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YesterdaySun, 24th May 2020

  • News There's An Xbox Smart Delivery Game Releasing Next Week

    Indie title The Last Scape

    If you've been browsing next week's list of new Xbox One releases particularly closely, you might have noticed that indie title The Last Scape (May 29) will feature Xbox Smart Delivery support, allowing you to play the next-gen version at no extra cost when it's eventually released on Xbox Series X. The obviously confirms...

    • The Last Scape
    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox One
  • Talking Point What June 2020 Xbox Games With Gold Do You Want?

    Give us your wishlist

    It's almost time for another set of Xbox Games with Gold titles! The month of May has seen V-Rally 4, Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr, Sensible World of Soccer and Overlord II all given away for free for Xbox Live Gold subscribers, and another four games will soon be on the way. If you haven't done it yet, you can...

    • Games With Gold
    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Talking Point
  • Guide Did You Know: These 100+ Games All Have Free Trials On Xbox One

    Including some major titles

    We don't know about you, but we sometimes come across games on the Microsoft Store with free trials that we weren't even aware of. Publishers typically announce these trials separately from Microsoft, so it's easy to miss them when they come along, even for major games and franchises. We also haven't noticed any...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Free Trials
    • Did You Know
    • Guides
  • News You Can Now Pre-Order The Official Art Of Halo Infinite Book

    From Amazon US

    Halo Infinite is surely one of the most highly-anticipated launch titles in Xbox history, so it's no surprise to learn that an official art book is in the works. You can now pre-order The Art of Halo Infinite from Amazon US for $39.99, which currently has a release date of December 29, 2020. We say "currently," because it's written...

    • Halo Infinite
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • 343 Industries
  • News Pac-Man Teams Up With Minecraft To Celebrate His 40th Anniversary

    Waka-waka!

    This week, Pac-Man celebrates his 40th anniversary. Yep, he's been around for 40 long years now gobbling up high-scores in arcades all around the world. As part of the celebrations, Bandai Namco has teamed up with the gang at Mojang to release a special themed DLC in Minecraft. This new pack, available now in the Marketplace for 1340...

    • Xbox One
    • Minecraft
    • Pac-Man
    • Mojang

Saturday23rd May 2020

  • Guide Fantastic Games For Under £10 In This Week's Xbox Live Sale

    Some major titles

    This week's Xbox Live sale is a huge one, encompassing over 300 deals including games, bundles and add-ons. Earlier this week, we highlighted some Xbox 360 deals in the form of a Sonic sale roundup, but this time we're focusing purely on Xbox One games at bargain prices. Specifically, the following ten titles are all available for...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Live
    • Guides
  • News Cities: Skylines' Free DLC Giveaway Is Still Facing Issues On Xbox One

    Update: No sign of it yet

    Update (Sat 23rd May, 2020 15:00 BST): This DLC was supposed to go live on Thursday, May 21st at 0:01am UTC, but it's still showing as chargeable for the time being. Paradox Interactive says it's "collecting information about the issue," but from the reports we've seen so far, everyone seems to be having the same problem...

    • Cities Skylines
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox
  • News Post-Nuclear Adventure Paradise Lost Announced For Xbox Series X

    "World War II never ended"

    Paradise Lost from Polish developer PolyAmarous is officially coming to Xbox Series X sometime later this year. You can see a teaser trailer for the game above, which takes place in a time where World War II never ended and the Nazis carried out a nuclear attack after 20 years of war. It's said to be "an emotion driven...

    • Paradise Lost
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox
  • News Ubisoft Explains How Viking Rap Battles Work In Assassin's Creed Valhalla

    "We had a bit of fun with that"

    Viking rap battles were subtly mentioned on Assassin's Creed Valhalla's official website following the game's official unveiling, and now Ubisoft has provided new information about the feature. In a Q&A style video on Twitter, creative director Ashraf Ismail explained more about the rap battles known as...

    • Assassins Creed Valhalla
    • Ubisoft
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (May 23rd)

    Any Xbox Game Pass games?

    The weekend starts here! Unfortunately, there aren't any Xbox Live Free Play Days titles to take advantage of over the next few days, but over 250 games are available as part of this week's Xbox Live sale, and there are plenty of new Xbox Game Pass titles to sample aswell. Here's what we're playing

    • Talking Point
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox
    • Features
  • News Action Village Building Game Drake Hollow Will Launch On Xbox Game Pass

    Free beta now available

    Developer The Molasses Flood (The Flame In The Flood) has announced that action village building game Drake Hollow is coming to Xbox One, Windows 10 and Steam on July 17th. And the best bit? It's also going to be available with Xbox Game Pass on day one. Drake Hollow centres around the idea of building and defending villages...

    • Drake Hollow
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox One
  • News Borderlands 3's New Western-Themed DLC Arrives Next Month

    Will be joined by another endgame gauntlet

    Gearbox Software has announced its looter shooter Borderlands 3 will be receiving a few more updates next month. First up, on 4th June, is the endgame gauntlet Takedown at the Guardian Breach - which promises to put your skills (and gear) to the "ultimate" test. The main course will then arrive on 25th...

