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Goodbye Microsoft Points

By : Ray Smith | Mon, Jun 10, 2013

Today, Microsoft announced at their E3 show that later this year they will be getting rid of Microsoft Points and will instead be using real world currency, i.e. U.S. Dollars, Euros, etc. This has been a long time coming, so fans… rejoice! Note: There is no word yet on whether or not they are converting current points, but with the recent backlash...

New Titanfall Gameplay Video from E3 2013 –

By : Ray Smith | Mon, Jun 10, 2013

Titanfall was finally shown off at E3 with new Titanfall gameplay featuring Mechs, Parkour, Jetpacks and a lot of guns! This game has been building a steady amount of hype ever since Respawn was formed after the departures from Infinity Ward – the makers of CoD 4 & Modern Warfare 2. Titanfall is set to release in Spring 2014 on Xbox One, Xbox...

Twitch Xbox One Integration

By : Ray Smith | Mon, Jun 10, 2013

Today, we received great news about TwitchTV and the Xbox One!  Starting this Fall, you will be able to stream your gameplay on the Xbox One directly to TwitchTV via Xbox Live Gold membership. This has recently become a highly-demanded feature for console gamers, and if new games gradually start to include spectator modes, these two features could...

Halo 5 Announced for 2014!

By : Ray Smith | Mon, Jun 10, 2013

Just now, Microsoft showcased their E3 presentation by announcing Halo 5 designed by 343 Industries for 2014. It will feature 60 frames-per-second gameplay – which will be the first time in the series.  Couple that smooth transition with dedicated servers and Cloud-utilization, things are looking up for the Halo series. Yet, with no word on spectator...

Halo 4 On Sale for $13

By : Ray Smith | Mon, Jun 10, 2013

You can now find used copies of Halo 4 from Gamefly on sale for $13 – if you have ever ordered from them, you’ll know the case and manual is always included. Also, the game even comes with free shipping! If you need extra copies for LANs, friends, relatives, etc… well then now is the time to pick it up, especially with the new Halo...

E3 2013 Coverage

By : Ray Smith | Sun, Jun 9, 2013

E3 2013 starts tomorrow, and the headline of the event is the battle of the next-generation of video game – mainly between Microsoft’s Xbox One and Sony’s PlayStation 4. There is sure to be a lot in-store, including, but not limited to, actually seeing what the PlayStation 4 console looks like as well as what Xbox One’s launch...

AGL 7 Knoxville Results

By : Ray Smith | Sun, Jun 9, 2013

AGL 7 Knoxville has come and gone… With Ambush coming out on top defeating Status Quo in the finals 6-2 for 4v4, and Legit winning the FFA competition with a nail biting finish on Simplex to secure the win, Knoxville was definitely one for the Halo 4 record books. Below, we have a breakdown of the Top 8 4v4 and FFA results of the event, along...

Ambush Wins Knoxville!

By : Ray Smith | Sun, Jun 9, 2013

Ambush just won their 3rd event in a row with their victory at AGL 7 Knoxville. Facing off against Status Quo in the Grand Finals, they ultimately won the series 6-2 in a controlling manner . Right now, they are the team to beat after only dropping a couple games throughout the entire duration of the tourney. Ambush will be back in a few weeks to compete...

CoD: Ghosts All-Access

By : Ray Smith | Sun, Jun 9, 2013

Today, Call of Duty: Ghosts showed off 2 brand new missions from its upcoming campaign! Along with showing off their next-generation game, we also got word from charlieINTEL that there won’t be any classic symmetrical map layouts in Ghosts’ multiplayer. You can check out the full 30-minute all-access show here. ...

Back 2 Basics, Episode 6

By : Ray Smith | Sat, Jun 8, 2013

TopMid (European Halo hub) just released their 6th episode of their live-show. In it, they talk about the new Halo 4 Update that released on Monday and also their upcoming settings for EGL. They finished off by covering our very own website and how it impacts the Halo community as a whole. Thanks again for the kind words! Back 2 Basics is dedicated...