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Microsoft ships 3.9m Xbox Ones

Microsoft ships 3.9m Xbox Ones

Microsoft has reported revenue of $24.52bn for the quarter ending on December 31st, 2013 – a 14 per cent increase in net sales fueled by what the firm ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 24th 2014 at 7:15AM in News
Non-disclosed YouTube payments unlikely to fall foul of US law

Non-disclosed YouTube payments unlikely to fall foul of US law

The ambiguity surrounding the frankness of YouTube payment disclosures means that this week’s scandal is unlikely to result in any legal action in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 23rd 2014 at 2:51PM in News
Microsoft and Machinima defend YouTube Xbox One deal

Microsoft and Machinima defend YouTube Xbox One deal

Microsoft and Machinma have responded to yesterday's report on the pair's confidential Xbox One endorsement arrangement, claiming that the deal was a “typical marketing partnership.”

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 21st 2014 at 9:28PM in News
Harmonix's unannounced Xbox One Kinect game cancelled - rumour

Harmonix's unannounced Xbox One Kinect game cancelled - rumour

Harmonix is rumoured to have put an end to the development of an unannounced Xbox One Kinect effort.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 21st 2014 at 8:37AM in News

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First Xbox One price cut appears online

First Xbox One price cut appears online

Xbox One is the subject of a price cut for the first time by a UK online retailer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 20th 2014 at 3:20PM in News
Publishers demanding console price cuts next month - report

Publishers demanding console price cuts next month - report

Sony and Microsoft will cut the price of PS3 and Xbox 360 next month, a US analyst has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 20th 2014 at 3:11PM in News
Fable Trilogy bundle confirmed, may launch alongside Fable Anniversary

Fable Trilogy bundle confirmed, may launch alongside Fable Anniversary

A Fable Trilogy bundle containing Fable Anniversary, Fable 2, and Fable 3 is in the works for Xbox 360, Microsoft has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 20th 2014 at 4:08AM in News
343 Industries hires professional Halo player

343 Industries hires professional Halo player

Halo developer 343 Industries has hired professional gamer Eric Hewitt.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 14th 2014 at 6:45AM in News

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Licensed K'Nex Titanfall sets announced

Licensed K'Nex Titanfall sets announced

Upcoming Xbox and PC shooter Titanfall is to star in a range of K’Nex construction toy sets.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2014 at 11:47AM in News
Windows 9 reveal due in April - rumour

Windows 9 reveal due in April - rumour

Details of Microsoft’s next major Windows release are rumoured to be unveiled at the firm’s annual Build conference in April this year.

by Laura Barnes
on Jan 13th 2014 at 11:04AM in News
State of Decay's Undead Labs signs with Microsoft

State of Decay's Undead Labs signs with Microsoft

Microsoft has entered into a “multi-year, multi-title agreement" with State of Decay developer Undead Labs.

by Seth Tipps
on Jan 13th 2014 at 10:42AM in News
Xbox One Twitch integration further delayed

Xbox One Twitch integration further delayed

Livestreaming support on Xbox One is still months away, according to its provider Twitch.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 10th 2014 at 2:24AM in News

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Spencer admits it "didn't feel good" to delay Xbox One in Euro markets

Spencer admits it "didn't feel good" to delay Xbox One in Euro markets

Microsoft Studios boss Phil Spencer has spoken about his disappointment at his company’s decision to postpone the launch of Xbox One in some territories.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2014 at 11:38AM in News
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

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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
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
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