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New XBox One Update Adds 360 Games, 16-Person Chat

by Peter Paltridgeon March 23, 2016
The XBox One’s new backwards compatibility feature is pretty keen, but what if you don’t own one of those old discs and don’t feel like hunting around the used game bins to find one? Today that problem was solved: Microsoft introduced a new firmware update to their console that will let consumers buy XBox 360 […]
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Bully And Manhunt Emerge On Sony PlayStation 4

by Alex Beanon March 22, 2016
Sony PlayStation had a little spring surprise up their sleeves with today’s announcement of the emergence of former PS2 stalwarts “Bully” and “Manhunt” in its PlayStation Store. Both games come from Rockstar – makers of the wildly popular “Grand Theft Auto” series and “Bully” is essentially a high school comedy version of the GTA series […]

Overwatch Animated Short: Recall

Overwatch Animated Short: Recall

by Alex Beanon March 22, 2016
The newest team-based shooter video game coming down the pike is “Overwatch” from Activision-Blizzard. Here is the animated short entitled “Recall” issued to promote the upcoming game [which has an open beta from May 5-9, 2016]…
Black Ops 3’s Nuketown Liberated For All Users

Black Ops 3’s Nuketown Liberated For All Users

by Peter Paltridgeon March 21, 2016
Before Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 was due to come out last November, Activision offered the Nuketown multiplayer map as an incentive. Only those who held preorders would be allowed to step back into the classic map from Black Opses gone past. That lasted about five months. Nuk3town has now been unlocked for everyone […]

Halo 5: Guardians Trailer Promises Multiplayer Experience

Halo 5: Guardians Trailer Promises Multiplayer Experience

by Alex Beanon March 21, 2016
The Warzone Firefight in “Halo 5: Guardians” is set to arrive in Summer 2015 and the newest trailer says one of the things you can expect is a “all-new multiplayer experience”. That means, in Firefight mode, you can employ up to eight players on your team against waves of “overwhelming enemies” while trying to complete […]
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Finally Revealed: The Playstation VR

by Peter Paltridgeon March 16, 2016
The second coming of virtual reality seemed all but inevitable until those first price tags started coming out. The Oculus Rift would cost $600. The HTC Vive would cost $800! The only major player yet to be revealed in full was Sony’s Playstation VR, and consumers cried out, “Save us, Sony! Give us an affordable […]

Microsoft Xbox Finds Its Quantum Break Nirvana With Its Cinematic Trailer

Microsoft Xbox Finds Its Quantum Break Nirvana With Its Cinematic Trailer

by Alex Beanon March 11, 2016
We are not certain how Kurt Cobain would have felt about a poor version of one of his band Nirvana’s seminal songs – “Come As You Are” – being used to tout a video game…wait, on second thought, yes we do. Nevertheless, Microsoft will use it anyway in its cinematic trailer for “Quantum Break” [release […]
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Blow Up Armies, Spaceships And Bunnies In This Week’s Nintendo Download

by Peter Paltridgeon March 10, 2016
This week in the Nintendo Download, the third Fire Emblem Fates game has been made downloadable. The fortunate few who found the Limited Edition 3-in-1 cart already have this version. but the majority of consumers will be experiencing Fire Emblem Fates: Revelation as DLC. In Birthright you chose family; in Conquest you chose rebellion; in […]

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Highlights And Lowlights Of The New Nintendo Direct

by Peter Paltridgeon March 3, 2016
A new Nintendo Direct broadcasted at 2 this afternoon. It delivered good and bad news for Super Mario Maker: the good is that we’re finally getting keys, and the bad is that they’re giving us an even WORSE version of Expert Mode called Super Expert Mode. I’m just going to have to accept now that […]
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New Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst Videos Highlight Twists To Gameplay

by Peter Paltridgeon March 3, 2016
Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst is now two months away. Though Faith will for the most part control the same way she did in the original, developer DICE has come up with some new moves to enhance the gameplay. The most enticing of these new moves is the concept of Focus and Flow: Build up and maintain […]