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News: Dungeon Defenders Now Free for Gold Members

Dungeon Defenders Now Free for Gold Members

Oldie but a goodie

We're now halfway through March, which means Xbox Live Gold members can download their second free game part of Microsoft's Games With Gold program. From now until March 31st, Dungeon Defenders (released back in 2011) can be grabbed for absolutely nothing instead of its $14.99 price tag. Developed by Trendy Entertainment, Dungeon...

Hands On: Dark Souls 2

Dark Souls 2

The journey through Drangleic begins

With the original Dark Souls being such a polarising title, and the sequel due to hit the shelves in Europe on Friday, we thought we'd get Pure Xbox's Eric Santana to make his debut here by giving us a quick run down of his impressions of the title. Whenever any of the Souls games are brought up in casual gamer...

News: A Watch Dogs Closed Beta Was Spotted for Xbox One

A Watch Dogs Closed Beta Was Spotted for Xbox One

Please let this be true

Well this sure is interesting. Over on reddit, a screenshot was posted showing a Watch_Dogs closed beta that could be downloaded from the Xbox Games Store. The download is 23GB, although it does say the file is 'unavailable.' Ubisoft announced a few days ago that Watch_Dogs will have a 8-player online free roam multiplayer...

Out This Week: March 11th (North America)

March 11th (North America)

Standby for Titanfall

So you're browsing your local retailer's Xbox One and Xbox 360 section and have no idea what new games were released this week. No one seems willing to help and you feel alone and scared. Surely, there must be a way — an easy way — to get the info on the latest releases. Rest your worried head young Spartan, because at pX...

News: Ubisoft announces Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag Jackdaw Edition

Ubisoft announces Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag Jackdaw Edition

Black Flag's Next-Gen Treasure Chest!

Today, Ubisoft announced details of the Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag Jackdaw Edition, which will be released on March 28 in the UK as an Amazon exclusive on Xbox One and PlayStation 4, for £59.99. Along with the main game, the Jackdaw Edition comes with a season pass, giving you access to all available DLC...

News: South Park Hits Top Spot in UK

South Park Hits Top Spot in UK

Thief pushed to second.

Given how close it came to falling by the wayside along with THQ when that company collapsed, South Park: The Stick of Truth is doing incredibly well and has topped the UK All Formats Chart in its debut week. The game did well in review spotlight too, nabbing a nice 8 out of 10. Last week's number one, Thief slips to second...

Rumour: Saints Row IV Getting Game of The Century Edition

Saints Row IV Getting Game of The Century Edition

Outed by Amazon Germany

The guys and gals over at Amazon.de have posted a listing for a new Saints Row IV bundle pack, entitled the "Game of The Century Edition." Retailing for EUR 29.99, the pack contains the main game, as well as every single piece of DLC that's been released for the game. Yes, that includes all those pieces of DLC that you can...

News: What Games Are You Playing This Weekend - Issue Eight

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend - Issue Eight

We're finally back to some serious gaming

After a lengthy and unexpected sabbatical, WGAYPTW is back in full force! If you're just joining us, this is a biweekly feature where we not only share our jealousy-inducing gaming plans with you, but we expect you to do the same for us. Modern or retro, Xbox or Nintendo, it doesn't matter — this is about...

News: You Wish You Had This Titanfall Custom Xbox One

You Wish You Had This Titanfall Custom Xbox One

...but not half as much as we do!

Titanfall is almost upon us (March 13th on Xbox One, March 28th on Xbox 360) and developers Respawn Entertainment have been getting their hands on some sweet, sweet swag as a reward for getting the game to "gold" status and heading towards manufacturing. It seems that Microsoft has awarded the development team with...

News: Watch_Dogs Has a New Release Date

Watch_Dogs Has a New Release Date

Arriving six months later than original date

Watch_Dogs, Ubisoft's open-world hack everything epic, is coming out on May 27th according to a recently released trailer from the company itself. The trailer (which can be seen below) was spotted by Videogamer through Xbox.com early this morning which clarifies the new release date. Watch_Dogs was...

News: Guacamelee: STCE Coming to Xbox One, Xbox 360

Guacamelee: STCE Coming to Xbox One, Xbox 360

Throwing in an extra quarter.

