XBOX ONE Reviews

Stay away, Coral! – The Escapists: The Walking Dead review

by 4 months ago

The Escapists: The Walking Dead takes the puzzle-RPG formula of the original game and soaks it in walker entrails. Robert Kirkman’s award-winning comic book series, The Walking Dead, is realized …

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Rock Band 4 review — back to basics for the band

by 4 months ago

Nearly every Sunday since the original Rock Band came out, my family gets together for dinner, a movie, and some clicky-plastic-instrument fun. Hundreds of songs, and nearly seven years later, …

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Explore the universe to scale – Elite: Dangerous (XB1) review

by 4 months ago

Have you ever gazed up at the stars and wondered what it’d be like travelling from system to system, hoping to see the wonders of the universe? Elite: Dangerous gives …

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“Magnets, how do they work?” – Magnetic: Cage Closed Review

by 5 months ago

Stop me when this starts to sound familiar: You are a female prisoner in a test facility that is run by a mysterious entity. You are given a gun that …

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FIFA continues to excel — FIFA 16 review

by 5 months ago

Whereas many video game sports franchises have had their ups and downs in recent memory, FIFA has been nothing but consistent. After years of being in Pro Evolution Soccer's shadow, …

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“King’s to you, guardian” – Destiny: The Taken King review

by 5 months ago

When Bungie debuted Destiny a year ago, it was about as divisive as a game could get. Some players criticized Destiny for its poor storytelling and glaring endgame flaws, while …

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A well-written apology — NHL 16

by 5 months ago

A few years ago, EA's NHL series was considered one of the best sports franchises around. It would consistently make key iterations on important features, all while maintaining the style …

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Fast and beautiful – Forza Motorsport 6 review

by 5 months ago

Last year I declared that Forza Horizon 2 was the best racer I’d played in a decade. I also declared that I liked Forza Horizon 2 more than I liked …

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Soft Boiled — Blues and Bullets – Episode One: The End of Peace review

by 5 months ago

Blues and Bullets is a game having an identity crisis.  Sometimes, it is an adventure game, based around exploration and investigation. Other times, it’s an on-rails shooter.  Half of the …

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“A Bridge Troll” – Bridge Constructor Review

by 6 months ago

I actually used to think that I was good at building things. Seriously. All of the men in my family have been carpenters for generations, and I have built castles …

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“A mega hit” – Megaman Legacy Collection review

by 6 months ago

Some things never go out of style, and one of those things is undoubtedly the original 8-bit Megaman games. Originally released on the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), these six titles …

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Gears of War: Ultimate Edition is Sweet!

by 6 months ago

Gears of War is immediately evocative of bro-moments (broments?), bro-talk, bro-kills, and a general bro-ness that was brought on by the near-cuddlefest between protagonists Baird and Dom. Whether you loved …

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