Tag archive for "Microsoft"

100 News

Michael Pachter Thinks Project Scorpio Shouldn’t Be Priced Above $399; PS4 Pro Might be $349 by Christmas

Wedbush Securities Analyst Michael Pachter explains why a Project Scorpio priced above $399 would be "a problem" and foretells a price cut for PS4 Pro during the Holiday season. ...Read More

on January 19, 2017 4:13 PM
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Halo Wars 2 Goes Gold Ahead of February Release

The long-awaited follow-up to the cult classic RTS is one step closer to its February release, with the game having officially completed development. ...Read More

on January 18, 2017 12:23 PM
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Microsoft Acquires 3D Optimization Tools Dev Simplygon; Used in Bloodborne, The Witcher 3 and More

Microsoft announced today the acquisition of Sympligon, a developer of automatic 3D data-optimization tools with the same name that are used very widely across the internet. ...Read More

on January 17, 2017 2:03 PM
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Take a Closer Look at Xbox One’s Red and Green/Orange Controllers in New Unboxing Videos

Two of Xbox One's latest controller colors get the unboxing treatment, as new videos highlight the new Red and Green/Orange Xbox One controllers. ...Read More

on January 16, 2017 12:56 PM
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In the UK: FIFA 17 Was The Top Selling Game at Retail for 2016; Hardware and Software Sales Fall for the Year

Research institute GfK has released its information and full year figures for the UK physical games market in 2016. ...Read More

on January 13, 2017 11:26 AM
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NPD Crowns PS4 Best Selling Home Console in the US in December; Xbox One Wins Second Half of 2016

While gamers are preparing to welcome the Nintendo Switch, NPD reports on the battle between PS4 and Xbox One. ...Read More

on January 12, 2017 6:18 PM
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Xbox Division Head Phil Spencer Unsure if Scorpio Will be Shown Before E3; “Great Progress” on the Console

Microsoft's Xbox Division Head Phil Spencer takes to Twitter once more to talk about E3 and the progress made with Project Scorpio. ...Read More

on January 11, 2017 4:12 PM
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Phil Spencer Talks Differences Between Scorpio and PC, Scalebound Cancellation and Taking Risks

Xbox Division Head Phil Spencer takes to Twitter to talk about Project Scorpio and defend the decision to cancel Scalebound. ...Read More

on January 11, 2017 3:03 PM
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Microsoft Pushing Xbox One in Japan With Minecraft Xbox One S Bundle

The house of Xbox plays the Minecraft card in Japan to try and switch gear on the sluggish Xbox One sales in the country. ...Read More

on January 10, 2017 5:41 PM
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Halo Wars 2 to Get Two Physical PC Releases; Contents Detailed

With barely over a month until the release of Halo Wars 2, 343 Industries and THQ Nordic have teamed up to deliver some solid looking physical releases for PC players. According to the press release, PC players ...Read More

on January 10, 2017 3:12 PM
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New Green/Orange Xbox One Controller Launching on January 24th

Exactly a week ago, Microsoft announced a new Red Xbox One controller. The controller, which went on sale today for $64.99 USD is the 4th standard color controller. Now, Microsoft has announced the 5th new standard ...Read More

on January 10, 2017 1:22 PM
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Series 2 Arrives in Gears of War 4 Today; 280 New Cards, Two New Fan Favorite Maps, Quit Penalties, and More

In case you haven't noticed, it's 2017, which means a brand-new year of Gears of War 4.  ...Read More

on January 10, 2017 12:57 PM
345 Editorials

Scalebound’s Cancellation Is a Loss for All of Us: Please Forget Your Console War at Least for Today

Today is a sad day for gaming. Microsoft has officially announced the cancellation of Scalebound, a triple-A action RPG directed by PlatinumGames' Hideki Kamiya as a collaboration between the prolific Kyoto-based developer and Microsoft Game Studios. ...Read More

on January 9, 2017 6:05 PM
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Microsoft Celebrates a “Milestone” 2016 for Xbox; Teases “Exceptional” 2017 with Project Scorpio

Today, Microsoft published a post on its official news site, describing a "milestone year" in 2016, and promising an "exceptional year ahead" for gamers. ...Read More

on January 5, 2017 10:58 AM
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Beware Save-Corrupting Bug on Forza Horizon 3’s Latest Update for PC

The worst "Rockstar" since Nickelback's ...Read More

on January 3, 2017 10:55 PM
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Dead Island, Telltale Collection, and More Highlight This Week’s Deals With Gold

Xbox Live's first Deals With Gold offers for 2017 are live, including Dead Island and many other games on sale. ...Read More

on January 3, 2017 11:25 AM
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New Red Xbox One Controller Launching on January 10th

