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Microsoft Buys Mojang, Notch Says Goodbye

Microsoft has officially announced a 2.5 billion dollar purchase of Mojang, the Swedish company responsible for Minecraft, with the expectation of breaking even by June 2015. Head of Xbox Phil Spencer stated on Xbox Wire, “Minecraft adds diversity to our game portfolio and helps us reach new gamers across multiple platforms. Gaming is the top [...]
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‘Sunset Overdrive’s Season Pass Revealed

Microsoft and Insomniac Games have recently announced Sunset Overdrive‘s season pass, which promises “more explosive action and mutant-infested mayhem.” The season pass includes the game’s first three complete add-ons, in addition to six new outfits, two Amps, and two Traps, all of which are exclusive to season pass owners. Check out the official run-down below. [...]
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‘Destiny’ Let’s Play [PS4] – The First 15 Minutes

Destiny has finally launched worldwide, the highly anticipated shooter from the creative minds at Bungie. With an online game of this magnitude our review will take some time before it is released, until then Analog Addiction will be showcasing our entire Destiny journey on our YouTube channel. Below is the first of our extensive Let’s [...]
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‘State of Decay’ on the XB1 to Receive New Guns, Vehicles & More

A few days ago, Microsoft had announced an Xbox One version for last year’s impressive zombie-themed open-world survival – State of Decay. Among other features (like the game running in 1080p or the fact that it’ll contain all previously-released DLC packs), MS had also specified that State of Decay: Year-One Survival Edition will include “entirely [...]
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‘State of Decay: Year-One Survival Edition’ Coming to the XB1

Microsoft has announced that last year’s zombie-themed open-world survival sleeper-hit, State of Decay, will be gracing the Xbox One in the Spring of 2015. Dubbed State of Decay: Year-One Survival Edition, this latest current-generation re-release will be running in 1080p, and will include all the previously-released DLC packs – ‘Breakdown’ and ‘Lifeline’ – in addition [...]
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New Xbox One Update Available Now

Microsoft has announced the new Xbox One September System Update is ready for users to download now, bringing a slew of new and tweaked features. The update introduces a new Media Player app, a better Party app and some new features for Xbox SmartGlass as well as others. The new Media Player app allows users [...]
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‘Forza Horizon 2′ Demo and Achievements Revealed

Microsoft’s Forza Horizon 2 launches on September 30th, exclusively on the Xbox One, but you won’t have to wait until then to get a taste of Europe’s highways; that is because starting from September 16th, XB1 players can download Horizon 2‘s Demo. Additionally, Microsoft has also released the game’s Achievements list. Welcome to Horizon Europe [...]
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‘Age of Empires: Castle Siege’ Announced for Windows Phone, 8.1

Well… this might not be the Age of Empires you’ve all been waiting for, but there we have it – Microsoft has revealed the newest entry in the long-running Age of Empires RTS franchise, called Age of Empires: Castle Siege. It might not be a proper core entry in the series, but according to the [...]
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AA Meeting Episode 69: Gamescom 2014 Edition

AA Meeting Podcast Episode 69: Gamescom 2014 Edition [Click above for the audio version] The AA Meeting is your weekly destination for all the biggest gaming news of the week. This week PlayStation editor, Jamie Briggs, talks about every huge news story out of Gamescom 2014, from the dozens of announcements, release dates and more. [...]
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Gamescom 2014: ‘Ghost of a Tale’ Gets First Gameplay Trailer

During Microsoft’s press-conference at this year’s Gamescom, the upcoming indie title Ghost of a Tale has received its first gameplay trailer. Ghost of a Tale launches sometime in 2015, on the Xbox One and PC. Vlad Pintea is a news editor/columnist/reviewer here at Analog Addiction. You can contact him via e-mail at vlad94pintea@yahoo.com and vlad94pintea@gmail.com, [...]
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Petition to Bring ‘Rise of the Tomb Raider’ to PS4/PC Started

Well… that didn’t take long. During Microsoft’s press-conference at this year’s Gamescom, Crystal Dynamics revealed the fact that the upcoming Rise of the Tomb Raider will be released exclusively on the Xbox One. Following the announcement, Stella lune from New York has started a petition, asking Square Enix and Crystal Dynamics to “rescind the arrangement [...]
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Gamescom 2014: ‘Ori and the Blind Forest’ Screens Released

Microsoft and Moon Studios have released a new batch of art work and screenshots from the upcoming Xbox One and PC title, Ori and the Blind Forest. These new screenshots showcase some of the platforming locations that were found in the Gamescom gameplay demo, alongside some new images showcasing some quieter times for Ori. The [...]
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Gamescom 2014: XB1 ‘Rise of the Tomb Raider’ NOT a Timed-Exclusive

According to the latest post on Tomb Raider‘s tumblr, the upcoming Rise of the Tomb Raider won’t be a timed-exclusive for the Xbox One, but a genuine one. Crystal Dynamics’ head Darrell Gallagher says the following: “Today’s announcement with Microsoft is one step to help us put Tomb Raider on top of action adventure gaming. [...]
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Gamescom 2014: Digitally Pre-Order ‘Sunset Overdrive’ Now

At the end of Microsoft’s Gamescom press-conference, Phil Spencer had announced that gamers can now digitally pre-order Forza Horizon 2, Sunset Overdrive, and Fifa 15, so that they’ll be able to play them the moment the games release. Vlad Pintea is a news editor/columnist/reviewer here at Analog Addiction. You can contact him via e-mail at [...]
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Gamescom 2014: ‘Ori and the Blind Forest’ Gameplay

Moon Studios creative director, Thomas Mahler, has presented new gameplay from their upcoming title Ori and the Blind Forest. The gameplay showcased Ori trying to outrun a furious wave of water that is rising towards him. Using his platforming abilities to traverse the world Ori must jump, teleport and dash to safety, avoiding obstacles along [...]
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