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Mavericks aims for "deeper" massively multiplayer experience Automaton's James Thompson talked to GRTV about the ambitious online shooter.

Grand Theft Auto Online Update Adds Business Bonuses, Extended Trade Deals & Guest List Rewards Set in the sprawling city of Los Santos and the surrounding area, Grand Theft Auto V delivers a world of unprecedented scale and detail bursting with life, from mountaintops to the depths of the ocean.

1979 Revolution: Black Friday Is Now Available For Digital Pre-order And Pre-download On Xbox One Based on true stories and historical events, 1979 Revolution: Black Friday is an interactive drama about choice and consequence, chaos and order.

State Of Anarchy: Master Of Mayhem Is Now Available For Digital Pre-order And Pre-download On Xbox One State of Anarchy: Master of Mayhem is a hilarious shooter that will put a smile on your face.

Tempest 4000 Review \\ paulsemel Thanks to somewhat off controls, this updated version of an arcade classic falls flat.

Xbox One S was the best-selling console on Amazon Prime Day Keep an eye on for all the latest in Xbox and Windows 10 gaming, accessories, news, and reviews!

Super Blackjack Battle II Turbo Edition Is Now Available For Digital Pre-order And Pre-download On Xbox One Product Info:: Developer: Stage Clear Studios: Publisher: Headup Games: Website: Super Blackjack Battle II Turbo Edition: Twitter: @stagecs / @HeadupGames.

The Mooseman Is Now Available For Xbox One You are the Mooseman and you have the ability to see all that is hidden to the mortal eye.

The Long Reach Is Now Available For Xbox One The Long Reach is an adventure game filled with colorful characters, puzzles, and a shock of discovery.

Anima: Gate of Memories - The Nameless Chronicles Review - XboxAddict XBA says: A great story, if you can follow along and deal with the repetitive combat.

Big discounts on God of War, Horizon, Zelda, Uncharted and other art books Amazon has heavily discounts several videogame art books as customers can also get additional savings by entering a promotional code during checkout.

My Hero One's Justice Story Trailer Shows Its Battle System And Explosive Action The new trailer for My Hero One's Justice showing its battle system and story.

Blacksea Odyssey Review - Overbored - FNGR GNS Sean @ FG: A few technical hiccups threaten to capsize Blacksea Odyssey. The FNGR GNS Review.

Fornite's Map Might be Changing in Season 5 Fortnite season 5 has just started and as always with it came some changes to the map. Yet, many fans don’t seem too happy. They really wished for something huge after the Fornite RNG that Epic used to hyped up this season. It seems that people might be getting what they wanted soon as now sand is falling from the crack in the sky.

Which of this week's Xbox Live Deals With Gold bargains should you pick up? - 17th-23rd July 2018 Neil writes: 'The Xbox Live Deals With Gold sale is back again and this time round it brings with it a number of discounted Anime titles for good measure. But which are the very best Xbox deals on the table present between the 17th-23rd July 2018… and which should you not be touching with a barge-pole?

Amazon July Xbox One Digital Blowout Sale Amazon is offering big discounts on several popular digital titles for Xbox One users. If you are looking for new games for your Xbox One console right now especially digital copies, you can save more than half price off on digital goodies on Amazon for a limited time now.

Sunny cyberpunk is still cyberpunk, so don't worry about Cyberpunk 2077 Having divided fans of the genre across the world, the now infamously bright-and-colorful Cyberpunk 2077 E3 trailer left everybody wondering, 'OK, so can it be both sunny and cyberpunk?' The definitive answer is: hell yes. And there's plenty of evidence to back it up.

South Park: The Stick of Truth coming to Switch South Park: The Stick of Truth is coming to Switch, Ubisoft has announced.

Forza Horizon 4 Shows Off Autumn, Online Play, the World Map, and More Forza Horizon 4 developer Playground Games is dishing new info via a series of livestreams. Get the lowdown on autumn, Forzathon, and more!

Sonic Mania Plus launches on Xbox One, gets Xbox One X upgrade Sonic Mania Plus is the long-awaited update to Sonic Mania. To access the new content and additional characters, existing owners need to buy the "Sonia Mania: Encore Pack" for $4.99. Sonia Mania Plus seems to be the definitive edition of the game due to the scope of the new content.

Tempest 4000 Review - The Gamers Lounge Tempest 4000 is a new edition of a classic Atari staple. It provides a great update in graphics and music, but changing the gameplay just wouldn’t be Tempest. Ryan Johnson at The Gamer’s Lounge runs it through the motions to see if it’s worth your time.

20XX Review - "Mega-Man Meets Roguelike" - MGL Lawrence brings you his verdict on this Mega-Man inspired indie game now available for the Nintendo Switch.

Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy Xbox One Review 'Visually, this Trilogy excels compared to the original games. This isn’t a regular overhaul; it’s quite clear the amount of dedication and love that was put into it. Most parts have been crafted from scratch, instead of making HD versions of regular textures and effects.

1979 Revolution: Black Friday Also Comes To Nintendo Switch, Gets Release Dates - Trailer 1979 Revolution: Black Friday is a suspenseful, narrative driven, action / adventure game set in the gritty true events of 1979 Iran.

Patched #40 - The Cross-Play Conundrum The latest episode of Patched sees the Player 2 crew take a deep dive into the Sony Cross-play debacle. Check it out.

Gearbox Makes Fun Of Their Aliens: CM Typo With Job Listing For 'Programming Copy Editor' Aliens: Colonial Marines suffered from a brain-dead AI at launch. This was later discovered to be the work of a typo that was made by a programmer, who wrote ‘tether’ as ‘teather’ in the game’s code.

New Resident Evil 2 Remake Artwork Shows Leon And Claire Fighting Zombies Resident Evil 2 Remake was one of the major announcements at E3 2018. It has been confirmed to launch on January 25th for the PS4, Xbox One, and PC.

Fortnite Surpassed $1B in Revenue as Battle Royale Games Dwarf Every Other Genre on Twitch Fortnite has now surpassed $1 billion in revenue from its microtransactions and Battle Royale games are dwarfing every other genre on Twitch. Combined revenue for Battle Royale games is also expected to go up to $20 billion in 2019.

You Can Win This Extremely Limited Deadpool 2-Themed Xbox One X Microsoft announced a contest on Twitter today to win a very limited edition of the Xbox One X with Deadpool plastered on top. The contest is simple: retweet this official Tweet from Microsoft with the hashtag #Deadpool2XboxSweepstakes in order to be eligible to win the console.

Dante's Inferno and RUSE are now backward-compatible on Xbox One Visceral Games' hellish hack-and-slasher Dante's Inferno, and Ubisoft's real-time WW2 strategy game RUSE, now feature backward-compatibility support on Xbox One.

Meet Mighty and Ray as Sonic Mania gets a physical release and new Encore mode Tom writes: 'Sonic Mania released last year and instantly became a hit, showing Sega that new 'retro' Sonic does indeed work and that fans, or those with even a vague interest, will lap it up with vigour.'

Reboot of an Atari classic Tempest 4000 out now Xbox One and PS4 James writes - 'Those of you who were around in the 80s will probably remember the arcade sci-fi shooter Tempest, well it’s made a return today in the form of a reboot. Are you ready for the classic arcade experience of Tempest 4000?'

Far Cry 5: Lost On Mars DLC Gameplay Here is some early level gameplay on PC for the new Lost on Mars DLC for Far Cry 5. The DLC sets you on Mars and has you play as and with characters from the main game.

Revamped Armed Forces II Xbox controller goes all in on camouflage Microsoft today announced the new Armed Forces II Special Edition Xbox controller, a revamped version of the original with some slight design tweaks. All told, the look of the controller is nearly identical to its predecessor.

