This Week on Xbox: April 13, 2018

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 can feast your eyes on our weekly video show above. Be sure to come back every Friday to find out what’s happening This Week on Xbox! Inside Xbox Episode Two News Recap Earlier today, we aired episode two of Inside Xbox, as we continue to…

How Gunpowder Games Incorporated Unreal Engine Marketplace Assets into ‘Maelstrom’

Hello, this is Blaine Smith from Gunpowder Games. Our recently released multiplayer fantasy naval battle game Maelstrom uses a ton of content from the Unreal Engine Marketplace, and we aren’t ashamed to admit it! 

As you’ve likely heard, the Unreal En…

This Week On Xbox: April 13, 2018

Here we go…the latest episode of This Week On Xbox. Remember, you can watch This Week on Xbox from the Community section of the Xbox One dashboard in Canada, the UK and the US or watch it on the Xbox YouTube channel (This Week on Xbox Playlist). Leave a comment below or hit me up on Twitter and let me know what […]

Starbound’s Story Within a Sandbox is Coming Soon to Xbox One

For those of you unfamiliar with Starbound, it’s an open-ended sandbox game with a strong focus on building and crafting, like Minecraft and Terraria. It presents a whole universe of procedurally generated worlds that you can travel between at your leisure. A strong design principle of Starbound during its development was “a story in a sandbox,” which presented the team with some interesting design challenges to overcome! We had several goals that we wanted to reach so that Starbound would live up to its aim of presenting a typical video-game storyline with progression, without the player being forced on to…

Flash Sale! PS Store Offers Up Scary Good Deals

Welcome everyone and behold PlayStation Store’s latest flash sale! This month we’re highlighting select titles that are sure to get your heart racing and have you sleeping with one eye open. No April fools or cute chocolate bunnies here, just pure spine-tingling terror at up to 70 percent off.

Starting now, save big on games like The Evil Within 2, Until Dawn, Outlast 2, and a lot more!

The full lineup is listed below. So get a grip on the edge of your seat and make your way over to PS Store before these deals come to an end April 16 at 8 am PT.

Wargroove’s Classic Strategy Sandbox Coming Soon to Xbox One

Wargroove is a light turn-based tactics game inspired by classics of the genre but updated with modern features and drawn in a charming, light-hearted pixel art style. Soon after Starbound came out of Early Access on PC and had its official 1.0 release, Chucklefish started an internal pitch process where everyone in the office brought forward their ideas for what games we should start working on next. Everyone in the office was a big fan of light tactical games like Advance Wars, Shining Force, and Battle for Wesnoth, but we found that there hadn’t been many games in that genre…

Welcome to The Un-Halloween Horror Spectacular, April 17 – 23

Step right up and welcome to the Un-Halloween Horror Spectacular Sale! In honor of Friday the 13th and, near halfway point to Halloween, the ID@Xbox team has curated some of our favorite horror games and discounted them by up to 70%. Whether you prefer to play as one of the world’s most iconic horror characters or enjoy a subtler scare with ominous plotlines we have something for you. Starting Tuesday, April 17 and lasting through to Monday, April 23, turn off the lights, close all your blinds, turn up the sound, and terrify yourself with these exciting thrillers that are discounted…