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  • Metro Redux Now Available on Xbox One, together or separatelyMetro Redux Now Available on Xbox One, together or separately

    (Date: Wednesday, August 27, 2014)
    Another remastered, atmospheric masterpiece (wait, make that pair of masterpieces) is now yours for the buying on Xbox One.

  • Too many Deals with Gold bargains to list for Xbox One, 360 this weekToo many Deals with Gold bargains to list for Xbox One, 360 this week

    (Date: Wednesday, August 27, 2014)
    And that’s just the way we like it! Lots of Triple-A franchise savings this week, including Need for Speed Rivals, Killer Instinct, State of Decay, The Walking Dead Season 2, Watch Dogs, Murdered Soul Suspect, Far Cry 3 and more!

  • Forza Horizon 2 Demo Date and Xbox One Achievements AnnouncedForza Horizon 2 Demo Date and Xbox One Achievements Announced

    (Date: Wednesday, August 27, 2014)
    Forza Horizon 2 fans, you’ve been asking for it and today we’ve got news: The Forza Horizon 2 demo for Xbox One is coming on September 16!

  • Xbox One Standalone Kinect Sensor Available in OctoberXbox One Standalone Kinect Sensor Available in October

    (Date: Wednesday, August 27, 2014)
    The standalone Kinect sensor comes with Dance Central Spotlight, the latest in the dance series from developer Harmonix, and will be available for only $149.99 US.

  • Fibbage is now available on Xbox One, and that's no lieFibbage is now available on Xbox One, and that's no lie

    (Date: Saturday, August 23, 2014)
    It would probably be a fib if we said we had any idea this game was coming, but here it is!

  • MS and EA kick-off Xbox One full game preloads early with Madden 15MS and EA kick-off Xbox One full game preloads early with Madden 15

    (Date: Saturday, August 23, 2014)
    That’s right, you can purchase and pre- download Madden NFL 15 right now on the Xbox One Store, so you can begin playing it right away on the release date.

  • Xbox One soon to offer 24-hour full-game trials to Gold SubscribersXbox One soon to offer 24-hour full-game trials to Gold Subscribers

    (Date: Saturday, August 23, 2014)
    Xbox Live Gold members may soon be able to try out the full version of certain games for an entire day before making the decision to purchase it digitally or not. Combine this with the confirmed option to pre-load games and you’ve got quite a system.

  • Rockstar, COD and Trials Fusion rule this week's Deals with GoldRockstar, COD and Trials Fusion rule this week's Deals with Gold

    (Date: Tuesday, August 19, 2014)
    Modern military warfare, crazy stunts with a motocross bike or ultra-violent open world, sandbox-style adventures. Pick your poison, it’s all pretty awesome.

  • GTAOnline Flight School, The Golf Club, Diablo III UEE now availableGTAOnline Flight School, The Golf Club, Diablo III UEE now available

    (Date: Tuesday, August 19, 2014)
    Whether you’re into Top Gunning fools in the world of GTA V, playing the perfect 18 holes on the most exotic golf greens in the world, or dungeon crawling and hoarding loot, the Xbox 360 and Xbox One have you covered.

  • Xbox Enteratinment may live on through partnership with WB, MachinimaXbox Enteratinment may live on through partnership with WB, Machinima

    (Date: Monday, August 18, 2014)
    For those of you who lamented the closing of Xbox Entertainment Studios, there is still hope that the enterprise will continue on under a new, ambitious partnership. After all, why throw the baby out with the bathwater?

  • Gamescom 2014: MS outshocks RollerCoaster Tycoon with ScreamRideGamescom 2014: MS outshocks RollerCoaster Tycoon with ScreamRide

    (Date: Monday, August 18, 2014)
    One of the new Xbox exclusives announced at Gamescom last week was ScreamRide, an amusement park simulator in which your goal is not to make money, but instead push guests to their physical limits and beyond, with total disregard to their well-being.

  • MS Rolls out Xbox One August Update, Preview Program hints the futureMS Rolls out Xbox One August Update, Preview Program hints the future

    (Date: Monday, August 18, 2014)
    Whether you’re a regular Xbox One owner or lucky enough to be part of the Preview Program, you can expect a whole bunch of new features to be added to your console this week, if they haven’t been already.

  • The Evil Within plans to terrify us much longer with a Season PassThe Evil Within plans to terrify us much longer with a Season Pass

    (Date: Wednesday, August 13, 2014)
    And in a twist that’s becoming rather familiar post-Gamescom, you get to play as a villain (The Keeper) as part of the DLC.

  • Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 makes the leap to current gen consolesPro Evolution Soccer 2015 makes the leap to current gen consoles

    (Date: Wednesday, August 13, 2014)
    But you’ll still be able to play the latest PES on Xbox 360 as well. A demo will be available in mid-September.

  • The Crew also racing to Xbox 360, Xbox One closed Beta in SeptemberThe Crew also racing to Xbox 360, Xbox One closed Beta in September

    (Date: Wednesday, August 13, 2014)
    Registration for the closed console beta is open right now, so make sure to follow the link inside to register!

  • Gamerscom 2014: Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer beta starts Dec. 29Gamerscom 2014: Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer beta starts Dec. 29

    (Date: Tuesday, August 12, 2014)
    Got plans post-Christmas and pre-New Year’s? Well you’d better scrap ’em, because you’ve got a hell of a lot of Halo to do.

  • Gamescom 2014: 343 Industries unveils The Halo ChannelGamescom 2014: 343 Industries unveils The Halo Channel

    (Date: Tuesday, August 12, 2014)
    Created by 343 Industries, the Halo Channel is home to all your Halo content and entertainment, and includes an abundance of interactive features that allows fans to immerse themselves in Halo like never before.

  • Gamescom 2014: Remedy debuts awesome Quantum Break GameplayGamescom 2014: Remedy debuts awesome Quantum Break Gameplay

    (Date: Tuesday, August 12, 2014)
    Time momentarily stopped at the Xbox gamescom 2014 Media Briefing as Sam Lake, Creative Director of acclaimed Remedy Entertainment took to the stage to raise the curtain on its highly anticipated new game, Quantum Break.

  • Gamescom 2014: Upcoming updates bring Xbox One closer to perfectionGamescom 2014: Upcoming updates bring Xbox One closer to perfection

    (Date: Tuesday, August 12, 2014)
    Starting in the early access program later this month, new social features making it easier for gamers to connect with their friends and new ways to access their TV and entertainment throughout their homes will be coming to Xbox One.

  • Gamescom 2014: MS reveals three special edition Xbox One bundlesGamescom 2014: MS reveals three special edition Xbox One bundles

    (Date: Tuesday, August 12, 2014)
    If you’ve been holding out on getting an Xbox One because you’re not a fan of the standard black, it’s finally your time to pre-order, as you now have two distinct new looks to choose from. Please note, neither come with a matching Kinect!

  • Gamescom 2014: Rise of the Tomb Raider exclusive to Xbox One!Gamescom 2014: Rise of the Tomb Raider exclusive to Xbox One!

    (Date: Tuesday, August 12, 2014)
    Is your jaw on the floor? Mine certainly is. That’s right, Lara’s next adventure will only be available to play on the Xbox One platform. That probably means a lot of happy Xbox One owners and a lot of angry PC and Playstation gamers.

  • The Golf Club Tees Off Next Gen - August 19thThe Golf Club Tees Off Next Gen - August 19th

    (Date: Tuesday, August 12, 2014)
    The Golf Club will officially release on the Xbox One and PC on August 19th, 2014 for $34.99!

  • Harmonix announces first set of DLC songs for Dance Central: SpotlightHarmonix announces first set of DLC songs for Dance Central: Spotlight

    (Date: Monday, August 11, 2014)
    All the songs can be purchased individually, so you only have to jam to the tunes you like.

  • Xbox premieres Call of Duty Advanced Warfare multiplayer at GamescomXbox premieres Call of Duty Advanced Warfare multiplayer at Gamescom

    (Date: Monday, August 11, 2014)
    Check out the full recording of the World Premiere Broadcast inside, as well as the new Multiplayer Reveal Trailer!

  • EA Access Launches Today on Xbox OneEA Access Launches Today on Xbox One

    (Date: Monday, August 11, 2014)
    Do you love EA Sports and just about every game that comes from the house of Electronic Arts? If you do, then EA Access is a new, Xbox One-exclusive subscription service that you might be very interested in trying out.

  • Blizzard Keeps Diablo III On Xbox One Awesomely Up-to-DateBlizzard Keeps Diablo III On Xbox One Awesomely Up-to-Date

    (Date: Friday, August 8, 2014)
    Best of all, in addition to being pretty much in lock-step with the updates for the PC version of the game, the Xbox One version will indeed run at 1080p via a Day One patch. And make sure to hold on to those Xbox 360 and PS3 gamesaves...

  • MS brings Xbox One Digital TV Tuner to Europe, and hope for Canada OTAMS brings Xbox One Digital TV Tuner to Europe, and hope for Canada OTA

    (Date: Friday, August 8, 2014)
    Let’s hope that Microsoft brings this optional peripheral to North America in some form, as there are many gamers here who have cut the cable and receive their HD television signals over-the-air.

  • Target Canada offering 10 percent off Xbox Store and Xbox Live cardsTarget Canada offering 10 percent off Xbox Store and Xbox Live cards

    (Date: Friday, August 8, 2014)
    It’s rare to see discounts of any kind on actual digital currency in these parts (save for iTunes cards), and even less so for the Xbox Store, so when a large franchise like Target throws down the gauntlet like this, it pays to take advantage.

  • Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition outed by AmazonSleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition outed by Amazon

    (Date: Wednesday, August 6, 2014)
    With the recent comeback success by Tomb Raider, it was only a matter of time before Sleeping Dogs (which like Tomb Raider was quite the looker on PC last generation) made the leap to current-gen consoles. Now the game will have a new lease on life.

  • Assassin’s Creed Rogue announced for last-gen consolesAssassin’s Creed Rogue announced for last-gen consoles

    (Date: Wednesday, August 6, 2014)
    The rumors have turned out to be true. Ubisoft has revealed a second Assassin’s Creed game set to come out this November. Everybody pull out your wallets, this fall is going to be pricey...

  • Huge Capcom sale headlines this week's Deals with GoldHuge Capcom sale headlines this week's Deals with Gold

    (Date: Wednesday, August 6, 2014)
    It’s a big week on the discount front – in addition to this week’s Deals with Gold for Xbox One and Xbox 360, you’ll find a large number of Capcom classics 50% to 75% off. Also, some of Xbox One’s top titles will be permanently priced at $49.99.

  • Evolve Delayed until 2015Evolve Delayed until 2015

    (Date: Wednesday, August 6, 2014)
    "Rocktober" just got a lot more affordable, as one of its most anticipated games has moved into February of next year. Anyone get the feeling that early 2015 is going to get very crowded over the next few months?

  • Games with Gold PSA: Strike Suit Zero, Crimson Dragon FREE to downloadGames with Gold PSA: Strike Suit Zero, Crimson Dragon FREE to download

    (Date: Friday, August 1, 2014)
    As always, with Games with Gold, it’s for a limited time, so get downloading, Xbox Live Gold Members!

  • Titanfall Frontier's Edge DLC Pack now available for downloadTitanfall Frontier's Edge DLC Pack now available for download

    (Date: Friday, August 1, 2014)
    See you on the Frontier’s Edge tonight...

  • Killer Instinct coming to retail in the form of the 'Combo Pack'Killer Instinct coming to retail in the form of the 'Combo Pack'

    (Date: Friday, August 1, 2014)
    Plus it will include KI Season 2 character TJ Combo, for the low, low price of $19.99.

  • PC MMORPG hit Neverwinter is coming to Xbox OnePC MMORPG hit Neverwinter is coming to Xbox One

    (Date: Thursday, July 31, 2014)
    The Xbox One’s close ties to Microsoft’s PC heritage is bearing RPG fruit.

  • AirMech Arena now available for free on Xbox Live MarketplaceAirMech Arena now available for free on Xbox Live Marketplace

    (Date: Thursday, July 31, 2014)
    Ubisoft’s got your cheap (as in free) RTS Mech fix right here.

  • EA and Microsoft unveil EA Access membership program for Xbox OneEA and Microsoft unveil EA Access membership program for Xbox One

    (Date: Tuesday, July 29, 2014)
    For a $5 monthly fee or $30 annual fee, EA plans to provide Xbox One owners with free access to games in their catalogue, significant discounts and early access to future games among other benefits. This could be a game changer for Xbox One.

  • Titanfall Gets Three New Maps and a Black MarketTitanfall Gets Three New Maps and a Black Market

    (Date: Tuesday, July 29, 2014)
    Additional maps, in-game currency, the ability to sell unwanted burn cards and more are coming to Titanfall tomorrow. Prepare for new-and-improved Titanfall!

  • Battlefield 4 and EA Sports Games dominate this week's Games with GoldBattlefield 4 and EA Sports Games dominate this week's Games with Gold

    (Date: Tuesday, July 29, 2014)
    BATTLEFIELD!!! SPORTS!!!

  • Dishonored, Crimson Dragon among August Games with GoldDishonored, Crimson Dragon among August Games with Gold

    (Date: Monday, July 28, 2014)
    The Games with Gold program on Xbox One and Xbox 360 is picking up steam.

  • Deals galore with this week's Deals with GoldDeals galore with this week's Deals with Gold

    (Date: Wednesday, July 23, 2014)
    This week’s offers scream quantity as well as quality, not to mention some serious savings!

  • Forza Horizon 2 Car List Reveal BeginsForza Horizon 2 Car List Reveal Begins

    (Date: Tuesday, July 22, 2014)
    Forza Horizon 2 fans, today is the day! We are officially kicking off the car reveals for Forza Horizon 2 with our first huge reveal of cars. Today we are announcing the first 100 of the just over 200 cars that will be featured in Forza Horizon 2.

  • Destiny Beta for Xbox One and Xbox 360 less than two days awayDestiny Beta for Xbox One and Xbox 360 less than two days away

    (Date: Tuesday, July 22, 2014)
    If you’ve already registered on the Bungie website, make sure to watch your e-mail inbox for your beta invite codes for your chosen platform. If you haven’t registered your original pre-order code yet, what the heck are you waiting for?!?

  • Dance Central Spotlight Aims For Early September ReleaseDance Central Spotlight Aims For Early September Release

    (Date: Tuesday, July 22, 2014)
    The initial game will feature 10 tracks, cost only $9.99 and will be compatible with previously purchased Dance Central DLC. I think it’s safe to say that Dance Central is officially back! Next in line, Rock Band!

  • Many more in-demand improvements coming to Xbox One in AugustMany more in-demand improvements coming to Xbox One in August

    (Date: Tuesday, July 22, 2014)
    And just in case you don’t catch it near the bottom of the page, the Xbox One is getting 3D Blu-Ray playback! In yo face, PS4!!!

  • Magic 2015 comes to XboxMagic 2015 comes to Xbox

    (Date: Thursday, July 17, 2014)
    It’s come so far over the years that it’s hard to believe this franchise started out as a collectible card game...

  • Xbox One controller and stereo headset get a camo paint jobXbox One controller and stereo headset get a camo paint job

    (Date: Thursday, July 17, 2014)
    One look that never gets old on controllers are camo skins. Well not only will the Xbox One controller be getting some camouflage action, the stereo headset will be getting a new look to match!

  • Wolfenstein and Garden Warfare headline this week's Deals with GoldWolfenstein and Garden Warfare headline this week's Deals with Gold

    (Date: Thursday, July 17, 2014)
    Yes, the Xbox One is finally getting some discount game love again. Also on Xbox 360, some good deals on the Bioshock games and DLC can be found, as well as some super low prices on old- school Wolfenstein 3D and Doom!

  • “The Golf Club” Teams Up With Former Golfer Greg Norman“The Golf Club” Teams Up With Former Golfer Greg Norman

    (Date: Tuesday, July 15, 2014)
    Canadian video game developer, HB Studios, announced a significant endorsement today by Greg Norman Golf Course Design for The Golf Club’s course designer program.

  • Tekken 7 revealed at EVO 2014, uses Unreal 4, will be Tekken 7 revealed at EVO 2014, uses Unreal 4, will be "Final Battle"

    (Date: Monday, July 14, 2014)
    From the looks of it, new-gen fighting is now officially on for the Tekken franchise. But could it also be the last Tekken game ever? If it is, it better include every fighter, and I mean, EVERY FIGHTER!!!!!

  • Ulitmate Game Sale Final Day: Bioshock Infinite leads discount packUlitmate Game Sale Final Day: Bioshock Infinite leads discount pack

    (Date: Monday, July 14, 2014)
    Uhh...Bioshock Infinite and Peggle 2 are in this last bunch, so that’s kind of like going out with a bang, right? Right?

  • Ultimate Game Sale Day 6: Payday 2 and COD: Ghosts on discountUltimate Game Sale Day 6: Payday 2 and COD: Ghosts on discount

    (Date: Sunday, July 13, 2014)
    Burglary just got a whole lot cheaper.

  • EVO 2014: Maya revealed for Killer Instinct Season 2EVO 2014: Maya revealed for Killer Instinct Season 2

    (Date: Saturday, July 12, 2014)
    And she looks a hell of a lot better than she did in Killer Instinct 2, with a lot more armor on.

  • Ultimate Game Sale Day 5 discounts South Park: The Stick of TruthUltimate Game Sale Day 5 discounts South Park: The Stick of Truth

    (Date: Saturday, July 12, 2014)
    Deep discounts on Left for Dead 2, Madden NFL 25 and Peggle are also on offer.

  • Ultimate Game Sale Day 4 features GTA V, Bastion and NFS RivalsUltimate Game Sale Day 4 features GTA V, Bastion and NFS Rivals

    (Date: Friday, July 11, 2014)
    Best deal in town on GTA V if you’re not planning to get the current-gen version when it launches this October!

  • A new Assassin's Creed game for last-gen may be closer than we thinkA new Assassin's Creed game for last-gen may be closer than we think

    (Date: Thursday, July 10, 2014)
    Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot has hinted as much in a recent investor call.

  • Microsoftstore.ca STILL the cheapest place to pre-order Xbox One gamesMicrosoftstore.ca STILL the cheapest place to pre-order Xbox One games

    (Date: Thursday, July 10, 2014)
    Microsoft’s Canadian retail site has extended their $10 Xbox Store Gift Card offer to all of the Xbox One games in their pre-order section, and most of the games are still at $60 CAD, instead of the new Canadian standard of $70 CAD.

  • Ultimate Game Sale Day 3: Garden Warfare and AC Liberation on discountUltimate Game Sale Day 3: Garden Warfare and AC Liberation on discount

    (Date: Thursday, July 10, 2014)
    Not a lot of picks today, but there are a couple of winners.

  • Destiny Beta for Xbox One, Xbox 360 from July 23rd to July 27thDestiny Beta for Xbox One, Xbox 360 from July 23rd to July 27th

    (Date: Wednesday, July 9, 2014)
    What else is there to be said, other than... "THAT WIZARD CAME FROM THE MOON!"

  • 2K and Gearbox Software announce Battleborn2K and Gearbox Software announce Battleborn

    (Date: Wednesday, July 9, 2014)
    It’s like a modern FPS, Dynasty Warriors, My Little Pony and Thundercats all thrown together. Or at least that’s my take on it. Check out the video and decide for yourself!

  • Disney Infinity 2.0 leak reveals Guardians of the Galaxy figuresDisney Infinity 2.0 leak reveals Guardians of the Galaxy figures

    (Date: Wednesday, July 9, 2014)
    Even the biggest Disney critic has got to admit that Disney Infinity is a hell of a lot cooler with Marvel characters in it! I mean, who’d have thought we’d ever see Rocket Raccoon in a Disney game?!? Wait...that actually makes a lot of sense...

  • Ultimate Game Sale Day 2 features Halo 4, Arkham Origins BlackgateUltimate Game Sale Day 2 features Halo 4, Arkham Origins Blackgate

    (Date: Wednesday, July 9, 2014)
    Halo 4 is going for a song today, so if you aren’t one of the many planning to get the game as part of the Xbox One’s Master Chief Collection later this fall, you’d better jump on this.

  • Project Spark out of beta on October 7th, Xbox One box art revealedProject Spark out of beta on October 7th, Xbox One box art revealed

    (Date: Wednesday, July 9, 2014)
    Project Spark was destined to become a retail product eventually, but when it does hit the shelves it will pack plenty of extras that will make it worth the coin.

  • Titanfall 'Frontier's Edge' DLC announcedTitanfall 'Frontier's Edge' DLC announced

    (Date: Tuesday, July 8, 2014)
    The second of three planned content packs for Titanfall will soon be upon us. If you already own or are buying the Season Pass, you then not to worry, you’re taken care of. For everyone else, it’s 10 bucks.

  • The Ultimate Game Sale returns alongside this week's Deals with GoldThe Ultimate Game Sale returns alongside this week's Deals with Gold

    (Date: Monday, July 7, 2014)
    Day 1 of the Ultimate Game Sale begins July 8th and features deals on Fable Trilogy, King of Fighters XIII and Halo Spartan Assault among others. Also, great deals on Titanfall for Xbox One and a plethora of other Xbox 360 titles throughout the week!

  • Season Finale episode of The Wolf Among Us coming this WednesdaySeason Finale episode of The Wolf Among Us coming this Wednesday

    (Date: Sunday, July 6, 2014)
    Has it already been a full season? Be warned, the trailer contained within has SPOILERS!

  • Cole Train will be in next Gears of War game, according to voice actorCole Train will be in next Gears of War game, according to voice actor

    (Date: Sunday, July 6, 2014)
    Not even the next generation can derail the Cole Train, baby! WOOOOOOOOO!!!!!

  • Halo Master Chief Collection gets new trailer featuring The ArbiterHalo Master Chief Collection gets new trailer featuring The Arbiter

    (Date: Sunday, July 6, 2014)
    Because it just wouldn’t be a Halo game without The Covenant, the Arbiter and the voice of Keith David.

  • Games with Gold PSA: Guacamelee STCE now available for freeGames with Gold PSA: Guacamelee STCE now available for free

    (Date: Wednesday, July 2, 2014)
    The first free Games with Gold title in July is the sublime Guacamelee: Super Turbo Champion Edition. Expect to see news of a lawsuit from Capcom shortly.

  • Thieves and Assassins rule this week's deals and Deals with GoldThieves and Assassins rule this week's deals and Deals with Gold

    (Date: Wednesday, July 2, 2014)
    Don’t miss out on the latest steals. Get it? STEALS! Because...thieves and pirates.

  • Xbox.com profiles get a major overhaul, now feature your video clipsXbox.com profiles get a major overhaul, now feature your video clips

    (Date: Wednesday, July 2, 2014)
    Your profile on both Xbox One and Xbox.com just got a whole lot more personalized.

  • Destiny Beta will hit Xbox platforms in late JulyDestiny Beta will hit Xbox platforms in late July

    (Date: Friday, June 27, 2014)
    Good things come to those who wait.

  • Platinum Games bringing Legend of Korra to Xbox One and Xbox 360Platinum Games bringing Legend of Korra to Xbox One and Xbox 360

    (Date: Friday, June 27, 2014)
    If the game can measure up to the superb animation and action of the TV series, this game could be the result of a match made in heaven.

  • Another World, Contrast, Valiant Hearts available on Xbox OneAnother World, Contrast, Valiant Hearts available on Xbox One

    (Date: Friday, June 27, 2014)
    And the deluge of games continues this week for Xbox One! The Xbox 360 also gets Valiant Hearts and Putty Squad.

  • Guacamelee, BattleBlock, Gotham City Impostors are free GwGs of JulyGuacamelee, BattleBlock, Gotham City Impostors are free GwGs of July

    (Date: Friday, June 27, 2014)
    Max: The Curse of Brotherhood will also remain a free Games with Gold title in July.

  • Saints Row IV: National Treasure Edition will include ALL THE DLC!!!Saints Row IV: National Treasure Edition will include ALL THE DLC!!!

    (Date: Wednesday, June 25, 2014)
    Okay, fence-sitters, you absolutely have NO EXCUSE now to miss out on the Saints Row IV experience (unless you are under the age of 16). This $30 edition of the game has EVERYTHING, meaning it will contain all of the 29 previously released DLC packs.

  • Ryse, Payday 2, Fable Anniversary, and Sega headline Deals with GoldRyse, Payday 2, Fable Anniversary, and Sega headline Deals with Gold

    (Date: Wednesday, June 25, 2014)
    There’s something on sale this week for just about everybody.

  • RBI Baseball, Zombie Driver, Transformers Dark Spark now on Xbox OneRBI Baseball, Zombie Driver, Transformers Dark Spark now on Xbox One

    (Date: Wednesday, June 25, 2014)
    Tuesday has come and gone, which means new titles have dropped onto the Xbox One store. Take a peek at what’s new.

  • Walmart Canada offering best deal on Far Cry 4, Assassin's Creed UnityWalmart Canada offering best deal on Far Cry 4, Assassin's Creed Unity

    (Date: Tuesday, June 24, 2014)
    Attention Canucks: More great pre-order pricing deals have surfaced on three of this year’s most highly anticipated games. You might want to jump on them and lock those prices in before Walmart realizes that they’ve made a mistake.

  • UPDATE: Canadian Microsoft Store cheapest place to pre-order XB1 gamesUPDATE: Canadian Microsoft Store cheapest place to pre-order XB1 games

    (Date: Tuesday, June 24, 2014)
    You’d think there was a conspiracy out there to keep this information from us, but right now, the Canadian Microsoft store website appears to be the ONLY Canadian retailer that is still selling games at 2013 prices, both first and third party titles.

  • Sixty Second Shooter, Outlast now on Xbox One, Mutant Blobs on XB360Sixty Second Shooter, Outlast now on Xbox One, Mutant Blobs on XB360

    (Date: Friday, June 20, 2014)
    E3 was all about games, games games, and even in the gaming drought of summer, we’re getting sunshowers.

  • Strider, Tomb Raider, Max Payne highlight Deals with GoldStrider, Tomb Raider, Max Payne highlight Deals with Gold

    (Date: Friday, June 20, 2014)
    Xbox One gets two fantastic games at a discount and Xbox 360 gets some sweet discounts on select Rockstar titles this week.

  • MX vs. ATV returns as MX vs. ATV: SupercrossMX vs. ATV returns as MX vs. ATV: Supercross

    (Date: Wednesday, June 18, 2014)
    The offroad-style racer is back, this time without all those pesky microtransactions!

  • Forza Horizon 2 won't feature microtransactions at launchForza Horizon 2 won't feature microtransactions at launch

    (Date: Tuesday, June 17, 2014)
    After the less-than-stellar welcome from fans that Forza 5’s token system received, the team behind Forza Horizon 2 has decided not to race down the same path.

  • A closer look at XB1 SDK improvements answers burning Kinect questionsA closer look at XB1 SDK improvements answers burning Kinect questions

    (Date: Tuesday, June 17, 2014)
    Even though it’s now possible to buy an Xbox One without Kinect, and future games stand to benefit from increased processing power gained from disabling some Kinect features, there’s no need to pack your Kinect camera away and sacrifice key benefits.

  • Adult Lara is back in Guardian of Light sequel, The Temple of OsirisAdult Lara is back in Guardian of Light sequel, The Temple of Osiris

    (Date: Monday, June 16, 2014)
    A full-grown, confident, dual-pistol wielding Lara, co-op for up to 4 players, and all done in the same style as Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light? What’s not to love here?

  • Payday 2 coming to Xbox One with extra content and featuresPayday 2 coming to Xbox One with extra content and features

    (Date: Monday, June 16, 2014)
    With Battlefield: Hardline and Grand Theft Auto V also coming to new-gen consoles this Fall, the cops-versus-robbers multiplayer space is about to get real crowded, real quick.

  • Sleeping Dogs may be headed to new-gen consolesSleeping Dogs may be headed to new-gen consoles

    (Date: Monday, June 16, 2014)
    Apparently it may come out later this year, according to a leaked advertisement from UK retailer ShopTo.

  • Microsoft dishes on upcoming July Xbox One update, thanks fansMicrosoft dishes on upcoming July Xbox One update, thanks fans

    (Date: Saturday, June 14, 2014)
    That’s right, it’s been another month, so it’s about time we heard about the improvements for the next Xbox One update in July...so consider this a taste of what’s to come.

  • There’s no shortage of games to play on Xbox One This HolidayThere’s no shortage of games to play on Xbox One This Holiday

    (Date: Thursday, June 12, 2014)
    E3 is where gamers discover all of the great exclusives in store for the holiday. And this upcoming holiday caps off an epic year of blockbuster exclusives for Xbox One fans.

  • Halo 5's mystery Spartan named, will play role in upcoming Halo seriesHalo 5's mystery Spartan named, will play role in upcoming Halo series

    (Date: Thursday, June 12, 2014)
    Forget about Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn. That’s so last-gen. In this gen it’s all about synergy, as a new character from the Ridley Scott-produced Halo: Nightfall will play a key role in the next game. Wait, isn’t that what happened in the last game?

  • Halo 5 Beta kicks off in late DecemberHalo 5 Beta kicks off in late December

    (Date: Thursday, June 12, 2014)
    If there was one word that could be called the "Official Word of E3 2014", it would be "beta". Seems like every game we’re looking forward to playing is getting one, including Halo 5. That’s good news of course, since the game is slated for 2015...

  • Warframe is officially coming to Xbox One later this yearWarframe is officially coming to Xbox One later this year

    (Date: Thursday, June 12, 2014)
    The free-to-play multiplayer shooter Warframe is coming to Xbox One later this year, developer Digital Extremes announced today.

  • E32014 PSA: New Dead Rising 3 DLC with a VERY long name is out NOWE32014 PSA: New Dead Rising 3 DLC with a VERY long name is out NOW

    (Date: Tuesday, June 10, 2014)
    Super Ultra Dead Rising 3 Arcade Remix Hyper Edition EX+ Alpha is a new DLC arcade adventure set within the Dead Rising 3 universe; it’s filled with Capcom references and is available now on Xbox Live.

  • Sunset Overdrive Is 8 Times Crazier With FriendsSunset Overdrive Is 8 Times Crazier With Friends

    (Date: Tuesday, June 10, 2014)
    The folks from Xbox Wire got a chance to sit down with Sunset Overdrive’s EIGHT- WAY multiplayer mode, Chaos Squad, and it really solidifies the game as one of the most bombastic, wacky and hilarious titles at the show.

  • Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege is a new sight for sore Ubi-fan eyesTom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege is a new sight for sore Ubi-fan eyes

    (Date: Tuesday, June 10, 2014)
    Tom Clancy’s enduring tactical shooter franchise returns after a six-year hiatus with "Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege," scheduled for release in 2015. And it looks like the wait has been more than worth it.

  • E32014: EA Games RecapE32014: EA Games Recap

    (Date: Tuesday, June 10, 2014)
    Making good on Chief Operating Officer Peter Moore’s promise that Electronic Arts would have plenty of new titles to show at its press conference, the publisher brought its game face – and lots of games – to its E3 presentation.

  • E32014: Ubisoft Games RecapE32014: Ubisoft Games Recap

    (Date: Tuesday, June 10, 2014)
    On Monday, Ubisoft rolled out its full slate of games coming up this year and beyond. At its press conference preceding the official opening of E3, Ubisoft announced new entries for many of its most popular series, as well as a few new properties.

  • Criterion Games reveals new, unnamed, first-person action sports gameCriterion Games reveals new, unnamed, first-person action sports game

    (Date: Tuesday, June 10, 2014)
    Criterion’s new title aims to go far beyond cars, and will take things to the extreme, whether you are in a vehicle, on land, on the water, in the air, or even in mid-air. TO THE EXTREME, DUDES!!!

  • GTA V coming to Xbox One, will allow port of GTA Online save filesGTA V coming to Xbox One, will allow port of GTA Online save files

    (Date: Tuesday, June 10, 2014)
    It’s finally happening! GTA V is coming to next-gen, and you’ll be able to bring your GTA Online save over to Xbox One in order to retain all your ill-gotten gains from the xbox 360 version. Hopefully all the hackers and bugs won’t be along for ride.

  • Ubisioft reveals Rainbow Six: SiegeUbisioft reveals Rainbow Six: Siege

    (Date: Monday, June 9, 2014)
    5-on-5 Terrorist versus Counter-Terrorists in tense hostage situations? Sign me up!

  • The Crew arrives November 11, closed beta starts July 23, sign up nowThe Crew arrives November 11, closed beta starts July 23, sign up now

    (Date: Monday, June 9, 2014)
    Drive all across America with your peeps.

  • Tell Microsoft what you think at feedback.xbox.comTell Microsoft what you think at feedback.xbox.com

    (Date: Monday, June 9, 2014)
    Microsoft is allowing the community to play a large part in the future of Xbox. Help build Xbox One into the next-gen console we all want by contributing your feedback!

  • Harmonix officially announces Dance Central: Spotlight for Xbox OneHarmonix officially announces Dance Central: Spotlight for Xbox One

    (Date: Monday, June 9, 2014)
    Kinect gets a new lease on life with the return of one of it’s most popular games. Digital only and promising more music with faster, regular updates, the long-awaited Dance Central sequel is coming this September!

  • Microsoft unveils new Achievement app for Xbox OneMicrosoft unveils new Achievement app for Xbox One

    (Date: Monday, June 9, 2014)
    Achievements are going to become a whole lot easier to track and pursue on Xbox One in an upcoming update.

  • Top Independent Creators, New ID@Xbox Games Storm E3Top Independent Creators, New ID@Xbox Games Storm E3

    (Date: Monday, June 9, 2014)
    It’s an exciting E3 for gamers, as today we showed an amazing lineup of exclusives, blockbusters and a vibrant catalog of games from independent developers. ID@Xbox announced that hundreds of studios are developing innovative games for Xbox One.

  • Limbo dev reveals latest Xbox One exclusive, ’Inside’Limbo dev reveals latest Xbox One exclusive, ’Inside’

    (Date: Monday, June 9, 2014)
    It’s no surprise that Inside is the follow up to Limbo...this game is even more beautiful, dark and creepy. Don’t worry though, it’s in color.

  • Lionhead Studios reveals Fable Legends 4-on-1 multiplayer gameplayLionhead Studios reveals Fable Legends 4-on-1 multiplayer gameplay

    (Date: Monday, June 9, 2014)
    That’s right, 4-on-1, because one of you can be the villain, remember?

  • Xbox One exclusive ’Ori and the Blind Forest’ announcedXbox One exclusive ’Ori and the Blind Forest’ announced

    (Date: Monday, June 9, 2014)
    The coming of age story is a timeless, universal narrative that we’ve seen in many different forms over the years. With the release of “Ori and the Blind Forest” this Fall, developer Moon Studios is taking the coming of age tale in a new direction.

  • Halo: The Master Chief Collection Puts a Decade of Halo on one discHalo: The Master Chief Collection Puts a Decade of Halo on one disc

    (Date: Monday, June 9, 2014)
    “Halo 5: Guardians” may not be hitting until the fall of 2015, but faithful followers of Microsoft’s flagship first- person shooter can curb their Covenant- crushing appetite this November with “Halo: The Master Chief Collection.”

  • Tom Clancy’s The Division getting DLC on Xbox One firstTom Clancy’s The Division getting DLC on Xbox One first

    (Date: Monday, June 9, 2014)
    With an exclusive SmartGlass app previously announced and now timed exclusive content, the Xbox One version of Tom Clancy’s The Division is shaping up to be the best version to get on Day One.

  • Platinum Games announces new Xbox One exclusive, ’Scalebound’Platinum Games announces new Xbox One exclusive, ’Scalebound’

    (Date: Monday, June 9, 2014)
    Lets face it. Xbox One, Japanese developers and dragons just go together, and the tradition is set to continue with this new announcement.

  • Forza 5 Nurburgring Track available now for FREEForza 5 Nurburgring Track available now for FREE

    (Date: Monday, June 9, 2014)
    In addition, there’s a nice new Nurburgring car pack filled with rides you can purchase, race and customize.

  • Tomb Raider sequel, ’Rise of the Tomb Raider’ RevealedTomb Raider sequel, ’Rise of the Tomb Raider’ Revealed

    (Date: Monday, June 9, 2014)
    Lara may hate Tombs, but she’s back at it again, and we all love her for it.

  • Phantom Dust reboot announced for Xbox OnePhantom Dust reboot announced for Xbox One

    (Date: Monday, June 9, 2014)
    Fans of freaky psychic powers and post- apocalyptic worlds (or Akira) rejoice!!!

  • New Crackdown game coming to Xbox OneNew Crackdown game coming to Xbox One

    (Date: Monday, June 9, 2014)
    At its E3 conference today, Microsoft announced that the new Crackdown is being developed by David Jones, the franchise’s original creator.

  • Evolve beta coming this fall, DLC coming to Xbox One firstEvolve beta coming this fall, DLC coming to Xbox One first

    (Date: Monday, June 9, 2014)
    Xbox One is reclaiming the "first on Xbox birthright", one game at a time.

  • Forza Horizon 2 coming September 30thForza Horizon 2 coming September 30th

    (Date: Monday, June 9, 2014)
    Forza Horizon 2, the follow-up to 2012’s Forza Horizon, will launch on Sept. 30, Microsoft announced today at its E3 news conference.

  • TJ Combo revealed for Killer Instinct Season TwoTJ Combo revealed for Killer Instinct Season Two

    (Date: Monday, June 9, 2014)
    If you’re not going to say it, I will: TEEE JAAY COMBOOOOOOO!!!

  • E32014: New Dance Central game outed by ESRBE32014: New Dance Central game outed by ESRB

    (Date: Monday, June 9, 2014)
    This E3 is going to be so awesome...it’s already bursting at the seams with leaks!

  • Turn 10 Studios reveals Forza 5 Game of the Year EditionTurn 10 Studios reveals Forza 5 Game of the Year Edition

    (Date: Monday, June 9, 2014)
    Missed out on Forza 5 at launch? No worries, the GOTY edition is rolling into stores this summer!

  • PSA: PC Drivers for the Xbox One Controller Available NowPSA: PC Drivers for the Xbox One Controller Available Now

    (Date: Friday, June 6, 2014)
    Beginning today, new PC drivers for the Xbox One controller will be available for download, offering PC gamers a better way to play using the Xbox One controller. Today, Microsoft is offering early access to these drivers on MajorNelson.com.

  • Fantasia: Music Evolved coming to Xbox One and Xbox 360 Oct. 21stFantasia: Music Evolved coming to Xbox One and Xbox 360 Oct. 21st

    (Date: Friday, June 6, 2014)
    Thanks to Disney, Harmonix and both generations of Kinect, you’ll actually be able to ’rock out’ this ROCKtober!

  • NBA Live 15 and NBA 2K15 will go head-to-head on October 7thNBA Live 15 and NBA 2K15 will go head-to-head on October 7th

    (Date: Friday, June 6, 2014)
    It’s a videogame basketball version of The Prodigal Son biblical tale. While one son’s been dutiful and working hard, the other’s been away...doing not so great stuff. Will they embrace each other as basketball family, kill each other, or both?

  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt coming on February 24th, 2015The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt coming on February 24th, 2015

    (Date: Friday, June 6, 2014)
    Now that you’ve finally got a concrete release date, you now know exactly how much time you have to redeem yourself by going back and playing The Witcher 2.

  • Battlefield: Hardline gets a hard release date of October 21stBattlefield: Hardline gets a hard release date of October 21st

    (Date: Friday, June 6, 2014)
    The continued leaks of Battlefield: Hardline information have collectively forced EA’s hand. The new official trailer for the game is now available to the public, complete with a release date in mid-Fall.

  • New Xbox One SDK reveals 10 percent performance boostNew Xbox One SDK reveals 10 percent performance boost

    (Date: Thursday, June 5, 2014)
    FYI, this is NOT an announcement that the new Kinect-less SKU will have better performance than an Xbox One with Kinect connected. However, the potential performance benefits by "scaling back" Kinect in the Xbox One ecosystem are encouraging.

  • Bandai Namco announces Dark Souls 2 'Lost Crowns' DLC TrilogyBandai Namco announces Dark Souls 2 'Lost Crowns' DLC Trilogy

    (Date: Thursday, June 5, 2014)
    There is bound to be a whole load of Dark Souls fans who sold their copy of Dark Souls 2 and are kicking themselves right now. You’d best find yourself another copy by July if you don’t want to miss out.

  • Tetris Ultimate coming to Xbox OneTetris Ultimate coming to Xbox One

    (Date: Wednesday, June 4, 2014)
    All this time, I had a feeling that Xbox One was missing something...I just couldn’t put my finger on it. Then today, it came to me. Of course! The Xbox One needs FOUR-PLAYER TETRIS!!!

  • Ultra Street Fighter 4 Upgrade available now to SSF4 and SSF4AC ownersUltra Street Fighter 4 Upgrade available now to SSF4 and SSF4AC owners

    (Date: Wednesday, June 4, 2014)
    If you already own a copy of SSF4 or SSF4: Arcade Edition, then you can upgrade NOW to Ultra Street Fighter 4 for $15. If you don’t but you’re a Gold Member, wait until June 16th when SSF4: AC joins Games with Gold, download it free, then upgrade!

  • Twitter headlines upcoming release of over 45 new apps for XB1, 360Twitter headlines upcoming release of over 45 new apps for XB1, 360

    (Date: Wednesday, June 4, 2014)
    Apps are usually a bad word these days in the world of Xbox, but some much needed attention to the entertainment side of Xbox One and 360 is being addressed today. Most importantly, the biggest FREE app of them all, Twitter, is coming to Xbox One.

  • Now available for Xbox One: External Storage, Real Names and moreNow available for Xbox One: External Storage, Real Names and more

    (Date: Wednesday, June 4, 2014)
    You no longer need be anonymous or suffer awkward moments with your online friends when they’ve forgotten that you know them in real life (because they can only see your gamertag)! Also, external storage is now available for storing games!

  • More Deals and Xbox 360 Deals with Gold announcedMore Deals and Xbox 360 Deals with Gold announced

    (Date: Tuesday, June 3, 2014)
    We’re not done yet! There’s still all the other weekly sales to contend with! Far Cry Classic, Far Cry: Blood Dragon and Rayman Legends highlight this week’s Xbox 360 selection of bargains.

  • Praise the Sun: Dark Souls is the first June Games with Gold freebiePraise the Sun: Dark Souls is the first June Games with Gold freebie

    (Date: Tuesday, June 3, 2014)
    Don’t forget, Charlie Murder and Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition will be free to download for Gold Subscribers on June 16th!

  • Praise the Sun: Dark Souls is the first June Games with Gold freebiePraise the Sun: Dark Souls is the first June Games with Gold freebie

    (Date: Tuesday, June 3, 2014)
    Don’t forget, Charlie Murder and Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition will be free to download for Gold Subscribers on June 16th!

  • Xbox One Games with Gold and Deals with Gold now liveXbox One Games with Gold and Deals with Gold now live

    (Date: Tuesday, June 3, 2014)
    Max: The Curse of Brotherhood and Halo: Spartan Assault are now available for free on Xbox One to kick off the Games with Gold Program on Microsoft’s next- gen console. Crimson Dragon is also on sale as part of the Deals with Gold program.

  • Batman: Arkham Knight delayed into 2015Batman: Arkham Knight delayed into 2015

    (Date: Tuesday, June 3, 2014)
    Only two months after the game was first announced, Batman: Arkham Knight has now joined the parade of games whose release dates have been pushed into next year. On the bright side, several other competing games can breathe easier this October.

  • Mortal Kombat X confirmed for 2015, new trailer is as violent as everMortal Kombat X confirmed for 2015, new trailer is as violent as ever

    (Date: Tuesday, June 3, 2014)
    Fueled by next-gen technology, Mortal Kombat X combines unparalleled, cinematic presentation with dynamic gameplay to create an unprecedented Kombat experience.

  • Crytek announces Homefront: The RevolutionCrytek announces Homefront: The Revolution

    (Date: Tuesday, June 3, 2014)
    We knew that Homefront would resurface again the minute we learned Crytek would be handling the property, and the sequel’s coming much sooner than you might think!

  • Forza Horizon 2 AnnouncedForza Horizon 2 Announced

    (Date: Tuesday, June 3, 2014)
    No Louisiana Bayou for our Forza Horizon! The sequel to the Forza spin-off will be taking place in Southern Europe this time, and will feature Drivatars just like in Forza 5.

  • Forza Motorsport 5 Bondurant Car Pack Now AvailableForza Motorsport 5 Bondurant Car Pack Now Available

    (Date: Monday, June 2, 2014)
    As a part of the regular release of new content for Forza Motorsport 5, Turn 10 Studios released the Bondurant Car Pack, which is available for download now. Car fans can collect and customize while putting their virtual driving skills to the test.

  • MS details Xbox One and Xbox 360 June Games With Gold plansMS details Xbox One and Xbox 360 June Games With Gold plans

    (Date: Friday, May 30, 2014)
    We finally get some dates for the Xbox 360 GwG releases. Specific dates for the Xbox One GwG games for June are yet to be announced.

  • Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham AnnouncedLego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Announced

    (Date: Tuesday, May 27, 2014)
    When Batman says "You’re not done with me, you’re never done with me!" in The Dark Knight Returns, he’s really talking about the Lego DC Superheroes franchise.

  • EA announces Battlefield: Hardline after Battlelog leakEA announces Battlefield: Hardline after Battlelog leak

    (Date: Tuesday, May 27, 2014)
    And the pre-E3 leaks just keep on coming. Will there be any surprises left on June 9th? This Battlefield will apparently be taking a turn in a different direction, focusing on crime and law enforcement.

  • The Evil Within delayed until OctoberThe Evil Within delayed until October

    (Date: Tuesday, May 27, 2014)
    The good news is, the game hasn’t been delayed into 2015 like several other highly anticipated titles. The bad news however is that Shinji Mikami’s new survival horror game will have plenty of competition to contend with in October, including Batman.

  • State of Decay DLC 'Lifeline' coming May 30thState of Decay DLC 'Lifeline' coming May 30th

    (Date: Monday, May 26, 2014)
    It might be Memorial Day long weekend in the US, but the military never sleeps, and apparently, neither do zombies or the folks at Undead Labs.

  • Upcoming Titanfall Xbox 360 update fixes major crashes Upcoming Titanfall Xbox 360 update fixes major crashes

    (Date: Sunday, May 25, 2014)
    PC and Xbox One got the update last month, now it’s Xbox 360’s turn.

  • Forza 5 Car Pass Expanded, Now Includes 90 Next-Gen CarsForza 5 Car Pass Expanded, Now Includes 90 Next-Gen Cars

    (Date: Sunday, May 25, 2014)
    That $50 Forza 5 Car Pass is about to go a whole lot further than originally planned, and with the recent changes in place it also means you’ll be able to start racing with all the new cars immediately.

  • PSA: Powerstar Golf free trial mode is available on Xbox One right nowPSA: Powerstar Golf free trial mode is available on Xbox One right now

    (Date: Sunday, May 25, 2014)
    Demos are rare on Xbox One right now, but a substantial one has just dropped in the form of a free trial version of Powerstar Golf, which can be upgraded to the full version should you like it.

  • Four New Hunters Join Evolve’s FightFour New Hunters Join Evolve’s Fight

    (Date: Friday, May 23, 2014)
    Now we know the pre-order details, and we know the October release date. But how much do we know about Evolve’s four hunter classes, and the selection of characters players will be able to inhabit in each role? Thankfully, more light has been shed.

  • Minecraft: Xbox One Edition Coming in AugustMinecraft: Xbox One Edition Coming in August

    (Date: Friday, May 23, 2014)
    Feeling that uncomfortable Minecraft withdrawal? If so, great news: Minecraft creator Mojang has just announced that “Minecraft: Xbox One Edition” is coming to XBL this August, and if you’re a current Minecraft enthuisiast, it will only cost $4.99!

  • Deep Silver announces new details for Metro ReduxDeep Silver announces new details for Metro Redux

    (Date: Friday, May 23, 2014)
    We already knew this new-gen update was coming, but now we’ve got pricing, plus a rundown of new features, enhancements and modes.

  • Evolve crawls out of the ocean, stands up and walks on Oct. 21stEvolve crawls out of the ocean, stands up and walks on Oct. 21st

    (Date: Thursday, May 22, 2014)
    2K Games has finally given a release date to go along with the Evolve pre-orders they secured from us over three months ago.

  • Wolfenstein now on Xbox One, KI & FIFA 14 on sale, 360 Weekly DealsWolfenstein now on Xbox One, KI & FIFA 14 on sale, 360 Weekly Deals

    (Date: Wednesday, May 21, 2014)
    The Grandaddy of first-person shooters is back in next-generation form as Wolfenstein: The New Order for Xbox One, and if you didn’t already have to worry about buying that game, there are also some deals on Xbox One and 360 you can’t afford to miss!

  • Xbox One getting external HDD support, real names and more in JuneXbox One getting external HDD support, real names and more in June

    (Date: Wednesday, May 21, 2014)
    The next update for Xbox One will bring the console even closer to what was promised at launch, achieve even more parity with Xbox 360 by reintroducing Friend Notifications and Auto Sign-in, and FINALLY roll out OneGuide in Canada for TV watchers.

  • Skype for Xbox One getting in-gameplay snap mode via upcoming updateSkype for Xbox One getting in-gameplay snap mode via upcoming update

    (Date: Wednesday, May 21, 2014)
    For gamers with true ADD, this will be a very nifty feature. Just don’t get mad when you get berated for playing your games and not paying attention to your family!

  • Rare hit with layoffs following Kinect Sports Rivals launchRare hit with layoffs following Kinect Sports Rivals launch

    (Date: Tuesday, May 20, 2014)
    Layoffs following a game’s release are now par for the course in the industry, especially when the game doesn’t set the world on fire, but the fact that this news comes on the heels of Kinect’s de- coupling from Xbox One is especially disconcerting.

  • PSA: Saints Row: The Third now available for download for Gold membersPSA: Saints Row: The Third now available for download for Gold members

    (Date: Sunday, May 18, 2014)
    It’s past the 15th, that means the second free Games with Gold title is available for download to your Xbox 360. This one is a modern classic: Saints Row: The Third.

  • Xbox One May Update Rolling Out TodayXbox One May Update Rolling Out Today

    (Date: Sunday, May 18, 2014)
    "Xbox, On." "Xbox, open up wide and say AAAAAAAWWW."

  • Master Chief Collection on Xbox One highly likely; contains Halo 1-4Master Chief Collection on Xbox One highly likely; contains Halo 1-4

    (Date: Sunday, May 18, 2014)
    If the reports are right, the Xbox One won’t just be seeing an HD remake of Halo 2, but rather all four numbered Halo games re-released for new-gen.

  • Ultra SFIV Digital Upgrades available first week of JuneUltra SFIV Digital Upgrades available first week of June

    (Date: Friday, May 16, 2014)
    The wait for Ultra Street Fighter IV is almost over, as long as you are willing to purchase the game or upgrade in digital form.

  • MS: Halo 5: Guardians coming in 2015, the 'journey' begins in 2014MS: Halo 5: Guardians coming in 2015, the 'journey' begins in 2014

    (Date: Friday, May 16, 2014)
    As many of us suspected, Halo 5 won’t be out until 2015, but we can expect some sort of Halo experience in 2014 in addition to the already much-talked- about TV series and film. The details of course, will be revealed at E3 2014.

  • Far Cry 4 coming November 18thFar Cry 4 coming November 18th

    (Date: Friday, May 16, 2014)
    Tom Clancy’s The Division may have been delayed, but thankfully, Far Cry 4 has swooped in to fill the void.

  • Ubisoft's The Division delayed until 2015Ubisoft's The Division delayed until 2015

    (Date: Friday, May 16, 2014)
    Looks like every year at least one big Ubisoft title gets delayed. Last year it was Watch Dogs and The Crew. This year it’s Tom Clancy’s The Division. Oh well, one shouldn’t rush quality.

  • Elder Scrolls Online, free-to-play games still require Xbox Live GoldElder Scrolls Online, free-to-play games still require Xbox Live Gold

    (Date: Wednesday, May 14, 2014)
    Free-to-play games and MMOs like The Elder Scrolls Online will still require an Xbox Live Gold Membership to play, even though entertainment apps like Netflix and YouTube will soon be accessible without one.

  • Titanfall 'Expedition' DLC drops tomorrow for Xbox OneTitanfall 'Expedition' DLC drops tomorrow for Xbox One

    (Date: Wednesday, May 14, 2014)
    Respawn will inject new blood into Titanfall for Xbox One with its first official expansion pack, Expedition. Xbox 360 owners will have to wait until next month, however.

  • MS Details Xbox One price drop, Live Apps and new Games with GoldMS Details Xbox One price drop, Live Apps and new Games with Gold

    (Date: Wednesday, May 14, 2014)
    Now that the smoke has cleared on yesterday’s bombshell announcements, Phil Spencer and Yusuf Mehdi break down exactly what the changes will mean for Xbox One and Xbox 360 gamers going forward. Don’t worry, it’s ALL GOOD NEWS!

  • $399.99 Xbox One now available for pre-order at Best Buy, Futureshop$399.99 Xbox One now available for pre-order at Best Buy, Futureshop

    (Date: Wednesday, May 14, 2014)
    The Kinect-less Xbox One will be on store shelves June 9th, but there’s no need for you to wait to secure your yours. Best Buy Canada and Futureshop Canada have your hookup!

  • Kinect-less Xbox One Coming June 9thKinect-less Xbox One Coming June 9th

    (Date: Tuesday, May 13, 2014)
    You heard us right - $399! But also a pile of new changes to the Xbox Live service! If you don’t have an Xbox One now, that will change!

  • This week's Xbox Live Sales and Deals with GoldThis week's Xbox Live Sales and Deals with Gold

    (Date: Tuesday, May 13, 2014)
    LOTS of zombies and Square-Enix titles are the themes of this weekly sale.

  • Update 3.0 for Titanfall on Xbox One, Expedition DLC trailer now liveUpdate 3.0 for Titanfall on Xbox One, Expedition DLC trailer now live

    (Date: Tuesday, May 13, 2014)
    New custom loadouts and custom private match enhancements are here! Also, a first glimpse at the upcoming Expedtion expansion.

  • Microsoft combining OneDrive and Xbox Music, will allow music importMicrosoft combining OneDrive and Xbox Music, will allow music import

    (Date: Tuesday, May 13, 2014)
    Could this be the next step towards having TRUE custom soundtracks on Xbox One, via the power of The Cloud?

  • Sunset Overdrive getting a co-op modeSunset Overdrive getting a co-op mode

    (Date: Tuesday, May 13, 2014)
    You won’t have to go it alone in Microsoft and Insomniac’s latest Xbox One-exclusive title.

  • Microsoft may remove Xbox Live requirement for Netflix, HuluMicrosoft may remove Xbox Live requirement for Netflix, Hulu

    (Date: Tuesday, May 13, 2014)
    It’s possible that one of Sony’s advantages over Microsoft on the entertainment front may soon be vanishing.

  • Diablo 3: Ultimate Evil Edition comes to Xbox One, Xbox 360 Aug. 19Diablo 3: Ultimate Evil Edition comes to Xbox One, Xbox 360 Aug. 19

    (Date: Monday, May 12, 2014)
    You’ll be able to enjoy the ultimate version of Diablo 3 regardless of which Xbox you own, unless you’re still rocking the original Xbox from 2001.

  • Another month, another X1 update with fixes and improvements comingAnother month, another X1 update with fixes and improvements coming

    (Date: Monday, May 12, 2014)
    The next update should see improvements to Party Chat functionality when unsnapped, as well as DVR tweaks.

  • Bound by Flame, Peggle 2 now on Xbox 360, Nutjitsu on Xbox One Bound by Flame, Peggle 2 now on Xbox 360, Nutjitsu on Xbox One

    (Date: Sunday, May 11, 2014)
    Seriously, you can’t complain about not having enough stuff to play now.

  • Titanfall 'Expedition' DLC will come to Xbox 360 one month laterTitanfall 'Expedition' DLC will come to Xbox 360 one month later

    (Date: Sunday, May 11, 2014)
    Unfortunately, owners of Titanfall for Xbox 360 will once again have to wait an additional month for the game’s first DLC pack. Porting a new-gen game like Titanfall to old-gen isn’t easy, you know.

  • Minecraft Xbox 360 offering free and discounted skinsMinecraft Xbox 360 offering free and discounted skins

    (Date: Friday, May 9, 2014)
    Free Xbox character-themed Minecraft skins, and 50% off almost all the others!

  • Sunset Overdrive gameplay trailer features weapons, factions, enemiesSunset Overdrive gameplay trailer features weapons, factions, enemies

    (Date: Thursday, May 8, 2014)
    Insomniac’s first exclusive game for Xbox One is crazy beautiful, crazy chaotic, and well, just CRAZY. You need to check out this first official gameplay video to understand just what we’re talking about here.

  • Dying Light delayed until February 2015Dying Light delayed until February 2015

    (Date: Thursday, May 8, 2014)
    Today has not been a good day for next- gen console game announcements, as Dying Light has now officially joined Elder Scrolls Online as the second game to be delayed significantly, slipping into an early 2015 release window.

  • Statement on Elder Scrolls Online for ConsolesStatement on Elder Scrolls Online for Consoles

    (Date: Thursday, May 8, 2014)
    We’ve been grateful to our fans for the wonderful response to our recent launch of The Elder Scrolls Online for PC/Mac, but we know many of you are eagerly waiting to play the game on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

  • Enjoy Xbox: Game On at E3 2014Enjoy Xbox: Game On at E3 2014

    (Date: Tuesday, May 6, 2014)
    Once again we’ve called shotgun for E3! The Microsoft E3 2014 Press Conference will be at 9:30 AM Pacific Time on June 9th, 2014.

  • NHL 15 coming to Xbox One and Xbox 360 this fallNHL 15 coming to Xbox One and Xbox 360 this fall

    (Date: Monday, May 5, 2014)
    It’s high time for some new-gen hockey!

  • New X1 audio controls in Snap mode and New X1 audio controls in Snap mode and "Kinect tester" opt-in coming

    (Date: Monday, May 5, 2014)
    Anyone who owns an Xbox One knows that Kinect could be a heck of a lot more accurate. Well soon we’ll have the ability to volunteer our voice data to Microsoft to help improve Kinect’s listening abilities. Plus new audio controls in Snap mode.

  • Next CoD game is Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare out Nov. 4Next CoD game is Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare out Nov. 4

    (Date: Friday, May 2, 2014)
    No weary franchise jokes here. This trailer (captured from Xbox One footage) must be witnessed.

  • Next Call of Duty to be announced on Sunday, May 4thNext Call of Duty to be announced on Sunday, May 4th

    (Date: Thursday, May 1, 2014)
    Yep, Activision has effectively given Star Wars and "May the 4th be with you" Day the finger in order to announce the next Call of Duty game. By Jar-Jar, this game had better be good! It’s got Kevin Spacy in it though, so it’s off to a good start.

  • Major Nelson: Digital pre-loads still coming to Xbox OneMajor Nelson: Digital pre-loads still coming to Xbox One

    (Date: Thursday, May 1, 2014)
    Sony beat Microsoft to the punch on digital pre-loading by including the feature in the PS4’s 1.70 update, but Microsoft promises that we’ll eventually be able to do the same on our Xbox Ones as well in the near future.

  • Best Buy Canada offers $10 off Watch Dogs online pre-orders Best Buy Canada offers $10 off Watch Dogs online pre-orders

    (Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2014)
    Sick and tired of the recent $10 price hike on most new games? Well, Best Buy is offering a return to the good old days when we used to pay the same price as Americans for new games -- for Watch Dogs anyway.

  • Amazing Spider-Man 2 now available on Xbox 360 and Xbox One after allAmazing Spider-Man 2 now available on Xbox 360 and Xbox One after all

    (Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2014)
    Reports of Spider-Man’s absence on Xbox One have been wildly exaggerated.

  • Xbox One Invading China this September via BesTV and MS partnershipXbox One Invading China this September via BesTV and MS partnership

    (Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2014)
    Will this help Xbox One gain advantage over the PS4, or open up the Xbox One to piracy? Or both? Things are going get really interesting this Fall.

  • Marvel Superheroes officially announced for Disney Infinity 2.0Marvel Superheroes officially announced for Disney Infinity 2.0

    (Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2014)
    And every comic book geek who already loves Disney just soiled themselves.

  • Child of Light now available on Xbox One and Xbox 360Child of Light now available on Xbox One and Xbox 360

    (Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2014)
    Grandia and Rayman Legends fans, rejoice! An RPG that will press all your buttons has arrived!

  • Dust and Saints Row The Third are May 2014's Games with GoldDust and Saints Row The Third are May 2014's Games with Gold

    (Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2014)
    No one should be complaining about these two freebies, unless you already own them.

  • Skype group video calling now free on Xbox One, PC and MacSkype group video calling now free on Xbox One, PC and Mac

    (Date: Tuesday, April 29, 2014)
    This is a BIG deal for Xbox One owners, as they’ll no longer need to pay a fee for video chats involving more than two people on top of the Xbox Live Gold subscription needed to use the app in the first place.

  • Xbox Originals: Coming Soon to a Screen Near YouXbox Originals: Coming Soon to a Screen Near You

    (Date: Monday, April 28, 2014)
    Starting this June, you’ll have more reasons to love your Xbox: Xbox Originals – premium dramas, comedies, documentaries, animation, unscripted shows, and live events.

  • Dustforce now available on Xbox 360Dustforce now available on Xbox 360

    (Date: Sunday, April 27, 2014)
    If you’re looking for wushu martial arts action mixed with waste collection flair, interesting art style, mesmerizing music and a punishing level of difficulty, look no further than Dustforce.

  • Metal Gear Solid Ground Zeroes DLC goes Metal Gear Solid Ground Zeroes DLC goes "multi-platform" May 1st

    (Date: Sunday, April 27, 2014)
    Were you one of the handful of Xbox One or Xbox 360 owners that were pissed off that they got the infinitely more awesome "Jamais-Vu" Raiden DLC for Ground Zeroes instead of the"blocky- Snake" Deja-vu DLC that PS4 owners got? Well, gripe no longer.

  • Third DLC pack for Ryse Son of Rome now availableThird DLC pack for Ryse Son of Rome now available

    (Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014)
    Prepare for some more gorgeously brutal punishment with the latest Ryse: Son of Rome add-on.

  • Defense Technica now out on Xbox 360Defense Technica now out on Xbox 360

    (Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014)
    Looking for something to keep you occupied until Defense Grid 2 comes out for Xbox One later this year? Look no further than similar (but not directly related) gameplay of Defense Technica.

  • Skylanders Trap Team Is Coming Our WaySkylanders Trap Team Is Coming Our Way

    (Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014)
    Newest Skylanders game - Skylanders Trap Team - Takes toys-to-life phenomenon to new levels by bringing digital characters into the physical world. Toys for Bob Returns with this Ground-Breaking Innovation.

  • GRID Autosport races to PS3, Xbox 360 & PC on June 24GRID Autosport races to PS3, Xbox 360 & PC on June 24

    (Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014)
    Old gen still has plenty of quality racers coming, and the latest installment in the GRID franchise promises to return to its pure, technical racing roots.

  • Killer Instinct Season Two May Add 8 More Fighters, No Mercy FinishersKiller Instinct Season Two May Add 8 More Fighters, No Mercy Finishers

    (Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014)
    Iron Galaxy may be picking up the slack for the franchise’s recently departed developer Double Helix, but it looks like that isn’t stopping them from shooting for the moon.

  • Warface for Xbox 360 is out of Beta, available to all to downloadWarface for Xbox 360 is out of Beta, available to all to download

    (Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014)
    Crytek and Free-to-play? What’s not to love here?

  • Beenox leaves Xbox One hanging by a web as Amazing Spidey 2 in limboBeenox leaves Xbox One hanging by a web as Amazing Spidey 2 in limbo

    (Date: Sunday, April 20, 2014)
    It seems Spider-man is too busy to fight crime on both new-gen consoles, and has started picking and choosing his battles, possibly forgoing Xbox One altogether. Hmm...the film rights to Spider-Man still belong to Sony. Interesting...

  • Bungie fires Halo composer Martin O'DonnellBungie fires Halo composer Martin O'Donnell

    (Date: Thursday, April 17, 2014)
    Sony and Microsoft and the rest of the game industry have seen some pretty big shakeups and departures lately, but this latest sudden departure is one of the most puzzling. Bungie has just fired Marty O’Donnell, famed composer of the Halo franchise.

  • Batman headlines this week's XBL deals, FIFA 14 World Cup now outBatman headlines this week's XBL deals, FIFA 14 World Cup now out

    (Date: Tuesday, April 15, 2014)
    If you’ve been holding back from buying games and DLC starring the caped crusader, this is the best time to take the plunge as there are some great deals to be found! Plenty of DLC for Borderlands 2, State of Decay, Skyrim, Thief and more is on sale!

  • New Xbox One System Update now out and available to downloadNew Xbox One System Update now out and available to download

    (Date: Tuesday, April 15, 2014)
    Technically, the update started rolling out late last night, so chances are likely if you have your Xbox One set to automatically update, you’ve already got the latest version of the operating system already!

  • Trials Fusion Day 1 patch will boost resolution to 900p on Xbox OneTrials Fusion Day 1 patch will boost resolution to 900p on Xbox One

    (Date: Monday, April 14, 2014)
    Remember, we play the games, not the resolution.

  • Soda Drinker Pro coming to Xbox One this FallSoda Drinker Pro coming to Xbox One this Fall

    (Date: Monday, April 14, 2014)
    No, you didn’t misread the title. It’s exactly what you think it is, a game about drinking soda. Now I’ve seen everything.

  • Motion-control-enabled rail-shooter Blue Estate Coming to Xbox OneMotion-control-enabled rail-shooter Blue Estate Coming to Xbox One

    (Date: Monday, April 14, 2014)
    Xbox One’s Kinect will be getting some more loving of the mature kind in the hyper-violent, on-rails shooter Blue Estate. Who says Kinect is only for kids?

  • Xbox One getting open-world Xbox One getting open-world "surrealist survival horror" game Grave

    (Date: Monday, April 14, 2014)
    Watch out, Undead Labs! Micrsosoft has approved Broken Window Games for the ID@Xbox program, and from the looks of it, their new game Grave is out to eat State of Decay and Class 4’s lunch!

  • Dragon Age Inquisition will support Kinect voice-commandsDragon Age Inquisition will support Kinect voice-commands

    (Date: Sunday, April 13, 2014)
    Just like Mass Effect 3, Xbox 360 and Xbox One players will be able to deliver commands to their party members with Kinect.

  • Titanfall 'Expedition' DLC set to release next monthTitanfall 'Expedition' DLC set to release next month

    (Date: Sunday, April 13, 2014)
    The first map pack for Titanfall will involve lots of tree-running and zip-lines . Wait, is this Titanfall or Attack on Titan we’re talking about? New game modes and Burn Cards are on the way as well!

  • Everything You Need to Know About Bruce Lee in EA Sports UFCEverything You Need to Know About Bruce Lee in EA Sports UFC

    (Date: Friday, April 11, 2014)
    In case you don’t already know this, BRUCE LEE IS GOING TO BE PLAYABLE IN EA SPORTS UFC!!! It’s kind of a big deal, and the Xbox Wire folks have gotten the skinny on just how he will play in the game.

  • Private Matches, fixes and improvements coming to Titanfall via patchPrivate Matches, fixes and improvements coming to Titanfall via patch

    (Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014)
    You’ll soon be able to have private matches with 11 other of your friends and or rivals in Titanfall, though you won’t be able to earn any stats, just bragging rights.

  • 2K reveals Borderlands The Pre-Sequel exclusively for last-gen and PC2K reveals Borderlands The Pre-Sequel exclusively for last-gen and PC

    (Date: Wednesday, April 9, 2014)
    It looks as though the Xbox 360 won’t be riding off into the sunset without one last trip to the Badlands, courtesy of 2K Australia. This game takes place between the first two games and features Handsome Jack and his crew.

  • Free Update Adds Long Beach Circuit to Forza Motorsport 5Free Update Adds Long Beach Circuit to Forza Motorsport 5

    (Date: Wednesday, April 9, 2014)
    Getting more cars in a Forza game is nothing new, but getting new tracks post-release are rarer, and Forza 5’s track selection wasn’t exactly astounding. It just got a whole lot better today though with a new free Long Beach circuit track!

  • New Disney Infinity '2.0 Edition' trailer teases AvengersNew Disney Infinity '2.0 Edition' trailer teases Avengers

    (Date: Tuesday, April 8, 2014)
    And just remember, Disney also owns The Muppets and Star Wars. The singularity is upon us.

  • Titanfall has landed on Xbox 360, and it runs pretty darn goodTitanfall has landed on Xbox 360, and it runs pretty darn good

    (Date: Tuesday, April 8, 2014)
    If you’ve been waiting patiently to play Titanfall on Xbox 360, but biting your nails with worry that the game won’t measure up to the Xbox One version, you can relax, as it runs well above 30fps. Way to make a last-gen port, Bluepoint Games!

  • Ubisoft's The Crew sets sights on a Fall release with a new trailerUbisoft's The Crew sets sights on a Fall release with a new trailer

    (Date: Tuesday, April 8, 2014)
    Need for Speed: Rivals let you and your frienemies drive about and cause havoc all over the fictional roads of Redview County. The Crew lets you do the same thing all over the USA. How can you not be excited for this game?!?

  • Xbox One firmware updates coming for Blu-Ray, Headset adaptor and moreXbox One firmware updates coming for Blu-Ray, Headset adaptor and more

    (Date: Tuesday, April 8, 2014)
    Remember the days when system improvements and enhancements came only twice a year? No longer!

  • LEGO The Hobbit, Kinect Sports Rivals out today on Xbox OneLEGO The Hobbit, Kinect Sports Rivals out today on Xbox One

    (Date: Tuesday, April 8, 2014)
    The good stuff keeps on coming! There are also some great Deals of the Week on Xbox 360 as well for both Gold and Free Members!

  • Strike Suit Zero Director's Cut available now on Xbox One StoreStrike Suit Zero Director's Cut available now on Xbox One Store

    (Date: Tuesday, April 8, 2014)
    In case you’ve been living under a rock and have no idea about this game, the folks at Xbox Wire have kindly provided a Q&A with developer Born Ready games to catch you up. Read it, and then get on your Xbox One and download that sucker!

  • GoPro app coming to Xbox 360, YouTube video uploads to Xbox OneGoPro app coming to Xbox 360, YouTube video uploads to Xbox One

    (Date: Monday, April 7, 2014)
    Use Upload Studio to edit your Xbox One gameplay videos and upload them directly to YouTube! And when you’ve gotten tired of watching your own exploits, why not hop onto Xbox 360 and check out some folks showing off in real-life with GoPro cams?

  • Bruce Lee Jumps Into the OctagonBruce Lee Jumps Into the Octagon

    (Date: Monday, April 7, 2014)
    EA announced today that Bruce Lee, “The Father of Mixed Martial Arts”, will make his historic first step into the Octagon.

  • Hryb: Xbox One External HDD Game Storage support coming soonHryb: Xbox One External HDD Game Storage support coming soon

    (Date: Sunday, April 6, 2014)
    Already running out of space on your Xbox One’s internal 500GB HDD? Never fear, external HDD support is still very much in Microsoft’s plans.

  • Xbox 360 emulation planned for Xbox OneXbox 360 emulation planned for Xbox One

    (Date: Sunday, April 6, 2014)
    The topic of running Xbox 360 games on the Xbox One has been banded around since long before the Xbox One hit the shelves.

  • Titanfall for Xbox 360 will run at 30fps, is the 'true experience'Titanfall for Xbox 360 will run at 30fps, is the 'true experience'

    (Date: Friday, April 4, 2014)
    Concerned how Titanfall for Xbox 360 will compare to its big brother on Xbox One? Relax. Bluepoint Games, the developer handling the 360 port, has assured us that the 360 version will be the true Titanfall experience (albeit with a lower framerate).

  • Beta for next Doom game will be for PC, Xbox One and PS4 onlyBeta for next Doom game will be for PC, Xbox One and PS4 only

    (Date: Friday, April 4, 2014)
    Does this mean that the next Doom game won’t be available on previous generation consoles (Xbox 360 and PS3)?

  • Spencer: Xbox One Fan Feedback will be a 'foundational element'Spencer: Xbox One Fan Feedback will be a 'foundational element'

    (Date: Friday, April 4, 2014)
    In a discussion with Larry Hryb (Major Nelson) regarding his new role as Head of Xbox, Phil Spencer reiterates the division’s increased focus on games and listening to customer feedback.

  • It's Official: Cortana is the voice of Windows PhoneIt's Official: Cortana is the voice of Windows Phone

    (Date: Thursday, April 3, 2014)
    It’s finally been confirmed that the voice of actress Jen Taylor (Halo 4’s Cortana) will be the VOICE of Windows Phone going forward. Is it possible that Xbox One might also be getting a similar voice-operated upgrade?

  • Xbox One TV, Video, Smartglass and DVR features coming to CanadaXbox One TV, Video, Smartglass and DVR features coming to Canada

    (Date: Tuesday, April 1, 2014)
    Finally, Xbox One owners north of the border will be getting access to some of the expanded TV and DVR features that have been available only in the US up until now.

  • It's official: Metro Redux is coming to Xbox One and PS4It's official: Metro Redux is coming to Xbox One and PS4

    (Date: Monday, March 31, 2014)
    Another rumor confirmed! Xbox One owners will have the opportunity to experience both Metro games in current gen, meaning we’ll get to see these already gorgeous games running with the safety off!

  • It's official: Hitman Absolution and Deadlight are the GWGs of AprilIt's official: Hitman Absolution and Deadlight are the GWGs of April

    (Date: Monday, March 31, 2014)
    If you’ve got Gold, then these games are on the house next month.

  • Ubisoft pledges last-gen, cross-platform support 'for years' to comeUbisoft pledges last-gen, cross-platform support 'for years' to come

    (Date: Monday, March 31, 2014)
    Ubisoft has reassured gamers once again that while they are now working on an exclusively current-gen Assassin’s Creed game, they’ll still be supporting Xbox 360 for years, stoking rumors that another Assassin’s Creed game is coming for last-gen.

  • Metro 2033 and Metro Last Light likely getting Xbox One and PS4 reduxMetro 2033 and Metro Last Light likely getting Xbox One and PS4 redux

    (Date: Monday, March 31, 2014)
    Something tells me we can expect to see a lot of previous-generation games getting a new coat of 1080p, 60 frames-per-second paint. I call the Crysis and Far Cry Trilogies!

  • Phil Harrison now officially head of all things XboxPhil Harrison now officially head of all things Xbox

    (Date: Monday, March 31, 2014)
    Recently Phil Harrison has been personally stepping up and taking much of the responsibility and criticism of Xbox One on his shoulders, so it should not be a surprise that he will now be leading the Xbox divisions into the future.

  • Today last day to earn the 'Early Adopter' Achievement in TitanfallToday last day to earn the 'Early Adopter' Achievement in Titanfall

    (Date: Monday, March 31, 2014)
    Respawn put out a little tweet to remind everyone about a Titanfall Achievement that has a very limited shelf life. Achievement-hogs, you’ve got until the end of today to reach Level 50!

  • Hitman Absolution and Deadlight are April's Games with GoldHitman Absolution and Deadlight are April's Games with Gold

    (Date: Monday, March 31, 2014)
    Okay, you can’t really complain about this lineup, especially if you haven’t played these games before.

  • Turn 10 celebrates12th year, gives instant access to paid Forza 5 DLCTurn 10 celebrates12th year, gives instant access to paid Forza 5 DLC

    (Date: Saturday, March 29, 2014)
    Forza 5 owners will no longer have to spend in-game credits or real money to unlock cars that they’ve already paid for via the Season Pass, Car Packs or individually with the new update that just rolled out. And more actual FREE stuff is coming!

  • DICE: Battlefield 4 Xbox One Naval Strike DLC is back on, today!DICE: Battlefield 4 Xbox One Naval Strike DLC is back on, today!

    (Date: Friday, March 28, 2014)
    It’s a few days late, but it’s now rolling out for Battlefield 4 Premium members on Xbox One.

  • WWII Shooter Enemy Front gets a release date, new gameplay trailerWWII Shooter Enemy Front gets a release date, new gameplay trailer

    (Date: Friday, March 28, 2014)
    Enough of this Modern Warfare nonsense! It’s time to return to the days where men were men, Nazis were seen as the ultimate evil and killing hundreds of them without remorse was the only thing that mattered. Wow, was that really just nine years ago?

