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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
Halo 4 [Preview] – Can 343 Master the Chief?
Halo’s new craftsman, 343 Industries, is playing a bit of a no-win game.
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.
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.
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).
Halo 4 shows off its UNSC arsenal [Video]
You’ve already seen the Covenant weaponry selection for Halo 4′s multiplayer (you haven’t?
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.
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.
Fable: The Journey demo now on Xbox Live
Microsoft has released a demo for the Lionhead’s Kinect centric Fable: The Journey.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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?