Defiance 2050 - How To Get The Demolitionist Class From GameWatcher: 'But the rarest class is the Demolitionist Character Class, as it's not available at the start on the free-to-play version of the game. So what is the Demolition character class and how do I get Demolitionist in Defiance 2050? We'll show you - although you might not like the answers.'

Which Platform Hosts The Best Fortnite Players - PS4, Xbox One or PC? Based on stats gathered, the following charts have been created showing which platform currently has the best Fortnite players.

I Learned The Hard Way That Digital Games Won't Last Forever If one were to use a flash drive with their profile and digital games on it and plug it into a different system it would not contain the license files and therefore treat each game as if it were a trial.

Fighting NieR: Automata's Enemies is Like Punching Kittens Chris at GameSpew: In the time I’ve spent with NieR: Automata it has made be feel like I’ve walked into an animal shelter and just started punching small furry creatures.

If You Only Play One Indie Game This Year, Make it Moonlighter Moonlighter's combination of two tried and tested genres into one finely-tuned complete package is nothing short of wonderful.

Tempest 4000 - The Math Checks Out - MonsterVine 'Tempest is back for the first time in 18 years, and it’s time for you to “feed your head to the web.”'

Amazon's Prime Day Video Game Deals revealed Amazon has revealed its video game deals for its Prime Day. The discounts include Xbox One, Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo Switch systems in addition to various accessories and videogames.

Pirates of the Enchiridion brings Adventure Time back to Xbox One, PS4, Switch and PC Neil writes: 'When the Land of Ooo gets put under water, there is only one man for the job - Finn and Jake. And today we see the return of of Adventure Time with the Pirates of the Enchiridion.'

The bullet ballet begins as Mothergunship blasts on to Xbox One, PS4 and PC Neil writes: 'Bored of the usual rifles, machine guns, pistols and grenades? Mothergunship is here and it brings an almost unlimited number of weapons to the table!'

Steam reveals the release date for Cyanide's Call of Cthulhu It appears that the official Steam store page for Call of Cthulhu has revealed its release date.

Cause physics-based mayhem for the alien invaders as Mugsters launches on Xbox One, PS4, Switch, PC Tom writes: 'The aliens have already invaded in Team17’s Mugsters and now it falls to you to rescue the survivors while causing absolute mayhem for the invaders!'

The Proclaimers and Pantera party on with the latest Rocksmith DLC Neil writes: 'It's got to be one of the most eclectic mix of packs currently available for purchase, but should you like a bit of Nina Simone, The Proclaimers, or even just have to rock out to Pantera, then the latest Rocksmith Variety Pack is going to be for you.'

Xbox Live Deals With Gold and Spotlight Sale Details 17th-23rd July 2018 Neil writes: 'Whilst many out there will be hotly anticipating jumping on a plane and heading off for a summer break, even more will just be happy to kick back with a controller in hand, seeing out the summer with some hot and sweaty gaming sessions.

Survival title 'Vigor' launches beta for all Xbox Insiders Vigor, a new Xbox-exclusive survival title, is now available for Xbox Insiders to beta test.

Fortnite New Wild West Skins will be available during the Road Trip Event With the release of Season 5 patch, Fortnite Wild West skins are now available during Save The World Road Trip Event.

Resident Evil 2 Will Feature Enhanced Narrative Compared To The Original Capcom are taking the opportunity to improve upon the original classic however they can.

Believe It or Not, NASCAR Heat 3 Has Something for Casual Racing Fans - DualShockers If you love racing games, NASCAR, or both, you'll find that the new features that NASCAR Heat 3 has to offer is right up your alley.

Watch Far Cry 5: Lost on Mars DLC's First 55 Minutes of Gameplay Far Cry 5: Lost on Mars is an out of this world good time, and the first hour of gameplay shows off the wackiness that series fans expect.

The officially licensed original Xbox skin for Xbox One X is available The officially licensed original Xbox skin for Xbox One x is a fun way to protect and enhance your existing Xbox One X console.

PS4 Still at the Top of Ubisoft's Sales, Followed by PC, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch Ubisoft announced its financial result for the past fiscal quarter, and PS4 is still the strongest platform for the publisher, followed by PC, Xbox One, and Switch.

Earthfall - Review - Games Asylum Games Asylum: 'This four-player co-op shooter is the gaming equivalent of store brand Coca-Cola. The creators have tried to replicate a highly successful formula – in this case, Valve’s classic Left 4 Dead series – but when it comes to sampling its delights, those accustomed to the real-deal will instantly notice something a little off.'

System Shock Remake New Screenshots and Concept Art System Shock Remake is currently under development and being funded at Kickstarter, check out new Screenshots, Cocept Art and more info here.

Ashen Runs At Native 4K On Xbox One X Other exact tech specifications haven't yet been nailed down, though.

Danger Zone 2 - Review - Gamereactor GR writes: 'It's now one step closer to being the spiritual successor to Burnout's Crash mode it aspires to be.'

Ubisoft reports record first quarter, PC sales surpass Xbox One Ubi reported sales of €400 million for the quarter, driven primarily by continued growth of digital sales and "player recurring investment" in "digital items, DLC, season passes, subscriptions, and advertising." "We had a record first quarter, which exceeded our expectations.

The Path Of Motus Is Now Available For Xbox One Will you let other people stop you from pursuing your dreams? The Path of Motus is a game where your words have the power to destroy.

Epic Loon Is Now Available For Xbox One Dive into the bizarre world of Epic Loon, a quirky physics platformer for up to 4 players playable in couch co-op or battle mode.

Vigor Beta now available on Xbox One for Xbox Insiders! - Xbox Wire All Xbox Insiders are invited to participate in the Vigor Beta! Announced at E3 and world premiered during Inside Xbox, Bohemia Interactive’s newest game is Vigor, a unique and more hardcore take on the post-apocalyptic survival genre.

Amazon Prime Day Sale For Prime & Non-Prime Members Amazon Prime Day sale is finally here! Right now, they’re offering huge savings for Prime and non-Prime members on various games, consoles, accessories, and components for PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC, and 3DS for a limited time.

Fortnite Patch 5.0 Adds New Submachine Gun MP5 Probably the most talked about thing in Fortnite is the Patch 5.0. The game is going to change a lot with the up and coming things from the patch and it seems game devs aren’t stopping anytime soon. The most recent addition to the Patch 5.0 is the release of a new submachine gun, MP5.

Become the Ultimate Ninja and Pre-Order Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker on Xbox One - Xbox Wire Which village are you a part of? The Village Hidden in the Leaves? Or maybe the Village Hidden by the Sand? Well, whichever village you claim as home, get ready to prove your strength in Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker!

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Zombie Trailer Ahead of their panel this week, the new Zombie trailer for the next Call of Duty game has been revealed.

Redeemer: Enhanced Edition coming to Xbox One, PS4 and Switch in August Neil writes: 'If you keep an ear to the PC ground, then you will no doubt know all about Redeemer. Well very soon you will be able to forget about having to fire up the gaming laptop, as an Enhanced Edition of the brutal brawler Redeemer is coming to console!'

Xbox 360 And Xbox One Backward Compatibility Service Maintenance On Wednesday, July 18 between 2:00PM UTC and 3:30PM UTC, we will be performing scheduled maintenance that will affect Xbox 360 titles and services. Please note this maintenance will also impact Xbox 360 backward compatible titles on Xbox One. All other Xbox One titles and services will not be affected.

Dante's Inferno and R.U.S.E. are now Backwards Compatible! Just a little while ago, Major Nelson posted on Twitter that Dante’s Inferno and R.U.S.E. have been added to the ever-growing list of backward compatible Xbox games. The games are available for purchase through the digital store, or just insert your old disc and the game should automatically download.

