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Horde mode maps don’t work like before in Gears of War 4

 ▪    Twenty-four multiplayer maps will become playable over the first year Gears of War 4 is out, and you’ll be able to play Horde mode on all of them. The Coalition’s employing a new strategy for releasing the maps. Instead…

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Microsoft is bringing TWO Halo Wars games to Xbox One and PC

 ▪    Microsoft announced that anyone who purchases the Ultimate Edition of Halo Wars 2 will receive the Definitive Edition of the original Halo Wars for both Xbox One and PC. The enhanced version of Halo Wars will include improved graphics…

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343 mapping out the next 10 years of Halo

 ▪  Halo 5: Guardians arrives in a little under a month, but 343 Industries has plans in place for the future of the series. According to the creative leads behind the FPS juggernaut, the team has already worked out the trajectory of the…

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New Halo 5: Guardians campaign footage shows an exciting blend of old and new

 ▪    Microsoft and 343 Industries have released a new video showcasing nearly five minutes of gameplay from the Halo 5: Guardians campaign. Set on Sanghelios, the homeworld of the Covenant Elites, the footage shows Spartan Locke and the rest of…

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Watch the stunning Halo 5: Guardians opening cinematic

 ▪    Microsoft and 343 Industries have released the opening cinematic from Halo 5: Guardians. The three-minute clip offers a thrilling and action-packed introduction to new protagonist Jameson Locke and his squad of elite Spartans, Fireteam Osiris, as they dive into…

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Is Halo 5: Guardians packing the longest campaign in series history?

 ▪    Microsoft revealed at Gamescom 2015 that the Halo 5: Guardians campaign will be around twice as long as Master Chief’s last adventure, Halo 4. That’s a considerable upgrade, and considering Halo 4‘s story clocked in at around eight hours for…

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Gears 4 teases new characters in reveal trailer

 ▪  The next chapter in the Gears of War saga is in development, but the preview that Microsoft revealed during E3 showed a game breaking from the past to take the series in a very different direction. Marcus Fenix and the Locust were…

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Gamescom 2014 – Breaking down the Quantum Break playable demo

 ▪  It’s been eight months since we last heard from Quantum Break and its developer, Remedy Entertainment. Eight months since creative director Sam Lake unveiled the briefest glimpse at gameplay, leaving us still relatively in the dark as to the exact…

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Gamescom 2014 – We reveal surprising new features in Halo: The Master Chief Collection

 ▪  When 343 Industries announced that Halo: The Master Chief Collection would be shipping with every multiplayer map from the four mainline Halo games, it was hard not to get excited at the chance to revisit some of the most memorable…

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Gamescom 2014 – Hands-on with the heroes of Fable Legends

 ▪  Fable Legends may still be a ways out from release, but that hasn’t stopped developer Lionhead Studios from putting more of the game on display. While we’d previously had a chance to go hands-on with Fable Legends at San Diego…

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