Final Agents of MAYHEM have been revealed

Agents of MAYHEM, which releases on August 15 have had its final Agents revealed in a new trailer.

The “sadistic, brutal and completely destructive” also known as Carnage A Trois are headed up by former US Army Drill Sergeant Braddock, a master tactician from “a long line of military lifers”, the Carnage A Trois team benefits from her inside knowledge of LEGION grunts, since she trained most of them.

We start off with Braddock, who makes use of her cigar to mark enemies for laser attacks, while Yeti, who is an elite Russian soldiwho who survived a top secret ‘cold-warrior’ program, designed to create super soldiers.

Finally we meet Daisy, a minigun-wielding roller derby girl with a bold and brash attitude that has no filter. Check out the trailer below for more info.

Minecraft is finally going fully cross platform across Xbox One, Windows 10, Nintendo Switch

Minecraft is going fully cross platform across Xbox One, Windows 10, Nintendo Switch and mobile platforms thanks to the Bedrock engine, which is an all-new platform for Minecraft, allowing Mojang and Microsoft to update all versions simultaneously whilst allowing cross-platform play.

You’ll be able to play via play Minecraft Realm, the subscription based service allowing players to maintain their very own dedicated sever.

Windows 10 users will be able to upgrade today via the ‘better together’ update, will select Xbox One users will be able to access the update via the Insider Hub (as well as having an invite).

Is this something you have been looking forward to? Let us know in the comments below.

Project Cars 2 and Dragon Ball FighterZ at EGX 2017

EGX 2017 is just around the corner, and the first two games have been announced that are playable at the show. Project Cars 2 and Dragon Ball FighterZ will both be present and playable. These are the first two confirmed games with much much more to follow, so keep an eye on This Is Xbox for all the future announcements!

EGX takes place at the NEC in Birmingham from 21st to 24th September.

Visit our Project Cars 2 Game page @ TiX

Dragon Ball FighterZ  is an upcoming 2.5D fighting game developed by Arc System Works and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment, based on the Dragon Ball franchise for the Xbox One and other platforms. It is set to be released in 2018.

 

FF15’s Regalia comes to Forza Horizon 3

Playground Games continues to add new and free content to Forza Horizon 3. Hot on the wheels (pun intended) of the Hot Wheels expansion sees the addition of Prince Noctis’ Regalia from Final Fantasy XV, which will arrive to the game on August 1st.

You will have needed to play FF15 on the xbox to be eligible for this free content, with Forza Horizon 3 players able to redeem the Regalia via the in-game messaging system, and Final Fantasy XV players will get a code to redeem the car in an Xbox Live message.

9 new titles heading to Xbox

9 new titles are heading to the Xbox next week, we have listed them below, will you be picking any up? Let us know in the comments.

Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun – August 1

In this mix of stealth and real-time tactics, a new Shogun has taken power and enforced a nationwide peace across Japan. To help, he recruits five specialists with extraordinary skills in assassination, sabotage, and espionage — but are they willing to sacrifice themselves in the name of peace?

The Long Dark – August 1

An exploration-survival game that will challenge players to think for themselves as they explore an expansive frozen wilderness in the aftermath of a geomagnetic disaster. There’s only you, the cold, and all the threats Mother Nature can throw at you. Can you survive The Long Dark?

Slime Rancher – August 1 (Console Launch Exclusive / Games with Gold)

A chaotic adventure where you can explore a vast, alien frontier to build and customize a space ranch and avoid the perilous avalanche of a thousand wiggling, jiggling slimes! But there’s money to be made in slime science. Careful though; it’s a risky business when jetpacks are your tools.

Tacoma – August 2 (Console Launch Exclusive)

Tacoma is a narrative-driven adventure set aboard a high-tech space station in the year 2088. Explore every detail of how the station’s crew lived and worked, finding clues that add up to a gripping story of trust, fear, and resolve in the face of disaster.

