Halo 5: Guardians Review – One Step Forward or Two Steps Back?

Halo has been a revolutionary in the FPS genre, being one of the first to execute the balance of a strong plot, multiplayer and gunplay very well. What Bungie started back in 1999 has swelled to massive proportions, spanning books, TV series and short films today. 343 Industries took up the mantle from where Bungie left off with the launch of Halo 4 in 2012, which received generally positive reviews for the single player but was panned for its multiplayer. Then came the Master Chief Collection, a seemingly straightforward package of Halos 1 to 4 for the Xbox One, but it turned out to be a technical comedy of errors. With Halo 5: Guardians, the majority of the flaws of the previous games have been fixed, but new and more pressing ones have sprung up in its place. The question is, which ones are dealbreakers for you? Continue reading “Halo 5: Guardians Review – One Step Forward or Two Steps Back?”

Halo: The Master Chief Collection hands on and details!

Last week, Twenty First Tech had the opportunity to attend Halo: The Master Chief Collection Tour, and had some hands on time with the game. Head past the break for pricing and availability details, as well as screenshots of the actual gameplay! Continue reading “Halo: The Master Chief Collection hands on and details!”

Destiny Beta now available for all PS+ and Xbox Live Gold Members

In a move that has surprised all of us, Bungie has decided to open up the Destiny Beta for everyone on the Playstation 3, 4, Xbox 360 and One – provided you have a PS+ or Xbox Live Gold membership.

A day ago, while many were rueing missing out on obtaining a download code for the Beta, Bungie threw the doors to its Beta wide open. Not only is this a welcome move from those desperate to play the game, but it is also great to see that Bungie is deciding to stress-test its servers in anticipation of the launch of the full game itself.

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2 Free Games for Xbox One till 30 June with 12 Month Xbox Live Gold purchase

Two weeks ago, Microsoft wrapped up their keynote at E3 and we saw some truly spectacular games being announced. Xbox exclusives like Halo: The Master Chief Collection, Sunset Overdrive, Forza Horizon 2, Fable Legends and Ori and the Blind Forest were very well received by the public, with the Master Chief Collection and Halo 5 rumoured to single-handedly sell the Xbox One. Now, Microsoft is offering two free games in celebration of their E3 announcements.

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