09/06/2013, The Xbox One is set to be released on November 22 across 13 different regions, which just so happens to be the same exact day the Xbox 360 launched in North America back in 2005. If you were one of those lucky enough to have pre-ordered the Xbox 360, you probably know too well just how scarce they were to find at its launch. Microsoft executive Phil Spencer wants to […]
09/06/2013, We know how important it is to have nearly every device in your living room connected to the Internet so you can stream video from a number of different content providers, but one thing people take for granted is how difficult it is for some of these devices to recommend content based on a variety of options. Netflix, YouTube and even video game consoles all have recommendation systems to place […]
09/06/2013, Last night marked the official start of the 2013 football season, which means pretty much anyone and everyone that is mildly interested in sports were glued to their television sets. Microsoft knew this, which is why they chose last night as the perfect time to debut the first commercial for its upcoming next-generation console, the Xbox One.
09/05/2013, If we learned anything from the both Sony and Microsoft in regards to their upcoming next-generation consoles, the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, it’s that new consoles with backwards compatibility will seemingly be a thing of the past. Both companies have said they will not offer backwards compatibility, although we’re now hearing Microsoft could be performing another one-eighty on the topic.
08/30/2013, If you’re a long-time Xbox 360 owner, the name “Xbox Live Marketplace” will probably result in numerous trips down memory lane when you purchased that really good game while you were sitting butt-naked on your couch drowning in a sea of Doritos. Well – get that name completely out of your head as Microsoft is bidding adieu to the name Xbox Live Marketplace, and replacing it with “Xbox Games.”
08/27/2013, All good things come to those who wait, and here we are with Call of Duty: Black Ops II Apocalypse being made available first on Xbox Live. This would be the game’s fourth and final DLC pack, where you will be able to enjoy a quartet of thrilling and diverse multiplayer maps, in addition to “Origins”. Origins happens to be the all-new, wildly creative Zombies experience which would see you […]
08/27/2013, Earlier this morning, we heard reports from this year’s GameStop Expo saying GameStop managers would be given a free PlayStation 4 and seven games when the console launches on November 15. It looks like the decision of whether or not to choose a PS4 or Xbox One has become even easier now that reports are coming in GameStop managers will also receive an Xbox One. The announcement was made during […]
08/27/2013, It was earlier this summer when Time Warner Cable announced they would be making their TWC TV application, which is currently available on a number of mobile devices and even some set-top boxes, available onto the Xbox 360. If you’re a Time Warner Cable, you can now head over to the Xbox Live Marketplace to download the TWC TV app as it’s just officially launched.
08/27/2013, The road to the long-awaited Title Update 12 for the Xbox 360 version of Minecraft has been a long one. Earlier this month, 4J Studios announced they were putting the final touches on the update, even going as far as announcing the official changelog for the game just a week later. This lead many to believe the update was coming extremely soon, but unfortunately, the update never came. Those of you who […]
08/26/2013, Microsoft has been planning to do away with its arbitrary Microsoft Points system it first introduced with the Xbox 360 in time for the release of the Xbox One. We first heard it as a rumor earlier this year, but has since confirmed they will be transitioning its Microsoft Points system to one where your local currency will be reflected in the pricing of content. Today marks a a milestone […]
08/21/2013, Earlier this month, 4J Studios said they were putting the final touches on their Title Update 12 for the Xbox 360 version of Minecraft. Since then, the full changelog of Title Update 12 was released, but we have still yet to hear of an official release date for the long-awaited title update. The truth is – even 4J Studios doesn’t know when Title Update 12 will see the light of day.
08/20/2013, GameStop announced earlier this month they would be holding a promotion that would allow Xbox 360 owners to upgrade select games to the Xbox One version, and today, Amazon has jumped on the Xbox 360 to Xbox One game-upgrade bandwagon.
08/20/2013, PopCap Games just released its Plants vs. Zombies 2: It’s About Time within the week, but the developer is hard at work on new titles as well, namely Peggle 2 and Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare. Both titles were announced during E3 2013, and during Microsoft’s Xbox One presentation at Gamescom, it was revealed both titles will be making their way to the console first before branching out to additional platforms.
08/20/2013, It’s undeniable one of the biggest games to be released this year is Call of Duty: Ghosts. The next game in the beloved Call of Duty franchise will be releasing on November 5, and during Microsoft’s Xbox One presentation at this year’s Gamescom, Activision had some news to share regarding the Xbox One version of Call of Duty: Ghosts.