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Paradox Streams Cities: Skylines on Xbox One

Now that the game is nearing its spring release window, the information is coming in hot and fast for Cities Skylines. Today the developers at Paradox Interactive have released an hour-long stream with the Xbox One version.

Posted 2 hours ago by Kelly Packard, 1 comment

ID@Xbox Releases: Week Beginning March 27th, 2017

The last couple of weeks have been fairly quiet on the ID@Xbox front; not so this week. There are ten titles that will be available for download spanning a variety of genres.

Posted 6 hours ago by Rebecca Smith, 6 comments

We Happy Few: Maidenholm Update Teaser

A Pythonesque trailer teases the next update for Game Preview title We Happy Few, which will add the interestingly-shaped island of Maidenholm to the game.

Posted 7 hours ago by Luc1d, 4 comments

X-Morph: Defense Charges A Dark Matter Bomb In Mexico

Another short gameplay trailer has been released to please the eager eyes of fans looking forward to flying, shooting and defending in EXOR Studios' upcoming X-Morph: Defense.

Posted 12 hours ago by Ashley Woodcock, 3 comments

Sea of Thieves Tales from the Tavern Podcast Talks Play Sessions

The seventh podcast episode of Tales from the Tavern sees five team members from Rare all talking about the latest updates to their upcoming title Sea of Thieves. Composer Robin Beanland also provides some Tavern Tunes.

Posted 2 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 5 comments

Gears of War 4 One Shot, One Kill Double XP Event Live

As promised earlier this month, a special Gears of War 4 Versus event has gone live today. Take to the Classic One Shot, One Kill playlist to earn double XP from March 24th to March 27th.

Posted 4 days ago by Kelly Packard, 12 comments

Mages of Mystralia Goes Above and Beyond Funding Target

The award-nominated, Kickstarted title from Borealys Games, Mages of Mystralia, has smashed its funding goal and is now more than 250% funded. New enemy details and artwork, and a trailer has now been released.

Posted 4 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 2 comments

The Walking Dead - A New Frontier Episode 3 Launch Trailer

The third episode of The Walking Dead - A New Frontier will be available to download early next week, but for those of you eager to see more, here's the launch trailer.

Posted 5 days ago by Dave Horobin, 8 comments

Three New X-Morph: Defense Gameplay Videos

The steady release of gameplay videos continues for X-Morph: Defense as three more have been released showcasing more chaos and destruction to come in the upcoming tower defense and twin-stick shooting title.

Posted 5 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 4 comments

Weekend Headlines March 17-19th: Prey, Paladins, The Surge and More

SXSW may not have brought along many announcements but it did bring along a fair amount of news for other titles. Here's the lowdown on everything that you may have missed over the weekend.

Posted 6 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 10 comments

Modern Warfare Remastered's Variety Map Pack Trailered

Modern Warfare Remastered's "Variety Map Pack," a re-release of Call of Duty 4's one and only map pack, has been trailered accompanying its Tuesday release on PS4.

Posted 6 days ago by Kelly Packard, 18 comments

Xbox One Sale Roundup: March 21st, 2017

Discounts on Final Fantasy XV, Resident Evil Revelations 2, Resident Evil 7: Biohazard, Resident Evil, Never Alone (Kisima Ingitchuna), NBA 2K17, Resident Evil 5 and more

Posted 7 days ago by Rich Stone, 137 comments

Dead Rising 4's Frank Rising Story DLC Dated

Have you ever wondered how the stars of zombie games can take munch after munch from the undead and never worry about joining their ranks? As it turns out, Frank West isn't completely immune to such a thing.

Posted 8 days ago by Kelly Packard, 17 comments

Screenshot Saturday March 18th: Aven Colony, Grave, Thimbleweed Park and More

This weekend we had SXSW. Even though SXSW involves other forms of media as well as games, this didn't stop a massive 23 games from showcasing new gifs and screenshots of their work in progress.

Posted 8 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 6 comments

Kyub's Update to Launch This Week With Price Drop

Earlier this month, Ninja Egg announced an update for their ID@Xbox puzzler Kyub. According to the team, the update has now passed certification and will be going live the week of March 20th.

Posted 9 days ago by Kelly Packard, 7 comments

Halo Wars 2 Upcoming Update and DLC Details

Originally supposed to launch last week, the "Kinsano" leader DLC and accompanying patch for Halo Wars 2 are now set to arrive early next week, though there is no official time.

