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  • 26Feb

    Why is co-op an after thought in Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare

    I have been waiting anxiously for Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare since the launch of the Xbox One. There were a couple of delays, but yesterday I ran to the Local GameStop to get my reserved copy. At this point our Xbox One has only been used to feed the cable through and play Assassins’s Creed and the Titanfall beta. I was anxious for a game that my husband and I can play together. Ever since having pumpkin my playing time has been almost non-existent. It’s incredibly difficult to find time to play. Naps are for errands, cleaning or job hunting and when she goes down at night we have two hours to eat dinner and watch tv before I go down too. Last night we chose to take those precious two hours and play Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare. The installation took some time, so we watched Castle. Then

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  • 14Aug

    Microsoft decreases number of launch markets for Xbox One

    Today, Microsoft announced that they are going to be decreasing the number of launch markets for the Xbox One. At E3, Microsoft stated that it will launch in 21 markets around the world. Now they are backtracking that a bit. The Xbox One will now be releasing in 13 markets in November. They are: including Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Spain, United Kingdom, United States and New Zealand, in November. Our priority is ensuring our customers get the best Xbox One experience the first day it is available. To do that, and in order to meet demand, we have adjusted the number of markets that will receive Xbox One in November to 13 markets, including Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Spain, United Kingdom, United States and New Zealand, in November. We remain committed to launching Xbox One in Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Netherlands,

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  • 10Jun

    Reserve your Xbox One now!

    Microsoft announced more details about the Xbox One today during their press conference to kick off E3 2013! They announced that the console will be set at the $499 price point and available in November. Now using the link below you can already pre-order the Xbox One from the Microsoft store. Pre-Order your Xbox One today at Microsoftstore.com. Pre-orders begin at 11 AM PST Some of the announcements include dropping Microsoft points and going back to using regular currency. No more having to figure out what the exchange rate is for points! Or buying too many points, but not having enough for the next purchase. Also a single Gold account can be shared amongst a gaming family. Today, they really spoke about games like Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, a One-exclusive Killer Instinct reboot and Ryse: Son of Rome,Forza Motorsport 5, as well as Quantum Break (exclusive), Crimson

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  • 21May

    Microsoft announces Xbox One

    Today Microsoft announced the Xbox One. The newest console for home entertainment. I say home entertainment because at least from the talk today, this console is definitely more integrated into all things home entertainment than before. Microsoft took the opportunity to talk about the console, controller and Kinect system in terms of specs. We also saw a glimpse at the larger entertainment features such as integration with live television programming and skype. Not much time was spent on games at this announcement. Figure they are keeping that for E3 in a few weeks. Infinity Ward did announce Call of Duty Ghosts at the event. Here is a trailer: And here is the Behind the Scenes on the game: We learned that EA is launching EA Sports Ignite on the Xbox One. Ignite is a new engine that has human-like intelligence for advanced decision making, as well agility to react like

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  • 24Apr

    Microsoft to make an XBOX announcement May 21st!

    Major Nelson just posted in his blog that #XboxReveal will be on May 21st! That’s right in 26 days, we’ll get a look at what Microsoft is thinking in terms of next gen. It may be a new console, it might be a new service…who knows? All I know is I will be online waiting for the announcements with you! It’s great that they will be streaming the announcements on Xbox Live. On Tuesday May 21st, we’ll mark the beginning of a new generation of games, TV and entertainment. On that day, we’ll be holding a special press event on the Xbox campus and we invite you to join us via the live global stream that will be available on Xbox.com, Xbox LIVE and broadcast on Spike TV if you are in the US or Canada. On that day, we’ll share our vision for Xbox, and give you a real

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  • 16Apr

    Game Sales this week – April 15

    Hi everyone! Everywhere I look it’s spring! Baseball has started, flowers are blooming and sometimes the sun is shining. I have this urge to wear pastels (which I’m going shopping for today). But Spring also brings rain showers. Those of us in So Cal have been experiencing a ton of rain lately! Well, alot for us. While I enjoy the sunny weather and heat, one of the better things to do on a rainy day is to sit inside with a good book or video game. In case you are opting for a video game, check out the new releases below and this week’s game sales! New Releases brought to you by GameStop! Deadliest Warrior Ancient Combat (PS3,360) Disgaea 3: Absence of Detention (PS Vita) The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition (Xbox 360) and that’s about it. Now for the sales! Toys R Us Didn’t see any in

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  • 07Mar

    GameStop offers Chance to Live Forever & win a 360

    GameStop has hosted some pretty cool pre-order events but this one is pretty awesome. GameStop is giving gamers a chance to be immortalized in Max Payne 3′s Cemetery Multiplayer Map. The Map is a GameStop exclusive pre-order bonus and lucky fans will get chosen to get his/her name featured on one of three tombstones in the cemetery. Can you imagine taking people out in the multiplayer map and see your name on a tombstone? Pretty cool…well and maybe slightly creepy. But it’s a great way to get in a game! There have been two missions already, but we’re here to say it’s not too late! Mission 3 has started now and you have until March 11, 2012 to enter. Here’s how: To Enter: Mission 3 (March 6, 2012 through March 11, 2012) Visit GameStop’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/GameStop to watch the Max Payne 3 trailer and answer a trivia question

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  • 12Feb

    Win an Xbox Mass Effect 3 beta code

    We thought it was pretty awesome getting to see the new FemShep trailer earlier in the week. It only heightened our excitement to get out hands on Mass Effect 3. Well Santa Claus (Bioware) has sent us Mass Effect 3 demo codes just for GamingAngels readers! What a great Sunday right? You can enter using Rafflecopter form below. You can get extra code for your friends with a Tweet and a comment. After blowing your mind with the demo, come back here and let us know what you thought! a Rafflecopter giveaway You need javascript enabled to see this giveaway. Follow

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  • 09Jan

    This year’s Xbox 360 House Party led by new ‘Alan Wake’

    Over on Xbox.com, a new House Party is on the way. This year’s one-game-a-week promotion looks to start off with something quite a few people have gotten excited about since its reveal at the VGAs — Alan Wake’s American Nightmare. This year’s House Party also features Warp from EA, Nexuiz from THQ Partners and Ubisoft’s long-awaited I Am Alive. Get a look at all of them in the trailer below. Follow

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  • 09Dec

    UFC is live on the Xbox Dashboard

    I was pretty bummed when my Xbox Dashboard updated and the UFC tab had the old fight on it. Then reports came out that UFC application would not be updated until December 20th in time for the UFC 141. Even UFC posted about it! This may be only available to certain users, but I was able to get the UFC application working and found that it’s updated with all the latest fight information! Amazing videos about all the fighters in UFC 140. You can make your picks as well as see who your friends picked to win. Basically it’s my husband and I fighting to see if Mir or Nog is going to win this Saturday. Voting is easy and you get a plethora of information on the fighters. Not only the Tale of the Tape that shows all the measurements/age/history of the fighter, but also the last three fights

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