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Halo: The Master Chief Collection review: High-def history lesson
Gaming 4 out of 5

Halo: The Master Chief Collection review: High-def history lesson

By 10 November 2014

Conceptually, Halo: The Master Chief Collection is unique in the history of videogames. It's the first proper games equivalent of the DVD box-sets we've become accustomed to - on its single disk, you will find Halos 1, 2, 3 and 4 in all their glory, plus... >>

Sunset Overdrive review: Frat boy fun
Gaming 4 out of 5

Sunset Overdrive review: Frat boy fun

By 31 October 2014

Let's just get right to it and say that Sunset Overdrive is bonkers - and not always in a good way. It is among the best looking games on the new-generation consoles and pulls off the tricky feat of both borrowing from older games, yet feeling fresh and... >>

Xbox One Digital TV Tuner review: The final piece in the entertainment jigsaw
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Xbox One Digital TV Tuner review: The final piece in the entertainment jigsaw

By 23 October 2014

If you want or need further confirmation that Microsoft has a different path for its current console than Sony's route with the PS4 to date, the Xbox One Digital TV Tuner is it. By effectively turning the Xbox One console into a Freeview HD set-top-box,... >>

Far Cry 4 preview: Three hours in Kryat with just heavy weaponry and a buddy for support
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Far Cry 4 preview: Three hours in Kryat with just heavy weaponry and a buddy for support

By 14 October 2014

We’ve been very eagerly awaiting Far Cry 4 ever since we first got to play a brief section of the game during E3 2014 in June. But while that was enough to give us a small, tantalising taste of the setting and feel of the game, it wasn’t anywhere... >>

Quantum Break hands-on preview: Xbox One exclusive explored
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Quantum Break hands-on preview: Xbox One exclusive explored

By 19 August 2014

Quantum Break is a hugely ambitious game which if developer Remedy's enthusiasm is anything to go by will be the most-groundbreaking title for the next-generation consoles so far. An Xbox One exclusive due for late 2015, the game will be mostly a third-person... >>

The many faces of Halo explored: The Master Chief Collection, Nightfall and Halo Channel
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The many faces of Halo explored: The Master Chief Collection, Nightfall and Halo Channel

By 14 August 2014

With Bungie's first post-Halo console game, Destiny, imminent it seems fitting that we'll also soon get a chance to replay the developer's former finest moments, with Halos 1, 2 and 3 making up a significant part of the Halo: The Master Collection Xbox... >>

Xbox One October update and beyond: We look at DLNA streaming and other new features
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Xbox One October update and beyond: We look at DLNA streaming and other new features

By 14 August 2014

Microsoft has not been shy in announcing new feature changes for its Xbox One dashboard experience and as part of its Gamescom 2014 Media Briefing in Cologne, it invited Pocket-lint to check out some of those coming to the console in a few months time.... >>

FIFA 15 Gamescom gameplay preview: Hands-on with the goalie friendly next-gen stormer
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FIFA 15 Gamescom gameplay preview: Hands-on with the goalie friendly next-gen stormer

By 14 August 2014

We played and reported on our first impressions of FIFA 15 during E3 in June but it's amazing how much can change in a couple of months in the games industry and we have to say that the Gamescom build of FIFA 15 is quite simply stunning. It should be,... >>

Sunset Overdrive white Xbox One and Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare limited edition Xbox One in the flesh
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Sunset Overdrive white Xbox One and Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare limited edition Xbox One in the flesh

By 12 August 2014

During its Gamescom 2014 Media Briefing event, Microsoft revealed several Xbox One bundle packages that will be available in the next couple of months, each attached to a major games release. There will be bundles for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Sunset... >>

Xbox One Digital TV Tuner hands-on: It's smaller than you think
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Xbox One Digital TV Tuner hands-on: It's smaller than you think

By 12 August 2014

It's amazing what you can find lurking in a place you least expect. And while we were hoping to catch up with the recently announced Xbox One Digital TV Tuner at some point during our Gamescom visit, we didn't bank on it lying in plain sight during a... >>