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Review: Chariot (Xbox One)

Chariot (Xbox One)

Pulling dead weight or reinventing the wheel?

We play good games all the time. Heck, it’s safe to say that we play great games on a fairly regular basis. What’s surprising, though, is how few of those great games genuinely feel fresh or inspired. Take the platforming genre for instance. For every Rayman Legends — a superb game that introduced...

News: Join The Official Pure Xbox Car Club In Forza Horizon 2

Join The Official Pure Xbox Car Club In Forza Horizon 2

The best drive club

Did you buy Forza Horizon 2 for Xbox One today? Are you planning to buy it in the near future? If you answered “yes” to either of those questions, then we think you should consider joining the official Pure Xbox Car Club. Don’t know much – or anything – about Car Clubs? Well, let us provide you with a brief summary of...

News: EGX 2014: New Quantum Break Presentation Reveals More Details

EGX 2014: New Quantum Break Presentation Reveals More Details

Running Out of Time

During the EGX event in London between September 25th-28th, Pure Xbox attended a Quantum Break presentation which was an extended version of the Gamescom demo shown in August, earlier this year. This version included some extra dialogue and cinematics before and after the original demo. The extra dialogue and cinematic before...

Review: Titanfall - IMC Rising (Xbox One)

Titanfall - IMC Rising (Xbox One)

The final DLC pack

The third and final DLC pack for Respawn Entertainment’s Titanfall was released this week, but is it worth your time and money? Well, IMC Rising is consistent with previous expansions, bringing us three new maps each with their own theme that help to further our understanding of events unfolding after the conclusion of the...

News: Hackers Charged for Breaching Microsoft

Hackers Charged for Breaching Microsoft

Getting ready to do some time...

Four hackers have been arrested and charged for breaching Microsoft, Valve and even the US military. According to the US Department of Justice, the hackers attacked and breached the secure computer systems of Microsoft, Valve, Epic Games and Zombie Studios. Once inside, the hackers stole code for Call of Duty:...

News: What's Out This Week: September 30th (North America)

What's Out This Week: September 30th (North America)

Ending the month right

So you're browsing your local retailer's Xbox One and Xbox 360 section and have no idea what new games were released this week. No one seems willing to help and you feel alone and scared. Surely, there must be a way — an easy way — to get the info on the latest releases. Rest your worried head young Spartan, because at pX...

Mega Win Monday: Win Metro Last Light for Xbox One

Win Metro Last Light for Xbox One

Something's roaming above

A bit of a late start to the Mega Win Monday contest this week due to a whole host of reasons - mainly that we were still recovering from the gruelling EGX 2014 show this past weekend. Still, to make up for that, this contest will run until Wednesday at midnight (UK time) as opposed to the normal Tuesday closing. This...

Review: Slender: The Arrival (Xbox 360)

Slender: The Arrival (Xbox 360)

Oh, the Slender Man... the Slender Man can.

Back in 2012, a two-man development team at Parsec Productions created a PC game called Slender: The Eight Pages as an experiment. The Eight Pages was based on the tale of The Slender Man, a tall and faceless paranormal figure who would stalk, traumatize, and abduct anyone who may come across him,...

Impressions: Cruising Through Stunning Southern Europe in Forza Horizon 2 on Xbox One

Cruising Through Stunning Southern Europe in Forza Horizon 2 on Xbox One

Dave shares his thoughts on the upcoming racer

The Forza Horizon 2 review embargo has been lifted, and while we don’t have a review prepared and polished for you just yet, we have rounded up some thoughts that we’re excited to share. Actually, our US Editor, Dave Letcavage, will be the one telling of his experiences, as he’s logged the most...

News: Suarez Bite Ban Reaches FIFA 15

Suarez Bite Ban Reaches FIFA 15

No nibbles allowed!

Apparently chewing on another player during an official World Cup game has consequences – both in real life and in the virtual reality. Who knew? It was during Uruguay's game against Italy in the World Cup earlier this summer that the Uruguayan striker and football superstar, Luis Suarez, thought that biting Italian defender...

News: The Crew Beta gets Xbox One Date

The Crew Beta gets Xbox One Date

Burn rubber with The Crew beta

Ubisoft and Reflections have announced that it's time for Xbox One players to take the wheel in their racing title the Crew. So far only PC players have had the opportunity to try the community-based game early, but on the 30th September the beta will take the leap to console. 33 missions and 6200 miles of road will...

News: Alien Isolation Wants to Know How You Will Survive

Alien Isolation Wants to Know How You Will Survive

How will you survive the haunted house in space?

When Creative Assembly released the bombshell that Sigourney Weaver would be returning to the Alien franchise to repeat her role as iconic Ellen Ripley in their upcoming game Alien: Isolation, it became clear that the developers were taking the Alien legacy seriously. The game became one of the games...

News: Comedy Central Hits The Xbox One For US Users

Comedy Central Hits The Xbox One For US Users

Prepare your gut to bust!

So, you've been swamped by Destiny and Titanfall this week. You've shot at Wizards from the moon and Titans from Hammond Industries, so who couldn't use a little comic relief? US Xbox One owners should be glad to know that they can now access the new Comedy Central app via their Xbox One, for free. Television programming...

News: Bungie's Plans For Destiny's Loot System In Update 1.0.2

Bungie's Plans For Destiny's Loot System In Update 1.0.2

It's time for a change, and a change will come!

It was less than 24 hours ago that we reported the "Magic Cave" on Earth within Destiny, where players could attain massive rewards in exchange for very little time/effort input, was "fixed". Well, the community found a new one. This prompted a reaction by Bungie with regard to outlining their plans...

Review: CastleStorm - Definitive Edition (Xbox One)

CastleStorm - Definitive Edition (Xbox One)

There's a sheep in my ballista!

CastleStorm is the latest in a series of games hitting the Xbox One marketplace with the 'definitive edition' tag — promising an improved version of the original title (presented in glorious HD), as well as all the prior DLC and some extra content. In the case of this release, the extra features include two...

Round Up: Critics Find Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor To Be Precious

Critics Find Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor To Be Precious

Nemesis system said to be a highlight

We've been following Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor with a keen eye since it was announced. Even though the developer, Monolith Productions, has done some great work in the past, we've still retained a bit of skepticism over this extremely gritty and gory portrayal of the Lord of the Rings universe. Plus, it's a...

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

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Twenty Nine

Hyrule Warriors, Super Time Force and more Destiny

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...