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Out Today: Infinity Runner (Xbox One)

Infinity Runner (Xbox One)

Runnin' in a cyclone

Infinity Runner is a take on the mobile-centric infinite runner style of game, with depth added to include a full story which takes places over a number of levels. An arcade mode is also available, so you can take on the challenge of getting to the top of the leaderboards in Infinity mode, or in against the clock challenges. In...

News: Twinkle, Twinkle! Sparkle Unleashed Heading to Xbox One

Twinkle, Twinkle! Sparkle Unleashed Heading to Xbox One

Marble shooter makes the jump

10tons' match-three marble shooter Sparkle Unleashed will be making the jump from mobile to Xbox One, according to European age-raters PEGI. They've awarded the game an unsurprising all-ages rating, suggesting that there isn't a great deal of violence or swearing to be had. The game looks a lot like the Xbox 360 smash...

Weirdness: Now Your Xbox Avatar Can Live on Your Wrist

Now Your Xbox Avatar Can Live on Your Wrist

Very cool

The guys and gals over at Windows Central have put together an article and video about a new third-party app for Windows Phone called GamerBand. It isn't something we'd usually cover, but we thought it was kind of cool. GamerBand allows you to take your Xbox Avatar, and add it to your Microsoft Band. You just enter your Gamertag, choose...

News: Slim Pickings As Call of Duty: Ghosts Heads Up This Week's Deals With Gold

Slim Pickings As Call of Duty: Ghosts Heads Up This Week's Deals With Gold

Ghostly savings

This week's Deals With Gold offerings have been locked in, and most people's wallets will be safe, we'd imagine. On Xbox One, the standalone and Digital Hardened editions of Call of Duty: Ghosts are trimmed, alongside Never Alone and We Are Doomed. On Xbox 360, Call of Duty: Ghosts, Call of Duty: Black Ops II, and Call of Duty 3 get...

News: Adventure Time: Finn and Jake Investigations Confirmed for Xbox One, Xbox 360

Adventure Time: Finn and Jake Investigations Confirmed for Xbox One, Xbox 360

Back to the Land of Ooo

Bandai Namco have confirmed that they'll be bringing a new Adventure Time game to Xbox One and Xbox 360 in November in Europe. Little Orbit will take up the publishing duties in the US. Adventure Time: Finn and Jake Investigations is "an all-new, real-time, fully-3D action-oriented twist on the classic story-drive graphic...

News: NBA 2k15 Goes Free This Weekend for Xbox Live Gold Members

NBA 2k15 Goes Free This Weekend for Xbox Live Gold Members

Nothin' but net

Xbox Live Gold Members will be able to download and play NBA 2k15 this weekend for absolutely nothing, in order to celebrate the NBA Playoffs. From 12:00pm PDT on April 24th, through to 12:01am PDT on Monday, April 27th, the game will be free to download and play in full. If you decide to buy the game later, you'll be able to pick...

News: Smile! Happy Wars Xbox One Release Date Finally Locked In

Smile! Happy Wars Xbox One Release Date Finally Locked In

Jumping for joy

Toylogic have confirmed that Happy Wars for Xbox One now has a fixed launch date. Someone accidentally pressed the "Go!" button on April 10th and it was released with a couple of bugs, but then quickly taken down. Now though, it has been confirmed that the game will launch this upcoming Friday, April 24th. The Xbox One port of the...

News: Mad Catz to Co-Publish Rock Band 4, Developing New Peripherals

Mad Catz to Co-Publish Rock Band 4, Developing New Peripherals

Turned up to eleven

Peripherals experts Mad Catz will co-publish Rock Band 4 on Xbox One, it has been confirmed today. Developer Harmonix will be in charge of downloadable sales and content for the game, but the retail boxed version of the game will be published by Mad Catz, and they'll handle promotion and distribution, too. Despite Rock Band 4...

Out Today: Shooting Love 200X (Xbox 360)

Shooting Love 200X (Xbox 360)

From out of absolutely nowhere

We reported back on Valentine's Day that Triangle's shooter collection Shooting Love 200X had been rated for a Western release, but have heard absolutely nothing about it since then. The game has been added to Games on Demand on Xbox 360 today in the UK, Europe, and US though, complete with an English translation. In...

News: GameStop Reveals Preorder Bonus for Halo 5: Guardians

GameStop Reveals Preorder Bonus for Halo 5: Guardians

...they won't be the only ones

Halo 5: Guardians is of course on the way, and the PR machine is kicking into gear. First out of the gate with details of preorder bonuses is GameStop. They've announced that folks who preorder there will get access to the Locke's HUNTER-class armour for use in multiplayer games. We can't confirm whether this...

Weekly Wrap: FMV Edition

FMV Edition

We're going live!

Welcome to the Weekly Wrap, which is our attempt at making it a little easier for you to keep up with Pure Xbox. We know it's hard to keep up with all the news and features so this should get you caught up every Sunday on the week that was. The format is still being ironed out, so let us know your suggestions in the comments below!...

Screenshot Sunday: Issue 2

Issue 2

Spending time in fantasy land

Welcome to the second issue of Screenshot Sunday, a bi-weekly feature in which Pure Xbox staff shares their favourite screenshots from the past two weeks. The Xbox One has the new feature to take a screenshot, so why not take full advantage of it! Every time we play a game, a story is told and we want to share with you...

News: Schrödinger’s Cat and the Raiders of the Lost Quark Set to Open the Xbox One

Schrödinger’s Cat and the Raiders of the Lost Quark Set to Open the Xbox One

You spin me right round, baby, right round.

...and if you get the tagline reference, you win a round of applause. Team 17 will be bringing Italic Pig's beautifully titled Schrödinger's Cat and the Raiders of the Lost Quark to Xbox One very soon, according to those super guys and gals at the European age rating board PEGI. The game - a platform...

News: Star Wars: Battlefront Out November 17th

Star Wars: Battlefront Out November 17th

Celebrate with a new trailer

During a livestreamed Star Wars Celebration panel, EA announced that Star Wars: Battlefront would be released on November 17th in the US, November 19th in Europe, and November 20th in the UK. Alongside the date, a new trailer was shown off for the DICE developed shooter. It seems like gamers are in for a slow drip of...

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

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

Get over here... and tell us what you're playing this weekend!

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...