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What 3rd racing franchise should MS add into the rotation?

Kart game (MS IP characters and tracks)
Project Gotham Racing Revival
Midtown Madness Revival
A 3rd Forza franchise focusing on some other aspect of car culture
I don't think adding a 3rd franchise into the rotation is necessary


Welcome to Xbox Empire 2.0! Originally called Republic of Xbox and ran by Shikamaru317 before passing it over to me at 9,970 posts. This thread, similar to Playstation Nation V4 and NintenDominion will serve as a general thread to discuss all things Xbox and is a successor to the original Xbox Empire ran by Jaywood2010.


Thread Contents

Post 1 - News and Console Exclusive Games.

Post 2 - Complete Release Schedule.

Post 3 - Community P1; Gamertags, Xbox Clubs and Partner Threads.

Post 4 - Community P2; User Reviews.


Choose How You Game with Four New Xbox One S Bundles

New Xbox One S Assassin’s Creed Origins Bundles Launch October 27

October GamePass Update

Fall into October’s Games with Gold

List of Xbox One X Enhanced Games Grows to Over 130, Console Pre-orders Available Today

Gamescom 2017: Everything You Need To Know

Xbox One X Project Scorpio Pre-Order Available Now

Xbox One S Custom Bundle: Minecraft

Xbox One S Bundle: Shadow of War

Halo 5 to Receive 4K Update, 360 Era Halo Titles Hitting B/C, Halo Wars 2 Update Schedule

About: Developed by Playful Corp., Super Lucky’s Tale is a delightful, playground platformer for all ages that follows Lucky, the ever-optimistic, energetic and lovable hero, on his quest to find his inner strength and help his sister rescue the Book of Ages. Along the way, encounter a hilarious supporting cast of friends and adversaries.

Release Date: November 7th, 2017.

Trailers: E3 2017

About: Developed by Rare, the legendary creators of Perfect Dark and Banjo-Kazooie, Sea of Thieves is an immersive, shared-world adventure game filled with pirates, unexpected dangers and loot for the taking. Explore, fight and live the pirate life together in a unique co-op experience that combines the thrill of adventuring together with friends with the unpredictability of a shared ocean and its threats, both from other players and the world itself.

Release Date: Early 2018

Trailers: E3 2017 | Gameplay Reveal | Announcement

About: State of Decay 2 is the ultimate zombie survival fantasy game, where you build a lasting community in an open world filled with hostile zombies, human enemies and the valuable gear necessary to keep your community alive. Play solo or invite up to three friends in multiplayer co-op to overcome challenges and survive as a group while defining your own unique story. Your choices shape the identity of your community, ensuring that no two stories are alike — and remember, once you lose a survivor, they’re gone forever thanks to the return of permadeath in State of Decay 2.

Release Date: Spring 2018

Trailers: E3 2017 | Announcement 

About: Starring Terry Crews as Commander Jaxon, Crackdown 3 brings the boom with its worldwide campaign gameplay reveal, where players will stop crime as a superpowered Agent in a sandbox of mayhem and destruction. Developed by Microsoft Studios in collaboration with Sumo Digital and Reagent Games, Crackdown 3 delivers four-person campaign co-op, as well as an all-new multiplayer mode where destruction is your ultimate weapon, powered by the Microsoft Cloud.

Release Date: Spring 2018

Trailers: E3 2017 | First Look | E3 2014

About: From the creators of the multi-award-winning Ori and the Blind Forest comes the highly anticipated sequel, Ori and the Will of the Wisps. Embark on an all-new adventure to discover the mysteries beyond the forest of Nibel, uncover the hidden truths of those lost and unravel Ori’s true destiny.

Release Date: TBA

Trailers: E3 2017

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Games Will Be Replaced With "This Week on Xbox" Posts When Available; All US Dates; Exact Release Dates Only

January February March
09 – 15 01 – 05 06 – 12
16 – 22 06 – 12 13 – 19
23 – 29 13 – 19 20 – 26
30 – 31 20 – 26 27 – 31
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April May June
3 – 9 1 – 7 1 – 4
10 – 16 8 – 14 5 – 11
17 – 23 15 – 21 19 – 25
24 – 30 22 – 28 26 – 30
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July August September
10 – 16 1 – 6 1 – 3
17 – 23 7 – 13 4 – 10
24 – 30 14 – 20 11 – 17
  21 – 27 18 – 24
  28 – 31 25 – 30

October November December
1 – 8 Call of Duty: WWII - 3rd Hello Neighbor - 8th
9 – 15 Super Lucky's Tale - 7th Okami HD - 12th
16 – 22 Need For Speed Payback - 10th  
Rapala Fishing Pro Series - 24th LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 - 14th  
Road Rage - 24th The Sims 4 - 17th  
Just Dance 2018 - 24th Star Wars Battlefront II - 17th  
Rugby 18 - 27th Black Mirror - 28th  
Little Nightmare Complete Edition - 27th    
Assassin's Creed Origins - 27th    
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus - 27th    
Spintires: MudRunner - 31st    
Beast Quest - 31st    
Zoo Tycoon: Ultimate Animal Collection - 31st    
Rush: A Disney Pixar Adventure - 31st    
Disneyland Adventures - 31st    

Full Release Schedule (All Games)




This will mostly be a fun experience where users can submit their reviews for any Xbox game whether you just want to post a review for fun and want feedback or you are a serious reviewer and want to show the thread your reviews or help fellow XBE Members decide on a game purchase.


- Minimum of 300 Words.

- Recommended to stay below 1,200 Words.

- Reviews can be posted for any game, no matter the age, as long as they are available on a Xbox System.

Most Recent Review - Agents of Mayhem By Shikamaru317

If you're a Saints Row fan, this is not the Saints Row 5 you were looking for. You may find some enjoyment from the game, but it is buried amongst some cringey jokes and repetitive level design at times. If you're a fan of sandbox super-power games, you're probably better off waiting for Crackdown 3, though if you don't feel like waiting for Crackdown 3 in the wake of it's delay and want something to hold you over in the meantime Agents may work as a stopgap measure. 

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User Total Reviews
Shikamaru317 10
Barozi 2
AsGryffynn 1
Wright 1

Review Archive

Shikamaru317 Barozi AsGryffynn Wright
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Review Assassin's Creed Chronicles Fallout 4 The Evil Within
ReCore Review Call of Duty Black Ops III    
Mafia 3 Mini-Review      
Battlefield 1 Mini-Review      
Titanfall 2 Mini-Review      
Dishonored 2 Mini-Review      
Final Fantasy XV      
Dead By Daylight      
Sonic Mania      
Agents of Mayhem      

Yay new thread!


Nintendo is selling their IPs to Microsoft and this is true because:

i like the new name, Republic of Xbox sounds really good!

also reserved!

Love the name. Great start to the thread!

Hey guys, good luck with the new thread and that we have a great time together

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Alright time for a new beginning