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Xbox One Preview: Battlefield One Beta

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For fans of the first person shooter genre, I don’t have to give the history of the Battlefield franchise. It got its roots in the, at the time overused, World War 2 setting, and brought new possibilities to gaming. It came out on the PC in 2002 titled Battlefield 1942, and the FPS landscape at the time was very different …

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Xbox One Preview: Titanfall 2 – Technical Test Week 2

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  The Titanfall 2 pre-Alpha technical test had its second round this past weekend and, while most of the content was the same, we did get to see a new map, and we were given enough time to unlock the rest of the weapons and perks that we didn’t have access to previously. This second test has only made the …

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Xbox One Preview: Titanfall 2 – Technical Test Week 1

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  Jetpacks, wall running, and mechs seem to be growing increasingly popular in FPS lately, and that might be due to Titanfall. Now, the upcoming Titanfall 2 follows on the heels of the massively successful original with new upgrades to the multiplayer and the series’ first single player campaign. We were given our first taste of the improved multiplayer over …

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Xbox One Review: Layers of Fear

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  Back when PT, the famed stealth-demo for Silent Hills, came out the internet was lit ablaze. When Silent Hills was cancelled, the internet was equally invigorated, but for all new reasons. PT had gotten everyone’s hopes up and that small taste of what never came to be inspired several other development teams to make their own similar games. Among …

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Xbox One Review: Hawken

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  Hawken is an online only first person shooter that places players in the cockpit of their very own mech for competitive and cooperative multiplayer. Whereas titles like Titanfall allow the player to go around on foot, Hawken doesn’t give you the option to bailout. Here you live and die entirely in your two-legged tank. Setting Hawken further aside from …

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Xbox One Review: Mirror’s Edge Catalyst

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I never really liked the original Half Life. Sure I enjoyed the mods, and the whole multiplayer community surrounding it, but I could never beat the campaign without cheats. It was all the platforming levels. Trying to make precision jumps on small platforms that one could easily miss and fall to their death is really hard when you can’t see …

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Xbox One Review: Gears of War Ultimate Edition

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For as many console generations as I can remember, console wars have been waged for sales dominance, with first and second party exclusive games as their soldiers and weapons on the battlefield. There was a time when Mario would go head to head with Sonic, a time when Sega did what Nintendont. Though the players in the conflict have changed …

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