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Project Totem is a new Xbox platformer that has you controlling two characters at once

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 11, 2014 6:00am PDT

Currently named "Project Totem," this clever game has you controlling two characters at once. While that may sound like Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, the unique twist of Totem is that both characters move simultaneously.


"It sounds like in this the controls are mirrored where as in Brothers each one was controlled by ..."

- Evil Benius see all 5 comments

Microsoft invites you to join them at a landfill (to find E.T.)

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 10, 2014 1:30pm PDT

This is probably one of the weirdest video gaming invites you'll ever receive. Microsoft wants gamers to join them in New Mexico. At a landfill. But wait! There's a good reason for that.


"Maybe they will find another landfill filled with Kinect ... "

- memots see all 14 comments

Killer Instinct finishes season with Fulgore and Arcade Mode

By Steve Watts, Apr 09, 2014 11:00am PDT

The first season of Killer Instinct has come to a close, with the release of its final playable character. The so-'90s-it-hurts cyborg knight Fulgore joins the cast along with a new Arcade Mode.


Kinect Sports Rivals review: could've been a contender

By Robert Workman, Apr 09, 2014 8:00am PDT

The latest release in the Kinect Sports series hits several snags.


"Robert did you have any issues with achievements not unlocking?"

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Forza Motorsport 5 adds Long Beach track for free

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 09, 2014 7:35am PDT

As promised, the next title update for Forza Motorsport 5 will add new content to the Xbox One racer--for free. The centerpiece of the update is a new track: the Long Beach circuit, delivering eleven turns across 1.97 miles. This weekend's 40th Toyota Grand Prix is being hel...


PSA: Windows XP support officially ends today

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 08, 2014 2:30pm PDT

Oh, Windows XP. We just can't quit you. Introduced in 2001, the operating system is still going strong, with over 25% of computers still using it today...


"Yeah but still, they're exposing 25% of computers to all kinds of bad shit. There isn't really a ..."

- nwillard see all 19 comments

Titanfall for Xbox 360 averages 46fps, runs at 600p

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 08, 2014 1:30pm PDT

Bluepoint Games' Xbox 360 port of Titanfall promised an "above 30fps" experience. It appears the team has over-delivered on their promise.


"46 fps average is kind of jacked if you want a smooth game. That's not to say the PC or Xbox One ..."

- pyide see all 11 comments

Xbox One update will add 'silent reboots' to avoid Instant On embarrassments

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 08, 2014 11:45am PDT

Being able to turn on the system with a voice command is pretty neat, but there's one shortcoming: it won't work if the system has performed a system update. Even worse, you won't know that the system performed an update, so you're stuck screaming at a machine that won't lis...


"Just start moaning and grunting out loud, this surely will turn xbox on. "

- mastermike569 see all 18 comments

YouTube adding native support for game DVR uploads on Xbox One

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 07, 2014 9:30am PDT

On Xbox One, you can record gameplay clips by saying "Xbox, Record That." And starting tomorrow, you'll be able to upload directly to YouTube.


"I actually really liked when I was able to do stuff like this on the 360 with BLOPS. I have all ..."

- snot3353 see all 5 comments

Strike Suit Zero is first ID@Xbox game, launches tomorrow

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 07, 2014 9:00am PDT

The first game from ID@Xbox, Microsoft's indie game publishing program for Xbox One, will be available tomorrow.


"I never had a problem with my copy. Or infinity for that matter (which is zero, without the ..."

- soundcreepy see all 6 comments

Xbox getting shows from Seth Green, Sarah Silverman, and Michael Cera

By Steve Watts, Apr 07, 2014 7:30am PDT

Microsoft has announced a few more shows to its expanding Xbox TV line-up, including comedies from Seth Green, Michael Cera, and Sarah Silverman, and a drama based on a popular Swedish sci-fi series.


"So what's the long play here? Does Microsoft want to get into television as a production ..."

- Peanut Fox see all 12 comments

Titanfall for Xbox 360 captured on video

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 07, 2014 6:30am PDT

The Xbox 360 version of Titanfall is out tomorrow, and we finally have a look at what the last-gen port will look like.


""Pack it up, guys! Xbox One is over. Man, why did we even release Titanfall on 360 in the first ..."

- OzzieMejia see all 15 comments

Microsoft thanks five-year-old for finding Xbox security flaw

By Steve Watts, Apr 04, 2014 12:30pm PDT

Microsoft has thanked a five-year-old California boy for finding a security vulnerability that let him access his father's account without knowing the password.


"Given the average age of someone on xbox live this isn't surprising."

- JT see all 4 comments

Titanfall for Xbox 360 will run 'above 30fps'

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 04, 2014 11:00am PDT

Bluepoint senior producer Daryl Allison addressed those concerns head-on, admitting that "of course" there are differences between the two generations, but "the game runs above 30fps."


"I am still blown away that we have yet to see one video of this being ran on 360. "

- MANTHING123 see all 5 comments

New Xbox head says fan feedback should be 'foundational element'

By Steve Watts, Apr 04, 2014 10:00am PDT

New head of Xbox Phil Spencer is has taken to an internal interview with Larry Hryb (aka Major Nelson) to signal a more personable face of Xbox, with an emphasis on listening to fans and pressing games as the primary focus.


"to late is still to late. maybe on xbox 720 ... er xbox two."

- megreedy see all 4 comments