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64-Bit Filter Coming Soon to Yooka-Laylee

For those who love Yooka-Laylee but miss the nostalgic N64 style of Playtonic's Banjo-Kazooie roots, an update that puts a 64-bit filter on the game is coming soon.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 26 comments

Black Desert Open Beta Slated For November 8th

Pearl Abyss' highly anticipated MMORPG, Black Desert, will be receiving an open beta starting November 8th through November 12th. Sign up through the official website to receive exclusive items when the game launches.

Posted 1 month ago by Ozan Erhalac, 11 comments

Fortnitemares Bring Scares and Weapons to Fortnite

The Fortnightmares event has begun and it paves the way for new weapons and heroes to arrive soon in Battle Royal and Save The World.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 1 comment

Super Mega Baseball 2 Update 5 Changes Pennant Races

Update 5 has now gone live and includes major alterations to the Pennant Race mode, like changes to Ego, Rating, matchmaking, and locking players to a single team for the entire race.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 6 comments

Wargroove Delayed Until Next Year

Chucklefish has announced that their Advance Wars-esque title Wargroove has been delayed until next year to allow the team to provide the most robust package possible, and have broken down what we might see on day 1.

Posted 1 month ago by Andy Mills, 3 comments

Fortnite Save the World Free-to-Play Delayed Until 2019 and Updates Announced

With the stratospheric rise of Fortnite Battle Royale, fans will now have to wait until 2019 for the similarly promised free-to-play offering for Save the World. In the meantime, Epic Games has offered some freebies.

Posted 1 month ago by James Kearle, 17 comments

New Xbox Releases: Week Beginning October 22nd, 2018

This week is a rarity for new releases. There are ten titles showing up this week, and only three of them are only available digitally.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 37 comments

TGN Podcast: Fallout 76, Red Dead Redemption 2, Black Ops 4, XO18 and More

Welcome to episode three of the TGN podcast, where Ollie, Sam and I discuss all of the hottest news and the biggest games from the past seven days.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 17 comments

Are Four More Xbox Game Pass Titles Arriving for Halloween?

Four more titles have shown up in the recently added Game Pass section of the console dashboard in certain regions, although players are not yet able to install them.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 34 comments

Skyhill Trailer Shows Us How To Survive A Zombie Apocalypse In a Hotel

Perry, who has takesn shelter in Skyhill Hotel's penthouse suite, must scavenge, craft, kill and survive his way through 100 floors in this survival rogue-like indie game by Mandragora Games.

Posted 1 month ago by Ozan Erhalac, 5 comments

Sinner: Sacrifice for Redemption Hits Xbox Game Pass

Released today, Sinner: Sacrifice for Redemption has joined the program and is available for Game Pass members to try out now.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 25 comments

Fortnite v6.10 Patch Comes With A New Vehicle, New Weapons, and Plenty More

The latest title update for the hugely popular third-person shooter, Fortnite, comes in the form of patch v6.10. It includes a wide range of new content in addition to a lengthy list of bug fixes and improvements.

Posted 1 month ago by Ashley Woodcock, 0 comments

[UPDATE] Five Titles Leaving Xbox Game Pass at the End of October 2018

We've come to the middle of October, and today we've learned there will be four titles leaving Xbox Game Pass at the end of the month.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 76 comments

Revenant Dogma Review

In a world where two species coexisted happily until one received divine power, you play as a human named Caine. Along with your friends, you must fight enemies and search for relics in order to restore the peace.

Posted 1 month ago by Megan Walton, 10 comments

Hellion's Escape Comes To The Console Versions Of City Of Brass

A month after the update initially released on PC, Uppercut Games has released Hellion's Escape for the console versions of City of Brass, as well as revealing what we can expect to see next with a look at Alchemist's Draft.

Posted 1 month ago by Andy Mills, 3 comments

The Haunted Hallows Event Begins for Rocket League

Rocket League's Halloween events has arrived. Play for candy-corn currency in the limited-time Haunted Hallows event for unique items and prizes.

Posted 1 month ago by Nicole René, 5 comments

Hand of Fate 2 Update and DLC Launch Today

Defiant Development has announced that new DLC for Hand of Fate 2 launches today, along with the free "Combat Reforged" update which will improve battle mechanics and rebalance enemies and equipment.

Posted 1 month ago by Lucy Wood, 1 comment

Earthfall Invasion Update Will Add New Game Mode

Holospark has announced a free update for first person shooter Earthfall, adding two highly requested features and improving the weapon sounds in the game.

