Xbox One Archive Page 339

9 July 2013

Feature | Mashing to mastery: is it worth participating in Xbox One exclusive Ryse?

Crytek's hyper-real, ultra-violent brawler brings new meaning to the QTE.

Microsoft's Lift London working on four projects, all F2P

"Clash of Clans is triple-A. Halo is triple-A."

8 July 2013

Mattrick tried to buy Zynga while still at Microsoft - report

Doggedly pursued social games company deal.

6 July 2013

This week on Outside Xbox

Attack dogs, Destiny and cardiac surgery.

Digital Foundry | Tech Analysis: Titanfall

Digital Foundry's take on the new shooter from developers who wrote the book on console 60fps gunplay.

5 July 2013

Microsoft opens registration for Xbox Beta Program 2013

Sign up now via your Xbox 360 dashboard.

Feature | Have traditional MMOs had their time?

And what do we make of the shared-world games and MOBAs that have risen up to replace them?

4 July 2013

Microsoft will now include a headset with Xbox One - report

UPDATE: Or not. Microsoft's UK distributor made a mistake.

Feature | The Division: Massive by name...

The quiet Swedish studio breaks cover with a smart new wave MMO.

Nintendo blames region-locking on local cultural differences and legal restrictions

"From some people's perspective, it might seem like a kind of restriction."

3 July 2013

Xbox One reputation system will punish griefers, reward good gamers

"You'll start to see some effects if you continue to play bad."

Xbox One exclusive Sunset Overdrive has an offline campaign

Plus, how Insomniac will use Microsoft's cloud.

Windows chief set to replace Don Mattrick as Xbox boss

Microsoft management reshuffle due next week.

2 July 2013

Digital Foundry | Tech Analysis: Destiny

Digital Foundry's E3 assessment of Bungie's next-gen debut.

Deadly Premonition director Swery65's upcoming D4 detailed

Think The Walking Dead with more time travel and optional Kinect support.

1 July 2013

Xbox exec Don Mattrick leaves Microsoft for Zynga

UPDATE: It's official: Pincus is out as CEO, Mattrick is in. Both parties respond.

Microsoft suggests Windows 8 apps may come to Xbox One

"Xbox One has two engines, it's got a gaming engine and it essentially has a Windows 8 engine."

Feature | The Witcher 3: the other monster hunter

The new antagonists aren't the only Wild Hunt in this impressive role-player.

Désilets: the future is digital, Microsoft just fluffed Xbox One message

"Some people still buy CDs and vinyl, but nobody's yelling at Apple because of iTunes."

29 June 2013

This week on Outside Xbox

Oculus Rift, virtual cameras and Dead Rising cocktails.

Feature | Who believes what?

What Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo think about games and why it matters.

28 June 2013

Digital Foundry | Xbox One memory performance improved for production console

Microsoft tells developers that ESRAM bandwidth is up to 88 per cent higher.

Free Unity for Microsoft Studios' Xbox 360 and Xbox One games

New deal means focused Xbox One support, too.

27 June 2013

Désilets "fighting" Ubisoft for control of 1666: Amsterdam

"I hope to get it back and finish it for you."

Xbox One doesn't come with a headset because it includes Kinect, Microsoft explains

UPDATE: You'll be able to use your Xbox 360 headset but will need an adaptor, Microsoft says.

26 June 2013

Next Kinect for Windows dev kits now available for pre-order at $399

Accepted applicants receive the first wave in November.

Dreamfall Chapters: "We are preparing to go to consoles"

All three including Wii U, although PS4 ahead of the rest.

Microsoft teases new Crackdown for Xbox One

"It wasn't accidental. Definitely."

25 June 2013

Titanfall dev demystifies Xbox One cloud following "a lot of confusion online"

Offers more than just dedicated servers, Respawn engineer says.

24 June 2013

23 June 2013

22 June 2013

This week on Outside Xbox

Thief, Titanfall and the Xbox 180.