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Xbox Game Pass September 2019 additions and removals

Another month is upon us and that means things are coming and going in the Xbox Game Pass library. Here's what's coming and going...

Friendly Fire Show 146: Review backlog

Stevivor's Ben Salter and Steve Wright are back and covering their review backlog -- get ready for some spoiler-free opinions on the latest release...

Gears 5 had the biggest launch of any Microsoft game this generation

It's official -- Gears 5 had the biggest launch of any Microsoft first-party game this generation, likely due to Xbox Game Pass on both...

How to play as Batista in Gears 5

Dave Bautista -- or Batista -- is available to play as in Gears 5 right now, but you might be confused when you're trying to find...

Gears 5 Relic Weapons guide: Find all locations

Gears 5 is full of collectibles -- that we know -- but it's also got a total of 17 Relic Weapons to collect and use....

Gears 5 post-launch content schedule detailed

Gears 5 post-launch content schedule was today detailed by developer The Coalition. Operations Post-launch support will come in the form of Operations, three-month campaigns that provide a...

Gears POP Xbox Live connection issues should be fixed soon

A nasty Gears POP Xbox Live connection issue fix is on the way, developers Mediatonic and The Coalition have recently confirmed. Connection issues have plagued the game...

How to reset your Xbox One’s display settings

I travel a lot for work and end up taking an Xbox One with me; at times, moving between HDMI and DVI cables, hotel...

Xbox and Bungie teaming up for a special Destiny 2 livestream

Update: The livesteam's over but you can watch it below. Original story: Xbox and Bungie will team up for a special Destiny 2 livestream that celebrates...

Gears 5 has 19 different pride flag banners and we live for them

Gears 5 has 19 different pride flag banners available to players, furthering The Coalition's pledge to make the game accessible and inclusive to all. Available...

Gears 5 gets exclusive jewellery created for Aussie launch

Gears 5 exclusive jewellery has been created for the game's launch and on offer to Aussie gamers, Microsoft Australia today confirmed. Australian designer Jason Moss...

Gears 5 Collectibles guide: All documents and most Components

Gears 5 has a number of collectibles throughout its various acts, and this guide is designed to help you find them all. Slight spoilers are ahead so...

Dave Bautista will be playable in Gears 5

Update: Microsoft has detailed how to unlock Bautista when he comes available on 13 September. "To unlock Batista, simply play any version of Gears 5 (including...

Gears 5’s Campaign Design Director on its open world and core loop

Stevivor headed to Vancouver last week to discuss all things Gears 5 with developer Coalition. We also had the opportunity to go in-depth about the game's...

Avengers Preview: Time to assemble

At Gamescom, Stevivor had the chance to play the opening mission to Avengers alongside the chance to learn more about character customisation and how...

The Coalition’s Rod Fergusson explains why Gears is smoke-free

The Coalition's Rod Fergusson sat down to discuss the studio's decision to partner with the Truth Initiative, effectively making all future Gears games --...

The Coalition on Gears’ shift to Kait as its main protagonist

The ever-scrappy Kait is clearly the main protagonist of Gears 5, working primarily with fellow COG Del to achieve some very personal goals. While Kait...

The Coalition’s Rod Fergusson on Sarah Connor, Halo in Gears 5 Horde

Gears 5 hits Xbox Game Pass early access on 6 September; ahead of that release, Stevivor sat down with The Coalition studio head, Rod Fergusson,...

The Coalition on the skiff, Gears 5’s cool new vehicle

As we covered in our Gears 5 preview, one of the biggest changes to the long-established franchise is the addition of open-world aspects. To...

Gears 5 Preview: Campaign and Horde under the microscope

Gears 5 is fast approaching, and ahead of its (early access) release on 6 September, Stevivor was given two instances -- one at Gamescom...