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The ‘Xbox Scorpio Must Have Great Exclusives’ Cries Are Missing An Important Point

Yesterday, it took all of about thirty seconds for the conversation surrounding the reveal of the Xbox Scorpio from “Wow, that’s a really powerful system” to “Specs mean nothing if there aren’t any good games.” But it's a lot more complicated than that.

I Opened 100 ‘Journey to Un’goro’ Packs In ‘Hearthstone’ And Here’s What I Got

Today is one of the biggest days for Hearthstone in a very long time. It’s not just the introduction of a new expansion, Journey to Un’goro, but it’s a moment when more past adventures and expansions are falling out of standard rotation.

The Xbox Scorpio Is Unveiled As The Rolls-Royce Of Video Game Consoles

New information about the power of Xbox Scorpio has been revealed, and it's definitely a monster. But all that tech may lead to a high price, and it's tough to wonder where in the market this new console will fit between current offerings and PC.

‘Mass Effect: Andromeda’ And Why You Should Now Wait To Play Everything

Mass Effect: Andromeda is rolling out big fixes that affect how the game plays from the very start. It's the most significant example yet of why you should wait to play pretty much every big new release these days, until it can be patched into what it was supposed to be at launch.

How The Stars Must Align For Xbox Scorpio To Be A Hit For Microsoft

Some aspect of the Xbox Scorpio will be revealed tomorrow, but in order for the system to find success for Microsoft this fall, a number of different conditions are going to have to be met.

Believe It Or Not, ‘Pokémon GO’ Has 65 Million Monthly Active Players

Everyone may believe Pokemon GO to be dead, but it's far from it, according to new numbers from Niantic.

Here’s Everything BioWare Is Fixing In ‘Mass Effect: Andromeda’

BioWare promised they would start fixing Mass Effect: Andromeda, and they've just released a list of what exactly is going to be altered, starting this week.

I’m Done With Both ‘Destiny’ And ‘The Division’ Now, But For Different Reasons

Destiny and The Division have been doing battle for the last year, but now it's pretty much time to say goodbye to them both.

‘Overwatch’ Is Teasing A New Mystery That Almost Certainly Isn’t A Hero Reveal

Blizzard is teasing something new coming to Overwatch next week, but it looks like something unlike anything that's come before.

The ‘Agents of Mayhem’ Trailer Feels More Like ‘Battleborn’ Than ‘Saints Row’

I have been cautiously optimistic about Agents of Mayhem, the new open world shooter from Saint's Row creator Volition, but my opinion of the game’s potential is starting to change pretty significantly.

‘Pokémon GO’ Needs Quests To Solve Its Downtime Problem Between Events

Pokemon GO's events are great and a way to get players back on board, but the game needs ways to get people to stick around during its in-between downtime as well. Quests are one possible answer.

‘The Walking Dead’ Redeemed Itself With Its Most Touching Death To Date

The Walking Dead has had an uneven season seven, but it brought it all together for a great finale, and a touching send-off for one of its major characters.

Tonight’s ‘The Walking Dead’ Finale Should Be A Non-Cliffhanger Death Sentence For One Character

The Walking Dead will avoid another major cliffhanger like we saw last season, and that almost certainly means that we'll know of a specific character's death before the night is through.

I Want To Play ‘Dynasty Warriors Unleashed’ But I Can’t Handle Another Gacha Game

Dynasty Warriors Unleashed brings the series to mobile at last, but it's buried under a mountain of microtransactions as an entry into the popular and profitable "gacha" genre.

So What Did ‘Mass Effect: Andromeda’ Learn From The ‘Mass Effect 3’ Ending Debacle?

Five years later, what has Mass Effect: Andromeda learned from one of the most infamous gaming missteps of all time, the ending to Mass Effect 3?

‘Pokémon GO’ Missed An Obvious April Fool’s Day Joke Opportunity

Is there a Pokemon GO April Fool's Day joke today? So far, it doesn't seem like it, but there was something pretty obvious and funny Niantic could have done.

The Nintendo Switch Needs Virtual Console To Fill In Its Release Gaps ASAP

A non-Nintendo console would have more options to fill the dead space. But Nintendo does not have Mass Effect or Ghost Recon. Instead, what Nintendo should have as a “back-up plan” is its collection of older games, made accessible by its Virtual Console.

Why I Worry ‘Destiny’ Is Boba Fett-ing Nathan Fillion’s Cayde-6

Bungie is giving Cayde-6 a larger and larger role in Destiny, particular as they head toward a sequel. While this might be fine, without a larger change in tone, making your comic relief your lead may not be the right path forward.

I Am Sufficiently Whelmed By The ‘Destiny 2’ Trailer

After a week fraught with leaks, Destiny 2 is finally official announced, thanks to teaser posters, a teaser trailer, and now a “full” cinematic trailer which was just put online a few hours ago. So, how is it?

Pokemon GO’s Water Festival Was Great And Should Be A Model For Future Events

Pokemon GO's Water Festival event came out of nowhere to be one of the best things the game has done since launch, and Niantic should do more events like it in the future.

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