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Madden & Microsoft Team Up For Xbox One S Bundle

Madden & Microsoft Team Up For Xbox One S Bundle

Electronic Arts and Madden are getting together for a Madden NFL 18 Xbox One S bundle on Madden launch day (August 25) for $ 279. The console is the 500GB version, and it comes with the standard version of the ...

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Microsoft Says Recent Ars Technica Series On Xbox Live Statistics Is “Grossly Inaccurate”

Microsoft Says Recent Ars Technica Series On Xbox Live Statistics Is “Grossly Inaccurate”

  Update: Microsoft has issued a statement concerning Ars Techinca's findings, calling the results of the study "grossly inaccurate." Here is the statement in full: We’ve carefully reviewed Ars Technica’s article, and have completed our own analysis of the actual data using ...

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Microsoft Announces Xbox Game Pass Subscription Service

Microsoft Announces Xbox Game Pass Subscription Service

Microsoft has announced the Xbox Game Pass – a $ 9.99 a month service for Xbox One and PC that allows subscribers to play a rotating catalog of downloadable (not streaming) Xbox One and backwards-compatible Xbox 360 games. The service ...

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Microsoft Commissions Stunning Halo Wars 2 Posters

Microsoft Commissions Stunning Halo Wars 2 Posters

To celebrate the launch of Halo Wars 2, 343 Industries partnered with three artists to create a series of stunning character posters. Even if you just a fan of the original Halo series, you might still be interested in some ...

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Microsoft claims Xbox One Scorpio will deliver ‘native’ 4K

Microsoft claims Xbox One Scorpio will deliver ‘native’ 4K

By Joel Hruska on September 20, 2016 at 1:30 pm Well, that didn’t take long. When Sony unveiled the new PS4 Pro, we spent some time talking about 4K, the difference between native and upscaled content, and what Sony can ...

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Microsoft, Sony, and other companies still use illegal warranty-void-if-removed stickers

Microsoft, Sony, and other companies still use illegal warranty-void-if-removed stickers

By Joel Hruska on August 5, 2016 at 4:55 pm One of the ways manufacturers coerce users not to modify or even open hardware they’ve purchased is through warranty-void-if-removed stickers. These stickers are common on electronics equipment — Microsoft uses them on ...

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Opinion – If Microsoft Doesn’t Understand Project Scorpio, How Can We?

Opinion – If Microsoft Doesn’t Understand Project Scorpio, How Can We?

Normally, the unveiling of new hardware is one of the most exciting events in the gaming industry. Hardware evolution carries with it the promise of new experiences, and those experiences ultimately serve as the motivation for consumers to purchase new ...

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Microsoft Puts Foot Down To Stop Paid Advertisements Using Minecraft

Microsoft Puts Foot Down To Stop Paid Advertisements Using Minecraft

Microsoft has had about enough of people using Minecraft for advertising purposes. An update to the game’s commercial usage guidelines lays down the law regarding what advertising agencies and other corporations can’t do using Minecraft. Companies may not build a ...

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[Update] Microsoft Apologizes For GDC Party Scandal

[Update] Microsoft Apologizes For GDC Party Scandal

Update: Beyond the statement he already issued, Xbox head Phil Spencer sent an email to staff members within the Xbox organization addressing the controversy surrounding its GDC party. Microsoft has reprinted the email, but you can also read it in its ...

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Microsoft cancels Fable Legends, closes Lionhead Studios

Microsoft cancels Fable Legends, closes Lionhead Studios

By Joel Hruska on March 7, 2016 at 12:42 pm Share This article Microsoft announced today that it is cancelling its next-generation Fable title, Fable Legends. The game, which we’d previewed as an up-and-coming DirectX 12 title last fall, was ...

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