Month: July 2020

We know you’re busy and might miss out on all the exciting things we’re talking about on Xbox Wire every week. If you’ve got a few minutes, we can help remedy that. We’ve pared down the past week’s news into one easy-to-digest article for all things Xbox! Or, if you’d rather watch than read, you
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As promised, BioWare are starting to publish updates as they rethink their not-so-well-received online sci-fi shooter Anthem. Today’s update specifically talks about their goals for the loot system, which they want to be more reliable and respect a player’s time. It doesn’t sound like anything is set in stone yet, so this will definitely be
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Despite all of the new info about Halo Infinite we got last week, some details were conspicuously absent. Namely, Microsoft and 343 Industries weren’t talking about multiplayer, which is traditionally a major draw for the series.  Today, the official Halo Twitter account confirmed rumors that the upcoming game’s multiplayer mode will be free-to-play, making it accessible
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After an initial release that failed to meet fan expectations, Anthem saw a rapid drop-off in its player base, and failed to transform into the long-tail living game that its creators had clearly hoped to craft. But BioWare has also more recently articulated its goals to dramatically rework the game to better capture its potential.
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Akin to The Witcher 3 before it, many are expecting Cyberpunk 2077 to take western RPGs to new heights. This may come to pass with the mission structure, gameplay, and narrative. However, it seems fans should especially look forward to the more dialogue-centric scenes. These sequences will apparently allow players to peek around, surveying the surrounding
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2020 has clearly been a strange year so far, however, we have had a number of great video games regardless of which platform you play on. Highlights include Animal Crossing: New Horizons on Switch, Final Fantasy VII Remake on the PlayStation 4 and Half-Life: Alyx on PC. Respected publication TIME has listed their favourite games
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FAIRY TAIL, the highly anticipated JRPG based on the beloved manga adaptation from Gust, is finally here! After a short delay (thanks, COVID-19!) gamers can now follow channel their inner flame dragon and travel through Fiore with Natsu, Lucy, and the rest of the Fairy Tail crew. Warning: There may be some minor spoilers in
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It’s the 1st of August tomorrow so it is time to check out which video games launched on the Nintendo Switch eShop during the month of July 2020. There was one big Nintendo release which was the charming Paper Mario: The Origami King which launched on the 9th July and there was also the highly
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Summer Steven & Alolan Sandslash and Summer Lyra & Jigglypuff have arrived and are recruitable via the sync pair spotlight scout until August 16! The sync pair of Steven & Alolan Sandslash can unleash Ice-type attacks like Icicle Spear and Icicle Crash, while Lyra & Jigglypuff can deploy Fairy-type moves like Dazzling Gleam, which damages all opponents at
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By Stephany Nunneley, Friday, 31 July 2020 17:22 GMT Carrion was released last week, and it has already sold quite a few copies. Carrion has sold nearly 200,000 copies since its release on July 23, according to Phobia Game Studios and publisher Devolver Digital. The game also has “hundreds of thousands of players” on Xbox
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