Forza Motorsport 6: Apex System Requirements Revealed

Forza Motorsport 6: Apex System Requirements Revealed Today, Turn 10 shared the official system requirements for Forza Motorsport 6: Apex. They also confirmed that the Open Beta will be available on May 5  while updates will be delivered throughout the Summer. This will also be the foundation for future Forza titles for Windows 10 since all Forza games in the future will be developed for both Xbox One and PC. Forza Motorsport 6: Apex Edition won’t be same as the Xbox version and will be quite slimmed down version of the actual game.…

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Microsoft Discontinues Xbox 360

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Officially announced by Microsoft, that the legendary Xbox 360 gaming console is done, and thereby halting it’s manufacture. Still the console will be sold in shops until stock ends. According to Phil Spencer, the  head of Xbox, Microsoft has discontinued Xbox 360 for one reason. It’s only because they thought it’s useless to manufacture a thing which is a decade old. The flagship is only moving off from stores and the active users will not encounter any problems. The Xbox Live servers will work and all games will remain to…

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MICROSOFT LUMIA 950 & 950 XL LAUNCHED IN INDIA

We have been eagerly waiting for the release of Microsoft’s upcomming flagship,i.e Microsoft Lumia 950 and Microsoft Lumia 950XL and now finally the devices have been launched in India and both the devices are powered by Windows 10 . Now lets have a look at the specification of these two devices. MICROSOFT_LUMIA_950:- The lumia 950 boasts a 5.2 inch QHD AMOLED display having  resolution of 2560X1440 and pixel density of 564 ppi,which means it will give clear,sharp images. Lumia 950 is powered by a hexa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 processor with…

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Age of Empires II just got a second expansion pack……Sixteen years after it’s launch

Well, ain’t that a blast from the past ? It has been Sixteen sweet years and Microsoft still has something up it’s sleeves to offer the fans of the Age of Empires series. We’re a bit late to report this but Age of Empires II or rather the HD remaster of the game got a second expansion pack, titled “The African Kingdoms“, this November 5th. Back in April 9, 2015, Ryan Chaply aka Ryz0n from Microsoft made a post on the Age of Empire II: HD Edition’s Steam forum teasing that Microsoft…

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Rumor : Microsoft in talks to buy AMD

Amidst all the rumors of potential AMD acquisitions by Samsung along with the rumors of AMD spinning off its graphics division , a new rumor has appeared : This time its Microsoft who has allegedly approached AMD and shown interest in acquiring the company according to a recent report citing an anonymous source . AMD’s value is estimated at $1.81 billion, which is well within the range of Microsoft’s current cash reserve of $95.3 billion making this acquisition if it indeed does happen , very much possible . AMD already supplies…

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Microsoft is giving Windows 10 for free if you test it

Windows Insiders running the Windows 10 Insider Preview (Home and Pro editions) with their registered MSA connected to their PC will receive the final release build of Windows 10 starting on July 29th. We already know that Windows 10 would be available as a free upgrade to existing Windows 7 or Windows 8 users with a valid license(or without) Microsoft will be giving away Windows 10 for free to anyone as long as they test it out through the Windows Insiders program before it officially launches on July 29, 2015. The company revealed that it would upgrade testers…

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1TB Xbox One with redesigned controller appears on Amazon for $400

An Amazon listing has been spotted  for an Xbox One with a one terabyte hard drive for $399.99 and a ship date of June 15 2015 — the exact date of the press conference.Could this be one of the surprises Phil Spencer hinted with Microsoft’s E3 Xbox One press conference?  It seems likely that Microsoft is planning to announce a the new SKU at E3, with actual units shipping immediately afterward. The listing has since been removed. More hard drive real estate is good news in a world where games are constantly expanding…

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DirectX 12 and Direct3D 11.3 : An overview

With Windows 10 releasing within 2 months , it brings with it DirectX 12 , but what exactly is DirectX 12 ? And WHY should YOU be excited about it ? Throughout the course of this article , I will detail what DirectX is , and how D3D 12 will be a massive improvement over D3D 11 and the multiple levels in D3D 12 . WHAT IS DIRECTX / DIRECT3D ? Microsoft DirectX is a collection of application programming interfaces (APIs) for handling tasks related to multimedia, especially game programming and video, on Microsoft…

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Windows 10 May Be Microsoft’s Last Major Windows Update

Windows 10 is set to be one of Microsoft’s biggest product launches ever, with versions of the company’s new operating system covering everything from smartphones to desktop and eventually the HoloLens. It may also be the company’s last big software update, at least for a while. Speaking at the Ignite 2015 conference earlier this week, Microsoft’s Jerry Nixon explained how the company plans to push out smaller updates moving forward. “Right now we’re releasing Windows 10… and because Windows 10 is the last version of Windows, we’re all still working on Windows 10.” Instead of…

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