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Xbox One’s Xbox 360 emulator quietly improved for some games
4 years ago

Xbox One’s Xbox 360 emulator quietly improved for some games

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Some time last night, Reddit user ryu489 noticed that several Xbox 360 titles had gotten performance increases. He posted his findings both to Reddit and captured clips via Xbox One …
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16 more games now backwards compatible
4 years ago

16 more games now backwards compatible

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Last month backwards compatibility officially launched, allowing players to play a selection of Xbox 360 games on Xbox One using either a digital or physical copy. This list of compatible games started with over …
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What we are playing: April 1
8 years ago

What we are playing: April 1

Finally Mass Effect 3 is starting to slide off the list…
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Weekend Rant: The seven (or so) deadly sins of cooperative play
8 years ago

Weekend Rant: The seven (or so) deadly sins of cooperative play

Weekend Rant is a non-regularly occurring weekend mini-editorial. In layman’s terms that basically means that if a staff member has something they want to rant about they can do so on any given weekend.

There’s a list of disturbing trends that have developed within the gaming industry this generation, and they revolve around cooperative play. Co-op is nothing new to gaming. It has existed since the earliest days of coin-op arcade machines going back decades. This generation however, co-op has evolved. No longer do we just get to tread through a game’s campaign with a friend, sometimes we get an entire stand alone co-op campaign. In other instances, we get completely unique cooperative modes with their own setup and rules like the highly successful Horde mode in Gears of War, or Zombie mode in Call of Duty. More than ever, developers are taking advantage of the fact that its just plain fun to play games with your friends. The evolution of co-op has also unfortunately created problems. And its about time we start talking about them.

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What we are playing: December 11
8 years ago

What we are playing: December 11

What we are playing is a weekly column that appears each weekend. Various staff members let the world know what games had them hooked the past week and which ones …
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