Category Archives: Xbox Live
Tue, Dec 17, 2013 | 16:45 GMT
Halo 4 studio 343 Industries wants to bring the franchise to as many formats – both digital and physical – as possible, according to a new interview with Halo: Spartan Assault lead designer Mike Ellis.
Tue, Dec 17, 2013 | 13:09 GMT
Microsoft has posted a sizeable Xbox Live sale, slashing quids off the likes of BioShock: infinite, FIFA 14, Deadpool and more.
Wed, Dec 18, 2013 | 04:18 GMT
Stace Harman examines the strengths and pitfalls of Microsoft’s ID@Xbox scheme on Xbox One and the free-wheeling but potentially lackadaisical approach Sony’s PS4 digital strategy.
Tue, Dec 17, 2013 | 01:27 GMT
Xbox Live will offer steep discounts on new titles every day until the new year, as part of a special holiday promotion.
Mon, Dec 16, 2013 | 12:46 GMT
As was announced at the beginning of December, four-player co-op shooter Shoot Many Robots is now free for Xbox Live Gold subscribers until the end of the month. It follows on from Gears of War. Shoot Many Robots was released on Xbox Live Arcade in March 2012, usually selling for £6.75.
Sat, Dec 14, 2013 | 18:46 GMT
The first original programming for Xbox will be coming early next year, according to Microsoft’s president of entertainment and digital media, Nancy Tellem.
Sat, Dec 14, 2013 | 18:28 GMT
Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 and Marvel vs. Capcom 2 will be pulled from the PlayStation Store and Xbox Live starting next week.
Sat, Dec 14, 2013 | 17:31 GMT
Those looking forward to the console version of the Hitbox Team-developed Dustforce can now watch 50 minutes of it in action below. The gameplay was livestreamed by Capcom yesterday, and while there are some minor audio and framerate issues present in the video, it was the on the recording end and not an in-game issue, said the firm. Watch it in its entirety below. Dustforce was released in 2012 on PC and Mac and will arrive digitally on PS3, Vita and Xbox 360 in January 2014. Thanks, Gematsu.
Sat, Dec 14, 2013 | 15:26 GMT
World of Tanks is in open beta this weekend, meaning everyone can pop on and give it a go whether they have Xbox Live Gold or not.
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 | 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.
Thu, Dec 12, 2013 | 12:32 GMT
No Man’s Sky bowled many gamers over when Hello Games released its space-faring rogue-like at the VGX awards last weekend. ID@Xbox boss Chris Charla was one of those people it seems, as he really hopes the studio will bring its game to Xbox One.
Thu, Dec 12, 2013 | 09:51 GMT
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has reflected on his career at the company in a new interview. In it, he explains that getting the Microsoft brand into the living room via the original Xbox was his idea.
Thu, Dec 12, 2013 | 08:59 GMT
Call of Duty: Ghosts publisher Activision has confirmed a piece of wolf DLC that turns your guard dog killstreak into a pack of rabid white beasts of death. There’s even a trailer.
Wed, Dec 11, 2013 | 12:24 GMT
Peggle 2 may have just launched on Xbox One, but developer PopCap games has already announced a free DLC pack that brings head-to-head multiplayer into the mix.
Wed, Dec 11, 2013 | 11:54 GMT
The Walking Dead: Season 2 developer TellTale Games has dated the first chapter on Xbox 360.
Wed, Dec 11, 2013 | 11:08 GMT
Oddworld developers Just Add Water and Oddworld Inhabitants are speaking with Microsoft about releasing the series on Xbox One, but nothing has been set in stone yet.
Tue, Dec 10, 2013 | 12:19 GMT
Xbox One hasn’t killed off game demos, according to Microsoft’s community chap Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb, there just don’t happen to be any at the moment.
Mon, Dec 09, 2013 | 22:27 GMT
Microisoft has rolled out extra security features to help account holders across all platforms remain in control of their data, amid reports of NSA snooping on services including Xbox Live.
Sat, Dec 07, 2013 | 17:25 GMT
Konami has requested Skullgirls be removed from the PlayStation Network by December 17 and from Xbox Live Arcade by December 31, according to the game’s design director Mike Zaimont.