Tag: Xbox One

Mighty No.9 Kickstarter Ends With Over $4,000,000

  Mighty No.9 devs pop corks of their sparkling grape juice to celebrate their very successful backing of Keji Ifaune’s spiritual successor of Megaman. The Kickstarter campaign ended with more than $4,000,000 and more than 67,000 backers, making it the third highest Kickstarter for a game and the 6th highest kickstarter campaign. The $4,000,000 includes…

Xbox One Will No Longer Require the Kinect to Function

During IGN’s newest Ask Microsoft Anything, where fans submit questions about new features of the Xbox One, Microsoft revealed that the console will still operate without the use of the Kinect.  In fact, when asked if the Xbox One would still function with the Kinect unplugged,  Xbox Corporate Vice President March Whitten replied that: Xbox…

Xbox One’s Game DVR Listed as an Exclusive Xbox Live Gold Member Feature

Currently, the ability to record and upload video game footage using Xbox One’s new “Game DVR” is an exclusive feature for Xbox Live Gold members.  Microsoft confirmed this in both a recent response to One Hit Pixel, concerning the feature’s membership limitations, and on their official Xbox Live features page.  Microsoft stated that, I can…

Self-Publishing on Xbox One Confirmed, Retail Consoles Will Double as Debug Units

Microsoft has confirmed that the Xbox One will allow indie game developers to self-publish their own games.  Microsoft also confirmed that each standard Xbox One console can be used as a “debug unit”, as well as play retail Xbox One games.  A debug unit, like this one for the PS3, is a special, highly expensive…

Microsoft Reveals Xbox One Self-publishing Plans

Microsoft has revealed that all Xbox Ones can operate as development kits, implying self-publishing for indie devs. Reports on this story surfaced throughout the day. It seems that the PS4 will not be the only console to allow indie developers to self-publish on their next-gen console. Microsoft’s Xbox corporate VP Marc Whitten has confirmed that indies will be able…

‘Assassin’s Creed’ Could Have a Modern Setting

The popular Assassin’s Creed series could eventually have a game set in modern times. One of Ubisoft’s flagship franchises, Assassin’s Creed, might possible get a game in the future where setting is ye olde modern times. According to lead writer Darby McDevitt, however, the Assassin’s Creed franchise’s “historical tourism” is one of the series’ biggest draws….