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TodaySun, 7th Mar 2021

  • News Atlus Wants To Know What Games It Should Port To The Xbox Series X

    Where do we start?

    It's no secret that Microsoft wants the Xbox to be a great system for Japanese games, and to make this happen, it needs more developers and publishers from this region to sign-on. Phil Spencer has already managed to secure games like Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age for Game Pass, and now it seems the company Atlus -...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Atlus
    • Japan

YesterdaySat, 6th Mar 2021

  • Feature Pick One: Which Of These '2021' Xbox Sports Games Is Your Favourite?

    Remember, you can only pick one!

    It's time for another round of Pick One! This week, to celebrate a whole bunch of sports games being added to Xbox Game Pass, we're analysing some of the best sports games on Xbox with '2021' in the title. Which is your favourite? Remember, you can only pick one! Let's take a look at what we're working with:...

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Pick One
  • News There's A New Open World Dungeons & Dragons RPG In Development

    Being developed by Hidden Path

    Developer Hidden Path Entertainment has revealed that it's currently working on a "AAA, third-person, open-world fantasy RPG that will be taking place inside the Dungeons & Dragons franchise." The studio, which previously worked with Valve on Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and also remade Age of Empires II: HD...

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Dungeons & Dragons
  • Random Bizarre 'Test Game' Appears On The Public Xbox Store

    It's even available to purchase!

    Here's a weird one. Xbox fans have noticed over the past few days that a bizarre game has appeared under the 'New Releases' section of the Microsoft Store for Xbox, and we're not quite sure why it's there. There are two versions of it listed as "_VATPT_vteam12_TestGameReseller", and it seems it's simply a testing...

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Major Nelson Teases 'Special Things' Planned For Official Xbox Podcast Next Week

    "I've got a lot of stuff planned"

    Xbox Live's Major Nelson wrapped up the latest episode of his Xbox podcast yesterday, and as part of it, he teased that next week's episode (taking place on Friday, March 12th), will feature some "special things." Major Nelson - real name Larry Hyrb - mentioned this towards the end of the show: "We've got some...

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Major Nelson
  • News Finally, Xbox Is Getting A Brand-New Microsoft Edge App

    Specifically the Chromium version

    If you're a keen user of the Microsoft Edge internet browser app on Xbox One, you'll probably be well aware that it's remained pretty much the same ever since arriving for the console back in late 2015. Fortunately, that's all about to change, as Xbox Insiders in the Alpha Skip-Ahead ring have spotted that a...

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Microsoft Edge
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (March 6th)

    Trying something new on Game Pass?

    We’ve got that Saturday feeling again! And by the feeling, we mean sitting in our dressing gowns playing video games all weekend. There’s a massive amount to choose from, too. We have an array of sports games available on Xbox Game Pass, some fantastic indies on Free Play Days, and a

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Features
  • News Microsoft's Acquisition Of Bethesda's Parent Company Nears Completion

    Are we there yet?

    While there were concerns last week about a potential lawsuit slowing down Microsoft's $7.5 billion acquisition of Bethesda's parent company ZeniMax Online, it seems the deal has now been approved by regulators in the US. The main stakeholder of ZeniMax Online, Providence Equity, has also listed the video game giant's status as a...

    • Xbox
    • Bethesda
    • ZeniMax Online
    • Microsoft

Friday5th Mar 2021

  • Feature These Games Are Coming To Xbox Next Week (March 8-12)

    Here's what's on the way

    Welcome to your weekly Xbox roundup! There aren't too many new releases on the way again over the next few days, but there's still plenty to look forward to, including an Xbox Series X upgrade for Crash Bandicoot 4! Here's what's coming to Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One next week:: New Xbox Releases (March 8-12):...

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • News Phil Spencer Says Xbox Could Never Have Designed A Console Like The Nintendo Wii

    "I could have never designed the Wii… I don’t have that in me"

    Xbox boss Phil Spencer has been a champion of gaming for a while, and has often celebrated many different elements of the industry outside of his purview. Just this week he has been seen talking about Nintendo, and how the Wii helped pave the way for them today. As transcribed by...

