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Details of Xbox’s ‘Everywhere’ Vision Revealed in Internal Memo by Phil Spencer

If you missed it, Xbox’s executives hosted a podcast yesterday, officially revealing the company’s long-speculated plan to release some first-party games on competing consoles. Following all the buzz surrounding the topic, it was somewhat expected, yet it remains a significant change in the platform holder’s approach to its own games moving forward. Although the messaging was a little ambiguous, a ...

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Xbox Wants Game Pass on “Every Screen” Including Nintendo

Microsoft and Xbox have stated their desire to make gaming more accessible, and Xbox CFO Tim Stuart reiterated this at the Wells Fargo TMT Summit this week. While it’s a “bit of a change of strategy” for Xbox and nothing serious is happening right now, the goal is to bring its “first-party experiences” and subscription services to “every screen” that ...

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Internal Xbox Email Want Nintendo

Xbox’s 2020 internal communication from Phil Spencer suggests the corporation is still exploring acquiring Nintendo. As part of a deluge of leaked, unredacted documents from the FTC Vs. Microsoft case in the US (the original of which appears to have been removed), the email reveals Spencer’s surprising thoughts on the acquisition, including that “getting Nintendo would be a career moment” ...

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Xbox Boss: Video Game Price Increase Is Not A Bad Thing

Phil Spencer video game price increase

Video game prices have steadily climbed over the years, though the current $59.99 for new AAA games has been the norm for quite a while. However, it looks like that could be about to change when the next generation of consoles hits, as 2K Games recently revealed their price for NBA 2K21 on next-gen platforms is $69.99. This is a ...

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Mass Effect: Andromeda official launch postponed to 2017

Though originally planned for release in 2016, Mass Effect: Andromeda was delayed until publisher EA’s fourth fiscal quarter 2017 – meaning we could expect the game to drop somewhere between January and March. Originally reported by Destructoid, comics publisher Dark Horse seems to have inadvertently narrowed the release window down to March 21, 2017. On the US Amazon listing of their ...

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Madden NFL 17 Review

I’ll be honest with you – I don’t really play a lot of sports games. In fact, Madden NFL 17 is the first football game I’ve spent more than a few hours with since Madden Football 64. To my pleasant surprise, though, I actually enjoyed my time with the game. As you all know, every year comes the day when EA puts out ...

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We Happy Few – First Impressions

We Happy Few is one of the most anticipated games in recent memory. Trailers and early-access gameplay blew gamers away last year – since PAX East 2015, it’s been near impossible to talk about upcoming games without someone mentioning We Happy Few. Now, players on Xbox One and PC can finally play the game. So that’s what we’ve done! Keep in mind that this ...

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Microsoft E3 2016 Conference Recap

The Microsoft E3 2016 press conference was insane. Expectations and hype are out of control, leaks have been blowing through the internet for weeks, and Microsoft had (and took) a lot of opportunities here. This is what Microsoft fans have been waiting for, and I covered it live. Check out the live coverage below: 12:32pm – The Xbox One S is ...

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