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$10 Xbox credit for those that pre-order 'Halo: The Master Chief Collection'

Halo 5 ' and ' Halo: The Master Chief Collection ' for the Xbox One. Luckily, if you have yet to pre-order 'Halo: The Master Chief Collection', Microsoft will be running a special promotion that will include a bonus $10 Xbox gift card digital code while supplies last.

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Related Topix: Halo, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, The, Deep Silver, Microsoft Xbox, Halo 4

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Cinema Blend News

Wii U's Consumer Interest Skyrockets By 50% Thanks To E3

A new survey report commissioned by IHS and GamesIndustry.biz measured purchasing intent and interest for the current generation consoles, the Xbox One, the PlayStation 4 and the Wii U. What the report uncovered was rather fascinating.

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Related Topix: Nintendo, Wii U, Video Games, Halo, Microsoft Game Studios, The, Deep Silver, SCEI, PlayStation 4, SCEE, X360, Microsoft Xbox

CNET News.com

Halo music composer settles with game-maker Bungie for $95,000

The composer says he was fired "without cause." He's been given unpaid work and vacation time, as well as damages.

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Related Topix: Halo, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, The, Deep Silver, Game., Microsoft Xbox

GamesIndustry.biz

Report: Wii U purchasing intent surges by 50% following E3

A new survey commissioned by IHS in partnership with GamesIndustry.biz parent company Gamer Network has shown that E3 gave a huge boost to the number of people interested in buying a Wii U, with purchasing intent growing by 50 per cent over the course of the event.

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Related Topix: Nintendo, Wii U, Video Games, Halo, Battlefield!, Microsoft Game Studios, X360, Microsoft Xbox, Activision, Destiny, Bungie Software

IGN

First Picture of Agent Locke in Ridley Scott's Halo: Nightfall

The first character still from the upcoming Ridley Scott-produced Halo: Nightfall has been released, showing off new Spartan Agent Locke.

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Related Topix: Halo, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Live Science

Truck-Mounted Cannon Can Shoot Drones Out of the Sky

A new weapon designed to defend against combat drones looks like it's straight out of the video game "Halo."

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Related Topix: Halo, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Examiner.com

'The Phantom Pain' screenshot used in a RT news report on child soldiers

During a special news report on child soldiers in Africa that aired on July 14, RT featured a screenshot of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain as a stock photo.

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Related Topix: The Phantom Pain, _No Company, Moby Dick Studio, Video Games, Konami, Kojima Productions, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Snake, RicolaVG, Halo, Microsoft Game Studios, Boss, Nocturnal Studio

Examiner.com

'GTA 5,' 'Halo: The Master Chief Collection' and more discussed for Xbox One

Microsoft Studios provided a new statement in regards to the state of the Xbox One as well as several upcoming video games for the next-generation system such as " GTA 5 " and "Halo: The Master Chief Collection."

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Related Topix: Halo, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, The, Deep Silver, Activision, Call of Duty , Ubisoft, Assassin's Creed , Kinect, X360

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Showtime's David Nevins on 'Happyish,' 'Halo' and Emmy Controversy

Before fielding questions from reporters gathered for the Television Critics Association's semi-annual press tour, he touted the premium network's programming mix of high-quality original series, relevant documentaries and sports fare as well as the commercial impact Showtime is having of late.

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Related Topix: Halo, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, Death, The, Deep Silver, Microsoft Xbox

Newsday

Shire directors agree sale to AbbVie

AbbVie began bidding for the Hampshire-based Shire in May, but received a series of rejections from Shire's directors to its offers.

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Related Topix: The, Video Games, Deep Silver, Sega, London, Halo, Microsoft Game Studios, Microsoft Xbox

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Kotaku

Ashen Is A Very Pretty Video Game

Ashen is an indie survivial RPG that we first showed off a few weeks ago. It's got some interesting ideas on stuff like passive multiplayer, but what really struck me was how striking the game's visuals were.

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Related Topix: Halo, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, Halo 4, ArenaNet, NCSOFT, Guild Wars 2, 2012, Gliese Games

GamesIndustry.biz

Microsoft confirms Xbox Entertainment Studios closure

Microsoft's Phil Spencer has confirmed that its Santa Monica operation, Xbox Entertainment Studios, will be closing as part of the recently announced restructuring plan.

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Related Topix: Halo, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, X360, Microsoft Xbox

Cape Cod Times

Destiny Beta Launches Today

The massive wve of anticipation that has been building for months is set to explode at High Noon EST as the Beta Program for what may very well be the most anticipated game of the 2014 / 2015 Gaming Season officially kicks off.

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Related Topix: The, Video Games, Deep Silver, Activision, Destiny, Bungie Software, Halo, Microsoft Game Studios, Call of Duty , PS3

Wed Jul 16, 2014

CNET News.com

Xbox One US sales double on back of $399 model, Microsoft says

Xbox One sales in the US shot up in June in the wake of the introduction of a cheaper model, Microsoft says.

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Related Topix: Madden, EA Tiburon, Video Games, EA Sports, The, Halo, Kinect, Microsoft Game Studios, Deep Silver, X360, Microsoft Xbox

AusGamers

Destiny's Mobile Companion App Now Available for iOS and Android

As promised, Bungie has released the official mobile companion app for Destiny, allowing players to familiarise themselves with the interface ahead of the imminent beta test for the Halo creator's much anticipated new multi-platform first person shooter.

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Gaming Age

Pinball FX2 flipping onto Xbox One July 31st; Xbox 360 tables can't be imported

It's hard to believe we've gone all this time without Pinball FX2 for the Xbox One, but according to Zen Studios, it's finally done and ready to be released.

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Related Topix: Zen Studios, Kinect, Pinball FX, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, The, Activision, Call of Duty , Deep Silver, Plants vs. Zombies, Halo

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Joystiq

Giveaway: 380 chances to enter the Destiny beta

Fly me to the Traveller/And let me play among the stars/Let me see what spring is like/On a Jupiter and Mars/In other words, hold my hand/In other words, baby, play the Destiny beta with me Pick up your rifle and call your Dinklage, kids and cadets! It's Destiny beta time.

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Related Topix: Activision, Destiny, Bungie Software, Video Games, Mars, _No Company, Spiders, The, Deep Silver, Halo, Microsoft Game Studios, SCEI, PlayStation 4, SCEE, Microsoft Xbox

BroadwayWorld.com

Photo Flash: First Look - New Images from Live-Action Max Steel Movie

Open Road Films has debuted all-new images from the upcoming live-action MAX STEEL film as well as new concept art of the lead character's full costume.

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Ubergizmo

Alleged Destiny Xbox One Beta Gameplay Footage Leaked

Destiny is Bungie's upcoming shooter game and given that Activision revealed that they had invested $500 million into the game, safe to say that many are expecting great things from a game with such a huge budget, not to mention from a studio that was known for developing the Halo franchise before passing the torch over to 343 Industries.

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Related Topix: Halo, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, Microsoft Xbox, Activision, Destiny, Bungie Software, Gadgets

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Joystiq

San Diego Comic Con gets the first look at Halo: Nightfall

Halo: Nightfall , the live-action digital series from Halo franchise custodian 343 Industries and producer Ridley Scott, will shed some of its metaphorical armor at San Diego Comic Con next week, allowing us a glimpse at the soft, squishy, human bits hiding underneath.

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