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[UPDATE] ID@Xbox Releases: Week Beginning January 23rd, 2017

This week we have four confirmed titles that will be releasing from ID@Xbox. We say "confirmed" because Spheroids is rumoured to also be releasing on Friday for Xbox One after last week's Windows 10 release.

Posted 20 hours ago by Rebecca Smith, 7 comments

Discover The Gaming Styles Found In We Happy Few

Behind-the-scenes video clip reveals the three different play styles that will be available in the new title, with an explanation of what that will mean to the player and the game mechanics.

Posted yesterday by Andrew Ogley, 3 comments

Screenshot Saturday January 14th: LEGO Dimensions, Mutant Football League

Last Saturday, another 14 games provided screenshots of their upcoming titles. The subjects ranged from new levels to very minor details that might make all the difference when a game is released.

Posted 5 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 6 comments

ID@Xbox Releases: Week Beginning January 16th, 2017

We may have seen two titles already this week, but there are plenty more to follow on Friday in case there was nothing that you fancied yet.

Posted 5 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 16 comments

Resident Evil 7 Confirmed for Xbox Play Anywhere

Resident Evil 7 has been confirmed for Xbox's Play Anywhere program, Phil Spencer tweeted today. While we already knew there were going to be both Xbox One and Windows 10 versions, Play Anywhere is a nice surprise.

Posted 6 days ago by Kelly Packard, 11 comments

Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 Announces Beta for PC

For those looking forward to what is most assuredly a completely peaceful and not at all dangerous adventure, two single-player missions will be available in a recently announced PC Beta test for Sniper Ghost Warrior 3.

Posted 6 days ago by Chanse Wareham, 8 comments

Weekend Headlines Jan 13-15th: Announcements, Updates and Trailers

At the end of last week, Nintendo revealed more details and games for their upcoming console. You would be forgiven for thinking that it was all that happened last weekend, but you would be wrong.

Posted 7 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 9 comments

TA Poll: What's Your Most Anticipated 2017 Xbox Console Exclusive?

Scalebound can be crossed off your calendars. It's a big loss for Microsoft as a publisher of exclusive titles. There are still others to look forward to in 2017, though. Which has you most excited and why?

Posted 10 days ago by Mark Delaney, 178 comments

We Happy Few Takes Us Behind The Scenes with Voice Recording

Narrative Director, Alex Epstein, takes us behind the scenes of We Happy Few and talks us through the process of recording a voice actor for the game.

Posted 10 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 9 comments

Resident Evil 7 Welcomes You Home In New Trailer

Fans are welcomed home in the new Resident Evil 7 trailer. Hungry horror fans will hopefully have a mouth-watering, pure horror filled treat waiting for them come January 24th when the title releases.

Posted 10 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 10 comments

Happy Wars Rank Up Campaign Now On

Coinciding with the "Save The Demon KING" EVENT, Happy Wars now has another event live too. The "Rank Up Campaign" allows you to earn 30% extra score in multiplayer modes.

Posted 11 days ago by Megan Walton, 20 comments

Halo Wars 2 Beta for New Blitz Card Game; Windows 10 Retail Editions Revealed

It's no secret that card games are trendy right now. The Halo universe joins the trend with Blitz, their new card game within Halo Wars 2. Test your hand — literally — with the beta later this month.

Posted 12 days ago by Kelly Packard, 49 comments

Latest Sea of Thieves Inn-side Story Reveals The Importance Of Co-Op Gameplay

Senior designers explain why you're going to need a full crew of shipmates if you're going to succeed in locating and capturing the pirate's treasure, and don't forget to bring your own shovel.

Posted 13 days ago by Andrew Ogley, 9 comments

Halo Wars: Definitive Edition Review

With the imminent release of Halo Wars 2 on the horizon, Halo Wars: Definitive Edition gives players another chance to return to the battlefield as well as possibly introducing new fans to the series.

Posted 14 days ago by Lexley Ford, 25 comments

Weekend Headlines Jan 6-8th: What Happened While We Were Away

Most people would expect Friday to Sunday to be quiet for gaming news. Well, it isn't. In a new feature, we're going to recap everything that happened while we were away over the previous weekend.

Posted 15 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 10 comments

Scalebound Has Been Cancelled

Microsoft isn't having the best time with its exclusive games in development at the moment. Less than a year on from the cancellation of Fable Legends, it looks like Scalebound could be meeting the same fate...

