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News: Microsoft CEO Reaffirms the Importance of the Xbox Brand

Microsoft CEO Reaffirms the Importance of the Xbox Brand

Don't worry; Xbox is alive and well

"Microsoft will continue to vigorously innovate and delight gamers with Xbox," wrote Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella today in an email to employees. He also considers the "single biggest digital life category, measured in both time and money spent, in a mobile-first world" just so happens to be the industry we love to...

Rumour: Five New Titanfall Game Modes Leaked

Five New Titanfall Game Modes Leaked

More modes than you can shake a Titan at?

According to a NeoGAF user, the June patch for Titanfall contained hidden details regarding more game modes possibly coming in Titanfall's future. The June patch introduced the new mode "Marked for Death", where one player on each team is marked as the primary target and the goal is to kill the enemy...

Rumour: Batman Says Arkham Knight Coming January 2015

Batman Says Arkham Knight Coming January 2015

The voice of the Dark Knight has spoken!

Kevin Conroy, the iconic voice of Batman, may have let slip that we could see Batman: Arkham Knight released in January 2015. During an interview with Groovey.TV, Conroy briefly discussed Arkham Knight: "It was supposed to come out in January, we've been working on it for a year and a half and it's still...

Rumour: Sleeping Dogs Coming to Xbox One?

Sleeping Dogs Coming to Xbox One?

Retailer lists Sleeping Dogs HD for pre-order

According to UK retailer ShopTo, Sleeping Dogs will be coming to Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Though the listing has since been pulled, the title was marked as Sleeping Dogs HD and available for pre-order. The site also stated the game was set for launch on 21st November priced at £54.99. In October...

News: Assassin's Creed Poster Shows Xbox One Pre-order Bonus

Assassin's Creed Poster Shows Xbox One Pre-order Bonus

Chemical Revolution

An image found at what looks to be a US retailer by Twitter user CripAssassini, shows that there will be at least two pre-order bonuses coming with Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed: Unity. The poster, which appears to be clearly on display above a retailer's shelves, shows that pre-orderers will be entitled to access the "Chemical...

Rumour: Mortal Kombat Reboot to Show At E3?

Mortal Kombat Reboot to Show At E3?

The evidence is mounting.

The evidence is mounting that either a Mortal Kombat reboot or sequel is in the works, and will be shown at E3. A Reddit user has uncovered a bundle of posters (shown right) which show the Mortal Kombat logo, what looks to be a spine, and the text "Who's Next?" It looks very authentic, although we literally just have that...

Rumour: Is Microsoft Lifting the Gold Requirement for Netflix, Hulu?

Is Microsoft Lifting the Gold Requirement for Netflix, Hulu?

Xbox Live Gold may be undergoing some major changes

Microsoft is looking to shake things up in regards to the Xbox Live Gold paywall requirements, if "multiples sources within Microsoft" are to be believed. Ars Technica is reporting that Microsoft may be lifting the Gold requirement to use video streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, and other...

News: Resident Evil 4 HD for Xbox One Spotted Online

Resident Evil 4 HD for Xbox One Spotted Online

Wouldn't it be sweet?

Austrian game store Gameware.at may have gotten the jump on the rest of the world this morning, as they've listed Resident Evil 4 HD for Xbox One as being due for release in 2014. Capcom hasn't so much as made mention of the title undergoing the HD-ification process for consoles, but has just released the Resident Evil 4...

Rumour: Rio To Bring Xbox 360 Games to Xbox One?

Rio To Bring Xbox 360 Games to Xbox One?

Dancing in the sand?

CNET are reporting that the recent-outed game streaming service that Microsoft are working on - codenamed either "Rio" or "Ridgeway" - could be used to stream Xbox 360 titles to the Xbox One. With Microsoft's new machine being entirely unable to play Xbox 360 titles (unless you consider plugging your 360 into your One and...

Rumour: Xbox One to Launch on November 8th

Xbox One to Launch on November 8th

Leaked documents point to date

The Xbox One may well be available in stores on November 8th. That's according to Kotaku, who have managed to get their hands on a document leaked by a marketing company that produces signage and product placement plans for Walmart in the US. The document lists a whole bunch of upcoming midnight launches that will...

Rumour: Microsoft to Bundle FIFA 14 With Xbox One

Microsoft to Bundle FIFA 14 With Xbox One

Now this is an interesting angle.

"Two senior industry sources" are claiming that Microsoft is due to bundle EA's upcoming soccer title FIFA 14 with the Xbox One in Europe, all for the announced launch price of £429.99, claims industry rag MVC. Now, there have been many suggestions that Microsoft is going to reduce the price of the Xbox One launch...

Rumour: Kinect-Free Xbox One Bundles to Launch In 2014

Kinect-Free Xbox One Bundles to Launch In 2014

We're surprised the rumour took this long.

Machinima's Inside Gaming Daily is reporting a rumour that Microsoft are planning on launching a Kinect-free Xbox One bundle in the summer of 2014. They even go so far as to suggest that two different bundles will be on the cards. A "standard" bundle, and one that contains a smaller hard drive. The goal of...

News: Analyst Suggests Pre-Launch Xbox One Price Cut Is On The Way

Analyst Suggests Pre-Launch Xbox One Price Cut Is On The Way

Really?

MCV are reporting that RW Baird's Senior Equity Research Analyst Colin Sebastian, is predicting a price cut for the Xbox One before it even hits the shelves. Sebastian, who recently predicted that both the Xbox One and PS4 will be hard to find on the shelves this Christmas due to shipment numbers, thinks that the platform holder is "working...

News: Crackdown 3 On The Cards for Xbox One?

Crackdown 3 On The Cards for Xbox One?

Phil Spencer drops the hint.

There's no official confirmation as yet, but it seems that a third title in the Crackdown series may well be on the way. A graphic used at Microsoft's Xbox Reveal event in May featured an Agility Orb from the game, but nothing has been mentioned about it since. In speaking to IGN though, Microsoft's Phil Spencer seems...