Top 5 Xbox One X Features

With the Xbox One X, what can gamers expect when upgrading from a Xbox One S or moving over from a PS4 or PS4 Pro. Today I take a look at the top 5 features of Microsoft’s new console. Apart from greater visual fidelity than any other console to date, what else does the Xbox One offer the consumer to make it warrant a purchase apart from just making your games look nicer. Sure playing on an HDR capable 4K TV is great and really shows off the console, or…

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Top 5 Most Underrated Xbox One Games

Today I’m going to be talking about my Top 5 most under rated Xbox One games. These are the games that could be great but that didn’t quite sell well or as people expected. They could be games that many people didn’t like or that reviews gave average or low scores to which may have put off potential buyers. These are the games that you may not find on many end of year lists apart from maybe one of the games. All these games can be picked up cheap these…

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The Success of PUBG

  With so much talk about exclusive games these days and the topic often being caught up in the fanboy or console wars, it’s important to step back and look at the idea of exclusive games and their importance more objectivly. When we look at many of the top selling games lists from around the world, they are usually littered with multiplatform games whilst exclusive games for any given platform seem to pop up at certain times of the year around launch but then many fade away, making room for…

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Xbox One X Review – 3 Months of 4K

  In 2016 Microsoft would finally announce what many had already been expecting. Microsoft was secretly working on two new consoles that would be released to market, one was the expected redesigned Xbox One Slim version of the console, but rumours were circulating that Micorsoft was also working on an upgraded Xbox. This was rumoured to be so powerful that it would rival what PCs at the time, and in the near future could do. This was to have performance far beyond the original Xbox One and the marginally more…

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Sea Of Thieves to Sink Destiny 2?

  With the success of the Sea Of Thieves Beta, it seems the game is receiving more and more positive talk amongst gamers as the release draws closer each day. Now that many more people have played the game and see what it’s all about and what it can offer, the general consensus surrounding the game is that it’s going to be something that is both fun to play and will launch in a good state. The game needs more content to be added and, judging by datamines which have…

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UBISOFT – The Changing Face

  With the introduction of social media, the easiness of us all to be able to communicate with each other and anyone else has given us a voice that can be so loud that sometimes we need to stop and ask ourselves whether we should send that Tweet, Facebook post or instagram picture out into the world. Whilst this freedom has been great it has also come with the even greater emergence of trolls online and so many people, for example, tweeting out quite nasty things to others including game…

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Crackdown 3 – Hype to Doubt

I thought I’d talk about one of Microsoft’s big exclusives coming this here in the form of Crackdown 3. Already known about for several years and with at least one delay under its belt, can this game release to a resounding reception or will it launch but with a mere whimper? There is a lot riding on this game for Microsoft and the Xbox and I for one am all on board in wanting this game to succeed and have a large population.   Having played the first Crackdown game…

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Destiny 2 Development Roadmap

Bungie came out with a development roadmap of features, events and items that players will see over the coming weeks and months up until mid year. It is no secret that Destiny 2 has struggled since launch with more and more players walking away from the game due to lack of content and unwelcome changes to the game. Bungie promised they would be more open with their communication about the game this year and so far, they have been and this latest update give the fans some more definite details…

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Microsoft Set to Buy EA, Valve & Bluehole?

Rumours circulating around the internet the last couple of days seems to suggest that Microsoft is going to take some huge steps by attempting to buy the likes of EA, Valve and PUBG. Should this happen it would be an incredibly big deal for both Microsoft and the gaming industry as a whole. EA, worth over 35 billion is a hugely successful company and a juggernaut within the gaming industry. But could Microsoft actually buy them? A company worth that much? Well when we look at Microsoft, they’re a company…

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Xbox Live Download Scheduling

Today I’m going to be talking about a feature that I’ve wanted for a long time now especially when I was on an ADSL2 internet connection which was much slower compared to my 100 down / 40 up connection now. I’m referring to the feature of Xbox Live Download Scheduling. This would be something great for those gamers on slower connections which is most of the population in Australia to be honest. Download speeds can be quite slow in peak times already and when you couple that with a maximum…

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