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News: Xbox One Dev Kit Shows Possible White Version

Xbox One Dev Kit Shows Possible White Version

Leaked pic shows white exterior

Seeing the dev kits for upcoming consoles is really quite fascinating. Long before Microsoft had settled on a final design for their Xbox One, they were sending kits to developers so they can start working on games for the platform. Usually, these dev kits look absolutely nothing like the final product and are more...

Rumour: Kinect-Free Xbox One Bundles to Launch In 2014

Kinect-Free Xbox One Bundles to Launch In 2014

We're surprised the rumour took this long.

Machinima's Inside Gaming Daily is reporting a rumour that Microsoft are planning on launching a Kinect-free Xbox One bundle in the summer of 2014. They even go so far as to suggest that two different bundles will be on the cards. A "standard" bundle, and one that contains a smaller hard drive. The goal of...

News: Analyst Suggests Pre-Launch Xbox One Price Cut Is On The Way

Analyst Suggests Pre-Launch Xbox One Price Cut Is On The Way

Really?

MCV are reporting that RW Baird's Senior Equity Research Analyst Colin Sebastian, is predicting a price cut for the Xbox One before it even hits the shelves. Sebastian, who recently predicted that both the Xbox One and PS4 will be hard to find on the shelves this Christmas due to shipment numbers, thinks that the platform holder is "working...

News: Black Ops 2 Double XP Weekend Kicks off Friday

Black Ops 2 Double XP Weekend Kicks off Friday

Pressing the button one more time...

Treyarch has confirmed that they'll be activating the old Double XP mode for Call of Duty: Black Ops II this weekend. You'll get double multiplayer XP from Friday July 26th at 10am PDT, through to Monday July 29th and 10am PDT. This is on all formats, not just Xbox 360. The announcement follows a big title...

News: Tom Clancy Titles Get Prices Trimmed

Tom Clancy Titles Get Prices Trimmed

Stealthy.

Ubisoft has confirmed that until the 29th of July, you'll be able to get your hands on the majority of the Tom Clancy games via Games on Demand for a discounted price. Also, Splinter Cell: Conviction will see the "Deniable Ops: Insurgency" pack cut down to just 400MSP. The games will run you £8.99 apiece in the UK. It has to be said...

News: New Assassin's Creed IV Video Shows Open World

New Assassin's Creed IV Video Shows Open World

13 minutes of shiny.

Ubisoft has released a new video that shows off some of the more open-world features of Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag. The video is narrated by game director Ashraf Ismail, and shows off the Caribbean to full effect. From picking up a small contract to jumping into your boat and heading into a full on naval battle, everything...

News: Your FIFA 14 Ultimate Team Will Cross Generations

Your FIFA 14 Ultimate Team Will Cross Generations

Oh, fine play.

In a decent move, EA has announced that if you're one of the millions of people who are planning to buy FIFA 14 when it's released for the Xbox 360, and then upgrade to the Xbox One version when that console launches in November, you won't lose all of your progress when you switch. Your standard Career mode won't switch over, but if...

News: Xbox One Records Your Last 5 Minutes of Gameplay

Xbox One Records Your Last 5 Minutes of Gameplay

DVR feature explained

The Xbox One will record the last five minutes of gameplay in the background for players to then view, edit and share among social networks. Announced at the San Diego Comic-Con event, Microsoft formally outlined the console's DVR capability, called "Project Upload." Speaking with Gamespot, creative director Ken Lobb of...

News: You Can Play Your Xbox One Disc Games During Installation

You Can Play Your Xbox One Disc Games During Installation

Worry not!

While some people are having trouble dealing with the fact that all Xbox One games will require installation, it seems that there's at least some positive news to come out of the situation. Unlike on the PS3, for example, where certain game installs can take a while and get in the way of you actually playing the game, on Xbox One the...

News: Capcom Bringing Strider Franchise to Xbox One, Xbox 360

Capcom Bringing Strider Franchise to Xbox One, Xbox 360

Digital title due in 2014.

Capcom has announced that they'll be bringing a reboot of the classic Strider franchise to Xbox One and Xbox 360 next year. The new title, which is simply called Strider - is in development with Double Helix, and is being pitched as an intense side-scrolling platformer that kicks off in the metropolis of Kazakh City...

News: Halo 4 Web Series Picks Up Emmy Nomination

Halo 4 Web Series Picks Up Emmy Nomination

Up against Mr. Holmes, Medieval norsemen and...tv journalists

The Halo 4 live-action web series Forward Unto Dawn has been noticed by the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards, garnering a Emmy nomination in the category of Outstanding Main Title Design. Sure, it may not be the most prestigious award the Emmy's are known for, but we'll take what we can get...

