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News: New Killer Instinct Trailer Shows Off Omen, Teases Golem

New Killer Instinct Trailer Shows Off Omen, Teases Golem

So Godlike

Developer Iron Galaxy has put out a new trailer for Killer Instinct's upcoming downloadable fighter. Omen, who was announced earlier this month, will be exclusive (and free) to owners of Season Two. Players that have the Ultra Ediiton of Killer Instinct Season Two will be able to download the new character on January 30th, while those...

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

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Forty Three

So hooked it's not even funnie

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...

First Stage: Riptide GP2 (Xbox One)

Riptide GP2 (Xbox One)

Getting our jetski on

Back once again to take on the first level of a new game to give you a taste of it, Pure Xbox presents First Stage. This week, we're having a bash at the "Milk Run", which is the first stage of the new jetski racer Riptide GP2, due to be available to buy digitally from January 23rd for Xbox One. With no more in the way of...

Rumour: Personal Challenges On The Way To Xbox One?

Personal Challenges On The Way To Xbox One?

Could be...

We have to admit that we didn't spot it until it was pointed out to us, but an eagle-eyed NeoGAF user found an interesting little tidbit in Microsoft's gaming "sizzle" reel that was shown during yesterday's Windows 10 press briefing. Towards the end, Forza Horizon 2 is being played, when a system-level notification message appears at...

News: Deep Silver Confirms APB Reloaded for Xbox One

Deep Silver Confirms APB Reloaded for Xbox One

Put your hands where we can see 'em, tough guy

We reported it back in September, but Deep Silver have now double-super-officially confirmed that APB Reloaded, the free-to-play PC title, will be coming to Xbox One at some point in 2015. The game sets you in the "near-future urban cityscape" of San Paro where you are tasked with becoming either an...

News: First Sebastien Loeb Rally Evo Screenshots Drift In

First Sebastien Loeb Rally Evo Screenshots Drift In

Snow joke

Back in December, Milestone announced that they were working on a new rally game for Xbox One entitled Sebastien Loeb Rally Evo. Today, the Italian developer has released the first screenshots from the game and while there isn't much action to be seen, there's plenty of snow. Designed to show off the company's proprietary lighting and...

News: New Action-Adventure RPG Izle Announced for Xbox One, Xbox 360

New Action-Adventure RPG Izle Announced for Xbox One, Xbox 360

Terraforming in 2016

Area Effect - a developer made up of ex-Ubisoft veterans - have announced that they're working on a new game for Xbox One and Xbox 360. Izle is the title, and the game invites players to build their own world by summoning the power of the gods and terraforming a variety of islands. Islands are randomly created so no two games...

News: Microsoft is Also Looking At Streaming From the PC to the Xbox One

Microsoft is Also Looking At Streaming From the PC to the Xbox One

"it's something that we're really looking at"

During yesterday's Windows 10 event, Microsoft showed and confirmed that Xbox One games could be streamed to a Windows 10 PC or tablet over the same Wi-Fi network. But what about the other way around? It would seem that Microsoft is, in fact, looking into this functionality. Following the event...

News: Fable Legends Supports Cross-Play With New Windows 10 Version

Fable Legends Supports Cross-Play With New Windows 10 Version

Xbox One and Windows 10 gamers get to play together

It was announced today at Microsoft's Windows 10 Event that Fable Legends is heading to Windows 10 PC and that it will be cross-compatible with the Xbox One version. Phil Spencer hit the stage to show how someone playing the game on Windows 10 can instantly and seamlessly jump in on someone's Xbox...

News: Spencer: "Windows 10 is Coming to Xbox One"

Spencer: "Windows 10 is Coming to Xbox One"

No details as yet

At Microsoft's Windows 10 conference today, Xbox head honcho Phil Spencer confirmed that Windows 10 would be coming to Xbox One. Beyond that however, he didn't share anything beyond that statement, but it's a clear indication that the Xbox One dashboard will be getting some sort of overhaul in the near future. It was confirmed,...

News: Windows 10 Will Support Xbox One Game Streaming

Windows 10 Will Support Xbox One Game Streaming

Booming.

At their Windows 10 conference this afternoon, Microsoft dropped something of a bombshell regarding how Windows 10 interacts with the Xbox One. As well as confirming that every Windows 10 device will come preloaded with an Xbox app - which looks a bit like this - they also confirmed that every Xbox One game, both existing and to come, can...

News: Evo 2015's Line Up To Feature Killer Instinct

Evo 2015's Line Up To Feature Killer Instinct

Mortal Kombat X and other Xbox titles on show, too.

Las Vegas' fighting game tournament Evo 2015 will take place between July 17th and 19th, and the initial line-up of games has been revealed. Evolution Championship Series co-founder Joey Cuellar ran a livestream yesterday from Twitch's headquarters announcing the line-up of games featured this...

News: EA Access Members Get to Play Battlefield: Hardline Before Anyone Else

EA Access Members Get to Play Battlefield: Hardline Before Anyone Else

Play it early and transfer your progress

Xbox One owners that have an EA Access subscription will be able to play Battlefield: Hardline early before its targeted March 17th release date. The official Battlefield twitter account responded to a curious fan's question by saying that "Yes, you will be able to get early access to Battlefield Hardline...

News: Microsoft Windows 10 Event - Live Blog and Chat

Microsoft Windows 10 Event - Live Blog and Chat

Get your talk on!

#Windows10 #XboxOne Microsoft are holding a little shindig to show off the latest version of the operating system that built the company, Windows 10. So as an Xbox site, why are we covering it? Well, the rumour is that Microsoft are intending to unify their different operating systems into one cross-platform behemoth that powers...

News: Microsoft Clarifies Xbox One Indie Policies

Microsoft Clarifies Xbox One Indie Policies

From out of the blue...

As we wander around the wonderful world wide web, we can't help but notice that there are a lot of people out there who are working on nothing but hot air and rumours regarding some of Microsoft's indie developer policies. "My friend Brian said that it costs £100,000 for a developer to release a patch over Xbox Live" for...

News: Human Element On Hiatus As Developer Closes Doors

Human Element On Hiatus As Developer Closes Doors

Robotoki is no more

Robotoki, developers of the forthcoming Xbox One FPS Human Element, have sadly closed their doors today. Robert Bowling, head of the studio and former Call of Duty creative strategist, announced that the studio has ceased operations and that "the development of Human Element is on hiatus." Apparently, Bowling was seeking a new...

News: Riptide GP2 Will Release Very Soon

Riptide GP2 Will Release Very Soon

Very, very soon, in fact.

Vector Unit's aquatic racer Riptide GP2 will finally make its way to Xbox One this Friday, January 23rd, it has been confirmed. Announced for the platform at E3 2014, we were expecting it to turn up a lot earlier than now. However, given the the developer of the jetski title was also behind Xbox Live's fun Hydro Thunder...