Microsoft Archive

Wednesday, 8 July 2015

Microsoft to cut 7800 jobs as it restructures phone business

"I don't take changes in plans like these lightly…"

Thursday, 18 September 2014

What next for Minecraft on PlayStation?

Microsoft and Sony find themselves in a curious position.

Monday, 18 August 2014

Thursday, 17 July 2014

Microsoft announces 18,000 jobs to be cut in the next year

Nokia bears the brunt. "Limited change" for Xbox.

Wednesday, 18 June 2014

Wednesday, 28 May 2014

Microsoft boss counters Xbox spin-off talk

"I have no intent to do anything different on Xbox than we are doing today."

Friday, 28 February 2014

Microsoft "concerned" by claims GCHQ considered using Kinect for surveillance

But insists it has never heard of controversial Optic Nerve program.

Tuesday, 25 February 2014

And the new boss of Xbox is...

The former CEO of Nokia who is reportedly considering selling the games business.

Thursday, 13 February 2014

Microsoft's PC gaming chief leaves after just six months

As Microsoft Studios insists it's committed to PC gaming.

Wednesday, 5 February 2014

Tuesday, 21 January 2014

FeatureDefinitely not on rails

Post-Molyneux, Fable and Lionhead enter the next generation.

Sunday, 17 November 2013

FeatureWhy Xbox failed in Japan

From the archive: the inside story on Microsoft's greatest ever challenge.

Thursday, 26 September 2013

FeaturePhil Harrison on Xbox One: "digital is an unstoppable force"

Kinect 2.0, Steam Box, Oculus Rift and more with Microsoft's big Phil.

Tuesday, 24 September 2013

Microsoft unveils more powerful, efficient Surface Pro 2

UPDATE: UK pricing announced Haswell.

Friday, 20 September 2013

Warning! Don't stand your Xbox One vertically

80 per cent position Xbox 360 horizontally. Do you?

Thursday, 22 August 2013

Spencer: "UK sensibility" important for Crackdown 3

"We want to get the right team."

Wednesday, 21 August 2013

FeatureWhat Indie devs @ Xbox for Xbox One means for gamers

Microsoft's new indie game chief wants "something crazy".

Tuesday, 20 August 2013

Tuesday, 6 August 2013

Thursday, 1 August 2013

Creators of fan-made Halo PC game reckon they're on safe ground

But what will Microsoft's lawyers think of Project: Contingency?

Friday, 19 July 2013

5 Halo: Spartan Assault released

Plus, Ryse digital comic grants "early leg up" in Xbox One game's multiplayer.

Xbox One pre-orders trending ahead of Xbox 360 pre-orders

As interest in Xbox 360 wanes, all eyes on next-gen.

Wednesday, 17 July 2013

Monday, 15 July 2013

Xbox One's Family Sharing feature may return, Microsoft says

"[It's] not about 'we're going to take our toys and go home'."

Thursday, 11 July 2013

Windows chief confirmed as new Xbox boss

"One Microsoft all the time."

Wednesday, 3 July 2013

Windows chief set to replace Don Mattrick as Xbox boss

Microsoft management reshuffle due next week.

Tuesday, 2 July 2013

Monday, 1 July 2013

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."

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