Latest GPUs only needed to unlock the full potential
Microsoft said during the Windows 10 demo that most current graphics cards or those defined as DirectX 11/11.1 cards will take advantage of a great number of the DirectX 12 features, but if you want to unlock he full potential of DirectX 12, you will need a graphics card that is a true DirectX 12 card with a DirectX 12 capable GPU.
Looking into how it might be used and work
Now that everyone has seen the HoloLens, the obvious question is can it be connected to the PC or better yet, the Xbox One? Well, Microsoft is already a step ahead of your thinking because they are exploring ways that the HoloLens might be used with both the PC and the Xbox One. The thing is that they don't have anything definite yet.
Will support cross-platform play
During the Microsoft Windows 10 event, it was announced that Fable Legends will be released for the PC in addition to the Xbox One. In another surprise that no one saw coming, it was announced that the PC version will support cross-platform play with the Xbox One version.
Only for Xbox One exclusive releases
Microsoft showed off its new Xbox One streaming to Windows 10 at the Windows 10 event. With the new Xbox application for Windows 10 it will allow for the streaming and playing from the Xbox One on both Windows 10 PCs and tablets.
Only for first year, not sure about Enterprise
So Windows 10 looks pretty good. Want to hear something that will make it even better? The upgrade to Windows 10 will be free for the first year if you are on Windows 7, Windows 8.1, or Windows Phone 8.1.
Stars in your account will expire on September 30th
After much talk and several hints we have received from some sources, Nintendo confirmed that their loyalty program known as Club Nintendo will be going the way of the dodo bird. Nintendo has confirmed however that a new loyalty program is in the works, and will launch at some point later this year.
Download for $19.99 starting on March 1st
Developer Moon Studios who has been working on the Xbox exclusive Ori and the Blind Forest has confirmed a new release date. Originally Ori and the Blind Forest was supposed to be released in November of last year, but it was held back for additional tweaking and development.
Bowling forced to close Robotoki for now
Robert Bowling’s venture known as Robotoki has been developing a new title that is called Human Element. We have talked about Human Element before and from what we have seen of it so far it looks pretty promising.
Might be time to take the PS4 racer for a spin again
No other title for the PlayStation 4 has felt the pain of a botched release as Sony’s DriveClub. Developer Evolution saw the title delayed a couple of times prior to its eventual release, but all of the delays didn’t help.
Turn based game for PC/Mac/iPad
Firaxis Games and publisher 2K have confirmed a new game called Sid Meier’s Starships. The title is already in development for a 2015 release on PC/Mac/iOS. The game itself is a turn based strategy games that set in the same universe as Civilization: Beyond Earth.