Double Fine Acquired by Microsoft, Psychonauts 2 Trailer

Microsoft had quite a bit of news for fans of Double Fine Productions at their E3 press conference as the company announced that not only have the acquired the developer but they will also be handling the publishing for Psychonauts 2, taking over for Starbreeze that previously had planned to publish the game. Despite this, the company will still be bringing the game to all previously planned platf...

Battletoads Shown Off at E3

Last year we learned that a new Battletoads game was in the works and now this year we have our first gameplay footage for it. At Microsoft‘s E3 press conference DLaLa Studios revealed the first footage showing off the three frogs as they take on a variety of enemies, unfortunately for those hoping for a release date none was given. Rash, Zitz and Pimple are returning to steal the spotlight ...

Bleeding Edge Officially Announced for Xbox One and PC

Ninja Theory officially announced that their next game is named Bleeding Edge and they gave us a brief look at the game during Microsoft‘s E3 press conference. The game, which is a four vs four team fighter, will hae its technical alpha starting on June 27th. Players will be able to team up and execute powerful synergised attacks to become an unstoppable force in the face of your enemies – f...

Minecraft Dungeons Announced for Spring 2020

Those looking for an extra dose of Minecraft outside of the core experience will have a chance next year as during Microsoft’s E3 press conference the company announced that they were working on a new game in the franchise called Minecraft Dungeons. Minecraft Dungeons will launch for the Xbox One and PC in spring 2020 and allow for four players to play either locally or online in what appear...

Crackdown 3 Review

Crackdown 3 Developer: Sumo Digital Publisher: Microsoft Platforms: PC, Xbox One (Reviewed) Release Date: Available Now Price: $59.99 USD – Available Here $99.95 AUD – Available Here Overview The Crackdown series has had more than a few ups and downs over the years with the initial game delivering an exciting chaos-filled open-world that few games could offer back in 2007 to a somewhat...

Crackdown: Does it Hold up?

Crackdown (developed by Realtime Worlds and released 2007), is the brainchild of David Jones, creator of Lemmings and Grand Theft Auto. This action-adventure game takes place in the open world of Pacific City and the player controls a genetically modified agent, created by The Agency, who must defeat the three gangs (Los Muertos, Volk and Shai-Gen) who control Pacific City, and win the war on crim...

Microsoft Offers First Look at Project xCloud Game Streaming Tech

Microsoft pulled back the curtains on their game streaming technology Project xCloud. The service is built on top of Microsoft’s existing Azure data centres using custom server blades, each consisting of multiple Xbox One internals. Project xCloud aims to deliver reliable game streaming of PC and Xbox One games to all sorts of devices, from smartphones on 4G networks to high powered PC with ...

State of Decay 2: Daybreak Review

State of Decay 2: Daybreak Developer: Undead Labs Publisher: Microsoft Platforms: Xbox One (Reviewed), PC Release Date: Available Now Price: $9.99 USD – Available Here Overview While the original State of Decay broke some new ground as far as zombie survival goes, the sequel added a bit more to the formula while falling short in a number of other areas where its predecessor succeeded. One th...

Forza Horizon 4 Review

Forza Horizon 4 Developer: Playground Games Publisher: Microsoft Platforms: PC, Xbox One (Reviewed) Release Date: October 2, 2018 Price: $59.99 USD – Available Here $99.95 AUD – Available Here Overview The Forza series has been an annual franchise that racing fans have been able to enjoy over the course of many years now as the series has remained fresh by alternating their releases ac...

Gamescom 2018 Xbox Roundup

Microsoft’s Gamescom 2018 presentation was packed with exciting information this year. Racing fans had their first look at the upcoming Team Adventure mode in Forza Horizon 4. This new competitive mode pits teams against each other for the coveted Grandmaster title and plenty of rewards for their cars. It will be part of Forza Horizon 4 at launch, which is coming to Xbox One and Windows 10 o...

Xbox Adaptive Controller Packaging to Use Accessible Packaging

Microsoft is going all out to make sure gamers with limited mobility can enjoy their favourite Xbox One games with the Xbox Adaptive Controller. Microsoft has revealed the easy to open packaging for the controller. Gamers with limited mobility tested and provided feedback on early prototypes, ensuring the box can be opened easily. The packaging consists of two stages, a plain cardboard shipping bo...

State of Decay 2 Review

State of Decay 2 Developer: Undead Labs Publisher: Microsoft Platforms: Xbox One (Reviewed), PC Release Date: Available Now Price: $29.99 USD – Available Here $49.95 AUS – Available Here Overview Undead Labs managed to tap into something special within the zombie survival series back when they released State of Decay on the Xbox 360. So much in fact that it felt like a breath of fresh ...

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