Category Archives: Xbox One

The Huge Problem With Overwatch Summer Games Loot Boxes

Earlier this month, Blizzard unveiled the Summer Games 2016 seasonal event. With it came new skins, sprays, voice lines, victory poses, and a Rocket-League inspired game mode called Lucioball. The new content comes through Summer Games loot boxes and at face value it all seemed pretty cool. The skins were country-specific themed, the victory poses were silly, and the new game mode was a great new addition. The excitement came to halt for many, including myself, when we dug just a bit deeper and saw the rules that applied to the Summer Games.
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WWE 2K17’s Lack Of Nakamura In The Base Game Is Questionable

I am a fanatic of the WWE 2K series. The presentation is beautiful, the wrestler models are (usually) spot on, and the creative features are a fun time sink. Since its launch last year, WWE 2K16 has been one of, if not my most, played title for my PlayStation 4. Simply put, I loved this past year’s installment. With that being said, I waited in gleeful anticipation as I knew my favorite wrestler, NXT’s Shinsuke Nakamura, would be in the following year’s game.
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Skyrim Special Edition’s Price Tag Is A Joke

I’m a huge fan of Skyrim. It’s easily one of my favorite games of the past generation. The music was perfection personified, the missions were fun, and getting lost in the world was a daily occurrence for me. I spent 500 hours with the game on the Xbox 360, so needless to say, I really enjoyed the time I was playing Bethesda’s RPG. When I heard the news that a remaster coming the Xbox One and PS4 I was a bit skeptical, but I was waiting to see what exactly Bethesda would be giving the consumer. When the details were revealed and the price was unveiled at 60 USD, I, like many others, could only laugh.

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Is Overwatch “Fixing” Console Players?

Many of us who play video games on a consistent basis have been verbally berated by a twelve-year-old while playing our favorite first person shooter game. This is something that comes with the territory of online gaming and seems even more present when playing on a console. Teams scream racist, bigoted, and offensive phrases at each other, as players race to get the most kills on their team, even when playing an objective-based game mode, like capture the flag. Is this something that comes with the territory of playing on an Xbox or PlayStation? Is there something inherently wrong with us “console peasants”? Blizzard’s Overwatch has the potential to help change that mindset.
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EA Should Stop Doing E3 Live Conferences

For the gaming community, E3 is a great time of the year. New games are announced, games that we are waiting for are showed off, and leaks tell us things before the companies have a chance to on stage. One of the major companies that gives an E3 live presentation is EA and to say it nicely, their presentation this year was plain garbage. Simply put, after this year’s conference EA should withdraw from doing E3 presentations in the future.
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Watch Dog 2’s Protagonist’s Race Opens New Possibilities For Ubisoft

With Watch_Dog 2’s recent reveal, Ubisoft also showed off the series’ newest protagonist, Marcus Holloway. With Marcus’ induction into the series, Ubisoft has the chance to do something that many games do not do, put the user in the shoes of an African American male in the current day United States.
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Do We Really Need Skyrim And Dead Rising Remasters/Remakes?

Ever since the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 hit the market, remastered versions of games have been a part of their libraries. Some developers put a lot of heart and soul into these upgrades, while other games show the hand of publishers and higher-ups pushing forcing the developers to get a product to the market. According to leaks and rumors, two “remastered” games that we will be getting are new versions of Skyrim and the original Dead Rising. The question is will these games be the former or the later? Do we even need these remasters in the first place?
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