Xbox One Day One Pre-Orders Return to GameStop

The Xbox One release date is safe for Day One editions, says Microsoft.

Users looking to pick up Microsoft’s next-generation Xbox One entertainment console before next year should act now. GameStop has reopened Day One pre-orders for the device, however there is no telling how long supplies will last. The return of pre-orders at GameStop comes as users are struggling to find ways to get their hands on […]

Microsoft Shows Off How It Enhanced Kinect for Xbox One

The Xbox One release could bring shortages thanks to a new Kinect sensor.

Microsoft’s redesigned Xbox One console itself might attract more attention from users looking forward to upgrading in November, but the console’s upgraded Kinect Sensor is also an engineering feat in its own right according to Microsoft. This past week, Microsoft detailed what it took to get the Xbox One’s Kinect sensor – which comes with every […]

GTA 5 Online Fix for Xbox 360 Arrives, But Issues Remain

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Rockstar issued a title update for Grand Theft Auto 5 early this morning, a title update that should serve as a GTA 5 Online fix for those on Xbox 360 who have been dealing with an assortment of issues since the game launched earlier this week. Two days ago, Rockstar announced that it was working […]

Come and See the Xbox One

Watch the Xbox One unboxing video to see one of 20 current production Xbox One units in retail packaging.

Microsoft’s next-generation Xbox One console is still about two months away from arriving on store shelves, however users don’t have to wait until launch day to check out the console. That is, as long as they live near one of the stops on Microsoft’s Xbox One Tour. The company is kicking off a nationwide tour for […]

Xbox One Kinect Can Listen to Two People Talking at Once

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The new Xbox One Kinect sensor can understand and differentiate two people talking at the same time, according to a report from Polygon, where Microsoft’s Phil Harrison confirmed the feature during a talk at the Eurogamer Expo in London. The new Kinect will be able to tell two users’ voices apart and can process dialogue, when […]

Xbox Fitness Announced for Xbox One

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Microsoft is aiming to replace Nintendo’s deceased Wii Fit by introducing Xbox Fitness, which is a new online workout program that will come with every Xbox Live subscription, but will only work with the Xbox One. Essentially, the goal of Xbox Fitness is to get you in shape using a series of interactive workout videos, […]

Why the Xbox One Makes A Gift for the Entire Family

Watch the Xbox One unboxing video to see one of 20 current production Xbox One units in retail packaging.

When Microsoft debuted its next Xbox One console earlier this year, gamers hit the roof. Many of them took to social networks like Twitter and Facebook, demanding that Microsoft change the console’s direction and appeal more to what many referred to as the “hard-core gaming crowd”. That is, users who primarily use consoles to play video games. […]

Grand Theft Auto 5 Leaks Out, Microsoft Throws the Banhammer

Pick up free weapons at any gun shop in GTA 5 single player mode.

Grand Theft Auto 5 doesn’t officially release until next Tuesday, but some folks have claimed to already gotten copies of the game, and they’re turning around and selling them on eBay for a big profit. For example, this PlayStation 3 copy was sold for $500, and the seller is guaranteeing Saturday delivery on September 14 […]

Play the Xbox One Way Ahead of Release at Select Microsoft Stores

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The Xbox One doesn’t launch until November 22, but Microsoft has been putting the new console on display in its stores since late last month. However, it’s been behind glass like a piece of treasure, and has remained unplayable for shoppers, but the company will be giving eager gamers the chance to play with the […]

Xbox One Dashboard Video Leak Shows Off New Interface

The Xbox One release date window narrows to between the PS4 release date and Black Friday.

Microsoft began shipping its Xbox One consoles to retailers last week, so it would only be a matter of time before the new console showed up in the wild. As expected, a video from someone who has an Xbox One in their possession shows off the interface of the Xbox One’s dashboard with some of […]

Why the Xbox 360 Is Still Worth Buying

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The Xbox One is right around the corner, and it promises to bring a better gaming experience this time around, with all-new games and better graphics. However, Microsoft is also still focusing much of its energy on the eight-year-old Xbox 360, which the company just updated with a new design at E3 in June during its […]

Microsoft Talks About Upgrades to SmartGlass App for Xbox One and Xbox 360

The upgraded SmartGlass experience users can expect on the Xbox One.

The Xbox One’s November 22nd launch date might still be a bit far off on most users’ calendar, but that isn’t stopping the company from announcing the unique experiences users can expect when the device launches – specifically on their smartphone. In a new post, Microsoft is finally detailing the new features it plans to […]

New Xbox One Ad Focuses on Sports, Not Gaming

The Xbox One release date window narrows to between the PS4 release date and Black Friday.

One of the first Xbox One ads is out, and it actually doesn’t focus on gaming, but rather on sports — the NFL to be specific. During Microsoft’s initial unveiling of the Xbox One, the company flaunted its partnership with the National Football League and packed the new console with tons of NFL features, such […]

Is Now the Time to Buy an Xbox 360?

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With Microsoft’s announcement that users can expect the Xbox One on November 22nd, many gamers, and parents of gamers are asking themselves the question informed users always ask: “Is now the right time to buy an Xbox 360?” I’d say that due in some part to the console’s age and just how much more of […]

Best Buy Also Extending Xbox One Game Trade-In Offer

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

Users looking to pick up an Xbox One on November 22nd now have another reason to purchase their favorite games for the Xbox 360, even though the Xbox One launch is quickly approaching. Best Buy has announced a new trade-in deal that will allow its customers to upgrade from Xbox 360 versions of their favorite […]

Xbox One Release Date Finally Confirmed

The Xbox One release date window narrows to between the PS4 release date and Black Friday.

Microsoft finally shared the Xbox One release date with eager gamers, confirming the Xbox One will be in stores one week after the PS4 release and a week before Black Friday. Microsoft is now confirming that users will be able to purchase the Xbox One on store shelves beginning November 22nd, the week after Sony […]

Xbox One to Support Up to 8 Controllers, No Word if Games Will

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When Microsoft’s Xbox One debuts this fall or winter, users will be able to play along an unprecedented eight number of players on their console. Instead of a formal announcement of the news, the ability to connect eight controllers to the Xbox One surfaced on the product detail page for the Xbox One controller on […]

Skype on Xbox One: A Feature The PS4 Can’t Match

The Xbox One will still hit 13 regions in November.

Microsoft might have already shared a little about the Skype voice chat that is integrated into the Xbox One, but until now that company hadn’t actually shared any real audio to back up its claim that the Xbox One’s communication systems system bests that of the Xbox 360 and possibly the PlayStation 4. According to a […]

Sega Brings Kinect-Like Motion Detection to iPad With ‘Dance Off’ Game

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Sega is looking to debut its first motion controlled game for Apple’s iPad tablet that would deliver a similar gaming interaction using motion as Microsoft’s Kinect camera accessory. By using the iPad’s camera along with a software development package from Extreme Reality, the ‘Dance Off’ title will allow users to interact with the game using […]

Xbox One Release Date Could Beat PS4

Watch the Xbox One unboxing video to see one of 20 current production Xbox One units in retail packaging.

The Xbox One release date still isn’t set in stone though Microsoft has confirmed the console’s arrival for November. Today though, we’re hearing about a possible Xbox One release date of November 8th which, if true, would mean that the Xbox One would beat Sony’s PlayStation 4 release date of November 15th. Microsoft confirmed the […]