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News: Sociable Soccer Kickstarter Cancelled, But Game May Still Make it to Xbox One

Sociable Soccer Kickstarter Cancelled, But Game May Still Make it to Xbox One

Missed the goal

Last week, we reported that Sensible Soccer legend Jon Hare had returned to put together a new spiritual successor to the game, funded by Kickstarter. It turns out that things weren't going so well on the funding side for Sociable Soccer (that name may have put a few off, if we're honest), so the Kickstarter has now been cancelled...

News: HandyGames Confirms Dynamite Fishing World Games is in Development for Xbox One

HandyGames Confirms Dynamite Fishing World Games is in Development for Xbox One

Row, row, row your boat

HandyGames have Super Party Sports: Football coming to Xbox One on December 4th (our review is in progress) and have confirmed to Pure Xbox that they're also working on bringing their popular PlayStation 4 and mobile title Dynamite Fishing - World Games to Xbox One as well. The arcade title sees players sailing along in...

News: Endless Runner Shred It! Looks to Carve a Path to Xbox One

Endless Runner Shred It! Looks to Carve a Path to Xbox One

Triple lutz into a triple salchow...that's snowboarding, right?

If you're a snowboarding fan who loves endless runners on Xbox One (admittedly, the chances of that demographic really even existing is quite slim) then EM Studios might well be about to serve you up a title that plays right into your wheelhouse. Shred It! is a snowboarding endless...

News: D/Generation Set to Make Some Noise on Xbox One

D/Generation Set to Make Some Noise on Xbox One

D/Generation-X(box)

West Coast Software will be releasing the HD remake of the popular adventure D/Generation on Xbox One soon. The game has been given a 7+ rating by European age raters PEGI, with an age rating suggesting that the game's release isn't far off. Back when the original was released in 1991 for 16-bit platforms by Mindscape, it...

News: Far Cry Primal Gameplay Premiere to Occur During The Game Awards 2015

Far Cry Primal Gameplay Premiere to Occur During The Game Awards 2015

Prehistorical

Ubisoft will debut the first gameplay footage of Far Cry Primal during The Game Awards 2015, host Geoff Keighley has confirmed. The game will show up alongside nine other as-yet-unannounced world premieres that are set for the show, which takes place on December 3rd at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Far Cry Primal is currently...

News: Batman: Arkham Knight November DLC Launches

Batman: Arkham Knight November DLC Launches

Batman vs Superman Batmobile Online!

Novembers bundle of extra content for superhero epic Batman: Arkham Knight has launched today, featuring content from the upcoming Batman v Superman movie. The 2016 Batman v Superman Batmobile Pack bundles the Batsuit donned by Ben Affleck's Dark Knight along with the Batmobile featured in the film. It is...

News: Bungie Offers Exclusive Rewards For Getting More Friends to Buy Destiny

Bungie Offers Exclusive Rewards For Getting More Friends to Buy Destiny

Do you have any more friends to invite?

Bungie has initiated a brand new promotion programme in Destiny to help bring more people to the game. The new Refer-a-Friend scheme works buy offering exclusive loot to players who can persuade friends - or anyone, for that matter - to play Destiny for the first time, using a referral code. The referral...

News: December's Xbox One and Xbox 360 Games With Gold Offers Up Five Titles

December's Xbox One and Xbox 360 Games With Gold Offers Up Five Titles

Merry Christmas

It's Christmas time (almost) and Microsoft have announced that they'll be spreading the festive cheer by offering up five - count 'em! - titles via Games With Gold in December. From December 1st, you'll be able to download The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing (which will be a new release) for Xbox One and CastleStorm on Xbox...

News: Metal Gear Solid V, PES 2016, Mirror's Edge All Trimmed for Thanksgiving in This Week's Deals With Gold

Metal Gear Solid V, PES 2016, Mirror's Edge All Trimmed for Thanksgiving in This Week's Deals With Gold

Plus Black Friday deals still available

Microsoft have announced this week's Deals With Gold offerings for Xbox Live Gold subscribers, and Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is the pick of the list, with 25% off. Elsewhere, some pretty recent titles - WWE 2k16, Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 - see 25% price cuts too while on Xbox 360, Mirror's Edge is...

News: Original Xbox Backwards Compatibility on Xbox One Still a Possibility But 'Very Challenging'

Original Xbox Backwards Compatibility on Xbox One Still a Possibility But 'Very Challenging'

Don't rule it out entirely

An update on whether the Xbox One will be able to play original Xbox games has come from Microsoft today, noting that it is a "very challenging" process and to not expect this feature anytime soon. "We're not looking at original Xbox games on Xbox One yet," said Mike Ybarra, Xbox's main engineering boss on the latest The...

News: Resident Evil 6 Reportedly Shambling Towards Xbox One

Resident Evil 6 Reportedly Shambling Towards Xbox One

In your head, in your head...

Resident Evil 6 is heading to Xbox One, if a recent Korean Game Rating Board leak is to be believed. Originally released in October 2012 for Xbox 360, Resident Evil 6 was met with somewhat middling reviews. A sequel has is yet to be officially announced but is widely rumoured to be on the cards. It was the Korean Game...

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

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Eighty Two

A falling out

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: Well, This Is One Way of Getting Round an Exclusive Advertising Deal...

Well, This Is One Way of Getting Round an Exclusive Advertising Deal...

Clever

Microsoft may have lost the battle to Sony over picking up exclusive marketing deals for EA's Star Wars: Battlefront, which launched yesterday in the UK, but they seem to have found a way around it in one UK newspaper. This morning's Metro contains a three-eighths feature on the game and on the facing page...well...you can see it below...

News: Here Are Your Xbox One and Xbox 360 Digital Black Friday Deals

Here Are Your Xbox One and Xbox 360 Digital Black Friday Deals

Masses of moolah to be saved!

Microsoft's 2015 Black Friday digital sale has kicked off for Xbox Live Gold members, and a plethora of titles have seen their prices slashed on both Xbox One and Xbox 360. No preamble from us. The list of deals is below, complete with US pricing. If you're an Xbox Live Gold user, you can get these deals NOW. If you...

News: Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 Owners to Get Free Unspecified UEFA EURO 2016 Content

Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 Owners to Get Free Unspecified UEFA EURO 2016 Content

Could be anything

Konami have got the rights to next year's UEFA EURO 2016 tournament and as such, they've already announced that they'll be doing something with Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 to provide the thrill of the tournament in-game. We expected them to release a paid-for expansion to the game that offered the qualifying stages and the...

News: Halo: The Fall of Reach Set to Launch on Disc and Via Video-on-Demand Services

Halo: The Fall of Reach Set to Launch on Disc and Via Video-on-Demand Services

Incoming!

Content Media have sent over word that they'll be releasing the Halo: The Fall of Reach animated series via video-on-demand services on December 1st, and on DVD and Blu-ray on December 7th. The Fall of Reach is adapted from the novel of the same name by Eric Nylund and was previously available as part of the LE and LCE versions of Halo 5:...

News: Halo 5: Guardians Battle of Shadow And Light Content Update Now Available

Halo 5: Guardians Battle of Shadow And Light Content Update Now Available

6.2GB of fun

The first major update for Halo 5: Guardians has gone live as of well, quite a few hours ago. We were drinking coffee and it somehow got past us. Sorry about that. The mandatory update weighs in at 6.2GB in size and will download next time you fire the game up. There's a fair amount of new stuff contained within that download though,...