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Rise of the Tomb Raider Game details: Developer: Crystal Dynamics Publisher : Square Enix Release date: 13/11/15 Type/genre: 3rd person adventure Advised price: £49.99 Size: 20.74 GB Mild spoilers Included in this review App: No Game supplied by: XBOX   Please forgive me. I know writing this I will run out of superlatives to describe what an amazing video game achievement Rise of the Tomb Raider is. It does have a couple of faults, but for the most part it’s exactly what Phil Spencer wanted when MS bought the rights to make Tomb Raider a 1 year exclusive to Xbox. Read more

Fallout 4

Fallout 4 Developer: Bethesda Game Studios Publisher: Bethesda Softworks Release date: 10/11/2015 Type/genre: RPG Advised price: £59.99 (Season Pass £29.99) Size: 28.12GB There are BIG SPOILERS ALERT! App: Companion App (Pip Boy) Game supplied by: Xbox / Bethesda   The game of our generation is here, Bethesda have brought us a new amazing game from the super popular franchise that is Fallout. With some amazing new features, awesome graphics and some new twists and turns along the way Bethesda have brought back the Dark comedy that we all love! Fallout has always been a beautiful game but, Fallout 4 has Read more


The Jackbox Party Pack 2 GAME DETAILS: Developer: Jackbox Games Publisher: Jackbox Games Release date: 13/10/2015 Type/genre: Party Advised price: £19.99 Size: 880.3MB No spoilers Included in this review App: NO Game supplied by: Xbox     The Jackbox Party Pack 2 is a crazy compilation of five party games that can be played, not with a controller but with your phone, yes as most people have phones it’s a nice way to take on cross compatible devices linking up to your Xbox One. This only allows for local play but each game can be joined over streams with remote Read more

Call of Duty Black Ops III

Call Of Duty Black Ops 3 Digital Deluxe Edition Developer: Treyarch Publisher: Activision Release date: 6/11/2015 Type/genre: Shooter Advised price: £79.99 or £54.99 Size: 45gb No spoilers Included in this review App: No Game supplied by: Xbox     After the successful launch of the COD black ops III beta earlier this year the final end product is eagerly anticipated by fans for the love of this series. This is the third installment of the Call of duty franchise with the latest game set 40 years after black ops 2 in a 21st century cold war focused solely on military Read more


Elite: Dangerous GAME DETAILS Developer: Frontier Developments Publisher: Frontier Developments Release date: 06.10.2015 Type/genre: Action & Adventure, Multiplayer Online Battle Arena, Racing & Flying, Strategy & Simulation Advised price: £29.99 Size: 5.29GB No spoilers Included in this review App: None Game supplied by: Xbox     A gritty space simulator is the type of game which has been left out in the dark in recent years, and Frontier Developments (creators of screamride) have done wonders with their latest installment of the Elite series. With a few credits to your name you start in a random space station orbiting a far Read more

WWE 2K16

WWE 2K16 GAME DETAILS: Developer: Yuke’s Co Publisher: 2K Release date: 30/10/2015 Type/genre: Sports and Recreation Advised price: £54.99 Standard or £79.99 Deluxe Size: 38.69GB No spoilers Included in this review App: No Game supplied by: 2K Games & Xbox         Another year and another installment in the sports entertainment franchise, WWE has been up and down over the years with some of their best games being released on later consoles, the recent ones on Xbox One and 360 have been mediocre. Now 2K are boasting the biggest roster of all time and new and improved gameplay Read more


Wasteland 2: Directors Cut Developer: InXile Entertainment Publisher: Deep Silver, InXile Entertainment Release date: 13/10/15 Type/genre: Role Playing, Strategy & Simulation Advised price: £31.99 Size: 9.32 GB No spoilers Included in this review App: No Game supplied by: Xbox       The creators of the original Fallout on PC have brought us the sequel to the post apocalyptic strategy and role playing game. After just a year InXile Entertainment have brought us the Director’s cut of the previous “Wasteland 2” which was out in 2014, this includes improvement to certain aspects of the game as well as cool new Read more


Pinball FX 2 Balls of Glory GAME DETAILS Developer: Zen Studios Publisher: Zen Studios Release date: 22/11/15 Type/genre: Pinball Advised price: £7.99 Size: 158mb No spoilers Included in this review App: NA Game supplied by: Zen Studios     You always await Zens next pinball table release and this is no exception, this time it’s not one or two, or even three, its FOUR TABLES   About Balls of Glory: Step into a kickass new pinball experience with Balls of Glory Pinball, an awesome new four-pack from Zen Studios that combines four hit animated TV shows with Zen Studios’ amazing Read more


Darksiders II Deathinitive Edition Game Details: Developer: KAIKO Publisher : Nordic Games GmbH Release date: 27/10/15 Type/genre: RPG/Hack and slash adventure Advised price: £23.99 Size: 14.29 GB No spoilers Included in this review App: No Game supplied by: Xbox     Being one of the four horseman of the Apocalypse, you’d think you’d have things all your own way, especially if you were “Death”. However Deaths brother ” War ” has been condemned to a life in chains, and the only way to prove his innocence and release him, is by bringing back mankind from extinction. So Death starts off Read more


Tales from the Borderlands Episode 5 – The Vault of the Traveler Game Details: Developer: Telltale Games Publisher: Telltale Games Release date: 21/10/2015 Type/genre: Action & Adventure Advised price: £3.99 Size: 1.62 GB Spoilers Included in this review App: NO Game supplied by: Xbox             Tales from the Borderlands has been a rollercoaster ride with plenty of twists and turns but sadly the final episode in the series based on the Borderlands universe reaches its climax in “The Vault of the Traveler”. Well Hyperion is under new management, continuing the story from the end of Read more


