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Microsoft buys Obsidian and inXile, two leading RPG developers

InXile
Microsoft is boosting its ranks with the addition of the two leading indie RPG studios - Obsidian Entertainment and inXile. Obsidian Entertainment is responsible for some great RPG titles such as Fallout: New Vegas, Pillars of Eternity, South Park: The Stick of Truth, and the game that accelerated their climb to the top - the Xbox console exclusive Star Wars: Knights...

Sea of Thieves review: a drop in the ocean

Sea of Thieves review
In its current state, there's a reason why some people are calling Sea of Thieves "No Man Sky but with pirates." There was a lot of hype leading to the release of Sea of Thieves. Since the Xbox One doesn't have a lot of exclusives anymore (and the ones it does have it shares with the PC), Microsoft is putting a...

New Fable game in the works at Forza Horizon developer

Fable
The Fable series might not be dead after all. There's a new Fable game in development by Microsoft and Playground Games. That is if you believe the rumors, and we really, really want to believe the rumors. According to a report by Eurogamer, Microsoft isn't giving up on the franchise. Playground Games, known for the Forza Horizon series, will be developing a...

Games with Gold October 2017 are riddled with riddles

Games with Gold October 2017
Microsoft has just published October's line-up for the Xbox Games with Gold program. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P05ttb7rZ90 You can check the video above to hear about the games, and where and when to find them. Alternatively,  you can read a little bit more about each game right here. Gone Home is the first free game you'll be able to play next month. It's a first-person adventure and...

Halo Wars 2: Awakening the Nightmare co-op mode, release date

Halo Wars 2: Awakening The Nightmare
Halo 2: Awakening the Nightmare, the game's first story DLC, will be released on September 26. Microsoft revealed the date during Gamescom, where the game was on show. The expansion will let you play as the bad guys, The Banished, in a whole new story. In it, the Banished will face the Flood as they protect their Ark. The Flood...

Xbox Creators Collection goes live on Xbox One, Windows 10

Creators Collection
Director of ID@Xbox Chris Charla join Larry Hryb (Major Nelson) to showcased the launch of the Creators Collection for the Xbox One and Windows 10. Watch the video above to see the first games taking advantage of the new Xbox Live Creators Program. These games are now known as as the "Creators Collection". It also means that any developer can now publish their...

Microsoft reveals the new Xbox One Dashboard, Spotify support

Xbox One Dashboard
The New Xbox One Dashboard Mike Ybarra, Corporate VP of Xbox Platform Engineering, showcased the next updates for the Xbox One, alongside Larry Hryb, a.k.a. Major Nelson, Director of Programming. You can watch the video to get a sense of what the new Xbox One Dashboard looks and feels like. The main focus is to try and make the UI as simple as...

Cuphead will be served piping hot this September

Cuphead
Cuphead, the 2D action platformer with visuals based on '30s cartoons, has a final solid release date that will surely never change never ever ever. Unless the game will be delayed again. The Cuphead release date is September 29, which is about 4 months from now. A lot can change in 4 months, but this time Microsoft is sure enough...

Project Scorpio is Xbox One X, coming November for $500

Xbox One X
Xbox One X is officially the name of Project Scorpio, Microsoft's new console. It is currently scheduled to hit the market on November 7, and is priced at $499 (£449 / €499 / $499 / CAD 599 / AUS 649 in other regions). The new console is both the most powerful console ever made, and the small Xbox console ever, which...

Microsoft gushes over the Project Scorpio dev kit in a new video

Project Scorpio dev kit
Microsoft is finally ready to talk about Project Scorpio, just not the one you'll be able to buy and play on later this year. No, the video above is about the Project Scorpio dev kit, and all the neat features it has that developers will absolutely love. Director of Programming for Xbox Live Larry Hryb, also known as Major Nelson, talks with Kevin Gammill...

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