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Xbox Elite 1, Scuf Vantage 1, Xbox Elite 1

Controller Wars: Xbox Elite 2 Versus Scuf Vantage 1 Versus Xbox Elite 1

Since the time we wrote our last Scuf Vantage versus Xbox Elite review, we’ve purchased both a Scuf Vantage 1 and the new Xbox Elite 2. We bought the new Elite because John’s old Elite broke; details about what went wrong are below. We never wanted another Scuf until we discovered Star Wars Battlefront 2’s couch co-op modes. The arcade option allows players to choose

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Lost in Code Vein

“When I had journeyed half of our life’s way, I found myself within a shadowed forest, for I had lost the path that does not stray. Ah, it is hard to speak of what it was, that savage forest, dense and difficult, which even in recall renews my fear: so bitter-death is hardly more severe! But to retell the good discovered there, I’ll also tell

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Everything You Need to Know About Playing Code Vein Co-Op

Here at Co-op Gaming Dot Info, the two of us play every game together, start to finish. Monster Hunter, Dark Souls, and other Japanese games we’ve played have a completely different set of co-op mechanics than open-world Western co-op games such as Far Cry 5 or Dying Light. Japanese co-op systems tend to work great for single players asking randoms to drop into their game

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blurry flight in anthem

Flying in Anthem Sucks

There’s a lot that sucks about Anthem, but we all love to fly in video games. Every Anthem player agrees that zooming around in your robo-suit is the best part of the game, which is why gamers everywhere were shocked to learn flight had been removed and reinstated several times over the course of the game’s development. Anthem, in other words, was not designed around

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Death by Video Game: Review

Browsing for books about video games on Amazon, I didn’t find many options. Death by Video Game: Tales of Obsession from the Virtual Frontline was easily the most sensationalist title. Its description reads, “In Taiwan, a spate of deaths at gaming cafés is raising a question: why is it that some of us are playing games beyond the limits of our physical well-being?” Author Simon

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HOW WE LEARNED TO STOP SEARCHING FOR COUCH CO-OP GAMES AND LOVE GAMESHARING

Console games used to be designed for friends and families to play together in their living rooms. Split-screen functionality, with as many as four players using the same screen, was a standard feature. XBox Live launched in 2002, and games haven’t been the same since. Online party joining and voice chat freed game developers from the burden of split-screen functionality. Their canvas became bigger; they

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Fallout 76 and Fortnite: Save the World Made Me Swear Off Video Game Loot

There’s a simple reason many gamers refuse to loot. It takes you out of the action and into inertia. You open a barrel, for example, and it contains an axe. You closely examine it, and then compare it with your equipped axe. Yours is better. Unsatisfied, you open another barrel. You find a gem. Hurrah! Alas—your inventory is full. Searching for something to discard, you

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Never Played Video Games before? Here’s How to Start

If you’re like me and you didn’t play games as a child, picking up a controller can be a daunting experience. I could find the window defogging button on a rental car faster than the L1 button on a controller. The flashing colors and explosions of light on the screen were as inscrutable as a swarm of fireflies. Before I began my video game journey

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Xbox Elite & Scuf Impact Review

We Tested the Scuf Impact and the XBox Elite Controllers for Playstation. Here’s What We Found.

As of this writing, the best tool for playing complex games is a keyboard and gaming mouse. Nothing responds as quickly, accurately, and ergonomically to the human hand as a computer’s setup. Anyone who has played a console game that uses all 12 controller inputs in addition to aiming and movement longs for something better than a controller. We’ve all experienced hand pain from games

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