Xbox One News


Microsoft won't hold Xbox media briefing at Gamescom 2016

By Daniel Perez, Jul 13, 2016 6:48am PDT

It appears Microsoft currenty doesn't have any more tricks up its sleeves, and instead will be holding a FanFest at the show.


Amazon Prime Day 2016 Deals: Video Games Edition

By Daniel Perez, Jul 12, 2016 6:33am PDT

Amazon Prime Day is here, so prepare your wallets and see how much you can save on video games, peripherals, consoles, and more here!


"Typically yes, the item will have a deeper discount for a limited period starting at that time. ..."

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Super Smash Bros. inspired brawler, Brawlout, coming to PC, PS4, and Xbox One in 2017

By Daniel Perez, Jul 11, 2016 10:43am PDT

Wish you could play Super Smash Bros. on a platform outside of Nintendo's consoles and handhelds? Brawlout may be your chance.


"I don't see any items. Perhaps they're focusing more on skill than chaos. "

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Battletoads for Xbox One may have just been leaked

By Daniel Perez, Jul 11, 2016 7:22am PDT

An image of Battletoads on the Xbox Store has surfaced, giving fans high hopes that they'll be Smash Hitting their enemies soon.


"If this game is true original I have a feeling so many shack posts "this game is too hard" If ..."

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PSA: Red Dead Redemption now available on Xbox One with free multiplayer DLC

By Daniel Perez, Jul 08, 2016 6:56am PDT

The day we've all been waiting for is finally here. No - not a sequel to Red Dead Redemption, but we guess this is just as good, right?


"Games don't show up on the Xbox one store until they are actually released for BC which was this ..."

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Terraria publisher warns fans to avoid Xbox One online multiplayer until it can fix a 'serious issue

By David Craddock, Jul 07, 2016 3:55pm PDT

Although single-player and local multiplayer are unaffected, online play is broken.


"Well i guess that depends on what your definition of the word "is" is"

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Not Every Xbox One title may support cross-buy and cross-play

By David Craddock, Jul 07, 2016 12:55pm PDT

An alteration to Microsoft's original statement has cast uncertainty on whether or not all first-party Xbox One titles will run on Windows.


"The funny thing about this was that Xbox One fanboys were ready to burn their consoles because ..."

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Red Dead Redemption coming to Xbox One via backward compatibility later this week

By John Keefer, Jul 05, 2016 11:30am PDT

It's not RDR2, but we'll take it.


"I have some Xbox 360 titles that are on the backwards compatibility list for thr XB1. All I have ..."

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Xbox avatar options will soon include wheelchairs

By John Keefer, Jul 05, 2016 9:39am PDT

Microsoft to add a new meaning of 'accessibility'.


"Hey, we got Keefer back. Maybe we'll just do the next 20 years in reverse and it'll end with ..."

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Xbox One S will upscale all games to 4K, Microsoft confirms

By Daniel Perez, Jul 05, 2016 7:00am PDT

Microsoft has confirmed the Xbox One S will not only upscale games to 4K, but all games released can be enjoyed in 4K.


"My skull is pretty porous. I am not one of the delusional who wish for DOOM and Witcher 3 ..."

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Xbox One Ultimate Game Sale begins on July 5

By John Keefer, Jul 01, 2016 8:47am PDT

More than 250 Xbox One and Xbox 360 games will be 40%-60% off.


"aww i just re-bought Left 4 Dead 2 so i could play it on my Xbone"

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Inside: How to Get the Secret Ending

By Josh Hawkins, Jun 30, 2016 2:00pm PDT

Learn how to open up the mysterious vault door underneath the cornfield, and trigger a secret ending.


Inside: All Collectibles and Secrets, The Last One Achievement

By Josh Hawkins, Jun 30, 2016 2:00pm PDT

Find and collect all the secret orbs.


E3 2016: Yooka-Laylee Gameplay and Interview with Steve Mayles & Grant Kirkhope from Team 17

By Shack Staff, Jun 30, 2016 1:05pm PDT

Steve Mayles & Grant Kirkhope from Team 17 stopped by Shacknews' E3 Booth to show us Yooka-Laylee gameplay and talk about the game with Andrew.


Get a free Xbox One if you purchase a Microsoft Surface

By John Keefer, Jun 29, 2016 7:58am PDT

It's a back to school deal, so time is limited.


"Something to consider. Places like Best Buy and gamestop often offer trade in programs and are ..."

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