  • World of Tanks Xbox 360 free for all this weekend, even Free membersWorld of Tanks Xbox 360 free for all this weekend, even Free members

    (Date: Friday, March 28, 2014)
    That’s right, for this weekend only, Wargaming.net’s free-to-play tank shooter is truly free-to-play, as you won’t even need an Xbox Live Gold membership to get in on the action. Remember though, you still need to be Gold Member to buy in-game Gold.

  • Strike Suit Zero Director's Cut set to blast off on April 8thStrike Suit Zero Director's Cut set to blast off on April 8th

    (Date: Thursday, March 27, 2014)
    Well, that sure didn’t take long! Strike Suit Zero Director’s Cut will be making its way to Xbox One in less than two weeks, just in time to scratch that burning mech itch that Titanfall left you with.

  • Fulgore rejoins Killer Instinct April 9, Iron Galaxy is the new KI devFulgore rejoins Killer Instinct April 9, Iron Galaxy is the new KI dev

    (Date: Thursday, March 27, 2014)
    Iron Galaxy will officially replace Double Helix as co-custodian of the Killer Instinct franchise along with Microsoft Studios going forward. But before that transition, we still have Fulgore and a number of updates to look forward to!

  • Battlefield 4 Naval Strike DLC delayed on Xbox OneBattlefield 4 Naval Strike DLC delayed on Xbox One

    (Date: Thursday, March 27, 2014)
    If you’ve logged on to Battlefield 4 for Xbox One lately and have been wondering why the recently announced Naval Strike DLC still isn’t available for Premium members, here’s why.

  • Warface Enters Open Beta TodayWarface Enters Open Beta Today

    (Date: Thursday, March 27, 2014)
    The beta for Crytek’s free-to-play shooter that was once open to a select few is now open to all on Xbox 360.

  • Xbox One Reputation system getting 'bad behavior' notifications soonXbox One Reputation system getting 'bad behavior' notifications soon

    (Date: Wednesday, March 26, 2014)
    Young man, if you continue being a jerk on Xbox Live, we’re going to take away your Twitch privileges!

  • Spencer: Loaning and Gifting digital games still in Xbox One's futureSpencer: Loaning and Gifting digital games still in Xbox One's future

    (Date: Tuesday, March 25, 2014)
    Don’t worry, these and other features are still coming to Xbox One down the road.

  • Weekend Xbox Store deal includes half-off Thief, Tomb Raider, both genWeekend Xbox Store deal includes half-off Thief, Tomb Raider, both gen

    (Date: Tuesday, March 25, 2014)
    Many of the enclosed deals are only being offered from this coming Friday through Sunday, while others are being offered until Monday, so make sure to grab them up ASAP lest you miss them!

  • Xbox One, bundles $449.99 for 'a limited time' on US Microsoft StoreXbox One, bundles $449.99 for 'a limited time' on US Microsoft Store

    (Date: Tuesday, March 25, 2014)
    All we need now is Major Nelson’s alter- ego ’Crazy Larry’ touting this promo on TV with those intentionally-bad-car- salesman-style commercials he used to do, because THESE DEALS NOW BE OFFICIALLY CRAZY!!! Once again, it sucks to be in Canada, eh?

  • Battlefield 4 Naval Strike expansion out today for Premium membersBattlefield 4 Naval Strike expansion out today for Premium members

    (Date: Tuesday, March 25, 2014)
    Battlefield 4 Naval Strike takes the intense and dramatic water-based combat introduced in Battlefield 4 to four all- new maps set in the South China Sea while introducing a new game mode and vehicle.

  • Xbox Wire gives us a sneak peek at Strike Suit Zero for Xbox OneXbox Wire gives us a sneak peek at Strike Suit Zero for Xbox One

    (Date: Tuesday, March 25, 2014)
    Just when you thought Xbox One couldn’t get more "mechy" than Titanfall, indie developer Space Cowboys signs up with ID@Xbox and drops this treasure in our laps. Fans of Macross, Gundam and the classic space shooter Colony Wars, this game’s for you.

  • US sees crazy Amazon Xbox One flash sale, Walmart US price still $450US sees crazy Amazon Xbox One flash sale, Walmart US price still $450

    (Date: Tuesday, March 25, 2014)
    If you live in the States or are eligible for international shipping and were doing some online window shopping this morning, you may have stumbled across one of the quickest, most ridiculous Amazon Xbox One sales to date. F.Y.I., it’s ALREADY OVER.

  • MLG Xbox 360 App out today on the Xbox StoreMLG Xbox 360 App out today on the Xbox Store

    (Date: Monday, March 24, 2014)
    Major League Gaming’s Xbox 360 app will launch today in Australia, Canada, the U.K and the U.S. for Xbox Live Gold subscribers, according to the eSports organization.

  • Diablo 3 also coming to Xbox One, release date still uncertainDiablo 3 also coming to Xbox One, release date still uncertain

    (Date: Monday, March 24, 2014)
    So, it’s confirmed by Blizzard to be in development, but it might not come out?!? This one’s definitely a head-scratcher, but lets all try to stay positive. Where there’s smoke, there’s fire, right?

  • Japanese Xbox One-exclusive to be revealed at TGS, E3 will be hugeJapanese Xbox One-exclusive to be revealed at TGS, E3 will be huge

    (Date: Monday, March 24, 2014)
    Remember the early Xbox 360 days when the console was showered with Japanese exclusives like Lost Odyssey, Blue Dragon and Eternal Sonata? Well, we can at least get excited about one such title being announced for Xbox One at Tokyo Game Show 2014.

  • Microsoft likely working on VR headset in face Morpheus, Oculus RiftMicrosoft likely working on VR headset in face Morpheus, Oculus Rift

    (Date: Monday, March 24, 2014)
    Sony laid down a serious VR gauntlet at GDC in the form of Morpheus, a VR headset for PS4 that incorporates the PS4 camera as well as company’s already existing PS Move peripherals. So it shouldn’t be surprising Microsoft is considering VR as well.

  • PSA: Project Spark now in open beta, MGSV: Ground Zeroes on Xbox StorePSA: Project Spark now in open beta, MGSV: Ground Zeroes on Xbox Store

    (Date: Friday, March 21, 2014)
    "Kept you waiting, huh?" The prologue to the next chapter in the Metal Gear Solid saga is now available to purchase on store shelves as well as the Xbox Store, and Project Spark can now be accessed via the store without need for an access code.

  • 2014 Call of Duty Championship is Coming to Xbox One This Month2014 Call of Duty Championship is Coming to Xbox One This Month

    (Date: Friday, March 21, 2014)
    The world’s best Call of Duty players will soon come together to shoot it out for their share of $1 million, in the first-ever eSports world championship on Xbox One.

  • GDC: ID@Xbox Games First LookGDC: ID@Xbox Games First Look

    (Date: Friday, March 21, 2014)
    You want Xbox One indies? We got yer Xbox One indies!!!

  • Far Cry 4 will take place in the HimalayasFar Cry 4 will take place in the Himalayas

    (Date: Friday, March 21, 2014)
    While I would love to work in videogames, I don’t envy the crew that had to climb Mount Everest amid bitter cold and treacherous conditions for research and art resources!

  • Assassin’s Creed: Unity announced for next-gen, features FranceAssassin’s Creed: Unity announced for next-gen, features France

    (Date: Friday, March 21, 2014)
    One of the two Assassin’s Creed games rumored to be in the works has been officially outed by Ubisoft today via a sneak peek trailer, and not only is it destined exclusively for ’next-gen’ consoles, it’s also taking place in Ubisoft’s native country!

  • $50 off Ttianfall Bundle at Wal-Mart and Best Buy$50 off Ttianfall Bundle at Wal-Mart and Best Buy

    (Date: Friday, March 21, 2014)
    Walmart’s sale includes both the console itself, which is available for $449, as well as the recently released bundle that includes a free digital copy of Respawn Entertainment’s Titanfall, which is discounted by $50 to $449.96. (US Only)

  • Titanfall 2 to be published by EATitanfall 2 to be published by EA

    (Date: Wednesday, March 19, 2014)
    This was kind of an obvious one to predict, but it now means that Microsoft will likely have to write a much bigger cheque if they want to keep the fledgling hit franchise exclusive to Microsoft platforms.

  • Titanfall Now Coming to Xbox 360 on April 8Titanfall Now Coming to Xbox 360 on April 8

    (Date: Wednesday, March 19, 2014)
    It’s coming folks, Titanfall is arriving on Xbox 360, April 8 2014!

  • Zen Studios bringing Kickbeat, Pinball FX2 and CastleStorm to Xbox OneZen Studios bringing Kickbeat, Pinball FX2 and CastleStorm to Xbox One

    (Date: Tuesday, March 18, 2014)
    The first wave of quirky Indie game lovin’ is not too far off.

  • Xbox One Coming to 26 new markets in SeptemberXbox One Coming to 26 new markets in September

    (Date: Tuesday, March 18, 2014)
    Look out, Sony, it’s about to get a lot more crowded worldwide. Hope made the best of that head-start we gave you.

  • MS details April Xbox One update, external HDD support still comingMS details April Xbox One update, external HDD support still coming

    (Date: Tuesday, March 18, 2014)
    Updates and improvements once a month instead of every six months? Sign me up!

  • Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare Garden Variety DLC free tomorrowPlants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare Garden Variety DLC free tomorrow

    (Date: Monday, March 17, 2014)
    Yep, you heard right. Tomorrow, and free! New customizations, new character abilities and new pun-inspired game mode included!

  • Kinect Sports Rivals Kicks Up the Competition with a new trailerKinect Sports Rivals Kicks Up the Competition with a new trailer

    (Date: Monday, March 17, 2014)
    Are You Ready to Take on Your Rivals?

  • Best Wishes to Marc Whitten as He Departs XboxBest Wishes to Marc Whitten as He Departs Xbox

    (Date: Monday, March 17, 2014)
    Following the launch of Xbox One, the most successful launch in Xbox history, the Xbox team is sad to share today that Marc Whitten, Chief Product Officer of Xbox, will be leaving the team to become Chief Product Officer of Sonos.

  • Microsoft files trademark for existing, unnamed internal studio, LXPMicrosoft files trademark for existing, unnamed internal studio, LXP

    (Date: Monday, March 17, 2014)
    Microsoft may not have a whole load of new IP for the Xbox platform (particularly Xbox One) at present, but now at least we know they have one other studio besides Rare, 343 and Black Tusk that they can throw at the problem.

  • Skype for Xbox One gets new improvements, including contact filteringSkype for Xbox One gets new improvements, including contact filtering

    (Date: Saturday, March 15, 2014)
    As with everything on Xbox One, Skype is getting better and better with time.

  • PS4 now costs $50 more in Canada, may level local field for Xbox OnePS4 now costs $50 more in Canada, may level local field for Xbox One

    (Date: Saturday, March 15, 2014)
    I don’t know about you, but a $450 PS4 is a lot less appealing to this Canadian than a $500 Xbox One with a free digital copy of Titanfall. PS4 accessories are going up in price as well. Let’s hope Microsoft keeps Xbox One prices where they are!

  • Could the next Forza title be going to the 'Deep South'?Could the next Forza title be going to the 'Deep South'?

    (Date: Friday, March 14, 2014)
    Forza Horizon went off the beaten path, but a new title set in the Louisiana Bayou could be sumthin’ interestin’. I GAARONTEE!

  • Titanfall getting a mobile app, new colors, private servers possibleTitanfall getting a mobile app, new colors, private servers possible

    (Date: Thursday, March 13, 2014)
    Kudos to Respawn Entertainment for focusing on getting the game to work first before spending too much attention on secondary features, like mobile apps. Though now that the game is out and it’s good, they’re more than welcome to experiment!

  • Spencer: Microsoft plans to be more 'direct and honest' with fansSpencer: Microsoft plans to be more 'direct and honest' with fans

    (Date: Thursday, March 13, 2014)
    Dammit, Spencer, I promised myself I wouldn’t, but my eyes are watering up...how dare you make me cry! Oh, who am I kidding, you already had me at...Titanfall.

  • R.B.I. Baseball '14 screenshots unleashedR.B.I. Baseball '14 screenshots unleashed

    (Date: Wednesday, March 12, 2014)
    Believe it or not,this game is only a month away, so it’s about time we saw what this game looks like! Ditto for Titanfall on Xbox 360.

  • Take the Titanfall Personality Test to pick your perfect TitanTake the Titanfall Personality Test to pick your perfect Titan

    (Date: Wednesday, March 12, 2014)
    Hey baby, what’s your Titan type? Take this quick personality test and find out!

  • Witcher 3 delayed until February 2015Witcher 3 delayed until February 2015

    (Date: Tuesday, March 11, 2014)
    Bad news, we’re going to have to wait a lot longer to continue the dark adventures of Geralt of Rivia. But the good news is that we’ll now have a lot more time to play Watch Dogs, not to mention finish playing Witcher 1 and 2 if we haven’t already.

  • Titanfall won't be cross-platform, Xbox 360 port and Origin to blameTitanfall won't be cross-platform, Xbox 360 port and Origin to blame

    (Date: Tuesday, March 11, 2014)
    Now now, folks, let’s not start hating on Xbox 360, as cross-platform play ever happening between Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC was a longshot. But Xbox 360 owners will at least be able to boast having the largest install base of Titanfall players.

  • Xbox One Game Store game clips leak possible Watch Dogs closed betaXbox One Game Store game clips leak possible Watch Dogs closed beta

    (Date: Tuesday, March 11, 2014)
    The Xbox Store is an exciting place, isn’t it? A cursory browse might occasionally turn up a yet-unreleased game that can be downloaded for free (oops!), or spill information on an upcoming product or beta. This is the ERA OF THE WORST KEPT SECRET.

  • Pachter: MS will unbundle Kinect from Xbox One in 2015, drop pricePachter: MS will unbundle Kinect from Xbox One in 2015, drop price

    (Date: Tuesday, March 11, 2014)
    As a financial analyst popular in the games industry, Michael Pachter is known for stirring up a lot of controversy with his predictions. But he’s often right, which means his guesses bear watching. Take his predictions as you will.

  • Spencer: Games with Gold is different than PSN model, but will improveSpencer: Games with Gold is different than PSN model, but will improve

    (Date: Tuesday, March 11, 2014)
    MS is well aware that Xbox gamers aren’t quite blown away by recent Games with Gold offerings when compared to the PS Plus Instant Game Collection, and that the promotion for Gold subscribers is still lacking on Xbox One, but improvements ARE coming.

  • Respawn: Titanfall likely to get a resolution bump soonRespawn: Titanfall likely to get a resolution bump soon

    (Date: Tuesday, March 11, 2014)
    If you’re liking how Titanfall looks on Xbox One at 792p, you’ll be happy to hear that Respawn might actually be able to squeeze a little more visual juice out of Xbox One to bump it to 900p resolution. But that’s in the future. Enjoy your game now!

  • Titanfall has landed on Xbox One, and so has the new Twitch appTitanfall has landed on Xbox One, and so has the new Twitch app

    (Date: Tuesday, March 11, 2014)
    The Xbox Addict team is busy putting together a launch party video from the Toronto Titanfall event, but we’re happy to belatedly announce the arrival of Twitch in addition to Titanfall on Xbox One. In fact, Xbox Addict is twitching right now!

  • Watch Dogs will feature 8-player multiplayer, mode can be turned offWatch Dogs will feature 8-player multiplayer, mode can be turned off

    (Date: Monday, March 10, 2014)
    Taking a page from games such as Dark Souls and Need for Speed: Rivals, Watch Dogs will feature a multiplayer mode that seamlessly blends into the single- player experience, but players can opt out for single-player if they wish.

  • Alucard will be playable in Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 DLCAlucard will be playable in Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 DLC

    (Date: Friday, March 7, 2014)
    Given that Alucard is prominently featured in the actual game, it should come as no surprise that he’s also a playable character in the upcoming March 25th DLC. Should be interesting, as the DLC is a prequel to the finale!

  • Get ready for Twitch, Upload and Machinima on Xbox OneGet ready for Twitch, Upload and Machinima on Xbox One

    (Date: Friday, March 7, 2014)
    The ability to broadcast any game you’re playing on Xbox One via Twitch will soon be a reality, and there’s a number of important features and apps you should get familiar with in advance so you can hit the ground running. Get up to speed right now!

  • Titanfall lands at Exclusive Gaming Lounge in Toronto on March 10thTitanfall lands at Exclusive Gaming Lounge in Toronto on March 10th

    (Date: Friday, March 7, 2014)
    Want to be part of the Titanfall launch festivities on Monday? Well here’s your invitation! All you need to do is make it down to Toronto! And if you’re passing through later in the week, you can still drop by to play a few rounds of Titanfall!

  • No bans for Titanfall players with early legit copies, S. Africa's SOLNo bans for Titanfall players with early legit copies, S. Africa's SOL

    (Date: Friday, March 7, 2014)
    If you managed to get a legitimate copy of Titanfall early, go nuts and enjoy your weekend! If you live in South Africa however, our condolences, because this news will suck hard for you.

  • Titanfall-branded Xbox One exists after all, but its not for saleTitanfall-branded Xbox One exists after all, but its not for sale

    (Date: Thursday, March 6, 2014)
    If you were disappointed that the Titanfall Xbox One bundle announced last week turned out to be just a plain black Xbox One with a Titanfall download code, you weren’t alone. And chances are, this new info won’t make you feel any better about it...

  • Call of Duty: Ghosts Devastation DLC invades Xbox on April 3rdCall of Duty: Ghosts Devastation DLC invades Xbox on April 3rd

    (Date: Thursday, March 6, 2014)
    Devastation, the second DLC Pack for Call of Duty: Ghosts, debuts April 3, first on Xbox. This pack features four unique multiplayer maps, an all-new tactical 2-in-1 weapon, and Episode 2: Mayday – the next installment in Extinction’s four-part saga.

  • Update your Xbox One controller to work with the new headset adapterUpdate your Xbox One controller to work with the new headset adapter

    (Date: Thursday, March 6, 2014)
    To use the Xbox One Stereo Headset Adapter with your Xbox One Console, you’ll need to MANUALLY update your Xbox One Controller with the latest software to support the Adapter. Here’s how.

  • Watch Dogs coming on May 27thWatch Dogs coming on May 27th

    (Date: Thursday, March 6, 2014)
    Who let the dogs out? Who cares, because now we know they’re actually coming! According to a new story trailer for the game, Watch Dogs will be coming to current and next-gen consoles (except for the Wii U) in just under three months. WATCH DAAAHGSS!

  • Kill Hitler AGAIN on July 1st with Sniper Elite 3 pre-orderKill Hitler AGAIN on July 1st with Sniper Elite 3 pre-order

    (Date: Wednesday, March 5, 2014)
    Damn, that Hitler is popular, as it seems Sniper Elite fans can’t get enough of killing him, not to mention paying extra for the privilege.

  • Titanfall Season Pass will cost $25, won't be 'cross-platform-buy'Titanfall Season Pass will cost $25, won't be 'cross-platform-buy'

    (Date: Wednesday, March 5, 2014)
    If you haven’t decided yet which platform you’re getting Titanfall on (Xbox One, Xbox 360 or PC) and fancy the idea of getting the Season Pass, you’d best decide now, as the Season Pass won’t be transferable.

  • CoD: Ghosts gets update today, Xbox One version gets LAN supportCoD: Ghosts gets update today, Xbox One version gets LAN support

    (Date: Wednesday, March 5, 2014)
    Believe it or not, people still like to drag their consoles and monitors over to a friends’ house and network them together for offline, multitplayer experience. It will be hell to do so with an Xbox One, but at least now it can be done.

  • Titanfall gets inevitable Season Pass DLC, 360 version still delayedTitanfall gets inevitable Season Pass DLC, 360 version still delayed

    (Date: Wednesday, March 5, 2014)
    In other news, they sky is still blue and the earth is still round. Oh, and sorry last-gen folks, you’ve still got an extra two-week wait for Titanfall.

  • Xbox One March System update rolls out TONIGHT! Is your body ready?Xbox One March System update rolls out TONIGHT! Is your body ready?

    (Date: Tuesday, March 4, 2014)
    Many long-awaited features and improvements to the Xbox One operating system will be available for your consumption shortly! Just make sure to put your console into ’Instant On’ mode to check for updates while it’s off!

  • Xbox Store Deals: Ghosts, Black Flag, Castlevania, Juarez and more!Xbox Store Deals: Ghosts, Black Flag, Castlevania, Juarez and more!

    (Date: Tuesday, March 4, 2014)
    This week features a nice selection of deals and some much needed discount love for Call of Duty: Ghosts on Xbox One.

  • Project Spark beta expands to Xbox One todayProject Spark beta expands to Xbox One today

    (Date: Tuesday, March 4, 2014)
    It’s a little bit later than originally projected, but finally, the Project Spark Beta is now open to Xbox One owners. Don’t just stand around, get in there and start creating!

  • Murdered: Soul Suspect gets June release date, pricing, pre-order swagMurdered: Soul Suspect gets June release date, pricing, pre-order swag

    (Date: Tuesday, March 4, 2014)
    Murdered: Soul Suspect will be in our hands sooner than we originally expected, and right before E3. Be prepared to pay a bit more for it if you’re getting it on next-gen though.

  • Warner Bros, Announces Batman: Arkham KnightWarner Bros, Announces Batman: Arkham Knight

    (Date: Tuesday, March 4, 2014)
    Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today announced Batman™: Arkham Knight, Rocksteady Studios’ conclusion to the series of award-winning, best-selling titles Batman™: Arkham Asylum and Batman.

  • Watch Major Nelson preview the Twitch app for Xbox One at 11pm TONIGHTWatch Major Nelson preview the Twitch app for Xbox One at 11pm TONIGHT

    (Date: Monday, March 3, 2014)
    Twitch is finally coming as promised to Xbox One in a big way, and Microsoft can’t wait until its roll-out next week to blow the lid on it, so Major Nelson will be previewing the app on twitch tonight at 11pm ET (8pm PT for those of you out West).

  • Titanfall level screenshots, prestige system, and more leak on RedditTitanfall level screenshots, prestige system, and more leak on Reddit

    (Date: Monday, March 3, 2014)
    Gotta love those leaks! Reddit is the guilty party this time.

  • Ultra Street Fighter 4 will offer Edition Select ModeUltra Street Fighter 4 will offer Edition Select Mode

    (Date: Monday, March 3, 2014)
    If you’re a Street Fighter purist who say, doesn’t like some of the changes made to your favorite fighter during any of the revisions made to SF4 over the years, you’ll be pleased to learn you’ll be able to pick your favorite version in USF4.

  • Microsoft Store offering $10 Xbox Gift Card with Titanfall pre-orderMicrosoft Store offering $10 Xbox Gift Card with Titanfall pre-order

    (Date: Saturday, March 1, 2014)
    Games are becoming more expensive for Canucks, but if you look around, there are often great opportunities to save. This deal gets you $10 in Xbox Store or credit if you pre-order Titanfall from the Microsoft Store, regardless of the Xbox platform.

  • March update for Xbox One will bring optical Dolby Digital 5.1 supportMarch update for Xbox One will bring optical Dolby Digital 5.1 support

    (Date: Friday, February 28, 2014)
    Finally, owners of existing third-party Xbox One and Xbox 360 5.1 surround sound headsets (and surround sound systems that exclusively use optical input) can rejoice!!!

  • Civ Revolution and Dungeon Defenders are March's Games with GoldCiv Revolution and Dungeon Defenders are March's Games with Gold

    (Date: Friday, February 28, 2014)
    It’s that time of the month when we find out what goodies await us next month! If you’re a dungeon crawler or fan of ’God Games’, March’s games will make you very happy (if you don’t own them already, that is).

  • GTA Online gets 'all business' with free Business Update DLCGTA Online gets 'all business' with free Business Update DLC

    (Date: Friday, February 28, 2014)
    If you managed to weather the storm of bugs, hacks and other exploits that plagued GTA Online and are still enjoying the game, your continued commitment and is being rewarded again next week. No...there’s still no Heist missions, but it’s all FREE!

  • Call of Duty: Ghosts getting Villains PackCall of Duty: Ghosts getting Villains Pack

    (Date: Friday, February 28, 2014)
    DLC for Call of Duty games are as plentiful as snowflakes, but very few allow you to play as iconic villains from past games, so this one is particularly worthy of mention.

  • Spencer: Don't panic, Halo news is definitely coming for E3 2014Spencer: Don't panic, Halo news is definitely coming for E3 2014

    (Date: Friday, February 28, 2014)
    The question is, what exactly will the news be? Halo 5? Halo 2 Anniversary Edition? Or something else entirely? Hopefully it’s not a sequel to Spartan Assault...way too soon.

  • PSA: Call of Duty mega-sale, Thief & Plants vs. Zombies on Xbox StorePSA: Call of Duty mega-sale, Thief & Plants vs. Zombies on Xbox Store

    (Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2014)
    Make sure to drop by your Xbox 360 and Xbox One’s respective digital storefronts today, as there is a ton of content discounted for two major Call of Duty titles. Also, Thief and Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare are available on both platforms.

  • Phil Spencer confirms MS is looking at ex-Sony, ex-Irrational talentPhil Spencer confirms MS is looking at ex-Sony, ex-Irrational talent

    (Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2014)
    Last week it was announced that Bioshock Infinite developer Irrational Games is closing its doors in order to restructure, and Sony’s Santa Monica Studios (God of War) was hit with layoffs. As they say, one man’s loss is another man’s gain!

  • Dead Rising 3 'Chaos Rising' DLC available todayDead Rising 3 'Chaos Rising' DLC available today

    (Date: Tuesday, February 25, 2014)
    The zombie-slaying fun continues with the release of the third chapter of the “Untold Stories of Los Perdidos”, and the story’s main character, Hunter, seems to have just as many tattoos as the last one.

  • Xbox One Update Revamps Friends and Party SystemXbox One Update Revamps Friends and Party System

    (Date: Tuesday, February 25, 2014)
    Today, Xbox Live’s Major Nelson and Richard Irving from Xbox Engineering are providing a detailed look at what improvements we can expect to see made to the Xbox One’s Friends and Party system in the coming weeks.

  • Konami drops MGS V: Ground Zeroes next-gen prices, sort ofKonami drops MGS V: Ground Zeroes next-gen prices, sort of

    (Date: Tuesday, February 25, 2014)
    You complained, and Konami listened, sort of. Both physical and digital copies of Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes on next-gen will be $10 cheaper, but a price gulf still remains between the next-gen and current-gen digital prices.

  • Xbox One Stereo Headset, Adapter may support surround sound in futureXbox One Stereo Headset, Adapter may support surround sound in future

    (Date: Tuesday, February 25, 2014)
    An inexpensive surround sound solution may be waiting in the wings for all Xbox One gamers in the future. But what happened to 5.1 surround sound optical support?

  • Livestreaming comes to Xbox One March 11th, just in time for TitanfallLivestreaming comes to Xbox One March 11th, just in time for Titanfall

    (Date: Tuesday, February 25, 2014)
    Finally, Xbox One owners will be able to broadcast their gameplay and much more via the Twitch app (instead of just being able to watch streams) in two weeks. And with Titanfall out that day, it couldn’t come at a better time! XBOX BROADCAST!!!

  • Xbox Division has a new boss...againXbox Division has a new boss...again

    (Date: Tuesday, February 25, 2014)
    Hey, if we keep rolling the dice right, we might actually get a gamer boss one of these days. For now, we’ll make do with former Nokia CEO and returning MS executive, Stephen Elop.

  • WWE Network on-demand app available on Xbox 360 today (UPDATE)WWE Network on-demand app available on Xbox 360 today (UPDATE)

    (Date: Monday, February 24, 2014)
    Are you ready to kick WWE Cable Box PPV fees to the curb? Well with the new and far more-affordable $10 a month WWE Network app, you can also drop-kick them, put them into a full nelson and then piledrive them into the mat. Or a table. That works.

  • Limited Edition Titanfall Xbox One bundle announcedLimited Edition Titanfall Xbox One bundle announced

    (Date: Monday, February 24, 2014)
    There’s little point in buying an Xbox One unless you’re purchasing a good game alongside it, so how about Microsoft throwing in THE BEST, MOST HIGHLY- ANTICIPATED XBOX ONE GAME FOR FREE? Say...no...more!!!

  • Xbox 360 Ultimate Game Sale FINAL Day: Saints, Demons, the ApocalypseXbox 360 Ultimate Game Sale FINAL Day: Saints, Demons, the Apocalypse

    (Date: Monday, February 24, 2014)
    A lot fitting references to ’the end’ and the afterlife here! Saints Row IV, LIMBO and Metro: Last Light appear to be the biggest winners of the lot.

  • Xbox 360 Ultimate Game Sale Day 6: Cowboys, Dungeons and PortalsXbox 360 Ultimate Game Sale Day 6: Cowboys, Dungeons and Portals

    (Date: Sunday, February 23, 2014)
    There’s probably only ONE game that anyone here in the Great White North is concerned with today, but once that’s done, head on over to the Xbox Games Store for some good deals on Diablo III, Dark Souls, COD: Ghosts and more.

  • Xbox 360 Ultimate Game Sale Day 5: Robbers, Assassins and SurvivorsXbox 360 Ultimate Game Sale Day 5: Robbers, Assassins and Survivors

    (Date: Saturday, February 22, 2014)
    Payday 2, Mortal Kombat 2011 and State of Decay are the highlights among today’s discounts.

  • Xbox 360 Ultimate Game Sale Day 4: More zombies, freaks, and LaraXbox 360 Ultimate Game Sale Day 4: More zombies, freaks, and Lara

    (Date: Friday, February 21, 2014)
    Some good deals can be found here, including discounts on the recent Tomb Raider Reboot, Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition, Walking Dead Season 2: Episode 1 and Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons.

  • Call of Duty: Ghosts gets Double XP weekend, customization itemsCall of Duty: Ghosts gets Double XP weekend, customization items

    (Date: Thursday, February 20, 2014)
    This weekend is not only a great opportunity to get out there and boost your COD stats, it’s also an opportunity to bling your soldier up with some pretty wacky items, including ’SPACE CATS’!

  • Invites to Xbox One's first Beta Program going out now!Invites to Xbox One's first Beta Program going out now!

    (Date: Thursday, February 20, 2014)
    The tradition of allowing select Xbox owners to preview upcoming updates to their favorite console’s operating system is continuing on Xbox One, as invitations are going out as we speak to test out the March update! Check you e- mail!

  • Batman Arkham Origins Blackgate Deluxe Edition on Xbox 360 April 1stBatman Arkham Origins Blackgate Deluxe Edition on Xbox 360 April 1st

    (Date: Thursday, February 20, 2014)
    The leak reported earlier this month is true; Batman Arkham Origins Blackgate Deluxe Edition will be making its way to the Xbox 360 Games Store in April.

  • Capcom, Virgin bringing real money wagers to Street Fighter 4 OnlineCapcom, Virgin bringing real money wagers to Street Fighter 4 Online

    (Date: Thursday, February 20, 2014)
    Ever thought that your video game habit might be destroying your life socially? Well now you’ll have the chance to destroy it financially as well, provided that you stink at Street Fighter but enjoy gambling your cash away in ’skill- based’ bouts.

  • Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor will be a next-gen focused gameMiddle Earth: Shadow of Mordor will be a next-gen focused game

    (Date: Thursday, February 20, 2014)
    It should come as no surprise that WB Interactive’s latest Tolkien-inspired game will look better on next-gen consoles, but apparently the depth of the game’s nemesis system will also be highly dependent on the Xbox One’s added horsepower.

  • Microsoft officially unveils the Xbox One Media Remote Microsoft officially unveils the Xbox One Media Remote

    (Date: Thursday, February 20, 2014)
    No more rumors, it’s real, it’s coming out in March, and its buttons even glow in the dark!

  • Xbox 360 Ultimate Game Sale Day 3: Zombies, Snakes, Dragons and GodsXbox 360 Ultimate Game Sale Day 3: Zombies, Snakes, Dragons and Gods

    (Date: Thursday, February 20, 2014)
    Today’s sale is quite an assortment of hits, including the zombie shooters Left 3 Dead and Dead Island: Riptide, Metal Gear Solid Peace Walker, Skyrim, Darksiders and FIFA 14.

  • PC mech-shooter Strike Suit Zero coming to Xbox OnePC mech-shooter Strike Suit Zero coming to Xbox One

    (Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2014)
    If you thought the mech-goodness on Xbox One couldn’t get any better with Titanfall, you’d be wrong. Strike Suit Zero promises to take the mech-action into space and deliver on all those anime space battle fantasies you had as a child.

  • Xbox 360 Ultimate Game Sale Day 2 on today, still time to save!Xbox 360 Ultimate Game Sale Day 2 on today, still time to save!

    (Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2014)
    Today’s Daily Deal highlights are Darksiders II, Farming Simulator and the Soul Calibur II HD update.

  • Pre-order Wolfenstein: The New Order, get access to new Doom betaPre-order Wolfenstein: The New Order, get access to new Doom beta

    (Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2014)
    Wolfenstein: The New Order has been given a release date, and in celebration a new trailer has been unveiled as well as a new incentive for pre-ordering: access to a beta for the next Doom game.

  • Strider now available on Xbox 360, Xbox OneStrider now available on Xbox 360, Xbox One

    (Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2014)
    Capcom and Double Helix’s long-awaited reboot-meets-remix of Strider is finally here for your old-school action- platforming consumption, and according to Capcom Unity, apparently a lot of folks like it.

  • Microsoft announces 'OneDrive' app for Xbox OneMicrosoft announces 'OneDrive' app for Xbox One

    (Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2014)
    Today the OneDrive team announced worldwide availability of OneDrive – including new features that will let you get more out of the new OneDrive app on Xbox One. The updated app will connect all your content seamlessly across all of your devices.

  • Forza Motorsport 5 Free Road America Track Add-On Now AvailableForza Motorsport 5 Free Road America Track Add-On Now Available

    (Date: Wednesday, February 19, 2014)
    By now you’re probably used to paying for car packs, but every now and then, it’s nice to get a Forza freebie, especially when it’s a new track, a category that Turn 10’s latest racer is a bit short on. Naturally, there’s also a car pack you can buy!

  • Kickstarter game Kingdom Come: Deliverance MS-approved for Xbox OneKickstarter game Kingdom Come: Deliverance MS-approved for Xbox One

    (Date: Tuesday, February 18, 2014)
    Proof that self-publishing is alive and well on Xbox One, Warhorse Studios has received approval from Microsoft and Sony to bring its open-world role-playing game to the next-gen consoles.

  • Rayman Legends now on Xbox One, Ryse Sale, Xbox 360 Weekly SaleRayman Legends now on Xbox One, Ryse Sale, Xbox 360 Weekly Sale

    (Date: Tuesday, February 18, 2014)
    The armless and legless hero has now made his way to Xbox One in style, as his latest adventure is now available for purchase on the Xbox One Games Store, in addition to a discounted RYSE: Son of Rome. There’s also some nice weekly deals on Xbox 360!

  • Microsoft kicks off February Ultimate Game Sale on Xbox 360 Game StoreMicrosoft kicks off February Ultimate Game Sale on Xbox 360 Game Store

    (Date: Monday, February 17, 2014)
    Another week of daily deals awaits! This week, Dishonored, Halo: Reach and Bastion top the handful of games on discount until tomorrow. And of course, there’s also the week-long discounts!

  • RYSE: Son of Rome gets upcoming 'Mars Chosen' DLC, $20 discountRYSE: Son of Rome gets upcoming 'Mars Chosen' DLC, $20 discount

    (Date: Monday, February 17, 2014)
    As of tomorrow, RYSE: Son of Rome will be temporarily going on sale on the Xbox Games Store, with more discounts and new DLC to come, but only for a limited time!

  • Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark revealed at NYC Toy FairTransformers: Rise of the Dark Spark revealed at NYC Toy Fair

    (Date: Sunday, February 16, 2014)
    Not only will the Transformers franchise make its leap to the next-gen consoles alongside current-gen with its next entry in the series, but it will also be developed by a new studio and merge the cinematic and videogame universes. Fingers crossed.

  • World of Tanks Xbox 360 now out of beta, full F2P edition out now!World of Tanks Xbox 360 now out of beta, full F2P edition out now!

    (Date: Sunday, February 16, 2014)
    Amid all the noise created by the Titanfall and Warface betas this week, Wargaming.net has also launched the full version of World of Tanks for Xbox 360, so if infantry and mech warfare aren’t your bag, the more strategic combat of tanks might be.

  • Titanfall Beta for Xbox One now open to the publicTitanfall Beta for Xbox One now open to the public

    (Date: Sunday, February 16, 2014)
    It appears that EA and Respawn have stress-tested the Xbox One Titanfall beta enough during the past few days to deem it safe for the public, so if you haven’t received a code yet, no worries, as you can now join in the action without one.

  • Titanfall Beta BLOWOUT - Part Two: Habits to AvoidTitanfall Beta BLOWOUT - Part Two: Habits to Avoid

    (Date: Friday, February 14, 2014)
    Now that we’ve covered some of the strategies needed to succeed in Titanfall, it’s time to cover some of the common mistakes that will get typical FPS players killed. Don’t worry, there are tips inside too! Make sure to check out all the video links!

  • Titanfall Beta BLOWOUT - Part One: Tips & Tricks Titanfall Beta BLOWOUT - Part One: Tips & Tricks

    (Date: Friday, February 14, 2014)
    The Titanfall closed beta is here and if you were lucky enough to snag a code, you’ll probably want to hit the ground running this weekend! Check out this video to learn how to keep your soldier and Titan at the top of the leaderboard!

  • The Evil Within coming to Xbox Platforms on August 26thThe Evil Within coming to Xbox Platforms on August 26th

    (Date: Friday, February 14, 2014)
    Looking forward to that helpless feeling of being stalked, hunted down and killed by monstrous humanoid oddities, complete with optional next-gen trappings? If so, hang in there, that day is creeping ever closer.

  • Project CARS reminds us of its 2014 release with new trailerProject CARS reminds us of its 2014 release with new trailer

    (Date: Friday, February 14, 2014)
    The gang behind Need for Speed: Shift and other top end racers of last generation just wants to remind us that another option to Forza will be available soon. Check out the next gen raindrops on those chassis!

  • Halo 2 Anniversary coming, Halo 5 likely delayed until 2015Halo 2 Anniversary coming, Halo 5 likely delayed until 2015

    (Date: Friday, February 14, 2014)
    The voice actor behind Master Chief himself has said that we can probably expect a Halo 2 Anniversary Edition sooner than we can expect the next new chapter of the Halo saga. But will it be on Xbox One, Xbox 360, or both?

  • Xbox One Media Remote leaked on Amazon, coming Mar. 4th for $24.99Xbox One Media Remote leaked on Amazon, coming Mar. 4th for $24.99

    (Date: Thursday, February 13, 2014)
    Because sometimes, Kinect voice and motion commands aren’t always enough.

  • Of Titans and Men: Hands-on with TitanfallOf Titans and Men: Hands-on with Titanfall

    (Date: Wednesday, February 12, 2014)
    The Titanfall closed beta for Xbox One is just around the corner, so you might want to prepare for the oncoming onslaught by getting your eyeballs on the following trailer and preview, direct from the Xbox Wire staff.

  • Kinect Sports Rivals coming to Xbox One on April 8th in North AmericaKinect Sports Rivals coming to Xbox One on April 8th in North America

    (Date: Wednesday, February 12, 2014)
    No more Kinect 1.0 waggle nonsense for you, cadets! Like the Coach says, it’s time to put your grown-up, Kinect 2.0 pants on and pick a faction! Who will you side with? Team Viper, Team Wolf, or Team Eagle?

  • Second Xbox One Titanfall Beta registration has opened! Sign up NOW!!!Second Xbox One Titanfall Beta registration has opened! Sign up NOW!!!

    (Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2014)
    EA and Respawn Entertainment have just opened registration for the second Titanfall beta on the game’s official website. Codes are guaranteed to run out fast, so you’d best get over there and sign up (the link to the registration page is inside)!

  • State of Decay throws fans a lifeline with upcoming DLC, new mapState of Decay throws fans a lifeline with upcoming DLC, new map

    (Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2014)
    It’s not over yet for Xbox Live Arcade’s darling zombie survival horror game, State of Decay, as the game will soon have more territory to romp around in, and possibly a ’new way to play’ it.

  • Fable Legends, Lionhead Studios likely going the MMO routeFable Legends, Lionhead Studios likely going the MMO route

    (Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2014)
    Fable fans may have been surprised when it was first announced that Fable Legends was being built with a 5-10 year plan in mind, but now it appears that developer Lionhead Studios is moving the game and its future ambitions in an MMO- like direction.

  • Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate Deluxe Edition Outed By Xbox StoreBatman: Arkham Origins Blackgate Deluxe Edition Outed By Xbox Store

    (Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2014)
    Gotta love those leaks! At this rate, the Xbox Games Store might become a bigger source of upcoming game leaks than Amazon!

  • Second Dead Rising 3 DLC pack 'Fallen Angel' available todaySecond Dead Rising 3 DLC pack 'Fallen Angel' available today

    (Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2014)
    With all this future news talk, it’s nice to have at least one news story about something you can experience and play TODAY.

  • Microsoft details Xbox One March update, Party Chat improvementsMicrosoft details Xbox One March update, Party Chat improvements

    (Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2014)
    While most of these improvements are just streamlined versions of what we already have on Xbox 360, they’ve been sorely needed and will no doubt be much appreciated when they go live.

  • Xbox One Februrary update delayed from today until later this weekXbox One Februrary update delayed from today until later this week

    (Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2014)
    Patience, Grasshopper. The update will likely be out in time for Valentine’s Day.

  • Xbox One getting $25 headset adapter, official stereo headset in MarchXbox One getting $25 headset adapter, official stereo headset in March

    (Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2014)
    Good news all around for Xbox One owners not happy with the standard pack-in headset. Both a new official stereo headset and the long-awaited adapter that will allow a variety of third-party options will be out next month.

  • Battlefield 4 DLC: Second Assault coming Feb. 18, Mar. 4 non-premiumBattlefield 4 DLC: Second Assault coming Feb. 18, Mar. 4 non-premium

    (Date: Monday, February 10, 2014)
    The long wait for Battlefield 4 Premium members who don’t own an Xbox One (That’s YOU, Xbox 360 owners) for the first of the expansion packs they paid up front for may soon be over, as ’Second Assault’ should be available to download next week.

  • Child of Light coming to Xbox One and Xbox 360 on April 30thChild of Light coming to Xbox One and Xbox 360 on April 30th

    (Date: Monday, February 10, 2014)
    2014 is already turning out to be a year of pleasant surprises in the form of smaller, bite-sized games, including this watercolor-and-Grandia-inspired RPG from Ubisoft called Child of Light. Oh, and everything in the game rhymes, isn’t it sublime?

  • Destiny Beta shifts from 'early 2014' to 'summer'Destiny Beta shifts from 'early 2014' to 'summer'

    (Date: Monday, February 10, 2014)
    If you were worried about having too many betas to try out, Activision has just made your life easier by pushing the long-awaited beta for Destiny into the summer. Hopefully this won’t affect the game’s September 9th release date too severely.

  • Rayman Legends coming to Xbox One on February 25thRayman Legends coming to Xbox One on February 25th

    (Date: Monday, February 10, 2014)
    Rayman leaves no console unturned.

  • New Dying Light trailer teases Feb. 11 announcement, possibly a demoNew Dying Light trailer teases Feb. 11 announcement, possibly a demo

    (Date: Monday, February 10, 2014)
    February may be a slow time of year for games in general, but it appears as though developers have seized upon this period as the perfect time to drop demos and betas on us, and it’s possible that Dying Light’s Techland is no exception.

  • Far Cry Classic coming to Xbox Store next week, completing the trilogyFar Cry Classic coming to Xbox Store next week, completing the trilogy

    (Date: Sunday, February 9, 2014)
    We’ve had the original Far Cry on Xbox 360 before in the form of Far Cry: Instincts Predator, but forget about that hack-job. This version is based on the PC original, with an upgraded interface and new cutscenes. Best of all, it’s only TEN BUCKS!!!

  • Sorcerer Mickey finally joins the Disney Infinity partySorcerer Mickey finally joins the Disney Infinity party

    (Date: Sunday, February 9, 2014)
    You can’t have a Disney Infinite without at least one iteration of Mickey Mouse, right? What’s scary is that soon we’ll be saying the same thing about Star Wars and Marvel characters, now that Disney owns them.

  • The LEGO Movie Videogame is now available in retail stores!The LEGO Movie Videogame is now available in retail stores!

    (Date: Friday, February 7, 2014)
    Step into a LEGO game unlike any other and become a true Master Builder! The LEGO Movie Videogame is now available in retail stores for Xbox One & Xbox 360.

  • Wolf Among Us Season Pass not working, Ep 2 issued by Xbox 360 messageWolf Among Us Season Pass not working, Ep 2 issued by Xbox 360 message

    (Date: Friday, February 7, 2014)
    The Wolf Among Us Season Pass has been experiencing some hiccups, as the game has been prompting Season Pass holders to purchase Episode 2 a second time. Check your Xbox Messages if you’re one of those affected.

  • Call of Duty franchise moving from a two-year to three-year cycleCall of Duty franchise moving from a two-year to three-year cycle

    (Date: Friday, February 7, 2014)
    Is that a flock of pigs flying overhead? Is that a snowball in hell that refuses to melt? Must be, because the Call of Duty franchise is stretching its legs out a bit for its dev teams. We can probably still expect a new COD game every year though.

  • Titanfall will be dropping onto Xbox 360 two weeks lateTitanfall will be dropping onto Xbox 360 two weeks late

    (Date: Thursday, February 6, 2014)
    360 owners eager to get in on the jetpack- hopping, mech-shooting action of Titanfall will need to grow a bit of extra patience next month, as the current-gen version of the game won’t be arriving at the same time as it’s PC and Xbox One counterparts.

  • Fable Anniversary ViDoc details new enhancements, SmartGlass featuresFable Anniversary ViDoc details new enhancements, SmartGlass features

    (Date: Thursday, February 6, 2014)
    Fable Anniversary is now available on store shelves, and if you haven’t picked up your copy yet, you might be curious about what’s new. Well, look no further than this new video.

  • Strider coming to Xbox 360 and Xbox One on February 19thStrider coming to Xbox 360 and Xbox One on February 19th

    (Date: Thursday, February 6, 2014)
    Speaking of Double Helix, the other big reboot they’ve been working on, Strider, will be out for Xbox 360 and Xbox One in just under a two weeks! Let’s be grateful that we’re getting this gem BEFORE Amazon gets their grubby paws on the developer!

  • Amazon buys Double Helix, Killer Instinct still in good hands says MSAmazon buys Double Helix, Killer Instinct still in good hands says MS

    (Date: Thursday, February 6, 2014)
    This is the shocker of the week. Double Helix, developer behind the Microsoft- owned, Xbox One-exclusive fighter, Killer Insinct, has been bought by Amazon, not Microsoft! KI fans needn’t worry though, as the game will continue under an internal team.

  • Bioshock Infinite: Burial at Sea Part 2 DLC coming March 25thBioshock Infinite: Burial at Sea Part 2 DLC coming March 25th

    (Date: Wednesday, February 5, 2014)
    The conclusion to the Burial at Sea DLC storyline that sees a key Bioshock Infinite character "revisiting" the underwater world of Rapture from the original Bioshock will be surfacing soon. Beware, plenty of SPOILERS await inside.

  • Crytek announces open Xbox 360 beta for its upcoming F2P FPS, WarfaceCrytek announces open Xbox 360 beta for its upcoming F2P FPS, Warface

    (Date: Wednesday, February 5, 2014)
    The only thing that sounds better than a free-to-play, first-person shooter from Crytek is an absolutely free-to-the-public, no-pre-order-necessary OPEN BETA for said free-to-play first-person shooter from Crytek (Psst, they’re the Crysis guys)!

  • Major OS improvements slated for Xbox One on February 11th, March 4thMajor OS improvements slated for Xbox One on February 11th, March 4th

    (Date: Wednesday, February 5, 2014)
    Xbox One’s dashboard interface is about to get a lot more familiar and your content easier to manage come next week, and that little game called Titanfall is going to be so big that it will require a separate update of its own next month!

  • The Wolf Among Us: Episode 2 available tomorrow on Xbox StoreThe Wolf Among Us: Episode 2 available tomorrow on Xbox Store

    (Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2014)
    And if you don’t let him in, Bigby’s gonna blow your house down, right after he’s done kicking your ass.

  • Microsoft's new boss is...Satya NadellaMicrosoft's new boss is...Satya Nadella

    (Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2014)
    How this new appointment will affect the Xbox division is unknown, but at least for the moment, it’s good to know that someone capable is in the pilot’s seat, particularly someone with ’cloud’ experience. See what I did there?

  • New Community-Designed Xbox One Gamerpics Now AvailableNew Community-Designed Xbox One Gamerpics Now Available

    (Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2014)
    Tired of how your Avatar gamerpic looks on Xbox One, even in gorgeous 1080p? Not happy with what’s already out there? Well there’s just been an injection of new user-designed content that might do the trick for you.

  • Forza 5 getting 'Smoking Tire' pack todayForza 5 getting 'Smoking Tire' pack today

    (Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2014)
    If you’ve got the $10, Turn 10 Studios have the wheels to set your digital asphalt on fire, baby!

  • Chief Thunder taps in Orchid as the next F2P Killer Instinct fighterChief Thunder taps in Orchid as the next F2P Killer Instinct fighter

    (Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2014)
    The Killer Instinct game of musical chairs continues! If you have an Xbox One and download the free version of Killer Instinct, you’ll now be rewarded with Orchid as your default fighter, as Chief Thunder has left the building.

  • Murdered: Soul Suspect coming to Xbox One as well as Xbox 360Murdered: Soul Suspect coming to Xbox One as well as Xbox 360

    (Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2014)
    The next-gen pickings are bound to be slim for the next while, so any quality Xbox 360 titles that get the Xbox One treatment are more than appreciated in these parts.

  • World of Tanks for Xbox 360 rolls closer to final releaseWorld of Tanks for Xbox 360 rolls closer to final release

    (Date: Tuesday, February 4, 2014)
    Yep, that’s right, it’s STILL in beta, but if you haven’t been able to get access to it yet, you should be very shortly.

  • EA's Ghost Games hit with layoffs, next Need for Speed game mothballedEA's Ghost Games hit with layoffs, next Need for Speed game mothballed

    (Date: Saturday, February 1, 2014)
    I’m not sure what is more shocking about this story...that the NFS franchise as a whole could be in peril despite the recent success of Need for Speed: Rivals, or that there is a POLICE-THEMED BATTLEFIELD GAME IN THE WORKS.

  • Halo 2 Anniversary, Crackdown 3 for Xbox One rumouredHalo 2 Anniversary, Crackdown 3 for Xbox One rumoured

    (Date: Friday, January 31, 2014)
    Obviously, Microsoft doesn’t comment on rumors and speculation. But come on, it’s the weekend, let’s have some fun and speculate on all this MAD GOSSIP!!!

  • Dead Island and Toy Soldiers are February's Games with GoldDead Island and Toy Soldiers are February's Games with Gold

    (Date: Friday, January 31, 2014)
    Time to escape the Polar Vortex for sun, sand, and fighting for your life against ravenous zombies at a five star resort. Then when you’re done that, you can go to war. You realize we’re talking about videogames, right? It all starts tomorrow!

  • Is the next State of Decay fated to be a next-generation MMO game?Is the next State of Decay fated to be a next-generation MMO game?

    (Date: Friday, January 31, 2014)
    More rumors have begun to stir regarding what developer Undead Labs’ follow up to their Xbox Live Arcade hit State of Decay will be, following the addition of veteran MMO game developer Patrick Wyatt to the company’s ranks.

  • Killer Instinct adds Killer Instinct adds "rage quitter jail" patch along with Spinal

    (Date: Friday, January 31, 2014)
    One of the best things about having an Xbox One-exclusive fighting game is that the actions of cheaters and spoil-sports are taken VERY seriously on Live. Along with today’s addition of Spinal, expect a more balanced KI leaderboard going forward.

  • Spinal joins Killer Instinct, Double Helix offers tips and strategiesSpinal joins Killer Instinct, Double Helix offers tips and strategies

    (Date: Friday, January 31, 2014)
    Killer Instinct‘s swashbuckling skeleton has joined the fray: Spinal will become available today for owners of the Ultra Edition and Combo Breaker Pack bundles (Note: he will automatically download for owners of those bundles.)

  • LocoCycle coming to Xbox 360 on Valentine’s DayLocoCycle coming to Xbox 360 on Valentine’s Day

    (Date: Friday, January 31, 2014)
    The Titanfall beta and now this? Many an Xbox Gamer’s thumbs are going to be plenty busy on February 14th, and probably about just as many girlfriends and wives are going to be PISSED.

  • Halo: Spartan Assault available on Xbox 360 today!Halo: Spartan Assault available on Xbox 360 today!

    (Date: Friday, January 31, 2014)
    Time for some Halo-inspired, twin stick action on current gen!

  • Awesome new Killer Instinct trailer reveals Spinal, teases FulgoreAwesome new Killer Instinct trailer reveals Spinal, teases Fulgore

    (Date: Thursday, January 30, 2014)
    Nothing more needs to be said. Get your eyeballs on this video NOW!

  • Microsoft: trade in a PS3, Xbox 360 E or S, get $100 off an Xbox OneMicrosoft: trade in a PS3, Xbox 360 E or S, get $100 off an Xbox One

    (Date: Thursday, January 30, 2014)
    Well that’s one way to overcome a price gap. For a limited time, the Microsoft Store will give you $100 of store credit when you trade in your PS3 or Xbox 360. The offer runs from 23rd January till 2nd March 2014 in the US, Puerto Rico and Canada.

  • New Xbox One variant rumors persist, Titanfall-themed console likelyNew Xbox One variant rumors persist, Titanfall-themed console likely

    (Date: Thursday, January 30, 2014)
    If you’ve been holding out on buying an Xbox One because you desire it in a colour other than black, you may not have to wait too long.

  • Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare split-screen exclusive to Xbox OnePlants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare split-screen exclusive to Xbox One

    (Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2014)
    With Boss Mode also being an X1 exclusive, the Xbox One version of Garden Warfare is looking to be the definitive version of the game.

  • Kinect Sports Rivals Preseason holding International ChampionshipKinect Sports Rivals Preseason holding International Championship

    (Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2014)
    You know that pretty cool Kinect game that you can download to your Xbox One absolutely for free? Well now you can compete in that game against the best in the world and possibly win some free swag and bragging rights for the full game when it’s out!

  • Xbox One Dashboard Update in March, White Xbox One plannedXbox One Dashboard Update in March, White Xbox One planned

    (Date: Wednesday, January 29, 2014)
    Dashboard improvements are incoming for Xbox One, which is hardly unexpected, but increased chatter surrounding a White Xbox One similar to the special edition model for MS employees and a future model without Blu-Ray has piqued the interest of many.

  • Battlefield 4 dev running 'Player Appreciation Month' in FebruaryBattlefield 4 dev running 'Player Appreciation Month' in February

    (Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2014)
    Considering the troubles Battlefield 4 has had since release, EA and DICE might have to announce a Battlefield 4 National Holiday to make it up to everyone. But a "Player Appreciation Month" sure beats a week, or a Double XP weekend.

  • So what happened to Black Tusk Studios' mystery game for Xbox One?So what happened to Black Tusk Studios' mystery game for Xbox One?

    (Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2014)
    Black Tusk Studios are back in the spotlight again as they have just inherited the Gears of War franchise, not to mention the series’ former Director of Production, Rod Fergusson. But where does that leave the studio’s other unnamed AAA project?

  • Elder Scrolls Online will require XBL Gold on top of monthly sub feeElder Scrolls Online will require XBL Gold on top of monthly sub fee

    (Date: Tuesday, January 28, 2014)
    Sadly, it looks as though we’ll have to pony up a little bit more a month than our PlayStation rivals to play The Elder Scrolls Online after all.

  • MS may reduce Xbox One mandatory GPU resource demands significantlyMS may reduce Xbox One mandatory GPU resource demands significantly

    (Date: Monday, January 27, 2014)
    Xbox One received a number of performance tweaks in the lead up to its launch last November, but it’s possible that another significant boost of power is in the offing, which could translate into better visual performance and framerates for games.

  • Canadian retailers raise prices on select games, EB blames the LoonieCanadian retailers raise prices on select games, EB blames the Loonie

    (Date: Monday, January 27, 2014)
    Welcome back to the good old days, my fellow Canadians! The recent beating that our dollar has encouraged retailers the to increase the price of many upcoming games by $5-10. Thankfully, console and accessory prices still remain the same for now.

  • MS, Spielberg and Blomkamp taking another stab at Halo...on TVMS, Spielberg and Blomkamp taking another stab at Halo...on TV

    (Date: Monday, January 27, 2014)
    It looks like we’re finally going to get that Halo movie we were long promised all those years ago, just in smaller, more digestible chunks! With MS now in the business of creating its own TV content, a Halo movie or TV show is actually possible now.

  • Next Titanfall Beta dropping on Valentine's Day, relationships doomedNext Titanfall Beta dropping on Valentine's Day, relationships doomed

    (Date: Monday, January 27, 2014)
    Looks like even more gamers looking to try out Titanfall early will get their chance next month, at the cost of their wives, girlfriends and significant others. Ironically, we have the French to thank for this news. Gotta love those Daft Punk robots.

  • MS buys rights to Gears of War franchise, Black Tusk to develop gamesMS buys rights to Gears of War franchise, Black Tusk to develop games

    (Date: Monday, January 27, 2014)
    Stop the presses! Contrary to what Microsoft’s Phil Spencer has said about Gears of War having run its course, the Gears of War will live on, as Microsoft has just bought the rights to the franchise and assigned its stewardship to Black Tusk Studios.

  • Ultra Street Fighter 4 will allow upload of online matches to YouTubeUltra Street Fighter 4 will allow upload of online matches to YouTube

    (Date: Friday, January 24, 2014)
    Looks like Xbox 360 owners will be able to get in on the gameplay uploading craze later this year without needing to own a next-gen console...provided the destination is YouTube and the game is Ultra Street Fighter IV.

  • Could Xbox Store pricing be getting more competitive in the future?Could Xbox Store pricing be getting more competitive in the future?

    (Date: Friday, January 24, 2014)
    It’s no secret that pricing of content on the Xbox Store has generally not offered discounts as deep as some retail and digital competitors. But Xbox Live’s Major Nelson has indicated that this state of affairs may eventually be changing.

  • Strider remake heralds February 2014 release with new trailerStrider remake heralds February 2014 release with new trailer

    (Date: Thursday, January 23, 2014)
    Strider Hiryu is ready for his official return.

  • Chief Thunder replaces Sabrewulf as KI's free-to-play fighterChief Thunder replaces Sabrewulf as KI's free-to-play fighter

    (Date: Thursday, January 23, 2014)
    Remember that Looney Toons cartoon where Sam Sheepdog and Ralph Wolf stop fighting and punch out from work while another sheepdog and wolf punch in to take their places for the next shift? It’s kind of like that.

  • PSA: Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light is still free with XBL GoldPSA: Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light is still free with XBL Gold

    (Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2014)
    In case you’ve forgotten, Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light is free for Xbox Live Gold subscribers from January 16th to 31st. Make sure not to miss out on owning this classic two-player action- adventure puzzler if you don’t have it already!

  • The Golf Club promises procedurally-generated golf for Xbox OneThe Golf Club promises procedurally-generated golf for Xbox One

    (Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2014)
    Maybe Powerstar Golf’s arcade-like style isn’t enough for you. If so, Xbox One- owning golf nuts can look forward to The Golf Club, which promises matches in which two courses will never be the same, if that is what you desire.

  • This week’s Xbox Store deals include Powerstar Golf for Xbox OneThis week’s Xbox Store deals include Powerstar Golf for Xbox One

    (Date: Wednesday, January 22, 2014)
    That’s right, not only are this week’s deals jam-packed with some good ol’ Xbox 360 fantasy-style RPG and action adventure, there’s even a nice discount on Xbox One’s first official golf title.

  • Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy 13 demo now available on Xbox Store Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy 13 demo now available on Xbox Store

    (Date: Tuesday, January 21, 2014)
    After a brief technical hiccup that saw this demo appear on Xbox Live for a scant few hours last week, Square-Enix has located and pulled out the monkey- wrench, releasing a taste of their heroine’s latest adventure into our hands once again.

  • Mandatory 13GB patch required download for today's Dead Rising 3 DLCMandatory 13GB patch required download for today's Dead Rising 3 DLC

    (Date: Tuesday, January 21, 2014)
    Dead Rising 3 owners will be happy to learn that the recently delayed "Operation Broken Eagle" DLC originally planned for late December will be available for download later today. However, a sizeable 13GB patch must be downloaded first.

  • Battlefield 4 players with Origin accounts invited to Titanfall AlphaBattlefield 4 players with Origin accounts invited to Titanfall Alpha

    (Date: Thursday, January 16, 2014)
    Access is extremely limited, but may still be able to get in, even if you didn’t get an e-mail from EA. Check inside for how to join!

  • Battlefield 4 for Xbox 360 gets a new patch update todayBattlefield 4 for Xbox 360 gets a new patch update today

    (Date: Thursday, January 16, 2014)
    Another day, another BF4 patch.

  • Looks like Cortana's still a shoe-in as the Looks like Cortana's still a shoe-in as the "voice" of Windows devices

    (Date: Thursday, January 16, 2014)
    This rumor refuses to die, and there are probably very few Halo fans out there that would want it to. Now if only they’d add Cortana to the Xbox One experience and we’d really have something to get excited about.

  • Microsoft unveils Xbox One Titanfall Limited Edition ControllerMicrosoft unveils Xbox One Titanfall Limited Edition Controller

    (Date: Wednesday, January 15, 2014)
    This ought to get you mech-heads pumped up for Titanfall this Spring! And let’s face it, the standard Xbox One controller could use a bit of livening up, colour-palette wise.

  • MLB reviving RBI Baseball franchise to fill void left by MLB 2K seriesMLB reviving RBI Baseball franchise to fill void left by MLB 2K series

    (Date: Wednesday, January 15, 2014)
    With 2K Sports abandoning the MLB 2K franchise, the door is literally wide open for another company to sweep in with their own baseball game, so the MLB has decided to cut out the middleman and get into publishing themselves with a classic IP.

  • Microsoft rekindles hope for Viva Pinata Xbox OneMicrosoft rekindles hope for Viva Pinata Xbox One

    (Date: Tuesday, January 14, 2014)
    Will there ever be another Viva Pinata game? Only if Rare equips all the Pinatas/Pinatae with bazookas and throwing stars - amirite, peddlers of received wisdom about market trends?

  • Darksiders franchise, Arcania and Stacking headline weekly XBL dealsDarksiders franchise, Arcania and Stacking headline weekly XBL deals

    (Date: Tuesday, January 14, 2014)
    Just because the holidays are over doesn’t mean that the savings have to end. If you haven’t already, now’s your chance to experience the epic metroidvania experiences that are Darksiders 1 & 2 at a discount, and take on a seriously deep western RPG.

  • First Call of Duty: Ghosts DLC pack First Call of Duty: Ghosts DLC pack "Onslaught" out January 28th

    (Date: Tuesday, January 14, 2014)
    A new versatile weapon kit, four exciting new medium sized maps and Episode 1 of the brand-new, alien-filled Extinction campaign round out this first DLC pack. Oh, and Michael Myers. No, not the one from Wayne’s World, we mean the psychopathic one.

  • Latest Xbox One TV commercials go for the jugular, celebrate accoladesLatest Xbox One TV commercials go for the jugular, celebrate accolades

    (Date: Monday, January 13, 2014)
    "The Xbox One is the greatest thing to happen to mankind." Er, maybe that’s overstating it a bit, but it’s still pretty awesome. Oh, and if you’re starting to see cuts appear on your body after playing Ryse, you might want to take a break. Seriously.

  • Lionhead Studios details Fable Anniversary pre-order bonusesLionhead Studios details Fable Anniversary pre-order bonuses

    (Date: Monday, January 13, 2014)
    The HD remake of the classic original Xbox RPG Fable is only a month away, and Lionhead Studios is ready to spill the beans on what virtual goodies pre- ordering the game will get you. Unfortunately, just like in the games, you’ll have to CHOOSE...

  • Spencer: Xbox One is not Microsoft's last traditional game consoleSpencer: Xbox One is not Microsoft's last traditional game console

    (Date: Monday, January 13, 2014)
    As if there was any doubt? The Cloud is cool, but it isn’t everything.

  • Slightly Mad Studios goes next-gen for Project CARS at 1080p, 60fpsSlightly Mad Studios goes next-gen for Project CARS at 1080p, 60fps

    (Date: Monday, January 13, 2014)
    Have you seen this game? Project CARS plans to give Forza 5 a run for its money with night racing, highly detailed graphics and a blisteringly fast framerate to match. Developer Slightly Mad Studios also has its own plans for "The Cloud" too.

  • Undead Labs signs multi-year, multi-title agreement with MS StudiosUndead Labs signs multi-year, multi-title agreement with MS Studios

    (Date: Monday, January 13, 2014)
    It’s clear that the developer behind the runaway Xbox Live hit State of Decay and Microsoft Studios like each other, so they’ve collectively agreed to put a ring on it.

  • Project Spark beta arriving on Xbox One in FebruaryProject Spark beta arriving on Xbox One in February

    (Date: Friday, January 10, 2014)
    One thing that sets this new generation of consoles apart from the last is how deeply integrated games are becoming with mobile devices and second-screen gameplay. Project Spark is at the forefront of this change, and will be in our hands soon.

  • WWE streaming service coming to consoles, mobile devices by 2015WWE streaming service coming to consoles, mobile devices by 2015

    (Date: Thursday, January 9, 2014)
    Soon, Pay-Per-View won’t be the only way to experience big WWE events, as World Wrestling Entertainment has just announced a 24-hour video-streaming, subscription based service that quite possibly will change the way we consume wrasslin’ forever.

  • Hitman: Absolution has a brand new contract for Agent 47Hitman: Absolution has a brand new contract for Agent 47

    (Date: Thursday, January 9, 2014)
    Not only have reports of hitman Agent 47’s next-gen death been greatly exaggerated, he’s also managed to scrounge up some new work in the present. Current owners of Hitman: Absolution can now download a FREE, brand new, official contract to complete.

  • Xbox One update adressing social features coming soon, Twitch laterXbox One update adressing social features coming soon, Twitch later

    (Date: Thursday, January 9, 2014)
    It’s no secret that forming parties, engaging in chat with friends, and just navigating around the Xbox One Experience is not as straightforward as is on Xbox 360, and the team at MS are well aware of it; fixes are coming SOON. Twitch...not so much.

  • Titanfall multiplayer capped at 12 players plus advanced AI botsTitanfall multiplayer capped at 12 players plus advanced AI bots

    (Date: Wednesday, January 8, 2014)
    Looks like Battlefield 4 won’t have any competition from Titanfall--when it comes to player count, that is. According to developer Respawn Entertainment, Titanfall will only support 12 players (6-vs-6) multiplayer gameplay. But there will be BOTS!

  • Left 4 Dead creators reveal new co-op shooter, EvolveLeft 4 Dead creators reveal new co-op shooter, Evolve

    (Date: Tuesday, January 7, 2014)
    Next-gen co-op for the win!

  • Sega unveils Alien: Isolation for Xbox One and Xbox 360Sega unveils Alien: Isolation for Xbox One and Xbox 360

    (Date: Tuesday, January 7, 2014)
    Finally, for the first time in a long time, it looks like we’ll be getting an Alien game worthy of the franchise name. And Survival Horror, not Action, is the key theme. Take a look!

  • Hitman franchise narrowly avoids being Hitman franchise narrowly avoids being "taken out" by Square-Enix

    (Date: Monday, January 6, 2014)
    Ah, LinkedIn profiles! Many a surprise game announcement has been spoiled on the internet by involved parties posting their related credentials on their profiles, but rarely do cancellations get outed this way. Luckily, this hit missed the mark!

  • Next Halo game confirmed for 2014Next Halo game confirmed for 2014

    (Date: Monday, January 6, 2014)
    In their official thanks to Xbox fans for an "Epic 2013" (see above) Microsoft dropped some big names of titles coming out for Xbox One in 2014, but the next Halo game was absent from the list. Don’t worry, Master Chief is still coming this year!

  • Killer Instinct gets patched, switches free character to SabrewulfKiller Instinct gets patched, switches free character to Sabrewulf

    (Date: Friday, January 3, 2014)
    Killer Instinct has just received a major patch which fixes several bugs and enables a number of new, convenient features, but the biggest change for newcomers is that the free character has now been switched from Jago to Sabrewulf. Bark at the moon!

  • Xbox One Premium OneGuide features will come to Canada eventuallyXbox One Premium OneGuide features will come to Canada eventually

    (Date: Friday, January 3, 2014)
    If you’re one of the many Canadian Xbox One owners who feel you’re getting the short shrift when it comes to the Premium OneGuide features that Americans are enjoying, you’re not alone. Not to worry however, Microsoft is working on the issue.

  • TIME VIKING!!!!!ANDSPACERAPTOR now available on the Xbox StoreTIME VIKING!!!!!ANDSPACERAPTOR now available on the Xbox Store

    (Date: Thursday, January 2, 2014)
    From the folks behind Charlie Murder and the Dishwasher series. That’s about all we can say that makes sense about a game with a title like this, as the title pretty much says it all. It’s only $1, so enjoy, and Happy New Year!

  • Snipers will have to work harder for their kills in TitanfallSnipers will have to work harder for their kills in Titanfall

    (Date: Tuesday, December 31, 2013)
    Quickscoping and no-scoping with a sniper rifle in Titanfall will prove ineffective, according to one of the game’s developers. This should make a lot of close-quarters style players very happy.

  • Countdown to 2014 Daily Deal 15: Call of Duty: GhostsCountdown to 2014 Daily Deal 15: Call of Duty: Ghosts

    (Date: Tuesday, December 31, 2013)
    Yep, you can have a sweet discount on any Xbox 360 game you want today, as long as that game is Call of Duty Ghosts.

  • January Games with Gold: Sleeping Dogs, Lara Croft & Guardian of LightJanuary Games with Gold: Sleeping Dogs, Lara Croft & Guardian of Light

    (Date: Tuesday, December 31, 2013)
    Xbox Gold Members are sure to enjoy these January freebies, as these are both high quality titles that many people missed the first time around.

  • Countdown to 2014 Daily Deal Day 14: Season\’s PassingsCountdown to 2014 Daily Deal Day 14: Season\’s Passings

    (Date: Monday, December 30, 2013)
    Season Passes for some of this year’s biggest hit games are today’s daily discount. Which ones? Here’s a hint: If you like Pirates, Superheroes or Post- apocalyptic anti-heroes, you’re likely to be happy about these deals.

  • Countdown to 2014 Daily Deal Day 13: UNDEADly discounts!Countdown to 2014 Daily Deal Day 13: UNDEADly discounts!

    (Date: Sunday, December 29, 2013)
    Zombies are the theme of this one-day-only sale.

  • Countdown to 2014 Daily Deal Day 11: DEADly Discounts!Countdown to 2014 Daily Deal Day 11: DEADly Discounts!

    (Date: Friday, December 27, 2013)
    Dead or Alive 5, Left 4 Dead 2 (best co-op shooter ever) plus DLC, Killer is Dead and Red Dead Redemption are December 27th’s Today-only deals. Lovely ladies, co-op and lots of zombie slaying and shooting. How can you go wrong here?

  • Countdown to 2014 Sale day 10: NBA 2K14 for 360 and...JEWELRY?Countdown to 2014 Sale day 10: NBA 2K14 for 360 and...JEWELRY?

    (Date: Thursday, December 26, 2013)
    Can you believe they snuck The Wolf Among Us discount by us on Christmas day, when most of us were busy making merry? Not cool, MS. Not cool. Hope you were able to catch it late last night.

  • Christmas is coming to GTA Online's Los Santos and Blaine CountyChristmas is coming to GTA Online's Los Santos and Blaine County

    (Date: Tuesday, December 24, 2013)
    From now until January 5th, Christmas is taking over Grand Theft Auto Online, including actual snowfall starting on Christmas Day. Players can hop online right now and prepare for the weather, with discounts on winter clothes, weapons and more!

  • Countdown to 2014 Sale Day 8: Popcap Games and new Weekly DealsCountdown to 2014 Sale Day 8: Popcap Games and new Weekly Deals

    (Date: Tuesday, December 24, 2013)
    Telltale Games’ The Wolf Among Us Episode 1 for FREE, Brothers for 67% off, Ducktales: Remastered for 50% off and Diablo III for 33% off are some of this week’s highlights.

  • Halo: Spartan Assault available NOW (One day early!)Halo: Spartan Assault available NOW (One day early!)

    (Date: Monday, December 23, 2013)
    The minds at Microsoft were correct in assuming we’d all be pretty busy tomorrow with last-minute Christmas shopping and preparations, so they’ve kindly released Halo: Spartan Assault for Xbox One for download one day early! Merry Christmas!

  • Countdown to 2014 Daily Deal Day 7: Arcade Sports SaleCountdown to 2014 Daily Deal Day 7: Arcade Sports Sale

    (Date: Monday, December 23, 2013)
    Day 7 features NBA Jam, NFL Blitz, FIFA Street 3 and NHL Arcade, all at 75% off. Today only!

  • Get paid $1000 by Microsoft to give the Xbox One controller a makeoverGet paid $1000 by Microsoft to give the Xbox One controller a makeover

    (Date: Sunday, December 22, 2013)
    Not happy with the matte black look of the Xbox One controller? Think you can design a better one? How about getting paid $1000 if your design gets chosen? Read on for details!

  • Max: The Curse of Brotherhood available now for Xbox OneMax: The Curse of Brotherhood available now for Xbox One

    (Date: Sunday, December 22, 2013)
    In case you missed it, Max: The Curse of Brotherhood arrived this Friday for Xbox One, and will be coming to Xbox 360 in early 2014. To celebrate its next-gen release, Microsoft and developer Press Play have released a new trailer and interview.

  • Countdown to 2014 Sale Day 6: Fight FestCountdown to 2014 Sale Day 6: Fight Fest

    (Date: Sunday, December 22, 2013)
    Today’s featured discounts are of the fisticuffs variety. Of particular note is the very-recently released Soul Calibur II HD at 50% off and Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown and Street Figher III: Third Strike Online Edition at 75% off!

  • Countdown to 2014 Sale Day 4: Castlevania galore! Today only!Countdown to 2014 Sale Day 4: Castlevania galore! Today only!

    (Date: Friday, December 20, 2013)
    Just in case you missed it, you’ve still got time to catch a good deal on some Castlevania games and content.

  • MX vs. ATV Series To Be Resurrected By Nordic GamesMX vs. ATV Series To Be Resurrected By Nordic Games

    (Date: Friday, December 20, 2013)
    Beloved off-road racing series given new life as key team members reform ahead of 2014 releas. YAY!

  • Battlefield 4 for Xbox One gets Battlefield 4 for Xbox One gets "kill trading" patch, multiple fixes

    (Date: Thursday, December 19, 2013)
    The prognosis for Battlefield 4 on Xbox One has been drastically improving, which means more stability and balanced online multiplayer. No more reason to hold off playing, so get out there, soldier!

  • First Documentary Explores the Fabled Atari MysteryFirst Documentary Explores the Fabled Atari Mystery

    (Date: Thursday, December 19, 2013)
    Today, Xbox Entertainment Studios announced an original documentary series that will debut exclusively on Xbox in 2014.

  • Dead Rising 3 Dead Rising 3 "Operation Eagle" DLC delayed into January

    (Date: Thursday, December 19, 2013)
    Remember that new campaign DLC that was just announced for Dead Rising 3, due out on Christmas Eve? Looks like we’ll be waiting a tad longer for that...

  • Marvel comes to Minecraft: Xbox 360 EditionMarvel comes to Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition

    (Date: Thursday, December 19, 2013)
    The Avengers and Minecraft? Seems like a perfect fit! OK, well, maybe not, but there are some fans out there that just ’gots’ to have it.

  • Countdown to 2014 Sale Day 3: Forza Horizon, Season Pass only $15 eachCountdown to 2014 Sale Day 3: Forza Horizon, Season Pass only $15 each

    (Date: Thursday, December 19, 2013)
    If you haven’t picked up Forza Horizon yet, now’s the time. Today only!

  • Countdown to 2014 Sale Day 2: Fez, Spelunky and Terraria for cheap!Countdown to 2014 Sale Day 2: Fez, Spelunky and Terraria for cheap!

    (Date: Wednesday, December 18, 2013)
    Major discounts are to be had on three of Xbox Liver Arcade’s most popular platformers, up to 75 percent off! Today only.

