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PSA: Forza Horizon 2 VIP Discount Not Being Applied

Forza Horizon 2 VIP Discount Not Being Applied

Hold your fire!

The first DLC content pack for Forza Horizon 2 has been released today. Entitled "Storm Island", the DLC provides loads of new content for the game, which we reported on yesterday. However, the pack is supposed to cost $19.99 for non-VIP users, and $9.99 for those with the Forza Horizon 2 VIP pass. However, the VIP pass discount is...

News: Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 Coming to Xbox One

Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 Coming to Xbox One

Well, eventually...

CI Games have confirmed that they're working on the next entry in the Sniper: Ghost Warrior series and that it will be released on Xbox One, amongst other platforms. Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 is quite a way off, though, apparently launching in the first half of 2016. The game will be set during a modern-day conflict in Eastern...

News: BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Extend Confirmed for Xbox One

BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Extend Confirmed for Xbox One

Japan only, so far

Japanese gaming magazine Famitsu has confirmed that Arc System Works will release the latest entry in their BlazBlue fighting series for Xbox One in April 2015. Entitled BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Extend, the game will be revealed more in-depth in the December 18th edition of the magazine when it hits newsstands. Currently, the...

News: Japanese Xbox One MMO Onigiri Heading to US and Europe

Japanese Xbox One MMO Onigiri Heading to US and Europe

Cyberstep confirms details

Windows Central is reporting that Cyberstep's currently Japan-only Xbox One MMO Onigiri will receive a fully localised US and European release in 2015. The game was released on November 27th in Japan and has proved to be quite popular with the limited user base in that country. A persistent-world MMO that's free to play...

News: Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 Gets New Teams, Stadiums & More in Free DLC

Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 Gets New Teams, Stadiums & More in Free DLC

Data Pack 2 releases tomorrow

Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 is getting new DLC tomorrow and it will come at no cost to players. Publisher Konami announced today that their iconic football game will be receiving a substantial update in the form of free DLC. Pro Evolution Soccer 2015's Data Pack 2 will contain four new stadiums, over 70 new players and...

Feature: Did Xbox Live Gold Represent Value for Money in 2014?

Did Xbox Live Gold Represent Value for Money in 2014?

Crunching the numbers

Since the launch of the PlayStation 4 and the introduction of the requirement for gamers on that console to subscribe to PlayStation Plus in order to play games online, Microsoft's Xbox Live Gold has been compared to Sony's effort more than ever before. They're essentially now equal in terms of the base services that they...

News: New Naruto Confirmed for Xbox One

New Naruto Confirmed for Xbox One

Good news, dattebayo!

Bandai Namco has confirmed that they'll be bringing the Xbox One version of Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 to the UK, Europe, and the US in 2015. The game is a sequel to Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution, but will apparently be the last in the line. The publisher has stated that the game will be the...

News: Alien Isolation 2 On The Cards?

Alien Isolation 2 On The Cards?

"A sequel is a daily topic"

It appears that Creative Assembly are already working potential story ideas for a sequel to Alien Isolation. In a recent interview with avpgalaxy.net, Gary Napper, Lead Designer of Alien: Isolation, was asked about the game's ending and how much Creative Assembly have thought about a possible sequel. SPOILER ALERT!...

News: New Just Cause 3 Screenshots Released

New Just Cause 3 Screenshots Released

Boom Boom, Bang Bang

Square Enix have released a collection of screenshots for the highly anticipated Just Cause 3, which was announced in early November for Xbox One and Xbox 360. The screenshots showcase all the key components that make a good Just Cause game; Action, guns, explosions, beautiful vistas and grappling hook/parachute combo...

News: Grip Digital Confirms Tower Of Guns for Xbox One

Grip Digital Confirms Tower Of Guns for Xbox One

Not just one gun, but a whole tower.

Grip Digital S.R.O. have confirmed that they'll be bringing Terrible Posture's Tower Of Guns to Xbox One early in 2015, via the ID@Xbox program. Pitched as an "old-school first person shooter with rogue-elite elements" (we think they mean "rogue-like" but we're not sure), the game will feature randomized levels...

Talking Point: What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Thirty Nine

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Thirty Nine

Time to plug in

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: Xbox One Dashboard to Get Transparent Tile Option

Xbox One Dashboard to Get Transparent Tile Option

Coming soon

Those beady-eyed folks over at Reddit have spotted something a little bit out of the ordinary on one of Major Nelson's recent videos. It appears that the Major is playing with a yet-to-be-released version of the Xbox One system software that allows for tiles to be made transparent. Ever since the system allowed for custom backgrounds to...

News: Xbox One Was the Best Selling Console in November in Both US and UK

Xbox One Was the Best Selling Console in November in Both US and UK

Record numbers posted

With the US hardware sales numbers being released to platform holders today, we were expecting this one. However, Microsoft has issued a release confirming that Xbox One was indeed the best selling console in both the US and UK for the month of November. The company discusses a "new record for sales of Xbox One" without giving...

News: #IDARB Will Be Free For Xbox One Gold Subscribers In February

#IDARB Will Be Free For Xbox One Gold Subscribers In February

Non-Gold members will have to wait to play

Developer Other Ocean announced today that their upcoming eSport game #IDARB will be releasing in February 2015 to Xbox One Gold Members. #IDARB will not hurt Xbox One owner's wallets, as the game will be free as part of Microsoft's Games With Gold promotion. Those with an Xbox Live Gold subscription will...

News: Microsoft Now Accepts Virtual Currency

Microsoft Now Accepts Virtual Currency

Microsoft now takes bitcoins

Have you got bitcoins just sitting pretty on an account and no idea what to do with them? Well, if your game library needs updating, Microsoft now accepts bitcoins as payment. The service is so far limited to adding money to a Microsoft account; not purchasing games and services directly. But once the money is on...

News: Alien: Isolation Gets Two New Difficulty Levels In Latest Update

Alien: Isolation Gets Two New Difficulty Levels In Latest Update

More, or less?

Today, a new update rolled out for Creative Assembly and Sega's survival horror game Alien: Isolation, providing two new difficulty levels catering to those who are overly adept at dealing with Xenomorph threats, and also to those who find the intense experience of Isolation (even in easy mode) to be a tad too much. For the first...