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Weekly Wrap: MKX, Reddit Support, and 8 New Xbox One Games

MKX, Reddit Support, and 8 New Xbox One Games

Because the news cycle can be 2 Fast 2 Furious at times

Welcome to the Weekly Wrap-Up, which is our attempt at making it a little easier for you to keep up with Pure Xbox. We know its hard to keep up with all the news and features so this should get you caught up every Sunday on the week that was. The format is still being ironed out, so let us know...

News: Sea Of Solitude Set to Search For A Cure On Xbox One

Sea Of Solitude Set to Search For A Cure On Xbox One

German independent developer Jo-Mei Games has released information on a new game that they currently have in the prototyping stages, by the name of Sea of Solitude. The company intends to release the game on Xbox One, and received a new funding package from Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg in July in order to get the prototype off the ground. The...

News: ScreamRide Preview Stream Coming Up Tonight

ScreamRide Preview Stream Coming Up Tonight

StreamRide

Hold on to your seats! Pure Xbox will present a live preview stream from Microsoft's upcoming Xbox One coaster-'em-up, ScreamRide tonight. We'll be showing off content from the first three areas of the game - Populous Labs, Falls Research, and Beldurrean Laku - in all three game modes. We'll take on some coaster riding skills in...

News: Here's the Mortal Kombat X Story Trailer You've Been Waiting For

Here's the Mortal Kombat X Story Trailer You've Been Waiting For

New characters unveiled within

Remember the story mode in 2011's Mortal Kombat? Do you recall how bloody delightful it was to have a fighting game — especially one that has the kind of deep history that the Mortal Kombat series has — incorporate a narrative delivery that was on par with most AAA releases? Well, today NetherRealm Studios shared a...

News: Xbox Support to Launch on Reddit in March

Xbox Support to Launch on Reddit in March

Ok, then.

Microsoft has confirmed that as well as being able to get hardware, software, and services support from the official Xbox Support channels on Twitter and via Xbox.com, a new method will be available from March. Indeed, Xbox Support will be launching a dedicated service on Reddit. Users will be able to post questions to the user...

News: Fruit Ninja Kinect 2 Dated and Priced

Fruit Ninja Kinect 2 Dated and Priced

Slice it up in March

Halfbrick have confirmed that the sequel to (arguably) the original Kinect sensor's best game, Fruit Ninja Kinect, has a fixed Xbox One release date at long last. Fruit Ninja Kinect 2 will launch worldwide on March 18th for $15, will include five new game modes, multiplayer competition for up to four players, new unlockables,...

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

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

Kicking back with Axelay, IDARB, Hand of Fate and more.

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...

Feature: These Are the Xbox 360 Games We Want to See Remastered for Xbox One

These Are the Xbox 360 Games We Want to See Remastered for Xbox One

Providing old favorites with a minor facelift

Whether you like them or hate them, it seems that remasters, definitive editions, and last-gen ports will continue travelling over to the Xbox One for some time to come. We'll admit that we're not entirely fond of the idea if it means that potential sequels get the shaft, but we do welcome the remaster...

News: Deals! The Microsoft Store is Selling Gold Memberships for $40

Deals! The Microsoft Store is Selling Gold Memberships for $40

Need to renew?

If your Xbox Live Gold subscription is close to expiring and you're looking for a good deal, then look no further than the Microsoft Store website. For a limited time only, you can save $20 and snag a 12 month Xbox Live code for only $39.99. The standard $59.99 price was already a great value, which broke down to $5/month. The sale...

News: Fable Legends Will Be Free to Play on Xbox One and Windows 10

Fable Legends Will Be Free to Play on Xbox One and Windows 10

Fable for everyone!

The latest title in the Fable series will use a business model similar to the MOBA sensation that is League of Legends. Microsoft has announced that Lionhead Studios' Fable Legends will be a free-to-play title. While this may worry players, Microsoft seems to be handling the free to play model without it being "pay to win". The...

News: Watch Out! Slender: The Arrival Is Coming Soon to Xbox One

Watch Out! Slender: The Arrival Is Coming Soon to Xbox One

Something to scream for!

The Xbox One's game library is about to get a little creepier. Developer Blue Isle Studios has announced that their survival horror title Slender: The Arrival will be releasing in March. Gamers in the US will be able to purchase the title on March 24th, while UK gamers will have to wait one more day to get spooked. The...

News: Payday 2 Crimewave Edition Coming to Xbox One

Payday 2 Crimewave Edition Coming to Xbox One

Ready to cause some mayhem?

