Posts Tagged ‘Microsoft Studios’

Ori & The Blind Forest: Definitive Edition Out Wednesday

Although first scheduled to release alongside its console counterpart last month, Microsoft have now confirmed the gorgeous 2D platformer Ori and the Blind Forest [official site] will launch its Definitive Edition on PC next week. In fact it’s so gorgeous that I think we should take a look at its latest trailer before we get onto what the Definitive Edition entails, don’t you agree?

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Quantum Break Must Be Online For Live-Action Episodes

'I'm sorry, what?'

Max Payne and Alan Wake folks Remedy have enjoyed making little television shows and cartoons to run in the background of their games, stories which mirror or contrast with what’s going on in the main story. With their next shooter, they’re taking those cinematic dreams bigger. Quantum Break [official site] features full live-action episodes telling half of the game’s story with a cast including actors you may know from such fine TV shows as The Wire, Queer as Folk, and Animorphs. And, er, to see those episodes you’ll need to be online to stream the videos. It’s baffling.

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Ori And The Blind Forest: Definitive Edition Out March 11

After much success following its release last year, Ori and the Blind Forest [official site] will launch its Definitive Edition on March 11th. With it, come tweaks to the game’s theater mode, new story material and a brand new arena. Pop below to find out more.

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Gears Of War: Ultimate Edition Out Now For Windows 10

Calling all Coalition of Ordered Governmentalists: Gears of War has returned to PC. Gears Of War: Ultimate Edition [official site] is out now for Windows 10 via the Windows Store, remastering the virgin voyage of Marcus Fenix and friends. The seminal third-person shooter has been rebuilt in full 2016-o-vision, and comes to PC even fancier than the Xbox One version. You’ve never seen such high-definition waist-high concrete blocks to hunker behind.

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Bif! Pow! Killer Instinct Hits Windows 10 This Month

Microsoft have announced that free-to-play fighting game Killer Instinct [official site] will make the jumpkick from Xbox One to Windows on March 29th. It’s been out on the black box since 2013, and this will support cross-platform multiplayer so folks on PC and Xbone can duff each other up. The Windows 10 release (yes, in the Windows Store) will come alongside the launch of Killer Instinct’s Season 3 expansion, which adds more characters to the wacky lineup.

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Forza Motorsport 6: Apex Coming F2P To PC

HELP I'M TRAPPED IN A DRIVATAR PLEASE HELP

Forza Motorsport, the Xbox racing series from Turn 10 Studios and Microsoft, is driving over to our neck of the woods, though it’s had a bit of work done. Forza Motorsport 6: Apex [official site] will be free-to-play when it arrives on Windows 10 (via the Windows Store) this spring, unlike the full retail Xbox One release. I’m really happy, because Pip and I are fascinated by Drivatars and now I’ll finally meet one.

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Comcept’s ReCore Coming To Windows 10 Too

Keija Inafune and his studio Comcept are working away on their own Mega Man ‘em up Mighty No. 9, we’ve mentioned plenty, but so far we’ve overlooked their action-adventure-ish sort of a mystery robot-friend game… thing ReCore [official site]. That’s because, until today, it had only been lined up for an Xbox One release. Publishers Microsoft have quietly revealed that it’s coming to PC too, though it will require Windows 10. The game’s a bit of a mystery so, er, here’s a cinematic trailer showing a scavenger and her dog-shaped robot buddy:

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