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Sunset Overdrive: The Kotaku Review

“I started this game collecting trash,” my character quipped late in Sunset Overdrive, “and now I’m collecting trash again.” She was defending a makeshift boat that was trying to escape the zombie-infested wasteland of Sunset City. It was a thrilling chase scene. So why were we collecting trash in the middle of it?


The First 40 Minutes Of Sunset Overdrive In Action

Want to get a better feel for Insomniac’s shooter? Here’s the first 40 minutes of it action (we’ve also got a full Sunset Overdrive review here if you fancy it).


Xbox One Is Getting A 'Holiday' Price Drop In The US

Starting on November 2, the no-Kinect Xbox One and two of its related bundles will be sold at a discounted price of $US349.


The US Military Is Developing A High-Tech Sandbox

Dubbed the ARES Sandtable, this US Military prototype uses a Kinect, a projector, software and sand to recreate real-world environments like never before.


Here's What Halo 3 Looks Like In 1080p

The last Master Chief game made by Bungie came out seven years ago, long before HD resolutions became the norm for most video games. Microsoft’s given it a full graphical upgrade for the modern era though. Check out what Halo 3 looks like in high-definition.


Here's The New Trailer For Halo: Nightfall

Video: Halo: Nightfall looks like Microsoft’s trying to get serious about making shows based off its games. Here’s the new trailer.


Halo Collection Has A 20GB Day-One Update

The next Halo game will launch with a massive day-one update, Microsoft announced today — you’ll have to download 20 GB worth of “features and multiplayer content” to complete the Halo: Master Chief Collection, which is out November 11 for Xbox One.


343 Industries Has New Halo-Related Project In The Works

It might not be an FPS, but 343 Industries just announced it has something Halo-related in the works. IGN reports the studio is planning to release a new twin-stick shooter called Halo: Spartan Strike in December.


How Much Money Have You Spent On Your Xbox One?

You may have dropped the initial $600 (or, without Kinect, $500) it cost to actually own an Xbox One, but you no doubt pumped more bills into Microsoft’s new-generation console than just that since its launch.


Microsoft Technology Will Finally Let You Give Video Games The Finger

Now, here’s some Kinect functionality that I wouldn’t mind in a video game. I could’ve used this when I reviewed that awful Steel Battalion game a while back.