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Xbox Live on Nintendo Switch!? Not so fast, says Microsoft

As we reported in February, rumors stemming from French gaming website Jeuxvideo indicated that Microsoft is bringing Xbox Live functionality to the Nintendo Switch. Xbox execs are now putting the kibosh on these rumors, stating that they have no “specific announcements” to share at the time being. Here’s how Microsoft’s Gaming Cloud Chief Kareem Choudhry puts it: “Our goal is

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Sony’s censorship policy hits “Devil May Cry 5” on PS4

Sony’s recently implemented policy of censoring third party games on the PlayStation platform has finally come to a triple-A release. Capcom’s long-awaited Devil May Cry 5 was released last week on all platforms, but the game’s day-one patch on PS4 censors a cinematic scene in the game using, you guessed it, lens flare. Keep in mind that there are slight

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“Descent” spiritual successor “Overload” coming to Xbox One, features cross-play with PC

Revival Productions’ spiritual successor to Descent has been available on PC and PS4 since last year, but on 6 March, Overload will also be coming to Xbox One. Made by many of Descent’s original creative team, Overload is a six-degrees-of-freedom sci-fi shooter. Unlike the PS4 version, however, the Xbox One port of Overload will feature cross-play with the PC version. Here’s Revival’s

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Chomp bites one off: ToeJam & Earl… well, just Earl, actually (interview, humor)

Every now and again, we at The Splintering are going to lean on our mascot, Chomp the Termite, to go out into the world of myth and fiction to get the stories that we non-fictional types just can’t get. Today, Chomp digs deep with Earl from the classic ToeJam & Earl series, which is finally getting a long-awaited sequel with

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“Cuphead”, “Ori and the Blind Forest” could be coming to Switch… sort of (Rumor)

*Note: this post includes information that has not been officially confirmed by either Nintendo or Microsoft. It originates from a French source, and can we ever really trust the French? I mean… really? As part of a deal to bring Xbox Game Pass to the Switch, French gaming website Jeuxvideo is reporting that Xbox One-exclusive titles could be playable on

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Activision releases Lady Butterfly trailer for “Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice”

Triple-A game publisher and B-list gaming villain* Activision has released a new trailer for From Software’s upcoming action/adventure game, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. This trailer features a deadly octogenarian known as “Lady Butterfly”, who looks like she’d be quick to julienne your Johnson if you mistake her for Madame Butterfly. Have a look for yourself. Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is

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Amy revealed as the next “Soulcalibur VI” DLC character

If you’ve been following our Soulcalibur VI coverage, this news shouldn’t surprise you. Bandai Namco finally revealed that Amy, Raphael’s adopted daughter, would be the next DLC fighter added to the Soulcalibur VI roster. You can watch Amy’s reveal trailer below.   There is currently no release date for Amy’s DLC. Those who bought the season pass or the deluxe/collector’s

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