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Show of the Week Explores Journey to the Savage Planet

Show of the Week Explores Journey to the Savage Planet

Journey to the Savage Planet is a sci-fi exploration game in which you play as a resourceful astronaut scoping out a new world for human habitation. Jane and Mike have played it and are here with their hot takes and cool jokes. Keep watching for your YouTube comments and subscribe for Show of the Week every Friday!

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7 hours ago

7 Weird Costumes We Dare You to Explain

7 Weird Costumes We Dare You to Explain

Noodle helmets! Frog suits! Cross-franchise cosplay! We haven't reviewed gaming's most bizarre alternate costumes for a minute, so here's whole wardrobe's worth of inexplicable fashion statements to ponder. Consider these seven weird costumes that lie beyond the reach of rational explanation.

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Yesterday

7 Things You've Forgotten About Resident Evil 3

7 Things You've Forgotten About Resident Evil 3

We're getting a remake of Resident Evil 3: Nemesis on 3 April 2020. But it's been a long time since Resident Evil 3 came out, and maybe you don't remember it all that well. If so, don't worry, we're here to fill you in on what to expect from the remake. Consider these seven things you may have forgotten about Resident Evil 3.

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2 days ago

7 New Games for 2020 You Didn't Know You Need in Your Life

7 New Games for 2020 You Didn't Know You Need in Your Life

We have vast RPGs and new consoles to look forward to this year, but what are the new games coming out in 2020 that might have flown under your radar until now? We've picked out seven interesting lesser-known releases we reckon are worth your attention.

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3 days ago

We Fight to Save the Most Wanted Game of 2020 in Show of the Week

We Fight to Save the Most Wanted Game of 2020 in Show of the Week

2020 is here friends, and with it come brand new videogames! But which one game would we most want to save from being delayed until 2021, if given the power? Join us as we talk it out in this first Show of the Week of the year, then stick around for the choicest YouTube comments of the last few weeks.

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7 days ago

7 Things That Will Definitely Happen This Year According to Games

7 Things That Will Definitely Happen This Year According to Games

With 2019 a distant memory and 2020 already making itself at home, our thoughts turn to the months ahead. What will space year 2020 be like? Will there be hoverboards? Thankfully videogames have done the hard work predicting the future for us, with games set in 2020 which surely offer a true and accurate forecast of what's coming our way: microwave power plants, nanosuits, and dragons occupying Tokyo.

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8 days ago

Agent 47 Becomes a Pirate in Hitman Escalation

Agent 47 Becomes a Pirate in Hitman Escalation

Agent 47 heads to Haven Island in the Maldives for Hitman 2 escalation mission the Bartholomew Hornswoggle, in which he must find the pieces of a treasure map, dig up and wear a pirate outfit and then eliminate his targets with a cannon and his trusty pirate sabre. Watch on for swashbuckling, derring-do and at least one mizzenmast in this Hitman 2 gameplay.

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9 days ago

We Explore the Gooey New World of Journey to the Savage Planet

We Explore the Gooey New World of Journey to the Savage Planet

Mike and I do spacey first-person exploring in Journey to the Savage Planet, in which a resourceful astronaut must assess a gooey new world for human habitation. Will we survive this final frontier? Or be exploded by local flora and fauna? How many pufferbirds must die in the name of human exploration? See for yourselves in this Journey to the Savage Planet gameplay.

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10 days ago

Hitman 2: Your 5 Fave Hits From 2019

Hitman 2: Your 5 Fave Hits From 2019

Turns out we played a lot of Hitman 2 in the last 12 months, to the surprise of absolutely no-one. So when we asked for your favourite moments from our various bungled assassinations, there were plenty of highlights. Here are the five most ludicrous moments and be sure to subscribe to Outside Xbox on YouTube for plenty more Hitman in 2020.

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11 days ago

Dungeons and Dragons Campaign Takes Oxventure to New Heights

Dungeons and Dragons Campaign Takes Oxventure to New Heights

An old wizard frenemy dispatches Team Oxventure to a remote, icy mountain in search of a Great Evil. Can Corazon, Dob, Egbert, Merilwen and Prudence scale the mountain and restore the precious balance of nature without freezing their bits off? Let's hope so.

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18 days ago

Quiz of the Year Reveals How Well We Remember 2019

Quiz of the Year Reveals How Well We Remember 2019

2019 is nearly over but how well do you remember what happened in the past 12 months? Find out along with Jane and Mike as they compete in the annual Outside Xbox quiz of the year just gone. Play along, let us know how you do in the comments and subscribe to Outside Xbox on YouTube to join us for yet more fun in 2020!

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20 days ago

The Final Day of Oxbox Xmas Brings the Santa Royale Challenge

The Final Day of Oxbox Xmas Brings the Santa Royale Challenge

The final day of the Oxbox Xmas Challenge 2019 brings a WWE 2K20 Santa Royale challenge: a eight-man Battle Royal in which Jane plays a hulking pro wrestler Santa against a grab bag of top stars, midcard staples, Hall of Fame legends, and one sentient barbecued rib. Will Santa be the last man standing? Or will someone flip Saint Nick over the top rope? Watch this WWE 2K20 gameplay and see.

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24 days ago

Day 11 of the Xmas Challenge Brings the Monkeys

Day 11 of the Xmas Challenge Brings the Monkeys

It's time for the penultimate Oxbox Xmas Challenge and Andy's up for a Super Monkey Ball Banana Blitz HD winter sports challenge. Will he achieve a point and therefore a perfect score in this year's challenges? Just how sporty can Monkey Ball actually be? Find the answers to these questions and more within!

