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ReCore | More Gameplay | More Robo StFun

Back again with some more ReCore for you.  This is turning out to be a rather enjoyable game, although I do get slightly frustrated with some of the platforming. In this video we are picking up where we left off from the last video. Finally we end up getting another Robot companion &  all colored ammo! Enjoy and please subscribe to our YouTube Channel while y’all are over there.

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State Of Decay 2 | Gameplay | Still Trying To Survive Zombieland

Here is some gameplay of State of Decay 2. In this video I run some co-op with friends, go material hunting, get some plague heart kills & more. This one is much more action packed.

If in any State Of Decay 2 video seems laggy or hesitant when playing Co-Op unfortunately its the SoD2 server. Hope you enjoy, hit that subscribe button on our YouTube!

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State Of Decay 2 | Gameplay | Trying To Survive Zombieland

Here is some gameplay of State of Decay 2, on the Xbox One X. State of Decay 2 is a survival game, where the world is overrun by zombies or zeds. SoD2 is a Xbox Exclusive and is “free” with the Xbox Game Pass ($9.99/month).

In this video I end up buying the big base and start doing some building up of it. If any State Of Decay 2 video seems laggy or hesitant, the servers lag when playing Co-Op, so unfortunately its the SoD2 server. Hope you enjoy, hit that subscribe button on YouTube!

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TSG Pressbox: Episode 3

3rd Episode of the TSG Pressbox Podcast. In this podcast we finish the Pre-season Power Rankings (15-1) for the upcoming TSG MADDEN 15 CF. There are some surprises in the Top 15, some good some bad, this one should be interesting, especially with some special guests discussing their rankings. Along with the rankings, we also talk about the EA Early Access that some of us have had our hands on & give a short review on the game.

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TSG Pressbox: Episode 1

The 1st episode in our newest podcast. TSG Pressbox, an NFL 32 style podcast dealing with all the goings on in Madden 15 & TSG. This podcast is hosted by BoRaiders & features a panel of ORIG1NAL HAWK, Mr Mckay21 & x7xJay Killax7x. In this episode they talk about overrated & underrated players & teams, along with their thoughts on Season 1 Division winners. Make sure you hit the like button on youtube & subscribe on itunes (click here to subscribe).

 

Next Generation Xbox Rumor Roundup

Rumors about the new Xbox (or Xbox 720, as it’s often referred to as) are now more than just internet gossip.

It’s one thing to wildly speculate about the next Xbox console. It’s quite another to find out that Microsoft is gearing up to build one.

So we’ve rounded up every rumor about the next Xbox – but first check out our video wishlist for the Xbox 720:

New Xbox release date

Recent job postings reveal that the Xbox Console Architecture team is hunting for new blood. Successful candidates will join a team that will be “responsible for defining and delivering next generation console architectures from conception through implementation.”

ITProPortal also suggested in October 2011 that several employees were giving away their involvement on their LinkedIn profiles, such as “Xbox Next Gen Creative Director.”

It also came to light in August 2011 that the next Xbox could actually overlap the Xbox 360’s lifespan. That’s according to an interview from Metro with Xbox’s European head Chris Lewis.

According to reports in late October 2011, the next generation Xbox console will launch at E3 in 2013. Further reports in November 2011 said that the console could be shown off at CES 2012, with a launch late in the year.

Develop claims to have been told by that multiple sources, from chip manufacturers to middleware firms, to expect the console to arrive at the gaming expo in June 2013.

So let’s gather together the facts, the half-whispered untruths and the wishful thinking to see what such a machine might be like…

Could it be codenamed Xbox Loop?

Noted Microsoft nerd MS Nerd outed the name Xbox Loop, claiming that the long-awaited console will be “far smaller”, cheaper and quite Kinect-focused when it finally lands on our shelves.

The Xbox 720 specs will be a significant technological leap forward

The Xbox 360 was launched in 2005, with the best technology that 2004 had to offer. Inside, it used a custom-made IBM Power PC with a trio of 3.2GHz cores and an ATI graphics processor.

