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Xbox One Exclusive, ReCore release date pushed back.

Xbox One Exclusive, ReCore release date has been pushed back to late 2016.

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One the most highly anticipated Xbox One exclusives of 2016, ReCore has just yesterday revealed that the release date that was originally scheduled for Spring of this year with now be pushed back to later in the year. This disappointing news came just days after Platinum Games, the team working on Scalebound, another Xbox One Exclusive revealed that Scalebound, would also now be pushed back until 2017.

We are only 7 days into the new year which Microsoft dubbed to be the biggest year in Xbox One history, and already two of the biggest anticipated Xbox One Exclusives have received lengthy delays on the release dates. The issues that we have these days is that when a game launches you do want a fully functioning  game, and sometimes that does mean waiting a little bit longer while companies iron out any final issues, its finding that balance between keeping gamers happy and delivering a great finished product.

What is ReCore.

If this is the first time you have heared about the Xbox One Exclusive, ReCore, The game sees players take control of a human who is now one of the last remaining humans on the planet, the game with see you team up with & forge friendships with robot companions, while you travel around the mysterious planet. As far as the objectives in the game go that is just as mysterious as the game is dubbed to be, but check out the trailer below to see it that gets you any more pumped for it.

Be sure to keep an eye out on the site as we will keep you up to date with any new information about ReCore.

2 Free Xbox One games January 2016

Free Xbox One games 2016

Running out of space on your Xbox One hard drive yet?. organise your hard drive renew your Xbox live gold subscription and get ready for more epic Free Xbox one games.

The games that are kicking of 2016 are as follows:

1. Killer Instinct: Season One Ultra Edition

Get those fingers warmed up as you play this epic button basher. Killer Instinct: Season One Ultra Edition brings you, Jago, Sabrewulf, Thunder, Glacius, Sadira, Orchid, Spinal and Fulgore, 8 costumes, 16 premium accessory packs, and KI Classic game which was originally released back in 1994 #throwback.

Killer Instinct: Season One Ultra Edition will be available from the 1st  of January all the way through until the end of the month. With the game normally retailing at £31.99/$39.99 it is surely already justify the upgrade to Xbox Live gold membership.

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January 2016 games with gold.

2. Zheros

The second free Xbox one game of 2016 to drop will be Zheros. Zheros is fresh of the block as it doesn’t actually get released until January 16th when it becomes available for Free on the games with gold campaign. Zheros, an indie beat-em-up designed just for Xbox One with it’s amazing visuals, sees you take control of the Zheros’ special agents who’s objectives are simple, derail the plans of evil mastermind Dr. Vendetta.

This game defiantly looks like a good old fashion boredom buster as I like to call it, with its cartoon style graphics and cheesy looking story line I can easily see myself notching up a few hours on this.

Zheros with be available from January 16th up until the 15th of February, and once it has finished will go back to its normal price of £14.99/$19.99.

These are the games kick starting the new year on Xbox One, If you are still without a Xbox One because Santa didn’t bring you one for Christmas or because you simply cant afford it, don’t fear. There is still a way of getting hold of a Free Xbox One in 2016 simply head over to the Free Xbox One page for more information, While your there be sure to check out the Free Xbox Live 2016 page to find out how to get the most up to date Xbox Live gold memberships for free.

Xbox One Slim coming 2016?

Xbox One slim in 2016?.

With the start of the new year brings the start of new rumours. The latest rumour surrounding the Xbox One, is that Microsoft may have a slim lined version of the new console in the pipeline. There is in no solid evidence of this, however it is rumoured that Microsoft may be building the slim Xbox one to compete with the Apple TV and that you may only be able to play windows store games, this would of course be reflected in the price.

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Xbox One slim

What we do know is that Microsoft are making sure that for owners of the Xbox One, 2016 will be a year like no other. These were the words of Yusuf Mehdi, the Microsoft marketing executive had this to say

 Xbox One owners can look forward to the company’s best lineup of games in 2016.

So is a new Xbox One slim on the horizon in 2016 only time will tell, what I do know is we are sure looking forward to what they have install for us in this new year.

First Xbox One System update currently being rolled out.

Xbox One February System Update – What’s new?,

Microsoft continue to deliver on there promise, Microsoft are still listening to the community and creating the Console fans want, this February is no different.

