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Microsoft Settles Homophobia Case
Microsoft have reportedly settled the pending litigation regarding homophobic treatment of one of its staff members.Lionhead artist Jamie Durrant suffered homophobic abuse from January 2008, reports the Telegraph.Upon complaining to Human Resources, Durrant claims he was asked not to raise a formal grievance in order to prevent creating an “uneasy atmosphere.” He apparently agreed, on condition that an email was sent out reminding people “how to behave responsibly in a diverse office.” Durrant claimed that months passed without the email being sent, and when he questioned HR on the delay, he was allegedly informed that new policies would have to be drawn up before such an email could be sent out.Durrant had since been off sick with depression for 7 months, and sued the company for £45,000Now, however, it looks as though the matter has been settled.
Blizzard In Talks With Microsoft About Next Xbox
Blizzard’s Rob Pardo confirmed that Blizzard has been in talks with Microsoft about the next Xbox console.While he wouldn’t give away any information on what the discussions have been about, he confirmed Blizzard is actively talking to the Xbox giant.Pardo did, however, say he believes controls are a big problem when it comes to porting games over to the consoles.”There are so many games like we make at Blizzard that we don’t take to consoles because they don’t support the input device and you end up with crappy ports.
Microsoft Drops Games For Windows Live fees
Microsoft has confirmed its Games for Windows (GFW) LIVE service is now free.The service offers cross-platform gaming between PC and Xbox 360 (in supported games) and shared gamertags, friends lists, achievements and gamerscores with Xbox Live.
Microsoft Train Sim Review
It had to happen really, no getting away from the fact that there are probably enough train buffs in the UK to sell this title by the truck-load.
Civilization: Beyond Earth system specs and pre-order on Steam
Firaxis’ Civilization: Beyond Earth is now on Steam in pre-order form, complete with a bundle offer and some lovely PC system specs to compare against your own machine.
The Escapists breaking into Steam Early Access next week
The Escapists was revealed as one of next year’s Xbox One games at Microsoft’s Gamescom conference, but it’s hitting Steam Early Access next week.
Rise of the Tomb Raider is indeed a timed exclusive
Microsoft have revealed that Rise of the Tomb Raider‘s exclusivity on Xbox is, as we speculated, a limited time thing.
Rise of the Tomb Raider multi-platform petition gathers pace
Tomb Raider fans come together and apply pressure to have the “exclusivity” overturned.
Is Rise of the Tomb Raider really an Xbox exclusive?
I’ll hold my hands up and admit it: I naturally assumed, as I think most people did, that Rise of the Tomb Raider would be coming to PC.
Rise of the Tomb Raider PC release still uncertain (Updated)
Rise of the Tomb Raider has had another little mention at Gamescom’s Xbox conference, but there’s still no mention of a PC version.
Assassin’s Creed Unity Gamescom Trailer is quite impressive
UbiSoft show more action from Assassin’s Creed Unity as the pre-Gamescom reveals get underway.
Gamescom 2014 conference and event schedules – These are the times you need to know
Gamescom kicks off this week and there’s plenty to watch out for.
Games for Windows Live to remain on life support, for now
Microsoft doesn’t quite seem to know what to do with their botched Games for Windows Live non-service, but for now it’s remaining on life support.
Latest Arkham Knight release date clue puts it in February
The Batman: Arkham Knight release date is proving trickier to locate than Bruce Wayne during a Gotham crisis.
E3 2014 gives PC users the best of (almost) everything
For the PC user, watching E3 is kind of like being at a delicious buffet.
Ori and the Blind Forest is bound for the PC too
Moon Studios’ Ori and the Blind Forest will be coming to the PC, as well as Xbox consoles, later this year.
Assassin’s Creed: Unity extended E3 gameplay and Arno trailer
No prizes at all for predicting that Ubisoft would show more from Assassin’s Creed: Unity at their E3 event.
Cuphead’s E3 2014 trailer is basically terrifying
During Microsoft’s E3 press event they squeezed in a few indie games, a few of which will be on PC as well.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt’s E3 gameplay hunts a wild griffin
CD Projekt Red took to Microsoft’s E3 stage to demo a section of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, in which Geralt ruthlessly tracks and murders a lion/eagle hybrid.
Limbo follow-up Inside probably coming to PC
One of the tricks of E3 is picking through the semantics of what’s said on stage.
Rise of the Tomb Raider announced with trailer
Square Enix will be continuing Lara Croft’s rebooted adventures with Rise of the Tomb Raider, coming late 2015.
Project Spark’s E3 2014 trailer features Conker
Bizarre Xbox One/PC game-creation engine Project Spark‘s E3 trailer heralds the return of Conker.
Dragon Age: Inquisition has a new E3 2014 teaser
I thought all the Dragon Age: Inquisition footage would be showing up at the EA press event, but I was incorrect.
Assassin’s Creed: Unity has four-player co-op, big crowds
Ubisoft made a surprise appearance at Microsoft’s E3 conference, bringing with them some Assassin’s Creed: Unity news.
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare E3 gameplay has robots, corridors, pathos
It’s a Microsoft E3 conference, so that means kicking off with some Call of Duty.
E3 2014 conference schedule – These are the times you need to know
It’s a packed day for E3 2014 conferences and it all kicks off later this afternoon, or morning if you’re west coast US.
PC drivers released for the Xbox One controller
Sometimes, even a PC game is better with a controller. Shock, gasp.
Rise of Nations arises again on Steam
History-spanning real time strategy title Rise of Nations will be appearing on Steam in ‘Extended Edition’ form next month.