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Crackdown 3 delayed to 2018

Microsoft Studios have announced that the long awaited, and Xbox One X launch title, Crackdown 3 will be delayed until 2018, to ensure that “We can make sure we deliver all the awesome that Crac...[Read More]

ReCore announcement coming on August 20th

The official twitter account for ReCore has spoken for the first time since July 3rd, and has teased an upcoming announcement on August 20th, which co-incides nicely with Gamescom. Nothing official, b...[Read More]

New Killer Instinct back stories unveils Aria

Those people over at Ultra-Combo. They have now gone through and created back-stories for 16 characters for all Season 1 and 2 of Killer Instinct (apart from Shadow Jago). thanks to them, we can now s...[Read More]

New Killer Instinct back stories unveils Cinder

Fresh out of the over is Ben Ferris’s (Cinder) new backstory from the people over at Ultra-Combo, read on for a snippet of the conversation that will determine Ben’s future. ARIA: Welcome ...[Read More]

Killer Instinct – Tusk will join Season 3

Earlier this week, a new version of the Arbiter’s reveal trailer went up with a great teaser at the end of it.This was practically confirmed during a stream with one of the developers a few week...[Read More]

New Killer Instinct back stories unveils Hisako

We are down to the last three characters of the Season 2 roster. This week is all about the everlasting child that protects her village from intruders. The spirit-girl, Hisako. The year that Chiharu w...[Read More]

Grifball coming back to Halo 5 in new update

The February update is almost upon us and coming with it will be Grifball, the fan favourite multiplayer mode. The Hammer Storm update will also feature a new Arena map dubbed Torque. The update will ...[Read More]

Killer Instinct – Arbiter is ready for battle

Next month Killer Instinct Season 3 will drop and with that another guest character, Arbiter has joined the good fight and is looking amazing! Shown off today during the Halo World Championships he co...[Read More]

New Killer Instinct back stories unveils Aganos

The three faced Golem known as Aganos has walked the earth for many years and still he searches for the age-old sorcerer, Kan-Ra, never giving up on the task at hand. Read on to see how he and his bre...[Read More]

New Killer Instinct back stories unveils Omen

We are back again with a new Killer Instinct back story thanks to the people over at Ultra-Combo. Although he had no playable story mode when he launched in Season 2, Omen did appear briefly in other ...[Read More]

New Killer Instinct back stories unveils Riptor

Today you can go on a little journey of your own with the new Killer Instinct back story as you learn how to purchase, unbox and even take care of your newly purchased Riptor unit with this handy litt...[Read More]

Killer Instinct Season 3 reveal Halo’s Arbiter

So many great things are going on in the Killer Instinct World Cup today. A little while ago, during a Season 3 showcase period, a new version of a Kim Wu trailer was aired live on Maximilian DoodR...[Read More]

Killer Instinct Season 3 changes detailed

Kicking off the Killer Instinct World Cup, there was a fairly large segment about the nerfs and buffs that every character within the game would be receiving. There is a full list available over with ...[Read More]

Kim Wu returns in season 3 of Killer Instinct

At the Killer Instinct World Cup today, fans were treated to a trailer for the second announced character for Season 3. Kim Wu returns with a revamped character model wielding her nunchucks as she unl...[Read More]

New Killer Instinct back stories unveils Kan-Ra

Ultra-Combo come back again with another updated backstory and this time it is for one of the most hated and raged against characters in the whole game, none other than the trap grappling sorcerer Kan...[Read More]

Killer Instinct World Cup is well under way

The Killer Instinct World Cup is live right now in San Antonio, Texas. It’s being live streamed right now for all to see on the Twitch channel of Maximilian_Dood. Right now is the last chance qu...[Read More]

New Killer Instinct back stories unveils TJ Combo

Finally the one I have been personally waiting for. Thanks to the good folks over at Ultra-Combo, TJ Combo’s new story is up and ready. Tyler-Johnson Garrett was born near Galveston Texas, the b...[Read More]

New Killer Instinct back stories unveils Maya

Back after a well needed holiday break the team over at Ultra-Combo bring in more compelling back stories for the characters we love, this time kick starting the process with Maya. A member of a secre...[Read More]

Killer Instinct World Cup

On January 30 – 31 a huge tournament will be taking place in San Antonio, TX playing host to some of the greatest players to ever play Killer Instinct on Xbox One. Such a tournament will also ho...[Read More]

New Killer Instinct back stories unveil Fulgore

Today marks the close of the Season One cast back story updates for Killer Instinct. Much hype has been generated for the Season 2 stories when they drop in the New Year, presumably starting with the ...[Read More]

Halo 5 is the guardian of new sales record

Halo 5. It’s had to have been one of the most anticipated Xbox One titles since the hardware was released. This has been reflected in the first week’s sales figures. Halo 5: Guardians rack...[Read More]

Unboxing Halo 5 with Major Nelson

Ooh, it won’t be long now. The boxed sets and special editions are starting to be announced, it’s a sure sign. This time, the lucky Larry Hryb, also known as Major Nelson, gets his flukey ...[Read More]

Forza horizon 2 Free cars pack!

Yes that is right, in celebration of gamescom 2015 the Forza Horizon 2 playground select car pack is absolutely FREE until august 11th. That’s six free cars to dominate the roads with, get them ...[Read More]

Free Forza Horizon 2 Cars!!

For a limited time only players will be able to enjoy some freebies in the Forza Horizon world. These come as a pair of Porsches, the 2012 Porsche 911 GT2 RS which at the time was the most powerful pr...[Read More]

Fable III Is Currently FREE on Games on Demand

Thanks to OXM, I was able to purchase the full game of FABLE III for FREE as it is currently sitting on the Xbox LIVE Marketplace available for anyone with an Xbox LIVE Gold Subscription. We do not kn...[Read More]

Microsoft Game Studios Vancouver Now Becomes Black Tusk Studios

In 2010, Microsoft formed the relatively small internal studio named: Microsoft Game Studios Vancouver and earlier this year downsized the team, as well as cancelling projects the studio was working o...[Read More]