Entries in 'Xbox' (231)

Xbox hardware sales down by a third

Xbox hardware sales down by a third

Are people holding out for the release of the Xbox One S and Xbox Scorpio? Quite possibly.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 20th 2016 at 10:54AM in News
Microsoft says Windows 10 will miss 2018 1bn install base target

Microsoft says Windows 10 will miss 2018 1bn install base target

Last year, Microsoft said that it aimed to have Windows 10 on 1bn devices by 2018 – now the firm has tempered its expectations for the operating system.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jul 19th 2016 at 10:02AM in News
Wheelchair option coming to Xbox avatars

Wheelchair option coming to Xbox avatars

Microsoft has revealed that Xbox users will soon have the option to have their avatars use a wheelchair.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 5th 2016 at 10:56AM in News

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Opinion: How Nintendo (Almost) won E3

Opinion: How Nintendo (Almost) won E3

E3, as has become custom, is almost more about what wasn’t shown than what was.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 30th 2016 at 3:12PM in News
Xbox has shipped 1m Elite controllers

Xbox has shipped 1m Elite controllers

Microsoft's premium, pricey and customisable Xbox One Elite gamepad appears to be doing well for itself.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 29th 2016 at 2:18PM in News
Xbox defends E3 line-up: 'We wanted to show games people can buy soon'

Xbox defends E3 line-up: 'We wanted to show games people can buy soon'

Microsoft has explained its decision to reveal just a handful of games at last month’s E3 games show.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 27th 2016 at 11:45AM in News
Interview: Xbox sets sights on the next great platform war

Interview: Xbox sets sights on the next great platform war

When Microsoft said it was taking gaming seriously with Windows 10, we weren’t the only ones that didn’t believe it.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 27th 2016 at 11:30AM in News

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Xbox: 'We're very excited about VR'

Xbox: 'We're very excited about VR'

It may not have a VR headset, but Xbox told MCV that the technology is not far from its thoughts.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 24th 2016 at 10:10AM in News
PlayStation was most talked-about games company during E3

PlayStation was most talked-about games company during E3

Research from social media analysis firms Synthesio and ListenFirst has revealed which games publishers were most talked-about at this year’s E3.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 20th 2016 at 3:57PM in News
Watch Xbox's E3 press conference here at 5:30pm UK time

Watch Xbox's E3 press conference here at 5:30pm UK time

Microsoft’s E3 press event is taking place at its usual 9:30am PST slot in America (5:30pm for those of us in the UK).

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 13th 2016 at 2:14PM in News

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White Xbox One Slim leaked - 40% smaller and outputs in 4K

White Xbox One Slim leaked - 40% smaller and outputs in 4K

Another big E3 reveal has slipped out before the show officially begins.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 12th 2016 at 8:32PM in News
MCV Jobs Weekly: Xbox strengthens its UK comms team

MCV Jobs Weekly: Xbox strengthens its UK comms team

Etemad and Jago join Microsoft, Sumo hires Lionhead art director and KamaGames opens a UK office.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Jun 2nd 2016 at 11:54AM in News
Interview: How The Coalition is modernising Gears of War

Interview: How The Coalition is modernising Gears of War

Gears of War was the quintessential Xbox 360 series. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 22nd 2016 at 9:49AM in News

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Xbox One exclusive Quantum Break pips Dirt Rally to UK No.1

Xbox One exclusive Quantum Break pips Dirt Rally to UK No.1

The Xbox One version of Quantum Break was the best-selling game in the UK last week.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 11th 2016 at 9:24AM in News
Fable Legends may live on

Fable Legends may live on

It might not be game over for Lionhead's Fable Legends after all.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 7th 2016 at 1:40PM 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
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
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
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