Nobody expected Microsoft to jump into console gaming. Even fewer naysayers thought they would still be doing it today. I was a Nintendo kid in my earliest years (perhaps explaining some pent-up aggression) when suddenly a little indie-game called Halo 2 took me in an all-new direction. It hasn’t been an entirely positive experience though… and here are seven examples. Continue reading 7 WAYS BEING A XBOX FAN HAS BEEN DISAPPOINTING
If you’re one of the gamers who can fill up your Xbox One’s hard drive just as quickly as you can empty your wallet for more games, your woes caused by only having a measly 500GB HDD may soon be remedied. Continue reading A 1TB Xbox One is (Possibly) On the Horizon
The Elder Scrolls Online is heading into closed beta and Halo: ODST may be right around the corner!
Microsoft has revealed that they will be releasing a live action story trailer for Halo 5: Guardians later this week. This news is following the start of a new ARG tumblr page that was revealed by the company a couple days ago. Continue reading New Halo 5 Story Trailer To Be Released This Week
Today it was revealed that we’re going into the mind of madmanbot Claptrap, Star Wars: Battlefront looks amazing and that there’s going to be a lot of somebody is going to have a BAD DAY in Gotham when Batman: Arkham Knight hits shelves. Not too shabby for a Monday!
2014 was certainly a wild year for gaming.
The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One both set record sales for a console’s first year on the market, reassuring gamers and “analysts” everywhere that console gaming is here to stay. Microsoft decided to release a Kinect-less Xbox One bundle after saying it would never happen. The PlayStation 4 failed to release any major blockbuster first party games during the holiday season, while the Xbox One released a hit new IP in Sunset Overdrive.
We saw the rise and fall of mobile games like Flappy Bird. Games like Titanfall, Watch Dogs, and Destiny were all finally released only to be ripped apart by gamers with too much hype. While less hyped games like Wolfenstein: The New Order, Valiant Hearts: The Great War, and The Evil Within managed to blow everyone away. We were flooded with “HD remakes” of games – some that we have wanted for a long time, and some that were just released a year ago on last generation consoles.
All of that combined to make this years Best of 2014 Awards a really fun one.
Did you miss the awards that were announced earlier this week?
And here are all of Part Three’s winners! Continue reading MONG’s Best of 2014 Award Winners – Part Three