Remember when famed detective Eliot Ness retired to serve chilli-poisoned burgers in a small town diner? Or when he boarded a hotel beneath the Hindenburg designed by Bioshock's Andrew Ryan to have a sass-off with Al Capone? Neither do we, but Blues and Bullets is one alternate history we can absolutely get behind.
Magnetic: Cage Closed on Xbox One is a first-person physics puzzler in the same vein as Portal but with magnets. We get an electromagnetic gun with the power to attract and repel (yourself, cubes and whatnot) in this Xbox One gameplay.
In the latest of his Shenmue 2 adventures, deadpan protagonist Ryo goes to the barber shop for a QTE encounter with a cut-throat razor. Don't press A to not die but do click through for this Xbox 360 gameplay.
This week it's the Xbox One's turn to get the Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 multiplayer beta, so people who pre-ordered the game can test the multiplayer before it comes out. It's the first time Call of Duty has let players preview its multiplayer like this since Call of Duty World at War in 2008, so let's give it a go, shall we?
The Riddler is one of the most enduring members of Batman's rogue's gallery, despite being completely useless. In fact, Riddler may be the single least effective villain Batman has to face across all four Arkham games, for the following reasons.
New for Gears of War Ultimate Edition is the Gnasher Execution multiplayer game type: a frenetic two-versus-two shotgun battle in an extremely claustrophobic map. As you can imagine, it's a matter of seconds before someone, usually us, is blown into giant chunks of meaty kibble. If you like your multiplayer matches settled Thunderdome style, this is the mode for you.
Such a shiny thing YouTube has sent us! It's an enormous golden play button for surpassing one million YouTube subscribers, and it's all thanks to you for watching Outside Xbox videos. We funbox the gold play button in the following video.
Most people go their whole lives without ever having to fight an evil version of themselves. Lara Croft of Tomb Raider fame has done it twice. We hark back to the pre-reboot years, when the Croftster was always fighting bizarre flesh monsters and actual dinosaurs.
Bridge Constructor is a game which lets you, yes, construct bridges. You then stress test them to see if they can withstand the traffic that qualifies something as bridge rather than a loose collection of planks balanced precariously over a river. Jane and I abandon our YouTube careers to become civil engineers for a day in this Xbox One gameplay.
Sheltered is a pixel-arty survival simulation in which you keep a family of four (and a pet) alive for as long as possible in an underground bunker - like The Sims, but after a nuclear catastrophe, or mobile Fallout game Fallout Sheltered, but deeper and with more crafting. We play a preview version on Xbox One in this gameplay video.
In this latest episode of our Shenmue 2 adventure, Ryo must punch all the leaves off a tree to learn the secret ways of Wude from an old man in the park.
Next week, supernatural stealth assassination comes to the Xbox One as Dishonored Definitive Edition: a prettified version of the 2012 game bulked up with all the subsequent downloadable content, including further story chapters set in the gloomy plague-ridden city of Dunwall. Show of the Week inspects the bundle and five videogame diseases with symptoms as vile as Dishonored's zombifying rat plague.
You're a busy person. It's easy to lose track of current affairs until one day you look out of the window and see surveillance drones, futuristic stormtroopers and giant propaganda screens. If you start to suspect the place in which you live is an evil dystopia, don't worry. We're here to help.
How difficult can it be for a game to get right the hundreds of delicately interconnected mechanical components of a motor vehicle? Super difficult, it turns out, with impossible physics, dramatised drifting and other mechanical weirdness all on the rap sheet. Here are seven times cars just don't work like that, you guys.
With launch set for 2016, Final Fantasy 15 is a way off yet, but there's no stopping the makers of the game teasing us with snippets of story, like this most recent foreshadowy trailer. So what's going on in the trailer? Why all the hugging? Who's this dog? We asked director Hajime Tabata.
Known as ZombiU back when it was a Wii U exclusive, London-set zombie game Zombi is now finally available on Xbox One and PS4. Jane and I grab a cricket bat and see how long we can survive in this Xbox One gameplay.
The Outside Xbox GTA Online heist team's latest mission heist is to steal a hacking rig from a rival heist crew and blow up their heisting van. Watch as we show those upstarts who's the real Los Santos heist crew (it's us).
Xbox One exclusive Scalebound combines dragons and dubstep in an action RPG in which you and your scaly companion fight as one. Inspect new Scalebound gameplay with custom dragons and a glimpse of co-op in the following video.
On his (and our) continuing mission to track his father's killer, Ryo moves crates at the dock to earn money then gambles his earnings on dice game Roll It On Top. Later, Joy rescues him from a dodgy photographer. Let's watch.
In new Dragon Age Inquisition DLC The Descent, the Inquisitor is called to the subterranean Deep Roads, in which we whomp a bunch of Darkspawn and ride a classic BioWare slow elevator. Have a watch of this Xbox One gameplay.
Gears of War was already in HD when it came out on Xbox 360 back in 2006. So what do you call its new Xbox One remake? ULTIMATE EDITION, is what. Gears of War Ultimate Edition brings a faster, prettier version of the game to Xbox One along with modernised multiplayer and a suitcase full of DLC. If your memory doesn't stretch back as far as 2006, let us take you on a chainsaw rampage down memory lane with the original Xbox 360 game from way back when.
You don't get to be a boss in a videogame by being nice to people. Even so, most bosses go out of their way to make the process of fighting them as unbearable as possible. Behold the six most aggravating tactics that you should be ashamed of, bosses.
Dying Light's The Following DLC is an expansion to Dying Light that adds new gameplay treats such as a two-player buggy vehicle, a crossbow and a new rural open-world map. Mike and I have played it; hit the jump to hear what we thought and see plenty of new gameplay from Dying Light The Following.
As Mirror's Edge Catalyst creeps closer to launch in 2016, developer DICE is trailing the Mirror's Edge prequel-cum-reboot with hints of more complex characters, deeper lore and a Sam Fisher-looking mystery character. Senior producer Sara Jansson tells us more.
The Outside Xbox heist team raids an island on Seashark jetskis, there to snatch fugitive Avi Schwartzman. We're once again joined by valued Outside Xbox crew member and occasional heist intern Nerascus, who puts us all to shame with his hearse-handling and cop-evading skills.
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