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Interview: Gateway Interactive Discusses Spectra: 8Bit Racing for Xbox One

Gateway Interactive Discusses Spectra: 8Bit Racing for Xbox One

Retrostyling its way to a console near you

It would be hard to argue that one of the most visually memorable titles shown during E3 2014 was Spectra: 8Bit Racing from Gateway Interactive. A procedurally-generated and very much retro-styled arcade racer where the aim of the game is to avoid hazards which pop up - often depending on the speed and...

News: Battletoads to Make Their Radical Return in Shovel Knight on Xbox One

Battletoads to Make Their Radical Return in Shovel Knight on Xbox One

Toad-ally didn't see that coming

Yesterday we announced that the eponymous Shovel Knight would be dealing his signature brand of shovel justice on the Xbox One in the very near future. That alone is a delightful piece of news that we expect had many retro enthusiasts out of their seats for at least a few moments. So how do you make it better? You...

News: Microsoft Confirms F2P Gigantic for Xbox One with PC Crossplay

Microsoft Confirms F2P Gigantic for Xbox One with PC Crossplay

Team battle game playable anywhere

During Phil Spencer's GDC session, he confirmed that independent studio Motiga are working on a new free-to-play title for Xbox One and Windows 10, by the name of Gigantic. The game is a team battle game that pulls from both shooters and MOBA titles, and will be playable on both platforms using only one account...

News: InXile Locks In Wasteland 2: Game of The Year Edition for Xbox One

InXile Locks In Wasteland 2: Game of The Year Edition for Xbox One

Not just a port

InXile's critically toasted PC title Wasteland 2 is being given a bit of an overhaul as part of the jump to Xbox One, it seems. The PC version was voted "Game of the Year" by PC World so, as sure as eggs is eggs, a new version was bound to be put together. So, Xbox One owners can look forward to Wasteland 2: Game of the Year Edition...

News: Elite Dangerous Coming to Xbox One This Summer

Elite Dangerous Coming to Xbox One This Summer

Spencer confirms

Phil Spencer is currently giving a talk at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, focusing - obviously - on developers and the future of the Xbox platforms. There isn't much information as yet, but Phil has just confirmed that the PC sci-fi MMO Elite: Dangerous will be making it's console debut on Xbox One in the summer...

News: Paranautical Activity Marked for Xbox One Release

Paranautical Activity Marked for Xbox One Release

Old school shooter action

You can relax. it's mercifully nothing to do with the movie series with a title that sounds a bit similar. With that out of the way, quietly confirmed during GDC as being in development for Xbox One, is Code Avarice's love letter to old-school shooters like Doom and Quake, Paranautical Activity. However, this isn't just a...

News: Bethesda Confirms Prequel to Wolfenstein: The New Order

Bethesda Confirms Prequel to Wolfenstein: The New Order

Before The New Order there was The Old Blood

Bethesda Softworks announced this morning that a standalone prequel to the critically acclaimed 2014 shooter Wolfenstein: The New Order is being created by series custodians MachineGames. Wolfenstein: The Old Blood is divided into two parts over eight individual chapters. We are assured that both will be...

News: Submerged Drifting to Xbox One's Shores

Submerged Drifting to Xbox One's Shores

Boat-iful

The games keep on coming, and this time it's Uppercut Games' beautiful looking Submerged that has been confirmed as heading to Xbox One via ID@Xbox. Pitched as an "exploration adventure", Submerged is powered by Unreal Engine 4 and scored by BAFTA Award Winner Jeff van Dyck. The game traps players in an ancient and half-submerged city...

News: Need a Hand? Metal Gear Solid V's Collector's Edition Will Help

Need a Hand? Metal Gear Solid V's Collector's Edition Will Help

Starring Kiefer Suther-hand

A day after Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain's release date of September 1st, 2015 was leaked, Konami has made more announcements regarding the title. The biggest of them was the announcement of a £99.99 Collector's Edition that throws in everything but Snake's bionic arm. Wait, that is included as well? The...

News: Tumblestone Busts a Move to Get to Xbox One

Tumblestone Busts a Move to Get to Xbox One

Dropping in

Indie developer The Quantum Astrophysicistss Guild (what a great name!) have confirmed that their casual competitive Match-3-style title Tumblestone will be crashing on to Xbox One in the future. Coming via the ID@Xbox program, the game features nods to certain other puzzle games (Columns and Bust-a-Move come to mind) but the...

News: Screencheat Aims Blindly at Xbox One This Summer

Screencheat Aims Blindly at Xbox One This Summer

Be ready to invite some friends over

Remember when you used to get four people together in the same room for split-screen Halo matches? Do you remember how you'd peek at their section of the screen to cheat and get a beat on their location? Well, Screencheat takes that idea and turns it into a game mechanic, one you'll be able to go hands on with...

News: Xbox One to Get Down With Platformer Inside My Radio

Xbox One to Get Down With Platformer Inside My Radio

Jammin'

Seaven Studio's Ludum Dare #23 development contest-winning title Inside My Radio will be fleshed out and turned into a fully-fledged title for multiple platforms, including Xbox One, it has been confirmed. The game is a highly-stylised platformer where you play as a little green fella, who's trapped inside a broken boombox. You're tasked...

News: Enjoy Even More Local Competitive Play: Hyperdrive Massacre Takes Aim At Xbox One

Enjoy Even More Local Competitive Play: Hyperdrive Massacre Takes Aim At Xbox One

Blowin' it up old school

As well as announcing that they're working on futuristic racer Red:Out, developer 34 Big Things is also working on a new local multiplayer game with a distinctly arcade feel. Hyperdrive Massacre is the name of that new title, and it's being pitched as a "Couch Multiplayer Fragfest." Featuring six game modes and "shiploads...

News: The Flame in the Flood Will Make Its Console Debut on Xbox One

The Flame in the Flood Will Make Its Console Debut on Xbox One

A river runs through it

Great news. The Flame in the Flood, a unique survival game Kickstarted in October of last year, will be making its console debut on Xbox One thanks to ID@Xbox. The Flame in the Flood is being developed by The Molasses Flood, which is comprised of ex-Irrational Games employees. It's a game that follows a lone wanderer and her...

Out Today: Shiftlings (Xbox One)

Shiftlings (Xbox One)

Holy shift

Shiftlings puts players in control of two alien space travellers so as to complete complex puzzles spanning 50 levels. The catch is that both are attached by an air hose where they can pass gas back and forth between one another, meaning you can adjust their size and speed. Yeah, we can hear you giggling over there but why not check out...

News: Futuristic Racing Returns to Xbox One With Red:OuT

Futuristic Racing Returns to Xbox One With Red:OuT

Tearin' it up

Indie developer 34 Big Things has confirmed that their futuristic racer Red:OuT (their punctuation and capitalisation, not ours!) is heading to Xbox One. Seemingly inspired by the likes of WipEout, F-Zero, and (probably to a lesser extent) Quantum Redshift, Red:OuT is a high-speed racer featuring ships tearing up the track. The...

News: Ditch The Goggles! World Of Diving is Coming to Xbox One

Ditch The Goggles! World Of Diving is Coming to Xbox One

Oculus no more

Vertigo Games' World of Diving is escaping the confines of PC platforms and coming to Xbox One, the developer confirmed today. Originally designed to be used with Oculus Rift, the game allows players to dive into the deep blue to explore huge underwater worlds, discovering and salvaging sunken treasure, teaming up to explore with...