Microsoft Reveals New Winning Xbox One Ad

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The Xbox One has failed to sell more than Sony’s PS4 for months. In June Microsoft decided it would start pushing games and selling the Xbox One at $399 to stabilize its sales base. As a new ad reveals, the company is now hoping to recapture a bit of its lost swagger by galvanizing its […]

How to Clean an Xbox Controller

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Here’s how to clean the Xbox One and Xbox 360 controllers so that they’re pristine and not embarrassing the next time you have friends or family over to play a game. Keeping your Xbox controller clean is important. Sure, both consoles have a Kinect sensor that allows them to interpret hand gestures and voice commands, but […]

How to use Your iPhone to Change Channels on Your Xbox One

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The Xbox One is more than just a competent video game console. The original vision that Microsoft shared with watchers of its Xbox Revealed event put music and video entertainment on the same level as gaming. Mostly, all of this relies on the Xbox One’s Kinect 2 sensor and the HDMI pass-through port built into […]

Xbox Live Getting Facebook-like Facelift in New Xbox One Update

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When it announced the Xbox One last year, Microsoft made it clear that it planned to make significant changes to Xbox Live. As a new video reveals, many of those changes, which are coming in the Xbox One Update, will be familiar to anyone who has used Facebook in the last few years. As details […]

Destiny Companion App Arrives in Time for the Destiny Beta

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We’re mere hours away from the Destiny Beta and though the download isn’t yet available, PS4 users can kick off the festivities a bit early by download Destiny Companion, the second screen experience for the highly anticipated first-person shooter. Bungie, developer of Destiny, revealed their companion app for the game a few days ago. Just in time […]

3 Reasons Why Buying Digital Beats Xbox One & PS4 Titles on Disc

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It used to be that buying a video game console meant having to put up with a lot of little inconveniences. First there was purchasing the disc itself. Thankfully, the PS4 and Xbox One freed games from bondage. Microsoft and Sony mostly nailed the digital buying experience. With all the things that the two companies […]

Best Buy Destiny Beta Codes Missing for Many

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Gamers are worried and frustrated over the Best Buy Destiny beta code distribution one day before the Destiny beta release arrives on PS4. The PS4 Destiny beta launches one week before the Xbox version, and the only way to play is with a code that comes from pre-ordering Destiny. Best Buy Destiny beta codes are […]

Special Edition Xbox One Controller & Headset Arrives

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Earlier this year, Sony became the first of the two big entertainment console makers to reveal a special edition console with the Destiny PS4 Bundle. Now Microsoft is joining the club – sort of. Potential Xbox One buyers can’t expect a different colored version of the next-generation entertainment system, but they will be able to […]

Could Unfinished Games Be Coming to the Xbox One and PS4 Next?

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Microsoft and Sony could have plans to let developers release games in their Xbox One and PS4 stores before they’re even finished. That’s if comments about the feature being highly requested by developers are indicative of either companies’ future plans. To be clear, the report from IGN doesn’t go as far as saying that early […]

Insane Xbox One Game Deals Slash Prices Below $15

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A new collection of Xbox One game deals offer a super cheap way of building out your game collection on the Xbox One, with Call of Duty Ghosts for just $5.99 and other top games you’ll actually want to play under $15. If you picked up the $399 Xbox One and still need to catch […]

Video Narrows Release Window For Key Xbox One Feature

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A new publicity campaign for Sunset Overdrive, may have narrowed down when users can expect Microsoft’s Xbox One console to let users purchase video games on the console before they’re released on store shelves. To be clear, the video was posted by the developers creating Sunset Overdrive, not Microsoft. Still, it provides a decent time-table […]

Dust Up With Key Xbox One Feature Shows Why It’s Behind 

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Earlier today comments made by an employee who works for Microsoft indicated that Microsoft had decided not to develop a key feature that would have helped the its Xbox One console stand out from the competition and created a new generation of developers. According to the employee, users shouldn’t have expect to be able to create games using their Xbox One […]

Special Xbox One Price Cut Makes Upgrading Irresistible  

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Just weeks after announcing that it’d add a $399 Xbox One to it’s line up, Microsoft is now trying to entice potential buyers with another Xbox One price cut. Some Xbox 360 users are reporting that the company is offering them a $75 voucher after they upgrade to the Xbox One. Xbox 360 owners and visitors to community website Neogaf were […]

Final Destiny Beta Details Revealed By Bungie 

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Destiny, the first person shooter being developed by Bungie Studios, former maker of Halo, isn’t out just yet. That being said, Bungie is finally providing Xbox One and PS4 owners with the information they need to join in the Destiny Beta that’s coming soon. Activision was the first to break down all the details of the Destiny Beta earlier today in a press release. […]

Xbox One vs PS4: What Still Matters When Picking a New Console

Comparing PS4 vs Xbox One? Here are seven things buyers need to know.

Often times it seems like Microsoft’s Xbox One entertainment console and Sony’s PS4 gaming console are pretty similar. In some ways that matter they aren’t. After announcing a higher price for the Xbox One, Microsoft has spent the last five or six months throwing out everything we knew about its vision for the Xbox One. […]

How to Watch Live Television on the Xbox One

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Microsoft’s Xbox One entertainment console isn’t just a gaming box. It’s also a universal remote and input for your television set. Making the most out of the Xbox One’s live television functionality is slightly complicated. Here’s what you need to know, and what you need to do, to watch live television on the Xbox One. […]

5 Xbox One Games for the Entire Family

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Microsoft’s Xbox One console is often considered to be a console only for gamers looking for the best violent open-world or first-person shooter titles. But nothing could be further from the truth. The Xbox One is an entertainment console for the entire family. Yes, there are tons of games that let players shoot other players, drop curse words […]

Sunset Overdrive Video Features Chaos & Co-Op

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Sunset Overdrive isn’t due out for a few months, but already the game’s developer is hoping to entice users into buying the Xbox One exclusive with the details of a new cooperative mode that’ll let players team up with their friends to take down giant monsters. According to a post on Xbox Wire, users can expect […]

FIFA 15 Gameplay Video Reveals 15 Stunning Upgrades

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As a posting to Electronic Art’s YouTube profile revealed earlier today, users can expect a ton of stunning visual upgrades and changes when FIFA 15 launches on PC, the PS4 and the Xbox One later this year. Electronic Arts posted the video detailing FIFA 15 upcoming visual upgrades on its YouTube profile earlier today, inviting […]

Why Real Gamers Should Upgrade to a Xbox One Today

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The new console war has barely begun. Despite that, users are already arguing over whether the Xbox One or PS4 is the better console. What gets left in the shuffle is the Xbox 360, or more specifically: why gamers who have a perfectly working Xbox 360 gaming console should upgrade to an Xbox One. No doubt, […]