Halo 5: Guardians saw the Biggest Launch in Halo History

It looks like Microsoft is very pleased with the launch of Halo 5: Guardians as the company announced that this title is the biggest launch in Halo history and is also the fastest selling Xbox One exclusive title to date. So far Halo 5: Guardians has pulled in more than $400 million in global sales of games and hardware which pushes the franchise to over $5 billion overall. With more than 21 milli...

Xbox Newsbeat: October 30, 2015

With this week’s Halo 5: Guardians launch, this week’s Xbox Newsweek is understandably headlined by Microsoft’s monster release. Critically Acclaimed Halo 5: Guardians Launches Worldwide With Global Celebration Halo 5: Guardian’s launch was a worldwide celebration that spanned the globe, from events in major cities around the world to six hour marathon YouTube Gaming live s...

Halo 5: Guardians Review

Halo 5: Guardians Developer: 343 Industries Publisher: Microsoft Platform: Xbox One Release Date: October 27, 2015 Price: $59.99 US – Available Here $99.95 AUS – Available Here Overview Since 2001 Halo has been one of, if not, the biggest video game franchise that Microsoft can bring to the table and in each of these titles we have seen Microsoft push their Xbox console to the limit an...

Xbox Newsbeat: October 23, 2015

This week’s Xbox Newsbeat brings news of the upcoming Xbox Elite Wireless Controller, Halo 5: Guardians, Rise of the Tomb Raider, and more. Listen to the Entire Halo 5: Guardians Soundtrack Right Now 343 Industries is streaming the new Halo 5: Guardians soundtrack for free for an entire week on Soundcloud. Composed by Kazuma Jinnouchi, the soundtrack will be available for purchase starting O...

Xbox Newsbeat: October 16, 2015

Holy Halo, Batman! This week’s Xbox Newsbeat is almost all about the upcoming launch of Halo 5: Guardians, so let’s get to it! Xbox and YouTube Team Up for a One-of-a-Kind Halo 5: Guardians Launch Celebration  Gamers can hop onto Youtube on for a six hour Halo marathon on October 27th from at 9:00 AM AEDT to 3:00 PM AEDT. The broadcast will include coverage of the following events: The...

Halo 5: Guardians ‘Gameplay Launch Trailer’ Released

With Halo 5: Guardians going gold less than a week ago it only makes sense that Microsoft and 343 Industries begin to hype the game as much as possible with the highly anticipated first person shooter set to be released exclusively for the Xbox One in two weeks. As such they have released a new three minute long “gameplay launch” trailer, found below, for Halo 5: Guardians that feature...

Xbox Newsbeat: October 9, 2015

There’s a ton of Xbox news this week after Microsoft’s big press conference this week. If you missed all the fun this past Tuesday, then get caught up with this week’s Xbox Newsbeat.   Top Gear’s ‘The Stig’ Joins DJR Team Penske and the Xbox Car this Weekend at the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 2015 #17 Xbox Racing Ford Falcon FG X will be at Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 th...

Halo 5: Guardians Warzone Preview

Microsoft Studios and 343 Industries have returned with the biggest Halo game of the franchise to date, Halo 5: Guardians. The highly anticipated title is due to be released this month on October 27th, and marks the continuation of the Reclaimer Saga and Halo 4. With the EB Games Expo 2015 this weekend, eager FPS fans got the chance to indulge in the ultimate multiplayer experience. Halo 5: Guardi...

Xbox Newsbeat: September 25, 2015

Hey hey everybody! I know what you’re all thinking “Newsbeat, on a Friday!? This is madness!” Well we thought we would get in early so y’all can get your dose of all the hot Microsoft news before the weekend begins! This week we have three little pieces for your enjoyment, so sit back, relax and enjoy! Come Join Xbox at EB Expo 2015 Next weekend sees Sydney play host to the...

Xbox Newsbeat: September 21, 2015

Good evening everyone! I hope you all had an enjoyable weekend and that your Monday-itis didn’t hit you too badly! Well even if it did we have the cure right here for you at Xbox Newsbeat! After last week’s Forza-specific installment, we are back to our regularly scheduled programming here at the Newsbeat, so strap yourselves in for all the latest and greatest news from Microsoft HQ! G...

Halo 5: Guardians Gameplay and Behind the Scenes Trailers Released

With Halo 5: Guardians set to be released in about a month and a half Microsoft has released two new trailers for the game, one of which is called a “Cinema First Look” that not only gives us a glimpse at various elements of the game but also a behind the scenes look at 343 Industries as the team talks about certain parts of the game. The second video, called “Swords of Sanghelio...

Xbox Newsbeat: September 7, 2015

Welcome everyone to the September 7th edition of Xbox Newsbeat. As always, Newsbeat is your one stop source for all of the hottest news and gossip from Microsoft HQ. This week we have three awesome Xbox One news pieces for you to enjoy. So sit back, relax and enjoy! Watch the Thrilling Opening Cinematic to Halo 5: Guardians Right Now I don’t think I have to say too much here do I? The title ...

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