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Here are the changes you will see in the Xbox One February System update:

  • Controller improvements – We’re excited to improve stability and speed on the Xbox One controller in the following ways:
    • Quick Connect – Previously, controller connections to Xbox One took approximately four-to-five seconds when powering on a controller. Now, it will only take about two seconds.
    • Stability improvements – The update also provides a number of fixes that address some of the controller disconnect issues reported by Xbox One owners.

      To download the update, connect a controller to your Xbox One with a USB cable.  Keep any headsets connected to the controller. Connect to Xbox Live. Press theMenu. Go to Settings > Devices & accessories and select the controller. If you have multiple controllers attached, you can select Buzz – which will cause the selected controller to vibrate. Then select Update to download the new firmware to the controller attached via the USB cable, and the screen will show the Updating controller … progress screen. When you see the Controller updated screen, press ‘B’ to go back to the Devices & accessories main page. Reselect the controller. The Firmware version should now be: 1.2.2236.0

  • Game hubs These are the go-to centers for interesting content, tips and tricks for your favorite titles. Every Xbox One game will have a game hub where you can see which friends are playing the game, compete with your friends in game leaderboards, dive into the coolest game clips and game broadcasts, and follow the game’s top broadcasters and clip creators.

    To get to the game hub for your favorite game, find a game in your pins, recently played list, or My games and apps, then press the Menu button and select View game hub. You can also search for any game in the Xbox Store and click on the Game Hub tile from the game’s store page.

    On the game’s activity feed, game developers can share interesting content with anyone who follows the game. You’ll be the first to get news on upcoming updates and DLC, featured game clips and trailers, behind the scenes content and more. All the news about your favorite games is delivered right to your console. Additionally, you can now choose to Follow a game from a game hub, which will incorporate the game’s activity feed content into your activity feed.

  • Party chat updates – We made several changes to party chat in recent weeks, including:
    • Chat connection status – New icons have been added to let you know the current status of a chat connection in your party. A Clock icon means the connection is being made. A Squawker Ring icon indicates the connection was successful, and actively shows who is speaking. An X icon means that networking limitations (such as a Strict NAT) are preventing the chat connection from completing for specific participants.
    • Improved connectivity between multiple participants with Strict or Moderate NATs – We also made some connectivity improvements to party chat in partial mesh situations when multiple participants are behind moderate or strict NATs with their home gateways/routers.
    • Game and party invitations – To help you more quickly know who is inviting you to what, we made improvements to game and party invitations. Now, you can see which of your friends is inviting you and what party or game the invite is for, without having to wait for the text to scroll on the notification.
    • Performance improvements – We also decreased the time it takes to set up person-to-person (P2P) connectivity for party chat and streamlined the retry logic for setting up party chat sessions.
  • Custom backgrounds and tile transparency – We’ve added tile transparency to the Home tiles to make your background images more visible. As a reminder, to set a custom background, go to Settings > My Xbox > My background. Note: some items can’t be made transparent due to usage rights/restrictions for certain images.
  • TV updates – A number of updates to the live TV experience are available today and new features have been added to additional countries including:
    • TV trending in OneGuide – As you scan the OneGuide TV listings, you can see which shows are trending with a “Trending on Xbox” or “Trending on Twitter” note and icon within the details for each show. Currently, Xbox TV trending is available to all Xbox One owners in the United States, United Kingdom and Canada, and Twitter trending is available in the United States.
    • Live TV trending (new countries) France, Germany, Brazil and Mexico now have the ability to see live TV trending data in Xbox OneGuide.
    • Improved control of TVs, set-top boxes and audio/video receivers – Xbox One works even better with more devices. Updates to the IR blasting database for new models have been added and address issues reported by our fan community.
    • “Trick play” with Xbox One Digital TV Tuner – Xbox One Digital TV Tuner owners in supported countries (United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy and Spain) are now able to see video frames when fast-forwarding or rewinding paused TV on Xbox One consoles.
    • Live TV streaming on Windows Phone and Android – Live TV streaming on Windows Phone and Android devices for Xbox One Digital TV Tuner owners has been added in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy and Spain.
    • OneGuide for the Netherlands – Support for OneGuide is being added for Xbox Live members in the Netherlands.

Some of the new content will require you to have Xbox Live gold membership, if you don’t have a Gold account you can get your hands on free 12 month Xbox live Gold membership just check out the Free Xbox live page to find out how.

