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Microsoft Planning Windows 10 To Xbox One Streaming With Full Keyboard And Mouse Support

Written by Stuart Thomas on 30 July 2015 at 14:00

Up until now, Microsoft has been keen to make a big song and dance about Windows 10’s ability to stream Xbox One games to a PC. That’s all well and good, if a little niche, but what about the other way around? Microsoft’s on the case, with head of Xbox Phil Spencer revealing that it will eventually be a possibility.

It seems a much better fit than streaming from an Xbox One to a PC, and it means you could potentially keep your gaming rig as a desk set-up, as well as beaming it out to your television for some couch play. To help this become a factor, the Xbox One will soon be receiving and update that will allow it support keyboard and mouse inputs. [More]

The Next World Of Warcraft Expansion Is To Be Revealed At Gamescom 2015

Written by Neil Soutter on 30 July 2015 at 12:45

With Warlords of Draenor falling a little flat among the World of Warcraft community, it seems Blizzard has worked double time to get things back on track. A new World of Warcraft expansion is set to be revealed at GamesCom in a week’s time. The as-yet-untitled expansion pack will be unveiled at 9AM PDT on August 6.

Blizzard revealed as much via a blog posting, and it’s a little unusual that it wouldn’t hold on until its own BlizzCon event later this year for the big reveal. The final content update for World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor is now complete. and Blizzard is ready to reveal what’s next for the decade-old MMORPG. [More]

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AMD And Nvidia Released Updated Windows 10 Radeon And GeForce Graphics Card Drivers

Written by Joffy S on 30 July 2015 at 11:30

Both AMD and Nvidia have released updated graphics card drivers following the launch of Windows 10 yesterday. In a bit of a role reversal, an Nvidia driver clash proved a bit of a headache for GeForce owners, who found a conflict between Windows Update and the outdated drivers on Nvidia’s own website caused a number of issues.

By all accounts the upgrade for Radeon owners was plain sailing, but AMD has also issued its own updated Catalyst driver which should iron out any problems with the beta release. Both the AMD Catalyst and Nvidia GeForce drivers come with full DirectX 12-ready Windows 10 support. This unlocks all sorts of extra capabilities in your graphics card, the benefits of which we should begin seeing early next year. [More]

Techland Announces Dying Light: The Following, A Vehicle-Based Expansion Pack

Written by Stuart Thomas on 30 July 2015 at 10:15

Techland has announced the first fully-fledged expansion pack for Dying Light will be called The Following. As seen in the previous teaser video, Dying Light: The Following will feature drivable all-terrain dirt buggies to tear it up across its vast open world. Techland pitch Dying Light: The Following as a feature-heavy, story-based expansion pack.

We’ve got our hands on the first ever screenshots, as well as some early details for what this promising pack holds in store for us. "For Dying Light: The Following we're adding a number of bold game-changers to create one massive expansion", said Tymon Smektala, producer on The Following. [More]

Twelve Reasons Why You Should Not Get The Free Windows 10 Upgrade

Written by tzzsmk on 29 July 2015 at 18:30

Microsoft's shiny new Windows 10 operating system is here. Hooray! Before we all run and upgrade however, let's take a step back and think just what we're getting ourselves into. Similarly to Windows Vista, Windows 10 is a leap forward which sadly is far from being flawless.

Most of you have no doubt be eyeing up that upgrade icon which has been sitting in your system tray. Suddenly Windows 7 or 8 seems dusty and old. The grass isn't always greener on the other side however, and it might pay to wait before you commit to Windows 10. To help you with this thorny decision, here's twelve reasons why you shouldn't get a free upgrade to Windows 10.  [More]

How to Delete Your Old Windows.old Installation Folder In Windows 10

Written by Joffy S on 29 July 2015 at 17:30

When you upgrade to Windows 10, Microsoft tries to make things as painless as possible for you. It's the reason why your old Windows installation is kept nice and safe in its own folder when you upgrade to Windows 10. That's great if you want access to your old stuff, and even better if you want to downgrade.

If you're limited for space however, you're going to want to get rid of it. If you are sure you want to keep Windows 10 and you have no intention of rolling back, then you can delete your old Windows installation in order to make room on your storage drive. This unused Windows file can be upwards of 15GB, which can take up a significant chunk on a Solid State Drive. [More]

Rainbow Six Siege Terrohunt Trailer Shows Us The Art Of Defenestration

Written by Neil Soutter on 29 July 2015 at 16:45

One of the most exciting things to come out of Ubisoft's press conference was the news that terrorist hunt would be returning to Rainbow Six Siege. Or Terrohunt as Ubisoft adamantly puts it. One of the most popular modes from previous Rainbow Six games like Vegas and Vegas 2, Terrorist Hunt features a squad of cooperative playing working together to take down an army of AI enemy terrorists.

Ubisoft has released a brand new trailer for the mode, showing us just how this mode will work. It's also accompanied by the rather spurious claim that it's an interactive trailer. The only thing you'll be doing is clicking occasionally to learn a bit more about various gameplay aspects. Don't let that detract from the fun of watching things blowing up though.  [More]

How To Rollback Windows 10 To Your Previous Windows Installation

Written by Joffy S on 29 July 2015 at 15:45

So Windows 10 is the new hotness. You’ve gone and grabbed it at the first opportunity, clicking through the installation process like a person possessed. But once it’s done, you realise you’ve made a horrendous mistake. You don’t like the layout. You hate the pesky Start Menu. Your favourite game doesn’t work.

There’s all manner of reasons why your upgrade to Windows 10 could go wrong. Luckily, there’s a built in panic button should you need. This allows you to revert your Windows 10 installation back to the exact same Windows 7 or Windows 8 install you had before this whole nightmare started. [More]

The Witcher 3 New Game Plus DLC Explained In Further Detail

Written by Stuart Thomas on 29 July 2015 at 13:15

Yesterday CD Projekt RED announced a New Game+ mode for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. Now it’s detailed what the mode actually entails for long time players. So if your 200-hour quest wasn’t enough to sate your appetite for adventure, you’ll find plenty more to devour here.

CDPR community manager Marcin Momot spilled the beans, explaining how New Game+ will work in The Witcher 3. It will of course require that you’ve completed The Witcher 3 at least once, but it will start you out on a brand new playthrough. You’ll be retaining all of the items, alchemy recipes and experience you accrued from your first playthrough. If you hadn’t reached level 30 yet, you’ll be bumped up to this for New Game +. [More]

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