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The Golf Club 2019 and Comic Jumper Now Available with Games with Gold

As usual, the games have become available a day early, so two new games are available for Xbox LIVE Gold members to download in the second batch of Games with Gold in May.

Posted 8 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 13 comments

April 2019 Delistings: Telltale Games, WWE 2K, and More

April has seen a grand total of seven Xbox One games, three Xbox Live Arcade games, four Xbox 360 Games on Demand, and six Windows 10 games removed from the Microsoft Store.

Posted 21 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 192 comments

Six Games Leaving Xbox Game Pass on May 15th

While most people will be looking forward to the eight new additions to Xbox Game Pass for the start of May, we've received news of the first batch of six titles set to leave the programme in the middle of the month.

Posted 22 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 53 comments

Games with Gold Titles Announced for May 2019

May will bring along two titles for the Xbox One, as well as two for the Xbox 360 that can both also be played on the Xbox One thanks to backwards compatibility.

Posted 23 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 296 comments

Madden NFL Arcade Servers Close This Month

According to a EA's master list of online services shutdowns, the game's online servers are due to close at the end of the month.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 41 comments

March 2019 Delistings: The Culling, NASCAR Heat 2, and More

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

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 8 comments

Castlevania: Harmony of Despair Backward Compatible From Today

Castlevania: Harmony of Despair is going backward compatible from today. Though the switch does not appear to be live in all regions, a recent tweet from Major Nelson has confirmed the news.

Posted 2 months ago by Sam Quirke, 35 comments

February 2019 Delistings: Telltale, Xbox Originals, and More

February has seen a grand total of one Xbox One game, two Xbox Live Arcade games, three Xbox 360 Games on Demand, and two Xbox Originals removed from the Microsoft Store.

Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 63 comments

UPDATE: Ten Games Leaving Xbox Game Pass at the End of February 2019

We've received news of nine titles set to leave the programme at the end of the February. Make sure to finish them off in the next couple of weeks before they disappear.

Posted 3 months ago by Sam Quirke, 79 comments

January 2019 Delistings: Tour De France, Ghostbusters, Tetris and More

January has seen a grand total of three Xbox One games, one Xbox Live Arcade game, and four Xbox 360 Games on Demand removed from the Microsoft Store.

Posted 3 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 55 comments

Five More Games Leaving Xbox Game Pass at the End of January 2019

We've received news of more titles set to leave the programme at the end of the month. Five more games have been added to the list, bringing the total number of titles leaving at the end of January to nine.

Posted 4 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 85 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 4 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 42 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 4 months 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 4 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 24 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 5 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 209 comments

November 2018 Delistings: PES 2018, Happy Dungeons and More

In total, there are three Xbox One games, two Xbox Live Arcade games and one Xbox 360 Games on Demand removed from the Microsoft Store.

Posted 5 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 21 comments

Telltale Games Enters Liquidation, Games Disappear from Steam

Telltale Games is going through liquidation proceedings, but more worryingly, their titles are disappearing from Steam's store. Could their Xbox titles be next?

Posted 6 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 98 comments

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

With Fallout 4 due to leave imminently, seven more titles have joined it in the Leaving Soon section and they'll disappear at the end of the month.

Posted 6 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 110 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 7 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 76 comments

September 2018 Delistings: Forza Horizon 2, Telltale, NBA, and Some Relistings

September was unfortunately quite a lively month for delistings. While some were expected and we'd already received warning about them, others were very much a surprise.

Posted 7 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 47 comments

Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader? Sends You on an Achievement Hunt

When it comes to date specific achievements, birthdays are a popular theme. Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader? is no different.

Posted 8 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 2 comments

August 2018 Delistings: Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved and Relistings

In total, there was a single Xbox One game and its Xbox 360 equivalent removed in all regions, while there are some regional delistings of a couple of Bandai Namco's Games on Demand.

Posted 8 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 46 comments

The 15 Quickest Game Completions from this Week's Xbox Sale

With so many of the games in this week's Xbox One and Xbox 360 sales playable on the Xbox One, we thought we'd help you decide what to spend your hard earned cash on by listing the 15 quickest completions on offer.

