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Review: Sunset Overdrive (Xbox One)

Sunset Overdrive (Xbox One)

Chaos never tasted so good

Insomniac Games has been responsible for creating great exclusive software for the PlayStation brand over the years. With franchises like Spyro the Dragon, Ratchet & Clank and Resistance earning both critical praise and impressive sales numbers, it’s easy to see why Sony has held the developer so close to the chest...

Talking Point: Is Xbox One the Best Value this Holiday Season?

Is Xbox One the Best Value this Holiday Season?

Dropped in?

With Microsoft announcing a further $50 “temporary” price cut to the Xbox One in the US this morning, a lot of people are starting to question whether or not the system has moved into the lead position in terms of being the most attractive offering for holiday buyers. For sure, shaving $50 off the price of everything (including...

News: How to Survive, Costume Quest 2 Now Available Right Before Halloween

How to Survive, Costume Quest 2 Now Available Right Before Halloween

Gamer beware, you're in for a scare

Both Costume Quest 2 and How to Survive: Storm Warning Edition have quietly appeared on their appropriate stores today, just two days before Halloween. Costume Quest 2 can be grabbed for $14.99 on Xbox One and Xbox 360, while the updated How to Survive is priced at $19.99. Costume Quest 2 is of course the sequel...

News: Dying Light Cancelled on Xbox 360, Still Heading to Xbox One

Dying Light Cancelled on Xbox 360, Still Heading to Xbox One

Stepping up

Dying Light developers Techland have confirmed that the Xbox 360 version of the game has been cancelled today. Originally set to be a cross-generational release, the game will now only target PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC platforms. The developer issued a lengthy statement confirming the decision, which you can check out below:-...

News: Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams to Get Xbox One Director's Cut

Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams to Get Xbox One Director's Cut

Jumping in

It appears that the Xbox 360 platform adventure Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams will be released on Xbox One sooner rather than later, according to the German game rating authority, USK. They've recently listed Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams Director's Cut as passing with a USK 6 rating for Xbox One, meaning that we could see the game as...

News: 8 Bit Confirms Skara: The Blade Remains Coming to Xbox One as F2P

8 Bit Confirms Skara: The Blade Remains Coming to Xbox One as F2P

Hacking and slashing for free

Indie developer 8 Bit has confirmed that their hack and slash title Skara: The Blade Remains will release on Xbox One as a free-to-play title in 2015. The studio, which is based in Barcelona and London, have released an Early Access version of the game for PC via Steam today and in doing so, also confirmed the console...

News: Greenberg: Xbox One Has A "Bright Future"

Greenberg: Xbox One Has A "Bright Future"

That $50 price cut will help...

Following on from Microsoft's announcement that they'll be slashing the Xbox One's hardware price by $50 for the holiday season in the US, Microsoft executive Aaron Greenberg seems to be a bit chipper about the system's future. Responding to a Tweet from a fan, Greenberg says that "We have the best games, exclusives...

News: Microsoft Slashes Xbox One Price in US for Holiday Season

Microsoft Slashes Xbox One Price in US for Holiday Season

Deal or no deal.

Microsoft has confirmed that it's slashing the price of the Xbox One console in the US from November 2nd, with the new price being effective through until January 3rd, 2015. The drop is a walloping $50, meaning that a Kinect-free system will set you back $350, with a Kinect-bundled system costing $450. The price cut also applies to...

Review: Defense Grid 2 (Xbox One)

Defense Grid 2 (Xbox One)

Build 'em up...knock 'em down.

It's been a few years since Defense Grid: The Awakening was released on the Xbox 360, garnering a wealth of positive reviews and offering an interesting and challenging strategy gaming experience. Five years on, Defense Grid 2 is available to download on Xbox One for $24.99/£19.99. That's a pretty steep price for a...

News: Get Some Early Treats (Or Tricks) In PvZ: Garden Warfare This Week

Get Some Early Treats (Or Tricks) In PvZ: Garden Warfare This Week

Spooky packs of ghoulishly great cards

Up until the 31st of October, players of Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare can snag themselves a free pack of special Halloween themed cards each day in the form of Trick or Treat packs. Simply log in each day and collect your pack. So far, we've seen Vampire Zombie, Franken-Shroom and Coffin Zombies come...

News: Eastasiasoft Confirms Lost Sea for Xbox One Release in 2015

Eastasiasoft Confirms Lost Sea for Xbox One Release in 2015

Paradise found

Hong Kong-based developer and publisher Eastasiasoft has confirmed that they'll be bringing their new strategy game Lost Sea to Xbox One in 2015. Pitched as a "B-movie strategy-action game set inside a procedurally generated Bermuda Triangle", the game will be released some point next year. The game's designer, Aidan Price, said...

News: HaloFest 2014 Details Confirmed

HaloFest 2014 Details Confirmed

"A Celebration Fit for a Spartan"

Spartans, this is a call to action! HaloFest is back! Running between the 8th and 11th of November, the event will see a whole bunch of Halo-related activity going on, so let’s have a peek at what's in store. As the 11th quickly approaches and we all salivate, details regarding everything Halo are like Halloween...

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

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

What time it is? WGAYPTW 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...