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    • Nintendo
    • Phil Spencer
  • News Microsoft Is ‘Actively’ Working To Fix The Xbox Series X Controller Unresponsive Buttons Issue

    “Our teams are actively working on a solution”

    Since the Xbox Series X has launched, many gamers have grown to quickly love the updated controller. But others have also been plagued with issues, such as frequent unresponsive buttons on the peripheral. Some players have reported problems with their controllers since launch, and with more...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • PC
  • News Industry Insider Hints At Watch Dogs: Legion Coming To Xbox Game Pass

    Game Pass could be getting a slice of British culture

    Industry insider and XboxEra podcast co-host, Shpeshal Ed, has heavily implied that Watch Dogs: Legion could be making its way to Xbox Game Pass soon. In a recent tweet, Ed shared a fairly vague comments, but emphasised three words: Game, Passes, and Legion. This has sparked many commenters to...

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • News Star Wars: Squadrons Makes The Jump To Xbox Game Pass Ultimate On March 18th

    Update: We've got an official date!

    Update: EA has today confirmed that Star Wars: Squadrons will join EA Play on March 18th! Original story (Thu 25th Feb, 2021 20:45 GMT): EA has already announced this week that Madden NFL 21 will be joining EA Play (and therefore, Xbox Game P

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • EA Play
  • News Finding Marvel’s Avengers Too Much Of A Grind? It’s About To Get A Lot Worse

    Get in quick to avoid the issue!

    Marvel’s Avengers has had a rocky release, with a buggy launch and many fans disappointed in the lack of post-launch support. Well, Square Enix appear to be trying a new method to keep people playing longer, and it might not go down too well. In a recent update on Square Enix’s site, changes to Marvel’s...

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Marvels Avengers
  • Random Halo Infinite’s Artwork Reimagined As Combat Evolved Is Stunning

    We want it on our wall!

    The Halo community is continuously working on fan projects that look to celebrate the franchise. As a result, the Halo Waypoint team often share a bunch of creations made by its following that show the cultural impact the series has had, and the latest one may just be one of the best yet. Twitter user FletchUH has...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Halo Infinite
  • News Don't Worry, The Xbox Design Lab Will Be Back This Year

    "We'll keep you posted"

    Although the Xbox Series X|S was launched last November, Microsoft's console teams are still in the phase of transitioning everything across to the next generation. This includes the Xbox Design Lab, which was temporarily suspended last October. At the time, it was mentioned how the Lab was "preparing for its next...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox Design Lab
    • Microsoft
  • News Everwild’s Lead Designer Says Its ‘Something The World Hasn’t Seen Before’

    Sounds big!

    Rare announced Everwild during an Xbox presentation last year, and details about the game have been slim since. But according to the game’s lead designer, “something unique is brewing at Rare”, and we can’t wait to hear more. As spotted by Twitter user Idle Sloth, Everwild’s lead designer, James Blackhawk, shared a post on...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Everwild
  • News Destroy All Humans Remake Now Has Xbox Series X Enhancements, New Skins Available

    Possibly another teaser for a sequel remake?

    Destroy All Humans Remake has had a new update, which is set to bring new Xbox Series X enhancements and a variety of new skins. The patch notes (thanks, Twisted Voxel), highlight everything new in the patch, which brings new cosmetics, difficulty tweaks, and next-gen enhancements - all available for...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Destroy All Humans Remake
  • News NBA 2K21 Developer Believes Consumers Are ‘Ready’ For $70 Games

    Games will be judged on a “title-by-title” basis

    Take-Two has been known for rising their prices of games, after being one of the first to announce a hike of $70 on some of their games. It seems this is a trend their set to continue as they’ve claimed that gamers are “ready for it”. Speaking during the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media...

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • PC
  • News Rare Celebrates Conker’s 20th Anniversary Today

    Maybe one day he’ll return

    Conker has hit the big two-zero today, as the iconic platformer celebrates its 20th anniversary. It seems Rare didn’t want to miss out on the celebration, as they’ve shared a 20th anniversary post on Twitter, reminiscing on the cute, foul-mouthed squirrel’s past. They’ve even added some brand new Conker merch to...

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • PC
  • News The Coalition Is Hiring For Multiple Roles That Will ‘Forge The Future’ Of Gears

    Wonder what the next project could be?

    The Coalition, the team behind the most recent Gears game since the Xbox One era, is hiring multiple roles for what seems to be the next step in the franchise. One of the studio’s cinematic producers shared the job listings on Twitter, which leads to a variety of roles, including engineers and community...

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

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