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Andy Farrant


Andy is co-editor at Outside Xbox, enjoys difficult moral decisions and fights like a cow. You might remember him from such defunct Xbox video channels as Inside Xbox.

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Welcome back to Outside Xbox, where this week we were playing Resident Evil 7. In spite of its new first-person perspective, it feels like Resident Evil of yore, packed as it is with happily familiar Resident Evil tropes, such as minimal ammunition, a mansion full of weird door puzzles and the sinister presence of the Umbrella Corporation.

These days we look forward to upcoming Forza Horizon games like we do an upcoming vacation. They're always slick and filled with spectacular moments, but that doesn't mean that there aren't changes and novelties each time as well. Discover seven new little details that we love in this new Forza Horizon 3 gameplay.

For those who pick up an S, the main advantage will be how it is smaller than the original Xbox One, which boasts the exact same size, shape and huggability as a 1980s VHS recorder. However it does have other, less obvious qualities. Here are six new things Xbox One S can do, and one that it won't.

If you've played Just Cause 3 you'll be familiar with hero Rico Rodriguez's wingsuit, with which he can glide and swoop gracefully around Medici. If that seems a bit sedate, you might be interested in the Just Cause 3's upcoming Sky Fortress DLC, which straps a missile-launching jet pack to Rico, transforming him into a human F-14.

The latest game in the venerable Dirt series is coming to Xbox One and PS4, and it looks like a worthy conversion from the Steam Early Access version PC players have had for months. The target of 1080p and 60fps on both consoles even seems feasible, judging by what we've played. The best part is that this is a hardcore rally game, the likes of which we rarely see on consoles.

Along with death and taxes, one of life's inescapable constants is that the setting of the new Assassin's Creed will be leaked long before the game is announced. The next instalment in the historical stab-'em-up franchise is no exception.

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