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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 […]

Yooka-Laylee (Xbox One) Review

by Nathan Gibsonon April 12, 2017
As you might have guessed from its name, Yooka-Laylee is a tribute to the retro 3D platformers that were first introduced to the world two decades ago, most notably taking inspiration from Rare’s Banjo-Kazooie. It has been crafted by Playtonic Games, made up of several former Rare staffers, and was funded due to a highly […]

How Much Better Is The XBox Scorpio?

by Peter Paltridgeon April 6, 2017
Microsoft recently gave some reporters from the website Digital Foundry a sneak peek under the hood at XBox Scorpio, the codenamed souped-up version of the XBox One that’s supposed to retail this fall. XBox has sworn up and down that this console will stomp the competition into the dirt tech-wise. Will it be worth a […]

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Pixel Noir: When Retro Gets Hard-Boiled

by Peter Paltridgeon February 21, 2017
Indie developers BadLand Games and SWDTech Games have been working on a different kind of retro-visual game for the past six years. Titled Pixel Noir, it’s an RPG that avoids all the typical RPG cliches by casting itself in a new genre: the opposite of fantasy, detective noir. Pixel Noir puts you in the shoes […]

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Shift Happens On Steam Next Week

by Peter Paltridgeon February 15, 2017
Shift Happens is the name of a cool-looking co-op puzzler from Klonk Games that will arrive on Steam and XBox One next week. Two players take control of Bismo and Plom, two jelly blob creatures that were joined together in a freak accident and must work together to escape 40 levels filled with puzzles and […]


Yooka-Laylee’s Release Date, A New Trailer And More

by Peter Paltridgeon December 13, 2016
Playtonic Games, crafters of the crowdfunded Banjo-Kazooie love letter known as Yooka-Laylee, have just dropped the announcement everybody’s been waiting for….the game is nearly complete and we have a release date! You’ll be able to hop and bop with a lizard and bat April 11, 2017..for just $39.99! (This is the preorder price; it may […]