Tag Archives: Microsoft

GAMESCOM: Rise of the Tomb Raider dated for November

Tomb Raider sequel Rise of the Tomb Raider is coming to Xbox One this mid-November. The game, which will be exclusive to Microsoft’s console for a year before its release on PS4, is due out on November 13th. That’s three days after Fallout 4 and five days before Star Wars …

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GAMESCOM: Xbox investing $1m into eSports in biggest-ever drive

Xbox is finally making a serious move into the eSports sector, it seems. The platform holder has announced the first-ever Halo World Championships, which will be backed by its biggest-ever investment in the pro-gaming space. This will consist of a one million dollar prize pool for the tournament, which will …

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GAMESCOM: Watch the new Dark Souls 3 gameplay trailer here

Just as it did at E3, Microsoft has used its Gamescom platform to show off some brand new footage of Dark Souls 3. Those who have played Bloodborne will immediately recognise the influence here, with the combat noticeably faster than previous entries in the series. That influence seems to have …

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GAMESCOM: Homefront: The Revolution resurfaces, Xbox One beta out later this year

Homefront: The Revolution is still alive and kicking, and looks to be set for release next year. The game disappeared for quite some time after its initial reveal, leading to questions over its current state of development – and whether it would even see a release. However, Microsoft’s Gamescom conference …

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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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