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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.

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"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.

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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?

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"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.

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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.

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"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.

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"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.

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""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.

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"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.

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"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.

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

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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.

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"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

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"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.

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"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!

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

- Haxim see all 69 comments

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.

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

- evildanish see all 9 comments