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6.5 Super Party Sports: Football

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Originally sported on iOS then released on Android and now ported over to Xbox One, we have a very fun Angry Birds type game with Super Party Sports: Football. The game is quite fun and for the $4.99/£3.99 price ...

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9.0 Fallout 4

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I have done a number of shorter articles for Games Reviews on Fallout, and those will be combined here for a full scored review of the game. Fallout fans will find more to love with Fallout 4. It is not a huge ...

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6.5 Tales From The Borderlands Episod...

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Tales from the Borderlands Episode 3: Catch a Ride continues its journey through Pandora with our protagonists Rhys, a middle of the pack manager, his friend Vaughn along with Fiona and her sister Sasha, all still ...

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8.5 Call of Duty: Black Ops 3

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Treyarch Studios has always done something different with the Black Ops series, and these changes are often bizarre; but they work, almost 100% of the time. Black Ops 3 is no different. The change in game philosophy ...

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9.0 PDP Afterglow Prismatic Controlle...

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You've probably at least once in your lifetime used a PDP controller, whether you realized it or not. The iconic Afterglow controller look hasn't changed much since the PS3 and Xbox 360 days, and this is because ...

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9.0 Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced E...

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If you are not willing to put a lot of time into Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition you should probably stop reading now. Don't bother with this title. It will be your loss, but I also won't fool anyone. If you ...

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9.0 Rise of the Tomb Raider

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I went into Tomb Raider with pretty low expectations. At X15 in Toronto, I was treated to a 20 minute demo of the first tomb in the game, and I came out of it incredibly disappointed. Rise of the Tomb Raider looked ...

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8.0 Guitar Hero Live

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Just on the heels of Rock Band, Activision launched their own music game. Unlike the Harmonix giant, Activision completely changed up the way we thought a Guitar Hero should play, making Guitar Hero Live a ...

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7.0 Darksiders 2: Deathinitive Versio...

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Back in 2010, THQ released a sequel to the popular Darksiders game titled – not surprisingly – Darksiders 2. Now in 2015, the game has been enhanced and ported to the Xbox One and Playstation 4. While ...

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9.0 Halo 5 Guardians

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My expectations for Halo 5 Guardians were mixed. One one hand, it is Halo, and 343 Industries and Microsoft have rarely strayed from the core mechanics that make up a Halo game. On the other hand, 343 promised a ...

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6.5 NBA Live 16

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Every year Electronic Arts and EA Sports delivers the best Football and Hockey games with the Madden NFL and the NHL series’ respectfully. When NBA Live is released, it isn’t always the gamers first choice in ...

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9.0 Rock Band 4

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It has been a while since Rock Band 3 in 2010, and although Harmonix slowly added tracks for their flag ship title for years following, Rock Band, and largely the music genre as well, fell away into obscurity. When ...

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7.5 Tales from the Borderlands Episod...

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The last time we were in Tales from the Borderlands it was episode one of the Telltale episodic adventure and we saw Rhys and Fiona surviving a very dangerous race. They had also suffered a betrayal of epic ...

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8.5 Madden NFL 16

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NFL Madden is one of the most successful franchises released at the end of every summer just before the NFL has it’s opening kickoff of the season. Each and every year it gets us pumped for the upcoming year in the ...

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9.0 FIFA 16

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FIFA 16 is out today across the world - although EA Access Members on Xbox One have been playing for almost a week now. With every sports franchise, the question almost always becomes, "How much has this title ...

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8.5 NHL 16

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NHL 15 was a lackluster effort from EA, and everybody knew it. The excuses were many - new hardware to deal with for example - but they were all the same excuses other sports titles could have used, but didn't. NHL ...

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7.5 Mad Max

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Mad Max on Xbox One, PS4, and PC, came out at the worst possible time. Sure, the movie was fairly successful, but for a game based on a movie to come out right around Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain is retail ...

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10 Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom P...

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Trying to review Metal Gear Solid after most major outlets already gave it a perfect 10/10 score is really difficult. Going in, expectations were too high. From what some outlets wrote, I was about to play and ...

