Entries in 'Microsoft' (441)

Now Windows 7, 8 and Vista lock out some old games too

Now Windows 7, 8 and Vista lock out some old games too

In August it was revealed that the then new Windows 10 would lock out some older disc-based games that used certain DRM methods.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2015 at 9:24AM in News
Rock Band 4 Xbox One release and instrument adapter to be sold separately

Rock Band 4 Xbox One release and instrument adapter to be sold separately

The legacy instruments adapter for the Xbox One release of Rock Band 4 has been made available for individual purchase, Harmonix has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 24th 2015 at 5:39AM in News
Xbox boss: Halo can have the same longevity as Star Wars

Xbox boss: Halo can have the same longevity as Star Wars

The Halo franchise stands alone in the world of first person shooters due to its fans attachment to its characters.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2015 at 11:09AM in News
Xbox One is getting two exclusive JRPGs

Xbox One is getting two exclusive JRPGs

Japanese publisher Experience has announced its intention to release two JRPGs on Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 14th 2015 at 3:37PM in News

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Xbox Live Indie Games program shutting down

Xbox Live Indie Games program shutting down

Microsoft is taking steps to gradually pull support of Xbox 360's Xbox Live Indie Games service, the firm has told registered developers.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 14th 2015 at 3:10AM in News
PS4 topped US hardware sales once again in August

PS4 topped US hardware sales once again in August

NPD data has shown yet another monthly sales victory for the PS4 in America.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2015 at 9:32AM in News
Elite: Dangerous Xbox One full release set for October

Elite: Dangerous Xbox One full release set for October

Elite: Dangerous is heading for full release on Xbox One next month, developer Frontier has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 10th 2015 at 10:51PM in News
Minecraft welcomes five-player, cross-platform multiplayer

Minecraft welcomes five-player, cross-platform multiplayer

Microsoft has announced one of the most significant updates ever to be released for Minecraft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2015 at 2:04PM in News

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Castle Crashers Remastered heads to Xbox One this week

Castle Crashers Remastered heads to Xbox One this week

Castle Crashers Remastered will launch on Xbox One this week, developer The Behemoth has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 7th 2015 at 10:41PM in News
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

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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
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

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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
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
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