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Microsoft Reveals Strategy Turning Towards Entertainment And Content

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All work and no play makes Mic a dull boy. If you still see Microsoft mainly as a firm to do business with, think again. As well as its foray into hardware, the software giant has been busy boosting its power in the entertainment and content world. Ahead of...
Microsoft Reveals Strategy Turning Towards Entertainment And Content
Master Chief returns: Halo 4 launches tonight with midnight event

Batman Beats James Bond.... On BitTorrent

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This week there are four newcomers in our weekly chart of most pirated movies. The Dark Knight Rises is back again, this time as a DVD/ Blu-ray release. In a few days the film was downloaded more than a million times. The Batman movie beats James Bond’s Skyfall, which leaked...
Batman Beats James Bond.... On BitTorrent
GamesBeat weekly roundup: Halo 4, Grand Theft Auto V reveal, THQ for sale

Video games analyst: "Consumers are starved for new titles"

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Halo 4 is one of the big sequels coming out this holiday season. Game developers, take notice. Right now might be a perfect time to unveil that new game you’ve been working on for the past few years. According to NPD Video Games Industry Analyst Liam Callahan, the headliners of...
Video games analyst: "Consumers are starved for new titles"

Black Ops set to boost game sales

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Big name launches including Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, Halo 4 and Assassin's Creed 3 are expected to boost lagging video games sales....
Black Ops set to boost game sales

Halo's success by the numbers: 46 million games, $3 billion in revenue

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You already knew that Halo was a popular series and here are the numbers to prove it. Just days before Halo 4 debuts next Tuesday (also Election Day), Microsoft announced that since the 2001 debut of the Halo: Combat Evolved, the franchise has sold more than 46 million games bringing...
Halo's success by the numbers: 46 million games, $3 billion in revenue

Havok's Completely Free 3D Engine For Mobile Game Developers Is Now Available

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Hey, aspiring game developers! Listen up. Way back in March, we outlined Project Anarchy, a new 3D engine from Havok (the same people that built the engine behind some of the world’s biggest games, from Assassin’s Creed to Halo 4) that would be completely free to mobile game developers. At...
Havok's Completely Free 3D Engine For Mobile Game Developers Is Now Available
Halo 4: King of the Hill Fueled by Mountain Dew developer defends his promotional iOS game
'Halo 4' Spartan Ops mode combines co-op and episodic
Microsoft posts record third quarter revenue in spite of flat Windows numbers

Xbox 360 Halo 4 bundle fights new enemies, packs familiar hardware on November 6th

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It's widely considered a tradition: Microsoft readies a new Halo game, and a new Xbox 360 bundle swings by stores to mark the occasion. The Limited Edition Halo 4 Xbox 360 follows that pattern, with a special (if minor) twist. No one will be shocked by the new Halo-themed...
Xbox 360 Halo 4 bundle fights new enemies, packs familiar hardware on November 6th

Microsoft unveils new ‘Halo Infinity Multiplayer’ plan

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The UNSC Infinity starship will be the hub of the new Halo multiplayer experience, launching with Microsoft's Halo 4. Halo is the franchise that introduced many people to the power of multiplayer gaming, and Microsoft will attempt to make new strides with a new experience called “Halo Infinity Multiplayer,” launching...
Microsoft unveils new ‘Halo Infinity Multiplayer’ plan

Halo 4 tops big 2012 for Xbox

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For years, Halo games have kept millions of passionate fans glued to their Xboxes. This year, 343 Industries gets its shot at Master Chief. It may be a big year for the Xbox. [Read more]...
Halo 4 tops big 2012 for Xbox
Despite 'Black Ops II,' 'Halo 4,' and Wii U, video game sales continue to slip

ARAIG is an exoskeleton suit that gives players instant feedback for every shot taken in-game

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As Real As It Gets (ARAIG) is a new Kickstarter project that hopes to give players a more immersive and realistic video game experience by delivering sound and feedback through a multi-sensory bodysuit. The peripheral, spotted by Polygon, is equipped with 16 vibratory sensors across the torso, 16 on the...
ARAIG is an exoskeleton suit that gives players instant feedback for every shot taken in-game
Halo 4 is the next chapter, not the next evolution (review)

