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News: Battalion 1944 Set to Bring Classic WW2 FPS Gameplay Back to Xbox One

Battalion 1944 Set to Bring Classic WW2 FPS Gameplay Back to Xbox One

Back to the beaches

Indie developer Bulkhead Interactive have launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund a new Unreal Engine 4-powered World War 2 multiplayer FPS by the name of Battalion 1944. The team behind the game consists of ex-AAA developers and ex-modders, and their core vision certainly appears to be a good one. They say that they want to...

News: Open Beta For Tom Clancy's The Division Coming Soon?

Open Beta For Tom Clancy's The Division Coming Soon?

Everyone, to the Dark Zone!

The closed Beta for Tom Clancy's The Division will soon be finished, but it appears that Ubisoft has another planned before the game's official release on March 8th. According to a post - which has now been removed - on Xbox Italy's official Facebook page, The Division will get an Open Beta from February 16th through to...

Review: Fortified (Xbox One)

Fortified (Xbox One)

Mars Attacks!

Console platforms have always suffered from a lacklustre showing in both strategy and tower defence-style games, with these genres usually sticking to PCs where the inputs allow a little more flexibility than that offered by a gamepad. When implemented well, these types of titles can be a real pleasure on consoles however, and this...

News: Warner Bros. Confirms LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens for Xbox One, 360

Warner Bros. Confirms LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens for Xbox One, 360

We think we're going to die from not surprise

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have confirmed that in June they'll release a stunning new title that will push back the boundaries of gaming and change the way that we think about what it is to be someone who plays videogames. No, wait. It's yet another LEGO game. Indeed, the publisher will be...

News: DiRT Rally Console Edition Content Confirmed

DiRT Rally Console Edition Content Confirmed

New cars and more

Codemasters and Koch Media have confirmed new details about the upcoming DiRT Rally, which is making the jump from PC to Xbox One. Due to hit stores on April 5th, the console edition of the game will include a new Classic Mini and Super 1600 series, along with 21 new advanced rally driving video guides. The full gravel surface at...

News: Deals With Gold Cuts Battlefront, Shadow of Mordor and a Whole Lot More

Deals With Gold Cuts Battlefront, Shadow of Mordor and a Whole Lot More

Tons on the chopping block

This week's Deals With Gold have been announced and there are savings to be had on a multitude (that's right, a multitude) of EA titles. There's also some nice cuts on Xbox 360 titles, with some of them even being backward compatible and playable on Xbox One. We're as shocked as you. Anyway, the highlight of the EA sale...

Review: G Prime Into The Rain (Xbox One)

G Prime Into The Rain (Xbox One)

Jesus Still Rocks

Few games are as baffling upfront as Soma Games' G Prime Into The Rain. Before anything is explained to the player, they are staring at eight different contracts to sign, with zero context regarding what any of them do. There's text that can be read that gives some background on the situation, but since the game has clearly been...

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

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Eighty Eight

Phenomenal One

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 embrace the power of positivity and get into what games we'll be playing! Ken Barnes...

News: Xbox One Sales Confirmed at 19 Million, Thanks to EA

Xbox One Sales Confirmed at 19 Million, Thanks to EA

Someone's got the statistician's backs at least

Microsoft are reluctant to release sales figures for the Xbox One, instead reporting on growth in the number of Xbox Live users and other metrics. However, gamers are always really, really desperate to find out how many of their fellow players own the same system, so they haven't been all that happy...

Weirdness: Did This Kinect Sensor Just Find a Ghost?

Did This Kinect Sensor Just Find a Ghost?

Who ya gonna call?

Well, given that the Xbox One Kinect sensor is all but dead in terms of gaming, we guess that other uses for the technology have to be found given that - at it's heart - it is a decent piece of kit. Yes it is. Don't be silly. A team of paranormal investigators visited an apparently haunted house near Miami's international airport...

News: Madden NFL 16 Hits the EA Access Vault Next Week

Madden NFL 16 Hits the EA Access Vault Next Week

Tackling fuel

EA have announced that they'll add the ultra-popular gridiron sim Madden NFL 16 to the EA Access Vault next week. Starting from February 2nd, all players with an EA Access subscription will be able to download the full game as part of their subscription and play it for as long as they remain a subscriber to the service. The game joins...

Review: Gemini: Heroes Reborn (Xbox One)

Gemini: Heroes Reborn (Xbox One)

Save money, save the world.

Gemini: Heroes Reborn comes at an odd time, Heroes Reborn is bringing the curtain down on its 13 episode run and is seemingly cancelled, as NBC move to make it clear it was only ever intended as an event series. It also arrives on the back of developers Phosphor's failed Kickstarter for a game called Awakening that showed...

News: Insomniac Games Next Game, Song of the Deep, Will Take You Under the Sea

Insomniac Games Next Game, Song of the Deep, Will Take You Under the Sea

Being published by GameStop

Sunset Overdrive developer Insomniac Games have announced Song of the Deep, a 2D side-scrolling "Metroidvania" underwater adventure coming Summer 2016. Song of the Deep couldn't be any more different from Insomniac's previous repertoire. It stars the courageous Merryn, who is searching for her missing father at sea. She...

Review: Dungeon of the Endless (Xbox One)

Dungeon of the Endless (Xbox One)

​Open the door

Dungeon of the Endless opens on a shot of a spacecraft crashing deep into the surface of an unknown planet and hopes that you will work out details like the plot and what on earth you're supposed to be doing, from there. Featuring procedurally-generated dungeon exploring, with hints of RPG and tower defence, this is a challenging...

News: Don't Worry, Sony Has Been Prevented from Trademarking "Let's Play"

Don't Worry, Sony Has Been Prevented from Trademarking "Let's Play"

For the Players, just not for the Streamers

Sense has prevailed this morning, as it has come to light that Sony Computer Entertainment America has been prevented from trademarking the term "Let's Play" with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Initially, the claim was rejected earlier this month due to confusion with a brand called "LP...

Review: A Boy and His Blob (Xbox One)

A Boy and His Blob (Xbox One)

Hug it out

When A Boy and His Blob landed on the Nintendo Wii back in 2009, it was met with great acclaim. Fans of the NES original, titled A Boy and His Blob: Trouble on Blobolonia, were overjoyed to receive a faithful reimagining of a cult classic, one that smoothed out and expanded upon the ideas of its predecessor while featuring a charming,...

News: February Games With Gold Deals a Hand Of Fate

February Games With Gold Deals a Hand Of Fate

Well, this isn't going to be popular

February's upcoming Xbox One and Xbox 360 Games With Gold have been announced, and there's a fair chance that rightly or wrongly, a riot will be on the cards. If you can call people firing shots back and forth on messageboards because the commonly-available-for-$10-Ryse still hasn't been given away as a GwG title...

News: TRON RUN/r Crosses The Grid to Hit Xbox One in February

TRON RUN/r Crosses The Grid to Hit Xbox One in February

Nobody had a Clu it was coming

Anyone who knows this site, knows that we have a penchant for all things TRON. Well, Ken does. Well, we mean, I do. Who am I? What are we? Writing in third-person is hard sometimes. Anyway, a new TRON-based title is heading to Xbox One courtesy of Disney Games, by the name of TRON RUN/r. That isn't a typo. The game...