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  • Poll Do You Think The Xbox Lockhart Will Be Revealed In June?

    Give us your thoughts

    Ever since it was first rumoured, we've been eagerly wondering when/if Microsoft will unveil the Xbox Lockhart (or 'Xbox Series S') console. This is said to be a cheaper, less-powerful next-gen system compared to the Xbox Series X, but it hasn't been mentioned at all by the company so far. Despite this, rumours continue to...

    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Lockhart
    • Xbox
    • Microsoft
  • News Mortal Kombat Co-Creator: Next-Gen Load Times Will Open New Doors

    Ed Boon reveals his thoughts

    Mortal Kombat co-creator Ed Boon recently appeared as part of Geoff Keighley's Summer Game Fest Q&A, and gave some brief thoughts on both the Xbox Series X and PS5 (thanks Twinfinite). Responding to a question of how excited he is about the possibilities of the two next-gen consoles, Boon highlighted both systems'...

    • Mortal Kombat
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox
  • News Microsoft Is Giving Away A Limited Edition Cyberpunk 2077 Xbox One X

    In the US/CA/MX

    The upcoming Cyberpunk 2077 Xbox One X Limited Edition Bundle will feature the final limited edition version of the console to ever be released, and will be restricted to only 45,000 units. But if you're lucky, you might win one for free! This competition is taking place on Twitter, and is only available to fans aged 18 or over in...

    • Xbox One X
    • Xbox One
    • Cyberpunk 2077
    • Xbox
  • News Sherlock Holmes Chapter One Announced For Xbox One & Next-Gen

    Watch the reveal trailer

    Developer Frogwares has announced that it's bringing Sherlock Holmes Chapter One to current-gen (including Xbox One) and "next gen" platforms in 2021. The game will be a prequel focusing on the early career of the detective. You can watch the reveal trailer for the game above, which is set in Holmes' Mediterranean island...

    • Sherlock Holmes
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox
  • News Here's When Minecraft Dungeons Goes Live On Xbox One Tomorrow

    Also on Xbox Game Pass

    Minecraft Dungeons is undoubtedly one of the most highly-anticipated releases of the month, and it officially drops on Xbox One and Windows 10 PC tomorrow, May 26th. The game will also be included with Xbox Game Pass, so subscribers will be able to play it at no extra charge. But when exactly does it go live on the Microsoft...

    • Minecraft Dungeons
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox
  • News Is Ubisoft Teasing A Return Of The Scott Pilgrim VS. The World Game?

    It's about time

    Remember the Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Xbox 360 game? It was released as an Xbox Live Arcade title back in August 2010, but was later delisted in December 2014. Now, after six long years, Ubisoft might finally be teasing its return. Back on May 21st, Bryan Lee O'Malley tweeted to "bring back the Scott Pilgrim game," and Ubisoft...

    • Xbox
    • Ubisoft
    • Scott Pilgrim
  • News Phil Spencer Will Share A "Surprise" On This Week's Podcast With Reggie Fils-Aimé

    Look out for it tomorrow

    It was revealed last week that Xbox head Phil Spencer will guest on the 'Talking Games With Reggie & Harold' podcast with former Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aimé and award-winning author/journalist Harold Goldberg on May 26th, and now we have a little more information to share about it. According to...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox One
    • Talking Games With Reggie and Harold
  • News We'll Get Our First Look At Madden NFL 21 In Just A Few Days' Time

    "So much more than a name..."

    EA Sports gave us a brief hint of what to expect from Madden NFL 21 during Microsoft's Inside Xbox event earlier this month, but now a proper first look is on the way. Unfortunately, there isn't much detail to go on for now. EA has simply stated that a first look is "coming soon" with a date of Monday, 1st June 2020,...

    • EA Sports
    • Madden NFL 21
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox
  • UK Charts Maneater Chomps Its Way Into The Top Ten

    These sales are some-fin else

    It's UK charts roundup time! There were two new entries in the UK top ten all formats chart last week. The first was 'ShaRkPG' Maneater, which got off to a fantastic debut in sixth place, while Saints Row: The Third Remastered also enjoyed an impressive start in seventh. Both were only released a few days ago on May...

    • Maneater
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox
    • UK Charts
  • News New Gameplay To Be Revealed This Week For Xbox Series X Game Outriders

    The first instalment of the Outriders Broadcast

    Square Enix has revealed that brand-new gameplay will be unveiled this week for upcoming Xbox Series X (and Xbox One) game Outriders, which is currently targeting a Holiday 2020 release date. In a press release, the company revealed that the inaugural "Outriders Broadcast" will take place on May 28th...

    • Outriders
    • Square Enix
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
  • News Xbox One X Cyberpunk 2077 Limited Edition Bundle Gets A Release Date In Japan

    Pre-orders go live

    We've heard a lot about the Xbox One X Cyberpunk 2077 Limited Edition Bundle since it was revealed back in April, but until now we haven't received a concrete release date. Xbox Japan has now confirmed that the bundle will go live nationwide on June 8, 2020, and pre-orders are already available. In a statement on

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox One X
    • Cyberpunk 2077

Sunday24th 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 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

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