Entries in 'Microsoft' (478)

Remedy 'baffled' by fanboy fury over Quantum Break PC release

Remedy 'baffled' by fanboy fury over Quantum Break PC release

The creative director of Quantum Break says gamer anger over console exclusives leaves him baffled.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 1st 2016 at 11:19AM in News
Every Xbox One can now be used as a developer kit

Every Xbox One can now be used as a developer kit

A major feature of the Xbox One touted before the console’s launch in 2013 has come to fruition.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 31st 2016 at 1:56PM in News
How PC can save the Xbox

How PC can save the Xbox

For all the challenges Microsoft has faced in the story of Xbox One, there’s no denying that the tech giant has been open to change.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 24th 2016 at 10:51AM in News

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Spencer apologises for school girl dancers GDC stunt

Spencer apologises for school girl dancers GDC stunt

Microsoft has apologised for its use of female dancers dressed as school girls at a GDC party last week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2016 at 10:58AM in News
Microsoft surveys about possible digital games buy-backs

Microsoft surveys about possible digital games buy-backs

Gamers may in the future be able to sell their digital Xbox purchases back to Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2016 at 10:26AM in News
Microsoft teams up with ESL for eSports platform on Xbox, Windows

Microsoft teams up with ESL for eSports platform on Xbox, Windows

Microsoft has enlisted the help of ESL to produce a standardised tournament system for Xbox Live games.

Chris Higgins
by Chris Higgins
on Mar 17th 2016 at 12:22PM in News
Sony 'happy' to consider PSN Xbox Live cross-platform play

Sony 'happy' to consider PSN Xbox Live cross-platform play

PlayStation-Xbox cross-platform multiplayer may be closer to becoming a reality.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 16th 2016 at 1:16PM in News

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The Division co-developer heads to Guildford to meet Lionhead staff

The Division co-developer heads to Guildford to meet Lionhead staff

Ubisoft is the latest publisher to head to Guildford to offer work to Lionhead staff.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 15th 2016 at 1:30PM in News
Splash Damage is working on Gears of War 4's multiplayer

Splash Damage is working on Gears of War 4's multiplayer

London developer Splash Damage is once again back in the Gears of War fold, developer The Coalition has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 15th 2016 at 12:29PM in News
Microsoft could yet bring digital game sharing to Xbox One

Microsoft could yet bring digital game sharing to Xbox One

One of the features lost in Microsoft’s big Xbox One u-turn in 2013 could yet be revisited.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 15th 2016 at 9:25AM in News

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Spencer concedes PC gamers may have little reason to buy an Xbox One

Spencer concedes PC gamers may have little reason to buy an Xbox One

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has admitted that the number of Xbox titles making their way to PC may reduce the need for some corners of the market to buy into ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 14th 2016 at 12:10PM in News
PlayStation heads to Guildford to hire Lionhead staff

PlayStation heads to Guildford to hire Lionhead staff

PlayStation is holding a job fair for Lionhead employees on Monday.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 11th 2016 at 10:57AM in News
OPINION: Dear Xbox, I think you're making a mistake with Lionhead

OPINION: Dear Xbox, I think you're making a mistake with Lionhead

Phil Spencer’s repetitive insistence that Xbox remains ‘committed to first party’ seems to be falling on deaf ears.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 11th 2016 at 10:03AM in News
Gears of War 4 'possibly' coming to PC

Gears of War 4 'possibly' coming to PC

The developer of the next Gears of War has not ruled out a release for the game on PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 10th 2016 at 10:27AM in News

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Now Spencer calms Xbox console upgrade talk

Now Spencer calms Xbox console upgrade talk

Having distanced himself from comments made about the further merging of Xbox and PC, Phil Spencer has now watered down his stance about possible console hardware upgrading.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 7th 2016 at 1:04PM in News
Microsoft responds to Sweeney's rallying cry

Microsoft responds to Sweeney's rallying cry

Windows 10 is not an attempt to close off the world of PC gaming to third parties, Microsoft has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 4th 2016 at 2:49PM in News
Remedy writer 'slightly confused' by Quantum Break PC release criticism

Remedy writer 'slightly confused' by Quantum Break PC release criticism

A writer for developer Remedy has said that he was left a little baffled by the angry reaction to last month’s news that Quantum Break will be released for PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 4th 2016 at 12:20PM in News
Sweeney: We must fight Microsoft's attempt to monopolise PC gaming

Sweeney: We must fight Microsoft's attempt to monopolise PC gaming

Epic founder Tim Sweeney has severely criticised what he sees at Microsoft’s attempt to take control of the PC games market via its new Universal Windows Platform (UWP) standard.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 4th 2016 at 10:58AM in News
Phil Spencer continues his war against fanboyism

Phil Spencer continues his war against fanboyism

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has once again challenged the fanboys of social media by stating that those who wish a game to fail because of its host platform aren’t real ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2016 at 3:54PM in News
Internet connection required to experience Quantum Break's TV drama

Internet connection required to experience Quantum Break's TV drama

Microsoft has altered the way in which it intends to deliver Quantum Break’s unusual combination of game and live-action TV show.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2016 at 10:25AM in News
Gears of War Ultimate Edition out now on PC

Gears of War Ultimate Edition out now on PC

Having been without a release date since its announcement, the PC version of Gears of War Ultimate Edition is available right now.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 1st 2016 at 3:29PM in News
Spencer: We didn't stop revealing Xbox sales figures to hide something

Spencer: We didn't stop revealing Xbox sales figures to hide something

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has insisted that Microsoft did not make the decision to stop confiding Xbox One sales figures in an effort to hide to truth about its performance.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 1st 2016 at 2:38PM in News
Microsoft says it wants to further blend PC and Xbox One, hints at console hardware upgrades

Microsoft says it wants to further blend PC and Xbox One, hints at console hardware upgrades

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has confirmed that Microsoft’s games strategy is to blend its Xbox and PC operations into a single gaming ecosystem.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 1st 2016 at 2:33PM in News