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9.0 Forza Motorsport 6

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Forza Motorsport has been one of the most successful gaming franchises in the last ten years. It all started with the first release in May of 2005 on the original Xbox, then several Forza Motorsport games were ...

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7.5 Tales from the Borderlands Episod...

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Telltale Games has brought us such incredible stories with the storytelling, character development and decision making bringing new life and perspective to such franchises as The Walking Dead...

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9.0 Gears of War: Ultimate Edition

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There is something wonderful about getting old games remastered for new systems, but also something inherently problematic. Often these titles, from the present looking to the past, are viewed as iconic, industry ...

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9.0 King’s Quest Chapter 1: A Knigh...

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Although I love all the Kings Quest games, I jumped on the bandwagon late, with Kings Quest V to be precise. Five was outstanding, VI was outstanding, VII was good, but not great, and VIII was a disaster. With that ...

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9.5 Batman Arkham Knight

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After playing through the entire main story line and about 8 hours of extras, it is safe to say that Batman Arkham Knight could possibly be the best Batman game, ever. I’m not comparing this to Arkham Asylum and ...

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6.0 Le Tour De France 2015

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Le Tour De France is very exciting to follow especially in the last legs of the race. To see anyone remotely close to a top ranked position really attacking and pushing themselves in the final hour or minutes of the ...

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8.5 Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Edi...

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Launch week for the Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Edition on Xbox One was disastrous. Server issues trumped all the dialogue surrounding the game, including inability to load, waiting over an hour to get into a ...

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8.5 LEGO Jurassic World

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LEGO Jurassic World combines everything I liked about LEGO video games and largely removes the only thing I really hated: the combat. With the focus on combat gone, Travelers Tales has given more time to ...

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7.0 Payday 2: Crimewave Edition Xbox ...

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Over the last two weeks my experiences with Payday 2: Crimewave Edition has been loaded with wait times, frustration and a little bit of fun. There were about twenty heists, maybe more that I was never able to ...

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6.5 Beach Buggy Racing Xbox One

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Beach Buggy Racing seems to be another attempt at the legendary Super Mario Kart which has a lot of upside but doesn’t live up to the legendary Mario Kart. For several years there have been a lot of publisher games ...

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9.5 The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt

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The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt delivers on almost all of its promises. For a moment, forget that the game doesn't look like the video we saw in 2013. By now, everyone needs to understand the difference between event ...

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7.0 BADLAND: Game of the Year Edition...

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BADLAND: Game of the Year Edition brings a mobile game to our living rooms with its latest release on Xbox One. If you have ever played the infamous Flappy Bird then you will already be familiar with the basis of ...

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8.5 The Swapper Xbox One

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The Swapper is a one of a kind platformer that gives the user control of a cloning device to create clones of themselves and progress through the story.

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8.0 Farming Simulator 15

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Farming Simulator 15 is not a widely heralded titled. It is definitely not selling as well games landing this summer - most notably the Witcher 3 - but that doesn't mean you should brush it off. If you don't own a ...

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7.0 Schrödinger’s Cat and the ...

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What do we get when we combine science with a platform game? We get Schrödinger's Cat and the Raiders of the Lost Quark. It’s a very long title for a game with a very long difficulty curve. You play as Schrödinger's ...

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6.5 Lifeless Planet

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Lifeless Planet: Premier Edition hit Xbox One on May 13, 2015, following the successful Kickstarter funding by independent developer Stage 2 Studios. The game first released on PC in June of 2014 and a few weeks ...

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8.0 Rogue Legacy Xbox One

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Welcome to Rogue Legacy, a game far from your normal platformer and quite unlike any other game you have played. Your whole purpose in this game is to battle, collect Gold, die, upgrade yourself and your families ...

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8.0 Shovel Knight

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Shovel Knight debuted its 8-bit style platformer back in 2014 and received acclaimed reviews and acknowledgement for the retro style game. Shovel Knight now releases on the XBOX One with additional bonus content.

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8.5 State of Decay : Year One Surviva...

