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Madden NFL 15 Bone Crunching Screenshots

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Sales must be slow for new screenshots to be released nearly a month after the release of EA’s Madden NFL 15. However they’ve today released the following showcasing not just the new graphics, but “bone crunching” tackles also. Enjoy the below and don’t forget to keep your eyes peeled on ThisisXbox for our review of Madden NFL 15 coming soon from our very own Dave Moran.

FIFA 15 Demo Available Today!

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EA today announced that the playable demo of FIFA 15 is available to download for Xbox One & Xbox 360 owners with a Gold membership. The demo on Xbox 360 will be available to Xbox Live Silver members beginning September 16.

Fans will be able to play at Anfield as Liverpool FC, FC Barcelona, Chelsea FC, Paris Saint-Germain, Borussia Dortmund, SSC Napoli, Manchester City, and Boca Juniors, or as one of five unique squads in FIFA Ultimate Team.

The launch of the FIFA 15 Demo is like our pre-season and the first chance for millions of FIFA fans to get hands-on with the game. The demo is an early representation and taste of this year’s game, and we welcome the chance to get fan feedback on our innovations and new features.

said Nick Channon, Senior Producer, EA Sports FIFA.

FIFA 15 brings football to life in stunning visual detail so fans can experience the emotion and intensity of football like never before. Fans are encouraged to send their first impressions of the game by using #FIFA15Demo on Facebook and Twitter. Fans across the world have already played FIFA 15 and praised innovations made to gameplay responsiveness and heightened player control; the FIFA 15 team continue to listen to fans, refine gameplay and improve the fidelity of goalkeepers on Xbox One.

FIFA 15 will be released on 26th September.

Assassin’s Creed Unity Co-op Heist Mission

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Check out the new Assassin’s Creed Unity commented video walkthrough! This demo introduces a Heist Mission in the underground passages of the Hôtel-Dieu, Paris oldest hospital. In this type of coop missions, you’ll have to stealthily infiltrate a heavily guarded location, get to the treasure and steal it without ever being seen.

Assassins Creed Unity is out on Xbox One on 13th November 2014.

October Xbox One System Update: Preview

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So whilst the rest of the world is going crazy for the Destiny launch today, last night Major Nelson gave a detailed breakdown of what to expect in the October Xbox One System update. The update includes changes and new features to added to the Snap functionality, TV and Media viewing and a plethora of other updates and tweaks. The update will be rolling out first from today to Xbox One Preview Program members and then to the rest of the Xbox Live Community at at later stage.

Enjoy the October Preview video and then full details further below that…. that’s if you manage to put Destiny down of course.

New Snap and Friends functions

Snap Updates – We’ve updated the Snap Center to include quick access to many of the things our fans wanted faster access to when playing a game – Friends, Messages, Game DVR, clock, and battery indicator – as well as making it easier to close and open new snap apps when playing a game. A double tap of the Xbox button on your controller will bring up a menu that allows you to open a new app in snap mode, close the current snapped app, or switch focus between your game and your running snapped app. Additionally, two apps have been optimized for Snap mode.

    Friends Snap App – Access your friends list without leaving the game. Quickly check your friends list to see who’s online right now and take actions like send message, invite or join. Messages Snap App – You’ll be able to open, read and respond to messages in Snap mode, and messages will now be displayed in a threaded conversation view.

Achievements App – Updated to enable sharing of achievements » Continue Reading.

Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate Review

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When Warriors Orochi 3 fell into my path I’ll admit to not knowing what to expect, I tend to have a fairly good gaming knowledge but I’m always on the lookout to expand it where possible, I knew I’d heard of the game from somewhere and after some research my original thoughts we confirmed. Warriors Orochi was released 3 years ago across the last generation of consoles, it brought together two game series, Samurai Warriors and Dynasty Warriors and now it is time for the Next generation treatment.

To those of you who are fans of the two games you’ll know all about which characters have come from which series, who is missing and who is new, for me however it’s a whole new world of awesome looking characters with some brilliant looking moves, so I’ll apologise in advance to the hardcore fans!

Once you start the game you are greeted with a whole host of modes, I naturally started with the story mode to try and get a better understanding of what was going on. Time and space has been warped by the Serpent King known as Orochi, forcing china and Japan together to defeat a huge beast known as the Hydra. This beast was far too powerful for the warriors and defeated them one by one, but hope was not lost thanks to a Mystic known as Kaguya who was able to travel through time and change the past giving the two sets of heroes to change the course of time and defeat the Hydra. Now hopefully that made sense and you are still with me!

The first thing you’ll notice is the huge amount of enemies you go into battle with, the draw distances aren’t as impressive as I’d hope but when you have what feels » Continue Reading.

Resident Evil: Revelations 2 Details Revealed

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It seems some new details have emerged online via the latest issue of Future Publishing’s GameMaster magazine. Although nothing has appeared on either Capcom’s official press site or other industry press sites, details look pretty solid.

