Monthly Archive: February 2016

Ark: Survival Evolved to get Terror Birds!

I’m going to be upfront about this – birds freak me out a little. With their pointy beaks and their flap, flap, flapping, I always get the feeling they are scheming against me. So, the latest update for ARK: Survival Evolved isn’t helping my inherent nervousness around our feathery fiends, promising, as it does, TERROR BIRDS. Great. In a tweet on the official ARK account, developers Studio Wildcard have teased the arrival of these winged horrors. Xbox Survivors! Patch 732 will be deployed next week and will introduce the Terror Bird + Grappling Hook! #playARK — ARK (@survivetheark) February … Read More »

The Division: New York Collapse

The wait is almost over. In less than two weeks Tom Clancy’s The Division will be launched by Ubisoft and it is possible that the world will never be the same again. Or that it is how it would seem if the internet is to be believed. It is fair to say that people are excited for this game. To help you along your way through the ravaged streets of New York Ubisoft are releasing a guide, written by Alex Irvine and published by the people at Melcher Media. This guide however is not like all of the others. Rather … Read More »

Two new Backwards Compatible Games announced in as many days

Hot on the heels of the announcement of one favourite Xbox 360 game coming to the Backwards Compatibility programme, a second has joined the swelling ranks of 360 games playable on the Xbox One. We love that these announcements are coming thick and fast – keep them coming, Xbox! Remember, you can check the official list of backwards compatible games, and rest assured we’ll let you know whenever any new games are added to the list. On 25 February Xbox announced that classic twin stick shooter Geometry Wars Retro Evolved was now available to download and play on Xbox One. … Read More »

Is A Lack Of GTA V Single Player Content A Bad Thing?

GTA V has been going from strengh to strengh since its first launch on the Xbox 360 in September of 2013, but this Mammoth title has not stopped and because of its ongoing success Rockstar Games has continued to release free updates to GTA Online and expand upon the already huge game this has become. Rockstar Games has flooded GTA Online with update after update but with the constant focus on the online service has left the single player experience the same as before and left people wondering if they will ever see an update on their single player action. The … Read More »

Major Nelson promises Xbox Fans Major news

We’ve known for some time that Xbox is holding a press-only event today (it seems our invitation was lost in the post) and over the last week or so we learned that there will be a major announcement to the general public on Tuesday, 1 March. Larry Hyrb, Xbox Live’s Major Nelson, has now got in on the hint-dropping act. Releasing a special episode of This Week On Xbox on Tuesday & resuming our normal Friday releases on 11 March — Larry Hryb (@majornelson) February 26, 2016 Speculation has been rife – the Internet is never short of a rumour … Read More »

Samurai Warriors Invade Dead Or Alive 5

Good news is they have brought some goodies with them It seems as though the samurai’s couldn’t handle being in their own game – Samurai Warriors 4 Empires  – they have decided to invade the awesome fighter ‘Dead Or Alive 5 Last Round’ as well. KOEI TECMO Europe and Team Ninja are proud to announce that a whole load of content is heading into the title, best news is some of it is completely free. A fan-favourite known as Naotora Ii breaks into the scene, she certainly isn’t someone you want to mess with. Specialising in kick-based attacks, Naotora developed her signature … Read More »

Deponia Doomsday coming soon

Deponia Doomsday will be released on consoles sometime this year. Daedalic continues the most successful German adventure series of all time and unleashes Rufus on players’ screens for the fourth time. Players won’t have to wait long for the game’s launch: Daedalic Entertainment is releasing Deponia Doomsday on console versions for Xbox One over the course of the year. About Deponia Doomsday: The flying city of Elysium has fallen, hideous Fewlocks inhabit the junk planet Deponia and Rufus is apparently the sole (human) survivor. He sees only one way out: Deponia must be blown up. Terrified, Rufus awakes in his … Read More »

Ironcast Review

A puzzle game with mechs, or a mech game with puzzles? In Ironcast, developers Dreadbit have blended gameplay mechanics, objectives and a great art style to create a balanced, challenging and moreish gem that is easy to learn, hard to master and offers many paths to fun! Ironcast has a straight-to-the-point campaign in which the player picks their battles from a set of options that change after each victory. The narrative leads through daily mech deployments towards a boss encoutner. This meta-game offers up a range of difficulties in the preparatory match ups and, logically, a range of rewards for victory. It feels like … Read More »

Ubisoft Fights Hostile Takeover

2016 is set to be a very interesting year for Ubisoft. The development giant have the long awaited game The Division coming out very soon. They have also announce that for the first time in years 2016 will be a year when Assassins Creed takes a break, causing rumours to abound about the future of the franchise.  But at the moment they have a much more pressing issue. A company the size of Ubisoft don’t often become the speculation of talk about hostile takeovers but this is what is currently happening as French giant Vivendi try to launch a takeover … Read More »

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