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Gamescom 2014: The Escapists, Smite, Superhot, Space Engineers Coming to Xbox One First

The Escapists, Smite, Superhot, Space Engineers Coming to Xbox One First

Here's what's coming soon through ID@Xbox

Microsoft took the time to briefly highlight the many indie games coming to Xbox during their Gamescom conference in Germany today. Extra time was spent on four in particular — The Escapists, Smite, Superhot, and Space Engineers — as they will be making their console debut first on Xbox One before...

Gamescom 2014: Want to Go For a ScreamRide?

Want to Go For a ScreamRide?

If they're not screaming, the ride wasn't good enough

Are you one of the many who used to spend your day catering, arranging and building your own theme parks in Rollercoaster Tycoon? Do you miss those days? While it might not be a 100% solid replacement, Frontier Developments announced their similar-looking new game ScreamRide during the Xbox...

Gamescom 2014: Aztez Facts and Screenshots March In

Aztez Facts and Screenshots March In

Gonna go back in time

One of the titles that Microsoft didn't mention during its Gamescom 2014 conference, was the previously announced ID@Xbox title Aztez from Team Colorblind. We've been handed a fact-sheet and a brace of screenshots for it though (check 'em out below.) Being pitched as a strategy beat 'em up, the game looks to take place in a...

Gamescom 2014: Ori And The Blind Forest Coming This Holiday

Ori And The Blind Forest Coming This Holiday

Will arrive on Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PC

Today, at Gamescom, Microsoft announced that the beautiful world of Ori and The Blind Forest will be explorable on Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PC this holiday. If you aren't already familiar, Ori and The Blind Forest is a 2D side-scroller from Moon Studios that blends Metroidvania conventions and RPG elements,...

Gamescom 2014: Rise Of The Tomb Raider A Timed Xbox Exclusive

Rise Of The Tomb Raider A Timed Xbox Exclusive

Star of the show

Microsoft have announced that Rise of the Tomb Raider will be an Xbox exclusive, at least for a little while. The news was revealed on stage at the Microsoft Gamecom media briefing, where Darrell Gallagher, Head of Product development at Crystal Dynamics, took to the stage and announced the game will release "Holiday 2015,...

Gamescom 2014: Fable Legends Beta Goes Live in October

Fable Legends Beta Goes Live in October

Multiplayer beta based on Lionhead's classic

It was announced previously this year that Fable Legends would see a beta before release. During Xbox's conference from Gamescom, it was announced that October 16th will be the day that happens. You can sign up for an invitation on the official website to make sure you'll get yours. Fable Legends will...

News: TrueAchievements App Coming to Xbox One

TrueAchievements App Coming to Xbox One

Handy, to say the least

TrueGaming Network has confirmed that they've been working on a new app for Xbox One, inspired by their website at TrueAchievements. The site allows you to track your Xbox achievements and get help from the community to fill out your achievements card, so to speak, and now you'll be able to take advantage of their servicess...

News: Xbox One Aug/Sept Dashboard Updates Hit The Spot with DLNA and TV Streaming

Xbox One Aug/Sept Dashboard Updates Hit The Spot with DLNA and TV Streaming

DLNA support, threaded conversations, new Friends

Microsoft has confirmed details about what will be included in the next Xbox One dashboard update, set to roll out to preview program users later this month, and to everyone else in early September. At long last, DLNA support will be available via a new app, entitled "Media." Also, you'll be able to...

News: F1 2014 Shows Off Bahrain Track in Hot Lap Video

F1 2014 Shows Off Bahrain Track in Hot Lap Video

Alonso tears it up

Codemasters has released a video of their upcomng last-gen only title F1 2014, in which Ferrari's Fernando Alonso takes on a "hot lap" of the Bahrain circuit. It doesn't tell us a great deal about the new version of the game, unfortunately, but it sure is nice to hear the roar of the new turbocharged engine as the car blazes...

