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Category Archives: Xbox One

Konami says They Aren’t Giving up on Consoles and PC, Apologizes for Causing Anxiety


Konami has issued an apology to fans for causing anxiety about what type of games it will be producing going forward. With Konami’s president claiming “mobile is the future” and mobile is their main platform, many fans felt Konami abandoned them. However, in a letter presented to Polygon, Konami ‘tries’ to explain all of the changes to their business. They also added that console gaming will remain an important part of their future.

This Week on Xbox: 05/29/2015


“This Week on Xbox, Episode 4: Major Nelson highlights the biggest news of the week, including the upcoming Call of Duty DLC pack, Outlast: Bundle of Terror on Xbox One, a new Game of Thrones episode in the Telltale Games series and much more.”

The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt – Xbox One Patch 1.03 Goes Live Today

The Witcher 3

The latest patch for the Xbox One version of The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt goes live “in just a few hours” according to the official CD Projekt Red forums. The patch will provide a locked 30fps option and increased Font size (in addition to bug fixes). Via: CanadianOnlineGamers

Need for Speed Reboot will Require a “Always Online” Connection

Need for Speed Underground

EA has confirmed that the upcoming Need for Speed game for PS4, Xbox One and PC will require an online connection at all times to play.

Source: Twitter

Rumor: New Xbox One Controller out this June

Xbox One

It seems like Microsoft might be working on a new Xbox One controller, according to the Xbox Support site. The new controller has a 3.5mm headphone jack and will only be available on controllers released after June 2015. The page has since been amended, so this only increases the speculation that this new controller is real. Via: VGChartz

The Elder Scrolls Online: Exploring Tamriel


Sony has uploaded 9 minutes of gameplay from The Elder Scrolls Online. The video is informational, giving players an in-depth look at the characters, graphics, story and more.

Batman: Arkham Knight – Time to Go to War Gameplay Video


Check out this 7-minute gameplay video for Batman Arkham Knight on PS4.

Xbox Live Games with GOLD for June 2015 – Massive Chalice & Thief lead


Microsoft has just announced June’s free Games with Gold. Xbox One owners can download Massive Chalice and Pool Nation FX. Xbox 360 owners can download Just Cause 2 and Thief. Get the dates and finer details for each deal below.

SHAQ Plays Kenny “The Jet” Smith in Mortal Kombat X


Check out this hilarious video of former NBA all-star and 3-time Finals MVP Shaquille O’Neal playing against 2-time NBA Finals Champion Kenny “The Jet” Smith in Mortal Kombat X.

Dear Videogame Industry: Go Fund Yourself – Butterworthy


Jamie Butterworth discusses how he’s kind of tired of crowdfunding and Kickstarters who scam the gamers.

Media Create Sales (5/18/15 – 5/24/15) – 3DS & The Witcher 3 Lead

The Witcher 3

This week’s Media Create Charts are in. The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt topped the software charts with 67,385 units sold. While the 3DS was the top piece of hardware sold with 15,257 units for the week. Get the full hardware and software listings below. 

Project LIES

Project Cars Lie MS

Project CARS is probably cancelled for the Wii U. However, it seems the team has lied about the title dating back nearly two years ago. Subscribe to PlayerEssence for more awesome content.

Destiny – House of Wolves (Xbox One DLC Review) – ZyroXZ2


“Destiny has been a sort of controversial game: comment sections are filled with hate for it. Yet it remains a popular game, despite being plagued by the ever-growing problem of lack of content. Does the second DLC pack fix this?”

The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt on Xbox One is Getting a 30fps lock and Font Size Patch


CD Projekt RED will be patching The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt on Xbox One with a 30fps lock and bigger font size options. I’ve been playing The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt on Xbox One quite a bit and it is a solid title. These upcoming patches should make a good game even better. Via: NeoGAF

Resident Evil Zero HD Remaster Announced for Xbox One, PS4, PC, PS3 and Xbox 360


Capcom has announced that they will be remastering Resident Evil Zero in HD for the PS4, Xbox One, PC, PS3 and Xbox 360. A release is set for early 2016 for all the platforms listed above. Via: DualShockers

Mad Max Game – “Savage Road” Story Trailer (1080p)


“Watch the Savage Road story trailer for Mad Max. In the Wasteland, a man with no wheels is a man with no hope.”

The Project C.A.R.S Wii U Version Debacle: Zen’s Thoughts

Zen Gamer Zone

“Zen lays down what he believes is the real reasoning behind Slightly Mad Studios Wii U related announcement today. It’s an unpopular opinion, but that’s no reason to remain silent on the issue entirely.”

Famitsu Review Scores (5/26/15) – The Witcher 3, Atelier Rorona Plus and more

The Witcher 3

The latest Famitsu review scores are in. The Japanese publication gave high marks to The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt and Atelier Rorona Plus. Get the full review scores past the link.

Memorial Day Gaming Deals Roundup (5/25/15) – Bloodborne ($39.99), Xbox Live ($29.99) & More


There are a bunch of great gaming deals for the Memorial Day weekend. Check out a full list of the best deals below.

PS4 w/The Last of Us, 1 Year PS PLUS and Sony Silver Wired Headset for $399.99

Saints Row IV: Re-Elected + GAT Out of Hell on Xbox One or PS4 for $19.99

Destiny on PS3, PS4, Xbox One, or Xbox 360 for $19.99 

Bloodborne – PlayStation 4 for $39.99

Xbox Live $31.34 save $5 with Facebook LIKE

Shadow of the Eternals is Still in Development, “Big Plans for the Future”


Shadow of the Eternals has went through two failed KickStarters and many thought the game was dead. However, that is not the case according to Quantum Entanglement Inc’s founder Dennis Dyack. Read what he had to say on the title below. 

Wii U Version of Project CARS Having Performance Issues, Likely Cancelled and Heading to the NX


The Wii U version of Project Cars will likely be cancelled according to Slightly Mad Studios’ Ian Bell. In a series of posts on the official message board, Bell said the game is currently running at 23fps at 720p, which they aren’t happy with. Bell said they would have to scale down the graphics, or develop the game for the Nintendo NX. 

Microsoft’s E3 Press Conference will be 90 Minutes long


Xbox boss Phil Spencer has revealed that their E3 press conference will be 90 minutes long. This pretty much falls in line with previous years. Although, Microsoft has stated that they will be focusing on exclusive games this year instead of multiplats. Via: VGChartz