Is Crackdown 3 in the works for Xbox One? During the Next Xbox event a few slides of the new dashboard were shown off to journalists, and one appears to include a cheeky little Easter Egg.
A green orb was spotted in the bottom left corner, which is remarkably like the green orbs found in Crackdown that you hunt while exploring the city. Microsoft plan 15 Xbox One exclusives.
Compulsion Games has put together Contrast, which is a blend of 2D and 3D puzzle platforming, with the switch between the two in the hands of the player as we jump in and out of our own shadow.
We explore the "surreal 1920s dreamscape," in a world full of performance, intrigue, magic and deception. We play as a little girl's imaginary friend as we figure out what's wrong with her family.
THQ auctioned off its properties during its bankruptcy, and now Atari will be doing the same, as it tries to raise $22M to recoup some of its losses.
Yet another scientific study has discovered from its research that violent media "is not a predictor" of violent behavior. In other words, "violent" videogames don't make kids become violent.
Gamers who enjoyed the funky neon 1980's style of Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon can now include it in their Far Cry 3 maps, as Ubisoft has released Mark IV Content Packs on Xbox Live Marketplace and PlayStation Network.
PlayStation 4 gamers can relax, as Activision has confirmed that Call of Duty: Ghosts will be coming to the next-gen Sony console.
Namco has announced that Virtua Fighter's Jacky Bryant and Dead or Alive's Ein will be playable characters for Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate Edition. The characters join Ninja Gaiden's Momoji on the game's roster.
During today's Yahoo chat
with Larry Hryb, aka Major Nelson, it seems that Microsoft is re-evaluating its policies on used games and game sharing, as evident by the very first question posted.
Microsoft will be continuing its Xbox 360 policy of not allowing independent developers to self-publish on the Xbox One on Xbox Live Arcade. They must have a publisher with either Microsoft or a third party company.
Developer Crytek has updated their games product page for Ryse, their Roman-era and Kinect-powered action title. It's revealed that Ryse will be 'exclusive' to the Xbox One, taking full advantage of the new Kinect.
Of course it'll also have all that extra horsepower under the hood for Crytek's CryEngine 3, like support of DirectX 11. They've a countdown for an announcement in 21 days.
Deep Silver has unveiled plans for a Season Pass for 4A Games' Metro: Last Light. Included in the package of upcoming DLC are additions to the storyline, as well as "interesting tools" for fans to explore the game.
The packs will be releasing over the coming summer, with the Faction and Chronicles Packs adding new and original gameplay. There's also a solo challenge for veterans.
While the Xbox One is due for launch this year, Microsoft is yet to unveil any official price points for the next generation hardware. UK retailer Zavvi still thought to have a bash at it though and reckons £399.99.
It seems to be the sort of price range we can expect according to industry sources, but so far Zavvi appears to be the only one putting a price to it. Other retail pre-orders are just reservations.
EA's Frank Gibeau has confirmed that the publisher will be talking about their Star Wars plans during E3. DICE has recently setup a new studio in Los Angeles to tackle the licensing partnership.
They'll be showcasing Battlefield 4, Need for Speed, their EA Sports catalogue as well as a "first look at our plans" for the Star Wars universe. EA is releasing 11 major titles in fiscal 2014.
If there's a reason for gamers not to worry about being able to buy or sell used games without having a fee charged to them, GameStop has provided one, since the videogame retailer has made much of its profits in buying and selling them.
Thief, the next-gen first person skulker coming to PC and PlayStation 4 in 2014, will also unsurprisingly be an Xbox One title, publisher Square Enix and developer Eidos Montreal have confirmed.
The Xbox 360 games may not be able to run on the Xbox One due to incompatibility, but there's nothing stopping gamers from being able to transfer all of their video and music content, Microsoft has announced.
There's been a lot of puzzlement over the attachment of an Xbox Live account to a game, with a fee attached to the game, and Microsoft personnel have tried to explain how it isn't attacking used game sales, when there seems to be indication that it is.
Microsoft has revealed that the Xbox One will allow gamers to pause and save their games at any time, and reload them at a later date, which is a Godsend for players who don't want to have to wait to find a checkpoint if they want to leave the console for a period.
Microsoft has noted that the Friend List limit on the Xbox One will expand from the Xbox 360's 100 friends to 1000 on the Xbox One.
Electronic Arts has announced that Battlefield 4 will be coming to the Xbox One, and will be released on all platforms including PC, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 as well on the 29th October 2013.