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Talking Point: What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 101

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue 101

After Party

Welcome to What Games Are You Playing This Weekend, our light-hearted feature where we talk about what games we'll be enjoying this weekend. This isn't all about us, though, as we'd love to hear from you in the comments below. Now let's get into what games we'll be playing! Ken Barnes (@SuperKMx): Gamertag: pX SuperKMx This weekend...

Out This Week: DC Universe Online, Party Hard, JumpJet Rex

DC Universe Online, Party Hard, JumpJet Rex

Lots of retro inspired games this week

Out This Week is pretty self explanatory; it's our weekly look back at all of the new games that were released on Xbox One and Xbox 360. We've tinkered with the format a bit and streamlined it so it's easy to be informed of all the latest games. You'll find information on the pricing for different regions, the...

News: Elite Dangerous: Horizons Detailed for Xbox One

Elite Dangerous: Horizons Detailed for Xbox One

Take her down, cap'n

Frontier Developments have confirmed that the Horizons expansion for Elite Dangerous will be coming to Xbox One in the second quarter of 2016. Elite Dangerous: Horizons includes planetary landings, loot, crafting, multicrew co-operative play, and more. The Xbox One version will contain the 2.0: Planetary Landings and 2.1: The...

News: SSX and Halo 3: ODST Campaign Edition Coming to Backward Compatibility in June?

SSX and Halo 3: ODST Campaign Edition Coming to Backward Compatibility in June?

Looks like it...

Amazon US have let slip that a couple of big titles are on the way to backward compatibility on Xbox One. The retailer allows users to preorder digital codes now, and that includes Xbox 360 titles. When a game is backward compatible, the card artwork provided by Microsoft shows "Full Game Download - Plays on Xbox One" as opposed to...

News: King's Quest Episode 1 Goes Free on Xbox One

King's Quest Episode 1 Goes Free on Xbox One

Hop to it

The Odd Gentlemen's reboot of the King's Quest franchise has opened its doors to more players today, with the first episode now being free for all users on Xbox One. King's Quest: Chapter 1 - A Knight to Remember is available to download now and is the full version, meaning you get all the lovely achievements and adventure gameplay that...

News: Diablo III: Reaper of Souls Gets A Monstrous New Patch

Diablo III: Reaper of Souls Gets A Monstrous New Patch

Updates and bonuses galore!

It may have been almost two years ago that Diablo III: Reaper of Souls was released on Xbox 360 and Xbox One but Blizzard are still showing the popular RPG an impressive amount of support, releasing a hefty new patch. Update 2.41 is now available to download, making changes to various skills in each class, items,...

News: Cyberpunk 2077 'More Ambitious Than The Witcher On Every Single Front'

Cyberpunk 2077 'More Ambitious Than The Witcher On Every Single Front'

Onto Bigger and Better Things

Polish developers CD Projekt Red have spoken out about their ambitious new project Cyberpunk 2077, crediting the worldwide success and critical acclaim of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt for granting them the opportunity and resources to make something even bigger and better than the 2015 hit. The Witcher 3 was named Game of...

News: Dark Souls 3 Servers Down Today for Major Update

Dark Souls 3 Servers Down Today for Major Update

Down but not out

Bandai Namco have announced that a new patch for brutal RPG Dark Souls III will be released today during a scheduled period of maintenance. The update, 1.04, will make a number of fixes and changes, including game crashes upon leaving multiplayer sessions and reducing some of the conditions required to obtain in game items. The...

The BC List: Issue 2 - Double the Dragons, Twice the Fun

Issue 2 - Double the Dragons, Twice the Fun

Get funky

With no regular scheduled announcements of new titles being added to Xbox One's backward compatibility feature anymore (they just get announced as and when), we thought it would be a good idea to take a periodical look at the games that have been added to the service. Hence, The BC List was born. Maybe you missed a title? Maybe a title...

Rumour: Microsoft to Announce New Hardware at E3 2016?

Microsoft to Announce New Hardware at E3 2016?

New console and controller incoming?

It's that time of year when the gaming industry begins to turn its attention to what might be announced at this year's E3 conference and news coming out of the Microsoft camp seems to suggest that the company will be announcing a new hardware device and a new Xbox One controller. According to Microsoft blogger...

