News items tagged with xbox

Xbox Spring Sale Includes Overwatch, Titanfall 2 & More

Xbox Spring Sale Includes Overwatch, Titanfall 2 & More

Xbox’s Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb has announced the upcoming Xbox Spring Sale, which will run from April 11 to 17. According to the announcement, which Hryb shared on Twitter, the sale will feature...

By Boston Blake on 13 December 2017
Battlefield Hardline Getaway DLC Free on Xbox One

Battlefield Hardline Getaway DLC Free on Xbox One

Video game publisher Electronic Arts gives Xbox One fans a gift by making the shooter Battlefield Hardline‘s Getaway DLC free on the Microsoft console. With DICE and Electronic Arts having shown of...

By Kyle Sledge on 13 December 2017
New 1TB Xbox One Holiday Bundle

New 1TB Xbox One Holiday Bundle

It’s no secret that the PS4 is currently leading the eighth generation console sales competition between itself, the Xbox One, and the Wii U. Month after month, the PS4 is the top selling console,...

By Dalton Cooper on 12 December 2017
Son Spends $8,000 on Microtransactions On Dad's Credit

Son Spends $8,000 on Microtransactions On Dad's Credit

A father and son discover that nearly $8,000 has been charged to the father’s credit card, entirely consisting of microtransaction purchases in FIFA for Xbox. With developers making billions off mi...

By Sarah Fields on 11 December 2017
Lamborghini Centenario Xbox One S Is A Work of Art

Lamborghini Centenario Xbox One S Is A Work of Art

To celebrate the release of open world racer Forza Horizon 3, Microsoft reveals a competition to win a one-of-a-kind Xbox One S modelled after the $2 million Lamborghini Centenario. Xbox owners are...

By Rob Gordon on 11 December 2017
Halo's Most Famous Map Recreated in Counter-Strike

Halo's Most Famous Map Recreated in Counter-Strike

One seriously devoted fan of Halo: Combat Evolved recreates the most famous map from Bungie’s first-person shooter in Valve’s Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. The Counter-Strike: Global Offensive...

By Kyle Sledge on 11 December 2017
Xbox Live November Games With Gold Confirmed

Xbox Live November Games With Gold Confirmed

The Xbox Games With Gold November 2016 lineup is now announced by Microsoft, delivering four drastically different titles to Xbox gamers at no extra cost. Microsoft has just announced the lineup of...

By John Jacques on 10 December 2017
Conan Exiles Will Join Xbox Early Access Program

Conan Exiles Will Join Xbox Early Access Program

Xbox One owners interesting in playing Conan Exiles now have a release window to mark off on the calendar. Developer Funcom has now confirmed that the Conan-themed survival title is set to come to...

By Rob Gordon on 09 December 2017
Forza 7 Revealed with Xbox One X Gameplay Trailer

Forza 7 Revealed with Xbox One X Gameplay Trailer

Although Forza Motorsport 7‘s release date leaked just before Microsoft’s E3 2017 press conference, the company was still able to wow fans at the convention and those streaming the showcase live at...

By Kyle Sledge on 08 December 2017
Xbox Free Games With Gold for March 2016

Xbox Free Games With Gold for March 2016

Microsoft reveals the games that will be made available for Games With Gold in March, including the likes of Lords of the Fallen and the original Borderlands. As March draws near, it’s once again t...

By Rob Gordon on 08 December 2017
‘NBA 2K11’ Demo Impressions

‘NBA 2K11’ Demo Impressions

While most sports fans (and in turn sports gamers) are probably working through year 14 of their Madden ’11 franchise, the NBA season is fast approaching and with it a batch of new NBA games.  2K...

By Zak Grim on 07 December 2017
Second Week of Xbox Live Countdown Sales Begins

Second Week of Xbox Live Countdown Sales Begins

The second week of the Xbox Live Countdown sale starts, offering up deals on high-profile titles such as Watch Dogs 2, Overwatch, and DOOM for interested gamers. With Christmas Day now over, many g...

By Rob Gordon on 06 December 2017
Need for Speed Retrospective

Need for Speed Retrospective

The Need for Speed franchise has been going strong for 16 years, with 15 titles under it’s belt including a free-to-play MMO and about 100 million copies sold worldwide. The latest title in the s...

By Dwayne Holder on 02 December 2017
February Games With Gold Includes Project Cars

February Games With Gold Includes Project Cars

Microsoft officially unveils the titles to be available in February 2017’s Games with Gold, including Project CARS and Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime. Now that the free Games with Gold for this Ja...

By Kyle Sledge on 01 December 2017
Xbox One BC Now Supports Multi-Disc Games

Xbox One BC Now Supports Multi-Disc Games

Microsoft confirms an update to the backward compatibility feature of the Xbox One, revealing that supported multi-disc Xbox 360 games can now be used on the console. When Xbox 360 backward compati...

By Rob Gordon on 30 November 2017
Resident Evil Series on Sale on Xbox This Week

Resident Evil Series on Sale on Xbox This Week

Today, Microsoft’s Director of Programming for Xbox Live, Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb, has revealed that through a Capcom publisher sale for Xbox 360 and Xbox One, the entire Resident Evil series has...

By Kyle Sledge on 28 November 2017
13 Original Xbox Games Coming to Xbox One Tomorrow

13 Original Xbox Games Coming to Xbox One Tomorrow

One of the biggest surprises of Microsoft’s E3 2017 press conference was the announcement that original Xbox backward compatibility would be coming to Xbox One. We now know the first 13 original Xb...

By Dalton Cooper on 25 November 2017
Xbox Black Friday Discounts Console to Lowest Price

Xbox Black Friday Discounts Console to Lowest Price

After Sony revealed its big console discounts for Black Friday 2017, it was only a matter of time until Microsoft followed suit. The company has now revealed massive savings on the Xbox One, lettin...

By Jasmine Henry on 20 November 2017
Xbox Boss Phil Spencer Teases Game Streaming Service

Xbox Boss Phil Spencer Teases Game Streaming Service

Microsoft may have only just launched the Xbox One X, but that doesn’t mean that the company is resting on its laurels. The platform-holder has big plans for the next few years and new comments sug...

By Jasmine Henry on 14 November 2017
Dragon Age: Origins and More Backward Compatible on XB1

Dragon Age: Origins and More Backward Compatible on XB1

The fantasy-RPG Dragon Age: Origins, the first-person shooter Battlefield 3, and more join Xbox One’s ever-growing list of backward compatible video games. Without a doubt, Microsoft’s decision to...

By Kyle Sledge on 10 November 2017
KOTOR and 12 Other OG Xbox Games Now on Xbox One

KOTOR and 12 Other OG Xbox Games Now on Xbox One

Yesterday, Microsoft announced that the first wave of original Xbox backward compatibility titles would be making their way to Xbox One on October 24th. Original Xbox backward compatibility is now...

By Dalton Cooper on 28 October 2017
Microsoft Officially Kills the Kinect

Microsoft Officially Kills the Kinect

In 2010, Microsoft released its motion-control camera system Kinect for Xbox 360. A response to the motion control gaming made popular by the Nintendo Wii, Kinect would be Microsoft’s way of encour...

By Jasmine Henry on 27 October 2017
Do Original Xbox Games Have Achievements on Xbox One?

Do Original Xbox Games Have Achievements on Xbox One?

Months after the feature was announced at E3 2017, original Xbox backward compatibility is finally rolling out to Xbox One owners all over the world. Original Xbox backward compatibility allows pla...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 October 2017
Xbox Head Phil Spencer Really Wants a Destiny 2 Weapon

Xbox Head Phil Spencer Really Wants a Destiny 2 Weapon

With over 1.2 million online players — a figure that’s only growing by the day — Bungie’s Destiny 2 has a seriously expansive and admirably dedicated community that invests hours of time into beati...