    • Xbox One
    • DLC
    • Updates
    • Borderlands

Friday22nd May 2020

  • News These 15 Games Are Coming To Xbox One Next Week (May 26-29)

    Including an Xbox Game Pass title

    There are another 15 games coming to Xbox One next week, including some highly-anticipated releases such as Mortal Kombat 11: Aftermath and Minecraft Dungeons. The latter is also coming to Xbox Game Pass! Let's take a look at the full list of games below, courtesy of Mike Nelson over at Xbox Wire. Minecraft...

    • Xbox One
    • Xbox
  • News No, The Xbox One X Cyberpunk 2077 Limited Edition Bundle Won't Cost $1999.99

    Update: Microsoft comments

    Update (Fri 22nd May, 2020 09:30 BST): Xbox Social Marketing Manager Josh Stein has now commented on this, revealing that the listing isn't correct and to stay tuned in June for all the details. Phew! Original story (Thu 21st May, 2020 16:26 BST): You read that right! The Xbox One X Cyberpunk 2077 Limited Edition Bundle...

    • Cyberpunk 2077
    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
  • News Take-Two Alludes To Why It Reduced NBA 2K20 To £2.49

    Limited time discount

    Take-Two Interactive has been providing some serious discounts on its catalogue titles recently. You probably heard about GTA V being made available for free on the Epic Games Store until May 21, and it's also temporarily reduced NBA 2K20 for Xbox One by a massive 95% on the Microsoft Store in some regions. In a recent...

    • Take-Two
    • NBA 2K20
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox
  • News It Looks Like Xbox Free Play Days Isn't Happening This Weekend

    No sign of it

    In case you were wondering what happened to our Xbox Live Free Play Days roundup for this week, it looks like it isn't happening this weekend! These games and special offers are normally announced on a Thursday, but as of yet, there's been no sign of any free Xbox One titles on the Microsoft Store. Even so, there are still plenty of...

    • Free Play Days
    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
  • News Here's What Critics Are Saying About Minecraft Dungeons So Far

    The first reviews

    The first reviews for Minecraft Dungeons have gone live, and they're looking positive on the whole! We've rounded up just a few of them below, so let's see what reviewers are saying about the game so far: We'll start over at Windows Central, which gave the game the equivalent of a 9/10. The review praised its unique art style,...

    • Minecraft Dungeons
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • Feature Pick One: Which Of These Xbox Classics Would You Remaster? (#5)

    Take your pick

    It's Friday, and that means it's the return of Pick One! This time around, we're again focusing on three original Xbox games, all of which have continued to prove popular over the years. So, which of the following titles would you remaster? Remember, you can only pick one! Let's take a look at what we're working with: Need For...

    • Xbox
    • Pick One
    • Features
  • News Saints Row: The Third Remastered Can Run At 60FPS On Xbox One X

    If you unlock the frame rate

    If you're fortunate enough to own an Xbox One X, you can take advantage of a boost in frame rate in today's release of Saints Row: The Third Remastered. This has been confirmed by Windows Central, which notes that you simply need to remove the frame rate lock in the display settings of the game. Furthermore, VG Tech has...

    • Saints Row The Third Remastered
    • Xbox One X
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox
  • Random We're Loving This Fan-Made, Halo Inspired Xbox Series X Intro

    Better than the real thing?

    The video you see above is a fan-made Xbox Series X intro by an amateur CG artist from the UK. It features an awesome Halo inspired boot sequence that was created in two days. Explaining how he made it, the artist revealed the intro was developed in Cinema 4D with a plugin called Corona Render, while the Grunt model was...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Halo
  • Reminder Saints Row The Third Remastered Is Now Available

    Get a small discount for a limited time

    After an official announcement last month, Saints Row: The Third Remastered is now available on Xbox One. For a limited time, you'll be able to purchase a digital copy of the game for $35.99 instead of $39.99 (or your regional equivalent). Here is Major Nelson's announcement: And here's a bit about what...

    • Reminder
    • Xbox One
    • Saints Row
  • News There's A New Street Football Game Heading To Xbox One Later This Year

    "You’ve never played football quite like this"

    Publisher Maximum Games has announced that Street Power Football (known as Street Power Soccer in North America) is coming to Xbox One and other platforms later this year. You can see a trailer for the game above. Street Power Football is said to feature six unique game modes including Panna Cage...

    • Xbox One
    • Xbox
    • Street Power Football
    • Football
  • News The Ascent Dev: The Xbox Series X Leap Is Huge

    "Microsoft is very open and approachable"

    The developer of upcoming Xbox Series X (and Xbox One) game The Ascent was recently interviewed by magazine EDGE, during which it discussed working on the next-gen system (thanks Wccftech). In regards to the partnership between de

    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox
    • The Ascent

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