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ID@Xbox Game Pass Stream Will Showcase Indie Games Coming to Xbox Game Pass

New ID@Xbox Game Pass stream will showcase some of the best ID@Xbox games that are coming soon to Xbox Game Pass.

Posted 15 hours ago by Dave Horobin, 15 comments

Generation Zero Readies For Release With A New Trailer

With co-operative shooter Generation Zero set to launch next week, Swedish developer Avalanche Studios have released a final trailer to entice players to take a trip to 1980s robot-ravaged Sweden.

Posted 2 days ago by Andy Mills, 8 comments

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided and What Remains of Edith Finch Now in Xbox Game Pass

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided and What Remains of Edith Finch are now available to download through the Xbox Game Pass programme.

Posted 2 days ago by Dave Horobin, 11 comments

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, Vampyr and More Set to Join Xbox Game Pass Soon

Following on from yesterday's teaser tweet, Microsoft has revealed details of the next six games that will be joining Xbox Game Pass in the next couple of weeks.

Posted 3 days ago by Dave Horobin, 68 comments

The 18 Quickest Game Completions from the March 19th Xbox Sale

Now that this week's Xbox One and Xbox 360 sales have both dropped, we thought we'd help you decide what to spend your hard-earned cash on by listing the quickest completions on offer.

Posted 4 days ago by Dave Horobin, 19 comments

The Culling Servers Will Close in May

The Culling was changed to a free-to-play format in November, but it seems like that didn't work either, because Xaviant has now announced the servers will close for the game in May.

Posted 4 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 32 comments

The Best Xbox One Simulation Games Available in 2019

Whether it's building a rapidly expanding metropolis, exploring distant galaxies, escaping from prison or simply tending to a farm, there's an ever-expanding library of simulation games available on the Xbox One.

Posted 5 days ago by Dave Horobin, 21 comments

Upcoming Livestreams: Blood Waves, Deponia Doomsday, and more

This week, we have four more ID@Xbox streams scheduled 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 5 days ago by HitmanOllie, 2 comments

Songbringer Patch Fixes Broken Achievement

Thanks to a patch released today, the Wizard achievement in Songbringer is now obtainable. There was no word on what else today's patch fixed.

Posted 8 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 10 comments

No Man's Sky Beyond Update Arrives This Summer

The latest of No Man's Sky's updates has been revealed, and "Beyond" will bring a "brand-new social and multiplayer experience" to players on all consoles.

Posted 8 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 10 comments

Giveaway: Win an Xbox One Code for Black Desert

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

Posted 9 days ago by Dave Horobin, 234 comments

DayZ Leaves Game Preview on March 27th

Bohemia Interactive revealed that their open world survival title DayZ will be receiving an update at the end of this month, and it will be leaving Xbox Game Preview on the same day.

Posted 10 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 12 comments

The Occupation Review

The Occupation does so much so well that I can sense it'll be one of those games I won't shut up about this year. Unraveling a political conspiracy drama in an investigative, combat-free immersive sim is as fun as that sounds.

Posted 11 days ago by Mark Delaney, 12 comments

Fortnite Will Add an Undo Purchase Button in a Future Update

Epic Games had previously tried to remedy accidental purchases by adding a token system. Now the developer has revealed they'll be introducing an "undo" button to the store page in a future update.

Posted 11 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 10 comments

Generation Zero Collector's Edition is Now Horseless

Due to supply issues, the version of the Collector's Edition that contained the horse will now be delisted and replaced with a new Collector's Edition.

Posted 15 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 9 comments

Fortnite Update Sends Players on a Treasure Hunt

Everybody loves a treasure hunt. Epic Games is hoping their players feel the same way because the latest update, v8.01, has introduced buried treasure to Fortnite's Battle Royale mode.

Posted 17 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 4 comments

Black Desert Called Out for Questionable Marketing Techniques

Several are upset with "scummy" marketing techniques after it turns out that the Standard Edition of the game has been joined by a base game option for a third of the price.

Posted 18 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 72 comments

Next Fortnite Season 8 Patch Will Tackle Audio Improvements

It seems like some people didn't feel like the sound adjustments matched up to the quality of the other Season 8 changes, and Epic Games will be making alterations to some of those aspects in an upcoming patch.

Posted 19 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 4 comments

Upcoming Livestreams

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 19 days ago by HitmanOllie, 1 comment

Black Desert: Everything You Need to Know In Five New Trailers

Before you make a start on Black Desert, take a quick look at the five new trailers released showcasing a few different factors of the game.

Posted 19 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 8 comments

Easiest Xbox Achievement Lists from February 2019

February brought a great number of easy achievement lists, including three more than can each be completed in under an hour. Not to be overlooked is also one AAA game that made the cut too. Find all 10 new games here.

Posted 22 days ago by Mark Delaney, 44 comments

Five Awkward Achievements Fixed in Latest Hotfix

Snap Finger Click has been working closely with Microsoft to come up with a fix for the problem, and this week a hotfix was issued that has once again allowed players to access solo mode.

Posted 23 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 18 comments

Fortnite Season 8 - All of the Biggest Changes

Fortnite Season 8 has created quite a few changes to which players must adjust, such as a giant volcano, or a three-way battle between pirates, ninjas, and abominable snowman for treasure where X marks the spot

Posted 23 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 11 comments

Dead Cells To Receive Huge Free DLC This Spring

If you liked critically acclaimed action-platformer Dead Cells, you're in luck, because it is getting DLC this Spring. Also, did we mention it's free?

Posted 24 days ago by James Kearle, 14 comments

Giveaway: Win an Xbox One Code for RIOT: Civil Unrest

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

Posted 24 days ago by Dave Horobin, 142 comments

Upcoming Livestreams

This week, we have four more 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 26 days ago by HitmanOllie, 9 comments

300,000 Xbox Players Tried the Black Desert Betas

With the full release fast approaching next week, the developer has revealed that 300,000 players tried out the game's different betas to explore several areas of the game.

Posted 26 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 21 comments

Fortnite Teases Pirates for Season 8

One of the things developer Epic Games loves to do is to tease players with upcoming content. Now they've gone a step further with a tweet that drops hints about pirates and buried treasure.

Posted 26 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 15 comments

World Enduro Rally Achievements Fixed After Patch

When World Enduro Rally released, the one-man developer team had plenty to handle for his racing title, including the world champion races that were missing upon release, voiding three achievements. Fortunately, there's a fix.

Posted 28 days ago by Nicole René, 23 comments

39 Days to Mars Review

As is often the case, another Steam indie has now made the jump to console. 39 Days to Mars is a puzzle game focused on the couch co-op experience, but don't be surprised if you've fallen out with your partner by the end.

Posted 29 days ago by Megan Walton, 2 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 30 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 10 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 30 days ago by Mark Delaney, 9 comments

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 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 35 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 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 103 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 1 month 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 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 17 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 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 56 comments

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 1 month ago by Ethan Anderson, 3 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 1 month ago by Mark Delaney, 6 comments

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

Now that this week's Xbox One and Xbox 360 sales have both dropped, we thought we'd help you decide what to spend your hard earned cash on by listing the quickest completions on offer.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 17 comments