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TodaySat, 24th Sep 2022

  • News Certain Affinity's 'Unannounced' Halo Infinite Project Has Close To 100 Devs Working On It

    "It’s something big and new for the franchise"

    Earlier this year in April, Certain Affinity finally confirmed it would be evolving Halo Infinite with a "new and exciting" project. There have been a number of rumours, but now we've got another update - this time from the Austin, Texas-based developer's founder and CEO, Max Hoberman. Speaking to

    • Xbox
    • Halo
    • Halo Infinite
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • Pick One Including GoldenEye 007, Which Is Your Favourite Rare Replay Game?

    Does it change your opinion?

    Earlier this year, we ran a Pick One feature asking you what your favourite game was in the Rare Replay collection for Xbox One, with Banjo-Kazooie getting 26% of the vote and winning the poll on that occasion. Here were the top three results back then: Banjo-Kazooie = 26% Perfect Dark = 15% Conker's Bad Fur Day = 13%

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    • Pick One
    • Features
    • Rare Replay
    • GoldenEye 007
  • News Deathloop Director Talks Launching On Xbox & The Game Pass Simulator That Surprised Them

    Xbox Sim Pass

    To coincide with Deathloop's Xbox Series X and S launch, game director Dinga Bakaba has sat down with Xbox Wire to talk all things Deathloop, including the advantages of releasing on Game Pass this time around. Speaking of Game Pass, it sounds like Bakaba has been bitten by the simulator bug just like the rest of us! After its...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Deathloop
    • Arkane
  • Talking Point What Are You Playing This Weekend? (September 24-25)

    Is it Deathloop? It's Deathloop isn't it

    Welcome to the weekend! We're closing in on the end of September, and it's safe to say it's been a bumper month for Xbox Game Pass, so we have an inkling you might be making the most of that this weekend. Of course, this week's big addition is Deathloop, Arkane's former-PS5 exclusive, which finally came to...

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    • Talking Point
    • Features
    • What Are You Playing
  • News Police Arrest Alleged Grand Theft Auto 6 Hacker

    He had a five-star wanted level

    Last weekend, arguably one of the biggest leaks in modern gaming history took place - with footage of an early build of Grand Theft Auto 6 surfacing online. Around 90 videos of this next entry appeared on multiple websites and quickly spread across the internet. It didn't take long for Rockstar to confirm the leak in...

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    • Grand Theft Auto
    • GTA 6
    • Rockstar Games
    • Leaks

YesterdayFri, 23rd Sep 2022

  • News Stalker 2 Dev Responds To '2024-2025' Delay Rumour On Xbox

    A little reassurance

    A rumour of another delay to GSC Game World's Stalker 2 has been floating around lately, originating from Russian source iXBT Games. The claim was that release targets had been pushed all the way back to "2024-2025", however, the developer has now responded, refuting those claims. Gaming site AltChar contacted the team for...

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    • Stalker 2
    • GSC Game World
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Xbox Series S Outsold The PlayStation 5 In Japan Last Week

    Following on from a strong display at TGS 2022

    Xbox has been trying to crack the Japanese market for some time now, and it seems it's recently had some sales success according to the latest Famitsu sales data. Between September 9th and September 18th, the Xbox Series S hardware managed to shift 13,211 units. This is seemingly one of its best weeks...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Microsoft
    • Japan
  • News Scorn Developer Says Working On Xbox Series S 'Was A Challenge'

    The team got there in the end

    Things are moving full steam ahead for Ebb Software's upcoming sort-of-horror title Scorn. Recently, the team showcased the first eight or so minutes of the game's prologue chapter, and now the dev has conducted a Reddit AMA to talk all things Scorn - and it's dropped some interesting tidbits on development! One of the...