News: Forza Motorsport 5 Needs To Connect Online Before You Can Play

Forza Motorsport 5 Needs To Connect Online Before You Can Play

New info from Turn 10 reveals required day one download

Forza Motorsport 5 is one of the essential Xbox One games that will be available at launch with the console this November. In lieu of Microsoft's DRM reversal last month, developer Turn 10 Studios has unveiled their release plans for their next-gen racer during an interview with IGN. Head of...

News: Ultimate Warrior to Return in WWE 2k14

Ultimate Warrior to Return in WWE 2k14

Always believe.

2k Games has confirmed that the legendary Ultimate Warrior will be making a comeback in the WWE's first videogame release since THQ folded, WWE 2k14. Players that preorder the game will find that the Warrior is a playable character in the game, complete with hair, tassles, and - we're hoping - the ability to perform a super-long...

News: F1 2013 Introduces Classic Mode

F1 2013 Introduces Classic Mode

Xbox One Version Ruled Out

Codemasters has formally announced that they're working on F1 2013, and have confirmed that the game is strictly a current-generation only affair. Players will be able to take part in a new "classic" mode, which is presented by the absolute legend that is Murray Walker. In the mode, you'll be able to play as the likes of...

News: Monaco Dev Laments Poor Xbox 360 Sales

Monaco Dev Laments Poor Xbox 360 Sales

Wants more of what's yours to be theirs.

Andy Schatz, the main man behind Xbox Live Arcade (and PC) title Monaco: What's Yours Is Mine has spoken out on Reddit about disappointing sales of the game on Xbox 360. He says that the company never depended on the Xbox to be their primary revenue generator, but was "very disappointed" with Xbox sales all...

News: Assassin's Creed II is Free Right Now For Gold Members

Assassin's Creed II is Free Right Now For Gold Members

Lots of XBL discounts too!

If you're a current Xbox Live Gold member, you can now claim a free digital copy of Ubisoft's 2009 open-world smash hit, Assassin's Creed II. Combatting Sony's successful Instant Game Collection offered to its Playstation Plus users, Microsoft is giving away two free games to all Gold members regularly on the 1st and 16th...

News: DuckTales Remastered Hits XBLA in September

DuckTales Remastered Hits XBLA in September

WayForward confirms the details.

It's been a little while since we've heard anything about WayForward and Capcom's reimagining of the the classic DuckTales NES title, but the developer has shed some more light on proceedings today. The company have released a new developer diary-style video - which they're cleverly calling a "Duckumentary" - that...

News: Summer of Arcade Dates and Prices Revealed

Summer of Arcade Dates and Prices Revealed

Four boomers lined up.

Microsoft has confirmed the release dates and prices of the titles included in the 2013 edition of their Summer of Arcade promotion. It kicks off on August 7th with the intriguing-looking Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons (1200 MSP), and is followed up by Charlie Murder on the 14th for 800MSP. A week later, you can get your hands...

News: Rejected Names for Microsoft's First Console Revealed

Rejected Names for Microsoft's First Console Revealed

Take your pick

The name 'Xbox' — when you really think about it — is a pretty strange name for a video game console. When Microsoft first revealed the name for its first gaming machine, many people despised it. Surely, the creatives at Microsoft could have come up with something a little better. In a recent Edge interview, before settling on...

News: Fez Finally Getting Patched on XBLA

Fez Finally Getting Patched on XBLA

Save file fix is on its way

You know that Fez patch you've been so patiently waiting for? Don't you remember? Yeah, the one that would fix that OTHER patch which affected a small percentage of players, who were forced to start the game over due to a corrupted save file. Well, it's time to jump for joy like Gomez here, our blocky 2D hero from the...

News: Final Xbox Ultimate Game Sale Day Brings Hitman, Gears

Final Xbox Ultimate Game Sale Day Brings Hitman, Gears

Bioshock and Tomb Raider chopped, too.

The final day of the Xbox Live Ultimate Game Sale has kicked off, and some of the pricier titles from the initial list have finally seen their prices drop. BioShock Infinite, Tomb Raider and Gears of War: Judgment are all in. Don't forget that while this is the final day, a bunch of title (listed here are on...

Review: Razer Atrox Arcade Stick

Razer Atrox Arcade Stick

A pro stick for pro players.

When it comes to tournament-grade arcade sticks, the choices for Xbox 360 gamers are pretty limited. Then again, they’ve been limited for most consoles over the years. Many have tried to emulate the arcade experience, but few have even come close, generally coming up with cheaply made (but expensively sold) rectangular...