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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: 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...

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...

News: Microsoft Gives Gifts to Celebrate One Year of Xbox One

Microsoft Gives Gifts to Celebrate One Year of Xbox One

Will you be lucky?

On Saturday, November 22nd, the Xbox One will have been on sale for a full calendar year. To celebrate, Microsoft is offering prize chances to early adopters who got on board with the system early. An "Achievements Celebration" email will go out shortly, which will contain a personalised breakdown of what you have accomplished...

News: Xbox Digital Store Will Have Black Friday Deals

Xbox Digital Store Will Have Black Friday Deals

Discounts ahoy!

Microsoft has put up a new page over at Xbox.com, which shows a countdown to what will likely be a page of Xbox Game Store digital offers, commencing on Black Friday. Suffixed with the promotion title of "The Season of Xbox Continues", it looks as if this could be something that will run for a few days, rather than being limited to...

News: Geometry Wars 3 Pre-Order Bonuses Detailed

Geometry Wars 3 Pre-Order Bonuses Detailed

Protractors at the ready

Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions is on the way next week, and Sierra have detailed the bonuses that you'll get if you preorder the game on Xbox One, and also what you'll get if you buy the game within the first few weeks on Xbox 360. The game comes with 50 single-player levels, Adventure and Classic Arcade modes, more than 10...

News: Crunchyroll, Encore Play & MoviePlex Play Out Now on Xbox One

Crunchyroll, Encore Play & MoviePlex Play Out Now on Xbox One

This One Piece of news should excite Anime fans

Microsoft announced that three different premium video streaming services will launch on Xbox One today. MoviePlex Play, Encore Play and Crunchyroll apps are all available now on the Xbox Marketplace. All three of these apps require a subscription to use. Both MoviePlex Play and Encore Play are free...

News: Lara Croft Raids This Week's Deals With Gold

Lara Croft Raids This Week's Deals With Gold

Legendary adventures for low prices

What's better than raiding tombs with Lara Croft? Raiding tombs with Lara Croft at a fraction of the price. Thanks to this week's Deals With Gold, it looks as if every Tomb Raider game released for both Xbox 360 and Xbox One has received a substantial discount on the digital marketplace. If you aren't up to date...

Review: Shape Up (Xbox One)

Shape Up (Xbox One)

Ship out.

A Kinect-only fitness title, published by Ubisoft, shown at E3, then never spoken of again until it’s on the store shelves, and on top of that, nobody has reviewed it almost a week after it’s been released. It doesn’t bode well for Shape Up, does it? It wouldn’t be fair to rush to judgement, though. After all, the on-stage demo...

News: Giana Sisters Director's Cut Finally Confirmed for Xbox One

Giana Sisters Director's Cut Finally Confirmed for Xbox One

Jumping in

As we reported back in October, Black Forest Games are bringing Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams Director's Cut to Xbox One. The game will feature some graphical improvements, running in 1080p, and will include not only the original game, but the two expansions: Rise of The Owlverlord, and HallOWLween Level. We're expecting the game to...

News: Pinball Arcade Releasing on Xbox One Soon

Pinball Arcade Releasing on Xbox One Soon

Three seasons of tables, too

Farsight's Pinball Arcade will be making the jump to Xbox One in the very near future, according to the developer, complete with all three "seasons" of content from the outset. The game, which emulates classic Gottlieb, Williams, Bally, and Stern tables (as well as containing a fair few some custom ones) will more than...

News: Funk of Titans Rated for Xbox One - Releasing Soon

Funk of Titans Rated for Xbox One - Releasing Soon

Feel the funk

Another title to have received a rating from European age-raters PEGI this week, is the new game from A Crowd of Monsters, entitled Funk of Titans. From the game's official site:- Funk music is the music of Gods. Zeus, the father of all of them, created and shared it with the rest of the Universe after making the first humans. The...