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Microsoft Acquires Gears of War Rights From Epic Games

Gears of War is unanimously one of the flagship titles for any of Microsoft’s consoles. To date, the franchise combined has sold over twenty-two million copies – grossing in just over $1 Billion dollars. With this acquisition, Microsoft hopes to […]


See How Zoo Tycoon Has Been Re-Imagined

Harnessing the power of Microsoft’s Xbox One console, the developers Frontiers Development have released a new trailer where the programmers, art designers, and design directors of the launch title Zoo Tycoon talk about bringing this historic franchise to console gamers. Players […]


Fable Anniversary Announced For Holiday Season 2013

Probably one of my favorite Microsoft exclusive franchises ever is Fable. I know that many fans of the original game weren’t as pleased with the two sequels, a Kinect game, and Peter Molyneux’s “promises”. Regardless of that, the first Fable […]


Minecraft’s Title Update #9 Is Now Available On Xbox 360

Releasing a day ahead of schedule is Minecraft’s next update, cleverly titled “Title Update 9”, for the Xbox 360. This is probably one of the most anticipated updates for the game as players can now journey to “The End” and […]


Minecraft “Title Update 9” Teaser Trailer

A few days ago we brought you news that Minecraft will be headed to retail in the form of a disc (Yay!). Today Mojang & Microsoft have released a new trailer detailing what will be in “Title Update 9.” Unfortunately […]


Ascend: New Gods Closed BETA Sign-ups

Signal Studios, developer of Ascend: New Gods, is taking beta sign-up applications to get in early and test the game out. You can find the sign-up page at their official website by clicking here! For those unfamiliar with Ascend: New […]


Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition Coming To Retail

I guess after selling over 5 million copies over Xbox Live Arcade, it’s fair to say that Minecraft is a huge success on the Xbox 360 and deserves a retail copy. I know that there are people out there who […]