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

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Fifty

Happy Happy Joy Joy - WGAYPTW Is Here!

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...

Round Up: Borderlands: The Handsome Collection Starts Pulling in Good-Looking Reviews

Borderlands: The Handsome Collection Starts Pulling in Good-Looking Reviews

Worth looting?

When Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel was announced as a last-gen-only game, many fans had the suspicion that it would eventually find its way onto the Xbox One. Now, thanks to The Handsome Collection, both The Pre-Sequel and Borderlands 2 are landing on current hardware this week, and review scores have come into view. We've only counted...

Feature: The Pure Xbox Guide to Metroidvanias

The Pure Xbox Guide to Metroidvanias

Beat Ori? Looking for more Metroidvania action? We've got you covered.

If you've spent any time flipping through the pages of Pure Xbox, you're probably aware that we fell madly in love with Ori and the Blind Forest when it released last week. In fact, we had such a great time back-flipping off trees and bashing through enemies that we didn't just...

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

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

Spring is here again...

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...

Round Up: Battlefield Hardline Robs Great to Decent Scores From Critics

Battlefield Hardline Robs Great to Decent Scores From Critics

Pretty much as expected

Battlefield Hardline, developed by Visceral Games, shakes up the familiar Battlefield formula by focusing on cops vs. robbers, as opposed centering around wars of the global kind. It feels like we've been waiting ages to learn how this thematic shift will payoff for the series, but as of today we wonder no longer. With a...

Round Up: Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Reviews Are Without Regret

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Reviews Are Without Regret

Apparently the FFXV demo voucher comes with a good game

The Final Fantasy Type-0 review embargo has lifted a day before its North American release (it's out at retail this Friday in Europe), so we've gone ahead and prepared a review Round Up for anyone that's interested to know how it's faring with critics. At the time of writing, the Xbox One...

Interview: PHL Collective Discusses ClusterPuck 99 for Xbox One

PHL Collective Discusses ClusterPuck 99 for Xbox One

ClusterPuckin' insane

A slew of ID@Xbox titles were announced last week for Xbox One at GDC, and few were more intriguing than PHL Collective's ClusterPuck 99, mainly due to the game's live-action trailer that was entertainingly confusing rather than massively enlightening. A local-multiplayer focused sports hybrid, the game has been available on...

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

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

Hanging out in forests without sight

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...

Weekly Wrap: Too Many New Games Edition

Too Many New Games Edition

Rock Band 4, Shovel Knight & More!

Welcome to the Weekly Wrap, which is our attempt at making it a little easier for you to keep up with Pure Xbox. We know it's hard to keep up with all the news and features so this should get you caught up every Sunday on the week that was. The format is still being ironed out, so let us know your suggestions in...

Talking Point: What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Forty Seven

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Forty Seven

We're taking notes from Rayman and crew

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...

Interview: Gateway Interactive Discusses Spectra: 8Bit Racing for Xbox One

Gateway Interactive Discusses Spectra: 8Bit Racing for Xbox One

Retrostyling its way to a console near you

It would be hard to argue that one of the most visually memorable titles shown during E3 2014 was Spectra: 8Bit Racing from Gateway Interactive. A procedurally-generated and very much retro-styled arcade racer where the aim of the game is to avoid hazards which pop up - often depending on the speed and...

Talking Point: What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Forty Six

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Forty Six

Kicking back with Axelay, IDARB, Hand of Fate and more.

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...

Feature: These Are the Xbox 360 Games We Want to See Remastered for Xbox One

These Are the Xbox 360 Games We Want to See Remastered for Xbox One

Providing old favorites with a minor facelift

Whether you like them or hate them, it seems that remasters, definitive editions, and last-gen ports will continue travelling over to the Xbox One for some time to come. We'll admit that we're not entirely fond of the idea if it means that potential sequels get the shaft, but we do welcome the remaster...

Talking Point: What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - GameBlast Edition

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - GameBlast Edition

This weekend we get charitable, and you should join us!

It's time for a super special edition of WGAYPTW. That's right, since our staff is taking part in GameBlast 15 this weekend, we decided we'd focus on what games we'll be playing during our livestream sessions. Honestly, the words below are pretty much business as usual, but hey, there's a...

Talking Point: What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Forty Five

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Forty Five

We fill our hearts with Zelda, Battlefield, and XCOM.

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...

Talking Point: What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Forty Four

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Forty Four

Three amigos set their sights on some familiar targets

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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...

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...

Pure Retro: Pro Evolution Soccer 5 - The Master of The Leagues

Pro Evolution Soccer 5 - The Master of The Leagues

Better than the rest

Back in the day (I promise not to use that too much in our retro articles, but just let me have this one) things were very, very different to how they are now when it came to console football. Now, we have the yearly battle between EA's FIFA and Konami's Pro Evolution Soccer franchises and that's pretty much your lot. Any new...

Talking Point: What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Forty Two

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Forty Two

When there's a drought, bring the retro games out

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...

Pure Retro: Did You Know That James Bond 007: Nightfire Had a Thrilling Multiplayer Mode?

Did You Know That James Bond 007: Nightfire Had a Thrilling Multiplayer Mode?

License to Kill

When the Xbox 360 was the latest and greatest console on the market, that meant the original Xbox was only last-gen, which didn’t make it all that old. But now that the Xbox One has ushered in a new generation, it finally makes sense to slap the retro label on those classic Xbox games. That’s where Pure Retro comes in. From here...

Talking Point: What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Forty One

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Forty One

There's snow way we'd forget about WGAYPTW in 2015!

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...