Posted 1 month ago by Lucy Wood, 5 comments

Master the Elements as a Wizard in Black Desert

Combat videos are starting to be released regularly for the numerous classes found in Black Desert. This video showcases the elemental abilities that can be used by the Wizard class.

Posted 1 month ago by Ethan Anderson, 7 comments

Fortnite v6.02 Update Adds New Modes and Fixes

The v6.02 patch notes for Fortnite are out, with more bling, bang, and boom! Featuring Disco Domination, Quad Rocket Launchers, and Noble Launchers.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Bricker, 0 comments

TGN Podcast: Red Dead Redemption 2, xCloud, Bully 2 Rumours and More

Welcome to this week's TGN podcast, where this week I was joined by Ollie and Sam, as we discuss the Red Dead Redemption 2 trophy list leak, rumours of Bully 2, xCloud and more.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 17 comments

Party Up in SMITE for Double Worshipers, XP and Favor

This weekend in SMITE, players can earn double worshipers, experience and favor while playing in a party. It's the ideal time to increase your account level or god mastery levels and earn some favor.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 1 comment

Darkest Dungeon's Color of Madness DLC Launches for Xbox One

Darkest Dungeon's "The Color of Madness" DLC has made its way from PC to Xbox One, launching for US$4.99 or regional equivalent. The DLC adds the new Farmstead region and more.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 4 comments

Anodyne Review

Anodyne uses certain elements from early 2D Legend of Zelda titles while managing to put its own spin on them, which ends up resulting in a unique adventure that should not be missed by fans of the genre.

Posted 1 month ago by Ethan Anderson, 10 comments

The Thrice Damned Begins in Strange Brigade with Isle of the Dead

Rebellion has continued their plan to support the game by releasing the first part of their three-part campaign known as The Thrice Damned, as well as a new character and more maps.

Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 10 comments

New Xbox Releases: Week Beginning October 8th, 2018

The latest Call of Duty arrives this week having moved out of its usual November release window. Joining it at retail is a new Warhammer 40,000 title, while WWE 2K19 arrives for all players.

Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 27 comments

Modus Games To Publish Lost Words: Beyond the Page

Sketchbook Games have announced that they've teamed up with publisher Modus Games for their debut title Lost Words: Beyond the Page. Modus will help to bring the puzzle platformer to consoles in 2019.

Posted 2 months ago by Andy Mills, 1 comment

No Man’s Sky Vehicle Update Now Live on Xbox One

Update 1.63 offers the usual bug fixes and quality of life improvements but also brings additional vehicles to craft and better sharing of race tracks

Posted 2 months ago by Richard Dobson, 0 comments

Minit Update Adds Speedrun Setting Plus Speedrun Competition

Minit's latest update has added a new speedrun setting. The patch also has "tweaks, fixes" and Japanese, Simplified Chinese, or Korean language options.

Posted 2 months ago by Kelly Packard, 1 comment

SMITE Change & Choices Patch Adds New Console UI and More

Patch 5.18: Change & Choices brings a whole new look to the console user interface, continues the Hera's Odyssey event, and brings the usual list of bug fixes and balance adjustments.

Posted 2 months ago by Kelly Packard, 4 comments

Amnesia: Collection Review

From the team behind SOMA, The Amnesia series has finally come to Xbox. If you're a horror fan who missed it until now, consider it a must-play. The Dark Descent is an especially memorable entry in the genre.

Posted 2 months ago by Mark Delaney, 11 comments

Bomber Crew USAAF DLC Will Add New Campaign and Plane

Runner Duck Games has announced an American-themed DLC for their WWII survival simulator Bomber Crew, which will add a new campaign and Enemy Access to the game.

Posted 2 months ago by Lucy Wood, 4 comments

Giveaway: Bridge Constructor Portal and Tempest 4000 Retail Bundle (US ONLY)

or our next site competition, we've teamed up with at US distributor Nighthawk Interactive to give away 10 bundles containing Xbox One retail copies of Bridge Constructor Portal and Tempest 4000.

Posted 2 months ago by Dave Horobin, 141 comments

The Harvest Festival Hall Halloween Event Returns to TERA

Embrace the halloween spirit by particiapting in the returning Harvest Festival Hall event. Collect candy and exchange them for various prizes, including two exclusive event items: Boneshaker mount and Boo the Ghost Pet.

