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Feature: Game of the Year - Staff Lists

Game of the Year - Staff Lists

Another year bites the dust

With just a few days left in 2014, we thought it would be the perfect time for Pure Xbox to put a Game of the Year list out in the wild. Instead of featuring a single list of games voted on by our entire team of writers (like we did for our Most Wanted Games of 2015 article), we've instead decided to feature each writer's...

Review: Juju (Xbox Live Arcade)

Juju (Xbox Live Arcade)

Partners in cute

Juju is a total surprise. When a platformer such as this comes out of nowhere with little to no promotion behind it, it’s tough not to expect that it will be another dud that deserves to disappear into the darkest corner of the Xbox Live Marketplace. But then we got our hands on it, and within minutes it was apparent that this is...

News: Xbox Live Countdown to 2015 Day 13 Cuts Four Xbox One Titles By More Than Half

Xbox Live Countdown to 2015 Day 13 Cuts Four Xbox One Titles By More Than Half

Christmas trimmings

Microsoft are still running their Countdown to 2015 deals via Xbox Live, and the Boxing Day offer is a bit special. On top of the weekly Xbox One deals and weekly Xbox 360 deals which are still valid, you can now get the following titles at a discount during December 28th. Xbox One Deals: Valid 28th December on

Review: FPSFreek Specter

FPSFreek Specter

Giving it some stick

When it comes to being a serious gamer, there are a bunch of ways that you can improve your performance. From energy drinks to special eyewear, fatigue-reducing gloves to super-special headphones, you can spend a heck of a lot of money in order to increase your chances of getting to the top of the leaderboards. The one thing...

News: Killer Instinct Classic to Get Free Online Multiplayer Update Very, Very Soon

Killer Instinct Classic to Get Free Online Multiplayer Update Very, Very Soon

Merry Christmas!

Iron Galaxy have confirmed that a free update will roll out TONIGHT for players of Killer Instinct Classic on Xbox One, which enables gamers to play the game in multiplayer online. Killer Instinct 2 Classic had online multiplayer enabled from the get-go, but the rehash of the original title didn't feature such luxuries. Now though,...

News: New Halo: Master Chief Collection Patch Brings Spartan Ops to Halo 4

New Halo: Master Chief Collection Patch Brings Spartan Ops to Halo 4

And all for the wonderful price of...nothing

343 Industries have confirmed that another patch for Halo: The Master Chief Collection has gone live, bringing with it stability fixes and a pretty big update for Halo 4. The new inclusion comes in the form of Spartan Ops, a multi-mission, episodic co-op mode for Halo 4. Originally scheduled to be...

News: Halo's Agent Locke Cast As Luke Cage in Marvel Deal

Halo's Agent Locke Cast As Luke Cage in Marvel Deal

Though still, oh so Halo.

After his tremendously impressive voice work as Agent Locke within the Master Chief Collection's Halo 2: Anniversary treatment, acting in Halo: Nightfall overseen by Scott Free Productions, and an upcoming role in 2015's Halo 5: Guardians, Mike Colter is making quite a splash within many types of digital entertainment...

News: Xbox Live Countdown to 2015 Second Batch of Weekly Xbox 360 Deals Go Live

Xbox Live Countdown to 2015 Second Batch of Weekly Xbox 360 Deals Go Live

Everything here from soup to nuts

Of course, a set of weekly deals wouldn't be the same without the Xbox 360's glorious back catalogue getting a look in. Earlier, Microsoft announced the second batch of Countdown to 2015 weekly Xbox One deals and there was some impressive content. On Xbox 360, the titles are more numerous, and the savings are...

News: Xbox Live Countdown to 2015 Second Batch of Weekly Xbox One Deals Go Live

Xbox Live Countdown to 2015 Second Batch of Weekly Xbox One Deals Go Live

Out come the big guns

Microsoft's second batch of Countdown to 2015 weekly deals has gone live, and there are some nice savings to be had on 24 items across the store. Some big names are in the mix this time around, with the likes of Forza Horizon 2 and Destiny having their prices slashed. Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition gets 50% off, as well...

News: Xbox Live Countdown to 2015 Day 6 Goes Indie

Xbox Live Countdown to 2015 Day 6 Goes Indie

Price cuts galore

The sixth batch of Microsoft's Countdown to 2015 game deals has gone live, with the 50 weekly deals that will be running through to December 22nd still going. Day 6 brings some nice 50% cuts on ID@Xbox titles on Xbox One, with two games trimmed on Xbox 360. Xbox One Deals: Valid 21st December only Contrast - 50% off

News: Halo Master Chief Collection Early Adopters to Get Exclusive "Thank You" Bonuses, ODST Campaign Confirmed

Halo Master Chief Collection Early Adopters to Get Exclusive "Thank You" Bonuses, ODST Campaign Confirmed

A nice treat

We're all aware of the problems from which Halo: The Master Chief Collection suffered at launch, but with things slowly getting up to speed, Microsoft and 343 have decided to try to make things right a little bit. Bonnie Ross, Head of 343 Industries has announced some bonuses coming to early adopters of the game. If you played the...

News: Xbox Live Countdown to 2015 Day 5 Brings Deep Silver Discounts

Xbox Live Countdown to 2015 Day 5 Brings Deep Silver Discounts

Shiny

The fifth batch of Microsoft's Countdown to 2015 game deals has gone live, with the 50 weekly deals that will be running through to December 22nd still going. Day 5 brings us two (or three, sort of) titles from Deep Silver. On Xbox One, Metro Redux gets cut, while on Xbox 360, Metro Last Light and Saints Row IV get their prices trimmed. Xbox...

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

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Forty

Gearing up for the holidays the only way we know how

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...