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Jade Empire, Panzer Dragoon Orta, & More Available Now via Xbox One Backwards Compatibility

By Brittany Vincent, Apr 17, 2018 3:20pm PDT

An abundance of great games are now playable on Xbox One. 


"Holy shit! Damn that looks good, I need to get that asap, your not kidding. It is a shame ..."

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Sea of Thieves - Kiwibeard Error

By Asif Khan, Apr 17, 2018 12:50pm PDT

How to fix the Kiwibeard error in Sea of Thieves.


April's Xbox Games With Gold Features The Witness & Assassin's Creed Syndicate

By Charles Singletary, Mar 28, 2018 11:10am PDT

Cars 2 and Dead Space 2 are the additional titles that bring April's collection to roughly $129 in value.


Sea of Thieves Devs Discuss Server Errors and Launch Issues in New Video

By Chris Jarrard, Mar 21, 2018 12:55pm PDT

Microsoft and Rare’s new pirate adventure is a victim of its own popularity, according to the developers.


"Yah played for 3 hours last night.. didn't have issues logging in. But gold didn't register ..."

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3DPrinterSpencer's Xbox Comfort Grips for Nintendo Switch Review: Great For Hamfists

By Greg Burke, Feb 21, 2018 7:00pm PST

3DPrinterSpencer's Xbox Comfort Grips for Nintendo Switch might be the answer for Shackers who's hands cramp up while playing the console in handheld mode.


Take Your Conversations On The Go With Xbox Live App's Party Chat, Available Today

By Brittany Vincent, Feb 15, 2018 12:30pm PST

Keep chatting with your Xbox Live friends on the go long after you've walked away from your console. 


If You Don't Like Sea of Thieves, You Don't Like Video Games

By Shack Staff, Jan 30, 2018 2:30pm PST

Ahoy, Mateys! The Shacknews Staff shares our impressions of the Sea of Thieves Closed Beta.


"Only if you are running the travesty of an OS that is Windows 10. Besides, after looking at ..."

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Xbox Game Pass Adds New Microsoft Releases Including Sea of Thieves and Crackdown 3

By Asif Khan, Jan 23, 2018 9:00am PST

Microsoft is adding some serious value to their Xbox Game Pass subscription service.


Xbox Live Party Chat App Is In Beta On Android, Coming Soon To iOS

By Charles Singletary, Dec 15, 2017 11:45am PST

More convenient means to keep in touch with your gaming friends are on the rise and Microsoft is joining the party.


Exclusive PUBG Cosmetics Revealed For Xbox One Launch

By Charles Singletary, Dec 06, 2017 8:10am PST

The Warrior pack will be the first of three limited edition and exclusive cosmetic packs put out in celebration of the launch on Xbox One.


The Rock Surprises Make-A-Wish Kids with Custom Brahma Bull Xbox One X Consoles

By Asif Khan, Nov 01, 2017 7:00pm PDT

We love the smell of what The Rock is cooking.


"Dropping The People's Elbow on rare console collectors LOL. Well played, Asif."

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November's Xbox Games With Gold Is A Little Light

By Charles Singletary, Oct 26, 2017 8:30am PDT

There are some decent games to be found but, thankfully, nothing that will get in the way of all the new games coming out this holiday.


"And yeah, I get into a vicious loop perfecting driving loops with my OCD."

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NBA 2K18's MyCareer Mode Hopes to Change The Game

By Chris Jarrard, Sep 01, 2017 10:00am PDT

Visual Concept’s basketball sim is pretty much Shenmue now.


Sea of Thieves Will Be Playable on Laptops and Potatoes

By Chris Jarrard, Aug 30, 2017 11:50am PDT

Rare’s high seas adventure can run at 4K and not so 4K.


"The Forza Horizon 3 team borrowed some of that tech for the waves on their beaches."

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