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Xbox One Review: Doom

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I grew up in the ’90s when fast-paced shooters like Doom, Quake, and Unreal were king. I put countless hours into the many campaigns of the old Doom games (even the underrated Doom 64) and then had my first deathmatch experiences in Quake and Unreal Tournament. Those were fun times, but over the years I’ve grown to find those games …

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Xbox One Impressions: Gears of War 4 Beta

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Gears of War has been a franchise integral to the brand of Xbox since the release of the first game in 2006. At the time of release the shooter genre was a very different beast than it is now. There was a time when “run & gun” was the most common way to play a shooter. When you came across …

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Xbox One Review: Superhot

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Gaming has been so completely oversaturated by first-person shooters  over the past two decades that it’s hard to imagine that there’s any room left for innovation. Fast-paced shooters. Slow-paced, methodical shooters. FPSs with parkour and RPG elements. It seems like it’s all been done. The last time there was something truly different in the field was when Valve released Portal, …

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5 Xbox One Games We Want to See at E3 2016

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E3 is like Christmas for gamers. Maybe we don’t actually get anything that day (unless we’re lucky enough to attend), but after months of hoping and wishing, we at least find out what we’ll be playing for the rest of the year. The announcements at E3 can be enough to make grown men weep, or can nearly sink a console. …

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Xbox One Review: Dark Souls III

Dark Souls III Review

I’m not really a fan of difficult games. That doesn’t mean that I enjoy a cake walk like Yoshi’s Story (one of the worst and easiest games I’ve ever played). I like a bit of a challenge. Games like the recent Quantum Break or Halo 5 are challenging games with great difficulty curves that I really enjoyed. But if I …

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Xbox One Beta Impressions: Doom

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There has been a void in gaming, an absentee of a certain brand of First Person shooter. A statement like that will probably come as a shock to many people, as the FPS genre is arguably the most bloated and crowded genre in the current video game landscape. There’s been an ongoing movement one can plot, from before Call of …

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Xbox One Review: TRON RUN/r

TRON RUN/r review

My girlfriend plays free games on her Android, but isn’t much of a gamer beyond that. She says that console games are “too complicated” for her, so she mostly leaves me be while I play whatever I want. So as I’m playing TRON RUN/r, she’s sitting next to me on the couch on her phone, not paying much attention to …

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