Is EA Access Worth Buying?

EA explains what all you get with EA Access on Xbox One.

All at once, EA Access sounds like something that should have already been available for years, and something so futuristic and out of the box that Xbox One owners might have to pinch themselves. Electronic Arts’ new subscription service, EA Access is the first time in this console generation a game developer and publisher has […]

New Madden NFL 15 Ad Is the Best Thing You’ll Watch All Year

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With the release of Madden NFL 15 coming on August 26th, developer Electronic Arts was always going to need to pull out all of the stops to get Xbox One and PS3 users in stores to buy the game on release day. To do that the company has to understand not just what it needs […]

Could the Start Menu Come to Windows 8 in September?

A picture of the upcoming Start Menu from The Verge.

Users of Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system who have been clawing for a return of the Start Menu and the removal of the Start Screen on their laptops and desktops may be in for a treat this coming September. That’s when new reports peg the first public release of Windows Threshold, or what most are […]

Xbox One Update Brings Streaming TV & More Today

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After just announcing a slew of new software upgrades at this week’s Gamescom 2014 trade show in Germany, Microsoft is already updating the consoles of users who joined its Xbox One Update Preview Program with new features and extras. Microsoft started deploying the new update to some Xbox One users late last night, and with […]

Assassin’s Creed Unity Trailer Reveals Why It’s the Best Yet

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Xbox 360, PS4 and PS Vita users have been hunting down foes and pulling the strings of non-fiction leaders for years, but only in Assassin’s Creed Unity will they feel like they’re actually at liberty to do what must be done, the way they want to. A new eleven minute long trailer released by Ubisoft […]

AT&T Delivers Windows Phone 8.1 Update to Lumia 1020 Users

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Owners of the Nokia Lumia 1020, are in for a huge update to their smartphones over the next couple of days. Earlier today, the Lumia 1020 became one of a growing number of smartphones in America being upgraded to Windows Phone 8.1. That’s the latest version of Windows Phone designed to fill in the feature gaps […]

How Watching YouTube on Xbox One Just Got Easier

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Microsoft’s Xbox One video console does a lot of things well, but one thing it hasn’t yet delivered on is a decent experience for users who love Google’s YouTube video streaming service. That is changing though, today Google revealed an upgraded YouTube experience for the Xbox One, set-top boxes and video game consoles. According to a blog […]

Quantum Break for the Xbox One Revealed 

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We’re just two days into Gamescom 2014, we’re already learning almost everything we ever needed to know about Quantum Break, the action game that Microsoft is hoping will boost sales of its Xbox One entertainment console when it arrives sometime in 2015. All this week, Microsoft and Remedy Studios have been discussing the final details of Quantum Break, just as […]

Microsoft To Announce New Lumia 830 Ahead of the iPhone 6?

Leaked photos of the Lumia 830

Even before Apple’s suspected iPhone 6 event Microsoft is letting users know that they’ll have options besides whatever Apple mobile phone makes its début on September 9th. Microsoft recently started sending out invitations for a reveal of what could be the Lumia 830 at IFA 2014 in just a few weeks. According to WP Central, Microsoft began sending out invites for a […]

Xbox One & PS4 Game Trade-Ins: What You Need to Know

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More and more games are being released for the Xbox One and PS4, which means more and more games that are getting traded in. There are numerous options that gamers can take advantage of when trading in their games, but here are some important factors that you should keep in mind the next time you’re […]

Epic 12 Minute Battlefield Hardlines Trailer Reveals All 

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Electronic Arts’ Battlefield Hardline may have recently been delayed to sometime next year, but that isn’t stopping users from learning more about all the features being packed into the game or even the opening of the game’s story. At Gamescom 2014, Electronic Arts revealed an epic trailer that takes users deep into the game. The entire 12-minute trailer isn’t some two or three-minute look at a […]

Stunning New Xbox One Limited Edition Call of Duty Console Revealed

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Early adopters of Microsoft’s Xbox One entertainment console had just one version  to choose from if they made their purchase last year. Now, the Xbox One ecosystem is stuffed full of special edition consoles and accessories. Joining those is the Xbox One Limited Edition Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Bundle Microsoft announced this morning at […]

Xbox One Updates Will Add Streaming TV & More Must-Haves

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Microsoft is plugging the holes in the Xbox One experience, announcing a new media player app that’ll allow the Xbox One to understand dozens of new formats and a new streaming television system based around the Xbox One Digital TV Tuner dongle announced this past week. Microsoft revealed the changes coming to the Xbox One’s software […]

How to Watch Microsoft’s Gamescom 2014 Xbox Media Briefing

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No longer content with just making big announcements at each year’s E3 trade show, Microsoft is teasing a ton of exciting announcements coming during Gamescom 2014, the world’s largest video game conference and event. Here’s how you can watch Microsoft’s Gamescom 2014 Xbox Media Briefing live. According to a post on Microsoft’s Xbox Wire news […]

EA Access Launches on the Xbox One

Play before the Madden release with EA Access.

Electronic Arts, makers of such famous gaming franchises as Madden NFL, is finally ready to let everyone with an Xbox One try out its EA Access subscription service. That’s the same service that’ll let Xbox One owners download digital copies of Battlefield 4, FIFA 14, Madden NFL 25 and Peggle 2 for just $4.99 a […]

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Multiplayer & Early Access Revealed

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Since earlier this summer Activision, makers of the Call of Duty franchise, have been showing off what Xbox One and PS4 users can expect from Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s detailed story. Now, the company is finally revealing the tricks, gadgets and weapons users can expect in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s robust multiplayer experience. […]

Deal Gives MacBook Air Users Up To $650 to Switch to Surface Pro 3

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Earlier this morning Microsoft debuted a new advertisement that compares its Surface Pro 3 2-in-1 to Apple’s MacBook Air laptop. In that ad, the Surface Pro 3 wins because of its powerful processor, touch screen and included pen input. Now it seems Microsoft is ready to drive that message home, offering owners of the MacBook […]

Microsoft Moves on to MacBook Air in Latest Dissing Ad

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For the longest time, Microsoft has focused on bashing the iPad with its numerous ad campaigns, but now it’s moving onto the MacBook Air in the company’s latest Surface Pro 3 ads. A total of three 30-second ads have been released that compare Apple’s MacBook Air with Microsoft’s latest Surface Pro 3 hybrid tablet/laptop, and […]

Xbox 360 Vs Xbox One: What Still Matters

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Microsoft’s Xbox One receives the lion share of user’s attention these days. It’s hard not to understand why that is, the Xbox One is the latest console to come from Microsoft. That alone makes it much more viable as a gaming machine than say the Xbox 360. On the other hand, the Xbox 360 is […]