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

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

Yep, it's that time again.

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: Far Cry 4 Recieves Another Patch On Xbox One

Far Cry 4 Recieves Another Patch On Xbox One

If it ain't broke, yada yada, but if it is?

Ubisoft has released a second patch for it's dictator-defying, off the wall, open-world first person shooter Far Cry 4 today. The patch furthers earlier stability fixes across the board with the game, the most notable of which are are as follows. Fixed custom match stability issues Fixed progression page...

News: Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Brings Back Metal Gear Online

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Brings Back Metal Gear Online

Mode will be detailed next week at The Game Awards

The Game Awards producer and host Geoff Keighley announced on his twitter account that Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain's online mode will be given a "world premiere" next week. Metal Gear Online, which was first introduced in Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence, will be returning to the latest...

News: More Patching For Halo: The Master Chief Collection

More Patching For Halo: The Master Chief Collection

It's a finely knitted quilt, with many holes.

It looks like last week's grand patch for Halo: The Master Chief Collection was not the be all and end all. Today, a new patch rolls out, and a hefty 523MB one, at that. Fans were somewhat outraged at the day one 15GB update, supposedly supporting multiplayer, that didn't go so well. We then saw a notice...

News: Xbox One Weekend Digital Deals Confirmed

Xbox One Weekend Digital Deals Confirmed

Ahead of time

Yesterday, Microsoft confirmed their Black Friday week opening deals, but there's more good news ahead. Over the weekend, from November 28th through to December 1st inclusive, there's going to be a whole bunch of other deals going on on the Xbox Game Store. Half price on The Evil Within and Ryse: Son of Rome Legendary Edition for $25...

News: Ubisoft Apologises For Assassin's Creed Unity Bugs, Offers Compensation

Ubisoft Apologises For Assassin's Creed Unity Bugs, Offers Compensation

Taking responsibilty

It's no secret that Assassin's Creed Unity released with more than it's fair share of bugs. We confirmed as much in our review. Despite being relatively quiet about the situation - barring a couple of patches - Ubisoft have sent out emails to users that addresses the issues. Written by Ubisoft Montreal and Toronto CEO Yannis...

News: Microsoft Confirms Games With Gold for December

Microsoft Confirms Games With Gold for December

It's tricky.

Microsoft has confirmed the upcoming Games With Gold offerings for December, and even though a retail title is in the mix on Xbox One, we're pretty sure some will not be happy with it, as it scotches rumours that users were due to receive Ryse or Dead Rising 3 as their game for December. Might be worth checking your sources if you're in...

News: Sunset Overdrive's Weapon Pack DLC Now Available

Sunset Overdrive's Weapon Pack DLC Now Available

More ways for you to make orange goo!

The first DLC content pack for Insomniac's radically bodacious third person rail grinding, jumping, bouncing and shooting game Sunset Overdrive, which we reviewed extremely positively, is now available on the Xbox One Store or as part of the games season pass. Included within The Weapons Pack, are the following...

News: Star Wars Classic Skin Pack Now Available For Minecraft

Star Wars Classic Skin Pack Now Available For Minecraft

Bossk is included although no word on his segway

Disney, Lucasfilm and Microsoft have teamed up to bring Star Wars to Xbox One and Xbox 360 owners of Minecraft. Publisher Microsoft announced today that Star Wars DLC would be coming exclusively to both the Xbox One and Xbox 360 versions of Minecraft. The first of several DLC packs is out today in...

News: Ultra Street Fighter IV's New Patch Adds Animal Costumes and Omega Mode

Ultra Street Fighter IV's New Patch Adds Animal Costumes and Omega Mode

Omega Mode focuses on fun rather than balance

Capcom announced the details of the next Ultra Street Fighter IV patch in their Capcom Unity blog today. The patch is scheduled to release after the Capcom Cup 2014 takes place on December 13th, 2014. The patch which will update Ultra Street Fighter IV to Version 1.04 will add balance updates to the...

News: Ubisoft Confirms The Crew Will Launch Before Reviews Do

Ubisoft Confirms The Crew Will Launch Before Reviews Do

Uh-oh.

As we said a little while ago, we will try to keep you informed with regards to reviews being delayed past the point of a game's launch due to embargos. Well, this one isn't quite about embargos, but it's close enough. Ubisoft beat us to it this time with regards to The Crew. The game launches on December 2nd, and review copies and codes...

News: Space Combat Comes To Warframe In Latest Update on Xbox One

Space Combat Comes To Warframe In Latest Update on Xbox One

Some people call me a space cowboy

The free-to-play third-person-shooter-with-a-ninja-flavour Warframe, which we reviewed very positively continues to impress. In past updates we've seen the addition of the ferocious alien pig-dog-like Kubrow as companions, an overhaul of the in-game menu system, and a continuation of the main storyline in which the...

