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Review: Riptide GP2 (Xbox One)

Riptide GP2 (Xbox One)

Drop in the ocean

Anyone that lived through the last couple of generations of console gaming has probably at least tried their hand at a water-based racing game. Whether it was the seminal Wave Race, the fondly-remembered Hydro Thunder, the massively underrated Splashdown, or even the somewhat disappointing Rapid Racer, more or less every platform...

News: New Adventure Soul Axiom Heading to Xbox One in 2015

New Adventure Soul Axiom Heading to Xbox One in 2015

TRON and BioShock mentioned. Interest piqued.

Wales Interactive have confirmed that their first-person futuristic adventure Soul Axiom will be making the jump from PC to Xbox One late in 2015. The developer is pitching Soul Axiom as a psychological adventure with puzzle elements, complete with dynamic adaptive environments that can be manipulated...

News: New RIDE Trailer Unveiled, Pre-order Bonuses Confirmed

New RIDE Trailer Unveiled, Pre-order Bonuses Confirmed

Wheelie good trailer

A trailer from PQube's new motorcycle racer RIDE has been released, showing off some in-game footage of the two-wheeled racer in action. Also, the company has confirmed a couple of pre-order bonuses that will be available to those that get the early jump on buying the game. Those who order now can get one of two Yamaha DLC...

News: Phil Spencer: Commited To Console

Phil Spencer: Commited To Console

The big boss speaks, we listen.

Lions, tigers, and holograms? Oh my! After last week's Windows 10 press conference in Redmond, many were left with a new impression (be it positive, or otherwise) of Microsoft's plan going forward. Amongst holographic headsets, mobile functionality, and gigantic Surfaces for the workplace, Phil Spencer took to the...

News: New Killer Instinct Trailer Shows Off Omen, Teases Golem

New Killer Instinct Trailer Shows Off Omen, Teases Golem

So Godlike

Developer Iron Galaxy has put out a new trailer for Killer Instinct's upcoming downloadable fighter. Omen, who was announced earlier this month, will be exclusive (and free) to owners of Season Two. Players that have the Ultra Ediiton of Killer Instinct Season Two will be able to download the new character on January 30th, while those...

Talking Point: What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Forty Three

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Forty Three

So hooked it's not even funnie

Welcome to What Games Are You Playing This Weekend, also known by the uber-popular acronym WGAYPTW. This is a laid-back feature that allows us to share our upcoming weekend gaming plans with all of you. By providing a little window into our personal lives, you can learn what makes us tick as gamers and learn which...

First Stage: Riptide GP2 (Xbox One)

Riptide GP2 (Xbox One)

Getting our jetski on

Back once again to take on the first level of a new game to give you a taste of it, Pure Xbox presents First Stage. This week, we're having a bash at the "Milk Run", which is the first stage of the new jetski racer Riptide GP2, due to be available to buy digitally from January 23rd for Xbox One. With no more in the way of...

Rumour: Personal Challenges On The Way To Xbox One?

Personal Challenges On The Way To Xbox One?

Could be...

We have to admit that we didn't spot it until it was pointed out to us, but an eagle-eyed NeoGAF user found an interesting little tidbit in Microsoft's gaming "sizzle" reel that was shown during yesterday's Windows 10 press briefing. Towards the end, Forza Horizon 2 is being played, when a system-level notification message appears at...

News: Deep Silver Confirms APB Reloaded for Xbox One

Deep Silver Confirms APB Reloaded for Xbox One

Put your hands where we can see 'em, tough guy

We reported it back in September, but Deep Silver have now double-super-officially confirmed that APB Reloaded, the free-to-play PC title, will be coming to Xbox One at some point in 2015. The game sets you in the "near-future urban cityscape" of San Paro where you are tasked with becoming either an...

News: First Sebastien Loeb Rally Evo Screenshots Drift In

First Sebastien Loeb Rally Evo Screenshots Drift In

Snow joke

Back in December, Milestone announced that they were working on a new rally game for Xbox One entitled Sebastien Loeb Rally Evo. Today, the Italian developer has released the first screenshots from the game and while there isn't much action to be seen, there's plenty of snow. Designed to show off the company's proprietary lighting and...

News: New Action-Adventure RPG Izle Announced for Xbox One, Xbox 360

New Action-Adventure RPG Izle Announced for Xbox One, Xbox 360

Terraforming in 2016

Area Effect - a developer made up of ex-Ubisoft veterans - have announced that they're working on a new game for Xbox One and Xbox 360. Izle is the title, and the game invites players to build their own world by summoning the power of the gods and terraforming a variety of islands. Islands are randomly created so no two games...

News: Microsoft is Also Looking At Streaming From the PC to the Xbox One

Microsoft is Also Looking At Streaming From the PC to the Xbox One

"it's something that we're really looking at"

During yesterday's Windows 10 event, Microsoft showed and confirmed that Xbox One games could be streamed to a Windows 10 PC or tablet over the same Wi-Fi network. But what about the other way around? It would seem that Microsoft is, in fact, looking into this functionality. Following the event...

News: Fable Legends Supports Cross-Play With New Windows 10 Version

Fable Legends Supports Cross-Play With New Windows 10 Version

Xbox One and Windows 10 gamers get to play together

It was announced today at Microsoft's Windows 10 Event that Fable Legends is heading to Windows 10 PC and that it will be cross-compatible with the Xbox One version. Phil Spencer hit the stage to show how someone playing the game on Windows 10 can instantly and seamlessly jump in on someone's Xbox...

News: Spencer: "Windows 10 is Coming to Xbox One"

Spencer: "Windows 10 is Coming to Xbox One"

No details as yet

At Microsoft's Windows 10 conference today, Xbox head honcho Phil Spencer confirmed that Windows 10 would be coming to Xbox One. Beyond that however, he didn't share anything beyond that statement, but it's a clear indication that the Xbox One dashboard will be getting some sort of overhaul in the near future. It was confirmed,...

News: Windows 10 Will Support Xbox One Game Streaming

Windows 10 Will Support Xbox One Game Streaming

Booming.

At their Windows 10 conference this afternoon, Microsoft dropped something of a bombshell regarding how Windows 10 interacts with the Xbox One. As well as confirming that every Windows 10 device will come preloaded with an Xbox app - which looks a bit like this - they also confirmed that every Xbox One game, both existing and to come, can...