5 Tips for Surviving Batman Arkham Knight

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Tonight, Batman Arkham Knight, the biggest game to launch this summer, arrives on store shelves. If our own hands-on time with the game and reviews published last week are an accurate indication of the final version of the game, Batman Arkham Knight buyers are in few a huge, wild ride. We don’t yet know anything […]

Batman Arkham Knight Release Tips for Buyers

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Rocksteady Studios and Warner Brothers Interactive are set to bring the Batman Arkham series of games to a close with this week’s launch of Batman Arkham Knight for Xbox One, Windows PCs and PS4. Batman Arkham Knight is this summer’s most anticipated video game release. Reviews of the game have been mostly stellar and we […]

The Best iPhone Games At E3 2015: Siegefall & More

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For almost an entire week every year, all eyes are on the Los Angeles Convention Center and video games. E3 2015 was no different, with people around the world tuning in for conferences concerning videos games on the Xbox One and PS4 gaming consoles. Blink and you might have missed that there were iPhones games and […]

Skylanders SuperChargers Impressions

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Everyone is rushing in to stake a claim in the toys-to-life category of games. Few that arrived last year were considered better than the originator, the toys-to-life video game that started it all: Skylanders. Through multiple iterations, tons of new characters and cool new abilities, Skylanders has stayed at the top of everyone’s shopping list […]

5 Great Mobile, Xbox One & PS4 Accessories at E3 2015

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Microsoft’s Xbox One and Sony’s PS4 don’t exist in a vacuum. Often times you need accessories and services to deliver a great gaming and entertainment experience. Early on in every console generation, it’s Microsoft and Sony who provide the best experiences. Third-party accessory and service makers need time to see what the challenges are and […]

Call of Duty Black Ops 3 Impressions: Big Maps, Mobility

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There are people out there who believe that all first person shooters are the same. Someone at gaming’s biggest event in the United States, E3 2015, told me that “every shooter is the same.” Respectfully I told them that they were wrong and that I’d just seen how different first-person shooters can be for myself […]

Xbox One Elite Wireless Controller Impressions: A Must

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Early adopters expect that their new console is going to have a few issues. Finding quality games among the crop of early release is always a problem. Adapting to new software and ways of doing things is always a problem too. Microsoft’s Xbox One Elite Wireless Controller is the answer to an unexpected problem that […]

Batman Arkham Knight Release Date Disappointments

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With just days left until its debut on the Xbox One, PS4 and Windows PCs, we’re not learning a lot of new things about Batman Arkham Knight itself. That doesn’t exactly mean that there aren’t Batman Arkham Knight release problems that have buyers frustrated. It seems without warning Warner Brothers, Batman Arkham Knight’s publisher, is […]

PS4 Project Morpheus Impressions: Almost Sold

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You’re unlikely to find a more unlikely advocate for Project Morpheus than I am. I don’t own Sony’s PS4 video game console, and a steady stream of exclusive titles in 2014 and early 2015 haven’t been able to convince me the PS4 is worth investing in over the Xbox One I have. Worse still, I’m […]

Lego Dimensions Impressions: Terrific, Witty and Worrisome

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It’s hard to imagine that anyone ever wondered how great the experience of toys-to-life games like Skylanders would be if they somehow had to assemble the collectible extras. That no one seems to have ever have had the idea before is what makes Warner Brother’s Lego Dimensions game so interesting. Lego Dimensions is a classic […]

Batman Arkham Knight Impressions: Be Your Own Bat

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With a tagline like “Be the Batman,” Rocksteady Studios’ Batman: Arkham Knight absolutely needs no introduction or explainer. You are the Batman and you’re about to have rough night fighting super villains and uncovering seditious plots to destroy Gotham City from within. Alright; I lied. You might assume you don’t need an explainer, but you […]

Xbox One Backwards Compatibility: What You Need to Know

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Microsoft has given it a pretty clunky name, but never has there been a bigger feature added to the Xbox One entertainment console than the new options that let gamers play their Xbox 360 games on their new console. Microsoft calls it Xbox One backwards compatibility, and there’ll be almost no reasons left to not […]

Gears of War Ultimate Edition Impressions & More

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For as much as gamers claim to hate them, remakes offer longtime fans of a particular series the opportunity to time travel. Forget always expecting the next major upgrade or added new benefit, remastered video games allow you to play as you once did, to do what you once loved again. Microsoft came dangerously close […]

Nintendo E3 Star Fox Zero Release Shocks

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It was at last year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo that video game and console maker Nintendo first revealed there was a Star Fox release on the horizon for its Wii U. This morning during its Nintendo E3 2015 Digital Event the company shocked everyone when it announced that a final version of the game is set […]

Forza 6 Impressions

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I know people who find it astonishing that Microsoft’s Forza Motorsport franchise is so easily identified as something that’s innovative. To the untrained eye it doesn’t always seem as if video game developer Turn 10 is doing something innovative. After all, the nature of racing games hasn’t exactly changed. Players are still on a track trying […]

Stunning New Xbox One Dashboard Revealed

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At E3 2015 this week Microsoft is finally sharing more about a sweeping change to the software that powers its Xbox One entertainment console and what seems like a huge shift in philosophy to go along with those changes. Microsoft revealed what it’s calling the New Xbox One Experience this week. Instead of showing the […]

Xbox Preview Program Brings 360 Games & More Now

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Microsoft says that the Xbox 360 games compatibility that it announced at its E3 2015 Xbox Media Briefing, is available for anyone and everyone to try – provided that they have a console enrolled in the company’s Xbox Preview Program. Microsoft revealed that its Xbox One entertainment and gaming console would be updated to support […]

Destiny: The Taken King Release Date Revealed

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As video game publisher Activision indicated in its latest earnings call, there is a new Destiny expansion pack coming and it’ll be called Destiny: The Taken King. Activision and video game developer Bungie announced the new Destiny: The Taken King expansion pack this afternoon at Sony’s E3 2015 press conference for the PS4. The Taken […]

How to Watch Nintendo at E3 2015

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The Electronic Entertainment Expo always seems pretty high-stakes when you’re talking about Nintendo. Nintendo straddles two horses in the entertainment industry. As the makers of the Wii U, they’re comfortably in third place behind the Xbox One and PS4. Splatoon did wonders for the console this past May and whatever the company shows at E3 […]

Xbox One Elite Wireless Controller: 5 Things to Know

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Every Xbox entertainment console released by Microsoft has had multiple controllers. Typically, these controllers were crucial upgrades needed to move their respective consoles forward into a new era. The original Xbox needed a smaller controller after the company released the controller was simply to big for most regular-sized hands. The Xbox 360 didn’t get a […]