News items tagged with microsoft

Halo Wars 2 Gets Brand New Trailer At The Game Awards

Halo Wars 2 Gets Brand New Trailer At The Game Awards

Microsoft provides The Game Awards viewers a new trailer for Halo Wars 2, which offers gamers a glimpse into the events leading up the action in the game. The Game Awards 2016 was home to numerous...

By Boston Blake on November 22, 2017
Cuphead Clones Have Already Arrived on Mobile

Cuphead Clones Have Already Arrived on Mobile

Cuphead has sold over 300,000 copies on PC and is likely just as big a success on Xbox One. The difficult retro run and gun is a bona fide hit, so it comes as very little surprise that other develo...

By Jasmine Henry on November 22, 2017
Xbox Free Games With Gold for March 2016

Xbox Free Games With Gold for March 2016

Microsoft reveals the games that will be made available for Games With Gold in March, including the likes of Lords of the Fallen and the original Borderlands. As March draws near, it’s once again t...

By Rob Gordon on November 21, 2017
Halo Wars 2 SDCC Panel Reveals Story Vidoc

Halo Wars 2 SDCC Panel Reveals Story Vidoc

San Diego Comic Con 2016’s Halo Wars 2 panel features a new Story Vidoc with a closer look at the strategy game’s antagonist, Atriox, and The Banished. Microsoft returned to SDCC this year with ano...

By Rory Young on November 21, 2017
Cuphead’s Achievements List Gets Revealed

Cuphead’s Achievements List Gets Revealed

It’s been a painful wait for many Xbox One owners, but Cuphead is finally on the brink of release. The indie run-and-gun shooter immediately gained the interest of gamers due to its art style, whic...

By Rob Gordon on November 21, 2017
Halo Wars 2 Has New Actors

Halo Wars 2 Has New Actors

343 Industries explains the reasons behind the recasting of important characters, stating that changes have been made for ‘both casting and technical reasons.’ All at once, it seems as though the b...

By Rob Gordon on November 20, 2017
Cuphead Autosave Bugged on Windows 10

Cuphead Autosave Bugged on Windows 10

This week saw the long-awaited release of Cuphead for Xbox One and PC, and gamers have been quick to lavish the game with praise for its vintage cartoon graphics and challenging levels. Progressing...

By John Jacques on November 20, 2017
Xbox's 2016 Exclusives Schedule Revealed

Xbox's 2016 Exclusives Schedule Revealed

Microsoft releases a list of console exclusive games coming to Xbox in 2016, including Crackdown 3, Gears of War 4, Halo Wars 2, Quantum Break, and more. Overall, it’s safe to say that 2015 was a g...

By Dalton Cooper on November 19, 2017
How to Unlock Cuphead's Secret Game Mode

How to Unlock Cuphead's Secret Game Mode

About a week ago, the achievements list for Studio MDHR’s colorful run and gun indie shooter Cuphead was revealed before the title even had time to hit store shelves, and now that it has officially...

By Kyle Sledge on November 19, 2017
‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ & ‘Far Cry 3’ Lead D.I.C.E. Awards Nominations

‘Journey,’ ‘The Walking Dead,’ & ‘Far Cry 3’ Lead D.I.C.E. Awards Nominations

The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) has announced the nominees for the 16th annual Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain (D.I.C.E.) Awards. Leading the pack this year is thatgame...

By Jeff Schille on November 14, 2017
Why Microsoft's Kinect Failed

Why Microsoft's Kinect Failed

“Xbox One is Kinect. They are not separate systems. An Xbox One has chips, it has memory, it has Blu-ray, it has Kinect, it has a controller. These are all part of the platform ecosystem.” – Xbox e...

By Dalton Cooper on November 13, 2017
Our 25 Most Anticipated Games of 2012

Our 25 Most Anticipated Games of 2012

While we live for looking forward to what new games come out each year, we dread the overwhelming process of  picking only a select few to rank as our most anticipated. Starting with a list of...

