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PAX Australia panels, exhibitors finalized

PAX Australia is only a few weeks away, and the lineup of panels and exhibitors was finalized earlier today. You can check out the full schedule on the PAX Aus website, and the Guidebook app for iPhone, Android, Windows 7 phones, and Blackb...   read

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Lost Odyssey and more come to Xbox One

The newest batch of backward compatible titles for the Xbox One have been released, and it's a pretty solid selection of games this time. Lost Odyssey, Toy Story 3, and Guwange all just became playable on the Xbox One. Of the three, Lost O...   read


Xbox One backward compatibility now at 250+ games

Three more Xbox 360 games were added to the Xbox One's backward compatibility list today, making over 250 games available on the current-gen console. This was announced by Major Nelson in a tweet which contained some box art shots for the a...   read


Bejeweled 3 and more now playable on Xbox One

I still remember when Sony dissed Microsoft about not being able to share games back in 2013. It was crazy to think that a major corporation would result to petty insults to goad its rivals, but the times have certainly changed. At least on...   read

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Castlevania: Symphony of the Night is now playable on Xbox One

Xbox One Backward Compatibility is chugging along, and it gets a couple of great titles this week. According to a tweet from Xbox's Major Nelson, Alan Wake, Pac-Man, and Castlevania: Symphony of the Night are now available on Xbox One. I ca...   read

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Xbox Live

Microsoft considering compensation for recent Xbox Live outage

Microsoft is considering compensating Xbox Live users for the recent downtime. Xbox Live has been buckling a lot recently, demonstrating frequent outages and downtime we're not typically used to experiencing with the service.  As a Red...   read

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The New Xbox One experience is looking better than ever

Xbox mouthpiece Larry Hryb and engineer Richard Irving preview the latest version of the Xbox One OS in the video above and it looks better than ever, if not a bit gray -- hopefully you can change that. Looks like the Xbox team has taken t...   read

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Hits from the Xbong

OMG YOU GUYS look at this parents against pot website

Why is it that the people put in charge of teaching the chilluns all the beauty they possess inside end up marrying Bobby Brown, or making batshit crazy stuff like this website about dabbing? I laughed so hard that I haven't been able to go...   read

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Today's Xbox One update improves party chat and Achievements

It's Monday morning and I cannot handle Major Nelson's unbridled enthusiasm for the Xbox One's new "What's on" channel, a collection of "curated links to popular videos, games, movies, TV shows, and more." Clearly this is a man who draws h...   read

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Xbox One

The Xbox One February update is looking good with Game Hubs

The Xbox One has added a ton of features since launch. While it was once a barren piece of hardware, it can now do quite a bit of stuff, including a heap of multimedia playback options. The February update has just been detailed, and m...   read


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Here's some places on Reddit you should check out with the ReddX app

The Xbox One may have a new edge on the console market with the addition of ReddX. The app allows Xbox One users to browse Reddit on their consoles, with all of the fancy features of the Xbone. Max has some recommendations for cool su...   read

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Xbox One

That new Xbox One system update is rolling out now

A brand new Xbox One update is rolling out on your console now, and Major Nelson has posted a recap of what to expect. First off, you can see a progress bar for game saves and updates, and the friend list has been given notifications. The K...   read

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Xbox sale

Tomb Raider and Walking Dead headline Xbox Ultimate sale

There are a few quality pickups today in day four of the Xbox 360 Ultimate Game sale, most notably Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons ($4.04), Walking Dead Season 2 Episode 1 ($1), Tomb Raider ($13.49), Prototype 2 ($10), The Darkness II ($7.49) ...   read

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Xbox One demos

'There will be more Xbox One demos' says Major Nelson

Xbox One owners may have noticed that there's a lack of demos on the platform - as in, basically none at all. Major Nelson has responded to the issue, noting that it's just temporary, stating, "[There will] be more demos for Xbox One as the...   read

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Major Nelson gives some Xbox One tips and tricks

This informational Xbox One video from Xbox Live's Major Nelson is proof that I'll click just about anything with "tips and tricks" in the title. I don't own the console and by the time I eventually do, these tidbits will have long since l...   read

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Microsoft shows off Xbox One's recording and sharing

Major Nelson, the poster child for the Xbox, posted a video showing how the recording function will work on the Xbox One. In it, Kyle Lampe uses his voice to command the Xbox One to record gameplay, edit the clip, and upload it to SkyDrive...   read

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Man who got an Xbox One early invited to launch event

It looks like things worked out for Swami, AKA the guy who got an Xbox One early and posted an unboxing video. Not long after detailing his experiences on Twitter, his system was banned from Xbox Live and his video was hit by a copyright c...   read

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Xbox One

Xbox One game gifting may be coming after all

Back when the Xbox One was announced and all of that terrible DRM news came out of it, there was one pretty neat feature -- digital game gifting. Essentially, the practice allowed you to buy a game digitally, play it, then "gift it" to a fr...   read

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Xbox One friend list
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Xbox One friend list takes some cues from Twitter

The Xbox Live friend list has evolved over time, starting as a pretty barebones affair on the original Xbox, and eventually becoming the standard to which its competitors are compared. With the impending release of the Xbox One, Microsoft ...   read

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Xbox Live Gold

Xbox Live Gold is free this weekend

Microsoft is "unlocking" Xbox Live Gold from October 4th through October 6th for select regions, so if you aren't keen on ponying up all the cash for Gold, you can play to your heart's content this weekend. If you're in Argentina, Brazil, C...   read

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Bioshock Infinite sale

The final day of the Xbox Live game sale is a good one

There's tons of great deals today for the Xbox Live "Ultimate Game Sale," including Bioshock Infinite for $39.99, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance for $29.99, XCOM: Enemy Unknown for $19.99, and Tomb Raider for $19.99. Infinite probably needs...   read

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New Xbox 360 update

Major Nelson announces beta for new Xbox 360 update

An update is on the works for the Xbox 360 that smooths out the console's performance and enables you to buy products with real cash instead of banana bucks -- and if you want to test it out, you can sign up directly on your Xbox 360's home...   read

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Xbox One Achievements

Xbox One Achievements detailed, will carry over from 360

Brace yourselves, tons of Achievement info is coming. Major Nelson dropped a novel of information on Achievements recently, and it goes into a lot of detail on how the new system will work. There's a lot of stuff to comb through, but the ke...   read

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Retail version of Minecraft for Xbox 360 delayed

Minecraft on the Xbox 360 is currently the highest grossing Xbox LIVE Arcade game out there and, nearly a year after its release, is still one of the most played games on Xbox LIVE -- outdoing most retail games when it comes to online ...   read

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XBLA sale

Dust and Mark of the Ninja headline XBLA sale

A number of Xbox Live Arcade titles are set to go on sale today according to Major Nelson, and CVG has evidently gotten the jump on him, providing a list of titles ahead of time. The Deal of the Week has a few gems, specifically Retro City ...   read

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I didnt even notice an outage and I was online or playing Overwatch a good chunk of the What a stupid mess


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I got a free ticket to see the League of Legends semi-finals this I havent played the game in over a year, but its still pretty cool to watch I still cant believe esports are such a big thing


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