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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 13 hours ago by Kelly Packard, 17 comments

SMITE's Celestial Domination Patch Hits Consoles

SMITE's latest patch arrived on consoles today. The update, which is numbered 5.21 and is called Celestial Domination, adds a new Adventure mode of the same name, continues the Hera's Odyssey event and more.

Posted 14 hours ago by Kelly Packard, 5 comments

My Time at Portia Gets Crafty in New Trailer

My Time at Portia has been billed as Harvest Moon meets Dark Cloud, or like if Animal Crossing had combat and crafting. This new trailer dives deep into Portia's crafting elements. Take a look at all the new toys you can build.

Posted 17 hours ago by Mark Delaney, 6 comments

The Culling Goes Free to Play

The Culling, the battle royale game from Xaviant that was removed from the Microsoft Store in September, is now back on the store and free to play.

Posted yesterday by Caleb Greer, 21 comments

New Xbox Releases: Week Beginning November 12th, 2018

November is meant to be one of the busiest months of the year for game releases, but this week it's fairly quiet with just six new releases. Having said that, there are some fairly big titles among them.

Posted 2 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 27 comments

Newest DLC For Warhammer: Vermintide 2 Back to Ubersreik Is Due In December

Warhammer: Vermintide 2 developer FatShark hopes to send us on a nostalgic trip when they release their next DLC "Back to Ubersreik" in December.

Posted 2 days ago by James Kearle, 4 comments

Killing Floor 2 Recruits Gary Busey to Deliver Season's Beatings

Tripwire Interactive will bring a new twist to Christmas this year, with Gary Busey playing Badass Santa in the "Twisted Christmas: Season’s Beatings" update for Killing Floor 2.

Posted 3 days ago by Lucy Wood, 14 comments

Live Stream Schedule and Giveaways for Week Commencing November 12th 2018

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 for each game we stream to a lucky viewer in the chat.

Posted 3 days ago by Dave Horobin, 0 comments

PUBG, Hellblade, 14 More Games Announced for Xbox Game Pass

X018 is here, and with it come 16 games to be added to Game Pass. Check out the full list of games coming to the subscription service as early as this Monday and with many more coming on their launch days.

Posted 3 days ago by Nicole René, 120 comments

Hollow Knight: Voidheart Edition Physical Release Canceled

Team Cherry has announced the physical release of Hollow Knight, which was scheduled for spring 2019 following the game's September digital launch, has been canceled.

Posted 4 days ago by Kelly Packard, 15 comments

Party With Friends in SMITE for Double Everything

This weekend in SMITE, players can earn double worshipers, experience and favor while partied with at least one other player. Don't forget to use team boosters while in the match lobby for a 4x bonus.

Posted 5 days ago by Kelly Packard, 5 comments

Ten Upcoming ID@Xbox Games You Shouldn't Miss

There are over 3,000 studios currently creating ID@Xbox games to be released in the future. It's almost impossible to cover them all, but here are ten of those games that we think will be worth your time.

Posted 5 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 14 comments

The Shapeshifting Detective Review

Have you ever watched a murder mystery show and thought that you could do a better job than the detectives? The Shapeshifting Detective is an FMV game that allows you to prove just how good of a sleuth you really are.

Posted 6 days ago by Ethan Anderson, 7 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 6 days ago by Andy Mills, 1 comment

October 2018 Delistings: NBA, Midnight Club, and Surprise Relistings

In total, there were four Xbox One games and three Xbox 360 Games on Demand removed from the Microsoft Store. In more positive news, two Games on Demand made a surprise return to the marketplace.

Posted 6 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 37 comments

Insane Robots Update Adds New Max The Cash Mode

The newest update for Insane Robots adds a new Max The Cash mode, as well as easier robot unlocks and the ability to use your robots in different modes.

Posted 8 days ago by Megan Walton, 7 comments

Pinstripe Not So Nice Guy Achievement Fixed

Pinstripe's unobtainable Not So Nice Guy achievement has been fixed. This means all 12 achievements are now obtainable, and all 1,000 gamerscore can be earned.

