Tag archive for "Microsoft"

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Fallout 4, Rocket League, and More Get Discounts in This Week’s Deals With Gold

Even in a particularly busy spring season with games like Dark Souls IIIOverwatch, and more to keep players busy, Xbox's rotating discounts through Deals With Gold have offered even more deals on hits both recent and ...Read More

on May 24, 2016 10:56 AM
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Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition Coming to Retail in June for Xbox One, PC

Originally released in the spring of last year, the indie hit Ori and the Blind Forest quickly drew great acclaim and praise from both critics and gamers, with the previously digital-only title now coming to retail next ...Read More

on May 23, 2016 10:38 AM
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DualShockers Weekly: Check Out The Most Popular News Stories Between May 15th and May 21st

Happy weekend everybody! Welcome, and thank you for reading my DualShockers Weekly column.

What was your gaming week like? As far as I'm concerned, I have to admit the newly released Valkyria Chronicles Remastered  on PS4 took ...Read More

on May 22, 2016 1:09 PM
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Call of Duty: Black Ops Is Now Avaliable on Xbox One Via Backwards Compatibility

Call of Duty: Black Ops is finally available on Xbox One backward compatibility, Microsoft has announced, after being announced more than six months ago. ...Read More

on May 17, 2016 3:35 PM
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Xbox Live Price to Increase in Six Countries

Microsoft has confirmed to Game Informer that the price of Xbox Live Gold will increase in six countries. Austria, Hungary, Israel, South Africa, Sweden and Turkey users should expect a price increase of Microsoft's online service in ...Read More

on May 17, 2016 11:37 AM
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The Witcher 3, Square Enix Titles, and More Get Discounts in This Week’s Deals With Gold

This spring has been a busy one for gamers with DOOMDark Souls III, and plenty of other big releases to enjoy as the weather warms up, but there's always a good time to catch up with ...Read More

on May 17, 2016 10:32 AM
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Microsoft Will Make One Million Unused Xbox Gamertags Available Again on May 18th

Many Xbox Live gamertags have been claimed during the early days of the first Xbox, and then never used again. Microsoft announced via Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb that that "nearly one million" of those nicknames will be ...Read More

on May 16, 2016 2:03 PM
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Microsoft Has Been Planning for E3 Since December; Working on an Overwatch Event and More

E3 is definitely one of the climaxes of the year for Microsoft, and the house of Xbox has been at work on it for a long time, as revealed by Digital Storytelling Lead (that's his title, I'm ...Read More

on May 14, 2016 1:57 PM
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Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Now Supports Multi-Disc Games

Xbox One's backwards compatibility feature will now be able to support multi-disc games going forward, confirmed by Major Nelson on Reddit. ...Read More

on May 14, 2016 12:44 PM
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Microsoft Discontinues Support for Project Spark; Online Services Going Down in August

Today Project Spark Community Manager Thomas Gratz announced on the game/creativity platform's official forums that support for the game is officially being discontinued. Effective immediately, the game won't be available for purchase anymore from either the Windows ...Read More

on May 13, 2016 5:57 PM
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Gears of War 4’s Single Player Campaign Characters Get Fantastic Animated Models

If you've been missing the beta of Gears of War 4, The Coalition has released on Instagram a couple lovely animated models of the story's protagonists for your perusal. ...Read More

on May 13, 2016 4:40 PM
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Call of Duty, Elite: Dangerous, and More Get Discounted in This Week’s Deals With Gold

Xbox owners have had quite a lot to look forward to this spring with tons of big releases, but there's still always a good opportunity to go back and enjoy a good classic now and then with ...Read More

on May 10, 2016 11:14 AM
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Windows 10 Getting Update Today Adding Unlocked Frame Rate, Freesync and G-SYNC Support

Microsoft announced that Windows 10 will receive an update today adding some relevant features for gamers. ...Read More

on May 10, 2016 9:31 AM
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Minecraft Celebrates Four Years on Xbox with Free Skins for Xbox One and Xbox 360 Editions

Minecraft has grown in enormous popularity since its release and is available on virtually anything nowadays, though the Xbox iterations of the popular building title celebrate their fourth birthday today, with developer Mojang giving away some free ...Read More

on May 9, 2016 10:21 AM
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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