All Articles by Paul Acevedo

Road Rage Xbox One review: A motorcycle racing game with brutal combat

Road Rage from Team6 Game Studios and Maximum Games is the first Road Rash-style motorcycle combat game on Xbox One. It's a little rough, but it's also brutal fun.

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Outcast: Second Contact Xbox One review – A classic action game returns to consoles

Classic open-world action game Outcast returns as Outcast: Second Contact on Xbox One. With improved graphics and a fascinating sci-fi world to explore, Outcast is a huge game – but some of its elements are badly in need of updating.

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Warframe: Plains of Eidolon – Impressions from the new social hub and open-world map

Warframe is the Xbox One's longest-running free to play game, having arrived in 2014. Digital Extremes still updates Warframe to this day, having just released the Plains of Eidolon expansion with a new social area and a huge open-world map.

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This week in ID@Xbox: Outcasts, road rage, and turtle racing

This week saw seven new indie games come to Xbox One. These include an open-world classic, a brutal motorcycle combat game, a horror-themed adventure game, a colorful 3D platformer, a licensed beat 'em up, and a classic fighting game.

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Watch and win as we livestream Minecraft-style MMO Trove tonight on Mixer [Ended]

Tonight on Mixer, we played Trove, the free Minecraft-style MMO, and gave out lots of premium currency codes. Read on for quick impressions and contest winners.

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The Sims 4 Xbox One review: The popular life simulator (finally) hits consoles

EA's latest life simulation game finally arrived on Xbox One. The Sims 4 for Xbox is the most feature-complete home version yet, with boundless depth and potential – but it doesn't always feel like a great fit for the living room.

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Wheel of Fortune Xbox One review: A great adaptation of the TV game show

Wheel of Fortune is a popular game show in which contestants spin a wheel, buy letters, and try to solve a hangman-style puzzle. Ubisoft just brought the game to Xbox One with authentic gameplay, online multiplayer, and customizable characters.

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Jeopardy! Xbox One review: A beloved trivia game show comes to consoles

Gameshows make fine videogames, allowing players to actively participate in the same show they already enjoy on television. Ubisoft has just brought Jeopardy! to Xbox One, featuring the classic TV gameplay, online multiplayer, and two new game modes.

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Sonic Forces for Xbox One review: Create your own character and team up with Sonic the Hedgehog!

Six years after the release of Sonic Generations, Sonic the Hedgehog is finally back on Xbox in a fully 3D game: Sonic Forces. Customizable characters are the big new feature, but how does the rest of this long-awaited sequel hold up?

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This week in ID@Xbox: Emergency calls, android assaults, and lucky tales

This week saw only six new ID@Xbox games, though they're mostly quite interesting. Highlights include colorful 3D platforming, intense shooting, arcade basketball, and even the chance to work as an emergency call dispatcher. That's quite a mix!

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Watch and win as we livestream cyberpunk Xbox shooter JYDGE tonight on Mixer [Ended]

Tonight on Mixer, we played and gave out free copies of JYDGE, the futuristic shooter from 10tons in which you play a customizable cybernetic judge. Read on for quick impressions and contest winners.

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Disneyland Adventures review: Skip the long lines and visit Disneyland on Xbox and Windows

One of the best Kinect games ever, Disneyland Adventures, returns on Xbox One and Windows 10 with Xbox Play Anywhere support. Players of all ages will love the chance to explore an authentic virtual Disneyland using either a controller or Kinect.

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Rush: A Disney/Pixar Adventure Xbox review – A Kinect classic returns with controller support

Rush: A Disney-Pixar Adventure, formerly a Kinect-exclusive Xbox 360 title, is back. With levels based on six Pixar properties and Xbox Play Anywhere support, this is a great game for Disney fans – and it can finally be played with a controller!

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Watch and win as we livestream The Evil Within 2 tonight on Mixer [Ended]

Tonight on Mixer, we played The Evil Within 2, the amazing horror game from Bethesda, and gave out Xbox gift cards to lucky viewers. Read on for quick impressions and contest winners.

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This week in ID@Xbox: 8-bit adventures, mutant football, and historical battles

With Halloween behind us, the horror games have almost dried up. But the ID@Xbox games keep coming. This week we've got a classic game collection, a beat 'em up, a strategy game, a card game, and lots more indie goodness.

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Call of Duty: WWII Xbox One review — Classic COD action with more emotion than ever

After several years, Activision's Call of Duty series has finally returned to its roots: World War II. Call of Duty: WWII captures that setting with bombast and dignity, focusing on a single squad of soldiers' journey across the European theater.

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Dying: Reborn for Xbox One review – A surreal indie horror adventure

E-Home Entertainment, a Microsoft joint venture, publishes Xbox One games in China and then releasing those games abroad. One such game is Dying: Reborn, a first-person horror adventure game with a pleasantly bizarre and creepy atmosphere.

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8-Bit Adventure Anthology Vol. One review: Three classic adventure games for Xbox One

8-bit Adventure Anthology collects three classic NES/Mac point-and-click games: Shadowgate, Uninvited, and Déjà Vu, in a simple package. You'd be hard pressed to find a better example of adventure game history on Xbox One!

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The Mummy Demastered for Xbox One review: The game that's better than the movie

Tom Cruise's The Mummy was not good, and it might have sunk Universal's plans at a movie universe. But something good came from it, because WayForward has turned that film into a surprisingly great Metroidvania platformer called The Mummy Demastered.

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This week in ID@Xbox: Mutants, camp killers, and nightmares abound

It has been a frightful week for ID@Xbox releases, with plenty of indie horror games arriving on Xbox One. Players will get to escape from nightmares, beat up mutants, slay innocent campers, and more.

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