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News: New Evil Within DLC Detailed and Dated

New Evil Within DLC Detailed and Dated

Get your papers in

The first in a two-part piece of DLC for The Evil Within, entitled The Assignment, has been detailed and dated. The Assignment will launch on 10th March for the Xbox 360 and Xbox One versions of the game, and will be followed up by a pack called The Consequence, which will drop later in the Spring. Players will take on the role...

Rumour: Guitar Hero Is Not Dead, New Title Will Be Shown at E3

Guitar Hero Is Not Dead, New Title Will Be Shown at E3

Rockin' and rollin'

There's been more than one story regarding a new entry in Harmonix's Rock Band series of late, but very little has been said about the competition. Indeed, Guitar Hero has barely been mentioned...until now. Sources close to Kotaku are claiming that Activision is working on a new entry in the Guitar Hero franchise for Xbox One...

News: Blazing Badger Announces Customisable Twin Stick Shooter AIPD for Xbox One

Blazing Badger Announces Customisable Twin Stick Shooter AIPD for Xbox One

One game, a hundred thousand modes

Indie developer Blazing Badger has released some details about their upcoming twin stick shooter AIPD, which will launch on Xbox One and other platforms later in the year. The game will feature distinctly 80s-style neon art, and has an ace up its sleeve in the form of customisable game modes. The developer states...

News: Neverwinter Launching on Xbox One at End of March

Neverwinter Launching on Xbox One at End of March

Winter is coming. Or it never is. Or...

Arc Games has confirmed that their F2P MMORPG Neverwinter will launch on Xbox One on March 31st, 2015, worldwide. The release version will include all the content from the PC version of the game, including all current playable classes, such as the Scourge Warlock. All of the content from the Tyranny of...

Exclusive: March Games With Gold Jumping Into View, Double Helpings in April

March Games With Gold Jumping Into View, Double Helpings in April

Doubling up

We've had an anonymous tip thrown across the Pure Xbox news desk this evening, apparently confirming the lineup for Games With Gold in March. File it firmly under RUMOUR until official confirmation comes through. Usually, we wouldn't post an anonymous tip-off, but we've spoken to sources familiar with the lineup and...well...they aren't...

News: VooFoo Announces Pure Hold 'Em For Xbox One

VooFoo Announces Pure Hold 'Em For Xbox One

The chips are down...

VooFoo Studios - the team behind Pure Pool - are adding a new title to the Pure series, in the form of Pure 'Hold Em, it has been confirmed today. The new game will be the first Xbox One title to feature Texas Hold 'Em poker, and will feature four different tables at which to play. Kicking off at the "Joker" table on the...

News: Deals With Gold Returns With Sleeping Dogs, Thief Getting Slashed

Deals With Gold Returns With Sleeping Dogs, Thief Getting Slashed

Last week's Ultimate Game Sale is over, but Microsoft has announced that a new slate of Deals With Gold has gone live to replace it. In the mix this week, are the likes of Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition and Thief, while Xbox 360 owners get access to similar cuts, alongside a deep discount on Hitman Absolution. The full list of deals are below,...

Talking Point: What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - GameBlast Edition

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - GameBlast Edition

This weekend we get charitable, and you should join us!

It's time for a super special edition of WGAYPTW. That's right, since our staff is taking part in GameBlast 15 this weekend, we decided we'd focus on what games we'll be playing during our livestream sessions. Honestly, the words below are pretty much business as usual, but hey, there's a...

News: Microsoft Announces Ultimate Game Sale Weekend Bonus Offers

Microsoft Announces Ultimate Game Sale Weekend Bonus Offers

Even more deals

In addition to the wave of existing Ultimate Game Sale offers that were announced earlier in the week (and that you can see here), Microsoft have unveiled a new batch of titles that will get their prices chopped this weekend. The likes of the Killer Instinct Complete Collection and Halo: Master Chief Collection are trimmed, and there...

Review: Roundabout (Xbox One)

Roundabout (Xbox One)

You spin me right round

Every year without fail a new release is heralded as the 'Citizen Kane' of video games. It's a baffling, completely unfair comparison, as movies and games are two totally different mediums; but it's one that is easy to make when recognizing a quality product. While No Goblin's revolving limousine arcade game, Roundabout, is...

News: Total Monkery Secures Support From Microsoft and Creative England for ElemenTales

Total Monkery Secures Support From Microsoft and Creative England for ElemenTales

Elementary

Total Monkery, an indie developer from down here in the good old South West of England, have secured support and funding from Creative England and Microsoft via the Greenshoots programme, to enable them to develop their new title ElemenTales. Billed as an action puzzler, ElemenTales follows the adventures of four brothers who have been...

News: Silence: The Whispered World II Will Feature a Secret Hero

Silence: The Whispered World II Will Feature a Secret Hero

Deadelic Entertainment have released a new trailer, screenshots, and some information about a "secret hero" that will star in their upcoming adventure Silence: The Whispered World II. The main protagonists of the game have already been revealed as being siblings Noah and Rennie, but it appears that Spot - a caterpillar - will be on hand to try to...

News: Phantom Dust Reboot Developer Shut Down By Microsoft

Phantom Dust Reboot Developer Shut Down By Microsoft

Game hasn't been cancelled

Darkside Games — the indie studio behind the cult classic reboot of Phantom Dust — has severed ties with Microsoft, resulting in an immediate shut down. According to a report from Kotaku, Darkside Games closed their doors because Microsoft supposedly cancelled their game. Microsoft, on the other hand, is saying the...

Review: Don Bradman Cricket (Xbox One)

Don Bradman Cricket (Xbox One)

A great knock

Over the years, there have been a fair few attempts made at replicating the incredibly complex sport of cricket. Some have come close to perfecting the mix, with the likes of Codemasters having multiple attempts at getting things right. But there's always been the feeling that the developers who are trying to emulate the sport have...

News: Project CARS Delayed to April

Project CARS Delayed to April

Sliding off track

Slightly Mad Studios and BANDAI NAMCO Games Europe S.A.S. today confirmed that the upcoming Xbox One racer Project CARS will slip by a couple of weeks. The game was due to release on March 20th, but will now launch on April 2nd. The delay has been put down to the developer making final adjustments to the game. Ian Bell, Studio...

News: New Assassin's Creed Unity Patch Says Goodbye to Companion App Requirements

New Assassin's Creed Unity Patch Says Goodbye to Companion App Requirements

Seeing sense

A new patch for Assassin's Creed Unity has gone into certification, which does away with the requirements to use Initiates or the much-maligned Assassin's Creed Companion App. Content that was previously locked behind the ridiculous requirements will now be available to all players, meaning that the game is indeed a game again, and not...