Xbox Executive Mike Ybarra Under Fire for Anthem Tweets

Xbox Executive Mike Ybarra Under Fire for Anthem Tweets

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By Rebecca Smith
Industry
Crackdown 3: Wrecking Zone Review

Crackdown 3: Wrecking Zone Review

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Controversial Assassin's Creed Odyssey Trophy Renamed on PS4

Controversial Assassin's Creed Odyssey Trophy Renamed on PS4

Patch
Lost Planet Series And Resident Evil: Code Veronica X HD Now Backward Compatible

Lost Planet Series And Resident Evil: Code Veronica X HD Now Backward Compatible

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By Dave Horobin
Backwards Compatible
[UPDATE] Four More Titles Coming to Xbox Game Pass This Month

[UPDATE] Four More Titles Coming to Xbox Game Pass This Month

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By Rebecca Smith
Game Pass
Xbox Alpha and Alpha Skip Ahead Update Adds Console Restart to Power Menu

Xbox Alpha and Alpha Skip Ahead Update Adds Console Restart to Power Menu

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By Rebecca Smith
Hardware
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Sea of Thieves Reveals Plans for Next Update

In the latest weekly update, Executive Producer Joe Neate once again talks us through upcoming content and changes for Sea of Thieves.

Posted 15 hours ago by Rebecca Smith, 17 comments

Rocket League Update Enables Cross-Platform Parties

Patch v1.58 has arrived this week and it brings along cross-platfrom party functionality, as well as the start of Competitive Season 10, the rewards from Competitive Season 9, and a new Ball Physics Mutator.

Posted 15 hours ago by Rebecca Smith, 10 comments

Halo Infinite Development Wants to Avoid Crunch

343 Industries Studio Head Bonnie Ross explains the studio is taking their time with their next release, Halo Infinite, to make sure the studio avoids having to go into a severe crunch.

Posted 16 hours ago by Rebecca Smith, 26 comments

Lost Planet Series And Resident Evil: Code Veronica X HD Now Backward Compatible

Another five titles have joined the ever expanding Xbox Backward Compatibility program, including Lost Planet 2, Resident Evil Code: Veronica X HD and Lost Planet 3.

Posted 17 hours ago by Dave Horobin, 81 comments

Skull & Bones Gets a TV Series and the Game Isn't Even Out Yet

Ubisoft has decided to team up with Atlas Entertainment to create a TV series based on their upcoming pirate IP Skull & Bones.

Posted 18 hours ago by Rebecca Smith, 14 comments

Xbox Alpha and Alpha Skip Ahead Update Adds Console Restart to Power Menu

This week's Alpha and Alpha- Skip Ahead Insider ring update adds three new features to the console, as well as a few bug fixes.

Posted 19 hours ago by Rebecca Smith, 38 comments

Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles Review

Yonder is the type of game I wish we had a lot more of on Xbox. Its quaint and relaxed nature is a breath of fresh air and an easy recommendation for families playing together. It's approachable, adorable, and fosters joy.

Posted 20 hours ago by Mark Delaney, 9 comments

Paradox Interactive Partners With Microsoft To Bring Mods To Xbox One

Microsoft have teamed up with Paradox Interactive to create Paradox Mods, a modding platform that will allow for mods to be easily available for the publisher's titles on both PC and Xbox One, starting with Surviving Mars.

Posted 20 hours ago by Andy Mills, 7 comments

Headlander, Batman, and Epic Mickey 2 Now Available in Xbox Game Pass

Yesterday, Microsoft revealed four more titles to be coming to Xbox Game Pass this month. Two of those titles are now available to download through the programme today.

Posted 21 hours ago by Rebecca Smith, 5 comments

We're Giving Away a Free Copy of DiRT Rally 2.0 in Our Next Mixer Stream

Head over to our mixer channel for a chance to win!

Posted 21 hours ago by HitmanOllie, 7 comments

Upcoming Red Dead Online Beta Update Adds More Game Modes

Next week, the team will be introducing another update to the Red Dead Online Beta that adds more game modes, weapons, clothing, emotes, and more.

Posted 21 hours ago by Rebecca Smith, 11 comments

Xbox Executive Mike Ybarra Under Fire for Anthem Tweets

Corporate Vice President Mike Ybarra is the one currently attracting the heat after he criticised reviewers who were complaining about some of Anthem's foibles.

Posted 21 hours ago by Rebecca Smith, 113 comments

Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles

Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles

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By Mark Delaney
Game review
Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown

Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown

9Comments
By Andrew Ogley
Game review
JackQuest: Tale of the Sword

JackQuest: Tale of the Sword

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By Ethan Anderson
Game review
Conarium

Conarium

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By Mark Delaney
Game review
505 Games Claims OVERKILL's The Walking Dead Isn't Cancelled

Console publisher 505 Games has now issued a statement that claims OVERKILL's The Walking Dead ISN'T cancelled, just delayed.

