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News: Bladestorm Set To Return...But For Which Formats?

Bladestorm Set To Return...But For Which Formats?

KOEI Tecmo working it out...

Famitsu is reporting that the action RTS franchise Bladestorm, which last saw the light of day on the Xbox 360 back in 2007, is set to receive the remake treatment. The new game will be entitled Bladestorm: The Hundred Years' War & Nightmare. As it stands, a logo has been released and that's pretty much it. We're...

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

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Nineteen

Keepin' it casual

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: Xbox Live Service Alert Lowered (Update)

Xbox Live Service Alert Lowered (Update)

Xbox Live stable... Nearly

Following up from our recent report regarding the Xbox Live service alert, the majority of Xbox Live services have been fully restored and Microsoft has lowered the alert level. At the time of writing, Xbox Live is sitting in the recovery ward, after experiencing connectivity issues with Xbox Video and Xbox Music stores...

News: The Penultimate Episode of The Walking Dead: Season Two Gets Release Date

The Penultimate Episode of The Walking Dead: Season Two Gets Release Date

Are you ready to take sides?

The second-to-last episode of The Walking Dead: Season Two is on its way....and soon. On July 23rd, Episode 4 — titled "Amid The Ruins" — will hit the Xbox LIVE Marketplace on Xbox 360 for the price of $4.99/£3.99. You can check out the trailer below, but be warned, you might want to avoid pressing play if you're...

News: The Assassin's Creed Experience Set to Debut At San Diego Comic-Con

The Assassin's Creed Experience Set to Debut At San Diego Comic-Con

Run like an assassin at SDCC

Ubisoft has employed professional free runner Michael Zernow as the new "Chief Parkour Officer" for the Assassin's Creed franchise Michael "Frosti" Zernow, who survived 27 days on reality television series Survivor: China and who is a member of veteran free running team Tempest, will serve the company in a "strategic...

News: Fans Revolt Against Lack of Licence Transfer for Pinball FX2 Tables

Fans Revolt Against Lack of Licence Transfer for Pinball FX2 Tables

Most predictable outcry ever

Earlier today, we confirmed that Pinball FX2 has an Xbox One launch date and that the game will ship with a single table, with the whole package being free. Extra tables will be available for between $2.49 and $2.99, with table packs costing more. The only issue with that is that a lot of the announced tables have been...

News: AirMech Arena Closed Beta Takes Off Next Week

AirMech Arena Closed Beta Takes Off Next Week

Xbox 360 exclusive finally set for departure

Ubisoft has confirmed that AirMech Arena - a game that disappeared from the radar for an awfully long time - will enter a closed beta phase on Xbox 360 next week. Starting from July 23rd, players who are accepted as beta participants will get their hands on Carbon Games' new title. The game will be...

News: Pinball FX2 Launches on Xbox One on July 31st

Pinball FX2 Launches on Xbox One on July 31st

Launch tables detailed

Zen Studios' stellar simulator Pinball FX2 is heading to the Xbox One on July 31st, the company has confirmed. The game, which has seen decent success on the Xbox 360 will see a graphical boost so all tables are running at 60fps and in full 1080p, and it'll come with new achievements, worldwide tournaments, and a new...

News: Armed Forces Xbox One Controller And Stereo Headset Announced

Armed Forces Xbox One Controller And Stereo Headset Announced

Camo-ed Up!

Microsoft have announced a matching Armed Forces controller and stereo headset for Xbox One to be released later this year. Both items feature "a stylish camouflage design and military look" and are currently available for pre-order via the Microsoft Store. The controller and headset are priced at $64.99 and $89.99 respectively and...

News: Developers Ask for Xbox Early Access Program

Developers Ask for Xbox Early Access Program

Microsoft is all ears.

Over the last 12 months, "early access" schemes have become very popular. Originally implemented on Steam, games likes Rust and Day Z have gone on to sell millions of copies, despite the games being nowhere near finished yet. Now, developers are knocking on the doors of both Microsoft and Sony, requesting early access programs...

News: Plants vs. Zombies and Wolfenstein Discounted With Deals With Gold on Xbox One

Plants vs. Zombies and Wolfenstein Discounted With Deals With Gold on Xbox One

Competitive trimmings

Microsoft has confirmed this week's Deals with Gold list and after last week's Xbox 360 Ultimate Games Sale left Xbox One owners in the cold, two titles are trimmed this week on the newer platform. Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare gets 40% off, making it £20.87 in the UK, which is a decent price compared to most retailers...

News: WWE 2k15 Gets Sting Pre-order Bonus

WWE 2k15 Gets Sting Pre-order Bonus

Get your face paint ready

WWE 2k15 is making its Xbox One debut in October, and 2k has confirmed that there will be a sweet little pre-order bonus for those who...erm...pre-order. Folks who get their money down early will get two versions of the legendary wrestler Sting, one featuring his unforgettable black and white face paint, and the other...

News: Could DrinkBox's Severed Reach Xbox Platforms Thanks to Kinect?

Could DrinkBox's Severed Reach Xbox Platforms Thanks to Kinect?

It looks to be a possibility

This news isn’t exactly new, but since we didn’t cover it when it first broke, and with Guacamelee currently in the spotlight as part of this month's Xbox One Games With Gold offer, we figured it’s a great time to bring it up. Back in April, DrinkBox Studios – the developer of Guacamelee and Tales From Space:...

News: Sunset Overdrive Available for Digital Pre-Order "Soon"

Sunset Overdrive Available for Digital Pre-Order "Soon"

Pre-loading still unconfirmed

Gamers will soon be able to pre-order Sunset Overdrive digitally via the Xbox One Games Store, according to Insomniac Game's latest Sunset TV video. Sunset TV's host, Brandon Winfrey, revealed the news when he responded to a fan question: "Will I be able to get the Day One Edition Content if I download it from the...

News: Watch Dogs Sneaks Back To Top of UK Chart

Watch Dogs Sneaks Back To Top of UK Chart

Sniper Elite 3 shot down

Ubisoft's Watch Dogs has climbed to the peak of the official UK all formats chart this week, pushing last week's champion Sniper Elite 3 down to second place. It was a quiet week for the chart as we sit in the middle of the dull spot of the year, waiting for the next round of releases to begin in a few weeks. Then, of...

News: Tekken 7 Announced at EVO 2014

Tekken 7 Announced at EVO 2014

The final battle?

Last night during the yearly eSports championship dedicated to fighting games EVO 2014, Bandai Namco offically announced Tekken 7. The reveal was joined by a tantalising teaser trailer featuring Tekken's iconic and dysfunctional Mishima family at war one again. In the trailer, Kazumi Mishima narrates, believing she must stop her...

News: Final Xbox Ultimate Games Sale Deals Race In

Final Xbox Ultimate Games Sale Deals Race In

A mixed bag.

The Xbox 360 Ultimate Games Sale is rolling on to its penultimate day, and in addition to the week-long deals that are going on, a new set of price cuts have been announced that are good for the rest of July 14th. All deals end today, including the week-long ones, so get in quick! Its a mixed bag, today. If you haven't got Bioshock...