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  • This new ad featuring AIB tells us what gaming used to be like back in the day 2 days ago

    AIB is back with a video after a very long time and by the looks of it, this one is not likely to get banned. Starring in a Microsoft Xbox commercial, the AIB team takes us down the memory lane as they compare modern gaming to what it used to...
  • Microsoft plans to create universal video games that can run on both Xbox One consoles and PCs March 5, 2015

    San Francisco: Microsoft is attempting to break down the walls surrounding console gaming. Phil Spencer, head of the company's video game division, detailed Microsoft's plan for game makers to create universal apps that can run on both Xbox One consoles and PCs with Windows 10, as well as smartphones, tablets and...
  • Microsoft slashes Xbox 360 prices by 19 per cent; launches Xbox 360 500GB model at Rs 19,990 February 2, 2015

    New Delhi: Microsoft has slashed prices of its popular gaming console Xbox 360 by 19 per cent to Rs 12,990 as the tech giant looks to expand its footprint in India's gaming market. The 4GB version of the standalone XBox 360 was earlier being sold for Rs 15,990 and is...
  • Video games coming in 2015: Everything you need to know January 10, 2015

    Los Angeles: Link, Master Chief, Batman and Nathan Drake will be back in action. The leading men are among the protagonists starring in totally new video game instalments in 2015, joined by newcomers like a team of intergalactic monster hunters and their prey ("Evolve"), a band of high-tech criminals and their...
  • Sony's PlayStation back online after Christmas hack December 28, 2014

    Washington: Sony's PlayStation reported that its network was back online and claimed that it had been attacked, three days after it and Microsoft's Xbox went down in an outage. An allegedly coordinated Christmas day hack brought down the gaming consoles, both hot gifts for the holiday season, although Xbox has been...
  • Sony works for third day to restore PlayStation after attack December 28, 2014

    Boston: Sony worked for a third day on Saturday to restore services to its PlayStation network as the FBI said it was looking into the disruption, which began on Christmas Day. "We are aware of the reports and are investigating the Sony PlayStation matter," Federal Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Jenny Shearer...
  • 'The Interview' is a test for a new kind of movie release December 26, 2014

    Atlanta: Sony's The Interview has been a hacking target, a punchline and a political lightning rod. Now, with its release online at the same time it debuts in theatres, it has a new role: a test for a new kind of movie release. The Interview stars Seth Rogen and James Franco...
  • Sony PlayStation, Microsoft Xbox hit by user connection problems, hacker group claims responsibility December 26, 2014

    Microsoft's Xbox Live and Sony's PlayStation Networks experienced user connection problems on Christmas Day, for which a hacker group claimed responsibility. The group, called Lizard Squad, could not be reached for comment, and the companies did not give a reason for the connectivity issues. Both companies expected heavy use as people who...
  • 'The Interview' released on digital platforms; here's where you can watch the movie online December 25, 2014

    You don't need to leave your house to watch "The Interview." Sony Pictures released the comedy on digital platforms. The online release comes a day after the studio reversed its previous decision not to show the movie after hackers stole internal documents and emails from Sony. The US said North...
  • Amazon delivers 200 Microsoft Xbox One units within a day of launch September 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Within a day after the much-awaited launch of Microsoft's gaming console Xbox One, Amazon said it has delivered 200 units which were booked pre-launch. Microsoft has exclusively tied up with Amazon for its delivery in the country and the first console was delivered to a Mumbai customer in the night...
  • Microsoft Xbox One set to launch in China on September 29 September 23, 2014

    Beijing: Microsoft Corp has set September 29 as the new launch date for its Xbox One game console in China, the US software giant said on Tuesday, in the first launch since a 14-year ban on sales of foreign games consoles was lifted this year. The world's biggest software company gave...
  • Microsoft Xbox One coming to India on September 23 at Rs 39,990 September 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Microsoft's XBox One video game console will be available in India starting September 23. Priced at Rs 39,990, the Xbox One system will include the Xbox One console which features a 500GB hard drive, Bluray player and builtin WiFi, one Xbox One Wireless Controller, and a free...
  • Microsoft delays the launch of its Xbox One console in China September 21, 2014

    Beijing: Microsoft has delayed the launch of its Xbox One game console in China, which had been set for release on Tuesday, but the world's biggest software company said it would be released by the end of the year. Microsoft did not give a reason for the delay in a statement...
  • 'Grand Theft Auto V' coming to PS4 and Xbox One in November September 13, 2014

    San Francisco: Rockstar Games on Friday announced that the latest instalment of its crimethemed blockbuster video game Grand Theft Auto will hit PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles in November. Grand Theft Auto V will be packed with enhancements when it is released for play on the newgeneration consoles from rivals...
  • Bold new video game 'Destiny' to be launched on September 9; will be released on PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360 September 7, 2014

