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Talking Point: Has Games With Gold Turned You Onto a Game or Genre You Wouldn't Have Played Otherwise?

Has Games With Gold Turned You Onto a Game or Genre You Wouldn't Have Played Otherwise?

Weighing in on the power of free games

Ever since Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition was added to Games With Gold on Xbox One a few weeks ago, we’ve been entertained by the countless number of praise-filled comments left throughout the internet by gamers enamored with their free download. Considering we awarded the game a 9 when we...

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

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Twenty

Team pX is on a date with Destiny

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

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Nineteen

Keepin' it casual

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

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Eighteen

WGAYPTW becomes an adult

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: Xbox One July System Update Now Available

Xbox One July System Update Now Available

Snappy!

Microsoft has begun rolling out the latest software upgrade for Xbox One and should be available for everyone today. As we outlined last month, the new update will allow players to immediately snap various apps simply by double-tapping the Xbox Home button on the controller. With this new feature comes a new app called Achievement Snap...

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

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Seventeen

Juan to know what we're up to?

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Feature: Game Of The Mid-Year 2014

Game Of The Mid-Year 2014

Who doesn't enjoy reading a good list or five?

And that’s that… We’re now officially halfway through 2014, and the second half of the year is underway — time sure does fly, doesn’t it? While the past six months might not have been bursting at the seams with truly great blockbuster games, there has been more than enough quality...

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

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Sixteen

Indulging in a bit of indoor summertainment

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

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Fifteen

Spikes, Knights, Stryders, & Tykes

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News: E3 2014 Across The Platforms: A Multi-format View of E3

E3 2014 Across The Platforms: A Multi-format View of E3

Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft in review

As you may or may not know, Pure Xbox does not stand alone. In fact, it stands as a part of Nlife Ltd., alongside the industry-renowned and bigger-than-a-big-thing Nintendo Life and the equally impressive and always on-the-ball Sony-centric site, Push Square. With the editors of all three sites just an...

Talking Point: If You Could Steal One E3 Title From Another Format, It Would Be...

If You Could Steal One E3 Title From Another Format, It Would Be...

The team weighs in with their E3 picks

Being avid lovers of videogames on ALL formats, we've been keeping our eyes on all of the various conferences, checking in with our brothers and sisters at Nintendo Life and Push Square for their live coverage and excellent news reporting, and pretty much just drinking in everything E3 has to offer. We cheered...

E3 2014: What Team pX Wants To See At E3

What Team pX Wants To See At E3

One-liner.

E3 is coming up next week, and with the hype train in full flow, we thought we'd take a second to indulge ourselves a little bit and sit down and think about what we truly, truly want to see at E3. Rather than the long, rambling pieces that every other website is putting together, we decided to keep it simple. Everybody was asked to sum...

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

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Fourteen

Tying up loose ends before E3

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Guide: Moving Games and Content to Your Xbox One External Drive

Moving Games and Content to Your Xbox One External Drive

Logical progression.

So, you've set up your external drive on your Xbox One, and you want to take the logical step of making a little breathing room on your internal drive, by moving some stuff to your shiny new storage. Fortunately, it's as easy as 1, 2, 3...well...1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, anyway. 1) Head into the "Games & Apps" area of the Xbox...

Guide: Setting Up External Storage on Xbox One

Setting Up External Storage on Xbox One

Step by step.

The Xbox One June System Update is now live, and it gives you the ability to add external storage to your Xbox One console. All you need is a USB3.0 compatible external drive which is 256GB in size or larger, and you're away. But, how do you set it all up? Well, let us show you via the medium of dance. Or just with some screenshots...

News: Review Round-Up: We Detect Average Scores For Murdered: Soul Suspect

Review Round-Up: We Detect Average Scores For Murdered: Soul Suspect

Are you scared yet?

We can't say that we're are surprised, but that doesn't mean we aren't disappointed. Since late last night, reviews for Murdered: Soul Suspect — developed by Airtight Games and published by Square Enix — have been steadily flooding the net, and it seems that critics aren't all that impressed. With our review being a little...

Poll: Do You Think Developers Should Make a Choice and Stop Focusing on Cross-Generational Games?

Do You Think Developers Should Make a Choice and Stop Focusing on Cross-Generational Games?

New game announcements reignite discussions

With today’s Mortal Kombat X and Forza Horizon 2 announcements, comes a staggering number of folks complaining about the fact that the games are releasing for both last-gen and current-gen consoles. Coming to Xbox 360 and Xbox One, the concern is that graphical and performance capabilities are...

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

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Thirteen

Plenty of kartin' and hackin' to accompany our sofa slackin'!

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

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? -- Issue Twelve

Games. Other games. More games.

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

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Eleven

Fairy tales, time travel, and FORE!

For those of you new to the site, WGAYPTW 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 tastes may align with yours. But this...

Guide: Setting Up US Netflix on Your UK Xbox One

Setting Up US Netflix on Your UK Xbox One

A whole new world.

With Microsoft confirming that Netflix will be usable by non-Xbox Live Gold members on the Xbox One soon, we thought we'd give you a couple of quick tips on how to open up a a whole new world of content on the popular streaming service. How? Well, with a subscription to a service that makes Netflix believe that you're in the US,...