I'm Pretty Sure Sunset Overdrive Is Ratchet & Clank Reskinned

Back in the day Insomniac was top tier PlayStation. The Ratchet & Clank series ruled (unless you preferred Jak & Daxter, in which case: arguments) and it had nailed a perfect mix of run and gun controls and ‘what the hell did I just shoot’ weapons. Why any of it was happening didn’t matter, only that felt great doing it.

Where To Find The Destiny Beta's Five Golden Chests

Part of Destiny‘s gameplay formula is finding and grabbing loot amidst all the sci-fi gunplay. But some of the loot chests in the beta are shinier and cooler than the others, bestowing special rewards to players that find them all. Here’s where the good stuff is.

Our First Look At The Halo Live-Action Series

Video: Microsoft just showed off this teaser for the Ridley Scott-produced Halo live-action series, which will start airing this November on Xbox platforms. There’s no word on whether Halo: Nightfall will be televised too, but we did just learn that series protagonist Agent Locke will be a playable character in Halo 5: Guardians, which will be out on Xbox One next year.

Burglar Caught Thanks To Xbox Live

Xbox, stop robbery! Wait, what do you mean that’s not an actual Kinect command?

Destiny Beta Opens A Day Early

Surprise! Microsoft says the Destiny beta has opened a day early for Xbox One and Xbox 360. It’s also back online for PS4 and PS3. Time to hop on your speeder bikes and get them XPs.

Here's Halo's Newest Character

Briefly: Played by actor Mike Colter, Agent Locke will be showing up in the live-action Halo: Nightfall series being produced by Ridley Scott. The character will then appear in next year’s Halo 5: Guardians. Variety has more details.

Xbox Sends Tweet That Doesn't Understand The Word 'Exclusive'

Briefly: Um, I don’t think anybody is saying that. In case you haven’t got there already, three of those games (Call of Duty, Assassin’s Creed and Evolve) aren’t just going to be released on PS4, but PC as well.

Here Are All The New Thing Your Xbox One Will Do In August

Nowadays consoles are constantly evolving beasts, which is why we’re faced with mega OS updates every once in a while. The Xbox One is due another in August, and this new video by Major Nelson helps explain what’s new.

Are You Still Playing Titanfall?

Titanfall has been out for a little while now, and it’s settled into a normal rhythm for an online shooter. There are some new maps, some new modes, and a lot of people who have gotten very good at it. But the question remains: How many people who were playing in March are still playing now?

It's Games, Games, Games As Microsoft Plans To Close Xbox TV Division

Less than three months after Microsoft had a big splashy debut for its Xbox Entertainment Studios division, the company is shutting down the unit tasked with making original TV shows for their game console. Re/Code reports that the shutdown comes as part of a massive restructuring that will see Microsoft eliminating 18,000 jobs over the next 12 months.