Entries in 'xbox 360' (444)

Microsoft says Xbox One Red Dead Redemption release was an error

Microsoft says Xbox One Red Dead Redemption release was an error

A small number of users were able to download a backwardly compatible Xbox One version of Rockstar’s much cherished Red Dead Redemption at the weekend.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 8th 2016 at 10:28AM in News
48 million people are using Xbox Live

48 million people are using Xbox Live

Microsoft may no longer be reporting sales figures for its console hardware, but the firm has revealed that its monthly users number on Xbox Live has reached 48 million.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 29th 2016 at 10:10AM in News
Xbox 360 disc scratching case makes it all the way to the US Supreme Court

Xbox 360 disc scratching case makes it all the way to the US Supreme Court

The US Supreme Court will now decide whether Microsoft will face a class-action lawsuit over allegations that the Xbox 360 had a disc-scratching fault.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 18th 2016 at 2:34PM in News
UK games retail suffers disappointing 2015, as software sales tumble 6%

UK games retail suffers disappointing 2015, as software sales tumble 6%

More than 28m physical games were sold in the UK last year, a drop of six per cent over 2014.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 5th 2016 at 10:03AM in News

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Minecraft console edition's 'biggest update ever' hits PlayStation, Xbox platforms

Minecraft console edition's 'biggest update ever' hits PlayStation, Xbox platforms

A major new update for Minecraft's console release has begun rolling out, Mojang has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 20th 2015 at 8:13AM in News
Last-gen Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 IS coming out in the UK

Last-gen Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 IS coming out in the UK

Contrary to previous reports, the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 SKUs of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 are going to be released in the UK.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 15th 2015 at 9:48AM in News
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 is not being released for last-gen consoles in UK

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 is not being released for last-gen consoles in UK

Activision has no plans to release the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 SKUs of Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 in the UK.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 14th 2015 at 3:45PM in News
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 on track for pre-Christmas last-gen release

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 on track for pre-Christmas last-gen release

It looks as if the PS3 version of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 will arrive in time for Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2015 at 2:54PM in News

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Minecraft: Story Mode episode 4 hits later this month

Minecraft: Story Mode episode 4 hits later this month

The fourth episode of Minecraft: Story Mode is set to launch later this month, Telltale has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 10th 2015 at 10:56PM in News
Remastered edition of Shadow Complex comes to PC for free

Remastered edition of Shadow Complex comes to PC for free

Epic Games has offered up a free, remastered version of XBLA release Shadow Complex for Windows PC.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 9th 2015 at 3:59AM in News
Black Friday broke some Xbox records

Black Friday broke some Xbox records

Microsoft has said, without revealing any sales numbers, that Black Friday week was a record one for Xbox.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2015 at 1:49PM in News
King's Quest: Rubble Without a Cause hits this month

King's Quest: Rubble Without a Cause hits this month

The second chapter of The Odd Gentlemen's King's Quest revival is set to release later this month across all platforms, publisher Sierra has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 3rd 2015 at 2:41AM in News

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Microsoft explains Xbox One backwards compatibility for 360 DLC

Microsoft explains Xbox One backwards compatibility for 360 DLC

DLC for backwardly compatible Xbox 360 games will work on Xbox One, but a tiny hoop must be jumped through.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2015 at 3:57PM in News
104 backwards-compatible games named for Xbox One

104 backwards-compatible games named for Xbox One

Microsoft has named the 104 Xbox 360 games that will be available via Xbox One’s backwards compatibility patch later this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 9th 2015 at 3:20PM in News
Telltale publishing The Jackbox Party Pack retail release on PlayStation, Xbox

Telltale publishing The Jackbox Party Pack retail release on PlayStation, Xbox

Telltale's new publishing arm is bringing The Jackbox Party Pack to retail for PlayStation and Xbox platforms this week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 6th 2015 at 8:39AM in News
Xbox One backwards compatibility launch list hits next week ahead of update

Xbox One backwards compatibility launch list hits next week ahead of update

The full list of backwards compatible Xbox 360 titles for Xbox One is set to arrive next Monday.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 4th 2015 at 10:02PM in News

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Mojang pushes back Cobalt release to February

Mojang pushes back Cobalt release to February

Mojang’s long in-development third-party release Cobalt has been delayed to February 2016.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 2nd 2015 at 5:40PM in News
Microsoft expects a 'pretty massive migration' from 360 to Xbox One this Christmas

Microsoft expects a 'pretty massive migration' from 360 to Xbox One this Christmas

Many existing Xbox 360 owners who have been waiting to upgrade to Xbox One will do so this Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2015 at 2:37PM in News
Backwards compatibility update hitting Xbox One next month

Backwards compatibility update hitting Xbox One next month

Microsoft will publicly roll out its Xbox 360 backwards compatibility update for Xbox One on November 12th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 27th 2015 at 3:13PM in News
No Season Pass for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 on PS3 and 360

No Season Pass for Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 on PS3 and 360

The PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 will not receive all of the post-release DLC pencilled in for the PS4 and Xbox One versions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 27th 2015 at 11:03AM in News
Microsoft no longer reporting console sales

Microsoft no longer reporting console sales

A Microsoft source has confirmed to Game Informer that the company will no longer provide sales updates for Xbox One.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 24th 2015 at 6:48AM in News
Xbox Live co-creator Eric Neustadter leaves Microsoft

Xbox Live co-creator Eric Neustadter leaves Microsoft

Eric Neustadter – one of the creators of Xbox Live – has announced his exit from Microsoft after nearly two decades with the firm.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 24th 2015 at 6:45AM in News
Xbox Q1 hardware sales down 17%, but Xbox Live numbers swell

Xbox Q1 hardware sales down 17%, but Xbox Live numbers swell

Microsoft has said that combined Xbox One and Xbox 360 shipments for its fiscal Q1 were down 17 per cent year-on-year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 23rd 2015 at 10:22AM in News
Telltale details Game of Thrones season finale release

Telltale details Game of Thrones season finale release

The sixth and final release of Telltale's debut Game of Thrones episodic will land next week, the studio has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 23rd 2015 at 6:40AM in News
PS3 and 360 versions of Black Ops 3 will miss series' 60fps benchmark

PS3 and 360 versions of Black Ops 3 will miss series' 60fps benchmark

Although games running at 30 frames per second are pretty standard nowadays, Call of Duty is a series that has always valued the benefits of 60fps.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 22nd 2015 at 3:17PM in News