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News: MOBA announced by Crytek

MOBA announced by Crytek

Arena of Fate coming to PC and Consoles

Crytek, the studio that brought us Crysis and Ryse, is stepping a little outside of it's normal type of audience to make a MOBA called Arena of Fate. This new IP will have you fighting 5-on-5 battles as heroes from famous historical figure to fictional legends in a similar style to that of power houses like...

News: Far Cry Compilation Arriving on Xbox 360 in July

Far Cry Compilation Arriving on Xbox 360 in July

Value all day.

Amazon.com have listed a new compilation featuring the Far Cry series. The imaginatively titled Far Cry Compilation for the Xbox 360 is apparently due to launch in July and will contain the booming Far Cry 2, the compelling Far Cry 3, and the exemplary retro-awesomeness of Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon. There isn't much else to share other...

News: Evolve Unleashes on Xbox One October 21st

Evolve Unleashes on Xbox One October 21st

Lock and load

October is already shaping up to a gigantic month for games on Xbox One. We aren't entirely sure how we're going to juggle Batman: Arkham Knight and Dragon Age: Inquisition. We also can't forget the horror-filled Alien: Isolation and the ambitious Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. Thanks to today's announcement from 2K Games, we can

News: Metro Redux Detailed For Xbox One

Metro Redux Detailed For Xbox One

60FPS, new trailer, cheap price - lovely!

4A Games and Deep Silver has reconfirmed that Metro Redux is coming to Xbox One this summer, but they've also splashed out on the details a little bit, and provided a new trailer for your enjoyment. The package consists of HD-ified versions of both Metro: Last Light and Metro 2033, complete with re-worked...

News: Minecraft: Xbox One Edition Due In August

Minecraft: Xbox One Edition Due In August

Discounted for owners of 360 version

When Minecraft: Xbox One Edition was announced way back when, we assumed that the lads and lasses at Microsoft, 4J, and Mojang would be wringing their hands at the thought of a monster payday. After all, when you consider that the retail version of the 360 edition is STILL sitting at number 4 in the UK All...

News: Powerstar Golf Goes Free On Xbox One...Sort Of

Powerstar Golf Goes Free On Xbox One...Sort Of

Drives towards F2P

Those intrepid gamers over at NeoGAF have spotted something a little bit strange over on the official Powerstar Golf purchase page on Xbox.com. It appears that, unbeknowst to anyone outside of Microsft, the game has been switched so that it is now a free download. The kicker though, is that while you can feasibly play the free...

News: WWE 2k15 Slams Onto Xbox One in October

WWE 2k15 Slams Onto Xbox One in October

Piledriver

2k Sports has announced that WWE 2k15 won't only be headed to the Xbox 360 when it launches at the end of October. Indeed, it'll be making it's debut appearance on the Xbox One, as well. The game is currently in development with Yuke's Future Media (in association with Visual Concepts) and is set to launch on October 28th in the US, and...

News: Xbox One External Storage Allows for Two Devices At Once

Xbox One External Storage Allows for Two Devices At Once

Surely, that should be enough?

Major Nelson has confirmed another wee detail about the forthcoming Xbox One external drive support that will be a part of the June Xbox One System Update. We knew that any drives connected would need to be USB 3.0 compliant, and be at least 256GB in size. What we didn't know, is that you can plug two of them in at...

News: The First Gameplay Trailer for Batman: Arkham Knight is Stunning

The First Gameplay Trailer for Batman: Arkham Knight is Stunning

"Evening the odds" trailer shows off the Batmobile in action

Batman: Arkham Knight — the last game in the Arkham series from Rocksteady Studios — won't be swooping into stores until October 14th, but today Warner Bros. has officially released a gameplay trailer. Unsurprisingly, it's looking every bit incredible as we can expect from a new-gen...

News: Xbox One June Update - External Storage, Real Names, OneGuide Expansion, Auto-Sign In and More!

Xbox One June Update - External Storage, Real Names, OneGuide Expansion, Auto-Sign In and More!

And a couple more things...

The Xbox One June System Update has been detailed by Microsoft, with some pretty cool functionality lined up. Let's jump right in. External Storage The one we've all been waiting for. This update will allow users to plug in ANY USB 3.0 drive with a capacity of 256GB or more, and use it in the same way that the internal...

