Snap Multitasking Comes to Skype on Xbox One

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Skype, Microsoft’s instant messaging and communication service has given potential Xbox One buyers one big reason to choose the more expensive Xbox One that includes the Kinect 2 sensor: multitasking. Skype announced the upgraded Skype for Xbox One app in a post on its own blog earlier today. To be clear, this multitasking doesn’t take […]

Upgrading from an Xbox 360 to an Xbox One: What You Need to Know

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Microsoft’s Xbox One console is a worthy upgrade from its previous Xbox 360 console in a lot of key ways. For casual gamers there’s the console’s upgraded graphics. Though the argument of whether the Xbox One’s games look better than the PS4’s rages on, the truth is that games on the Xbox One look more detailed […]

The $399 Xbox One: What You Need to Know

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We now have a $399 Xbox One on store shelves that on some level undermines the vision that Microsoft shared with users at its Xbox Revealed event back a year ago. Whether that’s good or bad depends on how users feel about the Kinect sensor. Originally, the idea behind the Xbox One was simple: Microsoft […]

Xbox One Hard Drive Support Coming Soon, Teases Microsoft

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As a new image released by a developer who works on the Xbox One has teased, Microsoft could be on the cusp of addressing one of the biggest complaints users have with the Xbox One and the PS4 alike: the lack of support for external hard drives. An account that’s been confirmed to belong to […]

Titanfall Companion Apps for iPhone, Android & Windows Hit Hard

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With four new applications for Titanfall developer Respawn Entertainment is extending the game’s reach into the pockets of iPhone, Android, Windows Phone and Windows 8 users. Respawn announced the new Titanfall Companion app for all major platforms today. Available immediately in the iTunes App Store, Windows Store and Google Play, the apps are more than […]

Microsoft Sets Halo 5 Release Date for 2015

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Ever since Microsoft announced its plans for the Xbox One longtime fans have wondered just when the console might see its first proper release of a Halo title. Today, Microsoft announced a new window for the Halo 5 release date  and a new formal name for the upcoming first-person shooter: Halo 5: The Guardians. A press […]

PS4 & Xbox One GTA 5 Release Possible As Rockstar Shares Plans

An Xbox One GTA 5 release and a PS4 version may arrive before March 2015.

We could see a PS4 or Xbox One GTA 5 release come before March 2015, as Rockstar confirmed that the company is working on a game for the new generation consoles in an earnings call with investors and analysts. The GTA 5 release, and the GTA Online component which keeps the cash rolling, helped Rockstar […]

PS4 Vs. Xbox One: The Xbox One Price Cut Changes Things

Should I buy an Xbox One or a PS4? The answer is complex, but price shouldn't be the only factor.

It doesn’t feel as if Microsoft and Sony launched their respective gaming consoles almost six months ago.  A lot about the Xbox One and PS4 has changed, the biggest of these changes being the new $399 Xbox One. Both consoles have started their evolution. Whereas the Xbox One was the only console to launch with […]

New Titanfall Maps & Missions Release Slated for May 15th

The Xbox One's first big exclusive title, Titanfall, launches March 11th.

Titanfall, the first-person shooter with its roots in online multiplayer experiences, may not have boosted sales of the Xbox One to where the Sony’s PS4 is, but it’s still a good game. This week developer Respawn Entertainment announced that it’d be releasing the Titanfall Expedition DLC, the first of three major planned pieces of downloadable […]

Microsoft Dumps the Kinect in First Big Xbox One Price Cut

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Microsoft is making its all-in-one entertainment console more affordable, and after a newly announced Xbox One price cut it appears it’ll hardly be able to call it an all-in-one entertainment console after all. Earlier today Microsoft formally announced that it’d would be making a lot of key changes to its Xbox One strategy. The first […]

Microsoft Could Soon Eliminate Xbox Live Gold for Netflix and Hulu

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Microsoft could be preparing to introduce yet another major shift as it aims to build the Xbox One’s reputation with digital media fans and appeal to new customers. New reports indicate Microsoft will stop requiring that users have an Xbox Live Gold subscription before they are able to stream from the apps and services they […]

Microsoft Rumored To Drop the Kinect Sensor for the Xbox One

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One market research firm believes Microsoft will unbundle the Kinect 2 sensor from its Xbox One console as it seeks to boost sales as it fights Sony’s PS4 for domination of the home console space. IDC included the prediction in a report about how it expects the video game console market to develop over the next […]

Xbox One Review: My Experience Six Months Later

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Six months ago Xbox One owners stood in the cold November air, anticipating what the console would bring. For months Xbox One owners, myself included, flocked to Microsoft’s Xbox website. We’d become acquainted with the console’s early design. Pictured ourselves playing the console’s launch day titles, become so excited about the console’s future prospects that […]

3 Awesome Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do with the Xbox One

Users will need to download the Blu-ray app for the Xbox One separately.

The Xbox One, Microsoft’s next-generation entertainment console, is like a hidden treasure box or a new foreign city. Mostly, this is because the Xbox One, like every piece of technology, is multifaceted. It’s not built to do just one thing. Instead, Microsoft made sure it packed in all the right ingredients for a long and […]

PS4 GTA 5 Rumored for E3 2014, Xbox One & PC Soon

A PS4 GTA 5 announcement may come at E3 2014, and a PC and Xbox One GTA 5 release is rumored as well.

At E3 2014 in June Sony and Rockstar may announce the PS4 GTA 5 game, with an on the stage teaser, which may signal a timed GTA 5 PS4 exclusive that will leave Xbox One fans jealous. Rockstar or Sony may announce GTA 5 at an E3 2014 event according to new rumors. E3 is […]

GameStop Delivers Blockbuster Xbox One Deals

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It hasn’t been that long since Microsoft announced the Xbox One, but already users are clamoring for a better deal on the console’s related games and accessories. Luckily for those users, GameStop seems more than happy to honor their request. GameStop is holding an exclusive sale that will see the latest in Xbox One games […]

Microsoft’s Xbox E3 2014 Media Briefing on June 9th

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

We now have an official date for when Microsoft will show off more of its future plans for the Xbox One console that arrived on store shelves late last year. This morning Microsoft announced that its holding its briefing at the Electronic Entertainment Expo on June 9th. Microsoft formally shared the exact date and time […]

Must-Have Audio Toggles & More Coming in May Xbox One Update

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Microsoft’s Xbox One gaming console isn’t even a year old – it hasn’t even been a year since Microsoft unveiled the console at its Xbox Revealed event last May. However, since its birth the console has already received a number of important updates designed to get it in fighting shape as Microsoft battles Sony’s PS4 […]

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Release Date Details & More

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It’s official. Soon Call of Duty players will also be able to climb walls and rely on armor to combat their enemies. At least that’s the impression the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Release Date trailer gives off. Franchise publisher Activision announced Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare earlier this morning in a video posted to […]

Destiny: How to Get Into the Destiny Beta & What To Expect

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Despite most gamers and gaming journalists now comparing Bungie’s upcoming Destiny game for the Xbox One and PS4 to the studio’s efforts with Halo, many console owners are very excited for the game’s release. Unfortunately for those users, Destiny was delayed earlier in its development, which means gamers need to wait longer to play. That’s […]