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Weekly Wrap: FMV Edition

FMV Edition

We're going live!

Welcome to the Weekly Wrap, which is our attempt at making it a little easier for you to keep up with Pure Xbox. We know it's hard to keep up with all the news and features so this should get you caught up every Sunday on the week that was. The format is still being ironed out, so let us know your suggestions in the comments below!...

Screenshot Sunday: Issue 2

Issue 2

Spending time in fantasy land

Welcome to the second issue of Screenshot Sunday, a bi-weekly feature in which Pure Xbox staff shares their favourite screenshots from the past two weeks. The Xbox One has the new feature to take a screenshot, so why not take full advantage of it! Every time we play a game, a story is told and we want to share with you...

News: Schrödinger’s Cat and the Raiders of the Lost Quark Set to Open the Xbox One

Schrödinger’s Cat and the Raiders of the Lost Quark Set to Open the Xbox One

You spin me right round, baby, right round.

...and if you get the tagline reference, you win a round of applause. Team 17 will be bringing Italic Pig's beautifully titled Schrödinger's Cat and the Raiders of the Lost Quark to Xbox One very soon, according to those super guys and gals at the European age rating board PEGI. The game - a platform...

News: Star Wars: Battlefront Out November 17th

Star Wars: Battlefront Out November 17th

Celebrate with a new trailer

During a livestreamed Star Wars Celebration panel, EA announced that Star Wars: Battlefront would be released on November 17th in the US, November 19th in Europe, and November 20th in the UK. Alongside the date, a new trailer was shown off for the DICE developed shooter. It seems like gamers are in for a slow drip of...

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

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Fifty Three

Get over here... and tell us what you're playing this weekend!

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...

First Stage: Infinity Runner (Xbox One)

Infinity Runner (Xbox One)

Running and running and running and running...

Wales Interactive's Infinity Runner is launching on Xbox One next week, and while we're working on our review right now for you, we thought we'd capture a bit of footage to give you a taste of the game. As the title would suggest, there's running to be done and obstacles to avoid, so without further...

News: Caretaker Headed to Xbox One

Caretaker Headed to Xbox One

Take Care

Xiotex Studios is bringing their latest title to Microsoft's all in one home entertainment system. Earlier today, Xiotex Studios head Byron Atkinson-Jones posted a development update that confirmed that Caretaker is indeed coming to Xbox One. Not much is known about the title at this time, other than some in-progress videos that Byron has...

Out Today: Goat Simulator (Xbox One)

Goat Simulator (Xbox One)

We're gonna need a bigger goat

If you need Goat Simulator to be explained to you, then...well...it's a bit tricky. You play a goat. That does tricks. And breaks things. It is a lot better than it sounds, honest. In Their Words: Goat Simulator is the latest in goat simulation technology, bringing next-gen goat simulation to YOU. You no longer...

Out Today: We Are Doomed (Xbox One)

We Are Doomed (Xbox One)

Yes we are.

Coming from indie studio Vertex Pop, WE ARE DOOMED (they like to have the title in uppercase, apparently) is a twin-stick shooter that looks like Jeff Minter got his hands on Geometry Wars and just went crazy. In Their Words: WE ARE DOOMED is a twin-stick shooter where you zap polygon baddies with an absurdly overpowered laserbeam...

News: Preview Program Members Advised to Decline Latest Update to Prevent Factory Reset

Preview Program Members Advised to Decline Latest Update to Prevent Factory Reset

Watch out!

Members of the Xbox Dashboard Preview Program are being advised to decline an update that went live yesterday, since it might cause their console to perform a full factory reset. What that means is that any games that you've downloaded will be removed from the console. You'll be able to re-download them of course, and your saved games...

On This Day: Eleven Years Ago the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles First Appeared on Xbox

Eleven Years Ago the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles First Appeared on Xbox

Guess you could say they entered Dimension X

It was eleven years ago today that the world's most famous turtles made their debut on Microsoft's first video game console. Well, actually, the game – cleverly titled Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – released in North America in 2003, but it didn't release in Europe until 16th April, 2004. For the sake...

News: Project Cars Release Date Finally Locked In

Project Cars Release Date Finally Locked In

We promised we'd tell you...

Well, it wasn't all that long ago (a few hours in fact) since our last story about Namco Bandai's Project Cars. But we said we'd tell you when the game's release date was finally locked in. Saying that, the game has been delayed three or four times from fixed release dates, so we can't promise anything. However, Namco...

News: Press Play Confirms Tons of New Content for Kalimba

Press Play Confirms Tons of New Content for Kalimba

Totem-ly awesome

Denmark's Press Play have confirmed that they'll be releasing a batch of new free and paid DLC for their puzzle platformer Kalimba next week. On April 22nd, a free content update will contain two new modes for all players. Llama Mode is the first, which is a local multiplayer speed run mode that allows up to six players to take...

News: Build Your Farm in Wild Season for Xbox One

Build Your Farm in Wild Season for Xbox One

King of the indie frontier

Quickfire Games and SOEDESCO have confirmed that they'll be releasing their farming and life sim Wild Season on Xbox One in 2015. Inspired by the likes of Harvest Moon and Animal Crossing, the game starts off with you taking over a decrepit farm in a far away town, with the goal being to turn it into the best farm in the...

News: Super Doomed'n Damned Jumping to Xbox One Soon

Super Doomed'n Damned Jumping to Xbox One Soon

Arc-gen confirms

Arc-gen Games have confirmed that they're hard at work on porting last year's PC and Mac release Doomed'n Damned to the Xbox One. However, new features are on the table for the platformer, along with a new, powered-up name. Super Doomed'n Damned will launch "soon" for Xbox One and takes the arcade platformer to new levels, adding...

News: Destiny House of Wolves Expansion Gets Release Date, But No Raid

Destiny House of Wolves Expansion Gets Release Date, But No Raid

Wolves of no raid street...

Destiny's highly anticipated House of Wolves expansion finally has a release date, but it won't be coming with a new Raid. After Bungie's initial announcement that House of Wolves will release on May 19th, many questioned the lack of information regarding a raid activity among the details of new story missions, three new...

News: Guitar Hero Live Struts to the Stage With New Controller and Perspective

Guitar Hero Live Struts to the Stage With New Controller and Perspective

Begin again

Activision have finally put the rumours to rest and have confirmed that they'll release a new Guitar Hero title in the autumn on Xbox One and Xbox 360. Guitar Hero Live is in development with FreeStyleGames - the team behind the DJ Hero series - and will feature two ways to play. First up is GH Live, which takes place from a first...