Phil Kowalski

A lifelong gamer, staring at the wrong side of the forties, I'm a huge Halo series fan. Started gaming way back in the days of the Amstrad CPC464. Midlander through birth, married with son, COD virgin, so be gentle. Twitter: @PhilK_TiX

Spotlightor announce incoming Candleman DLC

It’s been out for a little under three weeks, to critical acclaim, but Candleman developer, Spotlightor are not resting on their laurels with the release. Together with publisher, E-Home Entertainment, they have announced that the game will be getting several updates to add various requested and suggested features to the game. Candleman will also be getting a chunk of DLC in the summer that ...

Slime-san slithering on to Xbox One soon

You might have noticed that I’m old enough to remember when games relied mainly on playability rather than sparkly graphics and gimmicks. Games like the Dizzy series were primarily presented in one or two colour glory. Headup Games and, developer, Fabraz have today announced a game very much in the Dizzy mold. Slime-san. Slime-san is a platform story centred around a sentient ball of slime. ...

Verdun release date announced with viral campaign

It’s been out on other platforms for a while and it’s been approved for Xbox release since earlier this month, and finally, M2H and Blackmill Games have announced a release date for their World War I squad-based shooter, Verdun. This announcement is coinciding with a social media campaign that could see you net a copy of the game. What would you have to do to get your hands on an Xbox ...

THQ Nordic has picked Lock’s Quest for Xbox One

THQ Nordic hqave an internal game plan. They have given it the acronym, MAP. This is their Meaningful Asset Program. The newest entry to MAP is the 2008 Nintendo DS title, Lock’s Quest. What this means for Lock’s Quest, is that it’s getting a remaster for Xbox One. The original title is a Zelda-feel adventure which sees Lock, a boy, who stumbles upon an invasion of his village. T...

Xbox set to be invaded by Caveman Warriors

Back in the annals of history, a console game was released based on the Arcade hit, Joe & Mac: Caveman Ninja. This inspired Spanish developers, JanduSoft to create and successfully fund, Caveman Warriors. JanduSoft are pleased to reveal that Caveman Warriors will be coming to Xbox One. Caveman Warriors is a platform game in which you can either play solo or with up to three friends. You live i...

This is the Police coming to Xbox in March

Back in April last year THQ Nordic hinted that their PC hit, This is the Police, would be heading to Xbox One, but only really teased us with a release date. Today, THQ Nordic have confirmed the date that This is the Police will be patrolling Xbox One consoles up and down the land. The press release for this announcement comes in the form of a letter from the game’s protagonist, Freeburg PD ...

Agents of Yesterday released for Star Trek Online

Perfect World Entertainment and Cryptic Studios have released a number of free updates to their free, final-frontier themed RPG, Star Trek Online. Today, they can boldy announce the release of the next free update to hit the title, Agents of Yesterday. All Star Trek timelines and universes clash when enemies threaten to destroy the past during Agents of Yesterday. This calls for the recruitment of...

Gamious releases iO on Xbox One today

If you’re a little lonely this Valentine’s Day, you can console yourself with the newly released Gamious puzzle title, iO. This offering from the Netherlands based developer is known for being a little bit on the difficult side. The physics-based puzzle-platformer will definitely keep your mind off this traditional day for couples. Originally conceived for Ouya, iO was later released o...

X-Morph: Defense revealed in new trailer

Polish developer EXOR Studios have taken a break from their usual zombie titles to announce a twin-stick shooter, tower defence hybrid game for Xbox One; X-Morph: Defense. X-Morph will combine the two popular elements of an all action twin stick shooter and the more strategic tower defence. This title has a little twist on the usual game of this type. Instead of defending the planet from invading ...

Vector Unit date Riptide GP: Renegade release

The Riptide franchise has been around for a little while. In fact, I think it was one of the first games I reviewed on Xbox One. Vector Unit have stepped back into the fold with the announcement of the rapidly incoming Riptide GP: Renegade, coming very soon to Xbox One. If you’ve not played Riptide before, where have you been? The concept is similar to Wipeout. You ride a futuristic gravity ...

Typoman Revised dated for Xbox release

Brainseed Factory have finally gotten around to announcing a release date for their Indie hit, Typoman. Initially released on Steam last year, to critcal acclaim, Typoman sees you slip into the role of a character made of letters. Your hero has to struggle to make their way through a dark and hostile world. Despite your small size, you have a powerful ability. You can construct words in order to a...

Get the full story in new Torment: Tides of Numenera trailer

Techland Publishing have today released a trailer for their highly-anticipated science-fantasy RPG, Torment: Tides of Numenera. This thematic successor to Planetscape: Torment, is heading to Xbox One soon and inXile Entertainment are gearing up for release with this explanation of the story that provides the background to the game. This trailer recounts the events that lead right up to the very mo...