Daily Archives: April 14, 2017

Black Ops 2 on Xbox One back-compat: has the wait been worth it?

After months of relentless 'feedback' from the userbase, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 is finally available for Xbox One users via the wonder of backwards compatibility. And this Xbox One re-release also benefits from being built upon the finest last-gen version of the game available. Once into the game, performance goes straight for 60 frames per second and never lets go. Performance is very similar to the multiplayer mode overall with a nice stable 60 frames per second throughout most of the match

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Lego City Undercover on Switch holds up well against PS4

So far we've seen the machine cope admirably with Unreal Engine 4 and Unity, and we were curious to see how the Traveller's Tales Lego engine holds up. Lego City Undercover is actually a four-year-old Wii U release, recently revamped with the latest version of the Lego engine and now available on PS4, Xbox One - and of course, Switch. Lego City Undercover's 2017 revamp also gives us some indication of how far the engine technology has moved on in the last four years. Switch falls behind owing to

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[Opinion] Star Wars: The Last Jedi: Why it’s time for the end of the Jedi

Today saw the long-awaited release of the first trailer for The Last Jedi; the eighth episode in the Skywalker Saga. Not much was revealed pertaining to the story in the teaser, but we did get one thread: Luke Skywalker no longer wishes for the Return of the Jedi. Therefore, it’s understandable that he would want the Jedi to end: for him, no good can come of it. Before Marvel’s current slate of Star Wars comics, Dark Horse was publishing content telling stories of a galaxy far, far away. Still,

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Sine Mora EX and Battle Chasers: Nightwar are coming to Nintendo Switch

Tonight's Nintendo Direct was packed with tons of big announcements and reveals; namely ARMS and Splatoon 2. But tucked in between some of the bigger names are a couple of games you need to keep on your radar, courtesy of THQ Nordic. They are Sine Mora EX and Battle Chasers: Nightwar. We feel like both, Sine Mora EX and Battle Chasers: Nightwar, are perfect fits for Nintendo Switch in terms of gameplay, style and looks. Sine Mora EX is set to release this summer and will retail for $19.99 while

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Multiplayer Brawler, A Gummy’s Life, lands on Steam Early Access

Steam’s Early Access program is chalked full of incredibly novel ideas and earlier this week; it got one more in the form of A Gummy’s Life. It probably goes without saying that A Gummy’s Life is best played with a group of your best friends as Local Multiplayer is the main mode of the package. But if you want to go solo, you can play A Gummy’s Life with up to 15 different bots for an added level of chaos. Here’s an official feature list for A Gummy’s Life:Different maps with very different tast

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Stoic Planning on New IP After Banner Saga 3 Before Returning

Stoic, the team behind The Banner Saga 3, which is planned to complete the trilogy, talks about what's next for them after the third entry releases. Banner Saga 3 may not even have a release date yet, but Stoic seems to want people to know that they're not done after their trilogy finishes. The Banner Saga has a strong cult following for its engaging story and gripping, difficult gameplay. He notes that the world of The Banner Saga is rich, with opportunities to tell parallel stories, prequels a

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Microsoft rolling out Self-Service Refunds on Xbox One, Window 10 to select Insider Members

The 'Self-Service Refund' is not available to all users yet, only select Insider Members at the moment, but the return process being tested out is pretty simple. Self-service refunds on Xbox One and Windows 10 provide a quick, simple way of returning a digital product. DLC, season passes, and add-ons are not eligible for self-service refunds. Microsoft reserves the right to block access for users who abuse self-service refunds. The Xbox One and Windows 10 Self-Service Refund system will be relea

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Project Scorpio unveil confirmed for E3 2017; “Diverse lineup” of Xbox One games teased

Microsoft is bringing their eight core deep, six teraflops heavy, 4K/VR gaming machine with full backward compatibility to E3 2017. Project Scorpio, which has been shown off to be extremely powerful, is going to get its full rundown at Microsoft's E3 2017 conference on Sunday, June 11th. "We’re excited to unveil Project Scorpio and the amazing game experiences it powers at E3 this June," wrote Phil Spencer in an Xbox Wire post. This announcement falls in like with previous remarks from the head

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Star Wars: Battlefront 2 confirmed for April 15 reveal

The first trailer for Star Wars Battlefront 2 leaked earlier this week, showing off Darth Maul preparing to engage Yoda in battle, as well as characters from The Force Awakens (Rey and Kylo Ren). EA and DICE have done their best to scrub the video from the internet, but what has been seen by the web cannot be forgotten. Even though the trailer leaked, EA and DICE will be revealing the trailer on April 15th. In addition to that, the Battlefront 2 website has officially gone live! Star Wars Battle

By | 2017-04-14T22:20:09+00:00 April 14th, 2017|companies|0 Comments

Resident Evil 7 Executive Producer Says ‘Plans for the next title are already in motion’

In the "making of" video series for Resident Evil 7, executive producer Jun Takeuchi states that the team at Capcom are already brainstorming Resident Evil 8. He says that "Plans for the next title are already in motion, and when you see that game you may find that it is very different from Resident Evil 7 in some ways." He also refers to 'the next Resident Evil game, and the one after that (etc.)" "As I worked on Resident Evil 7 I wanted it to be seen as a modern masterpiece in survival horror.

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