Posted 8 days ago by Kelly Packard, 14 comments

New Xbox Releases: Week Beginning November 5th, 2018

There are 16 new releases this week on Xbox One both digitally and at retail, two of which are also heading to Windows 10.

Posted 9 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 14 comments

Live Stream Schedule and Giveaways for Week Commencing November 5th 2018

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 for each code we stream to a lucky viewer in the chat.

Posted 10 days ago by Dave Horobin, 6 comments

A Necessary Darkness in SMITE Fixes True Nightmare

This week saw the arrival of version 5.20, otherwise dubbed "A Necessary Darkness". The patch adds new God skins and other purchasable items, as well as the usual bug fixes players can expect to see.

Posted 14 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 6 comments

Games with Gold Titles Revealed for November 2018

We have just two days of October left, but never fear because Microsoft has finally announced the four titles we will see joining their Games with Gold program over the next month.

Posted 15 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 229 comments

Celebrate Halloween With Six Date Specific Achievements

A massive five games make use of October 31st to get people to make progress towards or to unlock six achievements between them.

Posted 15 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 11 comments

New Xbox Releases: Week Beginning October 29th, 2018

At retail, players can choose to venture into a world inspired by H.P. Lovecraft, or they can revisit a LEGO world based on the works of J.K. Rowling. Alternatively, ID@Xbox bring seven of the remaining digital titles.

Posted 16 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 8 comments

November 2018 Xbox Game Pass Additions: Sniper Elite 4, GRIP, and More to Come

Microsoft has confirmed five additional titles to be coming to the program, with more to be announced at XO18 in November.

Posted 16 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 63 comments

Live Stream Schedule and Giveaways for Week Commencing October 29th 2018

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 for each code we stream to a lucky viewer in the chat.

Posted 16 days ago by Dave Horobin, 3 comments

Have A Listen To Another Track From Wargroove

While we wait for Wargroove following the game's recent delay, developer Chucklefish has provided another track from Phonetic Hero -- "Creeping Ivy", the main theme of commander Sedge -- for our listening pleasure.

Posted 16 days ago by Andy Mills, 1 comment

Super Street: The Game Update Addresses Controls, Physics and More

Super Street: The Game didn't have the super launch its name would imply, only holding a 2-star rating from TrueAchievements users and earning 1.5 stars in our official review. A patch looks to fix that.

Posted 17 days ago by Kelly Packard, 11 comments

64-Bit Filter Coming Soon to Yooka-Laylee

For those who love Yooka-Laylee but miss the nostalgic N64 style of Playtonic's Banjo-Kazooie roots, an update that puts a 64-bit filter on the game is coming soon.

Posted 17 days ago by Kelly Packard, 26 comments

Black Desert Open Beta Slated For November 8th

Pearl Abyss' highly anticipated MMORPG, Black Desert, will be receiving an open beta starting November 8th through November 12th. Sign up through the official website to receive exclusive items when the game launches.

Posted 17 days ago by Ozan Erhalac, 11 comments

Fortnitemares Bring Scares and Weapons to Fortnite

The Fortnightmares event has begun and it paves the way for new weapons and heroes to arrive soon in Battle Royal and Save The World.

Posted 20 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 1 comment

Super Mega Baseball 2 Update 5 Changes Pennant Races

Update 5 has now gone live and includes major alterations to the Pennant Race mode, like changes to Ego, Rating, matchmaking, and locking players to a single team for the entire race.

Posted 21 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 6 comments

Wargroove Delayed Until Next Year

Chucklefish has announced that their Advance Wars-esque title Wargroove has been delayed until next year to allow the team to provide the most robust package possible, and have broken down what we might see on day 1.

Posted 22 days ago by Andy Mills, 3 comments

Fortnite Save the World Free-to-Play Delayed Until 2019 and Updates Announced

With the stratospheric rise of Fortnite Battle Royale, fans will now have to wait until 2019 for the similarly promised free-to-play offering for Save the World. In the meantime, Epic Games has offered some freebies.

Posted 22 days ago by James Kearle, 17 comments

New Xbox Releases: Week Beginning October 22nd, 2018

This week is a rarity for new releases. There are ten titles showing up this week, and only three of them are only available digitally.

