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.


There's Good News And Bad News About Pinball FX2 For The Xbox One

The good news — the world’s premiere digital pinball platform is coming to the Xbox One on July 31. The bad news — players will have to repurchase all of the Pinball FX2 tables they have already bought for the Xbox 360.


The Xbox One's Controller Buttons Don't Make Enough Sense

What do two overlapping rectangles and three parallel lines mean to you? They’re the labels on a pair of buttons on the Xbox One controller, but eight months since that console’s launch, you’d be forgiven if you failed to predict what pressing them actually does.


Xbox One Gets A $350 Razer Fighting Stick For All Those Fighting Games

Just in time for the EVO Championships, green-and-black peripheral maker Razer announces an Xbox One version of its Atrox Arcade Stick. This made me happy, and then sad.


Leaked Video Shows What Destiny Looks Like On Xbox One [Update]

The Xbox One beta for Bungie’s next big game isn’t supposed to be launching for two weeks. But what appears to be footage of Destiny running on Microsoft’s newest console is out there in the wild.


Halo 3 Easter Egg Found After Seven Years

And you thought it was neat that there’d been a long-hidden Easter Egg in Halo: Reach. Whatever. One that’s been hiding inside Halo 3 — for seven long years — has finally been found. And it’s pretty sweet.