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You Can Play These Original Xbox Games On Your Xbox One Right Now

The launch of original Xbox backwards compatibility has begun! Microsoft has released the list of these 13 games you can play on your Xbox today:

  • Black
  • BloodRayne 2
  • Crimson Skies: High Road to Revenge
  • Dead to Rights
  • Ninja Gaiden Black
  • Fuzion Frenzy
  • Grabbed by the Ghoulies
  • The King of Fighters Neowave
  • Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
  • Psychonauts
  • Red Faction 2
  • Sid Meier’s Pirates!
  • Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

If you don’t own some of these games and would like to play them they are now available in the Xbox Live marketplace.

Will you be buying the SNES Classic Mini this Christmas?

Although, we can’t buy the NES Classic Mini without giving up an arm and a leg for it at an ebay auction; we can look forward to SNES Classic Mini coming this Christmas.

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This could potentially explain the NES Classic Mini cancellation even though the popularity of the tiny retro console hasn’t died down. Apparently, Nintendo was looking to clear the market out this Christmas for the SNES Classic Mini. As such, Nintendo never intended to keep the NES Classic Mini in stock past last years Christmas.

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I’m pretty jazzed for the SNES Classic Mini, as I grew up loving the SNES games more than NES games. For many, it’s difficult not to look back fondly on some of the best console games ever created on the SNES such as The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, Super Mario World, and Chrono Trigger, to name just a few.

Can we really justify the price of the little console when we have the Virtual Console filled with SNES and NES classics? Although, for anyone who hasn’t bought a Nintendo console since the Wii this could be a great way to snag some nostalgic adults with a SNES Classic Mini who want to relive some of their childhood experiences without a high barrier to entry price.

It’s best to pre-order as soon as possible seeing that the NES Classic Mini sold out and became discontinued shortly after. Let’s hope the supplies don’t run dry too soon, but as we already know Nintendo has a bad track record with keeping up with demand.

Do you think Nintendo will give us more than 30 titles for the SNES Classic Mini? What games would you like to see pre-loaded on the tiny nostalgia box?

Putting The DEATH STRANDING Trailers Side-By-Side

The newest trailer for the upcoming Hideo Kojima game is stunning, a sight to behold, strange. They’re polar opposites seemingly taking place in two separate worlds. Now we know very little about the actual plot of the game, and are only given new information when a trailer arises. The newest trailer is even more peculiar and surreal than the last. Though savvy viewers of the trailer noticed something strange. The new trailer had a lot of parallels to the first trailer. Two obvious parallels are the use of water and the appearance of these babies. In the the first trailer, a baby vanishes from the arms of a crying Norman Reedus. In the newest trailer, a baby appears suddenly after Guilldermo del Toro plugs a tub into this incubator type device. There are other more subtle parallels, but the babies are definitely the most obvious of the bunch.

Keep your eyes peels for more similarities between the two trailers, and let us know over on Twitter what you find. The game doesn’t have a set release date yet, but we know it will be a PS4 exclusive (at least at launch.)


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Huge Pokemon GO Update Coming This December

Niantic Labs is reportedly prepping for a huge Pokemon GO update this December. Since its phenomenal release, Pokemon Go’s user base has sharply declined. Users became disappointed with the app after features have been taken away and replaced with less interesting additions. This comes along with plenty of other inadequacies that the team over at Niantic are rushing to repair, and remedy with new, exciting additions.

No official announcements have been made, but along with the recent addition of Ditto, many are speculating that we’ll see more legendary Pokemon along with the inclusion of a large number of Johto region creatures.

It’s too soon to say if the upcoming update will excite users enough to return, but Niantic doesn’t seem to be concerned just yet. The game is still standing tall as the most successful mobile game of all-time with over $600 million in revenue.

Will you be returning to Pokemon Go for a chance to catch all your Johto favorites or are you out for good? Let us know!


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How VR Works In GTA World

The talented folks over at Corridor have done it again. They recently released a short film that takes us into the mind of an unsuspecting gamer trying out GTA VR for the first time. Not only is the short hilarious, and compellingly shot it also features who is arguable THE fan favorite character: Trevor. Not only is our protagonist taken through the GTA VR tutorial by the game’s most disconcerting characters; he is also played by the game’s voice actor, Steven Ogg.

Take a look for yourself, and let us know what you think!

Friday The 13th: The Game Gameplay

This game has been on our radar for quite some time now. We’ve finally got some brutal gameplay footage from Friday The 13th. We get to see through the eyes (and a glimpse into the mind) of Jason. As well as play as several of his inevitable victims.

As Jason you track down your victims using your “psycho sight” to see through buildings and trees. While the victims have a chance to deter him using objects throughout their environment.

We can’t wait to hear/see more from Friday The 13th. It might be shaping up to be something pretty unique.


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