By AJ Caulfield on 17 October 2017
Xbox One Elite Controller Gets Big Amazon UK Discount

Xbox One Elite Controller Gets Big Amazon UK Discount

When Microsoft launched the Xbox One Elite Controller at the end of 2015 many regarded it as the company’s most opulent console peripheral yet. Others, like Game Rant’s own Riley Little, even went...

By AJ Caulfield on 12 October 2017
Xbox Boss Explains Importance of Backward Compatibility

Xbox Boss Explains Importance of Backward Compatibility

Without a doubt, one of the nicest features available on the Xbox One is its ability to play titles from the 360-era – and soon titles from the very first console Microsoft ever put out – thanks t...

By Kyle Sledge on 07 October 2017
Microsoft Was Working on Xbox Smartwatch

Microsoft Was Working on Xbox Smartwatch

It’s no secret that Microsoft is one of the largest tech giants operating around the globe, and the company has its mitts in many aspects of the tech industry: software, gaming, music, and educatio...

By John Jacques on 02 October 2017
Xbox Free Games With Gold for October 2017

Xbox Free Games With Gold for October 2017

Microsoft has revealed October’s line-up of Games with Gold titles for Xbox Live subscribers. Two fresh Xbox One titles and two fresh Xbox 360 titles, the latter of which are backwards compatible,...

By Rory Young on 29 September 2017
Xbox Free Games with Gold for December 2016

Xbox Free Games with Gold for December 2016

Microsoft announces the free Games with Gold titles for December 2016, which includes Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition, Outlast, and Burnout Paradise. Every month, Xbox Live Gold subscribers can l...

By Dalton Cooper on 23 September 2017
Analyst: Xbox One X Will Outsell PS4 Pro

Analyst: Xbox One X Will Outsell PS4 Pro

For this console generation, both Sony and Microsoft have decided to take multiple attempts at pushing the boundaries of power within the console world. While Sony’s PS4 Pro has hit the market alre...

By Rob Gordon on 09 September 2017
Microsoft Wants Crossplay with Valve, Nintendo

Microsoft Wants Crossplay with Valve, Nintendo

With the lines between console brands slowly beginning to blur, Microsoft has emerged as the first of the “big three” companies actively seeking to embrace partnerships with its competitors. While...

By Cody Gravelle on 02 September 2017
Original Xbox One Discontinued, Microsoft Ends Sales

Original Xbox One Discontinued, Microsoft Ends Sales

Microsoft launched the Xbox One in 2013, hoping to build upon the Xbox 360’s success with a console better designed for multiplayer gaming and digital purchases. Then, in 2016, Microsoft introduced...

By Jasmine Henry on 02 September 2017
Microsoft May Use Cloud for Large Xbox One X File Sizes

Microsoft May Use Cloud for Large Xbox One X File Sizes

It may not be all hard wires and physical configuration for the Xbox One X. Recent reports indicate that Microsoft is considering using cloud storage to consolidate large game files for the upcomin...

By AJ Caulfield on 27 August 2017
Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition Pre-Orders Open Now

Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition Pre-Orders Open Now

Before officially revealing the console as the Xbox One X at E3 2017 earlier this year, Microsoft’s powerful bit of new hardware was codenamed the Project Scorpio. Although it wasn’t to be the cons...

By Jasmine Henry on 23 August 2017
Xbox One Free Games with Gold for September 2017

Xbox One Free Games with Gold for September 2017

The tech company Microsoft officially reveals the four free titles set for inclusion in its Xbox Games with Gold program for the month of September 2017.

By Kyle Sledge on 11 August 2017
Xbox Scorpio Will Deliver Best Version of Games

Xbox Scorpio Will Deliver Best Version of Games

While Microsoft has given gamers a general sense of the power and performance of its Project Scorpio console, the company has avoided offering any specific examples. However, Xbox Head Phil Spencer...

By Anthony Taormina on 07 August 2017
Xbox Games with Gold for August 2017 Leak [UPDATE]

Xbox Games with Gold for August 2017 Leak [UPDATE]

[UPDATE: Microsoft has officially unveiled Xbox’s Games with Gold for August 2017. The original story continues below.] Although the...

By Kyle Sledge on 30 July 2017
Xbox One X Pre-Orders to Open Soon

Xbox One X Pre-Orders to Open Soon

Following the official reveal of the Xbox One X and its release date at E3 2017, fans of Microsoft’s forthcoming system have been pra...

By Kyle Sledge on 30 July 2017
Xbox Games with Gold for August Officially Revealed

Xbox Games with Gold for August Officially Revealed

Shortly following an unsanctioned leak of the Xbox Games with Gold for August 2017, Microsoft has now officially unveiled exactly whi...

By Kyle Sledge on 26 July 2017
Top 10 Xbox Games We Want for Backward Compatibility

Top 10 Xbox Games We Want for Backward Compatibility

One of the biggest surprises at E3 2017 came during Microsoft’s press conference when Xbox boss Phil Spencer announced backward compa...

By Dalton Cooper on 25 July 2017
 Crackdown 3 Trailer Introduces Terry Crews Character

Crackdown 3 Trailer Introduces Terry Crews Character

Terry Crews‘ role in Crackdown 3 was officially announced during the Xbox @ E3 live show, where Crews starred in a live-action video....

By Rory Young on 24 July 2017
My Little Pony Error Message Sneaks Onto Xbox One

My Little Pony Error Message Sneaks Onto Xbox One

An unintentionally hilarious Xbox One error message popped up on an user’s console, revealing a hidden My Little Pony fan/developer e...

By Rory Young on 21 July 2017
Microsoft Details Gamescom 2017 Plans

Microsoft Details Gamescom 2017 Plans

Team Xbox is announcing its plans for the Gamescom 2017 convention in Cologne, Germany. Gamescom has become one of, if not the larges...

By Rory Young on 15 July 2017
World's Highest Gamerscore Record Beaten by New Player

World's Highest Gamerscore Record Beaten by New Player

Over the weekend, the world’s highest Xbox Gamerscore record held by Ray “Stallion83” Cox was surpassed by a new challenger, Stephen...

By Kyle Sledge on 13 July 2017
Microsoft Explains Xbox One X Console Name

Microsoft Explains Xbox One X Console Name

What’s in a name? To the Xbox team, it’s everything. The previously code named Project Scorpio was officially unveiled as the Xbox On...

By Curt Hutson on 13 July 2017
Xbox One X Sales Could Hit 17 Million by 2021

Xbox One X Sales Could Hit 17 Million by 2021

Xbox One X sales could hit 17 million units by 2021, says market research firm DFC Intelligence. The system was the most talked about topic of E3 2017. In a brief released this week, DFC Intelligence...

By Jasmine Henry on 09 July 2017
How Many OG Xbox Games Will Be Backward Compatible?

How Many OG Xbox Games Will Be Backward Compatible?

One of the biggest stories out of E3 2017 was that the Xbox One would soon be backward compatible with original Xbox games. The annou...

By Jasmine Henry on 29 June 2017
Biggest Surprises of E3 2017

Biggest Surprises of E3 2017

E3 2017 may have been lighter on big surprises than most years, but that doesn’t mean the show was completely devoid of shocking anno...

By Dalton Cooper on 28 June 2017
Spencer Clarifies Comments on Zelda, Horizon: Zero Dawn

Spencer Clarifies Comments on Zelda, Horizon: Zero Dawn

Head of Xbox Phil Spencer received some heat from gamers earlier this week for making comments about narrative-heavy games like Horiz...

By Weston Albert on 28 June 2017
Bungie Speaks Out Over Destiny 2 Xbox One X Frame Rate

Bungie Speaks Out Over Destiny 2 Xbox One X Frame Rate

Although Destiny 2 made a big splash over the course of E3 2017, particularly through the confirmation of a PC release date and launc...

