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Welcome to Xbox Empire, similar to PS Community and NintenDomination this thread will serve as a hub for Xbox news and a community for users to come in and discuss Xbox news. This thread is also a successor to the original Xbox Empire by Jaywood2010

Thanks to Shikamaru317, the original creator of this thread and getting it to 9,970 posts before handing it over to me.


Thread Contents

Post 1 - News and Console Exclusive Games.

Post 2 - Complete Release Schedule.

Post 3 - Community P1; Gamertags, Xbox Clubs and Partner Threads.

Post 4 - Community P2; User Reviews.


The Xbox E3 2017 Briefing: Everything You Need to Know

Introducing the World’s Most Powerful Console: Xbox One X

E3 2017: Welcome to Adventure with Super Lucky’s Tale

E3 2017: Feeling the Weight of Xbox One X in Forza Motorsport 7

E3 2017: Set Sail on A Pirate Adventure Like No Other in Sea of Thieves

E3 2017: Crackdown 3 Brings the Boom with Terry Crews and First Look at Campaign

E3 2017: How Will You Survive? The World Premiere of State of Decay 2 Gameplay Shows a Way

E3 2017: ID@Xbox Debuts Biggest and Most Diverse E3 Lineup Ever

About: Cuphead is a classic run-and-gun action game heavily focused on boss battles. Inspired by cartoons of the 1930s, the visuals and audio are painstakingly created with the same techniques of the era, i.e., traditional hand-drawn cel animation, watercolor backgrounds and original jazz recordings. Play as Cuphead or Mugman (in single player or local co-op) as you traverse strange worlds, acquire new weapons, learn powerful supermoves and discover hidden secrets while you try to pay back your debt to the devil!

Release Date: September 28th, 2017.

Trailers: E3 2017 | E3 2015 | E3 2014

About: The best-selling racing franchise of this console generation returns with Forza Motorsport 7. Experience the danger and beauty of competitive racing at its limits with the most comprehensive automotive game ever made. Drivers will experience gorgeous true 4K graphics at 60 fps and true resolution in HDR within 30 famous environments, with race conditions that change each time you return to the track. Whether you’re a new player or a pro, collect over 700 Forzavista cars, including the new 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS cover car and the largest assortment of Ferraris, Porsches and Lamborghinis ever.

Release Date: October 3rd, 2017.

Trailers: E3 2017

About: Starring Terry Crews as Commander Jaxon, Crackdown 3 brings the boom with its worldwide campaign gameplay reveal, where players will stop crime as a superpowered Agent in a sandbox of mayhem and destruction. Developed by Microsoft Studios in collaboration with Sumo Digital and Reagent Games, Crackdown 3 delivers four-person campaign co-op, as well as an all-new multiplayer mode where destruction is your ultimate weapon, powered by the Microsoft Cloud.

Release Date: November 7th, 2017.

Trailers: E3 2017 | First Look | E3 2014

About: Developed by Playful Corp., Super Lucky’s Tale is a delightful, playground platformer for all ages that follows Lucky, the ever-optimistic, energetic and lovable hero, on his quest to find his inner strength and help his sister rescue the Book of Ages. Along the way, encounter a hilarious supporting cast of friends and adversaries.

Release Date: November 7th, 2017.

Trailers: E3 2017

About: Developed by Rare, the legendary creators of Perfect Dark and Banjo-Kazooie, Sea of Thieves is an immersive, shared-world adventure game filled with pirates, unexpected dangers and loot for the taking. Explore, fight and live the pirate life together in a unique co-op experience that combines the thrill of adventuring together with friends with the unpredictability of a shared ocean and its threats, both from other players and the world itself.

Release Date: Early 2018

Trailers: E3 2017 | Gameplay Reveal | Announcement

About: State of Decay 2 is the ultimate zombie survival fantasy game, where you build a lasting community in an open world filled with hostile zombies, human enemies and the valuable gear necessary to keep your community alive. Play solo or invite up to three friends in multiplayer co-op to overcome challenges and survive as a group while defining your own unique story. Your choices shape the identity of your community, ensuring that no two stories are alike — and remember, once you lose a survivor, they’re gone forever thanks to the return of permadeath in State of Decay 2.