Like the color red and play the Xbox One? Well I have some good news then: a new Xbox One controller is coming your way and it's everything your little red heart could ever imagine. ...Read More

on January 3, 2017 10:22 AM
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Dragon Age: Inquisition, Tropico 5, and More Highlight This Week’s Deals With Gold

Even though the holidays are over, discounts on games both new and old are still happening all over, with Xbox Live's Deals With Gold offering even more chances to play games you might have missed out on ...Read More

on December 27, 2016 11:44 AM
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Microsoft Closes Out the Year with Free Gift with Purchases of Xbox One Consoles

Though the presents have been unwrapped and tons of new Xbox One owners are surely enjoying their new consoles, Microsoft is closing out the year with another chance to grab a new console with a bonus gift ...Read More

on December 26, 2016 11:16 AM
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From Sony to Microsoft and Nintendo, and All the Way from Japan, Game Developers Wish You Happy Holidays

Tomorrow is Christmas, and we're deep into the Holiday Season. Like every year, developers and publishers from around the world are wishing their fans happy Holidays via social media, and we'd like to join them in wishing ...Read More

on December 24, 2016 1:50 PM
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Legend of Thunder Pack Now Available for Free to Killer Instinct Players

Iron Galaxy Studios and Microsoft Studios announced that the Legend of Thunder Pack is now available for free to all Killer Instinct players who own Thunder on both Xbox One and PC. ...Read More

on December 21, 2016 4:45 PM
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Dead Rising 4 Stocking Stuffer Holiday Pack Out Today; New Difficulty Options for Story Mode Coming Early 2017

Today, Capcom Vancouver's Dead Rising 4: Stocking Stuffer Holiday Pack launches onto Xbox One for $4.99 USD, or for free for Dead Rising 4 Season Pass/Deluxe Edition holders. According to the developer, the content will come ...Read More

on December 20, 2016 10:53 AM
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New Xbox One S Ad Boasts Xbox Live as the “Network that Won’t Let You Down”

Today Microsoft released another of the NFL series of Xbox One S commercials, and it's a rather funny one, starring former Seattle Seahawks Running back Marshawn Lynch as an assistant that seems to prefer to work on ...Read More

on December 18, 2016 1:26 PM
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Gearsmas Pack Unleashes Ugly Cosmetics and More in Gears of War 4

Developer The Coalition has launched a holiday update for Gears of War 4: Gearsmas. Included is over 30 pieces of festive content, a new playlist featuring the first custom Gears of War 4 weapon, and more. ...Read More

on December 17, 2016 1:22 PM
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Receive $30 Gift Code For Major Retailers With Purchase of an Xbox One S Bundle

Not only can you now purchase a new Xbox One S console bundle for $249, but you can also receive a $30 gift card with participating retailers. The Xbox One S has been discounted temporarily since December ...Read More

on December 17, 2016 1:00 PM
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Minecraft Gets Post-Apocalyptic with New Fallout Mash-Up Pack; Coming Soon to Console Editions

Numerous franchises such as HaloMass EffectSuper Mario Bros., and more have made their way into the nearly-limitless world of Minecraft over the years, with the build-anything title about to get post-apocalyptic with new content ...Read More

on December 15, 2016 12:42 PM
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Xbox One Gets New System Software Update Improving Download Speed and More: Full Patch Notes Inside

Today Microsoft made a new system software update available to Xbox One owners, numbered 10.0.14393.2152 (rs1_xbox_rel_1610 161208-1218). ...Read More

on December 14, 2016 4:05 PM
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Entire Bioshock Trilogy Now Available on Xbox One Backward Compatibility

Xbox Live's Director of Programming Larry Hyrb, otherwise known as "Major Nelson", has announced via Twitter that the original Bioshock, Bioshock 2, and Bioshock Infinite will all be joining the Xbox One Backward Compatibility program today, bringing ...Read More

on December 13, 2016 12:51 PM
4 News

Forza Horizon 3’s Blizzard Mountain Expansion Out Today; Looks Great in Launch Trailer

Announced last month,  Forza Horizon 3's Blizzard Mountain Expansion is finally available on PC and Xbox One. And to celebrate, developer Playground Games has released a new launch trailer. ...Read More

on December 13, 2016 12:10 PM
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Microsoft Discounts Xbox One Consoles/Bundles By $50 for the Holidays

The holiday season is in full swing and whether you're in the market for a new console for a loved one (or yourself), Microsoft is bringing back its $50 discount on new Xbox One consoles for all ...Read More

on December 13, 2016 11:21 AM