The Xbox One Is Massive, But It’ll Get Smaller


*+-From the photos, you can’t really tell just how big the Xbox One console is, but when you compare side-to-side with the Xbox 360, the Xbox One is an absolute boat. This really isn’t a major issue, but for those who already have trouble fitting their Xbox 360 into their home entertainment center, the Xbox […]

How to Use Your Logitech Harmony Remote with Xbox One


*+-On the day that the Xbox One was officially launched, Logitech announced that its Harmony line of universal remote controls will work with the new gaming console, allowing you to fully control your Xbox One using a traditional TV remote control method. This can come especially in handy when you use your Xbox One for […]

Xbox One Headset: The Accessory No One Is Talking About

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*+-For the first time in Xbox history, an Xbox console comes with a headset bundled in by default. The Xbox One sadly doesn’t come with two controllers, but Microsoft thinks they can make it up with an included headset, and it’s easy to see why: the Xbox One relies on voice chat more than the […]

Xbox One Kinect Gets Its Own Proper Teardown


*+-The Xbox One Kinect sensor is pretty unique, and it’s the first time that Microsoft used in-house technology for the Kinect (previously, a company called PrimeSense worked on the Xbox 360 Kinect). While the new Kinect is essentially a part of the Xbox One console (as it comes with the system by default), the folks […]

Xbox 360 Black Friday Sales Now Live, Up to 75% Off on Games

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*+-Microsoft has begun its Xbox Live sales for the Xbox 360 today and they will last until next week on December 2. All week long, you’ll be able to buy games from the Xbox Live Arcade, as well as Games on Demand, with one-day sales also happening on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. All week […]

Xbox One Costs $471 to Build, $90 More Than PS4


*+-If you’re wondering why the Xbox One costs $100 more than the PlayStation 4, it’s because the Xbox One costs more money to manufacturer. According to AllThingsD, it costs $471 to build one Xbox One console, whereas the PS4 costs $381. This means that it costs $90 more to make an Xbox One console compared […]

Xbox One Owners with Faulty Systems Will Get a Free Game


*+-After reports over the weekend that numerous Xbox One consoles were experiencing disc drive failures, Microsoft has announced that it will replace these faulty consoles free of charge and will also give the owners a free Xbox One game for their troubles: either Dead Rising 3, Forza Motorsport 5, Ryse: Son of Rome or Zoo Tycoon. […]

How To Prepare For An Xbox One Arrival

The Xbox One release date starts at midnight.

*+-We’re now only hours away from the Xbox One, Microsoft’s next-generation entertainment console, hitting store shelves. Across the country users who pre-ordered – and those who didn’t – are lining up to be among the first to get their hands on the console’s upgraded graphics, controller and upgraded Kinect sensor. Before you head to your […]

Here’s How To Watch the Xbox One Release Parties

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*+-There are just hours left until Microsoft launches the Xbox One, and the company is billing the event as its biggest launch yet. That being said, users waiting to pick up their pre-orders at the local electronics retail store don’t necessarily need to miss all the of that action. Here’s how to watch the Xbox […]

Xbox One Gets Dissected, Reveals Replaceable Hard Drive


*+-Following the dissection of the PlayStation 4 last week, the Xbox One is getting its turn on the surgical table by the folks at iFixit, and much like Sony’s gaming system, Microsoft’s console is fairly easy to take apart. All it takes is a bit of prying to take off the side grille and then […]

Microsoft To Deliver YouTube App in time for Xbox One Release

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*+-The Xbox One, Microsoft’s next-generation entertainment system, will launch with a native YouTube experience after all. Microsoft shared the surprise news in a blog post on Xbox Wire this afternoon. Noting that the unannounced application would be in the Xbox Store in time for users to download it on launch day. Unfortunately, it seems that […]

Microsoft Says Lack of Xbox One Storage Management Feature is a Feature

We could see some problems on the Xbox One release date.

*+-Until now, industry insiders had assumed that Microsoft’s Xbox One console would allow users to simply and easily manage what is stored on its 500GB hard drive. However, new reports have confirmed that isn’t the case, and a statement released by Microsoft is effectively declaring the lack of a storage management feature a feature itself. […]

Best Buy Opening Early for Xbox One Release

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*+-Best Buy will open its stores two hours early to celebrate the Xbox One release this Friday. The United States largest electronics retailer announced the move this morning, via a press release that also indicated the company would have plenty of controllers, games and other accessories for the Xbox One Release. Opening its stores early […]

Microsoft Claims to be ‘Overloaded’ with Xbox One Launch Games

Users will be able to purchase Call of Duty Ghosts for the Xbox 360 and then trade it later for a version for the Xbox One.

*+-If there’s anything Microsoft wants buyers of its Xbox One console to take away from its pre-release public relations push, it’s that users can expect a steady stream of games during the console’s first year on the market. Head of Microsoft Studios, Phil Spencer talked up the company’s upcoming portfolio of titles during an interview […]

Xbox One Reviews Are In: Good, but Not Great


*+-The Xbox One is nearing its official launch date on November 22, and just a couple days before the big event, reviews of the new console are flowing in. Overall, many reviewers say that it’s a good console from Microsoft, but it still needs a lot of work before it can be great. In fact, […]

Xbox One Release Date Pre-Orders Still Available from Amazon

You can still order an Xbox One release date console from Amazon, starting early Wednesday morning.

*+-The Xbox One release date is Friday and while the Xbox One Day One edition is hard to find it isn’t impossible to sneak in a final Xbox One Pre-Order with a promised Xbox One release date delivery. Most retailers stopped taking Xbox One pre-orders last month, but Amazon is running a special Xbox One […]

5 Xbox One Features You’ll Love

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*+-Despite what you may or may not have heard, Microsoft Xbox One isn’t a next-generation gaming console. Instead of only focusing on video games, Microsoft has managed to pack so many features into the Xbox One that it should be called what it is: a next-generation entertainment console. It’s because the Xbox One can be […]

Should I Trade in my Xbox 360 for an Xbox One?

GameStop has gamers covered if they can't wait for the Xbox One release date to play the latest games.

*+-There are just days left until Microsoft’s Xbox One console arrives on store shelves. While there is a large group of users who will come to this device without ever having played with an Xbox before, there’s an bigger group of users who have. It’s these users that have likely purchased dozens of games, spent […]

Microsoft Shares More Details About Twitch on Xbox One

Twitch on the Xbox One.

*+-The Xbox One will allow Twitch users to record and share their own gameplay via the social network, but it won’t let them do it live like Sony’s PlayStation 4. That’s according to Microsoft, who shared more details about Twitch for the Xbox One in a post on Xbox Wire. While it’s unlikely that users […]

Xbox One Launch Title Reviews Hit As Launch Inches Closer

Early reviews haven't been too kind about Crimson Dragon.

*+-With just a few sun rises left until Microsoft begins its Xbox One entertainment console, users are understandably excited. Today marks the first wave of reviews for the Xbox One’s launch titles, and if the review scores of those games are any indication, the first batch of games for the Xbox One may be a […]