Living with the Xbox One: Thoughts after the launch
"Things will get better," says Xbox Live's director of programming. Microsoft is working on a number of improvements to Xbox One's party system. Click here to read the full article
I dislike being ungrateful for free games, but I have a limit and it's Gears of War. Epic Games' 2006 cover-based shooter is free for Xbox Live Gold members now through December 15. The game inexplicably goes for $19.99 on the service normally, though one could easily find a pre-owned copy for a few dollars, I'm sure. Show More Summary
Far Cry Blood Dragon, The Witcher 2 also under $8. Microsoft's 'Cyber Monday' deals are live now and offer multiple critically acclaimed titles for under $10.Click here to read the full article
Peggle 2 is coming Dec. 9 to the Xbox One via Xbox Live. This comes from PopCap, in a preview of the game in VentureBeat yesterday. Peggle 2 will have 120 levels and run $11.99. Read more...
Getting local video and images from an Android device to a connected TV, Xbox, Apple TV or other device just got a lot easier. AllCast, now available in beta, streams that content over Wi-Fi from an Android smartphone or tablet.
Microsoft acknowleged it checks for bad language in videos shared through Xbox One's Upload Studio.
Plus: 'Being banned from Xbox Live for saying crp and plonker is just stupid' QuoTW This was the week when Eric Schmidt had a lot to say for himself, first posting an informative guide for all the many friends he has who've been trying to migrate from iPhones over to Android.…
Xbox Live outage forces users offline temporarily, issues now fixed. Update: Microsoft has updated its Xbox Live status page to confirm that all Xbox Live services are now back up and running following brief outages on Wednesday.Click here to read the full article
Xbox Live outage forces users offline temporarily. Microsoft has confirmed it is working on a fix for issues with Xbox Live connectivity today, November 27.Click here to read the full article
Video game consoles aren't just for gaming. They also make great set-top boxes that stream video and music into our living rooms, and the new Xbox One and PlayStation 4 are no different. Each console brings a little something different...Show More Summary
Batman: Arkham Origins Infinite Earths Skins Pack The Batman: Arkham Origins Infinite Earths Skins Pack is now available on the PlayStation Network, the Xbox LIVE online entertainment network from Microsoft and Steam for $4.99, and on Nintendo eShop for $3.99. Show More Summary
Skulls of the Shogun has launched on iOS, and is available to download via the App Store. 17-BIT's humorous turn-based strategy game, which originally launched on Windows 8, Xbox Live Arcade, and Windows Phone at the beginning of this...Show More Summary
The browser-based version of Xbox Video is now live, but Microsoft's using it to herd you towards Windows 8 and the Xbox One.
Zune may be dead, but Microsoft's Xbox-branded media stores and expanding to fill the void. On Wednesday, the web version of Xbox Video went live, just in time to stream A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving. The Xbox Video website offers the...Show More Summary
We already knew Microsoft was working to bring its Xbox Video service to the web, and today it's finally live. If you go to video.xbox.com, you'll be able to watch TV shows and movies, including items you may have already purchased from another Windows device. Show More Summary
Microsoft's "Games with Gold" initiative has been picking up steam lately, with two games being offered free of charge to Xbox Live Gold members every month since its inception. I usually don't get to benefit from it due to already owning the titles in question, but late next month I'll be able to snag Shoot Many Robots for free. Show More Summary
Shoot Many Robots will also be free for Xbox Live Gold members. The next two games to be made available free of charge for Xbox Live Gold members have been announced.Click here to read the full article
The next Xbox Live Games with Gold title is Gears of War 1, Microsoft has announced. The seven-year-old Epic shooter is available to download starting Sunday 1st December for free if you're an Xbox Live Gold subscriber. Then, on 16th December, Gold members can download 2D side-scrolling Xbox Live Arcade game Shoot Many Robots. Read more…
Skulls of the Shogun has launched on iPad and iPhone. 17-BIT's superb Advance Wards-style turn-based strategy game, already out on Steam, Windows 8 and Xbox Live Arcade, costs £2.99 from the App Store. You'll need at least an iPad 2 or iPad mini, iPhone 4, iPod Touch (4th generation), or newer to play. Read more…