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Subnautica's Silent Running Update Coming Soon to Xbox One

There are some promising titles starting to emerge from Xbox's Game Preview program. Subnautica hasn't released yet, but it looks promising so far and is continuing to receive huge updates. The latest is "Silent Running."

Posted 2 hours ago by Kelly Packard, 0 comments

Numantia Releases New Screenshots

Developer RECO Technology has released a few new screens via their Twitter of their upcoming turn-based strategy title Numantia. The screens showcase large-scale battles as well as the game's HUD.

Posted 8 hours ago by Ashley Woodcock, 0 comments

Tokyo 42 - Cop Drops #20 & #21

Mode 7's Paul Kilduff-Taylor continues his daily delivery of Cop Drop videos as he is still trying ever so hard to beat his high score in the team's upcoming ID@Xbox title Tokyo 42.

Posted 10 hours ago by Ashley Woodcock, 0 comments

June's Games with Gold Titles Announced

With May ending in just over a week, it's time to find out what the next offering of free games will be in June's Games with Gold.

Posted 14 hours ago by Dave Horobin, 100 comments

Narcosis - First Hour of Gameplay

Yesterday afternoon, Rich and Jack streamed the first hour of the recently released ID@Xbox game from Honor Code, Narcosis.

Posted 19 hours ago by Dave Horobin, 0 comments

Elliot Quest First Impressions

Elliot Quest is an adventure/RPG that is clearly inspired by old school games of the genre. It's time to platform and fight your way across an island to find a cure for a rare curse. Let me show you what I thought about it.

Posted yesterday by Ethan Anderson, 4 comments

Psyonix to Introduce Crate Retirement System to Rocket League

Rocket-League's budding cosmetics collection system, a fun distraction from the saving and scoring of the self-titled "soccar" gameplay, is about to undergo some changes thanks to the introduction of a crate retirement system.

Posted 2 days ago by Kelly Packard, 12 comments

Super Bomb Rush! Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up the achievement list for Super Bomb Rush!. There are 25 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, 3 of which are secret

Posted 2 days ago by Dave Horobin, 3 comments

Latest Trailer For Inner Chains Is The Beginning Of The End

To coincide with the game's release on PC, Polish developer Telepaths' Tree has released a new trailer for their horror FPS, Inner Chains. We may still have to wait for the game itself, but we can check out said trailer.

Posted 2 days ago by Andy Mills, 6 comments

Shadow Warrior 2 Review

Taking the best of the classic FPS resurgence in titles like DOOM and combining them with the loot structure and RPG gameplay of Diablo, Shadow Warrior 2 is undoubtedly the best FPS dungeon crawler you can buy.

Posted 2 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 22 comments

Tokyo 42 Releases More Cop Drops and 42 Minutes of Unedited Footage

There's no rest for Mode 7, even over the weekend, as the development team continues to drop cops in their upcoming title Tokyo 42. There's also 42 minutes worth of unedited gameplay footage to check out too.

Posted 2 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 0 comments

Mages of Mystralia Releases the Complete Original Soundtrack

Borealys Games, the developer behind the upcoming ID@Xbox title Mages of Mystralia, has gone all the way in their recently uploaded video and treated fans to the complete original soundtrack from the game.

Posted 2 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 2 comments

Shadow Warrior 2, Black & White Bushido and Skylar & Plux Gameplay

On Friday afternoon, Rich and Jack made up for not being available on Thursday by streaming three newly releases ID@Xbox games on our Beam channel.

Posted 2 days ago by Dave Horobin, 2 comments

Everspace Trailer Released Ahead of Full Release

Everspace will be launching officially from Game Preview on May 26th, so Rockfish Games have released one last trailer to remind us about it. Don't forget, it's Play Anywhere.

Posted 4 days ago by Kelly Packard, 4 comments

Skylar & Plux: Adventure on Clover Island Review

Skylar & Plux sets out to lend a hand in resurrecting the 3D action platformers of decades past. It does pretty well in that regard, but it forgets to modernize the difficulty for all the players that grew up with the genre.

Posted 5 days ago by Mark Delaney, 9 comments

Black & White Bushido Review

Gamers used to clamor for games to include a local co-op or versus mode so we could play against our friends and siblings. Now we demand an online component. Black & White Bushido is the product of both these worlds.

Posted 5 days ago by Kelly Packard, 10 comments

Team17 Set To Publish Yoku's Island Express

After the game's initial announcement a few months ago, Swedish developer Villa Gorilla have found a publisher for their upcoming open world pinball adventure Yoku's Island Express in the form of Worms developer Team17.

