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E3 Wrap Up - Microsoft

Posted by tylerh1701, in Xbox 360, Xbox One, Gaming News 18 June 2014 - - - - - - · 525 views

Well E3 is long since over but I thought I'd post my takeaways of it, specifically the conferences since that is mostly what I watched. I was going to post them all in one blog, but each wrap up started to run a little long, so I'm going to break them up into 3 separate posts.


Microsoft:

Microsoft wasn't lying when they said they we're doing "Games...


Tyler's Xbox 360: 2009 - 2014 Final Recap

Posted by tylerh1701, in Xbox 360 09 May 2014 - - - - - - · 725 views

Frequent readers already know the drawn out story of my Xbox 360 and getting banned from Xbox Live, but if you need a refresher on it you can read all about it here , here , and here . Well last week I finally wrapped up my time with my 360 and sold it to my brother. Soon after the ban I also got rid of my Windows Phone 7, which I was a regular game on as...


Fable Anniversary Review

Posted by tylerh1701, in Xbox 360 21 April 2014 - - - - - - · 680 views

I never owned an Xbox 1 original Xbox, so I never got around to playing the original Fable. My cousin sang its praises and sunk hundreds of hours into the game, so I was always quite interested in checking it out. I've had Fable 2 and 3 in my Xbox 360 backlog for quite a while, but never played them since I didn't want to play the games out of order. So...


My XBLA Backlog

Posted by tylerh1701, in Xbox 360 10 April 2014 - - - - - - · 691 views

After a few months of focus, I'm getting down to the final stretches of my XBLA backlog. Just counted up, and I have 33 games left to play. My goal is to be done with the backlog by the end of May, but it may end up stretching into June a little bit. One nice thing is that a lot of these games are rather short and I can get through an entire game in a...


My Gaming In Review - Top 11 Games of 2013 (#5-1)

Posted by tylerh1701, in PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation Vita 26 March 2014 - - - - - - · 799 views

Three weeks back I posted the first half of my favorite games I played during 2013 list , and now I'm back to wrap it up with my 5 favorite games of the year. Let's get straight to it!

#5 - Uncharted 2 (PS3)

I'm a little bit behind with the Uncharted series but finally got the chance to play Uncharted 2 earlier in the year. Uncharted 2 is exactly li...


My Gaming in Review - Least Favorite Games of 2013

Posted by tylerh1701, in PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 03 March 2014 - - - - - - · 725 views

In true CAG fashion, I'm way behind in writing up my last 2 blog posts to recap my gaming year of 2013. (At least I'm still not as bad as CheapyD with the 2013 Cheapy Awards). This post it to highlight my three least favorite games I played in 2013. Previously I highlighted my biggest disappointments and surprises of 2013. As always, this is a list of...


What are you playing this weekend? - XBLA Backlog Destruction Edition

Posted by tylerh1701, in Xbox 360 28 February 2014 - - - - - - · 787 views

It's past noon, I'm gonna do the post.

My goal is to be completely done with my Xbox 360 by May of this year, so I've got some work to do on my digital backlog (I sold off most of my retail backlog except for a few games I was very interested in).

Since I started this, I've blown through a ton of games over the last couple weeks. It helps that these ga...


What Are You Playing This Weekend? - The Next Gen Holdout Edition

Posted by tylerh1701, in PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One 15 November 2013 - - - - - - · 661 views

Eh, I've waited long enough. Time to uslurp DaddyBoJangles glory again.

As the title says, this weekend isn't anything special for me since I'm passing on next gen consoles for the time being. PS4 looks awesome and I can't wait to get my hands on one, but with my PS3 and 360 backlog I just can't justify picking one up at this time. It will be at least a...


Xbox 360 Ban: The Aftermath

Posted by tylerh1701, in Xbox 360, Xbox One 14 October 2013 - * * * * * · 1,599 views

As some of you readers probably know, I was recently console and account banned by Microsoft. You can read about why it happened here and you can read about the affects of the ban here . This final part of this series is just to talk about the aftermath of the ban and what I'm doing now, game-wise.

So I did post on the Xbox 360 ban boards, but honestly...


Xbox 360 Ban: The Damage

Posted by tylerh1701, in Xbox 360 02 October 2013 - * * * * * · 2,489 views

So yesterday I posted the story of how my Xbox 360 ban happened . Today I thought I'd share with you the damage that was done by this ban. Prepare yourself for a lot of lists.

If you don't know, when you get your account banned on Xbox you lose your licenses for all the digital content you own. It actually seems kind of fucked up that they can do that...