Microsoft's Phil Spencer confirmed that the 'Xbox parity clause' is a thing of the past. The company now prefers to work alongside indie devs to make their games better, no matter when they launch.
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Microsoft has launched its Windows Universal App Store on the web ahead of Windows 10 release. The new store has a cleaner design with new app categories, however, it's not quite perfect yet.
It's a common stereotype that boys like games where sexy images of women are present. However, a survey has revealed that most gamers don't care about the sex of the protagonist.
Although the Xbox Ultimate Game Sale doesn't officially begin until tomorrow, some Xbox One games have already been discounted up to 75% on the Xbox games store.
In a recent interview, a former head of Microsoft's Xbox division explained how he regretted not focusing on mobile technology and not creating the "Xphone", a game-oriented smartphone.
Microsoft has set up a dedicated Xbox Feedback forum asking gamers about the Xbox 360 titles they'd next like to see playable on Xbox One. Call of Duty: Black Ops II currently leads the list.
Microsoft announced backward compatibility for the Xbox One at E3, so gamers can play their Xbox 360 games on the company's latest console. Currently, 22 games are available for Xbox Preview members.
It's a big day for Microsoft and its fans who are eagerly waiting for the company's E3 keynote. Here's a round-up of what to expect at the event, including games, software and new hardware.
It's that time of the year when wallets need to be kept close and flash sales could happen at any minute. Yes, it's Steam's summer sale, which kicked off last night and runs until the 21st.
Last week, Twitter became a mobile gaming hub for over 2000 MS-DOS games. Today, it looks like Twitter has put the kibosh on gaming within tweets because it violates their terms of service.
Kabam has decided to discontinue Windows Phone app development stating that the company is "concentrating its resources on the biggest market opportunity", mainly Android and iOS.
A letter has been approved by head teachers in the UK threatening parents that they will be reported to the authorities if they let their children play adult games such as GTA and Call of Duty.
If you're a Xbox Live Gold member, get ready to game for the month of April because Microsoft is doubling its game giveaway for Xbox One and Xbox 360 owners.
Nintendo has just announced during its press conference that the gaming giant is developing a brand new console, called Project NX. Details are still scarce but this is exciting for the company.
Nintendo is partnering with DeNA to develop smartphone games. Its cross-platform gaming service across smartphones, tablets, PCs, and Nintendo devices will begin by the end of this year.
GTA Online Heists add-on is scheduled for an official release tomorrow but some users have already started receiving the free update. The download size weighs in at 4.8 GB on the Xbox One.
We have three copies of the PlayStation 4 version of Zombie Army Trilogy. The cult horror series includes the first two games and comes to an apocalyptic conclusion with an epic new third chapter.
Microsoft has some goodies for Xbox 360 owners. who now get their own Preview program for pre-release OS updates. They can also reserve Xbox One Games with Gold even if they don't own a new console.
Epic has announced an unprecedented price reduction in its game development engine, Unreal Engine 4, cutting dow the price from $19/month to free and this includes free updates too.
The Windows Phone Store is facing issues in several countries, not displaying categories or search results. The extent of the problem is yet unknown but we expect it to be fixed soon.
The upcoming game in Rocksteady's Batman series, Batman: Arkham Knight, has received an 'M for Mature' rating from the ESRB. The game is slated for a release on June 2 of this year.
To make Valentine's Day a day to be remembered even among (single) gamers, Steam is conducting a massive 'Co-Op Sale' allowing people to save money on select multi-player games up to 85% off.
Sony has released a seemingly infinite list of games which are scheduled for a 2015 release, including Final Fantasy Type 0 HD , Dead or Alive 5 Last Round and Resident Evil Revelations 2 Episode 1.
Use Steam on Linux? then it's a good idea to back up everything you own (and then unmount your external storage) before attempting to debug or move the Steam folder... or you might lose everything.
Telltale games is now under the leadership of Kevin Bruner. With continuation of their ongoing series already on-deck for this year, the new CEO has also hinted at new IP releases too.
