Xbox One News


Epic Games Unveils a New Fortnite Cinematic Trailer at Rooster Teeth Expo

By Asif Khan, Jul 08, 2017 12:30pm PDT

Shackers can get their hands on Epic Games' Fortnite later this month in Early Access for PS4, Xbox One, PC, and even Mac. But not Nintendo Switch.


"I'm only speaking for what I played in the beta but it didn't have any of this charm and the UI ..."

- boarder2 see all 5 comments

Weekly Game Release Highlights, July 2-7 2017

By Asif Khan, Jul 02, 2017 1:00pm PDT

It is a light week for  game releases, but luckily there are plenty of sales going on.


Xbox Games With Gold For July Are Underwhelming

By John Keefer, Jun 27, 2017 10:45am PDT

It's a slow month for game releases, and also for free games. But they're still free.


"These are normally scheduled a few months in advance so I'm not sure we can blame this on games ..."

- mancide see all 6 comments

Everything Microsoft Announced at E3 2017

By Steve Watts, Jun 20, 2017 2:30pm PDT

Microsoft's presentation had cars, adorable foxes, pirates, and more.


E3 2017: Turtle Beach Stealth Headsets Interview

By Shack Staff, Jun 16, 2017 11:30am PDT

We find out about the two new wireless Stealth headsets that the company has relased for the Xbox One.


E3 2017: Day 1 Recap - Our Reaction to Nintendo Direct and Every Interview from the Show Floor

By David Craddock, Jun 13, 2017 10:10pm PDT

Miss any of our live event coverage? Get caught up on every interview and reaction stream.


"Awesome write up, those of us "working" can't really watch videos."

- quazar see all 3 comments

E3 2017: Microsoft Says 'We're Not Getting Out of the Console Business'

By David Craddock, Jun 13, 2017 12:10am PDT

As a console, as a service, as a brand—no matter how you tap into its games, Xbox is here to stay.


"There is a very REAL chance I'll pick up an Xbox One X after it launches. XBOX BC, XBOX 360 BC, ..."

- fadetofunk see all 9 comments

E3 2017: The Original 'Duke' Xbox Controller Is Coming Back

By John Keefer, Jun 12, 2017 9:35am PDT

Peripheral maker Hyperkin is recreating the original controller for all the variations of Xbox One


"A'ight. I didn't hate the Duke, and still have one that I occasionally use with my OG Xbox. But ..."

- .3NV7. see all 4 comments

E3 2017: Chattycast E3 Day -1: More EA Time, Xbox, and Bethesda

By Steve Watts, Jun 12, 2017 1:30am PDT

Five Shacknews staffers again meet, this time in the dead of night, to talk about another spate of EA demos, Microsoft's big Xbox One X reveal, Bethesda's party for itself, and more.


E3 2017: Get Caught Up on the Xbox One X Reveal With Our Live Reactions

By David Craddock, Jun 12, 2017 1:06am PDT

See, hear, and feel Shack editors react to the Xbox One X reveal, Cuphead’s release date, and more.


E3 2017: Between 3 Xbox Ones and Play Anywhere for PC, Microsoft Caters to Everyone

By David Craddock, Jun 11, 2017 7:05pm PDT

Whether you prefer Xbox as a console or as a service, Microsoft’s three Xbox One SKUs and cross-play with Windows 10 cover nearly all bases. 


"Yeah now if they would fix the core issues with the game. :( AI issues. desync while playing. ..."

- TOnez see all 3 comments

E3 2017: Get Caught Up on the Microsoft Conference and Our Live Reactions

By Shack Staff, Jun 11, 2017 6:05pm PDT

Xbox One X is $499 and our team is almost unanimous that they won't buy one.


"My wish for more Crimson Skies was answered. Not quite the way I expected but the Gaming Gods ..."

- Sailor of Fortune see all 2 comments

E3 2017: Watch Every Trailer From Microsoft's E3 2017 Briefing Right Here

By Brittany Vincent, Jun 11, 2017 5:10pm PDT

If you missed the show (or were frantically covering it) sit back and check out trailers for Anthem, State of Decay 2, Life is Strange: Before the Storm and more.


E3 2017: Middle-earth: Shadow of War Coming October 10

By John Keefer, Jun 11, 2017 4:05pm PDT

The follow up to Mordor showed off more of how to recruit followers and take on nasty overlords.


"I'm a bit more interested in this now. Still not sure if I want to basically replay the nemesis ..."

- daggot see all 2 comments

E3 2017: Backwards Compatibility For Original Xbox Games Coming To Xbox Live

By Kevin Tucker, Jun 11, 2017 3:45pm PDT

Classic Xbox titles like Crimson Skies will be among the new Xbox Live backwards compatibility lineup.


"Oooh it supports the original XBOX discs too? I wasn't expecting that, very cool. My interest in ..."

- MatthewPhillips see all 15 comments