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Castle Crashers Remastered 1

Castle Crashers: Remastered Game Details: Developer: The Behemoth Publisher: The Behemoth Release date: 09/09/2015 Type/genre: Action & Adventure, Role Playing Game Advised price: 11.99 Size: 287.77mb Game supplied by: Xbox       It’s Back! The Behemoth have brought back the bright and cheerful action packed hack & slash multiplayer arcade game that was brought to us on the Xbox 360. The game brings back the chaotic action filled campaign from the 2008 version but, in a new crisp 60fps. The graphics of the game have been updated and have been made to look a lot crispier, bright and just Read more


Overruled GAME DETAILS: Developer: Dlala Studios Publisher: Team17 Digital Ltd. Release date: 15/09/2015 Type/genre: Fighting Advised price: £9.99 Size: 774.12mb No spoilers Included in this review App: No Game supplied by: Xbox     Overruled is a multiplayer brawler like no other where the players change the rules as they play, directly influencing the dynamics and direction of combat. Challenge up to three friends with both local and online multiplayer to a battle and the person with the most points at the end will win the game! But the rules are yours to play with and with loads of change Read more

Bloodbowl 2 (6)

Blood Bowl 2 GAME DETAILS Developer: Cyanide Studio Publisher: Focus Home Interactive Release date: 22/09/2015 Type/genre: Sports & Recreation, Strategy & Simulation Advised price: £39.99 Size: 4.63GB No spoilers Included in this review App: None Game supplied by: Xbox     Sports games. Every year millions buy the latest one, looking for the latest improvements, the up to date team sheets. People love them. No matter what your favourite brand of sporting action, there is probably a video game version of it. They all contain similar features; single matches, tournaments, trading players to build your ultimate team. What many of Read more


  You may still be ploughing through what feels like a deluge of quests from Destiny: The Taken King however this week sees the return of the Iron Banner Crucible event and with it come big changes to the way the game mode works and how it rewards you. Trials of Osiris also returns this week and also gets the overhaul treatment.   Youtuber Arekkz has again done some magic and made all the key changes easy to understand so here is a video below showcasing everything you need to know to get ready for Iron banner launching this week October Read more


XboxPlayers is looking for writers like you…   If you are anything like us you’ll love to play games and voice your opinion about them just as swiftly. We are looking for several new writers to join our growing editorial team to cover all things topical in the gaming world, specifically Xbox related. This is a perfect opportunity to get involved in video games journalism.   So what are we looking for in a writer? Passionate about all things Xbox Up to speed on the latest industry news A good grasp of writing english Ability to think up creative headlines Read more


  So let’s go back to 1990…… Cue dream sequence……………   I am a somewhat over excited pubescent teen, it’s Friday and I am on my way to Ted’s ( My local purveyor of Jaw breakers, secret bars and zx spectrum magazines) As I approach the fridge my eye is caught by a new soft drink and a distance voice is whispering ” Drink tab Clear” so I help my self to a can and approach Rhys the shopkeeper, but before I reach the till Rhys is proudly presenting me with my copy of Your Sinclair and its coveted cover Read more

6 things FIFA 16 gets wrong

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Another year and another mandatory purchase of EA Sports Football simulator is here in the form of FIFA 16 but there are still some issues that need fixed here’s 6 things FIFA 16 still gets wrong in our time with the game since launch. Check out our full review here for FIFA 16 on Xbox One. 1 – Shooting Remember a few years ago when the finesse shot was the be all and end all of shooting? Fast forward to FIFA 14 and attempting such a shot was met with an almost assured failed attempt at goal. Mastering the shoot Read more

Extreme Exorcism

Extreme Exorcism GAME DETAILS: Developer: Golden Ruby Games Publisher: Ripstone Ltd Release date: 23/09/2015 Type/genre: Action & Adventure, Fighting, Platformer. Advised price: £9.99 Size: 380MB No spoilers Included in this review App: None Game supplied by: Xbox     From the realm of pixelated games, comes a haunted house in desperate need of cleansing. For this task, Mae Barrons and her crew of ghost busters takes on the challenge with an arsenal of swords, guns and bazookas! There’s 3 main modes to this game, Arcade, Challenges and Deathmatch. Arcade is the story mode, take it on by yourself or get Read more


Penarium GAME DETAILS: Developer: Self Made Miracle Publisher: Team17 Digital Ltd. Release date: 23/09/2015 Type/genre: Platformer Advised price: £7.19 Size: 295.88mb No spoilers Included in this review App: NO Game supplied by: Xbox     Penarium story centers around a boy named Willie who seeks adventure in his life, and one day a circus comes to town which draws him in, inevitably Willie is kidnapped by the circus ringmaster, setting the scene for the game ahead where he must perform within a sinister circus arena, where contestants, much like Gladiators of old, are forced to entertain in front of a Read more


Guns, Gore & CANNOLI GAME DETAILS: Developer: Crazy Monkey Studios Publisher: Crazy Monkey Studios Release date: 25/09/2015 Type/genre: Platformer Advised price: £7.99 Size: 4.58 GB No spoilers Included in this review App: NO Game supplied by: Xbox     Guns, Gore & CANNOLI is a nice cartoon themed platformer set in the 1920’s in a city called Thugtown at the height of Prohibition. The game is set around St Patrick’s day and in this over the top survival horror you take on the role of Wiseguy Vinnie Cannoli as he must battle through hordes of Zombies, rival gangsters and the Read more


