Microsoft held a large 2-hour briefing on October 26th to show off some of their new technologies. Aside from the huge news on the Surface branding, gamers and virtual reality enthusiasts benefited from several bits of news coming over the next handful of months.
Get ready, gearheads! Forza Horizon 3 demo is coming for the Xbox One!
The Xbox One has already seen a few different versions, the first noteworthy change was the release of the Elite system with a hybrid drive and the impressive Elite controller. As leaks swirled about the net, we learned that the next Xbox system will be the Xbox One Slim, following a trend that the 360 started with its slim line and later the E Model. Following Microsoft’s live press event, ...[Read More]
It has been seven years since Halo Wars came out. Many fans loved it, but a sequel was put on the backburner for years. Last year, we were teased, this year we are shown. Meet Halo Wars 2.
When it happens once, it can be called a mistake. When it happens twice, we can chalk it up to bad luck. When it becomes just about every month… well, people start to wonder. It seems Microsoft has done it again, and leaked the next Games With Gold title. A screenshot leaked onto the internet has revealed that the next free title from Microsoft will be Defense Grid 2, a pretty cool tower ...[Read More]
Speculation has been drifting around about a “new” Xbox One, a la PS4.5 from Sony. Phil Spencer even mentioned the possibility of having a PC-esque Xbox One that will allow component upgrades over time, so the life span is prolonged. Well, earlier this week we may have gotten a look at a couple of new things. NeoGAF user “ekim” did some digging and noticed two new FCC IDs f...[Read More]
On Monday, Microsoft revealed that one if its initiatives was to allow Xbox Live to support Cross-Network play. It will begin with Rocket League on Xbox One and PC, and they claim news about other platforms will be coming in the future.
With the Xbox Briefing going live within the next hour we here at Marooners’ Rock will be updating this page live with announcements and the trailers as they go live. Stay tuned to this page for up-to-date information and videos. Until then let’s wonder what Microsoft will announce for current and next-gen consoles.
Today, Razer is pleased to announce that a suite of products for the Xbox One coming to a gamer near you. These products include controllers, arcade sticks and more, which is pretty awesome news to find out. At this time we’ve seen very few companies team up with Microsoft. I own the Razer Atrox so you can expect quality in the end to by top notch. You’ll see a review of my Razer Atrox soon on the...[Read More]
There have been a lot of rumors, many contradictory, swirling around the Internet about the as yet unannounced successor to Microsoft’s Xbox 360 console. You may have heard the names Xbox 720 and Nextbox connected to this maelstrom of malarkey. Hatred and praise for this still imaginary device have been flung, dare I say, willy-nilly (pardon my language). Everyone has something to say on the...[Read More]
Did you grow up playing the game Killer Instinct? Who didn’t own that game when growing up? Well as many of you know Rare happened to create the game during the 90’s. Rare has said on more than one occasion they’d love to create another Killer Instinct game for Xbox 360 but what was stopping them?
When it comes to Microsoft, I’ll admit I’m a huge fan of what they bring to the table. Today, Microsoft brings lots of new things to Xbox, and here is the big round-up of what has been announced. Below will include some small details and personal thoughts along with videos to each game. Enjoy, and while you’re at it, give a comment below on your thoughts towards these major annou...[Read More]