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The ID@Xbox Games We’re Hyped For

The ID@Xbox Games We’re Hyped For

With ID@Xbox becoming a bigger focal point for Microsoft, we’re highlighting the indie titles that have got us excited. 1. Ashen (from Aurora44) The description from the dev’s website reads; “Ashen is an action RPG about a wanderer in search of a place to call home. There is no sun and the natural light that exists comes from eruptions that cover the land in ash. This is a world ...[Read More]

Microsoft aren’t allowed to advertise Destiny, but launch the Destiny fragrance…

Microsoft aren’t allowed to advertise Destiny, but launch the Destiny fragrance…

I know right… bizarre? It’s all good though, Microsoft have come up with a clever way to still promote Activision’s new title, launching next week. Introducing, the Destiny fragrance from Xbox… Ok, so it’s not actually been outed as to why Microsoft haven’t been allowed to advertise the highly anticipated new IP from the previous makers of Halo, Bungie, but we c...[Read More]

Lost Odyssey – Blast From The Past

Lost Odyssey – Blast From The Past

Final Fantasy is a gaming series that, before 2010, looked set to pass Microsoft and it’s gaming divisions by. The original Xbox never received an official Final Fantasy release while the Xbox 360, too, seemed destined to remain a stranger to Square Enix’s mammoth franchise. This all changed, of course, with the multi-platform release of Final Fantasy XIII in 2010. Regardless, in 2008 Micros...[Read More]

Microsoft brings Games With Gold to Xbox One, Max: Curse of Brotherhood and Halo Spartan Assault announced as first titles

Microsoft brings Games With Gold to Xbox One, Max: Curse of Brotherhood and Halo Spartan Assault announced as first titles

A recent update from Microsoft has announced that Games With Gold will be coming to the Xbox One. The gold membership-based programme will grant Xbox One users free games each month, with the first month (June) having Max: Cure of Brotherhood and Halo Spartan Assault up for grabs. The original Games With Gold programme on Xbox 360 has been running since June 2013 and has featured games such as Fab...[Read More]

You’ll no longer need Xbox Gold Membership to use Netflix, HuluPlus and other streaming apps

You’ll no longer need Xbox Gold Membership to use Netflix, HuluPlus and other streaming apps

The time we have been waiting for is finally upon us. Reports have been coming in, stating that Microsoft plans to make the much anticipated change to their Xbox live streaming service. Sources say that access to Netflix, HuluPlus, and other apps will no longer be exclusive to gold members, allowing use without the need of a paid subscription. Its possible that other services would have to be made...[Read More]

Microsoft Congratulate Sony!

Microsoft Congratulate Sony!

The cynical ones among us are quick to suggest that Microsoft’s recent tweet congratulating Sony on the launch of the PS4 was all done tongue in cheek, but we’re having none of that here at ATXB! At the end of the day, no matter what side of the fence you sit on, we all have one thing in common… A passion for gaming. Our lucky brothers in the US took their first step into unchart...[Read More]

Lifetime Ban for ‘Naughty’ GTA V Leak

Lifetime Ban for ‘Naughty’ GTA V Leak

And I quote: ” A great philosopher once wrote, naughty naughty, very naughty, ha ha ha ha!” Well it appears that some eager beaver has managed to wrestle themselves a copy of GTA V from the sweaty palms of pre-released security, and in doing so, have been busy posting videos across the internet, much to the disapproval of Rockstar Games. Said gameplay footage initially appeared on mobi...[Read More]

The Late Xbox One Fight Back

The Late Xbox One Fight Back

With Gamescom 2013 finally drawing to a close last Sunday, we’re sure everyone’s had enough time to digest the latest information regarding the next-gen. Whilst the Xbox One has been hampered with a mostly negative public reaction since it’s unveiling at E3 back in May, Microsoft have boldly changed many aspects of their original policy (and in doing so, arguably made some of the...[Read More]