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Halo 5: Guardians announced for 2015

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Microsoft and 343 Industries have announced Halo 5: Guardians as the next title in the Halo Reclaimer Saga, with a Fall 2015 release, exclusively on the Xbox One.  Finally! some news on the next-gen Halo, and although the title and release period are the main announcements, it’s exciting to see 343’s direction for Halo. 343 General Manager Bonnie Ross writes: It’s a game that will hopefully demonstrate the talent, learnings […]

Games With Gold June 2014 – Xbox 360 & Xbox One

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Its been a year since Games with Gold launched on the Xbox 360, with millions of users spending countless hours playing free Xbox 360 titles like Halo 3, Assassins Creed and Gears of War. To celebrate the one year anniversary in June, Microsoft are giving an additional free Xbox 360 game, but are also bringing Games with Gold and Deals with Gold to the Xbox One. The Games with Gold titles […]

Games With Gold May 2014 – Dust: An Elysian Tale & Saints Row: Third

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With the start of May, comes two free titles for Xbox Live Gold members. Dust: An Elysian Tale, a visually stunning action platformer, and Saints Row: The Third, the insanely fun open world game. From May 1st to May 15th, Dust: An Elysian Tale will be free to all Xbox Live Gold members. Then from May 16th through to May 30th, Gold members can get Saint Row: The Third for free. The “Games With Gold” […]

Free Xbox Live Gold for 360 users this Australia Day weekend

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What better way to celebrate Australia day, with an Xbox controller in hand and gaming away all weekend, Xbox are once again giving 360 users FREE Xbox LIVE Gold in celebration of Australia’s national day, so don’t miss your chance to check out all the benefits of Xbox LIVE Gold. You can also check out Foxtel Play on the Xbox360, with a FREE trial for 14 days. Click Here for more […]

Free Xbox Live Gold this weekend

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Aimed at Silver members, Microsoft is offering free Xbox Live Gold this weekend, from October 4 to 6. Player will be able to access apps and features exclusive to Gold members, and most importantly, be able to play multiplayer/online. Also with GTA Online now available (but not fully functional), players will be able to bust a cap in random strangers, or you can play the Battlefield 4 open beta which […]

Grand Theft Auto Online – 16 player insanity

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By the end of the five minute GTAV gameplay trailer, people were dying to see what Rockstar had in store for the game’s Multiplayer mode. Today, Rockstar have released a new video showcasing Grand Theft Auto Online the new multiplayer mode for GTAV, where you can basically do anything. From free-roaming, doing missions and activities, to battling it out in deathmatch or racing gametypes, and the ability to customize your […]

Halo 4? More like Halo 4th

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“Wat happened 2 Halo guise?” Adding on to the sad news about Halo 2 PC’s servers being shut down, Halo 4 has dropped down to 4th place on the Xbox Live activity charts. With 343 putting Spartan Ops on hold, and with the disappointment of their first map pack, players are gradually losing interest of what is supposedly the “Best Xbox 360 Game of 2012”.

Halo 4 Crimson Map Pack

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A little under a month since launch and already we have some details about the first of three Halo 4 multiplayer map packs releasing in the upcoming months of December, February, and April. Crimson map pack includes 3 War Games maps: Wreckage, Harvest and Shatter HaloWaypoint uploaded a video showcasing the new maps, along with some hectic gameplay. Each of the maps have their own mysterious backstory, and differ from one another, showing […]

Quickflix now available on Xbox LIVE

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Quickflix, the Australian version of Netflix where you can stream and rent (by mail) movies and TV shows, is now on the Xbox LIVE service. Now available in the Marketplace, it was long overdue because it was meant to come out in September, according to its announcement a few months back. Quickflix now joins ABC iView, SBS on Demand and Foxtel as being the only Australian-based streaming services on the […]

Halo 4 Limited Edition Details

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Available for pre-order today comes the Halo 4 Limited Edition, packed with additional content to maximise your multiplayer experience, the Limited Edition will surely drop the jaws of many Halo fans.   Denouncing a Legendary Edition for the game, 343 explained that their main focus was on one special edition, rather than multiple editions. The reason for that is to give gamers an easier choice when buying the game. Do […]

2011 – A Year of Many Things: A recap of the big events of the year

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The year 2011 was one year that we will all never forget. Even though they were all in the beginning of the year, the floods in Queensland and Brazil, the earthquakes in Christchurch and the tsunami in the north of Japan are still present in all of our minds. We also saw the death of a tech luminary, Steve Jobs; and the powerful News Corporation losing its influence over politicians […]

Zune Music and Zune Pass finally come to Australia

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Well isn’t that nice. Right on schedule Microsoft has launched Zune Music for Australia. While this may sound like just another music store, a major key to the Zune puzzle is Zune Music Pass, which allows unlimited music downloads for $10 a month. There is a 1 month subscription for $11.99, 12 month subscription for $119.99 and a 14 day free trial available which all give unlimited access to the […]

Free Red Dead Redemption DLC pack – Myths and Mavericks

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Get ready to unholster those revolvers and saddle up this September with the release of the Myths and Mavericks DLC Bonus pack.The DLC seeks to add more characters and more multiplayer environments for such game types like Deathmatch, Grab the bag and Gang matches and “other popular online modes” and the best part of all is that its free. One confirmed character is Landon Ricketts as seen above, the old […]

Minecraft coming to Xbox Live this Summer

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Source: Fileplanet Microsoft’s E3 conference brought big news for indie developer Mojang, the creators of Minecraft. The game will be coming to Xbox 360 this Summer (probably December – February). And all that Microsoft announced was Kinect support and possible exclusivity. We’re light on facts because Microsoft didn’t drop any!

Review: Halo: Reach Defiant Map Pack DLC

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With 343 Industrial being the new owners of the highly acclaim Halo series, does 343 Industrial, with the help of Certain Affinity live up the exceptions set by Bungie? Does this map pack sets a good path for 343 Industrial and their future? Our gaming editors, Adrian Cajili and Gabriel Huynh, gives you what’s new, and their verdict are just after the jump.