    • Xbox
    • Scorn
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Saints Row's Future Is Under Evaluation Following 2022 Reboot

    "This is quite a process to evaluate your position, the outcome"

    Embracer Group has shared its recent annual meeting online, and you could say things are a little uncertain regarding Saints Row, a series that now falls under the company's wing. CEO Lars Wingefors addressed the game's launch, saying he was disappointed in the reaction to the recent...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Embracer Group
  • News White Xbox Series X Console Spotted In Astro Headset Ad

    Is this Microsoft's next Series X model?

    Okay, so, this is a weird one. Astro has just dropped a new ad for its upcoming A30 headset revision, and it contains a suite of gaming hardware to match, including a PS5 and an Xbox Series X. However, the Series X system on show is white - a colour scheme we've not yet seen since the generation began. Now,...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Microsoft
    • Astro
  • Report Codemasters First WRC Game Lets You Build Your Own Rally Car

    From scratch

    After this year's 'WRC Generations' entry, the WRC baton is being passed onto racing experts Codemasters, at least for the foreseeable future. We don't know too much about next year's rally game just yet, which will be Codies first in the series, but a new report hints at what we might be able to expect. Over at

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    • WRC
    • Codemasters
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Microsoft CEO 'Very Confident' About Activision Blizzard Approval

    The Xbox & ActiBlizz merge is ongoing

    We've heard from Phil Spencer recently about how the Xbox Activision Blizzard deal is progressing, especially in regards to Call of Duty and its exclusivity terms moving forward. While some aspects of the merger seem uncertain at this stage, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella still seems pretty confident it'll all go...

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    • Activision Blizzard
  • News Xbox's Latest Insider Update Adds Ability To Mute Console Startup Sounds

    Silence is golden

    Xbox has just dropped a pretty big update for all of us this month, adding a ton of new features including the ability to change your Elite Series 2 LED colour, among other bits and pieces. However, as expected, the Xbox Insider program is a few steps ahead, and a recent update for the Alpha ring has added a pretty neat feature...

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    • Xbox Insiders
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox One
  • News Halo's Joseph Staten Says He Would 'Love To Do Something Like ODST Again'

    It remains the "highlight" of his career

    Halo 3: ODST is currently celebrating its 13th anniversary. Yes, believe it or not, the game was originally shipped for Xbox 360 back in 2009. Since then, it's also made the jump across to Halo: The Master Chief Collection. One living legend who is rather familiar with this game is Joseph Staten. The head of...

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    • Halo
    • Joe Staten
    • Xbox 360

Thursday22nd Sep 2022

  • News Three Games Are Available Today With Xbox Game Pass (September 22)

    Out on the slime ranch

    Microsoft is bringing three more titles to Xbox Game Pass today, September 22, as part of the latest update to the library. Headlining the bunch today is the newly released Slime Rancher 2, from developer Monomi Park. As these are all brand new releases, they might not be available right away, but each title will arrive...

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    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Microsoft
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Free Play Days: Try These Xbox Games For Free (September 22-25)

    Your latest batch of FPD titles

    As we approach another weekend, we've got another set of Free Play Days titles to enjoy as part of Xbox Live Gold! There's only two unique options this weekend, with one game having two versions across generations. Here's what you can download and play right now with Free Play Days: Dead Island Definitive...

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    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Free Play Days
    • Xbox Live Gold
  • News Xbox's 'Improved' Elite Series 2 Controller Is Getting Mixed Feedback So Far

    "Quality control still have their eyes closed"

    Xbox says it's made some tweaks to the build quality of its Elite controllers with the release of the White Elite Series 2 pad, but already, fan feedback seems mixed as these things become available in the wild. We've spotted a few Reddit posts where folks are beginning to experience quality control...

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    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox Elite Series 2
    • Xbox One
  • News Logitech G CLOUD Handheld Launches Next Month With Xbox Cloud Gaming Built In

    But where's our Xbox portable?

    Early last month, Logitech revealed that it was working with Xbox, in some capacity, on a cloud-based gaming handheld. Well, the tech company has now fully revealed its Logitech G CLOUD system, and it's out as early as next month. The handheld device launches on October 17th in the US for $350, with no other regions...

