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

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Halloween Edition

Enter if you dare...

Welcome to What Games Are You Playing This Weekend, also known by the spooky acronym WGAYPTW. This is a terrifying feature that allows us to share our repulsive weekend gaming plans with all of you. By providing a creepy window into our personal lives, you can learn what makes us tick as gamers and learn which writer's...

Review: Sunset Overdrive (Xbox One)

Sunset Overdrive (Xbox One)

Chaos never tasted so good

Insomniac Games has been responsible for creating great exclusive software for the PlayStation brand over the years. With franchises like Spyro the Dragon, Ratchet & Clank and Resistance earning both critical praise and impressive sales numbers, it’s easy to see why Sony has held the developer so close to the chest...

News: Game of Thrones Episode 1 Rated for Xbox One

Game of Thrones Episode 1 Rated for Xbox One

Winter is coming

Telltale's take on Game of Thrones is drawing ever closer. Recently, the company mentioned that the game was still on course for a 2014 release, but little more information was forthcoming though. However, the German game rating association USK has today give Game of Thrones - Episode 1 a USK 16 rating on Xbox One and PlayStation...

News: Volgarr the Viking Is Your Xbox One November Games With Gold Offering

Volgarr the Viking Is Your Xbox One November Games With Gold Offering

Striking a hammer blow for gamers

The super-difficult platformer hack and slasher Volgarr the Viking will be heading up November's Games With Gold on Xbox One, it has been confirmed. The game, which features a great pixel art style and is - we'll reiterate this - super-difficult, comes out of Crazy Viking Studios, and will be a new release on...

News: Ubisoft Details Far Cry 4's PvP Modes

Ubisoft Details Far Cry 4's PvP Modes

Shoot to kill

Far Cry 4 is almost upon us, and Ubisoft has decided to share some information about the game's PvP mode. Named "Battles of Kyrat", the mode takes on the form of a re-telling of a long past war between Pagan Min's elite guard (the Rakshasa) and the Golden Path rebellion. Each faction has their own unique weapons and skills, requiring...

News: How to Survive, Costume Quest 2 Now Available Right Before Halloween

How to Survive, Costume Quest 2 Now Available Right Before Halloween

Gamer beware, you're in for a scare

Both Costume Quest 2 and How to Survive: Storm Warning Edition have quietly appeared on their appropriate stores today, just two days before Halloween. Costume Quest 2 can be grabbed for $14.99 on Xbox One and Xbox 360, while the updated How to Survive is priced at $19.99. Costume Quest 2 is of course the sequel...

News: Dying Light Cancelled on Xbox 360, Still Heading to Xbox One

Dying Light Cancelled on Xbox 360, Still Heading to Xbox One

Stepping up

Dying Light developers Techland have confirmed that the Xbox 360 version of the game has been cancelled today. Originally set to be a cross-generational release, the game will now only target PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC platforms. The developer issued a lengthy statement confirming the decision, which you can check out below:-...

News: Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams to Get Xbox One Director's Cut

Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams to Get Xbox One Director's Cut

Jumping in

It appears that the Xbox 360 platform adventure Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams will be released on Xbox One sooner rather than later, according to the German game rating authority, USK. They've recently listed Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams Director's Cut as passing with a USK 6 rating for Xbox One, meaning that we could see the game as...

News: 8 Bit Confirms Skara: The Blade Remains Coming to Xbox One as F2P

8 Bit Confirms Skara: The Blade Remains Coming to Xbox One as F2P

Hacking and slashing for free

Indie developer 8 Bit has confirmed that their hack and slash title Skara: The Blade Remains will release on Xbox One as a free-to-play title in 2015. The studio, which is based in Barcelona and London, have released an Early Access version of the game for PC via Steam today and in doing so, also confirmed the console...

News: Greenberg: Xbox One Has A "Bright Future"

Greenberg: Xbox One Has A "Bright Future"

That $50 price cut will help...

Following on from Microsoft's announcement that they'll be slashing the Xbox One's hardware price by $50 for the holiday season in the US, Microsoft executive Aaron Greenberg seems to be a bit chipper about the system's future. Responding to a Tweet from a fan, Greenberg says that "We have the best games, exclusives...

News: Microsoft Slashes Xbox One Price in US for Holiday Season

Microsoft Slashes Xbox One Price in US for Holiday Season

Deal or no deal.

Microsoft has confirmed that it's slashing the price of the Xbox One console in the US from November 2nd, with the new price being effective through until January 3rd, 2015. The drop is a walloping $50, meaning that a Kinect-free system will set you back $350, with a Kinect-bundled system costing $450. The price cut also applies to...

Review: Defense Grid 2 (Xbox One)

Defense Grid 2 (Xbox One)

Build 'em up...knock 'em down.

It's been a few years since Defense Grid: The Awakening was released on the Xbox 360, garnering a wealth of positive reviews and offering an interesting and challenging strategy gaming experience. Five years on, Defense Grid 2 is available to download on Xbox One for $24.99/£19.99. That's a pretty steep price for a...

News: Eastasiasoft Confirms Lost Sea for Xbox One Release in 2015

Eastasiasoft Confirms Lost Sea for Xbox One Release in 2015

Paradise found

Hong Kong-based developer and publisher Eastasiasoft has confirmed that they'll be bringing their new strategy game Lost Sea to Xbox One in 2015. Pitched as a "B-movie strategy-action game set inside a procedurally generated Bermuda Triangle", the game will be released some point next year. The game's designer, Aidan Price, said...

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

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

What time it is? WGAYPTW 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...