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Assassin's Creed 4 planned for 2014, all new hero and development team

Assassin's Creed 4 planned for 2014, all new hero and development team

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Ubisoft has announced that it will be shaking up its Assassin's Creed franchise for the next instalment. CEO Yves Guillemot revealed during the company's third quarter earnings report that Assassin's Creed 4 - for the sake of argument - will appear in... >>

First Unreal Engine 4 game revealed: Xbox 720 and PS4 release?

First Unreal Engine 4 game revealed: Xbox 720 and PS4 release?

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The first Unreal Engine 4 game has been revealed. Called Daylight, it is a clever twist on the survival horror genre. And its being built around the newest version of Unreal Engine means it looks absolutely stunning, from the screenshots at least. The... >>

Xbox 720 will just be called 'Xbox', to be hub for X-Surface 7-inch tablet and more (fake)

Xbox 720 will just be called 'Xbox', to be hub for X-Surface 7-inch tablet and more (fake)

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UPDATE: It turns out that the information below was an elaborate hoax. You can either read the article directly below to understand the context or skip to the last section under "update" to read a more detailed explanation. The orginal story... The Xbox... >>

Xbox 720 to feature 8-core processor and Blu-ray drive

Xbox 720 to feature 8-core processor and Blu-ray drive

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With E3 and a rumoured launch event approaching later in the year, there have been plenty of rumours regarding Microsoft's upcoming Xbox 720. A new leak has given us a look at purported specs the next-generation console, set to compete with Sony PS4,... >>

Pocket-lint Podcast #117 - Facebook Graph Search, BB10, Xbox 720 and PS4

Pocket-lint Podcast #117 - Facebook Graph Search, BB10, Xbox 720 and PS4

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The dust has settled on CES and the Pocket-lint Podcast returns to looking at the biggest news stories of the week. Facebook Graph Search gets the team's attention, as we discuss how it works thanks to being on the beta trial. We also look at the latest... >>

Skype to replace Xbox Live Chat on the new Xbox 720?

Skype to replace Xbox Live Chat on the new Xbox 720?

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After its 2011 acquisition of Skype, Microsoft is reportedly replacing Xbox Live Chat with the VOIP service for all communication on the Xbox platform, according to sources in the know. Computer and Video Games reports Microsoft will be "consolidating... >>

Xbox 720 and PS4 launching this autumn, priced at $400?

Xbox 720 and PS4 launching this autumn, priced at $400?

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Sony and Microsoft's next-generation consoles are set to be debuted before the summer and will launch to consumers in October and November respectively, according to a new report.  Baird Equity Research says the new console hardware will be sold for... >>

PS4 and Xbox 720 to be announced in March?

PS4 and Xbox 720 to be announced in March?

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Sony and Microsoft are set to announce their next-generation consoles sooner than originally anticipated, according to a new report that pegs March press conferences for the consoles' debuts.  Some may presume E3, gaming's largest event, to be the time... >>

Microsoft IllumiRoom concept demoed at CES... Xbox 720 anybody? (video)

Microsoft IllumiRoom concept demoed at CES... Xbox 720 anybody? (video)

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As part of the Samsung CES keynote address, the company screened a video created by Microsoft Research which shows a technology that may make the next generation of gaming rather interesting indeed. Instead of confining action to merely the screen, IllumiRoom... >>

Microsoft E3 countdown starts, is the new Xbox launching in 158 days' time?

Microsoft E3 countdown starts, is the new Xbox launching in 158 days' time?

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Microsoft has given the strongest hint yet that it will be announcing a new console - or at least something big -  six months ahead of the E3 annual gaming convention in June. In a move that is sure to lead many to believe the company is planning on... >>