Tag archive for "Microsoft"

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Dig Dug, Phantasy Star II, and Other Classics Join Xbox One Backwards Compatibility

Nearly each week, the Xbox One library of Xbox 360 (and beyond) classics available to play has been expanding through backwards compatibility, with five more titles having been added to the console's stable of classics today. ...Read More

on May 5, 2016 1:47 PM
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Forza Motorsport 6: Apex Open Beta Now Available on Windows 10

Time to warm up the engines, as Microsoft has just made the Forza Motorsport 6: Apex beta available on the Windows 10 Store. ...Read More

on May 5, 2016 11:21 AM
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Microsoft Announces its Plans for E3 2016: Press Conference, Xbox FanFest and More

Microsoft announced today the company's plans for E3 2016, starting with the press conference, that will take place on MOnday June 13th at 9:30 AM PDT. ...Read More

on May 3, 2016 12:21 PM
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Microsoft Announces ID@Xbox Game Fest a Month-Long Celebration of Independent Games

Microsoft has announced that the month of May will be very indie-centric, with the first ID@Xbox Game Fest. Throughout the month, Microsoft will be celebrating independent games with promotions and sales. ...Read More

on May 2, 2016 11:35 PM
5 Editorials

DualShockers Weekly: Check Out The Most Popular News Stories Between April 24th and April 30th

Happy May 1st to all of you! Hope your weekend was on the enjoyable side and full of gaming. ...Read More

on May 1, 2016 12:45 PM
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Microsoft Confirms Closure of Fable Developer Lionhead Studios

Earlier this year, the beloved developer of the Fable series Lionhead Studios had begun conversations with Microsoft on the potential closure of the studio following the cancellation of their most recent project, Fable Legends, with the studio ...Read More

on April 29, 2016 11:14 AM
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Gears of War 4 Season Pass Contents Detailed; Pre-Orders Now Open on Standard/Ultimate Editions

Coming off a ton of new information and trailers for the game released in the last few weeks, Gears of War 4 is primed to be one of the biggest releases of the year for Xbox One, ...Read More

on April 26, 2016 1:06 PM
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Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, Alien: Isolation, and More Get Discounted in This Week’s Deals With Gold

April 2016 has been pretty kind to gamers with the likes of Quantum BreakDark Souls III, and other big releases to kick off the spring, though there's always time to go back and enjoy a classic ...Read More

on April 26, 2016 11:15 AM
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Xbox One Exclusive Gears of War 4 Gets Lovely High Resolution Screenshots and Art from the Campaign

Today Microsoft released a new press kit for the single player campaign of Gears of War 4, showcasing beautiful graphics, the cast in both armored and outsider outfits and some environment from the game. ...Read More

on April 25, 2016 4:34 PM
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New Quantum Break Patch for Xbox One and PC Currently in Testing, Targeting the End of the Week

A new title update for Quantum Break has been in the works for a few days, as revealed by Remedy Entertainment head of PR Thomas Puha in Twitter. ...Read More

on April 25, 2016 3:50 AM
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Gears of War 4’s New Mode “Escalation” Detailed by The Coalition; Spectator Mode Debuts

During the Gears of War Season 2 finals The Coalition's Rod Fergusson and Jack Felling detailed a brand new mode for the upcoming Xbox One exclusive Gears of War 4. ...Read More

on April 23, 2016 3:02 PM
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Microsoft: Bringing Top Xbox One Games to PC Drove 50% Growth in Gaming Hours on Windows 10

During Microsoft’s quarterly financial conference call, Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella provided some data on the effect of porting Xbox One games to Windows 10. ...Read More

on April 21, 2016 6:35 PM
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Microsoft Expects “Healthy User Engagement” on Xbox in Q4; Looks Forward to Announcing New Games at E3

During Microsoft's quarterly financial conference call, Chief Financial Officer Amy Hood shared the outlook for the fourth quarter of the current fiscal year (between April 1st and June 30th) for the "More Personal Computing" segment, that includes ...Read More

on April 21, 2016 6:00 PM
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Microsoft Reports 26% YoY Growth in Xbox Live Active Users; Xbox Hardware Revenue Declines, Games Grow

Microsoft just posted its quarterly financial results related to the three months ended on March 31st. All the relevant numbers were in the black, as you can see below. ...Read More

on April 21, 2016 4:46 PM
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Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition Comes to PC on April 27

PC players will have a chance to try the new content in Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition coming out within the week. Definitive Edition, which already released on Xbox One, offers the original game ...Read More

on April 20, 2016 10:46 PM
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Borderlands, Destiny: The Taken King, and More Lead This Week’s Deals With Gold

