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The Horde rises in the next Gears 4 patch

Coming June 6, Gears of War 4 is getting its largest patch to date, Rise of the Horde, which includes a free 10 hour trial so you will have no excuse not to give it a go. The trial is available from J...[Read More]

HDR Gaming on Xbox One

One of the most lauded features of the 4K revolution, HDR (or High Dynamic Range), has hit Gears of War 4 this week, joining Forza Horizon 3, NBA 2K17, and Deus Ex: Mankind Divided. Whilst typically a...[Read More]

ReCore review

One of my favourite moments in gaming was when I picked up Metroid Prime on the GameCube. With lush visuals, fast gameplay and coloured weapon mechanics; I lost many hours to Prime. ReCore, in many wa...[Read More]

Are you ready to control the ultimate festival?

Today saw the release of the official Forza Horizon 3 Launch Trailer, just days away from players being able to get hold of the game on Pre-order early access. Already winner of 29 awards at E3 includ...[Read More]

ReCore Collector’s Edition unboxing

Do you know what’s great about having a Man Cave? I finally have the space to display all the awesome Collector’s Editions I’ve bought over the years – want to know what’s not ...[Read More]

Loot Crate Gears up 4 War

Loot Crate the company that makes every month feel like Christmas, has teamed up with The Coalition to bring us a very special Gears of War 4: Loot Crate Edition. Packed with exclusive collectibles, a...[Read More]

Scalebound

In Scalebound, the next great adventure from critically-acclaimed developer PlatinumGames and renowned Game Director Hideki Kamiya, you will experience the journey of a young loner, Drew, who is pulle...[Read More]

Cobalt

Shoot, roll, punch, and jump your way to slowmotion victory in Cobalt, an action platformer from Oxeye Game Studio. Take on the role of a mysterious cyborg stranded on an even more mysterious planet i...[Read More]

Ready your engines, Forza Motorsport 6 goes gold

Phil Spencer, Head of Xbox, tweeted out earlier today that Turn 10 Studio’s Forza Motorsport 6 has gone gold, and will bring with it 460 next-gen cars at launch.   #Forza6 has #GoneGold wit...[Read More]

Killer Instinct Season 3

Announced yesterday at gamescom the Battletoad Rash finds his new challenge in the Killer Instinct world, showing off some stylish moves and combos, the fireball eating toad will put up a good fight a...[Read More]

Xbox @ gamescom – Killer Instinct Season 3 – here comes Rash

Killer Instinct Season 3 was announced today and it is slated for release in March 2016. From today a guest character will be invading the scene until 8th September – Rash from Battletoads! This is th...[Read More]

Shadow Jago gets his move set

Yesterday during Evo2015 Iron Galaxy went through some changes to expect for Shadow Jago (Shago), he will finally become his own character and receive his boss move set which is quite different to Jag...[Read More]

39 more cars announced for Forza Motorsport 6

A further 39 cars have been revealed for the latest installment of Microsoft Studios and Turn 10 Studios’ Forza Motorsport 6.   Including such classics as the 1965 MINI Cooper S, 1960 Chevr...[Read More]

Gears of War: Ultimate Edition beta stat attack

Who’s been one of the multitude of Gears of War fans who have playing the beta of Ultimate Edition? This beta was open from the 15th to the 23rd of June and The Coalition, formerly Black Tusk St...[Read More]

Killer Instinct PC

At E3 during the PC gamer event on Twitch Phil Spencer Confirmed Killer Instinct was coming and is going to be a windows 10 exclusive with cross play with Xbox One players. No further details about wh...[Read More]

Killer Instinct goes all out

And Killer Instinct Season 2 comes to a close with the release of story mode for the new characters, the latest update brings us the retro costume for Aria, a new announcer voice and bug fixes which y...[Read More]

E3 Microsoft Conference – Fable Legends

Fable Legends, due out this holiday, will be free-to-play on Windows 10 and exclusive to Xbox One, allowing cross compatibility so Windows 10 players can play with their friends on Xbox One. Check out...[Read More]

Killer Instinct: Aria trailer

The final character in the season 2 roster of Killer Instinct arrived 29/5/15 for Ultra Combo edition owners and will arrive 4/6/15 for Combo Breaker edition holders. The CEO of ultratech is coming to...[Read More]

Killer Instinct Season 2 – Aria

Some news has dropped over at Ultra-Combo about the last entry in Killer Instinct Season 2, ARIA is shaping up and a brief list of what to expect can be found here on the textual stream. On another no...[Read More]

Killer Instinct – Shadow Jago

After a long time of begging, Shadow Jago is finally available to purchase to all that did not get him as part of the Day One editions of the Xbox One console or Xbox Live way back in 2013. He does ho...[Read More]

