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TodayThu, 29th Sep 2022

  • News Google Stadia Is Shutting Down, Which Is Good News For Xbox

    Few more Game Pass subs incoming?

    Xbox Cloud Gaming has just lost another rival, as Google has announced today that its Stadia service will officially be shutting down on January 18th, 2023, with all Google Store-purchased hardware and software to be refunded. In a message on the Google website earlier today, Stadia Vice Pres

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    • Google Stadia
    • Xbox Cloud Gaming
  • News Five Years Later, Cuphead Is Getting A Physical Release On Xbox

    DLC included!

    It may have launched way back in 2017 on Xbox, but Cuphead is finally getting a physical release! Yep, just three months after the 'Delicious Last Course' DLC launched, StudioMDHR is bringing Cuphead to retail, in partnership with publisher 'iam8bit'. For now, a specific date release hasn't been revealed, but a sign up page is already...

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    • Cuphead
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • Poll Are You Happy With October 2022's Xbox Games With Gold?

    The first month with no Xbox 360 games

    Microsoft has officially announced October 2022's Xbox Games with Gold, giving us a look at a couple more games we'll be able to play at no extra cost with our Gold memberships next month. In case you missed it, the games are Xbox One titles Windbound and Bomber Crew Deluxe Edition. As of this month, Microsoft...

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    • Games with Gold
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Xbox Games With Gold For October 2022 Announced

    The latest batch of titles

    Microsoft has officially announced the new Xbox Games With Gold titles for October 2022! These games are available to download for free for Xbox Live Gold members (including subscribers to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate). Keep in mind that as of this month, Microsoft will no longer be including Xbox 360 games as part of Games...

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    • Games With Gold
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News PUBG Team's Mysterious Fantasy Project Revealed In Concept Trailer

    The Bird That Drinks Tears

    Krafton, the Korean company behind the hugely popular battle royale PUBG, has showcased a concept trailer for one of its upcoming projects. As you can see by the trailer title, the game currently has no name attached, but we do know the project is based on the Korean novel series 'The Bird That Drinks Tears'. The clip...

    • Xbox
    • PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds
    • PUBG
  • News Scorn Xbox Game Pass Release Date Brought Forward By One Week

    Go hands on even earlier!

    Scorn developer Ebb Software has just dropped a lovely surprise! The upcoming "atmospheric first-person horror adventure" is now launching a full week earlier than previously announced, with a new release date of October 14th. We'd been worried in previous months that Scorn could even see a delay out of 2022, so we're...

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    • Scorn
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Need For Speed 'Unbound' Will Reportedly Mark Franchise Return This December

    Criterion in the driving seat

    It's been a while since we've seen much of anything from the Need for Speed series, in fact, NFS Heat launched way back in 2019 and we've not seen a game in the series since. Well, it's looking like that's about to change as a new report says to expect a Need for Speed reveal imminently. Again coming from Insider...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • EA
    • Need For Speed Unbound
  • News Dead Space Remake Looks Jaw-Dropping In New Xbox Screenshots

    Wow!

    EA's upcoming Dead Space remake has just got its own Xbox Live store page, and it reveals a selection of brand new screenshots for the title. There's only three shots live at present, but boy do they look gorgeous! Here, take a look: The store page also contains an extensive description of EA Motive's updated horror classic, which launches...

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    • Dead Space
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Free Play Days: Try These Xbox Games For Free (September 29 - October 2)

    Goin' offroad

    This weekend's Free Play Days offering is now live, and it's limited to just one title across two different versions this time out. If you're a fan of realistic racers you're in luck, as that offering is WRC 10 for Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S. WRC 10 Xbox One WRC 10 Xbox Series X|S

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Free Play Days
  • News Three Games Are Available Today With Xbox Game Pass (September 29)

    The latest batch of Game Pass titles

    Three more games are coming to Xbox Game Pass today, September 29th, including one pretty major PC-only addition! Valheim hits the PC Game Pass library today, alongside two other titles across console and PC. Here's a brief introduction to all of today's new Game Pass additions! Despot's Game (Console, PC):...

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    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox One
  • News Terraria's 'Labor Of Love' Update Adds Three New Achievements On Xbox

    90 points are up for grabs

    The 2D survival crafting experience Terraria has received its new 'Labor of Love Update' today, bumping the game up to Version 1.4.4. If you've played this one on Xbox before, and are considering returning - you might be interested to know this new version comes with three new achievements. Here's the rundown via True...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S

YesterdayWed, 28th Sep 2022

  • Rumour Xbox Is Talking To 'Major' Japanese Publishers About Acquisitions

    Even while the ActiBlizz deal is underway

    Xbox is continuing to push for growth in Japan, highlighted by its recent Tokyo Game Show livestream which was one of Xbox's best in recent memory. The show brought a bunch of Japan-focused news, like Ni No Kuni shadow dropping on Xbox Game Pass and much more. Well, if fresh rumours are to be believed, then...

