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Microsoft killing its original programming won't affect Quantum Break

Remember the Quantum Break, the literal half videogame, half TV show from Remedy (Alan Wake, Max Payne). Details have been sparse since the showing two E3s ago that failed to sell me. Despite Microsoft abandoning its attempt at providi...   read

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Microsoft reportedly slimming down its original programming lineup for Xbox

[Update: In an internal memo posted by The Verge, head of Xbox Phil Spencer wrote that Microsoft expects to close Xbox Entertainment Studios "in the coming months," presumably once existing projects have wrapped up. The group will finish th...   read

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Xbox Originals will hit Windows 8 products, revenue model still being worked on

Xbox Originals is going to produce shows based on Microsoft IPs such as State of Decay, Halo, and more, along with producing all sorts of other original content. I have some very early impressions on a lot of the content in development belo...   read

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Xbox committed to developing 1 vs. 100-style interactive gameshows again

1 vs. 100 holds a special place in everyone's hearts that got to experience the craze back on the Xbox 360. It disappeared much to the dismay of fans, but it looks like Microsoft is committed to bringing back that style of interactive games...   read

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Xbox Originals

Live-action adaptations of State of Decay, Gears of War, more in the works

Microsoft showed off its plans for the Xbox Originals programming to Destructoid and one of the major takeaways from the meeting we had was that the company is currently looking at creating live-action content based on Halo, State of Decay,...   read

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Xbox TV

Xbox One original programming could include Gears of War, Fable

Though we haven't seen Microsoft's television shows on Xbox One come to fruition just yet, the company has big plans to make the console compelling beyond games. Interactive TV, anyone? President of entertainment and digital media Nancy Tel...   read

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These are the 10 maps launching with Battlefield 4

Battlefield 4 will start off with 10 multiplayer maps, each of which is playable across all seven modes. One of them, Zavod 311, takes place in and around an abandoned Soviet tank factory. It's playable at the Eurogamer Expo and has an acti...   read


360 Deals of the Week: San Andreas, Max Payne 2, Fable

You've got $10 burning a hole in your pocket, right? Why not use it to buy some last-gen classics on Xbox LIVE?  Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, Max Payne 2, and the original Fable are all 800 MS Points on Xbox LIVE right now. That's $1...   read


Splinter Cell D.A. and GRAW jump to Games on Demand

Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter and Splinter Cell Double Agent are, uh, sort of available for download through Microsoft’s brilliant Xbox 360 digital distribution platform, Games on Demand.GRAW is available in most regions. The list o...   read


Max Payne 1 and 2 get the Xbox Originals treatment

Looks like the ESRB listing was correct. Max Payne 1 and Max Payne 2 are now available for download on Xbox LIVE Marketplace. They’re both Xbox Originals and carry a hefty price tag --1200 Microsoft Moon Bucks, to be exact.If you find...   read



Xbox Original version of Fable on sale

Microsoft’s latest Deal of the Week takes some of the sting off the ridiculous price for an Xbox Original title download. For a limited time, you can purchase Lionhead’s RPG Fable for 800 Microsoft Points. If you walked into &ld...   read


Advert for Raze's Hell is brilliantly festive

Unfortunately, I believe Xbox Original titles are region locked so Raze's Hell won't work with my Xbox Live account. This is most unfortunate, because based on this advert alone, which I found sitting in my inbox, I want Raze's Hell probabl...   read


Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas coming to Xbox Originals later this month

IGN UK is reporting that Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas will be making its way to Xbox Orignals later this month. The download will run you 1200 Microsoft Points, or $14.99 is human-being-bucks. San Andreas is the largest GTA title to d...   read


Destroy All Humans and Intellivision are quality titles hitting Xbox Originals

According to a posting on GamerScoreBlog, THQ’s Destroy All Humans! and Crave Entertainment’s Intellivision Lives! are slated to hit the Xbox Originals platform on Xbox Live Marketplace September 15th. The exclamation points in ...   read


Jade Empire is out now on the Xbox Marketplace

Jade Empire is now available as an Xbox Original for the low, low price of 1200 Microsoft Points ($15).As with most Xbox games to be made purchasable through Xbox LIVE, it's actually cheaper to buy a hard copy rather than going the digital ...   read


Stubbs the Zombie, Gauntlet: Seven Sorrows coming to Xbox Originals on May 19

Microsoft will build upon their library of Xbox Originals next week by adding Wideload's Stubbs the Zombie in Rebel Without a Pulse and Midway's Gauntlet: Seven Sorrows to the service. Both titles will be available on the Xbox LIVE Marketpl...   read


Metal Arms, Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory headed to Xbox Originals

Before we even start -- yes, you can get the following Xbox games from either your online or B&M store of choice for a much lower price than Xbox Originals charges. However, when you factor in the sheer convenience of the downloadable s...   read


Xbox Originals is getting better: Ninja Gaiden, Black, Pirates! coming next week

Next Monday will see the release of Ninja Gaiden Black, Black (I'm sensing a theme here), and Sid Meier's Pirates! on Xbox Originals.All three titles will be 1200 Microsoft Points each, which is a surprisingly good deal considering that a u...   read

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