Publisher 505 Games has announced that it is bringing Starbreeze Studio's hit game Payday 2 to current gen consoles. The latest update to the 2013 co-op heist game is called Payday 2: Crimewave Edition. The Xbox One title will include over a year's worth of DLC and updates including the series' first female character,...

News: New Arkham Knight Trailer Shows Off Batman's Many Foes

New Arkham Knight Trailer Shows Off Batman's Many Foes

Gotham Is Mine

The latest Batman: Arkham Knight trailer is a must-see for fans of the Dark Knight. The intense trailer, which is narrated by the Scarecrow, shows off many familiar faces in Batman's rogues gallery, as Two-Face, The Penguin, Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy and a few others make an appearance. Of course the game's titular villain, Arkham...

News: GAME Slashes Xbox One 1TB Price in UK

GAME Slashes Xbox One 1TB Price in UK

For a limited time only

UK retailer GAME has slashed the price of the Xbox One 1TB console, and has added an extra game to the mix for added value. Pitched as a "when it's gone, it's gone" offer, the new deal allows gamers to pick up a 1TB Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Xbox One, complete with Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, and Forza Motorsport 5,...

News: Sierra Confirms Velocity 2X for Xbox One

Sierra Confirms Velocity 2X for Xbox One

Now you're talking

Sierra has confirmed that they'll be publishing an Xbox One port of FuturLab's outstanding Velocity 2X for Xbox One this summer. The game, which combines a number of different styles, has been available on other platforms for a little while, where it has notched up some monstrously good scores. Most notably of all, it pulled in a...

News: Fault One Zero DLC Pack Is Now Available for Trials Fusion

Fault One Zero DLC Pack Is Now Available for Trials Fusion

Plus, Ubisoft announces some impressive sales numbers

Great news Trials fans: Trial Fusion's fifth piece of DLC, Fault One Zero, is now available for download on Xbox One and Xbox 360. In Fault One Zero it's said that players can "explore the futuristic city of Megalopolis where man and machine are only distinguishable by their medical records."...

News: Team 17 Confirm LA Cops Release Date

Team 17 Confirm LA Cops Release Date

Hitting the streets real soon

Team 17 have confirmed that their upcoming isometric Xbox One title LA Cops will launch on March 13th, 2015. The game sees players taking a trip back to the 70s to fight crime, and has a pretty distinctive art style. There's no word on price as yet, but the developer has released a trailer entitled "Getting the Job...

News: New Evil Within DLC Detailed and Dated

New Evil Within DLC Detailed and Dated

Get your papers in

The first in a two-part piece of DLC for The Evil Within, entitled The Assignment, has been detailed and dated. The Assignment will launch on 10th March for the Xbox 360 and Xbox One versions of the game, and will be followed up by a pack called The Consequence, which will drop later in the Spring. Players will take on the role...

Rumour: Guitar Hero Is Not Dead, New Title Will Be Shown at E3

Guitar Hero Is Not Dead, New Title Will Be Shown at E3

Rockin' and rollin'

There's been more than one story regarding a new entry in Harmonix's Rock Band series of late, but very little has been said about the competition. Indeed, Guitar Hero has barely been mentioned...until now. Sources close to Kotaku are claiming that Activision is working on a new entry in the Guitar Hero franchise for Xbox One...

News: Blazing Badger Announces Customisable Twin Stick Shooter AIPD for Xbox One

Blazing Badger Announces Customisable Twin Stick Shooter AIPD for Xbox One

One game, a hundred thousand modes

Indie developer Blazing Badger has released some details about their upcoming twin stick shooter AIPD, which will launch on Xbox One and other platforms later in the year. The game will feature distinctly 80s-style neon art, and has an ace up its sleeve in the form of customisable game modes. The developer states...

News: Neverwinter Launching on Xbox One at End of March

Neverwinter Launching on Xbox One at End of March

Winter is coming. Or it never is. Or...

Arc Games has confirmed that their F2P MMORPG Neverwinter will launch on Xbox One on March 31st, 2015, worldwide. The release version will include all the content from the PC version of the game, including all current playable classes, such as the Scourge Warlock. All of the content from the Tyranny of...

Exclusive: March Games With Gold Jumping Into View, Double Helpings in April

March Games With Gold Jumping Into View, Double Helpings in April

Doubling up

We've had an anonymous tip thrown across the Pure Xbox news desk this evening, apparently confirming the lineup for Games With Gold in March. File it firmly under RUMOUR until official confirmation comes through. Usually, we wouldn't post an anonymous tip-off, but we've spoken to sources familiar with the lineup and...well...they aren't...