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News: The Witcher 3 Latest Patch Goes Live

The Witcher 3 Latest Patch Goes Live

Patch me up

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has seen plenty of periodic updates since its original release back in May 2015. Each of these patches has subsequently fixed bugs and refined the experience such as making the games' UI easier to use and read. Now, the recent 1.12 patch is different with a raft of fixes to the games' latest DLC offering Hearts...

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

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Eighty Six

We're Back! A WGAYPTW Story

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...

Rumour: Mafia III Release Date Spotted at Retailers

Mafia III Release Date Spotted at Retailers

2K Games not confirming anything

Thanks to some eagle-eyed customers, the Mafia III release date could be as early as April 26th, 2016. The below screenshot was taken from a Best Buy location and sent to IGN in which a April 26th release date can clearly be seen on a Mafia III pre-order card. It appears that other retailers such as GameStop also...

News: Shantae and the Pirate's Curse Jumps to Xbox One in 2016

Shantae and the Pirate's Curse Jumps to Xbox One in 2016

Showing the WayForward

European age-raters PEGI have awarded an early-year Xbox One rating to WayForward's platformer Shantae and the Pirate's Curse. The game was released to high acclaim on the Wii U and 3DS back in 2014, making the jump to PC and - weirdly enough - Amazon Fire TV devices in 2015. With the successfully crowdfunded sequel Shantae:...

News: Rainbow Six Siege Operation Black Ice DLC Delayed

Rainbow Six Siege Operation Black Ice DLC Delayed

Operation On Hold

It has been confirmed by Ubisoft on Twitter that the first release of downloadable content for tactical shooter Rainbow Six: Siege has been delayed until the beginning of February. The DLC pack, entitled Operation Black Ice, was scheduled to be released today. Season Pass holders will be able to grab the content on 2nd February,...

News: Happy New Year: Here's The List of Xbox One and Windows 10 Exclusives Due in 2016

Happy New Year: Here's The List of Xbox One and Windows 10 Exclusives Due in 2016

Don't Let the Delays Get You Down

The commencement of a new year has brought a slew of delays with games such as Xbox One exclusive Scalebound being rescheduled until next year. However, do not fret. Microsoft have been quick to confirm their schedule of games that are due to be released on Xbox One and Windows 10 in 2016. In a post on Xbox Wire,...

News: A Boy and His Blob Being Relaunched on Xbox One

A Boy and His Blob Being Relaunched on Xbox One

Jelly Beans Ready!

It has been confirmed that the critically acclaimed remake of A Boy and His Blob is indeed making its way onto Xbox One this month. Re-released for the Wii in 2009, A Boy and his Blob is WayForward's re-imagining of Imagineering's original NES platform-puzzler A Boy and His Blob: Trouble on Blobolonia. The official description on...

Rumour: Assassin's Creed Taking A Gap Year? 2016 Version Cancelled?

Assassin's Creed Taking A Gap Year? 2016 Version Cancelled?

A break in the continuum

As we all know, Assassin's Creed has been an annual franchise since 2010 and we have come to expect a new game to be released every year. That might change this year however, as the 2016 installment is rumored to have been cancelled, with the next title being released in 2017. According to Autoomoblie, a Ubisoft developer...

Rumour: Smaller, Cheaper Xbox One to Be Released in 2016

Smaller, Cheaper Xbox One to Be Released in 2016

Will compete with the Apple TV

Microsoft is considering releasing a slimmer, cheaper, and scaled back version of the Xbox One in late 2016 in order to compete with the Apple TV, according to a report from Business Insider. We'd advise not to get your hopes up though as this is still very much unconfirmed. The information -- which comes from...

News: Fully Charge Your Xbox One Controller in 60 Seconds With This New "Super Charger"

Fully Charge Your Xbox One Controller in 60 Seconds With This New "Super Charger"

A first for the video game industry

One of the main inconveniences still plaguing gamers this generation is the need to recharge your controller batteries during long play sessions. If a new accessory from Performance Designed Products (PDP) is any indication, then we finally may be able to put this issue aside. It's being called the Super Charger...

