Xbox Newsbeat: August 7, 2015

It’s gamescom 2015 folks! In case you missed the Microsoft press conference, check out the recap with Xbox Newsbeat! Xbox Unveils More of Its Greatest Games Line-up in History The gamescom 2015 briefing served up the first gameplay videos for Crackdown 3, Scalebound, and Killer Instinct Season 3. Additionally, we saw more from Quantum Break, Rise of the Tomb Raider, Forza Motorsport 6, FIFA ...

Xbox Newsbeat: July 17, 2015

San Diego Comic-Con is over and Gamescom is right around the corner. Microsoft has some updates about Halo 5 and Forza in this week’s Xbox Newsbeat. 343 Industries Reveals New Halo 5: Guardians Story Details at San Diego Comic-Con 343 Industries was at San Diego Comic-Con this year with plenty of Halo 5: Guardian info. The team shared details of the game’s plot along a bunch of new vid...

Xbox Newsbeat: June 26, 2015

It’s been a quiet week since the E3 frenzy, and Microsoft is no exception. This week’s Xbox Newsbeat brings us news about Forza, Halo 5: Guardians, and July’s Games with Gold titles. Celebrate 10 Years of Racing with the Xbox One Forza Motorsport 6 Limited Edition Console Microsoft is celebrating ten years of Forza with a limited edition Forza Motorsport 6 Xbox One console. The c...

Xbox Newsbeat: June 19, 2015

This week’s Xbox Newsbeat is E3 themed. We have a ton of news to cover, so let’s get right into it. Microsoft Unleashes Xbox One Backward Compatibility Probably one of the biggest news for Xbox One owners from E3 is the confirmation of Xbox One backward compatibility. Gamers will be able to download their Xbox 360 games to play on their Xbox One. It doesn’t matter if you own the ...

Microsoft’s 2015 E3 Presentation: The Complete Recap

Welcome to Capsule Computers live (or semi-live) recap of events with the 2015 E3 showing for Microsoft. Below are the announcements as they occur, laced in some opinion as needed of course, so let’s get to it! We start off with Bonnie Ross from 343 Industries opening the show. She seems friendly enough, and we are starting with Halo 5. We are getting a bit of gameplay footage with a bit of ...

Xbox Newsbeat: May 1 2015

This week has a bonus Xbox Newsbeat! I’m a huge fan of almost anything with the word “bonus” in it, so I’ve booted Andrew off his keyboard for this edition. Microsoft wanted to slip a few major announcements at the tail end of the week involving Halo 5, State of Decay: Year-One Survival Edition, and some Games with Gold deals.   Halo 5: Guardians Cover Art Revealed in ...

Halo 5: Guardians Cover Art Contains New Spartans

Today Microsoft and 343 Industries have revealed the official cover art for Halo 5: Guardians and with this reveal also comes the appearance of a new group of Spartans. Microsoft describes this group as Spartan fireteams that will play a “crucial role” in the showdown between Master Chief and Spartan Locke. As for who these Spartans are, it seems like more will be revealed about them a...

Xbox Newsbeat: April 27, 2015

Ahh it’s good to be back! Welcome to this week’s installment of Xbox Newbeat folks. Firstly, I’d like to give a huge shoutout to Jamie for holding down the fort while I was away, he did a bang up job and made sure this engine kept turning. So now that I’m back, lets hit the ground running and get straight into some killer Microsoft news! Spartan Locke Showcases Deadly Skill...

Xbox Newsbeat: March 30th, 2015

It is a gloomy afternoon here in Sydney, and as I sit on my computer I think to myself that it is the perfect weather for some Newsbeat! Xbox Newsbeat is your one stop shop for all of the goings on in the world of Microsoft. So sit back, relax and enjoy this week’s delicious helpings of news straight from the Microsoft HQ itself.  Forza Horizon 2 Presents Fast & Furious Expansion Availab...

Halo 5: Guardians Teaser Website Reveals Clues About Master Chief

Recently Microsoft and 343 Industries released launched a new teaser campaign for Halo 5: Guardians. The full reveal will occur on March 30th with a live-action trailer but for now we do have some hints thanks to an interactive “Bullet” teaser. Now I won’t spoil exactly what this teaser will reveal but it does give us a hint as to the storyline of Halo 5: Guardians as well as wha...

Xbox Newsbeat: February 6th, 2015

It is a gloomy afternoon here in Sydney, so really I mean there is no better time than to sit in front of your computer and read some kick-ass news headlines, am I right? Yeahhhh I’m right! Anyway! Welcome to Xbox Newsbeat, your one stop, Friday-afternoon shop for all the news and tid bits coming out of Microsoft HQ. So make sure you boil the kettle and pour yourself a cuppa because its time...

Xbox Newsbeat: January 19th, 2015

Come one, come all to the world’s most exciting and entertaining (we hope) news program; Xbox Newsbeat. What makes us so exciting and entertaining? Well, the fact that we deal with all the latest and greatest news out of Microsoft HQ for starters! With the new year comes new news and this week we have three killer Xbox One headlines for your viewing pleasure (I’m guessing that 2015 wil...

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