Posts by: Luke "Hightower" Gould

In this day and age as developers continue to look for more and more ways to milk their customers, it’s unsurprising that Micro-transactions are appearing in more and more AAA titles. Upcoming MMO-Third Person Shooter Tom Clancy’s The Division is one of those games. IGN Netherlands have spotted a listing for the Division which includes details of “optional in-game purchases.” It’s not clear what these optional purchases are. With Ubisoft’s track record of Micro-transactions our best guess would be cosmetic items, such as clothing and outfits or weapon skins. I’ve always been against Micro-transactions in any form of paid-for games but if … Read More »

Ready for more Kombat? There’s a new gameplay trailer for Mortal Kombat X’s forthcoming Kombat Pack 2 featuring Bo Rai Cho farting on his opponents, Triborg teleporting around, Leatherface testing out his chainsaw and the Alien… well doing what the Alien does best.  There’s no ETA for any of the upcoming fighters yet but we have new gameplay of the upcoming fighters in action in the trailer below. Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter and to like our Facebook Page to keep up to date with all of the latest Xbox One news.

Rainbow Six: Siege has been around for a month now, With Ubisoft’s pledge to provide DLC for free we now have news of new operators joining the battle. February 2nd, according to No names, equipment or abilities for these operators are known, all that is really known is that these operators belong to the Canadian Special Forces. The operators will be available a week early for Siege’s Season Pass owners, with the rest of the players having a chance to unlock them either with real money or in-game renown which Ubisoft have estimated will take 25 hours to unlock. Otherwise, it’ll cost … Read More »

Tripwire are hard at work with their violent gory co-op FPS game, Killing Floor 2 currently on sale through Steam Early Access. In an interview with GameReactor, TripWire VP Alan Wilson was asked about the possibility of an Xbox One version of Killing Floor 2. His response? “As for the Xbone – seems very likely to me. Just that it will have to wait until we’ve got the other versions finished first!” Killing Floor 2 is currently on sale through Steam Early Access so it makes it a good fit for Xbox’s Game Preview Program but none-the-less, as a big fan of … Read More »

I’m sorry for that title. I’m not sorry about the fact that EA are having a sale with deals exclusive to subscribers of EA Access! If you are a subscriber, currently you can get 60% Battlefield 4 and Hardline’s Premium Season Pass DLC. 50% NBA Live 16, Need for Speed Rivals Complete Bundle Pack and the UFC Bruce Lee Bundle. Finally, you can find Dragon Age Inquisition DLC packs Trespasser, Jaws of Hakkon and Descent for 40% off. If you’re not a subscriber? Well you don’t get these deals.

With the latest round of free titles on Games With Gold, you can now download four games that will all be playable on Xbox One. As seen on Reddit by user u/Zavistic, you can download Xbox One titles Max: The Curse of Brotherhood and Thief for free, while Xbox 360 games Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising and Sacred 3 are free to download. What’s worth noting is that Max: The Curse of Brotherhood wasn’t officially announced as a free title this month so nobody knows if it’s a glitch or a surprise present. Either way, FREE GAMES! Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising (Xbox … Read More »

Rainbow Six: Siege has a new patch soon. Here’s the full change log from the official Ubisoft forums. The full log is HUUUUGEEEE so here’s the highlights.   Community Health Implemented an auto-kick feature for intentional team killers General Tweaks & Improvements Hit Registration Fixed bugs on replication and kill cam: Pawn rotation latency Shield positioning while rappelling Shooting and moving while rappelling Kill cam replication issues Updated server tick rate for PC (intermittent & temporary) Playlist Changes PvP – Ranked playlist HUD has been synced with the Casual playlist Renamed Minimal HUD to Hardcore HUD Ranked Matchmaking Improvements Increased reliability … Read More »

Once again, Treyarch have flipped the XP Switch meaning all Multiplayer and Zombies matches will earn you double XP! Here’s the tweets from Treyarch themselves. It’s getting cold. What would you think about warming things up with a bit of 2XP this weekend? — Treyarch Studios (@Treyarch) December 9, 2015 Funny, it turns out there weren’t any objections to a 2XP weekend, so we’ll flip it on tomorrow at 10am/PST. — Treyarch Studios (@Treyarch) December 10, 2015 So get shooting folks! That XP isn’t going to earn itself.

4J Studios have released the full changelog for Content Update 19 for Minecraft: Xbox One Edition. There’s a large chunk of text ahead but here’s whats new/fixed/other. Change log for Content Update 19 – December 10th 2015   New Items:- Armor Stand, Raw Rabbit, Cooked Rabbit, Rabbit Stew, Raw Mutton, Cooked Mutton, Rabbit’s Foot, Rabbit Hide, Potion of Leaping, Potion of Water Breathing, Salmon, Cooked Salmon, Clownfish, Pufferfish, Blue Orchid, Allium, Azure Bluet, Tulips, Oxeye Daisy, Sunflower, Lilac, Poppy (replaces Rose), Rose Bush, Peony, Double Tall Grass, Large Ferns, Prismarine Crystals, Prismarine Shard. Creative Mode only – Rabbit Spawn Egg, … Read More »

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