Xbox News, Rumors, Analysis and Game Discussion. Co-hosted by Tim Shelton and Spencer Rehn. New episodes post Monday mornings at 10 AM EST
This week we share our hands-on impressions of two new releases: Guardians of the Galaxy and Toy Soldiers HD. Plus in the news, we discuss the release date, pricing, and trailer for Grand Theft Auto The Trilogy Definitive Edition, Microsoft Flight Simulator Reno Air Race and GOTY Edition release dates and pricing, Elden Ring delay, CD Projekt Red delaying Series X enhanced versions of Cyberpunk 2077 and The Witcher 3, CD Projekt acquiring The Molasses Flood, a new Splinter Cell entering early production, 512GB & 2TB Seagate Storage Expansion Cards for Series X/S, October Dashboard Update details, Xbox future studio acquisition plans, October Game Pass additions, Xbox 20th anniversary stream announcement, Doom Eternal update 6.66 release date, canceled Tomb Raider Ascension horror game, Assassin's Creed Valhalla 3rd expansion title and co-creator of Halo creating a new studio at EA.
This week in the news we discuss new trailers for Gotham Knights and Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League from DC Fandome, FIFA may end exclusivity with EA, additional Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy Definitive Edition details, Xbox Mini Fridge release plan, Battlefield 2042 Hazard Zone mode, Ghost Recon Frontline closed test delay, potential upcoming Star Wars game announcement, Dragon Age 4 platforms, and a new original sci-fi game in development from Splash Damage. We also discuss games we've been playing including Far Cry 6, Rocket League, Back 4 Blood and Red Dead Redemption 2.
This week in the news we discuss the Battlefield 2042 Open Beta, the release of Far Cry 6, announcements from the Ghost Recon 20th anniversary stream including Ghost Recon Frontline, official confirmation that Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy - The Definitive Edition is releasing in 2021, new Xbox 20th Anniversary Special Edition peripherals, Xbox partnerships with Adidas, Troli, and Rockstar energy, Avengers paid XP booster controversy, October Game Pass additions, Battlefield 2042 dual entitlement changes, and leak of a 512GB Xbox Series X/S Seagate Expansion Card. We also discuss games we've been playing including Far Cry 6, Wasteland 3, Destroy All Humans, and Marvel's Avengers.
This week in the news we discuss potential new entries in several classic Konami franchises in Metal Gear, Castlevania and Silent Hill, newly announced Battlefield 2042 Beta details and timing, yet another leak for a remastered GTA trilogy – this time from South Korea's Game Rating and Administration Committee entitled Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition, the latest Xbox platform feature updates available or in preview now, surprise Game Pass additions, Flight Simulator's first “Local Legends” aircraft DLC, a return to in-person for The Game Awards 2021, an “absolute” release date for Toy Soldiers HD, and October Games with Gold. We also discuss games we've been playing including Wasteland 3, Red Dead Redemption 2, Ghostrunner and Assassin's Creed Valhalla.
This week in the news we discuss the second Halo Infinite Technical Test, an interesting announcement that Crystal Dynamics will be co-developing Perfect Dark with The Initiative, the leaked GeForce Now game list being back in the news, Quantic Dream's rumored open-world Star Wars game, Xbox 360-era gamerpic options coming to modern Xbox consoles, a release date for Chorus, the Hyperkin Duke Controller Cortana Edition, and September Xbox Update details. We also discuss games we've been playing including Death Stranding Director's Cut, Red Dead Redemption 2, Wasteland 3, and the Halo Infinite Technical Test.
This week in the news we discuss all the games announced at the THQ Nordic 10th-anniversary showcase, delays for Battlefield 2042 and Dying Light 2, rumored upcoming 500GB Seagate Xbox Expansion Drive, September Xbox Game Pass additions, Xbox streaming to Windows 10 app, Tokyo Game Show plans, Assassin's Creed Valhalla Discovery Tour Viking Age, Bloodrayne 1 & 2 ReVamped announcement, Halo The Master Chief collection ending seasonal updates and leaked Castlevania Advanced Collection. We also discuss games we've been playing including Dishonored 2, Marvel's Avengers War for Wakanda, Mafia Definitive Edition, and Wasteland 3.
