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Sunset Overdrive ad mentions PC version, Microsoft says “Nope”
A current set of web adverts for Insomniac’s Sunset Overdrive raised some eyebrows in the PC community earlier today, as they listed the game for release on “Xbox One & PC”.
Microsoft purchase Mojang and Minecraft for $2.5 billion – Notch Leaves
As expected, the Mojang sale goes through and Microsoft sound very pleased with the acquisition.
Microsoft’s $2.5 billion Mojang purchase expected on Monday
Sorry Minecraft fans, the unstoppable hand of Microsoft’s capital seems like it’s slowly closing around the neck of your game.
Microsoft attempting to buy Mojang, according to Wall Street Journal
If accurate, I imagine this would end up being a bigger deal in consoleland than on PC, but the Wall Street Journal seem moderately convinced that Microsoft are going to buy Mojang.
Microsoft Studios Steam sale makes Age of Mythology, State of Decay cheap
This weekend will provide a decent chance to stock up on re-issued version of classic stategy titles like Age of Mythology: Extended Edition and Age of Empires II HD.
Train Simulator devs get Microsoft Flight Sim license
An interesting development for those who thought the Microsoft Flight Sim series would never recover from 2010’s free-to-play Microsoft Flight.
DirectX 12 details will be rendered by Microsoft at GDC
With all this talk of Valve pushing for OpenGL and AMD’s Mantle API, Microsoft is reminding everybody that DirectX 12 is still a thing.
EA and Microsoft caught engaging in covert YouTube payola
It’s a Tuesday, so there must be a scandal in the games industry.
Halo 4 is Microsoft’s most expensive ever game
Here’s a neat bit of trivia you can use to impress your fiscally-geeky friends: Halo 4 is the most expensive game that Microsoft has ever produced.
Mobile-esque subscriptions “pivotal” for Xbox business, says Microsoft
The subscription model used for mobile phone contracts is “pivotal” to the future of the Xbox business, so says Microsoft’s manager for interactive entertainment and marketing Matt Barlow.
Microsoft targets Halo 4 pirates with bans
If you’re excited for Halo 4, it perhaps didn’t escape your attention that copies of the game were leaked over the weekend.
Microsoft worried about Xbox 720 leaks, beefs up security as a result
Apparently, Microsoft wants nothing less than a leak regarding the Xbox 720 (or whatever their new console will be called).
Microsoft to bring back internal Xbox 360 shows with new LA studio
Microsoft has hired former entertainment president of the US-based CBS network Nancy Tellem to oversee the creation of some new, internal video series’ for the Xbox 360.
Microsoft renews Killer Instinct trademark
Rare’s Killer Instinct beat-em-up series may be getting a revival of sorts, as Microsoft reveals that it has renewed the trademark for the game.
Report: Vivendi still looking to sell Activision Blizzard; Sony not interested, Microsoft haggling price
Media powerhouse Vivendi is still looking to get rid of its majority €8 billion stake in Activision Blizzard, a “credible source” claims.
Hybrid launch afflicted by Microsoft server issues
Hybrid, the latest ‘Summer of Arcade’ release on Xbox Live, is suffering from a few launch-day issues.
New London studio to be opened by Microsoft
Microsoft may just have finished dispensing with the services of a number of employees in Vancouver, but the company will at least be hiring more people elsewhere as it expands its game studio roster in the United Kingdom.
Development ceases on Microsoft Flight
Sad news if you’re one of the people who enjoyed Microsoft’s return to flight sims (albeit in a more accessible fashion), because development of Microsoft Flight will no longer continue.
Long console generation is biggest mistake Sony and Microsoft have ever made, believes Square Enix
Julien Merceron, Square Enix’s worldwide director of technology, believes that the current generation of consoles has gone on much too long.
Microsoft not attending GamesCom or Tokyo Game Show
Microsoft has confirmed that it will be not make the trip to GamesCom or the Tokyo Game Show this year.
Microsoft say that they are not neglecting gamers, but are they?
In the wake of Microsoft’s E3 2012 press conference, the general consensus is that the games are taking a back-seat to the platform holder’s plan to turn the Xbox 360 into a catch-all entertainment and social media device.
Gameplay from Microsoft’s Summer of Arcade line-up [Video]
Microsoft is keeping the Xbox Live ‘Summer of Arcade’ line-up pretty much in-house this year, with four of the five games coming from Microsoft’s own Game Studios.
Microsoft: Halo 4 will revolutionise storytelling and multiplayer
According to Microsoft and 343 Industries, Halo 4 will “redefine and revolutionise the way people think about storytelling and multiplayer gameplay.”
Well… I hope they’re right.
Microsoft E3 2012 Press Conference round-up
Microsoft’s E3 2012 press conference is over, and we’ve rounded up all the news for you in one tidy list.
Halo 4’s alien jungle demoed at Microsoft E3 conference
Microsoft’s E3 press event has kicked off with some gameplay from the much-anticipated Halo 4.
Microsoft Flight now on Steam
Microsoft Flight has abandoned its Games for Windows Live exclusivity and is now a available on Steam.
The free-to-play PC game has a number of optional, paid-for, expansion packs.
IncGamers Plays: Microsoft Flight [Video]
Peter Parrish, IncGamers’ magnificent man in a flying machine, takes a look at Microsoft’s free-to-play flight offering.
Microsoft Flight [Review] – Better to soar than be sore
For a clue about the direction in which Microsoft has taken its long-running flight simulator series, you need look no further than the absence of the word ‘simulator’ from Microsoft Flight’s (MF’s) title.