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Microsoft Flight will include 16 player multiplayer
Joshua Howard, executive producer on Microsoft Flight, has confirmed that the game/simulator/girlfriend-evictor will include “multiplayer matches” of up to 16 players.
According to Howard, “players can team up with friends in the LIVE community to fly and explore terrain together.”
The confirmation came in an interview with RPS, in which he also tried to alleviate fears that the game would be too casual for the hardcore Microsoft Flight Simulator audience.
Microsoft Flight lands in spring – Beta sign-ups now live
Microsoft has announced that Microsoft Flight will be released for the PC this spring and sim fans can also get their names down now for the Beta test.
Microsoft Flight prepares for beta takeoff
Microsoft is returning to the realm of flight simulators with Microsoft Flight, a slightly shorter title than previous efforts, but a game that’s looking just as flight-ey as ever.
Orcs Must Die! coming this summer, published by Microsoft
Robot Entertainment have announced that their castle-defence/orc slaughter sim Orcs Must Die!
Microsoft back GAMEfest
Earlier this year, retailer GAME announced they would be launching their own gaming event called GAMEfest and today they revealed their first major sponsor.
Microsoft’s entertainment division grows 60%
Quarterly financial results ending 31 March shows massive upswing in sales revenue.
Darwinia creators unlikely to work with Microsoft again
Defcon, Darwinia and Multiwinia devs, Introversion, say that it will probably not work with Microsoft again via XBLA.
Team Meat Has Beef With Microsoft
Team Meat, the duo behind Super Meat Boy, had a few choice words about Microsoft’s marketing and promotional support for their title at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco.
Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer Teases Kinect For PC
Speaking to the BBC at the Consumer Electronics Show, Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer has strongly hinted at future support for Kinect on the PC.
World of Warcraft on Microsoft’s Kinect
Since the Kinect was opened up by boffins to work with PC titles, and we know that Microsoft is looking to get the Kinect onto the PC, it’s always interesting to see what is being done with the hardware.
Microsoft To Relaunch PC Gaming With Windows 8
Microsoft is to use Windows 8 to ‘relaunch itself at the forefront of PC gaming,’ claims a new report.
Microsoft To Unveil iPad Rivals
Microsoft is planning to announce a number of devices from third-party manufacturers that will rival the Apple iPad next month.
Microsoft Bans Black Ops Swastika Due To ‘Respect’
Microsoft, who have announced they will ban any online COD: Black Ops user who uses a Nazi Swastika to personalise their badge, has given reasons why it came to the decision.
Microsoft Closing Massive Inc
There was a real buzz about in-game advertising a few years ago and Massive Inc were at the forefront of bringing ads to gamers inside their favourites games.
Rumour: Microsoft targeting Second Life
Following a number of tips from various Twitter accounts, reports are beginning to surface stating that Microsoft made an offer for Second Life developer Linden Labs.
Microsoft Reveals Flight
Microsoft has today revealed the secret of flight, a concept that has eluded our finest scientists throughout the 19th century.
"Microsoft Killed A Killer Project" – Sood On Cross-Platform Gaming
Rahul Sood, founder of Voodoo PC and CTO of the gaming division at HP, has said Microsoft were responsible for killing cross-platform gaming.
Microsoft Reveals Windows XP Is Still Going Strong
Speaking at Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference, the company’s corporate vice president Tammi Reller has said that 74% of business computers are still running Windows XP.
J Allard’s Parting Email To Microsoft
The official Microsoft blog has posted the full text of an internal email sent by J Allard, on the subject of his impending departure.
Microsoft Sends Inspectors to KYE Systems Factory
Writing on Microsoft’s official blog, Brian Tobey (the corporate vice president of manufacturing and operations, entertainment and devices) has described the company as “very concerned” by a National Labor Committee (NLC) report about workforce conditions.
Microsoft’s Chinese Workforce: "We Are Like Prisoners"
A shocking new report by the National Labor Committee has condemned the working conditions within a KYE Systems factory in China.
Microsoft Working On Muscle Controlled Control System
Microsoft Reasearch is currently researching an EMG based controllerfor the use in videogame sand other input devices.The EMG system Microsoft Research has been working on has been demonstarted in a new video highlighting some of the applications that could benefit from an EMG (electromyography) based control system strapped the the forearm to decode muscle signals on the surface of the skin.The demonstration video shows a researcher playing Guitar Hero by pushing fingers together while strumming with the other arm removing the need for peripherals.