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[sticky post]Sticky: introduce yourself, main double monthly posts, reviews, news, talks and other things!

Hello! Welcome to the Xbox blog where your thoughts and opinions matter!


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  1. Introductions and gamertags - Introduce yourself don't be shy! Also, Gamertag exchange!

  2. Latest news and info! - APRIL 2019 - the place where daily exciting things happen!

  3. Quickie reviews latest entry March 20th - all my quickie opinions in one place!

  4. Backwards Compatibility - Updated constantly with any Xbox 360 game added to be playable on the Xbox One!

  5. Tech and Hardware stuff - you know, like, inside stuff and such.

  6. Retro Blast new article February 4 - a little blast from the past. A trip to golden gems of gaming.

Press contact or if you'd like to see your game reviewed by me:

xbgameon@outlook.com


Game ON!

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The Padre is coming this month for PC and consoles



Retro-inspired graphics. Tons of classic horror game throwbacks and references. Gritty story. Interesting puzzles and combat.

The Padre, a retro stylised 3D horror adventure game tapping deep into the roots of classic horror games.

The thrilling Demon hunter
SINulation launches April 18th, 2019 on PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One.

A new gameplay trailer preaches the deeds of The PadreA witty demon-hunting priest on a mission to save lost souls from the temptations of sin and from err… well actually dying from real, physical manifestations of evil.




The Padre is coming to PC and consoles this April 18th.

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Deals with Gold and Spotlight Sales for this week (Apr 2nd - Apr 8th)

