Posts Tagged ‘xbox’

Halo 5: Return of the Flood, and more story details you missed in the Nightfall trailer

by Tyler Colpon October 22, 2014
In the latest trailer for Halo: Nightfall, the miniseries packaged with The Master Chief Collection to bridge the gap between Halo 4 and 5, there’s a few important things to take note of. Some of them could have major implications for the next year’s Halo game. 1. “One man that was a Spartan.” In the […]

Forget resolution. Why Halo is really worth playing again

by Tyler Colpon October 14, 2014
Halo is old. It’s been more than a decade since Bungie released its sci-fi shooter on the original Xbox. Thirteen years since we played as the armored green soldier known as the Master Chief and saved humanity from an alien threat. Thirteen years of the shooter genre evolving, going from arcade-inspired to military-inspired to somewhere […]
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Custom Lamborghinis to be Available for Download in Forza Horizon 2

by Tatiana Dinuon October 1, 2014
Microsoft has announced that three members of the Boys & Girls Club will have the chance to see their custom Lamborghinis in Forza Horizon 2 as a new DLC. Hot Wheels and Xbox have hosted a “Kids into Car Lovers Day” which gave the kids the opportunity to create theirs own custom paint Lamborghini in […]


Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor glitch is surprisingly groovy

by Tyler Colpon October 1, 2014
Something fantastic has been going on in Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor for some players. There’s a graphical glitch going around that turns the game into a bright, neon and surprisingly beautiful mess. We’ll call it the Groovy Glitch. Both people in the videos are playing on the PC according to their button prompts. It’s hard […]

Destiny’s popular treasure cave is dead

by Tyler Colpon September 25, 2014
Bungie has just issued a patch that fixes the popular cave in Destiny that players exploited for tons of loot and experience points. Known as the loot cave or treasure cave, this location in Destiny was a popular spot on Earth where players of all levels gathered to shoot Hive enemies over and over for […]

A tiny percentage of Destiny players have hit level cap

by Tyler Colpon September 22, 2014
A surprisingly small amount of players have reached Destiny’s level 20 soft-cap since its launch earlier this month. There are about 60,000 players at level 20 or above on fan-made Destiny leaderboard site DestinyTracker, which is updated every two days. The last sales numbers we got for the game were above $325 million. That equates to […]


New Destiny legendary loot leaked ahead of Queen’s Wrath event

by Tyler Colpon September 22, 2014
A whole list of legendary and rare loot from Destiny’s Queen’s Wrath event tomorrow is available to see. You can check it out a list of the gear and weapons from a NPC called Queen’s Emissary here. The items include new exotic and legendary weapons, class-specific items, and shaders. The Queen’s Wrath event will begin tomorrow […]

Destiny’s PlayStation and Xbox Sales are Split 50/50

by Mihai Cosmin Naeon September 15, 2014
GfK Chart-Track has recently released sales figures for Destiny, during its first week in stores. With the mention that digital download figures are not included in these numbers, the stats indicate a 50/50 split in Destiny sales between PlayStation and Xbox platforms. PlayStation 4 leads the retail board with a 46% share in sales, an […]

Microsoft acquires Minecraft developer Mojang for $2.5 Billion

by David Pooleon September 15, 2014
The rumors were true, Mojang, the successful studio behind the phenomenon Minecraft, has been purchased by Microsoft.  It doesn’t come off as much of a surprise, the two companies have been partnering up for a lot of special treatment, from timed exclusivity to special Microsoft franchise skins.  Microsoft hopes that this acquisition will pay off […]


Hackers Target Microsoft As Well

by Robert Craciunon August 24, 2014
Shortly after the DDoS attack on Sony, it looks like Xbox could be the next target. Judging by the number of Xbox Live reports coming in along with log in issues, it looks like the hacker group known as the Lizard Squad is not over yet. They even hinted at this by a twitter message: […]

1080p Diablo 3 shows Microsoft putting gamers first

by Tyler Colpon August 20, 2014
Microsoft has some catching up to do. The Xbox One has sold half of what the PlayStation 4 has sold since its launch, and its games aren’t up to the same resolution quality as Sony’s. It’s shown that it listens to what people say about its console. It reverted on the always-online features for the […]
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GTA 5 delay, and the role of skepticism in games journalism

by Tyler Colpon August 19, 2014
The job of a journalist is to ask the right questions. Those questions represent the audience the journalist is reporting to and aim to achieve one goal: to find the clearest form of the truth. Part of that responsibility includes being skeptical. Skepticism is vital tool against lies or people hiding the truth. With games, it […]