Entries in 'Microsoft' (761)

Gears of War to be remastered for Xbox One - report

Gears of War to be remastered for Xbox One - report

One of the Xbox 360’s defining shooters could be set to make a return on the Xbox One, if reports are to be believed.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 27th 2015 at 9:41AM in News
VIDEO: Free-to-play Happy Wars hits Xbox One

VIDEO: Free-to-play Happy Wars hits Xbox One

Toylogic has announced its free-to-play online multiplayer game Happy Wars is now available on Xbox One.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 25th 2015 at 7:24PM in News
Xbox Q3 revenue drops 24% as price cutting hits bottom line

Xbox Q3 revenue drops 24% as price cutting hits bottom line

Microsoft sold 1.6m Xbox consoles for three months ending March 31st, a drop of 400,000 year-on-year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 24th 2015 at 9:55AM in News
Sign ups open for PCR's Q&A with Microsoft over Windows Server 03 end of support

Sign ups open for PCR's Q&A with Microsoft over Windows Server 03 end of support

MCV's sister site PCR will host an exclusive live Q&A session with Microsoft next week focused on end support for Windows Server 2003 - sign up now and make sure ...

Andrew Wooden
by Andrew Wooden
on Apr 22nd 2015 at 2:37PM in News

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Former Lionhead boss takes charge of Xbox and HoloLens games

Former Lionhead boss takes charge of Xbox and HoloLens games

Lionhead boss John Needham has been promoted to a new role where he will oversee internal development for several games on Xbox and HoloLens.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Apr 22nd 2015 at 12:46PM in News
Phil Harrison forms Alloy Platform Industries

Phil Harrison forms Alloy Platform Industries

Industry veteran Phil Harrison has revealed the first details of his plans following his departure from Microsoft.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 21st 2015 at 4:10PM in News
Gears of War cinematics boss leaves Epic for Black Tusk

Gears of War cinematics boss leaves Epic for Black Tusk

Black Tusk is already known to be working on a new Gears of War, and now it’s recruiting some of the series’ original talent.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 21st 2015 at 2:13PM in News
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

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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
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

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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
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

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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
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
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