• Microsoft Installs Joseph Staten at 343 Industries

    Microsoft is helping 343 Industries by installing Halo veteran Joseph Staten in a top position at the studio. The news broke late last night through Bloomberg’s Jason Schreier and paints a picture of Staten there to help ship a troubled video game. I'm thrilled to join @Halo to help...
  • Another Look at the Xbox Series X Dashboard

    We’ve seen glimpses of what the Xbox ecosystem will look like when it begins rolling out the new aesthetic. Today, we get another look at what this new system will look like, which seeks to unify both the Xbox One and Xbox Series X. In that sense, you’ll find...
  • Halo Infinite Delayed to 2021

    The streak is over. For the first time, an Xbox console isn’t launching with a Halo game at launch. It’s sad to see but it all makes sense. Let’s be honest, the reaction to the first gameplay reveal for Infinite was mixed. Fans were not impressed by the years-long...
  • Halo Infinite Multiplayer is Free-to-Play, up to 120 FPS Support

    Since revealing a small slice of the Halo Infinite campaign last week, fans have been mixed on what we were shown. For some, the game looked unpolished and left something to be desired, but 343 Industries has let it be known that they are going for the original trilogy...
  • Halo Infinite is the “Most Ambitious Game” 343 Industries has Created

    343 Studios has finally given us a taste of what’s to come in Halo Infinite’s campaign. During Microsoft’s Xbox Games Showcase, 343 debuted a new CG trailer, followed by a lengthy 8-minute long gameplay demo. The demo itself shined a spotlight on the combat, weaponry, and traversal. It largely...
  • Everything Revealed at Today’s Xbox Games Showcase

    What a whirlwind event that kicked off at 11:00 AM ET and pretty much ran through until almost 1:00 PM. We got exciting announcements and world premieres with Geoff Keighley, and that trend continued for almost a full hour after the pre-briefing. Microsoft showed us a total of 21...
  • Halo Infinite Box Art Unveiled

    With the Xbox Games Showcase happening in just 24 hours, 343 Industries have released the box art for Halo Infinite. It’s a harkening back to the classic Bungie series that the newer games in the series have almost matched but the image provokes the same energy of Halo 1...
  • You Can No Longer Buy 12-Month Xbox Live Subscriptions

    Microsoft has removed the option of buying 12-month subscriptions to its online service, Xbox Live. However, fret not as both one-month and three-month subscriptions are readily available to nab if you need a top-up on your subscription. It’s been speculated that at first, this was an error but TrueAchievements...
  • Xbox One X and Xbox One S All-Digital Edition to be Discontinued

    It looks like Microsoft is moving some resources around to focus on the next generation of consoles, including the Xbox Series X, which is on track to launch later this year. Speaking to the Verge, Microsoft has confirmed that production is winding down on two models: Xbox One X...
  • Microsoft is Adding xCloud to Xbox Game Pass in September

    “Games are a source of joy, inspiration, and social connection,” says Phil Spencer. “They have the power to bring us together, create empathy, and strengthen our social fabric. As we prepare for the next generation, our efforts to make gaming more inclusive, more immersive, more connected, and more social are...