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Out Today: ClusterPuck 99 (Xbox One)

ClusterPuck 99 (Xbox One)

It's about pucking time

ClusterPuck 99 is all about inviting the boy's over for some old-school multiplayer fun and shameless bragging rights. Up to eight players can join in (side note: does anyone actually own that many controllers?) to control a puck across 30 different maps. You can check out our exclusive interview with the developers of the...

News: The Witcher 3's First Major Expansion Casts a Spell Next Month

The Witcher 3's First Major Expansion Casts a Spell Next Month

Because the main game wasn't already long enough

Coming off of giving away 16 pieces of free DLC, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is preparing to launch Hearts of Stone, the first of two major expansions for the huge, fantasy epic from CD Projekt Red. Hearts of Stone will release on October 13th for Xbox One, PS4, and PC and will cost $9.99. There will...

News: Assassin's Creed and Battlefield Among Discounts in This Week's Deals With Gold

Assassin's Creed and Battlefield Among Discounts in This Week's Deals With Gold

Wars never been so much fun.

This week's Deals With Gold are live with the majority of deals being on Ubisoft and EA games, along with their respective micro-transaction orientated DLC. 2K's Evolve also rounds off the full game discounts for the week. Xbox 360 also sees Metro: Last Light's DLC receive some sizable discounts. Xbox One Deals With...

News: Konami Warns Players of Game-Breaking Phantom Pain Bug

Konami Warns Players of Game-Breaking Phantom Pain Bug

It's all so Quiet, shhh shhh

Konami have been forced to make an important announcement via their website, warning players of a game-breaking bug that is present in all versions of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. Unfortunately, the nature of the bug means that reporting on it does somewhat spoil a character's appearance in the game. No way...

News: FIFA 16 Demo Hits Xbox One and Xbox 360

FIFA 16 Demo Hits Xbox One and Xbox 360

You're a goal-scoring superstar hero.

FIFA 16 is due for release on September 22nd but that doesn't mean you can't get in on the action earlier. A demo is now available for download on both Xbox One and Xbox 360. In a break from the normal "quick match with limited team selection" style of demo, the new FIFA 16 Demo has a couple of modes for...

News: Castle Crashers Remastered Launches This Week, Free for Those Who Bought the Xbox 360 Version

Castle Crashers Remastered Launches This Week, Free for Those Who Bought the Xbox 360 Version

Nice

In a nice bit of news to start off the week, The Behemoth have announced that they'll be releasing the revamped Castle Crashers Remastered for Xbox One on September 9th. Not only that, but if you already own the Xbox 360 edition, you'll be able to get the new version for absolutely nothing. All you need to do is head to the Xbox Games Store...

Feature: X15 Media Showcase Event Review

X15 Media Showcase Event Review

Games, Games, Games

Microsoft Canada recently held the X15 Media Showcase at Toronto's Sound Academy and Pure Xbox were lucky enough to be in attendance and get hands on with many of the remaining 2015 releases. An impressively-sized show floor did include many recent releases such as King's Quest and Rare Replay as well as the likes of Gears of...

Talking Point: Now That Rare Replay is on the Shelves, Which Other Compilations Would You Like to See?

Now That Rare Replay is on the Shelves, Which Other Compilations Would You Like to See?

Team pX mulls it over

Now that Rare Replay has hit the shelves and sold oodles of copies, we got to thinking about other compilations that we'd like to see. Sure, every other game from the Xbox 360 era is getting some sort of remaster or re-release, but what of titles that either weren't released in the last generation? Also, what if we could just...

Out Today: Nightmares from the Deep: The Cursed Heart (Xbox One)

Nightmares from the Deep: The Cursed Heart (Xbox One)

Click, click, click, click, found it!

Pitched as a "classic adventure game", Nightmares from the Deep: The Cursed Heart has made the jump to Xbox One, promising to bring corpses and Caribbean museum curators together for a bit of a sing-song. Well, not a sing-song, really. More of a tale of rescuing the museum curator's daughter from the evil hands...

Out Today: Quest of Dungeons (Xbox One)

Quest of Dungeons (Xbox One)

Questing 24/7

In Their Words: Quest of Dungeons is a turn based dungeon crawler game, a roguelike featuring a good old 16-bit retro artistic look. An evil Dark Lord has stolen all the light, so your mission is to enter his lair and defeat him. By playing as either a Warrior, a Wizard, a Assassin or a Shaman you have to traverse dungeons, defeat...

