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What's Out This Week: November 25th (North America)

November 25th (North America)

A slower week, but plenty of good stuff

So you're browsing your local retailer's Xbox One and Xbox 360 section and have no idea what new games were released this week. No one seems willing to help and you feel alone and scared. Surely, there must be a way — an easy way — to get the info on the latest releases. Rest your worried head young...

Mega Win Monday: Win Grand Theft Auto V for Xbox One

Win Grand Theft Auto V for Xbox One

It's a steal!

Like the renegade master, Team pX are back once again with another round of Mega Win Monday funtimes This week, we're giving away a digital copy of Grand Theft Auto V for Xbox One, and we reckon that no other description is required. This competition is open to everyone, no matter where you are in the world. As per last week, you can...

News: Star Wars Classic Skin Pack Now Available For Minecraft

Star Wars Classic Skin Pack Now Available For Minecraft

Bossk is included although no word on his segway

Disney, Lucasfilm and Microsoft have teamed up to bring Star Wars to Xbox One and Xbox 360 owners of Minecraft. Publisher Microsoft announced today that Star Wars DLC would be coming exclusively to both the Xbox One and Xbox 360 versions of Minecraft. The first of several DLC packs is out today in...

Review: Costume Quest 2 (Xbox One)

Costume Quest 2 (Xbox One)

Trick or treat?

Four years ago, Double Fine delighted fans with the original Costume Quest; a charming RPG starring twins Wren and Reynold and their friends on a Halloween-themed adventure in their local neighbourhood and beyond. Costume Quest 2 starts where the first game finished (if you ignore the first game's DLC) with little explanation of who...

News: Ubisoft Confirms The Crew Will Launch Before Reviews Do

Ubisoft Confirms The Crew Will Launch Before Reviews Do

Uh-oh.

As we said a little while ago, we will try to keep you informed with regards to reviews being delayed past the point of a game's launch due to embargos. Well, this one isn't quite about embargos, but it's close enough. Ubisoft beat us to it this time with regards to The Crew. The game launches on December 2nd, and review copies and codes...

News: Xbox One Black Friday Digital Deals Go Live

Xbox One Black Friday Digital Deals Go Live

Savings ahead

Black Friday is coming up and as promised, Microsoft are chopping the prices on some digital Xbox One titles. 11 games get the chop today, but Phil Spencer has mentioned that new deals will go live regularly and even maybe into next week. So, we'll keep you informed. (We listed the Xbox 360 deals already.) The list of Xbox One deals...

News: Enhanced Dark Souls II Confirmed for Xbox One

Enhanced Dark Souls II Confirmed for Xbox One

Also updated for Xbox 360

BANDAI NAMCO has confirmed that they'll be bringing Dark Souls II to Xbox One on April 7th, 2015. The game will be retitled Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin and will include Dark Souls II with enhanced graphics, as well as new game content, new item descriptions, new in-game events, and extra NPCs. Owners of the...

News: Venom Invades Pinball FX2 on December 11th

Venom Invades Pinball FX2 on December 11th

Spider-Man fans can buy the new table for $2.99

Spider-Man's symbiote-powered nemesis, Venom, will be invading Pinball FX2 in December. Developer Zen Studios announced today on their blog that Marvel Comics' Venom will be receiving his own table. The table which will retail for $2.99 in North America (with prices of €2,99 and £2.49 for Europe...

News: Commander Cherry's Puzzled Journey to Mix Kinect, Yoga, and Platforming in 2015

Commander Cherry's Puzzled Journey to Mix Kinect, Yoga, and Platforming in 2015

Bizarre concept

A new title from Grande Games is currently in development for Xbox One, by the name of Commander Cherry's Puzzled Journey. The game will utilise your Kinect sensor to allow you to build platforms using your body, so that the eponymous hero Commander Cherry can wander through the game, collecting pickups. You strike a yoga-like pose...

