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Microsoft Confirms Only Xbox One X Will Download 4K Assets

By : James Glaze | Tue, Jun 27, 2017

There has been some confusion since the official reveal of the Xbox One X on how Microsoft will handle resolution assets for it’s different consoles.  With the Xbox One X and Xbox One S both being able to output 4K, what if you don’t have a compatible TV or monitor?  Yesterday Microsoft, officially confirmed that the Xbox One X will be the only...

No Halo 6 Reveal Anytime Soon

By : James Glaze | Tue, Jun 20, 2017

Halo fans were disappointed to find out that 343 Industries remained true to their word when they made it known that Halo 6 would not make an appearance at this year’s E3.  The only real “news” about the follow-up to Halo 5 was revealed from 343 Founder and Studio Head Bonnie Ross, when she confirmed LAN support for the next title. Naturally,...

Sony Defends Lack of Cross-Platform Play on PlayStation 4

By : Ryan Cox | Sat, Jun 17, 2017

It was recently announced at E3 2017 that a handful of video game titles, including Rocket League and Minecraft, would be gaining the capability to play online multiplayer with players on other systems. For the first time, gamers will be able to cooperate or compete with one another across multiple gaming networks and consoles. For Minecraft and Rocket...

Halo Wars 2 Awakening the Nightmare DLC Announced

By : Ryan Cox | Mon, Jun 12, 2017

At E3 2017, Microsoft and 343 Industries unveiled the next step for the Halo franchise in the form of the Halo Wars 2 Awakening the Nightmare DLC. This game-wide expansion offers new story missions, multiplayer leaders, enemies, and more. Players will be able to take control of Banished forces on The Ark to fight off The Flood in a new batch of campaign...

Halo Wars 2 Firefight Expansion Announced

By : Ryan Cox | Mon, Jun 12, 2017

Halo Wars 2 will receive a new expansion based on Halo’s classic survival mode Firfight, according to Dan Ayoub, announced during E3 2017. Here is the first glimpse of the new content, photographed from the E3 show floor: New HW2 Expansion – Firefight! The team worked their butts off to bring this amazing mode to you, and bring you back...

Anthem E3 Gameplay Demo from 2017 Microsoft Briefing

By : Devin Sidhu | Mon, Jun 12, 2017

Microsoft’s E3 conference closed with a gameplay demo of Anthem, BioWare’s brand-new IP. The game is an open-world RPG with a somewhat dystopian sci-fi setting. Similarly to Bungie’s juggernaut franchise Destiny, Anthem seems to be a loot-based social shooter with a focus on 4-person squad play. Here is the Anthem E3 Gameplay Demo: In Anthem,...

Crackdown 3 E3 Trailer Unveiled

By : Devin Sidhu | Sun, Jun 11, 2017

The Microsoft E3 conference marches on, with the eagerly-awaited Crackdown 3 finally getting a release date. The Crackdown 3 E3 trailer was led by the always entertaining, always arousing, Terry Crews as Commander Jaxon. The trailer showcases Crackdown’s usual brand of open-world, wanton destruction, car-throwing, overly-exploding combat. Crackdown...

Original Xbox Added to Xbox One Backwards Compatibility

By : Ryan Cox | Sun, Jun 11, 2017

Announced by Phil Spencer at E3 2017 is a new update to the Xbox One backwards compatibility program. Original Xbox games are coming to Xbox One! One of the first titles arriving with the original Xbox backwards compatibility will be Crimson Skies. The program will launch later this year, and will be available on Xbox One and the newly announced Xbox...

Sea of Thieves E3 Gameplay Demo Showcase

By : Ryan Cox | Sun, Jun 11, 2017

Sea of Thieves, a new shared-world multiplayer adventure game from Rare and Microsoft, was showcased once again at Microsoft’s E3 2017 briefing. The demo showcased examples of player cooperation, treasure hunting, and overall badass pirate gameplay. Check out the exclusive Sea of Thieves E3 Gameplay footage on Xbox! Sea of Thieves releases early...