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Mega Win Monday: Win Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate for Xbox One

Win Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate for Xbox One

Hacking, slashing, and winning.

It's Monday, and that can only mean one thing. Well, it can mean a number of things - generally the inability to wake up, multiple strikes on the "snooze" button, and about eight pints of coffee an hour - but here at Pure Xbox, it means that it's time for a Mega Win Monday contest. This week, we're giving away a...

Review: Destiny (Xbox One)

Destiny (Xbox One)

"I'm your density. I mean, your destiny."

It goes without saying that we all expect big things from the creators of the Halo series. And it’s not just because they bestowed upon us one of the best science-fiction gaming franchises of all time, it’s also due to the epic promise that their new IP will be an intergalactic journey so grand that...

News: Qute Releases Natsuki Chronicle Trailer

Qute Releases Natsuki Chronicle Trailer

Only in Japan

Japanese developer Qute has released a new teaser trailer for their upcoming (we assume) Japan-only RPG shooter Natsuki Chronicle. Shown at the Microsoft booth at last week's Tokyo Game Show, the game looks to be somewhat similar to Qute's Xbox 360 releases Eschatos and Ginga Force which unfortunately didn't make the jump from Japan...

News: Raiden V Headed to Xbox One in Japan

Raiden V Headed to Xbox One in Japan

Guns at the ready

A new entry in the legendary shooter series Raiden has been confirmed for release on Xbox One in Japan. The new game - Raiden V - is currently exclusive to Microsoft's platform, although we're under the impression that it's a timed exclusive and will appear on other formats in due course. Either way, the teaser trailer that...

News: CastleStorm to Launch on Xbox One This Week

CastleStorm to Launch on Xbox One This Week

Definitively

Zen Studios has confirmed that along with their new Xbox One title Kickbeat, they'll also release the "Definitive Edition" of CastleStorm for Xbox One. We'll have a full review of the game in due course - we're storming castles as we speak, in fact. The title promises medieval warfare, physics-based destruction, and a nice take on...

News: First-Person Mode Rumoured for Xbox One Grand Theft Auto V

First-Person Mode Rumoured for Xbox One Grand Theft Auto V

A new view of Los Santos

When Grand Theft Auto V launches on next generation consoles it will be much the same, gameplay wise, as its 360 counterpart. There will be graphical improvements of course, but this week Rockstar announced - and then quickly redacted - the fact that a playable first-person view would be available within vehicles and as one...

News: Microsoft Delays Xbox One Launch in China to "End of This Year"

Microsoft Delays Xbox One Launch in China to "End of This Year"

Last-minute bad news

Gamers in China hoping to pick up an Xbox One this month will now have to wait even longer. Microsoft has confirmed that “despite strong and steady progress, we are going to need more a bit more time to deliver the best experiences possible for our fans in China.” The console was slated to release on Sept 23rd but is now...

Review: KickBeat - Special Edition (Xbox One)

KickBeat - Special Edition (Xbox One)

Bass dropped.

If you haven’t heard of Kickbeat before and are looking at the screenshots, you’ll probably get the idea that it’s a fighting game that has something to do with music. On the surface of it, that’s true, but the fighting itself is mere decoration for what is a relatively standard rhythm action title. The game is set around...

News: For Better or Worse, Duck Dynasty is Coming to Both Xbox Platforms

For Better or Worse, Duck Dynasty is Coming to Both Xbox Platforms

Why, oh why?

Most days, when games are announced and the announcing party only confirms release dates for North America, we're a bit miffed. Being generally Europe-based, we want to know when the game is coming out in Europe. Today is not one of those days. Today, we would really like it if we never found out the European release date of the game...

News: Spencer: Microsoft's Buyout of Mojang Won't Affect YouTubers

Spencer: Microsoft's Buyout of Mojang Won't Affect YouTubers

Build 'em high!

Xbox head honcho Phil Spencer has laid to rest concerns that Microsoft's acquisition of Minecraft developer Mojang will affect people who publish YouTube videos of the game for fun or profit. The concerns quickly came to light once the deal announcement was made, with prominent YouTubers making it clear that they were concerned that...

News: UFC Fight Pass Launching on Xbox One Soon

UFC Fight Pass Launching on Xbox One Soon

Are you ready? Are you ready? FIGHT.

If you're an Xbox One owner who is a fan of octagon-based fighting, then you're in for some good news. UFC Fight Pass is heading to Xbox One soon, with a release planned by the end of the year. That's according to the UFC themselves, who Tweeted the following in response to a question from a user:- If you...

News: Sci-fi Adventure Nova-111 Launching on Xbox One in 2015

Sci-fi Adventure Nova-111 Launching on Xbox One in 2015

Turn-based, real time, and spacey all in one

Publisher Curve Digital has inked an agreement with California-based indie developers Funktronic Labs to bring their sci-fi themed adventure game Nova-111 to Xbox One in 2015. The game will launch simultaenously on PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Wii U, PC, Mac, and Linux apparently, Nova-111 is being...

Talking Point: What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Twenty Eight

What Games Are You Playing This Weekend? - Issue Twenty Eight

We hang with demos, D4, and that dastardly Dodongo.

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: Giana Sisters 2 In Development for Xbox One

Giana Sisters 2 In Development for Xbox One

Platform funtimes ahead

Black Forest Games has confirmed in our interview with the studio's Adrian Goersch at the Reeperbahn Festival in Hamburg, that the company are bringing a sequel to the impressive Xbox 360 platformer Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams to Xbox One. They confirm that the game - going by Giana Sisters 2 for now at least - is in the...

News: Destiny: The Vault Of Glass Raid Defeated

Destiny: The Vault Of Glass Raid Defeated

It ain't easy!

The first raid mission offered within Bungie’s Destiny was unlocked this week, and many teams have tried to beat it, and well… died. This isn't a mark of shame though. The Vault Of Glass is the very first “raid” type mission to become available and is located upon the treacherous landscape of Venus. Six players of the highest...

News: Titanfall: IMC Rising - Final Map Sand Trap Detailed

Titanfall: IMC Rising - Final Map Sand Trap Detailed

Don't get caught in the...

The third map from the third, and final Titanfall DLC pack IMC Rising was detailed today by Respawn Entertainment. Entitled "Sand Trap," the plot placement details on this one are sparse, yet we have found quite a lot of design and play-based info to share with you. Respawn Level Designer Chris Dionne said: One of my...

News: Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Xbox One Release Date Confirmed, Final Fantasy XV Demo Included

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Xbox One Release Date Confirmed, Final Fantasy XV Demo Included

Welcome news all round

Square-Enix has confirmed today that they'll be bringing Final Fantasy Type-0 HD to the Xbox One on March 17th, 2015 in the US, and March 20th, 2015 in Europe. We knew the HD remaster of the 2011 PSP title was coming out, but we didn't know when. But, not only did Square-Enix announce that news, but they also confirmed that...

News: Techland Releases Hellraid Footage

Techland Releases Hellraid Footage

Hack 'n slash

Techland has released some footage of their upcoming hack 'n slash title Hellraid, which is due to land on Xbox One in 2015. The trailer is a recording of a livestream with the developers, who commentate. In focus is the game's prologue and it has to be said that atmosphere looks to be the order of the day. Running on Chrome Engine 6...