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Game

USD

GBP

EUR

AUD

CAD

Sale Type
101 Ways to Die $3.99 £3.19 €3.99 $5.38 $3.99 Spotlight
2017 Honda Vehicle Bundle $2.99 £2.39 €2.99 $3.99 $2.99 Spotlight
2017 Yamaha Vehicle Bundle $4.79 £3.83 €4.79 $6.39 $4.79 Spotlight
Albert and Otto $2.99 £2.39 €2.99 - $2.99 Spotlight
Amnesia: Collection $17.99 £14.39 €17.99 $23.97 $17.99 Spotlight
Battlefield V $30.00 £30.00 €35.00 $49.98 $40.00 Spotlight
Battlefield V Deluxe Edition $40.00 £40.00 €45.00 $59.85 $50.00 Spotlight
Beatsplosion for Kinect $3.89 £2.99 €3.89 $5.17 $3.89 Gold
Bedlam $3.99 £3.19 €3.99 - $3.99 Spotlight
Big Buck Hunter Arcade $6.00 £4.80 €6.00 $8.09 $6.00 Spotlight
Bloody Zombies $5.99 £4.31 €5.39 $7.18 $5.39 Spotlight
Bud Spencer & Terence Hill - Slaps And Beans $12.99 £10.39 €12.99 - $12.99 Spotlight
Bulb Boy $2.24 £1.79 €2.24 $2.98 $2.24 Spotlight
Crimsonland $6.99 £5.59 €6.99 $9.30 $6.99 Spotlight
Dead Ahead: Zombie Warfare $9.99 £7.99 €9.99 - $9.99 Spotlight
Dead Alliance $10.00 £7.50 €10.00 $17.49 $12.50 Spotlight
Dead Alliance: Multiplayer Edition $6.25 £5.00 €6.25 $12.49 $7.50 Spotlight
Dead by Daylight $15.00 £12.50 €15.00 $29.98 $20.00 Spotlight
Decay - The Mare $4.99 £4.19 €4.99 $7.47 $6.39 Spotlight
Deep Ones $2.99 £2.39 €2.99 $4.47 $2.99 Spotlight
Deer Hunter Reloaded $6.00 £4.80 €6.00 $8.09 $6.00 Spotlight
Don't Knock Twice $6.24 £4.99 €6.24 $9.47 $6.24 Spotlight
DYING : Reborn $7.99 £6.39 €7.99 - $7.99 Spotlight
Enter the Gungeon $7.49 £5.37 €7.49 $11.22 $9.49 Gold
Extinction $15.00 £13.75 €15.00 $24.99 $20.00 Spotlight
Extinction: Deluxe Edition $17.50 £16.25 €17.50 $27.49 $21.25 Spotlight
Extreme Exorcism $1.19 £0.95 €1.19 $1.59 $1.19 Spotlight
Farming Simulator 17 $20.00 £17.50 €20.00 $27.48 $26.75 Gold
Flipping Death $7.99 £6.39 €7.99 $10.78 $7.99 Spotlight
Flying Tigers: Shadows Over China $9.49 £7.59 €9.49 $12.77 $9.49 Gold
Friday the 13th: The Game $4.99 £3.99 €4.99 $6.73 $4.99 Spotlight
Furi $5.99 £4.79 €5.99 $8.08 $5.99 Gold
Haunted Halloween '86 $4.99 £4.19 €4.99 $7.47 $6.39 Spotlight
Hero Defense $17.99 £14.39 €17.99 - $17.99 Spotlight
Home Sweet Home $14.99 - - - $14.99 Spotlight
I, Zombie $1.99 £1.59 €1.99 - $1.99 Spotlight
Jotun: Valhalla Edition $4.94 £3.95 €4.94 $6.58 $4.94 Spotlight
Kholat $3.99 £3.19 €3.99 - $3.99 Spotlight
Layers of Fear $4.99 £3.99 €4.99 $6.73 $4.99 Spotlight
Let Them Come $3.99 £3.19 €3.99 $5.32 $3.99 Spotlight
LIMBO $2.99 £2.39 €2.99 $4.03 $2.99 Spotlight
Merge Mega Bundle $21.19 £16.59 €21.19 $27.98 $21.19 Spotlight
Mordheim: City of the Damned $10.00 £7.50 €10.00 $14.99 $12.50 Gold
'n Verlore Verstand $5.99 £4.99 €5.99 $8.98 $5.99 Gold
Outlast $3.99 £3.19 €3.99 $5.39 $3.99 Spotlight
Outlast: Bundle of Terror $6.24 £4.99 €6.24 $8.36 $6.24 Spotlight
OXENFREE $4.99 £3.99 €4.99 $6.73 $4.99 Spotlight
Rapala Fishing Pro Series $6.00 £4.80 €6.00 $8.09 $6.00 Gold
Riddled Corpses EX $5.99 £4.79 €5.99 $8.97 $5.99 Spotlight
RiftStar Raiders $13.99 £11.19 €13.99 $18.86 $13.99 Gold
RIOT - Civil Unrest $13.99 £10.49 €13.99 $18.86 $13.99 Spotlight
Rise of Insanity $5.99 £5.03 €5.99 $8.97 $7.67 Spotlight
SEUM: Speedrunners from Hell $7.49 £5.99 €7.49 - $7.49 Spotlight
Shiny $3.74 £2.99 €3.74 $4.98 $4.99 Gold
Slain: Back from Hell $3.74 £2.99 €3.74 $4.98 $3.74 Spotlight
SOMA $11.99 £9.59 €11.99 $15.98 $11.99 Spotlight
Sundered: Eldritch Edition $11.99 £9.29 €11.99 $17.07 $13.79 Spotlight
Tacoma Enhanced $5.99 £4.49 €5.99 $6.73 $6.59 Gold
Tesla vs Lovecraft $7.49 £5.99 €7.49 $9.97 $7.49 Spotlight
The Bunker $5.99 £4.79 €5.99 $8.98 $5.99 Spotlight
The Escapists $5.00 £3.75 €4.50 $6.74 $5.00 Gold
The Escapists & The Escapists: The Walking Dead $6.50 £5.20 €6.25 $8.74 $6.50 Gold
The Escapists DLC Bundle $2.50 £1.70 €2.25 $3.36 $2.50 Spotlight
The Golf Club 2 $7.50 £6.25 €7.50 $9.99 $10.00 Gold
The Invisible Hours $9.99 £10.99 €12.49 $19.97 $12.49 Spotlight
The Jackbox Party Pack 2 $12.49 £9.99 €12.49 $16.72 $12.49 Gold
The Park $5.19 £4.15 €5.19 $6.90 $5.19 Spotlight
Through the Woods $6.59 £5.27 €6.59 $8.89 $6.59 Spotlight
Toby: The Secret Mine $3.99 £3.19 €3.99 - $3.99 Gold
Witch Hunters for Mordheim: City of the Damned $10.00 £8.00 €10.00 $14.98 $13.50 Gold
Wuppo $5.00 £3.75 €5.00 $7.49 $6.25 Gold
Yet Another Zombie Defense HD $3.49 £2.79 €3.49 - $3.49 Spotlight
Your Toy $7.49 £5.99 €7.49 - $7.49 Spotlight
Zombie Driver Ultimate Edition $3.74 £2.99 €3.74 $4.98 $3.74 Spotlight
Zombie Vikings $2.39 £1.91 €2.39 $3.19 $2.39 Spotlight


Xbox 360


Game

Price (USD)

Sale Type
Alien Breed 2: Assault $ 1.24 Gold
Alien Breed 3: Descent $ 1.24 Gold
Alien Breed Episode 1 $ 1.24 Gold
Conan $ 2.99 Gold
Full Spectrum Warrior Backwards Compatible Enhanced $ 2.24 Gold
The Escapists $ 4.99 Gold
Things On Wheels $ 0.99 Gold

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Latest News and Info! - APRIL 2019

I can't believe we are two months in to E3 2019!

