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TodaySat, 17th Apr 2021

  • Video Here's The PlayStation Intro To MLB The Show 21 On Xbox Series X

    We still can't get used to it

    You're probably well aware by now that MLB The Show 21 is PlayStation Studios' very first release on Xbox, so it's a pretty historic title even if you're not a baseball fan, and it officially released in early access this past Friday. And because it's a PlayStation Studios title, that means we're left with the bizarre...

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  • Random This Original Xbox 360 Kiosk Disc Is A Blast From The Past

    It even uses the Blades dash!

    Remember the launch of the Xbox 360 back in 2005? At the time, in-store retailers were using something called a Kiosk Demo Disc to advertise the system, and it's a pretty crazy nostalgia trip looking at it in 2021! Full credit for the video above goes to Digiex on YouTube, who provides an excellent look at this 2005...

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  • Video Hellblade 2 Actor Shares A Look Behind The Scenes Of The Upcoming Sequel

    Specifically the combat training process

    The upcoming release of Senua's Saga: Hellblade 2 is one of the most highly-anticipated Xbox Game Studios titles in development, and lead actor Melina Juergens has shared a new video diary about the making of the game. Specifically, this diary focuses on the combat training process, showing how Juergens made...

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  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (April 17th)

    Will you be raining on anyone's parade?

    Welcome to another weekend! It's admittedly been a very quiet week in the world of Xbox, but if you're looking for some new stuff to check out, we've got a couple of new Xbox Game Pass and Games with Gold titles, one Free Play Days addition,

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  • News It's Official, Halo's Legendary Multiplayer Announcer Is Back For Halo Infinite

    343 confirms

    Although most fans were already pretty confident Jeff Steitzer would be returning as the voice of the multiplayer in 343 Industries' upcoming release Halo Infinite, it's now been officially confirmed. In the latest 'Ask343' YouTube video, a fan asked if Jeff - the "true sounds of Halo", would be returning in Master Chief's latest...

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YesterdayFri, 16th Apr 2021

  • Feature These 15+ Games Are Coming To Xbox Next Week (April 20-23)

    Here's what's on the way

    Welcome to your weekly Xbox roundup! It's actually a very busy one next week, with some major releases on the way including Sony San Diego's MLB The Show 21, which drops in Xbox Game Pass on the Tuesday. Here's what's coming to Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One next week: New Xbox Releases (April 20-23): Optimised For Xbox...

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  • News Square Enix Responds To Acquisition Rumours, Says It's Not For Sale

    "We do not consider selling off the company"

    Update: In response to Bloomberg's report, Square Enix has issued a statement to confirm that it "does not consider selling off the company or any part of its businesses," and has not received an offer from any third party. "Bloomberg has reported today that there is interest from several buyers to...

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  • News Resident Evil Village's Graphical Options Revealed For Xbox Consoles

    With ray tracing available on next-gen systems

    We're not long from the release of Resident Evil Village, so now Capcom has released the full details on the game's various graphical options, including the ability to play with ray tracing enabled at 45FPS on Xbox Series X. As seen on the official site, both the Xbox Series X and Series S will have...

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  • News MLB The Show 21 Early Access Begins On Xbox One, Xbox Series X

    The Game Pass version follows next week

    It's here! After fifteen years, MLB The Show is finally on Xbox... kind of. This is the early access portion of MLB The Show 21, which is exclusively available right now to Deluxe Edition and Jackie Robinson Edition purchasers. It's not on Xbox Game Pass until next Tuesday, but we can at least get a good look...

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  • Video This New Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge Gameplay Looks Amazing

    Filled with gorgeous combat and pizza

    When we heard Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge was coming to consoles, our collective inner child exploded with excitement. It looks to be a perfect continuation of the classic brawler, and this latest gameplay trailer has fuelled our anticipation even further. The combat heavy trailer focuses...

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    • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Shredders Revenge
  • Rumour It Sounds Like Battlefield 6 May Not Be Coming To Xbox One

    But it could be coming to Xbox Game Pass

    We know Battlefield 6 is coming, despite no gameplay or proper teaser trailers as of yet. EA hasn't been quiet on the game's existence, but they have been silent on whether the game will be coming to last-gen systems, which has one known Battlefield leaker curious. Rumours have circulated in recent weeks...

