Archive - Jane Douglas

Co-Editor

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

Twitter: @janedouglas

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We Clash With Noise-Hating Paladins in New Dungeons and Dragons Oxventure

We Clash With Noise-Hating Paladins in New Dungeons and Dragons Oxventure

Ready yourself for a new Dungeons and Dragons Oxventure, in which our ostensible heroes clash with a strange, shushy cult. What is their deal? Why are they stealing things? How did this grease get everywhere? There is literally one way to find out, which is to watch episode one of this new Oxventure on Outside Xbox.

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6 hours ago

We Discover Spooky Spanish Galleon in Shadow of the Tomb Raider

We Discover Spooky Spanish Galleon in Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Behold Shadow of the Tomb Raider gameplay with Lara Croft on an expedition through a murdery mountain temple and spooky Spanish galleon the San Cordoba, guided by us in this video brought to you by Outside Xbox and sponsor Shadow of the Tomb Raider.

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2 days ago

Show of the Week: Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Blackout and Andy's Battle Royale Challenge

Show of the Week: Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Blackout and Andy's Battle Royale Challenge

Call of Duty Black Ops 4 adds a battle royale mode by the name of Blackout, and Show of the Week takes the public beta for a spin ahead of the game's launch in October. Take a watch of Blackout gameplay and discover Andy's aptitude for 1-vs-80-player Call of Duty.

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4 days ago

7 Videogame Vacations That Went Horribly Wrong

7 Videogame Vacations That Went Horribly Wrong

Skydiving in Far Cry 3, a resort stay in Dead Island, and the tropical getaway in Let's Go Jungle Lost on the Island of Spice: consider, for starters, these videogame vacations from hell that are enough to make you want to stay at home.

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6 days ago

Rotterdam is Scenic, Wrecked in Battlefield V Multiplayer Beta Gameplay

Rotterdam is Scenic, Wrecked in Battlefield V Multiplayer Beta Gameplay

The Battlefield V multiplayer beta deploys Mike and Andy in Conquest Mode. Witness Battlefield V gameplay in which they dodge tanks and capture objectives through the streets and canals of World War 2-era Rotterdam.

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7 days ago

7 Ways Lara Croft is a Terrifying Jungle Predator in Shadow of the Tomb Raider (Sponsored Content)

7 Ways Lara Croft is a Terrifying Jungle Predator in Shadow of the Tomb Raider (Sponsored Content)

What with the covering herself in mud, stringing up enemies and shivving of jaguars, Lara Croft in Shadow of the Tomb Raider is a pitiless predator of both humans and non-humans. See for yourself with these seven ways Lara is the most terrifying jungle predator since the one Arnold Schwarzenegger blew up in this video brought to you by Outside Xbox and sponsor Shadow of the Tomb Raider.

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9 days ago

The Sims 4 Cats and Dogs Adds Pets to New Cat-Themed Home

The Sims 4 Cats and Dogs Adds Pets to New Cat-Themed Home

The Sims 4 Cats and Dogs adds three cats to the Outside Xbox family home, along with enough cat beds, scratching posts, food bowls and litter trays to furnish a very intense cat cafe. Andy and I welcome new pets Temaki, Oreo and Maple, then design Andy's ideal goth detective wolf dog pet in The Sims 4 Cats and Dogs' Create a Pet.

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15 days ago

Show of the Week: Cyberpunk 2077 Gameplay and Mike's Cyberpunk Challenge

Show of the Week: Cyberpunk 2077 Gameplay and Mike's Cyberpunk Challenge

With nearly an hour of Cyberpunk 2077 gameplay in the wild but no release date in sight, how closely might the eventual game resemble the staggeringly impressive demo? Show of the Week assesses that, while Challenge of the Week calculates the likelihood of Mike being a replicant hiding among humans.

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19 days ago

7 Weirdest Cameos We Did Not See Coming

7 Weirdest Cameos We Did Not See Coming

The Walking Dead's Negan in Tekken 7? Ariana Grande in a Final Fantasy? These celebrity cameos in videogames were so unexpected, so incongruous, they left us baffled by what we'd just seen, heard and played.

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20 days ago

Let's Play Warhammer 40k Inquisitor Martyr on Xbox One (Sponsored Content)

Let's Play Warhammer 40k Inquisitor Martyr on Xbox One (Sponsored Content)

Look upon Warhammer 40k: Inquisitor - Martyr Xbox One gameplay in which Andy and I investigate the Martyr, a grim space monastery rife with heresy. And when we say heresy, we mean Chaos Cultists and gross Nurglings, and when we say investigate, we mean bombard with shoulder rockets.

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20 days ago

Life is Strange 2 Gameplay Reveal and Andy's Captain Spirit Challenge - Show of the Week

Life is Strange 2 Gameplay Reveal and Andy's Captain Spirit Challenge - Show of the Week

Out of the cauldron of bubbling hot games news at Gamescom 2018 rose Life is Strange 2, with a first chunk of gameplay introducing new characters Sean Diaz and his little brother Daniel. After Life is Strange: Before the Storm, are we ready to love again? What's in store for these young runaways? Can Andy achieve a new high score in Captain Spirit's Flappy Bird clone minigame? There is literally one way to find out.

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25 days ago

7 Cheaty Bosses Who Didn't Fight Fair: Commenter Edition

7 Cheaty Bosses Who Didn't Fight Fair: Commenter Edition

We recently recalled cheaty videogame bosses, who used tactics such as deleting your save file, learning from their mistakes, or being from Bloodborne. The comments on that video revealed you had suffered similarly unjust encounters, so here are yet more times you folks were bested by a bent boss.

