E3 2014: What to Expect at Gaming’s Biggest Event of the Year

Microsoft, announcing more details about the Xbox One at E3 2013.

In the consumer electronics space there’s always some event happening, some industry-wide get together that puts content makers and content buyers all in one place. In the gaming, that yearly event is E3: the Electronic Entertainment Expo. Really, its name is a misnomer. Sure, companies use the event to share information about all sorts of […]

Amazon Fire TV v. Roku 3: Which One Should I Buy?

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The Amazon Fire TV brings the simple Amazon-focused interface of the Kindle Fire to the big screen. We decided to compare the Fire TV with the Roku 3, another popular set-top box that streams video to a TV from the Internet. We already took a look at the Amazon Fire TV’s gaming options to see how it works as […]

Epic 9 Minute Watch Dogs Video Shows Why It’s Like GTA 5

Pearce hacks most of Chicago's infrastructure with just his smartphone.

Watch Dogs, the open-world game that dumps users into an ever-changing Chicago and tasks them with chasing down bad guys with fire arms and a smartphone that can control crucial infrastructure, excited users when it was first announced. Now a year and a launch delay later, the game is earning a reputation for something other […]

Call of Duty 2014 Image Gives Gamer’s First Glimpse

A screenshot of Call of Duty 2014 posted by IGN.

Call of Duty 2014, hasn’t officially been announced yet, but a single image of one of the game’s characters making the rounds today should have gamers excited about the upcoming title. Gaming website IGN, posted a photo of what looks like a solider in the game, yesterday. As it’s just a single image, the photo […]

How to Get the Xbox Experience on Your iPhone and iPad

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You’d be mistaken for thinking that playing games on the Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 were the only ways to earn Xbox Live Achievements and interface with your Xbox One and Xbox 360 console. That’s not by accident, Microsoft used to entice perspective buyers of its products with the promise that they could earn […]

How to Share Xbox One Game Clips to YouTube

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Bragging has always been a core part of playing video games. There’s nothing better than sharing your exploits with other users and comparing each other’s skills. Thankfully, Microsoft took that mentality into account when it designed the Xbox One, its all-in-one entertainment console. Here’s how to record game clips on the Xbox One and share […]

Xbox One Sales Show Why It Might Have Been Better Without Kinect

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There were no shortage of people blasting Microsoft for bundling a Kinect Sensor with its $499 Xbox One gaming console. Those supporting the Kinect sensor’s argued that Xbox One buyers could expect an easier experience and that there would be a lot of Kinect enabled games for users to play since everyone would have one […]

MLB 14 The Show Video Arrives to Exploit A Key Gap in the Xbox One’s Bench

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Sony, makers of the PS4 gaming console, has never been ashamed of exploiting key weakness in Microsoft’s Xbox One strategy. Last year, the company used its press conference at the Electronic Entertainment Expo to highlight the Xbox One’s rumored lack of independently developed games and unfriendly policies. Today, it’s showing off MLB 14: The Show, […]

Sony Says It’s Sold 7 Million PS4s, Shares More Good News for Buyers

A common PS4 problem is the console randomly turning off.

Late last night Sony announced that it sold 7 million PS4 consoles, and shared a bit more about the features users can expect in the next software update for the console. Sony formally announced the updated sales figures for its next-generation gaming console in a post on its PlayStation Blog. According to that post, the […]

3 Xbox One & PS4 Games To Spend Your Tax Return On

PS4 vs Xbox one performance is tough to pick a winner in real world use right now.

For Xbox One and PS4 owners who reside in the United States, the next few weeks are going to be something akin to Christmas Day. With tax season done, millions of Americans are poised to have a bit more spending money than they’re used to. Many will pay off critical bills or put that money […]

YouTube Clip Sharing Is Now Available on the Xbox One

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The Kinect voice fixes and updates that Microsoft detailed last week as part of the April Xbox One Update are now slowly rolling out to worldwide. Technically, Microsoft began rolling out the update to Xbox One users overnight. Besides improvements made to the way the included Kinect 2 sensor interprets hands and motions, the update […]

Nintendo DS Emulator for iPhone and iPad Arrives, No Jailbreak Needed

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From the developer who brought you GBA4iOS, there’s a new gaming emulator in town that’s available for iPhone and iPad without a jailbreak. NDS4iOS, as it’s called, brings Nintendo DS games to your iOS device without the need to jailbreak, although it can still run on jailbroken devices so that everyone isn’t left out. As […]

Is It Worth Waiting for an Xbox One Price Cut?

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The Xbox One entertainment console is one of Microsoft’s most high-profile consumer products. No, it isn’t bigger than Windows, but it’s important for the console to be successful. At $499 it’s also very expensive, and it’s easy to see why. Of course, it’s a video game machine, but it can also become a jukebox using […]

How to Fix the Xbox One Loading Issue

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Microsoft’s Xbox One plays games, Blu-ray movies, music and live television. Unfortunately, when there’s no internet connection or it has trouble accessing Xbox Live (Microsoft’s multiplayer and entertainment service), there’s not much more the console can do. Over the last two weeks reports have surfaced that the software running on the Xbox One sometimes refuses […]

How to Sign Out of Windows 8

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There are plenty of new features in Windows 8, the operating system that’s now available on tablets, desktops, 2-in-1s and notebooks, and a few of them have frustrated users. It’s not these features that have made Windows 8 unusable for some. Instead, it’s the simple things that have been changed, like logging out, that bother […]

5 Xbox One & PS4 Games We Need in 2014: GTA 5, BioShock & More

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Gamer’s can’t wait to play GTA 5 for Xbox One and PS4, and others yearn for BioShock Infinite on the PS4 but there’s nothing concrete yet. Sony is stepping up and bringing an incredibly popular game to the PS4, but there are many more PS3 and Xbox 360 games that need an upgrade to the […]

Private Matches Come to Titanfall, Here’s What You Need to Know

Watch the alpha footage to see the Titanfall Gameplay experience in video.

There’s a new Titanfall update incoming and it could make the first-person, online only multiplayer shooter, better than anything already available on Microsoft’s Xbox One console. Respawn Entertainment, Titanfall’s creator and developer on the Xbox One, announced the update on its Twitter profile this morning. All Titanfall players can expect the update to improve their experience […]

RBI Baseball 14 for iPad: A Casual Game That’s Far from Simulation

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With the discontinuation of the MLB 2K series from 2K Sports, a natural replacement must step in and take the reigns. Major League Baseball itself is stepping in and has released the latest baseball video game on multiple platforms, and at the same time reviving a video game classic known as RBI Baseball. RBI Baseball […]