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Microsoft Not Backing Away from Console Gaming

After Quantum Break‘s PC release reveal sparked concerns that Microsoft is backing away from console gaming, Xbox boss Phil Spencer clarifies the situation. In February, Microsoft confirmed that Xbox One console exclusive Quantum Break would also release for PC. While

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Quantum Break Features 40 Variations of Its Live-Action Show

We sit down to chat with the senior narrative designer behind Quantum Break, Greg Louden, about how the live-action television show ties into the actual game. Those anticipating the arrival of Quantum Break have been doing so for quite some time

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HoloLens Versus Virtual Reality: Which One Will Come Out on Top?

With the race for Virtual Reality supremacy heating up, we explore whether Microsoft’s HoloLens can beat the competition to become the headset of choice. In recent weeks, a huge amount of news has surfaced regarding the fledgling technologies of Virtual Reality

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Microsoft Is Not Planning VR for Xbox One

Head of Xbox Phil Spencer confirms that Microsoft isn’t focusing on bringing virtual reality to the Xbox One anytime soon. Xbox head Phil Spencer has been a very vocal man of late, and this week the Washington-based executive has elaborated

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Microsoft’s Phil Spencer Says Uncharted 4 Will Be A Great Game

Xbox boss Phil Spencer discusses the releases he’s looking forward to this year, and says that Naughty Dog’s Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End will be among the best. While engaging with folks on his official Twitter account, Microsoft’s head of

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Alan Wake’s Return Teaser Confirmed for Quantum Break

While playing a preview of Quantum Break, gaming website Polygon discovers a TV that plays a live-action trailer for the rumored Alan Wake’s Return project. After five long years in development, Remedy Entertainment is finally gearing up to launch Quantum Break

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New Xbox One Update Lets Players Buy 360 Games

A new patch launching today adds the ability to purchase backwards compatible Xbox 360 games directly from the Xbox One store, along with changes to party chat and achievement tracking. While Microsoft’s Xbox One has managed to move over 18

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Quantum Break: Why Did It Take So Long to Release?

We sat down with the senior narrative designer behind Quantum Break, Greg Louden, during a recent press event to talk about why the game was in development so long. As one of the biggest games being published by Microsoft this

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Killer Instinct Season 3 Preview: Microsoft’s Version of Smash Bros?

After spending hands-on time with Killer Instinct Season 3, one editor talks about how the addition of Halo and Battletoad mascots signals a big change of approach for the game. Ever since Microsoft confirmed that Rash the Battletoad would be

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Minecraft 1.9 Update Adds Shields, Shulkers, and Sweep Attacks

Minecraft 1.9, known as the ‘Combat Update’, is available now and it makes sweeping changes to Minecraft‘s combat with the addition of shields and dual-wielding. Has it already been a year and a half since Minecraft 1.8 was released? September

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