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Phil Harrison departs Xbox

Phil Harrison departs Xbox

Phil Harrison will leave Microsoft, the firm has confirmed.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 17th 2015 at 4:24PM in News
Price war erupts in PS4 vs Xbox One battle

Price war erupts in PS4 vs Xbox One battle

Xbox One and PS4 are retailing for well below £300, as the price war between the consoles continues.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 17th 2015 at 1:09PM in News
PS4, Battlefield: Hardline top US retail in March

PS4, Battlefield: Hardline top US retail in March

NPD's March 2015 report shows PlayStation 4 on top in a down period for hardware at US retail, while Battlefield: Hardline and Bloodborne duked it out for the top spot ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 17th 2015 at 8:42AM in News
Halo: Spartan Strike launches on Steam, iOS, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone

Halo: Spartan Strike launches on Steam, iOS, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone

343 Industries and Vanguard Games' twin-stick shooter Halo: Spartan Strike has launched on Windows PC, Windows 8.1, Windows Phone and – somewhat unexpectedly – iOS.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 17th 2015 at 8:28AM in News

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Xbox One UK price is now £299.99

Xbox One UK price is now £299.99

The price of Xbox One at UK retail is £299.99, Microsoft has announced.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 13th 2015 at 10:54AM in News
Microsoft addresses Xbox One energy usage criticism

Microsoft addresses Xbox One energy usage criticism

Microsoft has issued a statement about the energy consumption of the Xbox One following criticism from an environmental group.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 13th 2015 at 9:57AM in News
Ori and the Blind Forest profitable after one week, developer says

Ori and the Blind Forest profitable after one week, developer says

Recent Xbox One and PC release Ori and the Blind Forest was able to turn a profit in just a week's time, developer Moon Studios has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 13th 2015 at 6:43AM in News
Over-the-air TV tuner support goes live for Xbox One preview members

Over-the-air TV tuner support goes live for Xbox One preview members

Microsoft has announced Xbox One preview members in US and Canada can now use an over-the-air tuner to access television programs.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 9th 2015 at 2:23AM in News

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Quantum Break delayed until 2016

Quantum Break delayed until 2016

Remedy's Xbox One-exclusive Quantum Break has been delayed until next year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 2nd 2015 at 2:34PM in News
Halo 5: Guardians slated for October release

Halo 5: Guardians slated for October release

Halo 5: Guardians will be hitting Xbox One this October.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 30th 2015 at 1:41PM in News
Free-to-play Halo Online heading to Russia

Free-to-play Halo Online heading to Russia

The Halo franchise is set to branch out into the free-to-play market, as 343 Industries has announced Halo Online for exclusive release in Russia on Windows PC.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 26th 2015 at 12:40AM in News
Microsoft reveals Xbox 360 Spring Value Bundles

Microsoft reveals Xbox 360 Spring Value Bundles

Microsoft has announced a trio of new Xbox 360 console bundles hitting shelves this spring.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 24th 2015 at 6:50PM in News

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Rare isn't making a new Conker game, but Conker IS coming to Project Spark

Rare isn't making a new Conker game, but Conker IS coming to Project Spark

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has confirmed that whatever it is Rare may be working on, it isn’t a new Conker game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2015 at 10:45AM in News
Microsoft extends Windows 10 free upgrade offer to pirates

Microsoft extends Windows 10 free upgrade offer to pirates

Microsoft will offer Windows 10 as a free upgrade to anyone with a copy of Windows 7 or Windows 8, regardless of whether that copy is genuine or otherwise.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 19th 2015 at 4:38AM in News
League of Legends featuring in Chinese Windows 10 push

League of Legends featuring in Chinese Windows 10 push

League of Legends is being used to accelerate the adoption of Windows 10 in China thanks to a partnership between Microsoft and Tencent.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2015 at 12:16PM in News
Microsoft developing Cortana for Android, iOS - report

Microsoft developing Cortana for Android, iOS - report

Microsoft is reportedly developing its digital assistance program Cortana as a standalone app for Android and iOS.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 17th 2015 at 1:27AM in News

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Hololens doesn't mean Microsoft won't make a full VR headset

Hololens doesn't mean Microsoft won't make a full VR headset

Microsoft’s investment in ambitious augmented reality headset Hololens does not mean the company won’t make a move into the ‘full’ virtual reality market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 16th 2015 at 12:32PM in News
Goat Simulator hits Xbox 360, Xbox One next month

Goat Simulator hits Xbox 360, Xbox One next month

After successful runs on PC and mobile platforms, Goat Simulator is being flung toward Xbox consoles next month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 15th 2015 at 9:50PM in News
Xbox One March update out now

Xbox One March update out now

Microsoft has released this month's Xbox One firmware update, officially adding screenshot support to the console along with a few other features.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 11th 2015 at 6:18PM in News
State of Decay has lots of hidden penises thanks to rogue contractor

State of Decay has lots of hidden penises thanks to rogue contractor

Undead Labs has admitted that the original version of State of Decay shipped with some unexpected – and mostly unnoticeable – additions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2015 at 11:20AM in News
Kudo Tsunoda given greater control of Xbox development teams

Kudo Tsunoda given greater control of Xbox development teams

Microsoft has confirmed a promotion for Kinect and Hololens creator Kudo Tsunoda.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 10th 2015 at 9:46AM in News
At last there's a Halo: Master Chief Collection Xbox One bundle

At last there's a Halo: Master Chief Collection Xbox One bundle

Microsoft has finally unveiled an official bundle for Halo: the Master Chief Collection.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 9th 2015 at 2:35PM in News
No subscription fees Xbox Live on Windows 10

No subscription fees Xbox Live on Windows 10

Microsoft has said that it will not lock the Windows 10 Xbox Live app behind a Gold subscription paywall.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 9th 2015 at 10:10AM in News
Elite Dangerous confirmed for Xbox One (UPDATE: And PS4)

Elite Dangerous confirmed for Xbox One (UPDATE: And PS4)

Ambitious space sim Elite Dangerous is finally on the way to consoles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 5th 2015 at 4:05PM in News