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Spencer Clarifies Comments on Zelda, Horizon: Zero Dawn - Game Rant;

Spencer Clarifies Comments on Zelda, Horizon: Zero Dawn - Game Rant

Game RantSpencer Clarifies Comments on Zelda, Horizon: Zero DawnGame RantHead of Xbox Phil Spencer received some heat from gamers earlier this week for making comments about narrative-heavy games like Horizon: Zero Dawn and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild losing their impact in today's gaming landscape. Perhaps ...and more »

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The Fable Franchise Has "A Lot Of Places It Could Go," Xbox Boss Says - GameSpot

GameSpotThe Fable Franchise Has "A Lot Of Places It Could Go," Xbox Boss SaysGameSpotWe still don't know for sure, but Xbox boss Phil Spencer has weighed in to say the Fable franchise overall "has a lot of places it could go." He said there is "nothing to announce right now," which suggests Microsoft does indeed have a plan to bring ...and more »

Xbox One news: Microsoft exclusive games plan and Call of Duty Black Ops 3 Zombies update - Express.co.uk;

Xbox One news: Microsoft exclusive games plan and Call of Duty Black Ops 3 Zombies update - Express.co.uk

Express.co.ukXbox One news: Microsoft exclusive games plan and Call of Duty Black Ops 3 Zombies updateExpress.co.ukMICROSOFT say they have some big Xbox One games plans to keep pace with their rivals, while a new Call of Duty Black Ops 3 Zombies leak may have revealed a new COD 2017 release. By Gary Jones. PUBLISHED: PUBLISHED: 23:01, Sun, Apr 30, 2017 ...and more »

Spencer Drops Industry Numbers That Drop Story Games - COGconnected (press release);

Spencer Drops Industry Numbers That Drop Story Games - COGconnected (press release)

COGconnected (press release)Spencer Drops Industry Numbers That Drop Story GamesCOGconnected (press release)Phil Spencer was recently interviewed by The Guardian on the future of game development. Spencer's response: the new model is service-based gaming, where DLC, multiplayer, and season passes are king. But where does that leave story-driven single ...and more »

Phil Spencer Clarifies Previous Statements About Story Based Single Player Games, “We Are Not Ditching Them” - GamingBolt;

Phil Spencer Clarifies Previous Statements About Story Based Single Player Games, “We Are Not Ditching Them” - GamingBolt

GamingBoltPhil Spencer Clarifies Previous Statements About Story Based Single Player Games, “We Are Not Ditching Them”GamingBoltXbox boss Phil Spencer recently took to Twitter with a barrage of tweets and spoke about a number of things. One of the things he spoke about was his earlier comments about single player titles. He went on to clarify them, saying that Microsoft and ...and more »

Phil Spencer Says Single Player Games Aren't Being Overlooked - Wants to Find Tools To Help Developers - TheTech52;

Phil Spencer Says Single Player Games Aren't Being Overlooked - Wants to Find Tools To Help Developers - TheTech52

TheTech52Phil Spencer Says Single Player Games Aren't Being Overlooked - Wants to Find Tools To Help DevelopersTheTech52Phil Spencer, Xbox boss was on a twitter session – answering various questions by Xbox Fans. In the session, Spencer said that he loves single player games but they're shipping into a heavy service based market. This essentially hints us that Microsoft ...and more »

Netflix for Xbox Games? Phil Spencer Discusses the Possibilities - TheTech52;

Netflix for Xbox Games? Phil Spencer Discusses the Possibilities - TheTech52

TheTech52Netflix for Xbox Games? Phil Spencer Discusses the PossibilitiesTheTech52Microsoft is working on their latest and greatest console, the Xbox Scorpio – while the console is set to arrive in November. But, the company may be working on some other things as well – for instance a Netflix like platform for games. Phil Spenser ...and more »

Phil Spencer feels the need for a Netflix-style subscription model for some Xbox games - Neowin;

Phil Spencer feels the need for a Netflix-style subscription model for some Xbox games - Neowin

NeowinPhil Spencer feels the need for a Netflix-style subscription model for some Xbox gamesNeowinMicrosoft is busy developing the next generation "Project Scorpio" Xbox console, but the company also has other challenges to tackle in the current times of rapid advancements in hardware and networking. Xbox chief Phil Spencer addressed some of these ...and more »

Phil Spencer explains his recent statements on single-player games - GameTransfers;

Phil Spencer explains his recent statements on single-player games - GameTransfers

GameTransfersPhil Spencer explains his recent statements on single-player gamesGameTransfersA few days ago, we have reported the statements of Phil Spencer regarding single-player games, and the role that they recited in the current gaming landscape. According to the leader of Xbox, the story-driven titles have become less of an impact on the ...and more »

Spencer Isn't Giving Up on Single Player Games, Wants To Find Models/Tools To Help Developers - Wccftech;

Spencer Isn't Giving Up on Single Player Games, Wants To Find Models/Tools To Help Developers - Wccftech

WccftechSpencer Isn't Giving Up on Single Player Games, Wants To Find Models/Tools To Help DevelopersWccftechPhil Spencer's recent comments on single player games sparked a significant debate in the core gaming community. As a recap here's the most significant quote: The audience for those big story-driven games… I won't say it isn't as large, but they're ...and more »

