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Game Pass Trick or Treat? New Halloween additions Available Now!
9 months ago

Game Pass Trick or Treat? New Halloween additions Available Now!

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Just in time for Halloween, the Xbox Game Pass adds a bit of fright with no tricks and all treats including four new game additions, all with a scary theme. …
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Weekly deals: Xbox One sales and Deals with Gold
11 months ago

Weekly deals: Xbox One sales and Deals with Gold

Thanks for joining us again for the weekly round-up of the Deals with Gold. Please remember that all prices listed below require an Xbox Live Gold membership. Buying a game …
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Weekly deals: Xbox One sales and Deals with Gold
2 years ago

Weekly deals: Xbox One sales and Deals with Gold

Thanks for joining us again for the weekly round up of the Deals with Gold. Just in time for the holidays, gift someone multiple games thanks to a huge sale …
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Save big on horror games during Microsoft’s Shocktober sale
2 years ago

Save big on horror games during Microsoft’s Shocktober sale

It’s back! Microsoft is running its annual Shocktober sales. This sale features a large amount of horror themed games. This year, both Xbox Live Gold and Silver members can take …
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Outlast 2 review: A disturbing dive into madness
2 years ago

Outlast 2 review: A disturbing dive into madness

The original Outlast quickly became a well-received horror title, as exploring the horrifying asylum with just a camera and your wit, led to an intense experience of survival. The sequel, …
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December Games with Gold revealed
3 years ago

December Games with Gold revealed

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It’s the season of giving, and Xbox Live is giving Gold member four new free games throughout December. On Xbox One, open-world brawler¬†Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition will be free for …
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Scary low prices during Microsoft’s Shocktober sale and Deals with Gold
3 years ago

Scary low prices during Microsoft’s Shocktober sale and Deals with Gold

Thanks for joining us again for the weekly round up of the Deals with Gold. On top of the Deals with Gold sales, Microsoft is also running its Shocktober sales. …
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XBLA Fans Streaming Schedule: 4/20 – 4/26

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In addition to our scheduled streams below we also sometimes do impromptu streams. The best way to stay informed of those is to follow XBLA Fans on Twitter …
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XBLA Fans Streaming Schedule for 4/6 to 4/12

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The XBLA Fans Twitch Stream Team has grown drastically in recent months thanks to the support of our viewers. I’d love to personally encourage each of our readers to check out at least one broadcast this week. We will be updating the site on a weekly basis with a plethora of streams for you to enjoy.

In addition to our scheduled streams below we also sometimes do impromptu streams. The best way to stay informed of those is to follow XBLA Fans on Twitter and follow us on Twitch.

If there is a game you want to see streamed, please contact us.

All times are listed in EST.

Monday 4/6

  • 4:30p – 7:30p Manic Ado – Slender / Outlast
  • 7:30p – 10:30p K4rn4ge – Tower of Guns

Tuesday 4/7

  • 4p – 7p K4rn4ge – Stealth Inc 2

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Outlast and The Whistleblower DLC review (Xbox One)
5 years ago

Outlast and The Whistleblower DLC review (Xbox One)

Outlast was developed and published by Red Barrels. It was released June 18, 2014 on Xbox One for $19.99/£16.99 and includes The Whistleblower DLC. A copy was provided for review purposes.

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Throughout the history of video games, there have always been developers who set out to scare, shock, terrify and otherwise freak out an audience of gamers that is increasingly more resilient to zombies, vampires, blood, gore and all of the usual tactics. Red Barrels is one such developer, and with the excellent Outlast, they have succeeded in creating a game which is not only genuinely frightening, but which also benefits from an interesting story, and a level of engagement which really enhances the overall experience.

Set in the Mount Massive Mental Asylum, Outlast locks the player into a 5 to 6 hour long campaign which maintains a generally high level of intensity, with downtime offered only occasionally (and fleetingly) as main character Miles Upshur desperately navigates his way towards an ever more elusive escape.

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