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Bungie transitions Halo to 343, shares stats

By John Keefer, Apr 02, 2012 11:30am PDT

Bungie finally transitioned the Halo franchise to 343 Industries, but not before sharing a tremendous amount of stats about the series.

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Dungeon Fighter Live trailer reveals XBLA-bound title in action

By Xav de Matos, Jan 19, 2012 6:30pm PST

The first trailer for the Xbox Live Arcade version of Dungeon Fighter Online, which is set to launch "later this year."

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"I find it interesting that none of the more recent (as in: last few years) content or characters ..."

- MOOMANiBE see all 3 comments

Haunt for Kinect priced and dated

By Steve Watts, Jan 13, 2012 7:30am PST

Haunt will hit Xbox Live Arcade on January 18, for $10, developer NanaOn-Sha has announced.

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"I laughed like a crazy person when I chainsawed a bunch of zombies in Rise...but then just ..."

- rayholycross83 see all 3 comments

Haunt developers inspired by Tim Schafer's GDC speech

By Steve Watts, Dec 29, 2011 8:00am PST

NanaOn-Sha's Masaya Matsuura and Dewi Tanner talk about how they brought Tim Schafer into the fold to voice Haunt's main character.

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Rumor: Ryse now planned for next-gen Xbox

By Jeff Mattas, Dec 09, 2011 6:40pm PST

A rumor has surfaced that development of Crytek's upcoming first-person combat game Ryse is now planned Microsoft's next-generation console, not the Xbox 360.

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"Where do you think they get the technology to build new consoles? PC hardware. The first ..."

- satsun see all 13 comments

Joe Danger makes XBLA debut Dec. 14

By Xav de Matos, Dec 07, 2011 6:00pm PST

The upgraded, Xbox Live Arcade-exclusive Joe Danger: Special Edition from developer Hello Games is launching on December 14 for 1200 MS Points ($15 USD).

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Forza 4's next DLC pack adds ten vehicles, launches Dec. 6

By Xav de Matos, Nov 30, 2011 5:45pm PST

Developer Turn 10 and publisher Microsoft have revealed a new downloadable content package for its simulation racer Forza Motorsport 4. The December DLC package features ten new vehicles.

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"Why is it sponsored if it isn't free or even discounted? Weird"

- serenj see all 6 comments

Field Report: Halo Anniversary

By Xav de Matos, Nov 15, 2011 12:00pm PST

We look at Microsoft's ten year 'celebration' of the original Halo with a Field Report on Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary. Does it remind us of the good old days or prove nostalgia isn't what it used to be?

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"Does it have CO-OP MATCHMAKING? Nobody on the internet seems to care to respond to this ..."

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Forza Motorsport 4 review

By Garnett Lee, Oct 21, 2011 8:00am PDT

We spend a little extra time on the track with Forza Motorsport 4, bringing the Shacknews community our final word on the latest Xbox 360-exclusive racing sim from developer Turn 10.

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"The free cars handed to you was my problem with it. A few races in I had brand new cars thrown ..."

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Gears of War 3 interview with Cliff Bleszinski

By Xav de Matos, Sep 15, 2011 12:15pm PDT

Epic Games design director Cliff Bleszinski talks about the end of the current Gears of War trilogy. Jump in to watch a video interview as well as read a few extra bits of info he gave us during our discussion.

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"I like Gears and Gears 3 is the best of the trio. Also, Bulletstorm was fun and Epic didn't make ..."

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Gears of War 3 review

By Xav de Matos, Sep 15, 2011 9:00am PDT

The COG are on their last legs as the battle for Sera comes to a close in Gears of War 3. Shacknews reviews the final game in the Marcus Fenix and Co. trilogy.

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"Kind of like that random guy in space in the MW2 single player campaign. Watch out for those ..."

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Diabolical Pitch is Grasshopper's Kinect baseball game

By Steve Watts, Sep 14, 2011 6:00pm PDT

Suda51's Grasshopper studio has revealed that Codename D is now called Diabolical Pitch. The Kinect title will support two players, flinging baseballs at mascot heads.

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Halo Anniversary Terminals change location, offer more info on different difficulties

By Xav de Matos, Aug 26, 2011 9:30am PDT

In an interview with 343's Frank O'Connor, he told Shacknews that Terminals in Anniversary change based on the game's difficulty.

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"I think it's because they're saturating their market. With this game they'll have released 5 ..."

- Peanut Fox see all 12 comments

Halo 4's Warthog appearing in Forza 4

By Xav de Matos, Aug 26, 2011 8:45am PDT

During PAX 2011 'Day Zero,' Turn 10's Dan Greenawalt revealed a surprise addition to Forza 4's "Auto Vista" mode: Halo's famous Warthog.

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"Hmm, I'm assuming that the Warthog exists in Halo 4 mainly because Master Chief is still on ..."

- Sailor of Fortune see all 16 comments

Age of Empires Online will use Season Pass

By Steve Watts, Aug 16, 2011 2:30pm PDT

Age of Empires will introduce a Season Pass for premium content, which will get you a 30% discount for the first six months.

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"Yeah I thought that was shitty. :\ Quest rewards that are premium only? Good grief. I'm level 3, ..."

- MercFox1 see all 17 comments