Xbox Newsbeat: January 8th, 2016

Welcome ladies and gentlemen and step right up to the first Xbox Newsbeat for 2016! After a tremendous 2015, the guys and gals over at Microsoft are ready to keep the party on trucking into the new year. So sit back, relax and get stuck into all the hottest news from Microsoft HQ for this first week of January. Start the New Year off Right with January’s Great Games with Gold Titles The Game...

Scalebound Release Delayed to 2017

If you were looking forward to playing Scalebound in 2016 then you better be prepared for plenty of other delays this year, as it has been announced that Scalebound has been delayed to 2017. In an update from Platinum Games, the company announced that the Xbox One exclusive needs more time to deliver on the ambitions of the team since, despite development “going well” that this is one ...

Xbox Newsbeat: December 18, 2015

It’s the last Xbox Newsbeat of 2015 folks. It’s been a year of some massive releases for Xbox One, such as Halo 5: Guardians and Rise of the Tomb Raider. This final Newsbeat brings us details for the Halo World Championship, ABC iView, Halo 5: Guardians, and more Xbox One Backward Compatibility titles. Halo World Championship Update for Australia and New Zealand The prize pool for the ...

Xbox Newsbeat: December 11, 2015

This week’s Xbox Newsbeat brings us updates on Rise of the Tomb Raider, The Elder Scrolls Online, Halo 5: Guardians, and Quantum Break. Rise of the Tomb Raider Add-On Content Detailed Crystal Dynamics made a big announcement at the The Game Awards last week. They provided the world with its first look at Rise of the Tomb Raider’s story based DLC, “Baba Yaga: Temple of the Witch.&...

New Quantum Break Cinematic Trailer Released

We’ve seen bits and pieces of Quantum Break as we’ve grown closer to the title’s slated release date of April 16th and during The Game Awards 2015 Microsoft and Remedy Entertainment decided to release a new cinematic trailer to give fans more of a look at what the title will be offering. The minute long trailer, found below, is narrated by the hero of the story, Jack Joyce, who i...

Xbox Newsbeat: December 4, 2015

It is another quiet week on the Microsoft front. This week’s Xbox Newsbeat brings us news of Halo and Forza Motorsport 6. Halo: The Fall of Reach Available on Blu-ray, DVD, and VOD Today The film adaptation of Eric Nylund’s novel is out now on Blu-ray, DVD, and VOD. The film explores the beginning of the SPARTAN program and the early days of the Covenant invasion. Vancouver based anima...

Xbox Newsbeat: November 27, 2015

With Microsoft’s biggest releases of the year out of the way, things are a bit quieter this week on the Xbox Newsbeat. Close out an Awesome Year with December’s Games with Gold December is bringing a new batch of games for the Xbox Games with Gold program. Gamers can snag the following titles next month: The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing ($14.99 ERP): Available from December 1-31 on X...

Xbox Newsbeat: November 20th, 2015

As the week comes to a close, it is getting to the time where we all pack up our bags and get ready for the weekend, and what better way to ring in the weekend than with a little installment of Xbox Newsbeat. Newsbeat (as I hope most of you know by now) is your one-stop shop for all the hottest and freshest news from Microsoft HQ. Since it is a scorching Friday afternoon, we wont bog you guys down...

Xbox Newsbeat: November 13, 2015

This week’s Xbox Newsbeat focuses on the two big releases of the week: the New Xbox One Experience and Rise of the Tomb Raider. Your New Xbox One Experience Begins Today The new Windows 10 oriented Xbox One Experience launches today. It is probably bringing the biggest shake up to the Xbox Experience since the launch of the original Xbox. The full change log is as follows: Xbox One Backward ...

Xbox One’s List of Initial Xbox 360 Backwards Compatibility Titles Listed

Since Microsoft announced back at E3 that they would be adding backwards compatibility to the Xbox One fans have been wondering exactly what titles will be supported when the feature is added for everyone on November 12th. Now that question has been answered as Microsoft’s own Major Nelson has decided to compile a list of the 104 titles that will be supported as long as players have either b...

Rise of the Tomb Raider Review

Rise of the Tomb Raider Developer: Crystal Dynamics Publisher: Microsoft, Square Enix Platforms: Xbox One (Reviewed), Xbox 360 Release Date: November 10, 2015 Price: $59.99 US – Available Here $99.95 AUS – Available Here Overview The name Lara Croft has long been iconic in the game industry ever since the first Tomb Raider debuted back in 1996. After struggling to find its place in the...

Xbox Newsbeat: November 6, 2015

There’s a really high chance you are busy playing Call of Duty: Black Ops III right now. If you manage to peel yourself away from the latest Call of Duty game, check out this week’s Xbox news with Microsoft’s Xbox Newsbeat. A Closer Look at Xbox One Backward Compatibility with Major Nelson and Smosh Games’ FLitz Major Nelson and FLitz from Smosh Games’ FLitz sit down to tal...

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