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Out Today: Mad Max (Xbox One)

Mad Max (Xbox One)

Which to choose?

Avalanche Studios' long in development Mad Max is out today on Xbox One, but we do wonder if it's being a tad overshadowed by another big name release today. Judging from reviews however, this one seems a little all over the place. Perhaps proceed with caution here. In Their Words:

News: Hidden Savings to be Found as This Week's Deals With Gold Announced

Hidden Savings to be Found as This Week's Deals With Gold Announced

We've done the digging.

Microsoft have released details of this week's Deals With Gold but in a strange twist, they seem to have missed out quite a few savings from their official list. We can see cuts to a bunch of titles that aren't included in the official communication, so we'll list those separately for you at the bottom of this article. The...

News: Microsoft Announces UK Pricing for Xbox One Elite Edition Bundle and Lunar White Controller

Microsoft Announces UK Pricing for Xbox One Elite Edition Bundle and Lunar White Controller

Sterling style

Yesterday, we told you about Microsoft's new Xbox One Elite Edition Bundle, which comes with an Xbox One Elite Controller and a 1TB SSHD Hybrid drive. At the time, Microsoft had only announced US pricing, but details of the UK release have now been passed to us. The bundle will launch in the UK from November (no specific date has...

Out Today: Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (Xbox One)

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (Xbox One)

The Boss is Here

The wait is finally over. The latest stealth action instalment of Hideo Kojima's iconic franchise, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, has been released on Xbox One today. In Their Words: The Soviet invasion of Afghanistan has brought a new edge to the Cold War, and in 1984, a one-eyed man with a prosthetic arm appears in the...

Out Today: The Deer God (Xbox One)

The Deer God (Xbox One)

Hang on for deer life!

The Deer God brings an intriguing mix of religion and platforming to Xbox One today. If you're an Xbox Live Gold Subscriber you will be able to download the game for free throughout the month of September as part of Games With Gold. In Their Words: The Deer God is a breathtaking 3D pixel art adventure that will challenge...

News: Lunar White Xbox One Controller Unveiled

Lunar White Xbox One Controller Unveiled

Microsoft shows the whole of the moon

Following on from the 1TB Elite Bundle with SSHD drive announcement, Microsoft has confirmed the existence of a new controller model for the Xbox One. The new "Lunar White" controller has a - not surprising - white facia with gold accents on the system buttons, d-pad, and triggers. The back and top of the...

News: Neverwinter Celebrates 2 Million Xbox One Players with Huge Game Expansion

Neverwinter Celebrates 2 Million Xbox One Players with Huge Game Expansion

It's Elemental, Dear Adventurer

Perfect World Entertainment has announced that over 2 million players have entered the world of their Dungeons & Dragons free-to-play MMO Neverwinter since its release in March. To celebrate this great achievement, the game will be receiving its biggest ever game update. The expansion, named Elemental Evil, will...

News: Transformers: Devastation's Autobots Will Have a Truck-Load of Personality

Transformers: Devastation's Autobots Will Have a Truck-Load of Personality

Driven by distinction

Activision has revealed new details about how the Autobots of Transformers: Devastation will handle when they arrive on console this October. In a blog post, which was written for PlayStation, the publishers stated how developer Platinum Games have spent a lot of time ensuring that the fighting style, moves and mechanics of...

Out Today: Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition (Xbox One / Xbox 360)

Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition (Xbox One / Xbox 360)

Two words: Star Wars

Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition, the latest in Disney's toys-to-life series, is out today on Xbox One and Xbox 360. More importantly, it's the one that finally brings the characters from Star Wars into the mix. A standalone disc edition is available in the UK, while those in North America can pick up the Starter Pack in stores. As a...

News: Double Fine Unveils Head-swapping Platformer Headlander

Double Fine Unveils Head-swapping Platformer Headlander

Where's your head at?

Massive Chalice developer Double Fine has announced that their next game, Headlander, is a 2D platformer in the vein of Castlevania/Metroid games. The game has a retro-neon look that is pleasing to the eye and mixes up its puzzles with dual-stick shooting action. Where the game differs from the norm is that you actually play...

