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E3 2014: Far Cry 4 opening minutes shows nutcase villain Pagan Min
E3 2014: Far Cry 4 opening minutes shows nutcase villain Pagan Min
Ubisoft kicked its press briefing today in the strongest way it could; by exposing us all to the insanity of antagonist Pagan Min. Far Cry ...... 10 Jun 2014
E3 2014: The Crew 'Coast to Coast' trailer shown at E3
E3 2014: The Crew 'Coast to Coast' trailer shown at E3
Here is some more footage of Ubisoft's racing title, in which you can race across the United States. It takes 90 minutes to drive from coast ...... 10 Jun 2014 - 1 comment
E3 2014: FIFA 15 launching September 23 for PC, Xbox One and PS4 (+video)
E3 2014: FIFA 15 launching September 23 for PC, Xbox One and PS4 (+video)
EA Sports has revealed that FIFA 15 will launch in North America on September 23, followed in Europe on September 25, for Xbox One, PS4, Xbox ...... 10 Jun 2014
Xbox boss makes big step toward Xbox One recovery at E3
Xbox boss makes big step toward Xbox One recovery at E3
Microsoft's head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, deserves credit for bringing Xbox One back to gaming and putting the focus on the customer. Microsoft's ...... 09 Jun 2014
E3 2014: New Phantom Dust announced for Xbox One
E3 2014: New Phantom Dust announced for Xbox One
Microsoft revealed a teaser trailer for a new Phantom Dust for Xbox One, bringing back an original Xbox cult classic. Phil Spencer had spoken ...... 09 Jun 2014 - 1 comment
E3 2014: Forza Horizon 2 trailer & Forza Motorsport 5 gets Nürburgring
E3 2014: Forza Horizon 2 trailer & Forza Motorsport 5 gets Nürburgring
Here is a trailer showing off Forza Horizon 2 shown at E3, and details on the Nürburgring free track update for Forza Motorsport 5. Forza ...... 09 Jun 2014 - 1 comment
E3 2014: Crackdown returns on Xbox One
E3 2014: Crackdown returns on Xbox One
Crackdown is coming back on Xbox One, as Microsoft showed off a trailer packed with destruction at E3. If you enjoyed the original Crackdown ...... 09 Jun 2014
E3 2014: Halo: The Master Chief Collection coming to Xbox One, Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer beta this fall
E3 2014: Halo: The Master Chief Collection coming to Xbox One, Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer beta this fall
Master Collection includes Halo: Combat Evolved, a re-mastered Halo 2: Anniversary, Halo 3, Halo 4 and new digital series Halo: Nightfall. ...... 09 Jun 2014
Xbox One controller PC drivers now available
Xbox One controller PC drivers now available
Xbox Live's Major Nelson (aka Larry Hryb) has posted downloads for Xbox One controller drivers for Windows PCs. The drivers will roll out ...... 05 Jun 2014
Microsoft: Xbox One to get GPU power boost
Microsoft: Xbox One to get GPU power boost
Microsoft has confirmed previous speculation that developers will be given access to more GPU bandwidth through an SDK update. Previously, ...... 05 Jun 2014
Xbox One getting HBO Go, Twitter, Vine, Showtime Anytime, Comedy Central and dozens more
Xbox One getting HBO Go, Twitter, Vine, Showtime Anytime, Comedy Central and dozens more
Microsoft has announced a huge increase to its entertainment app line-up, including HBO Go, Showtime Anytime and a Twitter experience optimized for TV. ...... 04 Jun 2014 - 3 comments
Xbox One gets external storage, Real Names on Xbox Live, more in June update
Xbox One gets external storage, Real Names on Xbox Live, more in June update
The Xbox One June update is rolling out, bringing with it support for external storage and the ability to use your real name on Xbox Live. ...... 04 Jun 2014
Xbox One gets first free Games with Gold titles
Xbox One gets first free Games with Gold titles
Games with Gold and Deals with Gold for Xbox One are now available to Xbox Live Gold members, with the first two games available for download now. ...... 04 Jun 2014
Batman: Arkham Knight delayed to 2015
Batman: Arkham Knight delayed to 2015
In a year of delays for high-profile upcoming games, Batman: Arkham Knight is the latest that won't make it onto shelves in 2014. Batman: ...... 04 Jun 2014
Halo 5: Guardians coming to Xbox One
Halo 5: Guardians coming to Xbox One
The next instalment of the legendary saga of Master Chief will land in Xbox One in the form of Halo 5: Guardians, it has been revealed. 343 ...... 16 May 2014
Should Microsoft have unbundled Kinect from Xbox One?
Should Microsoft have unbundled Kinect from Xbox One?
Xbox One will soon come without Kinect to compete in pricing with the PS4, but what does the decision mean for the future of Microsoft's console? ...... 14 May 2014 - 8 comments
Xbox One without Kinect coming June 9 for $399
Xbox One without Kinect coming June 9 for $399
Microsoft will offer consumers an Xbox One console without Kinect for $399 from June 9, as it aims to catch up on Sony's lower priced PlayStation 4. ...... 13 May 2014 - 9 comments
Xbox Live Gold requirement for Netlix, Hulu to be scrapped?