By Rob Keyes on November 13, 2017
E3 2016: Xbox Independent Games Montage Trailer

E3 2016: Xbox Independent Games Montage Trailer

During the Microsoft E3 2016 press conference, a montage trailer for the [email protected] program reveals a ton of new games coming to the service including Cuphead, Yooka-Laylee, and more. While...

By Derek Nichols on November 09, 2017
13 Original Xbox Games Coming to Xbox One Tomorrow

13 Original Xbox Games Coming to Xbox One Tomorrow

One of the biggest surprises of Microsoft’s E3 2017 press conference was the announcement that original Xbox backward compatibility would be coming to Xbox One. We now know the first 13 original Xb...

By Dalton Cooper on November 09, 2017
Some Xbox One X Consoles are Dying Already

Some Xbox One X Consoles are Dying Already

After much anticipation, Microsoft has officially launched the Xbox One X, giving players access to 4K gaming and huge visual upgrades to existing titles. But some players say that they are unable...

By Jasmine Henry on November 09, 2017
Weekly Video Game News Roundup: February 24th

Weekly Video Game News Roundup: February 24th

This week was all about secrets, but we’re in a gossipy mood and can’t help but tell you all of them. In this roundup we have a release date for The Secret World, a revelation about XBLA’s file s...

By Curt Hutson on November 06, 2017
Game Rant Video Game Awards: Nominations

Game Rant Video Game Awards: Nominations

The wave of major new video game releases has finally settled as 2011 winds down and we prepare to celebrate the new year. But before we look forward to an even bigger year of gaming in 2012, l...

By Rob Keyes on November 06, 2017
Xbox One BC Now Supports Multi-Disc Games

Xbox One BC Now Supports Multi-Disc Games

Microsoft confirms an update to the backward compatibility feature of the Xbox One, revealing that supported multi-disc Xbox 360 games can now be used on the console. When Xbox 360 backward compat...

By Rob Gordon on November 06, 2017
‘Trials Evolution’ Sets XBLA Single Day Sales Record

‘Trials Evolution’ Sets XBLA Single Day Sales Record

Trials Evolution, the hotly anticipated follow-up to one of the downloadable era’s most beloved titles, is now the Arcade Next promotion, which sees the release of Bloodforge this week, as an annual...

By Anthony Taormina on November 03, 2017
‘Trials Evolution’ and ‘Minecraft’ Bookend Xbox 360’s Arcade Next

‘Trials Evolution’ and ‘Minecraft’ Bookend Xbox 360’s Arcade Next

Microsoft’s XBLA House Party 2012 just wrapped up a couple of weeks ago with the release of I Am Alive, but time waits for no one, and the next Xbox Live Arcade event has already been announced. Hu...

By Jeff Schille on November 03, 2017
Sea of Thieves Multiplayer More Impactful Than Destiny

Sea of Thieves Multiplayer More Impactful Than Destiny

We speak to several of the developers at Rare about their upcoming game Sea of Thieves, and learn that the multiplayer will be similar to Destiny‘s – but ‘more impactful’. There’s no question about...

By Riley Little on November 03, 2017
Microsoft Gamescom Conference Stream

Microsoft Gamescom Conference Stream

With plenty of game trailers and announcements set to take place at Gamescom this August, companies will be vying to make sure their press conferences are the ones gamers tune in to see. Microsof...

By John Jacques on November 03, 2017
E3 2015: Sea of Thieves Announced

E3 2015: Sea of Thieves Announced

In traditional E3 fashion, Microsoft brought numerous game developers on stage to share and discuss their upcoming games on Xbox One. One of those developers, Rare, revealed a new set of classic Rar...

By Boston Blake on November 03, 2017
Sea of Thieves Gets Release Window

Sea of Thieves Gets Release Window

Xbox Australia prematurely reveals the February release month for the upcoming Rare-developed multiplayer pirate game Sea of Thieves on PC and Xbox One. Sea of Thieves was a pleasant surprise at th...