News: DOOM Single Player Campaign Shown Off

DOOM Single Player Campaign Shown Off

Check how things are shaping up

In a special live session with some of the developers of the upcoming DOOM last night, it was the turn of the single player campaign to get some time in the sun. In the stream, id Software's Marty Stratton and Hugo Martin run through some early sections of the game, showing off the new features like the 3D map...

Brand New: Issue 5 - Bumper Edition - 15 New Xbox One Games!

Issue 5 - Bumper Edition - 15 New Xbox One Games!

They tried to keep some of these quiet...

Brand New is our weekly (well, we took a break last week, but now it's weekly) look back at all of the games that have been announced as coming to Xbox One in the past seven days. Rather than cover every game individually and watch it get lost in the mix of the week's news, we'll bring you all the facts and...

News: America Falls in Homefront: The Revolution Trailer

America Falls in Homefront: The Revolution Trailer

The bigger they are...

Deep Silver and Dambuster Studios have released a new cinematic trailer for upcoming shooter Homefront: The Revolution. Entitled 'America Has Fallen', the trailer depicts the story of how North Korea led the world in the development of technological gadgetry and cutting-edge weapon systems, eventually taking over the United...

News: New Shadow Warrior 2 Gameplay Footage Emerges

New Shadow Warrior 2 Gameplay Footage Emerges

A dozen hot minutes

Devolver Digital and developer Flying Wild Hog have released an exciting new gameplay video for multiplayer shooter Shadow Warrior 2. Starring Lo Wang, the recurring mercenary protagonist, the game features up to four-player cooperative gaming through procedurally generated landscapes, utilising blades, bullets and magic to...

News: Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 Free Trial Available To All

Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 Free Trial Available To All

Go to war for 10 hours...completely free!

If you have yet to take the plunge into the quirky battlegrounds of Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2, now is the perfect opportunity as a free trial of the frenetic, fantastical multiplayer is now available on Xbox One. The trial will give players access to 10 hours of the full game - as the EA...

News: Bioware Tease Potential New Dragon Age Game

Bioware Tease Potential New Dragon Age Game

Well...that's one way to intrigue...

It is safe to say that Bioware's social media presence has been interesting as of late, celebrating the arrival of Spring with a quirky livestream and a Twitter tease that has fans of RPG epic Dragon Age very excited. Series producer Mark Darrah took to Twitter late yesterday evening to deliver a short, cryptic...

News: Fallout 4 Mods Are Launching on Xbox One Next Month

Fallout 4 Mods Are Launching on Xbox One Next Month

Bethesda keeps its promise

Despite being announced at last year's E3, mods for Fallout 4 on home consoles is finally happening and their coming to Xbox One in May. Finding mods in Fallout 4 appears to be a smooth and seamless experience. Players will be able to browse and search for "the latest and greatest mods" and even install them while in the...

News: Deals With Gold: Assassin's Creed and Alien Take Center Stage

Deals With Gold: Assassin's Creed and Alien Take Center Stage

Choppin' those prices

This week's Deals With Gold have been announced and there's savings to be had on pretty much the entire Assassin's Creed series, across both platforms. From the backward compatible original game through to Assassin's Creed Syndicate, there's savings of at least 30% on every title. Outside of that, Alien Day (4/26) is being...

News: May's Games With Gold Announced

May's Games With Gold Announced

Questing on the GRID

May's Xbox Games With Gold have been announced and there's a variety of titles in store for Xbox Live Gold subscribers. No doubt, people will complain after getting Sunset Overdrive for free this month, but there's a variety of games to be had, at the very least. From May 1st through to May 31st, you'll be able to get your...

News: Second Quantum Break Patch Expected This Week

Second Quantum Break Patch Expected This Week

Fixes En Route

Remedy Games have announced on Twitter that a new patch for Quantum Break is in certification, expected to be unleashed this week. Title Update 2 will address some of the known key issues that the developers have been working hard to fix, including missing dialogue, lighting glitches and issues with cloud saves though, as of yet,...

News: Friday the 13th: The Game Alpha Footage Revealed

Friday the 13th: The Game Alpha Footage Revealed

Hide and Go Shriek!

New gameplay footage of upcoming slasher, Friday the 13th: The Game has been unveiled, showing players getting up close and bloody with series antagonist Jason Voorhees. Atmospheric and utterly brutal, the videos show off the Higgins Haven map, including the interior of a classically creepy cabin in the woods and the kind of...