All News tagged with 'Game Preview'

DayZ Game Preview Edition Gets Another Small Patch

Another small update went live DayZ's Game Preview users today, addressing stability, a game freezing issue and a few other glitches.

Posted 10 days ago by Kelly Packard, 1 comment

DayZ Patch Fixes Some Early Issues

Open world survival game DayZ has received a patch to fix some issues that emerged in the first few days after its release as a Game Preview title.

Posted 20 days ago by Lucy Wood, 9 comments

New Xbox Releases: Week Beginning August 27th, 2018

Seeing the month out are five retail titles, including a new Naruto title and the yearly PES title. Divinity: Original Sin 2 leaves Game Preview and a group of heroes take on a mummified army in Rebellion's latest game.

Posted 26 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 18 comments

DayZ Coming to Xbox Game Preview Next Week

DayZ, one of the first games to be announced for Xbox's new (at the time) Game Preview program, finally has a release date for Xbox One. The survival game has had a long, and quite frankly, controversial, history.

Posted 30 days ago by Kelly Packard, 32 comments

Hunt: Showdown Is Hunting Monsters On Xbox Preview

Do you want to be a bounty hunting monster killer, competing against other players? Hunt: Showdown is coming to Xbox One via Xbox Game Preview.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Bricker, 4 comments

Giveaway: Win an Xbox One Code for PUBG

For our next site competition, we're giving you the chance to win an Xbox One download code for PUBG, which was kindly donated to us by MrBot3.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 262 comments

In Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Lara's Journey Has Evolved

In the third instalment of the rebooted series, Lara is a competent and skilled hunter albeit plagued by doubts. Her competence comes off in the gameplay, where players have more stealth, combat and puzzling options than ever.

Posted 1 month ago by Sam Quirke, 10 comments

Descenders' Ring of Fire Update Adds Volcanic New World

Fans of the Game Preview title Descenders likely already completed the first four worlds, Highlands, Forest, Canyon, and Peaks, and are looking for the next best thing. The Ring of Fire update adds a new zone.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 4 comments

Giveaway: Win an Xbox One Code for the Vigor Founder's Pack

For our next site competition, we're giving six Xbox One Founder's Pack codes for Vigor, which released into Xbox Game Preview earlier this week.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 273 comments

PUBG Improves Analog Movement in Latest Patch

When playing PUBG, we know timing and angles are everything. The latest update now helps gamers with improved analog movement.

Posted 1 month ago by Will Cruz, 8 comments

New Xbox Releases: Week Beginning July 30th, 2018

It's a busy week for Xbox releases, with 18 games hitting the Xbox One. 16 titles are releasing via the ID@Xbox program, with the two remaining games coming in the shape of Armored Warfare and a new ACA NEOGEO game.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 52 comments

Wreckfest Mod Spotlight Looks At Moon Gravity

In the first Mod Spotlight from publisher THQ Nordic's YouTube channel, the team focuses on Moon Gravity as cars go flying in the air and cover ridiculous distances in the upcoming arcade racing title Wreckfest.

Posted 1 month ago by Ashley Woodcock, 6 comments

Move Over Battle Royale and Welcome Vigor, a Survival Royale

It’s from the team behind DayZ and it’s got a new take on today’s hottest genre, putting the focus on surviving the battle to save what you’ve looted instead of killing for the sake of it.

Posted 1 month ago by Kevin Tavore, 23 comments

We Happy Few Looks at the ABCs of Happiness

In the latest trailer for the game, developer Compulsion Games gives players a five minute primer on everything they need to know about the ABCs of happiness.

Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 2 comments

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Merges Servers and Resets Leaderboards

They've merged servers in certain regions, reset the leaderboards, balanced existing weapons and items, added a new weapon, vehicle, and attachments, and made several adjustments to other aspects of the game.

Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 6 comments

Larian Studios Sat Down with Me to Tell What's New in Divinity: Original Sin 2

Larian's Michael Douse answers all sorts of questions from what's new to the series and developing for Xbox One X to cross-play with Steam and whether future games will be on Kickstarter.

Posted 2 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 2 comments

Subnautica Gets a Second Dev to Speed Development

Unknown Worlds announced they brought in a second developer, Panic Button Games, to speed up progress on the Xbox One version, which has been lingering in Game Preview for more than two years.

Posted 2 months ago by Kelly Packard, 14 comments

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 3 months ago by Andy Mills, 11 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 8 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 5 months 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 5 months 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 5 months 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 months ago by Andrew Ogley, 0 comments