Xbox Ultimate Game Sale Starts Later this Week Both Steam and PSN had their annual summer sales and now Microsoft is about to have theirs as well. The technology giant announced that the Xbox Ultimate Game Sale will run from July 19 to July 30 and have discounts on hundreds of Xbox One and Xbox 360 games.

Xbox Ultimate Game Sale Kicking Off This Week So you may have noticed that this week's Deals With Gold aren't exactly loaded with over-the-top bargains. Sure, you can get the Dragon Ball Xenoverse and Marvel: Ultimate Alliance games for a bargain. but that's really about it. And now we know why.

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Earthfall Review - Alien Shooter That Struggles to Find Its Identity - COGconnected Earthfall, from the Seattle based developers Holospark, has a ton of potential, however as it stands right now, it’s just not that fun to play.

Tempest 4000 Review: Revitalising a Classic - GameSpew It has been a whopping eighteen years since the last Tempest game. Does Tempest 4000 have the magic to keep the series alive?

Mothergunship Review: Packing Heat - Garage Band Gamers The spiritual successor to Tower of Guns; take on legions of enemies in this FPS Bullet Hell that lets players create their own weapons of mass destruction.

Tempest 4000 Review - Hey Poor Player Tempest 4000 isn't perfect, but it's still a really enjoyable score-chaser that does a great job of capturing the spirit of its predecessors. If you're looking for a nostalgic romp that will test your skills, you'll certainly find what you're looking for here.

Danger Zone 2 Review: It's All in the Run Up - GameSpew Just over a year after the release of Danger Zone, Three Fields Entertainment is back again with Danger Zone 2. It's crash time again!

Dante's Inferno and R.U.S.E. join Xbox backward compatibility Even to this day Dante's Inferno and R.U.S.E. remain quite enjoyable. Keep an eye on for all the latest in Xbox and Windows 10 gaming, accessories, news, and reviews!

Get Tactical With The Xbox Wireless Controller - Armed Forces II Special Edition Back by popular demand, the Xbox Wireless Controller - Armed Forces II Special Edition is the second iteration of the original Xbox Wireless Controller - Armed Forces Special Edition. This version takes on the fan-favorite modern military green camouflage pattern and has a new hint of orange on the Bind button.

Get Tactical with the Xbox Wireless Controller – Armed Forces II Special Edition - Xbox Wire Back by popular demand, the Xbox Wireless Controller – Armed Forces II Special Edition is the second iteration of the original Xbox Wireless Controller – Armed Forces Special Edition. This version takes on the fan-favorite modern military green camouflage pattern and has a new hint of orange on the Bind button.

Naruto To Boruto: Shinobi Striker Open Beta Weekend, Digital Pre-Order Details - Trailer Naruto To Boruto: Shinobi Striker is an action game enables players to compete online in 4 vs. 4 matches against other teams, with all eight ninjas fighting simultaneously to become elite ninja masters!

EDGE #322 review scores This month’s EDGE review scores include a tough verdict for The Crew 2, Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion, Mario Tennis Aces, and more.

Prime Day 2018: The Best Video Game Deals Prime Day 2018 kicks off later today, and if you're after the best deals on cheap video games and controllers, keep checking back to this page.

Amazon: Save $5 on $20+ book purchases Amazon has a limited time offer going for books on its website.

Gaming at London's J-culture festival - Hyper Japan Games: Summer 2018 The super-cool semi-annual Japanese-themed exhibition just wrapped up in London and there were plenty of fantastic games on display.

Best gaming deals for Amazon Prime Day: Nintendo Switch, Xbox, Oculus Rift, PlayStation games, and more Gaming can be expensive, no two ways around it. Whether it's on console or PC, that bill can run up quick between systems, games, and accessories. But don't worry, Prime Day is here with the deals you want and need. First off, there's figuring out the platform that fits for you, and that's easier said than done.

"Tempest 4000" is now available on PS4, Xbox One and PC Atari, one of the world's most iconic consumer brands and interactive entertainment producers, today announced that Tempest 4000, the long-awaited sequel to the classic arcade game Tempest, is now available on PlayStation4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One and Windows PC via Steam.

Yoku's Island Express Review - CFG Games Yoku's Island Express is a distinctly unique blend of adventure gaming with pinball. But does it work? Read Franky's in-depth review to see if this funky fusion is worth trying out!

Tempest 4000 - Xbox One Review - AbsoluteXbox Ben writes: “ATARI HAVE RETURNED TO THEIR ROOTS: Introducing Tempest 4000, a new take on the classic 1981 Atari game. From developer, Llamasoft: this game makes you feel like you’re back in the 80s.”.

15 Games That Totally Had No Need For Heavy Online Connectivity Ravi: 'We decided to take a look at 15 games throughout history that had no need to be predominantly or completely online. And yes, while some added offline options later, this doesn't excuse the miserable launch experiences of many.'

Vampyr might have a lot of sharp teeth, but it lacks bite - Entertainium Thanks to its many teeth, Vampyr could’ve been one hell of a game, but it lacks the polish, care and common sense that would’ve made it so. It lacks the bite it could’ve had thanks to that.' - Eduardo Reboucas, Entertainium.

Tempest 4000 Review - "Blast from the Past?" - Gamers Xtreme Marcello: 'Tempest 4000 is a 2018 modern remake of an Atari classic that originally released back in 1981. For it’s time, it was a revolutionary take on gaming, introducing 3D vectors to help give the illusion of a three-dimensional space.

Ninja Theory Awards for Hellblade Increase in Number at Develop Awards Ninja Theory awards for Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice continue to increase in number as the developer takes home four wins at the Develop Awards.

Beat The Heat With Gaming's Best Versions Of Hell In the summer, we all do things that cool us off. That’s just conventional wisdom. But what if we’ve been going about it all wrong? What if the solution is leaning in to the heat, diving into even hotter activities to show the summer we’re not scared?

Remedy: Development of Alan Wake & Quantum Break Sequels Are Up to Microsoft I don't know maybe an alan wake, i got really bored with quantum break I was expecting Ms to announce the acquisition of remedy at E3 but was surprise not to see them on the list. Alan Wake and Quantum break need to be become one of the main games for Ms.

Nathan Fillion replaced by Nolan North for his Destiny character's final appearance Firefly and Castle actor Nathan Fillion did not return to record lines for this September's Destiny 2: Forsaken - the expansion which will see his fan-favourite character Cayde-6 killed off for good.

Sea of Thieves ‘Cursed Sails’ Free Update To Unleash Skeleton Ships On July 31 - Xbox Wire At last month’s E3 we gave players a tease of the upcoming Sea of Thieves content updates that we have planned for the summer. We’re thrilled to announce that the first of these summer updates – Cursed Sails – will be available for free to all Sea of Thieves players from July 31.

See Multiplayer in Action in New No Man’s Sky Trailer - Xbox Wire A week from today on July 24, No Man’s Sky, including the Next update, will launch on Xbox One for the very first time. We are focused on development, but we know people are hungry for details. It’s nearly two years ago our small team of friends, with a shared love sci-fi, opened the universe of No Man’s Sky for the first time.

The Unboxing Prime Day Event with PUBG & deadmau5 Was a Blast Amazon Prime Day is just around the corner and what better way to celebrate than with a PUBG tournament? Amazon and Twitch put on a great show this past Friday, hosting a PUBG exhibition from downtown Los Angeles, all in the name of Unboxing Prime Day.

Xbox Live Deals with Gold: Fe, Fortnite, Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2, more Along with the weekly Xbox Live Deals with Gold and Spotlight sale, the Anime sale this week features Dragon Ball Xenoverse titles, Okami HD, Strider, and more. All Xbox One users can grab Fortnite: Deluxe and Standard Founder's Packs for 40% off. Various Farming Simulator 17 offerings are also available as part of the Spotlight sale.

