Entries in 'Microsoft' (768)

TV DVR support heading to Xbox One this year - report

TV DVR support heading to Xbox One this year - report

Xbox One users will be able to DVR television shows later this year, according to a new report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 6th 2015 at 10:46PM in News
EA estimates 22m PS4 and Xbox One sales in 2015

EA estimates 22m PS4 and Xbox One sales in 2015

EA anticipates 22m Xbox One and PS4 consoles will be sold during 2015.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on May 6th 2015 at 4:10PM in News
DirectX 12 Multiadapter will allow PCs to use multiple graphics cards

DirectX 12 Multiadapter will allow PCs to use multiple graphics cards

Rumours that DirectX 12 will allow PC owners to tap into multiple GPUs simultaneously have been confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2015 at 12:15PM in News
HoloLens was key driver of Microsoft's Mojang acquisition

HoloLens was key driver of Microsoft's Mojang acquisition

Microsoft’s new chief executive has revealed that HoloLens played a crucial role in the company's acquisition of Minecraft creator Mojang.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 5th 2015 at 1:29PM in News

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Halo 5: Guardians Limited Collector's Edition is £200, GAME-exclusive

Halo 5: Guardians Limited Collector's Edition is £200, GAME-exclusive

A premium SKU has been revealed for the next instalment in the Halo franchise.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 1st 2015 at 10:22AM in News
Microsoft confirms Unity support for HoloLens

Microsoft confirms Unity support for HoloLens

Unity developers will soon have the ability to build games for the HoloLens headset, Microsoft revealed earlier today at its Build developer conference.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 30th 2015 at 5:38AM in News
Console editions of Minecraft adding default female character this week

Console editions of Minecraft adding default female character this week

Minecraft's default female character Alex will be added to console versions of the game later this week, Mojang has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 27th 2015 at 11:21PM 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

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VIDEO: Free-to-play Happy Wars hits Xbox One

VIDEO: Free-to-play Happy Wars hits Xbox One

Toylogic has announced its free-to-play online multiplayer game Happy Wars is now available on Xbox One.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 25th 2015 at 7:24PM 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
Sign ups open for PCR's Q&A with Microsoft over Windows Server 03 end of support

Sign ups open for PCR's Q&A with Microsoft over Windows Server 03 end of support

MCV's sister site PCR will host an exclusive live Q&A session with Microsoft next week focused on end support for Windows Server 2003 - sign up now and make sure ...

Andrew Wooden
by Andrew Wooden
on Apr 22nd 2015 at 2:37PM 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

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Phil Harrison forms Alloy Platform Industries

Phil Harrison forms Alloy Platform Industries

Industry veteran Phil Harrison has revealed the first details of his plans following his departure from Microsoft.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 21st 2015 at 4:10PM in News
Gears of War cinematics boss leaves Epic for Black Tusk

Gears of War cinematics boss leaves Epic for Black Tusk

Black Tusk is already known to be working on a new Gears of War, and now it’s recruiting some of the series’ original talent.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 21st 2015 at 2:13PM in News
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
Price war erupts in PS4 vs Xbox One battle

Price war erupts in PS4 vs Xbox One battle

Xbox One and PS4 are retailing for well below £300, as the price war between the consoles continues.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 17th 2015 at 1:09PM in News

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PS4, Battlefield: Hardline top US retail in March

PS4, Battlefield: Hardline top US retail in March

NPD's March 2015 report shows PlayStation 4 on top in a down period for hardware at US retail, while Battlefield: Hardline and Bloodborne duked it out for the top spot ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 17th 2015 at 8:42AM in News
Halo: Spartan Strike launches on Steam, iOS, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone

Halo: Spartan Strike launches on Steam, iOS, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone

343 Industries and Vanguard Games' twin-stick shooter Halo: Spartan Strike has launched on Windows PC, Windows 8.1, Windows Phone and – somewhat unexpectedly – iOS.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 17th 2015 at 8:28AM 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
Ori and the Blind Forest profitable after one week, developer says

Ori and the Blind Forest profitable after one week, developer says

Recent Xbox One and PC release Ori and the Blind Forest was able to turn a profit in just a week's time, developer Moon Studios has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 13th 2015 at 6:43AM in News
Over-the-air TV tuner support goes live for Xbox One preview members

Over-the-air TV tuner support goes live for Xbox One preview members

Microsoft has announced Xbox One preview members in US and Canada can now use an over-the-air tuner to access television programs.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 9th 2015 at 2:23AM in News
Quantum Break delayed until 2016

Quantum Break delayed until 2016

Remedy's Xbox One-exclusive Quantum Break has been delayed until next year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 2nd 2015 at 2:34PM in News
Halo 5: Guardians slated for October release

Halo 5: Guardians slated for October release

Halo 5: Guardians will be hitting Xbox One this October.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 30th 2015 at 1:41PM in News
Free-to-play Halo Online heading to Russia

Free-to-play Halo Online heading to Russia

The Halo franchise is set to branch out into the free-to-play market, as 343 Industries has announced Halo Online for exclusive release in Russia on Windows PC.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 26th 2015 at 12:40AM in News