Monthly Archive: March 2018

Why Playing “Bad” Games Can Be So Good: “Sick” Games

Previously, Xbox One Uk featured a small piece talking about why playing “so bad they’re good” video games like Deadly Premonition can be a lot of fun, but that isn’t the only kind of badness that can be found within our game collections; there are also certain games that revel in moral badness, “sick” games, in other words. Rather than the badness of these games stemming from incompetence, film scholar I.Q Hunter has argued in his essay “Trash Horror and the Cult of the Bad Film” that this kind of badness is “equally defined by its grossness“. These films, he writes, … Read More »

Dying Light Prison Heist Mode Released

Some developers release a game and then forget about it. Not the people at Techland though. Over three years ago they released Dying Light and now they have released the latest piece of DLC, the Prison Heist Mode and it is totally free. Prison Heist mode takes place in Prison Land, a brand new location and is a timed challenge. It can be played both solo or in co-op mode. Your task is to beak into a prison and loot the armoury before the timer runs out. The faster you do it, the better the loot you get is. Simple. … Read More »

Call Of Duty 4: Modern Warfare Comes To Backwards Compatibility

Cast your mind back to 2016 and one of the biggest debacles of recent years occurred. Activision and Infinity Ward announced and then released a remastered version of Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare bundled to the mediocre Infinite Warfare, that years installment in the Call of Duty Franchise. Now Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is back in the news but this time for more savoury reasons. Yesterday Larry Hryb, more commonly known as Major Nelson announced that the game was been added to the backwards compatibility program. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is coming to Xbox One … Read More »

Forza 7 Motorsport Racing Championships Start in April

Ladies and gentlemen! Boys and girls! May I have your attention please! Forza 7 Motorsport Racing Championships (ForzaRC) are about to kick off April 2nd 2018! If playing the career mode was not challenging enough for you, they had online multiplayer for you.  However if this still didn’t get you out of second gear, there are competitive online leagues to play, to get your visor down and burn some rubber on the track.  Still not enough? Well the lovely folk at Turn 10 Studios have banded together with GFinity and have got a tournament coming your way, open to everyone … Read More »

Red Faction Guerrilla Remastered

A fully remastered version of Red Faction: Guerrilla is heading to the Xbox One in the second quarter of this year. Publisher THQ Nordic announced This Morning that Red Faction Guerrilla Re-Mars-tered (how awesome is that title) will feature fully reworked graphics from its textures and of course native 4K support. Red Faction: Guerrilla featured a level of destruction rarely seen before in games, with a huge open-world playground it was a huge hit back in 2009 when it was originally released. Did you play Red Faction Guerrilla on the Xbox 360? Tell us your thoughts on Remastered games these days.   If you would like to stay … Read More »

No Man’s Sky Is Coming To Xbox One

You read that right, what was originally a PlayStation 4 exclusive is now launching on the Xbox One in the near future, published by 505 Games with a physical retail edition and a visual enhancement for the Xbox One X. Hello Games Founder Sean Murray Tweeted this today: The game will ship with No Man’s Sky’s previous updates, including Foundation, Pathfinder, Atlas Rises, and the game’s new update titled NEXT. No release date has yet been given for the Xbox One release of the game, but we know it is coming in the summer.   Are you excited to jump into … Read More »

April Games With Gold

Announced later than usual Aprils Games with Gold have finally been revealed. On the 1st of April. The Witness –  is a 3D puzzler. You wake up on an island with no memory of who you are or how you got there, Solve over 500 puzzles and explore a huge open world. Cars 2 – is an action racing game take control of Lighting Speed Mcqueen and friends as you race through action-packed levels to become a first-class spy. Finally, the two games available on the 16th of April. Assassins Creed: Syndicate – Set in Victorian London take control of twin assassins Jacob and Evie Frye … Read More »

Resident Evil 7 Enhanced For Xbox One X

Capcom has released a Resident Evil 7 update that allows Xbox One X owners to enjoy tasty extra visuals making an already beautiful game even more eye-catching. With the update installed, the game will now support HDR on the Xbox One X. Check out the video below. Capcom has stated, “improved skin tone display through Screen-Space Subsurface Scattering.” and output at 4K resolution. If you haven’t already played Resident Evil 7 and you own an Xbox One X now is the perfect opportunity. The Gold Edition of the game is currently on sale for £26.99 on the Xbox store so go grab yourself a bargain. … Read More »

Retail Store Grainger Games Could Be Going Into Administration Imminently

There have been numerous reports/ complaints from customers of Grainger Games over the last couple of days, with speculation surrounding it could be going into administration soon. Many Twitter users are disgruntled over the fact that they’re pre-ordering games and not receiving them. Several replies from Grainger Games shows they’re cancelling and refunding a hell of a lot of orders: Hi, as requested I have cancelled this order for you and issued a full refund. Many thanks. — Grainger Games (@GraingerGames) March 20, 2018 Hi, I have cancelled your order and issued a full refund, please allow 3-5 working days … Read More »

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