  • Free Game Update Adds Two New Level Events to Ryse: Son of RomeFree Game Update Adds Two New Level Events to Ryse: Son of Rome

    (Date: Wednesday, December 18, 2013)
    Co-op is always a good thing. Free is even better. But if you’re itching for even more content, a paid DLC pack is offering two new arenas in which you and a friend can continue to partake in Ryse’s glorious bloodsport. ARE YOU NOT ENTERTAINED?!?

  • GTA Online Capture Update Now AvailableGTA Online Capture Update Now Available

    (Date: Wednesday, December 18, 2013)
    New GTA Online features are coming in fast and furious, as new "Capture the Flag"- inspired game modes have now made their debut. Hopefully the long awaited Heist missions are not too far off.

  • Xbox Live Countdown to 2014 Sale starts today, Daily and Weekly DealsXbox Live Countdown to 2014 Sale starts today, Daily and Weekly Deals

    (Date: Tuesday, December 17, 2013)
    That’s right, it’s time for another Holiday Sale! Borderlands 2 and select related DLC are part of today’s One Day Only sale, and each day up until 2014 will feature something new. There’s also a weekly sales featuring deals on many other games.

  • New Ford Mustang added to Need for Speed: Rivals in latest patchNew Ford Mustang added to Need for Speed: Rivals in latest patch

    (Date: Monday, December 16, 2013)
    Have you driven (and smashed up) a Ford lately?

  • Xbox One and Xbox 360 getting original TV shows by early 2014Xbox One and Xbox 360 getting original TV shows by early 2014

    (Date: Monday, December 16, 2013)
    While this may not interest many of you, Microsoft and Xbox One are still interested in bringing you TV TV TV TV and even more TV.

  • Stability patch released for Battlefield 4 on Xbox OneStability patch released for Battlefield 4 on Xbox One

    (Date: Friday, December 13, 2013)
    Hallelujah, it’s a Christmas miracle!

  • Just a reminder - Xbox One is the US' fastest selling console!Just a reminder - Xbox One is the US' fastest selling console!

    (Date: Friday, December 13, 2013)
    It’s Friday, and there’s tons of good news. Battlefield 4 got an Xbox One patch. Walking Dead Season 2’s out next week. Strider music is still awesome. Forza 5’s economy is getting balanced. And Christmas is coming! A great time to toot our own horn!

  • Strider soundtrack will include awesome remixes of classic tunesStrider soundtrack will include awesome remixes of classic tunes

    (Date: Friday, December 13, 2013)
    After Killer Instinct, do we really need any more evidence that Double Helix is awesome? Well, they’re even more awesome for reviving Capcom’s Strider IP, and they brought on an uber-awesome composer to remix many of Strider’s classic soundtracks!

  • Dead Rising 3 getting first DLC with new character, limited demoDead Rising 3 getting first DLC with new character, limited demo

    (Date: Friday, December 13, 2013)
    Dead Rising 3 owners have some new content to look forward to buying, which will star a different character and add new weapons to the mix, but XP that will carry over into the main game. Also, a limited play-demo is coming for the curious out there.

  • The Walking Dead: Season 2 coming to Xbox Live on Dec. 18The Walking Dead: Season 2 coming to Xbox Live on Dec. 18

    (Date: Thursday, December 12, 2013)
    Time’s running out fast to finish The Walking Dead: Season 1, people!

  • Next Forza 5 update will reduce car prices, increase race winningsNext Forza 5 update will reduce car prices, increase race winnings

    (Date: Thursday, December 12, 2013)
    If you’ve been grinding away at Forza 5 and finding it takes forever to earn money to score your favorite ride, it’s probably because it’s too darned expensive. Turn 10 has heard your complaints, and has both a fix and some new content in the works.

  • Lionhead Studios announces February release date for Fable AnniversaryLionhead Studios announces February release date for Fable Anniversary

    (Date: Thursday, December 12, 2013)
    Who says February will be a bad time for RPGs? Not Lionhead.

  • The Elder Scrolls Online coming to Xbox One in JuneThe Elder Scrolls Online coming to Xbox One in June

    (Date: Wednesday, December 11, 2013)
    It’s a few months later than the PC release date, but better late than never.

  • Fallout 4 rumored to be in development, takes place in Massachusetts Fallout 4 rumored to be in development, takes place in Massachusetts

    (Date: Wednesday, December 11, 2013)
    The Fallout 4 teaser website may have turned out to be a hoax, but there’s still plenty of evidence that the game is real.

  • YouTube Unleashes Copyright ClaimsYouTube Unleashes Copyright Claims

    (Date: Wednesday, December 11, 2013)
    YouTube Unleashes Strange Storm Of Copyright Claims On Video Game Content Producers

  • Rayman Legends Coming To Xbox OneRayman Legends Coming To Xbox One

    (Date: Wednesday, December 11, 2013)
    Today, Ubisoft announced that Rayman Legends will enter the next generation of gaming on Xbox One, across North America on February 25th 2014.

  • Halo: Spartan Assault Comes to Xbox One on Dec. 24Halo: Spartan Assault Comes to Xbox One on Dec. 24

    (Date: Tuesday, December 10, 2013)
    Nothing quite says Christmas Eve quite like blasting Covies and Floodies in the face.

  • Xbox One System Update is now availableXbox One System Update is now available

    (Date: Tuesday, December 10, 2013)
    The first important update for your Xbox One went live this evening. If you haven’t already downloaded and applied it, be prepared to set aside a few minutes of your time.

  • AC4: Black Flag Blackbeard DLC out today, Freedom Cry DLC next weekAC4: Black Flag Blackbeard DLC out today, Freedom Cry DLC next week

    (Date: Tuesday, December 10, 2013)
    Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag enthusiasts are going to have their hands full for the next two weeks. Today a new Blackbeard-themed multiplayer pack will drop, and next week the game’s first single-player expansion, ’Freedom Cry’ is due. YEEAAAAR!

  • GTAV and GTA Online updates coming, including new character missionsGTAV and GTA Online updates coming, including new character missions

    (Date: Monday, December 9, 2013)
    Next week marks the beginning of player- created custom game modes for GTA Online, starting with Deathmatch and Race modes, soon to be followed by CTF, Infiltration and other popular modes. Best of all, new GTA V single-player missions are coming!

  • Metal Gear Solid Ground Zeroes dated, Raiden mission is Xbox exclusiveMetal Gear Solid Ground Zeroes dated, Raiden mission is Xbox exclusive

    (Date: Monday, December 9, 2013)
    Well, the secret’s out. We can expect to get our hands on Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes in March (reports say March 18th to be exact), and while Playstation will be getting Blocky Snake, we’ll be getting the much cooler Raiden "Jamais Vu" mission.

  • Telltale confirms Tales from the Borderlands, Game of Thrones IPsTelltale confirms Tales from the Borderlands, Game of Thrones IPs

    (Date: Sunday, December 8, 2013)
    Some people say you can never have too much of a good thing, others say the opposite. Guess we’ll find out soon enough as next year promises to bombard us with up to 4 different Telltale Games franchises, including Game of Thrones and Borderlands!

  • Titanfall shows off new Titan classes at VGXTitanfall shows off new Titan classes at VGX

    (Date: Sunday, December 8, 2013)
    To paraphrase my favorite gamer celebrity Aisha Tyler (who should have been co-host at #VGX last night instead of Joel "absolutely-not-a-gamer" McHale), I saw both these trailers yesterday and have to admit, even as a male, I got a little #girlwood.

  • Xbox Blockbusters Win Big at VGX 2013Xbox Blockbusters Win Big at VGX 2013

    (Date: Sunday, December 8, 2013)
    Did you catch that scent? It’s the smell of victory!

  • Quantum Break Debuts New Trailer at VGX 2013Quantum Break Debuts New Trailer at VGX 2013

    (Date: Sunday, December 8, 2013)
    It seems like it’s been forever since we’ve gotten any new info on Quantum Break, but Remedy has delivered the goods via a new gameplay trailer shown during yesterday night’s VGX awards.

  • Tomb Raider Tomb Raider "Definitive Edition" confirmed for next-gen at VGX

    (Date: Sunday, December 8, 2013)
    While Spike TV’s VGX was an utter disaster of a videogame awards show, some good news still came of it, including the official confirmation and first look at the next-gen version of Tomb Raider, featuring an even more gorgeous and vicious Lara Croft.

  • Bungie sets up a date with Destiny for September 9th, 2014Bungie sets up a date with Destiny for September 9th, 2014

    (Date: Friday, December 6, 2013)
    Finally, we have a release date for Bungie’s highly anticipated online first- person MMO.

  • Ultra Street Fighter 4 upgrade slated for June 2014, August for retailUltra Street Fighter 4 upgrade slated for June 2014, August for retail

    (Date: Thursday, December 5, 2013)
    Ultra Street Fighter 4 is still many months away, which means you have plenty of time to practice your combos and prepare before the the "ultimate" version of Street Fighter turns everything upside down again. Great savings for digital owners!

  • Major Nelson shares some Xbox One tips and tricks with helpful videoMajor Nelson shares some Xbox One tips and tricks with helpful video

    (Date: Thursday, December 5, 2013)
    Since when did we get so lazy? Remember the days when we bought a new game or console, and the first thing we did before anything else was pore through the instruction manual to learn everything about the product we’d just bought? Now we have video.

  • Battlefield 4 expansion packs postponed until further noticeBattlefield 4 expansion packs postponed until further notice

    (Date: Wednesday, December 4, 2013)
    If you’ve already plunked down the cash for Battlefield 4 Premium, you may want to sit down, as we’ve got some bad news for you...but it’s likely that you’ve already got plenty of problems with the game already. What a bummer.

  • MS ramps up ID@Xbox program with long list of new and familiar devsMS ramps up ID@Xbox program with long list of new and familiar devs

    (Date: Wednesday, December 4, 2013)
    Xbox One’s self-publishing situation has been rather slow out of the gate, but the wheels are already in motion to rectify the situation. Today, Microsoft is excited to share some of the names of the many participants in its fledgling indie program.

  • Xbox One can be turned into a dev kit NOW, MS warns against tryingXbox One can be turned into a dev kit NOW, MS warns against trying

    (Date: Tuesday, December 3, 2013)
    When Microsoft’s Marc Whitten confirmed months ago that every Xbox One could be made into a developer kit, they weren’t kidding. Apparently it’s rather easy to do, but Microsoft has warned against doing so as the results could be harmful, and costly.

  • Meat-eaters can now win an Xbox One thanks to McDonalds and Chef B.Meat-eaters can now win an Xbox One thanks to McDonalds and Chef B.

    (Date: Tuesday, December 3, 2013)
    We don’t normally report on these types of promos, as past Xbox "buy for a chance to win" contests have largely centered around junk food (and still do). At least Quarter Pounders and ravioli have SOME nutritional value, and the win odds are good!

  • Xbox One Day One Bundles still available at Canadian Microsoft StoreXbox One Day One Bundles still available at Canadian Microsoft Store

    (Date: Monday, December 2, 2013)
    Canucks, if the only thing holding you back from getting an Xbox One right now is not being able to get that commemorative Day One controller and achievement, it’s not too late. You can still get a Day One console, provided you’re fine with a bundle.

  • Xbox One had a kick-ass long weekend, according to Walmart and TargetXbox One had a kick-ass long weekend, according to Walmart and Target

    (Date: Monday, December 2, 2013)
    Sure, the Xbox One’s biggest competitor is still suffering from some supply problems, but as Dominic Toretto from The Fast and The Furious says, "Winning is Winning".

  • Gears of War and Shoot Many Robots are December's Games with GoldGears of War and Shoot Many Robots are December's Games with Gold

    (Date: Wednesday, November 27, 2013)
    There’s nothing that signals the coming of Christmas better than shooting robots and grubs in the face, and you’re going to be able to do a whole lot of that for absolutely free in December, provided you have an Xbox Live Gold membership.

  • Xbox Live Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Cyber Monday deals begin todayXbox Live Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Cyber Monday deals begin today

    (Date: Tuesday, November 26, 2013)
    The deals won’t just be in the stores. Major Nelson has a full list of digital games that will be on sale this long weekend. Some deals are for one day only, so make sure to check them out and prepare to be online accordingly.

  • Microsoft updates Xbox One Kinect cheat sheet with gesture commandsMicrosoft updates Xbox One Kinect cheat sheet with gesture commands

    (Date: Tuesday, November 26, 2013)
    While you’ve been busy playing with your new Xbox One via the sweet new voice commands, you may have forgotten that Kinect can be controlled with hand gestures too! We have an updated list that highlights these actions in addition to voice commands.

  • Turtle Beach offering limited-time Xbox One headset upgradesTurtle Beach offering limited-time Xbox One headset upgrades

    (Date: Monday, November 25, 2013)
    Isn’t next-gen great? Not only are we getting cheap upgrades on cross-gen titles like Call of Duty: Ghosts, Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag and Battlefield 4, Turtle Beach is now offering free upgrade kits for their current line of high-end headsets!

  • LEGO Hobbit is ComingLEGO Hobbit is Coming

    (Date: Monday, November 25, 2013)
    Join Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf the Grey, Thorin Oakenshield and Company On Their Quest to the Dwarven Kingdom in the Next LEGO Videogame Coming 2014

  • Xbox One: Coming to a Harmony Remote Near YouXbox One: Coming to a Harmony Remote Near You

    (Date: Monday, November 25, 2013)
    Now onto what you’re really wondering…is this compatible with my Harmony remote? YES! We’ve worked hard with Microsoft to make sure your Harmony remote would be compatible on day one.

  • An Xbox One Kinect Cheat Sheet - Learn to speak KinectAn Xbox One Kinect Cheat Sheet - Learn to speak Kinect

    (Date: Saturday, November 23, 2013)
    Just because Kinect for Xbox One can understand complex voice commands doesn’t mean it’s human. You’ll need to pick up some lingo in order to help it better understand you. Prepare to be enlightened.

  • Metal Gear Solid Ground Zeroes also getting exclusive content on XboxMetal Gear Solid Ground Zeroes also getting exclusive content on Xbox

    (Date: Friday, November 22, 2013)
    After hearing that the PS3 and PS4 versions of Ground Zeroes will be getting a classic, low-res version of Snake to sneak around the game with, Xbox owning Metal Gear fans felt left out. Not anymore! Kojima’s promised us some Xbox love as well.

  • Dolby Digital via optical output not supported on Xbox One at launchDolby Digital via optical output not supported on Xbox One at launch

    (Date: Thursday, November 21, 2013)
    Don’t panic, you’ll still be able to get stereo sound and DTS via an optical digital connection, and Dolby Digital will come later via an update. If you’re using HDMI to connect to your sound system, this issue won’t affect you. Read on for details.

  • PSA: Xbox One will still require connection to Xbox Live on Day OnePSA: Xbox One will still require connection to Xbox Live on Day One

    (Date: Thursday, November 21, 2013)
    Contrary to an earlier official Microsoft FAQ, Xbox One will still require a connection to the internet to download the Day One patch. The USB solution provided by the FAQ is not guaranteed to work, and the FAQ has been taken down. Good luck tonight!

  • Xbox One Party System, Party Scout Explained! Party On, dudes!Xbox One Party System, Party Scout Explained! Party On, dudes!

    (Date: Thursday, November 21, 2013)
    With Xbox One launching tonight at midnight with a host of launch parties taking place all around the world, it makes sense that Microsoft is taking the time to explain how the new Xbox One Party System works. Cuz’ after the party is the AFTER-PARTY!

  • Austrailia and New Zealand first to celebrate Xbox One LaunchAustrailia and New Zealand first to celebrate Xbox One Launch

    (Date: Thursday, November 21, 2013)
    Lucky bastards! Even Lourde got one before us. LOURDE!

  • White Employee Xbox One unboxed on YouTubeWhite Employee Xbox One unboxed on YouTube

    (Date: Thursday, November 21, 2013)
    Yep, that’s right, even when you get your shiny new Xbox One, there’s a whole army of Microsoft Xbox employees who will still have a better looking console than you. Now I know why the Xbox’s colour is green. It’s symbolic of all the envy.

  • YouTube App will be available on Xbox One on Day OneYouTube App will be available on Xbox One on Day One

    (Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2013)
    Why you would want to be watching YouTube on Xbox One at launch instead of playing your brand new games is beyond me, but here you go. Hopefully they’ll be your own gameplay videos created and edited entirely on Xbox One. That would be forgivable.

  • PSA: Xbox One can be updated offline with Day One patch via USBPSA: Xbox One can be updated offline with Day One patch via USB

    (Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2013)
    If you’re concerned about not being able to download the mandatory update for Xbox One on launch day, fear not, you can now download it in advance via PC and complete the process offline, provided you have a 4GB (or bigger)USB drive in NTFS format.

  • Tomb Raider Tomb Raider "Definitive Edition" coming to next-gen consoles

    (Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2013)
    We already know that a sequel to Square- Enix’s reboot of Tomb Raider is in the works, and that it will likely be on next-gen consoles, so it’s only fitting that next-gen owners have access to the first game as well, right? More Lara is always good!

  • Xbox One Source wraps up it's Canadian tour in TorontoXbox One Source wraps up it's Canadian tour in Toronto

    (Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2013)
    Just in case you missed the opening of the last colossal Xbox One in downtown Toronto, here’s what came out of it.

  • Future Shop stores opening at midnight for launch of Xbox OneFuture Shop stores opening at midnight for launch of Xbox One

    (Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2013)
    More than 100 stores opening at 12:01 a.m. on November 22 to sell biggest launch in Xbox history.

  • New Xbox One videos feature Kinect, Bing Search, Twitch and SkyDriveNew Xbox One videos feature Kinect, Bing Search, Twitch and SkyDrive

    (Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2013)
    The countdown to Xbox One’s launch is days away, and Microsoft is building up to the big day with a collection of videos focusing on more of the Xbox One’s features.

  • Rockstar PSA: GTAO Beach Bum Pack arrives alongside 1.06 updateRockstar PSA: GTAO Beach Bum Pack arrives alongside 1.06 update

    (Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2013)
    The improvements to GTA have been part of a long and ongoing process, but today players are being rewarded with more balances, tweaks, fixes and the long- promised Beach Bum expansion.

  • State of Decay Breakdown DLC coming on November 29thState of Decay Breakdown DLC coming on November 29th

    (Date: Monday, November 18, 2013)
    If there was ever proof that zombies haven’t worn out their welcome, its Xbox Live’s runaway success story, State of Decay. It’s long awaited Breakdown DLC, which promises to make zombies tougher and resources more scarce, will be out by month’s end.

  • Minecraft Xbox 360 gamesaves may be transferable to Xbox OneMinecraft Xbox 360 gamesaves may be transferable to Xbox One

    (Date: Monday, November 18, 2013)
    If you’ve been waiting out the launch of Xbox One by diving eyeballs-deep into Minecraft on Xbox 360, your hours of toiling away may not have been completely wasted, as developer 4J is looking into a way of transferring your save file to next-gen.

  • Xbox One Celebration Continues In TorontoXbox One Celebration Continues In Toronto

    (Date: Sunday, November 17, 2013)
    After a zombie apocalypse in Vancouver and a thrill-ride in Montreal, Xbox One Source lands in Toronto. The console is located at Yonge-Dundas Square—come down and check it out!

  • PSA: Just a reminder, Iron Brigade joins Games with Gold tomorrowPSA: Just a reminder, Iron Brigade joins Games with Gold tomorrow

    (Date: Friday, November 15, 2013)
    With all the noise going on today surrounding console launches and upcoming console launches, you may have forgotten that starting tomorrow up until November 30th, Iron Brigade (aka Trenched) will be free for Xbox Live Gold members!

  • Indie darling Contrast is now available on XBLAIndie darling Contrast is now available on XBLA

    (Date: Friday, November 15, 2013)
    This game has received a good deal of attention since it kindly stepped in to pinch-hit for DriveClub in the PS4’s launch-day lineup, but it’s also a current gen title and available on Xbox 360 today!

  • Internet Explorer and Xbox One: The Best Web on TVInternet Explorer and Xbox One: The Best Web on TV

    (Date: Friday, November 15, 2013)
    When you want to take a break from playing all your new games on Xbox One in order to check out its many other features, you’ll find that it has the most robust and powerful net-browsing experience ever, further enhanced by Kinect, tablet and mobile.

  • Games with Gold coming to Xbox One in 2014Games with Gold coming to Xbox One in 2014

    (Date: Thursday, November 14, 2013)
    Fear not, free monthly games are coming to Xbox One for Gold subscribers as well as on Xbox 360! What they will be and exactly when remains to be seen.

  • Invitation Unlocked: Xbox One Ready for Millions of Fans on Nov. 22Invitation Unlocked: Xbox One Ready for Millions of Fans on Nov. 22

    (Date: Thursday, November 14, 2013)
    At one minute after midnight next Thursday, gamers the world over will be celebrating the launch of Microsoft’s next console, Xbox One. Where will you be on launch day? I know where I’ll be. Care to join us and become a part of history?

  • GTA Online Beach Bum Pack coming to shore next weekGTA Online Beach Bum Pack coming to shore next week

    (Date: Wednesday, November 13, 2013)
    Now that the major bugs have been patched and stimulus packages distributed to all affected players, Rockstar has deemed GTA Online fit and ready to receive its first free expansion pack, complete with new vehicles, weapons, missions and diversions.

  • Microsoft White Xbox One Employee Edition on eBayMicrosoft White Xbox One Employee Edition on eBay

    (Date: Wednesday, November 13, 2013)
    No, it’s not some fool or early bird’s attempt to make a quick buck. It’s legit and for a good cause.

  • New videos from Microsoft detail Xbox One Snap Features, CustomizationNew videos from Microsoft detail Xbox One Snap Features, Customization

    (Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2013)
    I’ll tell you what’s going to "snap". My sanity, waiting for November 22nd to finally get here!

  • Xbox One Launch Games Go Gold, Begin Shipping, MS Teases PicturesXbox One Launch Games Go Gold, Begin Shipping, MS Teases Pictures

    (Date: Monday, November 11, 2013)
    So close, yet so far away. Oh Microsoft, why do you torture us so?!?

  • MS releases new Xbox One commercials in advance of next week's launchMS releases new Xbox One commercials in advance of next week's launch

    (Date: Monday, November 11, 2013)
    The Superbowl of game console showdowns is only two weeks away, and you can’t have a Superbowl without COMMERCIALS! Check out the latest trio of Xbox One spots released today. And guys, don’t neglect your girlfriend. Kinect knows how to treat a lady!

  • Xbox One will launch with SkyDrive Media Center, SkyDrive channelXbox One will launch with SkyDrive Media Center, SkyDrive channel

    (Date: Monday, November 11, 2013)
    Ready to dust off that free SkyDrive account? Xbox One will be packing some serious media enhancements right out of the box that will make you want to show off and share all your latest pictures and videos with your friends, fast and easily!

  • Skylanders Swap Force Set To Release On Next-gen Consoles November 12Skylanders Swap Force Set To Release On Next-gen Consoles November 12

    (Date: Monday, November 11, 2013)
    Highly-Rated Kids’ Game will be One of the Few Family Launch Titles for Next-Generation Platforms This Holiday

  • Credit Card Expired for Xbox One?  Don’t worry it’s a glitchCredit Card Expired for Xbox One? Don’t worry it’s a glitch

    (Date: Monday, November 11, 2013)
    If you woke up this morning to a message from the Microsoft Store saying your credit card had expired, don’t worry. Was a glitch, and everything is cool.

  • Official 12-minute video gives the full skinny on Xbox One interfaceOfficial 12-minute video gives the full skinny on Xbox One interface

    (Date: Friday, November 8, 2013)
    Microsoft’s Marc Whitten and Yusuf Mehdi are giving us what we’ve all been waiting for: A LIVE demonstration of the Xbox One interface, including Snap, DVR, Live TV, Skype and Kinect, all working seamlessly with actual games and profiles logged-in.

  • Best Buy and Future Shop offer Canucks sweet next-gen trade-in dealsBest Buy and Future Shop offer Canucks sweet next-gen trade-in deals

    (Date: Friday, November 8, 2013)
    Worried about taking a chance on one of Xbox One’s launch titles? BB and FS have you covered, as they are offering to knock $10 off the top of any used $60 Xbox One game, and offering $40 credit for any next-gen title you trade in until January 2nd.

  • Xbox 360 World of Tanks extends a final beta invitation this weekendXbox 360 World of Tanks extends a final beta invitation this weekend

    (Date: Thursday, November 7, 2013)
    Looks like that Call of Duty: Ghosts Double XP weekend is gonna have a little competition. This weekend’s also the last chance to get into the World of Tanks beta on 360 before the game rolls towards final spec. Also: Double XP and a special prize!

  • How fast is to redeem a code on Xbox One?How fast is to redeem a code on Xbox One?

    (Date: Thursday, November 7, 2013)
    Major Nelson shows of the speed of entering (or not) a redeemable product code.

  • Madden Nfl 25 Brings The Stadium To Life On Next-gen ConsolesMadden Nfl 25 Brings The Stadium To Life On Next-gen Consoles

    (Date: Thursday, November 7, 2013)
    As the launch of Madden NFL 25 on next-gen consoles nears, today EA SPORTS released details on how the game will bring the excitement and emotion of Sunday into the game.

  • COD Ghosts Double XP Launch WeekendCOD Ghosts Double XP Launch Weekend

    (Date: Thursday, November 7, 2013)
    The Call of Duty: Ghosts 2XP Launch Weekend kicks off on November 8, 2013 at 10am PST and runs until November 11, 2013 at 10am PST.

  • Xbox One Headquarters Opens in TorontoXbox One Headquarters Opens in Toronto

    (Date: Thursday, November 7, 2013)
    Xbox fans can test drive the unparalleled all-in-one gaming and entertainment system before it’s available to purchase in-store.

  • Kinect on Xbox One scans QR codes ridiculously fastKinect on Xbox One scans QR codes ridiculously fast

    (Date: Wednesday, November 6, 2013)
    Here’s a question though...what happens when Hitman sits with his back to Xbox One? Does he get scanned, and will the company come after him?

  • Battlefield 4 Battlefield 4 "peeking & leaning" made more intuitive with Kinect 2.0

    (Date: Wednesday, November 6, 2013)
    In addition, Kinect’s microphone will make it a whole lot easier to be nice to your teammates and hitch rides...wait...hold on, what game is this again?!?

  • Microsoft announces Unity for ID@Xbox DevelopersMicrosoft announces Unity for ID@Xbox Developers

    (Date: Wednesday, November 6, 2013)
    If you are a current or aspiring independent developer interested in bringing your creations to the Xbox One platform, there’s some good news here for you!

  • GTA Online 1.05 patch now live, GTA$ stimulus just around the cornerGTA Online 1.05 patch now live, GTA$ stimulus just around the corner

    (Date: Wednesday, November 6, 2013)
    Our 500,000 GTA bucks payday is just a couple more days away...hopefully.

  • Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance price slashed, digital bundles DLCMetal Gear Rising: Revengeance price slashed, digital bundles DLC

    (Date: Tuesday, November 5, 2013)
    Crazy Kojima is at it again! His prices won’t be beat! And for a limited time only, he’s throwing in all the DLC. That’s right, you heard me, ALL THE DLC! That’s over 25% added value, on top of a 50% discount! That’s HUGE, Ladies and Gents, HUUGE!!!

  • New Era of Call Duty Begins TodayNew Era of Call Duty Begins Today

    (Date: Tuesday, November 5, 2013)
    Play Call of Duty: Ghosts Today on Xbox 360. Take all Multiplayer Stats, Progression, In-Game Achievements and your Season Pass With You to the Next Gen Consoles When You’re Ready to Upgrade.

  • Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes releasing in Spring 2014, gets pricedMetal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes releasing in Spring 2014, gets priced

    (Date: Monday, November 4, 2013)
    However, in true Kojima fashion, there’s still some confusion, as the Xbox One and PS4 digital versions will cost the same as the retail versions but will cost $10 more than the Xbox 360 and PS3 digital versions.

  • Killer Instinct Pin Ultimate Edition leaks Fulgore as KI's 8th fighterKiller Instinct Pin Ultimate Edition leaks Fulgore as KI's 8th fighter

    (Date: Monday, November 4, 2013)
    Yes!!! Fulgore is back! Oh, and apparently there’s a Pin Ultimate Edition!

  • Forza 5 Car Pass priced at $50, will feature rare LaFerrari hybrid carForza 5 Car Pass priced at $50, will feature rare LaFerrari hybrid car

    (Date: Monday, November 4, 2013)
    What gave it away that this car was extra special? The fact that there will only be 499 of them in existence or that the name literally says "THE FERRARI"? "Pony up" now to save later!

  • Ryse Season Pass Offers Big Savings on multiplayer contentRyse Season Pass Offers Big Savings on multiplayer content

    (Date: Friday, November 1, 2013)
    If you believe in Ryse, you need to get this Season Pass.

  • Xbox One will play audio CDs, support DLNA and stream MP3s (sort of)Xbox One will play audio CDs, support DLNA and stream MP3s (sort of)

    (Date: Friday, November 1, 2013)
    Believe it or not, this is actually news, thanks to Sony dropping a bomb a few days ago revealing that the PS4 won’t play CDs, stream content via DLNA or support MP3s at launch like PS3 and (in a more limited sense) Xbox 360 do. Who’d have thought.

  • Spencer: Gears of War ran it's course on Xbox 360Spencer: Gears of War ran it's course on Xbox 360

    (Date: Friday, November 1, 2013)
    Don’t expect to see any more Gears of War games in the near future...at least on Xbox One.

  • Giant Xbox One reveals Dead Rising 3 zombies and demosGiant Xbox One reveals Dead Rising 3 zombies and demos

    (Date: Friday, November 1, 2013)
    So THAT’s what it was all about...videogame playing zombies.

  • GTA Online 1.05 patch, 500K Stimulus Package coming next week, REALLY!GTA Online 1.05 patch, 500K Stimulus Package coming next week, REALLY!

    (Date: Friday, November 1, 2013)
    We’ve been hanging on, awaiting the $500K stimulus package promised by Rockstar for all players who played the game in October. Well, October’s finally over, so now seems like the perfect time to finally nail down when we’re actually going to get it.

  • Spinal returns in Killer Instinct for Xbox OneSpinal returns in Killer Instinct for Xbox One

    (Date: Thursday, October 31, 2013)
    The pirate with a terrible eating disorder has been confirmed as a returning character in Double Helix’s Killer Instinct reboot. Because as Assassin’s Creed 4 has shown us, you can never get enough of pirates. Oh, and Orchid’s back, and she’s HOT!!!

  • Games with Gold: A World of Keflings and Iron Brigade Free in NovemberGames with Gold: A World of Keflings and Iron Brigade Free in November

    (Date: Thursday, October 31, 2013)
    Kefling hi-jinks and mechs with trenches for cockpits are up for grabs this month for Xbox Live Gold subscribers.

  • BF4 Premium PSA: China Rising coming Dec. 3, Second Assault Nov. 22BF4 Premium PSA: China Rising coming Dec. 3, Second Assault Nov. 22

    (Date: Thursday, October 31, 2013)
    Those of you who are Battlefield 4 Premium members and getting an Xbox One can expect the Microsoft timed-exclusive Second Assault DLC to arrive in time for the next-gen console’s launch, with China Rising to come just a couple of weeks later.

  • Nelson: Xbox One may allow gamers to gift their games in the future  Nelson: Xbox One may allow gamers to gift their games in the future

    (Date: Thursday, October 31, 2013)
    More than any other before it, the next generation of consoles is built just as much (if not more) on the POTENTIAL of what they will offer us as well as what they will do out of the box. Now MS is teasing Game Gifting in addition to Family Sharing.

  • Ryse: Son of Rome gets its own live-action miniseries, The FallRyse: Son of Rome gets its own live-action miniseries, The Fall

    (Date: Thursday, October 31, 2013)
    It seems like only yesterday that it was revealed Microsoft was working on its own original TV content, and now it appears that the first fruit of their labour is ripe for the picking: A four- part live-action series based on Ryse: Son of Rome.

  • COD: Ghosts for 360 requires 3GB install, caps multiplayer at 12COD: Ghosts for 360 requires 3GB install, caps multiplayer at 12

    (Date: Thursday, October 31, 2013)
    You can tell we’re near the end of a generation when games start having to sacrifice features for fidelity. For the first time in years, a Call of Duty game on Xbox 360 will limit multiplayer to only 12 people, and will demand a sizeable HDD install.

  • Xbox Unveils Colossal Xbox One ConsoleXbox Unveils Colossal Xbox One Console

    (Date: Wednesday, October 30, 2013)
    One Source draws on the power of the Canadian community to unlock unforgettable, one-of-a-kind experiences

  • Titanfall not coming to PS4, but sequels and other Respawn games mightTitanfall not coming to PS4, but sequels and other Respawn games might

    (Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2013)
    A small victory was won for Xbox One owners today, as Titanfall has been confirmed by both its publisher and developer as being exclusive to Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC for the life of the title. This doesn’t rule out sequels, so enjoy while it lasts.

  • Halo: Spartan Assault Launches on Xbox One and Xbox 360 this DecemberHalo: Spartan Assault Launches on Xbox One and Xbox 360 this December

    (Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2013)
    Any part of the Halo Universe, even the tiniest, most portable part of it, is too big to be contained to one device. Yep, Halo: Spartan Assault is spreading it’s wings and coming to the big boy boxes, complete with online co-op and the new expansion!

  • The Walking Dead: Season Two first details, trailer revealedThe Walking Dead: Season Two first details, trailer revealed

    (Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2013)
    Yes, the second season (of the video game, not the show) is finally upon us! Read on for details. I however, shall go no further, as I still haven’t finished Season 1...spoilers and all that.

  • Angry Birds Star Wars fluttering over to Xbox One at launchAngry Birds Star Wars fluttering over to Xbox One at launch

    (Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2013)
    WAS THERE ANY DOUBT?!?!?

  • Forza Motorsport 5 Car Pass Announced, price yet to be revealedForza Motorsport 5 Car Pass Announced, price yet to be revealed

    (Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2013)
    Don’t you love new console launches? They’re like Christmas, they give us excuses to buy all kinds of extra stuff to go along with the main goods. That includes the Forza 5 car pass, which will make swallowing the extra $20-50 a little less painful.

  • Assassin's Creed IV Sets Sail In Stores TodayAssassin's Creed IV Sets Sail In Stores Today

    (Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2013)
    Today, Ubisoft announced that Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag, the latest installment of the award-winning franchise set in the gritty and exotic Golden Age of Pirates, is now available

  • Next generation marks the end of the Tiger era for EA PGA Tour GolfNext generation marks the end of the Tiger era for EA PGA Tour Golf

    (Date: Monday, October 28, 2013)
    While it’s almost a certainty that Tiger Woods will continue to be a playable character in future EA golf titles, the PGA Tour Golf games will no longer bear his name.

  • Turn 10 debuts Forza 5 Spa-Francorchamps track with direct feed videoTurn 10 debuts Forza 5 Spa-Francorchamps track with direct feed video

    (Date: Monday, October 28, 2013)
    In case you missed it, check out this gorgeous, three minute video of a 16-car race on Forza Motorsport 5’s Spa- Francorchamps circuit. Forza 5 is still looking to be one of the best reasons to buy an Xbox One at launch.

  • Call of Duty: Ghosts Extinction Mode leakedCall of Duty: Ghosts Extinction Mode leaked

    (Date: Monday, October 28, 2013)
    Black Ops’s special thing was zombies. What will Ghost’s special thing be? Aliens, apparently.

  • Xbox One owners to get a Xbox One owners to get a "Preseason" look at Kinect Sports Rivals

    (Date: Monday, October 28, 2013)
    It was bad news for anyone intrigued by the XBOne’s camera when Kinect Sports Rivals was delayed into 2014, as the game implements one of Kinect’s most impressive game-related features: Face Capture. Luckily, we’ll still get a sneak peek at launch.

  • PDP releasing Xbox One Kinect privacy TV mountPDP releasing Xbox One Kinect privacy TV mount

    (Date: Monday, October 28, 2013)
    Thank you PDP! Thanks to you I’ll be able to continue my practice of gaming on my couch in the nude with Xbox One.

  • Xbox One dashboard video highlights voice commands, app switchingXbox One dashboard video highlights voice commands, app switching

    (Date: Monday, October 28, 2013)
    If you’ve been waiting to see more concrete evidence of how the Xbox One dashboard functions in motion, you’re going to love this...especially if you have ADD.

  • Rockstar delays GTAO Stimulus Package, details add-on, content creatorRockstar delays GTAO Stimulus Package, details add-on, content creator

    (Date: Friday, October 25, 2013)
    Looks like if you want the finer things in virtual life, you’ve still got to put in a lot of hard work, at least for a little while longer. There’s some good news though: The first free add-on and content creator are both incoming. Details inside.

  • Xbox One Launches Invitation to the WorldXbox One Launches Invitation to the World

    (Date: Friday, October 25, 2013)
    As if you even needed to wait for an invitation! Still, the invite’s still worth opening (meaning that the video commercial is well worth watching). Oh, and Spock clearly prefers Xbox One.

  • When it comes to Party Chat, Xbox One and PS4 are Even-StevenWhen it comes to Party Chat, Xbox One and PS4 are Even-Steven

    (Date: Friday, October 25, 2013)
    You see, World Peace is possible. Microsoft and Sony both agree that the perfect number for Party Chat is EIGHT. And if you turn the number 8 on it’s side, you get INFINITY! The console wars are OVER. FOREVER.

  • Sony-exclusive AC4 and Watch Dogs DLC only a 6-month deal Sony-exclusive AC4 and Watch Dogs DLC only a 6-month deal

    (Date: Friday, October 25, 2013)
    It’s not often in a console war that the competition throws you a bone, but here we are. Devoted Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag and Watch Dogs fans on Xbox and other platforms can expect the PS3- exclusive DLC to arrive on their machines eventually.

  • Xbox Addict goes hands-on with AC4 and talks with producers, directorsXbox Addict goes hands-on with AC4 and talks with producers, directors

    (Date: Thursday, October 24, 2013)
    We’re fresh from our first preview of Assassin’s Creed IV on next-gen hardware! We spoke with Ubisoft’s Associate Producer Sylvain Trottier, DLC Game Director Wesley Pincombe and DLC Mission Director Hugo Giard about the game, features and new DLC.

  • Castlevania: Mirror of Fate HD hitting XBLA earlyCastlevania: Mirror of Fate HD hitting XBLA early

    (Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2013)
    Looks like Batman: Arkham Origins will have a bit of competition for its Friday launch, as the Xbox Live Arcade version of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of fate will be available four days earlier than on PSN.

  • Xbox One achievements will be color-coded to each player, customizableXbox One achievements will be color-coded to each player, customizable

    (Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2013)
    I know what colour I’m choosing. Midnight Purple.

  • Free Batman: Arkham Origins skin with WBID registrationFree Batman: Arkham Origins skin with WBID registration

    (Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2013)
    There’s a free Batman One Million costume in it for you if you’re willing to give up some personal deets to Warner Brothers. Heck, everybody else has your info already, what’s one more? You can also get a Batman Red Son skin for the mobile app.

  • NASCAR ’14 coming to Xbox 360 in early 2014NASCAR ’14 coming to Xbox 360 in early 2014

    (Date: Tuesday, October 22, 2013)
    The art of of turning left shall continue to live on in videogames forever, that is if developer Eutechnyx and publisher Deep Silver have anything to say about it.

  • Titanfall drops March 11th, 2014 on Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PCTitanfall drops March 11th, 2014 on Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC

    (Date: Tuesday, October 22, 2013)
    Respawn Entertainment’s long-awaited answer to the Call of Duty Monster they helped create finally has a release date. It will be coming exclusively to Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC in March.

  • Xbox One third-party headset adapter not coming until early 2014Xbox One third-party headset adapter not coming until early 2014

    (Date: Monday, October 21, 2013)
    Looks like you’ll have to keep the volume down on your late-night online game sessions during your first few months with Xbox One, as both the adapter for current third-party 360 headsets and even new headsets designed for Xbox One have been delayed.

  • Grand Theft Auto V now on Games on DemandGrand Theft Auto V now on Games on Demand

    (Date: Monday, October 21, 2013)
    If you’ve been holding off buying Grand Theft Auto V because you’re against buying physical media, you’re a sad, sad individual that’s missed out on a whole month of pure gaming joy already. Anyway, now’s your time to catch up, HDD install bug-free.

  • Rockstar PSA: GTAO patch now live, 500K GTA$ stimulus comingRockstar PSA: GTAO patch now live, 500K GTA$ stimulus coming

    (Date: Sunday, October 20, 2013)
    The latest GTA Online patch addresses disappearing vehicles, a reduction in respawn costs and a host of other issues. Just a reminder, you have to play GTA Online in October to qualify for the 500K GTA bucks Stimulus Package!

  • Crazy US Black Friday Gamestop deals leaked, Battlefield 4 for $30Crazy US Black Friday Gamestop deals leaked, Battlefield 4 for $30

    (Date: Friday, October 18, 2013)
    If you live in the States or have a friend there, there are a few deals here that you might want to check out.

  • Games with Gold Program to continue Games with Gold Program to continue "indefinitely" on Xbox 360

    (Date: Friday, October 18, 2013)
    Uh...wait, so it was only for a limited time before?!?

  • Xbox One Demo Days at Future Shop and Best Buy stores - starting NOW!Xbox One Demo Days at Future Shop and Best Buy stores - starting NOW!

    (Date: Thursday, October 17, 2013)
    If you missed out on the Xbox One Test Drive Tour when it passed through your area, there are still opportunities to get some hands-on time with an Xbox One before and after launch, courtesy of Future Shop and Best Buy. Read on for all the details!

  • Machinima App will be on Xbox One at launchMachinima App will be on Xbox One at launch

    (Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2013)
    A number of web-based entertainment providers plan to be up and running on Xbox One at launch, and Machinima is one of them. Their app will be fully integrated with the Xbox One experience, which means "Snap" and "SmartGlass" functionality.

  • Xbox One won't allow gamers to use real names online at launch Xbox One won't allow gamers to use real names online at launch

    (Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2013)
    Clearly we’re living in an age of Online TMI (Too Much Information), and while Microsoft has no plans to stand in the way of us sharing, there’s been a bit of a snag with using our real names in place of our Gamertags, at least for the moment.

  • Microsoft shows off XBL Compute, Official Steering Wheel PeripheralsMicrosoft shows off XBL Compute, Official Steering Wheel Peripherals

    (Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2013)
    Microsoft’s not done talking about Cloud Computing and all the cool sounding things it will enable developers and gamers to do and experience on Xbox One. Even cooler however are the sweet Xbox One steering wheel options coming for racing fans!

  • PSA: Just a reminder, Halo 3 is FREE for XBL Gold members until Oct 31PSA: Just a reminder, Halo 3 is FREE for XBL Gold members until Oct 31

    (Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2013)
    As we announced weeks ago, Halo 3 is the second Games With Gold title for the month of October, and is available NOW (Better late than never!). Help Master Chief finish the fight again (before he goes to sleep, wakes up and starts a whole new fight)!

  • Battlefield 4 on Xbox 360 needs minimum 2GB install, more recommendedBattlefield 4 on Xbox 360 needs minimum 2GB install, more recommended

    (Date: Tuesday, October 15, 2013)
    Players who want the optimum Battlefield 4 experience on Xbox 360 will need to free up as much as 13 GB of space for all the data, which will ship on two discs. If you’re tight for space, 2GB will suffice, but don’t expect the best visuals.

  • Watch Dogs and The Crew Delayed to 2014Watch Dogs and The Crew Delayed to 2014

    (Date: Tuesday, October 15, 2013)
    Ubisoft announced Watch Dogs and The Crew have been delayed to 2014 when the company released there financial targets for 2013-2014 earlier today.

  • Rockstar confirms that lost GTA Online characters are gone for goodRockstar confirms that lost GTA Online characters are gone for good

    (Date: Monday, October 14, 2013)
    Bad news: If you were one of the many players who accidentally erased their GTA Online character because of a recent bug, you’d best get working on a second or a third, as the first is gone forever. Rockstar will compensate you for your loss however.

  • MS Details new Xbox Live features, including Followers and ChallengesMS Details new Xbox Live features, including Followers and Challenges

    (Date: Monday, October 14, 2013)
    When it comes to Xbox Live on Xbox One, Microsoft isn’t aiming to reinvent the wheel; after all, if it ain’t broke, why fix it? Nonetheless, gamers can expect some serious improvements, and a whole lot more friends in the next generation of Xbox.

  • Mad Catz unveils $210 fightstick for Killer Instinct, pre-order now!Mad Catz unveils $210 fightstick for Killer Instinct, pre-order now!

    (Date: Friday, October 11, 2013)
    It’s a good thing that Killer Instinct is going to be a cheap game (Free with just Jago or $40 for the Ultra Edition), because serious KI players are gonna need to invest all that money they’re saving into this bad boy. At least it’s out at launch...

  • Rockstar giving October players 500K in GTA$ for online troublesRockstar giving October players 500K in GTA$ for online troubles

    (Date: Friday, October 11, 2013)
    Bugs, deleted characters and server problems in GTA Online has left many players who have been there from the beginning with a sour taste in their mouths. Rockstar intends to make it up to them with a stimulus package. Mine’s going towards a condo!

  • Orc Attack: Flatulent Rebellion available now on XBLAOrc Attack: Flatulent Rebellion available now on XBLA

    (Date: Wednesday, October 9, 2013)
    Belching and farting with your friends while playing games online has never been more appropriate.

  • Injustice: GAU getting current-gen, PS4 Ultimate Editions, no XBOneInjustice: GAU getting current-gen, PS4 Ultimate Editions, no XBOne

    (Date: Wednesday, October 9, 2013)
    What’chu talkin’ about, Willis?!?

  • XCOM: Enemy Unknown expansion brings with it an enemy human agencyXCOM: Enemy Unknown expansion brings with it an enemy human agency

    (Date: Wednesday, October 9, 2013)
    Sheesh...just when defending the planet couldn’t get more complex, suddenly competition shows up.

  • Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Collection coming out November 5thCastlevania: Lords of Shadow Collection coming out November 5th

    (Date: Wednesday, October 9, 2013)
    With Mirror of Fate HD and Lords of Shadow 2 rounding out Mercury Steam’s Castlevania trilogy, it’s only natural that a collection would show up, right? Only problem is that it will still be incomplete, as Lords of Shadow 2 comes out in February.

  • Xbox One will automatically record Achievement unlocksXbox One will automatically record Achievement unlocks

    (Date: Wednesday, October 9, 2013)
    Achievement Unlocked...and recorded. How convenient!

  • Dustforce coming to Xbox 360 in JanuaryDustforce coming to Xbox 360 in January

    (Date: Tuesday, October 8, 2013)
    A game about a crime-fighting janitor? Hopefully it will clean up in the New Year and not get swept under the rug by all the new game releases...

  • Need for Speed: Rivals coming to Xbox 360 Nov. 19, Xbox One Nov. 22Need for Speed: Rivals coming to Xbox 360 Nov. 19, Xbox One Nov. 22

    (Date: Tuesday, October 8, 2013)
    And in a surprise twist, the Xbox One version will be coming to retail a week before its PS4 counterpart, despite Sony’s console launching a week earlier.

  • Telltale Games’ The Wolf Among Us Episode 1 launches Oct. 11Telltale Games’ The Wolf Among Us Episode 1 launches Oct. 11

    (Date: Tuesday, October 8, 2013)
    Bigby the Wolf said to Microsoft: "Let me in, let me in, or I’ll huff and I’ll puff, and I’ll blow your house in." Microsoft said they’d get back to him on Friday.

  • Rockstar PSA: How to avoid deleting your GTA Online characterRockstar PSA: How to avoid deleting your GTA Online character

    (Date: Tuesday, October 8, 2013)
    We’re getting quite used to these Rockstar announcements now, aren’t we? Just read on, since now that the online performance has improved, it would really suck to lose that character you’ve been working on for the past week.

  • EA reveals Xbox One-exclusive CoachGlass App for Win 8, Droid, iOSEA reveals Xbox One-exclusive CoachGlass App for Win 8, Droid, iOS

    (Date: Tuesday, October 8, 2013)
    EA is teaming up with Microsoft’s SmartGlass to take playing defense in Madden NFL 25 to a whole new level.

  • Killer Instinct will allow dev kit-enabled X1 users to help tweak gameKiller Instinct will allow dev kit-enabled X1 users to help tweak game

    (Date: Saturday, October 5, 2013)
    The yet-unreleased KI is already a shining example of the future of fighting games; a game that in part can be shaped and improved upon throughout its development by users, and Double Helix intends to give them an even greater influence beyond that.

  • Rockstar PSA: GTA Online patch is now live for Xbox 360Rockstar PSA: GTA Online patch is now live for Xbox 360

    (Date: Saturday, October 5, 2013)
    Okay, time to take a break from that Battlefield 4 beta and get your behinds back over to Los Santos! Your crew needs you, dammit!

  • Xbox One Tour at TO Air Canada Centre this afternoon and next SaturdayXbox One Tour at TO Air Canada Centre this afternoon and next Saturday

    (Date: Saturday, October 5, 2013)
    Just a reminder, The Xbox One Tour Test Drive van will be making two official stops outside Toronto’s Air Canada Centre on October 5th and 12th from 4pm to 7pm (though a rep has confirmed a potential 3pm start time, so get there EARLY!!!).

  • Battlefield 4 Open Beta now available to download from the Xbox StoreBattlefield 4 Open Beta now available to download from the Xbox Store

    (Date: Friday, October 4, 2013)
    Suffering the blues from GTA Online’s numerous bugs? Well EA has just the stress relief for you: helping them squash bugs in their upcoming game, Battlefield 4. Have fun and serve your gaming compatriots at the same time! It’s OK. GTA V can wait.

  • North American Xbox One Tour Area and Test Drive events kick off todayNorth American Xbox One Tour Area and Test Drive events kick off today

    (Date: Friday, October 4, 2013)
    And yes, "North America" includes Canada! Festivities are already underway in Ottawa and should also reach Toronto early this afternoon. Check Xbox.com/onetour for details!

  • Rockstar PSA: GTA V and GTA Online updatesRockstar PSA: GTA V and GTA Online updates

    (Date: Friday, October 4, 2013)
    Read on for details on the latest (and much needed) live and upcoming patches aimed at improving GTA V’s offline and online experience.

  • Collaboration, expertise produce enhanced sensing in Xbox OneCollaboration, expertise produce enhanced sensing in Xbox One

    (Date: Thursday, October 3, 2013)
    It’s a slow news day, so now is the perfect time to get reacquainted with Kinect for Xbox One in detail. Because, well...SCIENCE!!! (Psst! You can always just watch the videos if you want the Coles Notes version.)

  • Mighty No. 9 reaches stretch goal, Xbox 360, X1 versions confirmedMighty No. 9 reaches stretch goal, Xbox 360, X1 versions confirmed

    (Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2013)
    Kenji Inafune fans can rest easy. Mighty No. 9 has reached it’s final Kickstarter stretch goal of 4 million, so it is coming to EVERYTHING. That is unless Capcom sues Inafune for the game’s similarities to Mega Man and actually wins. Let’s hope not.

  • The Bureau: XCOM Declassified 360-exclusive DLC launches next weekThe Bureau: XCOM Declassified 360-exclusive DLC launches next week

    (Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2013)
    We liked The Bureau: XCOM Declassified OK, but the game apparently loves all of us more, as some Xbox 360-exclusive DLC will be dropping next week. Do you feel that? That’s a big Grey Alien bear-hug. Watch out for the fingernails though. They smart!

  • Xbox Live Free Gold Weekend: October 4th to 6thXbox Live Free Gold Weekend: October 4th to 6th

    (Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2013)
    If you’re a regular to Xbox Addict then such promotions likely don’t apply to you (because you’re already an XBL Gold subscriber), but if you’ve got curious friends or know cheapskates who aren’t, this might be the one that gets them off the fence.

  • R.I.P. Tom Clancy - 1947-2013R.I.P. Tom Clancy - 1947-2013

    (Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2013)
    While not directly responsible for the many AAA Ubisoft games that have and continue to bear his name, his famous books starring the character Jack Ryan created the universe that inspired them. Thanks, Jack, gamers the world over are in your debt.

  • Deus Ex: Universe revealed, Deus Ex: HR Director’s Cut datedDeus Ex: Universe revealed, Deus Ex: HR Director’s Cut dated

    (Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2013)
    Eidos Montreal head David Anfossi has revealed the next game in the Deus Ex franchise, Deus Ex: Universe, which is slated for next-gen consoles and PC, and has also confirmed a date for the long- awaited Deus Ex: HR Director’s Cut for current-gen.

  • Free Man of Steel Zod Skin for Injustice: Gods Among Us drops todayFree Man of Steel Zod Skin for Injustice: Gods Among Us drops today

    (Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2013)
    Injustice fans, Netherrealm hasn’t forgotten about you. Today they’re dropping a free Man of Steel Zod Skin for those of you who love playing as Superman’s fellow-Kryptonian adversary, but prefer the new movie take on his sinister goatee and haircut.

  • Pre-ordering Destiny grants early access to the beta in early 2014Pre-ordering Destiny grants early access to the beta in early 2014

    (Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2013)
    Activision Blizzard and Bungie announced today that fans who pre-order “Destiny” at participating retailers worldwide will get early access to the beta, which will be available on Xbox One, Xbox 360 and more in early 2014.

  • Half-Life 3 Trademark filed in Europe by ValveHalf-Life 3 Trademark filed in Europe by Valve

    (Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2013)
    Overwhelming evidence that Valve is actually capable of counting to three.

  • Current-gen Watch Dogs has mandatory install, ships on two discsCurrent-gen Watch Dogs has mandatory install, ships on two discs

    (Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2013)
    ’It’s the same thing as GTA 5’, Ubisoft confirms. Better get another USB with lots of storage on it if you don’t want to have your disc spinning in the drive.

  • Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag will let players rate missionsAssassin's Creed 4: Black Flag will let players rate missions

    (Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2013)
    In what is probably one of the most ingenious ideas to ever come to the Assassin’s Creed franchise (and videogames in general), Ubisoft is allowing players to influence the future of Assassin’s Creed mission styles by allowing them to RATE them.

  • Rockstar PSA: GTA Online is Live, going through Rockstar PSA: GTA Online is Live, going through "growing pains"

    (Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2013)
    Patience, Grasshopper. When you’re the fastest-selling and most successful game franchise in history, there’s bound to be some problems when your online mode flicks the on switch. At least we’ll be able to get our characters created today, right?

  • GTA Online launches tomorrow at 7 am ET, requires 'small' title updateGTA Online launches tomorrow at 7 am ET, requires 'small' title update

    (Date: Monday, September 30, 2013)
    It all begins tomorrow morning! But will the servers hold up under all the pent-up initial demand? Just make sure that when you click that download button that your other hand has its fingers crossed.

  • Xbox One DVR will allow players to add voice-overs to gameplay videosXbox One DVR will allow players to add voice-overs to gameplay videos

    (Date: Monday, September 30, 2013)
    As we get ever closer to the Xbox One’s Nov. 22 launch date, info about additional enhancements to the console continue to trickle out. From the looks of it, Upload Studio will be quite a versatile tool for sharing and broadcasting gameplay clips.

  • October's Games with Gold: Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes, Halo 3October's Games with Gold: Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes, Halo 3

    (Date: Monday, September 30, 2013)
    It took a long time in coming, but as promised way back in June, Halo 3 is finally joining the Games with Gold program later next month, preceded by Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes.

  • Forza 5 and Xbox One Impulse Triggers in Action equals more ABS, baby!Forza 5 and Xbox One Impulse Triggers in Action equals more ABS, baby!

    (Date: Saturday, September 28, 2013)
    In a recent interview with Major Nelson, Turn 10’s Dan Greenwalt confirmed that players "will feel the ABS" with Xbox One’s Impulse Triggers. Thankfully he did not follow up the statement by pulling up his shirt and asking Major to check out HIS abs.

  • Microsoft confirms Xbox One Tour, Event hub now live at Xbox.comMicrosoft confirms Xbox One Tour, Event hub now live at Xbox.com

    (Date: Friday, September 27, 2013)
    Mark your calendars, Ladies and Gents! The Xbox team is taking Xbox One on the road, offering you the chance to experience the new generation of gaming before Xbox One launches on Nov. 22. Read on for all the locations, dates and details!

  • Ex-Gears of War and BioShock Infinite dev announces new 2K studioEx-Gears of War and BioShock Infinite dev announces new 2K studio

    (Date: Friday, September 27, 2013)
    Rod Fergusson reveals he’s launching a new studio for 2K Games.

  • Famous Trainers Partner with Xbox on New Fitness Service, Xbox FitnessFamous Trainers Partner with Xbox on New Fitness Service, Xbox Fitness

    (Date: Friday, September 27, 2013)
    Xbox One and Kinect are ready for Round Two against obesity and sedentary lifestyles, and this time they’re bringing in fitness celebrity muscle and disposing with a disc-based approach in favor of an online subscription service. Just might work.

  • Xbox One tour outed, Canadian cities addedXbox One tour outed, Canadian cities added

    (Date: Friday, September 27, 2013)
    It looks like there will be more opportunities to get a hands-on with the Xbox One prior to its November 22nd launch via an upcoming (but still unconfirmed) Xbox One tour. At the very least it appears that 3 new Canadian cities have been added.

  • MS demos Halo 4 streaming from cloud to Windows and Windows PhoneMS demos Halo 4 streaming from cloud to Windows and Windows Phone

    (Date: Thursday, September 26, 2013)
    Sony has Gaikai, and now Microsoft has...well something. The takeaway here is that this could mean all sorts of live-streaming features, including backward-compatability, may be in the works for Xbox One, Xbox 360, Windows and Windows mobile devices.

  • MS debuts Forza 5 Direct-Feed Gameplay and Silverstone Circuit MS debuts Forza 5 Direct-Feed Gameplay and Silverstone Circuit

    (Date: Thursday, September 26, 2013)
    It’s a bit unreasonable to expect that EVERY Xbox One launch title will run in Full 1080p at a silky 60 frames-per- second, but one game that definitely will is Forza Motorsport 5, and Microsoft has just released the first direct-feed footage. Enjoy.

  • South Park: The Stick of Truth coming Dec. 10, Grand Wizard CE detailsSouth Park: The Stick of Truth coming Dec. 10, Grand Wizard CE details

    (Date: Thursday, September 26, 2013)
    Ubisoft has finally given us a release date for South Park: The Stick of Truth, and has detailed what we can expect to get in the just-announced Grand Wizard Edition. And you thought you’d have no new games to play this Christmas. You silly!

  • Batman: Arkham Origins is getting a $20 Season Pass (SURPRISE!)Batman: Arkham Origins is getting a $20 Season Pass (SURPRISE!)

    (Date: Thursday, September 26, 2013)
    What else can be said about this other than that the Batman: Arkham games have had the coolest collection of costumes and stages of any superhero game thus far. You gotta admit, it’s hard to say no to getting the bulk of them up front at a discount.

  • Pre-order DLC Roundup: Batman AO gets Deathstroke, Thief gets Bank Pre-order DLC Roundup: Batman AO gets Deathstroke, Thief gets Bank

    (Date: Thursday, September 26, 2013)
    WB is once again is testing our loyalties by offering our mortal PS3 enemies Batman: AO-exclusive swag, but they’re still giving Deathstroke DLC to Xbox 360 pre-orders, and he’s way cooler anyway. Thief, meanwhile, is offering a bank heist!

  • “Forza Motorsport 5” Kicks Off Car Reveals“Forza Motorsport 5” Kicks Off Car Reveals

    (Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2013)
    We all know that Forza Motorsport 5 will be drop dead gorgeous, but now is the time that we really start salivating, as the first handful of cars has been announced.

  • A.R.E.S. Extinction Agenda EX jumping to XBLA on October 2ndA.R.E.S. Extinction Agenda EX jumping to XBLA on October 2nd

    (Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2013)
    Perhaps the Summer of Arcade 2013 selection left you cold, but we’ve got a sweet mech-inspired indie game that’s going to explode on the Xbox Store next week that you might want to check out. It’s not afraid of using lots of vowels, either!

  • Rockstar confirms GTA Online launch details, microtransactionsRockstar confirms GTA Online launch details, microtransactions

    (Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2013)
    Looks like those GTA Online cash card pics floating around on the internet are indeed the genuine article, as Rockstar has confirmed that players will be able to bling-bling up faster if they’re willing to pay, but game balance won’t be affected.

  • Free-to-Play Ascend: Hand of Kul available for download todayFree-to-Play Ascend: Hand of Kul available for download today

    (Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2013)
    It’s been TWO E3’s since we first heard of Ascend. Now it’s here, and it’s Free-to- Play. Will you meet the challenge and ASCEND?

  • GTA Online Cash Cards might be on the way next weekGTA Online Cash Cards might be on the way next week

    (Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2013)
    Could the multiplayer portion of Grand Theft Auto V possibly be going PAY TO WIN?

  • Xbox One gameplay uploads to Facebook and YouTube coming in 2014Xbox One gameplay uploads to Facebook and YouTube coming in 2014

    (Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2013)
    Mr. Director, my gameplay is ready for its closeup!

  • Harrison: XBOne indies are on their way, but they might be a whileHarrison: XBOne indies are on their way, but they might be a while

    (Date: Tuesday, September 24, 2013)
    Reality check! Microsoft has been doing great job of regaining much of the goodwill lost over the years with indie developers, but Rome still wasn’t built in a day. Those first XBOne indie games still need time to be developed, like until early 2014.

  • X1 Avatars can be personalized with poses, 300 gamerpics at launchX1 Avatars can be personalized with poses, 300 gamerpics at launch

    (Date: Tuesday, September 24, 2013)
    Over 300 pre-made gamerpics will be available for new Xbox One owners to personalize their profile, and they’ll even be able to create full-body poses for their avatar using Kinect. Avatars will continue to look the same for the time being though.

  • Rockstar PSA: Customized cars known to disappear, fix in the worksRockstar PSA: Customized cars known to disappear, fix in the works

    (Date: Monday, September 23, 2013)
    Guess what? That’s right, another GTA V bug! Apparently this one’s out to gobble up your custom vehicles. Depending on how attached you are to your expensive car creations, you might want to take a random car or cab to your next set of missions.

  • Swery65 talks details about D4 and Xbox One Kinect integrationSwery65 talks details about D4 and Xbox One Kinect integration

    (Date: Friday, September 20, 2013)
    In a recent TGS interview with Xbox Wire, Swery65, developer of the cult-hit Deadly Premonition, has revealed long- awaited details about his upcoming game D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die for Xbox One, and explains why it requires the Kinect.

  • Kojima: MGS V will revisit torture, but it won't be playable this timeKojima: MGS V will revisit torture, but it won't be playable this time

    (Date: Friday, September 20, 2013)
    Anyone who played the original Metal Gear Solid in its day remembers how eerie the infamous torture scene was, and how high the stakes were if you failed. Wary of this, Hideo Kojima doesn’t plan to put the player in the same position again in MGS V.

  • Latest Killer Instinct Trailer reveals Sadira, teases return of OrchidLatest Killer Instinct Trailer reveals Sadira, teases return of Orchid

    (Date: Friday, September 20, 2013)
    This newest KI trailer is for all the ladies out there (and the fellas who love fighting as them as well). The mysterious "spider-woman" has been confirmed as a new character named Sadira, and it looks like Orchid is back -- and she brought a pet!

  • Crimson Dragon lets you rent out your dragons in other players' gamesCrimson Dragon lets you rent out your dragons in other players' games

    (Date: Friday, September 20, 2013)
    Does this essentially make you a Dragon Pimp?

  • Microsoft on Xbox One vertical orientation: Microsoft on Xbox One vertical orientation: "Do it at your own risk"

    (Date: Friday, September 20, 2013)
    According to Microsoft’s Albert Penello, the Xbox One should only be used in the horizontal position, and surprisingly, the reason is due to the system’s slot- loading drive, something that the vertically-capable PS3 and PS4 both have.

  • XBOne's 6-profile limit won't be increased to match 8 controller limitXBOne's 6-profile limit won't be increased to match 8 controller limit

    (Date: Friday, September 20, 2013)
    Here’s a conundrum. Xbox One supports up to six simultaneous profiles signed in at once, but supports up to 8 controllers at once. So what happens with the other two players? And what about second-screen devices like SmartGlass? Read on and learn.

  • Nearly half of XBLG subscribers watch 30 hrs of video content monthlyNearly half of XBLG subscribers watch 30 hrs of video content monthly

    (Date: Friday, September 20, 2013)
    Yeah. So all of you complaining about Microsoft’s focus on TV, TV, TV, TV, Sports, TV, TV, TV, Games, TV, TV, and TV have only yourselves (and according to MS’s Kevin Turner, your wives and or girlfriends) to blame.

  • Capcom shows off Dead Rising 3 co-op multiplayer at TGSCapcom shows off Dead Rising 3 co-op multiplayer at TGS

    (Date: Thursday, September 19, 2013)
    Drop-in, drop-out two-player co-op will be a big feature of Dead Rising 3, allowing you to make every playthrough as social or as lone-wolf as you want it to be.

  • Crimson Dragon will launch alongside Xbox One on Nov. 22nd for $19.99Crimson Dragon will launch alongside Xbox One on Nov. 22nd for $19.99

    (Date: Thursday, September 19, 2013)
    The (optionally) Kinect 2.0-powered, spiritual successor to the Panzer Dragoon games, Crimson Dragon, will be inexpensively priced at $20 and will feature an exclusive extra for those who purchase it before the end of the year.

  • Microsoft's Cortana could possibly be the bestMicrosoft's Cortana could possibly be the best

    (Date: Thursday, September 19, 2013)
    In a bid to play catch up with its tech adversaries Apple and Android, Microsoft is reportedly developing a voice-activated digital personal assistant codenamed "Cortana." Yes, that Cortana from the Halo series. Nerdy indeed.

  • Namco Bandai reveals March 11th Dark Souls 2 release dateNamco Bandai reveals March 11th Dark Souls 2 release date

    (Date: Thursday, September 19, 2013)
    Looks like we finally have a date..a date with DEATH.

  • DuckTales Remastered coming to retail for Xbox 360 on November 12thDuckTales Remastered coming to retail for Xbox 360 on November 12th

    (Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2013)
    Looks like the all the positive reception for their DuckTales remake has convinced developer WayForward to give the Xbox 360 version the retail treatment after all. You may not like the price though.

  • Grand Theft Auto V nets Take-Two $800 million in sales in one dayGrand Theft Auto V nets Take-Two $800 million in sales in one day

    (Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2013)
    Apparently that new open-world crime- action-adventure game from Rockstar is pretty popular.

  • Battlefield 4 for Xbox One may feature Kinect-based head trackingBattlefield 4 for Xbox One may feature Kinect-based head tracking

    (Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2013)
    The last time we saw head-tracking implemented in a game for the Xbox platform was Forza Motorsport 4, and the results were so-so. With the significantly-increased power of the new Kinect however, the feature could be a next-gen FPS game-changer.

  • Sega purchases parent company Atlus...and there was much rejoicingSega purchases parent company Atlus...and there was much rejoicing

    (Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2013)
    Yay! Sega has now officially acquired Atlus’s parent company, which means they now likely own the Persona, Shin Megami Tensei and other well-known franchises from the developer. Could this mean they’ll finally share the wealth on the Xbox platform?

  • Ubisoft's Uplay App Coming to Xbox One, PS4Ubisoft's Uplay App Coming to Xbox One, PS4

    (Date: Tuesday, September 17, 2013)
    Uplay will be playing a much bigger and hopefully more seamless role in Ubisoft’s games come next generation, according to Ubisoft’s Casual & Online Games Director, Stephanie Perotti.

  • Digital Foundry: How to install GTA V's play disc for a smoother rideDigital Foundry: How to install GTA V's play disc for a smoother ride

    (Date: Tuesday, September 17, 2013)
    Some people simply can’t stand the sound of their Xbox loading game information off of a disc. I like to call those people anal-retentive, but Digital Foundry has found a workaround the GTA V play disc problem that should make even those folks happy.

  • Grand Theft Auto V’s 100-page instruction manual is now on iTunesGrand Theft Auto V’s 100-page instruction manual is now on iTunes

    (Date: Tuesday, September 17, 2013)
    If you opened up GTA V this morning and were wondering where the heck the instruction manual is, the answer for the moment is on your i-device (iPhone or iPad). Those of us with Android and Windows devices, Macs and PCs will have to wait.

  • UPDATE: Battlefield Open Beta begins Oct 4th, Oct 1st for Early AccessUPDATE: Battlefield Open Beta begins Oct 4th, Oct 1st for Early Access

    (Date: Tuesday, September 17, 2013)
    EA made a boo-boo. Those promised early access to the Battlefield 4 Open Beta via BF3 Premium purchases, Medal of Honor: Warfighter pre-orders and the like will have early access to the Beta on October 1st. The rest of us will have access on the 4th.

  • Next-gen Battlefield 4, FIFA 14, Madden 25 all coming November 19thNext-gen Battlefield 4, FIFA 14, Madden 25 all coming November 19th

    (Date: Monday, September 16, 2013)
    No worries about having your shiny new Xbox One and not having the latest EA game to play on it. Battlefield 4, FIFA 14 and Madden 25 for Xbox One will all be on store shelves three whole days before the console becomes available.

  • Evo 2014 will run from July 11-13 in Las Vegas, 360 the main platformEvo 2014 will run from July 11-13 in Las Vegas, 360 the main platform

    (Date: Monday, September 16, 2013)
    Fellow fighting game fans, did you ever think we’d live to see the day where the a Microsoft console would be considered the platform of choice over a Sony console by ANY fighting game tourney? Things really have changed.

  • Rockstar PSA: Don’t Install Grand Theft Auto V’s Play DiscRockstar PSA: Don’t Install Grand Theft Auto V’s Play Disc

    (Date: Monday, September 16, 2013)
    Those of you wanting to avoid putting extra wear and tear on your Xbox 360’s disc drive will have to make an exception for GTA V, as Rockstar warns installing the game’s second "Play" disc will result in performance problems. Just let it spin, folks.

  • GTA V’s mission to consume your life begins today with iPhone appGTA V’s mission to consume your life begins today with iPhone app

    (Date: Monday, September 16, 2013)
    You thought you had one more day to spend with your work colleagues, family and friends before you shut them all out of your life indefinitely to play GTA V, but if you have an iPhone, you’re already doomed. The iFruit app launches today!

  • Battlefield 4 Open Beta begins October 1st for current genBattlefield 4 Open Beta begins October 1st for current gen

    (Date: Saturday, September 14, 2013)
    Those of you looking to get a head-start on BF4 will be able to do so starting in October. With only a $10 upgrade fee from the current to next-gen version of the game, many 360 players will be doing the same, so you’d best get some practice in.

  • Grand Theft Auto Online has over 500 missionsGrand Theft Auto Online has over 500 missions

    (Date: Saturday, September 14, 2013)
    The fact that GTA V’s multiplayer mode will not be shipping with the game but instead will be available as a free download beginning in October is actually a blessing, as we’ll have a little time before Rockstar’s behemoth of a game devours us.

  • Fable Legends to have 5-10 year lifespanFable Legends to have 5-10 year lifespan

    (Date: Friday, September 13, 2013)
    Lionhead boss John Needham says "we’re playing the long game" for upcoming online-focused Xbox One role-playing game.

  • Fable Anniversary Delayed to 2014Fable Anniversary Delayed to 2014

    (Date: Friday, September 13, 2013)
    Lionhead says it needs a "little more time" to give players "the best game possible."

  • MS's Windows Phone take on Siri is called Cortana, may come to XBOneMS's Windows Phone take on Siri is called Cortana, may come to XBOne

    (Date: Thursday, September 12, 2013)
    If they use the same actress from the Halo games to voice the Windows 8 UI, it might be really cool...or super creepy, depending on how "attached" to Cortana you are.

  • Grand Theft Auto V and Dead Rising 3 are both going BIG, no surpriseGrand Theft Auto V and Dead Rising 3 are both going BIG, no surprise

    (Date: Thursday, September 12, 2013)
    Time for some topographic ****- measuring! In one corner, you have the current-gen beast, Grand Theft Auto Five! In the other, you have the next- gen XBOne-exclusive Dead Rising 3! Get out your rulers and protractors, it’s gonna be wild!

  • Valve beats Microsoft to the punch with Family Sharing beta on SteamValve beats Microsoft to the punch with Family Sharing beta on Steam

    (Date: Thursday, September 12, 2013)
    If this move by Valve is anything to go by, we might be seeing the return of Microsoft’s Family Sharing policy for Xbox One much sooner than we expect. As they say, competition breeds creativity!

  • Canucks: Xbox One is coming to your town--if you live in AlbertaCanucks: Xbox One is coming to your town--if you live in Alberta

    (Date: Thursday, September 12, 2013)
    Major Nelson has provided details of the upcoming Xbox One Tour: Road to Launch, where the XBOne will be available to the public for hands-on play. Unfortunately, there’s only one Canadian stop, so if you don’t live near Alberta, you’re SOL for now.

  • MS on MS on "XBOne" nickname: If you can't beat it, buy it

    (Date: Thursday, September 12, 2013)
    Microsoft has bought the XBOne domain, even though Major Nelson has gone on record saying that the nickname is "disrespectful" to the Xbox One team. Looks like someone in marketing didn’t quite think things through long enough. Remember "Puck Man"?

  • Assassin's Creed: Liberation freed from PS Vita, coming to consolesAssassin's Creed: Liberation freed from PS Vita, coming to consoles

    (Date: Wednesday, September 11, 2013)
    Finally, Xbox 360 owners who currently do not now or ever plan to own a PS Vita can experience the adventures of Aveline de Grandpré on the big screen in HD with their trusty Xbox 360 controller (and minus sloppy touch-screen gimmicks).

  • Ubisoft's 2D Child of Light & Valiant Hearts: The Great War revealedUbisoft's 2D Child of Light & Valiant Hearts: The Great War revealed

    (Date: Wednesday, September 11, 2013)
    The work and investment put into Rayman Legends’s UbiArt Framework engine is paying back dividends, as two new games just announced by UbiSoft will be using the same engine to provide vastly different experiences in two distinctly separate genres.

  • Xbox One Backwards Compatibility May Still HappenXbox One Backwards Compatibility May Still Happen

    (Date: Wednesday, September 11, 2013)
    Since the PS4 reveal, Sony’s been promising backwards compatibility with PSOne, PS2 and PS3 for the PS4 via its Gaikai streaming service. Since the Xbox One is powered by the cloud, why can’t it do the same? Why not indeed, says MS’s Albert Penello.

  • Forza Motorsport 5 Debuts Xbox One Racing Team and Bathurst TrackForza Motorsport 5 Debuts Xbox One Racing Team and Bathurst Track

    (Date: Monday, September 9, 2013)
    Gran Turismo isn’t the only franchise capable of crossing over into real life. An actual Xbox One Racing Team will be participating in the 2013 Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000, and to celebrate, MS has announced an exclusive car and track for Forza 5.

  • Microsoft launches Xbox Music across iOS and AndroidMicrosoft launches Xbox Music across iOS and Android

    (Date: Monday, September 9, 2013)
    Enjoy your favorite music from a 30-million-song global catalog powered by the one service that integrates your music experiences across your tablet, PC, phone and TV. All the music you love, every way you want it.

  • SmartGlass for Xbox One will be faster, support more devices at onceSmartGlass for Xbox One will be faster, support more devices at once

    (Date: Sunday, September 8, 2013)
    SmartGlass for Xbox One will be a different beast than the Xbox 360 version, supporting up to 16 devices simultaneously and running circles around the current SmartGlass. Microsoft has given us the full scoop on what to expect.

  • MS: Xbox One won't be a loss leaderMS: Xbox One won't be a loss leader

    (Date: Saturday, September 7, 2013)
    An unusually long and hard-fought, 8 year console war (with a 3-year tail still awaiting it) has taught Microsoft and Sony a hard lesson for next- gen: If you’re good at something, never do it for free. Microsoft is determined make a profit on Xbox One out of the gate.

  • Mighty No. 9 stretch goals reshuffled to prioritize consolesMighty No. 9 stretch goals reshuffled to prioritize consoles

    (Date: Wednesday, September 4, 2013)
    As well Inafune-san should. Because that’s where the Mega Man and future Mighty No. 9 love REALLY is.

  • Xbox One's Digital Sharing Will Return Xbox One's Digital Sharing Will Return "When the Time is Right"

    (Date: Wednesday, September 4, 2013)
    Some features lost when Microsoft dropped the Internet connection requirement could eventually return.

