Category Archives: Microsoft
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 04:27 BST
With the recent success of Ubisoft’s throwback to the 80′s with the Far Cry 3 DLC Blood Dragon, it looks like they may have decided to do another throwback, this time to the original Far Cry.
A Far Cry HD listing for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 has surfaced on the Brazil’s rating board site. No announcement had been made by Ubisoft, but with the success the franchise is having, it could be on the cards.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 04:28 BST
While DUST 514, the console based MMO/FPS set in the Eve Online universe, is continuing to receive changes from CCP to its skill system based on feedback from players, some players are not happy with the effects the changes are having on their chosen skills. To help things run more smoothly CCP is offering players a chance to request one free respec.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 02:22 BST
Xbox LIVE programming director Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb answered questions about Xbox One in a live Yahoo! chat today. He shed some light on a few minor details and shrugged others off to be addressed at E3, which he points out is merely 18 days away.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 01:17 BST
Microsoft has registered domain names for the new Kinect hardware, which will come bundled with the console, called Kinect One as well as what is likely to be a new Kinect-based fitness game for the new console, called Xbox Fitness.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 00:51 BST
With Sony and Nintendo both making visible efforts to promote and improve independent developer involvement and access to their consoles, the independent developer presence was clearly lacking in Microsoft’s Xbox One reveal. Several independent developers, as well as Ouya, offer their thoughts on the reveal.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 00:13 BST
Microsoft has announced 15 exclusive games coming to the Xbox One in its first year but PC gamers aren’t likely to see all of that content. When asked about Microsoft’s Window’s 8 gaming strategy, Matt Booty, general manager of Redmond Game Studios and Platforms, said, “We have got everything from very, very casual games, like our very much improved and reimagined Solitaire, all the way to graphically complicated games like The Harvest.”
Wed, May 22, 2013 | 23:01 BST
UFO Interactive Games in partnership with Tragnarion Studios has announced a July release for Scourge: Outbreak on Xbox Live.
Wed, May 22, 2013 | 22:39 BST
A report from the Associated Press indicates that the deal between the NFL and Microsoft for Xbox One is worth $400 million over five years for the NFL.
Wed, May 22, 2013 | 21:32 BST
Phil Spencer has said Microsoft may return to a 1 vs 100 game in some capacity with Xbox One, as the company learned a lot from the XBL quiz game.
Wed, May 22, 2013 | 21:23 BST
Infinity Ward has released a video showing the tech differences between Call of Duty: Ghosts and Modern Warfare 3.
Wed, May 22, 2013 | 20:34 BST
Remedy Entertainment boss Sam Lake has posted a video over on Humble Bundle, discussing why the team decided to create a new experience with Quantum Break instead of revisiting the Alan Wake IP for Xbox One.
Wed, May 22, 2013 | 22:16 BST
FIFA 14 Ultimate Team will be release on PS4 according to an EA representative’s comments to CVG.
Wed, May 22, 2013 | 23:10 BST
Wed, May 22, 2013 | 18:17 BST
Electronic Arts hasn’t stopped making games for Wii U, it’s just not developing as many titles for it as with Microsoft and Sony consoles.
Wed, May 22, 2013 | 17:11 BST
EA has said it plans to reveal more on FIFA 14 and its Star Wars games in the works during E3 next month.
Wed, May 22, 2013 | 16:19 BST
Due to yesterday’s confusion surrounding how often Xbox One requires users to connect to the Internet, and whether used games will indeed be supported the way we’re used to, Microsoft’s president of interactive entertainment, Don Mattrick, has tried to alleviate some of the misconceptions surrounding the firm’s new all-in-one device.
Wed, May 22, 2013 | 17:50 BST
Like Xbox 360 before it, independent developers won’t be able to self-publish titles through Xbox Live on Xbox One, Microsoft has confirmed. In fact, the marketplace on Xbox One will no longer contain separate channels for Xbox Live Arcade and XBL Indie Games.
Wed, May 22, 2013 | 15:22 BST
Summon Night 5 debuted on the Media Create charts at number one in Japan, knocking Tomodachi Collection: New Life off it’s cushy spot for the time being. The Namco title moved 105,511 units on PSP. Hardware was down again this week. You can get both charts below.
Wed, May 22, 2013 | 14:57 BST
DICE executive producer Patrick Bach is featured in the Battlefield 4 dev chat below, and in it he discusses the shooter’s single player campaign.
Wed, May 22, 2013 | 14:29 BST