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Had a New Xbox for Christmas? Hints and tips for new Series owners

You unwrapped the packaging and saw this awesome monolith within. Like 2001: A Space Odyssey, you and your family danced around it, screeching to high heaven. No? Just at mine then? Still – you got that Xbox you wanted, and that’s pretty cool too. Maybe you got the black tower-like Series X, or maybe you received the adorable Series S. Either way, you got it set up (you used the mobile app to do your settings while you waited for…

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More Thoughts From Me #252: Happy Holidays!

Merry Christmas! Happy Holidays! This time I share my thoughts about this year in video games and just how lucky video game fans were compared to, oh say movie fans or tv show fans. Time to reflect and hug your video games or you know, thank a video game developer. Well, we made it to the holidays. Its been a bad year. I think most of us can agree that 2020 sucked and we never want to see it again.…

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Walmart to Employ New Bot Detection Software for Console Drops

I am confident I'm not alone in my struggle to find any of the newly released consoles. Luckily, Walmart is beginning to acknowledge the issue of bots and has updated its security software accordingly.

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Five franchises which NEED a Soulsborne Game

If there’s one thing the Soulsborne games have been missing all these years, it’s hoards of Wookies. Or childlike Hobbits you can set fire to. Or White Walkers. It turns out that the Soulsborne formula is pretty adaptable, especially within the fantasy genre. And, having just finished Jedi: Fallen Order, it’s something I’d like to see adapted even more. Demon’s Souls gave me a new appreciation for the genre, and for the difficulty and perseverance that came with it. Now…

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Too Excited for ARK 2 on Xbox Series X (Console Exclusive)

I haven been an Xbox gamer my entire life, and looking back on my yearly stats, one game stands out amongst so many others as my most played - and it’s not even close! It’s not Fortnite or Call of Duty, and it isn’t an epic single player experience that I return to year after year. It’s ARK: Survival Evolved, and I’m so damn happy to see a sequel!

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After a Bad Year for Gaming Events, The Game Awards Delivered

Blame coronavirus, undue hype or whatever – this year hasn’t been good for gaming events. There’s been plenty to be excited about, but very little that tipped into real surprise territory. Completely expected sequels, promises upon promises and not much else. That’s 2020 in a nutshell. So imagine my surprise when, just a few weeks before this awful year is finally over, a gaming event actually delivers. The stops were pulled out. Not everybody is thrilled. They were expecting Elden…

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Wild Game Awards Predictions

Its that time again: The Game Awards will air tonight! Whether you watch it on YouTube or twitch or twitter, you should check out this show. You just never know what will be revealed during the Game Awards. And really, isn’t that what we care about? Not the Awards, no never that, but the announcements! The trailers! So what will we see tonight? Here are my wild, never will these happen predictions. Real Talk: Its 2020. If we get one…

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Ubisoft Canada Has Next Generation Console Launch to Remember

New consoles are incredibly exciting. I still remember living through the many consoles launches of Nintendo, Sony, and Xbox product as a fan, and was able to be on the front-line of the New Nintendo 3DS launch, the Nintendo Switch launch, the Xbox One X launch, and now of course, the PS5 and Xbox Series X launch. Of course the hardware capabilities are incredibly important when launching a new system, but part of what determines the success of a console launch are the titles that ship alongside it. And one company shone brighter than the others.

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Immortals Fenyx Rising – A Beginner’s Guide to Becoming Legendary

There are some games where the minimum you want to be is legendary. Luckily, Immortals Fenyx Rising makes that nice and easy. On a basic level, you’ll spend most of your time in-game helping out gods and exploring for items which will enable you to level up. You’ll do the former through quest items, while the latter will take a bit more work on your part. That work is really worth it. The more you can level up your equipment,…

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We Need A Limited Series of Immortals Titles

Almost half of the staff at GamesReviews have been diving into Immortals Fenyx Rising over the past two weeks, and for the most part, we are all really impressive with this brand new IP from Ubisoft Quebec. While borrowing heavily from Assassin's Creed Odyssey, this game does set it's own path with a humerous story and fantastic charactesr that feel unique and alive.

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