Entries in 'Xbox' (906)

158 days - the Xbox 720 countdown begins

158 days - the Xbox 720 countdown begins

The fist shot in the next-gen console battle has seemingly been fired.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 3rd 2013 at 8:48AM in News
Last chance for indies to save on Xbox hits this Christmas

Last chance for indies to save on Xbox hits this Christmas

Gem is offering independent retailers discounts on some of the Xbox 360's most popular titles.

on Dec 18th 2012 at 10:13AM in News
Xbox controllers, accessories and points cards cut in price for indie retailers

Xbox controllers, accessories and points cards cut in price for indie retailers

Gem is running another trio of deals this week for independent retailers.

on Dec 12th 2012 at 9:53AM in News
Business Insider: "Microsoft can no longer afford to keep investing in Xbox"

Business Insider: "Microsoft can no longer afford to keep investing in Xbox"

Financial news site Business Insider has questioned Microsoft’s ongoing ability to keep throwing money at its Xbox platform.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 5th 2012 at 9:22AM in News

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The Dark Knight Rises gets added SmartGlass content on Xbox 360

The Dark Knight Rises gets added SmartGlass content on Xbox 360

Microsoft is trying to entice consumers to choose Xbox 360 as their host platform for the video release of The Dark Knight Rises.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2012 at 3:17PM in News
New Xbox will launch in less than 12 months, says Bloomberg

New Xbox will launch in less than 12 months, says Bloomberg

Microsoft will have its Xbox successor on the market before Thanksgiving and Christmas 2013.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Nov 30th 2012 at 9:54AM in News
Microsoft Vancouver renamed Black Tusk Studios, is working on new triple-A franchise

Microsoft Vancouver renamed Black Tusk Studios, is working on new triple-A franchise

The developer formerly named as Microsoft Game Studios Vancouver has a new name – Black Tusk Studios.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 29th 2012 at 2:44PM in News
Halo, Xbox Music and Xbox Live star in Phil Harrison's first speech as Microsoft VP

Halo, Xbox Music and Xbox Live star in Phil Harrison's first speech as Microsoft VP

Popular games exec Phil Harrison delivered his first public address as a Microsoft VP at London Games Conference this evening, and gave the room a rapid tour around the new ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 21st 2012 at 4:58PM in News

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New marketing director for Xbox UK

New marketing director for Xbox UK

Long-serving Microsoft exec Harvey Eagle has this week been appointed the new marketing director for Xbox UK. 

Michael French
by Michael French
on Nov 13th 2012 at 6:49PM in News
Gem cuts Xbox accessories prices for indie retail

Gem cuts Xbox accessories prices for indie retail

The latest Xbox 360 deal from Gem has arrived, with the UK distributor giving away Xbox Live points and cutting prices on accessories.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 7th 2012 at 10:35AM in News
Xbox Smartglass now available on iOS

Xbox Smartglass now available on iOS

The iOS version of Microsoft’s Smartglass is now available to download on the Apple App Store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 7th 2012 at 9:31AM in News
Reduced price for indies in first Xbox Gem deal

Reduced price for indies in first Xbox Gem deal

Gem's bid to push Xbox 360 at indie retail kicks off this week, with a special offer on Kinect.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 2nd 2012 at 3:24PM in News

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Gem offers helping hand to indies with Xbox 360 blitz promotion

Gem offers helping hand to indies with Xbox 360 blitz promotion

Xbox’s official distributor Gem is offering 12 weeks of special promotions to independent retailers.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 29th 2012 at 4:52PM in News
Subsidised Xbox subscription hardware "pivotal" to Microsoft's business

Subsidised Xbox subscription hardware "pivotal" to Microsoft's business

Xbox 720 will likely launch with cut-price hardware subsidised through monthly subscriptions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 23rd 2012 at 3:07PM in News
Increased R&D + Decreased income = New Xbox approaching

Increased R&D + Decreased income = New Xbox approaching

The New Xbox feels a lot closer this morning than it did last night.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 19th 2012 at 9:38AM in News
Microsoft's Xbox Music service goes live tomorrow

Microsoft's Xbox Music service goes live tomorrow

Xbox and Windows platform holder Microsoft is to have another stab at competing with iTunes and Spotify in the digital music market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2012 at 5:00AM in News

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Are full living-room 3D environments Microsoft's next-gen aspiration?

Are full living-room 3D environments Microsoft's next-gen aspiration?

Bear in mind that many people are still unable to play Kinect because their living room is too small.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2012 at 12:58PM in News
OPINION: Microsoft and the Xbox 720 guessing game

OPINION: Microsoft and the Xbox 720 guessing game

The thing is, it’s not really Microsoft’s fault. It’s ours.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 9th 2012 at 2:35PM in News
UK chancellor Osborne toasts British video games excellence

UK chancellor Osborne toasts British video games excellence

George Osborne has hailed the UK's video games legacy - and what that means for Britain's potential as a technology hub.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Aug 3rd 2012 at 9:46AM in News
New Xbox, Konami and Amazon UK studios detailed in this week's MCV

New Xbox, Konami and Amazon UK studios detailed in this week's MCV

The latest issue of MCV is now available digitally, and it features details on a trio of new London studios, the last of our four interviews with EA and ...

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 26th 2012 at 12:34PM in News
New Xbox studio to open in London

New Xbox studio to open in London

Microsoft will open a new games studio in London, MCV can reveal. 

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jul 26th 2012 at 9:37AM in News
Halo 4 toys due August

Halo 4 toys due August

Re:creation has confirmed the release of its hotly tipped Halo 4 die-cast vehicles.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 19th 2012 at 10:17AM in News
Edinburgh announces keynote speakers

Edinburgh announces keynote speakers

The man behind Xbox will be amongst the headline acts at this year’s Edinburgh Interactive Festival.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 19th 2012 at 10:00AM in News
$99 subscription Xbox could come to the UK

$99 subscription Xbox could come to the UK

Microsoft’s $99 subscription Xbox 360 trial could be coming to the UK and Europe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 17th 2012 at 11:52AM in News
MCV reports on Daily Mail story, descends into nonsense

MCV reports on Daily Mail story, descends into nonsense

Let's get this straight before we even get to the details – this is definitely Microsoft's fault. Not the kid's for spending all the money. Not the dad's for letting ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2012 at 2:07PM in News