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  • News Resident Evil Village Has A Pretty Convoluted Limited Time Demo Coming Next Month

    It's going to be a short stay

    The Resident Evil Showcase finally revealed the details for Resident Evil Village's upcoming Xbox demo, and it's pretty confusing. Operating as a time limited demo, you'll be able to play an hour of the game between two specific dates. During the hour, you can explore either the village or castle areas of the game - or...

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  • Deals Huge LEGO Franchise Sale Now Live On Xbox (April 16-23)

    Packed with over 25 games!

    Like LEGO games? Then have we got the sale for you! Microsoft is hosting a LEGO Franchise Sale on Xbox for the next week, featuring over 25 games from both the Xbox 360 and Xbox One generations to choose from. Below, we've included every single game and Season Pass in the LEGO Franchise Sale. The following LEGO Xbox...

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  • News Free Nintendo Switch Racer Asphalt 9: Legends Is Coming To Xbox

    "The multi-award-winning arcade racing game"

    If you're a keen reader of our sister site Nintendo Life, then you'll almost certainly have come across Asphalt 9: Legends at some point, which is generally considered one of the best free-to-play games on the Nintendo Switch. Now, developer Gameloft has confirmed that the popular racer will be making...

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  • News Ghosts 'N Goblins Resurrection Rises From The Dead On Xbox This Year

    The classic platforming series returns

    Ghosts 'n Goblins Resurrection released on Nintendo Switch earlier this year and was met with high praise from fans. The success seems to have garnered it some attention on other platforms, as Capcom has announced an Xbox One version is coming soon. The new adventure continues the classic platforming adventure...

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  • Feature Game Pass Gems: Now Is The Perfect Time To Revisit Resident Evil 7

    Take a trip to the Bakers' before Resident Evil Village

    After last night's Resident Evil Showcase, we're all unbelievably pumped for Resident Evil Village. Every showing of that game has done nothing but elevate our excitement levels more and more. It's only a few weeks away now, but every hour is feeling like an eternity. So how are we all going to...

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  • News The Fan Favourite Mercenaries Mode Is Returning For Resident Evil Village

    Showing a more light hearted side to Village

    In an effort to listen to fans who have been asking for more content in their Resident Evil games, Capcom is bringing back the fan favourite Mercenaries mode in Resident Evil Village. The arcade action returns, with some brand new ideas under its belt. Moving away from the slow paced, methodical nature...

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  • News Despite The Bad Press, Cyberpunk 2077 Resulted In CD Projekt's Most Financially Successful Year Yet

    Over four times more than the previous year

    It's no secret that Cyberpunk 2077 suffered a rough launch. In fact, that's perhaps putting it too mildly, but that's not stopped the game from making 2020 a highly successful year financially for CD Projekt. According to a new report from GamesIndustry.biz, CD Projekt announced two preliminary numbers...

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    • Cyberpunk 2077
  • News Is This A New Super Monkey Ball Coming To Xbox?

    It's looking that way!

    We had Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD hit the Xbox One back in 2019, which was a wonderful remaster of the classic game. But now it looks like another title could be in the pipeline. Spotted by Gematsu, the Australian Classification board has rated an unannounced game known as Super Monkey Ball: Banana Mania. The rating...

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  • News Mass Effect Legendary Edition Is Getting A Lovely Photo Mode

    Give your artistic side some freedom in space

    As is the tradition with most games these days, BioWare has confirmed that Mass Effect Legendary Edition will allow you to be a shutterbug, as a photo mode is coming bundled into the game. Shared on Twitter by Mac Walters, the game's project director, fans got a first look at the photo mode in action...

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    • Mass Effect Legendary Edition
  • Random Rain On Your Parade Has An Awesome Metal Gear Solid Level

    Snake! Snaaaaaake!

    We’ve been playing a lot of Rain on Your Parade since it hit Xbox Game Pass, and it’s packed with some nifty little Easter Eggs and references. One of the best we’ve seen so far is an entire level dedicated to Metal Gear Solid. The level in question happens fairly early on, so don’t worry about spoilers too much, but if...

