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Obsidian: Lack of internal advocacy killed our Xbox One launch title

Obsidian: Lack of internal advocacy killed our Xbox One launch title Obsidian Entertainment CEO Feargus Urquhart broke his silence regarding the studio’s canceled Xbox One project Stormlands this week, shedding light on a pattern of executive behavior that has led to the cancellation of multiple Xbox One exclusives over the past several years.Initially slated as a launch title for the Xbox One, Obsidian Entertainment’s Stormwinds was a role-playing game that followed up on the studio’s previous projects Fallout: New Vegas and Dungeon Siege III.

Rainbow Six: Siege Revamping Competitive Play, Deemphasizing Pesky Microtransactions

Rainbow Six: Siege Revamping Competitive Play, Deemphasizing Pesky Microtransactions In a new dev diary, Ubisoft Montreal outlined changes for Rainbow Six: Siege’s second year.Alongside plans to revamp the roster of operators, competitive leagues will be restructured and cash-free loot provided to all players.

Phil Spencer: Xbox 360 backward compatibility on Windows possible, but unlikely

Phil Spencer: Xbox 360 backward compatibility on Windows possible, but unlikely At E3 2015, Microsoft dropped news that select Xbox 360 games would be playable on the Xbox One via backward compatibility.Yesterday, Xbox head Phil Spencer was responding to queries on Twitter when he was asked whether backward compatibility for Xbox 360 games was ever likely to make its way to Windows 10.

Xbox Boss Talks New IP, First Party Games, & Project Scorpio Performance

Xbox Boss Talks New IP, First Party Games, & Project Scorpio Performance Ever since Microsoft announced the Xbox One Project Scorpio at E3 2016, the company has been hyping up the console’s technical prowess.But what of the games that have already been released on the standard Xbox One?

Save $10 On Games and DLC With This Discounted Xbox Live Gift Card

Save $10 On Games and DLC With This Discounted Xbox Live Gift Card Whether you prefer to buy your games digitally, or just want to buy the occasional DLC, there’s no good reason for Xbox One owners to miss this deal.For a limited time, a $100 Xbox Live gift card will only set you back $90 when you buy it from Dell with promo code GIFT10.

New World Record For Beating Resident Evil 7 With Only A Knife On Hardest Difficulty

New World Record For Beating Resident Evil 7 With Only A Knife On Hardest Difficulty Speedrunners continue to tear their way through Resident Evil 7, facing down its horrors with no hesitation.The fastest runs are on easy mode and use special weapons.

GTA 4 Sales Increase Almost 8000% After Xbox Backward Compatibility

GTA 4 Sales Increase Almost 8000% After Xbox Backward Compatibility As a matter of fact, following the confirmation of Grand Theft Auto 4‘s addition to the backward compatible library for Xbox One, the Rockstar Games-developed title has seen its sales spike dramatically, nearly peaking at 8000% on Amazon.Remarkably, however, Rockstar Games’ 2008 open world crime release had hit even higher heights before, for as seen in the screenshot shared courtesy of the fine folks at ThisGenGaming, sales for the standard edition of GTA 4 had exploded upwards by exactly 7696%.

Resident Evil 7 Is Way Less Bloody In Japan

Resident Evil 7 Is Way Less Bloody In Japan One of the most striking things about Resident Evil 7 is just how gore filled it is.In a brief video, the folks at Censored Gaming highlight some of the more egregious changes to the game.

Oddly Enough, Watch Dogs 2 Is An Innovative 3D Platformer

Oddly Enough, Watch Dogs 2 Is An Innovative 3D Platformer The 3D platformer, the faded genre of Super Mario 64 that flourished two decades ago, was supposed to finally make a comeback in 2017.You might not have thought of Watch Dogs 2 as a 3D platformer, let alone an innovative one.

Here's Why Resident Evil 7 Characters Have Such Great Teeth

Here's Why Resident Evil 7 Characters Have Such Great Teeth Those terrifying, perfect teeth.In the case of the characters, I guess we can thank the actors we utilized for having great teeth!

