Monthly Archive: December 2017

Xbox Media Centre Reborn As Kodi On Xbox One

Kodi, the free and open source media platform has announced that following high demand their platform will be available on Xbox One through Windows and Xbox Store. Those of you who had the original Xbox may well remember the Xbox Media Centre, (a third party, non-Microsoft product built for the console). Well, Xbox Media Centre was renamed Kodi in 2014 and became available to a wide range of non-console platforms including Android, macOS, Linux, and Windows. The platform has been surrounded by controversy since it’s launch due to the fact that while the app contains no content, it does offer the … Read More »

Hello Neighbor – Xbox One Review

Everybody likes a good scare. The thrilling feeling emotion of a jump scare without having your life actually at risk gets the blood flowing and causes the unique feeling for players. Dynamic Pixels has attempted to do just that with Hello Neighbor inviting players to be a small child being hunted down by a creepy neighbour that you’ve decided to break in the house of. However, with the look of a childrens cartoon and no real suspense build up, Hello Neighbor falls short of what it ultimately wants to achieve. Being a small nameless child, you witness a neighbour up to some suspicious acts … Read More »

Warhammer: Vermintide 2 Is Coming

Last month Warhammer: Vermintide was the offering through the Games With Gold program and now the developer, Fatshark, have announced that they are working on the sequel for the Xbox One. “Although speculations have been correct all along, today we are happy to start talking more console specifics as the Xbox One and Playstation versions has been confirmed,” said Martin Wahlund, the top man at Fatshark. So this means that in the coming months we will be hearing much more about this game. As of yet we have no official release date for Warhammer: Vermintide 2 but we can probably … Read More »

Destiny 2 DLC Possible Leak Reveals Heralds Of Nezarec

Let’s be honest, Curse of Osiris for Destiny 2 wasn’t that great.  Mercury was beautiful and the raid lair was amazing but both of the new strikes are just repeats of the story missions and the story did nothing to really develop characters or really make you feel an real emotion on the security of Earth. With that though The Dawning is live and data miners have had a look through the update and we may have some good info on what the next expansion may bring us.  Let’s also remember that these leaks are just speculation without any confirmation … Read More »

The Witcher 3 Gets 4k Update

The Witcher 3, the popular action-rpg from CD Projekt Red has become the latest game to receive an opportunity to shine on the Xbox One X. Players who download the 550mb Xbox One X patch can expect to receive improved 4k graphics, HDR support and performance enhancement, (players will get two options; increased performance or better visuals). Performance mode will allow you to play at 60fps at a min of 1080p, the improved visual mode will bring the game to life in 4k with improved texture mapping, enhanced shadows and of course, 4k gameplay. CD Projekt RED’s Jakub Kutrzuba recently told Xbox … Read More »

Xbox One UK Charts – 18th December 2017

Here are the Xbox One UK Charts for the week beginning 18th December. With it being the last charts before Christmas comes around, this make the below chart with the top spot officially becoming Christmas number one. And what better way for PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds to come swooping in and taking top spot on entrance, knocking Call of Duty: WWII off its streak since launch. CONGRATULATIONS PLAYERUNKNOWN’S  BATTLEGROUNDS!! You can check out the full Christmas charts below: LW TW Title Age Rating Publisher   1 PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS PEGI 16+ MICROSOFT 1 2 CALL OF DUTY: WWII PEGI 18+ ACTIVISION BLIZZARD 4 … Read More »

PUBG Getting Performance Upgrades From Player Feedback

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has sold a ton in it’s early access phase on Xbox One but has suffered from a ton of issues from not being optimized for the home console as frame rates dip even below 20 FPS at times.  This typically has only happened in the early moments of each game but still can hurt the overall experience. The good news is that the Xbox One X version performs slightly better, with improved textures and draw distances.  Microsoft previously reminded fans that Xbox Game Preview releases are a work-in-progress.  Microsoft had this to say about the issues players have … Read More »

Destiny 2 – The Dawning Holiday Update

Everyone is probably familiar with the festive themed updates the majority of games release nowadays, but no one pulls it off quite like Bungie. Bungie have announced that The Dawning is making it’s way back to Destiny 2 since last dropping with its predecessor in 2016. This update will launch on December 19th and will include a variety of winter themed shaders, swords, and snowball fights. Or maybe an oversized game of Hockey in the farm would suit you. Either way this update will last until 9th January, allowing you to obtain all of your festive needs. Source: Bungie Make … Read More »

The Xbox One’s Storefront Gets A Useful Update

Ever since the launch of the Xbox One the console’s storefront has been evolving. Yesterday we got the latest update and it has come with one feature that is very handy indeed. Awesome update for the store rolling out for all users today: filter by price, star rating, capabilities, and more! — Larry Hryb 🥇🥇🍗 🍽 (@majornelson) December 14, 2017 The main new feature is that you can filter your searches by price, star rating and capabilities. This will make it much easier to find the games that you want, meeting the criteria that you need. For example, you … Read More »

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