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

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

Beware: Dinosawrs inbound!

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...

Feature: From Worst to First, We Rank the Batman: Arkham Games

From Worst to First, We Rank the Batman: Arkham Games

Will you be friend or foe after reading our list?

A lot of people like to argue about which Arkham game is the best Arkham game. On one side of the fence are the fans who adore Arkham Asylum, the Metroidvania-esque debut that put developer Rocksteady Studios on the map, while the other side consists of folks with a special love for Arkham City, the...

Interview: We Talk About the Rise of Tiamat Expansion With Neverwinter Developer Cryptic Studios

We Talk About the Rise of Tiamat Expansion With Neverwinter Developer Cryptic Studios

All the info and more

The hit free-to-play MMO Neverwinter is set to receive a grand update in the form of the Rise of Tiamat expansion on Xbox One soon. So, we thought we'd sit down with developers Cryptic to see if we couldn't find out a little bit more about what players can expect to see in the expansion. Rob Overmeyer, Executive Producer at...

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

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

Crime-fighting goes into overtime

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...

pX Draws: We Celebrate the Release of Arkham Knight by Drawing the Batman

We Celebrate the Release of Arkham Knight by Drawing the Batman

Bob Kane would be proud

Instead of obsessively counting the days, hours, minutes, and seconds leading up to the release of Batman: Arkham Knight, we thought it would be smart to participate in a constructive activity that would keep us distracted from the agonizing wait. We considered masked vigilantism, but when we realized that delivering a few...

Weekly Wrap: Absolute Monster E3 2015 Edition

Absolute Monster E3 2015 Edition

Grab a cup of coffee. You'll need it.

Given the situation, we're going to take a slight diversion from the usual format of the Weekly Wrap. Rather than describing each item, we'll just count it all down so that you can quickly go through it all. New Game Announcements: Click a game title to go to the story/trailer/screenshots/whatever we have for...

News: Round-Up: What Did Microsoft Show During Its E3 2015 Press Conference?

Round-Up: What Did Microsoft Show During Its E3 2015 Press Conference?

For the players who want to play now

The opening shots of E3 2015 have been fired, and day one is over. There are more announcements to come through the week, but Microsoft put in a very decent showing, catering to every corner of the Xboxsphere and dropping some pretty large announcements as part of their show. From Xbox 360 backward compatibility...

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

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Sixty

WGAYPTW achieves senior citizen status

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...

Talking Point: How Can Microsoft Ensure Its E3 Media Briefing Is a Success?

How Can Microsoft Ensure Its E3 Media Briefing Is a Success?

pX gon' give E3 strategies to ya

Ever since Phil Spencer took over as head of the Xbox division, we get the sense that Microsoft has been doing everything it possibly can to turn the Xbox One into the best console it can be. The good news is, the breadth of these efforts are starting to pay off: In April, the Xbox One outsold the PlayStation 4 in...

Weekly Wrap: Dark Magician Edition

Dark Magician Edition

The Heart of the Cards

The Weekly Wrap 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. News of the Week: Xbox timed exclusive Rise of the Tomb Raider received a new trailer. Promising...

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

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

Reporting for video game duty

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...

Weekly Wrap: Paradox Edition

Paradox Edition

Open the box!

The Weekly Wrap 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. News of the Week: Evolve has received a new Arena Mode. The new Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare DLC has Bruce...

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

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

Running with the wolves

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...

News: Destiny: House of Wolves Expansion Impressions

Destiny: House of Wolves Expansion Impressions

Teamwork Galore!

It's been 5 months since Destiny saw the release of its last expansion. The dust from The Dark Below settled long ago and guardians find themselves in the same weekly routine. We jump on every Tuesday, take on the latest Nightfall and weekly Heroic Strikes, proceed to work our way through the Vault of Glass and Crota's End raid for...

Weekly Wrap: Legit Boss Edition

Legit Boss Edition

Not Ratchet

The Weekly Wrap 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. News of the Week: The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited will be quite the hefty download. You might want to...

Interview: Not Just a Port, Clusterpuck 99 Is Changing The Game on Xbox One

Not Just a Port, Clusterpuck 99 Is Changing The Game on Xbox One

Multiplayer action a-go-go

Clusterpuck 99 is on track for an Xbox One release soon, featuring local multiplayer action that could well push it towards being one of the surprise hits of 2015. With the game already available for PC via Steam, we were expecting more or less a straight port. That isn't the case however, as the team at PHL Collective got...

News: Weekly Wrap: Olé Edition

Weekly Wrap: Olé Edition

Don't mess with the bull

The Weekly Wrap 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. News of the Week: LEGO Dimensions will feature toy sets from properties ranging from the hit TV show...

Screenshot Saturday: Issue 4

Issue 4

Forests, Mines, and Flappy Goats! Oh, and there's a cat involved.

Welcome to the fourth edition of Screenshot Saturday, a bi-weekly feature in which Pure Xbox staff shares their favourite screenshots from the past two weeks. The Xbox One has the new feature to take a screenshot, so why not take full advantage of it! Every time we play a game, a...

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

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

Having a shell of a time

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...

On This Day: Can You Believe It Was 12 Years Ago Today That Enter the Matrix Hacked into Xbox?

Can You Believe It Was 12 Years Ago Today That Enter the Matrix Hacked into Xbox?

Whoa.

Back in 2003, May 14th to be exact, Enter the Matrix released for the original Xbox just in time for the theatrical debut of the second movie in the franchise, The Matrix Reloaded. With a whole bunch of hype surrounding the collaboration between the Wachowski's – creators of The Matrix – and the developer, Shiny Entertainment, Enter the...