Tag: High On Life
News High On Life Patch #4 Adds New 'Quality' And 'Performance' Options On Xbox Series X|S
"THE BIG ONE. UPDATE UR GAME."
Xbox Game Pass sensation High On Life has rolled out its fourth patch this week, and while most of it is just centred around some general fixes, we've also got new default "Quality" and "Performance" modes on Xbox Series X and S. As of this patch, the default mode for High on Life has become known as "Performance...
News Justin Roiland Resigns From High On Life Developer Squanch Games
"The passionate team will keep developing games..."
Justin Roiland has officially left the High On Life development studio, Squanch Games. The team announced this last night in a social media post, stating that they will "keep developing games we know our fans will love while continuing to support and improve High on Life". You can take a look down...
News High On Life Is Now Officially One Of The Biggest Xbox Game Pass Launches Of All Time
"We’ve been blown away by the response..."
Yesterday, we highlighted how the new Xbox console exclusive High On Life was dominating the Xbox and PC charts, and it's now been officially crowned the biggest Xbox Game Pass launch of 2022. Microsoft says this is "measured in terms of engagement, based on the number of hours play
News High On Life Is Dominating The Charts Right Now, And Team Xbox Is Thrilled About It
Update: Xbox has now officially crowned High On Life as the biggest Game Pass launch of 2022! <related ids="142900"> Original story: Well, it's fair to say High on Life has been a huge success. The wacky shooter launched on Xbox Game Pass earlier in December , and at first glance, it appears to have already est
News High On Life Update 2 Now Live On Xbox Game Pass, Here Are The Full Patch Notes
Xbox One improvements, audio balancing & more
High on Life developer Squanch Games has quickly begun pushing out patches for the game over the past few days, with the first update making big improvements to performance on Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S in particular. Now, it's just received a second update targeting a variety of other upgrades, as...
Talking Point Are You Enjoying 'High On Life' On Xbox Game Pass?
Love it? Hate it? Come tell us!
High on Life has been in players' hands for a few days now, with the game marking one of 2022's final major Xbox releases. Luckily for us, that release has included a day one Xbox Game Pass arrival, allowing millions of Xbox fans to go hands-on this week. There's quite a lot to High on Life — including the ability...
News Justin Roiland: High On Life Features 'So Many' Secrets Players Will Be 'Discovering For Months'
"We tried to cram a lot of that into this game"
High on Life has now entered the lives of Xbox Game Pass players, and it's safe to say the game's unique brand of comedy has proved divisive. The gist of things is that some people will love it and some people will hate it, which is probably to be expected looking at Justin Roiland's previous work, and...
Random High On Life Includes The Full Versions Of Four Classic Movies
From the 70s, 80s and 90s
If you've been playing High on Life on Xbox Game Pass this week, you may have noticed that the game includes some real-world movie content — in fact, it actually includes four feature-length films from the 70s, 80s and 90s! The one that's getting the most attention right now is Tammy and the T-Rex, which is a 1994 sci-fi...
News High On Life's First Patch Is Out Now, Improved Performance & Bug Fixes
Here's the full list of what's included
Well, that was quick! Less than 24 hours after the game first arrived on Xbox Game Pass, High on Life has just received a day one patch across Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S and PC, targeting some key improvements. Crucially, this patch is said to offer "improved performance across Xbox One and Xbox...
Review High On Life - Bland Shooting Action Meets Stoner Humour That's An Acquired Taste
Like, seriously though bro, it's on Game Pass. Hahaha, you said ass.
Note: This review is for the PC version of High on Life, as we didn't receive Xbox code until this week. You'll find some early impressions based on the Xbox Series X version of the game in the "Second Opinion" section. OK. Look. We've been deep in conversation about High On Life...
News Two Games Are Available Today With Xbox Game Pass (December 13)
Higher and higher, baby
It's your latest Xbox Game Pass drop day, folks! Two titles are coming to the library today, December 13th, including the much-anticipated High on Life from developer Squanch Games. Elsewhere, we've got another simulator launching straight onto Game Pass in the form of Potion Craft: Alchemist Simulator. Here's an...
Video Here's 14 Minutes Of Pre-Release 'High On Life' Gameplay
High on knives too
High on Life finally hits Xbox Game Pass in just a few hours as part of the December 2022 Xbox Game Pass lineup, and ahead of that launch we've been spending plenty of time with the PC version to see how things are shaping up thus far. The result of that test is this very video, featuring 14 minutes of brand-new High on Life...
Roundup Here's What The Critics Are Saying About 'High On Life' On Xbox Game Pass
The first reviews are in
It's time! High on Life has been our most highly anticipated Xbox Game Pass release of December 2022 for a very long time now, and it's finally set to arrive in just a few short hours - the official release date is Tuesday, December 13th. <related ids="142244"> Ahead of the release, critics have been going hands-on...
Guide High On Life Release Date, Release Times & Preload Details On Xbox Game Pass
Update: Full preload now available!
High on Life is one of the most highly anticipated Xbox Game Pass games for December 2022, and it's finally almost here! The game, which comes from the mind of Justin Roiland (Rick & Morty, Solar Opposites), sees you wielding a variety of talking guns to become a deadly bounty hunter, complete with some really...