Stadium Events is an extremely rare game due to a variety of reasons. The highest known selling price of the game is $22,800 but now there are people willing to buy it for more than $40,000.
Apple has announced that its App Store has broken some pretty impressive records in terms of sales in 2015. The company has shared some interesting statistics with the public in its press release.
Microsoft has extended many of their weekly "Countdown to 2015" deals all the way through to January 6th, the deals are for both the Xbox One and Xbox 360 and have discounts up to 85%,
2015 is almost here for most of us and for Xbox gamers, this means the last day of Xbox Live's Countdown to 2015 promotion, today offers include discounts on a plethora of add-ons and season passes.
Electronic Art's Origin New Year Sale is offering discounts of up to 50% on select titles for a limited time. You can grab Battlefield 3 for $0.99, Mass Effect Trilogy for $14.99 and more.
GTA V Online Heists seems to have taken the Rockstar developers a little longer than they had originally planned - but it's coming in "early in 2015" - for free. Now you can watch the video trailer.
Are an Xbox Live Games with Gold member or have you subscribed to Playstation Plus' annual services? Do you want to know how much money you have saved this year thanks to these services?
The Windows maker wants to convince devs to join it's platforms this holiday season by highlighting success stories, development tools and what it claims is a great financial opportunity.
Has your child made in-app purchases in games and apps without your permission? Google is willing to compensate those unauthorized expenses if you are eligible for their refund policy.
We have put together a large guide to gaming gifts for Christmas. So if you are wondering what to buy a gamer for Christmas, look no further. We've covered the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and the PC.
Microsoft is currently in a tight spot as furious indie game developers barrage the company for not paying them their overdue payments. ID@Xbox has issued a statement which explains the issue.
Today we have a giveaway containing 6 games, Dungeon Defenders 2 - Early Access, Football Manager 2015, Sniper Elite 3, Tesla Effect, Robotex all on PC - with Trine 2 on the PlayStation 4
This week we cover the Dark Soul's clone Lords of the Fallen on the PlayStation 4, while we also have our Neowin gaming news roundup which covers the week in gaming from the Neowin writers.
This week we cover the long awaited horror title "The Evil Within" on the PC and have our blast from the past in the form of Dungeon Keeper 2 from way back in 1999. Next week it's Lords of the Fallen.
This week we have a review of the PC version of Ryse: Son of Rome, some PS4 Driveclub review news and our new Blast from the Past: The Thing on the Xbox, originally released way back in 2002,
This week we have Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor on PC, Alien: Isolation on the Xbox One and PC and a new section called Blast from the Past which this week covers the 1998 title Trespasser.
This week we have been to the EGX gaming expo held in Earl's Court London. The show sees many playable versions of upcoming titles for the PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Read on for our full coverage
Microsoft has announced three holiday bundles aimed at enticing potential Xbox 360 customers. The bundles all retail at $249 and contain various games, console colours, Xbox Live Gold access and more
Microsoft is currently testing a service that allows you to play Xbox games in your browser by utilizing a streaming service that it is building on top of Azure.
Microsoft is offering a free one-year subscription to the New York Times Crossword app if you purchase a Surface Pro 3 directly from Microsoft before October 6th.
Microsoft has put out a new offer for the Xbox One that will give you a free game of your choice if you buy a new console and if you buy a bundled console, that will result in two free games.
Microsoft has delisted a wave of Windows and Windows Phone games it published from the Windows and Windows Phone stores, including several well-received titles such as "Rocket Riot."
Google has announced Android TV, its latest effort to bring content - including TV, movies, music and games - into living rooms, with Sony and Sharp among the first manufacturers to support it.
Steam's annual Summer Sale has just started, offering PC gamers massive discounts on select titles, DLCs and items. Interested folks should keep an eye open because some offers are very limited.
Microsoft's Phil Spencer says the company will sell "millions more Xbox 360s", and that it has "an obligation" to customers old and new to keep offering new games for the 360 alongside the Xbox One.