Category Archives: Microsoft
Fri, May 24, 2013 | 11:13 BST
Xbox One will come bundled with Microsoft’s new Kinect sensor bar, and a new patent filed by the company suggests the device will impose certain DRM restrictions based on who it sees in the room, and more.
Fri, May 24, 2013 | 11:02 BST
Battlefield 4 will get a deluxe edition on PS3 and Xbox 360, UK retailer GAME has confirmed. It’s getting a limited run and comes with bonus goodies inside.
Fri, May 24, 2013 | 10:46 BST
Xbox One has already caused a deal of confusion surrounding the use of pre-owned games, and on top of having to pay a fee to play used games, it seems that Microsoft and publishers will get a cut of each used sale at retail too.
Fri, May 24, 2013 | 10:25 BST
GRID 2 developer Codemasters has unveiled a one-off ‘Mono Edition’ for its incoming racer. It costs £125,000, includes a copy of the game and, well, an actual honest-to-god car.
Fri, May 24, 2013 | 09:52 BST
GRID 2 developer Codemasters has release more gameplay footage for its incoming racer. This time the clip shows a high-speed ‘Face-Off’ event in Okutama. The game hits PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 across North America from May 28, and across Europe from May 31.
Fri, May 24, 2013 | 08:40 BST
Forza Motorsport 5′s pack-art has been revealed by Microsoft, and with it, the design of Xbox One’s packaging. Check out the shot here.
Fri, May 24, 2013 | 08:29 BST
Dark Souls 2′s very existence has Stace Harman rather delighted, but he questions whether making the game more accessible might rob it of its appeal.
Fri, May 24, 2013 | 07:58 BST
Another versions of Microsoft’s Kinect is in development for Windows and has been announced to release next year.
Fri, May 24, 2013 | 07:38 BST
Ubisoft is offering fans a chance to have their profile featured as a pedestrian in its upcoming Watch Dogs game.
Fri, May 24, 2013 | 05:29 BST
Disney has released the trailer for the Monsters University play set that will be available in the Disney Infinity starter pack along with the Pirates of the Caribbean and The Incredibles play sets.
Fri, May 24, 2013 | 03:34 BST
Despite low lifetime Xbox 360 sales in Japan and the regions loyalty to Nintendo and PlayStation, Xbox One will be launched in Japan.
Fri, May 24, 2013 | 02:22 BST
A patent filed by Microsoft for Kinect describes a camera system that monitors the number of viewers in a room. Content providers will be able to set a threshold which if exceeded would trigger a prompt for the device owner to purchase a license for more viewers.
Fri, May 24, 2013 | 01:39 BST
Fri, May 24, 2013 | 01:10 BST
In the wake of the Xbox One reveal, many are seeking clarification on the direction the console is heading. Microsoft’s corporate vice president Phil Harrison discusses some of the choices made with the next-gen console
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 22:09 BST
Splinter Cell: Blacklist has a new developer diary available discussing the co-op in the game. According to the video, there are four different mission type, and the two being discussed today are The Isaac Briggs missions and The Grim. Check out below. Splinter Cell: Blacklist is out August 20 on PC, PS3, Xbox 360 and Wii U.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 22:00 BST
Poker Night 2, along with Brock Fucking Samson, is now available for iOS. Telltale’s poker simulator will run you $4.99 on the App Store, and also includes Sam and Max, Claptrap, GLaDOS, and my personal hero, Ash Williams. Head over to the App Store and pick it up. The game’s also available through the Xbox Live Marketplace, Steam, and PSN.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 22:21 BST
Nick Channon, FIFA 14 producer, has told VG247′s Sam Clay that it’s rather nice for the series to have become part of the “fabric of football.” He also said EA is proud of the fact it can connect the game’s users to the real sport. Listen to your man speak about it himself below. FIFA 14 is out September 24 in the US and September 27 in the UK on PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 and will be released on PS4 and Xbox One as well. You can have a look at the various skus up for pre-order through our earlier post on the matter.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 20:54 BST
During the Stifel 2013 Technology Conference on Tuesday, EA CFO Blake Jorgensen said the firm plans to support current generation consoles until 2017. Gamespot reports the quote from the conference, which we’ve reported on quite a bit. During it Jorgensen talked about the possibility of a Star Wars: Battlefront game, developments on Wii U and how more games and information on all its titles will be revealed at E3. You an listen to the presentation through EA’s Investor Relations page if you like.
Thu, May 23, 2013 | 20:44 BST
GameStop has reported its quarterly results for the period ending May 4, with total revenues down 6.8% year-over-year to $1.87 billion, noting declines in both hardware sales and new software. Profits came in at $54.6 million, down 25% year-over-year.
Fri, May 24, 2013 | 10:43 BST
Destiny has a live-action, CG trailer available and you can watch it below.