Killer Instinct: Season Three Announced for March 2016; Battletoads’ Rash Revealed

Microsoft has announced that they will be releasing Killer Instinct: Season Three in March 2016 for the Xbox One and PC (with the PC version supporting Xbox One fight sticks and controllers) and that while this third season will feature eight new characters, one of those characters will be Rash from Battletoads. Starting today anyone who owns Killer Instinct or Rare Replay can download and play a ...

Xbox Newsbeat: May 15, 2015

Microsoft was very sneaky this week, sliding in a second Xbox Newsbeat announcement. In honour of the stealth attack, I have sneakily commandeered Andrew’s keyboard. The weekend bonus announcement covers a little bit of everything, from system updates to Assassin’s Creed Syndicate.   Xbox One May System Update: Voice Messages, Party Chat Improvements Out Now The May system update ...

Xbox Newsbeat: 10th September 2014

Ladies and gentlemen, welcome back! After a brief hiatus to accomodate for the EB Games Expo, I am back in the anchor’s chair and ready to bring you all the hottest news out of Microsoft HQ in this week’s Xbox Newsbeat! As I shuffle my papers around I see that we have four absolutely killer Xbox One articles (head to the back of the line again Windows Phone) so instead of me waffling a...

Killer Instinct: Season 2 Maya Gameplay Revealed at TGS

Maya was revealed via concept art display at Evo 2014 back in July, but now we have the official gameplay reveal trailer courtesy of Xbox Japan. Showcased at TGS 2014, the video shows off Maya’s knives and their ability to act as projectiles. The video – which can be viewed embedded at the bottom of this article – also features her Mayan-inspired stage and music, which is infused...

Razer Atrox Arcade Stick for Xbox One Revealed at Evo 2014

At the Evolution Championship Series 2014, Razer unveiled the Razer Atrox Arcade Stick for Xbox One. The fight stick is customisable, tested by eSports athletes and made for modders and competitive gamers alike. It features eight genuine Sanwa Denshi buttons and an “ergonomically authentic arcade layout”. At the touch of a button, the arcade stick opens up with spaces for the detachabl...

Maya Unveiled for Killer Instinct: Season 2 at Evo 2014

The annual Evo Championship Series is practically fighting game mecca, and every year there is at least a couple reveals to send fans of IPs like Street Fighter, Tekken, Killer Instinct and Mortal Kombat into a frenzy. At Evo 2014, the latter two properties are enjoying big announcements, with Iron Galaxy Studios and Microsoft Studios going first. Their big news is the second officially announced ...

Phantom Dust to be rebooted for the Xbox One

You may remember a certain fighting game called Phantom Dust for the original Xbox. It was developed by Panzer Dragoon’s Yuko Futatsugi and earned itself a reputation of being a cult classic that never quite took off. As such at Microsoft‘s E3 press conference it was one hell of a surprise when they revealed that Phantom Dust is going to be given a revival and will be rebooted for the ...

Xbox Newsbeat – April 5 – April 11

It’s a big bad world but I ain’t ashamed to like the lights in my hand, and the Newsbeat in my face! Brace yourselves everyone, because it is time for another, shall I say amazing installment of Xbox Newsbeat! If you are new to the game, Xbox Newsbeat is your one stop shop for all the news that’s fit to print from the rockers at Microsoft HQ. This week we have 5 little Xbox One n...

Strider Official Release Date Announced by Capcom

Strider is a name we’re glad to see again. It has been a while since we heard anything at all however from the remake that Capcom announced last year, but now a release date has risen – and its not too faraway. On February 19, the iconic hero will make his return to consoles with Double Helix (who recently published Killer Instinct) leading the way, launching on digital platforms such ...

Killer Instinct: Ultra Edition Review

Killer Instinct: Ultra Edition Developer: Double Helix Publisher: Microsoft Platforms: Xbox One Install Size: 3.4GB Release Date: Out Now Price: AUD$52.35 – Available via the Xbox Games Store Overview 17 years… it’s been 17 long years since Killer Instinct Gold. Many thought we’d never see another Killer Instinct again, but others held out hope. After Microsoft bought out R...

Interview with Killer Instinct, Wolfenstein: The New Order Composer Mick Gordon

UUULLTRRAAAAAAAAA COOOOOOMMBBBOOOOOO! Yes, I’ve used that half to death… actually most would argue I’ve bludgeoned it to a pulp. But this has been 17 years in the making! Killer Instinct is finally only a week away from release, and today I got to interview the extremely generous and talented fellow Aussie, Mick Gordon, composer for not only the Xbox One fighter, but the next Wol...

Hands-on Xbox One Impressions

Last night Microsoft hosted an exclusive event for the Xbox One at Challis Studios in Potts Point, Sydney. The VIP evening invited guests to see upcoming first party launch titles and the new Kinect 2.0, meet developers from Crytek and Capcom – interview with Dead Rising 3 producer Mike Jones here – and have some hands on time with the highly anticipated console. Members of the Capsule...

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