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XBL Sale Roundup: October 11th, 2016

As well as a decent amount of Deals with Gold offers, including some indie discounts, there's a massive Xbox 360 Super Sale with some rare DLC savings. A big list of Rocksmith tracks rounds things off.

Posted 13 days ago by Chewie, 62 comments

Winners: Gears of War Mega Giveaway

Our Gears of War mega giveaway where we were giving you the chance to win each of the previous Gears console releases ended yesterday, and today it's time to see who our lucky winners are.

Posted 20 days ago by Dave Horobin, 17 comments

TA Competition: Gears of War Mega Giveaway

With Gears of War 4's release now only a few weeks away, we're giving you the chance to get your hands on a download code for all of the previous Gears of War console releases in one huge giveaway.

Posted 24 days ago by Dave Horobin, 681 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: August 30th, 2016

This week we get a number of fairly large sales running simultaneously including a Gears & Forza based Deals with Gold, a large Activision publisher sale, discounts on Star Wars Battlefront (including the Season Pass!) & more

Posted 1 month ago by Chewie, 67 comments

New Gears of War 4 Pre-Order Bonuses Announced: Get the Whole Series Again

It must be getting close to October. The pre-order bonuses for Gears of War 4 has been announced. I hope you enjoy the series, since you're going to be getting copies of them all once again!

Posted 2 months ago by Kelly Packard, 34 comments

Sunday Conversation: Like That Game? Read This Book!

We're all here because we love video games, but for most of us games aren't the only medium we consume. Let's talk about great books to read based on some games we loved playing. What are your recommendations?

Posted 3 months ago by Mark Delaney, 89 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: July 5th, 2016

The Ultimate Game Sale brings masses of discounts across titles new and old

Posted 3 months ago by Chewie, 100 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: June 21st, 2016

This week's Deals with Gold bring us a range of discounts across a variety of franchises both big and small, including Battlefield 4, Assassins Creed Syndicate, King's Quest and Gears of War.

Posted 4 months ago by Chewie, 62 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: May 3rd, 2016

This week's Deals with Gold gives a range of discounts over different titles. Games published by Microsoft are the highlight of the week. Xbox One Bundles & Special Editions • Forza Horizon 2 Ultimate - 10th Anniversary Edition (includes VIP & all car packs) - 30% off Now

Posted 5 months ago by Kevin Tavore, 129 comments

On Second Thought

"Who wants my coleslaw?" For many years it was a question I posed to the table whenever I went out to eat. I'd tried it a bit as a kid, didn't like it, and wrote it off from that point on. I wasn't into cabbage, or the raw carrots, or the dressing. Nothing about it was "for me". One day se

Posted 7 months ago by Mark Delaney, 83 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: February 23rd, 2016

This week's Deals with Gold sees a decent amount of discounts across multiple franchises, including Metro, Dead Island, Saints Row and Gears of War, amongst others. Unfortunately with the recent Live issues, many of the discounts for the One were late being applied by Microsoft and som

Posted 8 months ago by Chewie, 99 comments

February's Games With Gold Revealed

A new month on the horizon means new Games With Gold. But first as always, a reminder if you haven't done so already to pick up this month's offerings before they disappear - Deus Ex: Human Revolutio

Posted 9 months ago by Andy Mills, 195 comments

XBL Countdown to 2016 Sale - Week 2 Deals

Here's the list of all the discounts available in the second week of the Countdown to 2016 sales. These offers will go all the way through the first week of January alongside the continuing daily de

Posted 10 months ago by Chewie, 149 comments

Initial Backwards Compatible Titles Revealed

Following several "leaked" fakes, the Xbox team has today officially unveiled the launch lineup of backwards compatible Xbox 360 games that'll be available on Xbox One when the New Xbox One Experienc

Posted 11 months ago by Mark Delaney, 265 comments

Gears of War Series Backwards Compatibility Dated

It's certainly been an interesting journey for the Gears of War Series. Nine years have passed since the release of the original Gears of War on the Xbox 360, and since then we've continued through t

Posted 11 months ago by Ashley Woodcock, 49 comments

Gears Of War Ultimate Is Genuinely Ultimate

For fans of the franchise, just having an HD remake of first Gears of War title was exciting enough but now the deal is getting all the sweeter.