This week in the news we discuss the newly announced Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic Remake being exclusively (for now) on PlayStation 5, a March 2022 release date for Tiny Tina's Wonderlands, Alan Wake Remastered being officially revealed, Grand Theft Auto V Series X/S version delayed to March, Mass Effect 5's release timing, Marvel's Avengers Q4 content roadmap, the latest Xbox One controller firmware update enabling Series X/S features, Halo Infinite Tech Test #2 start date, Razer Halo Infinite accessories, Forza Horizon 5 first car list reveal and more... We also discuss games we've been playing including Apex Legends, MLB The Show, Control: AWE, Mafia Definitive Edition, Flight Simulator, and Sea of Thieves A Pirate's Life.
This week in the news we discuss the gameplay reveal for Marvel's Midnight Suns, leaked release date for Alan Wake Remastered, Dead Space Remaster dev stream details, THQ Nordic announcing 6 new games for their upcoming 10th-anniversary showcase, Halo Infinite updating its combat tracker to be closer to legacy games, Flight Simulator Top Gun content delayed alongside the movie, Cyberpunk 2077 and Witcher 3 next-generation versions timelines, 505 Games 15th anniversary, Crysis Remastered Trilogy release date, Metal Gear Solid V shutting down servers on Xbox 360 and September Xbox Game Pass additions. We also discuss games we've been playing including Control: The Foundation, Far Cry 3 Classic, Cyberpunk 2077, Marvel's Avengers War for Wakanda, and Destiny 2. (57:17) We end this week's episode with a spoiler-filled discussion of the plot and ending of Twelve Minutes.
This week we discuss all the news from Gamescom 2021 including Halo Infinite FINALLY getting a release date, Dying Light 2 reminding us it exists, a wave of seemingly free monthly Flight Simulator content beginning in September, Xbox Cloud Gaming on console, State of Decay 2 Homecoming, Crusader Kings III coming to consoles, Forza Horizon 5's cover unveiling alongside a limited edition controller, a Saints Row reboot is coming in 2022, a new Marvel game from Firaxis called Marvel's Midnight Suns, a Call of Duty Vanguard campaign trailer featuring Laura Bailey, Halo 20th Anniversary Elite Series 2 controller and Xbox Series X console, Lego Star Wars The Skywalker Saga getting a spring 2022 release window, Destiny 2 The Witch Queen and Bungie 30th anniversary pack details, Destiny 2 The Final Shape announced and more. Plus September Games with Gold were announced, Assassin's Creed Odyssey received a 60 FPS patch and EA is sharing accessibility patents including Apex Legends' ping system. We also discuss games we've been playing including Marvel's Avengers War for Wakanda, Call of Duty Vanguard Champion Hill Alpha, Cyberpunk 2077, Far Cry 3 Classic, Flight Simulator, and MLB The Show.
This week we kick off with a lengthy (spoiler-free) discussion of our time with recent new releases including Madden NFL 22, Marvel's Avengers: War for Wakanda, Hades, and Twelve Minutes. (54:04) In the news, we discuss the reveal of Call of Duty Vanguard, announcements and reveals from Quakecon 2021 including an updated Quake 1, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Anniversary Edition, and Doom Eternal's 6.66 update, 343's announcement that Halo Infinite's Co-Op and Forge modes will be delayed, teases for upcoming Gamescom announcements, Cyberpunk 2077 patch 1.3 and free DLC, the new wired Xbox Stereo headset, Sea of Thieves A Pirate's Life launch numbers, Flight Sim World Update 6 delay to September, and confirmation that there is a new Ace Combat coming.
