Realizing the Dream World of Anodyne on Xbox One

I’m happy to announce that Anodyne, our surreal, dream-like adventure game is now available on Xbox One. As you wander the dreamscapes of Anodyne, you may wonder how such worlds came to be. Well, today, with rarely shown concept art, I’d like to take you back 6 years to when we were creating the levels. To make a level, I first developed descriptions for the areas, and then relied on the expertise of Marina Kittaka, the artist and writer, to visually flesh out the worlds. I was heavily inspired by the surreal nightmare spaces of the cult classic Yume Nikki,… Continue reading Realizing the Dream World of Anodyne on Xbox One

This Week on Xbox: September 21, 2018

We know you’re busy and might miss out on all the exciting things we’re talking about on Xbox Wire every week. If you’ve got a few minutes, we can help remedy that. We’ve pared down the past week’s news into one easy-to-digest article for all things Xbox! Or, if you’d rather watch than read, you can feast your eyes on our weekly video show above. Be sure to come back every Friday to find out what’s happening This Week on Xbox! Inside Xbox Returns September 25 with Forza Horizon 4 and Much More Inside Xbox returns on Tuesday, September 25… Continue reading This Week on Xbox: September 21, 2018

How the Creators of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Help You Choose Your Character

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey is breaking from its predecessors in a number of big ways; Odyssey takes place centuries before the Assassins were even ‘a thing’, adds considerable RPG elements, and, most significantly, puts the power of choice into your well-armed hands. “Because choice is at the center of everything, we thought it’d be a huge disservice if we were then like ‘here’s your person: go!’” Mel MacCoubrey told me at a recent preview event. She’s the Narrative Director on ACO, working out of Ubisoft Quebec. So, with that in mind, let’s meet Kassandra and Alexios. Unlike Assassin’s Creed Origins, which… Continue reading How the Creators of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Help You Choose Your Character

Become the Best in Fishing Sim World on Xbox One

Hey there! Whatever your favorite discipline of fishing is, tournaments are becoming more popular and more rewarding in this great sport! Fishing Sim World reflects the competitive element, allowing you take part in live tournaments against opponents from around the world. The Dovetail Fishing League (DFL) is waiting for you to enter as you compete with fellow anglers across the world in individual events for the glory of being crowned Angler of the Month. The DFL consists of multiple events split across four different series. The four different series reflect the four styles of fishing in Fishing Sim World. First… Continue reading Become the Best in Fishing Sim World on Xbox One

Become the Best in Fishing Sim World on Xbox One

Hey there! Whatever your favorite discipline of fishing is, tournaments are becoming more popular and more rewarding in this great sport! Fishing Sim World reflects the competitive element, allowing you take part in live tournaments against opponents from around the world. The Dovetail Fishing League (DFL) is waiting for you to enter as you compete with fellow anglers across the world in individual events for the glory of being crowned Angler of the Month. The DFL consists of multiple events split across four different series. The four different series reflect the four styles of fishing in Fishing Sim World. First… Continue reading Become the Best in Fishing Sim World on Xbox One

New Preview Alpha Ring 1810 Update – 9/21/18

Starting at 2:00 p.m. PDT today, members of the Xbox One Preview Alpha Ring will begin receiving the latest 1810 Xbox One system update (180918-1920). Read on for more about the fixes and known issues in the latest 1810 system update. Fixes:   My Games and Apps Fixes to how Games and Apps are installed, updated and launched to ensure the games/apps can launch correctly and not provide the user with an error requiring a reinstall of the game/ app. System System Memory and Performance fixes in this build. Localization fixes in this build.   Known Issues:   Avatars It… Continue reading New Preview Alpha Ring 1810 Update – 9/21/18

New Preview Alpha Ring 1810 Update – 9/21/18

Starting at 2:00 p.m. PDT today, members of the Xbox One Preview Alpha Ring will begin receiving the latest 1810 Xbox One system update (180918-1920). Read on for more about the fixes and known issues in the latest 1810 system update. Fixes:   My Games and Apps Fixes to how Games and Apps are installed, updated and launched to ensure the games/apps can launch correctly and not provide the user with an error requiring a reinstall of the game/ app. System System Memory and Performance fixes in this build. Localization fixes in this build.   Known Issues:   Avatars It… Continue reading New Preview Alpha Ring 1810 Update – 9/21/18

New Preview Alpha Skip Ahead 19H1 Build – 9/21/18

Starting at 2:00 p.m. PDT today, members of the Xbox One Preview Skip Ahead will begin receiving the latest 19H1 Xbox One system update (rs_xbox_dev_flight.180918-1900). Read on for more about the fixes and known issues in the latest 19H1 system update.  This build has the same features as 19H1 plus more to be announced over the coming months! Fixes:   Groups Fixes to resolve an error that some users were encountering when adding a Group  My Games & Apps Additional fixes to ensure that users should no longer have a game/app crash if you start a new game then launch… Continue reading New Preview Alpha Skip Ahead 19H1 Build – 9/21/18