New Downloadable Content For ‘Assassin’s Creed Syndicate’ Factored Into Monthly Living Expenses

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PlayStation 4 vs. Xbox One

Sony and Microsoft are launching their hotly anticipated next-generation video gaming consoles this month, with the PlayStation 4 going on sale on Nov.

Console Wars Heat Up As Zenith Unveils Gamespace Pro

LINCOLNSHIRE, IL—With next-generation video game systems such as the Xbox One and the Playstation 4 hitting stores later this month, the console wars got even hotter today as electronics manufacturer Zenith announced the release of its own console, ...

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Nintendo Entertainment System Turns 30

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Tecmo Bowl–Winning Bulldogs Visit White House

WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama hosted the Tecmo Bowl champion Bulldogs at the White House Thursday, honoring the team for their stunning victory over the heavily favored Wildcats. Obama, who met with the players and coach BOB and provided a guide...

Features Of The Xbox One

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Man Plans Special Weekend To Reaffirm Commitment To Xbox 360

HAGERSTOWN, MD—"It’s going to be really nice," the man said of the upcoming two-day, three-night living room getaway. "No distractions whatsoever. Just me and my Xbox 360. I'll probably even open up a few nice bottles of Arizona Iced Tea for the occasion."
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New Downloadable Content For ‘Assassin’s Creed Syndicate’ Factored Into Monthly Living Expenses

WHITESTONE, NY—Calculating how the video game’s expansion packs would impact her finances, local woman Jennifer Schneider confirmed Friday that she had factored the cost of the new downloadable content for Assassin’s Creed Syndicate into her regular monthly living expenses. “If I pack a lunch every day instead of going out to eat, I should be able to swing the season pass,” said Schneider, who carefully tallied up the cost of the video game’s add-ons, such as the Jack the Ripper campaign and the 500 Helix Credits Pack, alongside her rent, groceries, utilities, and other basic needs. “I know I should just wait and save up for it, but if I’m already shelling out $60 for the game, I might as well spend the extra 30 bucks and make the most of this investment. I could really use the weapons in the Steampunk Pack. Plus, all season pass members receive a permanent XP boost. Maybe I can put off upgrading my phone plan for a few more weeks so I won’t take such a hit.” At press time, sources confirmed that Schneider was referring to pre-ordering the upcoming Halo release as an “emergency expense.”