Xbox Live Update for the week of July 2, 2014

With a holiday weekend upon us, the pickings are a bit slimmer than normal. This is a quality over quantity situation though, as the excellent Guacamelee Super Turbo Championship Edition is available. Even better for Xbox One owners, it’s completely free through Games with Gold. What the heck is a a Guacamelee, you might ask? more »

Xbox Live update for the week of June 18, 2014

Video games give us the opportunity to be anything from an NFL quarterback to a space marine. This week, we can even be blobs. Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack is a puzzle-platformer on the Xbox 360 that has you start as a captive, but learn to devour everything. Your growth spurt includes gaining cool superpowers more »

Xbox Live Update for the week of May 28, 2014

The long awaited  has finally arrived on both Xbox One and Xbox 360. Play as hacker Aiden Pearce, in possession of a unique device that turns the city of Chicago into his plaything. Hack traffic signals to aid your pursuit of targets. Stop trains to escape authorities tailing you. Are you ready for this much more »

Xbox Live update for the week of May 21, 2014

The Memorial Day weekend is nearly upon us, so it’s fitting that this week’s biggest release gives us an alternate history of World War II. What, you don’t remember that time the Nazis won? One of the most famous shooter franchises returns with Wolfenstein: The New Order. It’s up to BJ Blazkowicz to set history more »

Xbox Live Update for the week of May 14, 2014

Who’s ready to travel through time as a member of the Super Time Force? Bend time itself to your will in this platformer, using it to team up with past versions of yourself. Use one of 16 characters and battle through six time periods to restore order. Cleaning up time is a tough gig, but more »

Microsoft will offer refunds for Xbox Live Gold subscriptions

Microsoft recently revealed it won’t require users subscribe to Xbox Live Gold to access apps such as Netflix, YouTube, Twitch, HBO Go and others. This change takes place in June. However, if you don’t want to be a Gold member after the update hits, you’ll be able to recover a portion of your investment. Microsoft more »

Xbox Live Update for the week of May 7, 2014

Peggle 2, which arrived on Xbox One a while back, is now available on the Xbox 360. It features 120 levels, magical powers and four all-new masters. Try new multiplayer options in the four-player Peg Party mode or two-player Duel Mode. Peggle 2 is $11.99. Get ready, puzzle buffs. RPG Bound By Flame has arrived more »

Xbox Live update for the week of April 30, 2014

Ubisoft’s gorgeous RPG Child of Light is now available on both the Xbox 360 and the . It’s a tale about a young Austrian girl who falls into a deep sleep then wakes up in the fairytale kingdom of Lemuria. While there, she’ll discover that the Black Queen has stolen the sun, the moon and more »


Xbox Live update for the week of April 23, 2014

Defense Technica is here for the Xbox Live arcade. I don’t know yet if the game is any good at all, but the press release describing it is meme worthy. The new revolution of Tower defence! Defence Technica! A project ‘Noah’ is now released to defeat the cruel invader Hergus and save the world. You more »


Xbox Live Update for the week of April 16, 2014

GO-O-O-OO-AL! The World Cup is almost here and everybody’s celebrating, including the video game consoles. Games on Demand offers up EA Sports 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil for the Xbox 360 this week. It’s a special version of FIFA we get in World Cup years. Choose from one of 203 national teams in authentic Brazilian more »


Xbox Live Update for the week of April 9, 2014

After decades away from the diamond, RBI Baseball 14 is now available on the Xbox 360. It’s a more retro take on the national pastime, in keeping with the arcade roots of the original. But the MLB license gives it all 30 teams and real pro players, a bonus not all of the RBI games more »

Xbox Live update for the week of April 2, 2014

The Arkham Origins experience continues in Arkham Origins: Blackgate Deluxe Edition on the Xbox 360. This 2.5 D adventure has already appeared on portable systems and now  made its way to Xbox Live. There’s been an explosion at Blackgate Prison, and now the inmates are in charge. There’s only one man who can stop this, more »