Entries in 'Xbox' (166)

One to watch: How Xbox picked up the pace against PS4 in 2014

One to watch: How Xbox picked up the pace against PS4 in 2014

Entering 2014 on the back foot, Xbox One fought passionately to pull itself back into the race against PS4.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 30th 2015 at 4:06PM in News
Accessories Update: AMD R9 Fury X GPU and Xbox One Elite Wireless Controller

Accessories Update: AMD R9 Fury X GPU and Xbox One Elite Wireless Controller

MCV takes a look at the best accessories heading to UK retail. This week, AMD shows off its latest fast and furious graphics card and Microsoft up its performance with ...

on Jul 17th 2015 at 10:38AM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to Gears of War merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to Gears of War merchandise

Microsoft’s brutal third-person shooter had a big showing at E3 with two new games. MCV looks at the tie-in products set to raise cheers for Gears

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 30th 2015 at 11:20AM in News

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Xbox vs PlayStation: Who won E3?

Xbox vs PlayStation: Who won E3?

The man sitting next to us fell to his knees.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 25th 2015 at 12:19PM in News
Microsoft targets Xbox 360 owners with backward compatibility announcement

Microsoft targets Xbox 360 owners with backward compatibility announcement

Microsoft has ramped up in its battle to convince Xbox 360 gamers not to defect to PlayStation.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 18th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Final Fantasy VII is dominating the E3 YouTube battle

Final Fantasy VII is dominating the E3 YouTube battle

If YouTube viewer numbers are the barometer of E3 excitement, then it’s Final Fantasy VII that has stolen the show.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2015 at 4:17PM in News
VIDEO - MICROSOFT: All the trailers from the Xbox conference

VIDEO - MICROSOFT: All the trailers from the Xbox conference

Prior to its E3 conference, Microsoft promised ‘the best Xbox line-up in history’, and it’s hard to argue that the firm failed to deliver.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 16th 2015 at 11:13AM in News

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MICROSOFT: Gear of Wars 4 revealed alongside Ultimate Edition of first game

MICROSOFT: Gear of Wars 4 revealed alongside Ultimate Edition of first game

Gears of War is getting somewhat of a rebrand for its latest instalment.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 15th 2015 at 7:01PM in News
MICROSOFT: Xbox has partnered up with Valve for VR

MICROSOFT: Xbox has partnered up with Valve for VR

Microsoft is looking to dominate the VR space on console. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 15th 2015 at 6:48PM in News
MICROSOFT: Indies take to the stage at Xbox media briefing, firm gives ID@Xbox update

MICROSOFT: Indies take to the stage at Xbox media briefing, firm gives ID@Xbox update

Microsoft showed off a number of its independent games currently in the works as part of its ID@Xbox programme.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 15th 2015 at 6:25PM in News

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MICROSOFT: Xbox details and dates Forza 6, lowers fancy car from the ceiling

MICROSOFT: Xbox details and dates Forza 6, lowers fancy car from the ceiling

Microsoft has provided some more details about the upcoming Forza Motorsport 6.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 15th 2015 at 5:58PM in News
MICROSOFT: New first party IP Recore unveiled

MICROSOFT: New first party IP Recore unveiled

Microsoft has announced brand new first party IP, Recore.  

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 15th 2015 at 5:35PM in News
New Gears of War website launches hours before Xbox E3 conference

New Gears of War website launches hours before Xbox E3 conference

A new Gears of War site has been opened ahead of Microsoft’s E3 media briefing.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 15th 2015 at 4:07PM in News
MICROSOFT: Watch the publisher's E3 press briefing HERE

MICROSOFT: Watch the publisher's E3 press briefing HERE

Microsoft is once again kicking off the platform holder conferences at this year's E3 tonight at 5:30pm UK time. 

on Jun 15th 2015 at 3:00PM in News

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E3 2015: When is the Square Enix press conference

E3 2015: When is the Square Enix press conference

Square Enix is back at E3 with a big press conference, which will start at 6pm UK time (or 10am LA time) on Tuesday, June 16th.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 14th 2015 at 3:25AM in News
OPINION: E3 may be over for you

OPINION: E3 may be over for you

The words: ‘E3 just isn’t as relevant as it used to be’ are invariably said by two sets of people. Either those with a vested interest in its decline, or ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 12th 2015 at 10:55AM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to consoles merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to consoles merchandise

E3 is traditionally time for the consoles to shine, with a shower of new announcements. In celebration, MCV looks back at the history – and future – of the sector ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 11th 2015 at 10:36AM in News
Upcoming Xbox One controller adapter for PC will work exclusively with Windows 10

Upcoming Xbox One controller adapter for PC will work exclusively with Windows 10

The newly-announced Xbox Wireless Adapter for Windows will only work with the latest version of Microsoft’s operating system.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jun 10th 2015 at 10:17AM in News
Halo 3: ODST set for Xbox One this Friday

Halo 3: ODST set for Xbox One this Friday

The Halo 3 spin-off ODST will be released on Xbox One on May 29th.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 27th 2015 at 9:53AM in News
ID@Xbox comes of age

ID@Xbox comes of age

Right now, most major publishers are chasing the booming indie market and Microsoft is no different with its ID@Xbox programme. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 12th 2015 at 2:43PM in News
Gears of War to be remastered for Xbox One - report

Gears of War to be remastered for Xbox One - report

One of the Xbox 360’s defining shooters could be set to make a return on the Xbox One, if reports are to be believed.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 27th 2015 at 9:41AM in News
Xbox Q3 revenue drops 24% as price cutting hits bottom line

Xbox Q3 revenue drops 24% as price cutting hits bottom line

Microsoft sold 1.6m Xbox consoles for three months ending March 31st, a drop of 400,000 year-on-year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 24th 2015 at 9:55AM in News
Former Lionhead boss takes charge of Xbox and HoloLens games

Former Lionhead boss takes charge of Xbox and HoloLens games

Lionhead boss John Needham has been promoted to a new role where he will oversee internal development for several games on Xbox and HoloLens.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Apr 22nd 2015 at 12:46PM in News