All News tagged with 'Game Preview'

Vigor Patch Adds New Events and First Female Outlander

Bohemia Interactive has delivered another update for upcoming shooter looter Vigor, adding new gameplay events and introducing a new female Outlander.

Posted 4 days ago by Lucy Wood, 1 comment

Pirate MMO Atlas Will Challenge Sea of Thieves for Domination of the Waves

One of the reveals at The Game Awards was a new game from the creators of ARK, Studio Wildcard. Developed by their sister studio, Grapeshot Games, Atlas is a massively multiplayer pirate game.

Posted 6 days ago by Chewie, 16 comments

Deep Rock Galactic Update 19 Adds New Weapons

Developer Ghost Ship Games has launched the 19th update for co-op mining game Deep Rock Galactic, adding eight new weapons and overhauling the weapon upgrade system.

Posted 11 days ago by Lucy Wood, 1 comment

PixARK Full Release Delayed to Next Year

The full release for Snail Games' open-world voxel-based sandbox survival game, PixARK, has been pushed to early 2019. Those interested can still grab the game in Xbox Early Access until then.

Posted 19 days ago by Caleb Greer, 7 comments

Astroneer Full Release Coming February 6th, 2019

After initial indications that the interplanetary adventure would be leaving Game Preview in December, the full release of Astroneer is now due February 6th, 2019. Check out the launch trailer and new screenshots right here.

Posted 28 days ago by James Kearle, 3 comments

Microsoft Shows Explosive Screenshots on Crackdown 3's Wrecking Zone

Microsoft pulled back the curtain on Crackdown 3's much-anticipated Azure-powered multiplayer mode, Wrecking Zone.

Posted 29 days ago by Lane Plummer, 5 comments

Subnautica Gets Game Preview Exit Date and Physical Release

Subnautica developer Unknown Worlds has announced the underwater exploration title is exiting Xbox Game Preview after two and a half years in the program. There will also be a physical release.

Posted 30 days ago by Kelly Packard, 22 comments

Descenders' Latest Update Brings Both Tricks And Treats

The aptly named Trick-or-Treat update for biking roguelike Descenders has brought both in equal measure, with a new trick (and bail) system and more treats for players to earn.

Posted 1 month ago by Andy Mills, 1 comment

Vigor Update Brings Co-op Mode and More

Update 0.6: Ally is bringing a great deal of changes to Vigor, including co-op play, enhanced weapon handling, and added immersive features. Check out the full list before the official release next year.

Posted 1 month ago by Nicole René, 3 comments

New Hunt: Showdown Livestream Showcases Intense Gameplay

In need of a new livestream for Hunt: Showdown? Crytek released another stream showcasing quite a bit of gameplay and intense moments.

Posted 2 months ago by Will Cruz, 1 comment

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 3 months 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 3 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 5 months 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 5 months 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 5 months 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 5 months 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 months ago by Ashley Woodcock, 3 comments