Xbox One Archive Page 135

21 May 2013

Xbox One will not be backwards compatible

But your movie and music purchases will transfer over.

Exclusive FIFA 14 Ultimate Team content for Xbox One

EA Sports announces new Ignite engine at Microsoft's bash.

Next Xbox Reveal: live report and live video

Our commentary and yours from 5pm BST. Watch live here from 6pm.

VideoWhat to expect from tonight's Xbox reveal

Celebrities, bad jokes and maybe a handful of half-truths.

20 May 2013

Turns out Kevin Conroy is working on Batman: Arkham Origins after all

UPDATE: Ezio actor as Batman, Booker DeWitt as Joker.

FeatureThe next Xbox: everything we know so far

UPDATE: Illumiroom to be shown tomorrow, subsidised model scrapped - rumour.

Guilty Gear Xrd SIGN announced by Arc System Works

Unreal Engine fighting game drops sprites.

16 May 2013

UK LulzSec hackers jailed for their attacks on Sony and Bethesda among others

"They are at the cutting edge of a contemporary and emerging species of criminal offender."

Ubisoft forecasts lower Assassin's Creed 4 sales than AC3 managed this past financial year

Thinks Watch Dogs can match or better AC1's first-year tally of ~6 million.

EA to discontinue Online Passes

“We've listened to the feedback and decided to do away with it moving forward.”

15 May 2013

Dream is a video conceptualising how visually sumptuous next-gen games could be

Made part-time by a team of CG artists over six months.

Screenshots of Vaya's Dream concept

Will games look this good?

EA announces Star Wars-focused DICE Los Angeles studio

A new hope for the Battlefront series?

14 May 2013

WWE 2K14 UK release date punched up

But 2K's first WWE game will also skip Wii U.

10 May 2013

Next Xbox to be called Xbox Infinity - report

Microsoft is "uncertain" about its Xbox TV.

FeatureDanny Bilson: inside the rise and fall of THQ

The outspoken former chief of Saints Row, Homefront and Darksiders finally breaks his silence.

FeatureInside Watch Dogs, Ubisoft's new open world

New details including next-gen wind, and how others players can infiltrate your single-player game.

9 May 2013

8 May 2013

EA extends FIFA licensing agreement until happily ever after

Well, 2022, where there be spaceships and lasers.

7 May 2013

SimCity has sold over 1.6 million units

Battlefield 3 Premium has over 3.5 million subscribers.

6 May 2013

EA acquires Star Wars video game license

Visceral, DICE and BioWare all making Star Wars titles.

Next Xbox won't require an internet connection for single-player games - report

But will games require an initial online activation?

3 May 2013

Obsidian's next-gen game "already looking great" says Feargus Urquhart

South Park: The Stick of Truth out this year.

2 May 2013

Kojima: Xbox 360 disc size to blame for lack of Metal Gear Solid: Legacy Collection

"When it's the next [Xbox] console, maybe we can release it."

1 May 2013

30 April 2013

Feature"The next generation is going to be, possibly for the very first time, the next generation of game design"

Meet Adrian Chmielarz, the Bulletstorm guy whose world was turned upside down by Dear Esther.

Watch Dogs includes 60 minutes of PS3-exclusive content

UPDATE: Ubisoft confirms for PlayStation 4, too.

29 April 2013

Watch Dogs release date named, new gameplay trailer

Four special editions hounded out.

Microsoft moots IllumiRoom with next Xbox

Projector on your coffee table makes your telly massive.

Call of Duty: Ghosts built on a “new next-gen engine”

PC and Wii U versions spotted on Spanish shop's website.

26 April 2013

Business as usual at Respawn as EA layoffs hit hard

"These are hard but essential changes."

25 April 2013

Next Xbox to be released in "early November" - report

Lower-priced subscription model costs $299, then $10 per month.

24 April 2013

23 April 2013

Pizza Hut launches Xbox 360 delivery app

Build your own toppings with Kinect.

