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Ooblets Announced for Xbox One and Windows 10 Play Anywhere

To describe the upcoming Ooblets in the simplest way would be to quote its Lead Programmer and Artist: "It’s been likened to Pokémon smushed into Harvest Moon and stirred up with some Animal Crossing."

Posted 7 hours ago by Kelly Packard, 4 comments

Halo Wars 2 Review

Creative Assembly has taken the reins. With Halo Wars 2, they've set out to put the Halo universe back into the hands of the strategists and once again prove that the RTS is a console-friendly genre.

Posted 13 hours ago by Lexley Ford, 11 comments

Gears of War 4's Feral Horde Weekend Offers Double Class XP, Free Skins and More

Gears of War 4's latest weekend event is entirely devoted to its Horde user base. Starting on Friday, players can join in the Feral Horde Weekend, which has on offer double horde class experience, free skins and more.

Posted yesterday by Kelly Packard, 19 comments

Full Metal Furies Announced for Xbox One and Windows 10

Full Metal Furies is an upcoming beat 'em up from Cellar Door Games that takes the old-school ways of the genre and puts a modern twist on it that eliminates bad hit detection, button mashing, and plenty more.

Posted 2 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 3 comments

Weekend Headlines Feb 17-19th Part 2: Trailers, Screenshots and More

Following on from part 1, we now have the trailers, screenshots and other details that were also revealed over the three day period.

Posted 2 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 11 comments

Prepare for Halo Wars 2 with a Multiplayer Overview Video

A new video for Halo Wars 2 from developer Creative Assembly, gives us a short preview of the four different modes gamers will be checking out today in the game's multiplayer.

Posted 4 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 1 comment

TGN Spec Deck: Halo Wars 2

Speculation and conversation is the name of the game as Will and Renn discuss Halo Wars 2, their excitement (or lack thereof), and whether it's really a product we need right now.

Posted 6 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 18 comments

Sea Of Thieves Alpha Technical Update Details Released

Sea of Thieves receives an update that introduces the voyage system, fall damage, visceral spewing and some angry and rather bony buccaneers

Posted 7 days ago by Andrew Ogley, 4 comments

Beam Has Begun Rolling Out For Xbox Insiders

If you're a member of the Xbox Insider Program, you may have the option to test out the Beam app which offers an interactive streaming experience like never before for both you and your viewers.

Posted 7 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 12 comments

Halo Wars 2 Video Round-Up [UPDATE]

With Halo Wars 2 Ultimate Edition now available we have rounded up a bunch of new videos covering everything from gameplay and strategy to music and art.

Posted 8 days ago by Luc1d, 0 comments

Phil Spencer Previews Xbox in 2017, Confirms Two Titles for Play Anywhere

In Phil Spencer's recent blog post affirming to us that 2017 will be an awesome year for Xbox, he has also confirmed a few details about Play Anywhere. Phantom Dust and Voodoo Vince: Remastered will both be included.

Posted 8 days ago by Kelly Packard, 39 comments

We Happy Few Talks About Community

A brief video featuring the community manager for Compulsion Games covers the We Happy Few gaming community, and the ways that fans of the title can interact with, and provide feedback on, the in-progress game.

Posted 8 days ago by Chanse Wareham, 0 comments

New Trailer and Details for Cities: Skylines

Announced in 2015 for Xbox One and Windows 10, lately we haven't heard anything about Cities: Skylines other than publisher Paradox Interactive repeatedly confirming it was still on the way.

Posted 8 days ago by Kelly Packard, 13 comments

Achievement Art Previewed for Voodoo Vince: Remastered

When Voodoo Vince launched on the original Xbox in 2003, achievements weren't around. In a few months, Vince will be getting the achievements he deserves. Check out some of the achievement art from the game.

Posted 9 days ago by Kelly Packard, 5 comments

Snake Pass Launches in March Through Play Anywhere

Sumo Digital, developers of Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed, have announced their first original IP, Snake Pass, will be releasing in March. The title will be available on both Xbox One and Windows and supports Play Anywhere.

