OPINION

Shpeshal Ed’s Top 5 – Week 9

This week I want to go over my Top 5 2D Metroidvanias of all time. Why the 2D qualifier? Because over the last 5-10 years, the genre has seen it's fair share of 3D action adventure games that borrow a lot from the Metroidvania principles. Tomb ... [Read More]
November 13, 2019

X019 is days away, and here’s what we’re hoping to see!

This coming Thursday, November 14th, Xbox fans across the world will be waiting to see just what, if any, surprises that the Xbox team will have in store for X019 in London. While the team here at XboxEra would recommend tempering expectations, ... [Read More]
November 11, 2019

Shpeshal Ed’s Top 5 – Week 8

To mark the release of Modern Warfare, I've decided to look at my Top 5 Call of Duty games of all time. While my interest in the series has waned over the years, the series has still produced some of the best shooters I've played and here are my 5 ... [Read More]
November 2, 2019

The Outer Worlds First Impressions!

It's time to suit up and take the fight to the mega corporations ruling over the land. We play through the first hour of this space western RPG, share our thoughts, and kill a few marauders along the way. How does the game look and perform? Is ... [Read More]
October 25, 2019

Xbox Game Streaming – Hands-on Impressions

Team Xbox have finally given the public access to Project XCloud, with an invite-only beta for the UK, US and Korea. I've spent a few days now testing Xbox Game Streaming via a number of methods - WiFi in a Hotel in Atlanta, my home broadband ... [Read More]
October 22, 2019

Shpeshal Ed’s Top 5 – Week 7

It seems I can't shake my nostalgia kick and this week have decided I'd like to look at which Microsoft IPs I'd like brought back for the next Xbox. Much like they brought back Killer Instinct for Xbox One. 5. Kameo Kameo began it's ... [Read More]
October 17, 2019

Four Questions I have about Project Scarlett

Next Gen is coming. The team at Xbox announced that Project Scarlett would be coming Holiday 2020, and a few weeks ago Sony officially announced that the PlayStation 5 will be out around the same time. We don’t know much about either console ... [Read More]
October 8, 2019

Shpeshal Ed’s Top 5 – Week 6

For this Top 5 I'm continuing my focus on nostalgia to bring my Top 5 Arcade games of all time. These are games that released first and I played first in the arcades. 5. The Lost World - Jurassic Park Light Gun games may be all but gone, ... [Read More]
October 4, 2019

Halo Infinite is a “dream game”… For Now

Halo Infinite is the long awaited “spiritual reboot” of the series that is expected to launch alongside the next generation Xbox in Holiday 2020. Not much is known about the game, other than that it will be a “spiritual reboot”, it will ... [Read More]
September 26, 2019

Shpeshal Ed’s Top 5 – Week 5

This week, I go on somewhat of a nostalgia trip and go over my Top 5 favourite video game commercials. The criteria here was commercials that aired on television that I actually saw at some point. So you won't see something like the brilliant ... [Read More]
September 17, 2019

Shpeshal Ed’s Top 5 – Week 4

This week I have chosen a special Top 5 to go with our special podcast guest because this is not only an often controversial topic, but one I'd personally love to hear the thoughts from our guest on. I've decided I'm going with my Top 5 favourite ... [Read More]
September 5, 2019