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February’s free Xbox Games With Gold titles are about bikes and horror

January 30, 2020

It’s the end of January and you know what that means — a fresh wave of free games are on their way to Xbox Games With Gold. February’s Xbox Games With Gold offerings are a genre grab bag. Motorcycle Grand Prix simulator TT Isle of Man: Ride on the Edge and Call of Cthulhu are […]

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January’s Xbox Games With Gold features Celeste and the best Far Cry game ever made

December 20, 2018

It’s almost 2019, and that means a whole new year of free games for Xbox Live Gold subscribers. With December’s Games With Gold lineup finally winding down, January’s selection have been announced and they are very bloody good indeed. The month’s selections are four games, divided as always into two Xbox One titles and two […]

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Here are your free Xbox Games with Gold titles for April

April 3, 2018

Another month, another collection of free games for Xbox Live subscribers. This month’s offerings, from puzzlers to survival horror, are once again doing their best to offer a little something for everyone. Hit the jump for the list.

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More Xbox 360 games are now backwards compatible, Xbox One X Enhanced

February 28, 2018

Xbox have announced today that a handful of fresh Xbox 360 titles coming to their backward compatibility program. Further, all four of these games have been updated with Xbox One X Enhanced compatibility meaning they’ll look nicer and run better on the higher end hardware.

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Here are your free Xbox Games With Gold titles for March

February 20, 2018

With March now looming in the middle distance, Xbox have announced the titles that will be going free across their network this month and it follows a similar trend to last month — something for the grown ups and something for the kids.

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February’s Xbox Games With Gold titles include Shadow Warrior and Split/Second

January 25, 2018

It’s that time of the month again where console owners crane their necks to see what they can squeeze out of the corporate overlords, and this month is a bit up and down for Xbox owners.

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Games Review: NBA 2K18 retains its crown as the king of basketball simulation

September 25, 2017

The NBA 2k series has dominated the basketball simulator landscape for about a decade now and, with NBA 2K18 finally on our shelves, it’s safe to say that this series still holds the crown. Quite simply, this is the best NBA game you can play right now. Coming up against the NBA Live series for the first […]

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May’s Xbox Games with Gold is hype for Star Wars

April 21, 2017

Every month, Xbox Live furnishes its subscribers with a suite of up to four free games — typically two for Xbox One and two for those still running the older Xbox 360 hardware. It’s rare that the last-gen titles on offer are as interesting as the newer, but next month’s Star Wars flavoured offering may prove […]

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Go big or go home: Microsoft reveals Project Scorpio’s insane tech specs

April 6, 2017

Microsoft’s Xbox division have never been ones to shy away from a good boast. When they claimed last year that their forthcoming console, codenamed Project Scorpio, would be the most powerful ever made, it was all too easy for us in the gaming press to arch a skeptical eyebrow. We’re happy to admit when we were wrong […]

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Telltale’s first Marvel adventure series is Guardians of the Galaxy

December 3, 2016

Telltale Games have announced their next episodic adventure series during The Game Awards 2016. Guardians of the Galaxy will be the company’s first foray into the Marvel universe.

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Telltale’s The Walking Dead: A New Frontier premiere is a two-parter

December 2, 2016

A first among their increasingly storied library of titles, Telltale Games will kick off the new season of their popular adventure games based on The Walking Dead by dropping two episodes on Day One. Hit the jump to check out the latest trailer.

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Telltale’s The Walking Dead: Season Three starts next month

November 22, 2016

Telltale Games have announced that the third season of their acclaimed episodic adventure series based on The Walking Dead, entitled The New Frontier, will kick off on December 20.

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Video Games Review: Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20th Anniversary Celebration (PS4, 2016)

October 28, 2016

Let’s get it out of the way early: Tomb Raider has a lot to thank Uncharted for. Well, the current rebooted Tomb Raider anyway. This isn’t your childhood Lara Croft. She may have come first but when Crystal Dynamics launched their new, hardened Lara in 2013, it was pretty obvious they were channeling Naughty Dog. But […]

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Telltale announces free premiere episode of Minecraft: Story Mode

October 21, 2016

Telltale Games has announced that they are releasing the season premiere episode of the popular Minecraft: Story Mode – A Telltale Games Series for free. The episodic point-and-click adventure has eight episodes in total, at a price of $9.35 AUS per episode on Xbox One and $7.99 on iOS, which means that the newest discount will […]

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Video Games Review: FIFA 17 (PS4, 2016)

October 20, 2016

GOOOAAAAL. With the usual patronising phrasework out of the way, let’s talk about football.

