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#New Xbox Experience

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Having issues with the new Xbox One Experience update?

If you're one of the "small number" of Xbox One players who are having difficult booting up after the new Xbox one Experience update rolls out today, don't panic. Yet. Microsoft has acknowledged issues with first boot, content installation,...

 
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Here's how DLC will work with Xbox One Backward Compatibility

[Update: To clarify, while you can't purchase DLC via your Xbox One, you can still buy Xbox 360 DLC via the 360 store, or via Xbox.com.] Microsoft has detailed how DLC will work for those backward compatible Xbox 360 games. “Right now...

 
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12-person party chat available now on Xbox One

Microsoft is introducing 12-person party chat to Xbox One from today -- and you don't have to be in the preview programme to use it. Major Nelson confirmed that the feature, which received 2200 votes on Xbox Feedback, will ro...

 
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Xbox One Experience Preview issues affect games, apps

The latest Xbox One Experience Preview program is experiencing a host of troubles, including errors running Destiny: The Taken King, Borderlands: The Handsome Collection, Skylanders, Elder Scrolls Online and Forza 6. The problems haven't be...

 
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One thing I really like about the WiiWare service is that for every poorly made title released, there are some really neat products coming not long after. Cave Story, the Bit.Trip series, Super Meat Boy, and Mega Man 10 ...   read

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THE Xbox LIVE system update hitting November 17th

THE big Xbox LIVE System Update is dropping on November 17th according to Web site Fast Company, who reportedly received launch confirmation from LIVE general manager Marc Whitten.This is the update that adds Twitter, Facebook, and Last.FM ...

 
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Buy the Mako from Mass Effect for your Xbox Live Avatar

Over on the Xbox Live Marketplace, a new prop has appeared in the Avatar Store. You are now able to purchase an RC replica of the Mako craft used to cart Commander Shepherd and crew around the surface of alien worlds in Mass Effect for a me...

 
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Xbox Gamer Spotlight not so fantastic

You know that tab you flip by every week on your Xbox Dashboard? The one where they spotlight a different gamer once a week? You've seen it and possibly thought, "Hey, it would be kind of cool to be featured." Hold on there, hot s...

 
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SDCC: Avatars get Gears of War COG and Locust uniforms

Here we go. Now that Microsoft is confident in charging money for its useless Avatar clothing, we're finally getting stuff that almost approaches interesting. No more sunglasses or silly shoes, we're actually getting videogame-themed clothe...

 
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Microsoft has revealed that the Summer update for its New Xbox Experience will arrive on August 11. If you didn't know by now, the update will bring with it a fresh batch of features, including Games on Demand, friends list s...   read

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Have you seen these full commercials on your Xbox 360?

Switch on your Xbox 360 and you may find that the Xbox Live subscription you're already paying for has been further subsidized by all-moving, all-talking ads -- full on commercials that have been smuggled onto your dashboard and will make n...

 
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Avatar premium clothing confirmed: Let's buy pretend hats!

We all knew it was coming, and today is has been confirmed that Microsoft will soon be charging for a range of pretend clothes with which to adorn your twee little Avatar. Images of the NXE's summer update reveal a whole new Avatar wardrobe...

 
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MS believes Avatars are more popular than Gears of War 2?

According to Xbox Australia, NXE Avatars are ranking amongst the country's most popular wastes of time. Being "played" more than likes of Gears of War 2 and Grand Theft Auto IV, the Avatar Editor would rank at number four on the X...

 
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Left 4 Dead NXE theme comes with free OXM issue

A hot new Left 4 Dead premium theme is available, and you can buy it from your local UK newsagent! It comes wrapped in this weird thing called Official Xbox Magazine Issue 49, but you can throw that away and to get your hands on the theme, ...

 
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How to improve Xbox 360 Avatars

When Microsoft revealed the New Xbox Experience, an unwitting world found itself stunned by the revelation of Avatars. This unique and original phenomenon turned the world of gaming on its head, introducing a new social element to home cons...

 
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There is a Crackdown Xbox 360 theme you can spend money on

If you like shelling out money for JPEGs, then you'll drop your trousers with delight with the news that a funky Crackdown theme is now available for your Xbox 360. It can be yours for the silly price of 240 Microsoft Points, and those who ...

 
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New motherf*ckin' shoes for your Avatar!

Microsoft's plan to turn thousands of Xbox Live homophobes gay continues apace, with community manager and sensual funfair Major Nelson confirming that six new pairs of shoes are available for your smirking, soulless Avatars to wear. These ...

 
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Avatars vs Home? MS survey suggests so

A new survey from Microsoft suggests that Avatars could soon be in direct competition with PlayStation Home, after questions surrounding a "Virtual Setting" for Xbox Live's twee little freaks have appeared to gage public interest....

 
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1 vs 100 is free for Xbox Live Gold members

Remember 1 vs 100? It was that ridiculous game show tie-in idea that Microsoft used as one of the key selling points of the New Xbox Experience before everybody forgot it existed. Well, 1 vs 100 is due to to launch this Spring, and the news...

