Category Archives: Xbox One

Lords Of The Fallen Now Available For Xbox One, PS4, PC

Lords of the Fallen

One of the more interesting action-RPGs out this fall has finally landed on the store shelves of a brick and mortar retailer near you. The name of the game? Lords of the Fallen. The gimmick? It’s a badass, tactically-oriented role-playing game with some awesome, in-depth melee combat and plenty of thrilling encounters with some interesting bosses.

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Project CARS Halloween Trailer Is All Dark And Rainy

Project CARS

Following the multi-platform delay of Project CARS to March 20th, 2015, Slightly Mad Studios has released a new trailer to help assuage all the crushed hearts and broken dreams of racing game aficionados who have to settle for Driveclub and Forza Horizon 2 for their holiday-season racing fix. Continue reading

How To Make Custom Backgrounds For Xbox One

Xbox One

So you learned about the whole custom background thing for the Xbox One in the November update, eh? Well, Larry “Major ‘Flip Switcher’ Nelson” Hryb has released a pretty simple, step-by-step guide on how to customize the background of the Xbox One without having to go through any strenuous, technical steps. Unless, of course, you consider a few clicks strenuous. Continue reading

Halo: The Master Chief Collection Day One Patch Is 20GB

Halo The Master Chief

Halo: The Master Chief Collection is gearing up for exclusive release on the Xbox One this November. It’s one of the few games that actually seem to make the system worth owning. After Microsoft announced that the game has gone gold, a few gaming enthusiasts discovered that the game’s 45GB disc is just the start. Continue reading

Unreal Engine 4.5 Released With Ray Traced Shadow Rendering

Unreal Engine 4.5

The next generation of game engine technology has arrived with the Unreal Engine 4.5. Epic Games announced that not only is the Unreal Engine 4.5 here for aspiring game developers and established studios alike. The big new feature for the 4.5 release is the addition of distanced ray traced shadow rendering. That’s real-time rendering by the way, not just pre-rendering. Continue reading

Phil Spencer On DX12 For Xbox One: Hardware Doesn’t Change When You Go To DX12

Xbox One Custom Theme

Xbox One division boss Phil Spencer had a recent interview with The Inner Circle, discussing and addressing some of the common concerns and interests about the Xbox One and its features. The interview revealed a ton of interesting things, including the ability to customize the Xbox One’s background and theme as well as what gamers can realistically expect from DirectX 12. Continue reading

#GamerGate: Shadow Of Mordor Brand Deal Sees Plaid Social, Warner Bros On Lockdown

Shadow of Mordor

A lot of strawman arguments have been made that #GamerGate hasn’t been putting forth the appropriate effort in “exposing corruption” from the larger AAA studios; that the movement is steeped in “misogyny” and no one is trying to root out the evils of the industry.  Nevertheless, the excuse looks awfully silly as people begin to dig into the brand deals surrounding Shadow of Mordor, because it’s been revealed that both companies allegedly involved with striking up the contracts have gone into complete and utter media lockdown. Continue reading