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Xbox One Owners Won’t Be Forced To Use Cortana

07/13/2016, Microsoft’s digital personal assistant Cortana first arrived on the company’s smartphones and gradually made its way to the desktop. The company is now expanding Cortana to almost all of its platforms and that includes the Xbox as well. Next...

Microsoft Working On Project Scorpio Trade-In Programs

07/10/2016, In case you missed E3, Microsoft confirmed that a new and more powerful Xbox was in the works codenamed Project Scorpio. For those who are a bit alarmed by this, fret not as there will not be any Project Scorpio-exclusive games, meaning that games...

Microsoft Edits Its Xbox Play Anywhere Promise

07/10/2016, Microsoft announced Xbox Play Anywhere during its press conference at the E3 2016 gaming convention last month. The feature will arrive later this year and it will allow people to purchase a game once on either Xbox One or Windows 10 and get it on the...

Avatars With Wheelchairs Coming Soon To Xbox Live

07/05/2016, Gamers come from all walks of life. Some gamers aren’t as fortunate as others and might be disabled, and now it looks like Microsoft will soon let disabled gamers better represent themselves on Xbox Live. Now you know that Xbox Live has support for...

Bill Gates Had Initially Disapproved Of The Xbox

06/30/2016, The Xbox console is one of the icons of gaming these days, but it seems that at one point during its inception it almost never came to be. Speaking in an episode of IGN Unfiltered, the Xbox’s co-creator Ed Fries revealed that during a pitch to...

Halo 5: Guardians Is Free For A Week

06/29/2016, Xbox One owners who have not yet played one of the best games available for this console are in luck as Halo 5: Guardians has gone free for an entire week. The game is available for free starting today and will remain free for several days so...

Buy Surface Pro 4 And Get A Free Xbox One If You’re A Student

06/29/2016, Microsoft is running an amazing promotion for students who are in the market for a new computer. It’s making it very hard for them to resist picking up the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 because if they do the company is going to give them an Xbox One for...

Original Xbox Controllers Look Like They Were From Outer Space

06/28/2016, The product you use at home is the result of many design changes made overs months and years. Sometimes the end result is nothing like what the original design looks like, which is pretty normal as designers figure out ways to improve upon it, and also...

Microsoft Will Be Shutting Xbox Fitness Down

06/27/2016, In case you didn’t know, Microsoft had a feature for the Xbox called Xbox Fitness. Basically it was meant to provide gamers on the Xbox a way to work out, and in some cases it took advantage of the Kinect to track your progress/form. It even came with...

Microsoft Tried To Partner With Nintendo Before Making The Xbox

06/24/2016, Back in the good old days, Microsoft and Sony weren’t names that you would associate with gaming. Nintendo, however, was largely considered (and still is) a household name when it came to video game consoles, which is why it isn’t surprising to learn...

Xbox Live Gold Subscription Available From Amazon For $40

06/02/2016, For those of you who have been meaning to subscribe to the likes of Xbox Live Gold but think it’s a bit expensive for your liking, you might be interested to learn that Amazon is offering a discount on the subscription service, where instead of charging...

GameStop Thinks New Consoles Will Be Unveiled At E3

05/26/2016, E3 will be kicking off next month and while Nintendo has pretty much confirmed that they will not be showing off the Nintendo NX console at the event, no one said anything about Sony or Microsoft and GameStop’s COO Tony Bartel thinks that the event will...

One Million Xbox Gamertags Will Be Available Again

05/17/2016, An Xbox Live Gamertag is like a username that you choose when joining a social network. While some networks allow you to change your username once you’ve joined, there are some that don’t, and in that case you have to create a new account....

Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Gets Support For Multi-Disc Games

05/15/2016, Xbox One has a unique feature which enables the console to run games originally created for the Xbox 360, provided that the developers add support for this feature. There are dozens of backwards compatible games available for the Xbox One currently and...