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Microsoft is still working on a TV show based on Xbox's 'Halo' franchise

The project, which still remains under the development title of "Halo Television Series," was first unveiled in May 2013 in conjunction with Microsoft's introduction of the Xbox One console.<p>The initial announcement of the project said that Steven Spielberg would be at the helm. But then things went …

The First Nintendo Switch Cartridge ROM Dumps Are Emerging, But It's Early Days

As soon as the Switch arrived in stores we saw the inevitable start of homebrew and hacking efforts as coding enthusiasts see what can be done with …

Games Inbox: Nintendo MOBA and action role-player, Yakuza 0 love, and Cars 3: Driven To Win

<b>The evening Inbox wonders how this Christmas’ multiformat games will be improved on Xbox One X, as one reader is glad it’s raining.</b><p><b>To join in with</b> …

Canceled Halo Chronicles is finally detailed in epic Halo oral history

Also, Peter Jackson totally made a working Warthog, and a Bungie staffer crashed it.<p>The <i>Halo</i> game series received its first-ever comprehensive oral …

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No 'Halo 6' in 2017 and no 'Halo 3 Anniversary' remaster ever?

Fans were disappointed when they found out that Halo 6 would not be released in 2017. Brian Jarrard, community manager for 343 Industries mentioned …

Microsoft's existing games will play in 4K on your Xbox One X

You won't have to spring for new games to take advantage of the Xbox One X's 4K prowess. Microsoft is updating several of its own games to play in 4K on the newer console. In addition to the already-announced <i>Minecraft</i> upgrade, you can expect to see the higher resolution in <i>Gears of War 4</i>, <i>Forza</i> …

Halo Community Update - Flood of Emotion

So, E3 amirite? This week’s Halo Community Update arrives amidst an eventful adventure at the 2017 edition of gaming’s ballyhooed annual teleprompter …

UCLA professor believes she’s the inspiration behind Cortana

Patricia Dickson, a professor of pediatrics at UCLA, believes the creator of the video game <i>Halo: Combat Evolved</i> based key concepts and characters in the game on her ideas and personality.<p>One of the characters Dickson believes was based on her is the AI Cortana, which became the inspiration for …

343 Industries Drops a Bombshell: Four Halo Games Will Be Joining Xbox Backwards Compatibility

Four Halo Games Will Be Joining Xbox One Backward Compatibility<p>A few days ago Microsoft Head Phil Spencer said that 343 Industries is doing some …

Legendary Pokemon could hit Pokemon Go any day now

The one-year anniversary of <i>Pokemon Go</i> came and went with a disappointing lack of fanfare.<p>Yes, a new Pikachu variant with a cute hat appeared in-game …

Students create virtual reality game for the visually impaired

Virtual reality gaming is all about the visuals — immersing the player in a world outside their own. But for the visually impaired, there’s a lot …

Virtual Reality

The best console ever made

With more power than ever before, the supercharged Xbox promises better graphics, faster load times and an all-round superior experience to the …

Games Inbox: Spider-Man PS4 exclusive, Sonic Mania vs. Sonic Forces, and Overwatch single-player

<b>The morning Inbox wonders if Rocksteady are making a Harry Potter game, as one reader suggests taking the RPG out of Mass Effect: Andromeda.</b><p><b>To join</b> …

Overwatch's Doomfist Already Nerfed on Account of Map Exploitation

PTR Tests Revealed He Was Too Fast<p>After all the hype surrounding the reveal of the new <i>Overwatch</i> character, Doomfist, he’s been nerfed quickly after …

Riot files suit against alleged League of Legends mobile clone maker

Riot Games filed a lawsuit in a Central California court last week alleging Chinese mobile game dev Shanghai Moonton Technology is engaging in …

The Elder Scrolls Online Morrowind review: a bittersweet return to Vvardenfell

As in the rest of the game, the core of the experience on Vvardenfell involves making a long journey from place to place as quest-givers ask you to …

Troll and I Nintendo Switch Release Date Has Been Revealed

Nintendo Switch Release Date Announced for Troll and I<p>Back in February of this year it was announced that Troll and I would be making its way onto …

WoW Patch 7.3 PTR update rolls out new Argus content and more

This week’s PTR update has a few new additions. First and foremost, the second Argus area – Mac’aree – is now available, including some new chapters …

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Serial Cleaner review – tidying up is murder

Despite all the blood and violence, none of it is your doing in this new stealth adventure – you’re just the one cleaning it up.<p>Video game fashions …

Videos: 15 Problems ONLY MULTIPLAYER Gamers Will Understand

This is a new video from GamingBolt that lists 15 problems only multiplayer gamers will understand. Multiplayer games can be a ton of fun, while also …

Facebook video gets official PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds streams

This year's breakout hit first-person shooter has partnered with the world's biggest social media platform.<p>PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds will be the subject of four monthly broadcasts on Facebook. While the game is already a certifiable hit with streamers and viewers on other platforms like Twitch, …

No Man's Sky Tease Indicates a Large Update to Come This August

You may recall that it wasn’t so long ago when we told you about a set of cassette tapes that had been sent by developer Hello Games to the official</i> …

Overwatch's Doomfist Starts Strong In First Pro Match, But Can't Close The Deal

<i>Overwatch</i>’s newest hero, Doomfist, isn’t officially out yet, but that didn’t stop him from appearing in a recent pro exhibition match held on the …

New Pre-Order Bonus Announced for Call of Duty: WWII

New Pre-Order Bonus Announced for Call of Duty: WWII, Granting In-Game Rewards for Early Buyers<p>A new pre-order bonus has been announced for the …

Logitech to snap up console headset-maker Astro for $85 million

Logitech has been releasing accessories for both hardcore and laid back gamers these past few years, but now it's gotten serious about conquering the space. The company is in the process of snapping up Astro Gaming and has agreed to pay $85 million in cold hard cash for the purchase by early …

Amazon Prime Day video game deals – PSVR + camera + 2 games for £340

The biggest video game bargains this side of Black Friday have now started on Amazon, with WipEout for £20 and Injustice 2 for £30.<p>It’s that time of …

The Nintendo Switch Review

For as long as I can remember, I’ve loved Nintendo.During my formative years, my mother informed me the only way she could calm me down while I was …

Gaming

Iron Butterfly’s 17-minute epic ‘In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida’ comes to Rock Band

Let’s get self-indulgent<p>The title track from Iron Butterfly’s 1968 album <i>In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida</i> is coming to <i>Rock Band 4</i>, developer Harmonix announced today, giving players an opportunity to jam through all 17 minutes-plus of the psyche rock hit.<p>Because of its extreme length — the song has a …