    Claire Redfield will return as the playable lead and it is said that “In the time since we last saw her (Claire), she’s grown to be a seasoned veteran.” Claire will be joined throughout the campaign with Moira Burton, daughter of the legendary Barry Burton. The campaign will be playable in co-op or singleplayer. When playing as Claire, her style will be more combat focused. Whereas Moira will be supplying Claire with health herbs, provided the flashlight and general support. Claire will be the only player death that will result in a Game Over, one of Moira’s key roles will be to help keep Claire alive (though Claire can obviously heal herself). The story will take place on an abandoned island detention facility. The campaign will begin with Claire and Moira awakening after being abducted. The events will take place between the events of Resident Evil 5 and Resident Evil 6. Gameplay will be much more Survival Horror orientated (much like the first Resident Evil: Revelations), bringing the series back to its roots with less over the top action, unlike Resident Evil 5 and 6. Fan feedback has played a part in the development of Resident Evil: Revelations 2. Producer Okabe said that “The project has been finding the line between listening to fan feedback and also doing something different to confound expectations.” Okabe also said that “I want this to be both a game that doesn’t lose what made its predecessor great, while also bringing something new and exciting to the Resident Evil series.” He also added that » Continue Reading.

Destiny Traveler Arrives Above Earth

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So in a bid to increase the hype even more (like Destiny actually needed any more!), Activision have teamed up with one of the UK’s leading YouTuber’s Ismail aka ‘MoreConsole’ to stage the moment The Traveler arrived above Earth, for real with just 1 day before worldwide release.

The behind-the-scenes video follows below including the official release from Activision immediately below. Enjoy and don’t forget to let us know if you’ll be playing tomorrow.

At least that’s what it looks like – as Ismail launched a weather balloon into near space this week successfully recreating one of the iconic images from Destiny. The image was captured in the outer atmosphere, via a high-altitude weather balloon 107,841 thousand-feet above Earth, to celebrate the imminent arrival of the game ahead of its launch across the world on 9th September.

The idea was inspired by some of the game’s artwork, which shows The Traveler arriving above Earth. In Destiny’s lore, it was the discovery of The Traveler that heralded Earth’s Golden Age, during which a lost civilisation explored the Solar System and built colonies on Mars and Venus. When players begin their adventure in Destiny, the Golden Age has collapsed and The Traveler is found hovering low above Earth, over what is humanity’s only sanctuary on the planet – the last safe city on Earth.

As a Guardian of the City, players must fight countless battles against our enemies, venture out to explore our lost colonies and unlock the great mysteries of the past in order to protect their future on Earth.

What better way to celebrate the Traveler, which plays a crucial role in the story of Destiny, than by bringing one of the most iconic images of the entire campaign to » Continue Reading.

Crimes & Punishment – The Art Of Subversion By Sherlock Holmes

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Crimes & Punishments, the new investigation game from Frogwares, today unveils a new gameplay video, presenting one of the many skills of Sherlock: the Art of Subversion! This new video is the second of a series of videos  that will be released over the coming weeks until the release of the game on September 30 on Xbox One & Xbox 360.

Holmes is known for his high intelligence, and high level of deduction skill. However, Sherlock as he was imagined and written by Arthur Conan Doyle is also a master of disguise, a characteristic that Frogwares transposed in Crimes & Punishments, as one of the many skills the players will actively use to solve the 6 cases of the game.

In the video that follows we find at Baker Street, in Holmes’ bedroom, a wardrobe that holds the key to Holmes’ disguises, as well as a dressing table housing wigs, hats, glasses, different hair styles and beards. everything needed to transform into about anyone! This seems to be one of the more useful skills in the game, when it comes to approaching suspects who might be wary of a well-known detective, and get information – or even confessions – by faking being a member of their social class. You’ll also notice Holmes does a pretty good Irish accent too…

Dead Or Alive 5 Last Round In Development

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Add the date to your diary, calendar, mobile phone or simply write it on a wall. Spring  2015 see’s the release of the explosive fighting franchise from Team NINJA  coming to Xbox One.

That’s right TiX readers, today Team NINJA revealed that Dead or Alive 5 Last Round is currently in development for Xbox One, Xbox 360 and other consoles. The game is set to be published by KOEI TECMO Europe and will be available at the suggested retail price of £34.99 Xbox One (physical and digital) and £24.99 for Xbox 360 (digital only). That’s already remarkably cheaper  than current releases for Xbox One which can reach as high as £52 in certain outlets.

Dead or Alive 5 Last Round represents the zenith of the Dead or Alive 5 series, including the best and brightest content from those games, along with all-new content only found in LAST ROUND, creating the comprehensive Dead or Alive 5 experience.

 

DEAD OR ALIVE 5 Last Round marks an exciting step forward for the franchise, and one that fans have been asking for. Bringing the game to a new generation of consoles is allowing us to create the most graphically striking version of any Dead or Alive game ever, and we are very happy to give our fans the chance to experience our signature high energy fighting entertainment as only the latest consoles can deliver it.

said Yosuke Hayashi, Team NINJA leader.

Dead or Alive 5 Last Round will take the signature DOA fighting style to the ring, wrapped up in the most graphically impressive version of a Dead or Alive game ever seen. The combatants in Dead or Alive 5 Last Round will present an unparalleled level of life-like detail, and smooth striking animations that » Continue Reading.

NBA Live 15: Visuals Trailer

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Set  for a 10th November 2014 release, NBA Live 15  from  EA Sports is fast approaching. To generate and add some hype get ready for release we’ve been treated to a new trailer.  Watch now for an exclusive look at the visual improvements in NBA LIVE 15.