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    • Xbox Cloud Gaming
    • Microsoft
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  • News Slime Rancher 2 Dev: 'Xbox Game Pass Was An Easy Decision For Us'

    "The model compliments our games..."

    Five years after the original first arrived on Xbox, Slime Rancher 2 is officially available today as part of Xbox Game Preview and Xbox Game Pass, releasing for Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, PC and Xbox Cloud Gaming. Earlier this week, we had a chance to talk to Nick Popovich, the CEO of developer Monomi Park,...

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    • Slime Rancher 2
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • Interview Slime Rancher 2 - Dev CEO Talks Next-Gen Approach & The Future Of Its Slimy Sequel

    It's time for a wiggly new adventure on Xbox Game Pass!

    The sequel to the hugely successful Slime Rancher arrives in Xbox Game Preview and as part of Xbox Game Pass today with Slime Rancher 2, and to coincide with its release, we recently had a chance to speak to the CEO of developer Monomi Park about what players can expect from this highly...

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    • Slime Rancher 2
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Interview
    • Features
  • News Ubisoft's Splinter Cell Remake Will 'Update The Story' For Modern Audiences

    How far will they go?

    Ubisoft finally announced last year that it was working on a new Splinter Cell game in the form of a "from the ground up" remake. At the time, the developer vaguely touched on some of the gameplay changes it was going to make, but now, it appears the remake's updates will extend to the story as well. A new Ubisoft job listing...

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    • Ubisoft
    • Splinter Cell
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Xbox Has Created A Pretty Wild Custom Series X Console, Based On Bethesda's Deathloop

    Here's how you could win it!

    Bethesda has finally brought Deathloop to Xbox Series X and S this week, following a year-long exclusivity period on PS5. We think the game is just as good as it was when it launched to critical acclaim on PS5, and if you're as into Arkane's latest shooter as much as us, you might be interested in this custom Xbox Series...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Deathloop
    • Bethesda
  • News It's 2022 And GTA 5 Outsold 'Saints Row' In Europe Last Month

    Rockstar's latest GTA is nearly a decade old!

    Saints Row burst back onto the scene last month with a soft reboot of sorts on Xbox Series X and S. Well, we say 'burst' but more like limped; we didn't enjoy much about the series' latest entry. It doesn't seem to have done that well commercially either, at least in Europe. GamesIndustry has posted its...

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    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • GTA 5
  • News Cyberpunk's Netflix Anime Has Reportedly Boosted The Game's Player Count

    Cyberpunks far and wide are returning to Night City

    Cyberpunk 2077 arguably had one of the most disastrous launches in video game history but appears to finally be on the mend with CD Projekt Red releasing multiple quality-of-life updates, and even a next-generation patch, to improve the experience across multiple platforms. It's now got another...

    • Xbox
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Cyberpunk 2077
    • Anime

Wednesday21st Sep 2022

  • News Xbox September 2022 Update Adds Tons Of Features, Including New Game Install Options

    Choose install location by game type!

    Xbox has detailed its September console update for all users, and it's safe to say it's a biggie! There are a lot of notable new features packed in here, including new install options, the ability to change your Xbox controller LED colour, and much more. Let's start with the installs shall we? We brought news...

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    • Microsoft
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • Random Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Appears In Xbox Game Pass Library

    Half baked

    Okay, this isn't something we thought we'd see today, but here we are! A Reddit user spotted Ben & Jerry's appearing as an Xbox Game Pass title, yes, the ice cream brand. The app wasn't titled as such, but all the media related to Ben & Jerry's ice cream. After coming across the post we thought we best check for ourselves, and lo...

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    • Microsoft
    • Ben & Jerrys
  • News 'Scorn' Dev Shows 8 Minutes Of The Game's Opening Level Ahead Of Xbox Game Pass Launch

    Yep, still looks grim!

