Tag archive for "Microsoft"

23 News

Video Game Hardware Sales Suffer Another Poor Month in September 2016 NPD Report

Yesterday, The NPD Group released its monthly sales report for September 2016 in the United States, revealing another decline in hardware sales. ...Read More

on October 21, 2016 11:07 AM
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Microsoft’s Gaming Revenue Declines by 5% Due to Lower Xbox Prices and Sales Volume

Microsoft posted its financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2017 (related to the period betweem July 1st and September 30th), announcing numbers in the black for the company as a whole, as you can ...Read More

on October 20, 2016 5:18 PM
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The Orange Box, Joe Danger 2, and Galaga Legions Join Xbox One Backwards Compatibility

With a growing library of games from the previous generation, Xbox One's backwards compatibility has offered a chance for players to dive back into the Xbox 360's extensive back catalog, with three more titles having been added ...Read More

on October 20, 2016 1:46 PM
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Dead Rising 4 Season Pass and Digital Deluxe Edition Announced

Microsoft and Capcom Vancouver have announced a Season Pass and a digital-only Deluxe Edition for Dead Rising 4 ...Read More

on October 19, 2016 1:40 PM
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New Xbox One S Gets “The Best-Selling Console in America” Commercial and Slightly Different UK Ad

The Xbox One has been outselling the PS4 in the NPD rankings for a few months, and Microsoft came out with a quite aggressive commercial titled "Xbox One: The best-selling console in America." ...Read More

on October 19, 2016 11:06 AM
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Fallout 4, Rocket League, and More Top This Week’s Deals With Gold

Another week means more games on the horizon to play in a busy fall season, though plenty of recent hits are available at a cheaper price with the latest round of discounts in Xbox Live's Deals With ...Read More

on October 18, 2016 11:03 AM
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Xbox’s Phil Spencer Weighs in on the Difference Between Project Scorpio and PS4 Pro

A lot has been said and done about the comparison between Sony's upcoming PS4 pro and Microsoft's Project Scorpio, despite the fact that they're divided pretty much by a year. Xbox division head honcho Phil Spencer was ...Read More

on October 16, 2016 4:05 PM
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Phil Spencer Explains Why the Xbox One Isn’t Popular in Japan, Promises More Effort for the Future

The fact that the Xbox One is not successful in Japan is no mystery by now, and Xbox Division Head Phil Spencer explained his point of view on the situation in a recent interview on the Japanese ...Read More

on October 16, 2016 8:52 AM
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Microsoft Mahjong on Windows 10 Receives Daily Challenges and New Puzzles

The Microsoft Casual Games team has announced that they have updated Microsoft Mahjong on Windows 10 with daily challenges and 20 new puzzles only for that platform. ...Read More

on October 15, 2016 11:19 AM
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Xbox One Outsells PS4 For the Third Month in a Row in the US; Wins in the UK as Well

Xbox One seems to be holding fast on its momentum, as today Microsoft announced that the console was the best selling in the US for the third month in a row according to NPD, and it also ...Read More

on October 13, 2016 6:09 PM
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Microsoft Unboxes the Gears of War 4 and Battlefield 1 Xbox One S Bundles in New 4K Videos

The holiday season is fast approaching and Microsoft is giving potential new Xbox One owners plenty of options to get a new console, with new videos highlighting two of the company's big bundles for holiday shoppers. ...Read More

on October 13, 2016 8:17 AM
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Gears of War 4 Gets Multiplayer Update to Tweak Credit System, Speed Up Progression

Fans of the Gears of War series have plenty to celebrate today as the long-awaited Gears of War 4 has been released for Xbox One and PC, and those jumping in to the game's multiplayer will find ...Read More

on October 11, 2016 12:00 PM
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Star Wars: Battlefront, Unravel, and More Discounted in This Week’s Deals With Gold

The holidays are on the horizon along with the busiest time of the year for new game releases, but there's still time to grab great games on the cheap with the latest deals now available in the ...Read More

on October 11, 2016 11:33 AM
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Microsoft Cuts Xbox One’s Price in Japan in Time for Battlefield 1’s Release

Today Microsoft Japan announced that the price of Xbox One consoles will be dropped by 5,000 yen in Japan starting on October 13th. ...Read More

on October 11, 2016 12:42 AM
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ReCore Updated with Improvement Patch and Free Trial Experience

With Microsoft continually trying to improve upon the experience of playing ReCore, they decided to give gamers the opportunity to try the title for free. This trial experience is available now on Xbox One and Windows 10 ...Read More

on October 9, 2016 9:13 AM
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Conan and Wiz Khalifa Take on Gears of War 4 in New Episode of Clueless Gamer