By Dalton Cooper on November 03, 2017
Xbox Boss Gives Props to New Zelda, Nintendo NX

Xbox Boss Gives Props to New Zelda, Nintendo NX

The head of Microsoft’s Xbox division, Phil Spencer, gives praise to Nintendo’s The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and the company’s forthcoming NX console. As many gaming fans will likely agr...

By Kyle Sledge on November 03, 2017
Jurassic World Evolution Debuts at Gamescom 2017

Jurassic World Evolution Debuts at Gamescom 2017

The first big surprise announcement of gamescom 2017 is Jurassic World Evolution, a park simulator allowing players to create their very own Jurassic World. Developed by RollerCoaster Tycoon vetera...

By Rory Young on November 03, 2017
2013 Canadian Videogame Awards: Winners & Thoughts

2013 Canadian Videogame Awards: Winners & Thoughts

Yesterday evening at Fan Expo Vancouver, Reboot Communications and Greedy Productions held the Canadian Videogame Awards, hosted by industry voice actor Elias Toufexis (Adam Jensen in Deus Ex: Hu...

By Rob Keyes on November 03, 2017
Rocket League Is Getting Cross-Network Play On Xbox One

Rocket League Is Getting Cross-Network Play On Xbox One

Psyonix confirms that Rocket League will now support cross-network play, allowing gamers on the Xbox One to play against those on a PC. Rocket League gamers have been hoping that cross-network pla...

By John Jacques on November 03, 2017
Do Original Xbox Games Have Achievements on Xbox One?

Do Original Xbox Games Have Achievements on Xbox One?

Months after the feature was announced at E3 2017, original Xbox backward compatibility is finally rolling out to Xbox One owners all over the world. Original Xbox backward compatibility allows pla...

By Dalton Cooper on November 03, 2017
The Best of E3 2012: Nominations

The Best of E3 2012: Nominations

Leading up to E3 2012, many of the big game announcements were unveiled early, from Star Wars 1313 to Gears of War: Judgment. Still, there were a few pleasant surprises during the five major pres...

By Rob Keyes on November 03, 2017
Xbox One: Four More Backward Compatibility Games Added

Xbox One: Four More Backward Compatibility Games Added

The Xbox One backwards compatible library of games gets beefed up a little with four new titles announced, which includes the arcade classic Dragon’s Lair. Another round of Xbox 360 games have been...

By Curt Hutson on November 03, 2017
Psyonix: PS4/Xbox One Cross-Play is 'Inevitable'

Psyonix: PS4/Xbox One Cross-Play is 'Inevitable'

Psyonix vice president Jeremy Dunham discusses the possibility of PS4 to Xbox One cross-platform play in Rocket League, calling the feature ‘inevitable.’ Rocket League made history earlier this yea...

By Dalton Cooper on November 03, 2017
2013 Canadian Videogame Awards: Finalists Revealed

2013 Canadian Videogame Awards: Finalists Revealed

At last year’s Canadian Videogame Awards, FIFA Soccer 2012 took home game of the year, while Deux Ex: Human Revolution won Best Console Game and Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP won Best Do...

By Rob Keyes on November 03, 2017
Summer of Arcade Line Up Dated and Priced

Summer of Arcade Line Up Dated and Priced

We previously discussed the great titles upcoming for Microsoft’s annual Summer of Arcade here. Well, those games have finally been dated as well as priced, and it’s about freaking time. Last yea...

By Riley Little on November 03, 2017
Sea of Thieves Multiplayer Gameplay Trailer

Sea of Thieves Multiplayer Gameplay Trailer

Rare is debuting the debut gameplay trailer for Sea of Thieves, the online multiplayer pirate adventure game, live at Microsoft’s E3 2016 Xbox press conference. To sail the seven seas, embracing th...

By Rory Young on November 03, 2017
Hands-On: Sea of Thieves is Rare's Return to Form

Hands-On: Sea of Thieves is Rare's Return to Form

One editor goes hands-on with Rare’s Sea of Thieves, coming away toting the imminent high seas multiplayer title as the long awaited return to form for the famed studio. I pulled out a shoddy look...

