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Aaron Paul’s Xbox One Ad Is Inadvertently Turning on People’s Consoles

Aaron Paul’s Xbox One Ad Is Inadvertently Turning on People’s Consoles

By Josh Wolford June 13, 2014

The thing about have voice control systems that are always on is, well, they’re always on. If they weren’t, then saying something like “Xbox on!” wouldn’t really do anything. Apparently, this handy feature is causing some issues for some Xbox …

'Titanfall' Tops March Game Sales 'Titanfall' Tops March Game Sales

March video game sales estimates for the U.S. have been released by market research firm NPD and it appears that Microsoft’s investment in the highly-marketed Titanfall has paid off – for publisher EA, that is. The March sales estimates show …

New Xbox One Update Rolling Out Now New Xbox One Update Rolling Out Now

Over the past two months Microsoft has been quickly releasing updates for the Xbox One, bringing the new console many of the features that gamers were promised when the system was revealed. The pace of the updates was somewhat quickened …

Here's All You Need To Know About Phil Spencer Here's All You Need To Know About Phil Spencer

Microsoft announced late last month that Phil Spencer would become the new head of the Xbox division. As part of the announcement, Spencer said that he would bring a new focus on games back to the division that has seemingly …

Forza Motorsport 5 Gets Long Beach Circuit Track Forza Motorsport 5 Gets Long Beach Circuit Track

Forza Motorsport 5 has been supported more than any other Xbox One launch game and for good reason. It’s easily one of the best of the bunch and was even included with Xbox One consoles for a time. With its …

Child Of Light's Theatrics Are From Cirque Du Soleil Child Of Light's Theatrics Are From Cirque Du Soleil

Child of Light, the upcoming JRPG from Ubisoft Montreal, is like a fairy tale. All the spoken dialogue rhymes and the world looks to be ripped straight out of Celtic folklore. Part of that came from the designer’s own passion …

Xbox 360 Emulation Might Show Up On The Xbox One Xbox 360 Emulation Might Show Up On The Xbox One

The Xbox 360 has one of the best game libraries of any game console. It’s a shame then that the console’s library can’t be played on the Xbox One. For fans of the console that bought an Xbox One, they …

Next Xbox One System Update Previewed Next Xbox One System Update Previewed

Microsoft’s launch of the Xbox One console can be criticized for many things, but in recent months communication isn’t one of them. The company has rolled out significant software updates for the console over the past weeks and has been …

Wolfenstein: The New Order Shows Off Its Guns Wolfenstein: The New Order Shows Off Its Guns

Until now, Wolfenstein: The New Order has really only shown that it nails the aesthetic of a world taken over by Nazis. The gameplay itself on the other hand looked like your average first person shooter. Granted, there’s nothing wrong …

Xbox One Gets YouTube Upload Capabilities Xbox One Gets YouTube Upload Capabilities

When the latest generation of video game consoles was launched last fall it was clear that the software for both the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One was half-baked. This was especially true for the Xbox One, which was missing …

Xbox One TV, SmartGlass Updates Previewed Xbox One TV, SmartGlass Updates Previewed

Last year’s Xbox One unveiling was widely ridiculed in gaming circles. The announcement focused on the Xbox One as an all-in-one entertainment platform rather than a gaming machine. The presentation focused heavily on the console’s TV capabilities, as shown in …

Phil Spencer Gets Promoted To Head Of Xbox Division Phil Spencer Gets Promoted To Head Of Xbox Division

Phil Spencer is probably the most likable of all the Xbox executives. He exudes confidence during all of Microsoft’s press conferences, and he has a legitimate love for games. In fact, you could say he’d be the perfect fit to …

Xbox One Reputation System Gets Teeth This Month Xbox One Reputation System Gets Teeth This Month

During the last generation of console gaming, Microsoft took a huge lead in multiplayer gaming, providing gamers with a large community of players linked by a robutst, well-designed infrastructure. Unfortunately, as the generation wore on Xbox Live became notorious for …

New Xbox One, Xbox 360 Apps Previewed New Xbox One, Xbox 360 Apps Previewed

With the Xbox One designed from the ground-up to be an all-encompassing living room entertainment system, the streaming apps that have become popular on video game consoles are now more important than ever to Microsoft. Today the company previewed several …

'Fantasia: Music Evolved' Gameplay Previewed 'Fantasia: Music Evolved' Gameplay Previewed

Despite the inclusion of the new Kinect with the sale of every Xbox One console, the necessity of the device is still heavily questioned among game fans. Voice commands and hand gestures can be used to navigate the console, but …

‘Kinect Sports Rivals’ Tournament Payouts Revealed ‘Kinect Sports Rivals’ Tournament Payouts Revealed

Microsoft’s Kinect Sports Rivals is finally on the way and with it will come plenty of speculation and argument about just how useful the Kinect is to the Xbox One platform. Regardless of the general apathy consumers have had toward …

Here Are Some Indie Games Coming To The Xbox One Here Are Some Indie Games Coming To The Xbox One

When the Xbox One was first unveiled, it was decidedly lacking in indie games. The reason was that Microsoft was keeping its old publishing guidelines around that required indie games to have a publisher before being allowed on their platform. …