Tag archive for "Microsoft"

81 News

Phil Spencer Plans Fewer Xbox One Third Party Exclusives and More Investment on First Party in The Future

Rise of the Tomb Raider‘s temporary exclusivity deal has been discussed very actively lately, causing pride and anger from opposite sides, but third party exclusives aren’t the most ...Read More

on July 31, 2015 6:27 PM
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Xbox One Exclusive Quantum Break: Sam Lake Getting Ready for Gamescom; Remedy Asks For Questions

Quantum Break’s team is getting ready for the game’s Gamescom showing and Creative Director Sam Lake is quite excited, as he mentioned on Twitter.

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on July 31, 2015 4:47 PM
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Rare Developers Tease More Games Could Be Coming to Rare Replay Collection

As one of the surprise reveals from this year’s E3 2015, the upcoming Rare Replay brings together 30 of developer Rare’s most iconic games from the last 30 ...Read More

on July 30, 2015 8:17 AM
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New Gears of War: Ultimate Edition Video Shows How the Original Gameplay Was Tweaked

Gears of War: Ultimate Edition for Xbox One is less than a month away, with a release date of August 25th, while PC gamers will have to wait longer. ...Read More

on July 29, 2015 1:04 PM
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Microsoft Knows You’re Going to Steal its Xbox One Glasses

Can’t say that Microsoft doesn’t have a sense of humor. If you want to have a good laugh, check out the glasses the industry giant from Redmond brought ...Read More

on July 28, 2015 5:30 PM
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Xbox One Exclusive Forza Motorsport 6 Gets New Cars Aplenty, Including British Touring Racers

Microsoft and Turn 10 released a new batch of cars for the upcoming Xbox One exclusive Forza Motorsport 6, hitting the North American shelves on September 15th. ...Read More

on July 28, 2015 3:28 PM
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Xbox One Exclusive Gears of War 4’s Concept Artwork Shows New Characters JD and Kait

The Coalition released two new pierces of concept artwork of Gears of War 4, showing two new characters named Kait and JD. ...Read More

on July 28, 2015 3:17 PM
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Square Enix Explains Rise of the Tomb Raider Xbox Launch Exclusivity Deal; “It Wasn’t An Easy Decision” in Disappointing Fans

While anticipation for Crystal Dynamics’ upcoming Rise of the Tomb Raider is at an all-time high following the game’s impressive showing at this year’s E3 2015, some of ...Read More

on July 28, 2015 12:19 PM
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Xbox One SmartGlass Beta Brings Screenshots To Android and iOS

Microsoft released today a new version of the Xbox One SmartGlass beta on Android and iOS. You can find it on Google Play, while only those ...Read More

on July 27, 2015 5:35 PM
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Big Booths for Sony, Microsoft, Blizzard, Electronic Arts and More Revealed By Gamescom Floor Plans

Gamescom is just a a little more than a week away, and the detailed floor plans for the halls are now available on the official website, ...Read More

on July 27, 2015 2:56 AM
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Xbox Live Currently Down on Xbox One, 360 and Windows 10, With Many Users Unable to Login (UPDATED)

Xbox Live is currently experiencing issues on all platforms, including Xbox One, Xbox 360, as you can see in the surge of reports on DownDetector, at ...Read More

on July 26, 2015 4:14 PM
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China Has Ended 15 Year Ban on Video Game Consoles

After 15 years of blocking video game console sales in its country, China has now officially lifted the ban. First reported this morning by the Wall Street Journal, ...Read More

on July 26, 2015 1:36 PM
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New Xbox One System Software Update in Preview Fixes Xbox Live Disconnection Issues

With an earlier patch of the Preview version of the August system software update, we learned that a small number of users were being disconnected from ...Read More

on July 25, 2015 6:14 PM
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Rare Replay Trailer Lists Its Games In a Musical Fashion

Microsoft has released the latest trailer for Rare Replay which is a bundle of 30 Rare games from the past all put together for $30. The trailer is ...Read More

on July 24, 2015 11:10 PM
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New Xbox One System Software Update in Preview Fixes Headset Issues, Brings More Minor Changes

Microsoft made a new update to the Xbox One’s system software available for download to preview members, continuing on the track of implementing minor, non user-facing changes with ...Read More

on July 24, 2015 5:42 PM
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Microsoft’s Ken Lobb Explains the Message Behind the Xbox One Games Shown at E3 and at Gamescom

