Tag archive for "Microsoft"

40 News

Xbox One Exclusive Crakdown 3’s City Has a “Wonderful Sense of Space and Place,” Is “Massive”

During a podcast released today, the Crackdown 3 development team talked about how they’re building the city that will serve as a setting for the game. ...Read More

on February 12, 2016 2:07 PM
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Halo 5: Guardians Has A Valentine’s Day Themed Weekend Playlist

343 Industries is hoping you make you plans for this weekend around Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer. The latest weekend community playlists features Valentine’s themed Breakout maps with Halo ...Read More

on February 12, 2016 1:44 PM
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Call of Duty: Black Ops III, Grand Theft Auto V, and More Top The NPD Group’s January 2016 Charts

Following a busy holiday season filled with new releases, January is typically seen as a bit of a “slower” time of the year for new game releases, with ...Read More

on February 12, 2016 11:12 AM
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Hitman: Absolution Coming to Xbox One Backwards Compatibility; IO Interactive Hopes to Bring Over More Titles

While the rest of the world has their eyes on the upcoming rebooted adventure from Agent 47 in this March’s Hitman, those looking for one of his previous ...Read More

on February 12, 2016 10:36 AM
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Remedy Games Updates PC Requirements for Quantum Break, Adds “Ultra”

Yesterday Remedy Entertainment posted some rather draconian PC system requirements for the newly announced Windows 10 version of Quantum Break. Today the updated them, adding an ...Read More

on February 12, 2016 3:22 AM
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Four New Titles Added to Xbox One Backwards Compatibility, Including Alan Wake: American Nightmare and Trials HD

Following the earlier reports with a bit of a snafu of several titles unofficially supported on Xbox One backwards compatibility (momentarily), this week four new titles are available ...Read More

on February 11, 2016 12:06 PM
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Quantum Break Announced for PC; Gets New Trailer and Xbox One Bundles

Today Microsoft and Remedy Entertainment made quite a few announcement about Quantum Break.

First of all, the game is coming to Windows 10 day and date with the ...Read More

on February 11, 2016 9:57 AM
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Juicy Alan Wake Bonuses Now Available with Quantum Break’s Pre-Order on Xbox One

If you’re planning to pre-order Quantum Break for Xbox One, it’s available on Microsoft’s Xbox Store, and the pre-order page now includes some juicy bonuses. ...Read More

on February 11, 2016 7:48 AM
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Mortal Kombat X, Deadpool, and More Lead This Week’s Xbox Live Deals With Gold

February is already a pretty big month for new releases with the likes of Unravel, Firewatch, Far Cry Primal, and many others, though those looking to grab some ...Read More

on February 9, 2016 10:48 AM
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Sony and Microsoft will Talk PlayStation VR, PSN, DirectX 12, Windows, Xbox Live and More at GDC

Game Developers Conference in San Francisco is coming quickly, scheduled to start at the Moscone Center on MArch 14th, and as usual Sony and Microsoft will have a ...Read More

on February 7, 2016 8:57 AM
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Xbox One Exclusive Quantum Break’s Prototype Footage Shows How Much the Game Has Evolved

During a lecture held in Paris at the Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie, which DualShockers attended, Remedy Entertainment Creative Director Shared prototype footage of Quantum Break, dated ...Read More

on February 6, 2016 4:09 PM
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Star Wars: Battlefront, Battlefield, and More Lead This Week’s Xbox Live Deals With Gold

Winter is in full-swing and while the weather outside is a little cold for the usual outdoor fun, discounts on great games can at least make the colder ...Read More

on February 2, 2016 10:36 AM
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Community Calendar App on Xbox One Now Available for Everyone

First introduced to the Xbox One preview program in October of 2015, the Community Calendar app is now available to download for anyone. The app allows you to ...Read More

on January 31, 2016 12:08 PM
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Microsoft teases Crossover Between Killer Instinct and Halo 5: Guardians; Kim Wu Announced

During the livestream of the Halo World Championship Tour, Microsoft teased something rather juicy for Halo and Killer Instinct fans. ...Read More

on January 30, 2016 8:07 PM
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Aaron Greenberg Talks about Xbox One’s 2016 Line-up and Phil Spencer’s “Incredible Vision for the Business”

