Microsoft premieres Xbox One X, world’s most powerful console

Xbox One X

Xbox One X Boasts More Power, Amazing Lineup By Staff Reports Sunday marked a milestone Xbox E3 Briefing as Microsoft Corp. unveiled the world’s most powerful console, Xbox One X (formerly code-named “Project Scorpio”) and its largest and most diverse games lineup in E3 history. Broadcast for the first time in 4K UHD on Mixer,…Read moreRead more

Dynamite Entertainment and Microsoft Studios Announce Killer Instinct Publishing Partnership

Legendary Fighting Game Franchise Killer Instinct Leaps to the Comic Page By Staff Reports In a deal brokered by leading global brand extension agency Beanstalk, Dynamite Entertainment is expanding its line of video game tie-in products with the acquisition Microsoft’s Xbox One franchise, Killer Instinct! Resurrected as a launch title for the Xbox One in…Read moreRead more

Gears of War 4 “Goes Gold” – A New Saga Begins on October 11

Gears of War 4 Readies for the Fight By Staff Reports (XBox Wire)– Today, Microsoft is pleased to announce that Gears of War 4 has been released to manufacturing ahead of its October 11th worldwide release. This event, also known as “Going Gold,” is a major milestone in development, marking the release of the gold…Read moreRead more

Eight Million Ways to Personalize Your Xbox Wireless Controller with Xbox Design Lab

Your Dream XBox One Wireless Controller Awaits you with the Xbox Design Lab By Staff Reports (XBox Wire)– At Xbox, we’re always looking for ways to offer a variety of options for every fan. To give our players even more choice and personalization with their Xbox experience, we are proud to introduce Xbox Design Lab,…Read moreRead more

Dusk Shadow and Copper Shadow: The Newest Xbox One Controllers

Two New, Color Gradient Wireless Controllers are coming soon for the Xbox One: Copper Shadow and Dusk Shadow By Nolan P. Smith Xbox One fans, we are getting a couple more awesome wireless controllers, and soon! Xbox announced via their news-wire that two new, gradient colored controllers are on their way, and they look fantastic. …Read moreRead more

Take Back New York With The Xbox One Tom Clancy’s The Division Bundle

By Staff Reports (Major Nelson)– Today, we’re pleased to announce the Xbox One Tom Clancy’s The Division Bundle – the ultimate next-gen experience that brings the RPG into a modern military setting. The bundle features a 1TB hard drive, giving you added space to play and store more games than ever, and a full-game download…Read moreRead more

Microsoft and Code.org Team Up to Bring Minecraft to Hour of Code

By Staff Reports (X-Box Wire)– To the community of 100 million players around the world, Minecraft represents many things – creativity, strategy, collaboration and survival, just to name a few. What many may not realize is that Minecraft has the power to transform learning on a global scale. By creating a virtual world and then…Read moreRead more

Battletoads Invade Killer Instinct for Season 3- Available Now as a Sneak Peak

By Nolan P. Smith Gamescom 2015 brought a lot of news, especially for fans of Microsoft and the X-Box One and PC’s, but for me, the one that stood out the most was the reveal of Season 3 for Killer Instinct, which brings one of the infamous Battletoads to the fighter’s roster. Thanks to X-Box’s…Read moreRead more

Rare Replay Brings 30 Games for 30 Dollars to the X-Box One

By Nolan P. Smith Another big announcement for X-Box fans to come out of E3 so far has to be the Rare Replay. The collection, which brings together 30 of Rare’s titles throughout history, hits stores August 4th for the bargain price of 30 bucks. That’s a buck a game! I am a huge fan…Read moreRead more

X-Box One is now X-Box 360 Backwards Compatible

By Nolan P. Smith The E3 Expo hurricane of news has been swirling around all day today, but one of the biggest shock waves felt is that Microsoft’s X-Box One is now backwards compatible… well at least for X-Box preview members. The function will launch fully in the fall, but for right now, X-Box preview…Read moreRead more

Halo: The Master Chief Collection Is In Stores Now!

By Staff Reports November 11th is here, and that means… Halo! Halo: The Master Chief Collection is in stores today for the X-Box One! Below is artwork exclusive to the launch event of Halo: The Master Chief Collection by Artist Hydro74. Hydro74 created four different designs celebrating  the launch of each of the previous Halo…Read moreRead more

Titanfall Gets Update #4!

