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  1. Alex Wright

    Shredders, a snowboarding game, coming to Xbox

    Shredders, a snowboarding game, from Foam Punch Games, was announced during the Xbox and Bethesda E3 2021 showcase, and is inspired by Amped: Freestyle Snowboarding, a fan favourite exclusive on the original Xbox. It has also taken inspiration from snowboarding movies, as well as popular...
  2. Alex Wright

    Grounded Shroom & Doom Update adds Achievements, new features

    Grounded The Shroom & Doom Update will add Achievements and a series of other new features, almost a year after the game first launched into early access. The new features added include the ability to sit down, companion pets and mushrooms. A giant spider enemy will also be added in the form of...
  3. Alex Wright

    Microsoft Flight Simulator coming to Xbox Series X|S in July

    Microsoft Flight Simulator is coming to Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S, alongside Xbox Game Pass, on 27 July 2021, the publisher revealed during the Xbox and Bethesda E3 2021 showcase. There was no mention of the originally announced Xbox One version, which appears to be cancelled in favour of...
  4. Alex Wright

    Slime Rancher 2 coming to Xbox Game Pass in 2022

    Slime Rancher 2 is coming to Xbox Game Pass in 2022, as revealed during the Xbox and Bethesda E3 2021 showcase. Developer Monomi Park said: The first Slime Rancher was released on PS4, Xbox One and Windows PC back in 2017. Check out the announcement trailer, below. Slime Rancher 2 heads to...
  5. Alex Wright

    Halo Infinite gets new story teaser, multiplayer gameplay trailer

    Halo Infinite will launch “with no barriers” across Xbox consoles and PC, offering free-to-play multiplayer on all available platforms, Microsoft has asserted. On Xbox Series X, multiplayer will run at 120 FPS. The free multiplayer and paid campaign mode, also included in Xbox Game Pass, will...
  6. Alex Wright

    Party Animals coming to Xbox Game Pass in 2022

    Party Animals is coming to Xbox Game Pass in 2022 as announced during the Xbox and Bethesda E3 2021 showcase. Brawl across wild multiplayer modes and choose to fight either with or against your friends. The title offers players the chance to fight it out to be the last one standing in the...
  7. Alex Wright

    Psychonauts 2 coming August 2021

    Psychonauts 2 is coming to PC and Xbox consoles on 25 August 2021, Xbox announced during its E3 showcase. The title, developed by Double Fine Productions, was originally announced as a multiplatform title back in 2015. As Microsoft is honouring legacy deals from the companies it has acquired...
  8. Alex Wright

    Contraband coming to Xbox Game Pass on launch

    Contraband, from Avalanche Studios, is coming to Xbox Game Pass on launch as announced during the Xbox and Bethesda E3 2021 showcase. The title is a co-op open world shooter described by the developer as "a co-op smuggler’s paradise set in the fictional world of 1970s Bayan." We'll keep you...
  9. Alex Wright

    S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 coming to Xbox Game Pass in 2022

    S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 Heart of Chernobyl will be coming to Xbox Game Pass on launch, 28 April 2022, Microsoft announced during the Xbox and Bethesda E3 2021 showcase. Developer GSC Game World promises a “true” current-gen experience, without a hint of cross-gen in-sight, targeting a native 4K...
  10. Alex Wright

    Xbox Cloud Gaming coming to Australia, Brazil, Japan and Mexico in 2021

    Xbox Cloud Gaming will be coming to Australia, Brazil, Japan and Mexico, later this year, and is included as part of a Game Pass Ultimate subscription. It’s currently available in Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Korea...
  11. Alex Wright

    Xbox consoles remain as flagship, despite growth on PC

    Xbox has announced its expansion of its Cloud Gaming service, but assures its customers that it is still committed to Xbox consoles, despite growth on PC. In a presentation discussing the future of gaming at Microsoft, Xbox VP of Gaming Experiences & Platforms, Liz Hamren, said: Growth on...
  12. Alex Wright

    Xbox to release first-party games every quarter

    Xbox continues to grow its first-party games, and with the recent acquisition of Bethesda, it now has a total of 23 development studios. During a presentation about the future of gaming at Microsoft, Head of Xbox Game Studios, Matt Booty, has revealed that Xbox is looking to release first-party...
  13. Alex Wright

    Xbox Game Pass coming to TVs through Cloud Gaming

    Microsoft has announced that Xbox Game Pass will be streamed directly on TVs through Cloud Gaming. While it reiterated that consoles remain the “flagship experience”, all that will be required to play Game Pass content on a compatible TV is a controller, without the need for additional hardware...
  14. Alex Wright

    Xbox Cloud Gaming coming to PC, consoles and web browsers

    Microsoft's Xbox Cloud Gaming is expanding to more devices this year, with support coming to PC, consoles and web browser compatible devices, as well as being embedded directly into TVs. Cloud Gaming will be added to the Xbox app on PC, later this year. While games can still be downloaded and...
  15. Alex Wright

    Xbox looks to be more approachable, inclusive and accessible

    Xbox Head Phil Spencer has said that Microsoft is “committed to providing a safe and welcoming community for everyone,” which includes being accessible, approachable, welcoming, safe and inclusive. Dave McCarthy, Xbox VP of Product Services, said: The new Xbox Accessibility Guidelines have...
  16. Alex Wright

    Microsoft to introduce new subscription offerings for Xbox Game Pass

    Microsoft is looking to introduce different types of Xbox Game Pass subscriptions, using Xbox All Access as an example of different ways to get people playing games. In a presentation surrounding the future of Xbox, Liz Hamren, VP of Gaming Experiences & Platforms, said: With the announcement...
  17. Alex Wright

    Xbox to expand globally beyond non-English speaking markets

    Xbox is looking to expand it's footprint globally by reaching new consumers who have never experienced Xbox or Windows gaming before. It wants to be accessible on more devices through its Cloud Gaming and to also expand its geographic reach into non-speaking markets, making it it's top priority...
  18. Alex Wright

    'Why Microsoft is all in on gaming,' says CEO Satya Nadella

    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has declared his company is 'all in on gaming', aligning Xbox with Microsoft's mission statement. During a presentation focusing on the future of gaming at Microsoft, Satya Nadella told Xbox Head Phil Spencer: Nadella spoke ahead of information surrounding the...
  19. Alex Wright

    Original Xbox dashboard theme available now on Xbox Series X|S

    A new dynamic theme for Xbox Series X|S has been added to the dashboard by Microsoft, evoking the dashboard animation of the original Xbox console. The animated theme, named "The Original", should now be available to all Xbox Series X|S owners. The Verge's Tom Warren shared preview over...
  20. Alex Wright

    Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance is being ported to PC later this year

    Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance is an action-RPG released early 2000s for the PS2 and Xbox. The title never got a PC release, but that will change later this year. Last week, IGN reported a re-release of Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance coming soon to consoles and will support 4K resolution. The title...
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