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Microsoft may own the PC gaming market, but they are no slouch when it comes to consoles either. The Xbox continues to be one of the premiere gaming consoles and communities out there. We’ll tell you all you need to know to keep up with them.

Xbox Series X Backwards Compatibility Confirmed

Say what you will about Microsoft, but Xbox backwards compatibility is a huge feature of their platform. The ability to play original Xbox games, Xbox 360 titles, and the newest releases on one console is a godsend. When we look to the new generation of consoles, features like backwards compatibility are going to be huge. […]

BY Taylor Bauer December 19, 2019
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VR Video Games Still Might Be the Future

Remember in the early 2010s when every movie had a 3D release? Like seriously, it seemed as if every movie was releasing both in standard definition and 3D. What happened? The novelty wore off. People decided that as fun as it was to see things coming right at you, it wasn’t worth it. Not only […]

BY Taylor Bauer December 14, 2019
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Microsoft Flight Simulator Might Have Real Life Ramifications

In the 90s, a lot of people experienced Microsoft OS gaming triumphs. The game wasn’t just some arcade flying experience. What started as a series of editorials ended up being a huge development tool for Microsoft. Now, as we look to a new Microsoft Flight Simulator in 2020, the game is set to have real […]

BY Taylor Bauer November 25, 2019
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Xbox One Black Friday Deals 2019 – The Best Savings

It’s that time of year again! We’re going to be doing plenty of coverage on all the best Black Friday deals, so keep your eyes on Comic Years in the coming days! We’re going to kick things off with all things Xbox. If you find Xbox One Black Friday deals you think beat what we’ve […]

BY Taylor Bauer November 19, 2019
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Xbox All Access Returns with Multiple Tiers

There’s plenty of ammo for those who want to be critical of the Xbox One. Of course, the lack of first party exclusives is enough to deter someone from buying a console. Yet, there are a million and one things Microsoft is doing to improve the Xbox user experience. A huge part of their plan […]

BY Taylor Bauer October 28, 2019
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Outer Worlds 4K Performance – Xbox-Only Enhancements

The Outer Worlds is a highly anticipated game releasing later this month. While the game is coming to Xbox One, PS4, PC, and Switch, a new announcement has some gamers and critics scratching their heads. Enhancements to the experience of The Outer Worlds are only going to be coming to Xbox One consoles. The vast […]

BY Taylor Bauer October 18, 2019
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History of Gears of War – Hordes of Fun

In 2006, the Xbox 360 seemed poised to win the console wars for the generation. Gamers chose the 360 to play non-exclusives like Rainbow Six: Vegas, Call of Duty 3, and Madden 07. Plus, Halo 3 was just a year away, which would likely be a generation defining game. Microsoft execs felt good about another […]

BY Taylor Bauer September 1, 2019
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Inside Xbox: News from Gamescom 2019

Gamescom doesn’t have the following that E3 has. In recent years, however, it has grown into a big event for gaming news, trailers, and announcements. There are a lot of things coming from Gamescom 2019, and the Inside Xbox event really set the stage for an exciting week. Let’s break down each big moment in […]

BY Taylor Bauer August 19, 2019
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The History of Halo – Impact and Origins

Halo is a titan of the gaming world. The series nearly single handedly launched and established Microsoft in the gaming world with their new console, the Xbox. Rivaled only by Gears of War, it exists as the Xbox’ crowning IP. From the game’s release to today, the history of Halo is a telling of a […]

BY Taylor Bauer August 9, 2019
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The Blair Witch Gameplay Trailer Revives The Cult Movie And Now None Of Us Can Sleep

Blair Witch’s new gameplay trailer revives the fear of the original movie, by returning audiences to the woods.

BY Shah Shahid July 30, 2019
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Adaptive Switch Controller Goes Viral After Dad Builds Set-Up for Daughter

I thought the collaboration between Nintendo and Microsoft as of late provided a great dialogue on the power of gaming. Instead of fighting with one another over sales, both companies focused on bringing together their fan bases. Well, as it turns out, the company’s efforts helped to make something incredibly inspiring and innovative possible. This […]

BY Taylor Bauer January 21, 2020
Marvel’s Avengers Game Delayed, Second Delay for Square Enix in 2020

Here we are, just weeks in 2020, and another major game is pushed back to the second half of the year. News of the Marvel’s Avengers game delayed isn’t necessarily surprising. In a lot of ways, the move to delay a game to improve its final product is all but routine. Not to mention, a […]

BY Taylor Bauer January 20, 2020
Why Is Cyberpunk 2077 Delayed?: Details on the Biggest Game of 2020

BeingThere are a lot of weird things that happen during the end of a console cycle. For one, developers and publishers start to work on games for the unreleased, future consoles. Usually, that means the current generation consoles sort of get left in limbo. It’s a weird period of time, but one thing left gamers […]

BY Taylor Bauer January 19, 2020
Left 4 Dead 3 Rumors Ended in Valve Statement

It’s funny to think about the state of gaming rumors today. On the one hand, it’s wonderful having so many people looking into the latest news in gaming. Of course, this is going to come with a number of false rumors and unfounded speculations. Here at Comic Years, we try very hard to not report […]

BY Taylor Bauer January 18, 2020

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New Project xCloud Games Hit Microsoft Service

Project xCloud is Microsoft’s approach to the game streaming wars. With Xbox titles like Gears of War 5 and Sea of Thieves playable from Android devices, the service is likely a huge part of the company’s future. Right now, the service is in a preview state. Players who want to try the experience can sign […]

BY Taylor Bauer January 22, 2020
Disney+ Releases Final Season Trailer for The Clone Wars Promises Epic Ending to Beloved Series

Over the next two weeks, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker will end its theatrical run. This means that, once again, it’s possible we will never see a Skywalker on the big screen again. However, such is not the case for the small screen. Disney+ debuted a new trailer for the final season of The […]

BY Joshua M. Patton January 22, 2020
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow Season 5 Premiere Shows the Crisis Didn’t Change Much

Technically, the last hour of the Crisis On Infinite Earths finale was the season 5 premiere for DC’s Legends of Tomorrow. (If the giant walking Beebo wasn’t a clue.) However, the spiritual season 5 premiere of Legends of Tomorrow was Tuesday’s episode “Meet the Legends.” In the Legends of Tomorrow season 4 finale, the entire […]

BY Joshua M. Patton January 22, 2020
Green Arrow and the Canaries Backdoor Pilot Highlights the Future of the Arrowverse

The penultimate episode of Arrow should have been titled “Livin’ in the Future,” in keeping with tradition. The second-to-last episode of each season bore a title drawn from a Bruce Springsteen song. Of course, this episode is actually titled Green Arrow and the Canaries because it serves as the backdoor pilot for the new Arrow […]

BY Joshua M. Patton January 22, 2020