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Top 10 E3 Takeaways

By Greg Burke, Jun 23, 2017 4:20pm PDT

Greg Burke is back with his top 10 takeaways from E3 2017.


"I hope so, but at this point RE2make is a big enough deal that I wager Sony's keeping it in ..."

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E3 2017: The Darwin Project Announced

By Steve Watts, Jun 11, 2017 2:40pm PDT

At Microsoft's E3 press conference, the company debuted a trailer for The Darwin Project.


Xbox Game Pass Launches on June 1, Gold Subscribers Gain Access Today

By David Craddock, May 24, 2017 12:40pm PDT

The service, which has you download rather than stream games, will launch with over 100 titles ready to play.


Microsoft Accuses 'Gaming Site' of Hacking Xbox Accounts and Selling Proceeds

By David Craddock, May 22, 2017 4:00pm PDT

Any in-game items you buy from iGSKY might be purchased using stolen money.


Here's How You Can Buy The Latest Xbox Wireless Controller Colors

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 10, 2017 2:10pm PST

Choose from one of two models with two distinct color schemes. 


Xbox Countdown is the Biggest Sale on the Console Yet

By Jason Faulkner, Dec 20, 2016 6:55am PST

Microsoft says Xbox Countdown brings 'epic games, great deals, and no lines.'


"Came here for the vidya game news. Stayed for the obscure GQ references. Well played sir. "

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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.


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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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.


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

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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.


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

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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.


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

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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!"

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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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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.'


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

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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.


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

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