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Here’s A 7 Minute Look At The Xbox One Controller Here’s A 7 Minute Look At The Xbox One Controller

To say the Xbox One had a rough time over the last few months would be the understatement of the year. Since E3, Microsoft has been backpedaling on pretty much everything, including DRM and indie developer restrictions. Despite all that, …

‘Below’ Only a Timed Exclusive For Xbox One ‘Below’ Only a Timed Exclusive For Xbox One

After seeing Sony’s inclusion of indie games in its big PlayStation 4 announcement in February, Microsoft also set aside some time for indie games during its E3 presentation. A very small amount of time, actually – just enough to tease …

Xbox Live Summer of Arcade Kicks Off With Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons Xbox Live Summer of Arcade Kicks Off With Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons
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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 …

The Xbox One Is A Little More Powerful Today Than It Was Two Months Ago The Xbox One Is A Little More Powerful Today Than It Was Two Months Ago

Nobody can say that the Xbox One is an underpowered machine. People will, however, argue whether or not it’s as powerful as the PS4. It will probably remain a point of contention among fans throughout each console’s lifecycle, but at …

Xbox One Controller Will Cost You A Pretty Penny Xbox One Controller Will Cost You A Pretty Penny
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The PS3 and Xbox 360 normalized the idea of paying more than $50 for a controller. That trend will not just continue with the next generation of consoles, but they’re also going to become more expensive. Over the weekend, Microsoft …

Watch Steve Ballmer Talk About Microsoft’s Big Restructuring Plan Watch Steve Ballmer Talk About Microsoft’s Big Restructuring Plan

On Thursday, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced a massive restructuring of the core Microsoft business. The strategy calls for Microsoft to realign itself as a single entity focused on one goal – keeping people in the Windows ecosystem. Ballmer announced …

‘Xbox’ Was the Best Choice at the Time, Proves Rejected Names List ‘Xbox’ Was the Best Choice at the Time, Proves Rejected Names List

Say what you want about the name Microsoft decided to give its groundbreaking gaming console back in 2001 – but “Xbox” sure beats “M-PAC” (Microsoft Play and Action Center). Today, we get confirmation that whatever you think about the name …

A Humorous Take On Don Mattrick’s Move To Zynga A Humorous Take On Don Mattrick’s Move To Zynga

Is Microsoft’s loss of Don Mattrick be Zynga’s gain? Or will Mattrick suggest lesser versions of Zynga products if people aren’t able to upgrade to something new, and threaten his longevity with his new company? If Mattrick’s history does repeat …

If Xbox One Were A Woman, Would The Kinect Still Be Necessary? If Xbox One Were A Woman, Would The Kinect Still Be Necessary?
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The folks at IF*ckingHateThat understood there are a lot of questions surrounding the Xbox One, and so, they took it upon themselves to try and find some answers. What they came up with presents the issues surrounding Microsoft’s next gaming …

Why Did Don Mattrick Leave Microsoft So Suddenly? Why Did Don Mattrick Leave Microsoft So Suddenly?
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By now, you’ve all heard the news that Xbox boss Don Mattrick has left Microsoft for Zynga where he’ll take over as CEO. The move, which was surprising to many, started to raise questions immediately. Was he forced out after …

Xbox Boss Don Mattrick Is Leaving Microsoft For Zynga [Update: It's Official] Xbox Boss Don Mattrick Is Leaving Microsoft For Zynga [Update: It's Official]

UPDATE: It’s official. Zynga has just announced that Don Mattrick has joined the company as its new CEO. Founding CEO Mark Pincus will remain on as Chairman of the Board and Chief Product Officer. Here’s what Pincus had to say …

Xbox Music Heads To The Web Next Week [Report] Xbox Music Heads To The Web Next Week [Report]

In October of last year, Microsoft formally launched Xbox Music. It was part replacement for its failed Zune software and part Spotify competitor. The only problem was that, unlike Spotify, Xbox Music was only available on Microsoft products – Windows …

Xbox One Gets Its Official Headset Xbox One Gets Its Official Headset

For those who have not abandoned Microsoft’s Xbox One train–or, if you rejoined it after they eliminated the troublesome features–there is a new item for you to whet your appetite with: the official headset for the new console. Screaming at …

Xbox One Considered Too Expensive By Some Experts Xbox One Considered Too Expensive By Some Experts

While Microsoft saved some of the Xbox One’s face with by removing many of the initial attributes that put the gaming world in a spin. After their much-discussed E3 showing, one that came to a head with the following video: …

Microsoft: No Internet? Stick With Xbox 360. Microsoft: No Internet? Stick With Xbox 360.
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Following Microsoft’s big Xbox One reveal three weeks ago, company executives began putting out contradicting and worrying statements about the new console’s DRM and used game policies. Microsoft has since confirmed many of the worst parts of the rumors. The …

Don’t Have Time For The Xbox One Press Conference? Watch This Instead Don’t Have Time For The Xbox One Press Conference? Watch This Instead

As is now customary, the folks at VideoGamer release an abridged version of any and all video game related press conferences. The Xbox One went first yesterday so it’s the first on the chopping block. I don’t think I’ll ever …

Can Bing Put A Bigger Dent In Google Searches? Can Bing Put A Bigger Dent In Google Searches?
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Bing has been struggling to make a significant dent in Google’s share of the search market since its launch, but Bing’s share has been slowly growing over that time. While Bing still has a very long way to go if …

E3 2013: Xbox One Launch Details Unveiled E3 2013: Xbox One Launch Details Unveiled
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Microsoft’s E3 conference was filled to the brim with game previews and trailers, even to the extent that details of the Xbox One’s launch got a bit buried. Now, however, with their big game-filled presentation behind them, Microsoft has put …

E3 2013: Xbox One Will Launch For $499 E3 2013: Xbox One Will Launch For $499

In contrast to its big Xbox One unveiling, which focused on TV and sports, Microsoft’s E3 conference was packed full of games. In-between the constant trailers, however, was an important bit of information – the pricing info for the Xbox …

E3 2013: Microsoft Brings Games to its Xbox One Conference E3 2013: Microsoft Brings Games to its Xbox One Conference

Gamers were wary of Microsoft’s new console when the Xbox One announcement was filled with talk of TV, sports, and Kinect. Tensions on gaming forums were raised even more when the new console’s draconian DRM policies were confirmed last week. …

You Can Buy Used Games On Xbox One, But There’s A Catch You Can Buy Used Games On Xbox One, But There’s A Catch
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Can you trade in Xbox One games? Can you play Xbox One games on a friend’s console? Will there be a fee to transfer games from one Xbox One to the other? All these questions and more have finally been …