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Now that 2008 is completely closed and put away, some facts about the past year have been announced. This time, Major Nelson tells us how things have been going on Xbox Live over the past twelve months, and unsurprisingly, Halo 3 is the most played game on Xbox Live of 2008. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare still occupies the second spot, followed by Grand Theft Auto IV. In terms of arcade games, Major Nelson also had some data for us, as Castle Crashers is the last year’s leader in Xbox Live Arcade games. Geometry Wars Retro Evolved 2 is…

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The Halo trilogy has come to an end and proved all too successful, but that doesn’t mean the Halo franchise is ending. No, nothing could be further from the truth. Halo continues as usual. Not only thanks to Halo 3: ODST but also through Halo Wars: the new RTS game from Microsoft, which goes hand in hand with the Halo universe. Story Most games need a story for some structure and Halo Wars is no different in that regard. In Halo Wars you follow the Spirit of Fire and her crew. The Spirit of Fire is a grand spaceship that…

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When you have an Xbox 360, you know that you are warm in terms of shooter games every winter. In addition to the annual batch of Call of Duty and other third-party games, Microsoft also comes with a new shooting game every fall. Epic Games and Bungie take turns taking care of this. Last winter it was Gears of War 2’s turn, so a new Halo game will be released in 2009. Orbital Drop Shock Trooper Bungie’s new project was announced at the Tokyo Game Show last October. At that time this game was still called Halo 3 Recon, but…

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Developer Bungie has said that after the release of Halo 3: ODST, they will no longer be working on expanding Halo 3. Brian Jarrad, Bungie’s community manager, spoke on behalf of the developer: “… we are viewing the ODST campaign and the included multiplayer maps as the final exclamation point in our ongoing efforts to extend the Halo 3 experience. We’re really grateful to our fans for standing by Halo 3 for so long and continuing to show us such strong support.” However, Bungie also has something in store to keep all fans happy before Halo 3: ODST comes out.…

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As of yesterday, Knothole Island, the additional content for Fable II, can be downloaded via Xbox Live. This new content brings something nice with it, as gamers have discovered. Developer Lionhead has incorporated a counterfeit Halo Assault Rifle into Knothole Island. If you trade pure experience at the Box of Secrets, you will get the special weapon. The weapon is called Hal’s Rifle and is quite powerful, because you can deal 59 damage per shot and the weapon has a magazine of 24 bullets. Ideal to have with you in a dark alley… Fable II builds on the success formula…

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One of the leading developers of the Halo franchise has refuted the rumor that 343 Industries is battle royale mode for Halo Infinite. It is rumored that battle royale mode is being prepared for Halo Infinite This was refuted by one of the leading developers of the franchise There is no such plan at the moment Although the two leading figures in 343 Industries, Jeff Easterling and James Bachici, not so long ago hinted that they were not planning a battle royale game mode for Halo Infinite, a rumor that it was still being made pops up from time to…

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Halo Wars takes place before Halo 1: Combat Evolved. We write the time when people first come into contact with the Covenant. In the Human campaign, you take control of the “Spirit of Fire” force, an army of the UNSC. In addition, it is also very likely that a Covenant campaign is coming and that they will be playable in the individual pots. The game will be inspired by two bangers of Halo titles and a lot of background information. In terms of units, we see many familiar faces from the shooter games. Scorpion Tanks, Warthogs, Elites, Marines, Spartans, Pelicans,…

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Halo Wars takes place before Halo 1: Combat Evolved. We write the time when people first come into contact with the Covenant. In the Human campaign, you take control of the “Spirit of Fire” force, an army of the UNSC. In addition, it is also very likely that a Covenant campaign is coming and that they will be playable in the individual pots. The game will be inspired by two bangers of Halo titles and a lot of background information. In terms of units, we see many familiar faces from the shooter games. Scorpion Tanks, Warthogs, Elites, Marines, Spartans, Pelicans,…

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343 Industries has postponed its beta of Halo Reach scheduled for April because they want to release a quality game out of their hands. The PC beta of Halo: Reach has been postponed indefinitely Halo: The Master Chief Collection is not easy to transfer to a PC Many of the development tools it was made with now no longer exist The hardware requirements are different for each game According to the original plans, the beta test of Halo: The Master Chief Collection would have started already in April, with Halo: Reach, but as it is, it is already clear on…

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Last week’s sales charts featured a number of new games. This is also the case in the week ten sales charts, as Halo Wars, Empire: Total War and Family Ski & Snowboard are all new games that are in the top ten. Halo Wars is in the top ten in third place and is also the best-selling Xbox 360 game. Empire: Total War also did well, as this game is in the top ten in fourth place. It is also the best-selling PC game of last week. The latest newcomer is Family Ski & Snowboard. This game is in last…

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