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    • Microsoft
    • Phil Spencer
    • Xbox Game Studios
  • Deals Multiple Games Are Reduced By 90% On Xbox This Week (Sept 27 - Oct 3)

    There's deals to be had!

    Xbox has unloaded a major digital sale this week, with over 500 games discounted across various promotions. A selection of those titles are right up there at 90% off, and there are some good games in the selection as well! Deals: 500+ Games Included In This Week's Bumper Xbox Sales (Sep 27 - Oct 3)

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    • Deals
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Cyberpunk 2077 Passes Huge Sales Milestone Following Xbox Series X|S Launch

    Big numbers

    Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt RED has just revealed that its open world cyberpunk RPG has now surpassed 20 million copies sold worldwide, since its initial launch in December 2020. Sales will no-doubt have been boosted by this year's next-gen port, which massively improved on the game's last-gen console release. When you...

    • Xbox
    • Cyberpunk 2077
    • CD Projekt Red
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • Talking Point Do You Consider A Game's Length When Browsing Xbox Game Pass?

    Alexa, how long to beat?

    In a world filled with seemingly infinite choices on games, TV shows, movies, you name it, we tend to prefer our gaming experiences to fall on the shorter side in this day and age. That's not to say we don't love getting stuck into a huge RPG every now and then, but sampling a wider variety of shorter titles is typically our...

    • Xbox
    • Features
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Microsoft
  • News 'The Dark Pictures' Free Xbox Series X|S Update Adds New Chapter For Man Of Medan

    And a bunch of other features and tweaks

    The horror aficionados over at Supermassive Games have announced a new next-gen update for the first two Dark Pictures titles; Man of Medan and Little Hope. Both releases, which were last-gen in nature, are moving over to native next-gen apps and Man of Medan specifically is getting a brand new playable...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • The Dark Pictures
  • News Monster Hunter-like 'Wild Hearts' Revealed By EA, Coming To Xbox In February 2023

    "Master ancient tech to hunt down giant beasts"

    EA has fully revealed its Monster Hunter-like 'Wild Hearts' after teasing its announcement earlier this week. The game's first trailer showcases what Wild Hearts is going for thematically, and the team says to expect a proper gameplay reveal on October 5th. Speaking of nearby dates, Wild Hearts'...

    • Xbox
    • Wild Hearts
    • EA
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Intense Free-To-Play Shooter 'The Finals' Looks Chaotic In First Full Trailer

    The game was teased last month

    Okay, so, this one's blasted onto our radar out of absolutely nowhere! 'The Finals' is an upcoming free-to-play shooter from Swedish developer Embark Studios, who's also hard at work on the promising-looking Arc Raiders. The team is comprised of ex-Battlefield devs among others, and going off this trailer, you can...

    • Xbox
    • The Finals
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Embark Studios
  • News Dead Space Remake Dev Being 'Respectful' With Changes, Says Report

    It's out early next year!

    EA Motive's Dead Space remake is closer than you might think, with a projected release date of January 27th, 2023. However, we've not seen much gameplay on it recently despite it being just a few months away. Well, that might be about to change real soon. A new Insider Gaming report by Tom Henderson digs into what we can...

    • Xbox
    • EA Motive
    • Dead Space
    • Xbox Series X
  • News Ubisoft's Skull & Bones Delayed, Now Releases In March 2023

    "We've decided to take a little more time..."

    Ubisoft has announced today that the upcoming Skull & Bones, which was supposed to be releasing this November on Xbox (and various other platforms), is now being pushed back to March 9th, 2023. In a statement, the company explained that more time was required for "polishing and balancing": "Ahoy...

    • Xbox
    • Skull & Bones
    • Ubisoft
  • News Phil Spencer Congratulates Obsidian's Grounded Team On 'Full Release'

    Version 1.0 is finally here

    It's hard to believe, but after years of early access Grounded is finally arrived in a completed state - with Version 1.0 now available to Xbox, PC and Game Pass users around the globe. As part of tradition, Xbox's boss Phil Spencer has shared a short but sweet message on the social media platform Twitter congratulating...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Grounded

Tuesday27th Sep 2022

  • News Two Games Are Available Today With Xbox Game Pass (September 27)

    Spidey fight

    Two more titles are coming to Xbox Game Pass today, September 27th, including one switch over from early access. That'll be Grounded, which leaves Xbox Game Preview today for its full 1.0 launch, while the metroidvania Moonscars also hits the Game Pass library today. Here's a bit more about today's new Xbox Game Pass titles:...