Project Scorpio: Xbox Chief Talks Up Plans for Console Domination - NewsFactor Network;

Project Scorpio: Xbox Chief Talks Up Plans for Console Domination - NewsFactor Network

NewsFactor NetworkProject Scorpio: Xbox Chief Talks Up Plans for Console DominationNewsFactor NetworkEarlier this month, Microsoft did something console manufacturers haven't done for many years. It announced key details of its forthcoming Project Scorpio console -- an update to the Xbox One -- via a set of exclusive features on the video game news ...and more »

Phil Spencer Says Horizon and Zelda Don't Have Impact | Tony's Take - pppFocus;

Phil Spencer Says Horizon and Zelda Don't Have Impact | Tony's Take - pppFocus

pppFocusPhil Spencer Says Horizon and Zelda Don't Have Impact | Tony's TakepppFocusIn the interview Spencer admits that from a business standpoint it's increasingly hard and more risky to commit to creating these narrative-heavy titles as their audiences are less consistent than those who commit to ongoing online-based games like The ...and more »

Phil Spencer says single-player games like Horizon Zero Dawn don't have the same impact as before - MSPoweruser;

Phil Spencer says single-player games like Horizon Zero Dawn don't have the same impact as before - MSPoweruser

MSPoweruserPhil Spencer says single-player games like Horizon Zero Dawn don't have the same impact as beforeMSPoweruserIn a recent interview with The Guardian, Phil Spencer said that games like Overwatch which recently crossed 30 million players have more of an impact in terms of sales than single-player experiences such as Horizon Zero Dawn which sold a fraction of that.and more »

Microsoft Explains Why It's Not Making Xbox Games Like 'Breath of the Wild' Or 'Horizon Zero Dawn' - Forbes;

Microsoft Explains Why It's Not Making Xbox Games Like 'Breath of the Wild' Or 'Horizon Zero Dawn' - Forbes

ForbesMicrosoft Explains Why It's Not Making Xbox Games Like 'Breath of the Wild' Or 'Horizon Zero Dawn'ForbesAs we head into fall when Xbox Scorpio arrives to try and blow everyone away with its horsepower, Microsoft is also doing some thinking about how we as players consume games, and how that might need to change. The Guardian has a pretty lengthy, ...and more »

The Xbox Game Pass will be morphed into a Netflix of story-driven games - Windows Report;

The Xbox Game Pass will be morphed into a Netflix of story-driven games - Windows Report

Windows ReportThe Xbox Game Pass will be morphed into a Netflix of story-driven gamesWindows ReportThis tool will repair most computer errors, protect you from file loss, malware, hardware failure and optimize your PC for maximum performance. Quickly fix PC issues and prevent others from happening with this software: Download ReimagePlus (100% safe ...and more »

New Sea of Thieves developer gameplay has Phil Spencer being one vengeful pirate - PCGamesN;

New Sea of Thieves developer gameplay has Phil Spencer being one vengeful pirate - PCGamesN

PCGamesNNew Sea of Thieves developer gameplay has Phil Spencer being one vengeful piratePCGamesNIn a new developer diary for open world pirate-'em-up Sea of Thieves, the team at Rare are joined sailors from the Xbox team for a swashbuckling adventure. Starting off with a night-time island exploration, this developer diary quickly turns into a ...and more »

Singleplayer Games Do Not Have The Same Impact As Before, Says Phil Spencer - SegmentNext;

Singleplayer Games Do Not Have The Same Impact As Before, Says Phil Spencer - SegmentNext

SegmentNextSingleplayer Games Do Not Have The Same Impact As Before, Says Phil SpencerSegmentNextSingleplayer games have a significant importance in game industry and in a time where multiplayer games are more popular, games like Horizon Zero Dawn and The Witcher 3 have proved that gamers still want singleplayer games. However, according to ...and more »

Phil Spencer Likes Netflix Model For Story Based Games - Attack of the Fanboy;

Phil Spencer Likes Netflix Model For Story Based Games - Attack of the Fanboy

Attack of the FanboyPhil Spencer Likes Netflix Model For Story Based GamesAttack of the FanboyGaming has evolved much over the decades, with various changes coming each and every new generation, and even within generations thanks to system updates and services. With this approach, game companies always have to be proactive with ideas.and more »

Xbox “Upping” Its “Investment” In Xbox One First Party Titles, Says Phil Spencer - SegmentNext;

Xbox “Upping” Its “Investment” In Xbox One First Party Titles, Says Phil Spencer - SegmentNext

SegmentNextXbox “Upping” Its “Investment” In Xbox One First Party Titles, Says Phil SpencerSegmentNextDespite Microsoft's claim about its first-party titles of 2017, the company has yet to show anything for it. The only notable first-party title for Xbox One launched this year so far is Halo Wars 2 and fans are worried about the rest of the year ...and more »

Episodic gaming is in Xbox's future - The Lawton Constitution;

Episodic gaming is in Xbox's future - The Lawton Constitution

The Lawton ConstitutionEpisodic gaming is in Xbox's futureThe Lawton ConstitutionIs the traditional story-based single-player video game dying? Phil Spencer, head of the Xbox division at Microsoft, seems to think so. During an interview with The Guardian, a British newspaper, Spencer laid out his plans for the Xbox One and upcoming ...and more »