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Has Fable Lost its “Must Buy” Reputation: Legends is Free-to-Play

fable1_690x319 If you've been anticipating the latest Fable release and have been saving your pennies, you can now stop. Microsoft and Lion Head Studios announced late last week that Fable Legends will now be free-to-play. While there is no real reason given for this change in philosophy, one can only suspect that perhaps, the Fable franchise has lost it's 'must buy' reputation.

 

Nintendo and amiibo: Smart or Stupid?

amiiboo_large_518x388 Unless you have been living under a rock, it's fairly obvious that amiibos appear to be the must have 'toy' since late November. Within my Nintendo circle of gamers, I've heard far less about Skylanders and Disney Infinity and more about amiibos. So, has Nintendo done well with amiibo by making them collectible, or are they losing hundreds of thousands of dollars because of supply issues?

 

Unreal Engine 4 Free to All

unreal4_690x388 Unreal Engine 4 is now free to download and create with, Epic today announced.

 
 

VLC Could Come to Xbox One

xboxonec One of the most popular media players on PC, VLC, could make the jump to Xbox One. VLC is a popular and free alternative to Windows Media Player.

 

ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove Hits Kickstarter

Toe Jam and Earl Pic ToeJam & Earl are back - at least if they can get funded on Kickstarter, that is.

 

Family and Gaming: Interview with 1UP’s John Davison

1854f803cf2d21aad19b0b9358998ee7_400x400 While the site was fairly popular, it inevitably was sold to IGN and subsequently ended. However, the opinions of John Davison - during his time on the 1Up Podcasts and with his work on What They Play - stuck with me for years, and ultimately lead me to have a desire to write about video games, and educate those who needed it. Without further to do, this weeks Family and Gaming article features an interview I did with John. It was a highlight personally for me to do this interview, and he ...

 
 

Velocity 2X Coming to Xbox One, PC

velocity_Ultra2_690x388 FuturLab have announced that they're partnering up with publisher Sierra to bring their top rated PlayStation 4 and Vita game Velocity 2X to Xbox One, PC, Mac and Linux.

 

Afterglow Nur Headset Review

Afterglow Nur - on Stand Front on White If you are interested in picking up a headset and are looking for something that isn't considered a 'budget' set, the Nur's are a great choice. However, gamers should consider what they want most in a headset - chat versus game audio - to make a decision wisely. Either way, snagging any Afterglow product is a no brainer.

 

Opinion: Is PlayStation 4′s Success Hurting Long-time Fans?

the order 3 Unlike with the PlayStation 3, Sony have nothing to prove with their latest console, and the possibility of them slipping back into complacency could hurt the fans who were there at the very beginning.

 
 

Xenoblade Chronicles X Japanese Direct Tranlation

xenoblade-chronicles-x-wallpaper The 24-minute direct focuses on many new features unseen in previous demonstrations of the game that include open world exploration, battle systems, and GamePad functionality. The Direct was hosted by several characters from the game that explore the use of mechs, the hopper camera mechanic, and new locations on the planet Mira like New Los Angeles and various mountains, lakes, and caves as well as a glimpse into the 5 continents.