PlayStation Classic Launches Today: Our Favorite Games

PlayStation Classic launches today! And it us wistfully strolling down memory (card) lane. Many of the 20 titles preloaded onto the miniature console not only changed the medium forever, but impacted each of us as gamers. Everybody comes to the table with a different beloved pick from the legendary lineup, and swapping memories is almost as fun as jumping back into these classics. Join us as we reflect on our favorites from that defining era.

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Release: FLASHBACK™

Attacked on Titan. FLASHBACK™ is now available, only on GOG.com, 10% off until January 3rd.As resilient as its scientist protagonist, legendary platformer FLASHBACK™ returns in its 25th anniversary with a Modern mode! This optional mode brings a post-…

Free Content Coming Soon to Battlefield V

Editor’s Note: We have removed the availability date for Battlefield V: Tides of War Chapter 1: Overture here on Xbox Wire. This update is still considered coming soon and we’ll update this article with the launch date once it’s confirmed with EA and DICE.  Battlefield V launched November 20 on Xbox One with eight unique maps, eight intense modes, a variety of weapons, vehicles, and munitions. But there’s so much more coming in the Tides of War, the game’s ongoing live service available free to all players. Tides of War Chapter 1: Overture is coming soon and we’re here to…

Prepare for the Team-Oriented Gameplay of Aftercharge on Xbox One and Xbox Game Pass

Hello Xbox players! At Chainsawesome Games, we’re all big on multiplayer games and our favorites are the ones you need to coordinate as a team to outsmart your opponents. As gamers ourselves, what we’ve seen way too many times are games meant to be played in teams in which players mostly play only for themselves. While designing our own competitive team game Aftercharge, we tried to put a few things in place to encourage good teammate behavior within the core of the game. Small Teams Aftercharge is a 3 vs 3 game. We felt like having teams of that size…

New Preview Alpha Ring 1902 Update – 12/3/18

Starting at 2:00 p.m. PDT today, members of the Xbox One Preview Alpha will begin receiving a new 1902 Xbox One system update (181129-1920). The 1902 build is a new release of the recovery building upon the latest 1811 build plus new bug fixes. Read on for more about the fixes and known issues in the latest 1902 system update.   Fixes:   My Games and Apps Performance fixes for various FastStart titles to improve the installation experience. Fixes to various games (e.g. Resident Evil 0) in which cutscenes would fail and the game would lock.  The cutscenes now play…

Podcast: Villa Gorilla and the making of Yoku’s Island Express

Back in November 2017, we visited the headquarters of Yoku’s Island Express developer Villa Gorilla in Stockholm, Sweden and recorded an audio interview with programmer Jens Andersson and artist Mattias Snygg. That interview has been in the Team17 vaults since

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The Humble Book Bundle: Planetary Exploration by Make:Thinking…

The Humble Book Bundle: Planetary Exploration by Make:Thinking of DIYing your way to Mars? Get insight from our Planetary Exploration book bundle! Land ebooks like Planes, Gliders and Paper Rockets, Make: Drones, and Make: Rockets right now (no nerve-w…

New Preview Alpha Skip Ahead 1904 Build – 12/3/18

Starting at 2:00 p.m. PDT today, members of the Xbox One Preview Skip Ahead will begin receiving the latest 1904 Xbox One system update (rs_xbox_dev_flight.181130.1900). Read on for more about the fixes and known issues in the latest 1904 system update.  This build has the same features as 1811 and fixes in 1902 plus more to be announced over the coming months! Fixes:   Audio: Fixes to resolve audio timing issues that resulted in stuttering and missing audio.  My Games and Apps Fixes to the system to ensure that Game Updates are automatically downloaded and installed when the user selects…