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Xbox One Gets Better With New Foxtel Subscription Service

Xbox One Gets Better With New Foxtel Subscription Service Foxtel, Australia’s largest provider of subscription television has today announced that they are bringing their services to Xbox One consoles. Foxtel have previously had their service; Foxtel Play on the Xbox 360 but this will be the first time that owners of Microsoft’s next-generation console...
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Xbox 360 Still Lives with Awesome Holiday Bundles

Xbox 360 Still Lives with Awesome Holiday Bundles You think the next generation consoles have killed the Xbox 360? Well think again! Microsoft have just announced a suite of new bundles for players to get their hands on this holiday season. Been meaning to check out Gears of War, well now you can! Here is a list of all the bundles that Microsoft will be...
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D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die Season 1 Review

D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die Season 1 Review D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die Season 1 Developer: Access Games Publisher: Microsoft Studios Platform: Xbox One Install Size: 8.82 GB Release Date: September 19, 2014 Price: $14.99 – Available Here Overview There are many types of games in this industry, but few titles blended together wacky ideas...
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Xbox Newsbeat: September 20th – September 26th

Xbox Newsbeat: September 20th – September 26th Ahhh, another week has gone by already and it is time once again for Xbox Newsbeat. For those who haven’t heard the spiel before, Newsbeat is your one stop shop for all the coolest news out of Microsoft HQ from the past week. While this week’s newsbeat only has three headlines (no, nothing for Windows...
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Xbox Newsbeat: 17th September – 20th September

Xbox Newsbeat: 17th September – 20th September Ahh another sleepy Saturday evening and you know what that means? It is time to power on your Xbox Ones, load up a few games and get ready for Xbox Newsbeat. Newsbeat is as always your one stop, all-access spot for all the latest and greatest news from Microsoft HQ. A lot has gone down in Xbox-Land this...
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First ten minutes of Ori and the Blind Forest revealed for TGS 2014

First ten minutes of Ori and the Blind Forest revealed for TGS 2014 Today Microsoft and Moon Studios released a ten minute video walkthrough for Tokyo Game Show that goes through the prologue and sunken glades levels for Ori and the Blind Forest. In the trailer, which can be found below, we see that Ori has been separated from the Spirit Tree during a storm and is saved by...
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Killer Instinct: Season 2 Maya Gameplay Revealed at TGS

Killer Instinct: Season 2 Maya Gameplay Revealed at TGS Maya was revealed via concept art display at Evo 2014 back in July, but now we have the official gameplay reveal trailer courtesy of Xbox Japan. Showcased at TGS 2014, the video shows off Maya’s knives and their ability to act as projectiles. The video – which can be viewed embedded at the...
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D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die to be released on Xbox One tomorrow

D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die to be released on Xbox One tomorrow Swery65 has always been a man of surprises and it seems that he is taking his surprises to the next level. Today at Tokyo Game Show it has been announced that D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die will be getting a sudden launch on the Xbox One… tomorrow. The game will be available for purchase in North...
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Microsoft Brings Two Big Names to EB Games Expo

Microsoft Brings Two Big Names to EB Games Expo In just a few short weeks, Sydney will be playing host to the biggest domestic gaming event of the year – the EB Games Expo. Three days where gamers can get their hands on the latest and upcoming games. In the expo’s short life-span visiting game developers have always been part of the...
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Microsoft has Purchased Mojang, will be Announced Monday?

Microsoft has Purchased Mojang, will be Announced Monday? Rumour has it, courtesy of Reuters, that Microsoft has purchased Minecraft developer Mojang for a cool $2.5 billion! The title has sold over 54 million copies across various platforms. since it first launched for the PC back in 2011. It’s crazy to think a developer/publisher with pretty much one...
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Xbox Newsbeat: September 10th – September 12th

Xbox Newsbeat: September 10th – September 12th Ahh it feels like just yesterday that I was sitting down to my computer to write last week’s Xbox Newsbeat, and yet here I am again! What’s Newsbeat you ask? Newsbeat is your one stop shop for all the news out of Microsoft HQ over the past week. We have news about games, about consoles...
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Sunset Overdrive season pass announced and detailed

Sunset Overdrive season pass announced and detailed As many people unfortunately would expect, Microsoft and Insomniac Games have announced that they will be releasing a season pass for Sunset Overdrive which will be priced at $19.99. This season pass includes access to the game’s first three pieces of DLC, which include two campaign add-ons that add...
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Xbox Newsbeat: September 5th – September 9th

Xbox Newsbeat: September 5th – September 9th   As I looked out the window today, I thought “Man, it is such a nice day and there’s only one way to make it perfect… Xbox Newsbeat!” So I jumped up and got ready to give you guys the latest and greatest news from Microsoft HQ. This week is small but sexy with four Xbox One specific headlines...
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Minecraft: Xbox One Edition to be released on Friday