Posted 9 days ago by Kelly Packard, 6 comments

X-Morph: Defense Is Coming to the Xbox One and Windows 10 Later This Year

Developer EXOR Studios has announced X-Morph: Defense, an upcoming title that offers a mix of twin-stick shooting and tower defense. Have a look at plenty of details, screens and videos.

Posted 9 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 8 comments

Dead Rising 4 Free Valentine's Day Update Details

Frank dons a Cupid outfit and the zombies are suitably dressed for this year's Valentines Day too in Dead Rising 4 as Capcom releases the "My Bloody Valentine" pack for free on Xbox, and later this month on Windows 10.

Posted 10 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 20 comments

Batman: Arkham City Achievement Reminder for All Versions

Don't forget to pay The Calendar Man a visit in the different versions of Batman: Arkham City today. Doing so will make progress towards the Storyteller achievement.

Posted 11 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 12 comments

Halo Wars 2 Soundtrack Details and a Suicidal Trailer Released

343 Industries releases an exclusive first listen of the original soundtrack for Halo Wars 2. There's also a composer Q&A to check out, as well as a short trailer full of Suicidal Grunts ruining someones base.

Posted 11 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 13 comments

Halo Wars 2 Achievement List and Trailers

With just days to go until the release of real time strategy behemoth Halo Wars 2, we have the achievement list for the initial 1000GS and a couple of new trailers for you to enjoy.

Posted 12 days ago by Luc1d, 26 comments

Retail Releases: Week Of February 13th, 2017

For Honor, Halo Wars 2 Ultimate Edition which offers four days early access over the standard edition, Sniper Elite 4, and RIDE 2 hit the retails this week.

Posted 12 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 10 comments

We Happy Few Level Design Video

Level designer Antoine talks us through the New Shelters in the latest video released showcasing more content from Compulsion Games' ID@Xbox title, We Happy Few.

Posted 15 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 3 comments

The Walking Dead - A New Frontier Episode 3 Arrives in March

While Telltale seemed to launch all of BATMAN - The Telltale Series' episodes in such a timely manner, it looks like we might be back to the ways of waiting with The Walking Dead. Episode 3 will be available in March.

Posted 15 days ago by Kelly Packard, 10 comments

Hitchhiker (Win 10) Achievement List Revealed

Last year, MatthewHall3D announced that Hitchhiker (Win 10) had been approved to become an Xbox Live title, which means it can use cloud saves, leaderboards and, most significantly for us here on TA, achievements.

Posted 16 days ago by Dave Horobin, 19 comments

Gwent: The Witcher Card Game Receives Big Update Including New Factions

Popular card game from The Witcher receives a large update with over 60 new cards added, a new faction, and a whole washing list of tweaks and adjustments.

Posted 18 days ago by Andrew Ogley, 3 comments

ID@Xbox Releases: Week Beginning February 6th, 2017

This week brings five new ID@Xbox titles, the first of which is being released tomorrow. We have a run & gun shooter, a puzzle game, old-school survival horror, a rhythm-controlled dungeon crawler and a platformer.

Posted 18 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 12 comments

Gigantic Exile in the North and Eternal Dawn Update Details

Free-to-play MOBA Gigantic, a Game Preview title on Xbox One and PC, is receiving a series of updates beginning with "Exile in the North" and moving on to "Eternal Dawn".

Posted 20 days ago by Luc1d, 1 comment

Have Some Face to Face Interactions With We Happy Few

We Happy Few presents a short video covering the technology being used to provide a more realistic and entertaining set of facial expressions for those you encounter in the game.

Posted 21 days ago by Chanse Wareham, 0 comments

The Uncertain Fate of Social Gaming

The long, silent death of... okay let's not be overly dramatic here. Gaming is social and it always will be. But that doesn't mean everything is going well for the online side of gaming.

Posted 22 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 65 comments

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Rave in the Redwoods Stream

Associate project director, Lee Ross, and special guest Kevin Smith discuss all things zombies in an hour long gameplay stream of the Rave in the Redwoods zombie experience from the "Sabotage" DLC pack in Infinte Warfare.