By Rob Gordon on 27 June 2017
Xbox Has 'A Lot' of Big Unannounced Games

Xbox Has 'A Lot' of Big Unannounced Games

As some gaming fans might argue, Microsoft’s E3 2017 press conference lacked a lot of the explosive announcements found during other...

By Kyle Sledge on 26 June 2017
Xbox Boss Phil Spencer a Big Fan of Destiny

Xbox Boss Phil Spencer a Big Fan of Destiny

The Destiny community is full of players who have put a huge amount of time into the game, from the title’s initial launch and throug...

By Rob Gordon on 21 June 2017
Original Xbox BC Won't Be as Big as 360

Original Xbox BC Won't Be as Big as 360

While a lot of the big announcements for E3 2017 were leaked ahead of time, one surprise didn’t slip through the cracks ahead of Micr...

By Dalton Cooper on 20 June 2017
Microsoft Won't Make Profit on Xbox One X Sales

Microsoft Won't Make Profit on Xbox One X Sales

One of the biggest questions on the minds of gamers for the last year has finally been answered: The Xbox One X (formerly Project Sco...

By Boston Blake on 20 June 2017
Xbox Boss Spencer Worries About Single Player Games

Xbox Boss Spencer Worries About Single Player Games

Microsoft’s presence at E3 2017 was definitely a different approach than what we saw from others, especially when compared to Sony an...

By Cody Gravelle on 20 June 2017
Watch Xbox One X Get Built Piece by Piece

Watch Xbox One X Get Built Piece by Piece

As expected, Microsoft kicked off its E3 2017 presentation by introducing fans and attendees to the Xbox One X, formerly known as Pro...

By Derek Nichols on 20 June 2017
Xbox One Users Barely Play Backward Compatible Games

Xbox One Users Barely Play Backward Compatible Games

Xbox One users ‘ignore’ backward compatible Xbox 360 games, according to new data. Microsoft unveiled the Xbox One backwards compatib...

By Jasmine Henry on 18 June 2017
Xbox: Games Like Zelda, Horizon Don't Have Same Impact

Xbox: Games Like Zelda, Horizon Don't Have Same Impact

Xbox head Phil Spencer recently shared an update on the future of Microsoft’s gaming endeavors, from enhanced support for the Xbox co...

By AJ Caulfield on 18 June 2017
Phil Spencer: Console Exclusive Items Bad For Industry

Phil Spencer: Console Exclusive Items Bad For Industry

Although the E3 expo is always a place for video game publishers and developers to showcase new games and projects, it’s also a great...

By Rob Gordon on 15 June 2017
Xbox Exec Attacks Sony Backwards Compatibility Comments

Xbox Exec Attacks Sony Backwards Compatibility Comments

An Xbox executive, Mike Ybarra, takes to social media to criticize Sony’s stance on backward compatibility. Earlier in the week, Sony...

By Jasmine Henry on 15 June 2017
Xbox Unlocks More RAM for Project Scorpio Developers

Xbox Unlocks More RAM for Project Scorpio Developers

As Microsoft readies its annual E3 2017 press conference for its new time on Sunday, June 11, the big ticket item on most people’s mi...

By Derek Nichols on 15 June 2017
Did Xbox's E3 Teasers Reveal the Scorpio's Price?

Did Xbox's E3 Teasers Reveal the Scorpio's Price?

Microsoft may have sneakily revealed the Xbox Scorpio’s official name, price, and release date prior to its E3 2017 keynote. Official details regarding Microsoft’s upcoming console, planned for releas...

By Rory Young on 12 June 2017
Halo Multiplayer Almost Didn't Make it into Series

Halo Multiplayer Almost Didn't Make it into Series

The Xbox classic Halo: Combat Evolved is looked back on fondly by many, and the franchise still remains as one of the biggest heavy h...

By Weston Albert on 12 June 2017
Microsoft's 'Closer Look' at Project Scorpio Dev Kit

Microsoft's 'Closer Look' at Project Scorpio Dev Kit

Microsoft and Team Xbox are toiling away at the upcoming Project Scorpio Xbox console, set to make a full debut at this year’s E3. An...

By AJ Caulfield on 09 June 2017
Rumor: Will Xbox Scorpio's Official Name Be Xbox S?

Rumor: Will Xbox Scorpio's Official Name Be Xbox S?

Microsoft is primed to fully reveal its Project Scorpio, the high-end Xbox One console that the company first teased at last year’s E...

By Weston Albert on 09 June 2017
Rumor: Xbox Scorpio Reveal in Coming Weeks

Rumor: Xbox Scorpio Reveal in Coming Weeks

Project Scorpio, Microsoft’s enhanced console iteration on the Xbox One, is reportedly planned to be fully revealed in the coming wee...

By Rory Young on 08 June 2017
Xbox's Ybarra Tweets Photo of Project Scorpio Processor

Xbox's Ybarra Tweets Photo of Project Scorpio Processor

With E3 2017 just around the corner, Microsoft is primed to give fans a closer look at the heft and strength of its newly enhanced Xb...

By Kyle Sledge on 05 June 2017
SNES Classic Edition Confirmed by Xbox E3 Survey?

SNES Classic Edition Confirmed by Xbox E3 Survey?

The SNES Classic Edition may just have been confirmed by an unlikely source – an Xbox E3 2017 survey. The leak follows a recent repor...

By Jasmine Henry on 05 June 2017
Xbox Boss: Microsoft is 'Focused' on First Party Games

Xbox Boss: Microsoft is 'Focused' on First Party Games

In an Twitter question and answer session, Xbox boss Phil Spencer made clear that first-party development was “critical” going forwar...

By Rory Young on 31 May 2017
Xbox Backward Compatible Sales Coming May 16th

Xbox Backward Compatible Sales Coming May 16th

Xbox’s Larry Hryb, better known by his Gamertag Major Nelson, revealed today that the gaming giant is planning a Super Sale for Xbox...

By Boston Blake on 31 May 2017
Dead Space 2 and 3 Playable on Xbox One

Dead Space 2 and 3 Playable on Xbox One

Although Microsoft has done a sterling job of bringing through well-loved games to the Xbox One backward compatibility library, there...

By Rob Gordon on 31 May 2017
GTA 4 Sales Up to 8000% After Backward Compatibility

GTA 4 Sales Up to 8000% After Backward Compatibility

Sales for Rockstar Games’ open world crime title from 2008, Grand Theft Auto 4, increase nearly 8000% after it becomes backward compa...

By Kyle Sledge on 31 May 2017
Xbox E3 2017 Press Conference Will Focus on Games

Xbox E3 2017 Press Conference Will Focus on Games

Although E3 2017 is still several months away, the head of Microsoft’s Xbox division, Phil Spencer, has spoken up to say that the tec...

By Kyle Sledge on 31 May 2017
Project Scorpio Console Key Features Revealed

Project Scorpio Console Key Features Revealed

Although it’s been a long time coming, Xbox has finally opened up about its upcoming Project Scorpio machine. This beefed-up Xbox One...

By Rob Gordon on 31 May 2017
Massive Xbox Backward Compatibility Sale is Live

Massive Xbox Backward Compatibility Sale is Live

One of the biggest selling points for the Xbox One over its competition is its backward compatibility support. Ever since backward co...

By Dalton Cooper on 31 May 2017
Project Scorpio Dev Kit Images Revealed

Project Scorpio Dev Kit Images Revealed

Microsoft has yet to release any photos of the final Project Scorpio design, but has now provided a first look at the Project Scorpio...

By Boston Blake on 31 May 2017
Xbox Scorpio May Offer Cool Secondary Screen Feature

Xbox Scorpio May Offer Cool Secondary Screen Feature

When Microsoft revealed the first few photos of the Project Scorpio developer’s kit, many gamers were intrigued by the small screen o...