Posted 1 year ago by Andrew Ogley, 66 comments

TA Top Five: Facial Hair

When the Editorial Team was looking through some of your suggestions for Top Five lists you'd like to see, one particular suggestion jumped off of the screen and slapped me like a wet cod on a hot mo

Posted 1 year ago by Jonathan Barnes, 72 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: March 10th, 2015

Two weeks ago we got a handful of Assassin's Creed titles discounted in the Deals with Gold and this week sees the rest get their prices dropped. As well as those offers, we get a handful of other t

Posted 1 year ago by Chewie, 137 comments

TA Top Five: Super Bowl Edition

Happy Super Bowl Sunday, everyone! Today is the big day for fans of American football, commercials, ridiculously tasty (i.e. not healthy) food - especially at Chez Barnes - , and spectacle in general

Posted 1 year ago by Jonathan Barnes, 119 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: November 25th, 2014

Starting with this week's Deals with Gold, we have a selection of titles across both consoles on offer, including some fairly recent releases and some titles that also saw some Halloween discounts la

Posted 1 year ago by Chewie, 136 comments

TA Top Five: Jaw-Dropping Moments

Ever had that moment in a game that just completely left your jaw on the floor? That made you think "I thought I had seen it all, but wow, they got me!"? Well, so have we. This week's TA Top Five aim

Posted 2 years ago by Michelle Balsan, 154 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: April 8th, 2014

Deal of the Week has a distinct Capcom theme to it, although a single Square Enix title spoils Capcom's exclusivity. The following discounts are only available to Xbox LIVE Gold members. Games on Dem

Posted 2 years ago by Rebecca Smith, 119 comments

TA Top Five: Beasties

When creating exciting new worlds for us to explore in their games, developers also need to fill those worlds with weird and wonderful fauna and flora to give a deeper feeling of immersion in the wor

Posted 2 years ago by Chewie, 87 comments

TA Top Five: Gaming Mechanics Of This Gen

As we moved from the original Xbox to the Xbox 360, it wasn't enough just to shoot things, blow things up, or drive very fast. As gamers, we now wanted more choice in the way we were able to carry ou

Posted 2 years ago by Andrew Ogley, 104 comments

TA Top Five: Vehicles

With game worlds becoming increasingly larger, players need a set of wheels, wings, or even an extra set of legs to get them from point A to point B. Whether it is driving across tropical islands, cr

Posted 2 years ago by Andrew Ogley, 126 comments

Microsoft Studios Acquires Gears Rights

In what may be considered an indication of big things to come, Microsoft has today announced that they have acquired the rights to the Gears of War series from developer Epic Games. This includes the

Posted 2 years ago by Jonathan Barnes, 191 comments

XBL Sale Roundup: December 10th, 2013

This week's Deal of the Week gets airborne as we have a flight theme to the discounts. Battle across the skies with discounts on an Xbox LIVE Arcade title, DLC and Games on Demand. Arcade Games • Sky

Posted 2 years ago by Rebecca Smith, 96 comments

TA Top Five: Romances

Somewhere in the multitudes of comments we get here at TA on our Top Five articles, it was mentioned that we should do something with "relationships." Since this is a bit broad, we broke it into diff

Posted 2 years ago by Cindy Minguez, 138 comments

TA Top Five: Games of 2008

Do you know how lucky you are to have owned an Xbox 360? DO YOU EVEN KNOW? We've already taken a look at the first three years of the console and covered some mega-hits, industry giants, and iconic g

Posted 2 years ago by Jonathan Barnes, 163 comments

TA Top Five: Boss Battles

Ever felt the need to put down the controller, chainsaw your front door apart, run down the street and punch a dog in the face? If you haven’t then you obviously haven’t experienced a proper Boss Bat

Posted 2 years ago by ClumsyOnion, 129 comments

The TA Top Five - Faithful Companions

Video games bring forth some amazing characters. As the story unfolds, so do those people’s personalities. The connection a player has to the main character in a game can potentially mean make or bre

Posted 3 years ago by Marc Hollinshead, 204 comments

Deal of the Week: February 26th, 2013

With Gears of War: Judgment now under a month away, it probably won't surprise many of you to see Microsoft offering 50% discounts on DLC packs and Avatar items from previous releases in the franchis

Posted 3 years ago by Dave Horobin, 70 comments

Gears of War 3: RAAM's Shadow Gameplay

When thinking about the current generation's most memorable and ridiculously awesome bad guy, many would easily list General RAAM. I mean, what's better than controlling Kryll, carrying around a Troi

Posted 5 years ago by Perpalicious, 72 comments

Gears of War 2 20x XP Event Now Live

Epic games has revealed that, along with the 2x XP event going on in Gears of War 3, a 20x XP event is now live for the previous entry in the series, Gears of War 2. So, for those of you who still ha

