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Rebecca Smith (punkyliar)

Rebecca is the Newshound Manager at TrueGaming Network. She has been contributing articles since 2010, especially those that involve intimidatingly long lists. When not writing news, she works in an independent game shop so that she can spend all day talking about games too. She'll occasionally go outside.
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Screenshot Saturday January 14th: LEGO Dimensions, Mutant Football League

Last Saturday, another 14 games provided screenshots of their upcoming titles. The subjects ranged from new levels to very minor details that might make all the difference when a game is released.

Posted yesterday, 5 comments

ID@Xbox Releases: Week Beginning January 16th, 2017

We may have seen two titles already this week, but there are plenty more to follow on Friday in case there was nothing that you fancied yet.

Posted yesterday, 11 comments

Weekend Headlines Jan 13-15th: Announcements, Updates and Trailers

At the end of last week, Nintendo revealed more details and games for their upcoming console. You would be forgiven for thinking that it was all that happened last weekend, but you would be wrong.

Posted 3 days ago, 9 comments

Screenshot Saturday January 7th: A Sneak Peek at Upcoming Titles

#ScreenshotSaturday is a Twitter tradition that has been going on for years. We take a look at some of the best images from last weekend.

Posted 10 days ago, 14 comments

Weekend Headlines Jan 6-8th: What Happened While We Were Away

Most people would expect Friday to Sunday to be quiet for gaming news. Well, it isn't. In a new feature, we're going to recap everything that happened while we were away over the previous weekend.

Posted 11 days ago, 10 comments

ID@Xbox Releases: Week Beginning January 9th, 2017

For years we have been detailing the release schedule of retail titles for the week ahead. Now, we've teamed up with ID@Xbox to bring you a list of downloadable titles that will be hitting the store over the next week.

Posted 11 days ago, 33 comments

[UPDATE] 'Tis the Season to be Delisted: More Xbox Games Removed from the Store

With the arrival of a new year comes the annual ritual of removing a small chunk of games from the store. Leading the way for 2017 is a group of licensed titles from Activision and some of Codemasters' older racing titles.

Posted 14 days ago, 111 comments

Hitchhiker Reveals Character Personalities

One of the key features of the gameplay is that each of the ten hitchhikers has their own personality. Today, we have details on each of the ten hitchhikers as whom you will be playing. Who will be your favourite?

Posted 1 month ago, 4 comments

CDF Starfighter Confirmed for Project Scorpio With VR Compatibility

Back in May, we revealed a space combat simulator called CDF Starfighter. Next year, the title will be coming to Project Scorpio and will be VR enabled.

Posted 1 month ago, 8 comments

Only One Day to Go Until Final Fantasy XV Hits Shelves

Players around the world are preparing for the imminent arrival of Final Fantasy XV. So is Noctis and his three friends, who are all hoping to have a road trip of a lifetime.

Posted 1 month ago, 6 comments

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Her Majesty's SPIFFING Review

Billy Goat Entertainment's Her Majesty's SPIFFING is an alternative and fantastical look at the events in Britain following the landmark decision to leave Europe, and its intention is to draw a laugh from you.

Posted 1 month ago, 11 comments

The Little Acre Review

Over the last couple of months, plenty of Adventure titles have been released. The Little Acre needs something special to make it stand out from the bunch but has it managed to do this?

Posted 1 month ago, 12 comments

Enigmatis 2: The Mists of Ravenwood Review

Bucking the curse of the middle episode, Enigmatis 2: The Mists of Ravenwood offers another solid storyline with plenty of supernatural tendencies, setting the scene nicely for the final part of the trilogy.

Posted 1 month ago, 15 comments

Yesterday Origins Review

Yesterday Origins is a game that seeks to bring challenge back to the genre. To be frank, it is the decision that turns out to be this game's saving grace.

Posted 1 month ago, 10 comments

Gears of War 4 Review

With The Coalition at the helm, many fans are apprehensive as to how the latest title will fare. Will it meet the standards set by Epic's trilogy, or will it be seen as a flop like People Can Fly's Gears of War: Judgment?

