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  1. Red Stripe Deal: Get 60 % OFF on Halo: Spartan AssaultRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | WinBeta

    If you're ready to save some of your hard-earned cash on apps for Windows and Windows Phone , Microsoft has listed a number of games which will be available at attractive discounts for the next seven days. Last week, the company offered Assassin's Creed Pirates at a massive discount.


  2. Can You Survive the Harsh Desert Future of BEDLAM?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Escapist

    Using Stoic's The Banner Saga engine, Skyshine Games is developing BEDLAM , a roguelike RPG set in a grim, post-apocalyptic future. Independent studio Skyshine Games is using Stoic's The Banner Saga Engine to develop a turn-based RPG set far in the future.


  3. Streams: An early drive with Forza Horizon 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Joystiq

    Forza Motorsport always wore its deep love of cars right on its sleeve. Forza 's races were enamored with driving as a reflection of the vehicle's capabilities and how a driver worked in concert with it.


  4. Activision Isn't a Slave to DestinyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    But they should pause before hitting the reset button. On Sept. 9, the company released "Destiny," a long-awaited new game from the popular development studio known as Bungie.


  5. Game On: Why Ia ve still not bought a next-gen consoleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2014 |

    In the first of a brand new series of video game columns, Mark Butler explains why he's yet to take the plunge with a PS4 or Xbox One - and probably won't for a good long while. The new gaming generation has kicked off in record-breaking, mammoth-selling style.


  6. Review: Let's take it easy on 'Destiny'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Charlotte Observer

    Activision's manufactured blockbuster "Destiny" set sales, playing time and Twitch broadcast records in its first few weeks, but many gamers have lashed out against the game's perceived lack of storyline by crying havoc online and in reviews. My fellow reviewers have beaten and bruised the fantasy shooter, chopping off chunks of total scores for the above reasons and leaving it with a pedestrian PlayStation 4 Metacritic score of 76. This older generation of gamers, many in their early 30s, held "Destiny" up against its spiritual predecessor "Halo" and didn't like what they saw.


  7. How Ditching Kinect Affected Sunset OverdriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | IGN

    Sunset Overdrive developer Insomniac Games has revealed the upcoming open-world adventure title is the biggest game the studio has ever made. Speaking to IGN at today's EGX convention, Insomniac boss Ted Price also spoke about his hopes for sequels and what benefits the removal of Kinect from the box had.


  8. Xbox One sales in Japan sink even lowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | CNET

    Microsoft's latest game console racked up only 1,314 unit sales in the country last week, says a Japanese gaming news site. Following its launch in the US almost a year ago, the Xbox One has trailed Sony's PlayStation 4 in worldwide sales.


  9. No Matter How Much Misdirection You Use, Nowhere is Safe in Alien: IsolationRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Overclockers Club

    As we inch closer to Alien: Isolation 's release date, it seems Creative Assembly is ramping up its #HowWillYouSurvive video series. If you haven't been paying attention, we've already had four such videos: " No Escape ", " Don't Shoot ", " In The Vents ", and " Hear You Scream ".


  10. Exclusive: Q&A with the boss behind Boss Key Productions: Cliff BleszinskiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Business Journal

    Epic Games designer-turned video game celeb Cliff Bleszinski is a straight shooter. He handles reporters with the same candid wit he uses when dealing with Twitter followers.


  11. Podcast Unlocked Ep. 55: Mitchy BirthdayRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2012 | 3D Gamers

    If you're a proud owner of an Xbox 360, you've come to the right place. Podcast Unlocked is IGN's best 360-centric podcast.


  12. Top 15 games to pick up in Fall 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 |

    While a lot of titles have been pushed back after initially aiming for Fall, there is still a plethora of games across the board coming out before the end of the year. New generation consoles have a good bit of content that will help push system sales this fall, but the last generation and portable systems won't be without their fill either.


  13. Review of 'Forza Horizon 2' for Xbox OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 |

    Forza Horizon 2 gives you so much freedom that it's the things you can't do which you'll notice. Speeding 174 miles down the highway blasting the 1812 Overture, I hydroplaned my Lamborghini and crashed into the rail-guard.


  14. Review: Forza Horizon 2 doesn't need to reinvent the wheelRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Computer And Video Games

    The opening cinematic sets new standards in unnecessary petrol-headed pretentiousness, featuring hot young people frolicking in sunny fields spliced with footage of exotic motors carving up coastlines to pulse-quickening beats. Within the dizzying montage, that initial video-bomb declares Horizon 2's aim clearly.


  15. Forza Horizon 2 review round-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Computer And Video Games

    The open-world sequel was built on the Forza 5 engine by Playground Games for Xbox One, and separately on the Forza Horizon engine by Sumo Digital for Xbox 360. To give you a taste of what critics thought, we've rounded up a number of review scores below, along with short excerpts from the verdicts.


  16. Forza Horizon 2 review: road not takenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Polygon

    If the main Forza Motorsport games have become a church over time, a place to worship at the altar of cars and the culture around them, Forza Horizon 2 is the church group's field trip. It's developer Playground Games' second shot at making a big, social racing game out of the laser focus of the main series.


  17. Forza Horizon 2 reviewRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 |

    Amazing graphics, genuine sense of speed, 200+ beautifully rendered cars that move and feel just right, always online gameplay modes offer more than just other drivers, cunning use of the Drivatar system to make solo careers feel full of real people too A lot feels just like the original Forza Horizon, sometimes the Road Trip element distracts from the open world experience and discourages exploration In the great race of social driving games, Forza Horizon 2 has just pipped DriveClub and The Crew to the finishing line and can therefore be seen as a trailblazer for its genre. But has it got enough to keep the others at bay or will it soon be overtaken? Car analogies aside, it's an interesting time for racing games.


  18. Forza Horizon 2: massive multiplayer online, massive funRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Ars Technica

    Forza Horizon 2 is the latest installment of Microsoft's console racing franchise, and it brings the driving-meets-MMO concept to the Xbox One. As with its predecessor , Forza Horizon 2 is built from Forza Motorsport DNA, which UK-based Playground Games have combined with experience gleaned from titles like Project Gotham Racing , TOCA , and DiRT .


  19. Paul McCartney to release 'Hope' from 'Destiny' game after song leaked onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 |

    After completing the main campaign for Destiny watch the credits for this special track by the Beatle's Paul McCartney. Paul McCartney announced Friday that "Hope," his brand-new song featured in the newly released video game "Destiny," will be put out as a single at a date to be announced.


  20. Lionhead reveals InkQuest, the game that will never beRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Business News

    Lionhead Studios have uploaded a video and some details about the prototype of a game that won't be seeing a release. Developers of the Fable series, Lionhead Studios, have been working on another game - InkQuest .