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

    The latest Game Pass reveals and updates

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

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • Soapbox Outriders Is The Perfect Looter Shooter For A Single Player Gamer Like Me

    Being a lone ranger is fun

    I've never had the time to sink into looter shooters such as Destiny, nor do I have the friendship circle that wishes to play those sort of games. Yet I always find myself drawn to each new release in the genre, but ultimately fall off within a few weeks as the game opens up into more multiplayer focused events. Sure you...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Outriders
  • News WWE 2K22 Officially Unveiled, Including A Sneak Peak At Gameplay

    Looking good there, Rey

    It's been a year and a half since 2K released the critically panned WWE 2K20, but now the developer is getting ready to step back into the ring with WWE 2K22, which has received a trailer with some teases of gameplay. The trailer was revealed as part of WrestleMania 37, and shows brief glimpses of Rey Mysterio taking on...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • WWE 2K22
  • News Xbox FanFest Returns Next Week With An Exclusive Talk Show

    "Let's talk games"

    Xbox FanFest has been a physical event for many years, but has recently turned to the digital age to bring the showcase to more fans around the world. It's set to return for its next outing on April 15 at 2pm PT / 10pm GMT with a new experience known as Xbox FanFest Talks, but you'll need to register to gain access. The show will...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox FanFest
  • News Outriders Dev Says Inventory Wipe Bug Is Its Top Priority

    Plan is to run a "one-off" mass restoration

    Outriders' Xbox patch is now available, but while cross-play is now live between platforms, it seems there's now been an increase in inventory wipes. Not long after this update went live the Outriders' socials shared another message stating how the developer was "aware" and "deeply sorry" players were...

    • Xbox
    • Microsoft
    • Bethesda
    • Outriders

Saturday10th Apr 2021

  • PSA Thanks To An Easter Egg, TimeSplitters 2 Is Now Fully Playable On Xbox One

    But you'll need a copy of Homefront: The Revolution

    We've been waiting for the classic TimeSplitters series to return ever since the original Xbox generation, and while that unfortunately hasn't been the case, it is possible to play TimeSplitters 2 on your modern Xbox right now! However, it'll definitely require some work. TimeSplitters 2 (a...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • TimeSplitters 2
  • News Xbox And Bethesda Mobile Developer Alpha Dog Working On New DOOM Game

    "Run and gun through hundreds of exciting levels"

    When Microsoft acquired Bethesda's parent company ZeniMax Media, it got the rights to a bunch of studios. One of them was Alpha Dog - a Canadian mobile developer, known for creating "top-tier" 3D games for portable devices. So what's the sudden interest in Alpha Dog, you ask? It's become the hot...

    • Xbox
    • Bethesda
    • Doom
  • News Industry Reporter Claims Fable, Perfect Dark & Everwild Are 'So Far Away'

    "I had a few conversations with a few friends"

    There's been a lot of hype around the upcoming Xbox exclusives Fable, Perfect Dark and Everwild (amongst others) since they were announced, but sadly it looks like we've got a long wait until they arrive. In fact, industry reporter and head of GamesIndustry.biz Chris D

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox Game Studios
  • News Age Of Empires 4 Arrives This Fall On PC, Including Xbox Game Pass

    No sign of a console version though

    Today's Age of Empires Fan Preview event has just wrapped, giving us a first proper look at Age of Empires 4's gameplay (amongst other things), as well as an official release window for the game - this Fall. As you can see from the trailer above, the gameplay looks really, really good, and we're looking forward...

    • Xbox
    • PC
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Age Of Empires 4
  • News Mass Effect Legendary Edition Has Gone Gold Ahead Of Its Release

    The release has hit lift off

    In a world of constant game delays, many have worried whether Mass Effect Legendary Edition would be the next for the chopping block. But it doesn't seem that way, as the game has gone gold ahead of its May 14 release. Mac Walters, the project director on the game, confirmed the news on Twitter. For those that don't...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Mass Effect Legendary Edition
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (April 10th)

    We're taking on a Zombie Army with Game Pass

    Welcome to another weekend! There's plenty of new stuff to be checking out on Xbox over the weekend, including a new batch of Xbox Game Pass titles, a next-generation update for Crysis Remastered on Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S, and hundreds of deals in the ongoing Xbox Spr

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Features
  • Feature Pick One: Which Of These Xbox Wrestling Games Is Your Favourite?

    It's WrestleMania weekend, baybee!

    It's time for another round of Pick One! This week, to celebrate WrestleMania 37 taking place this weekend in Tampa, Florida, we thought we'd take a look back at a selection of wrestling games from various series' on Xbox. Which of these titles is your favourite? Remember, you can only pick one! Let's take a look...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • WWE
  • Video Watch The Age Of Empires Fan Preview Event Here

    Featuring "reveals and surprises"

    Update: The Fan Preview event has now finished, but you can watch the replay above! Original story: Welcome to the Age of Empires Fan Preview event! Today's stream will feature "surprises, reveals: new gameplay civilizations and campaigns, and so much more", set to begin at 9am PT / 12pm ET / 5pm BST. It's been...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • PC

Friday9th Apr 2021

  • Feature These Games Are Coming To Xbox Next Week (April 12-16)

    Here's what's on the way

    Welcome to your weekly Xbox roundup! Again, we've got another quiet week coming up for major new releases on Xbox, but fortunately there are plenty of indie titles, along with some new Xbox Game Pass additions. Here's what's coming to Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One next week: New Xbox Releases (April 13 - 16): Optimised...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • News Xbox Fans Are Getting Hyped Over This Tease For Adventure Game Tunic

