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Xbox One March 2016 update will be available to Preview members tomorrow

By Daniel Perez, Mar 01, 2016 7:31am PST

16-person Party Chat and the ability to purchase Xbox 360 games are just some of the improvements you can expect.


Conker's Bad Fur Day prequel 'Young Conker' revealed for Microsoft HoloLens

By Daniel Perez, Feb 29, 2016 9:20am PST

Make sure to tidy up because Young Conker will literally be inside your home soon!


"Yeah, probably not. It's a purpose built SoC based on Intel x86"

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Minecraft 1.9 update now available with drastic changes to combat

By Daniel Perez, Feb 29, 2016 8:58am PST

Combat is getting a serious upgrade in Minecraft 1.9 - Combat Update.


"yup.. console versions are almost a year behind the PC version."

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Gears of War Ultimate Edition PC Requirements leaked via Windows 10 Store listing

By Daniel Perez, Feb 23, 2016 1:20pm PST

The Windows 10 Store has Gears of War Ultimate Edition listed, which means we now know its system requirements for minimum, recommended, and 4K gaming.


"None of those systems had good specs when they launched so it's not really a surprise. "

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Xbox Games with Gold for March 2016 includes Borderlands, Lords of the Fallen, and more

By Daniel Perez, Feb 23, 2016 9:23am PST

Xbox Spain has leaked next month's lineup of free games.


"My interested was piqued until I realized Borderlands is the 360 version."

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Xbox One February Update will begin rolling out tomorrow

By Daniel Perez, Feb 18, 2016 7:55am PST

A number of social and party improvements have been made in this month's update.


"yeah, i have no clue why automatic login takes so fucking long"

- qwpeoriu see all 11 comments

Minecraft 1.9 release date revealed; pre-release patch now available

By Daniel Perez, Feb 17, 2016 1:36pm PST

Minecraft 1.9 is coming soon, but you can experience its pre-release patch as early as right now.


Minecraft gets Loot Crate-like subscription service, Mine Chest

By Daniel Perez, Feb 17, 2016 7:03am PST

We hope it's filled with more Dragon Eggs and less Coal.


"As long as they aren't stupid about inventory and over ordering it is basically free money. "

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Loot Crate gaming subscription now on sale; ships out in April 2016

By Daniel Perez, Feb 16, 2016 1:22pm PST

The LEGACY Loot Gaming crate will feature items from Bethesda, Nintendo, Microsoft, and more.


McFarlane Toys announce 7-inch Gears of War 4 figures are coming Holiday 2016

By Daniel Perez, Feb 12, 2016 12:45pm PST

Let these Gears of War 4 figures curbstomp their way into your hearts this holiday season.


Quantum Break PC version confirmed, included with Xbox One digital pre-order

By Steve Watts, Feb 11, 2016 6:30am PST

Microsoft and Remedy announced a PC version of Quantum Break today, along with a handful of goodies for those who pre-order the game and a special console bundle.


"Sales wise Halo peaked with Halo 3. I'm curious how Microsoft will turn that around and get ..."

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Red Dead Redemption availability via Xbox One backwards compatibility was made in error

By Daniel Perez, Feb 08, 2016 8:08am PST

John Marston just couldn't stay ontop of that Xbox One bucking bronco any longer.


"If quality assurance is a big thing, why did they release BC for Halo Reach? "

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Red Dead Redemption rides again via Xbox One backwards compatibility

By Daniel Perez, Feb 06, 2016 6:10pm PST

Those wanting to get back on the saddle can follow these simple steps to start playing the game right now.


"RDR on the 360 had some framerate hitches in places but hopefully those can be smoothed out. I ..."

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Microsoft envisions a future in which people watch NFL games with HoloLens

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 03, 2016 12:05pm PST

As part of its HoloLens development, Microsoft is looking into ways to tie it in with its lucrative NFL partnership. That means potentially experiencing football in a whole new way.


"I just can't wait to see all the insane next generation porn that's gonna come from this ..."

- K1Bond007 see all 13 comments

Microsoft recalls Surface Pro power cords for devices sold prior to March 2015

By Daniel Perez, Feb 02, 2016 1:57pm PST

Did you purchase that Surface Pro prior to March 2015? Then you're going to want to read if you're due a replacement power cord.


"Do not buy a surface. It's not ready for prime time. Like everything MS they need 2 years to get ..."

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