Darn Pokemon Go players are everywhere!

By Blackwalt - Posted on 23 July 2016

Even the Museum of Nature wasn't safe


Wonder Woman tweets a Wonder Woman

By Blackwalt - Posted on 23 July 2016

Movie Poster


Random Irony of the Week

By Coxxorz - Posted on 22 July 2016

Possibly in commemoration of Seanmcr's birthday...

No Man's Sky

By Akuf - Posted on 21 July 2016

This game intrigues me...

Though not available for XBone (at least not yet)...

I will be playing it on PC anyway

HoC Random Comic of the Day - 07202016

By Blackwalt - Posted on 20 July 2016

Aku plays Pokémon GO

Now on Xbox One: Kerbal Space Program

By Blackwalt - Posted on 19 July 2016

It's not rocket science!

Oh wait. It totally is rocket science.

    Kerbal Space Program (KSP) has been a labor of love since day one. We all got involved with KSP because we were enchanted with the idea of a space game in which plucky, whimsical characters meet space. The team has grown over the years, and many of the current developers began as players, modders and fans. More importantly, KSP would not be what it is without the input and encouragement of our fans. With KSP available for Xbox One now, we hope that you’ll all enjoy the same wondrous experience we have!

Via The Xbox Wire.

Xbox One S will arrive August 2

By Blackwalt - Posted on 18 July 2016

It's got an 'S' added to the name!

    Introducing the new Xbox One S. Play the greatest games lineup, including Xbox 360 classics, on a 40% smaller console. Experience richer, more luminous colors in games and video with High Dynamic Range technology. Stream 4K video on Netflix and Amazon Video, and watch UHD Blu-ray™ movies in stunning 4K Ultra HD.

    INCLUDES the newly streamlined Xbox Wireless Controller.

Via Major Nelson.

HoC Random app of the day - 07152016

By Blackwalt - Posted on 15 July 2016

Who needs Pokémon Go!

This, this I would play.

Via imgur.

Classic Mini NES console coming for Christmas

By Blackwalt - Posted on 14 July 2016

HDMI. 30 titles. Approx $60

    Nintendo’s version seems to be pretty high quality, and plugs directly into the HDMI socket of your TV. The downside is you only get one controller and have to buy another separately – although you can use them with a Wii or Wii U, to play Virtual Console games.


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Pokémon Go

By Akuf - Posted on 11 July 2016

Wanted: Grand Theft Auto V for Xbox One

By Blackwalt - Posted on 11 July 2016

My neighbour is looking for a used copy

Let me know if you are interested in passing on your copy for a reasonable return.

BF 1 Domination Mode: Things NOT to do

By Stormblade - Posted on 05 July 2016

This is why I love the OXBox gang. We will SO do all of these things.

Xbox Summer Ultimate Game Sale starts today

By Blackwalt - Posted on 05 July 2016

It is no Steam Sale but there are deals to be had

Someone confiscate Coxxorz's wallet.

    Summer’s ultimate sale is back and running from July 5 through July 11. The Ultimate Game Sale will feature over 250 deals on Xbox titles and, for the first time ever, will include Windows 10 games and special pricing for Xbox One consoles.


Do not buy: 7 Days to Die (on consoles)

By Blackwalt - Posted on 04 July 2016

As much as I hate to do this to The Fun Pimps, do not buy (on consoles)

There is no good way to say this beyond do not buy, particularly when zombie survival games are our preferred niche. 7 Days to Die is targeted directly at our niche. Still. Do not buy.

Here is the quick reason why:

7 Days to Die is a Steam Early Access game. Clearly marked. Yet, on Xbox, it is in the regular store, released as a complete game, unmarked as an Early Access game (Game Preview in Xbox terms). 7 Days to Die, very clearly, is a game preview game. Very clearly.

This is the worst case of pay to beta test that I have seen and, worse, it is in no way fair to the original developers, The Fun Pimps.

As much as I want to buy 7 Days to Die I find it difficult purely on principle. I don't want to reward this process. I don't want to show publishers that this kind of deceptive behavior is acceptable.

Xbox Summer Ultimate Game Sale games listed in advance

By Blackwalt - Posted on 03 July 2016

Sale does not start until July 5

Stolen verbatim from Major Nelson's blog.

The Ultimate Game Sale features over 250 deals on Xbox One and Xbox 360 titles, and for the first time ever the sale will include discounts on Windows 10 games and special pricing for Xbox One consoles. Save up to 40 to 60 percent on Xbox games, with some titles at more than 60 percent off. If you’re an Xbox Live Gold member, you can save up to an additional 10 percent. Discounts are valid from 05 July through 11 July 2016.

NOTE: the sale officially starts on 05 July. Sale prices won’t be reflected until this time.


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COXXORZ RANDOM XBONE DEAL OF THE DAY

iTunes Store is selling Call of Duty: Zombies for just $1.99 ($2.79 CDN?)

RANDOM QUOTE OF THE WEEK


I wish someone looked at me the way you look at your rocket launcher.

-Blackwalt

To Graybush and his XM-52
(Black Ops 3 Zombies)
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