Category Archives: Microsoft
Thu, Jun 20, 2013 | 03:32 BST
EA won’t bring back the Online Pass system it cancelled before Sony and Microsoft both adopted used game-friendly policies for next-gen consoles.
Thu, Jun 20, 2013 | 02:59 BST
Thu, Jun 20, 2013 | 02:19 BST
Respawn Entertainment’s new game is, of course, a shooter – but a shooter with a twist, and on the TItanfall team hopes will challenge even expert players.
Thu, Jun 20, 2013 | 01:24 BST
You’ll still need to install your games, have a Kinect plugged in, and download a day one update, Xbox corporate vice-president Marc Whitten has said, despite today’s Xbox One policy changes.
Thu, Jun 20, 2013 | 01:05 BST
Thu, Jun 20, 2013 | 00:32 BST
CD Projekt RED is prepared to cross a few things off its wishlist if it makes The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt a better game.
Thu, Jun 20, 2013 | 00:03 BST
GameStop is very, very pleased about Microsoft’s decision to open the Xbox One to used games – and so are its shareholders.
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 23:54 BST
DICE producer Daniel Matros presents almost 15 minutes of alpha footage of Battlefield 4′s Spectator mode, which brings an eSports (and machinima) friendly viewing mode to the shooter series.
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 23:27 BST
Mass Effect and Mass Effect 2 writer Drew Karpyshyn has detailed the vague plans he had for the ending of Mass Effect 3 before exiting the project. Some Mass Effect trilogy spoilers follow.
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 23:14 BST
Microsoft’s eyebrow-raising reversal of its Xbox One DRM policies has been in the works for some time, corporate vice president of Xbox Marc Whitten has said, but Microsoft wanted to tell the “complete story” before it made such a dramatic public reversal.
Thu, Jun 20, 2013 | 01:25 BST
Microsoft has confirmed “certain polices” pertaining to its DRM control with Xbox One have been changed, such as 24-hour check-ins, “no limitations” to using and sharing disc-based games, and more. Full report below.
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 21:01 BST
DICE’s Patrick Bach is of the opinion that competition for Battlefield 4 is good for the industry, and the developer is working hard to ensure the franchise doesn’t get diluted.
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 19:44 BST
Xbox One’s Kinect may violate a new bill representatives from Massachusetts and North Carolina have submitted to the House.
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 19:26 BST
Grasshopper Manufacture CEO Goichi Suda has said he’s “always up to the idea” of creating another No More Heroes game. Speaking with Joystiq, Suda 51 said: “Travis [Touchdown] is one of the characters I’m really fond of, that means a lot to me. So if there was the opportunity to create another sequel then yeah, I’m always up to the idea.” Until then, fans can appease themselves with Killer is Dead on PS3 and Xbox 360 in August.
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 21:25 BST
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 17:25 BST
Spartacus Legends, the free-to-play brawler from Ubisoft, has a new trailer available below. The XBLA versions of the game released on June 26 with the PSN release “coming soon.”
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 15:38 BST
Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D topped the Media Create charts in Japan with 104,569 units moved, and ultimately helped provide 3DS with a much needed surge after disappointed hardware sales over the last couple of weeks. Sales of 3DS LL hit 29,533 units over the prior week’s 27,172 units, while 3DS sales saw the biggest jump out of the two offerings. The system moved 17,602 compared to 12,700 the prior week.
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 22:08 BST
Phil Owen finds something to love in Murdered: Soul Suspect – a break from the non-stop shooting action requiring a bit more grey matter and few less twitch reflexes.
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 16:42 BST
Ubisoft game director Ashraf Ismail has said not to expect Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag on PC to launch alongside the console versions.
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 14:16 BST
505 Games has announced a release date change for Ashes Cricket 2013. Originally slated for release on June 21, the sports title will now release in July.