Entries in 'Microsoft' (581)

Microsoft cloud 'DeLorean' system can (sort of) see the future

Microsoft cloud 'DeLorean' system can (sort of) see the future

Microsoft Research is working on a new cloud gaming system that aims to reduce network latency by predicting what input players will enter next.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 26th 2014 at 12:26PM in News
Sierra is back as indies conquer Gamescom

Sierra is back as indies conquer Gamescom

Once again Gamescom became the home of indie development.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 10:00AM in News
Microsoft withdraws support for F2P Xbox 360 RPG Ascend: Hand of Kul

Microsoft withdraws support for F2P Xbox 360 RPG Ascend: Hand of Kul

Ascend: Hand of Kul will have its Xbox 360 servers switched off in November, Microsoft has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 9:53AM in News
Xbox One vs PlayStation 4: The battle of the exclusives

Xbox One vs PlayStation 4: The battle of the exclusives

Microsoft came out fighting at Gamescom this year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 22nd 2014 at 9:29AM in News

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Xbox exploring 24-hour free game trials

Xbox exploring 24-hour free game trials

Xbox One users taking part in the console's latest software beta have revealed that Microsoft is testing free game trials.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 21st 2014 at 11:27AM in News
Xbox 360 getting 500GB hard drive in US

Xbox 360 getting 500GB hard drive in US

Microsoft will launch a 500GB hard drive for its slim Xbox 360 models.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 20th 2014 at 11:17AM in News
Ex-Destiny composer gets his Bungie shares back

Ex-Destiny composer gets his Bungie shares back

Bungie's composer Marty O'Donnell has seen his shares return to him.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 20th 2014 at 10:40AM in News
Microsoft said Diablo 3's original 900p Xbox One resolution was 'unacceptable'

Microsoft said Diablo 3's original 900p Xbox One resolution was 'unacceptable'

The initial 900P resolution of Diablo 3 was unacceptable, Microsoft told Blizzard.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 20th 2014 at 9:29AM in News

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Reddit app coming to Xbox One in the US

Reddit app coming to Xbox One in the US

As if you needed more excuse to spend time on Reddit, Microsoft has created an app for it on Xbox One.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 19th 2014 at 2:09PM in News
Warframe heads to Xbox One in September

Warframe heads to Xbox One in September

Free-to-play shooter Warframe will launch next month on Xbox One, developer Digital Extremes has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 18th 2014 at 5:01PM in News
Tomb Raider is Xbox One's answer to Uncharted 4, Spencer says

Tomb Raider is Xbox One's answer to Uncharted 4, Spencer says

Microsoft has admitted that its controversial capture of Square Enix’s Rise of the Tomb Raider as an Xbox exclusive is designed to fend off the threat of Uncharted 4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2014 at 2:04PM in News
Xbox digital download codes to be sold at retail

Xbox digital download codes to be sold at retail

Microsoft has begun rolling out digital download offers for Xbox content at US and UK shops, including codes for add-ons and full games.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 17th 2014 at 5:50AM in News

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Warner Bros could resurrect Xbox Entertainment Studios

Warner Bros could resurrect Xbox Entertainment Studios

Hope could yet remain for Microsoft’s ill-fated Xbox Entertainment Studios.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 15th 2014 at 2:10PM in News
Spencer: I don't want the Rare brand to mean Kinect Sports

Spencer: I don't want the Rare brand to mean Kinect Sports

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has once again reiterated Microsoft’s desire to ensure that Rare isn’t left languishing in a post-Kinect haze.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 14th 2014 at 11:10AM in News
'Frame rate is more important than resolution', says Xbox boss Spencer

'Frame rate is more important than resolution', says Xbox boss Spencer

The boss of Xbox has argued that people shouldn’t get too hung up on game resolutions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 14th 2014 at 9:44AM in News
Rise of the Tomb Raider Xbox exclusivity IS time limited

Rise of the Tomb Raider Xbox exclusivity IS time limited

Slowly, painfully, we are edging toward knowing the full details of Rise of Tomb Raider’s Xbox exclusivity deal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 13th 2014 at 1:51PM in News

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VIDEO: Halo 5 Guardians beta first look

VIDEO: Halo 5 Guardians beta first look

Microsoft has confirmed the dates for the Halo 5: Guardians beta.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 13th 2014 at 1:40PM in News
Rise of the Tomb Raider coming to Xbox One AND Xbox 360

Rise of the Tomb Raider coming to Xbox One AND Xbox 360

Square Enix’s Rise of the Tomb Raider will be released not only on Xbox One but also on Xbox 360.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 13th 2014 at 1:21PM in News
Killer Instinct: Season 2 arrives on Xbox One in October

Killer Instinct: Season 2 arrives on Xbox One in October

The second season of Killer Instinct will begin in October, developer Iron Galaxy has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 12th 2014 at 7:11PM in News
MICROSOFT: Expanded video streaming functionality confirmed for Xbox One

MICROSOFT: Expanded video streaming functionality confirmed for Xbox One

DLNA network video streaming, including support for formats such as .mkv, will begin rolling out to Xbox One next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2014 at 4:04PM in News
MICROSOFT: 26 ID@Xbox games shown off in new video

MICROSOFT: 26 ID@Xbox games shown off in new video

26 of the games confirmed as coming first on console to Xbox One are named in a new video from Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2014 at 3:45PM in News
MICROSOFT: Gamescom 2014 roundup

MICROSOFT: Gamescom 2014 roundup

It’s almost 20 years since Lara Croft made her video games debut yet the star of Tomb Raider has today proved she’s more relevant than ever.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2014 at 2:38PM in News
MICROSOFT: Xbox One players will now be able to pre-load games

MICROSOFT: Xbox One players will now be able to pre-load games

Future Xbox One games will support pre-loading ahead of release, Microsoft has announced.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 12th 2014 at 2:36PM in News
MICROSOFT: The Halo Channel coming to Xbox One

MICROSOFT: The Halo Channel coming to Xbox One

Platform holder Microsoft may have scrapped the majority of its original programming plans, but there’s no stopping the Chief.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2014 at 2:17PM in News
MICROSOFT: White Xbox One bundle announced for Sunset Overdrive

MICROSOFT: White Xbox One bundle announced for Sunset Overdrive

A white Xbox One will be available as part of a Sunset Overdrive bundle, Insomniac Games has revealed.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 12th 2014 at 2:16PM in News