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The Arbiter From Halo Casts Judgement Within The Ring of Killer Instinct

Posted on February 21, 2016 by Rae Michelle Richards

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Can the punished right hand of the Covenant forces, The Arbiter, dispense justice upon the combatants of Killer Instinct? After being announces at GamesCom last summer the Arbiter finally has his own gameplay trailer showing off some of the moves he’ll use in combat as well as the new Sanghelios stage.

In terms of move-set the Arbiter is able to wield his iconic energy sword with successive quick blows flying towards his opponents. He also comes equipped with a Covenant carbine rifle which can be used across the arena and a sticky grenade for good measure. It seems like defeating The Arbiter won’t come down to mashing buttons but rather a battle of wits, are you ready?

The Arbiter will be available as part of Killer Instinct: Season 3 on Xbox One and for the first time Windows 10 this March.

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Here Are The Free Xbox Live Gold Games For January 2016

Posted on December 21, 2015 by Rae Michelle Richards

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It might not even be 2016 yet but Xbox’s Major Nelson has taken the wraps off of the free games that Xbox Live subscribers will gain access to at the beginning of next year.

On the Xbox One front – Owners of Mircrosoft’s Xbox One can go for broke in an all out brawl with Killer Instinct: Season 1 Ultra Edition. This season pass is normally $40 and gives Killer Instinct players access to all 9 fighters and extra costumes included in Season One. Also coming to Xbox One is Zheroes an Indies @ Xbox game – basically a stylized side scrolling beat’em-up.

For owners of Microsoft’s last generation console, Xbox 360, Microsoft will be giving away DIRT: Showndown and Square Enix’s Deus Ex: Human Revolution. Unfortunately this is the vanilla version and not the Director’s Cut re-release which includes New Game+, Improved Textures, Reworked Boss Fights and Developer Commentary.

As is the case with all Xbox 360 games released on Games With Gold – both DIRT: Showdown and Deus Ex are backwards compatible on Xbox One.

Here’s the full line-up with dates:

Xbox One
Killer Instinct Season One Ultimate – Jan 1st Thru 31st
Zheroes – Jan 16th Thru 15th

Xbox 360

DIRT Showdown – Jan 1st Thru 15th
Deus Ex Human Revolution – Jan 16th Thru 31st



Xbox Boss: Killer Instinct & Gears Ultimate Coming To PC In Early 2016

Posted on December 20, 2015 by Rae Michelle Richards

Earlier this year at E3 Microsoft announced that both Killer Instinct and Gears of War: Ultimate would be making the jump from the Xbox One to Windows PC. Since then PC gamers have been waiting to find out when they can dig into these currently Xbox One exclusive titles.

One fan in particular, @brycethatoneguy on twitter, took to the social media platform to ask Xbox Boss Phil Spencer exactly when we can expect these games on Windows 10. Spencer’s response? They haven’t announced dates but both games are expected “won’t be too far into 2016”.

Here’s the full tweet from Phil Spencer, which you can use to trace back to the full conversation:

Are you excited for either Gears of War: Ultimate or Killer Instinct on Windows 10? There have been 3 DLC “seasons” of Killer Instinct that have brought a total of 22 combatants into the arena – 9 from Season 1, 9 from Season 2 and currently 4 from Season 3. Gears of War: Ultimate is of course a remastered version of the Xbox 360 2006 original with enhanced graphics and new content.


Killer Instinct Launch Trailer Has Arrived

Posted on November 21, 2013 by Joshua Rust

Killer Instinct will launch on the Xbox One as a free-to-play downloadable digital game tonight. Quite a few gamers that were deemed worthy enough actually received the Season One characters for free for being a loyal customer. What those qualifications were, who knows? But it is pretty awesome that Microsoft did give this out for free to some lucky gamers. If you weren’t fortunate enough to make the list, you will have to buy the additional characters. Pricing, depending on what you want to do, ranges from $19.99 to $59.99. You will be able to see these options when you download Killer Instinct for free tonight (or tomorrow).

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Pricing Details On Killer Instinct For Xbox One

Posted on October 28, 2013 by Les Major

Best Buy was hosting an event over the weekend to get to try the Xbox One. We showed up just at closing time and got to try out Killer Instinct before they wrapped up for the day. To my surprise the reps did know pricing for the characters. For those who don’t know, the new Killer Instinct has a free version which features Jago as the only playable character. Others can be bought seperately or as a bundle. We now know that pricing.Read More


Banjo & Kazooie: Grunty Land, Fable IV and Dead Rising 3 Xbox One Exclusive?

Posted on June 3, 2013 by Rae Michelle Richards

E3 is just a little over a week away and supposedly the good ship Microsoft is already starting to spring leaks, if an image circulated widely on internet video game messages is to be believed. Could some of their big E3 surprises be ruined by some sort of internal leak? Read on to found a partial list of games that may be revealed at Microsoft’s big press event.Read More


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