Report: Intelligence agencies spied on Xbox Live, World of Warcraft, and Second Life
A set of documents leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden reveal that intelligence agencies like the NSA and British GCHQ created characters and obtained communications data on Xbox Live, World of Warcraft, and Second Life to keep tabs on possible terrorist and crimi...READ MORE >
Over 30 developers signed up to make indie games on Xbox One
Microsoft has been aggressively pursuing indie talent through its ID@Xbox program. Today, Microsoft revealed exactly who's on board. Unsurprisingly, there are some big names interested in self-publishing on Xbox One.READ MORE >
Bing for Xbox One promises to be more 'conversational'
Major Nelson believes you'll use Bing on Xbox One because it's far more "conversational" than before. It'll be particularly helpful if you're looking for certain media--say, "romantic comedies starring Julia Roberts."READ MORE >
Cloud-based streaming of Xbox games too 'problematic'
"It's really cool and really problematic, all at the same time, insofar as it's really super cool if you happen to have the world's most awesome internet connection," Microsoft said of cloud-based streaming of games.READ MORE >
Yes, you can get achievements for watching TV on Xbox One
Yes, you'll be able to unlock an achievement for watching TV with Xbox One.READ MORE >
Xbox Live Fitness will allow a la carte purchases for Free members
Until December 2014, Xbox Live Gold members will get Fitness subscription features for free. Like Netflix, Xbox Fitness has a catalog of streaming videos that are part of the membership. However, Xbox Live Free members will also be able to use Xbox Fitness.READ MORE >
Xbox Live Compute won't be exclusive to Xbox platforms
"The cloud" is one of the big features of Xbox One. Games like Forza 5 and Titanfall take advantage of Xbox Live Compute to offload certain...READ MORE >
Xbox Games With Gold adds Iron Brigade and World of Keflings in November
Sony today revealed its November lineup of free games for premium members and Microsoft, bless its little white cotton socks, has too. November's 'Games With Gold' titles for Xbox Live Gold members will be Double Fine's Iron Brigade (née Trenched) and A World of Keflings.READ MORE >