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Latest Update Fail of 2014- Assassin’s Creed Unity

on Wed, Dec 17, 2014 | By Joseph Lara

Yesterday 12/16/14 the fourth patch of Assassin’s Creed Unity was released on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 after a small one day delay. Released at 6.7GB it would replace many files instead of adding even more bulk to your hard drive. Personally, I switched my Xbox One to “Instant On” in the settings and went to bed, since other recent releases have received numerous patches...

Destiny Expansion I: The Dark Below Review (Xbox One)

Destiny Expansion - The Dark Below Review
on Fri, Dec 12, 2014 | By Joseph Lara

  Activision published, Bungie developed Destiny has finally expanded three months after its initial release. Dan here at Boothammer gave Destiny a glowing 9/10 review, praising both the solid Halo-ish gameplay and the gorgeous graphics. Having put in over 80 hours since launch, I may not have rated Destiny quite so high, probably closer to 8/10. Since launch though,...

Top 10 Greatest Video Game Console Bundles of All Time

Top 10 Greatest Video Game Console Bundles of All Time
on Sun, Nov 30, 2014 | By Dan Adcock

Console bundles are a great opportunity to score your favorite video game system while also getting an excellent game at little to no cost.  The greatest video game console bundles are ones that are unique and limited in quantity making them rare and highly collectible.  We have compiled our personal favorite gaming bundles that we have collected over time.  These range...

The Update Epidemic of Modern Gaming

Halo 2 Update
on Sun, Nov 23, 2014 | By Joseph Lara

In the years since the release of the sixth-generation consoles, players have grown accustom to a regular interval of modern game updates. During the sixth-gen you rarely saw substantial updates unless it was a game with an online multiplayer component, such as Halo 2. Halo 2 saw significant changes due to title updates, if you were playing during 2004-2006 you know how different...

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Review – One Sophisticated Shooter

on Sat, Nov 8, 2014 | By Dan Adcock

  Advanced Warfare is the latest Call of Duty developed by Sledgehammer Games. With this being the eleventh entry in the series, combined with this being the first one developed from the ground up for the new gen consoles, the pressure to deliver was higher than ever. Despite these incredible steep expectations, Sledgehammer Games has met that challenge and delivered...

Master Chief Collection: What makes this release so special

Master Chief Collection
on Sun, Nov 2, 2014 | By Dan Adcock

  Few franchises reach the level of success that Halo has accomplished over the past 13 years.  When Microsoft jumped into the console gaming scene, Master Chief became the reason gamers invested in their new video game system and proved to arguably be their hugest franchise to date. The graphics were cutting edge, the controls were near perfection and the campaign was...