Entries in 'Xbox' (141)

Phil Harrison departs Xbox

Phil Harrison departs Xbox

Phil Harrison will leave Microsoft, the firm has confirmed.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 17th 2015 at 4:24PM in News
MCV Awards 2015: Xbox sales team pips PlayStation

MCV Awards 2015: Xbox sales team pips PlayStation

Xbox UK has trumped rival PlayStation in the Sales Team category at this year's MCV Awards.

on Apr 17th 2015 at 12:20PM in News
Xbox One UK price is now £299.99

Xbox One UK price is now £299.99

The price of Xbox One at UK retail is £299.99, Microsoft has announced.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 13th 2015 at 10:54AM in News
Microsoft addresses Xbox One energy usage criticism

Microsoft addresses Xbox One energy usage criticism

Microsoft has issued a statement about the energy consumption of the Xbox One following criticism from an environmental group.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 13th 2015 at 9:57AM in News

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Don Mattrick out at Zynga

Don Mattrick out at Zynga

Zynga CEO Don Mattrick has departed the social games giant after less than two years, with former boss Mark Pincus reinstated as chief exec.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Apr 8th 2015 at 9:59PM in News
Star Wars I-VI collection hits Xbox this Friday, costs £70

Star Wars I-VI collection hits Xbox this Friday, costs £70

If you want to own the Star Wars films on yet another platform – because, let’s face it, who doesn’t own them all at this point? – you’re in luck.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Apr 7th 2015 at 2:18PM in News
Windows 10 can edit Xbox One video footage

Windows 10 can edit Xbox One video footage

The integration between Windows 10 and Xbox brings many benefits, and those who stream or watch video will not be left out.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 5th 2015 at 3:36PM in News
Trade price cuts for Xbox, Take-Two and Ubisoft products this month

Trade price cuts for Xbox, Take-Two and Ubisoft products this month

Distributor Exertis is lowering prices on a number of gaming products as part of a month-long promotion.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 3rd 2015 at 11:03AM in News

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PlayStation won 2014's battle of the gaming headlines, report claims

PlayStation won 2014's battle of the gaming headlines, report claims

An analysis of articles published online in 2014 has shown that PlayStation enjoyed around 35 per cent more coverage than Xbox.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 16th 2015 at 3:58PM in News
Sega Europe's Amanda Farr joins Xbox UK

Sega Europe's Amanda Farr joins Xbox UK

Sega's European marketing director Amanda Farr is moving to Xbox UK.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 26th 2015 at 1:00PM in News
Xbox designers enjoy record Kickstarter success with card game Exploding Kittens

Xbox designers enjoy record Kickstarter success with card game Exploding Kittens

A new card game created by two Xbox designers has set the world of crowdfunding alight.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 23rd 2015 at 11:45AM in News
Microsoft happy for users to make money from their Xbox game footage on YouTube and Twitch

Microsoft happy for users to make money from their Xbox game footage on YouTube and Twitch

The greenlight has been given to gamers to monetise footage of their Xbox gameplay on YouTube and Twitch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 12th 2015 at 12:42PM in News

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Microsoft readies $250 Halo 5 limited edition

Microsoft readies $250 Halo 5 limited edition

Halo 5: Guardians my not be coming out until the end of the year, but we already know what we can expect in terms of limited editions.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 2nd 2015 at 9:47AM in News
Microsoft's streaming games service is called Arcadia, report claims

Microsoft's streaming games service is called Arcadia, report claims

Arcadia is the name of Microsoft’s in-development streaming games tech.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 17th 2014 at 10:22AM in News
You can now buy Xbox games with Bitcoin

You can now buy Xbox games with Bitcoin

Microsoft has become the latest company to start accepting payments in Bitcoin.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2014 at 10:41AM in News
Xbox boss Spencer: 'I'll make amends for Street Fighter V loss'

Xbox boss Spencer: 'I'll make amends for Street Fighter V loss'

‘Business deals happen’ – that’s the reaction from Xbox boss Phil Spencer to the news that Street Fighter V will be a PS4 console exclusive.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 8th 2014 at 2:13PM in News

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How PlayStation conquered Europe - Jim Ryan on DriveClub issues, vocal gamers and game delays

How PlayStation conquered Europe - Jim Ryan on DriveClub issues, vocal gamers and game delays

On the first anniversary of PS4, PlayStation Europe boss Jim Ryan tells MCV his thoughts on European domination, broken games, angry consumers, PS4 vs Xbox One and 2015

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 5th 2014 at 1:39PM in News
Xbox One sells 1m in the UK

Xbox One sells 1m in the UK

Xbox One has smashed the one million sales barrier in the UK, MCV can reveal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 20th 2014 at 3:01PM in News
VIDEO: MCV looks back at the evolution of Halo

VIDEO: MCV looks back at the evolution of Halo

MCV has teamed up with Xbox to look back at the legacy of one of the platform’s biggest franchises – Halo.

on Nov 10th 2014 at 3:21PM in News
UPDATE: 'Fallout: Shadow of Boston' trademark application unearthed

UPDATE: 'Fallout: Shadow of Boston' trademark application unearthed

A new trademark application filed by Bethesda for “Fallout: Shadow of Boston” has surfaced, which many are now convinced is the name for the next title in the popular post-apocalyptic ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 5th 2014 at 7:13PM in News
Retail version of Minecraft landing on Xbox One one month after PS4

Retail version of Minecraft landing on Xbox One one month after PS4

It seems that Microsoft’s $2.5bn acquisition of Minecraft creator Mojang doesn’t mean the retail version of the brick-building game will launch on Xbox One ahead of its rival, the PS4.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 1st 2014 at 10:43AM in News
ACCESSORIES UPDATE: Xbox One PC controller and Mad Catz STRIKE TE keyboard

ACCESSORIES UPDATE: Xbox One PC controller and Mad Catz STRIKE TE keyboard

MCV takes a look at the best accessories heading to UK retail. This week, we check out the PC version of the Xbox One controller and a new Mad Catz ...

on Sep 26th 2014 at 12:52PM in News
Microsoft delays Xbox One in China at the last minute

Microsoft delays Xbox One in China at the last minute

The much anticipated launch of Xbox One in China has been delayed at the last minute.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 22nd 2014 at 10:56AM in News
Watch the PC keynote you never get to see at E3 at Games Retail 2020

Watch the PC keynote you never get to see at E3 at Games Retail 2020

UK retail specialist Green Man Gaming will deliver 'The PC keynote you never get to see at E3' at this month's Games Retail 2020.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 1st 2014 at 3:38PM in News
Microsoft cloud 'DeLorean' system can (sort of) see the future

Microsoft cloud 'DeLorean' system can (sort of) see the future

Microsoft Research is working on a new cloud gaming system that aims to reduce network latency by predicting what input players will enter next.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 26th 2014 at 12:26PM in News