Games with Gold August 2014 Free Games List Detailed

Xbox 360

Microsoft has announced the Games with Gold August 2014 free games list, and Xbox 360 owners in particular should be very pleased. Of the two free Xbox 360 games in August, one is an absolute must-own. Xbox One owners aren't left in the dark, however, with one of the August 2014 free games being a former Xbox One launch title. The Xbox One Games with Gold for August surprisingly lasts all month, as both free games will be available from Aug. 1-31. Xbox 360 owners will see the expected two free Games with Gold in August, but they'll be … [Read more...]

Neverwinter Free-to-Play MMO to be Xbox One Exclusive

Xbox One Console

As soon as The Elder Scrolls Online said it'd have a monthly fee, many Xbox One owners started looking for MMO RPG alternatives. Today Cryptic Studios announced their Neverwinter free-to-play MMO is one such option, as it will ship as a console-exclusive for Xbox One in 2015. The announcement marks the first time Cryptic Studios' popular Neverwinter free-to-play MMO will appear on a console. Neverwinter is set in the Dungeons & Dragons Forgotten Realms universe. The Xbox One version of Neverwinter will launch alongside a PC … [Read more...]

Pinball FX2 Xbox One Delayed, But Xbox 360 Tables Will Transfer

Xbox One Console

The Pinball FX2 Xbox One version has been delayed until sometime in August, Zen Studios announced today. The game was originally scheduled to launch Wednesday. However, the delay comes with very good reason: it means Zen Studios will have time to make all Pinball FX2 Xbox 360 tables transfer for free to the Xbox One version. Consumers were originally going to need to purchase all-new Xbox One versions of their Pinball FX2 Xbox 360 tables. Naturally, the news that they'd need to pay for content they conceptually already purchased rubbed … [Read more...]

John Cena Named WWE 2K15 Cover Superstar

WWE 2K15

WWE 2K15 marks the first time the wrestling franchise will appear on PS4 or Xbox One. It'll also mark the first time John Cena will grace its cover, as Cena has been named the WWE 2K15 cover athlete. In WWE's terms, Cena is technically the "cover superstar." But whatever. WWE 2K15 is being developed for Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4 and PS3. The WWE 2K15 release date is Oct. 28 in North America and Oct. 31 internationally. It will release simultaneously on all platforms, without any hubbub over timed exclusivity. Cena has … [Read more...]

Pinball FX2 Xbox One Releases Free this Week

Pinball FX2

Zen Studios is all queued-up to release a Pinball FX2 Xbox One version this Wednesday (July 31), complete with a whole host of Pinball FX2 tables ready for download. Some tables will be included in Pinball FX2 for Xbox One, while others will have a fee to download. Pinball FX2 will arrive as a free download on Xbox One with nearly the entire Pinball FX2 library available on day one. Nearly all the Pinball FX2 tables will be available on Xbox One from the start, with the Star Wars Pinball table packs, all Marvel Pinball tables, Plants vs. … [Read more...]

Co-Op Rocks New Sunset Overdrive Gameplay Trailer

Sunset Overdrive Xbox One

Insomniac Games has always been keen on multiplayer action and crazy gunplay. As if you needed more proof, the studio has released a new Sunset Overdrive gameplay trailer that shows those concepts are alive and well in the Xbox One-exclusive shooter. Microsoft and Insomniac first unveiled Sunset Overdrive's co-op multiplayer at E3, but the video below is the first time the public has gotten more insight into the game's co-op experience Chaos Squad. Players will be able to go straight from the game's campaign to Chaos Squad in-game. If a … [Read more...]

Alien: Isolation Release Date, Pre-Order Bonuses Unveiled

Alien: Isolation

Sega has shared two aspects of Alien: Isolation bound to get fans in a tizzy. First, the Alien: Isolation release date is scheduled for Oct. 7 across the PS4, Xbox One, PS3 and Xbox 360. Second, and perhaps more giggle-inducing, the Alien: Isolation pre-order bonuses will reunite the original film's cast. The exclusive pre-order bonus content for Alien: Isolation will consist of two downloadable bonus missions that let gamers re-live two classic scenes from the original Alien movie. And yes, the vocal talent and likenesses of key cast … [Read more...]

Fun Battlefield Hardline Beta Statistics

Battlefield Hardline

Now that the BF Hardline beta has concluded, EA and Dice have had a chance to cull the gameplay data and pull together some pretty cool stats. Perhaps the most intriguing aspect of the Battlefield Hardline beta statistics isn't the number of hours played, but seeing how people played in general. For instance, according to EA's data, BF Hardline beta players grabbed $9 trillion worth of loot in bloodmoney. That's obviously a ton of cash, but for context, it's about eight times the total amount of U.S. currency currently in … [Read more...]

Project Spark Release Date: Early October for Xbox One

Project Spark

The Xbox One-exclusive game Project Spark is in a seemingly unending beta, but with the Project Spark release date coming in early October, Microsoft has indicated that the beta will, in fact, transition to a final game at some point. Project Spark is a world-creation game not unlike Sony's PlayStation-exclusive LittleBigPlanet. The game allows players to design and create a world using in-game tools and props, then use an artificial-intelligence system to build environmental, movement and avatar logic to create a full-fledged game. All … [Read more...]

Battleborn for PS4, Xbox One Unveiled by Borderlands Devs

Battleborn

Gearbox Software, developers of the revered Borderlands games, are working on a new title called Battleborn for PS4 and Xbox One. Battleborn has been dubbed a "hero-shooter" by the dev team, as it combines fast-paced first-person shooting with cooperative combat by a variety of diverse heroes. Set in a distant future, Battleborn tells a story of players whose only hope for the last star in a dying universe is a new breed of warriors who must put aside their differences to drive back an unstoppable menace. The basic premise sounds cliche, but … [Read more...]