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Cursed Sails Update Brings New Ships, Challenges To Sea of Thieves

By Chris Jarrard, Jul 17, 2018 1:40pm PDT

Cursed Sails is the second major content update for Rare’s multiplayer pirate experience.


Complete Summer Game Pass Quests For Shot At Gold-Plated Scorpio Edition Xbox One X

By Charles Singletary, Jul 03, 2018 11:20am PDT

Xbox Game Pass Quests are now live with the Summer Edition. You've got two to complete before the new one unlocks on July 17.


Crackdown 3 Loses Series Creator Amid Developer Shakeup

By Chris Jarrard, Jun 20, 2018 1:40pm PDT

No word yet if cloud computing servers were used to enhance the destruction of the development team.


"Pretty sure this has been known for awhile. Amazon bought the team that did the multiplayer. ..."

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Ori and the Will of the Wisps E3 2018 Preview: Spirited Away

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 11, 2018 6:00am PDT

Ori has a lot more to explore in Ori and the Will of the Wisps. Fortunately, he can a lot more than he could do in his last game. Shacknews takes a look.


Halo 5 and Halo Wars 2 Get Daily Free Packs for E3 2018

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 10, 2018 10:15am PDT

Whether Microsoft plans to reveal Halo 6 or not, owners of existing Halo games can pick up some free stuff all week.


Crackdown 3 Rumored to be Delayed to 2019

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 06, 2018 8:05pm PDT

Ahead of this year's E3, the rumor is that Crackdown 3 has suffered yet another setback.


"I wouldn't mind. Maybe they would then be able to split up Steam development and game ..."

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Microsoft Builds Real Life Apocalypse Bunker For State of Decay 2

By Brittany Vincent, May 15, 2018 1:15pm PDT

Where will you be when the zombie apocalypse happens? Hopefully inside this bunker. 


"As ridiculous video game publicity stunts go, that's pretty cool."

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BloodRayne Devs Claims Microsoft Infringed On Patents With Sea of Thieves, Halo 5, And Other Games

By Charles Singletary, Apr 23, 2018 8:59am PDT

Exclusive Infernal Engine patents are the center of Terminal Reality's complaint against Microsoft.


"Still, you'd think that they would have done something about this a long time ago.... instead of ..."

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Splyce Dominates to Win 2018 Halo World Championships

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 15, 2018 6:45pm PDT

Splyce had little trouble taking home the 2018 Halo World Championship, cruising through Championship Sunday and sweeping the Grand Finals.


Sea of Thieves Could Have Been A Donkey Kong Game

By Asif Khan, Mar 02, 2018 3:30pm PST

Oh no, Asif is back with another tinfoil hat theory. This time he sets sail for Sea of Thieves with Donkey Kong?


"Eh, I don't see Nintendo ever making a big online game like Sea of Thieves. "

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Xbox Game Pass Adds New Microsoft Releases Including Sea of Thieves and Crackdown 3

By Asif Khan, Jan 23, 2018 9:00am PST

Microsoft is adding some serious value to their Xbox Game Pass subscription service.


Killer Instinct Celebrates 4 Years with 4XP Weekend

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 22, 2017 1:40pm PST

Happy 4th Birthday to Killer Instinct, a fighting game that still hasn't put on the brakes on its content train.


Halo 5 Works 'Overtime' with November Update Today

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 02, 2017 3:05pm PDT

Halo 5's latest update is fully prepared for the Xbox One X launch, so you can play those Oddball games in 4K Ultra HD.


The Rock Surprises Make-A-Wish Kids with Custom Brahma Bull Xbox One X Consoles

By Asif Khan, Nov 01, 2017 7:00pm PDT

We love the smell of what The Rock is cooking.


"Dropping The People's Elbow on rare console collectors LOL. Well played, Asif."

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Halo Wars 2 Adding Crossplay, Master Chief Collection Update in the Works

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 17, 2017 5:40pm PDT

Halo Wars 2 players across Xbox One and Windows 10 will soon be able to play with each other, while Halo: Master Chief Collection owners should expect an update early next year.