Latest patch for Middle-earth: Shadow of War removes Market and micro-transactions Warner Bros today released a free game improvement update for Middle-earth: Shadow of War, featuring a host of new enhancements and content to provide existing players and newcomers.

The Bullet Ballet Begins: Mothergunship is Available Now on Xbox One - Xbox Wire Today I’m very happy to announce that Mothergunship is now available digitally on Xbox One! As the spiritual successor to Tower of Guns, Mothergunship blends bullet hell intensity with the FPS genre and promises one of the most unique gun crafting systems ever seen in a video game.

Rogue Trooper Gets Movie Adaptation By Mute Director Duncan Jones Rogue Trooper: Redux brings 2000 AD's cult sci-fi strip to life in an authentic, tactical, cover-based third-person.

Guts and Glory Launch Scheduled For Later This Week Welcome to Guts and Glory, the craziest game show on earth, where ordinary people compete in extraordinary challenges of life and death, for glory!

'Mothergunship': The Mother of All Shooter Genre Mashups - FANDOM What do you get when you cross 'Duke Nukem', 'Borderlands', and 'Doom'? There's all that and more in 'Mothergunship', a bullet hell FPS that lets you craft your own ridiculous weapons.

Fortnite Dances List, Names And How To Do Them All From PlayStation Universe: 'The internet is going crazy for Fortnite dances. Whether it’s famous footballers celebrating goals with the floss, or bedroom doing the best mates jig, everyone is at it.'

PUBG for Xbox One update adds new gun and new car, changes weapon balance For a full look at the PUBG for Xbox One update 17 you can check out the official patch notes on the PUBG Xbox Team forum.

Xbox backward compatibility has changed my expectations for game consoles What Xbox back compat creates, for me, is the sense of a complete digital ecosystem. And perhaps more crucially, forwards compatibility. Microsoft has essentially committed itself to future generations of Xbox consoles that feature backward compatibility for older titles.

Monster Hunter World Final Fantasy XIV Rewards - Armor, Minions and Mounts From PlayStation Universe: 'Check out the Monster Hunter World Final Fantasy XIV rewards for the upcoming crossover event in Square Enix's RPG. Armor, minions and Mounts revealed.'

Save on Great Gaming Gear This Prime Day There is no escaping Amazon Prime Day today. It's the biggest sale day of the year for the biggest online retailer. We've already named our picks for the Best Amazon Prime Day 2018 Deals, along with some Home Deals and the Best Amazon Device Deals. But if you're a gamer, be sure to peruse the deals below.

Danger Zone 2 Review - PlayStation Universe From PlayStation Universe: 'In our Danger Zone 2 review, we feel the need for speed as Three Fields Entertainment brings more vehicular chaos to PS4 in this smash 'em up sequel!'

Mugsters Review - It Won't Mug You Off - FNGR GNS Greg @ FG: Madcap puzzle / platformer from the publisher that gave you Worms. The FNGR GNS REVIEW.

City of Brass Grants New Characters, Weapons in Free Update City of Brass, the Arabian Nights-inspired first-person adventure from the BioShock veterans at Uppercut Games, bolsters its arsenal today with the “Fortunes Rivals” update, out now on PC and coming soon to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. “Fortune’s Rivals” brings new characters to the cursed city, each with new playstyles and backstories.

Kingdom Come: Deliverance - From the Ashes DLC Review - Invision Game Community Aidan Bates Writes 'Almost 5 months on from the rather successful launch of Kingdom Come Deliverance, we find ourselves with its first batch of DLC goodness in the form of rebuilding a bandit overrun hamlet.'

Get an Xbox One X with PUBG, Forza 7 and an Elite Controller for 」500 in Amazon Prime Day sale One of Amazon's most recent Prime Day Lightning Deals sees the introduction of the sale range's first Xbox One X bundle deal - and it's quite a bundle, too. Not only does the console come packed with two games, but you'll also be getting Microsoft's extra fancy Elite Controller, all for a sum just shy of 」500.

The Council - Episode 2 - Hide & Seek Review Louis de Richet is on Lord Mortimer’s island where he is still in search of his mother. Here he has met a collection of the most influential people alive, invited to help reshape the world. His investigation is interrupted by tragic events on the second night in the mansion, meaning Louis must answer to the enigmatic Lord Mortimer.

MOTHERGUNSHIP Review - Good Gunplay, Bad Guncraft - Cultured Vultures Cultured Vultures: We take the fight to the aliens in MOTHERGUNSHIP, and found out that the biggest resistance came from the game itself.

Get an Xbox One X with Sea Of Thieves, PUBG, State of Decay 2, and Assassin's Creed: Origins for £429… wait, seriously? You can now get an Xbox One X with Sea of Thieves, Player Unknown's Battlegrounds, State of Decay 2, and Assassin's Creed: Origins all for £429. Considering Xbox One X usually sells for more than £420 just on its own, that is one hell of a deal.

Dakar 18 Adds Legendary Driver Ari Vatanen As Pre-Order Incentive - Screens Dakar 18 is a realistic simulation of the biggest cross-country rally in the world, featuring a variety of vehicles, including motorcycles, cars, trucks, quads and SxS.

What games are heading to Xbox this week? There is a whole host of titles heading to Xbox this week, what are they you ask? Let us fill you in. Doughlings Doughlings brings unique gameplay mechanics through its interesting characters while combining the best that Arkanoid games have to offer, polished with a modern look and design.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Multiplayer beta arrives this August Activision have announced that the Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 multiplayer beta will arrive this August, however its not as simple as it all seems. Console players must pre-order the game to gain access to a "private" beta, whilst PC demo will be open to all players.

3 Reasons why Xbox players are trying out casino games When it comes to the practical aspects of online casino gaming, most people assume that the only way to play is to use a tablet or laptop. However, in reality, it's possible to use a whole host of other pieces of gear to enjoy the best online casino games.

Deals with Gold revealed for July 17th Major Nelson has revealed the latest Deals with Gold, the offers are available for a week until July 23rd. Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2Xbox One Game70%Anime Sale. *These offers are only valid for Xbox Live Gold members.Please note: prices and availability are subject to change and may vary by region.

The Coolest Content Cut From GTA 5 GTA BOOM writes 'Like any game, Grand Theft Auto 5 went through many iterations during development, and in spite of the impressive size and breadth of content the game sports, some ideas ended up on the cutting room floor.'

PUBG DOWN: Servers not working as update 17 launches on Xbox One Microsoft and Bluehole Inc. have revealed that scheduled maintenance will begin at 9am, BST, and last around two hours. Following the extended downtime, fans will be able to download a new PUBG update, which sounds like it could be a big download.

Best Xbox One deals Some of the best Xbox deals to snag include £190 off an Xbox One S 1TB Console bundle which includes Minecraft, Sea of Thieves, Forza Horizon, an Xbox wireless controller and a vertical stand. Get this deal here. There's also major discounts on game passes.

The Path of Motus Review - TheXboxHub Richard writes: 'Even without knowing the exact ins and outs, it is clear The Path of Motus is designer Michael Hicks' very personal story to tell. Players control Motus, a young goblin who is determined to not be like others in his village and journeys through the forest; a feat no goblin has ever achieved before.'

PUBG Xbox One update TODAY: Patch notes confirmed for servers release Boat and Swimming Adjustments.

New 'Claustrophobia' Mod Recreates 'Silent Hills' in 'Fallout 4' The Deadbeat Critics: 'Labelled as “a fan homage to the cancelled Silent Hills game”, this 30-minute mod puts players in a creepy, abandoned apartment on the outskirts of West Roxbury.'

