Technology

Microsoft Wants To Merge Xbox And Windows Into One Super Gaming Platform

Spencer says that being able to separate software and hardware platforms from each other will enable the industry to "see more hardware innovation in the console space than we've ever seen". The idea is to create a unified developer framework so that applications run across all Microsoft devices, whether they be smartphones, the Xbox One , Windows 10 PCs or tablets.

Technology

The Division Holds the Line With Its Launch Trailer

With basic services failing left and right, society collapses entirely and is taken over by criminals and gangs (and of course, they're brutal and sadistic and have no families or loved ones, because they're the bad guys you're going to shoot in the face).

Technology

Microsoft Launches Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection

This would not only help with backward compatibility of games, but it might also prevent owners jumping ship to a different platform when there's a new console release from a competitor. The other three ads highlight individual Windows 10 PC features, including Cortana, Inking, and Hello. Last October, Scott Cunningham, senior VP-technology and ad operations at the Interactive Advertising Bureau said: "As a technologist, tasked with delivering content and services to users, we lost track of ...

Technology

Infinity Ward's new Call of Duty set for E3 2016 gameplay debut

While the announcement from Activision now marks two major video game publishers choosing to skip E3 2016's show floor, the opinion of the show among industry veterans still seems to be split. However, Activision is hosting the Call of Duty Championship this fall as the conclusion to the first season of the Call of Duty World League, along with a community event giving fans "insight and access to the world of Call of Duty ".

Technology

Microsoft to Unify Xbox One, PC Gaming

Then three years later Microsoft doubled down on the Kinect with the Xbox One and got the same response from consumers. In the future, Xbox One and new Xbox consoles might see hardware updates that allow people to upgrade to a more powerful system or still play the latest games on their current console, much like a PC.

Technology

Microsoft Wants to Turn the Xbox One into a PC or Smartphone

The major flaw with generational hardware, Spencer explained, is that "Hardware locks our software and our platforms together at the beginning of the generation". Purchase Xbox 360 Backward Compatible games directly from the Xbox One . Will the benefits on the screen be worth the price of the hardware upgrades? And there's no plans to mess with that winning formula.