  • Xbox One to Launch on November 22, 2013 in 13 Markets Xbox One to Launch on November 22, 2013 in 13 Markets

    (Date: Wednesday, September 4, 2013)
    This is a big week for Xbox One! I am pleased to share a few exciting developments as we continue our journey to deliver the best Xbox ever.

  • Xbox 360 Support to Last to 2016, Includes 100 New GamesXbox 360 Support to Last to 2016, Includes 100 New Games

    (Date: Wednesday, September 4, 2013)
    Or "How I Stopped Worrying About the Next-Gen Lineup and Learned to Love the Gazillion Titles Coming to Current Gen."

  • Xbox One launch date could be revealed later todayXbox One launch date could be revealed later today

    (Date: Wednesday, September 4, 2013)
    With Sony having laid down the gauntlet with the announcement of a November 15th PS4 launch date, there is increasing pressure on Microsoft to finally spill the beans on when we can expect the Xbox One to make its debut. Will MS lead, or follow?

  • Xbox Live Store featuring Call of Duty and Back-to-School SalesXbox Live Store featuring Call of Duty and Back-to-School Sales

    (Date: Tuesday, September 3, 2013)
    Back-to-School? Who are they kidding? With offers like these everyone’s likely to skip school and stay at home all week virtually shooting each other in the face.

  • Disney Store, Toys R Us list Disney Infinity gear for Nov. 26 releaseDisney Store, Toys R Us list Disney Infinity gear for Nov. 26 release

    (Date: Tuesday, September 3, 2013)
    Disney Infinity just hit store shelves with plenty of starter packs, characters and add-ons, but that’s nothing people, as the next deluge of Infinity products, including a yet-to-be-released IP, will be arriving in late November.

  • Mighty No. 9 Kickstarter reaches 900K goal in 48 hoursMighty No. 9 Kickstarter reaches 900K goal in 48 hours

    (Date: Tuesday, September 3, 2013)
    Only $1.6 Million more to go to ensure this spiritual successor to Mega Man comes to Xbox 360! Come on, Inafune fans! YOU CAN FUND IT!

  • Whitten: Not all XBOne games will have demos, no game preloads (yet)Whitten: Not all XBOne games will have demos, no game preloads (yet)

    (Date: Tuesday, September 3, 2013)
    While change in the videogame industry is usually for the better, it’s also painful at times. The Xbox One has turned its back on traditional backward compatibility, and it appears there will be less game demos as well, as games will be "just games".

  • Xbox One now in full production with improved CPU performanceXbox One now in full production with improved CPU performance

    (Date: Tuesday, September 3, 2013)
    After months of steadily inching forward with last-minute performance tweaks on the Xbox One hardware, MS’s Chief Xbox Marketing Officer Yusuf Mehdi has announced that units are now in full production, all boasting increased CPU performance.

  • XCOM: Enemy Within part of a retail special edition, no DLC plannedXCOM: Enemy Within part of a retail special edition, no DLC planned

    (Date: Tuesday, September 3, 2013)
    It appears that console gamers wanting access to the XCOM: Enemy Within expansion for the hit game XCOM: Enemy Unknown will have to pony up again for a second retail disc, as the content has been deemed too big to be released as console DLC.

  • Major Nelson on the defensive: Major Nelson on the defensive: "Xbox One development wasn't rushed"

    (Date: Tuesday, September 3, 2013)
    With a number of recently touted Xbox One features like external storage support and Kinect voice control for several regions not making launch day, MS has been forced to address growing suspicions that the console may not be quite ready for release.

  • Xbox One will support 8 controllers at once, PS4 only 4Xbox One will support 8 controllers at once, PS4 only 4

    (Date: Tuesday, September 3, 2013)
    It’s almost as if Sony looked back at how many PS3 games actually supported 7 controllers at once and deemed the feature impractical, while Microsoft elected to over-compensate this gen. Does this mean Xbox One gets 8-player FIFA while PS4 gets 4?

  • Microsoft to buy Nokia for $7.2 billionMicrosoft to buy Nokia for $7.2 billion

    (Date: Tuesday, September 3, 2013)
    In a surprise announcement Tuesday morning, the company’s Canadian CEO said that Microsoft will buy Nokia’s handset business for €5.4-billion ($7.2-billion)

  • Major Nelson: Xbox One won't support external storage at launchMajor Nelson: Xbox One won't support external storage at launch

    (Date: Monday, September 2, 2013)
    Although running out of storage space on the Xbox One’s non-removeable 500GB HDD is unlikely to be a problem at the outset for most early adopters, it’s a bit disappointing that we’ll have to wait a while before we can hook up our external drives.

  • Keiji Inafune making spiritual successor to Mega Man via KickstarterKeiji Inafune making spiritual successor to Mega Man via Kickstarter

    (Date: Monday, September 2, 2013)
    While the game is early in development and no platform has been 100% confirmed outside of PC, consoles such as Xbox 360 and potentially Xbox One will likely be stretch goals for the project.

  • Next-gen Halo will likely be called Halo 5...as it probably should beNext-gen Halo will likely be called Halo 5...as it probably should be

    (Date: Monday, September 2, 2013)
    Xbox One. PS4. Dualshock 4. Forza 5. The next generation of consoles is already obsessed with numbering things, even if some of them don’t make sense (Xbox One is not the first Xbox). So it makes sense that the next Halo game should be called Halo 5.

  • Dying Light's 'Be the Zombie' PvP multiplayer a pre-order exclusiveDying Light's 'Be the Zombie' PvP multiplayer a pre-order exclusive

    (Date: Friday, August 30, 2013)
    Seems like Techland just can’t stop churning out these zombie games. To their credit however, Dying Light shows a lot of promise and there’s also some interesting multiplayer aspects...but if you want the whole MP package, you’ll have to pre-order...

  • September's Games with Gold are Rainbow Six: Vegas and Magic 2013September's Games with Gold are Rainbow Six: Vegas and Magic 2013

    (Date: Friday, August 30, 2013)
    September’s Games with Gold titles are a tactical trip down a neon and blood spattered memory lane and a popular fantasy card trading-and-playing game you may of heard of (without the trading).

  • X1- PS4 war heats up in Europe over new PS4 bundle, voice recognitionX1- PS4 war heats up in Europe over new PS4 bundle, voice recognition

    (Date: Friday, August 30, 2013)
    Amazon has leaked a PS4 bundle including Killzone: Shadow Fall, the still- unproven PS4 camera and two Dualshock 4 controllers for €499, a direct challenge to MS’s Xbox One offering in Europe, and hints that the camera will have voice recognition too.

  • Like PS4, Xbox One will perform downloads remotely in low power modeLike PS4, Xbox One will perform downloads remotely in low power mode

    (Date: Friday, August 30, 2013)
    Earlier this week, it was confirmed by Sony’s Worldwide Studios Boss Shuhei Yoshida that the PS4 can be turned on and perform downloads remotely. Not to be outdone, MS’s Marc Whitten has confirmed that the Xbox One will be capable of doing the same.

  • Soul Calibur 2 HD brings back Spawn and Heihachi on Xbox 360 AND PS3Soul Calibur 2 HD brings back Spawn and Heihachi on Xbox 360 AND PS3

    (Date: Friday, August 30, 2013)
    Namco Bandai has just proved that we can all get along regardless our console preference by bringing back Soul Calibur 2’s formerly console-exclusive guest characters Heihachi and Spawn and making them available on BOTH Xbox 360 and PS3.

  • Kinect voice control arriving late in several launch countriesKinect voice control arriving late in several launch countries

    (Date: Friday, August 30, 2013)
    Time to pile on the Kinect again. Already fingered by MS as being the real reason behind the delayed launch of the Xbox One in Europe, it appears as though only 5 of the 12 countries will initially be able to utilize the full range of voice commands.

  • “Warface” Officially Announced for Xbox 360 – Coming 2014“Warface” Officially Announced for Xbox 360 – Coming 2014

    (Date: Friday, August 30, 2013)
    Between Crysis 3 on multi-plat and Ryse exclusively on Xbox One, Crytek has been pretty busy lately, but hey, what’s one more gorgeous game to look at and play? Get ready, because the F2P Crytek shooter Warface is making the leap from PC to Xbox 360.

  • Saints Row 4 sells more than 1 million copies, DLC announcedSaints Row 4 sells more than 1 million copies, DLC announced

    (Date: Thursday, August 29, 2013)
    Apparently, that Saints Row game managed to sell more than a few copies. Time for a good ol’ celebratory country hoe-down, and developer Volition has you covered.

  • Xbox One Will Be Given To GameStop Managers For Free At LaunchXbox One Will Be Given To GameStop Managers For Free At Launch

    (Date: Thursday, August 29, 2013)
    If you’ve ever needed a reason to loathe GameStop and EB Games store managers, you have one now.

  • White Xbox One exclusive for Microsoft employeesWhite Xbox One exclusive for Microsoft employees

    (Date: Thursday, August 29, 2013)
    If you’ve never had a reason to envy and loathe the folks who work at Microsoft, you do now.

  • MS on Xbox One's delayed launch in Europe: MS on Xbox One's delayed launch in Europe: "It's Kinect's fault"

    (Date: Thursday, August 29, 2013)
    What’s holding the Xbox One back from launching in eight European territories this Fall isn’t a supply and demand issue, but rather the Kinect voice- command localizations required for each territory. So blame Kinect. Everyone else does, even MS!

  • COD: BO 2 Apocalypse available now first on Xbox LiveCOD: BO 2 Apocalypse available now first on Xbox Live

    (Date: Wednesday, August 28, 2013)
    The highly-anticipated conclusion to the Call of Duty Season Pass has arrived! Award-winning Treyarch and Activision Publishing cap off an epic season of Call of Duty: Black Ops II downloadable content (DLC) with Apocalypse.

  • Madden NFL 25 Gen 3 to Gen 4 offerMadden NFL 25 Gen 3 to Gen 4 offer

    (Date: Wednesday, August 28, 2013)
    Today’s a special day for lots of gamers, but also one that leaves them torn. Some folks are asking themselves “Do I buy Madden NFL 25 now, or wait for next-gen in a few months?”

  • Halo 4: Game of the Year Edition will be out this OctoberHalo 4: Game of the Year Edition will be out this October

    (Date: Tuesday, August 27, 2013)
    Obviously, Halo 4 did win a handful of Game Of The Year Awards across the internet, so this edition is legit. And at only $50 for well, ALL THE CONTENT, who’s going to argue the point anyway? GOTY editions are meant to be enjoyed, not critiqued.

  • MS confirms pre-order content and bonuses for digital Xbox One gamesMS confirms pre-order content and bonuses for digital Xbox One games

    (Date: Tuesday, August 27, 2013)
    On the heels of Marc Whitten confirming that digital versions of Xbox One games will get pre-order bonuses and special edition versions just like their retail cousins, Major Nelson has detailed the pre-order swag for Ryse, Forza 5 and Dead Rising 3.

  • Points Becomes Money TodayPoints Becomes Money Today

    (Date: Monday, August 26, 2013)
    That’s right, all your Microsoft Points become cold hard cash today. Are you ready?

  • Ten Reasons To Love The Xbox One Operating SystemTen Reasons To Love The Xbox One Operating System

    (Date: Monday, August 26, 2013)
    The Xbox One operating system appears to improve upon Xbox 360’s OS in almost every way. Some of the new additions include the ability to have 6 profiles signed in at once, Kinect-enabled voice control of your TV set and apps running alongside games.

  • Killer Instinct provides a dynamic feast for the eyes AND earsKiller Instinct provides a dynamic feast for the eyes AND ears

    (Date: Monday, August 26, 2013)
    A recent YouTube video features the dynamic soundtrack tech that Killer Instinct will employ to follow the action and add the appropriate level of tension and intensity to strike thrown and every pause taken in battle. Check it out!

  • Disney Infinity to get new Toy Box updates weeklyDisney Infinity to get new Toy Box updates weekly

    (Date: Monday, August 26, 2013)
    A universe as big and populated with beloved characters as Disney needs environments just as vast and varied for players to play in, so knowing that Disney Infinity fans can expect a weekly influx of content is exciting news.

  • GTA V has gone gold, Sony accidentally leaks game assets, spoilersGTA V has gone gold, Sony accidentally leaks game assets, spoilers

    (Date: Monday, August 26, 2013)
    Grand Theft Auto V has gone gold and will be in all our grubby little hands in less than a month. Unfortunately, a screw-up via a PlayStation Store Europe preorder file has resulted in assets being leaked on the internet, containing several spoilers.

  • Killer Instinct for Xbox One's first female fighter revealedKiller Instinct for Xbox One's first female fighter revealed

    (Date: Monday, August 26, 2013)
    To quote Madonna, "Who’s that girl?" Is this character a new entrant to the franchise, or a returning fighter with a new look and style? This writer’s money is on a re-envisioned, less- stereotypical Orchid, but who knows?

  • Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to retire within 12 monthsMicrosoft CEO Steve Ballmer to retire within 12 months

    (Date: Friday, August 23, 2013)
    Board of directors initiates succession process; Ballmer remains CEO until successor is named.

  • Free Xbox One bundles for Upload Outreach participantsFree Xbox One bundles for Upload Outreach participants

    (Date: Thursday, August 22, 2013)
    If you’ve got some talent with video and truly love Xbox, Microsoft might have use for your skills. Read on to find out how you could score an Xbox One, a handful of X1 launch titles, and a sweet gig promoting them to the world via Upload Studio.

  • Metal Gear, Silent Hill and more Konami games on sale on XBLAMetal Gear, Silent Hill and more Konami games on sale on XBLA

    (Date: Thursday, August 22, 2013)
    Just in case you missed it, if you are an Xbox Live Gold member, significant savings on the Metal Gear Solid, Zone of Enders, Silent Hill and other Konami games can be had this week if you get yourself over to Xbox Live and push the "Buy" button.

  • Harrison: Xbox One and Kinect are not 'separate systems'Harrison: Xbox One and Kinect are not 'separate systems'

    (Date: Thursday, August 22, 2013)
    MS’ recent confirmation that Xbox One does not require the Kinect to be connected to operate has given many Kinect naysayers hope that the company will remove it altogether from the package and release the Xbox One at a lower price. Not happening.

  • Killer Instinct will launch without Story Mode, available in 2014Killer Instinct will launch without Story Mode, available in 2014

    (Date: Thursday, August 22, 2013)
    Have you been wondering why Killer Instinct’s most expensive SKU is only $40, even with all 8 characters, special skins, and the emulated original arcade version of Killer Instinct included? Here’s the reason: No Story Mode. That’s for Season Two.

  • Upgrade Your COD: Ghosts for only $10Upgrade Your COD: Ghosts for only $10

    (Date: Wednesday, August 21, 2013)
    Activision Announces Call of Duty: Ghosts Xbox Upgrade for a Suggested Retail Price of Just $10. Announcement Joins Other Policies Designed to Smooth Transition to Next Gen for Call of Duty Gamers. Awesome news!

  • Just Dance 2014 joins the online fraternity, brings back KaraokeJust Dance 2014 joins the online fraternity, brings back Karaoke

    (Date: Wednesday, August 21, 2013)
    Just Dance haters out there, calm down for a moment, because you and I all know that Kinect 2.0 is going to be awesome, so Just Dance 2014 will be too. Better yet, the franchise will be an online virgin no longer! NOW THAT’S A REASON TO CELEBRATE!!!

  • Microsoft details its program for Independent Developers, ID@XboxMicrosoft details its program for Independent Developers, ID@Xbox

    (Date: Wednesday, August 21, 2013)
    Microsoft has finally unveiled its plans on how it will embrace Indie developers along with larger publishers on Xbox One, and rest assured Indies, Microsoft will be there for you.

  • Castlevania: LoS 2 out next February, Mirror of Fate this OctoberCastlevania: LoS 2 out next February, Mirror of Fate this October

    (Date: Wednesday, August 21, 2013)
    As previously promised by Mercury Steam, Lords of Shadow 2 will be released in the Winter, or more specifically, February 25th, while the HD remake of it’s portable prequel, Mirror of Fate, will auspiciously be coming to XBLA this very HALLOWEEN.

  • XCOM: Enemy Unknown gets Enemy Within expansion packXCOM: Enemy Unknown gets Enemy Within expansion pack

    (Date: Wednesday, August 21, 2013)
    As previously rumored, XCOM: Enemy Unknown is getting an expansion pack titled Enemy Within on November 12th, which should prove to be a significantly satisfying extension of the popular third-person turn-based strategy game.

  • Battlefield 4 Premium: Five map packs planned through summer 2014Battlefield 4 Premium: Five map packs planned through summer 2014

    (Date: Tuesday, August 20, 2013)
    If you’re a Battlefield 3 veteran, then you know that the full experience involves a Premium Membership, and with Battlefield 4 on the horizon, you can expect to pony up an additional $50 again soon...but read on to see what you’ll get!

  • Gamescom 2013: Forza Motorsport 5 Reveals New TracksGamescom 2013: Forza Motorsport 5 Reveals New Tracks

    (Date: Tuesday, August 20, 2013)
    The star of the Forza Motorsport games have always been the cars, but a sexy set of wheels means nothing if you don’t have a gorgeous environment to drive it in. No worries, Forza 5 will definitely have you covered.

  • Killer Instinct for Xbox One priced: $5 per characterKiller Instinct for Xbox One priced: $5 per character

    (Date: Tuesday, August 20, 2013)
    8 initial characters, $5 bucks each. Or buy the whole set for $20. OR get the whole set, plus a bunch of extras and the ORIGINAL Killer Instinct arcade game for $40. No question which option I’m getting!

  • COD: Ghosts will have dedicated servers on Xbox One, Blitz mode shownCOD: Ghosts will have dedicated servers on Xbox One, Blitz mode shown

    (Date: Tuesday, August 20, 2013)
    Take that, Titanfall, says Activision! Dedicated servers on Xbox One!

  • Gamescom 2013: FIFA 14 Free With Every Xbox One Pre-Order in EuropeGamescom 2013: FIFA 14 Free With Every Xbox One Pre-Order in Europe

    (Date: Tuesday, August 20, 2013)
    Apparently as compensation for the delay of the Xbox One launch in several parts of Europe, European pre-orders of the console will come with a free copy of FIFA 14. Also announced is that FIFA Ultimate Team Legends will be an MS platform-exclusive.

  • Xbox One's 23 launch-day games revealedXbox One's 23 launch-day games revealed

    (Date: Tuesday, August 20, 2013)
    We STILL don’t know the exact launch date of Xbox One, but at least now we know what games will be launching alongside it.

  • Gamescom 2013: Fable Legends announced, Xbox One exclusive Gamescom 2013: Fable Legends announced, Xbox One exclusive

    (Date: Tuesday, August 20, 2013)
    Finally, a Fable game that promises to shake up the paradigm. Online, multi- player, and a live Dungeon Master? You can’t say you’re not intrigued!

  • Atlus Sale Attracts Bid From SEGA - That's right, SAYYYYGAAAAH!!!!Atlus Sale Attracts Bid From SEGA - That's right, SAYYYYGAAAAH!!!!

    (Date: Monday, August 19, 2013)
    Could this mean that Atlus IPs such as Dragon’s Crown and the Shin Megami Tensei RPG franchise may finally be no longer be exclusive to Japanese consoles such as the PS3 and 3DS? Yes, we got Persona Arena and Catherine, but those don’t really count!

  • Ubisoft accidentally spills beans on Xbox One exclusive Fighter WithinUbisoft accidentally spills beans on Xbox One exclusive Fighter Within

    (Date: Monday, August 19, 2013)
    Exclusives are good. Exclusives are good. Just PLEASE, don’t let this game be the lone exclusive that Microsoft is announcing at Gamescom tomorrow. And PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE let this game be MUCH, MUCH better than Ubisoft’s FIGHTERS UNCAGED!!!

  • Microsoft gets Gamescom 2013 started off early tomorrow at 4am ESTMicrosoft gets Gamescom 2013 started off early tomorrow at 4am EST

    (Date: Monday, August 19, 2013)
    If you plan to be among the first to see all the latest announcements and news tidbits from Microsoft’s Gamescom reveals, including a new exclusive game for Xbox One, you’d better be ready to get up early. Unfortunately, there will be no live stream.

  • KI's Chief Thunder officially revealed, new style, new lookKI's Chief Thunder officially revealed, new style, new look

    (Date: Thursday, August 15, 2013)
    Gone is the 90’s Mohawk, but it’s been replaced with one hundred percent more kick-ass! Chief Thunder is now a grappler, and a force to be reckoned with.

  • Forza 5 Limited Edition, Day One launch editions detailedForza 5 Limited Edition, Day One launch editions detailed

    (Date: Thursday, August 15, 2013)
    So what will it be? The snazzy Day One Edition, or the Limited Edition? I’ll be getting the one that has the Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera in it, thank you very much.

  • GTA V's Online portion is free with game purchase, available Oct. 1stGTA V's Online portion is free with game purchase, available Oct. 1st

    (Date: Thursday, August 15, 2013)
    Today Rockstar Games revealed Grand Theft Auto V Online as a persistent world with a constantly evolving multiplayer experience, and while it will be downloadable via GTA V on October 1st, it will be absolutely free, and will not be sold separately.

  • Grand Theft Auto V ONLINE official gameplay video is now LIVE!!!Grand Theft Auto V ONLINE official gameplay video is now LIVE!!!

    (Date: Thursday, August 15, 2013)
    Head over to Rockstargames.com right now and ENJOY!!!

  • Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Mirror of Fate HD spotted at retailCastlevania: Lords of Shadow Mirror of Fate HD spotted at retail

    (Date: Thursday, August 15, 2013)
    It had been hinted by Mercury Steam quite some time ago that the 3DS exclusive Castlevania: LoS Mirror of Fate may make the jump to HD consoles, as the HD assets were reportedly in existence already. Looks like that possibility is now a reality.

  • Xbox One controller support coming to PC in 2014Xbox One controller support coming to PC in 2014

    (Date: Wednesday, August 14, 2013)
    It won’t be long before we have the Xbox One in our hot little hands, but if you had plans to plug the new controller into your PC straight away and play some games there too, you’re going to have to wait a while. Hold on to that Xbox 360 controller!

  • Farming Simulator coming to Xbox 360 September 4thFarming Simulator coming to Xbox 360 September 4th

    (Date: Wednesday, August 14, 2013)
    Move over, State of Decay. Zombies are out. Running your own farm is in! All I need now is an updated Densha de Go! so I can pilot my own Japanese Bullet Train and I will be in sim heaven.

  • Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Full Burst coming to Xbox 360 Oct. 22ndNaruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3 Full Burst coming to Xbox 360 Oct. 22nd

    (Date: Wednesday, August 14, 2013)
    Because one Naruto game in one year is never enough.

  • Battlefield 4, COD: Ghosts will allow cross-platform stats, levellingBattlefield 4, COD: Ghosts will allow cross-platform stats, levelling

    (Date: Wednesday, August 14, 2013)
    In a similar fashion to their Season Passes, both Battlefield 4 and Call of Duty: Ghosts will allow gamers who own their titles on both Xbox 360 and Xbox One to transfer their stats, profile, prestige and achievements between both copies of the game.

  • Season Pass purchases will carry over from Xbox 360 to Xbox OneSeason Pass purchases will carry over from Xbox 360 to Xbox One

    (Date: Wednesday, August 14, 2013)
    In a VERY smart move, Microsoft has pledged to honor Season Pass purchases for upcoming cross-platform releases on Xbox 360 and Xbox One. Provided that you own both the Xbox One and Xbox 360 version of the same game, one Season Pass will cover both.

  • Xbox One launch delayed until 2014 in eight European marketsXbox One launch delayed until 2014 in eight European markets

    (Date: Wednesday, August 14, 2013)
    Some eager European fans of Microsoft’s next-gen console will have to wait until next year to get their hands on it -- unless they live in the U.K., Spain, France, Germany, Ireland, Austria, or Italy. But they’ll get a free game if they pre-ordered.

  • Xbox One knows when it is overheating, adjusts accordinglyXbox One knows when it is overheating, adjusts accordingly

    (Date: Wednesday, August 14, 2013)
    The running joke has always been that the Red Ring of Death was eliminated with the Xbox 360 Slim due to no red LEDs being installed in the unit at all, but REAL overheating problems should be a thing of the past with Xbox One.

  • Xbox One will still function even if Kinect isn’t plugged inXbox One will still function even if Kinect isn’t plugged in

    (Date: Monday, August 12, 2013)
    Marc Whitten has confirmed today that Xbox One will work even when the Kinect is disconnected, but in a limited sense. Experiences that specifically require Kinect will require that the camera be connected. Nonetheless, it’s still a win for everyone!

  • "Toy Story in Space" is the next Disney Infinity Play Set post-launch

    (Date: Monday, August 12, 2013)
    It’s only fitting that Disney videogame featuring ACTUAL toys would follow up its upcoming release with a play set featuring toys that come to life. Brilliant! You’ll have to buy Woody separately though. Wonder how he feels about that? DEJA VU, MAN!

  • Grand Theft Auto V Online Reveal coming this FridayGrand Theft Auto V Online Reveal coming this Friday

    (Date: Monday, August 12, 2013)
    That’s right. You have four more days before Rockstar shows you exactly why you can kiss all of your spare time goodbye on September 17th.

  • Deep Silver unveils $1M Saints Row IV Super Dangerous Wad Wad EditionDeep Silver unveils $1M Saints Row IV Super Dangerous Wad Wad Edition

    (Date: Monday, August 12, 2013)
    Would you like a copy of Saints Row IV to go along with your new Lamborghini Gallardo, Toyota Prius, and FLIGHT INTO SPACE? Bravo, Deep Silver, you’ve officially concocted THE MOST LUDICROUSLY AWESOME (and vice- versa)SPECIAL EDITION EVER SOLD, EVER.

  • Tom Clancy's The Division will take a page out of Dark SoulsTom Clancy's The Division will take a page out of Dark Souls

    (Date: Friday, August 9, 2013)
    Death will not just be a minor inconvenience in The Divsion, according to the game’s director. Players will have a very powerful incentive to play cautiously and stay alive, as dying will result in the loss of their hard-earned gear.

  • MS Points will convert to local currency with next 360 system updateMS Points will convert to local currency with next 360 system update

    (Date: Friday, August 9, 2013)
    We’ve known that this change was coming for months, but we may not have to wait much longer now. When the next Xbox 360 system update drops, MS points will be out, and your local currency will be in. Read on for the official details.

  • MS unveils a more flexible Home Gold DRM policy for Xbox OneMS unveils a more flexible Home Gold DRM policy for Xbox One

    (Date: Friday, August 9, 2013)
    It’s not the Family Sharing concept that Microsoft originally conceived back in May, but it appears that being an Xbox Live Gold member on Xbox One will be much more fleixble than on Xbox 360, allowing non-gold members more access to your content.

  • The The "end" of the CODBLOPS2 DLC Season is literally the "Apocalypse"

    (Date: Thursday, August 8, 2013)
    Call of Duty: Black Ops 2’s final DLC entry is going all out to please the fans, even going back in time to resurrect old maps, heroes and--you guessed it--ZOMBIES from Call of Duty: World at War, plus new weapons and a giant mech to run away from.

  • Below, Super TIME Force are timed Xbox platform-exclusives onlyBelow, Super TIME Force are timed Xbox platform-exclusives only

    (Date: Thursday, August 8, 2013)
    We have barely seen enough of Below to even know whether we like it yet, but like many an indie game that releases exclusively on an Xbox platform, we know it won’t be exclusive forever. Developer Capy Games clarifies within.

  • New Microsoft videos feature Xbox One’s key peripherals New Microsoft videos feature Xbox One’s key peripherals

    (Date: Thursday, August 8, 2013)
    In addition to the unboxing video posted on Xbox Wire and Major Nelson’s blog earlier today, Microsoft has released three videos focusing on the new Xbox One controller, the Headset, and the Charge and Play Kit.

  • Xbox One Unboxing VideoXbox One Unboxing Video

    (Date: Thursday, August 8, 2013)
    Larry Hryb tells us what’s in the box, and guess what? It has an included headset. That should make a lot of gamers happy!

  • Zatanna is the next Injustice: Gods Among Us DLC characterZatanna is the next Injustice: Gods Among Us DLC character

    (Date: Wednesday, August 7, 2013)
    Uh...how did this character beat Red Hood in fan votes?!? Oh well...prepare to be astounded, I guess.

  • State of Decay TU3 lets you bring an AI buddy, includes numerous fixesState of Decay TU3 lets you bring an AI buddy, includes numerous fixes

    (Date: Wednesday, August 7, 2013)
    Didn’t it drive you nuts in State of Decay when you always had to go on highly dangerous missions all by yourself, even after you’d built up a community of survivors armed to the teeth? Well now you don’t always have to go it alone.

  • Call of Duty: Ghosts gives up the ghost on on Xbox One release date?Call of Duty: Ghosts gives up the ghost on on Xbox One release date?

    (Date: Wednesday, August 7, 2013)
    It could be a case of mixed messaging, but at the moment, the Canadian Microsoft store has listed the Xbox One version of COD: Ghosts as coming out on November 5th, 2013, which means that the console will also have to be out so people can play it.

  • Xbox One Game DVR features exclusive to Xbox Live Gold members onlyXbox One Game DVR features exclusive to Xbox Live Gold members only

    (Date: Wednesday, August 7, 2013)
    Let’s face it, people. If you currently own an Xbox 360 and don’t have a current Xbox Live Gold subscription, you aren’t getting much out of your Xbox 360. This will be even more the case with Xbox One, as you’ll need Gold just to use the Game DVR.

  • Left 4 Dead 3 listing spotted at Valve headquarters by Reddit membersLeft 4 Dead 3 listing spotted at Valve headquarters by Reddit members

    (Date: Tuesday, August 6, 2013)
    Haven’t those Reddit guys ever heard of an NDA? Oh well, news of a next-gen follow up to Left 4 Dead or Half-Life is always good news, regardless of the source or the means by which it was obtained.

  • Prep for Saints Row IV with Inauguration Station TODAY!!!Prep for Saints Row IV with Inauguration Station TODAY!!!

    (Date: Tuesday, August 6, 2013)
    Did you know that the main character of Saints Row IV is fully customizable, right down to his or her sex, physical attributes (ahem) and clothing (even drag)? This free download will give you a head start before the game’s August 20th release.

  • Battlefield 4 Battlescreen app won't work with Xbox 360 version of BF4Battlefield 4 Battlescreen app won't work with Xbox 360 version of BF4

    (Date: Tuesday, August 6, 2013)
    Sigh...something had to give sooner or later. Looks like if you want to use any of BF4’s second screen features (potentially including Commander Mode), you’ll need to upgrade to a next-gen console pretty soon.

  • Xbox One will still feature Avatars, new full-body HD gamerpicsXbox One will still feature Avatars, new full-body HD gamerpics

    (Date: Monday, August 5, 2013)
    Microsoft’s Chief Xbox Platform Architect Marc Whitten confirmed today that Avatars will still be very much a part of the next-generation on Xbox One, and will be there from launch.

  • Xbox One Game DVR will record and upload gameplay vids at 720p, 30fpsXbox One Game DVR will record and upload gameplay vids at 720p, 30fps

    (Date: Monday, August 5, 2013)
    If you were planning to use your Xbox One to upload stunning Full 1080p videos of yourself humiliating noobs in Killer Instinct on Twitch, you might have to do it the old fashioned way with an external device, as the built-in DVR will only do 720p.

  • Wii U SC: Blacklist offline co-op omission confirms Xbox 360 inclusionWii U SC: Blacklist offline co-op omission confirms Xbox 360 inclusion

    (Date: Monday, August 5, 2013)
    There have been so many stories of Nintendo’s console being left out of current and next-gen game releases and features that you’d begin to think almost every Wii U loss ends up being the other platforms’ collective gain. Sucks to be a Wii U owner.

  • Playground games working on follow up to Forza Horizon, going annualPlayground games working on follow up to Forza Horizon, going annual

    (Date: Friday, August 2, 2013)
    Last Fall Turn 10’s Jon Knowles confirmed in an interview with Xbox Addict that the Forza franchise was moving towards a more annualized release strategy, and now it appears that Playground Games is already at work on the follow-up to Forza: Horizon.

  • WWE 2K14 Phenom Edition comes in Undertaker coffinWWE 2K14 Phenom Edition comes in Undertaker coffin

    (Date: Friday, August 2, 2013)
    Well, it’s not the MOST bizzare collector’s edition we’ve seen...but it’s close.

  • 2K Confirms a new XCOM game is in the works, announcement at Gamescom2K Confirms a new XCOM game is in the works, announcement at Gamescom

    (Date: Friday, August 2, 2013)
    The long-dormant XCOM franchise made a triumphant return with Enemy Unknown last year and hopes to continue the momentum with the third-person action strategy game The Bureau: XCOM Declassified, but that doesn’t mean 2K is resting on its laurels.

  • Xbox One will support external video capture devices via HDMI out portXbox One will support external video capture devices via HDMI out port

    (Date: Friday, August 2, 2013)
    Video review, video walk-through, YouTube and other online video content creators can rest easy, as it will still be possible to capture gameplay from your Xbox One via external devices, such as HD PVR. Now if only the thing could record Live TV...

  • Wolfenstein: The New Order delayed into 2014Wolfenstein: The New Order delayed into 2014

    (Date: Friday, August 2, 2013)
    Scheiße!!!

  • John Carmack enthusiastic about next-gen consoles, won't take sidesJohn Carmack enthusiastic about next-gen consoles, won't take sides

    (Date: Friday, August 2, 2013)
    Id Software co-founder John Carmack might be seen by many as a spokesperson for the PC Master Race, but he’s pretty keen on the new consoles that are coming out soon. He’s not afraid to point out where each console may be lacking, however.

  • Xbox One bumps up GPU speed by 7 percent Xbox One bumps up GPU speed by 7 percent

    (Date: Friday, August 2, 2013)
    The Xbox One is proving itself to be like an onion...the closer it gets to release, the techs fine tune it, peeling away one layer at a time, revealing a new discovery. Increased clock speed! Don’t you want to cry with happiness? An onion indeed.

  • Next-generation Tomb Raider game already Next-generation Tomb Raider game already "well into development"

    (Date: Thursday, August 1, 2013)
    Square-Enix may have laid much of the blame for its recent financials on the sales performance of Western-developed titles such as Tomb Raider, but it has not given up faith on the franchise. Like Hitman, we can expect to see Lara Croft next gen.

  • XB1 still designed to be always on--powered on, that is, for 10 yearsXB1 still designed to be always on--powered on, that is, for 10 years

    (Date: Thursday, August 1, 2013)
    No Red Rings of death to worry about with Xbox One...because this baby is designed for industrial strength use and minimal power consumption. Whether the console generation will actually last 10 years this time however is a different matter.

  • Suicidal December PS4 launch might give XBOne a two-week head startSuicidal December PS4 launch might give XBOne a two-week head start

    (Date: Thursday, August 1, 2013)
    With all the positive PR that the PS4 has enjoyed since E3, it seems foolhardy that Sony would give an edge to MS by launching their new console in mid- December when all odds point to Xbox One launching in November, but Toys R Us UK says different.

  • XB1 will support 360 headsets via adapter, may include headset in boxXB1 will support 360 headsets via adapter, may include headset in box

    (Date: Wednesday, July 31, 2013)
    Penny pinchers, rejoice! As hinted by Microsoft last month, you’ll be able to continue using your current official and third-party Xbox 360 headsets via an upcoming adapter that will be sold separately. A headset in the box may also be a possibility.

  • Direct feeback will play heavily into Xbox One’s Reputation SystemDirect feeback will play heavily into Xbox One’s Reputation System

    (Date: Wednesday, July 31, 2013)
    Online cheaters, bullies, bigots, racists, misogynists, screaming 10-year old kids and all your ilk beware, the next-generation of Xbox Live has your number. It will be watching you closer than ever, judging you, and outing you to the community.

  • Major Nelson hosting COD: Ghosts Multiplayer Premiere on Aug. 15Major Nelson hosting COD: Ghosts Multiplayer Premiere on Aug. 15

    (Date: Wednesday, July 31, 2013)
    Xbox and Call of Duty have been thick as thieves for years, and the marketing relationship between platform and franchise looks like it will continue well into the future, as Major Nelson will be hosting COD: Ghosts MP reveal on CallofDuty.com.

  • Batman Arkham Origin will have online multiplayer, and classic RobinBatman Arkham Origin will have online multiplayer, and classic Robin

    (Date: Wednesday, July 31, 2013)
    Wait! It’s not as bad as you think! In fact, it might even be awesome. The Batman and the Boy Wonder are finally reunited, interfering in a war between gangs led by the Joker and Bane. The Dynamic Duo versus two Trios of Terror. Holy mayhem, Batman!

  • Crackdown, Dead Rising 2 & Case Zero are August's Games with GoldCrackdown, Dead Rising 2 & Case Zero are August's Games with Gold

    (Date: Wednesday, July 31, 2013)
    Looks like we’ll have to wait a bit longer until the previously promised Halo 3 becomes free, but August is still looking to be the best Games with Gold month yet. Crackdown, Dead Rising 2 and the latter’s DLC, Case Zero, are all free next month!

  • Battle-themed DLC for Bioshock available today, Rapture on the wayBattle-themed DLC for Bioshock available today, Rapture on the way

    (Date: Tuesday, July 30, 2013)
    If you’ve been wondering what DLC you can expect to get when one buys the Bioshock: Infinite Season Pass, and what the heck’s been taking it so long to come out, you will be pleasantly surprised...dare we say, enRAPTURED? Read on.

  • Xbox Live Matchmaking gets smarter with Smart MatchXbox Live Matchmaking gets smarter with Smart Match

    (Date: Tuesday, July 30, 2013)
    Smart Match was first introduced in May during the Xbox One reveal, but no doubt it was lost in the confusion. Now more details have emerged about how Smart Match will making online multiplayer on Xbox One better, and MS is ready to tell you how.

  • PS4 vs. XBOne performance compared, using representative PC hardwarePS4 vs. XBOne performance compared, using representative PC hardware

    (Date: Tuesday, July 30, 2013)
    How does one kill time in the long, LONG 4-month lead-up time to the launch of Xbox One and PS4? You get Digital Foundry to build PC mock-ups of both consoles’ specs and make them fight in a graphical eye-candy battle to the death, that’s what!

  • US gamers balk at X1 accessories cost, Canucks say welcome to the clubUS gamers balk at X1 accessories cost, Canucks say welcome to the club

    (Date: Tuesday, July 30, 2013)
    $60 for a second controller? $25 for a headset? $25 for a Play and Charge Kit? Welcome to our world, Americans. This is the way we’ve been rolling since 2005.

  • Phil Fish cancels FEZ II, pouts, gathers up his toys and leavesPhil Fish cancels FEZ II, pouts, gathers up his toys and leaves

    (Date: Saturday, July 27, 2013)
    Outspoken indie dev Phil Fish has cancelled work on the sequel to FEZ (and perhaps quit the videogame industry altogether) following an argument on Twitter with Annoyed Gamer Marcus Beer. Looks like that patch for FEZ on XBLA isn’t coming after all!

  • Payday 2 plans to violently steal the show on XBLA later this summerPayday 2 plans to violently steal the show on XBLA later this summer

    (Date: Friday, July 26, 2013)
    Did you know that the sequel to the PS3- exclusive co-operative heist game, Payday, is coming out later this summer on XBLA? If you didn’t, it’s time you did. Read on for the skinny as well as links to the game’s web-series, dev diary and trailers.

  • Self-publishing coming to Xbox 360 this AugustSelf-publishing coming to Xbox 360 this August

    (Date: Friday, July 26, 2013)
    Microsoft is apparently opening the floodgates on indie-development, as the company has now confirmed that their new policies on self-publishing will now extend to the Xbox 360 as well, potentially adding years of new life to the aging console.

  • PS4 games can only potentially access up to 5.5GB of RAM vs XB1's 5GBPS4 games can only potentially access up to 5.5GB of RAM vs XB1's 5GB

    (Date: Friday, July 26, 2013)
    ALAS...HOW THE MIGHTY HAVE FALLEN...

  • Microsoft's Gamescom event is Aug. 20, self-publishers take noticeMicrosoft's Gamescom event is Aug. 20, self-publishers take notice

    (Date: Friday, July 26, 2013)
    Microsoft VP Marc Whitten has already gone on record stating that Gamescom is where Microsoft will spill all the beans on its self-publishing strategy, but most of us are just hoping to see some kick-ass Xbox One games, and LOTS OF THEM.

  • Kinect Sports: Rivals delayed to Spring 2014Kinect Sports: Rivals delayed to Spring 2014

    (Date: Friday, July 26, 2013)
    Looks like you’ll have to wait a bit longer to get your actual face and body into Kinect Sports: Rivals, as the game is being held back by Rare for extra polish and quality. Polish and quality are important! Let’s hope for a stellar Kinect 2.0 game.

  • Battlefield 4 may allow stats transfer from current-gen to nextBattlefield 4 may allow stats transfer from current-gen to next

    (Date: Friday, July 26, 2013)
    Madden and FIFA are doing it, and now Battlefield 4 might be getting in on the action as well, allowing transfer of those all important stats from your Xbox 360 version of Battlefield to your Xbox One version. You ARE buying both versions, right?

  • Madden NFL 25, FIFA 14 item data will transfer from 360 to Xbox OneMadden NFL 25, FIFA 14 item data will transfer from 360 to Xbox One

    (Date: Friday, July 26, 2013)
    Don’t think you can wait until next-gen arrives to get into the latest version of Madden or FIFA? No prob, EA has you covered, as Ultimate Team items will transfer from this year’s Xbox 360 versions to the Xbox One versions. Yep. It’s a double-dip.

  • F1 2013 Races into Stores October 8F1 2013 Races into Stores October 8

    (Date: Friday, July 26, 2013)
    Forza 5? Meh. Gran Turismo 6? Pshaw! Time to watch some REAL racing, an F1 2013 speed-lap, to be exact, complete with narration by a professional racer with a very fancy accent!

  • PES 2014 coming out on September 24th, running on FOX EnginePES 2014 coming out on September 24th, running on FOX Engine

    (Date: Thursday, July 25, 2013)
    Konami’s continually underrated answer to FIFA, Pro Evolution Soccer, is coming out early this Fall, and will be the first game to market powered by Hideo Kojima’s new FOX Engine, the same one that Metal Gear Solid: The Phantom Pain is running on.

  • VP Marc Whitten clarifies Xbox One self-publishing strategy, timelineVP Marc Whitten clarifies Xbox One self-publishing strategy, timeline

    (Date: Thursday, July 25, 2013)
    Yesterday Microsoft dropped the self- publishing bomb and made a lot of people (and potentially a whole bunch of indie devs) happy. Now we’ve got more details as to what it means and how long we can expect to wait before we’ll see results.

  • Battlelog mobile app will get a MAJOR upgrade for Battlefield 4Battlelog mobile app will get a MAJOR upgrade for Battlefield 4

    (Date: Thursday, July 25, 2013)
    If you thought that the only second- screen experience you’d be getting from Battlefield 4 is Commander Mode, think again. The currently existing Battlelog app will also be getting a serious upgrade, incorporating all kinds of cross-platform goodness.

  • Indies weigh in on Microsoft's new self-publishing stanceIndies weigh in on Microsoft's new self-publishing stance

    (Date: Thursday, July 25, 2013)
    Microsoft has shown a renewed love for indie devs with their announcement to allow self-publishing on Xbox One. But what do the indies think?

  • Saints Row 4 DLC season pass costs $10, adds anal probeSaints Row 4 DLC season pass costs $10, adds anal probe

    (Date: Wednesday, July 24, 2013)
    Butt jokes...now that’s the way to end a news day! BUTT seriously, the Saints Row Season pass is a super deal, consisting of two DLC packs, including the long- awaited Enter the Dominatrix DLC and, yeah, a weapon that goes up your ying- yang.

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition will incorporate decisions from past gamesDragon Age: Inquisition will incorporate decisions from past games

    (Date: Wednesday, July 24, 2013)
    Like Mass Effect, decisions that players have made in Dragon Age: Origins and Dragon Age II will carry over into Dragon Age: Inquisition. The details as to how are still vague, but it might be a good idea to hold on to your save files, just in case.

  • Microsoft confirms Xbox One self-publishing, hints dev-kit capabilityMicrosoft confirms Xbox One self-publishing, hints dev-kit capability

    (Date: Wednesday, July 24, 2013)
    Microsoft has confirmed today’s earlier report on Xbox Wire, but is still nebulous about the exact details, which they claim will be explained at the upcoming Gamescom event in Germany.

  • DICE: Next Star Wars game is Battlefront is well into developmentDICE: Next Star Wars game is Battlefront is well into development

    (Date: Wednesday, July 24, 2013)
    The game may have just been recently announced via a brief teaser at E3, but development on the next generation of Star Wars: Battlefront is actually well underway at DICE.

  • Microsoft: Microsoft: "No plans to introduce an Xbox One without Kinect"

    (Date: Wednesday, July 24, 2013)
    Just because Microsoft has been unexpectedly flexible with a number of their policies, doesn’t mean they’re afraid to put their foot down. The Kinect remains a mandatory, non- neogtiable part of the Xbox One, and MS believes you’ll see it’s value.

  • Microsoft may allow self-publishing on Xbox One after allMicrosoft may allow self-publishing on Xbox One after all

    (Date: Wednesday, July 24, 2013)
    Outrage from gamers and initially poor pre-order numbers forced MS to reconsider its used game, DRM and always-on policies, and now it appears that the constant tongue-lashing from indie devs has resulted in some compromise on XBONE self-publishing.

  • Batman: Arkham Origins will feature Mad Hatter in expanded roleBatman: Arkham Origins will feature Mad Hatter in expanded role

    (Date: Tuesday, July 23, 2013)
    The Hatter’s back in Batman: Arkham Origins, and he’s madder than ever...though, since this is a prequel, he actually shouldn’t be as mad as he was in Arkham City, right? Oh well, he still wants to kill The Bat, so that’s all that matters. Settled.

  • Eidos Montreal founder quits, blames Square Enix's lack of leadershipEidos Montreal founder quits, blames Square Enix's lack of leadership

    (Date: Tuesday, July 23, 2013)
    When Square Enix blamed it’s recent losses on stellar, western-produced games such as Tomb Raider, Sleeping Dogs and Hitman Absolution for not meeting the company’s unrealistic sales expectations, it was clear that upheavals were coming. Exhibit A.

  • Tom Clancy games Xbox Live's Deal of the WeekTom Clancy games Xbox Live's Deal of the Week

    (Date: Tuesday, July 23, 2013)
    Check out the link within to be taken directly to the Xbox Live Deal of the Week page, where you’ll find discounts on Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell, Rainbow Six, Ghost Recon, Hawx and Endwar titles for Xbox 360 (Xbox Live Gold Members only).

  • Analyst Says Xbox One Could Outship PS4 3-To-1 At LaunchAnalyst Says Xbox One Could Outship PS4 3-To-1 At Launch

    (Date: Tuesday, July 23, 2013)
    Despite a lackluster reveal, the Xbox One may still outsell the PS4 at launch—at least according to one analyst. More good news!

  • World of Tanks dev: Xbox Live is World of Tanks dev: Xbox Live is "totally unacceptable" for F2P

    (Date: Monday, July 22, 2013)
    The World of Tanks closed beta, albeit far from complete, is already going strong on the Xbox 360, but that doesn’t mean that everything is perfect in paradise. According to Wargaming CEO Victor Kislyi, there’s still much work for Microsoft to do.

  • Forza 5 will work out of box after all, but eventually needs onlineForza 5 will work out of box after all, but eventually needs online

    (Date: Monday, July 22, 2013)
    Forza fans can breathe a sigh of relief...you won’t need to have an internet connection to start playing Forza 5 at launch. However, if you really want to get the most out of the game (even when you’re offline), you’ll need to get online eventually.

  • Xbox 360 was Xbox 360 was "too weak" to handle Dead Rising 3

    (Date: Sunday, July 21, 2013)
    It should come as no surprise that Dead Rising 3 is a game that could not have been done on the Xbox 360...not that Capcom didn’t try. Just read the story and watch the video. Oh! And CO-OP!

  • Xbox One base features, controller impress at San Diego Comic ConXbox One base features, controller impress at San Diego Comic Con

    (Date: Sunday, July 21, 2013)
    Despite the poor PR and bad press that have hounded the Xbox One since its May reveal right up through EVO 2013, we’re finally getting some GOOD NEWS about the console where it really matters, its gaming-related features, and apparently, THEY ROCK.

  • More Borderlands 2 DLC incoming, plus new level capMore Borderlands 2 DLC incoming, plus new level cap

    (Date: Sunday, July 21, 2013)
    The Season Pass DLC has all been released, but there is still more DLC coming for Borderlands 2’s consummate fans, including a second Ultimate Vault Hunter update that increases the level cap to 72.

  • Tomb Raider sequel plans revealed by tie-in comic book writerTomb Raider sequel plans revealed by tie-in comic book writer

    (Date: Sunday, July 21, 2013)
    Square-Enix may have unfairly labelled 2012’s Tomb Raider reboot as a failure for not pulling in the expected sales numbers, but the game has its fans, and they’ll be pleased to know that Lara’s journeys are far from over on the page or on console.

  • It's not too late for an update to Dynasty Warriors 8, ain't it great?It's not too late for an update to Dynasty Warriors 8, ain't it great?

    (Date: Sunday, July 21, 2013)
    Dynasty Warriors fans on Xbox 360 have it rough. Not only are you hopelessly dedicated to a franchise that was born on PlayStation (where even there it’s ridiculed), but you got a slow, buggy version of the latest game. Koei still loves you though!

  • Another Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game coming this FallAnother Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game coming this Fall

    (Date: Sunday, July 21, 2013)
    To date, this will be the THIRD Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game to simply be titled "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" released on Xbox 360, and the second TMNT game released by Activision this year. Can’t see how that would be confusing at all.

  • Soul Calibur 2 is getting an HD upgrade, release in the FallSoul Calibur 2 is getting an HD upgrade, release in the Fall

    (Date: Saturday, July 20, 2013)
    If you were one of the Soul Calibur 2 fans that was miffed at getting Spawn in the Xbox version instead of Heihachi, that wrong has finally been righted. The game’s also getting a pretty new coat of HD paint, and ONLINE too!

  • Ubisoft: Companion apps will work on their own, as their own gameUbisoft: Companion apps will work on their own, as their own game

    (Date: Thursday, July 18, 2013)
    If you’re a cheap bastard who wants to play next-gen multiplayer games but don’t want to put up the cash for a next-gen console, then Ubisoft has some apps for you. You’ll at least need to own a modern tablet or smartphone, however.

  • Batman: Arkham Origins gets Copperhead, Copperhead gets sex changeBatman: Arkham Origins gets Copperhead, Copperhead gets sex change

    (Date: Thursday, July 18, 2013)
    In Batman: Arkham Origins, Copperhead is no longer a dude, but a female. A sexy, HIGHLY flexible female contortionist. Is this going to get weird? And will you ever be able to see the original Copperhead the same way again?

  • Strider Hiryu is back, slashing into current and next gen in 2014Strider Hiryu is back, slashing into current and next gen in 2014

    (Date: Thursday, July 18, 2013)
    Fed up with supporting roles in fighting games, Capcom’s coolest avant-garde ninja is striking out on his own again in an all new, long overdue installment in the Strider series, simply called, "Strider". And he’s got a brand new plasma-cape too.

  • PS4 launching November 13th, Xbox One November 27thPS4 launching November 13th, Xbox One November 27th

    (Date: Thursday, July 18, 2013)
    Gotta love online retailers and their website leaks. Let the speculation and excitement begin! Gotta go, I’ve got an appointment with a bookie.

  • EA and NCAA part ways, EA will still make College Football gamesEA and NCAA part ways, EA will still make College Football games

    (Date: Thursday, July 18, 2013)
    The National Collegiate Athletic Association has chosen to not renew its multi-year license agreement with Electronic Arts, but EA’s continued dominance of virtual football shall remain undaunted. Read on for the details.

  • KI's tournament scene might really be KI's tournament scene might really be "Better with Kinect"

    (Date: Thursday, July 18, 2013)
    According to Microsoft Studios creative director Adam Isgreen, Kinect for Xbox One will be able to use its facial recognition features to streamline player-switching during Killer Instinct sessions involving multiple players, even during tournaments.

  • XBOne will allow gameplay during download as well as disc installationXBOne will allow gameplay during download as well as disc installation

    (Date: Wednesday, July 17, 2013)
    Like the sleek black monolith from 2001 which it resembles, the Xbox One contains many unsolved mysteries, but one of them was cleared up today. The Xbox One will indeed allow games to be played while it is still being downloaded, or installed.

  • Ancel: SmartGlass Ancel: SmartGlass "not popular, responsive enough" for Rayman Legends

    (Date: Wednesday, July 17, 2013)
    With Rayman Legends having been originally conceived as a Wii U-only title, one would think the Wii U tablet features would also make it over to the Xbox 360 version via SmartGlass. According to Rayman creator Michel Ancel, it’s not so simple.

  • Turn 10: Forza 5 requires one-time online connection to work at allTurn 10: Forza 5 requires one-time online connection to work at all

    (Date: Wednesday, July 17, 2013)
    If you’re planning to get Forza 5 and you don’t have access to high-speed internet, you’d better have a tether- capable smartphone with a large data cap available, as Forza 5 will need to download additional content from the internet to work AT ALL.

  • Capcom Publisher, Mortal Kombat and Crysis 3 DLC ON SALE this week!Capcom Publisher, Mortal Kombat and Crysis 3 DLC ON SALE this week!

    (Date: Tuesday, July 16, 2013)
    MS is following up its Ultimate Game Sale with some timely deals! Several Capcom games are on sale, including SSFIV at 50% off (just in time for the 2014 update), Crysis 3’s lone DLC pack is 50% off, and Mortal Kombat (both game and DLC) are on sale!

  • Games with Gold: Assassin’s Creed II FREE July 16th-30thGames with Gold: Assassin’s Creed II FREE July 16th-30th

    (Date: Tuesday, July 16, 2013)
    You knew it was coming, it’s finally here. Make some space on your hard drive or USB and go get it! Select Assassin’s Creed games and related DLC are also on sale, too.

  • Undead Labs talks State of Decay Title Update 3, Sandbox ModeUndead Labs talks State of Decay Title Update 3, Sandbox Mode

    (Date: Tuesday, July 16, 2013)
    The once buggy State of Decay may be fixed for the most part, and the many people who loved it may have already finished it twice over by now, but Undead Labs is still working on incentives to play through it again, as hinted in a recent livestream.

  • Pre-Ordering WWE 2K14 gets you the Ultimate WarriorPre-Ordering WWE 2K14 gets you the Ultimate Warrior

    (Date: Tuesday, July 16, 2013)
    A wrestling legend has stepped forward to assist 2K Sports in securing your WWE 2K14 pre-order. The Ultimate Warrior, complete with sinewy body and big hair compels you. Okay, well in the video he’s buzzed off the hair, but you get the idea.

  • Killer Instinct trailer highlights Glacius, teases Chief ThunderKiller Instinct trailer highlights Glacius, teases Chief Thunder

    (Date: Monday, July 15, 2013)
    The next character to be revealed in Killer Instinct will be Chief Thunder, at least the end of this video would have us believe.

  • Killer Instinct, XB1 road to respect an uphill battle follwing EVO '13Killer Instinct, XB1 road to respect an uphill battle follwing EVO '13

    (Date: Monday, July 15, 2013)
    KI is shaping up to be a fantastic- looking game, but its presentation at EVO 2013 was its first official presentation in front of its harshest critics, the tournament fighter community, and was literally booed by the audience. Chin up, Double Helix!

  • Next Injustice: GAU DLC character is Martian ManhunterNext Injustice: GAU DLC character is Martian Manhunter

    (Date: Monday, July 15, 2013)
    The inclusion of alien superhero J’onn J’onzz was hinted way back via his cameo at the end of the Injustice trailer for Scorpion, but now it’s official, along with a new John Stewart Green Lantern skin. Seems like the theme this month is "John."

  • Upcoming SSFIV: AE update is now Ultra Street Fighter IVUpcoming SSFIV: AE update is now Ultra Street Fighter IV

    (Date: Monday, July 15, 2013)
    ULTRA COMBOOOO...oh wait. Wrong game.

  • Digital update to Super Street Fighter IV Arcade announced at EVO Digital update to Super Street Fighter IV Arcade announced at EVO

    (Date: Sunday, July 14, 2013)
    Here comes a new challenger! Five of them, in fact. Rolento, Elena, Hugo, Poison and an all-new, yet-to-be- announced fighter will be added, along with six new stages, more balances and tweaks, and a new title name, all to be released on disc & DLC.

  • Modern Day sections of Assassin's Creed 4 are optionalModern Day sections of Assassin's Creed 4 are optional

    (Date: Saturday, July 13, 2013)
    If you weren’t a fan of Desmond and the entire present-day storyline of the Assassin’s Creed saga, Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag will be the first game that allows you to completely avoid it if you don’t want to. Sign me up!

  • Ace Combat Infinity trademarked, Teaser Website opened by AC team Ace Combat Infinity trademarked, Teaser Website opened by AC team

    (Date: Saturday, July 13, 2013)
    That’s right, another Ace Combat game is on the "Assault Horizon". If you don’t like it, "Go fly with the angels" and perish in the "Fires of Liberation!" (UPDATE: Unfortunately it will be a download-only game for PS3. BOO!)

  • Far Cry Sequel News Coming Soon, Says UbisoftFar Cry Sequel News Coming Soon, Says Ubisoft

    (Date: Saturday, July 13, 2013)
    Was another Far Cry game ever in doubt, after the runaway success of Far Cry 3? The REALLY big question is, will it be on current gen, next gen or both?

  • Cyber attack hits Konami, change your passwordCyber attack hits Konami, change your password

    (Date: Saturday, July 13, 2013)
    First Ubisoft, now Konami. I knew I shouldn’t have made my last password "UP UP DOWN DOWN LEFT RIGHT LEFT RIGHT B A START"!

  • Microsoft: ‘Shame on Us’ for Xbox One MessagingMicrosoft: ‘Shame on Us’ for Xbox One Messaging

    (Date: Saturday, July 13, 2013)
    Did you know that there’s a petition going around demanding that Microsoft reverse their post-E3 reversal? Well, according to Marc Whitten, head of the Xbox One team, it’s not happening, but compromises such as Family Sharing may still come back.

  • GameTrailers KI Developer Diary video outs blood, Tag Team ModeGameTrailers KI Developer Diary video outs blood, Tag Team Mode

    (Date: Friday, July 12, 2013)
    Looks like a new coat of paint won’t be the only thing new in the XBOne remake of Killer Instinct. A recent "making-of" video on the game has confirmed that blood is in, and a brief shot displaying a third character icon may have outed a tag mode.

  • NHL '94 mode in NHL 14NHL '94 mode in NHL 14

    (Date: Friday, July 12, 2013)
    For many a gamer of a "certain age", NHL ’94 was the pinnacle of virtual hockey greatness, even among those who didn’t really understand hockey. Well, now you’ll be able to invite such fellows over for a game without breaking out the SNES or Genesis.

  • World of Tanks Beta rolls out massive fixes for the weekendWorld of Tanks Beta rolls out massive fixes for the weekend

    (Date: Friday, July 12, 2013)
    If you’re already in the World of Tanks closed beta, then you can look forward to a bucket-load of improvements during this weekend’s play sessions. Wargaming.net is still accepting submissions for beta codes, so sign up! We’ve got the link inside.

  • Capcom hit by layoffs, senior VP Christian Svensson outCapcom hit by layoffs, senior VP Christian Svensson out

    (Date: Friday, July 12, 2013)
    Yesterday, Capcom U.S. saw the voluntary departure of Senior V.P. Christian Svensson amid a impending swath of layoffs within the company, which Capcom has claimed is part of a major restructuring in preparation for the next generation of hardware.

  • WayForward’s DuckTales sales strategy is Way BackwardWayForward’s DuckTales sales strategy is Way Backward

    (Date: Thursday, July 11, 2013)
    So let me understand this. You build unanimous excitement around your upcoming HD remake of DuckTales, then choose to release it on disc for PS3 only, and release the XBLA version a month later than every other platform? Install base, anyone?

  • It's Official: Julie Larson-Green is the new head of XboxIt's Official: Julie Larson-Green is the new head of Xbox

    (Date: Thursday, July 11, 2013)
    As rumored earlier this month, former Windows Division head Julie Larson-Green will now be in charge of all things Xbox. Time will tell how this affects the XBOne and Xbox 360’s street cred with the hardcore. Let’s hope Julie is a closet core-gamer!

  • Get YOUR achievement idea in Fable Anniversary!Get YOUR achievement idea in Fable Anniversary!

    (Date: Wednesday, July 10, 2013)
    One great thing that people often forget about when an Xbox Classic gets the HD Remake treatment is that they can play the game once again, this time with Achievements. And now, one very creative Fable fan will have the chance to be immortalized!

  • Microsoft Studios and Frontier Developments talk Zoo TycoonMicrosoft Studios and Frontier Developments talk Zoo Tycoon

    (Date: Wednesday, July 10, 2013)
    One returning franchise announced as an Xbox One and Xbox 360 exclusive early on at E3 2013 was Zoo Tycoon. Microsoft Studios and Frontier Developments share what will be new about this iteration and how it will take advantage of the Kinect hardware.

  • Rambo: The Video Game emerges from hidingRambo: The Video Game emerges from hiding

    (Date: Wednesday, July 10, 2013)
    Old friend, it’s been far too long! ...But...a RAIL SHOOTER?!?

  • Dark Souls 2 to let players freely seek out their untimely deathDark Souls 2 to let players freely seek out their untimely death

    (Date: Wednesday, July 10, 2013)
    According to Dark Souls 2’s director Yui Tanimura, Dark Souls 2 will grant players far more freedom of exploration and even let them jump ahead to later parts of the game if they wish, provided they are brave enough and skilled enough to survive.

  • Even more reasons why GTA V will consume your lifeEven more reasons why GTA V will consume your life

    (Date: Wednesday, July 10, 2013)
    For those of you that missed the tattoo and car customization of GTA III San Andreas, the recent GTA V gameplay trailer has already revealed plenty to suit your fancy, but you’ll be able to customize guns as well, and trade your sweet rides online!

  • Grand Theft Auto V Gunplay is stepping it's game upGrand Theft Auto V Gunplay is stepping it's game up

    (Date: Wednesday, July 10, 2013)
    The GTA franchise has never had the best shooting mechanics, but with Red Dead Redemption and Max Payne 3 under Rockstar’s belt since GTA IV, gun combat has been long overdue for an upgrade in a GTA game. Read on to see what’s better in GTA V.

  • Rockstar reveals first official gameplay video for GTA VRockstar reveals first official gameplay video for GTA V

    (Date: Tuesday, July 9, 2013)
    We’re going to make this easy for you. 1) Click on this story. 2) Watch video. 3) Defecate in your pants. 4) With pants still soiled, pre-order this game if you haven’t already, because there’s no time to waste, mutha-fatha!!!

  • Halo 4 Championship Bundle coming August 20thHalo 4 Championship Bundle coming August 20th

    (Date: Monday, July 8, 2013)
    Didn’t feel like taking part in the Halo 4 Championship but you still want access to the associated bling-bling? No problem! On August 20th you’ll be able to buy Championship skins for your Spartan and weapons, and play an all new gravball mode!

  • Aliens: Colonial Marines DLC apparently Aliens: Colonial Marines DLC apparently "Not Interrupted"

    (Date: Monday, July 8, 2013)
    A leaked list of new trophy achievements for a DLC pack called "Stasis Interrupted" for the PS3 version of Aliens: Colonial Marines seem to indicate that despite being late, Gearbox still intends to make good on their Season Pass obligations.

  • Summer of Arcade Dates and Prices RevealedSummer of Arcade Dates and Prices Revealed

    (Date: Monday, July 8, 2013)
    Summer of Arcade is just around the corner, and the lineup is not half bad (literally)! Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons and Flashback look like sure-fire winners, and Charlie Murder is an intriguing XBLA exclusive. There’s a special deal if you buy two!

  • The Walking Dead The Walking Dead "400 Days" DLC now available on Xbox Live

    (Date: Friday, July 5, 2013)
    For those of you who have finished Season 1 of The Walking Dead: The Video Game and can’t wait to play through the inevitable Season 2, developer Telltale Games has just the thing. It’s only 400 MS points, one MS point for each zombie- infested day.

  • Fez is finally getting a patch on Xbox Live ArcadeFez is finally getting a patch on Xbox Live Arcade

    (Date: Friday, July 5, 2013)
    Say what you will about the lateness of this news, but this is actually a sign of progress! Console owners who have felt their Xbox Live Arcade version of FEZ is lesser than it’s PC counterpart can now celebrate, soon they’ll have a fixed version.

  • Final Day of Xbox Live Ultimate Game Sale is TodayFinal Day of Xbox Live Ultimate Game Sale is Today

    (Date: Friday, July 5, 2013)
    The Ultimate Game Sale ends on a high note with Tomb Raider, XCOM: Enemy Unknown, Bioshock Infinite, Gears of War: Judgement, Hitman: Absolution and Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance. Lots of savings and colons (:) to be found.

  • (UPDATE) Sign up for the 2013 Xbox Live Update Xbox 360 Public Beta(UPDATE) Sign up for the 2013 Xbox Live Update Xbox 360 Public Beta

    (Date: Friday, July 5, 2013)
    Good news, it’s that time once again where a select number of Xbox Live Members can get a sneak peak at the next Xbox Live Update before everyone else, and this time you can sign up via the dashboard. Now available in Canada!

  • Xbox One's Kinect camera will be able to read QR codesXbox One's Kinect camera will be able to read QR codes

    (Date: Thursday, July 4, 2013)
    If you were dying to have the ability to redeem a DLC, Xbox Live Membership or MS Points code by holding it up in front of your Kinect camera, then the Xbox One is your console.

  • Microsoft will hold press conference at Gamescom this yearMicrosoft will hold press conference at Gamescom this year

    (Date: Thursday, July 4, 2013)
    For the first time since 2005, Microsoft will be holding a press conference at Gamescom in Cologne, Germany. As Gamescom is the world’s largest videogame conference, the event should provide MS with the perfect stage to mount an Xbox One PR comeback.

  • Xbox Live Ultimate Game Sale Day 3 is on NOW!Xbox Live Ultimate Game Sale Day 3 is on NOW!

    (Date: Thursday, July 4, 2013)
    The Witcher 3, Forza Horizon, The Orange Box, Left 4 Dead 2 and Crysis 3 round out today’s one-day-only deals, and there’s still plenty of persistent deals up until July 8th. One more 24-hour sale day to go, so grab what you can while you can!

  • State of Decay won't be getting multiplayerState of Decay won't be getting multiplayer

    (Date: Wednesday, July 3, 2013)
    While the game’s survivalist-horror simulation nature literally screams for some co-operative multiplayer, State of Decay developer Undead Labs has confirmed that it won’t be happening, at least not for this installment in the franchise.

  • Microsoft actually gives a damn about your Microsoft actually gives a damn about your "Reputation"

    (Date: Wednesday, July 3, 2013)
    One thing that we can all expect on Xbox One is a completely overhauled Xbox Live, and Microsoft plans to have a new system in place that will bring like- minded gamers together like never before while keeping undesirables out. Read on for details.

  • Mad Max will have an Australian accent after allMad Max will have an Australian accent after all

    (Date: Wednesday, July 3, 2013)
    If the videogame industry has taught us anything in the past month, it’s that when gamers congregate on social media and protest, the industry listens to them (and pre-order numbers). Mad Max will no longer be a Yank, he’s still an Aussie. Victory!

  • Diablo console versions orignally planned to be always-onlineDiablo console versions orignally planned to be always-online

    (Date: Wednesday, July 3, 2013)
    Thankfully, the large number of offline Xbox 360 and PS3 owners convinced Blizzard to include an offline mode. Also, crafted items will tailor their stats more to the class that crafted them, and class-in-play-related items will drop more frequently.

  • Titanfall Breaks Records with Six Game Critic Award WinsTitanfall Breaks Records with Six Game Critic Award Wins

    (Date: Wednesday, July 3, 2013)
    Titanfall was easily one of the best standout titles shown at E3 2013, and now the critics have spoken, bestowing no less than six awards on this highly- anticipated title, which by the way is exclusive to the Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC platforms.

  • Assassin's Creed II will be July's second GwG titleAssassin's Creed II will be July's second GwG title

    (Date: Wednesday, July 3, 2013)
    We’ve said it once, and we’ll say it again: Better late than never. Assassin’s Creed II will be the next free "Games with Gold" game for Xbox Live Gold subscribers between July 16th and the end of the month.

  • Halo 4 Global Championship Announced, $500K in prizes on the lineHalo 4 Global Championship Announced, $500K in prizes on the line

    (Date: Wednesday, July 3, 2013)
    Today 343 Industries announced the Halo 4 Global Championship.” They have teamed up with Virgin Gaming for this global tournament. Read on for the details from the official press release.

  • Ultimate Game Sale Day 2 is now in session on Xbox LiveUltimate Game Sale Day 2 is now in session on Xbox Live

    (Date: Wednesday, July 3, 2013)
    If you like yourself some Lego games, Monopoly, Table Tennis or Kinect Sports, then this is your day to spend and save!

  • Windows chief set to replace Don Mattrick as Xbox bossWindows chief set to replace Don Mattrick as Xbox boss

    (Date: Wednesday, July 3, 2013)
    Don Mattrick may be gone, but Xbox One’s march towards unification with Windows 8 has not been deterred in the slightest, as Windows boss Julie Larson-Green will be absorbing his job. On the bright side, a female perspective might be a good thing...

  • GTA V will come on two discs, mandatory install, no swappingGTA V will come on two discs, mandatory install, no swapping

    (Date: Tuesday, July 2, 2013)
    As expected, GTA V will be too gargantuan a game to fit on one Xbox 360 disc, but unlike Mass Effect 2 & 3, you’ll make one mandatory install onto your HDD or USB drive and run the game entirely from the second disc. IN YO FACE, KOJIMA!

  • Launch copies of Killer is Dead will come with extrasLaunch copies of Killer is Dead will come with extras

    (Date: Tuesday, July 2, 2013)
    It’s great fan-service stuff like this that is slowing the game industry’s gradual shift towards a 100% digital future, and frankly, I wouldn’t have it any other way.

  • Ubisoft HACKED; logins compromised, payment details safeUbisoft HACKED; logins compromised, payment details safe

    (Date: Tuesday, July 2, 2013)
    If you have a Ubisoft account of any sort, and other accounts using the same login info, it’s highly recommended that you change them right away as your information maybe compromised. Read on for the link where you can get your Ubi account sorted.

  • Mattrick’s departure will be Xbox One’s pivot pointMattrick’s departure will be Xbox One’s pivot point

    (Date: Tuesday, July 2, 2013)
    Former Xbox boss’ move to Zynga must have been long-planned, but it gives Microsoft a chance to fight back from a horrific month.

  • Call of Duty: Ghosts will have collapsing buildings too!Call of Duty: Ghosts will have collapsing buildings too!

    (Date: Tuesday, July 2, 2013)
    Battlefield 4 has "Devolution" and a big skyscraper that can be brought down in one of its multiplayer maps. COD: Ghosts will have a "Free Fall" MP map as pre- order DLC. But are they they really the same thing and is Free Fall worth the deposit?

  • Lighting Returns: FFXIII pre-order DLC is Cloud Strife costumeLighting Returns: FFXIII pre-order DLC is Cloud Strife costume

    (Date: Tuesday, July 2, 2013)
    Don’t lie. You FFXIII fanboys and girls really wanted this, even though you know it’s totally icky and weird on a number of levels. Well, they did it, so go plunk down your pre-order money.

  • Xbox Live Deals of the Week, Weekly UpdateXbox Live Deals of the Week, Weekly Update

    (Date: Tuesday, July 2, 2013)
    Don’t forget, in addition to this week’s Ultimate Game Sale, there’s the regular Deal of the Week, which has a few winners in it. Best deal: Select Borderlands 2 DLC is 50% off, perfect if you’re buying Borderlands 2 for $10 in today’s UGS sale!

  • Xbox Live Ultimate Game Sale starts TODAYXbox Live Ultimate Game Sale starts TODAY

    (Date: Tuesday, July 2, 2013)
    Once again, MS is holding an Ultimate Game Sale on Xbox Live, where the usual weekly sales (meh) give way to significant discounts on a number of high profile games (most for one day only). Among today’s steals: Max Payne 3, AC III and Borderlands 2!

  • Games with Gold now ActiveGames with Gold now Active

    (Date: Tuesday, July 2, 2013)
    Better late than never. Defense Grid: The Awakening is now available for free to Xbox Live Gold Members until July 16th.

  • Bling up your 360 with a gold chrome controllerBling up your 360 with a gold chrome controller

    (Date: Tuesday, July 2, 2013)
    Microsoft is following up their Limited Edition Red, Blue and Silver Chrome controllers with a Gold edition, for those of you that only want to be seen playing with THE very best of interface options.

  • Don Mattrick leaving Microsoft for Zynga (UPDATE)Don Mattrick leaving Microsoft for Zynga (UPDATE)

    (Date: Monday, July 1, 2013)
    The only person who probably had a rougher time at E3 than Microsoft is Don Mattrick, who is not only the head of Xbox, but has recently become the face of all things awkward and controversial about Xbox One. Well, word is he’s moving on to Zynga.

  • First Games with Gold game will NOT be AC2First Games with Gold game will NOT be AC2

    (Date: Monday, July 1, 2013)
    If you thought the mixed messages that came out of E3 only surrounded the Xbox One, you’d be wrong, as apparently, there was a big misunderstanding WITHIN MICROSOFT regarding the first games that would be available for the "Games with Gold program".

  • Google Building Android Game ConsoleGoogle Building Android Game Console

    (Date: Saturday, June 29, 2013)
    Google Inc. is developing a videogame console and wristwatch powered by its Android operating system.

  • Xbox One final RAM specs will be improvedXbox One final RAM specs will be improved

    (Date: Friday, June 28, 2013)
    Calm down tech-heads! MS hasn’t swapped the 8GB DDR3 RAM in the Xbox One for the faster DDR5 variety, but the previously announced specs for its RAM may have been a tad conservative. How so? Put on your reading glasses, fellow geeks...it’s a doozy.

  • Martin Brodeur Is NHL 14 Cover AthleteMartin Brodeur Is NHL 14 Cover Athlete

    (Date: Friday, June 28, 2013)
    EA announced today that New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur has been selected by fans as the EA SPORTS NHL 14 cover athlete.

  • Final Borderlands 2 DLC, Final Borderlands 2 DLC, "Tiny Tina" out now!

    (Date: Friday, June 28, 2013)
    Another popular game with an extremely prolific amount of DLC content is Borderlands 2, which has been churning out regular releases since Fall of last year. The last installment, "Tiny Tina’s Assault on Dragon Keep" is out now, and it’s VERY D&D.

  • Gears of War: Judgment DLC Lost Relics out now!Gears of War: Judgment DLC Lost Relics out now!

    (Date: Friday, June 28, 2013)
    With all the recent drama surrounding Xbox One and Paula Deen, you probably forgot that there was some GoW: Judgement DLC incoming, right? Well, we’re righting that wrong right now because the content is no longer Season Pass exclusive! Get on it!

  • Saints Row IV DLC gets Saints Row IV DLC gets "super"

    (Date: Friday, June 28, 2013)
    Enjoy your reign while it lasts, Injustice: Gods Among Us. Not only does the President of the United States in Saints Row IV have superpowers, but he’s bringing his snazzy super-duds too! If you want to try them on, you’ll have to pay though.

  • State of Decay Title Updates 1 & 2 are now live!State of Decay Title Updates 1 & 2 are now live!

    (Date: Friday, June 28, 2013)
    If you’ve been putting off playing or purchasing State of Decay because you’ve been waiting for the latest patch to drop, your wait is now over. Title Updates 1 & 2 are now available to auto- download, bringing with them a "horde" of improvements.

  • Xbox Announces Deal with Time Warner CableXbox Announces Deal with Time Warner Cable

    (Date: Friday, June 28, 2013)
    In a landmark deal announcement for Xbox 360 and Time Warner Cable customers, we’re excited to share a new partnership that will deliver up to 300 of the most popular live TV channels to Xbox 360 for Xbox Live Gold members.

  • Xbox Live Ultimate Game Sale PreviewXbox Live Ultimate Game Sale Preview

    (Date: Friday, June 28, 2013)
    Next week, the Xbox Live Marketplace will kick off their “Ultimate Game Sale” and they sent over this list of upcoming titles that are scheduled to be on sale.

