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October 1, 2012

Forza Horizon demo coming on 9 October [Video]

A trailer for Forza Horizon, misleadingly billed as a ‘launch’ one (the game isn’t actually released until 23/26 October), includes the promise of a demo that’ll be released through Xbox Live on 9 October. You’ll…


September 28, 2012

Halo 4 [Preview] – Can 343 Master the Chief?

Halo’s new craftsman, 343 Industries, is playing a bit of a no-win game. If Halo 4 crashes and burns (in a similar way to Halo 3’s ending) then all of the blame will be put…


July 26, 2012

New London studio to be opened by Microsoft

Microsoft may just have finished dispensing with the services of a number of employees in Vancouver, but the company will at least be hiring more people elsewhere as it expands its game studio roster in…


Development ceases on Microsoft Flight

Sad news if you’re one of the people who enjoyed Microsoft’s return to flight sims (albeit in a more accessible fashion), because development of Microsoft Flight will no longer continue. This almost certainly means no…



July 23, 2012

Wreckateer [Review] – Capitalism no?

I hate it when I can sum up a game in four words, because it gives me the opportunity to be astonishingly, breathtakingly lazy, and – as someone so lazy I prefer a lie-in to…



July 19, 2012

Save-corrupting Fez patch is too expensive to fix

You might remember a patch for Xbox Live Arcade title Fez from a while back which had the unfortunate side-effect of corrupting a few people’s saved game files and had to be pulled. In a…



July 13, 2012

This special Halo 4 console bundle is quite pricey

Big fan of Master Chief? Need a new 320gb Xbox 360 console in your life? Have $400 USD to spare? If you hit all three of those questions with an emphatic “oh yes, absolutely!” then…





June 6, 2012

Bleszinski: A replayable game is a better game

Speaking in regards to Gears of War: Judgment at E3 today, Epic Games’ Cliff Bleszinski has spoken of his belief that games that can be played multi games are “better”. In reference to Gears of…