Xbox Live Games With Gold November offerings

Xbox Live Gold subscribers will be able to download three games this month for free as part of the Games With Gold program. Unlike previous months, none of the free games will be carried over from October’s offerings. Available on Xbox One for free download through the end of the month is side-scrolling indie game […]

“Halo 2 Anniversary” cinematic launch trailer released

A cinematic trailer for 343 Industries’ “Halo 2 Anniversary” was released today featuring clips from the various cut scenes in the game. “H2A” is just one part of “Halo: The Master Chief Collection,” which also includes “Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary,” “Halo 3” and “Halo 4” all running at 1080p resolution and sixty frames per second, […]

Xbox One gets a price cut for the holiday season

It was revealed today that all Xbox One consoles will receive a $50 price cut starting Nov. 2 in the US. In addition to the base model console without a Kinect sensor, the reduction includes the “Assassin’s Creed,” “Sunset Overdrive” and “Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare bundles, making them all $350. Xbox One Kinect bundles […]

“Halo: Nightfall” official trailer released

Set on a piece of the massive ring world that was destroyed during the finale of “Halo: Combat Evolved,” this new live-action mini-series executive produced by Ridley Scott tells the story of Office of Naval Intelligence Agent Jameson Locke and his team as they search for a mysterious compound discovered to be hidden among the ruins of the ancient Halo […]

Xbox’s October Games with Gold offerings revealed

It was announced today on Major Nelson’s blog that the new free games coming to Xbox Live Gold subscribers in October will be “Chariot” for Xbox One and “Battlefield: Bad Company 2” and “Darksiders 2” for Xbox 360. “Chariot,” an independent game from Canadian developers Frima brought to Xbox One through the ID@Xbox program, is a medieval-themed […]

“Max: The Curse of Brotherhood” review

As one of the first two games offered to Xbox Live Gold subscribers for free on Xbox One as part of the Games with Gold program, this sidescrolling puzzle-platforming game is a fun little distraction from the more beefy triple-A games, but it is a bit short and can be pretty frustrating at times. Developed […]

GCV at E3 2014

A few of our intrepid reporters made their way to Los Angeles for the 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo this month. They got their hands on “Super Smash Bros. for Wii U,” “Super Ultra Dead Rising 3 Arcade Remix Ultra Edition EX Plus Sigma,” “Alien Isolation” and more during their time on the show floor, and […]

Master Chief heads to Xbox One in November

“Halo: The Master Chief Collection” was announced for Xbox One this morning at Xbox’s Electronic Entertainment Expo media briefing. The collection, which includes “Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary,” “Halo 2 Anniversary,” Halo 3″ and “Halo 4” will be available Nov. 11 for $60.Each game will include it’s own original multiplayer mode in it’s original form running on […]

Buy an Xbox One without Kinect starting in June

Microsoft will sell it’s Xbox One console without a bundled Kinect sensor for $399 beginning June 9, according to a post by head of Xbox Phil Spencer on Xbox Wire this morning.The Kinect sensor will be available for purchase as a standalone product in the fall for an undisclosed price, and the premium Xbox One […]

Xbox Originals unveiled

Several shows are in production and planned for release on Xbox One, Xbox 360 and Windows 8, according to a post today on Xbox Wire. Two of the included programs are based on the hit “Halo” franchise. Steven Spielberg is executive producing an episodic series, and Ridley Scott is executive producing a “digital feature,” both […]