News: Batman Shows Off New Moves in New Batman: Arkham Knight Trailer

Batman Shows Off New Moves in New Batman: Arkham Knight Trailer

Two more trailers on the way

Publisher Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment released a new trailer today for Batman: Arkham Knight. The trailer (which can be seen below) shows Batman infiltrating ACE Chemicals to find out more about his new nemesis - the Arkham Knight. In the video, the Dark Knight demonstrates some new tricks as he pulls off the...

Review: WWE 2K15 (Xbox One)

WWE 2K15 (Xbox One)

Catch as catch can't.

Ever since THQ released WWF No Mercy and WWF Wrestlemania 2000 for Nintendo 64, fans of “sports entertainment” (or professional wrestling, to the uninitiated) have been crying out for a game that emulates the exciting, epic battles that take place inside the squared circle. Unfortunately, despite some half-decent efforts,...

News: Some Day One Purchasers Of Xbox One To Get Free Limbo On Release

Some Day One Purchasers Of Xbox One To Get Free Limbo On Release

Let the birthday celebrations continue!

Those bold ones who have supported the Xbox One since day one — who laid down their hard earned cash and subsequently unlocked the mega prestigious achievement — it appears that you may be gifted on this first year anniversary of the launch! Bless your loyal souls. Microsoft have today sent out e-mails...

News: Evolve Will Have Free DLC Maps Says Turtle Rock

Evolve Will Have Free DLC Maps Says Turtle Rock

Give it away, give it away, give it away now.

The public had their first chance to play Turtle Rock studios upcoming 4 vs. 1 (Monster) shooter Evolve last month during the Big Alpha event. As the game moves closer and closer to Beta and it's February 10th release date, some details regarding precisely how DLC will work post-launch have been revealed...

News: Year One: Sunset Overdrive Free For Everyone On Saturday 22nd!

Year One: Sunset Overdrive Free For Everyone On Saturday 22nd!

Boom!

Microsoft are celebrating the first year of Xbox One by by giving away some great prizes but they've also gone one step further. Tomorrow, Saturday 22nd November, ALL Xbox One owners will be able to download and play the excellent Sunset Overdrive for free, from 5:01AM GMT through to 5:01AM GMT on Sunday. That's 12:01AM ET to 12:01AM ET if...

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

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

Recharged and ready for crazy amounts of gaming!

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...

News: Xbox One Hits 1 Million Sales in UK, Outsells PS4 for Three Consecutive Weeks

Xbox One Hits 1 Million Sales in UK, Outsells PS4 for Three Consecutive Weeks

Good news

Microsoft has confirmed to the UK's MCV that the Xbox One has broken through the 1 million units SOLD (not shipped, but actually purchased by consumers) barrier in the UK. UK retailers are reporting that this is down to the fact that the console has outsold PlayStation 4 in the UK for the last three weeks Xbox UK Marketing Director...

News: HBO Go Arrives Today On Xbox One

HBO Go Arrives Today On Xbox One

Just in time for Hello Ladies: The Movie

The launch of apps for Crunchyroll, MoviePlex and Encore earlier this week left fans wondering when HBO Go would make its long overdue arrival on the Xbox One. Consumers do not need to wonder anymore as the fashionably late HBO Go app has arrived on Xbox One today for North American owners. The application...

News: Halo: Master Chief Collection Patch Launching Today - Details Here

Halo: Master Chief Collection Patch Launching Today - Details Here

Celebrate good times, come on!

It's no secret that Halo: The Master Chief Collection has suffered from numerous bugs, matchmaking issues, and other nasties since the day it hit the shelves. However, it seems that the team at 343 Industries has been slaving away over a hot processor to put together a mammoth patch, designed to fix the majority of the...

News: A New Hoverbike is Available in Destiny for Expansion Pass Owners

A New Hoverbike is Available in Destiny for Expansion Pass Owners

The EV-30 Tumbler will also be in the first expansion

A new Sparrow hoverbike is coming to Destiny and it is available now for Expansion Pass owners. Developer Bungie announced the news today on its website. Users without the Expansion Pass will be able to ride the new EV-30 Tumbler on December 9th with the purchase of Destiny's first expansion. The...