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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.


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."


"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.


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

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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.


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.


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

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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).


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.


"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?


"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.


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

- st4rdog see all 22 comments

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.


"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.


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

- ManiacalMoose see all 83 comments

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.


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.


"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.


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

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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.


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

- MercFox1 see all 17 comments