Killer instinct : Cinder trailer – Aria tease

Finally Cinder is here, burning his way to a screen near you on April 30th for ultra edition holders and May 6th for combo breaker edition holders. Like the look of that? Check out the Cinder live str...[Read More]

Killer instinct season 2: Cinder

One of the biggest favorites amongst the KI Community is almost here, the intensively heated Cinder will be joining the rosters very soon and he is shaping up nicely! We saw him at the end of Hisako&#...[Read More]

Stay rock steady with new Forza Horizon 2 DLC

The lastest in a line of Forza Horizon 2 DLC car packs has been released and features a host of new vehicles, all with a common theme running through it. Up for your delectation this month is the Rock...[Read More]

Microsoft Studios ready to revive sleeping IP

We all know who Ken Lobb is, right? No? Why, he’s the Creative Director over at Microsoft Studios. Ken’s been on the Inner Circle podcast, talking about what the future could, and possibly...[Read More]

Halo: The Master Chief Collection title update incoming

343 Industries’ uber-useful blog site, Waypoint, has updated details on the next title update for The Master Chief Collection. Although the update is brief and doesn’t contain too much in ...[Read More]

State of Decay – YO Additional Details

Earlier in the  week we updated you on how Undead Labs intend to release State of Decay in Spring 2015 with an all new Year-Survival Survival Edition. Below are a handful of newly released screenshots...[Read More]

Xbox 360 Deal of the Week With Capcom and Microsoft Studio Sale Now On

The latest Deal of the Week for Xbox 360 has gone live with great deals on Capcom Titles. Microsoft Studio is also holding a sale on its XBLA games, prices and offers shown below: Here are this week’s...[Read More]

Ryse: Son of Rome – Mar’s Chosen Pack DLC Coming February 28th

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  New DLC is coming to Xbox One’s launch title Ryse: Son of Rome, developed by Microsoft Studios and Crytek, in the form of ‘Mar’s Chosen’ DLC Pack. The DLC will add new m...[Read More]

Undead Labs extend Microsoft Studios agreement

State of Decay developers; Undead Labs have agreed a new multi-year, multi-title agreement with Microsoft Studios according to a recent blog post over on http://undeadlabs.com. I wanted to let you kno...[Read More]

Crytek Announce Warface Coming to Xbox 360 Early 2014

Microsoft Studios and Crytek have revealed that the award winning title for PC, Warface, will come to the Xbox 360 platform in early 2014, and it will be Free to play for Gold XBox LIVE Members. Featu...[Read More]

Xbox One – Quantum Break Box Art

Although the official box art for Xbox One games was previously leaked (then later confirmed by Major Nelson) when details of Microsoft Studio’s Forza 5 appeared online, now a spanish retail by ...[Read More]

Motocross Madness Review

The smash-hit rough-terrain motorcycle game of the late 90’s is back and this time more fun than ever as Motocross Madness returns to consoles via the Xbox LIVE Arcade. Complete with Avatar support yo...[Read More]

State of Decay hits XBLA in June

Base building, rescuing and recruiting fellow survivors, stealth and zombie slaying, this sounds like my perfect game… oh wait it is! State of Decay will be released in June on XBLA (and PC). Th...[Read More]

Glacier Blast From Microsoft

Microsoft has filed a trademark by the name of “Glacier Blast” for use within game software, so the logical explanation is that Microsoft Studio’s are either working on or soon to pu...[Read More]

Gears of War: Judgment Review

The fourth entry into the Gears of War franchise will quite literally blow your mind – co-developed by Epic Games and People Can Fly, Gears of War: Judgment is set in the immediate aftermath of ‘Emerg...[Read More]

Huge Halo 4 Update Imminent

  343 Industries has confirmed a whopping mammoth of an update due to hit Halo 4 soon and some of the details of its contents is listed below, as first detailed on the Halo Waypoint blog. Here...[Read More]

Halo 4 Specialization Email Codes Were Not For Europeans

A little while ago, Microsoft and 343 Industries announced that players who hopped on to Xbox LIVE with their shiny new copies of Halo 4 before November 20th, 2012 – would receive a free code ga...[Read More]

E3 2012: A Brief Account of Microsoft’s Press Briefing

E3

Today, Microsoft unveiled a portfolio of games demonstrating that no matter what kind of game gets your heart pounding, Xbox 360 is the only place to play all of this year’s biggest blockbusters and b...[Read More]

Microsoft Answer A Few Questions About Neil Davidge And The Halo 4 Score

Below is an exclusive Q&A from the Xbox Community Network, provided to thisisxbox.com which follows from the announcement today of the new musical score set to feature heavily and set the tone for...[Read More]

The Splatters Review

Despite courting Death’s chill embrace every waking minute of their existence, The Splatters are actually a joyously buoyant bunch of colourful critters. In fact it’d probably be fair to say that the ...[Read More]

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