    Scorn developer Ebb Software has revealed eight full minutes of Scorn gameplay ahead of the title's Xbox Game Pass launch next month. This one freaks us out every time we see it to be honest, but we're still going to give the game a go when it releases on October 21st! This new gameplay sequence goes through the very start of...

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    • Scorn
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Wo Long Fallen Dynasty Dev 'Really Excited' About Launching On Xbox Game Pass

    "This is a first for us..."

    We don't know too much about the Xbox Game Pass lineup for 2023 just yet, but Wo Long Fallen Dynasty is one of the biggest day one launches announced for next year so far. Team Ninja's upcoming action game looks a blast to play, and it seems the Japanese developer is pretty excited about the team's first Game Pass launch...

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    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Wo Long Fallen Dynasty
    • Team Ninja
  • News 'The Texas Chain Saw Massacre' Preview Impresses, Hits Xbox Game Pass In 2023

    It's coming to the service day one

    Before The Texas Chain Saw Massacre creeps onto Xbox Game Pass next year sometime, IGN has gone hands on with the asymmetric multiplayer horror title, and they seem pretty impressed with it so far! The outlet notes that while they played an early build, where full-game features were absent and just one

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    • Xbox Game Pass
    • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
    • Gun Media
  • News Once Again, Xbox Says 'No' To The Return Of The Xbox 360 Blades Dashboard

    "No, you can’t have the blades back"

    Another year, another dream killed eh? Look, we've always been huge fans of the Xbox 360 blades UI, and while we know it'd take some tweaking to bring back in 2022, we'd still love to see it return. Well, once again it looks like that won't be the case anytime soon. On a recent episode of Major Nelson's Xbox...

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    • Xbox 360
    • Microsoft
    • Major Nelson
  • News Xbox's Phil Spencer Visits SEGA Booth At TGS 2022, Where Persona 5 Royal Was Playable

    The series finally returns to Xbox next month

    Xbox boss Phil Spencer has been snapped alongside Xbox's Sarah Bond, both visiting the Persona booth at this year's Tokyo Game Show before the series returns to Xbox. Microsoft has had a big presence at TGS 2022 with their own showcase, however, it appears the team hung around for much more than that...

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    • Persona
    • Atlus
    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Xbox Series X
  • News Here Are The Worldwide Release Times For Grounded 1.0 On Xbox

    Arriving September 27th

    Next week sees the long-awaited launch of Grounded 1.0. Yes, although the game has been playable for some time now, it's releasing in its final form worldwide. As part of this, Obsidian has shared the times the game will launch around the globe. Depending on your location it'll either be released on 27th / 28th of September...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Game Pass

Tuesday20th Sep 2022

  • Rumour Xbox Initially Planned To Launch 9 Exclusives In 2023

    But how will things actually pan out?

    Due to 2022's unfortunate slate of delays, we've always looked at 2023 as a pretty stacked year for Xbox Game Studios. Redfall, Starfield, and Forza Motorsport are all planned for the first half of next year, however it appears Xbox originally had a pretty packed lineup planned for 2023 anyway. VentureBeat...

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    • Xbox Game Studios
    • Microsoft
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • Review Deathloop - Arkane's Best Game Finally Arrives On Xbox

    Groundhog Slay

    It has, quite unbelievably, been a year already since Arkane Studios' superlative Deathloop launched on PS5 and PC. It was a rather frustrating exclusivity deal that came as something of a surprise given that the game's publisher, Bethesda Softworks, had just been snapped up by Microsoft in the months before release but, finally, Xbox...

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    • Xbox
    • Deathloop
    • Bethesda
  • News Two Games Are Available Today With Xbox Game Pass (September 20)

    Stuck in the loop

    Microsoft is bringing two titles to Xbox Game Pass today, including one much-anticipated Arkane shooter! Yep, former PS5 exclusive Deathloop hits the service today, September 20th, alongside spaceship salvaging simulator Hardspace: Shipbreaker on Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S (it's already on PC as well). Here's a little more...

