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News: Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris Slated For December 9th

Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris Slated For December 9th

4 player couch co-op lives on

Square Enix has revealed to IGN that Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris — the isometric, dungeon-crawling spin-off — will be launching on December 9th on Xbox One, PS4, and PC. This follow-up to Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light will bring 4 player couch cooperative play to the popular franchise for the first...

News: Japanese Xbox One Launch Bundles Detailed

Japanese Xbox One Launch Bundles Detailed

Four SKUs set to go on sale

The Japanese Xbox One launch is creeping up on us, with September 9th drawing ever nearer. Microsoft has confirmed that four - count 'em - hardware bundles will be available on launch day, offering varying benefits. The grand-daddy of them all with be the limited edition bundle, which is styled in a similar way to the...

News: Dance Central Spotlight Gets Final Release Date

Dance Central Spotlight Gets Final Release Date

Pops and locks in September 2nd

Microsoft has confirmed that forthcoming Xbox One title Dance Central Spotlight will launch on September 2nd via Xbox Live, for the princely sum of just $9.99. The base download will come complete with the following ten tracks:- Avicii – "Wake Me Up" Cher Lloyd – "I Wish" David Guetta ft. Sia –...

News: No, Destiny Won't Support Cross-Generation Play

No, Destiny Won't Support Cross-Generation Play

In case you were wondering...

Destiny will not support cross-platform play due to fairness and the perception among gamers that the more powerful systems will have an advantage over others, according to Bungie. The news comes in a recent interview with Digital Trends, where, Bungie engineer, Roger Wolfson openly discussed why next-gen gamers won't...

Updated: Xbox One August Update Details Auto-Download Functionality, 3D Blu-rays, and more!

Xbox One August Update Details Auto-Download Functionality, 3D Blu-rays, and more!

The definition of convenience

The Xbox One August Update is currently rolling out to preview participants, WPCentral has reported on some of the content. It contains a pretty sweet new feature regarding content downloads, as well as a couple of other bits. It seems that if you have your console set up in "Instant On" mode, when you purchase an app...

News: Xbox Fitness Gets Gatorade Sports Performance Package

Xbox Fitness Gets Gatorade Sports Performance Package

22! 38! Hut! Hut!

At long last, Xbox Fitness for Xbox One will be given a significant new piece of content this week, in the form of the free Gatorade Sports Performance package. The new package will provide a "Football Training Camp" initally, where you can work out alongside Houston Texans defensive end JJ Watt. He'll take you through workouts...

News: Bladestorm Set To Return...But For Which Formats?

Bladestorm Set To Return...But For Which Formats?

KOEI Tecmo working it out...

Famitsu is reporting that the action RTS franchise Bladestorm, which last saw the light of day on the Xbox 360 back in 2007, is set to receive the remake treatment. The new game will be entitled Bladestorm: The Hunderd Years' War & Nightmare. As it stands, a logo has been released and that's pretty much it. We're...

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

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Nineteen

Keepin' it casual

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 gaming...

News: Xbox Live Service Alert Lowered (Update)

Xbox Live Service Alert Lowered (Update)

Xbox Live stable... Nearly

Following up from our recent report regarding the Xbox Live service alert, the majority of Xbox Live services have been fully restored and Microsoft has lowered the alert level. At the time of writing, Xbox Live is sitting in the recovery ward, after experiencing connectivity issues with Xbox Video and Xbox Music stores...

News: The Penultimate Episode of The Walking Dead: Season Two Gets Release Date

The Penultimate Episode of The Walking Dead: Season Two Gets Release Date

Are you ready to take sides?

The second-to-last episode of The Walking Dead: Season Two is on its way....and soon. On July 23rd, Episode 4 — titled "Amid The Ruins" — will hit the Xbox LIVE Marketplace on Xbox 360 for the price of $4.99/£3.99. You can check out the trailer below, but be warned, you might want to avoid pressing play if you're...

News: The Assassin's Creed Experience Set to Debut At San Diego Comic-Con

The Assassin's Creed Experience Set to Debut At San Diego Comic-Con

Run like an assassin at SDCC

Ubisoft has employed professional free runner Michael Zernow as the new "Chief Parkour Officer" for the Assassin's Creed franchise Michael "Frosti" Zernow, who survived 27 days on reality television series Survivor: China and who is a member of veteran free running team Tempest, will serve the company in a "strategic...

News: Fans Revolt Against Lack of Licence Transfer for Pinball FX2 Tables

Fans Revolt Against Lack of Licence Transfer for Pinball FX2 Tables

Most predictable outcry ever

Earlier today, we confirmed that Pinball FX2 has an Xbox One launch date and that the game will ship with a single table, with the whole package being free. Extra tables will be available for between $2.49 and $2.99, with table packs costing more. The only issue with that is that a lot of the announced tables have been...

News: AirMech Arena Closed Beta Takes Off Next Week

AirMech Arena Closed Beta Takes Off Next Week

Xbox 360 exclusive finally set for departure

Ubisoft has confirmed that AirMech Arena - a game that disappeared from the radar for an awfully long time - will enter a closed beta phase on Xbox 360 next week. Starting from July 23rd, players who are accepted as beta participants will get their hands on Carbon Games' new title. The game will be...

News: Pinball FX2 Launches on Xbox One on July 31st

Pinball FX2 Launches on Xbox One on July 31st

Launch tables detailed

Zen Studios' stellar simulator Pinball FX2 is heading to the Xbox One on July 31st, the company has confirmed. The game, which has seen decent success on the Xbox 360 will see a graphical boost so all tables are running at 60fps and in full 1080p, and it'll come with new achievements, worldwide tournaments, and a new...

News: Armed Forces Xbox One Controller And Stereo Headset Announced

Armed Forces Xbox One Controller And Stereo Headset Announced

Camo-ed Up!

Microsoft have announced a matching Armed Forces controller and stereo headset for Xbox One to be released later this year. Both items feature "a stylish camouflage design and military look" and are currently available for pre-order via the Microsoft Store. The controller and headset are priced at $64.99 and $89.99 respectively and...