Entries in 'Microsoft' (478)

Microsoft launches Minecraft: Education Edition

Microsoft launches Minecraft: Education Edition

A new version of Minecraft targeted and schools and educators is now available to buy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 2nd 2016 at 10:50AM in News
Surface Pro 4

Get a free Xbox One S and FIFA 17 when you buy a Surface Pro 4 or Surface Book

If you are in the market for a Microsoft Surface this new deal could net you a free Xbox One S with some extra goodies.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 28th 2016 at 12:05PM in News
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Microsoft is raising prices in the UK thanks to Brexit

Microsoft has announced that it will be raising the prices of its business software and cloud services in the UK as a result of Brexit.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 25th 2016 at 12:52PM in News
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Microsoft's gaming revenue declined 5% in Q1 2017

Microsoft's gaming revenue declined 5% in the first quarter of the 2017 financial year, with the company blaming lower console revenue.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 21st 2016 at 11:29AM in News

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GAME: PS3 and 360 are now 'played through'

GAME: PS3 and 360 are now 'played through'

It appears that time is finally up for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 20th 2016 at 11:21AM in News
GAME prepares trade-in push around PS4 Pro and Scorpio

GAME prepares trade-in push around PS4 Pro and Scorpio

Mid-cycle console upgrades will be a boon for specialist retail, says GAME.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 20th 2016 at 10:57AM in News
Gears of War

A Gears of War movie is being made at Universal

A Gears of War movie is in the works at Universal and has the people who helped make Ted and Rise of the Planet of the Apes on board.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 6th 2016 at 10:02AM in News
Xbox One S gets Storm Grey and Deep Blue hardware bundles

Xbox One S gets Storm Grey and Deep Blue hardware bundles

Microsoft has announced yet more Xbox One S hardware bundles for the UK, and this time they feature limited edition coloured versions of the machine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 4th 2016 at 3:54PM in News

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Insomniac wants to bring Sunset Overdrive to PC

Insomniac wants to bring Sunset Overdrive to PC

The developer of Xbox One exclusive Sunset Overdrive has expressed its desire to port the game to PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 29th 2016 at 11:51AM in News
An N64 emulator made it onto Xbox One

An N64 emulator made it onto Xbox One

It’s starting to look as if Xbox One has an emulator problem.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 28th 2016 at 2:25PM in News
Windows 10 passes 400m installations

Windows 10 passes 400m installations

Microsoft is celebrating a big milestone for the latest iteration of its world-conquering operating system.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 27th 2016 at 10:05AM in News
The original Forza Horizon is being retired

The original Forza Horizon is being retired

Forza Horizon 3 arrives tomorrow (September 27th) but its release will bring with it the demise of the series’ earliest instalment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 26th 2016 at 10:43AM in News

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Microsoft: PS4 Pro is not enough to do true 4K

Microsoft: PS4 Pro is not enough to do true 4K

PS4 Pro’s 4.2 teraflops of processing power is not enough to run “true” 4K, Microsoft said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 21st 2016 at 2:54PM in News
Amazon trims PS4 Slim and Xbox One S to £224

Amazon trims PS4 Slim and Xbox One S to £224

Could another Christmas hardware price war be in the offing?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 20th 2016 at 1:15PM in News
Microsoft's Xbox Scorpio games will offer native 4K graphics

Microsoft's Xbox Scorpio games will offer native 4K graphics

The 4K war of words has intensified with a vow from Microsoft that first party Xbox Scorpio titles will support native 4K visuals.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2016 at 3:01PM in News
Microsoft shipped an Xbox One to a customer two months before it was announced

Microsoft shipped an Xbox One to a customer two months before it was announced

Just recently we’ve seen retailers selling consoles before they are announced, but how about the idea of a platform holder shipping one directly to a customer ahead of its ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 14th 2016 at 3:58PM in News

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When Mega Man met Metroid: Microsoft's Joseph Staten on Xbox's new IP ReCore

When Mega Man met Metroid: Microsoft's Joseph Staten on Xbox's new IP ReCore

The pitch for Microsoft’s latest new IP ReCore is a simple one. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Sep 14th 2016 at 9:59AM in News
Camo-coloured 1TB Xbox One S confirmed for UK

Camo-coloured 1TB Xbox One S confirmed for UK

Two Battlefield 1 Xbox One S bundles have been priced and dated by Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2016 at 2:53PM in News
Nesbox emulator blocked on Xbox One

Nesbox emulator blocked on Xbox One

Microsoft has unsurprisingly moved to block the release of a retro games emulator on the Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2016 at 12:16PM in News
PS4 Pro 'could be a final nail in the coffin for Xbox One'

PS4 Pro 'could be a final nail in the coffin for Xbox One'

The price and imminent release of Sony’s new high-spec PS4 could spell bad news for Xbox One, some analysts have predicted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2016 at 9:49AM in News
IHS: Xbox Live is faster and more reliable than PSN

IHS: Xbox Live is faster and more reliable than PSN

Analyst IHS has concluded that Xbox Live remains the best online console network on the market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2016 at 3:24PM in News
Xbox One outsells PS4 for second successive month in the US

Xbox One outsells PS4 for second successive month in the US

Has Xbox One finally turned the tide against PS4 in the North American market?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2016 at 9:48AM in News
Microsoft goes to town on Scorpio's tech advantage over PS4 Pro

Microsoft goes to town on Scorpio's tech advantage over PS4 Pro

That PS4 Pro costs only £350 and is out this year is certainly a surprise. That Xbox Scorpio will be so much more powerful is equally so.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 8th 2016 at 9:20AM in News
Xbox One S, Windows 10 and FIFA: Microsoft's battle for Europe

Xbox One S, Windows 10 and FIFA: Microsoft's battle for Europe

Aaron Greenberg, head of Xbox Games Marketing, talks new hardware, FIFA 17, eSports and Pokémon Go.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 26th 2016 at 10:30AM in News