It might not be an FPS, but 343 Industries just announced it's got something Halo-related in the works. IGN reports the studio is planning to release a new twin-stick shooter called Halo: Spartan Strike in December. It's a follow up to last year's Spartan Assault, and is only confirmed for Steam and Windows platforms.
Sure, the Xbox One has a few tricks up its sleeves—some of which we've told you about before. But, damn, had I known about some of the more advanced things the Xbox One is capable of, Microsoft would have sold me on the console way quicker.
To kick off Surface, Microsoft held big launch events in China. At the midnight event in Beijing, there were dancers, loud music, and one pissed off grandma. That's when things got ugly.
The unveiling earlier today of Microsoft's new "Surface" tablets was a strange one for me. Not because of the nature of the product, but for its name. It's one Microsoft has been using for years, only, for an entirely different device. One that, for a while there, we thought could change the way we played games.
At a press event today, Microsoft announced a new Tablet PC called 'Surface.' As you can see from the images in this post, it's got a nifty keyboard built into its screen-cover. Also, pretty colors!
Last month we took a close look at a new version of classic board game Settlers of Catan, one being readied for Microsoft's giant touch-screen computer. Since then, a new build of the game has been released.
For as long as we've known the pair, video games have been video games, and board games have been board games. But as time and technology march on, could two become, as the Spice Girls say, one?
They weren't exactly impressive, but the Microsoft Surface tables set up at CES did have games running on them. Too bad they all seemed like the sort you'd find on an iPhone and not a $10,000 interactive computer thingie.
The guys who are bringing Dungeons & Dragons (unofficially) to Microsoft's tabletop Surface system have been plugging away at their creation, giving us an extended, in-depth look at how one DMs the world's most expensive, most technically impressive campaigns.
This is SurfaceScape, a project aimed at taking Microsoft's "Surface" touch-screen table and bending it to the will of a bunch of tabletop gamers.