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GTA Online and the World’s Continued Fascination With Casino Gaming

Grand Theft Auto V may have launched for Xbox 360 back in September 2013 and then for Xbox One around a year later, but even now the title is continuing to do so well. Last year, Marketwatch.com even described it as the most financially successful media title of all time, outlining that it had sold – at the time – 90 million units and had generated in the region of $6 billion in revenue. Of course...

Microsoft’s Project xCloud Could Succeed for This One Key Reason

One of the major gaming news stories out of 2018 was when Microsoft announced Project xCloud. Microsoft’s very own game streaming solution hopes to bring console and PC games to mobile devices, allowing people to enjoy the games and franchises that they love any time, anywhere, and from any platform. It’s an ambitious project and one that will require a significant undertaking and inve...

5 Tips for a Successful Gameplay Channel

Are you an expert gamer who is often asked for tips and suggestions on gaming? That’s awesome! But isn’t it tiring to explain the same tips and suggestions to each of your friends or newbie gamers individually? It is. The smartest solution here is to create a gameplay channel where you can demonstrate the gameplay and offer tips via recorded gameplay videos. This way, anyone who needs tips on gami...

The top casino-themed Xbox One games

Since the 17th century, casino games have excited and engaged in equal measure. Fast forward to the present day and it is clear to see that casino action is still an adrenaline-fuelled gaming genre. Although video games console developers have not yet been able to create out-and-out real-money casino games for their customers, they have been able to incorporate the casino theme into many of the le...

The Reason Why the Star Wars Battlefront II Controversy Refuses to Die Down

In November 2017, EA Games released its action shooter video game entitled Star Wars Battlefront II. Based on the Star Wars Film franchise and the seventh instalment in the Battlefront series, the game was supposed to be a blockbuster success, but instead it has been mired in controversy. The furore caused by the game should not be a surprise for players nor the game’s developer as the subject of ...

The Best Casino Games The Xbox Has To Offer

Casino games have always been extremely popular with us all, but you could say that over the last decade or so they have grown in prominence. First there were land based casinos, then online casinos and now we have mobile casinos. All of these businesses can stand alone in their own right, with one of the leaders in the mobile casino space, mFortune, being the perfect example of this. This growing...

When will Gamers see Another Bond Game Released on Xbox?

The relationship between Hollywood blockbusters and their video game franchises is one that is littered with some bright spots and many others that failed miserably. James Bond films on consoles such as Xbox are no different. In terms of bringing films to video games consoles, action and adventure movies are among the best candidates. That makes the James Bond film series a perfect fit for porting...

What does the rise of eSports betting mean for FIFA fans

What does the rise of eSports betting mean for FIFA fans? The market for eSports is now worth $900 million globally, while revenues for the FIFA video game franchise grow by 23% each year. As a result, it’s only natural that the two cross over to create a huge, mutually-beneficial market. As with any sport – especially those that enjoy this kind of success – you’d expect a healthy betting market t...

High Stakes: Poker Edition (PS3)

Poker is a game that people literally can’t get enough off. They play it with friends, at online and land based casinos, as well as on games consoles. High Stakes: Poker Edition is certainly the title of choice when it comes to playing for fun on the PlayStation 3. It is in fact the first ever poker title to ever hit the console, and it allows players to enjoy Hold’ Em in different variations both...

Video Game Style Casino Games: A Good Or Bad Idea?

The casino industry, both land based and online, is one that rarely ever stands still. It’s constantly moving with the times thanks to the advances made on the technology front. Not only that but companies are always looking for new ways to engage their respective audiences, providing them with games that could be more fun and immersive to play. Most recently there has been a step towards incorpor...

The art and complexity of video game development

It took one man to invent probably the most famous early video game. Allan Alcorn developed Pong as a prototype, with 2 colours, 2 paddles, a single square ball and digits to keep scores. The analogue video game ran on a Hitachi black and white TV that cost $75 and went on to turn Atari into one of the biggest video game developers of the 20th century. Fast forward to 2017 and we’ve come a h...

A Look at the Xbox One X: What Should We Expect?

When Sony released an amped-up version of the PS4 last autumn, most experts would have offered good odds on the fact that Microsoft would follow suit. This became even more likely given the initial success of the PS4 Pro, and it has led to the development of a significantly upgraded Xbox One X. Formerly referred to by Microsoft as Project Scorpio, the hardware has earned rave reviews, primarily du...

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