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

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Fifty Eight

Running with the wolves

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 writer's...

E3 2015: LEGO-Based Minecraft-alike Could be on the Cards

LEGO-Based Minecraft-alike Could be on the Cards

Someone may have jumped the gun

Rumours have surfaced over the last week suggesting that TT Games and Warner Bros. are setting up to announce yet another new LEGO-based title soon. A beady-eyed LEGO fan found an advert on the back of an instruction booklet for the LEGO City "Town Square" set - one of LEGO's newer physical sets - which seems to...

Out Today: Beach Buggy Racing (Xbox One)

Beach Buggy Racing (Xbox One)

Kart racing now on Xbox One

Beach Buggy Racing from Vector Unit is making the hop from mobile to console in Xbox One's first kart racing game. For the low price of $10 (Gold members can save a few more bucks right now) you get everything unlocked from the start. If you have six friends (and six controllers, of course), all of you can join in on the...

News: Massive Chalice Lead's the Way In June's Games With Gold

Massive Chalice Lead's the Way In June's Games With Gold

Three new games for the taking

As the month begins to dwindle down, people have been asking what next month's Games with Gold offerings will be. Well, there's no need to ponder anymore as Microsoft has unveiled today what games Xbox Live Gold members can snag for free in June for Xbox One and Xbox 360. Over on Xbox One, players can download Massive...

News: Fenix Fire Announces Smash Derby for Xbox One

Fenix Fire Announces Smash Derby for Xbox One

Super, smashing, great, lovely...

Independent developer Fenix Fire has confirmed that they'll be bringing their futuristic vehicular arena combat title Smash Derby to Xbox One later this year. In Smash Derby, players take control of a hovercar and have to compete against others in arena-based competition where demolishing everything in sight is the...

Review: The Swapper (Xbox One)

The Swapper (Xbox One)

Who Knows?

In 1885, German biologist Hans Driesch demonstrated that you could produce two sea urchins from a single embryo cell. Ever since then, society has been intrigued by cloning and the controversial practice has continued to this day. It's a tricky subject to discuss due to the many moral issues surrounding cloning. Should man play God? How...

News: New Xbox One Controller Seemingly In the Works

New Xbox One Controller Seemingly In the Works

Probably on show at E3

Microsoft are set to release a new Xbox One controller, if now-removed documents found on the company's support site are anything to go by. The site showed the Xbox One controller as it is now but as well as the Expansion Port on the base of the device, a 3.5mm headphone jack was shown. Since being found, the image has been...

News: FIFA 16 Adds Women's National Teams to the Mix

FIFA 16 Adds Women's National Teams to the Mix

About time

EA Sports has announced today that their massive FIFA series will include women's football for the first time. In FIFA 16, players will be able to select to play as one of 12 women's national teams in Match Day, Offline Tournament, and Online Friendly matches. Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, England, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico,...

News: Rugby League Live 3 Set to Play the Ball on Xbox One

Rugby League Live 3 Set to Play the Ball on Xbox One

Zipped past us

The next game in Big Ant's Rugby League Live series will be headed to Xbox One. Rugby League Live 3 has been rated by European raters PEGI this morning, suggesting that it will release a lot sooner than we'd anticipated. Indeed, the game was actually confirmed back in December 2014 via Big Ant's Facebook page, but we must have been...

News: Super Mega Baseball: Extra Innings Will Aim for the Fences This Summer on Xbox One

Super Mega Baseball: Extra Innings Will Aim for the Fences This Summer on Xbox One

It's going, going...

Today it was announced that Metalhead Software will be bringing Super Mega Baseball: Extra Innings to the Xbox One this summer. This arcade-styled baseball game debuted on PlayStation consoles at the tail end of last year, and it generated a whole lot of positive coverage from the media – our friends at Push Square awarded it...

Out Today: Rogue Legacy (Xbox One)

Rogue Legacy (Xbox One)

Live. Die. Repeat

Xbox players can finally see what all the fuss is about with Rogue Legacy, Cellar Door Games' wild and crazy action platformer with rogue-like elements. Xbox Live Gold members can also download this at a 20 per cent discount. In Their Words: Rogue Legacy, the critically acclaimed genealogical rogue-"LITE", has arrived. Every...

News: CD Projekt Red Will Remain Silent About Cyberpunk 2077 Till 2017

CD Projekt Red Will Remain Silent About Cyberpunk 2077 Till 2017

Two years of Witcher ahead!

Don't expect to hear anything new regarding CD Projekt Red's Cyberpunk 2077 anytime soon as the Polish developer have confirmed that they will be focused on supporting The Witcher 3 until at least 2017. Speaking in an interview with Reuters, studio chief executive Adam Kicinski explained that the success of The Witcher...

News: Destiny: House of Wolves Expansion Impressions

Destiny: House of Wolves Expansion Impressions

Teamwork Galore!

It's been 5 months since Destiny saw the release of its last expansion. The dust from The Dark Below settled long ago and guardians find themselves in the same weekly routine. We jump on every Tuesday, take on the latest Nightfall and weekly Heroic Strikes, proceed to work our way through the Vault of Glass and Crota's End raid for...

News: Halo ODST Set for May 29th Release?

Halo ODST Set for May 29th Release?

Apparently so

A listing on Xbox.com went live overnight, displaying Halo 3: ODST as being set for launch for Halo: The Master Chief Collection on May 29th. However, the page has since been pulled. The date would tie in with 343's confirmation last month that the new, remastered version would be launching this month. The remaster is said to run in...

News: Among the Sleep Awakens From Its Slumber Later This Year on Xbox One

Among the Sleep Awakens From Its Slumber Later This Year on Xbox One

Childhood nightmares

Krillbite Studio has announced that Among the Sleep -- their intriguing first-person horror game -- will launch on Xbox One later this year. A port for PlayStation 4 is also in the works. The small Norway-based developer -- who is currently working on an unannounced project -- revealed the news on their Twitter, and teased that...

News: Resident Evil 0 Gets Revived in Upcoming Remaster

Resident Evil 0 Gets Revived in Upcoming Remaster

Resurrected for new consoles in 2016

Undoubtedly fuelled by the success from the Resident Evil remaster, Capcom has announced today that a remastered version of Resident Evil 0 will now make its way to consoles some time next year. The original game director of the 2002 GameCube release is returning to work on Resident Evil 0 Remaster, alongside a...

News: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare DLC Shows Bruce Campbell Killing Zombies

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare DLC Shows Bruce Campbell Killing Zombies

Say Hello Chuck Finley!

Supremacy, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare's third DLC pack, is set to arrive first on Xbox One and Xbox 360 this June 2nd for $14.99. The Supremacy DLC says hello to Bruce Campbell, who joins the cast of John Malkovich, Bill Paxton, Rose McGowan and Jon Bernthal, as he and the rest of the team are trapped aboard an Atlas...