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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 yesterday by Kelly Packard, 6 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 yesterday by Kelly Packard, 15 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 2 days ago by Kelly Packard, 36 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 2 days ago by Andy Mills, 11 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 3 days ago by Dave Horobin, 13 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 3 days ago by Kelly Packard, 17 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 3 days ago by Mark Delaney, 21 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 3 days ago by Mark Delaney, 17 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 3 days 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 6 days 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 6 days 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 7 days 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 7 days ago by Mark Delaney, 102 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 8 days 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 8 days ago by Mark Delaney, 94 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 8 days 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 8 days ago by Kelly Packard, 7 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 9 days 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 9 days 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 9 days 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 11 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 36 comments

Microsoft Solitaire Collection Now Available on iOS and Android

Microsoft has today announced that Microsoft Solitaire Collection s now available on iOS and Android devices with full Xbox LIVE integration.

Posted 17 days ago by Dave Horobin, 52 comments

Happy Wars Heads To Windows 10 Next Month

First the Xbox 360, then the Xbox One, and now the Windows 10 will be graced with the joys of large-scale multiplayer mayhem as Happy Wars prepares to release on the Windows platform next month.

Posted 20 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 22 comments

Gwent: The Witcher Card Game Explains Player Progression

The community was evidentally struggling to fully understand how the player progression system works in Gwent: The Witcher Card Game. Marcin Momot and Jason Slama answer popular questions on the topic in the latest video.

Posted 20 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 2 comments

Bethesda Pinball DLC in Pinball FX2 Receives Release Date

Bethesda and Zen Studios tease us again with a new video that's sure to get Pinball FX2 players excited for the upcoming "Bethesda Pinball" DLC pack as well as confirming the release date.

Posted 20 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 1 comment

Weekend Conversation: Halo's Legacy - What Does It Mean To You?

Like Xbox, its most famous 2001 launch title, Halo, is also celebrating a decade and a half of influence and memories. Come drop in to this weekend's chat regarding the brand's flagship hero and franchise.

Posted 22 days ago by Mark Delaney, 53 comments

TA Podcast: Watch_Dogs 2, Assassin's Creed The Ezio Collection and More

It's another week of big releases, and we've once again forsaken our completion percentages to bring you our early thoughts on Watch_Dogs 2 and Assassin's Creed The Ezio Collection.

Posted 22 days ago by Dave Horobin, 12 comments

Batman - The Telltale Series Episode 4 Batsignaled For Next Tuesday

Batman's first season with Telltale has been keeping up with its promise of releasing all five episodes in 2016. The penultimate episode will be no different, as it's due out in just a few days time.

Posted 23 days ago by Mark Delaney, 11 comments

Inn-side Story Discusses Creating Sea Of Thieves' Islands

Rare's Sea Of Thieves development video series "Inn-side Story" continues this week with episode number eight. In this episode, two of the fine folks at Rare discuss how they create the game's islands.

Posted 23 days ago by Andy Mills, 2 comments

The Game Awards 2016 Nominees Announced

It's far from the only video game award show, but because of the outlets involved and its secondary duty as a teaser trailer landing spot, The Game Awards have made a name for themselves with the industry.

Posted 24 days ago by Mark Delaney, 60 comments

Zen Studios Teases Bethesda Tables for Pinball FX2

Pinball. Pinball never changes. Unless, of course, you infuse it with some Bethesda-themed tables, which is just what Zen Studios, the developers of Pinball FX2, have teased on Twitter. Stay tuned for more information!

Posted 24 days ago by Kelly Packard, 9 comments

Gwent: The Witcher Card Game Beta Receives Substantial Patch

Players have been deck building and battling in the Gwent: The Witcher Card Game beta on Xbox One and PC since the end of October. Today's patch addresses the balance of the game, bugs and tidies up loose odds and ends.

Posted 24 days ago by Kelly Packard, 9 comments

Xbox Previews This Year's Black Friday Sale

For those of us who don't enjoy the rush of Black Friday at brick-and-mortar stores — camping outside, standing in line for three hours, the possibility of being swept away by a stampede of shoppers — we look to digital deals.

Posted 26 days ago by Kelly Packard, 94 comments

Winner: Gears of War 4 Ultimate Edition

Another contest is over, and it's time to find out who will be receiving a download code for the Gears of War 4 Ultimate Edition, which was kindly donated to us by community member NO1KEV.