  • Free XBOne T-Shirt available for your 360 AvatarFree XBOne T-Shirt available for your 360 Avatar

    (Date: Thursday, June 27, 2013)
    Whatever issues you may have with the Xbox One, put your gripes aside for a moment. This is a free Avatar T-Shirt we are talking about. I already have mine on. I’m serious! You DID pre-order your Day One Xbox One console, right?

  • $379.99 Xbox One Basic Unit in MS’s plan$379.99 Xbox One Basic Unit in MS’s plan

    (Date: Thursday, June 27, 2013)
    Microsoft has clearly been responding to the demands of the hardcore lately with it’s sudden reversals of its Xbox One always-on DRM and used game policies, and now they might be going one step further, providing a "Kinect-less" Xbox One option.

  • XBOne will support older headsets via an adapterXBOne will support older headsets via an adapter

    (Date: Thursday, June 27, 2013)
    Owners of first and third-party Xbox 360 headsets can now rejoice, as Microsoft will be providing an adapter that will allow older headsets to be used with the Xbox One. It’s unclear whether the adapter will come in the box or be sold separately.

  • MS no longer charging devs fees to patch gamesMS no longer charging devs fees to patch games

    (Date: Thursday, June 27, 2013)
    Like it or not, even if you prefer to play games offline, regular online game patches have become necessary to address unforseen, post-release bugs in this generation. Thankfully, Microsoft has taken some steps to speed up this process going forward.

  • State of Decay TU2 patch submitted, awaiting certState of Decay TU2 patch submitted, awaiting cert

    (Date: Thursday, June 27, 2013)
    Those of you who have been waiting for State of Decay’s second update patch before continuing to play the game shouldn’t have long to wait now. Title Update 2 has been submitted and is awaiting certification, so it should be available any day now.

  • Saints Row IV refused classification in AustraliaSaints Row IV refused classification in Australia

    (Date: Thursday, June 27, 2013)
    So alien drugs, abductions and anal probes are considered to be too raunchy and violent in your country? AWW COME O-- Oh. Well, okay, I can see how you came to that conclusion.

  • State of Decay refused classification in AustraliaState of Decay refused classification in Australia

    (Date: Thursday, June 27, 2013)
    Uh...so using the stimulants in my backpack to stave off zombie infection equates to illicit drug use in your country? AWW COME ON!!!! Aren’t Canada and Australia both part of The Commonwealth?!? I mean, COME ON!!!

  • MS: Crackdown tease at XBOne reveal just a teaseMS: Crackdown tease at XBOne reveal just a tease

    (Date: Thursday, June 27, 2013)
    If you were one of the folks who noticed a Crackdown icon during the May 21st reveal of Microsoft’s next console, you weren’t dreaming and it wasn’t an accident, but it doesn’t explicitly mean that a Crackdown sequel is imminent. Let’s hope, though.

  • Bioshock Infinite paid DLC available, no SP DLCBioshock Infinite paid DLC available, no SP DLC

    (Date: Thursday, June 27, 2013)
    Bioshock Infinite Season Pass purchasers will have to make do for now with a $6 DLC pack that contains content from the Premium and Ultimate Songbird editions, as the promised single-player DLC is still in development.

  • Xbox One headset will be sold separatelyXbox One headset will be sold separately

    (Date: Wednesday, June 26, 2013)
    Breaking with an 8-year tradition, Microsoft will not be including a headset with the Xbox One, as it already has the Kinect. The sound you just heard was the collective groan of long- suffering wives and girlfriends worldwide.

  • Project Spark Beta now accepting applicationsProject Spark Beta now accepting applications

    (Date: Monday, June 24, 2013)
    Originally showcased at E3 as an Xbox One title, Project Spark in fact is a "game creation" game coming to Xbox One, Xbox 360, and Windows 8 PC that will use SmartGlass integration and Kinect voice commands. What are you waiting for? Sign up!

  • Terraria Collector’s Edition coming July 16thTerraria Collector’s Edition coming July 16th

    (Date: Monday, June 24, 2013)
    Terraria will be getting a Collector’s Edition next month, and while it may have made a name for itself as a digital download, the CE will include a physical disc copy of the game, along some nice, tangible swag.

  • EA: Expect cross-generation games for next 2 yearsEA: Expect cross-generation games for next 2 years

    (Date: Monday, June 24, 2013)
    With games like Titanfall, Assassin’s Creed 4, Thief, Battlefield 4, MGS V and COD: Ghosts all coming to current-gen consoles as well as next-gen, Xbox 360 owners are sitting pretty. Expect the trend to continue for a couple more years, says EA.

  • Microsoft fortifies Cloud with $700M in serversMicrosoft fortifies Cloud with $700M in servers

    (Date: Monday, June 24, 2013)
    Remember those 300,000 servers that Microsoft said would be powering the Xbox One? Well some serious headway was made on those claims today, as MS plans to buy some serious online real-estate via a new datacenter in Iowa.

  • Respawn explains Titanfall, the Cloud and Xbox 360Respawn explains Titanfall, the Cloud and Xbox 360

    (Date: Monday, June 24, 2013)
    I’ll bet Don Mattrick wished he had someone like Respawn’s Jon Shiring taking questions at E3, as you’re bound to find this article FASCINATING. That AND the fact that Titanfall on Xbox 360 & PC will ALSO take advantage of Microsoft’s cloud servers!

  • Girl Fight coming to XBLA this FallGirl Fight coming to XBLA this Fall

    (Date: Monday, June 24, 2013)
    If you’re looking for an alternative, scantily-clad-women-fighting-other- scantily-clad-women fighting game to the Dead or Alive franchise, you probably can’t go wrong with Girl Fight. Then again, you could. You probably could. You be the judge.

  • World of Tanks beta sign ups are still openWorld of Tanks beta sign ups are still open

    (Date: Monday, June 24, 2013)
    World of Tanks comes to Xbox 360 with the custom built version of the global online multiplayer phenomenon dedicated to tank warfare in the mid-20th century. Go sign up for the beta!

  • Dead Rising 3 has SmartGlass-exclusive missionsDead Rising 3 has SmartGlass-exclusive missions

    (Date: Monday, June 24, 2013)
    Dead Rising 3 will be one of the first Xbox One titles to incorporate Microsoft’s SmartGlass app in actual gameplay, and may also be the title to push FULL SmartGlass compatibility on devices other than Win 8 phones and Surface (i.e. iOS, Android).

  • Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z coming to Xbox 360Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z coming to Xbox 360

    (Date: Monday, June 24, 2013)
    This FIFTH Dragon Ball Z installment comes with a double dose of Z (and a Super Saiyan God form)!

  • Injustice GAU to get Man of Steel skinInjustice GAU to get Man of Steel skin

    (Date: Sunday, June 23, 2013)
    We all knew they were going to do it eventually, and hey, you gotta admit, its pretty cool that they’re doing it. Now the only thing that’s missing is a Superman II Terrence Stamp skin and voice for Zod. Terrence isn’t THAT busy these days people!

  • No Titanfall single-player due to small teamNo Titanfall single-player due to small team

    (Date: Saturday, June 22, 2013)
    Titanfall will exclusively feature a multiplayer campaign with narrative but will not have a single-player campaign. Respawn co-founder Vince Zampella explains that for his small 60-man studio, focusing on solely on multiplayer is time better spent.

  • Halo Reclaimer storyline may go beyond a trilogyHalo Reclaimer storyline may go beyond a trilogy

    (Date: Saturday, June 22, 2013)
    Good news for Master Chief fans. While the next Halo game has not been given a number, it is indeed the next game in the series, as opposed to a spin off (like Halo: Reach or Halo 3: ODST). Also, the Reclaimer Trilogy is now being considered a Saga.

  • Games with Gold a bi-weekly promotionGames with Gold a bi-weekly promotion

    (Date: Friday, June 21, 2013)
    Wondering when you’ll be able to get those 2 free 360 games with your Gold account that MS has been talking about? The 1st and 15th of every month starting in July, but only one game will be free at a time. (NB: Fable 3 is available free right now!)

  • Xbox One Kinect may face legal hurdlesXbox One Kinect may face legal hurdles

    (Date: Friday, June 21, 2013)
    Just when we thought the Xbox One’s pre- launch troubles were over, members of the US Government are now weighing-in on Kinect 2.0. A new privacy bill has been proposed that may severely hamper the device’s functions with mandatory on- screen EULAs.

  • General Zod coming to Injustice: GAU July 2ndGeneral Zod coming to Injustice: GAU July 2nd

    (Date: Friday, June 21, 2013)
    KNEEL BEFORE ZOD!!!

  • Doodle Jump Kinect launching June 28 on XBLADoodle Jump Kinect launching June 28 on XBLA

    (Date: Thursday, June 20, 2013)
    Doodle Jump Kinect, the Kinect-based version of the popular mobile game, will be released June 28 on Xbox Live Arcade for 400 Microsoft Points ($5), publisher D3Publisher announced today.

  • Xbox One will require Day One UpdateXbox One will require Day One Update

    (Date: Thursday, June 20, 2013)
    While the Xbox One no longer requires to be always online to work, you’re still going to need to connect it to the internet somehow to download the first mandatory update. It’s nothing that a decent smartphone or mobile wifi hotspot can’t fix though.

  • Thief coming to Xbox 360 as well as Xbox OneThief coming to Xbox 360 as well as Xbox One

    (Date: Thursday, June 20, 2013)
    Were you one of the many Garrett fans who were heartbroken when it was announced the next Thief game would be leapfrogging current generation consoles? Well weep no more, as the game will also be coming to Xbox 360, also courtesy of Eidos Montreal.

  • New XBOne policy means Family Share, No Disc outNew XBOne policy means Family Share, No Disc out

    (Date: Wednesday, June 19, 2013)
    Many Xbox gamers gave a huge sigh of relief when Microsoft announced today that they were repealing their controversial always-on DRM policies for Xbox One, but the change also means that the Family Sharing and Disc-free gaming features are gone too.

  • Looks Like Microsoft Took Backsies!Looks Like Microsoft Took Backsies!

    (Date: Wednesday, June 19, 2013)
    After the controversial war at E3 between the two giants, looks like Microsoft listen to us and took "Backsies". That’s OK with us!

  • (RUMOR) MS backing down on DRM, Used Games?(RUMOR) MS backing down on DRM, Used Games?

    (Date: Wednesday, June 19, 2013)
    It’s possible that Microsoft may actually be backing down regarding its always-on DRM and used games policies for Xbox One, a sign that they have indeed been listening to the recent complaints of gamers worldwide following last week’s E3.

  • First DLC for The Bureau will be 360 exclusiveFirst DLC for The Bureau will be 360 exclusive

    (Date: Wednesday, June 19, 2013)
    The first DLC available for The Bureau: XCOM Declassified will be exclusive to the Xbox 360, which will make the arrival of this long-awaited title on the Xbox platform all the more special.

  • Assassin’s Creed IV an Xbox One launch titleAssassin’s Creed IV an Xbox One launch title

    (Date: Wednesday, June 19, 2013)
    Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag has just been confirmed as a launch title for the next-generation platforms, completing the game’s absolute domination of all the major home consoles this Fall.

  • Thunder Wolves Available on XBLAThunder Wolves Available on XBLA

    (Date: Wednesday, June 19, 2013)
    Thunder Wolves has landed on XBLA bringing with it a permanently reduced price on Steam.

  • NCAA Football 14 Demo LaunchesNCAA Football 14 Demo Launches

    (Date: Tuesday, June 18, 2013)
    Be the First on the Field with Three Exciting Matchups and Nike Skills Trainer.

  • Ubisoft announces Spartacus Legends for XBLAUbisoft announces Spartacus Legends for XBLA

    (Date: Tuesday, June 18, 2013)
    Ubisoft has just announced Spartacus Legends, a Free-To-Play fighting game for Xbox Live Arcade. And just like the Starz TV series that inspired it, it’s violently gruesome. Avert your eyes, kids.

  • Major: MS will NEVER pull the plug on Xbox OneMajor: MS will NEVER pull the plug on Xbox One

    (Date: Tuesday, June 18, 2013)
    As Xbox One will reportedly need to check-in via the internet every 24 hours in order for games to be playable on the console, a common fear is that should the servers ever close, gamers’ libraries will become useless. Not so, says Major Nelson.

  • State of Decay to get State of Decay to get "Pure Survival" mode

    (Date: Tuesday, June 18, 2013)
    Despite its launch troubles, State of Decay is still the fastest selling original game on Xbox Live, and developer Undead Labs isn’t resting on its laurels. A new "pure survival" sandbox mode is in the works, and a follow-up game is under discussion.

  • First State of Decay patch out, but is it working?First State of Decay patch out, but is it working?

    (Date: Tuesday, June 18, 2013)
    Shortly after our review of State of Decay was submitted last week, Title Update 1 was released in order to address the game’s many bugs. We tested it and found that it only works with brand new gamesaves. Developer Undead Labs is working on a fix.

  • Square Enix lays off half of IO InteractiveSquare Enix lays off half of IO Interactive

    (Date: Monday, June 17, 2013)
    It doesn’t seem to get any easier for the western studios owned by Square Enix. The developer behind the Hitman franchise was cut down to half by the Japanese publisher, reportedly in order to refocus solely on a future "Triple-A" Hitman title.

  • KI will be available both as full game and F2PKI will be available both as full game and F2P

    (Date: Monday, June 17, 2013)
    Xbox One Killer Instinct purists who want to purchase the entire roster of fighters rather than pay for each one piecemeal can rest easy, as a Season Pass option will be available at launch. Either way, the game will be download only, though.

  • Pachter: Subsidize the Xbox One FTWPachter: Subsidize the Xbox One FTW

    (Date: Monday, June 17, 2013)
    Of course, there might be other solutions to the Xbox One’s apparent PR struggles that don’t involve changing Microsoft’s proposed always-on strategy. Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter has his own solution...and naturally, it involves money.

  • Microsoft looking into Xbox One offline optionMicrosoft looking into Xbox One offline option

    (Date: Monday, June 17, 2013)
    It’s no secret that MS got quite a PR hammering at E3 as a result of the many concerns surrounding the Xbox One and topics such as DRM and "always-on". But a recent comment on Reddit by Major Nelson suggests there may be some flexibility after all.

  • First party Xbox One games to cost $59.99First party Xbox One games to cost $59.99

    (Date: Friday, June 14, 2013)
    Good news! Gamers can expect Microsoft First-party, full-retail Xbox One games to sell for $60, the same as most current Xbox 360 games do. Hopefully, next-gen third-party publishers will follow suit.

  • Three more Assassin’s Creed games in worksThree more Assassin’s Creed games in works

    (Date: Friday, June 14, 2013)
    To all of you Assassin’s Creed fans out there worried about running out of virtual people to stab in the face, don’t sweat it. Ubisoft has you covered for at least another three years.

  • E313: Metal Gear Online will return alongside VE313: Metal Gear Online will return alongside V

    (Date: Friday, June 14, 2013)
    Metal Gear fans who played MGS 4 when it first launched on PS3 may remember that it came bundled with an online multiplayer component called Metal Gear Online, which was eventually sold as a separate game. Well, it’s coming back! Cardboard box ready!

  • E313: Metal Gear Solid V will have fewer cutscenesE313: Metal Gear Solid V will have fewer cutscenes

    (Date: Friday, June 14, 2013)
    One big advantage of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain going open-world is that it won’t have as many lengthy cutscenes (something that will make players who suffered through the near- feature-film-length scenes in MGS 4 on the PS3 very happy).

  • EA: Online Passes were EA: Online Passes were "flat out dumb"

    (Date: Friday, June 14, 2013)
    Just in case you were afraid that EA’s recent decision to stop putting Online Passes in brand new retail games and making all the passes for their pre- existing games free was some sort of a clever ruse, rest assured, they meant it. Here’s the proof.

  • E313: Xbox One Achievements & Challenges FAQE313: Xbox One Achievements & Challenges FAQ

    (Date: Thursday, June 13, 2013)
    Okay, all you Xbox Live Achievement-wh-- er, Addicts out there, you now have a new set of goals to go after to prove to everyone you have no life. Drum roll, please. Ladies and Gentlemen, we bring you: CHALLENGES. Read on for the full skinny.

  • E313: MGS V will incorporate user-made missionsE313: MGS V will incorporate user-made missions

    (Date: Thursday, June 13, 2013)
    If there was a trend at E3 2013, it was that almost every game and it’s cousin was showing off real-time tablet and smartphone integration with next-gen gameplay, but Kojima-san promises something very different with MGS V: user-generated content.

  • E313: Just Cause 2 dev’s next game is Mad MaxE313: Just Cause 2 dev’s next game is Mad Max

    (Date: Thursday, June 13, 2013)
    This open-world, third-person action game based on the classic film starring Mel Gibson is being developed by the creators of the Just Cause series and has now been confirmed for Xbox One and PC in addition to the PS4. Doesn’t look like Mel is in it.

  • E313: Rainbow Six Patriots shifting to next-genE313: Rainbow Six Patriots shifting to next-gen

    (Date: Thursday, June 13, 2013)
    It’s coming a little bit late for the E3 party, but it’s still good news that Patriots hasn’t been cancelled. Instead the game is being moved to next-gen consoles, where publisher Ubisoft feels the game will be a better fit.

  • E313: Metal Gear Solid V will look even betterE313: Metal Gear Solid V will look even better

    (Date: Thursday, June 13, 2013)
    We were all blown away by the MGS V demo that opened Microsoft’s E3 press conference, but creator Hideo Kojima promises the game will look even better than what was shown on Monday, even hinting that the 360 version might actually look THAT good now.

  • E313: Forza 5 will have open-wheel, F1 carsE313: Forza 5 will have open-wheel, F1 cars

    (Date: Wednesday, June 12, 2013)
    At Tuesday night’s Forza Motorspot 5 E3 Showcase event in Los Angeles, Forza fans were treated to a host of automotive delights as part of the official announcement that open-wheel cars will make their debut in Forza Motorsport 5.

  • E313: MS Points to Real Money transition FAQE313: MS Points to Real Money transition FAQ

    (Date: Wednesday, June 12, 2013)
    One of the more overlooked stories from Microsoft’s E3 presentation is the official announcement of Xbox Live’s transition from Microsoft Points to real money. You’ve probably got plenty of questions and Microsoft has provided some answers.

  • E313: New Mirror’s Edge a reboot, open-worldE313: New Mirror’s Edge a reboot, open-world

    (Date: Wednesday, June 12, 2013)
    As we suspected from its coming out trailer at EA’s E3 Press Conference, the next Mirror’s Edge game will be a reboot, not a sequel (thus the reason why its not being called Mirror’s Edge 2). It will also be an open-world game.

  • E313: Xbox One not in all regions at launchE313: Xbox One not in all regions at launch

    (Date: Wednesday, June 12, 2013)
    In now what has come to be expected following a Microsoft E3 presentation, there’s a bit of bad news...some territories will have to wait longer for Xbox One than others.

  • E313: Deus Ex: HR Director’s Cut for 360E313: Deus Ex: HR Director’s Cut for 360

    (Date: Wednesday, June 12, 2013)
    Deux Ex: HR fans on Xbox 360 are finally getting what they want...sorta. The formerly Wii-exclusive Director’s Cut version of Deus Ex: Human Revolution is now coming to Xbox 360 with SmartGlass features (as a standalone product, not a DLC update).

  • E3 2013: Kingdom Hearts 3 coming to Xbox OneE3 2013: Kingdom Hearts 3 coming to Xbox One

    (Date: Wednesday, June 12, 2013)
    As with Final Fantasy XV, Kingdom Hearts 3 will be coming to Xbox One as well as the PS4.

  • Xbox One launch details, pricing and accessories.Xbox One launch details, pricing and accessories.

    (Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2013)
    Microsoft announces launch details, pricing, reserve program, a special commemorative bundle and accessories for one of the most anticipated consumer products of the year.

  • E313: Jago is free in KI, other charcters paid DLCE313: Jago is free in KI, other charcters paid DLC

    (Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2013)
    In a new take on the hybrid pricing model made infamous years ago by THQ, Killer Instinct will be available day one for the Xbox One console with one character, Jago, unlocked for free. Players will have to pay to unlock the other fighters.

  • E313: Zoo Tycoon coming to Xbox One, Xbox 360E313: Zoo Tycoon coming to Xbox One, Xbox 360

    (Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2013)
    The team behind Kinectimals is broadening their scope from adorable wild kittens to the entire population of a zoo with Zoo Tycoon for Xbox One and Xbox 360, a franchise that originated on PC.

  • E313: Powerstar Golf announced for Xbox OneE313: Powerstar Golf announced for Xbox One

    (Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2013)
    Hankering for some next-gen Hot Shots golf? Well there’s no sign of that happening yet on PS4, but Xbox One will definitely have you covered.

  • E313: Kinect Sports Rivals confirmed for Xbox OneE313: Kinect Sports Rivals confirmed for Xbox One

    (Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2013)
    Say goodbye to those old, cutesy avatars, Kinect Sports Rivals will allow you to use the Kinect 2.0 to scan yourself and create a more "realistic" cartoon version of yourself and participate in all new types of athletic minigames.

  • E313: Ubisoft announces The Crew for Xbox OneE313: Ubisoft announces The Crew for Xbox One

    (Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2013)
    Take the most recent Need for Speed game, and then imagine that the open world that it takes place in isn’t the size of a city, or even a state, but the size of the entirety of the United States of America. Yeah. Thought you’d be impressed.

  • E313: Final Fantasy XV coming to Xbox One as wellE313: Final Fantasy XV coming to Xbox One as well

    (Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2013)
    The long-delayed Final Fantasy XIII Versus has been renamed to Final Fantasy XV and will be coming to Xbox One as well, as announced at Square-Enix’s "The Future of Final Fantasy" event.

  • The Elder Scrolls coming to next gen consolesThe Elder Scrolls coming to next gen consoles

    (Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2013)
    The Daedric Prince Molag Bal has stolen your soul and plots to destroy Tamriel. Gather your allies and find out if you can thwart his sinister plan as you explore the world of The Elder Scrolls Online in Spring 2014.

  • E313: Sunset Overdrive announced for Xbox OneE313: Sunset Overdrive announced for Xbox One

    (Date: Monday, June 10, 2013)
    You asked for exclusives, and you got them, and almost as if to answer for the lukewarm reception FUSE received, this one is full of Insomniac Games’ trademark charm.

  • E313: Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare announcedE313: Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare announced

    (Date: Monday, June 10, 2013)
    Talk about a way to open up a press- conference in a fresh new way and take a jab at your biggest competitor at the same time! Plants vs. Zombies is going third-person action on Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC (oh, and Playstation as well).

  • E313: Mirror’s Edge sequel coming, but when?E313: Mirror’s Edge sequel coming, but when?

    (Date: Monday, June 10, 2013)
    The next Mirror’s Edge game has been confirmed as coming..."when it’s ready". No platforms have been confirmed, but it definitely looks like a next-gen game, and that means Xbox One. But will it actually be called Mirror’s Edge 2?

  • E313: Titanfall confirmed for XBOne, 360, PCE313: Titanfall confirmed for XBOne, 360, PC

    (Date: Monday, June 10, 2013)
    Now it’s official, Respawn Entertainment’s next game will be coming not only to Xbox One, but PC and Xbox 360 as well. Prepare yourselves from some first-person mech-piloting, on-foot wall-running, jet-packing goodness!

  • E313: Next Halo game announced for Xbox OneE313: Next Halo game announced for Xbox One

    (Date: Monday, June 10, 2013)
    While it has not yet been officially called Halo 5, it might as well be. Perhaps this is a deliberate naming refresh of the franchise (remember, the original Halo was actually called "Halo: Combat Evolved", not "Halo"). 60 frames- per-second FTW!

  • E313: Black Tusk game unveiled, still unnamedE313: Black Tusk game unveiled, still unnamed

    (Date: Monday, June 10, 2013)
    It won’t be enough to satisfy all our questions, but at least we got something!

  • E313: Witcher 3 will support Kinect, SmartGlassE313: Witcher 3 will support Kinect, SmartGlass

    (Date: Monday, June 10, 2013)
    No worries, it’s all optional, but being able to use Kinect Voice commands to quick-switch weapons during combat and cast spells sounds pretty cool!

  • E313: Crimson Dragon now an Xbox One exclusiveE313: Crimson Dragon now an Xbox One exclusive

    (Date: Monday, June 10, 2013)
    The Crimson Dragon lives on, now on the Xbox One!

  • E3 2013: Dead Rising 3 exclusive to Xbox OneE3 2013: Dead Rising 3 exclusive to Xbox One

    (Date: Monday, June 10, 2013)
    Was there ever any doubt? Prepare yourself to see a LOT, and I mean A LOT of ZOMBIES, and some really cool ways to kill them all.

  • E313: Killer Instinct announced for Xbox OneE313: Killer Instinct announced for Xbox One

    (Date: Monday, June 10, 2013)
    ULTRAAAA COMBOOOOOOOO! Killer Instinct is back, exclusively for the Xbox One, developed by Double Helix Games (NOT RARE). Looks like it’s in good hands so far.

  • E313: Project Spark announced for Xbox OneE313: Project Spark announced for Xbox One

    (Date: Monday, June 10, 2013)
    Microsoft is going after Little Big Planet’s lunch with Project Spark, a next- gen game that allows players to both play and create using Xbox One, Smartglass and Windows 8.

  • E313: D4 is an Xbox One exclusive from Swery65E313: D4 is an Xbox One exclusive from Swery65

    (Date: Monday, June 10, 2013)
    From the director behind the "so bad it’s good" Deadly Premonition, D4 will be an Xbox One exclusive...wait for it...EPISODIC MURDER MYSTERY!

  • E313: MS Presser gives Quantum Break first lookE313: MS Presser gives Quantum Break first look

    (Date: Monday, June 10, 2013)
    The first look at Remedy’s exclusive title for the Xbox One, Quantum Break, has been shown at the Xbox One E3 event.

  • E313: Forza 5 will have Drivatar Cloud AIE313: Forza 5 will have Drivatar Cloud AI

    (Date: Monday, June 10, 2013)
    Forza Motorsport 5 was re-revealed for the Xbox One during Microsoft’s E3 2013 press conference, this time with developer Turn 10 Studios focusing on a special feature included in the next gen racing game: the Drivatar.

  • E313: Ryse: Son of Rome announced for Xbox OneE313: Ryse: Son of Rome announced for Xbox One

    (Date: Monday, June 10, 2013)
    It’s an Xbox One exclusive, Kinect is nowhere to be seen so far and the immersion and violence is beyond Russell Crowe "Gladiator" levels. SIGN ME UP!

  • E313: Max: The Curse of Brotherhood for Xbox 360E313: Max: The Curse of Brotherhood for Xbox 360

    (Date: Monday, June 10, 2013)
    Max is back for some sibling rivalry on XBLA next spring.

  • E3 2013: World of Tanks coming to Xbox 360E3 2013: World of Tanks coming to Xbox 360

    (Date: Monday, June 10, 2013)
    Chicago’s Wargaming West is bringing Free- To-Play to the Xbox 360.

  • E313: 360 Redesigned, Live Gold to get free gamesE313: 360 Redesigned, Live Gold to get free games

    (Date: Monday, June 10, 2013)
    Xbox 360 has gotten another redesign to match the look of its MUCH bigger next-gen brother. Also, Xbox Live Gold Members will be getting two free games every month starting in July!

  • E3 2013: Xbox Live to Introduce Reputation SystemE3 2013: Xbox Live to Introduce Reputation System

    (Date: Monday, June 10, 2013)
    Designed to improve matchmaking and weed out cheaters.

  • LocoCycle is coming to Xbox One at LaunchLocoCycle is coming to Xbox One at Launch

    (Date: Friday, June 7, 2013)
    Uh...is this one of the 15 promised Xbox One exclusives? It’s still coming to Xbox 360 as well, so...maybe not?

  • Scorpion DLC coming to Injustice: GAU next weekScorpion DLC coming to Injustice: GAU next week

    (Date: Friday, June 7, 2013)
    NetherRealms has been about as quiet about this DLC addition as one of Scorpion’s opponents running around on fire, but its finally official that our favorite yellow-clad ninja will be joining the Super Friends. MM and Zod are also strongly hinted.

  • Respawn’s Titanfall exclusive to 360-One-PCRespawn’s Titanfall exclusive to 360-One-PC

    (Date: Thursday, June 6, 2013)
    A Google Play slip-up has led to the cover of the next issue of Game Informer being leaked, its art revealing Respawn Entertainment’s first next-gen game, Titanfall, a futuristic, multiplayer- focused mech-shooter exclusive to 360, Xbox One and PC.

  • The Xbox One Controller detailed The Xbox One Controller detailed

    (Date: Thursday, June 6, 2013)
    If there is one part of the Xbox One that just about everybody who has seen or touched it unanimously likes, it’s the new controller. The team at Xbox who designed it likes it a lot too, so much so that they want to share all the details with us.

  • MS explains Xbox One DRM, Always On, & KinectMS explains Xbox One DRM, Always On, & Kinect

    (Date: Thursday, June 6, 2013)
    Xbox Live’s Major Nelson has taken to his blog to provide Microsoft’s OFFICIAL stance regarding Xbox One DRM, Always-on and Kinect, via three detailed articles on Xbox Wire. If you keep an open mind, you might even find that the future’s not so bad.

  • Castlevania: LoS2 coming Castlevania: LoS2 coming "This Winter" to Xbox 360

    (Date: Thursday, June 6, 2013)
    Developer Mercury Steam has confirmed via the Konami Pre-E3 2013 Press Conference that Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 will be coming to Xbox 360, PS3 and PC this winter, and has released a lenghty new trailer showing off their efforts so far. Enjoy!

  • New Saints Row IV trailer; Dubstep CE announcedNew Saints Row IV trailer; Dubstep CE announced

    (Date: Thursday, June 6, 2013)
    One thing’s for certain, Volition and Deep Silver are PROLIFIC. This week alone has seen not only the announcement of the Saints Row IV "Super Dangerous Wub Wub Collector’s Edition", but also a brand new trailer (parental guidance is recommended)!

  • Microsoft, Turn 10 let loose with pre-E3 trailersMicrosoft, Turn 10 let loose with pre-E3 trailers

    (Date: Thursday, June 6, 2013)
    For those of you that have been living under a rock until just recently, Microsoft and Turn 10 Studios have just posted some slick YouTube trailers to get you all in the mood for their E3 2013 Media Briefing on June 10th.

  • It’s Official: Kiefer Sutherland is SNAAAAKE!It’s Official: Kiefer Sutherland is SNAAAAKE!

    (Date: Thursday, June 6, 2013)
    It’s sad that David Hayter won’t be voicing Snake in The Phantom Pain, but the role of the older, original Snake/Big Boss couldn’t have gone to a better fellow Canuck. I mean, come on, it’s Jack Bauer we’re talking about here!

  • Diablo III coming to Xbox 360 on September 3rdDiablo III coming to Xbox 360 on September 3rd

    (Date: Thursday, June 6, 2013)
    As if there weren’t enough new consoles and games vying for your attention this Fall, Activision has decided to bring a whole new meaning to the expression "game decision hell" by announcing Diablo III for Xbox 360, due out early this September.

  • Deus Ex: The Fall is a mobile game for iDevicesDeus Ex: The Fall is a mobile game for iDevices

    (Date: Wednesday, June 5, 2013)
    Good news: We’re finally getting another installment in the Deus Ex franchise, it’s not an April Fool’s joke, and it directly connects to the story in Deus Ex: Human Revolution. Bad News: You’ll need an iOS device to play it for the time being...

  • State of Decay available on Xbox Live Arcade TodayState of Decay available on Xbox Live Arcade Today

    (Date: Wednesday, June 5, 2013)
    If multiplayer zombie games such as Left 4 Dead and Resident Evil 6 don’t float your boat, then you might want to take the exclusively-solo State of Decay out for a spin.

  • Konami: PES 2014 will be current-gen onlyKonami: PES 2014 will be current-gen only

    (Date: Wednesday, June 5, 2013)
    It’s clear that the lion’s share of attention at E3 next week will be on the next generation of videogame hardware and software, but as far as Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer 2014 is concerned, Konami will be solely focused on the current gen.

  • (RUMOR) Potential Xbox One E3 games list leaked (RUMOR) Potential Xbox One E3 games list leaked

    (Date: Wednesday, June 5, 2013)
    New entries in the Halo, Banjo Kazooie, Killer Instinct, Fable, and Dead Rising franchises are all rumored to be exclusive titles that will be shown at MS’s E3 2013 Media briefing, along with appearances by Mirror’s Edge 2 and Beyond Good and Evil 2.

  • Halo: Spartan Assault coming to Win 8/Win Phone 8Halo: Spartan Assault coming to Win 8/Win Phone 8

    (Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2013)
    The Halo Saga continues with Halo: Spartan Assault, a new 3/4 top-down action title exclusively for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8.

  • “Fantasia: Music Evolved” On Xbox One“Fantasia: Music Evolved” On Xbox One

    (Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2013)
    Disney Interactive today announced that “Fantasia: Music Evolved,”a breakthrough musical motion video game inspired by Disney’s classic animated film “Fantasia,” will be available for Xbox One.

  • Polk to create customized Xbox One Audio ProductsPolk to create customized Xbox One Audio Products

    (Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2013)
    Make some room, MadCatz and PDP, Polk Audio, a 40-year veteran producer of high-performance audio products, is stepping into the ring with its own line of Xbox One products, which will be revealed next week at E3. Time to go big, or go home!

  • (RUMOR) There may be no end to XB1 Achievements(RUMOR) There may be no end to XB1 Achievements

    (Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2013)
    How would you feel about the possibility of new Achievements being added to the game you are playing every week? Would you be excited by the possibility of endless challenges or frustrated by what seems to be a completionist’s exercise in futility?

  • Fable Anniversary announced for Xbox 360Fable Anniversary announced for Xbox 360

    (Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2013)
    With Halo CE Annversary getting an HD makeover almost two years ago, it’s about time that Fable got an HD facelift as well. Expect Full HD 1080p visuals, achievements, Xbox Smartglass functionality and more!

  • (RUMOR) Fallout 4 may be an Xbox One exclusive(RUMOR) Fallout 4 may be an Xbox One exclusive

    (Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2013)
    Hey, it’s yet another "Xbox One exclusive" rumor, but anything that increases the chances of each one of those promised "15 exclusive titles" being awesome and NOT A KINECTIMALS 2 game is more than welcome.

  • Quantum Break box art revealedQuantum Break box art revealed

    (Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2013)
    We still have next to no idea what the heck Quantum Break is about (aside from a creepy live-action girl), but at least we have a good idea what the game’s North American box art will look like, based on its recently revealed European counterpart.

  • Pachter: $399 Xbox One will sell out at launchPachter: $399 Xbox One will sell out at launch

    (Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2013)
    Wedbush Securities’ Analyst Michael Pachter hasn’t been pulling his punches lately, as he predicts both the PS4 and Xbox One will sell out at launch at $349 and $399 respectively, but that the Xbox One will ultimately be the more popular console.

  • Microsoft defends Xbox One’s Microsoft defends Xbox One’s "boxy" design

    (Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2013)
    When it comes to opinions about Xbox One, it’s probably safe to say by consensus that the next-gen console’s large, squarish design is the least exciting part. However, it might surprise you that a less-sexy design is exactly what MS was going for.

  • E3 Poster: Dark Souls II coming March 2014E3 Poster: Dark Souls II coming March 2014

    (Date: Sunday, June 2, 2013)
    If you’re driving past the L.A. Convention Center, you might happen to glimpse a very large poster that officially reveals the previously unannounced release month of Dark Souls II. Praise The Sun!

  • (RUMOR) Amazon Italy lists Dragon Age 3 for XBOne(RUMOR) Amazon Italy lists Dragon Age 3 for XBOne

    (Date: Friday, May 31, 2013)
    Oh, those crazy folks at Amazon Italy. People would think you were leaking these in-production EA games on purpose. Of course, we knew about Dragon Age 3 before, but could the game have become an Xbox One exclusive?

  • MS promises NO TV Talk at the E3 Media BriefingMS promises NO TV Talk at the E3 Media Briefing

    (Date: Friday, May 31, 2013)
    No mention of TV at all at Microsoft’s E3 Press Briefing? Can such a promise be kept? Major Nelson seems to think so. Well, a great drinking game could come out of it either way: Everyone downs a shot whenever the words "TV" or "Games" are uttered!

  • E3 2013 - Xbox: A new Generation of Games RevealedE3 2013 - Xbox: A new Generation of Games Revealed

    (Date: Friday, May 31, 2013)
    In case Major Nelson’s statement during his online Yahoo Chat promising "Games, Games GAMES" didn’t convince you, even the title of MS’s upcoming E3 Media Briefing features the word "Games", so things are looking up. Read on to learn how to watch.

  • Crysis 3 Lost Island DLC coming June 4Crysis 3 Lost Island DLC coming June 4

    (Date: Thursday, May 30, 2013)
    It was a LONG wait for Crysis 3 DLC (well over 3 months), but it’s nearly here. Better yet, the multiplayer maps and modes contained therein will be inspired heavily by the setting of the original Crysis, giving players plenty to look forward to!

  • (RUMOR) Mirror’s Edge 2 leaked by EA Site(RUMOR) Mirror’s Edge 2 leaked by EA Site

    (Date: Thursday, May 30, 2013)
    Mirror’s Edge 2 is looking more and more likely as EA themselves have now let the Faith out of the bag on one of their own webpages. Hopefully where there’s plenty of smoke, there’s fire.

  • EA Online Pass scrubbed, older passes going freeEA Online Pass scrubbed, older passes going free

    (Date: Thursday, May 30, 2013)
    When EA declared that they were eliminating the Online Pass program, they really meant it, as they are now retroactively making many of their older Online Passes free on the Xbox Marketplace. Could it be that a future DRM scheme is replacing it? Hmm.

  • PDP Announces Licensed Xbox One AccessoriesPDP Announces Licensed Xbox One Accessories

    (Date: Thursday, May 30, 2013)
    PDP today announced it has entered into a licensing agreement with Microsoft to design, manufacture and sell officially-licensed accessories for Xbox One

  • (RUMOR) Mirror’s Edge 2 an Xbox One exclusive(RUMOR) Mirror’s Edge 2 an Xbox One exclusive

    (Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2013)
    For the second time in two weeks, Mirror’s Edge 2 has appeared in an online Amazon listing, giving more weight to earlier rumors that Battlefield developer DICE is indeed working on the sequel to this fan favorite, perhaps as an Xbox One exclusive.

  • MS attempts to calm Xbox One privacy concernsMS attempts to calm Xbox One privacy concerns

    (Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2013)
    Contrary to recent rumors, the Xbox One is not always watching and/or listening, as it can be turned completely off if the user desires. We suppose that also means that the device really isn’t "always on"!

  • Greenberg: Microsoft will Greenberg: Microsoft will "get it right"at E3

    (Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2013)
    To say that last week’s Xbox One Reveal was a disappointment among the core Xbox gaming community would be a gross understatement. Microsoft has been listening however, and the company has officially pledged to make amends at E3.

  • Will Will "The Cloud" make Xbox One more powerful?

    (Date: Tuesday, May 28, 2013)
    Anyone who watched the Xbox One Reveal might remember Marc Whitten’s statement "Powered by The Cloud" during his tech- specs presentation. But does "Cloud Power" truly make a console more powerful? Read on and form your own impressions.

  • (RUMOR) Xbox One will speak to you, Skype advice(RUMOR) Xbox One will speak to you, Skype advice

    (Date: Tuesday, May 28, 2013)
    Not only will you be able to control the Xbox One via voice commands, it will recognize and register new people, speak and ask questions back to you a-la-Siri, and allow you to use Skype to get help from other players while in-game. Take that, PS4!

  • Xbox One will be Region-LockedXbox One will be Region-Locked

    (Date: Tuesday, May 28, 2013)
    The Xbox One will continue the tradition of locking games, movies and entertainment services by region. It’s unfortunate, but that’s the way of the entertainment- business world, my friends.

  • EA: We’re supporting current gen through 2017EA: We’re supporting current gen through 2017

    (Date: Tuesday, May 28, 2013)
    While Microsoft execs have been reassuring us that the Xbox 360 still has plenty of life left in it, EA CFO Blake Jorgensen is one of the first in the industry to suggest a possible expiry date. Thankfully it’s FAR off. Here’s to a huge install base!

  • Xbox One to support both 3D and 4K contentXbox One to support both 3D and 4K content

    (Date: Tuesday, May 28, 2013)
    In case you missed it, Xbox Live’s Major Nelson (Larry Hyrb) recently confirmed in an online Yahoo chat session that the Xbox One will indeed support 3D and 4K.

  • Xbox 360 to remain vibrant for years to comeXbox 360 to remain vibrant for years to come

    (Date: Tuesday, May 28, 2013)
    While the reveal of the Xbox One has officially signaled the coming of the next generation of Xbox, the current Xbox 360 generation is still going strong, and it’s likely we’ll be hearing a very big announcement regarding the 360’s future at E3.

  • Mattrick: Xbox One will support Indie DevelopmentMattrick: Xbox One will support Indie Development

    (Date: Tuesday, May 28, 2013)
    Fear not, Indie games will still have their place on the Xbox One, despite developers not being allowed to self- publish on the console, Microsoft’s Head of Interactive Entertainment, Don Mattrick assures.

  • Mad Catz Developing Products for Xbox OneMad Catz Developing Products for Xbox One

    (Date: Tuesday, May 28, 2013)
    Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. announced today that it has started working with Microsoft Corporation on the development of next generation accessories for the Xbox One.

  • Call of Duty: Ghosts will be better with KinectCall of Duty: Ghosts will be better with Kinect

    (Date: Saturday, May 25, 2013)
    It’s been confirmed by Activision Publishing head Eric Hirshberg that COD: Ghosts on Xbox One will feature voice commands, among other Kinect 2.0 features. No word as to whether the Xbox 360 version will also be "Kinected".

  • Microsoft confirms Halo: BootcampMicrosoft confirms Halo: Bootcamp

    (Date: Saturday, May 25, 2013)
    What is Halo: Bootcamp? Is it a PC port or spin-off of Halo 3? A new game based on one of the Halo novels? Or something else? No one other than Microsoft knows for sure, and for the moment, all they want us to know is that it’s coming soon.

  • Spielberg fronts Xbox One-exclusive Halo TV seriesSpielberg fronts Xbox One-exclusive Halo TV series

    (Date: Saturday, May 25, 2013)
    Steven Spielberg is lending his Executive Producer clout to a new Halo TV series that will be broadcast exclusively on Xbox One via Xbox Live. Will it be free to Gold Subscribers? And more importantly, will it be any good? Only time will tell.

  • New Kinect sensor also coming to PCNew Kinect sensor also coming to PC

    (Date: Saturday, May 25, 2013)
    Just as the original Kinect was released for the PC, the new Kinect Sensor that will be bundled with every Xbox One console will also see a PC equivalent arrive in 2014.

  • Xbox One Reveal may have teased actual gamesXbox One Reveal may have teased actual games

    (Date: Saturday, May 25, 2013)
    The most consistent complaint about the Xbox One Reveal is that Microsoft didn’t show enough games, but for one fleeting moment during the show, an image of the Xbox One HUD may have let a total of 8 games slip. Let the E3 2013 speculation begin!

  • GameStop: Xbox One will cost less than Xbox 360GameStop: Xbox One will cost less than Xbox 360

    (Date: Saturday, May 25, 2013)
    The above prediction might seem ludicrous, until you remember that the Xbox 360 launched in 2005 with two different SKUs, with the 20GB Premium model costing $399.99, and it would have cost hundreds more if you added the wifi adapter and the Kinect!

  • Google fails to block U.S. Xbox 360 sales Google fails to block U.S. Xbox 360 sales

    (Date: Saturday, May 25, 2013)
    Believe it or not, Microsoft and Google are not exactly the best of friends, and it’s not because the Xbox 360’s default search engine is Bing. For those of you who may have forgotten, Microsoft and Google have a case before the courts.

  • Warner Bros Interactive announces Dying LightWarner Bros Interactive announces Dying Light

    (Date: Friday, May 24, 2013)
    The developer behind Dead Island: Riptide and Call of Juarez: Gunslinger are partnering with Warner Brothers to bring us Dying Light, a new survival horror game that combines Dead Island’s zombies with the parkour elements of Mirror’s Edge.

  • The Xbox One Controller buttons explainedThe Xbox One Controller buttons explained

    (Date: Friday, May 24, 2013)
    The "Back" and "Start" buttons of the Xbox 360 controller have been replaced with two new buttons on the Xbox One controller. What are they called and what are they all about? Read on to learn more.

  • Users will be able to customize Kinect 2.0 privacyUsers will be able to customize Kinect 2.0 privacy

    (Date: Friday, May 24, 2013)
    Xbox One Kinect must be connected and powered-on for the console to work, and it can see you clearly in the dark, but that doesn’t mean that it always needs to be watching you.

  • Used games on Xbox One: MS’ official stanceUsed games on Xbox One: MS’ official stance

    (Date: Thursday, May 23, 2013)
    Will Xbox One allow players to play used games or not? Will there be fees to do so, and how much? While not having all the answers, Microsoft’s Major Nelson made an official statement on his blog that at least provides hope of a reasonable solution.

  • Xbox 360 Headsets incompatible with Xbox OneXbox 360 Headsets incompatible with Xbox One

    (Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2013)
    Unfortunately, while your Gold Membership will carry over to Xbox One, your Xbox 360 Headsets, including your fancy surround sound Turtle Beach or Tritton cans, won’t, at least not without some sort of adapter.

  • Xbox Gold Memberships will carry over to Xbox OneXbox Gold Memberships will carry over to Xbox One

    (Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2013)
    It’s now been clarified that Xbox Live Gold Memberships will not only transfer back and forth seamlessly between Xbox 360 and Xbox One, they will also allow multiple users on the same Xbox One to share one account -- perfect for family scenarios.

  • The list of Xbox One Games so far...The list of Xbox One Games so far...

    (Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2013)
    15 games are coming to Xbox One in its first year, and 8 of them are exclusive to the Xbox One platform. Of course, there are many more in the works.

  • Xbox One Friends List will cap at 1000Xbox One Friends List will cap at 1000

    (Date: Wednesday, May 22, 2013)
    Come one, come all (unless you are Friend #1001)!

  • Xbox One allows auto-resume of games via the cloudXbox One allows auto-resume of games via the cloud

    (Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2013)
    While it’s unlikely that most people will be able to afford TWO Xbox One consoles at launch, the possibility of starting a game on one console, pausing and then moving to another console to continue playing it will be possible, thanks to "The Cloud".

  • No use hiding, Xbox One Kinect can see in the darkNo use hiding, Xbox One Kinect can see in the dark

    (Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2013)
    It also can read your heart rate and your emotions, see your body in high definition (even your fingers) and even recognize you based on voice alone, among other cool things. The potential of Kinect-enhanced gaming just got real.

  • Remedy announces Quantum Break for Xbox OneRemedy announces Quantum Break for Xbox One

    (Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2013)
    Remember that weird, live-action TV show that you could stop and watch on almost any television in Alan Wake, Night Springs? Well, it seems that developer Remedy has taken the concept one step further, merging game and TV show in a fresh new way.

  • Forza Motorsport 5 announced for Xbox OneForza Motorsport 5 announced for Xbox One

    (Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2013)
    Forza 5’s long rumored appearance at the Xbox One reveal was hardly a surprise, but the fact that it is coming out this year AT LAUNCH and will look as good as the trailer and dashboard presentation suggested is enough to get excited about!

  • Call of Duty: Ghosts DLC out first on Xbox OneCall of Duty: Ghosts DLC out first on Xbox One

    (Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2013)
    The more things change, the more things stay the same, but if you are loyal to both Call of Duty and the Xbox platform, then this can only be a good thing, as once again, you’ll be getting all Call of Duty: Ghosts DLC first on Xbox One.

  • Xbox One not backward-compatible with Xbox 360Xbox One not backward-compatible with Xbox 360

    (Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2013)
    As we all suspected, the new x86 architecture-powered Xbox One will not play Xbox 360 games -- in any fashion whatsoever. But once again, there’s a bright side, as the Xbox 360 will still have a future alongside the Xbox One...

  • Xbox One, bundled w/ Kinect 2.0 out late this yearXbox One, bundled w/ Kinect 2.0 out late this year

    (Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2013)
    Is it the all-in-one box that we’ve always wanted (and feared)? Yes. Does it come with and require Kinect 2.0 to function? Yes again. Is it a hulking mass of a machine? Bingo! But on the bright side, tech behind the console and Kinect look BADASS!

  • Durango is now officially Durango is now officially "Xbox One"

    (Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2013)
    Forget "Infinity", "Fusion" or all those silly names you heard before. The Next Xbox is simply Xbox One, and frankly, Microsoft couldn’t have picked a better name.

  • (RUMOR) Next Xbox will launch around Christmas(RUMOR) Next Xbox will launch around Christmas

    (Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2013)
    They say good things come to those who wait, so you’d better dig in, as there’s a good possibility that the Next Xbox will launch closer to Christmas that we thought.

  • Batman: AO Batman and Joker voice actors confirmedBatman: AO Batman and Joker voice actors confirmed

    (Date: Monday, May 20, 2013)
    Unfortunately, in contrast to an earlier report, Kevin Conroy will not be lending his signature, gravelly voice to Batman: Arkham Origins’ younger caped crusader, and Mark Hamill won’t be playing the Joker either. Read on to see who’s replacing them.

  • Deathstroke playable in Batman: Arkham OriginsDeathstroke playable in Batman: Arkham Origins

    (Date: Sunday, May 19, 2013)
    Injustice: Gods Among Us whetted our appetite to play as Deathstroke (a.k.a. The Terminator), and now it looks like we’ll be getting a double-dose of Slade love as we’ll also be able to play him in the upcoming Batman game via pre- order DLC.

  • Next Xbox gets Next Xbox gets "wired in" with official website

    (Date: Friday, May 17, 2013)
    It looks like once the cat is out of the bag on the Next Xbox, we’ll have a whole new way to get info about everything straight from the horse’s mouth, as "Xbox Wire" is now live.

  • Xbox 360 Dash to get a Next Xbox Xbox 360 Dash to get a Next Xbox "facelift" soon

    (Date: Friday, May 17, 2013)
    It seems only natural that with the Next Xbox spearheading Microsoft’s plans to expand the Xbox brand beyond just one device, that the Xbox 360 would also share in many of the upgrades that are coming, cosmetically, at least. Read on to learn more.

  • (RUMOR) Is Rainbow 6 Patriots a (RUMOR) Is Rainbow 6 Patriots a "dead" project?

    (Date: Friday, May 17, 2013)
    It would be a shocker if Rainbow 6 Patriots is cancelled, as it was rumored to be making a possible appearance at Microsoft’s upcoming reveal or at one of the E3 conferences, but when GameStop pulls a game from its database, it doesn’t look good.

  • GoW: Judgement GoW: Judgement "Lost Relics" DLC announced

    (Date: Friday, May 17, 2013)
    The Locust aren’t done with you yet, soldier! Pick your Lancer back up, steel your nerves and prepare for the coming onslaught in June!

  • Minecraft available on disc June 25Minecraft available on disc June 25

    (Date: Friday, May 17, 2013)
    Wondering what’s the big deal with this Minecraft thing, but you’re not one of those "always on" whippersnappers? No problem! Soon you can buy it at the store and play it offline with friends.

  • Next Xbox price reveal will likely be at E3Next Xbox price reveal will likely be at E3

    (Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2013)
    Well, come on kids, you didn’t expect Microsoft to play their entire hand just a couple of weeks before the "Super Bowl" of the games industry, did you? That would be silly.

  • (RUMOR) Microsoft Points may finally be going away(RUMOR) Microsoft Points may finally be going away

    (Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2013)
    As we get closer and closer to Microsoft’s May 21st reveal, rumors that the Next Xbox may usher in a future without MS Points seem to be more credible than ever before.

  • Get yourself into GTA V (as a cultist)Get yourself into GTA V (as a cultist)

    (Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2013)
    Starring in a Grand Theft Auto game is no easy gig. Apparently you have to divulge your personal info as well as a picture of yourself on some dodgy website, then give up all your personal belongings and wear white robes all the time. Uh, sign me up?

  • WWE 2K14 coming October 29thWWE 2K14 coming October 29th

    (Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2013)
    Finally, a story that’s not just a rumor! WWE fans can look forward to some more wrasslin’ this coming October.

  • (RUMOR) Mirror’s Edge 2, Borderlands 3 coming(RUMOR) Mirror’s Edge 2, Borderlands 3 coming

    (Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2013)
    There will be games and rumors of games. Naturally, both Rockstar and EA are gearing up for the coming gaming apocalypse with a number of predictable sequels, but it’s also possible that a follow-up Mirror’s Edge may finally be in the works.

  • (RUMOR) Xbox TV may launch alongside Next Xbox(RUMOR) Xbox TV may launch alongside Next Xbox

    (Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2013)
    What is Xbox TV ultimately going to be? A Next Xbox add-on? A slimmed-down Next Xbox SKU? Or something else altogether? Well, regardless of what it will be, if it’s still in the works, you can expect Microsoft’s stage to be VERY crowded on May 21st.

  • MS adds more MS adds more "fuel" to next-gen Forza fire, EA IP

    (Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2013)
    A twitter contest being held by MS that concludes on the eve of the Next Xbox announcement has inadvertently suggested the likely appearance of a new Forza title and possibly even a new EA exclusive at the upcoming reveal, via its "follow" requests.

  • Could Skype be the Next Xbox’s Killer App?Could Skype be the Next Xbox’s Killer App?

    (Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2013)
    With the specs of the PS4 and the Next Xbox approaching that of "super-charged PCs" and console exclusives quickly becoming a thing of the past, it may fall to secondary apps to differentiate them. Skype, now MS-owned, might be that difference-maker.

  • (RUMOR) 18 Games confirmed for Next Xbox so far(RUMOR) 18 Games confirmed for Next Xbox so far

    (Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2013)
    Some of these suggested titles are complete no-brainers, but there are some unknowns as well as some long forgotten gems in the list as well. We can always dream, can’t we?

  • Resident Evil: Revelations demo out May 14thResident Evil: Revelations demo out May 14th

    (Date: Friday, May 10, 2013)
    We now have a date for the Xbox 360 HD remake of Capcom’s popular 3DS game.

  • Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate coming to Xbox 360Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate coming to Xbox 360

    (Date: Friday, May 10, 2013)
    Just as a friendly PSA, I advise you wear protective glasses while playing this game, as there’s a good chance you might get one or both of your eyes poked out while oggling DOA5 Ultimate’s "sensual yet realistic style". Consider yourselves warned.

  • Mark Rein: Next Xbox to support free-to-playMark Rein: Next Xbox to support free-to-play

    (Date: Friday, May 10, 2013)
    While Microsoft wasn’t known to put much support behind the recent trend of free- to-play models on the Xbox 360, things will be very different in the next generation, according to Epic Games’ Vice President, Mark Rein.

  • Mallat: Mallat: "PS4, Xbox 720 graphics to blow you away"

    (Date: Friday, May 10, 2013)
    Ubisoft CEO Yannis Mallat believes that the next generation of consoles will knock our socks off visually, despite concerns next-gen games looking awfully "same-y". If there’s anyone who should know, it’s Ubi’s vice commander-in- chief, right?

  • Wolfenstein: The New Order is single-player onlyWolfenstein: The New Order is single-player only

    (Date: Wednesday, May 8, 2013)
    Snubbing multiplayer modes has been a growing trend among game franchises that are big enough to take the risk (e.g. Bioshock Infinite) or street cred (The Witcher). But is the new Wolfenstein taking a risk given its prequels and fan base?

  • EA and FIFA renew contract into 2022EA and FIFA renew contract into 2022

    (Date: Wednesday, May 8, 2013)
    EA has locked up the FIFA license for another 10 years. If you still like it, you better put another ring on it, right?

  • Next Xbox may launch with new Project Gotham titleNext Xbox may launch with new Project Gotham title

    (Date: Wednesday, May 8, 2013)
    No Xbox hardware launch would be complete without a new entry in the Project Gotham Racing franchise, so here’s hoping Microsoft and Lucid Games have found a way to "bring the band back together".

  • Xbox Infinity Might Be The New Name (Rumor)Xbox Infinity Might Be The New Name (Rumor)

    (Date: Wednesday, May 8, 2013)
    Xbox Infinity has seemingly been confirmed as the name of the new Xbox, previously referred to as the Xbox 720 or by its alleged development codename, Xbox Durango.

  • Wolfenstein: The New Order announcedWolfenstein: The New Order announced

    (Date: Tuesday, May 7, 2013)
    Bethesda has announced Wolfenstein: The New Order for both current and next- generations consoles, signalling that FPS games are far from dead and that shooting evil Nazis in the face will never get old.

  • (RUMOR) Next Xbox OS to include Blue enhancements(RUMOR) Next Xbox OS to include Blue enhancements

    (Date: Tuesday, May 7, 2013)
    Given the mixed reception Windows 8 has been receiving since it launched in October, recent rumors suggesting the Durango OS would be based on it haven’t exactly set gamers on fire. But what if both operating systems were due for an upgrade?

  • EA and Disney enter exclusive Star Wars agreementEA and Disney enter exclusive Star Wars agreement

    (Date: Monday, May 6, 2013)
    Electronic Arts and Disney have entered into an exclusive, multi-year agreement to produce Star Wars games. On the bright side, at least EA has experience with The Force Unleashed games. Maybe they could take Star Wars: 1313 off of Lucasarts’ hands?

  • Kojima: MGS4 Kojima: MGS4 "possible" on Next Xbox

    (Date: Monday, May 6, 2013)
    Speaking of Blu-Ray, it turns out that the only reason why we haven’t seen Metal Gear Solid 4 on the Xbox 360 is because of the console’s distinct lack of a Blu-Ray drive, an injustice that might finally be rectified should the Next Xbox have one.

  • (RUMOR) Blu-Ray might hold back Next Xbox launch(RUMOR) Blu-Ray might hold back Next Xbox launch

    (Date: Monday, May 6, 2013)
    Now the potential bad news about that Blu-Ray disc inclusion in the Next Xbox; like the PS3 before it, Blu-Ray could cause Microsoft’s next system to be unfashionably late to the next-gen party -- this time licensing issues being the culprit.

  • Next Xbox will be online-flexible, Blu-Ray supportNext Xbox will be online-flexible, Blu-Ray support

    (Date: Monday, May 6, 2013)
    An internal Microsoft e-mail, reported on by ArsTechnica, has all but quelled rumors of the Next Xbox requiring a constant internet connection to function (whew), as well as all-but-confirmed support for Blu-Ray disc, among other things. HOORAY!

  • Fuse demo out on May 7thFuse demo out on May 7th

    (Date: Saturday, May 4, 2013)
    The first multiplatform title from Insominiac Games is almost upon us, and what better way to introduce ourselves to the "shooterrific" stylings of the Ratchet & Clank developer’s new IP than a demo? Next week, consider it done.

  • Watch Dogs city will likely be denser on Next XboxWatch Dogs city will likely be denser on Next Xbox

    (Date: Saturday, May 4, 2013)
    One great advantage of having the PS4’s secrets out of the bag is that we can all now get a sneak peek of what to expect from titles also slated to appear on the Next Xbox. Watch Dogs will feature a denser, livelier atmosphere on PS4 for example.

  • (RUMOR) Injustice: GAU Batgirl DLC leaked(RUMOR) Injustice: GAU Batgirl DLC leaked

    (Date: Saturday, May 4, 2013)
    It’s likely no one saw this coming until now, but it looks like Batgirl will be joining the Injustice roster, following the previously announced Lobo DLC. This is going to make fights with Batman, Joker and Nightwing ESPECIALLY AWKWARD for DC fans.

  • (RUMOR) Pundits declare a Next Xbox Name War(RUMOR) Pundits declare a Next Xbox Name War

    (Date: Saturday, May 4, 2013)
    Interest in Durango is reaching such a fever pitch that even Forbes.com is throwing in their two cents in guessing what the system will ultimately be called. What will it be? Fusion? Xbox? Infinity? I call "Infinity Plus One", so I automatically win.

  • Call of Duty: Ghosts developers revealedCall of Duty: Ghosts developers revealed

    (Date: Saturday, May 4, 2013)
    Despite the seemingly "sub-series" title (there’s no number in it), some old hands will be at the helm of Activision’s latest entry in the Call of Duty Franchise, namely, the (new) Infinity Ward.

  • Machinima App available now on Xbox 360Machinima App available now on Xbox 360

    (Date: Friday, May 3, 2013)
    IGN, Gamespot and Gametrailers can stop fighting with each other for superiority on the Xbox 360 dashboard now, because they now have the new kid Machinima to pick on.

  • Polygon: Always On May be optional for publishersPolygon: Always On May be optional for publishers

    (Date: Friday, May 3, 2013)
    Some new info from Polygon.com sources suggest that cross-platform achievements between Xbox and Windows devices is highly likely and that an "Always On" requirement will be at the discretion of individual game publishers.

  • Peter Molyneux planning to attend Next Xbox RevealPeter Molyneux planning to attend Next Xbox Reveal

    (Date: Friday, May 3, 2013)
    Never one to be known for being at a loss for words, Peter Molyneux has revealed he’ll likely be at Microsoft’s unveiling of the Next Xbox later this month, but not on stage.

  • (RUMOR) Durango’s real name might be FUSION(RUMOR) Durango’s real name might be FUSION

    (Date: Wednesday, May 1, 2013)
    "Fusion" makes a lot of sense, given Microsoft’s relentless efforts to position the Xbox platform at the core of the family entertainment center. Then again, it also makes me think of western sushi joints and "pro-glide" razors. What do you think?

  • Call of Duty: Ghosts AnnouncedCall of Duty: Ghosts Announced

    (Date: Wednesday, May 1, 2013)
    All-New World, Story, Characters and Experience, All Powered by New, Next Gen Call of Duty Engine from the Developer that started it all, Infinity Ward.

  • (RUMOR) Respawn working on 360-Durango Mech game(RUMOR) Respawn working on 360-Durango Mech game

    (Date: Tuesday, April 30, 2013)
    On the upside, Respawn Entertainment’s \"Titan\" could be one of the best mech games on an MS platform ever. On the downside, it could become Steel Batallion: Heavy Armor 2. Fingers crossed and praying for the former.

  • Microsoft IllumiRoom not a fad, still in the plansMicrosoft IllumiRoom not a fad, still in the plans

    (Date: Tuesday, April 30, 2013)
    If you thought the Kinect took getting used to, things are bound to get next- level freaky in the next-gen, if Microsoft has anything to say about it. IllumiRoom will apparently create a wider field of view surrounding your tv and add cool effects!

  • (RUMOR) Batman: AO won’t feature Kevin Conroy(RUMOR) Batman: AO won’t feature Kevin Conroy

    (Date: Tuesday, April 30, 2013)
    While the logic makes complete sense, a Batman game or animated feature without the gravelly vocal stylings of Kevin Conroy is a bitter pill to swallow. Next thing they’ll say Mark Hamill is out too...oh wait...he was never in for this game, was he?

  • Resident Evil: Revelations demo incomingResident Evil: Revelations demo incoming

    (Date: Saturday, April 27, 2013)
    Someone at Capcom still remembers the day when words like "Resident Evil" and "Survival Horror" went together like Peanut Butter and Chocolate. Well, those days aren’t necessarily lost forever, as this upcoming demo will hopefully show.

  • No multiplayer, QTEs or DRM in The Witcher 3No multiplayer, QTEs or DRM in The Witcher 3

    (Date: Saturday, April 27, 2013)
    Nothing but good news for CD Red Projekt’s upcoming finale to the Geralt Saga, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.

  • Revived XCOM shooter has new name, perspectiveRevived XCOM shooter has new name, perspective

    (Date: Saturday, April 27, 2013)
    The Bureau: XCOM Declassified is the official name of the XCOM shooter thought to be missing in action over the past two years. The name isn’t the only thing that was given a facelift -- it’s changed from an FPS to a tactical third- person shooter.

  • It’s Official The Big News! May 21st!It’s Official The Big News! May 21st!

    (Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2013)
    Mark your calendar kids! May 21st is the next gen announcement day! We can’t wait!

  • XCOM not dead but evolved, new screenshot revealedXCOM not dead but evolved, new screenshot revealed

    (Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2013)
    Reports of XCOM’s death have been greatly exaggerated. As previously assumed, 2K Marin has gone back to refine and re-brand the XCOM shooter they first revealed back in 2010, in order to differentiate it from the successful XCOM: Enemy Unknown.

  • Nordic Games gets Darksiders, Red Faction from THQNordic Games gets Darksiders, Red Faction from THQ

    (Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2013)
    Platinum Games denied. Crytek USA thwarted. The Darksiders IP, along with Red Faction, MX vs ATV and a number of older IPs have been auctioned off from THQ to Nordic Games for less than 5 milllion dollars.

  • Bethesda and Mikami uncover The Evil WithinBethesda and Mikami uncover The Evil Within

    (Date: Friday, April 19, 2013)
    Shinji Mikami is bringing survival horror back, baby, YEAH! The creator of Resident Evil is returning to the roots of the genre with a brand new IP (formerly named Zwei).

  • First Injustice: GAU character is LoboFirst Injustice: GAU character is Lobo

    (Date: Thursday, April 18, 2013)
    That crazy, ultra-violent, dreadlocked alien (he’s Czarnian) will be the first DLC character made available for Injustice: Gods Among Us. Apparently he’s popular with the DC fans, and a perfect fit for NetherRealm Studios’ latest fighting game.

  • Microsoft looking to revive Heroes TV ShowMicrosoft looking to revive Heroes TV Show

    (Date: Thursday, April 18, 2013)
    The whole concept seems bizarre until one recalls Microsoft’s renewed focus on placing the Xbox at the centre of the living room entertainment experience, both in this generation and the next through its Xbox TV service. But can Heroes be good again?

  • Black Mask confirmed as main villain in Batman: AOBlack Mask confirmed as main villain in Batman: AO

    (Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2013)
    The photogenic (not) Gotham mob boss Black Mask will be the Dark Knight’s primary foe in Batman: Arkham Origins, and he won’t be alone, as he has put out a hit on the caped crusader’s head. Deathstroke has now become the least of his problems.

  • (FACT) ’Tis the end for Skyrim DLC(FACT) ’Tis the end for Skyrim DLC

    (Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2013)
    They gave you three HUGE expansions. They gave you Legendary Difficulty. They gave you an arrow to the knee. The folks at Bethesda have given you enough. Their jobs are done. They’re moving on (possibly to make a new Fallout game). DEAL WITH IT. ;)

  • (RUMOR) ’Tis it the end for the XCOM FPS?(RUMOR) ’Tis it the end for the XCOM FPS?

    (Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2013)
    Ever since XCOM: Enemy Unknown arrived on the scene and stole the thunder of the controversial XCOM FPS that was previously in development, the fate of the latter game has been a mystery. The recent pulling of its website may be a clue, however.

  • Forza: Horizon gets free 1000 Club DLC tomorrowForza: Horizon gets free 1000 Club DLC tomorrow

    (Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2013)
    Turn 10 and Playground Games are still pumping out content for their fans, and this time, it’s free for all Forza Horizon owners, regardless of whether you bought the Season Pass or not. Included are literally over 1000 challenges and two free cars!

  • Castle of Illusion XBLA will be an HD remakeCastle of Illusion XBLA will be an HD remake

    (Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2013)
    Last week’s report about Castle of Illusion starring Mickey Mouse coming to XBLA has now been confirmed. It will be a new-and-improved HD remake of the original Genesis game, rather than a straight port (which honestly would have looked awful FUGLY).

  • Flashback HD Remake on its way to XBLAFlashback HD Remake on its way to XBLA

    (Date: Thursday, April 11, 2013)
    Ubisoft is bringing back yet another classic 2D action adventure that hasn’t seen the light of day in a long time, but has every chance of being an instant hit...again. Ladies and gentlemen, we give you Flashback.

  • SmartGlass finally comes to 7SmartGlass finally comes to 7"+ Android Tablets

    (Date: Thursday, April 11, 2013)
    Side-load no more! The official Xbox SmartGlass App can now be downloaded for Android tablets with screens 7-inches or larger. No "second screen" options apart from the remote (e.g. Halo Waypoint, UFC) seem to be featured as yet, but it’s a start.

  • EA hit again by the layoff bugEA hit again by the layoff bug

    (Date: Thursday, April 11, 2013)
    Electronic Arts is the latest company to be hit by another round of layoffs, this time apparently in their Mobile division, where the company had planned to make the most strides in the past fiscal year.

  • FC3: Blood Dragon open-world, made in 6 monthsFC3: Blood Dragon open-world, made in 6 months

    (Date: Thursday, April 11, 2013)
    Having recently received a launch date of May 1st, Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon appears to be keeping the core open- world shooter elements that made FC3 great, but the rest of the game will have an intentional 80’s Sci-fi B-movie feel. And Michael Biehn!

  • It’s Halo Drop Shock Week!It’s Halo Drop Shock Week!

    (Date: Tuesday, April 9, 2013)
    Did you really think that the Castle Map Pack was all 343 had in store for you this week? Ha! You just got Drop Shocked! But unlike getting Rick Rolled, there’s actually much more to this. Read on.

  • Halo 3: ODST Campaign Edition available nowHalo 3: ODST Campaign Edition available now

    (Date: Tuesday, April 9, 2013)
    If for some reason you passed on ODST back in the day and are interested in playing the game’s intentionally dark and fragmented narrative, the solo campaign (including Firefight but sans classic multiplayer) is now available via Games On Demand.

  • Batman: Arkham Origins announcedBatman: Arkham Origins announced

    (Date: Tuesday, April 9, 2013)
    At long last, we finally know what the first Batman: Arkham game not developed by Rocksteady will be called. That doesn’t mean it won’t be any less awesome. Deathstroke is in it, after all!

  • (RUMOR) Castle of Illusion coming to XBLA(RUMOR) Castle of Illusion coming to XBLA

    (Date: Monday, April 8, 2013)
    It looks like even more Disney goodness might be coming our way. While it’s unlikely to get the same HD treatment as the recently announced Duck Tales remake, Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse might be re-released on XBLA very soon.

  • Skyrim Skyrim "Legendary" difficulty patch out today

    (Date: Monday, April 8, 2013)
    Console players can now join their PC counterparts in returning to the land of Skyrim to challenge a new difficulty level, complete with a new level cap for each skill once it reaches 100.

  • Bloomberg: No back-compat in Next XboxBloomberg: No back-compat in Next Xbox

    (Date: Monday, April 8, 2013)
    If Microsoft is truly planning to reveal its plans for the Next Xbox on May 21st, that day can’t come soon enough as the same rumors (such as no backward- compatibility) keep resurfacing over and over, this time backed by a fairly credible source.

  • Microsoft planning Xbox event for MayMicrosoft planning Xbox event for May

    (Date: Monday, April 8, 2013)
    Microsoft had originally been planning to unveil its next-generation Xbox details at an event in April.

  • Motocross Madness Is ComingMotocross Madness Is Coming

    (Date: Saturday, April 6, 2013)
    Start Your Engines! Motocross Madness Is Coming April 10th.

  • FC3: Blood Dragon setting not a joke after all?FC3: Blood Dragon setting not a joke after all?

    (Date: Friday, April 5, 2013)
    Ugh...the futuristic theme was an April Fool’s joke, until it wasn’t...or isn’t it?!? You know what, maybe we should just stop talking about it until someone at Ubisoft explains it in a press release. My head hurts, I’m going to go lie down now.

  • Next Xbox may Next Xbox may "require" internet (AGAIN)

    (Date: Thursday, April 4, 2013)
    It seems like this is one rumor that the Next Xbox can’t shake, as a Kotaku source has just reignited the pesky fire once again. If you don’t have a persistent internet connection, the Durango won’t function, or so scuttlebutt would have us believe.

  • More layoffs at Square-Enix LA OfficeMore layoffs at Square-Enix LA Office

    (Date: Wednesday, April 3, 2013)
    And the hits just keep on coming.

  • Popcornflix Digital Movie Platform LaunchesPopcornflix Digital Movie Platform Launches

    (Date: Wednesday, April 3, 2013)
    FREE App Gives Movie Lovers Access to Hundreds Of Great Films Featuring Big Stars at No Charge.

  • RIP LucasartsRIP Lucasarts

    (Date: Wednesday, April 3, 2013)
    Lucasarts wasn’t strong enough with the Force to prevent this. Now that all games are cancelled, what does this mean for the future of Star Wars video games? Difficult to see, always in motion is the future.

  • Activision lays off 40 staff from Deadpool devActivision lays off 40 staff from Deadpool dev

    (Date: Tuesday, April 2, 2013)
    Squeenix LA is not the only office having it rough today, as Activision has laid off 40 staff from Deadpool developer High Moon Studios, well before the game’s summer release.

  • Layoffs hit Square-Enix Los AngelesLayoffs hit Square-Enix Los Angeles

    (Date: Tuesday, April 2, 2013)
    And now the bad news. Last week’s restructuring at Square-Enix has resulted today in an unspecified number of layoffs at Squeenix’s LA office. Meanwhile, Japanese teams behind FFXIII, FFXIV, & FFXIII Versus remain untouched and at large. Hmm.

  • Party like it’s 1939 in Tomb RaiderParty like it’s 1939 in Tomb Raider

    (Date: Tuesday, April 2, 2013)
    Good news! The second multiplayer DLC pack for Tomb Raider, titled "1939" is out today, following up on last month’s Xbox 360 exclusive "Caves and Cliffs DLC" with two new maps, and even more packs are on the way. Stay tuned for bad news, though...

  • Witcher 3 to feature three endings, 300 variationsWitcher 3 to feature three endings, 300 variations

    (Date: Tuesday, April 2, 2013)
    Those of you bummed out by how Mass Effect 3 turned out might look at the headline and scoff, but those of you who have played Witcher 2 know that such a feat is not only attainable but brimming with potential in developer CD Projekt RED’s hands.

  • Confirmed: Hayter not in MGS 5...and very sadConfirmed: Hayter not in MGS 5...and very sad

    (Date: Tuesday, April 2, 2013)
    In his own Twitlonger twitter post yesterday, David Hayter recently came clean and confirmed that he won’t be voicing Snake/Big Boss in the upcoming MGS V, and clarified that it was not his choice. Unfortunately, it wasn’t an April Fool’s Joke.

  • GTA V Box Art revealedGTA V Box Art revealed

    (Date: Tuesday, April 2, 2013)
    You know that it’s a Grand Theft Auto game when a cover art reveal garners the same if not more attention than the announcement of exclusive DLC for other titles. Speaking of which, I wonder if there will be an early Xbox 360 DLC window this time?

  • Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon gets April Fools’ AdFar Cry 3: Blood Dragon gets April Fools’ Ad

    (Date: Monday, April 1, 2013)
    The 1980’s Terminator-inspired visual and audio leanings are apparently fake, but the game is still real. Read on if you want to live...

  • Halo 4 Forge Island released earlyHalo 4 Forge Island released early

    (Date: Friday, March 29, 2013)
    Apparently, Epic Games are not the only company who can release highly anticipated free DLC early, not if 343 Industries has anything to say about it.

  • Minecraft reaches 6 million copies sold on XBLAMinecraft reaches 6 million copies sold on XBLA

    (Date: Friday, March 29, 2013)
    Need we say more?

  • GoW: Judgement Haven DLC available early (now!)GoW: Judgement Haven DLC available early (now!)

    (Date: Friday, March 29, 2013)
    Remember that free DLC that Epic Games and sponsor Maxim promised to make available shortly after launch? Well, it’s now available to download, even earlier than originally expected. So what are you standing there for, soldier? Go download it ASAP!

  • Kojima clarifies MGS V confusion...somewhatKojima clarifies MGS V confusion...somewhat

    (Date: Friday, March 29, 2013)
    In an recent interview with GameTrailers, Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima finally unwrapped the bandages on MGS V, addressing the Phantom Pain shenanigans, the absence of David Hayter and his future involvement with the franchise after MGS V.

  • Injustice: GAU demo coming April 2ndInjustice: GAU demo coming April 2nd

    (Date: Friday, March 29, 2013)
    You know Easter Weekend is over when DC Superheroes start pummelling and impaling the crap out of one another. Oh, and the Injustice demo is also coming out. And NO, neither Jesus or Jesse Custer (Preacher) have been confirmed as playable characters.

  • Ubisoft Toronto steps up to next, next AC gameUbisoft Toronto steps up to next, next AC game

    (Date: Friday, March 29, 2013)
    Ubisoft Toronto will have LOTS on its plate once it wraps up work on Splinter Cell: Blacklist, as the studio has already been pegged as one of the houses assigned to the next Assassin’s Creed game, as well as Rainbow Six Patriots, among other titles.