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25 days ago

Xmas Challenge Day 10 is a Kitchen Nightmare Before Christmas

Xmas Challenge Day 10 is a Kitchen Nightmare Before Christmas

Day 10 of the Oxbox Xmas Challenge 2019 and it's time for traditional festive treats, with Mike attempting to successfully serve up mince pies and Christmas puddings in Overcooked 2. Can Mike get a star and avoid igniting the entire kitchen? Watch this Overcooked Christmas DLC gameplay and see.

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26 days ago

Jane Becomes Santa 47 for Xmas Challenge Day 9

Jane Becomes Santa 47 for Xmas Challenge Day 9

The Oxbox Xmas Challenge continues! For day 9, Jane must turn Hitman 2's Agent 47 into Santa Claus, choosing presents, and then delivering them to the good people of Whittleton Creek, Vermont. How will the stoic 47 fare as the Holidays' jolliest elf? And will Jane's expert guidance lead to a merry Xmas for the sleepy suburbs? See for yourselves and come back tomorrow for another daily Xmas challenge!

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27 days ago

Bus Simulator Turns Festive for Xmas Challenge Day 8

Bus Simulator Turns Festive for Xmas Challenge Day 8

Bus Simulator returns for a special festive bus route on day eight of the Xmas Challenge: Andy must appropriately decorate his bus and drive a busload of passengers to the cathedral in Old Town for a carol service in under 10 minutes. Will he make it in time? Will the passengers be in the mood for singing afterwards? Let's watch.

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28 days ago

7 Boss Battles You Won But Not Really

7 Boss Battles You Won But Not Really

Beating a tough boss is something we take great pride in, which is why we get mad when we discover in the following cutscene that actually, we lost, better luck next time. Here are seven times that exact thing happened in videogames. Thanks to commenter Time Dragon for the suggestion!

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29 days ago

Xmas Challenge Day 7 Blasts Off to The Outer Worlds

Xmas Challenge Day 7 Blasts Off to The Outer Worlds

On day seven of the Xmas Challenge, witness the chaos of the traditional nude mayor punching event, transported this year to The Outer Worlds - here, Mike must board the Groundbreaker orbital station and bop bureaucrat Udom Bedford while wearing as little protective gear as possible. Can he escape without getting his buttocks lasered off by nearby guards? Let's watch.

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29 days ago

Sea of Thieves Sails in for Xmas Challenge Day 6

Sea of Thieves Sails in for Xmas Challenge Day 6

As Xmas Challenge 2019 approaches the halfway mark, I draw a Sea of Thieves task: set an enemy ship on fire within 15 minutes in the Sea of Thieves Arena, using the firebombs added in the recent update. How will I fare entering the Sea of Thieves Arena for the first time? See for yourselves and come back tomorrow for another ostensibly festive challenge.

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A month ago

Red Dead Online Shows Up for Xmas Challenge 2019 Day 5

Red Dead Online Shows Up for Xmas Challenge 2019 Day 5

It's a Red Dead Redemption 2 Online event for Andy on day five of the supposedly random Oxbox Xmas Challenge. Can Andy pick up a point in his favourite game of 2019? How rigged is this competition? What's a stew bowl challenge anyway? Find all your answers within.

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A month ago

Mike Draws Madden Mission in Xmas Challenge Day 4

Mike Draws Madden Mission in Xmas Challenge Day 4

As the Xmas Challenge gathers speed, Mike draws a tough task: score at least one touchdown and go on to win the match in Madden 20, which we understand to be a football game where 'football' means 'American football' and 'touchdown' means 'the moment at which an aircraft's wheels make contact with the ground during landing'. Can Mike triumph in Madden 20, a game he has never played before? Watch and discover.

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A month ago

FIFA Giant Killing Challenge Returns for Day 3 of Xmas Competition

FIFA Giant Killing Challenge Returns for Day 3 of Xmas Competition

Day 3 and time for a classic event in the Oxbox Xmas Challenge: the traditional FIFA Giant Killing Challenge, this year in FIFA 20, in which I am supposed to lead a League Two team to victory against a Premier League team. Will I bring home a football win this year or another shameful football defeat? Let's football!

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A month ago

Oxbox Xmas Challenge Day 2 Means Hitman 2 for Andy

Oxbox Xmas Challenge Day 2 Means Hitman 2 for Andy

Andy steps up for his first challenge of the Oxbox Xmas Challenge 2019, which takes him to Hitman 2's Haven Island for the Hitman 2 Crocodile Hunter Challenge. Can he assassinate all the inflatable crocodiles in this island paradise? Watch and find out, dear viewer.

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A month ago

Show of the Week Grapples with Weird Plague Horror Pathologic 2

Show of the Week Grapples with Weird Plague Horror Pathologic 2

2006 adventure horror game Pathologic was a cult hit, despite being one of the weirdest videogames ever made. So it's with cautious optimism that we approach Pathologic 2, a reimagined version of the same story with a bunch of graphical, gameplay and story improvements.

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A month ago

Oxbox Xmas Challenge Begins With Blair Witch Snake Knock-Off

Oxbox Xmas Challenge Begins With Blair Witch Snake Knock-Off

So begins this year's Xmas Challenge! This year's competition launches with a Blair Witch challenge for Mike: can he score 100 points in Blair Witch's off-brand Nokia Snake game Cobra Masters without crashing into his own tail or being murdered by the Blair Witch? Watch and find out today, day one of the Oxbox Xmas Challenge 2019.

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A month ago

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