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News: Wolf Brew Games is Bringing Back the Gory Days of Hack and Slash With Slain! for Xbox One

Wolf Brew Games is Bringing Back the Gory Days of Hack and Slash With Slain! for Xbox One

Shadow of the Goblins

Wolf Brew Games' Kickstarter is going well, and it looks like they'll be hitting their $12,000 target well within the remaining 22 days of their campaign, having raised nearly $10,500 to bring their retro hack and slash title Slain! to multiple platforms. One of those platforms of course - else, why would be reporting on it? -...

News: Draw A Stickman Gets Creative on Xbox One

Draw A Stickman Gets Creative on Xbox One

Ok, then.

Hitcents has confirmed that their somewhat insane-looking Draw A Stickman: Epic will be launching on Xbox One via ID@Xbox. The game tasks players with drawing a stickman - well, duh - and then guiding him through a crazy world. Using pencils, draw elements, tools, and weapons to solve puzzles and overcome obstacles, the developer claims...

News: EA Access Subs Can Now Get Madden NFL 15 For Free

EA Access Subs Can Now Get Madden NFL 15 For Free

Crashing the vault

The latest game to be added to the EA Access Vault is Madden NFL 15, and you can start downloading it right now. EA Access is really starting to prove its worth, now that there's a good selection of games available. As long as you maintain a membership ($5/month or $30/year), Xbox One players can download and play whatever games...

News: Rock Band 4 is Getting the Band Back Together

Rock Band 4 is Getting the Band Back Together

Reunion Starts in 2015

Don't call it a comeback but Harmonix is revving up for an encore! After months of rumor and speculation, developer Harmonix has officially announced that Rock Band 4 is indeed a game that is currently being worked on. The fourth installment of the popular music series will release on Xbox One and is coming later this year...

News: Raging Justice Aims to Reinvent the Side-Scrolling Brawler

Raging Justice Aims to Reinvent the Side-Scrolling Brawler

Streets of justice

If you've been playing games for more than ten minutes, you'll no doubt remember the time when the side-scrolling brawler was one of the staples of the industry. Titles such as Streets of Rage, Double Dragon, and Final Fight were ones that defined systems and made the cash registers sing. With titles transitioning to 3D, the...

News: More Space Trading and Combat on the Cards as Starpoint Gemini 2 is Confirmed for Xbox One

More Space Trading and Combat on the Cards as Starpoint Gemini 2 is Confirmed for Xbox One

Things are getting dangerous...

Following on from yesterday's announcement that Elite: Dangerous will be coming to Xbox One, another space trading and combat simulator will be making its way to the console, it has been confirmed. Little Green Man's Starpoint Gemini 2 was announced as part of a wave of new titles heading to Xbox One via the ID@Xbox...

News: Genre-Jumping FPS Bedlam Rocket Jumps to Xbox One

Genre-Jumping FPS Bedlam Rocket Jumps to Xbox One

Unreal, Doom, Pac-man, Space Invaders...

A genre-jumping title from Brighton-based developer RedBedlam has been announced as heading to Xbox One via the ID@Xbox program. Bedlam is being pitched as a shooter for those who survived online gaming in the 80s and 90s, and features healthy doses of nostalgia. Playing as Heather Quinn (aka Athena) who is...

News: Bros Before Foes! Super Dungeon Bros Fighting Onto Xbox One

Bros Before Foes! Super Dungeon Bros Fighting Onto Xbox One

Beatdown's a beatdown

React Games has confirmed that their new IP Super Dungeon Bros will be released for Xbox One later this year. The company was founded back in 2008 and since then, has release a couple of dozen titles for mobile, PC, and Facebook, whilst working with companies such as DreamWorks, Disney, Hasbro, Nokia, and many more. Super...

News: Magic Duels: Origins Takes The Card Game Into F2P Territory

Magic Duels: Origins Takes The Card Game Into F2P Territory

Money for nothing, but your cards for free

Wizards of the Coast have announced that Magic Duels: Origins is coming to Xbox One. The game is the successor to the Duels of the Planeswalkers franchise, and will include an all new storyline that coincides with the one in the upcoming physical Magic Origins card set. Regular downloadable content is...

News: New Xbox One Title Aritana and the Harpy's Feather Postures Up

New Xbox One Title Aritana and the Harpy's Feather Postures Up

A platformer with a difference?

Brazilian developer Duaik will be porting their PC platformer Aritana and the Harpy's Feather via the ID@Xbox program later this year, it has been confirmed. A platformer with a bit of a twist, the game revolves around the mechanics of the character's posture. Your posture defines how fast you can run, how powerfully...

News: Battletoads to Make Their Radical Return in Shovel Knight on Xbox One

Battletoads to Make Their Radical Return in Shovel Knight on Xbox One

Toad-ally didn't see that coming

Yesterday we announced that the eponymous Shovel Knight would be dealing his signature brand of shovel justice on the Xbox One in the very near future. That alone is a delightful piece of news that we expect had many retro enthusiasts out of their seats for at least a few moments. So how do you make it better? You...

