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Athenian Rhapsody is a twisted game that loves having fun at your expense, but - most of the time - you’re having fun with it.

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Paper Trail is so good it’ll make you want to go creating paper planes again…  

The Cornish folk tales of The Mermaid of Zennor play out on Xbox and PlayStation

The Mermaid of Zennor (the game) is now available to play on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S, fully optimised for the latter. It's also on the PlayStation Store as well as being found through Steam. 

Doug’s Nightmare is Bullet-hell bananas!

Utterly bonkers, totally bananas - that's the bullet-hell fun promised in Doug's Nightmare as it releases on console. 

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Opinions

Forza Horizon 5 Festival Playlist Weekly Challenges Guide Series 33 – Spring

The Apex All-Stars Series come to an end this week in Forza Horizon 5, and as sure as night follows day, I’m here to provide you with the info you need to get your hands on shiny new cars.

How will Studio Closures Affect Xbox? – TheXboxHub Official Podcast #200

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Episode 199 of TheXboxHub Official Podcast is up, live and ready for your listening. This time the guys chat over the best new games set to release on Xbox throughout May 2024.

Forza Horizon 5 Festival Playlist Weekly Challenges Guide Series 33 – Autumn

In this article, I’ll attempt to suggest cars and tunes for you try out, all as you look to complete the Forza Horizon 5 Festival Playlist Weekly Challenges for Series 33 Autumn, in the hope of getting our hands on some exclusive cars.

9 Best New Xbox and Game Pass games to play in May 2024

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Forza Horizon 5 Festival Playlist Weekly Challenges Guide Series 33 – Summer

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Why you should you go building an interstellar homestead with Lightyear Frontier on Game Pass

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It’s all about Fallout – TheXboxHub Official Podcast #198

Episode 198 of TheXboxHub Official Podcast is up, live and ready for listening. But what is front and centre? Well, it's all about Fallout. Isn't it?

Game Pass

Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II is now playable on Game Pass, Xbox and PC

Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II is the latest from Ninja Theory as they bring forth the sequel to the brilliant Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice.

The magical Metroidvania cooking delights of Magical Delicacy are coming to Game Pass, Xbox and PC

It's sold as a Metroidvania-lite cooking game, but all we care about is that Magical Delicacy is coming to Game Pass, Xbox and PC this summer. 

Explore the world of Little Kitty, Big City on Game Pass, Xbox, Switch and PC

We're not sure there's ever been a cat-themed game quite like Little Kitty, Big City as it releases on Game Pass, Xbox, Switch and PC. 

9 Best New Xbox and Game Pass games to play in May 2024

We've narrowed things down to 9 of the best new games to release on Xbox and Game Pass through May 2024. The question is, what will you be playing?

Overwhelmingly Positive Steam game releases on Xbox and Game Pass

You may have noticed The Rewinder gathering up some seriously impressive reviews over on Steam. Now that game comes to Xbox and Game Pass.

Don’t get crabby – Another Crab’s Treasure is on Game Pass, Xbox and more!

A Souls-like in which we play as a little crab looking to get their old life back? Yeah, we didn't expect Another Crab's Treasure to be anything but mad. 

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Reviews

Not Not – A Brain Buster Review

If you're considering spending time with Not Not - A Brain Buster, stock up on the coffee beans now. You're gonna need ‘em.

Athenian Rhapsody Review

Athenian Rhapsody is a twisted game that loves having fun at your expense, but - most of the time - you’re having fun with it.

Paper Trail Review

Paper Trail is so good it’ll make you want to go creating paper planes again…  

Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II Review

​​Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II is nothing short of stunning and more than capable of taking your breath away by some of the set pieces. 

Tronsmart Bang Portable Party Speaker Review

The Tronsmart Bang Portable Party Speaker - a worthy purchase?

System Shock Review

System Shock very much deserves its second coming, and so many groundbreaking elements of the original game still impress today.

Spellcats: Auto Card Tactics Review

Spellcats: Auto Card Tactics is an auto battling roguelike card game that’s missing a few tricks and won’t put you under its spell.

