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TodaySun, 14th Aug 2022

  • Feature Xbox Game Pass Is Hurting Right Now, But Larger Forces Are At Play

    All we need, is just a little patience

    Xbox Game Pass is, admittedly, experiencing a bit of a lull right now. Plenty of games are still coming of course, but the last few months have been devoid of any real heavy hitters, aside from some fairly old Ubisoft titles here and there. So, is the service declining in quality? Well, we've noticed quite a...

    • Xbox
    • Features
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Bethesda
    • Starfield

YesterdaySat, 13th Aug 2022

  • Feature These Games Are Coming To Xbox Next Week (August 15-19)

    Step into this gruelling next-gen action-RPG

    Welcome to your new Xbox games roundup for August 15th to 19th! Game Pass is looking very light so far, but in terms of new releases that aren't coming to Game Pass, we've got the likes of Thymesia, Way of the Hunter, Cursed to Golf, Madden NFL 23 and much more to look forward to over the next few days!...

    • Xbox
    • Features
    • Weekly Roundup
  • Hardware Review Turtle Beach React-R Xbox Controller - The Best 'Affordable' Option Out There?

    Turtle Beach with another W

    It was about this time last year that Turtle Beach came out with the Recon Xbox Controller, and despite its somewhat ugly appearance on the surface, we loved it so much that we're still using it consistently to this day. Hardware Review: Turtle Beach Recon Xbox Controller - Very Impress

    • Xbox
    • Controllers
    • Hardware Review
    • Turtle Beach
    • Features
  • News Sea Of Thieves & Everwild Dev Rare Hosts 'Special Guest' Phil Spencer

    What is he looking at?

    Rare has been quite busy over the past week with the launch of Sea of Thieves Season Seven, but that's not all it's been up to. It turns out the UK developer has also been busy entertaining the head of Xbox, Phil Spencer. In a brief post via social media, the official Rare Twitter revealed how it had been hosting Phil for the...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Phil Spencer
  • Pick One Which Is Your Favourite Saints Row Game To Date?

    It's "The Third", right?

    It's time for another round of Pick One! This week, with Saints Row The Third Remastered part of Free Play Days, along with the upcoming release of the Saints Row reboot, we thought we'd focus on this classic Xbox series. You may recall that we did

    • Xbox
    • Saints Row
    • Pick One
    • Features
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (August 13-14)

    Going back to school with Xbox Game Pass?

    Welcome to the weekend! If you're looking for things to keep you busy over the next few days, there have been a bunch of new Xbox Game Pass additions this week, three more Free Play Days are available right now, and there's another absolutely massive Xbox sale live at

    • Xbox
    • Talking Point
    • Features
    • What Are You Playing

Friday12th Aug 2022

  • News These 10+ Xbox 360 Classics Are Closing Their Servers This Year

    Maybe with more to come?

    Cast your mind back a little bit, and you might remember that Ubisoft announced a bunch of Xbox 360 games that would be shutting off their servers this year. Well, EA has also been quietly announcing the same thing recently too. The EA games that will be turning off their servers soon include a couple of Army of Two titles,...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox 360
    • Server Closures
    • Command & Conquer
  • News Two EA Racers Are Leaving Xbox Game Pass Ultimate In October

    Along with a host of PC titles

    EA Play provides a pretty nice bonus for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members, granting a whole extra library of games via the EA Vault. Sadly though, EA tends to rotate older games out of this library from time to time, and two Codemasters racers are next for the chopping block on Xbox. Thanks to a recent change to EA's...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • EA Play
    • Dirt
    • Codemasters
  • News Here's Everything That Was Revealed At The THQ Nordic Showcase 2022

    Missed the event? Here's a recap

    Weren't able to catch THQ Nordic's 2022 digital showcase earlier today? No worries! You can always go back and watch the on-demand version for yourself above, and we've also detailed all the important reveals in this article. The following list is everything Xbox-related that was revealed during the stream: Alone...

    • Xbox
    • THQ Nordic
    • Events
    • Roundup
  • News Digital Foundry: What Remains Of Edith Finch 'Clearly Disappointing' On Xbox Series S

    But, will a patch fix things?

    Late last month, Annapurna Interactive surprised us with an out-of-the-blue next-gen port of What Remains of Edith Finch. This title is a brilliant narrative adventure that's definitely worth your time on Xbox Game Pass. However, if you're an Xbox Series S user, it might be worth waiting to try it out. The experts at...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series S
    • What Remains Of Edith Finch
    • Digital Foundry
  • News Alone In The Dark Original Trilogy Is Being 'Re-Imagined' For Xbox Series X|S

    You're all alone, again

    After rumours began to swirl about a return earlier this week, we can confirm that Alone in the Dark is indeed coming back! This classic 90's horror franchise has been dormant for some time, with THQ Nordic now in the driving seat for its return. The publisher has announced the new title at its 2022 showcase, w

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Alone in the Dark
  • News The Devs Behind Burnout Are Creating An Ambitious New Racer For Xbox

    Say hello to "Wreckreation"

    We got your attention with that Burnout mention, right?! Say hello to Wreckreation, which is the latest game by Three Fields Entertainment — who you might know for the very Burnout-like Dangerous Driving racer from back in 2019, as well as the crazy golf game from 2016, Dangerous Golf. Wreckreation wants to be the...

