EA Gamescom 2015 Conference Live Stream: Watch It Here

EA Gamescom 2015 Conference Live Stream: Watch It Here

Star Wars: Battlefront, Mirror's Edge Catalyst, Need for Speed and FIFA 16 will lead EA's Gamescom press briefing on Wednesday 5 August and you can watch the live stream video here. Join us at 9AM UK time (1AM Pacific) for new gameplay and trailers from EA's big hitters.

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15 hours ago

King's Quest Begins with Episode 1: A Knight to Remember

King's Quest Begins with Episode 1: A Knight to Remember

A Knight to Remember is chapter one of the new King's Quest. Playing it here on Xbox One we escape a mattress dragon with a magic mirror, repair a busted cart with bread and hatchet everything else with a hatchet.

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19 hours ago

Xbox Gamescom 2015 Conference Live Stream: Watch It Here

Xbox Gamescom 2015 Conference Live Stream: Watch It Here

Get your eyes on Xbox's Gamescom 2015 offering live from Cologne from 3PM UK time (7AM Pacific), with appearances from Quantum Break, Crackdown 3, Halo 5 and Rise of the Tomb Raider.

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Yesterday

Batman: Arkham Knight's Harley Quinn DLC is Short But Short

Batman: Arkham Knight's Harley Quinn DLC is Short But Short

Batman: Arkham Knight's Harley Quinn Story Pack DLC puts you in the mismatched shoes of Harley Quinn on a mission to free Poison Ivy from the Bludhaven police department using clown-themed gadgets, psychosis vision and a big metal baseball bat. Clearly most of the police are on holiday that day, because it springing Ivy will take you under 30 minutes.

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2 days ago

Now Is the Time to Become a Professional Gambler in Shenmue 2

Now Is the Time to Become a Professional Gambler in Shenmue 2

Lucky Hit is a kind of high-stakes Peggle played on every street in 1980s Hong Kong, according to Shenmue 2. The obvious next step in our urgent mission to track down Ryo's father's killer is to become the world's greatest Lucky Hit player. And begin!

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5 days ago

Show of the Week: Rare Replay and Battletoads' Hardest Level Revisted

Show of the Week: Rare Replay and Battletoads' Hardest Level Revisted

Rare Replay is a collection of 30 retro games to celebrate the 30th year of beloved British game developer Rare, the studio that made Perfect Dark, Viva Pinata and Banjo Kazooie. It's also the outfit behind Snake Rattle and Roll, Digger T Rock: Legend of the Lost City and Solar Jetman: Hunt For The Golden Warpship, as you will learn if you dig into Rare Replay bundle.

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6 days ago

8 'Useful' Items That Were No Help Whatsoever

8 'Useful' Items That Were No Help Whatsoever

Don't you hate it when you've packed your bag for a quest/heist/zombie outbreak and the 'essential' items that should have been totally useful turn out to be completely useless? Save yourself the space and leave this junk at home.

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6 days ago

7 Times Creators Cameoed as Themselves With Bizarre Results

7 Times Creators Cameoed as Themselves With Bizarre Results

Making a videogame is really difficult, so it's no surprise some developers need more recognition for their hard work than a couple of BAFTAs. That's why some developers put themselves in their own games for players to find. Here are seven times game creators turned up in their own games, as themselves, fourth wall be damned.

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7 days ago

No Time To Explain is Xbox One's Most Baffling Game

No Time To Explain is Xbox One's Most Baffling Game

No Time To Explain on Xbox One is one of the most confusing games we've ever experienced. There is a giant robot crab, a furious shark and several unashamedly paradoxical time travel moments. That's all we could work out when we played it, see if you can make any more sense of No Time to Explain in this Xbox One gameplay.

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8 days ago

We Wrangle Cubes in Portally Puzzler QUBE Director's Cut on Xbox One

We Wrangle Cubes in Portally Puzzler QUBE Director's Cut on Xbox One

In QUBE you play an amnesiac astronaut trapped in a giant spacefaring Rubik's Cube on a deadly collision course with Earth. Imagine Armageddon but with physics-based cube puzzles in place of Bruce Willis drilling an asteroid. Watch us save the world with cubes, probably, in this Xbox One QUBE gameplay.

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9 days ago

Shenmue 2 Distracts Us With Capsule Toys, Arm Wrestling, Street Crime

Shenmue 2 Distracts Us With Capsule Toys, Arm Wrestling, Street Crime

With the funds mustered by a record-breaking Kickstarter, the formerly mythical Shenmue 3 is on the way at last. The time is ripe therefore to revisit Hong Kong in 2001's revered Shenmue 2, where we step off the boat from Japan and are immediately sidetracked from our mission to find our father's killer by capsule toy machines, arm wrestling matches and thieving urchins.

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11 days ago

Show of the Week: Rise of the Tomb Raider and How To Survive in the Style of Lara Croft

Show of the Week: Rise of the Tomb Raider and How To Survive in the Style of Lara Croft

Rise of the Tomb Raider takes Lara Croft to Siberia on the hunt for the ancient city of Kitezh. Conditions are harsh, with deadly storms, angry bears and baddies with guns to make things even harsher. But Lara knows a thing or two about survival.

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12 days ago

7 Arm Upgrades So Superior to Regular Human Arms It's Embarrassing

7 Arm Upgrades So Superior to Regular Human Arms It's Embarrassing

The human arm is an obsolete appendage, poorly equipped for today's modern world. Proof? Look at these seven arm upgrades so superior to boring human arms it's embarrassing.

