Why Microsoft's Xbox Strategy is a Generation Ahead

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If you've been following the most recent news in the gaming industry, you've probably heard about Xbox Game Pass, Microsoft's new subscription service that has been dubbed the "Netflix of Gaming" by many news outlets as well as gamers. For a low monthly subscription, gamers get access to a library of hundreds of titles, both from Microsoft's internal studios (which now include all of Bethesda after an acquisition earlier this year)

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Gifts For Vintage / Retro Video Game Lovers

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Buying gifts for your loved ones is not an easy task. You have to know what really tickles their fancy so that you know your gift will be appreciated. This is especially true with family or friends who have hobbies or interests that are unique and interesting. An example of this unusual hobby is the love for retro games, video game titles from the 80s and 90s. Some people prefer these types of games due to the nostalgia they bring. The latest releases of video games are awesome but some people prefer the simplistic and familiar game mechanics of classic games. Whatever the reason may be, there is no denying that old school games are here to stay. Retro Games The obvious choice to get a retro gamer this holiday would be to buy retro games for them. This will certainly make them happy regardless if they get to play the...
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How to Use Keywords to Sell Video Games on Our Website

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The main focal point of this video [Shown Below] is to introduce you to using keywords. Using identifiable keywords to sell your games will speed up the selling process on our website. The best practice is to search for the games and type the title of the game out as listed on the game or case. For example, you’d type in Grand Theft Auto IV instead of using the number 4. You would also want to avoid using short titles such as COD for call of duty. The database isn’t set up to use short titles.

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Google Stadia Review & How it Stacks Up in the Video Game Market

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The video game industry has never been short of innovations aiming at improving the gaming experience for gamers irrespective of the age. Today, gamers have access to a full range of gaming consoles, highly interactive titles and accessories.

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Video Game Music is Now Everywhere. As It Should Be.

Final Fantasy - Video Game Music

In 2001 I was a music minor in a composer’s group at my college that met once a week to discuss various issues in music and composing. One day I proposed to the group that at an upcoming meeting I’d make a presentation on video game music as a serious emerging venue for the musical art form.

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Does Playing a Certain Type of Video Game Character - Good or Bad?

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Is there a revenge element to the plot?), so there aren’t any direct plot spoilers here. You only need to avoid reading the post if you don’t want to know whether a character or game’s situation is morally ambiguous or complicated.

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Why Hasn’t There Been a Great Movie Based on a Video Game?

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When I saw the roller-coaster-like movie Gravity, I was surprised to realize that I occasionally felt like I was watching a video game on a giant screen. The film fluidly changed perspectives back and forth from third to first person, often framing the action as a game would, and the focus on challenging environments presenting life-and-death decisions almost constantly was also very game-like.

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Grand Theft Auto at 20: Why It’s as Vital Now as It Was Then

Grand Theft Auto 20 years Later

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A few of the Scariest Survival Horror Video Games

Scariest Survival Horror Video Games

Ever since the advent of the VCR, it’s been a tradition for kids to pop in some horror flicks when Halloween night rolls around. But a new generation is here, one that grew up playing console video games, and one that saw the rise of the “survival horror” genre.

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Remastered Video Games Worth It? Or a Ploy for Money

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As entertainment consumers, most of us love remastered old releases. Whether it’s music or film, giving the classics an update is more often than not a net positive. And the trend of remastering old video game titles has also grown to be a mostly positive thing, as we discussed in a previous post.

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Games that Skillfully Switch Up Genres and Viewing Perspectives Offer a Great Change of Pace

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            “Gritty Action Movies.” “Suspenseful Morality Sci-Fi Movies from the 1930s.” “Whistleblower Steamy Psychological Animation Based on a Book Set in Biblical Times About Trucks, Trains, & Planes.” Genres can be weird, right?

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How Video Game Publishers Keep Screwing the Gamers! Part 2

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Retro Review Showdown, Which Mario Kart Game Is the Best?

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This article is a debate between which old Mario Kart game is the best. I’ve been playing Mario Kart 8 lately (and love it), and that’s got me thinking about how big a part of gaming the Mario Kart series has been for me. 

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When Is It Time to Give Up Mid-Game?

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When it comes to games with stories, I’m a completionist. I’m a story completionist rather than a gaming completionist—once in a long while I’ll aim for 100% completion in a particularly great game, but mostly I’m content to do the main content and a selection of the side quest-y stuff. 

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Four Crazy Encounters Involving Pokémon Go

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The 10 Best Mech Games of All Time Part II: Bringing it home

Best Mech Battle Video Games Games

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The 10 Best Mech Games of All Time – Part 1: Target Locked

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Expert Tips, For Spotting Counterfeit Pokemon Game Boy Advance Games

Fake GBA Pokemon Games

Pokemon video games are one of the more popular series of video games. Pokemon games have been around since the early 1990’s when they made their debut on the GameBoy & Game Boy Color video game console. Since their vast popularity and high sales, pokemon games are very susceptible to counterfeits and fake games.

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Tips For Leveling Up Quickly in Pokémon Go

Pokemon Go - Tips for Leveling Up

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How Video Game Publishers Keep Screwing us the Gamers!

Why Video DLC's Are Bad

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