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Go big or go home: Microsoft reveals Project Scorpio’s insane tech specs

Microsoft’s Xbox division have never been ones to shy away from a good boast. When they claimed last year that their forthcoming console, codenamed Project Scorpio, would be the most powerful ever made, it was all too easy for us in the gaming press to arch a skeptical eyebrow. We’re happy to admit when we were wrong however. In an exclusive with EuroGamer’s Digital Foundry, Microsoft have revealed the scope of Scorpio’s capabilities and, holy crap, they aren’t playing around. Continue reading Go big or go home: Microsoft reveals Project Scorpio’s insane tech specs

Gone Before Their Time: The Video Games That Never Made It – Part III

In our last two installments, we explored a slew of major franchises with promising games abandoned before they ever saw the light of day. From the enigmatic ambition of Peter Molyneux’s Fable franchise, to the never realised depths of the Pirates of the Caribbean games, it’s clear that even the most popular franchise often suffer huge losses. This time, we’re focusing in on something a little bit different. In the wake of successful 3D platformers like Crash Bandicoot and Spyro the Dragon on the Playstation, and Super Mario 64 and Conker’s Bad Fur Day on the Nintendo 64, developers of the early 2000’s began to focus on crafting bright, colourful platformers featuring a wide array of cute characters. Some franchises had more success than others, but throughout this period, there were several 3D platform games with great ideas and a lot of heart, but not enough to keep them from the chopping block. What follows is a collection of our favourites, each with their own unique appeal. Continue reading Gone Before Their Time: The Video Games That Never Made It – Part III

More Details Revealed About XBOX FANFEST: Sydney 2016

Xbox has announced some exciting new information about Xbox FanFest: Sydney 2016. If you are one of the lucky 250 free ticket holders, you will get to experience a host of interactive experiences, meet and greet with industry developers and score some cool Xbox swag. Continue reading More Details Revealed About XBOX FANFEST: Sydney 2016

Xbox FanFest is making its way to Sydney this month

Xbox is bringing its wildly popular open house fan event to our shores. Xbox FanFest: Sydney 2016 will give Australian Xbox fans with the chance to check out some of Xbox’s most anticipated titles, such as Forza Horizon 3 and Gears of War 4. Continue reading Xbox FanFest is making its way to Sydney this month

Microsoft withdraws Gamescom press conference, will host external fan event instead

Microsoft has announced it will be holding an Xbox fan event in the midst of the Gamescom 2016 conference, rather than moving forward with its usual press briefing. The new event will allow fans to get some hands-on time with a number of the Xbox One’s most anticipated future releases. Continue reading Microsoft withdraws Gamescom press conference, will host external fan event instead

Microsoft produces one-millionth Xbox One Elite Controller

Head of Xbox Phil Spencer has announced the production of the one millionth Xbox One Elite Controller this week. This is a pretty significant milestone considering how hard it was to find the AU$199 controller last year due to surprisingly high demand. Continue reading Microsoft produces one-millionth Xbox One Elite Controller