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Out Today: The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (Xbox One)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (Xbox One)

It's finally here

After a few notable delays, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt finally releases today on Xbox One. Reviews have been overwhelmingly positive and it looks be living up to the massive hype set by CD Projekt Red. Even if you aren't familiar with the the first two games, Witcher 3 is designed to be a great entry point to the series. We'll have a...

News: Power Stone-Like 3D Brawler, Combat Core, Goes Live With Kickstarter Campaign

Power Stone-Like 3D Brawler, Combat Core, Goes Live With Kickstarter Campaign

Xbox One version planned

MABManz has announced that Combat Core -- a free-roaming 3D arena fighting game similar to classics like Power Stone and Custom Robo -- will come to Xbox One if they reach their stretch goals on their Kickstarter. The team is looking for $30,000 to launch on PC/Mac in early 2016 and currently has 84 backers. According to...

E3 2015: DOOM Gameplay Premiere Confirmed for Bethesda's Showcase 

DOOM Gameplay Premiere Confirmed for Bethesda's Showcase 

All guns blazing

Bethesda have fired through an email that confirms that the worldwide gameplay premiere of the new DOOM title will form a part of their E3 showcase on Sunday, June 14th. Aside from a very short teaser snippet, we've not much left to tell you about the game. Check that out below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bdAZqeDtlL4 We're...

News: New Third-Party Xbox One Controller Battery Charges Quickly, Provides...Parental Controls?

New Third-Party Xbox One Controller Battery Charges Quickly, Provides...Parental Controls?

Well, this is interesting...

A new Kickstarter from Brook Design LLC has been launched, focusing on a new type of battery for your Xbox One controller. The "Super Battery" can charge for 90 minutes of play in just 90 seconds, claims the company. Batteries will charge 500,000 times before needing replacement, is environmentally friendly, and most...

News: Weekly Wrap: Olé Edition

Weekly Wrap: Olé Edition

Don't mess with the bull

The Weekly Wrap is our attempt at making it a little easier for you to keep up with Pure Xbox. We know it's hard to keep up with all the news and features so this should get you caught up every Sunday on the week that was. News of the Week: LEGO Dimensions will feature toy sets from properties ranging from the hit TV show...

Screenshot Saturday: Issue 4

Issue 4

Forests, Mines, and Flappy Goats! Oh, and there's a cat involved.

Welcome to the fourth edition of Screenshot Saturday, a bi-weekly feature in which Pure Xbox staff shares their favourite screenshots from the past two weeks. The Xbox One has the new feature to take a screenshot, so why not take full advantage of it! Every time we play a game, a...

Out Today: NERO (Xbox One)

NERO (Xbox One)

Bioluminous

When NERO was first show off during last year's E3, it blew minds. A beautiful trailer featuring strange cloaked figures, epic music, and some incredible lighting, the game was certainly one to put on the radar. Well, now it's available to download and play. In Their Words: NERO is a first person adventure game based on puzzle solving...

Out Today: Toro (Xbox One)

Toro (Xbox One)

(bull)fight to the death

Well, it's about time! At long last, the thrill of being a matador in the dangerous sport of bullfighting can be fulfilled in today's out-of-the-blue Xbox One release of Toro. We can't say we've been looking forward to a game like this, but we'd also advise to be cautious when buying. Gold members get a small discount too...

Talking Point: What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Fifty Seven

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Fifty Seven

Having a shell of a time

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...

News: Robotoki Working On New Puzzle Game GL00, Coming to Xbox One Soon

Robotoki Working On New Puzzle Game GL00, Coming to Xbox One Soon

Everything is gl00

After the cancellation of the Robotoki's Human Element, it appeared that the studio had shut it's doors for good. According to the Australian Classification Board though, that isn't the case though. They - and European age raters PEGI - have both rated a new game from Majesco this week by the name of GL00. There's very, very...

News: Bullfighting Simulator Toro Set to Launch on Xbox One

Bullfighting Simulator Toro Set to Launch on Xbox One

All we need now is a china shop, and we're set

There are days when the games industry surprises you, and today is one of those days. Just when you think you've covered every single possible genre of videogame, something turns up that knocks you on your backside. That could be quite literally the case with this one, as Reco Technology have announced...

News: April NPDs: Xbox One Outsells PS4 in US

April NPDs: Xbox One Outsells PS4 in US

Big month, more to come

April's NPD figures are in, and Xbox One was the best-selling console in the US across the course of the month. Xbox Marketing Corporate VP Mike Nichols, said that the console had seen an increase in sales of 63% compared to last April, with Xbox Live user numbers up 24% compared to April last year. Hardware sales in general...

News: Major New Dying Light DLC Confirmed for May Launch

Major New Dying Light DLC Confirmed for May Launch

Bozak Thugs-n-Disharmony

Techland has announced that they'll be releasing a major new DLC expansion for Dying Light on May 26th, entitled The Bozak Horde. The new pack puts players into the Harran Stadium to take on a series of demented challenges set forth by the eponymous (and somewhat psychopathic) Bozak. Designed to be played in co-op mode...

On This Day: Can You Believe It Was 12 Years Ago Today That Enter the Matrix Hacked into Xbox?

Can You Believe It Was 12 Years Ago Today That Enter the Matrix Hacked into Xbox?

Whoa.

Back in 2003, May 14th to be exact, Enter the Matrix released for the original Xbox just in time for the theatrical debut of the second movie in the franchise, The Matrix Reloaded. With a whole bunch of hype surrounding the collaboration between the Wachowski's – creators of The Matrix – and the developer, Shiny Entertainment, Enter the...

News: Rainbow Six Siege Gets Official Release Date

Rainbow Six Siege Gets Official Release Date

Which Operator Will You Choose on October 13th?

Ubisoft released a new short trailer today for its upcoming tactical and team-based multiplayer shooter, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege, announcing that it will arrive on Xbox One this October 13th. The video simply promotes the twenty different operators and asks the question of which operator will...

News: DIRT Rally Could Make Its Way to Xbox One Yet

DIRT Rally Could Make Its Way to Xbox One Yet

New interview hints at possibilities

Codemasters have released the next version of their DIRT franchise - DIRT Rally - on PC via Steam Early Access, leading many to believe that the company has decided to do away with any thoughts of a console version. In a recent interview with Red Bull Gaming the game's Lead Designer, Paul Coleman, suggests that...