Archive - Jane Douglas

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Jane is co-editor at Outside Xbox, where she writes words and makes videos. She enjoys dialogue trees.

Twitter: @janedouglas

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7 Secret Levels That Would Be DLC These Days

7 Secret Levels That Would Be DLC These Days

Remember the secret Cloud City level in Jedi Knight: Mysteries of the Sith, Aztec in GoldenEye, and the gigantic Area 51 hidden away in Duke Nukem 3D? Remind yourself of these and further impressive bonus levels for which you'd probably get charged real money if they were made these days in the following video.

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2 hours ago

The Struggle is Real in Co-op Cuphead Gameplay

The Struggle is Real in Co-op Cuphead Gameplay

Our enthusiasm for hard-as-nails cartoony platformer Cuphead can't be dampened by mean daisies, murderous acorns or how, years after the game was first revealed, it has yet to come out or have a release date. In the following video we play Cuphead in co-op on Xbox One in a forest level, where we are attacked by daisy paratroopers, grenade-launching tulips and unkillable blue things. Witness our struggle.

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Yesterday

Show of the Week: We Happy Few and 5 Nightmare Fuel Masks in Games

Show of the Week: We Happy Few and 5 Nightmare Fuel Masks in Games

Indie survival game We Happy Few was a surprise offbeat hit at the E3 2016 Microsoft conference. This was thanks to its kooky Clockwork Orange-inspired premise, creepy masked characters, and how it included people smashing a rat to bits and eating the bits, in what is surely a press conference first.

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6 days ago

7 Bad Guys Who Had a Point, Now I Think About It

7 Bad Guys Who Had a Point, Now I Think About It

When you think about it, the ostensibly bad guy sometimes has a good point after all. Reconsider Streets of Rage 2's beleaguered barkeep Barbon, Batman Arkham Origins' took-it-too-far activist Anarky and did-what-he-had-to King Logan from Fable 3, for starters, in the following video.

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7 days ago

Mike is the Stealthiest He Has Ever Been for Hitman Elusive Target The Twin

Mike is the Stealthiest He Has Ever Been for Hitman Elusive Target The Twin

Hitman Elusive Target 6 is The Twin: one of a pair of identical twins who are billionaires, inseparable and dressed exactly alike because twins. Mike is the stealthiest he has ever been in this attempt to assassinate target Dylan Narvaez but leave his twin brother Gonzales completely unmurdered. Discover three ways to play the mission in this Xbox One gameplay.

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9 days ago

This is How Psychological Horror Experience The Park Ends

This is How Psychological Horror Experience The Park Ends

Join us now for the ending of The Park, in which the only way to find Callum is to ride a rollercoaster, probably, and then march into the spooky funhouse where we assume Chad the Chipmunk and the Babadook-looking Bogeyman live. Witness us complete The Park in this Xbox One gameplay.

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22 days ago

Show of the Week: Inside and 5 Harrowing Things We've Done to Progress in a Game

Show of the Week: Inside and 5 Harrowing Things We've Done to Progress in a Game

Inside is a bleak, desaturated platformer specialising in physics puzzles and casually harrowing deaths. Show of the Week ponders this follow-up to Limbo from Danish developer Playdead, then other similarly harrowing experiences through which we gritted our teeth in other videogames.

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27 days ago

7 Alien Races That Look Like Beautiful Human Women by Amazing Coincidence

7 Alien Races That Look Like Beautiful Human Women by Amazing Coincidence

Imagine the infinitesimal chance of stumbling across sentient humanoid alien life in this vast universe, then imagine the probability it would look exactly like a sexy human lady, except blue or green. Discover the alien races that by staggering coincidence looked like beautiful human women in the following video.

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28 days ago

8 New Things You Can Do in Dishonored 2

8 New Things You Can Do in Dishonored 2

Dishonored 2 comes out on release date 11 November 2016 on Xbox One, PC and PS4, but how does it play differently? Discover new skills Far Reach, Mesmerize, Domino and Shadow Walk, along with your new choice of characters, in this Dishonored 2 gameplay.

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29 days ago

The Technomancer Takes You to Mars, Gives You Electro Powers

The Technomancer Takes You to Mars, Gives You Electro Powers

The Technomancer is a sci-fi action RPG in which the Technomancers, of which you are one, have mighty electro powers because Mars. Witness this Xbox One gameplay in which we are strongly encouraged to not kill people to harvest the precious serum we need to use our powers. Does anyone feel a morality system coming on?

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A month ago

Show of the Week: Ghost Recon Wildlands and 5 Things Ghosts Can Do That We Can't

Show of the Week: Ghost Recon Wildlands and 5 Things Ghosts Can Do That We Can't

Ghost Recon: Wildlands is the previously stuffy militaristic series Ghost Recon letting its hair down, chucking you and three of your best spec ops buds into open-world Bolivia, a country torn apart by a corrupt government and the illegal drug trade. It's your job to take the whole thing apart via the medium of synchronised sniper shots.

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A month ago

We Play Little Girl Playing a Wizard in Retro Nostalgia Fest Lumo

We Play Little Girl Playing a Wizard in Retro Nostalgia Fest Lumo

Behold Xbox One gameplay from isometric nostalgia fest Lumo in which tiny wizard me collects shoves crates, collects cassette tapes and ponders the retro Easter eggs with which this platform puzzler is stuffed.

