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Games With Gold Rundown for Feb. 1-15

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Since June of 2013, Microsoft has given away multiple games each month across both the Xbox 360 and Xbox One marketplaces. The program has given players over 100 free games across each system, and can usually be relied on to give you high-quality games at no additional cost with your Xbox Live Gold membership. The first half of February has …

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Xbox One: Mafia III Review

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While prior Mafia games set you into early parts of the 20th century, Mafia III begins with an iconic hit of the game’s era – “All Along the Watchtower” by Jimi Hendrix, telling you right away that this won’t be just another typical mafia tale. We’re told of our protagonist Lincoln Clay’s past – being abandoned as a child and …

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Xbox One Review: X-com 2

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There’s an odd joy to playing games like The Sims. Perhaps it’s a joy not everyone appreciates, and perhaps it’s a joy that’s not the same for everyone. I mean what’s fun about watching little made up people go about their day, live and then die, when you could do that in real life? The whole point of video games …

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Xbox One: Battlefield 1 Review

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DICE has been changing the first person shooter genre for over a decade with the Battlefield franchise. It went from being a relatively unknown series to one of gaming’s most valuable properties and gone from a World War II shooter to something with modern-day trappings, to even a cops vs. robbers motif. Now, Battlefield 1 takes things back to War …

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Xbox One Review: Deus Ex Mankind Divided

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My favourite game of all time is a title that has changed hands more than once throughout my life. It’s a list of games populated with all the regular cliches. Final Fantasy 7 is often at the top, for instance, though sometimes I’ll say Final Fantasy 4 when I’m feeling like a hipster. I love strong storytelling in games, and …

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Xbox One Hardware Review: Xbox One S

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In the almost three years since the Xbox One’s release, the console has seen many ups and downs. The original Kinect requirement alienated many, and when it was dropped as a mandate from the versions being sold, sales skyrocketed. Since then, a great many bundles have been released offering up more value for the money and increasing consumer demand for …

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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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