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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...

Round Up: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Reviews Suggest CD Projekt Red Has an RPG Masterpiece on Its Hands

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Reviews Suggest CD Projekt Red Has an RPG Masterpiece on Its Hands

Are you ready?!

Exactly one week from today, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will be available on store shelves and in digital marketplaces. The wait has been relatively lengthy for fans of this epic franchise, but it looks like it was entirely worth it, as the game is currently collecting incredible review scores. To make sure you're good and hyped, as...

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

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

Racing through more games than ever

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...

Round Up: Wolfenstein: The Old Blood Has Dripped onto Xbox One, and It's Reviewing Well

Wolfenstein: The Old Blood Has Dripped onto Xbox One, and It's Reviewing Well

Old but not antiquated

For whatever reason, Bethesda didn't send out review codes for Wolfenstein: The Old Blood before the game's release. More relevant to this article's existence is that we weren't sent a copy at all. So, since it seems unlikely that we'll have an official review up on the site, we've decided we'd at least provide you with an...

Screenshot Sunday: Issue 3

Issue 3

High scores, barbecues, and animal antics

Welcome to the third issue of Screenshot Sunday, 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 story is told and we want to...

Weekly Wrap: Ukulele Edition

Ukulele Edition

An instrumental week?

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. News of the Week: Xbox 360 owners will be glad to find out that the system got a...

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

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

Leaving weekdays in the rear-view

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...

On This Day: It's Been 13 Years Since the Burnout Series Crashed onto Xbox Consoles

It's Been 13 Years Since the Burnout Series Crashed onto Xbox Consoles

The start of something great

For this installment of On This Day, we're looking back on the original Burnout, which squealed onto the Xbox on April 30th, 2002 in North America. If you weren't already aware, Acclaim Entertainment was responsible for publishing the first two games in this series, before Electronic Arts took over. Criterion Games,...

Weekly Wrap: Mathematical Edition

Mathematical Edition

Whoa! Algebraic!

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. News of the Week: Call of Duty: Black Ops III details are slowly being leaked. Additional...

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

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

Just coastin' along

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 gaming...

Interview: We Sat Down With MADE to Talk Slice Zombies for Kinect on Xbox One

We Sat Down With MADE to Talk Slice Zombies for Kinect on Xbox One

Slice or Die

One quick glance at Slice Zombies for Kinect and you might mistake it for another Kinect-only game about slicing fruit. Take another good, hard look however, and you'll eventually see a game that takes the usual slice-and-dice gameplay to a whole other level by adding a ton -- and we mean, a TON -- of chaos on screen. It's also one of...

Weekly Wrap: FMV Edition

FMV Edition

We're going live!

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 the comments below!...

Screenshot Sunday: Issue 2

Issue 2

Spending time in fantasy land

Welcome to the second issue of Screenshot Sunday, 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 story is told and we want to share with you...

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

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

Get over here... and tell us what you're playing this weekend!

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...

On This Day: Eleven Years Ago the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles First Appeared on Xbox

Eleven Years Ago the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles First Appeared on Xbox

Guess you could say they entered Dimension X

It was eleven years ago today that the world's most famous turtles made their debut on Microsoft's first video game console. Well, actually, the game – cleverly titled Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – released in North America in 2003, but it didn't release in Europe until 16th April, 2004. For the sake...

Feature: Remembering When Mortal Kombat First Wrapped Its Hands Around My Beating Heart

Remembering When Mortal Kombat First Wrapped Its Hands Around My Beating Heart

Dave Letcavage time travels back to the 1990s

Mortal Kombat is one of the most recognizable and prolific franchises in video game history. With over 20 games – including major entries and spin-offs – released over the past 23 years, there's a good chance that even the most casual gamers have had at least one encounter with this blood-soaked...