Entries in 'Xbox' (115)

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
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

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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
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

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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

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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
Original Xbox could be added to Xbox One backwards compatibility

Original Xbox could be added to Xbox One backwards compatibility

Xbox 360 titles may not be the end of Microsoft’s backwards compatibility ambitions for Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 21st 2015 at 10:30AM in News

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Xbox wins Cologne, but wants more of Europe

Xbox wins Cologne, but wants more of Europe

Microsoft won’t use the word ‘relaunch’ but that’s essentially what it has done with Xbox One.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 13th 2015 at 10:45AM in News
EA 'investigating' adding Xbox 360 games to EA Access catalogue

EA 'investigating' adding Xbox 360 games to EA Access catalogue

Backwards-compatible Xbox 360 titles could be added to EA Access in the future, the publisher has said.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 12th 2015 at 10:44AM in News
Dovetail Games announces Xbox partnership

Dovetail Games announces Xbox partnership

Train Simulator firm Dovetail Games has announced a deal with Microsoft to bring some of its future games to Xbox One and Windows 10.

on Aug 7th 2015 at 10:14AM in News
Xbox: We have a killer game for every region in Europe

Xbox: We have a killer game for every region in Europe

Xbox boasts that it has a game to suit every European territory.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 6th 2015 at 9:38AM in News
GAMESCOM: Rise of the Tomb Raider dated for November

GAMESCOM: Rise of the Tomb Raider dated for November

Tomb Raider sequel Rise of the Tomb Raider is coming to Xbox One this mid-November.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 4th 2015 at 4:32PM in News
GAMESCOM: Xbox investing $1m into eSports in biggest-ever drive

GAMESCOM: Xbox investing $1m into eSports in biggest-ever drive

Xbox is finally making a serious move into the eSports sector, it seems.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 4th 2015 at 4:14PM in News
GAMESCOM: Homefront: The Revolution resurfaces, Xbox One beta out later this year

GAMESCOM: Homefront: The Revolution resurfaces, Xbox One beta out later this year

Homefront: The Revolution is still alive and kicking, and looks to be set for release next year.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 4th 2015 at 3:59PM in News
GAMESCOM: Indie title We Happy Few is BioShock meets Victorian London

GAMESCOM: Indie title We Happy Few is BioShock meets Victorian London

We Happy few is a brand new indie horror game coming to Xbox One.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 4th 2015 at 3:46PM in News
GAMESCOM: Bloodstained will be cross-play between Xbox One and Windows 10

GAMESCOM: Bloodstained will be cross-play between Xbox One and Windows 10

Castlevania spiritual successor Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night will be available to cross-play on both Xbox One and Windows 10.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 4th 2015 at 3:39PM in News