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New Xbox 50% more powerful than PS4 Neo, report claims

New Xbox 50% more powerful than PS4 Neo, report claims

More details about Microsoft upgraded Xbox One have emerged online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 26th 2016 at 9:42AM in News
Microsoft cutting 1,850 jobs as part of Nokia cull

Microsoft cutting 1,850 jobs as part of Nokia cull

1,850 jobs are to be cut as part of Microsoft’s ending of its $7.2bn Nokia adventure.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 25th 2016 at 4:25PM in News
Xbox rumours: Xbox Slim in 2016; upgraded Xbox in 2017; Xbox streaming device for E3

Xbox rumours: Xbox Slim in 2016; upgraded Xbox in 2017; Xbox streaming device for E3

A pair of Xbox rumours have emerged suggesting that we’re on the cusp of an influx of new Xbox hardware.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 25th 2016 at 4:22PM in News
Halo 5 is (sort of) coming to PC

Halo 5 is (sort of) coming to PC

With Microsoft IP lining up to make the jump from console to PC, the timing of Halo’s return to the Windows platform has been an ever pressing question.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 20th 2016 at 3:17PM in News

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Minecraft price increases come into effect next week

Minecraft price increases come into effect next week

The good news is that there are probably not that many people left who haven’t already bought the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 20th 2016 at 10:13AM in News
Xbox One branding will help Battlefield 1, EA argues

Xbox One branding will help Battlefield 1, EA argues

EA’s Battlefield 1 has teamed up with Xbox One for its marketing push – a fact that EA says will not dent the game’s commercial prospects.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 18th 2016 at 3:29PM in News
Nearly 1m Xbox Live Gamertags will be cleared for sale tomorrow

Nearly 1m Xbox Live Gamertags will be cleared for sale tomorrow

Gamertags associated with long-forgotten Xbox Live accounts will be offered for sale tomorrow.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 17th 2016 at 2:14PM in News
Xbox Live prices increased in six territories

Xbox Live prices increased in six territories

Microsoft has confirmed that it is increasing the price of an Xbox Live Gold subscription in six territories across the world.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 17th 2016 at 9:58AM in News

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It's all over for Project Spark

It's all over for Project Spark

Microsoft and Team Dakota have announced that Project Spark will be shut down later this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 16th 2016 at 10:29AM in News
There's a new Xbox One Kinect game on the way

There's a new Xbox One Kinect game on the way

Xbox One owners who still enjoy the use of Kinect will soon have a new game with which to flex their device.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2016 at 12:28PM in News
Tensions over gay and black characters drove increased diversity in Fable 2

Tensions over gay and black characters drove increased diversity in Fable 2

An extensive and excellent report on Eurogamer has shed light on what it was like to work at Lionhead.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2016 at 10:01AM in News
Windows 10 won't be free for much longer

Windows 10 won't be free for much longer

Microsoft has revealed how much Windows 10 will cost when its free upgrade period ends in July.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2016 at 11:03AM in News

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Minecraft: Xbox One Edition has a new retail bundle on the way

Minecraft: Xbox One Edition has a new retail bundle on the way

A newer version of Minecraft: Xbox One Edition is on the way to retail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 4th 2016 at 2:46PM in News
Sweeney renews Microsoft attack with fresh UWP criticism

Sweeney renews Microsoft attack with fresh UWP criticism

Epic founder Tim Sweeney has continues his assault on Microsoft’s Windows 10 Universal Windows Platform applications in an interview at the GamesBeat Summit in California.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 4th 2016 at 10:13AM in News
Windows 10 update needed to fix Quantum Break PC crashing

Windows 10 update needed to fix Quantum Break PC crashing

Remedy has said that a fix for the troubled PC version of Quantum Break won’t be possible until Microsoft rolls out an update to Windows 10 itself.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 29th 2016 at 10:39AM in News
How Xbox 360 changed everything

How Xbox 360 changed everything

Back in 2004, Xbox VP Peter Moore spent two days pretending to be PlayStation CEO Ken Kutaragi.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 28th 2016 at 11:15AM in News

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More claims that Microsoft will announce a new Xbox at E3

More claims that Microsoft will announce a new Xbox at E3

It’s looking more certain than ever that a new Xbox will be revealed at E3 in June.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2016 at 10:42AM in News
Gears of War 4 outspending current releases in US TV ad response

Gears of War 4 outspending current releases in US TV ad response

Microsoft’s Gears of War 4 may not be arriving for another six months, but it currently has a bigger ad presence on US TV than games that are just around ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 25th 2016 at 3:28PM in News
Xbox One unit sales are up as Xbox Live usage climbs

Xbox One unit sales are up as Xbox Live usage climbs

Microsoft is pretty coy about the sales performance of the Xbox One nowadays, but it looks as if the console has grown sales year-on-year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2016 at 3:05PM in News
AMD again hints at three upcoming new console launches

AMD again hints at three upcoming new console launches

PS4 Neo? Check. Nintendo NX? Check. Xbox Two? Maybe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2016 at 11:45AM in News
Interview: How The Coalition is modernising Gears of War

Interview: How The Coalition is modernising Gears of War

Gears of War was the quintessential Xbox 360 series. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 22nd 2016 at 9:49AM in News
Xbox One has sold 18m units, Gfinity says

Xbox One has sold 18m units, Gfinity says

A press release from eSports firm Gfinity has seemingly let slip some up to date Xbox One sales data.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 21st 2016 at 11:02AM in News
Microsoft 'testing a variety of prototype Xbox devices'

Microsoft 'testing a variety of prototype Xbox devices'

A revamped PS4 seems inevitable. Whether Microsoft has a similar plan for Xbox One remains a matter for debate, but another source has said that’s exactly what’s happening.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 21st 2016 at 10:49AM in News
Gears of War 4 dev: Consumers think beta means highly-polished demo

Gears of War 4 dev: Consumers think beta means highly-polished demo

The studio head of Gears of War 4 developer The Coalition has said the industry has ‘twisted’ what multiplayer betas mean. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 21st 2016 at 10:06AM in News
Microsoft discontinues the Xbox 360

Microsoft discontinues the Xbox 360

The end of the line has come, perhaps surprisingly early, for Xbox 360.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 20th 2016 at 4:20PM in News