VGAs Had Announcements Cut

Surprising only a few, the VGAs were once again a massive dud. Yet leading into the event, insiders took to Twitter and Reset Era to unveil a lot of nothing but that they’d heard Sony and Microsoft both would have major announcements for the show. Not just the two juggernauts, but Konami and From Software both were said to be showcasing off their latest games, yet none made an appearance. Continue reading “VGAs Had Announcements Cut”

Microsoft Brings in New Lead For 343 Industries

343 Industries is not a well-beloved developer. From delivering inferior products to attempting to kill off Master Chief, to focusing on politics instead of delivering a quality product, the studio has been nothing more than a black stain on Halo’s illustrious history. No surprise, then the development of Halo Infinite has been rocked with problems that preceded the outbreak of the coronavirus. Continue reading “Microsoft Brings in New Lead For 343 Industries”

Battletoads Cheats Offer Infinite Health, Easy Boss Kills, And Quick Hacking

If you are having trouble trying to play Battletoads and your skills are as low as the Try Guys, then a list of paid and free PC trainers are now available for download. Continue reading “Battletoads Cheats Offer Infinite Health, Easy Boss Kills, And Quick Hacking”

Halo: Infinite Needed To Be Delayed Due To Quality And Team Health, As Per Phil Spencer

It’s almost been one month since Microsoft and 343 Industries revealed Halo: Infinite’s infamous campaign trailer. And despite the amount of time that has passed, the conversation around Halo: Infinite’s quality is still a hot topic to this day. And resurrecting that topic is Phil Spencer in that he feels the forthcoming next-gen first-person shooter needed to be delayed. Continue reading “Halo: Infinite Needed To Be Delayed Due To Quality And Team Health, As Per Phil Spencer”

Xbox Series X To Launch This November, While Price Details Are Still Absent

If you’re interested in all things Xbox and want the “latest and greatest” version of Microsoft’s home console, know that the Xbox Series X will launch sometime in November of this year. Although the next-gen Xbox console has no price tag, it’s still slated for this holiday season. Continue reading “Xbox Series X To Launch This November, While Price Details Are Still Absent”

Halo: Infinite Delayed To 2021 Due To Development Challenges

After announcing that Sperasoft — the same team behind Mass Effect: Andromeda’s animations — is helping 343 Industries develop Halo: Infinite, the next-gen game will not release with the Xbox Series X this holiday season as per a new report. Instead, the first-person shooter will make its debut sometime in 2021 due to development challenges. Continue reading “Halo: Infinite Delayed To 2021 Due To Development Challenges”

Microsoft Announces Free Xbox Multiplayer Weekend For Those Without Xbox Live Gold Subscription

Despite the current debate that’s going on revolving around if Microsoft will keep or get rid of Xbox Live Gold from the Xbox family of consoles, the green brand has announced that folks that don’t have Xbox Live Gold can get a taste of free online play and Xbox Game Pass. The new initiative started on August 6th and will end on August 10th, 2020. Continue reading “Microsoft Announces Free Xbox Multiplayer Weekend For Those Without Xbox Live Gold Subscription”

Rare Studios Embraces Diversity And Wants To Improve Hiring Practices

In a recent partnership article, MCV/DEVELOP featured Veronica Heath — Talent Ambassador at Rare Studios — and quoted her saying: “At Rare, having a diverse team is incredibly important to us.” However, the studio associated with Microsoft will appear at the publication’s Women in Games Awards 2020 event as a headline sponsor come November 25th. Continue reading “Rare Studios Embraces Diversity And Wants To Improve Hiring Practices”

Battletoads Minimum And Recommended PC Specs Revealed

Microsoft and Dlala Studios (with the assistance of Rare Studios) will release the CalArts edition of Battletoads across PC and Xbox One on August 20th, 2020. In the meantime, the devs unveiled the upcoming game’s official PC specs for gamers to look over. Continue reading “Battletoads Minimum And Recommended PC Specs Revealed”

Microsoft To Discontinue Xbox Live Gold And Turn Multiplayer Free, Says Report

We’ve reported on Microsoft and the Xbox Team potentially putting an end to paid online subscriptions when gaming online. In other words, the Xbox Live Gold subscription may be gone for good moving forward seeing that another reputable source has come forward about the green team letting go of said subscription service. Continue reading “Microsoft To Discontinue Xbox Live Gold And Turn Multiplayer Free, Says Report”

Halo: Infinite Dev Says Graphical Criticism Isn’t Falling On Deaf Ears

After coming under fire from multiple sources, 343 Industries’ Dan Chosich came forth to address a hopeful yet displeased fan regarding the next-gen game’s graphics and how the Halo series is being handled. According to Chosich, any feedback or criticism regarding the upcoming Halo game will not fall on deaf ears. Continue reading “Halo: Infinite Dev Says Graphical Criticism Isn’t Falling On Deaf Ears”

Xbox Game Pass Isn’t A Big Profit Maker Right Now, Says Aaron Greenberg

While the Xbox Team is gunning on growing its subscriptions like Xbox Game Pass and Xbox All Access, the team isn’t making big money from the former subscription service. This information comes from two reports citing Xbox marketing boss Aaron Greenberg during a recent interview. Continue reading “Xbox Game Pass Isn’t A Big Profit Maker Right Now, Says Aaron Greenberg”

Editorial: Microsoft Needs to Get A Grasp on the Narrative

There is a simple in concept but complex in implementation notion called “Controlling the Narrative”. Depending on the arena it is utilized in, it will have a somewhat different meaning. For instance, in media, it means to control or limit what is discussed. Limiting perspectives and talking points is an excellent means to accomplish this. Similarly, in politics, it means to control the direction of discourse. Wherein the general rule of thumb is you always shift away from where you are weak and into a realm where you are strong. Continue reading “Editorial: Microsoft Needs to Get A Grasp on the Narrative”