ClusterPuck99 Game Details: Developer: PHL Collective Publisher: PHL Collective Release date: 9/9/15 Type/genre: Sports / arcade Advised price: £11.99 Size:370.6 MB No spoilers Included in this review App: No Game supplied by: Xbox     I still remember my Atari 2600 playing pong ( only just ) and i wonder if a much younger me back then would imagine that 35 years later i’d still be playing games just like that. Simple game designs like this are classic. They just never get old ? Welcome to Clusterpuck 99. Clusterpuck is an Ice Hockey themed game, with lots of arcade elements Read more


Is there a future for casino games on the Xbox One? With the release of Pure Hold’Em on consoles last month, some Xbox One users have found themselves wondering… where are the casino games on the Xbox? On a thread on Reddit last year, many Xbox One players came together to ask the question, “will xbox one have a poker game any time soon?” Many lamented the fact that there were no poker games on the Xbox, especially with the introduction of the Kinect. The potential for playing video poker against people from all over the world was all too Read more


It’s that time of year where you probably have more games to play than hours in the day but if you are just jumping over to the Xbox One and wonder what the best ID@Xbox titles are let us guide you and give you 12 must buy ID@Xbox titles on Xbox One every Xbox user should have in their library.   1- Ori and the Blind Forest   A simply stunning platformer beautifully crafted visuals and mechanics that will leave you smiling until you see through that moving storyline of course.   2 – Geometry Wars 3: Evolved   If Read more


Fifa 16 GAME DETAILS  Developer: EA Sports Publisher: EA Sports Release date: 24/09/2015 Type/genre: Football Sim Advised price: £54.99 Size: 21.84gb No spoilers Included in this review App: No Game supplied by: Xbox     So another year gone and a new football season has begun, of course with a new season comes a new Fifa game from EA, this year EA have really pushed the boat out on quality testing with the BETA access being released for avid players to test the game and the demo having the new mode FUT (Fifa Ultimate Team) Draft to play and test Read more

Pumped BMX + Review

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Pumped BMX

Pumped BMX +                          Developer: Carbon Publisher: Curve Digital Release date: 18/09/15 Type/genre: Sports & Recreation Advised price: £7.99 Size: 519.57 MB No spoilers Included in this review App: Has a mobile version “Pumped BMX 2” Game supplied by: Xbox   FINALLY a BMX game on the Xbox one! Being a big fan of BMX and having done some myself in the past (cuts and scars still haven’t healed!) I had the pleasure to try this challenging side scrolling level based BMX game. The creators took a lot of inspiration from a mobile game that had a lot of success Read more

Plague inc evolved screenshot (13)

Plague inc Evolved GAME DETAILS Developer: Ndemic Creations Publisher: Ndemic Creations Release date: 18/9/15 Type/genre: Strategy & Simulation Advised price: £11.99 Size: 862MB App: Also available on mobile devices Game supplied by: Xbox     Can you infect the world? Your pathogen has just infected ‘Patient Zero’. Now you must bring about the end of human history by evolving a deadly, global Plague whilst adapting against everything humanity can do to defend itself. Plague Inc: Evolved is a unique mix of high strategy and terrifyingly realistic simulation which is now available on Xbox One. Plague Inc. has infected over 35 Read more

Whats Out this October #greatestgames

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October is set to be an exciting month for releases. You can chose to Rock out in your living room with Guitar Hero Live or Rock Band 4. Sing with Now thats what i call Sing or Get on the battle field with Halo 5 Guardians. See below for the full list and dates.   Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 Release Date:02/10/2015  Darksiders II: Death-initive Edition Release Date:06/10/2015 Rock Band 4 Release Date:06/10/2015 TRANSFORMERS: Devastation Release Date:09/10/2015 Back to the Future: The Game Release Date:13/10/2015 Minecraft: Story Mode Release Date:13/10/2015 Wasteland 2: Game of the Year Edition Release Date:13/10/2015 World Read more

Xbox Live Down across the globe

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Update: 2/10/15 12:30pm Looks like all is back up and running as reported by Xbox Live Support twitter account apart from an The sign-in issues are now resolved, but we are looking into issues with notifications. Updates here: — Xbox Support (1-5) (@XboxSupport) October 2, 2015 Notifications now fixed too: Notifications should be fine now. If we missed you, and you need us, don’t be shy! We’re just a Tweet away. — Xbox Support (1-5) (@XboxSupport) October 2, 2015     Xbox Live is down across the world with users reporting problems since 2pm (GMT) for core services. Microsoft Read more

FP see whats new

WOW, it’s been a long 6 months of development on the site building to this moment where we can finally share our new look site packed with new features.   So it’s quite obvious that we have changed our theme but behind that we have added loads of new features and tweaked many existing ones to ensure the best experience possible. Here is a rundown of the things we have done to make Xbox Players a better site. If you would like to give us some feedback on this please comment below or in our forum  


PES 2016 GAME DETAILS Developer: Konami Digital Entertainment Publisher: Konami Digital Entertainment Release date: 17/09/2015 Type/genre: Sports Sim Advised price: £49.49 Size: 18.35gb No spoilers Included in this review App: Game supplied by: Xbox / Konami   Being a massive football fan and games fan all my life these games are a right touch for me to review, now PES was always the long standing general atop of the football (Soccer for you american fans) game franchise. This was until 2008 when they seemed to give all the players speed boosts and in my opinion ruined the name PES (Pro Read more


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