All ID@Xbox News

TGN First Impression: Crawl

Dungeon crawling with all the classic elements you'd expect plus one unique twist - assymetrical PVP multiplayer. Is this game going to be a staple in your collection? Josh gives us his first impression.

Posted 3 hours ago by Kevin Tavore, 0 comments

SMITE's Racer Rumble Coming Soon to Consoles

For those who have been enjoying taking a breaker from SMITE's regular modes in the Adventures event, part two of Adventures is almost here. Welcome to Racer Rumble.

Posted 4 hours ago by Kelly Packard, 4 comments

Beam Streaming Schedule for Week Commencing April 24th

We've got another busy week of gaming scheduled over the next five days on our Beam channel where we'll be streaming six games over the five days.

Posted 8 hours ago by Dave Horobin, 0 comments

Cities: Skylines - First Hour of Gameplay and Rocket League with Viewers

On Friday, we marked the 500th game to release via the ID@Xbox program with a triple length stream of Deformers, Cities: Skylines and Rocket League.

Posted 8 hours ago by Dave Horobin, 6 comments

TGN First Impression: The Sexy Brutale

It's a dark night and murder is afoot. Many of them. Some people like to solve crimes but you? You're going to prevent them during this masked adventure. Renn shares his impressions of his experience.

Posted 17 hours ago by Kevin Tavore, 3 comments

Hand of Fate 2 Has the Bomb

Holy moly, the Holy Purification bomb does exactly what it sounds like it does. Today we're treated with a first look at one of the newest artefacts you'll get to use in Hand of Fate 2.

Posted 2 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 9 comments

Weekend Headlines April 14th-16th: Call of Duty DLC, MXGP3 Trailer and More

Accompanying the four announcements this week is a preview of the upcoming Call of Duty DLC, a look at weather conditions in MXGP3, as well as other trailers, screenshots, updates and release dates.

Posted 2 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 2 comments

Anoxemia Review

Anoxemia is a story-driven exploration game that puts you in control of a drone named ATMA as you guide scientist Dr Bailey on his underwater mission.

Posted 3 days ago by Lexley Ford, 5 comments

The Scientific Revolution: ID@Xbox's Excellence in Sci-Fi

Science fiction is one of the most visited genres in gaming history, telling countless tales of distant planets, alien beings, and much more. As of late, it seems the most interesting genre titles are found on ID@Xbox.

Posted 3 days ago by Mark Delaney, 13 comments

TA Podcast: Interview With ID@Xbox Director, Chris Charla

Welcome to episode 66 of the TrueAchievements podcast, where this week we were joined by ID@Xbox Director, Chris Charla, to celebrate the 500th game release through the program.

Posted 3 days ago by Dave Horobin, 3 comments

ZHEROS To Add New Chapter: The Forgotten Lands

ZHEROS' claim to fame is being known as one of the worst games ever to hit the Games With Gold program, receiving a whopping 1 out of 5 stars in its official review. Now there is going to be new DLC. Yay?

Posted 3 days ago by Kelly Packard, 37 comments

May's Games with Gold Titles Announced

It's that time to find out what your next offering of free titles will be for May as Major Nelson has announced next month's lineup of Games with Gold titles.

Posted 3 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 135 comments

SMITE Double Fantasy Points Weekend Goes Live

The first Double Fantasy Points Weekend of Season 4 is now live in SMITE. For players trying to get a jump on making sure they earn all the rewards this year, it's a great opportunity to double their progress toward goals.

Posted 3 days ago by Kelly Packard, 5 comments

Celebrating the 500th ID@Xbox Game with a Triple Stream and Giveaways

Today marks the release of the 500th game from the ID@Xbox program, and we're celebrating with a triple stream on our Beam channel later this afternoon.

Posted 3 days ago by Dave Horobin, 10 comments

Weekend Announcements April 14-16th: Heroes of Normandie, Naruto and More

The Easter weekend is over and our chocolate hoard is likely diminished by now. Despite the four day weekend in many areas, there were still four new titles that were announced over those days.

Posted 4 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 3 comments

Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight Achievement Fixed

Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight which launched in mid-March with one unobtainable achievement, earned for completing all the other achievements, unobtainable. It has now been fixed.

Posted 4 days ago by Kelly Packard, 5 comments

10tons Releases Two Trailers For Time Recoil

These two trailers for 10tons' upcoming time-manipulating twin-stick shooter Time Recoil won't take much of your time at all, with the total length of them coming in at less than a minute and a half.

