Happy Monday GameSpotters! It has been two weeks since we launched our new and improved blog, and we’d like to thank to the community members who have read our work, commented, and even submitted their own content. This is just the start of our master plan (insert evil laugh). Now, let’s go on to day’s blog. The Monday GameSpot blog will give you a rundown of what our staff and editors are working on for the rest of the week.
What to Look Forward to
What You Should Buy in 2014
So far, we’ve explained our reasons for why you should buy a Vita, Xbox 360, Wii U, and a 3DS. This week, you can look forward to our reasons for why you should buy a PS4, PC, and Xbox One. If you had a reason for buying a specific console, feel free to sound off in the comments section.
Beat the Pros - Call of Duty: Ghosts with OpTic Gaming’s Di3seL
Do you have the skills to take on pro gamer Di3seL in a 1v1 match? If you think you have what it takes and want to win some sweet, sweet prizes (and bragging rights) signup here! Our stream will be taking place Tuesday on January 28th at 3:00pm PST.
COD Ghosts Onslaught DLC Interview
Daniel Hindes sat down and had an interview with Mark Rubin, at Infinity Ward to talk about Call of Duty Ghost's Onslaught DLC. Dan will be letting us know as soon as his feature goes live so be sure to follow him.
So… What's so great about FFX-HD?
Our very own retro ringleader Peter Brown spent some time with FFX-HD this past week, and has a few things to say about it later this week, so make sure you’re following him so you can see his feature as soon as it goes live.
Steam OS install guide and Windows vs. Linux benchmarks.
Buying a brand new Steam Machine isn't the only way to get your hands on SteamOS. Mark Walton explains how with just a little bit of Linux know how, you can turn almost any PC into a SteamOS-powered gaming machine. This will be going soon so keep an eye out for it!
This Week in Reviews
We will also be having Early Access reviews for Rust and a review for Smite, we will also be giving Team Fortress 2 a new primary review some time in the near future, what score do you think this many hatted game will garner?
January maintains its reputation for being a slow month for video games. But as you can see there are a few gems hidden in there.
Oops, looks like there aren’t any releases today.
Rambo: The Video Game, Octodad: Dadliest Catch, A Short Tale of Solitude, Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Full Burst, Life Goes On, Dragon Ball Z: The Battle of Z, Dustforce, Worms: The Revolution Collection, Doom 3 BFG Edition, The Quake Collection, X Rebirth, Dogs of War Online, Yumi’s Odd Odyssey, Halo: Spartan Assault, Shadowrun: Dragonfall, and Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition.
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And that’s all folks. Nope, just kidding! Above are just a few oh what’s in store for this week. Our staff is constantly working on new things, so check our homepage to stay up to date.