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Review: Vanquish (PC)

Platinum might be a universally loved company, but not all of their games are. This is especially evident in the studio's era of licensed projects, with Korra operating as their most polarizing game to date, alongside of the contentiou...   read

 
 
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So, is Xbox Game Pass the Netflix of video games?

For years now, video game entrepreneurs have tried to create something that is the "Netflix for video games." In June 2010, OnLive launched and aimed to remove the barrier of needing a high-end PC to play many PC games. In January 2014, Son...   read

 
 

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Xbox Game Pass, offering a la carte games, will be launching on June 1

Microsoft's Netflix like service, Xbox Game Pass, will be launching for the public on June 1. The service will open with 100 different games with a $10 per month price tag. Instead of streaming each game, like PlayStation Now, you'll actual...   read

 
 
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June's Games with Gold Xbox line-up is another shrugtastic selection

Look, I'm going to be honest with you guys. I hate Assassin's Creed III. I understand some people feel it is a great game and it does have a very interesting setting, but it was easily one of the worst titles of 2012. I didn't even play it ...   read

 
 
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Microsoft adds five more Xbox One backward compatible games

Have you had an urge to play Assassin's Creed III on your Xbox--wait, wait, come back. Xbox's Larry Hryb has announced five new backward compatible games for Xbox One, including the aforementioned Assassin's Creed III, Shadow Assault/Tenchu...   read

 
 
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Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen coming to PS4 and Xbox One

Originally released on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 back in 2012, Dragon's Dogma is coming to Xbox One and PlayStation 4 this fall in its upgraded form, Dark Arisen. It will also release for the first time on PC in Japan at the same time...   read

 
 
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Some Steins;Gate games have been added to Xbox One backward compatibility

Microsoft had made a big push to get into the Japanese market with the launch of the Xbox 360, but that ended up backfiring and led to Microsoft embracing more Western properties. That is a real shame, too, since we got the classic Lost Ody...   read

 
 
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Microsoft's massive Xbox backward compatibility flash sale is live

Every so often Microsoft holds a bomb ass sale, and this one is no exception. It's been teased for a while now but it goes live today -- over 275 backward compatible (read: Xbox 360 to Xbox One) games are up to 75% off until May 22. While t...   read

 
 
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Halo 3 will not be getting a remaster

Halo 6 won't be making an appearance at E3 this year, leading fans to speculate that Microsoft and 343 Industries are cooking up a Halo 3 remaster to fill the gap. Wouldn't it be great to play the premiere Xbox Live game on modern hardware ...   read

 
 
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PC Port Report: Charlie Murder

I don’t remember much about Charlie Murder from its original 2013 release. It was such a late Xbox 360 title that a lot of people overlooked it in favor of the looming Xbox One and PS4 launches. To make matters worse, Microsoft seemed...   read

 
 


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Xbox is holding a massive sale made up entirely of backward compatible Xbox 360 games

Through the Xbox One, the Xbox 360 has lived on -- well, to some extent. Not every Xbox 360-era game is backward compatible yet, but a good number of them are. Nearly 400 titles are a part of the program right now, and you'll soon have the ...   read

 
 
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Alan Wake's music license expiring soon, Remedy has to pull game from sale

It seems that Remedy's Alan Wake won't be available for purchase much longer. Announced over on the Remedy forums, the team will be pulling the original game from sale due to the music license expiring. This will affect both PC and 360 vers...   read

 
 
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Hard Corps: Uprising joins Xbox One backward compatibility

I figured with Microsoft already adding two games to the backward compatible list this week that we wouldn't see more. Not only have they added one of the best Contra games in a long time, but they also decided to include four other games. ...   read

 
 
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Smile! Geometry Wars 2 and 3 are backward compatible on Xbox One

Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved 2 is one of those games that I try to come back to each year, and I'm sure many of you hold it in similarly high regard. It's a modern-day classic! I'm also willing to bet there are leaderboard chasers among us ...   read

 
 
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Blood on the Sand had helicopters because 50 Cent's son wanted them

These days, 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand exists in my mind as little more than a fever dream. I still own a copy, but it's been years since I've played the absurd cover-based shooter, much less thought about it. Things I vaguely remember: a d...   read

 
 
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Dead Space 2 and 3 are now playable on Xbox One

And with that, the Dead Space trilogy is now playable on Xbox One. Dead Space became backward compatible last year, and as of today, Dead Space 2 and Dead Space 3 are tagging along too. If you no longer have your Xbox 360 game discs, all th...   read

 
 
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Games with Gold for May continues the trend of meh

We've had this odd trend where the recent free games on offer from both Xbox Live Gold and PlayStation Plus have been going down in quality. Looking at just Microsoft's service, the last few months have been pretty spotty. May doesn't seem ...   read

 
 
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Assassin's Creed players are gathering to resuscitate the long-dead multiplayer

One of the oft-overlooked aspects of the Assassin's Creed series is the competitive multiplayer. Brotherhood was the first installment to introduce it, and it was really great. Tricking other players and blending into the environm...   read

 
 
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See how one of the best platformers ever was made

Even now Spelunky is a polarizing game. Some claim it's one of the best in the genre, others think it doesn't do anything special and has been over-hyped since launch. But as someone who wiled away many hours with my wife in its dark p...   read

 
 
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Square Enix is reprinting the original NieR in Europe

It doesn't hold up nearly as well mechanically, but if you dug the narrative themes of NieR: Automata, you'll probably dig the original NieR. The problem is that it's super hard to find at a standard retail price, as Square Enix stopped pri...   read

 
 
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You can stop asking for Call of Duty: Black Ops II on Xbox One now

Ahhh, you hear that? That's the sweet, sweet silence of folks no longer hounding Microsoft about backward compatibility support for Call of Duty: Black Ops II on Xbox One. Today's the day. It's done. Naturally, some other beloved Xbox 360...   read

 
 
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The original Bayonetta gets a stealth release today on Steam

Bayonetta was a fantastic action game. So fantastic that it's on quite a few "all time great action genre" lists. But at launch, it was a little problematic on consoles at times, especially on PS3. Along with the limited Wii U re-relea...   read

 
 
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Ooh, Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet is playable on Xbox One

Even though I enjoyed it at the time, Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet is one of those games that utterly slips my mind. Somehow, despite its marvelous name, I flat-out forget it ever existed. That might change going forward, as the Xbox Live...   read

 
 
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Far Cry 3 joins the Xbox One backward compatible list

If you've been looking to relive the terrors of the Rook Islands, but no longer have an Xbox 360, Microsoft has got you covered! As announced by the official Xbox Twitter, Far Cry 3 is now available on Xbox One via backward compatibility. I...   read

 
 
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Suddenly those Darksiders remasters are pointless on Xbox One

This isn't the first time that a series with a remastered version has been added to the backward compatible list on Xbox One.  Starting from today, you can play Darksiders and Darksiders II on your Xbox One without having to double dip...   read

 
 


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