Xbox Live Gold Games Breakdown for February 2021

The Xbox Live Gold Games for January 2021 have come and gone (with the exception of Dead Rising, which will be available until February 15th). The line-up this month is worth $104.95 with a possible gamerscore of 5060 available. These games include some classic franchises and will be available for free to Xbox Live Gold members… Continue reading Xbox Live Gold Games Breakdown for February 2021

Throwback Bit Thursday: Knights of the Old Republic

Let’s get this out of the way: Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is the best Star Wars video game that I have ever played. A full blown RPG set in the Star Wars universe thousands of years before the three prequels’ saga took place. One of the selling points of the game, as… Continue reading Throwback Bit Thursday: Knights of the Old Republic

Xbox Gold Games Breakdown for January 2021

Just like with the December 2020 Xbox Gold games, I’m breaking down the four Xbox Gold games for January 2021. This month, the games are valued at a total of $79.96 with a combined gamerscore of 3,000. So, a slightly higher value but lower gamerscore than last month. The time frame for these games is… Continue reading Xbox Gold Games Breakdown for January 2021

More Final Fantasy Games Coming to Xbox Game Pass

Xbox Game Pass, Microsoft’s game subscription service, already features a wide array of Japanese RPG games for its subscribers to enjoy. The list of games featured in the service is impressive, it includes modern greats such as Nier Automata, Dragon Quest XI, and Final Fantasy XV. So far, many SquareEnix developed games have been a… Continue reading More Final Fantasy Games Coming to Xbox Game Pass

Xbox Series X and S Launch with Livestreams and Charity Drives

Microsoft has plenty planned for the entire day of Xbox Series X and Series S launch on November 10th. Starting at 11 AM PT / 2 PM ET on November 10th via the official Xbox YouTube, Twitch, and Facebook Gaming channels, there will be all-day Let’s Play livestreams, charity drives, and global “launch highlights.” When… Continue reading Xbox Series X and S Launch with Livestreams and Charity Drives

Xbox Series X: Backwards Compatibility Will Add HDR, Higher Resolutions and More to Original Xbox, and Xbox 360 Games

As if we needed more reasons to be excited about the Xbox Series X. Xbox partner director of program management Jason Ronald wrote about backwards compatibility support for the system in an Xbox Wire Blog post. The system will support games from every Xbox console generation at launch, but it doesn’t end there for said… Continue reading Xbox Series X: Backwards Compatibility Will Add HDR, Higher Resolutions and More to Original Xbox, and Xbox 360 Games

The Top Ten Greatest Consoles of All-Time

Editor’s foreword: There are two separate rankings listed: The official ranking which is the ‘NER’ ranking, and the Personal Ranking. The entire list is mostly subjective, as quality of games and my experiences with said games are the biggest deciding factor in terms of ranking. However, the NER ranking takes many other things into consideration,… Continue reading The Top Ten Greatest Consoles of All-Time

The End of a Console Era, Review of the Era and Predictions For the Upcoming War

Disclaimer: Specs and sales numbers were taken from Wikipedia.org, for the sake of accuracy, the rest of the article was written By Samuel Rivera the Editor in chief of the NER site, this article does NOT necessarily reflect the opinion of all the staff in the NER site. Only the opinions of the author are… Continue reading The End of a Console Era, Review of the Era and Predictions For the Upcoming War

The Bard’s Tale (PS2/XBOX) Review

An Average Action RPG That Is Worth The Price of Admission Thanks to the Jackass Protagonist The Bards Tale is a weird game… in an era where every action RPG not named Zelda or Kingdom Hearts sucks, The Bards Tale is a welcome breath of fresh air, for one reason alone…its plot. No it’s not… Continue reading The Bard’s Tale (PS2/XBOX) Review

Jade Empire (XBOX) Review

The Xbox while lacking in the Japanese RPG department, features the best selection of western RPGs to be found in any console system, with Jade Empire. BioWare the developers behind the excellent Star Wars KOTOR, deliver what can possibly be described as the best RPG on XBOX to date and perhaps at this stage, of… Continue reading Jade Empire (XBOX) Review