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Everything you need to know about Destiny’s Prison of Elders

Bungie has got some serious work to do if they want to keep their 10-year Destiny plan going. The Prison of Elders is their latest take on the whole first person shooter, MMO story, and it seems like it is going to be more than just a simple arena mode. What is the Prison of Elders? The Prison of Elders is a 3-player horde mode, in this mode you will face off against 5 waves of enemies to gain leg...

8 Big Changes Coming to Destiny

Destiny: House of Wolves is around the corner, and I am pretty excited to get back into it and blow some stuff up with my Gjallarhorn. But things might not be the same anymore as House of Wolves expansion brings along a ton a new features and changes to PvP, PvE, character progression, and exploration. Here are 8 things that will change the way you play the game 1. No matchmaking for Trials of Osi...

Xbox Games with Gold for May

Another month brings more games for you to download via your Xbox Games with Gold subscription on both the Xbox One and Xbox 360. Last month we had double the games being made available for Xbox One and Xbox 360. This month it returns to the norm. It also means that that games are generally quite old and not that fantastic. Saying that, if you’ve never played Mafia II on Xbox 360 and youR...

Battletoads boss fight in Shovel Knight is a nostalgia trip

Today Shovel Knight will finally be made available for purchase on Xbox Live for the Xbox One. The long wait for the game will bare fruit for those who waited it out. The Xbox One version (as with Kratos on the PlayStation version of the game) will come with its own unique level. In this case it’s a return of the Battletoads, which we’re expecting to hear more of in their own game at E...

Batman: Arkham Knight Season Pass and Premium Edition Announced

Warner Bros. has announced a Season Pass and Premium Edition for the upcoming Batman: Arkham Knight. The Season Pass will set you back $39.99/£32.99, which will vary in Rands depending on what platform you are playing on. It will provide DLC for six months following the games release, which will include new story missions, additional super-villains invading Gotham City, legendary Batmobile skins, ...

Price war is on. Microsoft Announces Xbox One Price Cut

Following in the footsteps of the PlayStation 4 price cut announced today, Microsoft and Prima Interactive have announced that they are cutting the price of the Xbox One Limited Edition Sunset Overdrive bundle over this long weekend too. The Xbox One White bundle including a copy of Sunset Overdrive will be going for R5,299,99, reduced by R1,000,00 from the recommended retail price of R6,299,99. I...

The Xbox division sees a sharp revenue decline

The writing was on the wall wasn’t it? It’s been reported that hardware sales for the Xbox brand plummeted by 24% year-on-year. The Xbox One not selling enough consoles is definitely part of the problem, but there’s more to that picture. In South Africa we’re still trailing behind the world in that the Xbox 360 is still outselling the Xbox One, as it’s a great entry-l...

Review: Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin (Xbox One)

Brutal, and unforgiving. It is the pinnacle of the Souls series, and there is nothing else like it.

Gears of War Creative Director leaves Epic for Black Tusk Studios

We recently reported on a the rumour that the Gears of War series was receiving a remastered update in 2015, and that the followup to the series will only make it to the Xbox One in 2016 if we’re lucky. Since then we’ve not heard too much as the folks over at Microsoft, we think, are now in E3 mode. Phil Spencer mentioned that their focus is on showing off first-party titles at E3: @Ma...

Destiny: House of Wolves will not include a Raid Activity at launch

Bad news to all you raiding fanatics, the upcoming House of Wolves expansion pack will not include a raid activity at launch. This is according to a news post by Bungie stating that instead of a post-game raid activity, there will be another mode known as The Prison of Elders. The Prison of Elders is a form of battle arena that lets players take down enemies to gain rewards. The mode is said to be...

Xbox One price drop starts price war in the UK

Right now it’s only official in the UK and we hope this trickles down to South Africa too. The Xbox One has seen a price drop from £429 (about R7600) to £399.99 (about R7000) for the console that comes bundled with Kinect. The version without Kinect comes in at £299.99 (about R5300).  So we’re looking at a drop of roughly R500.  It’s been having a tough time to keep up with the s...

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 Release Window Revealed

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 will release for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in Spring 2015 (South African Spring). This is according to an announcement made by Bandai Namco where they revealed some new in-game features. Some of the new features include Ultimate Jutsu, Awakening, and Drive Type battle systems, along with a new wall-run mechanic. The new Ultimate Jutsus combinations in...

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