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News: Microsoft Announces Ultimate Game Sale Weekend Bonus Offers

Microsoft Announces Ultimate Game Sale Weekend Bonus Offers

Even more deals

In addition to the wave of existing Ultimate Game Sale offers that were announced earlier in the week (and that you can see here), Microsoft have unveiled a new batch of titles that will get their prices chopped this weekend. The likes of the Killer Instinct Complete Collection and Halo: Master Chief Collection are trimmed, and there...

News: Total Monkery Secures Support From Microsoft and Creative England for ElemenTales

Total Monkery Secures Support From Microsoft and Creative England for ElemenTales

Elementary

Total Monkery, an indie developer from down here in the good old South West of England, have secured support and funding from Creative England and Microsoft via the Greenshoots programme, to enable them to develop their new title ElemenTales. Billed as an action puzzler, ElemenTales follows the adventures of four brothers who have been...

News: Silence: The Whispered World II Will Feature a Secret Hero

Silence: The Whispered World II Will Feature a Secret Hero

Deadelic Entertainment have released a new trailer, screenshots, and some information about a "secret hero" that will star in their upcoming adventure Silence: The Whispered World II. The main protagonists of the game have already been revealed as being siblings Noah and Rennie, but it appears that Spot - a caterpillar - will be on hand to try to...

News: Phantom Dust Reboot Developer Shut Down By Microsoft

Phantom Dust Reboot Developer Shut Down By Microsoft

Game hasn't been cancelled

Darkside Games — the indie studio behind the cult classic reboot of Phantom Dust — has severed ties with Microsoft, resulting in an immediate shut down. According to a report from Kotaku, Darkside Games closed their doors because Microsoft supposedly cancelled their game. Microsoft, on the other hand, is saying the...

News: Project CARS Delayed to April

Project CARS Delayed to April

Sliding off track

Slightly Mad Studios and BANDAI NAMCO Games Europe S.A.S. today confirmed that the upcoming Xbox One racer Project CARS will slip by a couple of weeks. The game was due to release on March 20th, but will now launch on April 2nd. The delay has been put down to the developer making final adjustments to the game. Ian Bell, Studio...

News: New Assassin's Creed Unity Patch Says Goodbye to Companion App Requirements

New Assassin's Creed Unity Patch Says Goodbye to Companion App Requirements

Seeing sense

A new patch for Assassin's Creed Unity has gone into certification, which does away with the requirements to use Initiates or the much-maligned Assassin's Creed Companion App. Content that was previously locked behind the ridiculous requirements will now be available to all players, meaning that the game is indeed a game again, and not...

News: Lords of the Fallen Removed From Ultimate Game Sale Amidst Confusion

Lords of the Fallen Removed From Ultimate Game Sale Amidst Confusion

Wait, what, who?

The ongoing Xbox Live Ultimate Game Sale is indeed careening on, providing some great savings across a number of Xbox One and Xbox 360 titles. However, one title - Lords of the Fallen - appears to have been included by mistake. The title was available for £7.50 yesterday (we pretty much all bought it!) down from the full price of...

News: World of Tanks Now Coming to Xbox One

World of Tanks Now Coming to Xbox One

Cross-platform play confirmed

The free-to-play MMO World of Tanks is making the jump to Xbox One sometime this year, Wargaming announced today. As indicated on the company's blog, the success of the Xbox 360 edition has propelled the developer to release an Xbox One version. Even better, both versions will support cross-platform play, meaning...

Rumour: Microsoft to Allow Retail Xbox Ones to Be Used as Development Kits in May

Microsoft to Allow Retail Xbox Ones to Be Used as Development Kits in May

Finally

The Verge is reporting that Microsoft is about to make some pretty serious changes to the way in which developers can use Xbox One retail units. Citing "sources familiar with Microsoft's plans", the article claims that the Redmond giant will roll out a new Xbox One Software Development Kit (SDK) preview in May, as well as allowing retail...

News: Ultimate Game Sale Goes Live: All The Deals Here

Ultimate Game Sale Goes Live: All The Deals Here

Extra, extra....savings!

The Xbox Live Ultimate Game Sale appears to be rolling out across the world, and there are some great savings to be had. We'll keep this list updated as we find more. Please be aware that prices may not be available worldwide, although most will translate well. Lords of The Fallen for example, is live now for £7.50 in the...

News: Shooter Blue Estate Gets Exclusive Mode on Xbox One

Shooter Blue Estate Gets Exclusive Mode on Xbox One

Arcade funtimes

On-rails shooter Blue Estate is out tomorrow, and will launch complete with a mode that is exclusive to Xbox One, developer Hesaw has announced. As an alternative to the game's story mode, a fully-featured Arcade Mode will be present in the Xbox One version. It needs to be unlocked by playing through the story mode, and spans some...

