Adrian Garlike

I'm the wrong side of 40 and I love games with great stories and multiplayer fun with friends. I started my gaming life on a Commodore Vic 20 (Google it!) Most importantly, I hold a strong belief that you should be as excellent to people on the internet as you would to them in real life!

The Golf Club 2 Features Trailer

The Golf Club was originally released early in the life cycle of Xbox One, and the sequel will be released on June 27th 2017.  A new trailer has been released showing the new features of the game. The new trailer for The Golf Club 2 focuses on the game’s state-of-the-art and highly expansive Course Editor feature, which allows players to replicate a compelling and authentic experience of being on ...

Dead Space 2 & Dead Space 3 Available on Backwards Compatibility

The original Dead Space has been available on backwards compatibility for a while but today sees the release of the original games 2 sequels on the service. The science fiction horror shooters were originally released on the Xbox 360 in 2011 and 2013 respectively, with Dead Space 2 introducing multiplayer and 3 bringing a Co-Op element. The games are available to purchase here and here!

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Snake Pass Review

Snake Pass is a throwback to the classic N64 era of simple but challenging gameplay.  It requires you to control, yes a snake, called Noodle, through 15 levels of climbing, swimming, flying and collecting in order to restore peace to the world of Haven Tor, helped only by your sidekick, Doodle the Hummingbird.  Noodle and Doodle, oh yes! According to the developer and publisher, Sumo Digital, Snak...

Friday the 13th Game Release Date Announced

The long awaited game adaption of the Friday the 13th film franchise has finally got a release date of 26th May 2017. The game, from Gun Media and Illfonic is initially a multiplayer game only, with a single player campaign to follow later this year.  8 players will compete, 1 in control of the iconic Jason Voorhees and 7 as the Crystal Lake campers who are trying to survive the night.  Friday the...

Portal Knights Free Trial Available on Xbox Live

Now before you get really, pant-wettingly excited that this is some kind of sequel to Portal 2, I need to calm you down a tad!  However, Portal Knights is a gorgeous looking cooperative 3D sandbox action-RPG where your goal is to restore peace to a world torn apart by The Fracture.  You will need to level up your character and craft powerful gear to defeat your enemies in real-time tactical combat...

GTA Online adds Tiny Racers on April 25th

The game that sold over 75 million copies and keeps going has released details of its next GTA Online content.  Coming on April 25th is Tiny Racers, a new game mode that takes some inspiration from the classic top down racing games of yesteryear. GTA Online is a favourite pastime here at This Is Xbox, so be sure to keep an eye on our streaming channel for a close look at this new gameplay mode! Ti...

Star Trek Online – Season 12 “Reckoning” Now Available on Xbox One

Perfect World Entertainment Inc. and Cryptic Studios announced Star Trek Online: Season 12 – Reckoning is now available on Xbox One.  The newest update to the Star Trek-themed free-to-play MMORPG on consoles marks the introduction of a brand new enemy, the dreaded Tzenkethi. Captains can now face off against this powerful, militant species on Xbox One, as they participate in a new featured episode...

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This is the Police review

This is the Police is, in its basic form, a police strategy game, wrapped inside a story featuring the last days of a stereotypical chief of police, Jack Boyd, in the fictional city of Freeburg in the late 1980’s. Is This is the Police worthy of a commendation for bravery in the face of adversity, or should it be read its rights and locked up? This is the Police was developed by Weappy Studio, pub...

NBA Playgrounds Coming to Xbox in May!

This news writer was squealing with delight when NBA Playgrounds was announced for the Xbox One, not only because I played LOADS of NBA Jam/NBA Street back in the day, but also because its coming NEXT MONTH! NBA Playgrounds is officially licensed by the NBA and not only features all teams and players, but also older retired players, and features solo, local and online multiplayer modes. NBA Playgr...

Minecraft and Power Rangers Skin Pack

Today sees the release of the Power Rangers Skin pack for Minecraft Xbox One, Windows 10 and the Pocket Edition, for the price of £2.39.  Included in the pack are the classic Power Rangers and also a selection of cackling, evil villians, like Rita Repulsa, Bulk and Skull! “As a teen I remember getting out of school, grabbing a snack and settling into the cartoon line-up,” explains Mike...

Mafia 3 Demo & “Faster, Baby!” DLC Released

For those of you who have not yet purchased Mafia 3, there is now a demo released on Xbox Live. Mafia 3 was originally released in October 2016 and published by 2K. Also released today is the “Faster Baby” DLC, with new features listed after the trailer! Sinclair Parish is a small rural township in the countryside with lots of opportunities to tear through turns, jump gaps and run from...

Warhammer Fantasy Battles Announced

Bigben Studios and Games Workshop have today announced a collaboration for the development of a console and PC game based on the Warhammer Fantasy Battles IP.  The game is planned to be the first Hack and Slash game set in the Warhammer world.  It will take place in the Old World, a dark continent devastated by the wars against Chaos. French studio and creators of the How To Survive series of game...

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