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The Hosts
Larry Hryb, Xbox LIVE's Major Nelson Host Xbox Live Twitter
lollipop Co-Host Xbox Live Twitter
Rubes Co-Host Xbox Live Twitter
The Guests
SJ Mueller DCUO Creative Director 21:05 - 35:41
Mention Links
DC Universe Online
Quantum Break 3D Type photo
World’s Longest Floating Bridge
https://twitter.com/wsdot_520/status/677271498277519360
Larry's PC Rig

Here we go…the latest episode of This Week On Xbox.

Remember, you can watch the interactive version of This Week on Xbox from the Community section of the New Xbox One Experience dashboard in Canada, the UK and the US or at the Xbox YouTube channel (This Week on Xbox Playlist).

Leave a comment below or hit me up on Twitter and let me know what you think of the show.

Content: DC Universe Online
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Game Description: DC Universe Online is now on Xbox One! Join thousands of other players in this Free-to-Play, massive online action game set in the popular DC Comics universe. Choose your side – Hero or Villain – and create your character to experience true action combat, as you fight alongside and against legendary characters such as Batman, Wonder Woman, Superman, Lex Luthor, and Circe. Jump in and explore the DC Universe; walk the darkened streets of Gotham City, investigate the mysteries of the futuristic cityscape of Metropolis, and travel to legendary locations such as Arkham Asylum and the Watchtower.

Download DC Universe Online for Xbox One from the Xbox Games Store

Browse DLC for DC Universe Online

Product Info:
Developer: Daybreak Games
Publisher: Daybreak Game Company, LLC
Website: DC Universe Online
Twitter: @DaybreakGames / @DCUO

For more information about DC Universe Online, check out Xbox Wire.

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Content: Paranautical Activity
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Game Description: Paranautical Activity combines the classic FPS action of games like Doom and Quake, with the randomness and difficulty of modern roguelikes like Binding of Isaac and Spelunky. Features procedurally generated levels, impossibly fast gameplay, hidden levels, over 100 items, 40+ enemies, ridiculous bosses‏ and a kick ass Dubstep soundtrack.

Purchase Paranautical Activity for Xbox One from the Xbox Games Store

Product Info:
Developer: Code Avarice
Publisher: Digerati
Website: Paranautical Activity
Twitter: @CodeAvarice / @DigeratiDM

Content: JumpJet Rex
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Game Description: Take control of a T-Rex with extraterrestrial jump boots, tasked with saving dino-kind from extinction in this highly challenging, 2-D platformer. Race against the clock as you jump, drop and dash your way through 40+ challenging levels to preserve life during the Mesozoic era! JumpJet Rex features beautiful hand-drawn 16-bit graphics and awesome chiptune music that transfers players back to the 2-D platforming glory days.

Purchase JumpJet Rex for Xbox One from the Xbox Games Store

Product Info:
Developer: TreeFortress Games
Publisher: LOOT Interactive, LLC
Website: JumpJet Rex
Twitter: @tree_fortress / @LOOTInteractive

MaddenHero-938x528All Xbox Live Gold members can enjoy Madden NFL 16 for free this upcoming weekend (from 12:01 PM PT on April 28, 2016 to 11:59 PM PT on May 2, 2016) with Xbox Live Gold’s Free Play Days. In addition to Free Play Days, the game is also available in the EA Access Vault and on-sale for a special promotional price.

During the week, you’ll have the option to purchase the game online from the Xbox Store for $19.80 and continue being the playmaker. Or alternatively, you can purchase an EA Access membership for $4.99 (USD) per month, or $29.99 (USD) for a full year and continue playing Madden NFL in EA Access Vault.

You can download Madden NFL 16 by clicking on the Gold Member area on the home dashboard or downloading directly from the Xbox store.

Fore more information, check out Xbox Wire.

Content: Dead Island Definitive Collection
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Game Description: You may pre-download this game, but it will not be playable until 12:01 AM EST on the release date (5/31/2016).

Caught in the midst of an epic zombie outbreak on the tropical island of Banoi, your only thought is: Survival!  The ultimate Dead Island collection – fully remastered. The Dead Island Definitive Collection contains the genre defining Dead Island and its undead successor Dead Island Riptide bundled with all previously released DLC.

The Definitive Collection includes: Dead Island Definitive Edition, Dead Island: Riptide Definitive Edition and Dead Island Retro Revenge.

Beta tests can be an important step in the video game development process since it provides developers with bug detection as well as feedback on design and operational readiness in a real world environment. It also provides gamers an opportunity to test and experience these titles firsthand before their official release date. Due to the number of released and upcoming betas that have been announced, I wanted to share a consolidated list of titles with links where you can download/pre-download the beta or visit the official website for more information.

Xbox One And Windows 10 Beta Schedule

(Last Update: 28 April 2016)

    

Title Platform Start Date: Stop Date: Notes:
Forza Motorsport 6: Apex Open Beta* (NEW) Windows 10 5/05/2016 TBD Details at official website
Gears of War 4 MP Beta Xbox One 4/25/2016 5/01/16 Details at official website
Overwatch: Origins Edition Beta (Early Access) Xbox One 5/03/2016 5/04/16 Details on Early Access
Overwatch: Origins Edition Beta* Xbox One 5/04/2016 5/09/16 Details at official website

*Download / Pre-Download not currently available in the Xbox store.

Did I miss anything? Let me know on Twitter or if email is you thing hit me up up here.

Content: Brick Breaker
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Game Description: Brick Breaker, the classic arcade game, is back with a breathtaking new version. Its explosive gameplay – unique and timeless – is filled with surprises. Sharpen your reflexes and precision to overcome the hundred different levels that await you. Collect bonuses, avoid traps and shoot your way to victory. Play alone or with up to 4 players on a split screen. Brick Breaker will offer you many hours of fun and entertainment!

Purchase Brick Breaker for Xbox One from the Xbox Games Store

Product Info:
Developer: Sanuk Games
Publisher: Bigben Interactive
Website: Brick Breaker
Twitter: @sanukgames / @bigbeninteract