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Accessory Review: PDP Afterglow AG 7 Wireless Headset for Xbox One

PDP Afterglow AG 7 Wireless Headset for Xbox One

All glown up?

When we approached PDP's Afterglow AG7 Wireless Xbox One Headset for review, we were skeptical that it would be able to deliver on all of its promises. Since a wired headset with stellar audio quality usually runs around $100, it's hard to believe a model that incorporates wireless functionality could survive without sacrificing at...

News: The Pure Xbox Grand Twitter Gamescom Big Love Giveaway Extravaganza Party Thing!

The Pure Xbox Grand Twitter Gamescom Big Love Giveaway Extravaganza Party Thing!

Prizes. What more do you need to know?

Gamescom is upon us, and we're currently hard at work writing up the news from Microsoft's presser, getting more information on things so you've got all at your fingertips and all that noise. What we want to do is give you MORE than that. We can hear it now: "How, Pure Xbox? How could you EVER give us MORE...

Gamescom 2015: All Xbox 360 Games With Gold From Now On Will be Backward Compatible

All Xbox 360 Games With Gold From Now On Will be Backward Compatible

Four games a month to add to your backlog.

Microsoft have announced that all future Xbox 360 Games with Gold offerings will be available to Xbox One owners via the new backwards compatible functionality coming this November. Microsoft went on record and confirmed their first party line up of games would be included within the program. This includes...

Gamescom 2015: Xbox One Chatpad Announced

Xbox One Chatpad Announced

Get Chatty!

Gamescom 2015 is in full swing following Microsoft's press conference in Cologne and there were plenty of hardware announcements alongside those about games. One such announcement was that Microsoft are bringing a Chatpad to market for use with the Xbox One controller. A stable part of Xbox 360, the Chatpad affords players a much easier...

Gamescom 2015: Quantum Break Release Date Confirmed

Quantum Break Release Date Confirmed

Time Travel to 2016

Quantum Break was announced back in May 2013 and it finally has a release date. During Microsoft's Gamescom 2015 press conference, Remedy took to the stage to announce that the game would be launching on April 5th 2016. Phil Spencer introduced the game as part of Microsoft's look into 2016, as an opening clip showed off some new...

News: Amazon Lists Xbox One, Xbox 360, Windows 10 Compatible Hori Arcade Stick

Amazon Lists Xbox One, Xbox 360, Windows 10 Compatible Hori Arcade Stick

Oh, yes.

In the market for a new arcade stick for a bit of Killer Instinct? Well, it might be worth your while to hold off a little, it seems. Indeed, the Xbox One Hori Real Arcade Pro. V Kai stick appears that it'll be heading to the west relatively soon. Initially announced for Japan only, the stick has been listed by Amazon US this morning, with...

News: Prepare to Sail the Lost Sea on Xbox One 

Prepare to Sail the Lost Sea on Xbox One 

Set sail on an acute adventure.

eastasiasoft's 3D strategy action game Lost Sea is indeed comign to box One this year, courtesy of the ID@Xbox program. The game was initially announced back in October but more details have now emerged. Set in a procedurally generated archipelago in the infamous Bermuda Triangle, Lost Sea is a cartoon B-movie...

News: Steredenn Brings Roguelike Shooting to Xbox One

Steredenn Brings Roguelike Shooting to Xbox One

So many weapons

Pixelnest Studio have confirmed that they'll be bringing their roguelike shooter Steredenn to Xbox One. Currently available on PC via Steam Early Access, Steredenn will feature four modes (normal, Arena, challenges, Superplay), ten bosses, twenty environments, twenty-five upgrades for your ship, and thirty-five different weapons...

News: Upper Byte Confirms HeartZ For Xbox One

Upper Byte Confirms HeartZ For Xbox One

Information thin on the ground

France's Upper Byte have confirmed that HeartZ will be making its way to Xbox One. Well, they confirmed it back at E3 technically, but it kind of got past us. Other than a trailer, there's really not much in the way of information available for this one, other than to say that the game is a combination of the...

News: Yesterday Origins Clicks on to Xbox One

Yesterday Origins Clicks on to Xbox One

We believe in yesterday

Spanish developer Pendulo Studios has released the first two images from its upcoming adventure Yesterday Origins. Published by Microids, Yesterday Origins will continue the tale of the protagonist from the previous title in the series - Yesterday (PC, iOS) - who goes by the name of John Yesterday. Other than that, very...

News: Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 Demo Dated, Day One Edition Confirmed 

Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 Demo Dated, Day One Edition Confirmed 

Golaço!

Konami's Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 is belting up the pitch with the ball at its feet as we speak, and the Japanese publisher has confirmed that the game will launch on September 18th for Xbox One and Xbox 360. Now that, we already knew. What we didn't know, is that a demo of the game will launch on August 13th on both formats, featuring...

News: SUPERHOT Beta Gameplay Warms Up

SUPERHOT Beta Gameplay Warms Up

Looking sharp

A beta gameplay video from upcoming time-shifting FPS SUPERHOT has been released by the developer, and it must be said that the game looks to be shaping up nicely. In SUPERHOT, which is coming to Xbox One first, things play out as a stylised FPS with one caveat - time only moves when you do. There's also the ability to rewind time at...

Review: Squid Hero for Kinect (Xbox One)

Squid Hero for Kinect (Xbox One)

Less than ink-redible

While developers seem to be moving ever farther away from Kinect in general, one developer seems to be most definitely leaning toward it, creating Kinect-specific digital experiences to keep fans of the device amused. That developer is Virtual Air Guitar Company - the team behind Boom Ball for Kinect – and they're back again...

News: Gears of War and Shadow Complex Hit Backward Compatibility List Today for Preview Program Members

Gears of War and Shadow Complex Hit Backward Compatibility List Today for Preview Program Members

Raining announcements

In addition to announcing that Gears of War: Ultimate Edition will come with the complete Gears of War collection accessible via backward compatibility, Microsoft has also confirmed that the original game will be playable today via the BC service for Preview Program members. The original Gears of War will also be joined by the...