Entries in 'Xbox' (117)

Microsoft cloud 'DeLorean' system can (sort of) see the future

Microsoft cloud 'DeLorean' system can (sort of) see the future

Microsoft Research is working on a new cloud gaming system that aims to reduce network latency by predicting what input players will enter next.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 26th 2014 at 12:26PM in News
Games retail gets involved in the Ice Bucket Challenge

Games retail gets involved in the Ice Bucket Challenge

It turns out everyone in the games industry is getting buckets of ice cold water thrown over their heads.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 4:04PM in News
Xbox One vs PlayStation 4: The battle of the exclusives

Xbox One vs PlayStation 4: The battle of the exclusives

Microsoft came out fighting at Gamescom this year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 9:29AM in News
Xbox 360 getting 500GB hard drive in US

Xbox 360 getting 500GB hard drive in US

Microsoft will launch a 500GB hard drive for its slim Xbox 360 models.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 20th 2014 at 11:17AM in News

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Tomb Raider is Xbox One's answer to Uncharted 4, Spencer says

Tomb Raider is Xbox One's answer to Uncharted 4, Spencer says

Microsoft has admitted that its controversial capture of Square Enix’s Rise of the Tomb Raider as an Xbox exclusive is designed to fend off the threat of Uncharted 4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2014 at 2:04PM in News
PlayStation and Xbox Twitch accounts hacked

PlayStation and Xbox Twitch accounts hacked

The Twitch accounts of PlayStation, Xbox and ESL were compromised overnight.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 15th 2014 at 11:33AM in News
MCV @ GAMESCOM: 'It's not over for Xbox in Europe'

MCV @ GAMESCOM: 'It's not over for Xbox in Europe'

Microsoft hit Cologne yesterday with an impressive Gamescom showing, insisting that it can fight back in the battle against PlayStation.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 13th 2014 at 2:38PM in News

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MICROSOFT: Xbox One players will now be able to pre-load games

MICROSOFT: Xbox One players will now be able to pre-load games

Future Xbox One games will support pre-loading ahead of release, Microsoft has announced.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 12th 2014 at 2:36PM in News
MICROSOFT: Rise of the Tomb Raider is an Xbox exclusive

MICROSOFT: Rise of the Tomb Raider is an Xbox exclusive

Microsoft has revealed that the next Tomb Raider game will be an Xbox exclusive.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 12th 2014 at 1:47PM in News
Xbox Gold not needed for EA Access unless you want to play online; UK prices confirmed

Xbox Gold not needed for EA Access unless you want to play online; UK prices confirmed

Xbox One owners don’t need Xbox Live Gold membership to buy into EA Access  -that is, unless they want to play online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 30th 2014 at 1:30PM in News
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

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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
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

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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
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
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