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Halo Edition ASTRO A50 Headsets Now Available In Australia

ASTRO Gaming has announced that its special A50 Wireless Halo Edition headset is now available in Australian stores. Being Halo branded, this particular special edition headset is only available on Xbox One. “The ASTRO Gaming A50 Wireless Halo Edition doesn’t just sound great, it looks incredible. Featuring a graphical treatment inspired by the Master Chief himself, […]
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Report – Xbox One Beats PS4 in Black Friday Sales

Although Microsoft’s Xbox One had a rougher time during its first year when compared to Sony’s PlayStation 4, it seems like tables have turned, at least for a day. According to research firm InfoScout, the XB1 has sold more units than the PS4 during last week’s Black Friday period. Out of all console sales, MS’ […]
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‘Halo: The Master Chief Collection’ Review

Platforms Xbox One Publisher Microsoft Developer 343 Industries Genre First-Person Shooter Many of us remember the special moments in our lives when we get small peaks into the mature realms of adulthood in one manner or another. One of my greatest memories was when I was in the 5th grade. I sat down with my dad and watched my first-ever […]
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‘Minecraft’ on Xbox Gets Exclusive Star Wars Pack

The Xbox One and Xbox 360 versions of the highly-popular Minecraft have recently gotten a new downloadable skin-pack, this time featuring a Star Wars theme. Said DLC includes 55 skins from the Star Wars films Episode IV all the way through Episode VI. Priced at $2.99, this latest add-on lets players take on the roles […]
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Xbox One Early Adopters Allegedly Getting ‘Limbo’ for Free

Even though it’s not officially out on the Xbox One, it seems like Microsoft has quietly been handing out the cult-favourite platforming Limbo to early adopters of its latest home-console. An unknown number of XB1 owners have reportedly been sent a message via Xbox Live, which contains a code for downloading the full game. For […]
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‘Sunset Overdrive’ Review

Platform Xbox One Developer Insomniac Games   Publisher Microsoft Genre Third-Person Action Admittedly, it was a bit weird seeing an Insomniac Games title exclusively on a Microsoft platform at first. It’s far from a bad thing. In fact, there’s nothing bad about it, but Insomniac’s franchises have been on Sony platforms for years, so I couldn’t help but wonder how […]
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343 Industries Promises To Fix ‘Halo: The Master Chief Collection’ Matchmaking

You may be aware that an Xbox One game called Halo: The Master Chief Collection was released this past week, November 11 to be exact. You may also be aware that it includes Halo Combat Evolved, Halo 2, Halo 3 and Halo 4 campaigns and multiplayer. If you purchased the title you would also be […]
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November’s Games With Gold Titles Announced

As October draws to a close, gamers are presented with a new selection of free titles to download on the Xbox 360 and Xbox One so long as they are Xbox Live Gold members. On the Xbox One, another debut ID@Xbox game is offered throughout the entirety of next month, that title being Volgarr the […]
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‘Sunset Overdrive’ Goes Gold, Pre-Download Available

Insomniac Games’ first Xbox One exclusive title, Sunset Overdrive, has gone gold – i.e. development has finished. The announcement was made through a post on Xbox Wire, including the news that Xbox One owners can pre-order and pre-download the game right now ahead of the October 28 release. There will be two different versions available […]
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343 Thinking About ‘Halo: Reach’ and ‘Halo 3: ODST’ On Xbox One

If you’ve lost hope of Xbox 360’s Halo: Reach and Halo 3: ODST not getting the HD treatment on the Xbox One, fear not. According to VideoGamer, the two Halo titles that do not star Master Chief could make their way to the console because it’s “the biggest question we get from people,” 343 Industries Producer, Dan Ayoub, said. “What I […]
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Microsoft Buys Mojang, Notch Says Goodbye

Microsoft has officially announced a 2.5 billion dollar purchase of Mojang, the Swedish company responsible for Minecraft, with the expectation of breaking even by June 2015. Head of Xbox Phil Spencer stated on Xbox Wire, “Minecraft adds diversity to our game portfolio and helps us reach new gamers across multiple platforms. Gaming is the top […]
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‘Sunset Overdrive’s Season Pass Revealed

Microsoft and Insomniac Games have recently announced Sunset Overdrive‘s season pass, which promises “more explosive action and mutant-infested mayhem.” The season pass includes the game’s first three complete add-ons, in addition to six new outfits, two Amps, and two Traps, all of which are exclusive to season pass owners. Check out the official run-down below. […]
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‘Destiny’ Let’s Play [PS4] – The First 15 Minutes

Destiny has finally launched worldwide, the highly anticipated shooter from the creative minds at Bungie. With an online game of this magnitude our review will take some time before it is released, until then Analog Addiction will be showcasing our entire Destiny journey on our YouTube channel. Below is the first of our extensive Let’s […]
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‘State of Decay’ on the XB1 to Receive New Guns, Vehicles & More

A few days ago, Microsoft had announced an Xbox One version for last year’s impressive zombie-themed open-world survival – State of Decay. Among other features (like the game running in 1080p or the fact that it’ll contain all previously-released DLC packs), MS had also specified that State of Decay: Year-One Survival Edition will include “entirely […]
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‘State of Decay: Year-One Survival Edition’ Coming to the XB1

Microsoft has announced that last year’s zombie-themed open-world survival sleeper-hit, State of Decay, will be gracing the Xbox One in the Spring of 2015. Dubbed State of Decay: Year-One Survival Edition, this latest current-generation re-release will be running in 1080p, and will include all the previously-released DLC packs – ‘Breakdown’ and ‘Lifeline’ – in addition […]
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