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October 26, 2012

Windows Store will sell ‘Mature’ games, but not yet

The Windows Store will sell M-rated games, Microsoft has confirmed, but not until it has sorted out issues with different rating systems. Launching today alongside Windows 8, the Windows Store includes various guidelines that prevent…


Halo 4 is Microsoft’s most expensive ever game

Here’s a neat bit of trivia you can use to impress your fiscally-geeky friends: Halo 4 is the most expensive game that Microsoft has ever produced. Not only that, but Microsoft’s Phil Spencer goes even further, saying…





October 17, 2012

Rally pack announced for Forza Horizon

Playground Games and Turn 10 Studios have announced that Forza Horizon Rally will be the first DLC expansion for Forza Horizon.  The Rally expansion contains what the devs are calling “rally-tuned” cars, along with co-driver instructions, and “immersive…




October 15, 2012

Microsoft targets Halo 4 pirates with bans

If you’re excited for Halo 4, it perhaps didn’t escape your attention that copies of the game were leaked over the weekend. As a result, certain people have been able to play a pirated version…


Xbox Music launches tomorrow with 30 million songs

Microsoft’s re-jigged and re-branded method of offering streaming music through the Xbox 360 launches tomorrow as ‘Xbox Music’. If you have one of those ever-important Gold memberships, it’ll be possible to stream tracks from a…



October 9, 2012

Forza Horizon demo is out now

Microsoft has released a demo for the upcoming Forza Horizon, but you’ll only be able to download it if you’re an Xbox Live gold member. If you’re not a gold member you’ll have to wait until next…


October 8, 2012

Microsoft switching from MS Points to real money?

It seems as though Microsoft is the process of phasing out Xbox Live’s Microsoft Points system in favour of a real money setup. The initial leanings towards real money come from the Windows 8 beta,…


October 4, 2012

Fable: The Journey [Interview] – Albion in first-person

When it was first announced at E3 2011, Fable: The Journey split the gaming community at large. Some were excited at the prospect of a Kinect game that might they actually want to play, others were afraid…


October 2, 2012

Let Halo 4 whisk you away to Europe

Microsoft and 343 Industries are organising a somewhat weird promotional effort in which 20 European-based Halo 4 fans will be spirited away to an as-yet-undisclosed location on the continent. There, the selected fans will be…