This week, Phil Spencer, Head of Xbox took to the Xbox Newswire to ramp up excitement and to comfort fans with words of a promising 2017. So far for the company, it’s been a rough road when compared to its competitor, and with already canceled games and a lack of new confirmed IPs on the horizon, it’s understandable for fans to feel grim. But Phil says everything will be alright, so should we believe him? Continue reading Xbox ramps up hype and expectation for 2017
This week, it came out that Microsoft’s third party exclusive, Scalebound, being developed by Platinum Games, has been canceled. It’s all official, and after 4 years of development, the IP has been canned. Platinum Games’ Chief Executive issued a statement addressing the circumstances. Continue reading Platinum Games responds to Scalebound cancelation
Following the roll out of Microsoft’s new Windows 10 and Xbox One offering of the ‘Play Anywhere’ selection of games, head of Xbox Phil Spencer feels that third-party publishers may one day jump on board with the program, once they see how successful it has become for the company. Continue reading Publishers may join Xbox Play Anywhere program, insists Phil Spencer
Over the last three years it’s become increasingly difficult to take Microsoft’s word on pretty much anything they say in their statements. After the drastic changes to Xbox One policies and standing on a ‘Kinect-less’ Xbox One bundle we’ve become increasingly skeptical over pretty much anything they say in relation to policies future products. And that isn’t about to get any better with their latest change.
Since the launch of the Xbox One and PS4, we’ve seen some pretty impressive milestones hit in terms of sales. Both Microsoft and Sony have done very well in terms of their sales of the consoles themselves, but we don’t really hear about some of the sales of additional products such as games and accessories you can purchase for your consoles.
Since the reveal of the Xbox One S this week, a few questions have raised in regards to what the S model offers. One studio figurehead mentioned a boost in visuals. Phil Spencer went on record to say that this isn’t factual, and that there is no intentional upgrade offered as part of the console’s features. Continue reading Xbox One S will offer no boost in power
Since 2005, the Xbox 360 has been a mean machine. Even during its doom and gloom period of the Red Ring of Death catastrophy, the console fought on, and won over the hearts of millions of gamers. Today, Microsoft have announced that they are ceasing production on the console and focusing on the future. Continue reading Microsoft cease Xbox 360 production after 10 years
It’s been a big story over the last few weeks and we’re not expecting it to go away any time soon, the Xbox One.5 and the PlayStation 4.5 or PlayStation ‘Neo’ to some of you. Rumors are coming in thick and fast and with all stories relating to speculation we are encouraging our fans to take everything with a pinch of salt. However yet more rumors have emerged that Microsoft at least are working on new hardware.
It’s one of those stories that you really do need to take with a pinch of salt, but following two new filings to the FFC, it has led many to believe that Microsoft are planning to reveal a new Xbox One design at E3 2016. Now, this could be something as simple as some form of wireless accessory for the console, given that kind of technology first needs to be approved by the Federal Communications commission.
Yesterday, Microsoft and Remedy Entertainment announced a release date for their upcoming title Quantum Break. However, it was also revealed that the Xbox One exclusive would also launch on Windows 10 simultaneously. To some, that news was very welcome, and to others that news was like sh*t hitting the fan. Continue reading Phil Spencer reacts to angered Quantum Break fans