This week in the news we discuss a potential remaster of Grand Theft Auto 3, Vice City and San Andreas, Call of Duty Vanguard cover art revealed in Cold War update, Battlefield 2042 “Exodus” short film, Xbox Gamescom plans, Hellblade Series X/S upgrades, additional personnel out at Blizzard, Life is Strange Remastered Collection delay and Xbox Game Pass upcoming additions announced at the ID@Xbox Showcase. We also discuss games we've been playing including Hades, The Ascent, Flight Simulator, Mass Effect Legendary Edition, Apex Legends Season 10, Marvel's Avengers, Fortnite, MLB The Show, and more...
This week in the news we discuss changes in leadership at Blizzard following the recent lawsuit filing, Embracer Group and Focus Home Interactive making new acquisitions, PUBG making a name change and potentially going Free to Play, potential Take-Two remasters, Xbox upcoming Night Mode that is currently in testing with Insiders, new Xbox Aqua Shift Special Edition controller, ID@Xbox Showcase announcement, and upcoming Game Pass additions and subtractions. We also discuss games we've been playing including Assassin's Creed Valhalla, Apex Legends Season 10, and Fallout 4 mods.
This week in the news we discuss the Halo Infinite Technical Test, new releases Microsoft Flight Simulator and The Forgotten City, Forza Motorsport 7 being delisted in September, Marvel's Avengers War for Wakanda, Activision-Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick's open letter to employees, Assassin's Creed Valhalla The Siege of Paris getting an imminent release date, the Xbox Summer Spotlight and August Games with Gold. We also discuss games we've been playing including DOOM Eternal, Maneater, Saints Row The Third Remastered, Destiny 2, and Ghost Recon Breakpoint.
This week in the news we discuss EA Play Live including Codemaster's Grid Legends, Apex Legends Emergence, Knockout City Fight at the Movies, Battlefield Portal, and Dead Space Remake. Plus other news from the week: Ubisoft's new free-to-play shooter reveal for Tom Clancy's xDefiant, Sumo Digital being acquired by Tencent, PES rebranding as eFootball and moving to free-to-play, workplace discrimination and harassment lawsuit against Activision-Blizzard filed by the State of California, Halo Infinite upcoming technical preview, Fallout Worlds announcement for Fallout 76, vehicle customization improvements coming to GTA Online on Series X/S, Assassin's Creed Valhalla level-scaling dated, Sniper Elite 4 & Shadow of the Tomb Raider Series X/S enhanced and more July game pass additions announced. We also discuss games we've been playing including Doom Eternal, MLB The Show, Ghost Recon Breakpoint, Mass Effect Legendary Edition, and more...
This week in the news we discuss the recent reveal of the Switch OLED and Valve Steam Deck, which features from PlayStation DualSense Xbox should add to their own controller, major Forza Horizon 5 audio enhancements, potential limitations to Battlefield 2042 cross-play, an Apex Legends style Mark System in Halo Infinite, announced dates for Quakecon at Home, Minecraft Dungeons final Year-One DLC and Ultimate Edition, Rainbow 6 Extraction & Rider's Republic delays, Resident Evil Re:Verse delay, and Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl announcement. We also discuss games we've been playing including Doom Eternal, MLB The Show, Saints Row The Third Remastered, Assassin's Creed 3 Remastered and Tom Clancy's HAWX.
This week in the news we discuss what Assassin's Creed Infinity might mean for the future of the franchise, Dice LA renaming to Ripple Effect, CD Projekt Red's new Canadian studio, Deathloop's exclusivity timeframe, July Game Pass additions, Destiny 2 showcase date and WitcherCon announcements. We also discuss games we've been playing including Doom Eternal, Marvel's Avengers, Mass Effect 2 Legendary Edition and more...
This week in the news we discuss Hideo Kojima & Xbox have signed a letter of intent for publishing his next game, Remedy's new deal with 505 Games for 2 new Control universe games, Doom Eternal Series X/S ray tracing and future DLC, Casey Hudson forming a new studio, Konami partnering with Bloober team, Grand Theft Auto 6 rumors, Xbox Cloud upgrades and July 2021 Games with Gold. We also discuss games we've been playing including Doom Eternal, Maneater, Mass Effect 2, Mass Effect Andromeda and Outriders.
