Tag Archives: Phil Spencer
Wed, Nov 27, 2013 | 10:53 GMT
Forza Motorsport 5′s microtransactions and the grind required to purchase top-tier cars has caused a degree of backlash this week. Turn10′s creative director Dan Greenawalt has responded to claims that the studio pared back the game’s content to allow for a paid economy.
Wed, Nov 27, 2013 | 10:17 GMT
Xbox One will see several full retail games launch from Japanese studios, according to Microsoft’s Phil Spencer. He also expects an increased interest in the console from Japan’s indies moving forward.
Wed, Nov 27, 2013 | 10:53 GMT
Xbox One titles Ryse, Killer Instinct and Forza Motorsport 5 have drawn mixed reactions for their varying implementation of microtransactions, with Microsoft boss Phil Spencer admitting that the platform holder hasn’t settled on a set strategy yet.
Tue, Nov 26, 2013 | 08:06 GMT
Halo could have made it to the Xbox One at launch, but only if Microsoft had cancelled Halo 4, disappointing Xbox 360 fans in the process.
Thu, Nov 21, 2013 | 15:52 GMT
Xbox One is out tomorrow, November 22, and while little has been announced for Microsoft’s post-launch release schedule, Phil Spencer has teased that gamers have little to worry about. Also, what’s this about the new Halo Phil?
Wed, Nov 06, 2013 | 21:21 GMT
Microsoft Studios VP Phil Spencer is of the opinion people shouldn’t be so focused on the 1080/720p and 30/60 fps debates going on at the moment in regards to next-gen, in fact, he has defended Xbox One, saying the focus shouldn’t be on the numbers in the first place.
Thu, Nov 07, 2013 | 12:56 GMT
Microsoft Studios vice president Phil Spencer feels Valve has “quite a bit of work” to do as it makes the jump into the platform market with its Steam Machines.
Thu, Nov 07, 2013 | 10:19 GMT
Microsoft Studios VP Phil Spencer has admitted the company “lost our way a bit in supporting Windows games,” promising the company will be “doing more stuff” on Windows.
Mon, Nov 04, 2013 | 06:36 GMT
Project Gotham Racing seems unlikely to make a come-back any time soon, according to new insight from Microsoft’s Phil Spencer. He reckons the racing space is now too crowded for it to return.
Fri, Nov 01, 2013 | 14:51 GMT
Xbox One’s launch line-up has been discussed by Microsoft’s Phil Spencer, and the exec feels that even though the company’s megaton exclusive Titanfall isn’t out until March, the console will still have no trouble selling out.
Fri, Nov 01, 2013 | 05:09 GMT
The VP of Microsoft Games Studios Phil Spencer appeared as a guest on IGN’s Podcast Unlocked and talked through everything from Gears of War Judgement’s poorer sales and critical reception to how Rare ended up making Kinect games and not a lot else. Choice quotes after the break.
Wed, Oct 09, 2013 | 11:07 BST
Xbox One and PC cross-play is a potential result of Games For Windows Live closing. One site has asked Microsoft’s Phil Spencer if cross-play between both formats is a possibility, and he replied by saying he’s not allowed to leak things. Curious.
Fri, Oct 04, 2013 | 11:12 BST
Xbox One and the cloud are like peas and pods if Microsoft’s Phil Spencer is to be believed. He’s responded to a fan on Twitter saying that projects using the cloud in the majority are in the works.
Mon, Oct 07, 2013 | 07:54 BST
The Xbox brand’s performance in Japan is often painted as disastrous by analysts and critics, but what’s it really like? VG247′s Dave Cook asks two Japanese indie devs for their thoughts at grassroots level.
Fri, Oct 04, 2013 | 02:19 BST
As soon as the Xbox One was announced in May, Twitter exploded with a nickname for it: Xbone. It has stuck in the months since, but Major Nelson didn’t find it to be particularly amusing and wanted it to stop. Phil Spencer, though, realizes “Xbone” will likely stick around, and so he’s just gonna roll with it.
Wed, Sep 18, 2013 | 10:49 BST
Microsoft’s Phil Spencer has stated that the company has, “literally hundreds of ideas” when it comes to Xbox TV content, aside from the announced Halo series.
Wed, Sep 18, 2013 | 00:18 BST
Japan is an important territory to gaming, according to Microsoft Game Studios vice president Phil Spencer, and that’s why the platform holder keeps trying to make inroads.
Wed, Sep 18, 2013 | 05:32 BST
Microsoft Game Studios vice president Phil Spencer has said you should ask Epic Games why Gears of War isn’t headed to Xbox One.
Fri, Sep 13, 2013 | 12:10 BST
Geometry Wars may be owned by Activision now, but that doesn’t mean an Xbox One reprisal is off the table. It’s been discussed, according to Microsoft’s Phil Spencer.
Thu, Sep 12, 2013 | 10:24 BST
Black Tusk Studios and Microsoft Research are pairing up on the former’s mysterious, unannounced game, as confirmed by Phil Spencer. The Microsoft Studios boss has also shed some light on what to expect over at Tokyo Games Show next week.