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Halo 5’s Forge mode coming to Windows 10 next month

Microsoft’s sci-fi shooter Halo 5: Guardians is coming to PC. Kind of. The game’s map editor mode Forge is launching on Windows 10 on September 8th. This will let players host and play custom matches for up to 16 players. Map creations can also be published on Xbox One. Forge …

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What we learnt from Gamescom 2016

The reveals and announcements may not have come thick and fast at Gamescom 2016, but there were still plenty of developments coming out of the show floor. Christopher Dring, Alex Calvin and Matthew Jarvis look at the key things we took away from this year’s show. Titanfall 2 is Call …

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Microsoft ‘optimistic’ about British games development despite Brexit

Xbox is ‘really optimistic’ about the future of UK games development, despite the recent Brexit result. Microsoft remains one of the biggest investors in UK games development, even after the closure of its Lionhead studio earlier in the year. It owns Rare in Twycross and Lift in London, while it …

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Are we allowed to say that the Xbox Onesie is pretty cool?

The Australian arm of Microsoft has taken its first steps into the world of fashion in the form of the Xbox Onesie. Rather than simply buying an OEM garment and slapping a logo on it, Xbox has actually incorporated what it believes are some sensible design decisions that could aid …

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Penello dismisses idea that Xbox releases on PC diminish consoles

Microsoft’s decision to bring Xbox exclusives to PC does not diminish the role of Xbox. That’s according to Xbox planning executive, who told the Inner Circle podcast, as reported by GameSpot, that the arguments some have made in regard to the strategy online are not reflective of how actual consumers …

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Microsoft sees a future without console generations

Xbox One and PS4 will be the last of their kind, Xbox’s US marketing boss Aaron Greenberg has predicted. Next year’s arrival of the iterative Xbox Scorpio and PS4 Neo upgrades – as well as Microsoft’s growing unification of the Xbox and Windows space – all point to a shift …

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Xbox VR games likely to be Scorpio exclusive

Next year’s arrival of Xbox Scorpio won’t quite be the level playing field some had hoped for, at least when it comes to VR. Microsoft in its reveal of the new machine committed to cross-platform compatibility for both Xbox One and Xbox Scorpio for new titles. However, the extra processing …

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No Man’s Sky could get premium DLC and Xbox release

Despite previous suggestions that future No Man’s Sky updates would be free, Hello Games has hinted at a possible change in plans. Studio boss Sean Murray told the Daily Star that such suggestions were "perhaps naive", adding: "Maybe in the future there’s some reason why we just couldn’t possibly afford …

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Now Windows 10 gets an Early Access system

Microsoft is launching a rival to Steam’s Early Access on PC, based on the Xbox Game Preview system itdebuted last year. During this week’s Gamescom event in Cologne, the platform holder announced Xbox Game Preview will come to Windows 10 later this year. As with XGP and Early Access, this …

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