Microsoft Studios Archive

  • E3 2014: Forza Horizon 2 Revs Up for an Xbox One Open World Road Trip to Remember

    E3 2014: Forza Horizon 2 Revs Up for an Xbox One Open World Road Trip to Remember

    Forza Horizon‘s back, souped up with Xbox One horsepower for an open world racing experience like no other. Fueled by the Forza 5 engine, Forza Horizon 2 has more than 200 cars rendered in immaculate detail at 1080p, dynamic real-time weather and day/night cycles, seamless […]

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  • E3 2014: Fable Legends ‘All For One or One Takes All’ Multiplayer Beta Begins this Fall

    E3 2014: Fable Legends ‘All For One or One Takes All’ Multiplayer Beta Begins this Fall

    Lionhead’s taking the Fable franchise in a bold new direction with Xbox One exclusive Legends, a cooperative 4-player action-RPG powered by Unreal Engine 4. (Don’t worry, it’ll be playable offline with AI filling in the open hero slots.) Of course, the main new wrinkle highlighted […]

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  • E3 2014: Sunset Overdrive’s Rolling Into E3 in a Mutant-Adorned Monstrosity of a Bus

    E3 2014: Sunset Overdrive’s Rolling Into E3 in a Mutant-Adorned Monstrosity of a Bus

    Xbox One exclusive Sunset Overdrive is sure to be one of the centerpiece games of Microsoft’s E3-opening press conference tomorrow, aside from any Halo appearances or surprise titles that have not yet been announced. Insomniac Games will be exploding all the rules by rolling into […]

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  • Catch an Updated Look at Capy’s Xbox One Indies Below and Super Time Force

    Catch an Updated Look at Capy’s Xbox One Indies Below and Super Time Force

    In addition to the originally planned Xbox Live Arcade release for Xbox 360, Capybara Games has confirmed that retro-tastic run’n gun action-platformer Super Time Force will now also launch on Xbox One, joining the indie studio’s previously revealed roguelike, Below. The only downside here is […]

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  • Halo: Spartan Assault Coming Home for the Holidays on Xbox One and Xbox 360

    Halo: Spartan Assault Coming Home for the Holidays on Xbox One and Xbox 360

    No shocker here: Halo: Spartan Assault, that top-down twin-stick shooter released over the summer on Windows 8 PCs, phones, and tablets, is jumping over to consoles in time for Christmas. The Xbox One and Xbox 360 versions of Halo: Spartan Assault will be released via […]

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  • Review: Charlie Murder

    Review: Charlie Murder

    It might have been when I first picked up a disembodied head and hurled it like a baseball to take out that screaming ninja chugging beer at the bar. Or maybe it was when I face-stomped the zombie pirate, or when my hulk-sized drummer—you can […]

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  • Crimson Dragon Takes Flight on Xbox One Launch Day

    Crimson Dragon Takes Flight on Xbox One Launch Day

    Scheduled for a November 22nd Day One takeoff, Crimson Dragon to me is looking more and more like the standout exclusive gem of the Xbox One launch lineup, even though it will in all likelihood become lost and forgotten about in the hype of all […]

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  • Capy Reveals More of What Lies <em>Below</em>

    Capy Reveals More of What Lies Below

    A new and even more immersive and atmospheric trailer for Xbox One indie roguelike and Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery successor, Below, has been released today, offering a first glimpse at the malevolent Darkness our brave, dungeon-diving hero is up against. I’m not big on doing […]

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  • Ryse, Dead Rising 3, Forza 5 & Kinect Sports Rivals Offer “Day One” Bonus Content

    Ryse, Dead Rising 3, Forza 5 & Kinect Sports Rivals Offer “Day One” Bonus Content

    Similar to the Day One bundle being offered in limited quantities for the Xbox One itself, four of the console’s headline launch titles are available for pre-order with Day One Edition bonus content, including things like extra maps and special gear. You’ll find details about […]

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  • Crimson Dragon Flies Next-Gen Skies on Xbox One

    Crimson Dragon Flies Next-Gen Skies on Xbox One

    The name Crimson Dragon should sound familiar, especially to fans of the Panzer Dragoon series. It was first announced a couple years back under the working title Project Draco, and it was hyped up to be a major Kinect-exclusive showpiece. But ultimately Crimson Dragon never […]

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