Posted 4 days ago by Andy Mills, 1 comment

Slime Rancher Details Patch v0.5.1 - The Better Homes and Gordos Update

The next update will soon be on its way to Monomi Park's ID@Xbox title Slime Rancher, which is currently available via the Xbox Game Preview program. The Better Homes and Gordos Update (v0.5.1) will be coming soon.

Posted 4 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 0 comments

Happy Dungeons Update Adds Prestige Mode, a New Shop and an Item Encyclopedia

ToyLogic has got a treat in store for the most hardcore players of their free-to-play ID@Xbox dungeon crawler Happy Dungeons. The latest update adds plenty of new content including prestige mode, a new shop, and more.

Posted 4 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 8 comments

Screenshot Saturday April 15th: Cuphead, Lost Words, Deadbeat Heroes and More

Last weekend may well have been a four day weekend for many people, but that didn't stop 15 developers and publishers from posting still images, gifs and videos for #screenshotsaturday.

Posted 4 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 6 comments

TA Competition: Voodoo Vince: Remastered

Voodoo Vince: Remastered released via the ID@Xbox program yesterday, and we're giving you the chance to win an Xbox One download code for the game.

Posted 5 days ago by Dave Horobin, 273 comments

Winners: Late Shift

Our latest contest to win one of two Xbox One download codes for Late Shift has just ended, and it is now time to reveal the names of our lucky winners.

Posted 5 days ago by Dave Horobin, 9 comments

Voodoo Vince: Remastered - First Hour of Gameplay

Yesterday afternoon, Rich and Jack streamed the first hour of Voodoo Vince: Remastered. As always, the aim of the stream was to showcase some of the gameplay while also attempting to unlock as many achievements as possible.

Posted 5 days ago by Dave Horobin, 0 comments

The 5 Fastest ID@Xbox Completions - 5,000 GamerScore In Under 4 Hours

Here's a list of the quickest completions on the ID@Xbox Program. Using the included walkthroughs, you can earn 5,000 GamerScore in under well four hours

Posted 5 days ago by Jack Watling, 76 comments

Voodoo Vince: Remastered Review

Over on Xbox in 2003, there was a little game called Voodoo Vince. Now on the Xbox One in 2017, there's a little game called Voodoo Vince: Remastered.

Posted 5 days ago by Kelly Packard, 15 comments

Warframe's Octavia's Anthem Update Goes Live on Consoles

The "Octavia's Anthem" update has gone live for the console versions of Warframe. It's in honor of the newest Warframe added to the game, Octavia herself. As the "anthem" might suggest, she uses music in combat.

Posted 5 days ago by Kelly Packard, 4 comments

NeuroVoider Defying the Odds Achievement Fixed

After acknowledging a broken achievement in a prior update, NeuroVoider developers Flying Oak Games have taken to Twitter to announce the achievement is formally fixed.

Posted 5 days ago by Kelly Packard, 1 comment

Xbox Insiders Update Rolling Out, Includes Arenas, Party Overlays and More

New features will be making their way to Xbox Insiders including Killer-Instinct tournaments, an option to enable a Party overlay, and improvements to the Looking for Group and Activity Feed features.

Posted 6 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 34 comments

TGN First Impression: Neurovoider

NeuroVoider is the old idiom "you can't judge a book by its cover" put into real world practice. It's a twin stick shooter RPG in a roguelike world and it's fiendishly addictive.

Posted 6 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 3 comments

Aaero - First Hour of Gameplay

Last Thursday, Rich and Jack streamed the first hour of gameplay from Aaero, the recently released ID@Xbox game that mixes rail shooting mechanics with a rhythm game.

Posted 6 days ago by Jack Watling, 1 comment

Beam Streaming Schedule for Week Commencing April 17th

This week marks the 500th game to release on the Xbox One via the ID@Xbox program, and we're celebrating in style by streaming six games over the course of the next four days.

Posted 6 days ago by Dave Horobin, 0 comments

Our Favorite ID@Xbox Games - Part Two

Yesterday we kicked off a week long celebration of ID@Xbox hitting its 500th game release by highlighting some of our personal favorites. Today that continues with more staff love letters to the smaller games with big heart.

Posted 6 days ago by Mark Delaney, 31 comments

ID@Xbox Releases: Week Beginning April 17th, 2017

The eight titles include a hook-swinging pirate adventure, an FMV crime thriller, a remake of a 1989 classic and an original Xbox title, a city builder, a third person smash-‘em-up arena game, and more.

