Tag Archives: Microsoft

Just Flight soars despite Flight Simulator crash

Just Flight is optimistic about its business despite the loss of Microsoft’s Flight Simulator X developer ACES. Microsoft closed the studio last month, raising concerns over the future of its Flight Simuator series, for which Just Flight sells expansions. However, the studio’s closure is not a setback for the publisher. …

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Robot working on Halo Wars DLC

The studio formed after the closure of Ensemble has official confirmed its formation – and at the same time confirmed plans to keep developing new Halo Wars content. Robot has a staff of 45 comprised entirely of former Ensemble employees, and was originally reported on earlier this week. The team …

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Microsoft planning to take on Wii and EyeToy?

Microsoft is looking to acquire an Israeli imaging company in a bid to ‘anxiously outdo the Wii’ according to new reports on the web this morning. According to a report in the Israel press, the format-holder is looking to buying 3DV Systems and its camera-based motion-sensing technology and integrate it …

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Mass Effect added to Classic collection

Mass Effect is set to become the latest addition to Microsoft’s Classics range for Xbox 360 on March 20th. ShopTo has revealed a two-disc edition of the sci-fi RPG will be retail at 19.99 and features a wealth of additional content, according to Eurogamer. Extras will include the Bring Down …

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GTA IV DLC arrives on Xbox Live

One of the most significant chapters in the history of downloadable content has arrived this morning with the release of Grand Theft Auto IV expansion The Lost and The Damned on Xbox Live Marketplace. Costing 1600 Microsoft Points, the content offers gameplay equivalent to a third of that seen in …

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Restructuring underway at Rare

Microsoft has confirmed to Develop that its UK studio Rare is currently undergoing a ‘review’ that could lead to job losses at the world renowned studio. Coming as part of the organisational refocus already announced by Microsoft Game Studios in January, the move will see Rare focus on three new …

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