Minecraft: Xbox One Edition to be released on Friday Fans have been waiting for it and the day has finally come. Minecraft finally has a release date for the Xbox One. Today Microsoft announced that Minecraft: Xbox One Edition will be released on Friday September 5th as a digital download. Those who already own the Xbox 360 version of the game will be able to...
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Xbox Newsbeat: August 23 – August 29

Xbox Newsbeat: August 23 – August 29 Ok folks, time to say “Xbox On,” press the big button in the center of your controller and get ready because it is time for Xbox Newsbeat! Newsbeat is your one stop shop for all of the delicious, newsworthy goodness from Microsoft HQ. This week is a big one, with THREE Xbox One dedicated...
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Xbox Newsbeat: August 16 – August 22

Xbox Newsbeat: August 16 – August 22 I feel like there should be epic music playing with heavy drums and awesome fanfare. Why? it is time for Xbox Newsbeat, that’s why! Xbox Newsbeat is your one stop, all access, best possible place to get all of the hottest news from Microsoft HQ. This week is pretty jam-packed, with three articles all...
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Xbox Newsbeat: Aug 9 – Aug 15 2014

Xbox Newsbeat: Aug 9 – Aug 15 2014 Step right up folks for another installment in the one, the only Xbox Newsbeat! Newsbeat is your all-access pass to all the latest and greatest news coming straight from Microsoft HQ. Since we just went through a jam-packed Gamescom, we have a big instalment this week with no fewer than FIVE delicious...
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Halo 5 multiplayer beta to lauch on December 29th

Halo 5 multiplayer beta to lauch on December 29th Today at Gamescom Microsoft had a number of announcements to make but their main focus was the Halo franchise. As you can see, the biggest news is that Halo 5: Guardians’ multiplayer beta will be launching on December 29th and running through January 18th. That is just the tip of the iceberg however,...
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Sunset Overdrive White Xbox One Bundle Announced

Sunset Overdrive White Xbox One Bundle Announced Today Sunset Overdrive not only saw the release of a new gameplay trailer that involves Floyd, a former FizzCo scientist, giving the player a tour around town and some additional screenshots, all of which can be seen below, an Xbox One bundle was also announced for the game. Microsoft revealed during their...
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First Quantum Break gameplay demo shown off in new trailer

First Quantum Break gameplay demo shown off in new trailer Remember back in May when Remedy Entertainment revealed that they wouldn’t be showing off anything new for Quantum Break until Gamescom? Well they held true to their word as today at the event Microsoft revealed the first gameplay footage for Quantum Break which shows off protagonist Jack...
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Fable Legends Looks Upbeat; Features a Unique Five-Person Multiplayer

Fable Legends Looks Upbeat; Features a Unique Five-Person Multiplayer When you mention Fable in large groups, you usually have one person who smiles big while ten others frown in disgust. Take it or leave it, this franchise has been on its own little route since the second installment, and those who wanted a more serious game are in need to look elsewhere. With that out of...
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Xbox Newsbeat 28 July – 01 August 2014

Xbox Newsbeat 28 July – 01 August 2014 Time to get the blood pumping and hold out your cups so I can fulfill your thirst for knowledge, it is time for Xbox Newsbeat! Newsbeat is your one stop, all-access shop for all the best news being churned out over at Microsoft HQ (seriously, they are like the Willy Wonka of gaming goodness). This week we...
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Xbox Newsbeat: 21 July -25 July 2014

Xbox Newsbeat: 21 July -25 July 2014 Welcome, welcome everybody to this week’s Xbox Newsbeat. Yes, yes I know I am a little late out of the gate this week, but I am still here to deliver you all the latest, nay the greatest news coming from the Willy-Wonka-style offices that are Microsoft HQ. This week is a doozy and we have 5 Xbox One...
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Halo: The Master Chief Collection cinematic trailer focuses on Halo 2

Halo: The Master Chief Collection cinematic trailer focuses on Halo 2 Today during San Diego Comic-Con Microsoft took the chance to reveal not only a new cinematic trailer for the HD version of Halo 2, but also to show off the remastered Zanzibar multiplayer map. Zanzibar is just one of six maps that will be re-designed and enhanced for Halo 2: Anniversary’s multiplayer...
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Sunset Overdrive’s latest trailer focuses on character creation and customization

Sunset Overdrive’s latest trailer focuses on character creation and customization Today Microsoft and Insomniac Games have released a new video for Sunset Overdrive focusing on how players can create any type character they want and then customize it to look as cool, or as crazy, as they feel like. In the video we hear from many members of the development team as they discuss the various...
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Halo: Nightfall first look trailer released

Halo: Nightfall first look trailer released Today Microsoft has revealed their first trailer for the upcoming Ridley Scott produced series Halo: Nightfall. For those who haven’t been following the series, Halo: Nightfall is set to bridge the gap in story between Halo 4 and Halo 5: Guardians as well as tell the story of how Jameson Locke becomes...
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