Posted 6 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 9 comments

Aaero Review

Aaero is a spiritual successor to 2001's Rez and it's all about the music. And the shooting. And scoring high. Like any good album, the tracks come together in a complete package any fan of electronica will want to check out.

Posted 7 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 10 comments

Mages of Mystralia Releases Latest Progress Updates

Borealys Games announces that its Kickstarter project closes reaching 930% of its funding and unlocking all of the stretch goals.

Posted 7 days ago by Andrew Ogley, 1 comment

Retail Releases: Week Of April 17th, 2017

Renegade Kid's ATV Renegades, Colossal Order's Cities Skylines, Ready At Dawn's Deformers, and Microids Syberia 3 releasing this week.

Posted 7 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 5 comments

Vote For Your Favourite ID@Xbox Game

This week will see the 500th game from the ID@Xbox program release on the Xbox One, and we're marking the milestone with a weeklong celebration of editorials, live streams, stats roundups and competitions.

Posted 7 days ago by Dave Horobin, 171 comments

Our Favorite ID@Xbox Games - Part One

This week the ID@Xbox program reached an awesome milestone with its 500th game release. We rounded up some opinions of the writers on staff to discuss our personal favorites the program has to offer. Here's part one!

Posted 7 days ago by Mark Delaney, 38 comments

We Happy Few Does Come With a Story

In the latest developer diary for We Happy Few, developer Compulsion Games shows us how the stories of the game are built into the many encounters players will come across once the full version of the title releases.

Posted 7 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 6 comments

TA Competition: Late Shift

Late Shift, the new FMV crime thriller releases on the Xbox One tomorrow via the ID@Xbox program, and we've got two Xbox One codes to giveaway thanks to our good friends at Wales Interactive.

Posted 7 days ago by Dave Horobin, 1011 comments

Winner: Yooka-Laylee

Our latest contest to win an Xbox One download code for Yooka-Laylee has ended, and it is now time to reveal who random.org has chosen to be our lucky winner.

Posted 7 days ago by Dave Horobin, 20 comments

TGN First Impression: Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight

Momodora looks like it would be right at home on a classic gaming console, but with a mix of Metroidvania and Dark Souls, TGN's Ethan believes this might be a game worth taking a look at.

Posted 8 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 4 comments

TGN First Impression: Talent Not Included

Talent Not Included wants nothing more than to be famous, being a platforming game about the theatre and all. The first step on that journey was an audition before Renn, and he's here today to let us know what he thought.

Posted 9 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 3 comments

Snake Pass Review

Animals have always been a good choice for protagonist but you'd be hard pressed to find another game with a snake taking the lead (apart from the old Nokia games). Join Noodle on his winding adventure!

Posted 10 days ago by Megan Walton, 17 comments

Verdun Xbox One Patch Fixes Achievements and More

Unobtainable achievements always leave TrueAchievements gamers reeling. So when Verdun launched with five of its own, it was no surprise many gamers stayed away. The achievements have now been patched.

Posted 10 days ago by Kelly Packard, 8 comments

TA Podcast: Yooka-Laylee, LEGO CITY Undercover, ID Games and More

Welcome to episode 65 of the TrueAchievements Podcast! With a shorter week due to the long Easter weekend, it's been an especially busy week.

Posted 10 days ago by Dave Horobin, 0 comments

Squadd.io Multiplayer Battle Trailer

A new trailer has been released for Squadd.io from Miniclip. The trailer showcases multiplayer gameplay as players run wild with different weapons and do their best to dodge enemy fire, and take their enemies out.

Posted 10 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 0 comments

Everspace Update v0.7, The Last Major Update Before Full Release

Rockfish Game's Xbox Play Anywhere and ID@Xbox title Everspace is almost in its finished and finalised form. Update v0.7 has now gone live and will be the last major update ahead of the game's full release next month.

Posted 10 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 3 comments

SMITE Double Everything Weekend Incoming

Hi-Rez's original announcement of an upcoming Double Everything Weekend for SMITE had a lot of egg puns in it due to the event being in honor of the Easter holiday. We'll spare you the puns and just tell you about the event.

Posted 11 days ago by Kelly Packard, 7 comments

Subnautica's Load/Save Issue Fixed on Xbox One

Subnautica developer Unknown Worlds has pushed out a patch for one of the Xbox One version's pressing issues -- a bug that prevented players from loading a previous save. You can now load away, divers!

Posted 11 days ago by Kelly Packard, 2 comments