Xbox Live Gold requirement for Netlix, Hulu to be scrapped?
According to a report, Xbox One and Xbox 360 owners may soon be able to use Netflix, Hulu and other streaming services without an Xbox Live Gold account. ...... 13 May 2014 - 3 comments
Upload Xbox One gamplay footage to YouTube directly
Upload Xbox One gamplay footage to YouTube directly
Starting from tomorrow, Xbox One gamers will be able to share gameplay footage directly to their YouTube channel. Microsoft has confirmed ...... 07 Apr 2014
Microsoft: Xbox 360 emulation on Xbox One being 'thought through'
Microsoft: Xbox 360 emulation on Xbox One being 'thought through'
Microsoft is still thinking through its options as it works on ways to bring Xbox 360 titles to the Xbox One console. Since the Xbox One ...... 07 Apr 2014 - 1 comment
Xbox One will get external storage support soon
Xbox One will get external storage support soon
Microsoft's Larry Hryb (Major Nelson) has confirmed that the Xbox One console will get support for game storage through external devices in ...... 05 Apr 2014 - 2 comments
Xbox One update fixes controller issues
Xbox One update fixes controller issues
A new Xbox One system update includes another firmware update for controllers to fix several problems that have been reported by users. The ...... 05 Apr 2014
Five year old hacks Xbox One account, gets reward from Microsoft
Five year old hacks Xbox One account, gets reward from Microsoft
Microsoft has thanked a five year old boy for discovering a flaw in its Xbox One system that allowed him to log into his Dad's account without a password. ...... 04 Apr 2014 - 5 comments
Xbox boss: Virtual Reality is not a 'fad'
Xbox boss: Virtual Reality is not a 'fad'
Newly appointed head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, has said that Virtual Reality (VR) is not a fad after Xbox co-creator Ed Fries cast doubt on its ...... 03 Apr 2014 - 3 comments
Xbox co-creator: Xbox One can beat PS4
Xbox co-creator: Xbox One can beat PS4
Ed Fries, an Xbox co-creator, has said that Microsoft's Xbox One console can emerge victorious over Sony's PlayStation 4 (PS4) if Microsoft ...... 02 Apr 2014 - 36 comments
Xbox boss: Gaming will be our core moving Xbox forward
Xbox boss: Gaming will be our core moving Xbox forward
The new Xbox boss, Phil Spencer, has promised gamers that gaming will be at the core of taking the brand forward. Spencer got the nod from ...... 01 Apr 2014
VIDEO: Weird new Xbox One ad touts realism of gameplay
VIDEO: Weird new Xbox One ad touts realism of gameplay
'If it was any more real, it would be real,' claims a new strange ad for Xbox One from Microsoft. The new advert shows a man washing his ...... 13 Jan 2014 - 12 comments
VIDEO: SkyDrive on Xbox One
VIDEO: SkyDrive on Xbox One
Microsoft has announced that SkyDrive is coming to Xbox One on launch day and its Channel 9 offers a video demo. The SkyDrive app on Xbox ...... 13 Nov 2013
Xbox One video boasts 'ultimate realism', says cinematic gameplay rivals Hollywood
Xbox One video boasts 'ultimate realism', says cinematic gameplay rivals Hollywood
A new Xbox One video from Microsoft touts that the console delivers ultimate realism that rivals Hollywood. With the launch of the next generation ...... 12 Nov 2013 - 12 comments
Xbox One owner banned from LIVE is invited to launch event
Xbox One owner banned from LIVE is invited to launch event
The man who spilled loads of details and images to Twitter after receiving an Xbox One from Target by mistake has been invited to the Xbox One launch. ...... 11 Nov 2013 - 2 comments
Oops! Target admits shipping Xbox One consoles accidentally
Oops! Target admits shipping Xbox One consoles accidentally
Target has admitted that one of its distribution centers shipped Xbox One consoles to a small number of customers ahead of the its November 22 launch. ...... 10 Nov 2013 - 1 comment
Xbox One doesn't support 3D Blu-ray
Xbox One doesn't support 3D Blu-ray
Microsoft has confirmed that the Xbox One console will not play 3D Blu-ray movies at launch. The Xbox One console of course packs a Blu-ray ...... 09 Nov 2013 - 5 comments
Xbox One gets 6-months free Skype group video calls, 100 free worldwide minutes per month
Xbox One gets 6-months free Skype group video calls, 100 free worldwide minutes per month
Microsoft has revealed that Xbox Live Gold subscribers who buy Xbox One will get six moths free Skype group video calls and free worldwide minutes ...... 09 Nov 2013 - 3 comments
Xbox One consoles ship early, Microsoft bans console of Twitter user
Xbox One consoles ship early, Microsoft bans console of Twitter user
Target has reportedly shipped standard edition Xbox One consoles to customers who ordered recently. One showed up on eBay with a hefty price ...... 09 Nov 2013 - 7 comments
Try out Xbox One at Microsoft retail stores
Try out Xbox One at Microsoft retail stores
You can now try out Forza Motorsport 5 on Xbox One at Microsoft Retail Stores ahead of the November 22 launch day. The next-generation console ...... 09 Nov 2013
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