Posted 23 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 37 comments

TGN Podcast: Fallout 76, Red Dead Redemption 2, Black Ops 4, XO18 and More

Welcome to episode three of the TGN podcast, where Ollie, Sam and I discuss all of the hottest news and the biggest games from the past seven days.

Posted 26 days ago by Dave Horobin, 17 comments

Are Four More Xbox Game Pass Titles Arriving for Halloween?

Four more titles have shown up in the recently added Game Pass section of the console dashboard in certain regions, although players are not yet able to install them.

Posted 26 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 34 comments

Skyhill Trailer Shows Us How To Survive A Zombie Apocalypse In a Hotel

Perry, who has takesn shelter in Skyhill Hotel's penthouse suite, must scavenge, craft, kill and survive his way through 100 floors in this survival rogue-like indie game by Mandragora Games.

Posted 27 days ago by Ozan Erhalac, 5 comments

Sinner: Sacrifice for Redemption Hits Xbox Game Pass

Released today, Sinner: Sacrifice for Redemption has joined the program and is available for Game Pass members to try out now.

Posted 27 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 25 comments

Fortnite v6.10 Patch Comes With A New Vehicle, New Weapons, and Plenty More

The latest title update for the hugely popular third-person shooter, Fortnite, comes in the form of patch v6.10. It includes a wide range of new content in addition to a lengthy list of bug fixes and improvements.

Posted 28 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 0 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 29 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 76 comments

Revenant Dogma Review

In a world where two species coexisted happily until one received divine power, you play as a human named Caine. Along with your friends, you must fight enemies and search for relics in order to restore the peace.

Posted 29 days ago by Megan Walton, 10 comments

Hellion's Escape Comes To The Console Versions Of City Of Brass

A month after the update initially released on PC, Uppercut Games has released Hellion's Escape for the console versions of City of Brass, as well as revealing what we can expect to see next with a look at Alchemist's Draft.

Posted 29 days ago by Andy Mills, 3 comments

The Haunted Hallows Event Begins for Rocket League

Rocket League's Halloween events has arrived. Play for candy-corn currency in the limited-time Haunted Hallows event for unique items and prizes.

Posted 29 days ago by Nicole René, 5 comments

Hand of Fate 2 Update and DLC Launch Today

Defiant Development has announced that new DLC for Hand of Fate 2 launches today, along with the free "Combat Reforged" update which will improve battle mechanics and rebalance enemies and equipment.

Posted 30 days ago by Lucy Wood, 1 comment

Earthfall Invasion Update Will Add New Game Mode

Holospark has announced a free update for first person shooter Earthfall, adding two highly requested features and improving the weapon sounds in the game.

Posted 1 month ago by Lucy Wood, 4 comments

Master the Elements as a Wizard in Black Desert

Combat videos are starting to be released regularly for the numerous classes found in Black Desert. This video showcases the elemental abilities that can be used by the Wizard class.

Posted 1 month ago by Ethan Anderson, 7 comments

Fortnite v6.02 Update Adds New Modes and Fixes

The v6.02 patch notes for Fortnite are out, with more bling, bang, and boom! Featuring Disco Domination, Quad Rocket Launchers, and Noble Launchers.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Bricker, 0 comments

TGN Podcast: Red Dead Redemption 2, xCloud, Bully 2 Rumours and More

Welcome to this week's TGN podcast, where this week I was joined by Ollie and Sam, as we discuss the Red Dead Redemption 2 trophy list leak, rumours of Bully 2, xCloud and more.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 17 comments

Party Up in SMITE for Double Worshipers, XP and Favor

This weekend in SMITE, players can earn double worshipers, experience and favor while playing in a party. It's the ideal time to increase your account level or god mastery levels and earn some favor.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 1 comment

Darkest Dungeon's Color of Madness DLC Launches for Xbox One

Darkest Dungeon's "The Color of Madness" DLC has made its way from PC to Xbox One, launching for US$4.99 or regional equivalent. The DLC adds the new Farmstead region and more.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 4 comments