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

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

Beware: Dinosawrs inbound!

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: There's Another Huge Xbox Ultimate Game Sale Happening Next Week

There's Another Huge Xbox Ultimate Game Sale Happening Next Week

More than 70 games will see their prices dropped

Just some friendly advice here, but you may want to hold off on purchasing any digital games right now. Beginning next Tuesday -- July 7th -- Xbox is holding another massive Ultimate Game Sale. That means huge discounts across Xbox One and Xbox 360 on major titles. Xbox is promising up to 40-50% off,...

Feature: From Worst to First, We Rank the Batman: Arkham Games

From Worst to First, We Rank the Batman: Arkham Games

Will you be friend or foe after reading our list?

A lot of people like to argue about which Arkham game is the best Arkham game. On one side of the fence are the fans who adore Arkham Asylum, the Metroidvania-esque debut that put developer Rocksteady Studios on the map, while the other side consists of folks with a special love for Arkham City, the...

News: King's Quest Reboot Dated for Xbox One and Xbox 360

King's Quest Reboot Dated for Xbox One and Xbox 360

Five chapters confirmed

The first episode of The Odd Gentlemen and Sierra's reboot of the classic King's Quest franchise has been dated for Xbox One and Xbox 360. After picking up multiple awards and nominations at E3, the game's first installment - A Knight To Remember - will launch on July 29th on both platforms. Each episode will cost £7.99,...

Review: Shooting Love 200X (Xbox 360)

Shooting Love 200X (Xbox 360)

Bad romance

It isn't every day that a Japanese-made title is released worldwide for either of the currently-available Xbox platforms. Shooting Love 200X came out of absolutely nowhere when it was released back in April for Xbox 360 and was very much a surprise release, especially when you consider that it was first published in Japan back in...

News: Not Dead Yet: Guncraft Sets Sights on July Xbox 360 Launch

Not Dead Yet: Guncraft Sets Sights on July Xbox 360 Launch

Aiming down the barrel

In this Xbox One-filled world, it can be easy to forget about the legendary Xbox 360. of course, with backward compatibility on the cards, people are talking about the faithful old system again but the releases for that console have all but dried up. Exato Game Studios are looking to remedy that a little, as they've announced...

Out Today: Q (Xbox One)

Q (Xbox One)

Not a Bond-related gadget in sight

Japanese-made puzzler Q was announced last week and is already upon us, launching today worldwide for Xbox One. We're not going to say that this mobile port is a rush job, despite the fact that the description text on Xbox.com refers to the game as "the best app for those moments when you have some time to kill."...

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

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

Crime-fighting goes into overtime

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: The Evil Within Update Allows You to Remove the Annoying Black Bars

The Evil Within Update Allows You to Remove the Annoying Black Bars

Tweaks to easy mode, too

The Evil Within was a great survival horror game, but there was a large amount of gamers that criticized the letterbox presentation. While we didn't find it too distracting, we can understand how the intentional black bars could be a major turn off; especially for a game as harrowing as this one. Thankfully, the option for...

News: Games With Gold to get Assassin's Creed and Three Other Titles for July

Games With Gold to get Assassin's Creed and Three Other Titles for July

Boom times ahead

To celebrate the two year anniversary of Games With Gold on Xbox, Microsoft have confirmed that they'll be providing two Xbox One games and two Xbox 360 titles for Xbox Live Gold subscribers in July. On Xbox One, players will get the outstanding Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, and that'll be available from July 1st through to the...

Weekly Wrap: Absolute Monster E3 2015 Edition

Absolute Monster E3 2015 Edition

Grab a cup of coffee. You'll need it.

Given the situation, we're going to take a slight diversion from the usual format of the Weekly Wrap. Rather than describing each item, we'll just count it all down so that you can quickly go through it all. New Game Announcements: Click a game title to go to the story/trailer/screenshots/whatever we have for...

News: Not in the Preview Program? You Can Still Play Xbox 360 Games on Your Xbox One Using This Method

Not in the Preview Program? You Can Still Play Xbox 360 Games on Your Xbox One Using This Method

Yet another weird trick

Microsoft announced that your Xbox One console will be able to play your Xbox 360 games, earlier in the week, with the service being limited to those who are in the Xbox Preview Program for the time being. The full service will launch towards Christmas. There is a way, however, that non-Preview Program members can get access...

News: To Play Hexic on Xbox One, You'll Need to Do This

To Play Hexic on Xbox One, You'll Need to Do This

One not quite so weird trick

With Xbox One backward compatibility now available to Preview Program members, some are finding that one of the games - Hexic HD - is not showing up for them. Now, Hexic HD was installed on the hard drive of every Xbox 360 when the console launched, meaning that you should technically have access to it. However, as the...

News: Don't Forget to Vote for the Xbox 360 Games You Want to Play on Xbox One

Don't Forget to Vote for the Xbox 360 Games You Want to Play on Xbox One

Everyone else is

Microsoft's Uservoice platform has proven quite handy in the past, with the company seeming to actually listen to ideas that get enough traction. On the back of the announcement that Xbox One will feature backwards compatibility with Xbox 360, the company has opened a dedicated backward compatibility section on Uservoice so that...

News: Round-Up: What Did Microsoft Show During Its E3 2015 Press Conference?

Round-Up: What Did Microsoft Show During Its E3 2015 Press Conference?

For the players who want to play now

The opening shots of E3 2015 have been fired, and day one is over. There are more announcements to come through the week, but Microsoft put in a very decent showing, catering to every corner of the Xboxsphere and dropping some pretty large announcements as part of their show. From Xbox 360 backward compatibility...

News: Forza Horizon 2 and Storm Island Half Price In This Week's Deals With Gold

Forza Horizon 2 and Storm Island Half Price In This Week's Deals With Gold

An absolute steal

Despite E3 raging all around us, Microsoft haven't dropped the ball when it comes to the weekly Deals With Gold. This week sees fantastic savings on Forza Horizon 2, Forza Horizon 2: Storm Island, Forza Motorsport 5, and quite a bit more. Without further ado, here's the full list... Xbox One Deals: Battlefield 4 - 50%...