The bloodthirsty world of Gears of War returns in the next week with the upcoming release of Gears of War 4 (while those with the Ultimate Edition of the game can access it today), and in celebration ...Read More

on October 7, 2016 10:57 AM
39 Reviews

Gears of War 4 Review — All Geared Up

From its debut in 2006 as one of the marquee titles on the Xbox 360, Gears of War brought along with it many "firsts" for its generation. As time has passed, the series has become one of ...Read More

on October 6, 2016 2:56 AM
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The Division, Far Cry Primal, Watch Dogs, and More Discounted in This Week’s Deals With Gold

With an onslaught of games on the horizon in this coming holiday season there is more out there to play than ever, but there's still always an opportunity to grab great titles on the cheap with the ...Read More

on October 4, 2016 1:29 PM
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Xbox One Getting Arena, Rare Achievements and More For Preview Members Today

Today Xbox One Preview members are going to get access to quite a few interesting features, including rare achievements, the Arena feature, new Looking for Group features and more. ...Read More

on October 3, 2016 12:58 PM
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Season Four of Xbox Ambassador Program Now Live, New Features and Rewards

Season three for the Xbox Ambassador program ran from July to September, and is now in season four. New features will include Ambassadors on Twitter in mid-October, join the Xbox Ambassadors Club on the Preview Program, and ...Read More

on October 1, 2016 12:47 PM
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Blue Special Edition Gears of War 4 Xbox One S Up for Pre-Order; Get a Full 3D Look at this Beauty

Today Microsoft announced a new special edition Gears of War 4 Xbox One S in a blue livery launching on November 1st exclusively at GameStop and at Microsoft's own store. ...Read More

on September 29, 2016 11:26 PM
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Microsoft Celebrating the Start of a New Saga with Gears of War 4: Live Event

In just a few weeks, the tale of the Gears of War series will be starting a brand new chapter with the highly-anticipated Gears of War 4, and Microsoft will be celebrating its release with an epic ...Read More

on September 29, 2016 7:34 AM
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Gears of War 4 on Xbox One and PC Shows Off the First 20 Minutes of Gameplay

Developer The Coalition launched the first 20-minutes of Gears of War 4 gameplay, coming to Xbox One and Windows 10 on October 11. ...Read More

on September 28, 2016 5:04 PM
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Rare’s Sea of Thieves Gets New Trailer Showing off the Game’s Beautiful Visual Effects

Today Rare released a new trailer of its upcoming shared world adventure game Sea of Thieves. ...Read More

on September 27, 2016 1:24 PM
10 News

Call of Duty: World at War, Every Extend Extra Extreme, and More Join Xbox One Backwards Compatibility

Since its announcement last year, Microsoft has been steadily adding to the Xbox's extensive library of games with Xbox One's backwards compatibility with Xbox 360 titles, with four new titles having been added to the library. ...Read More

on September 27, 2016 1:07 PM
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Grand Theft Auto V, Mirror’s Edge Catalyst, and More Top This Week’s Deals With Gold

The fall season is finally upon us and along with it are plenty of the year's biggest releases on the horizon, though there is still time to pick up plenty of great discounted games before the Fall ...Read More

on September 27, 2016 12:15 PM
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Microsoft Offers Extra Free Game With Purchase of Xbox One or Xbox One S This Week Only

With a slate of big holiday titles and the newly-released Xbox One S, Microsoft is pushing for big sales this season on its Xbox One family of consoles with a limited time offer providing a free game ...Read More

on September 26, 2016 1:38 PM
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Everspace Now Available on Xbox One Game Preview, Coming Soon to Windows 10

As previously announced, Everspace has now been made available as part of the Xbox One game preview program, and will soon come to the Windows 10 version of game preview.  As part of the Play Anywhere ...Read More

on September 25, 2016 10:53 AM
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ReCore Getting New Patch to Reduce Loading Times on Xbox One and Xbox One S

Released earlier this month, the Xbox One and PC title ReCore was met with enthusiasm for its characters, world, and throwback to gameplay of earlier generations, but criticized for its technical issues, with a new patch on ...Read More

on September 22, 2016 8:21 AM
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Microsoft Reveal Xbox’s Games With Gold for October: The Escapists, I Am Alive and More

Today Microsoft announced the titles that will be included in the Games with Gold program during the month of October. You can read the full list below. ...Read More

on September 21, 2016 11:26 AM