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Sony Offering PS4 Bundle With Dying Light and The Last of Us: Remastered for Less Than $430

Sony Offering PS4 Bundle With Dying Light and The Last of Us: Remastered for Less Than $430

Sony is offering quite the PS4 bundle on Amazon right now: for those who purchase the system, you can net both The Last of Us: Remastered and Dying Light for only $429.99: ...Read More

New EA-Centric Sale Gives Discounts on Titanfall, Battlefield 4, Dragon Age: Inquisition, and More on Xbox One

New EA-Centric Sale Gives Discounts on Titanfall, Battlefield 4, Dragon Age: Inquisition, and More on Xbox One

With the east coast USA currently under the siege of a major winter storm and many schools and offices under a snow day, today might just be the ...Read More

Microsoft CEO Promises “Mindblowing Experiences” With HoloLens; Optimistic About Xbox and Windows 10

Microsoft CEO Promises “Mindblowing Experiences” With HoloLens; Optimistic About Xbox and Windows 10

During the financial conference call for investors and analyst related for the second quarter of the Fiscal Year 2015, Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella and Chief Financial Officer ...Read More

6.6 Million Xbox One and Xbox 360 Shipped in Latest Fiscal Quarter; Microsoft Announces Strong Results

6.6 Million Xbox One and Xbox 360 Shipped in Latest Fiscal Quarter; Microsoft Announces Strong Results

At the closure of the New York Stock Exchange, Microsoft announced its financial result for the second quarter of fiscal year 2015, ended on December 31st. ...Read More

Lady Hammerlock Comes as a Playable Character in New DLC for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel!

Lady Hammerlock Comes as a Playable Character in New DLC for Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel!

Borderlands took players to the moon for the very first time with the series’ latest entry Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel!, and now the game’s latest DLC will also include ...Read More

Xbox Launches Super-Weird Marketing Campaign Creating Sick Notes that Would Get You Fired

Xbox Launches Super-Weird Marketing Campaign Creating Sick Notes that Would Get You Fired

At times marketing produces some very weird results, and that’s arguably the case of the latest marketing campaign launched by Microsoft, named Xbox Sick Note. ...Read More

Bungie Set to Address Loot Systems and Rewards in Destiny’s House of Wolves Expansion; Says Mistakes “Will Not Be Repeated”

Bungie Set to Address Loot Systems and Rewards in Destiny’s House of Wolves Expansion; Says Mistakes “Will Not Be Repeated”

After releasing in September of last year, Destiny has easily been one of the most polarizing new releases for the current generation of consoles with its multiplayer-oriented reward ...Read More

Gearbox Software’s Randy Pitchford Comments on Borderlands 1 for Current-Gen, Port Depends on Success of The Handsome Collection

Gearbox Software’s Randy Pitchford Comments on Borderlands 1 for Current-Gen, Port Depends on Success of The Handsome Collection

While remasters and re-releases have been cropping up more and more on current-gen consoles each month, the recently-announced Borderlands: The Handsome Collection perhaps may top them all with ...Read More

DirectX 12: You’ll Be Able to Test it Yourself Against DirectX 11 and Mantle, and See how Effective it Is

DirectX 12: You’ll Be Able to Test it Yourself Against DirectX 11 and Mantle, and See how Effective it Is

At the Windows 10 keynote, Microsoft showcased a benchmark to demonstrate how DirectX 12 allows developers to add complexity to a scene without frame rate grinding to a halt, compared to DirectX 11. ...Read More

Microsoft Finally Reveals the Fate of Xbox’s Super-Cool IllumiRoom

Microsoft Finally Reveals the Fate of Xbox’s Super-Cool IllumiRoom

Remember IllumiRoom? The technology shown by Microsoft Research that used Kinect to “extend” the screen of Xbox games beyond the TV and into the rest of the room back in 2013? ...Read More

DirectX 12 Will Bring “New Goodness” to Hardware You Own; a “Huge Chunk” of Games Won’t Need Custom Work

DirectX 12 Will Bring “New Goodness” to Hardware You Own; a “Huge Chunk” of Games Won’t Need Custom Work

There has been a lot of discussion on the effects DirectX 12 will bring to existing and new hardware, and Xbox Live Operations Manager Eric Neustadter gave more ...Read More

Phil Spencer: DirectX 12 Impact Will Depend on The Game; Promises Details and Clarifies on Streaming

Phil Spencer: DirectX 12 Impact Will Depend on The Game; Promises Details and Clarifies on Streaming

Today Xbox Division Head Phil Spencer is on a roll, and is continuing to respond to questions from the fans on Twitter, providing interesting details about what we ...Read More

Dying Light Global Launch Date Announced, “Be the Zombie” Multiplayer Pack Available on All Platforms for Free

Dying Light Global Launch Date Announced, “Be the Zombie” Multiplayer Pack Available on All Platforms for Free

After their upcoming zombie survival title, Dying Light, was delayed, Techland finally has some good news — a global launch date for digital versions has been revealed, as ...Read More

Take a Look at Xbox App Running off Windows 10

Take a Look at Xbox App Running off Windows 10

Here’s an early look at the Xbox App for Windows 10. Friends lists, cross-play and game DVR improvements are only some of the neat things coming to Xbox App. ...Read More

Phil Spencer Comments on Accessing Your 360 Games on Xbox One, PC-Xbox One Cross-Play Controls and More

Phil Spencer Comments on Accessing Your 360 Games on Xbox One, PC-Xbox One Cross-Play Controls and More