By Boston Blake on 31 May 2017
Microsoft Shows Off Potential Project Scorpio UI

Microsoft Shows Off Potential Project Scorpio UI

Whether its down to the device’s powerful processor or its continued backward compatibility functionality, the key features of Projec...

By Rob Gordon on 31 May 2017
E3 2017 Unveiling of Project Scorpio Reconfirmed

E3 2017 Unveiling of Project Scorpio Reconfirmed

Xbox head Phil Spencer reiterated today that Project Scorpio, the upgraded follow-up console to the Xbox One, will be unveiled during...

By Rory Young on 31 May 2017
Xbox Free Games with Gold for June 2017

Xbox Free Games with Gold for June 2017

Xbox‘s Games With Gold for June 2017 have been revealed by Microsoft with a line-up that’s certain to be considered the strongest mon...

By Rory Young on 31 May 2017
Xbox 'Roughly Designed' Handhelds in the Past

Xbox 'Roughly Designed' Handhelds in the Past

As one of the top brands in the gaming industry, Xbox always has its attention set on the future. And rightfully so, as some of its s...

By AJ Caulfield on 31 May 2017
Halo 6 Won't Be Shown at E3 2017

Halo 6 Won't Be Shown at E3 2017

Although it’s been about two years since 343 Industries released the last game in its first-person shooter franchise, gamers are alre...

By Kyle Sledge on 14 May 2017
Fable IP 'Has a Lot of Interesting Places It Could Go'

Fable IP 'Has a Lot of Interesting Places It Could Go'

It hasn’t been an easy few years for fans of the Fable franchise. Since Lionhead Studios was closed down by Microsoft, the popular IP...

By Cody Gravelle on 06 May 2017
Cancelled Daredevil Open World Game Gameplay Surfaces

Cancelled Daredevil Open World Game Gameplay Surfaces

Unseen 64, a site dedicated to covering cancelled video game projects, unearths new details on the open world action game Daredevil:...

By Dalton Cooper on 03 May 2017
10 Biggest E3 2016 Surprises

10 Biggest E3 2016 Surprises

With E3 2016 concluded, Game Rant takes a look at the 10 biggest surprises of the show, from Crash Bandicoot’s return to the raw powe...

By Dalton Cooper on 02 May 2017
New Project Scorpio Images Compare Graphics to Xbox One

New Project Scorpio Images Compare Graphics to Xbox One

Microsoft’s Project Scorpio console has been heavily advertised as being capable of powering out native 4K resolution, and given what...

By Cody Gravelle on 28 April 2017
Rumor: Xbox's Project Scorpio Price Revealed

Rumor: Xbox's Project Scorpio Price Revealed

Ever since Microsoft revealed the impressive specs for its upcoming Project Scorpio console, the big question on everyone’s mind has...

By Dalton Cooper on 24 April 2017
Xbox Head Says Destiny 2 Will Be Like World of Warcraft

Xbox Head Says Destiny 2 Will Be Like World of Warcraft

After revealing the hardware specifications just last week, Microsoft has continued to keep the discussion open over its upcoming con...

By Derek Nichols on 20 April 2017
Project Scorpio Has An Integrated Power Supply

Project Scorpio Has An Integrated Power Supply

Now that the Xbox One-related Project Scorpio specs have been officially revealed, there is a lot of excitement building around the n...

By Boston Blake on 07 April 2017
Xbox Game Pass Announcement Causes GameStop Stock Drop

Xbox Game Pass Announcement Causes GameStop Stock Drop

While Xbox One gamers gladly welcomed the announcement of the Xbox Game Pass, retailer GameStop isn’t feeling the same excitement. Ga...

By Sarah Fields on 25 March 2017
Oblivion Joins List Of XB1 Backward Compatible Games

Oblivion Joins List Of XB1 Backward Compatible Games

Developer Bethesda Game Studios’ fantasy-RPG The Elder Scrolls 4: Oblivion joins the ever-growing list of titles for Xbox One’s backw...

By Kyle Sledge on 25 March 2017
Tony Hawk Pro Skater Documentary Needs Funding

Tony Hawk Pro Skater Documentary Needs Funding

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater and its many sequels amassed a passionate fanbase over the late 1990s and early 2000s, thanks to their compell...

By Brad Jones on 16 March 2017
Report: Xbox Project Scorpio Will Have Internal Power Supply

Report: Xbox Project Scorpio Will Have Internal Power Supply

With E3 2017 looming ever closer on the horizon, the pace of news regarding the follow-up to the Xbox One has begun to quicken. Micro...

By Cody Gravelle on 13 March 2017
Xbox Head Says Microsoft Not Ready for Handheld Yet

Xbox Head Says Microsoft Not Ready for Handheld Yet

Nintendo has caught the world’s attention with the release of its latest console/handheld hybrid, the Switch, and it looks like the B...

By Alexander Pan on 03 March 2017
Microsoft Announces Xbox Live Creators Program

Microsoft Announces Xbox Live Creators Program

During GDC 2017, Microsoft announced the Xbox Live Creators Program, making it the company’s second big announcement at the event aft...

By Jasmine Henry on 02 March 2017
GTA 4: Microsoft Working on Frame Rate Fixes for XB1

GTA 4: Microsoft Working on Frame Rate Fixes for XB1

Microsoft continues to search for solutions in order to fix the frame rate issues plaguing the backward compatible version of Grand Theft Auto 4 for Xbox One. Without a doubt, Microsoft’s d...

By Kyle Sledge on 14 February 2017
Xbox Boss Talks New IP and Project Scorpio Performance

Xbox Boss Talks New IP and Project Scorpio Performance

Xbox boss Phil Spencer says that he is ‘very confident’ in the way the Project Scorpio will run existing Xbox One games and that more first party games and a new IP are expected this year....

By Jasmine Henry on 08 February 2017
Xbox Boss Talks E3 2017 Games Lineup

Xbox Boss Talks E3 2017 Games Lineup

Head of Xbox Phil Spencer reveals that Microsoft is already planning its presentation for E3 2017, telling a fan on Twitter that he’s pleased with the lineup. 2017 may only be a month old,...

By Jason Gallagher on 28 January 2017
Xbox's Project Scorpio Will Run Some Games in Native 4K

Xbox's Project Scorpio Will Run Some Games in Native 4K

Xbox Head Phil Spencer reconfirms that the Project Scorpio console will be capable of running some games in native 4K resolution, stating he is confident about the console. Xbox Chief Phil...

By John Jacques on 27 January 2017
Xbox Project Scorpio Details Leak

Xbox Project Scorpio Details Leak

Additional details regarding Microsoft’s upcoming Xbox One iteration, Project Scorpio, are making the rounds after a document provided to developers leaks. Much of the technical detail behi...

By Rory Young on 25 January 2017
Dev Calls Xbox's Project Scorpio a 'Next-Gen Machine'

Dev Calls Xbox's Project Scorpio a 'Next-Gen Machine'

The CEO of the company behind the game Ori and the Blind Forest says Microsoft’s upcoming Xbox console, Project Scorpio is a “full-blown next gen machine.” Microsoft’s upgraded Xbox console...

By Weston Albert on 24 January 2017
Project Scorpio Removes VR Mention from Website

Project Scorpio Removes VR Mention from Website

Microsoft updates the Project Scorpio website to remove the mention of ‘high fidelity VR’ leading some fans to suggest that plans to support VR gaming have been dropped. When Microsoft anno...

By Jasmine Henry on 23 January 2017
Phil Spencer Teases Progress on Project Scorpio

Phil Spencer Teases Progress on Project Scorpio

Xbox boss Phil Spencer teases Project Scorpio progress on Twitter, saying he’s ‘really happy’ with what the teams have been able to do with the console so far. For the bulk of the last few...

By Boston Blake on 21 January 2017
Report: Xbox One Has Moved 26 Million Units

Report: Xbox One Has Moved 26 Million Units

According to a newly published report, Microsoft’s current generation console, Xbox One, currently has an existing install base of about 26 million units. Despite the fact that Microsoft no...

