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Rumour: Xbox NeXt Leaked via Linkedin?

Xbox NeXt Leaked via Linkedin?

"Next Generation"

Linkedin is a peculiar site. You advertise your wares to the world in the hope that someone will pluck you from the grind of your 9-5. One such person to do this is Microsoft's David Gardner,who has been with the company since 2006 in a variety of roles. David is currently the Visual Design Lead for all strands of the Xbox...

Rumour: Mafia III Release Date Spotted at Retailers

Mafia III Release Date Spotted at Retailers

2K Games not confirming anything

Thanks to some eagle-eyed customers, the Mafia III release date could be as early as April 26th, 2016. The below screenshot was taken from a Best Buy location and sent to IGN in which a April 26th release date can clearly be seen on a Mafia III pre-order card. It appears that other retailers such as GameStop also...

Rumour: Smaller, Cheaper Xbox One to Be Released in 2016

Smaller, Cheaper Xbox One to Be Released in 2016

Will compete with the Apple TV

Microsoft is considering releasing a slimmer, cheaper, and scaled back version of the Xbox One in late 2016 in order to compete with the Apple TV, according to a report from Business Insider. We'd advise not to get your hopes up though as this is still very much unconfirmed. The information -- which comes from...

Rumour: Remastered Dead Island Collection En Route to Xbox One?

Remastered Dead Island Collection En Route to Xbox One?

Not such as redux-ulous notion

An eagle-eyed NeoGAF user has spotted an unannounced title on his favourite retailer's website this morning, and it could suggest that a new collection is on the way to Xbox One. Indeed, Dutch retailer Bart Smit has listed Dead Island Redux for Xbox One and other platforms, with a sale price of just 39,99 EUR. There's...

News: Microsoft Hints at Something Special For Preview Program Members

Microsoft Hints at Something Special For Preview Program Members

What could it be?

Microsoft are in the midst of one of the biggest weeks in their history as a console platform holder. The big (semi) exclusive release of Rise of the Tomb Raider, third party behemoths such as Fallout 4 and the exclusive early preview of Star Wars Battlefront head up an impressive week. There is also more to come with the launch of...

Rumour: New Xbox One Dashboard May Begin Rolling Out to Preview Program Users This Week

New Xbox One Dashboard May Begin Rolling Out to Preview Program Users This Week

Keep rolling, rolling, rolling

Microsoft's Xbox Engineering team have been hard at work preparing the new Xbox One Dashboard since officially unveiling it at E3 this year. Xbox One owners who have been part of the Xbox Preview Program have been patiently waiting to hear when they can get their hands all over the new OS to put it through its paces...

Rumour: "Leaked" Documents Make Ludicrous Claims About Supposed DirectX 12 Performance Benefits for Xbox One

"Leaked" Documents Make Ludicrous Claims About Supposed DirectX 12 Performance Benefits for Xbox One

You couldn't make it up. No, wait...someone just did!

Let's be clear. We're posting this as "rumour" because we have to. The chances of it being real are about as likely as Microsoft announcing that all games will be free from now on and that they'll be launching a new console at Christmas. In short, this is 99.9% fake. A Spanish Xbox site has...

News: Phil Spencer Debunks Xbox One Mini Rumour

Phil Spencer Debunks Xbox One Mini Rumour

"Not real"

About a week ago we reported on a rumour that Microsoft is planning to hold a launch event in October where a slimmer, disc-less Xbox One console would be announced. Now, thanks to Head of Xbox Phil Spencer, we can put this rumour to bed, as the man himself has said on Twitter that the Xbox One Mini is "not real." This doesn't...

Rumour: Microsoft Planning Disc-less Xbox One Mini Console

Microsoft Planning Disc-less Xbox One Mini Console

This one could go either way

We could barely believe what we were reading, but there's a decent rumour going around that Microsoft are planning to announce a new Xbox One console configuration in October. Chinese Windows Phone site WPDang are reporting that in October, Microsoft will hold a big event to announce the launch of the new Lumia 940 and...

News: Goosebumps: The Game Has Been Listed on the Xbox 360 Store

Goosebumps: The Game Has Been Listed on the Xbox 360 Store

Children old and new rejoice!

Indie developers WayForward appear to be bringing the enduring R.L. Stine horror book series Goosebumps to life in a point-and-click action adventure on the Xbox 360. Listed on the Xbox Store for the Xbox 360, Goosebumps: The Game seems set to be a prequel to the Jack Black movie tie-in which is due to be released in...

Rumour: What is Resident Evil: Umbrella Corps?

What is Resident Evil: Umbrella Corps?

Back to basics for the horror franchise?

Speculation is flying following the discovery of a trademark that hints at a future installment in survival horror series, Resident Evil. Earlier this month, NeoGAF user ekim spotted a trademark that developers Capcom had filed with the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM) in Europe for...

Rumour: Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes to Hit Games With Gold in August?

Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes to Hit Games With Gold in August?

Could be

File it strictly under the rumour column for now, but evidence has come to light that suggests that Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes could be the lead-off title in Microsoft's Games With Gold offering in August. Eagle-eyed pX regular Jari sent in the above image, which shows that via SmartGlass - and only in some regions, since it isn't...

Rumour: DiRT Showdown Sequel Coming to Xbox One?

DiRT Showdown Sequel Coming to Xbox One?

Rumour has it

Austrian retailer Gameware have posted a listing for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC versions of a sequel to Codemasters' 2012 stadium rally racer DiRT: Showdown. It has been rumoured for a while that the game is in development, but this is the first time that anyone has really gone public with any sort of information. Gameware have...

News: Have Rise of the Tomb Raider and Forza 6 Release Dates Leaked?

Have Rise of the Tomb Raider and Forza 6 Release Dates Leaked?

Seems Amazon France jumped the gun

Ahead of Microsoft's stage show at E3, it seems the release dates for two of the company's major Q4 releases, Rise of the Tomb Raider and Forza 6, have leaked. According to listings on Amazon France, which were spotted by a NeoGAF user, Forza 6 will release on September 18, while Rise of the Tomb Raider is...