XBOX ONE Reviews

Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris – Tomb Raiding at its finest

by 2 weeks ago

Like all great myths, the story of Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris begins with betrayal and sibling rivalry.  So the legend goes, the God King Osiris and his …

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LEGO Batman 3 Beyond Gotham Review

by 3 weeks ago

Anyone who has played the LEGO video games over the years has probably noticed that each game has endeavored to be even bigger than the last. Whether they were pushing …

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PowerA Spectra Illuminated Controller Review

by 1 month ago

I’m not a huge fan of third party controllers.  There are a few companies that can do it right, but for every one of those there are ten that release …

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Rocksmith 2014 review – It’s all part of my rock and roll fantasy

by 1 month ago

If you rewind back to this time last year you might recall that Matt Buckley and I did an in-depth review of Rocksmith 2014 on Xbox 360.  At that point, …

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Finish the fight, again — Halo: The Master Chief Collection review

by 1 month ago

I'm going to try out an analogy here, so please, bear with me if it starts to get away from me. Buying Halo: The Master Chief Collection is like purchasing …

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Let them eat cake––Assassin’s Creed Unity review

by 1 month ago

For all of Assassin's Creed Unity's posturing as a next-gen, connected, online experience, it still remains just as entrenched in its own history––for good and for ill. Gone is the …

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Dragon Age Inquisition – welcome to the new age of role playing

by 1 month ago

When you hear a new game is coming from Bioware, you brace yourself.  This is a company that delivers compelling and interesting stories, where every companion is alive and so …

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A bright future for shooters — Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Review

by 2 months ago

Ten seconds. I have ten seconds. The satellite is so close. I slide around a corner, turning to spray a burst of bullets as I do so. An enemy falls …

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Shadow Warrior Review

by 2 months ago

In 1997, Shadow Warrior released for PC as a spiritual successor to Duke Nukem 3D, and starred a terribly racist Asian caricature named Lo Wang. This isn’t a premise that …

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Sunset Overdrive review – candy colored chaos

by 2 months ago

Everyone around you is partying, slamming Overdrive energy drinks, and pulsing with the “untz untz untz” coming from the stage as a smarmy Fizzco rep slings their latest sugar buzz. …

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Disney’s Fantasia: Music Evolved – Imagination has no age

by 2 months ago

Growing up in southern California and now living in Arizona, I’ve been to Disneyland nearly every year of my life.  I dread the parking, the ever-rising ticket prices, and the …

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The Evil Within Review – Perversity is the human thirst for self-torture

by 2 months ago

If you don’t immediately know the name Shinji Mikami, he and others at Capcom are the reason why we have survival horror games in the first place. Credited as the …

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