Posts by: Stephen Loftus

This weeks new releases on Xbox includes a few remastered titles to whet your whistle. If old isn’t your thing, there is plenty of new titles and a sequel heading your way this week. Tuesday 13th March Beast Quest Embark on an epic action-adventure to save the Kingdom of Avantia from ruin. Based on the best-selling fantasy novels, Beast Quest comes to console for the first time ever, with a rich, progressive storyline, vibrant settings, and an excess of compelling challenges. Pure Farming 2018 Use licensed machines to manage all aspects of modern farming, from cultivating land and growing crops, … Read More »

A new entrant into the charts this week with Gravel, coming in towards the bottom at number 24. We see Call of Duty: WWII rising back up again along with PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS which reclaims its top spot, shoving Grand Theft Auto V back into number 3. You can check out the full Xbox One UK charts below: LW TW Title Age Rating Publisher 2 1 PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS PEGI 16+ MICROSOFT 3 2 CALL OF DUTY: WWII PEGI 18+ ACTIVISION BLIZZARD 1 3 GRAND THEFT AUTO V PEGI 18+ TAKE 2 5 4 FORZA HORIZON 3 PEGI 3+ MICROSOFT 4 5 … Read More »

The team behind the ever-progressing dashboard have been hard at work since before Christmas prepping for the new update. Preview members have noticed that updates have been few and far between and now we know why. The Xbox One Spring Update has recently been announced and is now available to all Alpha users of the Preview programme. A few surprises are included with this new update, with one feature in particular mimicking “other platform” and it looks as though it’s the star of the show. Share Controller Introducing a new form of Mixer interactivity: Share controller. Soon, Mixer streamers on … Read More »

This weeks Xbox charts sees two new entries with Metal Gear Survive arriving at 11th and Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet coming in at the bottom at 29. Grand Theft Auto V remains in top spot for the second week running with Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds moving back up to second. Call of Duty: WWII makes a big jump from tenth to third whilst we see Monster Energy Supercross taking a significant drop from 16th down to 30th this week. You can check out the full Xbox One UK charts below: LW TW Title Age Rating Publisher 1 1 GRAND THEFT AUTO … Read More »

This weeks releases sees a plethora of ID@Xbox titles heading your way, with new titles and remastered titles spanning a wide range of genres, a game entering Game Preview and another Game Preview game becoming a completed title, there are options for everybody. Let’s check them out. Tuesday 27th February Immortal Redneck Put on the mummified boots of a redneck tourist who wakes up in ancient Egypt after a supernatural accident. A mix of old-school FPS action and rogue-lite elements, fight through dangerous pyramids, destroy a variety of monsters, and figure out what happened to this Immortal Redneck. de Blob … Read More »

It looks as though Phil Spencer, head of Xbox, has stayed true to his promise to gamers after he paid a visit to Japan last year to meet with developers and publishers to try and rectify the lack of eastern games on the console. With Monster Hunter: World gaining worldwide success, this proves to Japanese developers that we very much would like to see their titles ported over to the Xbox console. And hot off the heels from the Monster Hunter success comes not one, but two announcements regarding upcoming JRPG titles:   Shining Resonance Refrain It’s been over twenty … Read More »

There are a few new releases this week with one of those almost hitting top spot. Kingdom Come: Deliverance enters the charts at 2 whereas Dynasty Warriors 9 and Monster Energy Supercross enter at 15 and 16, respectively. GTA V takes the top spot knocking UFC 3 down to 8. You can check out the full Xbox One charts below: LW TW Title Age Rating Publisher 5 1 GRAND THEFT AUTO V PEGI 18+ TAKE 2   2 KINGDOM COME: DELIVERANCE PEGI 18+ DEEP SILVER 4 3 PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS PEGI 16+ MICROSOFT 7 4 FIFA 18 PEGI 3+ ELECTRONIC ARTS … Read More »

With spin-offs, indies and a game preview title exiting said status, there’s a varied selection of titles releasing this week so there should be something for everyone. Tuesday 20th February Metal Gear Survive Create your own character and learn to survive. Scavenge resources, craft weapons, build a base camp and explore the unknown while developing the survival skills necessary in this hostile environment. In CO-OP mode, assemble a team of four players to infiltrate and defend areas from hordes of creatures. Place fortifications and defensive weapons strategically to give you an advantage against ever intensifying enemies. Team work and resourcefulness … Read More »

Developer Milestone are no stranger to bringing us racing games with the likes of Sébastian Loeb Rally Evo, Ride and of course MXGP, but this year, the next iteration is under the title of Monster Energy Supercross. But how well does it perform? We’ll kick off with the introduction this game brings up immediately as you start playing. You’re kicked straight into a race with the controls displayed at the side of the screen. Normal buttons apply: RT to accelerate and LT to brake. However, LT brakes your front wheel and A brakes your back wheel – a vital necessity … Read More »

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