Tag Archives: Xbox

Games With Gold Rundown for May 16-31

GamesWithGoldMay16-31

The first half of May has come and gone, and with it comes a new batch of Games with Gold. The first part of May gave us Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II and Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams Director’s Cut. The second half of the month keeps Giana Sisters in the fray while adding in Lara Croft and the Temple …

Read More »

Games With Gold Rundown for May 1-15

GamesWithGoldMay1-15

The first half of May is upon us, and brought with it a new batch of Games With Gold. The Walking Dead: Season Two continues from last month’s lineup, and will last until May 15. Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams – Director’s Cut will last all month and be available until May 31, while Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II is …

Read More »

Xbox One Review: Mirror’s Edge Catalyst

MIrror's Edge 6

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 …

Read More »

Microsoft E3 2016 – Xbox Conference Rundown

Halo-Wars-2-trailer-battle

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) , …

Read More »

Raising Your Gamerscore in the Age of Xbox One

Achievement unlocked

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 …

Read More »

February’s Free Games: Who Won?

styx ss

February’s free games are out, with both companies bringing a different approach to the table. PlayStation is hitting the unique category while Microsoft is hitting the RPG angle with the current generation. Let’s break down the games. Read on to see who we crowned the winner. Current Generation, PlayStation 4: Helldivers: Democracy Strikes Back This one may have flown under …

Read More »