Posts Tagged ‘microsoft’

Amazon Buys Double Helix

by Matthew Gonzales-Landryon February 7, 2014
Just a few days ago, Double Helix released the next playable character, Orchid, for its Xbox One exclusive, Killer Instinct. What’s happened since? Oh, Amazon just bought them.

Nintendo’s Future | What’s Next?

by Darrin Wrighton February 3, 2014
If you were to ask someone on the street who would be the first video game company to come to mind, chances are you’d hear “Nintendo.” That’s not an accident.


Microsoft Acquires ‘Gears of War’ Franchise from Epic Games

by Matt Akerson February 3, 2014
Microsoft has reached a deal with North Carolina-based studio Epic Games to acquire its Gears of War franchise. Microsoft Studios has published the Gears of War series since its first entry back in 2006, but will own all existing and future games in their entirety henceforth.

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eSports Tournament | Call of Duty: Ghosts Championship Information

by 8 Bit Briton January 10, 2014
The first competitive tournament on the Xbox One will be held in Los Angeles, California March 28 - 30 with the world's best Call of Duty: Ghosts teams competing. This tournament will hold a $1 million prize pool for the ultimate competition in next gen eSports.

Killer Instinct Patch Adds New Free Character

by Matthew Gonzales-Landryon January 7, 2014
Killer Instinct has been one of those have-to-own games in the launch line-up for the Xbox One.


Next Halo Game Confirmed for 2014 Release

by Catherine Caion January 7, 2014
It wouldn’t be Xbox without Halo. Microsoft’s senior PR manager Rob Semsey took to Twitter to assure fans that the next Halo would definitely be making its way to Xbox One sometime in 2014. There was some concern over the next Halo‘s release date after the flagship franchise’s name was left out of Microsoft’s Xbox One sales […]

Fanatical Recap | Xbox One Launch Day (Video)

by Nick Keoganon December 15, 2013
For several hours, gamers competed in FIFA14, Killer Instinct, and Forza 5. There was a live DJ and Tony Beltran from ReAL Salt Lake was in the back playing FIFA14. The place was packed, wall to wall. Microsoft had bought pizza for everyone at the store. That's right, FREE PIZZA!

Xbox Live’s ‘Games with Gold’ Titles Announced for December

by Matt Akerson December 2, 2013
The two December titles for Xbox Live's 'Games with Gold' program will be Gears of War and Shoot Many Robots.


Microsoft Addressing Xbox One Disc Drive Issue

by Chris Calasahanon November 27, 2013
A few Xbox One owners are dealing with a frustrating disc drive issue that has brand new games making a grinding sound when inserted into the new console.  Microsoft is making efforts to address this issue.
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Xbox One USB Update More Trouble Than It’s Worth?

by Darrin Wrighton November 21, 2013
The Xbox One launches tonight, but reports are coming in that you may want to avoid doing its mandatory software update via USB.


Xbox Fanatic? Play Killer Instinct for free!

by Marisa Sundellon November 14, 2013
Loyal Microsoft customers will be given a free download of Killer Instinct upon the release of the Xbox One on the 22nd, but it has yet to be determined just how loyal of  customer one has to be to play for free.
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Why the Next Console Generation May Be My Last

by Darrin Wrighton November 5, 2013
We’re on the cusp of a new generation of gaming consoles with the releases of both the PS4 and the Xbox One this month. The only problem is I’m starting to not care as much.


Xbox One Could Support Digital Game-Gifting after Launch

by Matt Akerson November 3, 2013
Via Reddit this week, Microsoft's Larry "Major Nelson" Hyrb suggested that the Xbox One could support digital game-gifting in the future.