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    • Rain On Your Parade
    • Xbox Game Pass
  • News Dead By Daylight Is Getting A Resident Evil Crossover This June

    A perfect birthday treat for both games

    This year is seeing a lot of Resident Evil celebrations take place to usher in its 25th anniversary. The horror franchise has captured the hearts and minds of millions of fans around the world, so it was only a matter of time before it made its way into asymmetrical horror, Dead By Daylight. Coming this June,...

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    • Dead By Daylight

Thursday15th Apr 2021

  • News Two More Games Are Now Available With Xbox Game Pass (April 15)

    Prepare to ruin everybody's day

    It's Xbox Game Pass time! We've got another two games joining the service today - both of which are brand-new releases on console and/or the Windows 10 Store, with Rain On Your Parade also coming to the cloud. Here are the new games you can download with Xbox Game Pass today: Rain On Your Parade (Console, PC,...

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  • News These Three Games Are Leaving Xbox Game Pass Today (April 15)

    They're blasting off into the Game Pass void

    In case you'd forgotten, today marks the removal of three more games from the Xbox Game Pass library including Deliver Us The Moon, with a bunch of old EA Sports games also leaving EA Play tomorrow, April 16. Here are the three games set to leave before the end of the day on Game Pass:...

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  • News Two More Of April 2021's Xbox Games With Gold Are Now Available

    Lay down some serious carnage in run-and-gun action

    You can now begin downloading the second batch of April 2021's Xbox Live Games With Gold titles (one day early!), which are the Xbox One game Truck Racing Championship and Xbox 360 game Hard Corps: Uprising. Both titles are available right now from the Microsoft Store and Xbox 360 Marketplace...

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    • Games With Gold
  • Rumour Xbox Looking To Publish AAA Game With 'An Ambitious Connected World'

    "This particular one sounds extremely promising"

    This past month has seen a gargantuan amount of Xbox rumours flying around. As we draw closer to E3 in June, we can probably expect more and more to surface, which makes separating the possible ones from the fake ones harder. A new one we've spotted is from a pretty reliable source, and suggests that...

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  • News Wait, Are We Getting Some Metal Gear Solid News Next Week?

    The teasing seems to suggest so

    It seems like a lifetime since Metal Gear Solid V released, and since then news on the franchise has been low - outside of a poorly received Metal Gear Survive. But now it looks we could be getting something next week... maybe. The official Twitter account has seemingly teased an upcoming announcement, which could...

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  • Feature Four Years Later, Here's A Look Back At The Launch Of Xbox Game Pass

    It's come a long way since then!

    Can you believe that it's been four years since Microsoft introduced Xbox Game Pass to the world? Back in early 2017 (February 28, 2017, to be exact), the company officially announced its "new digital gaming subscription service" that would provide an "enjoyable and seamless experience" with over 100 titles at...

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  • News F1 2021 Takes Pole Position On Xbox One, Xbox Series X This July

    To be published by EA Sports for the first time

    We found out a couple weeks ago via a leak that Codemasters' F1 2021 would be releasing this July, and now it's been confirmed that the game will officially arrive on July 16 for Xbox One, Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S. The big new feature of this year's game is a "thrilling new story experience"...

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  • News Mojang Will Split Minecraft's Next Big Update Into Two Parts

    "This was not an easy decision"

    Last year, at Minecraft Live, Mojang lifted the lid on its absolutely massive Caves & Cliffs update for its sandbox game. It's considered by the team to be one of the "most ambitious" updates for Minecraft ever, but unfortunately, due to how big it is, and the current state of the world, the team has found it's...

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  • News Time-Bending JRPG Cris Tales Heads To Xbox Series X This July

    And you can download the demo right now

    Update: We finally have a solid release date, as it's now been confirmed that the game will be arriving on July 20 for $39.99. It's going to be a great summer with this beautiful looking JRPG hitting the Xbox family! The absolutely stunning Cris Tales is set to make its arrival this July for Xbox Series X|S...

