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News: How to Survive, Costume Quest 2 Now Available Right Before Halloween

How to Survive, Costume Quest 2 Now Available Right Before Halloween

Gamer beware, you're in for a scare

Both Costume Quest 2 and How to Survive: Storm Warning Edition have quietly appeared on their appropriate stores today, just two days before Halloween. Costume Quest 2 can be grabbed for $14.99 on Xbox One and Xbox 360, while the updated How to Survive is priced at $19.99. Costume Quest 2 is of course the sequel...

News: Dying Light Cancelled on Xbox 360, Still Heading to Xbox One

Dying Light Cancelled on Xbox 360, Still Heading to Xbox One

Stepping up

Dying Light developers Techland have confirmed that the Xbox 360 version of the game has been cancelled today. Originally set to be a cross-generational release, the game will now only target PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC platforms. The developer issued a lengthy statement confirming the decision, which you can check out below:-...

News: Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams to Get Xbox One Director's Cut

Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams to Get Xbox One Director's Cut

Jumping in

It appears that the Xbox 360 platform adventure Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams will be released on Xbox One sooner rather than later, according to the German game rating authority, USK. They've recently listed Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams Director's Cut as passing with a USK 6 rating for Xbox One, meaning that we could see the game as...

News: 8 Bit Confirms Skara: The Blade Remains Coming to Xbox One as F2P

8 Bit Confirms Skara: The Blade Remains Coming to Xbox One as F2P

Hacking and slashing for free

Indie developer 8 Bit has confirmed that their hack and slash title Skara: The Blade Remains will release on Xbox One as a free-to-play title in 2015. The studio, which is based in Barcelona and London, have released an Early Access version of the game for PC via Steam today and in doing so, also confirmed the console...

News: Greenberg: Xbox One Has A "Bright Future"

Greenberg: Xbox One Has A "Bright Future"

That $50 price cut will help...

Following on from Microsoft's announcement that they'll be slashing the Xbox One's hardware price by $50 for the holiday season in the US, Microsoft executive Aaron Greenberg seems to be a bit chipper about the system's future. Responding to a Tweet from a fan, Greenberg says that "We have the best games, exclusives...

News: Microsoft Slashes Xbox One Price in US for Holiday Season

Microsoft Slashes Xbox One Price in US for Holiday Season

Deal or no deal.

Microsoft has confirmed that it's slashing the price of the Xbox One console in the US from November 2nd, with the new price being effective through until January 3rd, 2015. The drop is a walloping $50, meaning that a Kinect-free system will set you back $350, with a Kinect-bundled system costing $450. The price cut also applies to...

News: Get Some Early Treats (Or Tricks) In PvZ: Garden Warfare This Week

Get Some Early Treats (Or Tricks) In PvZ: Garden Warfare This Week

Spooky packs of ghoulishly great cards

Up until the 31st of October, players of Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare can snag themselves a free pack of special Halloween themed cards each day in the form of Trick or Treat packs. Simply log in each day and collect your pack. So far, we've seen Vampire Zombie, Franken-Shroom and Coffin Zombies come...

News: Eastasiasoft Confirms Lost Sea for Xbox One Release in 2015

Eastasiasoft Confirms Lost Sea for Xbox One Release in 2015

Paradise found

Hong Kong-based developer and publisher Eastasiasoft has confirmed that they'll be bringing their new strategy game Lost Sea to Xbox One in 2015. Pitched as a "B-movie strategy-action game set inside a procedurally generated Bermuda Triangle", the game will be released some point next year. The game's designer, Aidan Price, said...

News: HaloFest 2014 Details Confirmed

HaloFest 2014 Details Confirmed

"A Celebration Fit for a Spartan"

Spartans, this is a call to action! HaloFest is back! Running between the 8th and 11th of November, the event will see a whole bunch of Halo-related activity going on, so let’s have a peek at what's in store. As the 11th quickly approaches and we all salivate, details regarding everything Halo are like Halloween...

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

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

What time it is? WGAYPTW time!

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...

News: Codemasters Officially Announces Toybox Turbos for Xbox 360

Codemasters Officially Announces Toybox Turbos for Xbox 360

The machines are going micro

Were you a fan of those frantically-fun Micro Machines games from the '90s? If so, you're going to love this news. Codemasters — who developed the Micro Machines games two decades ago — today announced Toybox Turbos, a table-top racer that will be speeding onto the Xbox 360 Games Store soon. No release date has been...

News: Developer Confirms Outlast 2 is in the Works

Developer Confirms Outlast 2 is in the Works

More scares

The developer of the ultra-scary Outlast, Red Barrels, has confirmed that a sequel to the game is in development. Formats have yet to be confirmed, but we'd imagine that the same route as the first game would be taken, with a release on PC, followed by a console release. Red Barrels co-founder Phillipe Morin confirmed in an interview...

News: Slender: The Arrival Heading to Xbox One

Slender: The Arrival Heading to Xbox One

Watch your back, the Slender Man's a 'coming.

The ratings team that covers a large portion of European releases - PEGI - has rated Majesco's Xbox 360 scare-'em-up Slender: The Arrival for release on Xbox One, it has been revealed. The news - outed by the always-intrepid Lifelower - comes as a bit of a surprise and appears to be right out of the...

Poll: Do You Prefer Linear or Open World Games?

Do You Prefer Linear or Open World Games?

Open for discussion

In a recent interview with OXM, Far Cry 4’s creative director Alex Hutchinson had some interesting things to say about the future of linear games. In summary, he believes that games with a linear campaign are “really going to suffer in the modern marketplace.” Hutchinson also said: "They're already super high-quality,...

News: Titanfall: Update 8 Breakdown

Titanfall: Update 8 Breakdown

It ain't over until Respawn says its over!

Titanfall shocked and amazed Xbox Owners when it first hit the scene nearly a year ago. Shooter fans had rarely seen something as fast-paced and awe-inspiring as running across a wall to board a hundred and fifty foot tall robot that they’d just then called to drop from orbit. Since then, we’ve seen...