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Xbox One vs. Wii U: How Do They Stack Up?

Posted by on Aug 24, 2015 in News, Wii U, Xbox One Console | 0 comments

Two console generations ago, the approaches Microsoft and Nintendo took in reaching an audience were about as diametrically opposed as possible. Microsoft courted hardcore teenage and adult gamers with their original Xbox, while Nintendo’s focus was mostly on families and children who wanted a more casual gaming experience. These days, the lines are more blurred. On the one hand, Nintendo’s Wii is tailored to a degree to families and younger audiences, and the Xbox One still has a strong focus on things such as competitive online multiplayer and racking up “gamerscore” points. But on the other hand, you can get some Call of Duty games on the Wii U, and Microsoft has ceded the “hardcore gamer” ground to Sony, instead emphasizing multimedia use with the Xbox One. If it comes down to your having to choose between Xbox One...

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Xbox One Features

Posted by on Feb 3, 2014 in News, Xbox One Console | 0 comments

Following its release in November 2013, the Xbox One has become one of the most popular ways to enjoy your favorite games. This newest addition to the Microsoft gaming lineup, boasts a huge variety of new features that we hope to briefly examine in this review of the Xbox One features. Kinect 2 Some of the most unique Xbox One features come in the form of the Kinect 2, bundled with the Xbox One at purchase. The new Kinect features updated facial and vocal recognition software, that is capable of recognising who is holding the controller when multiple players use the console. It will also update high scores and other information appropriate to whoever is using it at the time(even if you pass the controller off mid-game). The Kinect 2 can recognize up to six different users, and can...

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Differences Between PS4 and Xbox One

Posted by on Jan 26, 2014 in News, PS4 Console, Xbox One Console | 0 comments

With the release of both Sony’s PS4 and Microsoft’s Xbox One around the same time (PS4 on Nov. 15 and Xbox One on Nov. 22), gamers and consumers should know the differences between PS4 and Xbox One before making the purchase. Here is a brief summary of key differences for those deciding between the two next-gen consoles. Physical Characteristics and Cost Technically, both have 500GB hard drives, custom AMD graphics processors, the ability to play Blu-ray, and eight-core processors. If size and bulkiness matter to you, the Xbox One weighs a little bit more and is bulkier than the PS4. One of the differences between PS4 and Xbox One is PS4’s internal power supply while Xbox One has a bulky external power brick. Games For some, choosing a console will come down to the games that each one offers....

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