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Xbox Game Pass – A Promising Start

Do I think Game Pass will be perfect? No. Do I think Game pass is the first step towards a digital revolution where gaming is a monthly service instead of dropping $60 for each new release? I certainly hope so.

Pro-Tip: Be a Late Adopter

Sometimes waiting a little bit before you get a new console can yield to the best experiences possible.

Reflections Interview: Tristan Moore Wants You to Evaluate Your Decisions

Moore was fed up with the illusion of choice in games, which only resulted in a different colored ending or the binary options to kill an NPC now for more power or save their lives for a reward later which games shackled players with. Moore wants to create Reflections where the game will be reactive to your decisions rather than force you down a specific path with the illusion of options along the way.

E3 2016: Microsoft Press Conference

E32016 Scorecard for Microsoft: 2 Buys, 2 Rents and 14 Skips. Overview - Microsoft showcased new hardware for August 2016 and holiday 2017 plus a massive lineup of titles release between now and early 2017 with gameplay footage wherever possible. A breakneck pace and something for everyone who loves games from racing, Minecraft, VR to tournament setups. Solid showing.

Screencheat Interview: Nicholas McDonnell’s Insight into Indie Development

Samurai Punk built an entire game around the concept of screen cheating. The difference? Instead of being a jerk for looking at the other player’s screen, it is a central game mechanic required to figure out where everyone is on the map. All the character models are invisible—the only way to know where the enemy is lurking is by puzzling out what they are seeing in relationship to the map.

Star Wars Battlefront: Review

Star Wars Battlefront is a well designed, beautiful and meticulously crafted game that any fan of the franchise will be thrilled to play with…for a few hours. The lack of variety and repetitive nature of battles make this an easy rental, but a difficult game to recommend for purchase.

Gamecast 17: Who has Better Exclusives – PS4 or Xbox One?

When does a failed Kickstarter game still get made? When will Final Fantasy XV be released? Are games avoiding the crowded Fall schedule with blockbusters like Metal Gear Solid, Halo and Fallout? Who is this week's special guest host from Twin Stick Radio?