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Ubisoft Has A Next-Gen, Open-World RPG (And It Looks Like New IP)

Ubisoft's Massive Entertainment are working on a next-gen, online, open-world RPG called The Division.<p>Set in a realistic, albeit bleak take on the …

Nextgen

Xbox One E3 lineup includes 'Ryse: Son of Rome,' 'Metal Gear Solid V,' a new 'Halo,' and more

Microsoft is trotting out new games for the Xbox One at E3 2013, including some of the platform's 13 exclusive launch titles.<p>The E3 show started with a trailer for <i>Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain —</i> an open-world <i>Metal Gear</i> game for the Xbox One. The new <i>MGS</i> looks filled with plenty of the same …

Forza Motorsport 5 arriving with enhanced 'human' AI

Microsoft used its Xbox One press conference to talk about its enhanced 'drivatar' system, for <i>Forza Motorsport 5</i> on Xbox One, in which the game creates a simulated version of the player to race against friends that "doesn't drive like AI, but like people".<p>Developer Turn 10's Don Greenawalt said …

Halo, Titanfall lead Xbox One games at E3

Microsoft has announced the lineup of games for its upcoming Xbox One console at its 2013 E3 press conference in Los Angeles with highlights including Ryse: Son of Rome and the god-sim Project Spark.<p>The first game announced at Microsoft's E3 press conference in Los Angeles was Metal Gear Solid 5: …

Call of Duty

Microsoft scraps Microsoft Points for real money on Xbox Live

Microsoft scrapping Microsoft Points<p>Microsoft will be moving from Microsoft Points to real money on Xbox Live, it was announced today at the Microsoft E3 press conference.<p>Under Microsoft's current currency system, Xbox Live users have to spend real money to buy Microsoft Points, which are then used …

SmartGlass for Xbox One lets users track friend progress live

SmartGlass for Xbox One will allow users to view achievements, buy in-game items and view the progress of friends via a live timeline, Marc Whitten announced during the Xbox E3 2013 conference.<p>SmartGlass will work with Xbox Live to track leaderboards and more. Users will be able to browse through a …

'Minecraft' coming to Xbox One

The Xbox One is to get its own version of block-busting smash hit <i>Minecraft</i>. There are few details yet on <i>Minecraft: Xbox One Edition</i>, but the game will follow the success of its Xbox 360 predecessor, which was the most successful Xbox Live Arcade title of all time.<p>An Xbox One version was far from a …

New Halo game headed to Xbox One in 2014

A new Halo game is headed to Xbox One in 2014, Microsoft revealed at its E3 2013 press conference today.<p>Bonnie Ross, general manager of 343 Industries, took to the stage to reveal that the next installment will take "full advantage" of Microsoft's next-gen console, highlighting cloud features. For …

Minecraft Xbox One Edition Announced by Microsoft

# Microsoft # Minecraft # Xbox One Gaming Reviews & News<p>Hyping the credibility of Xbox One’s support for indie gaming, Phil Harrison took the …

Xbox One now available for pre-order on Amazon (update: GameStop, Walmart pre-orders open)

Microsoft's Xbox One console is now available for pre-order on retail website Amazon.<p>The listing states the console will be available on Nov. 30.<p>Earlier today during its E3 press conference, the company announced the Xbox One would launch this November in 21 markets worldwide. The console will cost …

Xbox One games roundup from Microsoft's E3 keynote

When we were first introduced to the Xbox One, we heard about the hardware. Today, at Microsoft's E3 keynote, it was all about the games. We had a look at <i>Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain</i>, a One-exclusive <i>Killer Instinct</i> reboot and <i>Ryse: Son of Rome</i> (both an exclusive and a launch title). We also …

Respawn Entertainment unveils Titanfall, an Xbox One exclusive (update: Xbox 360 and PC too)

We've been wondering exactly what former Infinity Ward founder Vince Zampella was up to at Respawn Entertainment, and now he's finally shown off the fruits of his team's labor: <i>an Xbox One exclusive called</i> <i>Titanfall</i>. The <i>Call of Duty</i> veterans have concocted a futuristic FPS that lets you fight on foot …

Xbox One to receive timed exclusive Battlefield 4 map pack, Second Assault

<i>Battlefield 4</i> on Xbox One will receive a timed exclusive downloadable map pack called Second Assault, Electronic Arts and Dice announced during Microsoft's E3 2013 press conference.<p>The <i>Battlefield 4</i> trailer shown during the conference featured footage of a level where the soldiers were gathering …