IGN are reporting that DrinkBox Studios' previously PS3, PS Vita, and PC only Guacamelee is coming to the Xbox One and Xbox 360 this year. Going by the name of Guacamelee: Super Turbo Championship Edition, the new game will feature "20-25% more content" than the original according to DrinkBox. There's no word on a...

News: Pier Solar HD Headed to Xbox One

Pier Solar HD Headed to Xbox One

16-bit Love Letter is Skipping 360

Pier Solar HD the first new commercially available Sega Megadrive/Genesis title to be created this century, is heading to the Xbox One via Xbox Live Arcade. The game, which raised $231,000 during a successful Kickstarter campaign last year is an RPG that was originally designed as a homebrew-style release for...

News: There Came An Echo Headed to Xbox One in 2015

There Came An Echo Headed to Xbox One in 2015

Kickstarted game makes the jump from PC.

The Wil Wheaton-starring voice-controlled RTS There Came An Echo will be making the jump to Xbox One in 2015, it has been revealed. Developer Iridium, who ran a successful Kickstarter campaign to get the game in development, confirmed that the project will be heading to Microsoft's system - probably via Xbox...

News: Xbox One March System Update Detailed

Xbox One March System Update Detailed

Stacks of improvements...

Microsoft has confirmed a big old list of things that will be fixed when the next Xbox One system update rolls out. The update should start to be pushed to consoles from today, and includes the following updates. Improved Multiplayer & Party chat Cross title party chat Party chat on by default Easier multiplayer...

Out This Week: March 4th (North America)

March 4th (North America)

Come on down to South Park

So you're browsing your local retailer's Xbox One and Xbox 360 section and have no idea what new games were released this week. No one seems willing to help and you feel alone and scared. Surely, there must be a way — an easy way — to get the info on the latest releases. Rest your worried head young Spartan, because at...

News: Peggle 2 Coming to Xbox 360 in May

Peggle 2 Coming to Xbox 360 in May

New Xbox One multiplayer mode released, too.

Electronic Arts have confirmed that they'll be bringing previously-Xbox-One-exclusive Peggle 2 to the Xbox 360 on May 7th via Xbox Live Arcade. Also, a new multiplayer "Duel" mode has been launched today for free, for the Xbox One edition. The addictive ball-firing puzzler will hit XBLA and no doubt...

News: Batman Leaps to Next-Gen With Arkham Finale

Batman Leaps to Next-Gen With Arkham Finale

Batman: Arkham Knight Confirmed for Xbox One

The finale of the Batman: Arkham series is in development with Rocksteady and will play out exclusively on next-gen platforms, Warner Bros. has confirmed today. Batman: Arkham Knight is the title of the last game in the series, and skips the Xbox 360 this time around, debuting exclusively on Xbox One,...

News: Call of Duty Ghosts Gets Cut in Weekly Xbox Live Deals

Call of Duty Ghosts Gets Cut in Weekly Xbox Live Deals

Xbox One and Xbox 360 versions lowered

Microsoft has confirmed this week's list of Xbox Live game deals, and if you're one of the four people that is interested in Call of Duty: Ghosts and yet hasn't purchased it yet, you're in for a treat. The game gets 33% shaved off the Xbox One and Xbox 360 on-demand price, and the Xbox One "Digital Hardened...

News: The Mass Effect Trilogy Could One Day Come to Xbox One

The Mass Effect Trilogy Could One Day Come to Xbox One

Developers have spoken about it "internally"

Bioware, the creators behind the Mass Effect series, released all three titles in 2012 in a compilation known as The Mass Effect Trilogy on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC platforms. Now, the team is considering re-releasing the collection for both the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 if a tweet made by Bioware...

News: UK Chart: Thief Tops All Formats and Xbox One Chart

UK Chart: Thief Tops All Formats and Xbox One Chart

Stolen the title.

Eidos Montreal's Thief has topped the first UK game sales chart of March, beating away tough competition from the likes of other newcomers Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare and Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2. The game reportedly demolished the week one sales of the last title in the series - Thief: Deadly Shadows - and pushed last...