Entries in 'Xbox' (105)

Clint Dempsey loses his Seattle Xbox logo for PS4 version of FIFA 15

Clint Dempsey loses his Seattle Xbox logo for PS4 version of FIFA 15

American World Cup hero Clint Dempsey will don different kits on the PS4 and Xbox One versions of FIFA 15.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2014 at 10:07AM in News
Deep cuts at Xbox Europe as Nadella swings axe

Deep cuts at Xbox Europe as Nadella swings axe

Microsoft is making big cuts to its Xbox EMEA team, the firm has confirmed.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 18th 2014 at 10:02AM in News
Microsoft to axe 18,000 jobs

Microsoft to axe 18,000 jobs

Microsoft will cut 18,000 jobs over the next year, the firm has said.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 17th 2014 at 2:33PM in News
US Xbox One sales 'more than double' after Kinect dropped

US Xbox One sales 'more than double' after Kinect dropped

Xbox One sales in American have more than doubled following the release of a Kinect-less SKU, Microsoft has said.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 17th 2014 at 12:54PM in News

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Microsoft to confirm job cuts this week, report says

Microsoft to confirm job cuts this week, report says

Something in the region of 6,000 job cuts could to be announced at Microsoft later this week, a report has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2014 at 9:43AM in News
Devs are asking for Xbox Early Access program, ID@Xbox boss says

Devs are asking for Xbox Early Access program, ID@Xbox boss says

A Steam-style Early Access programme is a common request amongst ID@Xbox developers, the platform holder's Chris Charla has told Develop.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 14th 2014 at 2:56PM in News
Nadella discusses Xbox's importance to Microsoft...

Nadella discusses Xbox's importance to Microsoft...

… after not mentioning the brand until 2,054 words into his 3,119 word statement.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 10th 2014 at 4:07PM in News
PlayStation-only Destiny DLC exclusive until at least Christmas 2015

PlayStation-only Destiny DLC exclusive until at least Christmas 2015

The US-arm of Amazon has apparently revealed that the exclusive Destiny content for PS4 and PS3 will remain tied to those platforms until 'at least Fall 2015'.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 20th 2014 at 2:02PM in News

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Who won E3? The Battle of the (Wrist)Bands

Who won E3? The Battle of the (Wrist)Bands

There were many trends to discuss at this year’s Electronics Entertainment Expo.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 10th 2014 at 3:50PM in News
VIDEO: Forza Horizon 2 gameplay footage surfaces online

VIDEO: Forza Horizon 2 gameplay footage surfaces online

A series of Forza Horizon 2 gameplay videos have been posted online.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jun 10th 2014 at 3:29PM in News
OPINION: Xbox's humble bundle

OPINION: Xbox's humble bundle

From the moment Phil Spencer took to the stage and referenced his ‘friends’ over at Sony and Nintendo, you knew Xbox was playing the humble card.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 9th 2014 at 9:45PM in News
XBOX: Platinum Games shows off new IP Scalebound

XBOX: Platinum Games shows off new IP Scalebound

Hideki Kamiya took to the stage to reveal Platinum Games' new IP Scalebound. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 9th 2014 at 6:55PM in News

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XBOX: Microsoft reveals new title Ori and The Blind Forest

XBOX: Microsoft reveals new title Ori and The Blind Forest

Microsoft has unveiled an entirely new game at its Media Briefing. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 9th 2014 at 6:16PM in News
Sony tops global console sales for first time in 8 years

Sony tops global console sales for first time in 8 years

Sony has re-taken the crown as the world’s most successful games console manufacturer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 9th 2014 at 9:13AM in News
From the Archive: A Tale of Two E3s

From the Archive: A Tale of Two E3s

Two of the biggest names in entertainment went head-to-head at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 6th 2014 at 11:31AM in News
Meet the new-look MCV

Meet the new-look MCV

Regular readers of MCV magazine will notice a significant change from this week.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 5th 2014 at 11:20AM in News

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Universally Speaking authorised to support Xbox platforms

Universally Speaking authorised to support Xbox platforms

UK QA firm Universally Speaking has been approved to join Microsoft’s Authorised Xbox Test Program.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 4th 2014 at 1:02PM in News
Nadella confirms Microsoft's commitment to Xbox business

Nadella confirms Microsoft's commitment to Xbox business

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has dismissed any suggestion that he wants to sell off the Xbox business.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 28th 2014 at 10:57AM in News
Microsoft plays down Gates' reported support for Xbox sell-off

Microsoft plays down Gates' reported support for Xbox sell-off

Bill Gates would support Microsoft’s long-rumoured decision to sell off the Xbox business, but does not expect such a thing to happen.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2014 at 11:30AM in News
And Microsoft recruits new marketing agencies, too

And Microsoft recruits new marketing agencies, too

Microsoft has named two global advertising agencies after a three-month review.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 1st 2014 at 4:09PM in News
Exclusive IP remains a key strategy for Xbox

Exclusive IP remains a key strategy for Xbox

With a decent line-up of exclusive games both already available and on the way, it’s perhaps no surprise, of course.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2014 at 11:23AM in News
Xbox boss confirms Microsoft is working on virtual reality

Xbox boss confirms Microsoft is working on virtual reality

Phil Spencer has said that the virtual reality revolution may indeed finally be upon us.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2014 at 11:14AM in News
Xbox One wins Chinese console race - September launch confirmed

Xbox One wins Chinese console race - September launch confirmed

Microsoft has confirmed that the Xbox One will launch in China this September.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 30th 2014 at 9:47AM in News
Xbox hardware supplies have overtaken demand, Microsoft says

Xbox hardware supplies have overtaken demand, Microsoft says

Microsoft CFO Amy Hood has told investors that there will be a "channel inventory drawdown for Xbox consoles".

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 25th 2014 at 1:09PM in News
Sony offered to help make Vita version of Titanfall

Sony offered to help make Vita version of Titanfall

A version of EA shooter Titanfall was at one stage proposed for PlayStation Vita.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 17th 2014 at 11:26AM in News