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Review: 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (Xbox 360)

2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (Xbox 360)

Back of the pocket.

When EA announced that they wouldn’t be releasing their quadrennial World Cup version of their FIFA series as DLC – which is something they trialled with the Euro 2012 add-on for FIFA 12 – the gaming world sighed. It was an indication that we were going back to the bad old days of paying out the full retail price for the...

Review: Trials Fusion (Xbox One)

Trials Fusion (Xbox One)

Man. Machine. The future?

We know that topping Trials Evolution would be no easy feat. As the second game in the Trials series, Evolution hit Xbox Live Arcade back in April of 2012 and was in such high demand that it shattered digital sales records right out of the gate. Not only did this sequel to Trials HD feature tighter gameplay and more varied...

News: Don't Forget to Grab Deadlight for Free Starting Today

Don't Forget to Grab Deadlight for Free Starting Today

Ready. Aim. Download!

The next game added to the Games With Gold library is Deadlight, the action-platforming zombie adventure from developer Tequila Works. Deadlight was released in the summer of 2012 where it earned positive praise for its graphics, clever puzzles, and dark atmosphere. You play as Randall Wayne, a former park ranger looking for...

News: Deals With Gold and Spring Sale Details Have Arrived

Deals With Gold and Spring Sale Details Have Arrived

Bat-tastic!

Xbox 360 owners are being a bit spoiled this week, there's no doubt about that. Not only are we getting a solid lineup of discounts on some of the best Batman games of all time, but thanks to an Xbox 360 Spring Sale, others like Prototype 2, Lego Marvel Super Heroes, and Borderlands 2 have been marked down substantially. Ready your...

Feature: Top 11 - Machines in Video Games

Top 11 - Machines in Video Games

Who is the ultimate mean machine?

Whether it's simple robots, controllable mechs or half-human cyborgs, machines have been one of the most popular go-to source for video games over the last 50 years. They make the perfect cannon fodder enemy, a great tool for destruction and of course, a fantastic outlet to answer philosophical questions. So in the...

Out This Week: April 15th (North America)

April 15th (North America)

Trials Fusion, 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

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...

News: Capcom's Dustforce Hits XBLA on April 25th

Capcom's Dustforce Hits XBLA on April 25th

Clean sweep

Capcom has announced that they'll be releasing QLOC's Dustforce on Xbox Live Arcade for Xbox 360 on April 25th. The game sees players taking over as an acrobatic janitor as they try to sweep their way through a world polluted with dust and filth. Wall jumps and double jumps aplenty are the story of the day in this platformer, which was...

News: April Xbox One Update Goes Live

April Xbox One Update Goes Live

Friend Notifications and more

April's Xbox One system update has gone live and has started rolling out to Xbox One owners over the past few hours. The update features firmware updates for controllers and the stereo headset adapter, as well as a handful of nice additions. First up, the Blu-ray player will now output video content recorded at 50 Hz...

News: Review Round-Up: Titanfall (Xbox 360)

Review Round-Up: Titanfall (Xbox 360)

If a Titan falls on the Xbox 360, does it make a sound?

When a hulking metal robot descends from the heavens with a palpable degree of urgency, you better believe it crashes into the terra firma with a tectonic-plate-shifting thud. However, when Titanfall dropped onto the Xbox 360 last Tuesday, the internet was nearly silent. There were no reviews...

News: Trials Fusion Receives Day-One Patch

Trials Fusion Receives Day-One Patch

Increases resolution to 900p

It shouldn't be too much of a surprise but Ubisoft's addictive stunt racer, Trials Fusion, has us itching to get back on the dirt road. If you've been anxiously waiting like us for April 16th to arrive, you should know that a day-one patch will inevitably welcome you upon the initial startup. Ubisoft was kind enough to...

News: Titanfall Back To Top Spot in UK Games Chart

Titanfall Back To Top Spot in UK Games Chart

Kinect Sports Rivals misses the top ten

Titanfall was the best selling game in the UK this past week, after the release of the Xbox 360 version spiked a 220% boost in sales to push it up to the top of the pile. LEGO: The Hobbit was unable to reach the peak, debuting in the #2 position, just five places ahead of March's LEGO game of the month, The...

News: Press Play Announces Project Totem for Xbox One, 360

Press Play Announces Project Totem for Xbox One, 360

Max developers jump back in.

The development team behind the charming Max: The Curse of Brotherhood (Review) have confirmed that they're working on a new title for the Xbox One and Xbox 360. The game - entitled Project Totem - sees you controlling two pieces of a totem pole at the same time, using the same controller. The challenge comes from the...

News: First Wulverblade Trailer Slices It Up

First Wulverblade Trailer Slices It Up

Old-school cool.

The first trailer from Fully Illustrated's ID@Xbox title Wulverblade has been launched today, to coincide with the opening day of PAX East. The game features some very slick-looking old-school side-scrolling beat-em-up action, and promises to include eight levels, spanning forests, rivers, woodlands, and forts. All of the levels...

Review: Strike Suit Zero: Director's Cut (Xbox One)

Strike Suit Zero: Director's Cut (Xbox One)

Interstellar Earth Defenders

Strike Suit Zero: Director's Cut is an arcade-style space shooter that one might compare to Star Wars: X-Wing, or even those Rogue Squadron games for the Nintendo 64 and GameCube. As a war rages on between Earth and the independent colonies of space, you'll play as a pilot in the U.N.E. (United Nations of Earth) with the...

News: ASDA, Amazon Slash Xbox One Titanfall Bundle Price in UK

ASDA, Amazon Slash Xbox One Titanfall Bundle Price in UK

Something's going on...

We're not ones to speculate...wait, yes we are...but it appears that something's going on here in the UK with regards to the price of Xbox One hardware. This morning, major retailer ASDA has cut the price of the Xbox One Titanfall bundle from £399.99 to £349.99, which puts it in line with the PS4. We figured this was a bit...

News: Skype for Xbox One Gets New Tweaks

Skype for Xbox One Gets New Tweaks

Picture snappin' goodness.

One of the things that we've never heard anyone ever ask for (although we guess they must have done at some point), is to be able to use their Kinect camera to take a snapshot of their fine selves to use as their Skype profile picture. Well, the team at Skype have been listening to all three of those people, it seems, and...