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News: Indie Horror Title Joe's Diner to Open Its Doors on Xbox One

Indie Horror Title Joe's Diner to Open Its Doors on Xbox One

Open All Hours

It has been announced via the German ratings authority USK, that indie survival horror title Joe's Diner will be heading to the Xbox One. First released on PC in March, Joe's Diner puts the player into the hard-working, beleaguered shoes of an employee of the aforementioned diner which was, rather inconveniently, built on the site of...

News: Pineview Drive Set to Bring More Horror to Xbox One

Pineview Drive Set to Bring More Horror to Xbox One

Keep the lights on

This news is coming via the German ratings authority USK, who have today certified the PC horror title Pineview Drive for an Xbox One release. As far as we're aware, the game hasn't been confirmed as coming to the platform until now, and there's very little information available regarding the port. As in, there isn't any...

News: Guitar Hero Live Rolls Out New Music, Provides Free On-Demand Access This Weekend

Guitar Hero Live Rolls Out New Music, Provides Free On-Demand Access This Weekend

Interesting proposition

Activision's somewhat successful revival of the Guitar Hero franchise is getting a further shot in the arm this week, as new music will be added to Guitar Hero Live's streaming GHTV service from today. Three new Premium Shows will be added. First up, the Pop Goes GHTV Premium Show adds "Chocolate" by The 1975, "Believer" by...

News: Activision Acquires Candy Crush Creator

Activision Acquires Candy Crush Creator

Activision want candy for Christmas!

If you thought Microsoft buying Mojang was a surprise, you ain't seen nothing yet, as Activision Blizzard is set to acquire King Digital Entertainment, the creator of Candy Crush Saga. Announced on November 2nd, Activision is currently in talks with the mobile gaming giant to purchase outstanding shares at $18...

News: Ninja Pizza Girl Slicing On to Xbox One

Ninja Pizza Girl Slicing On to Xbox One

Late confirmation, but confirmation all the same

We're not sure if we just missed the press release about this one or not in the past few months, but it appears that Disparity Games' platformer Ninja Pizza Girl is coming to Xbox One. The game was on show at PAX Australia this past week and is pitched as a deeply-woven story starring Gemma, a...

News: Deals With Gold Trims Wolfenstein Down to Size, Offers Up Some Decent Sub-$5 Deals

Deals With Gold Trims Wolfenstein Down to Size, Offers Up Some Decent Sub-$5 Deals

Something for everyone...sort of

This Week's Deals With Gold offerings have been listed, and while there's not a great deal on offer, some of the prices are quite nice. Heading up the list is Wolfenstein: The New Order which although it's been cheaper at retail, is worth the $20 asking price in our estimation. Also up for consideration are Spectra,...

News: Initial Backwards Compatibility List of 100 Xbox 360 Titles Will Be Announced on November 9th

Initial Backwards Compatibility List of 100 Xbox 360 Titles Will Be Announced on November 9th

Will your favourite make the cut?

Phil Spencer has confirmed that the first 100 Xbox 360 games to be added to the Xbox One backwards compatibility list will be announced on November 9th, a few days before the service is launched alongside the new Xbox One dashboard. Spencer confirmed the date in a Tweet to a user earlier today;- As it stands, 25...

News: Halo 5: Guardians Shoots Into Top Spot in UK, Beats MCC's Opening Week By 50%

Halo 5: Guardians Shoots Into Top Spot in UK, Beats MCC's Opening Week By 50%

Boom time

Halo 5: Guardians is now upon us and in the first week of release, the game has unsurprisingly shot to the top of the UK All Formats Chart. 343's game outsold both last week's big winner Assassin's Creed Syndicate and 2014's Halo: The Master Chief Collection by 50%. Syndicate slipped from the top position to #2 after suffering a 39%...

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

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

Locke'd and loaded

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: Sierra Games Collection Now Available on Xbox One

Sierra Games Collection Now Available on Xbox One

Saving those pennies

The headline may suggest that some of Sierra's classic titles have been ported to Xbox One but sadly, that isn't the case. However, if you've been holding off on picking up some of the "new" Sierra's Xbox One releases, now might be the time to get your wallet out. The company has released the Sierra Games Collection digitally...

News: Swoop In and Get Supergirl Pilot Episode for Free

Swoop In and Get Supergirl Pilot Episode for Free

The second caped crusader

With the Xbox marketing machine is gearing up for the Christmas frenzy that is "the greatest line-up in Xbox history" it can sometimes be hard to remember that the Xbox One does offer more than just games. One such feature is access to TV shows via the helpfully named "Movies and TV" section on your Xbox One console...

News: Mirror's Edge Catalyst Delayed

Mirror's Edge Catalyst Delayed

For how long? For how long must I wait?

Mirror's Edge Catalyst is one of early 2016's most anticipated titles but unfortunately, fans will have to wait a little bit to play it. Originally due for release on February 26th, the game will now release just shy of three months later on May 24th. Mirror's Edge Catalyst is aiming to deliver a much larger,...

News: Outlast 2 Confirmed for Fall 2016 Release

Outlast 2 Confirmed for Fall 2016 Release

Spooktacular

Developer Red Barrels has confirmed that the sequel to one of the scariest current-gen titles you can buy will be coming to Xbox One in the autumn of 2016. Outlast 2 won't take place in the original's Mount Massive Asylum however, with Red Barrels' co-founder Philippe Morin confirming as much in an interview with Bloody Disgusting last...

News: Knight Squad Will Be A Free Games with Gold Title - Here's More About The Game

Knight Squad Will Be A Free Games with Gold Title - Here's More About The Game

Confusion cleared

Yesterday, Microsoft confirmed that alongside Pneuma: Breath of Life, DiRT 3, and Dungeon Siege III, Chainsawesome's Knight Squad would also be a free Games With Gold title in November. However, not many people seem to know too much about the game, which will be a new release when it goes free on Xbox One. So, we thought we'd dive...

News: Strength of the Sword: ULTIMATE Gets New Four-Armed Dungeon King

Strength of the Sword: ULTIMATE Gets New Four-Armed Dungeon King

In case you missed it...like we did...

Back at Gamescom 2015, a whole bunch of ID@Xbox titles were announced and while we managed to keep up with most of them, Strength of the Sword: ULTIMATE from Ivent Games managed to slip past our radar. The game puts us in mind of Maximo a little bit, and was funded via Kickstarter, where it raised $88,093,...

News: And So It Begins: Three New Backwards Compatible Titles Leak Ahead of November 12th Launch

And So It Begins: Three New Backwards Compatible Titles Leak Ahead of November 12th Launch

Here we go...

As expected, the names of a few Xbox 360 games that will be backwards compatible on Xbox One when the service launches on November 12th have started to appear in the wild. Various sources have come up with the trifecta, with the first being Microsoft themselves. They've posted a promo image that shows Halo Reach as a backwards...

News: Octogenarians Take To The Track for Coffin Dodgers on Xbox One

Octogenarians Take To The Track for Coffin Dodgers on Xbox One

Race in peace, indeed

Wales Interactive have confirmed that they'll be publishing Milky Tea's Coffin Dodgers for Xbox One in the new year. The game is a darkly comedic kart racer with a bit of a twist, given that all of the characters are of a certain age and looking to avoid the grim reaper as they race around the streets of a retirement village...