Tagged: Phil Spencer

It's been a running criticism that Microsoft doesn't have the killer 1st party lineup or the exclusives they once had.  This is very true in a lot of aspects where Halo and Gears would run shop over most lineups.  Now with console makers having a wide variety of studios and exclusives, Microsoft has to catch up.  Luckily for Xbox fans, Microsoft is doing just that. Xbox head Phil Spencer in an interview with Bloomberg had this to say about the topic: "We need to grow, and I look forward to doing that," Spencer remarks. "Our ability to go create content ... Read More »
This morning, Phil Spencer announced via Twitter that Xbox One X Pre-Orders should be available soon: https://twitter.com/XboxP3/status/889343117156950017 The announcement was made in the form of a response to a fan query on Twitter, which you can see above. Fingers crossed that "won't be too much longer" actually means "soon". Or "tomorrow"! Needless to say, as soon as you can pre-order an Xbox One X, we'll let you know. Source: Twitter Will you be pre-ordering an Xbox One X? What are you most looking forward to from Microsoft's new powerhouse console? Let us know in the comments below! Make sure you ... Read More »
Microsoft did exactly what it needed to do with it's E3 press conference.  Show off the worlds most powerful console and then bombard us with a ton of games and show how much better they look on that console.  With over 40 games showed off on stage, it did truly feel like a great time to be an Xbox gamer.  However, core series titles we are more familiar with weren't really seen outside of Crackdown 3.  Head of Xbox marketing Aaron Greenberg recently addressed concerns over what else is planned for Xbox: "It's a fine balance of how much do ... Read More »
Last year we got the sad news that Microsoft were closing Lionhead Studios and therefore putting a hold on the fan favourite franchise, Fable. This all happened while there was still a Fable game in the works, Fable Legends, meaning that game got cancelled when the studio closed. The last numbered Fable came that we got was Fable 3 but since then we have also had Fable Heroes and Fable: The Journey. This however may not be the end of the series. Phil Spencer, the head of Xbox was asked on Twitter about the possibility of a Fable 4 and ... Read More »
Us Xbox fans are a very excitable lot and at the moment this is more the case than usual. As E3 inches it's way closer we are expecting more and more news about what we currently know as Project Scorpio. So far what we really know about the new high powered console is a little limited so any news is more than welcome, if only to dispel the rumours that are already flying around. Since the initial mention of the high powered Xbox console there has been talk that the console could well be upgradeable. This would mean that owners ... Read More »
Microsoft is keen to ensure that it's next console, Project Scorpio is a desirable purchase from day 1 and that means having a range of games available from the get-go that really allow the platform to demonstrate all the powerful features that it will be equipped with. Speaking with IGN at the start of the month, Xbox Chief Phil Spencer said, "For people who think that there’s some massive AAA game sitting in my back pocket that I haven’t announced yet that I will at E3 and ship it this Fall- it could happen." In terms of what we can expect ... Read More »
Since the launch of the backwards compatibility program in 2015 the most requested game by players has been Call of Duty Black Ops 2. Recently the head of Xbox Phil Spencer has been talking about the possibility of Black Ops 2 coming to the program. Rumours have been flying around that Black Ops 2 would finally arrive to backwards compatibility this month. Unfortunately Phil Spencer has come out and dispelled these rumours, claiming that they are "not true". When asked if the game would come to the program Spencer had this to say, "I can't comment on later releases on ... Read More »
Xbox boss Phil Spencer has been fairly active on Twitter recently, mainly to downplay the furore caused by the cancellation of Scalebound. Not to be painted as a broken record, however, Spencer has also been talking about Project Scorpio and whether or not we'd see anything before E3 in June. Unfortunately, he doesn't seem to have a clear answer: @Sn4kee@BeastFireTimdog Honestly not sure yet but I know people want this. — Phil Spencer (@XboxP3) January 11, 2017 It's an absolute guarantee that Microsoft and Phil Spencer himself will be devoting a huge amount of their E3 time to hyping up ... Read More »
Microsoft head of Xbox Phil Spencer has spoken out further to gamers after this weeks cancellation of the Xbox One exclusive, Scalebound. Spencer previously said the decision was 'difficult' but indicated that it would be 'better for Xbox gamers.' Spencer has now spoken out further about risk taking in the wake of the Scalebound demise via Twitter. Whilst stating that Microsoft will continue to take risks with games that get the green light, he said that "I know we have to take risks. I realise right now probably sounds hollow but I agree." He further went on to say that the decision will ... Read More »

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