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News: Lara Croft Raids This Week's Deals With Gold

Lara Croft Raids This Week's Deals With Gold

Legendary adventures for low prices

What's better than raiding tombs with Lara Croft? Raiding tombs with Lara Croft at a fraction of the price. Thanks to this week's Deals With Gold, it looks as if every Tomb Raider game released for both Xbox 360 and Xbox One has received a substantial discount on the digital marketplace. If you aren't up to date...

Review: Shape Up (Xbox One)

Shape Up (Xbox One)

Ship out.

A Kinect-only fitness title, published by Ubisoft, shown at E3, then never spoken of again until it’s on the store shelves, and on top of that, nobody has reviewed it almost a week after it’s been released. It doesn’t bode well for Shape Up, does it? It wouldn’t be fair to rush to judgement, though. After all, the on-stage demo...

News: Giana Sisters Director's Cut Finally Confirmed for Xbox One

Giana Sisters Director's Cut Finally Confirmed for Xbox One

Jumping in

As we reported back in October, Black Forest Games are bringing Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams Director's Cut to Xbox One. The game will feature some graphical improvements, running in 1080p, and will include not only the original game, but the two expansions: Rise of The Owlverlord, and HallOWLween Level. We're expecting the game to...

News: Pinball Arcade Releasing on Xbox One Soon

Pinball Arcade Releasing on Xbox One Soon

Three seasons of tables, too

Farsight's Pinball Arcade will be making the jump to Xbox One in the very near future, according to the developer, complete with all three "seasons" of content from the outset. The game, which emulates classic Gottlieb, Williams, Bally, and Stern tables (as well as containing a fair few some custom ones) will more than...

News: Funk of Titans Rated for Xbox One - Releasing Soon

Funk of Titans Rated for Xbox One - Releasing Soon

Feel the funk

Another title to have received a rating from European age-raters PEGI this week, is the new game from A Crowd of Monsters, entitled Funk of Titans. From the game's official site:- Funk music is the music of Gods. Zeus, the father of all of them, created and shared it with the rest of the Universe after making the first humans. The...

News: Xbox 360 Platformer Juju Ready to Go

Xbox 360 Platformer Juju Ready to Go

Good juju? Bad juju?

A new platformer developed by Warsaw, Poland-based developer Flying Wild Hog is readying for release on Xbox 360, should the latest PEGI ratings be believed. Juju is the name of the game, and the European age-rating team has stickered it with a "3+" rating this week, meaning that it's suitable for all. The fact that it has been...

News: The Jackbox Party Pack Comes Out Tomorrow On Xbox One

The Jackbox Party Pack Comes Out Tomorrow On Xbox One

More Zany Trivia Fun Coming From Jackbox Games

Jackbox Games, the developer most known for You Don't Know Jack and the recently released Fibbage, is releasing a five game party pack tomorrow for Xbox One. The title which is appropriately named The Jackbox Party Pack will feature five different titles including You Don't Know Jack 2015, Fibbage XL,...

Review: Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 (Xbox One)

Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 (Xbox One)

On the up

The annual soccer head-to-head battle is on once again, given that nobody else has come forward to try and bring a new entrant into the fight. Konami are making the step up to the new generation properly – last year’s effort can hardly be counted – with Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 and the early demo-fuelled hype suggests that the game...

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

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Thirty Five

Hangin' with Mr. Chief

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...

News: 343 Slims Down The Master Chief Collection's Multiplayer Playlists

343 Slims Down The Master Chief Collection's Multiplayer Playlists

This should help, we hope.

343 Industries yesterday issued an in-game message relating the fact that they were aware of (and applying fixes towards) server-side issues within Halo: The Master Chief Collection's multi-player matchmaking, after servers have been causing wait times that are longer than one would expect. In many cases, the overall...

Review: Pure Pool (Xbox One)

Pure Pool (Xbox One)

Pure and too simple

When it comes to sports simulations, snooker and pool have a rich and varied history. From the simple Trick Shot for the Atari 2600, via Side Pocket on the NES, Archer Maclean’s Pool for the Amiga and Atari ST, Virtua Pool for DOS, Pool Paradise on PlayStation 2 and Hustle Kings for the PlayStation 3, we’ve reached our...

Editor's Opinion: Why Refusing Review Embargoes Isn’t the Way to Go

Why Refusing Review Embargoes Isn’t the Way to Go

Taking a stand by not taking a stand

Well, it’s all been kicking off this week, hasn’t it? You probably already know the story, but I’ll give you a brief bit of background. Background Players: Assassin’s Creed Unity was set to come out digitally in the US at midnight on Tuesday, 11th of November. Ubisoft decided to set a review embargo in...

News: ScreamRide Coming to Xbox In March

ScreamRide Coming to Xbox In March

With an affordable admission fee

ScreamRide, the Xbox exclusive rollercoaster game that was announced earlier this year, now has a date and price. Microsoft announced today that ScreamRide will be available both physically and digitally on March 3rd in North America and March 6th in Europe. The Frontier Developments developed title will retail at...

News: Press Play's Kalimba Set to Jump Onto Xbox One in December

Press Play's Kalimba Set to Jump Onto Xbox One in December

Trixelation

The developers of Max: The Curse of Brotherhood, Press Play, have confirmed that their next title - Kalimba - will launch on Xbox One on December 17th. The game, formerly known as Project Totem, is a puzzle platformer with a distinctive art style that the developer is calling "trixelated." In short, the game uses triangles as the main...

News: Ubisoft Launches Live Dev Blog to Track Assassin's Creed Unity Issues

Ubisoft Launches Live Dev Blog to Track Assassin's Creed Unity Issues

Interesting...

Ubisoft has launched a live development blog to inform users about fixes that it is making to Assassin's Creed Unity. In a somewhat unprecedented move, the publisher has decided to start issuing live updates to document what is forthcoming in patches, and what they're working on right now. The next update is currently in development,...

News: Xbox One Triples Week-on-Week Sales, Outsells PS4 and Approaches 10 Million Shipped

Xbox One Triples Week-on-Week Sales, Outsells PS4 and Approaches 10 Million Shipped

On the up

Microsoft's Yusuf Mehdi has issued a statement confirming that Xbox One sales are on the up (in the US, at least), after sales of the console more than tripled week-on-week after the console's price was officially cut on November 2nd. The arrival of Halo: The Master Chief Collection and Assassin's Creed Unity is expected to push the sales...