News: Ubisoft Opens Toy Soldiers War Chest on Xbox One

Ubisoft Opens Toy Soldiers War Chest on Xbox One

Digital-only title coming in 2015

Ubisoft has announced that they've picked up the publishing rights to Signal Studios new iteration in the Toy Soldiers series, Toy Soldiers: War Chest. The new title will be available on Xbox One via Xbox Live and will release in 2015 and brings the series bang up-to-date, leaving the battlefields of the past...

News: EA Access Launches on Xbox One

EA Access Launches on Xbox One

Now live for all

EA has confirmed that EA Access, the new service that provides discounts, full access to full retail games, and early access to new EA releases on Xbox One, is now live. The service was in beta as of last week, and is now open to all. For £3.99/$4.99 per month (or less if you subscribe for a year), you get 10% off all EA digital...

News: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Day Zero Edition Revealed

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Day Zero Edition Revealed

24 hours early access!

Activision today announced the Day Zero Edition for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare. The announcement came during the special event dedicated to the offical reveal of the multiplayer element of Advanced Warfare. Those who already have or will pre-order the game will be able to pick up and play Advanced Warfare on Monday 3rd...

News: Trigger Treadz Aim To Bring Grip To Your Xbox One Controller

Trigger Treadz Aim To Bring Grip To Your Xbox One Controller

Two styles in each pack

At Gamescom in Cologne this week, iMP will be showing off their patent-pending design for Trigger Treadz to the general public. Trigger Treadz are stickable rubber grips that are designed to be attached to your - surprise, surprise - Xbox One controller's triggers. In each pack, you get two pairs of treads. One pair is toted...

News: Remember Me Developer Announces Life Is Strange for Xbox One, Xbox 360

Remember Me Developer Announces Life Is Strange for Xbox One, Xbox 360

Square Enix publishing digital title

DONTNOD Entertainment, developers of Capcom's Remember Me has announced their new digital title for Xbox One and Xbox 360, Life Is Strange. The game is as-yet undated, but will be published by Square Enix. Set in the fictional town of Arcadia Bay, Oregon, student Max Caulfield is reunited with her friend Chloe...

News: BBC iPlayer Coming to Xbox One By End of Year

BBC iPlayer Coming to Xbox One By End of Year

Flashback.

We knew that the BBC iPlayer app was coming to Xbox One at some point, but now the BBC themselves have given an update, confirming that the app will launch by the end of the year. The confirmation came over the weekend by executive product manager, Marcus Parnwell, via a Q&A on the official BBC blog, where he was asked: "Q. You...

News: No, Your Destiny Beta Characters Won't Transfer To The Final Game

No, Your Destiny Beta Characters Won't Transfer To The Final Game

Grind and grind again...

Bungie have confirmed that characters created during the recent Destiny Beta will not transfer over to the final game. Those who who enjoyed the beta and spent hours farming mobs of Fallen, saving up for that new weapon or Jumpship, will have to do it all over again come the game's launch later this year. Before you get too...

Talking Point: How Do You Feel About The Destiny Beta Now That The Dust Has Settled?

How Do You Feel About The Destiny Beta Now That The Dust Has Settled?

We reflect on our fling with Bungie's upcoming franchise

Since the rumblings of Project Tiger back in 2011, gamers have been looking forward to experiencing what developer, Bungie, would cook up following their departure from the legendary Halo series. After a few years of development, a contract with Activision and a hype train few will be able...

News: Ryse Gets Legendary In September on Xbox One

Ryse Gets Legendary In September on Xbox One

More for your money

After we posted on Thursday about Ryse making the jump to PC complete with all DLC, it doesn't come as a surprise to see that a "Legendary Edition" of the Xbox One version will also be making its way to retail. The new package will be released on September 5th according to Belgian retailer Game Mania, and will retail for around...

News: You Have Won A Beauty Contest: Assassin's Creed Monopoly Headed to Europe

You Have Won A Beauty Contest: Assassin's Creed Monopoly Headed to Europe

Throwing doubles

It isn't just Unity and Rogue that the super-dedicated European Assassin's Creed fanbase have to look forward to playing in the next few months, it has been announced. They'll have to put the controller down and gather a group to play a few rounds of Assassin's Creed Monopoly too, which will be made available in Europe later this...