Xbox Series X “Exclusives” Will Appear A Year To 2 Years Later

The Xbox One, as many people know, had a lot of timed exclusives that ended up on other platforms such as PC. As for the upcoming Xbox Series X, many people either want to know the specs powering the device or what games/exclusives will accompany it at launch. Well, the head of Microsoft Studios, Matt Booty, says that the Xbox Series X exclusives are going to show up one to two years from now. Continue reading “Xbox Series X “Exclusives” Will Appear A Year To 2 Years Later”

Microsoft’s New “AAAA” Studio The Initiative Gains God Of War Senior Environment Artist

While Sony claims that the PS5 can make a developer’s life a bit easier, it looks like Microsoft or the Xbox Team is looking to make “AAAA” titles for the Xbox Series X. The latest studio created under the green brand, The Initiative, has taken up Erik Jakosen — a former SIE Santa Monica senior staff environment artist on God of War. Continue reading “Microsoft’s New “AAAA” Studio The Initiative Gains God Of War Senior Environment Artist”

Ubisoft Has Over 15 Projects In Development, But One Of Them Has Been Canceled

Ubisoft is known for copying and pasting its open-world formula across its portfolio of games, and many people are getting tired of said formula, as seen with Ghost Recon: Breakpoint’s sales. However, the company is in no short supply of pumping out more games according to a recent report, which states over 15 games are in development as we speak. Continue reading “Ubisoft Has Over 15 Projects In Development, But One Of Them Has Been Canceled”

Xbox Series X Single Fan Is Said To Be As Quiet As The Xbox One X

Whether you happen to call it the Xbox Series X, Series X, Xbox, XSX, or SX, the upcoming next-gen machine will be “quieter” with its single-fan than the current generation Xbox One X according to Phil Spencer. Continue reading “Xbox Series X Single Fan Is Said To Be As Quiet As The Xbox One X”

Xbox Series X Will Simply Be Known As Xbox, Will Be Backwards Compatible

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Microsoft decided that they really are following in Nintendo’s footsteps with their naming convention for the newest Xbox console. Instead of choosing a name that is memorable and standout, Microsoft decided to call the newest Xbox Series X… “Xbox”. Continue reading “Xbox Series X Will Simply Be Known As Xbox, Will Be Backwards Compatible”

Microsoft’s X019 Event Will Feature A Dozen Xbox Game Studios Titles

Last time we reported on Microsoft and the Xbox Team’s upcoming games event dubbed X019, we covered its whereabouts and so on. However, more info has dropped, and the house of the green aims to reveal a dozen new titles straight from Xbox Game Studios. Continue reading “Microsoft’s X019 Event Will Feature A Dozen Xbox Game Studios Titles”

Microsoft Virtue Signals With Aim To Make Xbox Consoles Carbon Neutral

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In a virtue-signaling blog post that has nothing to do with your gaming culture, Microsoft announced that they are aiming to reduce their carbon emissions and start a program to make the Xbox game consoles carbon neutral. Continue reading “Microsoft Virtue Signals With Aim To Make Xbox Consoles Carbon Neutral”

Ubisoft Disingenuously Says Steam’s 30% Fees Are “Unrealistic” In 2019

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Ubisoft has openly stated that the reason their games are no longer being published on Steam is because of Valve’s 30% fees. However, they still publish their games on the Xbox One, PS4, iOS, Green Man Gaming, the Humble Bundle Store and Android devices, despite the other platform holders also taking a 30% platform fee. Continue reading “Ubisoft Disingenuously Says Steam’s 30% Fees Are “Unrealistic” In 2019″

Head Of Xbox Says First Party Output Hasn’t Been The Best

It looks like Phil Spencer, head of Xbox, has admitted the obvious: the Xbox family of consoles have a weak first-party output. From games like Crackdown 3 and State of Decay 2 receiving negative or mediocre reception, to Forza and Gears recycling the same concepts over and over again, it looks like Spencer and crew are looking to turn things around. Continue reading “Head Of Xbox Says First Party Output Hasn’t Been The Best”

Xbox Lackluster Gamescom 2019 Schedule Revealed

Xbox will be showing up to Gamescom 2019 and will have nothing all that great to show according to the list the company just released. However, Bethesda Softworks and id Softwares’ Doom: Eternal will make an appearance at Xbox’s showing where a playable demo will be up for the curious. Continue reading “Xbox Lackluster Gamescom 2019 Schedule Revealed”

Microsoft Deal Allows Double Fine To Stay Experimental, Says Tim Schafer

It was announced during the E3 2019 Xbox games showcase Double Fine (Psychonauts, Rad, Brutal Legend) had been purchased by Microsoft. According to studio head Tim Schafer, one of the main reasons the team was eager to jump at this opportunity is that Microsoft plans to basically leave them the hell alone. Continue reading “Microsoft Deal Allows Double Fine To Stay Experimental, Says Tim Schafer”

Sony Partners With Microsoft To Make Use Of Azure Cloud Services, AI Development

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Sony and Microsoft have announced a joint partnership with one another. The duo will collaborate together both on a technological and entertainment front, with Microsoft benefiting from semiconductor enhancements while Sony will benefit from Microsoft’s Azure cloud services, and both will collaborate on evolutionary AI technology. Continue reading “Sony Partners With Microsoft To Make Use Of Azure Cloud Services, AI Development”