Xbox Games with Gold April 2015

Here are the free games you’ll get on Xbox One and Xbox 360 in April

By on March 26, 2015 at 3:25 PM.

Here are the free games you’ll get on Xbox One and Xbox 360 in April

This has been an incredibly busy month for game releases, but Microsoft isn’t planning on letting its foot off the gas in April either. On Thursday, Microsoft announced the latest slate of Games with Gold, but in April, Xbox owners are getting double the free games that they normally do. That means two free games on Xbox One and four games on Xbox 360. More →

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GTA 5 Graphics

Did GTA 5 just receive a massive graphics downgrade?

By on March 26, 2015 at 11:44 AM.

Did GTA 5 just receive a massive graphics downgrade?

That’s the question that YouTube user ElAnalistaDeBits is trying to answer after GTA 5 players started noticing that vehicle collisions didn’t look quite right following the latest updates to the game. In order to discover the truth, “the analyst of bits” reinstalled the vanilla version of the game and recorded the differences between it and the newest version. More →

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Xbox One Rosetta Stone App

Learn a new language with the help of your Xbox One

By on March 25, 2015 at 7:05 PM.

Learn a new language with the help of your Xbox One

Have you ever been sitting around watching Netflix on your Xbox One when it suddenly dawns on you, “I could be doing something much more productive with my life right now.” With the launch of Rosetta Stone’s Discover Languages app on Xbox One, you can start being more productive today, and you won’t even have to get off of the couch. More →

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Halo 5 ARG Hunt the Truth

Halo 5 alternate reality game will reveal the truth about Master Chief

By on March 23, 2015 at 7:10 PM.

Halo 5 alternate reality game will reveal the truth about Master Chief

One of the most fascinating stories in video game history is that of Master Chief, aka John-117. We’ve never even seen the face of the hero of the Halo franchise, but in anticipation of Halo 5: Guardians, 343 Industries has launched an ARG (alternate reality game) that will dig deep into the Chief’s past.

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ScreamRide Gameplay Video

BGR plays ScreamRide: 20 minutes of gameplay from the roller coaster builder

BGR plays ScreamRide: 20 minutes of gameplay from the roller coaster builder

By on March 17, 2015 at 7:15 PM.

There aren’t enough theme park games on modern consoles. When I was young, theme park management and roller coaster construction games were a dime a dozen, but now you’ll be hard pressed to find one that doesn’t charge you $0.99 to restore your energy. More →

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Ori and the Blind Forest Gameplay Video

BGR plays Ori and the Blind Forest: 23 minutes of gameplay from the gorgeous platformer

BGR plays Ori and the Blind Forest: 23 minutes of gameplay from the gorgeous platformer

By on March 13, 2015 at 3:24 PM.

I knew that Ori and the Blind Forest was going to be something special from the moment I laid eyes on it, but I had no idea it was going to become one of my favorite games of the year.

I gave the game a glowing review this week, and now I’ve recorded a few minutes of gameplay to share with you to give you a better idea of what Ori actually looks like in action. More →

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Review
Ori and the Blind Forest Review

Ori and the Blind Forest review: Branching out

Ori and the Blind Forest review: Branching out

By on March 12, 2015 at 4:48 PM.

Ori and the Blind Forest is powerful.

Not only does it hit all the same notes as some of your favorite animated films, but it draws upon the spirit of gaming’s past by building upon a genre that has been perfected time and time again. More →

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Xbox One March Update

Xbox One March system update is available to download now

By on March 10, 2015 at 8:15 PM.

Xbox One March system update is available to download now

Microsoft announced on Monday night that the March system update for the Xbox One had begun rolling out, bringing several new features and improvements to the console. The most notably inclusion is the ability to take screenshots, something Xbox fans have been requesting since the console launched in 2013. More →

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Xbox One Halo Bundle

Get an Xbox One and four free Halo games with Microsoft’s latest bundle

By on March 9, 2015 at 10:00 PM.

Get an Xbox One and four free Halo games with Microsoft’s latest bundle

After struggling to compete with Sony for months, Microsoft finally regained some ground over the holidays with a wide selection of discounted Xbox One bundles featuring some of the most anticipated AAA games. If you didn’t snag any of those deals, don’t worry — Microsoft has a brand new bundle for 2015. More →

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Rock Band 4 Announcement

Rock Band 4 officially coming to PS4, Xbox One in 2015

By on March 5, 2015 at 6:55 PM.

Rock Band 4 officially coming to PS4, Xbox One in 2015

After skirting around the inevitable for months, Harmonix finally announced on Thursday that Rock Band 4 will be coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in 2015. Rock Band 4 will support all of your old music, which means that it will have a potential setlist of over 2000 songs at launch. More →

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Batman: Arkham Knight Gotham Trailer

Batman: Arkham Knight trailer brings violence and chaos back to Gotham

By on February 25, 2015 at 7:55 PM.

Batman: Arkham Knight trailer brings violence and chaos back to Gotham

Although we were treated to three pretty fantastic Batman movies from 2005 to 2012, the future of the franchise remains up in the air. It’s not that we don’t trust Ben Affleck to do a good job, we’re just not entirely sure how DC is going to reboot the character.

Basically, change is scary — but one familiar Batman series still has one story left to tell. More →

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