Posts by: Dan Webb

Xbox One Chat Pad Available For Pre Order

Earlier this week Microsoft announced that they will be releasing a chat pad accessory for the Xbox One controller later this year. It was today that they announced this chat pad is now available to pre order at all respective retailers. The peripheral much like its Xbox 360 predecessor features quite a few key features such as the following. Quickly compose messages, enter codes and search for games and apps. Control of audio at your fingertips Stereo jack for your gaming headset Two optional programmable buttons Compatibility with Xbox One and Windows 10 devices It is expected to launch on November … Read More »

Why Does Halo 5 Not Have Splitscreen Multiplayer?

In a press release on their official website 343 Studios have revealed the reason for the removal of split screen multiplayer in the upcoming title Halo 5 Guardians. In the statement 343 studio head Josh Holmes explains why it was such a tough decision to make but that it was necessary for the overall quality of the game experience. Holmes states that split screen was removed in order to give the developers the chance to focus more on the scale and fidelity of other aspects of the game and avoided them spending time on the problems and eccentricities that come … Read More »

Xbox Summer Spotlight Digital Showcase

Today MajorNelson released a press statement about Microsofts upcoming slate of new digital titles being released in a month long event called Xbox Summer Spotlight. Microsoft have announced that 25 new games will be making their way to the Xbox store over the next month. Some of these games include ‘Kings Quest, Smite, The Swindle and the release of the popular free to play MMO World Of Tanks. The confirmed release dates for differant games so far are as follows. 28 July: World of Tanks (pre-download) 29 July: King’s Quest (pre-order King’s Quest : The Complete Collection) Squid Hero for Kinect (coming soon) … Read More »

Games With Gold August 2015

For the month of August, Xbox Live Gold members will receive four new free games – two on Xbox One and two on Xbox 360 – as part of the Games with Gold program. On Xbox One, Xbox Live Gold members can download Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes ) for free during the month of August. How to Survive: Storm Warning Edition  will be available as a free download from August 16th to September 15th. On Xbox 360, starting Saturday, August 1st, Metro 2033 will be free for Xbox Live Gold members through August 15th. Then on August 16th, Xbox Live Gold Members can download Metro: Last Light  for … Read More »

Destiny The Taken King Edition Pre Order Bonus

Yesterday Bungie announced the Pre Order bonuses for their upcoming re release of Destiny under the Taken King Edition banner. Bungie announced in a press statement yesterday that all those who pre order the game will receive an exclusive arsenal of weapons called The Suros Arsenal Pack. The company stated the following ‘Early access to Suros Arsenal Pack is available starting 09.15.15. Suros Arsenal Pack can be attained by pre-order of digital and physical editions of Destiny: The Taken King or by the purchase of the digital or physical Collector’s Edition. Suros Arsenal Pack can also be attained through gameplay … Read More »

The Dwarves Coming To Xbox One

Today it was announced that a brand new tactical RPG called The Dwarves will be making its way to Xbox One. The game is based on a series of books with the same title written by German author Markus Heitz. The game is being developed by a German studio called King Art Games known for past games such as The Book Of Unwritten Tales and The Raven. Set in a fantasy world players take the role of Tungdil a Dwarf who grew up among the Humans who journeys around the world and along the way recruits 12 companions. Some of the … Read More »

Xbox One Was The Best Selling Console Of E3

Earlier today Xbox marketing head Adam Greenberg took to Twitter to announce some news that in my opinion is not very surprising. During the week of E3 2015 Microsoft have released information that shows Xbox pulled ahead of the PS4 and Wii U to become the best selling console of that week. Greenberg proudly stated the following in a tweet today ‘Good June  sales +51% YOY & proud we were #1 selling console the week of E3 +79% WOW, but Batman ps4 bundles strong as expected’ this is an extreme turnaround in comparison to sales during E3 celebrations from the … Read More »

Batman Arkham Knight: Matter Of Family Out Now

Today sees the launch of the latest DLC pack for Batman Arkham Knight ‘Matter Of Family’. Developed by Warner Bros Montreal famous for developing Batman Arkham Origins the story follows Batgirl (Barbara Gordon) as she attempts to rescue her father from the Joker. # The DLC follows Batgirl as she attempts to rescue her dad Commissioner Jim Gordon from the clutches of The Joker and Harley Quinn. However Batgirl will not be able to rely on Batman for backup this time as the Joker threatens to kill her father if he shows up. Desperate Batgirl calls in Robin to assist … Read More »

Black Ops 3 Zombies: The Giant Map Revealed

Earlier today Activision released the trailer for the collectors edition exclusive Black Ops 3 Zombie map ‘The Giant’. The trailer features the return of fan favourite characters Dempsey, Nikolai, and Takeo from the original Zombies mode in Black Ops 1. The 4 heroes return to take on the hordes of evil undead Nazis and hopefully live to tell the tale.   The trailer gives a glimpse at what the characters act like in full motion in a CGI fashion. In this trailer Dempsey Nikolai and Takeo break into Richtofen’s lab to stop him from opening a time gateway. Blinded by ambition … Read More »

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