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The Culture: ‘Halo’ is in trouble
7 months ago

The Culture: ‘Halo’ is in trouble

Published by Glixel, the long form piece goes into detail about what’s hurting the Halo franchise. In particular, it focuses on how Halo 4 and Halo 5: Guardians made some huge mistakes that also doomed Bungie’s Halo 2.
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Xbox Game Pass arriving to give Sony and Gamestop what they deserve
7 months ago

Xbox Game Pass arriving to give Sony and Gamestop what they deserve

The Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Program’s days as the most direct answer to Sony’s PlayStation Now subscription service are numbered. Xbox Game Pass is coming to provide backup, and the new service unapologetically goes after folks that are fans of subscription services like Netflix. There’s even of dash of worry for video game seller GameStop.
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With the ‘Middle-Earth: Shadow of War’ release, Xbox Play Anywhere just got more exciting
7 months ago

With the ‘Middle-Earth: Shadow of War’ release, Xbox Play Anywhere just got more exciting

By  •  Xbox Games

I won’t pretend as if a new game in the Middle-Earth franchise was on my radar. You can bet it is now though. Warner Brothers Interactive Entertainment announced Middle-Earth: Shadow of War for Windows, Xbox One, Project Scorpio and PlayStation 4 this morning. The publisher also confirmed that Middle Earth: Shadow of War will be the highest-profile Xbox Play Anywhere game release to date. 
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Tonight on Xbox Live: Unlocked ‘Rocket League,’ ‘NBA 2K17’ and Xbox Live Gold Free Weekend
7 months ago

Tonight on Xbox Live: Unlocked ‘Rocket League,’ ‘NBA 2K17’ and Xbox Live Gold Free Weekend

President’s Day weekend isn’t traditionally known as an excellent time to play games. Yeah, I’m lying, it totally is. Three day weekends are the best time to dive into something good. Microsoft is hoping that you’ll spend most of this upcoming weekend away from the Cable News Network and on Xbox Live. It’s unlocking online multiplayer for the long weekend. It’s also partnering with a few studios to give users something to play with their temporary privileges. Xbox Live Gold Free Weekend is back folks.
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‘Halo Wars 2’ mania has arrived a week before release
7 months ago

‘Halo Wars 2’ mania has arrived a week before release

By  •  Xbox Games

With just a week left until the Halo Wars 2 release, Microsoft and 343 Industries have kicked the mania machine behind the title into high gear. Today, dozens of websites …
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Halo Wars 2 launch trailer arrives teasing what could be a better story than Halo 5
8 months ago

Halo Wars 2 launch trailer arrives teasing what could be a better story than Halo 5

With just a week left until Halo Wars 2 reaches store shelves, Microsoft is kicking the game’s release festivities into high gear. This morning the company let loose the Halo Wars 2 launch trailer, and it’s looking better than that entire Halo 5: Guardians story we were treated to a few years ago.
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Down by 1: Microsoft has cancelled ‘Scalebound’
8 months ago

Down by 1: Microsoft has cancelled ‘Scalebound’

By  •  Xbox Games

Exclusive video games are the currency that drives console sales. I didn’t borrow that phrase from any industry insiders, poetic as it may be. It’s the truth. I have an Xbox One because of Halo. I’m afraid I have some very bad news for anyone that thought about picking up an Xbox One for PlatinumGames’ Scalebound. Microsoft Studios says that you’ll never get to play it.
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Travis in Real Life: Travie and the Bay
10 months ago

Travis in Real Life: Travie and the Bay

So where was I last week? Out in the San Francisco Bay area checking out a game I’ll have more to share about soon, Ubisoft’s For Honor. Shout out to everyone that I met there, including some really great Ubisoft PR folks, my host with the most Stone Chin and all the community members of Xbox and PlayStation.
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