By Kyle Sledge on 18 January 2017
Microsoft is Changing How The Xbox Home Button Works

Microsoft is Changing How The Xbox Home Button Works

A new post on Xbox Wire by Mike Ybarra reveals that Microsoft is changing how the home button will work on all Xbox One Controllers in an upcoming update. Microsoft has announced that the c...

By John Jacques on 14 January 2017
Head of Xbox Reveals His Opinion on Super Mario Odyssey

Head of Xbox Reveals His Opinion on Super Mario Odyssey

Head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, sounds off on what he thought about Nintendo’s reveal of Super Mario Odyssey, the Nintendo Switch, and Breath of the Wild. When the Nintendo Switch was first rev...

By Weston Albert on 14 January 2017
Xbox Offers Congrats To Nintendo On Switch News

Xbox Offers Congrats To Nintendo On Switch News

A member of the Xbox team sent out a congratulatory message to Nintendo following its recent Switch event that revealed important details on the company’s latest console. Mike Ybarra, Xbox...

By Curt Hutson on 13 January 2017
Xbox Unsure if Scorpio Will Appear Before E3 2017

Xbox Unsure if Scorpio Will Appear Before E3 2017

Xbox head honcho Phil Spencer reveals on Twitter that he is unsure as to whether the upcoming Project Scorpio Xbox console will make its appearance prior to E3 2017. It’s rare to see a mid-...

By Rob Gordon on 12 January 2017
Microsoft to 'Take Risks' After Scalebound Cancellation

Microsoft to 'Take Risks' After Scalebound Cancellation

Microsoft’s Xbox boss Phil Spencer announces that the company still plans to “take risks” following the surprise cancellation of Platinum Games’ Scalebound. For those unaware, many Xbox fan...

By Kyle Sledge on 11 January 2017
Project Scorpio 'Beefier' Than Halo Director Expected

Project Scorpio 'Beefier' Than Halo Director Expected

Halo boss Frank O’Connor reveals that while he can’t remember the specific specs of Project Scorpio, he does recall that they are more powerful than he expected. With Microsoft’s Project S...

By Boston Blake on 09 January 2017
Microsoft Teases 'Special Year' for Xbox Fan in 2017

Microsoft Teases 'Special Year' for Xbox Fan in 2017

Microsoft teases a ‘special year’ for Xbox gamers in 2017, also highlighting what a great year 2016 was for Xbox, including the launch of the Xbox One S console. Even without supporting sta...

By Jasmine Henry on 05 January 2017
Weekly Xbox Live Gold Deals Revealed

Weekly Xbox Live Gold Deals Revealed

Microsoft officially unveils the first weekly sale of 2017 for Xbox Live Gold Members and includes a number of different Xbox One and Xbox 360 game deals. Although Sony ended its PSN Holida...

By Kyle Sledge on 03 January 2017
Will 2017 be the Year of Xbox?

Will 2017 be the Year of Xbox?

After a successful year for Xbox One, here are a few reasons 2017 could become the year of the Xbox, with the Microsoft console outselling PlayStation 4. Since 2013 when Sony and Microsoft...

By Boston Blake on 30 December 2016
Xbox Boss Phil Spencer Criticizes Console Exclusive DLC

Xbox Boss Phil Spencer Criticizes Console Exclusive DLC

Speaking to fans on Twitter, Head of Xbox Phil Spencer criticizes the practice of console exclusive DLC, and discusses how to grow the console gaming market. Consoles used to compete for co...

By Dalton Cooper on 23 December 2016
Xbox Free Games with Gold for January 2017

Xbox Free Games with Gold for January 2017

Microsoft announces January 2017’s free Games with Gold titles, which include Deathtrap: World of Van Helsing and the second season of Killer Instinct. As we move into the New Year, Xbox Li...

By Boston Blake on 20 December 2016
50% of Xbox One Players Use Backward Compatibility

50% of Xbox One Players Use Backward Compatibility

The head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, reveals that almost 50% of Xbox One owners use the backward compatibility feature which allows Xbox 360 games to be played on the console. When it was announ...

By Jasmine Henry on 15 December 2016
Xbox Countdown Sale Begins

Xbox Countdown Sale Begins

The Xbox Countdown Sale begins, with discounts on the year’s biggest titles including Battlefield 1, Titanfall 2, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, and more.

By Boston Blake on 13 December 2016
Xbox One Streaming Support Coming to Oculus Rift

Xbox One Streaming Support Coming to Oculus Rift

Microsoft announces a further tie between Xbox and virtual reality headset Oculus Rift, revealing that Xbox One streaming will be coming to the Rift this December. It’s been a hugely import...

By Rob Gordon on 24 November 2016
Xbox Talks Modern Warfare 3 Backward Compatibility

Xbox Talks Modern Warfare 3 Backward Compatibility

Following the appearance of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and The Elder Scrolls: Oblivion as Black Friday Xbox One sales, Xbox speaks up about each game’s potential backward compatibility....

By Rob Gordon on 21 November 2016
Halo 15 Year Anniversary Video Looks To The Future

Halo 15 Year Anniversary Video Looks To The Future

Halo gets a celebration video to commemorate the original game’s 15 year anniversary, which says that the flagship Xbox franchise is “just getting started.” Today marks the 15th anniversar...

By Weston Albert on 21 November 2016
Major Nelson Announces Big Xbox One Black Friday Deals

Major Nelson Announces Big Xbox One Black Friday Deals

Microsoft’s Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb announces that the company will be offering deals on the Xbox One S in the days leading up to Black Friday sales. The buildup toward the holiday season...

By Cody Gravelle on 21 November 2016
How Much Will Xbox's Project Scorpio Cost?

How Much Will Xbox's Project Scorpio Cost?

Xbox head Phil Spencer prepares gamers for a potential shock when Microsoft announces the price of next year’s high-end gaming console, Project Scorpio. When Microsoft first announced Proje...

By Anthony Taormina on 16 November 2016
Xbox Scorpio Will Feature 'True 4K'

Xbox Scorpio Will Feature 'True 4K'

Xbox executive Aaron Greenberg talks up the abilities of the upcoming high-powered Xbox Scorpio, stating that the console will be capable of delivering “true 4K” to fans. This console gener...

By Rob Gordon on 14 November 2016
Project Scorpio To Be Backward Compatible With Xbox 360

Project Scorpio To Be Backward Compatible With Xbox 360

Xbox engineering lead Mike Ybarra confirms on Twitter that Project Scorpio will work with the Xbox 360 backwards compatibility program when the console releases in 2017. It’s been known sin...

By Jason Gallagher on 01 November 2016
Phil Spencer: Remedy 'Has to Want to Make' Alan Wake 2

Phil Spencer: Remedy 'Has to Want to Make' Alan Wake 2

Phil Spencer, the head of Microsoft’s Xbox division, states that in order for Alan Wake 2 come to fruition, developer Remedy Entertainment “has to want to make” it. As if it needed to be sa...

By Kyle Sledge on 26 October 2016
Phil Spencer: Project Scorpio Making 'Amazing Progress'

Phil Spencer: Project Scorpio Making 'Amazing Progress'

Following a day long review of Project Scorpio development, Xbox boss Phil Spencer confirms that “amazing progress” is being made on the new Xbox One console. One of the biggest stories of...

By Jasmine Henry on 21 October 2016
Xbox Boss 'Impressed' By Nintendo Switch

Xbox Boss 'Impressed' By Nintendo Switch

The head of Microsoft’s Xbox division, Phil Spencer, reacts to today’s official Nintendo Switch announcement, declaring to be ‘impressed’ by the reveal. As is to be expected following today...