Posted 9 days ago by Kelly Packard, 19 comments

Astroneer Patch 131 Available Now

The latest patch for space exploration adventure Astroneer, currently in Game Preview as an Xbox Play Anywhere title, improves performance and changes how players interact with save files.

Posted 9 days ago by Luc1d, 1 comment

Happy Wars Hosts a Rank-Up Event

Happy Wars players just got a little happier thanks to an ongoing Rank-Up Campaign that provides 30% bonus XP in multiplayer. Remember, unlocking the rank achievements in the 360 version unlocks them on the One.

Posted 11 days ago by Kelly Packard, 17 comments

Weekend Headlines March 10-12th Part 2: Project CARS 2, Sea of Thieves and More

Following on from the many announcements from last weekend, we end the roundup with all of the trailers, screenshots, release dates, updates and other details to be found.

Posted 11 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 12 comments

X-Morph: Defense Co-op Gameplay Tears Up Egypt

Another short gameplay video has been released for X-Morph: Defense, the upcoming title from EXOR Studios which mixes twin-stick shooting with tower defense.

Posted 12 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 2 comments

Killer Instinct Details 3.7 Patch and Double XP Event

Killer Instinct has detailed their latest patch, 3.07, in video and text form and has also announced a Double XP event that will run from today through until Monday.

Posted 12 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 12 comments

Don't Forget to Visit The Calendar Man Tomorrow In Batman Arkham City

With tomorrow being Saint Patrick's Day, this presents an opportunity to make progress towards a specific date-sensitive achievement in the three versions of Batman: Arkham City.

Posted 12 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 3 comments

ID@Xbox Brings Many Titles to GDC17

At ID's fourth Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, Microsoft showcased 46 titles between a press preview event and the Microsoft Lobby.

Posted 14 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 12 comments

Voodoo Vince: Remastered Developer Interview and Gameplay

Voodoo Vince: Remastered's release date is approaching hot and fast. It's one of the first original Xbox remasters we've seen on the One. See more gameplay and a chat with Creative Director Clayton Kauzlaric in a video.

Posted 14 days ago by Kelly Packard, 6 comments

Screenshot Saturday March 11th: The Long Dark, Days of War, Aaero and More

Last weekend saw many developers and publishers attend PAX East. For those of you who were unable to attend, they provided screenshots and gifs for their upcoming titles. We have images from 16 titles for you to peruse.

Posted 15 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 3 comments

You'll Fight a Giant, Skyscraper-Crushing Tarantula Mech in X-Morph Defense

The title really speaks for itself. Today's video shows off the WWE-style intro for what's sure to become everyone's favorite eight-legged mech in a tower defense game as it topples a building and looks generally menacing.

Posted 15 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 3 comments

The Walking Dead - A New Frontier Channels Negan in Episode 3 Trailer

It's not as intimidating as Lucille, but the way everyone in this new trailer is swinging a baseball bat might give some fans some awful flashbacks. But look on the bright side; the release date for episode three is revealed, too.

Posted 15 days ago by Mark Delaney, 10 comments

Kyub Upcoming Update Previewed

Ninja Egg, developers of Kyub, have taken to Twitter to show off one of the new features of an upcoming update. There will be "101 new levels, 18 new achievements and more."

Posted 16 days ago by Kelly Packard, 4 comments

Everspace Updates Add a Bunch of Features

A couple of updates for Everspace have hit simultaneously on Xbox One, introducing new ships and gameplay elements as well as a new voice actor. A massive haul of screenshots appeared alongside the patch notes.

Posted 17 days ago by Sam Quirke, 4 comments

Weekend Headlines March 3-5th Part 3: Screenshots, Collector's Editions and More

We finish this week's roundup with screenshots, a collector's edition for DiRT 4, and details of post release content for Ghost Recon Wildlands.

Posted 18 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 4 comments

Weekend Headlines March 3-5th Part 2: Trailers

Now that all of the announcements, updates and release dates are out of the way, lets look at all of the trailers to emerge from the weekend.

Posted 18 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 5 comments

Weekend Headlines March 3-5th Part 1: Announcements, Updates and Release Dates

Now that GDC17 is over, it's time for developers and publishers to prepare for PAX East that's taking place over this weekend. The result is another deluge of weekend news.

Posted 18 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 14 comments

Wordament on Windows 10 to Become Microsoft Ultimate Word Games

Microsoft's free Universal Windows Platform word game Wordament will be seeing some big changes soon. It has been announced that the title will undergo a name change and more. Oh yeah, there will be new achievements.