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    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Deathloop
    • Hardspace: Shipbreaker
    • Xbox Series X
  • News Another 12 Games Will Leave Xbox Game Pass Soon (September 30)

    The latest batch of departures

    Update: Microsoft has now confirmed the dates and platforms for this next batch of departures, which takes place on September 30th. Note that Dirt Rally and DiRT 4 are now just leaving PC on September 30th. Original story: Microsoft has quietly revealed the next batch of games leaving Xbox Game Pass in late September...

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    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Leaving Soon
    • September 2022
  • News Deathloop Xbox Series X And S Performance Modes Revealed

    Six modes across both consoles!

    After a year's worth of exclusivity on PS5, Bethesda's Deathloop is finally coming to Xbox, including Game Pass, this week! That's right, Arkane Studios brings its latest shooter to Xbox Series X and S today, September 20th, and here's how the game is set to perform across both new-gen Xbox consoles. Xbox Series X...

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    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Deathloop
    • Arkane
    • Bethesda
  • News Live Out Your Filling-Up Fantasy In 'Gas Station Simulator' On Xbox Next Month

    Toppin' up the tank

    It's finally time, folks! Put down Deathloop for a moment, consider holding off on hitting up Assassin's Creed Odyssey on Game Pass too, because Gas Station Simulator heads to Xbox real soon. In fact, you've only got about a month to prepare yourselves! One of Steam's biggest hits (we ain't kidding) is almost here, as Gas...

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    • Gas Station Simulator
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Xbox Confirms Eight Games Coming To Game Pass (September 22-30)

    The final batch of the month

    The final batch of September 2022's Xbox Game Pass titles has been confirmed by Microsoft, although we already knew about 7/8 of them! The only other surprise addition to the lineup is Paw Patrol Grand Prix on September 30th. Read More: Xbox Game Pass: All Games Coming Soon In September 2022 Here's the list of games...

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    • Xbox Game Pass
  • News Deathloop Is Getting A Free Xbox Game Pass Perk This Week

    In the form of the 'Hunting Pack'

    The much-anticipated arrival of Deathloop on Xbox Game Pass just got a little bit sweeter! Microsoft has revealed that as part of September's Game Pass perks package, Deathloop's 'Hunting Pack' will be free for Ultimate subscribers. The Hunting Pack grants players two additional character skins; the 'Horizon' skin...

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    • Xbox Game Pass
    • Deathloop
    • Arkane
    • Bethesda
  • News EA Sees 'Tremendous Opportunity' If Call Of Duty Goes Xbox Exclusive

    Beyond the existing agreement

    There's been a lot of back and forth recently between Xbox and PlayStation over the future of Call of Duty. Microsoft feels that it's laid out a generous plan for the next few years of CoD if the Activision deal goes through, while Sony doesn't feel the same way. Now, EA has had something to say on the matter; they...

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    • Microsoft
    • EA
    • Andrew Wilson
    • Call of Duty
  • Deals 300+ Games Included In This Week's Xbox Sales (September 20-27)

    Anything take your fancy?

    The latest batch of Xbox deals are now live on the Microsoft Store, featuring just over 300 games across Deals with Gold, Spotlight, Bundles and a Publisher Spotlight Series Sale - the same one that was also live last week. We've rounded up just a few of the highlights from this week's sales in the table below, while...

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    • Deals
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • Deals All Backwards Compatible Games In This Week's Xbox Sales (September 20-27)

    Original Xbox and Xbox 360 classics

    This week's latest selection of Xbox deals is now live, and that means we've got another bunch of discounts for backwards compatible games from the original Xbox and Xbox 360 eras to take advantage of! Below, we've included every single Xbox 360 and original Xbox game available over the next week. Note: Some of...

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    • Deals
    • Backwards Compatibility
  • News EA Is Officially Working On A New Single-Player Iron Man Game

    In early development at Motive Studio

    EA has confirmed today that its Motive Studio has begun work on a brand-new Iron Man game! The project is currently in "early development" at the EA studio, and is being led by Olivier Proulx who previously worked as Senior Producer on Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy for Square Enix. "Developed in...

