The new studios will pump up the number of games available exclusively on Xbox, in a move addressing criticism that Microsoft has fallen behind its peers in launching innovative games for its console.
Microsoft also revealed several new Gears of War games. If you didn't manage to catch the show, you can catch all of the news right here. It did not reveal financial terms of the studio acquisitions.
With E3 2018 about to start in Los Angeles, major gaming publishers are holding pre-E3 press events before the video game trade show officially begins on Tuesday. You might have noticed that Master Chief's helmet looks a bit different, too, and this is meant to display the game's new art style. It seems that Microsoft is gearing up to tackle the massive success of Sony's (and Nintendo's for that matter) success with single-player games.
Microsoft purchased Ninja Theory (makers of Hellblade and Heavenly Sword), Forza Horizon developer Playground Games, Compulsion Games (creators of the upcoming We Happy Few) and State of Decay creator Undead Labs. Its investment into cloud-based gaming with Microsoft AI is interesting, with game streaming clearly high on its list of priorities. In Santa Monica, studio The Initiative will be lead by former Crystal Dynamics head of studio Darrell Gallagher.
It's no stretch to suggest that the Xbox One has been a beleaguered console that's really struggled since it launched.
But this wasn't Microsoft's only big news.
Why it matters:Microsoft's first party exclusives for Xbox has been lacking. It later said the game would be an open-world action RPG. Developed by 343 Industries and created with our new Slipspace Engine.
The last time we saw a proper game in the Halo series was with the fifth game, Guardians, about three years ago.
It also agrees that the ACA's provisions affecting Medicaid, Medicare Advantage, and Medicare Part D should remain law. The Justice Department has opted not to defend existing law in the courts in other matters.
Trump has countered that USA companies were also hurt by the ban because they could no longer sell parts to the firm. In return the US Commerce Department would lift its sanctions that prevent ZTE buying from US suppliers .
Water-rock chemistry might have generated the methane, but scientists can not rule out the possibility of biological origins. Over five years, Curiosity has used its Tunable Laser Spectrometer to measure methane in the atmosphere at the Gale crater.
You ever hear of that one? We really think that North Korea will be a tremendous place in a very short period of time. Asked how hell read Kims intentions so quickly, the president replied: "My touch, my feel".
The White House would not condemn her remark and was said to have assured her that she would not lose her job over the remark. McCain's wife, Cindy, tweeted to Sadler saying, "May I remind you my husband has a family, 7 children and 5 grandchildren".
It consists of a 12MP f/1.8 main shooter and a secondary 12MP f/2.6 camera that offers 2X Optical zoom and portrait bokeh effects. BlackBerry says the KEY2 will arrive later this month for $649, making it $100 more expensive than last year's KeyOne at launch.
The publisher is also having mobile-only giveaways from June 11-13 to celebrate the game's third anniversary. Aside from some free game mode changes available today, Prey will be coming out with two new pieces of DLC.
Halep has now defeated Muguruza in both their meetings on clay and will also retain the world number one ranking next week. Stephens won the sixth game before Halep held her serve and completed the victory in front of a delighted Parisien crowd.
However, Whittaker posted to Twitter following the weigh-in, with his message all but confirming his intention to fight Romero. In the fifth, Romero controlled the round, bring down Whittaker with a series of left hands, then pounded with a right hand.
While in New York , Ms Hagerty met with the chef and a year later, published 100 of her reviews in a book that Bourdain edited. But he thrived in restaurant kitchens, and that work led him to the Culinary Institute of America, where he graduated in 1978.
The 24-year-old was being courted by Liverpool as a replacement for Philippe Coutinho, who joined Barcelona in January. Nabil Fekir is soon to be a Red! Fekir scored 21 goals and added nine assists in 39 appearances for Lyon last season.
A U.S. official said the evacuated Americans are being brought for testing to the University of Pennsylvania. Symptoms have included dizziness, headaches and an inability to concentrate.
Bethesda Just Announced ELDER SCROLLS VI and STARFIELD
According to the E3 conference , The Elder Scrolls Blades is a first-person RPG reminiscent of The Elder Scrolls: Arena . This was, however, just an amuse-bouche for a teeny teaser for The Elder Scrolls VI , which is apparently also at thing.
Rafael Nadal's French Open set streak ends in quarterfinals
But the Spaniard was impressive on Friday, finishing with 35 winners and 19 unforced errors to Del Potro's analysis of 20 and 32. Thiem sent Cecchinato scurrying around the court before breaking decisively for a 6-5 lead with a lovely forehand victor .
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You can see the ability he has to hold people off, his speed of feet and the strength when he is running with the ball. Substitute Danny Welbeck stooped to head in a Dele Alli cross.