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Review: Klipsch KG-200 Pro Audio Wired Gaming Headset

Klipsch KG-200 Pro Audio Wired Gaming Headset

Jack of all trades, master of none

Reviewing a set of headphones is usually an easy task. You examine a set bunch of expected features and comment on whether they do things better than the other options that are available, taking into consideration the price. The Klipsch KG-200 Pro Audio Wired Gaming Headset though, is somewhat more complicated than...

News: Minecraft LEGO Sets Detailed and Priced

Minecraft LEGO Sets Detailed and Priced

Now you can rest easy

Even though a few "micro" Minecraft LEGO sets have been on the shelves for a while, the brick-building community has been absolutely gagging for a full-sized set or two, we're told. Now, their dreams have come true. Legendary UK toy store Hamleys has the two sets - The Farm (21114) and The Cave (21113) - listed for £25 and...

News: The August Xbox One Update is Finally Rolling Out

The August Xbox One Update is Finally Rolling Out

Improved activity feed, 3D Blu-ray support, and loads more

It's taken a bit longer than expected, but the latest monthly system update for Xbox One has begun rolling out to users today. We already gave you a rundown on what's new, but because we know clicking on links is hard work, we're going to provide all the details for you here — again. The...

Gamescom 2014: Dead Island 2 Can't Be Completed?

Dead Island 2 Can't Be Completed?

No 100%, no endgame?

According to Bernd Diemer, Creative Director of Dead Island 2, the highly anticipated zombie slaughtering sequel can't be beaten and has no endgame. Speaking to IGN during a live demo interview at Gamescom 2014, Diemer discussed the new seamless multiplayer that will feature in Dead Island 2 and how it effects the game: "I...

News: Neon Shooting Happy Time Is Back - Geometry Wars 3 Is Now Confirmed for Xbox One, Xbox 360

Neon Shooting Happy Time Is Back - Geometry Wars 3 Is Now Confirmed for Xbox One, Xbox 360

Shaping up nicely

Earlier in the week, we ran a report stating that the re-animated Sierra brand would be publishing the next Geometry Wars title for Lucid Games, but that platforms were as yet unconfirmed. Well, here's your confirmation. Geometry Ward 3: Dimensions is coming to both Xbox One and Xbox 360, and looks to be shaping up nicely...

News: Xbox September Preview Dashboard Rolls Out with Surprise Features

Xbox September Preview Dashboard Rolls Out with Surprise Features

Straight outta Testerville

Earlier in the week, we reported on some of the cool new stuff that's on the way to the Xbox One system software. General celebrations for the arrival of DLNA and other tweaks were the order of the day, but now the update has actually rolled out to members of the Dashboard Preview program, a few new things have been thrown...

News: Warframe Set To Hit Xbox One In Early September

Warframe Set To Hit Xbox One In Early September

F2P on 2/9. Or 9/2 in the US. But not P2F.

The F2P action title Warframe will launch on Xbox One on September 2nd, it was confirmed today. The Digital Extremes-developed title has been available on PC and PS4 for a while, but finally makes the jump to Microsoft's current-gen platform in a couple of weeks. The game is set in a distant future where...

Weirdness: New Madden NFL 15 Advert Makes You Wonder What Just Happened

New Madden NFL 15 Advert Makes You Wonder What Just Happened

It's Madden season, don't ask why...

It seems to be the season of really weird adverts. First Sylvester "Rocky" Stallone promoted Xbox One, now this latest trailer for Madden NFL 15 really ... just ... makes you wonder what just happened. Apparently "Madden Season" is "a competitive time — an emotional time", which EA Sports seem to have pushed to...

Gamescom 2014: Killer Instinct Returns For a Second Season on Oct 15th

Killer Instinct Returns For a Second Season on Oct 15th

New fighters, modes, and more

Killer Instinct: Season 2 is coming back to Xbox One this October 15 with a new roster of fighters, game modes, and a revamped interface. Just like the first game, season two is a free-to-play game that comes with fighters TJ Combo and Maya. Fans can purchase additional characters for $4.99 each or buy either The Combo...

News: Collector's Edition of The Witcher 3 on Xbox One To Contain Exclusive Content

Collector's Edition of The Witcher 3 on Xbox One To Contain Exclusive Content

...and it really is nice...

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is currently building up a head of steam as we get closer to the game's February 25th launch date, but today has seen CD Projekt Red announce something a little special for Xbox One owners. If you order the game's Collector's Edition - which will set you back £139.99 in the UK on either Xbox One...

Gamescom 2014: Assassin's Creed Unity Uses Microtransactions

Assassin's Creed Unity Uses Microtransactions

But it won't compromise the Brotherhood

Ubisoft has confirmed that Assassin's Creed Unity will feature microtransactions. Speaking with TotalXbox, Assassin's Creed Unity producer Vincent Pontbriand confirmed that players will be able can spend real money to "fast track" unlocks such as weapons, attire and items. Pontbriand then went on to reassure...

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

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

Back once 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: NPD: Xbox One Closes US Sales Gap, But Not By Much

NPD: Xbox One Closes US Sales Gap, But Not By Much

Comparative sales up in quiet month

In what was a barren wasteland of a month for videogame retail in the US - barring the outstanding The Last of Us Remastered for PS4 - Xbox One sales were predictably down in July, but the gap between Microsoft's machine and Sony's was smaller than anticipated. In June, Sony shifted 269,000 units of PS4 hardware,...

Gamescom 2014: Xbox's Official Twitch Channel Compromised

Xbox's Official Twitch Channel Compromised

Xbox, PlayStation and ESL targeted at Gamescom

Last night, the official Twitch channels belonging to Xbox, PlayStation and eSports League were targeted and compromised. Past broadcasts were altered and new highlights were published with everything from offensively-worded descriptions (racist and homophobic slurs) to shots fired at other games...

Gamescom 2014: Titanfall: Free The Frontier Live Action Short

Titanfall: Free The Frontier Live Action Short

Watch this!

Over the past few months we've seen small portions and clips of director William Chang and Toronto based Play Fight VFX's live-action, adrenaline pumped Titanfall: Free The Frontier, and this week at Gamescom we were treated to the full-length version of this visceral vision of Titanfall action. Respawn Entertainment and Play Fight...

Gamescom 2014: Ubisoft Releases 11-Minute Assassin's Creed Unity Solo Campaign Video

Ubisoft Releases 11-Minute Assassin's Creed Unity Solo Campaign Video

If you're on the fence, you won't be for long

Ubisoft has released a video from a little Xbox One title they have in the works - Assassin's Creed Unity. This is no normal trailer though. No, this is an 11-minute long uncut single-player video with commentary by the game's Creative Director, Alex Amancio. A full single-player assassination mission...

Gamescom 2014: The Final Titanfall DLC Pack

The Final Titanfall DLC Pack

Dropping This Fall!

The third and final piece of downloadable content for Titanfall was announced during the Electronic Arts press conference this week at Gamescom by developer Respawn Entertainment. Entitled IMC Rising, this offering of three new maps including BACKWATER, ZONE 18 and SANDTRAP will continue the style of previous post-launch...