Xbox One

Here’s your Fallout 4 Survival Mode guide

Here’s your Fallout 4 Survival Mode guide

Kids these days have it so easy. Back in my day, we played games like Battletoads and Karate Kid, and spent countless hours just trying to get back to the spot where we kept dying. Now they've got quick saves, difficulty levels, and the internet to help guide you through any game you'd like. But Bethesda wants to make Fallout 4 hard enough to satisfy even the most masochistic of gamers.

Continue Reading

Bethesda outlines Fallout 4 Creation Kit release plans

Bethesda outlines Fallout 4 Creation Kit release plans

Fallout 4 was, and is, a great game. Sure, there are plenty of things to argue about, such as the never-ending missions that sent you off to rescue settlements. But overall, I enjoyed it a lot. I put it down a month or two ago, and have been letting it sit until Bethesda opens up mod support for the game. And now we finally have an idea of when that will be.

Continue Reading

Dark Souls 3 pre-orders come with original game, or soundtrack

Dark Souls 3 pre-orders come with original game, or soundtrack

The Xbox store has been a wealth of information lately. For some reason, the Australian version of the store has been providing a little too much info. First, we saw the Dark Souls pre-order information last week, then just yesterday, they spilled the beans on the Doom pre-order bonuses. Both pages were pulled shortly after they went up, making us wait for an official announcement.

Continue Reading

Doom for Xbox One may come with the original two games

Doom for Xbox One may come with the original two games

It's been a while since we've had a new Doom title. Doom 3 made its way into the world back in 2004, making it just shy of a teenager now. Thankfully, we're not too far away from the release of the next title, which is simply named Doom. So how will you fill the void between now and the May release? Well, it seems that you might be able to spend your time playing the original two games.

Continue Reading

Xbox’s March Games With Gold list gets leaked

Xbox’s March Games With Gold list gets leaked

Microsoft's Games With Gold program has been a great success, and a good value for gamers. Before it was introduced, Xbox gamers were really paying the monthly (or yearly) fee for Gold, and really just getting online multiplayer. But now, those that pay are treated with four free games every month. And we've got an idea of what to expect next month.

Continue Reading

Tales from the Borderlands eps 1-5 get physical release in April

Tales from the Borderlands eps 1-5 get physical release in April

If you've been waiting to check out Telltale Games' Tales from the Borderlands series, or only played one episode and planned to come back to it, the perfect opportunity to dive in will arrive in late April. That's when a physical disc release will see all five episodes collected into a single purchase, available for PlayStation 4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PC. There's no easier way to get introduced to the story-driven spin-off of Gearbox's Borderlands FPS series.

Continue Reading

Why gamers should be wary of Microsoft’s PC gaming push

Why gamers should be wary of Microsoft’s PC gaming push

We know that Microsoft is wanting to commit to cross-play functionality, which is the ability to buy a game on one platform, and have it work for the other. This looks like a big win for both Xbox One and PC gamers alike, but people are still upset about the loss of exclusivity to Xbox One titles. I explained earlier in the week why that's hardly a reality. But there is a good reason to be cautious about this new concept.

Continue Reading

Fallout 4 DLC details, release schedule announced

Fallout 4 DLC details, release schedule announced

Fallout 4 players who have spent the last few months completing quests and exploring the game's world to their heart's content are about to have another reason to dive back into the post-apocalyptic wasteland. Actually, several reasons. Developer Bethesda has announced three separate DLCs to see release over the spring months: Automatron, Wasteland Workshop, and Far Harbor. With a mix of new enemies, new locations, new abilities, and new stories, players will have plenty to keep them busy once again.

Continue Reading

Twitch streamer beats Dark Souls without taking any damage

Twitch streamer beats Dark Souls without taking any damage

Dark Souls is easily one of the most difficult games to come out in recent years. My playthrough of it brought back painful memories from my NES gaming days, with games like Karate Kid or Battletoads. I've seen plenty of people make some great playthroughs of Dark Souls, but one Twitch streamer takes the cake, with the most ridiculous feat yet: Not taking a single hit.

Continue Reading

What Microsoft’s cross-buy initiative means, and why it’s good for gamers

What Microsoft’s cross-buy initiative means, and why it’s good for gamers

Imagine picking up a new game, and spending hours playing it on your couch. Then, maybe your couch is occupied by other people watching movies. Well, you have a perfectly good PC in the other room, so you go fire it up, and continue where you left off. You don't have to worry about buying another copy, or setting up streaming, it just works. This is a future that Microsoft is looking at making a reality, though not everyone is happy about it.

Continue Reading

Microsoft wants more Xbox games to come with free PC copies

Microsoft wants more Xbox games to come with free PC copies

Earlier this week, it was announced that the Xbox One exclusive title Quantum Break would be getting a PC release. This was a pretty big deal, especially since the game is due out in April, and the PC version would be making its debut on the very same day as on the Xbox One. But that wasn't the most interesting part of the announcement.

Continue Reading

Xbox One gets Quantum Break special edition console bundle

Xbox One gets Quantum Break special edition console bundle

Microsoft has just announced the latest bundle for the Xbox One console, this time featuring the latest exclusive title, Quantum Break. The console and controller come in a limited Cirrus White color, although Microsoft says the Quantum Break bundle will be available with black hardware as well. Inside the box players will find a 500GB model Xbox One, a downloadable copy of Quantum Break, as well as code to download developer Remedy Entertainment's previous title, Alan Wake.

Continue Reading