Entries in 'Microsoft' (845)

Microsoft is 'absolutely continuing to support Kinect'

Microsoft is 'absolutely continuing to support Kinect'

Kinect is not dead. That’s the message from Microsoft, despite the fact the peripheral was not mentioned once in its Xbox E3 press conference earlier this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2015 at 3:30PM in News
May and Hammond will not be joined by Clarkson in Forza 6

May and Hammond will not be joined by Clarkson in Forza 6

Only two members of Top Gear’s (nor former) iconic trio will feature in Microsoft’s upcoming Xbox One racer Forza Motorsport 6.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2015 at 10:33AM in News
Microsoft predicts a 'massive migration' to Xbox One this holiday

Microsoft predicts a 'massive migration' to Xbox One this holiday

Xbox One is in prime position to dominate next-gen hardware sales later this year following what was undoubtedly an exciting E3, Microsoft predicts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 19th 2015 at 9:59AM in News
343 founder: We won't skip beta tests for Halo games from now on

343 founder: We won't skip beta tests for Halo games from now on

343 Industries head Bonnie Ross has stressed the need to run beta tests for future Halo titles, citing Halo 5: Guardians and Halo: The Master Chief Collection as right and ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 19th 2015 at 4:49AM in News

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Halo 5: Guardians has multiplayer transactions

Halo 5: Guardians has multiplayer transactions

Developer 343 Industries has confirmed that microtransactions are included in the multiplayer part of upcoming Xbox One title Halo 5: Guardians.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2015 at 3:16PM in News
Microsoft targets Xbox 360 owners with backward compatibility announcement

Microsoft targets Xbox 360 owners with backward compatibility announcement

Microsoft has ramped up in its battle to convince Xbox 360 gamers not to defect to PlayStation.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 18th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Stephen Elop is leaving Microsoft

Stephen Elop is leaving Microsoft

Former Nokia boss Stephen Elop is leaving Microsoft a little over a year after overseeing its purchase of the Finnish mobile firm.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2015 at 3:53PM in News
Microsoft has unannounced Kinect games in the works

Microsoft has unannounced Kinect games in the works

Kinect may have been totally absent from Microsoft’s excellent E3 presentation, but the company says that software is still in development for the machine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2015 at 3:16PM in News

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Gears of War Ultimate Edition set for PC release

Gears of War Ultimate Edition set for PC release

The HD upgrade of Xbox 360 title Gears of War is coming to PC, too.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 17th 2015 at 10:28AM in News
Super League to host Minecraft eSports events in US theaters

Super League to host Minecraft eSports events in US theaters

eSports organization Super League Gaming has announced plans for its upcoming summer tour, which will feature casual and competitive Minecraft sessions in movie theaters across US cities.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 17th 2015 at 7:01AM in News
Treyarch: Call of Duty's PlayStation partnership won't harm the Xbox game

Treyarch: Call of Duty's PlayStation partnership won't harm the Xbox game

Call of Duty is now in camp PlayStation, but developer Treyarch insists Xbox fans should not worry.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 16th 2015 at 11:27PM in News
Final Fantasy VII is dominating the E3 YouTube battle

Final Fantasy VII is dominating the E3 YouTube battle

If YouTube viewer numbers are the barometer of E3 excitement, then it’s Final Fantasy VII that has stolen the show.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2015 at 4:17PM in News

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Elite Xbox Controller costs £130

Elite Xbox Controller costs £130

UPDATE: GAME has listed the controller with a UK price tag of £130. A previous listing for £45 on GameStop has since been removed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2015 at 12:35PM in News
22 games confirmed for Xbox One's 360 backwards compatibility

22 games confirmed for Xbox One's 360 backwards compatibility

The Xbox 360 games available to Xbox One Preview members has been confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2015 at 12:06PM in News
VIDEO: Watch Microsoft's incredible Minecraft Hololens demo

VIDEO: Watch Microsoft's incredible Minecraft Hololens demo

Shenmue 3, The Last Guardian, Final Fantasy VII – E3 2015 has been full of big moments, and Microsoft’s Minecraft Hololens demo is right up there with the biggest.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2015 at 11:47AM in News
Opinion: Xbox One backwards compatibility is a console war game changer

Opinion: Xbox One backwards compatibility is a console war game changer

The noise that greeted the news that Xbox One would now be backwards compatible with Xbox 360 titles said everything you needed to know about how big a deal that ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 16th 2015 at 1:27AM in News

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MICROSOFT E3 2015 ROUNDUP: They promised the best E3 ever, and delivered

MICROSOFT E3 2015 ROUNDUP: They promised the best E3 ever, and delivered

“The best line-up in Xbox history”. That was the promise Microsoft made in the run-up to E3 2015, and it’s hard to argue that it failed to deliver.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 15th 2015 at 7:37PM in News
MICROSOFT: Gear of Wars 4 revealed alongside Ultimate Edition of first game

MICROSOFT: Gear of Wars 4 revealed alongside Ultimate Edition of first game

Gears of War is getting somewhat of a rebrand for its latest instalment.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 15th 2015 at 7:01PM in News
MICROSOFT: HoloLens gets brand new version of Minecraft

MICROSOFT: HoloLens gets brand new version of Minecraft

There’s a new version of Minecraft on the way made specifically for Hololens.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 15th 2015 at 6:51PM in News
MICROSOFT: Rare announces brand new Xbox One IP, Rare Replay collection

MICROSOFT: Rare announces brand new Xbox One IP, Rare Replay collection

Banjo-Kazooie creator Rare has come out in full force at Microsoft's E3 press conference.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 15th 2015 at 6:45PM in News
MICROSOFT: First Rise of the Tomb Raider gameplay shown, date revealed

MICROSOFT: First Rise of the Tomb Raider gameplay shown, date revealed

Crystal Dynamics took to the stage at the E3 Xbox media briefing to show off the first gameplay from the upcoming Rise of the Tomb Raider.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 15th 2015 at 6:38PM in News
MICROSOFT: Console Early Access is happening

MICROSOFT: Console Early Access is happening

Steam’s popular (but controversial) Early Access program now has a console equivalent.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 15th 2015 at 6:32PM in News
MICROSOFT: Rainbow Six Siege will include both Rainbow Six Vegas games

MICROSOFT: Rainbow Six Siege will include both Rainbow Six Vegas games

Microsoft certainly hasn't waited around to take advantage of the Xbox One's new backwards compatibility.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 15th 2015 at 6:22PM in News
MICROSOFT: Dark Souls III confirmed for spring 2016

MICROSOFT: Dark Souls III confirmed for spring 2016

Many had expected it to be revealed at Sony’s conference later tonight, but Microsoft has played host to official confirmation of Dark Souls III.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 15th 2015 at 6:16PM in News