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Posts Tagged Microsoft


Fable: The Journey [Interview] – Albion in first-person

When it was first announced at E3 2011, Fable: The Journey split the gaming community at large.

4 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Let Halo 4 whisk you away to Europe

Microsoft and 343 Industries are organising a somewhat weird promotional effort in which 20 European-based Halo 4 fans will be spirited away to an as-yet-undisclosed location on the continent.

2 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

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

These Halo 4 weapons are positively Promethean [Video]

In this third look at the multifaceted, multiplayer arsenal of Halo 4, we get to see Promethean weaponry in action.

1 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Forza Horizon demo coming on 9 October [Video]

A trailer for Forza Horizon, misleadingly billed as a ‘launch’ one (the game isn’t actually released until 23/26 October), includes the promise of a demo that’ll be released through Xbox Live on 9 October.

1 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Xbox Gamerscore is now worth real money… a little bit of real money

If you’ve been hard at work building up that Xbox Gamerscore then you’ll be excited to hear that your points are now worth something other than the minuscule amount of kudos it has garnered from your friends.

28 Sep 2012 | 1

Halo 4 [Preview] – Can 343 Master the Chief?

Halo’s new craftsman, 343 Industries, is playing a bit of a no-win game.

28 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Bungie thought Halo Wars was a “whoring out” of the Halo franchise, never supported idea

Bungie, creators of the Halo franchise, were never interested in an RTS set in the same universe as Master Chief, Cortana and co.

27 Sep 2012 | 1

Notch doesn’t like Windows 8, doesn’t want Minecraft on the OS

The outspoken creator of Minecraft, Markuss ‘Notch’ Persson, has stood in the way of Microsoft’s attempt to certify the game for Windows 8.

27 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Forza Horizon’s season pass costs almost as much as the game itself

Things are starting to get a little out of hand with ‘season passes’ (look, can we just call them what they are: pre-paid DLC bundles).

25 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Halo 4 shows off its UNSC arsenal [Video]

You’ve already seen the Covenant weaponry selection for Halo 4′s multiplayer (you haven’t?

25 Sep 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

Fable: The Journey demo now on Xbox Live

Microsoft has released a demo for the Lionhead’s Kinect centric Fable: The Journey.

17 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Behind the scenes with Forza Horizon [Video]

Turn 10 Studios and Microsoft have released a behind the scenes developer diary for the upcoming, open-world Forza Horizon.

10 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

F1 2012 demo due Monday for 360, Tuesday for PC, Wednesday for PS3

In a cute little game of pass the parcel, Codemasters is releasing a playable demo of F1 2012 for Xbox 360, PC and PlayStation 3.

7 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

Halo 4′s “Celebrity Gaming Night” shows the industry still lacks star power

Yesterday night Microsoft held what it’s calling a Celebrity Gaming Night in Manchester, UK.

7 Sep 2012 | 3

PS4 and Xbox 720 are “spectacular”, according to EA boss

Frank Gibeau, the man in charge of EA Games, EA Sports, BioWare and Maxis (has looks very man-childish), has described the next generation of consoles as “spectacular”.

4 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Cross-platform play is not going to happen, says Fifa 13 producer

Still living in hope that one day you’ll be able to play games across platform?

3 Sep 2012 | Comments Off