Posted 2 months ago by Ozan Erhalac, 1 comment

TGN Podcast: Assassin's Creed Odyssey, Harry Potter RPG Leak and More

Welcome to the first episode of the TGN podcast, where this week I was joined by Ollie and Sam, as we discuss the newly released AC Odyssey, the leaked Harry Potter RPG, and the new Red Dead Redemption 2 trailer.

Posted 2 months ago by Dave Horobin, 17 comments

Surf 'n' Turf DLC Revealed For Overcooked! 2

After a small taste last week, Ghost Town Games and Team17 have revealed exactly what's they've been teasing for Overcooked! 2 with the beach-based Surf 'n' Turf DLC available now.

Posted 2 months ago by Andy Mills, 22 comments

Think of the Children Review

In Think of the Children, it's impossible not to think of the children. Keeping this ragtag bunch of hooligans alive is the bane of your existence. They will test you. They will break you.

Posted 2 months ago by Kelly Packard, 10 comments

Split The Room Is The Focus Of Latest The Jackbox Party Pack 5 Video

Jackbox Games have swiftly followed up looking at the returning You Don't Know Jack with a look at another of the games from the upcoming The Jackbox Party Pack 5. This time, it's new game Split the Room.

Posted 2 months ago by Andy Mills, 0 comments

New Xbox Releases: Week Beginning October 1st, 2018

At retail, the Assassin's Creed franchise heads to Greece, Forza arrives for everyone, there's a new Mega Man title, and WWE 2K19 becomes available for those who purchased the game's Deluxe Edition.

Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 17 comments

The Latest Jackbox Party Pack 5 Trailer Features You Don't Know Jack

You think you know about The Jackbox Party 5? Man, You Don’t Know Jack! Seriously. The latest trailer showcases the mini-game You Don’t Know Jack.

Posted 2 months ago by Will Cruz, 3 comments

Time Carnage First Impressions

What were to happen if the core arcade experience were ported to consoles? Would it still be as awesome? It's time to see if Time Carnage worth a shot or a skip. Check out my first impressions.

Posted 2 months ago by Will Cruz, 3 comments

Perform Black Magic as the Sorceress Class in Black Desert

Black Desert has been available on PC for some time now, but a few videos have been released here and there to familiarise Xbox owners with the game ahead of its console release. This one focuses on the Sorceress class.

Posted 2 months ago by Ethan Anderson, 2 comments

Overcooked and Stuntman: Ignition Now Free with Games with Gold

It's the start of a brand new month and that means that Xbox LIVE Gold members now have the chance to download two new games for free via October's Games with Gold.

Posted 2 months ago by Dave Horobin, 36 comments

Dungeon Defenders II Pirate Themed Expansion

"The Isle of Dread" expansion for Dungeon Defenders II includes new maps, enemies, features, changes, bug fixes and more. Check out the official trailer, or read through the full patch notes for a detailed breakdown.

Posted 3 months ago by Lucy Wood, 5 comments

No Man’s Sky Patch Adds New Community Research Mission

The latest update for No Man's Sky has added a new community research mission from the Space Anomaly, as well as resolving some high priority issues.

Posted 3 months ago by Lucy Wood, 0 comments

Fortnite Season Six Patch Notes

Season six of the Fortnite patch notes has been released, featuring new content and changes to both Battle Royale and Save The World.

Posted 3 months ago by Dave Bricker, 1 comment

Five Co-op EGX 2018 Games You Might Have Missed

One of the good things about EGX is the number of games where multiple players can sit down on the same console and have a good time. This year was no exception.

Posted 3 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 10 comments

TA Podcast: Forza Horizon 4, Telltale Layoffs, Fortnite Cross-Play and More

Welcome to episode 139 of the TrueAchievements podcast, which is full to the brim with our impressions of Forza Horizon 4, our thoughts on the demise of Telltale Games, and the announcements from Inside Xbox.

Posted 3 months ago by Dave Horobin, 19 comments

Avalanche Announces Date For Generation Zero's Closed Beta

With the increased focus on multiplayer for their next title, the Just Cause studio has revealed when they'll be hosting a closed beta for Generation Zero, with a few days left to sign up to take part.

Posted 3 months ago by Andy Mills, 6 comments

All Five Games Showcased In The Jackbox Party Pack 5 Trailer

In preparation for the release of The Jackbox Party Pack 5 next month, the team at Jackbox Games released a minute-long trailer showcasing each of the five games, complete with the narration of Cookie Masterson.

Posted 3 months ago by Andy Mills, 2 comments