All News tagged with 'Game Preview'

The Darwin Project Goes Free-To-Play This July

Having spent a few months in Xbox Game Preview, Canadian developer Scavengers Studio have announced that their battle royale game The Darwin Project will be shifting to a free-to-play model this July.

Posted yesterday by Andy Mills, 9 comments

Weekend Announcements June 15-17th: Enlisted, Nidhogg 2, Jengo and More

After a break last week during E3, we have to return with Weekend Announcements this week as we have nine new titles coming to Xbox One.

Posted 2 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 5 comments

PixARK Explorer’s Guide Showcases Magic Forest Creatures

In the latest Explorers Guide from Snail Games' upcoming title PixARK, we learn about the creatures that dwell in the Magic Forest of the title which I'm sure many of you cannot wait to explore for yourselves.

Posted 7 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 1 comment

Astroneer Coming in December

Astroneer will leave Game Preview in December 2018. It’s all about setting down on the planet, building your base and take in the sights. You can do the same by watching the trailer from E3.

Posted 9 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 3 comments

Vigor is a Post Apocalyptic Survival Royale

It's a post-apocalyptic game that's mixing survival with battle royale. Only 12 players will play in any game, but that's ok because the objective is not to kill. It's to survive and scavenge everything you can.

Posted 10 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 2 comments

New E3 Trailer for PUBG Previews What's Coming

The Sanhok map is almost on PC, and Xbox players may want to know when it's coming. The answer? Summer 2018. Oh, and the fourth map also got teased - it's set in the snow.

Posted 12 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 11 comments

Wreckfest Trailer Shows Car Carnage

It’s just a week until launch for the early access version of Wreckfest on Steam, and the developers are celebrating with a new trailer for the car destruction racing game.

Posted 14 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 4 comments

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Gets Xbox One Patch #15

Following PUBG's Miramar map's official launch at the end of May, a followup patch has been released. The patch has some optimization fixes, improvements to Miramar and a new way for players to report team killers.

Posted 18 days ago by Kelly Packard, 3 comments

We Happy Few Video Gameplay Teaser Released

Compulsion Games released a new gameplay teaser for We Happy Few. In this video, we are introduced to the seemingly psychotic, apparently amnesiac hipster that is Ollie.

Posted 18 days ago by Dave Bricker, 5 comments

PixARK Update Adds Multiplayer

While several people were making use of the three day weekend that's just passed, the developers at Snail Games weren't resting on their laurels. The team took the opportunity to release official multiplayer servers.

Posted 24 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 2 comments

PixARK's Latest Explorer’s Guide Looks At Advanced Mechanics

Yet another explorer's guide has been released for Snail Game's upcoming sandbox title PixARK, with the focus this time being on the advanced mechanics of the game.

Posted 24 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 1 comment

PixARK Character Spotlight And Explorer’s Guide Videos Released

Snail Games USA released three new videos for PixARK. One video is a character spotlight, the other two are tutorials.

Posted 29 days ago by Dave Bricker, 1 comment

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Patch Details Released

It's May, which means a patch update for PUBG. The patch includes improvements to stability and optimization, plus the Miramar map.

Posted 29 days ago by Dave Bricker, 4 comments

Gwent Patch Revisits the Swap Mechanic

The latest update for Gwent: The Witcher Card Game revisits the Swap mechanic and is fittingly called the Swap Update. There have been some other balance changes and bug fixes as well.

Posted 29 days ago by Kelly Packard, 2 comments

Descenders Preview: Bunny Hopping, Breakneck Speed and Boss Jumps

Descenders is one of the newest entrants into Xbox's Game Preview program, launching on May 15th. Over the weekend, I got to spend some time seeing what the Preview version of the downhill biking title offers.

Posted 30 days ago by Kelly Packard, 4 comments

We Happy Few Refused Classification In Australia

Canadian developer Compulsion Games has run afoul of their Commonwealth cousins in Australia as the developer's next title We Happy Few has been refused classification by the country's ratings board.

