Obliterate your friends in Akuto: Showdown on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

You only have to watch Akuto: Showdown for a few minutes to know that it’s going to be insanely fun. From Hut 90, this is an arena brawler set in a zoomed-out isometric space, where you pick up ridiculously over-powered weapons and wail on your enemies. It’s a multiplayer, frantic, ridiculous experience and it looks …

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Outriders Review in Progress: Demo Impressions

Since seeing our first hands-on preview of Outriders last summer, I’ve been cautiously optimistic about People Can Fly’s new co-op shooter/RPG. I was disappointed by the latest delay, but as a consolation prize, Square Enix has released the first act on schedule as a demo for us to start forming impressions off of. After spending …

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TheXboxHub Official Podcast Episode 69: PlayStation State of Play 2021 Special

We had our minds firmly focused on the Nintendo Direct in the previous episode, but now another presentation has caught our attention in the form of the PlayStation State of Play. The first of its kind in 2021, the latest State of Play provides plenty to discuss alongside a raft of other news involving Halo, …

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Claim Victory in Two New Maps for Freeze Tag on Roblox

Hey there, Roblox fans! We’re back — this time with a chilly winter update for an experience that’s perfect all year round: Freeze Tag, created by Roblox developer ConnorVIII! Inspired by the classic outdoors game, players can now run, hide, and tag their way across two new maps on Xbox: Rocky Mountain and Pristine City. …

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Take in A Journey Beyond Time with the latest Aery experience

It may have passed you by but slowly and rather surely EpiXR Games have been building their Aery franchise beyond what anyone could have originally expected. In fact, from today there are no less than four separate Aery games available to play, with the latest taking you on A Journey Beyond Time.  The Aery series …

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Ronaldo and Rashford share the limelight in FIFA 21 Team of the Week #22 – 24th February 2021

It’s that time of the week where we find out the FIFA 21 Team of the Week (TOTW) once more. EA have picked the best players from those that have been performing to a high standard in the real world over the last seven days. Take a look at the official FIFA 21 Team of …

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New Smite Update Brings an All-new Goddess and Pantheon to the Battleground

Tiamat, Goddess of the Salt Sea, joins Smite as the 113th god and introduces the new Babylonian Pantheon, available today on Xbox One. The stone tablets of Babylon describe the beginning of the mortal realm – a place of chaos – until the arrival of Tiamat. She destroyed the chaos and filled the cosmic void …

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Werewolf:‌ ‌The‌ ‌Apocalypse‌ ‌-‌ ‌Heart‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌Forest‌ ‌rages‌ ‌onto‌ ‌Series‌ ‌X|S,‌ ‌Xbox‌ ‌One,‌ ‌PS5‌ ‌and‌ ‌PS4‌

Hot on the heels of the stealthy action brought about by Werewolf: The Apocalypse – Earthblood, we’re now able to delve into the same universe once more. Put all of your preconceived ideas to one side however, because Werewolf: The Apocalypse – Heart of the Forest is more of a narrative-driven affair. Still, rage will …

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Horned Knight: Reintroducing the Golden Age of Arcade Gaming

Horned Knight is a fun retro-styled action platformer game full of enemies to defeat and traps to avoid. This game is a homage to the ’80s action platformers and hopes to bring back the blend of pure fun and challenge that was a staple of arcade classics. Prepare yourself for the craziest action platformer game …

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Metal Slug and Warface shoot the free breeze with Xbox Games With Gold for March

In a break from the old routine, the Xbox Games With Gold scheme saw the team at Xbox HQ push out no less than five free games to players through February, moving on up from the usual four titles that the programme has become synonymous with. But with March on the horizon it’s time to …

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The Genre Defining ARPG Diablo II: Resurrected is Coming to Xbox

Summary Arise, Diablo, Lord of Terror! Diablo II: Resurrected beckons you back into the flames of Hell. Featuring remastered graphics, PC and console cross-progression, and the same classic gameplay that endured for a quarter century. Diablo II: Resurrected is the definitive remastering of Diablo II and its Lord of Destruction expansion — two hallmark entries …

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Looking Back to 2016 and the Undead Vegetation of Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2

It’s hard to believe but the original Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare first released more than seven years ago now. I’d been playing Plants Vs Zombies on my phone for a while, and the kind of in-depth defence of the planting of the right plants to repel the zombie hordes was very addictive. When I …

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Watch Dogs: Legion Online Mode Detailed and Dated!

Ever since Ubisoft announced that Watch Dogs was continuing with Legion, multiplayer aspects were mentioned, with fans across the globe calling for an experience like no other. And now, a few months after giving us the chance to hit London town alone, Watch Dogs: Legion’s Online mode is preparing to roll out, with full details …

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Ghostrunner Demo Available Now on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One

Summary Play through the first two levels of Ghostrunner — that’s over over 30 minutes of cyber ninja action! Join the official Ghostrunner Xbox Hub for all the latest game information. Ghostrunner is available now for Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One on the Xbox Store. Try the first two levels of one of the …

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The Wild Eight Review

Love or hate survival games, they always have an aura of intrigue surrounding them; unique in the fact that every playthrough can be a totally different experience. With a vast array of survival games on the market it can be difficult to distinguish which title will be super taxing of your own life, and which …

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Looking Back to 1986 and the one that started it all: The Legend of Zelda

Watching the livestream chat for the Nintendo Direct this week, you’d think that 2021 is on a knife’s edge, and whether it plunges into 2020-like despair is dependent on how Nintendo celebrates Link’s 35th Anniversary. Would they release a compendium of every Legend of Zelda ever made: a Zelda All Stars? Perhaps they’d opt for …

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Diablo II Resurrected coming to Xbox One, Series X|S, PS4, PS5, Switch and PC later in 2021

Ready to head to hell once more? Diablo II is being resurrected! Blizzard Entertainment have had a busy few days, what with celebrating their 30th anniversary AND having dropped two new content packs to the modern day masses. But honestly, it’s probably the confirmation that they’ll be bringing Diablo II back from the dead which …

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#SinucaAttack Review

I regularly use the columns of TheXboxHub to bemoan gaming naming nomenclature, but #SinucaAttack leaves me at a bit of a crossroads. On one hand, the word ‘Sinuca’ is a clever phonetic spelling of snooker, one of the core themes of the game itself. But then on the other hand, the name as a whole …

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Fire up the Time Machine: The Blizzard Arcade Collection Arrives Today

In celebration of Blizzard Entertainment’s 30th anniversary, we’ve recharged three of the very first games we ever developed — bringing forward all the history, hard work, and love that went into making them — and added a few extras. So, fire up the time machine and dive into the Blizzard Arcade Collection, available today on …

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