Why you should be playing Mass Effect Legendary Edition via Game Pass

I’m Commander Shepard and I spent £400 on a Mass Effect 3 “accessory”. It was March 2012, the week after the game had hit shelves and I was deep into the war to save the galaxy. But… let’s rewind a ...

Forza Horizon 5 Weekly Challenges Guide – Series 3 – Summer

Hello there fellow Horizoners! If you are anything like me, with a sense of direction that makes going to the toilet in the dark an adventure, you may well have to seek help to complete the weekly challenges that are ...

TheXboxHub Official Podcast Episode 111: The future of NFTs

Our first podcast of 2022 is jam-packed with gaming, film and TV discussion; featuring all sorts ranging from The Matrix Resurrections and The Apprentice, to Evil Genius 2: World Domination and Kena Bridge of Spirits. TheXboxHub Official Podcast Episode 111 ...

WIN a PUBG eSports Global Championship Swag Pack

PUBG, eh? Many still see it as the absolute king of the Battle Royale scene and no matter what goes up against it, it continues to go from strength to strength. And much of that power comes in the ...

What I Would Like Playground Games to Bring to Fable from The Forza Horizon series

It’s been more than eleven years since Fable 3 released back on the Xbox 360. A huge Fable fan, I was so upset that Lionhead Studios was shutdown, leaving the future of Fable uncertain. Fast forward to July 2020, ...

The 5 Biggest – and Most Exciting – Reveals from The Game Awards 2019

The days are long gone when an awards ceremony is simply that. Due to the size of the gaming industry, every event is an opportunity to make some big announcements, this being one of the last opportunities of the ...

Every Xbox First Party Game Coming in 2020

2020 is here and it’s looking like being a stunning year to be an Xbox gamer. With Xbox Series X due to drop nearer the close of the year, and all manner of great games coming to Xbox One ...

TheXboxHub Official Podcast Episode 11 – It’s all about Xbox Series X

TheXboxHub return with a special episode of TheXboxHub Official Podcast, hot on the heels of the confirmation and announcement of the stunning Xbox Series X. Join Gareth and Neil as they run through the announcement of the latest and greatest ...

Why The Xbox Series X’s Lack of Exclusives in the First 1-2 Years Isn’t the Deal breaker You Think it is

Head of Xbox Game Studios Matt Booty recently dropped a bombshell in a recent interview: The Xbox Series X will not have exclusive games for the first one to two years. The games will, instead, be cross-gen across Series ...

TheXboxHub Official Podcast Episode 20 – What the heck even is a teraflop?

Join Gareth (the host), James, and Richard for TheXboxHub Official Podcast Episode 20 as they discuss a wide range of topics from the gaming world and beyond. In this episode, there’s talk of the Xbox Series X, some of their ...

TheXboxHub Official Podcast Episode 23 – Xbox Series X vs. PS5 – digesting the specs!

In these times of uncertainty, there’s one thing you can rely on and that’s the arrival of TheXboxHub Official Podcast Episode 23. Whilst the coronavirus is still having a major affect on global events, the detailed specs of both the ...

TheXboxHub Official Podcast Episode 26 – Analysing Inside Xbox and the PS5 DualSense

Once more, the weekly instalment of our podcast is here, covering all sorts from the world of gaming and anything else that’s eye-catching. TheXboxHub Official Podcast Episode 26 delves into the latest news emerging from the Inside Xbox show as ...

TheXboxHub Official Podcast Episode 30 – Did Inside Xbox and its Series X games line-up deliver?

What an eventful week for Xbox gamers; not only did they get an Inside Xbox episode showcasing a selection of Xbox Series X games, but now there’s a new instalment of our weekly podcast about all things gaming. As you ...

“Receiving Water When You Really Want a Coke” – The Importance of Setting Expectations When Thirsty for Next-Gen Details

On Thursday May 7th 2020, Xbox finally showed some third-party Series X games in action (in-engine demonstrations of Halo Infinite, Everwild and Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II had been shown prior to this event), and needless to say the response ...

