I don't know that I fully grasp the appeal of premium skins in Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition, but I was never one to buy crap for my Avatar, either, so I'm clearly not the intended audience. If I were, however, these characters... more
Less than a week after the reveal of Spinal, we get a nice little leak showing Fulgore as the final character for Killer Instinct's season-one roster. Yes, there is a God. The leak comes by way of Penny Arcade, who seemingly ... more
Art books have been around for a long time, and they take on many different styles and formats. Titan Books, in conjunction with Microsoft Studios and 343 Industries, has put together a fantastic addition to any Halo fans&rsq... more
On Tuesday, owners of the VIP Season Pass for Gears of War: Judgment will get more mileage out of their purchase with the arrival of a second map pack named Call to Arms. Everyone else can get this multiplayer content on Apri... more
I can't say I've ever bothered to play Max and the Magic Marker, but with a completely different art style, this Xbox Live Arcade-exclusive spiritual successor looks hard to resist. If you're into games like Trine, you shoul... more
The next set of maps for Halo 4 is less than a month away. The Castle Map Pack will be dropping on April 8, which should be plenty of time to continue playing the recent Majestic Map Pack. This third add-on emphasizes vehicl... more
Season passes can be a gamble, even with higher-profile games. That's why I've yet to pay up front for content that might not turn out to be great despite the savings associated with doing so. Halo 4 will get in on that actio... more
I have a bit of a sordid history with the Fable franchise. Despite the now-infamous promises it never delivered on, I absolutely adored the first Fable, as what was delivered was a finely crafted game, and one of my favorite ... more
As PAX wound down to its final hour, I happened to walk by the Microsoft booth once more on my way out and noticed the Xbox Live Arcade game State of Decay finally had some space for me to get a quick runthrough as the conven... more
Our earlier coverage of Halo 4 focused on the game's single-player campaign, which looks to be a step in the right direction and especially worth getting pumped up for if you are a long-time fan of the franchise.
Today, howe... more
Halo 4 kicked off the Microsoft press conference and it's loo--oh, why ... yes, this is the part of the day when we start to play catch up and write about things we didn't get around to earlier. Ahem. The footage runs throug... more
I wouldn't have necessarily expected a game like Microsoft Flight to show up on Steam, but such an arrival does put the free-to-play flight sim in front of a bunch of new gamers, so you can't really argue with those results. ... more
Perhaps the biggest surprise at Microsoft’s recent Xbox 360 spring showcase was the announcement of Fable: Heroes for Xbox Live Arcade.
Built by some of Lionhead’s biggest Fable fans, Heroes pays homage to many o... more
Here we have a teaser trailer for Deadlight, a puzzle platformer set across a zombie-infested West Coast in 1986. Microsoft Studios is publishing this project by Madrid-based Tequila Works, a studio with its fair share of in... more
Surely by now, plenty of you have maxed out your level in Gears of War 3 -- it's what we do. The third add-on for the game, "Fenix Rising" (800 Microsoft Points), is here to extend your addiction. You'll have the option to re... more
Though "simulator" is nowhere to be found in the name, Microsoft Flight -- due out this spring as a free-to-play PC game -- is still very much what it sounds like.
Accommodating new players seems to be a focal point, especial... more
Sine Mora's newly found exclusivity to Xbox Live Arcade disappointed some, but as others pointed out, at least the game has a publisher now. That is very much a good thing.
Speaking of good things, that spider robot letting out bullets in a web pattern? Yup, I can dig it. New screenshots from Digital Reality and Grasshopper Manufacture have been sent our way, so give 'em a look. more