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Live Stream Schedule and Giveaways for Week Commencing January 14th 2019

This week, we have four more ID@Xbox streams scheduled for your viewing pleasure over on our Mixer channel, and as always, we'll be giving away a code for each game we stream to a lucky viewer in the chat.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 5 comments

10 ID@Xbox Games Worth Getting Excited About in 2019

Last weekend, we previewed the first quarter of major video game releases. Today, we're focusing on some of the promising indie titles that you may have missed while saving up for the next AAA title.

Posted 1 month ago by Mark Delaney, 47 comments

SMITE Weekend Event Doubles Worshipers, XP, Favor and Fantasy Points

This weekend in SMITE, players can earn double everything as part of a weekend event. That's double worshipers, experience, favor and fantasy points.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 3 comments

Gang Beasts Delayed Again

The brawler title Gang Beasts has had its fair share of delays up to now. Originally promised back in 2018, it was then pushed back to January. According to a recent tweet, this release date has also been scrapped.

Posted 1 month ago by Nicole René, 14 comments

SMITE Patch 5.24 Adds King Arthur

The star of SMITE's latest patch, which hit consoles on Tuesday, is the newest playable character, King Arthur. The update also has bug fixes, balance changes and a new Arthurian event.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 2 comments

Giveaway: Win an Xbox One Code for Below

For our next site competition, we're giving you the chance to win an Xbox One download code for Below, which released in December via the ID@Xbox program.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 224 comments

Final v7.10 Content Update Extends the 14 Days of Fortnite

Today sees the introduction of the final content update for v7.10, and it brings along three new weapons, a new DM arena, and an extension to the 14 Days of Fortnite event.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 9 comments

Weekend Announcements January 4th-6th: Sydney Hunter, The Hatching, and More

There are five games for you to see today, most of which will be coming to Xbox One courtesy of the ID@Xbox programme.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 1 comment

Lovecraftian Horror Title Conarium to Release in February

The H.P. Lovecraft-inspired horror adventure Conarium is on its way to release, but there's one final trailer to see before arrival. Inspired by the novella "At the Mountains of Madness," the title will also be arriving in 4K.

Posted 1 month ago by Nicole René, 6 comments

New Xbox Releases: Week Beginning January 7th, 2019

Namco Bandai's Tales of Vesperia makes the jump from Xbox 360 to Xbox One, while digitally, IO Interactive's Hitman: Blood Money and Hitman: Absolution do the same as part of the Hitman HD Enhanced Collection.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 11 comments

Alvastia Chronicles Announced For Xbox And Windows 10

Alvastia Chronicles is a new classic turn based RPG, with similarities akin to Final Fantasy and Suikoden. You’ll explore a retro world with more than 100 companions.

Posted 1 month ago by CognitiveCaveat, 6 comments

Drinkbox Studios Reveal Xbox One Release Date For Guacamelee! 2

Following a period of timed exclusivity, developer Drinkbox Studios have now revealed exactly when we can expect to see Guacamelee! 2 on Xbox One with a special discount for those who pre-order the title.

Posted 1 month ago by Andy Mills, 7 comments

RemiLore Dev Diaries Detail The Four Seasons, Gameplay Systems and Modes

A couple of developer videos have come to light from developer Pixellore, the team behind the upcoming Roguelite, ID@Xbox title RemiLore. Learn more on the Four Seasons, the gameplay system, and different modes.

Posted 1 month ago by Ashley Woodcock, 4 comments

Have A Listen To Another Theme From Wargroove

Developer Chucklefish and composer Phonetic Hero have released a new track to listen to while we wait for the upcoming Wargroove. This time, it's the theme for Valder, a commander of the Felheim Legion.

Posted 1 month ago by Andy Mills, 2 comments

December 2018 Delistings: Middle-Earth, Monster Jam, and Milestone

December has seen a grand total of seven Xbox One games, two Xbox Live Arcade games, and nine Xbox 360 Games on Demand removed from the Microsoft Store.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 42 comments

Xbox Game Pass Additions Announced for the Start of January 2019

There will be a total of six titles arriving within the next couple of weeks beginning tomorrow, and one of them is the final game in the Life Is Strange franchise.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 106 comments

Giveaway: Win an Xbox One Code for Ashen

For our next site competition, we're giving you the chance to win an Xbox One download code for Ashen, which released in December via the ID@Xbox program.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 273 comments

The Last Night Encounters Development Woes

The last we heard about the game was a road to E3 trailer. Through 2018, it seems like things haven't been going as swimmingly as they were in that final video.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 18 comments

Last Day of the Holiday Sales - Don't Forget to Pick Up Those Bargains!

