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Xbox LIVE Game Sale Begins Next Week

Microsoft today revealed that a huge sale on Xbox LIVE Games on Demand titles will take place next week. Over on his blog, Director of Programming for Xbox LIVE Larry “Major Nelson” Hyrb revealed that the “Xobx Ultimate Game Sale” …

Halo 4 Trailer Released For New Map Pack

Though it’s often baffling that the shooter genre has spawned the most successful console franchises, a little observations could reveal why. Game franchises such as Call of Duty and Borderlands are well-supported by their developers and new content is being …

Over 76 Million Xbox 360 Consoles Have Been Sold

The announcement of Sony’s next-generation PlayStation 4 console is less than two weeks away. Though the announcement of Microsoft’s next-generation Xbox isn’t expected until the E3 conference in June, the company this week released some numbers that show just where …

Call of Duty Games Dominated Xbox Gaming in 2012

It’s no secret that the Call of Duty franchise is one of the most successful gaming ventures in history. What many gamers might not know, however, is just how many people continue to play the older games in the series. …

Dead Space 3 Ad Pushes Kinect Features

More than a few Dead Space fans are uneasy about the inclusion of co-op gameplay in Dead Space 3. Though Visceral Games seems to have come up with an interesting conceit for the feature (one of the characters will hallucinate …

Halo 4 Spartan Ops Resumes in January

Microsoft today revealed the future of Halo 4 for the next couple of months. Of particular note is that Halo 4‘s Spartan Ops mode is going on hiatus until January. The first five interactive episodes of Spartan Ops, comprising the …

New Trials Evolution DLC “Riders of Doom” Announced

With all of the amazing big-budget gaming titles that were released this year, it’s easy to forget that some of the best and most fun gaming experiences can be had with smaller, less expensive games. Some of the most creative, …

Halo 4 Crimson Map Pack Coming December 10

343 Industries is certainly determined to support the Halo 4 multiplayer community. In addition to the weekly updates and story videos that accompany the game’s Spartan Ops mode, it appears that map packs for more standard multiplayer modes are coming …

Gears of War: Judgment Pre-Order Trailer Released
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In a holiday season filled with Assassin’s Creed III, Far Cry 3, and Hitman: Absolution trailers, there has been surprisingly little video released concerning Gears of War: Judgment since its announcement at this year’s E3. Now that Halo 4 has …

Microsoft is Building a 7-Inch Xbox Surface Gaming Tablet [RUMOR] Microsoft is Building a 7-Inch Xbox Surface Gaming Tablet [RUMOR]
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The interplay between Microsoft’s Xbox console, Windows 8, the Windows games store, SmartGlass, and hybrid laptop/tablet devices has certainly jumbled the rumor mill for Microsoft products a bit. Back in June, just before the announcement of Microsof’s Surface tablet, a …

Halo 4 Spartan Ops Season One Trailer Released

There’s only one week to go before Halo 4 hits store shelves, but 343 Industries and Microsoft are still releasing previews for the game’s numerous gameplay modes. Today, the trailer for the first “season” of Spartan Ops has been released. …

Xbox Music to Launch October 26th [RUMOR] Xbox Music to Launch October 26th [RUMOR]
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After showing off Halo 4 and other highly-anticipated titles, Microsoft’s big E3 press conference fizzled out to a Microsoft product demonstration session instead of a gaming presentation. Things such as SmartGlass and Internet Explorer were neat, but not what the …

Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn “Squad” Trailer Released

The last in a series of short previews for the upcoming Halo 4 webseries Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn was released today. The series is a prequel to the Halo video games, set in a time before the Human-Covenant war …

New Halo 4 Trailer Details the Promethean Weapons
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The last of the Halo 4 montages showing off each species’ weaponry has finally hit Halo Waypoint. We’ve already seen the UNSC weapons and the Covenant weapons in previous trailers. This week, players get a glimpse at what the new …

Halo 4 Producer Talks About How 343 Has Changed Halo

When Bungie completed its Halo trilogy, many gamers assumed that would be the end of the Master Chief Halo games. Sure, Bungie filled out some of the franchise’s backstory with Halo 3: ODST and Halo: Reach, but the developer was …

Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn “Lecture” Trailer Released

It’s Friday, and that means the release of another Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn special preview. For those who havent seen the previous previews, Forward Unto Dawn is an upcoming live-action Halo web series set at the beginning of the …

New Halo 4 Trailer Shows Redesigned Covenant Weapons
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Today, a new Halo 4 trailer highlighting the Covenant weapons featured in Halo 4 was released. Despite their civil war and the destruction visited upon them by Master Chief in previous Halo games, the religious aliens will be back to …

New Halo 4 Video Documentary Reveals the Prometheans
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Between the trailers, live-action webseries previews, and developer documentary shorts, its hard to keep up with all the recent Halo 4 information coming out of Microsoft and 343 Industries. This week, the developers at 343 Industries preview the concepts behind, …

Xbox LIVE Down, Microsoft Aware of the Issue
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[UPDATE] Xbox LIVE is back up, though Microsoft has not yet commented on the outage. [ORIGINAL] It’s not just you – Xbox LIVE is down. If you’ve called off work to nurse your Labor Day hangover and were hoping to …

Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn “Cryo” Trailer Revealed

The next in the special series of previews for the upcoming web series Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn has arrived, and it shows how poetic (and scary) the prospect of cryogenic sleep can be. Forward Unto Dawn is a live-action …

New Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn Trailer Highlights UNSC Recruits

The latest preview for Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn has been released, and this time it focuses on UNSC recruits. Forward Unto Dawn is an upcoming live-action web series meant to introduce people to the Halo universe in anticipation of …