News: New Deals With Gold Won't Drive You Quackers

New Deals With Gold Won't Drive You Quackers

What the duck?

This week's scheduled round of Deals With Gold have been announced and while they won't set the world alight, there may be a couple of Xbox 360 titles worth a look for the price. Duck Dynasty is the focus on both formats, flying in at a 50% discount, while Grand Theft Auto V gets a minimal shave. Fear not, though, as the Xbox...

News: Forza Motorsport 5 and Forza Horizon 2 Bundle Launching on Xbox Live

Forza Motorsport 5 and Forza Horizon 2 Bundle Launching on Xbox Live

Great savings

Microsoft have bundled up their two main racing games for a discount via the Xbox Game Store, and will release a Forza Horizon 2 and Forza Motorsport 5 pack on Friday, 20th February. The bundle is discounted deeply for Xbox Live Gold subscribers. Non-Gold users can get the pack for £84.99 in the UK, or $109.99 in the US - which is...

News: Upload Studio Gets Major Update On Xbox One

Upload Studio Gets Major Update On Xbox One

Lean, mean, green screenless green screen!

The oft-maligned Upload Studio suite has been updated today on Xbox One, providing a host of new functionality for users. You're now able to upload videos that contain up to 15 segments, with a total running time of 30 minutes. Transitions are available too, allowing you to make a smooth switch from clip...

News: Roundabout Spins onto Xbox One This Friday

Roundabout Spins onto Xbox One This Friday

Spinning Limo Mayhem!

No Goblin's debut title will be releasing on Xbox One later this week. No Goblin CEO Dan Teasdale announced the news of Roundabout's release date on the game's official tumblr page earlier today. The rotating limousine simulator will release on Friday, February 20th for Xbox One. Players play as Georgio Manos, the world's most...

News: New Xbox Title Troll and I Detailed

New Xbox Title Troll and I Detailed

Featuring on the Square Enix Collective

Liverpool's Spiral House has released the first information about their new title Troll and I, which is currently in development for multiple platforms, including Xbox One. The game is being featured as a part of the Square Enix Collective for the next 28 days, meaning that people can vote on whether or not...

News: Grifta Morphing Gamepad Kickstarter Begins

Grifta Morphing Gamepad Kickstarter Begins

Compatible with Xbox One and Xbox 360

An new Kickstarter for an innovative-looking new game controller from Grifta has gone live today. The Grifta Morphing Gamepad is compatible with Windows, Android, and PlayStation 3 right off the bat, but Grifta have teamed up with XIM Tech to ensure that it works with the Xbox One and Xbox 360, too, using a XIM...

News: Halo: Nightfall to Receive DVD, Blu-ray, VoD Release As A Movie

Halo: Nightfall to Receive DVD, Blu-ray, VoD Release As A Movie

Compiled

The episodic live-action TV series Halo: Nightfall, which is set between the events of Halo 4 and Halo 5: Guardians, will be compiled into a feature-length film and released on standard formats in March. Halo: Nightfall originally aired on Xbox 360 and Xbox One as a five-part series back at the end of 2014, but will be released as a movie...

News: Zavvi UK to Stock Custom Xbox One Controllers

Zavvi UK to Stock Custom Xbox One Controllers

Get your wallet ready

UK retailer Zavvi has announced that it is to start stocking custom Xbox One controllers. The tricked-out controllers, created by Custom Controllers UK, are official Xbox One controllers with crazy designs. Zavvi sells the official controller for £39.99 in the standard colour, with the custom controller designs damaging your...

News: Darksiders II Looks to Be Coming to Xbox One

Darksiders II Looks to Be Coming to Xbox One

More than likely, we'd say

Over the weekend, Amazon.com listed a "Definitive Edition" of Darksiders II as being due for release for PlayStation 4. There was no confirmation other than the listing, but speaking to Gamespot, a Nordic Games representative has stated that "the authenticity of the listing is unquestionable." The publisher doesn't wish...

News: Edge of Eternity is a Tribute to JRPG Classics, Potentially Heading to Xbox One

Edge of Eternity is a Tribute to JRPG Classics, Potentially Heading to Xbox One

Crowdfunding underway

French indie developer Midgar Studios is looking to bring its Japanese RPG inspired title to Xbox One, if consumers are willing to fund it. With a name like Midgar Studios, it isn't hard to see where the title, called Edge of Eternity, would draw inspiration from. The open world RPG will release on Xbox One if its Kickstarter...