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Ring in the New Year With Microsoft’s Countdown to 2015 Sale on Xbox One and Xbox 360

Ring in the New Year With Microsoft’s Countdown to 2015 Sale on Xbox One and Xbox 360

2014 is drawing to a close, and while 2015 is just on the horizon, Microsoft is giving fans a great opportunity to stock up on any titles missed ...Read More

Halo: The Master Chief Collection Patch Launches Today, Fixes Matchmaking and Other Online Issues

Halo: The Master Chief Collection Patch Launches Today, Fixes Matchmaking and Other Online Issues

343 Industries posted a new update on their official blog today, outlining the full patch notes for Halo: The Master Chief Collection. ...Read More

Xbox’s Phil Spencer Reacts to NPD Sales: “Great Games and Sales for Our Industry;” E3 a Highlight and More

Xbox’s Phil Spencer Reacts to NPD Sales: “Great Games and Sales for Our Industry;” E3 a Highlight and More

Echoing Aaron Greenberg, Xbox Division Head Phil Spencer also commented on the NPD numbers released tonight, but he took a more ecumenical approach. ...Read More

Greenberg: Xbox One #1 in “Many Markets Around the World” in November; Tops Software as Well; Surprises Teased

Greenberg: Xbox One #1 in “Many Markets Around the World” in November; Tops Software as Well; Surprises Teased

Tonight Microsoft announced that Xbox One topped November hardware sales in the US and the UK, but there’s more according to Marketing head honcho Aaron Greenberg. ...Read More

Xbox One Makes a Comeback; Manages to Win November in Both the US and the UK

Xbox One Makes a Comeback; Manages to Win November in Both the US and the UK

The NPD figures are out, and this time it’s Microsoft to speak out first, announcing that the Xbox One was the top selling console in November for both the US and the UK. ...Read More

Showtime Anytime Brings Homeland, Dexter, Shameless, and More to Xbox One With New App

Showtime Anytime Brings Homeland, Dexter, Shameless, and More to Xbox One With New App

Microsoft’s Xbox One is no slouch when it comes to enhancing its gameplay experience with a plethora of options for watching movies, TV shows, and other media – ...Read More

This Week’s Deals With Gold Let You Save on Peggle, Plants vs. Zombies, and More of PopCap’s Hits

This Week’s Deals With Gold Let You Save on Peggle, Plants vs. Zombies, and More of PopCap’s Hits

Though Cyber Monday (and Green Monday) have both come and gone, the deals and discounts have still been coming throughout the holiday season, and this week’s Xbox Live ...Read More

Sunset Overdrive’s Mystery of Mooil Rig Revealed

Sunset Overdrive’s Mystery of Mooil Rig Revealed

On a very special episode of Sunset TV. Xbox Live’s Major Nelson hijacks Sunset TV to tell us the details of Sunset Overdrive’s latest expansion. ...Read More

Halo: The Master Chief Collection’s Latest Update Corrects Issues with Matchmaking, Parties, and More

Halo: The Master Chief Collection’s Latest Update Corrects Issues with Matchmaking, Parties, and More

Since its launch early last month, Halo: The Master Chief Collection has been prone to a number of bugs and glitches causing issues with the game’s online modes ...Read More

Check out an Hour’s Worth of Halo 5 Gameplay

Check out an Hour’s Worth of Halo 5 Gameplay

The team over at Ready Up Live put together all the raw Halo 5 gameplay footage they have without commentary. Get comfy and take a look a ...Read More

Xbox Live Services Currently Down, Probably Due to DDOS Attack (UPDATED)

Xbox Live Services Currently Down, Probably Due to DDOS Attack (UPDATED)

Xbox Live services (namely friend lists and social serveces) are currently being impacted by an outage, making the features unavailable to players. Part of the users impacted report ...Read More

Microsoft Announces Price Cut for Xbox 360 in Japan

Microsoft Announces Price Cut for Xbox 360 in Japan

The Xbox 360 has never been what you’d define a massively succesful console in Japan, but Microsoft seem to be hoping to sell more, or at least to clear some inventory by announcing a price cut. ...Read More

Microsoft Releases Digital Gift Card For the Xbox Store in Time for the Holidays

Microsoft Releases Digital Gift Card For the Xbox Store in Time for the Holidays

Gift cards are becoming more and more popular during the holidays, but if you want to gift a shopping spree at Microsoft’s Xbox and Windows stores, you don’t need the actual “card” any more. ...Read More

It’s Way Too Early To Call a Black Friday Winner Between PS4 and Xbox One

It’s Way Too Early To Call a Black Friday Winner Between PS4 and Xbox One

Yesterday the market research firm Infoscout published its data about console purchases for Black Friday in the United States, showcasing a wide margin victory of the Xbox One, but is the competition already settled? ...Read More

Xbox One Wins Black Friday Over PS4  in the US According to Market Research Firm InfoScout

Xbox One Wins Black Friday Over PS4 in the US According to Market Research Firm InfoScout

The research firm InfoScout published their breakdown of console sales from Black Friday, and it includes some rather interesting data. ...Read More

Greenberg: “Huge Plans” and More Exclusives for Xbox One Next Year; “Over Delivering Value” This Holiday

Greenberg: “Huge Plans” and More Exclusives for Xbox One Next Year; “Over Delivering Value” This Holiday

Things seem to be going quite well for Xbox One in this heated Black Friday, with several reports of sold out shipments for the console at local stores, ...Read More

PS4 and Xbox One Battle for Black Friday Domination, and it Seems to Be Close; Wii U Is There as Well

PS4 and Xbox One Battle for Black Friday Domination, and it Seems to Be Close; Wii U Is There as Well

Black Friday is possibly the biggest shopping day in the United States, crazy post.Thanksgiving deals pulls customers to the shops and online retailers to grab consoles on the ...Read More

Are you Ready for Some Boom Ball on The Kinect?

