E3

  • Recore is a new exclusive 1st party title from Microsoft

    Microsoft started E3 with Halo 5 news, but then kicked straight into a new exclusive title called Recore. There’s some strong impressions online after the launch trailer played to a room full of Xbox fans. First party IP doesn’t come very often from Microsoft, so it’ll be one to...
  • Xbox One Backwards compatibility is here

    Microsoft just announced the Xbox One will get Backwards Compatibility. This allows Xbox One users to ‘insert the disc, download the game’ and run the Xbox 360. More than 100 titles will be compatible soon, with hundreds more coming. Users will get to take advantage of the Xbox One...
  • Internet Explorer coming to Xbox, using SmartGlass

    For years people have asked when a browser is coming the Xbox, the answer is soon. During their E3 keynote, Microsoft announced SmartGlass which allows you to operate your Xbox using your Windows 8 tablet or Windows Phone. While game and entertainment developers can write applications that make use...
  • Halo 4 live demo from E3 brings new details

    The long running Halo franchise is set to get its 4th instalment in 111 days after being officially confirmed at last year’s E3 conference. At E312 What better way to kick off this year’s E3 with a live demo of some Halo 4, Microsoft’s biggest franchise on the console....
  • Xbox @ E312 Pre-show teases what’s to come

    Prior to Microsoft’s E3 2012 keynote, Microsoft have done something new this year, a 15 minute pre-show available only via the Xbox 360. Running through the history of Xbox from the moment Bill Gates initially announced Xbox, to the slim version reveal and the announcement of the Kinect. There...
  • Nintendo’s Wii U Pro controller looks an awful lot like Xbox

    Ahead of this year’s E3 gaming conference, Nintendo has taken the wraps off it’s new Wii U Controllers. The Wii U will contain not only the tablet sized Wii U Gamepad, but also a pro controller for more serious gaming. You’ll notice from the comparison above that there’s some...
  • Xbox 360 details ahead of E3 next week

    In a post from Yusuf Mehdi, Chief Marketing Officer, Interactive Entertainment Division at Microsoft, Mehdi had some very interesting stats about Xbox and hints about its future direction in the lead up to E3 next week. Xbox will always mean games, but for tens of millions of people around...
  • E3 2011: Microsoft Keynote summary [in pictures]

    Microsoft’s keynote at E3 2011 began with a live on-stage demo of never before seen Modern Warfare 3 single player campaign. Its pretty safe to say the action was nothing short of EPIC ! Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Tomb Raider The Tomb Raider story is getting a...
  • Microsoft’s E3 keynote – “Xbox, the future revealed”

    Image credit: ViveDigital Thanks to the time zone gods, tomorrow the day will start around 2AM. Microsoft will open the electronic entertainment expo, better known as E3, with a keynote that is said to showcase “Xbox, the future revealed”. A very intriguing title indeed. We already know Nintendo have...
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