Fable developer Lionhead has a new boss - and he's an MMO specialist

Former Cryptic CEO John Needham joins the fold.

19 April 2013

Shinji Mikami's The Evil Within announced for cross-gen, 2014 release

UPDATE: Developed on id Tech 5 engine, touted as "a return to pure survival horror."

18 April 2013

Report: Microsoft in talks to revive Heroes TV show on Xbox

Wants to push Netflix-style original programming.

16 April 2013

Screenshots of Prince of Persia prototype, created by Silent Hill: Shattered Memories dev Climax

Climax was in talks with Ubisoft in 2012, but they fell through.

Respawn registers trademark for Titan

Presumably nothing to do with Blizzard.

Criterion boss: "After over a decade of making racing games it's time to make something new"

"I am proud of all of the Burnout games. When it feels right we will make another one."

15 April 2013

Skyrim team moving on to "our next major project", presumably Fallout 4

UPDATE: Bethesda confirms no more Skyrim DLC will be made.

Mirror's Edge footage shows off Oculus Rift support

Not too dicey to hope for this in the sequel?

11 April 2013

Forza and Ryse to be next Xbox launch titles

Plus, a new zombie game and "strong" third-party support with FPS.

10 April 2013

The next Xbox will be fully integrated into your TV via a cable box connection - report

Kinect's successor will track eye movement, pause when looking away.

Former BioWare boss: PS4 and next Xbox unlikely to cure "sick market for old-school gaming"

"I honestly don't think they're going to be that big a deal."

9 April 2013

8 April 2013

Microsoft building "Cloud TV" platform for Xbox

Sells off IPTV platform Mediaroom.

5 April 2013

Microsoft creative director dismisses "drama" around always-online consoles

UPDATE: Microsoft apologises for Orth's tweets, but offers no statement regarding always-online hardware.

4 April 2013

Thief next-gen artwork

Concept art and in-game models.

Thief next-gen screenshots

Eidos Montreal's reinvention of the famous stealth series.

"No competitive multiplayer" in next-gen Thief

Despite Eidos Montreal having just finished work on the Tomb Raider equivalent.

What do The Joker, Brandon Lee, a raccoon and an outlaw have in common? They all went into reinventing Garrett

Thief's game director Nicolas Cantin introduces the new "master thief".

FeatureThief preview: Deadly Shadows that move

Eidos Montreal brings high-end PC, PS4 and "other next-gen platforms" to bear on the man they call "the master thief".

FeatureDestiny: character classes, races and... #TeamTigerMan

We talk to Bungie about its new shooter.

3 April 2013

Disney ends internal development at LucasArts, shifts to licensing model

Star Wars 1313 and Star Wars: First Assault effectively cancelled.

Bethesda confirms work on a "new version" of Doom 4, plans for Rage 2 ditched

Sources reveal development trouble at id Software.

Thief dev explains why it ditched original Garrett voice actor

"Holding onto Steven would be like wanting to cast Sean Connery again in the new 007 movies."

2 April 2013

David Hayter, the voice of Solid Snake, waves goodbye to Metal Gear

"I drove home through Laurel Canyon, bummed, and thinking about Snake."

First Thief trailer confirms new voice actor for Garrett

In development for PC, PS4 and "other next-gen consoles".

30 March 2013

This week on Outside Xbox

BioShock, building and buddying-up.

29 March 2013

28 March 2013

Mass Effect 4 will be a Frostbite 3 game, but will Dragon Age 3?

UPDATE: Aaryn Flyn confirms that both games will use Frostbite 3.

It's Activision's turn to demonstrate real-time face rendering tech

A woman, an old man and a bald man, tick tick tick.

FeatureThe big Battlefield 4 interview: DICE leaves technology behind

Frostbite 3, Wii U and why it's not just about pretty graphics.

27 March 2013

RecommendedTerraria review

The wide hole world.