While it may not always be the case that Xbox have been synonymous with giving their fans what they want they've certainly tried to start pushing themselves in that direction over the last few years. Further evidence of that can be seen in the latest update that started rolling out to members of the Insider program earlier this week. There's a lot to be said for Xbox's Arena which can see competitive tournaments arranged, primarily for World of Tanks at present but soon to include Killer Instinct as well. These tournaments are skill based, or if you'd prefer you can ... Read More »
Changes to Cortana aren't the only changes on the way for Xbox One owners. Microsoft is just about to launch the Creators Update - a significant upgrade for Windows 10 devices, including Xbox One. That's probably worth a reminder: inside every Xbox One there beats a Windows 10 heart - it's the reason why we have such a diverse range of apps and why we believe the Xbox One ecosystem has such a bright future. And things will only get brighter with the Creators Update or, more accurately, a series of updates that will occur throughout 2017, the first of which ... Read More »
EA's recent reboot of the Need For Speed series with Need For Speed (2015) for consoles as well as Need For Speed: No Limits for iOS and Android devices is set to continue. Evidence of a trademark was spotted having been submitted on Monday the 7th of November to the European Union Intellectual Property Office for a new Need For Speed game entitled Need For Speed: Arena. We've known that EA and Ghost have been planning a new game for consoles with hopes for a 2017 release since May however at the present moment in time there is no link ... Read More »
Last week we trailed the incoming February update for Halo 5: Guardians - Hammer Storm. This week, we can share more information about what the free update will offer (hammers!) First up, the new Arena map - Torque. This map has an industrial setting and looks to have a good mix of indoor and outdoor spaces, mixing cramped shootouts with longer sightlines. It's always interesting to hear from the map designers themselves - this week Justin Oaksford and Christopher Hans talk us through the development of this new map and the technical, artistic and gameplay considerations that go in to ... Read More »
Chainsaw Games has announced that its medieval party game, Knight Squad, will be coming to Xbox One on November 16th, as part of next month's Games With Gold offerings. Described as "Bomberman meets Gauntlet", the game plays from a top-down perspective, as 1-8 players do battle across several game modes, including free-for-all and team battles, last man standing, and more. Players will have several knights to choose from, with various weapons at their disposal, such as swords, crossbows and laser guns. What say you, readers? Will you be the Last Knight Standing? Remember, for more news, reviews, competitions and articles, join Xbox ... Read More »
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