The new year may well have started, but some of the holiday sales that begun at the end of last year are still running, meaning there's still time to pick up some bargains if you haven't done so already.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 30 comments

Celeste and Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light Now Free with Games with Gold

Now that January has begun, it means that two new games are available for Xbox LIVE Gold members to download for free through January's Games with Gold.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 24 comments

TGN Podcast: End of 2018 Review

Welcome to our end of year special, where Sam, Ollie and I were joined by our Editorial Manager, Mark, as we take our annual look back at the last 12 months of gaming.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 14 comments

Easiest Xbox Achievement Lists from December 2018

Don't say your final goodbyes to 2018 before you check out the last easy achievements story of 2018. This was our first year of doing the feature and you can bet we'll keep it going into 2019.

Posted 1 month ago by Mark Delaney, 39 comments

Train Sim World Brings the Long Island Winter Update

With another DLC set to arrive to consoles, Dovetail Games has released a new patch to fix any issues with the previous DLC, the Long Island Rail Road.

Posted 1 month ago by Nicole René, 7 comments

New Xbox Releases: Week Beginning December 31st, 2018

At this point, some people have already seen in the new year. Many others are busy making preparations to do so. Like last week, this has resulted in a very quiet week for new releases.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 1 comment

Gang Beasts Pushed to Release in January

The developers at Boneloaf were originally expecting their brawler title Gang Beasts to launch sometime in late 2018. Clearly, this didn't happen. But the team states that the launch isn't too far behind, and is set for January.

Posted 1 month ago by Nicole René, 12 comments

New Xbox Releases: Week Beginning December 24th, 2018

It's a quiet week for new releases, so much so that if you blink, you'll miss it. There's just a single ID@Xbox title being released this week plus the usual ACA NEOGEO offering.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 7 comments

The Swindle Makes Christmas Eve a Mean One

For many people, Christmas embodies the spirit of giving, and spending time with family and friends. The Swindle disagrees with this.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 13 comments

Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics Review

You'll take your squad on missions fighting Nazis and a bunch of eldritch horrors in an effort to ultimately...yes, I said eldritch horrors. There’s always a catch, isn’t there?

Posted 1 month ago by Kevin Tavore, 15 comments

theHunter: Call of the Wild Patch Fixes Performance Issues

theHunter: Call of the Wild has received some complaints regarding frame rate and other performance issues. The latest patch from Expansive Worlds is aimed at fixing these problems before the holidays arrive.

Posted 1 month ago by Nicole René, 4 comments

Subnautica Review

With Subnautica, developer Unknown Worlds Entertainment has crafted a memorable and unique title. Anyone venturing under the waves will remember the wonderfully vivid environments and sense of real discovery.

Posted 1 month ago by Andrew Ogley, 15 comments

Latest DayZ Patch Fixes Bugs and Crashing Servers

DayZ remains in Game Preview, but the developers are still working to improve their survival title. A new patch has arrived for consoles, set to fix various issues from servers that crash to missing textures throughout the world.

Posted 2 months ago by Nicole René, 4 comments

SMITE Holiday Festivities Triple Everything With Free Kuzenbo Skin

SMITE is among the legion of games hosting holiday events. This weekend, players can earn triple worshipers, experience, favor and fantasy points in matches. Snag a free Jingle Shells Kuzenbo skin for playing one match, too.

Posted 2 months ago by Kelly Packard, 5 comments

Ashen Review

Ashen is the long-awaited debut from New Zealand studio A44. Its influences are worn on its sleeve, but it manages to be more than homage thanks to an engrossing, gorgeous world that feels worth exploring every inch of.

Posted 2 months ago by Mark Delaney, 23 comments

Games with Gold Titles Revealed for January 2019

We still have 11 days of December left, but with the holiday season approaching fast, Microsoft has decided they're going to reveal the four titles we will see joining the Games with Gold program in January.

Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 209 comments

Giveaway: Win an Xbox One Code for Subnautica

For our next site competition, we've teamed up with Perfect World Entertainment to give away five Xbox One codes for the recently released Subnatica.

Posted 2 months ago by Dave Horobin, 354 comments

Weekend Announcements December 14-16th: Hovership Havoc, Kings of Lorn and More

We have five games that may have escaped your attention, and all of them will be arriving on the Xbox One and/or Windows 10 thanks to the ID@Xbox programme.

Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 2 comments

New Xbox Releases: Week Beginning December 17th, 2018

As can be expected in the week leading up to the holidays, retail releases are non-existent. There isn't even as many digital releases to cover up that defecit this week either.

Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 4 comments

The TrueAchievements Game of the Year 2018

Voting for the TrueAchievements Game of the Year 2018 ended earlier today and it is now time to reveal which games are the winners.

Posted 2 months ago by Dave Horobin, 158 comments

Seven Games Leaving Xbox Game Pass at the End of December 2018

Like last month, seven titles have been added to the Leaving Soon section of Xbox Game Pass and they'll disappear at the end of the month.

Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 75 comments

TGN Podcast: The Game Awards, 12 Days of Christmas Challenge and More

Welcome to episode 10 of the TGN podcast, where Sam, Ollie and I catch up with all of the news and announcements from The Game Awards and the hottest Xbox news.

Posted 2 months ago by Dave Horobin, 17 comments

Paladins: Champions of the Realm Update Brings Merry Mayhem to Xbox One

The "Merry Mayhem" update for Paladins: Champions of the Realm is now live on Xbox One, featuring new content, daily community events and a new Gift Giving Bundle.

Posted 2 months ago by Lucy Wood, 2 comments

Live Stream Schedule and Giveaways for Week Commencing December 17th 2018

This week, we have four more ID@Xbox streams scheduled for your viewing pleasure over on our Mixer channel, and as always, we'll be giving away a code for each game we stream to a lucky viewer in the chat.

Posted 2 months ago by Dave Horobin, 3 comments

Never Alone and Mercenaries: PoD Now Free with Games with Gold

We've reached the halfway point of the month, and of course, that means that Xbox LIVE Gold members now have the chance to download two new games for free.

Posted 2 months ago by Dave Horobin, 65 comments

Kevin's Christmas Cracker Fully Revealed For Overcooked! 2

After some teasing earlier in the week, Team17 and Ghost Town Games have fully revealed Kevin's Christmas Cracker -- a free festive-themed update available for Overcooked! 2 that adds new kitchens, recipes and more!

Posted 2 months ago by Andy Mills, 3 comments

Rocket League Frosty Fest Event Announced

Now that the holiday season is upon us, it's time for Frosty Fest! Frosty Fest is an event designed for the chance to earn new gifts and customized items.

Posted 2 months ago by CognitiveCaveat, 3 comments

RemiLore Receives A New Trailer

A brand-new trailer has been released for RemiLore. RemiLore is a rogue-lite adventure game set in the world of Ragnoah. You will take control of Remi and her faithful companion Lore to slash and blast your way through enemies.

Posted 2 months ago by Ozan Erhalac, 0 comments

Latest Crossout Patch Fixes Numerous Bugs and More

It's always good when developers return to their previously released titles to make desperately needed changes. Gaijin Entertainment is just the same, as they release yet another patch for their vehicle combat title Crossout.

Posted 2 months ago by Nicole René, 13 comments

The Best Reviewed Games on TrueAchievements in 2018 - Part Two

Following on from part one of our TrueAchievements Games of the Year 2018, it's time for part two and the final 12 games that received a score of 4.5 or higher in this year's official site reviews.

Posted 2 months ago by Dave Horobin, 38 comments

Giveaway: Win an Xbox One Code for Hello Neighbor: Hide and Seek

For our next site competition, we're giving you the chance to win an Xbox One download code for Hello Neighbor: Hide and Seek, which released last week via the ID@Xbox program.

Posted 2 months ago by Dave Horobin, 251 comments

Fatshark Releases New Trailer For Warhammer: Vermintide 2 Back To Ubersreik

While we wait for "Back to Ubersreik" to come to the Xbox One version of Warhammer: Vermintide 2, we can watch the trailer that Fatshark released for the hack-and-slasher's latest piece of DLC.

Posted 2 months ago by Andy Mills, 1 comment