All News tagged with 'Xbox Studios'

Crash Bandicoot dev splits from Activision, exploring "possible" partnership with Xbox
Elder Scrolls 6 might not be an Xbox exclusive

Every Bethesda game since the Xbox acquisition has been an Xbox exclusive, but Microsoft still won't say if The Elder Scrolls 6 will be a team green exclusive.

Posted 9 months ago by Ian Stokes 78

Sorry, Halo, it's time for you to go

Once a genre-defining gaming superpower, the Halo series feels like it has been treading water in recent years... should Microsoft let its flagship franchise die with dignity rather than trying to force it to remain relevant?

Posted 1 year ago by Luke Albigés 272

New Gears of War game in development, job listing suggests
Founder and studio head Shinji Mikami to leave Tango Gameworks
Microsoft layoffs hit multiple Xbox Game Studios
Microsoft layoffs hit multiple Xbox Game Studios

Multiple Xbox Game Studios, including 343 Industries, Bethesda, and The Coalition, have been hit with layoffs following Microsoft's announcement that it was cutting 10,000 jobs.

Posted 1 year ago by Sean Carey 31

Kao the Kangaroo roadmap promises achievement fixes
Kao the Kangaroo roadmap promises achievement fixes

Kao the Kangaroo currently has two unobtainable achievements, but it looks as though the devs are prepared to handle these, with the game's latest roadmap promising to bring achievement fixes.

Posted 1 year ago by Heidi Nicholas 8

Xbox Game Studios Spotlight: Undead Labs

Undead Labs is a studio that loves killing zombies so much that it ensured that the living dead is baked into its persona. We've had two zombie-centric State of Decay games from the studio so far, but how does it rank?

Posted 2 years ago by Tom West 20

Xbox boss Phil Spencer comments on Starfield and Redfall delays

If you somehow missed it, Starfield and Redfall have been delayed to the first half of 2023. Xbox boss Phil Spencer has now commented on these delays, saying that Xbox Game Studios must "work better to meet expectations."

Posted 2 years ago by Sean Carey 66

Xbox Game Studios Spotlight: Bethesda Game Studios

Xbox Game Studios now has a couple of the world's biggest RPGs in its portfolio, all thanks to Bethesda Game Studios and the goliath franchises it's been nurturing since its inception in 1986 — The Elder Scrolls and Fallout.

Posted 2 years ago by Tom West 50

Xbox Game Studios Spotlight: Compulsion Games

Xbox Game Studios Compulsion describes itself as a small studio in a big industry. See how the We Happy Few developer ranks, its history, projects, and how many achievements you've unlocked!

Posted 2 years ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 29

Xbox Game Studios Spotlight: ZeniMax Online Studios

Our Xbox Game Studios Spotlight this week is looking at ZeniMax Online Studios, a developer with only one title in its portfolio: The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited, and two games that it helped with.

Posted 2 years ago by Tom West 20

Xbox Game Studios Spotlight: Arkane Studios

This Xbox Game Studio Spotlight is about the Arkane Studios in Lyon, France, and Austin, Texas, that have been making a unique brand of game. See how the dev ranks, its history, projects, and how many achievements you've unlocked!

Posted 2 years ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 24

Xbox Game Studios Spotlight: Mojang Studios

In this Xbox Game Studio Spotlight, the Minecraft developers and brand caretaker — Mojang Studios — is going under the microscope. See how the dev ranks, its history, projects, and how many achievements you've unlocked!

Posted 2 years ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 23

Xbox Game Studios Spotlight: Roundhouse Studios

In this Xbox Game Studio Spotlight, we are looking at the very strange 'new' team under Bethesda Game Studios, called Roundhouse Studios. See the devs' early history, new projects, and latest news!

Posted 2 years ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 12

Minecraft "Caves & Cliffs: Part II" update drops on November 30th

For Minecraft alumni, this update has been waiting in the chest since June. The Caves & Cliffs: Part II major update is now just around the creepy, dank cave tunnel, Mojang revealed — primed to drop on November 30th.

Posted 2 years ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 25

Xbox Game Studios Spotlight: Playground Games

In our latest Xbox Game Studio Spotlight, we're casting a keen eye on the developers of the superb Forza Horizon series and the studio that's been trusted with the new Fable title, Playground Games.

Posted 2 years ago by Sean Carey 42

Xbox Game Studios Spotlight: The Initative

In this Xbox Game Studio Spotlight, we are taking a sneak peek at The Initiative. The Santa Monica-based team are a new batch of talent working on their first project. See the devs' early history, new projects, and latest news!

Posted 2 years ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 9

Xbox Game Studios Spotlight: Alpha Dog Games

In this Xbox Game Studio Spotlight, we are covering Alpha Dog, the little known mobile developer out of Nova Scotia which has been tasked with bringing big IP to the small screen. See how the dev ranks, its history, and projects!

Posted 2 years ago by Kes Eylers-Stephenson 15

Xbox Game Studios Spotlight: Ninja Theory

In this week's Xbox Game Studio Spotlight, we're looking at Ninja Theory, developers of the superb Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice, DmC: Devil May Cry, Enslaved: Odyssey to the West, and more.

Posted 2 years ago by Sean Carey 41

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