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Xbox One

External storage and real names for friends confirmed for next Xbox One update


SmartGlass experience and automatic sign-in planned as well
May 21
Xbox One owners rejoice! There are a number of changes coming with the next system update in June, including external storage support (which nearly everyone has been clamoring for) as well as real names with which you can ide... read
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SmartGlass App

Impressions: Dead Rising 3's SmartGlass App


Find random junk and call strangers
Nov 21
Microsoft's SmartGlass functionality kind of came and went on the Xbox 360. Very few games supported the "second screen experience" concept and if they did, it was usually something underwhelming like an interactive website. ... read
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And it's cheaper than Coach glasses
Stats run sports. Yes, we have heartwarming stories of moxie and upsets and unexpected onside kicks right after the Super Bowl halftime show and they make for great narratives, but numbers are invaluable at easily quantifying... read feature

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Project Spark

Project Spark will be truly free to play on all platforms


No Xbox Live Gold membership required
Oct 15
Microsoft has caught some flak in the past for releasing "free-to-play" games that still required an Xbox Live Gold membership, meaning that they most certainly weren't truly free-to-play. That won't be the case with Project ... read
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Dead Rising 3 endings

Dead Rising 3 has 6-10 endings, overtime mode


Also has the hardest difficulty mode in the series
Sep 06
Like previous games in the franchise, Dead Rising 3 will feature multiple endings and, once you beat the game, a mode without the story's time constraints, Capcom Vancouver producer Mike Jones confirmed to OXM. Thankfully, po... read
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Project Spark

Project Spark closed beta coming in October


Create worlds a bit earlier than others
Aug 20
Project Spark is shaping up to be one of the most ambitious and creative Xbox One titles that Microsoft is currently showing off, but don't take my word for it -- you can try it out yourself.  A closed beta was jus... read
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How it ultimately uses those tools remains to be seen
One of the more ambitious looking games that Microsoft had on display as part of its press conference and showcase event was Project Spark. Serving as an obvious attempt to capture the sect of the audience that loves Mi... read feature

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Xbox One

Twitch integrated with Xbox One for instant broadcasts


SmartGlass for Ryse and video editing showcased
Jun 10
Microsoft demonstrated the "next-generation" SmartGlass during its E3 2013 press conference. The tech allows plays to start a single-player game, set up multiplayer, look at Achievements, and more from their mobile device. Ry... read
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Project Spark shows off multiplayer world building


Kinect-enabled with SmartGlass
Jun 10
Project Spark is bringing a huge open universe of creativity to Xbox One players. With the Kinect enabled voice controls, along with terraforming made easier with the use of SmartGlass, Project Spark is looking to make a big splash with its user-generated content. No word yet as to a release date, but those worlds sure look pretty! read
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Xbox SmartGlass

SmartGlass on Xbox One


Native part of Xbox One
May 21
Xbox SmartGlass, revealed at E3 last year, has been announced as a native part of Microsoft's Xbox One by Marc Whitten today. Apparently the companion screen app has already been downloaded over 10 million times for Xbox 360.... read
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Ninja Gaiden smartglass

Ninja Gaiden 3 on 360 will feature Smartglass integration


Syncronize YouTube videos
Mar 01
Tecmo Koei has confirmed that in addition to the new content that was added to the Wii U version of Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge, the Xbox 360 version of the game will be getting Smartglass support. Basically, this version of... read
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Forza Horizon devs talk up the coming content


Moar cars!
Nov 16
The creative and community teams working on Forza Horizon are featured in this latest development diary, where they discuss what fans of the game have to look forward to with coming downloadable content. They also pimp the game's integration with Microsoft Smartglass and then call out gamers to compete with them in races. read
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Xbox SmartGlass launch on Oct 26, supports Forza Horizon


Handful of games supported at launch
Oct 23
SmatGlass lets your phone or tablet become the most connected remote control ever. Or, in games, turns it into a second screen. All this functionality goes live on October 26, alongside the launch of Windows 8, Windows RT and... read
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Surprsingly useful boogie facilitator
I was having a hard time remembering whether or not Smart Glass is cool, because I feel like I haven’t been primed on the application since Microsoft’s E3 conference -- I’ve already forgotten most of the nea... read feature

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SmartGlass-required Xbox 360 games a possibility


Jun 29
Though Microsoft is lenient with its policy toward Kinect developers, I was surprised when Microsoft Studios head Phil Spencer told me that Xbox 360 games requiring smart phones/tablets could be a possibility with SmartGlass.... read
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We learned a lot about the Wii U at E3 this year, but we didn't learn what is likely to be the defining factor in its success or failure: the price. Recent rumors from reliable sources price it in the $400 range, which could ... read feature

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When Ascend: New Gods was announced, the trailer didn't do a great job of getting many people excited. The boring fantasy setting and rather dreary visuals combined with action-heavy gameplay sounds like something that was ju... read feature

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The Microsoft press conference was a decent showing. There may not have been any crazy new announcements, but the conference itself was entertaining and well-paced. A solid, if not spectacular, briefing. Also, I may have kind... read feature

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Microsoft has today announced Xbox Smart Glass, a new bit of tech that will "transform the devices you already own and love." Smart Glass is, essentially, a feature that allows all your entertainment systems to communicate an... read feature







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