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Sonic The Hedgehog 4, six others come to Xbox One via backward compatibility

So this is the part where I say "eight games" have hit the Xbox One by way of Xbox 360 backward compatibility, and you respond "Silly Mr. Peanutbutter! Sonic 4 is one game!" Well, we're both right. Indeed, Sonic 4 was split i...   read

 
 
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Walking Dead

Details for Telltale's Walking Dead Season 3 come out of Comic Con

Recently we learned a wee little bit about Telltale's Walking Dead Season 3, but it was mostly a confirmation that it was still happening, and still featured Clementine. Now, by way of information that the publisher released at San Diego Co...   read

 
 
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Life is Strange
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Square Enix makes the first episode of Life is Strange permanently free

You won't have to rewind time to make good on this new offer from Square Enix. Starting tomorrow, Life is Strange episode one is free on all platforms, and it looks like it'll stay that way forever. Not a bad deal! The first installme...   read

 
 
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Battlefield 4

Battlefield 4's Naval Strike DLC is free on all platforms

Have you kept up with EA and DICE's free DLC promos for Battlefield 4? Here's another! Now through July 26, you can nab the Naval Strike add-on (that's the one with the giant-ass monster shark, four South China Sea maps, Carrier Assault mo...   read

 
 



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CastleStorm
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CastleStorm isn't half bad on the Oculus Rift

Modern VR hasn't taken off as much as a lot of industry pundits thought it would. Most people can't afford it, and those who can are still on the fence. Developers are bonkers over it and are doing some cool things for sure, but the general...   read

 
 
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Used Wii, PS3, and Xbox 360 consoles on sale at GameStop starting at $30

Remember that GameStop used console bundle from a few weeks ago? The one with a used PS3, Wii, and Xbox 360 for only $160? Well you can now buy these used consoles à la carte. Pre-owned units of the Wii and Xbox 360 are on sale for $...   read

 
 
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The last time we checked in with Black Ops III's DLC, Treyarch started to slouch a bit. Eclipse was a great add-on all things considered, but it didn't shine in comparison to Awakening, which had some of the brighter maps in the entire series. Descent, the third part of the Season Pass, is an even steeper decline.   read
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Deals

Weekend Deals: 25% off Fractured But Whole, Dishonored 2

It's been awhile since we've seen a 25% off PC pre-orders deal (believe it or not) and this weekend Green Man Gaming has a fresh new 25% off coupon code on select upcoming titles such as South Park: The Fractured But Whole with a ...   read

 
 
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Ultimate Game Sales

It's time to rummage through the Xbox Ultimate Game Sale's 250+ deals

Ah, who doesn't love the time-honored tradition of finding a bargain bin flooded with cheap media and then getting elbow-deep in plastic cases? There might be a real gem down there! Dig deeper! Maybe build a levee with the duds; that way yo...   read

 
 
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Red Dead BC Xbox One

Red Dead Redemption will finally be playable on Xbox One this week

The lovable Xbox mouthpiece Larry Hryb aka Major Nelson just made it official: The critically-acclaimed Red Dead Redemption will be backward compatible on the Xbox One this Friday, July 8.  YEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE HAWWWWWW...   read

 
 
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Xbox's Ultimate Game Sale is next week

Microsoft's yearly Ultimate Game Sale isn't here just yet -- it'll run July 5 through July 11 -- but I figured a quick heads up might save some of you from buying a game this week only for it to go on sale soon. And, also, I not-so-secretl...   read

 
 
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Deals

GameStop is selling a bundle of used PS3, Wii, and Xbox 360 systems for $160

So, you're headed up north to the lake house this weekend, but worried it might rain. What happens if you're stuck indoors with nothing to do? Late-'90s movie marathon? Or, maybe you take up GameStop's offer with a bundle of seventh-generat...   read

 
 
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Nice! Games with Gold has The Banner Saga 2 in July

