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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...

Feature: These Are the Xbox 360 Games We Want to See Remastered for Xbox One

These Are the Xbox 360 Games We Want to See Remastered for Xbox One

Providing old favorites with a minor facelift

Whether you like them or hate them, it seems that remasters, definitive editions, and last-gen ports will continue travelling over to the Xbox One for some time to come. We'll admit that we're not entirely fond of the idea if it means that potential sequels get the shaft, but we do welcome the remaster...

News: Here's the Mortal Kombat X Story Trailer You've Been Waiting For

Here's the Mortal Kombat X Story Trailer You've Been Waiting For

New characters unveiled within

Remember the story mode in 2011's Mortal Kombat? Do you recall how bloody delightful it was to have a fighting game — especially one that has the kind of deep history that the Mortal Kombat series has — incorporate a narrative delivery that was on par with most AAA releases? Well, today NetherRealm Studios shared a...

News: Deals! The Microsoft Store is Selling Gold Memberships for $40

Deals! The Microsoft Store is Selling Gold Memberships for $40

Need to renew?

If your Xbox Live Gold subscription is close to expiring and you're looking for a good deal, then look no further than the Microsoft Store website. For a limited time only, you can save $20 and snag a 12 month Xbox Live code for only $39.99. The standard $59.99 price was already a great value, which broke down to $5/month. The sale...

News: Fault One Zero DLC Pack Is Now Available for Trials Fusion

Fault One Zero DLC Pack Is Now Available for Trials Fusion

Plus, Ubisoft announces some impressive sales numbers

Great news Trials fans: Trial Fusion's fifth piece of DLC, Fault One Zero, is now available for download on Xbox One and Xbox 360. In Fault One Zero it's said that players can "explore the futuristic city of Megalopolis where man and machine are only distinguishable by their medical records."...

News: New Evil Within DLC Detailed and Dated

New Evil Within DLC Detailed and Dated

Get your papers in

The first in a two-part piece of DLC for The Evil Within, entitled The Assignment, has been detailed and dated. The Assignment will launch on 10th March for the Xbox 360 and Xbox One versions of the game, and will be followed up by a pack called The Consequence, which will drop later in the Spring. Players will take on the role...

Exclusive: March Games With Gold Jumping Into View, Double Helpings in April

March Games With Gold Jumping Into View, Double Helpings in April

Doubling up

We've had an anonymous tip thrown across the Pure Xbox news desk this evening, apparently confirming the lineup for Games With Gold in March. File it firmly under RUMOUR until official confirmation comes through. Usually, we wouldn't post an anonymous tip-off, but we've spoken to sources familiar with the lineup and...well...they aren't...

News: Deals With Gold Returns With Sleeping Dogs, Thief Getting Slashed

Deals With Gold Returns With Sleeping Dogs, Thief Getting Slashed

Last week's Ultimate Game Sale is over, but Microsoft has announced that a new slate of Deals With Gold has gone live to replace it. In the mix this week, are the likes of Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition and Thief, while Xbox 360 owners get access to similar cuts, alongside a deep discount on Hitman Absolution. The full list of deals are below,...

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...

News: Microsoft Announces Ultimate Game Sale Weekend Bonus Offers

Microsoft Announces Ultimate Game Sale Weekend Bonus Offers

Even more deals

In addition to the wave of existing Ultimate Game Sale offers that were announced earlier in the week (and that you can see here), Microsoft have unveiled a new batch of titles that will get their prices chopped this weekend. The likes of the Killer Instinct Complete Collection and Halo: Master Chief Collection are trimmed, and there...

News: Ultimate Game Sale Goes Live: All The Deals Here

Ultimate Game Sale Goes Live: All The Deals Here

Extra, extra....savings!

The Xbox Live Ultimate Game Sale appears to be rolling out across the world, and there are some great savings to be had. We'll keep this list updated as we find more. Please be aware that prices may not be available worldwide, although most will translate well. Lords of The Fallen for example, is live now for £7.50 in the...

News: New Deals With Gold Won't Drive You Quackers

New Deals With Gold Won't Drive You Quackers

What the duck?

This week's scheduled round of Deals With Gold have been announced and while they won't set the world alight, there may be a couple of Xbox 360 titles worth a look for the price. Duck Dynasty is the focus on both formats, flying in at a 50% discount, while Grand Theft Auto V gets a minimal shave. Fear not, though, as the Xbox...

News: Grifta Morphing Gamepad Kickstarter Begins

Grifta Morphing Gamepad Kickstarter Begins

Compatible with Xbox One and Xbox 360

An new Kickstarter for an innovative-looking new game controller from Grifta has gone live today. The Grifta Morphing Gamepad is compatible with Windows, Android, and PlayStation 3 right off the bat, but Grifta have teamed up with XIM Tech to ensure that it works with the Xbox One and Xbox 360, too, using a XIM...

News: ScreamRide Demo Launches Tonight

ScreamRide Demo Launches Tonight

...if you wanna go faster

ScreamRide is due to hit Xbox One and Xbox 360 in a couple of weeks and to give you a taste of the game, a demo will be made available at midnight tonight (in one of the US timezones, we understand.) Each of the game's three career modes will be playable in the demo, meaning that you can play as an Engineer and build a...

News: Apt For Valentine's Day, Triangle's Shooting Love 200X is Rated for Western Xbox 360 Release

Apt For Valentine's Day, Triangle's Shooting Love 200X is Rated for Western Xbox 360 Release

Timely bullets

Japanese developer Triangle Services has had the Xbox 360 version of their shmup collection Shooting Love 200X rated by PEGI this week for release in Europe. There's been no official confirmation that the game is on the way, or whether it will launch at retail or as a downloadable title, but a PEGI rating suggests that it is most...

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...