Tag Archives: xbox one

Games With Gold Rundown for April 1-15

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The first half of the month for Games With Gold users is outstanding. You can still get EVOLVE: Ultimate Edition, Ryse: Son of Rome, and Darksiders.  EVOLVE was a rare AAA-level game made available on the service, and it’s one that is available for an entire month. Ryse is an Xbox One launch title that many expected to be on …

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Microsoft Announces Wireless Tech Controller Line

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Microsoft has announced an all-new line of Xbox One controllers. The tech series will revitalize the controller line and is inspired by both military technology and combat armor. The biggest gameplay improvements come from the new rubberized grip on the back of the controller, which should be incredibly helpful for long-term gaming sessions. On a pure appearance level, it has …

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Games With Gold Rundown for February 16-28

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This past week, a new pair of Games With Gold joined the lineup. The Xbox 360 game Star Wars: The Force Unleashed and the Xbox One’s Project Cars: Digital Edition were added while Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime will be available until the end of the month. The Force Unleashed stars the new protagonist Starkiller and was a huge early …

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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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Microsoft E3 2016 – Xbox Conference Rundown

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There is only one event every year that geeks hold their breath the entire year round waiting for. And that’s Comic Con. Okay, and maybe Blizzcon, Penny Arcade Expo, Game Developers conference, and more. I’m sorry, did I say one event a year? The impact E3 makes on gaming seems to be growing smaller (some would call that shrinking) , …

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The 5 Most Anticipated Xbox One Exclusive Games of 2016

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E3 is still more than two months away, and there are no doubt tons of games to be announced there, but already it looks like 2016 is going to be Microsoft’s best line-up of Xbox games ever. And that’s including all three Xbox consoles its put out since 2001. If you thought last year was great between Halo 5, Forza …

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Raising Your Gamerscore in the Age of Xbox One

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As I write this article in late February 2016, the Gamerscore on my primary profile, Fryburg84 stands at 173,753. According to Microsoft, the average Gamerscore as of 2015 stood at 11,286, so I guess you could say that I’m a little above average. I picked up my Xbox 360 and earned my first achievement in June 2006, so I’ve been …

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Xbox One Review: Elite Dangerous

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Space and science fiction used to be popular in the nineties. It started long before then, but by the nineties we had multiple Star Trek shows, Star Wars came back, and there were more games like Elite Dangerous than I could count. And then, like Star Trek on TV and Star Wars in the theatres, there came a point in …

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