Xbox Division head Phil Spencer has been quite active in responding the questions from the fans, and he posted another round of answers on Twitter. ...Read More

Meet the Person Who Solved Sunset Overdrive’s Greatest Mystery

Meet the Person Who Solved Sunset Overdrive’s Greatest Mystery

I really want that chair. See how Insomniac rewarded the person who decoded Sunset Overdrive’s secret message. ...Read More

Kingdom Hearts Designer Tai Yasue Says 1.5 and 2.5 HD Remakes Were “A Good Learning Experience” for Developing Kingdom Hearts III

Kingdom Hearts Designer Tai Yasue Says 1.5 and 2.5 HD Remakes Were “A Good Learning Experience” for Developing Kingdom Hearts III

At E3 2013, the world got its very first reveal (and confirmation) that the long-awaited Kingdom Hearts III would finally be making its way into the hands of ...Read More

Microsoft Wants to Make the Xbox One “Even More Capable” With Low Level CPU Optimization

Microsoft Wants to Make the Xbox One “Even More Capable” With Low Level CPU Optimization

While it won’t have an effect as dramatic as on PC, the advent of DirectX 12 should bring a measure of improvement in the efficiency of ...Read More

Grab Discounts on Sunset Overdrive, Dead Rising 3, Skyrim, and More in This Week’s Xbox Live Deals with Gold

Grab Discounts on Sunset Overdrive, Dead Rising 3, Skyrim, and More in This Week’s Xbox Live Deals with Gold

Though the early winter months are typically a sparse time of the year with little in the way of new game releases, there’s always a good time to ...Read More

EA Access Will Offer Subscribers a First Shot at Battlefield: Hardline

EA Access Will Offer Subscribers a First Shot at Battlefield: Hardline

Following a high profile delay from fall 2014 to the game’s currently-schedule release in March 2015, Battlefield: Hardline is among one of the most-anticipated big releases coming this ...Read More

DmC: Devil May Cry Definitive Edition Gets Brand New Gameplay Footage at Breakneck 1080p/60fps

DmC: Devil May Cry Definitive Edition Gets Brand New Gameplay Footage at Breakneck 1080p/60fps

Coming off the wave of current remasters, rereleases, and reimaginings, the well-received reboot DmC: Devil May Cry is heading back onto current-gen consoles with some new tricks up ...Read More

David Belle, Co-Founder of Pakour, Teams Up With Techland for Dying Light

David Belle, Co-Founder of Pakour, Teams Up With Techland for Dying Light

Techland revealed a new video showcasing their partnership with David Belle, one of the founders of Parkour, for the upcoming zombie-survival title Dying Light. ...Read More

Xbox One’s Own “Remote Play” Lets Microsoft Seize the Initiative; Might Force Sony to React

Xbox One’s Own “Remote Play” Lets Microsoft Seize the Initiative; Might Force Sony to React

When Phil Spencer walked on stage today at the Windows 10 keynote, he had the face of a bomber pilot ready to drop some big ones, and there’s no denying it: he did. ...Read More

Xbox’s Phil Spencer Commits to Put the Gamer at The Center of Every Experience, Promises More for GDC

Xbox’s Phil Spencer Commits to Put the Gamer at The Center of Every Experience, Promises More for GDC

During the Windows 10 keynote hosted by Microsoft, Xbox Division Head Phil Spencer delivered a stirring speech in which he committed to put gaming at the center of ...Read More

Watch a DirectX 12 vs Direct X 11 Video Comparison, Showing up to 50% Performance Increase

Watch a DirectX 12 vs Direct X 11 Video Comparison, Showing up to 50% Performance Increase

During the Windows 10 Keynote Xbox Division Head Phil Spencer introduced a video comparison showcasing the performance of the upcoming DirectX 12 API pitched against the current DirectX 11. ...Read More

Fable Legends Coming to Windows on Top of Xbox One Release

Fable Legends Coming to Windows on Top of Xbox One Release

During the Windows 10 keynote, Microsoft announced that Fable Legends will also come to Windows on top of the previously announced Xbox One release. ...Read More

Microsoft Announces Xbox App for Windows 10, Cross-Platform MP and Xbox Streaming on PC

Microsoft Announces Xbox App for Windows 10, Cross-Platform MP and Xbox Streaming on PC

During the Windows 10 keynote Microsoft announced the Xbox App for Windows 10, which will basically bring the Xbox One social experience and more to the new operating System. ...Read More

Halo’s Cortana Will Run on Windows 10, as Windows 7 and 8 Users Will Get the Upgrade for Free

Halo’s Cortana Will Run on Windows 10, as Windows 7 and 8 Users Will Get the Upgrade for Free

Microsoft just announced that Halo-born AI Cortana will run on Windows 10.

The “personal assistant” will run on every Windows 10 device, “she”will learn about you and she ...Read More

Microsoft Shows Augmented Reality Headset Concept Interacting with Xbox One

Microsoft Shows Augmented Reality Headset Concept Interacting with Xbox One

During the Windows 10 Briefing, Microsoft showcased something definitely interesting. A concept of what seems to be an Augmented Reality or a Virtual Reality headset interacting with an Xbox One and a tablet. ...Read More

Sunset Overdrive Gets Limited Time Discount on Xbox Live, Adds Three New Achievements

Sunset Overdrive Gets Limited Time Discount on Xbox Live, Adds Three New Achievements

Coming well into the holiday rush of last year, Microsoft’s brand new IP Sunset Overdrive burst into the room with energy drink-fueled craziness with a rambunctious art style ...Read More

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