​Microsoft's Big Plans for Xbox TV

Remember the Xbox One reveal? There was a lot of talk about TV, wasn't there? Now Microsoft's new console is out and all that TV-centric chatter has died down. But there's a lot of work happening to produce and deliver original shows directly to Xbox users. Microsoft clearly wants Xbox Live to become the next Netflix. » 4/07/14 11:00am 4/07/14 11:00am

The Man Who Helped Change The Look Of Halo

It's not often that video game artists make the headlines, but Kenneth Scott made a few this week when he left his post as art director at 343 studios. That's kind of a big deal for fans because he was in charge of shaping the series' visual identity. It's far from terrible news - his replacement, Sparth, is one of the … » 1/10/14 1:00am 1/10/14 1:00am

The Halo-on-Atari-2600 Game is Going Into the Smithsonian

The Smithsonian American Art Museum yesterday acquired two games for its permanent collection. One of them seems right at home—Flower, the independent title almost universally praised by critics for its artistic flourishes. The other is, basically, Halo if it was made for the Atari 2600. » 12/18/13 1:30pm 12/18/13 1:30pm

We'll Be Playing Halo On Xbox One Come December 24, Sort Of

So it's not what immediately comes to mind when you think of the Halo franchise. Spartan Assault is still as close as you can get to playing Halowithout a first person view, and it's the first Halo coming to the Xbox One. just in time for Christmas. » 12/09/13 12:42pm 12/09/13 12:42pm