5 Xbox Acquisitions for Bethesda

Xbox Game Studios has grown a lot in recent years and that growth is not stopping anytime soon. Xbox has more than 400 positions open and is taking up growth efforts at multiple studios. With this newfound growth, it is possible that Xbox may prefer to make their next acquisitions managed by their newest publisher,Continue reading “5 Xbox Acquisitions for Bethesda”

10 Signs Microsofts About To Acquire More Big Name Video Game Studios

Satya Nadella in several interviews, since the intent to purchase Zenimax has been made known, that they intend to purchase more studios to expand their IP and content portfolio. Even as the Zenimax deal was being finalized, there were ongoing talks to purchase WB Game Studios from AT&T. Satya Nadella has a compensation incentive (reportedContinue reading “10 Signs Microsofts About To Acquire More Big Name Video Game Studios”

Top 10 Biggest Rumors About Xbox

Inxile Entertainment is currently working on a Steampunk AAA RPG. The game supposedly has the second highest budget for an Xbox game in development aside from Halo (Bethesda/Zenimax not included). Obsidian is developing 6 projects including three AAA RPGs. Having grown quite quickly and depending on how lightly in development is being used this mayContinue reading “Top 10 Biggest Rumors About Xbox”

At Xbox, the Future is Bright

The last console generation Xbox was criticized for not having games or enough first party content on their console. This eventually led to the management changes including Phil Spencer and Matt Booty taking rthe reins for Xbox and Xbox Games Studios. They quickly worked to identify the issues in their market position in terms ofContinue reading “At Xbox, the Future is Bright”

Why Microsofts Going To Buy More Publishers/Studios

If you take a look back at 2013 and the state of Xbox’s first party when Phil Spencer took over it was a sad state of affairs. The first party consisted of 343, The Coalition, Turn 10, Publishing and Rare. That’s it, 5 studios. Recently they had closed the studio that made their Fable titles,Continue reading “Why Microsofts Going To Buy More Publishers/Studios”

Unknown Worlds Part 5: Studio Acquisitions (Part 3)

As we close in on August and have not yet heard of any big game conference for Xbox this month other than their Gamescom presence, it is becoming less likely we’ll hear something this month on Studio Acquisitions. However, it does seem like there is going to be a bigger showing in September from someContinue reading “Unknown Worlds Part 5: Studio Acquisitions (Part 3)”

Unknown Worlds Part 3: A Look At Potential Studio Acquisitions (Part 1)

Everyone has been talking first party games since the delay of Halo Infinite. The consensus is that despite the numerous game studios that Microsoft has acquired in recent years such as Obsidian, Double Fine, Ninja Theory and inXile Entertainment, that Microsoft still needs to add some more studios dedicated to publishing more AAA games. IContinue reading “Unknown Worlds Part 3: A Look At Potential Studio Acquisitions (Part 1)”