The Potential of Microsoft Studios

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Whilst we contrast and compare the first party titles, the key exclusives, on each gaming platform, it is evident that, despite edging out the competition (not including Nintendo, of course) with the likes of Forza Motosport 5, Dead Rising 3, Ryse, Titanfall and Killer Instinct, Microsoft could actually have a lot more besides. Enough to perhaps not only prove once and for all that they have the superior first party offering over Sony, but potentially, even over the mighty Nintendo themselves.

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The FATcast that shall not be named!

A collection of men, as handsome as they are intelligent, come together to discuss many great things-it’s mind blowing, it’s death defying and it really must be heard to be believed!

Okay, so we lied, it’s not really death defying, but it does feature; The Ultimate Warrior (not in person), Nights into Dreams, birthday wishes, fictitious LFG awards, Metal Gear Solid and much, much more! It could be the greatest FATcast yet, but it probably isn’t.

Review: Strike Suit Zero

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The space combat genre hasn’t fared too well in recent years, but it’s about time that it made a comeback, and thankfully, the fine people over at Born Ready seem to feel the same, which is why their Kickstarter funded shoot ‘em up has now made its way onto next gen consoles. So, is it any good?

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Bungie Parts Company With Composer, Marty O’Donnell

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Marty O’Donnell, composer of one the most iconic themes in the history of video games, has been fired by Bungie without cause, it was announced via Twitter. In a short statement on their website, Bungie have confirmed their parting but have stated that they will remain “friends”. This, however, seems a tad unlikely, but it does present Microsoft with a rather unique opportunity…

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Kingdom Come: Deliverance

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Warhorse Studios may not be an entirely familiar name to most gamers, but this is a team not just full of fine heritage, but the bold ambition to sculpt their debut RPG out of real life events, to abscond the typical fantasy fare of magic and dragons in favour of intricate and intelligent swordplay, full scale battles and a visually stunning depiction of 15th century Europe. Kingdom Come may very well be the most intriguing new IP in gaming for some considerable time, and along with its creators, Low Fat Gaming would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to the real world…

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Review: The Wolf Among Us Episode 3 “A Crooked Mile”

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It’s fair to say the first two episodes of The Wolf Among Us, the latest series from The Walking Dead studio Telltale Games, was a mixed-bag. While undeniably stylish, and Telltale doing a magnificent job of luring gamers into the Fables universe, the second episode came into criticism for treading water after a prolonged wait, as well as suffering from a multitude of technical issues. Does “A Crooked Mile” get the series back on track? Dave Green reviews…

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Sega: The Creative Years-Part 2

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According to the Oxford English dictionary, the definition of the term “dreamlike” is “having the qualities of a dream; unreal”, and quite literally, there is simply no better way to describe Nights into Dreams than in this fashion. Developed by Sonic Team under the stewardship of Yuji Naka and Naoto Ōshima, Nights was released on the Sega Saturn in 1996 to generally positive critical acclaim, and strong enough sales in Japan to see it climb to the top of the charts, but largely it has gone unnoticed and more often than not, it has usually been misunderstood. The saddest part of this being that Nights into Dreams is not only the finest game crafted by the once magnificent Sonic Team, but one of the most original and breathtakingly beautiful video games ever created.

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South Park: The Stick Of Truth

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Are we entering an era of good licensed games? After Rocksteady’s triumphant (so far) Arkham series, publishers are (hopefully) waking up to the fact that if you give good developers enough time with a license they genuinely have affection for, they’ll come up with a game worth your money. South Park: The Stick Of Truth is proof of that, it says here…

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Review – Dark Souls II (PS3, 360)

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New community member David Rodoy dons his battered armour; bids farewell to the sun and enters the forboding world of Drangleic for his Dark Souls II review. Dark Souls II: Dark Harder…

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