Stealth hit Splinter Cell: Conviction finally goes free on Xbox One and Xbox 360 via Games With Gold James writes: 'We’re halfway through the month, which means another game is set to be stripped of its price tag courtesy of the Games With Gold scheme, and whilst this one has seemingly taken a age to be put free, Sam Fisher’s stealthy exploits in Splinter Cell: Conviction are now available at no extra cost to Xbox Live Gold members.

Xbox One X with Elite Controller, PUBG, and Forza Motorsport 7 now only £499.99 thanks to stellar Prime Day deal! This Amazon Prime Day deal is already 12% claimed as it is a limited stock Lightning Deal, so we advise you to view the deal below immediately and then, if you like the idea of an Xbox One X, Elite Controller, PUBG, and Forza Motorsport 7 for only £499.99 instead of £609.28, go ring it up ASAP.

Everspace Review - "In Space No One Can Hear You Loot" - MGL Rossco brings his verdict on this stunning space shooter that will get you addicted fast.

Metro Exodus Will Feature A 'Rich' Weapon Customization System Metro Exodus may not be an RPG by any means, but there’s still plenty of customization options in here for those interested.

UK software sales I see most of the top 10 games deserve to be there, +1 faith I´m glad that a jprg game made it to the top! The "niche" excuse for some these games poor sales is just fabricated BS! I´m also glad that Xbox One owners are supporting Crash. Second?

Jurassic World: Evolution - Skewed 'n Reviewed Michael at Skewed and Reviewed has posted a positive review for the new Jurassic World game. He liked the theme and variety it offered but disliked having to replay missions.

Sonic Mania Plus Review - Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger - Wccftech Sonic Mania Plus remixes and expands last year's hit hedgehog homage, but is this version of the game worth another spin?

NARUTO TO BORUTO: SHINOBI STRIKER Is Now Available For Digital Pre-order And Pre-download On Xbox One Product Info:: Developer: Soleil: Publisher: Bandai Namco: Website: NARUTO TO BORUTO: SHINOBI STRIKER: Twitter: @BandaiNamcoUS.

Tempest 4000 Is Now Available For Xbox One Tempest 4000 is a visually stunning, action-packed tube shooter based on the classic hit arcade game, Tempest.

Mugsters Is Now Available For Xbox One Aliens have taken over the planet and enslaved humanity. Only you have the know-how to drive back the dastardly threat, free your fellow Earthlings and SAVE THE WORLD.

Xbox One Dolby Vision HDR: Everything you should know Both Xbox One S and Xbox One X already offer full HDR support, with gains across supported games and videos. Until now, Microsoft has limited its HDR support solely to the HDR10 standard - a widely adopted royalty-free solution. While Dolby Vision is superior on paper, its license fee for manufacturers has often made HDR10 the preferred solution.

MOTHERGUNSHIP Is Now Available For Xbox One MOTHERGUNSHIP mixes bullet-hell intensity with the FPS genre and brings one of the largest gun customization options seen in video games.

Hungry Shark World Is Now Available For Xbox One Experience life as a shark and eat everything that gets in your way in this aquatic adventure.

Adventure Time: Pirates Of The Enchiridion Is Now Available For Xbox One The Land of Ooo is underwater and it’s up to Finn and Jake to find out why. Join our heroes as they explore the high seas to solve the mystery and save their waterlogged world!

New Video Game Releases for the Week of 7-15-18 EB: Summer is not ideal for fresh, new gaming experiences. Still, there looks like a handful of unique video game experiences coming this week…such as Pool Panic.

Okami and ZOE 2 got 1080p remasters before it was cool 'Sony was already no stranger to remasters during the previous generation. They took some classic games, bumped them up from 480i to 720p and put them in a collection. Jak and Daxter, Ratchet and Clank, and Sly Cooper all got excellent trilogy collections on the PlayStation 3.

Fortnite: Battle Royale - Link-Cable Review Jacob St-Amour from Link-Cable Writes: 'Since its release in September of last year, Fortnite: Battle Royale has quickly taken the world by storm.

Most Overlooked Current Gen Games - Part Six Phil writes, 'One of the oldest article series on SuperPhillip Central returns today. It's 'Most Overlooked Video Games' with an appearance of some PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and 3DS games that didn't get as much attention as was expected or just were completely ignored altogether.

Forgotton Anne Review - "An outstanding adventure you won't forget" - MGL Lawrence brings his verdict on an outstanding adventure inspired by anime concepts in this Forgotton Anne review.

The Gamers Lounge Podcast Episode 151: "It Makes His Head Look Thinner" On this weeks show the guys talk Captain Toad Treasure Tracker, Cosmic Star Heroine, Red Faction Guerilla Remastered, Prey, Runbow, Monster Hunter World on PC, Warframe on Switch, Shenmue 1 & 2 Dated, Indies on Switch, Nathanael's PC build and more!

Mothergunship Review - Destructoid From Destructoid: 'Mothergunship is a first-person shooter roguelike that allows the player to create crazy combinations of guns to take out room after room of deadly robots aboard alien spaceships. For anyone who has played the studio's last title, Tower of Guns, this is very much a pseudo-sequel.

Shining Resonance: Refrain Review - Dragons be Chopin - Game Skinny Game Skinny: Shining Resonance: Refrain's focus on music and dragons is a great concept, but it comes across as a bit choppy in practice.

Shining Resonance Refrain Review - Xbox Tavern Xbox Tavern: For the first time in ten years, the Shining series has come to the west. Shining Resonance Refrain is another remaster, yes, but is it one of the better ones?

PUBG for Xbox gets a new vehicle, new weapon for Miramar, performance improvements, and more in latest patch We've improved the character model rendering process to prevent some small frame drop issues. We've optimized character movement and animation while skydiving to improve framerate when multiple players are nearby. We've made some improvements to our network code to reduce network latency.

This Week's Deals With Gold And Spotlight Sale Here are this week's games and add-on deals on the Xbox Games Store. Discounts are valid now through 23 July 2018. Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2Xbox One Game70%Anime Sale. *These offers are only valid for Xbox Live Gold members.Please note: prices and availability are subject to change and may vary by region.

"Xbox One Is A Bit Sh t," Says Jim Sterling Xbox One has been the most controversial console out there this generation, as it had a very slow and confused start before Phil Spencer jumped in, and tried and fixed all the things that were not working.

Amazon discounts GTA 5 to under $20 Amazon has discounted Gran Theft Auto V to as low as $19.79.

Xbox Live Deals With Gold Include Dragon Ball Xenoverse Games, More It looks like Microsoft is still posting a number of bargains to its Deals With Gold for the week, but there are a couple that anime fans may want to jump on. They're for the Dragon Ball Xenoverse games! Right now you can pick up both Dragon Ball Xenoverse 1 and 2 for Xbox One for a discounted price if you're a member of Xbox Live Gold.

PUBG Xbox Update 17 Patch Notes: New Attachments, SLR Weapon, Mirado Vehicle and More The PUBG Xbox Update 17 patch notes have now been detailed, revealing some massive changes that will really be shaking up the meta, as well as weapon and vehicle additions that will give Xbox One players more options on the battlefield. The most notable changes include weapon balance tweaks, new attachments, the SLR gun, and Mirado vehicle.

Amazon UK Prime Day Sale For Video Games Revealed Those who live in United Kingdom, Amazon UK Prime Day Sale has finally arrived! This sale features a wide variety of gaming deals that include games, consoles, accessories, and more with huge savings for gamers in the UK.

Thief of Thieves: Season One Tries to Redefine Adventure Games - TechRaptor Thief of Thieves: Season One has all the makings of a fantastic stealth adventure game, but will its bugs and glitches stop it from becoming a classic?

