At this year’s Minecon, Microsoft have announced the next version of Mojang’s cult block classic: Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition. As the name suggests, the game is built with Windows 10 in mind, and will take advantage of many new features that the new OS brings.
Also, all current PC owners will receive a free copy of the new edition, and the beta starts on July 29th.
We’ve known about Telltale’s and Mojang’s partnership project for a while now: an episodic adventure series set within the world of Minecraft, but today we have our first glimpse of the game in action.
“Minecraft: Story Mode is an adventure game, by Telltale Games, set in a Minecraft world.” reads the video description. “It is a five-part episodic series that will take you to the Net ...read more
FIFA 16 cover (pack shot) featuring Leo Messi. This is the official FIFA 16 global cover. The other cover stars joining Leo Messi on specific country covers will be announced on July 10th – after FIFA 16 Cover Vote ends.
FIFA 16 will be released in September on PC, PlayStation 3, PS4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One.
Between yesterday and today Microsoft released two new system software updates of the Xbox One for preview members, focusing on fixing issues related to the party app and parental settings.
Below you can see the patch notes for both, directly from the private preview forums:
One of Sony’s storied SNES PlayStation prototypes has surfaced, and it’s not sitting on a museum shelf or languishing in one of the company’s cellars.
Instead, the console was spotted in what should have been it’s natural habitat: someone’s home.
Images posted overnight on Reddit, and cross-posted on Assembler Games, show what was at one time a collaboration ...read more
Everyone who owns an Xbox 360 became familiar with the term “Red Ring of Death” at some point. Some of us became familiar with the term through experience. EA’s Peter Moore was working for Microsoft at the time, and he had a rather interesting story to tell regarding the matter.
Speaking with IGN in a podcast, Moore recounted the entire saga, star ...read more
Microsoft will host another Ultimate Game Sale nest week, and Xbox owners can save between 40%-50% on over 70 games.
The savings will be applied for both Xbox One and Xbox 360 games, and Xbox Live Gold members can save and extra 10% more.
Some of the games going on sale include: Diablo 3, Dragon Age: Inquisition, Far Cry 4, Mortal Kombat X, Ori and the Blind Forest, Titanfall and more.
The Xbox Ultimate Game Sale runs July 7-13.
Nintendo’s next console, known as the NX, is reportedly coming sooner than we might think.
Digitimes is reporting that major Taiwanese supplier and manufacturer Foxconn has been given the go ahead by Nintendo to start “pilot production” of its next-gen console, the NX. The pilot is due to start as late as this October.
Sources familiar with the matter tell the si ...read more
Sony has announced the PlayStation Plus games that will be available as part of the subscription for this month. While Microsoft has Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag and Gears of War 3 up, Sony has a slightly less memorable set of offerings available.
The Humble Borderlands Bundle has new content available, which is sure to make your inner Claptrap dance.
That was horrible. Apologies. Moving on.
The bundle now contains the following, depending on the spending level you have chosen: