Xbox announced yesterday that it will be releasing a Netflix style service for games. The program known as Xbox Game Pass will allow subscribers to download direct to their console and play any of the 100 games on the list. The list will also include backwards compatible 360 games as well.
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Some welcome changes.
Microsoft announced some changes coming to Windows 10 and the Xbox One. One of which is the functionality of the Home button on your controllers. Currently tapping the button brings you to the Xbox Dashboard, and a double tap will open the snap menu.
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Are online guides hurting gaming?
Lets jump back in time a few years, fifteen years give or take a few. How many times did you get stuck in a game so bad that you had to look for help or ask for it from an older sibling?
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Our Nintendo Event TL;DR
As many avid gamers already know, Nintendo held a live event tonight (Thursday, January 12). They discussed and revealed some of the big things coming and unveiled some of the mystery behind their new console: Switch. When it comes to Nintendo and innovation, they haven’t had a great track record. That could all change on March 3rd when the Switch launches!
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The dream of the 80’s and 90’s is alive
Those of us that were alive around the advent of home console and handheld gaming no doubt have a love for retro games. We talk about kids growing up these days, how they’ll never understand what it was to play a handheld with an external light to see the screen. They don’t need cables to trade Pokemon. And they may never know of games with better stories than graphics.
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Does Aguilar or the film take a dive?
Hollywood does not have the best record when it comes to taking video games and bringing them to the big screen. I am sure I do not need to remind you of the Mortal Kombat movies or the Mario Brothers film. Say what you will about Resident Evil but they are not the best movies out there either in my opinion. So when a new announcement comes out that one of your favorite games is coming to a theater near you, likely the first thing felt is fear. Fear that they will not make the characters what you expect or the story will be poor.
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Back in August independent game development team Hello Games launched No Man’s Sky, a space exploration game set in an infinite, procedurally generated universe. The launch came nearly three years after the first trailer was released to the public and had the hopes of gamers set perhaps a bit too high.
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On May 24th game giant Activision Blizzard dropped on the world its newest massive success: Overwatch. Blizzard has built itself up as the parent of some incredibly successful game franchises, including StarCraft, WarCraft (and subsequently World of Warcraft), and Diablo. However, Overwatch was their first venture into the world of first-person-shooters (FPS).
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During a 25-hour video game marathon on the weekend of November 5th, team YeahDude Gamers (lead by yours truly) raised $730 to support Boston Children’s Hospital. The game day event is held every year by the Extra Life charity organization through extra-life.org. Gamers from around the country dedicate themselves to playing video games to help raise money for Children’s Miracle Network hospitals.
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Mt. Dew has long established itself in the market place as the soft drink of choice for gamers of all types, but Monster is looking to challenge the throne with their new “Super Soda” simply named “Mutant.”
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