Out Today: Broken Sword 5: The Serpent's Curse (Xbox One)

Broken Sword 5: The Serpent's Curse (Xbox One)

Nicole? Papa!

The Broken Sword series is back once again with a port of the multi-episodic Broken Sword 5: The Serpent's Curse. On Xbox One, both episodes are conveniently rolled up into one game, so you don't have to wait to play the next part once you're done with the first. In Their Words: Paris in the spring. Shots ring out from a gallery. A...

Out Today: Rugby World Cup 2015 (Xbox One)

Rugby World Cup 2015 (Xbox One)

Scrum down

Time to get muddy, as the official game of the 2015 Rugby World Cup has launched. It has to be said that not a great deal of fanfare has been made about this one and it's from the same team that brought us the absolutely diabolical Rugby 15 last year. Take that as you will. It looks remarkably similar. In Their Words: Experience the...

Out Today: Super Toy Cars (Xbox One)

Super Toy Cars (Xbox One)

Tiny fun

Super Toy Cars is a game that shrinks you down to race as tiny Hot Wheels/Matchbox-style cars in real-world environments. Offline multiplayer is available, along with a career mode and multiple cars and upgrades. It was previously released for PC and Wii U. In Their Words: Super Toy Cars is a tabletop arcade combat racing game featuring...

News: Warframe: Echoes of the Sentient Live on Xbox One - MASSIVE Code Giveaway Here!

Warframe: Echoes of the Sentient Live on Xbox One - MASSIVE Code Giveaway Here!

Seriously, we're drowning in codes

The Xbox One F2P title Warframe has seen a new release of content in the form of the Echoes of the Sentient expansion and to celebrate, we're giving away a whole stack of codes. Thousands of 'em, in fact! Echoes of the Sentient introduces a new Warframe by the name of Equinox, which has a switchable Day-form and...

News: Japanese MMO Onigiri Heads West Next Week

Japanese MMO Onigiri Heads West Next Week

Stealth launch

It's been a while since we've heard anything about Japanese MMO Onigiri (almost a year, in fact) but Windows Central are reporting that the game from developer Cyberstep will be making its way to Xbox One in the US and Europe within the next week. Set to launch on September 9th, the game features anime-style characters and features a...

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

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Seventy One

On the road again

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 writer's gaming...

News: Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds Heading to Xbox One Backward Compatibility List

Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds Heading to Xbox One Backward Compatibility List

We just don't know when

The popular pixel-art styled Xbox 360 side-scroller Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds is coming to Xbox One via the system's Backward Compatibility feature, it has been confirmed. 5pb's title hasn't picked up the most votes on the Xbox User Voice platform (just 371 at the time of writing) but it seems that persistence has paid...

News: Tony Hawk Pro Skater 5 Preorders to Come With Cuphead, Mugman and Sunset Overdrive Heads

Tony Hawk Pro Skater 5 Preorders to Come With Cuphead, Mugman and Sunset Overdrive Heads

Well, that's one way to try to sell it

Players who preorder Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 digitally on Xbox One will get access to three exclusive bonuses, it has been revealed today. Those that take the plunge for the game - which has already been much maligned for its initial subpar visual performance and subsequent strange visual changes - will get...

News: Borderlands Now Backward Compatible for Preview Program Members on Xbox One

Borderlands Now Backward Compatible for Preview Program Members on Xbox One

Start with a trickle

It's hardly the deluge of information we were expecting regarding updates to the backward compatibility list, but Microsoft has confirmed that as of today, Xbox One owners in the Preview Program will be able to play the Xbox 360 edition of Borderlands via Backward Compatibility. Saves and add-ons will carry over (as long as...

News: Hold On To Your Titfer: Merchoid Is Making an Official Assassin's Creed Top Hat

Hold On To Your Titfer: Merchoid Is Making an Official Assassin's Creed Top Hat

We just wanted to use the word "titfer" really.

In one of the stranger official announcements to slide across our desks today, is the word that accessories and apparel manufacturer Merchoid will be releasing an officially licensed Assassin's Creed: Syndicate top hat. Yes, a top hat. The Victorian Top Hat (as is the official name) is based on the...

News: KING Art Games Launches Kickstarter to Complete Development of The Dwarves

KING Art Games Launches Kickstarter to Complete Development of The Dwarves

Expensive

When we first reported on tactical RPG The Dwarves back in July, everything looked to be going along swimmingly for the Xbox One version. The developer's previous titles - The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 and Battle Worlds: Kronos - were completed with the help of backers on Kickstarter, but it wasn't suggested that the same path would be...