A new console usually brings with it unfounded grandstanding, a lot of hypothetical scenarios but little on day-to-day life with this new box. And in a year where Microsoft’s big tentpoles, Gears of War and Halo, are still being developed and where the platform partnerships seem to be going Sony’s way, you’d think that this
With the new year already underway, Microsoft have taken it upon themselves to announce one of their big tentpole titles for 2015; Forza Motorsport 6. It’ll be arriving exclusively on the Xbox One in 2015, presumably in the final quarter of the year.
In a somewhat surprising move, Microsoft today announced they were purchasing Swedish developer Mojang (Minecraft, Scrolls) for $2.5 Billion USD.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced in a company email that Microsoft will be letting go of 18,000 employees. 12,500 of these losses will come from the company’s recently acquired Nokia Devices and Services division, however other areas will be affected. Xbox head Phil Spencer has confirmed that the Xbox Entertainment Studios division will be closing
World renowned publisher Ubisoft have taken to their official UbiBlog to announce Far Cry 4, the next instalment of their long-running series notorious for warfare in the wilderness. Set in the Himalayan-inspired region of Kyrat, players will be tasked with a savage fight for survival against a gun laundering, self-appointed opportunist leader and his weapon-toting
You’re lying cold on the streetlight-drenched pavement during a freezing winter evening. A hooded man approaches you menacingly. You panic in your attempts to move, yet your body doesn’t respond. Finally, you realise the futility of your actions as the man pumps a clip full of handgun bullets into your chest. As the scent of
For those seeking more shoot ‘n loot antics, you’re in luck! 2K and Gearbox Software have just announced a new standalone Borderlands game! In co-development with Gearbox Software and 2K Australia, Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel is a brand new title set between the events of the first Borderlands title and Borderlands 2 and seeks to further
In breaking news, Vince Zampella of Respawn Entertainment has took to Twitter to set the record straight; Australia will be getting local servers for Titanfall. Beginning this Friday morning, EA, Microsoft and Respawn Entertainment are all working in tandem to make amends for the Australian Titanfall community by rolling out local servers and increasing capacity
Mission complete, New Game Plus managed to infiltrate Konami HQ a day before Tokyo Game Show 2013 with sufficient intel. Well, until I got caught 5 minutes into the operation. Instead of hanging my head in defeat, I was happily escorted by Konami staff to see the latest Ground Zeroes portion that makes up half
In a surprise twist of events, Xbox Corporate Vice President Marc Whitten spoke today with IGN, confirming that the Xbox One will no longer require the Kinect accessory to be connected in order to operate the console and access some of its features.