This week in the news we discuss the potential revival of the Dead Space franchise, Space Jam A New Legacy The Game details and custom controllers, 40+ player Halo matches, Halo Infinite seasons, Aliens Fireteam Elite release date, Designed for Xbox Monitors, final word on the future of Warner Brother's game studios, Windows 11 gaming features, Sonic The Hedgehog Minecraft DLC, Borderlands 3 cross-play, and upcoming Game Pass additions. We also discuss games we've been playing including Marvel's Avengers Cosmic Cube villain sector, Outriders, Halo The Master Chief Collection and more...
This week in the news we discuss announcements from Days 3 & 4 of E3 2021 (and our overall E3 2021 thoughts), some fresh Halo Infinite multiplayer details, further announcements from Xbox Game Showcase Extended, the return of Design Lab, streaming Series X games to Xbox One, Madden 22's official unveiling, a rumored Alan Wake remaster and if Final Fantasy 7 Remake is finally coming to Xbox, Rockstar retiring GTA Online/Max Payne 3/LA Noire online services for Xbox 360, the June Xbox Dashboard update, and Cyberpunk 2077's latest patch 1.23. We also discuss games we've been playing including Lawn Mowing Simulator Demo, Sea of Thieves, Enlisted, Maneater, Halo CE, Forza Horizon 4, Metro Exodus, Battlefield 4 and more…
This week is our E3 2021 mega show as we delve into Day 1 & 2 of E3 2021 plus news from earlier in the week before E3 proper. This includes all the news from the Xbox + Bethesda Games Showcase, the Battlefield 2042 reveal, Summer Game Fest Kickoff Live, Ubisoft Forward, Square Enix Presents and more. We give our reactions to over 40 game announcements from E3 so far including big reveals for Halo Infinite, Starfield, The Outer Worlds 2, Forza Horizon 5, Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy, and many, many more.
This week in the news we discuss a bevy of pre-E3 leaks and rumors coming from 2K, Square Enix, and Battlefield in the form of the upcoming Battlefield 6 reveal rumored to be Battlefield 2042, Koch Media's (and by extension Deep Silver's) unclear E3 plans, Watch Dogs' upcoming Legion of the Dead DLC, early June Game Pass additions, No Man's Sky's Prizm update, the Crysis Trilogy Remastered announcement, Far Cry 6 won't have a map editor or arcade mode, Flight Simulator might finally be coming to console soon, and EA randomly delisting legacy Need for Speed titles. We also discuss games we've been playing including Mass Effect Legendary Edition, Mass Effect Andromeda, Snowrunner, MLB The Show 21 and Marvel's Avengers.
This week in the news we discuss the gameplay and release date reveal for Far Cry 6, a release date for Dying Light 2: Stay Human was finally revealed, announcements from the Sonic Central livestream, Xbox & Bethesda's E3 plans, the future of The Outer Worlds and first-party RPGs on Xbox, Halo Combat Evolved got a pretty major update on the MCC, June Games with Gold and Borderlands 3 cross-play... We also discuss games we've been playing including Marvel's Avengers, Maneater, Death Stranding, Snowrunner, MLB The Show 21 (and Gus finally getting the Legendary Tier IJN Yamato in World of Warships Legends).
