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Why Did Max Payne 3 Come out the Same Day as Diablo III?

On some level Max Payne 3 shares a lot in common with Diablo III. Both are the third games released in their respective franchises. Max Payne is back after a nine year hiatus, Diablo after 11. They were developed by … Continue reading

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Are XBLA Games Overshadowing Exclusive Triple-A Releases for the Xbox 360?

The quality to expense ratio, otherwise known as getting the most bang for your buck, is perhaps the biggest influencing factor mulled over by individuals in the market for a new game. Up until fairly recently, these gamers were presented … Continue reading

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Has Microsoft Exhausted its Supply of Xbox 360 Exclusives?

It’s a common insult thrown by those who are less than fond of Microsoft’s console: “The Xbox 360 doesn’t have any games!” While I would have vehemently disagreed with this sentiment after the release of Gears of War back in … Continue reading

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FortressCraft: Legitimate Clone or Shameless Minecraft Knockoff?

With Minecraft finally set to hit XBLA next week, we’re left to ponder the fate of the other sandbox-building games. Responsible for drawing much needed attention to the otherwise neglected Indie Channel, games like CastleMiner, Total Miner and a few … Continue reading

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Sorry Fans, Diablo III Isn’t Going to Work on the 360

Before you try to burn me at the proverbial stake, let me make it emphatically clear that I would be absolutely¬†ecstatic if Blizzard somehow managed to pull off a worthy rendition of Diablo III for the Xbox 360. And while … Continue reading

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Opinion: Why The Forerunners are the Baddest Alien Race Ever Depicted on the 360

As a general rule, aliens are not to be messed with – at least not the kinds depicted in the average video game. Often possessing superior technology, some sort of telekinetic power and one or more grotesque characteristics, aliens are … Continue reading

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3 Things the Next Xbox Must Have

With rumors of a new Xbox already being manufactured, speculation has begun to run rampant through the industry as hypothesized technical specifications and other hardware-specific gossip circulates amongst gamers curious to see what Microsoft has in store for the future. … Continue reading

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The Best XBLA Games Ever

The independent game developer has gone mainstream. And while the meteoric rise of the little guy marks a huge evolution in the way the average person perceives gaming, it would probably not have happened without the emergence of digital-distribution channels … Continue reading

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Is Black Ops 2 More Copy and Paste?

I know, I know. What a flamebait title, right? Before you scroll down to that comments section to scorn my name and talk about how this discussion has been done to death, hear me out. In recent years, Treyarch and … Continue reading

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Opinion: EA Representatives have No Right to Lash Out Against Black Ops 2

Just yesterday, Electronic Arts global project manager Kevin O’Leary cheekily suggested that the Call of Duty series “look[s] tired” and is in need of a year off. Granted there are probably a plethora of gaming fans who share Mr. O’Leary’s … Continue reading

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