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News: EA Access Members Get to Play Battlefield: Hardline Before Anyone Else

EA Access Members Get to Play Battlefield: Hardline Before Anyone Else

Play it early and transfer your progress

Xbox One owners that have an EA Access subscription will be able to play Battlefield: Hardline early before its targeted March 17th release date. The official Battlefield twitter account responded to a curious fan's question by saying that "Yes, you will be able to get early access to Battlefield Hardline...

News: Microsoft Windows 10 Event - Live Blog and Chat

Microsoft Windows 10 Event - Live Blog and Chat

Get your talk on!

#Windows10 #XboxOne Microsoft are holding a little shindig to show off the latest version of the operating system that built the company, Windows 10. So as an Xbox site, why are we covering it? Well, the rumour is that Microsoft are intending to unify their different operating systems into one cross-platform behemoth that powers...

News: Microsoft Clarifies Xbox One Indie Policies

Microsoft Clarifies Xbox One Indie Policies

From out of the blue...

As we wander around the wonderful world wide web, we can't help but notice that there are a lot of people out there who are working on nothing but hot air and rumours regarding some of Microsoft's indie developer policies. "My friend Brian said that it costs £100,000 for a developer to release a patch over Xbox Live" for...

News: Human Element On Hiatus As Developer Closes Doors

Human Element On Hiatus As Developer Closes Doors

Robotoki is no more

Robotoki, developers of the forthcoming Xbox One FPS Human Element, have sadly closed their doors today. Robert Bowling, head of the studio and former Call of Duty creative strategist, announced that the studio has ceased operations and that "the development of Human Element is on hiatus." Apparently, Bowling was seeking a new...

News: Riptide GP2 Will Release Very Soon

Riptide GP2 Will Release Very Soon

Very, very soon, in fact.

Vector Unit's aquatic racer Riptide GP2 will finally make its way to Xbox One this Friday, January 23rd, it has been confirmed. Announced for the platform at E3 2014, we were expecting it to turn up a lot earlier than now. However, given the the developer of the jetski title was also behind Xbox Live's fun Hydro Thunder...

News: Sunset Overdrive Gets New Achievements Today As Sale Hits the Store

Sunset Overdrive Gets New Achievements Today As Sale Hits the Store

Achievement hunters: Go Go Go!

So you've attained each and every Sunset Overdrive achievement, have you? Are you wearing that 1000g like a medal, gloating to anyone who will listen? Well, it might be time to get back on the energy drink train, because Insomniac Games have added three new achievements to the game today. Each is worth 25 gamerscore...

News: Remember Me Developer Is Working On A New RPG

Remember Me Developer Is Working On A New RPG

Could be coming to Xbox One

The developer behind Capcom's Remember Me has revealed that it is working on a new RPG today, entitled Vampyr. Dead Good Media tweeted an image confirming that the game is in development with Dontnod Entertainment and that it'll be published by Focus Home Interactive. Aside from that though, there's very little to go...

News: State of Decay Year One Survival Edition Dated for Xbox One

State of Decay Year One Survival Edition Dated for Xbox One

Discounted for existing owners

Microsoft and Undead Labs have confirmed that State of Decay: Year One Survival Edition will launch on Xbox One on April 28th, for $29.99. If you already own State of Decay on Xbox 360, you'll be entitled to a 33% discount on the price, making it $19.99. Also, owners of the Xbox 360 edition will be entitled to an...

News: Want A Spotify App For Xbox One? Let Them Know!

Want A Spotify App For Xbox One? Let Them Know!

Get your vote in

The Xbox One apps list is growing, but one service that is notable by its absence is Spotify. Well, the company uses a system a little like Microsoft's own user ideas platform, which allows users to suggest things that they'd like to see the company work on. A recent post regarding an Xbox One-native app over at Spotify Ideas has...

News: Guru Games Bringing Magnetic: Cage Closed to Xbox One

Guru Games Bringing Magnetic: Cage Closed to Xbox One

Set to debut at PAX South

Guru Games have confirmed that they'll be bringing "gun-puzzler" Magnetic: Cage Closed to Xbox One in March 2015. Set to be published by Gambitious Digital Entertainment, the game drops players into the role of a prisoner who is serving time for past crimes in a "vast, ever-changing prison with chambers that shift in...

News: Dying Light Physical Release Delayed In EMEA Territories

Dying Light Physical Release Delayed In EMEA Territories

Production issues cause delays

The physical disc-based release of Dying Light has unfortunately been delayed in Europe, Asia, Australia, Middle East and Africa. The game's developer, Techland, made the announced with an official statement on the official Dying Light Facebook page. The post explained that the delay is due to the physical production,...

News: Pneuma: Breath of Life Gets New Trailer, Release Date

Pneuma: Breath of Life Gets New Trailer, Release Date

Breathe deeper, daydreamer

Microsoft has released a new trailer for the ID@Xbox title Pneuma: Breath of Life, and have also confirmed a release date. The game will launch on February 27th and will provide first-person puzzling where you can "explore the fundamental nature of being, through the eyes of a god." Intriguing, to say the least. We went...

News: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Clamps Down On "Reverse Boosting"

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Clamps Down On "Reverse Boosting"

Reverse booster... Target locked!

"In an effort to be transparent", Studio Head and Co-Founder of Sledgehammer Games, Michael Condrey, has addressed concerns regarding online play in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare via a community blog post. Things mentioned in his post included matchmaking issues and "reverse boosting". Regarding the constant...

Pure Retro: Pro Evolution Soccer 5 - The Master of The Leagues

Pro Evolution Soccer 5 - The Master of The Leagues

Better than the rest

Back in the day (I promise not to use that too much in our retro articles, but just let me have this one) things were very, very different to how they are now when it came to console football. Now, we have the yearly battle between EA's FIFA and Konami's Pro Evolution Soccer franchises and that's pretty much your lot. Any new...

Talking Point: What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Forty Two

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Forty Two

When there's a drought, bring the retro games out

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...

News: Microsoft Announces $50 Xbox One Price Cut in US

Microsoft Announces $50 Xbox One Price Cut in US

Up and down, up and down

Towards the back end of last year, Microsoft cut the price of the Xbox One hardware by $50, only for it to rise again to the $399 price point when the promotion ended a few days ago. Now though, following on from a successful Holiday season, Microsoft has announced that they're slashing the price again, starting on January...

News: Xbox One Leads In Monthly Sales for December in US

Xbox One Leads In Monthly Sales for December in US

Business is picking up

December's numbers are in, and Microsoft has announced that for the second month in a row, the Xbox One was the top selling current-generation system in the US. In the same month, Xbox 360 became the best-selling seventh generation console of all time in the US, and it has been confirmed that in terms of physical copies at...