Entries in 'Microsoft' (1032)

Platform holders pick up Japanese Call of Duty publishing duties

Platform holders pick up Japanese Call of Duty publishing duties

Square Enix is no longer the publisher of Call of Duty in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2015 at 11:19AM in News
VIDEO: Gears of War gets re-made Mad World trailer

VIDEO: Gears of War gets re-made Mad World trailer

Microsoft set somewhat of a trend when it broke the mold with its 2006 Gears of War trailer, and now that classic has been revisited for the game’s re-release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 17th 2015 at 2:59PM in News
Windows 10 can automatically disable pirated software

Windows 10 can automatically disable pirated software

Agreeing to Windows 10’s End User Licence Agreement gives the software the right to automatically disable pirated games from a user’s computer or phone.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 17th 2015 at 2:39PM in News
Steven Spielberg's Halo TV show remains in active development - report

Steven Spielberg's Halo TV show remains in active development - report

Microsoft’s Steven Spielberg-produced Halo television series is reportedly still in the works.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 16th 2015 at 10:04PM in News

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Competitive Call of Duty switches from Xbox to PlayStation

Competitive Call of Duty switches from Xbox to PlayStation

Sony’s new marketing tie-up with Activision’s Call of Duty will extend to the eSports arena.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2015 at 12:37PM in News
Crackdown 3's destructible world restricted to multiplayer

Crackdown 3's destructible world restricted to multiplayer

The highly impressive 100% destructible world of Microsoft’s Xbox One exclusive Crackdown 3 will be limited to the game’s online multiplayer mode.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2015 at 12:04PM in News
Dovetail Games announces Xbox partnership

Dovetail Games announces Xbox partnership

Train Simulator firm Dovetail Games has announced a deal with Microsoft to bring some of its future games to Xbox One and Windows 10.

on Aug 7th 2015 at 10:14AM in News
Xbox One DVR requires an external hard drive

Xbox One DVR requires an external hard drive

The new DVR functionality for Xbox One comes with a major caveat – it will only work with consoles fitted out with an external hard drive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2015 at 3:20PM in News

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VIDEO: See Crackdown 3's 100% destructible world in action

VIDEO: See Crackdown 3's 100% destructible world in action

Microsoft’s cloud-powered destructible environments in Crackdown could be the next big next-gen evolution if they deliver on the pitch shown in this live demonstration.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2015 at 11:26AM in News
Spencer: Market share has nothing to do with it - Sony is buying third party deals

Spencer: Market share has nothing to do with it - Sony is buying third party deals

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has rejected any notion that PS4 is home to more third party titles than Xbox One due to its superior market share.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2015 at 10:08AM in News
Xbox One and 360 get dedicated 2TB hard drives

Xbox One and 360 get dedicated 2TB hard drives

Microsoft has teamed up with Seagate to offer a hard drive specifically designed for either the Xbox One or Xbox 360.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2015 at 3:51PM in News
There are now more N64 games available on Xbox One than Wii U

There are now more N64 games available on Xbox One than Wii U

Here’s an interesting observation – Xbox One owners can as of this week play more N64 games on their system than Wii U owners.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2015 at 3:03PM in News

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Forza 6 is 'the biggest and most realistic' game in the racing franchise yet

Forza 6 is 'the biggest and most realistic' game in the racing franchise yet

Forza Motorsport 6 will be the biggest and most realistic entry in the series yet, says Turn 10 Studios content director John Wendl.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Aug 5th 2015 at 1:40PM in News
Halo 5 Pink Mist Edition includes replica Needler, costs £450

Halo 5 Pink Mist Edition includes replica Needler, costs £450

Microsoft has revealed one of the more luxurious special editions of recent times.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2015 at 10:14AM in News
GAMESCOM: Microsoft's 'one more thing' - Creative Assembly's Halo Wars 2

GAMESCOM: Microsoft's 'one more thing' - Creative Assembly's Halo Wars 2

Microsoft closed its Gamescom 2015 conference with a good old fashioned ‘one more thing’, this year, although it wasn’t what the preamble had led many to believe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 4th 2015 at 4:33PM in News
GAMESCOM: Rise of the Tomb Raider dated for November

GAMESCOM: Rise of the Tomb Raider dated for November

Tomb Raider sequel Rise of the Tomb Raider is coming to Xbox One this mid-November.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 4th 2015 at 4:32PM in News

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GAMESCOM: Xbox investing $1m into eSports in biggest-ever drive

GAMESCOM: Xbox investing $1m into eSports in biggest-ever drive

Xbox is finally making a serious move into the eSports sector, it seems.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 4th 2015 at 4:14PM in News
GAMESCOM: Watch the new Dark Souls 3 gameplay trailer here

GAMESCOM: Watch the new Dark Souls 3 gameplay trailer here

Just as it did at E3, Microsoft has used its Gamescom platform to show off some brand new footage of Dark Souls 3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 4th 2015 at 4:01PM in News
GAMESCOM: Homefront: The Revolution resurfaces, Xbox One beta out later this year

GAMESCOM: Homefront: The Revolution resurfaces, Xbox One beta out later this year

Homefront: The Revolution is still alive and kicking, and looks to be set for release next year.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 4th 2015 at 3:59PM in News
GAMESCOM: Mojang's next game, Cobalt, is coming to Xbox One

GAMESCOM: Mojang's next game, Cobalt, is coming to Xbox One

Minecraft creator Mojang's new game will be a console exclusive on Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 4th 2015 at 3:54PM in News
GAMESCOM: Indie title We Happy Few is BioShock meets Victorian London

GAMESCOM: Indie title We Happy Few is BioShock meets Victorian London

We Happy few is a brand new indie horror game coming to Xbox One.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 4th 2015 at 3:46PM in News
GAMESCOM: Cities Skylines is 'first to console' on Xbox One

GAMESCOM: Cities Skylines is 'first to console' on Xbox One

Microsoft has announced that hit PC title Cities Skylines is coming to consoles – and it will be on Xbox One before other platforms.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 4th 2015 at 3:40PM in News
GAMESCOM: Bloodstained will be cross-play between Xbox One and Windows 10

GAMESCOM: Bloodstained will be cross-play between Xbox One and Windows 10

Castlevania spiritual successor Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night will be available to cross-play on both Xbox One and Windows 10.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 4th 2015 at 3:39PM in News
GAMESCOM: Xbox One backwards compatibility rolls out in November

GAMESCOM: Xbox One backwards compatibility rolls out in November

Xbox One’s backwards compatibility with Xbox 360 games will be rolled out to all users in November.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 4th 2015 at 3:34PM in News