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iOS shipments overtook Windows last year as PC shipments suffer record decline

iOS shipments overtook Windows last year as PC shipments suffer record decline

There were more Apple iOS devices than Windows devices shipped in 2015.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2016 at 3:09PM in News
Microsoft won't be making a League of Legends HoloLens viewer

Microsoft won't be making a League of Legends HoloLens viewer

A proposal to make a HoloLens application that allows its wearer to observe League of Legends matches won’t be commissioned by Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2016 at 3:43PM in News
Xbox One sales have hit at least 18m units

Xbox One sales have hit at least 18m units

The exact number of Xbox Ones sold worldwide remains a mystery, but we now know that it is in excess of 18m units.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 11th 2016 at 12:33PM in News
ReCore delayed until second half of 2016

ReCore delayed until second half of 2016

Microsoft's new sci-fi franchise ReCore is not going to be make its spring 2016 release date.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 7th 2016 at 11:08AM in News

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200m installs and counting for Windows 10

200m installs and counting for Windows 10

The growth of Windows 10 continues with the operating system now installed on more than 200m devices.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 5th 2016 at 2:47PM in News
Rise of the Tomb Raider hits 1m units, could launch on PC this month

Rise of the Tomb Raider hits 1m units, could launch on PC this month

Crystal Dynamics' Rise of the Tomb Raider has shifted ‘well over one million units’ since it was released in November.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 5th 2016 at 9:50AM in News
Scalebound delayed until 2017

Scalebound delayed until 2017

Platinum Games’ Xbox One exclusive Scalebound will miss its 2016 release date.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2016 at 2:05PM in News
Ark: Survival Evolved has more players on Xbox One than PC

Ark: Survival Evolved has more players on Xbox One than PC

Prehistoric survival romp Ark: Survival Evolved has become a massive hit on Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2016 at 1:43PM in News

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Gears of War Ultimate Edition hitting PC in early 2016

Gears of War Ultimate Edition hitting PC in early 2016

We’ve known for a while that Microsoft’s re-jig of Xbox 360 shooter Gears of War was coming to PC. What we don’t know is when it’s coming.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 21st 2015 at 11:54AM in News
The Banner Saga hits consoles next month

The Banner Saga hits consoles next month

The PS4 and Xbox One editions of The Banner Saga are due out next month, Versus Evil has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 18th 2015 at 2:54AM in News
Fable Legends delayed until 2016

Fable Legends delayed until 2016

Lionhead has officially announced that the beta for its upcoming free-to-play RPG Fable Legends is being pushed back until next year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 14th 2015 at 3:10PM in News
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 on track for pre-Christmas last-gen release

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 on track for pre-Christmas last-gen release

It looks as if the PS3 version of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 5 will arrive in time for Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2015 at 2:54PM in News

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Xbox One Wireless Adapter no longer limited to Windows 10

Xbox One Wireless Adapter no longer limited to Windows 10

Consumers can now use their Xbox One gamepad with their Windows 7 and 8.1.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 11th 2015 at 2:08PM in News
Spencer "fully expects" another Xbox after the Xbox One

Spencer "fully expects" another Xbox after the Xbox One

Cloud computing, streaming, smartphones – there are all sorts of tools one could use to form an argument that this generation of consoles will be the last.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2015 at 12:28PM in News
Microsoft crowned best UK publisher by games retail

Microsoft crowned best UK publisher by games retail

For the second year running, Xbox has been voted the UK's best publisher by retailers. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 11th 2015 at 10:29AM in News
Ark: Survival Evolved is coming to Xbox One this month

Ark: Survival Evolved is coming to Xbox One this month

Steam Early Access darling Ark: Survival Evolved is making its move to Xbox One next week.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 10th 2015 at 11:56AM in News

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Halo World Championship prize pool surpasses $2m

Halo World Championship prize pool surpasses $2m

The prize pool for the upcoming Halo 5: Guardians World Championship has swelled to over $2m, 343 Industries has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 9th 2015 at 2:47AM in News
Black Friday broke some Xbox records

Black Friday broke some Xbox records

Microsoft has said, without revealing any sales numbers, that Black Friday week was a record one for Xbox.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2015 at 1:49PM in News
Over 300,000 consoles sold during Black Friday week in the UK

Over 300,000 consoles sold during Black Friday week in the UK

315,000 games consoles were sold during the Black Friday week.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 3rd 2015 at 10:59AM in News
Microsoft's Israel-based HoloLens team hit with layoffs

Microsoft's Israel-based HoloLens team hit with layoffs

60 jobs have been cut from Microsoft's HoloLens team in Isreal, the company has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 3rd 2015 at 2:37AM in News
Rise of the Tomb Raider made Microsoft and Square Enix 'very happy', says dev

Rise of the Tomb Raider made Microsoft and Square Enix 'very happy', says dev

Lara Croft’s latest hasn’t been a disappointment for its publishers, developer Crystal Dynamics has insisted.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Dec 1st 2015 at 10:04AM in News
Windows 10 update accused of uninstalling programs without permission

Windows 10 update accused of uninstalling programs without permission

Some users have claimed that the most recent update to Windows 10 has uninstalled certain programs from their systems without asking for permission.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2015 at 10:03AM in News
Kinect director Kudo Tsunoda exits Xbox division

Kinect director Kudo Tsunoda exits Xbox division

The former creative director for Kinect is to take on a role at Microsoft outside of the firm’s Xbox group.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 20th 2015 at 8:59AM in News
Halo World Championship 2016 starts in December, prize pool now $1.7m

Halo World Championship 2016 starts in December, prize pool now $1.7m

Microsoft has revealed that its Halo World Championship tournament will kick off at the start of this December.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 19th 2015 at 2:20PM in News
Forza 6 adds 'optional' microtransactions

Forza 6 adds 'optional' microtransactions

Developer Turn 10 has introduced in-game purchases to Forza Motorsport 6 – but players can choose to turn them off.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 18th 2015 at 10:29AM in News