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No Man's Sky the action-adventure survival PC game now has an official TeamXPG trainer for it. Created by GoldZ the trainer allows you to use cheats in No Man Sky's PC version.

The trainer that has been updated and is now on version 2 includes mods such as All Items in Exosuit, Infinite Sprint, God Mode, Max Laser 100%, No laser Cooldown and $400 Million Units and a few other cheats. You can download No Man's Sky Trainer for PC/Windows now.

The zero-day trainer was created by the legendary GoldZ of TeamXPG. You can find the download for No Man Sky's PC Trainer on the official thread:

[TeamXPG] No Man's Sky *PC TRAINER*

Credit: GoldZ.
Sony is accepting beta testers for the upcoming PS4 Software Update. Registration for new beta testers is open and will begin sometime in early August. The PlayStation blog is yet to disclose what new features have been added.

This new PlayStation preview program will allow beta PS4 owners to take several new features and fixes for a test drive before the rest of the world gets the update. There has only ever been two previous system beta test openings and it is usually when there are a lot of new features being added such as the one released in March adding remote play capabilities allowing PS4 owners to play on a Mac and Windows PC.

Sony recently released an update 3.55. If you become a PS4 beta tester you can roll back at any point to the stable firmware should you decide.

Do you want to become a PS4 beta tester and see the features and updates before anyone else? Register before it closes. You must be at least 18 to participate. You can register here.

Source: PlayStation Blog
Aaron Greenberg Xbox's marketing executive has confirmed that the official release dates for the 500GB and 1TB versions of the new Xbox One S will be released next week. The 2TB version of the Xbox One S is believed to be launched on August 2nd.

The 500GB will retail for £249.99, whilst the larger capacity 1TB will set you back £299.99.

In our previous article we compared the difference between the Xbox One S and the Xbox One and here at XPG we recommend you hold out and save your money for when the next generation of Xbox comes out known as 'Xbox Scorpio'
If you follow the gaming news you must have heard by now there is a new version of the Xbox One arriving later on this year, and you might be considering should you get it? Well we recommend you hold out for the next generation but if you feel like upgrading here are the five differences between the original Xbox One and the Xbox One arriving later this year dubbed the "Xbox One S"



1. New design and a lot smaller than the current Xbox One.

The Xbox One S is a wonderful piece of art and compared to the origonal Xbox One it's 40% smaller and will look a lot nicer than the big black brick we're all used too.

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2. There is a brand new control pad, that is white too.

It's not a completely brand new controller but more an enhanced version of the current Xbox One controller and it has the ability to connect to your computer with a bluetooth and textured grips for better grip when your playing an intensive game.

3. No power adapter brick. Just a straight cable.

The power adapter is built into the new Xbox One "S" meaning you won't struggle to hide the massive power supply behind your TV.

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4. Improved Graphics (Slightly)

Xbox One "S" will look better that is because it uses HDR (high dynamic range) lighting technology games you have come to love such as "Gears of War 4" will look slightly better on the new xbox One S, a slight improvement but not one XPG would recommend you swap your original Xbox One in for a new one. The other major difference is it will support 4K televisions, but who has one of them right and those who do the movies available are pretty limited.

5. No Kinect adapter.

The Xbox One S doesn't have a built in port for the Kinect meaning you will need to buy a special adapter to make it work. Some people love Kinect's motion and voice controls others hate it but it appears Xbox "S" is distancing themselves from this a bit....
Xbox One hack – Team Xecuter hints at heavyweight machines used to reverse engineer the Xbox One

We talked a while ago about Team Xecuter implying they were working on some big hack for the Xbox One.

Recently, the admin of the Xecuter site dropped another “hint” about the machines they are using to reverse engineer the console.

All of this needs to be taken with a bucket of salt of course. That team has been promising an xbox one hack for quite some time now, but hasn’t provided any significant proof of anything. It’s not unusual for “veteran” hacking teams to claim they’ll have a new hack ready soon, when they’ve actually just started thinking about it. Some people have mentioned on this blog that it’s their only way to stay in people’s mind (well, I guess it kind of works since I’m writing about it right now).

