Author Archives: Max Powley

Playdead’s ex-CEO announces ‘Somerville’

One of the minds behind Limbo and Inside has announced the formation of a new Guildford based studio: Jumpship. Their debut project is Somerville, a “sci-fi action adventure” telling the stories of people caught up in the midst of a catastrophe spanning the entire planet. Beyond that, we don’t know much else yet. Jumpship has shared an initial teaser […]

Get Even developers release Side Story #4: The Party

The fourth video in a series of “side stories” for The Farm 51’s upcoming Get Even has just hit—and it’s just as bizarre and unsettling as you might expect. Lovely stuff. More uncomfortable videos and cunning conundrums are promised to appear on the game’s official Facebook page each and every week up until the game’s release on May […]

Burnout creators unveil Danger Zone. Crash Mode is back!

Off the back of their debut release, Dangerous Golf, Three Fields Entertainment today announced the long-awaited return of drivable destruction with Danger Zone. Set in a “virtual crash testing facility”, players are invited to drive recklessly in twenty distinct scenarios, causing as much damage and destruction as is vehicularly possible. Danger Zone shares a lot of DNA with […]

New Xbox controller colours coming to the US this month

Xbox One controllers are about to get even more colourful as two new finishes join the lineup, with a special newspaper edition (It’s red all over! I’m here all week…) and a stealthy green and orange-accents combo. Both are stuffed with all the guts in the latest standard controller, including the textured grip and Bluetooth built-in for […]

Watch Dogs 2 is real, full reveal this Wednesday

Ubisoft dropped a brief tease for the oft-rumoured sequel to 2014’s hack-and-thrash game Watch Dogs, earlier today. The 30-second clip, titled Hello World, features what looks to be a whole new protagonist, untucked shirt ‘n all. Kotaku’s Jason Schreier reported earlier this year that Watch Dogs 2 would be set in San Francisco—quite the departure from the […]

Ubisoft announces The Division open beta will start next Thursday

Ubisoft just announced that the open beta for Tom Clancy’s The Division will be hitting your Xbox One next Thursday, February 18, with access open to all for 96 hours—and once again, Xbox One players get exclusive one-day early access for an extra night of dark zone deviance. To access the open beta, you won’t need a code. […]

Ubisoft releases screenshots of new Rainbow Six: Siege map

Shots of the new Rainbow Six: Siege map, releasing as part of Operation Black Ice, have been released by Ubisoft France today. In the Baffin Bay, a luxury yacht has crashed into an iceberg breaching the hull. Rainbow has been sent to secure the stranded vessel as an unidentified submarine has docked near the vessel. […]

Three Fields Entertainment unveil their debut game, Dangerous Golf

Three Fields Entertainment, an independent studio comprising some of the legendary minds behind Burnout, today unveiled their first game. Long teased as an “innovative new twist on a sports game”, Dangerous Golf sends players—not to the course—but rather a series of unexpected locales, including a hotel kitchen, petrol station, palace ballroom, and a medieval castle. So, presumably players […]

Assassin’s Creed Chronicles: India now available

The next chapter in Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed Chronicles saga releases today for Xbox One, set during 19th-century India at the height of the British empire. Whilst tensions are rising between the East India Company and the Sikh Empire, a race between the Assassins and the Templars to secure a priceless diamond begins. Players find themselves in the […]

Bricking it in Rainbow Six: Siege

Arguably one of our favourite games right now, Rainbow Six: Siege has been quite the surprise hit of 2015, giving us far too many hours of fun here at TiX towers—and with no signs of slowing down with a year of free content headed our way, where can it possibly go from here? Lego. That’s what YouTube’s BlacksheepPictures thinks, anyway, […]