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Everything coming to Xbox Game Pass in 2022 and 2023

Xbox Game Pass announcements tend to be made at short notice, but some publishers love to share news of their titles coming to the service well in advance. Here's every upcoming Game Pass game we know about...

Posted 4 hours ago by Heidi Nicholas 22

Xbox Game Pass First Impressions: Turbo Golf Racing

Turbo Golf Racing blasted down the fairway and into Xbox Game Preview this week, offering up a turbo-charged experience for up to eight players on Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC, and Xbox Game Pass. Here are our first impressions.

Posted 5 days ago by Tom West 24

BS GS: Crazy achievements we're glad aren't real #4 — Elden Ring

FromSoftware's Elden Ring is a perfect candidate for this article, and while we'll likely tackle the Dark Souls games as well down the line, let's first look at just how much more of a slog the achievements could have been here.

Posted 6 days ago by Luke Albigés 43

Rinsed PowerWash Simulator? Nine similar games to try next

For those of you who have powered your way through PowerWash Simulator, you may be wondering what to play next. If you're looking for similar games to scratch that PowerWash Simulator itch, we've got you covered.

Posted 11 days ago by Sean Carey 36

BS GS: Crazy achievements we're glad aren't real #3 — Skyrim

A game on the scale of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim has ample opportunity to mess players around with disgusting achievements... here are just a few of the ways it could have been a horrible completion rather than just a long one.

Posted 13 days ago by Luke Albigés 61

Saints Row hands-on preview impressions

Saints Row is set to release next month and Volition recently invited us to a preview event where we had the chance to spend a few hours with the game, get to know the new Saints, and cause chaos in Santo Ileso.

Posted 22 days ago by Tom West 40

BS GS: Crazy achievements we're glad aren't real #1 — Cuphead

Cuphead is famously pretty tough, but what if the team had made its achievement list even harder? In the first of a new series for TA, we think about what could have been if the devs had been even more cruel with the game's list.

Posted 27 days ago by Luke Albigés 73

Matchpoint: Tennis Championships courts us with its potential

Matchpoint: Tennis Championships aims to bring authentic tennis gameplay and licenced players to Xbox Game Pass in July. We recently saw the game in action with Torus Games, so here is what you need to know. [updated]

Posted 1 month ago by Tom West 23

Interview: Metal: Hellsinger is "a metal album come to life"

Metal: Hellsinger creative director and The Outsiders' founder, David Goldfarb, has taken a little time out from killing hellish nightmares to answer a few of our burning questions about the rhythm-shooter that comes to Xbox soon.

Posted 1 month ago by Tom West 21

Best games like Monster Hunter on Xbox

With Monster Hunter Rise getting its Sunbreak expansion later this week on PC and Switch, now seems as good a time as any to track down some great alternatives to Capcom's monster co-op hit for Xbox players...

Posted 1 month ago by Luke Albigés 14

Every Summer Game Fest 2022 Xbox demo tested

The Summer Game Fest 2022 demo event might officially be over, but that doesn't mean the fun has to end. If you missed out on any of the Xbox demos, don't worry — we tried them all! Here are our first impressions of each.

Posted 1 month ago by Luke Albigés 14

The Elder Scrolls Online: High Isle first impressions

The Elder Scrolls Online: High Isle is now available on Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One, and takes us on a never-before-seen adventure to a fanciful Breton resort. Here is what we think about our time with the Chapter so far.

Posted 1 month ago by Tom West 12

Monster Hunter World 2: How to make it the best hunt yet

With Monster Hunter World now Capcom's most successful game of all time, a direct sequel feels like an inevitability. Let's take a look at some upgrades and changes that could make it the series' best game to date...

Posted 3 months ago by Luke Albigés 41

Interview: Inside the crazy achievements of The Stanley Parable

The Stanley Parable is finally making its way to Xbox via The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe. We spoke with Crows Crows Crows' William Pugh, director of Ultra Deluxe, about the game's unique and hilarious achievement list.

Posted 4 months ago by Sean Carey 43

The rise of wholesome games: A roundtable interview

In recent years, we've noticed a clear rise in the visibility and popularity of wholesome games. Heidi chats to a host of prominent figures from the emerging scene to find out more...

Posted 4 months ago by Heidi Nicholas 53

Cult of the Lamb: TA team first impressions

Cult of the Lamb somehow manages to be both cute and very creepy and intrigued us all so much at the WASD gaming event that we all insisted on trying the base-building dungeon crawler. Here's what we thought!

Posted 4 months ago by Heidi Nicholas 10

Trek to Yomi: TA team first impressions

Trek to Yomi has intrigue in trailers for its beautiful black and while art, samurai vibes, and dark narrative premise. The team got hands-on with the game — so let's see how they handle a blade.

Posted 4 months ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 11

Shadow Warrior 3 — first impressions

Lo Wang is back and causing a relentless amount of chaos on our screens in Shadow Warrior 3. Here are our first impressions of the potty-mouthed ninja's latest adventure.

Posted 5 months ago by Tom West 19

Roguebook — first impressions

If you have been thinking about trying a game that mixes the card collecting and roguelike genres, Roguebook might be what you need — here are our first impressions of the game.

Posted 5 months ago by Tom West 28