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Xbox Games with Gold January 2016 includes Killer Instinct, Deus Ex, and more

By Daniel Perez, Dec 21, 2015 8:22am PST

Microsoft's Games with Gold for January 2016 has been revealed.


"Nice line up, I wonder when KI will be heading over to the PC?"

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Rise of the Tomb Raider Xbox One demo now available

By Daniel Perez, Dec 21, 2015 7:11am PST

Microsoft has released a demo for Rise of the Tomb Raider just prior to Christmas. Smart move.


"Playing through this game now, it's fantastic! Frame rate occasionally questionable but ..."

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Minecraft: Console Editions receive 'biggest update ever'; 1.8.8 patch notes released

By Daniel Perez, Dec 18, 2015 6:50am PST

There's a ton behind today's Minecraft: Console Editions update.


Xbox One backwards compatibility games list now includes Halo: Reach, Fable III, and more

By Daniel Perez, Dec 17, 2015 6:46am PST

A total of 16 games have been added today to the Xbox One's backwards compatibility feature, including Doritos Crash Course! Awesome!


"Can anybody with Kane & Lynch 2 comment on framerate with the XBox One compatibility? Previously ..."

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Hacker group threatens to take down Xbox Live and PlayStation Network on Christmas

By Daniel Perez, Dec 15, 2015 8:03am PST

Get ready to be extremely frustrated come Christmas Day.


"My guess would be anywhere not involving something that will inevitably turn into an FBI operation. "

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Halo 5: Guardians gets Forge Mode, new maps, and more this week

By Daniel Perez, Dec 14, 2015 9:42am PST

A free contnet update, called Cartographer's Gift, will be released this week that offers a ton of new content, including the long-awaited return of Forge Mode.


Microsoft Wants To Bring More Xbox 360 Games to Xbox One

By Brittany Vincent, Dec 09, 2015 8:17am PST

You still wanna get your Ninety-Nine Nights on or something? More games are coming. 


"Yeah I was confused too. In a sense I thought it meant increasing total BC games, but I also see ..."

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Microsoft HoloLens Can Supposedly Stream Halo 5: Guardians

By Brittany Vincent, Dec 02, 2015 12:10pm PST

Next up: your own personal Cortana stream?


"I think you're over thinking it. Something like this isn't mean to be a literal. It's a ..."

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Xbox One bundles will be $50 off on Thanksgiving weekend

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 20, 2015 3:00am PST

Microsoft is hoping to get a cut of the Black Friday madness, so it is offering $50 off of all 12 of its holiday bundles from Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday.


The road to the Halo World Championship kicks off on December 6

By Daniel Perez, Nov 19, 2015 8:24am PST

With a $1.7 million prize pool that continues to grow, this is one eSports event you're not going to want to miss.


Xbox One standard wireless controller now supports button remapping

By Daniel Perez, Nov 16, 2015 1:17pm PST

Xbox One owners can finally have their controls the way they want them across multiple games thanks to this update.


"Nope. Button glyphs are implemented in the game, not standardized by the OS, so there would be ..."

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All Monolith Locations in Rise of the Tomb Raider

By Tyler Wood, Nov 16, 2015 12:00pm PST

Locate all the Monoliths to help you find all the coin caches.


Fable III sneaks into Xbox One backwards compatibility feature

By Daniel Perez, Nov 13, 2015 7:08am PST

Microsoft announced 104 Xbox 360 games would be playable on the Xbox One, but it looks like the 105th game snuck in.


First 100 Xbox One backwards compatibility games includes Fallout 3, Mass Effect, and more

By Daniel Perez, Nov 09, 2015 6:22am PST

The first 100 Xbox One backwards compatible games have been revealed, and there are a number of noteworthy games in this list.


"Wolfenstein 3D? I imagine the market that plays a 2 decade old FPS on a modern console is fairly ..."

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Halo 5: Guardians achieves over $400 million in global sales during launch week

By Daniel Perez, Nov 04, 2015 6:35am PST

Xbox owners apparently enjoy Halo a lot.


""Halo 5: Guardians has sold over $400 million in global sales of both software and hardware, ..."

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