Even in a season that's been pretty busy with new releases, the latest additions to Xbox Live's Deals With Gold certainly offer something for everyone, with new deals being offered on shooters, unique indie titles, and more. ...Read More

on April 20, 2016 11:44 AM
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Microsoft Discontinues Xbox 360 Production; Promises to Share Plans for Xbox One, Windows 10 and Beyond

The Xbox 360 had a long and glorious ride. Yet, all good things come to an end, at least from the production side of things, as announced today by Microsoft. ...Read More

on April 20, 2016 11:23 AM
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New Gears of War 4 Trailer Showcases the Maps of the Xbox One Multiplayer Beta

The multiplayer beta of Gears of War 4 is now well underway for those that purchased Gears of War: Ultimate Edition, and today The Coalition released a new trailer. ...Read More

on April 18, 2016 4:23 PM
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Xbox One 1TB Spring Bundle Celebrates the Season with Halo 5: Guardians and Three More Games

Even as the weather gets warmer and there's more incentive to go outside, staying inside is looking fairly good with Xbox One's 1TB console bundle, which offers four included games for new Xbox One owners. ...Read More

on April 18, 2016 8:10 AM
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Gears of War 4 Multiplayer Beta Getting Massive 6.3 Gigabytes Update Before Official Launch (UPDATED)

The multiplayer beta of Gears of War 4 officially launches tomorrow, but it has been open to press, developers, friends, family and contest winners since Friday night. Apparently The Coalition is getting ready for the floodgates opening ...Read More

on April 17, 2016 3:13 PM
31 Previews

Gears of War 4 Multiplayer Video Preview: A Great Foundation with Some Work to Do

After playing the multiplayer beta of Gears of War 4, it's time to sit back and talk about how it performs, keeping firmly in mind that this is a beta, and basically nothing is final. ...Read More

on April 17, 2016 2:23 PM
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Gears of War 4: Watch Me Royally Suck at the Beta on Xbox One in Three Matches at 1080p, 60 FPS

Another major shooter is coming, and like every single time, it's time for me to start the long and painful climb from my absolute inability to hit anything consistently to my ultimate "Don't suck as badly as ...Read More

on April 16, 2016 12:32 PM
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DOOM 3: BFG Edition and Monaco Added to Xbox One Backwards Compatibility

Xbox One owners are in the middle of a busy spring season with new games such as Quantum Break and Dark Souls III available now for all to enjoy, though there's always a good time to jump ...Read More

on April 15, 2016 10:43 AM
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This Microsoft Solitaire Trailer Is Quite Weird: “Xbox Live? Don’t You Need an Xbox for That?”

Remember the old Windows Solitaire? Those around my age probably played quite a bit of it when it was one of the first games included in the first versions of Windows. ...Read More

on April 12, 2016 3:26 PM
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Rumor: Possible New Xbox One Revision Outed by FCC Filing

Today filings for two Xbox One models identified with model numbers 1682 and 1683 were found on the Federal Communication Commission's database by NeoGAF user ekim. ...Read More

on April 12, 2016 10:30 AM
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Fallout 4, Forza Motorsport 6, and More Lead This Week’s Xbox Live Deals With Gold

Even in the middle of a busy season of new games releases with recent titles like Quantum Break and Dark Souls III, Xbox owners can still dive back in to some older titles for a cheaper price ...Read More

on April 12, 2016 10:20 AM
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Gears of War 4 Gameplay Glimpse Looks Spectacular, Has Exploding Heads

Today The Coalition Studio Head Rod Fergusson published on Twitter a Vine showcasing a glimpse on Gears of War 4's multiplayer gameplay, and boy, it looks good. ...Read More

on April 11, 2016 11:20 AM
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Disturbed’s David Draiman Talks History with Gears of War; Says Gears 4 Trailer “Gave Me the Chills”

As seen in its debut on TV last night (and with its official release online), the latest trailer for the upcoming Gears of War 4 is meant to evoke a melancholy take on the hardship of war ...Read More

on April 11, 2016 10:37 AM
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New Gears of War 4’s Trailer Released; Looks Bloody Fantastic, Hits You Right in the Feels

Microsoft and The Coalition just released the much teased new trailer of Gears of War 4. ...Read More

on April 10, 2016 9:47 PM
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New Gears of War 4 Teaser Trailer Honors the Legacy of Marcus Fenix

Tomorrow we're going to get a new trailer for Gears of War 4, but Microsoft is keeping the hype up with a new teaser trailer, and it's a pretty special one. ...Read More

on April 9, 2016 4:02 PM