Entries in 'Microsoft' (629)

Minecraft film producers in talks with Night at the Museum director - report

Minecraft film producers in talks with Night at the Museum director - report

Night of the Museum director Shawn Levy is in talks to direct the film adaptation of Minecraft, according to a new report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 19th 2014 at 4:59PM in News
Halo: The Master Chief Collection release date edges forward

Halo: The Master Chief Collection release date edges forward

Microsoft has ever so slightly brought forward the release date of Halo: The Master Chief Collection on Xbox One in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 17th 2014 at 3:11PM in News
PS4 did outsell Xbox One in the US in September as PSN enjoys record month

PS4 did outsell Xbox One in the US in September as PSN enjoys record month

Contrary to previous predictions, PS4 DID outsell Xbox One in the US in September.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 17th 2014 at 9:56AM in News
343 Industries announces Halo: Spartan Strike

343 Industries announces Halo: Spartan Strike

There’s a new Halo game coming… to Windows mobile and PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2014 at 4:00PM in News

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Two Xbox One Assassin's Creed: Unity bundles confirmed

Two Xbox One Assassin's Creed: Unity bundles confirmed

Microsoft has confirmed two Assassin’s Creed: Unity bundles leaked by retailers earlier this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2014 at 2:31PM in News
Minecraft Lego set images leaked

Minecraft Lego set images leaked

New images of the upcoming Minecraft-themed Lego sets have leaked, courtesy of Russian Lego retailer Mir Kibikov.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 14th 2014 at 11:01PM in News
Google says Amazon, and not Microsoft, is its biggest rival

Google says Amazon, and not Microsoft, is its biggest rival

Google chairman Eric Schmidt believes that Amazon is its biggest search competitor.

by Laura Barnes
on Oct 14th 2014 at 3:12PM in News
Windows 10 gets 1m preview sign-ups

Windows 10 gets 1m preview sign-ups

Microsoft has revealed that it has already seen one million installations of the Windows 10 Technical Preview.

by Laura Barnes
on Oct 14th 2014 at 3:06PM in News

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Mojang confirms Minecraft: Pocket Edition for Windows Phone

Mojang confirms Minecraft: Pocket Edition for Windows Phone

Microsoft-owned Mojang has confirmed the mobile edition of its hit sandbox title Minecraft will see a release on Windows Phone.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 12th 2014 at 3:34AM in News
The Master Chief Collection 'like binging on Netflix'

The Master Chief Collection 'like binging on Netflix'

The executive producer of The Master Chief Collection has compared the upcoming Xbox One collection to how some people use Netflix.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 10th 2014 at 2:11PM in News
Microsoft CEO Nadella tries to calm gender pay controversy

Microsoft CEO Nadella tries to calm gender pay controversy

Satya Nadella has said that he got it wrong when arguing that women shouldn’t ask for a pay rise in the tech workplace.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 10th 2014 at 9:49AM in News
Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition dated in UK

Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition dated in UK

The Vita version of Minecraft finally has a release date in the UK and Europe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 9th 2014 at 9:16AM in News

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King tops in TV ads over Sony, Microsoft - report

King tops in TV ads over Sony, Microsoft - report

Candy Crush Saga creator King runs more television advertisements than any other video game company out there, according to advertising metrics company iSpot.tv.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 9th 2014 at 3:26AM in News
Mojang says licensing remains a small part of its Minecraft business

Mojang says licensing remains a small part of its Minecraft business

The business of Minecraft will remain very much in improving and developing the game, creator Mojang has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2014 at 3:10PM in News
Microsoft's IllumiRoom evolves into RoomAlive

Microsoft's IllumiRoom evolves into RoomAlive

The appealing IllumiRoom tech demo shown off by Microsoft last year has expended into an even more technologically complicated beast.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 6th 2014 at 2:27PM in News
DirectX 12 will arrive alongside Windows 10

DirectX 12 will arrive alongside Windows 10

Microsoft will ship DirectX 12 alongside Windows 10 in 2015, the computing firm has announced.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Oct 6th 2014 at 1:15PM in News

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Halo PC-exclusive maps added to Master Chief Collection

Halo PC-exclusive maps added to Master Chief Collection

Halo franchise developer 343 Industries will pack a batch of maps previously exclusive to Windows PC into Halo: The Master Chief Collection on Xbox One.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 4th 2014 at 2:28AM in News
Tencent game revenue tops EA, Sony - report

Tencent game revenue tops EA, Sony - report

Mobile and free-to-play giant Tencent has been beating out AAA companies such as EA and Activision Blizzard in terms of game revenue, according to a new report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 6:32PM in News
Microsoft 'not satisfied' with current Xbox One sales in Japan

Microsoft 'not satisfied' with current Xbox One sales in Japan

Xbox One has got off to a slow start in Japan, but Microsoft has vowed to continue with its ongoing struggle to achieve success in the region.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 2nd 2014 at 11:12AM in News
Retail version of Minecraft landing on Xbox One one month after PS4

Retail version of Minecraft landing on Xbox One one month after PS4

It seems that Microsoft’s $2.5bn acquisition of Minecraft creator Mojang doesn’t mean the retail version of the brick-building game will launch on Xbox One ahead of its rival, the PS4.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 1st 2014 at 10:43AM in News
Windows 10 announced, coming late 2015

Windows 10 announced, coming late 2015

Microsoft has revealed the next iteration of its Windows operating system, Windows 10.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 1st 2014 at 10:19AM in News
Xbox One arrives in China with reportedly very strong numbers

Xbox One arrives in China with reportedly very strong numbers

Microsoft has finally released the Xbox One in China, and early reports are very positive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2014 at 12:30PM in News
iPhone 6 to go on sale in China following security concerns

iPhone 6 to go on sale in China following security concerns

Apple’s latest handset has been approved for sale in China, after government concerns that the iPhone would allow US agencies to track user data were quashed.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 30th 2014 at 11:07AM in News
US startup Skillz raises $6m for mobile eSports

US startup Skillz raises $6m for mobile eSports

Mobile eSports platform Skillz has raised $6m in its latest round of fundraising, money the company will use to help drive a user acquisition initiative for its partners.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 29th 2014 at 8:55PM in News
Xbox 360 receives Australian price cut

Xbox 360 receives Australian price cut

Microsoft has once again cut the price of the Xbox 360 console in Australia.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 29th 2014 at 9:36AM in News