June 2014 Games with Gold for Xbox 360 and Xbox One

Dark Souls

June marks the one-year anniversary of Microsoft’s Games with Gold promotion, and also the first month it is being extended to the Xbox One console. Max: The Curse of Brotherhood and Halo: Spartan Assault will be available for free to XBL Gold members when the next console update is deployed (they won’t be available on the 1st of the month).

On the Xbox 360, Dark Souls will be available for free from the 1st to 15th, and both Charlie Murder and Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition will be available for free from the 16th to 30th.

Hit the jump for more details on these games!

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Saints Row: The Third free to XBL Gold members tomorrow, Games with Gold expanded to XB1

Saints Row: The Third

As we previously reported, the second game of the Games with Gold promotion for May 2014 is Saints Row: The Third. If you have an active Gold subscription, you can pick it up for free from the Xbox Games Store starting tomorrow (May 16) until the end of the month.

In addition, ATLNinjalo let us know that the Games with Gold promotion will be extended to the Xbox One platform starting in June 2014. Hit the jump for more details!

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SIPWU 4.4.14

Two updates in one week.

That’s right. This is our second update this week. As most of you probably already know, we released another update back on Tuesday for April Fools’ Day. This update contains the real news and content for this week.

Expect to find some news on easter eggs, releases, sales and more.

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Halo: Spartan Assault releasing on Steam on April 4 for $4.99

343 announced today that Halo: Spartan Assault will be released on Steam next week on April 4 for $4.99. This version includes the five original operations as well as Operation Hydra, which was released as free DLC last August. The Steam version does not appear to include the co-operative mode featuring the Flood, which is exclusive to the Xbox One and Xbox 360 versions.

In addition, MathGuy42 and Pokenut let us know that the prices for the Xbox 360 and Xbox One versions of Halo: Spartan Assault have been permanently reduced to $9.99.

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The Halo Bulletin: 2.19.14

Someone, Anyone, Please Respond! by ROYALBOSS ROSS

Still blushing after receiving a personalized Valentine, Bravo is in with this week’s Halo Bulletin, which may be winning over more hearts than usual. Included are details about the next Community Playdate, a Community Choice Poll for the Rumble Pit playlist, patch notes for Halo: Spartan Assault on the Xbox One, and screenshots featuring the trusty Magnum.

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Halo: Spartan Assault releasing for Xbox 360 on January 31

Halo: Spartan Assault on Xbox 360

MathGuy42 let us know that the Xbox 360 release date for Halo: Spartan Assault was formally announced to be tomorrow (January 31, 2014). It can be purchased from the Xbox Games Store for $14.99, or $4.99 if you purchased it for Windows 8 or Windows Phone 8 prior to December 15, 2013. (To get the discount price, click here.

Halo: Spartan Assault is a top-down shooter that takes place after the events of Halo 3 but prior to Halo 4, and puts you in the boots of Spartan Sarah Palmer. This release of Halo: Spartan Assault includes the five original Operation Hydra missions, an additional Operation Hydra mission, and an online cooperative mode where you use new weapons and abilities to fight the Flood.

Join the community’s discussion on Halo: Spartan Assault here!

The Halo Bulletin: 12.4.13

ºHalo Snowmanº by GOTHIC LUCY

Fresh from his return from Arizona, Bravo is in with a pre-343 Day Halo Bulletin. He describes 343’s plans for Halo 4 on December 9 (the 343rd day of the year), which include a matchmaking update, a limited-time playlist, and a couple of content unlocks. In addition, a preview of Halo: Escalation, a sequel to the Halo: Initiation miniseries, can be viewed in the Bulletin, and snowy screenshots are dropped in by bs angel at the end.

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SIPWU 11.1.13

The start of video game launch season is now underway. We have some new, popular game releases this week that I know many off you have been waiting for. We also have some announcements about a certain mobile game coming to your Xbox that some of you may enjoy reading about.

Victors have arisen amongst the mangled bodies of Spartans, Steve’s, and creepers with two contest winners this week from weekly contests that have come to a conclusion. We also have some get-togethers in the near-future for everybody to get together.

Enjoy the update.

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The Halo Bulletin: 10.30.13

Pumpkin Carving by @laurrrrrren

Bravo is in with this week’s Halo “Booletin”, which has taken on a decidedly Halloween theme. The Bulletin mentions Halo: Spartan Assault’s premiere on the Xbox 360 and Xbox One platforms, a reminder about the Smashing Punkins playlist that is live only for yesterday and today, a (very) small Halo 4 birthday present, an update to the Team Slayer playlist, and another Community Choice Poll for the next rotational playlist, Multi Team. Lastly, Haloween community creations were featured in the Bulletin, including pictures of carved pumpkins, cosplay, and Mister Chief renders.

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