Microsoft Premieres World’s Most Powerful Console Xbox One X

LOS ANGELES, June 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Sunday marked a milestone Xbox E3 Briefing as Microsoft Corp. unveiled the world’s most powerful console, Xbox One X (formerly code-named “Project Scorpio”) and its largest and most diverse games lineup in E3 history. Broadcast for the first time in 4K UHD on Mixer, Xbox showcased a record 42 games in its briefing including 22 with console exclusivity from creators large and small. Coming to all Xbox One markets starting Nov. 7, Xbox One X will retail for $499, 449 pounds, 499 euros, CA$599 and AU$649.1 read more

GHOST INVASION HoloLens-Based Gaming Experience Arrives in Time for Halloween

New HoloLens-Based Gaming Experience Arrives in Time for Halloween

New York, NY October 24, 2016Appetizer Mobile, an award-winning app development firm, announced today the launch of its exciting new game, Ghost Invasion. The gaming experience is personalized to each player’s physical location and Ghost Invasion offers a mixed reality first-person shooter scenario where the object is to survive a supernatural influx of creepy ghosts. Appetizer Mobile specializes in developing cutting-edge apps and games. The company is a leader in the space and is one of the first developers in the U.S. to produce one of the first 100 apps released for HoloLens. read more

Minecraft will Officially Enter China on Mobile and PC via NetEase

GUANGZHOU, China — Soon Chinese Minecraft fans will be able to create and explore their very own worlds limited only by their imaginations. Microsoft, Mojang and NetEase, Inc. today announced a five-year exclusive agreement to license Mojang’s Minecraft mobile and PC editions to a NetEase, Inc. affiliate in mainland China. As part of the agreement, Mojang will develop a version of Minecraft tailored for the Chinese market and release it in partnership with NetEase. Minecraft is a world-renowned sandbox game that enables players to adventure in uncharted realms, collect resources and build in an infinite world. read more

Two Beloved Video Game Franchises Collide in Super Mario Mash-Up Pack for Minecraft: Wii U Edition

Free Super Mario-Themed Game Update Available Only on Minecraft: Wii U Edition on May 17

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– In a match made in block-shaped heaven, Nintendo is partnering with Mojang and Microsoft to bring the imaginative worlds of the Super Mario series and Minecraft together. For the first time ever, players will be able to fend off blocky Hammer Bros. and Dry Bones the same way they do Creepers and Zombies. read more