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Action, PlayStation 4, Role Playing Game, Xbox One
Kingdom Hearts III… Wait Really?! What’s In That Trailer?

I have satellite internet. I hate satellite internet. It’s only marginally faster than dial-up, has a problem with letting more…

News, Nintendo, Wii U
Nintendo Nearly Showed New Zelda At E3; Possible Reveal In The Near Future?

  Shigeru Miyamoto, the as-of-yet unretired mastermind behind The Legend of Zelda franchise – among others, of course – more…

First Person Shooter, Microsoft, Xbox One
Xbox One Halo Announced

Microsoft briefly teased the Halo title that will be hitting the Xbox One in 2014. It didn’t feature any gameplay: just a more…

Microsoft, Xbox One
Xbox One Price Point And Release Date Announced

Microsoft just announced the release window and price point for the Xbox One. Hitting shelves this November, the console will more…

Microsoft, Xbox One
Microsoft Shows Off Dead Rising 3

Microsoft showed off Dead Rising 3 at their E3 keynote. This time, the zombie outbreak takes place in the city of Los more…

Microsoft, Xbox One
Microsoft Offers More Detail On Quantum Break

Quantum Break was a title that Microsoft showed off briefly at the Xbox One reveal, but Remedy gave us a little more to go more…

Microsoft, Xbox One
Insomniac Jumps To Xbox One

Ted Price, head of former Sony-only developer Insomniac, took to Microsoft’s stage to announce their new title, Sunset more…

Microsoft, News, Platformer, Xbox One
Microsoft Announces Max: The Curse of Brotherhood

Microsoft unveiled a new game for the Xbox 360 at their press conference. Max: The Curse of Brotherhood was given a brief more…

Microsoft, Xbox One
Xbox Press Conference Opens With Metal Gear Solid 5; Introduces New Cast of Characters

Microsoft opened their press conference with a new trailer for the upcoming Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain, showing a more…

Microsoft, News, Xbox One
Microsoft Trolls Cola Generation By Teaming With Pepsi

Regardless of my feelings toward the Xbox One, I had held on to some vague hope that, now that their new console was going to more…

PlayStation 3, Role Playing Game, Trailers, Xbox 360
Lighting Returns Gameplay Demo Is Short And Sweet

Square may have pushed back the release date of the final installment in the Final Fantasy XIII trilogy to February of next more…

Editorials, Features, Microsoft, News, PlayStation 4, Sony, Xbox One
Next-Gen Or No Gen?

I’d like to preface what I’ve written here by saying that this is not a scathing attack on Microsoft, the Xbox One, or any of more…

Action, First Person Shooter, PC, PlayStation 3, Reviews, Xbox 360
RipTen Review: Call of Juarez: Gunslinger (PC)

There are three things I’d like to see in more video games: an engaging story (har har, aren’t I clever?), jetpacks, and more…

Microsoft, News, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
Xbox One Will Not Be Backwards Compatible

One of the biggest advantages the Xbox One might have had over the PlayStation 4 would have been the ability to play Xbox 360 more…

News, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One
Battlefield 4 To Hit PlayStation 4 And Xbox One

EA has announced that the upcoming Battlefield 4 will be available on both the PlayStation 4 and the newly unveiled Xbox more…