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A month ago

Trippy First-Person Puzzler Soul Axiom Comes to Xbox One

Trippy First-Person Puzzler Soul Axiom Comes to Xbox One

We lurch from holographic pirate ship to ancient ruins to Tron temple in the Xbox One version of Soul Axiom, which adds two hours of bonus content to this formerly PC-only first-person puzzler. Witness Soul Axiom Xbox One gameplay in the following video.

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A month ago

Dangerous Golf on Xbox One is Dangerous, Ruinously Expensive

Dangerous Golf on Xbox One is Dangerous, Ruinously Expensive

In the following Xbox One gameplay, golf goes from the most expensive walk you can take that's not on the moon, to the most expensive session of smashing all the valuables inside a French chateau you can pull off with a superpowered, explosive golf ball.

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A month ago

Let's Play: Lego Star Wars The Force Awakens on Xbox One

Let's Play: Lego Star Wars The Force Awakens on Xbox One

Behold Lego Star Wars The Force Awakens Xbox One footage in which Rey, Finn, BB-8 and iconic Star Wars hero SN-1F4 punch Stormtroopers to pieces and escape Jakku on the Millennium Falcon.

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A month ago

We Fling Ourselves Down a Mountain in Steep Gameplay from E3 2016

We Fling Ourselves Down a Mountain in Steep Gameplay from E3 2016

At E3 2016, publisher Ubisoft unveiled Steep: an open-world snow sports game with wingsuiting, skiing, paragliding and snowboarding. Here's Steep gameplay with some extreme snowboard tricking and some wiping out so hard they'll be scraping us off the mountainside for weeks.

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A month ago

We Create an Adorable Abomination in Skylanders Imaginators

We Create an Adorable Abomination in Skylanders Imaginators

We have played Skylanders Imaginators' E3 2016 gameplay demo, creating an adorable abomination that will surely land us all jobs as professional Skylander designers. Look upon our works in this gameplay footage.

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A month ago

E3 2016: Sniper Elite 4 Gameplay Reveals Mike Is History's Greatest Sniper

E3 2016: Sniper Elite 4 Gameplay Reveals Mike Is History's Greatest Sniper

Please enjoy Sniper Elite 4 gameplay from E3 2016, in which Mike's mission is to destroy a railroad gun by exploding the railway bridge beneath it. Gruesome X-ray kill cams ahoy!

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A month ago

E3 2016: Let's Play Halo Wars 2 Multiplayer

E3 2016: Let's Play Halo Wars 2 Multiplayer

In which I play Halo Wars 2, the Halo real-time strategy sequel just revealed at E3 with a multiplayer beta that's now available to all. Who will triumph in my 2v2 Domination Mode clash of the tiny titans?

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A month ago

7 New Things You Can Do in Watch Dogs 2

7 New Things You Can Do in Watch Dogs 2

We talk seven new things you can do in open-world hacking adventure Watch Dogs 2, including an improved driving system, new customisation options, and hackable dogs, at last.

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A month ago

E3 2016: Can Project Scorpio Save Xbox One?

E3 2016: Can Project Scorpio Save Xbox One?

The E3 2016 Microsoft conference revealed Project Scorpio: a more powerful Xbox One coming in 2017, capable of VR and 4K gaming. How much will it cost and can it revive Xbox One's fortunes? Mike and Andy talk Project Scorpio, prices, Xbox One 4K gaming and Xbox One S from E3 2016.

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A month ago

E3 2016: We Play Harrowing Physics Puzzler Inside, Die

E3 2016: We Play Harrowing Physics Puzzler Inside, Die

Inside is the gloomy side-scroller from Limbo developer Playdead, in which physics puzzles and harrowing child death go hand in hand. We play Inside in this gameplay footage from E3 2016, and are hardly killed by pigs, dogs, or brutal gunmen at all.

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A month ago

7 Battlefield 1 Moments That Were Thoroughly Cool at E3 2016

7 Battlefield 1 Moments That Were Thoroughly Cool at E3 2016

Fresh from a Battlefield 1 gameplay demo at E3 2016, Mike and Andy talk about what's new in Battlefield 1 multiplayer and what were the coolest things that happened as they played, including tank climbing, bayonet charging, dogfighting and destruction, plus Behemoth and zeppelin action.

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A month ago

5 New Things You Can Do in Titanfall 2

5 New Things You Can Do in Titanfall 2

At E3 2016 we talk five new things you can have and do in Titanfall 2 gameplay, including new pilot abilities such as a grappling hook, new Titans Scorch and Ion, new weapons, and a new mode called Bounty Hunt.

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A month ago

Mass Effect Andromeda: 8 Things We're Happy to See in E3 2016 Trailer

Mass Effect Andromeda: 8 Things We're Happy to See in E3 2016 Trailer

E3 2016 gave us a new trailer for Mass Effect Andromeda, and though it was short it was also pretty sweet. Take a quick, closer look at eight Mass Effect things we were very happy to see in the Mass Effect Andromeda trailer.

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A month ago

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