Xbox Games Marketing Head Aaron Greenberg is close to the core of Microsoft’s gaming business, and today he talked with IGN about what we can expect ...Read More

on January 29, 2016 4:11 PM
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New Xbox One System Software Update in Preview Lets You Move Pins and More

Preview members are finally able to move those previously immovable pins on their Xbox One dashboard thanks to a new version of the system software uopdate, numbered th2_xb_rel_1602.160125-1900. ...Read More

on January 28, 2016 8:06 PM
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Halo 5 and Minecraft Drive Microsoft’s Video Game Revenue Up; Xbox Hardware Revenue Declines

Microsoft announced today its financial results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2016, ended on December 31st The company recorded a quarterly non-GAAP revenue over 25 billion ...Read More

on January 28, 2016 4:16 PM
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Rise of the Tomb Raider, Far Cry 4, GTAV, and More Lead This Week’s Deals With Gold

With a giant snowstorm having sacked the East Coast last weekend, there are plenty of opportunities to get in some good gaming time while the weather is colder, ...Read More

on January 26, 2016 11:39 AM
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DualShockers Weekly: Check Out The Most Popular News Stories Between January 17th and January 23rd

First of all, the DualShockers team hopes that all of you are either safe or far away from the snowstorm, playing games at home or spending time with your loved ones. ...Read More

on January 24, 2016 1:31 PM
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New Xbox One System Software Update in Preview Fixes Live TV and Quick Guide

Microsoft has restarted its regular preview updates for the Xbox One system software, and they released a new version to preview members, numbered th2_xb_rel_1602.160118-1900. ...Read More

on January 23, 2016 4:14 PM
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Sunset Overdrive Will Be Present in Rocket League on Xbox One

Though Xbox One players have had to wait quite a while for Rocket League, all the special content coming to the game seem to make it worth the ...Read More

on January 21, 2016 3:47 PM
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Microsoft Trademarks Name of Rare’s Nintendo 64 Classic Jet Force Gemini

Among Rare’s cult classics of the Nintendo 64 era, there’s Jet Force Gemini, a colorful third person shooter originally released in 1999. The game was then re-released by ...Read More

on January 21, 2016 1:40 PM
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10 New Titles Join Xbox One Backwards Compatibility in January; The Witcher 2 Free on Xbox Live

Ever since its surprise reveal at last year’s E3 2015, seeing what the next titles coming to Xbox One backwards compatibility is going to be a monthly treat ...Read More

on January 21, 2016 10:04 AM
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Xbox One February System Software Update Now Available for Preview Members; Full Patch Notes Inside

Earlier today, Microsoft announced the coming of the new Xbox One system software update for February, and the house of Xbox just made it available for download to preview members. ...Read More

on January 19, 2016 8:27 PM
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Xbox One February System Software Update Releasing Today in Preview: Includes Many New Features

A couple of months have passed since the release of the New Xbox One Experience, and Microsoft has paused the fast update cycle of the console for the ...Read More

on January 19, 2016 7:22 PM
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Rise of the Tomb Raider: Baba Yaga – The Temple of the Witch DLC Arrives Next Week

Originally launched in the heat of the holiday season, Rise of the Tomb Raider quickly drew critical accolades and success after launch, and now you won’t have too ...Read More

on January 19, 2016 12:39 PM
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Killer Instinct, Sniper Elite III and More Lead This Week’s Xbox Live Deals With Gold

What’s the only thing dropping in the winter other than temperatures? Well, as it happens plenty of prices on great games to play during the winter season are ...Read More

on January 19, 2016 11:14 AM
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Microsoft Purchases MinecraftEdu, Begins Development of Minecraft: Education Edition

Since its official release in 2011, Minecraft has become quite the phenomenon and especially among a younger audience, with Microsoft and Mojang (which the company purchased in 2014) ...Read More

on January 19, 2016 10:31 AM
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Xbox One Exclusive Phantom Dust Resurfaces in New Microsoft Trademark

According to a registration with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, on January 13th Microsoft filed for a trademark for “Phantom Dust.” ...Read More

on January 18, 2016 5:14 PM
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HoloLens Battery Holds 2.5-5.5 Hour Charge; Sports 15-Inch Field-of-View

With all the talk of virtual reality headsets like PlayStation VR and Oculus Rift, the augmented reality HoloLens has been staying out of the spotlight. However, thanks to ...Read More

on January 18, 2016 4:27 PM