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Tag Archives: xbox one

Next-gen Tomb Raider sequel in the pipeline


The amazing Tomb Raider reboot will be getting a sequel, its home being next-gen consoles. An open letter by the company’s Western CEO Phil Rogers was enough to confirm as much. “I am also excited to reveal that we are well into development on a next-generation Tomb Raider sequel – something you may have heard about recently.” It was revealed ... Read More »

Xbox One Smart Match: huge details inside


Xbox One is looking to revolutionise online multipalyer matchmaking, thanks to the Smart Match system. What exactly is Smart Match though? “When we revealed Xbox One to the world in May, we introduced Smart Match. We then unveiled more details on our next generation matchmaking system at E3, and since then we’ve heard you would like to hear more about ... Read More »

Alleged Xbox One leaker refuses to unlock laptop for authorities


Kotaku reports that SuperDaE – real name Dylan Wheeler – is reported to have even further trouble with the West Australian Police officials, as he refuses to unlock his laptop for them, atop the original allegations of leaking Xbox One details and trying to sell a Durango dev kit on eBay. Wheeler went to court earlier this month regarding the ... Read More »

Xbox One’s controller price revealed


Need an additional controller for your Xbox One? You will need to shell out 59.99$ if you’re in the US, Microsoft Store has revealed through a listing today. What does this mean? It’s 10$ more than a current Xbox 360 controller. Additionally, the controller plus a Play and Charge kit bundle is 10$ less than the Xbox 360 set, at ... Read More »

Microsoft returns to GamesCom this year


Microsoft has confirmed that an Xbox One Gamescom Showcase event will take place on August 20th. Corporate vice presidents Phil Spencer and Phil Harrison will be the hosts, and will provide media “the opportunity to get hands-on with a range of Xbox One titles, speak with developers and be the first to hear our Gamescom news.” The company skipped 2012′s ... Read More »

Xbox One might support mods, says Major Nelson


Following news that Xbox One can be used as a dev kit, and some good news and bad news about it too, there’s even more news regarding the upcoming next-gen console. Asked on Reddit, Microsoft’s Major Nelson said that mod support is up to the developers. “It’s up to developers to support that. These are two very different things.” This ... Read More »

Indies weigh in on Xbox One self-publishing

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After Microsoft’s U-turn regarding indie self-publishing on Xbox One, some indie game creators weigh in on the situation, and their reactions are still mixed. Courtesy of Shack News, here are some of their responses to the change. Monaco: What’s Yours is Mine creator Andy Schatz of Pocketwatch Games said that an open platform is much better, because it gets rid ... Read More »

PS4 or Xbox One at a reduced price, offers GAME UK


With GAME’s new promotion, you can buy the next-generation consoles at a 10% off, as reported by HotUKDeals. GAME’s latest voucher code offers a 10% saving off a £50 amount of money spent , GAME gift cards included. This means that you can rack up a ton of pounds and use them towards your next console. For Xbox One: An ... Read More »

White Xbox One devkit surfaces


A reportedly legitimate image of a white Xbox One devkit has surfaced on the internet. The alleged “XB1 dev” posted on Reddit that “the zebra ones were also earlier devkits. We’ve gone though several revisions since the original alpha kit (giant server case) and the current one we have looks like the launch version.” Previous versions of the kit featured ... Read More »

Xbox One game prices announced for the UK


Today, Microsoft announced that Xbox One games in the UK will have a tag of £49.99 RRP (recommended retail price).  The OXM spotted these on Microsoft’s online store, with the games Dead Rising 3, Ryse: Son of Rome, Forza Motorsport 5 and Kinect Sports Rivals costing that much. It’s worth noting that UK retailers always undercut these prices. State-side, Microsoft ... Read More »

Weekend Quencher 07/20/13: The Comic-Con Edition


Another weekend, another Quencher! Yeah, this one’s a bit more special, as it’s me, Christos, writing it instead of Ernice. The man’s really caught in the middle of a ton of work, but it’s for the good of all of us. The Comic-Con of 2013 is upon us, and with it, tons of reveals, new information on upcoming games, but ... Read More »

Microsoft Says It Will “Aggressively Challenge” Any Gov’t Attempt To Spy Through Kinect


After the massive leak by former CIA contractor Edward Snowden revealed that the U.S. government, via the NSA and CIA, received user data from Microsoft’s services like Skype, Outlook, Hotmail and others, giving these government firms unprecedented access to people’s personal information, including Skype video calls, the Redmond, Washington company is trying its utmost best to rain in the controversy ... Read More »

Ubisoft believes Watch Dogs will sell more than the original Assassin’s Creed


Ubisoft expects their newest, exciting-looking IP Watch Dogs to surpass the 6.2m sales of the original Assassin’s Creed, which launched in November 2007. Discussing the game during its Q1 FY13-14 earnings call last night, Ubisoft explained that it had increased its expectations for the new IP following a positive reception at last month’s E3. “What is true is that three ... Read More »