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News: Platformer Mekazoo Confirmed for Xbox One

Platformer Mekazoo Confirmed for Xbox One

Leaping lizards!

The fantastically named independent developer The Good Mood Creators have confirmed that their "throwback 2D platformer" Mekazoo will be releasing on Xbox One at some point between October and December. Mekazoo allows you to control up to five "mekanimals" (mechanical animals) with the varying species being armadillo, frog, panda,...

News: Dungeon Crawling FPS Ziggurat Heads to Xbox One

Dungeon Crawling FPS Ziggurat Heads to Xbox One

We think

A slightly more uncommon way of checking up on a game's progress is to monitor the various age rating sites that are dotted around the planet. This morning, that tactic has paid off, as we've found that European raters PEGI have rated Milkstone Studios' Ziggurat for Xbox One. The game is a dungeon-crawling first person shooter which...

News: All Dying Light DLC Dated and Detailed

All Dying Light DLC Dated and Detailed

And other words beginning with the letter 'D'

Techland have released details of all of the upcoming DLC for their zombie-fest Dying Light, today. The game's season pass is available for $19.99 / €19.99 and will include three content drops, which will be released over the next few months. First up, is the Cuisine & Cargo pack, which will...

News: Alien: Isolation's Fourth Add-On Pack Is Now Available

Alien: Isolation's Fourth Add-On Pack Is Now Available

Losing contact

Sega have confirmed that the fourth content pack for Alien: Isolation has been released. Entitled Lost Contact, the pack adds a new Salvage Challenge to the game's Survivor Mode, which comprises of 10 challenges on a new map, featuring some of the game's toughest enemies. Axel has lost contact with his colleagues and needs to...

News: Tesco Slashes Xbox One Evolve Bundle Price

Tesco Slashes Xbox One Evolve Bundle Price

Offers abound!

In the UK, super-giant retailer Tesco has slashed the price of the Xbox One console when purchased with a game. Their new offer - revealed today - will also include this week's major release Evolve. The offer - valid until February 27th - sees customers able to pick up the non-Kinect version of the Xbox One with Forza Motorsport 5,...

News: New Far Cry 4 PvP Mode Launches Today

New Far Cry 4 PvP Mode Launches Today

Extended play

Ubisoft has confirmed that a new PvP mode will be added to Far Cry 4 today, named "Overrun." The new mode sees teams battling in a conflict zone by entering and defending it as they're being overrun by the opposing faction. The contested zone shuffles across the map to a total of three different locations in each round, meaning that...

News: Get Your Hands On Two Awesome Halo Relic Wallpapers

Get Your Hands On Two Awesome Halo Relic Wallpapers

Ooh, shiny!

The legendary Halo 2 map Relic is coming to Halo 2: Anniversary (part of Halo: The Master Chief Collection) - as was previously announced - but to celebrate the commencement of work on the new version by developer Certain Affinity, 343 has released a couple of sweet Relic-themed wallpapers. The wallpapers are created from Relic remake...

News: 343 Cancels Latest Halo MCC Content Update Beta Test

343 Cancels Latest Halo MCC Content Update Beta Test

Pulled

343 Industries had previously announced that a beta test would be on the cards for the next major content update to Halo: The Master Chief Collection. However, the company has decided to change track somewhat, causing them to publicly confirm that a beta test will now NOT be forthcoming. In a blog post, 343 said:- After further evaluation,...

News: MLB Confirms RBI Baseball 15 for Xbox One

MLB Confirms RBI Baseball 15 for Xbox One

Due out for spring training

Major League Baseball has confirmed that it will release a new entry in the RBI Baseball series this spring, for Xbox One. RBI Baseball 15 will feature the Cubs' Anthony Rizzo as cover athlete (despite not really having a cover, given that it's digital-only) and will feature revolutionary things such as...statistic...

News: Halo Is Coming To Your Tabletop

Halo Is Coming To Your Tabletop

Spartan Games signs deal

UK-based manufacturer Spartan Games has inked a deal with Microsoft to produce a series of Halo-themed tabletop games and miniatures, it has been confirmed. The company is behind the popular Uncharted Seas and Firestorm Armada games, and say that multiple games set in the Halo universe are in the works, with the first...

News: This Week's Ballin' Deals With Gold Announced

This Week's Ballin' Deals With Gold Announced

Straight shooting

This week's Deals With Gold offerings have been announced and to be perfectly honest, it's slim pickings unless you're one of the four people who adore basketball but who have yet to buy NBA 2k15 yet. Of course, there is the outstanding Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions in the list for a discount as well if you haven't picked it up yet...

News: A 3GB Patch Awaits Evolve Players on Launch Day

A 3GB Patch Awaits Evolve Players on Launch Day

Day-one patch addresses feedback from community

Before you can enter your first online match tomorrow in Evolve, you'll need to download a mandatory 3GB patch that will improve things like load times and bug fixes. Turtle Rock Studios explained on their blog how they have learned a lot from the Big Alpha and Open Beta during the last few months;...

News: Will Arnett To Star In New Xbox Live Series, Game Chat

Will Arnett To Star In New Xbox Live Series, Game Chat

Take it to the (Devon) Banks

Actor Will Arnett (30 Rock, Arrested Development) has confirmed that he will star in a new series that will run on Xbox Live, entitled Game Chat. Arnett Tweeted a link to a teaser trailer earlier, which sees him and three others sitting on a couch playing games, hitting each other with some corking one liners. We reckon...

News: Screenshot Functionality Detailed For Xbox One

Screenshot Functionality Detailed For Xbox One

Well, sort of

The erstwhile Lord Phil of Spencer has fired out a Tweet this evening that will get people who are wondering about the Xbox One's ability to save screenshots all-a-flutter. Spencer fired out a Tweet saying "Nice to finally be doing this on my Xbox One dev kit" complete with the image that you see above. It seems that to snap a...

News: Yes, Your Xbox One Controllers Now Power Up Faster

Yes, Your Xbox One Controllers Now Power Up Faster

Proof positive

The Xbox One February System Update is rolling out right now and one of the improvements is to the speed at which your controllers power up and sync with the console. Microsoft claimed originally that power up times would be cut by some 50%, but a lot of users are complaining that there's absolutely no difference. We thought we'd put...

News: Zombie Army Trilogy Dated for Xbox One

Zombie Army Trilogy Dated for Xbox One

Sooner than you think

Last month, we announced that Rebellion's Zombie Army Trilogy would be releasing on Xbox One at some point in 2015, but it appears that we weren't optimistic enough about when that would be. Today, Rebellion has confirmed that the game will be released worldwide on Xbox One on March 6th, which is exactly a month to the day...

News: Warhammer: End Times - Vermintide Announced For Xbox One

Warhammer: End Times - Vermintide Announced For Xbox One

First Person Action Adventure via ID@Xbox

The End Times are coming and they're closer than you think! Warhammer: End Times - Vermintide, a first person action adventure game developed by independent studio Fatshark, will be arriving in quarter two of 2015. The title which focuses on cooperative class play will be self-published on Xbox One thanks...

News: Rise of the Tomb Raider on 360 Not Being Developed By Crystal Dynamics

Rise of the Tomb Raider on 360 Not Being Developed By Crystal Dynamics

Passing the reigns to outside studio

The upcoming anticipated sequel, Rise of the Tomb Raider, will release on both Xbox One and Xbox 360 but developer Crystal Dynamics will only be in charge of the former. The last-gen version has been passed to Nixxes Software, while Crystal Dynamics will remain focused on bringing Lara to Microsoft's latest...