By Riley Little on November 03, 2017
Microsoft Discusses If A New Fable Game Could Be Made

Microsoft Discusses If A New Fable Game Could Be Made

It’s been two years since Fable Legends was canceled and Lionhead Studios shuttered, but that doesn’t mean Microsoft’s intellectual property has faded away entirely. A third party studio created a...

By John Jacques on November 02, 2017
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Xbox One Release Date

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Xbox One Release Date

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has been making waves in the online gaming community, selling over 15 million units and breaking Dota 2‘s concurrent player record – all while in early access. We’ve k...

By Dalton Cooper on November 02, 2017
Summer of Arcade 2011 Release Schedule and Price Points Revealed

Summer of Arcade 2011 Release Schedule and Price Points Revealed

Delivering some of the hottest downloadable titles coming out of E3 2011, this year’s Summer of Arcade on Xbox Live promises to outdo the stellar offering from last year. To help inform gamers ju...

By Anthony Taormina on November 02, 2017
Weekly Wrap-Up

Weekly Wrap-Up

Several major video games hit store shelves and download services this past week as we approach the beginnings of the exciting fall video game release season and along with a listing of these rev...

By Rob Keyes on November 02, 2017
Time for the Return of 3D Platformers

Time for the Return of 3D Platformers

Gaming is an evolving medium, that much is undeniable. As hardware continues to advance, so too do the games that find themselves on it, but something happened after the PlayStation 2 and Nintend...

By Riley Little on October 31, 2017
Halloween Sale For Xbox One and Xbox 360 Horror Games

Halloween Sale For Xbox One and Xbox 360 Horror Games

Microsoft’s annual Shocktober Sales event is currently underway, scaring up major discounts for any brave gamers looking for a good fright this Halloween.

By Curt Hutson on October 23, 2017
Cuphead: All Bosses Beaten Without Taking Damage

Cuphead: All Bosses Beaten Without Taking Damage

Following the release of the video game developer Studio MDHR’s run and gun title Cuphead last week, many fans of the title have gone on to discover its difficulty, with many undoubtedly still stru...

By Kyle Sledge on October 22, 2017
Cuphead May Get Online Multiplayer At A Later Date

Cuphead May Get Online Multiplayer At A Later Date

Cuphead may be inspired by 1930’s-era cartoons and vintage atmospheres, but Studio MDHR has also ushered in some properties from the modern era: support for couch co-op, crisp (albeit vintage) high...

By John Jacques on October 21, 2017
[email protected] Montage

[email protected] Montage

Microsoft’s E3 2015 press conference was nothing but game after game after game. The biggest Xbox One games of the coming years were showcased through trailers and gameplay footage, such as the reve...

By Dalton Cooper on October 21, 2017
Rise of the Tomb Raider Zombie Mode Trailer

Rise of the Tomb Raider Zombie Mode Trailer

The latest trailer for Rise of the Tomb Raider: The 20 Year Celebration reveals the first gameplay footage of Lara Croft hunting zombies in her family’s manor. Gamers on PS4, PC, and Xbox One will...

By Denny Connolly on October 20, 2017
Forza Motorsport 7 VIP Bonuses Changed After Backlash

Forza Motorsport 7 VIP Bonuses Changed After Backlash

Forza Motorsport 7 launched on PC and Xbox One last week, but fans were less than pleased about the changes that Turn 10 had made to the game’s loot system. The changes altered the paid-for VIP upg...

By Jasmine Henry on October 20, 2017
Microsoft Didn't Talk VR This Year Because of Kinect

Microsoft Didn't Talk VR This Year Because of Kinect

When Microsoft announced the Xbox One X, it stated that the console would be capable of “high fidelity” virtual reality gaming. The new console launches next month but Microsoft has yet to fully de...

