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Souls Still Burn: Soulcalibur VI Review

Originating with Soul Edge in 1995, Bandai Namco’s Soulcalibur franchise has been riding along for over 20 years, releasing titles along the way. Now the iconic franchise, most famous for its 3D weapon-based fighting system, has released its latest installment on October 19. Soulcalibur VI brings a revisited fighting engine and new content to the Xbox One, Playstation 4, and PC. As with previous titles, the game was sure to include a cameo from outside...

SoulCalibur VI on the Floor at Ring Out NYC Event

SoulCalibur VI, the latest entry from the iconic weapon-based 3D fighting game series, is only two days away and the hype is real. Souls were burning at the Ring Out NYC event for SoulCalibur VI, as fans got to both play the upcoming title as well as watch some professionals duke it out in person. Fans were treated to free SoulCalibur VI shirts, a character art display showcase, and cans of Red Bull to power...

LucidSound LS35X Wireless Xbox One Headset Review – No Dongles!

When we reviewed LucidSound’s LS30 headset back in 2016, we loved everything about the headset. It easily made it onto our 2016 Holiday Gift Guide as a headset with some of the most sleekest control interfaces we’ve seen on a gaming headset. The only wish we had for the LS30 was for it come back without wires. Well, now LucidSound did more than grant that wish. They reengineered their latest console-specific headset and went as...

Destiny 2: Forsaken Expansion Pack Review

Forsaken looks to be the biggest DLC release in the Destiny franchise to date.  Destiny 2’s Forsaken DLC comes a week after of Destiny 2’s free 2.0.0.1 update, featuring a weapon system and gameplay overhaul that brings Destiny 2 closer to the allure of the first Destiny’s gameplay. On top of that groundwork, Forsaken brings a chunk of new content, including new weapons, class abilities, more regions to explore, and of course the new gameplay...

Pax West 2018: Dying Light: Bad Blood – “Brutal Royal” Game Mode

  Given the successes of battle royal game mechanics as of late, it makes perfect sense for Techland to leap into the ring with its very own multiplayer mode of the same type. Similar to the flavor of gameplay that made PUBG and Fortnite as popular as they have been, Dying Light: Bad Blood is an everyman-for themselves battle set in the game’s zombie apocalypse universe. Players can opt to battle zombies, other players, or...

ID@Xbox Pre-Pax 2018 Open House

ID@Xbox Pre-PAX Game Highlights – #PAXWest2018

It just wouldn’t be PAX West without a visit to the Microsoft Campus for their ID@Xbox Pre-PAX Open House. With more than 50 games being shown to fans ahead of PAX West, it’s always the best place for a sneak peek. From RPGs to platformers, fans were guaranteed to discover an upcoming title that fits their gaming taste. Let’s take a look at nine titles that caught my eye during the ID@Xbox Pre-PAX Open House. Supermarket...

E3 2018: Razer Releases New Keyboards and Arcade Sticks

At E3 2018, we got a sneak peek at some new peripheral releases by Razer for each of the various gaming platforms. The new Razer Huntsman and Huntsman Elite keyboards feature a brand new switch innovation by Razer. The Razer Atrox and Razer Panthera Arcade Sticks for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 (respectively) make a return as new Dragon Ball FighterZ edition arcade sticks. Here is what we have on them. Razer Huntsman and Huntsman Elite...

Plantronics RIG 500 PRO eSports Edition Headset Review

We sure do enjoy jumping back and forth between Plantronics lifestyle and gaming headset reviews don’t we? Well, it’s time to hop back over to the gaming side of Plantronics. Now we’re going to cover the new reimagining of the Plantronics RIG 500E headset we reviewed back in 2016. The Plantronics RIG 500 PRO eSports Edition headset, announced during E3 2018, is the new full upgrade from the RIG 500E. It is a closed-back wired...

E3 2018: Destiny 2 Forsaken DLC – New Gambit Mode Gameplay Overview

At E3 2018, event-goers got to try out the new PVP mode for the Destiny 2: Forsaken DLC, Gambit. The Destiny 2: Forsaken demo at E3 2018, allowed us to get a couple of rounds in to try Gambit out for ourselves, allowing us to add some observations to how Gambit plays out. Gambit is a PVE-PVP mesh, combining both game types in a competitive 4v4 race. Each side of four guardians are separated into...

E3 2018: The Division 2

E3 2018: Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 Preview and Gameplay

Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 takes place seven months after the occurrences of the first Division game, where New York City was hit by a deadly virus epidemic. It was then that the Division, a unit of sleeper agents stationed throughout the city, was triggered into action. The Division was the US civilization’s last line of defense, which has been fighting to retain what little civilization remains from the riots and chaos caused by the...