Posted 21 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 1 comment

Fallout Shelter Announced for Xbox One and Windows 10 Play Anywhere

Just in case the Fallout series didn't already have complete domination of every platform it touches, the hit free-to-play title Fallout Shelter will now be added to Xbox One and Windows 10 as a Play Anywhere title.

Posted 22 days ago by Kelly Packard, 82 comments

Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime & Monkey Island 2 Now Free with Games with Gold

The first of February marks a chance for Xbox LIVE Gold members to boost their backlog as two new games are now available to download.

Posted 24 days ago by Dave Horobin, 27 comments

Weekend Headlines Jan 27-29th Part 2: Updates, Trailers, Screenshots and More

Following on from the eight announcements that occurred this weekend, we now have the trailers, screenshots and other details that were also revealed over the three day period.

Posted 24 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 1 comment

Resident Evil 7: Biohazard First Banned Footage DLC Trailer Released

Whilst the Bakers have always been most welcoming to new guests, Marguerite's cooking could easily put people in a hospital so it's time to escape the confines of the bedroom in the new DLC.

Posted 24 days ago by Andrew Ogley, 20 comments

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Previews Sabotage Multiplayer

Infinity Ward does plenty of running, gunning and jumping on the four new maps coming to Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare with the "Sabotage" DLC. Take a look at the new content in a set of screens and a multiplayer trailer.

Posted 25 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 2 comments

New Concept Art for State of Decay 2

Aside from the occasional tease on social media, Undead Labs has been rather mum on State of Decay 2. Instead of violence, quench your bloodthirsty, flesh-eating desire to see more with concept art.

Posted 26 days ago by Kelly Packard, 12 comments

It is Wu's Turn in the Spotlight in a New Video for Gigantic

A new hero spotlight showcases Wu. Our agile, frog friend on the harsh battlefields of Gigantic. Ready to bring rapid attacks, martial arts prowess and a sticky tongue to the fight.

Posted 26 days ago by Chanse Wareham, 1 comment

Gimme Five Receives Release Date

Developer Shuboarder's upcoming party title Gimme Five has received a release date via the game's official Twitter account. In less than a week, you can throw high fives all around when the title releases on Windows 10.

Posted 27 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 14 comments

Dead Rising 4 to Receive Harder Difficulties, Free Costumes and One Hour Trial

Frank West has returned to the Willamette Mall, his old stomping grounds, in Dead Rising 4. Things will get a little more interesting with the addition of two more difficulties, new costumes and a free trial.

Posted 28 days ago by Kelly Packard, 49 comments

Gears of War 4's Social Quickplay Now Crossplay Between Xbox One and Windows 10

At the end of November, The Coalition tried out an experiment. They pitted Xbox One and Windows 10 players against each other for the first time. All has gone according to plan and Social Quickplay now is crossplay.

Posted 28 days ago by Kelly Packard, 21 comments

The Next System Update Detailed for Xbox and Windows Insider Program Members

The newest Xbox and Windows Insider Program update will include features such as Beam Streaming, Windows 10 Game Mode, a Gaming Section in the System Settings, Screentime parental options, and plenty more.

Posted 30 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 9 comments

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Raves In The Redwoods

Detailed just after Christmas last month, Infinite Warfare's upcoming zombie experience will see a set of zombie-slaying characters heading back to the 1990's in Rave in the Redwoods.

Posted 30 days ago by Ashley Woodcock, 17 comments

Resident Evil 7 DLC Detailed

Resident Evil 7 just got here, but that's not stopping Capcom from already announcing both its first and second DLC expansions. The timed PlayStation exclusives will be coming to Xbox One next month.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 39 comments

Pinball FX2 to Receive Star Wars: Rogue One Table

The prolific virtual pinball game Pinball FX2, well known to TA users for its notoriously hard achievements, will be adding yet another Star Wars table based on the Rogue One: A Star Wars Story film.

Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 10 comments

Weekend Headlines Jan 20th-22nd: Patches Galore, Announcements, Trailers and Art

The weekend is obviously the best time to update a game. Amongst the news of six updates, there were also announcements, trailers and character reveals.

Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 8 comments

[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 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 10 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 1 month ago 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 1 month 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 1 month ago by Rebecca Smith, 19 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 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 11 comments