Category Archives: Xbox
Sat, May 04, 2013 | 19:46 BST
A report from Paul Thurrott claims the next Xbox will launch in early November for $499. Alternatively, you will be able to purchase one for $299 providing you’re wiling to pay a monthly $15 subscription fee for Xbox Live.
Fri, May 03, 2013 | 12:37 BST
Fable as an MMO could do “reasonably well,” according to former Lionhead boss Peter Molyneux. The 22 Cans founder has shed light on the team’s brainstorming around the project while he was involved.
Thu, May 02, 2013 | 11:46 BST
Microsoft is gearing up to announce its Xbox 360 successor at an event on May 21, and former creative director at Microsoft Game Studios Peter Molyneux has suggested that while he “knew a lot” about the company’s next-gen plans, he’s fascinated to see which way the reveal will go.
Thu, May 02, 2013 | 17:46 BST
Fallout: New Vegas studio Obsidian Entertainment is currently working on what it calls a “Unique next generation game,” and is currently hiring for staff with a passion for RPG and action games. Could it be Fallout 4, or something new? You be the judge.
Thu, May 02, 2013 | 11:06 BST
Microsoft will stream its pre-E3 press conference, which takes place at the Galen Center on the University of Southern California campus Monday, June 10. Press invites started rolling out this afternoon, and while it’s not open to the public, Major Nelson will be giving away passes starting next week. Details on how to watch the proceedings will be announced next month. E3 takes place June 11-13.
Thu, May 02, 2013 | 10:51 BST
Wed, May 01, 2013 | 16:36 BST
Peter Molyneux has said he will likely be present during the Next Xbox reveal on May 21, due to an “opportunity that’s come up” for him to be involved.
Wed, May 01, 2013 | 12:46 BST
Xbox Fusion could be the name of Microsoft’s next-gen console, according to a slew of domain registrations that have popped up in the wild. The name has been rumoured before apparently, but the domains have only been unearthed recently.
Wed, May 01, 2013 | 06:19 BST
Microsoft will once again host its pre-E3 press conference at the Galen Center on the University of Southern California campus on Monday, June 10.
Thu, Apr 25, 2013 | 10:48 BST
Wed, Apr 24, 2013 | 08:13 BST
Lionhead Studios has been angling for a new steward since Peter Molyneux left for the world of cubes and curiosity. John Needham has been selected as his successor as studio head.
Tue, Apr 23, 2013 | 08:22 BST
Lords of the Fallen is the new RPG from Tomasz Gop, executive producer of the first two Witcher games while he was at CD Projekt RED. It’s heading to PS4, PC and Xbox 720 next year and German outfit Deck 13 is developing. It’s also meant to be hard, like Dark Souls.
Wed, Apr 17, 2013 | 21:58 BST
Xbox 720 will not require an online connection to function, the recent round of VGLeaks specs were correct and Kinect 2.0 is a thing. That’s the claim of an alleged Microsoft insider working in software, who has spilled plenty of fresh information online.
Wed, Apr 17, 2013 | 10:01 BST
Respawn Entertainment has filed a trademark for something called ‘Titan’. Drink your Lucozade because we’re about to go running on the rumour (tread)mill.
Mon, Apr 15, 2013 | 17:58 BST
Ubisoft Montreal CEO Yannis Mallat has said he suspects the audience is ready for always-online consoles.
Thu, Apr 11, 2013 | 22:52 BST
Microsoft creative director Adam Orth told the world to “deal with it” last week, in relation to rumours that Xbox 720 will require a constant internet connection. Dave Cook recaps the messy saga.
Thu, Apr 11, 2013 | 13:31 BST
A trio of next-Xbox rumors have surfaced today, and no matter whether the sources call it Xbox 720 or Durango, keep in mind we will know nothing for sure until Microsoft announces something. Click the break for today’s lowdown.
Tue, Apr 09, 2013 | 07:33 BST
In a biting retrospective of his years working as a designer at Microsoft, Spry Fox founder Daniel Cook has expressed his frustration with the exclusive culture he experienced developing for Xbox platforms.
Tue, Apr 09, 2013 | 00:01 BST
Microsoft has laid bare its plans to make Xbox the “Premium entertainment service that delivers all the games and entertainment consumers want”, by investing 100% of its focus in the console’s TV cloud TV strategy. The company has sold its Mediaroom brand to Ericsson to give it space to fully concentrate on its new mission.
Tue, Apr 09, 2013 | 08:37 BST
Veteran developer Warren Spector has suggested in a new column that next-gen home consoles will face competition from the home entertainment space, and that console tech is stuck in a frozen rut, while mobile and tablet devices continue to evolve.