News: Phil Spencer Debunks Xbox One Mini Rumour

Phil Spencer Debunks Xbox One Mini Rumour

"Not real"

About a week ago we reported on a rumour that Microsoft is planning to hold a launch event in October where a slimmer, disc-less Xbox One console would be announced. Now, thanks to Head of Xbox Phil Spencer, we can put this rumour to bed, as the man himself has said on Twitter that the Xbox One Mini is "not real." This doesn't...

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

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Seventy

Gearing up for a bro-out

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: Avalanche Studios Take to the Wasteland in a Real World Magnum Opus

Avalanche Studios Take to the Wasteland in a Real World Magnum Opus

Virtual Insanity

We are less than a week away from the release of Mad Max on the Xbox One and developers Avalanche Studios geared up by taking to the wasteland in their own real life Magnum Opus. The wasteland of Mad Max is an extremely dangerous place and it is clear that protagonist Max wouldn't get very far without his ride. With a game system...

News: Divinity: Original Sin 2 Funded By Fans in Under 12 Hours

Divinity: Original Sin 2 Funded By Fans in Under 12 Hours

Congratulations Larian Studios!

The sequel to upcoming Xbox One RPG title Divinity: Original SIn Enhanced Edition has been successfully funded on Kickstarter, meeting it's $500,000 goal in less than half a day. Developers Larian Studios were completely caught off guard, recording a quick thank-you video from their headquarters in Seattle as they...

Out Today: Nova-111 (Xbox One)

Nova-111 (Xbox One)

Yeah, science!

In Nova-111 you take control of a small but capable ship through various worlds, battling enemies and solving puzzles in order to save some scientists. If you're a Gold member and decide to buy now, you can get the game at a discount. Yay! In Their Words: Pilot your trusty vessel through mysterious and foreign planets in this...

Out Today: Magnetic: Cage Closed (Xbox One)

Magnetic: Cage Closed (Xbox One)

We're positive it's worth checking out

Escape a deadly facility in the first-person puzzle game, Magnetic: Cage Closed by manipulating magnetic forces the only way you know how: The Magnet Gun! This sounds a bit like Portal, but with a darker visual palette and significantly less humour. It's out now on Xbox One. In Their Words: Magnetic is a...

Out Today: Whispering Willows (Xbox One)

Whispering Willows (Xbox One)

In Hushed Voices...

Nightlight Interactive and Abstraction Games' side-scrolling horror offering Whispering Willows, has been released on Xbox One today after being pushed back a few weeks. Xbox Live Gold members can take advantage of a small savings if they purchase the game during its launch week. In Their Words: In Whispering Willows, you take...

News: LEGO Dimensions Screenshots Reveal a Varied Playground

LEGO Dimensions Screenshots Reveal a Varied Playground

New Digs on the Block

The LEGO Group and Warner Bros have been hard at work, scooping up screenshots of franchises that will be included in upcoming inter-dimensional instalment LEGO Dimensions. Revealed back in April, LEGO Dimensions will take players on a LEGO journey like no other. Combining characters and worlds from the DC Universe, Lord of...

News: This War of Mine Confirmed for January Xbox One Launch

This War of Mine Confirmed for January Xbox One Launch

Jumping over

As we reported way back when, gritty adventure This War of Mine is coming to Xbox One. A "definitive edition" of the PC title, the game will be rebranded as This War of Mine: The Little Ones and will make its console debut on January 29th next year at retail and digitally, priced at $29.99/£24.99. The game is a survival-strategy...

News: GAME Payment Issues Cause Cancellations of The Phantom Pain Pre-Orders

GAME Payment Issues Cause Cancellations of The Phantom Pain Pre-Orders

GAME?... GAAAAMMEE!

Due to a technical issue, 370 people who pre-ordered the Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Collector's Edition from the UK retailer GAME have had their orders cancelled just days before the game's launch. GameSpot reports that customers were told by GAME that their cancellations were due to payment problems. After further...