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Xbox One at GamesCom 2014: Everything you need to know

Xbox One at GamesCom 2014: Everything you need to know

Aug 18, 2014

Held annually in Germany, GamesCom is a trade fair for video games. The show is a great venue for publishers and developers to show off games that will be making their way to store shelves before Christmas, or games that are slated for release early next year. It is also Europe’s biggest video gaming expo. Here, publishers typically show off larger sections of...

Random Assault Episode 126: “Passable Children”

Random Assault Episode 126: “Passable Children”

Jul 10, 2014

  Standard Podcast Play Now | Play in Popup | Download (14)   This week on Random Assault, the hosts rally against humanity and try to make everything offensive. Then, Alex talks about trying the new Smash Bros and we all debate E3. “Let’s remove a card from a game that’s made to offend people” “Let’s remove a card from a...

Geekenstein’s E3 2014 Liveblog

Geekenstein’s E3 2014 Liveblog

Jun 9, 2014

Geekenstein’s Day One coverage of E3 2014 starts now! All day we will be liveblogging the announcements and gaffes, the new trailers all the way to Call of Duty, everything as it happens. All in real time, all for you. Let’s...

Microsoft Eliminates Kinect Bundle, Don Mattrick’s Dream Is Dead

Microsoft Eliminates Kinect Bundle, Don Mattrick’s Dream Is Dead

May 13, 2014

In the leadup to the Xbox One’s launch in November, Microsoft made a number of crazy decisions. They were to require an online connection to use the console, with a check in to Microsoft HQ every 24 hours. Games were going to be tied to accounts, making it almost impossible to lend them to friends or sell them used. They were going to require that a...

Microsoft Paying Machinima for Positive Xbox Coverage

Microsoft Paying Machinima for Positive Xbox Coverage

Jan 20, 2014

This weekend, word has spread that Microsoft has struck a deal with at least one video network on YouTube to promote the Xbox One in a positive light. According to the guidelines for the promotion, videos must include footage of an Xbox One game, mention the console by name, and perhaps most damningly, it “may not say anything negative or disparaging...