Microsoft Talks PGR, Halo Wars, and Dance Central Prospects

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With the launch of Microsoft’s latest console just three weeks away, now is as good a time as any to start wondering about the future of franchises that don’t have a clear path ahead of them. Having addressed the future of Gears of War, IGN asked Microsoft Game Studios head Phil Spencer about several Xbox exclusives and whether we might see them again in an interview on Podcast Unlocked. Here’s what he had to say about the outlook on Project Gotham Racing, Dance Central, and Halo Wars.

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19 Treasures Plundered from Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag

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Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag has just sailed onto store shelves, and dedicated fans have already been killing the hapless citizens of the Caribbean for a few days now. As you continue to help Captain Edward Kenway rack up the virtual body count, you may find your fandom for the series has been fanned into flame more than ever before – it is a fantastic game, after all – and Ubisoft’s crafted a great variety of official products to wear, display or read with pride in those few moments when you’re able to pull yourself away from the controller.

We’ve compiled a list of 19 different items for your consideration. Take a look at each one, and see if any catch your eye enough for you to spend your hard-won doubloons.

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