The Guardian becomes media partner for London Games Festival

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We'll be hosting at least three events during the capital's celebration of games, taking place between 27 September - 28 OctoberThe Guardian will be the first ever official media partner for the London Games Festival, it has been announced. We'll be running our own events as part of the annual...
The Guardian becomes media partner for London Games Festival

Podcast: RoadMap Rewind - Tumblr's David Karp on good design (and no jerks)

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The weekly GigaOM Podcast is taking a break this week, but in its stead we’re pleased to offer up a fireside chat from our recent GigaOM RoadMap conference between Tumblr CEO, David Karp and our very own Mathew Ingram. In this conversation, you’ll learn how Tumblr tried to build a...
Podcast: RoadMap Rewind - Tumblr's David Karp on good design (and no jerks)

Xbox celebrates ten years of Live, will give special-edition 360s to contest winners

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It's hard to believe a whole decade has passed since the birth of Xbox Live, but here we are. From its roots as an online multiplayer service, Live has grown into a full-fledged entertainment platform bringing users Achievements and Gamerscores, customizable avatars, entertainment services and apps like Xbox Music...
Xbox celebrates ten years of Live, will give special-edition 360s to contest winners
Halo 4 sold a record-breaking $220M in its first 24 hours

Halo 4 trailer video shows Forerunners, new tech

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At the Microsoft press briefing this morning, the Halo 4 video showed the audience new and expected features of the highly anticipated upcoming game. In the video, strange new lifeforms creep out of the jungle. While we know that the covenant are returning for this installment, these are new...
Halo 4 trailer video shows Forerunners, new tech

Halo 4 offers lessons on how to hand off a brand, CEO says

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Halo 4, the first major addition to the wildly popular video game franchise in five years, has been getting high marks from reviewers for deepening its storyline. Some are even calling it the best Halo title ever. Read full article >>...
Halo 4 offers lessons on how to hand off a brand, CEO says

Halo 4 Passes Its First Crucial Test: Metacritic

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Microsoft Corp. has a lot riding on its new alien shooting videogame, Halo 4, which is part of the blockbuster Halo franchise and debuts Nov 6....
Halo 4 Passes Its First Crucial Test: Metacritic

UK top 20 video games chart

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Call of Duty: Black Ops II stays top of the chart, holding off new entry Hitman: Absolution as Halo 4 drops three placesUKIE Games Charts © compiled by GfK Chart-TrackGamesXboxPlayStationPS3PS VitaPCSonyMicrosoftNintendoCall of DutyHaloWiiguardian.co.uk © 2012 Guardian News and Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved. | Use of...
UK top 20 video games chart
90 Seconds on The Verge: Monday, July 16th, 2012

Love it or hate it, here’s our op-ed take on the week’s news

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This week brought a ton of interesting news, and as always, VentureBeat staff writers had an interesting take on it. In this week’s video, we discuss: The new hotness that is Halo 4 How to pitch your startup on a stage or at a conference A rash of scams...
Love it or hate it, here’s our op-ed take on the week’s news

Halo 4 launch trailer 'Scanned' hits Web, courtesy of David Fincher

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The famed director produced the video, which combines live-action footage and CGI. [Read more]...
Halo 4 launch trailer 'Scanned' hits Web, courtesy of David Fincher

Live-action Halo 4 web series to debut this fall

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With Halo 4 coming in November, Microsoft is going all-out with the transmedia opportunity. The company announced today that it will release a web-based live-action animated series, Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn. The series will run exclusively on Machinima and Microsoft’s online community Halo Waypoint. It will debut before...
Live-action Halo 4 web series to debut this fall

Halo sells its 50 millionth copy as Halo 4 adds fresh momentum to the popular franchise

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Microsoft has sold more than 50 million copies of Halo 4, it became known today. With the release of Halo 4, Microsoft has set fresh benchmarks in the gaming industry, as the title brought in $220 million in revenue in the first day of its life on the market. Those numbers,...
Halo sells its 50 millionth copy as Halo 4 adds fresh momentum to the popular franchise
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