This week in the news we discuss the agreed sale of WarnerMedia to Discovery, Inc., the rebirth of Free Radical to make a new TimeSplitters, EA forming a new studio to make an open-world action-adventure game, the future of Outriders, EA PGA Tour confirmed for a Spring 2022 release and “Major Tournament exclusivity” compared to 2K Sports’ golf game, the final Xbox Game Pass additions and subtractions for May, Bethesda and Microsoft combining their E3 presentations, the upcoming Saints Row the Third Remastered Series X/S update, Grand Theft Auto V Series X/S release date, 2K’s arcade football game delay and the Destiny 2 cross-play beta. We also discuss games we’ve been playing including Marvel’s Avengers, Snowrunner, Mass Effect Legendary Edition and MLB The Show 21. #xbox
This week in the news we discuss the release of Mass Effect Legendary Edition, Ubisoft’s free to play strategy, leaks surrounding The Division Heartland, leaked Starfield screenshots & further details on possible exclusivity, Microsoft and Xbox’s efforts fighting scalpers with Console Purchase Pilot, Call of Duty Warzone’s 80’s Action Heroes, the May Xbox Dashboard update, Dirt 5 Red Bull Revolution update, EA Play Live & Quakecon 2021 dates, Minecraft Dungeons Hidden Depths DLC release date, D&D Dark Alliance coming to Game Pass, and if Bruce Willis will voice John McClane in Warzone.
This week in the news we discuss the announcement of The Division: Heartland, a huge list of additions to FPS Boost, Fable using the Forza engine, the potential of a NetherRealm Marvel game, EA acquisition of Metal Head, May Game Pass additions, Metro Exodus Series X/S enhancements release date, Minecraft Dungeons cross-save, Gamescom switch to digital-only event and additions to E3 2021. We also discuss games we’ve been playing including Apex Legends, Marvel’s Avengers, and Mass Effect Andromeda.
This week in the news we discuss IO Interactive’s Project Dragon RPG and potential Xbox exclusivity, Apex Legends’ new permanent 3v3 Arenas mode, Konami pulling out of E3, Xbox quarterly financial performance, May Games with Gold, Jedi Fallen Order Series X/S update, Fall Galls delay, upcoming Xbox Game Pass additions, People Can Fly’s new studio acquisition and leaked internal EA FIFA documents about pushing players to Ultimate Team. We also discuss games we’ve been playing including Mass Effect Andromeda, Call of Duty Warzone, PC Building Simulator and Forza Horizon 4 via Xbox Cloud Beta.
This week in the news we discuss our impressions of MLB The Show 21, evidence pointing towards a Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic remake from Aspyr Media, Xbox Cloud Streaming beta arriving on iOS and PC, the Call of Duty Warzone nuke event and Verdansk 1984 map, April’s dashboard update, 13 EA games joining the FPS Boost program, Discord staying independent, Respawn working on a new IP, Call of Duty Warzone updates for Series X, and April additions and removals for Xbox Game Pass. We also discuss games we’ve been playing including Outriders, Resident Evil 3, MLB The Show 21, and World of Warships: Legends
This week in the news we discuss whether the next Bioshock should be open world, the Minecraft Caves & Cliffs update being delayed and split into two pieces, more E3 2021 updates, Ubisoft sunsetting online features for several legacy Rainbow 6 games, Alexa integration for Xbox Game Pass, a short delay of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s Wrath of the Druids, Cyberpunk 2077 Hotfix 1.21, and Flight Simulator Xbox release window. We also discuss games we’ve been playing including Outriders, Grand Theft Auto Online, World of Warships Legends, and more.
This week in the news we discuss a rumor that Xbox is talking to Hideo Kojima about publishing his next game, EA Sports’ acquisition of the exclusive rights to The Masters and Augusta National for its recently announced PGA Tour game, confirmed details for an all-digital E3 2021, background on MLB’s decision to put The Show 21 on Game Pass, and April Game Pass additions (and subtractions). We also discuss games we’ve been playing including Outriders, Resident Evil 3, Batman Arkham City, World of Warships Legends, and Grand Theft Auto Online.
This week in the news we discuss MLB The Show 21 launching into Game Pass, Cyberpunk 2077 patch 1.2 improvements, Cyberpunk’s multiplayer future, CD Projekt Red’s 2021 roadmap, the return of EA Sports PGA Tour, Alan Wake 2 rumors, Bang & Olufsen Beoplay Portal Headphones for Xbox, backwards compatible games joining Cloud Beta, a new delay for Lego Star Wars The Skywalker Saga, ExoMecha release date, The Elder Scrolls Online Series X/S enhancements getting a release date, and April Games with Gold. We also discuss games we’ve been playing including the brand new Outriders, Wolfenstein: The Old Blood, Guacamelee 2, and Avengers Taking A.I.M.
