Monthly Archive: December 2016

Xbox One UK’s Game Of The Year 2016!

That’s it. The nominations have been made, the votes counted, and we can reveal our Game of the Year 2016. Before we do, it’s worth looking at our five nominated games, and exploring why each deserved to be on the shortlist. Each is a winner in its own right, from our Indie Game Of The Year Inside, to the game that smashed the MOBA and FPS together to revitalise both genres, Overwatch. Take a look at our shortlist. That’s the final five – three very different first person shooters, a driving game, and a platformer. So… how did you vote? In … Read More »

Last chance to pick up these Games with Gold titles | 31 December

Just a reminder that today – 31 December – is your last chance to pick up a couple of free Games with Gold titles! Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition (Xbox One) available until 31 December. Burnout Paradise (Xbox 360) available until 31 December. You still have a couple of weeks left to pick up Outlast (Xbox One) – available until 15 January. You can get hold of these games through the Xbox 360 / Xbox One dash (depending on each game’s platform), or hit up Remember, too, these and all future Xbox 360 Games with Gold titles are playable on … Read More »

Today’s Countdown Daily Deal is Here l 31stof December

It’s another day in December (the final one in fact), and that means it’s time for another daily deal courtesy of the team at Xbox. When they go live the daily deals are available for a limited time so make sure you take advantage of them if they take your fancy. Xbox One Deals Content Title Content Type Discount Notes Elite Dangerous Standard Edition Xbox One Game 40% – 50% Countdown Elite Dangerous: Commander Deluxe Edition Xbox One Game 40% – 50% Countdown Elite Dangerous: Horizons Season Pass Add-On 40% – 50% Countdown From all us here at Xbox One, … Read More »

Destiny: Xur’s Lack Of Three Of Coins Is Not A Glitch

Over the last couple of weeks long standing and newer players alike have had a very specific issue with Destiny developer, Bungie. That issue is the weekend exclusive vendor Xur has not been carrying his, and arguably the games, most precious commodity, Three of Coins. Last week, which was the first time in a very long time that the Three of Coins hadn’t appeared in Xur’s inventory, it was thought to be a simple system glitch. It was believed that the glitch had been caused by the introduction of the x10 stack of Heavy Ammo Synthesis. It was thought that Xur having limited … Read More »

Diablo Anniversary Celebrated in Overwatch Update

The Diablo series is about to celebrate its 20th anniversary on December 31st and to mark the occasion, Blizzard will be celebrating the milestone in a whole range of its games, including Overwatch. You can expect a whole host of  in-game sprays that represent different Diablo classes within Overwatch. Along side this, there will also be a brand new playable character that is modeled upon the Lord of Terror. Diablo 3 itself, will also be getting a full in-game port of the original Diablo, which will boast 16 levels and four main bosses. A host of Blizzards PC titles will also … Read More »

Large SMITE Sale Now Live On Xbox One

SMITE is a free to play, third person MOBA title from developer Hi-Rez Studios. The wildly successful title was released on Xbox One in August of 2015 and has maintained a solid fan base ever since. To celebrate the success of the title there is currently a massive sale live on the Xbox Store for the title’s in game currency, Gems. It would seem that all of the Gem packs available on the Store are subject to a 33% discount as seen below: 200 Gems – Was £3.99 Now £2.67 400 Gems – Was £6.29 Now £4.28 800 Gems – Was … Read More »

Xur Agent of the Nine – December 30th – January 1st

Xur: Squid face of the nine, Destiny’s weekend tentacle faced vendor is back with more Exotic offers! Xur is your guy if you’re after Exotic weapons, armour or curios, provided you have the Strange Coins for them. Location: Wares: Weapons and Armour ◦ Crest of Alpha Lupi – Titan Chest – 13 SC ◦ Don’t Touch Me – Hunter Gauntlets – 13SC ◦ Apothesis Veil – Warlock Helmet – 13SC ◦ Suros Regime – Exotic Auto Rifle – 23SC ◦ Exotic Engram – Helmet – 29SC ◦ Exotic Shard – 7SC Curios ◦ Plasma Drive – 23SC ◦ Stealth Drive – 23SC ◦ Heavy Ammo Synthesis x 3 – 1SC ◦ Glass Needles – 3SC, 3 motes of light, 1 … Read More »

Xbox Countdown Daily Deals for 30 December

With the list of sales continuing, Xbox’s Major Nelson announced on Twitter the deals gamers can take advantage of for 30 December.  The deals are listed below as well as the tweet that also lists the sales for the next week. Chivalry: Medieval Warfare Xbox One Game 40% – 50% Countdown Chivalry: Medieval Warfare Ultimate Edition Xbox One Game 60% – 70% Countdown Countdown daily deals for Dec 30: Chivalry: Medieval Warfare and Chivalry: Medieval Warfare Ultimate Edition — / Larry Hryb / (@majornelson) December 29, 2016 They can’t all be triple A titles but its still a … Read More »

World Of Van Helsing: Deathtrap is FREE

World Of Van Helsing: Deathtrap is FREE starting right NOW for XBL Gold members with January’s Games With Gold. Game Description:  Let us take you beyond the veil of the gothic-noir world of the Van Helsing games, straight into the timeless depths of the twisted otherworld. There is a chain of strongholds in the mists that were once built to keep the horrors of the void at bay. And now these monsters are returning to conquer and kill: only you can stop them before they break through to the everyday world of Borgovia. Choose your hero and defend the Silent Forts: … Read More »

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