Posts by: AndyMurray

New Twitch App Available for Xbox Insiders

One of the key features of the Xbox One console is the ability to directly stream gameplay straight to broadcast for everyone to watch with apps like Mixer, Microsoft’s own streaming service that’s now directly integrated into the UI, and popular streaming servicing Twitch. Unfortunately, the current Twitch app for the Xbox console has been known to have numerous bugs and performance issues, but this looks to be changing for Xbox users soon. It has been announced that Xbox Insiders will now have access to a brand new Twitch app as it tests new features which put the app more … Read More »

New White Xbox One X and Accessories Revealed

If you’ve had your eye on Microsoft’s specialist gamepad, aptly named the Elite Controller, but felt that its black colour didn’t match with your set-up then you’re in luck as Microsoft have recently announced a new white edition of the controller that’s set to land in stores soon. While there have been rumours circulating about a new version of the Elite controller, Microsoft have stressed that this is simply a “colour swap” of the original controller that launched in 2015. This sleek piece of gear arrives on 16th October for £119.99, and you can pre-order it now here. It’s not … Read More »

Everything We Learned from the Life is Strange 2 Gameplay Reveal

After months of speculation following the finale of Max and Chloe’s heart-wrenching teen drama in Life is Strange and prequel Before the Storm about what could possibly be in store for us next, developers DONTNOD gave us a sneak-peak at what to expect from the sequel with the release of the free prologue The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit, which placed us in the shoes as new character Chris, and released a short teaser trailer (below) for the upcoming title. With no concrete answers being revealed in either Captain Spirit or the teaser trailer about what the sequel will be about, who’s story we’ll … Read More »

First Look at Red Dead Redemption 2 Gameplay Revealed

After many months of anticipation and mystery surrounding Rockstar Games‘ long-awaited western extravaganza, we now finally have our first proper look at gameplay of Red Dead Redemption 2 in a 6 minute long gameplay trailer released today outlining the depth of the game’s open world. From the look of this trailer, Rockstar have truly outdone themselves this time; we have to tip our hats to them. This is potentially their most ambitious game yet, and here is what we learned from the trailer. You (Only) Play as Arthur Morgan We’ll start with the obvious observation: the game will see you take control of … Read More »

Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy (Xbox One X) Review

From the very moment you start up Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy, it’s made crystal clear that you’re in for, as the voice of villain Cortex declares, “a smashing blast from the past” as we see everyone’s favourite marsupial literally being remade by leaping into a machine humourlessly titled Vicarious Visions, the studio behind this stunning remake. Bringing the original Crash Bandicoot series into the current generation, the N. Sane Trilogy manages to recapture the zany spirit and tough challenge of the original series in a gorgeous new visual style that’s bound to please those who grew up with he series alongside those … Read More »

Devil’s Hunt Announced for Xbox One

There are no shortage of games to look forward to in the near future with the latest recently being announced by publisher 1C Company and newcomer Polish developers Layopi Games: Devil’s Hunt. The new announcement also came with a teaser-trailer that, while unsurprisingly not showing any gameplay, offers an interesting tonal setting of hell where protagonist Desmond has the ability to decide the fate of humanity with his demonic powers. According to the game’s listing on the publisher’s website, the game is based on the Polish fantasy novel Equilibrium and will see players locked in a conflict between Demons and Angels where the outcome … Read More »

Gene Rain Hits Xbox One on 24th July

With still months to go until the release of Black Ops 4 to scratch that shooter itch, perhaps some solace can be found in the announcement that visually stunning third person shooter Gene Rain is coming to Xbox One on 24th July following its initial stint on PlayStation and Steam. The game, published and developed by Deeli Network, is described as “a next-gen 3D third person shooter…set in a futuristic world, with a linear narrative structure, and uses shocking visual effects to present a brand new world for the players’ enjoyment” on the game’s Steam page. Featuring a variety of enemy types, weapons, … Read More »

Dark Souls Remastered Patch 1.03 Lands on Xbox Today

Today (11th July), Bandai Namco launched patch v1.03 for Dark Souls Remastered across all platforms aimed at fixing a variety of bugs. There will also be server maintenance throughout the day. Some of the main bugs that are now resolved involve bosses such as The Four Kings and Lord of Cinder, display of Estus Flask possession, and various tweaks to multiplayer. On Xbox, specifically, the v1.03 resolves an issue where after resetting a characters stats and creating a new character, the new character will display the reset stats. A full list of patches for each platform can be found on a post by … Read More »

Microsoft Adds Overlord and Overlord 2 to Backwards Compatability

The Xbox games library keeps getting bigger with Microsoft announcing that both Overlord and Overlord 2 are now backwards compatible on the Xbox One. Originally released in 2007 on the Xbox 360 by Triumph Studios, Overlord was a delightfully quirky adventure game that incorporates real-time strategy elements that sees players acquire and control a growing army of minions to do your bidding through combat and puzzle solving in order to become the best villain you can be. The game was critically acclaimed, landing itself a boast-worthy 8/10 from Eurogamer. Overlord 2 followed in 2009 and saw the return it’s predecessor’s fantastic humour as … Read More »

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