Compare this ageing specification to a 2011 PC like the Scan 3XS Vengeance. It rocks the latest Core i7-2600K Sandy Bridge CPU, Nvidia GTX 580 graphics card, 1TB of onboard storage and 8GB of DDR3.

Cevat Yerli, the boss at Crytek, believes that the PC is effectively a generation ahead of the Xbox 360 and PS3. “As long as the current console generation exists and as long as we keep pushing the PC as well, the more difficult it will be to really get the benefit of both,” Yerli spilled to Edge.

Something has got to give. Continue reading Next Generation Xbox Rumor Roundup

Next Generation Consoles To Arrive In 2012?

Ubisoft Montreal currently working with next-generation Xbox devkits; major Sony studio shifts focus to new PlayStation.

Ubisoft Montreal is hard at work on ‘target boxes’ based on the intended specifications of Microsoft’s Xbox 360 successor, according to an Edge source. Delivery of the first iteration of genuine devkits, running custom hardware, is expected to reach studios before Christmas, and all signs point to the finalised console arriving at retail in late 2012.

Ubisoft’s teams are said to be working on PCs containing off-the-shelf components provided by Microsoft, and it’s our understanding that several other major developers, including certain EA studios, are also in possession of these target boxes. While our source was unable to share precise specifications, it is believed that AMD is providing the bespoke GPU solution for Microsoft’s console. A Ubisoft spokesperson said: “We do not comment on rumour and speculation.”

We can also reveal that one major Sony-owned studio has now ceased PlayStation 3 development, its entire focus having shifted to the console’s successor. The studio is also said to have been involved in the development process of the graphics technology adopted by Sony’s new hardware.

It is clear that both Sony and Microsoft have learned from their respective experiences this generation and recognise the importance of being first to market. Despite rushing Xbox 360’s release – games shown at E3 2005 were running on overheating Power Mac G5s, just six months prior to the console’s launch – Microsoft would no doubt view the billion-dollar loss caused by the RROD fiasco as more than justified by the console’s eventual market share. Continue reading Next Generation Consoles To Arrive In 2012?

Microsoft News From Gamescom 2011

This week at Gamescom 2011 in Cologne, Germany, Microsoft busted out a whole bunch of gaming news. Courtesy of Major Nelson & his blog, here is a quick summary:

Age of Empires Online
Delivering a new take on a beloved PC franchise, “Age of Empires Online” will be available worldwide Aug. 16, inviting players to create a living, growing online empire with more than 40 hours of free gameplay. In addition, Microsoft announced two limited time offers on “Age of Empires Online” premium content for the game:

  • Season’s Pass: Users will get all of the game’s premium content for the first six months at a 30 percent discount.
  • Defense of Crete Booster Pack: With the purchase of the Greek and Egyptian Premium Civilizations, users will get the Defense of Crete Booster Pack free.

Dance Central 2
To ensure you’re completely prepared to get your best groove on when “Dance Central 2” launches on Oct. 21 in Europe and Asia, Oct. 25 in North America, and Oct. 27 in Japan, here are the latest feature announcements to keep the “Dance Central” party popping:

  • Epic Full Body Dance Battle! Players rep their favorite dance crew and go toe-to-toe against one another with two-player simultaneous tracking and compete to stand out in “spotlight sections” where their solo performance is put on display. The new Free-4-All mini-game replaces freestyle sections during Dance Battle, adding an all new competitive scoring mechanic into the mix. Players can jump ahead in score by quickly performing moves from the song worth tons of points.
  • Meet the crews of “Dance Central 2”! With the addition of simultaneous multiplayer, “Dance Central 2” adds 4 dance crews to the mix for players to rep. RipTide, Hi-Def, Flash4ward and Lu$h Crew all bring fierce personalities, amazing moves and unique looks to the world of “Dance Central.” Whether you’re playing through the crew challenge or battling it out with a friend, you have to know: which crew are you? Continue reading Microsoft News From Gamescom 2011