    You've got our attention

    Tunic was announced back in 2017 under the name of Secret Legend, but was then shown again during Xbox's conference in 2018 as Tunic. It was also confirmed that the game would be a console launch exclusive, but since then details on the project have been fairly sparse. Yesterday saw a the official Twitter account post a new...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Tunic
  • News God Of War Creator Says Sony Will Have A Response To Xbox Game Pass

    "I know they are doing some stuff"

    Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass subscription service has undoubtedly had an incredible year, adding the likes of EA Play, a massive batch of Bethesda games and countless AAA titles, not to mention the arrival of Xbox Cloud Gaming. Back in November, Sony's Jim Ryan stated t

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Sony
    • PlayStation
  • Random Team Xbox Acknowledges Fan-Made Achievements Concept

    "Jason Ronald, tell me are you seeing this please"

    Xbox fan and Twitter user NoisePatrick drummed up a lot of attention earlier this week on social media with his concept for an improved Xbox achievements layout, which even led to a member of the Xbox team acknowledging it. NoisePatrick's design features a separate category for rare achievements,...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Achievements
  • News Outriders Has Shot Up The 'Xbox Most Played Games' Chart Since Its Game Pass Release

    Even reaching the 2nd position in some territories

    Outriders launched on Xbox Game Pass last week and it's already managing to hold its own against the heavy hitters such as Fortnite and Call of Duty: Warzone in the Microsoft Store charts. According to one industry analyst, since its release, Outriders has made it to the 2nd and 3rd position in...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Outriders
  • Poll How Long Will MLB The Show 21 Remain On Xbox Game Pass?

    Will it go the full innings?

    It's been a week now since Microsoft dropped the bombshell announcement on us that PlayStation Studios' MLB The Show 21 would be coming to Xbox Game Pass at launch later this month on Tuesday, April 20. Since then, Sony has come out and stated that it was the MLB's decision to bring the title to Xbox Game Pass,...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • MLB The Show 21
  • Deals Xbox Game Studios Gets A Steam Sale, 30+ Games Included

    Available all weekend for PC gamers

    If you like to play your Xbox games on PC rather than console (and you're not a subscriber to Xbox Game Pass), you'll be glad to know that Xbox Game Studios is having a Publisher Sale on Steam this weekend. The sale lasts until Monday, April 12th, and features a whole bunch of great deals on everything from Halo:...

    • Xbox
    • PC
    • Steam
    • Xbox Game Studios
  • News WWE 2K Is Teasing An Announcement At WrestleMania

    "You’re going to want to tune in"

    2K's WWE series took a year off in 2020 for the first time in the franchise's history after a very poor reception to WWE 2K20 at launch, with the company instead choosing to release the arcade-style WWE 2K Battlegrounds. However, the mainline WWE 2K series is expected to make its comeback this year, and we might...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • WWE 2K
  • Random Microsoft Might Be Teasing An Xbox, McDonald's And Spotify Collab

    Games, food and music

    Yesterday, the official Microsoft Twitter account published a tweet addressed to Xbox and McDonald's - with Spotify attached, asking if they were wanting to catch up soon. It comes across as a joke and also signs off as the "person" who runs the Microsoft account, but knowing Microsoft and Xbox, it could potentially be another...

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    • Xbox
    • Microsoft
    • Spotify
    • McDonalds
  • News Xbox Is Running A Bethesda Controller Contest For Achievement Hunters

    Achievement unlocked

    Remember those beautiful Bethesda controllers that were (and are still) being given away in a sweepstakes the other week? Well, you could possibly have the opportunity to get your hands on them through another new competition. The rules have appeared online and according to Tru

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series S
    • Bethesda
  • News Mortal Shell Can Now Be Played At 60FPS On Xbox Series S

    The superior way to play

    Mortal Shell got a next-gen enhancement last month, but the Xbox Series S version was still capped at 30FPS. Fans have been calling out for a 60FPS mode on the system, and now their voices have been heard, as developer Cold Symmetry has added it to the game. The latest update introduces the ability to play the game at 60FPS...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series S
    • Mortal Shell
  • News The Last Campfire Receives Surprise Update, Including Higher FPS

    "We've been delighted with how it's been received"

    Hello Games' The Last Campfire has been very well received by fans since its launch back in August last year, and now the game has surprisingly dropped a new update on us containing a bunch of cool content. New features include "20% more puzzles", "improved controller support" and performance...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • The Last Campfire
  • News Borderlands 3 Director's Cut DLC And Cosmetic Packs Available Now

    Along with some free content

    Borderlands 3 launched back in 2019, but was successful enough to warrant a second season pass, jam packed with brand new content. One of the new expansions is a Director's Cut, which is available now for Season Pass 2 owners, or separately for £11.99 / $14.99. Bundled inside the Director's Cut is a brand new boss...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Borderlands 3
  • News Super Meat Boy Forever Punches Its Way Onto Xbox Next Week

    Get ready to die again and again

    After many years, Super Meat Boy finally got a sequel known as Super Meat Boy Forever last year for PC and Nintendo Switch, and its making its way to Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One on April 16. Unlike the original game, the sequel deviates away from the traditional platforming gameplay into an endless runner. But...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Super Meat Boy Forever

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