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TodayFri, 15th Jan 2021

  • Feature These 10+ Games Are Coming To Xbox Next Week (Jan 19-22)

    Return to the World of Assassination

    Welcome to your weekly Xbox roundup! The big focus of next week is on the culmination of the World of Assassination trilogy in the form of Hitman 3, although we've got plenty of other indies on the way as well. Here's what's coming to Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One over the next few days: New Xbox Releases (Jan...

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • News Xbox Game Pass Title Moving Out Releasing Free ‘Moving In’ Update

    Get ready to see life on the other side of a removal company

    Moving Out gave us the opportunity to see one side of the life of a removal business. Now, a new update will flip the original idea on its head and give us a look into the other side of the job. The new update, which is labelled Moving In, sees players filling homes with an assortment of...

    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Moving Out
  • News Major Nelson Celebrates 20 Years At Microsoft, Teases 'Wildly Exciting' Future For Xbox

    'This is the best version of Microsoft I've ever seen'

    Xbox Live's Major Nelson (Larry Hyrb) is today celebrating 20 years of working for Microsoft, posting a lengthy recap of his history and learnings with the company, as well as teasing a bit about the future of Xbox. Hyrb notes that being part of Xbox has always been "everything I could ever...

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  • News Metacritic Reveals Its Top 10 Highest Rated Xbox Games For 2020

    Across the Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

    Metacritic has compiled a list of the top ten games for both Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S according to aggregated ratings from critics, celebrating a fantastic selection of games that graced our consoles last year. It's an eye-opener to an amazing selection of games, many of which we'd forgotten about...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series S
    • Metacritic
  • News Josef Fares Blasts Xbox Series Naming Convention As A 'Total F**king Mess'

    "They're losing it, man"

    In a colourful interview with IGN about his upcoming game It Takes Two, creator Josef Fares had some... interesting words towards the Xbox Series X|S, slamming the two consoles as having "a f**king confusing name". When asked whether It Takes Two will take advantage of next-gen systems, Fares said the consoles came so late...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • It Takes Two
    • Josef Fares
  • News Samurai Shodown Is Getting A 120FPS Upgrade For Xbox Series X

    Free for owners on Xbox One

    It's been a while since we last heard anything about the planned Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S upgrade for 2019 Xbox One fighter Samurai Shodown, but now it's officially been announced as arriving on March 16th. The headline feature for this version is the introduction of 120 frames per-second gameplay, which appears...

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Samurai Shodown
  • News Bungie's Halo Archive Is Finally Going Offline This February

    Last chance to save your stats and files

    It's the end of an era, folks! Bungie has announced that it will officially be shutting down its Halo website on February 9th, removing a selection of stats and files from those original Halo games in the process. In a message as part of a regular update, Bungie revealed the news: "Almost nine years ago,...

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    • Halo
    • Bungie
  • News These 4 Games Are Leaving Xbox Game Pass Today (Jan 15)

    Say goodbye to another fighter

    In case you'd forgotten, today marks the removal of four more games from Xbox Game Pass. As always though, don't forget that you can save 20% on all of them with your membership over the next few hours, so if you want to add them to your library permanently, they're available at a small discount...

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • News Two More Of January 2021's Xbox Games With Gold Are Now Available

    Fight off a flesh-hungry mob in an Xbox 360 classic

    You can now begin downloading the second batch of January 2021's Xbox Live Games With Gold titles (one day early!), which are the remastered Xbox One game Dead Rising and original Xbox game Breakdown. Both titles are available right now from the Microsoft Store (links at the bottom of the page)...

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    • Xbox 360
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Games with Gold
  • News Frontlines: Fuel Of War Unexpectedly Goes Free With Xbox Live Gold

    Grab it while you can

    We've got a new set of games joining Xbox Games with Gold today, but one game that hasn't been advertised for the service but is still showing as free is Xbox 360 title Frontlines: Fuel of War. If you're an Xbox Live member, you can grab the game right now from the Microsoft Store (either online or on console) for Xbox One,...

