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Microsoft details massive ad campaign for biggest ever Xbox One launch

Microsoft details massive ad campaign for biggest ever Xbox One launch

Microsoft says that over 80 per cent of UK gamers will have already seen an ad for Halo 5.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 15th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Spencer talks PS4 lead, impact of Xbox One launch struggles

Spencer talks PS4 lead, impact of Xbox One launch struggles

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has admitted that he doesn’t know if the Xbox One can ever catch PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 9th 2015 at 1:15PM in News
Rare in the community

Rare in the community

Put the Rare Replay compilation disc into the Xbox One and you’ll be greeted by a song and dance routine.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 8th 2015 at 1:47PM in News
Microsoft: All Xbox One controllers will be remappable

Microsoft: All Xbox One controllers will be remappable

Xbox One's Elite controller won't be the console's only remappable peripheral for long, Microsoft has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 7th 2015 at 5:56PM in News

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$3k HoloLens dev kits will start shipping early next year

$3k HoloLens dev kits will start shipping early next year

Microsoft will start shipping dev kits for its augmented reality headset HoloLens during the first quarter of 2016.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Oct 7th 2015 at 2:55PM in News
Microsoft purchases Havok from Intel

Microsoft purchases Havok from Intel

Microsoft has acquired Ireland-based middleware developer Havok from Intel.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 3rd 2015 at 7:51PM in News
Microsoft reveals Xbox One Fallout 4 hardware bundle

Microsoft reveals Xbox One Fallout 4 hardware bundle

Microsoft has announced there will be an Xbox One hardware bundle featuring the upcoming Fallout 4.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 2nd 2015 at 3:07PM in News
Microsoft reveals new Gears of War: Ultimate Edition, Kinect Xbox One bundles

Microsoft reveals new Gears of War: Ultimate Edition, Kinect Xbox One bundles

Microsoft has announced two new Xbox One bundles ahead of the holiday season.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 1st 2015 at 6:45PM in News

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Twisted Pixel leaves Microsoft

Twisted Pixel leaves Microsoft

Gunslinger and Splosion Man developer Twisted Pixel is no longer part of Microsoft Studios, the developer has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 30th 2015 at 8:08PM in News
Project Spark is dropping microtransactions

Project Spark is dropping microtransactions

Xbox One title Project Spark is ditching its free-to-play elements and becoming a properly free game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 29th 2015 at 10:07AM in News
VIDEO: Halo 5 Guardians TV trailer is bad news for Master Chief

VIDEO: Halo 5 Guardians TV trailer is bad news for Master Chief

We suspect this is not the spoiler it appears to be on face value, but regardless Microsoft’s TV spot for Halo 5: Guardians strikes a downbeat chord for fans of ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 28th 2015 at 2:32PM in News
The remaster plan: Is it time for publishers to leave the past alone?

The remaster plan: Is it time for publishers to leave the past alone?

Dark Souls, Banjo-Kazooie, Zelda, Resident Evil, God of War, Devil May Cry, Final Fantasy, Grim Fandango, Borderlands, Gears of War, Journey, Saints Row... 2015’s release schedule reads somewhat like a ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 28th 2015 at 12:30PM in News

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Microsoft and Creative England relaunch £500k Greenshoots initiative

Microsoft and Creative England relaunch £500k Greenshoots initiative

The Greenshoots incubator is back, with more money for start-up studios and covering a far broader area.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 24th 2015 at 11:00AM in News
Microsoft vows that Halo 5 multiplayer will be 'rock solid'

Microsoft vows that Halo 5 multiplayer will be 'rock solid'

Halo 5: Guardians won’t suffer the same troubled launch as its predecessor, Halo: The Master Chief Collection.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 24th 2015 at 10:15AM in News
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

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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
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
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