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Brand New: Issue 9 - The Crazy Eight New Games

Issue 9 - The Crazy Eight New Games

New subtitle ideas required. Suggestions on a postcard.

Brand New is our weekly look back at all of the games that have been announced as coming to Xbox One in the past seven days. Rather than cover every game individually and watch it get lost in the mix of the week's news, we'll bring you all the facts and more in one handy rundown, so that you...

News: Xbox One Version of There Came An Echo Canned

Xbox One Version of There Came An Echo Canned

No Wheaton for us

Iridium Studios have confirmed that their Kickstarter-funded Kinect-enabled strategy game There Came An Echo will now not be coming to Xbox One. Originally announced for multiple platforms back in 2014, the game - which is a voice-controlled stategy title starring Wil Wheaton, Ashley Burch, and Laura Bailey - will be launching on...

News: Dovetail Games Euro Fishing Suffers Delay

Dovetail Games Euro Fishing Suffers Delay

Wriggled off the line

The first fishing title to hit the Xbox One has suffered a delay, it has been revealed, though it should only be a minor one. Dovetail Games Euro Fishing was due to launch this Thursday, May 26th, but according to a post on the developer's Facebook page, it now isn't going to make that date. The game is still in testing and...

Review: Not a Hero: Super Snazzy Edition (Xbox One)

Not a Hero: Super Snazzy Edition (Xbox One)

Get snazzy, ya clown!

Not A Hero is a side-scrolling 2D cover-based shooter where you're employed by a pink rabbit who wants to be the mayor but who needs to show his ability to clean up the town so that people will vote for him. To do this, he's hired you, playing as one of several anti-heros, to pretty much go in and blow away bad guys in order to...

News: Syberia Saga Set to Continue on Xbox One in December

Syberia Saga Set to Continue on Xbox One in December

Third title confirmed

Microids and author Benoit Sokal have confirmed that the third entry in the Syberia series will launch on Xbox One on December 1st this year. Syberia 3 will once again feature protagonist Kate Walker as she takes on a new journey. To that end, Sokal and part of the development team have put together a new video discussing the...

News: PAC-MAN 256 Locked in For June Release on Xbox One

PAC-MAN 256 Locked in For June Release on Xbox One

I ain't afraid of no glitches

BANDAI NAMCO have confirmed that they'll release Pac-man 256 on Xbox One on June 21st. The release of the game was all but confirmed last month after a ratings board listed it as being on the way, but the publisher has locked in the date and released some new information. On Xbox One, Pac-man 256 will contain ten...

Rumour: New Wave of Backward Compatible Titles Coming During E3

New Wave of Backward Compatible Titles Coming During E3

Retailer spills the beans

There are plenty of rumours revolving around the Xbox One backward compatibility feature at the moment. The main one revolves around EA Access, with a recent rumour suggesting that more B/C titles - including Mass Efffect - are heading to their service as part of the Vault. Now though, Amazon US have added a bunch of new...

Review: Tropico 5: Penultimate Edition (Xbox One)

Tropico 5: Penultimate Edition (Xbox One)

Viva El Presidente!

Well over a year after releasing on Xbox 360 and Playstation 4, Tropico 5: Penultimate Edition finally comes to Xbox One, inclusive of all DLC released since the game launched. This dictatorship simulator/construction title has a lot to live up to as it makes its debut on Xbox One, and brings a campaign filled with political...

Review: OlliOlli2: XL Edition (Xbox One)

OlliOlli2: XL Edition (Xbox One)

Skate or Die

It took over a year for OlliOlli2: Welcome to Olliwood to make its way onto Xbox One, but now it's here and is packed with bonus content. The delay isn't surprising, as the original OlliOlli didn't come to Microsoft's home console until after the sequel had released elsewhere, but it was disappointing nonetheless. Was the wait worth it...

Talking Point: What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 104

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 104

Kneesus

Welcome to What Games Are You Playing This Weekend, our light-hearted feature where we talk about what games we'll be enjoying this weekend. This isn't all about us, though, as we'd love to hear from you in the comments below. Now let's get into what games we'll be playing! Ken Barnes (@SuperKMx): Gamertag: pX SuperKMx After a somewhat...

News: DMR Announces NASCAR Heat Evolution for Xbox One

DMR Announces NASCAR Heat Evolution for Xbox One

In the States, at least...

Dusenberry Martin Racing (DMR) have announced that they'll be bringing their new NASCAR franchise NASCAR Heat Evolution to Xbox One this year. DMR says that the game will dynamically adapt to any skill level and feature all the top drivers, teams, tracks, and environments. The company's licensing deal with NASCAR runs...

Review: Battleborn (Xbox One)

Battleborn (Xbox One)

Not Today, Geoff...

Battleborn is - as you probably already know and as the box art trumpets - is from Gearbox, the same people who made Borderlands. The question is, can this new game make the same kind of splash that Borderlands did? Mixing seemingly disparate elements from the world of FPS, RPG and MOBA, does it blend into a delicious smoothie,...

Out This Week: Homefront: The Revolution, Cubikolor, Super Night Riders

Homefront: The Revolution, Cubikolor, Super Night Riders

Homefront makes its return

Out This Week is pretty self explanatory; it's our weekly look back at all of the new games that were released on Xbox One and Xbox 360. We've tinkered with the format a bit and streamlined it so it's easy to be informed of all the latest games. You'll find information on the pricing for different regions, the...

News: Grab Your Umbrella: Splasher is Coming to Xbox One

Grab Your Umbrella: Splasher is Coming to Xbox One

No Dulux edition planned

French developer The Splashteam have confirmed that they've put their new title Splasher in the hands of indie label The Sidekicks for publication on Xbox One. Splasher is a 2D arcade platformer where players will have to utilise a paint cannon in order to rescue the Splashers, little fellows who are being held hostage and...