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    • Iron Man
    • EA
    • Motive Studio
  • Video Halo Infinite Shows Off Forge Mode's Scripting & Bots

    Part two of a four part series

    A few weeks ago, 343 Industries released its first in a series of Halo Infinite videos showcasing the game's Forge mode. The latest episode has now been released, and this time around it focuses on scripting and bots - including a look at nodes and much more. Here's the rundown via Halo Waypoint, and above is the full...

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    • Halo
    • Halo Infinite
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S

Monday19th Sep 2022

  • Guide Xbox Game Pass: All Games Coming Soon In September 2022

    The full list of confirmed games so far

    Looking for a complete list of games coming to Xbox Game Pass in September 2022? 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 coming to Xbox Game Pass this month, as well...

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    • Xbox Game Pass
    • September 2022
    • Guides
  • Guide Xbox Game Pass: All Games Coming Soon In October 2022

    The full list of confirmed games so far

    Looking for a complete list of games coming to Xbox Game Pass in October 2022? 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 coming to Xbox Game Pass next month, as well...

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    • Xbox Game Pass
    • October 2022
    • Guides
  • News Xbox Series X Update Makes Great Change To Game Installs

    But there's still room for improvement

    Xbox has implemented a pretty awesome new feature in its latest console update! The Xbox Series X 2206 update has made some welcome changes to offline installs for physical games. Basically, prior to this update Xbox One disc games required an online 'check in' for use on Xbox Series X, even when a Smart...

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    • Xbox Series X
    • Microsoft
    • Xbox One
  • Feature These Games Are Coming To Xbox This Week (September 19-23)

    Explore a dark world brimming with hidden mysteries

    Welcome to your new Xbox games roundup for September 19th to 23rd! We've got some major Xbox Game Pass titles on the way very soon including Deathloop and Slime Rancher 2, while outside of Game Pass, keep a lookout for the likes of Soulstice, Session: Skate Sim and The DioField Chronicle! Here's...

    • Xbox
    • Features
    • Weekly Roundup
  • News Xbox Dev Comments On Feedback For The New Dashboard

    It's been somewhat negative so far

    Earlier this month, Microsoft unveiled a brand-new 'Home' UI for Xbox Insiders that would be tested throughout the year, with plans to bring the final version to all users in 2023. Unfortunately, initial feedback wasn't exactly very positive on the design (although poll results were mixed here at Pure Xbox),...

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    • Dashboard
    • UI
    • Xbox Insiders
  • News Xbox's Sarah Bond Gives Her Thoughts On The Massive GTA 6 Leak

    "I know they’re creating something special..."

    Update: Rockstar Games has also now responded to the Grand Theft Auto 6 leak, confirming its legitimacy but also suggesting that it won't cause any long-term impact to the game's development: Read More: Rockstar Games Confirms GTA 6 Leak In Official Statement Original story: There was a ton of...

    • Xbox
    • Sarah Bond
    • GTA 6
    • Rockstar Games
  • News The House Of The Dead: Remake Gets Xbox Series X|S Version This Week

    Update: Free upgrade confirmed

    Update: After getting in contact with the publisher for The House Of The Dead: Remake, we can now confirm that the Xbox Series X|S version will be a free update for owners of the Xbox One version. Great news! Original story: Following the release of The House of the Dead: Remake for Xbox One earlier this April, the...

    • Xbox
    • The House Of The Dead Remake
  • News 'Return To Monkey Island' Receives Amazing Reviews, But It's Not Coming To Xbox Yet

    Just Switch and PC for now

    If you're a Monkey Island fan, then you probably already know at this point that the new, long-awaited Return to Monkey Island sequel won't be available on Xbox at launch - which is even more painful after seeing the review scores! Currently, the game is sitting on a Metacritic average of around 90 for PC, with the likes...