I don't like being down on Games with Gold, but looking over the list for July, I have to largely focus on a single title -- Stoic's story-centric tactical RPG The Banner Saga 2 -- if I want to stay truly upbeat. Considering how recent and ...   read

 
 
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Brock Lesnar and his big dumb sword are on the cover of WWE 2K17

Brock Lesnar a/k/a The Beast Incarnate a/k/a Bork Laser has been announced as the cover athlete for this fall's WWE 2K17. He's not alone, though. His co-star is his ever-present brass knuckles saber ink. I guess Seth Rollins never succeede...   read

 
 
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Fallout: New Vegas

Hot damn! Fallout: New Vegas gets backward compatibility support on Xbox One

You, the people have spoken -- Fallout: New Vegas is the best Bethesda-era Fallout game. And now it's coming to Xbox One in the form of backward compatibility! Also joining the service is I Am Alive, Crystal Quest, Comic Jumper, R...   read

 
 
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LEGO Dimensions is getting Goonies, Sonic, Adventure Time, and Tom Cruise

So those rumors were correct. Like, spot-on, entirely correct. WB has announced today that LEGO Dimensions, by way of new add-on packs, will be getting a ton of new IPs. The lengthy list includes Nu Ghostbusters, Adventure Time, Mission Imp...   read

 
 
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FIFA 17 runs on the Battlefield engine, releases this September

Like Rory McIlroy PGA Tour before it, this year's FIFA will use the Frostbite engine. Well, on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, that is -- the last-gen PS3 and Xbox 360 versions aren't going to, which presumably means they'll be sticking...   read

 
 
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Did You Know Gaming tackles the worst Elder Scrolls game

Bethesda games often have interesting development cycles, and that goes double for Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion. Did You Know Gaming gives us a great look at Oblivion's various struggles and triumphs, including a reminder of the PSP spinoff t...   read

 
 
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Destiny

Destiny's big 2016 expansion will be revealed in one week's time

Before all the big news is revealed at E3 this year, we'll already have our short-term expectations for Destiny. Three days before EA and Bethesda hold their press conferences and kick off E3 proper, Bungie is announcing Destiny's 2016 expa...   read

 
 
Skylanders Imaginators
Activision is in a unique position at this point. It basically started the video game toys-to-life market, and now, a major competitor has pulled out entirely. If it was worried before, it's less worried now. It's just as well as the company has a new major release on the horizon this October -- Skylanders Imaginators.   read
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YES! YES! YES! YES!
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WWE 2K17 announced for consoles, pre-order for Goldberg

WWE 2K17 is officially a thing. Shocker, I know! What is perhaps even more shocking is not only is it coming to current generation consoles, but PS3 and Xbox 360 as well. No PC version has been announced, though as you may remember las...   read

 
 
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Minecraft: Story Mode
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Minecraft: Story Mode Episode 6 features big names from the community

After the most recent episode of Minecraft: Story Mode, I'm looking forward to the new direction for the series. Simple, one-off episodes seem to fit better than an overwrought multi-episode arc. The sixth episode releases next week beginni...   read

 
 
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SSX

I should give SSX another shot now that it's playable on Xbox One

SSX (2012) is one I've been meaning to go back to. I liked it well enough at launch, and it was nice to see EA acknowledge the series again, but for whatever reason it just didn't grab me quite like the others. It didn't have that exact rig...   read

 
 


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Lego Star Wars

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens actually has a reasonable season pass

Our disdain for season passes is well-documented around here. Too many publishers look to turn $60 worth of revenue into $100 by way of a $40 mystery season pass. We rarely know how the base game will end up, but consumers are routinely ask...   read

 
 
Mighty No. 9
  Watch Video Yesterday, Mighty No. 9 publisher Deep Silver released a "Masterclass" trailer to explain some of the game's combat systems. At time of writing, it has 1,732 upvotes and 13,720 downvotes. That is to say, it's not going ...   read

 
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