By Kyle Sledge on 21 October 2016
Red Dead Revolver Now Available On PS4

Red Dead Revolver Now Available On PS4

Rockstar Games quietly releases the PlayStation 2 game Red Dead Revolver on the PlayStation Store for PS4, complete with enhanced visuals and trophy support. Last month, Red Dead Revolver w...

By Dalton Cooper on 18 October 2016
Spencer: Original Xbox Backward Compatibility Possible

Spencer: Original Xbox Backward Compatibility Possible

Xbox boss Phil Spencer suggests that Microsoft could look into bringing some of the original Xbox games library to the Xbox One via backward compatibility. It would be an understatement to...

By Cody Gravelle on 17 October 2016
There Was Once a Metallica Video Game in Development

There Was Once a Metallica Video Game in Development

Footage of the forgotten Metallica-themed video game Damage Inc. appears online, showcasing the cancelled project’s vehicular combat-focused gameplay. For many gamers, the worlds of heavy m...

By Rob Gordon on 17 October 2016
Xbox One: Four More Backward Compatibility Games Added

Xbox One: Four More Backward Compatibility Games Added

The Xbox One backwards compatible library of games gets beefed up a little with four new titles announced, which includes the arcade classic Dragon’s Lair. Another round of Xbox 360 games h...

By Curt Hutson on 16 October 2016
Play Anywhere Will Have Third Party Games 'in Time'

Play Anywhere Will Have Third Party Games 'in Time'

Xbox boss Phil Spencer discusses the future of the Xbox One and PC Play Anywhere program, suggesting that third party game developers will participate eventually. The announcement of the Xb...

By Cody Gravelle on 16 October 2016
Xbox Co-Creator Shares Thoughts About Giant Controller

Xbox Co-Creator Shares Thoughts About Giant Controller

Seamus Blackley, one of the co-creators of the original Xbox, tells the gaming world how he really feels about the oft-maligned first Xbox controller design. While the Xbox One has finally...

By Cody Gravelle on 03 October 2016
Xbox One Sales Soar in UK After Slim Launch

Xbox One Sales Soar in UK After Slim Launch

According to market analysis from MCV, the release of the Xbox One S might be the cause of a massive uptick in UK sales for Microsoft’s slimmer console. The release of the Xbox One S this p...

By Cody Gravelle on 29 September 2016
World at War Now Available on Xbox One Backward Compatibility

World at War Now Available on Xbox One Backward Compatibility

Major Nelson announces via Twitter that Call of Duty: World at War is now available on Xbox One via backward compatibility, along with three other new games. Last year, Microsoft brought gr...

By Boston Blake on 27 September 2016
N64 Emulator Appears on Xbox Games Store

N64 Emulator Appears on Xbox Games Store

A N64 emulator called Win64e10 has appeared in the Xbox Games Store and is available for download now, although it remains doubtful it’ll be around for long. Gamers would be hard pressed to...

By Cody Gravelle on 26 September 2016
Xbox One Controller Compatible With Samsung Gear VR

Xbox One Controller Compatible With Samsung Gear VR

Microsoft announces that the Samsung Gear VR will support the new Xbox One controllers via bluetooth, a feature coming soon to Minecraft: Gear VR Edition. Microsoft had previously stated th...

By John Jacques on 26 September 2016
Xbox Free Games With Gold for October 2016

Xbox Free Games With Gold for October 2016

Four games join the Xbox Games With Gold program in October 2016, including both Super Mega Baseball: Extra Innings and The Escapists each on the Xbox One. October’s line-up of free Xbox ga...

By Rory Young on 22 September 2016
Dead Rising 4 Trailer Takes Players Back to the Mall

Dead Rising 4 Trailer Takes Players Back to the Mall

A brand new Dead Rising 4 trailer shows Frank West returning to the mall plaza of Willamette, a location that should seem familiar to fans of the first game. There’s more to Dead Rising 4 t...

By John Jacques on 16 September 2016
Ken Levine Was Working on Zelda-Like Game

Ken Levine Was Working on Zelda-Like Game

In an interview with Rolling Stone magazine, BioShock series creator Ken Levine discusses a cancelled Zelda-like project that was in development at Irrational Games. Nowadays, Ken Levine’s...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 September 2016
Project Scorpio Will Run Microsoft Games at Native 4K Resolution

Project Scorpio Will Run Microsoft Games at Native 4K Resolution

In a recent interview, Microsoft Studios Publishing general manager Shannon Loftis confirms that all first-party Xbox One Project Scorpio titles will run at native 4K. Choice seems to be a...

By Derek Nichols on 08 September 2016
GoldenEye 007 Reboot Was Always a 'Rights Issue'

GoldenEye 007 Reboot Was Always a 'Rights Issue'

Microsoft’s head of the Xbox division states that the failed reboot of Rare’s first-person shooter GoldenEye 007 always boils down to being about a “rights issue.” Following the recent on...

By Kyle Sledge on 25 August 2016
Halo 5 DLC Art Reveals New Map and Weapons

Halo 5 DLC Art Reveals New Map and Weapons

343 Industries releases some brand new artwork for the upcoming downloadable content pack for Halo 5: Guardians, revealing a new map and various weapons in the process. Since Halo 5: Guar...

By Rob Gordon on 22 August 2016
Microsoft Has Ideas for What Comes After Xbox Scorpio

Microsoft Has Ideas for What Comes After Xbox Scorpio

Xbox head Phil Spencer responds to a fan who asked about the future of Xbox and let it be known that Microsoft is already looking past Project Scorpio, which releases next year. Microsoft...

By Jason Gallagher on 19 August 2016
Microsoft Says 'It's Nice to Be Back on Top'

Microsoft Says 'It's Nice to Be Back on Top'

Aaron Greenberg, head of Xbox games marketing at Microsoft, speaks out about the company’s strong sales in July, stating that “it’s nice to be back on top.” Although the Xbox One has often struggled...

By Rob Gordon on 14 August 2016
Xbox Boss Teases PlayStation Experience-Like Event

Xbox Boss Teases PlayStation Experience-Like Event

Xbox head Phil Spencer takes to Twitter to answer fan questions and says Microsoft may put together a major event sometime before the end of the year. Microsoft surprised some Xbox fans a...

By Jason Gallagher on 05 August 2016
Xbox One S Gives Some Games a Performance Boost

Xbox One S Gives Some Games a Performance Boost

By testing titles like Fallout 4 and Project Cars, Digital Foundry discovers that some games perform better on Xbox One S than they do on the original Xbox One. With the sleek and slim Xb...

By Dalton Cooper on 02 August 2016
This is Why Microsoft Never Made A Xbox Handheld

This is Why Microsoft Never Made A Xbox Handheld

Former Chief Xbox Officer Robbie Bach reveals that Microsoft was once considering a handheld Xbox console, as well as explaining why the project never saw development. Microsoft has found a huge am...

By Rob Gordon on 23 July 2016
Xbox Live Hits 49M Users, But Gaming Revenue is Down

Xbox Live Hits 49M Users, But Gaming Revenue is Down

Microsoft’s latest earnings report does not make for pretty reading for Xbox, with overall gaming revenue decreasing in spite of an increase in Xbox Live users. Over recent months, Microsoft has ta...

By Rob Gordon on 21 July 2016
Xbox Scorpio Inspired by Smartphone Business Model

Xbox Scorpio Inspired by Smartphone Business Model

Microsoft engineer Mike Ybarra reveals that the company found inspiration for the upcoming Xbox Project Scorpio by taking a look at the smartphone business model. Through the development of Project...

By Rob Gordon on 13 July 2016
Red Dead Redemption Performs Better on Xbox One

Red Dead Redemption Performs Better on Xbox One

A new side-by-side comparison video for Red Dead Redemption‘s Xbox 360 and Xbox One versions shows better performance on Microsoft’s most recent console. Now that Rockstar Games’ wildly pop...

