Tag Archives: Microsoft

Top 100 Women in Games: Petra Cattanach

Cattanach started in the games industry as the project manager at Sony Computer Entertainment Europe in the creative services group back in 2008. Her background includes a Master’s in business and publishing and experience in the children’s book and toy industry at companies such as Penguin, BBC and Hasbro. My …

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Crystal Dynamics is not making 360 version of Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider will be developed by Netherlands-based Nixxes Software on Xbox 360. The Xbox One edition is, of course, currently in the works at Crystal Dynamics but the latest issue ofGame Informer– as spotted byGameSpot– says Nixxes is handling the last-gen version. In the Game Informer interview, …

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MineCon 2015 heads to London this summer

Mojang has announced the return of its Minecraft fan convention MineCon for 2015, and London will play host. The recently acquired Microsoft studio reveals the event will take place July 4th and 5that the ExCeL London Exhibition and Conference Centre,with 10,000 tickets going on sale later this month in two …

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Top 100 Women in Games: Anne Lepissier

Lepissier is a sales veteran having spent 17-years at various consumer electronics giants including LG, Canon and now Microsoft. She is a graduate of the International Business School of Paris, the Manhattan Institute of Management in New York and the International Management University of Asia, Tokyo, and has worked in …

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6.6m Xbox consoles sold during Q4

Microsoft says it shifted 6.6m Xbox consoles during the last quarter of 2014. The platform holder did not say how many of these were Xbox Ones or Xbox 360s, however. In the UK, Xbox One topped the console rankings in November. But didn’t in October or December – those months …

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Microsoft considering HoloLens support for Xbox One, PC

Microsoft announced HoloLens last week as a standalone device, but the company is exploring the possibility of its integration with PC and its Xbox One console as well. In an interview with Polygon, Xbox boss Phil Spencer explained how a successful launch on its own would almost certainly present scenarios …

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Microsoft investigating PC to Xbox One streaming

It looks like the game streaming properties of Windows 10 will swing both ways. It has already been revealed that the new operating system will allow the streaming of Xbox One games to PC, but now Microsoft has said that it is also working on allowing the streaming of PC …

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