About: Robert Rodkey

A husband and father with a love for gaming and gaming industry. Got my Bachelors degree in Game Design and Simulation and play anything I can get my hands on but currently addicted to Destiny. Whatever else you heard about me, don't believe it... unless it's good. Gamertag: aCerealMurderer

Posts by: Robert Rodkey

As gamers, we have grown accustomed to finding little references to other games and other forms of pop culture.  What I don't think anyone would have expected was to find an Easter Egg built inside of the new Xbox One S hardware itself. Inside the new hardware, you will find a reference to the famed Xbox figure Master Chief from the Halo series.  He is actually stencilled into the optical drive bracket which you can see below: Hopefully seeing the image will be enough to satisfy you for the sake of opening your Xbox console will void your warranty.  What ... Read More »
First off is Destiny's light level cap - When Rise of Iron launches, guardians will have their light level cap raised to 385 and then when the hard mode version of the new raid which is called "Wrath of the Machine" will cap out at 400.  An earlier article here, we speculated that this would be the cap and it's nice that Bungie has confirmed it as well. Guardians will also see the return of events such as Festival of the Lost and Sparrow Racing league in October and December respectively.  From the way Bungie explained it to Game Informer, ... Read More »
So you decided to upgrade your Xbox One with Kinect to a new Xbox One S and now you have no use for your Kinect sensor?  Wrong, the folks at Microsoft have been so nice to offer a free method to those who have a Xbox One Kinect sitting around. To use your existing Xbox One Kinect Sensor with a new Xbox One S console, you will need the Xbox Kinect Adapter. This adapter lets you connect your Xbox One Kinect Sensor to the Xbox One S console. This adapter will be available for free to customers who have an ... Read More »
Do you feel like you are a dominant force in Gears of War?  Do you think you are good enough to win a large sum of cash for your skills?  If so, then grab your Lancer and go to war in the world of Gears of War eSports.  In a tweet put out by Gears of War eSports, they introduced the world to the Gears Pro Circuit for Gears of War 4 with a $1,000,000 prize pool up for grabs. https://twitter.com/eSportsGears/status/759898413831860224 Xbox and The Coalition are proud to announce the Gears eSports Pro Circuit for Gears of War 4. Gears ... Read More »
When gamers talk about Doom and its long history, many things come to mind.  I, or example think of the start of a revolution and the FPS benchmark of the time.  But I never thought I would associate Doom with board games. That's right; developer Fantasy Fight Games has taken of the task of recreating the Doom universe as a board game.  Fantasy Fight Games describes the game as a “completely redesigned tactical combat experience” that is based on this year's Doom developed by id Software and published by Bethesda. Fantasy Fight Games also elaborated on their new board game concept: “Glory Kill your ... Read More »
It appears a new preview version of Skype is now available in the Microsoft app store.  This was first discovered on Reddit by user LeftTheUndead but there has been no additional information in regards to changes.  It does seem that Skype will be another app to join the ranks as a universal app between Windows 10 and Xbox One for the Universal Windows Platform (UWP).  Currently though the app doesn't appear to work on the Xbox One but may be there as a test program for Microsoft's UWP.  Check out the screen shot below of the Xbox One dashboard: Do you ... Read More »
Bethesda has released a video showing off some of the new game modes and features that will be coming to Doom on July 29.  This update, named Free Update 2, will give marines new multiplayer modes as well as new toys to play with inside of SnapMap. In online multiplayer, Bethesda showed off two new multiplayer modes called Exodus and Sector. Exodus is a one-flag capture-the-flag mode with an added twist of constantly moving bases and flags.  Sector is an objective-based capture-and-hold mode where players compete to take control of zones and then hold them to score points.  Sector appears ... Read More »
Pro Evolution Soccer developer Konami has taken a big step towards becoming a dominant force in the world of football.  Konami has signed a deal with FC Barcelona and will have extensive access to their stars, which includes players like Lionel Messi, Neymar, and Luis Suarez. Likewise Barcelona legends and historical kits will be available within the game and through PES 2017's myClub mode on Xbox One. Barcelona football players have been captured using advanced facial scanning technology which you can see an example of below: The three year deal between Pro Evolution Soccer and FC Barcelona also gives Konami ... Read More »
Respawn Entertainment's newest video as part of their Inside Development series talks about their plans for server support.  Titanfall 2 lead engineer Jon Shiring talks about how Respawn has a whole new system in place to run their large army of servers. The original Titanfall was hosted on the Microsoft service Azure.   Respawn plans on continuing to use cloud based servers to run physics, AI, and player movement.  In regards to the new setup for these mechanics, Shiring stated: "Since Titanfall 2 will have a bigger launch this time, I wanted to make sure that we have the highest ... Read More »

Latest Competition

Game Of The Year Competition Winner!

In case you missed it, Forza Horizon 3 is Xbox One UK's 2016 Game Of The Year - selected from a shortlist of five...

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close