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500GB Xbox 360 hard drive coming soon

By Robert Workman, Aug 20, 2014 1:00pm PDT

The device, offering the most game space to date, will sell for $110.


"Hah, when I first read the article I thought a 500gb 360 was coming out for that price, it ..."

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Reddit app launches on Xbox One

By Robert Workman, Aug 19, 2014 10:00am PDT

Attend those celebrity chats and drum up the community, all from your console.


Microsoft's Summer of Arcade: Missing in Action

By Steve Watts, Aug 15, 2014 11:00am PDT

This summer passed us by without any Summer of Arcade or similar promotion from Microsoft, even as Sony continued its PLAY program. Why?


"I doubt the architecture change is the stumbling block. Most of these developers have been ..."

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Report: Xbox Entertainment may live on

By Steve Watts, Aug 15, 2014 9:30am PDT

Microsoft's studio is reportedly in early talks with Warner Bros., which may give the studio a second life.


Pinball FX 2 now available for Xbox One

By Robert Workman, Aug 14, 2014 7:15am PDT

It releases alongside several tables including Deadpool, Guardians of the Galaxy, and Star Wars packs.


"That's likely more on the platform holder's side of things. If these companies don't want to ..."

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Xbox One and Xbox 360 games being sold digitally on Amazon

By Robert Workman, Aug 14, 2014 6:30am PDT

Various titles are available for direct purchase for both systems.


"Id have to agree on this. It was better back in the day. Im STILL waiting for Murdered to go ..."

- rtricoche see all 5 comments

Opinion: Tomb Raider exclusivity ignores lessons learned

By Steve Watts, Aug 12, 2014 1:45pm PDT

Square Enix has agreed to make Rise of the Tomb Raider a console exclusive, after the first game should have taught it that casting a wide net is the key to success.


""Tomb Raider is a good investment, and may drive sales of XBO. " Good investment? Absolutely. ..."

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Gamescom 2014: The full recap of today's Xbox and PlayStation stories

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 12, 2014 12:20pm PDT

If you missed the Microsoft and Sony media briefings from Gamescom 2014, don't worry. Shacknews has you covered with a full recap of this morning's stories.


"I remember reading some analysis that showed that new consoles don't get a steady supply of good ..."

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New social features and other changes coming in new Xbox One update

By Robert Workman, Aug 12, 2014 6:55am PDT

The company provides details on what new features are due for the system.


"if xbone supports plex, and even has a plex app - id be in heaven. "

- k1ld0r see all 3 comments

White Xbox One bundle made official, packaged with Sunset Overdrive

By Robert Workman, Aug 12, 2014 6:10am PDT

No longer an exclusive to Microsoft employees, the white console is real.


"Ditto. Trying to decide if I get the white though, just for a change. Probably not, I like my ..."

- node see all 6 comments

Frontier teams with Microsoft on new virtual park simulator for Xbox One

By Robert Workman, Aug 12, 2014 6:00am PDT

However, that doesn't mean everything can't go horribly wrong.


"Looks kind of like Coaster Crazy Deluxe. Have to pick that up at some point. Frontier ..."

- Kolzig73 see all 4 comments

Quantum Break gameplay debuted during Xbox Gamescom press conference

By Robert Workman, Aug 12, 2014 5:59am PDT

A game that was sorely missing at E3 this year is finally showcased


"No PC version, no play. Just like with Alan Wake. Took quite many years before that came to ..."

- Kolzig73 see all 12 comments

FIFA 15 Xbox One bundle coming to Europe

By Robert Workman, Aug 12, 2014 5:15am PDT

Ultimate Team will once again have exclusive content in Ultimate Team as well.


"im still mad that EU got a free game with their xbox. US didn't get jack shit. "

- JohnnyRey see all 5 comments

Watch the full Microsoft Gamescom 2014 media briefing here

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 12, 2014 4:30am PDT

Watch the full Microsoft press conference from Gamescom 2014 and discuss everything you see here!


"I wouldn't say easily by any stretch, it definitely ranks among the lower halos for me personally."

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Microsoft bringing digital tuner adapter for Xbox One to Europe

By Robert Workman, Aug 07, 2014 3:00pm PDT

Users will be able to access TV content with this handy little device.


"Channels that don't need decryption/descrambling. Non-premium channels. "

- evildanish see all 9 comments