Posted 23 hours ago by Rebecca Smith, 17 comments

This Weekend's Xbox Live Gold Free Play Days: The Halo Wars Series

If you've never played the tactical spin-off to the hugely successful Halo series, this weekend is a great opportunity to try before you buy if you have Xbox Live Gold. Halo Wars is the subject of this weekend's Free Play Days.

Posted yesterday by Sam Quirke, 24 comments

Control Community Q&A with Courtney Hope

Control tells the story of Jesse Faden, the director of the Federal Bureau of Control. The character is portrayed by Courtney Hope, and she is the subject of the latest community Q&A.

Posted 2 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 4 comments

Metro Exodus Details Xbox Adaptive Controller Support

Developer 4A Games has worked closely with Microsoft to "streamline" the gaming experience with the Xbox Adaptive Controller.

Posted 2 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 14 comments

Red Hook Studios Announce Sequel To Darkest Dungeon

With sales of the original over two million, it should come as little surprise that Darkest Dungeon developer Red Hook Studios have just announced a sequel to the challenging turn-based tactical title.

Posted 2 days ago by Andy Mills, 6 comments

Paris Map Arrives in Overwatch

Three weeks ago, Blizzard Entertainment teased a new Paris map. Thanks to a new update this week, the map is now available for console players.

Posted 2 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 4 comments

Giveaway: Win an Xbox One Code for Pumped BMX Pro

Giveaway: Win an Xbox One Code for Pumped BMX Pro

86Comments
By Dave Horobin
Contest
Vote Now for March 2019's TA Playlist Game

Vote Now for March 2019's TA Playlist Game

123Comments
By Mark Delaney
Community event
Giveaway: Win an Xbox One Code for 39 Days to Mars

Giveaway: Win an Xbox One Code for 39 Days to Mars

178Comments
By Dave Horobin
Contest
Walkthroughs Update: January 2019

Walkthroughs Update: January 2019

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By Dang3R Gaming
Community news
Giveaway: Win an Xbox One Code for Wargroove

Giveaway: Win an Xbox One Code for Wargroove

225Comments
By Dave Horobin
Contest
The Best ID@Xbox Games Available in 2019

The number of ID@Xbox games available on the Xbox One is growing at a rapid rate. To help make sure that you're not missing out on any of the hidden gems, here's our list of the best ID@Xbox available to play now.

Posted 2 days ago by Dave Horobin, 34 comments

Giveaway: Win an Xbox One Code for Pumped BMX Pro

For our next site competition, we're giving you the chance to win an Xbox One download code for Pumped BMX Pro, which released on the Xbox One earlier this month via the ID@Xbox program.

Posted 2 days ago by Dave Horobin, 86 comments

Fortnite Update Introduces Driftboards

The patch adds Driftboards to all three game modes, adding style and flair to your travels across the map. There are also two Limited Time Modes for Battle Royale and a new Weekly Challenge for Save The World.

Posted 2 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 7 comments

30-Minute Completion Daggerhood Releases Today

Daggerhood looks set to become popular purely because you can get the full 1,000 Gamerscore in approximately 20-30 minutes, making it a very quick Gamerscore boost.

Posted 2 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 15 comments

Details Revealed For Anthem's Day One Patch

Anthem has been plagued by various bugs and issues during its time in early access. To ensure it has a smoother ride post-release, Bioware are preparing a hefty day one patch. See here for details.

Posted 2 days ago by James Kearle, 24 comments

Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown Review

Ace Combat has a long history, but that's hardly true on Xbox specifically. Skies Unknown is just the third game on an Xbox console, but thankfully for dogfighting flight game fans, it's an excellent return to form and platform.

Posted 2 days ago by Andrew Ogley, 9 comments

Get Crackdown 3 for £10 When You Purchase an Xbox One Controller (UK Only)

Get Crackdown 3 for £10 When You Purchase an Xbox One Controller (UK Only)

37Comments
By Dave Horobin
Sale
The 10 Quickest Game Completions from the February 19th Xbox Sale

The 10 Quickest Game Completions from the February 19th Xbox Sale

16Comments
By Dave Horobin
Sale
Xbox 360 Sale Roundup: February 19th, 2019

Xbox 360 Sale Roundup: February 19th, 2019

36Comments
By Jack Watling
Sale
ACA NEOGEO THE KING OF FIGHTERS 2003 Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up new achievements for ACA NEOGEO THE KING OF FIGHTERS 2003. There are 12 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, none of which are secret.