News: Xbox One Black Friday Digital Deals Go Live

Xbox One Black Friday Digital Deals Go Live

Savings ahead

Black Friday is coming up and as promised, Microsoft are chopping the prices on some digital Xbox One titles. 11 games get the chop today, but Phil Spencer has mentioned that new deals will go live regularly and even maybe into next week. So, we'll keep you informed. (We listed the Xbox 360 deals already.) The list of Xbox One deals...

News: Xbox 360 Digital Deals Leak Ahead of Black Friday Zero-Hour

Xbox 360 Digital Deals Leak Ahead of Black Friday Zero-Hour

Well, possibly...

It seems that although Microsoft has a countdown in place for Xbox 360 Black Friday digital deals, a massive list of Xbox 360 games have been trimmed in price ahead of the completion of the countdown. Without further ado, we'll just cut into the list. Batman: Arkham City - $4.99 (75% off) Battleblock Theater - $7.49 (50%...

News: Enhanced Dark Souls II Confirmed for Xbox One

Enhanced Dark Souls II Confirmed for Xbox One

Also updated for Xbox 360

BANDAI NAMCO has confirmed that they'll be bringing Dark Souls II to Xbox One on April 7th, 2015. The game will be retitled Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin and will include Dark Souls II with enhanced graphics, as well as new game content, new item descriptions, new in-game events, and extra NPCs. Owners of the...

News: Venom Invades Pinball FX2 on December 11th

Venom Invades Pinball FX2 on December 11th

Spider-Man fans can buy the new table for $2.99

Spider-Man's symbiote-powered nemesis, Venom, will be invading Pinball FX2 in December. Developer Zen Studios announced today on their blog that Marvel Comics' Venom will be receiving his own table. The table which will retail for $2.99 in North America (with prices of €2,99 and £2.49 for Europe...

News: Commander Cherry's Puzzled Journey to Mix Kinect, Yoga, and Platforming in 2015

Commander Cherry's Puzzled Journey to Mix Kinect, Yoga, and Platforming in 2015

Bizarre concept

A new title from Grande Games is currently in development for Xbox One, by the name of Commander Cherry's Puzzled Journey. The game will utilise your Kinect sensor to allow you to build platforms using your body, so that the eponymous hero Commander Cherry can wander through the game, collecting pickups. You strike a yoga-like pose...

News: Batman Shows Off New Moves in New Batman: Arkham Knight Trailer

Batman Shows Off New Moves in New Batman: Arkham Knight Trailer

Two more trailers on the way

Publisher Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment released a new trailer today for Batman: Arkham Knight. The trailer (which can be seen below) shows Batman infiltrating ACE Chemicals to find out more about his new nemesis - the Arkham Knight. In the video, the Dark Knight demonstrates some new tricks as he pulls off the...

Mega Win Monday: Win Grand Theft Auto V for Xbox One

Win Grand Theft Auto V for Xbox One

It's a steal!

Like the renegade master, Team pX are back once again with another round of Mega Win Monday funtimes This week, we're giving away a digital copy of Grand Theft Auto V for Xbox One, and we reckon that no other description is required. This competition is open to everyone, no matter where you are in the world. As per last week, you can...

News: Some Day One Purchasers Of Xbox One To Get Free Limbo On Release

Some Day One Purchasers Of Xbox One To Get Free Limbo On Release

Let the birthday celebrations continue!

Those bold ones who have supported the Xbox One since day one — who laid down their hard earned cash and subsequently unlocked the mega prestigious achievement — it appears that you may be gifted on this first year anniversary of the launch! Bless your loyal souls. Microsoft have today sent out e-mails...

News: Evolve Will Have Free DLC Maps Says Turtle Rock

Evolve Will Have Free DLC Maps Says Turtle Rock

Give it away, give it away, give it away now.

The public had their first chance to play Turtle Rock studios upcoming 4 vs. 1 (Monster) shooter Evolve last month during the Big Alpha event. As the game moves closer and closer to Beta and it's February 10th release date, some details regarding precisely how DLC will work post-launch have been revealed...

News: New Destiny DLC Trailer Released for The Dark Below

New Destiny DLC Trailer Released for The Dark Below

Crota awaits us all... below the lunar surface.

The first DLC expansion pack for Bungie and Activision's galaxy spanning Sci-Fi blockbuster Destiny, entitled The Dark Below has received a new trailer. Bungie had previously stated that The Dark Below would arrive as a singular download or as part of your Expansion Pass on December 9th and has now...

News: Year One: Sunset Overdrive Free For Everyone On Saturday 22nd!

Year One: Sunset Overdrive Free For Everyone On Saturday 22nd!

Boom!

Microsoft are celebrating the first year of Xbox One by by giving away some great prizes but they've also gone one step further. Tomorrow, Saturday 22nd November, ALL Xbox One owners will be able to download and play the excellent Sunset Overdrive for free, from 5:01AM GMT through to 5:01AM GMT on Sunday. That's 12:01AM ET to 12:01AM ET if...