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Rise of the Tomb Raider Hits PC on January 28

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We now have a solid release date for the PC edition of Rise of the Tomb Raider! Lara Croft’s latest adventure will hit Windows 10 and Steam on January 28.

Rise of the Tomb Raider is the sequel to the successful 2013 game Tomb Raider. In this new installment, Lara is following in her father’s footsteps by searching for something called the Divine Source, which is reportedly making people immortal. Rise of the Tomb Raider was our Xbox One 2015 game of the year. It will be coming to PS4 by the end of 2016. Read More

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Xbox Live Gold Member? Get Your Black Friday Deals Before Everyone Else

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If you’re a member of Xbox Live Gold, you can get Microsoft’s Black Friday deals starting today. And you’ll be paying less than everyone else. Early access to the store exclusively for Gold members will end on Nov. 23, when the public sale begins.

The sale is offering some pretty big discounts on some pretty big games. If you’ve got an Xbox One, you can get Evolve for $16, Dark Souls 2 for $20 and Mortal Kombat X for $29.99. Other games on sale include Grand Theft Auto V for $35.99, the Telltale Games Collection for $36.30, Madden NFL 16 for $35.99, NBA 2K16 for $47.99, and the Skylander’s Superchargers Portal Owner’s pack for $29.99. Read More

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How to Use an Xbox One Wireless Controller With PC

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Microsoft is releasing an adapter that will allow you to use your Xbox Wireless Controller with PC or tablets (with USB 2.0 or USB 3.0). That includes games streamed to Windows 10. It’s only compatible with Windows 10, though, and it’s only for Xbox One Wireless Controllers—your favorite old Xbox 360 controllers won’t work.

The instructions say you can bind the adapter to your controller “to enable the same gaming experience you are used to on Xbox One,” including chat functions and high quality stereo audio. You’ll also get an additional USB extender cable.

The Xbox Wireless Adapter isn’t available on the Xbox Store yet, but it looks like you can preorder it from Amazon for $24.99. The adapter will be officially available October 20 2015.  Microsoft warns that a significant firmware update may be required.