Ninja reportedly got paid between R290 million and R430 million by Microsoft to leave Amazon's Twitch streaming service

2020-01-28 11:16

Tyler "Ninja" Blevins reportedly enjoyed a $20 million (R290 million) to $30 million (R430 million) payday on his exclusivity deal with Microsoft. Not too shabby!

The PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X are both scheduled to arrive in 2020. Here's how they stack up.

2019-12-15 10:35

By this time next year, a new PlayStation and a new Xbox will have launched. But which one is right for you?

Making it in SA’s gaming development industry

2019-10-15 17:37

South Africa’s video games industry is witnessing a strong growth trajectory, with some titles making it onto the international market. But creators are decrying regulatory hurdles, offering their two cents on how to crack the code.

Microsoft's massive online gaming service, Xbox Live, was down for millions of people

2019-08-29 11:09

On Wednesday afternoon, core components of Microsoft's Xbox Live service went offline, making it impossible for many to sign in.

Xbox users beware: Microsoft may have listened to your conversations

2019-08-22 13:30

Microsoft confirmed to Motherboard that it no longer listens to the Xbox audio recordings.

Forget the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One — at least 10 major games are already being made for 'next-generation' game consoles

2019-06-25 13:26

In 2020, new PlayStation and Xbox consoles are expected from Sony and Microsoft. And we already know about at least a few games on the way.

Inside Microsoft's ambitious plan to build the future of Xbox, from a Netflix-style gaming service with blockbuster games to brand-new consoles

2019-06-19 10:52

Microsoft just laid out plans for the future of the Xbox at a massive press conference. We spoke with Xbox leader Phil Spencer immediately afterward.

A huge new 'Avengers' video game is in the works, and it looks gorgeous — check out our first look

2019-06-11 10:35

After years of blockbuster "Avengers" movies, Marvel's superheroes are finally getting an equally huge video game. See it in action right here.

Microsoft says the next Xbox will arrive late next year, and it'll have faster loading times and incredible graphics hardware

2019-06-10 11:23

Microsoft just detailed its next Xbox game console, which is scheduled to arrive in 2020. Here's everything we know so far.

A new, free 'Minecraft' game was just revealed, and it takes major cues from the wildly popular 'Pokémon Go' phenomenon

2019-05-18 14:53

Like "Pokémon Go" before it, "Minecraft Earth" is a free-to-play, smartphone-only game that's intended to get players exploring the world around them.


Video game sales are down in 2019 as the industry prepares for the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, but that didn't stop this year's best-sellers from setting new records

2019-12-16 21:04

The video game industry is already looking forward to 2020, but 2019 delivered a few big time blockbusters, from the new "Call of Duty" to "NBA 2K20."

Microsoft's Xbox streaming app isn't official yet, but it's already way better than Google's new video game service

2019-11-25 12:02

Microsoft's Project xCloud is offering twice as many games as Google Stadia during a free test period, and it works on way more phones too.

The Nintendo Switch is getting one of the world's most popular games: 'Overwatch'

2019-09-05 18:28

The news was officially announced on Wednesday afternoon during a YouTube news broadcast from Nintendo, named Nintendo Direct.

A ton of gorgeous new trailers for major upcoming games just arrived — here are the 10 best ones

2019-08-25 16:27

Whether you're looking forward to "Gears 5," "Death Stranding," or "NBA 2K20," there's something new for you to see this week.

The 8 biggest tech disappointments in 2019 so far, from foldable smartphones to Apple's cancelled AirPower

2019-07-28 20:57

From "Anthem" to LG's rollable TV, it's been a banner year so far for letdowns in the world of technology.

The video game industry is facing government scrutiny over loot boxes, and the most powerful leaders in gaming are divided over what to do

2019-06-25 11:17

Between outcry from players and potential federal regulation, the video game industry is facing a major challenge with the concept of loot boxes.

The next Xbox is scheduled to arrive in 'holiday 2020' — here are the 5 most important things we just learned about 'Project Scarlett'

2019-06-11 13:03

Microsoft's next Xbox, code-named Project Scarlett, is scheduled to arrive in "holiday 2020." But we already know a lot about what to expect.

From a new Xbox to the next 'Halo' game, here's everything that Xbox announced during the biggest gaming event of the year

2019-06-10 16:29

"Halo Infinite," Project Scarlett, and a surprise appearance from Keanu Reeves were the highlights of Microsoft's E3 presentation.

The writer of 'Game of Thrones' is making a new video game, and it's called 'Elden Ring'

2019-06-10 05:45

The writer of "Game of Thrones" and the creator of the beloved "Dark Souls" franchise are teaming up for "Elden Ring," a new fantasy game.

Microsoft just teased a futuristic new way to play 'Minecraft'

2019-05-07 15:02

What if the line between reality and "Minecraft" didn't exist? Microsoft aims to answer that question with a new tease.

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