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Is It Worth It? A Comparison of Skyrim Special Edition on PC, Xbox One, and Xbox 360

iconIs It Worth It? A Comparison of Skyrim Special Edition on PC, Xbox One, and…

Clare Siobhan compares Skyrim Special Edition running on Xbox One, Xbox 360, PC, and PC with Mods and an ENB on Ultra (enbs are filters that greatly improve the game’s visuals, but with a performance sacrifice; they’re not available on…
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Microsoft Becoming More Inclusive With Wheelchair Xbox Avatars

Xbox executives Phil Spencer and Mike Ybarra posted some sneak peeks on Twitter of the new avatar options that will be available soon to Xbox users. The avatars teased include wheelchairs, showing that the company is attempting to be more inclusive…
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FIFA 17’s Story Mode is Exactly What the Franchise Needs

I’m a big fan of the FIFA franchise. As a child, there’d always be at least one FIFA game in my collection, even if back then, the series was often mediocre. It’s an integral part of my enjoyment of…
Body Language & The Male Gaze >> Tropes vs Women in Video Games

iconTropes vs Women in Video Games: Body Language & The Male Gaze

Season 2 Episode 2 of Feminist Frequency‘s Tropes vs. Women in Video Games examines the ways in which character animation–which can be a wonderful tool for all sorts of creative expression–is often used in limiting and stereotypical ways to sexualize…
The Walking Dead: Michonne

Suspense, Solidarity and Choice: How Episodic Games Have Changed Gaming

From marathoning my favorite shows to mentally sprinting through a newly acquired novel, a lot of my life involves getting as much content into my brain as possible. As one might expect, I consume video games in the same…
The Walking Dead: Michonne

Reviews Roundup: The Walking Dead: Michonne

The Walking Dead: Michonne explores the period in the comic book timeline where Michonne leaves Rick, their group, and her katana behind, in order to deal with emotional demons from her past. Players will discover what took Michonne away from…
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Xbox Designer Kathryn Storm on Design, Process and GeekGirlCon

Working in the gaming industry is a goal for many of us, but for such a competitive field it can be overwhelming to chase that dream. That’s why it’s so great to talk to women who are already there–to…
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Mighty No. 9 Delayed Again, Thanks to Networking Bugs

Mighty No. 9 has been delayed for the third time, according to a new blog post by the series creator Keiji Inafune. It now has an estimated release date of Spring 2016. The game is intended to be a spiritual successor to the Mega…
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9 Games To Check Out if You Love Character Creation

Character creation, at its best, is the ability to create a unique new person. There’s a lot you can do with your imagination, but ideally, RPGs are giving you the tools to bring your imagination to life. Most players…
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Xbox 360 Disc-Scratching Suit to Be Heard by Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of the United States says it will hear a segment of the lawsuit against Microsoft alleging the 360 was defective and scratched up game discs. Microsoft has said that’s not true. But the meat of that…
Goat Simulator “Payday” Trailer

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The new “Payday” DLC for Goat Simulator lets you beat people up and take their money; do pranks; buy masks, be a camel or a dolphin in a wheelchair; and more!
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PlayStation Is Number One, and Other Pornhub Stats

Pornhub has released its annual analytics breakdown for 2015, and as usual it’s incredibly fascinating. The Year In Review presents a bunch of Pornhub demographic data in slick infographic form. Once again, they take a look at Pornhub’s traffic sources–including…
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Diablo Patch 2.4 is Basically an Expansion

Diablo 3 patch 2.4 is looking a lot like a new expansion. Diablo community official Brandy “Nevalistis” Camel posted to battlenet with details about the patch, which will be released sometime this week. The first big addition that patch…
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iconHow to Get Better at Black Ops 3 >> iamfallfromgrace

Tips and tricks from iamfallfromgrace for leveling up and improving your multiplayer game in Call of Duty: Black Ops 3.
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Xbox Boss Answers Questions…Sort of

If you’re at all curious about what’s going on with the Xbox One in the next year, you’re in luck. Phil Spencer, that guy who’s always talking about the Xbox, talked a little bit more to people on Twitter.…
Top 5 Games of 2015

iconiamfallfromgrace’s Top 5 Games of 2015

Australian gamer iamfallfromgrace counts down her favorite games of 2015, which include an FPS, a horror game, an RPG, an action-adventure game and an indie title.
Xbox Store “Biggest Sale Ever” Starts Today

iconXbox Store “Biggest Sale Ever” Starts Today

Xbox is having a Countdown Sale starting today, December 22, and running through January 7. There are deals for both consoles and games. As per usual, the deals get even better with Xbox Live Gold. Microsoft is calling the event “the Xbox…
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January Xbox Games With Gold Titles

Microsoft has announced the four free games available as part of Xbox Games with Gold, which you can get with an Xbox Live Gold subscription. If you’ve got a subscription starting January 1, these games will be available to you…
Minecraft

Minecraft Console Patch Brings Tons Of PC Content

The new Minecraft update coming for PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PS Vita is mind-blowingly massive. It contains a bunch of new biomes to explore, including Mesa, Mega Taiga, Roofed Forest, Birch Forest, Forest, Savanna, Extreme Hills+,…
Minecraft: Story Mode Episode 4 Trailer

iconMinecraft: Story Mode Episode 4 Trailer

Telltale’s Minecraft: Story Mode episode 4, “A Block and a Hard Place,” will be arriving December 22. This episode is actually going to bring the Saga of the Wither Storm storyline to a close, though the game isn’t over…

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