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News: Microsoft To Release Xbox One Digital TV Tuner in Europe

Microsoft To Release Xbox One Digital TV Tuner in Europe

DVB-to-USB device to go on sale in October

We didn't see this one coming, but Microsoft has today confirmed that they'll be releasing a device that does away with the requirement to have a cable box plugged in to your Xbox One in order to watch TV. The Xbox One Digital TV Tuner will be available in the UK, France, Germany, Italy, and Spain, and...

News: Crytek Confirms Ryse is Jumping To PC

Crytek Confirms Ryse is Jumping To PC

So long, exclusive

Crytek has confirmed that Ryse: Son of Rome will be leaping to PC systems this autumn. The game will be published by Crytek themselves via digital channels, with Deep Silver being responsible for the needed for stores. The new release will come complete with all DLC that has been released for Xbox One, and will also support a...

News: Yep, A Forza Horizon 2 Demo is Coming Soon

Yep, A Forza Horizon 2 Demo is Coming Soon

Tear it up

A demo for Forza Horizon 2 is apparently in the cards with an announcement coming soon, revealed creative director Ralph Fulton on Twitter. Fulton took the time to reply back to an impatient fan asking when players can expect to see a demo, saying that "a demo date will be announced soon." It is highly possible the news will be announced...

News: Evolve Gets Delayed to February 2015

Evolve Gets Delayed to February 2015

Monster slaying will have to wait

Evolve has been pushed back four extra months from its original October 21st release date to February 10th, 2015, revealed Take-Two in their recent financial report for Q1 2015. From the creators of Left 4 Dead, Evolve is a fast-paced four-versus-one multiplayer experience in which four players work together to...

News: Guacamelee Developer DrinkBox Studios is Working on Another Game Alongside Severed

Guacamelee Developer DrinkBox Studios is Working on Another Game Alongside Severed

Is it more Guac or Mutant Blobs, or is it something else entirely?

Recently, we mused about the potential for DrinkBox Studios' upcoming touch-based action-adventure game, Severed, to come to Xbox consoles by utilizing the gesture recognition of Kinect. With the studio appearing to be extremely passionate about this game, and considering the...

News: Deals With Gold, Permanent Price Cuts, and a Big Capcom Sale Aim to Empty Your Wallet

Deals With Gold, Permanent Price Cuts, and a Big Capcom Sale Aim to Empty Your Wallet

Surely there's something here for you

On top of the usual Deals With Gold offers that grace us weekly, Major Nelson has announced a handful of permanent price drops and also unveiled a fairly beefy list of Capcom games currently on discount. Starting today, Dead Rising 3, Forza 5, Kinect Sports Rivals, and Ryse will run $49.99, both at retail and...

News: The Competitive Platformer SpeedRunners is Coming to Xbox One

The Competitive Platformer SpeedRunners is Coming to Xbox One

Sprinting onto the scene next year

Publisher and co-developer, tinyBuildGAMES, today announced that they'd be bringing their high-intensity platformer SpeedRunners to Xbox One sometime in 2015. SpeedRunners is an accessible side-scroller that's about superheros racing to see who can reach a crime scene first — apparently, the city is populated...

News: Assassin's Creed Rogue Official Reveal Trailer Released

Assassin's Creed Rogue Official Reveal Trailer Released

Kill Assassins and pet penguins

Ubisoft has officially revealed Assassin's Creed Rogue for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, which will take the series in a brand new direction. In Assassin's Creed Rogue you will play as Assassin-turned-Templar Shay Patrick Cormac during the Seven Years' War and will fill in the crucial gaps between Assassin's Creed III,...

Rumour: Grand Theft Auto V to get Heists... and Zombies?

Grand Theft Auto V to get Heists... and Zombies?

Leaked source code teases online heists and undead

Rockstar have been teasing proper heisting in the Grand Theft Auto V online mode since release, but so far nothing has happened in this area. But with the game being confirmed for a next-gen release, could this mean we're moving closer? Modders have pulled source code from the game revealing that...

Rumour: Assassin's Creed Rogue Coming to Xbox 360

Assassin's Creed Rogue Coming to Xbox 360

Another Creed hit by a leak?

It appears that the long rumored Assassin's Creed Rogue has been leaked, along with a release date. The news comes from multiple sources who quickly uploaded a collection of images to NeoGAF. The images, taken with a camera, appear to be from the reveal trailer for Assassin's Creed Rogue, which is yet to be released...

News: New Xbox One Bundle Paired with Madden NFL 15

New Xbox One Bundle Paired with Madden NFL 15

Bundle drops alongside Madden NFL 15

Madden NFL 15 drops on the 26th this month. If you're still thinking about purchasing an Xbox One and you're also interested in the new Madden, you might want to hold on to your wallet until the 26th as Microsoft will then also release the Xbox One paired up with the game. Just like Microsoft did with the...

News: Chinese Xbox One Consoles and Games Will Be Region Locked

Chinese Xbox One Consoles and Games Will Be Region Locked

Lockdown.

Xbox One goes on sale in China on September 23rd, and while a bunch of new Chinese-developed titles have been rumoured (and shown, like Neverwinter was), you're fresh out of luck if you're thinking of importing any of them. Why? Well, even though the Xbox One is generally regarded as being region-free, titles released in China will be...

News: Clarified: No Xbox Live Gold Required For EA Access

Clarified: No Xbox Live Gold Required For EA Access

A fairer deal?

Electronic Arts has now confirmed that their upcoming EA Access service will not require a subscription to Xbox Live Gold in order to download and play titles offered as part of the program. The news comes in a official statement sent to IGN, clarifying that users can play EA Access titles without Xbox Live Gold, but access to...

Weirdness: New Xbox Ad Spot Marries Xbox One With Rocky

New Xbox Ad Spot Marries Xbox One With Rocky

There ain't no can't, Rock.

We're not sure if it'll go as a TV ad, or as an online-only sort of thing, but a new 30-second advert released by Microsoft this morning makes an unlikely match. In the blue corner, you've got clips from Assassin's Creed: Unity, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, and Sunset Overdrive. In the red corner, you've got Sylvester...

News: French Retailer Lists White Xbox One Bundle

French Retailer Lists White Xbox One Bundle

Could be en route

French retailer Micromania may have let the cat out of the bag regarding a new bundle featuring Sunset Overdrive and a white Xbox One console. The company listed an item by the name of "Pack Xbox One Blanche + Sunset Overdrive Exclu Micromania" which was set to retail for 399.99 EUR, but then removed it shortly after. It begs the...

News: Mega Bloks Announces Assassin's Creed Collectors Series

Mega Bloks Announces Assassin's Creed Collectors Series

Stay your blade from the Blok of the innocent!

Mega Brands, formerly known as Mega Bloks, have announced that they have partnered with Ubisoft to produce a brand new line of construction set toys based on the critically-acclaimed Assassin’s Creed franchise. The announcement came during the New York Toy Fair, quickly followed by a post on the Mega...

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

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

Weekdays? We're so oooover those!

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...

News: More Xbox Live Issues Rear Their Heads

More Xbox Live Issues Rear Their Heads

Xbox 360 goes dark

While the connectivity issues Microsoft's been having lately seem to have been solved for Xbox One users (knock on wood), the problems only seem to be growing for the Xbox 360. Today, reports of Xbox 360 gamers not even being able to boot up their games and applications are streaming in. Instead of their games loading, all they...