Posted 15 days ago by Sam Quirke, 228 comments

Gwent: The Witcher Card Game Patch Stops Cheaters

The latest update for free-to-play Witcher spin-off Gwent: The Witcher Card Game stops cheaters from triggering auto-wins and resolves some game desynchronisation issues.

Posted 15 days ago by Luc1d, 15 comments

The Long Dark Updated to v.389 with the Latest Patch

A new hotfix has been released for The Long Dark that looks to fix a small number of issues and bugs that have been discovered after the release of the "Resolute Outfitter" update.

Posted 16 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 6 comments

TrueAchievements Has Now Tracked 1 Billion Achievement Unlocks

After almost 9 years of tracking Xbox Gamers' achievement unlocks, we have now accumulated a staggering one billion of them! Analysing the data in various ways has thrown up some interesting results...

Posted 19 days ago by Rich Stone, 191 comments

Kyub Dated for Windows 10 With Price Drop

Kyub, Ninja Egg's challenging puzzler that launched on Xbox One this summer, has been dated for release on Windows 10. A price drop of the Xbox One version will accompany the Windows launch.

Posted 20 days ago by Kelly Packard, 8 comments

Seven New Vehicles Available in Forza Horizon 3

Microsoft is ringing in the new year with the Rockstar Car Pack, featuring seven new vehicles that are available now in Forza Horizon 3.

Posted 21 days ago by Marc Caccamise, 26 comments

Gigantic Shines Spotlight On New Hero

It's time for the latest hero from Gigantic to take their place in the spotlight. Welcome to Lord Knossos the hefty horned hero bull who is more than capable of leading any charge.

Posted 21 days ago by Andrew Ogley, 4 comments

January 2017's Games With Gold Announced

A set of titles focusing on competition and co-operation lead the charge for 2017's first Games with Gold titles. Kick off the New Year with Deathtrap and The Cave, then finish off January with Killer Instinct and Rayman Origins.

Posted 1 month ago by Ashley Woodcock, 125 comments

Xbox Previews the Countdown Sale

As we approach the end of the year, we also approach Xbox's Countdown Sale, which Microsoft is calling "the biggest sale ever for the Xbox Store." To get a preview at what's ahead, take a look at the promotional video.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 135 comments

Big Buck Hunter Pro Adventure (Win 8) Achievement Reminder

As the holiday season draws nearer, we decorate our trees, plan the perfect gifts for our loved ones, and, of course, shoot 12 Whitetail Bucks between the 17th and 31st of December in Big Buck Hunter Pro Adventure.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 4 comments

Watch the First Two Hours of Forza Horizon 3's Blizzard Mountain

"Blizzard Mountain", the eagerly anticipated new expansion for Forza Horizon 3 released yesterday, and we streamed the first couple of hours on over on our Twitch channel.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 10 comments

Playtonic Shows Off Yooka-Laylee's Latest World and Reveals Release Date

Millions of gamers have been following Yooka-Laylee all throughout its development process, from the initial announcement of "Project Ukulele" to the fulfillment of the Kickstarter goal. It finally has a release date.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 11 comments

TrueAchievements Game of the Year Awards

12 months ago Fallout 4 rose above over 300 games to be named the TrueAchievements GotY, but which game will take the title in this years awards? The choice is the TrueAchievements Game of the Year 2016 is yours.

Posted 1 month ago by Cee Jay, 111 comments

Gigantic Enters Open Beta - Try It Now On Xbox One and Windows 10

Motiga's free-to-play MOBA title, Gigantic, has entered Open Beta and is ready for players to check out right now. During the Beta, there will be a weekly rotation of three maps and six heroes from the roster of 16.

Posted 1 month ago by Ashley Woodcock, 7 comments

Astroneer Release Dated for Game Preview and Confirmed for Play Anywhere

System Era Softworks' space exploration game Astroneer has been officially dated for its entry into the Game Preview program. The devs have also confirmed its Play Anywhere capability.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 10 comments

Sea of Thieves Alpha Announced

We've been hearing about Sea of Thieves for a long time, now the announcement of an alpha phase has brought the chance to possibly be able to play it. Just make sure you're signed up with the Sea of Thieves insider program.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 17 comments

Modern Warfare Remastered's Remaining Maps and More Arrive in December Update

This month's Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered update will add the missing maps, two game modes, a winter-themed map and more. It's all going to be available next week.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 41 comments

Enjoy Over 10 Minutes Of Resident Evil 7 Gameplay

Over the course of three videos, Capcom provide over 10 minutes of gameplay footage from the upcoming Resident Evil 7. Across the three videos, player character Ethan deals with the Baker Family both directly and indirectly.

