Entries in 'Xbox' (203)

Superhot aiming for PC this month

Superhot aiming for PC this month

Greenlight and Kickstarter hit Superhot finally has a release date.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 1st 2016 at 2:58PM in News
48 million people are using Xbox Live

48 million people are using Xbox Live

Microsoft may no longer be reporting sales figures for its console hardware, but the firm has revealed that its monthly users number on Xbox Live has reached 48 million.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 29th 2016 at 10:10AM in News
Xbox refunds $8,000 FIFA credit card bill

Xbox refunds $8,000 FIFA credit card bill

Microsoft has compensed the father of a 17-year-old who racked up a bill of over $8,000 on FIFA.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 26th 2016 at 2:42PM in News
Xbox reveals Minecraft: Education Edition

Xbox reveals Minecraft: Education Edition

Xbox has announced that it is acquiring MinecraftEdu and releasing a new edition of Minecraft for schools.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 19th 2016 at 4:15PM in News

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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
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
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
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

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Xbox: Why the critics are wrong about the indie apocalypse

Xbox: Why the critics are wrong about the indie apocalypse

The last few years have been great for indie developers.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 26th 2015 at 11:00AM 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
The Xbox One strikes back

The Xbox One strikes back

For all the criticism the Xbox One has received, it is evident that Microsoft is willing to listen to the fans and change its hardware to reflect what players want. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 13th 2015 at 10:15AM in News
Microsoft sees Xbox One controller sales spike in 2015

Microsoft sees Xbox One controller sales spike in 2015

Microsoft’s first-party controller revenue has shot up by two-thirds during 2015, according to GfK Chart-Track.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 13th 2015 at 10:08AM in News

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YouTuber Jade Jolie subjected to 'Survival Billboard' to push Rise of the Tomb Raider

YouTuber Jade Jolie subjected to 'Survival Billboard' to push Rise of the Tomb Raider

YouTube star Jade Jolie will deal with extreme weather conditions in a publicity stunt for Rise of the Tomb Raider.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 11th 2015 at 2:58PM in News
Shooter audience switching to PlayStation 4, says Sony

Shooter audience switching to PlayStation 4, says Sony

Xbox may be enjoying its Halo sales success, but shooter fans are actually switching to PlayStation 4, Sony says.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 5th 2015 at 9:35AM in News
ShopTo plots further digital console expansion

ShopTo plots further digital console expansion

Online retailer ShopTo is now selling PS4 download codes.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 5th 2015 at 9:26AM in News
Xbox One Elite controller will be in short supply until December

Xbox One Elite controller will be in short supply until December

Microsoft’s premium game pad for the Xbox One has almost sold out at retail.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 4th 2015 at 10:15AM in News

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Halo 5 made more money in first 24 hours than Spectre

Halo 5 made more money in first 24 hours than Spectre

007 may have a licence to kill, but it was Master Chief that emerged triumphant in last week’s battle of the brands.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 3rd 2015 at 3:26PM in News
A Tomb with a view: Can Rise of the Tomb Raider keep Lara's legacy alive?

A Tomb with a view: Can Rise of the Tomb Raider keep Lara's legacy alive?

Before 2013, Tomb Raider had arguably found itself with one foot in the grave.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 2nd 2015 at 11:31AM in News
Xbox UK plots multi-million Tomb Raider ad blitz

Xbox UK plots multi-million Tomb Raider ad blitz

Microsoft is backing Rise of the Tomb Raider with an expensive and unusual marketing push.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 30th 2015 at 12:28PM in News
'Halo 5 is the biggest Xbox launch to date'

'Halo 5 is the biggest Xbox launch to date'

You know a company plans to go big with a game when it starts the marketing for it almost a year in advance.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 27th 2015 at 9:30AM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to Halo 5 merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to Halo 5 merchandise

Microsoft icon Master Chief is back in action in the first full-bodied Halo game on Xbox One. MCV checks in with the Chief’s best merchandise

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 27th 2015 at 8:39AM in News
'Plenty of chance' Halo 5 will come to PC, says head of franchise

'Plenty of chance' Halo 5 will come to PC, says head of franchise

The core Halo series could return to PC in the future, according to the director for the franchise at 343 Industries.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 23rd 2015 at 8:51AM in News
Halo 5 to be played on world's biggest flying screen

Halo 5 to be played on world's biggest flying screen

Australian Halo fans will get to see the first 15 minutes of the next entry in the sci-fi series the day before the game’s launch. But there’s a catch...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 21st 2015 at 10:41AM in News
Microsoft vows that Halo 5 multiplayer will be 'rock solid'

Microsoft vows that Halo 5 multiplayer will be 'rock solid'

Halo 5: Guardians won’t suffer the same troubled launch as its predecessor, Halo: The Master Chief Collection.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 24th 2015 at 10:15AM in News