Next-gen Halo title announced for Xbox One: runs at 60 fps, available in 2014 (video)

What could be better than a live action <i>Halo</i> TV-series? Why, a fully fledged next-generation sequel, of course. Microsoft has confirmed that a new <i>Halo</i> game is making its way to the Xbox One, calming the doubts of fans who were concerned that the franchise was shifting to less traditional platforms. …

New 'Halo' coming to Xbox One in 2014

Microsoft has teased a new <i>Halo</i> title for the Xbox One at its E3 keynote presentation. The game's trailer showed a desert encounter between a giant mechanical creature and a shawled figure, the latter of which was eventually revealed as series star Master Chief.<p>Details on the game itself are thin at …

Xbox One Will Arrive in November, Cost $499

Xbox One will hit store shelves in November, and it'll cost you $499 here in the States.<p>The Xbox One has from the start been hailed as a "living room …

You Can Now Preorder an Xbox One

Microsoft's new Xbox One hotness is now up for <i>real</i> preorder, not that fake pre-preorder stuff. You can hop on the train over at Amazon, or directly …

Xbox

Microsoft Reveals Xbox 360 Redesign, Continued Support

One of the first announcements from Microsoft’s show today was a redesign of the Xbox 360. Available today, the new 360s, both 4GB and 250GB ($199 …

New Halo Game Headed to Xbox One in 2014

It’s a new Xbox console, so there has to be a new high octane adventure with the one and only Master Chief.<p>343 Industries used the Microsoft Press …

Battlefield 4 Gameplay Looks Downright Intense

EA DICE showed off gameplay footage for the single player campaign in <i>Battlefield 4</i>. To say it is action packed would be an understatement.<p>Guns fire, …

Respawn Entertainment Announces Titanfall, Xbox One Exclusive

After being spoiled a few days early by the leak of a GameInformer magazine cover leak, <i>Titanfall</i> wasn’t quite the surprise it was meant to be, but …

Xbox One reclaims gamer cred with avalanche of title reveals

LOS ANGELES -- So, the Xbox One does play games after all.<p>After enduring criticism from the gaming community that the Xbox One launch last month was light on the gaming news, Microsoft responded on Monday at a pre-E3 press conference with a torrent of game announcements, including a handful of key …

Grand Theft Auto

Titanfall officially announced with debut trailer, is multiplayer-only

After three years of lawsuits , leaving co-founders and leaks , Respawn Entertainment finally showed off its debut sci-fi shooter to close out the …

Need For Speed Rivals' tablet integration demoed during EA's E3 press conference

At its conference, Electronic Arts showed off <i>Need For Speed Rivals</i>' cross-platform integration, in which players can affect in-game multiplayer races from iOS and Android devices. Using a tablet, a demonstration showed how a player can call in helicopter support during a cops-vs-racers</i> …

Star Wars: Battlefront Coming From EA, DICE

Star Wars is iconic enough that you don’t need much to tell everyone you’re working on something. Even before the title card came up, seeing the Snow …

Microsoft lists new Play and Charge Kit, Chat Headset for Xbox One (update)

Once you've purchased that hot new Xbox One, you've got to have a couple of accessories to go along with it. Naturally Microsoft has thought of that, as it just announced a new version of its Play and Charge Kit plus a refreshed Chat Headset to accompany the next-gen console. As with the previous …

Microsoft Announces Twitch.TV Partnership

# Microsoft # twitch.tv # Xbox One Gaming Reviews & News<p>It’s no surprise that we’ll be able to broadcast videos of our games through the Xbox One, …

Ubisoft racer The Crew unveiled

Ubisoft announced its new driving franchise <i>The Crew</i> at its E3 conference today, due for release in early 2014.<p><i>The Crew i</i>s being developed by Ivory Tower in conjunction with Ubisoft Reflections. The game demo focused on multiplayer drop-in, drop-out integration and vehicular upgrades, as well as its …

The Crew is Ubisoft's social racing gambit

<i>The Crew</i> is Ubisoft's big attempt to make a significant dent in <i>Need For Speed's</i> dominance in arcade-action racing.<p>New consoles offer an opportunity to innovate, and <i>The Crew</i> embraces all the promise of Xbox One and PlayStation 4, most particularly social and co-operative play. The game is being …