This week in the news we discuss highlights from the ID@Xbox Twitch Showcase, what a potential Microsoft acquisition of Discord could mean, details on Hitman 3’s Seven Deadly Sins expansion, MLB The Show 21 features and first Xbox Series X gameplay, free to play games no longer requiring Xbox Live Gold, two new controller designs made partially from post-consumer recycled plastics, Call of Duty WW2: Vanguard leaks, the upcoming Xbox Spring Sale, one-handed swords finally arriving in Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, and a delay for Turtle Rock’s Back 4 Blood. We also discuss games we’ve been playing including Control, Guacamelee 2, Stellaris, Cyberpunk 2077, and Wolfenstein: The Old Blood
This week in the news we discuss 2K’s acquisition of PGA Tour 2K21 developer HB Studios and their long-term partnership with Tiger Woods, Xbox Live rebranding as Xbox Network, the announcement that Gotham Knights is delayed to 2022, announcements from Square Enix Presents, Marvel’s Avengers 2021 roadmap, Cyberpunk 2077’s upcoming patch 1.2, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s transmogrification system & Wrath of the Druids expansion release date, Game Pass additions for the 2nd half of March 2021, Xbox Twitch Indie Showcase, an upcoming Age of Empires event, a leak for a possible Jedi Fallen Order next-gen upgrade, and EA Play on Game Pass PC. We also discuss games we’ve been playing including Marvel’s Avengers expansions, Fallout 4 with FPS Boost, The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion on its 15th birthday, Cyberpunk 2077, and more...
This week in the news we discuss Microsoft’s acquisition of Bethesda finally being complete and what that means for the future of exclusivity, a FIFA Ultimate Team scandal at EA, Halo Infinite reveals from the Ask343 video, an Elden Ring leaked trailer, The Outer Worlds’ final DLC date announcement and what that could mean for Obsidian, upcoming Game Pass additions and teases, Square Enix’s March 18 digital event agenda, the actor who plays Bayek of Siwa founding a game studio partnering with EA Originals, the March Xbox dashboard update, and announcements from Paradox Insider. We also discuss games we’ve been playing including Doom Eternal, Doom 64, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, and more...
This week in the news we discuss the SEC’s March 5th approval of the Bethesda acquisition, the announcement of Aliens: Fireteam, Criterion moving to support Battlefield 6 development, Grand Theft Auto V’s future “enhanced” version, Epic Games’ purchase of Mediatonic, 343 adding back accessories to Halo 3, big sports games added to Game Pass, and Watch Dogs Legion Online delaying Tactical Operations. We also discuss games we’ve been playing including Madden NFL 21, Outriders Demo, Avengers Taking A.I.M. and more...
This week we go over our impressions of the Outriders Demo, Black Ops Cold War Outbreak, and give our final thoughts on Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. In the news, we discuss the death of the Anthem Next reboot, Dragon Age 4 ditching live-service to focus on single-player, rumors of a potential March Xbox event, upcoming Destiny 2 changes, Watch Dogs Legion adding multiplayer, the Forza Horizon 4 Hot Wheels car pack and unrelated Hot Wheels Unleashed announcement aimed for September, plus the Halo series’s move to Paramount+, the Cyberpunk 1.2 patch delay to late March, THPS1+2 Series X/S enhancements, EA canceling Gaia, Game Pass additions and Games with Gold for March.
This week in the news we discuss the new Xbox FPS boost feature for backward compatible games, the recently announced Xbox Wireless Headset, details for the new Outriders demo, Black Ops Cold War Season 2, WB patenting the Nemesis System, the revival of Six Days in Fallujah, Bungie’s expansion plans, Metro Exodus Series X/S enhancements, Xbox tidbits from Nintendo Direct and Blizzcon, plus GamePass additions for the 2nd half of February. We also discuss games we’ve been playing including Titanfall 2, Project Winter, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Control, and Wreckfest.
