#IDARB released early for Xbox One, available for free via Games with Gold until the end of February


#IDARB has been released early for Xbox One, having originally been expected to arrive on Sunday 1 February due to its place in February’s Games with Gold.

The crowdsourced multiplayer action game has come to Xbox One via ID@Xbox, and is described on the Xbox One Store as a “chaotic 8-player eSport jumping future arena ball game”.

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LEGO Jurassic World and LEGO Marvel’s Avengers coming to Xbox in 2015


Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, and The LEGO Group announced today that 2015 will see the release of new LEGO videogames based on the Jurassic Park and Marvel’s Avengers franchises.

LEGO Jurassic World will cover the storylines from Jurassic Park, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Jurassic Park III, and the upcoming Jurassic World. It is due for release in June for Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS4, PS3, PS Vita, Wii U, 3DS, and Windows PC.

LEGO Marvel’s Avengers will feature characters and storylines from The Avengers and its upcoming sequel Avengers: Age of Ultron. It will be released in “Fall 2015″ for the same platforms as LEGO Jurassic World.

Battlefield 4′s Second Assault DLC is free for one month via EA Access on Xbox One


EA has announced that Battlefield 4′s Second Assault expansion pack will be available as a free download for active EA Access subscribers on Xbox One from 29 January through to 28 February.

Second Assault features four “fan-favourite” maps from Battlefield 3, remade for Battlefield 4 – Operation Metro, Caspian Border, Gulf of Oman, and Operation Firestorm.

Subscribers to EA’s Xbox One exclusive EA Access service have unlimited access to all games in “The Vault” (including Battlefield 4 itself), in addition to 10% off EA digital downloads, and early access (for a limited time) to upcoming EA games.

February’s Games with Gold, including #IDARB for Xbox One and Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons for Xbox 360


Xbox Wire and MajorNelson.com have announced February 2015’s free Games with Gold, Microsoft’s ongoing promotion for Xbox Live Gold subscribers on Xbox One and Xbox 360.

From 1-28 February, crowdsourced multiplayer action game #IDARB (Metascore of 77) will be available as a free download for Xbox One owners with Xbox Live Gold. #IDARB (It Draws a Red Box) is coming to Xbox One via the ID@Xbox self-publishing programme for independent developers. #IDARB’s release as part of February’s Games with Gold was first revealed last month in a trailer on YouTube.

For Xbox Live Gold subscribers on Xbox 360, the critically acclaimed Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons (Metascore of 86) will be available as a free download from 1-15 February, while Sniper Elite V2 (Metascore of 67) will be available as a free download from 16-28 February.

This week’s Deals with Gold and EA publisher sale for Xbox One and Xbox 360


Xbox.com has revealed this week’s Deals with Gold, which include 50% off Another World for Xbox One, along with discounts for Just Dance 2015 on both Xbox One and Xbox 360.

There is also an EA publisher sale this week on both Xbox One and Xbox 360, with discounts on several EA games including Titanfall (standard and Deluxe), Battlefield 4 (standard and Premium), and Dragon Age: Inquisition (standard and Deluxe). All Xbox Live members can save money on the games in this week’s EA sale, although Xbox Live Gold subscribers can enjoy larger discounts on the Xbox One games.

For more information, check out the Xbox One and Xbox 360 Deals with Gold pages at Xbox.com, along with the page for the EA publisher sale.

Physical release of Dying Light will hit Europe at the end of February, “Be the Zombie” mode free for everyone


Following the initial announcement of a delay earlier this week, the official Facebook page for Techland’s Dying Light has announced that the physical version of the open-world zombie game will not be released in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and Australia until 27 February – one month after the worldwide digital release and the American physical release.

Today’s announcement also said that as “a way to say sorry for the delay to those that pre-ordered our physical game”, physical pre-orders will come with the “Cuisine & Cargo” and “Ultimate Survivor Bundle” DLC for free.

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