All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Xbox’

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 by the release of Titanfall, the multiplayer shooter that Microsoft has put quite a bit of its hopse of the …

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Atari Landfill Excavation Will Have an Audience

In 1983 the video game industry crashed in the U.S. One of the most legendary tales from that period involved Atari‘s rushed video game adaptation of E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial. Atari had allegedly manufactured a far too ambitious number of cartridges for the game, leading to a massive revenue loss on the product. Legends since that time have held that Atari …

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Here’s Everything You Need To Know About The New Head Of Xbox 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 focused on everything but games for the past few years. Can you really trust that though? Well, see for yourself. …

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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 previewing those updates through a pool of beta testers. Today Microsoft previewed yet another software update for the Xbox One. …

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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 numerous features that had been promised earlier in the year. Since the beginning of 2014 the Xbox One has received …

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Microsoft And Yahoo Both Said To Be Working On New Original TV Shows

Two reports are circulating this morning indicating that Microsoft and Yahoo are both working (separately) on new original television shows that would follow the high-quality series trend set by Netflix and followed by Amazon and others. Bloomberg is reporting that Microsoft’s Xbox TV studio plans to roll out new shows in June with a total of six series lined up. …

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Pizza Hut Hong Kong Now Has Fish Egg Stuffed Crust

Pizza Hut has always been known for its iconic stuffed crust pizza, usually filled with gooey cheese, but you’ve never seen stuff crust like this. An exclusive Pizza Hut pie has just been released in Hong Kong, called the Flying Fish Roe Salmon Cream Cheese pizza. In this pie’s crust, you won’t find the American version of stuffed crust but …

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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 the now-infamous video that collect’s all of the presentation’s mentions of the passive medium. Since that time, Microsoft has listened …

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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 lead Xbox in 2014. Well, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella seems to agree. Nadella announced this morning that Phil Spencer will …

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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 younger, immature gamers who use racist and homophobic language while screaming into their headsets. To combat this blight on the …

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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 new apps that are coming soon to both the Xbox One and the Xbox 360. The app that Microsoft is …

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‘Fantasia: Music Evolved’ Gameplay Previewed in New Trailer

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 gamers are split on whether these features justify the peripheral’s inclusion with the new console. The value of the device …

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