    San Francisco: The video game studio that won players' devotion with blockbuster hit "Halo" is out to eclipse its enviable success with the Tuesday launch of massive new sciencefiction action title "Destiny." "We're really proud of the world we created with 'Halo,' and the millions of gamers we attracted, but with...
  • Microsoft Xbox One launching in India on Sep 23 at Rs 39,990 as an Amazon exclusive August 7, 2014

    New Delhi: As expected, Microsoft's XBox One video game console is going on sale in India starting September 23. Microsoft's latest gaming console is coming to India as an Amazon exclusive and preorders have started on the online shopping website. Priced at Rs 39,990, every Xbox One system will include the...
  • Xbox One: Microsoft unveils Xbox in China after a 14year ban July 31, 2014

    Beijing: Software giant Microsoft unveiled it reinvented Xbox videogame console in potentially vast Chinese market after a ban of 14 years despite facing probe over business practices in the country. Yusuf Mehdi, chief marketing and strategy officer for Xbox said the new gaming console, the Xbox One, will be available in...
  • Microsoft Xbox One to be launched in China on September 23 July 30, 2014

    Shanghai: Microsoft will launch its Xbox One gaming console in China on September 23, making it the first foreign company to start selling consoles in the world's third biggest gaming market after a ban on the devices was lifted this year. Yusuf Mehdi, head of marketing and strategy for Microsoft's Xbox...
  • Microsoft to merge different Windows operating systems into one July 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Microsoft has confirmed that it intends to merge different versions of its Windows operating systems into one. This was announced by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella during the company's quarterly earnings call. Nadella told analysts that the company would "streamline the next version of Windows from three operating systems into...
  • Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella commits to develop Xbox platform July 12, 2014

    Bangalore: Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Satya Nadella committed to develop its Xbox gaming platform in a letter to company employees, quashing rumours that the unit might be spun off. "Microsoft will continue to vigorously innovate and delight gamers with Xbox," said Nadella in an email released by the company on its...
  • E3 2014: Winners and losers from the video game show June 14, 2014

    Los Angeles: The 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo wasn't as dramatic as last year's, when Sony and Microsoft were battling for attention in advance of the fall debuts of their new game consoles, the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. This year, the focus was on new games to play on those machines,...
  • Microsoft Xbox One coming to India on September 23 for Rs 39,990 June 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Microsoft has confirmed that its XBox One video game console will be available in India starting September 23. Priced at Rs 39,990, every Xbox One system will include the Xbox One console which features a 500GB hard drive, Bluray player and builtin WiFi one Xbox One...
  • Microsoft teases new Crackdown, Halo at E3 June 10, 2014

    Los Angeles: It's all about the games for Microsoft at E3. Microsoft focused exclusively on hyping titles coming to its Xbox One and Xbox 360 consoles during its presentation ahead of the Electronic Entertainment Expo, the videogame industry's annual trade show. The new Xbox One games included a fresh instalment of...
  • Microsoft slashes Xbox One price by $100, frees up Netflix, other popular apps May 14, 2014

    San Francisco: Microsoft will take $100 off the price of its Xbox One gaming console and let users view popular entertainment apps such as Netflix and ESPN without a $60plus "Live" subscription, hoping to spur sales against rival devices like Sony's Playstation 4 and Amazon's Fire TV. The moves mark another...
  • Microsoft's Xbox One console to go on sale in China in September April 30, 2014

    San Francisco: Microsoft Corp will begin selling its Xbox One video game console in China in September through its partnership with Chinese Internet TV company BesTV New Media Co, the company said on Tuesday. The partners will also kickstart a program to help developers create, publish and sell Xbox One games...
  • Microsoft XBox 360 price slashed in India by Rs 3000; now available for Rs 21,990 April 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Microsoft India today slashed the price of its gaming console XBox 360 250GB by 12 per cent to Rs 21,990. It has also reduced the price of the XBox 360 250GB Kinect by 8.3 per cent to Rs 31,990. "We...
  • Microsoft's Xbox One sales cross 5 million mark April 18, 2014

    San Francisco: Microsoft has sold over 5 million Xbox One video game consoles to retailers since its launch in November, the company said on Thursday. In January, the US software company said Xbox One sales had crossed three million as of the end of 2013. The console went on sale on November...
  • Microsoft counts on shooter game Titanfall to boost Xbox One sales March 11, 2014

    San Francisco: Microsoft Corp is betting on making sci-fi combat game "Titanfall" a hit big enough to boost sales of its Xbox One videogame device, helping it catch up in terms of sales with rival Sony Corp's PlayStation 4 console. Retailers are gearing up to get in on the buzz that...
  • Man runs back into his burning house to save Xbox January 29, 2014

    We have heard different tales of gaming enthusiasts, but this one jumps out. A man in Kansas rushed back into his burning home to save his Xbox after he realised that his gaming console would burn down. He woke up in the morning and realised that his house was on...