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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…



October 1, 2012

These Halo 4 weapons are positively Promethean [Video]

In this third look at the multifaceted, multiplayer arsenal of Halo 4, we get to see Promethean weaponry in action. Take a look at the Shattershot, Bolt Shot and Binary Rifle (to name but three)…


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…



September 17, 2012

Microsoft renews Killer Instinct trademark

Rare’s Killer Instinct beat-em-up series may be getting a revival of sorts, as Microsoft reveals that it has renewed the trademark for the game. Normally it’s people digging around on legal sites who find this…


Fable: The Journey demo now on Xbox Live

Microsoft has released a demo for the Lionhead’s Kinect centric Fable: The Journey. The demo is available only to Xbox  Live Gold members and will take up 1.22GB of your HDD space. Fable: The Journey is due…


September 10, 2012

Behind the scenes with Forza Horizon [Video]

Turn 10 Studios and Microsoft have released a behind the scenes developer diary for the upcoming, open-world Forza Horizon. The video sees the game’s creators talking about various elements of the game, including civilian traffic, multiplayer,…





September 4, 2012

PS4 and Xbox 720 are “spectacular”, according to EA boss

Frank Gibeau, the man in charge of EA Games, EA Sports, BioWare and Maxis (has looks very man-childish), has described the next generation of consoles as “spectacular”. Clearly, he’s not one to build hype. Speaking…