Posted 6 days ago by Andy Mills, 3 comments

Planetbase Review

Have you ever wanted to play Sim City but in space? Well, Planetbase can offer you that. Build your colony and help them survive everything from malnutrition to meteors.

Posted 6 days ago by Megan Walton, 9 comments

Bit Dungeon Plus First Impressions

Guess what? It's a roguelike dungeon crawler just as its name suggests. It's kinda like an arena Legend of Zelda and Ethan is here to let us know if it's worth swinging a sword for.

Posted 6 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 2 comments

Lost Words Trailer

If you're a fan of indie games with absolutely beautiful art, you owe it to yourself to check out today's trailer for the latest puzzle platformer which tells a very unique story.

Posted 7 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 4 comments

Human Fall Flat - First Hour of Gameplay

Yesterday afternoon, Jack and Rich got a little too close for comfort in Human Fall Flat during one of the funniest streams we've seen on our Beam channel so far.

Posted 7 days ago by Dave Horobin, 4 comments

ID@Xbox Releases: Week Beginning May 15th, 2017

The six titles that are appearing this week are late shows, with the first three to be released tomorrow. Three more follow on Friday.

Posted 8 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 7 comments

The Banner Saga Receives a Patch

Developer Stoic has released a small update for The Banner Saga, their strategy and role playing title which was released at the beginning of last year via the ID@Xbox program.

Posted 8 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 4 comments

Redout Screens, Vehicle Art and Release Date

Developer 34 Big Things has released a bundle of screenshots and vehicle art for their upcoming anti-gravity racing simulation Redout, which is coming to consoles later this year.

Posted 8 days ago by Luc1d, 11 comments

Tokyo 42 Multiplayer Trailer and Gameplay

Mode 7 has released two new videos for their upcoming isometric adventure game Tokyo 42, which they describe as the lovechild of 1990s classics Syndicate and Grand Theft Auto.

Posted 8 days ago by Luc1d, 3 comments

SMITE's Happy Trees Patch Set to Go Live on Consoles

The endless cycle of patches that are the nature of a MOBA continue in SMITE. There is no new god here, so it mainly focuses on balance changes, bug fixes, and oh yeah, there is a Bob Ross Inc.-sponsored Bob Ross skin.

Posted 9 days ago by Kelly Packard, 4 comments

Beam Streaming Schedule for Week Commencing May 15th

We've got another busy five days of streaming scheduled for our Beam channel this week, starting later this afternoon when Rich continues his Neverwinter for Newbies series.

Posted 9 days ago by Dave Horobin, 7 comments

Elliot Quest - First Hour of Gameplay

On Friday afternoon, Jack streamed the first hour of Elliot Quest on our Beam channel. As always, the aim of the stream was to showcase some of the gameplay while attempting to unlock as many of the game's achievements.

Posted 9 days ago by Dave Horobin, 5 comments

TGN First Impression: Race the Sun

Race the Sun is all about...racing the sun. Ok, well that's simple enough. It's a bit like an endless runner with a timer where that timer is the setting sun, but there's a bit more to it than that. Let Ethan show you.

Posted 9 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 3 comments

Songbringer Brings a Song. Well, Some Work in Progress Boss Music.

Wizard Fu has unleashed a video for their upcoming roguelike action RPG Songbringer that features some work in progress music during a boss fight as hero Roq faces a shadowy arsonist.

Posted 9 days ago by Chewie, 2 comments

Mode 7 Attempts to Drop More Cops in Tokyo 42

The daily Cop Drop attempts continue as Paul Kilduff-Taylor from Mode 7 tries to beat his previous high score in Tokyo 42 with three more attempts. Can he beat his high score of 649?

Posted 10 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 2 comments

Two New Interviews Cast More Light on The Making of The Town of Light

LKA's 3D and environment artist Lorenzo Conticelli returns to shed more light on the story-driven psychological adventure title, The Town of Light.

Posted 11 days ago by Lexley Ford, 0 comments

TGN First Impression: Planetbase

Best case scenario, it's like The Martian meets Sim City. Worst case? Let's not go there. Join Rhys has he attempts to create a settlement from scratch on an alien planet in his First Impression of Planetbase.

Posted 11 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 10 comments

Mages of Mystralia Launch Trailer

Borealys Games has shared a launch trailer for their upcoming adventure game Mages of Mystralia, written by Forgotten Realms author Ed Greenwood, prior to its release on Steam next week.

