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Jan 02 2018

January 2018 Xbox Live Games With Gold

I’m a little late getting this one up – it’s already January, but this wouldn’t be the first time I was a little behind on getting to covering these. Right, let’s cut straight to this months 4 games: Van Helsing III, ZOMBI, Tomb Raider: Underworld, and Army of Two. On The Xbox One we have …

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Oct 27 2017

The Kinect Is Dead

So, in more gaming news over the past few days, Microsoft announced that they were ending sales of the Kinect accessory and, I can only presume,  no more game software will be released that supports, or at least none that will absolutely require, the device. I’d say, about time. While the Kinect in principle isn’t …

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Jun 12 2017

How I’m Going To Do E3 Game Coverage

The major element of E3 is the games. Last year, I only covered a few major games and let the rest come and go as it was. This year, I plan on covering many many more games, over the next week or so – easily probably 20 different games are certainly worth me at least …

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Jun 12 2017

Original Xbox Games To Be Playable On The Xbox One

A somewhat minor announcement from Microsoft yesterday that has me quite excited is that later in 2017 games from the original Xbox library will be playable on the Xbox One as an extension of backwards compatibility! The original Xbox had a relatively short life – from late 2001, till 2005 and the release of the …

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Jun 12 2017

Let The E3 2017 Coverage Begin!

Just because I’m “not excited for E3” doesn’t mean the news presented at the event doesn’t excite me! It certainly does, and had you read that previous article carefully you would have seen the point is the information, not the event itself – the event is archaic, but the news shared isn’t. No, I’m Not …

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Jun 06 2017

No, I’m Not Excited For E3 2017

The yearly Electronics Entertainment Expo, known as “E3” will be taking place from June 13th through the 15th, 2017. As usual, the gaming community, both average gamers and the games media, are getting excited to see what Sony, Nintendo, Microsoft, and the dozens of major 3rd party game publishers will be showing off. As the …

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May 23 2017

June 2017 Xbox Live Games With Gold

Time for the next months Games with Gold lineup, and this time we’re changing the article format a bit. Something I find interesting is that this time around, I’m seeing pretty positive feedback on the YouTube comments on this one, a rare treat to see people not complaining nonstop about the game selection. That’s a …

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Apr 03 2017

Game Accessory Maker Mad Catz Is No More

UPDATE: The company returned on January 4th, 2018: http://www.xadara.com/the-return-of-mad-catz/ Back on March 30th, 2017, video game hardware accessory maker Mad Catz announced it was closing, after filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy and being de-listed from the New York Stock Exchange. The company has been spiraling downhill for quite some time now, sadly, and while there are …

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Feb 28 2017

Xbox Game Pass – It Seems Alright To Me

Upon waking up today I looked through twitter, as I do every day, and found Xbox’s “Major Nelson” tweeting about a new service coming to the Xbox brand: Xbox Game Pass. https://majornelson.com/2017/02/28/introducing-xbox-game-pass-unlimited-access-to-more-than-100-games/ This is pretty straightforward service, from the looks of things: Pay about $10 a month and have a selection of full games to …

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Feb 22 2017

March 2017 Xbox Live Games With Gold

You know the drill, a new month, a new set of 4 games, 2 for the Xbox one, and 2 for the Xbox 360, free with your Xbox Live Gold subscription. They may not always be the best games, but they don’t cost you anything extra beyond the price of the service (hence the use …

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