Posted 19 days ago by Kelly Packard, 32 comments

Modern Warfare Remastered to Receive Call of Duty 4's Variety Map Pack

Not one to pass up an opportunity for DLC, Activision has announced they will be bringing Call of Duty 4's one and only map pack to Modern Warfare Remastered. Did you miss the Variety Map Pack?

Posted 20 days ago by Kelly Packard, 53 comments

Two Gears of War 4 Achievements No Longer Partially Discontinued

For most of the site users, partly discontinued/unobtainable achievements are nails in their coffin, especially in games from Microsoft Studios. Gears of War 4 fixed two achievements by un-glitching the Eyes on the Prize ribbon.

Posted 20 days ago by Gabriel Kreulen, 51 comments

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Gameplay Reveal

Following on from the announcement last week, today we get our first glimpse of Middle-earth: Shadow of War in a 16-minute gameplay walkthrough.

Posted 20 days ago by Dave Horobin, 30 comments

Screenshot Saturday March 4th: Verdun, The Other 99, Tower 57 and More

We had a minor hiatus but last weekend's Game Developers Conference in San Francisco seemed as good an excuse as any to revisit the Twitter tradition of #ScreenshotSaturday.

Posted 20 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 5 comments

Gears of War 4's Newest Maps and Update Released

It's a monthly tradition at this point. Early in the month, The Coalition releases Gears of War 4's newest two maps along with an update. With today being March 7th, it's about that time again.

Posted 21 days ago by Kelly Packard, 38 comments

New Trailer, Screenshots and Release Date for Voodoo Vince: Remastered

Beep Games, developers of Voodoo Vince: Remastered, have revealed the release date for the upcoming re-release of the classic original Xbox title. Along with it, they've provided fans with a new trailer and some screenshots.

Posted 21 days ago by Kelly Packard, 7 comments

Xbox Goes to GDC

Microsoft views San Francisco's Game Developers Conference as an important part of their calendar year -- they reveal a lot of new and upcoming features for the Xbox One and Windows 10.

Posted 24 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 32 comments

You Can See the Signs in a New We Happy Few Weekly Journal

Really, the signs are everywhere for you to see that the developer behind We Happy Few pays special attention to the signage dotting the landscape. A new weekly journal covers the topic of signs in-depth.

Posted 24 days ago by Chanse Wareham, 8 comments

Wargroove Announced For Xbox One

Chucklefish -- the team behind Starbound, which could best be described as Terraria in space -- has announced their latest game Wargroove, which is pretty much Advance Wars but medieval.

Posted 26 days ago by Andy Mills, 9 comments

Thimbleweed Park Release Date Revealed

Working on the game since its Kickstarter ended back at the end of 2014, the team behind Thimbleweed Park has announced a release date for later this month for the point-and-click adventure game.

Posted 26 days ago by Andy Mills, 17 comments

Weekend Headlines Feb 24-26th Part 2: Updates, Dates, Trailers and Screens

Now that all of the announcements are out of the way, lets look at all of the other news to creep out of the weekend. We have updates, release dates, trailers and screenshots to peruse.

Posted 26 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 3 comments

Weekend Headlines Feb 24-26th Part 1: Announcements

Last weekend, developers were preparing for the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco that is currently taking place. This meant that we had a lot of announcements.

Posted 26 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 4 comments

Poi: Windows 10 Edition Achievement List Revealed

We have just picked up the achievement list for Poi: Windows 10 Edition. There are 25 achievements worth a total of 1,000 Gamerscore, none of which are secret

Posted 27 days ago by Rich Stone, 9 comments

Hitchhiker (Win 10) Releasing March 3rd

Matt Hall, the developer behind Hitchhiker (Win 10), has confirmed to that the game will be available to download from the Windows store on March 3rd.

Posted 27 days ago by Dave Horobin, 13 comments

Gimme Five Releases Patch

Windows OS game Gimme Five was recently updated with achievements and more. Since then, more than 800 of our users have tried out the game and 40 have managed to complete it. Today it received a patch.

Posted 28 days ago by Kelly Packard, 23 comments

Halo Wars 2 Demo Now Available

If you're still on the fence about Xbox One's latest RTS release, Halo Wars 2, a demo has just been released on the Marketplace that might help you make up your mind. It includes the first campaign mission and Blitz multiplayer.

Posted 28 days ago by Kelly Packard, 7 comments

Spheroids Review

Spheroids is the latest iteration in a long history of games riffing on the bubble-popping arcade classic, Pang. Eclipse Games attempts to add some variety with platforming and goofy humour, but has the bubble finally burst?

Posted 29 days ago by Sam Quirke, 13 comments