Category Archives: Xbox Live
Mon, Jun 17, 2013 | 14:48 BST
Mon, Jun 17, 2013 | 10:07 BST
Microsoft’s community figure Major Nelson has stated that the company will not block your library of Xbox One games should your Xbox Live account become banned. The statement was given at E3 last week and comes as confusion clouds the matter.
Mon, Jun 17, 2013 | 09:51 BST
Minecraft Xbox One studio 4J Studios is now in talks with Microsoft over the possibility of save transfers between the Xbox 360 game and incoming next-gen edition. Last week it was both confirmed and denied that the saves would work, which confused a lot of people. We’ve got some clarity here.
Sat, Jun 15, 2013 | 17:23 BST
World of Tanks will be going into beta for Xbox 360, and Wargaming is accepting applications. An Xbox Live Gold account is required to participate in it. The game will be free-to-play with an XBL Gold memberships when it launches this summer, but Silver members will be able to try out a demo to see if it warrants a Gold membership for them. A video for the beta is below.
Fri, Jun 14, 2013 | 19:34 BST
At E3 2013, Catherine Cai sat down with Splinter Cell: Blacklist creative director Maxime Béland to discuss the game. Eventually, she broached a subject she’d been curious about for a long time.
Fri, Jun 14, 2013 | 16:59 BST
indiePub Entertainment and Namco Bandai has announced the release of Storm for Xbox Live.
Fri, Jun 14, 2013 | 12:41 BST
Xbox One may not be as heavy-handed with content restriction as it first appears, according to some new chatter from Microsoft’s Phil Spencer. He has said in a new interview that players will be able to share their game library with people outside their household.
Fri, Jun 14, 2013 | 08:34 BST
Oddworld co-creator Lorne Lanning has explained why his ‘New ‘N Tasty’ remake of Abe’s Oddysee will not hit Xbox 360 or Xbox One in a new interview. In short; Microsoft still isn’t letting developers self-publish on its platforms, so he’s not buckling.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 19:33 BST
Marlow Briggs and the Mask of Death has leaked, apparently. The game first popped up in January through a trademark listing. Shots of the leaked images can be found on NeoGAF which lists it as an XBLA title. Sadly, all we know about it at the moment can be found through the leaked images. Once we know more we will let you know.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 09:36 BST
Microsoft has overhauled the Achievements system, adding a second tier of non-Gamerscore affective challenges among other changes.
Wed, Jun 12, 2013 | 23:36 BST
SuperGiant Games has said Bastion has now sold over two million copies.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 00:24 BST
Xbox One’s Xbox Live network will only work in certain countries at launch, according to a disclaimer on the console’s official pre-order page.
Wed, Jun 12, 2013 | 18:48 BST
Castle of Illusion is heading to PC, PSN, and XBLA this summer, and this trail out of E3 released by SEGA should get you excited for the remake of the 1990 classic. Enjoy.
Wed, Jun 12, 2013 | 17:23 BST
LocoCycle is an Xbox One launch title from Twisted Pixel and there’s some new screenshots for the game below. It will also be released for Xbox 360 through XBLA. You can check out the trailer for it through here. A release date has yet to be announced.
Wed, Jun 12, 2013 | 12:46 BST
Forza Motorsport 5′s opponents will be derived from the behaviour of real-world players, making for a more intense, unpredictable racing experience. It marks the end of single-player, according to Turn 10′s lead gameplay designer Rhett Mathis.
Wed, Jun 12, 2013 | 09:47 BST
Xbox One’s online verification checks have been discussed by Microsoft’s Don Mattrick in a new interview, in which he suggests people are imagining worst-case scenarios that aren’t there.
Tue, Jun 11, 2013 | 13:08 BST
Microsoft will begin phasing out its MS Points system later this year in favour of real currency, and the company has published a handy guide to let us know just how it’s all going to play out. The changes will impact both Xbox One and Xbox 360.
Tue, Jun 11, 2013 | 12:45 BST
Xbox One will launch across various Asian territories in 2014, but there’s no word of Japan yet, possibly because Xbox 360 has performed poorly there over the years.
Tue, Jun 11, 2013 | 18:52 BST
Far Cry Classic will be available as part of the Summer of Arcade program on Xbox Live. A date wasn’t added in the press release, but it’s the original single-player game. Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons will also be part of the program. Far Cry will run you 560 MSP, and Borthers $15.00/1200 MSP. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, Flashback, and Charlie Murder will also be included. It all kicks off August 7 so expect more titles to be announced. A video is below.
Mon, Jun 10, 2013 | 20:23 BST
Analyst group EEDAR has deemed Microsoft’s pre-E3 2013 showcase a success that put to bed fears over Xbox One’s dedication to core gaming.