Xbox Stories

Review: Sublevel Zero Redux

Greetings Koopalings! Donnie here from Play Some Video Games to review a new addition to consoles - Sublevel Zero Redux. I used this review opportunity to dust off the Xbox One in the office, but you can play Sublevel Zero Redux on your PlayStation 4 or a PC using the...

First Specifications Revealed for Project Scorpio

This morning, Digital Foundry and Eurogamer teamed up to bring us information on Microsoft's upcoming "Project Scorpio." Here are some quick specs from today's announcement from Eurogamer: Project Scorpio Xbox One PS4 Pro CPU Eight custom x86 cores clocked at 2.3GHz...

Pixel Heroes: Byte and Magic

I like to start my reviews with an intro that ties into the game and the feelings it gives me. Normally this is done with an analogy or merging the game with feelings/memories I have had. So when you read this next sentence, please understand that this took me hours...

Destiny 2: Electric Boogaloo

So yesterday at 10am PST we got the full reveal trailer, and man what a hell of a reveal it was. The last city has been stomped by the Cabal and their leader Ghaul (Gary), and we have had to retreat from the city losing pretty much everything in the process. If that...

Destiny 2 Incoming!

Destiny. Love it or hate it, it’s here to stay. Well at the very least for another 7 years according to Bungies 10 year plan. Hot on the heels of the originals swan song event, The Age of Triumph which started today at 10am PST and goes through September, we finally...

Noteworthy Xbox Digital Game Sales This Week (Ending 3/6)

There are a number of great titles on sale now on the Xbox Store, through March 6th. Here are some of my top picks! Forza Motorsport 5 (Racing Game of the Year Edition) $13.20 (67% off!)* Lifeless Planet: Premier Edition $10.00 (50% off!)* Battlefield 1 - Titanfall 2...

Riptide GP: Renegade – Xbox One

Wave Race, Wipeout and Hydro Thunder walk into a bar. That Bar is this game. If you are like me, the first thing you thought of when you heard the title of this game was the mobile game. You will be happy to hear that this is the developers first in the series of...

Xbox going Netflix?

So in an announcement earlier this morning Xbox has announced a new subscription, aptly named Xbox Game Pass - (Full Release). Today, we’re continuing our commitment to give you more options to diversify and expand your library of games with Xbox Game Pass, a new...

Ghost Recon Wildlands: Beta Impressions

Twelve hours later and having completed 99% of the beta content, I have put down my controller and taken off my headset feeling extremely satisfied. If the full GRW expands on its beta, then the gaming community can look forward to a rich and engaging open-world tactical shooter that will deliver exponential amounts of high-quality entertainment—playing with friends is recommended.

The Dwarves

The Dwarves game is considered to be a "Story Driven Fantasy RPG" as they state on their Kickstarter page. The reason I choose to use their wording instead of my own is because I don't think "awesome axe smasher/Orc slayer" is the idea they are trying to sell people...

Earth’s Dawn – Xbox One

As described by the developer: Earth’s Dawn is looming and the fate of the planet hangs in the balance! Sign up as a member of A.N.T.I. – a squad of super-human soldiers powered by alien technology – and fight to reclaim Earth from the alien invasion known as E.B.E...

Final Fantasy XV Review Round-Up

Well it's been 10 years in the making but finally, Final Fantasy XV has arrived. How does a game that's been in the hopper that long hold up? Well here's some reviews beginning to circulate the interwebs. Are you that final fantasy fan that's excited today? Let us...

Ginger: Beyond the Crystal – Xbox One

Ginger: Beyond the Crystal is described as “an adventure platformer in which you have to rebuild and restore balance to a world devastated by the explosion of a mystical crystal.” Ginger is a platformer that has so much potential to be a good game, but unfortunately...

Xbox One Releases Week of Nov 1 thru Nov 7

So this week we get to see two holidays in one 5 day period. On Monday we had Halloween, where yours truly went dressed up as a wolf (our school mascot) and got my candy on. The other holiday is Call of Duty Day. It's a blockbuster day filled with joy and sorrow....

HoPiKo Review – Xbox One

HoPiKo by Laser Dog is a fast & fun  speed-run platformer that will raise your adrenaline!  With some very addicting chip-tune music, think Mega Man soundtrack-style, which I affectionately call Bitcore (not a thing). The music in the game really motivated me to...