By Jasmine Henry on October 20, 2017
Interview: Maple Leafs' Mitch Marner on Gaming as Team

Interview: Maple Leafs' Mitch Marner on Gaming as Team

Microsoft Canada recently provided Game Rant with the opportunity to sit down for a brief interview with Toronto Maple Leafs winger Mitch Marner. The skilled youngster was front and center for a re...

By Riley Little on October 19, 2017
Rise of the Tomb Raider For PC Beating Xbox One Sales

Rise of the Tomb Raider For PC Beating Xbox One Sales

An official report reveals that Rise of the Tomb Raider has had far more success on the PC market than the Xbox One, selling many more copies in its first month. Months after its initial release fo...

By Sarah Fields on October 14, 2017
Second Week of Xbox Live Countdown Sales Begins

Second Week of Xbox Live Countdown Sales Begins

The second week of the Xbox Live Countdown sale starts, offering up deals on high-profile titles such as Watch Dogs 2, Overwatch, and DOOM for interested gamers. With Christmas Day now over, many g...

By Rob Gordon on October 13, 2017
PS4 Should Support Cross-Play, Just Not With Xbox

PS4 Should Support Cross-Play, Just Not With Xbox

The notion of cross-platform play would have seemed absurd to gaming fans even half a decade ago, when people still earnestly believed that the famed “console wars” of the early-to-mid-2000s would...

By Cody Gravelle on October 07, 2017
5 Reasons PS4 and Xbox One Crossplay Needs to Happen

5 Reasons PS4 and Xbox One Crossplay Needs to Happen

Lately, Sony has been feeling the heat as fans demand that the PS4 platform holder should enable cross-platform play with Xbox One. Sony has refused to budge despite the pressure, which has only in...

By Jasmine Henry on October 07, 2017
Microsoft to Extend PUBG Xbox One Exclusivity

Microsoft to Extend PUBG Xbox One Exclusivity

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds will release on Xbox One later this year as a console launch exclusive and the game will be one of the biggest titles out on the console this year. As the hype builds...

By Jasmine Henry on October 07, 2017
Forza Motorsport 7: Loot System Is Off To a Rocky Start

Forza Motorsport 7: Loot System Is Off To a Rocky Start

The reveal of Forza Motorsport 7 was one of the major talking points from the Xbox E3 2017 press conference. The racing sim series was looking better than ever and fans could not wait to get behind...

By Jasmine Henry on October 07, 2017
Fortnite Gets Cross-Play Between PS4 and Xbox One

Fortnite Gets Cross-Play Between PS4 and Xbox One

Epic Games’ third-person shooter Fortnite quietly gets cross-play support between PS4 and Xbox One, a surprise move that runs counter to Sony’s usual stance on the feature.

By Cody Gravelle on September 22, 2017
Fortnite Launches Battle Royale Add-On for Free

Fortnite Launches Battle Royale Add-On for Free

Epic Games releases its latest update for Fortnite, bringing a ton of fixes to the game and making the PvP Battle Royale mode free to download for everyone.

By Derek Nichols on September 22, 2017
Fortnite Battle Royale Mode is Going Free to Play

Fortnite Battle Royale Mode is Going Free to Play

Epic Games announces that the Fortnite Battle Royale game mode will be going free to play later this month, with the developer promising it won’t be ‘pay to win.’

By Jasmine Henry on September 22, 2017
Xbox One X Pre-Order Date Leaks for Standard Edition

Xbox One X Pre-Order Date Leaks for Standard Edition

At Gamescom 2017 last month, Microsoft announced the pre-orders for the Xbox One X Project Scorpio Edition had gone live and that fans could register their interest for the limited edition console....

By Jasmine Henry on September 21, 2017
Cuphead Review

Cuphead Review

Cuphead delivers a carefully curated balance of gorgeous hand-drawn visuals and unforgiving gameplay. This heavily stylized title is an instant classic.

