About: Bryan O'Shea

I was going to update this to say that I had recovered from my Destiny addiction. Unfortunately Rise of Iron has since happened so yeah.....

Posts by: Bryan O'Shea

While it may not always be the case that Xbox have been synonymous with giving their fans what they want they've certainly tried to start pushing themselves in that direction over the last few years. Further evidence of that can be seen in the latest update that started rolling out to members of the Insider program earlier this week. There's a lot to be said for Xbox's Arena which can see competitive tournaments arranged, primarily for World of Tanks at present but soon to include Killer Instinct as well. These tournaments are skill based, or if you'd prefer you can ... Read More »
Xur: Squid face of the nine, Destiny’s weekend tentacle faced vendor is back with more Exotic offers! Xur is your guy if you’re after Exotic weapons, armour or curios, provided you have the Strange Coins for them. Location: Wares: Weapons and Armour ◦ ACD/0 Feedback Fence– Titan Gauntlets – 13 SC ◦ Bones of Eao – Hunter Legs – 13SC ◦ Heart of the Praxic Fire – Warlock Chest – 13SC ◦ Hard Light – Exotic Auto Rifle – 23SC ◦ Weapon Bundle – The Last Word and Addendum – 30SC+25SD ◦ Weapon Bundle – Red Death and White Witch – ... Read More »
So, today another title has been added to the Xbox Backwards Compatibility programme. It's no big deal though, it's just Call of Duty: Black Ops II..... Call of Duty: Black Ops II is coming to Xbox One Backward Compatibility today and is on sale in the Spring Sale https://t.co/qPMRNrLoTQpic.twitter.com/rfWNKnfoUU — Larry Hryb 💬 (@majornelson) April 11, 2017 That's right folks! What is perhaps one of the most requested games of all time for Backwards Compatibility has arrived, not only that but the title is part of the Spring Sale meaning you can pick it up for a discounted price! What's ... Read More »
Here are this week’s games and add-on deals on the Xbox Games Store. Discounts are valid now through 17 April 2017. Xbox One Deals CONTENT TITLE CONTENT TYPE DISCOUNT NOTES 1000 Neverwinter Zen Add-On 5% – 15% Spring Sale 11000 Neverwinter Zen Add-On 15% – 25% Spring Sale 2000 Neverwinter Zen Add-On 10% – 20% Spring Sale 23000 Neverwinter Zen Add-On 15% – 25% Spring Sale 500 Neverwinter Zen Add-On 5% – 15% Spring Sale 5300 Neverwinter Zen Add-On 10% – 20% Spring Sale 7 Days to Die Xbox One Game 50% – 60% Spring Sale Aaero* Xbox One Game ... Read More »
Every so often a smaller, non-AAA game rolls around that generates just as much hype as its AAA counter parts. Recently that is definitely an accolade that can be attributed to platform game Yooka-Laylee from developer Playtonic Studios. If you were to attend any game conventions last year where Yooke-Laylee was featured then you will have been sure to notice the buzz it generated, when this title was being featured at expos alongside the likes of Battlefield 1, Gears of War 4 & Titanfall 2, then it's easy to think it might have got lost in the shuffle. That simply ... Read More »
Next week sees the return of a staple in the Xbox calendar, the Spring Sale. The sale will run from the 11th to the 17th of April (presumably in place of next week's Deals with Gold) and features a whole host of great offers. The video below hints at some massive titles being included in the sale such as The Witcher 3, Battlefield 1, Titanfall 2, Forza Horizon 3 and FIFA 17. Spring Sale runs from 11-17 April and features over 350 titles with savings up to 67% off (Xbox Live Gold members save up to 10% more) pic.twitter.com/EWbJE2qHjk — ... Read More »
NBA Playgrounds is a game that is sure to pique the interest of fans of previous NBA Arcade style games such as NBA Street and NBA Jam. The title is officially licensed by the NBA, this means that every single current NBA team is featured in some capacity. On top of that the title having official licensing rights means that players can expect to take control of their favourite current players and hall of famers alike with players such as Stephen Curry, Allen Iverson & Shaquile O'Neil all being playable. All players in the game can be leveled up, granting access ... Read More »
Xur: Squid face of the nine, Destiny’s weekend tentacle faced vendor is back with more Exotic offers! Xur is your guy if you’re after Exotic weapons, armour or curios, provided you have the Strange Coins for them. Location: Wares: Weapons and Armour ◦ Ruin Wings – Titan Gauntlets – 13 SC ◦ FR0ST-EE5 – Hunter Legs – 13SC ◦ Astrocyte Verse – Warlock Helmet – 13SC ◦ No Land Beyond – Exotic Sniper Rifle – 23SC ◦ Weapon Bundle - Monte Carlo & Royal Flush Ornament - 30SC+25SD ◦ Weapon Bundle - Zhalo Supercell & Shock Hazard Ornament - 30SC+25SD ◦ Legacy Exotic Engram - Legs - ... Read More »
EA Access is widely regarded as one of the best subscription services available to Xbox One users. This is largely in part thanks to its Vault service which offers up premium EA titles for free. Yesterday another game was added to the Vault, that being the latest edition of the NHL franchise, NHL 17. EA's continued support of the Vault is sure to please fans, with titles such as the Mass Effect trilogy, Unravel and Dragon Age: Inquisition alongside the newest addition of NHL 17 the EA Access Vault is great money for value. Will you be playing NHL 17? Are ... Read More »

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