The Oxventure crew levels up for an impending Dungeons and Dragons campaign, with weekly episodes beginning on Outside Xtra from 14 August 2019. Who will roll high? Who will learn terrifying new spells? Who will maintain their wisdom ability score of -1 for some reason? See for yourselves and subscribe to Outside Xtra for episodes in the weeks to come.
Hitman 2's new sniper assassin mission takes Agent 47 to one of the harshest places on the planet: a remote, high-security prison in Siberia. Behold as 47 scopes out the Crime and Punishment mission, in which he must off the prison warden and a particularly nasty prisoner. Can 47 snipe the targets, take out the bodyguards and cause a prison riot to cover his tracks? Find out within!
Join us for some fresh The Outer Worlds gameplay, in which Mike and I test our theory that all sci fi games are funnier if you play them as a massive intergalactic space jerk. Take a watch for Outer Worlds gameplay from Stellar Bay, taken from early in the game, and don't try this at home. Or in space.
Mike and I play The Outer Worlds, upcoming sci-fi RPG from the makers of Fallout New Vegas, before Mike is detained for suspected shark crimes. Get your eyes on that new Outer Worlds gameplay in Show of the Week, followed by Oxventure Dungeons and Dragons news and the choicest comments of the last seven days.
If there's one thing we hate, it's consequences. Yet we love games, even though they're full of them - like when we manage to do a thing that causes us to be unexpectedly and irreversibly screwed over, such as on these seven occasions.
It's back to the Isle of Sgail for more Hitman 2 gameplay as mission The Ark Society continues. In this second episode, Agent 47 must assassinate the remaining Washington twin at this wealthy cult's party on a private island. Follow Andy, Mike and I as we turn to a ceremonial phoenix effigy, an open casket funeral and a propane flask to get our respective jobs done.
There are some game baddies so determined to screw you out of a fair fight that they're willing to mess around with the very game itself. Consider the injustice of these seven times a boss cheated by hacking the game.
Wolfenstein: Youngblood takes the Nazi-killing gameplay of the previous games in the series and moves it to the neon-soaked 1980s where you play as BJ Blazkovic's twin daughters Jess and Soph. Join us on Show of the Week for Wolfenstein Youngblood gameplay, courtesy of Jane and Mike, stick around for your comments, and subscribe to Outside Xbox for a video like this every Friday.
Sometimes in a video game, the person who was your sworn enemy in one game rocks up for the sequel as your good buddy and trusted ally in the fight against whoever it is we're fighting this time. Consider these mortal enemies of ours who mended their ways and became our best friends.
After years of waiting GTA Online's Casino is finally open and we've dropped a fat stack on a tasteless top floor penthouse. Join us as we give you the tour and then gamble all our hard earned money away on the roulette table, blackjack, fruit machines and horse racing.
Hitman 2 gameplay from the mission The Ark Society, set on the foreboding Isle of Sgail, where Agent 47 must assassinate twin targets Zoe and Sophia Washington at a swanky party for a doomsday cult. See us whack the first target with a medieval iron maiden, an antique necklace and a bloody great broadsword in part one of this Hitman 2 mission.
We've gotten to the era of retro-inspired games where they are imitating Playstation 1 titles and Back in 1995 takes aim at the classic Resident Evil games. That means gritty visuals, tank controls and awkward camera angles. What we don't recall from Resi are the killer potatoes you'll see in this back in 1995 Xbox One gameplay.
The Dark Pictures: Man of Medan is the new horror game from the makers of Until Dawn, set to spook up your Xbox next month. Jane's played it and lived to tell the tale, so gather round for creepy Man of Medan gameplay, character deaths, and Shawn Ashmore's likeness in Show of the Week.
If a game really wants to put you in your place, the easiest way is to drop you into a boss fight, usually early in the game, that is unwinnable. In this way way you're reminded that you, the player, are a worthless scrub who will have to go on a hero's journey in order to defeat the evil baddie.
In Hitman 2 Escalation The Aquatic Retribution, Agent 47 must steal a fish from the Miami aquarium, use it to whack various security guards, then dump them in an aquarium tank. Mike and I smash a lot of fish tanks and make a lot of terrible fish puns in this video. Also, did you know there was a starfish in Hitman 2? Us neither.
Codemasters' Grid racing series returns with Grid (just Grid) later this year, so Mike puts his life of car festivals and fast cars on hold to bring fresh Xbox One X Grid gameplay to you in Show of the Week.
There's a special level of creepy accessible only to children in videogames, and we're not even talking about your Alma Wades. No, we mean the accidentally terrifying kid characters whose eerie voice acting and dead eyes take us on a trip deep down the uncanny valley.
F1 drivers are fast in an actual Formula One car, sure, but we were secretly hoping we'd be quicker than them on our home turf of videogames. Find out exactly what happened when we challenged real life Aston Martin Red Bull Racing driver Pierre Gasly on F1 2019 and discover the 7 reasons he's probably faster than you.
Andy and Mike take on Void Bastards, a "strategy-shooter" with a slick art style ripped straight from the pages of sci-fi comic book. Join them for this Void Bastards gameplay aboard a derelict spaceship and see for yourself.
From the interrogation room in Black Ops, to the squelchy brain in Psychonauts, to your android assistant Chloe attaining self awareness in Detroit: Become Human - contemplate these seven title screens that couldn't bear to just be a basic list of options, as suggested by commenters in the previous video on gaming's fanciest title screens.
Outer Worlds is a sci-fi RPG from the makers of Fallout New Vegas, also known as Mike and Andy's favourite ever Fallout. They react to Outer Worlds gameplay in Show of the Week, then along comes Star Wars, F1 2019 and professional wrestling for the comments section with yours truly.
Most horror movie baddies are unstoppable murder machines in their cinematic incarnations, but that's not always the case when they make the leap to games. Consider these seven invincible horror movie villains who became fragile, vulnerable meat-sacks in videogames.
Can we withstand the Lovecraft-inspired horror and presumable stench of The Sinking City? Witness gameplay from this open-world detective adventure set in the oppressively weird town of Oakmont, with its flooded streets, occult murders and rotting shark corpses.
Hitman 2 goes to a swanky New York bank for its first expansion pack, home to the Golden Handshake mission in which Agent 47 must off the bank manager and heist his way into the top-security bank vault. Can 47 don the ugly sweater, defeat the laser grid, and trouser three Faberge eggs in a single run? There's only one really good way to find out.
F1 2019 adds a revamped career mode that begins with you mixing it up in the newly introduced Formula 2 championship. It's here that career-long rivalries will be established, rivalries such as Devon Butler versus us, The God of Driving.