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Video Games Review: Madden NFL 17 (PS4, 2016)

September 5, 2016

Remember in the late-2000’s when Madden was terrible for a while there? Those dark days are well and truly over. For the third year running, Madden NFL 17 proves itself to be one of the industry’s best examples of a developer not only taking feedback on board, but doing something with it.

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Want an Xbox Onesie? This might be your best chance to get one

August 25, 2016

Microsoft have announced that they will be pointing punters at a limited number of the new Xbox Onesie garment this very afternoon via their social channels at 5:30PM AEST time.

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Video Games Review: Batman: The Telltale Series – Episode 1 (Xbox One, 2016)

August 6, 2016

Those genius folk over at Telltale Games are back. While we all anxiously await the new chapter in their popular Walking Dead series, we can add another great monthly treat to our games library. Batman: The Telltale Series.

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First Batman: The Telltale Series trailer teases dense, Wayne-centric plot

July 19, 2016

The World Premiere trailer for Telltale’s upcoming Batman adventure released overnight. The trailer provides a glimpse of how the five-episode series will tackle one of comics’ most beloved and iconic characters when it arrives early next month. Hit the jump to see it for yourself.

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Microsoft withdraws Gamescom press conference, will host external fan event instead

July 13, 2016

Microsoft has announced it will be holding an Xbox fan event in the midst of the Gamescom 2016 conference, rather than moving forward with its usual press briefing. The new event will allow fans to get some hands-on time with a number of the Xbox One’s most anticipated future releases.

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Video Games Review: Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens (PS4, 2016)

July 11, 2016

I feel like I owe The Force Awakens a pretty significant debt. It’s not only brought the Star Wars franchise back to life in the post-prequels era but now it’s returning the license to the Lego series to lift them out of their slump following Lego Marvel’s Avengers. This new entry in the Lego series is amongst the its very […]

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Xbox’s Major Nelson is this year’s keynote speaker at PAX AUS

July 7, 2016

Larry Hyrb, best known to Xbox fans around the world by his online handle Major Nelson, has just been announced as the Storytime keynote address speaker at this year’s PAX Australia convention in Melbourne.

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Here are your Xbox Live Games with Gold titles for July

June 28, 2016

Microsoft have announced that The Banner Saga 2, Stoic’s sequel to their 2014 RPG, will make its debut on Xbox One as part of their Games with Gold program.

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E3 2016: Crash Bandicoot returns, but probably not in the way you were hoping for

June 15, 2016

90’s gaming mascot Crash Bandicoot will return to Sony PlayStation platforms this year as part of Skylanders Imaginators. He will then be back in 2017 in an HD remaster of the first three games in the Crash series.

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E3 2016: Telltale’s The Walking Dead: Season 3 kicks off in Q3, Batman to premiere at E3

June 8, 2016

Telltale Games are gearing up to release both the third season of their popular series based on The Walking Dead and their new title Batman: A Telltale Games Series this year. The company has now confirmed the release window for both, plus their E3 intentions on Twitter.

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FIFA 17 releasing September 29, moving to Frostbite engine

June 8, 2016

This year’s installment of the venerable FIFA franchise will become the second EA Sports property to move to the Frostbite engine, the same one used to power Star Wars Battlefront, Battlefield and Dragon Age: Inquisition. Also: new trailer!

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E3 2016: Here’s your complete livestream guide (in local time!) **UPDATED**

June 6, 2016

It’s almost time for the greatest show in video games, the video game Christmas in June, the great yearly pilgrimage of our people. E3 2016 is just around the corner, is what we’re saying. Want to catch all the action live, as it happens? Look no further. Hit the jump to see every single livestream […]

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Microsoft officially ends Xbox 360 production after 10 years

April 21, 2016

Vale, Xbox 360. You served us well. Microsoft have officially ceased production of Xbox 360 consoles, according to a company announcement this morning.

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March 28, 2016

I am not a military or war history buff. I know a number of guys who can wax rhapsodic about certain World War II weapons and vehicles in the same way many of us can enthuse about our favourite pop-culture artifacts, but I’ve never really understood what it was about these machines that captured their […]

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Video Games Review: The Walking Dead: Michonne – Episode 1 (PS4, 2016)

February 26, 2016

It’s been a while since Telltale Games have visited The Walking Dead franchise, but they certainly haven’t been slacking off. It seems everybody with an established universe wants Telltale to, er…tell a tale using their signature style. The team were simultaneously delivering content for Tales from the Borderlands, Game of Thrones and Minecraft: Story Mode, […]

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