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    • Xbox 360
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Frontlines Fuel Of War
  • News Tales From The Borderlands Has Been Rated For Xbox Series X|S

    Is the five part episodic game returning?

    Fans of the 2K's Borderlands series and also Telltale's episodic games could be in for a real treat, according to a PEGI rating dating back to December last year. The 2014 Xbox One and Xbox 360 title Tales from the Borderlands, starring Rhys, Fiona and... Handsome Jack has been rated for Xbox Series X|S,...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S

YesterdayThu, 14th Jan 2021

  • Guide Xbox Game Pass: Coming Soon & Leaving Soon In January 2021

    Which new games are coming to Game Pass?

    Looking for a complete list of Xbox Game Pass games that are coming soon and leaving soon in January 2021? It can be hard to keep track of all the comings and goings in the world of Xbox Game Pass, so we've put together this handy guide to provide an overview of what's happening this January. We're going to...

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • News Four More Games Are Now Available With Xbox Game Pass (Jan 14)

    Gather your wits and brave the frontier

    It's Xbox Game Pass time! We've got another four games joining the service today, highlighted by the recently released Torchlight III for console and Android, along with a bunch of additions for PC. Here are the new games you can download with Xbox Game Pass today: Neoverse (PC) Neoverse is a beautiful,...

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • News Report Takes Aim At Xbox Series X's 'Energy Wasting' Instant-On Mode

    Consoles 'poised to waste billions of kilowatt hours'

    The NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council), a US-based non-profit organisation, has published a report about the energy consumption of next-gen consoles, most notably taking aim at the Xbox Series X|S's 'Instant-On' mode. In case you aren't aware, this refers to the standby mode you choose...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Free Play Days: Try These Xbox Games For Free (Jan 14-17)

    This is where the fun begins

    It's time for another batch of Free Play Days titles! Three more games are available to play for free this weekend for Xbox Live Gold members, and they're ready to download right now. So, what's on offer? This week, we've got Bandai Namco's Dragon Ball FighterZ, the excellent starfighter combat sim Star Wars: Squadrons...

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Free Play Days
  • News Xbox Series X Horror The Medium Receives Terrifying Live Action Trailer

    Available day one on Xbox Game Pass

    Bloober Team has dropped a new trailer for The Medium, this time using live action to show us the horrifying experience we'll be undertaking when it arrives on Xbox Game Pass later this month. The visceral live action trailer is filled with the disturbing imagery we've grown to know since its initial reveal,...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • PC
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • News Resident Evil Is Getting A Mystery Beta, And You Can Sign Up Now

    With more info to be revealed next week

    What's all this about, then? A page has appeared on the official Resident Evil website for a mystery beta taking place at the end of January, and sign-ups are actually already available for the Xbox One version (playable on Xbox Series X). Whatever it is, is said to be "celebrating the 25th anniversary of...

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Resident Evil
  • News Remember When Xbox Threatened To Delist Games With Poor Metacritic Scores?

    2008 was a different time

    Remember the days of Xbox Live Arcade on Xbox 360? The service served as a way for games to be published digitally, from major companies such as EA to one-person indie developers - and everything in-between. But back in 2008, Microsoft made the decision that it wanted to rid the service of lesser-quality titles, taking the...

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    • Xbox 360
    • Metacritic
    • Xbox Live Arcade
  • Reaction Lucasfilm Games Is Setting Up A Bright Future, But Is It Being Revealed Too Soon?

    The games are in a galaxy far, far away

    It's only the second week of January and gaming news is already coming thick and fast. It seems everyday this week a massive announcement has taken place, all stemming from the reveal on Monday of Lucasfilm Games being a new banner for many properties. But are these games being announced too early? The...

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Lucasfilm Games
  • News CD Projekt Has 'Many Plans' For The Future Beyond Cyberpunk

    What could they be for?

    Towards the end of CD Projekt's latest video message about its "commitment" to Cyberpunk 2077, co-founder Marcin Iwinski briefly touched on the Polish company's future and what's ahead. While he had no specific updates to share about what comes next after the latest game's roadmap is completed, he did mention how there are...

