NEWS 11 Jun 2018­ by L Coulsen

E3: Microsoft 2018

Oh boy, where do we begin? This has, far and away, been Microsoft's best ever E3 presentation. Featuring 50 games! Yes, you read that right, five-zero. That's a lot of gaming. A great deal of which will be coming to the PC via the UWP. Because there are so many of them, we're not going…
ANNOUNCEMENT 22 Aug 2017

Age Of Empires IV Announcced

What a surprise! We thought for sure we'd be rolling in HD updates to old Age Of Empires games for at least the rest of the decade but here we are, with a surprise trailer from Relic (makers of Dawn Of War and Company Of Heroes) and Microsoft that shows a proper sequel to the…
GAME PROFILE 22 Aug 2017 by Jay

Age Of Empires IV

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NEWS 12 Jun 2017­ by Max Halcomb

E3: Microsoft 2017

I'm a huge gamer who looks forward to E3 every single year. I don’t know if it’s the aching for new games or the great potential the many announcements bring for toilet reading... whatever it is, I just can't get enough of it. And today in the world of gaming we had Microsoft’s conference confirming…
ANNOUNCEMENT 22 Feb 2017­ by Kyle Johnson

Halo Wars 2 Has Landed on a Planet Near You

The first appearance of the Halo-themed RTS, Halo Wars 2 has finally made its way to our sector of the galaxy, releasing on both PC and Xbox One simultaneously. Featuring some of the gorgeous cinematic work by Blur Studio, the launch trailer for Halo Wars 2 sets up the primary conflict of the game: a lone human…
NEWS 21 Jan 2017­ by Kyle Johnson

Halo Wars 2 Blitz Mode Beta Now Live

Offering a card-based take on the traditional RTS format, Halo Wars 2’s Blitz Mode has entered an open beta, which runs from January 20th through the 30th. Reminiscent of some mobile-based deck-building games, Halo Wars 2 sees RTS units, formations, and counters transformed into cards, making for a shorter mode for players looking for quick matches.…
ANNOUNCEMENT 11 Jan 2017­ by Kyle Johnson

Gears of War 4 Gets Third Title Update

Bringing two new maps to rotation, pricing changes to in-game DLC packs, and 280 new customization options, the third Title Update for The Coalition’s take on Gears of War is out now. A little background before we dive into the update proper, Gears of War 4 uses a loot crate system that confers various “cards”…
ANNOUNCEMENT 11 Jan 2017­ by Kyle Johnson

Halo Wars 2 Sees PC Physical Release Soon

Quite possibly the first arrangement of its kind for a Xbox/Windows 10 cross-play title, THQ and 343 are bringing copies of Halo Wars 2 to stores near you for Windows 10. This agreement allows for both the Standard and the Ultimate Edition to come to PC, the latter of which sees a remastered Halo Wars come…
ANNOUNCEMENT 17 Dec 2016­ by Kyle Johnson

Forza Horizon 3 Heads for the Mountains

The Frozen Mountain, that is. The first major expansion came to Turn 10’s Australia-based driving game on December 13th for both Windows 10 and the Xbox One, and it brings new environments, cars, and more to Forza Horizon 3. Some of these new cars coming to Forza Horizon 3 include the 2016 Ford Focus RS RX,…
ANNOUNCEMENT 07 Dec 2016­ by Max Halcomb

Gears of War 4 First Major Patch Available to Download

Good news for all you Cogsplayers (see what I did there?), Gears of War 4 has just received its first large content update. Since its release on October 11, the fourth entry in the Gears of War series has been met with high review scores and user reviews alike. Although being stuck as an exclusive Windows 10…
ANNOUNCEMENT 02 Dec 2016­ by Kyle Johnson

GoW 4 Update Testing Cross-Platform Play This Weekend

The Coalition may have initially opened up 'Crossplay Versus' to private matches only in Gears of War 4, but starting today, PC and Xbox One players will have the chance to get matched up against one another in a special cross-platform competitive playlist. The Coalition is making no promises that players will definitely play against…
REVIEWS 08 Nov 2016­ by L Coulsen

Quantum Break

Remedy and I have an interesting relationship. On the one hand, their concepts are always rather intriguing, promising a great deal of potential for narratives and themes that I can really throw myself behind. With games created by a team that clearly have some genuine talent, with gloriously pretentious tastes that really tickle the self-indulgent…
ANNOUNCEMENT 20 Oct 2016­ by Kyle Johnson

Halo Wars 2: Not Your Granddad’s RTS

Who needs old-man games like Age of Empires 2 and Rise of Nations, where you’d spend plenty of time trying to build a massive fortress to defend against the marauding hordes of enemy units, and feel a satisfying crush of victory? Sure, Halo Wars 2 has those traditional base-building, resource-collecting, and unit-smashing game modes, but…
ANNOUNCEMENT 29 Sep 2016­ by Kyle Johnson

Get a History Lesson With the First 20 Minutes of GoW 4

Serving as one part prologue, another part story refresher, and just a dash of tutorial, the prologue for Gears of War 4 takes place across three separate missions to properly ease you into the Gears Universe. For those that didn’t take part in the loud, beefy cover-based shooter that dominated the Xbox 360’s lifespan, The…