Destiny – Why Is There No Cross-Platform Play?

Destiny – Why Is There No Cross-Platform Play?

As I’m sure most if not all of you area aware, the beta for Destiny was just recently made live. While many are already rolling into action, shooting away on various planets in different areas, a few last-gen console users may be wishing they can gun down their friends who have next-gen consoles. So why doesn’t Destiny allow Ps3 + Ps4 and Xbox 360 + Xbox One users to play together? Well, they say it’s […]

Microsoft to Close Xbox Entertainment

Microsoft to Close Xbox Entertainment

Today it emerged that Microsoft are planning to close their adventurous venture Xbox Entertainment in order to concentrate more on the video game business. This story, broken here, is just part of Microsoft’s proposed consolidation which could mean losses of thousands of jobs across the company. It is expected that Microsoft will continue making the Halo TV series, which was something they announced excitedly some time ago. The close of […]

Microsoft announces major layoffs; Nokia’s future

Microsoft announces major layoffs; Nokia’s future

Today, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella confirmed the recent rumors, saying that the company will have massive lay offs, affecting 18,000 employees. These job cuts will happen within the next year, with the first 13,000 employees being notified within the next 6 months. As of June 5th, Microsoft had 127,104 employees according to The Verge. This means that with the loss of 18,000 employees, it reduces Microsoft’s personnel by about 14%. […]

Microsoft Slashing Its Workforce By Up To 18k

Microsoft Slashing Its Workforce By Up To 18k

In a surprising revelation Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella posted a letter to employees early Thursday morning. The letter stated that Microsoft would be slashing up to 18k jobs over the course of the next year. He also stated that the brunt of the cutbacks would come in the next six months to the tune of 13k jobs eliminated. Satya explained that the cuts were necessary to make the workplace “simpler”. […]

Never Alone A Gorgeous Puzzle Game-Trailer Released

Never Alone A Gorgeous Puzzle Game-Trailer Released

Never Alone is a beautifully atmospheric puzzler/ platformer that is the debut title from Upper One Games, a fairly new studio based in the United States. In never alone players take on the role of an Arctic Fox and Nuna a young girl! It is an atmospheric puzzle platformer for the latest generation of consoles as well as PC. It features traditional folklore, stories and characters in their respective settings. These stories are handed down over […]

Xbox One Sales “More Than Double” in June

Xbox One Sales “More Than Double” in June

Microsoft announced today that sales of the Xbox One in the United States more than doubled in June compared to May. The article, which was posted to Xbox’s official news page, attributes the increase in sales to the new $399 Xbox One option. The Xbox One originally came bundled with the Kinect motion-sensing peripheral forcing the total price to $499, a whole $100 over its main competitor, Sony’s PlayStation 4. […]

Xbox One developers requesting an Early Access program

Xbox One developers requesting an Early Access program

Recently, the head of the ID@Xbox program talked a bit about early access and the possibility of early access games making their way to the Xbox One. In an interview with Develop, head of the ID@Xbox program, Chris Charla, said that developers with the program have been requesting an early access program. Charla had this to say, “When we talk about Early Access, it typically means a game that you buy […]

Sony and Bungie Want You to be Ready for the Destiny Beta

Sony and Bungie Want You to be Ready for the Destiny Beta

With Destiny beta fever reaching a fever pitch, Sony and Bungie are making sure players are ready for the game’s arrival on PlayStation this Thursday. In the last couple of days, players who pre-ordered Destiny via PS Plus have found the Destiny beta beginning to pre-load already. This should help ease the flood of downloading that’s sure to happen on Thursday. It also gives digital purchasers a slight lead in logging in […]

Crackdown 3 will be a “mash-up” of Co-op and singleplayer

Crackdown 3 will be a “mash-up” of Co-op and singleplayer

In an interview at E3 with OXM, Crackdown 3, or Crackdown for Xbox One, was talked about. In the interview, Crackdown 3′s creative director Ken Lobb said “Crackdown was on of the first drop-in, drop-out co-op games, but we’re going more towards ‘there’s just the game’.” He then went on to say that “You’re playing the game, it’s single, it’s co-op, it’s a mash-up,” He further explained, “Choose at will in the game, […]

Insomniac Games Confirm Digital Pre-orders for Xbox One – But Why?

Insomniac Games Confirm Digital Pre-orders for Xbox One – But Why?

Insomniac games have confirmed digital copies of their latest Xbox One title, Sunset Overdrive, will be available to preorder through the Xbox Marketplace soon. The announcement was made today over Sunset TV, a promotional webseries offering the latest information and updates on the game. Pre-orders can be placed through the Xbox Marketplace, securing all those digital buyers access to all of the Day One edition content found in physical copies of […]