Posted 30 days ago by Andy Mills, 48 comments

Deep Rock Galactic Update 13 Patch Details

Update 13 was just launched for Deep Rock Galactic. The team says it is more of an experimental update, with tweaks mostly to the health system.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Bricker, 0 comments

PUBG's Miramar Map Dated for Xbox One With Performance Patch

After a month of test weekends for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' Miramar map on Xbox One, developer Bluehole has announced the map will be officially released on the platform on May 24th.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 6 comments

Divinity: Original Sin 2 Enters Game Preview This Week

Helped by leaks from Microsoft's ship, publisher Bandai Namco has confirmed Divinity: Original Sin 2 is coming to Xbox Game Preview on May 16th.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 8 comments

New Xbox Releases: Week Beginning May 14th, 2018

This week, there are eight titles appearing on Xbox One and Windows 10, including the Ultimate Edition of State of Decay 2. Players who pre-ordered this get their hands on the game four days earlier than everybody else.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 16 comments

PUBG's Xbox One Miramar Servers Back for More Testing

PUBG's Xbox One test servers are back online for another weekend round of testing, which seems to be a regularity with the test servers having returned every weekend since testing began.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 3 comments

Astroneer's Rover Update Improves Vehicle Functionality

Astroneer's Rover Update is now live. As the name would imply, the addition of the small rover vehicle is the highlight of the new patch. With the launch of a new vehicle, it also made sense to overhaul the steering system.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 2 comments

PixARK Explorer’s Guides Cover Painting and Decorating Your Home

A couple of new Explorer's Guides have emerged from developer and publisher Snail Games' YouTube channel as the team continues to cover more content for their upcoming sandbox title PixARK.

Posted 1 month ago by Ashley Woodcock, 3 comments

Descenders Launches into Xbox Game Preview Next Tuesday

RageSquid and No More Robots have today revealed that Descenders, the extreme downhill mountain bike game, will launch on the Xbox One next Tuesday, via the Xbox Preview program.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 6 comments

PixARK Explorer’s Guides Introduce PixBlocks, Thunder Magic and Cyclops

Developer Snail Games began a series of Explorer's Guides videos to introduce players to different aspects of PixARK. Today, we add three more to the list: PixBlocks, thunder magic, and Cyclops.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 2 comments

EGX Rezzed 2018: Breaking Bones and Bikes In Descenders

The title aims for arcade fun, with players hurtling down a track at breakneck speed, performing stunts and trying their hardest to stay on the bike, something that's often easier said than done.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 2 comments

Conan Exiles Trailer Takes Us on a Journey

Developer Funcom has released a trailer showing the journey that players will undertake in a world that has greatly expanded in size.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 4 comments

PUBG’s New Miramar Server Goes Online Wednesday, April 25th

PC players hate it. Still, as Xbox players we know better and we want the map all the same. The good news is that public testing will begin this week at specific times.

Posted 1 month ago by Kevin Tavore, 10 comments

PixARK Explorer’s Guide Focuses On Creatures

The latest instalment in PixARK's Explorer Guide series has been released. This time around, Snail Games gives us a look at the many different creatures to be found in the Mountain Forest.

Posted 2 months ago by Ashley Woodcock, 2 comments

Free Play Days Begin April 19th for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds

Finishing off the news from the second episode of Inside Xbox was the announcement that PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds is the title that will be featured in Microsoft's Free Play Days from April 19th.

Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 16 comments

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Patch #12 Optimises Vehicles

Arriving today, Patch #12 continues to fix bugs and add gameplay improvements for different parts of the game, including increased damage in vehicle collisions and fixing the randomly flipping vehicles.

Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 11 comments

Deep Rock Galactic Gun and Tunnels Update Arrives

Developer Ghost Ship Games has combined the contents of updates 10 and 11 to get the Gun and Tunnels update, which is available now.

Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 0 comments

PixARK Explorer's Guides

The community team over at Snail Games is keen to help beginners to the world of PixARK get started with the basics of mining and building.

Posted 2 months ago by Andrew Ogley, 0 comments

PixARK Explorer's Guide to Quests

A new video from the Snail Games Community Team explains the quest system in PixARK, the voxel-based sandbox survival game set in the world of ARK: Survival Evolved.

