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Super Mario Odyssey Has Hat-Based Co-op

Super Mario Odyssey Has Hat-Based Co-op

The E3 Spotlight reveal for Super Mario Odyssey looked fantastic, but the twinned characters of Mario and Cappy also open up the possibility for something beyond just being thrown as a weapon and letting you possess all manner of creatures and objects in the game.


The Xbox One X Is Not For Everybody, Says Microsoft's Phil Spencer

The Xbox One X Is Not For Everybody, Says Microsoft's Phil Spencer

The Xbox One X was just revealed during Microsoft's E3 2017 keynote, with Microsoft stating it's the "most powerful" console which will be on the market when it releases on November 7. "We will probably have more to talk about that soon". The Verge theorizes that Sony has an advantage over Microsoft right now in that it is selling more units per month than the Redmond company.


Why Microsoft's new Xbox costs $500 - and why that's fine

Why Microsoft's new Xbox costs $500 - and why that's fine

So not only will gamers be able to experience a selection of the original Xbox's library on the Xbox One, but they'll be able to play them with the original huge unwieldy Duke controller (it's actually pretty great for Halo: CE). "Developers are completely incentivised to give you the best experience they can". As a result, the six teraflops of Xbox One X won't be needed. To confuse the situation even further, the 4K and HDR labels provide no indication that they apply only to Xbox One ...



US Open Day One

Rory McIlroy in action at Erin Hills . This might have been more than anyone was expecting. Overnight leader Rickie Fowler faded as a group of four took charge of the US Open at Erin Hills . The Washington Ozaukee Public Health Department identified the bacteria in a water sample taken from a hydration station connected to a well near the 12th hole.


SUPER MARIO ODYSSEY is a Gloriously Weird Delight (E3 Preview)

SUPER MARIO ODYSSEY is a Gloriously Weird Delight (E3 Preview)

Showing a demo of the mode during the stream, game director Kenta Motokura said that the Switch's two detachable controllers inspired him to add co-op controls. On the agenda this time around was everything from the game design of Super Mario Odyssey to Koizumi's coffee brewing habits - it is an ask me anything , after all.