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Watch Xbox’s E3 press conference here at 5:30pm UK time

Microsoft’s E3 press event is taking place at its usual 9:30am PST slot in America (5:30pm for those of us in the UK). The platform holder has promised that this year’s show will be a ‘very special E3′. The press event is set to last 90 minutes – expect to …

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White Xbox One Slim leaked – 40% smaller and outputs in 4K

Another big E3 reveal has slipped out before the show officially begins. A compact version of the Xbox One has appeared on popular games forum Neogaf. The product is called Xbox One S, it will be 40 per cent smaller than the current Xbox One, it boasts a 2TB hard-drive, …

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MCV Jobs Weekly: Xbox strengthens its UK comms team

Etemad and Jago join Microsoft, Sumo hires Lionhead art director and KamaGames opens a UK office. Microsoftstrengthens Xbox comms team The Xbox UK communications team has two new members. Roxana Etemad has been appointed as communications manager, reporting to head of communications for devices Paul Almond. Etemad spent five years …

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And so our story ends: Lionhead has officially closed

Fable makers Lionhead has officially closed. In March, Microsoft announced it would cancel Fable Legends and that it was in consultation with the Guildford studio over whether to close it or not. The consultation has ended and Lionhead will officially close. Microsoft said: "We have reached the decision to close …

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Interview: How The Coalition is modernising Gears of War

Gears of War was the quintessential Xbox 360 series. It was a high-budget, triple-A franchise with a huge focus on the then-new world of online console multiplayer. It’s a franchise that has sold over 22m units and generated over $1 billion since its 2006 debut. And after working on last …

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Xbox One exclusive Quantum Break pips Dirt Rally to UK No.1

The Xbox One version of Quantum Break was the best-selling game in the UK last week. The story-driven action title just beat Codemasters’ Dirt Rally to the No.1 position. Quantum Break is also available on PC, but this data only collects physical sales – the PC version was a digital-only …

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Fable Legends may live on

It might not be game over for Lionhead’s Fable Legends after all. Three sources at the Xbox studio – which Microsoft announced it would close last month – have told MCV that discussions are on-going about saving the free-to-play RPG. There are currently no offers for either the game or …

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