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by Paul Acevedo
Sep 05, 2014

Earlier this week, Microsoft announced that today would be the official release date of Minecraft: Xbox One Edition. The game actually ended up launching yesterday evening, perhaps to line up more closely with the debut of the Playstation 4 version on the same day.

Although...

TMNT Danger of the Ooze Xbox 360 announced
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by Paul Acevedo
Sep 04, 2014

With the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie doing fairly well (although this lifelong fan didn't bother to see it) and new episodes of the latest animated series airing on Nickleodeon, the Ninja Turtles have really returned to the public limelight once again. This would be...

Xbox One developer interview – Woolfe, the Red Hood Diaries
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by Paul Acevedo
Sep 02, 2014

Microsoft announced a big batch of upcoming ID@Xbox games for Xbox One at E3 earlier this summer. One of the more interesting titles from that announcement is Woolfe: the Red Hood Diaries from Belgian game developer GriN. Woolfe is a 3D action-platformer starring Little Red Riding Hood...

Dying Light coming to Xbox One
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by Paul Acevedo
Aug 29, 2014

Earlier today, Microsoft announced that zombie survival game State of Decay will be coming to Xbox One in 2015 as State of Decay: Year One Survivor Edition. Based on the quality of the original Xbox 360 version, that game should be the ultimate survival fantasy game when it arrives on...

State of Decay Xbox One announced
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by Paul Acevedo
Aug 29, 2014

The Xbox One launched with an exclusive game called Dead Rising 3 that, statistically speaking, contains all of the zombies. That game is all about putting hundreds of zombies on-screen at once and then letting players drive cars through them. Plus you can play dress up! It's not the...

Stick it to the Man Xbox One
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by Paul Acevedo
Aug 28, 2014

After enduring a small release drought over the last couple of months, the floodgates of new Xbox One games have finally opened back up. Last week we got Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition at retail and two indie games: The Golf Club and surprise hit Fibbage to download. This week, Metro...

SPS: Football for Windows Phone Lumia 1520
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by Paul Acevedo
Aug 27, 2014

There are basically two German developers we can count on to make great Windows Phone games: Flare Games (makers of Royal Revolt 2) and Handy Games. The latter entered the scene with Epic Battle Dude and Aces of the Luftwaffe, two fine free to play games.

This year, Handy Games...

Project cars Namco Bandai Xbox One
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by Paul Acevedo
Aug 26, 2014

When console gamers think of Namco Bandai, they probably think of Pac-Man or Dragonball Z. But you might not know that Namco also publishes quite a few racing games – they have no less than three racers planned for Xbox consoles later this year. Let's look at that lineup!

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Fibbage Xbox One
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by Paul Acevedo
Aug 24, 2014

Last week, a downloadable Xbox One game called Fibbage popped up as part of the ID@Xbox program. Fibbage is a multiplayer trivia game from Jackbox Games, makers of the popular You Don't Know Jack series of trivia games. Besides being the only trivia title in town for the Xbox One,...

Puyo Puyo Tetris
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by Paul Acevedo
Aug 23, 2014

When Microsoft launched the Xbox One in November of last year, the company didn't have the supply to meet worldwide demand. So while the console debuted in the US, UK, and several more countries initially, several other markets have had to wait for the system. One country without the...

Assassin's Creed Pirates drops anchor on Windows 8 and RT Surface Pro
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by Paul Acevedo
Aug 22, 2014

Long rumored, but only officially confirmed just before release, Assassin's Creed Pirates finally sailed onto Windows Phone last week. One week later, the phone game has been delisted due to many users experiencing crashing issues. In its stead, the less buggy Windows 8 and RT version...

Fantasia: Music Evolved for Xbox One and 360 will "Let it Go" if you preorder
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by Paul Acevedo
Aug 20, 2014

The Kinect is no longer as important to Microsoft's Xbox One plans as it used to be (neither of the Call of Duty nor Sunset Overdrive bundles will include it). The Xbox One launched without any compelling Kinect games (though we enjoyed Zumba Fitness World Party), and developers haven't...

Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition and The Golf Club arrive on Xbox consoles today – Our impressions
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by Paul Acevedo
Aug 19, 2014

July and August have been slow months for Xbox One releases. We got Guacamelee and Sniper Elite III (both excellent, both also available on Xbox 360) but the well dried up for a bit after that.

Luckily, today sees two new and very different titles released: Diablo III: Ultimate...

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by Paul Acevedo
Aug 18, 2014

A long time ago in a galaxy very close to home, man created the game Doodle God. On Windows Phone, it was an Xbox-enabled game built around the concept of alchemy. Doodle God never got the bug-fixing update it deserved, but it did spawn a number of non-Xbox sequels such as Doodle Devil...

Controller Modz Xbox One controller review Sticker Bomb
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by Paul Acevedo
Aug 17, 2014

Last month we reported on a new Xbox One controller design from Controller Modz, a UK-based controller modding specialist. The company basically allows users to buy authentic first-party controllers for a variety of consoles and choose to have them decorated with a variety of custom...

Rise of the Tomb Raider goes Xbox One exclusive
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by Paul Acevedo
Aug 12, 2014

Today's announcements from Microsoft at Gamescom have been pretty exciting for console gamers. We saw the announcement of a brand new theme park simulator, ScreamRide, for Xbox One and 360, as well as fresh looks at several upcoming Xbox One games like Halo: The Master Chief Collection...

Unity Xbox One Cuphead Roundabout Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime Ori and the Blind Forest ID@Xbox
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by Paul Acevedo
Aug 12, 2014

Popular game engine Unity is one of the greatest boons the videogame industry has ever sent. By creating a game in Unity, developers can easily port it to a variety of platforms. Just look at how much the Windows Phone gaming scene has improved since Unity titles started showing up in...

ScreamRide will bring thrills and chills to Xbox One and 360 next year
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by Paul Acevedo
Aug 12, 2014

Today's Gamescom conference has offered some fresh looks at upcoming Xbox One games such as Rise of the Tomb Raider (exclusive to Xbox One in 2015!), Quantum break, and Forza Horizon 2. Microsoft also announced a brand new title: ScreamRide for Xbox One and Xbox 360.

Doom Shooter review Windows Phone Lumia 1520
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by Paul Acevedo
Aug 10, 2014

Earlier this summer, we travelled to QuakeCon in order to catch a first look at Bethesda's new Doom game that is coming to Xbox One and PC sometime in the future. Xbox 360 owners can already play the first three Doom games thanks to the awesome Doom 3 BFG Edition, but mobile gamers aren...

Super Crossfighter review Windows Phone Lumia 1520
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by Paul Acevedo
Aug 09, 2014

Back in June we reviewed a twin-stick shooter called JoyJoy, from the maker of Bombcats Special Edition. I found JoyJoy to be the absolute best game of its kind on Windows Phone, owing largely to its perfect controls and vibrant, peppy theme.

Now developer Radiangames is back...