Microsoft Game Studios Archive

  • Xbox One Day One Launch Lineup Set

    Xbox One Day One Launch Lineup Set

    Nope, a retail ship date for the Xbox One hasn’t been announced just yet, but today we at least now know what games to expect on whatever day in November Microsoft settles on. (Xbox One will be out in November, that much we know.) 23 […]

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  • Ryse, Dead Rising 3, Forza 5 & Kinect Sports Rivals Offer “Day One” Bonus Content

    Ryse, Dead Rising 3, Forza 5 & Kinect Sports Rivals Offer “Day One” Bonus Content

    Similar to the Day One bundle being offered in limited quantities for the Xbox One itself, four of the console’s headline launch titles are available for pre-order with Day One Edition bonus content, including things like extra maps and special gear. You’ll find details about […]

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  • Master Chief Uncloaked in Xbox One Halo E3 Teaser

    Master Chief Uncloaked in Xbox One Halo E3 Teaser

    I knew from the moment the trailer started that the cloaked figure walking across the blustery desert was Master Chief, and that I was watching a teaser for an Xbox One Halo game. Predictable though it may be, it’s a phenomenal teaser, dropping little clues […]

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  • Microsoft Showcases Strong Xbox One Games Lineup at E3

    Microsoft Showcases Strong Xbox One Games Lineup at E3

    Games. Games. Games. After spending almost the entirety of its initial Xbox One reveal chatting about how the all-in-one entertainment box will revolutionize the viewing of television, Microsoft did nothing but talk about actual video games during today’s E3 showcase event. Novel idea for a […]

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  • Discussion Review: Halo 4

    Discussion Review: Halo 4

    Review written by Matt Litten & Aaron R. Conklin Matt: After floating in space slumber for two games, and now under the guidance of a developer not named Bungie for the first time, Master Chief is back to save the galaxy from a new and […]

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  • Review: Fable: The Journey

    Review: Fable: The Journey

    For all its spells, swordplay and shifting shades of moral consequence, the lasting legacy of Lionhead’s Fable 2 is that it made you care deeply about a virtual dog. So it’s somehow fitting that the crowning achievement of Fable: The Journey, the first franchise entry […]

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  • Halo 4 Crimson Map Pack Dated, Priced, Screenshotted, Trailered

    Halo 4 Crimson Map Pack Dated, Priced, Screenshotted, Trailered

    Halo 4‘s first War Games multiplayer map pack DLC, Crimson, is scheduled for launch on December 10th, priced at 800 MS Points. It’ll feature three new maps, including Harvest, Shatter, and Wreckage, along with 8 new achievements and a dedicated playlist. Separately but available on […]

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  • Microsoft Announces Black Friday Xbox 360 Deals

    Microsoft Announces Black Friday Xbox 360 Deals

    Black Friday is shaping up to be another crazy day of fighting for dear life bumping elbows with wacko shoppers eager customers waiting in line in the wee hours of the morning to find the hottest holiday deals (even though even better deals usually come […]

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  • Awaken to the Art of Halo 4

    Awaken to the Art of Halo 4

    Another holiday gaming blockbuster means another spectacular art book from Titan Books, who follows up on The Art of Assassin’s Creed III with Awakening: The Art of Halo 4. Awakening: The Art of Halo 4 is out now for $34.99/£29.99, containing nearly 200 pages of […]

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  • Review: Forza Horizon

    Review: Forza Horizon

    Let’s make this clear up front: Forza Horizon is not Forza Motorsport 5. Forza Motorsport is known as Microsoft’s rival to Sony’s Gran Turismo franchise in the race to be the best damn simulation racing video game money can buy. Horizon has the Forza DNA […]

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