 
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Fo Shizzle and other stupid things: Hip Hop Avatar clothes

Check it out, mah homie dawgs, Microsoft has released some new Avatar clothes fo sho, and they gutz a hip hop vibe. Now you can get down with the hardcore thugz like Will Smith and Vanilla Ice. Wicked to the max, dudes. Radical!Yes, there a...

 
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Capcom advocates piracy with upcoming Age of Booty Avatars

Capcom will be bringing its own set of clothes to Xbox 360 Avatars, introducing pirate-themed togs to tie in with downloadable title Age of Booty. Daryl has made the reveal over at Capcom's blog, stating that March 25 will be the day. If yo...

 
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New Xbox Experience coming with next issue of OXM

Microsoft's decision to cleanse the world of the old Xbox 360 dashboard continues apace with news that the NXE will appear as part of the next issue of Official Xbox Magazine. It'll be on the cover disc for idiots with an unconnected consol...

 
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Western clothes make Avatars gayer than ever before

Just in case you were worried that your Avatar did not look homoerotic enough, prepare to rejoice as Microsoft will allow you to adorn your embarrassingly twee caricature with cowboy clothes! Now we just need an Indian, a construction worke...

 
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Microsoft making NXE a mandatory install

Don't like the New Xbox Experience? Tough. Microsoft will be making the NXE mandatory for every Xbox 360 user, even those who don't have their console connected to Xbox Live. Taking a page from the PSP handbook of annoyance, firmware update...

 
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User generated content could come to Avatars, claims Rare

A while ago, Rare had mentioned that clothing and accessories for Microsoft's twee-but-worthless Avatars could arrive in the form of Achievement-style videogame unlocks. Now the studio is back to say that user generated content is also a po...

 
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Rejected NXE design looks like it's smeared with spunk

This is a little glimpse of what the New Xbox Experience could well have become, and as you can see, everything looks like it was coated with a thin layer of semen. Or maybe that's just how I choose to see things. Design firm Gridplane work...

 
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Dress up your NXE Avatars for the new year: New clothes available

Thank God -- and not a moment too soon -- Microsoft has released a handful of new clothing for your Xbox LIVE Avatars.According to Major Nelson, "It's almost New Years, and that means some new Avatar clothes!" Was anyone expecting...

 
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Megaton: Soulja Boy has found a use for Avatars

Granted, it's a ridiculous use, but it's something! Yes, rapping sensation (they still call it rap, right?) and videogame expert Soulja Boy has actually found something to do with the New Xbox Experience -- he's made a music video out of ...

 
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Avatar 'Formal Wear' now available on Xbox Live

If you thought your Avatar was looking a little bit too much like a filthy vagrant knave, then never fear! Microsoft is looking out for you with a new range of formal wear, allowing your twee little mascot to look spiffier than a Nazi at a ...

 
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Microsoft 'frees' your avatars, launches another thing that is silly

Microsoft has launched a new feature on its Web site called Free Your Avatar, which allows gamers to import their Avatars and then create wallpapers and other pointless images for their own sick amusement. There must be a reason they'd want...

 

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The Jungle Book was no Zootopia but it was still rather

 
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That Nioh demo was a surprise, wasnt

 
The Dyslexic Laywer

Ive been playing Rhythm Thief and its a very charming game but i swear to God if it forces me to do another god awful motion control

 
Nekrosys

The more I think about it, the more I realise that I actually prefer Dark Souls 3 over It just feels that much less grindy, and having the ability to respec means I can keep fine-tuning my character when I find weapons I have a preference

 
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A lot of catgirl stuff Heres a cartoon penguin for variety:

 
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Came back to ds3 and still not being summoned for Its been 20 minutes

 
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Pokemon Trainers! Out of nowhere, Spain has a Shiny Yveltal event and North America and Europe have a Regular Zygarde event going Dunno if these are ORAS exclusive or if XY are included too, but be sure to grab

 
Lex

So, I heard the Attack on Titan game is coming to the west and has an online component? The models could use some work,

 
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Just seeing all these catgirl posts is making me

 
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Things always get whenever I

 
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My job aint But they buy me coffee made the way I like usually without even And thats just

 
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Friendly reminder that dogs

 
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you said?Now check whats going on in the couldnt help it!

 
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Gonna finally download Oris Definitive Edition tomorrow, since Im going to a place with internet that I can use to I cant wait to play a better version of my 2015

 
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I could watch public access tv

 
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Sitting down with a lot of coffee and a wee slice of creme brule to WATCH The

 
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Beyond Two Souls is no where near as smart as it wants me to think it

 
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I sometimes wonder if I quickpost too then I tell myself thats a stupid thought and keep

 
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100% convinced the radio station at works controlled by Internet How else to explain Never Gonna Give You Up, then Whats Going On? Yes,

 
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Really struggled with Mirrors Edge LOVED Mirrors Edge but the open world slowed the game down so Spent some time discussing this

 
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