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Microsoft soothes masses as Halo 4 servers buckle under stress

Halo 4 debuted this morning, and as one might expect this has led to an overwhelming surge of players annihilating the game's online servers. As one might also expect, gamers are furious.
Gaming

Halo 4’s Competitive Skill Rank system arrives ‘early next year’

When Halo 4 officially launches tomorrow, it will not include the Competitive Skill Rank system. Don't know what that is? 343 Industries offers a substantial explanation.
Gaming

Halo 4 review: The definition of playing it safe

The Halo brand returns under new management. But fear not, loyal enthusiast, the new caretakers, 343 Industries, know a thing or two about what makes Halo tick. The result is Halo 4, a game that is very much a Halo game, but stops short…
Gaming

Microsoft unveils Halo 4 DLC and War Games Map Pass

Halo 4 will of course see numerous downloadable additions after its release, and we've now got word of the first three.
Gaming

New Microsoft rules forbid profiting from video game footage

Microsoft is tired of people earning money on YouTube clips of its games, so the company has decided to change the rules a bit.
Gaming

Bungie enlists Red Dead Redemption designer for its first post-Halo game

Now that it's no longer churning out Halo sequels, Bungie has picked up designer Danny Bulla to assist with its mysterious next game.
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Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn live-action film series debuts today

Can't wait for Halo 4? Maybe a live-action series set in the same universe will help. Luckily, such a thing just appeared.
Gaming

The curse of the lengthy game: How developers are changing their style to get you to finish games

Studies show that most people don't actually complete the games that they buy. So how can developers change the way they make games to keep people playing?
Gaming

Xbox Lite makes its debut at E3 says MS informant

Microsoft might just have a new Xbox in the cards for E3, but it won't be the Xbox 360's successor.
Cool Tech

Microsoft’s ‘Projector Eyewear’ brings Xbox closer to virtual reality

A newly uncovered Microsoft patent describes the new Xbox accessory that puts the game directly in front of your eyes.
Gaming

Halo: The Fallen fan film offers an impressive look at early battle with the Covenant

Fan-made film set in the Halo universe features great CGI to tell the story of "The Fallen."
Gaming

Halo: Out With A Whimper gives franchise a 2-D makeover

Upcoming indie game hopes to offer its own spin on Halo universe in side-scrolling shooter form.