By John Jacques on September 19, 2017
Cuphead Releases Its Launch Trailer

Cuphead Releases Its Launch Trailer

Microsoft and Studio MDHR officially release the launch trailer for Cuphead, the vibrant run and gun shooter game that is available now for PC and Xbox One.

By Kyle Sledge on September 19, 2017
Borderlands Gets Xbox One Backward Compatibility

Borderlands Gets Xbox One Backward Compatibility

Microsoft is attempting to keep its vast library of Xbox 360 titles alive with backward compatibility. It was definitely one of the more unexpected announcements to come out of E3 2015, but if the...

By Kyree Leary on September 18, 2017
BioShock Trilogy Added to XB1 Backward Compatibility

BioShock Trilogy Added to XB1 Backward Compatibility

Microsoft makes each title in 2K and Irrational Games’ BioShock trilogy available on Xbox One by way of the platform’s backward compatibility program. It’s no secret that Microsoft’s decision to ma...

By Kyle Sledge on September 18, 2017
Future Xbox One Update May Improve Game Downloads

Future Xbox One Update May Improve Game Downloads

Microsoft’s Xbox One may currently be trailing Sony’s PlayStation 4 in worldwide sales at the moment, but the company is taking big steps in an attempt to close the gap, starting with the release o...

By Alexander Pan on September 18, 2017
Dead Rising 4 Gets A Release Date

Dead Rising 4 Gets A Release Date

After it is accidentally posted on the Xbox Live Marketplace, Microsoft confirms the release date for the upcoming Windows 10 and Xbox One exclusive game Dead Rising 4. Before its official announce...

By Dalton Cooper on September 18, 2017
Dead Rising 4 is a Timed Exclusive

Dead Rising 4 is a Timed Exclusive

After announcing the game for Xbox One and Windows 10, Microsoft now confirms that upcoming zombie game Dead Rising 4 is a timed exclusive on the platforms. Officially revealed during Microsoft’s p...

By Jasmine Henry on September 18, 2017
Why Dead Rising 4 Doesn't Have A Time Limit

Why Dead Rising 4 Doesn't Have A Time Limit

Capcom Vancouver studio head Joe Nickolls reveals that Dead Rising 4 will not use the divisive time limit mechanic that has been used in previous games in the series. In many ways, Dead Rising 4 sh...

By Dalton Cooper on September 18, 2017
ReCore Review

ReCore Review

ReCore will be a welcome blast from the past for some, but others will struggle to come to terms with the more archaic components of the experience. From the moment that ReCore was announced at E3...

By Brad Jones on September 18, 2017
Microsoft Talks Xbox Scorpio Price & PS4 Pro

Microsoft Talks Xbox Scorpio Price & PS4 Pro

Xbox exec Albert Penello discusses Xbox Scorpio and PS4 Pro, insinuating that Microsoft’s upgraded console could launch at a similar price as Sony’s new system. In the months leading up to E3 2016,...

By Dalton Cooper on September 18, 2017
N64 Emulator Removed from Xbox Games Store

N64 Emulator Removed from Xbox Games Store

Just a few short days since it was discovered on the Xbox Games Store, the Nintendo 64 app has been pulled and users can no longer download the emulator. A Nintendo 64 emulator titled Win64e10 rece...

By Curt Hutson on September 18, 2017
Forza Horizon 3 Graphics Near PC on Xbox One

Forza Horizon 3 Graphics Near PC on Xbox One

A report showcasing a video comparison between the PC and Xbox One versions of Forza Horizon 3 suggests that the graphical presentation may be near identical. Microsoft Studios’ Forza Horizon 3 mig...

By Cody Gravelle on September 18, 2017
Dead Rising 4 Season Pass Includes Mini Golf

Dead Rising 4 Season Pass Includes Mini Golf

Microsoft announces the Dead Rising 4 season pass, which will include a multiplayer mini golf mode, an infected Frank West, and holiday-themed weapons. Most high budget games nowadays release with...

