Tag Archives: Microsoft

GAMESCOM: Mojang’s next game, Cobalt, is coming to Xbox One

Minecraft creator Mojang’s new game will be a console exclusive on Xbox One. Cobalt will also be released on PC, of course, and will support both cross-buy and cross-play across both platforms. As for the game itself, the short gameplay video showed a 2D shooter that was pretty action-heavy and …

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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. The trailer for the game revealed during Microsoft’s Gamescom conference showed a surreal London set to a disconcerting rendition of ‘London Bridge is Falling Down’. It looks to be a first-person adventure title with masked police …

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GAMESCOM: Cities Skylines is ‘first to console’ on Xbox One

Microsoft has announced that hit PC title Cities Skylines is coming to consoles – and it will be on Xbox One before other platforms. The city simulator was a surprise hit on PC earlier this year and is sure to find a big audience among console gamers. It’s not the …

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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. Castlevania creator KojiIgarashi, who led the game to Kickstarted success earlier this year, came out on stage during the platform holder’s Gamescom conference to reveal the functionality. Igarashi also unveiled …

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GAMESCOM: Xbox One backwards compatibility rolls out in November

Xbox One’s backwards compatibility with Xbox 360 games will be rolled out to all users in November. Furthermore, Microsoft has confirmed that from November all Xbox 360 titles given away with its Games with Gold service will be backwards compatible, increasing the monthly selection available to Xbox One owners.

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GAMESCOM: TV recording and streaming, plus controller keyboard, coming to Xbox One

Xbox One is to receive full DVR functionality for HD TV in Europe. The subscription free service is due out in 2016. It will allow users to use their console much like they would a Sky+ or V+ box, recording, pausing or rewinding live TV. Furthermore, the recorded shows can …

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GAMESCOM: Scalebound will have four-player co-op, coming late 2016

Platinum Games has revealed that its upcoming title Scalebound will allow up to four players to team up in a new multiplayer mode. DirectorHideki Kamiya introduced some footage of the action RPG, showing the lead character teaming up with a dragon to battle enemy knights and a beast known as …

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GAMESCOM: Crackdown 3 confirmed for 2016, will use the cloud

Microsoft has at last detailed some of the features that it hopes will make Crackdown 3 one of the biggest games of 2016. With the bold claim that the game engine will change the way you play games forever”, the title will offer what it promises is a 100 per …

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GAMESCOM: Quantum Break release date and cast revealed

Quantum Break is coming to Xbox One next April. April 5th, to be exact, as the game’s developer Remedy revealed on-stage during the opening of Microsoft’s Gamescom press conference for this year. That release date will see the Xbox One-exclusive sci-fi action title join the ranks of The Division, Uncharted …

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