News 'High On Life' Is Bursting With Personality In New Extended Gameplay Footage
Just a few short weeks to go!
High on Life is almost here, with its Xbox Game Pass launch currently set for mid-December 2022. Ahead of time, the team has released another extended gameplay video — this time a 25-minute-long clip — and all of High on Life's quirky personality is absolutely on show. The sequence takes us through a variety of the...
Interview 'High On Life' Dev Talks Xbox, Game Length And Living Up To The Hype
Launching day one on Xbox Game Pass this December!
Squanch Games' High on Life is one of the most highly anticipated Xbox Game Pass launches we've seen in 2022, and for good reason! The game, which is the brainchild of Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland, attracted massive hype over the summer in response to it
News High On Life Runtime Revealed Ahead Of Xbox Game Pass Launch
As part of our exclusive interview!
Of all the Xbox Game Pass games left to release in 2022, High on Life is definitely the most highly anticipated for us here at Pure Xbox. The game generated massive hype over the summer, and it looks a total blast to play. In our exclusive interview with Mike Fridley (Studio Director, Squanch Games), we asked him...
News High On Life Dev: Xbox Has Been 'An Absolute Dream' To Work With
"Game Pass is a perfect fit for us"
We at Pure Xbox recently had a chance to conduct an exclusive interview with Mike Fridley (Studio Director, Squanch Games) about all things High on Life ahead of its launch this December, and Fridley had some particularly nice things to say about the team's partnership with Xbox throughout the development process...
News High On Life Is 'Organically Replayable', According To Final Preview
And it comes to Game Pass this year!
Colourful, bonkers shooter High on Life hits Xbox Game Pass in December, and we can say we've been pretty interested in this one ever since we heard its roster of talking weapons grace early gameplay clips. In a final video preview with IGN ahead of launch, we can see more of the game's crazy world on show, and...
News High On Life Dev Shows Off Fresh Gameplay Ahead Of Xbox Game Pass Launch
Catch 'Zephyr Paradise' in action
High on Life looks to be taking part in 'IGN First' this month, where the outlet will showcase a bunch of exclusive info on the game in the run up to launch. That partnership has delivered another showing of extended gameplay for us all, this time featuring a brand new biome. The 'Zephyr Paradise' level is on show...
News High On Life's Xbox Game Pass Launch Was Partly Delayed Due To God Of War, Call Of Duty
High on time
High on Life recently got pushed back to a December 13th launch on Xbox Game Pass (despite Microsoft's release date oopsie last week), and the developer has now revealed a reason for the delay, or part of the reason at least. Basically, it has a lot do with avoiding the big guns this fall. In an interview with
News Xbox Accidentally Tells Everyone 'High On Life' Is Out Now On Game Pass
It looks like someone at Xbox might have pressed a button a bit early or something over the weekend, as a whole bunch of Xbox Game Pass members received the unlikely notification that High On Life was "now playable" on the service! It ended up causing a little bit of confusion, with pockets of social media threads showing up:
Video Here's A Full 25 Minutes Of Xbox Game Pass Shooter 'High On Life'
It's looking wacky
High On Life has been getting some attention as of late, especially once the colourful shooter was confirmed as an Xbox Game Pass launch title. Up until Gamescom though we hadn't really seen much uncut gameplay, but following the recent boss battle trailer comes a full 25 minutes of High on Life. This video shows a
News 'High On Life' Extended Boss Fight Gameplay Shown Ahead Of Xbox Game Pass Launch
We're high on this one
Well, we knew High on Life was coming to Gamescom Opening Night Live, and true to their word, the development team has showcased a lengthy look at one of the game's boss fights. We must admit, we thought the gunplay here looks a tad clunky, but hopefully that'll be cleaned up ahead of launch. The rest of it though, from the...
News Two More Games Added To September 2022's Xbox Game Pass Lineup
Along with news of a delay
We do love a bit of Xbox Game Pass news, especially when the games aren't far away! The latest reveals are both for September 2022, and they come in the form of Beacon Pines and Slime Rancher 2, which will be heading to the service on day one on September 22nd. These join Disney Dreamlight Valley, Train Sim World 3,
News Xbox Game Pass Shooter 'High On Life' Confirmed For Gamescom Showcase
An "exclusive new look" is coming to Opening Night Live
High On Life is rapidly shooting up our most anticipated list, especially concerning upcoming Game Pass titles. This uniquely-colourful shooter was revealed at Xbox's summer showcase, and it's a console launch exclusive as well! Gamescom Opening Night Live host Geoff Keighley has now confirmed...
News Xbox Launch Exclusive 'High On Life' Was Once Meant For Google Stadia, Says Report
As was 2K's 'The Quarry'
High On Life garnered some much-deserved attention at the Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase, for its distinct visual style and unique take on the first person shooter. Well, as it turns it out it was once a Google Stadia title, before Xbox scooped it up for a Game Pass release. A new report by Axios details a couple of...
News 'High On Life' Debuts Its Sci-Fi Shooter On Xbox Game Pass This October
From Rick and Morty’s Justin Roiland
One of the highlights of the Xbox Game Pass roundup from this week's Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase 2022 was High On Life, which is a brand-new sci-fi shooter from Rick and Morty co-creator Justin Roiland. It's officially described as "a first-person shooter, with a real step up into A-level comedy you...