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Xbox Indie Title BELOW Release Date Announced

After five long years of quiet anticipation, Capybara Games have finally announced the release date for stylish dungeon crawler Below, and it could be in your hands sooner than you think. First announced way back during E3 2013 with a brief announcement trailer, Below is described as “a solitary journey through the haunted depths of a forbidden isle” that tasks players with exploring a randomly generated labyrinthian world to uncover the many secrets and mysteries that hide in the darkness, scavenging for materials to survive. With little word about the game after it was delayed indefinitely in 2016 when it was originally intended … Read More »

Why You Shouldn’t Play Red Dead Redemption 2 Online Until You Complete the Story

After years of anticipation and excitement, Rockstar’s massively ambitious open world western Red Dead Redemption 2 has now been in the possession of potentially 17 million gamers for almost a full month. Receiving monumental praise from critics and fans alike for its jaw-dropping graphics, meticulous game design, vibrant open world, and masterful storytelling (praise which we, too, share), it’s no surprise that it’s being hailed as one of the best game of this generation. RDR2 has even more to offer players when the equally anticipated Online mode is released, with the Beta expected to arrive by the end of this month. … Read More »

Free Content for Forza Horizon 4 and Sea of Thieves for Mixer Viewers of X018

Microsoft are known for giving free goodies to Xbox Live members. Whether it be Free Play Days, Games With Gold, or prize draws, it always pays to see what’s on offer. In true Microsoft spirit, Major Nelson has announced on twitter that more rewards are on the way for viewers who watch the upcoming stream of X018 this weekend on Mixer. Strangely, Major Nelson’s original tweet, which contained this news within a video, was deleted before a new tweet was posted featuring only a static image featuring the Inside Xbox logo announcing the next episode of the show would be … Read More »

Assassin’s Creedy Odyssey: Review

From the moment you zoom out of the map screen of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey to reveal just how vast its gameworld is, littered with numerous islands of differing sizes throughout the ocean, it becomes clear just how big of an adventure you’re in for. This adventure is so big in fact that after playing through only the first 20 hours or so, it feels like we’ve only just scratched the surface of what this epic odyssey has to offer – and we’ve loved every second of it. After an initial story beat that kicks things off in style, the first … Read More »

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 »

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