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Forza Horizon 3 expansion Blizzard Mountain coming next month

By John Keefer, Nov 28, 2016 10:06am PST

Put the snow tires on and dress warm with seven new vehicles.

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"It's a CPU bottleneck it seems... my GPU isn't anywhere close to 100% anywhere in that game. ..."

- Shadowdane see all 7 comments

Microsoft announces minimum specs for its Windows 10 VR headsets

By David Craddock, Nov 23, 2016 3:45pm PST

The company's VR HMDs come with requirements separate from those of established devices like Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. 

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"As an old man gamer that started with PONG with RF adapter, I recently tried VR for the first ..."

- kingmofo see all 12 comments

Xbox boss Phil Spencer 'would love to see Mario on Xbox'

By David Craddock, Nov 23, 2016 1:24pm PST

Microsoft and Nintendo worked together on Minecraft for Wii U, and Spencer hopes to carry that collaboration even further.

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"Yeah. The remake 5-6 years ago did not do it for me. So much of it was on rails; keep your CoD ..."

- David Craddock see all 6 comments

Minecraft update 1.11 now available for PC and Mac

By Daniel Perez, Nov 16, 2016 8:23am PST

Minecraft: The Exploration Update 1.11 is now available to download on both PC and Mac.

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343 Industries teases Halo 5's next DLC in new video

By Daniel Perez, Nov 16, 2016 7:55am PST

343 Industries has started teasing the next piece of DLC coming to Halo 5: Guardians, which may include a return of an old favorite weapon.

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Microsoft will announce Visual Studio for Mac at its Connect event

By David Craddock, Nov 15, 2016 3:45pm PST

Bringing its development environment to Apple computers highlights Microsoft's shifting focus to cloud-based software.

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"I don't think it's that much. Visual Studio Mac was (mostly) picked up with the Xamarin ..."

- Danny5225 see all 29 comments

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

Terraria, Forza 6 among Xbox's Games with Gold this week

By John Keefer, Nov 15, 2016 8:50am PST

Today is also the last day for the sale on The Escapists and The Secret of Monkey Island. 

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"Farming Simulator and Professional Farmer 2017 on sale! What more could I ask for?"

- Old School Jimmy see all 2 comments

Xbox One adds Skate 3 to its backwards compatibility list

By Daniel Perez, Nov 11, 2016 7:42am PST

One of the most popular skating games of the last console generation is now available to play on the Xbox One via its backwards compatibility feature.

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"From what everyone has said it's some vm emulator thing. I don't truly know and probably won't ..."

- Redwall45 see all 8 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

Mass Effect 2 and 3 are now backward compatible on Xbox One

By John Keefer, Nov 07, 2016 9:35am PST

Ya gotta love N7 Day for all the Mass Effect news. 

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"This is my next play through too. I was a male paragon the only time i played all three games."

- Tezcali see all 6 comments

Forza Horizon 3 PC demo now available on Windows 10 Store

By Daniel Perez, Nov 04, 2016 8:53am PDT

If the need for speed is strong this weekend, head on over to the Windows 10 Store as a demo for Forza Horizon 3 is now available.

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"yah i played the Demo on the XB1.. i thought they did a good job as far as content goes. "

- Shadowdane see all 17 comments

Gears of War 4 adds hip-hoppers Killer Mike and EL-P as DLC characters

By John Keefer, Nov 01, 2016 9:23am PDT

Run the Jewels Air Drop is available today

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Gears of War 4 servers going down for maintenance ahead of its first Title Update

By Daniel Perez, Nov 01, 2016 3:00am PDT

The first Title Update for Gears of War 4 is coming today, but before we can enjoy the fruits of The Coalition's labor, we're going to have to try to get through some server downtime.

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Gears of War 4's first Title Update coming November 1; Gnasher and Hammerburst getting nerfed

By Daniel Perez, Oct 28, 2016 6:50pm PDT

There's a lot coming to Gears of War 4's first Title Update, although we can't help but look to the future as PC Crossplay is coming soon!

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