Realizing the Dream World of Anodyne on Xbox One

I’m happy to announce that Anodyne, our surreal, dream-like adventure game is now available on Xbox One. As you wander the dreamscapes of Anodyne, you may wonder how such worlds came to be. Well, today, with rarely shown concept art, I’d like to take you back 6 years to when we were creating the levels. To make a level, I first developed descriptions for the areas, and then relied on the expertise of Marina Kittaka, the artist and writer, to visually flesh out the worlds. I was heavily inspired by the surreal nightmare spaces of the cult classic Yume Nikki,…

This Week on Xbox: September 21, 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 Returns September 25 with Forza Horizon 4 and Much More Inside Xbox returns on Tuesday, September 25…

How the Creators of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Help You Choose Your Character

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey is breaking from its predecessors in a number of big ways; Odyssey takes place centuries before the Assassins were even ‘a thing’, adds considerable RPG elements, and, most significantly, puts the power of choice into your well-armed hands. “Because choice is at the center of everything, we thought it’d be a huge disservice if we were then like ‘here’s your person: go!’” Mel MacCoubrey told me at a recent preview event. She’s the Narrative Director on ACO, working out of Ubisoft Quebec. So, with that in mind, let’s meet Kassandra and Alexios. Unlike Assassin’s Creed Origins, which…

This Week On Xbox: September 21, 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 […]

Become the Best in Fishing Sim World on Xbox One

Hey there! Whatever your favorite discipline of fishing is, tournaments are becoming more popular and more rewarding in this great sport! Fishing Sim World reflects the competitive element, allowing you take part in live tournaments against opponents from around the world. The Dovetail Fishing League (DFL) is waiting for you to enter as you compete with fellow anglers across the world in individual events for the glory of being crowned Angler of the Month. The DFL consists of multiple events split across four different series. The four different series reflect the four styles of fishing in Fishing Sim World. First…

New Preview Alpha Ring 1810 Update – 9/21/18

Starting at 2:00 p.m. PDT today, members of the Xbox One Preview Alpha Ring will begin receiving the latest 1810 Xbox One system update (180918-1920). Read on for more about the fixes and known issues in the latest 1810 system update. Fixes:   My Games and Apps Fixes to how Games and Apps are installed, updated and launched to ensure the games/apps can launch correctly and not provide the user with an error requiring a reinstall of the game/ app. System System Memory and Performance fixes in this build. Localization fixes in this build.   Known Issues:   Avatars It…