Posts by: Jamie 'Xtreme Jam 87' Byrne

Homefront: The Revolution Delayed Until 2016

Homefront: The Revolution has been delayed until 2016, however the open-world FPS is being developed by Deep Silver Dambuster Studios. The studio which was only formed in July 2014 and is based in Nottingham with the majority of the team being veterans of Crytek UK (formerly Free Radical Design). “We are excited that Deep Silver’s acquisition of the Homefront IP and assets from Crytek has allowed development of Homefront: The Revolution to continue with minimum disruption, The team here believes we are working on something truly special.” Hasit Zala “Dambuster Studios are an extraordinarily talented group, We are giving the team every opportunity to … Read More »

What Is Our Communities Favourite Genre?

We asked, you answered! We asked our Xbox One UK community members what their favourite gaming genre was, choices were from RPG’s, First Person Shooters, Racing, MMOs, Sports, Third Person Shooters and Other. It’s quiet clear what our community appears to favour… RPG’s came in as favourite with 55% of the votes, First Person Shooters were second with 31% and Racing, Other and MMO’s had 7%, 5% and 2% respectively. But Destiny is both an RPG and FPS! While some games are so deep they cover a variety of genres, Destiny for example can be considered both an RPG and … Read More »

Bladestorm: Nightmare demo out now!

Developers Koei Tecmo today released their demo of Bladestorm: Nightmare on the Xbox One marketplace. This in depth demo will give the player plenty of time to get to grips with the tactical and strategic approach of the game as well as a tutorial which shows the range of troops the player can command, attack options for your squad, the choice of weapons and how to switch between units during battle. During the demo gamers will also experience the initial battle of the Hundred Years’ War scenario and also access to the detailed character creation tool which allows players to edit … Read More »

Mad Max pre-order bonus – The Ripper

Mad Max pre-order bonus – The Ripper Mad Max publishers Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announced new pre-order bonus details for the game. Players will receive an additional Magnum Opus car body called “The Ripper”. This vehicle boasts a powerful V8 engine, off-road tires, improved exhaust, ramming grill and a tuned suspension so the car is able to ride along the varied Wasteland surfaces. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and developers Avalance Studios also revealed the official box art. Cars are the key to survival in this post-apocalyptic open world game. Players control Mad Max himself, a lone warrior who fights … Read More »

LEGO Batman 3 – The Squad DLC available tomorrow

The latest downloadable content for LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham is the final piece of DLC for the season pass and will be available TOMORROW (3rd March 2015). The DLC will involve playing as The Squad (Suicide Squad) in a host of high-risk missions. Players can expect to play as Deadshot, Deathstroke, Harley Quinn, Captain Boomerang as well as the rest of the Squad who can be unlocked along with a range of other different characters, minikits and vehicles. Take a look at The Squad in action using all of their talents to take down the evil forces. The Squad … Read More »

Fresh New Screens For Shiftlings

Rock Pocket Games and Sierra’s upcoming puzzle platforming game Shiftlings has released a new batch of images to get gamers even more excited about their upcoming title currently due for a spring release. The intergalactic reality show it about two space oddballs travelling the cosmos trying to complete complex challenges, however they must do so with just one air hose which is connected to the both of them in where they need to pass the gas back and forth between each other, using the gas to shift body weight to your advantage is key in solving puzzles in over 50 levels spread over five … Read More »

Do Gamers Really Care About Achievements?

Yesterday we asked our community of gamers what their thoughts on achievements are and if their approach to the game was based on the achievements available, we got quite a response. We break down all the answers from the comments left by our community Does your playstyle for a game depend on the achievements that are available to unlock? The majority of gamers adjust their playstyle with unlocking achievements in mind, however there were some gamers who purely played for the fun of the game and were not too worried about adding to their gamerscore. To some though it is a … Read More »

The Project CARS Pre-Order Bonus Vehicle Is…

Selected retailers are offering a special one off vehicle when you pre-order Project CARS. The vehicle had been kept a secret but it has now been revealed… so what is it? The bonus vehicle is the Ruf CTR3 SMS-R, a race spec version of the Ruf CTR3 super sports car. The interior has been stripped, the bodywork is bespoke and the vehicle boasts a highly tuned engine that produces over 750 horsepower and reaches a mind blowing 300 km/h which makes the car a modern engineering wonder. “We wanted the bodywork to reflect our idea of what Ruf would really … Read More »

AIPD – Is there really 100,000 game modes!?

Indie developer Blazing Badger’s debut game AIPD (Artificial Intelligence Police Department) claims to have over 100,000 game modes, that’s not possible right? Well it is if you use all of the game modes possible combinations. The top down action packed twin stick shooter has a very familiar 80’s neon feel to it, easily recognisable from films such a Tron. This independent developer based in Frankfurt, Germany has recruited some of the leading veterans in the industry who have worked on titles such as Crysis, Uncharted, Spellforce, the Settlers series and Xbox One game Lords of the Fallen. Blazing Badger have been … Read More »

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