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Microsoft XBOX to support Cross-Network Play

In an amazing announcement, Microsoft has stated that it will support cross-network play.  Yes, that is correct, Microsoft, of all companies is on board with this.  This would allow users of the XBOX system to join gamers of other systems with cross-platform games (Madden, COD, etc.) in battle or sport.  Imagine now being able to more »

Shantae: Half Genie Hero Preview: Shantae shows her moves

Shantae Half Genie Hero appears to be coming along nicely. WayForward provided a preview build featuring three playable levels to early-access level Kickstarter backers. The demo is brief, and specifically adjusted to avoid any possible spoilers, but its contents are solid. Shantae Half Genie Hero will feature platforming action as the titular Shantae runs, jumps, more »

Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition Review: Sure, why not

Devil May Cry 4 Special Edition Price: System(s): Xbox One, PS4, PC Release Date: June 23, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Capcom ESRB Rating: “Mature” for Blood, Language, Partial Nudity, Sexual Themes and Violence Devil May Cry is in a weird spot. The last game didn’t do so well. For reasons that may or may not be more »

King’s Quest: A Knight to Remember Preview: Eager for adventure

King’s Quest is poised to launch during July, 2015 with the first of five chapters, “A Knight to Remember.” I had the opportunity to see the latest build and ask questions of developers Bill Linn and Matt Korba during E3 2015, and what I saw has me excited to return to the fairytale kingdom of more »

The Fallout 4 Pip-Boy won’t fit large phones like iPhone 6+ and sold out in North America

The wearable Pip-Boy included with the collector’s edition of Fallout 4 can’t accommodate the largest phones on the market. The model includes foam inserts sized for iPhone 6, iPhone 5/5, iPhone 4/4, Samsung Galaxy 5 and Samsung Galaxy 4, Bethesda wrote on its blog. Smartphones similar in size to these models will be just fine, but anything more »

Beyond Eyes didn’t surprise me

One of the most conceptually unique indie games at E3 2015 was Beyond Eyes, the story of a blind little girl who loses her cat and must leave the safety of her home to find it. I was as surprised as everyone else that a game like this was being made, but the entire concept more »

Fallout fan does indeed order Fallout 4 with bottle caps

It’s been going around for a while now that a Fallout fan sent Bethesda a gigantic shipment of bottle caps in the hopes that he could use them to pre-order Fallout 4. Well, because he was the first person to do it, dear old Bethesda has answered positively. The fan, Seth, will be getting a more »

Mirror’s Edge Catalyst Preview: Positive reflections

All of my experiences with the original Mirror’s Edge went badly. It takes a lot to make me motion sick, but the first game and Super Mario Galaxy are the only two titles to make my stomach flop. I’d attempt parkour, thing I’d make the jumps, somehow fail and feel mentally and physically horrible as more »

Unravel Preview: Yarny is adorable, but Unravel is far from it

Yarny, the protagonist of Coldwood Interactive’s upcoming platformer Unravel, is an endearing little fellow made entirely of yarn. He lives in a world of moss and buttons and puddles, and looks just like the kind of plucky little guy who could lift your spirits. In Unravel, though, Yarny is put through the wringer, and so are your more »

July 2015’s Games with Gold for Xbox revealed

This is the second anniversary of the Games with Gold program, heavily inspired by Sony’s PlayStation Plus. To celebrate, Games with Gold will offer two free games on the Xbox One every month. Microsoft heard our gripes about Pool Nation and its lengthy stint as a Game with Gold. In July, the  will get Assassin’s Creed IV: more »

Technology Tell Gaming Channel’s most notable E3 2015 opinions

Oh man, E3 2015, everybody. This was a big year. There were a lot of games available to play, and Technology Tell’s Gaming Channel had six people on the ground experiencing as many as possible. Since it wouldn’t really be “fair” to decide on one or two games as the most notable this year, we’re more »

Celebrate Forza’s 10th anniversary with an Xbox One bundle

The Forza franchise has been one of Microsoft’s go-to games for years, 10 of them to be exact. The Forza 6 Limited Edition Xbox One will commemorate that with a racing-inspired design, sports car styling and racing themed sound effects. It includes the now very necessary 1 TB hard drive, a wireless controller with rubberized diamond grips, and more »