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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, say hello!
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Gigantic Gears Up for Release

Progressing a game from early development to a full launch is never a simple process, but it seems like some games run into a few more hurdles than others. Take Motiga's hero shooter Gigantic.

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Pillars of Eternity Console Release Dated and Detailed

75,000 people is a lot of people. It's also the number of players who originally backed Pillars of Eternity, a 2015 PC RPG that will finally be gracing consoles this August.

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Try All Champions Free in Paladins This Weekend Plus Account Copy Now Live

Free-to-play games are great, but if the base game is available at no charge, there's usually a catch like having to buy or rent individual characters. This weekend try all champions free in Paladins: Champions of the Realm.

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Happy Wars Hosts a Rank-Up Campaign and Buff Gem Blowout

Always the host of numerous ongoing events, ToyLogic has a steady stream of activities planned for Happy Wars. In addition to a Rank-Up Campaign, there's an ongoing Buff Gem Blowout and a Special Weekend Challenge.

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Super Ultra Dead Rising 4 Mini Golf Launch Trailer

Frank West has seen some things. He's covered wars. But can he shoot a hole in one? As it turns out, golfing is a lot harder with a zombie horde following you around as opposed to clapping spectators.

Posted 3 days ago, 32 comments

Diablo III's Rise of the Necromancer DLC Dated

Diablo III wasn't really Diablo without the Necromancer. For fans of Diablo II, the class will be making a return to the Diablo universe in a DLC pack for Diablo III: Reaper of Souls - Ultimate Evil Edition.

Posted 3 days ago, 55 comments

Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap Patch to Make Achievement More Difficult

Occasionally games launch on Xbox that become infamous for their easy achievement lists. Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap will still be pretty easy, but nonetheless you should make yourself aware of an achievement change.

Posted 3 days ago, 28 comments

PSA: Scheduled Xbox 360 and Backwards Compatibility Server Maintenance

TrueAchievements here with a friendly PSA that the Xbox 360 servers (and therefore backwards compatibility games on Xbox One) will be affected by server maintenance between 8:00AM UTC and 10:00AM UTC.

Posted 4 days ago, 38 comments

Hi-Rez Studios Upgrading SMITE and Paladins to Native 4K for Xbox One X

Add Hi-Rez Studios to the list of developers stepping up to the plate to announce their titles will support the 4K capabilities of the Xbox One X. Even better? They're both free to play.

Posted 9 days ago, 4 comments

SMITE Console Patch Adds RPG Adventure

It's E3 week and there are tons of new games on the horizon, but those who are engrossed in time-consuming MOBAs like SMITE may not have noticed. The newest Adventure is here along with the latest patch.

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Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series Episode 2 Review

The first episode in any Telltale series usually starts off stumbling, fumbling and spending most of its time introducing the various characters and the general plot. Now let's see where we're headed in "Under Pressure."

Posted 14 days ago, 6 comments

Black & White Bushido Review

Gamers used to clamor for games to include a local co-op or versus mode so we could play against our friends and siblings. Now we demand an online component. Black & White Bushido is the product of both these worlds.

Posted 1 month ago, 10 comments

Dreamfall Chapters Review

Sequels after a certain point are a curious affair. Take Dreamfall Chapters, the third installment in The Longest Journey series. It's a beautiful world, an intriguing story and a whole mess of puzzles.

Posted 1 month ago, 6 comments

Enter the Gungeon Review

Progression is one of the most powerful elements that keeps us gamers indulged in our favorite titles. Why play if we don't feel like we're getting anywhere? Progression is something Enter the Gungeon nails.

Posted 1 month ago, 23 comments

Voodoo Vince: Remastered Review

Over on Xbox in 2003, there was a little game called Voodoo Vince. Now on the Xbox One in 2017, there's a little game called Voodoo Vince: Remastered.

Posted 2 months ago, 15 comments

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series Episode 1 Review

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series has a lot of branding crammed into its name, but to win over gamers' hearts, you'll need more than a recognizable name and an utterance of the phrase "I am Groot."

Posted 2 months ago, 26 comments

SkyKeepers Review

In recent months, the ID@Xbox program is pumping out non-stop indie titles to Xbox One gamers. Sword Twin Studios' SkyKeepers is one of the latest. To see if this 2D platformer is worth your time, have a look at our review.

Posted 2 months ago, 5 comments

Blue-Collar Astronaut Review

Today "astronaut" is a somewhat lucrative career, but in the future -- when we're all driving around in our flying cars, of course -- it'll encompass your everyday average careers like pizza delivery and trucking.

Posted 3 months ago, 3 comments

Kitty Powers' Matchmaker Review

Dating sims. It's a relatively unexplored genre on consoles, but the PC and mobile markets are ripe with these titles. Now we've got Kitty Powers' Matchmaker. Is it fabulous, darling, or just going to break your heart?

Posted 3 months ago, 15 comments

Shift Happens Review

Enigmatic duos are always a hit in co-op puzzlers. You've got Atlas and P-Body. The Shiftlings. Ilo and Milo. Ibb and Obb. Now we have Bismo and Plom, stars of Klonk Games' puzzler Shift Happens.

Posted 3 months ago, 4 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 8 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 9 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 11 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 1 year ago, 180 comments

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