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    2 TB Seagate Game Drive for Xbox Review

    Are you running out of room on your Xbox One? Then you need to consider Seagate’s Game Drive for Xbox. This external hard drive has been designed specifically to off load game and data files off of the Xbox One. We used a 500 GB Xbox One to test the 2 TB Seagate Game Drive […]

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    Nintendo’s Next Gamepad Will Be Dominated By a Touchscreen

    While Nintendo has only talked sparingly of their next consoled, code-named the NX, speculation from market analysts and the poor performance of the Wii U has suggested that the new console could go on sale in 2016. Over the weekend, we might have gotten out first look at what that console will look like — […]

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    8 Video Games to Surround the Menorah

    With Thanksgiving in the rear-view mirror and all of us getting bombarded by full-on Christmas season, it might be easy to forget that the Festival of Lights is upon us. Growing up Jewish, there was always this idea that Hanukkah (Chanukah for some) was the holiday your Jewish friends celebrated so they wouldn’t felt left […]

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    7 Games from PlayStation Experience You Need to Hear About

    Over the weekend, Sony hosted the second annual PlayStation Experience in San Francisco. PlayStation’s own mini-E3, the convention featured a few recently released PS4 games, plus dozens of games in the pipe for 2016. You’ve probably heard of a few of them — Street Fighter V, Uncharted 4, Dark Souls 3, and the Final Fantasy […]

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    You Can Now Play Dungeons and Dragons in Virtual Reality

    An immersive game where you throw yourself into the leather boots and adamantium bracers of an adventuring hero exploring a completely imagined world — if Dungeons & Dragons isn’t the killer virtual reality app, I don’t know what is. The tabletop RPG has suffered from childhood groups of adventurers parting ways for the duller world […]

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    Hyrule Warriors Hits the 3DS With a Female Version of Link

    When it comes to canon, Hyrule Warriors gets a big ol’ asterisk in the Zelda universe because it wasn’t solely developed by Nintendo — in a way, it’s more a part of co-developer Koei Tecmo’s Dynasty Warriors series than The Legend of Zelda. That’s not to say it’s a bad game — Dynasty Warriors games […]

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    Rise of the Tomb Raider Review

    Rise of the Tomb Raider is the sequel to 2013’s Tomb Raider by Square Enix and Crystal Dynamics. Our beautiful heroine Lara Croft is back and better than ever, and the game has a different focus from the first game in the reboot, with more of a focus on solving puzzles instead of firefights. The […]

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    Skylanders SuperChargers Comes to iPad and Apple TV

    When Apple announced their new Apple TV in September, we were a little underwhelmed — something that had been hyped as a potential console competitor ended up being better suited to mobile and casual games, thanks to the hardware and Apple’s file size limits on Apple TV apps. The good news is that talking about […]

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    Halo 5: Guardians Review

    Nathan Fillion!!! I will admit that I have not played a Halo game since Halo 3, and even then I played strictly multiplayer so I was surprised to see Nathan Fillion in the game as a Spartan. Turns out, that’s not the only thing that’s changed in the Halo universe, for better or worse. Halo 5 […]

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    30 Essential Games to Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of NES

    If there’s a video game analogue to the Beatles appearing on the Ed Sullivan Show, it’s what happened 30 years ago on October 18 — the arrival of the Nintendo Entertainment System on store shelves in the United States. After debuting in Japan as the Famicom in 1983, Nintendo set about reviving the United States […]

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    Man Sets Minecraft Marathon Record at 35 Hours

    Joe Kelly’s shirt reads ‘Eat, Sleep, Mine’ — last weekend, he only got around to two of those. Kelly blew away the old Minecraft marathon session record of 24 hours, 10 minutes with a 35 hour, 35 minute, 35 second effort put on for cancer research and the love of punching pixelated blocks. The well-mustached […]

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    Frozen Free Fall Comes to the Big Screen

    A company the size of Disney is allowed to take chances. And so this week they’re releasing Frozen Free Fall, a game that’s already had millions of downloads on mobile phones. This new release takes place on big screens. Big gaming screens, that is. Disney is betting that women, who make up the majority of […]

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    New Xbox One Elite Bundle is 20% Faster

    Just a couple months after introducing their first 1 TB Xbox One bundle, Microsoft is already launching a new, higher-priced bundle focused on performance for the burgeoning professional gamer scene — or anyone who’s just sick of waiting so long for their games to load. The Xbox One Elite Bundle will bring a speed boost […]

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    The Xbox One Now Has an External Hard Drive

    External hard drives are great for backing up data stored on your PC, giving you a little extra storage space, all that good stuff. But, with cloud storage becoming cheaper and more accessible, you might not need those externals as much. There’s still one kind of device that needs an external hard drive, though, and […]

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    Do You Think You’re Sexy? You Might Just Like Violent Video Games

    That’s the main thrust behind a study out of the University of New South Wales, Australia, in which researchers found a correlation between self-reported values of violent video game play and self-reported feelings of attractiveness as a mate. Put simply, women who report playing more violent video games tend to think they’re pretty hot. The […]

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    LEGO Dimensions Trailer is a Must for Whovians

    In June, we learned that LEGO Dimensions would include, among others, Doctor Who sets. LEGO finally dropped the Doctor Who trailer for Dimensions ahead of San Diego Comic-Con, and it looks like we’re going to be having a lot of fun with a lot of Doctors when the game hits in September. As with everyone […]