Archive - Andy Farrant
Andy is co-editor at Outside Xbox, enjoys difficult moral decisions and fights like a cow. You might remember him from such defunct Xbox video channels as Inside Xbox.
Devil May Cry 5 is nearly here, bringing with it more of the brutal, cinematic combat the series is known for courtesy of Dante, Nero and mysterious new character V. Check out some Devil May Cry 5 gameplay and hang around for an Apex Legends challenge as Mike and I go head to head to see who can survive the longest in this week's Show of the Week
I'm no doctor, but I'd wager the most difficult medical condition to treat is being dead. And yet it takes more than a nasty case of having died to keep these game heroes down. Join us now to fondly remember the times you died, but then got better, because you had too much to do.
Xbox exclusive Crackdown 3 is supposed to be out this month, but but for the four and a half years since it was announced, things have been quieter than a mouse with a hangover. So does Crackdown 3 really exist? Find out in Show of the Week!
Realism in games is all well and good, right up until someone dies of dysentery. That was the thesis of one of our recent videos, and a lot of you concurred, so here are your suggestions for the times you could have used a little less reality. Enjoy, and please, don't die of dysentery.
The Resident Evil 2 remake is a triumphantly gross and spooky return to the series' third person survival horror roots that sees Leon Kennedy and Claire Redfield trying to solve the horrifying mysteries of Raccoon City's preposterous zombie-filled police station. Behold Resident Evil 2 Xbox One gameplay as Jane and Andy attempt to not end up as a zombie's lunch in the opening hour of the Resident Evil 2 remake on Xbox One.
The Resident Evil 2 remake contains some big changes to the way the game plays that are going to make things both easier, and harder for you. Join us now as we look at how the difficulty is different in the Resident Evil 2 remake, and stick around for more Resi 2 remake, coming soon.
With Mortal Kombat 11 on the horizon, we've begun speculating what colour of ninja they will introduce this time. Because Mortal Kombat's history is as much characterised by its colour-coded ninjas as it is by people ripping out each others' spines. With that in mind, here are 10 ninjas from the Mortal Kombat series ranked from best ninja to worst ninja.
Life was hard in the Old West. Gangs of outlaws roamed the plains, wild animals were everywhere, and everyone's teeth were terrible, if Red Dead Online is to be believed. For some folk, going totally hatstand was just their way of coping with the chaos of this brutal and unforgiving world, and it would be cruel for us to judge them for being weird and wrong. Cruel and fun, so let's get started!
2018 is finally over but how well do you remember what happened in those 12 months? Find out along with Jane and Mike as they take part in our quiz of the year just gone.
This New Year's Eve, why not treat yourself to the taste of cosmopolitan, well-policed Saint Denis from Red Dead Redemption 2, with the city's signature cocktail, the Saint Denis Sazerac? Watch on as we mix and taste the Saint Denis Sazerac from a recipe found in the game!
Hitman 2's Isle of Sgail level takes 47 to the headquarters of the Ark Society, a cabal of the world's most powerful people who also like horrible drinks judging by the clubhouse's signature drink. Join Luke and Ellen from Outside Xtra, along with myself, as we mix this cognac and rum Hitman 2 cocktail, something we absolutely do not recommend you doing yourself at home.
It's the final day of the Oxbox Xmas Challenge 2018 and Mike could secure victory with his last challenge. But what will it be? And how will he do? Will we crown a new Christmas Champion today? Let's find out!
It's time for the penultimate Oxbox Xmas Challenge and Andy's up in a challenge of Mike's devising: achieve a speed of 60mph or over in the Peel P50, which he assures us is a car. Will Andy achieve this monumental feat? And why is the Peel P50 a thing? Find the answers to these questions and more within!
In Day 10 of the Oxbox Xmas Challenge, Jane takes on the mantle of Santa Claus in Hitman's Paris level, and must knock off the targets of the Holiday Hoarders contract while dressed as jolly old Saint Nick. Will she succeed? And will Christmas be ruined forever afterwards? Find out now!
It's the Oxbox Xmas Challenge 2018! Day 8 of the competition sends Andy into Red Dead Redemption 2's Valentine with a simple goal: jump off a balcony and land on his horse in one graceful, fluid motion. Will Andy and Horson Snr.'s bond survive this tough test? Watch and find out!
No one has a tougher gig during the holidays than Santa Claus, who not only has to defy the laws of space and time to deliver gifts to millions of people, but also has to put up with stuff like the following ludicrous ordeals and violent mishaps.
The Oxbox Xmas Challenge continues! For day nine, Mike must create a Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer in the Soulcalibur 6 character creator, then use said abomination to win a fight. How will he fare? Will we ever get the resulting images out of our heads? Find out within!
Day seven of the Oxbox Xmas Challenge sees Jane becoming the Santa Claus of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's Blackout battle royale mode by mounting her sleigh (quad bike) and delivering presents (weaponry) to good boys and girls (Call of Duty players). Find out how she gets on within!
Day 6 of the Oxbox Xmas Challenge 2018 sends Mike back to Sea of Thieves for a suitably piratical challenge: sail a sloop through a tight gap while drunk and playing the accordion. It's the challenge Mike has been training for all his life, but will he succeed? Find out within!
It's Day three of the Oxbox Xmas Challenge, and Mike's off to Red Dead Redemption 2's Valentine to shoot some people in the hat. Sounds about right, happy holidays, everyone!
Oxbox Xmas Challenge 2018 day 2 brings a WWE 2K19 Santa Royale: a five-man Battle Royal in which Andy plays a hulking pro wrestler Santa against Braun Strowman, Daniel Bryan, Seth Rollins and Shinsuke Nakamura. Will he be the last man standing? Or will someone flip Saint Nick over the top rope? Watch this WWE 2K19 gameplay and see.
It's the Oxbox Xmas Challenge 2018! Jane has first pick of the random game challenges and draws FIFA 19 for the traditional FIFA Giant Killing challenge as we take a bunch of league two players up against the might of a Premiership squad. This year it's a clash between the glorious heroes of Bury and the villainous Cardiff City. Will Jane FIFA well enough to get the point? Find out within!
Warning: spoilers ahead! Join Luke and I for takes on the most pivotal, shocking, triumphant and sad moments in Red Dead Redemption 2, with Red Dead Redemption 2 gameplay and excellent Dutch impressions, along with our reactions to the most important moments in Red Dead Redemption 2 - especially the game's endings.
Jane and I play Bendy and the Ink Machine, a stylish survival horror game set in a spooky animation studio plagued by a sinister ink machine and its ever-smiling mascot Bendy. What's the deal with the ink? Why can't Bendy just be cool? Watch on for answers in this Xbox One gameplay.