Personalization Features coming to Xbox One in November Update.

November Update set to Make Xbox One that much Better.

It’s apparent that in recent months Microsoft has turned the Xbox One into a really great console, not just for gaming but for entertainment aswell. Microsoft have really started to take on board what their loyal customers want, and the November Update is another great example of that.

What to Expect in the Xbox One November Update.

Custom Dashboard backgrounds are finally here. With the November Update you will be able to have the chance to have your very own custom Dashboard background. This was the most requested thing in the November Update, and when the update rolls out next month you will be able to choose a custom colour or achievement art as your background on Xbox One, and more customization options are coming in future system updates.

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Gamer profile improvements, Showing off your greatest gaming clips to your mates is always cool, but now thanks to the November update you will be able to share upto 6 of your favorite gaming moments onto your profile. This means ever time somebody clicks on your profile they will be able to see up to 6 of you best clips in a carousel format, no better way to let somebody know that you are a sick sniper on COD or a super skillful Fifa player.

Live TV Trending, This part of the November update will only be avialable to people in the US, Canada and the UK. A new tab will be available in the Oneguide, the tab will give you information on top 20 most watch shows at anytime( the list is updated every minute) not only will it give you a list of the currently most watch shows it will also filter to show only the things that are available for you to watch. As part of the Live TV Trending, you will now be able to access Twitter though the Miniguide to keep upto date on what people are talking about in any live show, you will also be able to jump straight into the convo.

That is just a few of what I think are the best new updates coming to the Xbox One this November, however, expect much more. Check out the video below, so you can see for youself just what you can expect in this latest Xbox One update.

Xbox Live gold members will once again benifit from the great range on new updates in November and that makes it the perfect time to take the plunge and go Gold if you haven’t already. If the fact that you have to pay for Xbox Live gold membership bothers you then you will be pleased to know that you can get yourself 12 Months Xbox Live gold Membership for Free, see the page Free Xbox Live for more information.

Dungeons & Dragons: Neverwinter Free on Xbox One.

Dungeons & Dragons: Neverwinter Coming to Xbox One, early 2015.

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MMO(Massively multiplayer online) is coming to Xbox One, thanks to the launch of Dungeons & Dragons: Neverwinter. Publisher Perfect World Entertainment and developer Cryptic Studios announced that the hugely popular free-to-play PC game Dungeons & Dragons: Neverwinter will be launching on Xbox One early 2015, and the game wll remain  free-to-play ( Xbox Live gold Subscription will be required).

Dungeons & Dragons: Neverwinter, is set in the Wizards of the Coast’s Dungeons & Dragons Forgotten Realms universe. prepare to choose you classes, prepare to choose you character, prepare to tackle any enemies that stand in your path, in this MMORPG. ( Massively multiplayer online role-playing game)

See the launch trailer for the PC version of Dungeons & Dragons: Neverwinter Below. No trailer has been launched for the Xbox One version yet.

Free Xbox One games.

Whether you are a fan of Dungeons & Dragons, or a fan of MMO’s, it doesn’t matter because everybody is a fan of free Xbox One games. Microsoft are really creating a gaming library that covers all gamers needed and budgets, and the explosion of Free-to-play games that are making their way on to the console is great and long may it continue. If you want more games for free on Xbox One check out the How to get free Xbox One games page for all the information you need.

Ori and the Blind Forest coming to Xbox One this holiday

ID@Xbox game, Ori and the Blind forest coming to Xbox One this summer.

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This year at E3, Microsoft showcased just how amazing the ID@Xbox programme was by announced all of the amazing Xbox One arcade games coming soon. Ori and the Blind forest was among those mentioned and truly stood out because of its stunning visuals. Moon Studios, bring us this action platformer and have confirmed that the game is due out this holiday.

Ori and the Blind forest.

In Ori and the Blind forest, you will play as the character Ori and are tasked with navigate a perilous, dark forest gaining strength and skill to conquer the evil that lurks within. See the trailer below.

New Xbox One App: MLG available now.

MLG App available now on Xbox One

Major League gaming is now a massive brand watched by millions of people worldwide each week. The new app, which was already available on Xbox 360 allows you to watch competitive content, MLG news and live broadcasts. The app is launched just in time for the MLG Championship taking place June 20 – 22 in Anaheim, Calif., which will feature live coverage of the competition and the some of the league’s best players. The MLG Championships will feature matches in Call of Duty: Ghosts, Killer Instinct and more.

