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Weekly Wrap: Fight Owens Fight Edition

Fight Owens Fight Edition

For the kids!

The Weekly Wrap 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. News of the Week: Rare Replay will come bundled with most DLC. 15 minutes of Rise of the Tomb Raider footage is...

News: The Swindle Gets a Release Date, New Screenshots

The Swindle Gets a Release Date, New Screenshots

Has eyes on your wallet

Size Five Games have confirmed that their upcoming Steampunk stealth title The Swindle will launch on Xbox One on July 30th. Not only that, but the team have released five new images from the game which show off some new gameplay elements. Check 'em out: In The Swindle, you're tasked with marching through the procedurally...

News: Nordic Games Confirms MX vs. ATV Supercross Encore for Xbox One

Nordic Games Confirms MX vs. ATV Supercross Encore for Xbox One

Encore une fois

Nordic Games and developer Rainbow Studios have announced that they'll be releasing a remaster of their Xbox 360 title MX vs. ATV Supercross for Xbox One later this year. Going under the new name of MX vs. ATV Supercross Encore, the new game will feature enhanced visuals, a complete re-master of all audio, new gear, a higher frame...

Interview: We Talk About the Rise of Tiamat Expansion With Neverwinter Developer Cryptic Studios

We Talk About the Rise of Tiamat Expansion With Neverwinter Developer Cryptic Studios

All the info and more

The hit free-to-play MMO Neverwinter is set to receive a grand update in the form of the Rise of Tiamat expansion on Xbox One soon. So, we thought we'd sit down with developers Cryptic to see if we couldn't find out a little bit more about what players can expect to see in the expansion. Rob Overmeyer, Executive Producer at...

News: The Escapists to Get New DLC Next Week

The Escapists to Get New DLC Next Week

If you know where you can find them...

Team 17 and Mouldy Toof have announced that they'll be releasing a new DLC pack for their prison-based title The Escapists next week. Releasing on 30th June, the Escape Team DLC will include a new military-themed prison map to escape from, a new leaderboard to compete on, and six new achievements to unlock...

Out Today: Q (Xbox One)

Q (Xbox One)

Not a Bond-related gadget in sight

Japanese-made puzzler Q was announced last week and is already upon us, launching today worldwide for Xbox One. We're not going to say that this mobile port is a rush job, despite the fact that the description text on Xbox.com refers to the game as "the best app for those moments when you have some time to kill."...

News: So Many Questions About So Many Me?

So Many Questions About So Many Me?

Let's take a look

Yesterday, Microsoft announced that Xbox One players would be getting their hands on Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag as a part of Games With Gold and that, around the middle of the month, they'd also get the indie title So Many Me. However, practically nobody knew that So Many Me was making the jump from PC to Xbox One, that it...

Talking Point: What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Sixty One

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Sixty One

Crime-fighting goes into overtime

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...

News: The Evil Within Update Allows You to Remove the Annoying Black Bars

The Evil Within Update Allows You to Remove the Annoying Black Bars

Tweaks to easy mode, too

The Evil Within was a great survival horror game, but there was a large amount of gamers that criticized the letterbox presentation. While we didn't find it too distracting, we can understand how the intentional black bars could be a major turn off; especially for a game as harrowing as this one. Thankfully, the option for...

News: Planetside 2 Will Come to Xbox... Eventually

Planetside 2 Will Come to Xbox... Eventually

First PS4, then Xbox One...

Looks like Planetside 2 will be coming to Xbox One after all, but it may take a while. In an interview with Polygon, Andy Sites - Director of Development at Daybreak Games - was asked what was next for Planetside 2 and whether or not we will see the game brought to Xbox One. "Right now, our focus is PS4, but we're...

News: Games With Gold to get Assassin's Creed and Three Other Titles for July

Games With Gold to get Assassin's Creed and Three Other Titles for July

Boom times ahead

To celebrate the two year anniversary of Games With Gold on Xbox, Microsoft have confirmed that they'll be providing two Xbox One games and two Xbox 360 titles for Xbox Live Gold subscribers in July. On Xbox One, players will get the outstanding Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, and that'll be available from July 1st through to the...

News: The Mean Greens: Plastic Warfare Coming To Xbox One

The Mean Greens: Plastic Warfare Coming To Xbox One

Get ready for mean green mayhem!

Ever watched Toy Story and though the little green soldiers were awesome? Then you will be happy to know that The Mean Greens: Plastic Warfare is coming to Xbox One Developed by Indie studio Virtual Basment, Plastic Warfare is a third-person shooter that puts players in the role of Green and Tan toy soldiers to wage...

News: Don't Worry! All The Halo 5 Guardians Preorder Content Can Be Earned By Everyone In Game

Don't Worry! All The Halo 5 Guardians Preorder Content Can Be Earned By Everyone In Game

That's a relief

With the advent of preorder bonuses, limited edition drinks promotions, season passes, and all manner of other ways for publishers to entice you to part with your cash, the world of gaming can seem a little bit cynical at times. However, Josh Holmes, Studio Head at 343 has stepped up to shine a bit of light on things when it comes...

News: New Details Appear About Destiny Red Bull Promotion, Techland Mock It

New Details Appear About Destiny Red Bull Promotion, Techland Mock It

"Latest trend in game marketing!"

Earlier this month we reported that Red Bull packaging had been spotted which offered promotion codes for The Taken King, Destiny's next big expansion. Now the promotion has been officially announced, along with a few new details on what the "bonus XP and epic quest" will be. Each promotional can of Red Bull will...

News: Monster Buster Agency Will Bring Augmented Reality RPG Brawling to Xbox One in 2016

Monster Buster Agency Will Bring Augmented Reality RPG Brawling to Xbox One in 2016

Big claims

Lithuanian developer Tag of Joy has confirmed that they'll be bringing their new title Monster Buster Agency to Xbox One and Windows 10 next year via ID@Xbox. Monster Buster Agency, the developer says, is an action-packed fighting game where players have to create and control a monster fighting agency. On top of that, the game will...

News: Tiger & Squid Reveal More Information About Beyond Eyes

Tiger & Squid Reveal More Information About Beyond Eyes

Going beyond

Sherida Halatoe of Tiger & Squid, developer of the forthcoming ID@Xbox title Beyond Eyes has sat down with the guys and gals at Xbox to talk about the new game, which was shown off at E3 last week. Beyond Eyes stars Rae, a blind girl who ventures out into the world to discover what lies outside the confines of her garden. We were...

News: Amazon UK Reveals Biggest E3 Preorder Increases: Forza 6 and Rare Replay Top Lists

Amazon UK Reveals Biggest E3 Preorder Increases: Forza 6 and Rare Replay Top Lists

Surprising stuff

Amazon UK have released their E3 top list, which reveals which previously-announced titles saw the biggest increase in preorders, and which titles and gaming items were preordered the most in general. At the top of the preorder uplifts list, Forza Motorsport 6 leads Star Wars: Battlefront and Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege, while...

Out Today: Batman: Arkham Knight (Xbox One)

Batman: Arkham Knight (Xbox One)

Fear the knight

One of the most highly-anticipated games this year, Batman: Arkham Knight makes its thumping debut on Xbox One today. Batman is back in developer Rocksteady's final Arkham game and it's shaping up already to best its predecessors. We're still cruising around Gotham in the new Batmobile, so our review is going to be a few days late...