Few franchises approach the same level of destructibility and gunfire as the Battlefield games. This primarily PC-centric series has been one of the highlights of multiplayer gaming every year a new title is released, although those limited to consoles haven’t been able to enjoy the full Battlefield experience until now. Thanks to the release of two new, powerful consoles, Battlefield 4 is finally as fully-featured as it has been on PC for years, complete with some pleasant and unexpected improvements.
Microsoft’s Project Spark has its roots in an oft-forgotten initiative on Xbox 360: Kodu Game Lab. Like Kodu, Project Spark is a simplified, console-based programming tool, and the two share many basic tenets. Spark, though, is a much more fully-formed and robust package, allowing for both intricate, professional-feeling games and easily-created amateur sandbox environments. READ MORE
Microsoft’s E3 2013 press event was, as promised, focused almost entirely on games. From console exclusives to a large line-up of third-party support, find out about everything Microsoft demonstrated at its media briefing.
At its midday event in Seattle, Microsoft finally announced its long-rumored console, slated for a worldwide release later this year. Dubbed the Xbox One, it sports a bundled new Kinect, TV features and more. For the full list of announced features, check past the break. READ MORE
This week we have a round-up of all the rumors we’ve covered on Microsoft’s mysterious new console, along with a few new ones. And we’ll have results later today! UPDATED: The results are in!