News: Titanfall Recruitment Poster Generator Goes Live

Titanfall Recruitment Poster Generator Goes Live

Pretty cool

So, you've been looking for a way to convince your friends to team up with you and play Titanfall for ages, and you just haven't been able to work out a way to do it. Well, it seems that the guys at Microsoft can feel your pain. Today, they've put together a nice tool that lets you generate Titanfall "Recruitment" posters for sharing on...

News: EA Sports UFC Trailer Kicks Up The Visuals

EA Sports UFC Trailer Kicks Up The Visuals

Make no mistake, this looks good.

EA has released a new trailer for their upcoming next-gen brawler EA Sports UFC and it really does look impressively shiny. Featuring a single round between Jose Aldo and Anthony "Showtime" Pettis for the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship, the trailer shows all the preamble, the legendary Bruce Buffer calling the...

News: Max: The Curse of Brotherhood Launches for 360 Today

Max: The Curse of Brotherhood Launches for 360 Today

Delayed, but finally here.

Press Play has confirmed to Pure Xbox that the Xbox 360 version of their cinematic puzzle platformer Max: The Curse of Brotherhood will finally be available today. The game was released for Xbox One back in December, and will be one of the first titles in that platform's Games With Gold program, which launches next month...

News: Jet Car Stunts Leaping to Xbox 360, Xbox One

Jet Car Stunts Leaping to Xbox 360, Xbox One

Like a sonic boom

Grip Games has announced that their upcoming indie title Jet Car Stunts will be heading to the Xbox One and Xbox 360 platforms, hopefully this year. The game is set to release on Sony's PS3, PS4, and PS Vita platforms first, but Grip has confirmed that the title is definitely in development for Microsoft's platforms, too. Jet Car...

Rumour: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Collection Spotted for Xbox One, PS4

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Collection Spotted for Xbox One, PS4

Modern-gen Warfare

The recent trend of porting last generation games to the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 doesn't look to be ending anytime soon. If a recent image from Reddit is to be believed, all three Modern Warefare games will be getting the high resolution treatment on November 25th. The unconfirmed release date means this collection will...

News: Skype for Xbox One Gets Snappy

Skype for Xbox One Gets Snappy

New functionality uncovered

Until now, Xbox One owners have been able to make Skype calls and then snap other apps into Skype. So, you'd call your buddy on Skype, then be able to play a game against him in a tiny window that sticks to the right of the screen. Probably poorly. Now though, the Skype team has announced that the reverse is possible. A...

News: How Much Does Your Console Really Cost?

How Much Does Your Console Really Cost?

Standby Mode could break the bank!

If there is one thing the majority of gamers tend to overlook, it's how much energy is used to run their shiny brand news console and in turn, how much it costs to pay for that energy. In 2008 the Natural Resource Defense Council (NRDC) conducted a study into how much it costs to run our video game consoles...

News: The Witcher 3 Will Not Feature Platform-Exclusive Content

The Witcher 3 Will Not Feature Platform-Exclusive Content

No timed exclusivity, either

Despite showing up on Microsoft's stage at last year's E3, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will not come with platform-exclusive content on any format. The game will also not see any timed exclusivity on any system. In an interview with Eurogamer, CD Projekt Red's Marcin Iwinski stated that "We are treating all gamers equally...

News: Bandai Namco Publisher Sale Kicks Off On Xbox Live

Bandai Namco Publisher Sale Kicks Off On Xbox Live

Some really nice deals...

Bandai Namco Europe has sent word through that they've kicked off a publisher-specific sale on Xbox Live today, with some hefty discounts being put in place on some truly great titles. Beautiful Katamari and Ridge Racer Unbounded are included, but the highlight has to be the incredible Enslaved for just £4.07 in the UK...

Weirdness: Monkey Ball Channels Peggle for New Mobile Title

Monkey Ball Channels Peggle for New Mobile Title

We guess you could call it a homage...

Sega has announced a new mobile title based on the Super Monkey Ball franchise, and it's sure to strike a chord with anybody who's ever played a certain popular pachinko-inspired puzzler from PopCap. Super Monkey Ball Bounce takes AiAi and the other chattering monkeys from awesome titles such as Super Monkey...

News: Rare Lays Off Staff As Part of "Methodology" Shift

Rare Lays Off Staff As Part of "Methodology" Shift

Shifting away from Kinect?

UK developer Rare has laid off some of its development staff as part of a change in their approach to development, it has been revealed. Less than 20 employees have been let go, including 20-year veteran Chris Sutherland - lead programmer on Battletoads and all three SNES Donkey Kong Country titles. Designer Gavin Price...