All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Xbox’

Microsoft to Beta Test Xbox One Party System Update

Last week Microsoft rolled out its first major Xbox One update since the console’s launch. The update included near-essential features for the console’s OS that simply didn’t make it into the system by launch day, such as hard drive storage management and an on-screen battery indicator for controllers. Microsoft is promising an even more significant update will be coming on …

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Microsoft Announces a Remote For the Xbox One

It’s been clear since the announcement of the Xbox One that Microsoft intended its game console to be a comprehensive media-watching device. The console’s announcement was filled with references to TV and sports. To help fulfill this dream of an all-in-one media streaming and playing device for the living room Microsoft today announced that it will be releasing a remote …

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Tian Lim Joins Hulu As Its Chief Tech Officer

Much like Netflix, Hulu does a lot of work everyday behind the scenes to keep everything up and running. It’s none too surprising then that the company would be looking for some world class talent to lead its technology efforts. That talent is coming in the form of a man who helped build Sony’s PlayStation Network and Microsoft’s Xbox Live. …

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Free Xbox Live Gold Weekend Coming For ‘Titanfall’ Beta

Microsoft wants everyone with an Xbox One to play Titanfall. Every one. In order to achieve this, Microsoft is easing back its Xbox Live Gold paywall for one weekend. One weekend that just happens to coincide with the start of the Titanfall beta test. The free Live Gold weekend begins at midnight on Valentine’s Day and lasts until midnight on …

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‘Kinect Sports Rivals’ Finally Coming in April

Kinect Sports Rivals was supposed to be the Wii Sports of the Xbox One. The launch title that could somewhat justify the mandatory use of the Kinect peripheral and bring something less bloody to the Xbox One’s launch lineup. Like many of the Xbox One’s multiplayer features, however, Kinect Sports Rivals was delayed past launch. Though Microsoft provided Xbox One …

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Bonnaroo 2014 Will Stream Live on Xbox

Through a partnership between Microsoft and Superfly Presents, this year’s upcoming Bonnaroo music festival will be streaming, live, on your Xbox Ones and Xbox 360s. According to Microsoft, Bonnaroo on Xbox is going to be an interactive experience. This new partnership will give Xbox users unprecedented access to the live Bonnaroo experience through an exclusive, interactive television event that will …

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Microsoft Says All Digital Xbox One Isn’t Happening

Last week, a massive Xbox One leak hit the Internet revealing a number of games for the console. Alongside the reveal of games like Halo 2 Anniversary Edition and Forza Horizon 2, it was said that Microsoft was looking into the idea of releasing an Xbox One without a disc drive for $399 this holiday season. It was an interesting …

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Xbox One Proves A Huge Success For Microsoft

It’s been a great year for gaming. After sitting on the success of the Xbox 360 since 2005, Microsoft finally launched Xbox One back in November, selling more than 1 million consoles in its first 24 hours. The console, with a starting price of $499, hit shelves in 13 countries worldwide and sold 3.9 million copies. Microsoft also revealed that …

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Titanfall-Branded Xbox One Controller Unveiled

Microsoft has locked-up EA’s Titanfall as an exclusive for Xbox consoles (and PC), and it certainly intends to go all the way with its marketing efforts in the lead-up to the game’s March 11 launch. Whether or not Titanfall actually end up being the next big console multiplayer shooter, Microsoft has made sure that the brand will be synonymous with …

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Pizza Hut Is Actually Selling a Bunch of Pizzas via Xbox App

When Pizza Hut first announced that they had created a pizza-ordering app for the Xbox 360, it was hard to say that it wasn’t at least an interesting idea. What goes good with gaming? Pizza. What goes good with 12-hour binges of House of Cards? Pizza. Who would enjoy the convenience of ordering a pizza on the device they’re already …

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Microsoft Sold More Than 3 Million Xbox One Consoles Last Year

Months away from the launch of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles in November, both Sony and Microsoft are now settling in for a long console competition in the coming years. Microsoft today announced that it sold over 3 million Xbox One consoles between the device’s November 22 release date and the end of 2013. The company called the …

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‘Max: The Curse of Brotherhood’ Out For Xbox One

As far as console launch exclusives go, Microsoft’s Xbox One had a solid slate of titles. Missing among the violence of Ryse and Dead Rising 3, however, was an exclusive family title (like the PlayStation 4’s Knack, for instance) that younger gamers could enjoy. Microsoft today filled in that gap with the release of Max: The Curse of Brotherhood. The …

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