Specifically, the photos of the devices below provided by Team Xecuter are not their own, but generic pictures from other sites of the internet. But if the pictures are to be believed, Team Xecuter have access to confocal scan microscopes, probe stations, and decapsulation systems. These devices easily cost several thousands of dollars. Not to mention that decapping CPUs pretty much means ruining a bunch of XBox Ones to analyze them.

Again, nothing proves Team Xecuter actually have access to this hardware, let alone that they’re using it for anything successful. Nevertheless, it’s cool to imagine what a hacking team with access to such expensive tools could do, given enough funds and time.

The full statement from the admin of the Xecuter site:

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The rise of high definition television and the increased demand for gaming quality is forcing the games console market to move at a faster pace than ever before. The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 have barely settled as the current generation of gaming machines, but they shouldn't sit too comfortably yet. Microsoft and Sony both plan to give their consoles 'half-generation' upgrades within the next two years, with the advanced machines going head to head once more.

So how does the upcoming Xbox Scorpio stand up against the PS4 Neo? It looks like the Scorpio might just have the edge. Of course, current information on the two projects amounts to leaks, speculations and a little bit of truth thrown in from press releases. The truth is, we don't know yet exactly what the consoles will be capable of. 18 months is a long time in the tech world, so we can be sure that more exciting announcements are coming before the Xbox Scorpio is finally released. However, we can take a look at what we already know, and how the Scorpio is shaping up beside its rival.

Both have been designed with 4K Ultra-HD and virtual reality in mind. The Xbox Scorpio console uses a graphics card similar to the GeForce GTX 1080, so it can step up to the demanding frame rates and displays of current generation video games. Games have advanced ahead of Xbox One capabilities already, so it is no surprise that graphics and power are in Microsoft's mind. The Scorpio's GPU is rumoured to far exceed that of the PS Neo, though Neo wins on overall CPU output. There is little to call between the two at this stage, but we can expect a lot more information in the coming months.

Xbox One fans may be divided on the idea of a new console so soon. However, if you hope to take full advantage of VR in the future, it seems that display capabilities are going to matter a great deal. In order to get the best gaming experience, it might be time to welcome a new...
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Final Fantasy fans are eagerly awaiting the release of Final Fantasy 15, tipped to hit shelves in September of this year. A new instalment in the direct series storyline, the game was first announced in 2006 and excitement has been building ever since. However, concerns have been raised regarding the game's performance on Xbox One consoles. Final Fantasy 15 was originally intended to be a PlayStation exclusive title, but plans were made to release it for Xbox as well when a high demand was noted. In 2014, developers announced that both leading current generation consoles would get access to the action RPG game.

Issues with the Xbox One version of the game were first noted during early public demonstrations and beta testing. Xbox One has always fallen some way behind its nearest competitor PlayStation when it comes to frame rates and displays, but this year's E3 conference suggests that we are about to see some serious changes to Xbox One graphic quality. These beautiful, detailed games could soon look much better, with fewer torn frames and less notable lag to distract players from the gaming experience.

Reports from testers reveal that the frame rate has undergone a significant boost, smoothing out game quality and improving the overall feel of gameplay. Game developers working on Final Fantasy acknowledge that there is still room for improvement. The current frame rate has the potential to dip as low as 26 or 27 fps, as opposed to the optimal 30 fps it is now capable of achieving. This is a promising start with a few months still to go before the game is released to the general market. Perhaps by September, we could see Final Fantasy 15 operating at above current standards.

Concerns over the game's performance don't seem to have dampened gamers' enthusiasm for the new title. Despite a few big games making their way to Xbox One, there is still a striking lack of AAA content for the current generation of consoles....
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Following an update in late 2015, Xbox One consoles can now play a selection of your old Xbox 360 titles - and the list of available games keeps growing longer. The addition of the backward compatibility feature was welcomed by fans when it was announced at 2015's E3 conference, and since then over 100 titles have been added to the backplay library - including some top rated content. However, some Xbox fans have criticised the delay in bringing favourite games into the feature. Microsoft have limited control over which games can be played through the 360 emulator, but many developers are keen to take advantage of the feature and are making their games available.