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State of Decay originally released in 2013 on XBOX 360 has now been re-released in 1080p as State of Decay : Year One Survival Edition for XBOX One, with three playable options to select in the game. The first ...

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6.0 Goat Simulator

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Goat Simulator was first released on the PC last year on April Fool's Day and if you ever played it you know just how fun, how goofy and how bad the game is. It's not any different on XBOX One. The game still has ...

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7.5 Shiftlings

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Shiftlings is a platform game developed by Rock Pocket that follows two alien janitors. The janitors are part of a reality tv show, attached by an air supply hose and a whole lot of gas. The opening sequence shows ...

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8.0 Oddworld: New ‘N’ Tas...

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If you haven't played an Oddworld game at some point in your lifetime, you are definitely missing out. Fortunately, the Original Abe's Odyssey was remastered and rereleased on Xbox One just this past week. For only ...

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7.0 OlliOlli : Grind…Kick Flip&...

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OlliOlli is a 2D skateboarding game that has been around since early 2014 but finally made its way via port to XBox One in March of 2015. It's been a long time since we have seen a skateboarding game of value. There ...

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10 Ori and the Blind Forest

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Ori and the Blind Forest is one of the best games I have ever played...ever. Not only is the audio and visuals outstanding, but the story off the top is really gripping, making you want to play through the whole ...

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9.0 Hand of Fate

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Card games are great fun when played with friends, but I've never really felt that they have translated well to consoles. Many have tried, but few have been really successful. Hand of Fate is a mash-up between a ...

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8.0 ScreamRide

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There isn't anything 'tycoony' here. It's just construction, riding, and destroying. On paper it actually doesn't sound like something that would be that fun. Sure, I often built ultra-insane coasters on Roller ...

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8.5 The Escapists

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There's a lot to like when playing The Escapists on Xbox One, and very few issues stand in the way of what will most definitely be an excellent release on Xbox One and Steam. I received a copy of the game from the ...

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7.0 The Crew

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One of the things The Crew has going for it is actually the story. While overall it isn't breaking any major boundaries, it gets off to a great start. Unfortunately, the story becomes secondary to driving across ...

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6.0 Assassins Creed Unity

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Throughout the years, Assassins Creed has become an over-exerted franchise, and a new iteration can be found on store shelves just in time for every holiday season. The history of Assassins Creed has reached some ...

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6.0 Riptide GP2

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Wave Race 64 was one of my favorite racing games ever, and when I saw Riptide GP2 I was instantly intrigued. Despite receiving a code for review, I probably would have put down 4.99 for the full version. When I ...

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7.0 Funk of Titans

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January is a pretty quiet month generally for the video game community. Most people are working through their holiday backlog so games usually don't release until February at the earliest. However, indie developer ...

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9.0 Halo: Master Chief Collection

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If you own an Xbox One and have enjoyed Halo in the past, Halo: Master Chief Collection is hands down the best value for your dollar you will find on the console. I think many would have paid nearly the retail price ...

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8.5 The Evil Within

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The Evil Within manages to revive some of the best parts of the Survival Horror genre with its dark brooding atmosphere and classic elements of gameplay. Scavenging for supplies and fighting your way through a ...

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9.5 Sunset Overdrive

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Insomniac Games has developed some interesting titles in the past, so it was no shock that perhaps the wackiest game of the year was also developed by them. Despite a few minor annoyances, Sunset Overdrive might be ...

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8.5 Far Cry 4

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Kyrat isn't a real place, but the beauty that Ubisoft brought to this pretend-although-based-on-real environment makes me want to head to the Himalayan Mountains sometime in my life. I'll pass on the conflict ...

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7.5 Need For Speed Rivals

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Need for Speed Rivals is the first new-gen Need for Speed, a franchise that's all about cars, speed and (most of the time) cop chases. In Rivals, you get to choose on which side you are: the cops or the racers. You ...

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8.5 Titanfall

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Titanfall is an online based first person shooter, in which you can acquire a Titan, a giant mech which can either be controlled manually or serve as an AI controlled guardian. Titanfall has received mayor hype, so ...

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