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Review: ScreamRide (Xbox One)

ScreamRide (Xbox One)

Scream if you wanna go faster...

Every so often – with increasing rarity – a game comes along that provides genuine doses of innovation on a wide scale. It may be entirely original. It may build and improve upon notes taken from another title, or even from more than one. But with more and more copycat products just rehashing the same old...

Review: Pinball FX2 - Iron & Steel Pack (Xbox One)

Pinball FX2 - Iron & Steel Pack (Xbox One)

Catapults and six-shooters aplenty

It feels like ages since Zen Studios created pinball tables that weren't based on comic books or cartoons. Actually, it's been three years. In that three years time, we've watched this talented studio craft fantasy pinball experiences that excel beyond anything we could ever expect to find standing on four legs in...

Review: Resident Evil: Revelations 2 - Episode 1: Penal Colony (Xbox One)

Resident Evil: Revelations 2 - Episode 1: Penal Colony (Xbox One)

Prison break

The debut episode of Resident Evil: Revelations 2 won’t have you convinced the horror series is back on track, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still have fun with it. Sure, it isn’t the prettiest game out there, and the voice acting — after all these years — can still be grating; but Revelations 2 succeeds in creating the...

News: Unreal Engine 4 Goes Free As In Delayed Revenue Sharing

Unreal Engine 4 Goes Free As In Delayed Revenue Sharing

The devil's in the details

One of the big talking points being discussed around this year's Game Developers Conference - which is ongoing - is the announcement that Epic have removed the $19 per month subscription fee for Unreal Engine 4, which was introduced back in early 2014. In a blog post entitled "If You Love Something, Set It Free" the...

News: Anarcute Heading to Xbox One

Anarcute Heading to Xbox One

Under the radar...with cuteness

French independent developer Anarteam is bringing their Microsoft Imagine Cup France gold medal-winning title Anarcute to Xbox One this summer, it has been confirmed. Being pitched as "the world's cutest riot simulator", the game is being developed for a Summer 2015 release. Initially created as part of a school...

News: Get Four New DLC Packs With Battlefield Hardline Premium

Get Four New DLC Packs With Battlefield Hardline Premium

$$$

With Battlefield: Hardline crashing into stores on March 17th, EA has announced Battlefield: Hardline Premium, a $50 exclusive membership program that will deliver four DLC packs, new "super" features, and a ton of perks and bonuses. The four digital expansions packs will release throughout 2015 and into 2016 and will feature a continuous story...

News: Stealth Inc 2 Confirmed for Xbox One

Stealth Inc 2 Confirmed for Xbox One

New week. New game.

Curve Digital have confirmed that their upcoming title Stealth Inc. 2: A Game of Clones will launch on Xbox One in April. The first title in the series was released on PC as Stealth Bastard, but was renamed to Stealth Inc: A Clone in the Dark for its release on PlayStation platforms. It was thought that due to Microsoft's parity...

Weekly Wrap: MKX, Reddit Support, and 8 New Xbox One Games

MKX, Reddit Support, and 8 New Xbox One Games

Because the news cycle can be 2 Fast 2 Furious at times

Welcome to the Weekly Wrap-Up, which is our attempt at making it a little easier for you to keep up with Pure Xbox. We know its 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...

News: Sea Of Solitude Set to Search For A Cure On Xbox One

Sea Of Solitude Set to Search For A Cure On Xbox One

German independent developer Jo-Mei Games has released information on a new game that they currently have in the prototyping stages, by the name of Sea of Solitude. The company intends to release the game on Xbox One, and received a new funding package from Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg in July in order to get the prototype off the ground. The...

News: ScreamRide Preview Stream Coming Up Tonight

ScreamRide Preview Stream Coming Up Tonight

StreamRide

Hold on to your seats! Pure Xbox will present a live preview stream from Microsoft's upcoming Xbox One coaster-'em-up, ScreamRide tonight. We'll be showing off content from the first three areas of the game - Populous Labs, Falls Research, and Beldurrean Laku - in all three game modes. We'll take on some coaster riding skills in...

News: Here's the Mortal Kombat X Story Trailer You've Been Waiting For

Here's the Mortal Kombat X Story Trailer You've Been Waiting For

New characters unveiled within

Remember the story mode in 2011's Mortal Kombat? Do you recall how bloody delightful it was to have a fighting game — especially one that has the kind of deep history that the Mortal Kombat series has — incorporate a narrative delivery that was on par with most AAA releases? Well, today NetherRealm Studios shared a...

News: Xbox Support to Launch on Reddit in March

Xbox Support to Launch on Reddit in March

Ok, then.

Microsoft has confirmed that as well as being able to get hardware, software, and services support from the official Xbox Support channels on Twitter and via Xbox.com, a new method will be available from March. Indeed, Xbox Support will be launching a dedicated service on Reddit. Users will be able to post questions to the user...

News: Fruit Ninja Kinect 2 Dated and Priced

Fruit Ninja Kinect 2 Dated and Priced

Slice it up in March

Halfbrick have confirmed that the sequel to (arguably) the original Kinect sensor's best game, Fruit Ninja Kinect, has a fixed Xbox One release date at long last. Fruit Ninja Kinect 2 will launch worldwide on March 18th for $15, will include five new game modes, multiplayer competition for up to four players, new unlockables,...

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

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

Kicking back with Axelay, IDARB, Hand of Fate and more.

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...

Review: Pneuma: Breath of Life (Xbox One)

Pneuma: Breath of Life (Xbox One)

God us

We weren't quite sure what to make of Pneuma: Breath of Life before getting our hands on it. Early trailers gave the impression that it was to be a Myst-like puzzle game that took itself very seriously. The visuals looked stunning and, although certainly having an artistic spice to them, appeared to primarily be concerned with realism...

Feature: These Are the Xbox 360 Games We Want to See Remastered for Xbox One

These Are the Xbox 360 Games We Want to See Remastered for Xbox One

Providing old favorites with a minor facelift

Whether you like them or hate them, it seems that remasters, definitive editions, and last-gen ports will continue travelling over to the Xbox One for some time to come. We'll admit that we're not entirely fond of the idea if it means that potential sequels get the shaft, but we do welcome the remaster...

News: Deals! The Microsoft Store is Selling Gold Memberships for $40

Deals! The Microsoft Store is Selling Gold Memberships for $40

Need to renew?

If your Xbox Live Gold subscription is close to expiring and you're looking for a good deal, then look no further than the Microsoft Store website. For a limited time only, you can save $20 and snag a 12 month Xbox Live code for only $39.99. The standard $59.99 price was already a great value, which broke down to $5/month. The sale...