Host 'subweb.ibtimes.com' is not allowed to connect to this MySQL serverSELECT tid,hits,start_time FROM biztimes_stats.stats_articles_au WHERE tid='560028' Host 'subweb.ibtimes.com' is not allowed to connect to this MySQL serverSELECT cmt_count FROM ib_articles_counts WHERE id='560028' Host 'subweb.ibtimes.com' is not allowed to connect to this MySQL serverSELECT * FROM ib_sources WHERE id='3001' Host 'subweb.ibtimes.com' is not allowed to connect to this MySQL serverSELECT * FROM ib_articles_options WHERE article_id='560028' Host 'subweb.ibtimes.com' is not allowed to connect to this MySQL serverSELECT id,title,timestamp,keywords FROM ib_articles_5 WHERE id='559742' Host 'subweb.ibtimes.com' is not allowed to connect to this MySQL serverSELECT id,title,timestamp,keywords FROM ib_articles_5 WHERE id='559709' Host 'subweb.ibtimes.com' is not allowed to connect to this MySQL serverSELECT id,title,timestamp,keywords FROM ib_articles_5 WHERE id='559308' Host 'subweb.ibtimes.com' is not allowed to connect to this MySQL serverSELECT article_id FROM ib_topics_index WHERE tid='356' ORDER BY id DESC LIMIT 10Host 'subweb.ibtimes.com' is not allowed to connect to this MySQL serverSELECT article_id FROM ib_topics_index WHERE tid='235' ORDER BY id DESC LIMIT 10Host 'subweb.ibtimes.com' is not allowed to connect to this MySQL serverSELECT * FROM ib_rates WHERE article_id='560028' LIMIT 1 Xbox One Games: First Look at Halo: Nightfall Character, Forza Horizon 2 Car List and a New Rocky Ad - International Business Times

Xbox One Games: First Look at Halo: Nightfall Character, Forza Horizon 2 Car List and a New Rocky Ad

  • Rate this Story
  • 0
  • 0

By Gel Galang | July 23, 2014 11:31 AM EST

The Xbox One's most awaited game "Halo 5: Guardians" is not up for release until 2015, but the Halo journey has already begun before the game arrives. As with Microsoft's plan for the Halo franchise, the upcoming digital series, "Halo: Nightfall" will play a role in the overall game.

REUTERS
An attendee uses her smartphone in front of a giant Microsoft Xbox sign at the 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo, known as E3, in Los Angeles, California June 11, 2014.

Related Articles

New information has been released for Ridley Scott's project, as the first character image has been showcased. Variety reports that the image (seen in the link above) depicts Agent Locke, who is portrayed by Mike Colter in the series.

Agent Locke is from the Office of Naval Intelligence, with the purpose of keeping tabs on terrorist activity, and he's a new character in the "Halo" franchise to boot. Not only that, the report states that Agent Locke is something of a major role for "Halo 5: Guardians" though Microsoft has not yet revealed further details beyond this point.

"Halo: Nightfall" will be present at the San Diego Comic Con via a featured panel on July 24. At this event, 343 Industries will also be present to talk about the project.

'Forza Horizon 2' Sees a Few Cars Revealed

"Forza Horizon 2" is fast in development, as 100 cars are now ready to be revealed to fans.

According to Xbox Wire, all the cars that will be coming to "Forza Horizon 2" have been built from scratch for the Xbox One. This means that the game has been tailored for the next-gen version of the game. Even more, it makes use of the different aspects of the title, including dynamic weather, open world, and other functions that makes the experience even more dynamic.

Microsoft has also showcased five never-before-seen cars in "Forza Horizon 2," which includes the 1973 Renault Alpine A110 1600S, the 2009 Vauxhall Corsa VXR, the 1945 Jeep Willys MB, the 1963 Volkswagen Type 2 De Luxe and the 1954 Jaguar XK120 SE.

The long list of 100 cars for "Forza Horizon 2" can be seen in the link above, as well as screenshots of the cars.

"Forza Horizon 2" is coming out for the Xbox One and Xbox 360 on September 30. Fans should also note that the Xbox One and Xbox 360 versions of the game is currently being produced by different developers--Playground Games for the Xbox One version and Sumo Digital for the Xbox 360 version.

Inspired by Rocky: An Xbox One Ad

The Xbox One may be channeling the inner Rocky Balboa, the underdog that can rise to the top--at least this is what the new ad seems to showcase about Microsoft's next-gen console.

Taking off with a quote from Rocky Balboa while showcasing the slew of upcoming Xbox One exclusives and expected games, including "Halo: The Master Chief Collection," "Sunset Overdrive" and "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare."

Polygon obtained a statement from Microsoft regarding the new ad: "Xbox One is the only place to play the best exclusives and all of the biggest blockbusters of the year. The ad pays tribute to the competitive spirit of gamers and celebrates how gamers rise to the challenge in a game."

Xbox One: Best Games (via YouTube/xbox)

Read more gaming and tech news:

Battlefield vs. Call of Duty: Delving Deeper into Hardline Single Player and Advanced Warfare Details Exoskeletons

Assassin's Creed Unity's Parkour Experience In-Game and in the SDCC; Assassin's Creed Memories Confirmed

Destiny Iron Banner Mode Released for More Schedules and the Reason Behind No Cross Platform Play

To contact the editor, e-mail:

(Photo: REUTERS / Kevork Djansezian)
An attendee uses her smartphone in front of a giant Microsoft Xbox sign at the 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo, known as E3, in Los Angeles, California June 11, 2014.
Host 'subweb.ibtimes.com' is not allowed to connect to this MySQL serverSELECT id FROM ib_slideshows WHERE timestamp>1413960599 AND hits>0 AND outkey='Y' ORDER BY hits DESC LIMIT 10Host 'subweb.ibtimes.com' is not allowed to connect to this MySQL serverSELECT id FROM ib_slideshows WHERE timestamp<1413960599 AND timestamp>1413701399 AND hits>0 AND outkey='Y' ORDER BY hits DESC LIMIT 10
  • Rate this Story
  • 0
  • 0

Join the Conversation

IBTimes TV
E-Newsletters

We value your privacy. Your email address will not be shared.