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Phil Spencer Named Head of Xbox Division

Microsoft has announced that Phil Spencer is taking over as head of the company’s Xbox division. The former chief of Microsoft Studios will now be leading that division as well as the entire Xbox business which includes, Xbox Live, Xbox Music and Xbox Video.

“Combining these teams will strengthen…

01 Apr 12:39 AM 0 Read More...

Microsoft Announces DirectX 12

Microsoft revealed DirectX 12 today at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, claiming it will be able to work across all Microsoft platforms.

DirectX 12 will also allow developers a lower level access to hardware and will “spread the workload on the CPU and GPU”, to better balance threads…

20 Mar 6:43 PM 0 Read More...

Report: EA To Publish 'Titanfall' Sequel

According to Polygon and Gamespot, Electronic Arts has secured sequel rights to Respawn Entertainment’s multiplayer shooter, Titanfall.

Citing unnamed sources, Polygon also believes that the Titanfall sequel will not be Microsoft exclusive, unlike the first game. An EA representative declined to comment on the rumor.

“We do not comment…

20 Mar 12:56 AM 0 Read More...

Marc Whitten Departs Microsoft

Chief Product Officer of Xbox, Marc Whitten, is leaving Microsoft to join Sonos as its Chief Product Officer.

The news was announced today on Microsoft’s Xbox Wire. “I have had the extreme pleasure over the last 14 years to work on the greatest product with the greatest team and…

18 Mar 1:11 AM 0 Read More...

EA Cancels South Africa 'Titanfall' Release

Electronic Arts South Africa has announced on its Facebook page that Respawn Entertainment’s upcoming shooter Titanfall will not be released in South Africa following poor performance in the region during its beta tests.

“After conducting recent online tests for Titanfall, we found that the performance rates in South Africa…

08 Mar 12:47 AM 0 Read More...

Stephen Elop Taking Over Xbox Division At Microsoft

Former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop is taking over control of Microsoft’s Devices and Studios division, which includes Xbox, Surface and the company’s game and entertainment studios, TechCrunch reports.

Julie Larson-Green took over the position from Don Mattrick last year, after he left the company to join Zynga…

25 Feb 12:28 AM 0 Read More...

'Wolfenstein: The New Order' Includes 'Doom' Beta Access

Bethesda Softworks has announced that Machinegames’ Wolfenstein: The New Order will be released on May 20th, and it will also include beta access to the next Doom title from id Software.

According to Bethesda, everyone who pre-orders the game will receive instructions on how to sign up for the…

20 Feb 1:18 AM 0 Read More...

'MGS5: Ground Zeroes' 1080p On PS4, 720p On Xbox One

Konami has revealed a collection of comparison screenshots for all versions of Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes, along with the news that the game will run at 1080p on the PlayStation 4 and 720p on Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

This follows Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo…

18 Feb 12:25 AM 0 Read More...