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April 10, 2017

Age of Empires: Castle Siege Finally Lands On Android


Following the launch of Age of Empires: Castle Siege on Apple devices about two years ago, Microsoft Studios is back once again with some pretty exciting news and has announced that its cross-platform real-time strategy game has finnaly arrived to Google-based mobile devices.

Age of Empires: Castle Siege features:

  • Cross-platform real-time strategy game
  • Create an empire and guide it through the Medieval Era
  • Allows players full control of all units during the battle 
  • High-level strategy challenges 
  • The ability to earn achievements, prizes, and climb to the top of the leaderboards

Reminder: If you are already playing with an Xbox Live account on Windows or iOS, you can now continue your progress on Android devices too!

Age of Empires: Castle Siege is now available to download around the world as a free-to-play game on Android devices running Android Kitkat and up.


New Xbox One Backward Compatible Titles Announced


Larry Hryb, the director of programming for the Microsoft gaming network Xbox Live, has officially revealed the latest Xbox 360 title coming to current-gen Xbox consoles, offering players a chance to play one of their favorite last-gen games on their brand new consoles.

The new Xbox One Backward Compatible Titles include:

  • Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution 
  • Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet
The new Backward Compatible Titles is now rolling out for free on Xbox One to those who previously owned the games on last-gen consoles. Although, players can also purchase them directly from their current-gen Xbox consoles.

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PlayStation Announces The Drop


Sony is celebrating the launch of StarBlood Arena by announcing The Drop, so if you feel like piloting one of nine distinct ships and fight for glory and credits in underground arenas throughout the galaxy, the studio is promising that you'll "enjoy the Drop!".

The Drop features:

  • Aaero - (PS4)
  • Cosmic Star Heroine - (PS4)
  • Crawl - (PS4)
  • Euro Fishing - (PS4)
  • Kero Blaster - (PS4)
  • Rolling Bob - (PS4)
  • The Sexy Brutale - (PS4)
  • Snow Moto Racing Freedom - (PS4)
  • Stardew Valley: Collector’s Edition - (PS4)
  • Yooka-Laylee - (PS4)
  • Fairune - (PS Vita)
  • Lichtspeer - (PS Vita)
  • A Rose in the Twilight - (PS Vita)
  • StarBlood Arena - (PS VR)
The new titles will be available starting April 11. However, according to Sony "The information above is subject to change without notice".

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April 3, 2017

New Xbox One Backward Compatible Titles Announced


Larry Hryb, the director of programming for the Microsoft gaming network Xbox Live, has officially revealed the latest Xbox 360 title coming to current-gen Xbox consoles, offering players a chance to play one of their favorite last-gen games on their brand new consoles.

The new Xbox One Backward Compatible Titles include:

  • Far Cry 3
  • Army of Two 
  • Soltrio Solitaire
The new Backward Compatible Titles is now rolling out for free on Xbox One to those who previously owned the games on last-gen consoles. Although, players can also purchase them directly from their current-gen Xbox consoles.

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PlayStation Announces The Drop


Sony is celebrating the launch of Drawn to Death by announcing The Drop, so if you feel like challenging your openents to shoot and brawl their way to the top of sketchbook arenas brimming with gore, the studio is promising that you'll "enjoy the Drop!".

The Drop features:

  • Air Conflicts: Secret Wars Ultimate Edition - (PS4)
  • ArmaGallant: Decks of Destiny - (PS4)
  • Blackwood Crossing - (PS4)
  • Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition - (PS4)
  • Drawn to Death - Free With PS Plus (PS4)
  • Lego City Undercover - (PS4)
  • PaRappa the Rapper Remastered - (PS4)
  • Plutobi: The Dwarf Planet Tales - (PS4)
  • Use Your Words - (PS4)
  • Persona 5 - (PS4/PS3)
  • Virry VR - (PS VR)
  • Mortal Blitz - (PS VR)
The new titles will be available starting April 4th. However, according to Sony "The information above is subject to change without notice".

March 27, 2017

New Xbox One Backward Compatible Titles Announced


Larry Hryb, the director of programming for the Microsoft gaming network Xbox Live, has officially revealed the latest Xbox 360 title coming to current-gen Xbox consoles, offering players a chance to play one of their favorite last-gen games on their brand new consoles.

