Entries in 'Microsoft' (542)

Halo's first major Xbox One 'journey' still planned for 2014

Halo's first major Xbox One 'journey' still planned for 2014

The Halo franchise's next major entry is still scheduled to land in 2014, Halo PR manager Rob Semsey has assured.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 7th 2014 at 6:54AM in News
Xbox One sells 3m units worldwide

Xbox One sells 3m units worldwide

Microsoft's Xbox One has surpassed 3m units sold.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 7th 2014 at 6:18AM in News
Microsoft pledges to "refine" Xbox One UI according to user feedback

Microsoft pledges to "refine" Xbox One UI according to user feedback

The Xbox One user interface will be adapted and refined over time according to user feedback, Microsoft has promised.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2014 at 11:07AM in News
Microsoft admits that disc-less Xbox One was seriously considered

Microsoft admits that disc-less Xbox One was seriously considered

A disc-less Xbox One was at one stage very much a possibility.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 2nd 2014 at 11:05AM in News

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Most read stories of 2013: 1-10

Most read stories of 2013: 1-10

Bully 2 rumours and the creation of the FIFA series: the top ten stories of 2013. 

on Jan 1st 2014 at 1:00PM in News
PS4 outsold Xbox One by 166,000 consoles in UK last year

PS4 outsold Xbox One by 166,000 consoles in UK last year

PS4 and Xbox One posted incredible sales figures in the UK, with Sony coming out on top.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 1st 2014 at 12:01AM in News
REVIEW OF THE YEAR: The next-gen arrives

REVIEW OF THE YEAR: The next-gen arrives

2013 was a huge year for the market. Even the launch of the biggest entertainment product of all time will forever be overshadowed by the year’s biggest moments: the launch ...

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Dec 31st 2013 at 9:00AM in News
Google's most searched tech gadget in 2013 is PS4

Google's most searched tech gadget in 2013 is PS4

PlayStation 4 was Google’s most-searched for gadget in the US this year.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 22nd 2013 at 11:30PM in News

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343: We're looking to have Halo experiences in as many formats as possible

343: We're looking to have Halo experiences in as many formats as possible

Halo 4 developer 343 Industries hopes to bring the FPS franchise to a multitude of digital and physical formats, according to Halo: Spartan Assault lead designer Mike Ellis.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 17th 2013 at 6:48PM in News
Here's that £6,000 Xbox One you asked for

Here's that £6,000 Xbox One you asked for

We’ve heard a few stories of folks paying over the odds on eBay to get hold of an Xbox One for Christmas, but this is something else.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 17th 2013 at 9:37AM in News
Turn 10 'disappointed' to have let down Forza fans; No microtransaction pressure from MS

Turn 10 'disappointed' to have let down Forza fans; No microtransaction pressure from MS

Dan Greenawalt has admitted to disappointment about what he regards as letting down fans with aspects of Xbox One launch title Forza 5.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 13th 2013 at 10:14AM in News
Release date confirmed for Fable Anniversary

Release date confirmed for Fable Anniversary

Microsoft has announced a European release date for Xbox 360 RPG remake Fable Anniversary.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2013 at 2:55PM in News

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Xbox pledges 'urgent' support to angry indie retailers

Xbox pledges 'urgent' support to angry indie retailers

Microsoft says it’s urgently looking to help independent retailers who have been left in the dark over their Xbox One stock allocation.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Dec 12th 2013 at 1:19PM in News
PS4 and Xbox One sales "in a dead heat", analyst claims

PS4 and Xbox One sales "in a dead heat", analyst claims

Baird Equity Research’s Colin Sebastian has claimed that sales of PS4 and Xbox One are neck-and-neck.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2013 at 2:39PM in News
Xbox One sells 2m units in 18 days

Xbox One sells 2m units in 18 days

Microsoft has confirmed that Xbox One has sold 2m units on its first 18 days of availability.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2013 at 2:27PM in News
Xbox One not getting Nordic release until Q3 2014 - report

Xbox One not getting Nordic release until Q3 2014 - report

The wait for Xbox One in some European territories could be far longer than had been expected.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2013 at 10:30AM in News

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Report: Xbox One hard drive space capped at 362 GB

Report: Xbox One hard drive space capped at 362 GB

Xbox One's 500 GB hard drive reportedly maxes out around 362 GB used, meaning more than 25 per cent of the console's storage space is used up before any game ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 11th 2013 at 7:40AM in News
First Xbox One system update arrives

First Xbox One system update arrives

Xbox One's first required system update is out now, according to Microsoft's Larry Hryb.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 11th 2013 at 7:17AM in News
Hoax backwards compatibility hack could brick your Xbox One

Hoax backwards compatibility hack could brick your Xbox One

Xbox One owners who follow the instructions in a supposed backwards compatibility hack face wrecking their £425 machine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 10th 2013 at 3:05PM in News
GAME: 'Worried Gamers WILL get their PS4 before Christmas'

GAME: 'Worried Gamers WILL get their PS4 before Christmas'

UK retail giant GAME says all customers who pre-ordered a PS4 and Xbox One for delivery before Christmas will get their console ahead of December 25th.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 10th 2013 at 12:03PM in News
Halo: Spartan Assault Xbox One release dated, 360 delayed

Halo: Spartan Assault Xbox One release dated, 360 delayed

Halo: Spartan Assault will arrive on Xbox One later this month, Microsoft has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 10th 2013 at 5:20AM in News
US PS4 November sales estimated at 1.25m units, 66% ahead of Xbox One

US PS4 November sales estimated at 1.25m units, 66% ahead of Xbox One

It has been estimated that PS4 sold 66 per cent more units than Xbox One in the US in November.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2013 at 4:01PM in News
Microsoft promises to safeguard against "advanced persistent threat" of government data snooping

Microsoft promises to safeguard against "advanced persistent threat" of government data snooping

Government monitoring of internet data presents an “advanced persistent threat” according to a new pro-consumer blog from Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 6th 2013 at 1:18PM in News
Microsoft shuts down Victoria studio

Microsoft shuts down Victoria studio

Microsoft has shut down its Canada-based studio in Victoria, leaving 30 employees out of the job.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 6th 2013 at 7:40AM in News
Vlambeer, Double Fine, Half-Brick and Crytek sign up to ID@Xbox indie initiative

Vlambeer, Double Fine, Half-Brick and Crytek sign up to ID@Xbox indie initiative

The director of the ID@Xbox initiative has outlined the extensive number of partnerships Microsoft has forged with indie devs for the Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2013 at 2:00PM in News