Next Up Hero Available Now on Xbox One and Xbox Game Pass

Hello, heroes! Our new game Next Up Hero launches today on Xbox One and Game Pass, and for those of you jumping in for the first time, we have words of wisdom to guide you on your journey. First thing’s first. You’re going to die. A lot. This game is meant to be hard, like old-school quarter-muncher hard. That’s because every time you die, you leave behind an Echo. These Echoes are like AI followers who can be raised again by other players, and they will help take out enemies for you. Combinations of Echoes can also be used to…

New Preview Beta, Delta and Omega Rings 1806 System Update – 6/28/18

Starting at 6:00 p.m. PDT today, members of the Xbox One Preview Beta, Delta and Omega Rings will begin receiving the latest Xbox One system update (1806.180626-1359). Read on for more about the fixes and known issues in the latest 1806 system update. Fixes:   FastStart The installation progress UI now accurately reflects the actual install progress of the FastStart title. Notifications Users will see the new follower toasts, but will not be able to see them in action center per design.   Known Issues:   Groups You may see issues with Groups if you frequently switch between your non-Preview…

Prison Run and Gun | Quick Gameplay Peek [video]

It’s high time we got back to helping you find all the hidden indie gems out there. So, today we did a little QGP (Quick Gameplay Peek) for Prison Run and Gun. Check out the video; it’s just a short showcase of the game’s core mechanics and style. Prison Run and Gun | Gameplay Breakdown Prison […]

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E3 2018: Ori and the Will of the Wisps Hands-on Experience

The successor to Ori and the Blind Forest seamlessly follows the 2015 fairy tale platformer, a challenging and highly rousing Xbox One game under an enchanting cover that amazes us right from the start. It is a wonderful painting of orange and red that comes to life on a dozen screens on the stage of the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles at E3 2018. In addition to countless other new Xbox One titles, a level of Ori and the Will of the Wisps was playable after the Xbox E3 2018 Briefing concluded and it only took us a few moments…

Online FPS Warface is Coming Soon to Xbox One

Dear friends! We’re thrilled to announce that the critically-acclaimed online free-to-play FPS Warface is well on its way to Xbox! Welcome to a massive community with millions of fans all over the world and get ready for a fight! How did we earn this recognition? There’s no universal answer, as each individual player finds their share of fun in this dynamic and action-packed shooter. For example, a large share of our community is inseparable from PVE content: you can always embark on a short co-op mission or launch a full-scale raid against the devouring hordes controlled by a cunning AI….

The Sims 4 Cats & Dogs Arriving on Xbox One July 31

Get ready for some furballs, because something new is coming to Xbox One. It’s The Sims 4 Cats & Dogs expansion pack and it will be available July 31, 2018! In this pack, you’ll get the Create-A-Pet tool, a new world, and the tools to make your Sims’ households complete with furry friends. And, if you want to create other kinds of animals, keep reading to find out how to hack this pack! The Create-A-Pet tool makes customizing your dogs and cats easy. You can choose and modify their coloring and breed, and even mix breeds to make something totally…

Owlchemy explores the future of room-scale VR interaction design at XRDC!

Virtual reality game makers have done some remarkable work in the past few years, and now that so many have learned so much about the idiosyncracies of making a great VR game, it’s time to ask: what’s next? You’ll get some great answers at XRDC in San Francisco this October, where experts and innovators like the […]

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