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Quantum Break PC version confirmed, included with Xbox One digital pre-order

By Steve Watts, Feb 11, 2016 6:30am PST

Microsoft and Remedy announced a PC version of Quantum Break today, along with a handful of goodies for those who pre-order the game and a special console bundle.


"More to push Windows 10 in this case, which is the minimum OS required. It's a DirectX 12 game ..."

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Red Dead Redemption availability via Xbox One backwards compatibility was made in error

By Daniel Perez, Feb 08, 2016 8:08am PST

John Marston just couldn't stay ontop of that Xbox One bucking bronco any longer.


"If quality assurance is a big thing, why did they release BC for Halo Reach? "

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Red Dead Redemption rides again via Xbox One backwards compatibility

By Daniel Perez, Feb 06, 2016 6:10pm PST

Those wanting to get back on the saddle can follow these simple steps to start playing the game right now.


"RDR on the 360 had some framerate hitches in places but hopefully those can be smoothed out. I ..."

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Microsoft envisions a future in which people watch NFL games with HoloLens

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 03, 2016 12:05pm PST

As part of its HoloLens development, Microsoft is looking into ways to tie it in with its lucrative NFL partnership. That means potentially experiencing football in a whole new way.


"I just can't wait to see all the insane next generation porn that's gonna come from this ..."

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Microsoft recalls Surface Pro power cords for devices sold prior to March 2015

By Daniel Perez, Feb 02, 2016 1:57pm PST

Did you purchase that Surface Pro prior to March 2015? Then you're going to want to read if you're due a replacement power cord.


"Do not buy a surface. It's not ready for prime time. Like everything MS they need 2 years to get ..."

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Conker's Bad Fur Day sequel 'Young Conker' may have just been leaked

By Daniel Perez, Feb 01, 2016 1:11pm PST

Will Conker be as belligerent as we was in Conker’s Bad Fur Day? We certainly hope so.


Xbox Games with Gold February 2016 free games lineup revealed

By Daniel Perez, Jan 27, 2016 9:09am PST

A leaked promotional image has revealed the Xbox Games with Gold lineup for February, which includes Gears of War 2.


"Shit, I got Gears1-3 free with the xbone purchase in the first place."

- riptyde see all 14 comments

Microsoft is Holding An Xbox and Windows 10 Media Event This February

By Brittany Vincent, Jan 20, 2016 8:55am PST

News coming out ahead of E3? Microsoft-tacular!


"Maybe we can get a xbox one controller driver that lets you use fight sticks? Nah, would make to ..."

- sticktastic see all 8 comments

Upcoming Xbox One Preview Update Comes With Improved Social and Party Features

By Brittany Vincent, Jan 19, 2016 10:15am PST

Go on, get your Avatar on!


"Where is my streaming to Youtube option, where is my Game-DVR unfucked fix? ARGH!"

- -TKF- see all 4 comments

Minecraft: Education Edition launching summer 2016

By Daniel Perez, Jan 19, 2016 6:29am PST

Microsoft will be helping educators use Minecraft to teach some real-world subjects. Who knew you could learn from video games?


Two New Xbox One Bundles May Sway You To Finally Make That Purchase

By Brittany Vincent, Jan 05, 2016 11:35am PST

Now might be the time you want to take the plunge. 


"Actually between Thanksgiving and Christmas the Microsoft Store had some of the best deals for ..."

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Xbox One exclusive Scalebound won't hatch until 2017

By Daniel Perez, Jan 04, 2016 6:28am PST

One of Microsoft's highly-anticipated Xbox One titles will need to spend a bit more time in its nest.


"That main character looks like something out of a bad YA novel adapted for the CW. "

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Xbox Games with Gold January 2016 includes Killer Instinct, Deus Ex, and more

By Daniel Perez, Dec 21, 2015 8:22am PST

Microsoft's Games with Gold for January 2016 has been revealed.


"Nice line up, I wonder when KI will be heading over to the PC?"

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Rise of the Tomb Raider Xbox One demo now available

By Daniel Perez, Dec 21, 2015 7:11am PST

Microsoft has released a demo for Rise of the Tomb Raider just prior to Christmas. Smart move.


"Playing through this game now, it's fantastic! Frame rate occasionally questionable but ..."

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Minecraft: Console Editions receive 'biggest update ever'; 1.8.8 patch notes released

By Daniel Perez, Dec 18, 2015 6:50am PST

There's a ton behind today's Minecraft: Console Editions update.