Microsoft had a great show at E3, and it’s preparing to having another at Gamescom in Cologne. Yet, the two shows are fundamentally different, and convey a different ...Read More

on July 24, 2015 5:01 PM
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Xbox One Graphics – Native vs Windows 10 Streaming Screenshot Comparison: Compressed but Enjoyable

One of the most interesting features of the Xbox App on Windows 10 is the ability to stream Xbox One games directly to any device running the operating ...Read More

on July 24, 2015 1:20 PM
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Gears of War: Ultimate Edition for Xbox One Goes Gold, Gets Opening Cutscene Trailer and Featurette

Today Microsoft announced that Gears of War: Ultimate Edition for Xbox One has gone gold, while pre-orders have opened on Xbox Live for the Standard Edition ...Read More

on July 23, 2015 5:48 PM
41 Editorials

Windows 10 Xbox App Game DVR and Screenshot Quality Test: Great Start, Negligible Performance Impact

Windows 10 is just a few days from its release on July 29th, and soon everyone with a legit copy of Windows 7 and 8 will be able to enjoy the Xbox App on PC. ...Read More

on July 23, 2015 4:26 PM
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Microsoft Brings Back Fanfest and Much More at Gamescom

Today Microsoft announced its activities for Gamescom, and there’s a lot on the menu, including a return of the Fanfest that proved very successful at E3. Here’s an ...Read More

on July 23, 2015 2:20 PM
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Xbox’s Mike Ybarra Reflects on Challenges of Xbox One Backwards Compatibility; “Many People Told Us It Would Be Impossible”

During last month’s E3 2015, one of the most shocking announcements to come from Microsoft’s press conference this year came from the reveal that backwards compatibility with select ...Read More

on July 23, 2015 12:28 PM
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Microsoft Predicts Xbox to Grow in Fans and Profitability due to Halo 5 and Strength of Xbox and Xbox Live

During Microsoft’s financial conference call for investors and analysts, Chief Financial Officer Amy Hood provided the company’s predictions for the current fiscal year and quarter (from July 1st to September 30th). ...Read More

on July 21, 2015 6:14 PM
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Microsoft CEO on Xbox: “Our Growing Fanbase Is Excited for the Best Games Line-up in Our History”

During Microsoft’s financial conference call for investors and analysts, CEO Satya Nadella mentioned that in the hardware segment both Surface and Xbox had an “incredible Q4,” and gave ...Read More

on July 21, 2015 5:55 PM
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Change to Backwards Compatibility on Xbox One System Software Preview Requires Reinstalling Games

If you are enjoying Xbox 360 backwards compatibility on Xbox One thanks to the preview program, here’s a heads up. A change has been made to how backwards ...Read More

on July 21, 2015 4:38 PM
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1.4 million Xbox One and Xbox 360 Consoles Shipped in Latest Quarter; Xbox Revenue Up 27%

Microsoft just released its earnings statement for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2015, and the company announced positive results overall.

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on July 21, 2015 4:08 PM
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Phil Spencer on Gamescom: “Many” Games that Weren’t at E3; Impressed by Quantum Break and Much More

Gamescom is closing in fast, opening its doors on August 5th, and Microsoft’s Xbox Division Head Phil Spencer went on one of his usual Twitter sprees to lets ...Read More

on July 21, 2015 3:46 PM
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Xbox App on Windows 10: Check Out All The Great Features of the Latest Version in Video

The Xbox App on Windows 10 has gone a long way since its debut in the insider preview a few months ago. Now streaming from Xbox One is ...Read More

on July 20, 2015 8:00 AM
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Yes, You Will Be Able to Get a Physical Copy of Halo 5: Guardians With the Collector’s Edition

After some backlash to the announcement that the Halo 5: Guardians Collector’s Edition would only come with a digital copy of the game, 343 Industries posted on the ...Read More

on July 18, 2015 6:29 PM
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Xbox’s Phil Spencer on Parity Clause: “There’s No Clause;” Explains How it Works

There has been a lot of back and forth on the so called “parity clause” on Xbox One, that allegedly forced developers to release their games on Microsoft’s ...Read More

on July 17, 2015 6:04 PM
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NPD Crowns the PS4 Winner for June US Hardware and Software Sales (UPDATED)

June NPD results are always quite interesting, as they give us an partial indication of the reception of what we saw at E3. According to a press release ...Read More

on July 16, 2015 5:31 PM