Currently only available on devices running Windows 8, the dual-stick shooter set in the Halo universe Halo: Spartan Assault will be coming to Xbox consoles, reuniting with the brand most closely associated with the shooter f... more
[Update: It's true. Microsoft has reversed its policies. There's only a one-time system setup that requires an Internet connection -- no daily check-ins. Discs work like they have in the past -- they'll need to be in your con... more
Today we got a better look at the new Xbox 360 redesign that Microsoft announced here at E3. It really does look like a cross between the current Xbox 360 and its big brother, the Xbox One. It's pretty sharp looking, with a c... more
During its E3 2013 press conference, Microsoft started off with a surprise announcement: a new Xbox 360 console with a "modern look and feel based on the Xbox One design" that's shipping today to retailers in the US, UK, Cana... more
We've just gone hands-on with the Xbox One controller here at Microsoft HQ. While they're not letting us play any games yet, it was still a good opportunity to check out the hand feel and get a closer look.
As you'll se... more
Microsoft has put out some images of its user interface for the Xbox One, and it's exactly what you would expect given where the Xbox 360's dashboards updates ultimately went and the company's design for Windows 8.
I don't lo... more
During Microsoft's Xbox One reveal event, Microsoft Studios head Phil Spencer announced Forza Motorsport 5. Developed by Turn 10 Studios, this latest installment in the long-running franchise will be available as a launch ti... more
While Microsoft is busy talking up its impressive-looking entertainment features for the Xbox One, let's look at something more relevant to gaming: the controller. Here it is!
I'm glad to see that the form is similar to the X... more
During its Xbox reveal event today in Redmond, Microsoft unveiled the first details on its new home console. It's called the -- wait for it -- Xbox One. Didn't see that one coming, now did you? No real launch window was confi... more
[Update: Telltale is mistakenly credited for the LEGO games in the source report, but it should be Traveller's Tales.]
French game studio Ubisoft released its fiscal year 2013 earnings earlier today, trumpeting its tidy profi... more
Xbox Live Gold members in the U.S. can now download the Twitch app for Xbox 360 to catch the top 300 live channels directly on the console. I don't know that anyone was expecting this to let you actually stream games, but to ... more
The amount of DLC for Forza Horizon is really beginning to mount up. I mean, Turn 10 Studios hasn't quite reached Forza 4's level yet, but it's certainly getting there; and thanks to the recently announced car pack, we'... more
Honestly, I'm still at a loss as to why Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition does not allow players to import character skins through some sort of PC wizardry. Creating custom skins for Minecraft is a basic luxury, but I digress. Moja... more
It never occurred to me just how much DLC Forza Motorsport 4 has. Hell, the entire series has a mountain of DLC. Not that it's a bad thing, I guess I just never thought about it. That Season Pass would have really come in ha... more
If you can't be here at E3, there's no need to worry. First, just picture the scene from Disney's Lion King where Mufasa gets trampled by the wildebeest. That's what it is like to enter the showroom floor when it opens. Next,... more
With over four million units sold across the world, you knew this was coming. All the same, I am EXCITE (yes, as in I am now the literal walking embodiment of the word "excite"). Dance Central 3 was just officially announced... more
It looks like a little information has leaked before the Microsoft press conference this morning. A new Splinter Cell game!
Called Splinter Cell: Blacklist, the screenshots show Sam Fisher (?) doing some manly things in some ... more
Game Informer -- seemingly in an attempt to scoop the Internet detectives that were likely going to spoil its exclusive -- has gone ahead and blown its wad to reveal the recently teased Gears of War game. It's going to be cal... more
343 Industries has announced all the pre-order bonuses for Halo 4. The thing is, you're going to have to wait for the retailers themselves to announce which ones they have in the coming days. These are the known retailers to ... more
Those of you saddened by the death of the Halo film will want to read Variety's report on the next live-action project for the franchise, Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn. It's a five-installment video series that will play on Machi... more
McFarlane has yet another line of new Halo: Reach figures to roll out sometime next month. The February launch is part of the Series 6 set for the Reach line and it includes the usual assortment of individual figures and boxe... more
With the release of Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary, Halo Waypoint will be seeing a major overhaul in terms of its web interface and the Windows Phone version's usability and new features. The web version will see fixes to ... more
The Kinect answer to Wii Sports has a new title coming out. Kinect Sports: Season Two will be hitting shelves in October and the team behind the new game is demoing part of it at PAX this weekend (no awkward football bro... more
Rounding out the multiplayer maps in Gears of War 3 is Gridlock, because of course it is. I have not-so-fond memories of rushing forward and immediately dying in the Gears 1 version of the map. Good times.
In total, we're loo... more
If you woke up this morning, praying to Lord God Almighty that there would be some new Star Wars Kinect screenshots on the Internet this morning, then your God is just and he has a plan for us all. Here are some screenshots.&... more
So the original Halo is getting remade. I don't know how to feel about this. Too soon pops to mind. And the multiplayer looks like it's just Halo: Reach. I really need to get my hands on this ASAP as I have a ton of question... more
As a general rule, I don't play racing sims. The learning curve is usually a little too steep for me to become adjusted to driving a realistically recreated, high-performance automobile using a tiny analog stick and buttons t... more
Whew! What a day! Out of the, roughly, 17,000 game announcements at this morning’s Microsoft’s E3 2009 press conference, one of the most exciting was the official reveal of Valve’s Left 4 Dead 2.If you are a... more
Destructoid is everywhere, biatches!Spotted on Gamerscore blog, the Destructoid CES crew is taking over the one of the site's new picture galleries for the Microsoft Community Room at CES. Of course, Summa is in every pic... more