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News: Deals With Gold Gives Borderlands Discounts

Deals With Gold Gives Borderlands Discounts

What's the dealio?

We're a shade late to the party with this one, so you'll have to cut us some slack (not for any reason other than that we're asking you to), but Microsoft has confirmed that Deals With Gold has been updated mid-week, and they're offering a nice Borderlands-themed set of discounts for Xbox 360 owners. On Xbox One, Worms...

Gamescom 2014: Xbox's Official Twitch Channel Compromised

Xbox's Official Twitch Channel Compromised

Xbox, PlayStation and ESL targeted at Gamescom

Last night, the official Twitch channels belonging to Xbox, PlayStation and eSports League were targeted and compromised. Past broadcasts were altered and new highlights were published with everything from offensively-worded descriptions (racist and homophobic slurs) to shots fired at other games...

News: Developers Ask for Xbox Early Access Program

Developers Ask for Xbox Early Access Program

Microsoft is all ears.

Over the last 12 months, "early access" schemes have become very popular. Originally implemented on Steam, games likes Rust and Day Z have gone on to sell millions of copies, despite the games being nowhere near finished yet. Now, developers are knocking on the doors of both Microsoft and Sony, requesting early access programs...

News: The Titanfall Update Is Coming "Soon"

The Titanfall Update Is Coming "Soon"

Respawn decides on the numbers

It seems like we finally get to see the much anticipated update of Titanfall that Respawn first introduced during E3. However it won't be in update number 3, as first reported, but will be update number 4 in the line. There is also some teasing footage from the update showing what parts of the update will actually look...

News: DLC and Updates for Titanfall

DLC and Updates for Titanfall

Your Titan is ready - standby for Xbox 360 DLC and major update

Remember how some days ago we posted news on the major update coming to Titanfall? The one including new game modes and Titan customisation options? We didn't have a date then, but it looks as if today's the day; Respawn and EA announced the news yesterday on the game's official...

News: Battlefield Hardline Beta Soon Also for Xbox

Battlefield Hardline Beta Soon Also for Xbox

The Hardline beta will arrive on Xbox, but not in the same form.

To avoid repeating mistakes of the Battlefield 4 release, it was decided that this year's newcomer to the Battlefield franchise - Battlefield Hardline - would be tested thoroughly by the public by releasing a beta version of the game. The beta went live during EA's briefing conference...

E3 2014: Want to Have a Look Inside the Xbox Booth at E3? We've Got You Covered!

Want to Have a Look Inside the Xbox Booth at E3? We've Got You Covered!

Check out these ultra-realistic screenshots

If you've been tuning into any live broadcasts from the E3 show floor, you've likely had a glimpse at the festivities taking place in and around the Xbox booth. While it's hard to get a sense of what it's like to be there in person without actually being there in person, Microsoft has released a group of...

News: More Than 45 New Apps Headed to Xbox One and Xbox 360

More Than 45 New Apps Headed to Xbox One and Xbox 360

We've got the list.

More than 45 new entertainment apps are currently in development and headed to the Xbox One and Xbox 360, it has been announced today. A host of long-awaited apps such as NHL GameCenter, HBO Go for Xbox One, NBA, and EPIX are on the list, depending on which territory you live in, and are due to launch at an unspecified point in...

News: MOBA announced by Crytek

MOBA announced by Crytek

Arena of Fate coming to PC and Consoles

Crytek, the studio that brought us Crysis and Ryse, is stepping a little outside of it's normal type of audience to make a MOBA called Arena of Fate. This new IP will have you fighting 5-on-5 battles as heroes from famous historical figure to fictional legends in a similar style to that of power houses like...

News: Xbox VP Marc Whitten Says Goodbye to Microsoft

Xbox VP Marc Whitten Says Goodbye to Microsoft

Moving on to newer things

Marc Whitten, Xbox's corporate vice president, has chosen to depart from Microsoft after 14 years to become Chief Product Officer of Sonos. Marc has been with the company since 2000 where he helped deliver the successful launches of the original Xbox, the Xbox 360, and the Xbox One in November of last year. “I have had...

News: Xbox at Eurogamer Expo 2013

Xbox at Eurogamer Expo 2013

Hit and miss.

The 2013 Eurogamer Expo is in full swing, and we've been taking in the atmosphere over the first two days in order to see what Microsoft has brought to a packed Earls Court in London. With Nintendo bringing the likes of Mario Kart 8, and Sony showing off the PS4 and a slew of great-looking PS3 titles, there was a lot for the Redmond...

Gamescom 2013: Here's Your List of FIFA Ultimate Team Legends

Here's Your List of FIFA Ultimate Team Legends

Owen...to Fowler...to LINEKER!

Following on from yesterday's announcement that FIFA Ultimate Team Legends for FIFA 14 would be exclusive to the Xbox platform (and that FIFA 14 is free with preordered Xbox One consoles), a lot of people were left wondering as to which legendary footballers would be included in the game. Well, wonder no mor

News: Rejected Names for Microsoft's First Console Revealed

Rejected Names for Microsoft's First Console Revealed

Take your pick

The name 'Xbox' — when you really think about it — is a pretty strange name for a video game console. When Microsoft first revealed the name for its first gaming machine, many people despised it. Surely, the creatives at Microsoft could have come up with something a little better. In a recent Edge interview, before settling on...

News: Rare Considered Reviving Battletoads

Rare Considered Reviving Battletoads

But could Rash, Pimple, and Zitz now be coming to Xbox One?

After news broke that Rare may be bringing one of their many beloved franchises to this year’s E3, we decided to dig a little further to see if we could find any hints as to what they could be working on – besides the rumored Killer Instinct. While we didn’t happen to score anything...

News: Rare Bringing "Historic Franchise" to E3

Rare Bringing "Historic Franchise" to E3

A Rare return to form?

Way back in 2002, Microsoft acquired developer Rare from Nintendo and brought beloved series such as Conker, Perfect Dark, and Banjo-Kazooie to the Xbox and Xbox 360. Since then, they've mostly been developing Kinect-based titles and neglecting all of that juicy IP that fans have been clamoring for. Well, it looks as if the...

Xbox Reveal: Skype on Xbox One

Skype on Xbox One

HD video calling from the comfort of your couch

During the unveiling ceremony for the Xbox One, Yusuf Mehdi today announced that Skype would be making its way to Microsoft’s upcoming home console. Much like the way fantasy-sports stats can be accessed in a sidebar without interrupting your current media – this was referred to as “snap mode”...

News: Bungie Confirms Destiny for Xbox One

Bungie Confirms Destiny for Xbox One

A Destiny we all saw coming

Following the Xbox One reveal event, Bungie - the original developers of the Halo series - confirmed via their official website that the upcoming sci-fi epic, Destiny, will not only ship on Playstation 4, Playstation 3, and Xbox 360 but it will also be coming to the recently announced Xbox One. This news shouldn't...