Tag: Halo

Gaming News Wrap [24 June 2013]

A new week. A new hope. A new start to the amazing (confirmed in a snap poll of two participants) Gaming News Wrap. Let’s get into it then shall we? Sony has resolved the issues with the PS3 4.45 update which caused some consoles to “brick”. The fixed version of the update will roll out on Thursday 27 June and…

Gaming News Wrap [4 June 2013]

Morning all y’all. Nearly thought we weren’t going to make this one today, but here it is in all its jam packed news glory. Wedbush Morgan’s Michael Pachter has predicted the price points for both the PS4 and Xbox One. The (almost, sometimes, never right) analyst has predicted $349 for the PS4 and $399 for the Xbox One. [via CVG]…

Microsoft register ‘Halo: Spartan Assault’ domains **UPDATE**

**UPDATE** Microsoft has announced the Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 exclusive Halo: Spartan Assault. It will be available this July for $6.99 and is “the first top-down action shooter that brings a ‘Halo’ video game to touch-based devices.” The game is being developed by 343 Industries in conjunction with Vanguard Games. [via Halo Waypoint] **ORIGINAL STORY** Fusible report that Microsoft has registered…

Gaming News Wrap [27 May 2013]

Good morning. That was the weekend that was. Now we’ll keep you sane until the next one rolls around. Xbox One Call of Duty: Ghosts will (unsurprisingly) feature Kinect voice commands on Xbox One. Apparently, Activision said that it “really excites us because of the level of responsiveness and detail”. As long as you can’t kill the dog OK? Despite all…

Gaming News Wrap [29 Apr 2013]

The weekend’s over.  It’s Monday.  Live with it.  Nah.  We know how you feel.  How about we share this news with you, in much the same way we share your feelings of missing the weekend. Let’s leap in to net-gen rumours shall we?  Reports claim that the “always-on” connection for the next Xbox (we thought it wasn’t actually “always-on” as…

Major League Gaming expresses interest in developing FPS for e-sports

The CEO of Major League Gaming, Sundance DiGiovanni has expressed interest in developing a first-person shooter specifically aimed at e-sports. In a Penny Arcade Report [as sited by GIBiz], DiGiovanni explained that MLG has previously consulted with publishers on existing games, highlighting qualities that would do well with e-sports shooters. So with the ever-growing popularity of e-sports, the CEO believes that it is…

343 Seeking MMO Developers for Work on Halo 4 and New Project

GameSpot has spotted two job listings by Microsoft seeking developers to join 343 industries for future Halo projects. The two listings are seeking software engineers, specifically those qualified for “building the next generation of backend services to power Halo 4 and our new game saga.” Experience in MMO development is also listed as one of the qualifications. MCV note that Microsoft has…