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    Xbox One Titanfall controller pictures and hands-on

    By 14 March 2014

    Titanfall has been one of the most eagerly anticipated titles for the Xbox One, launching on 11 March in the US and 14 March in Europe. To commemorate the launch, Respawn Entertainment and EA teamed up with Microsoft to produce a special limited edition...

  • Gaming 5 out of 5

    Titanfall review

    By 14 March 2014

    And so the second wave of next-generation games starts with what is unarguably the most talked about title since its first showing at E3 in Los Angeles last June. Titanfall was Microsoft’s "one more thing" during its Xbox One press conference, even...

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    Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes preview: Playtime with the prologue to Phantom Pain

    By 6 March 2014

    When Konami showed a demo of Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain during E3 in June last year, there was little doubt that it would be a significant refresh of the entire franchise. For a start, Kiefer Sutherland takes on the role of Solid Snake - controversially...

  • Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    Thief review

    By 28 February 2014

    Thief in 2014 reboots a much loved gaming franchise that was born over 15 years ago. It’s been ten long years since the last title in the series, and in the time since there are inevitably great swathes of punters who either don't know or, perhaps,...

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    Titanfall preview: First play of Beta - Attrition, Hardpoint and Last Titan Standing modes (video)

    By 12 February 2014

    Behold the game of 2014. Titanfall has been lauded by eager praise ever since its non-playable debut during the E3 trade show last June. And with each public outing since, the admiration has grown ever larger by those who have been lucky enough to...

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    Elder Scrolls Online preview: First lengthy play of massively multiplayer Skyrim

    By 10 February 2014

    There's still a couple of months before Bethesda's much-anticipated massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) set in the world of Oblivion and Skyrim is due for release, but Pocket-lint was invited to give the Elder Scrolls Online beta a...

  • Gaming 4 out of 5

    Zoo Tycoon review

    By 5 December 2013

    Of all the launch games for the new Xbox One, Zoo Tycoon is perhaps the most surprising. It's a game that screams "family friendly" in a way that the usual line-up of racing and killing games don't. And it's as much a statement of Microsoft's intent as...

  • Gaming 5 out of 5

    FIFA 14 (PS4 & Xbox One) review

    By 28 November 2013

    Having already fully reviewed the current generation version of FIFA 14 it would seem sensible to just adjust that entry to encompass the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One version. But here's the thing: FIFA 14 on the next-generation consoles is no mere update...

  • Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    Ryse: Son of Rome review

    By 27 November 2013

    The face of the Xbox One launch was divided between McLaren's utterly modern P1 supercar in Forza Motorsport 5 and that of the Roman Empire, as found in Ryse: Son of Rome. As an Xbox One launch title lots hangs on Ryse to represent Microsoft's latest...

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    Xbox One Day One Edition pictures and hands-on

    By 21 November 2013

    Launch day is almost here, and we've managed to bag a Day One Edition Xbox so those of you who have ordered it, or not, can see what you get in the special limited-edition box.  The console is identical, and the box, which you'll no doubt chuck in the...

  • Gaming 4 out of 5

    Dead Rising 3 review

    By 21 November 2013

    Capcom’s Dead Rising series has become a benchmark for Microsoft’s gaming hardware. When the original was released in 2006, it was the first Xbox 360 game that was truly "next-gen" - its shambling zombie hordes just wouldn’t have been technically...

  • Gaming 4.5 out of 5

    Forza Motorsport 5 review

    By 20 November 2013

    Forza Motorsport races back onto our screens, this time as an Xbox One launch title, looking to showcase the new Xbox's power. When were introduced to Forza 5 on the Xbox One, Dan Greenawalt, creative director at Turn 10 Studios, pointed out that usually...

  • Gaming 5 out of 5

    Xbox One review

    By 20 November 2013

    The two factions of the next-gen console war have laid out their lines, Sony PlayStation 4 on one side, Microsoft Xbox One on the other. Only the lucky few, or very dedicated, will be able to afford both, continuing the gaming stand-off that's been running...

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    Xbox One dashboard preview: Here's how your next-gen console will work

    By 8 November 2013

    When it comes to the Xbox One, we've seen a lot of games, we've read a lot about features, we've been following the news up and down as Microsoft fleshes out the details heading towards the 22 November launch date. There's one area of the Xbox One that...

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    Ryse: Son of Rome preview: Playing Crytek's vision of next-gen gaming

    By 7 November 2013

    As an Xbox One exclusive and one of the headline launch titles for the new Microsoft console, there's a lot resting on Ryse: Son of Rome's armour-clad shoulders. We sat down with Yannick Boucher, Project Manager at Crytek, to play through four levels...

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