Demetrios – The Big Cynical Adventure – August 2

A quirky adventure game packed with tons of humor! Bjorn Thonen, a slob of an antique dealer living in Paris, is robbed one night after coming home drunk. Forced to conduct his own investigation with the help of his neighbor Sandra, he ends up involved in a murky, mysterious affair.

Mr. Shifty – August 4

In this top-down action game, you play as Mr. Shifty who uses his powers of “shifting” through objects to break into the world’s most secure facility. Phase through bullets and master lightning-fast takedowns in a new game from the team at tinyBuild and Team Shifty.

Race Arcade – August 4

In this big, tiny racing game, Race Arcade has you speeding across more than 100 tracks in a top-down racing game that harkens back to the retro arcade racers from years ago.

The Way – August 4

Experience an adventure inspired by old school classics like Another World, Heart of Darkness and Flashback as you journey to another planet to discover its secrets in the hopes of bringing your loved one back to life.

Oh… Sir! The Insult Simulator – August 4

Happen to remember that silly PC game that parted lovers, destroyed families and turned friends into enemies? No? Well, here’s its console incarnation! The parrot is back from the dead bringing countless new insults for your disposal.

Need for Speed Payback trailer shows us customisation

The newest trailer for Need for Speed Payback shows us all about customisation in the game.

It was also revealed that Preordering Payback will give you access to the Platinum Car Pack that includes the following:

Exclusive Platinum Blue Underglow & Tire Smoke Vanity Items
Nissan 350Z 2008
Chevrolet Camaro SS 1967
Dodge Charger R/T 1969
Ford F-150 Raptor 2016
Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport 2016

The new system looks simple enough and allows you to customise every detail on your car, winning races will unlock better upgrades to make the car of your dreams.

The game will release on November 7.

Live eSports is coming to BBC Three

BBC Three have announced that over the next six weeks they will bring you four hours of live eSports each weekend.

They have signed up to cover the Gfinity Elite League Series One. To catch the series you’ll simply need to tune in on Fridays from 8.45pm, Saturdays from 9pm and Sundays from 5pm on BBC Three’s website or BBC iPlayer. You can also talk about it on social using #bbcesports.

It’s based around a new league featuring Street Fighter, Counter Strike and Rocket League.

You can find out more about what’s going on over at the BBC Three website.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered Available Now as Standalone Title

Despite telling us this wouldn’t happen, it has. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered is now available as a Standalone Title.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered features fully improved texture resolution and detail, revamped animation, remastered audio and much more. Fans can relive the full, iconic story campaign as they’re transported around the globe with Capt. Price, Gaz and Soap across all the missions from the original game, including “All Ghillied Up,” “Charlie Don’t Surf,” and “Crew Expendable.” Players will also experience the online multiplayer mode that redefined Call of Duty by introducing killstreaks, XP, Prestige and more, and battle head-to-head in the fan-favourite maps from the original multiplayer mode, including classics such as “Crash,” “Backlot” and “Crossfire.”.

I played this a lot back in the day, but haven’t really played it since it’s release, who is going to join me?

Doomfist arrives in Overwatch

Doomfist has officially arrived as a playable character in Overwatch and you can play as him now!

Doomfist is described as a formidable tactician who packs a punch, he is ready to join the fight and make history. His hard-hitting skills include:

Hand Cannon — Discharge a 4-shot rapid fire weapon that reloads one shot at a time
Rocket Punch — Charge forward and deliver a devastating blow, knocking back any opponents hit
Meteor Strike — Leap up high and drop into a targeted area, dealing massive amounts of damage and tossing enemies through the air.

Seven new titles heading to Xbox Games Pass

Seven new titles are bing added to the Xbox Games Pass this August, they are:

Xbox One:

Dead Rising 3
DiRT Rally
LIMBO
Pharaonic
So Many Me
Ultratron

Xbox 360:

Metal Slug XX

If you haven’t already taken advantage of it, there is a free 14-day trial available – We love the idea of the Games Pass, but we think it’s better suited to new Xbox owners that don’t have 500 games like some of us on the team…