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Posted on 15th September 2014 - 2:02pm by A
Comments Off on Microsoft promises to continue development of Minecraft on PlayStation, iOS and Android

Xbox boss Phil Spencer today announced that Microsoft had purchased Mojang and the license for the uber-successful game, Minecraft. What is more surprising is that he vowed to continue development of the series on the many non-Microsoft platforms that it has found success on including PlayStation, iOS iPhone and iPad and Android.  ...

Posted on 5th September 2014 - 12:46pm by A
Comments Off on Microsoft try stinky marketing to spoil the Destiny-PlayStation exclusive

Microsoft have released a cheeky viral marketing ad to raise awareness that Bungie’s new game Destiny, is not only coming to PlayStation platforms but is also coming to Xbox. ...

Bungie have revealed that head of Xbox Phil Spencer wants them to make sure that their Xbox One version of Destiny hits a 1080p resolution. ...

Posted on 19th August 2014 - 12:54pm by A
Comments Off on Sony was surprised by Rise of the Tomb Raider Xbox exclusive

Sony’s President of Worldwide Studios Shuhei Yoshida spoke of his surprise that Rise of the Tomb Raider would be exclusive to Xbox and suggested that Square Enix would have had to be significantly compensated by Microsoft to cover the profits they could have made from the PlayStation 4’s substantial user base. He also said he hoped the game would eventually...

Posted on 18th August 2014 - 9:27am by A
Comments Off on Exclusives: When are they okay? When aren’t they?

Microsoft at their Gamescom conference announced that Square Enix’s title, Rise of the Tomb Raider would be ‘exclusive’ to Xbox. Whilst there has been the predictable upset from PC & PlayStation owners disgruntled now the game won’t be launching on their preferred console, this deal actually has some very serious ramifications for the entire gaming industry....

Posted on 5th August 2014 - 8:23pm by A
Comments Off on Resident Evil HD Remaster announced

Capcom are to release a remastered version of their seminal hit Resident Evil HD on PlayStation 4, PS3, Xbox One, 360 and PC. The original Resident Evil was released on the PlayStation 1 in 1996, but this will be a remaster of the 2002 Gamecube version that refined the gameplay to maximise gamers’ terror. It was made by the original game’s creators...

Posted on 14th May 2014 - 11:35am by A
Comments Off on Was Kinect dropped to boost Xbox One’s power?

Yesterday Microsoft announced they would be selling Xbox One consoles without the bundled Kinect camera, a cheaper sales price will obviously help sell more units. But when discussing it Phil Spencer, head of Xbox, made a shocking revelation; that the removal of Kinect means Microsoft can potentially free reserved system resources to make the Xbox One run games...

Posted on 13th May 2014 - 3:22pm by A
Comments Off on Games with Gold titles will require a Live subscription to play on Xbox One

In a shock announcement today Microsoft revealed that they will be including more high profile games with their Games with Gold service – but they will require an Xbox Live subscription to access them on Xbox One. This is a surprising switch to Sony’s Instant Game Collection business model used with PlayStation Plus especially as Microsoft touted...

Posted on 6th May 2014 - 12:26pm by A
Comments Off on Bill Gates will ‘absolutely’ support Microsoft CEO selling Xbox division

Bill Gates in an interview with Fox Business network said that he would ‘absolutely’ support Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella selling the Xbox division, but that Bing is a ‘fundamental’ technology which Microsoft will want to retain.  ...

Posted on 22nd April 2014 - 3:11pm by A
Comments Off on Dragon Age: Inquisition confirmed for 7th October

Dragon Age: Inquisition the third part of Bioware’s epic RPG saga has been confirmed to have a USA release on the 7th October. ...