Posted 3 months ago, 79 comments

ReCore Review

Recore's open world 3D adventure gives the studio a chance to move away from their most famous creations, but will it be their next big hit?

Posted 4 months ago, 43 comments

Nightmares from the Deep 2: The Siren's Call Review

Nearly a year ago, Artifex Mundi crashed onto the Xbox One console with their debut title. With the anniversary of that title fast approaching, Artifex Mundi's latest title is the sequel to that game.

Posted 4 months ago, 10 comments

Momentum Review

Only the most patient players will succeed here and a completion will not be easy, but those that persist will be awarded with many hours of gameplay.

Posted 5 months ago, 23 comments

FRU Review

If you're a fan of Kinect, there's no reason why this game shouldn't be in your collection because FRU is a game that is testament to what could be achieved with Microsoft's peripheral.

Posted 6 months ago, 9 comments

Kung-Fu for Kinect Review

If I asked you to think of the title that you had most wanted to see on the Xbox One as a HD remaster, I'm willing to bet that Kung-Fu High Impact wasn't high on anybody's list. Yet, here is Kung-Fu for Kinect.

Posted 6 months ago, 12 comments

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Gimme Five (Win 10) Achievements Revealed

Three months ago, we were able to reveal that Gimme Five (Win 10) would be receiving an update to give it Xbox Live features on Windows 10. We can exclusively reveal the achievement list for the game.

Posted 1 month ago, 36 comments

Dishonored 2 Achievements Revealed

On November 11th, Corvo returns to the fray with a new story, a new setting and a new companion. What can we expect from the game's achievement list?

Posted 2 months ago, 25 comments

TA@EGX 2016: Sonic Mania Showcases Green Hill and Studiopolis

SEGA announced that they would be publishing two Sonic the Hedgehog titles next year, beginning with Sonic Mania. This year at EGX, SEGA brought along two levels for players to try out.

Posted 3 months ago, 11 comments

TA@EGX 2016: Taken To Task By Dishonored 2

While gameplay for Dishonored 2 has been shown off in many different places, EGX was the first to let players get their own hands on the title. We just had to try it out.

Posted 3 months ago, 8 comments

TA@EGX 2016: Pixel Blimp Reveals Zone 100 and Puts Jump Stars Through Its Paces

Last year at EGX, we revealed Pixel Blimp's upcoming title Jump Stars. Not only was the game at EGX again this year, it was joined by another of their titles that was being revealed for consoles.

Posted 3 months ago, 0 comments

TA@EGX 2016: Little Nightmares Preview

Little Nightmares places players in the yellow raincoat of a small child called Six. She's currently living in a nightmare, stuck on a haunted ship called The Maw.

Posted 3 months ago, 2 comments

TA@EGX 2016: Wired Productions Announces Victor Vran and The Town of Light

As well as bringing We Sing and Super Dungeon Bros to EGX, publisher Wired Productions took the time to announce two more titles that they will be bringing to consoles. Of course, we tried out both of them.

Posted 3 months ago, 2 comments

TA@EGX 2016: Rising Star Brings 88 Heroes and a Conga Master to the Party

Publisher Rising Star returned to EGX this year with a new selection of four titles for attendees to try out. We got hands-on with 88 Heroes and Conga Master.

Posted 3 months ago, 1 comment

TA@EGX 2016: Gears of War 4 Brings Horde 3.0 to the Party

Microsoft didn't have much of a presence at EGX but the title that they did bring was a big draw for the crowds of attendees. We checked out Horde 3.0 to see just how the fans' favourite co-op mode was faring.

Posted 3 months ago, 10 comments

TA@EGX 2016: Yooka-Laylee Preview

When Project Ukulele was announced over 18 months ago, the excitement was real. Now known as Yooka-Laylee, we gatecrashed the Rezzed Zone at EGX to get a hands-on preview with the upcoming title.

Posted 4 months ago, 8 comments

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