Are you Ready for Some Boom Ball on The Kinect?

It’s like pinball with your hands. Boom Ball wants you to spend some quality time with your family by breaking things. ...Read More

The Man Who Will Lead Xbox In Japan is a 25 Year Sony Veteran

The Man Who Will Lead Xbox In Japan is a 25 Year Sony Veteran

After the resignation of Takashi Sensui, who will move to the North American headquarters, the control of the marketing of Xbox in Japan moved to the ...Read More

Microsoft Announces Resignation of Xbox Japan General Manager After Eight Years at the Helm

Microsoft Announces Resignation of Xbox Japan General Manager After Eight Years at the Helm

Today Microsoft Japan made a brief announcement disclosing that the local General Manager of Interactive Entertainment Business Takashi Sensui resigned from his position. ...Read More

This is How Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo and Many Other Developers Wish You a Happy Thanksgiving

This is How Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo and Many Other Developers Wish You a Happy Thanksgiving

Holidays are the perfect time to wish each other happiness and serenity, and Thanksgiving is no exception. Of course game developers take part in the generalized celebrations as ...Read More

E3 2015 Opens Registrations; Booths for Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo and Exhibitor List Revealed

E3 2015 Opens Registrations; Booths for Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo and Exhibitor List Revealed

It’s just Thanksgiving, but looks like it’s already time to talk E3. Registrations are now open for attendees and the first exhibitor list has been disclosed, including the booths for each company. ...Read More

Xbox Exclusive Screamride’s ESRB Rating Reveals Gameplay Details About Microsoft’s Rollercoaster Game

Xbox Exclusive Screamride’s ESRB Rating Reveals Gameplay Details About Microsoft’s Rollercoaster Game

Microsoft unveiled Screamride at Gamescom, developed by David Braben’d Fronter Developments and published by Microsoft’s own Game Studios, and the game is scheduled for release on Xbox One And Xbox 360 on March 3rd. ...Read More

New Xbox One Software Update “Close to Release;” New Version Available Now for Preview Members

New Xbox One Software Update “Close to Release;” New Version Available Now for Preview Members

While the November software update has already been released, Microsoft is continuing tomake further updates for it available for testing to preview members. Between yesterday and today, two ...Read More

Deals With Gold Prepares for Black Friday with Tons of Discounts for Xbox One and Xbox 360 Hits

Deals With Gold Prepares for Black Friday with Tons of Discounts for Xbox One and Xbox 360 Hits

As the holidays ramp up and are just around the corner, so too does the world prepare for the busiest shopping season of the year with Black Friday ...Read More

Exploding Bodies is the Theme for the Sunset Overdrive Weapon Pack

Exploding Bodies is the Theme for the Sunset Overdrive Weapon Pack

Just in case you thought Sunset Overdrive didn’t have enough crazy weapons. See what new tools of destruction are available in Sunset Overdrive’s latest weapon pack. ...Read More

343i Studios Head Bonnie Ross Addresses Ongoing Matchmaking Issues in Halo: The Master Chief Collection

343i Studios Head Bonnie Ross Addresses Ongoing Matchmaking Issues in Halo: The Master Chief Collection

Today Bonnie Ross, Studio Head at 343 Industries, made an official statement today on the continuing online issues surrounding Halo: The Master Chief Collection: ...Read More

Xbox Holding Event with “Cool Stuff” and Giveaways Just Before PlayStation Experience in Vegas (UPDATED)

Xbox Holding Event with “Cool Stuff” and Giveaways Just Before PlayStation Experience in Vegas (UPDATED)

Las Vegas is going to be one busy city (at least more than usual from what concerns gaming) next week. There’s going to be PlayStation Experience on the ...Read More

Microsoft Trademarks Scalebound Months After Reveal; Are We Finally Going to See Something Soon?

Microsoft Trademarks Scalebound Months After Reveal; Are We Finally Going to See Something Soon?

Many have been wondering if Scalebound was announced too early. Showcased this year at E3, the game immediately entered news limbo. It surprisingly missed any kind of showing ...Read More

Xbox’s Phil Spencer Celebrates a Great Year for Both Xbox One and PS4; Looking Forward to Year Two

Xbox’s Phil Spencer Celebrates a Great Year for Both Xbox One and PS4; Looking Forward to Year Two

Today marks the first year after the release of the Xbox One, and Microsoft’s head of the Xbox division Phil Spencer is celebrating in a definitely inclusive way on Twitter. ...Read More

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