Entries in 'windows' (17)

Spencer: It's time for us to talk about gaming on Windows

Spencer: It's time for us to talk about gaming on Windows

It appears that Microsoft is once again going to try and get PC gaming right.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 15th 2014 at 9:55AM in News
343 Industries announces Halo: Spartan Strike

343 Industries announces Halo: Spartan Strike

There’s a new Halo game coming… to Windows mobile and PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2014 at 4:00PM in News
Windows 10 announced, coming late 2015

Windows 10 announced, coming late 2015

Microsoft has revealed the next iteration of its Windows operating system, Windows 10.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 1st 2014 at 10:19AM in News
Project Spark joins the busy October release schedule

Project Spark joins the busy October release schedule

Xbox One exclusive Project Spark finally has a release date.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2014 at 10:32AM in News

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Windows version of Kinect v2 priced at £159.99

Windows version of Kinect v2 priced at £159.99

A Microsoft listing for the PC compatible version of Kinect suggests the peripheral will have a very high RRP.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 7th 2014 at 11:42AM in News
Microsoft insists Windows gaming is 'critical' despite E3 no-show

Microsoft insists Windows gaming is 'critical' despite E3 no-show

E3 wasn’t the right place to discuss Microsoft’s Windows gaming strategy, Microsoft’s games boss Phil Spencer has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2014 at 11:39AM in News
Alienware to launch Steam Box minus Valve OS

Alienware to launch Steam Box minus Valve OS

SteamOS has been dropped from Alienware’s upcoming mini gaming PC range in favour of Windows.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jun 12th 2014 at 3:46PM in News
Xbox One controller gets PC drivers

Xbox One controller gets PC drivers

PC gamers can now use the Xbox One controller on their humble rig.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jun 6th 2014 at 10:14AM in News

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Final Fantasy III launches on Steam

Final Fantasy III launches on Steam

The previously announced upgraded version of 1990 Famicom title and 2006 DS remake Final Fantasy III has arrived on Steam.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 27th 2014 at 6:26PM in News
Windows PC support for Xbox One controller launching 'very soon'

Windows PC support for Xbox One controller launching 'very soon'

Xbox One controller compatibility for Windows PC is nearing public release, Microsoft's Larry Hryb has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 23rd 2014 at 7:27PM in News
Could Red Dead Redemption actually be coming to PC?

Could Red Dead Redemption actually be coming to PC?

A Microsoft PC compatibility listing on the Windows website has offered fresh hope that Red Dead Redemption could yet receive a PC port.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2014 at 3:04PM in News
Spencer: Microsoft working toward 'renewed focus on Windows and PC gaming'

Spencer: Microsoft working toward 'renewed focus on Windows and PC gaming'

Microsoft is working to develop a "renewed focus on Windows and PC gaming," according to MS Studios head Phil Spencer.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 23rd 2014 at 8:42PM in News

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DirectX 12 will be revealed this month

DirectX 12 will be revealed this month

Microsoft is to lift the lid on the next iteration of DirextX at GDC later this month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 6th 2014 at 10:31AM in News
Windows 'Threshold' update to strengthen ties to Xbox OS

Windows 'Threshold' update to strengthen ties to Xbox OS

Microsoft is planning to bring its Windows, Phone and Xbox operating systems closer together, a new report has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2013 at 11:15AM in News
Spencer talks up Xbox One and PC crossplay possibilities

Spencer talks up Xbox One and PC crossplay possibilities

Microsoft’s Phil Spencer has dropped a big hint that Xbox One will allow gamers to play competitively against PC users online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2013 at 11:15AM in News
Microsoft hires Valve's former director of business

Microsoft hires Valve's former director of business

Valve's ex-director of business Jason Holtman has joined Microsoft, Holtman himself has confirmed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 15th 2013 at 7:17AM in News

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Microsoft launching 600 Windows Stores Best Buys across US and Canada

Microsoft launching 600 Windows Stores Best Buys across US and Canada

Over 600 Windows Stores are to be installed in Best Buys across the US and Canada.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 14th 2013 at 2:39PM in News