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FTC rules Machinima 'deceived' viewers with Xbox One ads

FTC rules Machinima 'deceived' viewers with Xbox One ads

The murky side of YouTube games coverage has been dragged into the light with the confirmation that Machinima paid video makers to make positive Xbox One content without disclosing the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 3rd 2015 at 10:31AM in News
Windows 10 now operating on 75m devices

Windows 10 now operating on 75m devices

Windows 10 has been installed on over 75m devices, Microsoft has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 31st 2015 at 7:21AM in News
Fable Legends for PC won't be available on Steam

Fable Legends for PC won't be available on Steam

It looks as if the PC version of Fable Legends will only be available through the Windows 10 store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 26th 2015 at 3:33PM in News

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Kerbal Space Program in the works for Xbox One

Kerbal Space Program in the works for Xbox One

Squad's hit space flight sim Kerbal Space Program is heading to Xbox One, Microsoft has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 24th 2015 at 1:31AM in News
Original Xbox could be added to Xbox One backwards compatibility

Original Xbox could be added to Xbox One backwards compatibility

Xbox 360 titles may not be the end of Microsoft’s backwards compatibility ambitions for Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 21st 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Octodad: Dadliest Catch comes to Xbox One next week

Octodad: Dadliest Catch comes to Xbox One next week

Young Horses has revealed its indie hit Octodad: Dadliest Catch will arrive on Xbox One next week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 21st 2015 at 6:33AM in News
UPDATED: Games running some older DRM won't work on Windows 10

UPDATED: Games running some older DRM won't work on Windows 10

Aging digital rights management software such as SafeDisc and Securom isn’t compatible with Windows 10, meaning many old disc-based games are incompatible.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 19th 2015 at 2:09PM in News

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Kamiya wants Scalebound to show off Xbox One's potential

Kamiya wants Scalebound to show off Xbox One's potential

The co-founder of Platinum Games has said that one of his key aspirations for Scalebound is for it to increase the overall appeal of Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2015 at 3:57PM in News
Platform holders pick up Japanese Call of Duty publishing duties

Platform holders pick up Japanese Call of Duty publishing duties

Square Enix is no longer the publisher of Call of Duty in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2015 at 11:19AM in News
VIDEO: Gears of War gets re-made Mad World trailer

VIDEO: Gears of War gets re-made Mad World trailer

Microsoft set somewhat of a trend when it broke the mold with its 2006 Gears of War trailer, and now that classic has been revisited for the game’s re-release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 17th 2015 at 2:59PM in News
Windows 10 can automatically disable pirated software

Windows 10 can automatically disable pirated software

Agreeing to Windows 10’s End User Licence Agreement gives the software the right to automatically disable pirated games from a user’s computer or phone.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 17th 2015 at 2:39PM in News

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Steven Spielberg's Halo TV show remains in active development - report

Steven Spielberg's Halo TV show remains in active development - report

Microsoft’s Steven Spielberg-produced Halo television series is reportedly still in the works.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 16th 2015 at 10:04PM in News
Competitive Call of Duty switches from Xbox to PlayStation

Competitive Call of Duty switches from Xbox to PlayStation

Sony’s new marketing tie-up with Activision’s Call of Duty will extend to the eSports arena.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2015 at 12:37PM in News
Crackdown 3's destructible world restricted to multiplayer

Crackdown 3's destructible world restricted to multiplayer

The highly impressive 100% destructible world of Microsoft’s Xbox One exclusive Crackdown 3 will be limited to the game’s online multiplayer mode.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2015 at 12:04PM in News
Dovetail Games announces Xbox partnership

Dovetail Games announces Xbox partnership

Train Simulator firm Dovetail Games has announced a deal with Microsoft to bring some of its future games to Xbox One and Windows 10.

on Aug 7th 2015 at 10:14AM in News

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Xbox One DVR requires an external hard drive

Xbox One DVR requires an external hard drive

The new DVR functionality for Xbox One comes with a major caveat – it will only work with consoles fitted out with an external hard drive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2015 at 3:20PM in News
VIDEO: See Crackdown 3's 100% destructible world in action

VIDEO: See Crackdown 3's 100% destructible world in action

Microsoft’s cloud-powered destructible environments in Crackdown could be the next big next-gen evolution if they deliver on the pitch shown in this live demonstration.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2015 at 11:26AM in News
Spencer: Market share has nothing to do with it - Sony is buying third party deals

Spencer: Market share has nothing to do with it - Sony is buying third party deals

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has rejected any notion that PS4 is home to more third party titles than Xbox One due to its superior market share.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2015 at 10:08AM in News
Xbox One and 360 get dedicated 2TB hard drives

Xbox One and 360 get dedicated 2TB hard drives

Microsoft has teamed up with Seagate to offer a hard drive specifically designed for either the Xbox One or Xbox 360.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2015 at 3:51PM in News
There are now more N64 games available on Xbox One than Wii U

There are now more N64 games available on Xbox One than Wii U

Here’s an interesting observation – Xbox One owners can as of this week play more N64 games on their system than Wii U owners.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2015 at 3:03PM in News
Forza 6 is 'the biggest and most realistic' game in the racing franchise yet

Forza 6 is 'the biggest and most realistic' game in the racing franchise yet

Forza Motorsport 6 will be the biggest and most realistic entry in the series yet, says Turn 10 Studios content director John Wendl.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Aug 5th 2015 at 1:40PM in News
Halo 5 Pink Mist Edition includes replica Needler, costs £450

Halo 5 Pink Mist Edition includes replica Needler, costs £450

Microsoft has revealed one of the more luxurious special editions of recent times.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2015 at 10:14AM in News
GAMESCOM: Microsoft's 'one more thing' - Creative Assembly's Halo Wars 2

GAMESCOM: Microsoft's 'one more thing' - Creative Assembly's Halo Wars 2

Microsoft closed its Gamescom 2015 conference with a good old fashioned ‘one more thing’, this year, although it wasn’t what the preamble had led many to believe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 4th 2015 at 4:33PM in News
GAMESCOM: Rise of the Tomb Raider dated for November

GAMESCOM: Rise of the Tomb Raider dated for November

Tomb Raider sequel Rise of the Tomb Raider is coming to Xbox One this mid-November.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 4th 2015 at 4:32PM in News