Should You Buy a Kinect 2 Sensor for Your Xbox One?

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

A year ago, the Xbox One was more than just the wireless controller and giant black box that now sells for $399. At the time, it was important to Microsoft that every single one of the consoles it sold had a Kinect 2 sensor. The Xbox One wasn’t just a video game machine and the […]

HBO Go Arrives on the Xbox One

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Microsoft spent the better of the Xbox One’s first year on store shelves improving on the console’s software and throwing in new software features voted on by its community. Its final software act of the season doesn’t involve new gaming features or key upgrades to how the system works though. HBO Go has finally arrived […]

How to Set Xbox One Backgrounds

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With the last few software updates of the year, Microsoft has added key customization features to the Xbox One. Just a few months ago, about the only thing that users could do to customize their Xbox One Start Screen was pin a few apps to the far left. Those app shortcuts could be rearranged and […]

Xbox One Buying Guide – What Xbox One Games Should You Buy?

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Despite Microsoft now not advertising anything else, the Xbox One is an entertainment console. For the better that means that users can expect to enjoy music, television shows on Microsoft’ next generation console. For the purposes of this portion of the buying guide, you can forget all about everything that doesn’t involve playing a video […]

Xbox One Buying Guide – Which Xbox One Should You Buy? 

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With the winter holidays quickly approaching around the world, the time for purchasing the things you’ve wanted all year is coming up. During the holidays there are all sorts of deals on just about everything — including Microsoft’s Xbox One entertainment console. Despite all of the first-year predictions from gaming-focused outlets, this generation of console games […]

3 Xbox One Tips and Tricks That Rock

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Microsoft’s Xbox One console is roughly a month away from its first birthday and it’s barely recognizable. Hardware-wise the Xbox One has gotten a few makeovers. After launching last year in just black for $499, there’s now more choice. Don’t want a Kinect 2 sensor? Users can purchase the $399 Xbox One. Don’t like black? […]

New Xbox One Update Brings Backgrounds & More

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A new software update for the Xbox One is coming and after months of users requesting it, Microsoft says it’s added the ability for users to assign images and colors as their Start Screen background. Microsoft announced the new background customization options among other things, in an update on its Xbox Wire news blog late […]

Xbox One Update With Friends & More Arrives

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Microsoft is updating its Xbox One entertainment and gaming console with a new friends area, DLNA media streaming and an army of small fixes. Microsoft said that it began deploying what most are calling the October Xbox One Update last night. Members of the Xbox One Preview Program have had this update for some time, […]

Assassin’s Creed Unity Xbox One Bundle Confirmed

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Microsoft is giving potential Xbox One buyers choices stacked on top of other choices this holiday season. After confirming a special edition Sunset Overdrive edition Xbox One and another custom painted Xbox One for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, today Microsoft revealed another Xbox One bundle. The Assassin’s Creed Unity Xbox One bundle will arrive on […]

Key Updates Could Leave the PS4 Behind the Xbox One

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Microsoft’s Xbox One console hasn’t yet conquered territory in the game space held by Sony’s PS4 gaming console, but the company is continuing to reward early adopter’s faith with frequent software updates and feature fixes. Microsoft hasn’t officially announced when it’ll arrive, but at least one new update will allow users to capture screenshots from […]

The Xbox One Gets Even Better Than the PS4 With Plex

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Microsoft’s Xbox One console is about to move in further past Sony’s PS4 when it comes to getting content other than games in your living room. Earlier today, Plex announced a new app that’ll allow users to get their own media off their hard drives and onto the Xbox One even easier than they can […]

Best Xbox One Games Still Coming in 2014

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It’s hard to believe that the Xbox One, Microsoft’s next-generation gaming console has been on store shelves and ready for users to purchase for an entire year. It feels like just yesterday, Microsoft was building a tent on its Redmond campus and promising users of a future where the games that they enjoy could be […]

Xbox One Deal Includes Free Game

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Xbox One deals are becoming more commonplace as we approach the holiday shopping season. Just a few weeks after Microsoft itself revealed an offer that gave users one free game of their choice with the purchase of the console, Wal-Mart is offering an Xbox One deal of its very own. Wal-Mart’s Xbox One deal is […]

Rare Halo: The Master Chief Collection Deal Arrives

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An all-too rare deal that allows users to save a bit on a physical copy of Halo: The Master Chief Collection has surfaced over at New Egg, an online retailer with roots in the computer hardware space. When the rare Halo: The Master Chief Collection deal first began is unclear, but as of right now, New […]

October Xbox One Update Revealed

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Microsoft is improving multitasking and video streaming in the October Xbox One Update, the latest software refresh being sent out to members of the Xbox One Preview Program. Microsoft announced a ton of changes coming in the October Xbox One Update last night, shortly before it began sending that update out to a select group […]

Xbox One Deals Kick Start Holiday Shopping Today

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Make no mistake, holiday shopping seems to have kicked off early this year for those considering purchasing an Xbox One. New deals on Microsoft’s gaming and entertainment console are making it a terrific time to save in preparation for the holiday season. It was Microsoft itself that kicked off this flurry of Xbox One deals. […]

Microsoft Reveals the Ultimate Destiny Deal for Xbox One Buyers

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With just a week left until Destiny arrives on store shelves many believed that release day would arrive without a single high-profile deal that doesn’t involve trading in older games. Microsoft has solved that particular problem for Xbox One buyers. This morning the company announced an epic bombshell of a Destiny deal. Users who purchase an Xbox […]

Microsoft Stuns With Xbox One Free Forza 5 Weekend

Forza 5 is one of the best titles showcasing the Xbox One's graphics and gaming muscle.

Microsoft is finally adding some unique value to users of its Xbox One console and subscribers of its Xbox Live gaming service. Today, the company announced that users will be able to play Forza 5 for the Xbox One completely free – provided they have an active Xbox Live Gold subscription. Microsoft stunned gamers earlier this […]

The PS4 vs Xbox One – What Matters Now

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It’s 2014 and we’ve finally made it through the launch period of the first new generation of gaming and entertainment systems in almost a decade. We’re only eight months into this console generation. You’d think that in the short time that has passed since launch there wouldn’t be a ton of difference in how the PS4 […]

How To Share Xbox One Games with Friends

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Originally, Microsoft’s Xbox One console would have allowed users to loan out parts of their library to friends and family. That original plan didn’t pan out, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t a way for you to still share your Xbox One games with your friends and family. Sharing games with friends is a time-honored ritual. […]