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Airborne Kingdom is a City Building Gem

blank When it comes to city builders on consoles, the results are generally poor. Even if the game is rock solid, the controls don't often translate well to controllers. These are games primarily built for a mouse and keyboard. Yet somehow Airborne Kingdom deals with those issues with ease, and provides a fantastic experience that is a must play for any city building fan.

 

Xbox adds 70+titles to backwards compatibility

blank As part of their 20th anniversary celebration Microsoft announced the following, just when you thought they literally had everything on backwards compatibility.   At Xbox, we believe in celebrating gaming and preserving its legacy. No other art form offers the opportunity to be immersed in expansive universes through the combination of stunning visuals, evocative music, emotion-driven storytelling and interactive, living worlds. Since 2015, the backward compatibility program for Xbox ...

 

Xbox Celebrates 20 Years

blank Today is the day that the Xbox brand celebrates 20 years. It's a fantastic milestone for a company who has experienced many ups and downs. The highs of the Xbox 360, the lows of the Xbox One, and the mind boggling success of Xbox Game Pass have all shaped the company many of us know and love. And it's their birthday.

 
 

SteamWorld Headhunter Revealed

blank A new SteamWorld game was revealed at Thunderful Games digital event today! We have the details below. SteamWorld Headhunter was revealed during Thunderful Games digital event, Thunderful World, today. In a press release we received it was described as “a stylised and colourful, third-person co-op action adventure with a head-popping twist.” It will be keeping “the style and charm that’s helped make SteamWorld such a beloved franchise” while taking the franchise into ...

 

Forza Horizons 5 Reminds Me How Good Game Pass Is

blank The launch of Forza Horizon 5 has once again solidified with me how it is without a doubt the best online subscription service for video games. Not only is Microsoft providing us with a ton of new games month-to-month, but are still releasing ALL first party titles on the service. On day one. Outstanding.

 

Mark Hamill Will Host Thunderful Games Digital Event on November 10th

blank Thunderful Games will have a digital event on November 10th and Mark Hamill will be the host! We have the details below. Thunderful Games digital event ‘Thunderful World’ will air on November 10th at 1pm central and be on Youtube, Twitch, and the Thunderful Website. Mark Hamill of Star Wars fame will be the host! According to a press release that we received there will be “a ton of exciting new game reveals and announcements from Thunderful.” Also “The event…

 
 

Danger: NFTs – DLC Has Levelled Up

blank There’s a very important topic of conversation that is getting buried behind Digital Foundry videos, arguments about whose console loads the fastest and hype for games that probably don’t exist. NFTs are confusing, mysterious and coming to the game industry at a rate of knots. It’s time to be very afraid. Why should you be worried? Imagine the early days of DLC – horse armour and the like – and then imagine it was 100 times more exploitative. Imagine that…

 

The GTA Trilogy Remaster is Just Wrong – And I Want It

blank Re-releasing Grand Theft Auto 3, Vice City and San Andreas with only a handful of improvements is ridiculous. It’s lazy. It’s outrageous. But the GTA Trilogy Remaster is something I’m totally down for. Here’s the problem: these three games are incredibly good. More than that, they ooze nostalgia. To play them with improved controls and graphics will restore them back to the level I thought they were back in the early noughties. Believe me, I know that releasing the ...

 

Halo Infinite Campaign showcased today

blank After not hearing or seeing a peep about it in over a year, Microsoft finally pulled pack the curtain a little on the Halo Infinite campaign today in a video showcase. While they have been very forthcoming in letting folks know all about (and even play a bunch of times) the multiplayer aspects of the game. Little has been showing in a long time, last time we saw it there was much industry disappointment with outdated graphics (see Craig). After…

 
 

Being the Best at Scream Deathmatch in Call of Duty

blank As far as Halloween-themed game modes go, Call of Duty’s latest is a winner. Scream Deathmatch – I know! – has you play as either a witless victim or Scream in something completely unlike anything else in the game. In most games you’ll be tasked with simply surviving. Hide from two Scream killers for as long as you possibly can, earning points for every other survivor you outlast. But you’ll also take the role of the killer. You’ll be made…