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Chai (Robbie Draymond) and 808 find themselves taken aback by Roquefort's (David Fane) true form in Hi-Fi Rush (2023), Tango Gameworks
May 10, 2024
Following Microsoft’s axing of ‘Hi-Fi Rush’ dev Tango Gameworks, Head of Xbox Matt Booty has declared that the company needs more niche games.
A Grunt (Joseph Staten) stands ready to meet his maker in Halo Infinite (2021), 343 Industries
March 28, 2024
Microsoft gaming CEO Phil Spencer says the recent ABK layoffs were partially needed due to shrinking industry forecasts.
Cortana (Jen Taylor) bids farewell to Master Chief (Steve Downes) in Halo 4 (2012), Microsoft Studios
March 26, 2024
Microsoft’s new ‘inclusion guide’ for devs recommends against designing any female characters with “exaggerated body proportions”.
Fernando Esparza (Nicholas Roye) turns to Master Chief (Bruce Thomas) for hope in Halo Infinite (2021), 343 Industries
January 26, 2024
As part of their recent layoffs, Microsoft has reportedly laid waste to the Xbox divisions behind the console’s physical game releases.
Mauga (John Tui) finds himself near death in Overwatch 2 (2022), Activision Blizzard
January 25, 2024
Microsoft has announced that they will be cutting roughly 8% of their workforce across Activision Blizzard, Xbox, and Zenimax.
July 18, 2023
Microsoft is launching a new moderation program to tackle what they view as a longstanding issue when it comes to multiplayer voice chats.
Layla Ellison (Queen Noveen) studies up in Redfall (2023), Microsoft
May 5, 2023
The backlash from poor reviews of Redfall has been so severe, some are calling for Head of Xbox Phil Spencer to resign.
Master Chief (Bruce Thomas), Cortana (Jennifer Taylor) and Fernando Esparza (Nicholas Roye) look toward their next adventure in the ending to Halo Infinite (2021), 343 Industries
January 19, 2023
Xbox head Phil Spencer believes it’s time for the industry to put away their outrage campaigns and return to making fun games.
Split image of Halo, Golden Axe and Super Mario World box art
November 16, 2022
Launch day titles can make or break a new console release, which is why the most successful launches in history were stacked with winners like these.
November 4, 2022
Head of Xbox Phil Spencer knows “it’s been too long” since Microsoft launched a major first party title; something the company will address.