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    • Return To Monkey Island
    • Xbox One
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Rockstar Games Confirms GTA 6 Leak In Official Statement

    "We are extremely disappointed..."

    Rockstar Games has today responded to this weekend's GTA 6 gameplay leak with a statement on social media, explaining how the company is "extremely disappointed" by it, but doesn't anticipate any long-term development issues. "We recently suffered a network intrusion in which an unauthorized third party illegally...

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    • GTA 6
    • Rockstar Games
  • News Microsoft Is Looking To Bring More Original Japanese Titles To Xbox

    In the vein of 'Blue Dragon' and 'Lost Odyssey'

    We have to admit, we've been really impressed by Xbox's efforts in Japan as of late, especially its recent Tokyo Game Show livestream, which was jam packed with Japan-flavoured Game Pass announcements. As it turns out, this doesn't look like the end of Xbox's upward trajectory in the Japanese market -...

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    • Xbox Game Studios
    • Phil Spencer
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S
  • News Phil Spencer: Xbox Still Wants Square Enix's MMO Final Fantasy 14

    "We haven’t given up..."

    Xbox already has quite a number of MMOs and has even secured Phantasy Star Online 2 in recent years, but one that's missing from the lineup is Square Enix's Final Fantasy 14. In 2019, head of Xbox Phil Spencer made a commitment to bringing the game to Xbox, so what's the latest? Speaking to the Japanese website Game Watch...

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    • Final Fantasy
    • Phil Spencer
    • Square Enix
  • News Xbox Boss Still Has 'Nothing To Say' About A Scalebound Revival

    PlatinumGames wants it, but does Phil?

    For a game that was cancelled over five years ago, we sure hear about Scalebound a lot! Over the past couple of years, developer PlatinumGames (and specifically Hideki Kamiya) have been talking about the game and a desire to return to it in the future, but there's been no sign of a revival thus far. Xbox boss...

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    • Scalebound
    • Phil Spencer
  • News Phil Spencer & Team Xbox Take Trip To Kojima Productions

    "Great seeing you and the team today"

    We're always keen to see where Phil & co. are visiting, especially when it could hint at what's to come in the world of Xbox. Well, late last week it appears that Phil Spencer, along with Sarah Bond and a bunch of other Team Xbox members, visited Hideo Kojima's studio; Kojima Productions, ahead of the team's...

    • Xbox
    • Phil Spencer
    • Hideo Kojima
    • Xbox Series X
    • Xbox Series S

Sunday18th Sep 2022

  • News GTA 6 Footage Appears To Leak Online, 90 Different Videos

    Update: Rockstar confirms the leak

    Update: Rockstar Games has now confirmed the Grand Theft Auto 6 leak is real! Read More: Rockstar Games Confirms GTA 6 Leak In Official Statement Original Story: In what could go down as one of the biggest leaks in gaming history, it looks like 90 videos of an early build from Grand Theft Auto 6 have suddenly...

    • Xbox
    • GTA 6
  • Review Isonzo - A Brutally Brilliant Depiction Of WW1 Italy

    Rifles at the ready

    The 'WW1 Game Series' is back with another entry following the cult 2016 hit Verdun and its 2019 follow-up, Tannenberg. Isonzo takes the battle to the Italian Alps, which puts a veritably vertical spin on the realistic tug-of-war battles the series is now known for. This third entry doesn't reinvent the wheel by any stretch, but...

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    • Reviews
    • Isonzo
    • Verdun
    • Tannenberg

Saturday17th Sep 2022

  • Pick One Which Of These Arkane Xbox Games Is Your Favourite?

    Prior to the release of Deathloop

    It's time for another round of Pick One! This week, to celebrate the upcoming release of Deathloop on Xbox Game Pass next Tuesday, we thought we'd take a look back at the complete list of Arkane games on Xbox to date! Arkane Studios is, of course, part of the ZeniMax Media (Bethesda) group, and has produced some...

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    • Pick One
    • Features
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