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State of Decay ambles onto Steam Early Access

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 20, 2013 11:45am PDT

Undead Labs needs a little help with State of Decay's PC version, so they're looking for player feedback from a Steam Early Access release.


"The game actually does support basic mouse and keyboard but the bindings cannot be changed yet. ..."

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Age of Empires Online content was too expensive to produce, too sparse for players

By Steve Watts, Aug 19, 2013 11:00am PDT

Age of Empires Online had a problematic production model, according to Microsoft Studios executive producer Kevin Perry. At a GDC Europe talk, he said it didn't offer enough content, but the content was too expensive to make.


" I played it a bit and it was fun, but just too expensive for what it was."

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Age of Empires Online ends development; no new content planned

By Steve Watts, Jan 04, 2013 8:15am PST

Age of Empires Online has stopped active development, and will not be issuing any new content or features other than some minor updates rolling out over the next few weeks.


"They obviously cared enough about the game to have it developed and supported for as long as it ..."

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Halo 4 viddoc details Promethean progeneration

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 13, 2012 6:45am PDT

After six games of butting heads with the comical Covenant, Halo 4 will introduce armchair Spartans to a new foe, the naughty Prometheans. Obviously, a lot of thought has gone into making a new adversary that will last at least another trilogy, as a new video developer diary...


"Ah yes, Halo Prime 4: Master Chief vs Space Pirates. I eagerly await this title."

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Age of Empires Online adding Babylon, another booster

By Steve Watts, Aug 09, 2012 2:45pm PDT

Age of Empires Online is adding a Babylonian civilization and the Fertile Crescent booster pack later this month.


"And by buy them, I meant with MS points before they converted the currency and tech tree systems."

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Deadlight review

By Steve Watts, Jul 30, 2012 12:00pm PDT

Our review of the post-apocalyptic survival-horror platformer Deadlight, part of Microsoft's "Summer of Arcade."


"Nice review. I think this is why I like to read several reviews before deciding. The other ..."

- Wise Men see all 7 comments

Gears of War: Judgment coming March 19

By John Keefer, Jul 13, 2012 4:00pm PDT

Gears of War: Judgment will be coming out March 19 of next year.


"Great, prequel to the original chest-high wall, so excited!! Zzzzz"

- Xulu see all 4 comments

Halo 4 getting 50 episodic missions, more

By John Keefer, Jun 27, 2012 9:00am PDT

A Microsoft site designed to update retailers on its games has revealed plenty of new details about Halo 4.


"I was already super hyped after listening to the halo books and seeing Halo 4 at E3 but this ..."

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SmartGlass to be supported in all Microsoft first-party titles

By Steve Watts, Jun 11, 2012 9:00am PDT

SmartGlass will be incorporated into all Microsoft first-party games going forward after the functionality is launched, according to Microsoft Studios corporate VP Phil Spencer.


"Im still in college and im not that far either. Im thinking what im going to do, currently it's ..."

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Halo 4 Limited Edition, 'Infinity' multiplayer unveiled

By Alice O'Connor, May 16, 2012 9:45am PDT

Halo 4's multiplayer side is wrapped up in an "experience" set about the starship UNSC Infinity, Microsoft revealed today, also announcing the FPS's $100 Limited Edition. Yes, only the Limited Edition, as there will be no Legendary Edition this time. Sorry, helmet fans.


"Gears was 3, as for Halo I've read some of the books and frankly there's so much I woild rather ..."

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Puzzling Halo 4 cover pieced together through emails

By John Keefer, May 15, 2012 4:15pm PDT

Fans of the Halo franchise got emails from Microsoft offering them a piece of the Halo 4 puzzle. The result was the cover of the new game.


"Halo Aniversary terminals hinted at the greatest rival of the forerunners who knew how to cure ..."

- InfernoAblaze see all 2 comments

Joy Ride Turbo announced for Xbox Live Arcade

By Steve Watts, Apr 27, 2012 12:30pm PDT

BigPark is making another Joy Ride title, this one without Kinect. Joy Ride Turbo is set to launch in the coming weeks.


Conan gives Halo 4 the late-nite treatment

By Jeff Mattas, Apr 18, 2012 10:45am PDT

A tiny smidgen of Halo 4 footage hit Conan O'Brien's late show last night.


Halo 4 release coming Nov. 6

By John Keefer, Apr 17, 2012 9:00am PDT

Microsoft announces Nov. 6 as the release date for the next installment in the Halo series.


"Same here, I'd love to see the whole Halo series ported to PC, if I remember, Halo 1 and 2 were ..."

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Halo 4 getting Spartan Ops mode, losing Firefight

By Jeff Mattas, Apr 09, 2012 12:45pm PDT

New details about Halo 4's multiplayer components revealed in the upcoming issue of Game Informer indicate the introduction of a Spec-Ops-like mode called Spartan Ops, the removal of the Firefight game mode, and more.


"Boy, all these CoD'like additions sure do sound like they'll be great additions to a game where ..."

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