Tag archive for "Microsoft"

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December DLC for Halo 5: Guardians Teased

Fans of Halo 5: Guardians have known for a while that the game’s Forge mode would be added in December, as it was not included at launch. However, ...Read More

on November 23, 2015 1:04 PM
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Microsoft Celebrates 10 Years of the Xbox 360 with an Infographic of Lifetime Stats

Yesterday marked a big day for Microsoft’s Xbox 360 as the incredibly long-running console turned 10 years old on November 22nd, and Microsoft has revealed a host of ...Read More

on November 23, 2015 10:52 AM
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Xbox One Is Officially Two Years Old: Happy Birthday Xbox One!

Xbox One launched in its tier one markets on November 22nd, 2013, with big midnight launch parties on both sides of the Atlantic, in London, New York and more. ...Read More

on November 21, 2015 9:15 PM
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Xbox One Team Looking at Challenges: Wants to Make Sure that People Feel Great About Their Accomplishments

While achievements have always been a strong point among Xbox features, challenges have always taken a back seat, often proving scarcely intuitive and used, as revealed by Xbox ...Read More

on November 21, 2015 8:56 PM
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Xbox One Game Streaming on Windows 10 Is “Huge” According to Xbox Exec: Usage Is “Very High”

When Microsoft announced Xbox One game streaming on Windows 10, many wondered if people would really use it. Among them was Xbox and Windows Platform Director of Program ...Read More

on November 21, 2015 8:44 PM
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Original Xbox Backward Compatibility on Xbox One Would Be “Very Challenging;” the Team Would Love it

A while ago, Phil Spencer commented on the possibility of original Xbox backward compatibility on Xbox One, mentioning that the team had to finish Xbox 360 emulation first. ...Read More

on November 21, 2015 8:33 PM
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Afro Samurai 2: Revenge of Kuma Being Pulled from Online Platforms, Future Episodes Now Cancelled

Earlier this year, players were able to don their afros and their katanas once more in the episodic-based Afro Samurai 2: Revenge of Kuma, though unfortunately for Afro ...Read More

on November 20, 2015 11:59 AM
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Xbox Live’s Black Friday Sale is Live Now; Over 150 Digital Games, Movies, TV Shows, and More Discounted

The official countdown to Black Friday is still over a week away, and while some of the year’s biggest deals on games are around the corner, you can ...Read More

on November 20, 2015 11:09 AM
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Xbox One Bundles Will Drop as Low as $299 for Black Friday; Xbox Live Gold Goes for $1 for New Subscribers

If you’re on the market for a new Xbox One, or you’re thinking to get one of those spiffy Forza 6 or Halo 5 limited edition consoles, next ...Read More

on November 20, 2015 10:20 AM
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Microsoft Sending Special Avatar Item to New Xbox One Experience Testers: Screenshots Inside

Microsoft recently launched the New Xbox One Experience, and if you helped test it as part of the preview program, there’s one more treat for you. ...Read More

on November 19, 2015 3:09 AM
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Halo 5: Guardians Gets Big Team Battle Update Today

The previously teased “Battle of Shadow and Light” update for Halo 5: Guardians goes live on Xbox One today, adding the popular Big Team Battle mode back into ...Read More

on November 18, 2015 1:54 PM
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All Your Favorite Games get big Discounts During the Xbox Store Black Friday Sale

The biggest games of the year are going on sale on your Xbox. Over 150 games are being marked up to 60% in price starting next week. ...Read More

on November 17, 2015 6:00 PM
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Microsoft Offers Details on Third-Party Support for Xbox One Elite Controller

The Xbox One Elite Controller was recently released, with a hefty $150 price tag, and quickly sold out at most major retailers. Hardcore Xbox fans flocked to the ...Read More

on November 16, 2015 1:14 PM
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Create Your Own Custom Xbox One Background Theme with a Template Thanks to Microsoft

Xbox One has had the ability for users to create, upload, and share custom backgrounds on their console for quite some time, though with last week’s release of ...Read More

on November 16, 2015 11:07 AM
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Next Big Xbox One Update Coming in February as Microsoft Wants Stability for the Holidays