Titles were originally added every month in a batch, but Xbox is now releasing games as they are ready. The latest collection includes five titles: Portal 2, Left 4 Dead, Flashback, Brain Challenge and Babel Rising. These titles join some major titles such as Fallout 3, Fable, Gears of War and Mass Effect, as well as some retro classics and indie hits. Fans are expecting further announcements at 2016's E3 event, as rumours grow about Red Dead Redemption joining the compatible game ranks. Red Dead is currently leading the public vote for games people want to play, alongside COD: Black Ops 3 and the Skate series.

Some leaked reports online suggest that Red Dead backplay is on the cards in the near future. Online sources spotted a possible early release, with the game briefly available for Xbox One installation last month. It soon disappeared again, but fans are speculating that the 'test' precludes an announcement. Meanwhile, many new releases are now including their older titles in purchases, and announcing them for backward compatibility at this point. With a wave of new Xbox One titles expected toward the end of 2016, it might be that many previous games will be launched in the emulator at the same time. Microsoft regularly updates its available game list...
Microsoft recently announced the new 'Xbox Play Anywhere' program during the company's E3 2016 press conference and, as the title suggest, the program is set to bridge the gap between console and PC gamers.

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"Gamers have never had more choice in how and where they play," Xbox boss Phil Spencer said during the conference. "We are bringing our biggest games lineup ever to Xbox One and Windows 10, uniting gamers across networks on Xbox Live and expanding the Xbox One family of devices."

"At Microsoft Studios Publishing our mission is simple: Bring new blockbuster games to all of our platforms," added Shannon Loftis, head of Microsoft Studios publishing.

"We are hard work on a rich portfolio of new games ... These games will all be part of the Xbox Play Anywhere program. That means the next time you're in the middle of that crucial level but have to hit the road, your game goes with you. Save it on your console, pick it up again on your Windows 10 PC."

So how does it work? It really is a simple concept, you buy a game on either an Xbox One or a PC and the 'Play Anywhere' program will allow you to play that game on either Xbox One or PC at no additional cost. Buy a copy of Gears of War 4 on Xbox One, you could play it on your PC, and vice versa.

I use GOW 4 as an example here because it was announced as the first Xbox Play Anywhere title at E3. Of course all achievements earned and game progress carry over between both platforms.

We have listed all the Xbox Play Anywhere games below, and we'll keep this list up to date as new additions are announced.

Confirmed Xbox Play Anywhere Games
  • Gears of War 4
  • Sea of Thieves
  • Forza Horizon 3
  • Scalebound
  • State of Decay 2
  • Halo Wars 2
  • Recore
  • Crackdown 3
  • Ark: Survival Evolved
  • Cuphead
  • Phantom Dust
  • Killer Instinct: Season 3
  • We Happy Few
  • Slime Rancher
  • The Culling
  • Everspace
Left 4 Dead is one of the five new 360 games coming to Xbox One today
Microsoft announced a bunch of new games at its E3 press conference, and now it's announced the next games headed to Xbox One's backwards compatibility program.

The new additions for June 16 are Left 4 Dead, Portal 2, Flashback, Babel Rising, and Brain Challenge--the sequel to Left 4 Dead and Portal: Still Alive are already available on the program. These games were announced via Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb's Twitter and can now be played on Xbox One if you own the 360 versions of the aforementioned games.

Last week, Microsoft announced the backwards compatibility of XCOM: Enemy Within, Foul Play, Monopoly Plus, and Sega Bass Fishing.
New games are added to the program as they're ready, not on a set schedule. There are nearly 200 games in the backwards-compatible lineup. You can see all of the Xbox 360 games currently available to play on Xbox One here....