    • CD Projekt
    • CD Projekt Red
    • The Witcher
    • Cyberpunk 2077
  • News We'll Get A Look At Resident Evil Village Gameplay Next Week

    Along with a new trailer

    Capcom Europe has announced that we'll be getting a look at first-ever gameplay for Resident Evil Village next week in a special 'Resident Evil Showcase' livestream, along with a new trailer and more Resident Evil news. The stream will take place on January 21st at 5PM ET / 10PM GMT on the likes of Twitch and YouTube.

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Resident Evil
  • News Ubisoft's Riders Republic Has Been Delayed Until Later In 2021

    Unsurprisingly, it needs additional time

    The latest game to get the delayed treatment has arrived in the form of Ubisoft's Riders Republic, which has now been pushed to sometime later in 2021, having originally been scheduled to launch on February 25th. In a message on Twitter, Ubisoft simply stated it required additional time on the title: The...

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Riders Republic
  • News Xbox Series X Controllers Are Currently $10 Off In The US

    But not the new Pulse Red one

    Fancy picking up a new Xbox Series X / Xbox Series S controller? If you're in the US, now is a great time to do so, as the Microsoft Store has slashed (most of) the designs by $10 for a limited time. You can pick up the Carbon Black, Robot White and Shock Blue versions of the controller for $49.99 as a result, as well...

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Sonic The Hedgehog Added To Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 In Free Update

    Along with a new online mode

    SEGA Europe has been teasing "something special" to share in a livestream later today, and it looks like it's this free update for Puyo Puyo Tetris 2, which sees Sonic The Hedgehog joining the game as a playable character. As detailed by Gematsu, the update adds Sonic, Lidelle, Ms. Accord and Ocean Prince as new...

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Puyo Puyo Tetris 2

Wednesday13th Jan 2021

  • News GTA V For Xbox Series X: Everything We Know So Far

    Release date, features, GTA Online and more

    In case you'd forgotten, Grand Theft Auto V is officially coming to Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S in an enhanced form in 2021, as revealed at Sony’s PlayStation 5 digital event back in June of 2020. We don't know too much about this version so far, but we're expecting many more details will be...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • GTA V
  • News Ubisoft Has A New Star Wars Game In Development

    The force is strong with this one

    In another massive announcement from Lucasfilm Games following yesterday's Indiana Jones reveal, Ubisoft and Massive Entertainment (The Division 2) have revealed they're making a new open-world Star Wars game. In a report from Wired, it was revealed that production was still within its ea

    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox
    • Star Wars
  • News Lucasfilm Games Teases More 'Exciting' Announcements For 2021

    “This is just the beginning"

    It's already been a massive week for the new Lucasfilm Games brand, with new Indiana Jones and Star Wars titles announced by Bethesda and Ubisoft respectively, and it looks like much more is to come. In an interview on the Star Wars website, Lucasfilm Games VP Douglas Reilly hinted the following: “We’ve got a...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • LucasFilm Games
    • Star Wars
  • News Head Of Xbox 'Excited' About New Indiana Jones Game And Can't Wait To 'Learn More'

    So is it an exclusive, Phil?

    Yesterday, Bethesda surprised us all with the announcement of a new Indiana Jones game by MachineGames under the Lucasfilm Games banner. It's not just the players who are excited about this newly announced project, though - head of Xbox Phil Spencer (who happens to be an avid gamer himself) is also equally as pumped...

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    • Phil Spencer
    • Bethesda
    • Indiana Jones
    • Lucasfilm Games
  • News Harry Potter Action RPG Hogwarts Legacy Delayed To 2022

    "We are giving the game the time it needs"

    It's fair to say we've been very excited about Hogwarts Legacy ever since the game was (finally) officially announced back in September, but unfortunately its release date has been pushed back from 2021 to 2022. In a message on Twitter, Warner Bros. Interactive confirmed the game will now release next...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Hogwarts Legacy
  • Review Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World: The Game – Complete Edition - A Cracking Comeback

    "Hey! You totally came!"