    • Xbox
    • Wreckreation
    • Burnout
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Tower Of Fantasy Isn't Coming To Xbox Right Now, Despite Lots Of Fan Requests

    The highly-anticipated shared open-world MMORPG

    If you're a big fan of MMORPGs, then you may be aware of the game Tower of Fantasy, which just launched for the first time earlier this week on PC and mobile devices. But is it coming to Xbox? The answer for now is no. We've seen a lot of requests from Xbox fans for developer Perfect World to bring...

    • Xbox
    • Tower Of Fantasy
    • MMORPG
  • News Halo Infinite's Forge Mode Will Be A Game Changer, According To 343

    "We are so excited"

    Halo Infinite Forge footage continues to surface online, and in a recent compilation (highlighted by Halo trickshot specialist and YouTuber Mint Blitz), 343's head of creative, Joseph Staten has chimed in. Not to get you too excited but he claims the "actual launch of Forge" is going to be a "game changer" for Halo Infinite. And...

    • Xbox
    • Halo
    • Halo Infinite
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News AEW: Fight Forever Shows Off Weapons & Minigames In New Gameplay Trailer

    Yes, we did say minigames

    It's an exciting time for AEW at the moment, with the AEW: Fight Forever game being revealed earlier this month - coming to Xbox One, Series X and Series S - and now we've got some official, fresh gameplay to share courtesy of the THQ Nordic Showcase 2022 (we'll just pretend Xbox didn't leak it accidentally last week!)...

    • Xbox
    • AEW
    • AEW Fight Forever
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
  • News Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Multiplayer Teaser Emerges From Unlikely Source

    TikTok for you cool kids

    Most Call of Duty fans have stuck with the series for so long due to the game's vast suite of multiplayer modes. It's only natural then, that each year, multiplayer gameplay is what we're all eager to see. Ahead of the series' 'Call of Duty Next' reveal event next month, developer Infinity Ward has shown an initial glimpse...

    • Xbox
    • Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2
    • Infinity Ward
    • Activision
  • News Hogwarts Legacy Has Been Officially Delayed To February 2023

    More time is required

    The highly-anticipated Harry Potter game Hogwarts Legacy will sadly no longer be launching in its "Holiday 2022" window, having been pushed back to February 10th, 2023. The news was announced on social media earlier today. In the message, it was explained that the developers simply need a bit longer to deliver the "best...

    • Xbox
    • Hogwarts Legacy
    • Delays
  • News eFootball 2023 Arrives This Month, And It'll Still Be Free-To-Play

    "We will keep on improving..."

    We have to admit we shed a tear when Konami decided to kill off the long-running PES series in favour of the free-to-play eFootball 2022, which still feels like a big step back compared to PES, although it's improving all the time. Well, it's actually been close to a year now since eFootball 2022 was first playable on...

    • Xbox
    • eFootball
    • PES
    • Konami
  • News Turbo Golf Racing Unveils Huge First Update And Content Roadmap For Xbox Game Pass

    Six new levels and much more available right now!

    Turbo Golf Racing launched on Xbox Game Pass last week, and we've been having a lot of fun with it so far, albeit in short bursts. It's still in a "Game Preview" state after all, so the finished product won't be ready for another 12 months. Hands On: Turbo Golf Racing - Good Fun In Short Bursts...

    • Xbox
    • Turbo Golf Racing
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • News SpongeBob SquarePants: The Cosmic Shake Gameplay Shows Super Varied Environments

    Doing the cosmic shake

    THQ Nordic has fully lifted the lid on its new SpongeBob title, The Cosmic Shake. This one was announced about a year ago alongside a cinematic trailer, but a lengthy new look finally shows proper gameplay. And, it's as you'd expect really. From the team that brought us the Battle for Bikini Bottom remaster, The Cosmic Shake...

    • Xbox
    • Spongebob Squarepants The Cosmic Shake
    • Xbox One
  • News MultiVersus Season 1 Launch Date Revealed, New Modes To Come

    Plenty more content will arrive throughout the season

    Following a short delay announced last week, WB Games has revealed exactly when MultiVersus Season 1 is set to launch. Mark your calendars for August 15th, with Season 1 set to kick off next Monday! Alongside the new date, the team has also stressed that plenty more content is coming later on in...

    • Xbox
    • Multiversus
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Warner Bros
  • News Xbox Execs Praise Discussion Around Gaming & Mental Health

    Wholesome content

    Xbox's Aaron Greenberg and Sarah Bond have both praised a new article from Fortune Magazine; one that discusses the potential mental health benefits of gaming. FM's feature discusses the rise in gaming time due to the pandemic, and how it's "reshaping our understanding" of the medium's effect on mental health. Both the article's...

    • Xbox
    • Aaron Greenberg
    • Sarah Bond
    • Hellblade Senuas Sacrifice

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