Rod Fergusson, studio head for Gears of War 4 developer Coalition has announced at E3 the introduction of Xbox Play Anywhere. A program that allows all compatible games on Xbox One and the new Xbox One S to be played on Windows 10, including Gears of War 4. It also means players…
This will probably be the closest you'll ever get to Steve in Super Smash Bros. In a free update coming to the Wii U edition of Minecraft, Mojang have officially partnered with Nintendo to create a special Super Mario themed update. Essentially, Microsoft have worked with Nintendo to put its…
Microsoft’s upcoming Gears of War 4 will include microtransactions. Canadian video game developers The Coalition, who are working on the upcoming title have stated that there will be optional cosmetic items available to purchase through in-game transactions, as well as unlockable content via gameplay. Microsoft acquired the rights to the Gears…
Off the back of the release date announcement for Gears of War 4 last week, Microsoft and the Coalition have released a new cinematic trailer for this new era of the Gears franchise. Set 25 years after the events of Gears 3 when the Locust horde was finally expunged from…
Killer Instinct Season 3 is finally here, with this new content update promising more characters, new single player modes and a whole host of other new features to Microsoft's flagship fighting game. Season 3 launches with Tusk, Kim Wu, Rash and Arbiter to kick off this new era for KI,…
With almost every moderately popular streamer getting very early access to Dark Souls III, many Souls fans are quite annoyed as to why Dark Souls III has a staggered worldwide release date. This irritation has only grown, with the discovery that if Xbox One owners buy a Japanese download copy…
In readiness for the open beta coming to PC, Xbox One and PS4 from the 5th to the 9th of May, Blizzard have released a new animated short for Overwatch, following the exploits of Winston the highly intelligent gorilla. The short itself concerns Winston reliving the glory days of Overwatch…
If you've yet to make the leap to the current-gen then you may be in luck. The Microsoft Spring Sale has just begun and they're slashing prices across the board. The biggest and most interesting of which is that they've dropped the price of an Xbox One to $300, which…
In recognition and support of the growing eSports scene, Microsoft has announced their partnership with competitive gaming companies FACEIT and Electronic Sports League (ESL). Called the Xbox Live Tournaments platform, the news came at the Game Developers Conference 2016 which is currently ongoing in San Fransisco. Xbox Live Tournaments will…
Get your protein shakes ready because shit's about to go down. The Gears of War 4 multiplayer beta finally has a release date, with an early access period starting on April 18th for owners of the Gears of War Ultimate Edition whilst everyone else gets to join the fun on April 24th.…
Sound the horns for the apocalypse is surely upon us. Microsoft are now officially supporting cross platform play between Xbox Live and other networks, including those of other consoles like PSN. The first game to support full cross-play will be the indie powerhouse Rocket League, which currently allows PC and…
Larry 'Major Nelson' Hryb spoke out about the downtime that Xbox Live has been experiencing over the last two weeks. Reddit user BIGBLOCK22s submitted a thread titled 'Has Microsoft even thought about compensation for the last 2 weeks?' Major Nelson responded "I've taken some of the more thoughtful comments and shared them with…
In an unexpected turn of events, Microsoft have announced via Xbox Wire that they are cancelling development of Fable Legends and shutting down Lionhead Studios, the developer behind the Fable series as part of a move to focus its investments on 'the games and franchises that fans find most exciting and…
Xbox gamers can finally join in the rocket-powered football shenanigans as Rocket League bursts onto the Xbox One. Simple to pick up and play, Rocket League oozes charm and provides quick bursts of almost pure gaming ecstasy, whilst maintaining enough depth and skill to its mechanics to keep competitive gamers…
Long-term Xbox One owners or new fans of the console can get their hands on a white special edition Xbox One console at a new reduced price of £279.99 (down from £319.99). Bundled with the highly anticipated upcoming shooter Quantum Break, the bundle includes: a matching white Xbox One controller, a digital…
Hold your horses fellow platformer fans, this is not the Conker we know and love. Instead of finally bringing us a proper Conker game which fans have been clamouring for for years, Microsoft have dashed hopes yet again with Young Conker, a HoloLens experience developed by Asobo Studios. As the…
Microsoft have officially unveiled the titles coming to Games with Gold this March. Xbox One gamers can look forward to Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments and Lords of the Fallen, whilst Xbox One and Xbox 360 owners will be receiving Supreme Commander 2 and Borderlands. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hivwNhdL1Rc Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and…
Considering that Microsoft’s Xbox brand is one the big juggernauts of gaming, it seems that few people cast their minds back to where it all began. Competing with Sony’s PlayStation 2 and Nintendo’s criminally under-appreciated GameCube, the original Xbox was the award middle child of that generations consoles. It bolstered…
First revealed in a teaser during the Killer Instinct World Cup, the Elite warrior from the Halo series named the Arbiter, is joining the Killer Instinct roster in Season 3. He joins Rash from the Battletoads as the second guest character for Microsoft's fighting game, using his Plasma Sword and…
Remedy Entertainment have revealed that their upcoming, time-bending shooter Quantum Break is coming to Windows 10 as well as Xbox One with a simultaneous launch on April 5th. Anyone who buys the Xbox One version will receive a backwards compatible version of Remedy's previous title, Alan Wake, as well as…
Now we don't want to get your hopes up, but it seems that our little squirrel friend Conker might be about to make his big comeback. No not that rubbish in Project Spark, that was just the warm up act. Professional Wrestler and actor Ken Anderson posted this image of…