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News: Three New Weapons Headed to Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare on August 25th

Three New Weapons Headed to Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare on August 25th

First on Xbox One for the last time

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare players can look forward to picking up three new weapons in the game's multiplayer mode on Xbox One from August 25th. The M16, AK47 and the Exo Zombies shotgun CEL-3 will be available, as will the Royalty Variants for a whole bunch of other weapons, including the MP11, SN5 and AE4...

Weirdness: This Chinese Android-Based Console Looks a Bit Familiar...

This Chinese Android-Based Console Looks a Bit Familiar...

We wonder where they got the design ideas from?

A new game console is currently being crowdfunded in on China's JD Finance site that looks more than a little familiar. The Ouye is an Android-based device that connects up to your TV so that you can play Android titles on the big screen, that will reportedly sell for around $70. The company behind...

News: Doodle God Matches the Elements on Xbox One in 2016

Doodle God Matches the Elements on Xbox One in 2016

Earth, wind and fire

JoyBits LTD has confirmed that their popular iOS puzzler Doodle God will be released for Xbox One in 2016. Doodle God sees players combining the elements to create worlds filled with skyscrapers, aliens and more. A new "Planet" mode shows the new elements that are created as they are applied to the player's world. Over 300...

News: Great Scott! Telltale's Back to the Future Set for Xbox One and Xbox 360 Port

Great Scott! Telltale's Back to the Future Set for Xbox One and Xbox 360 Port

Heading in at 88 miles per hour

It appears that Telltale's PC and mobile Back to the Future adventure series is making the jump to Xbox One and Xbox 360 with a retail release in October. Amazon Canada have listed the title for both consoles as the Back to the Future 30th: Anniversary Edition. According to the retailer, the game will launch on...

News: Phil Spencer Teases Backwards Compatibility Announcement 

Phil Spencer Teases Backwards Compatibility Announcement 

Red Dead... Revisited?

Xbox Boss Phil Spencer has taken to Twitter to assure fans that there will be more backwards compatible games announced for the Xbox One very soon. In response to a fan's question, regarding critically acclaimed Xbox 360 game Red Dead Redemption, Spencer tweeted the following: Red Dead Redemption topped the poll of games...

News: Amazon UK to Call Time on Video Game Trade-Ins

Amazon UK to Call Time on Video Game Trade-Ins

Time to Cash Out

Amazon UK have announced that they are to cease their Trade-In service at the end of the month, meaning that users will no longer be able to trade in games or other items in exchange for credit. The retail giants made the following statement on their website: We are closing our Trade-In programme on 31 August 2015. We will no...

News: Windows 10 Xbox App Update Brings High End Streaming & Many Improvements

Windows 10 Xbox App Update Brings High End Streaming & Many Improvements

Fixes to reported issues also applied

The Xbox app for Windows 10 has received its first update, Microsoft have announced. The most notable change in the August 2015 update is the ability to now stream games from the Xbox One to Windows 10 in 1080p and 60fps. Players who have the ability to stream games in this high-end performance bracket need...

Out Today: Velocity 2X (Xbox One)

Velocity 2X (Xbox One)

A Leap Beyond

FuturLab's outstanding high-speed action shooter Velocity 2X has been released on Xbox One today. In Their Words: Velocity 2X is the sci-fi platformer and shoot 'em-up in one adventure. This critically acclaimed sequel to Velocity Ultra weaves together two classic game formats into one seamless adventure, featuring...

News: Frozen Free Fall: Snowball Fight Pulled from Xbox Store, Will Re-Launch in Late August

Frozen Free Fall: Snowball Fight Pulled from Xbox Store, Will Re-Launch in Late August

Do you STILL want to throw a snowball..? You'll have to wait.

At the beginning of August, we announced that The Walt Disney Company spin-off Frozen Free Fall: Snowball Fight had been released on Xbox One. As suspected, this release onto the Xbox Store was premature and the game has since been pulled, with the release date amended. Frozen Free Fall:...

News: Goosebumps: The Game Has Been Listed on the Xbox 360 Store

Goosebumps: The Game Has Been Listed on the Xbox 360 Store

Children old and new rejoice!

Indie developers WayForward appear to be bringing the enduring R.L. Stine horror book series Goosebumps to life in a point-and-click action adventure on the Xbox 360. Listed on the Xbox Store for the Xbox 360, Goosebumps: The Game seems set to be a prequel to the Jack Black movie tie-in which is due to be released in...

