Category: Microsoft

Gamestop CEO expects PS4 and Xbox 720 in 2013 and 2014 from Sony and Microsoft

September 5, 2012

Gamestop CEO expects PS4 and Xbox 720 in 2013 and 2014 from Sony and MicrosoftIts no secret that Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft have been prepping its next gen consoles with the Wii U slated for a release later this year. According to reports it appears that Sony or Microsoft’s secret console may not see the light of day until 2014.

Microsoft scavenging laid-off OnLive employees with networking mixer

August 26, 2012

Microsoft scavenging laid-off Olive employees with networking mixerThere is an interesting development as a by-product of the collapse of OnLive involving Microsoft. Apparently the company will be hosting an event with the specific goal of picking through and hiring select employees laid-off from OnLive.

Microsoft confirms ‘new Xbox’ accidentally

August 6, 2012

There’s a new Xbox on the way, and that’s not me gazing into my crystal ball, that’s someone from Microsoft dropping the ball.

Xbox 720 Durango devkit listed for sale at $10,000

July 29, 2012

Xbox 720 Durango devkit listed for sale at $10,000It appears that more and more information around the Xbox 720, or code-name Durango is being leaked over time. It has been confirmed that several developers already have the dev units for the Xbox 720 in their hands. Things took an interesting turn this week when a Durango devkit went up for sale at $10,000.

Microsoft partially shuts down Vancouver Kinect studio

July 25, 2012

Microsoft partially shuts down Kinect Vancouver studioA rumor surfaced earlier today indicating that Microsoft is shutting down its Vancouver Kinect game studio. This was followed by a post from an initiative group called Can We Do It? that focuses on retaining studios and developers in Vancouver amidst massive closures in that area.

Kinect Sesame Street TV and Nat Geo TV dated and priced for the Xbox 360

July 25, 2012

Kinect Sesame Street TV and Nat Geo TV dated and priced for the Xbox 360Microsoft is laser focused on turning the Xbox 360 into a family entertainment hub of sorts. The company previously announced long term goals of bringing interactive child-friendly titles for the Kinect. It looks like that day is near as two Kinect titles will release later this year.

Microsoft puts blame back on Fez dev over lack of fix to game

July 23, 2012

Microsoft puts blame back on Fez dev over lack of fix to gameIn video game drama, Polytron, the studio behind the popular indie game Fez blamed Microsoft for not fixing a game-breaking bug. According to the studio Microsoft is asking Polytron to cough up “tens of thousands of dollars” in order to release a patch to fix the bug.

Microsoft: record $18 billion revenue, posts first loss in 26 years

July 19, 2012

Microsoft: record $18 billion revenue, posts first loss in 26 yearsMicrosoft recently revealed that its Entertainment and Devices Division that houses the Xbox 360 saw an increase in revenue of $292 million this past quarter, attributed to fruits of Skype. However, the company as a whole faced its first financial loss in 26 years.

Bright kid spends small fortune on Xbox Live, ignorant father blames Microsoft

July 13, 2012

I love it when the mainstream press covers gaming. Especially when the story they deem worthy of public attention clearly has no merit whatsoever.

Microsoft named as a potential buyer for Activision Blizzard

July 12, 2012

Microsoft named as a potential buyer for Activision Blizzard Microsoft named as a potential buyer for Activision Blizzard Last month, reports trickled out indicating that Vivendi was looking to sell off its 61 percent stake in Activision Blizzard. As it turned out that rumor was true and Vivendi is definitely looking for a buyer which amounts to around $8 to 10 billion in value.


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