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Yesterday, we reported that a GameStop-exclusive three-pack containing the R.O.B., Duck Hunt, and Mr. Game & Watch Amiibo would be available for preorder on August 8th at 9 AM; now, we have more information on how the event will work.

According to a compilation of information from a moderator on Reddit, a PowerUp Rewards Pro membership could be required to attend the preorder event, which is scheduled to start an hour before most GameStop stores open. Head inside for more.

Microsoft had a strong showing of games at Gamescom, and its list of independent games was no less impressive. During its ID@Xbox reel, Microsoft showed off a wealth of independent games coming to Xbox One. Among some of the gems were Cuphead and Beyond Eyes, as well as a surprise appearance from Cities: Skylines, city simulation game which is being ported from PC to Xbox One. In fact, all the games shown during this reel will be available for both Xbox One and PC.

Check out the indie reel past the jump!

Following Microsoft's Gamescom briefing, they released a slew of new trailers on their official YouTube account. Hidden among the trailers we saw at the briefing was a new, action-packed trailer for DOOM. Running on id Tech 6, that double-barreled shotgun looks better than ever, and the demons you're blasting look more frightening than ever. You can check out the footage by clicking below!

Microsoft closed its Gamescom briefing in a strong fashion with the announcement and teaser trailer of Halo Wars 2, developed by 343 Industries, and is slated for release in fall next year. Halo Wars was a real-time strategy game for Xbox 360, developed by Ensemble Studios, and received generally positive reviews. Whether Halo Wars 2 will follow its predecessor’s strategy footsteps remains to be seen.

Don't forget to check out the trailer!

Rise of the Tomb Raider was originally announced as an Xbox exclusive, and although we now know it will eventually come to other platforms, it's still a major piece of Microsoft's Holiday 2015 lineup. As such, Microsoft made sure to give Lara Croft's next adventure plenty of love during their Gamescom briefing. A new gameplay video was released, showing how you'll traverse the vast game world and take out enemies. You can check it out by clicking below!

If fans thought they couldn’t get more hyped for Just Cause 3, Avalanche Studios took the challenge, and, at Microsoft’s Gamescom briefing, demoed another gameplay trailer filled to the brim with the game’s wacky physics and over-the-top shooting. In addition, pre-ordering the Day 1 Edition of Just Cause 3 will net Xbox One owners the 360 version of Just Cause 2, fully backwards compatible with Xbox 360.

Just Cause 3 will launch December 1 this year for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

Homefront: The Revolution is as battle-scarred as the world it depicts; after reports that Crytek UK wasn’t paying its staff, and subsequent closure of the studio, responsibility to finish the game was transferred to Dambuster Studios, with the game being delayed until 2016. Today, at Microsoft’s Gamescom briefing, we saw the fruits of their labors as a short teaser trailer for the open-world shooter was shown. In addition, it was also revealed that Xbox One owners will receive early access to the multiplayer beta.

Check out the trailer for Homefront: The Revolution past the jump!

During Microsoft's Gamescom briefing, a new, special edition Xbox One themed after Halo 5: Guardians was announced. This special console (and controller) is designed to reflect Halo 5 down to the smallest details, including the hex pattern seen in the visors of Master Chief and Locke. In addition to the fancy new look, this console comes with a 1TB hard drive, or double the storage space of a normal Xbox One. 

This special edition Xbox One will launch on October 20th, and it comes with a game on demand card allowing you to download Halo 5: Guardians a week later. This bundle will cost $500. You can check out a developer video showing off the console and discussing the ideas that went into it by clicking below!

Microsoft recently implemented backwards compatibility on Xbox One, allowing gamers to play 360 games on their current-generation console, and at Gamescom the company showed its dedication by vowing that all future Xbox Games With Gold titles be backwards compatible, meaning that if an Xbox 360 game makes an appearance in Games With Gold, that game will be playable on your Xbox One.

Xbox One’s backward compatibility feature will fully launch September 15 this year.

Driving cars really fast is one thing, but doing it when the rain is pouring down is another. For Forza 6, Turn 10 Studios has focused on just that, adding physics-based water effects the game, which will be rendered in a gorgeous 1080p and 60FPS. The game will have over 26 famous locations from around the world, as well as 24-player racing in ranked leagues and divisions, with new events coming every single week, courtesy of Xbox Live.

Forza 6 is launching September 15 this year.

Microsoft's Gamescom briefing has been packed with Halo goodies. In addition to announcing the Halo World Championship and showing off an exciting new multiplayer trailer, Microsoft also showed off the new multiplayer map Colosseum. You can watch footage of a 4v4 match on Colosseum by clicking below!

Ever since Legends first appeared on FIFA, players have anxiously been waiting for the chance to play as their favorite players in history, with the likes of Pelé, Gullit and Stoichkov all being re-created in FIFA, with the notable exception of Diego Maradona. However, 60 new Legends Cards will be making their way to FIFA 16, so there is still hope for all the Maradona fans out there.

There was a lot more FIFA news from Microsoft, so read on past the jump!

During Microsoft's Gamescom briefing, we got a heavy dose of Halo goodness. In addition to a new mulitplayer trailer and a live look at a new map, Microsoft announced that the first ever official Halo World Championship. Details are scarce, but we know it will be held sometime this Winter, the prize pool is over $1 million, and it will focus on Halo 5: Guardians’ hyper-competitive Arena multiplayer experience.

If you’re a FIFA fan and haven’t picked up an Xbox One, Microsoft is attempting to sweeten the deal for you. Microsoft is offering two Xbox One bundles with FIFA 16 included; one version will have a 500GB hard drive and 1 month of EA Access at the price of €369, and the 1TB version will come with 12 months of EA Access for $399. In addition, both bundles will come with 3 Legend players on loan for all you Ultimate Team fans out there.

Microsoft's Gamescom briefing was held today, and you can't have an Xbox blowout without some exciting Halo news! During the briefing, Microsoft showed off a new mulitplayer trailer for Halo 5: Guardians. There's plenty of action and new abilities as players battle it out in Warzone. You can check it out by clicking below!