THE ORIGIN: Blind Maid Review

There’s no doubt that it feels a bit rough around the edges, but if you are after a new survival horror, you’ll be intrigued by THE ORIGIN: Blind Maid. 

Vampire Survivors: Operation Guns Review

With a low asking price, poncle have done it again. There is a lot of content included in Vampire Survivors: Operation Guns and it is all extremely lovely.

PAC-MAN Mega Tunnel Battle: Chomp Champs Review

Those looking for something a bit more, a complete experience, will be left disappointed by PAC-MAN Mega Tunnel Battle: Chomp Champs.

Space Mercenary Defence Force Review

If you are totally done with Vampire Survivors, Space Mercenary Defence Force may just scratch the itch.

The Kindeman Remedy Review

The Kindeman Remedy is a very dark and disturbing game.

Read Only Memories: NEURODIVER Review

Read Only Memories: NEURODIVER delivers an intriguing sci-fi adventure that’s relentless from the get-go.

Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes Review

Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes is packed with stuff to do.

Tribit XSound Plus 2 Speaker Review 

There should be no reason to not consider the Tribit XSound Plus 2 Speaker for your Bluetooth audio needs. 

Richman 11 Review

There are just about enough modes to keep things interesting in Richman 11 but it isn’t brimming with content, even after ten other versions of it.

15in1 Solitaire Review

15in1 Solitaire bundles in some confusing, poorly tutorialised and - on occasion - broken variants of Solitaire, which is no use to anyone.

Interviews

Exclusive Interview – Why It’s Happening and Yogscast Games want us to PlateUp!

We grabbed for the apron and sat down with the original developer behind PlateUp!, Alastair Janse van Rensburg, in hope of discovering more about the upcoming Xbox launch. 

Exclusive Interview – Understanding The Invincible with Starward Industries

We wanted to find out more about The Invincible, what prompted its creation and how Starward went about delivering it. Maciej Dobrowolski, CMO at Starward Industries was more than happy to tell us more. 

Exclusive Interview – Getting musical with Dodo Re Mi and the madness of Jackbox

We wanted to find out more about how the Jackbox team go about creating these wonderful experiences, injecting humour into every party session. And so when we got the chance to settle down with Brooke Breit - director on the musical masterpiece that is Dodo Re Mi - we jumped at it.

Exclusive interview with the makers of Born of Bread: the little RPG with a lot to prove

When we fall head over heels for a game, we grasp at any opportunity to interview its creators. And so it goes with Nicolas Lamarche, the lead designer of Born of Bread. We discussed bakery puns over some dipping breads, and are here to bring you the results.

Exclusive Interview – kicking back with My Time at Sandrock’s Game Director

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Exclusive Interview – Getting Turbocharged with Hot Wheels Unleashed 2 and Milestone

The Milestone team are back with Hot Wheels Unleashed 2 - Turbocharged. We grabbed Andrea Basilio, the head of design at Milestone in hope of finding out more about the game.

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The Cornish folk tales of The Mermaid of Zennor play out on Xbox and PlayStation

The Mermaid of Zennor (the game) is now available to play on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S, fully optimised for the latter. It's also on the PlayStation Store as well as being found through Steam. 

Doug’s Nightmare is Bullet-hell bananas!

Utterly bonkers, totally bananas - that's the bullet-hell fun promised in Doug's Nightmare as it releases on console. 

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Episode 199 of TheXboxHub Official Podcast is up, live and ready for your listening. This time the guys chat over the best new games set to release on Xbox throughout May 2024.

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Episode 198 of TheXboxHub Official Podcast is up, live and ready for listening. But what is front and centre? Well, it's all about Fallout. Isn't it?

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You may not have heard of Loretta, but dismiss the psychological thriller at your peril. In Episode 197 of TheXboxHub Official Podcast you'll get to hear about the game - and why it is very nearly perfect.

April’s Best New Xbox and Game Pass releases – TheXboxHub Official Podcast #196

TheXboxHub Official Podcast is back with Episode 196 - as the guys chat about the best new Xbox and Game Pass games for April 2024.