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News: Xbox Live Countdown to 2015 Day 5 Brings Deep Silver Discounts

Xbox Live Countdown to 2015 Day 5 Brings Deep Silver Discounts

Shiny

The fifth batch of Microsoft's Countdown to 2015 game deals has gone live, with the 50 weekly deals that will be running through to December 22nd still going. Day 5 brings us two (or three, sort of) titles from Deep Silver. On Xbox One, Metro Redux gets cut, while on Xbox 360, Metro Last Light and Saints Row IV get their prices trimmed. Xbox...

News: Xbox One Was the Best Selling Console in November in Both US and UK

Xbox One Was the Best Selling Console in November in Both US and UK

Record numbers posted

With the US hardware sales numbers being released to platform holders today, we were expecting this one. However, Microsoft has issued a release confirming that Xbox One was indeed the best selling console in both the US and UK for the month of November. The company discusses a "new record for sales of Xbox One" without giving...

News: PopCap Games Discounted In This Week's Deals With Gold

PopCap Games Discounted In This Week's Deals With Gold

Puzzling action

This week's Deals With Gold have been announced, and pretty much every PopCap-developed title has been given a price cut, across both formats. Obviously, if you're an EA Access subscriber, you've already got access to Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare and Peggle 2 on Xbox One, so these deals might not warm the Christmas chestnuts...

News: Metro Redux, Wave of Disney Games Slashed in This Week's Deals With Gold

Metro Redux, Wave of Disney Games Slashed in This Week's Deals With Gold

...and Pac-man, of course

Following on from Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Spending Saturday, and Super-Spending Sunday (or whatever those days in-between are called), Microsoft has confirmed the latest wave of Xbox Deals With Gold. If you're getting ready for Christmas and have young-'uns heading to your house for the festivities, the big M has you...

News: Takashi Sensui Resigns as Head of Xbox Japan

Takashi Sensui Resigns as Head of Xbox Japan

Takahasi Minami appointed as new boss

Takashi Sensui, the General Manager of Xbox Japan, has resigned from his role after the Xbox One's well documented struggles in the region. Earlier today Japanese outlet Famitsu reported that Sensui, who was appointed to the division in 2006, would be stepping down. Takashi Sensui is not leaving Microsoft...

News: Xbox One Weekend Digital Deals Confirmed

Xbox One Weekend Digital Deals Confirmed

Ahead of time

Yesterday, Microsoft confirmed their Black Friday week opening deals, but there's more good news ahead. Over the weekend, from November 28th through to December 1st inclusive, there's going to be a whole bunch of other deals going on on the Xbox Game Store. Half price on The Evil Within and Ryse: Son of Rome Legendary Edition for $25...

News: Xbox One Black Friday Digital Deals Go Live

Xbox One Black Friday Digital Deals Go Live

Savings ahead

Black Friday is coming up and as promised, Microsoft are chopping the prices on some digital Xbox One titles. 11 games get the chop today, but Phil Spencer has mentioned that new deals will go live regularly and even maybe into next week. So, we'll keep you informed. (We listed the Xbox 360 deals already.) The list of Xbox One deals...

News: Xbox 360 Digital Deals Leak Ahead of Black Friday Zero-Hour

Xbox 360 Digital Deals Leak Ahead of Black Friday Zero-Hour

Well, possibly...

It seems that although Microsoft has a countdown in place for Xbox 360 Black Friday digital deals, a massive list of Xbox 360 games have been trimmed in price ahead of the completion of the countdown. Without further ado, we'll just cut into the list. Batman: Arkham City - $4.99 (75% off) Battleblock Theater - $7.49 (50%...

News: Xbox Digital Store Will Have Black Friday Deals

Xbox Digital Store Will Have Black Friday Deals

Discounts ahoy!

Microsoft has put up a new page over at Xbox.com, which shows a countdown to what will likely be a page of Xbox Game Store digital offers, commencing on Black Friday. Suffixed with the promotion title of "The Season of Xbox Continues", it looks as if this could be something that will run for a few days, rather than being limited to...

News: Xbox One Triples Week-on-Week Sales, Outsells PS4 and Approaches 10 Million Shipped

Xbox One Triples Week-on-Week Sales, Outsells PS4 and Approaches 10 Million Shipped

On the up

Microsoft's Yusuf Mehdi has issued a statement confirming that Xbox One sales are on the up (in the US, at least), after sales of the console more than tripled week-on-week after the console's price was officially cut on November 2nd. The arrival of Halo: The Master Chief Collection and Assassin's Creed Unity is expected to push the sales...

News: Stick It To This Week's Deals With Gold

Stick It To This Week's Deals With Gold

Fallout 3, Stick it to the Man, and UFC grab our attention

We're sure a majority of your weekly game allowance has already been spent on games like Halo MCC, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, and even Assassin's Creed Unity (you might want to read our thoughts on that one, though), but we can't resist sharing sales details whenever they're announced...

News: Sonic Rushes Into Xbox 360 Deals With Gold

Sonic Rushes Into Xbox 360 Deals With Gold

Zoooooooooom!

This week's Xbox 360 Deals With Gold have now been detailed, in addition to the earlier Xbox One Deals With Gold that we've already covered. Sonic is the star of the show this week, with no less than seven Sonic-starring titles getting discounted. Xbox 360: Deus Ex: Human Revolution - 73% off Murdered: Soul Suspect - 55% off Thief -...

News: This Week's Xbox One Deals With Gold Are Criminal

This Week's Xbox One Deals With Gold Are Criminal

Well, in a roundabout sort of way

This week's Xbox One Deals With Gold have gone live on the Xbox Store, and there's a certain theme to the proceedings this week. The Titanfal deals from last week are still active, but in addition to that, you can get a sweet discount on four crime-related titles. We're waiting on the Xbox 360 deals list, but for...

News: Deals With Gold Discounts Rayman, Outlast, and a Stack of Dragon Age

Deals With Gold Discounts Rayman, Outlast, and a Stack of Dragon Age

Quality, not quantity

This week's Deals With Gold have been set live, and while they're few in number, there's some good love for the Xbox One in the form of a decent discount for Rayman Legends. Easily one of the finest platforms on any system the game gets 40% trimmed from the price this week. Worms Battlegrounds gets a similar shave, and there's...

News: Pachter: Xbox One Outsold PlayStation 4 in September in US

Pachter: Xbox One Outsold PlayStation 4 in September in US

Analyst weighs in

Divisive analyst Michael Pachter of Wedbush Morgan is predicting that Sony's long US winning streak is over, at least for September. Pachter is estimating that Microsoft sold through 325,000 Xbox One consoles in the States in September, compared to 250,000 PlayStation 4 sales. He puts this down to Microsoft's "free game" offering...