TheXboxHub Official Podcast Episode 31 – Will Unreal Engine 5 just be used for remakes and remasters?

With the world of gaming being treated to more and more reveals each week, alongside insights into the next-gen tech we can look forward to, TheXboxHub team are back once again to digest the latest goings on. While TheXboxHub Official ...

Does Xbox Have What it Takes to Win the Next Round of the Console War?

The latest instalment of Inside Xbox (7th May 2020) finally offered us a glimpse of Xbox Series X gameplay. After months of being battered by geeky technical stats, we could see for ourselves what all the numbers actually mean.  The ...

TheXboxHub Official Podcast Episode 32 – The future of trade-ins and release schedules

After a relatively quiet week in the realm of gaming, TheXboxHub team still have plenty to discuss ahead of what’s expected to be a considerably busier few weeks. TheXboxHub Official Podcast Episode 32 welcomes a new guest to the podcast ...

TheXboxHub Official Podcast Episode 33 – Do we really need Backwards Compatibility on Xbox Series X?

Episode 33 of TheXboxHub Official Podcast sees the triple threat of Gareth, Neil and Richard chat over some of the most important and intriguing issues of the last week – namely whether Maneater on Xbox One is actually any good ...

TheXboxHub Official Podcast Episode 36 – Goodbye Mixer, hello Facebook Gaming?

It’s been a surprisingly hectic week in gaming, but the reveals and announcements are relatively overshadowed by the news regarding the shutdown of Mixer. TheXboxHub team are ready to dive into the finer details of what’s going on and what ...

What is Valorant and Will it Come to Consoles?

Valorant is Riot Games’ new hero-based, first-person shooter with an intense focus on hardcore gunplay and communication. It’s similar to CS:GO in the shooting, map navigation, and short time-to-kill department, but also unique in its own respect. The overwhelmingly punishing ...

“Rare Treasure and Riches Vast” – How to Make the Most of Rare’s Beloved IP

Ah, Rare, or how I (and many others) remember them, Rareware. What else can truly be said about them? They had a run from Donkey Kong Country to Conker’s Bad Fur Day that was the stuff of legends. It seemed ...

DIRT 5 – Gearing up to be the best DIRT experience yet

When Codemasters first revealed that they were working on development of DIRT 5 during the Inside Xbox show back in May 2020, our ears pricked up and our excitement levels started rising. For years DIRT has been the go-to title ...

TheXboxHub Official Podcast Episode 35 – Did Skate 4 and Star Wars: Squadrons save EA Play Live 2020?

We’ve seen Xbox make the first moves with Xbox Series X before Sony followed up with PS5 goodies, but slap-bang in the middle of silly season EA have stepped up to the plate with their EA Play Live 2020 showing. ...

TheXboxHub Official Podcast Episode 38 – Gaming events, price inflation and Jeff Goldblum!

It’s the quiet before the storm as both Ubisoft and Microsoft gear up for their conferences in the very near future. As such, TheXboxHub team are pondering what to expect from these events, while also focusing on the hot topics ...

Which of the 70+ [email protected] Summer Game Fest Demo titles should you be trying?

The [email protected] Summer Game Fest Demo Event is up, live and showcasing more than 70 great games on Xbox One. Some of these will be released in the coming days, more still a few weeks down the line, whilst ...

TheXboxHub Official Podcast Episode 39: Ubisoft Forward – a Far Cry from success?

It hasn’t even been a week since TheXboxHub team recorded a podcast, but they’re back so swiftly for a very specific reason – Ubisoft Forward. That’s right, TheXboxHub Official Podcast Episode 39 focuses solely on Ubisoft’s recent digital gaming conference, ...

TheXboxHub Official Podcast Episode 37 – Are games too long and too difficult nowadays?

