With the Overwatch Puppy Rumble now in full swing, it seems like everyone’s getting in on the Lunar New Year and Year of the Dog shenanigans. Xbox are the latest to board the doggos-in-cosplay train and you’ve got to see what they’ve come up with. I mean, its dogs dressed up like video game characters. If that’s not enough for you to click the headline, I don’t know what is.
Continue reading Overwatch doesn’t have the monopoly on cosplay dogs today, Xbox is getting in on it too
Real-time strategy has all but disappeared from the gaming lexicon in the last twenty years. From its heyday in the 1990’s with Command & Conquer, StarCraft and Total Annihilation, the genre seemingly peaked with Blizzard’s Warcraft 3 in 2002. From there, it entered an evolutionary phase, emerging in the early 2010’s as the all-powerful genre known as the MOBA. Halo Wars 2 feels as though its trapped between several schools of thought, attempting to provide a console-friendly take on the aging RTS genre while also working hard to include recognisable handholds for MOBA enthusiasts. Continue reading Video Games Review: Halo Wars 2 (Xbox One, 2017)
Forza Horizon 3 has gone gold and to celebrate, Xbox have revealed the inclusion of Halo‘s Warthog as a driveable vehicle, the game’s Xbox Live achievements, and specs required to run the game on PC. Continue reading Forza Horizon 3 goes gold and reveals Warthog, achievement list and PC specs
For those who have been waiting to clear out a bit of space in their overstuffed home theatres, Microsoft have come to the rescue. The Xbox One S, Microsoft’s smaller, leaner Xbox One console is available today across the nation. Continue reading 2TB Xbox One S available now Australia-wide
Halo 5: Guardians feels like it has more crosses to bear than is entirely reasonable. 343 Industries still have a lot to prove to fans of the series – Halo 4 was a critical darling but its online player base vanished almost overnight and it can’t be denied that the multiplayer component in last year’s Halo: The Master Chief Collection was a complete fiasco. Can 343 come back from such a devastating blow and restore confidence in the series they inherited from Bungie? Continue reading Video Games Review: Halo 5: Guardians (Xbox One, 2015)
Halo Wars 2, the follow-up to the 2009 real time strategy game by Ensemble Studios, is coming to Xbox One and Windows 10 next year. The game was announced by 343 Industries head Bonnie Ross during Microsoft’s Gamescom 2015 presser. Continue reading Gamescom 2015: Halo Wars 2 coming to Xbox One, Windows 10 in 2016