  • Darksiders devs to bid on franchise rightsDarksiders devs to bid on franchise rights

    (Date: Friday, March 29, 2013)
    In what might bring fans some sense of relief, the Darksiders IP, which has strangely failed to find a buyer up until now, will be bid on by its former developers now at Crytek, with the aim of keeping the franchise in the hands of its creators.

  • Xbox LIVE Rewards kicks off Xbox LIVE Rewards kicks off "Play to Earn" promo

    (Date: Friday, March 29, 2013)
    Microsoft’s elusive, low-key Xbox LIVE Rewards program is getting some much- needed face time with a new monthly promo that encourages members to play and purchase games in order to earn Avatar gear, discounts, rewards and bonus reward draw entries.

  • Telltale Games announces first Telltale Games announces first "Fables" game

    (Date: Thursday, March 28, 2013)
    The Walking Dead: The Videogame creators are continuing to build their cool street cred with yet another comic-book- inspired franchise that promises challenging narratives and thought- provoking gameplay. Better yet, it stars the Big Bad Wolf!

  • David Hayter not voicing Snake in MGS 5David Hayter not voicing Snake in MGS 5

    (Date: Thursday, March 28, 2013)
    David Hayter, the actor/screenwriter who has been the gravelly US voice of Snake since MGS1 will not be reprising his role. Another shock, the next best thing, Kiefer Sutherland is providing voice work for the game, but won’t be voicing Snake either.

  • Ground Zeroes and Phantom Pain separate?Ground Zeroes and Phantom Pain separate?

    (Date: Thursday, March 28, 2013)
    Contrary to statements made earlier today by Hideo Kojima himself at GDC, an update by Joystiq.com claims that MGS 5 will consist of TWO games after all. Don’t panic, this is Metal Gear, you’re supposed to feel confused. More contradictions to come.

  • Special Edition Camo Xbox 360 controller in MaySpecial Edition Camo Xbox 360 controller in May

    (Date: Thursday, March 28, 2013)
    Following an interesting trend that sees camouflage-themed controllers come out right around the announcement or release of a military-themed game, Microsoft will be releasing a camo-themed Xbox 360 controller in May. Perfect for use with MGS5!

  • MGS 5: Ground Zeroes is The Phantom PainMGS 5: Ground Zeroes is The Phantom Pain

    (Date: Thursday, March 28, 2013)
    Finally, one of the worst kept secrets in the modern videogame industry has finally been put to rest today as Kojima Productions has revealed that Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes and The Phantom Pain are one and the same. Shocked? Thought not.

  • Star Trek game delayed to coincide with movieStar Trek game delayed to coincide with movie

    (Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2013)
    Here’s an extremely rare win-win situation in movie-game development - Star Trek, a potentially good movie game is being held back in order to launch closer to the film Star Trek: Into Darkness, giving the developers plenty of extra polishing time!

  • Double Dragon 2 Remake coming April 5thDouble Dragon 2 Remake coming April 5th

    (Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2013)
    If Double Dragon: Neon didn’t give you enough retro Billy and Jimmy love, then prepare yourself for Double Dragon II: Wander of the Dragons, which not only boasts more of our classic pugilists but also 100% more PLAYABLE Marian. Girl Power!

  • Square-Enix Restructuring due to sales slumpSquare-Enix Restructuring due to sales slump

    (Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2013)
    Despite garnering wide critical acclaim, recent titles Tomb Raider, Hitman: Absolution and Sleeping Dogs failed to attain the sales targets publisher Square-Enix had expected them to reach, and heads are rolling. How will this affect future releases?

  • Canada unleashes its power at GDC 2013Canada unleashes its power at GDC 2013

    (Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2013)
    It’s time for us to shine the spotlight on our Canadian talent! 22 of our brightest and most creative studios have been selected to be part of Telefilm Canada’s Video Game Showcase at the GDC! On Tuesday March 26th at 10am

  • Konami Code unlocks Bioshock Infinite 1999 modeKonami Code unlocks Bioshock Infinite 1999 mode

    (Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2013)
    The Konami Code will never die! Bioshock Infinite’s hardest difficulty can be unlocked early at any point by inputting the classic code made famous by classics such as Contra and Gradius. No 999 lives, though.

  • Minecraft update Minecraft update "coming soon"

    (Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2013)
    In case you’ve been living under a rock (and if you’ve been playing a lot of Minecraft, you probably have been), a new update for this addictive "little" title is incoming. Not that there’s been a shortage of them.

  • Terraria coming to XBLA next weekTerraria coming to XBLA next week

    (Date: Saturday, March 23, 2013)
    Like some Dig Dug, platforming and big bosses mixed in with your Minecraft? Then you might like the Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup that is Terraria, finally coming to a console near you courtesy of 505 Games.

  • Day 1 Digital Sales held back by retail: MicrosoftDay 1 Digital Sales held back by retail: Microsoft

    (Date: Saturday, March 23, 2013)
    Annoyed that you can’t buy a new game such as Tomb Raider or Gears of War: Judgement from the Xbox Live Marketplace on launch day, or games like Binary Domain or Never Dead were only added to Games on Demand last week? Blame retail, says MS.

  • New Strider game rumored for XBLA, SteamNew Strider game rumored for XBLA, Steam

    (Date: Friday, March 22, 2013)
    It’s been 12 years since we last saw Strider Hiryu in his own game (outside of his appearances in the Marvel vs. Capcom titles). Could our wild-haired Ninja from the future be making a comeback?

  • Injustice: GAU Season Pass Announced, detailsInjustice: GAU Season Pass Announced, details

    (Date: Friday, March 22, 2013)
    As is the trend these days, Injustice: Gods Among Us will feature a Season Pass, providing a discount on upcoming DLC characters as well as an exclusive alternate skin pack.

  • Bioshock Infinite’s Elizabeth is EverywomanBioshock Infinite’s Elizabeth is Everywoman

    (Date: Thursday, March 21, 2013)
    It’s no surprise that Elizabeth, the enchanting heroine of Bioshock Infinite, is actually an amalgamation of four equally fascinating women, making her an "uber" woman of sorts, as this video explains. Note: No actual pinky fingers were cut short.

  • Next Xbox may use new controllers, Blu-RayNext Xbox may use new controllers, Blu-Ray

    (Date: Thursday, March 21, 2013)
    New rumors reinforcing old rumors. Scuttlebutt indicates that that the Durango controller will be more ergonomic and easier to use for "non- core gamers", and that games will come on Blu-Ray disc and require mandatory installation, among other things.

  • No single-player DLC planned for Tomb RaiderNo single-player DLC planned for Tomb Raider

    (Date: Thursday, March 21, 2013)
    Players looking for more island adventures in Tomb Raider’s Dragon’s Triangle beyond the campaign will have to settle for multiplayer DLC for the time being, as no single-player updates are in the works at present.

  • Thief 4 to allow for non-lethal playthroughsThief 4 to allow for non-lethal playthroughs

    (Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2013)
    Much like Deux Ex: Human Revolution, players who want to keep their consciences clean will be able to complete the next Thief game without killing anyone, or so developer Eidos Montreal promises.

  • Gears of War: Judgement Demo available nowGears of War: Judgement Demo available now

    (Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2013)
    Just a reminder that if you’re still on the fence as to whether to pick up GOW: Judgement, the OverRun Multiplayer demo is available free for download from Xbox Live RIGHT NOW, so you can be the judge. "Judge", get it? I’m here all week.

  • GameTrailers App now available on Xbox 360GameTrailers App now available on Xbox 360

    (Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2013)
    GameTrailers (along with Redbox Instant in the States) is the newest App to hit Xbox Live. Considering how notoriously buggy the video player on GT’s own website is, Xbox Live might be the only place you can get a reliable feed. Cheers!

  • Mark of the Ninja Special Edition DLC announcedMark of the Ninja Special Edition DLC announced

    (Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2013)
    If you’ve been looking for a reason to revisit the silent, blood-soaked world of the Ninja With No Name (seriously, he doesn’t have one), Klei Entertainment has something planned for this summer that just might lure you back in.

  • Remember Me’s Nilin seen as a risk to publishRemember Me’s Nilin seen as a risk to publish

    (Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2013)
    Apparently, even in this day and age, there is still a strong resistance among videogame publishers towards games starring female protagonists, according to Remember Me’s creative director.

  • Black Adam confirmed for Injustice: Gods Among UsBlack Adam confirmed for Injustice: Gods Among Us

    (Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2013)
    Shazam (aka Captain Marvel)’s longtime nemesis, Black Adam is the latest in a seemingly endless parade of playable character reveals for Injustice: Gods Among Us. And the comic geek in yours truly says "just keep ’em coming, Netherrealm Studios!"

  • Rumor: Xbox 720 to Launch in June 2013?Rumor: Xbox 720 to Launch in June 2013?

    (Date: Tuesday, March 19, 2013)
    This is crazy another rumor, but this one takes the cake! To launch the 720 in June 2013?

  • Resident Evil 6 Left 4 Dead 2 Crossover on PCResident Evil 6 Left 4 Dead 2 Crossover on PC

    (Date: Sunday, March 17, 2013)
    What happens when two of the most popular survival-horror-action franchises in videogame history collide? One of the coolest gaming crossovers ever, that’s what. Hopefully it will come to the Xbox 360 as well if we make enough noise.

  • Saints Row 4 coming out August 20thSaints Row 4 coming out August 20th

    (Date: Sunday, March 17, 2013)
    The purchase of Volition by Deep Silver doesn’t appear to affected their plans one bit, as Saints Row 4 will be appearing on store shelves near you in late August. Question is whether it will come packaged with a purple "sexual aid".

  • Injustice: Gods Among Us - Is Raven in, or out?Injustice: Gods Among Us - Is Raven in, or out?

    (Date: Thursday, March 14, 2013)
    Joystiq (via Gametrailers) has confirmed that the mysterious Raven will be a playable character in Injustice: Gods Among Us, on the very same day that it was hinted to us by Netherrealm Studios that she might not be. And GT’s video was pulled. Hmm...

  • Next-gen Pro Evolution Soccer will use Fox EngineNext-gen Pro Evolution Soccer will use Fox Engine

    (Date: Thursday, March 14, 2013)
    It looks like more games from Konami stand to benefit from Hideo Kojima’s much talked about Fox Engine, including the next Pro Evolution Soccer (PES) slated for next-gen consoles.

  • Call of Juarez: Gunslinger gameplay revealedCall of Juarez: Gunslinger gameplay revealed

    (Date: Thursday, March 14, 2013)
    Next-gen? We don’t need no stinkin’ next-gen! Or at least, Call of Juarez: Gunslinger doesn’t seem to think so, given the slick gameplay trailer they dropped today. Prepare for a lot of varmints gettin’ shot in the face.

  • Halo 4 Halo 4 "Castle" Map Pack coming out April 8th

    (Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2013)
    More multiplayer goodness is incoming for Halo 4. "Castle" will be the final map-pack included in the War Games Map Pass, so if you plunked down the money for the pass, make sure you don’t forget to download that sucker and get your money’s worth!

  • Square-Enix 50% off sale on Xbox Live (tomorrow?)Square-Enix 50% off sale on Xbox Live (tomorrow?)

    (Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2013)
    Apparently, the Ultimate Xbox Live Sale from two weeks ago has spawned some copycats, as Square-Enix is holding it’s own massive clearance sale on Xbox Live this week (expected to go into effect tomorrow). Check out the super savings on Deus Ex: HR!

  • It’s the last dance for Dance Central 3 DLCIt’s the last dance for Dance Central 3 DLC

    (Date: Saturday, March 9, 2013)
    All good things this generation must come to an end eventually, as made evident by Harmonix’s announcement to terminate Dance Central 3 DLC releases by the end of this month. It’s your last dance, it’s your last chance for DC3 love, my friends.

  • Microsoft Cancels Xbox Live Family Gold PlanMicrosoft Cancels Xbox Live Family Gold Plan

    (Date: Friday, March 8, 2013)
    It appears the offer of a Family Gold Pack Subscription, which cost $99 per year and allowed four family members to have Xbox Live Gold access, has been discontinued. Not cool!

  • Dead Space 3 Awakened DLC next weekDead Space 3 Awakened DLC next week

    (Date: Friday, March 8, 2013)
    More DLC goodness incoming! In just a few days, Dead Space 3 players will be able to continue the PTSD-and- hallucinogenic nightmare-fuelled misadventures of Issac and John in "Awakened".

  • Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon’s cover blownFar Cry 3: Blood Dragon’s cover blown

    (Date: Friday, March 8, 2013)
    Those of you who played the hell out of Far Cry 3 and are still craving new island jungle adventures might be in luck, as a standalone downloadable adventure is apparently in the works.

  • Army of Two: TDC demo out next weekArmy of Two: TDC demo out next week

    (Date: Friday, March 8, 2013)
    All you bro-tacular action fans better make some room on your Xbox 360 hard- drives, because EA is dropping some free co-op goodness on your behinds in anticipation of Army of Two: The Devil’s Cartel, which will be released on March 26th.

  • The Walking Dead Season 2 in late 2013 (not 2014)The Walking Dead Season 2 in late 2013 (not 2014)

    (Date: Friday, March 8, 2013)
    We’ve already heard that we will likely be getting some transitional DLC for The Walking Dead: The Video Game in the very near future, but it looks like the next season of this popular franchise will be upon us sooner than expected.

  • Lost Planet 3 out June 25th, retail pre-order DLCLost Planet 3 out June 25th, retail pre-order DLC

    (Date: Friday, March 8, 2013)
    Finally we now know exactly when we’ll be able to continue stomping around in the snow while decimating hordes of giant bugs. The inevitable question remains however; where do we pre-order? Gamestop? Amazon? Best Buy? Choose wisely.

  • Tomb Raider gets Caves and Cliffs Map PackTomb Raider gets Caves and Cliffs Map Pack

    (Date: Friday, March 8, 2013)
    You told Lara Croft that you love her in Tomb Raider(most of you with your dollars). Now she’s telling you she loves you more with a mulitiplayer map pack that will have an exclusive early window on Xbox 360. Unfortunately it requires more dollars.

  • Thi4f now just Thi4f now just "Thief", rebooted for Next Gen

    (Date: Tuesday, March 5, 2013)
    Sheesh, as soon as someone confirms a next generation of consoles is coming, all the stragglers jump ship to the next big thing. No big surprise, you’ll have to wait for the Xbox 720 to play the next Thief game now. At least it’s coming, though.

  • Far Cry 3 gets difficulty, outpost reset patchFar Cry 3 gets difficulty, outpost reset patch

    (Date: Tuesday, March 5, 2013)
    Never pulled off that double-death-from below stealth kill (from the water), or found that the game didn’t make you work hard enough to survive? Well now you’ll be able to relive all that hunting, stalking and running for your life at will.

  • Ninja Gaiden 3: RE will use SmartglassNinja Gaiden 3: RE will use Smartglass

    (Date: Tuesday, March 5, 2013)
    Those of you who were a little jealous of the PS4 video upload features showcased at Sony’s recent conference fear not, the Xbox 360 version of Ninja Gaiden 3 will feature both second-screen and video upload features via Smartglass! It’s the future!

  • New TMNT game planned for this summerNew TMNT game planned for this summer

    (Date: Tuesday, March 5, 2013)
    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows is a downloadable title coming to from Activision. These aren’t the cute, cartoony turtles you’ve come to know and love however, but rather the dark, gritty, Laird and Eastman ugly-in- a-cool-way kind.

  • Assassin’s Creed: Black Flag planned for Oct 29Assassin’s Creed: Black Flag planned for Oct 29

    (Date: Saturday, March 2, 2013)
    What was easily the worst kept game release secret of the year has been confirmed by Ubisoft’s teaser site,ironically leaking a release date and confirmation "for next-gen consoles".

  • Skulls of the Shogun New PricingSkulls of the Shogun New Pricing

    (Date: Friday, March 1, 2013)
    Indie developer 17-BIT today announced that Skulls of the Shogun now has new pricing on Xbox Live Arcade

  • Assassin’s Creed 4 confirmed by leaked box artAssassin’s Creed 4 confirmed by leaked box art

    (Date: Friday, March 1, 2013)
    Yup. Our next Assassin is a going to be a pirate. And blond!

  • Witcher 3 may support Witcher 2 import savesWitcher 3 may support Witcher 2 import saves

    (Date: Thursday, February 28, 2013)
    If you completed Witcher 2 on Xbox 360, you might want to hold on to that save file for a bit...

  • GoW: Judgement Premiere to stream on XBL March 3rdGoW: Judgement Premiere to stream on XBL March 3rd

    (Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2013)
    Xbox Live’s Major Nelson will be hosting the Worldwide Premiere Event for Gears of War: Judgement, LIVE on an Xbox 360 near you, provided you live in the US or Canada. Tweets will be answered, prizes will be awarded. Read on for details, soldier!

  • Capcom’s Remember Me gets June release dateCapcom’s Remember Me gets June release date

    (Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2013)
    Make a mental note: Remember Me is coming out on June 4th, the week before E3 2013. Think you can remember that? Well, our girl Nilin has some skills that say different, and she’s coming for ya, so you better write it down in your calendar.

  • Assassin’s Creed 4 to feature...more pirates?Assassin’s Creed 4 to feature...more pirates?

    (Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2013)
    If you enjoyed the sea battles of Assassin’s Creed 3, then you will probably love the concept for AC4, which appears as though it will involve even more ships, parlay, and lots of folks shouting "YAR!"

  • Quirky Phantom Breaker brawler hits XBLA todayQuirky Phantom Breaker brawler hits XBLA today

    (Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2013)
    Look out Scott Pilgrim, a new 2-D 4-player brawler is in town, and not only does it out-Japanify the pants out of Pilgrim, it also has onlne co-op play. Otaku alert!!!

  • GoW: Judgement free map and mode after launchGoW: Judgement free map and mode after launch

    (Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2013)
    An odd partnership between Epic Games and Maxim magazine has resulted in a free map and game mode for Gears of War: Judgement, scheduled for release soon after launch. What a beautiful baby those two made!

  • Gears of War: Judgement Season Pass plannedGears of War: Judgement Season Pass planned

    (Date: Tuesday, February 26, 2013)
    As with Gears of War 3, Judgement will be getting a Season Pass. This time however, it appears that all included DLC will be multiplayer-focused only.

  • THQ auctioning off final remaining franchisesTHQ auctioning off final remaining franchises

    (Date: Tuesday, February 26, 2013)
    THQ will part ways with its few remaining IPs thorugh a court-supervised auction. Can you believe that Darksiders and Red Faction are still among them?

  • Xbox LIVE Ultimate Game Sale starts tomorrowXbox LIVE Ultimate Game Sale starts tomorrow

    (Date: Monday, February 25, 2013)
    Those who have been longing for an Xbox Live sale with discounts deep enough to give Steam and the Playstation Store a run for their money need wait no longer, because the biggest sale to ever hit Xbox Live begins tomorrow, with new deals every day.

  • The Walking Dead will see more pre-Season 2 DLCThe Walking Dead will see more pre-Season 2 DLC

    (Date: Monday, February 25, 2013)
    Can’t wait for Season Two of The Walking Dead: The Videogame? Well, if developer Telltale Games has anything to say about it, your Zombie Apocalypse prayers may have just been answered.

  • Bioshock Infinite getting Season PassBioshock Infinite getting Season Pass

    (Date: Thursday, February 21, 2013)
    Don’t panic! It’s only more of the Bioshock you love - at least three DLC packs’ worth, and none of it multiplayer.

  • Final Mass Effect 3 DLC incomingFinal Mass Effect 3 DLC incoming

    (Date: Thursday, February 21, 2013)
    As if to outdo Spelunky, EA will be releasing their last single-player and multi-player add-ons for Mass Effect 3 next week.

  • Spelunky DLC for XBLA adds new characters, arenasSpelunky DLC for XBLA adds new characters, arenas

    (Date: Thursday, February 21, 2013)
    Two new downloadable packs for Mossmouth’s charming "rougelike" platformer add 24 new multiplayer deathmatch arenas as well as 8 new wacky characters, including a Viking, a Golden Monk and a Ninja. Sounds like the start of a pretty funny joke.

  • WWE 2K14 announced for a Fall 2013 releaseWWE 2K14 announced for a Fall 2013 release

    (Date: Wednesday, February 20, 2013)
    It was only recently confirmed that Take-Two Interactive acquired the WWE license following the fall of THQ, but now we finally have a release window for the next game, and with developer Yuke’s back on board, the franchise won’t even miss a step.

  • Destiny will require an Destiny will require an "always online" connection

    (Date: Sunday, February 17, 2013)
    Bungie’s Destiny may very well be the primer that separates the online manly-men from the little offline boys -- the game will require an online connection, even for single-player.

  • Destiny Revealed!Destiny Revealed!

    (Date: Sunday, February 17, 2013)
    Bungie has lifted the curtain on its latest project, Destiny, a sci-fi FPS epic that promises to span 10 years, dwarf the adventures of Master Chief in terms of scale and allow players to customize their avatars MMO style. Watch the Vidoc for more!

  • Destiny posters leaked ahead of Sunday revealDestiny posters leaked ahead of Sunday reveal

    (Date: Friday, February 15, 2013)
    Talk about a day for leaks! Posters for Bungie’s upcoming game destiny have arrived at GameStop stores today and naturally have found their way onto the internet, along with some details about the game.

  • Watch Dogs coming to Watch Dogs coming to "all home consoles"

    (Date: Friday, February 15, 2013)
    Some leaked promotional materials for Watch Dogs suggest that the "next- generation" title may be coming to all home consoles under the sun, implying that it may appear on the Xbox 360’s imminent successor as well as the current-gen consoles.

  • Confirmed: Take-Two acquires WWE license from THQ Confirmed: Take-Two acquires WWE license from THQ

    (Date: Friday, February 15, 2013)
    What was originally rumored following last month’s THQ auction has turned out to be true. 2K Games (Take-Two Interactive) will be publishing the Yukes-developed WWE wrestling game franchise going forward.

  • New Batman Arkham game to come out this yearNew Batman Arkham game to come out this year

    (Date: Wednesday, February 13, 2013)
    Good news, players can look forward to another Arkham-themed Batman game this year. Potential bad News, it likely won’t be from Rocksteady, the developers behind Arkham Asylum and Arkham City.

  • Bungie teasing Destiny with augmented reality gameBungie teasing Destiny with augmented reality game

    (Date: Wednesday, February 13, 2013)
    If you are chomping at the bit for more info on Bungie’s upcoming game Destiny, you’re not alone. In fact, Bungie is counting on thousands of curious players like yourself to work together online to uncover Destiny’s secrets.

  • Will the next Xbox require Kinect 2.0 to function?Will the next Xbox require Kinect 2.0 to function?

    (Date: Monday, February 11, 2013)
    As anticipation for the next generation of consoles heats up, more Xbox 720 specs "appear" to be leaking, and among them a report that the next Xbox will come packaged with a next-gen Kinect that will require to be "always on" and connected to work.

  • Skylanders Reaches One Billion In SalesSkylanders Reaches One Billion In Sales

    (Date: Monday, February 11, 2013)
    More than 100 Million Skylanders Toys Sold to Date. Skylanders Toys Outsold #1 Action Figures U.S. and Europe in 2012.

  • What if Microsoft, Sony and Sega were partners?What if Microsoft, Sony and Sega were partners?

    (Date: Saturday, February 9, 2013)
    Imagine an alternate universe where Sony and Microsoft were actually friends. Or a reality where Microsoft actually bought Sega. No, it’s not an episode of the Twilight Zone. Read on to hear from a former MS exec on how close we actually were.

  • Bungie’s Destiny to be Revealed SoonBungie’s Destiny to be Revealed Soon

    (Date: Thursday, February 7, 2013)
    In the latest Bungie Community Theater video, host DeeJ revealed that news on the developer’s Destiny project will be coming “within a matter of weeks.”

  • Ubisoft’s Rayman Legends Now Coming to Xbox 360Ubisoft’s Rayman Legends Now Coming to Xbox 360

    (Date: Thursday, February 7, 2013)
    Today, Ubisoft announced that its forthcoming title Rayman Legends will be released on the Xbox 360 in early September 2013.

  • Skylanders Swap Force Mixes It Up at Toy FairSkylanders Swap Force Mixes It Up at Toy Fair

    (Date: Thursday, February 7, 2013)
    16 New Characters With Swappable Top and Bottom, Halves Can Be Customized into More Than 250, Unique Combinations, Taking Skylanders and the \"Toys to Life\" Category to a New Level.

  • Nickelodeon And Activision Sign a DealNickelodeon And Activision Sign a Deal

    (Date: Thursday, February 7, 2013)
    Nickelodeon And Activision Sign Global, Multi-Year Deal To Produce Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles-Themed Video Games.

  • 3DS Castlevania game may come to HD consoles3DS Castlevania game may come to HD consoles

    (Date: Thursday, February 7, 2013)
    Only hours after the Wii U-exclusive Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge is revealed to be coming to Xbox 360 and PS3, Konami UK has hinted that another upcoming Nintendo-exclusive title may jump ship to the competition as well, this time from the 3DS.

  • Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge coming to 360Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge coming to 360

    (Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2013)
    Looks like the Wii U enhanced version of Ninja Gaiden 3 will be coming to the Xbox 360 and PS3 in April with a number of improvements over both the original as well as the Wii U port. Even bloodthirsty ninjas deserve a second chance...

  • CD Projeckt RED: Witcher 3 not the last after allCD Projeckt RED: Witcher 3 not the last after all

    (Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2013)
    Okay, bad news first. Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will still be the final game in the Geralt trilogy. Hulk sad. Good news is, it’s NOT the final Witcher game. Hulk back to being angry all the time. This is like Mass Effect and Gears all over again.

  • Paul Walker to star in the next Hitman moviePaul Walker to star in the next Hitman movie

    (Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2013)
    Will Hollywood ever learn?!? Paul Walker of Fast and Furious fame will be starring as Agent 47 in the next film based on the Hitman franchise, replacing Timothy Olyphant, who was also horribly miscast as our favorite bald assassin.

  • GTA V will be a current-gen title onlyGTA V will be a current-gen title only

    (Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2013)
    According to Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick, Grand Theft Auto V will not be coming to the next generation of consoles. Of course, that doesn’t rule out the possibility of playing GTA V on those consoles should they have backwards-compatibility, right?

  • Next Xbox may Next Xbox may "require" internet connection

    (Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2013)
    Along with rumblings that further support earlier rumored specs of Microsoft’s next console is a new rumor that it will also require a persistent connection to the internet in order to function.

  • Witcher 3 will be open-world RPG, likely next-genWitcher 3 will be open-world RPG, likely next-gen

    (Date: Tuesday, February 5, 2013)
    CD Projekt RED has confirmed that not only will the Witcher 3: Wild Hunt be the final game in The Witcher Saga, but it will also feature a sprawling, open-world 30 times bigger than that of Witcher 2.

  • Star Wars Pinball Coming Soon for DownloadStar Wars Pinball Coming Soon for Download

    (Date: Tuesday, February 5, 2013)
    Use the Force to guide the silver ball and become a Jedi Master pinball pro.

  • Extend Your Stay with the Borderlands Add-On PackExtend Your Stay with the Borderlands Add-On Pack

    (Date: Tuesday, February 5, 2013)
    2K Games announced today that players can expand their gameplay experience which bundles into a single packaged product all of the digital content previously released on the Xbox LIVE up to the second add-on campaign.

  • Dead Island – Over 5 million copies soldDead Island – Over 5 million copies sold

    (Date: Tuesday, February 5, 2013)
    Deep Silver today announced it has achieved a major milestone in worldwide sales for the zombie action game Dead Island.

  • Scott Pilgrim DLC delayed...AGAINScott Pilgrim DLC delayed...AGAIN

    (Date: Tuesday, February 5, 2013)
    Once more, the DLC that would allow us all to play Scott Pilgrim vs. The World online has been held back again, and worse, it may be for reasons totally unrelated to multiplayer.

  • Black Tusk Studios working on four new IPs for MSBlack Tusk Studios working on four new IPs for MS

    (Date: Monday, February 4, 2013)
    It’s no secret that Microsoft is hurting for new exclusive properties to bolster its next gen ambitions, and it turns out that the recently acquired Black Tusk studios will be leading the charge with three more IPs than originally expected.

  • Horizon Jalopnik Car Pack out next TuesdayHorizon Jalopnik Car Pack out next Tuesday

    (Date: Friday, February 1, 2013)
    Time to put those racing gloves back on, as Turn 10 and Playground Games are far from done delivering content for Microsoft’s elite racer.

  • New Xbox Shipping This HolidayNew Xbox Shipping This Holiday

    (Date: Friday, February 1, 2013)
    Sources: Next PlayStation unveiled this month, shipping this holiday alongside next Xbox!

  • Celebrate New York Toy Fair with Skylanders GiantsCelebrate New York Toy Fair with Skylanders Giants

    (Date: Friday, February 1, 2013)
    TOYS’R’US Times Square invites kids to be among the first in the world to receive a complimentary, hotly anticipated skylanders giants character, Ninjini.

  • Skulls of the Shogun is now available worldwideSkulls of the Shogun is now available worldwide

    (Date: Thursday, January 31, 2013)
    Skulls of the Shogun is now available worldwide for Xbox 360.

  • Grand Theft Auto 5 Date AnnouncedGrand Theft Auto 5 Date Announced

    (Date: Thursday, January 31, 2013)
    Rockstar Games announced today that Grand Theft Auto V is expected to launch worldwide on September 17, 2013.

  • EA: Medal of Honor is officially on shore leaveEA: Medal of Honor is officially on shore leave

    (Date: Thursday, January 31, 2013)
    The Medal of Honor franchise has been taken out of rotation by parent company EA after disappointing sales its of Medal of Honor: Warfighter last fall.

  • Disney closes down Epic Mickey developerDisney closes down Epic Mickey developer

    (Date: Tuesday, January 29, 2013)
    Right on the heels of THQ’s closure, Disney has shuttered Junction Point Studios, the developer behind Disney Epic Mickey and Disney Epic Mickey 2.

  • Apparently its never too late for Scott PilgrimApparently its never too late for Scott Pilgrim

    (Date: Tuesday, January 29, 2013)
    If you were one of the few who held out on buying Scott Pilgrim vs. The World two years ago due to the lack of online multiplayer, rejoice, as you’ll now be able to find some pugilistic friends to play with online for only an extra two dollars!

  • Crytek opens new US Studio, takes on Vigil staffCrytek opens new US Studio, takes on Vigil staff

    (Date: Monday, January 28, 2013)
    While the fate of Vigil Games and the Darksiders IP is still unknown in the aftermath of the recent THQ auction, Crytek is welcoming a select number of Vigil staff on board for their first stateside venture.

  • Splinter Cell: Blacklist CE getting Spy PlaneSplinter Cell: Blacklist CE getting Spy Plane

    (Date: Monday, January 28, 2013)
    Who says you need to be a Call of Duty game to include expensive radio- controlled toys in your Collector’s Editions? Definitely not Sam Fisher. I would have gone for Stealth goggles, but I guess COD already took that idea...

  • Gears of War: Judgement Demo will be out at launchGears of War: Judgement Demo will be out at launch

    (Date: Monday, January 28, 2013)
    Gears of War: Judgement won’t be launching all by its lonesome. A multiplayer demo will be available on launch day for anyone who wants to test the waters before jumping in and getting curb-stomped.

  • Disney Infinity discs will contain future assetsDisney Infinity discs will contain future assets

    (Date: Friday, January 25, 2013)
    Disney’s upcoming Skylanders Killer will actually include future movie IP content on discs, which potentially could lead to hackers unlocking content ahead of time, spoiling future Disney movies and breaking chidren’s hearts everywhere.

  • The End of Days for THQThe End of Days for THQ

    (Date: Friday, January 25, 2013)
    While THQ’s IPs are all likely to live on in the hands of their respective buyers, THQ the company and its brand will disappear for good in the coming weeks, along with hundreds of people losing their jobs, many of them finding out only yesterday.

  • Platinum Games interested in Darksiders IPPlatinum Games interested in Darksiders IP

    (Date: Friday, January 25, 2013)
    Perhaps in an even stranger twist than the popular Darksiders IP not being snagged up immediately during this week’s THQ auction, Japanese developer Platinum Games (of Bayonetta and Vanquish fame) is considering purchasing the game on the cheap.

  • Crysis 3 Multiplayer Beta opens January 29thCrysis 3 Multiplayer Beta opens January 29th

    (Date: Thursday, January 24, 2013)
    Hope you’re ready to stomp around Crytek’s beautiful (and literal) concrete New York jungle once again, as the Crysis 3 open beta starts next week. Just try not to take an arrow to the knee while you’re hopping about in that nanosuit, okay?

  • WWE franchise skips THQ Auction, bought by...2K?WWE franchise skips THQ Auction, bought by...2K?

    (Date: Thursday, January 24, 2013)
    One of THQ’s biggest licensed properties has found a new home, and surprisingly, it’s not at EA.

  • As the THQ auction continues, numbers disclosedAs the THQ auction continues, numbers disclosed

    (Date: Thursday, January 24, 2013)
    Relic (Company of Heroes 2) goes to Sega. Crytek snags the Homefront IP. Take 2 gets \"Evolve\", and Ubisoft purchases THQ Montreal, getting back one of their key game designers in the process (awkward!). But what of Vigil Games and the Darksiders IP?

  • Deep Silver Aquires Metro & Saints RowDeep Silver Aquires Metro & Saints Row

    (Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2013)
    Koch Media announced today that it has secured the intellectual property rights of Metro and Saints Row.

  • Ubisoft acquires THQ MontrealUbisoft acquires THQ Montreal

    (Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2013)
    Today, Ubisoft announced the acquisition of THQ Montreal as well as the publishing rights for the upcoming South Park: The Stick of Truth video game, being developed externally by Obsidian.

  • South Park Studios moving to block THQ saleSouth Park Studios moving to block THQ sale

    (Date: Tuesday, January 22, 2013)
    Looks like when THQ proposed to put up all its properties for sale earlier this year in order to get out of bankruptcy, they didn’t run it by South Park Studios, the team behind The Stick of Truth. You know what comes next... Lawsuits!

  • Get Gears of War: Judgement early, get GOW1Get Gears of War: Judgement early, get GOW1

    (Date: Tuesday, January 22, 2013)
    And now the circle is complete. Early copies of Gears of War: Judgement will come with a digital copy of the original Gears of War. You see what they did there? They just made the game that started it all a sequel and a prequel at the same time!

  • DMC DLC will feature classic Dante and Neo looksDMC DLC will feature classic Dante and Neo looks

    (Date: Tuesday, January 22, 2013)
    Still not liking the new Dante? Well, he’s not going away, sorry. But at least you’ll be able to look like the old Dante while you’re playing the new DMC...provided you are ready to pay for it.

  • Halo 4 gets its first Community Playlist UpdateHalo 4 gets its first Community Playlist Update

    (Date: Monday, January 21, 2013)
    According to 343 Industries’ community forums, Halo 4 will be getting its first "Community Playlist Update" in order to test out Forge levels developed by community members. If you’ve been hankering for new maps, this is your chance for input!

  • Spartan Ops S1 continues today with Episode 6Spartan Ops S1 continues today with Episode 6

    (Date: Monday, January 21, 2013)
    Season 1 of Spartan Ops brings more co-op gaming goodness to Halo 4 fans today. Read on for details, but be warned, plot spoilers lie ahead for those still playing through Episodes 1-5!

  • Halo 2 takes its final bow (on PC) on Feb. 15thHalo 2 takes its final bow (on PC) on Feb. 15th

    (Date: Friday, January 18, 2013)
    Apparently Master Chief never got around to finishing the fight on PC, as a group of around 20 people have been keeping Halo 2’s multiplayer alive on the platform long after its 2007 release. Sadly, that’s all about to end next month...

  • Splinter Cell: Blacklist set to launch August 20thSplinter Cell: Blacklist set to launch August 20th

    (Date: Wednesday, January 16, 2013)
    Anyone who thinks the latter half of 2013 will be devoid of heavy hitters for the Xbox 360 forgot about Sam Fisher, who will be marking, executing, kicking ass and taking names late this summer.

  • MUD Motocross Hits North Ameerican Arenas SoonMUD Motocross Hits North Ameerican Arenas Soon

    (Date: Tuesday, January 15, 2013)
    NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. announced that MUD - FIM Motocross World Championship will be available for the Xbox 360.

  • Tomb Raider gets its own official Xbox controllerTomb Raider gets its own official Xbox controller

    (Date: Saturday, January 12, 2013)
    Your New Year’s resolution was to stop buying collector edition controllers. They’re the Faberge Eggs of video games. They’re the devil. But how can you say no to a Tomb Raider controller all scratched up and bandaged like Lara Croft? You can’t, eh?

  • Capcom Announces Arcade Cabinet for XBLACapcom Announces Arcade Cabinet for XBLA

    (Date: Friday, January 11, 2013)
    Capcom has dug into their arcade classics hat many a time in the past, and they’re even known to double, triple and quadruple-dip to relieve us of our hard earned cash each generation. But this collection may promise some rare, more obscure classics.

  • Japanese Far Cry 3 edits out sex and violence Japanese Far Cry 3 edits out sex and violence

    (Date: Friday, January 11, 2013)
    Few countries are known for breaking as many sexual taboos as Japan, but even there apparently Far Cry has too much sex and violence for their tastes - so much so that it can even end the game if players abuse it. Read on to see what got cut.

  • Skylanders Franchise Reaches Over $500 MillionSkylanders Franchise Reaches Over $500 Million

    (Date: Friday, January 11, 2013)
    According to data from the NPD Group, the Skylanders franchise crossed $500 million in retail sales in the U.S., inclusive of accessory packs and figures, and reached this milestone faster than any other kids’ gaming property.

  • LEGO Marvel Super Heroes AnnouncedLEGO Marvel Super Heroes Announced

    (Date: Wednesday, January 9, 2013)
    Marvel Super Heroes are assembling for an action-packed, brick-smashing good time!

  • Dead Rising 3 listed in animator’s online resumeDead Rising 3 listed in animator’s online resume

    (Date: Monday, January 7, 2013)
    Don’t you just love social media? Once again a yet to be officially announced sequel has been outed by an insider who was just trying to do some honest self-promotion (or brag to his buddies). Will we see another Dead Rising game in this generation?

  • Microsoft buys entertainment startup R2 StudiosMicrosoft buys entertainment startup R2 Studios

    (Date: Friday, January 4, 2013)
    Microsoft is at it again, buying up yet another company that supposedly will further entrench the current and/or next Xbox in the entertainment space.

  • THQ Bankruptcy Drama Continues with ControversyTHQ Bankruptcy Drama Continues with Controversy

    (Date: Friday, January 4, 2013)
    THQ ended 2012 in a shroud of suspense as it filed for bankruptcy, putting the future of games like Metro: Last Light and South Park: The Stick of Truth in jeopardy. Now it seems that THQ has a solution, but its creditors aren’t too happy about it.

  • Crimson Dragon for Kinect LIVES ON!!!Crimson Dragon for Kinect LIVES ON!!!

    (Date: Friday, January 4, 2013)
    Those of you who have been looking forward to the spiritual successor to Panzer Dragoon but feared it had vanished into oblivion can now keep hope alive. A leaked Xbox Live demo for the game indicates chances for a future release are looking good.

  • More Forza Horizon DLC Incoming - Recaro, anyone?More Forza Horizon DLC Incoming - Recaro, anyone?

    (Date: Saturday, December 29, 2012)
    Turn 10 is keeping up with its Monthly Car Packs, starting off January with the Recaro Pack plus a sweet bonus Pagani Zonda for Season Pass holders.

  • Retail Version of The Walking Dead extremely buggyRetail Version of The Walking Dead extremely buggy

    (Date: Saturday, December 29, 2012)
    Did you run out and buy the retail copy of The Walking Dead for your Xbox 360 following its VGA GOTY win? Or receive it as a present? You might not want to open it yet, if you haven’t already.

  • Rockstar releases new GTAV screenshots on FacebookRockstar releases new GTAV screenshots on Facebook

    (Date: Saturday, December 29, 2012)
    Sharks? Deep Sea explorers? Passenger Planes? SHARKS?!? Rockstar Games has dropped another tantalizing set of screenshots that will have GTA diehards foaming at the mouth.

  • Next Xbox will destroy the PS4, says GoogleNext Xbox will destroy the PS4, says Google

    (Date: Tuesday, December 18, 2012)
    Enough holiday cheer, it’s time for more chest-pounding! According to Google Trends, the Xbox 720 will rule the next generation of consoles...provided that the world doesn’t end on December 21st.

  • The Scorchers DLC will be out next week for RageThe Scorchers DLC will be out next week for Rage

    (Date: Friday, December 14, 2012)
    Just in case you’re still holding on to your copy of Rage (or eying that copy in your local game shop’s bargain bin), the long rumored Scorchers DLC will be available next week.

  • MGR: Revengeance demo will be out in JanuaryMGR: Revengeance demo will be out in January

    (Date: Friday, December 14, 2012)
    If you want to play the Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance demo without shelling out the cash for the Zone of Enders HD Collection, you’ll finally be able to get a taste of Raiden-style slice n’ dice action early next year.

  • 7 Wonders of Crysis 3 Webisode 1 now on YouTube7 Wonders of Crysis 3 Webisode 1 now on YouTube

    (Date: Thursday, December 13, 2012)
    Recovered from your 12/12/2012 wedding ceremony? Good. While you were out getting hitched, EA, Crytek and the director from The Book of Eli made a baby on Youtube. Don’t just stand there, soldier, drop the wife, click here and get your eyes on it!!!

  • Square Enix Announces Hitman HD: TrilogySquare Enix Announces Hitman HD: Trilogy

    (Date: Thursday, December 13, 2012)
    Square Enix today announced HITMAN HD: TRILOGY, a deadly combination of games including Hitman Contracts, Hitman 2: Silent Assassin and Hitman Blood Money.

  • Vote now on Bioshock Infinite’s alternate coverVote now on Bioshock Infinite’s alternate cover

    (Date: Wednesday, December 12, 2012)
    Democracy is alive and well in the videogame industry! If you hated the final box art for Bioshock Infinite as much as everyone else, Irrational Games boss Ken Levine is inviting all offended to vote on an alternate reversible cover. Choose wisely!

  • Kinect Party to be free for a limited time Kinect Party to be free for a limited time

    (Date: Tuesday, December 11, 2012)
    Double Fine Production’s follow-up to Happy Action Theater will be available next week, and will be free to download until the end of the year. Very little is free on Xbox Live, so make sure to grab it while it’s hot!

  • SkyDrive Xbox app launches todaySkyDrive Xbox app launches today

    (Date: Tuesday, December 11, 2012)
    Microsoft has announced today that 40 new Xbox apps will be made available shortly. Including Skydrive!

  • Sega and Hot Wheels Partner UpSega and Hot Wheels Partner Up

    (Date: Monday, December 10, 2012)
    Sega and Hot Wheels have developed a unique partnership to further enhance the racing experience of Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed.

  • Halo 4 Infinity Challenge begins December 17thHalo 4 Infinity Challenge begins December 17th

    (Date: Thursday, December 6, 2012)
    343 Industries and Virgin Gaming are teaming up to host the Halo 4 Infinity Challenge, where players across North America have a chance to win BIG prizes, including a UNSC-branded Ford F-150 or two minutes of immortality in an upcoming Halo game.

  • Splinter Cell Film is Coming!Splinter Cell Film is Coming!

    (Date: Thursday, December 6, 2012)
    Companies Will Work Together with Actor Tom Hardy and Screenwriter Eric Warren Singer To Bring Video Game Franchise To The Big Screen

  • More Mass Effect 3 DLC incoming, possible finale?More Mass Effect 3 DLC incoming, possible finale?

    (Date: Wednesday, December 5, 2012)
    Commander Shepard’s adventures aren’t quite over yet, but the next one Bioware is working on is rumored to be pretty big, involving a full staff of writers and several returning voice actors. Could this be the REAL ME3 ending fans have been craving?

  • Forza Horizon December IGN Car Pack available nowForza Horizon December IGN Car Pack available now

    (Date: Wednesday, December 5, 2012)
    Forza Horizon fans should definitely make a note to fire up their game discs today and download the December IGN Pack, which will add another 7 luxurious cars to their collection. And don’t forget, the Rally Expansion is due later this month!

  • Motorola’s US Xbox 360 ban...DENIED!!!Motorola’s US Xbox 360 ban...DENIED!!!

    (Date: Wednesday, December 5, 2012)
    Americans who just bought Xbox 360’s and are enjoying the big Triple-A games of the holidays should pause for a moment and be thankful, as many of them don’t know how close they came to not being able to buy an Xbox 360 this season...ANYWHERE.

  • Take a vacation with Far Cry 3Take a vacation with Far Cry 3

    (Date: Tuesday, December 4, 2012)
    Today, Ubisoft announced that Far Cry 3, the open world first person shooter from Ubisoft Montreal and Massive, is now available on the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.

  • Ubisoft announces DLC for Assassin’s Creed 3Ubisoft announces DLC for Assassin’s Creed 3

    (Date: Tuesday, December 4, 2012)
    First Downloadable Content for Assassin’s Creed III Available Today for Season Pass Holders.

  • Skyrim Dragonborn DLC out this week on Xbox 360Skyrim Dragonborn DLC out this week on Xbox 360

    (Date: Tuesday, December 4, 2012)
    Just when you thought you were out of Skyrim’s life-sucking orbit, that pesky arrow you took to the knee slowed you down enough so that ALL the dragons could suck you back in. At least you’ll be getting it early if you play on an Xbox 360.

  • Killer Instinct trademark renewal DENIED Killer Instinct trademark renewal DENIED

    (Date: Tuesday, December 4, 2012)
    While it’s still unclear as to why Microsoft applied to renew the Killer Instinct license back in September, it turns out that a long-cancelled TV show has ensured that if there is ever another KI game, It won’t be called "Killer Instinct".

  • Was Bungie teasing us with Destiny in ODST?Was Bungie teasing us with Destiny in ODST?

    (Date: Friday, November 30, 2012)
    Those sly sons of guns! Long before officially handing over the reigns of the Halo franchise to 343 Industries, Bungie was dangling a clue to what their next big epic would be right in front of our noses! We’d like to say we’d seen it coming, but...

  • Next Xbox Console for 2013 Holiday SeasonNext Xbox Console for 2013 Holiday Season

    (Date: Friday, November 30, 2012)
    Microsoft Corp. will release the next version of its Xbox video-game machine, the top-selling console, in time for the holidays next year, according to people familiar with the company’s plans.

  • Xbox 360 Xbox 360 "wins" in US Thanksgiving sales. YAY!

    (Date: Thursday, November 29, 2012)
    Much like how Mitt Romney took his sweet time conceding defeat to Barack Obama, Sony has finally divulged its sales numbers for the US Thanksgiving Holiday, revealing a very good pickup in unit sales, but still far below that of the Xbox 360.

  • Halo 4 Crimson Map Pack Coming Dec 10Halo 4 Crimson Map Pack Coming Dec 10

    (Date: Thursday, November 29, 2012)
    Spartans, get ready to take the fight to new frontiers. 343 Industries announced today the “Halo 4” Crimson Map Pack will be available for download starting Dec. 10, featuring three new environments for you to wage battle on Xbox LIVE with friends.

  • Xbox LIVE Gold Unlocks This WeekendXbox LIVE Gold Unlocks This Weekend

    (Date: Thursday, November 29, 2012)
    From Thursday, Nov. 29 through Sunday, Dec. 2. will be a great time to check out the Xbox LIVE subscription service.

  • Deathstroke added to Injustice RosterDeathstroke added to Injustice Roster

    (Date: Thursday, November 29, 2012)
    Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment Add Deathstroke to Injustice: Gods Among Us Roster.

  • Microsoft Officially Introduces Black Tusk StudiosMicrosoft Officially Introduces Black Tusk Studios

    (Date: Thursday, November 29, 2012)
    Today, Microsoft Studios officially introduces its newest first-party developer, Black Tusk Studios, based in Vancouver, British Columbia.

  • More Destiny story detailsMore Destiny story details

    (Date: Thursday, November 29, 2012)
    If that initial Destiny screenshot from Bungie left you hungering for more details, additional screens and info on the game’s story unearthed by IGN will have your mouth watering, trust us.

  • Bungie’s New Game LeakedBungie’s New Game Leaked

    (Date: Wednesday, November 28, 2012)
    Bungie’s Denstiny game got leak all over the net. It’s more like screenshots. Looking good!

  • Free Shipping from Irrational Games StoreFree Shipping from Irrational Games Store

    (Date: Wednesday, November 28, 2012)
    Irrational Games is offering free shipping within the U.S. and reduced rates worldwide on all items in their online store.

  • BlazBlue 3rd Anniversary Contest Round-upBlazBlue 3rd Anniversary Contest Round-up

    (Date: Wednesday, November 28, 2012)
    Aksys Games is proud to announce that two more contests to celebrate the 3rd anniversary of BlazBlue are currently live: "Caption the Blue" and "All Eyes on the Azure."

  • Black Friday Long Weekend a good one for Xbox LiveBlack Friday Long Weekend a good one for Xbox Live

    (Date: Tuesday, November 27, 2012)
    According to Xbox Live’s Major Nelson, Xbox 360 sales, Xbox Live subscriptions and Xbox Live activity skyrocketed over the long weekend.

  • New media for DarkNew media for Dark

    (Date: Tuesday, November 27, 2012)
    Publisher Kalypso Media and developer Realmforge Studios are pleased to show off a selection of exciting new screenshots from DARK, the upcoming action-RPG for console and Windows PC.

  • Xbox System update going out today Xbox System update going out today

    (Date: Tuesday, November 27, 2012)
    System update going out today to fix various issues, such as Xbox Music, Xbox Smart Glass.

  • Skylanders Mobile Is Upon Us!Skylanders Mobile Is Upon Us!

    (Date: Friday, November 23, 2012)
    Skylanders Mobile Starter Pack lets you bring the Skylanders to life on your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch! Connect the Bluetooth portal to your device, place a Skylanders character on the portal and let the adventure begin.

  • Happy ThanksgivingHappy Thanksgiving

    (Date: Thursday, November 22, 2012)
    From the entire staff here at XboxAddict.com, we’d like to wish you all a happy Thanksgiving.

  • Job listings point to 343 hiring for Halo MMOJob listings point to 343 hiring for Halo MMO

    (Date: Wednesday, November 21, 2012)
    343 Industries first foray into new content in the Halo Universe has been an impressive success.

  • Help Peter Molyneux with Project GodusHelp Peter Molyneux with Project Godus

    (Date: Wednesday, November 21, 2012)
    GODUS is a delightful reinvention of the god game from 22cans and Peter Molyneux, who created the genre.

  • Xbox TV Coming in 2013Xbox TV Coming in 2013

    (Date: Wednesday, November 21, 2012)
    Microsoft is building an Xbox set-top box. Multiple sources familiar with Redmond’s plans have confirmed to The Verge that the company plans to introduce a low-cost alternative to its Xbox console.

  • Family Guy Hits The StoresFamily Guy Hits The Stores

    (Date: Tuesday, November 20, 2012)
    Universes are about to collide as Activision Blizzard, Inc., and Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products announced today that Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse is now available at retail outlets nationwide.

  • More details on the next XboxMore details on the next Xbox

    (Date: Tuesday, November 20, 2012)
    The Next Xbox Will Have a Quad-Core Processor, 8GB Ram, Blu-Ray, Kinect 2.0 and More!

  • Paid Karaoke Streaming coming to Xbox 360Paid Karaoke Streaming coming to Xbox 360

    (Date: Tuesday, November 20, 2012)
    Been going with your friends to Karaoke bars lately but getting sick of waiting 30 minutes for your song to come up? Want to save money by bringing and mixing your own alcohol? Well, soon you’ll be able to cut out the karaoke middle-man on Xbox Live.

  • Disney Interactive Launches Disney Epic Mickey 2Disney Interactive Launches Disney Epic Mickey 2

    (Date: Monday, November 19, 2012)
    Sequel To The Award-Winning ‘Disney Epic Mickey’ Is Now Available At Retailers Nationwide.

  • The Next Xbox might simply be called XboxThe Next Xbox might simply be called Xbox

    (Date: Saturday, November 17, 2012)
    The new console’s name, for instance, will be simply "Xbox" with no numerical modifiers to speak of, according to the magazine.

  • Black Ops 2 Sells like crazy in 24 hours!Black Ops 2 Sells like crazy in 24 hours!

    (Date: Friday, November 16, 2012)
    Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 delivers more than $500 million in worldwide retail sales in first 24 hours.

  • Spike TV announces nominees for 10th annual VGASpike TV announces nominees for 10th annual VGA

    (Date: Thursday, November 15, 2012)
    “VGA Ten” to stream on Xbox Live with roundbreaking new interactivity via Smart Glass.

  • Arnold Palmer on Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14Arnold Palmer on Tiger Woods PGA Tour 14

    (Date: Thursday, November 15, 2012)
    New PGA TOUR and LPGA Golfers Also Make Their Debut In Tiger Woods PGA TOUR Franchise.

  • Xbox Live Is Ten TodayXbox Live Is Ten Today

    (Date: Thursday, November 15, 2012)
    Head over to twitter and follow @majornelson today, you’ll have a chance at some celebration prizes! #XboxLIVEISTen

  • MS rewards 10-year XBL vets with free consolesMS rewards 10-year XBL vets with free consoles

    (Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2012)
    If you’ve been with Xbox Live since the beginning with the same account, then you might be getting a VERY special surprise in your mailbox courtesy of Microsoft. Drat! I missed it by just one year!

  • Tom Hardy to star in Splinter Cell MovieTom Hardy to star in Splinter Cell Movie

    (Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2012)
    What could be cooler than Tom "Bane" Hardy playing the role of Mr. Sam Fisher, apart from having a Michael Ironside voice-over? Casting seems perfect, but are we really ready to see only the bottom half of Hardy’s face for an entire movie this time?

  • Second Official GTA V Trailer revealedSecond Official GTA V Trailer revealed

    (Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2012)
    Just like the "skeletons in your closet", you can’t hide from this trailer if you’re on the internet. So says Stevie Wonder!

  • Five Important Features for Black Ops IIFive Important Features for Black Ops II

    (Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2012)
    With Call of Duty: Black Ops II in players’ hands, here are five important features fans need to know about Call of Duty Elite for Call of Duty: Black Ops II.

  • LEGO Lord of the Rings is Here!LEGO Lord of the Rings is Here!

    (Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2012)
    Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games and the LEGO Group today announced the launch of LEGO The Lord of the Rings™ for Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.

  • Xbox 360 maximum USB storage limit increasedXbox 360 maximum USB storage limit increased

    (Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2012)
    Preemptively kicking dirt into the Deluxe Wii U’s face, Microsoft has quietly increased the maximum USB drive storage limit on Xbox 360 to 32GB per drive -- great news for anyone playing Halo 4 on a 4GB Arcade/Slim Xbox 360 who’s tapped for space.

  • Halo 4 Spartan Ops Episode 2, SWAT now LiveHalo 4 Spartan Ops Episode 2, SWAT now Live

    (Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2012)
    The second weekly episode of Halo 4’s post-campaign co-op story mode is now available for download via the game’s Infinity multiplayer mode. The SWAT gametype is also now available in Halo 4’s multiplayer playlists.

  • Halo 4 is the biggest launch ever!Halo 4 is the biggest launch ever!

    (Date: Monday, November 12, 2012)
    "Halo 4" is officially the biggest "Halo" launch in history and the biggest entertainment launch of the year to date!

  • Silicon Knights’ troubles still far from overSilicon Knights’ troubles still far from over

    (Date: Friday, November 9, 2012)
    The embattled Canadian developer of Too Human has been court-ordered to destroy all existing copies of its games using Unreal Engine 3, including the aforementioned Xbox 360 exclusive. Better grab ’em quick, as they might be collectors items someday!

  • The video game industry had a rough OctoberThe video game industry had a rough October

    (Date: Friday, November 9, 2012)
    Video game retail sales fall 25 percent year-on-year in 11th straight month of decline.

  • More GTA5 details revealedMore GTA5 details revealed

    (Date: Friday, November 9, 2012)
    More details about GTA5 have emerged thanks to Game Informer’s cover story released earlier today. Among them are the names of the three protagonists, the ability to switch between them at almost any time, and an original musical score.

  • More Exclusive Skylanders Giants!More Exclusive Skylanders Giants!

    (Date: Thursday, November 8, 2012)
    Even more exclusive Skylanders Giants coming to our friends at Wal-Mart. "Glow In the Dark" - Sonic Boom.

  • Grand Theft Auto 5 will have three protagonistsGrand Theft Auto 5 will have three protagonists

    (Date: Thursday, November 8, 2012)
    Chomping at the bit for more news about GTA5? Well, just on the cusp of Game Informer Magazine’s exclusive cover story set to drop later today, it’s been revealed that GTA5 will feature not one but three playable characters.

  • Gears of War: Judgement Pre-Order DLC AnnouncedGears of War: Judgement Pre-Order DLC Announced

    (Date: Thursday, November 8, 2012)
    Remember that OTHER big franchise on Xbox 360 where you shoot aliens and stuff? Well, if you can stop playing Halo 4 for a minute, check out the goodies you’ll get if you pre-order your copy of the next Gears of War installment (due out next Spring).

  • Call of Duty Teams Up With YouTubeCall of Duty Teams Up With YouTube

    (Date: Thursday, November 8, 2012)
    Call of Duty Black Ops 2 will allow players to live stream Call of Duty: Black Ops II multiplayer League Play games, as well as the player’s webcam and audio commentary while playing.

  • Halo 4 will reward MS Points for logging MP hoursHalo 4 will reward MS Points for logging MP hours

    (Date: Wednesday, November 7, 2012)
    Microsoft is offering dedicated Halo 4 fans a multitude of ways to earn MS Points via the Xbox Rewards Program until November 30th. The question is, will you have enough time, money and friends to make it worth the investment? Read on, soldier.

  • Kinect might REALLY be watching you in the futureKinect might REALLY be watching you in the future

    (Date: Wednesday, November 7, 2012)
    It seems lately that new info about the Xbox 720 is just as likely to incite doom and gloom as it is excitement, but a new patent filed by Microsoft might very well allow Big Brother to enter our living rooms to limit unauthorized access to content.

  •  1080p Signal Pass-through to the Game Capture 1080p Signal Pass-through to the Game Capture

    (Date: Wednesday, November 7, 2012)
    AVerMedia Technologies, Inc., today announced a software update for its popular Game Capture HD standalone HD video capture solution for gamers that bring support for 1080p video at 60 fps.

  • Xbox Surface: Microsoft’s 7-inch gaming tableXbox Surface: Microsoft’s 7-inch gaming table

    (Date: Tuesday, November 6, 2012)
    Microsoft is building its own 7-inch gaming tablet. Multiple sources familiar with plans within Redmond have confirmed it.

  • Smart Glass for iOS is released!Smart Glass for iOS is released!

    (Date: Tuesday, November 6, 2012)
    Smart Glass is now available for iOS, finally! iPhone, iPad, iPod touch while playing Halo 4.

  • F1 Race Star DemoF1 Race Star Demo

    (Date: Tuesday, November 6, 2012)
    Today Codemasters® announced that a demo for F1 RACE STARS will be available for download this week ahead of the game’s race into retail on November 13th.

  • Midway Arcade Origins Hits The Streets!Midway Arcade Origins Hits The Streets!

    (Date: Tuesday, November 6, 2012)
    Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announces the launch today of Midway Arcade Origins, a collection of Midway titles from the golden age of arcades.

  • Gears of War - Holiday Gift IdeaGears of War - Holiday Gift Idea

    (Date: Tuesday, November 6, 2012)
    125+ piece set features an assault tank with four working wheels and a mobile front tread.

  • Halo 4 Launches Today!Halo 4 Launches Today!

    (Date: Tuesday, November 6, 2012)
    The highly anticipated first chapter of a brand-new “Halo” saga is poised to surpass “The Avengers” as the biggest entertainment launch of 2012 to date.

  • Halo 4 Skill System will see an early 2013 revampHalo 4 Skill System will see an early 2013 revamp

    (Date: Monday, November 5, 2012)
    You think you’re good at Halo multiplayer now, eh? Well come next year, you’ll need even bigger skills to pay the bills, if 343 Industries has anything to say about it.

  • Forza Horizon Forza Horizon "Bondurant Pack" available tomorrow

    (Date: Monday, November 5, 2012)
    Turn 10 believes in the loyalty of Forza’s hardcore fan-base. Why else would they launch Forza Horizon’s first DLC pack on the same day that Halo 4 comes out? Still no drivable Warthog, but plenty of Lamborghini and BMW love in this one.

  • Is The Xbox Music Project Dead On Arrival? Is The Xbox Music Project Dead On Arrival?

    (Date: Monday, November 5, 2012)
    Microsoft has recently come up with a service that allows you to handle all your music collection with one single app across as many platforms as you have that are working under the Microsoft license.

  • Classic Karateka Is Coming!Classic Karateka Is Coming!

    (Date: Monday, November 5, 2012)
    The famous game designer Jordan Mechner will release the highly anticipated remake of his 80s chart-topper, Karateka.

  • FigurePrints, Get them while you can! $50!FigurePrints, Get them while you can! $50!

    (Date: Monday, November 5, 2012)
    Xbox Live FigurePrints are on their way out. Get them while you can! At $49.95, why not?

  • Halo 4 and AMEX team upHalo 4 and AMEX team up

    (Date: Friday, November 2, 2012)
    Got your copy of Halo 4 ready to go on launch day? Well if you’re an American Express holder, you could be eligible for some bonus goodies, including a trip to the 2013 E3 show! Want to know more? Of course you do...

  • Grand Theft Auto V release announcementGrand Theft Auto V release announcement

    (Date: Wednesday, October 31, 2012)
    Many years in the making are now boiling down to months of anticipation and anxious tension as we await the most expansive Grand Theft Auto ever.

  • Disney buys LucasfilmDisney buys Lucasfilm

    (Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2012)
    What does 4 Billion dollars buy? Episodes 7, 8 & 9 are on the way, with Episode 7 slated for a 2015 release!! New games are sure to hit.

  • Dishonored DLC announced with priceDishonored DLC announced with price

    (Date: Monday, October 29, 2012)
    Bethesda isn’t a company that will let a newly released game go long before announcing DLC. With that said, Bethesda has recently announced three new DLC for their smash hit Dishonored.

  • Hackers target Borderlands 2 charactersHackers target Borderlands 2 characters

    (Date: Sunday, October 28, 2012)
    Since the beginning of Borderlands 2, gamers have witnessed bugs that have negatively affected gameplay, but now hackers have turned their sights on attacking your individual characters.

  • News Corp. puts IGN Entertainment up for auctionNews Corp. puts IGN Entertainment up for auction

    (Date: Saturday, October 27, 2012)
    Media giant hopes to get $100 million for the network of video game and pop culture Web sites, for which it paid $650 million in 2005, sources tell The Wall Street Journal.

  • Xbox SmartGlass now on Tablets and Smartphones Xbox SmartGlass now on Tablets and Smartphones

    (Date: Saturday, October 27, 2012)
    A nice side effect of Windows 8 launching this past Friday is that Xbox SmartGlass, an app meant to enrich and enhance the Xbox 360 experience has been released for PC, Windows Phone, iOS and Android. It’s not all good news for Android, however.

  • Master Chief appears in Foward Unto Dawn TrailerMaster Chief appears in Foward Unto Dawn Trailer

    (Date: Thursday, October 25, 2012)
    After three episodes, Master Chief will FINALLY be making his debut in the Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn web-series...very soon. If you’ve been watching the series, all signs point to Episode 4. Wait...oh, I see what they did there now.

  • Halo 4 Season Pass and Map Packs detailedHalo 4 Season Pass and Map Packs detailed

    (Date: Thursday, October 25, 2012)
    With Halo 4 just under two weeks from release, Microsoft’s 343 Industries has just revealed details about the Halo 4 War Games Map Pass and the three upcoming map packs that it will save you money on.

  • Ubisoft and New Regency Partner UpUbisoft and New Regency Partner Up

    (Date: Monday, October 22, 2012)
    Today, Ubisoft and New Regency announced that they are partnering on the forthcoming Assassin’s Creed film.

  • Facebook, Twitter and Xbox 360 are splits-villeFacebook, Twitter and Xbox 360 are splits-ville

    (Date: Saturday, October 20, 2012)
    The Fall Dashboard Update has taken some casualties...Twitter and Facebook are now gone, replaced with the far more capable Internet Explorer 9 app.

  • David Fincher-produced Halo 4 trailer debutsDavid Fincher-produced Halo 4 trailer debuts

    (Date: Saturday, October 20, 2012)
    The much talked-about David Fincher-produced, Tim Miller-directed Halo 4 \"Scanned\" trailer debuted on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon yesterday, revealing a bit about Master Chief’s origin and the emergence of an enemy even more badass than him.

  • Skylanders Giants ExclusivesSkylanders Giants Exclusives

    (Date: Friday, October 19, 2012)
    Toys "R" Us stores in the US will open at 8am on Sunday, October 21st to welcome Skylanders fans.

  • The Skylanders Giants Are Here !!!The Skylanders Giants Are Here !!!

    (Date: Thursday, October 18, 2012)
    Portal Masters everywhere will once again face the evil Portal Master Kaos in a brand new adventure in Skylanders Giants!

  • Even MORE Sega Classics coming to XBLA?Even MORE Sega Classics coming to XBLA?

    (Date: Thursday, October 18, 2012)
    A trailer released by Sega of Japan hints that two more classic Sega arcade games will be joining the previously announced Virtua Fighter, Fighting Vipers and Sonic the Fighters on XBLA. Get ready for the return of Virtual On and Virtua Strikers!

  • First Forza Horizon DLC to include Rally RacingFirst Forza Horizon DLC to include Rally Racing

    (Date: Thursday, October 18, 2012)
    Developer Turn 10 has promised a significant expansion for Forza Horizon in December, and they’re not wasting any time with the reveal. Expect Rally races, rally-tuned cars, new race surfaces and even more hot rides to round out the package.

  • Xbox 360 temporarily drops $50 in US...& Canada?Xbox 360 temporarily drops $50 in US...& Canada?

    (Date: Tuesday, October 16, 2012)
    For a limited time, Xbox 360 shoppers in the United States are getting a $50 price drop on a select number of consoles, but where’s the love on this side of the border, eh folks?

  • New Xbox 360 Dashboard Update rolling out todayNew Xbox 360 Dashboard Update rolling out today

    (Date: Tuesday, October 16, 2012)
    The annual Fall update for the Xbox 360 is now available to download (or will be shortly, depending on your area), bringing new Windows 8-style features such as Internet Explorer, Pinning, Enhanced Bing Search, and eventually, Xbox SmartGlass!

  • Irrational Brain Drain in Microsoft’s Favour?Irrational Brain Drain in Microsoft’s Favour?

    (Date: Monday, October 15, 2012)
    As development on BioShock Infinite winds down, three of Irrational Games’ best and brightest have left for jobs at Microsoft. Could this be another sign of MS readying up for the next generation Xbox?

  • Halo 4 will be 2 discs with mandatory MP installHalo 4 will be 2 discs with mandatory MP install

    (Date: Monday, October 15, 2012)
    An investigation led by Microsoft into the possibility of leaked retail copies of Halo 4 has indirectly forced the company to reveal the game’s multiplayer installation requirements. Better make some more room on those hard drives and USBs!

  • Tekken Tag Tournament 2 DLC Bonanza!Tekken Tag Tournament 2 DLC Bonanza!

    (Date: Thursday, October 11, 2012)
    TTT2s Director Katsuhiro Harada makes good on his promise to Tekken fans to provide extensive DLC support in both the free and paid variety, starting off with a free patch unlocking new stages and characters, and old school tunes for purchase.

  • Microsoft allows migration of accountMicrosoft allows migration of account

    (Date: Thursday, October 11, 2012)
    Microsoft is now allowing gamers to migrate their Xbox Live accounts to different countries. While this is a huge step forward for Microsoft, there are some not so good details, more info inside!

  • Lantern, Arrow and Joker confirmed for InjusticeLantern, Arrow and Joker confirmed for Injustice

    (Date: Wednesday, October 10, 2012)
    Tis a fittin day to be a fan of Xbox and all things green, as WB Interactive has confirmed Green Arrow, Green Lantern and our favorite green-haired villain, The Joker as playable characters in Injustice: Gods Among Us. Faith n Begorrah!

  • Gears of War film adaptation still in developmentGears of War film adaptation still in development

    (Date: Wednesday, October 10, 2012)
    5 years of development hell apparently wasn’t enough to stop the Gears from turning: The hope that Marcus Fenix and Co. will eventually grace the silver screen is still very much alive in Hollywood.

  • More Sega Arcade Classics for XBLA incoming!More Sega Arcade Classics for XBLA incoming!

    (Date: Tuesday, October 9, 2012)
    The German Ratings Board (USK) has outed the impending release of Virtua Fighter 2, Fighting Vipers and Sonic the Fighters for XBLA.

  • Could Microsoft Points finally be disappearing?Could Microsoft Points finally be disappearing?

    (Date: Tuesday, October 9, 2012)
    Recent changes to Windows 8 hint at the possibility of Microsoft eventually doing away with the MS Points system on Xbox 360 in favour of real money, perhaps as soon as the imminent Fall Dashboard Update.

  • Cliff Bleszinski Departs Epic Cliff Bleszinski Departs Epic

    (Date: Wednesday, October 3, 2012)
    Today we are saying farewell with warm regards to Cliff Bleszinski, who is departing as Epic’s design director to chart the next stage of his career.

  • Microsoft rewards you now for getting achievementsMicrosoft rewards you now for getting achievements

    (Date: Friday, September 28, 2012)
    For those of you who are achievement hunters, Microsoft is finally rewarding your efforts! Before you start jumping for joy over the possible rewards, there’s a few things you should know. Details inside!

  • Both Bioware CEOs Say Their Final GoodbyesBoth Bioware CEOs Say Their Final Goodbyes

    (Date: Tuesday, September 18, 2012)
    Love or hate the company, one thing is for certain and that is Bioware has helped shape gaming into what it is today. From all of us at XboxAddict we want to wish them both the best in their future and thank them for all their company has provided.

  • Gearbox knows how to touch all our hearts.Gearbox knows how to touch all our hearts.

    (Date: Monday, September 17, 2012)
    Very few gaming companies who claim to be on the side of gamers will actually back up their words. Gearbox though has done just that and in doing so has touched all of our hearts here at XboxAddict. Great job Gearbox!

  • Microsoft renews Killer Instinct trademarkMicrosoft renews Killer Instinct trademark

    (Date: Monday, September 17, 2012)
    Yes your eyes are not going bonkers. It’s true. Microsoft has actually given the long demanded Killer Instinct series some love! Will this translate into a title for the upcoming system? Does this mean the beginning for Killer Instinct 3?

  • Call of Duty Black Ops 2 Multiplayer Maps LeakedCall of Duty Black Ops 2 Multiplayer Maps Leaked

    (Date: Monday, September 17, 2012)
    Someone with access to the Call of Duty: Black Ops II internal beta appears to have leaked details on the multiplayer maps for the PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U and PC shooter. No word yet if these are the only maps included. No single player plot lines.

  • Track Calories using Kinect PlayFitTrack Calories using Kinect PlayFit

    (Date: Wednesday, August 22, 2012)
    Microsoft unveiled Kinect PlayFit, a new Kinect fitness dashboard on Xbox LIVE that lets players track calories burned across multiple Kinect games. Available as a free download from the Xbox LIVE Marketplace.

  • Jeremy McGrath Donates Proceeds to BeTheMatchJeremy McGrath Donates Proceeds to BeTheMatch

    (Date: Monday, July 30, 2012)
    With a hefty amount of video game companies deep in the middle of legal wars, Jeremy McGrath has decided to donate proceeds from his XBLA game to BeTheMatch.org. This is a great example we hope other companies follow.

  • Pictures Surface of New Xbox 720 Dev KitPictures Surface of New Xbox 720 Dev Kit

    (Date: Monday, July 30, 2012)
    The Xbox 720 rumors have been flooding the internet over the past few months, but now new pics have surfaced possibly shedding some light on the new dev kits for the Xbox 720.

  • BF 3 Aftermath DLC Coming this DecemberBF 3 Aftermath DLC Coming this December

    (Date: Sunday, July 29, 2012)
    Just in time for the holidays, DICE has confirmed that the upcoming Battlefield 3 DLC called "Aftermath" will be launching in December, well hopefully.

  • DICE works on both BF3 and BF4DICE works on both BF3 and BF4

    (Date: Sunday, July 29, 2012)
    With the upcoming DLC for Battlefield 3, DICE has stated that they will continue to "work" on delivering Battlefield 3 experiences into the future.

  • XboxAddict.com Avatar Clothing on MarketplaceXboxAddict.com Avatar Clothing on Marketplace

    (Date: Tuesday, July 24, 2012)
    Its finally here! XBA swag! Check it out!

  • Xbox Addict Special AnnouncementXbox Addict Special Announcement

    (Date: Saturday, July 7, 2012)
    Xbox Addict has a special announcement for all the gamers looking to beat this summer heat wave! Well, what are ya waiting for? Click already!

  • Things are going from bad to worse for THQThings are going from bad to worse for THQ

    (Date: Sunday, July 1, 2012)
    We all have heard about the troubles that face the gaming company THQ. From selling off IP control over UFC, canning various titles while changing others, now THQ faces a class action lawsuit. Rule to learn, never upset your investors.

  • Cancelled Saints Row DLC is in next game in seriesCancelled Saints Row DLC is in next game in series

    (Date: Monday, June 25, 2012)
    The Saint’s Row DLC called "Enter the Dominatrix" has been cancelled so that it may be included in the next Saint’s Row game.

  • Far Cry 3 delayed to Dec 4 in USFar Cry 3 delayed to Dec 4 in US

    (Date: Monday, June 25, 2012)
    Looks like Far Cry 3 got lost in the jungle on its way to release. Now we all have a new date to look forward to, but here’s hoping that this date stays valid. Did I ever tell you the definition of insanity?

  • Fez patch pulled by MicrosoftFez patch pulled by Microsoft

    (Date: Monday, June 25, 2012)
    While Fez is a very popular game on the Xbox Live Arcade, certain bugs prompted a patch. Many gamers waited for this patch to fix the problems, but something happened after it went live....

  • Team Ninja talks character DLC and more for DOA5Team Ninja talks character DLC and more for DOA5

    (Date: Thursday, June 21, 2012)
    In an interview for videogamer.com, Team Ninja talks about future character DLC for Dead or Alive 5 as well as hinting at something for "next gen" consoles.

  • THQ VP steps downTHQ VP steps down

    (Date: Thursday, June 21, 2012)
    SEC filing reveals publisher’s VP, corporate controller, and chief accounting officer Teri Manby stepping down on July 6; seven-year company vet Rose Cunningham promoted.

  • Watch Dogs coming to the Xbox 360Watch Dogs coming to the Xbox 360

    (Date: Wednesday, June 6, 2012)
    One of the games that stood out at Ubisoft’s E3 press conference was the innovative game Watch Dogs. However at the end it was unclear if the game would come to the Xbox 360, and now we have our answer.

  • DOA 5 brings tag matches back but no online lobbyDOA 5 brings tag matches back but no online lobby

    (Date: Wednesday, June 6, 2012)
    While DOA5 is shaping up to be a stunning entry to the fighting game genre, there will be no more online lobbies like there were in DOA 4

  • THQ closes San Diego studio and fired everyoneTHQ closes San Diego studio and fired everyone

    (Date: Tuesday, June 5, 2012)
    Well we have seen a lot of volitle movements happening within THQ and apparently the news keeps getting worse for the company. Who knows when the bottom will hit but we all wish the best for those who were let go.

  • This may be the last year for E3 in LAThis may be the last year for E3 in LA

    (Date: Monday, June 4, 2012)
    E3 may be looking for a new home. If a deal can not be reached, then the massive video game trade show will be looking to move to a new location next year.

  • UFC now with EAUFC now with EA

    (Date: Monday, June 4, 2012)
    UFC signed a multi year, multi title partnership agreement. Looks like EA decided that instead of trying to pursue their MMA title, they just opened up the pocketbook.

  • Dead Space 3 offering campaign co opDead Space 3 offering campaign co op

    (Date: Monday, June 4, 2012)
    For the first time in Dead Space, we get new characters plus a co op campaign!

