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What is the Best Video Game Console for Families?

What is the Best Video Game Console for Families?Unless they were a gamer themselves, it is doubtful that very many parents have ever said, “What this family really needs is a video game system.” But even if you have never uttered those words your kids probably have. So what video game console is best for families the Playstation 4, Xbox One, or the Nintendo Switch console?Continue reading

Top 4 Gifts Ideas for People Who Own a Xbox One for 2018

Top Gifts for Xbox One OwnersShopping to buy someone a gift for their birthday or during the holidays can be quite stressful. Unless they give you a wish list of things that they want buying that perfect gift can feel like an impossible task.

However, if the person you are shopping for plays video games and you happen to know which gaming system they use this information might provide you with the opportunity to get them the perfect gift.

If the person you are shopping for has an Xbox One there are a multitude of gift options that are available to you. In an effort to help make your shopping easier we have created a list of our top gift ideas for Xbox One owners along with some information and links for each idea so that you can find the perfect one.

Here is Our Countdown of the Top 4 Gifts for Xbox One Owners:

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Top 8 Best Accessories for Your Xbox One


Top Xbox One AccessoriesSo you just bought a Xbox One, or perhaps you gave it as a gift to someone. Either way the shopping isn’t over yet. Now you need to figure out what are the best games to buy. You also need to figure out what accessories you want or need as well.

Regardless of what Xbox One console or bundle you purchased you will have what you need to get started. That being said, there are still going to be some “must have” accessories that most people will want to have, but which ones are best for you?

Our following list of top accessories for Xbox One consoles should help you navigate these waters if you are a new Xbox One owner, or if you want to buy a gift for someone with an Xbox One.Continue reading

Physical Video Game Copies vs. Digital Copies – Which is Better?

In previous years there was only one way to purchase video games. You went to your local store and bought the video game which was on a disc or cartridge.

Now video game systems along with the technology that supports them have advanced to the point where we have another option – Digital Copies. These digital copies are downloaded directly to your video game console and allow you to play the game just as you would with a physical copy of the game.

So what type of copy (physical or digital) should you buy when you purchase your next video game? Is one type better than the other?

Physical copies and digital copies both have their own advantages and drawbacks. So we decided to examine this topic by taking a look at the pros and cons of each option. As part of this examination we are taking a look at this issue from the perspective of someone who wants to pre-order a video game that hasn’t been released yet.

If you are new to the world of gaming you might not be familiar with the concept of pre-ordering games. You can read more about what pre-ordering of video games is here.

So let’s begin.

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What Are Video Game Pre-Orders?

New video games are constantly being introduced. Prior to the release of new games they are promoted in an effort to create excitement and demand much in the same way new movies are promoted.

Similar to how you can purchase tickets ahead of time for a big movie opening you can purchase video games before they are released as well. Purchasing a video game before it is released is called pre-ordering.

If you are excited for a new video game pre-ordering is a great way to ensure that you will be able to play that game as soon as it is released.

Ways to Pre-Order New Video Games

If you think you are interested in pre-ordering a game you should know that there are two ways to do it.

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Top Xbox One Games – The Best Games for 2018

If you just got an Xbox One or if you just bought one for someone else as a present you are probably thinking about which games are the best ones to buy first.

Likewise, if your kids just finished up school for the year, they might be looking for new games to play during their summer vacation.

You might also be thinking ahead wondering about games that you could buy for holiday presents.

Regardless of your situation you want to know which Xbox One games are the best and most popular options to consider.

Before we show you our top games list, know that in addition to the games that are already available there will be some very popular games that be released later this year and you can pre-order them now. Popular games that are available for pre-order include:

Desinty 2, the much anticpated followup to the popular Destiny game from Activision and Bungie, will become available September 6, 2017.

Experience the fun auto racing with arguably the best and best looking auto racing game ever when Forza Motorsport 7 becomes available on October 3, 2017.

Last but not least, on November 17 Electronic Arts is releasing Star Wars Battlefront II, which is the next game in the hugely popular video game franchise. Combine this with the fact that there will be a HUGE Star Wars buzz in December when STAR WARS: EPISODE VIII THE LAST JEDI, the next Star Wars movie, is released and Star Wars Battlefront II will be on a lot of people’s wish list this holiday season. Below you can see trailer for the STAR WARS: EPISODE VIII THE LAST JEDI.

Below our list of the Top 10 Most Popular Xbox One Games for 2018. Enjoy.

Xbox One 500GB video game console vs 1TB & 2TB models. Which one should you buy?

500 GB vs. 1 TB vs. 2 TB

If you are thinking about buying a Xbox One console you are probably wondering if you should buy the Xbox One 500 GB console, the Xbox One 1 TB console, or one of the Xbox One 2 TB consoles. The first difference you will notice between the two consoles is price. The 500 GB version is usually around $50 more than the 1 TB version and the 2 TB version will usually you another $50 depending on what bundles you are comparing.

Microsoft is currently selling the following Xbox One Systems/Bundles:

500GB Options

1TB Options

2TB Options

Other than a couple of extras that might come with some console bundles, the consoles come with the same basic accessories to get you up and running. So how can you decide if you should spend extra money for a version with more storage space? To answer that question you need to think about how you intend to use the Xbox One.Continue reading

Which Video Game Consoles are Backwards Compatible? Compare Wii U, Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

There has been a lot of talk lately about backwards compatibility with video game consoles. So what does it mean when a video game system is backwards compatible and how does backwards compatibility impact which of the big three video game consoles (Wii U, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4) you should buy.

What does it mean if a video game console is backward compatible?

If a video game console is backwards compatible it can play video games that were developed for the previous version of that console. Continue reading

Star Wars Battlefront – Review Game Editions and Options to Buy

As most people are aware the new Star Wars movie, The Force Awakens, comes out on December 18th, 2015. Along with the new movie there will be a flood of new Star Wars goodies hitting store shelves including the new highly anticipated Star Wars Battlefront video game.

Many video game fans have been waiting a long time for this game, which is going to be released on November 17, 2015. This will be the third major release in the Star Wars Battlefront series. However, this new Battlefront game is not a sequel to the previous games, but rather a reboot.

When the game was first announced we knew it was pretty clear that it wasn’t going to be available for the WiiU.

We knew that the new Star Wars Battlefront was going to be available for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 so many people were also hoping that it might be released for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 as well, but that didn’t happen.  So if you want the new Star Wars Battlefront video game you need to have a PlayStation 4 or Xbox One – unless you plan on getting the PC version.

Which Edition of Star Wars Battlefront do you want?

The first thing you need to know is that there are two versions of the Star Wars Battlefront video game for both the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4. There is the Star Wars Battlefront Standard Edition and the Star Wars Battlefront Deluxe Edition. The difference between the Standard Edition and the Deluxe Edition isContinue reading

Xbox One vs. Xbox 360 – Which One Should You Buy?

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If you are in the market to buy an Xbox, you might be wondering if you should buy an Xbox 360 or an Xbox One. So how can you determine which one is the right console for you, or the person you are buying it for?

Luckily, if you ask yourself just a few questions you should be able to figure out which Xbox console fits your needs and your budget. Continue reading