Kelly Packard

Kelly Packard (KBop a doo)

College student, longtime gamer, writer and junk food enthusiast. If you see me around the site or around the web, don't be afraid to say hello!
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Instant Indie Hits Bundle Available at a Steep Discount for a Limited Time

Late last week, a large bundle of indie games popped up on the Marketplace. The bundle, which features 10 of Curve Digital's offerings, is available at a steep 80% discount for a limited time.

Posted 10 hours ago, 36 comments

A King's Tale: Final Fantasy XV to Be Free Starting March 1st

Today Square Enix has revealed they will be releasing A King's Tale: Final Fantasy XV a free download available to everyone starting March 1st. It was formerly a FFXV preorder bonus exclusive to various retailers.

Posted 12 hours ago, 50 comments

ARK: Survival Evolved Releases the TEK Tier Update With a Valentine's Event

This week marked the release of ARK: Survival Evolved's epic — and a little bit, shall we say, out there — TEK Tier update, which added futuristic armor, weapons and equipment.

Posted 3 days ago, 4 comments

Phil Spencer Previews Xbox in 2017, Confirms Two Titles for Play Anywhere

In Phil Spencer's recent blog post affirming to us that 2017 will be an awesome year for Xbox, he has also confirmed a few details about Play Anywhere. Phantom Dust and Voodoo Vince: Remastered will both be included.

Posted 4 days ago, 38 comments

This Is The Police Release Date Announced

This Is The Police, an adventure game where players' choices really matter, has had its console versions dated. The announcement comes in the form of a cheeky letter from protagonist Jack Boyd.

Posted 4 days ago, 7 comments

Verdun on Xbox One Dated for March

Remember Verdun, a World War I shooter that was being ported over from PC? After running into delays for six months, the Xbox One version has finally been dated for March.

Posted 4 days ago, 6 comments

2008 Nintendo DS Game Lock's Quest Announced for Consoles

Re-releasing a charming Nintendo DS tower defense title from 2008 called Lock's Quest? Why not? Players of the original may be surprised to hear it will be coming current-gen consoles almost 10 years later.

Posted 4 days ago, 7 comments

Die for Valhalla! Funded for Spring 2017

Norse mythology and paranormal activity may seem like an odd combination, but that's exactly what Monster Couch are meshing in the upcoming game Die for Valhalla!.

Posted 4 days ago, 2 comments

SMITE Double Everything Weekend Gives 2X Worshipers, XP and Favor

Following Valisblot, the Norse celebration of Valentine's Day, the love-themed events continue into the weekend in SMITE with a Double Everything boost. Prepare to receive double worshipers, experience and favor.

Posted 4 days ago, 2 comments

New Trailer and Details for Cities: Skylines

Announced in 2015 for Xbox One and Windows 10, lately we haven't heard anything about Cities: Skylines other than publisher Paradox Interactive repeatedly confirming it was still on the way.

Posted 4 days ago, 13 comments

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I Am Bread Review

Can I go through this entire review without making a bread pun? Rye don't know if I crust myself to do that... okay, okay, I'll stop. Today I'm here to help you decide if the ID@Xbox game I Am Bread is worth your time.

Posted 25 days ago, 21 comments

Steel Rain X Review

Every shoot 'em up has its hook. In Polarity Flow's Steel Rain X, the gameplay revolves around its three different ship formations. While we're at it, let's toss in some progression and management mechanics.

Posted 1 month ago, 5 comments

Silence Review

The dictionary definition of silence is the "absence of any sound or noise." In Daedalic's Silence, it's the name of a fantasy world where everything and everyone are not as they seem.

Posted 2 months ago, 21 comments

Gas Guzzlers Extreme Review

The vehicular combat genre is seriously lacking in current times. Developer Gamepires is entering the ring with Gas Guzzlers Extreme, a port of a 2013 PC title. Let's see how they did with their first venture on the Xbox One.

Posted 3 months ago, 13 comments

Saturday Morning RPG Review

Since Saturday Morning RPG is a video game that is not shy about paying homage to the cheesiness and outrageousness of decades past, we're willing to accept, embrace and even love this cliche.

Posted 3 months ago, 14 comments

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Gears of War 4 Achievement List

Seriously? In the English language, it's an expression that we frequently use to double check if someone really meant what they said. In the gaming community it has taken on another meaning entirely.

Posted 4 months ago, 52 comments

Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 Achievement List

Although the Pac-Man series has seen three releases this year with Pac-Man 256, ARCADE GAME SERIES: Ms. Pac-Man and ARCADE GAME SERIES: Pac-Man, Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 is the first original release of 2016.

Posted 5 months ago, 14 comments

Carmageddon: Max Damage Achievement List

The storied Carmageddon franchise smashes its way back onto consoles this Friday, June 8th. We've got the achievement list at our finger tips, so let's go ahead and take a look.

Posted 7 months ago, 8 comments

Call of Duty: Consumer Warfare

“50,000 people used to live here. Now it’s a ghost town.” That’s the opening line to the iconic Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare trailer that blew everyone’s mind at E3 2007. “Our so called leaders prostituted us to the West..."

Posted 9 months ago, 180 comments

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