Release Date: Spring 2018

Trailers: E3 2017 | Announcement 

About: From the creators of the multi-award-winning Ori and the Blind Forest comes the highly anticipated sequel, Ori and the Will of the Wisps. Embark on an all-new adventure to discover the mysteries beyond the forest of Nibel, uncover the hidden truths of those lost and unravel Ori’s true destiny.

Release Date: TBA

Trailers: E3 2017

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Black The Fall - 11th Tacoma - 2nd Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite - 19th
DeadCore - 14th Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 - 8th NBA 2K18 - 19th
Moon Hunters - 19th The Ark: Survival Evolved - 8th Project CARS 2 - 22nd
Gigantic - 20th Agents of Mayhem - 15th Fifa 18 - 29th
Aven Colony - 25th Sonic Mania - 15th Cuphead - 29th
Fortnite - 25th Madden 18 - 25th  
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  Pillars of Eternity - 29th  
  Dead Alliance - 29th  
  Life is Strange: Before the Storm - 31st  

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Forza Motorsport 7 - 3rd Crackdown 3 - 7th  
Middle-earth: Shadow of War - 10th Super Lucky's Tale - 7th  
The Evil Within 2 - 13th Need For Speed Payback - 10th  
South Park: The Fractured But Whole - 17th LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 - 14th  
Elex - 17th Star Wars Battlefront II - 17th  
WWE 2K18 - 17th    
Just Dance 2018 - 24th    
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus - 27th    
Assassin's Creed Origins - 27th    

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This is mostly a fun experience for users to be able to post their reviews, whether you are already an experienced reviewer or just want to try out reviewing for the first time, this post will serve as a hub for all Xbe Reviews.


- In order to get a review put into this section it must be a minimum of 300 words.

- Highly Recommending that you try to stay below 1,200 words however this is not a rule that will be forced.

- There's no timeframe of when a review for a game can be posted, whether it's a week old game or 5 year old game.

Most Recent Review - Final Fantasy XV By Shikamaru317

Disclaimer: I will start this review off by saying that my knowledge of previous Final Fantasy games is limited, so don't expect in depth comparisons between the various games. Most of my FF knowledge came from the appearance of FF characters in the Kingdom Hearts series, and from watching Final Fantasy 7: Advent Children. I played less than half of FF13 and just a few hours of FF12, that's it. This review also includes some spoilers, so if you don't want to be spoiled skip straight to the score section below. 

When Final Fantasy XV was first announced in 2006 under the title Versus XIII, I was blown away by it. It was the first Final Fabtasy game that ever interested me. Over the years I watched as the slow updates trickled in, and as they did the game continually rose on my most anticipated games list. By the time Versus 13 was reannounced as 15 at E3 2013, it had become my most anticipated game, so the announcement of 15 was huge for me. Unfortunately, it wasn't too long afterwards that disaster struck, we learned that Tetsuya Nomura had been removed from his own project, his dream game that he had always wanted to make. 

From that point on, it was all downhill for Final Fantasy XV's hype. Each time they showed more of the game, it looked less and less good. While it was clear that Hajime Tabata had managed to put the game's development on the fast track, it was also clear that he was taking far too many creative liberties with a game that originally belonged to someone else. By the time Final Fantasy XV actually released, it wasn't even on my top 10 most anticipated games list anymore, but I decided to play it anyway, hoping that I would still enjoy it.

Full Review Here

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Final Fantasy XV Assassin's Creed Chronicles Trilogy Fallout 4 The Evil Within
Dishonored 2 (Mini Review)      
Titanfall 2 (Mini Review)      
Battlefield 1 (Mini Review)  
Mafia 3 (Mini Review)      
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided      

Yay new thread!


Nintendo is selling their IPs to Microsoft and this is true because:

i like the new name, Republic of Xbox sounds really good!

also reserved!

Love the name. Great start to the thread!

Hey guys, good luck with the new thread and that we have a great time together

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