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Review: Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell (Xbox One)

Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell (Xbox One)

Into the depths

It has to be said that there can be few people who weren't salivating at the prospect of a new game set in the Saints Row universe being released for less than £16. Even fewer when you consider that the new title would also be available with a rehashed edition of the excellent Saints Row IV for less than £40 for the pair. Indeed,...

pX Draws: ZOMBIES!!

ZOMBIES!!

Inspired by the release of Resident Evil and Dying Light

We'll be the first to admit that the whole zombie thing has been done to death over the course of the last 10 or so years. Well, really, it all started around the release of 28 Days Later and exploded into a whole new kind of beast when the popular comic book series, The Walking Dead, turned...

News: Contest: Win An Exclusive TimeLines Canvas

Contest: Win An Exclusive TimeLines Canvas

One of a kind

A couple of weeks ago, we announced that EPX Games' new collectible card game title TimeLines was heading to Xbox One and that the company had taken to Kickstarter to get the game funded. Well, EPX Games have given us a great prize to give away to one lucky pX-er! They're offering one reader the chance to take away an exclusive...

News: EA Access Members Get Battlefield 4: Second Assault For Free This Month

EA Access Members Get Battlefield 4: Second Assault For Free This Month

A little gift...

Those of you who are subscribed to EA Access will be getting a little bonus this month, in the form of the Battlefield 4: Second Assault expansion pack. The main Battlefield 4 game is included in the EA Access "Vault" so is available to play if you're a subscriber. Between January 29th and February 28th, you'll also be able to grab...

News: Square Enix Bringing Action and Stealth Triple Packs to Xbox 360

Square Enix Bringing Action and Stealth Triple Packs to Xbox 360

Lara Croft or Agent 47?

Publisher Square Enix will be releasing two compilations of Xbox 360 titles. Accurately titled the Ultimate Stealth Triple Pack and Ultimate Action Triple Pack, each bundle will include three titles from the appropriate genre. An Amazon.com listing for these titles was spotted by Twitter user extraordinaire @Wario64. Each...

News: February Games With Gold Confirmed

February Games With Gold Confirmed

It draws a free box

Microsoft have confirmed which games will be free in February as part of the Games With Gold plan. First off, on Xbox One, a game that we already knew was coming to Games With Gold has been confirmed as hitting the service on February 1st. That game is #IDARB (It Draws A Red Box). Pitched as "part platformer, part hockey, part...

News: Capcom Confirms Resident Evil Revelations 2 Will Have Microtransactions

Capcom Confirms Resident Evil Revelations 2 Will Have Microtransactions

But only during Raid Mode

The upcoming episodic horror sequel, Resident Evil Revelations 2, will include microtransactions — but only during the games' online Raid Mode, confirmed Capcom. There appeared to be some miscommunication coming out of a recent Spanish presentation event about paying to continue if you die in the game, but a Capcom...

News: Reptile Returns In Mortal Kombat X

Reptile Returns In Mortal Kombat X

New trailer shows off a brutal fatality

An old Kombatant will be returning. NetherRealm Studios, in collaboration with IGN as a part of their IGN First series, announced that Reptile will be a playable character in Mortal Kombat X. Reptile, who was a hidden character in 1992's Mortal Kombat, has become a playable staple in the series appearing in...

News: Microsoft Ships 6.6 Million Xbox Consoles Over the Holiday Season

Microsoft Ships 6.6 Million Xbox Consoles Over the Holiday Season

Xbox sales down from last year

Imbedded in their Q2 earnings statement today, Microsoft has revealed that it shipped 6.6 million Xbox consoles during the holiday season while making a revenue of $26.5 billion and a net income of $5.86 billion. While revenue was indeed up for the Redmond-based company, Xbox sales were, in fact, down from last years'...

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...