11/15/2011, Sony Computer Entertainment Korea today announced that they would be taking the PSN offline for underage players. This is in compliance with the Shutdown Law in South Korea which prevents underage players from gaming for a six hour block at night. The law was originally intended for online PC games, but it appears to have extended its reach and now includes consoles, thus affecting both Sony’s PSN and Microsoft’s Xbox […]
11/08/2011, It’s been awhile since its last major update, but the official Microsoft Xbox website will be given a facelift in the coming days. Microsoft announced on the Xbox forums that Xbox.com will be given a brand new interface to improve the social and video aspects of the site. Xbox.com will feature a brand new “Social” section that lets you see at a glance what your friends are up to and […]
11/07/2011, Fans of the Mass Effect game franchise might start getting jealous when they find out that over the weekend, an internal beta of the game was accidentally leaked onto Xbox Live, allowing several lucky gamers to get their hands on the game and experiencing its gameplay even before the rest of the world does.
10/13/2011, Earlier this year at E3, Microsoft announced a major update to the Xbox LIVE dashboard, and while the update hasn’t been released yet, it looks like they’re ready to give the public a preview of what the update is going to be like. The company has just announced on its official Xbox blog that they’re putting the update through a preview phase and is looking for potential guinea pigs to […]
10/12/2011, In a couple of weeks, you will be able to relive history (if you are old) or at least play with one of the best polygonal 3D racing game from another era. In addition to its mere existence on the Xbox 360 and PS3, the game will come with graphics upgrades that include a 16:9 aspect ratio (the original game was in 4:3) and HD resolution. It will also be […]
10/07/2011, Fans of MMA and UFC will be pleased to know that come 1st of December, UFC will be arriving on Xbox Live, which is a subscription based service by Microsoft that offers both multiplayer gaming and digital media content.
10/05/2011, Yesterday it was reported that we’ll be seeing the Xbox Live TV announcement today, and true to the word of All Things D’s anonymous sources, Microsoft did in fact make the announcement. Through a press release issued in the morning, Verizon and Microsoft officially announced a new FiOS TV-powered entertainment experience coming soon to the Xbox 360. Using a Verizon-developed app, FiOS TV and Internet customers who are also Xbox […]
09/23/2011, In an attempt to crack down on Xbox users who modify their consoles or hack their systems, Microsoft dished out quite a number of bans on users of Xbox Live. However, a number of accounts were banned wrongfully due to a software error. Today Microsoft announced that it will be restoring access to those consoles that were banned by the mistake and will be compensating them with three free months […]
09/19/2011, It looks like Microsoft is aiming to get its Xbox 360 console into the living room of everybody out there. According to reports, Microsoft is in the midst of discussions with Comcast and Verizon to turn the Xbox 360 console into a set top cable box. Microsoft had previously announced its plans to launch an Xbox Live TV service back in June, but it didn’t offer any details besides that […]
09/13/2011, It is confirmed: Xbox LIVE will be arriving on the PC platform, thanks to Xbox LIVE on Windows 8. Basically, this means Xbox LIVE will deliver your games, music, movies, and TV shows over to a slew of Microsoft Windows-powered devices., and not only on the desktop computer only. Microsoft claims that delivering Xbox LIVE to Windows 8 is just part of their vision so that you will be able […]
08/26/2011, Love sport to the death that even during the off-season, you have reruns playing off the TV while you snack on some chips and Coke? Well, sports fans will definitely be able to smile with the latest announcement that ESPN on Xbox LIVE has been updated, offering a whole new and streamlined look alongside a bunch of new features. For instance, you are able to designate your favorite sports and […]
08/04/2011, While we’re guessing that this piece of news won’t exactly sway Android or iOS users over to Windows Phone 7, it certainly is good news for those who currently own WP7 handsets. Come August 10th two new Xbox Live games will be making their way over to the Windows Phone 7 platform, and the best part is that they will be free!
07/30/2011, Love sports, but can’t stand the fact that sometimes there are two important games going on at the same time? DVR-ing a match for later viewing just doesn’t give you the same feel as watching it live, not to mention you won’t even be able to participate in any ongoing conversations with your friends who are watching one match but not another.
07/25/2011, The long-awaited Avatar Kinect that was introduced at CES earlier this year is now available to all Xbox LIVE users starting today. In case you forgot about it or you haven’t been paying much attention, Avatar Kinect is a new Xbox LIVE Gadget that brings your avatar to life. Avatar Kinect uses the Kinect to capture your facial expressions and voice so when you smile, nod or speak, your avatar […]