By Kyle Sledge on 12 July 2016
Red Dead Redemption XB1 Backward Compatible Launch Date

Red Dead Redemption XB1 Backward Compatible Launch Date

Rockstar Games officially announces that its open world western title known as Red Dead Redemption comes to Xbox One via backward compatibility this week. As a sizable portion of the gaming...

By Kyle Sledge on 12 July 2016
Red Dead Redemption Sales Spike

Red Dead Redemption Sales Spike

Following the announcement that Red Dead Redemption was coming to the Xbox One via backwards compatibility, sales of the open-world western have soared by nearly 6000%. Ever since its relea...

By Alexander Pan on 06 July 2016
Xbox Ultimate Game Sale 2016 Deals Revealed

Xbox Ultimate Game Sale 2016 Deals Revealed

Xbox’s Major Nelson reveals the deals for the 2016 Xbox Ultimate Game Sale, with gamers able to pick up games like Halo 5: Guardians, The Witcher 3, and more for cheap. Summer is here, and for gamers...

By Dalton Cooper on 05 July 2016
Xbox Live Play Anywhere Launches in September

Xbox Live Play Anywhere Launches in September

Microsoft confirms that its Play Anywhere feature on Xbox One, first confirmed during the company’s E3 2016 presentation, will launch in just a few short months. The difference between console and PC...

By Cody Gravelle on 04 July 2016
The Story Behind Bill Gates and the Xbox

The Story Behind Bill Gates and the Xbox

Xbox co-creator Ed Fries explains in an interview how Microsoft founder Bill Gates nearly shut down the original Xbox project entirely due to it not using Windows. Microsoft has had a hold on the gam...

By Sarah Fields on 30 June 2016
Original Xbox Controller Prototypes Are Hilarious

Original Xbox Controller Prototypes Are Hilarious

Seamus Blackley, co-creator of the Xbox, shares a series of images of prototype controllers for the console – and the early designs look rather different from the final product. When Microsoft create...

By Rob Gordon on 30 June 2016
Red Dead Publisher Talks the Power of Xbox Scorpio

Red Dead Publisher Talks the Power of Xbox Scorpio

Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick offers his opinion of Microsoft’s Xbox Scorpio and the impending release of other upgraded gaming consoles, such as PlayStation Neo. With its competitors remaining secret...

By Dalton Cooper on 28 June 2016
Xbox Scorpio Won't Shorten Console Cycles

Xbox Scorpio Won't Shorten Console Cycles

Xbox boss Phil Spencer responds to speculation that Project Scorpio will lead to shorter console cycles, says frequent updates are “not the console model.” Microsoft’s final announcement during its...

By Jason Gallagher on 27 June 2016
Phil Spencer Says Microsoft is Not Backing Out of Gaming

Phil Spencer Says Microsoft is Not Backing Out of Gaming

Xbox boss Phil Spencer takes some time out of his busy schedule to address fan concerns over the direction Microsoft’s video game department is heading in. Things may have been looking a little bleak...

By Cody Gravelle on 23 June 2016
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Trailer Remade in GTA 5

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas Trailer Remade in GTA 5

One nostalgic fan of Rockstar Games’ Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas remakes the 2004 title’s trailer in the action-adventure franchise’s most recent entry of GTA 5. As many Grand Theft Auto...

By Kyle Sledge on 22 June 2016
How Much More Powerful is Scorpio Compared to Xbox One?

How Much More Powerful is Scorpio Compared to Xbox One?

According to Xbox head, Phil Spencer, the console for Microsoft’s forthcoming Project Scorpio contains far more power than a current generation Xbox One system. It’s no secret at this point that Micr...

By Kyle Sledge on 16 June 2016
Xbox Boss Explains Why Microsoft Announced Scorpio Now

Xbox Boss Explains Why Microsoft Announced Scorpio Now

Microsoft Boss Phil Spencer explains why the company announced Project Scorpio at this year’s E3, rather than wait until the console was ready to launch. For those who missed it, Microsoft announced...

By Maxwell Jeffery on 16 June 2016
4K Games Not Mandatory for Xbox Project Scorpio

4K Games Not Mandatory for Xbox Project Scorpio

Microsoft reveals that video game developers are not required to make titles in 4K resolution for its forthcoming console known as Xbox Project Scorpio. It’s no secret at this point that Microsoft us...

By Kyle Sledge on 16 June 2016
Microsoft Almost Put Out Console That Wasn't Scorpio

Microsoft Almost Put Out Console That Wasn't Scorpio

Microsoft’s Xbox head reveals the tech company almost went on to release an upgraded Xbox One this year that wasn’t the firm’s much-vaunted Scorpio system. As many fans are probably aware by now, Mic...

By Kyle Sledge on 16 June 2016
Xbox Scorpio Requires 4K TV For Full Impact

Xbox Scorpio Requires 4K TV For Full Impact

Xbox head Phil Spencer states that the upcoming Xbox Scorpio will need to be paired with a 4K television for users to get the full impact of the console’s power. Although Microsoft did showcase a num...

By Rob Gordon on 15 June 2016
Deep Dive Into All the New Xbox One Controllers

Deep Dive Into All the New Xbox One Controllers

One of the popular themes for the first couple days of E3 2016 has been choice, and Microsoft’s new line of Xbox One controllers gives gamers a lot of power. Microsoft’s E3 2016 presentation offered...

By Cody Gravelle on 14 June 2016
Xbox Design Labs Debuts Customizable Controllers

Xbox Design Labs Debuts Customizable Controllers

Microsoft’s E3 2016 presentation reveals a brand new service being offered exclusively to Xbox One gamers – one that fans have been dreaming of for years. In what was a hectic, frenetic Microsoft E3...

By Cody Gravelle on 14 June 2016
Cross-Buy Program Does Not Require Xbox Live Gold

Cross-Buy Program Does Not Require Xbox Live Gold

Microsoft confirms that the Play Anywhere program, which allows gamers to purchase one digital copy of a game to be played on both PC and Xbox One, will not require Xbox Live Gold. Although Microsoft...

By Rob Gordon on 14 June 2016
Xbox One S Needs Adapter to Use Kinect

Xbox One S Needs Adapter to Use Kinect

After officially confirming the existence of the Xbox One S, Microsoft reveals that the new model of the console requires an adapter to use the Kinect device. Microsoft decided to kick off its E3 201...

By Rob Gordon on 14 June 2016
Rumor Patrol: 2 TB Xbox One Releasing This Year

Rumor Patrol: 2 TB Xbox One Releasing This Year

A GameStop source leaks the existence of a 2 TB Xbox One model that will cost $449 and will presumably be revealed during Microsoft’s E3 2016 press conference. For the past few months, rumors have be...

By Dalton Cooper on 12 June 2016
Xbox Boss Gives Props to New Zelda, Nintendo NX

Xbox Boss Gives Props to New Zelda, Nintendo NX

The head of Microsoft’s Xbox division, Phil Spencer, gives praise to Nintendo’s The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and the company’s forthcoming NX console. As many gaming fans will li...

By Kyle Sledge on 11 June 2016
Xbox One DVR Feature Put on Hold by Microsoft

Xbox One DVR Feature Put on Hold by Microsoft

The tech company Microsoft officially announces its decision to put the release of the Xbox One’s originally planned DVR for over-the-air TV feature on hold. Last year, during the gamescom event back...

By Kyle Sledge on 11 June 2016
Xbox One Update Preview Details

Xbox One Update Preview Details

Microsoft confirms the details surrounding the next update for both Xbox One and the Windows 10 Xbox app, including the introduction of Cortana and improvements to the interface. Although there are s...

By Rob Gordon on 06 June 2016
Xbox One Update Offers 'Key Gaming Features'

Xbox One Update Offers 'Key Gaming Features'

Xbox engineering lead Mike Ybarra announces on Twitter that a new update for the Xbox One will be released to preview members ‘soon’ and will have ‘key gaming features.’ As was the case with the Xbox...

