Microsoft Stuns with Forza Horizon 2 for the Xbox One & Xbox 360

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Microsoft will follow up last year’s release of Forza Motorsport 5 with a nwer version dedicated to winning over casual racing game fans. Shocking most industry insiders, users can expect to travel France competing against other users with tricked out cars in Forza Horizon 2 on both the Xbox One and Xbox 360 this fall. Though […]

3 Problems Only Xbox One and PS4 Users Have

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Its unclear what most Xbox One and PS4 users thought the next generation gaming would mean for the things they do every day. There’s the things that all now come standard with both consoles, like the ability to purchase the digital version of a game on release day, or being able to share video clips […]

Where to Buy & Pre-Order the $399 Xbox One

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In just a week Microsoft will take another big step forward when it unleashes the $399 Xbox One. It was around a year ago today that Microsoft officially announced the Xbox One. In many ways that initial console and the vision Microsoft shared in a tent on its campus that day never made it to […]

How to Enjoy Your Xbox One On The Cheap

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For better or for worse, buying a new video game console gets expensive. Take Microsoft’s console for example. Today, the Xbox One is the most expensive video game console users can buy. A brand new Xbox One with a bundled Kinect costs users $499 before tax and, depending on if the Titanfall or Forza 5 […]

Microsoft Shares Quantum Break Release Date Window and Videos

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All at once Microsoft is managing to boost excitement for its Xbox One console ahead of the Electronic Entertainment Expo and disappointing potential buyers. Today it announced that its coveted Quantum Break exclusive for the Xbox One will be stuffed to the brim with next-generation graphics and gameplay. It’s also officially confirming that Xbox One […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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

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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 […]

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

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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 […]

3 Reasons Buying an Xbox 360 Instead of an Xbox One Is A Good Idea

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Microsoft’s new Xbox One  is meant to be the only entertainment console users need. For gamers there’s a new controller, upgraded graphics capabilities and a spacious hard drive to make playing your favorite titles that much more enjoyable than on the Xbox 360. For video lovers there’s the newly integrated television experience that’s available to […]