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The Young and the Reckless

I. The Bumper The trip to Delaware was only supposed to last a day. David Pokora, a bespectacled University of Toronto senior with scraggly blond hair down to his shoulders, needed to travel south to fetch a bumper that he’d bought for his souped-up Volks­wagen Golf R. The American seller had balked at shipping to Canada, so Pokora arranged to have the part sent to a buddy, Justin May, who lived in Wilmington. The young men, both ardent gamers, shared a fascination with the inner workings of the Xbox; though…

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Latest Xbox update begins rolling out to Xbox Insiders today

New-Community-Tab New-Home New-Guide  View Slideshow Next Exit Microsoft has also focused on rebuilding the community sharing experiences with a more immersive Activity Feed, and the Game Bar is improved in Windows 10 with a single button that allows you to enable or disable Game Mode (which optimizes system resources for game performance) and there are new more detailed settings for sharing audio when broadcasting via Mixer. Microsoft sure seems to do a lot of rethinking with the Xbox interface, and it can be a jolt to players since once theyre…

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Tune in to Microsofts E3 Project Scorpio live stream

Its a big week for gamers everywhere, and Xbox loyalists in particular have plenty to be excited about. Microsoft is going live with their E3 press conference today at 2pm PT/5pm ET, and well finally get our first look at Project Scorpio. Some have speculated that Project Scorpio will be a Windows 10 gaming PC built specifically for the living room, converging PC and console gaming with todays grander media landscape. But, of course, we cant know for sure until Microsoft shows this thing off. The live stream will be…

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