Posted 3 months ago by Lucy Wood, 1 comment

New Xbox Releases: Week Beginning March 26th, 2018

This week, there are just six titles appearing on the Xbox One, but they include one of this month's biggest releases.

Posted 3 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 20 comments

Deep Rock Galactic Gets Beards N' Drills

The appropriately named Beards N' Drills adds new beard options, tweaks to the Driller class, and lots of other fixes.

Posted 3 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 2 comments

PixARK Explorers Guide to Taming

To prepare players for PixARK's arrival, developer Snail Games has started a video series of Explorers Guides, teaching players the basics of their upcoming game. The first of these videos introduces players to taming.

Posted 3 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 3 comments

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Gets Patch #11 on Xbox One

According to the developer, the patch is mainly "focused on continued performance optimization, and stability improvements across the family of Xbox consoles." There are also a couple changes to inventory management.

Posted 3 months ago by Kelly Packard, 11 comments

Deep Rock Galactic Xbox One Code Giveaway

For our next site competition, we're giving you the chance to win an Xbox One download code for Deep Rock Galactic, which released into the Xbox Game Preview program recently.

Posted 3 months ago by Dave Horobin, 255 comments

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Hotfix for Patch #9 Issues

The release of Patch #9 introduced a few new issues into the mix upon its release ten days ago. Now, Bluehole Studio has released a hotfix, Patch #10, to fix some of those issues.

Posted 3 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 13 comments

Darwin Project Open Beta Highlights Video Released

Scavengers Studio released a video for their recent open beta for The Darwin Project. The open beta video features players getting killed by other players in unusual ways.

Posted 3 months ago by Dave Bricker, 2 comments

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds to Get Achievements Soon

So that players know what to expect in the future, a spring roadmap has been released detailing all of the improvements they wish to make over the coming months.

Posted 3 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 74 comments

Conan Exiles Upcoming Changes Include New Weapon and Armor Tiers

Community Manager Jens Erik Vaaler was joined by Lead Designer Oscar Lopez Lacalle in their latest developer stream to discuss some of the upcoming changes that players can expect before the game's full release in May.

Posted 3 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 1 comment

New Xbox Releases: Week Beginning March 5th, 2018

Scribblenauts comes to Xbox for the first time, and Kylotonn Games takes players for a two-wheeled spin around the Isle of Man. There are eight digital titles, while Windows 10 gets Final Fantasy XV.

Posted 3 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 32 comments

The Darwin Project Dated for Xbox Game Preview, Details On Different Experiences

In Scavenger Studios' upcoming survival title, The Darwin Project, there will be three different ways you can experience the game. Play as either the contestant, show director, or a spectator.

Posted 3 months ago by Ashley Woodcock, 9 comments

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Gets Ninth Xbox One Patch

PUBG has received its ninth patch since entering Xbox's Game Preview program. The team "wanted to take the time necessary to ensure stability before rolling it out into Xbox Game Preview."

Posted 3 months ago by Kelly Packard, 49 comments

Claybook Xbox One Code Giveaway

For our next site competition, we're giving you the chance to win an Xbox One download code for Second Order's stunning Claybook.

Posted 4 months ago by Dave Horobin, 352 comments

Descenders First Impressions

Descenders is a mountain biking game that focuses on downhill freeriding in procedurally generated courses. The aim of the game is to become a legendary Descender by raising your rep.

Posted 4 months ago by Ethan Anderson, 4 comments

Astroneer Basebuilding Update Trailer and Details

Astroneer has received its biggest update so far, adding new Basebuilding and Power systems to the game along with new art pieces including platforms, modules and printable items.

Posted 4 months ago by Lucy Wood, 8 comments

Claybook First Impressions

Claybook is a clay-filled world that is just waiting to be rolled through. The game is a work-in-progress title that is part of Xbox Game Preview. In Claybook, you play as a piece of clay as you navigate your surroundings.

Posted 4 months ago by Ethan Anderson, 6 comments