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February 29, 2012

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Microsoft Flight takes off today

Flight sim fans can take ot the skies from today Microsoft Flight has finally been released. The game is available for download from for free where budding pilots can enjoy the island of Hawaii and test…

February 6, 2012

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Microsoft Flight gets release date

Microsoft’s free flight sim Microsoft Flight has been given a release date this afternoon. The new sim will be taking to the skies on 29 February and it’s free to download when it launches. The…

January 26, 2012

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Microsoft Flight will include 16 player multiplayer

Joshua Howard, executive producer on Microsoft Flight, has confirmed that the game/simulator/girlfriend-evictor will include “multiplayer matches” of up to 16 players.  According to Howard, “players can team up with friends in the LIVE community to…

December 2, 2011

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Microsoft Flight prepares for beta takeoff

Microsoft is returning to the realm of flight simulators with Microsoft Flight, a slightly shorter title than previous efforts, but a game that’s looking just as flight-ey as ever. Of course, I don’t know this…

July 18, 2011

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Orcs Must Die! coming this summer, published by Microsoft

Robot Entertainment have announced that their castle-defence/orc slaughter sim Orcs Must Die! will be published by Microsoft Studios “this summer”. Although originally touted as coming to ‘consoles’, this announcement rules out a PS3 release. Instead,…

May 12, 2011

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Microsoft back GAMEfest

Earlier this year, retailer GAME announced they would be launching their own gaming event called GAMEfest and today they revealed their first major sponsor. Set to run between 16-18 September at the Birmingham NEC, GAMEfest…

May 3, 2011

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Microsoft’s entertainment division grows 60%

Quarterly financial results ending 31 March shows massive upswing in sales revenue. Microsoft’s financial results paint a pretty picture for its Entertainment and Devices division, which includes Microsoft Games Studios and Windows Phone 7.  For…

March 4, 2011

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Darwinia creators unlikely to work with Microsoft again

Defcon, Darwinia and Multiwinia devs, Introversion, say that it will probably not work with Microsoft again via XBLA. “Do we regret working with Microsoft?” said Introversion’s Mark Morris, speaking at GDC. “No, but it’s unlikely we’ll…

March 1, 2011

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Team Meat Has Beef With Microsoft

Team Meat, the duo behind Super Meat Boy, had a few choice words about Microsoft’s marketing and promotional support for their title at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco. According to Eurogamer, Tommy Refenes…

January 7, 2011

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Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer Teases Kinect For PC

Speaking to the BBC at the Consumer Electronics Show, Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer has strongly hinted at future support for Kinect on the PC. The important exchange occurs at 1.50 in the video, when the BBC’s…

December 28, 2010

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World of Warcraft on Microsoft’s Kinect

Since the Kinect was opened up by boffins to work with PC titles, and we know that Microsoft is looking to get the Kinect onto the PC, it’s always interesting to see what is being…

December 23, 2010

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Microsoft To Relaunch PC Gaming With Windows 8

Microsoft is to use Windows 8 to ‘relaunch itself at the forefront of PC gaming,’ claims a new report. The US computer giant recently hired the founder of computer brand Voodoo PC Rahul Sood, a…

December 14, 2010

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Microsoft To Unveil iPad Rivals

Microsoft is planning to announce a number of devices from third-party manufacturers that will rival the Apple iPad next month. Boss Steve Ballmer is expected to unveil the new tablets at the 2011 Consumer Electronics…

November 22, 2010

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Microsoft Bans Black Ops Swastika Due To ‘Respect’

Microsoft, who have announced they will ban any online COD: Black Ops user who uses a Nazi Swastika to personalise their badge, has given reasons why it came to the decision. Posting the response, Xbox…