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News: Sierra Confirms Shiftlings for Xbox One

Sierra Confirms Shiftlings for Xbox One

Platform puzzle funtimes abound

Sierra has confirmed that their next title - Shiftlings - will release on Xbox One, hopefully later this year. Revealed by IGN, the announcement trailer shows two connected space-faring characters attempting to work their way through a number of puzzles. Single player and co-op play is on the cards, although details...

News: RIDE Gets March Release Date on Xbox One and Xbox 360

RIDE Gets March Release Date on Xbox One and Xbox 360

Riding into view

Milestone s.r.l. have confirmed that they'll be bringing the two-wheeled racer RIDE to Xbox One and Xbox 360 on March 20th this year. The game is Milestone's first ever original IP, and will allow players to race over 100 different bikes spread over four different categories. Superbikes, Supersports, Naked, and Historical Bike...

News: See Kitana and Kung Lao in New Mortal Kombat X Trailer

See Kitana and Kung Lao in New Mortal Kombat X Trailer

The Edenian Princess is as deadly as ever!

Publisher Warner Bros. released a new trailer today for the upcoming Mortal Kombat X. The trailer (which can be seen below) shows off several characters in action. Most notably it contains the first footage of Kitana and Kung Lao. Both of these Mortal Kombat veterans will be playable characters in the...

News: Microsoft's New Game Content Usage Rules Baffle Creators

Microsoft's New Game Content Usage Rules Baffle Creators

Let's pay

Microsoft has recently updated their Game Content Usage Rules document, to provide guidance to those who wish to use Microsoft games as a part of their own video creations. With the majority of created items falling under the catch-all of "derivative works", it seems that if you want to use a Microsoft-published game, you're subject to a...

News: Xbox One February System Update Detailed

Xbox One February System Update Detailed

Game Hubs, Transparent tiles, and more...

The Xbox One monthly firmware update schedule is back in full flow, and Microsoft have detailed what's to come in the first bundle of the year. Game Hubs: The February System Update will contain a new feature called "Game Hubs." Every Xbox One game will have its own hub, which will show which friends are...

News: Terraria, Never Alone, WWE 2k15 Discounted In This Week's Deals With Gold

Terraria, Never Alone, WWE 2k15 Discounted In This Week's Deals With Gold

Striking up a bargain

This week's Deals With Gold offerings have been announced, and there's money to be saved on all manner of basketball and wrestling add-ons for Xbox One. There's also a nice list of Xbox 360 titles hitting the bargain list this week. On Xbox One, Never Alone and WWE 2k15 are the highlights this time around, whereas on 360, you...

News: Fresh New DLC for Rock Band is Out Today

Fresh New DLC for Rock Band is Out Today

Getting the band back together

Almost two years ago, Harmonix announced they would be putting an end to weekly DLC for their immensely popular music game, Rock Band. Whether they've gone back on their word or they've heard the cries for an encore, Harmonix has dropped new DLC today for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Players can nab "R U Mine?" by...

News: Rebel Galaxy Confirmed For Xbox One

Rebel Galaxy Confirmed For Xbox One

Spacey like Kevin

Independent developer Double Damage Games has today confirmed that their "action-packed, swashbuckling space opera" Rebel Galaxy will launch on Xbox One by the end of the year. Previously confirmed as releasing on PlayStation 4, the game will throw players into space, where they must battle pirates, explore anomalies, befriend...

News: The Escapists Gets Xbox One Release Date

The Escapists Gets Xbox One Release Date

Breaking out is hard to do

Team 17's top-down prison sim The Escapists is coming to Xbox One, and has been given a release date of February 13th The game has been co-developed by Team 17 and British studio MouldyToof. Starting out in one of six prisons, players are tasked with escaping by making friends with guards, and crafting weapons and tools...

Pure Retro: Did You Know That James Bond 007: Nightfire Had a Thrilling Multiplayer Mode?

Did You Know That James Bond 007: Nightfire Had a Thrilling Multiplayer Mode?

License to Kill

When the Xbox 360 was the latest and greatest console on the market, that meant the original Xbox was only last-gen, which didn’t make it all that old. But now that the Xbox One has ushered in a new generation, it finally makes sense to slap the retro label on those classic Xbox games. That’s where Pure Retro comes in. From here...

News: Phantom Dust Will Feature A 30 Hour Long Campaign

Phantom Dust Will Feature A 30 Hour Long Campaign

Killer Instinct's pricing model may be used

One of the biggest surprises to come out of Microsoft's 2014 E3 Press Conference was that Phantom Dust, a 2005 Xbox release, would be receiving a remake. New details on the card action game have been revealed courtesy of Microsoft Studios' Creative Director Ken Lobb. Ken was very open in talking about...

News: TimeLines Kickstarter Begins

TimeLines Kickstarter Begins

New trailer released

As we announced last week, EPX Games is aiming to bring their new strategy card game TimeLines to Xbox One. Well, the company have sent through a reveal trailer, and have launched their Kickstarter campaign to get the game finished and launched. They're currently looking for $30,000 in funding to make this happen. As they've...

News: Forza Motorsport 6 Confirmed for Xbox One

Forza Motorsport 6 Confirmed for Xbox One

From outta nowhere

From right out of nowhere, Microsoft has confirmed that Forza Motorsport 6 will be headed exclusively to Xbox One. The game was announced at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Ford "performance" vehicles will all appear in game, and the all-new Ford GT will be the game's cover car. So far, the GT, Shelby GT350...

News: Unofficial Xbox One Chatpad Now On Sale

Unofficial Xbox One Chatpad Now On Sale

Caveat emptor

For those of us who used to communicate via Xbox Live using the Official Xbox 360 Chatpad, the switch to Xbox One has caused the occasional problem when it comes to typing stuff in, simply because an official Xbox One chatpad hasn't been made available as yet. Of course, you could always switch to SmartGlass on your phone or tablet and...

News: Evolve Beta Bonuses For Those That Pre-Purchase On Xbox One

Evolve Beta Bonuses For Those That Pre-Purchase On Xbox One

X-clusives

A strong marketing deal exists between Microsoft and publisher 2K Games for their upcoming release, Evolve, which is slated to be unleashed on Xbox One on February 10th. The result of this partnership thus far has been early access to the Big Alpha, but developer Turtle Rock announced another benefit, this time for the upcoming Beta. The...

News: Get An Inside Look at Life is Strange With This New Developer Diary

Get An Inside Look at Life is Strange With This New Developer Diary

A New Beginning, indeed

The very first episode of Life is Strange is ready to launch later this month, but you can get a behind the scenes look at the title right now in a recent Developer Diary from Dontnod Entertainment, the creators of Remember Me. This is the first in a three-part video series called "A New Beginning," where the team talks...

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

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

There's snow way we'd forget about WGAYPTW in 2015!

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...

News: Rogue Legacy Headed to Xbox One

Rogue Legacy Headed to Xbox One

Cat's out of the bag

Cellar Door Games' incredibly popular Rogue Legacy is heading to Xbox One in due course, the company have confirmed via their Twitter account. Despite already being available for PC, Mac, Linux, PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation 4, gamers have been champing at the bit to get their hands on an Xbox One version of...

News: Rebellion Announces Zombie Army Trilogy for Xbox One

Rebellion Announces Zombie Army Trilogy for Xbox One

X-ray kill cams are back in play

Rebellion have announced that their new game Zombie Army Trilogy will be headed to Xbox One in 2015. The series originally began life as a PC-only expansion for the Sniper Elite titles, and both Sniper Elite: Nazi Zombie Army and it's sequel were wildly popular. Now, the series is jumping to consoles with a...