Xbox Live Games with Gold Update – March 2018
After releasing Crazy Taxi and Shadow Warrior as some of the gifts for Xbox Live Gold subscribers last month, the next set of games to be released for free under the Games With Gold promotion have now been announced by Microsoft. Xbox 360 owners will be treated to Disney's BRAVE The Video Game and Quantum Conundrum. If…
Games with Gold Announced for August 2017
Keeping with tradition, the newest batch of free games have been announced for Xbox Live Gold members. July saw some pretty interesting titles on the market and August has a fantastic lineup now as well. Xbox One Gold members can look forward to getting the adorable indie title Slime Rancher…
E3 2017: Original Xbox Games Coming To Backwards Compatibility
Back in 2015, Microsoft announced that they would be bringing Xbox 360 games to the Xbox One via a Backwards Compatibility program. The inclusion of the feature, which was not included at the console's launch, is one of the many reasons why the Xbox One continues to compete with the PlayStation…
VGU’s Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Xbox One Games
The Xbox One has seen a surge in popularity in the last few months with the arrival of the Xbox One S, as well as a few exclusive titles that you cannot find on any other platform. Whether you are a casual gamer, or one of the best players on…
Gears of War 4 Launch Trailer Has Just Been Released
Gears of War 4 is due to release very soon and just to spur on that extra anticipation Xbox have released a brand new launch trailer via their official YouTube channel. The two-minute-long cinematic features narration from everyone’s favourite disgruntled veteran Marcus Fenix, along with snippets of scenes from the…
Run the Jewels Showcases New Song in Gears of War 4 Trailer
Xbox and indie hip hop group Run the Jewels have shown off their recent collaborations with a sneak preview of their third album Run the Jewels 3  with their song release Panther Like a Panther. The track has been exclusively shown the the latest trailer for Gears of War 4 'Horde…
Yooka-Laylee Toybox Hands On Preview
When Yooka-Laylee first appeared on Kickstarter, I leapt at the occasion to give this new project some of my hard-earned money in order for these Rare veterans and composers a chance to make a game I have been pining for since the 2000 release of Banjo-Tooie on the Nintendo 64.…
VGU Podcast Episode 3 – Overwatch, Nintendo and Gummy Don Matrick
[audio mp3="http://videogamesuncovered.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/VGUPodcast_07_05_16.mp3"][/audio] Welcome to episode three of the VGU Podcast where we take a moment out of writing the news to talk about it as well as what we have been getting our hands on. The VGU Podcast is a bi-weekly cast and we are looking to add a segment…
TY the Tasmanian Tiger Bounces on to Early Access
TY the Tasmanian Tiger, the child friendly platformer released in 2002 on PlayStation 2, Xbox and GameCube, has just launched on Steam Early Access. The original developers, Krome Studios, are the guys behind the remaster and are aiming to release the game fully in Q3 2016. Players control TY on…
Dead Island 2 Has A New Developer
The development for Dead Island 2 has been taken over by Sumo Digital, the studio behind LittleBigPlanet3. Publisher Deep Silver told MCV today that it had moved the production of the zombie shooter to the studio as “Sumo showed so much understanding of the brand, had creative ideas and an excellent, vision that…
Compensation for Xbox Live Downtime
Larry 'Major Nelson' Hryb spoke out about the downtime that Xbox Live has been experiencing over the last two weeks. Reddit user BIGBLOCK22s submitted a thread titled 'Has Microsoft even thought about compensation for the last 2 weeks?' Major Nelson responded "I've taken some of the more thoughtful comments and shared them with…
Lionhead Studios and Press Play Shuttered by Microsoft; Project Knoxville and Fable Legends Cancelled
In an unexpected turn of events, Microsoft have announced via Xbox Wire that they are cancelling development of Fable Legends and shutting down Lionhead Studios, the developer behind the Fable series as part of a move to focus its investments on 'the games and franchises that fans find most exciting and…
Five Unsung Gems from the Original Xbox
Considering that Microsoft’s Xbox brand is one the big juggernauts of gaming, it seems that few people cast their minds back to where it all began. Competing with Sony’s PlayStation 2 and Nintendo’s criminally under-appreciated GameCube, the original Xbox was the award middle child of that generations consoles. It bolstered…
Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn gets Gameplay Trailer
We all have that game in our childhood where we dream of a sequel, yet it just never happened. For some it was Conker's Bad Fur Day, for others it was a third outing in the Medevil series, though nobody wanted it to be Shaq Fu, the brilliantly mediocre title…
Life is Strange gets a Physical Release
Hot off the release of absolutely fantastic finale, DONTNOD have announced a physical release of Life is Strange. The physical release comes in the form of a special limited edition set, which is available to pre-order now on the Square Enix store. The limited edition comes with a 32-page art…
Imperial City Now Available for PS4 and Xbox One
Do we have your ear, citizen? Good, because we have some good news for you console-playing ESO fans. The Imperial City DLC is now available to download on the Playstation 4 and Xbox One. What does this mean for the players? Well it means you get a content pack that…
Life is Strange Episode 5 Gets Release Date
If you're like me and have been playing Dontnod Entertainment's episodic series; Life is Strange, then you know the pain of waiting for episode 5, especially after the fantastic cliffhanger for episode 4. Well, our wait time is almost over as Dotnod Entertainment released a blog on the Square Enix…
Rock Band 4 Full Tracklist Revealed
All 60 of Rock Band 4's tracks were revealed today via the game's official website. The game will also allow the potential for more than 1000 additional songs via downloadable content. The game includes tracks such as: .38 Special - "Caught Up In You" 4 Non Blondes - "What's Up?"…
Phantom Pain Warns Players of Game-breaking Bug
Konami placed an announcement on their latest title Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain warning players to not bring Quiet along with you as a companion for either Mission 29 or Mission 42. Doing so can possibly trigger the corruption which will kill the player's save file. For those…
Rise of the Tomb Raider Gets PC and PS4 Release Date
Microsoft have been boasting the exclusivity of Rise of the Tomb Raider as an Xbox One and 360 title, we all knew this would only be a temporary deal but we didn't know the extent.  Square Enix have announced in a recent press release when we can expect to see…
E3 2015: Halo 5 Warzone Multiplayer Announced
Microsoft and 343 Industries have announced Halo Warzone, a new multiplayer mode that encompasses big team battle with AI  teammates and opponents. We saw Hunters, players flying in with Pelicans. The new game mode is playable at E3. Halo 5 is Microsoft's flagship series and after the mixed reception that…