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Xbox One Release Date Almost Here, The Critics Weigh In

Xbox One release date days away as critics weigh in

The Xbox One release date is almost here, and according to the critics, it’s a magnificent beast when it works right. Microsoft has quite a bit of bad PR to make up for after everything they’ve said since the big reveal in May. Though the console supposedly shares many of the same limitations as its… Read more »

PS4, Xbox One Black Friday Deals: What To Expect

PS4, Xbox One Black Friday deals to expect

What PS4 and Xbox One Black Friday deals can you expect to find? It’s really a matter of what you’re shopping for. Considering the overwhelming demand for both consoles, the law of supply and demand dictates that you won’t see any discounts for the consoles themselves yet. Also, with the recent reveal that the PlayStation… Read more »

PS4 Console Reviews: The Critics Weigh In

PS4 reviews are in

The PS4 reviews are in for the console itself, and though Sony’s machine is the fan favorite, it does have it’s downsides, however few. Before we get into it, let’s go back and recap the PlayStation 3 launch. Sony really messed up on that one, charging almost twice as much for a gaming console with… Read more »

Humble Bundle Steps It Up With Humble Store

the humble bundle store

The Humble Bundle, the organization that brings a pay-what-you-want price scheme for a bundle of games that can be donated entirely – or at least partially – to children-oriented charities, has been around for 3 years. Now the team behind it has a new, special offering: a 24-hour store appropriately dubbed the Humble Store. In… Read more »

‘BioShock Infinite’ Creator Defends ‘Burial At Sea’ Length

BioShock Infinite creator defends Burial at Sea length

BioShock Infinite creator Ken Levine is defending the length of the new “Burial at Sea Episode 1″ DLC, which can be finished in under two hours. Levine told Eurogamer that developer Irrational chose “quality over quantity” for the $15 DLC. “If you zip through it then it’s not a hugely long experience but if you… Read more »

PS4 Release Date Will Arrive With Free Stuff

PS4 release date arrives with free stuff

The PS4 release date is almost here, and with it will come a couple of offers for free stuff. After following the next gen console war, it’s all too obvious why the PlayStation 4 is winning. Microsoft can’t seem to shut up and keep their foot out of their mouth. The PlayStation 4 might not… Read more »

‘World Of Warcraft’ Free-To-Play Rumors Addressed By Blizzard

World Of Warcraft BlizzCon

Is Blizzard Entertainment’s popular MMORPG World of Warcraft heading into the realm of free-to-play? According to the company, fans shouldn’t hold their breath. During this weekend’s BlizzCon, production designer J. Allen Brack addressed rumors that Blizzard was seriously considering transforming WoW from a subscription-based adventure into one that was free for everyone. Brack explained that… Read more »

BlizzCon 2013 Draws Huge Crowds On Opening Day

BlizzCon Day One Announcements

BlizzCon 2013 drew a huge crowd on its opening day as fans of Blizzard descended on the Anaheim Convention Center, sporting epic cosplay costumes and waiting on news of the game maker’s latest developments. They weren’t disappointed. Blizzard CEO Mike Morhaime took the stage on Friday to kick off the 7th BlizzCon fan event, telling… Read more »

Xbox One, PS4 Launch Could Be Good For Business, Says Nintendo

Xbox One PS4 Wii U

While some folks think the launch of the Xbox One and PS4 could easily bury the Wii U, Nintendo firmly believes the new consoles could be good for business across the board. Company president Satoru Iwata doesn’t seem too worried about Microsoft and Sony’s new machines. In fact, Iwata seems to think the consoles will… Read more »

Video Games Make You Smarter [Study]

Video games make you smarter

Video games make you smarter, and there is evidence to prove it. Despite what your elders may have told you as you grew up, the hobby does not turn you into some sort of zombie. Yes, there is a significant possibility that overdoing it with video games will cost you some social skills. The kicker… Read more »

‘Call Of Duty: Ghosts’ A Recycled Success, Critics Say

'Call of Duty: Ghosts' review roundup

Reviews for Call of Duty: Ghosts say it’s basically the same game with new ideas, but it’s still the game you love. The tried and true mantra of the successful video game franchise is usually “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” Infinity Ward appears to be sticking to that mantra, as it took what… Read more »