Microsoft finally implemented the New Xbox One Experience, and Director of Program Management Mike Ybarra gave an estimate on when the next big update will come in the ...Read More

on November 14, 2015 12:46 PM
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Microsoft Is “Making the Xbox One the Most Attractive Console to Buy Out There;” According to UK Marketing Boss

Microsoft is trying to make its Xbox One look more attractive this holiday with exclusive deals and brand new features like the newly added backwards compatibility. ...Read More

on November 14, 2015 9:29 AM
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Xbox One Backward Compatibility Ad Is Quite Cheeky, Echoes PS4’s Hilarious Used Game Video

At times Microsoft likes to be cheeky with its marketing, and that’s especially true for the British arm of the house of Xbox. Their latest stunt is an ...Read More

on November 13, 2015 5:47 AM
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Xbox One Beats PS4 in October’s NPD Thanks to Halo 5: Guardians

According to an announcement from Microsoft, Xbox One led hardware sales for October, as recorded by the data tracking firm NPD. ...Read More

on November 12, 2015 7:13 PM
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Phil Spencer: “Good and Deep Collection” Of Backwards Compatible Games Coming; Project Gotham Not Planned

Today saw the launch of Backwards Compatibility on Xbox One, and Microsoft’s Xbox Division head honcho Phil Spencer has been talking about it on Twitter. ...Read More

on November 12, 2015 4:26 PM
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Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Now Available as Microsoft Unlocks Massively Anticipated Feature

Earlier today, Microsoft released the much awaited New Xbox One Experience, but backwards compatibility for Xbox 360 games wasn’t yet unlocked. ...Read More

on November 12, 2015 2:57 PM
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Learn All About The New Xbox One Experience with Silicon Valley’s Martin Starr

Today is a big day for Xbox One owners with the official public release of the New Xbox One Experience update that will refresh the current UI and ...Read More

on November 12, 2015 10:24 AM
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New Xbox One Experience Rolling Out Right Now

Microsoft has begun rolling out downloads for the New Xbox One experience, that includes a fully revamped user interface and backwards compatibility for the first 104 Xbox 360 ...Read More

on November 12, 2015 3:06 AM
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The Stars of Broad City Prep for Adventure in Rise of the Tomb Raider’s New Promo

The latest chapter of Lara Croft’s journey in Rise of the Tomb Raider has released this week and already earned scores of critical praise, and even Comedy ...Read More

on November 11, 2015 10:06 AM
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ScreamRide, Never Alone, and More Lead this Week’s Xbox Live Deals With Gold

November is a pretty packed month for new game releases, and while games like Fallout 4 and Rise of the Tomb Raider are sure to drain your wallet ...Read More

on November 10, 2015 11:10 AM
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New Video from Microsoft Gives a Preview of Backwards Compatibility on Xbox One

After the surprising reveal at E3 2015, backwards comp ability on Xbox One will officially begin its public rollout on November 12th, 2015 with the New Xbox One ...Read More

on November 9, 2015 12:20 PM
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Get a Closer Look at Fallout 4 with Bethesda’s Pete Hines in New Interview Video with Microsoft

Fallout 4 is almost here and many are waiting with so much anticipation for the upcoming epic open-world RPG, and thanks to Microsoft and Bethesda Softworks’ VP of ...Read More

on November 9, 2015 12:10 PM
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Discover the Legend Within Rise of the Tomb Raider’s “I Shall Rise” Music Video

This week is surely a busy week in gaming with the releases of big titles like Fallout 4 and Rise of the Tomb Raider on store shelves this ...Read More

on November 9, 2015 11:52 AM
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First 104 Backwards Compatibility Games on Xbox One Announced

Today Microsoft announced the list of the first 104 Xbox 360 games that will be playable on Xbox One via backwards compatibility. ...Read More

on November 9, 2015 9:13 AM
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New Xbox One Experience Update in Preview Improves Guide Loading Times

The release of the New Xbox One Experience is drawing close, with the revolutionized user interface releasing to the public on November 12th, but today Microsoft released another update for preview members. ...Read More

on November 8, 2015 11:57 PM
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Free Fallout 3 Copy With Purchase of Fallout 4 to Last Until February

On the Xbox One store page for Fallout 4 the description has revealed that until February 8, 2015, those who purchase Fallout 4 will have access to a ...Read More

on November 8, 2015 1:57 PM