Show of the Week: Sniper Elite 3 and the 5 Most Stomach-Churning X-Ray Modes

Show of the Week: Sniper Elite 3 and the 5 Most Stomach-Churning X-Ray Modes

Sniper Elite 3 has given us a crash course in anatomy. When we take out a dastardly Nazi, we're often treated to a painstaking slow-motion demonstration of what happens inside the human body when hit with a high velocity .30 cal Springfield round. Spoiler alert: it's like a firecracker going off in a carrier bag full of offal. But Sniper Elite is far from the inventor of the gross-out X-ray mode; Show of the Week has the proof, with the five most stomach-churning X-ray modes in gaming.

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Far Cry 4 Lets You Cut Brakes on Vehicles, Stick C4 on Elephants

Far Cry 4 Lets You Cut Brakes on Vehicles, Stick C4 on Elephants

In Far Cry 4 you can cut the brakes on a vehicle, load it with explosives and roll it down a hill into a mob of henchmen, says Far Cry 4 creative director Alex Hutchinson. Or you just could slap sticky C4 on an elephant, you monster. Take a watch for more juicy Far Cry 4 gameplay details.

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Sniper Elite 3 Co-op Gameplay Shows Up WWII's Most Chaotic Sniper Team

Sniper Elite 3 Co-op Gameplay Shows Up WWII's Most Chaotic Sniper Team

In this Sniper Elite 3 gameplay, North Africa's most chaotic sniper team (us) deploy into the game's co-op Overwatch mode. Be amazed by how fast it all goes to pot in this Xbox One gameplay of Sniper Elite 3's co-op mission Radio Silence.

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The 7 Most Bizarre Fighting Game Characters (Who Are Ready for Prime Time)

The 7 Most Bizarre Fighting Game Characters (Who Are Ready for Prime Time)

Fighting games are overrun with muscular men in karate gis, women who forgot to put on 80 percent of their clothes, and ninjas. So many ninjas. It's easy to forget the contingent of kookier fighters that include possessed weirdos, dead US presidents and rapping clock-enthusiast Flava Flav. Hit the jump for a salute to the genre's seven most bizarre characters.

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Let's Play Outlast on Xbox One

Let's Play Outlast on Xbox One

Survival horror Outlast brings its precision scares and nerve-shredding intensity at last to Xbox One, and we dare to play it. In this first gameplay video, journalist Miles Upshur (really) arrives at Mount Massive Asylum for a good snoop around with a night vision camcorder. Why didn't he visit during daylight hours?

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Echo Is The Division's Most Unexpectedly Important Tool

Echo Is The Division's Most Unexpectedly Important Tool

The agents of The Division's eponymous Division are no strangers to fancy military technology, with their contact lens heads-up displays and 3D floor maps. The Division's coolest trick, though, is a technology known as Echo. Find out what it is and what it does from The Division director Ryan Bernard after the jump.

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Show of the Week: Wait, What's Actually Out In 2014?

Show of the Week: Wait, What's Actually Out In 2014?

E3 was all fun and (literal) games until we came to the alarming realisation much of the stuff we're most excited for is scheduled for 2015, which is ages away. Up to a year and a half away, in fact. So which games are actually coming to Xbox One and Xbox 360 in 2014? What shall we sneak off to play while everyone else is digesting Christmas dinner? Watch on and find out in Show of the Week.

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6 Games That Should Have Been At E3 (But Weren't)

6 Games That Should Have Been At E3 (But Weren't)

It's easy to assume every single game in production gets its moment in the limelight during E3, but that's not always the case. There are notable absences every year and while that doesn't necessarily mean the game itself is in development trouble, it does make you wonder why we didn't get to see some tasty gameplay. What might surprise you is that some of these games are scheduled for release this year. Watch on to find out who bunked off E3 2014.

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7 Spoilers That Would Most Completely Ruin a Game

7 Spoilers That Would Most Completely Ruin a Game

Spoilers are dangerous, plentiful and ready to take you by surprise like a Lego brick on the floor of the internet waiting for your bare and unsuspecting foot. This video contains spoilers for Silent Hill 2, Final Fantasy 7, Bioshock, Knights of the Old Republic, Spec Ops, Heavy Rain and Bioshock Infinite.

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4 Ways Destiny Makes MMORPG Work For Xbox One

4 Ways Destiny Makes MMORPG Work For Xbox One

Massively multiplayer online role playing games, or 'MMORPGs' for people who don't want to spend all day saying videogame genre names, are much more popular on PC than consoles. In other news, the sky is blue and two plus two remains four. Hit the jump for four ways that Destiny plans to go where no MMO has gone before - that is, successfully onto a next-gen console.

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We Played This New Game 'Tetris' At E3 2014, You Guys

We Played This New Game 'Tetris' At E3 2014, You Guys

Tetris returns at the dawn of a new era of console gaming as Tetris Ultimate: a gleaming next-gen iteration of the 30-year-old block dropper. You may watch us play the frankly bewildering two-player Power-Up Battle mode at E3 2014 in this Tetris Ultimate gameplay.