This week in the news we discuss the recent hack of CD Projekt Red, Ubisoft’s outlook on future AAA titles, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s booming success, Grand Theft Auto V’s continuing sales numbers defy logic, EA’s stubborn refusal to let Anthem die, 343’s confirmation that there is no more Halo Wars planned (for now), E3 officially going digital for 2021, Minecraft Dungeons’ 4th DLC announced, Tales from the Borderlands returning, Crash Bandicoot 4 coming to Series X/S, Achievements coming back to Xbox mobile app and 60 fps back compatible enhancements may be coming soon. We also discuss games we’ve been playing including Control, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War Zombies, and World of Warships Legends.
This week in the news we discuss the first official details for Mass Effect Legendary Edition, the return of EA’s College Football game, MLB The Show 21’s release date announcement, Embracer Group’s acquisition of Gearbox Entertainment, February Game Pass additions, the European Union’s ruling date for Microsoft’s Bethesda acquisition, and Prince of Persia The Sands of Time remake's indefinite delay.We also discuss games we’ve been playing including Habroxia 2, Control, Cold War Zombies Firebase Z, Battlefield V, and more...
This week in the news we discuss leaked MLB The Show 21 Xbox box art, Tomb Raider uniting legacy and new trilogy timelines into one canon, fresh Lego Star Wars The Skywalker Saga details, Remedy’s handling of Control’s next-gen evolution, Ninja Theory ending Bleeding Edge content updates, Elder Scrolls Online Blackwood’s reveal amidst a year dedicated to Oblivion, Dragon Age 4’s possible setting, Hitman 3’s success, Marvel’s Avengers next War Table, the new EA studio Full Circle and Biomutant’s release date. We also discuss games we’ve been playing including Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Madden NFL 21, Olija, Hitman 3, Control and more...
This week in the news we discuss the controversial Xbox Live Gold price increase that was hastily reversed, Vicarious Visions being folded into Blizzard, the backlash to “new” Halo 3 armor, Cyberpunk 2077 Patch 1.1, Resident Evil Village’s May release date, February Games with Gold, and the second wave of Game Pass additions for January 2021. We also discuss games we’ve been playing including the newly released Hitman 3, upcoming indie title Olija from Devolver Digital, CoD Cold War Zombies, and the never-ending saga that is Assassin’s Creed Valhalla.
This week in the news we discuss the return of Lucasfilm Games, the announcement of Ubisoft Massive’s open-world Star Wars game, the announcement of a new Indiana Jones game from Todd Howard and MachineGames, the path ahead for Cyberpunk 2077, NPD Group’s 2020 sales charts, Mass Effect Legendary Edition’s leaked release date, the new Pulse Red controller, Hogwarts Legacy’s delay, and a new zombies map is coming to Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War very soon.
This week in the news we discuss an Xbox Series XS trademark, a possible tease for the Elder Scrolls Hammerfell, Outriders was delayed again and a demo announced, Madden 21 and Spongebob crossover, inXile’s next RPG might be an FPS, Forza Horizon 4 is teasing the C8 Corvette, STALKER 2 will have ray tracing and January Game Pass additions. Plus first impressions from our preview of Olija.
This week we talk about our time with Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Gears 5 Hivebusters, Call of the Sea and Gears Tactics during downtime over the holidays. Plus in a light news week we discuss a fresh rumor that Ubisoft+ may be coming to Game Pass this year, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla getting transmogrification, rumor that Netflix is developing an Elder Scrolls series, January Games with Gold games and tease for a returning Game Pass game.
This week we go through our favorite games that we played in 2019 and look ahead to the games we are anticipating most in 2020. We also discuss what the end of the console generation has meant for games this year and which games missed the mark the most in 2019. Happy New Year!