  • Mr. Ironside is no longer Sam Fisher Mr. Ironside is no longer Sam Fisher

    (Date: Monday, June 4, 2012)
    The voice of Sam Fisher for over a decade has departed from the character. How will this transformation of an iconic character impact the Splinter Cell series?

  • Internet Explorer coming to Xbox 360Internet Explorer coming to Xbox 360

    (Date: Monday, June 4, 2012)
    Finally Microsoft has decided to bring Internet Explorer 9 to the Xbox 360 with Kinect with a wide range of controls.

  • Xbox Smart GlassXbox Smart Glass

    (Date: Monday, June 4, 2012)
    New Xbox Smart Glass, Microsoft is positioned to have control over Xbox Live services on both smart phones, tablets, and more.

  • NBA and NHL coming to Xbox 360NBA and NHL coming to Xbox 360

    (Date: Monday, June 4, 2012)
    Massive new upgrades are comming to the world of sports on the Xbox 360. What do you think of having 24 hours of ESPN, plus NBA and NHL?

  • Ubisoft targets Sam yet againUbisoft targets Sam yet again

    (Date: Monday, June 4, 2012)
    Ubisoft starts the surprise list at this years E3 by unveiling a brand new Splinter Cell title and from the beginning Sam has undergone some changes.

  • First details on the new Gears of War JudgmentFirst details on the new Gears of War Judgment

    (Date: Friday, June 1, 2012)
    Cant wait till the Xbox E3 showcase less than 48 hours away? We cant either! Here are some first details on EPICs new game, Gears of War: Judgement. Enjoy!

  • New GameInformer cover reveals new GoWNew GameInformer cover reveals new GoW

    (Date: Thursday, May 31, 2012)
    The upcoming July issue of Gameinformer has revealed a brand new Gears of War title! More details will be announced at this years Microsoft E3 Press Conference, but for now, click inside!

  • New Bungie details leaked in Activision lawsuitNew Bungie details leaked in Activision lawsuit

    (Date: Sunday, May 27, 2012)
    Throughout Activision’s lawsuit a lot of details have become now public knowledge. One surprise though is the details surrounding Bungie’s upcoming game. Want to know more? Click inside!

  • So long and farewell to 38 StudiosSo long and farewell to 38 Studios

    (Date: Thursday, May 24, 2012)
    38 Studios and Big Huge Games lay off entire staffs. We here at Xbox Addict want to wish the best for all the employees who worked so hard only to have the door slammed right in their face. Looks like this may spell doom for a second Amalur.

  • Judge slams MS in court judgementJudge slams MS in court judgement

    (Date: Tuesday, May 22, 2012)
    An International Trade Commission judge has recommended a ban on the import of 4GB and 250GB Xbox 360 Slim consoles to the US, effectively putting an end to further sales of these models should the ban be upheld.

  • Borderlands 2 gets amazing C.E.Borderlands 2 gets amazing C.E.

    (Date: Thursday, May 17, 2012)
    2K unveils a $149.99 Borderlands 2 Collectors Edition, complete with replica chest! More details, photo, and press release inside!

  • Have we seen the last of 38 Studios?Have we seen the last of 38 Studios?

    (Date: Thursday, May 17, 2012)
    38 Studios may be closing it’s doors for good. 38 Studio’s was unable to make payroll but more damaging than that, the company could not make the 1.125M payment on a 75M loan. What does this mean for the taxpayer? Find out inside.

  • EA and DICE servers are now gone for Battlefield 3EA and DICE servers are now gone for Battlefield 3

    (Date: Thursday, May 17, 2012)
    Battlefield 3 relying on its community to pay for servers, much to players’ chagrin. Players are now forced to play on rented servers as official servers are all but gone.

  • Activision CEO under fire againActivision CEO under fire again

    (Date: Thursday, May 17, 2012)
    Activision’s "Project Icebreaker" could hurt its reputation among devs. CEO Bobby Kotick is said to have authorized Infinity Ward email hackings. While the settlement may be in the works between Activision and EA, this doesn’t look good.

  • Devil’s Third is on life supportDevil’s Third is on life support

    (Date: Wednesday, May 16, 2012)
    THQ is in financial turmoil. They have a brave face to the public, but now Tomonobu Itagaki’s next project may be laid to rest. Maybe. What does this spell for the future of THQ?

  • New MW3 MP Game Mode AnnouncedNew MW3 MP Game Mode Announced

    (Date: Thursday, May 10, 2012)
    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3’s second DLC collection, due out later this month, includes a new multiplayer mode called Face-Off, developer Infinity Ward has announced.

  • Would you kindly wait until 2013Would you kindly wait until 2013

    (Date: Wednesday, May 9, 2012)
    This fall’s much-anticipated BioShock Infinite will now be released in February 26, 2013, publisher Take Two announced this morning. Looks like those who were waiting to take to the skies will have to wait a bit longer.

  • Motorola Slams MS in CourtMotorola Slams MS in Court

    (Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2012)
    Microsoft supposedly infringed on a lot of Motorola’s currently standing patents. The two sides could not come to terms, so Motorola took Microsoft to court, and so far Motorola is winning. This could spell BIG trouble for the xbox 360 console.

  • Batman: Arkham City GOTY Edition next monthBatman: Arkham City GOTY Edition next month

    (Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2012)
    Gamers who have yet to pick up last year’s Batman: Arkham City will have an all-inclusive version available to them next month. Rocksteady Studios announced the Batman: Arkham City Game of the Year Edition

  • Robert Bowling Opens Game StudioRobert Bowling Opens Game Studio

    (Date: Tuesday, April 24, 2012)
    After abruptly leaving developer Infinity Ward in late March, former Call of Duty creative strategist Robert Bowling is opening a game development studio called Robotoki.

  • Ubisoft Gets Sued by Link CreatorUbisoft Gets Sued by Link Creator

    (Date: Wednesday, April 18, 2012)
    I know the title may mislead some into thinking that Ubisoft kidnapped Princess Zelda, but Ubisoft and Game Trailers are prepping for another court case. The outcome of this case could cease the Assassins for good.

  • Darksiders II Gets DelayedDarksiders II Gets Delayed

    (Date: Wednesday, April 18, 2012)
    Is anyone surprised by this news? So I guess the focus shifts from talks of layoffs and a possible NASDAQ delisting to delaying a sequel to a popular game. Looks like THQ wants to go toe to toe with other AAA titles. For full details look inside!

  • US government’s probe into consolesUS government’s probe into consoles

    (Date: Wednesday, April 18, 2012)
    The US navy has awarded a contract to a team of tech experts to buy up old games consoles and uncover new ways of hacking into them. The US government thinks it will prevent criminals from communicating online, but what does it all mean

  • The Countdown to Halo 4 Has BegunThe Countdown to Halo 4 Has Begun

    (Date: Tuesday, April 17, 2012)
    It’s time to awaken Master Chief from his cryo sleep. He told us to wake him when we need him and we need him this fall. Want to know the release date?!?!? You know what to do!

  • Crysis 3 leaked on accident by OriginCrysis 3 leaked on accident by Origin

    (Date: Thursday, April 12, 2012)
    Well apparently secrets are no fun. EA’s Origin has leaked Crysis 3 on accident. The details are scarce but we’ve got some intel on the upcoming game for you!

  • Farewell Marty there is a new Halo 4 composerFarewell Marty there is a new Halo 4 composer

    (Date: Thursday, April 12, 2012)
    The Halo games have always been a source of top quality music and the fans throughout the years have been outspoken in either their like or dislike for the music, well its confirmed Mr. Marty is out, so who is the new composer for Halo 4?

  • Confirmed new Halo 4 informationConfirmed new Halo 4 information

    (Date: Thursday, April 12, 2012)
    While the rest of the world waits to unleash Master Chief. A wealth of new information has surfaced on some of the details of Halo 4. Want to know more? Of course you do.

  • Take Two and THQ go after each otherTake Two and THQ go after each other

    (Date: Saturday, April 7, 2012)
    Take Two’s CEO goes on the attack of THQ. Speaking at the MIT Business of Gaming conference, Take Two’s CEO says that THQ will be out of business within six months. THQ fires back.

  • New Characters Headed to StoresNew Characters Headed to Stores

    (Date: Friday, April 6, 2012)
    Warnado, Camo and Wham-Shell, are on their way to major retailers. But have no fear -- all 32 Skylanders characters can join a new cast of characters when Skylanders Giants launches this fall!

  • AC III Creative Director thinks you are boringAC III Creative Director thinks you are boring

    (Date: Friday, April 6, 2012)
    According to Ubisoft’s creative director for Assassin’s Creed III, the public apparently produces nothing that could be considered a good idea in their eyes. Thanks for making us all feel good Ubisoft, how’s that market share holding up?

  • ME3 Ending Gets Expanded in Upcoming DLCME3 Ending Gets Expanded in Upcoming DLC

    (Date: Friday, April 6, 2012)
    Ok so moral of the story, if you don’t think something lives up to your expectations, cry and complain a lot and you’ll get your way. Granted it’s free, but we’re guaranteeing that even after release we’re still going to hear gamers cry.

  • Xbox 360 Chrome Series Controllers Coming Mid-MayXbox 360 Chrome Series Controllers Coming Mid-May

    (Date: Monday, April 2, 2012)
    Wireless controllers coming in three colors and feature transforming d-pads.

  • XboxAddict Community PlaydateXboxAddict Community Playdate

    (Date: Saturday, March 31, 2012)
    The gaming addicts from the XboxAddict.com website will play Xbox LIVE Gold members in a Community Playdate on April 6 from 8-11 PM ET (5-8 PM PT). Hop on the site and meet the good folks from XboxAddict.com as they play Halo: Reach. Details inside.

  • Robert Bowling Leaves IW & CODRobert Bowling Leaves IW & COD

    (Date: Tuesday, March 27, 2012)
    For fans of the Call of Duty brand, Robert Bowling is more than likely a familiar name. The Creative Strategist for Infinity Ward, the major team behind Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, had been working directly with fans for years.

  • MW3 content Collection #1 now Available!!MW3 content Collection #1 now Available!!

    (Date: Tuesday, March 20, 2012)
    The time has come for ALL MW3 players to have access to the maps that Premium Elite members have downloaded and begun getting used to.

  • Gears of War 3 Title Update 4Gears of War 3 Title Update 4

    (Date: Tuesday, March 20, 2012)
    We are set to release Title Update 4 for Gears of War 3 tomorrow morning at 2:00 AM PT. Once the update is live you will automatically be prompted to download it if you are connected to Xbox LIVE.

  • More EA Servers Being Shutdown April 13thMore EA Servers Being Shutdown April 13th

    (Date: Saturday, March 17, 2012)
    The decisions to retire older EA games are never easy. The development teams and operational staff pour their hearts into these games almost as much as the customers playing them

  • Peter Molyneux departs Lionhead and MicrosoftPeter Molyneux departs Lionhead and Microsoft

    (Date: Wednesday, March 7, 2012)
    Peter Molyneux is leaving Lionhead Studios and Microsoft, but he will finish Kinect Fable. Love him or hate him, one thing is for sure, he did have a vision.

  • New Skylanders Coming!New Skylanders Coming!

    (Date: Monday, March 5, 2012)
    New Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure characters, Lightning Rod and Zook, along with Sunburn as part of the Dragon’s Peak Adventure Pack are now available at major retailers.

  • Mass Effect 3 Does Not Support Cloud SavesMass Effect 3 Does Not Support Cloud Saves

    (Date: Saturday, March 3, 2012)
    With launch of Mass Effect 3 looming days away now, a problem with the cloud may cause you tons of headaches. Oh but there is a fix, read away!

  • Game Informer showcases Assassins Creed IIIGame Informer showcases Assassins Creed III

    (Date: Thursday, March 1, 2012)
    Game Informer’s April cover revealed that Assassin’s Creed III is indeed set in the American Revolution time period. See for yourself, pics are inside!

  • DICE reveals BF3 upcoming fixesDICE reveals BF3 upcoming fixes

    (Date: Thursday, February 23, 2012)
    With the Battlefield 3 community enraged over the lack of support from DICE, finally some fixes are on the horizon but no date given for this upcoming solution. What fixes are there you ask? You know what to do...

  • Demo: SSX Demo: SSX

    (Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2012)
    Defy reality and own the planet by jumping into the boots of the classic SSX character Zoe Payne to complete a tutorial run in the Rockies, then experience reality-defying gameplay through Race it, and Trick it events.

  • Demo: Zumba Fitness: Rush Demo: Zumba Fitness: Rush

    (Date: Monday, February 20, 2012)
    Feel the rush with the exhilarating dance-fitness sequel to the original global smash hit! Get your body rockin with a red-hot blend of contagious choreography set to Zumba music plus electrifying tracks by Pitbull, Nicole Scherzinger and more.

  • The final GOW3 DLC details have surfaced.The final GOW3 DLC details have surfaced.

    (Date: Friday, February 17, 2012)
    The final chapter in the DLC for Gears of War 3 has been detailed. Maps, pre-order bonuses and more make this a fitting end to the Gears trilogy.

  • Mass Effect 3 is incoming, literally.Mass Effect 3 is incoming, literally.

    (Date: Friday, February 17, 2012)
    With the launch of Mass Effect 3 looming overhead, Bioware has a green light for limited orbital copies of Mass Effect 3. Want to know more? Of course you do...

  • Xbox 360 System Update Rolling Out Xbox 360 System Update Rolling Out

    (Date: Thursday, February 16, 2012)
    I wanted to let you know that the team has just released a system update for the Xbox 360 over Xbox LIVE. Starting today when you sign in to Xbox LIVE youll receive a prompt to accept this mandatory update.

  • Demo: Syndicate Co-op Demo: Syndicate Co-op

    (Date: Tuesday, January 31, 2012)
    Syndicate is a re-imagination of the classic 1993 Syndicate game a cyber punk FPS set in a dystopian world where large Syndicates rule and Business is War. In the 4-player co-op demo, team-up to take down rival Syndicate Cayman Global.

  • Xbox 720 Will Be Six Times as PowerfulXbox 720 Will Be Six Times as Powerful

    (Date: Tuesday, January 24, 2012)
    Sources confirm fall 2013 release, detail graphics processing power. New details have emerged confirming some new details on the next gen Xbox gaming console.

  • Demo: UFC Undisputed 3 Demo: UFC Undisputed 3

    (Date: Tuesday, January 24, 2012)
    The best selling fighting franchise is back with UFC Undisputed 3.

  • Xbox LIVE Arcade House Party Dates and Prices Xbox LIVE Arcade House Party Dates and Prices

    (Date: Tuesday, January 24, 2012)
    Earlier this month at CES, we announced the line up of House Party titles and today I am happy to share with you the full release schedule and prices.

  • UFC Undisputed 3 demo launching next weekUFC Undisputed 3 demo launching next week

    (Date: Friday, January 20, 2012)
    THQs confirmed the demo for UFC Undisputed 3 will launch on Xbox Live

  • Resident Evil 6 ConfirmedResident Evil 6 Confirmed

    (Date: Friday, January 20, 2012)
    Capcom has officially announced Resident Evil 6. The game will be produced by Hiroyuki Kobayashi, who previously produced Resident Evil 4.

  • Deadlight Turning on XBLA This SummerDeadlight Turning on XBLA This Summer

    (Date: Friday, January 20, 2012)
    Indie developer Tequila Works announced today that thier upcoming zombie action game, Deadlight, would be releasing this summer exclusively on XBLA.

  • Arcade: Haunt Arcade: Haunt

    (Date: Thursday, January 19, 2012)
    Welcome to Benjy’s Mansion - a spooky haunted house where you are the first visitor for a generation!

  • Arcade: Scarygirl Arcade: Scarygirl

    (Date: Thursday, January 19, 2012)
    Scarygirl is a wondrous adventure through a beautifully-bizarre world based on the Scarygirl graphic novel created by acclaimed artist Nathan Jurevicius.

  • Microsoft warns of fake Halo 4 beta invitesMicrosoft warns of fake Halo 4 beta invites

    (Date: Thursday, January 19, 2012)
    Dont sign up if you see websites claiming to be giving away access

  • Xbox app use up since Dashboard RedesignXbox app use up since Dashboard Redesign

    (Date: Wednesday, January 18, 2012)
    Microsofts various Xbox entertainment apps have seen a rise of fifty per cent in the number of users utilising them since the dashboard redesign late last year.

  • New ME3 trailer confirms February 14 demo launchNew ME3 trailer confirms February 14 demo launch

    (Date: Wednesday, January 18, 2012)
    The date comes at the end of a brand new trailer that showcases the BioWare RPGs Kinect compatibility.

  • Remedy loves Rockstars work on Max Payne 3Remedy loves Rockstars work on Max Payne 3

    (Date: Tuesday, January 17, 2012)
    Max Payne has been dormant for 10 years, but Rockstars taken the reins from Remedy with fantastic results.

  • THQ denies mass shelving rumourTHQ denies mass shelving rumour

    (Date: Monday, January 16, 2012)
    Rumours of THQs demise have been greatly exaggerated, the publisher has maintained, flatly denying cancellations of its 2014 line-up. THQ may be down, but they claim they’re not out... yet.

  • GAME website hackedGAME website hacked

    (Date: Monday, January 16, 2012)
    UK retailer GAME has seen its website hacked, with more than 200 email address and passwords affected by the breach. Do you get your games through GAME? May want to check out your account.

  • Ninja Gaiden 3 Collectors Edition DetailsNinja Gaiden 3 Collectors Edition Details

    (Date: Thursday, January 12, 2012)
    Details and photos showcasing what you get with your collectors edition of Ninja Gaiden 3. Press release inside! As if we needed to ask if you’re going to get it.

  • MS Xbox Diamond service on holdMS Xbox Diamond service on hold

    (Date: Thursday, January 12, 2012)
    Microsoft Corp has put its talks with media companies about an online subscription service for TV shows and movies on hold, according to people familiar with the discussions.

  • Xbox Live Games To iPhone and AndroidXbox Live Games To iPhone and Android

    (Date: Sunday, January 8, 2012)
    In a blow to Windows Phone 7, Microsoft will soon build apps that let iOS and Android users play its wildly popular Xbox Live games, a developer familiar with Microsoft’s plans confirmed today.

  • Patent Suggests ’Xbox 720’ Will Have DVRPatent Suggests ’Xbox 720’ Will Have DVR

    (Date: Wednesday, January 4, 2012)
    A patent first filed by Microsoft in early 2007 (and approved on December 27, 2011) would seem to suggest that the yet-to-be-revealed successor for the Xbox 360.

  • Self-Destruct PR FailureSelf-Destruct PR Failure

    (Date: Wednesday, December 28, 2011)
    Great Moments in PR FAIL: Ocean Marketing. Simply a terrible thing!

  • Microsoft to remove all gun-like Avatar itemsMicrosoft to remove all gun-like Avatar items

    (Date: Tuesday, December 27, 2011)
    According to a post on the Epic Games Forums, Community Manager Will Kinsler, Microsoft will be removing all gun-like Avatar items from the Xbox Live Marketplace on January 1, 2012

  • Merry Christmas from XBAMerry Christmas from XBA

    (Date: Friday, December 23, 2011)
    Xboxaddict.com would like to wish all our members a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

  • Skylanders Universe AwaitsSkylanders Universe Awaits

    (Date: Wednesday, December 14, 2011)
    Already Pegged A Holiday Hit By Consumers And Industry, Skylanders Spyro’s Adventure Spreads Its Wings At universe.skylanders.com

  • Xbox sales last week biggest week in Xbox historyXbox sales last week biggest week in Xbox history

    (Date: Tuesday, November 29, 2011)
    Last week was the biggest sales week in Xbox history as bargain-hunting punters snapped up almost a million consoles.

  • Skyrim 1.2 Update coming soonSkyrim 1.2 Update coming soon

    (Date: Tuesday, November 29, 2011)
    Weve begun rolling out Skyrims 1.2 update, our current ETA for Xbox 360 and PC players is this Wednesday, November 30th

  • Demo: RAGE Demo: RAGE

    (Date: Tuesday, November 22, 2011)
    Welcome to Wellspring, a small oasis of civilization in the Wasteland. The Ghost Clan, a cult of murderous fanatics, has infiltrated the waterworks beneath the town with plans to poison the water supply.

  • Xbox 360 fall dashboard going public December 6Xbox 360 fall dashboard going public December 6

    (Date: Tuesday, November 22, 2011)
    Microsofts new Xbox 360 dashboard will be made available on December 6.

  • Demo: Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2012 Demo: Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2012

    (Date: Monday, November 21, 2011)
    Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2012 is the personalized fitness game on Xbox Kinect that delivers serious results. With this demo, check out the intensity of Bootcamp.

  • Microsofts Xbox console turns 10 years oldMicrosofts Xbox console turns 10 years old

    (Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2011)
    Microsoft’s Xbox console came to life on November 15, exactly 10 years ago.

  • Xbox U.S. Sales Soar in OctoberXbox U.S. Sales Soar in October

    (Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2011)
    Microsofts Xbox sales jumped last month to report a record October for the company.

  • Cloud specific things on its way to XboxCloud specific things on its way to Xbox

    (Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2011)
    The cloud is on its way to Xbox, according to Microsoft exect Brian Prince.

  • Auto-Renewal Can Now be Disabled Auto-Renewal Can Now be Disabled

    (Date: Saturday, November 12, 2011)
    The software giant has made it possible to disable auto Xbox LIVE renewal on accounts.

  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 grosses $400millionCall of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 grosses $400million

    (Date: Saturday, November 12, 2011)
    One of the video game industrys biggest franchises is bringing home even more spoils of war. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 generated $400 million worth of retail sales in the U.S. and Great Britain on its launch day Tuesday.

  • Call of Duty Elite Now Available on Xbox LiveCall of Duty Elite Now Available on Xbox Live

    (Date: Monday, November 7, 2011)
    In preparation for tomorrow’s launch of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, Call of Duty Elite is now available on the Xbox Live Marketplace.

  • 6000 Copies of COD: MW3 Stolen 6000 Copies of COD: MW3 Stolen

    (Date: Monday, November 7, 2011)
    Coming via French news channel TF1, Eurogamer has reported that an armed robbery took place in France over the weekend that resulted in the theft of approximately 6000 copies of Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.

  • Mass Effect 3 Beta Leaked on Xbox LiveMass Effect 3 Beta Leaked on Xbox Live

    (Date: Sunday, November 6, 2011)
    A lucky selection of Xbox Live users were temporarily granted access to a rough, unfinished beta of Mass Effect 3, following Microsoft leaking the internal version onto the Xbox Live fall update preview.

  • Demo: LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7Demo: LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7

    (Date: Friday, November 4, 2011)
    The Battle is Building! Based on the last three Harry Potter books and final four films, LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 takes players through Harry Potters heroic adventures in the Muggle and wizarding worlds.

  • Arcade: BurgerTime World Tour Arcade: BurgerTime World Tour

    (Date: Thursday, November 3, 2011)
    An all-time arcade favorites gets a second helping as BurgerTime World Tour elevates classic gaming to the next-gen universe.

  • Demo: Raving Rabbids: Alive & Kicking Demo: Raving Rabbids: Alive & Kicking

    (Date: Thursday, November 3, 2011)
    The Rabbids have already invaded the past, the world, your TV, the moon, and now they are set to invade your own home, coming out from the floor and interacting with you through ridiculous and humorous physical challenges.

  • Arcade: Zombie Apocalypse: Never Die Alone Arcade: Zombie Apocalypse: Never Die Alone

    (Date: Wednesday, October 26, 2011)
    Four unlikely heroes find themselves caught in a fight for their lives when the Zombie Apocalypse hits their Canadian community.

  • Demo: Grease Dance Demo: Grease Dance

    (Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2011)
    Shake out your hair, turn up your style, put on your face and release your inner rock and roll party queen this Autumn. This is Grease for the New Generation, inspired by the 50s and danced by you!

  • Grand Theft Auto V Officially AnnouncedGrand Theft Auto V Officially Announced

    (Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2011)
    Rockstar Games has officially announced Grand Theft Auto V is in development.

  • Modern Warfare 3 Sales to Double Battlefield 3Modern Warfare 3 Sales to Double Battlefield 3

    (Date: Monday, October 24, 2011)
    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 will sell twice as many copies as Battlefield 3, according to Wedbush Morgans Michael Pachter.

  • Demo: Tropico 4 Demo: Tropico 4

    (Date: Monday, October 24, 2011)
    The world is changing and Tropico is moving with the times geographical powers rise and fall and the world market is dominated by new players with new demands and offers and you, as El Presidente, face a whole new set of challenges.

  • Play as General RAAM in GoW3 DLCPlay as General RAAM in GoW3 DLC

    (Date: Saturday, October 22, 2011)
    Play as General RAAM in Gears of War 3’s First Campaign-Focused DLC. Epic claims RAAM’s Shadow is the "biggest DLC release we’ve ever made."

  • New BF3 Buyers Get ME3 Demo EarlyNew BF3 Buyers Get ME3 Demo Early

    (Date: Saturday, October 22, 2011)
    The demo consists of a single-player and multiplayer component. Smart move on EA’s part.

  • BF3 Standard Def When Not Installed on 360BF3 Standard Def When Not Installed on 360

    (Date: Saturday, October 22, 2011)
    You might want to make some room on your 360 hard drive to install the game next Tuesday.

  • AC Movie Deal Close With Sony PicturesAC Movie Deal Close With Sony Pictures

    (Date: Saturday, October 22, 2011)
    It’s looking like Sony Pictures will be involved with the development of an Assassin’s Creed film. Could this be a good thing or another failed movie attempt?

  • SCV Playable Ezio, Release Date ConfirmedSCV Playable Ezio, Release Date Confirmed

    (Date: Saturday, October 22, 2011)
    Players on 360 will have the choice of playing as Ezio next year. When next year? Well you’ll have to look inside to find out!

  • Portal 2s Next DLC Features a Map EditorPortal 2s Next DLC Features a Map Editor

    (Date: Saturday, October 22, 2011)
    The second Portal 2 DLC pack is expected out early next year. The key words to focus on are "expected" and "early next year".

  • Devil May Cry HD Collection ConfirmedDevil May Cry HD Collection Confirmed

    (Date: Monday, October 17, 2011)
    The first three DMC games are being remastered and bundled together for the Xbox 360. Expect a full retail release and not a digital download.

  • New Details on Halo Anniversary Voice SupportNew Details on Halo Anniversary Voice Support

    (Date: Monday, October 17, 2011)
    Halo Anniversary Kinect Voice Support details, plus Hang ’Em High makes a return, real-time maps on Windows Phone, and new Kinect details.

  • Free Catwoman Character for Batman ACFree Catwoman Character for Batman AC

    (Date: Friday, October 14, 2011)
    Catwoman is only accessible to those who redeem a code included with new copies or pay $10 extra. You may want to thank Gamestop for this one.

  • ME3 Multiplayer Can Impact Single Player StoryME3 Multiplayer Can Impact Single Player Story

    (Date: Thursday, October 13, 2011)
    The four-player co-op mode is one aspect of the Galaxy at War system. Now before you start lighting your torches, read inside first!

  • Twisted Pixel Acquired by MicrosoftTwisted Pixel Acquired by Microsoft

    (Date: Thursday, October 13, 2011)
    Four of its first five games had been Xbox 360 exclusives. Will this turn into a great business partnership, or will this be the next "Rare" incident with Microsoft. One thing is for sure, MS is building a stable.

  • SEGA Revs Up the Engines for Daytona USASEGA Revs Up the Engines for Daytona USA

    (Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2011)
    Classic Arcade Racer Coming to Home Consoles with Online Multiplayer This Month

  • Battlefield 3 interviewBattlefield 3 interview

    (Date: Friday, October 7, 2011)
    On the verge of Battlefield 3’s release, we put a selection of reader questions and other queries to producer Patrick Liu. Just don’t ask about projected sales figures...

  • Hackers get an early start on Battlefield 3Hackers get an early start on Battlefield 3

    (Date: Monday, October 3, 2011)
    Found the Battlefield 3 Beta buggy and glitchy? So did a group of hackers who didn’t take well to it. Ah yes, the digital revolution continues.

  • Ghost Recon: Future Soldier drops March 6Ghost Recon: Future Soldier drops March 6

    (Date: Monday, October 3, 2011)
    Ubisoft is set to launch Tom Clancys Ghost Recon: Future Soldier on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on March 6 in the US.

  • Demo: Forza Motorsport 4 Demo: Forza Motorsport 4

    (Date: Monday, October 3, 2011)
    Forza Motorsport, the highest rated racing franchise of this generation, makes its return to the race track in Fall 2011 with Forza Motorsport 4.

  • Some Big Xbox Rumors SurfaceSome Big Xbox Rumors Surface

    (Date: Sunday, October 2, 2011)
    With the new Xbox hopefully only a few years out, the latest issue of Xbox World offers some incredible new rumors involving Epic, Rare, Turn 10 and more. Will these rumors become true? Only time will tell.

  • Gears of War 3 Sells More than 3 million CopiesGears of War 3 Sells More than 3 million Copies

    (Date: Sunday, October 2, 2011)
    Microsoft and Epic Games today announced that the Xbox 360 exclusive sold more than three million copies in its first week since release.

  • Demo:Sesame Street: Once Upon a Monster Demo:Sesame Street: Once Upon a Monster

    (Date: Tuesday, September 27, 2011)
    Jump into a storybook adventure with the Sesame Street: Once Upon a Monster demo.

  • First Dead Space 3 Details EmergeFirst Dead Space 3 Details Emerge

    (Date: Tuesday, September 27, 2011)
    Dead Space 3 has yet to be announced but will reportedly take place on an icy planet called Tau Volantis. So far no word on spaceships, zero g, or more.

  • Forza 4 Now Offers Season PassForza 4 Now Offers Season Pass

    (Date: Tuesday, September 27, 2011)
    Forza 4’s $30 Season Pass Includes Six DLC Packs, 60 Cars. Save 30 percent off the six DLC packs by picking up a Season Pass.

  • Gears of War 3 LaunchGears of War 3 Launch

    (Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2011)
    Thousands of retailers across the globe opened at midnight to celebrate the launch of Gears of War 3 on Tuesday.

  • Arcade: Renegade Ops Arcade: Renegade Ops

    (Date: Saturday, September 17, 2011)
    In Renegade Ops you must defeat Inferno, a madman intent on global domination. Destroy enemies across a range of stunning environments using a wide variety of vehicles.

  • Some new Ninja Gaiden 3 details finally revealedSome new Ninja Gaiden 3 details finally revealed

    (Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2011)
    Not only is some small light cast upon the upcoming multiplayer mode, but now if you were one of the millions wanting to break their controller at the difficulty of NG games, well, now you’re covered.

  • Halo Anniversary gets Headlong remake and moreHalo Anniversary gets Headlong remake and more

    (Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2011)
    Halo Combat Evolved Anniversary is set to drop from orbit this coming fall. New details on that and on Halo Reach’s new update have been intercepted. Transmission commencing.

  • DoA5 in development and launching in 2012DoA5 in development and launching in 2012

    (Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2011)
    The fast paced fighter returns with a vengance in 2012 to the Xbox 360. Yes Ryu is back and more brutal than ever. Are you ready? Round 1.... Fight!

  • Xbox Live coming to Windows 8Xbox Live coming to Windows 8

    (Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2011)
    Xbox Live is now invading everywhere lol. As if you weren’t addicted already right? Want to know more? You know what to do...

  • Codemasters shutting down Bodycount developerCodemasters shutting down Bodycount developer

    (Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2011)
    While the game Bodycount may not have hit major success with gamers, we here at XboxAddict feel bad for those who are now without jobs. More details inside!

  • Gunstringer launch DLC free to all XBL usersGunstringer launch DLC free to all XBL users

    (Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2011)
    Gunstringer’s launch DLC will be free for all Xbox Live users, and will shoot it’s way out on Sept. 20

  • Demo: FIFA 12 Demo: FIFA 12

    (Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2011)
    Winner of 20 Best Sports Game of E3 awards, including the prestigious E3 Game Critics award, FIFA 12 brings to the pitch the game-changing new Player Impact Engine.

  • Xbox Live Issues ’Resolved’Xbox Live Issues ’Resolved’

    (Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2011)
    Microsoft has tightened the loose nuts and bolts affecting both Xbox Live and Xbox.com earlier today.

  • Crysis Headed to 360 as Downloadable TitleCrysis Headed to 360 as Downloadable Title

    (Date: Tuesday, September 13, 2011)
    The PC crasher finally makes it’s debut on consoles, albeit a download title, single player only, and a hefty 1600 MS points. Oh and it releases this October. Excited? We are.

  • New Syndicate Game Finally ConfirmedNew Syndicate Game Finally Confirmed

    (Date: Tuesday, September 13, 2011)
    Like XCOM, Syndicate will make the move from an isometric view to first-person. Press release inside!

  • Arkham City adds Game Plus ModeArkham City adds Game Plus Mode

    (Date: Tuesday, September 13, 2011)
    Batman Arkham City is trying to increase the replay value by adding a new Game Plus mode. More details inside!

  • MW3 Website Dispute Ends in Favor of ActivisionMW3 Website Dispute Ends in Favor of Activision

    (Date: Tuesday, September 13, 2011)
    A panel has ruled in favor of Activision. So future domain holders beware, you may have an army of high priced lawyers beating a path to your door if you don’t play by the rules.

  • Max Payne 3 Finally Releasing in MarchMax Payne 3 Finally Releasing in March

    (Date: Tuesday, September 13, 2011)
    The latest Max Payne gets a new release window. With almost a decade since the release of Max Payne 2, Max Payne 3 gets a date of March 2012. Now let’s see if that holds up.

  • MGS Peace Walker HD will have online co opMGS Peace Walker HD will have online co op

    (Date: Tuesday, September 6, 2011)
    Eager to get back into Solid Snake’s adventures? Now according to Kojima, you and 3 of your friends will be able to play Peace Walker online together, oh and all this goodness will be running at 60FPS

  • Dead Island day-one patch detailedDead Island day-one patch detailed

    (Date: Tuesday, September 6, 2011)
    Dead Island’s day one patch is designed to fix various problems and bugs with the game. What exactly does this patch fix? Quite honestly, it fixes a lot and we don’t know if that’s good or bad.

  • Halo 4 creative director leaves MicrosoftHalo 4 creative director leaves Microsoft

    (Date: Tuesday, September 6, 2011)
    Halo 4 creative director Ryan Payton leaves Microsoft, opens Camouflaj. What does this mean for the future of Master Chief and why did he leave?

  • Driver San Francisco Online Pass Goes FreeDriver San Francisco Online Pass Goes Free

    (Date: Tuesday, September 6, 2011)
    Good news if you bought Driver and got an incomplete Uplay Passport code! Due to printing problems, Ubisoft is now offering their Uplay Passport for free.

  • Halo 4 Starts the Reclaimer TrilogyHalo 4 Starts the Reclaimer Trilogy

    (Date: Monday, August 29, 2011)
    Halo 4 is officially a direct sequel to Halo 3 and this new upcoming trilogy is being dubbed "The Reclaimer Trilogy". That is until the public in millions demands more Master Chief. Hopefully this won’t go the SW route.

  • Gears of War 3 Offers Online Pass for DLCGears of War 3 Offers Online Pass for DLC

    (Date: Monday, August 29, 2011)
    For a price of $30 Gears of War 3 is offering a deal for future DLC (which start to launch this november). Want to know more about this? Check out the press release!

  • Skyrim DLC Will Come to Xbox 360 a Month EarlySkyrim DLC Will Come to Xbox 360 a Month Early

    (Date: Friday, August 26, 2011)
    You’ll have to wait an extra 30 days to play the first two DLC packs on PS3 and PC. Apparently though, more DLC is planned, and hopefully none of it involves horse armor.

  • The map Gridlock will be back in GoW3The map Gridlock will be back in GoW3

    (Date: Friday, August 26, 2011)
    Gears of War 3 is shaping up to deliver every bit of goodies that it’s community is hoping for. If you got to go out, then go out with a bang right? Full press release inside!

  • Halo CE Anniversary adds 3 more mapsHalo CE Anniversary adds 3 more maps

    (Date: Friday, August 26, 2011)
    With the upcoming launch of Halo CE Anniversary, new maps have been announced. Thankfully now it seems that there are going to be PC maps included that console owners never got to experience originally.

  • Halo Reach title update coming in SeptemberHalo Reach title update coming in September

    (Date: Friday, August 26, 2011)
    Halo Reach is getting another title update this September, however, some may be surprise, and angry when they realize some of the changes that are being made.

  • Halo CE Anniversary supports 3D TVsHalo CE Anniversary supports 3D TVs

    (Date: Friday, August 26, 2011)
    Ever wonder what it was like to see a sticky thrown right at your face? Well if you own a 3DTV you will get your chance this coming November!

  • Halo 4 Warthog in Forza 4 Auto Vista ModeHalo 4 Warthog in Forza 4 Auto Vista Mode

    (Date: Friday, August 26, 2011)
    Upset about the previous news on Forza not having Porsches? Well Turn 10 offered up an easter egg treat in the form of a Halo 4 Warthog. Alas this can’t be used in any race. Just like marriage, look but don’t touch.

  • Fallout: New Vegas Lonesome Road DLC dated Fallout: New Vegas Lonesome Road DLC dated

    (Date: Thursday, August 25, 2011)
    Bethesda finally gives a date to the latest Fallout New Vegas DLC, but they also announce a few other goodies to help you through the wasteland. Click to read more! Radiation free!

  • Forza 4 Blocked From Including Porsches by EAForza 4 Blocked From Including Porsches by EA

    (Date: Thursday, August 25, 2011)
    You’ll have to make do with RUFs in Forza Motorsport 4. In Forza 3 we had a lot of different models of Porsches to choose from, but now we have none? Does this make sense to anyone?

  • Kinect Star Wars DelayedKinect Star Wars Delayed

    (Date: Wednesday, August 24, 2011)
    No new date was announced, but it won’t be out this year. Not only does this affect the game, but the R2-D2 console as well. Is anyone really surprised by this?

  • Coming soon to the Xbox LIVE Marketplace Coming soon to the Xbox LIVE Marketplace

    (Date: Wednesday, August 24, 2011)
    Here is a look at some of the upcoming content scheduled for the Xbox LIVE Marketplace.

  • Official Modern Warfare 3 Gaming Glasses AnnouncedOfficial Modern Warfare 3 Gaming Glasses Announced

    (Date: Tuesday, August 23, 2011)
    As with every Call of Duty release, youre likely going to find yourself spending countless hours glued to your television in the heat of battle, and Modern Warfare 3 will be no different.

  • Gears of War 3 Goes GoldGears of War 3 Goes Gold

    (Date: Monday, August 22, 2011)
    Its exciting, but almost for no reason. Youre no closer to playing the game than before it went gold, but somehow hearing that Gears of War 3 development has been completed makes its September 20 release feel that more real.

  • MW3 Gets Dedicated Servers but ONLY on PCMW3 Gets Dedicated Servers but ONLY on PC

    (Date: Friday, August 19, 2011)
    So with this massive battle shaping up between the two war games, one thing is for sure, if you’re planning on playing MW3 on consoles, you unf. will NOT get dedicated servers. Lucky $@^ PC players won’t have to deal with IWNet this time around

  • No Split Screen Co Op in Battlefield 3No Split Screen Co Op in Battlefield 3

    (Date: Friday, August 19, 2011)
    So now that we get co-op missions in Battlefield 3, we need to be clear on the fact that your partner will now need their own xbox, game, tv, and a whole bunch of time on their hands.

  • Battlefield 3 Multiplayer Fact Sheet says a lotBattlefield 3 Multiplayer Fact Sheet says a lot

    (Date: Friday, August 19, 2011)
    Want to know more about DICE’s upcoming war game Battlefield 3? What are we saying, of course you do! Thankfully a list has been revealed that sheds a TON of light on new information, but this is just the tip of the iceberg.

  • First Licensed Xbox 360 Wheel From FerrariFirst Licensed Xbox 360 Wheel From Ferrari

    (Date: Friday, August 19, 2011)
    With racing games producing a large fanatical fanbase, Ferrari is finally entering the realm of video game accessories, thank you Thrustmaster.

  • Counter Strike GO Coming to PC and ConsolesCounter Strike GO Coming to PC and Consoles

    (Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2011)
    Global Offensive brings new maps, modes, matchmaking, and more. At least when you picket the offices of Valve you get results. Maybe Washington D.C. should pay attention?

  • Rage 360 install requires 22GB of spaceRage 360 install requires 22GB of space

    (Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2011)
    Yup, that’s not a typo in the title. Your Xbox 360 is going to need a total of 22GB of free space to install Rage. Imagine though what your 360 will be going through if you don’t install it? Don’t have a large hdd? Time to upgrade.

  • MGS HD Collection Includes the First Two MGMGS HD Collection Includes the First Two MG

    (Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2011)
    Both Metal Gear and Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake are packed in thanks to Subsistence. With different content packaged in different regions, the North American release is shaping up to be the best.

  • Spoil Gears of War 3 and Feel the Wrath of EpicSpoil Gears of War 3 and Feel the Wrath of Epic

    (Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2011)
    Spoil Gears of War 3, Risk Getting Banned at Launch. Those who leak or spoil the game might face an unpleasant surprise on September 20. Epic is watching.

  • Silent Hill HD Collection No Longer PS3 OnlySilent Hill HD Collection No Longer PS3 Only

    (Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2011)
    Silent Hill HD Collection also heading to Xbox 360, Konami ’aiming’ for simultaneous launch on both consoles. Yet another PS3 exclusive that is making it’s way to the Xbox 360.

  • SB Heavy Armor Uses Kinect and ControllerSB Heavy Armor Uses Kinect and Controller

    (Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2011)
    Steel Battalion: Heavy Armor uses Xbox 360 controller and Kinect simultaneously. Now get the best of both worlds without the massive controller. But we do kind of miss the massive controller.

  • Battlefield 3 Gets Co op ModeBattlefield 3 Gets Co op Mode

    (Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2011)
    Work together or die alone. Now you can team up and head through campaign style missions in Battlefield 3. Want to know more? Click to see more!

  • Hackers Uncover CoD MysteryHackers Uncover CoD Mystery

    (Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2011)
    The digital attacks continue, this time Activision may have had a secret exposed to the public. Will this be a reality, only Activision can confirm this.

  • Batman Arkham City supports 3DBatman Arkham City supports 3D

    (Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2011)
    Batman: Arkham City supports 3D whether you have a 3DTV or not. Get ready for some cape flappin action in stereoscopic 3D! Press release inside!

  • Bethesda Hopes to Get $150 Out of You for SkyrimBethesda Hopes to Get $150 Out of You for Skyrim

    (Date: Saturday, August 6, 2011)
    The Skyrim collector’s edition includes a map, 12" statue, art book, and making-of DVD. Oh how we all love the dragons. Now you get to own your own.

  • Borderlands 2 Confirmed, See it at PAXBorderlands 2 Confirmed, See it at PAX

    (Date: Thursday, August 4, 2011)
    Return to Pandora on PC, Xbox 360, and PS3 sometime between April 1, 2012 and March 31, 2013. Now that is a true launch window. Thanks guys for the 364 days.

  • Borderlands 2 Coming in 2012, MaybeBorderlands 2 Coming in 2012, Maybe

    (Date: Thursday, August 4, 2011)
    A sequel to the cel-shaded shooter may be coming to Xbox 360, PS3, and PC next year. Get ready for more loot collecting and twisted humor while you waste away hours of your life.

  • EA Sports Season Ticket Discounts DLCEA Sports Season Ticket Discounts DLC

    (Date: Thursday, August 4, 2011)
    Get a 20% discount on DLC and play certain games three days early by paying a yearly fee. While some other companies make the DLC free, this one you pay to have a discount.

  • SF X Tekken Having Hard Time With FireballsSF X Tekken Having Hard Time With Fireballs

    (Date: Thursday, August 4, 2011)
    Katsuhiro Harada talks about the issues that need to be addressed regarding Hadoukens. This is going to be interesting since a vast majority of SF characters have some sort of projectile.

  • Black Ops Rezurrection Map Pack is All ZombiesBlack Ops Rezurrection Map Pack is All Zombies

    (Date: Thursday, August 4, 2011)
    A fourth map pack should be hitting by the end of September. We can never have enough zombies in a Call of Duty game, thankfully this next map pack gives us all we could ever want.

  • Monthly XBLA Kinect Games on the WayMonthly XBLA Kinect Games on the Way

    (Date: Thursday, August 4, 2011)
    "[E]xpect to see more from us [at] Microsoft studios as we leverage the power of Kinect." Now we wait and see what games will be coming out.

  • Skype for Xbox 360 Coming Soon?Skype for Xbox 360 Coming Soon?

    (Date: Monday, August 1, 2011)
    Microsofts Skype Xbox integration might be coming sooner than expected.

  • BF 3 Levels Slightly Compacted on ConsolesBF 3 Levels Slightly Compacted on Consoles

    (Date: Friday, July 29, 2011)
    DICE isn’t "evil or stupid," it’s just "really hard" making it identical to the PC version. We still get jets and 24 player multiplayer.

  • Free RDR DLC Bolsters Multiplayer in SeptemberFree RDR DLC Bolsters Multiplayer in September

    (Date: Friday, July 29, 2011)
    New multiplayer content is on the way for free as a show of thanks. The DLC isn’t as hefty as the previous DLC, but then again, it’s free right?

  • Double Dragon II 3D Remake Headed to XBLADouble Dragon II 3D Remake Headed to XBLA

    (Date: Friday, July 29, 2011)
    The brothers Billy and Jimmy are back in this upcoming remake. Wander of the Dragons has two-player co-op, but no word yet about online support.

  • Red Faction Future in JeopardyRed Faction Future in Jeopardy

    (Date: Friday, July 29, 2011)
    THQ doesn’t have meaningful plans for Red Faction after Armageddon sold poorly. Could this be the end of the Red Faction games? Only time will tell.

  • No Multiplayer in Darksiders II No Multiplayer in Darksiders II

    (Date: Friday, July 29, 2011)
    Darksiders II skipping multiplayer due to technical challenges. Its absence is not for a lack of interest in including it.

  • MGS HD Collection will run at 60fps.MGS HD Collection will run at 60fps.

    (Date: Friday, July 29, 2011)
    We enjoy games that are oh so smooth, and thankfully the new Metal Gear Solid HD Collection will be smooth as ice at 60FPS.

  • Duke’s package is only going to get biggerDuke’s package is only going to get bigger

    (Date: Friday, July 29, 2011)
    Upcoming patch to expand Duke Nukem Forever’s weapon limit. Only a multiplayer patch, but now Duke will be able to hold more weapons, hopefully. Try to contain your excitement.

  • Brink Agent of Change DLC arrives Aug. 3Brink Agent of Change DLC arrives Aug. 3

    (Date: Friday, July 29, 2011)
    Brink’s ’Agents of Change’ DLC arrives on Aug. 3, still free for first two weeks. After that, the price goes up.

  • Kinectimals Adds Bears With an Appropriate TitleKinectimals Adds Bears With an Appropriate Title

    (Date: Friday, July 29, 2011)
    Interact with a variety of virtual bears using Kinect this fall. Lions, tigers, and now BEARS..... oh my.

  • RE4 and Code Veronica HD Will Cost 20 EachRE4 and Code Veronica HD Will Cost 20 Each

    (Date: Friday, July 29, 2011)
    You’ll be paying $40 total to get the HD remakes of these old Resident Evil games. Let’s be clear on this, no new content, just updated HD graphics. Is it worth your $20?

  • 30 minutes of Street Fighter x Tekken Gameplay30 minutes of Street Fighter x Tekken Gameplay

    (Date: Thursday, July 28, 2011)
    Capcom has released a half-hour direct feed video of Street Fighter x Tekken being played at the companys booth at Comic Con.

  • Microsoft to ship ESPN Xbox LIVE update in AugustMicrosoft to ship ESPN Xbox LIVE update in August

    (Date: Thursday, July 28, 2011)
    Microsoft revealed Today that it plans to ship an ESPN app update in August.

  •  MX Vs. ATV Alive DLC experiment was epic fail MX Vs. ATV Alive DLC experiment was epic fail

    (Date: Thursday, July 28, 2011)
    THQ CEO Brian Farrell has admitted that an experimental new pricing structure the publisher tried with MX vs. ATV Alive ’was not a success’.

  • Arcade: From Dust Arcade: From Dust

    (Date: Wednesday, July 27, 2011)
    Discover a unique Modern God game where nature is the star: From Dust, the latest original concept by Eric Chahi, visionary creator of Another World.

  • Fans may turn on Bethesda after discount farceFans may turn on Bethesda after discount farce

    (Date: Friday, July 22, 2011)
    Bethesda has recently released a 5yr anniversary version of Oblivion. Upon purchase of said game you get $10 off Skyrim, or at least that’s what we all thought until we had to jump through hoops to get to the truth.....

  • Modern Warfare 3 Hardened Edition picturedModern Warfare 3 Hardened Edition pictured

    (Date: Friday, July 22, 2011)
    With instant social information technology such as FB, Twitter and more, now we get our information instantly. Thankfully we got a pic of the new MW3 hardened edition. Want to see???

  • Dhalsim, Yoshimitsu, and 2 Others Join SF X TekkenDhalsim, Yoshimitsu, and 2 Others Join SF X Tekken

    (Date: Friday, July 22, 2011)
    Four new characters have been announced at Comic-Con. While the final character roster has yet to be confirmed, what we are seeing now is a great start.

  • Freddy Krueger is MKs Fourth DLC CharacterFreddy Krueger is MKs Fourth DLC Character

    (Date: Friday, July 22, 2011)
    The A Nightmare on Elm Street antagonist is coming to Mortal Kombat in August. Not really sure why or how he fits into the MK universe, but I guess we’ll find out soon enough? Maybe Scorpion has bad dreams?

  • A List of New Skyrim Details is Finally OutA List of New Skyrim Details is Finally Out

    (Date: Wednesday, July 20, 2011)
    Looking for more information on Skyrim? Who are we kidding, of course you are! Well why are you reading this? Click the news link and read for yourself, but remeber "choose wisely"

  • MvC3 Goes Ultimate, Full Character Roster LeakedMvC3 Goes Ultimate, Full Character Roster Leaked

    (Date: Wednesday, July 20, 2011)
    Try to guess which characters that didn’t make the cut last time are now in. Think Capcom is happy about this news? We say probably not.

  • Mad Catz announces a set of GoW3 headsetsMad Catz announces a set of GoW3 headsets

    (Date: Wednesday, July 20, 2011)
    Now not only do you have to get the Epic edition and the limited edt. console, but Mad Catz is making sure every part of your Gears addiction gets fullfilled. Yes the throat communicator is back! Pics and details inside!

  • SF3 Third Strike Hits Hard This August on XBLASF3 Third Strike Hits Hard This August on XBLA

    (Date: Wednesday, July 20, 2011)
    Can’t get enough of Street Fighter on Xbox? Capcom says NO and therefor brings us the latest Street Fighter game on XLBA: Street Fighter 3: Third Strike, one question though, why wasn’t this included in the Summer of Arcade?

  • Batman Arkham City Collectors Edition Coming to USBatman Arkham City Collectors Edition Coming to US

    (Date: Wednesday, July 20, 2011)
    Originally slated for only a UK release, Batman: Arkham City Collectors Edition is also taking flight here in the United States. Thankfully this doesn’t fall into the same path that other companies do with their collectors editions.

  • ModernWarfare3.com owner outed by GoDaddyModernWarfare3.com owner outed by GoDaddy

    (Date: Wednesday, July 20, 2011)
    We know the story, a fan of Battlefield 3 registered the domain name ModernWarfare3.com about two years ago and now Activision is hunting hard for a way to get this domain. Nothing like crying to get what you want right? GoDaddy says yes.

  • New Battlefield 3 Gameplay Footage New Battlefield 3 Gameplay Footage

    (Date: Wednesday, July 20, 2011)
    A new Battlefield 3 gameplay video has hit the net showing off more of Frostbite 2 capabilities when it comes to destruction.

  • Metal Gear HD Collection to have New Voice WorkMetal Gear HD Collection to have New Voice Work

    (Date: Sunday, July 17, 2011)
    Kojima’s Twitter confirms that at least Snake Eater will be re-recorded. Here’s hoping for the best, but we’re just excited to have this Metal Gear collection on the Xbox 360!

  • Activison Complains About ModernWarfare3 SpoofActivison Complains About ModernWarfare3 Spoof

    (Date: Sunday, July 17, 2011)
    Quick recap, a Battlefield fan bought the domain ModernWarfare3.com where it redirected you to the Battlefield 3 website, now since Activision wasn’t smart enough to aquire this back in 2009, now they are crying..

  • MW3 will offer more options for Party ChatMW3 will offer more options for Party Chat

    (Date: Sunday, July 17, 2011)
    Following numerous complaints about various aspects of Modern Warfare 2, Activision decided to grant the wishes of gamers by offering more options for party chat!

  • Two Worlds 2 Velvet GOTY Edition defies logicTwo Worlds 2 Velvet GOTY Edition defies logic

    (Date: Sunday, July 17, 2011)
    Two Worlds II: Velvet Game of the Year EditionTM coming this October! Including the expansion; Pirates of the Flying Fortress, which also releases this October, Two Worlds II: GOTY hits shelves with a grandiose entrance! Press release inside!

  • Ubisoft Adopts the Online Pass ModelUbisoft Adopts the Online Pass Model

    (Date: Sunday, July 17, 2011)
    Driver: SF is the first of "many of Ubisoft’s popular core games" to feature Passport. We all had to see this coming at one point or another.

  • First Glimpse of Battlefield 3 New BattlelogFirst Glimpse of Battlefield 3 New Battlelog

    (Date: Thursday, July 14, 2011)
    Track what friends are doing, chat with other players, check out stats, and more. Early details have been leaked and have since been removed but we got you covered!

  • CoD Elite Beta Begins TomorrowCoD Elite Beta Begins Tomorrow

    (Date: Thursday, July 14, 2011)
    Get your copy of Black Ops ready and check your e-mail inbox tomorrow. You may be selected to join the Elite Beta!

  • After a decade, Bungie says goodbye to HaloAfter a decade, Bungie says goodbye to Halo

    (Date: Tuesday, July 12, 2011)
    With the formation of 343, Bungie is handing the reins of Halo over the beginning of August 2011, thus ending a decade of relations to the gaming world. Now it’s on to Activision for their new project....

  • L4D2 New DLC was promised and now its onL4D2 New DLC was promised and now its on

    (Date: Tuesday, July 12, 2011)
    Valve promised the new "Dead Air" DLC early if the community worked together to help unlock it, little did they know how fast they would have to back up their promise.

  • Modern Warfare 3 Site Redirects to Battlefield 3Modern Warfare 3 Site Redirects to Battlefield 3

    (Date: Tuesday, July 12, 2011)
    Visiting ModernWarfare3.com right now will send you to Battlefield 3’s official site.

  • EA Plans on Shutting Down Online Support EA Plans on Shutting Down Online Support

    (Date: Tuesday, July 12, 2011)
    EA’s planning on shutting down online support for older games such as Battlefield 2, Army of Two, Need for Speed, and more. Want those online achvs? Better hurry up!

  • Mad Catz To Publish GamesMad Catz To Publish Games

    (Date: Friday, July 8, 2011)
    Mad Catz announced today it has entered into a Publisher License Agreement with Microsoft Corporation.

  • Gears of War 3 Leak Under InvestigationGears of War 3 Leak Under Investigation

    (Date: Monday, July 4, 2011)
    The leak doesn’t contain final code from the game, which won’t be out until September. This isn’t the first time something like this has happened, but it doesn’t make it any better.

  • The Original Crysis May be Headed to ConsolesThe Original Crysis May be Headed to Consoles

    (Date: Monday, July 4, 2011)
    Will Xbox 360 and PS3 owners soon be able to play Crysis without the need for a PC? According to a leaked image, it might just be true.

  • CoD XP Convention to Unveil MW3s MultiplayerCoD XP Convention to Unveil MW3s Multiplayer

    (Date: Monday, July 4, 2011)
    Ticket sales will be donated to the Call of Duty Endowment non-profit group. Tickets will be $150 which is sort of expensive, but it goes to a good cause.

  • CoD Competitive Edge is 60 FPSCoD Competitive Edge is 60 FPS

    (Date: Monday, July 4, 2011)
    "I think 60 is our competitive edge and you just don’t throw that away," says Sledgehammer boss.

  • GFW Merges with Xbox.comGFW Merges with Xbox.com

    (Date: Monday, July 4, 2011)
    On July 11th, Xbox.com will merge with Games For Windows in an attempt to create an "all-in-one" place for your videogame addiction!

  • Kinect Becoming More AccurateKinect Becoming More Accurate

    (Date: Thursday, June 30, 2011)
    Microsoft confirms that its motion controller is more accurate now than at launch

  • XBLA Summer of Arcade 2011 Dates ConfirmedXBLA Summer of Arcade 2011 Dates Confirmed

    (Date: Monday, June 27, 2011)
    Microsoft’s confirmed final details for this year’s Xbox Live Arcade ’Summer of Arcade’ promotion, which kicks off on July 20.

  • Microsoft Demos tighter Windows Phone and Kinect Microsoft Demos tighter Windows Phone and Kinect

    (Date: Monday, June 27, 2011)
    Microsoft has shown off some tighter Windows Phone and Kinect integration

  • Xbox 360 is Midway through its LifecycleXbox 360 is Midway through its Lifecycle

    (Date: Monday, June 27, 2011)
    Microsofts successful Xbox 360 games console is around halfway through its lifecycle according to one Microsoft executive.

  • Avatar Kinect Expected to launch SoonAvatar Kinect Expected to launch Soon

    (Date: Monday, June 27, 2011)
    Microsoft is expected to unveil its Avatar Kinect service within the next few weeks.

  • Molyneux: Fable III shortfalls due to lack of timeMolyneux: Fable III shortfalls due to lack of time

    (Date: Monday, June 27, 2011)
    Fable creator Peter Molyneux has admitted that the third game in the adventure series didn’t quite turn out the way he’d dreams.

  • BioWare Accounts Compromised in Latest AttackBioWare Accounts Compromised in Latest Attack

    (Date: Friday, June 17, 2011)
    Add BioWare to the long list of game companies that have dealt with hackers in recent weeks. Don’t worry your XBA account is just fine.

  • Sega Website Breached, Hackers Offer to RetaliateSega Website Breached, Hackers Offer to Retaliate

    (Date: Friday, June 17, 2011)
    Sega Pass members may have had their personal data obtained by hackers. It looks as though support is coming from an unusual source.

  • ME3 Multiplayer Comprised of CoOp MissionsME3 Multiplayer Comprised of CoOp Missions

    (Date: Friday, June 17, 2011)
    Rumored details on Mass Effect’s new multiplayer mode. Nothing has been made official but it looks like a question of "when", not "if".

  • Mortal Kombat Season Pass discounts DLCMortal Kombat Season Pass discounts DLC

    (Date: Friday, June 17, 2011)
    Following up on the success of L.A. Noire, Warner Bros. decides to offer a season pass for future DLC. Press release inside!

  • Duke Enters Guinness Book World RecordsDuke Enters Guinness Book World Records

    (Date: Monday, June 13, 2011)
    The vile, lewd and brutal day has arrived. After years (and years, and years) of anticipation, Duke Nukem Forever is finally ready to take on the world June 14th, 2011 and with it a Guinness World Record is finally settled.

  • Rage Delayed to OctoberRage Delayed to October

    (Date: Saturday, June 11, 2011)
    Bethesda and id Software have delayed the release of Rage by one month, according to the game’s official website.

  • Xbox Battlefield 3 not ready for E3Xbox Battlefield 3 not ready for E3

    (Date: Wednesday, June 8, 2011)
    Why? DICE is being very upfront, telling press that the SKU simply "isnt ready" and that it doesnt want to show the game "until its the best that it can be".

  • Xbox 360 Gears of War 3 Limited Edition Console Xbox 360 Gears of War 3 Limited Edition Console

    (Date: Wednesday, June 8, 2011)
    The Xbox 360 limited edition Gears of War 3 Bundle includes an exclusive red and black console design with two custom-designed Xbox 360 wireless controllers

  • Dance Central 2 AnnouncedDance Central 2 Announced

    (Date: Monday, June 6, 2011)
    Microsoft’s E3 2011 press conference confirmed that Dance Central 2 is in the works for Xbox 360.

  • Microsoft opens E3 with Halo 4 announcementMicrosoft opens E3 with Halo 4 announcement

    (Date: Monday, June 6, 2011)
    Microsoft has kicked off a round of video game conferences at this year’s E3 with the headline reveal of Halo 4, the first title in a brand new trilogy.

  • E3 2011: Xbox Live gets cloud storageE3 2011: Xbox Live gets cloud storage

    (Date: Monday, June 6, 2011)
    Microsoft’s confirmed cloud storage for Xbox Live, via a statement released after its E3 press conference.

  • E3 2011: Forza 4 datedE3 2011: Forza 4 dated

    (Date: Monday, June 6, 2011)
    An entirely new car experience" coming this October

  • Kinect Fun Labs UnveiledKinect Fun Labs Unveiled

    (Date: Monday, June 6, 2011)
    Microsoft has officially announced Kinect Fun Labs, a series of motion control mini-games debuting on Xbox Live today for all Xbox Live users.

  • E3 2011: Fable announced for KinectE3 2011: Fable announced for Kinect

    (Date: Monday, June 6, 2011)
    Peter Molyneux showed off the title on stage, promising that it will "connect you to the world of Albion like never before."

  • Codemasters targeted by hackersCodemasters targeted by hackers

    (Date: Monday, May 30, 2011)
    Password and login data for publisher’s website were compromised. Now this makes the 4th incident in the growing line of cyber attacks on video game companies.

  • Xbox founder returns to game developmentXbox founder returns to game development

    (Date: Monday, May 30, 2011)
    Seamus Blackley to form new production company. Thus ends the final chapter of the founding fathers of the Xbox 360.

  • Ninja Gaiden 3: First detailsNinja Gaiden 3: First details

    (Date: Monday, May 30, 2011)
    8-player multiplayer, co-op modes, and more! Imagine the frantic pace of 8 ninjas flying around trying to kill each other... mmmmmmmm

  • Ghost Recon Future Soldier is Better with Kinect Ghost Recon Future Soldier is Better with Kinect

    (Date: Wednesday, May 25, 2011)
    Xbox.coms box art for Ghost Recon: Future Soldier appears to confirm that the third person shooter will feature Kinect support.

  • Xbox Live Marketplace DownXbox Live Marketplace Down

    (Date: Wednesday, May 25, 2011)
    Xbox Live users are reporting problems accessing Xbox Live Marketplace through both Xbox 360 and PC.

  • First Modern Warfare 3 Gameplay Trailer TonightFirst Modern Warfare 3 Gameplay Trailer Tonight

    (Date: Monday, May 23, 2011)
    Infinity Wards comms boss Rob Bowling has confirmed that the first Modern Warfare 3 gameplay trailer will air tonight in the US.

  • Brink Patch Next Week will Tackle Lag IssueBrink Patch Next Week will Tackle Lag Issue

    (Date: Sunday, May 22, 2011)
    Bethesda has said it aims to release a new patch next week for Brink to tackle ongoing lag issues that have plagued the game since launch.

  • We Won’t Run Out of Dragons in SkyrimWe Won’t Run Out of Dragons in Skyrim

    (Date: Friday, May 20, 2011)
    If the graphics, sound, or story isn’t enough to get you excited for Skyrim, then how about adding in an unlimited amount of fire breathing (and talking) dragons?

  • Valve isn’t Showing Any Games at E3Valve isn’t Showing Any Games at E3

    (Date: Friday, May 20, 2011)
    You can let go of any hope for a Half-Life 3 reveal at this year’s E3. Valve made a short annoucement that they will not be in attendace for this years E3. Maybe they got stuck in a Portal.

  • New Alan Wake is for XBLANew Alan Wake is for XBLA

    (Date: Friday, May 20, 2011)
    The latest installment into the life of Alan Wake is called Night Springs. Night Springs is the name of a fictional, Twilight Zone-style show in the original Alan Wake.

  • Xbox 360 Update Adding PayPal and MoreXbox 360 Update Adding PayPal and More

    (Date: Friday, May 20, 2011)
    The new update also introduces a new "Auto-Standby" mode which makes your 360 use less power when it’s idle for more than one hour.

  • Students Can Grab a Free 4GB Xbox 360 SStudents Can Grab a Free 4GB Xbox 360 S

    (Date: Friday, May 20, 2011)
    Students looking to purchase a Windows 7 PC for school will be in luck when they realize that they will get a free 4GB Xbox 360 Slim. The only caveat is that the computer needs to cost $699 or more.

  • Kinect Gets Improved Facial RecognitionKinect Gets Improved Facial Recognition

    (Date: Tuesday, May 17, 2011)
    Avatar Kinect will launch later this Spring, with Kinect owners able to hang-out with up to seven friends in a number of simulated environments.

  • Duke Nukem Forever Demo DatedDuke Nukem Forever Demo Dated

    (Date: Tuesday, May 17, 2011)
    The date was confirmed in a special video message from Gearbox’s Randy Pitchford this morning.

  • New Batman Game AnnouncedNew Batman Game Announced

    (Date: Monday, May 16, 2011)
    Batman: Arkham City may be the center of superhero attention right now, but the Dark Knight has another trick up his sleeve. Warner Bros.’ development studio Monolith Games is working on a downloadable multiplayer Batman title.

  • EMails, Resumes Stolen in Eidos Website HackEMails, Resumes Stolen in Eidos Website Hack

    (Date: Friday, May 13, 2011)
    Square Enix says up to 25,000 e-mail addresses and 350 resumes may have been taken. Looks like Sony isn’t the only company taking hits.

  • MW3 Story, Screenshots, and Release Date LeakedMW3 Story, Screenshots, and Release Date Leaked

    (Date: Friday, May 13, 2011)
    Tons of details on this year’s Call of Duty have made their way onto the web. There are spoilers inside.... oooohhh you want to look don’t ya?

  • More Ubisoft Franchises to Get the AC TreatmentMore Ubisoft Franchises to Get the AC Treatment

    (Date: Friday, May 13, 2011)
    "We are applying the very [same] product template to our other strong franchises." Get ready for some new directions from your favorite Ubisoft games!

  • Mortal Kombat Arcade KollectionMortal Kombat Arcade Kollection

    (Date: Thursday, May 12, 2011)
    Mortal Kombat fans new and old have more reason to rejoyce. Now you will be able to get the classic arcade ports of MK1, MK2, and MK3 all for only 800 Points! More details inside!

  • Atari TDU Studio Goes On Symbolic Day StrikeAtari TDU Studio Goes On Symbolic Day Strike

    (Date: Thursday, May 12, 2011)
    Eden games finally faces the realization of what happens when you: A) release a broken product and B) ignore the gaming community.

  • Brink Lag Issues Being InvestigatedBrink Lag Issues Being Investigated

    (Date: Thursday, May 12, 2011)
    Splash Damage is "urgently investigating" the issue of lag in multiplayer. Not a good sign right out of the gate for this title.

  • Jeremy McGrath’s Offroad  AnnouncedJeremy McGrath’s Offroad Announced

    (Date: Thursday, May 12, 2011)
    Leading Console Developer 2XL Games, Reverb Publishing, and D3Publisher Announce Jeremy McGrath’s Offroad for Xbox LIVE. Arcade.

  • Xbox 360 Spring UpdateXbox 360 Spring Update

    (Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2011)
    Xbox 360 Spring Update reportedly adds PayPal, new disc format support soon. The update is allegedly going to be rolled out in phases between May 19 and May 30.

  • More Alan Wake Coming This FallMore Alan Wake Coming This Fall

    (Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2011)
    Following rumors of Alan Wake 2, Remedy has confirmed it’s working on more Alan Wake. Is it Alan Wake 2 though? No. Is it more DLC for Alan Wake? No. Think that’s cryptic? Read inside.

  • MW3 to Feature Bigger, Destructible EnvironmentsMW3 to Feature Bigger, Destructible Environments

    (Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2011)
    Sources say this year’s larger, more epic game could see the return of Soap and Price. Nothing says "fun game" like laying waste to an entire city.

  • Dark Souls Release Slated for OctoberDark Souls Release Slated for October

    (Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2011)
    The spiritual successor to Demon’s Souls has a release window. No more PS3 exclusive, the next installment is going to be on the 360 as well.

  • Soul Calibur V AnnouncedSoul Calibur V Announced

    (Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2011)
    Namco announces the next chapter in its weapon-based fighting series. So far no Star Wars tie-in’s announced.

  • Hitman: Absolution Announced for 2012Hitman: Absolution Announced for 2012

    (Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2011)
    Hitman 5 has a title and a release window with more details to come next month.

  • Microsoft buys SkypeMicrosoft buys Skype

    (Date: Tuesday, May 10, 2011)
    Microsoft buys Skype, plans to add support to Kinect and Xbox Live. Looks like Microsoft is going full force with adding more services to Xbox Live. Press Release inside!

  • Assassin’s Creed: Revelations Assassin’s Creed: Revelations

    (Date: Tuesday, May 10, 2011)
    Assassin’s Creed: Revelations concludes Ezio’s story this November. Will this be the final game in the Assassin’s Creed line? We hope not.

  • 100 Million Songs Downloaded for Rock Band100 Million Songs Downloaded for Rock Band

    (Date: Tuesday, May 10, 2011)
    Harmonix doesn’t plan on releasing Rock Band 4 this year. Looks like we will have to wait for the latest version of Rock Band, but how long will we have to wait for it?

  • Far Cry 3 Evidence Continues to MountFar Cry 3 Evidence Continues to Mount

    (Date: Tuesday, May 10, 2011)
    Numerous resumes list Far Cry 3, perhaps indicating a reveal at E3. With so much information filtering out there, it’s a safe bet to say that something will be announced at E3.

  • Split Second Sequel Canceled, Dev Faces LayoffsSplit Second Sequel Canceled, Dev Faces Layoffs

    (Date: Tuesday, May 10, 2011)
    Last year’s unique racer won’t see a sequel produced by Black Rock Studio. We hope that those who are let go find work soon to keep great games coming.

  • Guardian Heroes HD Remake Coming to XBLAGuardian Heroes HD Remake Coming to XBLA

    (Date: Tuesday, May 10, 2011)
    Sega brings back Treasure’s incredible side-scrolling brawler in HD. Sega is not holding back on this classic Saturn title. Want to know more? You know what to do.

  • There’s an Xbox Addict App!There’s an Xbox Addict App!

    (Date: Friday, May 6, 2011)
    We are proud to announce the XboxAddict.com app! It is available for both the iOS (iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch), and the Android platform.

  • Latest Assassins Creed hints at IstanbulLatest Assassins Creed hints at Istanbul

    (Date: Wednesday, May 4, 2011)
    So where will Ubisoft take our assassination adventures next? It looks like Istanbul is a key area?

  • Mass Effect 3 delayed until Q1 2012Mass Effect 3 delayed until Q1 2012

    (Date: Wednesday, May 4, 2011)
    Looking forward to completing the Mass Effect story? So were we, but now millions of us have to wait as the game has been delayed till next year.

  • Metro 2033 Sequel Officially Dubbed Last LightMetro 2033 Sequel Officially Dubbed Last Light

    (Date: Wednesday, May 4, 2011)
    THQ confirms the sequel won’t be called Metro 2034. Domain names have been registered, and here’s hoping that the sequel offers up a better game.

  • Too Human Trilogy isn’t DeadToo Human Trilogy isn’t Dead

    (Date: Wednesday, May 4, 2011)
    Too Human Trilogy isn’t Dead. The developer plans to continue, however litigation with Epic Games is currently an issue, though.

  • Hulu Plus Now Available on XBLHulu Plus Now Available on XBL

    (Date: Monday, May 2, 2011)
    Now another additional service has been launched on XBL to take your money. Hulu Plus has launched and if you were interested in joining up you can add an additional $7.99 per month to your bill.

  • Fallout New Vegas Patch Fixed?Fallout New Vegas Patch Fixed?

    (Date: Monday, May 2, 2011)
    We all knew that in the beginning Fallout had it’s share of glitches and bugs, but now after a patch seemingly caused more issues, Bethesda worked around the clock to patch the um... patch. Did it work? Details inside!

  • Arcade: OutlandArcade: Outland

    (Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2011)
    In the middle of Balance and Chaos, now stands one man whose efforts may bridge the ancient divide, or doom the world to destruction.

  • Arcade: TROUBLE WITCHES NEO!Arcade: TROUBLE WITCHES NEO!

    (Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2011)
    Discover TROUBLE WITCHES NEO , horizontal shooting in which cute and comical little witches roam the skies of Xbox LIVE!

  • Arcade: NIN2-JUMPArcade: NIN2-JUMP

    (Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2011)
    In the middle of Balance and Chaos, now stands one man whose efforts may bridge the ancient divide, or doom the world to destruction.

  • New Brink Video Showcases SMARTNew Brink Video Showcases SMART

    (Date: Tuesday, April 26, 2011)
    Bethesda’s fired out a new Brink video, the first showcasing the shooter’s SMART system.

  • Red Faction: Armageddon demo next weekRed Faction: Armageddon demo next week

    (Date: Tuesday, April 26, 2011)
    THQ’s announced that a playable demo of Red Faction: Armageddon will be released on Xbox Live Marketplace.

  • Shadows of the Damned DelayedShadows of the Damned Delayed

    (Date: Friday, April 22, 2011)
    EA has delayed the release of Shadows of the Damned on Xbox 360 for two weeks.

  • Reminder: Download the Gears of War 3 Beta Today  Reminder: Download the Gears of War 3 Beta Today

    (Date: Monday, April 18, 2011)
    If you have Bulletstorm Epic Edition, its now time to download the Gears of War 3 beta. Its pretty simple.

  • Sonic Generations Combines Old and New SonicSonic Generations Combines Old and New Sonic

    (Date: Monday, April 18, 2011)
    Classic side-scrolling action and 3D adventuring combine forces on Xbox 360. Classic feel, redesigned HD graphics.

  • Rage Details on Multiplayer, Co-op, And Pre-ordersRage Details on Multiplayer, Co-op, And Pre-orders

    (Date: Monday, April 18, 2011)
    Bethesda and Id Software announces Rage’s multiplayer suite, plus the extra wasteland schwag you get from pre-ordering. A free upgrade is always nice, don’t you agree?

  • Madden 12 Release Date Set for August 30Madden 12 Release Date Set for August 30

    (Date: Monday, April 18, 2011)
    Lockout or not, the newest Madden game will be out at the end of August. Voting has now begun for the cover, make your voice heard!

  • Xbox 360 Tops March Home Console Sales Xbox 360 Tops March Home Console Sales

    (Date: Friday, April 15, 2011)
    Xbox 360 was the "No.1 console in the US in March 2011, based on console and software sales", according to NPD data released by Microsoft.

  • Arcade: Yars Revenge Arcade: Yars Revenge

    (Date: Wednesday, April 13, 2011)
    Assume the role of Yar, a deadly agent of destruction brainwashed by the Qotile race to hunt down innocents. After realizing the terrible truth behind her captors, Yar sets off on a mission to exact revenge and save her kind from extinction.

  • Arcade: Might & Magic Clash of Heroes Arcade: Might & Magic Clash of Heroes

    (Date: Wednesday, April 13, 2011)
    The award-winning Might & Magic Clash of Heroes is now on XBLA! Live the epic adventure of 5 young Heroes leading their armies to save the world of Might & Magic.

  • Xbox Live Downloads: Awesome Games on DiscountXbox Live Downloads: Awesome Games on Discount

    (Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2011)
    Microsoft’s latest Xbox Live downloads schedule may not have many new games to get excited about, but it does have discount deals on some sweet games you shouldn’t pass up.

  • Brink release date brought forwardBrink release date brought forward

    (Date: Monday, April 11, 2011)
    Bethesda has moved the release date for Brink forward by a week.

  • Free-to-Play Games Coming to Xbox Live Free-to-Play Games Coming to Xbox Live

    (Date: Monday, April 11, 2011)
    Microsoft is reportedly set to launch free-to-play video games on its Xbox Live service.

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops Escalation Game-add on Call of Duty: Black Ops Escalation Game-add on

    (Date: Monday, April 11, 2011)
    Today Activision has announced Escalation, the next game add-on for Call of Duty: Black Ops and that it will be available first to Xbox LIVE members

  • Rockstar’s secret Xbox 360 game unmaskedRockstar’s secret Xbox 360 game unmasked

    (Date: Monday, April 11, 2011)
    Details of a secret, presumably cancelled Rockstar game for Xbox 360 have emerged, alongside concept artwork.