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  • News Skate City Flips From Mobile To Xbox Consoles This May

    After a successful launch on Apple Arcade

    Update: It's now been confirmed that Skate City will launch for Xbox on May 6. Check out the new trailer above! Original story: The stylish Skate City on Apple Arcade is performing an ollie over to Xbox One later this year. With its unique art style, the well received skater takes place in iconic...

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  • Video New Ninja Gaiden: Master Collection Trailer Highlights Its Insane Combat

    We're already prepearing for the difficulty

    We're not long from Ninja Gaiden: Master Collection releasing on Xbox, and our fingers are already tensing at the amount of button mashing we'll be doing. Although, this new character trailer showcases the combat each of the heroes do and it's looking glorious, so we're sure it'll all be worth it in the...

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  • News Six More Games Now Have Touch Controls On Xbox Game Pass, Including Wreckfest

    And Banjo-Kazooie!

    Microsoft isn't showing any signs of slowing down with touch controls on Xbox Game Pass, as another six games have been treated to the feature as of today, including popular racer Wreckfest and even Banjo-Kazooie! Here's the full list of new additions, available to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members on Android: Banjo-Kazooie

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  • News Sea Of Thieves Season Two Sets Sail Today, Here’s Everything Included

    Shiver my timbers!

    Sea of Thieves took a dramatic change to a seasonal format in recent months, and Rare its now ushering in its second season, which features a wide array of new content and is available today. Much like the first season, there's an insane amount of content here which comes with new world events, customisation items, and a whole...

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  • News Xbox France Has This Weird Microsoft Flight Simulator PC Up For Grabs

    Fly me to the danger zone!

    We've seen some absolutely insane custom built PCs out there, but honestly, this may take the prize for the most out there. To celebrate the new world update for Microsoft Flight Simulator, this unique competition from Xbox France is giving away this strange themed PC, which resembles a jet engine of an aircraft - we're...

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  • News Outriders' Inventory Bug Has Been Patched, But No Sign Of Gear Being Returned Yet

    "Efforts to restore your items are a separate process"

    Outriders has endured a pretty nasty inventory bug since launch, which has seen affected players having the entirety of their earned loot being wiped. It's been a huge priority for developer People Can Fly, who has been working around the clock to rectify the issue. A new patch has now released...

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  • News Ubisoft Forward Confirmed To Return As Part Of E3 2021

    Splinter Cell, anyone?

    It was already said that Ubisoft would be attending E3, and now we know the company will be hosting their own digital showcase, much like previous years. The conference will air during E3 on June 12 at 12pm PT. As it started doing in 2020, the company will return with Ubisoft Forward - a digital presentation that looks at...

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  • News Wasteland 3 Is Getting Its First Expansion On Xbox This June

    More RPG goodness for you to indulge in

    Wasteland 3 launched last year and was a fantastic reminder of classic RPGs in the vein of the original Fallout games. It featured a lengthy campaign, and was a treat for fans of the genre. Now, inXile Entertainment has announced its first expansion, The Battle of Steeltown, will be releasing on June 3 for...

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  • News Free Play Days: Try Kingdom Two Crowns On Xbox For Free (April 15-18)

    Just the one game available this week

    Free Play Days is back as usual this week, but instead of a batch of games, we've only got the one addition in the form of side-scrolling micro strategy game Kingdom Two Crowns, including its free 2020 Dead Lands expansion. As always, remember that you'll require Xbox Live Gold (or Xbox Game Pass Ultimate) to...

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  • News Aw, Jeez! Rainbow Six Siege Is Getting Some Rick & Morty DLC

    I'm Pickle Rick!

    If yesterday's announcement of a crossover between Power Rangers and Street Fighter wasn't odd enough, we now have Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege rece

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    • Tom Clancys Rainbow Six Siege
  • News Last Stop Brings An Intertwined Narrative To Xbox This July

    Like a less violent Pulp Fiction

    You may remember Last Stop from Xbox's Indie Showcase last month. We got a decent look at its gameplay, which seeks to bring a new narrative adventure for players from publishers Annapurna Interactive. Now we have a confirmed release window of July for Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One. The story follows three different...

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