Xbox's backwards compatibility team isn't messing around in 2017. Following on last week's additions of two Battlefield games and Dragon Age: Origins, three more titles, including Tekken 6, have now been added.
Posted yesterday by Kelly Packard, 14 comments
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 yesterday by Rebecca Smith, 6 comments
A pattern's beginning to emerge in Deals with Gold as again we get a selection of mostly smaller and indie titles on the One, whilst the 360 again gets a simulation title discounted along with that rare sighting, its DLC.
Posted 3 days ago by Chewie, 85 comments
It's been around eighteen months since we last heard about On a Roll, the rollerblading title from Creative Concepts. Here we get a short video with an avatar of pro blader Robert Guerrero showing the grinding mechanics in action.
Posted 4 days ago by Chewie, 10 comments
Minecraft is continuing to be supported long after its release, and now we have another minor update to let you know about, that affects both the Xbox One and 360 versions of the game.
Posted 7 days ago by Megan Walton, 22 comments
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 7 days ago by Megan Walton, 20 comments
Following on from the news earlier this week that seven new games had become backwards compatible, Microsoft has today added three new titles to the program.
Posted 8 days ago by Dave Horobin, 34 comments
This week's DwG gives us a selection of indie titles on the One whilst the 360 gets a set of discounts entirely given over to the Tropico franchise. Meanwhile, everyone gets access to a sale on Rock Band 4 & track packs.
Posted 10 days ago by Chewie, 56 comments
After a short break over the holiday period, Major Nelson has just announced that seven new Xbox 360 titles have been added to the ever-growing number of titles now playable on the Xbox One via backwards compatibility.
Posted 10 days ago by Dave Horobin, 153 comments
We now have a release date for one of 2017's biggest, most exciting releases. Mass Effect: Andromeda is upon us. But the game's development history since its reveal seems to indicate we may be best to proceed with caution.
Posted 12 days ago by Mark Delaney, 145 comments
With the arrival of a new year comes the annual ritual of removing a small chunk of games from the store. Leading the way for 2017 is a group of licensed titles from Activision and some of Codemasters' older racing titles.
Posted 14 days ago by Rebecca Smith, 111 comments
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 15 days ago by Rich Stone, 191 comments
The first Deals with Gold of 2017 sees a fairly random selection of titles discounted. Amongst a handful of one-offs, Xbox One gets a few Dead Island offers, whilst 360 gets a range of MX vs ATV, Defiance & Port Royale 3 sales.
Posted 17 days ago by Chewie, 40 comments
It's the first day on 2017, and the first day you can already grab some time sensitive achievements in Halo and Batman. So, don't waste anytime, and grab them while you can.
Posted 19 days ago by Megan Walton, 41 comments
You've played them all year. You've experienced the interminable sorrow when you own all four games for a month. Now it's finally here - the top five, plus we've got stats and awards to give out!
Posted 20 days ago by Kevin Tavore, 84 comments
The second week of the Countdown to 2017 sales brings us another big list of discounts, including a number of Backwards Compatible titles and a few rarely discounted offerings.
Posted 21 days ago by Chewie, 29 comments
Amongst all the Countdown to 2017 sales, Deals with Gold still continues with discounts this week on a range of titles big and small, old and new, good and Farming Simulator.
Posted 23 days ago by Chewie, 37 comments
For the final episode of 2016, Rich, Jack and I were joined by Editorial Manager, Mark, as we take a look back at all the biggest news stories, site announcements and games from the past 12 months.
Posted 28 days ago by Dave Horobin, 7 comments
The first week of the Countdown to 2017 sales brings us a big list of discounts, including a number of Backwards Compatible titles and a few rarely discounted offerings.
Posted 28 days ago by Chewie, 32 comments
2016 marks the first year in nearly a decade that gamers went without a new mainline Assassin's Creed game. But with the Ezio Collection and big budget movie out now, we thought it's still a great time to look back on the series.
Posted 30 days ago by Mark Delaney, 124 comments
This week's Deals with Gold provide discounts across a range of different titles, including those in the Darksiders, Resident Evil, Street Fighter and Metro series, as well as the DLC for recent GwG freebie The Escapists.
Posted 1 month ago by Chewie, 55 comments
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, 124 comments
Despite an aging engine and notorious performance issues, Telltale has continued to support last-gen consoles. That era has come to an end with the cancellation of The Walking Dead - A New Frontier on Xbox 360 and PS3.
Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 75 comments
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
With the holiday season now almost upon us, today's podcast marks our 50th show overall, and the final "regular" show of 2016.
Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 1 comment
The midway point of the month means that Xbox LIVE Gold members can now download two new titles for absolutely free as part of Games with Gold.
Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 32 comments
A good week for the backwards compatibility program gets even better as six titles includes the likes of Bully: Scholarship Edition and Catherine join the Bioshock trilogy as playable on Xbox One this week.
