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Rise of the Tomb Raider trailer shows that the E3 2015 Xbox media event will be the place to be

Rise of the Tomb Raider trailer shows that the E3 2015 Xbox media event will be the place to be

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Microsoft couldn't have believed its luck when Sony announced a delay to Uncharted 4: A Thief's End. The PS4 homegrown exclusive was to come out at the end of 2015, to go head-to-head with similar action-adventure title Rise of the Tomb Raider, but now... >>

Guitar Hero Live unveiled in new trailer, get ready to rock from first person perspective

Guitar Hero Live unveiled in new trailer, get ready to rock from first person perspective

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Guitar Hero Live has been unveiled by Activision as the next step in the music playing game series. Teased last night, the new Guitar Hero Live will focus on making the in-band experience more life like than ever before. Not only can gamers play from... >>

Original Xbox plans were to give the console away for free

Original Xbox plans were to give the console away for free

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Microsoft originally planned to give away its first Xbox console for free. Or, at least, charge a nominal up-front free. Oddworld creator Lorne Lanning revealed in an interview for GamesIndustry.biz that Microsoft wanted his development team on board... >>

Microsoft rolls out Xbox Live SDK and says it'll bring Xbox games to HoloLens

Microsoft rolls out Xbox Live SDK and says it'll bring Xbox games to HoloLens

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You'll soon be able to do cross-platform play between Windows 10 devices and Microsoft's Xbox One console. Oh, and you'll even be to game with HoloLens. While at the Games Developer Conference, Phil Spencer, Microsoft's Xbox head, brought up gaming on... >>

What happens when Christopher Walken calls Xbox Support? Hilarity ensues

What happens when Christopher Walken calls Xbox Support? Hilarity ensues

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Christopher Walken playing Xbox is somehow funny in itself, so to hear him calling Xbox Support after being hacked is obviously hilarious. The scene is Christopher Walken, who has come home after a day of filming, settling down to a round of Destiny when... >>

Microsoft to close Xbox Entertainment Studios and scrap original video plans

Microsoft to close Xbox Entertainment Studios and scrap original video plans

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As part of a massive round of layoffs announced earlier today, Microsoft will not only abandon Android Nokia X devices but also original video programming for the Xbox platform. According to Recode, Phil Spencer, the head of Microsoft Studios, confirmed... >>

Even Xbox head Phil Spencer is handing out Sony PS4 love

Even Xbox head Phil Spencer is handing out Sony PS4 love

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In an interview with Pocket-lint, the general manager of Xbox Studios at Microsoft credited Sony for its launch and continued success of PS4. "They've got great momentum right now," he said. Now the head of the entire Xbox division, Phil Spencer, has... >>

A week in reviews: 23 - 27 June

A week in reviews: 23 - 27 June

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Summer solstice has seen the peak of daytime hours come and go and we've been most of those hours to bring you the latest tech reviews. In addition to the latest Nikon D810 full-frame DSLR camera announced this week, we've seen plenty of other top kit... >>

Xbox Studios boss: 'Hats off to Sony. They've got great momentum right now'

Xbox Studios boss: 'Hats off to Sony. They've got great momentum right now'

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It's not every day that you get to interview the big cheese of Microsoft's Xbox Redmond Game Studios. But in-between playing all the latest and greatest games at this year's E3 expo in Los Angeles that's exactly what we did. These gigs usually go as so:... >>

Sunset Overdrive gameplay preview: A gaggle of genres wrapped into one insane package

Sunset Overdrive gameplay preview: A gaggle of genres wrapped into one insane package

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Sunset Overdrive is a lot of things: colourful, cheeky, crazy. It's also tricky to master. The demo shown off at Microsoft's Xbox E3 media briefing showed our protagonist deftly swinging from wires, grinding on ledges, activating traps and shooting mutant... >>