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Microsoft To Host Xbox One Launch Events All Over The World

On Thursday night, Sony will be hosting two PS4 launch parties with one taking place in New York City and the other in San Francisco. A week later, Microsoft will be holding its own launch parties, but its sights are …

Xbox One Owners Get Free Skype Calls For Six Months

Today, one week away from the launch of Sony’s PlayStation 4, is the day that Microsoft has chosen to release a boatload of new information about its upcoming Xbox One console. Microsoft today has already announced its streaming app lineup, …

‘Ryse: The Fall’ Episode Two Released

Earlier this week, Microsoft unveiled the first episode of a live-action mini-series based on the upcoming Xbox One launch title Ryse: Son of Rome. Titled The Fall, the series depicts the video game’s protagonist, Marius Titus, in a sort of …

Here’s Everything You Need To Know About The Xbox One

Last week, Sony answered every possible question one could possibly have about the PS4 in an exhaustive FAQ. Among all the details, we learned some good stuff and some bad stuff about Sony’s next console. Now it’s Microsoft’s turn to …

Did the Kinect Just Un-Jump The Shark?

When people bring up Kinect it’s generally met with semi-disgust as it was just a gimmicky thing to try and compete with the Nintendo Wii, right? Well now it seems that Microsoft is taking cool factor of the Kinect up …

Xbox One And PS4 On Sale This November
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It’s almost Christmas time again and for gamers that means going to great lengths to get their hands on one of the new must-have, next-gen video game consoles. On Nov. 15, Sony will release the PS4 while Microsoft will release …

CoD: Ghosts Will Run at 720p on XB1 While PS4 Runs 1080p
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Call of Duty has done it again, at least in terms of causing controversy. Unlike previous controversies of the next-generation consoles, one of which involved Microsoft’s crazy DRM policies and the feud with the retail/resale market while another cited NSA-like …

Halo: Spartan Assault is Coming to Xbox Consoles

Earlier this year, Microsoft debuted a Halo-branded top-down shooter called Halo: Spartan Assault. The game was designed primarily with tablets and smartphones in mind, and Microsoft tried to used the game to sell Windows Phone 8 smartphones and the Windows …

‘Kinect Sports Rivals’ Trial to Launch With Xbox One

Despite a new Kinect being packed-in with every launch Xbox One, there will be no Kinect launch title from Microsoft itself. The device can, of course, be used to navigate the console with voice commands, but that won’t exactly justify …

Here’s How Voice Commands Work On The Xbox One

When the Kinect was first revealed, Microsoft made it a point to emphasize that almost every function of the console could be controlled by either motion or voice. That concept is being expanded with the Xbox One, and now Microsoft …

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 …

New Xbox 360 Holiday Bundles Announced

Though Microsoft’s efforts are currently on promoting its upcoming Xbox One console, the company still knows the Xbox 360 has years of life left. This holiday season, Microsoft will continue to try to expand the Xbox 360′s large user base …

New Kinect Features Previewed in New Video

Microsoft is betting big on its next-generation version of its Kinect motion sensor. The device has been packed in with every one of its upcoming Xbox One consoles, ensuring that all Xbox gamers will have a Kinect. This has caused …

Grand Theft Auto Five Sales Exceed $1 Billion
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The Grand Theft Auto games by Rockstar have always been popular, and for anyone doubting how strong the gaming industry is, they need to look no further than Grand Theft Auto Five’s record-setting sales. The new Grand Theft Auto game …

Xbox One To Launch On November 22

At Gamescom, Sony announced that the PS4 would launch on November 15 in North America. We were hoping for a similar announcement from Microsoft at Gamescom, but nothing came. Instead, Microsoft chose today as the time to unravel the final …

Xbox Time Warner Cable App Released Xbox Time Warner Cable App Released

Back in June, Microsoft and Time Warner Cable announced that they had reached a deal for Xbox 360 consoles to stream hundreds of live cable TV channels to Time Warner customers. This week, the fruits of that deal have been …

The Xbox One Will Launch On November 8 [Rumor]

At Gamescom, Sony announced that the PS4 would be launching on November 15 in North America. At the same show, Microsoft refused to commit to an actual date for the launch despite delaying the console’s launch in a number of …

Xbox One Launch Title Pre-Order Bonuses Announced
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November is less than three months away, and the smell of the coming console war is in the air. Despite rumors of lowered shipment numbers for the year, hundreds of thousands of gamers in the U.S. and U.K. will have …

Here’s the Microsoft Xbox Gamescom Presentation That Wasn’t Streamed

Though Microsoft declined to livestream its major Gamescom presentation on Tuesday, that didn’t mean the event wasn’t being filmed. Microsoft today released the full 35-minute presentation through its YouTube channel. The news coming out of this conference was nearly as …

‘Plants Vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare’ Detailed, Trailers Revealed

EA had some of the biggest announcements today at Gamescom. The publisher is heavily supporting the Xbox One with exclusive FIFA 14 content and a pack-in deal. It announced Battlefield 4 Premium, previewed more gameplay from its much-hyped Titanfall, and …

ID@Xbox Is The Xbox One’s Self Publishing Platform For Indies

When the Xbox One was first announced, Microsoft said that it wouldn’t allow indie developers to self publish on the platform. Without an indie games channel on the Xbox One, this meant that indie developers would once again have to …