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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.

6 Mar 2014 | 1

EA and Microsoft caught engaging in covert YouTube payola

It’s a Tuesday, so there must be a scandal in the games industry.

21 Jan 2014 | 4

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.

26 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

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.

23 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

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.

15 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Microsoft switching from MS Points to real money?

It seems as though Microsoft is the process of phasing out Xbox Live’s Microsoft Points system in favour of a real money setup.

8 Oct 2012 | 1

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).

2 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

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.

19 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

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.

17 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

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.

7 Sep 2012 | 3

Microsoft changes logo, mind blown

Turns out it doesn’t take much to blow my mind. A simple logo change from one of the world’s biggest companies and my brain has ended up as a red/pink splodge spread messily across the wall of my ‘office’.

23 Aug 2012 | 6

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.

8 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

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.

26 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

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.

26 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

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.

10 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

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.

14 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

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.

13 Jun 2012 | 21

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.

12 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

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.

5 Jun 2012 | 1

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.

4 Jun 2012 | Comments Off