7 Casual Games for Windows Phones for the Holidays

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The holiday season is a time for giving and sharing. Maybe you’ve shared your thoughts on devices like the Lumia 1520 or the HTC One M8 with family who’ll get you one to celebrate the giving season. Maybe you’re planning to reward yourself for a year’s worth of hard work with a smartphone running Windows […]

Xbox One 2014 Entertainment Review

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Every decent piece of technology these days almost has to have two split personalities. Sure, they’re designed around specific scenarios, but any device worth your money allows you to do things beyond its original core capabilities. The iPad, for example, is an entertainment device first, but can let users stay productive. Microsoft’s Xbox consoles have had dual personalities for as long as they’ve been […]

Why and Where to Buy a Kinect for Xbox One  

The Kinect 2 for Xbox One is more powerful than the previous Kinect and offers more use than the PS4 camera.

Maybe you weren’t comfortable with the amount you would have had to spend on the Xbox One + Kinect bundle. Perhaps you weren’t even aware that Microsoft made a Kinect for Xbox One. The Kinect for Xbox One is what helps the console stand out. It was a part of Microsoft’s original vision for the console, a futuristic piece […]

5 Tips for New Minecraft Pocket Edition Players

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Never has there been a culture revolution spawned by a game like Minecraft. Since launching in 2009, the original game has spawned toys and inspired a generation to build their own shelters and more. In those early days, the only way you could play Minecraft was on a PC without a keyboard and mouse. Times have now changed, and if there’s one game that’s […]

GTA 5 Festivus Surprise Update Arrives 

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This week video game developer Rockstar games delivered a huge Christmas surprise for Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS4 and PS3 users who already have GTA 5 or plan to buy it in the very near future. As of yesterday, a new title update rolling out to GTA 5 includes Festive Surprise, a giant holiday themed update […]

Amazon Has The Best  Xbox One Deal Ever [Updated]

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Microsoft already discounted the cost of its Xbox One entertainment console by $50. Now, Amazon is joining Best Buy and Game Stop in offering $50 in credit to holiday shoppers, bringing the relative cost of the console down to an exceptionally affordable $299. Amazon began offering both versions of the Xbox One it sells with $50 in credit today. There is no […]

Halo 5: Guardians Beta Arrives Today With A Catch 

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Microsoft and Halo series developer 343 Industries are kicking off the Halo 5: Guardians beta earlier than planned. Xbox One owners will be able to download and play the game beginning today. At least, they will if they meet certain requires that surprisingly, have nothing to do with purchasing Halo: The Master Chief Collection. Late […]

Free Assassin’s Creed Unity Games Arrives 

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Xbox One and PS4 owners who purchased the season pass for Assassin’s Creed Unity can now download the free game they were promised by developer Ubisoft. Ubisoft announced that the website for its free game offer was live this morning, two days after it released another large-scale title update to address the problems that have plagued Assassin’s Creed Unity […]

EA Sports UFC Arrives for EA Access Users 

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One of the Xbox One’s exclusive benefits is getting a big boost just days before the holiday shopping season comes to a close. This morning video game developer Electronic Arts revealed that EA Sports UFC, the mixed martial arts fighting game based on the real-life league of the same name, is now available for EA Access subscribers to download as part of their […]

GameStop Sneaks in Amazing PS4 Deal Ahead of Christmas UPDATE

Save with these PS4 Deals in December.

There’s just a week left until Christmas and retailer GameStop has picked up what is arguably the best PS4 deal shoppers have seen all year and will see in the very near future. At GameStop’s website right now $399 gets shoppers a PS4, PlayStation Camera and a digital code for one of four high-profile games. It’s unclear when GameStop kicked off this amazing PS4 […]

Fix for Assassin’s Creed Unity Problems Arrives, Stumbles 

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Developer Ubisoft seemed like it was on the cusp of fixing those Assassin’s Creed Unity problems once and for all, that was until a glitch related to the update for the Xbox One forced some users to download the entire digital version of the game over again. By all accounts, Update 4 for Assassin’s Creed Unity seems […]

Rockstar Drops Fresh GTA 5 Heists Trailer 

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It’s been months since Rockstar, the developers of the Grand Theft Auto franchise revealed that Heists were coming to the Grand Theft Auto Online multiplayer mode that came with GTA 5. Officially, Heists won’t be available until 2015, but a trailer and interview out today revealed how they will work when they do arrive. First, the trailer. In itself, it doesn’t contain a lot of details about […]

Arcadia is Microsoft’s PlayStation Now Streaming Service 

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Microsoft’s Xbox One console and Windows operating systems don’t have a way for users to stream games directly to devices that wouldn’t normally be able to play them. Rest assured, that’s exact what they’re getting if reports of a PlayStation Now like streaming service codenamed Arcadia are indicative of Microsoft’s future plans. What we know about Arcadia comes from All About Microsoft, […]

Far Cry 4: 10 Things You Need to Try

What you need to know about the Far Cry 4 release date.

Far Cry 4 is an incredibly fun and fast paced game, and if you still can’t decide if the game is worth buying or if you just want to know what you should do when you get the game — here are 10 things you need to try in Far Cry. Far Cry 4 is […]

7 Casual Games to Download for iPhone for the Holidays

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Chances are that if you belong to a gift giving family you’re about to give or receive an iPhone or iPad this holiday season. The first thing you’re going to want to do is setup up the new device with an Apple ID and essential apps like Facebook, Twitter and more. The second thing you’re […]

Xbox One Review 2014 – My Experience Gaming A Year later

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There’s not a lot of wiggle room for things to go wrong in the first year of a video game console’s life. Any company that botched a release as famously as Microsoft did with the Xbox One should count itself lucky that any users at all that they made it to year two. Ironically, the Xbox […]

7 Games to Download for Android Phones for the Holidays

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Giving or planning on receiving an Android smartphone or tablet this holiday season? First you’re going to want to set up a Google Account and move your contacts, pictures and music. Second, you’ll want to download some fun games to enjoy on your new Android device. Here are 7 games to download and enjoy over the […]

Another Patch Coming to Fix Assassin’s Creed Unity Problems

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There’s another patch coming to address the Assassin’s Creed Unity problems buyers have complained of since the game launched this past November. Ubisoft, the game’s developers, revealed Update 4 to address Assassin’s Creed Unity problems users are reporting early this afternoon. According to a post on the Assassins Creed Unity Live Updates blog users can expect […]

PC Gaming Also on the Agenda at Windows 10 Event

Games for Windows Live was the last time Microsoft made a serious attempt at the PC gaming service market.

Microsoft is gearing up for another serious attempt at offering a cohesive gaming experience for buyers of Windows PCs. At least that’s how it appears based on comments made by Microsoft’s Head of Xbox, Phil Spencer about the upcoming Windows 10 event on its campus. Commenting on what he would have to share when he […]

How to Delete a Game from Xbox One

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Microsoft’s Xbox One console has more power than any other Xbox console that came before it. Because of that raw power, games look better and feel more realistic. That’s great for everyone. We need a way to truly differentiate the experience users got with the Xbox 360 and what’s available with the Xbox One. Storage […]