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Review: FUSION Pro Wired Controller for Xbox One

The best feeling controller I've ever used.

Much like its FightPad sibling, the Fusion Pro Wired Controller for Xbox One is also an officially licensed product from Microsoft. That is about where the similarities end between these two drastically different peripherals. Where the FightPad is focused on just one specific genre, the Fusion Pro is built to take on all types of games.

This controller features a soft touch plastic faceplate, rubberized back, metallic accent rings, the same snap-lock USB cable from the FightPad, a 3.5mm audio jack on...
 

Review: FUSION Wired FightPad for Xbox One

A design blast from the past.

About a month ago, we brought you news on some new controllers coming out from PowerA. Specifically, the news was about the company's new FUSION Pro controllers and their FUSION FightPad offerings. At the same time, we were offered the opportunity to review these controllers.

Over the past month, I have put both the black FUSION Pro Wired Controller for Xbox One and the FUSION Wired FightPad for Xbox One through their paces. Of the two, I have spent far more time with the Pro controller, but you can read about that...
 

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Does Away with Prestige Levels

New progression system details revealed.

A new blog focused on Call of Duty: Modern Warfare went up today that talks about the progression changes that were made for this year's release. First off, there are no more Prestige levels. Players will be able to earn 55 base levels and 100 additional Officer Ranks in each season of play.

This news comes hot on the heels of word that Modern Warfare is doing away with paid map packs and loot boxes.

Each weapon now also has 100 earnable camo patterns and an average of 50 attachments. You...
 

Review: GreedFall (PC)

A long and thrilling journey.

GreedFall is a game that filled a gaping void I did not know I had for a new action-RPG experience. Though it lacks some of the polish you would expect from a major game release these days, the game still rewards the player with fun and varied combat, complex story beats, and an overall experience that should make even the veterans at BioWare sit up and take notice. For those of you that have been on the fence about picking up GreedFall, you would be doing yourself a disservice if you did not go pick it up right now.
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Blizzard Issues Insultingly Pathetic Statement About Blitzchung Suspension and Reasoning

The cowards just doubled down.

Taking a page from politicians and businesses that know late on Friday is the best time to release news that you are positively ashamed to share, Blizzard has finally issued a statement about the recent ban on Blitzchung and two Hearthstone casters.

Before we get into it all, let's just read what they have to say. Here is Blizzard's full statement as it currently appears on their website.



Despite a reduction of six months for the suspension, Blizzard is still punishing Blitzchung. The...
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  • Over 7.6 Million User Accounts Leaked in Town of Salem Data Breach

    Over 7.6 Million User Accounts Leaked in Town of Salem Data Breach


    Late last night, word broke that over 7.6 million accounts were leaked as part of a BlankMediaGames data breach. BlankMediaGames is the studio that develops and operates the popular browser based role-playing game Town of Salem. The news first broke at the data mining and search database site DeHashed. They were sent an email on December 28, 2018 from an anonymous source. The email provided evidence of server access and provided the complete database to DeHashed for verification.

    The breach was the later confirmed at Have I Been Pwned. Here is what...
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  • Persona 5 R Teased for PlayStation 4

    Persona 5 R Teased for PlayStation 4


    Some days back, Persona 5 fans noticed that Atlus registered a number of new websites indicating that something more was coming for the game. Namely, it was speculated that a Persona 5 R would be announced shortly.

    Today, Atlus gave a little teaser on the "P5R" website that indicates a new project will be officially revealed for the PlayStation 4. The problem is, we're going to have to wait until March to find out more about what this actually is. Until then, enjoy this short teaser and be sure to keep an eye on the Persona 5 R website for...
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  • Epic Games Reportedly Launching Mobile App Store Next

    Epic Games Reportedly Launching Mobile App Store Next


    First, Epic came for Steam on the PC front. They threw piles of cash at studios to put their games on the Epic Games Store for a period of exclusivity that lasts at least one year or more. Now, Epic may be going after that sweet, sweet mobile industry by launching their own mobile games store.

    This is according to a new report from MarketWatch.



    MarketWatch goes on to say that Epic will once again allow devs to keep 88% of earned revenues. This is in comparison to the 70% that Apple and Google allow for.

