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News: New Revealed Plans for Xbox One's Reputation System

New Revealed Plans for Xbox One's Reputation System

How to stay in the green

Microsoft has revealed a more detailed report on how Xbox One's community-powered reputation system will affect gamers and their ability to play online. Back before the Xbox One was released, the new reputation system was touched upon in regards to labelling gamertags with a green, orange, or red level — which is directly...

News: Expect Multiplayer and Party Chat Improvements in March Xbox One Update

Expect Multiplayer and Party Chat Improvements in March Xbox One Update

Coming right before Titanfall launch

As much as we love our fancy new Xbox One's, it's clear that there are some areas that can be improved upon— mostly software related. Thankfully, a major update in March will help improve some of the nitpicks people have been complaining about surrounding multiplayer and party chat. Releasing sometime before...

News: Journey Back to Rapture With This 'Burial at Sea - Episode Two' Preview

Journey Back to Rapture With This 'Burial at Sea - Episode Two' Preview

Seaing old faces

Keep your arms and legs inside the bathysphere when descending please — you wouldn't want to get spliced. The fine folks at Irrational Games revealed quite the tease today in the form of an enticing preview for the second part to Burial at Sea, the story-based DLC counterpart to BioShock Infinite. Before clicking on the video...

Out This Week: January 14th (North America)

January 14th (North America)

Don't throw away that 360 just yet!

So you're browsing your local retailer's Xbox One and Xbox 360 section and have no idea what new games were released this week. No one seems willing to help and you feel alone and scared. Surely, there must be a way — an easy way — to get the info on the latest releases. Rest your worried head young Spartan,...

Out This Week: December 17th (North America)

December 17th (North America)

Hello, Clementine!

So you're browsing your local retailer's Xbox One and Xbox 360 section and have no idea what new games were released this week. No one seems willing to help and you feel alone and scared. Surely, there must be a way — an easy way — to get the info on the latest releases. Rest your worried head young Spartan, because at pX we...

Out This Week: November 26th (North America)

November 26th (North America)

Keep moving, nothing to see here!

So you're browsing your local retailer's Xbox One and Xbox 360 section and have no idea what new games were released this week. No one seems willing to help and you feel alone and scared. Surely, there must be a way — an easy way — to get the info on the latest releases. Rest your worried head young Spartan,...

News: Fulgore Returns to Killer Instinct in March

Fulgore Returns to Killer Instinct in March

Spinal confirmed, too.

Microsoft has confirmed that the eight character to be released during season one of Killer Instinct will be the fearsome Fulgore. Fulgore - who was a character in the original game - will be available to download in March 2014, as revealed by the below trailer. Another character from the original - Spinal - has also been...

Out This Week: November 12th (North America)

November 12th (North America)

XCOM stands out as the highlight this week

So you're browsing your local retailer's Xbox 360 section and have no idea what new games were released this week. No one seems willing to help and you feel alone and scared. Surely, there must be a way — an easy way — to get the info on the latest releases. Rest your worried head young Spartan, because...

News: Xbox One Dashboard Uncovered

Xbox One Dashboard Uncovered

Finally, some more details.

Larry Hyrb (Major Nelson) has posted a new video with Yusuf Mehdi (VP of Marketing and Strategy, Microsoft) and Marc Whitten (Chief Product Officer, Microsoft) showing off the new dashboard and just how easy, or so it seems to be, to use. You can view the 12 minute video below: In short, they show off voice and facial...

News: Microsoft Sends Out Rewards to Loyal Gamers

Microsoft Sends Out Rewards to Loyal Gamers

It's Killer.

It seems that Microsoft is acknowledging that the Xbox brand would not have been successful without gamers. Seemingly based on your Gamerscore and years of continuous Xbox Live membership, gamers are being sent rewards. Some rare cases have seen gamers picking up free Xbox One consoles complete with Forza Motorsport 5. More commonplace...

Out This Week: November 5th (North America)

November 5th (North America)

Call of Duty makes a haunting return

So you're browsing your local retailer's Xbox 360 section and have no idea what new games were released this week. No one seems willing to help and you feel alone and scared. Surely, there must be a way — an easy way — to get the info on the latest releases. Rest your worried head young Spartan, because at pX...

News: Assassin's Creed Liberation HD to Launch in January on XBLA

Assassin's Creed Liberation HD to Launch in January on XBLA

Digital title gets dated. Nearly.

Ubisoft has confirmed that their HD remake of Assassin's Creed Liberation will go on sale in January for the Xbox 360, via Xbox Live Arcade. The game - originally a PS Vita exclusive - features the first playable female Assassin, Aveline, and tasks the player with hunting down and eliminating enemies in all manner...

Out This Week: October 22nd (North America)

October 22nd (North America)

There's sure to be something for everyone this week

So you're browsing your local retailer's Xbox 360 section and have no idea what new games were released this week. No one seems willing to help and you feel alone and scared. Surely, there must be a way — an easy way — to get the info on the latest releases. Rest your worried head young...

News: Microsoft Details Smart Match, Reputation System and More on Xbox One

Microsoft Details Smart Match, Reputation System and More on Xbox One

New time-based challenge achievements discussed in new video

In a new video, various big-time Microsoft executives take the time to delve into more detail into the more advanced multiplayer options and features available for gamers on Xbox One. We've already seen and heard the majority of them, but it's a welcome overview for those that may need a...

News: Cross-Platform Play Between Xbox One and PC Could Become a Reality

Cross-Platform Play Between Xbox One and PC Could Become a Reality

One step closer

When it comes to multiplayer gaming, cross-platform play between consoles and platforms has always been something gamers have been hoping for. The idea of playing Call of Duty on your Xbox 360 against friends who own a PS3 is becoming less and less of a possibility, even as we enter a new console generation. Things may be looking...

News: Killer Instinct is Getting a Killer 'Pin Ultimate' Edition

Killer Instinct is Getting a Killer 'Pin Ultimate' Edition

Pre-order only at Microsoft's online store

When it launches alongside the Xbox One on November 22nd, Killer Instinct has a lot to live up to. Not only is developer Double Helix Games hoping to appease the die hard fans who've been eagerly anticipating a new entry since the original's debut in 1994, but the game is also the launch guinea pig for...

News: This is the New Friends App on Xbox One

This is the New Friends App on Xbox One

Follow or be followed

It's shocking to think that the Xbox One is only a short five weeks away. You would think there wouldn't be anything more to announce for the console, but yesterday Microsoft debuted a new video that guides us through how we'll manage our ever-important friends list. In the new video demonstration from Major Nelson, there is a...

News: There Will Be 300 High Definition Gamerpics Present At Xbox One Launch

There Will Be 300 High Definition Gamerpics Present At Xbox One Launch

All in glorious 1080p

As Xbox 360 gamers, we love expressing ourselves with our gamerpics. These itty-bitty icons can be viewed by all of our online friends, and with the introduction of customizable avatars in the 2008 dashboard update, they became even more personal to our longstanding gamertags. With the impending November launch of the Xbox...