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News: New Halo 2 Anniversary Trailer Stuns

New Halo 2 Anniversary Trailer Stuns

So beautiful.

343 Industries have released a new trailer in the run up to Halo: The Master Chief Collection launch, highlighting Halo 2 Anniversary’s newly-overhauled cinematic cut-scenes that drive the epic campaign. The talented artists at Blur Studios were in charge of overhauling the cinematic portions of the game and their work is stunning,...

News: Game of Thrones Episode 1 Rated for Xbox One

Game of Thrones Episode 1 Rated for Xbox One

Winter is coming

Telltale's take on Game of Thrones is drawing ever closer. Recently, the company mentioned that the game was still on course for a 2014 release, but little more information was forthcoming though. However, the German game rating association USK has today give Game of Thrones - Episode 1 a USK 16 rating on Xbox One and PlayStation...

News: Xbox Entertainment Studios Is No More

Xbox Entertainment Studios Is No More

It could've been good, it could've been great

A couple months ago we reported on job cuts and a potential buyout of the Xbox Entertainment Studios division of Microsoft by Warner Brothers. This division is responsible for the oversight of various upcoming pieces of digital entertainment like Halo: Nightfall, a Halo television series produced by...

News: Microsoft Details November's Xbox 360 Games With Gold Titles

Microsoft Details November's Xbox 360 Games With Gold Titles

Something for everyone...

Microsoft has confirmed that there's a bit of something for all age ranges this month, as November's Games With Gold offering consists of two very different titles. Kicking off the month, Rare's Viva Piñata: Trouble in Paradise will be free, running from November 1st through to the 15th inclusive. After that, you'll get...

News: Volgarr the Viking Is Your Xbox One November Games With Gold Offering

Volgarr the Viking Is Your Xbox One November Games With Gold Offering

Striking a hammer blow for gamers

The super-difficult platformer hack and slasher Volgarr the Viking will be heading up November's Games With Gold on Xbox One, it has been confirmed. The game, which features a great pixel art style and is - we'll reiterate this - super-difficult, comes out of Crazy Viking Studios, and will be a new release on...

News: Ubisoft Details Far Cry 4's PvP Modes

Ubisoft Details Far Cry 4's PvP Modes

Shoot to kill

Far Cry 4 is almost upon us, and Ubisoft has decided to share some information about the game's PvP mode. Named "Battles of Kyrat", the mode takes on the form of a re-telling of a long past war between Pagan Min's elite guard (the Rakshasa) and the Golden Path rebellion. Each faction has their own unique weapons and skills, requiring...

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...