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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.

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"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.

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"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.

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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.

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

- mancide see all 6 comments

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...

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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...

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"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.

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"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...

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"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.

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"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.

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"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.

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"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.

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""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.

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"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."

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"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.

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

- megreedy see all 4 comments