Mafia 3 is set in the fictional city of New Bordeaux, a New Orleans-inspired party town with a signature drink known as the Bourbon City Blinder. The drink is a potent blend of bourbon, rum, ginger beer and aromatic bitters. Is it delicious, or just bitter and boozy enough to explain why everyone in New Bordeaux is always running or gunning each other down? Discover which along with us in the following video.
Superhero fighting game sequel Injustice 2 is here and Superman is still being a super jerk. It's like he can't let go of that time when the Joker made him kill his wife and unborn child, which then triggered a nuke that destroyed Metropolis and killed millions more innocent civilians. Pretty melodramatic, I think you'll agree. So how about we head into story mode and kick him directly in his superbutt?
We return to the Wild West challenges in Red Dead Redemption gameplay this week, as we set out to collect some of the exciting new flora offered by the strange new land of Mexico. Prickly pears are the goal, and we'll need plenty if we're to reach the next rank of our survivalist challenge. This is lucky as they also just so happen to be the preferred snack of Horson Welles, our beloved steed. We spoil that horse, we really do.
Superhero fighting game Injustice 2 is out this week, continuing the story of Injustice: Gods Among Us, in which Superman killed his wife Lois, their unborn son, and everyone in Metropolis, after being drugged by the Joker. Naturally, he's a bit peeved, which makes it all the more baffling that a bunch of no-power scrubs are trying to take him on, as we discover later in the Show.
Destiny 2 adds a bundle of new things to your to-do list as Guardian, including new Lost Sector dungeons, new multiplayer mode Countdown, a new clan system and a Guided Game matchmaking system. Check them all out in Destiny 2 gameplay in the video above.
Witness a hot first episode of new co-op gameplay from Destiny 2 Strike Mission The Inverted Spire, in which Luke of Outside Xtra and I platform precariously to a giant drill platform, on a mission to investigate the Cabal and shoot up Vex Goblins.
A cliffhanger ending is an unresolved ending that hopes to lure people back by promising they'll find out what happens next. Sometimes, however, that promise is a big fat lie, and you never find out what happens next because there was no sequel, the sequel got cancelled, or the sequel just went ahead and ignored the ending of the last game. Just remember all these times videogames did precisely that.
The 2 Million Subscriberpalooza continues with the Q and A video that all (some) of you have been crying out (asking politely) for! Sadly we weren't able to answer all several thousand of the questions you asked, but keep them coming and we'll try and do more! Enjoy and thank you, once again.
Hitman Elusive Target 24 is The Badboy: a tripcore artist hiding out on a movie set in the Italian seaside town of Sapienza while on the run from the authorities. Who will be lethally tackled by the target's security? Who will try to cram an entourage member in the portable toilet? Who will split the badboy's skull with a cleaver? Watch and learn.
Here's a new episode of Red Dead Redemption gameplay - our first in Mexico, where we are greeted by Landon Ricketts, a retired gunslinger who used to be the fastest gun in the West but is now enjoying a quiet retirement in the town of Chuparosa. Now that we're here it's not long before he ends up fighting the Mexican army in a cave. Sorry, Landon, this sort of thing is always happening to us.
The Surge is a sci-fi action role-playing game in which robots have gone rogue and started attacking humans. I don't know why anyone is surprised, in my videogame experience, robots do very little but attack humans, as Mike discovers later in the show.
Helicopters in games crash as often as Windows Vista trying to sync iTunes because if you could just chopper your way out of trouble without crashing, most videogames would be eight minutes long. Just think of all the times you tried to helicopter your problems away, only you crashed because of course you did.
As of just now, Outside Xbox has 2 million subscribers on YouTube. Thank you to everyone who ever watched, liked, subscribed, shared us with a friend or accidentally left a playlist running for a really long time. To celebrate, we put our friendships on the line in the ULTIMATE TEST of FRIENDSHIP and ANSWER GUESSING. Enjoy?
Prepare to cry! The Dark Souls series is dead, at least for the foreseeable future. Where are we going to get our masochistic action RPG kicks from now? Well here are 6 upcoming games that promise to scratch that Dark Souls itch. You probably want to get that looked at, by the way.
We move all the stuff from Morgan Yu's apartment (flat) into the elevator (lift) because space station Talos 1 is a death trap and the TranStar researchers are jackasses (rotten science blighters). Can we escape with all the stuff? How much of the stuff is Mimics? Find your answers in this Xbox One gameplay.
In this latest episode of Red Dead Redemption gameplay, we finally get to put our trojan cart plan into action and roll into Fort Mercer, all gatling guns blazing. Things don't go as smoothly as we'd hoped, though, leading to an impromptu trip to Mexico with everyone's favourite offensive national stereotype, Irish. If this is just an excuse for him to pick up some cheap bottles of tequila, we're going to be so mad, you guys.
Prey tells the story of Morgan Yu, a scientist on a space station overrun by mimics: horrible scuttling shadow monsters that disguise themselves as ordinary household objects to trick you into getting your face near them. That's far from the only time we've been tricked by shapeshifters in videogames, as we recollect later in the show.
We all love a gritty, realistic adventure where everyone's head is the normal size. But these ridiculous alternative modes are just the ticket to mix things up, transforming our fave games with the power of whimsy, physics and gigantic heads. Consider these times we enjoyed our favourite games with a side order of silly, and it was delicious.
Here's Outlast 2 gameplay in which we steer unlucky cameraman Blake Langermann through the backwater digs of a murder cult in search of Blake's even less lucky wife Lynn. Beware horror, gore, jumpscares and scary folk art corpse sculpture in the following gameplay from Outlast 2 on Xbox One.
Injustice 2 is a fighting game in which the fighting is all done by superheroes. It looks like fun, sure, but before you consider fighting a superhero yourself, bear in mind you will almost certainly be horribly killed. Or at least you will while they are all using moves like these.
In this latest episode of Red Dead Redemption gameplay, we finish up our preparations for the assault on Fort Mercer by doing some final chores for Nigel West Dickens, Irish, and Seth, the ragtag crew we've assembled to help us Trojan Horse our way into the fort. These include helping Seth find his treasure, a process that involves exactly as many corpses as you'd expect, when Seth's involved.
Outlast 2 follows investigative journalist Blake Langermann who is investigating the murder of a woman in the Arizona desert when he runs into a cult, and things go all Outlast 1. Blake does ignore all the warning signs to get out of there immediately, though, such as spooky crows, weird religious art, and corpses, so this is partially his own doing. This is the case with many other videogame heroes, we discover later in the show.
Not all games stand idly by when you act like a jerk for no reason, as anyone who's beaten up a chicken in a Zelda game can tell you. Some skip the standard morality meter in favour of direct punishment, as in The Warriors, Banjo Kazooie, Resident Evil 4 and Spelunky. Consider the karmic smackdowns in the following video, and be warned.
Wannabe astronaut me recently did some training with the European Space Agency and Mass Effect Andromeda. The time has come to put that space training to work in zero gravity, aboard a parabolic flight. Now boarding flight zero-g to weightlessness, please stow your tray table and discover seven things to do if you find yourself without gravity.
As a first stab by DICE at a Star Wars Battlefront game, 2015's Star Wars Battlefront was impressive but flawed. Over two years of unending galactic conflict, fans have identified several infuriating elements of the experience and, fortunately, DICE has fixed six of the biggest offenders for sequel Star Wars Battlefront 2, which arrives in November of this year. Consider these Star Wars Battlefront bugbears that are fixed for the follow-up.
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