Tag Archives: Microsoft

Panda Global signs Gears of War team

Panda Global has picked up a Gears of War team just before the big Gears of War 4 Pro Circuit London Open event this weekend.  Ben "Strangulate" Laird, Bobby "phenomxnon" Kenny, Alec "Shock" Colins and Demarco "Drix" Gainesmake up the core of the team, with Frank "ko" Tibbs being the …

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Xbox: It’s been a challenging year for UK games market

Platform holder Xbox has said that 2016 has been a mixed year for the games market. UK marketing boss Harvey Eagle said that the performance of this year’s releases has varied wildly. A number of titles, including Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, Titanfall 2, Watch Dogs 2 and Dishonored 2 …

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Crackdown 3’s release window narrows

Microsoft has given a fresh hint at exactly when Crackdown 3 will finally be arriving on Xbox One. GameSpot reports that Microsoft Studios art director Dave Johnson confirmed in a recent livestream for the game, which is being developed by UK studio Sumo Digital, that it will arrive by holiday …

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‘Xbox has got its mojo back’ – strong Xbox One sales strengthen brand

2016 will be viewed as a tipping point for Xbox One. That’s according to Xbox UK marketing chief Harvey Eagle, who says that this was the year the brand ‘got its mojo back’. The exec cited strong sales of Microsoft’s slimmer and cheaper Xbox One S SKU, which hit shelves …

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Pilgrim Media Group bringing competitive Halo to TV screens

343 Industries and Pilgrim Media Group are bringing competitive Halo 5 to TV screens.  There is no specific details on what format the show may take, but the most likely option is that the show would be based on highlights or live broadcasts of the Halo Championship Series.  The show …

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Compatible Xbox 360 games re-released in Xbox One boxes

Microsoft is making the most of its market-leading backwards compatibility feature by delving into its Xbox 360 back catalogue. As spotted on Reddit, some games (in this instance, Fallout 3 and Doom 3) have been reprinted and put into an Xbox One style box. The cover banner has both the …

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PS4 console sales up 204% following Pro launch

Sony’s new powerful Pro console is in stores and has helped PS4 console sales triple in the UK. That’s according to GfK hardware data seen by MCV for the week ending Saturday, November 12th, which says that overall PlayStation 4 sales rose 204 per cent week-on-week. Of total PS4 sales …

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Xbox One wins monthly US sales race for fourth consecutive month

Microsoft has confirmed that Xbox One was the best-selling console in the US, UK and Australia last month. This is the fourth month in a row that Xbox One has topped the US NPD sales list – an achievement that until recently seemed impossible thanks to PS4’s ongoing and undisrupted …

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Xbox Streaming device was real, report claims

Microsoft was ready to announce and release a streaming Xbox device intended to launch shortly after E3. That’s the claim in a new report from Windows Central. Shortly before E3 this year reports suggested that Microsoft would announce three devices at the trade event – a slim Xbox One, a …

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