Hello you lovely beautiful people! How are we doing? Seems like the start of 2019 was just yesterday and here we are! So what about games launching this month? Glad you asked, for some of those are the following: Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid, Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy, Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy, Konami Arcade Classics, Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster, World War Z, Mortal Kombat 11, Super Meat Boy Forever and Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age among others!





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April 2019 Xbox Games with Gold



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Power Rangers: Battle For The Grid - Official Gameplay Trailer






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Deals with Gold and Spotlight Sales for this week (Mar 26th - Apr 1st)

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Game

Price (USD)

Sale Type
8-Bit Hordes $22.49 Gold
All-Star Fruit Racing $17.49 Gold
Aqua Moto Racing Utopia $13.99 Gold
Batman: Arkham Collection $24.00 Spotlight
Batman: Arkham Knight $10.00 Spotlight
Batman: Arkham Knight Premium Edition $16.00 Spotlight
Batman: Arkham Knight Season Pass $10.00 Spotlight
Batman: Return to Arkham $10.00 Spotlight
Boom Ball 3 for Kinect $4.99 Gold
Bridge Constructor Portal $8.99 Gold
Candle: The Power of the Flame $6.59 Spotlight
Carnival Games $23.99 Gold
Circuits $2.49 Spotlight
Conarium Enhanced $22.49 Gold
Crypt of the Serpent King $1.49 Spotlight
DayD: Through Time $4.99 Spotlight
Farming Simulator 19 $37.49 Gold
Farming Simulator 19 - Premium Edition $67.49 Gold
FlatOut 4: Total Insanity $10.00 Gold
Grand Theft Auto V $15.00 Gold
Grand Theft Auto V & Great White Shark Cash Card $15.00 Gold
Grand Theft Auto V: Premium Online Edition $15.00 Gold
Grand Theft Auto V: Premium Online Edition & Great White Shark Card Bundle $20.00 Gold
Grand Theft Auto V: Premium Online Edition & Megalodon Shark Card Bundle $40.00 Gold
Grand Theft Auto V: Premium Online Edition & Whale Shark Card Bundle $27.50 Gold
HoPiKo $3.49 Spotlight
Injustice 2 Enhanced HDR $27.99 Spotlight
Injustice 2 - Legendary Edition Enhanced $35.99 Spotlight
Kill The Bad Guy $3.49 Gold
Late Shift $7.49 Gold
LEGO Batman 3 Season Pass $8.99 Spotlight
LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham $10.00 Spotlight
LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Deluxe Edition $17.50 Spotlight
LEGO DC Super-Villains $35.99 Spotlight
LEGO DC Super-Villains Deluxe Edition $44.99 Spotlight
LEGO DC Super-Villains Season Pass $8.99 Spotlight
MudRunner $8.75 Gold
MudRunner - American Wilds Edition $20.00 Gold
My Little Riding Champion $23.44 Gold
Mystik Belle $11.24 Spotlight
Ninjin: Clash of Carrots $8.99 Gold
Overdriven Reloaded: Special Edition $1.99 Gold
Paladins Champions Pack $15.00 Spotlight
Paladins Digital Deluxe Edition 2019 $44.99 Spotlight
Road Rage $7.50 Spotlight
Rock 'N Racing Bundle $3.95 Gold
Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Ultimate Edition $22.49 Spotlight
SOULCALIBUR VI $19.80 Gold
SOULCALIBUR VI Deluxe Edition $53.99 Gold
Tango Fiesta $1.49 Spotlight
Tennis World Tour $40.19 Gold
Tennis World Tour Legends Edition $50.24 Gold
The Bunker $9.99 Gold
The Mummy Demastered $14.99 Spotlight
The Shapeshifting Detective $7.79 Gold
Titanfall 2 Enhanced $5.00 Spotlight
Titanfall 2: Angel City's Most Wanted Bundle $10.00 Spotlight
Titanfall 2: Colony Reborn Bundle $10.00 Spotlight
Titanfall 2: Jump Start Pack $2.80 Spotlight
Titanfall 2: Monarch's Reign Bundle $10.00 Spotlight
Titanfall 2: Operation Endeavor Warpaint Bundle $8.00 Spotlight
Titanfall 2: Prime Titan Bundle $8.00 Spotlight
Titanfall 2: Ultimate Edition $7.50 Spotlight
Transcripted Enhanced $3.19 Gold
Trials Rising $19.99 Gold
Trials Rising - Digital Gold Edition $29.99 Gold
Troll and I $12.50 Spotlight
Tyler: Model 005 $5.00 Gold