Black Ops 2 Not Coming to Xbox One Backward Compatibility, Despite Rumors

Black Ops 2 Not Coming to Xbox One Backward Compatibility, Despite Rumors As it happens, even though the Xbox boss still hopes that Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 will be ushered onto Microsoft’s current generation console thanks to backward compatibility, Spencer has now declared such rumors to be false.As seen in the tweets below, Phil Spencer denied as much while responding to a question from a fan on Twitter, with the Xbox head definitively stating that the scuttlebutt involving Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 coming to Xbox One’s backward compatibility catalog is “not true.

Resident Evil 7 Producer Explains How They Made The Game So Scary

Resident Evil 7 Producer Explains How They Made The Game So Scary In Resident Evil 7, encroaching enemies often lurch into the player’s personal space.But Resident Evil 7 is more than guts and blood: it’s also game about space, about feeling anxiety in creaking floorboards and tight hallways.

Grand Theft Auto 4: Microsoft Working on Frame Rate Fixes for Xbox One

Grand Theft Auto 4: Microsoft Working on Frame Rate Fixes for Xbox One For instance, although Rockstar Games’ open world crime title Grand Theft Auto 4 was recently added to the Xbox One via backward compatibility, the game continues to suffer from frame rate issues that Microsoft is persistent in trying to fix.While Grand Theft Auto 4 greatly benefits from some increased performance on the Xbox One, some may fans may be dismayed by the backward compatible version’s frame-pacing problems, which has arguably resulted in a worse experience from the original.

‘Project Scorpio, the 4K-capable Xbox console, likely to be unveiled at E3 in June

‘Project Scorpio, the 4K-capable Xbox console, likely to be unveiled at E3 in June First announced at E3 in 2016, Project Scorpio is an upgraded version of Microsoft’s current-generation Xbox One console.Claiming that Project Scorpio is “the most powerful console ever,” Microsoft revealed that it will support all existing Xbox One games and accessories, in addition to 4K displays and virtual reality technology.

Microsoft Confirms E3 2017 Dates, Teases Project Scorpio Reveals

Microsoft Confirms E3 2017 Dates, Teases Project Scorpio Reveals As it happens, the company has confirmed that it will be taking the stage for E3 2017 prior to the expo at the Galen Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, June 11, and it will start at 2:00 PM PT / 5:00 PM ET / 11:00 PM UK.For those unaware, Microsoft‘s Xbox briefings have typically been held on Monday morning during the week of E3, so the company’s change in its standard schedule at the event is interesting to say the least.

‘Cities: Skylines’ makes its console debut on Xbox One with ‘After Dark’ content

‘Cities: Skylines’ makes its console debut on Xbox One with ‘After Dark’ content Paradox Interactive is bringing its hit city-management strategy game Cities: Skylines to consoles for the first time with an Xbox One port launching this spring.The upcoming Xbox One version of the game will also include all content from Cities: Skylines — After Dark, a post-release expansion that adds a variety of new structures, construction options, and gameplay features.

Undead Labs confirms ‘State of Decay 2’ for Microsoft’s E3 conference

Undead Labs confirms ‘State of Decay 2’ for Microsoft’s E3 conference Undead Labs has announced that State of Decay 2 will be a part of Microsoft’s E3 briefing, which is set to be held at the Galen Center in Los Angeles on June 11.Since then, Undead Labs has been releasing a steady stream of concept art via its official website.

Spend That Tax Refund On a New PC During Microsoft's Massive President's Day Sale

Spend That Tax Refund On a New PC During Microsoft's Massive President's Day Sale If it’s seen better days (or if you just have a tax refund to spend), Microsoft’s President’s Day sale is a great excuse to upgrade.The highlights here are on Microsoft’s own systems, with $200 or more off both the Surface Pro 4 and the Surface Book.

‘NieR: Automata’ producer says game will be better without Xbox One version

‘NieR: Automata’ producer says game will be better without Xbox One version Part of the development process focused on choosing which platforms to prioritize, and producer Yosuke Saito believes that excluding the Xbox One will lead to a better overall game.More: NieR: Automata trailer pits android against android for the fate of the Earth “Not strong” is a bit of an understatement.