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27 days ago

7 Heroes Who Lived Long Enough to Become the Villain

7 Heroes Who Lived Long Enough to Become the Villain

They say you either die a hero or live long enough to see yourself become the villain. The second option is popular with game protagonists, judging by how we're always battling our former heroes in subsequent games we played as in previous games. Enjoy these ultimate betrayals!

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A month ago

Outside Xbox Celebrates 6 Years With Hitman, Overcooked 2, Cake Murder

Outside Xbox Celebrates 6 Years With Hitman, Overcooked 2, Cake Murder

Outside Xbox is six years old! We celebrated the channel's sixth birthday with Outside Xbox faves such as Hitman and Minecraft Pictionary, culinary chaos sim Overcooked 2, and the live murder of a caterpillar cake. Thanks for joining us, if you did, and if you didn't, catch up right now why not?

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A month ago

Lara Depopulates Jungle in Shadow of the Tomb Raider Gameplay

Lara Depopulates Jungle in Shadow of the Tomb Raider Gameplay

Shadow of the Tomb Raider gameplay in which Lara Croft survives another plane crash, a jaguar attack and Trinity's finest goons in the Peruvian jungle, and still finds the time to murder howler monkeys, tropical birds and capybaras by the score. Subscribe for more Shadow of the Tomb Raider on Outside Xbox.

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A month ago

Show of the Week: Shadow of the Tomb Raider and Mike's Animal Challenge

Show of the Week: Shadow of the Tomb Raider and Mike's Animal Challenge

Lara Croft returns for Shadow of the Tomb Raider, muddier and murderier than ever, on the trail of Trinity in the Peruvian jungle. Show of the Week talks Tomb Raider, animal murder and Predator-style stealth, then Mike identifies Lara's classic animal enemies from over the years.

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A month ago

We Build a Mighty Monument in Fortnite Playground Mode

We Build a Mighty Monument in Fortnite Playground Mode

Fortnite's new Playground Mode is a loot-rich sandbox in which you can harvest resources and build monuments without fear of being caught out by an unseen opponent or encroaching storm. See us celebrate Fortnite's first birthday with a mighty Outside Xbox monument constructed in this Playground Mode gameplay.

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A month ago

7 Times You Made Your Own Fun in Games

7 Times You Made Your Own Fun in Games

Sometimes the most fun you can have is throwing away the rulebook and mucking around doing whatever you feel like, such as naming Link inappropriate things in Legend of Zelda games, writing your name in lightsaber in Jedi Knight 2, and locking Lara Croft's butler in the freezer in Tomb Raider 2.

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A month ago

We Flee Sickle-Waving Pensioner in Remothered: Tormented Fathers

We Flee Sickle-Waving Pensioner in Remothered: Tormented Fathers

Remothered: Tormented Fathers is a horror game in which we play a Clarice Starling lookalike and mostly run screaming from a mostly nude elderly man waving a sickle. Can we escape this spooky mansion? What happened to the missing kid? Why is this old man wearing nothing but an apron? Watch and discover the answers, maybe, in this Xbox One gameplay.

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A month ago

We Discover Multiplayer, Gross Creatures in No Man's Sky Next Gameplay (Sponsored Content)

We Discover Multiplayer, Gross Creatures in No Man's Sky Next Gameplay (Sponsored Content)

No Man's Sky Next gameplay on Xbox One in which Mike, Andy and I explore strange new worlds and their disgusting creatures in the gigantically diverse, procedurally generated space adventure No Man's Sky Next on Xbox One.

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A month ago

Show of the Week: Overwatch League Finals and Jane's Hamster Racing Challenge

Show of the Week: Overwatch League Finals and Jane's Hamster Racing Challenge

Mike, Andy and I go hamster ball racing as Overwatch's new hero Wrecking Ball (Hammond to his friends) in Challenge of the Week, but also Andy and I nip to New York for the first ever Overwatch League grand final.

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A month ago

8 Weirdly Romantic Proposals in Unromantic Games

8 Weirdly Romantic Proposals in Unromantic Games

A marriage often originates in one person asking another if they would like to get married, in what is known as a "proposal". In certain special cases these are proposed not down on one knee, but inside a game whose less than obvious romantic potential was previously unexploited such as Portal 2, LittleBigPlanet, or Dying Light. Consider these times someone popped the question through the medium of games.

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A month ago

Co-op Shooter Earthfall Attempts Left 4 Dead But With Aliens

Co-op Shooter Earthfall Attempts Left 4 Dead But With Aliens

Behold Earthfall gameplay in which we try to survive the aftermath of an alien invasion, building barricades and exterminating alien variants in suburbia in this co-op shooter for up to four people that plays quite a lot like Left 4 Dead but with alien baddies.

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A month ago

Show of the Week: Fortnite Season 5 and Mike's Fortnite Golf Challenge

Show of the Week: Fortnite Season 5 and Mike's Fortnite Golf Challenge

Show of the Week celebrates Fortnite Season 5 with a relaxing trip to Lazy Links, the new golf course added to the Fortnite map in this latest big update. Can Mike complete a round of golf without being shot to bits or engulfed by the storm? There is literally one way to find out.

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A month ago

Show of the Week: Anthem and Jane's Musical Anthem Challenge

Show of the Week: Anthem and Jane's Musical Anthem Challenge

Show of the Week examines new Anthem gameplay footage, sizing up the next sci-fi shooter from the makers of Mass Effect and asking, how much Destiny is in its DNA? Later, my challenge of the week is to compose an actual literal anthem for Outside Xbox's great and fictional nation of Oxvania. (National motto: It's a Place You Can Live.)

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2 months ago

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