Xbox 360


Game

Price (USD)

Sale Type
Costume Quest $ 2.24 Gold
Dogfight 1942 $ 2.49 Gold
Enemy Front $ 5.99 Gold
Fire Over Africa $ 1.19 Gold
Multiplayer Expansion Pack $ 1.64 Gold
Russia Under Siege $ 1.19 Gold
The Outfit $ 2.24 Gold



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Operencia: The Stolen Sun – Developer Diary | Combat & Puzzles






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Vigor – Free Weekend on Xbox One! - Trailer






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Deals with Gold and Spotlight Sales for this week (Mar 19th - Mar 25th)

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Quickie Review - Beat Cop

Lay down the law. One ticket at a time... or several dozen!

Hi folks! How about that? Welcome to an exciting and new Quickie Review! This time I bring you sometthing a little bit different than usual, but something that kind of caught me by surprise. It is a game I had never heard of before and one that somewhat breaks away from the usual console molds. Time to become something many of us only dream of as a child and very few end up actually doing so. The game is also a tripo down memory lane and a cool test to our "Easter Egg" finding skills. Curious? Here we go, welcome to the tedious, dangerous and exciting life of a...



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Deals with Gold and Spotlight Sales for this week (Mar 12th - Mar 18th)

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Xbox One


Game

Price (USD)

Sale Type
Agents of Mayhem USD 6.00 Spotlight Sales
Agents of Mayhem - Total Mayhem Bundle USD 9.00 Spotlight Sales
Agony USD 20.00 Spotlight Sales
Beach Buggy Racing USD 4.99 Deals With Gold
Boiling Bolt USD 4.79 Deals With Gold
Bomber Crew USD 15.99 Spotlight Sales
Bombslinger USD 5.99 Deals With Gold
Candleman Definitive Edition USD 7.79 Spotlight Sales
Cast of the Seven Godsends USD 1.39 Spotlight Sales
DAKAR 18 USD 35.99 Spotlight Sales
Dead Island Definitive Collection USD 10.00 Spotlight Sales
Dead Island Definitive Edition USD 5.00 Spotlight Sales
Dead Island Retro Revenge! USD 1.25 Spotlight Sales
Dead Island: Riptide Definitive Edition USD 5.00 Spotlight Sales
Deadlight: Directors Cut USD 3.00 Spotlight Sales
Dreamfall Chapters USD 6.00 Spotlight Sales
Dungeon Rushers USD 7.49 Spotlight Sales
Fallout 76 Standard Edition USD 38.99 Deals With Gold
Fallout 76 Tricentennial Edition USD 53.59 Deals With Gold
Firefighters: Airport Fire Department USD 14.99 Deals With Gold
Goosebumps: The Game USD 6.00 Deals With Gold
Illusion: A Tale Of The Mind USD 10.00 Spotlight Sales
Kingdom Come: Deliverance USD 30.00 Spotlight Sales
Knight Squad USD 3.74 Deals With Gold
KONA USD 6.00 Spotlight Sales
M.A.C.E. USD 3.49 Spotlight Sales
Metro 2033 Redux USD 5.00 Spotlight Sales
Metro Redux Bundle USD 7.50 Spotlight Sales
Metro: Last Light Redux USD 5.00 Spotlight Sales
Metropolis: Lux Obscura USD 5.59 Deals With Gold
NBA 2K19 USD 19.80 Deals With Gold
NBA 2K19 + NBA 2K Playgrounds 2 Bundle USD 26.40 Deals With Gold
NBA 2K19 200,000 VC USD 39.99 Deals With Gold
NBA 2K19 20th Anniversary Edition USD 33.00 Deals With Gold
NBA 2K19 450,000 VC USD 74.99 Deals With Gold
NBA 2K19 75,000 VC USD 16.99 Deals With Gold
Pro Fishing Simulator USD 23.99 Deals With Gold
Rock 'N Racing Off Road DX USD 2.63 Deals With Gold
Rocket Wars USD 3.99 Deals With Gold
Saints Row IV: Re-Elected USD 5.00 Spotlight Sales
Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell USD 3.75 Spotlight Sales
Seasons After Fall USD 5.00 Deals With Gold
Shape of the World USD 7.49 Deals With Gold
Sherlock Holmes: The Devil’s Daughter USD 13.75 Deals With Gold
Spencer USD 4.89 Spotlight Sales
Sublevel Zero Redux USD 4.99 Spotlight Sales
The Bridge USD 2.99 Spotlight Sales
The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing: The Complete Trilogy USD 11.24 Deals With Gold
The Long Reach USD 4.49 Spotlight Sales
This War of Mine: The Little Ones USD 5.00 Spotlight Sales
Tour de France 2018 USD 12.50 Deals With Gold
WRC 5 USD 15.00 Deals With Gold
WRC 6 USD 10.00 Deals With Gold
WRC 7 USD 20.00 Deals With Gold
Xenon Valkyrie+ USD 3.99 Deals With Gold

