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‘Game of Thrones’ Premiere Breaks Piracy Record

‘Game of Thrones’ Premiere Breaks Piracy Record

By Mike Fossum April 8, 2014

When the season four premiere of HBO’s fantasy-drama series Game of Thrones aired on Sunday night, a record 6.6 million viewers tuned in legally. Another million-plus viewers pirated the episode, setting another record. Jeff Bewkes, CEO of Time Warner, which …

Here's How Multiplayer Is Changing On Xbox One Here's How Multiplayer Is Changing On Xbox One

Xbox Live has been the defining feature on Xbox 360 as millions of players hop online every day to play games with friends and strangers from all over the world. That will remain the same on the Xbox One, but …

Xbox Fitness Coming To Xbox One This Holiday Season Xbox Fitness Coming To Xbox One This Holiday Season

On November 1, Nintendo will jump back into the fitness gaming category it helped create with Wii Fit U. Later this year, Microsoft will be throwing its hat into the ring with a similar app for Xbox One. On Friday, …

Xbox Live Summer of Arcade Kicks Off Xbox Live Summer of Arcade Kicks Off
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One month ago, Microsoft announced that, despite the company focusing heavily on launching its new Xbox One console, it would still be putting on its annual “Summer of Arcade” promotion. The even is now here, and Xbox Live subscribers can …

These Xbox One Features Require Xbox Live Gold These Xbox One Features Require Xbox Live Gold

Since the launch of Xbox Live, players have had to pay to play online. Microsoft began adding more perks with Xbox Live Gold on the Xbox 360, such as using Netflix or Internet Explorer. Now it’s adding a whole host …

Xbox Live Enforcement United Gets The NMA Treatment Xbox Live Enforcement United Gets The NMA Treatment

Xbox Live is generally characterized as a Wild West of sorts, but full of racists and bratty children instead of outlaws and cowboys. Microsoft does its best to filter out the bad players from the good, but it can only …

Xbox Live Summer of Arcade Starts August 7 Xbox Live Summer of Arcade Starts August 7

With the Xbox Live summer sale behind us, Microsoft is giving Xbox 360 gamers only a few weeks to play their new games before this year’s Summer of Arcade games begin showing up. The promotion will begin on August 7 …

Assassin's Creed II to be Free For Xbox Gold Members Assassin's Creed II to be Free For Xbox Gold Members
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Xbox Live’s “Ultimate Game Sale” began on Tuesday, offering games such as Assassin’s Creed 3 and Borderlands 2 for as much as 67% off. Though the second day of the sale isn’t quite as exciting, Xbox Live Gold gamers will …

Xbox Sale Day 2: Kinect, Board Games, and LEGO Xbox Sale Day 2: Kinect, Board Games, and LEGO
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Yesterday, Xbox Live’s “Ultimate Game Sale” got off to a big start with hit AAA sequels such as Assassin’s Creed 3, Borderlands 2, Far Cry 3, and Max Payne 3 on sale for 63% to 75% off. Today the sale …

Xbox Live "Ultimate Game Sale" Begins Xbox Live "Ultimate Game Sale" Begins

Last week, Microsoft announced that its “Ultimate Game Sale” on Xbox Live would be starting this week, complete with an impressive list of games console fans can expect to be on sale. Today, the sale has begun, and Microsoft has …

Microsoft Gives Away First "Games with Gold" Title Microsoft Gives Away First "Games with Gold" Title
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Though Microsoft’s big E3 presentation was mostly about games, the company did manage to slip in a bit of good information for gamers who are sticking with the Xbox throughout this year. Xbox Live Gold members who don’t unsubscribe will …

Xbox Live Game Sale Coming Next Week Xbox Live Game Sale Coming Next Week

While PC gamers everywhere are waiting with baited breath for the Steam summer sale to begin, it seems that a big summer sale for console gamers will begin soon too. Xbox Live Director of Programming Larry “Major Nelson” Hyrb today …

Netflix Unlocked This Weekend for All of Xbox LIVE Netflix Unlocked This Weekend for All of Xbox LIVE
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If you’re excited about this weekend’s big Arrested Development season 4 premiere and you want to watch it on your TV, Microsoft is giving you another option. The Xbox Netflix app will be unlocked this weekend – meaning that those …

Hackers Obtain 'High-Profile' Xbox Live Accounts Hackers Obtain 'High-Profile' Xbox Live Accounts
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Xbox Live is generally seen as pretty secure – at least more so than others. The service has never been taken down by hackers, but it has seen its fair share of account hacks. Ars Technica reports that Xbox Live …

Redbox Instant’s Xbox 360 App Is Now Live Redbox Instant’s Xbox 360 App Is Now Live

Another piece of the Redbox Instant puzzle has just fallen into place, as the Redbox Instant app for Xbox 360 is now available to download. Microsoft first announced the app back in February, saying that it would be coming in …

‘Pulp’ Launches as the First Xbox-Exclusive Movie ‘Pulp’ Launches as the First Xbox-Exclusive Movie

Pulp, a british indie “comedy about comics,” debuts today as the first-ever Xbox 360-exclusive film. As streaming and downloading options continue to expand, this is a first for the popular console. The film’s creators cite the growing cost of theatrical …

Mars War Logs Trailer Shows Off Combat, Skills Mars War Logs Trailer Shows Off Combat, Skills

Last December, Spiders Studio revealed the first trailer for its upcoming Mars: War Logs. The game was billed as a cyberpunk RPG set on the planet Mars. Players will be able to take on the role of a man named …