News: Xbox Countdown Sale Kicks Off With 134 Discounts on Xbox One and Xbox 360 Titles

Xbox Countdown Sale Kicks Off With 134 Discounts on Xbox One and Xbox 360 Titles

Tons of savings to be had

The Xbox Countdown sale has kicked off, and there are absolutely STACKS of titles discounted. As usual, Xbox Live Gold members get a larger discount than those who don't have a subscription, and discounts range up to 85% off! Indeed, there are some highlights to be found if you check though the list, with 75% off the...

News: Games With Gold For January 2016 Has A Killer Lineup

Games With Gold For January 2016 Has A Killer Lineup

Starting the new year with a bang

Microsoft has already announced next month's Games With Gold titles, with Killer Instinct and Deus Ex: Human Revolution leading the way. A total of four new games are up for grabs in January. As previously announced with the launch of the new Xbox dashboard, all Xbox 360 games from Games With Gold will be playable...

News: Microsoft's Own Cloud Tech Could One Day Power PS4 Exclusives

Microsoft's Own Cloud Tech Could One Day Power PS4 Exclusives

Or any game for that matter

Microsoft's Azure cloud-based technology -- last seen powering Crackdown 3 at Gamescom 2015 -- is apparently open to all developers and platforms, including competing consoles like the PS4. This information came from Xbox boss Phil Spencer during a conversation he had with a concerned Titanfall fan on Twitter. When asked...

News: Episode 4 of Minecraft: Story Mode Due Next Week

Episode 4 of Minecraft: Story Mode Due Next Week

A Block and a Hard Place

Telltale Games have announced that the penultimate episode of Minecraft: Story Mode will release on both Xbox One and Xbox 360 on 22nd December, just in time for Christmas. The episode - entitled A Block and a Hard Place - will see the pixellated protagonists adventure into the Fairlands to discover the one thing that can...

News: Mafia 3 Gameplay Demo Shows off Life in 1960s New Orleans

Mafia 3 Gameplay Demo Shows off Life in 1960s New Orleans

Mob Warfare

Hangar 13 have released a 12-minute gameplay demo for upcoming action title Mafia 3. In the demo, which is commentated by creative director Haden Blackman, protagonist Lincoln Clay infiltrates a gang hideout to confront a rival mobster that he encounters during the game. The gameplay shows off the fighting mechanics - from seamless...

Talking Point: What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Holiday Break Edition

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Holiday Break Edition

Making a list

With Christmas and New Year both falling on Fridays, it turns out this is going to be the last installment of WGAYPTW for 2015. So instead of focusing on a single weekend, we'll be sharing our gaming-related plans that span the remainder of the holiday season, and you should do the same in the comments section below. If you're anything...

News: Ken Levine's Ambitious New Project Involves Science Fiction & "Narrative LEGO"

Ken Levine's Ambitious New Project Involves Science Fiction & "Narrative LEGO"

Building a new way of storytelling

BioShock creator Ken Levine has lifted the lid on his latest as-of-yet unnamed project this week, hinting that it will be highly replayable, feature a small-scale open world and move away from a single player story-driven narrative. Speaking on NPR's "On Point" show, the industry stalwart discussed his belief that...

News: Microsoft Adds Halo Reach and 15 More Games to Xbox One Backward Compatibility List

Microsoft Adds Halo Reach and 15 More Games to Xbox One Backward Compatibility List

Hydro Thunder Hurricane!

Microsoft has added 16 new Xbox 360 titles to the Xbox One backwards compatibility list, it has been announced today. From now (or maybe a little later today), you should be able to take on four retail titles and twelve arcade releases on your Xbox One. The full list is as follows, and contains Hydro Thunder Hurricane so...

News: Max: The Curse of Brotherhood Is Also Free With Gold Right Now

Max: The Curse of Brotherhood Is Also Free With Gold Right Now

Nice surprise

If you never grabbed Max: The Curse of Brotherhood for Xbox One when it was a Games With Gold title before, now is your chance to do so. Press Play's cute 2.5D puzzle platformer has gone unexpectedly free for Xbox Live Gold members alongside December's previously announced Games With Gold freebies. There was no mention of a second...

News: The Banner Saga Gets Xbox One Release Date

The Banner Saga Gets Xbox One Release Date

At last!

Back in December 2014, we reported on the fact that Stoic's popular PC turn-based RPG The Banner Saga would be coming to Xbox One. The day after, it was confirmed that the sequel was coming to consoles, too. Since then, time has passed, we've all gotten a little older, and nothing has been heard of either title's console release, until...