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Monster Hunter World 2: How to make it the best hunt yet

With Monster Hunter World now Capcom's most successful game of all time, a direct sequel feels like an inevitability. Let's take a look at some upgrades and changes that could make it the series' best game to date...

Posted 8 days ago by Luke Albigés 41

Interview: Inside the crazy achievements of The Stanley Parable

The Stanley Parable is finally making its way to Xbox via The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe. We spoke with Crows Crows Crows' William Pugh, director of Ultra Deluxe, about the game's unique and hilarious achievement list.

Posted 26 days ago by Sean Carey 43

The rise of wholesome games: A roundtable interview

In recent years, we've noticed a clear rise in the visibility and popularity of wholesome games. Heidi chats to a host of prominent figures from the emerging scene to find out more...

Posted 1 month ago by Heidi Nicholas 52

Cult of the Lamb: TA team first impressions

Cult of the Lamb somehow manages to be both cute and very creepy and intrigued us all so much at the WASD gaming event that we all insisted on trying the base-building dungeon crawler. Here's what we thought!

Posted 1 month ago by Heidi Nicholas 9

Trek to Yomi: TA team first impressions

Trek to Yomi has intrigue in trailers for its beautiful black and while art, samurai vibes, and dark narrative premise. The team got hands-on with the game — so let's see how they handle a blade.

Posted 1 month ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 11

PC Game Pass: The easiest and fastest completions

Are you a PC Game Pass subscriber and looking to add to your Gamerscore total quickly? Check out our list of quick completions from the games included in PC Game Pass.

Posted 1 month ago by Sean Carey 11

Xbox Game Pass: The easiest and fastest completions

Are you an Xbox Game Pass subscriber and looking to add to your Gamerscore total quickly? Our list of quick game completions from Xbox Game Pass can all be completed just a few short hours.

Posted 1 month ago by Sean Carey 22

Shadow Warrior 3 — first impressions

Lo Wang is back and causing a relentless amount of chaos on our screens in Shadow Warrior 3. Here are our first impressions of the potty-mouthed ninja's latest adventure.

Posted 2 months ago by Tom West 19

Six Xbox games for when you're short on time

If you're finding yourself with less time to play than ever, we've put a list of some great games to help take your mind off things, even if you can only pick them up for a few minutes at a time.

Posted 2 months ago by Heidi Nicholas 24

Roguebook — first impressions

If you have been thinking about trying a game that mixes the card collecting and roguelike genres, Roguebook might be what you need — here are our first impressions of the game.

Posted 2 months ago by Tom West 28

Monster Crown — first impressions

Monster Crown is out now for Xbox — if you're not yet sure about it, why not come and take a read of our first impressions after a few hours battling monsters?

Posted 3 months ago by Heidi Nicholas 11

The King of Fighters XV — first impressions

SNK's latest entry in its legendary fighting series launches next week, and we've been busting out crazy combos to get a feel for the game ahead of release. It's really rather good, though there's not much for solo players here...

Posted 3 months ago by Luke Albigés 19

Best Xbox zombie games

Zombies might be flesh-hungry creatures that should fill us with fear, but they also happen to be a whole lot of fun to play with — so we've listed a selection of our favourite zombie-slaying games on Xbox.

Posted 3 months ago by Tom West 98

Techland talks Dying Light 2: Stay Human achievements

In anticipation of Dying Light 2: Stay Human's launch next week, Techland spoke to us about the team's process behind implementing achievements, and the important role that they play during a player's experience.

Posted 4 months ago by Tom West 20

Turning back time — Kingdom Come: Deliverance retrospective

In this retrospective piece, we are literally and figuratively turning back the time on the development and design choices of Warhorse Studios' first game and underrated gem, Kingdom Come: Deliverance.

Posted 4 months ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 53

Nacon MG-X Pro Controller hands-on

Tom had a play with Nacon's recent mobile controller entry, the MG-X Pro, to see how it holds up against its compact sibling and the vast range of games in the Xbox Cloud Gaming library.

Posted 4 months ago by Tom West 26

Xbox Game Pass: eight of the best games to chill out with

2021 is behind us, but it was as chaotic in many ways as the year before, so we thought we’d redo our article on Xbox Game Pass games to chill out with, especially now that the Xbox Game Pass library has changed up so much!

Posted 4 months ago by Heidi Nicholas 72

13 of the best quick and easy Xbox completions

Fed up with quick completions that are awful to play? Here are some great games that also happen to offer some quick and easy Gamerscore, so you can have a good time while watching a number get bigger.

Posted 5 months ago by Sean Carey 41

22 Xbox games to watch in 2022

The TA news crew picks out 22 of the biggest and most exciting launches coming in the next 12 months (barring any further delays)... feast your eyes on some of the potential highlights that 2022 has in store for Xbox gaming!

Posted 5 months ago by Luke Albigés 36

The most popular walkthroughs of 2021

With TA being the biggest and best Xbox community out there, we decided that as well as celebrating the best games of the year, we'd also like to look inwards and shine a light on the finest works of this awesome community.

Posted 5 months ago by Luke Albigés 26

TA Team Picks: Game of the Year 2021

While voting continues in both our big Game of the Year bracket and the simpler overall poll, we thought you might be interested to find out which games our fine TA news team picked out as their own personal games of the year...

Posted 5 months ago by Luke Albigés 12

Xbox Countdown Sale: TA Team Picks

The Xbox Countdown sale is a big one, so we tasked the TA news team with picking out two recommendations each... here's what we all settled on!

Posted 5 months ago by Luke Albigés 7

State of Play: Marvel's Avengers

In our new State of Play feature series, we return to games some time after launch to catch up with how they look today compared to back at launch. First up, we're paying Earth's supposedly mightiest heroes a visit...

Posted 5 months ago by Luke Albigés 23

Turtle Beach VelocityOne Flight hands-on

Sean took to the skies with Turtle Beach's new VelocityOne Flight yoke and throttle quadrant in Microsoft Flight Simulator. Did it provide a turbulence-free flight? Find out here in our hands-on...

Posted 5 months ago by Sean Carey 18

The Game Awards 2021 — TA team predictions

Another year is on the horizon and... wait, what's that silhouetted figure? Why, it's Geoff Keighley beckoning us to some Game Awards with exciting announcements, of course! Now, let's see if the TA team can predict some of them..

Posted 5 months ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 28

20 of the best forgotten Xbox gems

The TA news team sifts through two decades of Xbox releases to bring you 20 overlooked, forgotten, or unsung gems from the vast library of thousands of games...

Posted 6 months ago by Luke Albigés 117

20 moments that defined Xbox

Our 20-part Xbox20 feature series is finally complete. Here, you can enjoy all of our articles that tackle pretty much every major beat in the Xbox story so far... here's to another 20 years!

Posted 6 months ago by Luke Albigés 11