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Far Cry 4 Villain Pagan Min is 'Outsider' From Hong Kong

Far Cry 4 Villain Pagan Min is 'Outsider' From Hong Kong

Far Cry 4 dictator villain Pagan Min is both "not a white guy" and "an outsider" says Far Cry 4 technical director Cedric Decelle. Min is from Hong Kong rather than Kyrat, the fictional Himalayan country in which the game is set, says Decelle in this E3 2014 interview.

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Let's Play: The Crew

Let's Play: The Crew

Here is new gameplay from The Crew at E3 2014 in which Outside Xbox hoons from Miami to Daytona to Big Sur in some chaotic multiplayer races. Who is king of driving fast and mostly in the right direction? Find out inside.

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Nolan North, Troy Baker, John DiMaggio Talk Voice Acting

Nolan North, Troy Baker, John DiMaggio Talk Voice Acting

John DiMaggio, Nolan North and Troy Baker have played some of the most iconic videogame characters of recent years, including Booker DeWitt, Nathan Drake, The Joker, The Penguin and Marcus Fenix. In one chaotic E3 video interview, they talk socks, pain noises and hypothetically punching Kevin Spacey in the crotch.

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8 Important Changes In Assassin's Creed: Unity

8 Important Changes In Assassin's Creed: Unity

Assassin's Creed Unity means to give the Assassin's Creed series a shakeup as it enters the new generation. Fresh from a demo at E3 2014, Jane and I run down eight significant changes to the familiar Assassin's Creed formula.

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Mortal Kombat X has 'Bloodier, Nastier' X-Ray Moves

Mortal Kombat X has 'Bloodier, Nastier' X-Ray Moves

Mortal Kombat's recent revival was a perfect homage to the original Mortal Kombat games. If the newly announced Mortal Kombat X has taught us anything, though, it's that a fresh stable of characters, plus some phenomenally gross X-ray moves is the appropriate follow-up. We had the fan service in the previous game, so find out exactly what's new after the jump.

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt vs Game of Thrones

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt vs Game of Thrones

How has the studio behind 'mature' fantasy RPG Witcher 3: Wild Hunt been influenced by the monumental success of Game of Thrones? And which has the most raunch? Executive producer John Mamais compares and contrasts, and talks about adding Charles Dance AKA Tywin Lannister to the Witcher 's voice cast.

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Alien: Isolation Has Guns, Is Still Terrifying in New Gameplay

Alien: Isolation Has Guns, Is Still Terrifying in New Gameplay

We feel a little misled. When we first played Alien: Isolation there were no guns. There were certainly no flamethrowers. Now we've played it again and this time there were both. But do you want to know a secret? We completed the demo and didn't use either of them because we were too terrified. Find out why after the jump.

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9 New Things You Can Do in Far Cry 4

9 New Things You Can Do in Far Cry 4

Now we've had eyes on our first Far Cry 4 gameplay at E3 2014, it's time to talk about the exciting new things you can do in mountainous Kyrat. Among the upgrades on Far Cry 3 are driving and shooting, grappling, weaponising elephants, throwing bait, kicking things and being attacked from above by birds. Look forward to that last one.

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Ubisoft E3 Press Conference Live Stream: Watch It Here

Ubisoft E3 Press Conference Live Stream: Watch It Here

Roll up, roll up! Ubisoft's E3 press conference takes place on Monday 9 June at 3PM Pacific Time (11PM in the UK). Come and watch the live stream to get your eyes all over Assassin's Creed Unity, Far Cry 4, Tom Clancy's The Division and the rest.

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EA E3 2014 Press Conference: Watch It Here

EA E3 2014 Press Conference: Watch It Here

EA's E3 2014 press conference takes place on Monday 9 June, starting from 12:00 Pacific time or 20:00 for those in the UK. Join us on Outside Xbox to watch the live stream of the show from wherever you are, beamed from Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium with internet magic.

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Microsoft E3 Press Conference Live Stream: Watch It Here

Microsoft E3 Press Conference Live Stream: Watch It Here

E3 2014 kicks off properly on Monday June 9 with the Microsoft press conference, so join us then (17:30 UK time, 09:30 Pacific) to watch the live stream on Outside Xbox. You bring the popcorn, we'll bring the live blog and edutaining tweets.

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Show of the Week: Let's Go to E3 2014

Show of the Week: Let's Go to E3 2014

As we speak, the entire games industry is decamping to Los Angeles for the Electronic Entertainment Expo, which kicks off from Monday 9 June next week. Outside Xbox will be there to bring you all the news but, in the meantime, Show of the Week looks forward to E3 2014 and speculates on the games set to be revealed at the show.

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What Does Microsoft Need To Do At E3?

What Does Microsoft Need To Do At E3?

After a wobbly year, Microsoft has the chance to turn things around with its E3 media briefing on Monday 9 June. What does Microsoft need to do at E3 to put the shine back on Xbox? We talk it out.

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Lego Batman 3 Goes to Space, Has Space Battles

Lego Batman 3 Goes to Space, Has Space Battles

Lego Batman 3 leaves Gotham City far behind and blasts into space, adding new space vehicles, space combat and spiffy spacesuits. Watch all about it in the Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham video after the jump.

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