Posted 26 days ago by Dave Horobin, 20 comments

Halo 15th Anniversary Teaser

Tuesday, November 15th will be the 15th anniversary of the prolific Halo franchise, a series that holds a special place in the hearts of many now twenty-and-thirty-somethings worldwide. What will it bring?

Posted 26 days ago by Kelly Packard, 58 comments

Sea of Thieves Developer Trailer Shows How to Animate

Lead Animator Andrew Burt discusses the technicalities of animating an enemy that shares some similarities to the human characters, but many differences too.

Posted 29 days ago by Ben Terrett, 2 comments

The Xbox Holiday Update Arrives Today — What's New?

Xbox wished a happy holiday season to their player base by pushing out a big update today, the first substantial patch since the summer update in August. Say hello to achievement rarity, clubs, LFG, group messaging and more!

Posted 30 days ago by Kelly Packard, 79 comments

The Little Acre Suffers A Little Delay

The charming-looking point-and-click adventure game The Little Acre has been delayed, developer Pewter Games have announced. Instead of launching this month, the game has been pushed back a few weeks into December.

Posted 30 days ago by Andy Mills, 1 comment

Creating Catwoman in BATMAN – The Telltale Series

A new video has been released for Telltale Game's point and click adventure title, BATMAN – The Telltale Series that sees Shanon Ingles and Laura Bailey discuss the creative process behind bringing Catwoman to life in the game.

Posted 30 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 0 comments

Two More Resident Evil 7 Volumes

Two more volumes for Resident Evil 7 show glimpses at a couple of wildly different bodies. Volume 9 shows a mysterious enemy in the dark, whereas Volume 10 provides a quick look at Aunt Rhody.

Posted 30 days ago by Andy Mills, 4 comments

Forza 6: Apex Gets DLC on Windows 10

A huge number of new cars are available as part of two different car packs to let motor enthusiasts better express themselves. Also there's the little release of the legendary racing track Nürburgring.

Posted 1 month ago by Kevin Tavore, 29 comments

TA Competition: Gears of War 4 Ultimate Edition

We've got a code for the Gears of War 4 Ultimate Edition (includes the game and the season pass) plus a "Bonus Gear Pack" up for grabs, thanks to the extremely generous community member, NO1KEV.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 1267 comments

XBL Content Roundup: November 4th, 2016

In the previous two weeks, several big-title games have been released. There's Titanfall 2, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 10 comments

Gears Honors 10 Years With Credits and Bounties Patch, the Carmines and More

Bet I can make you feel old in one sentence — Gears of War is 10 years old. Now that that's over with, let's talk about how The Coalition is celebrating with some additions and changes to Gears of War 4.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 62 comments

Hands On with the Gwent: The Witcher Card Game Beta

CD Projekt Red have been kind enough to post a lengthy developer video showing the game in action. Join Community Manager Kristine Steimar and Developer Michal Dobrowolski as they build a deck and play a few rounds.

Posted 1 month ago by Ben Terrett, 14 comments

COD: Infinite Warfare & COD: Modern Warfare Remastered on Windows

A few weeks ago, pages for Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered surfaced on the Windows Store. With the launch of the games impending, this wasn't really that strange.

Posted 1 month ago by Jack Watling, 25 comments

TA Competition: 10,000 Gigantic Xbox One Closed Beta Keys to be Won

This Gigantic closed beta on the Xbox One will be taking place this coming weekend, and our friends over at the game's publishers, Perfect World, have given us a whopping 10,000 codes to giveaway to the TA community.

Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 52 comments

Hitchhiker Getting Live Compatibility for Windows 10

Although Hitchhiker is free to download, it doesn't have Xbox Live functionality... yet. However, MatthewHall3D is pleased to announce that the game has been approved to become an Xbox Live title on Windows 10.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 6 comments

Resident Evil 7 Trailers Continue To Reveal Gameplay

Capcom releases the latest two trailers in their long running series showing off more of the gameplay from the upcoming survival horror frightfest, Resident Evil 7.

Posted 1 month ago by Andrew Ogley, 8 comments

BATMAN - The Telltale Series Bat Tech Design Video

The latest director commentary video for BATMAN - The Telltale Series gives an inside look at the development of the Bat Tech used in the popular point and click adventure game.

Posted 1 month ago by Luc1d, 0 comments