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Rise of the Tomb Raider still in development for Xbox 360

A Microsoft spokesperson has confirmed to GamerCenterOnline that the highly anticipated Rise of the Tomb Raider is still in development for Xbox 360.

Lara vs. Bear“Rise of the Tomb Raider will be launching on Xbox One and Xbox 360 in Holiday 2015,” said a spokesperson when questioned about the status of the Xbox 360 version.

Besides developers and publishers previously dropping support for the Xbox 360, its great to see that Microsoft is still intent on delivering new experiences on the platform.  Continue reading

Halo 3: ODST MCC listed for May 29th release on Xbox.com [Update]

Halo 3: ODST, a downloadable addition to Halo: The Master Chief Collection, has been listed for a May 29th release on Xbox.com.

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The listing has since been removed off the website. However, last month, developer 343 Industries confirmed the ODST addition for a May release.

“Additionally, we’re excited about the progress of the Relic multiplayer map remake and the Campaign for Halo 3: ODST,” confirmed the developer on Halo Waypoint last month, “both of which are on track to release within Halo: The Master Chief Collection next month with our next content update.”

[Update: “A placeholder release date for the ODST campaign for Halo: The Master Chief Collection was inadvertently listed on the Xbox Store,” confirmed 343 Industries via the Official Halo. “We continue final testing and will make an official announcement once our release date is determined, and apologize for any confusion.”]

Batman: Arkham Knight – Dark Knight Returns and Batman Beyond Skins revealed

CFjjQ_QXIAItY7X.jpg largeRocksteady Studios have revealed the Batman: Arkham Knight Dark Knight Returns and Batman Beyond playable character skins, available via the Gotham’s Future Skin Pack.

The Gotham’s Future Skin Pack will be available to anyone who pre-orders Batman: Arkham Knight at any participating retailer.

 

Rise of the Tomb Raider now an Xbox exclusive [Update]

Xbox Australia posted a comment on Facebook indicating that Rise of the Tomb Raider will be exclusive to Xbox One; no longer a “timed exclusive.”Lara's still trying to figure out what's in that caveCFm8menWMAAEm_b“Update: We can’t update the image but Forza 6 should be exclusive added here as Xbox One exclusive,” read the comment. “And for those wondering; Rise of Tomb Raider will be Xbox exclusive. Not timed exclusive but exclusive.”

Expect to hear more about Rise of the Tomb Raider and its status at the Electronic Entertainment Expo in June.

[Update: “We apologize for any confusion resulting from an incorrect post shared on our Australian Facebook page in January. As we revealed at gamescom 2014, ‘Rise of the Tomb Raider’ will be available in Holiday 2015, exclusively on Xbox. We have no additional details to share at this time,” a Microsoft spokesperson told GamerCenterOnline.]

 

 

Konami asked to remove a tweet revealing that Kojima is among the credits of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

Multiplayer.it associate editor Antonio Fucito recently tweeted that Konami plans to give clarification on the whole Kojima situation.

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“About Kojima, Konami said that will be clarified soon. In the game, however, [Kojima] is present everywhere!” read the Tweet when translated. Continue reading

Star Wars Battlefront gameplay to be shown at E3; new image

In the latest post on the Star Wars Battlefront blog, DICE director Niklas Fegraeus revealed the developers plans to showcase official gameplay of Star Wars Battlefront at the E3.

“So tune in starting June 15, because at E3 this year,” said Fegraeus in the closing statement of his blog post. “Star Wars Battlefront gameplay will make its debut and we’re all super excited to show it to you.”

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CD Projekt RED encodes secret message in The Witcher 3 trailer; thanks fans for continual support

 In the latest The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt trailer, CD Projekt RED encoded a secret message to all of its fans; thanking them for the continual support.  

 

After 3 long years The witcher: Wild Hunt is finally ready to go The reviews are already out, and the reception is amazing. We can’t wait to hand our baby over to you.

It’s a very important milestone for all of us here. We went from 50 people on the first Witcher to over 200 creating a massive open world of Wild Hunt.

It’s a grand scale now, but the nuance and soul of the series are intact. We wouldn’t have it any other way.

This one is for the fans who supported us all this time; Those who cheered for a different kind of fantasy

One that’s dark, unsettling and personal. Here’s something to sweeten these last days of waiting. Here’s “A night to remember”, a short, spoiler-free cinematic.

PS: In terms of scale, let us just say that the town of Novigrad in our game has over 2000 openable doors! Imagine the mass of load time it would generate in the Witcher 1 ;)