Turn Your Xbox One X Into The Original Xbox With This Xbox One X Skin The skin manufacturer has launched a new skin for the Xbox One X that turns the 4K console into original Xbox, only in appearance btw. According to the manufacturer, the skin is manufactured using 3M stickers which can be removed easily and they don't leave a scratch on the console.

Xbox One Sale Roundup: July 17th, 2018 Sign up for free now to have your achievements and gaming statistics tracked. Manage your Game Collection, measure your progress across entire game series, even set scoring and completion goals and we'll chart your attempts at reaching them!

Brutal Backlog - Bastion Bastion is an action RPG from the makers of Transistor and Pyre. It was well received at the time, but is it still as fun today? Find out in this week's Brutal Backlog.

15 Worst Xbox Exclusive Games of All Time 'Over the years, from 2001 to now, Xbox consoles have had a number of excellent exclusive titles. And to celebrate all those wonderful exclusives, in this feature, we're going to take a look at all the worst ones!'

Far Cry 5: Lost on Mars DLC Review - PowerPyx PowerPyx writes: 'Lost on Mars plays like a completely new, fleshed-out game and has a surprising amount of content for a DLC. A funny yet predictable odyssey to the red planet.'

What new Xbox One games are 'In Stores This Week'? - 16th-22th July 2018 James writes - 'Last week saw a real mixed bag of games hitting the stores, featuring vampires, super heroes and princesses, but the next seven days brings back a classic blue hedgehog and marks the release of a new adventure about a boy and his dog. So let’s take a proper look at what’s ‘In Stores This Week’ for Xbox One.'

Mothergunship Review - Next Level Gaming Mothergunship is the latest release from game developers Grip Digital and Terrible Posture Games. Mothergunship takes you through the depths of space where you enter a world of non-stop action to take on this robot-alien race and ultimately destroy their biggest ship known as the Mothergunship.

Defiance 2050 Review - "An Empty and Bland World" - MGL Natalie brings her verdict on Defiance 2050 as the game goes free-to-play on Xbox One, PS4 and PC. And it hasn't got much better.

NBA 2K19: LeBron James' Player Model and Rating Revealed LeBron James, who is on the cover of the 20th Anniversary Edition of NBA 2K19, will be an 98 overall in the upcoming basketball video game. The release of his rating also gave everyone a first-look of him wearing a Los Angeles Lakers uniform. On July 10, LeBron officially signed a four-year, $153 million deal with the Lakers.

Mothergunship Review - TheXboxHub Paul writes: 'Mothergunship is a bullet hell, roguelike, first person shooter coming from the creator of Tower of Guns, Grip Digital. I must admit, I'd never played a bullet hell shooter from a first person perspective before, so my hopes were high, as new experiences are somewhat rare in the world of video games these days.

Nidhogg 2 Review - RealGamerNewZ In the Real Gamer Review of Nidhogg 2 for Xbox One, Matthew Dokurno examines the sequel to the 2014 hit indie title which brings the art of sword-fighting into the two-dimensional realm with unique art style and fun-based game design.

Far Cry 5: Lost on Mars Review - A Whole New World - DualShockers Far Cry 5: Lost on Mars is an out-of-this-world good time, adding in jetpacks, spider aliens, laser guns, and the usual amount of nonsense from Hurk.

Get an Xbox One S 1TB with 3 months of Game Pass and XBL Gold for less than $230… that's a 23% saving! It comes with three months of Xbox Game Pass, which gets you access to over 100 games for absolutely free, and three months of Xbox Live Gold. Plus the console itself has 1TB of storage, so you're basically being positively spoiled. You're essentially getting 23% off the normal price, which is a damn good deal.

MOTHERGUNSHIP Review - Fun With Guns - OnlySP Analyzing MOTHERGUNSHIP would be hard without comparing it to its predecessor, Tower of Guns. Both titles involve the player dodging and weaving between massive bullets in an attempt to take down robotic enemies.

MOTHERGUNSHIP Review MOTHERGUNSHIP is fast, frantic and absolutely unforgiving. The crafting is fantastic and expect to lose hours customizing your guns, You don't necessarily have to be a fan of the bullet-hell genre to enjoy the game, but it will definitely instill a new appreciation of the genre in you.

LEGO DC Super-Villains Reveal Their SDCC Plans Looking forward to seeing more of the game and doing the interview for it. Chaos is coming to San Diego Comic-Con 2018, courtesy of LEGO DC Super-Villains as their schedule for San Diego Comic-Con has been revealed.

LEGO The Incredibles Review - GCP The action packed story and superpowered cast of characters in The Incredibles was a natural fit for a video game and TT Fusion decided to take advantage of that with their latest LEGO outing in LEGO The Incredibles.

Amazon Prime Day 2018: best Xbox deals Microsoft sales are nothing new - the company runs sales pretty regularly and it's not hard to find a discounted Xbox One - but today's deal on the Xbox One S 1TB Starter Bundle is just about the lowest price we've ever seen the 1TB version of this console.

Rocket League Tops Xbox Store Sales Shortly After Game Pass Inclusion I guess gamepass isn't hurting sales of games on its service. I think it's still positive, devs get paid where they otherwise wouldn't, gamers can try games they wouldn't. It's simply good for gaming. But there's no need to twist numbers to make the point.

Hungry Shark World Heading to PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch Ubisoft has announced that Hungry Shark World, from the acclaimed Hungry Shark mobile franchise, will launch on PlayStation 4, the Xbox One and Nintendo Switch on July 17th.

Will No Man's Sky's "Next" Update Give Us the Game We Deserve? We as gamers don't deserve shit. We aren't heroes for consuming content that we actively seek out to satisfy our hobby which serves exclusively as entertainment value only. We aren't donating that whopping $60 to feed children. Furthermore, capitalism is not a merit based system.

Xbox One S vs. Xbox One X: Is the costly upgrade worth the money? The Xbox One X retails for $500. If you don't have a 4K HDR TV, getting the most out of the premium console will cost you quite a bit more on top of that. The Xbox One S, meanwhile, costs around $300 for a "starter bundle" that includes three months Xbox Game Pass, allowing you to play a wide variety of games without purchasing them outright.

Is Crimson The Best Exotic Hand Cannon? Crimson was on sale from Xur recently and that's pushed it all the way up to being ranked #1 in PVP. Prior to this weekend it was still ranked #3 which is pretty damn impressive, but is the surge in use driven by the fact that the weapon was on sale or the fact that it really is the best Exotic Hand Cannon?

GameEnthus Podcast ep348: Squirtle iQue or Game of Life This week Mike, Tiny and Aaron talk about: 7-11, Luke Cage, Jessica Jones, Ant-man and The Wasp, Justice League, Mission Impossible, vertical Switch grip, NJ GamerCon, Johnny Cage, Daniel Pesina, Mortal Kombat, Ocean’s 8, The Greatest Showman, Klax, Yo Bro, Hit the Ice, Money Puzzle exchanger, Meteos, Spy Party, Overwatch, Pokemon GO!,...

Anthem's Story Can Be Great if BioWare Carries the Legacy of Star Wars: The Old Republic Many are skeptical about Anthem's narrative, but BioWare Austin's Star Wars: The Old Republic pedigree may help the new game's story shine.

The Crew 2 Review - Team VVV Overall, The Crew 2 is an incredible technical achievement but some questionable design decisions let the game down.

The Mooseman Review - TheXboxHub Gareth writes: 'The Mooseman is a 2D adventure puzzler that is unlike any game that you've taken in before.'

Monster Hunter World X Final Fantasy XIV Crossover's First Behemoth Gameplay Looks Epic Capcom and Square Enix showcased the first epic gameplay of the upcoming Behemoth hunt coming to Monster Hunter World with the Final Fantasy XV crossover.