MLG App out now on Xbox One

The MLG App is just one of many that Microsoft are bringing to the Xbox One this year. Earlier this month it wasnannounced that more that 40 apps are coming to Xbox One soon.

Free Xbox Live Arcade Games On Xbox One This June

Free Xbox Live Arcade Games coming to you this June on Xbox One.

Games with gold is finally coming to Xbox One and we can’t wait. The first two games that we will get are hands on will be Arcade games, but I think that is great as you can find some absolute gems in these Xbox Live arcade games. The first two games that will be offered for free in june are Halo: Spartan Assualt & Max the curse of the brotherhood.

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Halo: Spartan Assualt Free On Xbox One

The first Free game with gold that you will receive on June 1st 2014 is Halo: Spartan Assault. Don’t get to excited this isn’t Halo as you know it, but that isn’t to say that the game is rubbish. Halo: Spartan Assault is a twin stick shooter that offers fans of the much loved Halo franchise a whole wealth of story (which is set in between halo 3 & halo 4) and gameplay to fall in love with. The Game itself does offer up some what of a challenge as you start to progress through the levels, unlike in most twin stick shooters, The creators 343 industries have done away with unlimited ammo meaning the classic gun ho approach is a bit hard to do, a slight bit of tactical play is needed to complete the whole game which consists of 30 missions.

343 Industries have once again delivered what can only be describes as a stunning looking game worthy in my opinion of being a Next-Gen title. This game becomes some much better when you load up the CO-OP mode and help a friend destroy the flood ( yes there are back again.) One of the possible downsides of Halo: Spartan Assault is all the Micro Transactions that you have within the game. The game is perfectly fine to play through without the need to purchase any of this added extras however I am personally not a fan of theses Micro transactions that have now made there way into Console games. Microsoft have done well in providing us with this as the very first Free Xbox live arcade game on Xbox One and here’s to hoping there will be many more excellent free arcade games to come.

 

MaX: the Curse of the Brotherhood Free on Xbox ONE THIS jUNE

Max: The curse of the Brotherhood is set to become the second free xbox live arcade game on Xbox One’s games with gold promotion in june and will be available to download for free from the 16th of June. The game is brought to you by Press Play. Max the curse of the brotherhood is probably one of the nicest looking Xbox One arcade games that has been released to date. There is no doubt that visually Max the curse of the Brotherhood delivers. As the character, Max you take control of a young boy that reads a spell online that sends his brother through a vortex into a unknown world of evil forces, Max who feels guilty jumps in after his brother. Armed with only a magic marker you must find your way to the evil wizard to get your brother back.

The game is a platform puzzler and is a breath of fresh air when it comes to side along puzzler games. With a good 5-7 hour long campaign to keep you going and plenty of frustrating puzzles to overcome you can be sure that the game will keep you entertained. Check out the video below of the Trailer to Max The curse of the Brotherhood.

How to get Free games On Xbox One

Free arcade classics on Xbox One

Xbox One has been around for a few months now but unfortunately the games haven’t exactly been flooding in leaving many of us gamers out there a little bored of the Next-gen already. There is a solution to the boredom crisis that has hit the Xbox One owners and that is Arcade classics. Here’s what to do, Open up your internet explorer app on your Xbox One, then head to this site http://playboxie.com/ once on the site it is pretty straight forward, just simply choose the game you want to play and of you go. Don’t be expecting games that will give Titanfall a run for its money, however I can guarantee you will enjoy yourself and it really is a neat little site to go on when you are bored and have a bit of time to kill. Have a look at the screen shots below to see just some of the free games you can play at playboxie.

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I am guessing that there is more sites like this around the web and if you do happen to know of one please do feel free to share in the comment section below. Please also remember that you need an Xbox Live Gold membership to access Internet Explorer on Xbox One, if you are yet to get a gold membership why not get one for free. Check out my page on How to get free Xbox live gold on Xbox one to find out how to get it absolutely free.

Thanks to Microsoft announcement yesterday, you can now get your hands on Free Xbox One games thanks to the games with gold offer. When I say you can now get your hands on Xbox one games for free I am lying a little bit because this offer because available in June for more details check out my other post about it here: free games coming to Xbox One

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