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Top 10 Rare Games

By Greg Burke, Mar 16, 2018 4:35pm PDT

Not games that are hard to find, Rare games!


"You just had to watch out for explosions and smoke. No way I would tolerate those frame rates ..."

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You Can Now Filter Mixer Streams Based on Age Rating and Language

By Brittany Vincent, Mar 15, 2018 7:30pm PDT

Microsoft's streaming platform is aiming to make things a little easier to find if you're looking for something specific. 


12 Things I Want in Sea of Thieves

By Sam Chandler, Mar 12, 2018 11:30am PDT

Sea of Thieves offers a vast world for players to explore, but that won’t stop us from dreaming up new things we want included.


"You never know! Rare has said it will be supporting the game well after release and into the ..."

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Inside Xbox Returns As A Live News Show

By Blake Morse , Mar 06, 2018 5:01pm PST

Major Nelson is getting the band back together. 


"If their Major Nelson podcasts are anything to go by, it will be a whole lot of nothing. Also I ..."

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Sea of Thieves Could Have Been A Donkey Kong Game

By Asif Khan, Mar 02, 2018 3:30pm PST

Oh no, Asif is back with another tinfoil hat theory. This time he sets sail for Sea of Thieves with Donkey Kong?


"Eh, I don't see Nintendo ever making a big online game like Sea of Thieves. "

- jabuck see all 15 comments

Take Your Conversations On The Go With Xbox Live App's Party Chat, Available Today

By Brittany Vincent, Feb 15, 2018 12:30pm PST

Keep chatting with your Xbox Live friends on the go long after you've walked away from your console. 


Xbox One S PUBG Bundle Available for Preorder

By Charles Singletary, Feb 06, 2018 6:48am PST

Microsoft takes advantage of their console exclusivity with a deal that goes live later this month.


"It currently runs better on the OG xbox or the S then it does on the One X. Recent patch killed ..."

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Xbox Pulls Game Based on Logan Paul's Suicide-Forest Video From Marketplace

By Charles Singletary, Jan 31, 2018 1:25pm PST

A shameless cash in on a YouTuber's ridiculous stunt has been pulled from the Xbox store.


Indie Retailers Dropping Xbox Support Due To Game Pass

By Blake Morse , Jan 29, 2018 4:00pm PST

While it's a great deal for gamers, the new monthly service has some freaking out over their bottom line. 


"Indeed, most of the games are crap. I only have it because of Microsoft Rewards. "

- jabuck see all 18 comments

Microsoft Acquires Cloud Services Provider PlayFab

By Chris Jarrard, Jan 29, 2018 3:20pm PST

The Redmond giant continues to expand its online portfolio.


Happy Hour: Sea of Thieves Closed Beta Plundering For Dat Booty!

By Asif Khan, Jan 24, 2018 4:30pm PST



"listening to Crabs on stream makes me nostalgic for Thursday night Battlefield (6 drink minimum)"

- Goncyn see all 4 comments

Game Trader: Video Game and Tech Stock Ratings - 1/24/18

By Asif Khan, Jan 24, 2018 9:00am PST

Our CEO and resident financial analyst, Asif Khan, is initiating coverage on the best tech and gaming companies. Which stock will be a Super Mega Buy?


"They're selling way more physical merch in their stores these days (clothes, figures, etc). I ..."

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Xbox Game Pass Adds New Microsoft Releases Including Sea of Thieves and Crackdown 3

By Asif Khan, Jan 23, 2018 9:00am PST

Microsoft is adding some serious value to their Xbox Game Pass subscription service.


Sources Confirm Microsoft Developing A New Fable

By Blake Morse , Jan 17, 2018 3:48pm PST

Since its parent studio was shut down the fate of the beloved action RPG franchise has been in limbo. It looks like that's all about to change. 


"They must have seen me playing Fable 3 on Steam the other week and thought at least one person ..."

- Mcvittie see all 3 comments

Sea of Thieves Beta Will Close Out January

By Charles Singletary, Jan 09, 2018 12:25pm PST

The dates and times for the highly anticipated pirate adventure for PC and Xbox users are finally set in stone.


"matchmaking didn't work the time I tried the beta, so I went in alone and had no idea what I was ..."

- mrazzino see all 9 comments