Posts Tagged ‘xbox’

Black Friday: Wal-Mart’s Sales And Offerings

by Peter Paltridgeon November 10, 2017
Wal-Mart is the next big box store to leak their Black Friday ad, so let’s see how cheap the games are there. Like Best Buy and Target, Wal-Mart will also be selling the 500GB XBox One S for $189 (currently Target has the lead here with the addition of a $25 gift card). They’re also […]


Black Friday: Target’s Sales And Offerings

by Peter Paltridgeon November 10, 2017
This year’s Black Friday video game sales from Target, console-wise, are similar to what we saw offered from Best Buy yesterday. This is typical — most retailers will cut the prices of big-ticket items comparatively close to one another. Let’s see what we can get. The Xbox One S 500GB console is $189.99, just like […]

Cuphead: The Popgeeks Review

by Peter Paltridgeon October 29, 2017
I will say one thing about Cuphead — it is incredibly easy. In fact it must be the easiest game ever made. I beat the first twelve bosses blindfolded, operating the controller with my feet while on Ambien. My cat beat the next five. There are games starring Elmo that are harder than this, especially […]


NUMANTIA Is Out Today For PS4 And PC

by Peter Paltridgeon October 25, 2017
You may not have heard of the Numantine War, but you’ve more likely heard of NUMANTIA, the new strategy game that puts history at your control. It’s out today for Playstation 4 and PC. NUMANTIA is based on a real event that happened over 2000 years ago, The game is set in the Iberian Peninsula […]


XBox One Will Run 13 Original XBox Games Starting Tomorrow

by Peter Paltridgeon October 23, 2017
They promised it would happen, and now it’s about to: the XBox One’s backward compatibility will reach all the way to the original XBox. As with the 360, the process will have to happen a handful of games at a time — when we’re dealing with different processors, it’s the nature of the beast. None […]

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E3 2017: Microsoft Won’t Make Money From The XBox One X

by Peter Paltridgeon June 16, 2017
The XBox One X will be both the most powerful and the most ridiculously expensive console in the world. But despite that large price towering over everything else on the market, Microsoft won’t be making a dime off it. This is according to XBox boss Phil Spencer, who responded to a question from Business Infomer. […]

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E3 2017: Microsoft Blasts Sony For Cross-Play Remarks

by Todd Blackon June 15, 2017
At E3 2017, several games were revealed to be cross-play compatible. Mainly Minecraft and Rocket League, both of which are on, or will be on, Nintendo Switch, and thus players can play with others on that console too. However, Sony declined to take part in this Cross-Play opportunity, citing that they wanted to keep their […]

E3 2017: Project Scorpio Is Now Xbox One X

by Todd Blackon June 11, 2017
UPDATE!!!!!!: Microsoft has revealed that the console will actually be named the Xbox One X. No price has been given as of yet, but stay tuned! The console has been confirmed for a November 17th launch day. The $499 price has been confirmed as well. For a while now, Microsoft has been using the name […]

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Sonic Mania Will Be Out August 15

by Peter Paltridgeon May 30, 2017
Sega has decided to leap ahead of E3 and announce the solid release date for Sonic Mania, their throwback 2D Sonic game. The company says it’s recommitted itself to improving the Sonic brand and releasing better games….but they’ve said that before. It’s hard to mess up the basic formula of an oldschool Sonic game, though […]

Competitive Survival Game The Culling Is Coming To Xbox One

by Nathan Gibsonon May 25, 2017
The Battle Royale-inspired competitive survival game The Culling is coming exclusively to the Xbox One on June 2. Microsoft has announced that the title will be arriving through the Xbox Game Preview program. The Culling sees players being dropped into a sadistic game show where the only goal is to survive. Taking inspiration from movies […]

Will Alan Wake Truly Be Gone Forever Next Week?

by Peter Paltridgeon May 12, 2017
Just about every news site you visit has probably already informed you that Remedy Entertainment and Microsoft’s Alan Wake is about to be yanked from Steam and the XBox Games Store. Apparently a licensing deal for several pre-recorded tunes used in the game’s soundtrack is about to expire, and once it does on May 15, […]

343 Industries Admit The Lack of Focus On Master Chief In Halo 5 Was A Mistake

by Nathan Gibsonon April 29, 2017
Halo 5: Guardians was a major departure for the series when compared to its predecessors. Early marketing material positioned the main character, Master Chief, as a possible bad guy while the finished product saw the campaign split playing time between the famous Spartan and a new group of super soldiers. This deviation from the an […]