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Catch up on the latest trailers from Microsoft's Gamescom press conference

Microsoft made a ton of announcements during its Gamescom 2014 press conference -- so many that we could hardly keep up! Here's a collection of newly-launched trailers that you might have missed during the commotion. Hit the break below for new looks at Quantum Break, Dying Light, Lara Croft and...

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Quick take on Microsoft's Gamescom 2014 press conference

Joystiq's Jess Conditt and Sinan Kubba react to the news from Microsoft's Gamescom 2014 press conference in Cologne, Germany. If you missed the event, get caught up quickly with our recap of the news, then give us your analysis in the comments. Was it a strong showing or was there something you...

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Xbox Gamescom 2014 press conference round-up: Tomb Raider, Halo Channel

Microsoft held its Gamescom 2014 press conference in Cologne, Germany today. Maybe you followed along with our liveblog and the event's livestream, or pounded away at the "F5" key to see the flood of news slide down our front page. Regardless, we have a recap of this morning's events below (okay,...

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Assassin's Creed Unity Gamescom trailer walks you through Paris

Assassin's Creed Unity, Ubisoft's first entry in the series built only for Xbox One, PC and PlayStation 4, is a looker. As demonstrated in a new trailer assembled for Gamescom 2014, Unity's Paris is a bustling, glistening city full of 19th century grandeur. It's also full of insane civil unrest and...

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Explore the depths down Below on Xbox One in 2015 [UPDATE: Trailer added!]

Adventure fans can delve into Below's looming world on Xbox One sometime in 2015, head of ID@Xbox Chris Charla announced during Microsoft's Gamescom 2014 presentation. Community Manager Anthony John Agnello tried his hand at surviving Below's massive, dangerous environments earlier this year at...

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Halo 5: Guardians beta shifts to Dec. 29 [UPDATE: Trailer added!]

The beta for Halo 5: Guardians begins on December 29 and ends on January 18, developer 343 Industries announced during Microsoft's Gamescom press conference. This is a slight shift from the initial beta launch dates of December 27 - January 17. Things unlocked in the beta will carry over to the...

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Pre-orders, pre-downloads for 'select' titles coming to Xbox One

The aggravating wait to play digital copies of high-profile games as soon as they launch is about to become a little easier on Xbox One: during Microsoft's Gamescom 2014 presentation, Xbox head Phil Spencer announced the incoming option to pre-order and pre-download games from a "select" range of...

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Master Chief Collection features skill-based ranking as per Halo 2 [UPDATE: Trailer added!]

Here's one tidbit from Microsoft's Gamescom conference that's sure to please fans of Halo 2's multiplayer: 343 Industries' producer Dan Ayoub announced the upcoming Halo: The Master Chief Collection includes a skill-based ranking system with leveling "identical" to that of Halo 2. The news...

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'Halo Channel' digital network announced [UPDATE: Trailer added!]

Microsoft announced the Halo Channel during its Gamescom 2014 press event today. The channel is a digital network dedicated to original content centered around the first-person shooter series for Windows and Xbox One. The Halo Channel will host gameplay streams powered by Twitch, and also offers...

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White Xbox One Sunset Overdrive bundle hits Oct. 28 [UPDATE: Trailer added!]

The White Xbox One Sunset Overdrive bundle is definitely a thing, Insomniac head Ted Price announced at Microsoft's Gamescom press conference. The bundle is $400 (400 Euros, 350 quid) and includes a white system, white controller and a full game download of Sunset Overdrive. The bundle launches...

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