Need for Speed GAME DETAILS Developer: Ghost Games Publisher: Electronic Arts Release date: 05/11/2015 Type/genre: Racing Advised price: £54.99 Standard or £64.99 Deluxe Edition Size: 18.16gb No spoilers Included in this review Game supplied by: EA     So the time has come for EA to drag out another Need for Speed game personally i’m not sure how much more speed I can handle, the games haven’t been the same for years well at least since Most Wanted. This is the second game released on Next Gen with Rivals being one of the Xbox One Launch titles in its glitchy Read more


Bedlam – The Game By Christopher Brookmyre – Game Details:  Developer: RedBedlam Publisher : Vision Game Publishing Limited Release date: 16/10/15 Type/genre: FPS arcade shooter Advised price: £14.99 Size: 4.95 GB No spoilers Included in this review App: No Game supplied by: Xbox       Bedlam – The Game By Christopher Brookmyre immediately raises a question. Who the hell is Christopher Brookmyre, and how arrogant to name a game after yourself that has nothing to do with the content? After a google search Christopher Brookmyre is a Scottish author, who has written a well received book, of the same Read more


  One week after launching worldwide, Halo 5: Guardians has made history as the biggest Halo launch and fastest-selling Xbox One exclusive game to-date, with more than $400 million in global sales of Halo 5: Guardians games and hardware, pushing the franchise to over $5 billion lifetime. With the highest week one attach rate for a Microsoft first party title on Xbox One, the game was the most played of any game on Xbox One, as well as the most played on Xbox Live.   Fans have logged more than 21 million hours of total gameplay, including 12 million hours Read more


Certain to become one of this year’s biggest holiday releases, Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 follows up on last year’s Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare with its own bag of tricks: There are jet packs, cybernetic superpowers, and, of course, zombies. Here’s a list of Black Ops 3’s finest assets (which, of course, you can experience starting today on Xbox One).   (Truly) Cyber Warfare In addition to its more expansive stages – which help move the game away from straightforward corridor shooting – Black Ops 3 introduces new powers in the form of Cyber Cores (side note: The Read more


  Telltale games have established themselves as one of the best story driven game developers and their games such as the Walking Dead, Game of Thrones and Back to the Future has combined popular TV and movie franchises with the interactive experience games provide.  Although the games relate strongly to their relative franchise Telltale have produced alternate story lines to follow and have incorporated a decision based characteristic which alters the way computer controlled characters interact with you.  Telltale has started creating games driven from the story of other games.  Tales of the Borderlands places you in the shoes of Read more


Halo 5 Guardians GAME DETAILS Developer: 343 Industries Publisher: Microsoft Studios Release date: 27/10/2015 Type/genre: Shooter Advised price: £44.99 or £69.24 (Deluxe edition) Size: 54.84gb No spoilers Included in this review App: No Game supplied by: Xbox     Eight months after the destruction of the shield world Requiem, the UNSC deploy Fireteam Osiris, an elite team of Spartan-IV’s which consists of ONI Agent and squad leader Jameson Locke, Army Engineer Holly Tanaka, Navy Translator and Pilot Olympia Vale, and the veteran ODST trooper Edward Buck to the Covenant controlled planet Kamchatka to extract the rogue Dr. Catherine Elizabeth Halsey, Read more


Transformers Devastation GAME DETAILS Developer: PlatinumGames Publisher: Activision Release date: 9.10.2015 Type/genre: Action & Adventure Advised price: £39.99 Size: 11.4GB No spoilers Included in this review App: None Game supplied by: Xbox     I must admit I had no idea this game was in development, so when I heard this was being released, I was excited with high hopes but I also had my doubts. However when the title appeared with a rock guitar version of the original soundtrack playing, the hairs on my neck pricked up and those doubts fizzled away! For too long the design and look Read more


Assassin’s Creed Syndicate Game Details: Developer: Ubisoft Quebec Publisher: Ubisoft Release date: 23/10/2015 Type/genre: Action & Adventure Advised price: £54.99 or £74.99 (Gold Edition) Size: 40.28gb No spoilers Included in this review App: NO Game supplied by: Xbox     Assassin’s Creed Syndicate is the 9th major instalment in one of the most successful and loved franchises which has seen us introduced to many of the historical figures of the last 800 years. Set in 1868 at the peak of the industrial revolution, Assassin’s Creed Syndicate follows the story of twins Evie and Jacob Frye as they battle to free Read more

Monkey Pirates

Monkey Pirates GAME DETAILS  Developer: Henchmen Studio Publisher: Henchmen Studio Release date: 07/10/2015 Type/genre: Action & Adventure Advised price: £3.99 Size: 726MB No spoilers Included in this review App: NA Game supplied by: Xbox       In Monkey Pirates you control the boat of one of the four Monkey Captains and you fight regarding different game modes over multiples arenas based on four seas environments (Artic, Caribbean, Egypt and China). In those arenas you’ll find multiples bonuses in order to either, improve your weapons, improve your ship, or some special bonuses for a special effect. You will also have Read more

Minecraft Story Mode

Episode 1 “The Order of the Stone” GAME DETAILS: Developer: Telltale Games Publisher:  Telltale Games Release date: 14/10/2015 Type/genre: Action & Adventure Advised price: £5.19 or £24.99 for the season pass Size: 1.03GB No spoilers Included in this review App: N/A Game supplied by: Xbox     Almost since Minecraft was released as an alpha version way back in 2009, people have been creating mods for it (well, for the PC version at least). These have ranged from flying machines to nuclear reactors, but some of the most popular have been narrative stories. Some of these user created adventures have Read more