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Never Alone, Jackbox Party Pack discounted on Xbox Live

Co-op puzzle platformer Never Alone and the five-game Jackbox Party Pack headline this week's Deals With Gold lineup on Xbox Live, as publishers Capcom and 2K offer steep price drops for several featured Xbox 360 games. Xbox 360 owners can pick up cheap Games On Demand versions of featured games...

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Phantom Dust for Xbox One will retell original game's story, may release in 2015

The upcoming JRPG Phantom Dust for Xbox One will offer a "reimagining" of the story featured in the game's original 2005 Xbox release, Microsoft Studios Creative Director Ken Lobb revealed on The Inner Circle podcast this week. Few details regarding Phantom Dust were divulged since its E3 2014 u...

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Xbox One February system update introduces game hubs, TV updates

Microsoft detailed a new system update rolling out to Xbox One consoles next month that will introduce game-specific hub areas, among other new and expanded features. Following the launch of February's update, Xbox One games will each have their own hub area that displays leaderboards, clips a...

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GTA5 tops PS4 digital sales charts for December

Gamers who found a PlayStation 4 under their Christmas trees last month very quickly turned their holiday cheer into murderous bloodshed, as Sony revealed that Rockstar's remastered port of Grand Theft Auto 5 ranked as the PlayStation 4's most popular digital purchase in the month of December. G...

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The best and fastest: Highlights from Awesome Games Done Quick 2015

The annual Awesome Games Done Quick marathon is one of the biggest charity events in gaming, with this year's show raising more than $1 million in charitable donations for the Prevent Cancer Foundation over a grueling week-long campaign. During the course of the event, gamers from across the globe ...

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Microsoft Studios lays out Let's Play monetization rules

Microsoft Studios has outlined a revised ruleset for players looking to monetize footage from Microsoft-published games on video-sharing sites, granting permission to Let's Players and Twitch streamers with some stipulations. Under the publisher's rules, players may monetize footage from Microso...

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3D After Burner 2 simulates multiple arcade cabinet styles

If your memories of Sega's classic arcade shoot-'em-up After Burner 2 are tied to one of the game's many unique cabinet styles, a new port for the Nintendo 3DS will hit you with an unexpected wave of nostalgia. The upcoming 3D After Burner 2 will simulate all of the game's arcade cabinet variations...

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Rogue Legacy coming to Xbox One 'sometime-ish' this year

Developer Cellar Door Games confirmed that an Xbox One version of its roguelike platformer Rogue Legacy is in the works, non-specifically narrowing down a release date to "sometime-ish." A studio representative later told Polygon that a release is "definitely coming this year." Rogue Legacy orig...

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Dragon Ball Xenoverse delayed to late February in Europe

Bandai Namco's self-insert fanfiction brawler Dragon Ball Xenoverse has shifted to a late February release date in Europe in an effort "to ensure the highest possible gameplay experience for our fans," the publisher states. In Dragon Ball Xenoverse, players guide a custom-created character thr...

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Next week's Destiny patch fixes Crota's End exploits

Bungie will deploy a Destiny patch fixing several issues within the recently introduced DLC raid mission Crota's End, addressing lingering bugs before introducing a harder difficulty mode for the level. Notably, the patch will eliminate the "knee glitch" that allowed players to easily take out r...

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