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Talking Point: What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Forty Six

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Forty Six

Kicking back with Axelay, IDARB, Hand of Fate and more.

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...

Talking Point: What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - GameBlast Edition

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - GameBlast Edition

This weekend we get charitable, and you should join us!

It's time for a super special edition of WGAYPTW. That's right, since our staff is taking part in GameBlast 15 this weekend, we decided we'd focus on what games we'll be playing during our livestream sessions. Honestly, the words below are pretty much business as usual, but hey, there's a...

Talking Point: What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Forty Five

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Forty Five

We fill our hearts with Zelda, Battlefield, and XCOM.

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...

News: DC Universe Online, Planetside 2 and H1Z1 Coming To Xbox?

DC Universe Online, Planetside 2 and H1Z1 Coming To Xbox?

Has Sony inadvertently done Xbox a favor?

Based on recent reports, it's possible that DC Universe Online, H1Z1 and even Planetside 2 could be coming to Xbox platforms. Yesterday, our friends over at Push Square reported that Sony had sold SOE (Sony Online Entertainment), one of its main internal development studios, to the investment company...

News: Condemed 3 Pitched To Indie Developers By Creator

Condemed 3 Pitched To Indie Developers By Creator

How would you like to be condemed?

An early hit for the Xbox 360 and an important title in terms of console exclusivity was Condemned: Criminal Origins. Released in 2005 by Sega and developed by Monolith Productions, the game showed what was under the Xbox 360's hood, but also filled the survival-horror niche on that console at a time when it was...

Talking Point: What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Forty Four

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Forty Four

Three amigos set their sights on some familiar targets

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...

Talking Point: What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Forty Three

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Forty Three

So hooked it's not even funnie

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...

Pure Retro: Pro Evolution Soccer 5 - The Master of The Leagues

Pro Evolution Soccer 5 - The Master of The Leagues

Better than the rest

Back in the day (I promise not to use that too much in our retro articles, but just let me have this one) things were very, very different to how they are now when it came to console football. Now, we have the yearly battle between EA's FIFA and Konami's Pro Evolution Soccer franchises and that's pretty much your lot. Any new...

Talking Point: What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Forty Two

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Forty Two

When there's a drought, bring the retro games out

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...

Pure Retro: Did You Know That James Bond 007: Nightfire Had a Thrilling Multiplayer Mode?

Did You Know That James Bond 007: Nightfire Had a Thrilling Multiplayer Mode?

License to Kill

When the Xbox 360 was the latest and greatest console on the market, that meant the original Xbox was only last-gen, which didn’t make it all that old. But now that the Xbox One has ushered in a new generation, it finally makes sense to slap the retro label on those classic Xbox games. That’s where Pure Retro comes in. From here...

News: Takashi Sensui Resigns as Head of Xbox Japan

Takashi Sensui Resigns as Head of Xbox Japan

Takahasi Minami appointed as new boss

Takashi Sensui, the General Manager of Xbox Japan, has resigned from his role after the Xbox One's well documented struggles in the region. Earlier today Japanese outlet Famitsu reported that Sensui, who was appointed to the division in 2006, would be stepping down. Takashi Sensui is not leaving Microsoft...

Weirdness: Get Back to Tokyo-to With This Awesome Jet Set Radio Future Soundtrack Mash Up

Get Back to Tokyo-to With This Awesome Jet Set Radio Future Soundtrack Mash Up

Blast from the past

We thought we'd publish a bit of something to perk you up on this fine (or not fine...depends on what the weather is like where you are, really) Wednesday, and it just so happens that this little beauty came flying our way. YouTube user 「|_◎G¡」 (no, we don't know either) has posted a very, very sweet mix of 31 different...

News: Deals With Gold Gives Borderlands Discounts

Deals With Gold Gives Borderlands Discounts

What's the dealio?

We're a shade late to the party with this one, so you'll have to cut us some slack (not for any reason other than that we're asking you to), but Microsoft has confirmed that Deals With Gold has been updated mid-week, and they're offering a nice Borderlands-themed set of discounts for Xbox 360 owners. On Xbox One, Worms...

Gamescom 2014: Xbox's Official Twitch Channel Compromised

Xbox's Official Twitch Channel Compromised

Xbox, PlayStation and ESL targeted at Gamescom

Last night, the official Twitch channels belonging to Xbox, PlayStation and eSports League were targeted and compromised. Past broadcasts were altered and new highlights were published with everything from offensively-worded descriptions (racist and homophobic slurs) to shots fired at other games...

News: Developers Ask for Xbox Early Access Program

Developers Ask for Xbox Early Access Program

Microsoft is all ears.

Over the last 12 months, "early access" schemes have become very popular. Originally implemented on Steam, games likes Rust and Day Z have gone on to sell millions of copies, despite the games being nowhere near finished yet. Now, developers are knocking on the doors of both Microsoft and Sony, requesting early access programs...