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Xbox’s Phil Spencer Explains Banjo-Kazooie in “Smash Bros.”

While it’s not exactly hell freezing over, the bear-bird combo of Banjo-Kazooie’s inclusion in Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for the Switch was easily one of the most shocking moments of the 2019 E3 during the company’s presentation. Banjo-Kazooie was originally an Nintendo 64 title developed by Rare when Nintendo still had major stake in […]

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Xbox’s Phil Spencer Wants Xbox Game Pass on Every Device

Would you like to have access to Xbox Game Pass on pretty much every device you own? That’s a dream Xbox’s Phil Spencer has in mind for the future. Spencer was recently quoted in an interview with Geek Wire, talking about the progression of the program being put on the Switch and mobile devices, and the […]

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Xbox’s Phil Spencer Has Tried Crackdown 3, Comments on the Progress

In case you’re just a little bit curious about how Crackdown 3 is coming along, Xbox’s Phil Spencer has the answer for you. Someone hit Spencer up on Twitter, giving him grief about how they’d really like to be playing the game right now. For a quick response, Spencer gave him an update that we haven’t […]

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The Next Xbox Will Focus on Framerates and Download Times

If you’re already over next-generation console talk, don’t worry, you’re not alone. But there are people keeping tabs on what the next Xbox and PlayStation will be like. So as we get closer to whatever official announcement or reveal there may be at E3 2019 from either side, we’re now getting bits and pieces about […]

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Xbox’s Phil Spencer Says Fifteen New Titles Will Be Announced This Week

Well, it looks like Xbox is planning to have more than just your standard eventful press conference this week at E3 as a little news dropped before the event. This evening, before the big event kicks off tomorrow afternoon, Xbox’s Phil Spencer dropped a tweet that hinted toward the kind of announcements they would be […]


Xbox Boss Says it’s Unlikely We Will See a First Party Battle Royale Game

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has said it is unlikely that Microsoft first party games will be trying to hop on the genre bandwagon. It feels like after this upcoming E3, we might be reaching critical mass when it comes to battle royale. The expectation is that to jump onto the Fortnite and PUBG bandwagon, we […]

Former Crystal Dynamics Head Darrell Gallagher Moves to Microsoft Studios

Former head of Tomb Raider developer Crystal Dynamics, Darrell Gallagher has left the company to join Microsoft Studios’ executive leadership. The announcement came by way of Microsoft’s Matt Booty on Twitter. Booty’s announcement also hinted that we’ll find more about what Microsoft Studios is up to at E3, likely as part of the Xbox press briefing on June 10, […]


Peter Molyneux Reacts to Rumors of a New Fable Game

Microsoft reportedly has Forza Horizon developer Playground Games working on a new Fable game, and 22Cans designer and Fable creator Peter Molyneux spoke with IGN about what he’d like to see from the newest game in the series. Molyneux left Microsoft and Lionhead Games, the original Fable studio, back in 2012 after Fable: The Journey. He then joined up with […]

Microsoft’s Phil Spencer Says Fable Has “A Lot Of Places It Can Go”

Some fans took to twitter to ask Microsoft’s Phil Spencer whether or not we would be getting the fourth installment of the Fable franchise anytime soon. While Spencer confirmed that there is nothing to announce just yet, he did tease that we probably be seeing Fable again. Eventually. Nothing to announce right now but I do think the […]

Project Scorpio Dev Kit And Inner Hardware Details Revealed

Yesterday, Gamasutra had a quick interview with Xbox’s head honcho Phil Spencer to talk about the Scorpio, and we got some interesting details, including this picture of the dev kit version of Project Scorpio. First off, take a look at this thing. Yeah, we know, not the final product. But… if this is even close to the rough design, then just […]

Microsoft Says First-Party Games Are Critical To The Launch Of Project Scorpio

Microsoft plans to launch their updated Xbox console, named Project Scorpio, this holdiay season. All Xbox One games will be playable on the new console and Xbox head Phil Spencer recently stressed that he believes it is critical for Microsoft’s first-party games to be ready for the system’s launch. “Having our [first-party] games ready for Scorpio […]

Microsoft Wants To Be First In Line At E3 With “Scorpio”

In an interview with IGN today, Xbox’s leading boss Phil Spencer shared a little bit of news that’s both telling of the company and what they have coming. Xbox’s E3 press conference will now take place on Sunday, June 11 at 2pm (PST), making it the first press conference to lead the event before all […]

Xbox Head Says That Those Fighting Console Wars ‘Aren’t Real Gamers’

Phil Spencer, head of Xbox has been somewhat of a revolution at Microsoft, at least in terms of public perception. The head of the division has refocused the brand in a big way after a disastrous launch and brought the gaze entirely back to the games on the platform. In the past he has talked […]

Phil Spencer Reveals Xbox Has Tried To Get The Rights To GoldenEye Many Times

When Rare Replay launched earlier this year, there was a title quite obviously missing from the collection and it’s arguably one of the most important in Rare’s history. Indeed, GoldenEye didn’t make its way to the collection, and that is thanks to a pretty complicated rights situation between Nintendo and Activision. It wasn’t for the lack […]

Phil Spencer Clarifies Comments Made About Sony The Other Day

A few days ago, Xbox boss Phil Spencer made some pretty candid remarks about the Xbox One’s current standing in the market. In short he said that he felt he was still trying to rectify the damage done by the console’s bungled reveal with his interest in regaining gamer trust as opposed to beating Sony […]