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Halo: The Master Chief Collection update further addresses matchmaking issues

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 03, 2014 4:40pm PST

343 Industries has issued yet another update for Halo: The Master Chief Collection, one that further addresses the issues plaguing its multiplayer.

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Killer Instinct lead combat designer discusses Kan-Ra

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 28, 2014 2:00pm PST

Killer Instinct received its next Season 2 character earlier this week. To learn more about first-time combatant Kan-Ra, Shacknews reached out to Iron Galaxy to ask about his origins, his combos, and his play style.

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Halo: The Master Chief Collection 500MB patch addressing various issues goes live [Update]

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 26, 2014 6:15pm PST

The latest patch for Halo: The Master Chief Collection is going live and will hopefully address the ongoing multiplayer issues that continue to plague the game. (Update: Patch notes now included.)

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"up to I saw the check which said $5963 , I be certain that my best friend could actually ..."

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Worms Battlegrounds leads December 'Games with Gold'

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 26, 2014 9:15am PST

Microsoft has listed its final batch of 'Games with Gold' for the year. Hope you like Worms!

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"My last pay check was $ 9500 working 12 hours a week online. My neighbour's sister has been ..."

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Minecraft on Xbox receives Star Wars Classic Skin Pack for $3

By Daniel Perez, Nov 26, 2014 7:30am PST

A new skin pack that features skins for a number of iconic Star Wars characters was released this week for Xbox versions of Minecraft. Now you can finally act out your favorite Star Wars fan-fiction within Minecraft!

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Diablo 3: Ultimate Evil Edition leads Xbox digital Black Friday sale

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 25, 2014 11:30am PST

Microsoft is offering a handful of Xbox One games and dozens of Xbox 360 digital games as part of its Black Friday sale and Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition is leading the pack.

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"Yup you're right. The UI is very good. It'll take some time to get used to the menus, though, ..."

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Sunset Overdrive weapon pack, Chaos Squad tweaks, and soundtrack available today

By Daniel Perez, Nov 25, 2014 9:15am PST

Insomniac Games has made a number of changes to Sunset Overdrive today, which includes a new weapon pack, changes to Chaos Squad, Player Voting support, and the launch of the game's official soundtrack.

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Killer Instinct Season 2 adds Kan-Ra this Monday

By Daniel Perez, Nov 21, 2014 8:45am PST

A new character will soon be unleashed this coming Monday as Kan-Ra will be looking to find suitable specimens for his dark sorcery.

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"I will always believe Ken & Ryu came from Kenshiro and Ra-oh."

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Sunset Overdrive going free for 24 hours on Nov. 22 for Xbox Live Gold members

By Daniel Perez, Nov 21, 2014 6:35am PST

Have you been itching to get your hands on Sunset Overdrive? Well - you'll soon be able to cause as much chaos as possible now that Microsoft will make it available for free this weekend.

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"Yup clocked the 500 combo achievement without having to exploit."

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Halo: The Master Chief Collection matchmaking patch releasing today

By Daniel Perez, Nov 20, 2014 8:15am PST

The long-awaited matchmaking patch for Halo: The Master Chief Collection will finally be releasing later today, and boy, is the list of fixes long.

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Opinion: It's too soon for Microsoft to give up on Kinect

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 18, 2014 11:00am PST

My name is Ozzie Mejia and I truly hated Kinect on Xbox 360. Since then, I've played several Kinect games on Xbox One and now I am convinced that Microsoft abandoning the peripheral would be a huge mistake.

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"Honestly,MS should have given up on it a long time ago,as most devs have.There's obviously a ..."

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Halo: The Master Chief Collection matchmaking patch delayed

By Daniel Perez, Nov 18, 2014 8:30am PST

A new patch for Halo: The Master Chief Collection has been delayed until "later this week." Cortana would not be pleased.

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Chatty Video Q&A: Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 17, 2014 2:00pm PST

Shacknews recently had the opportunity to check out Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer. While we were out there, we shot over questions from our Chatty community about multiplayer modes, graphics, and customization.

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Halo Wars teaser website goes live [Update]

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 14, 2014 11:09am PST

A new website for Halo Wars, the 2009 Halo-centered RTS, has suddenly gone live. And it's counting down to something. (Update: Or maybe not. Microsoft has confirmed this is false.)

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Playlists removed in Halo: MCC to help alleviate matchmaking issues

By Daniel Perez, Nov 14, 2014 9:00am PST

343 Industries has cut some playlists from Halo: The Master Chief Collection in hopes it'll alleviate ongoing matchmaking issues.

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