Another week has passed by, which means TheXboxHub team are ready to delve into all things in the realm of gaming – and often beyond – once more. At the heart of the discussions during TheXboxHub Official Podcast Episode 37 ...

TheXboxHub Official Podcast Episode 40: Are there Infinite reasons to be excited after the Xbox Games Showcase?

It’s the one you’ve all been waiting for. Yes, the 40th instalment of our popular gaming podcast is finally here. As luck would have it, there’s an Xbox Games Showcase to digest and so that’s our main focus for TheXboxHub ...

Xbox’s Smart Delivery: Changing the Transition Period Between Consoles

Let us fondly – or not so fondly – remember the launch of the Xbox One. For me it began with purchasing Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, Madden NFL 25, and NBA 2K15. All these titles were also released ...

TheXboxHub Official Podcast Episode 42: PS State of Play and Spider-Man exclusivity

Whilst we have an affinity with all things Xbox related, our team of gaming fanatics gathered for a very PlayStation focused instalment in the wake of their latest event. TheXboxHub Official Podcast Episode 42 revolves around the recent State of ...

TheXboxHub Official Podcast Episode 43: Infinite reasons for Microsoft to worry

What a week it’s been in the world of gaming and, more specifically, Microsoft with their big hitter getting delayed – amongst other things. Naturally, the news of Halo Infinite being pushed back is a large focus on TheXboxHub Official ...

TheXboxHub Official Podcast Episode 47: Venturing into the Season of Gaming

As TheXboxHub team count down the days until their 50th podcast episode, they get together to chat about the upcoming Season of Gaming, taking a look at the gaming releases due between September and the conclusion of 2020. And yep, ...

World of Tanks – What’s New for Summer 2020

For a game that was released in 2010, World of Tanks still has a dedicated player base and a steady stream of updates that continue to add new content. We are smack dab in the middle of their current SummerSlam ...

TheXboxHub Official Podcast Episode 41: Visual novels, dating sims and murder mysteries

As the dust settles following the Xbox Games Showcase, our team of gaming fanatics are ready to not only discuss the fallout from that, but also other game-related news emerging recently. In fact, TheXboxHub Official Podcast Episode 41 is brimming ...

TheXboxHub Official Podcast Episode 45: A DC FanDome Special – Bat-tastic!

With the likes of the San Diego Comic-Con cancelled, DC conjured up their very own virtual event to promote a host of upcoming content. Hence, the recent DC FanDome extravaganza has treated us to all sorts of news and sneak ...

Learning from other streaming services – how Microsoft can continue to enhance Xbox Game Pass

As we head into the strangest console generation ever with both consoles STILL not announcing a price point, Microsoft proceed without the heavy hitter of Halo: Infinite to sell consoles. However, with this comes the prevailing change in Microsoft’s ...

TheXboxHub Official Podcast Episode 46: Gamescom 2020 Special

When it comes to gaming conferences, the overall approach has had to drastically change during the current pandemic. Nevertheless, the much anticipated Gamescom 2020 went ahead in a new format and kicked off proceedings with a two-hour live stream full ...

TheXboxHub Official Podcast Episode 44: Twin Peaking into the new Xbox UI

After the recent setbacks for Microsoft, it’s been a relatively easy-going week in comparison; but that’s not to say there’s nothing happening in gaming. With new releases hitting the digital stores, fresh details about PlayStation 5’s DualSense controller, and a ...

Top 10 Sports that Deserve a (Good) Video Game

There have been 27 FIFA games. 2-7. Sure, you could get all cynical and say there’s only been five or so different FIFA games, but let’s not get facetious. Now, did we really need every one of those 27? Couldn’t ...

The Best of the Bountiful Bethesda Back-Catalogue

The news that Microsoft was to buy Bethesda made my wizened old gaming heart skip a beat. I have spent many years playing Bethesda titles, and the thought of all their new games being released on Xbox Game Pass ...

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