News: Microsoft Confirms F2P Gigantic for Xbox One with PC Crossplay

Microsoft Confirms F2P Gigantic for Xbox One with PC Crossplay

Team battle game playable anywhere

During Phil Spencer's GDC session, he confirmed that independent studio Motiga are working on a new free-to-play title for Xbox One and Windows 10, by the name of Gigantic. The game is a team battle game that pulls from both shooters and MOBA titles, and will be playable on both platforms using only one account...

News: InXile Locks In Wasteland 2: Game of The Year Edition for Xbox One

InXile Locks In Wasteland 2: Game of The Year Edition for Xbox One

Not just a port

InXile's critically toasted PC title Wasteland 2 is being given a bit of an overhaul as part of the jump to Xbox One, it seems. The PC version was voted "Game of the Year" by PC World so, as sure as eggs is eggs, a new version was bound to be put together. So, Xbox One owners can look forward to Wasteland 2: Game of the Year Edition...

News: Elite Dangerous Coming to Xbox One This Summer

Elite Dangerous Coming to Xbox One This Summer

Spencer confirms

Phil Spencer is currently giving a talk at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, focusing - obviously - on developers and the future of the Xbox platforms. There isn't much information as yet, but Phil has just confirmed that the PC sci-fi MMO Elite: Dangerous will be making it's console debut on Xbox One in the summer...

News: Paranautical Activity Marked for Xbox One Release

Paranautical Activity Marked for Xbox One Release

Old school shooter action

You can relax. it's mercifully nothing to do with the movie series with a title that sounds a bit similar. With that out of the way, quietly confirmed during GDC as being in development for Xbox One, is Code Avarice's love letter to old-school shooters like Doom and Quake, Paranautical Activity. However, this isn't just a...

News: Bethesda Confirms Prequel to Wolfenstein: The New Order

Bethesda Confirms Prequel to Wolfenstein: The New Order

Before The New Order there was The Old Blood

Bethesda Softworks announced this morning that a standalone prequel to the critically acclaimed 2014 shooter Wolfenstein: The New Order is being created by series custodians MachineGames. Wolfenstein: The Old Blood is divided into two parts over eight individual chapters. We are assured that both will be...

News: Submerged Drifting to Xbox One's Shores

Submerged Drifting to Xbox One's Shores

Boat-iful

The games keep on coming, and this time it's Uppercut Games' beautiful looking Submerged that has been confirmed as heading to Xbox One via ID@Xbox. Pitched as an "exploration adventure", Submerged is powered by Unreal Engine 4 and scored by BAFTA Award Winner Jeff van Dyck. The game traps players in an ancient and half-submerged city...

News: Need a Hand? Metal Gear Solid V's Collector's Edition Will Help

Need a Hand? Metal Gear Solid V's Collector's Edition Will Help

Starring Kiefer Suther-hand

A day after Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain's release date of September 1st, 2015 was leaked, Konami has made more announcements regarding the title. The biggest of them was the announcement of a £99.99 Collector's Edition that throws in everything but Snake's bionic arm. Wait, that is included as well? The...

News: Tumblestone Busts a Move to Get to Xbox One

Tumblestone Busts a Move to Get to Xbox One

Dropping in

Indie developer The Quantum Astrophysicistss Guild (what a great name!) have confirmed that their casual competitive Match-3-style title Tumblestone will be crashing on to Xbox One in the future. Coming via the ID@Xbox program, the game features nods to certain other puzzle games (Columns and Bust-a-Move come to mind) but the...

News: Screencheat Aims Blindly at Xbox One This Summer

Screencheat Aims Blindly at Xbox One This Summer

Be ready to invite some friends over

Remember when you used to get four people together in the same room for split-screen Halo matches? Do you remember how you'd peek at their section of the screen to cheat and get a beat on their location? Well, Screencheat takes that idea and turns it into a game mechanic, one you'll be able to go hands on with...

News: Xbox One to Get Down With Platformer Inside My Radio

Xbox One to Get Down With Platformer Inside My Radio

Jammin'

Seaven Studio's Ludum Dare #23 development contest-winning title Inside My Radio will be fleshed out and turned into a fully-fledged title for multiple platforms, including Xbox One, it has been confirmed. The game is a highly-stylised platformer where you play as a little green fella, who's trapped inside a broken boombox. You're tasked...

News: Enjoy Even More Local Competitive Play: Hyperdrive Massacre Takes Aim At Xbox One

Enjoy Even More Local Competitive Play: Hyperdrive Massacre Takes Aim At Xbox One

Blowin' it up old school

As well as announcing that they're working on futuristic racer Red:Out, developer 34 Big Things is also working on a new local multiplayer game with a distinctly arcade feel. Hyperdrive Massacre is the name of that new title, and it's being pitched as a "Couch Multiplayer Fragfest." Featuring six game modes and "shiploads...