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You can now play Mass Effect 2 and 3 on Xbox One

One of the Xbox One's best features is its backwards compatibility support. Gamers who don't own an Xbox 360 can purchase and play an enormous collection of older titles through the Xbox One, and those that do own 360 games…

Weekend game deals: Hitman Pack w/ Absolution, ME3 Deluxe $9 each

Along with providing another opportunity to grab Tomb Raider for less than $15, Steam and its ilk have trimmed prices on various Activision, Ubisoft, EA and Square Enix titles. Highlights include a $9 Hitman bundle with the Professional Edition of Absolution, Modern Warfare 3 for...

Black Ops II accidentally shipped with Mass Effect 2 disc

If you plan to pick up Call of Duty: Black Ops II this week, you may want to rely on a digital service rather than a retail store. According to many users on Steam, Reddit, the Call of Duty forums and elsewhere, boxed copies of Activision's latest shooter can't be fully installed via DVD...

Weekend game deals: QuakeCon promos, 2K summer sale

Celebrating QuakeCon 2012 (August 2-5), distributors have discounted Bethesda and id titles, with Steam hosting a new daily deal through Sunday. Valve also serves up a $99.99 QuakeCon Pack that includes content across franchises such as Doom, Fallout, Hexen, Quake, and TES...

Mass Effect 3 Tested, Benchmarked

As you've undoubtedly heard, the third installment of BioWare's Mass Effect trilogy hit shelves last Tuesday. Being one of the year's most anticipated launches, it's no surprise to see it with an aggregate review score of over 90.

We've benchmarked Mass Effect 3 across three different resolutions with two dozen GPU configurations -- including AMD's new Radeon HD 7000 series. We'll also see how the performance scales when overclocking an eight-core FX-8150, along with benching a handful of other Intel and AMD processors.