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Xbox operating income sees massive drop for first quarter

Microsoft has just announced its first-quarter earnings for the period ending on September 30th 2012. Sadly for Microsoft’s Entertainment and Devices Division, which is responsible for the Xbox 360 games console, and interactive entertainment business, saw revenues year-over-year at $1.95 billion. The biggest news seems to revolve around the company’s

Dishonored artwork commentary

Sebastien Mitton – Art Director, Arkane Studios offers the following commentary to various bits of artwork from the recently released  Dishonored. His words offer greater insight into the game. This is the very first pencil drawing we did when the game was set in London, in 1666. I’m a bit

Forza Horizon Rally DLC details and more

Microsoft, Turn 10 and Playground Games have announced the “Forza Horizon Rally Expansion Pack” which adds a wealth of rally based content to the existing Forza Horizon package and will release on November 18th. The Rally Expansion Pack will offer a more engaging off-road racing experience with deeper ruts, higher

Microsoft lays off 10 per cent of its Lionhead staff

With the completion of its latest title Fable: The Journey, Microsoft has ended contracts for an estimated ten per cent of its Lionhead Studios workforce, but claims this is not unexpected as new projects are being developed. Naturally more employees are gained throughout the development process and Microsoft are keen