Posted 12 days ago by Luc1d, 0 comments

NBA Playgrounds Review

NBA Playgrounds continues a legacy set forth by several predecessors offering a fun and cartoonish alternative to the true-to-life sports sims that dominate annually. Basketball fan or not, Playgrounds is a slam dunk.

Posted 12 days ago by Mark Delaney, 18 comments

TA Podcast: FH3 Hot Wheels, NBA Playgrounds and Win an Xbox One Game

Welcome to episode 69 (we laughed at the episode number too) of the TrueAchievements Podcast. This week we talk about Forza Horizon 3 Hot Wheels, NBA Playgrounds, loads of ID Games and much more.

Posted 12 days ago by Dave Horobin, 0 comments

Lethal League - First Hour of Gameplay

Yesterday afternoon, Jack and Rich streamed the first hour of Lethal League on our Beam channel. As always, the aim was to showcase the gameplay and unlock as many achievements as possible.

Posted 12 days ago by Dave Horobin, 0 comments

Skylar & Plux Get a New Trailer Ahead of Imminent Release

A new trailer has been unveiled for the soon to be released Skylar & Plux: Adventure on Clover Island, which shows the variety of different environments the intrepid duo will be exploring in the 3D platformer.

Posted 12 days ago by Chewie, 5 comments

Raiders of the Broken Planet Gets New Trailer, Four Campaigns and Closed Beta

The studio behind Castlevania: Lords of the Shadow has released further details on its upcoming asymmetrical cover based shooter. Players can also register for the closed beta taking place May 13th and 14th.

Posted 12 days ago by Claudio Barata, 3 comments

Thea: The Awakening Release Date Announced

MuHa Games have officially announced the release date for Thea: The Awakening, although they have admitted that it wasn't easy to port the game to consoles, which caused the delay in release.

Posted 12 days ago by Stephanie Caldwell, 2 comments

Mode 7 Announces Release Date For Tokyo 42

Announced via a rather short trailer -- one that includes 4.2 seconds from the game itself -- the release date for Tokyo 42 has been revealed. Alongside that, there are some new screens and another trilogy of Cop Drop Dailies.

Posted 13 days ago by Andy Mills, 3 comments

BUTCHER - First Hour of Gameplay

Yesterday afternoon, Jack and Rich streamed the first hour of BUTCHER, the newly released platform shooter from ID@Xbox.

Posted 13 days ago by Dave Horobin, 0 comments

TGN First Impression: NBA Playgrounds

You've got all your favorite players from Stephen Curry to Shaq. You've got street rules basketball without a ref in sight. What's not to love? Anything? Will's here to let us know with his first impression.

Posted 13 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 11 comments

Narcosis Review

Narcosis is an indie first-person horror with an interesting premise. You're stranded at the bottom of the ocean in a "walking coffin" diving suit. Sadly its potential is somewhat unmet due to nagging gameplay issues.

Posted 13 days ago by Mark Delaney, 10 comments

Human Fall Flat Review

Human Fall Flat is a physics-based puzzler from No Brakes Games. The gamer controls Bob as he attempts to solve the puzzles that crowd his mysterious dreams, and controlling Bob proves to be quite a challenge.

Posted 14 days ago by Cindy Minguez, 15 comments

FH3: Hot Wheels, NBA Playgrounds and Bit Dungeon Plus Gameplay

To celebrate yesterday's release of the "Hot Wheels" expansion in Forza Horizon 3, Rich and Jack streamed the first two and a half hours of gameplay on our Beam channel.

Posted 14 days ago by Dave Horobin, 4 comments

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero's DLC Revealed

The newly-announced DLC doesn't star Shantae, but it does star someone as villainous as Shantae is heroic: Risky Boots. The daring pirate will be here on a quest for booty in a new campaign.

Posted 14 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 4 comments

Outlast 2 Patch Now Live on Consoles

If you've been savoring April's horror endeavor Outlast 2, a patch has landed for the console versions that should make the scary title even tastier. Unfortunately, a new pair of underwear is not available with the patch.

Posted 14 days ago by Kelly Packard, 4 comments

Screenshot Saturday May 6th: Dual Gear, The Church in the Darkness and More

Of the 15 titles that showed off images this week, a couple hadn't made appearances for a few months prior to the weekend.

Posted 15 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 4 comments

Rocket League Patch v1.34 Announced

The latest patch for Psyonix's blend of racing and football brings a redesigned arena, a new car and more items that can be obtained from loot boxes.

Posted 15 days ago by Alex Jones, 13 comments