Posted 2 days ago by Rich Stone, 23 comments

Starbreeze Tells Sony That OVERKILL's The Walking Dead is Cancelled

Sony has started e-mailing all players who pre-ordered the game on PlayStation 4 and has begun issuing refunds, because the publisher has told them that the game has been cancelled.

Posted 2 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 43 comments

Microsoft Rewards Hot Deal: 20% Off £5 and £10 Xbox Gift Cards

The latest Hot Deal from Microsoft Rewards is giving members the chance to redeem their accrued reward points in exchange for £5 and £10 Xbox Gift Cards for 20% off until March 18th.

Posted 2 days ago by Dave Horobin, 45 comments

[UPDATE] Four More Titles Coming to Xbox Game Pass This Month

Microsoft has revealed four more titles that will be joining the programme, bringing the total number of February releases to ten.

Posted 2 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 55 comments

Free Crackdown 3 Bonus Pack Tides Players Over Until Next Update

While the team wishes to assure players they're diligently working on issues, they've released a free "Bonus Pack" DLC for players to tide them over until the updates appear.

Posted 2 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 32 comments

Apex Legends Havoc Energy Assault Rifle Arrives Today

The Havoc Energy Assault Rifle will be making its debut, and developer Respawn teased the weapon in the briefest of trailers shown during the second Rivals event.

Posted 2 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 23 comments

With Metro Exodus, A Niche Series Finally Gets Its Deserved Attention

With Metro Exodus, A Niche Series Finally Gets Its Deserved Attention

61Comments
By Mark Delaney
Op-Ed
Weekend Conversation: What's The Last Game That Really Captivated You?

Weekend Conversation: What's The Last Game That Really Captivated You?

139Comments
By Mark Delaney
Article
Looking For Love: Video Game Romances Done Right

Looking For Love: Video Game Romances Done Right

50Comments
By Andy Mills
Op-Ed
DiRT Rally 2.0 Interview with Chief Games Designer Ross Gowing

DiRT Rally 2.0 Interview with Chief Games Designer Ross Gowing

3Comments
By Dave Horobin
Article
The Division 2: Hands On with High-Level Agents in the End Game

The Division 2: Hands On with High-Level Agents in the End Game

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By Ashley Woodcock
Preview
JackQuest: Tale of the Sword Review

JackQuest: Tale of the Sword is a rather average experience, and there are far better options that explore the platforming and metroidvania genres in much more engaging ways.

Posted 2 days ago by Ethan Anderson, 3 comments

Hell Warders Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up new achievements for Hell Warders. There are 17 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, none of which are secret.

Posted 2 days ago by Rich Stone, 1 comment

Get Crackdown 3 for £10 When You Purchase an Xbox One Controller (UK Only)

If you've been keeping your eyes out for a deal on a new Xbox One controller and live in the UK, the Microsoft Store has a time-limited sale that might be worth looking at.

Posted 2 days ago by Dave Horobin, 37 comments

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy Achievements Revealed for Japanese Version

We have just picked up new achievements for the Japanese version of Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy. There are 30 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, none of which are secret.

Posted 2 days ago by Sam Quirke, 22 comments

Daggerhood Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up new achievements for Daggerhood. There are 15 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, none of which are secret.

Posted 2 days ago by Rich Stone, 11 comments

Mortal Kombat 11 Tries to Shatter Sub-Zero’s Head

In the first episode of "The Science of Mortal Kombat", the team recruits MMA champion Daniel Cormier and Sufficiently Advanced’s Allen Pan to try and shatter Sub-Zero’s head for real.

Posted 3 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 16 comments

One Piece: World Seeker Trailer Spreads Karma

One of the gameplay features that will set this game apart is the new Karma system, which sees players opening up new side quests as they meet new characters. The latest trailer for the game shows this system in action.

Posted 3 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 6 comments

Conarium Review

There's no shortage of Lovecraft-inspired games these days, but Conarium blends adaptation and reimagining in a way that makes it a fun horror-adventure game best enjoyed by those who already appreciate Lovecraft.

Posted 3 days ago by Mark Delaney, 5 comments

DiRT Rally 2.0 Season One Content Confirmed

The game's Season Pass includes the first two seasons of content, and the developer has now confirmed what players can expect from the first season, which will begin on March 12th.

Posted 3 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 7 comments

Trials Rising Open Beta Now Available for Preloading

To help players prepare for a weekend of breaking bones and eating dirt, Ubisoft has made the Trials Rising open beta available for players to preload.

Posted 3 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 20 comments

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