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Kinect-less Xbox One announced by Microsoft

Kinect-less Xbox One announced by Microsoft

Microsoft has upped its game in the next-gen race by announcing a new Xbox One SKU that doesn’t include a Kinect camera.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2014 at 3:55PM in News
Microsoft to cut Xbox Live Gold subscription requirement for media apps - report

Microsoft to cut Xbox Live Gold subscription requirement for media apps - report

Services such as Netflix and Hulu will soon be free to access on Xbox One and Xbox 360, a new report has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2014 at 9:27AM in News
Console games market rushes to capitalise on £8bn Chinese goldmine

Console games market rushes to capitalise on £8bn Chinese goldmine

Publishers and platform holders no longer have to ignore one of the world’s biggest video games markets. China is open for business.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on May 9th 2014 at 11:02AM in News
Microsoft parity cause rules out Curve Digital games for Xbox One

Microsoft parity cause rules out Curve Digital games for Xbox One

Games such as The Swapper, MouseCraft and Titan Attacks won’t be released on Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2014 at 12:28PM in News

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Microsoft in negotiations with Showtime for Halo TV deal - report

Microsoft in negotiations with Showtime for Halo TV deal - report

Microsoft Xbox Entertainment Studios is reportedly in “deep negotiations” with cable television network Showtime to create a live-action Halo drama series.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 7th 2014 at 12:21AM in News
Xbox One's Amazing Spider-Man 2 swinging to retail this month

Xbox One's Amazing Spider-Man 2 swinging to retail this month

Activision has said that The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will be released physically on Xbox One in the UK some time in early May.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2014 at 2:01PM in News
And Microsoft recruits new marketing agencies, too

And Microsoft recruits new marketing agencies, too

Microsoft has named two global advertising agencies after a three-month review.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 1st 2014 at 4:09PM in News
McGee: Xbox One will fail in China

McGee: Xbox One will fail in China

Developer American McGee has described Microsoft’s decision to release Xbox in China as a ‘blunder’.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2014 at 3:25PM in News

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Exclusive IP remains a key strategy for Xbox

Exclusive IP remains a key strategy for Xbox

With a decent line-up of exclusive games both already available and on the way, it’s perhaps no surprise, of course.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2014 at 11:23AM in News
Xbox boss confirms Microsoft is working on virtual reality

Xbox boss confirms Microsoft is working on virtual reality

Phil Spencer has said that the virtual reality revolution may indeed finally be upon us.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2014 at 11:14AM in News
Amazing Spider-Man 2 here to stay on Xbox One and 360

Amazing Spider-Man 2 here to stay on Xbox One and 360

Microsoft has confirmed that The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is now officially available on both Xbox consoles in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 30th 2014 at 10:10AM in News
Minecraft Xbox One Edition will take Xbox 360 save transfers

Minecraft Xbox One Edition will take Xbox 360 save transfers

Microsoft has confirmed that the upcoming Xbox One version of Minecraft will allow users to transfer their saves from Xbox 360.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 25th 2014 at 3:01PM in News

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Xbox hardware supplies have overtaken demand, Microsoft says

Xbox hardware supplies have overtaken demand, Microsoft says

Microsoft CFO Amy Hood has told investors that there will be a "channel inventory drawdown for Xbox consoles".

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 25th 2014 at 1:09PM in News
Xbox One sold 1.2m in last quarter as Xbox revenue rises

Xbox One sold 1.2m in last quarter as Xbox revenue rises

Microsoft has said that it sold 1.2m Xbox One consoles in the quarter ending March 31st.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 25th 2014 at 9:40AM in News
Xbox One gets Japan release date

Xbox One gets Japan release date

Xbox One will be available in Japan in September, according to Famitsu.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 23rd 2014 at 9:39AM in News
Nokia has a new name - Microsoft Mobile

Nokia has a new name - Microsoft Mobile

The Nokia brand name will be dropped by Microsoft once it officially acquires the mobile manufacturer.

by Laura Barnes
on Apr 22nd 2014 at 10:43AM in News

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GAME to close its Xbox store

GAME to close its Xbox store

The Xbox shop in London closes this month, MCV can reveal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 16th 2014 at 2:12PM in News
Xbox One Paris Saint Germain bundle heading to French retail

Xbox One Paris Saint Germain bundle heading to French retail

Recently downed Champions League quarter finalists Paris Saint Germain are to get the Xbox One bundle treatment in France.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2014 at 10:30AM in News
No digital release for Titanfall on Xbox 360

No digital release for Titanfall on Xbox 360

EA will not be releasing the Xbox 360 version of Titanfall as a Games on Demand download.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 14th 2014 at 9:53AM in News
Magic 2015: Duels of the Planeswalkers gets Xbox console exclusivity

Magic 2015: Duels of the Planeswalkers gets Xbox console exclusivity

It appears that the next Magic: The Gathering game will not be released on PlayStation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 11th 2014 at 12:45PM in News
UPDATED: Xbox One with Titanfall available for £349

UPDATED: Xbox One with Titanfall available for £349

The biggest price cut yet for Microsoft’s Xbox One has hit the UK High Street.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 11th 2014 at 10:09AM in News
Xbox can do for Microsoft what iPhone did for Apple, Spencer believes

Xbox can do for Microsoft what iPhone did for Apple, Spencer believes

Microsoft’s new Xbox boss thinks Xbox is the key to Microsoft’s reversal of its recent struggles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2014 at 4:09PM in News
Yet more features added to next Xbox One update

Yet more features added to next Xbox One update

Microsoft’s impressive efforts to continue upgrading the Xbox One have taken a step forward with yet more features confirmed for the next update.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2014 at 12:26PM in News
Spencer: Dropping Kinect is not the No.1 Xbox One request

Spencer: Dropping Kinect is not the No.1 Xbox One request

Microsoft has insisted that the dropping of Kinect is not the most requested Xbox One amendment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2014 at 10:54AM in News
Ubisoft to publish AirMech on Xbox 360

Ubisoft to publish AirMech on Xbox 360

Carbon Games' free-to-play RTS AirMech is heading to Xbox 360, courtesty of Ubisoft.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 7th 2014 at 7:44PM in News