Posted 8 months ago by Dave Horobin, 31 comments

Games With Gold Titles Revealed for September 2018

As usual, September will bring along two titles for the Xbox One, as well as two for the Xbox 360 that can both also be played on the Xbox One thanks to backwards compatibility.

Posted 9 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 163 comments

Seven Titles Leaving Xbox Game Pass on August 31st, 2018

We can reveal there will be seven titles leaving the program at the end of August according to the Games Leaving Soon section of the hub.

Posted 9 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 45 comments

July 2018 Delistings: Adventure Pop, Evolve, Shank, Gigantic and More

We already knew about some of the removals, but these games were accompanied by three Xbox One titles and two XBLA titles that nearly slipped by unnoticed.

Posted 9 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 28 comments

The Best Xbox Metroidvania Games Available in 2018

Metroidvania games are one of the oldest in the home console library. That's how their genre name after all. Here's our list of the best Metroidvanias available on Xbox One in 2018.

Posted 10 months ago by Mark Delaney, 51 comments

June 2018 Delistings: R.I.P.D.: The Game, Rio, and More

We knew that Happy Wars on Xbox 360 would be removed from the store on June 14th, but accompanying it is another Xbox Live Arcade game, an Xbox 360 Game on Demand, and an Xbox One title.

Posted 10 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 76 comments

Assault Android Cactus and Virtua Fighter 5 Now Free with Games with Gold

The start of another month means that Xbox LIVE Gold members now have the chance to download two new games for free via July's Games with Gold.

Posted 10 months ago by Dave Horobin, 22 comments

Three Titles to Be Removed from Xbox Game Pass on June 30th, 2018

In preparation for the announcement of new games for July, we bring the news of those games that will be leaving the program at the end of the month. On June 30th, three titles will be leaving the service.

Posted 11 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 61 comments

Daphne Wants a Date in Dragon's Lair

Daphne would like you to launch Dragon's Lair on the anniversary of its 1983 release, June 19th, for wining, dining and achievements.

Posted 11 months ago by Chewie, 25 comments

Bomberman Live: Battlefest Leaves Game Pass on June 14th

On June 14th, Bomberman Live: Battlefest will be leaving the service according to a notice on the game's page in the Game Pass hub.

Posted 11 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 10 comments

May 2018 Delistings: Call of Juarez: Gunslinger and Chivalry

The Call of Juarez XBLA title that was removed in March, only to be relisted again in April, has indeed disappeared again. It's accompanied by a second title found on both XBLA and Xbox One.

Posted 11 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 26 comments

BattleBlock Theater Sunsets Community Created Levels

Community made levels, and rotating through special characters that players could unlock every week, will be coming to an end in June/July.

Posted 11 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 33 comments

Seven Extra Titles Added to Game Pass for June 2018

Alongside the five previously announced Xbox One games (with the sixth to come later this month), there are six Xbox 360 games and an Xbox Original that have been added today.

Posted 11 months ago by Rebecca Smith, 49 comments

Minecraft Small Update Adds Egyptian Mythology Mash-Up Pack

The main point of the update is to add compatibility for the "Egyptian Mythology Mash-Up Pack", although there are a handful of other bug fixes too.

Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca Smith, 7 comments

Four More Titles Being Removed from Xbox Game Pass on May 31st

Last week, we brought you news that Microsoft would be removing 21 titles from Xbox Game Pass on May 31st. Unfortunately, that list just got bigger.

Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca Smith, 102 comments

April 2018 Delistings... and Some Relistings

This month's check has turned up one Xbox One title and four Games on Demand that have been removed from the Store. On the contrary, we have one Xbox One title, two XBLA titles and two Games on Demand that have returned.

Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca Smith, 66 comments

Techland Purchases Call of Juarez Franchise from Ubisoft

Ubisoft has now sold the rights to the Call of Juarez franchise to its developer, Techland. One of the first things Techland did was to republish Call of Juarez: Gunslinger.

Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca Smith, 26 comments

The Best Xbox Adventure Games Available in 2018

The past several years haven't seen just a revitalization of the adventure genre, it's been nothing short of a renaissance. For fans of such games, there are now so many games to play. Here are some of our favorites.

Posted 1 year ago by Mark Delaney, 60 comments