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Kao the Kangaroo Xbox Series X Review

One of my earliest childhood memories is of playing Spyro the Dragon back on the PlayStation One. Since then, I've always found myself partial to charming 3D platformer series such as Crash the Bandicoot, Super Mario, Banjo-Kazooie, and so on. That's a big reason why...

Lumote want to miss this

It is surprisingly rare to find a game as strikingly unique and beautiful as Lumote: The Mastermote Chronicles developed by Luminawesome Games and Wired Productions. Released on May 1st 2022, this game is hot off the presses and well worth it for $19.99 on Nintendo...

Alchemist Simulator Xbox Review

It is so very appealing thinking about alchemy in the fantastical sense. Building and creating potions with eyes of newts and tongues of frogs has long been a dream of some and I am here to tell you that now it is a possibility! Within reason, of course, and a lot...

Weird West Xbox Series X Review

The wild west has always been one of my favorite settings for media to take place in. There's just something so appealing about the gunslinger tropes that always manages to pull me right in. One issue that does often plague the genre however, is the unwillingness for...

Tunic Xbox Series X Review

Back during E3 2017 I was fresh out of High School, completely uncertain of my future. I mean that literally, the first day of E3 took place just a day after my graduation, and while I did feel a bit of uncertainty towards my future, the moment I saw Tunic get...

Xbox nabs another JRPG

Every day that I can write about another JRPG making its way to the Xbox ecosystem is a good day, and fortunately today is one of them. During today's Sony State of Play a new Strategy JRPG from Square Enix was announced called The DioField Chronicle. The game will be...

3 Xbox Console exclusives launching in March

The second half of 2021 was an extremely strong showing from the teams over at Xbox. From July to December they launched Microsoft Flight Simulator on Xbox Series X|S consoles, and released new games such as Psychonauts 2, Age of Empires IV, Forza Horizon 5, and Halo...

Cuphead Show season two is arriving this summer

The first season of the Cuphead Show took the gaming scene by storm. It quickly worked its way into the Top 10 shows being watched on Netflix, despite only consisting of twelve 12-minute episodes. It sports a nice 80% audience score on Rotten Tomatoes, held back...

Everything coming to Xbox Game Pass in March 2022

With the recent announcement of the first slate of Xbox Game Pass titles for March 2022, combined with a few recent surprises, we've got a good look at what Xbox Game Pass subscribers can expect to get out of the service this month. A second slate of titles should be...

Martha is Dead Xbox Series X Review

The slow burn narrative horror scene has grown rapidly the last few years, with titles such as Until Dawn, Layers of Fear, The Medium, A Plague Tale, and even The Dark Pictures Anthology. Horror is rarely at the forefront of the experience, at least the horror of the...

Call of Duty might be skipping 2023

According to Bloomberg, Call of Duty 2023 has been delayed by Activision-Blizzard, making it one of the first years in Call of Duty history without a yearly release in nearly two decades. A new Call of Duty has released every year since 2005. The 2022 Call of...

Say goodbye to the Bethesda Launcher

The days of using the Bethesda launcher are coming to an end as the company announced their plans to sunset the service later this year. The Bethesda launcher is a PC app that allows people to play their favorite Bethesda titles directly through Bethesda, instead of...

Nacon continues acquisitions, adding Daedalic Entertainment

Nacon is continuing its acquisition efforts it seems. Not too long ago they added Midgar Studios, developers on Edge of Eternity to their roster, and today they revealed their purchase of Daedalic Entertainment. Daedalic is known for creating games like...

Halo already renewed for second season

The first season of Halo doesn't begin streaming untim March 24th, but that hasn't stopped Paramount+ from moving forward with a second season.   The Chief of Showtime and Paramount Plus, David Nevins released a statement sharing: “This second-season pickup...

Retro Review: Asura’s Wrath

Quick Time Events, barely clothed characters, one post launch DLC, over the top anime screaming, and Godly pantheons being decimated by one individual, all these ingredients make up the recipe for a typical single player game from 2012. Asura’s Wrath is a title you’d...

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Halo already renewed for second season

Halo already renewed for second season

The first season of Halo doesn't begin streaming untim March 24th, but that hasn't stopped Paramount+ from moving forward with a second season.   The Chief of Showtime and Paramount Plus, David Nevins released a statement sharing: “This second-season pickup...

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New Grand Theft Auto in development confirms Rockstar

New Grand Theft Auto in development confirms Rockstar

Grand Theft Auto V is one of the biggest games of all time. Selling more copies over its lifespan than almost any other game in history. It has a large and passionate fanbase that has been begging for more from the GTA series other than just GTA Online updates for...

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Retro Review: Asura’s Wrath

Retro Review: Asura’s Wrath

Quick Time Events, barely clothed characters, one post launch DLC, over the top anime screaming, and Godly pantheons being decimated by one individual, all these ingredients make up the recipe for a typical single player game from 2012. Asura’s Wrath is a title you’d...

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Doors of Insanity PC Review

Doors of Insanity PC Review

The year is 2022 and the roguelike genre has NEVER been bigger. What used to be a niche genre of video games less than a decade ago, has rapidly grown into one of the heaviest hitters in the industry, while simultaneously spawning dozens of subgenres. Due to the...

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Retro Review: DEUS EX: HUMAN REVOLUTION

Retro Review: DEUS EX: HUMAN REVOLUTION

DEUS EX: HUMAN REVOLUTION is a prequel to one of the greatest sci-fi epics of all time. It's a tactical first person shooter with stealth elements, set in the future of a neo-dystopian Detroit. Developed by Eidos-Montreal and published by Square Enix back in...

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Retro Review: Dark Souls 2

Retro Review: Dark Souls 2

The genre defining minds over at FromSoftware started development on a sequel to the highly regarded and cult classic Dark Souls. This sequel would come to divide the fan base as many believed it was a step in the wrong direction in many of the games core aspects....

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Conventions Post-2020

Conventions Post-2020

Prior to this weekend the last time I stepped foot in a convention was February 2020, just before the lockdowns in the US began. Every year since high school my friends and I would go to the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo , or C2E2 for short. It was one of our...

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Thank you, Halo

Thank you, Halo

On November 15th, 2001 Halo: Combat Evolved shook the world. I was probably still in diapers at the time, but I still remember growing up with the original Halo and Halo 2. I don't believe I managed to beat either until well after the Xbox 360 was on the streets, but...

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5 Xbox Game Pass titles you may have missed out on

5 Xbox Game Pass titles you may have missed out on

Xbox Game Pass had a monumental 2021 year, you can check out an in-depth review of it here. While adding over 200+ games to the service in 2021 alone, there are MANY games that you may have overlooked, or potentially didn't even know that it existed. I'm here to share...

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Xbox Game Pass 2021 Year Review

Xbox Game Pass 2021 Year Review

To say that Xbox Game Pass was one of the community's biggest hits of 2021 would be an understatement. By allowing for a steady rate of growth Xbox has positioned their service at the forefront of the industry. As one of the creators of Game Pass Counter, and the one...

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BC or not BC, that is the question.

BC or not BC, that is the question.

Much has been made of the Xbox Series X/S feature set and the value it brings to its customers. Be it Auto HDR, Quick Resume, Smart Delivery or a multitude of other quality of life attributes the hardware offers, it is fairly unequivocal that Xbox have done stellar...

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First impression of Xbox Cloud play on an Xbox One

First impression of Xbox Cloud play on an Xbox One

Yesterday Xbox finally launched the beta for their cloud gaming initiative for Xbox Insiders. In the time since, I have been testing the service with a variety of games that I thought would be an adequate challenge for the cloud; games that would require fast response...

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