By:MrAndMrsSmith Without a plethora of next gen shooters out there, Titanfall is still running very strong. Titanfall’s newest update (#4) is what I would consider to be the games biggest update so far. There are many issues and improvements that this update has addressed, but I would like to focus on the ones as gamers…Read moreRead more

E3 Expo 2014 Wows Southern California and the World

By Nolan P. Smith (Los Angeles)– This week, Los Angeles was once again taken over by the Electronic Entertainment Expo, also known as the E3 Expo. The E3 Expo is the main stage for companies to show off the newest video game, hardware, controllers, you name it, it’s there. Massive booths, live DJ’s, larger than…Read moreRead more

E3 2014 Reveals Halo: The Master Chief Collection

By: MrAndMrsSmith There is huge news coming out of E3 right now and the announcement of Halo: The Mater Chief Collection is not an exception! 343 Studios has taken Halo 1, Halo 2, Halo 2 and Halo 4 and put them all on one disk! IGN.com says ” at 60FPS, 1080p. Each game will have its…Read moreRead more

E3 2014: Day One!

By Nolan P. Smith E3 2014 is here! Day one was sensory overload, as every year is! The convention floor was a buzz from the plethora of titles shown. All the major and minor studios were on hand, with the elaborate booths that we have all come to know from E3. Which studio took the…Read moreRead more

List of Confirmed Games at E3 2014

By: Dimsumhottie   Game Publisher Platforms Confirmed? Alien: Isolation SEGA PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PC Yes* Assassin’s Creed Comet Ubisoft PS3, Xbox 360 No Assassin’s Creed Unity Ubisoft PS4, Xbox One, PC Yes* Batman Arkham Knight Warner Bros. PS4, Xbox One, PC Yes* BattleCry Bethesda PC Yes* Battlefield 5 EA TBA No Battlefield: Hardline…Read moreRead more

Titanfall Expedition DLC!

By Dimsumhottie The first DLC pack for Titanfall has hit the Xbox One! The “Expedition” Pack has 3 new maps as well as some game updates such as being able to name your custom classes. For a full video preview of the new maps “Wargames”, “Runoff” and “Swampland” go to http://youtu.be/i-q4GNF6v3s  

Xbox One Price Drop!

By: Dimsumhottie Microsoft’s Xbox One has been chasing Sony’s PlayStation 4 in sales since they released. With almost 2 million more PlayStation units sold than the Xbox One, Microsoft has decided to take action. Microsoft asked the consumer what deters them from purchasing an Xbox one? The answer is the price! With that being said…Read moreRead more

Pastrami Nation- The First Podcast!

Well, here it is! The first ever podcast for Pastrami Nation! Check out our first podcast as the Pastrami Nation team (Nolan, Jason, Chris, Jason, and Adrienne) talks about Titanfall, the newest Infamous game, and the age old debate of X-Box One vs PS4!

ULTRA COMBO!!! Killer Instinct Review

Developer: Double Helix Games, Rare LTD Publisher: Microsoft Studios Platform: X-Box One Review by Jason T. Smith (Victorville, CA)— Anyone who is a fan of fighting games knows the name of Killer Instinct. A classic game for the Super Nintendo and Nintendo 64, the game was a hit back when arcades were all the rage….Read moreRead more

Pastrami Video Game Review: Call of Duty-Ghosts

Developer: Infinity Ward Publisher: Activision Platform: X-Box One, X-Box 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Wii U, and Windows Review by Nolan P. Smith (Victorville, CA)—The Call of Duty franchise has become a franchise in the video game industry. Every year, gamers across the globe clamor for the latest installment, whether they are single player fans…Read moreRead more

Pastrami Video Game Review: Ryse- Son of Rome

By Jason R. Smith- Pastrami Nation Developer: Crytek Publisher: Microsoft Studios Platform: X-Box One (Victorville, CA)—When Microsoft released their next gen system, the X-Box One, late in 2013, they released games that could show off the power of their new system. One of those games was Ryse-Son of Rome. A game that captured our attention…Read moreRead more

The X-Box One System Review: The Face of Next Gen Systems

By Nolan P. Smith Pastrami Nation (Victorville)—We knew the console wars were going to be tough. Both the PS4 and the X-Box One released in the same month, both with massive marketing campaigns and both boasting that they are the future. Well, both systems are now available, and I was able to get a Day…Read moreRead more

Microsoft Issues Statement Regarding X-Box One: What Do You Think?

So, on June 19th Microsoft issued a statement regarding the X-Box One, one that corrects what much of the criticism of the next generation consoles was aimed at. Now that this has been fixed, will this affect whether you get one or not? Check out the statement below: Last week at E3, the excitement, creativity…Read moreRead more

E3 2013: Killer Instinct is Back and on X-Box One!!!

By Nolan P. Smith-Pastrami Nation ULTRA COMBOOOOOOOOOOOO! With today’s flurry of annoucement’s from various E3 press conferences, this one hits close to home. Who remembers the old days at the arcade seeing characters like Jago, Fulgore and T.J. Combo beat the hell out of each other with Ultra Combos and finishers in the classic Killer…Read moreRead more