Out Today: Smite (Xbox One)

Smite (Xbox One)

Let Battle Commence

Hi-Rez Studios highly anticipated free-to-play battle arena MOBA Smite has finally been unleashed in all of it's mytholgical glory upon Xbox One. In Their Words: This is SMITE, an online battleground where the Gods of Old wage war in the name of conquest, glory, and most of all, FUN. Whether this is your first Multiplayer...

News: Affliction Aims to Bring 1950's Narrative Exploration and Action to Xbox One

Affliction Aims to Bring 1950's Narrative Exploration and Action to Xbox One

Survival is a story, explored with a gun

Mastermind Games have announced that they will be bringing open world adventure Affliction to Xbox One. Set in the 1950's, Affliction is an open-world, narrative-driven adventure game in which the players take on the role of everyday citizens as they attempt to survive the Affliction, a mysterious outbreak...

News: Don't Starve: Giant Edition Finally Dishes Out On Xbox One This Month

Don't Starve: Giant Edition Finally Dishes Out On Xbox One This Month

Eat up

The agonizing wait for Don't Starve on Xbox One is over, as it's finally been given a concrete release date: August 26th. Dubbed as Don't Starve: Giant Edition, this updated version comes with a second course called Reign of Giants which adds a bunch of new characters and dangers for survivalists. It will go on sale for $14.99. Don't Starve...

News: Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime Lands On a Release Date

Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime Lands On a Release Date

Barenaked Ladies nowhere to be found

The quirky 2-player co-op space shooter, Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime, has finally been given a release date of September 9th for Xbox One and PC. Astutely-named developer, Asteroid Base, made the announcement today on its website alongside a brand-spanking new trailer. Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime is...

News: Rainbow Six: Siege Delayed

Rainbow Six: Siege Delayed

Do not engage, I repeat do not engage.

Ubisoft have announced a delay of Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege. Originally planned for release on October 13th. The game will now launch on December 1st across all platforms in all regions. Ubisoft's blog post announcing the news did provide a rational behind the delay; Getting the game in people's hands...

Out Today: ZOMBI (Xbox One)

ZOMBI (Xbox One)

Brains! Braaaains!

Perma-death survival horror title ZOMBI makes the jump to Xbox One today at a lower-than-premium price. Note that even though most thought this would hit retail shelves too, it's definitely a digital-only release this time around. In Their Words: London is falling. Are you prepared? The Last Blight is upon us. It was foretold...

News: Jurassic World and Arkham Knight Slashed in This Week's Deals With Gold

Jurassic World and Arkham Knight Slashed in This Week's Deals With Gold

Well, sort of slashed...

A couple of bigger titles beef up the Xbox One Deals With Gold list this week, with Batman: Arkham Knight and LEGO: Jurassic World getting a 25% cut. Grand Theft Auto V gets a price cut of 25% too, with the remainder of the list filled out by Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments and the Zumba Fitness Exhilarate add-on...

News: Turtle Beach Launches Firmware Update 2.0 for Elite 800X Headset

Turtle Beach Launches Firmware Update 2.0 for Elite 800X Headset

Improvements all over the show

Turtle Beach has released a new firmware update for their Elite 800X Wireless Headset for Xbox One which should alleviate a few of the common problems reported by early adopters. The new firmware brings with it a whole bunch of improvements, such as automatic gain control for the microphone, stability updates, a few...

News: Star Wars: Battlefront Supremacy Mode Announced

Star Wars: Battlefront Supremacy Mode Announced

Blast incoming too

EA have lifted the lid on one of the game modes that will be featured in DICE's incoming space saga installment Star Wars: Battlefront. In the mode, ominously named Supremacy, players will battle it out for control points over some of the biggest maps available in the game. The goal is to hold all or the majority of the points...

Talking Point: What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Sixty Eight

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Sixty Eight

More Rare. More Destiny. More everything else.

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...

Out Today: The Bridge (Xbox One)

The Bridge (Xbox One)

A busy day for new releases

Coming nearly two years after its release on XBLA, the crazy puzzle-platformer The Bridge is now available on Xbox One today. As far as we can tell, there doesn't seem to be any major changes or additions to the Xbox One version. You may want to check out our Xbox 360 review in the link below before buying. In Their...