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News: Xbox One Launches in Japan on September 4th

Xbox One Launches in Japan on September 4th

About time.

Finally, the Xbox One will officially be made available to gamers in Japan. Famitsu are reporting that the console will go on sale in the country on September 4th, but no price has been announced as yet. Also released was a list of Japanese developers and publishers that are working on titles for the Xbox One. Some we knew about...

Out This Week: April 22nd (North America)

April 22nd (North America)

A lonely week

So you're browsing your local retailer's Xbox One and Xbox 360 section and have no idea what new games were released this week. No one seems willing to help and you feel alone and scared. Surely, there must be a way — an easy way — to get the info on the latest releases. Rest your worried head young Spartan, because at pX we got...

News: At Last, You'll Be Playing Dragon Age: Inquisition This October

At Last, You'll Be Playing Dragon Age: Inquisition This October

Sharpen those blades

Raise those goblets and take a swig because Dragon Age: Inquisition, BioWare's next — but not final — entry in the popular medieval fantasy role-playing series was given a confirmed release date yesterday. Players can expect to dive into the dragon-filled world of Thedus on October 7th in North America and October 10th in...

News: Shining Empire Funded for Xbox One, Xbox 360

Shining Empire Funded for Xbox One, Xbox 360

16-bit-style RPG hits target

In yet more Kickstarter news, the 16-bit-style RPG Shining Empire has hit its modest funding target, which puts it one step closer to an Xbox One and Xbox 360 release. Developer Arcade County LLC was only looking for $1,400 but at the time of writing, has reached almost twice that. There are still stretch goals to hit,...

News: SOURCE Kickstarter Goes Live

SOURCE Kickstarter Goes Live

Trying to "source" funding.

The Kickstarter campaign for SOURCE, the action adventure that wowed booth visitors at PAX East recently, has gone live. Fenix Fire are looking to raise $50,000 to get the game to market, with backers pitching in $15 or more getting a digital copy of the game for Xbox One, PS4, or PC. SOURCE is built on the Unity3D game...

News: Codemasters Announces GRID Autosport for Xbox 360

Codemasters Announces GRID Autosport for Xbox 360

Racer skips next-gen

Codemasters have announced a new title in their popular - and excellent - GRID series of racing games. Launching in June 2014 for Xbox 360, GRID Autosport is the name of the new product, and is being touted as a real descendant of the well-regarded TOCA Touring Cars franchise from the days of the PSOne. Codemasters claim that...

News: Titanfall Fights Off FIFA, Trials in UK Chart

Titanfall Fights Off FIFA, Trials in UK Chart

Titan is ready.

Titanfall has held firm at the top of the UK All Formats chart this week, despite seeing a week-on-week decrease in sales of some 28%. The game held off a couple of strong challenges, most notably from 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, which debuts at #2. The 6th licensed World Cup title from EA will undoubtedly hit the top spot during...

Review: 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (Xbox 360)

2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil (Xbox 360)

Back of the pocket.

When EA announced that they wouldn’t be releasing their quadrennial World Cup version of their FIFA series as DLC – which is something they trialled with the Euro 2012 add-on for FIFA 12 – the gaming world sighed. It was an indication that we were going back to the bad old days of paying out the full retail price for the...

Review: Trials Fusion (Xbox One)

Trials Fusion (Xbox One)

Man. Machine. The future?

We know that topping Trials Evolution would be no easy feat. As the second game in the Trials series, Evolution hit Xbox Live Arcade back in April of 2012 and was in such high demand that it shattered digital sales records right out of the gate. Not only did this sequel to Trials HD feature tighter gameplay and more varied...

News: Don't Forget to Grab Deadlight for Free Starting Today

Don't Forget to Grab Deadlight for Free Starting Today

Ready. Aim. Download!

The next game added to the Games With Gold library is Deadlight, the action-platforming zombie adventure from developer Tequila Works. Deadlight was released in the summer of 2012 where it earned positive praise for its graphics, clever puzzles, and dark atmosphere. You play as Randall Wayne, a former park ranger looking for...

News: Deals With Gold and Spring Sale Details Have Arrived

Deals With Gold and Spring Sale Details Have Arrived

Bat-tastic!

Xbox 360 owners are being a bit spoiled this week, there's no doubt about that. Not only are we getting a solid lineup of discounts on some of the best Batman games of all time, but thanks to an Xbox 360 Spring Sale, others like Prototype 2, Lego Marvel Super Heroes, and Borderlands 2 have been marked down substantially. Ready your...

Feature: Top 11 - Machines in Video Games

Top 11 - Machines in Video Games

Who is the ultimate mean machine?

Whether it's simple robots, controllable mechs or half-human cyborgs, machines have been one of the most popular go-to source for video games over the last 50 years. They make the perfect cannon fodder enemy, a great tool for destruction and of course, a fantastic outlet to answer philosophical questions. So in the...

Out This Week: April 15th (North America)

April 15th (North America)

Trials Fusion, 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

So you're browsing your local retailer's Xbox One and Xbox 360 section and have no idea what new games were released this week. No one seems willing to help and you feel alone and scared. Surely, there must be a way — an easy way — to get the info on the latest releases. Rest your worried head young...

News: Capcom's Dustforce Hits XBLA on April 25th

Capcom's Dustforce Hits XBLA on April 25th

Clean sweep

Capcom has announced that they'll be releasing QLOC's Dustforce on Xbox Live Arcade for Xbox 360 on April 25th. The game sees players taking over as an acrobatic janitor as they try to sweep their way through a world polluted with dust and filth. Wall jumps and double jumps aplenty are the story of the day in this platformer, which was...

News: April Xbox One Update Goes Live

April Xbox One Update Goes Live

Friend Notifications and more

April's Xbox One system update has gone live and has started rolling out to Xbox One owners over the past few hours. The update features firmware updates for controllers and the stereo headset adapter, as well as a handful of nice additions. First up, the Blu-ray player will now output video content recorded at 50 Hz...

News: Review Round-Up: Titanfall (Xbox 360)

Review Round-Up: Titanfall (Xbox 360)

If a Titan falls on the Xbox 360, does it make a sound?

When a hulking metal robot descends from the heavens with a palpable degree of urgency, you better believe it crashes into the terra firma with a tectonic-plate-shifting thud. However, when Titanfall dropped onto the Xbox 360 last Tuesday, the internet was nearly silent. There were no reviews...

News: Trials Fusion Receives Day-One Patch

Trials Fusion Receives Day-One Patch

Increases resolution to 900p

It shouldn't be too much of a surprise but Ubisoft's addictive stunt racer, Trials Fusion, has us itching to get back on the dirt road. If you've been anxiously waiting like us for April 16th to arrive, you should know that a day-one patch will inevitably welcome you upon the initial startup. Ubisoft was kind enough to...

News: Titanfall Back To Top Spot in UK Games Chart

Titanfall Back To Top Spot in UK Games Chart

Kinect Sports Rivals misses the top ten

Titanfall was the best selling game in the UK this past week, after the release of the Xbox 360 version spiked a 220% boost in sales to push it up to the top of the pile. LEGO: The Hobbit was unable to reach the peak, debuting in the #2 position, just five places ahead of March's LEGO game of the month, The...