We desperately need these Disney worlds in Kingdom Hearts 3 'Kingdom Hearts has been around a long time. Spanning eight “main games” they have taken us to countless amazing Disney worlds. But even so, Disney itself has been around for even longer and Square Enix hasn’t even touched the surface of the Disney worlds available.

Feeding Frenzy-like 'Hungry Shark World' launches on Xbox One tomorrow According to the company, Hungry Shark World introduces four unique worlds to explore such as tropical islands, submerged temples, vast cities, and frozen icebergs. There are also over 250 missions and twenty unique sharks to upgrade.

Epic Xbox One deal throws Sea of Thieves in plus three more games at £199 Save almost half the RRP price with this superb Xbox One S bundle, throwing in the all-new swashbuckling Sea of Thieves pirate game, as well as Forza Horizon 3, Minecraft and Minecraft Story Mode, a Minecraft themed pad and a stand.View Deal.

New FMV Murder Mystery prepares to shapeshift to PC and Console Neil writes: 'If you like your FMV games, then you would no doubt love what Wales Interactive have been serving up over the last couple of years. Now though they've got together with D'Avekki Studios once more to reveal details of The Shapeshifting Detective.'

Exclusive interview with Fatshark as they talk Warhammer: Vermintide 2 Carlos writes: 'Warhammer: Vermintide 2 has arrived on Xbox One, both as a standalone purchase and via the Xbox Game Pass. With huge anticipation behind it, and fans of the Warhammer universe looking for something else to get their teeth into, we were given the chance to have a chat with Fatshark producer, Robert Bäckström.'

Gaming Moments: Sora's Sacrifice in Kingdom Hearts Some of the staff of CoG take a look at the moments in gaming that had the biggest impact on them. Today, we look at a pivotal moment in Kingdom Hearts.

6 Racing Series That Need To Make A Comeback There are a handful of racing series that have accumulated a large audience throughout multiple generations, but eventually seemed to die off. Why not bring some of these bad boys back, and give some of those long-running titles the much-needed break they deserve?

Ashen Dev Explains Why They Went Console Exclusive With Xbox One, No Plans For PS4 & Switch Versions Microsoft has been a staunch supporter of indie-developed games since the Xbox 360 days, since the days of the likes of Braid and Limbo.

Earthfall Review - Independence Nay - Cultured Vultures Even a couple of interesting quirks can't stop Earthfall from falling flat.

Kingdom Hearts 3 Is Shaping up to Be Flawed Disney Magic - GameRevolution Kingdom Hearts 3 oozes Disney charm, but it lacks an identity of its own. Many of the flaws of previous games return as well.

N4G Radio 07/16/2018 This week the guys fight aliens, buff rats, and roguelike games.

Here's the only $399 Xbox One X deal you'll find today Thanks to the folks at Rakuten, you can pick up an Xbox One X 1TB console for just $399 - 26% off its normal $479 price, which is already $20 cheaper than you'll find it everywhere else.

How Remedy is taking Control of its own destiny CEO Tero Virtala on the Finnish developer's plans for its newest IP and the lessons learned from its Microsoft collaborations.

Earthfall - Skewed 'n Reviewed Skewed and Reviewed have posted a positive review for the new game Earthfall. They liked the gameplay and fun of the game and said despite some issues, the price and fun of the game is worth it.

Sonic Mania Plus Retro Commerical Great Retro themed commercial for Sonic Mania Plus has been released and takes a look at the game from a nostalgic point of view.

Earthfall: 4 Player Co-Op Gameplay Here is some gameplay of two of the new maps from the release version of Earthfall in action. You can see the intense waves of enmies that players have to face.

Xbox One Is Adding Dolby Vision Support For Streaming Apps For the latest Xbox Insiders update, Microsoft added in some brand new features, including support for the Dolby Vision option when you fire up streaming apps that contain video content. The feature is part of a list of other changes that's part of the last preview update for the Xbox One.

Insane Robots Review - C://ReviewFinal. Malfunction.exe - FNGR GNS Sean @ FG: Combining charming art with strategic hex-grid play and a complex card battle system, Insane Robots lives up to its potential. The FNGR GNS Review.

The Spectrum Retreat - Review - Cram-Gaming CG writes: Indie developer Dan Smith Studios introduces us to The Spectrum Retreat which offers a challenging, first-person puzzle game set in the near future. You awake alone at the art deco themed Penrose hotel which is filled with robots.

14 Of The Best Open-World Games Out There Open world games are some of the best around, so GameRVW has picked the cream of the crop to get you through until the next glut of new releases.

'Slime-san: Superslime Edition' Review: Tiny Slime, Huge Platformer - Electric Bento 'Slime-san: Superslime Edition is one of the best pure 2D platformers of all time. The charming 5-color visuals, the Japanese theme and bizarre humor, the catchy chiptune soundtrack, and the tight and inventive gameplay all combine to make a nearly perfect game.

Rocket Wars Review - TheXboxHub Neil writes: 'For all the online experiences in the world, there is nothing better than hunkering down with a few mates on the sofa, controllers in hand and bragging rights up for grabs. It’s that draw of being victorious that has seen the local party scene flourish over many years.

Save big on digital Xbox One and PC games for today only with Amazon Prime Day Secure some big digital savings for Amazon Prime Day across Xbox One and PC games.

Counting Down the Top 10 Games of 2018 So Far… We count down the top 10 games of 2018 so far, looking back at some phenomenal titles that absolutely blew us away this year.

The Cost of Fortnite's Microtransactions is Too Damn High In the case of Fortnite, a new question arises - 'How much real-world cash should a player be charged for a digital cosmetic item?'

Rainbow Six Siege players are using the auto-ban for hate speech to get competitors banned Players abusing the auto-ban system to get rid of competitors.

Red Faction: Guerrilla Re-Mars-tered Review - Cult Classic is Good But Not Great - COGconnected After almost a decade since the original, Red Faction: Guerrilla Re-Mars-tered doesn't quite live up to cherished memories but is still enjoyable.

A Space Odyssey - Blacksea Odyssey Explore the high seas of deep space in a brand new roguelike twin-stick shooter where you play as a monster-slaying bounty hunter.

Prime Day deal: This Xbox One Minecraft bundle is £120 off today Xbox One S 1TB Console Sea of Thieves Bundle with Vertical Stand / Forza Horizon 3/Minecraft Explorers Pack/Wireless Controller Minecraft Creeper. How much is it? £199.99 reduced from £319.99. A saving of £120! Why should I buy it?

Review: Hotel Transylvania 3: Monsters Overboard - Pikmin Lite - Gaming Boulevard Gaming Boulevard: In conclusion, this game gets a thumbs up for effort. Bringing the Pikmin gameplay to a franchise game, it is a bold move. It didn't fully succeed, but it does get points for trying. I just missed that real nostalgic feeling of moving Olimar around.

Insane Robots Review - TheXboxHub James writes - 'Playniac are a team of developers looking to make waves in the card battling genre with Insane Robots being their first foray into the world of console gaming. Having already had the pleasure of getting my hands of an early version of it, things were looking positive in terms of their ‘hacked’ take on battles using cards.

Bomber Crew Review - Keep The Crew Together - FNGR GNS Rossko @ FG: Bomber Crew is colourful, rewarding and tough as bomber balls. The FNGR GNS Review.

Australian school continues Fortnite ban campaign, also targets Roblox Last week, we reported that a Sydney based school had warned parents to ban Fortnite. And, that they should not allow their Year 5 students to play due to perceived concerns for children's safety. We learned this thanks to an email that was anonymously forwarded to us.

Far Cry 5: Lost on Mars Review - Destructoid From Destructoid: 'Despite the main game's story issues and its propensity to rip you out of open-world hijinks for the sole purpose of hearing monologues from the Seed Family up close, I dug it. I dug Montana as a setting way more than I ever thought I would.