  • Demo: Fantastic Pets Demo: Fantastic Pets

    (Date: Monday, April 11, 2011)
    Fantastic Pets is the only video game that lets players create the pet of their dreams

  • Child of Eden has vibrating suitChild of Eden has vibrating suit

    (Date: Monday, April 11, 2011)
    Those crazy guys at Q Entertainment have made a suit peripheral that vibrates your body in conjunction with the action in its latest game, the Kinect-powered Child of Eden for Xbox.

  • Mass Effect 3 details emerge in Game InformerMass Effect 3 details emerge in Game Informer

    (Date: Friday, April 8, 2011)
    Mass Effect 3 is a reality that is anticipated by millions. This month’s Game Informer issue delivers some spoilers. Some spoilers inside.

  • EA Sports planning persistent gamer profilesEA Sports planning persistent gamer profiles

    (Date: Friday, April 8, 2011)
    Streamlining should be the word of the day. EA Sports wants your profile to follow you throughout all your EA games. Great idea, now lets see how the execution goes.

  • Mortal Kombat Xbox 360 exclusive rumorsMortal Kombat Xbox 360 exclusive rumors

    (Date: Friday, April 8, 2011)
    The PS3 gets Kratos, so what does the 360 get? Rumors have been flying and the latest and greatest are inside! Could something be free on day 1?

  • GameStop lists $300 Dirt 3 RC Car bundleGameStop lists $300 Dirt 3 RC Car bundle

    (Date: Friday, April 8, 2011)
    Yes you read it correctly. No, there isn’t a typo in the price. For the same price as a Xbox 360 250GB slim console, you can get a game and a RC car. Is it worth it? Details inside!

  • UFC Personal Trainer Announced for KinectUFC Personal Trainer Announced for Kinect

    (Date: Thursday, April 7, 2011)
    THQ has finally officially announced (i.e. more than just Danny Bilson talking about it - there’s a press release and everything) UFC Personal Trainer: The Ultimate Fitness System.

  • Demo: Kinectimals Demo: Kinectimals

    (Date: Thursday, April 7, 2011)
    Add this free demo to your Xbox 360 download queue today.

  • 100GB triple-layer Blu-ray discs100GB triple-layer Blu-ray discs

    (Date: Thursday, April 7, 2011)
    Not exactly Xbox news, but Panasonic has 100GB triple-layer Blu-ray discs!

  • Arcade: The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile Arcade: The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile

    (Date: Wednesday, April 6, 2011)
    Three marks remain! Unlock The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile to dig further in to Yukis bloody quest for revenge.

  • Arcade: Red Faction: Battlegrounds Arcade: Red Faction: Battlegrounds

    (Date: Wednesday, April 6, 2011)
    The destructive gameplay from the Red Faction franchise comes to the arcade with twin-stick shooter Red Faction: Battlegrounds!

  • Black Ops Escalation DLC outed by retail flyerBlack Ops Escalation DLC outed by retail flyer

    (Date: Wednesday, April 6, 2011)
    The release date of the new CoD Black Ops’ DLC called Escalation was leaked on a retail flyer. Image inside!

  • Rebellion giving Sniper Elite sequel next yearRebellion giving Sniper Elite sequel next year

    (Date: Wednesday, April 6, 2011)
    505 Games and Rebellion have a green light to bringing an award winning sniper experience to the Xbox 360. Press release inside!

  • Operation Flashpoint: Red River DelayedOperation Flashpoint: Red River Delayed

    (Date: Wednesday, April 6, 2011)
    A Codemasters representative confirmed to IGN that Operation Flashpoint: Red River has been delayed in North America.

  • Tokyo Game Show Going Ahead as PlannedTokyo Game Show Going Ahead as Planned

    (Date: Wednesday, April 6, 2011)
    Tokyo Game Show 2011 will take place as originally scheduled, at the Makuhari Messe convention centre from September 15-18.

  • New Mass Effect Novel to Arrive this AutumnNew Mass Effect Novel to Arrive this Autumn

    (Date: Wednesday, April 6, 2011)
    A new Mass Effect novel will touch down this autumn ahead of the next game in the franchise, Mass Effect 3.

  • Brink Gameplay Trailer Demos AbilitiesBrink Gameplay Trailer Demos Abilities

    (Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2011)
    Here’s a new trailer for the gorgeous-looking Brink, showing off some the special abilities the various player classes will be capable of.

  • Spider-Man: Edge of Time - first trailerSpider-Man: Edge of Time - first trailer

    (Date: Monday, April 4, 2011)
    Activision has released the first teaser trailer for Spider-Man: Edge of Time.

  • Happy Birthday Microsoft  36 years old TodayHappy Birthday Microsoft 36 years old Today

    (Date: Monday, April 4, 2011)
    Happy Birthday Microsoft 36 years old today.

  • Microsoft May Announce Silverlight for Xbox Microsoft May Announce Silverlight for Xbox

    (Date: Monday, April 4, 2011)
    Microsoft may announce Silverlight for Xbox next week

  • Homefront Xbox 360 update out now, fixes freezesHomefront Xbox 360 update out now, fixes freezes

    (Date: Friday, April 1, 2011)
    Kaos has launched an Xbox 360 title update for Homefront designed "to address all Profile Freeze issues".

  • Activision Announce Spider-Man: Edge Of TimeActivision Announce Spider-Man: Edge Of Time

    (Date: Thursday, March 31, 2011)
    Activision Publishing, Inc. and Marvel Entertainment, LLC today announced Spider-Man: Edge of Time, where Spider-Man faces one of his greatest challenges ever.

  • Sky signs Xbox for product placementSky signs Xbox for product placement

    (Date: Thursday, March 31, 2011)
    Microsoft has signed a product placement deal making its Xbox Kinect 360 game Kinect Sports the first product placement to air on Sky channels.

  • Microsoft loses marketing VP Mich MathewsMicrosoft loses marketing VP Mich Mathews

    (Date: Thursday, March 31, 2011)
    Mathews steps down after 22 years with the company.

  • NASCAR Races Back Onto ConsolesNASCAR Races Back Onto Consoles

    (Date: Thursday, March 31, 2011)
    NASCAR racing is back in the hands of the fans with the release of NASCAR The Game 2011.

  • Max Payne 3 is Still AliveMax Payne 3 is Still Alive

    (Date: Wednesday, March 30, 2011)
    The last time we heard about Max Payne 3 was back in June 2010 when Rockstar Games parent company Take-Two announced it was delaying the title indefinitely.

  • Arcade: RushN Attack: Ex-PatriotArcade: RushN Attack: Ex-Patriot

    (Date: Wednesday, March 30, 2011)
    Continue Sid Morrows mission to retrieve Gibson and uncover the dangerous secrets looming in the shadows of the Cold War.

  • Arcade: Islands of WakfuArcade: Islands of Wakfu

    (Date: Wednesday, March 30, 2011)
    Islands of Wakfu is an action/adventure game set in the universe of the world-famous DOFUS and Wakfu MMORPGs.

  • Battlefield 3 Campaign to last 12 HoursBattlefield 3 Campaign to last 12 Hours

    (Date: Wednesday, March 30, 2011)
    Battlefield 3′s campaign will last up to 12 hours, according to a report.

  • New Child of Eden TrailerNew Child of Eden Trailer

    (Date: Wednesday, March 30, 2011)
    Ubisoft’s released a new Child of Eden trailer - that’s the promising Tetsuya Mizuguchi Kinect game seen as a spiritual sequel to the excellent Rez.

  • Marvel vs Capcom 3 Ships 2 Million UnitsMarvel vs Capcom 3 Ships 2 Million Units

    (Date: Wednesday, March 30, 2011)
    Capcoms announced this morning that Marvel vs Capcom 3 has shipped 2 million units since launch.

  • MS Running Beta for Updated Xbox 360 Disc MS Running Beta for Updated Xbox 360 Disc

    (Date: Wednesday, March 30, 2011)
    Microsoft is running a public preview program to test out "an updated Xbox 360 disc format".

  • Trials HD Rides Into RetailTrials HD Rides Into Retail

    (Date: Monday, March 28, 2011)
    RedLynx today announced that Trials HD, its award-winning Xbox LIVE Arcade game, is coming to retail stores as part of a new Microsoft ’Triple Pack.’

  • Shift 2: Unleashed Launch TrailerShift 2: Unleashed Launch Trailer

    (Date: Friday, March 25, 2011)
    EA’s put out a lunch trailer for Shift 2: Unleashed, which hits US stores next Tuesday.

  • Homefront reaches 1 million SalesHomefront reaches 1 million Sales

    (Date: Friday, March 25, 2011)
    THQs announced that sales of its US invasion based FPS Homefront have passed one million units.

  • Duke Nukem Forever Delayed AgainDuke Nukem Forever Delayed Again

    (Date: Thursday, March 24, 2011)
    Just when we thought we were finally about to get our hands on infamous vapourware Duke Nukem Forever, Gearbox Software has gone and delayed it by a month.

  • Arcade: Ghostbusters: Sanctum of SlimeArcade: Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime

    (Date: Wednesday, March 23, 2011)
    Strap on your proton packs for an all-new Ghostbusting adventure! Ectoplasmic threats are spawning all over New York, and only you and your team of rookie Ghostbusters can stop them.

  • Arcade: SwarmArcade: Swarm

    (Date: Wednesday, March 23, 2011)
    Swarm features fast-paced platformer action and includes death medals, boss fights and a scoring system that encourages heated competition with your friends.

  • Marvel Vs Capcom 3 Patch ReleasedMarvel Vs Capcom 3 Patch Released

    (Date: Wednesday, March 23, 2011)
    Capcom has release a small patch for Marvel Vs Capcom 3 which, according to reports, introduces a number of tweaks and changes to the game’s fighters and clears up a few glitches.

  • Awesome Crysis 2 Launch Trailer ArrivesAwesome Crysis 2 Launch Trailer Arrives

    (Date: Tuesday, March 22, 2011)
    EAs released the launch trailer for Cryteks gorgeous looking Crysis 2, which hits the States today.

  • Batman Arkham City Pre-order Perks Detailed for USBatman Arkham City Pre-order Perks Detailed for US

    (Date: Tuesday, March 22, 2011)
    Warner Brothers has detailed a couple of Batman: Arkham City pre-order bonuses via the game’s official website.

  • Valve Launches another Portal 2 video Valve Launches another Portal 2 video

    (Date: Tuesday, March 22, 2011)
    Here’s the first of a another great video series from Valve that has fictional company Aperture Science launch a marketing campaign for its many inventions on sale.

  • New Spider-Man Game Reveal at WonderConNew Spider-Man Game Reveal at WonderCon

    (Date: Tuesday, March 22, 2011)
    Activision and Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions developer Beenox will reveal a new Spider-Man game at the WonderCon comic convention in San Francisco next month.

  • Demo: WWE All StarsDemo: WWE All Stars

    (Date: Tuesday, March 22, 2011)
    The greatest WWE match-ups havent happened Until now.

  • No Collectors Edition for LA NoireNo Collectors Edition for LA Noire

    (Date: Monday, March 21, 2011)
    Rockstars confirmed that LA Noire wont see a Collectors Edition when the game launches in two months time.

  • Madden NFL 12 Cover to be Fan-PickedMadden NFL 12 Cover to be Fan-Picked

    (Date: Monday, March 21, 2011)
    EAs announced that the cover for Madden NFL 12 will be picked by fans of the series.

  •  Saints Row: The ThirdThe Morning Star Gang Saints Row: The ThirdThe Morning Star Gang

    (Date: Sunday, March 20, 2011)
    Game Informer continues its week long look at Saints Row: The Thirds characters this time with information on the Morning Star gang.

  • Multiplayer Modes Detailed for Duke Nukem ForeverMultiplayer Modes Detailed for Duke Nukem Forever

    (Date: Sunday, March 20, 2011)
    Scans from the Official Xbox Magazine have detailed the multiplayer modes folks will be able to get in on with Duke Nukem Forever.

  • Bioware Marks Arrival Date For Final Mass EffectBioware Marks Arrival Date For Final Mass Effect

    (Date: Friday, March 18, 2011)
    At the furthest edge of the galaxy, the Reapers are preparing to make their return. Will Commander Shepard have what it takes to stand in their way?

  • MGM: North Korea digitally cast in Red Dawn remakeMGM: North Korea digitally cast in Red Dawn remake

    (Date: Friday, March 18, 2011)
    MGM is digitally replacing all references to China with North Korean images in its Red Dawn Remake. It seems that the remake is drawing even more similarities to THQs Homefront.

  • Duke Nukem Forever Gameplay Video from PAX EastDuke Nukem Forever Gameplay Video from PAX East

    (Date: Friday, March 18, 2011)
    A video from PAX EAST for Duke Nukem Forever was released.

  • Kinect Head Tracking VideoKinect Head Tracking Video

    (Date: Friday, March 18, 2011)
    A kinect head tracking video has surfaced, which is neat and all but this is something that will be featuring in the Forza Kinect game.

  • Demo: Zumba FitnessDemo: Zumba Fitness

    (Date: Friday, March 18, 2011)
    If you’ve got swinging hips and a good sense of rhythm then you might want to check out a new Kinect enabled demo of Zumba Fitness.

  • Square Enix Cancels Xbox 360 ShooterSquare Enix Cancels Xbox 360 Shooter

    (Date: Friday, March 18, 2011)
    Square Enix has confirmed the cancellation of Xbox 360 third-person shooter Gun Loco.

  • Next Fable Should Amaze Gamers Next Fable Should Amaze Gamers

    (Date: Friday, March 18, 2011)
    Lionhead boss (and BAFTA Fellow) Peter Molyneux has admitted that Fable 3 couldnt compete with the industrys best on a technological level.

  • Crysis 2 Hires Hans ZimmerCrysis 2 Hires Hans Zimmer

    (Date: Friday, March 18, 2011)
    EA and Crytek have teamed up with legendary composer Hans Zimmer

  • Homefront Suffering Freezing Issues Homefront Suffering Freezing Issues

    (Date: Thursday, March 17, 2011)
    Kaos Studios says its exploring reports of "freezing issues" with the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of just released shooter Homefront.

  • Microsoft Video Shows Future Vision of GamingMicrosoft Video Shows Future Vision of Gaming

    (Date: Thursday, March 17, 2011)
    An Internal Windows Gaming Experience video leaked to the internet on Thursday.

  • New Square Enix Studio to Focus on Xbox 720New Square Enix Studio to Focus on Xbox 720

    (Date: Thursday, March 17, 2011)
    According to a La Presse Affaires report, Square Enix is to set up a second Canadian development studio for work on next generation consoles.

  • Homefront Sells 375,000 on Day One Homefront Sells 375,000 on Day One

    (Date: Wednesday, March 16, 2011)
    THQ has announced that Homefront sold approximately 375,000 units in North America during its first day of availability.

  • Prey 2 Trailer ReleasedPrey 2 Trailer Released

    (Date: Wednesday, March 16, 2011)
    Bethesda’s released a teaser trailer for just-announced FPS sequel, Prey 2. Here it is.

  • Activision Announces Wipeout for KinectActivision Announces Wipeout for Kinect

    (Date: Wednesday, March 16, 2011)
    Activision’s announced it’s working on a Kinect game based on US TV show Wipeout, which is the American version of Richard Hammond’s BBC splash-fest.

  • Deathsmiles DLCDeathsmiles DLC

    (Date: Wednesday, March 16, 2011)
    Aksys Games, acclaimed localization studio and leading video game publisher, announces today a new DLC package for Deathsmiles

  • Battlefield 3 Trailer Explodes Out of CoverBattlefield 3 Trailer Explodes Out of Cover

    (Date: Wednesday, March 16, 2011)
    EA has just unleashed a brand new gameplay trailer for Battlefield 3. It’s pretty spectacular.

  • Arcade: Full House PokerArcade: Full House Poker

    (Date: Wednesday, March 16, 2011)
    Go all-in with Full House Poker! Play Texas Hold ’Em against your friends and thousands of players worldwide, and bring your personality to the table with unique tells and unlockables galore.

  • Kinect May Diagnose Childhood Mental DisordersKinect May Diagnose Childhood Mental Disorders

    (Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2011)
    Researchers have saved up to $100,000 by using Kinect to help diagnose mental disorders in very young children.

  • Homefront - The Occupation BeginsHomefront - The Occupation Begins

    (Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2011)
    The Greater Korean Republics Ministry of Propaganda today announced that Homefront, a thrilling first person shooter from THQ and Kaos Studios, is now available from the foundations of capitalism known as retailers across the world.

  • Torchlight Day Sales are Best in Runics HistoryTorchlight Day Sales are Best in Runics History

    (Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2011)
    Runic has announced that sales for Torchlight on Xbox Live have resulted in the best sale day in the games history.

  • Demo: Dance CentralDemo: Dance Central

    (Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2011)
    From the creators of Rock Band comes the next great music experience: Dance Central.

  • Ubisoft Announces RocksmithUbisoft Announces Rocksmith

    (Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2011)
    The game will come with a input jack that would enable you to plug in a real guitar to a console.

  • Demo: YOU DON’T KNOW JACKDemo: YOU DON’T KNOW JACK

    (Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2011)
    Play alone or with friends (if you have any) and match wits with your cantankerous host, Cookie Masterson.

  • LA Noire will take 25-30 Hours to CompleteLA Noire will take 25-30 Hours to Complete

    (Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2011)
    A Rockstar representative has revealed that it will take players between 25-30 hours to complete the main story in Team Bondi’s upcoming LA Noire.

  • Prey 2 AnnouncedPrey 2 Announced

    (Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2011)
    Bethesda Softworks today announced the development of Prey 2, set for release in 2012 for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC.

  • Black Ops in 1 of 8 U.S. HouseholdsBlack Ops in 1 of 8 U.S. Households

    (Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2011)
    Last week word went out that Call of Duty: Black Ops has officially become the best-selling video game of all time, with 13.7 million copies of the game sold in the United States alone.

  • DICE Community Feedback ChallengeDICE Community Feedback Challenge

    (Date: Monday, March 14, 2011)
    DICE is running a contest between community sites asking Battlefield fans to tell them what they want in Battlefield 3. The catch is you have to do it in a creative way (a list is not creative). Give them a way they can remember it by.

  • Child of Eden Release Date ConfirmedChild of Eden Release Date Confirmed

    (Date: Monday, March 14, 2011)
    Child of Eden, the Kinect-controlled psychedelic rhythm-shooter, will be out on Xbox 360 on...

  • Microsoft Reveals Number of Achievements Unlocked Microsoft Reveals Number of Achievements Unlocked

    (Date: Sunday, March 13, 2011)
    Microsoft has disclosed the number of Achievements that have been accumulated since the incentives were implemented in 2005.

  • Milo Storyboard Images SurfaceMilo Storyboard Images Surface

    (Date: Sunday, March 13, 2011)
    Develop has gotten its hands on storyboards for Milo, the missing-in-action Kinect game from Lionhead.

  • More of the Portal 2 Story Coming SoonMore of the Portal 2 Story Coming Soon

    (Date: Saturday, March 12, 2011)
    Valve plans to release some more information pertaining to the story in Portal 2 before its released on April 18. Its just that they are saving it as a bit of a surprise, apparently.

  • Batman: Arkham City Release Date AnnouncedBatman: Arkham City Release Date Announced

    (Date: Friday, March 11, 2011)
    Warners finally given a date to Batman: Arkham City for the US.

  • Black Ops the Best-Selling Game in U.S. HistoryBlack Ops the Best-Selling Game in U.S. History

    (Date: Friday, March 11, 2011)
    It only took four months, but Call of Duty: Black Ops has already taken the top spot as the best-selling game in U.S. history.

  • Microsoft Sells 535,000 Consoles in FebruaryMicrosoft Sells 535,000 Consoles in February

    (Date: Friday, March 11, 2011)
    Microsoft sold 535,000 Xbox 360 consoles during February 2011, according to data from the NPD Group.

  • The Official Duke Nukem Forever WebsiteThe Official Duke Nukem Forever Website

    (Date: Friday, March 11, 2011)
    2K’s announced the arrival of the official Duke Nukem Forever website - and it’s a bit special.

  • Microsoft plays Down XBLA ScamMicrosoft plays Down XBLA Scam

    (Date: Friday, March 11, 2011)
    Microsoft has denied that it was scammed out of an estimated $1.2 million in Microsoft points, following hackers’ discovery of an algorithm to generate new XBLA codes.

  • Warriors: Legends of Troy Release Date InformationWarriors: Legends of Troy Release Date Information

    (Date: Friday, March 11, 2011)
    KOEI America has gone dark on Warriors: Legends of Troy, leaving even retailers confused as to when and on what it will release.

  • Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood DLC Out NowAssassin’s Creed Brotherhood DLC Out Now

    (Date: Thursday, March 10, 2011)
    Ubisoft has confirmed that The Da Vinci Disappearance DLC is now available for Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood.

  • Xbox LIVE LabsXbox LIVE Labs

    (Date: Thursday, March 10, 2011)
    As a part of our ongoing commitment to improve Xbox LIVE, we are rolling out an optional testing program called Xbox LIVE Labs.

  • The New Weapons Of Saints Row: The Third The New Weapons Of Saints Row: The Third

    (Date: Thursday, March 10, 2011)
    With its roots in gang warfare, the Saints Row series has always had a healthy selection of weaponry - pistols, SMGs, assault rifles, grenades...all of the genre standards.

  • The official Xbox PAX East ScheduleThe official Xbox PAX East Schedule

    (Date: Wednesday, March 9, 2011)
    Many of us are getting ready to head out to Boston for PAX East this weekend, and I wanted to share with you the full schedule of Xbox activities so you can budget your time accordingly.

  • Demo: Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The MastersDemo: Tiger Woods PGA Tour 12: The Masters

    (Date: Wednesday, March 9, 2011)
    For the first time in EA SPORTS history, experience the Masters golfs greatest springtime tradition in Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 12: The Masters.

  • Arcade: TorchlightArcade: Torchlight

    (Date: Wednesday, March 9, 2011)
    Torchlight is an action-roleplaying game developed by the creators of popular games Diablo and FATE.

  • Microsoft Points Exploit May have Cost the CompanyMicrosoft Points Exploit May have Cost the Company

    (Date: Wednesday, March 9, 2011)
    A gaping hole in a promotional Microsoft Points system may have cost the company over $1 million.

  • Gears 3 Can lure Call of Duty Players, Says MSGears 3 Can lure Call of Duty Players, Says MS

    (Date: Wednesday, March 9, 2011)
    Gears of War 3’s FPS-inspired game modes can lure Halo and Call of Duty players to the third-person shooter series, reckons Kevin Unangst, senior producer at Microsoft’s Interactive Entertainment Business.

  • Kinect Cruises Past 10m Sales BarrierKinect Cruises Past 10m Sales Barrier

    (Date: Wednesday, March 9, 2011)
    Microsoft has announced that sales of Kinect have now surpassed the 10 million mark worldwide.

  • Irrational to show BioShock Infinite at PAX East Irrational to show BioShock Infinite at PAX East

    (Date: Wednesday, March 9, 2011)
    2Ks announced that Irrational is to show off BioShock Infinite at PAX East this Friday.

  • Bulletstorm gets $20 drop to $40 at AmazonBulletstorm gets $20 drop to $40 at Amazon

    (Date: Tuesday, March 8, 2011)
    Only on sale for two weeks in the US, Amazons dropped the price of Bulletstorm.

  • Microsoft Recruiting for Next-gen Xbox ConsoleMicrosoft Recruiting for Next-gen Xbox Console

    (Date: Tuesday, March 8, 2011)
    A series of job postings from Microsoft have hinted that the Xbox firm is starting work on new console hardware.

  • Bungie Backtracks on MMO ClaimsBungie Backtracks on MMO Claims

    (Date: Monday, March 7, 2011)
    Developer Bungie has backtracked on claims made during a GDC presentation last week that the company was working on a massively multiplayer action title.

  • Xbox 360 Topped US Sales in FebruaryXbox 360 Topped US Sales in February

    (Date: Monday, March 7, 2011)
    Games industry analysts have weighed in with US sales predictions for the month of February ahead of the NPD Group’s release of official market data this Thursday.

  • Halo Reach Defiant Map Pack Preview EventHalo Reach Defiant Map Pack Preview Event

    (Date: Sunday, March 6, 2011)
    Waiting to get your hands on the Halo Reach Defiant Map Pack? If you are in the Seattle area Ive got some good news for you.

  • Gears of War 3 Beta Dates and DetailsGears of War 3 Beta Dates and Details

    (Date: Friday, March 4, 2011)
    Epic has finally spilled the beans on the Gears of War 3 beta.

  • Unleash your Xbox LIVE Avatar Unleash your Xbox LIVE Avatar

    (Date: Friday, March 4, 2011)
    Want to show off your Xbox 360 Avatar in real life? Well now you can.

  • Arcade: Beyond Good & Evil HDArcade: Beyond Good & Evil HD

    (Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2011)
    Beyond Good & Evil, the award-winning action-adventure game is back! This time play through this innovative thriller in full high-definition graphics.

  • Reviving ’Dead’ Gamertags for UseReviving ’Dead’ Gamertags for Use

    (Date: Tuesday, March 1, 2011)
    Starting today, Microsoft have begun the process of making previously used and unavailable (dead) Xbox LIVE Gamertags available.

  • Demo: Top Spin 4Demo: Top Spin 4

    (Date: Tuesday, March 1, 2011)
    Feel the excitement and energy of the US Open as you play in a tie break match to 7 points using some of the worlds top pros complete with 2K’s Signature Style.

  • Milo & Kate Director Posts In-Depth Look Milo & Kate Director Posts In-Depth Look

    (Date: Monday, February 28, 2011)
    Milo & Kate developer John Dower has posted a new video detailing his three years working on the now-cancelled Lionhead Kinect game.

  • Rockstar to Release LA Noire Pre-order DLC Rockstar to Release LA Noire Pre-order DLC

    (Date: Monday, February 28, 2011)
    Rockstars confirmed its to release the pre-order DLC for LA Noire after its May release.

  • New Grasshopper Game Reveal Next MonthNew Grasshopper Game Reveal Next Month

    (Date: Monday, February 28, 2011)
    Grasshopper Manufacture will announce a new game on March 30.

  • Modern Warfare 3 Reveal Site Modern Warfare 3 Reveal Site

    (Date: Monday, February 28, 2011)
    The source of a Modern Warfare 3 teaser website has been traced to an Toronto, Canada-based production group.

  • Guitar Hero lives on thanks to Fan Support’Guitar Hero lives on thanks to Fan Support’

    (Date: Monday, February 28, 2011)
    Guitar Hero lives! Thats the good news from Activision as it confirms plans to release more download content for the series thanks to huge \"continued support\" from fans.

  • Kinect-Powered Robot to Aid Earthquake RescueKinect-Powered Robot to Aid Earthquake Rescue

    (Date: Friday, February 25, 2011)
    A team of engineers at the University of Warwick have developed a robot which can be used to enter collapsed or unstable buildings to search for survivors, and it uses Kinect.

  • Gears of War 3 Beta Update and Much MoreGears of War 3 Beta Update and Much More

    (Date: Friday, February 25, 2011)
    At the Xbox press event today in San Francisco we announced details about the upcoming Gears of War 3 multiplayer beta, as well as additional news for Xbox 360, Kinect, Windows Phone 7 and PC gamers.

  • Arcade: Bejeweled Blitz LIVEArcade: Bejeweled Blitz LIVE

    (Date: Wednesday, February 23, 2011)
    The most competitive 60 seconds on XBLA! Take on friends in the brilliant gem-matching action of Bejeweled Blitz LIVE!

  • Gears of War 3 Release Date Gears of War 3 Release Date

    (Date: Wednesday, February 23, 2011)
    Gears of War 3 has been given a final release date as Microsoft announces that Epic’s saga will be concluding in September.

  • Demo: LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars DemoDemo: LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars Demo

    (Date: Tuesday, February 22, 2011)
    Laugh your way through an all-new story with the LEGO Star Wars III demo.

  • Red Faction:Armageddon hitting US May 31Red Faction:Armageddon hitting US May 31

    (Date: Tuesday, February 22, 2011)
    THQ and Volition announced today a solid release date for Red Faction:Armageddon.

  • Valve Reveals Unreleased Submarine Game IdeaValve Reveals Unreleased Submarine Game Idea

    (Date: Tuesday, February 22, 2011)
    Valve once planned to release an unnamed submarine game, and hasnt yet given up on the idea.

  • Demo: Dragon Age 2Demo: Dragon Age 2

    (Date: Tuesday, February 22, 2011)
    Download the highly anticipated Action/RPG Dragon Age II right now!

  • Epic Confirms ways to Access Gears of War 3Epic Confirms ways to Access Gears of War 3

    (Date: Tuesday, February 22, 2011)
    Epic Games has confirmed that there will be other ways to get into the Gears of War 3 beta aside from picking up Bulletstorm.

  • Microsoft Shows off more Xbox Avatar Kinect ActionMicrosoft Shows off more Xbox Avatar Kinect Action

    (Date: Tuesday, February 22, 2011)
    Steve Ballmer, Microsoft CEO, introduced Avatar Kinect using his own Xbox LIVE avatar at CES earlier this year.

  • MS Releasing Kinect PC dev ToolsMS Releasing Kinect PC dev Tools

    (Date: Monday, February 21, 2011)
    Microsoft is reaching out to give the Kinect modding community a big, warm hug with the release of official PC development tools this spring.

  • Deal of the Week: Experience Tom ClancyDeal of the Week: Experience Tom Clancy

    (Date: Monday, February 21, 2011)
    The latest Xbox LIVE Deal of the week is great news for Tom Clancy Fans.

  • Risen 2: Dark Waters announcedRisen 2: Dark Waters announced

    (Date: Monday, February 21, 2011)
    Risen 2 has just been officially announced by publisher Deep Silver and developer Piranha Bytes.

  • Portal 2 ’Pretty Much’ Ready for ReleasePortal 2 ’Pretty Much’ Ready for Release

    (Date: Sunday, February 20, 2011)
    Valve’s Portal 2 is "pretty much put to bed", according to Gabe Newell.

  • Tokyo Game Show 2011 Dates Nailed DownTokyo Game Show 2011 Dates Nailed Down

    (Date: Friday, February 18, 2011)
    As usual, itll be held at the Makuhari Messe convention centre in Chiba, with the first two days of the show business only and the following two open to the public.

  • Test Drive Unlimited 2 patch ’in 2 weeks’Test Drive Unlimited 2 patch ’in 2 weeks’

    (Date: Friday, February 18, 2011)
    A Test Drive Unlimited 2 patch will be released to address various issues encountered in its troubled launch in two weeks time.

  • Danger Close developing new Medal of HonorDanger Close developing new Medal of Honor

    (Date: Friday, February 18, 2011)
    Danger Close has confirmed its developing a new Medal of Honor title on its blog this evening.

  • Coming Soon to the Xbox LIVE MarketplaceComing Soon to the Xbox LIVE Marketplace

    (Date: Friday, February 18, 2011)
    Here is a look at some of the upcoming content scheduled for the Xbox LIVE Marketplace.

  • Diablo 3 for Consoles Is OnDiablo 3 for Consoles Is On

    (Date: Friday, February 18, 2011)
    Diablo 3 for consoles looks closer to reality than ever after Blizzard’s posted a job ad looking for a senior producer to catapult the series from the PC.

  • NPD: Xbox 360 tops console sales in JanuaryNPD: Xbox 360 tops console sales in January

    (Date: Friday, February 18, 2011)
    Xbox 360 was the top selling console in the US in January, according to NPD data provided by Microsoft.

  • ’Destiny’ The Next Game From Halo Creato’Destiny’ The Next Game From Halo Creato

    (Date: Thursday, February 17, 2011)
    Bungie’s follow-up to the Halo series is a massively multiplayer online first-person shooter, according to a source claiming to have knowledge of the game’s development

  • Valve Announces New Non-Story Left 4 Dead 2 DLC Valve Announces New Non-Story Left 4 Dead 2 DLC

    (Date: Thursday, February 17, 2011)
    Valve hasnt forgotten about you, undead-loving (possibly undead) fan, and has announced its plans to throw you a bone in the form of some brand new Left 4 Dead 2 DLC.

  • Double Fines Next Game is Sesame Street for KinectDouble Fines Next Game is Sesame Street for Kinect

    (Date: Wednesday, February 16, 2011)
    The Psychonauts developer is making a kids game based on the Sesame Street license. Does this make you want to buy Kinect?

  • Madden NFL Exclusivity Agreement ExtendedMadden NFL Exclusivity Agreement Extended

    (Date: Wednesday, February 16, 2011)
    Thanks to the potential of a lockout, EA’s deal with the NFL gets an extra year. Rest easy though because Madden will be released this year.

  • Rare replacing full-time artists with contractorsRare replacing full-time artists with contractors

    (Date: Wednesday, February 16, 2011)
    The once iconic company is rapidly becoming a shell of it’s former self. Where will this all end for Rare? Nowhere good.

  • Arcade: Hard Corps: UprisingArcade: Hard Corps: Uprising

    (Date: Wednesday, February 16, 2011)
    Thrilling retro run-and-gun action is back with a vengeance in Hard Corps: Uprising, a new 2D side-scroller developed by ARC System Works that pays homage to classic Konami action series.

  • Gears of War 3 is 2011’s ’Most AnticipatGears of War 3 is 2011’s ’Most Anticipat

    (Date: Wednesday, February 16, 2011)
    Market research firm Ipsos has labelled Gears of War 3 2011’s most anticipated game.

  • Sniper: Ghost Warrior sells one millionSniper: Ghost Warrior sells one million

    (Date: Wednesday, February 16, 2011)
    City Interactive has announced that first person shooter Sniper: Ghost Warrior has sold a million copies across Xbox 360 and PC.

  • LIVE Activity for week of February 7LIVE Activity for week of February 7

    (Date: Wednesday, February 16, 2011)
    These lists are based on global unique users connected to Xbox Live or in the case of Arcade and Indie Games, full versions purchased during the week.

  • Dance Central DLC lands todayDance Central DLC lands today

    (Date: Tuesday, February 15, 2011)
    Harmonix will launch new downloadable tracks from Missy Elliott, Rick James, Chic and Amerie for Dance Central today.

  • Kinect and Windows Phone 7 IntegrationKinect and Windows Phone 7 Integration

    (Date: Monday, February 14, 2011)
    Microsoft revealed on Monday it is working on Kinect and Windows Phone 7 integration.

  • New Assassins Creed Confirmed for 2011New Assassins Creed Confirmed for 2011

    (Date: Monday, February 14, 2011)
    Ubisofts just announced that a new Assassins Creed title will come this year.

  • Announcing the Halo: Reach Defiant Map PackAnnouncing the Halo: Reach Defiant Map Pack

    (Date: Monday, February 14, 2011)
    Three new multiplayer maps are coming next month for Halo: Reach. Here are the details plus screenshots.

  • Mirrors Edge 2 on holdMirrors Edge 2 on hold

    (Date: Monday, February 14, 2011)
    According to a machine-translated report, EA has placed Mirrors Edge 2 on hold.

  • Demo: Body and Brain ConnectionDemo: Body and Brain Connection

    (Date: Monday, February 14, 2011)
    This is the demo version of BODY AND BRAIN CONNECTION for Kinect. Recent studies have shown that moving your body works your brain more than regular brain exercises!

  • Crysis 2 Build leaked onto Torrent SitesCrysis 2 Build leaked onto Torrent Sites

    (Date: Saturday, February 12, 2011)
    According to reports from various sources, a developer build of Crysis 2 has been leaked to torrent services.

  • Dirt 3 Dev Diary Talks RealismDirt 3 Dev Diary Talks Realism

    (Date: Saturday, February 12, 2011)
    A new Dirt 3 developer diary video covering realism has been released.

  • AC Producer Wants to Make a Social Focused New IPAC Producer Wants to Make a Social Focused New IP

    (Date: Friday, February 11, 2011)
    Assassin’s Creed producer discusses what she wants to develop with a new intellectual property.

  • True Crime Hong Kong CanceledTrue Crime Hong Kong Canceled

    (Date: Friday, February 11, 2011)
    The open-world action game has been canned by Activision. Originally thought to have been delayed, True Crime Hong Kong is officially canned.

  • Call of Duty Digital Platform in DevelopmentCall of Duty Digital Platform in Development

    (Date: Friday, February 11, 2011)
    Activision has announced a studio called Beachhead is focusing on the new platform.

  • Guitar Hero ’gets the ax’Guitar Hero ’gets the ax’

    (Date: Thursday, February 10, 2011)
    The iconic Guitar Hero sings its swansong as Activision announces the end to the popular series.

  • Rock Band gets Valentines Song CollectionRock Band gets Valentines Song Collection

    (Date: Wednesday, February 9, 2011)
    Harmonix is gearing up to release a new pack of downloadable songs for Rock Band 3 specifically themed for Valentines Day.

  • Kinect’s secret future revealed by MSKinect’s secret future revealed by MS

    (Date: Wednesday, February 9, 2011)
    Microsoft has shown off a fully functioning, behind-closed-doors ’future house’ based on its own technology - with Kinect-style motion control at its core.

  • New Tekken Tag Tournament 2 DetailsNew Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Details

    (Date: Wednesday, February 9, 2011)
    The trickle of Tekken Tag Tournament 2 info may soon turn into a flood.

  • Arcade: StackingArcade: Stacking

    (Date: Wednesday, February 9, 2011)
    From Tim Schafers Double Fine Productions, explore a vintage world inhabited by living Russian stacking dolls as you jump into more than 100 unique dolls and use their special abilities to solve a wide variety of puzzles & challenges.

  • Demo: nail’dDemo: nail’d

    (Date: Wednesday, February 9, 2011)
    As the fastest arcade off-road racing game ever, "naild" is pure adrenaline! No other racing game has ever featured such changes in altitude.

  • Arcade: TNT RacersArcade: TNT Racers

    (Date: Wednesday, February 9, 2011)
    Have you got what it takes to outrun your rivals? TNT Racers is a fun multiplayer racing game full of variety, combining fast as lightning race action with brand new features.

  • Gears Of War Kinect Project Rumored To Be On-RailsGears Of War Kinect Project Rumored To Be On-Rails

    (Date: Wednesday, February 9, 2011)
    We’ve heard plenty of rumors about Epic supposedly working on a new Gears of War game with Kinect capabilities.

  • Xbox Live Arcade Release CalendarXbox Live Arcade Release Calendar

    (Date: Tuesday, February 8, 2011)
    The Xbox LIVE Arcade House Party kicks off February 16th.

  • 64 Player Battlefield 3 Slated for Fall Release64 Player Battlefield 3 Slated for Fall Release

    (Date: Tuesday, February 8, 2011)
    DICE releases the game’s first trailer and offers up some early details. Not only do we get a time frame for launch, but Battlefield 3 details as well!

  • Fight Against MvC 3 Creators in Upcoming DLCFight Against MvC 3 Creators in Upcoming DLC

    (Date: Tuesday, February 8, 2011)
    Shadow Mode captures staffers’ fighting style and lets you compete against it. Think you’re the best? Now it’s time to prove it.

  • The Darkness Returns This FallThe Darkness Returns This Fall

    (Date: Tuesday, February 8, 2011)
    A sequel to the supernatural, comic-book-based FPS is in the works. The Darkness 2 is set to release this fall.

  • Ubisoft Summer Launch Of Call Of Juarez The CartelUbisoft Summer Launch Of Call Of Juarez The Cartel

    (Date: Monday, February 7, 2011)
    Take justice into your own hands and experience the lawlessness of the modern Wild West

  • Next Assassins Creed Brotherhood DLC is freeNext Assassins Creed Brotherhood DLC is free

    (Date: Monday, February 7, 2011)
    Ubisoft has announced that next Assassins Creed: Brotherhood DLC will be released for free, to celebrate one million fans liking the games Facebook page.

  • Xbox set for ’mind blowing’ TV plansXbox set for ’mind blowing’ TV plans

    (Date: Monday, February 7, 2011)
    Microsoft is planning "mind blowing" TV content for Xbox Live - and it’s even tried to sign up US chat giant Conan O’Brian.

  • Deals of the WeekDeals of the Week

    (Date: Monday, February 7, 2011)
    Xbox LIVE Gold members can save on the following Xbox LIVE Arcade titles until Monday, February 14th.

  • New Gears of War 3 Screens New Gears of War 3 Screens

    (Date: Monday, February 7, 2011)
    Three new screenshots of Epics upcoming shooter Gears of War 3.

  • Test Drive Unlimited 2 Handling dissed by ProTest Drive Unlimited 2 Handling dissed by Pro

    (Date: Sunday, February 6, 2011)
    A professional driver in attendance at a Test Drive Unlimited 2 event at private racing track Petes Ridge, Australia, has commented that the games handling does not match reality.

  • Green Bay Packers Win The Super Bowl Green Bay Packers Win The Super Bowl

    (Date: Sunday, February 6, 2011)
    Aaron Rodgers and the Packers took down the Steelers to win the Super Bowl 31-25

  • Dirt 3 kicks up dust on May 24Dirt 3 kicks up dust on May 24

    (Date: Friday, February 4, 2011)
    Buckle up and get ready to scare some wildlife because DiRT 3 is on it’s way.

  • Inversion finally gets a dateInversion finally gets a date

    (Date: Friday, February 4, 2011)
    Inversion flips out on February 7, 2012. Following a two year wait, Namco Bandai has confirmed that the game is on track for a 2012 release.

  • New Ace Combat soars as the rebirth approachesNew Ace Combat soars as the rebirth approaches

    (Date: Friday, February 4, 2011)
    Ace Combat: Assault Horizon represents ’rebirth’ for the series, coming ’later this year’

  • Halo Combat Evolved remake coming this holidayHalo Combat Evolved remake coming this holiday

    (Date: Friday, February 4, 2011)
    The rumors are true, this November get ready to get behind the mask of MS’s biggest icon.

  • Saints Row 3 Release Date Set for AutumnSaints Row 3 Release Date Set for Autumn

    (Date: Thursday, February 3, 2011)
    Saints Row 3, the third instalment of THQ’s free-roaming crime ’em-up will release autumn 2011 said THQ CEO Brian Farrell in an earnings call today.

  • Epic Cancels Bulletstorm Unlocks in Gears of War 3Epic Cancels Bulletstorm Unlocks in Gears of War 3

    (Date: Thursday, February 3, 2011)
    Thought you were going to unlock some cool items thanks to Epic? Think again. Bulletstorm unlocks are now off the table.

  • Top Xbox LIVE Games of 2010Top Xbox LIVE Games of 2010

    (Date: Thursday, February 3, 2011)
    Please note that the rankings are based on the games’ first seven days of activity on the Xbox LIVE service and only include games released in 2010.

  • New Xbox Headsets On The WayNew Xbox Headsets On The Way

    (Date: Wednesday, February 2, 2011)
    Those flimsy headsets you get with the Xbox 360 might finally be bin food.

  • Microsoft Registers KinectHalo.com Domain NameMicrosoft Registers KinectHalo.com Domain Name

    (Date: Wednesday, February 2, 2011)
    Microsoft has long been rumored to be preparing a Halo Kinect game but the registration, in mid-2010, could go some way to confirming its existence.

  • Doctors to Use an Xbox Controller for 3D X-raysDoctors to Use an Xbox Controller for 3D X-rays

    (Date: Wednesday, February 2, 2011)
    BodyViz, a startup company based at the Iowa State University Research Park, has created a new method for x-raying patients.

  • Demon’s Souls Sequel RevealedDemon’s Souls Sequel Revealed

    (Date: Wednesday, February 2, 2011)
    Project Dark officially retitled Dark Souls, coming to the 360. What was a PS exclusive, now comes to the 360 only in the US and Europe.

  • I Am Alive Coming in 2011 as Downloadable TitleI Am Alive Coming in 2011 as Downloadable Title

    (Date: Wednesday, February 2, 2011)
    Report suggests game set in earthquake-wrecked Chicago has been converted into an XBLA/PSN game. This would be a massive change, but is it too little to late?

  • Comic Jumper Creator Making Kinect Cowboy GameComic Jumper Creator Making Kinect Cowboy Game

    (Date: Wednesday, February 2, 2011)
    Twisted Pixel’s latest game puts you in control of a marionette puppet in a western revenge story. Yes you read that right... a puppet... an undead cowboy puppet. We can’t make that up.

  • Armored Core 5 Reinvented, Re-AnnouncedArmored Core 5 Reinvented, Re-Announced

    (Date: Wednesday, February 2, 2011)
    The re-unveiled robot combat sequel now features a heavy online focus. There is a light at the end of this tunnel, but is this game a good idea?

  • Saints Row 3 Announcement ’Coming Soon’ Saints Row 3 Announcement ’Coming Soon’

    (Date: Wednesday, February 2, 2011)
    THQ’s Danny Bilson has tweeted that a Saints Row 3 announcement is "coming soon".

  •   NBA 2K11 Near 4 Million Worldwide NBA 2K11 Near 4 Million Worldwide

    (Date: Wednesday, February 2, 2011)
    2K Sports announced one of its marquee sports titles, NBA 2K11, has sold close to 4 million units around the world since launching in October.

  • Swimming Game Announced for KinectSwimming Game Announced for Kinect

    (Date: Wednesday, February 2, 2011)
    Developed by Blitz Games, Push the Limit puts you in complete control of an up-and-coming swimmer entering the exciting and grueling world of competitive swimming in the hope of taking down Michael Phelps.

  • Arcade: Bionic Commando Rearmed 2Arcade: Bionic Commando Rearmed 2

    (Date: Wednesday, February 2, 2011)
    Capcom presents the next evolution in retro side-scrolling action with Bionic Commando Rearmed 2.

  • Bulletstorm Goes GoldBulletstorm Goes Gold

    (Date: Wednesday, February 2, 2011)
    Bulletstorm is done. Its gone gold, the games Twitter said yesterday.

  • Sold Over 5 Million EachSold Over 5 Million Each

    (Date: Wednesday, February 2, 2011)
    On a conference call with shareholders today EA revealed that both Medal of Honor and Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit have sold over 5 million units.

  • Call of Duty Black Ops First Strike: Pack 1Call of Duty Black Ops First Strike: Pack 1

    (Date: Tuesday, February 1, 2011)
    First Strike contains 5 all-new maps.

  • Demo: EA SPORTS Fight Night ChampionDemo: EA SPORTS Fight Night Champion

    (Date: Tuesday, February 1, 2011)
    EA SPORTS brings you the much anticipated Fight Night Champion.

  • Mind Blowing Kinect games Due in AprilMind Blowing Kinect games Due in April

    (Date: Monday, January 31, 2011)
    Microsoft is preparing a second wave of Kinect games in April according to recent rumors.

  • Kinect helps Microsoft to Record QuarterKinect helps Microsoft to Record Quarter

    (Date: Friday, January 28, 2011)
    Microsoft has announced the results for its fiscal second quarter - the three month period ending December 31, 2010 - with record revenue and EPS on the board.

  • Enslaved May Yet Still Develop Into a FranchiseEnslaved May Yet Still Develop Into a Franchise

    (Date: Friday, January 28, 2011)
    Despite poor sales from the first game, Namco Bandai marketing director Lee Kirton has said that Enslaved may yet still develop into a franchise.

  • Carnival Games Heading to KinectCarnival Games Heading to Kinect

    (Date: Friday, January 28, 2011)
    Take-Two announces its first Kinect title for 2011. Is Carnival Games shaping up to deliver a hit, or will be be ok shouting "shenanigans" at our tv? No gypsy included.

  • Hsien-Ko and Sentinel confirmed for MvC3Hsien-Ko and Sentinel confirmed for MvC3

    (Date: Thursday, January 27, 2011)
    After being fed the news that the Sentinel, along with the cast of Darkstalkers would not be returning to MvC3. Now the truth comes out.

  • 2011 is shaping up to be the year of Bethesda2011 is shaping up to be the year of Bethesda

    (Date: Thursday, January 27, 2011)
    Bethesda is doing everything that they can to not only bring you the best in gaming for 2011, but drain your wallet. Do we mind? Not at all.

  • NFS Shift 2 brings loyalty bonuses and more.NFS Shift 2 brings loyalty bonuses and more.

    (Date: Thursday, January 27, 2011)
    Shift 2 Unleashed’s Autolog, loyalty bonuses detailed. EA is making sure that your voice is heard.

  • Capcom to Release Moto GP Demo Next MonthCapcom to Release Moto GP Demo Next Month

    (Date: Wednesday, January 26, 2011)
    Capcom’s confirmed it’s to release a demo of MotoGP 10/11

  • RAGE Gets New Screens and New WebsiteRAGE Gets New Screens and New Website

    (Date: Wednesday, January 26, 2011)
    id Softwares released some brand new screens for RAGE, along with a redesigned website.

  • Arcade: BreachArcade: Breach

    (Date: Wednesday, January 26, 2011)
    Breach is a first-person military shooter that unleashes enough destruction to change the very nature of multiplayer combat.

  • Platinum Games Reveals Max AnarchyPlatinum Games Reveals Max Anarchy

    (Date: Wednesday, January 26, 2011)
    Platinum Games is working on a new PS3 and Xbox 360 title called Max Anarchy.

  • Capcom To Announce Two Large Scale Original Games Capcom To Announce Two Large Scale Original Games

    (Date: Wednesday, January 26, 2011)
    Capcom’s Jun Takeuchi has told Famitsu that the publisher will announce two big games by this summer.

  • FFXIII-2 Will Feature Darker StoryFFXIII-2 Will Feature Darker Story

    (Date: Tuesday, January 25, 2011)
    FF13′s producer Yoshinori Kitase and director Motomu Toriyama have said Final Fantasy XIII-2 will feature a much darker story

  • Tons of 2K Games and Rockstar DLC on saleTons of 2K Games and Rockstar DLC on sale

    (Date: Tuesday, January 25, 2011)
    Bioshock 2, Mafia 2, Red Dead Redemption, are just a sample of the titles that have sales offers. Hope you have some points saved up!

  • Dead Space 2 DLC already on its wayDead Space 2 DLC already on its way

    (Date: Tuesday, January 25, 2011)
    Dead Space 2 DLC Severed adds two single-player chapters, brings back DSG. EA hasnt provided any dates, but they claim it will be here "soon".

  • Ninja Gaiden III Will Be Completely DifferentNinja Gaiden III Will Be Completely Different

    (Date: Tuesday, January 25, 2011)
    Third game looks to be more accessible for players. With Itagaki gone, will this series deliver the same amazing experiences we know and love?

  • Bulletstorm Demo Now Live On Live MarketplaceBulletstorm Demo Now Live On Live Marketplace

    (Date: Tuesday, January 25, 2011)
    Fight your way through a towering high rise hotel that has fallen on it’s side, providing you with a unique and beautiful canvas to splatter with your enemies insides!

  • Crysis 2 Multiplayer Closed Beta Now LiveCrysis 2 Multiplayer Closed Beta Now Live

    (Date: Tuesday, January 25, 2011)
    EA has now released the Crysis 2 multiplayer closed beta, at a hard drive cost of 1.8Gb. This is an 360 exclusive.

  • Divinity II: The Dragon Knight Saga for Xbox 360 Divinity II: The Dragon Knight Saga for Xbox 360

    (Date: Tuesday, January 25, 2011)
    Atlus U.S.A., Inc., in partnership with Focus Home Interactive, today announced North American publishing plans for Divinity II: The Dragon Knight Saga for Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.

  • Elder Scrolls: Skyrim Combat DetailedElder Scrolls: Skyrim Combat Detailed

    (Date: Tuesday, January 25, 2011)
    Bethesda Game Studios has detailed the combat for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, stating itll be more brutal, tactile and intricate than ever before.

  • Silent Hill: Downpour will be released this AutumnSilent Hill: Downpour will be released this Autumn

    (Date: Monday, January 24, 2011)
    Konami has unleashed a monsoon of screenshots as it details Silent Hill: Downpour, the next installment in the long-running survival horror series.

  • Deal of the Week: 4 Dance Central Game Add-onsDeal of the Week: 4 Dance Central Game Add-ons

    (Date: Monday, January 24, 2011)
    This week, Xbox LIVE Gold members can save 33% on the following Dance Central songs.

  • Fight Night Champion Demo Out February 1stFight Night Champion Demo Out February 1st

    (Date: Monday, January 24, 2011)
    EA Sports has revealed that the demo for Fight Night Champion is slated to arrive a full four weeks before the release of the game.

  • Leaked L.A Noire Trailer Reveals May 17 ReleaseLeaked L.A Noire Trailer Reveals May 17 Release

    (Date: Sunday, January 23, 2011)
    What appears to be a leaked LA Noire trailer, officially supposed to be revealed this coming Monday.

  • 360-Exclusive Crysis 2 Multiplayer Demo360-Exclusive Crysis 2 Multiplayer Demo

    (Date: Friday, January 21, 2011)
    EA is to release an Xbox 360-exclusive Crysis 2 multiplayer demo on Xbox Live for Gold members.

  • Mortal Kombat Release Date ConfirmedMortal Kombat Release Date Confirmed

    (Date: Friday, January 21, 2011)
    Warner Bros. announced Mortal Kombat will hit store shelves on April 19 in North America and April 18 in the UK.

  • THQ give Stacking a Release DateTHQ give Stacking a Release Date

    (Date: Friday, January 21, 2011)
    THQ has dated Double Fines latest downloadable title, Stacking, which will see the game arrive in the first week of February.

  • 343 Industries adding 12 more positions343 Industries adding 12 more positions

    (Date: Friday, January 21, 2011)
    343 Industries adding 12 more positions for the "Future of Halo". Is this a code for an upcoming Halo title?

  • Duke Nukem Forever Release Date RevealedDuke Nukem Forever Release Date Revealed

    (Date: Friday, January 21, 2011)
    The moment fans all over the world have been waiting for is almost here,

  • Modern Warfare 3 Coming This NovemberModern Warfare 3 Coming This November

    (Date: Friday, January 21, 2011)
    A third game in the Modern Warfare series is coming this year, according to a new report from the Los Angeles Times.

  • Coming soon to the Xbox LIVE MarketplaceComing soon to the Xbox LIVE Marketplace

    (Date: Thursday, January 20, 2011)
    Here is a look at some of the upcoming content scheduled for the Xbox LIVE Marketplace.

  • Demo: DanceMastersDemo: DanceMasters

    (Date: Thursday, January 20, 2011)
    Match your pose with the silhouette! Hit the markers with your hands and feet!Through the power of Kinect you can experience a completely new dance game using your entire body--no controller required.

  • Test Drive Unlimited 2 goes goldTest Drive Unlimited 2 goes gold

    (Date: Thursday, January 20, 2011)
    Atari Europe has announced Test Drive Unlimited 2 for the Xbox 360 has gone gold.

  • New L.A Noire Trailer Coming on MondayNew L.A Noire Trailer Coming on Monday

    (Date: Thursday, January 20, 2011)
    L.A. Noire Official Trailer #2 Coming Next Week Monday, Jan 24th.

  • Activision finds no Bizarre buyersActivision finds no Bizarre buyers

    (Date: Wednesday, January 19, 2011)
    Activision finds no Bizarre buyers, recommends closure. Apparently Blur didn’t help the company, and now that Activision has done it’s very best "shamwow" impression, no one seems to be buying.

  • Rock Band Network 2.0 hits the stage in FebruaryRock Band Network 2.0 hits the stage in February

    (Date: Wednesday, January 19, 2011)
    Harmonix is set to deliver a brand new Rock Band Network in Feburary. If you don’t have Rock Band 3, you will need it. Fair?

  • Arcade: Spare PartsArcade: Spare Parts

    (Date: Wednesday, January 19, 2011)
    Spare Parts tells the story of courageous robots Mar-T and Chip, who find themselves dumped out with the rubbish on a strange planet. Working together in co-op mode (either local or online).

  • Xbox LIVE and Xbox.com Updates this weekXbox LIVE and Xbox.com Updates this week

    (Date: Wednesday, January 19, 2011)
    This week, both Xbox LIVE and Xbox.com will receive small updates that I wanted to make you aware of.

  • Amazon offering buy two games, get third free dealAmazon offering buy two games, get third free deal

    (Date: Wednesday, January 19, 2011)
    Amazons currently offering a third game free if you buy two other games from the service.

  • Final Fantasy XIII-2 AnnouncedFinal Fantasy XIII-2 Announced

    (Date: Tuesday, January 18, 2011)
    Dubbed Final Fantasy XIII-2, the game will retain the same key staff behind last year’s game, with Yoshinori Kitase and Motomu Toriyama returning, and it will also see the return of key character Lightning.

  • Gears of War Triple Pack DetailedGears of War Triple Pack Detailed

    (Date: Tuesday, January 18, 2011)
    Microsoft confirmed it will ship the Gears of War Triple Pack next month

  • Steve Ballmer said Xbox isnt a gaming consoleSteve Ballmer said Xbox isnt a gaming console

    (Date: Monday, January 17, 2011)
    Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer views Xbox 360 as a family entertainment center rather than a gaming console.

  • XtendPlay by XwerxXtendPlay by Xwerx

    (Date: Monday, January 17, 2011)
    XtendPlay is a funny looking soft-touch fleXlite foam moulded pocket for your Xbox 360 controller

  • Arcade: ZeitArcade: Zeit

    (Date: Wednesday, January 12, 2011)
    Experience the next generation of shoot em ups with Zeit!

  • Bionic Commando Rearmed 2 Coming Feb 2 Bionic Commando Rearmed 2 Coming Feb 2

    (Date: Monday, January 10, 2011)
    Downloadable sequel hitting Xbox Live Arcade February 2. This time Capcom gives you a jump ability!

  • Skyrim Details to Rain Down From Game InformerSkyrim Details to Rain Down From Game Informer

    (Date: Monday, January 10, 2011)
    If you’re one of the millions of fans waiting to block off countless hours and weeks for this title, then have we got a small treat for you! Enjoy some Skyrim details inside!

  • Full House Poker Know when to hold emFull House Poker Know when to hold em

    (Date: Monday, January 10, 2011)
    With 1 vs 100 now a memory, it’s time for MS to make good on their word on it’s successor. Now without further adeu, here are some details and more on Full House Poker!

  • E3 2011 Registration OpensE3 2011 Registration Opens

    (Date: Monday, January 10, 2011)
    Online registration for the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo is now open, the Entertainment Software Association said today.

  • Demo:The Biggest Loser: Ultimate Workout Demo:The Biggest Loser: Ultimate Workout

    (Date: Monday, January 10, 2011)
    The Biggest Loser:Ultimate Workout brings a healthy lifestyle into the family living room as never before, providing new ways to play together and motivate each other through exercise, diet, stat comparisons and light-hearted competition.

  • CES: 8 Million Kinects ShippedCES: 8 Million Kinects Shipped

    (Date: Thursday, January 6, 2011)
    Microsoft President CEO Steve Ballmer announced at the Consumer Electronics Show tonight the company has sold 8 million Kinect units in its first 60 days on sale.

  • CES: Avatar Kinect AnnouncedCES: Avatar Kinect Announced

    (Date: Thursday, January 6, 2011)
    This coming spring, Microsoft will launch Avatar Kinect, a new feature for Xbox 360 that allows players to communicate with friends in a virtual home-like setting.

  • CoD Black Ops Reaches 1 Billion in SalesCoD Black Ops Reaches 1 Billion in Sales

    (Date: Monday, December 27, 2010)
    Activision tells us all about the numbers for the latest Call of Duty. The money train keeps on rolling along.

  • Special GoW3 Unlocks Promised for Epic FansSpecial GoW3 Unlocks Promised for Epic Fans

    (Date: Monday, December 27, 2010)
    Cliff Bleszinski says players of recent Epic games can look forward to rewards. How epic will these epic rewards be for epic fans?

  • Hamonix Shareholders File Law Suit Against ViacomHamonix Shareholders File Law Suit Against Viacom

    (Date: Monday, December 27, 2010)
    Former Hamonix Shareholders File Law Suit Against Viacom. Performance-based bonus payouts for 2007 and 2008 at issue in lawsuit. Nothing says Happy holidays like "We’ll see you in court"

  • inSANE Trilogy will Take 8 to 10 Years to FinishinSANE Trilogy will Take 8 to 10 Years to Finish

    (Date: Monday, December 20, 2010)
    THQ VP Danny Bilson cautions it’ll be a long wait to see out the "epic project" to completion. How will this play out over future consoles?

  • ACB Offering Another Free DLC Pack in JanuaryACB Offering Another Free DLC Pack in January

    (Date: Monday, December 20, 2010)
    "Animus Project Update 2.0" will add another new map and game mode. Ubisoft already delivered once with free DLC, and now this marks two free DLC for ACB.

  • MvC 3 Details Leaked Via TwitterMvC 3 Details Leaked Via Twitter

    (Date: Monday, December 20, 2010)
    Twitter Account Claims to be Leaking Marvel vs Capcom 3 Reveal Plans. Is this legit? It quite possibly could be.

  • Max Payne 3 Missing 2011 Release?Max Payne 3 Missing 2011 Release?

    (Date: Monday, December 20, 2010)
    Sequel not included in Take-Two’s release schedule; publisher not ready to reveal new date.

  • Black Ops First Strike DLC Strikes XBL Feb 1Black Ops First Strike DLC Strikes XBL Feb 1

    (Date: Monday, December 20, 2010)
    Call of Duty: Black Ops ’First Strike’ map pack strikes Xbox Live first on Feb. 1. The key word in all of that is "FIRST".

  • Shift 2 Unleashed Pre-Orders Upgraded to LE Shift 2 Unleashed Pre-Orders Upgraded to LE

    (Date: Monday, December 20, 2010)
    Bonuses include access to three cars and 40 career events. Looks like a trend could be forming.

  • Deus Ex Human Revolution DelayedDeus Ex Human Revolution Delayed

    (Date: Monday, December 20, 2010)
    Square Enix moves title from early 2011 to April or later. Hopefully this does not spell bad news for this anticipated title.

  • Section 8 Sequel Will Be Downloadable GameSection 8 Sequel Will Be Downloadable Game

    (Date: Monday, December 20, 2010)
    Timegate taking new approach with their sequel. Apparently this next installment will only set you back about $15.

  • NCAA Likeness Lawsuit Against EA Moving ForwardNCAA Likeness Lawsuit Against EA Moving Forward

    (Date: Monday, December 20, 2010)
    EA and NCAA must now prove that they did not use college athlete likenesses in their games. What would the holiday season be without a good lawsuit?

  • Microsoft Working to Increase Kinect AccuracyMicrosoft Working to Increase Kinect Accuracy

    (Date: Monday, December 20, 2010)
    Microsoft is reportedly working to increase the resolution of Kinect’s depth sensor. Could this have been thought of before? We think so.

  • Holiday Sales Coming to XBL Markeplace Next WeekHoliday Sales Coming to XBL Markeplace Next Week

    (Date: Monday, December 20, 2010)
    Discounts coming for Super Meat Boy, Toy Soldiers, Borderlands DLC, and more. Tis the season for giving!

  • Bulletstorm Epic Edition Grants Gears 3 BetaBulletstorm Epic Edition Grants Gears 3 Beta

    (Date: Monday, December 20, 2010)
    360-exclusive edition also includes bonus Bulletstorm multiplayer content. Does anyone remember the Halo 3 beta?

  • More Conan Games May Be Coming SoonMore Conan Games May Be Coming Soon

    (Date: Monday, December 20, 2010)
    Paradox Entertainment teaming with DDM to find a developer and publisher for the license. Will we get to see Arnold back, or will it be another generic Conan?

  • Fable 3 Celebrating the Holidays with DLCFable 3 Celebrating the Holidays with DLC

    (Date: Monday, December 20, 2010)
    You can change your dog into three new breeds, for a price. Lionhead is hoping you spend your MS points on how your dog looks in Fable III.

  • Platinum Games Working on Fifth Game for SegaPlatinum Games Working on Fifth Game for Sega

    (Date: Monday, December 20, 2010)
    Its four game contract completed, Platinum has opted to return to Sega. Looks like gamers are in for a treat with this partnership.

  • Mortal Kombat Gets Limited Editions and MoreMortal Kombat Gets Limited Editions and More

    (Date: Tuesday, December 14, 2010)
    Mortal Kombat Gets Limited Editions, Retailer-Exclusive Fatalities Best Buy, Amazon, and Gamestop all offer unique preorder bonuses for the upcoming Mortal Kombat reboot.

  • Elder Scrolls V May Feature Completely New EngineElder Scrolls V May Feature Completely New Engine

    (Date: Tuesday, December 14, 2010)
    Bethesda has been working on Skyrim’s tech for "many years," Todd Howard says. All we can say is "THANK YOU!"

  • Sega Confirms Dreamcast CollectionSega Confirms Dreamcast Collection

    (Date: Tuesday, December 14, 2010)
    VP of sales and marketing says it’s coming...but doesn’t say when or what games it’ll have.

  • Kinect Sports, Joy Ride Getting Free DLCKinect Sports, Joy Ride Getting Free DLC

    (Date: Tuesday, December 14, 2010)
    Kinect Sports DLC out now, Joy Ride car pack coming in January. Does this add value to Kinect, or should gamers be getting more?

  • Mass Effect 3 Confirmed for Holiday 2011Mass Effect 3 Confirmed for Holiday 2011

    (Date: Sunday, December 12, 2010)
    Rumors, leaks, and premature EA game page prove accurate. We come home in Mass Effect 3

  • Billy Joel Tracks Headed for Rock Band 3 on Tues.Billy Joel Tracks Headed for Rock Band 3 on Tues.

    (Date: Sunday, December 12, 2010)
    Next week’s Rock Band downloads include hits like "Piano Man", "You May Be Right", and "We Didn’t Start the Fire".

  • Quake Arena Arcade Lands on Xbox Live Next WeekQuake Arena Arcade Lands on Xbox Live Next Week

    (Date: Sunday, December 12, 2010)
    id Software announces a December 15 release date for the long-in-the-making multiplayer shooter.

  • Square Enix Confirms Cancellation of HighlanderSquare Enix Confirms Cancellation of Highlander

    (Date: Sunday, December 12, 2010)
    How many of you actually remember this game being announced to begin with? There can be only one.. well not anymore.

  • New Vegas Patch Available for Xbox 360 Next WeekNew Vegas Patch Available for Xbox 360 Next Week

    (Date: Sunday, December 12, 2010)
    The latest patch (v1.02) goes live next week and with it, gamers will enjoy a boatload of updates to a large amount of game issues. More details inside!

  • Model of Entirely Offline Games is Over Says EAModel of Entirely Offline Games is Over Says EA

    (Date: Wednesday, December 8, 2010)
    Model of Entirely Offline Games is Over, Claims EA Games President. Frank Gibeau doesn’t see much of a future for "single-player, 25-hours-and you’re out" style games.

  • Dead Space 2 Demo Set for December 21Dead Space 2 Demo Set for December 21

    (Date: Wednesday, December 8, 2010)
    Try out some of Dead Space 2’s new features more than a month before it hits store shelves.

  • Raven Software Working on Established Military FPSRaven Software Working on Established Military FPS

    (Date: Wednesday, December 8, 2010)
    Speculation of a sequel coming from the studio behind Singularity and Wolfenstein.

  • New Mortal Kombat Characters Accidentally LeakedNew Mortal Kombat Characters Accidentally Leaked

    (Date: Wednesday, December 8, 2010)
    Mortal Kombat leaks nine unannounced characters, new voices and more. Spoilers inside!

  • Activision Insists Tony Hawk Still Relevant Activision Insists Tony Hawk Still Relevant

    (Date: Wednesday, December 8, 2010)
    Publishing CEO continues to believe Shred shouldn’t be written off yet. EA supports Tiger Woods (for now), and Activision shows support for Tony Hawk.

  • EA Canada Making New SSX for 360EA Canada Making New SSX for 360

    (Date: Wednesday, December 8, 2010)
    New title reportedly uses Skate’s right-thumsbtick control scheme for tricks. Could this be the rebirth of the SSX series?

  • New Details Emerge on Tomb Raider RebootNew Details Emerge on Tomb Raider Reboot

    (Date: Wednesday, December 8, 2010)
    Open-world gameplay, deranged knife-wielding maniacs, brutal deaths, and more explained.

  • Raven Software Developing Stealth Bond GameRaven Software Developing Stealth Bond Game

    (Date: Wednesday, December 8, 2010)
    Footage of sidelined Bond game showed Splinter Cell-esque gameplay...but is it back in development?

  • Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Paid DLC IncomingNeed for Speed Hot Pursuit Paid DLC Incoming

    (Date: Wednesday, December 8, 2010)
    12 new events and six new cars coming soon. Could this be one of the best DLC for value coming to the Xbox 360?

  • EA Plans to Beat CoD Make a Better Game TwiceEA Plans to Beat CoD Make a Better Game Twice

    (Date: Wednesday, December 8, 2010)
    CEO John Riccitiello explains his simple strategy to dethrone Call of Duty. Will it work? Only time will tell.

  • X-Men Arcade coming to XBLA on Dec. 15X-Men Arcade coming to XBLA on Dec. 15

    (Date: Wednesday, December 8, 2010)
    Not only is Konami’s classic X-Men Arcade coming to XBLA on Dec. 15th, but it will also be a two month exclusive!

  • Bomberman Live Battlefest blows up XBLA on Dec 8Bomberman Live Battlefest blows up XBLA on Dec 8

    (Date: Wednesday, December 1, 2010)
    Your bomb dropping days are far from over as Bomberman returns to bring a larger explosion than before!

  • Atari Bringing Venetica to N America in Jan 2011Atari Bringing Venetica to N America in Jan 2011

    (Date: Wednesday, December 1, 2010)
    Venetica is an action RPG that puts you in the role of Death’s daughter and you go up against a powerful necromancer.

  • Fable 3 5MB Patch Fixes A LotFable 3 5MB Patch Fixes A Lot

    (Date: Wednesday, December 1, 2010)
    Serious? 5MB title upgrade that supposedly fixes an epic amount of game crashing bugs and the infamous "fall out of the world" bugs. Don’t they have testers for this?

  • Halo: Reach Noble Map Pack now availableHalo: Reach Noble Map Pack now available

    (Date: Wednesday, December 1, 2010)
    The fight rages on with new maps, achievements, and more! And all of this Halo goodness could be yours for the low price of 800 Microsoft Points! ($10)

  • BFBC2 Vietnam Strikes Dec 21 and MoreBFBC2 Vietnam Strikes Dec 21 and More

    (Date: Wednesday, December 1, 2010)
    Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Vietnam strikes Dec. 21, VIP Map Pack 7 Dec. 1. Time to suit up soldiers, we’re going back to ’Nam.

  • XBL Games on Demand May Not Work With RetailXBL Games on Demand May Not Work With Retail

    (Date: Wednesday, December 1, 2010)
    Think that your XBL Games on Demand title will work along side their retail releases? You would be surprised.

  • Xbox Live Rewards Program LaunchedXbox Live Rewards Program Launched

    (Date: Wednesday, December 1, 2010)
    Sign up and earn Microsoft Points for buying select content, renewing your Live membership, and more.

  • Microsoft Reportedly Planning Television Service Microsoft Reportedly Planning Television Service

    (Date: Wednesday, December 1, 2010)
    Microsoft Reportedly Planning Television Service for Xbox 360. Xbox Live subscribers may soon have access to cable programming on their consoles.

  • Kinect Surpasses 2.5 Million SoldKinect Surpasses 2.5 Million Sold

    (Date: Wednesday, December 1, 2010)
    Worldwide sales spike following Black Friday. Now the big question is: What does the future hold for Kinect??

  • Layoffs at Ubisoft Reflections Layoffs at Ubisoft Reflections

    (Date: Wednesday, December 1, 2010)
    As many as 19 employees and contract workers at the Driver: SF developer could be out of a job.

  • Rumor Microsoft Working on Halo CE RemakeRumor Microsoft Working on Halo CE Remake

    (Date: Wednesday, December 1, 2010)
    U.K. magazine claims first Halo is being remade with Halo: Reach engine. Could Halo fans get their wishes granted?

  • Frank West Making Dead Rising 2 Comeback in DecFrank West Making Dead Rising 2 Comeback in Dec

    (Date: Wednesday, December 1, 2010)
    Everyone’s favorite zombie-slaying photojournalist returns in Dead Rising: Case West next month.

  • EA Exec Claims Movie-Game Business is Falling EA Exec Claims Movie-Game Business is Falling

    (Date: Wednesday, December 1, 2010)
    EA Games president discusses the publisher’s move away from licensed games towards original IPs. Very few movie-game’s have done well, maybe there is a market, but for quality games.

  • Tiger Woods Needs to Start Winning for EATiger Woods Needs to Start Winning for EA

    (Date: Wednesday, December 1, 2010)
    Tiger Woods Needs to Start Winning for Partnership to "Make Sense" in the Long Run, John Riccitiello says EA is willing to give Woods the benefit of the doubt, but their relationship is based on him being the "best golfer." Are Tiger’s days numbered?

  • Deus Ex Human Revolution Gets Collectors EditionDeus Ex Human Revolution Gets Collectors Edition

    (Date: Wednesday, December 1, 2010)
    Games "Augmented Edition" includes an artbook, bonus DVD, and motion graphic novel. You get various additional content depending on where you buy it.

  • Two More DLC Characters Join Castlevania HoDTwo More DLC Characters Join Castlevania HoD

    (Date: Wednesday, December 1, 2010)
    Maria and Richter from Rondo of Blood are the latest additions. Now you can slay your undead vampires with your favorite hunters from the past!

  • ACB Offering Free Multiplayer DLC Next MonthACB Offering Free Multiplayer DLC Next Month

    (Date: Wednesday, November 24, 2010)
    The Assassin’s Creed 2 follow-up gets a new multiplayer map and mode on December 14. Only the beginning of good things to come.

  • Activision Will Never Charge for CoD MultiplayerActivision Will Never Charge for CoD Multiplayer

    (Date: Wednesday, November 24, 2010)
    Publishing CEO puts to rest the notion of pay-to-play for CoD’s multiplayer once and for all.

  • Elder Scrolls V in Development of Direct SequalElder Scrolls V in Development of Direct Sequal

    (Date: Wednesday, November 24, 2010)
    Bethesda reportedly hard at work on the fifth entry of the long-running RPG franchise. The key word here is "reportedly".

  • Test Drive Unlimited 2 Launching February 8Test Drive Unlimited 2 Launching February 8

    (Date: Wednesday, November 24, 2010)
    Driving sim sequel was originally scheduled for a September release. We can almost hear the engines roar now.

  • Capcom Defends DLC Characters for MvC 3Capcom Defends DLC Characters for MvC 3

    (Date: Wednesday, November 24, 2010)
    Christian Svennson explains the need for DLC, and confirms MvC3 won’t have a demo. This however is coming from a company who is having problems with DLC costumes for SSFIV???

  • Axl Rose Takes Activision to CourtAxl Rose Takes Activision to Court

    (Date: Wednesday, November 24, 2010)
    Guns N’ Roses singer peeved over former guitarist Slash being in GHIII. Do you know what "unjust enrichment" is? Don’t worry, neither did we, but apparently Axl does.

  • Apps, Web Browser May Be Coming to Xbox 360Apps, Web Browser May Be Coming to Xbox 360

    (Date: Wednesday, November 24, 2010)
    Job posting points to Silverlight coming to Microsoft’s console. Could this be in a future update?

  • Microsoft Still Committed to Making a Halo MovieMicrosoft Still Committed to Making a Halo Movie

    (Date: Wednesday, November 24, 2010)
    Microsoft’s Frank O’Connor also suggests Halo could work as a TV show. By now though to gamers, it’s becoming more of the case of: "We’ll believe it, when it’s final"

  • Halo Wars Features, Website Being CutHalo Wars Features, Website Being Cut

    (Date: Wednesday, November 24, 2010)
    The official Halo Wars website is going away as of December 15, and it’s taking online stat tracking with it. Thats right folks, everything will be gone.

  • BioWare Teases New Game Again, Mass Effect 3?BioWare Teases New Game Again, Mass Effect 3?

    (Date: Sunday, November 21, 2010)
    New teaser points to MI6 website while Russian PlayStation Twitter mentions Mass Effect 3. So whats the real deal? We find out for sure on Dec. 11

  • Bungie Looking for Testers for Next GameBungie Looking for Testers for Next Game

    (Date: Sunday, November 21, 2010)
    Throw your name in the hat for a chance to playtest Bungie’s game for Activision. Want to test the latest game from Bungie?

  • id John Carmack Wants to Make XBLA Kinect Gameid John Carmack Wants to Make XBLA Kinect Game

    (Date: Sunday, November 21, 2010)
    And how about something bigger? "I cant use Kinect for our real games," Carmack says. Wonder what we can expect from the co-founder of Doom?

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