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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.

By Peter Parrish | 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.

By Peter Parrish | 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.

By Peter Parrish | 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.

By John Robertson | 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.

By John Robertson | 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.

By John Robertson | 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.

By Peter Parrish | 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.

By John Robertson | 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.

By John Robertson | 4 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Peter Parrish | 4 Jun 2012 | 3

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.

By John Robertson | 5 Apr 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 10 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 9 Mar 2012 | Comments Off

Microsoft Flight takes off today

Flight sim fans can take ot the skies from today Microsoft Flight has finally been released.

By John Robertson | 29 Feb 2012 | Comments Off

Microsoft Flight gets release date

Microsoft’s free flight sim Microsoft Flight has been given a release date this afternoon.

By John Robertson | 6 Feb 2012 | 2

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.

By John Robertson | 26 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 4 Jan 2012 | Comments Off

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.

By Paul Younger | 2 Dec 2011 | Comments Off