For the most part, the games in NM handle just as well as their early arcade couterparts, only now we resort to running from ghosts, dodging asteroids, and winning the checkered flag with a thumbstick instead of a full on joystick. The buttons translate well (on the games that use them), but I wish that I could have had a full-out arcade gaming pad to play this puppy with. Also, playing both of the pole position games just isn't quite the same without a wheel. Sure the control is all there, but it's little inconsistencies like this that really take away from the overall charm of the title.
If youre part of the Xbox One Preview Program, theres a whole new load of features that might already be up and running on your console right now. Check out this rundown of the update before you start playing around and break something.
This ROCKtober week really is about rocking out, as we have three new music and dance themed games on the store, as well as some next-gen zombie survival horror goodness filled with difficult decisions.
The Master Chief Collection is finally available to pre-order on the Xbox Store, though it might be preferable to pre-order the physical version from the Microsoft Store if youre looking for the best bang for your buck.
Prepare yourself, this game is going to get very meta for you competitive and completionist types. For the rest of you, just know that this game just got a whole lot deeper. Layers upon layers...like an onion!