XBOX ONE Reviews

Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: China – The Emperor’s New Clothes

by 1 month ago

There are a few franchises that we see annually. Sports titles, as well as adventure games and shooters like Assassin’s Creed, Call of Duty, and others are visited upon us …

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Mortal Kombat X Review (XB1) – “Flawless Victory”

by 1 month ago

The Mortal Kombat series has a long-running record as one of the best 2D-fighters of all time, so it is no small matter when I say that Mortal Kombat X …

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All by myself — Neverwinter on Xbox One review

by 1 month ago

MMO’s are a tricky genre to port to consoles. The mass of input options, the expansive and persistent world, and the many different social and questing systems don’t lend themselves …

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Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the First Sin Review – “Darker Souls”

by 2 months ago

When Dark Souls 2 came out last year, my only regret was that I had to dust off my old console to play it. There are admittedly few games that …

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Dragon Age Inquisition – Jaws of Hakkon DLC review

by 2 months ago

First let’s address the elephant in the room -- the Jaws of Hakkon dropped into our lap out of nowhere, with the announcement hitting at the same times as the …

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Borderlands: The Handsome Collection – “Victory Lap Edition”

by 2 months ago

I don’t think that there are many gamers who still haven’t played Borderlands yet, so I’ll keep this brief: Borderlands 2 and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel are two great games that …

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“A Hell of a Time” – DmC: Devil May Cry Definitive Edition (XB1)

by 3 months ago

I was never much of a fan of the original Devil May Cry series, so when DmC: Devil May Cry rebooted the franchise in 2013, I was surprised to find …

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“Platforming Perfection” – Ori and the Blind Forest Review (XB1)

by 3 months ago

Five minutes into Moon Studios’ Ori and the Blind Forest, I knew it was something special--and I hadn’t even begun playing yet. The opening sequence is powerful, emotional, and comparable …

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“Under 9,000″ – Dragon Ball Xenoverse Review (XB1)

by 3 months ago

Namco Bandai has been releasing Dragon Ball series games for almost as long as the series itself has been around. The manga debuted in 1985, and less than a year …

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GamerModz Custom Controller Review – a lesson in mods

by 3 months ago

Those of you who have been reading Gaming Trend for a while know I have very little love for third party controllers.  Microsoft and Sony spend millions developing each and …

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Worth the price of admission — ScreamRide Review

by 3 months ago

ScreamRide is a Microsoft exclusive title that has successfully fused the creative depth of Minecraft with the destructive, exhilarating gameplay of the Burnout series. After its debut at Gamescon 2014, …

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“I Fought the Law and I Won” – The Escapists Review – XB1

by 4 months ago

I’ve never been to prison before, but I like to think that if I ever do end up in the big house I’d at least be able to look forward …

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