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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...

News: New Witcher 3 TV Spot Appears

New Witcher 3 TV Spot Appears

Just Geralt doing what he does...

The new TV spot for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has surfaced and looks pretty tasty, if you like giant Gryphons and damsels in distress! Luckily, here at Pure Xbox, we do. Personally, we may have been a little more careful with an Igni sign in a cornfield, but that's why we write about games rather than ply a trade as...

News: Wolfenstein: The Old Blood Available For Preload Now on Xbox One

Wolfenstein: The Old Blood Available For Preload Now on Xbox One

Buy now, play in May!

A listing on the Xbox Store will allow the preload of Wolfenstein:The Old Blood from today. It's a 37(!)Gb download, and will cost £14.99 in the UK. It's set to launch on May 5th. As the listing puts it: Wolfenstein: The Old Blood is a standalone prequel to the critically acclaimed first-person action-adventure shooter,...

News: Call of Duty: Black Ops III Information Leaks Early, Details Release Date and Beta

Call of Duty: Black Ops III Information Leaks Early, Details Release Date and Beta

Not so stealthy

A promotional game inlay for Activision's upcoming Call of Duty: Black Ops III has been photographed and leaked, and it appears to detail a fair bit of information about the publisher's launch plans. The inlay, which looks like it's supposed to be used in place of the actual inlay in-store, in order to drive preorders, details that...

News: Bungie Spills More Details on Destiny's House of Wolves

Bungie Spills More Details on Destiny's House of Wolves

More information comes howling in

This week, Destiny Creative Director Christopher Barrett, Community Ambassador Deej and guest player Gothalion, took to Twitch to broadcast the first of a series of weekly casts to show off the game's forthcoming DLC - House of Wolves - and the new social space The Reef. Also featured were new vendors, weapons,...

Out Today: Happy Wars (Xbox One)

Happy Wars (Xbox One)

Because I'm happy

Following an accidental early release two weeks ago, Happy Wars has finally landed on Xbox One for real this time. If you've been battling online already on Xbox 360, you can transfer your save and progress right to the new Xbox One version. Happy Wars also supports local 4-player split screen action which is something of a rarity...

Accessory Review: My Passport X Portable Hard Drive for Xbox One

My Passport X Portable Hard Drive for Xbox One

Increasing the Storage Capacity

There are a lot of great games available on the Xbox One, and the always-increasing size of each game means less room available on the console's hard drive for storing them. Because of that, gamers end up deleting many games. They also end up downloading the same games they previously deleted. You get the point...

News: Neverwinter Double XP Weekend Is Upon Us

Neverwinter Double XP Weekend Is Upon Us

Doublin' up

Arc Games have announced that they'll be holding a special "Double XP" event this weekend for all players of their free-to-play title Neverwinter, on Xbox One, to celebrate the fact that the game has been available for a month. Players will receive double XP for killing creatures in game, completing profession tasks that award XP,...

News: Marvel and Telltale Games Announce That They're Teaming Up for a Console Game

Marvel and Telltale Games Announce That They're Teaming Up for a Console Game

Coming in 2017

You've all heard of Marvel, right? They produce comic books and occasionally dabble in summer blockbuster films. What about Telltale Games, the developer behind The Walking Dead, The Wolf Among Us, Tales from the Borderlands and other adventure games? Surely you're familiar with their work in some capacity? Well, if the detailed...

News: Resident Evil Revelations 2 on Xbox One Finally Gets Online Play, New Costumes Added

Resident Evil Revelations 2 on Xbox One Finally Gets Online Play, New Costumes Added

Don't have nightmares

Capcom have announced that a title update is now available for Resident Evil Revelations 2 on Xbox One, which allows users to play online. The update is currently live, so it'll be picked up next time you load the game up. To apologise for the delay, Capcom have credited players who are registered with residentevil.net with...

News: Rory McIlroy PGA Tour Drops a Shot, Gets Pushed Back to July

Rory McIlroy PGA Tour Drops a Shot, Gets Pushed Back to July

Play it where it lies

EA's recently announced Rory McIlroy PGA Tour has been pushed back to July, it has been confirmed Originally scheduled for June, the game has been shifted to launch on July 14th in the US and July 17th in the UK, to coincide with The Open Championship, which will take place at St. Andrews between July 16th and 19th. A new...

Accessory Review: Mortal Kombat X Fight Pad for Xbox One and Xbox 360

Mortal Kombat X Fight Pad for Xbox One and Xbox 360

Losing kontrol

With the release of a major fighting game comes the inevitable licensed controller. While we usually end up with an arcade stick of some sort, accessory maker PDP has come up with a more affordable option to accompany the launch of the year's biggest fighting game, Mortal Kombat X. This Sega Genesis-like wired Fight Pad is Xbox One...

News: Codemasters Confirms Overlord: Fellowship of Evil for Xbox One

Codemasters Confirms Overlord: Fellowship of Evil for Xbox One

Demonic

Codemasters have confirmed that they're working on a new game in the Overlord franchise, for Xbox One. Overlord: Fellowship of Evil will be released this year after a six year break for the franchise, with the game's story being penned by the original game's scriptwriter, Rhianna Pratchett. With the last of the Overlords now dead, players...

News: Assassin's Creed Creator Announces Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey

Assassin's Creed Creator Announces Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey

Assassins to Ancestors

Assassin's Creed creator Patrice Désilets has officially announced Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey, the first game he will be working on since his departure from Ubisoft in 2013. Revealed at Reboot Develop 2015 Conference in Dubrovnik, Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey will be developed by Désilets' new studio, Panache...

News: Closed Beta for The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited Starts Today

Closed Beta  for The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited Starts Today

Respect my scrolls!

The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited publisher Bethesda Softworks has started sending out invitations to join the first Xbox One closed beta of its openworld MMO based on the popular Elder Scrolls franchise. A portion of players who signed up on the official Bethesda website will have a 96-hour window to try out the game...