The new Xbox One Backward Compatible Titles include:

  • Darksiders
  • Darksiders II 
  • Assassin's Creed Revelations
The new Backward Compatible Titles is now rolling out for free on Xbox One to those who previously owned the games on last-gen consoles. Although, players can also purchase them directly from their current-gen Xbox consoles.

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PlayStation Announces The Drop


Sony is celebrating the launch of MLB The Show 17 by announcing The Drop, so if you feel like building an empire of the best players from both the past and present to take on the entire world of baseball, the studio is promising that you'll "enjoy the Drop!".

The Drop features:

  • Anoxemia - (PS4)
  • APB: Reloaded - (PS4)
  • Fatal Fury: Battle Archives Volume 2 (PS2 Classic) - (PS4)
  • Harvest Moon: A Wonderful Life Special Edition (PS2 Classic) - (PS4)
  • Has Been Heroes - (PS4)
  • Heroes of the Monkey Tavern - (PS4)
  • Horse Racing 2016 - (PS4)
  • Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix - (PS4)
  • MLB The Show 17 - (PS4)
  • Nightmares from the Deep 2: The Siren’s Call - (PS4)
  • Old Time Hockey - (PS4)
  • Punch Club - (PS4)
  • R.B.I. Baseball 17 - (PS4)
  • Rain World - (PS4)
  • SkyKeepers - (PS4)
  • Snake Pass - (PS4)
  • Vikings – Wolves of Midgard - (PS4)
  • We Are The Dwarves - (PS4)
  • Wonder Boy Returns - (PS4)
  • Salt and Sanctuary - (PS Vita)
  • Korix - (PS VR)
  • Fated: The Silent Oath - (PS VR)
The new titles will be available starting March 28. However, according to Sony "The information above is subject to change without notice".

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March 23, 2017

New OnePlus 2 Update Released


Following the launch of OxygenOS 3.5.7 to the 2015 Flahgship Killer just one month ago, OnePlus has officially announced the latest software update coming to the OnePlus 2, the OxygenOS 3.5.8, which is unfortunately still based on Android Marshmallow.

OxygenOS 3.5.8 for OnePlus 2 includes:

  • Updated Google security patch to 1st March 2017
  • Fixed echo issue during video calls in Duo App
  • Fixed persistent network drop issues
  • Fixed data roaming issue in certain countries
  • Improved audio compatibility
  • General bug fixes
OxygenOS 3.5.8 (MM) is now rolling out as a free update to all OnePlus 2 devices. Although, some users may not get it immediately due to the update being released as an "incremental rollout".

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Super Mario Run Launches On Android


Following the release of Super Mario Run on Apple devices late last year, Nintendo is back once again with some pretty exciting news and has officially announced that its much anticipated side-scrolling, auto-running video game will finally begin landing on Google-based mobile devices.

Alongside the launch of Super Mario Run on Android devices, Nintendo has also announced the 2.0 update of the game for Apple devices, which includes:

  • New playable characters added!
  • More of the game is now available to play for free!
  • New buildings to be added
  • Easier to get Rally Tickets in the Bonus Game House
  • Easy Mode can now be selected at the entrance of World Tour courses
  • The appearance rates of different colored Toads in Toad Rally has been adjusted
  • Adjustments have been made to the tutorial to make it easier to understand
  • Ease of play has been improved
  • Other changes and improvements
Super Mario Run is now rolling out on Android devices for free. Although, to all of the game content available can be unlocked after paying a set purchase price.

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Xbox Announces Games With Gold


Microsoft has officially announced the latest free titles coming to Xbox Live members, offering both current-gen as well as last-gen players a chance to add some new titles to their game library at no additional cost, as part of the company's Games With Gold program.

Games With Gold for April include:

  • Ryse: Son of Rome - Available from April 1-30 (Xbox One)
  • The Walking Dead: Season 2 - Available from April 16- May 15 (Xbox One)
  • Darksiders - Available from April 1-15 (Xbox 360)
  • Assassin’s Creed Revelations - Available from April 16-30 (Xbox 360)
The free titles will be available starting 
April 1st exclusively for Xbox Live Gold members. Although, Xbox 360 titles can also be played on the Xbox One thanks to the Backward Compatibility feature.

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New Xbox One Backward Compatible Titles Announced


Larry Hryb, the director of programming for the Microsoft gaming network Xbox Live, has officially revealed the latest Xbox 360 title coming to current-gen Xbox consoles, offering players a chance to play one of their favorite last-gen games on their brand new consoles.