Posted 5 years ago by Michelle Balsan, 70 comments

Gears of War XBL Mini-Sale

Unless you've been living under a rock for the past few months, you'll know that Gears of War 3 is out worldwide next Tuesday. To celebrate this fact, Microsoft are having a mini-sale on select Gears

Posted 5 years ago by Rebecca Smith, 98 comments

Gears of War 2 25x XP Has Started

If, like myself, you are one of the many people hoping to reach rank 100 in before next week's release of

Posted 5 years ago by Dave Horobin, 211 comments

New Gears of War 3 'Dust to Dust' Trailer

The release of Gears of War 3 is now almost upon us, bringing an end to the Delta team saga that was first introduced to us five years ago with the release of Gears of War. To mark this exciting, but

Posted 5 years ago by Dave Horobin, 88 comments

Gears of War 3 - 'We're All Stranded Now' Video

Like the footsteps of a Berserker, the pounding that is the release of is growing closer and closer. Today, Epic released what appears to b

Posted 5 years ago by Jonathan Barnes, 73 comments

Gears of War 2 XP Events Detailed

When Epic announced details about some of the unlockables in their upcoming title,, they also revealed that XP weekends for http://www.true

Posted 5 years ago by Michelle Balsan, 138 comments

New Gears of War 3 Screenshots

With the worldwide release of Gears of War 3 now just over a month away, Microsoft and Epic Games have been steadily building up the expectation levels with a whole host of teasers and news announcem

Posted 5 years ago by Dave Horobin, 47 comments

Gears of War 3 Campaign Gameplay Preview

Gears of War 3 has been the buzz as of late, with news on special unlocks for veterans of the Gears franchise, as well as an announcement that the game will have the option for stereoscopic 3D. Now w

Posted 5 years ago by litepink, 42 comments

Gears of War 3 Unlockables Detailed [UPDATE]

Update: Epic has heard the cries of fans who were unhappy with the methods of getting the unlocks and have issued some changes. We want to thank you for reaching out to us over the weekend with your

Posted 5 years ago by Michelle Balsan, 170 comments

Gears of War 3... in 3D

The Gears of War IP has made its bones by presenting awe-inspiring graphics, tight gameplay, gore, viscera and bro-mance. With that in mind, how would you like all of those things IN YOUR FACE? In an

Posted 5 years ago by Jonathan Barnes, 122 comments

Ice-T Loves Gears of War 3

In a bit of breaking news, the international testosterone shortage crisis is over, all thanks to Ice-T, his band "Body Count" and the new Horde 2.0 trailer for Gears of War 3 that has had the gloriou

Posted 5 years ago by Jonathan Barnes, 109 comments

Gears Of War: The Board Game Coming This August

Fantasy Flight Games has announced they are releasing a board game based on Epic Games' uber popular Gears of War franchise. Simply titled Gears of War: The Board Game, Amazon currently has the game

Posted 5 years ago by Dave Horobin, 139 comments

Microsoft Studio XBL Sale Now On [UPDATED]

Second Edit: Now, according to a Tweet on @Xbox, the sale is indeed lasting until Monday, August 1st, as originally thought. Panic over! Edit: According to an update by Major Nelson, these deals are

Posted 5 years ago by Rebecca Smith, 223 comments

Gears of War 3: Crescendo Dev Diary Released

The hugely anticipated, pre-order record breaking, upcoming title Gears of War 3 is almost ready to be played to the death by many gamers worldwide. The journey towards the release of the title has b

Posted 5 years ago by Ashley Woodcock, 62 comments

Gears of War 2 20xp Event Currently Underway

Everyone's favorite viking, Epic Games' Rod Fergusson, tweeted last night that a 20XP event would launch today for Gears of War 2 in honor of this week's Comic-Con. So, from 9AM Eastern this morning

Posted 5 years ago by Michelle Balsan, 78 comments

Gears of War 3 Console To Be GAME Exclusive

Update AceMcCloud has informed us that the Limited Edition Gears of War 3 console is, in fact, available from GAME or Gamestation (because that's GAME's sister store!). Now, safe in the knowledge, th

Posted 5 years ago by Ashley Woodcock, 155 comments

Gears of War 2 Bonus XP Event

Not to be outdone by Red Dead Redemption, @GearsViking tweets that starting Friday Gears of War 2 multiplayer modes will give out XP multiplied by a factor of 21! This is a great time to make some pr

Posted 5 years ago by mancide, 109 comments