    When Scott Pilgrim vs. the World: The Game was removed from digital storefronts in 2014, it was a massive blow. A game franchise which celebrated gaming as a medium was cruelly snatched from us. Since then it’s garnered a massive cult following, and over the years has since become a relic from the Xbox 360 era. Then, last...

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Reviews
  • News Cyberpunk 2077 Next-Gen Update To Arrive Second Half Of 2021

    Free DLC plans also pushed back

    CD Projekt has today released a video called "our commitment to quality", giving some more insight into the days leading up to Cyberpunk 2077's launch, as well as confirming some details about updates. In regards to next-gen specifically, Cyberpunk 2077's dedicated Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S versions are now...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Cyberpunk 2077
  • News EA Looks Set To Acquire Codemasters As Take-Two Pulls Offer

    Is it a done deal?

    There's been an interesting battle between EA and Take-Two in recent months for the acquisition of racing specialists Codemasters, but EA remains in the driving seat for now, with Take-Two pulling its original offer (thanks VGC). Take-Two initially reached an agreement to acquire the studio back in November for around £750m...

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    • Take-Two
    • Codemasters
    • EA
  • News Cyberpunk 2077 Was 'Constantly Challenged' By Last-Gen Consoles

    "We've underestimated the task"

    As we've already highlighted, CD Projekt has put out a video today providing some explanations for Cyberpunk 2077's issues on last-gen consoles at launch, admitting that it "underestimated the task". In a statement both in the video and on the game's official website, the company explained that the biggest issue was...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Cyberpunk 2077
  • Talking Point What Accessories Do You Want For The Xbox Series X?

    Be creative!

    With the recent announcements of a new Xbox Series X|S controller, a brand new charging dock for said controllers, and some new accessories from OtterBox, there's still so much more we would love to see.

    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Talking Point
    • Features
  • News EA Is Working On Multiple Star Wars Projects, Confirms Lucasfilm Games

    "Our relationship has never been stronger"

    The announcement of the Lucasfilm Games brand coupled with new Star Wars and Indiana Jones games from Ubisoft and Bethesda respectively has raised some questions about whether EA will continue to make Star Wars games going forward, but according to Lucasfilm Games VP Douglas Reilly, that is very much the...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • EA
    • Lucasfilm Games
  • News Elite Dangerous: Odyssey Delayed, Console Release Most Affected

    "We would like to sincerely apologise"

    We've been keeping a very keen eye on the upcoming release of Elite Dangerous' Odyssey expansion over the past few months, but unfortunately it's now been delayed on console until Autumn 2021. In a message to fans, Frontier Developments explained that challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic were the...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Elite Dangerous Odyssey
  • News Indiana Jones Game Will Not Affect Todd Howard's Focus On Starfield And The Elder Scrolls 6

    However, he reportedly sees the game as a "passion project"

    After Lucasfilm Games' announcement of an Indiana Jones game yesterday, it's been insisted that the game's development will not impact executive producer Todd Howard's focus on Starfield and The Elder Scrolls VI. Spotted by VGC, Bethesda's

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Bethesda
  • News OtterBox Unveils New Range Of Xbox Controller Accessories

    Look out for them later in January

    OtterBox has announced a wave of new Xbox controller accessories arriving later this month. Amongst the new selection, there are a variety of controller specific items ranging from shells to mobile gaming clips, which should be particularly of benefit for those who use Xbox Cloud Gaming on Android. Pre-orders for...

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Project xCloud
    • Otterbox
  • News The Upcoming Little Nightmares II Now Has A Free Demo On Xbox

    Return to a world of charming horror

    Bandai Namco's Little Nightmares II is one of the games we recently highlighted as a top title to look forward to in 2021, and while the full version isn't available just yet, you can now download a free demo on the Xbox Store. The demo will "let you discover the Wilderness and its bloodthirsty Resident: the...

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Little Nightmares 2

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