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Life is Strange 2: More Than Just Choices

Episode one of long awaited, angsty teen drama Life is Strange 2 is finally here and it’s already got us fully emotionally engaged in the plight of the Diaz brothers as they embark on a cross-country road trip while on the run after witnessing their father being shot by a police officer. So far, the three previous instalments in this franchise (including Life is Strange 2 prologue The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit) have all managed to tell gut-punching stories carried by a series of choices, each with their own consequences and outcomes to make you think twice before saying something … Read More »

New Twitch App Available for Xbox Insiders

One of the key features of the Xbox One console is the ability to directly stream gameplay straight to broadcast for everyone to watch with apps like Mixer, Microsoft’s own streaming service that’s now directly integrated into the UI, and popular streaming servicing Twitch. Unfortunately, the current Twitch app for the Xbox console has been known to have numerous bugs and performance issues, but this looks to be changing for Xbox users soon. It has been announced that Xbox Insiders will now have access to a brand new Twitch app as it tests new features which put the app more … Read More »

New White Xbox One X and Accessories Revealed

If you’ve had your eye on Microsoft’s specialist gamepad, aptly named the Elite Controller, but felt that its black colour didn’t match with your set-up then you’re in luck as Microsoft have recently announced a new white edition of the controller that’s set to land in stores soon. While there have been rumours circulating about a new version of the Elite controller, Microsoft have stressed that this is simply a “colour swap” of the original controller that launched in 2015. This sleek piece of gear arrives on 16th October for £119.99, and you can pre-order it now here. It’s not … Read More »

Everything We Learned from the Life is Strange 2 Gameplay Reveal

After months of speculation following the finale of Max and Chloe’s heart-wrenching teen drama in Life is Strange and prequel Before the Storm about what could possibly be in store for us next, developers DONTNOD gave us a sneak-peak at what to expect from the sequel with the release of the free prologue The Awesome Adventures of Captain Spirit, which placed us in the shoes as new character Chris, and released a short teaser trailer (below) for the upcoming title. With no concrete answers being revealed in either Captain Spirit or the teaser trailer about what the sequel will be about, who’s story we’ll … Read More »

New Games Coming This Week 14th – 17th August

This week see’s the release of the first episode of the final season of Telltale The Walking Dead. Round up Clementine’s story. Not forgetting the other 11 releases this week, State of Mind is a clear standout and definitely one to look out for. Check out the full list below.     The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series – The Final Season, Episode 1 August 14, 2018 Xbox One X Enhanced – After years on the road facing threats both living and dead, a secluded school might finally be Clementine and AJ’s chance for a home. But protecting it will mean sacrifice. In … Read More »

First Look at Red Dead Redemption 2 Gameplay Revealed

After many months of anticipation and mystery surrounding Rockstar Games‘ long-awaited western extravaganza, we now finally have our first proper look at gameplay of Red Dead Redemption 2 in a 6 minute long gameplay trailer released today outlining the depth of the game’s open world. From the look of this trailer, Rockstar have truly outdone themselves this time; we have to tip our hats to them. This is potentially their most ambitious game yet, and here is what we learned from the trailer. You (Only) Play as Arthur Morgan We’ll start with the obvious observation: the game will see you take control of … Read More »

Ten Games Releasing In August

August is here and to what is usually a lackluster month in gaming, this August sees the release of a few AAA games. Here are Ten that we think are worth your time and money this month. So in no particular order Starting at Number 10 we have: 10. Madden NFL 19  – 7th August Madden NFL 19 gives you game-changing control on and off the field. Real Player Motion transforms the way you play Madden delivering you gameplay control with precision and intent. Create and share custom Draft Classes, design your game strategy, progress your players and execute your game plan … Read More »

Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy (Xbox One X) Review

From the very moment you start up Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy, it’s made crystal clear that you’re in for, as the voice of villain Cortex declares, “a smashing blast from the past” as we see everyone’s favourite marsupial literally being remade by leaping into a machine humourlessly titled Vicarious Visions, the studio behind this stunning remake. Bringing the original Crash Bandicoot series into the current generation, the N. Sane Trilogy manages to recapture the zany spirit and tough challenge of the original series in a gorgeous new visual style that’s bound to please those who grew up with he series alongside those … Read More »

Devil’s Hunt Announced for Xbox One

There are no shortage of games to look forward to in the near future with the latest recently being announced by publisher 1C Company and newcomer Polish developers Layopi Games: Devil’s Hunt. The new announcement also came with a teaser-trailer that, while unsurprisingly not showing any gameplay, offers an interesting tonal setting of hell where protagonist Desmond has the ability to decide the fate of humanity with his demonic powers. According to the game’s listing on the publisher’s website, the game is based on the Polish fantasy novel Equilibrium and will see players locked in a conflict between Demons and Angels where the outcome … Read More »

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