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8:00 PM on 11.14.2013

Jimmy Fallon and Ice-T play with the PS4's AR games

During last night's episode of Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Sony's head of special projects, Dr. Richard Marks, came by to demonstrate the abilities of the PS4's camera and motion-controlled gameplay. Both Jimmy Fallon and ...

Alessandro Fillari

1:30 AM on 11.14.2013

Tonight's South Park was all about the console wars

Tonight's South Park episode was brilliant. It's all about the console wars, themed Game of Thrones style. It's the Xbox One versus PlayStation 4 fanboys as they go to war over securing one of the next-generation consoles dur...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

9:30 PM on 11.08.2013

Minecraft creator Notch eats gold chocolate coins on TV

I bet Notch usually eats regular gold coins just because he can afford it so Craig Ferguson had them bring chocolate gold coins on set to make him feel more at home. Also, Notch says Mario Kart isn't a proper game. This casu...

Steven Hansen

12:15 PM on 11.08.2013

Earn Xbox One Achievements by watching TV

With such a strong focus on television viewing, it's predictable to hear that Microsoft will allow Achievements that are earned through watching media, as shown in the image above. "We're going to have more achievements for m...

Jordan Devore

7:30 AM on 11.08.2013

Here's your list of Xbox One launch apps

We knew there would be plenty of apps for use with the Xbox One, but today we're finally looking at a final list of what we can expect to use at launch this November 22.  Every Xbox One will feature the following: Xbox ...

Dale North



Xbox One and television: working together photo
Xbox One and television: working together
by Dale North

You probably won't buy an Xbox One to watch television, but television watching seems to be pretty neat with all the integration and applications Microsoft have worked into their new console. 

They want you to always have your Xbox One on, and they want you to never have to change inputs on your television. Microsoft put a HDMI passthru port on the Xbox One so that television watching is a seamless part of the system.

There's no escaping it. You're going to want to watch TV on your Xbox One. If you like TV, that is.

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8:00 PM on 11.06.2013

Craig Ferguson to talk with Notch, creator of Minecraft

On November 7, Markus "Notch" Persson, will make a guest appearance on the talk show The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. According to Kotaku's Stephen Totilo, Notch will be on the late-night show to discuss his experience...

Alessandro Fillari

11:00 AM on 10.22.2013

A glimpse of that new Pikachu game shows some scary faces

Earlier this month, we heard a new Pikachu game was in the works. A preview of an upcoming episode of Japanese television program Professional Shigoto no Ryuugi only shows a couple of scenes of the work in progress. One ...

Dale North

4:45 PM on 10.21.2013

'League' indeed: eSports are officially Real Sports!

Tomorrow's episode of the long-running, award-winning HBO sports program Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel features a segment with Soledad O’Brien going behind the scenes at the League of Legends World Championship. This ...

Steven Hansen

10:00 AM on 10.19.2013

The Blood Dragon soundtrack goes great with everything

I used to like Key and Peele until this nightmare I had recently in which they were the leaders of a terrorist organization and they had handcuffed a suitcase bomb to me. I was trying to get free while attempting to convince...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

10:00 PM on 10.17.2013

In the Arkhams of an angel: Batman Arkham Origins TV spot

It's like I can hear Sarah McLachlan pressing me to donate money to sadfaced baby Bruce Wayne. Except for the fact that he could buy me a million times over.  You see what you're missing out on when you don't watch tele...

Steven Hansen

9:00 PM on 10.17.2013

TV, sports: Xbox One getting soccer reality show

At least the first reveal from Xbox Entertainment Studios was a live-action Halo show helmed by Steven Spielberg. The unit's next venture is Every Street United. Each episode in the eight episode series will be shot in a diff...

Steven Hansen

10:30 AM on 10.17.2013

Hulu Plus now available on 3DS (and 2DS)

Are you a Hulu Plus subscriber? And a 3DS owner? You're in...well, something. You can now watch Hulu Plus on your 3DS system.  The new Hulu Plus app is available on the Nintendo eShop today. It offers full touchscreen na...

Dale North

10:00 PM on 10.14.2013

The next Pokemon movie with lame Ash airs this week

For those of you that weren't patient like may have already watched the Pokemon Origins series thanks to subs. It was pretty great. Remember how Squirtle made Charmander his bitch? Good times. Well the English version of tha...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

4:00 AM on 10.04.2013

South Park, murder porn, cable companies, and Minecraft

The South Park Minecraft focused episode aired last night, and as it turns out it wasn't just about Minecraft! In fact, it was more about murder porn. Oh, and how sh*tty cable companies are. Funny enough, I stopped watching t...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

11:30 PM on 10.02.2013

There's a new Sonic cartoon in the works

Sonic is returning to television with Sonic Boom, the fifth Sonic TV series. This one is going to be CG animated, and is set to debut Fall 2014 on Cartoon Network. The target audience is ages 6 to 11, and is billed as an "act...

Hamza CTZ Aziz