    Will...
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  • Reminder: Steam to Ditch Windows XP Support on January 1, 2019

    Reminder: Steam to Ditch Windows XP Support on January 1, 2019


    In case you forgot, or were simply unaware, Valve will drop Steam support for Windows XP machines beginning January 1, 2019. This more than likely doesn't really impact you unless you are one of the 0.11% that are still using Windows XP as of the November 2018 hardware survey. Of course, Microsoft ended support for XP back in 2014, meaning it has already seen four years without security patches.

    Here is what Valve announced earlier this year about their Windows XP support ending.



    New year, new you, right? Maybe that should...
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  • Blizzard Attempting to Clean up Twitch Chat Dumpster Fire by Tying Accounts to Battle.net


    If you've ever been on Twitch for even a small amount of time, you probably have a decent idea of just how downright terrible the chat experience can be. It is especially egregious in larger chats and chats that lack proper moderation, filters, or spam reduction modes enabled. Even then, it's still kind of garbage. Blizzard realizes this and they are apparently taking their own steps to try to make the chat experience a little bit less crap.

    The studio announced that they will soon require anybody interested in chatting during various Overwatch matches...
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  • These Are the Top 'Controller-Friendly' PC Games of 2018

    These Are the Top 'Controller-Friendly' PC Games of 2018


    Valve just released a new set of charts today as a follow-up to their "Best of 2018" lists from earlier this week. Today's lists provide a look at some the best "controller-friendly" games that players enjoyed throughout 2018. In a weird twist, Valve broke down the games based on the controller that was used to play them: Xbox controller, PlayStation 4 controller, Steam controller, and the Switch Pro controller.

    Valve broke each of the pages down into three smaller sections.



    There is a lot of cross-over...
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  • Kingdom Hearts Event Begins Today in Final Fantasy Brave Exvius

    Kingdom Hearts Event Begins Today in Final Fantasy Brave Exvius


    Today is the day that some of you were probably (maybe?) waiting for. Today marks the start of the limited-time Kingdom Hearts event for Final Fantasy Brave Exvius. From now until January 11, players can now get Sora and Cloud from the first Kingdom Hearts game through a new featured summon.



    Square says you can find more information about this event on the Final Fantasy Brave Exvius Facebook page. You can also check out the new trailer showing off the event in the trailer embedded below.

    Final Fantasy Brave Exvius is a free...
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  • Free PlayStation Plus Games for January 2019

    Free PlayStation Plus Games for January 2019


    I only have the free PlayStation Plus games for January 2019 to share with you today as Microsoft has yet to reveal their Games with Gold lineup yet. Sony is offering up games like Steep and Portal Knights for PlayStation 4 owners in the new year. January has typically been a bit of a slower month for the service, which is really unfortunate for those who just got new consoles during Christmas.


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  • Steam Reveals "Best of 2018" Lists

    Steam Reveals "Best of 2018" Lists


    It's the end of 2018 and you know what that means? No, it's not that. Nor is it that. Ew, stop it. Alright, I'll just tell you instead. It's time for Steam's "Best of 2018" lists! You probably actually guessed that given the title, but that's besides the point. Valve has compiled some lists that take a look back at the games released in 2018. These include the top sellers for the year, the best VR titles, and more! Granted, most of these were probably just automatically compiled via Steam's stat tracking, but they're still fun to take a look at.
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  • MINImax Tinyverse Brings F2P, Real-Time, 3D, Strategy, Brawling, God Gaming to Steam Early Access


    In the spirit of just throwing a lot at a wall and seeing what works, Indie studio O'ol Blue Inc. has readied the release of their new free-to-play game, MINImax Tinyverse, for Steam Early Access today. It's got elements of competitive PvP. It's got 3D visuals. It's free-to-play. It's part strategy. It's part brawler. It's also a God-game. I'm pretty sure at this point, the only thing it doesn't do is make you pasta.






    If you'd like, you can always find out more information at the MINImax Tinyverse website....
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  • Steam Reportedly Closing Down Video Section in Early 2019

    Steam Reportedly Closing Down Video Section in Early 2019


    I know this may come as a shock to a lot of you, but Steam has an entire video section where you can purchase or rent a wide variety of films like John Wick, and full series like Red vs. Blue. Honestly, I wouldn't be too surprised to learn that most people had no idea that Valve had this section available on Steam because advertising has been next to non-existent for it.

    It turns out that there may be something to it because Valve is reportedly going to pull the plug on the entire Steam video section in early 2019. This revelation comes not from Valve...
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