The new Xbox One Backward Compatible Titles include:

  • DAYTONA USA
  • Stacking 
  • Tower Bloxx Deluxe
The new Backward Compatible Titles is now rolling out for free on Xbox One to those who previously owned the games on last-gen consoles. Although, players can also purchase them directly from their current-gen Xbox consoles.

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March 20, 2017

Blu Announces Life One X2 Mini


BLU Products has officially revealed its latest and greatest affordable product, as well as the latest member joining the Life family, the Life One X2 Mini, delivering a new and smaller variant of the Life One X2 that offers "improvements in design, premium build quality, and tremendous value".

The Life One X2 Mini features 5.0-inch 1080p IPS display, Snapdragon 430 Octa-core processor clocked at 1.4GHz, Adreno 505 GPU, 4GB of memory, 64GB of built-in storage, microSD card (up to 64GB), 13MP shooter with PDAF + Autofocus and 8MP front-facing camera with LED flash, 3000mAh battery, and runs Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow.

The phone comes in 8.7mm thin and weighs 166g, with all-Metal unibody and curved glass, Home button that doubles as a fingerprint sensor, Quick Charge 3.0 support, 4G connectivity with Dual-SIM support, as well as Grey, Gold and Rose Gold color options.

The Blu Life One X2 Mini is now available to purchase through Amazon for $179.99 unlocked.

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Sony Introducing Xperia L1


Sony Mobile has officially announced its latest and greatest budget-friendly product, as well as the latest member joining the Xperia family, the Xperia L1, delivering a brand new phablet that "performs as good as it looks".

The Xperia L1 features 5.5-inch 720p display, MediaTek MT6737T Quad-core processor clocked at 1.45GHz, Mali-T720 MP2 GPU, 2GB of memory, 16GB of built-in storage, microSD card (up to 256GB), 13MP shooter with Autofocus and 5MP front-facing camera, 2620mAh battery, and runs Android Nougat.

The phablet comes in 8.7mm thin and weighs 180g, with all-Metal unibody and narrow borders, 4G connectivity with both Single and Dual-SIM options, USB Type-C with fast charging support and Sony's STAMINA mode support, Smart Cleaner, as well as White, Black and Pink color options.


Unfortunately, there is no word yet on the availability and pricing of the Sony Xperia L1.

Super Mario Run Android Launch Date Revealed


Following the launch of Super Mario Run on Apple devices about three months ago, Nintendo is back once again with some pretty exciting news and has announced that its much anticipated side-scrolling, auto-running video game will finally be arriving on Google-based mobile devices this week.

Super Mario Run will enable fans of the franchise on Android to:

  • Run and jump with style to rescue Princess Peach from Bowser’s clutches
  • Travel through plains, caverns, Ghost Houses, airships, castles and more
  • Clear 6 worlds filled with 24 brand-new courses designed for one-handed play
  • Compete against the stylish moves of other players for the highest score as you gather coins and get cheered on by a crowd of Toads
Reminder: You will be able to download and enjoy a portion of Super Mario Run for free and can also enjoy all of the game content available after paying a set purchase price.

Super Mario Run will be available March 23 on Android devices alongside the version 2.0.0 update.

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PlayStation Announces The Drop


Sony is celebrating the launch of Mass Effect: Andromeda by announcing The Drop, so if you feel like taking on a key member of the Andromeda Initiative, with the mission to find a suitable home for the human race, the studio is promising that you'll "enjoy the Drop!".

The Drop features:

  • Mass Effect: Andromeda - (PS4)
  • 88 Heroes - (PS4)
  • Death Tales - (PS4)
  • Everything - (PS4)
  • Freedom Planet - (PS4)
  • Rayon Riddles – Rise of the Goblin King - (PS4)
  • Royal Defense - (PS4)
  • This is the Police - (PS4)
  • Troll & I - (PS4)
  • Touhou Double Focus - (PS4/PS Vita)
  • Touhou Genso Wanderer - (PS4/PS Vita)
  • Toukiden 2 - (PS4/PS Vita)
  • Berserk and the Band of the Hawk - (PS4/PS Vita)
  • Zero Escape: The Nonary Games - (PS4/PS Vita)
The new titles will be available starting March 21. However, according to Sony "The information above is subject to change without notice".