• Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition Games with Gold September
    Games with Gold September Freebies Finally Go AAA on Xbox One

    Surprising nobody but pleasing many, Microsoft’s Games with Gold September line-up has the company reinforcing an exclusivity deal of utmost important to the Xbox One’s fall line-up. Get ready to know Lara Croft’s name once again. Xbox...

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  • Grow Home September Free PS Plus Games
    September PS Plus Free Games Reach for the Sky

    The six PS Plus freebies slated for September are announced via the Playstation Blog. It’s a strong collection of smaller titles seemingly designed to backseat the upcoming wave of AAA releases. The only hiccup to that theory...

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  • Crackdown 3 Demo
    Crackdown 3 Demo Reveals an Entirely Destructible City Via the Cloud

    Gamescom 2015 came and went with a lot of ups for Microsoft and its encumbured Xbox One. I raved over the potential for backwards compatibility, which will bring Xbox 360 games to the Xbox One starting in...

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  • Gears of War Ultimate Edition Xbox One Backwards Compatibility
    The Future of the Xbox One Might Be the Xbox 360

    Microsoft had its first major console victory with the Xbox 360. The original Xbox was successful enough to justify a second generation, yes, but it wasn’t until that second generation when Microsoft touched the top of the...

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  • Limbo Playstation Plus August 2015 PS4
    The PS Plus August 2015 Free Game Lineup Thrives for Lack of Size

    If there’s any month of the year in free game deals that exemplifies the stark contrast between PlayStation and Xbox’s current market appeal, this August is it. Following up yesterday’s AAA-filled Games with Gold announcement from Microsoft is today’s...

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  • Metro 2033 Games with Gold August 2015 Xbox 360
    The Games with Gold August 2015 Offering is Full of Ups and Downs

    Microsoft is playing a little catch up with Sony in August. Its Games with Gold promotion, originally conceived as a match for Sony’s Playstation Plus free games, maintains a struggling position in the final month of summer with...

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  • Every JRPG Ever
    YouTube Highlight: Every JRPG Ever

    Video game genres are ridiculous. They’re amorphous to the point of nondescript. Some genres are actually just groupings of mechanics found in video games that belong to larger genres. Some genres are just different kinds of movies,...

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  • Batman: Arkham Knight POP Figure
    Batman: Arkham Knight Funko POP! Figures Exude Appropriate Righteousness

    Funko revealed a quartet of POP! Vinyl figures today drawn from the recently released Batman: Arkham Knight. Though the existence of such figures isn’t surprising – the series has inspired more than a few figures in the past –...

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  • Journey Statue
    Limited Edition Journey Statue Captures the Game Beautifully

    Coinciding with the re-release of the PS3-exclusive Journey this week on the PS4 is this magnificent and sentimental limited-edition statue. What makes it special isn’t the fact that they’re only making 1,000 of them (you should go here, right now,...

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  • Fallout Pop! Figure Vault Boy
    Each Funko Fallout POP! Figure is Menacing, Adorable, Now on Sale

    Bethesda’s reveal of Fallout 4 at this year’s E3 has resulted in its own inevitable pop-culture fallout, the culmination of which naturally lies on the shoulders of toy-maker Funko and it’s indelible POP! Vinyl line-up. Seven new figures ripped...

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  • Rocket League
    How the Latest Steam Hit, Rocket League, Refocuses “Sports Simulation”

    When EA touts the latest features of Madden or FIFA as marketing for the impending annual release, you won’t find a single one that isn’t presented as a furthering of the game’s realism. The players defend as...

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  • Rocket League PS Plus July 2015 PS4
    PS Plus July 2015 Freebies Dig Deep and Obscure

    If the phrase (word?) AAA raises your eyebrow in curiousity, July is the month you wish you have Xbox Live Gold over PS Plus. If you’re too hip to care about labels, Sony is making a fairly...

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