By Dalton Cooper on 02 June 2016
Xbox One VR Evidence Continues to Mount

Xbox One VR Evidence Continues to Mount

With E3 2016 just around the corner, more evidence appears that suggests Microsoft is set to make a strong move into virtual reality with the Xbox One. At this year’s E3, plenty of gamers are expecti...

By Rob Gordon on 29 May 2016
Xbox at E3 2016: 'Doing Things We've Never Done'

Xbox at E3 2016: 'Doing Things We've Never Done'

After declaring all the recent hardware rumors as ‘creative chatter’, Xbox boss Phil Spencer teases that the Xbox team is breaking new ground for its upcoming E3 showcase. With the last few days havi...

By Alexander Pan on 28 May 2016
Rumor: Xbox One VR Game Coming in 2017

Rumor: Xbox One VR Game Coming in 2017

A “major” European developer is planning to debut its Xbox VR game during E3, with plans to launch in 2017, with Microsoft likely to announce its VR plans at E3. With E3 less than three weeks away an...

By Rory Young on 27 May 2016
Rumor: Xbox Scorpio 4x as Powerful as Current Xbox

Rumor: Xbox Scorpio 4x as Powerful as Current Xbox

Anonymous sources claim to have more information on the rumored upgraded Xbox One console, stating that the system is 4x more powerful than current Xbox One models. Earlier today, rumors surfaced of...

By Dalton Cooper on 26 May 2016
Xbox One Afterglow Prismatic Controller Review

Xbox One Afterglow Prismatic Controller Review

The new Xbox One Afterglow Prismatic Controller by PDP offers more than just bells and whistles — it might just give Microsoft’s official option a run for its money. At first glance, you would be for...

By Brad Jones on 25 May 2016
Xbox One: YouTube User Runs Windows 95 on Game Console

Xbox One: YouTube User Runs Windows 95 on Game Console

One technologically inclined YouTube user and gaming fan manages to get Microsoft’s classic Windows 95 operating system up and running on the Xbox One console. While Xbox One developers have hit a ve...

By Kyle Sledge on 24 May 2016
Xbox Satisfied with Nintendo Partnership for Minecraft

Xbox Satisfied with Nintendo Partnership for Minecraft

Microsoft’s Xbox boss, Phil Spencer, mentions that he is satisfied with the results of his company’s partnership with Nintendo to have Minecraft on the Wii U. With fans of Minecraft: Wii U...

By Kyle Sledge on 08 May 2016
Microsoft Denies Rumors of New Xbox Hardware

Microsoft Denies Rumors of New Xbox Hardware

After a Microsoft employee mentions a project called “Xbox neXt” on their LinkedIn profile, Microsoft denies rumors that it is working on a new Xbox console. Recently, there have been rumors about ne...

By Jasmine Henry on 05 April 2016
Xbox Head Says Not to Expect Xbox One and a Half

Xbox Head Says Not to Expect Xbox One and a Half

Xbox head Phil Spencer speaks out admits rumors of a PlayStation 4.5 to clarify that fans should not expect such a platform from the likes of Microsoft. If you’re a gamer and you’ve been online latel...

By Riley Little on 02 April 2016
Score an Xbox One for $200

Score an Xbox One for $200

Xbox 360 or PS3 owners willing to make the jump to the Xbox One can pick up the console for $200 with a new deal, which gives $100 in credit for any newer model trade-in. As the life cycle of the pre...

By Rob Gordon on 28 March 2016
Turok 1 and 2 Remastered Coming to Xbox

Turok 1 and 2 Remastered Coming to Xbox

In a tweet to a fan, Night Dive Studios confirms that the remastered versions of Turok: Dinosaur Hunter and Turok 2: Seeds of Evil are making their way to Xbox. Before ARK: Survival Evolved exploded...

By Dalton Cooper on 28 March 2016
This is Halo 2's Original Ending

This is Halo 2's Original Ending

Former Bungie composer Marty O’Donnell reveals that the infamous cliffhanger at the end of Halo 2 was not the way the game was originally meant to conclude. Ever since longtime Bungie composer Marty...

By Dalton Cooper on 25 March 2016
Why Plans For An Upgraded PS4 Are Concerning

Why Plans For An Upgraded PS4 Are Concerning

With rumors of an upgraded PS4 continuing to rumble in the background, one writer looks at how the release of such a console could be disappointing for PlayStation users. Recently, speculation has be...

By Rob Gordon on 24 March 2016
Microsoft Not Actively Planning Xbox Digital Trade-Ins

Microsoft Not Actively Planning Xbox Digital Trade-Ins

Microsoft denies rumors that it is considering a digital trade-in system, with Xbox marketing head Aaron Greenberg stating that the company is ‘not actively planning such a thing’. Digital sales have...

By Rob Gordon on 22 March 2016
New Xbox One Controllers Revealed

New Xbox One Controllers Revealed

Microsoft reveals two new controllers for the Xbox One, dubbed Copper Shadow and Dusk Shadow, which will be available to purchase later on in the month. Over the course of the Xbox One’s lifespan so...

By Rob Gordon on 17 March 2016
Microsoft May Offer Compensation for Xbox Live Downtime

Microsoft May Offer Compensation for Xbox Live Downtime

Larry ‘Major Nelson’ Hryb replies to gamers demanding compensation for Xbox Live’s downtime on Reddit, and explains that he’s discussing it with the Xbox team. Game servers and gaming services crash...

By Sarah Fields on 11 March 2016
Halo 5 Fan Creates Quidditch Game Mode & Map

Halo 5 Fan Creates Quidditch Game Mode & Map

One incredibly talented Halo 5: Guardians fan creates a brand new map and game mode for 343 Industries’ first-person shooter inspired by Quidditch from Harry Potter. Thanks to Halo 5: Guardians fan a...

By Kyle Sledge on 10 March 2016
Microsoft's Major Nelson Calls DLC 'Really Dangerous'

Microsoft's Major Nelson Calls DLC 'Really Dangerous'

Xbox Live Director Major Nelson reveals that he’s not a fan of the way most games handle DLC maps, saying that they work to divide players, fracturing the community. Despite the revenue that DLC pack...

By Sarah Fields on 26 February 2016
Halo 5 Trailer Teases the Return of Firefight Mode

Halo 5 Trailer Teases the Return of Firefight Mode

A brand new trailer for Halo 5: Guardians that details the game’s latest content drop also teases the return of the franchise’s extremely popular Firefight mode. With Halo 5: Guardians‘ free Hammer S...

By Kyle Sledge on 24 February 2016
Xbox One Background Music Feature Still Months Away

Xbox One Background Music Feature Still Months Away

Xbox One’s background music feature is currently in development, with Microsoft explaining it’s still months away from being available for console owners. After being asked about the status of Xbox O...

By Kyle Sledge on 16 January 2016
Gears of War: Ultimate Edition Review Round-Up

Gears of War: Ultimate Edition Review Round-Up

This year, Microsoft is promising the strongest lineup of exclusive games in the history of Xbox, and a huge part of that equation is Gears of War: Ultimate Edition. This remastered version of the...

By Dalton Cooper on 23 August 2015
Xbox Looking At Other Game Franchises For Potential TV Series

Xbox Looking At Other Game Franchises For Potential TV Series

Xbox Entertainment Studios is considering Microsoft-owned game franchises like Age of Empires, Fable, Forza and Gears of War for potential TV series.

By Geet Arora on 11 December 2013
TMNT: Mutants in Manhattan Achievements Revealed

TMNT: Mutants in Manhattan Achievements Revealed

An achievement list reveals new information about the unannounced Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles game reportedly being created by Bayonetta developer Platinum Games. Last month, reports indicated that...

By Dalton Cooper on 01 January 1970