Sean T McCarthy

Gamer, Gooner, Whovian, Spartan, Son of Batman, Assassin and Legend – Merc with a Pen (keyboard) Gaming Journalist and Events writer for thisisxbox

Sacred 3 Review Xbox 360

Sacred 3 tells the story of five heroes working together to stop the evil Lord Zane from retrieving the “Heart of Ancaria” and opening the gates of the Underworld and unleash its armies on the world of Ancaria. This is the third game in the series but the first under developer Deep silver who acquired the license from the original developer Ascaron Entertainment. This is my first time with the ser...

Titanfall ‘Frontier’s Edge’ DLC Pack Has Release Date

Respawn have announced that the second DLC Pack for Titanfall, will release on Xbox One and PC on July 31st. Xbox 360 player can expect it a month later as with all new updates and content for the game. It will come with three new maps; Dig Site, Haven and Export. It will be priced at $9.99/£7.99 as a standalone Pack or free as part of the season pass which will give you access to all three planne...

GoPro App Now Available for Xbox One

Xbox Wire, the official news site for all things Xbox, has announced that the ‘GoPro’ App which was previously on the Xbox 360 has now launched for Xbox One from today. GoPro on Xbox One gives Xbox Live members around the world access to epic action-adventure videos, including four exclusive videos you’ll see only on Xbox. The GoPro Channel also offers access to on-demand GoPro content...

FIFA 15 ‘Emotions and Intensity’ Trailer

During the EA media briefing at this year’s E4 game expo, EA Sports talked up the new improvements to the FIFA game series which would see player emotion play a part in the game experience. The new improved player AI will show a player’s emption at key moments of a match and how the other players on the team respond with their own show of emotions such as missing an important shot or p...

Xbox 360 Ultimate Sale: Day 5 Offers – South Park Stick of Truth

Day five of the ‘Ultimate Xbox 360 Sale’ has gone with with a new range of one day only discounts on popular game titles: Click the links below to see local pricing and add items to your Xbox 360 download queue:        Content Title Content Type Discount % South Park: The Stick of Truth Games on Demand 25% Left for Dead 2 Games on Demand 75% Madden NFL 25 Games on Demand 58% Peggle Arc...

Xbox 360 Ultimate Sale Day 4 Offers: 50% off GTA V

In what Xbox is calling the ‘Ultimate Xbox 360 sale’, today has Day Four offerings available from the Xbox Marketplace with discounts from 50-83% off titles below. They will run until tomorrow’s deals take over: Click the links below to see local pricing and add items to your Xbox 360 download queue:            Content Title Content Type Discount % Grand Theft Auto V Games on Dem...

Day Three Offerings in the ‘Utimate Xbox 360 Sale’ Now Live

This week saw the start of what Xbox is calling the ‘Ultimate Xbox 360 Sale’ and as part of that sale, new daily offerings will be made available with one day only discounts on ‘Games on Demand’ and XBLA titles. Today’s offers are below:          Content Title Content Type Discount % Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare Games on Demand 33% Call of Duty: Black Ops II Games...

Destiny News: Xbox Beta to begin July 23rd

With today being ‘Bungie Day’, many fans expected some news on Destiny and Bungie have delivered that news with a shiny new trailer. The beta will begin for Xbox One and Xbox 360 on July 23rd and will run until the beta closes on July 28th.

Games With Gold: Gotham City Impostors Available Today

  The first of July’s ‘Games with Gold’ rewards for Xbox LIVE Gold Members on Xbox 360 is available today. Gotham City Imposters is a first person shooter set tin the world of Batman and his beloved city, Gotham. The game has two teams each trying to kill the other,  one with people dressed like Batman and the other with people dressed like his archenemy, The Joker. This 201...

Games with Gold for July Revealed on Xbox 360 and Xbox One

Larry ‘Major Nelson’ Hyrb has announced the ‘Games with Gold’ titles for both the Xbox One and Xbox 360 for July.  Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition will debut on Xbox One as a free download, replacing June’s Xbox One Games with Gold title Halo: Spartan Assault (so be sure to grab it now if you haven’t already). Max: The Curse of Brotherhood will remain available...

Destiny Beta will Launch Late July for Xbox One and 360

The final screen from a dashboard trailer for ‘Destiny’ has revealed that the beta, access given by pre-ordering Destiny, will begin in late July for both Xbox One and the Xbox 360. A Gold membership will be required to take part in the beta.

Microsoft Potentially Reveals Arkham Knight Release Date

Just before E3, Rocksteady confirmed the sad news that the third and final chapter in their Batman Trilogy ‘Arkham Knight’ was to be delayed till 2015. Reports in the last week suggested a possible January release for the game. But over the weekend, Microsoft’s Xbox Store was showing a listing for Arkham Knight with a February 24th release date for the game on the Xbox One. It is...