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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

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Forza Motorsport 6 GAME DETAILS: Developer: Turn 10 Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios Release date: 18/9/15 (EU) Type/genre: Racing Simulation Advised prices:£49.99 Standard Edition£65.99  Deluxe Edition£81.99  Ultimate EditionFor full Edition info select the tab below Size: 45.86gb No spoilers Included in this review App: NA Game supplied by: Xbox    

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Gears of War Ultimate Edition GAME DETAILS Developer: Coalition Publisher: Microsoft Studios Release date: 24/8/15 Type/genre: 3rd Person Shooter Advised price: £29.99 (standard edition) £44.99 (Deluxe Edition) Size: 44.42GB No spoilers Included in this review App: No Game supplied by: Microsoft   The landmark original Gears of War returns, stunningly remastered and modernized for Xbox One. Need I say more? The story of “Gears of War” thrusts gamers into a deep and harrowing battle for survival against the Locust Horde, a nightmarish race of creatures that surfaced from the bowels of the planet. Players live and breathe the role of Read more


So get this, I watched my children watching other children opening Kinder surprise eggs on Youtube, you read right, my children watching other children opening Kinder surprise eggs.  When I looked at  the views of this video they were in the region of 250 million views.  Scoffing at the thought of society moving into a realm where they would rather watch someone doing something than actually doing it themselves.  I walk into the other room where my Xbox One is waiting……’what new games are available’ I think, so tell the Xbox to go to the games market place.  Something catch’s Read more


Turtle Beach Stealth 420X Details: Release date: Out now Type: Wireless Headset Price: £149   About: Welcome to the Ear Force Stealth 420X, an officially-licensed Xbox One gaming headset with the freedom of 100% fully wireless, crystal-clear game and chat audio. The Stealth 420X comes loaded with a suite of must-have features for every Xbox gamer, including Mic Monitoring, independent game and chat audio controls, four audio presets including Bass Boost, a rechargeable battery with up to 15 hours of wireless gaming life and mobile compatibility via mobile cable with in-line mic — all packed into an cutting-edge, affordable, simple-to-set-up Read more

E3 2014 Microsoft

Xbox One like a toddler your finding your feet after a shaky start. Its over 2 years since the catastrophic launch event for the Xbox One, even hardcore fans like myself were left with far more questions than answers and an overall feeling that Microsoft were planning on launching a Media centre rather than the next generation games console, we were all waiting for.   We saw that the console was only available bundled with Kinect, no Xbox 360  accessories were compatible (goodbye to my Turtle Beach XP500’s) and no backward compatibility. The terrible handling of the launch also meant Read more

Frame Rate Vs Resolution

“Attention everyone, listen up! Today’s lesson is about frame rate and screen resolution.” Definition – What does Frames Per Second (FPS) mean? Frames per second (FPS) is a unit that measures display device performance. It consists of the number of complete scans of the display screen that occur each second. This is the number of times the image on the screen is refreshed each second, or the rate at which an imaging device produces unique sequential images called frames. Definition of – screen resolution The number of horizontal and vertical pixels on a display screen. The more pixels, the more information is Read more

Xbox One Elite Wireless Controller

OutsideXbox have given us a very detailed preview of the new Xbox One Elite Controller that was announced at E3. Xbox One Elite Controller Details : Microsoft revealed the new Xbox One Elite Wireless Controller at E3 2015. The Elite Controller is an upmarket pro controller with a $150 price tag to match, coming out in late 2015. The Xbox One Elite Controller arrives later in 2015 , along with its new stainless steel paddles, hair trigger locks, remappable buttons and swappable components, plus the ability to fully customize thumbstick sensitivity and min-max levels for the top triggers.

Xbox One Elite Wireless Controller

Microsoft just announced what it’s calling the Xbox One Elite Wireless Controller, described by Xbox boss Phil Spencer as “an elite controller for the elite gamer.” It’s basically the regular Xbox One gamepad turned up to 11, adding new features like four interchangeable paddles around back, Hair Trigger Locks for precise control in shooters, remappable buttons, and completely swappable components. The stainless steel paddles are fully removable, but when they’re attached, they allow you to keep your fingers on the thumbsticks at all times. Users also have full customization of thumbstick sensitivity and minimum/max levels for the controller’s top triggers. Read more


E3 attendees will be among the first to check out the EAR FORCE® Stealth 420X – the Company’s third officially licensed 100% fully wireless gaming headset designed for Xbox One Show attendees who stop by Turtle Beach Corporation’s E3 booth will be able to get a first look at the Company’s new 2015 winter lineup of gaming headsets, which includes:   EAR FORCE Stealth 420X Wireless Xbox One Gaming Headset – The EAR FORCE Stealth 420X is Turtle Beach’s third 100% fully wireless officially licensed gaming headset designed for Xbox One. The Stealth 420X is completely wireless for both game Read more

Battlefield Hardline Winner

Xbox Players advertised at the start of the year that we would be giving away Free Xbox One Games, and it’s time for us to give away our first Free Game of the year which gives us our Battlefield Hardline Winner. We listed everyone who attended any of our Games Nights so far this year and picked a winner at random, and the winner is daredevilrock.     A copy of Battlefield Hardline is on its way to our Battlefield Hardline Winner daredevilrock who will have it within the next couple of days, just for attending one or more of the Xbox Read more


Turtle Beach Elite 800X premium gaming headset for Xbox One is almost here, and you can reserve yours starting today! Head over to the Turtle Beach website and pre-order the Elite 800X right now to ensure you get it on Day 1 when it becomes available May 22, 2015.   Its no great surprise to find out that Turtle beach are now offering yet another advancement on their previous headset, and others are being left behind in their wake. New additions to the Elite 800X include features such as Hidden mics, bluetooth and magnetic charging. Any pro gamer will no Read more

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Hardware: Turtle Beach XO7 ProRelease date: Out nowType: HeadsetGames tested on: Screamride, Tetris Ultimate, Destiny About: Raise your game on Xbox One with the Ear Force XO SEVEN Pro featuring the new Ear Force Headset Audio Controller Plus which adds Superhuman Hearing, Game and Mic Presets, Mic Monitoring and more! Whether you are on the MLG Pro Circuit or just want to be, the XO SEVEN Pro has the tournament-grade durability, amazing sound quality and features you need to win. Plus, with the included Mobile Cable with In-Line Mic, the XO SEVEN Pro will be your headset of choice for Read more


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