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    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox One
  • News FIFA 23's EA Play Trial Is Currently Having Some Serious Problems On Xbox

    Players unable to access their ten hour trial

    If you're anything like us, you've probably been limbering up for a brand new season - the very last season, in fact - of EA's FIFA footballing franchise in the form of the upcoming FIFA 23 and, if you've got Game Pass Ultimate, you'll likely also have been looking to dive into the game's free ten hour...

    • Xbox
    • FIFA 23
  • Hands On Prodeus Is A Fantastic Retro Shooter That DOOM Fans Should Not Miss

    Game Pass is slaying it

    "The first-person shooter of old, reimagined using modern rendering techniques." That's how Prodeus developer Bounding Box Software describes its Kickstarter funded indie FPS and, boy oh boy, has this studio managed to absolutely nail what they've set out to achieve here. We hadn't heard a great deal about this one, even...

    • Xbox
    • Prodeus
    • Features
    • Hands On
    • Xbox Series X
  • News A Plague Tale: Requiem Runtime Revealed Ahead Of Xbox Game Pass Launch

    Oh, and a new story trailer has arrived!

    A Plague Tale: Requiem's Xbox Game Pass launch is less than a month away, and in a recent interview with PLAY magazine, an Asobo developer has revealed how long the team's upcoming sequel will be when it launches in October. Lead Level Designer Kevin Pinson told PLAY (thanks MP1st), that players can expect...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • A Plague Tale Requiem
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • Deals 500+ Games Included In This Week's Bumper Xbox Sales (Sept 27 - Oct 3)

    Fill up!

    Another week, another set of Xbox sales, and this week it's a substantial one. More than 500 titles are discounted across various different promotions, with some notable new releases like Saints Row already on sale. So, we've gathered a selection of highlights across this week's Xbox sales, and of course, the full list is live on Xbox...

    • Xbox
    • Deals
    • Microsoft
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty Dev Says No To 'Nioh' On Xbox, For Now

    It looks unlikely folks

    Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty has been getting quite a lot of attention since its Xbox Game Pass announcement, and rightly so. It's looking bloody good so far ahead of a 2023 launch, with Team Ninja at the helm. While it's great to see such a partnership between the Japanese dev and Xbox, it's looking like we won't see one of the...

    • Xbox
    • Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Nioh
  • Deals All 20+ Backwards Compatible Games In This Week's Xbox Sales (Sept 27 - Oct 3)

    Xbox classics

    As usual, Xbox has put a selection of backwards compatible titles on sale this week to go alongside its mammoth list of Xbox One and Series X|S games. It ain't the biggest back compat sale the week, but there's still some notable stuff on offer. Deals: 500+ Games Included In This Week's Bumper Xbox Sales (Sep 27 - Oct 3) Here's the...

    • Xbox
    • Deals With Gold
    • Xbox 360
    • Microsoft
  • News Xbox Store Leaker Unearths Far Cry 6 Expansion & 'GOTY' Upgrade Pass

    Game of the year?!

    A reliable Windows & Xbox store leaker who goes by the name of ALumia_Italia on Twitter has dropped some interesting info about upcoming Far Cry 6 content. The leak pertains to a new 'Game of the Year upgrade pass', which apparently includes a brand new expansion for the game. That expansion, according to the leak, will be...

    • Xbox
    • Far Cry 6
    • Ubisoft
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News It Takes Two Creator Josef Fares Shares 'Sneak Peek' Of Next Game

    The dev also worked on A Way Out

    It Takes Two has been out for some time now, and if you're wondering what's next for Hazelight Studios it seems their next project is already underway. The studio's founder Josef Fares recently shared a photo on Twitter of himself accompanied by two others covered in motion capture technology. It's unclear what...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • It Takes Two
    • Hazelight
  • News Xbox Unveils 'Mineral Camo' Special Edition Controller, And It's Out Now

    Oooh shiny

    Woah there, new controller just dropped! Yep, Xbox has just officially unveiled the 'Mineral Camo' Xbox Series X|S controller, and there's no lead time on this one - it's out right now! Mineral Camo joins Night Ops Camo, Arctic Camo, and Daystrike Camo as part of the 'camo series', with Xbox labelling its main colour as a "bold mineral...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Microsoft
  • News MultiVersus Patch 1.03 Adds Rick Sanchez, Controversially Nerfs XP Progression

    Wubba Lubba Double XP

    MultiVersus 1.03 patch has arrived and it brings with it everybody's favourite alcoholic nihilist, Rick Sanchez from Adult Swim's Rick and Morty. Good news! However, in a slightly more controversial turn of events, this new update also nerfs XP progression for characters between the levels of 3 and 15, meaning that you now...

    • Xbox
    • Multiversus
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S

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