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Halo 4’s ‘map pass’ covers nine multiplayer maps
The ‘War Games Map Pass’ for Halo 4 will already be included in the ‘limited edition’ release of the game, but here are more details for those who want to buy it as a stand-alone piece of DLC.
The Forerunners say hello in Halo 4’s gameplay trailer
If you were watching “Sons of Anarchy” in the US this evening (I wasn’t, because I live in a small box in the woods) then you may well have caught sight of a Halo 4 gameplay trailer.
Mobile-esque subscriptions “pivotal” for Xbox business, says Microsoft
The subscription model used for mobile phone contracts is “pivotal” to the future of the Xbox business, so says Microsoft’s manager for interactive entertainment and marketing Matt Barlow.
Rally pack announced for Forza Horizon
Playground Games and Turn 10 Studios have announced that Forza Horizon Rally will be the first DLC expansion for Forza Horizon.
Lionhead staff to be laid-off following release of Fable: The Journey
Lionhead Studios is to lay-off a number of staff following the release of Fable: The Journey.
360 dashboard update live from today, adds Internet Explorer
Today sees the release of the latest Xbox 360 dashboard, adding Internet Explorer, Xbox Video, Xbox Music and various new options for tailoring the system to your needs.
Microsoft targets Halo 4 pirates with bans
If you’re excited for Halo 4, it perhaps didn’t escape your attention that copies of the game were leaked over the weekend.
Xbox Music launches tomorrow with 30 million songs
Microsoft’s re-jigged and re-branded method of offering streaming music through the Xbox 360 launches tomorrow as ‘Xbox Music’.
Dishonored is year’s biggest new IP, but Fifa 13 still top of chart
Fifa 13 is top of the UK chart for a third week in a row, with Bethesda’s Dishonored sitting in the runner up spot.
Forza Horizon demo is out now
Microsoft has released a demo for the upcoming Forza Horizon, but you’ll only be able to download it if you’re an Xbox Live gold member.
Fable: The Journey [Interview] – Albion in first-person
When it was first announced at E3 2011, Fable: The Journey split the gaming community at large.
Let Halo 4 whisk you away to Europe
Microsoft and 343 Industries are organising a somewhat weird promotional effort in which 20 European-based Halo 4 fans will be spirited away to an as-yet-undisclosed location on the continent.
Microsoft worried about Xbox 720 leaks, beefs up security as a result
Apparently, Microsoft wants nothing less than a leak regarding the Xbox 720 (or whatever their new console will be called).
These Halo 4 weapons are positively Promethean [Video]
In this third look at the multifaceted, multiplayer arsenal of Halo 4, we get to see Promethean weaponry in action.
Forza Horizon demo coming on 9 October [Video]
A trailer for Forza Horizon, misleadingly billed as a ‘launch’ one (the game isn’t actually released until 23/26 October), includes the promise of a demo that’ll be released through Xbox Live on 9 October.
Xbox Gamerscore is now worth real money… a little bit of real money
If you’ve been hard at work building up that Xbox Gamerscore then you’ll be excited to hear that your points are now worth something other than the minuscule amount of kudos it has garnered from your friends.
Halo 4 [Preview] – Can 343 Master the Chief?
Halo’s new craftsman, 343 Industries, is playing a bit of a no-win game.