Zelda without shirts… Songbringer is a top-down, Zelda inspired, procedurally generated roguelike – Slathered with a healthy dose of late 70s/early 80s hyper-macho cheeseball, ala the “Heavy Metal” comic book series. It sports a beautifully detailed pixel art graphical style and epic retro synth soundtrack. Songbringer challenges you to tear off your shirt, put on your cyber top hat and dive into its randomly created worlds, over and over. Songbringer was developed… Read More

/r/XboxOne the official podcast of the Subreddit is released. Episode 70 – Are Marketing Deals Ruining Gaming? (Sofia Hariz Returns) Featuring… Rhys (/u/delicious_cheese) Ross (/u/moss842) Carina (u/RetroKrystal) Episode 70 topics include: Big congrats to /u/majornelson on having his first child! Well technically second, Xbox is his first baby When the marketing deal is bad enough that they can’t even refer to the Xbox One by name Shadow of War developer who died… Read More

Looking for something a little different to do in Hong Kong? A way to escape the hustle and bustle of downtown H.K Island and Kowloon? I may have just the thing for you…. Tai-O 大澳 is a small fishing village and shanty town built on stilts. Tucked away in a quiet corner of Lautau island it has a lengthy history as a smugglers bay. During and after the Chinese Civil War, Tai-O became… Read More

Time to rock your world… Atlus, the Japanese publisher/developer better known for its popular Persona series, brings us the sequel to what many, including myself, consider to be one of the most criminally hidden gems of the previous gaming generation; Rock of Ages 2: Bigger and Boulder. A game about classical art, childish slapstick humour, real-time strategy and smashing things with giant rocks. If that sounded like utter insanity to you –… Read More

If you are looking for a slightly different day out in down town Helsinki, you could always try heading over to the old Hietaniemi Cemetery that is sitting right on the western edge of the Helsinki peninsula. Founded in 1828, this large and sprawling cemetery contains the graves of past Finnish presidents, politicians, artists, war heroes and many other people of cultural and historical importance. This is considered to be culturally and… Read More

Every year on the first 2 weekends of September the Helsinki Zoo, Korkeasaari holds a 2-day event called the Kissojen Yö (Night of the Cats).  The zoo is open from 4pm till midnight, and everyone is encouraged to come late into the night, while its large collection of big and exotic cats are out and about, rather than sleeping in the back of their enclosure. Korkeasaari is a small island, just off… Read More

/r/XboxOne the official podcast of the Subreddit is released. Episode 69 – Cross-play is Carina’s Destiny (Interview: Bloober Team, the devs of Observer) Rhys, Clay and Ross discuss the latest happenings from the subreddit and the world of Xbox including our thoughts on Gamescom 2017. We’ve tried something different this week, like it? let us know in the comments below. Featuring… Rhys (/u/delicious_cheese) Ross (/u/moss842) Clay (/u/uncle_jessy ) Carina (u/RetroKrystal ) Episode… Read More

Hoo boy have I got a destination for you! Trust me, there is Norway you are gonna forget it. Ha ha ha……ha…. Sorry. Anyway, our goal today? – Neverdalsfjellet (Try saying that 3 times fast). A 700-meter tall mountain peak, boasting one of the non-official wonders of the natural world: Preikestolen (Pulpit Rock). A large overhanging rock that sticks out from the side of the mountain, giving you a monstrous cliff with… Read More

There is a lot of things that people do when they visit Japan. You eat sushi and yakitori. You visit the Tokyo Sky Tree, or wander through the old town of Gion, in Kyoto – But its all been done! If you are looking for something truly different; A real one of a kind experience, then you owe it to yourself to spend at least one night in Mount Koya. Mount Koya… Read More

What is real? From Bloober Team, the Polish game developers who previously brought us the “insane Victorian-era painter simulator” Layers of Fear, comes yet another spine-tingling horror game release; Observer – A mind-bending, psychedelic, cyberpunk, 80s throwback, horror, first person, haunted house, crime-solving walking simulator. No, really.

When you happen to find yourself in Beijing on a warm summers day and feel the sudden and mighty need for a picnic with impact, then why not consider a trip to the “wild wall”? – The quiet and unrestored section of the Great Wall of China. Sitting alone, atop the crumbling ruins, as you thoughtfully munch on a crappy ham and cheese sandwich, inspires introspective thoughts one does not usually associate… Read More

/r/XboxOne the official podcast of the Subreddit is released. Episode 68 – Gamescom 2017 Rhys, Clay and Ross discuss the latest happenings from the subreddit and the world of Xbox including our thoughts on Gamescom 2017. We’ve tried something different this week, like it? let us know in the comments below. Featuring… Rhys (/u/delicious_cheese) Ross (/u/moss842) Clay (/u/uncle_jessy ) Episode 68 topics include: Topics from the Sub Length: 00:53:54    Episode 69… Read More

/r/XboxOne the official podcast of the Subreddit is released. Episode 67 – The Greatest Games With Gold (Slime Rancher Interview) Rhys, Carina and Ross discuss the latest happenings from the subreddit and the world of Xbox including the greatest Games With Gold. We also have an amazing interview with Nick Popovich, game designer and co-founder of Monomi Park creators of this month’s games with gold title Slime Rancher. Featuring… Rhys (/u/delicious_cheese) Ross… Read More