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13 days ago

Metal Gear Solid 5: The 5 Most Kojima Moments

Metal Gear Solid 5: The 5 Most Kojima Moments

With Hideo Kojima's name being systematically scrubbed from all the marketing material for Metal Gear Solid 5 and a lot of the gameplay so far emphasising gritty military action, you'd be forgiven for wondering whether Metal Gear's mile-wide weird streak will continue in MGS5. Worry not, as these five moments we experienced during the opening hours of the game prove it's definitely as strange and quirky as it ever was.

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14 days ago

GTA Online Heist Concludes With Heartwarming Display of Teamwork

GTA Online Heist Concludes With Heartwarming Display of Teamwork

In our latest series of GTA Online heist adventures, we've stolen weed, coke, meth, viagra and MDMA. Now it's time to take it to market. The trouble is, all the people we stole the aforementioned narcotics off want them back, and have teamed up to make that happen. It would be a heartwarming display of unity and teamwork if they weren't all firing guns at us.

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15 days ago

Arkham Knight's Batgirl DLC Welcomes You to World's Worst Amusement Park

Arkham Knight's Batgirl DLC Welcomes You to World's Worst Amusement Park

In Batman: Arkham Knight's new DLC, you step into the crime-fighting wedge heels of Barbara Gordon in her pre-Oracle days as Batgirl. In this Xbox One gameplay she takes on The Joker in an abandoned amusement park on an offshore oil rig. It is pretty easy to see why it was abandoned, to be honest.

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16 days ago

Show of the Week: Rainbow Six Siege and 5 Games in Love with Smashing Buildings

Show of the Week: Rainbow Six Siege and 5 Games in Love with Smashing Buildings

Rainbow Six Siege's obsession with smashing its levels into matchsticks makes us think it's got a bitter grudge against the buildings themselves, like maybe a building killed its parents. But it's not the only game that hates unobliterated architecture, oh no.

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20 days ago

7 Genius Ideas That Started Life as Fan Mods

7 Genius Ideas That Started Life as Fan Mods

Sometimes a fan mod is so good it goes on to inspire something in a future game or a whole game of its own. Take freeform base building, one of Fallout 4's various killer features, which takes its cues from a mod for Fallout 3 called Real Time Settler and a mod for Fallout New Vegas called Wasteland Defense. Now take these other six genius ideas that started life as mods.

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20 days ago

4 Xbox One Horror Games That Deserve Your Terrified Attention

4 Xbox One Horror Games That Deserve Your Terrified Attention

As Xbox gamers, we have long looked with envious eyes at the PC's flourishing indie horror scene. But soon enough we'll have a handful of horror gems to play for ourselves. This diverse bunch coming to Xbox One (or probably coming to Xbox One) will have us all sleeping with the lights on. Yay?

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21 days ago

Here Is Space Piracy for Beginners in Elite Dangerous on Xbox One

Here Is Space Piracy for Beginners in Elite Dangerous on Xbox One

Here at Outside Xbox we've always aspired to be mighty space pirates, feared in every system from here to Rho Ophiuchi. Unfortunately, we're not particularly adept at space piracy. Just look at our calamitous mission to assassinate coffee-quaffing space celeb Gianmaria Obligis.

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22 days ago

We Are Quite Bad at Stealth Platformer The Swindle

We Are Quite Bad at Stealth Platformer The Swindle

The Swindle is an upcoming Xbox One stealth platformer best described as Deus Ex meets Spelunky. The levels are procedurally generated, right down to the addresses and business names, and your job as one of a gang of master thieves is to steal as much loot as possible from a level without getting caught or dying. We're not so good at the last part, as you will see in this gameplay.

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23 days ago

Batman Arkham Knight Cocktail is the Drink Gotham Deserves

Batman Arkham Knight Cocktail is the Drink Gotham Deserves

The Love Potion #728 is a cocktail recipe tucked away in Batman Arkham Knight's Grand Avenue Station bar, and what better way to celebrate reaching 1 million YouTube subscribers this week than with a cocktail Bruce Wayne himself might order? We attempt to mix our own. Cheers!

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25 days ago

Show of the Week: Mirror's Edge Catalyst and 5 Tattoos That Won't Be Lasered Off

Show of the Week: Mirror's Edge Catalyst and 5 Tattoos That Won't Be Lasered Off

Set before the events of the original Mirror's Edge, Mirror's Edge Catalyst clues us in on Faith's traumatic past, bringing her motivations into focus as we parkour around a newly seamless open world. Will it explain why Faith gets a spiky tattoo right under her eye? Here's hoping.

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26 days ago

11 Times We Were Just the Worst at Stealth

11 Times We Were Just the Worst at Stealth

In celebration of 1 million subs and to check Andy and Mike aren't in denial about our terrible stealth skills, I tested them both on our rich, long history of stealth snafus.

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27 days ago

Many, Many Thanks to Our 1 Million YouTube Subscribers

Many, Many Thanks to Our 1 Million YouTube Subscribers

Outside Xbox has one million subscribers! We're delighted and humbled, folks. Thank you so very much for subscribing, liking, leaving puns on our videos and being generally excellent. All that remains is to thank every subscriber individually?

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27 days ago

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