Xbox One News


Microsoft acquires Beam, a company focused on interactive live-streams

By David Craddock, Aug 11, 2016 4:39pm PDT

Beam lets players influence the course of events rather than just sit back and watch streamers play.


"Fun facts: They use a modified version of OBS Studio called Tachyon for their client software, ..."

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Xbox One outsold PS4 during the month of July, according to Microsoft and NPD

By David Craddock, Aug 11, 2016 4:14pm PDT

Could Microsoft have lifted its moratorium on not disclosing Xbox One sales numbers?


"Did that price drop take affect at any point, or is that in the future?"

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You can only connect one Xbox One S controller to a Windows 10 PC via Bluetooth

By Daniel Perez, Aug 08, 2016 7:06am PDT

In typical Microsoft fashion, the company takes one step forward, but takes two steps back.


"Sure. But I tripped over my headphone cables so many times. The lag is imperceptible. "

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Xbox boss says Microsoft has 'things to say' this Fall

By Daniel Perez, Aug 05, 2016 8:32am PDT

What kind of things? We hope it's Project Scorpio.


"Gaming media like SlowNews and CrappyGon are in the pocket of Crooked Sony. Sad!"

- Ambient80 see all 29 comments

Here's over 30 minutes of exclusive Kingdom: New Lands gameplay

By Daniel Perez, Aug 05, 2016 6:40am PDT

Do we survive the harsh enviroments of Kingdom: New Lands during our gameplay session? There's only one way to find out.


"I played Kingdom, it was really good for a short tower-defense game."

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Xbox One background music playback now a reality

By Daniel Perez, Aug 04, 2016 9:22am PDT

It's been nearly three long year, but it appears there's an app that finally allows you to enjoy your music in the background while you play games on the Xbox One.


"And it was part of the spec that games had to support. Now with this update you need to mute the ..."

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Ubisoft Introduces New Singing Game Just Sing

By Brittany Vincent, Aug 01, 2016 7:55am PDT

...But is it going to be any good?


"Do you have to climb towers to reveal more lyrics in the song?"

- Mr. Goodwrench see all 3 comments

Here's Yooka-Laylee's Complete Toybox Experience in 20 Minutes

By Daniel Perez, Jul 29, 2016 2:00pm PDT

Curious to see what Yooka-Laylee's Toybox is all about? Watch our video and be curious no more!


"I'm pretty sure it just looks like this because it's the Toybox Experience. I've seen stuff ..."

- Gwyndion see all 4 comments

Making a custom Xbox One S controller with Design Lab is painless but pricey

By Daniel Perez, Jul 28, 2016 12:40pm PDT

Microsoft is allowing those who want a custom Xbox One S controller the opportunity to do so through its Xbox Design Lab. While the price might be high for a custom controller, the entire experience was easy and completely painless.


"Are there any notable performance differences between the bluetooth and 2.5 Wireless dongle version?"

- Peanut Fox see all 3 comments

How To Connect An Xbox One Controller to PC via Bluetooth

By Daniel Perez, Jul 27, 2016 12:30pm PDT

You have an Xbox One controller, but no wireless dongle. Don't worry. You can now connect your controller to your PC via Bluetooth. Here's how!


Here's an hour of We Happy Few gameplay from its Steam Early Access

By Daniel Perez, Jul 26, 2016 10:38am PDT

We Happy Few is now available in Early Access, so here's an hour of gameplay we captured from the game.


"Huh cool man, thanks for the info/advice. I will probably just back them and then wait for ..."

- valcan_s see all 7 comments

Xbox One S 500GB & 1TB consoles releasing on August 23 with either Madden or Halo

By Daniel Perez, Jul 26, 2016 7:08am PDT

Two Xbox One S bundles are coming in late August with options for either a digital copy of Madden NFL 17 or pretty much every Halo game ever created.


"dammit... urge to pick up the master chief collection rising again..."

- harold.johnson see all 26 comments

Xbox One price drops to $249 for a 'limited time'

By Daniel Perez, Jul 25, 2016 9:25am PDT

Microsoft, once again, has dropped the price of its original Xbox One, but just for a limited time.


"If they want to get back in the game and beat the Neo, they probably can't let that happen. "

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Darksiders Remastered announced by Nordic Games

By Daniel Perez, Jul 25, 2016 9:00am PDT

After the success of Darksiders 2: Deathinitive Edition, Nordic Games has revealed it is working on a remastered version of Darksiders.


"I think there's some great imagery in the second game, and the hidden dungeons were nice. It ..."

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Project Sonic Revealed by SEGA at Comic-Con 2016

By Asif Khan, Jul 22, 2016 10:50pm PDT

More great news for fans of the blue blur.


"Oh wait, that's Sonic Mania! Yeah this looks like Sonic Generations 2 which is no bad thing."

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