Xbox 360


Game

Price (USD)

Sale Type
Call Of Duty 4: Modern Warfare Backwards Compatible $ 14.99 Gold
Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Backwards Compatible $ 14.99 Gold
Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Backwards Compatible $ 14.99 Gold
Cars: Mater-National Backwards Compatible $ 7.99 Gold
Dead Island $ 2.99 Spotlight
Dead Island Riptide $ 2.99 Spotlight
Escape Dead Island Backwards Compatible $ 4.99 Spotlight
Farming Simulator 15 - Jcb $ 4.99 Gold
Homefront $ 1.99 Spotlight
Itrunner - DLC $ 4.99 Gold
Killer Is Dead Backwards Compatible $ 3.99 Spotlight
Risen $ 3.99 Spotlight
Risen 2: Dark Waters $ 3.99 Spotlight
Risen 3 Titan Lords $ 5.99 Spotlight
The Bureau: Xcom Declassified Backwards Compatible $ 2.99 Gold
The Misadventures Of Pb Winterbottom Backwards Compatible $ 1.99 Gold
Toy Story 3 Backwards Compatible $ 7.99 Gold


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Hunt: Showdown coming to Xbox Game Preview this Spring





It is official: Hunt: Showdown will be coming to Xbox Game Preview this Spring! Game Preview gives Xbox players the chance to support and play games—like Hunt: Showdown—that are still in development.


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Latest News and Info! - MARCH 2019

Starting shifting gears. Less than 100 days for E3 2019!

Here we go babies! Yeah I know it's still March but, I mean, things are starting to heat up already aren't they? This month in terms of game launches we curiously have a bit of a slow month with only "a couple" of major releases coming our way. So what is the menu for this month? Glad you ask Sir, here it is:

Attack of the Earthlings, Eternity: The Last Unicorn, Crimson Keep, Devil May Cry 5, LEGO Marvel Collection, One Piece World Seeker, Outward, Xenon Racer, Assassin's Creed III Remastered and Windscape among others.



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'Skullgirls 2nd Encore' Coming to Switch, Xbox One This Spring From Skybound

<img alt="" src='https://media.playstation.com/is/image/SCEA/skullgirls-2nd-encore-listing-thumb-01-ps4-us-06jul15?$Icon width="600" /> width="600" /></div><div> <span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family: calibri,helvetica,arial,sans-serif,serif,EmojiFont;">Skybound Games has announced that it will release <em><strong>Skullgirls 2nd Encore</strong> </em>for the Nintendo Switch&trade;</span></span><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family: calibri,helvetica,arial,sans-serif,serif,EmojiFont;"> and Xbox One this spring via the Nintendo eShop and Xbox Games Store, respectively. <span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family: calibri,helvetica,arial,sans-serif,serif,EmojiFont;"><em>Skullgirls </em>is a fast-paced&nbsp;2D fighting game that puts players in control of fierce warriors in an extraordinary Dark Deco world. Developed by Lab Zero Games, <em>Skullgirls</em> is a modern take on classic arcade fighters with a high-definition, hand-drawn twist.</span></span></span></span> </div><div style="text-align: center;"><iframe allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen" data-link="https://youtube.com/watch?v=fGZBjJTXGRs" frameBorder="0" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/fGZBjJTXGRs" width="560"></iframe></div>