Best Amazon Prime Day 2018 gaming deals: Switch, Xbox and PC accessories If you've been looking for an excuse to get an Xbox One, this is a pretty decent one: This $229 starter bundle comes with a 4K video capable Xbox One S, a 1TB hard drive and three months of Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass service. which gives you access to over 100 games on the spot!

12 Games You must play before the Autumn / Winter Deluge Begins Sean @ FG: Want to get the most from the frankly insane second half of 2018? Here are 12 games you have to play before the madness begins.

Get 9 months Xbox Game Pass for the price of 6 at Prime Day UK And that's perfect if you're planning to play Forza Horizon 4 when it launches, as it will go straight into Game Pass and join other first-party titles such as State of Decay 2, Sea of Thieves, Halo 5 and Gears of War 4.

BAD NEWS for Microsoft as ANOTHER Xbox One exclusive game struggles through development However, as time went on - and the game kept getting delayed - more and more people started to get concerned about the development status of the title, and how it was progressing. According to a new report over at Eurogamer, it seems like Crackdown 3 is in a bad way.

Four years after it was announced, Crackdown 3 is in a tough spot "After Microsoft decided to delay Crackdown 3 yet again - the final time the company is willing to do so, I've heard - the many developers working on it were faced with at least another six months of work after having previously thought they'd be done with the project in June 2018.

We Talked to Control's Director About Refrigerators, John Wick, and Dogs. Oh, and the Game Samuel Guglielmo of TechRaptor writes, 'I got a chance to sit down and talk to Control's director about many things. Dogs, refrigerators, John Wick, and Max Payne. Oh, and also Control.'

PS5 and Next Xbox to Get Call of Duty 2019: Report It appears that the next Call of Duty game, possibly called Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 4, may be on the PS5 and next Xbox. According to a job listing unearthed by VGR for Infinity Ward - the studio behind Call of Duty Modern Warfare, 2019's Call of Duty could be a next-gen game.

Save £30 on three Months Xbox Live Gold Membership with £10 free store credit on Amazon Prime day If you need a little bit of Xbox Live but not a lot, then this three month Xbox Live gold deal with £10 credit is a nice little top up thanks to Amazon Prime day. For £14.99 - down from £45 - you get the Live Subscription and £10 of Xbox Store credit, saving you £30.

Here's EVERY Xbox One game in the Amazon Prime Day sale There are some brilliant Xbox One game deals to be had during Amazon Prime Day. The world's biggest online retailer is having its yearly sale, and some of the best Xbox One games are in it, ready for you to buy.

Get the ultimate Xbox One S bundle for £199 in the Amazon Prime Day sale, including Sea of Thieves, Forza Horizon 3, and SO MUCH MINECRAFT Amazon are also throwing in physical copies of Sea of Thieves, Forza Horizon 3, and free trials to both Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Live Gold, all for the amazingly affordable price of £199, down 50% from £389. Phew! Xbox bundles don't get much better than that.

Best Amazon Prime Day UK games deals 2018: Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PS4 Pro bargains and more It's Amazon Prime Day and if you've been saving your pennies for a games console or individual game, now's the best time to take the plunge. Amazon is offering some great deals on games and the machines to play them on, with up to £190 off!

Games Inbox: What should the next Xbox console be called? The evening Inbox thinks video games are too quick to hand out 18 ratings, as one reader decides Onrush is not for them. To join in with the discussions yourself email [email protected] E-mail your comments to: [email protected] Catch up on every previous Games Inbox here.

The Jimquisition on Why Xbox One "Is a Bit S t" The Xbox One is under fire in the latest episode of "The Jimquisition." For those of you familiar with Jim Sterling's work, you already know what you're getting into here. The Jimquisition is when Sterling dons his most infamous persona, and relishes in ripping things to shreds.

Fox N Forests Review - WorthPlaying Fox N Forests is a 2D action retro platformer that combines retro charm with modern game design while offering glorious 16-Bit graphics and a chiptune soundtrack.

PUBG update: Sanhok map new vehicle and weapon revealed ahead of incoming Xbox One patch - The SLR spawns alongside normal world loot. It's a DMR which uses 7.62mm ammo and contains 10 bullets per magazine. - The SLR is more powerful than the SKS but has more recoil. Recoil control is the key to using the SLR effectively. New vehicle. - The Mirado is a classic muscle car: a fast, four-seat sedan that's limited to Miramar.

Realm Royale UPDATE: PS4, Xbox One release date news, Battle Pass announcements and more Realm Royale is a team-based Battle Royale game that started life as a title called Paladins and has changed lanes to rival the likes of PUBG and Fortnite. Ahead of the game launching on Xbox One and PS4, fans have been flocking to the PC version of the game to get a feel for it and see how it holds up to its genre rivals.

5 Reasons Why We Love RPGs Role-playing games have been around since the early days of video games. From classic turn-based games like Chrono Trigger and Secret of Mana to modern action-based games.

Get an Xbox One X 1TB bundle with Forza Motorsport 7 for a ridiculous £359 with this amazing voucher deal on eBay UK Update: This bundle has now sold out, but we have found another good Xbox One X deal at Game. For more great Xbox deals, check out our guides to the best Xbox One Bundle deals for Amazon Prime Day 2018, and every Xbox One game in the Amazon Prime Day sale.

Get an Xbox One X plus Forza Motorsport 7 for just £360 from AO If you've had your eye on an Xbox One X, AO has a special deal in its ebay store offering the console together with Forza Motorsport 7 for just £360 with the voucher code PLAY20. To claim the deal, just click 'Add to basket', then enter the code in the 'Add vouchers' box at the checkout.

Next Xbox to Focus on These Two Features During E3 2018, Spencer announced that the team who worked on the Xbox One X hardware were busy creating the next Xbox console, confirming that the current generation of consoles has, at least for Microsoft, entered its final stage. In an interview with Giant Bomb, Spencer went into detail about Microsoft's vision for the next Xbox.

Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor - Martyr Review - Saving the Imperium - TechRaptor Is this latest Warhammer 40,000 release any good? Not really.

Review - Masters of Anima - WayTooManyGames WTMG's Kyle Nicol: 'Masters of Anima is a decent game that doesn’t get close to fulfilling its potential, as the dull story and repetitive fights bring down an otherwise good title.'

Earthfall Review - The Dullest Invasion - Gameinformer Earthfall just isn’t fun. The game has a solid foundation but that structure doesn’t hold anything that’s entertaining or interesting enough to merit the effort of playing it, especially when there are already several superior games that inhabit the same subgenre.

Game Sequels That Fell Short Of The Original I just thought AC3 was boring, so no I didn't even finish it. I very much enjoyed, Bioshock 2, Crysis 2 and Devil May Cry 2!! When I read that the awful DMC reboot was underrated I realised this article was completely irrelevant and pointless but then again it's gamespot so I shouldn't be surprised.

Editorial: The Pros and Cons of Collector's Editions Jacob St-Amour from Link-Cable Writes: 'Over the course of the last few generations of gaming, there has been a large increase of collector’s editions making their way to the market.

Top 5 Console MMORPG's You Should Be Playing GCP says 'Consoles are hit and miss for MMORPG’s some find a home and other dissipate into the ether of memory. So what are the ones that are constantly being upgraded, and will continue to keep you occupied.

Amazon Prime Day 2018 deals on Xbox One S - Prime Day bargain gets you 1TB console, three games and an extra controller for just £199 Click here to upload yours.

All-Star Fruit Racing Review - PlayStation 4 - ThisGenGaming 'All-Star Fruit Racing isn’t a bad game it just ended up being a very average and meh game in my opinion. I liked their take on the weapon system and the choice they give you to build towards the power ups that you want but everything else about the game just left me disappointed.