This week in the news we discuss the stumblings of Cyberpunk 2077 including the blowback to the issues on base consoles, save file corruption, and the recent patches. In other news 343 Industries outlines updates to Master Chief Collection coming in 2021, Halo Xbox 360 games are sunsetting online features in December 2021, BioWare is getting the band back together for the next Mass Effect, Control announced the release date for Series S/X enhanced versions including ray-tracing, Assassin’s Creed added seasonal Yule Festival event to Valhalla and Among Us is coming to Xbox consoles and Game Pass in 2021.
This week we discuss the release of Cyberpunk 2077! We also break down the interesting reveals from The Game Awards including the announcement of Perfect Dark, Cyberpunk 2077 in Forza Horizon 4, Flight Simulator Xbox release window, Dragon Age 4 trailer, the next Mass Effect tease, and a few other tidbits. In other news from the week, Halo Infinite has a new release window, Gears 5 Hivebusters DLC got a release date, big Destiny 2 features coming in 2021, Xbox Cloud Streaming is coming to PC and iOS in Spring 2021, EA is competing with Take-Two to buy Codemasters, Scott Pilgrim vs The World Remaster got a release date, Prince of Persia Remake was delayed, Deathloop and Ghostwire Tokyo exclusivity window revealed and more new games coming to game pass in December including Skyrim.
This week in the news we discuss big changes at Bioware, Dragon Age 4 upcoming reveal, a Halo Infinite timing rumor, Master Chief coming to Fortnite, Batman Arkham Knight being updated after 5 years, Game Pass app pre-installs, Cyberpunk 2077 Multiplayer, State of Decay 2 Series X updates and December Game Pass additions. We also discuss games we’ve been playing including Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, John Wick Hex, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Star Wars Squadrons and Need for Speed Heat.
This week in the news we discuss next-gen upgrades for Metro Exodus, the next Metro game, the multiplayer potential of Metro, 4A games new IP, Read Dead Online standalone release, Fallout 76 Steel Dawn early release, Fornite Crew subscription value proposition, Watch Dogs Legion multiplayer delay, Rainbow 6 Siege 120 FPS update, Minecraft Dungeons Season Pass 2, Cuphead DLC delay, Control December Game Pass tease, and December Games with Gold. We also discuss games we’ve been playing including Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War, Mars Horizon, Crusader Kings 3, and Assassin’s Creed Odyssey.
This week we discuss games we’ve been playing including Mars Horizon, Spider-Man Miles Morales, Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War Zombies and Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. In the news this week Star Wars Squadrons is getting more free DLC, Black Friday deals are here, IO Interactive is working on a 007 game, Far Cry 6’s new release date may have been revealed, Gears 5 is relaunching its multiplayer with lots of new content, Embracer Group went on another buying spree, Crossfire X is delayed, Halo Infinite update coming soon and when Series X might not be so hard to find.
This week we discuss the launch of the Xbox Series X and our time with the new console including Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War, and others. In the news Xbox officially had its biggest launch ever, Microsoft is still interested in acquiring more game studios, Fallout 76 is getting the Brotherhood of Steel very soon, Fortnite is considering an optional subscription, Destiny 2 is getting 120 fps multiplayer, Minecraft Dungeons cross-play has a release date, Take-Two is acquiring Codemasters and the next round of Games with Gold is here.
This week in the news we discuss the Mass Effect Legendary Edition announcement, a new Mass Effect game, Star Wars Squadrons Series X|S upgrades, EA Motive’s next game, Take-Two acquiring Codemasters, Starfield tidbits from Todd Howard, Xbox Series X|S launch day, The Medium delay, Godfall potentially coming to Xbox, Ubisoft’s Avatar game delay, Jedi Fallen Order joining EA Play, Disney+ perk tease for Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and we look ahead to Series X launch next week. We also discuss games we’ve been playing including Doom Eternal The Ancient Gods Part 1, The Witcher 3, Full Spectrum Warrior, Apex Legends Season 7, PUBG Season 9 and Assassin’s Creed Odyssey.