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Celebrate Xbox's 15th anniversary with free DLC for Halo 5 and Forza Horizon 3

By David Craddock, Nov 15, 2016 12:49pm PST

Free armor, weapons, vehicles, and more can be yours, and in some cases, all you have to do to collect it is log in.

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Microsoft released the original Xbox 15 years ago today

By David Craddock, Nov 15, 2016 12:25pm PST

Halo, Forza, and other franchises owe their success to Microsoft's inaugural entry in the console space. 

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"Dude, that is a list of some top quality xbox gaming. Sign me up! Fucking love some Def Jam, KFC ..."

- nodebug see all 19 comments

Xbox One's Holiday Update begins rolling out today

By Daniel Perez, Nov 10, 2016 7:18am PST

Clubs, Looking for Group, Group Messaging, and more are now available on Xbox One today.

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"Sweet! Hopefully tho will help me find cool, funny people to play with wo actually use the mic!"

- jodiuh see all 11 comments

Xbox co-creator says the console's original controller was 'embarrassingly huge'

By David Craddock, Oct 03, 2016 3:25pm PDT

Blackley wanted to design a smaller peripheral, but lacked the political pull within Microsoft at the time.

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"I hated that controller. It was too reminiscent of the Dreamcast controller,which was a hunk of ..."

- Th3rdSun see all 27 comments

Xbox One backward music support now available with Groove Music

By Daniel Perez, Aug 19, 2016 7:45am PDT

The Groove Music app now supports background music play, thus allowing players the ability to enjoy their favorite tunes while playing games.

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"Tried this out last night and it's pretty great. I'm really impressed that I have the same app ..."

- feek see all 4 comments

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.

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

- Ambient80 see all 29 comments

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!

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

- Vimn see all 4 comments

How the original Xbox team convinced 'insulted' Bill Gates to green-light a console

By David Craddock, Jun 30, 2016 1:00pm PDT

Despite his grievances, Gates greenlit the decision to build a console to stop Sony from 'invading the living room.'

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"Games available for both systems never proved that to be true. They tended to look and play ..."

- Peanut Fox see all 30 comments

Original Xbox controller designs show how the Dreamcast influenced Microsoft's first console

By Daniel Perez, Jun 27, 2016 8:45am PDT

The Dreamcast appears to have more influence on the original Xbox than most originally thought.

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"Wasn't the original Xbox within a hair's breadth of being Dreamcast compatible? That would make ..."

- baron calamity see all 11 comments

E3 2016 Live Stream: Microsoft chats about Xbox Scorpio, Minecraft, Forza Horizon 3, and more!

By Daniel Perez, Jun 15, 2016 11:45am PDT

We're having Microsoft back to our E3 booth to show off even more content, including Xbox Scorpio, Minecraft, and more!

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"Ask about a future viva piƱata. I have one at home who wants a third game big time !"

- johnhead see all 4 comments

The Wolf Among Us and Sunset Overdrive pave the way for April's Games With Gold

By Josh Hawkins, Mar 24, 2016 8:40am PDT

Save the world from evil energy drink companies and more with April's Games With Gold.

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Rocket League on Xbox One will soon support cross-network play

By Daniel Perez, Mar 14, 2016 8:43am PDT

Could we finally see a matchup of Xbox vs. PlayStation vs. PC? We certainly hope so.

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"Sony will just say pass, we are not interested. Would be typical to keep all the walled gardens up."

- gummijoh see all 22 comments

Xbox Games with Gold for March 2016 includes Borderlands, Lords of the Fallen, and more

By Daniel Perez, Feb 23, 2016 9:23am PST

Xbox Spain has leaked next month's lineup of free games.

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"My interested was piqued until I realized Borderlands is the 360 version."

- Dolemite see all 6 comments

PSA: Xbox Countdown Sale kicks off with Halo 5, King's Quest, Mad Max, and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 22, 2015 9:25am PST

Steam and PlayStation have had their digital holiday sales up and running and now Xbox is here to join them.

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"Have a PS4? The first episode was part of PS+ free games this month!"

- Nerdsbeware see all 6 comments

Xbox One bundles will be $50 off on Thanksgiving weekend

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 20, 2015 3:00am PST

Microsoft is hoping to get a cut of the Black Friday madness, so it is offering $50 off of all 12 of its holiday bundles from Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday.

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