Posted 1 month ago by Andy Mills, 17 comments

Batman - The Telltale Series Finale Arrives Next Week

The fifth and final episode of BATMAN – The Telltale Series titled Episode 5: City of Light will be available to download on all platforms next Tuesday, December 13th.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 36 comments

Silence Review

The dictionary definition of silence is the "absence of any sound or noise." In Daedalic's Silence, it's the name of a fantasy world where everything and everyone are not as they seem.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 21 comments

Resident Evil 7 Releases New Trailer Ahead of Xbox One Demo Release

Resident Evil fans have been clamoring for a return to the series' roots for years, and RE7 looks to finally deliver on that front. You can play the demo on Xbox starting this weekend ahead of the game's January due date.

Posted 1 month ago by Mark Delaney, 22 comments

ReCore Highlights Your Next Bot Companion In New Trailer

ReCore released in September to mixed reviews, and some cited a missing fifth robot that was seemingly pulled from the game for unknown reasons. Whatever those reasons were, the fifth robot is now on its way.

Posted 1 month ago by Mark Delaney, 20 comments

Hitchhiker Reveals Character Personalities

One of the key features of the gameplay is that each of the ten hitchhikers has their own personality. Today, we have details on each of the ten hitchhikers as whom you will be playing. Who will be your favourite?

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 4 comments

The Surge Reveal Three New Mini-Bosses

New trio of screenshots reveal new mini-bosses which are looking bigger and tougher with each set of reveal images. This could be a tough game to beat.

Posted 1 month ago by Andrew Ogley, 1 comment

Resident Evil 7 New Screenshots Released

Screenshots reveal the stunning level of detail and gorgeous imagery for the new title but also remind us of the horrors that lie in waiting in the mansion.

Posted 1 month ago by Andrew Ogley, 21 comments

Get to Know More About Atriox in the New Halo Wars 2 Trailer

From inspiration behind the character, to the Halo lore surrounding him, learn all about Atriox before you go into battle against him and his forces.

Posted 1 month ago by Chanse Wareham, 8 comments

We Deserve Better

The Game Awards was broadcast live across several platforms on Thursday night. If you missed it, consider yourself fortunate. The show was as bad as ever, and as gamers we deserve better. When will we see improvement?

Posted 1 month ago by Mark Delaney, 103 comments

TA Competition: Furi

Earlier today we announced that we're teaming up with ID@Xbox to bring you the latest news, reviews, live streams and video content for games releasing through the program, as well being able to give away more codes than ever!

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 651 comments

The Game Awards Winners List

Another year has come to an end, so it's time to reflect on all that we played and experienced throughout 2016. Check out the winners from The Game Awards. Did your favorites take home any trophies?

Posted 1 month ago by Mark Delaney, 95 comments

Halo Wars: Definitive Edition Release Date and Official Trailer

The release date for the Halo Wars: Definitive Edition, included with the Halo Wars 2 Ultimate Edition, has been announced. Luckily, it's two months before Halo Wars 2 comes out, so we have time to play it!

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 23 comments

The Ender Update Arrives Soon for Minecraft: Pocket and Windows 10 Editions

To put it lightly, it's been a pretty big year for Minecraft. Aside from selling more than 100 million copies, the team over at Mojang has been trying to get its many Pocket Editions and the Windows 10 Edition Beta up to speed.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 11 comments

Gears of War 4 Debuts New December Maps and Update

Out with the old, in with new! Since today is the first of December, and the second month of Gears of War 4's new cycling map rotation, he Coalition has revealed two new maps joining the battlegrounds next week.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 47 comments

Latest Short Haul Talks About Sea Of Thieves' Outposts

Rare have released the eighth episode of Short Haul, the shorter video series the developer created for Sea Of Thieves. In this episode, we hear from how the game's outposts will be created.

Posted 1 month ago by Andy Mills, 1 comment

Gears of War 4 Tests the Competitive Crossplay Waters Between Xbox and PC

When Gears of War 4 was first announced as a Play Anywhere title, both its fans and developers were adamant about keeping any competitive modes separate. But nonetheless, they're giving it a go this weekend.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 32 comments

Gimme Five (Win 10) Achievements Revealed

Three months ago, we were able to reveal that Gimme Five (Win 10) would be receiving an update to give it Xbox Live features on Windows 10. We can exclusively reveal the achievement list for the game.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 36 comments