Posted 1 month ago by Andy Mills, 125 comments
Redeem Lost Odyssey for free until the end of the year. Which also means that Lost Odyssey — and Blue Dragon — both multi-disc games that used to be unavailable in digital formats, are now available on the Marketplace!
Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 114 comments
Ever wished you could play Rocksmith 2014 Edition unplugged? Ubisoft has patched the game adding microphone input for acoustic guitars along with Endless Replay Mode in Guitarcade and Disconnected Mode.
Posted 1 month ago by Luc1d, 4 comments
Just about an hour ago, the head of Xbox Games himself, Mr. Aaron Greenberg, announced the addition of the BioShock trilogy to the backwards compatibility program -- that's BioShock, BioShock 2 and BioShock Infinite.
Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 113 comments
This week's Deals with Gold is a bit of mixed bag of titles, though there's a focus on the TMNT, Transformers and Spider-Man franchises. Star Wars Battlefront DLC also gets discounts for EA Access members.
Posted 1 month ago by Chewie, 57 comments
At the Video Game Awards, we learned that the third installment of Telltale's The Walking Dead series would air as a two-part premiere. Following on the heels of this, Telltale has released the official launch trailer.
Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 15 comments
We've gone ID@Xbox mad this week. Partly due to the fact that Dead Rising 4 was the only big release from the past week, but also due to our new regular Twitch streams of ID@Xbox games.
Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 16 comments
There's plenty of potential for alliteration with today's backwards compatible titles all beginning with the same letter, that being S. Shooter Shadowrun joins Shotest Shogi and Space Ark as playable on Xbox One today.
Posted 1 month ago by Andy Mills, 51 comments
Got an Xbox 360? Got a Kinect? Got Dance Central 3? Don't have the Go Shorty achievement? Great then, because there are three December opportunities approaching to knock this one out.
Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 1 comment
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
Like last week (apart from that unexpected Game Award sale) things are a quieter affair on this week's Deals with Gold. We get a handful of smaller titles on each console, along with discounts on The Wolf Among Us.
Posted 1 month ago by Chewie, 65 comments
Games are great, but sometimes the interactivity of them may not be what we're looking for. If you're scrolling the dozens of apps on Xbox looking for a movie in place of a game, we recommend you start here.
Posted 1 month ago by Mark Delaney, 26 comments
The rush of games has finally slowed down, which meant that nobody started any new games this week -- well, not that we can talk about, unfortunately.
Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 7 comments
A new trailer for The Walking Dead: A New Frontier highlights Javier and the tragedy that strikes his family as the zombie apocalypse beings. The first two episodes of the third season will premiere on December 20th.
Posted 1 month ago by Marc Caccamise, 23 comments
Two more titles will soon be playable on Xbox One as they are added to the ever-growing list of backwards compatible titles. Joining the four from earlier in the week are Injustice: Gods Among Us and Haunted House.
Posted 1 month ago by Andy Mills, 24 comments
As the 1st of December approaches, so does Shina's birthday in Memories Off: Yubikiri no Kioku. On that day, unlock an achievement worth a whopping three points just for loading up the game.
Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 3 comments
Oblivion, Medal of Honor: Airbourne, Trine 2 and Astropop have today been added to the growing number of Xbox 360 titles now playable on the Xbox One via backwards compatibility.
Posted 1 month ago by Dave Horobin, 87 comments
In the wake of last week's massive lists of multiple sales, things calm right down this week as we get just a handle of discounts on each console. The One gets a mix of indie titles, whilst the 360 gets Worms themed offers
Posted 1 month ago by Chewie, 38 comments
The Xbox One is three years old this week. What's your opinion of the console so far into its lifespan? And how much more life will it span exactly? These questions and more are discussed at length in this weekend's discussion.
Posted 1 month ago by Mark Delaney, 157 comments
An extra list of discounts throughout the Black Friday weekend to add to the massive lists of week-long offers
Posted 1 month ago by Chewie, 96 comments
A Free-to-Play version and major update have been released for Pro Evolution Soccer 2017, bringing new stadia and strips and a variety of visual improvements to the popular sports game.
Posted 1 month ago by Luc1d, 8 comments
or the first time in a few weeks, none of us have jumped into any new games this past week. Instead Rich and I have been getting some monies worth out of our recent purchases, while Jack has been playing lots of Bioshock 2.
While they're not yet tossing out the double XP in Battlefield 1, DICE is hosting a double XP day this Friday for players who are still indulging in the series' prior games.
Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 11 comments
Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition players didn't know what they were getting themselves into when the sandbox game launched. 40 updates and more than four years later, it's still receiving updates. Next up is the Holiday Update.
Posted 1 month ago by Kelly Packard, 50 comments
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