• Xbox One Price Drop: Good Marketing Tactic

    Microsoft is riding a nice wave of positive news and recent sales with the Xbox One. The video game and multimedia console had a great...

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    Microsoft is riding a nice wave of positive news and recent sales with the Xbox One. The video game and multimedia console had a great holiday season. According to data from the NPD and Xbox.com, the Xbox One was the best-selling console in the United States for the months of November and December. In a strong...
  • Battletoads Remake Sounds Like a Good Idea

    Per the NeoGAF forum, Microsoft has filed for a new trademark for the Battletoads franchise. The trademark filing occurred earlier this month. According to the forum...

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    Per the NeoGAF forum, Microsoft has filed for a new trademark for the Battletoads franchise. The trademark filing occurred earlier this month. According to the forum post, the filing was a 1B filing (Application Based on Intent to Use) for game software. The trademark filing does not necessarily mean Microsoft is developing a new Battletoads game...
  • Top 5 Most Anticipated Xbox One Games of 2015

    2015 is nearly upon us, and I am looking forward to quite a few original Xbox One game titles. The price drop came at a...

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    2015 is nearly upon us, and I am looking forward to quite a few original Xbox One game titles. The price drop came at a good time because there are a number of new, exclusive titles being released for the Xbox throughout next year. I have ranked the ones that I anticipate the most. 5....
  • Xbox One Holiday Price Drop is a Good Move

    With the holiday shopping season fast approaching, Microsoft announced a hefty, limited-time price drop for the Xbox One console. Starting early next month, the Xbox...

    With the holiday shopping season fast approaching, Microsoft announced a hefty, limited-time price drop for the Xbox One console. Starting early next month, the Xbox One will be available for $349 in the US. What is more, consumers will be able to buy the console for the discounted price, bundled with a video game, including:...
  • Microsoft’s New Indie Strategy

    The industry, like most industries, grows from the ground up.  It is one of the most important things to remember, and not just in video...

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    The industry, like most industries, grows from the ground up.  It is one of the most important things to remember, and not just in video games.  The companies and ideas that define our world today were not dreamt up in corporate offices, they were founded in basements and garages.  The same is true with games....
  • How the Wii U Wiped Out Nintendo’s Ability to Compete

    It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to notice that this holiday season the big sellers are going to be the Xbox One and PlayStation 4....

    It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to notice that this holiday season the big sellers are going to be the Xbox One and PlayStation 4. The hype for the two new consoles has been almost unbearable, with fans of both systems doing their damnedest to share their excitement online and to friends. It’s still not...
  • The Xbox One and PS4 Generation Isn’t Ready For Digital Distribution

    I feel like when it comes to the Xbox One over the past few weeks, the horse has just about been beaten to death with...

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    I feel like when it comes to the Xbox One over the past few weeks, the horse has just about been beaten to death with pointing out flaws in Microsoft’s logic and reasoning, so I’m going to hop onto a different topic that points out a fatal flaw in the reasoning of both Microsoft with...
  • Xbox One: Microsoft’s U-Turn Still Can’t Help Its Image

    Great news came out this past week for Xbox fans. Microsoft finally caved into popular demand and reduced the restriction on gaming that the original...

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    Great news came out this past week for Xbox fans. Microsoft finally caved into popular demand and reduced the restriction on gaming that the original Xbox One had in store. From a 24-hour online check to only being able to sell used games at specific retailers, Microsoft looked like they wanted a lot of control...
  • What Did We Win From Microsoft?

    When Giant Bomb’s Patrick Klepek broke the big news today that Microsoft was changing their strategies on DRM, internet connectivity, and used games, the online...

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    When Giant Bomb’s Patrick Klepek broke the big news today that Microsoft was changing their strategies on DRM, internet connectivity, and used games, the online world basically lost its mind.  The reactions were mixed, as all reactions are, but mostly positive.  Twitter and Facebook responses ranged from people claiming they were about to put in...
  • Microsoft’s Band Aid That Is Reversing Xbox One DRM Policies

    I think that it is safe to say that just about everyone in the world of gaming has been scratching their heads over Microsoft’s odd...

    I think that it is safe to say that just about everyone in the world of gaming has been scratching their heads over Microsoft’s odd choice of DRM requirements on the Xbox One. The console itself is on par with the PlayStation 4 from Sony when it comes to specs (not the sweet, sweet DDR5...