All Articles by Paul Acevedo

Step into a house of horrors with Resident Evil 7 Biohazard for Xbox One and Windows

Tonight on Beam, we played Resident Evil 7, the terrifying first-person survival horror game from Capcom. Read on for quick impressions, contest winners, and the full video replay.

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Rise & Shine for Xbox One review: so beautiful, too brutal

Adult Swim Games' first Xbox One release is Rise & Shine, a run-and-gun shooter in which a boy must save the world of video games from an invasion. It's beautiful, full of gaming references, quite clever, and very hard game. Maybe too hard.

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Razer BlackWidow Chroma V2 review: a great mechanical keyboard gets even better

Today Razer unleashed the BlackWidow Chroma V2, the new version of its flagship mechanical keyboard. This one features a new font and keycaps, a removable wrist rest, and customizable lighting. Do these features make it the ultimate gaming keyboard?

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Paul's 12 Worst Xbox One Games of 2016

2016 was one of the best years for gaming in some time, with many fantastic AAA and indie releases. But at the same time, many terrible games slipped through the gates on Xbox One. And as with 2015, most of these stinkers were indies. Buyer beware!

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Banjo Kazooie rules the roost in Rare Replay for Xbox One

Tonight on Beam, we played Rare Replay, the Xbox exclusive collection of classic games from Microsoft's Rare studio. Among the included games, Banjo Kazooie is one of the most fun. Read on for impressions, contest winners, and the full video replay.

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ABZÛ review: Dive into a sea teeming with life and beauty on Xbox One

ABZÛ is a unique Xbox One game that takes place almost entirely underwater. As a diver, players will explore the colorful ocean depths, encounters dozens of realistic and colorful fish, and unravel the deep mysteries of an amazingly beautiful ocean.

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It takes two to fly a spaceship in Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime for Xbox One and PC

Tonight on Beam, we played Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime. A delightful game in which players cooperate to pilot a spaceship, it's perfect for playing with friends and ones. Read on for quick impressions, contest winners, and the full video replay.

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Face challenging monsters and stiff odds in retro RPG Quest of Dungeons for Xbox One

Tonight on Beam, we played Quest of Dungeons from Upfall Studios. An action-RPG with adorable retro graphics and permadeath, it's both a relaxing and challenging adventure. Read on for quick impressions, contest winners, and the full video replay.

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The Little Acre review: Two worlds, one lovely cartoon adventure on Xbox One

The Little Acre is a point-and-click adventure for Xbox One, PlayStation, and Steam. Players will take on dual roles as a father and daughter who accidentally journey to another world. It's a short but sweet tale that adventure fans will love.

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Journey to another world and solve puzzles in cartoon adventure The Little Acre

Tonight on Beam, we played The Little Acre, a beautiful cartoon-like adventure game. We played as a father and daughter as they journeyed to another world on a rescue mission. Read on for quick impressions, contest winners, and the full video replay.

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Sky Force Anniversary review: An addictive classic shoot 'em up comes to Xbox One

Sky Force is a shoot 'em up that rocked mobile phones way back in 2004. Now Sky Force Anniversary has arrived on Xbox One, PlayStation, and PC. Can this shmup overcome its mobile origins and provide compelling gameplay? Surprisingly, yes!

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Star Wars: Rogue One – Wired Xbox One Controllers review

To celebrate the theatrical release of the latest Star Wars, PowerA has released a pair of Rogue One wired controllers for Xbox One and Windows 10. Fans can pick a white Jyn Erso controller or a black Death Trooper variant. Are they any good?

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Celebrate the holidays with Jackbox Party Pack 3, like we did!

Tonight on Beam, we celebrated with a special holiday party stream. We played Jackbox Party Pack 3 (featuring five silly games) and gave out over 100 games to lucky viewers! Read on for quick impressions, contest winners, and the full video replay.

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Nyko SpeakerCom for Xbox One review: Voice chat without a headset

Nyko has just given Xbox One owners a new voice chat alternative: the SpeakerCom. This unique controller attachment allows players to listen and talk speakerphone-style, without the need for a headset. But can it compare to real headsets?

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Dishonored 2 review: It's so much more fun to be bad

Dishonored 2 is the follow-up to their highly successful first-person stealth/action game, Dishonored. The new game adds a second playable character, and once again lets players side with good or evil. But which side does Dishonored 2 really favor?

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Celebrate the holidays with family-friendly shooter Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2

Tonight on Beam, we played Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2, the family-friendly 3rd-person shooter from EA that supports co-op and competitive play. Read on for quick impressions, contest winners, and the full video replay of the livestream.

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Kill all the zombies and take some pictures in Dead Rising 4 for Xbox and Windows 10

Tonight on Beam, we played Dead Rising 4, the zombie-filled Xbox and Windows 10 exclusive. Dead Rising 4 features thousands of zombies and lots of silly weapons, vehicles, and outfits. It's a silly, bloody good time. Read on for quick impressions, contest winners, and video replay of the livestream.

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Razer Ornata Mecha-Membrane Keyboard review: Something different this way comes

Mechanical keyboards are widely regarded as superior to cheaper, more common membrane keyboards, but their price and noise level can be off-putting for some. But what if you could merge the best of the two?

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Dead Rising 4 review: Cheeky zombie-fighting on Xbox One and Windows 10

Dead Rising 3 launched alongside the Xbox One, bringing zombie-filled action to the new gen. Three years later and free from the launch rush, Capcom is back with Dead Rising 4 – a timed exclusive for Xbox One and Windows 10. Has that extra development time made 4 the best Dead Rising yet? You bet!

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Battle hordes of vile rats and impossible odds in Warhammer: The End Times for Xbox and PC

Tonight on Beam, we played Warhammer: Vermintide, the dark fantasy take on Left 4 Dead. Four heroes team up online to battle massive hordes of vile rat-men as the Warhammer universe draws towards its end, cooperation their only chance of survival.

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