Posts by: Tim Slatford

The team at Blizzard have confirmed the dates and times that the third season of competitive play will end for Overwatch. Along side this, are a few key pieces of information you may want to know. First of all, Season 3 will end on Wednesday February 22nd at 00:00 UTC with Season 4 launching one week later on Wednesday March 1st at 00:00 UTC. Secondly the rewards! Blizzard have stated that if you completed the placement matches during the third season, you will receive a player icon and special spray. These will unlock automatically when you log into your account, ... Read More »
Microsoft are offering a free multiplayer weekend to those who do not subscribe to their Xbox Live Gold service. You'll be able to join in the fun online from today, February 16th - 19th. Whilst it's highly likely that you already subscribe to Gold, opening up the network to everyone gives those who currently are unable to play online a chance to sample the action. You will not be able to download the free Games with Gold as part of this four day offer. Check out the official trailer below....and watch out regulars, the noobs are coming. Make sure you ... Read More »
It's the 16th of the month already. And as two titles leave us (Killer Instinct Season 2 and Money Island 2), we have a couple of new entrants to the Games with Gold line up. And these are two you don't want to miss! Joining the line up we have: Xbox One Project Cars - Feb16th - March 15th Xbox 360 Star Wars: The Force Unleashed - Feb 16th - 28th It's safe to say these to games are definitely in the higher end of the scale in terms of Games with Gold. Lets hope this becomes a trend! Check ... Read More »
Major Nelson has lifted the lid on Microsoft's E3 media briefing via Twiiter. And there's a change to the normal schedule. Having normally been first out the gate on Monday at 9am Pacific time (5pm to us in the UK), Microsoft will now be moving a day earlier to Sunday June 11th at 2pm Pacific, or in conversion, 10pm GMT. This could be seen as a big move for Microsoft who have always held the Monday morning slot for many years. But save the date and book time off work, this conference will highly likely lift the lid on Scorpio ... Read More »
This is the Police, an adventure/strategy title from THQ Nordic will be launching on Xbox One this March 22nd. You'll take the reigns of Jack Boyd, a Police Chief as you immerse yourself in a story full of crime and grit. Set over a period of 180 days, your task is to make $500,000. But the story within the game will shape how, or if this happens with the choices you make deciding how the game plays out. THQ Nordic have said the following: Your mission is clear: make $500,000 in 180 days, before Jack Boyd reaches retirement. How? That’s ... Read More »
Bungie have just released the patch notes for the next Destiny Update. The patch has been titled akin to a Friends episode: The One About Sandbox Tuning. Check out the full notes below. The one about Sandbox tuning.   Crucible Special Ammo Adjusted Special ammo economy in all gametypes Players start Crucible matches with Special ammo Special ammo is now lost upon death Sidearms are not affected by this change Special ammo crates now appear every 60 seconds (initial spawn and respawn) Special ammo crates are shared with allies within 75m (down from 100m) Special ammo timing in Mayhem ... Read More »
It's nearly the middle of the month already, and we bring you a quick reminder that Games with Gold will be having it's changeover tomorrow. Grab these titles while you can! Leaving tomorrow we have: Killer Instinct: Season 2 (Xbox One) The Secret of Monkey Island 2 (Xbox 360) There's still two weeks left for you to pick up Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime, available to February 28th. Tomorrow sees two highly anticipated titles join the Games with Gold ranks. Project Cars for Xbox One along with Star Wars: The Force Unleashed for Xbox 360 joining the line up. You ... Read More »
Xbox's own Major Nelson has released details of this weeks Games with Gold, which comes combined with a publisher sale from 2K. Feast your eyes on some bargains for both Xbox One and Xbox 360.... Xbox One Deals CONTENT TITLE CONTENT TYPE DISCOUNT NOTES Battle Island: Commanders – Bonus Supply Pack* Add-On 85% DWG Battleborn Xbox One Game 75% Pub Sale Battleborn Digital Deluxe Xbox One Game 75% Pub Sale BioShock: The Collection Xbox One Game 35% Pub Sale Borderlands: The Handsom Collection Xbox One Game 67% Pub Sale Deus Ex: Mankind Divided – Digital Deluxe Edition* Xbox One Game ... Read More »
Nightfall: Shield Brothers Dreadnaught, Rings of Saturn Travel deep into the heart of the Dreadnaught in pursuit of a Cabal assault team. Stop it from detonating the Hive ship's core. Modifiers Epic - Heavily shielded and highly aggressive enemies appear in great numbers. Small Arms - Primary Weapon damage is favored. Fresh Troops - Some enemy squads have been fortified with additional reinforcements. Match Game - Enemy shields are resistant to all unmatched Elemental Damage. Airborne - Players deal more damage while in the air. Heroic Strike Playlist Modifiers Heroic - Enemies appear in greater numbers and are more aggressive. ... Read More »

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