Category Archives: Microsoft
Fri, Dec 13, 2013 | 17:37 GMT
Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition has sold 10 million copies. Due to the milestone, the developers are celebrating with a sale where you can get 50% off on all skin and texture packs – excluding Mashup packs, this Saturday, December 14. The full list of tuexture packs and skins can be found over on Major Nelson’s blog.
Meanwhile, Markus Persson has said over Twitter that the original version of Minecraft has now passed 13 million copies sold.
Fri, Dec 13, 2013 | 16:53 GMT
Amazon has Xbox One back in stock, but it may take an extra 1-2 days to process according to the online retailer. Might be your last change to grab one as Christmas is just two weeks away and everyone will likely be selling out again. In the UK, a source close to VG247 has said Asda has stock in both PS4 and Xbox One but won’t be putting the consoles on shelves until Tuesday. It’s unknown how stocked the shelves will be, so you may want to be outside the shop doors when the store opens in Tuesday just in case.
Fri, Dec 13, 2013 | 16:58 GMT
EA Sports has announced Jon “Bones” Jones will be one of the fighters in its UFC title, which in the end will boast over 100 fighters. More are to be revealed “over the next few months” according to the firm. The Light Heavyweight title-holder can be seen in full via the screenshot below. EA Sports UFC will be released in spring 2014 in PS4 and Xbox One.
Fri, Dec 13, 2013 | 15:28 GMT
Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z is coming to PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 early next year, so Tecmo-Koei has sent over a batch of screenshots to give you something to look forward to into the new year. Gaze upon the lot below. Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z releases in Europe on February 28 and in North America on March 4.
Fri, Dec 13, 2013 | 16:22 GMT
Dead Rising 3 players will be able to download some addition content for the game when its first batch of DLC is released.
Fri, Dec 13, 2013 | 14:22 GMT
Painkiller Hell & Damnation has a seventh DLC pack available to download. Called City Critters, the content adds new levels, enemies and even more demon flesh to destroy.
Fri, Dec 13, 2013 | 14:05 GMT
Bound by Flame, the RPG in the works at Spiders Studios, has a new story trailer available and we’ve posted it below. Bound by Flame puts players in the role of a mercenary possessed by a flame demon who must choose between the powers offered or keeping their humanity with heroic talents. Bound by Flame will release in early 2014 on PC, PS3, PS4 and Xbox 360. It was announced back in March.
Fri, Dec 13, 2013 | 11:57 GMT
Xbox One’s indie game program ID@Xbox has seen a wealth of developers pitching new concepts that are “gratifyingly all over the map,” according to the scheme’s boss Chris Charla. He feels that several of the concepts could be exclusive to Microsoft’s format, given that their embedded use Kinect and SmartGlass.
Fri, Dec 13, 2013 | 10:59 GMT
Battlefield 4′s stability update for Xbox One was slightly delayed, but DICE has confirmed it’ll be rolling out today.
Fri, Dec 13, 2013 | 11:28 GMT
Xbox One’s Nordic launch was rumoured as delayed into Q3 2014 recently, and one Swiss retailer has updated the console’s product page with a warning that this could indeed be the case.
Fri, Dec 13, 2013 | 10:22 GMT
Forza Motorsport 5 developer Turn10 will release a patch to speed up the earning process and make cars cheaper, following backlash surrounding its microtransaction system.
Fri, Dec 13, 2013 | 11:01 GMT
Payday 2 was a resounding success for Overkill Software, turning a profit before it even launched. VG247′s Dave Cook continues his chat with director David Goldfarb about the development process and plans for 2014.
Fri, Dec 13, 2013 | 13:52 GMT
PlayStation 4 was the best-selling console of November 2013 at US retail, although the Xbox One had the honour of fastest-selling.
Thu, Dec 12, 2013 | 22:27 GMT
Strider has an all-new score, but as this video shows, there are echoes of familiar tunes.
Thu, Dec 12, 2013 | 22:05 GMT
Ruining the sports game tradition of releasing well ahead of the year indicated by the title, Big Ant has pushed Don Bradman Cricket 14 into 2014.
Fri, Dec 13, 2013 | 10:21 GMT
Forza Motorsport 5′s unpopular microtransactions weren’t something Turn 10 was ordered to implement by its corporate overlord.
Thu, Dec 12, 2013 | 21:17 GMT
Thu, Dec 12, 2013 | 20:57 GMT
SuperData Research has issued a digital market report showing 25% growth in the sector year-over-year to over $1 billion. The figures do not represent physical data in the US, which will be reported by NPD later this evening – and will be worth staying up for as the November report will note the first sales figures for PS4 and Xbox One.
Thu, Dec 12, 2013 | 23:50 GMT
The Walking Dead: Season Two – Episode One: “All That Remains” has a trailer available, and it’s posted below.
Thu, Dec 12, 2013 | 20:16 GMT
A DLC pack supporting Child’s Play charity is now available for Saints Row 4. The Child’s Play Pack will run you $2.99/EUR 2.99/GBP 2.49 and 100% of the proceeds will be donated to the charity. The pack contains toys which allow players to rampage through Steelport as a Digital Dino or a Robochimp. It also contains the Retro Rocket vehicle. Screenshots are posted below.