By Dalton Cooper on September 18, 2017
Dead Rising 4 Trailer Highlights Combo Weapons

Dead Rising 4 Trailer Highlights Combo Weapons

Just in time for Halloween, Capcom releases a new trailer for Dead Rising 4 that highlights the game’s brutal combo weapons and some of Frank West’s crazy costumes. The upcoming Dead Rising 4 from...

By Dalton Cooper on September 18, 2017
Halo Wars 2 Trailer

Halo Wars 2 Trailer

On Xbox 360, Microsoft and Ensemble Studios released a real-time strategy game set in the Halo universe called Halo Wars. The game was a success and the first time the series diverged from its signa...

By Dalton Cooper on September 18, 2017
Halo Wars 2 Trailer Released, Beta Available Now

Halo Wars 2 Trailer Released, Beta Available Now

Halo Wars makes its well-anticipated return with two new trailers revealed courtesy of E3. A week long beta is available now for players on Xbox One and will be coming to Windows 10. Although it s...

By Maxwell Jeffery on September 18, 2017
Halo Wars 2 Multiplayer Beta Extended

Halo Wars 2 Multiplayer Beta Extended

343 Industries studio head Dan Ayoub announces that the multiplayer beta for Halo Wars 2 is getting an extension due to high demand, and will now finish on Wednesday. It’s likely that E3 2016 is go...

By Rob Gordon on September 18, 2017
Rise of the Tomb Raider Sells Over 1 Million Copies

Rise of the Tomb Raider Sells Over 1 Million Copies

Microsoft reports Square Enix’s and Crystal Dynamics’ Rise of the Tomb Raider selling over 1 million copies since its release for the Xbox One on November 10 last year. According to a recent holid...

By Kyle Sledge on September 18, 2017
Lamborghini Centenario Xbox One S Is A Work of Art

Lamborghini Centenario Xbox One S Is A Work of Art

To celebrate the release of open world racer Forza Horizon 3, Microsoft reveals a competition to win a one-of-a-kind Xbox One S modelled after the $2 million Lamborghini Centenario. Xbox owners are...

By Rob Gordon on September 18, 2017
Xbox Free Games With Gold for October 2016

Xbox Free Games With Gold for October 2016

Four games join the Xbox Games With Gold program in October 2016, including both Super Mega Baseball: Extra Innings and The Escapists each on the Xbox One. October’s line-up of free Xbox games for...

By Rory Young on September 18, 2017
Project Scorpio Will Run Microsoft Games at Native 4K Resolution

Project Scorpio Will Run Microsoft Games at Native 4K Resolution

In a recent interview, Microsoft Studios Publishing general manager Shannon Loftis confirms that all first-party Xbox One Project Scorpio titles will run at native 4K. Choice seems to be a word tha...

By Derek Nichols on September 18, 2017
Inside Review

Inside Review

Inside builds on every strength of Playdead’s Limbo, while also delivering a compelling yet haunting world filled with smart puzzles and inventive mechanics. Released back in 2010, Playdead Studio...

By Anthony Taormina on September 16, 2017
Xbox One Streaming Support Coming to Oculus Rift

Xbox One Streaming Support Coming to Oculus Rift

Microsoft announces a further tie between Xbox and virtual reality headset Oculus Rift, revealing that Xbox One streaming will be coming to the Rift this December. It’s been a hugely important few...

By Rob Gordon on September 12, 2017
Xbox Scorpio ‘Aspired a Little Bit Higher’ Than PS4 Pro

Xbox Scorpio ‘Aspired a Little Bit Higher’ Than PS4 Pro

Microsoft executive Albert Penello has continued the comparisons between the Xbox Scorpio and the PS4 Pro, stating that the Xbox console ‘aspired’ a little higher. This console generation, both Son...

By Rob Gordon on September 12, 2017
6 Gaming Splits Bigger Than Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie

6 Gaming Splits Bigger Than Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie

Breakups aren’t reserved for couples, celebrity or not, with plenty of blockbuster splits in the gaming industry making massive headlines and leaving their mark on the medium. Despite what many may...

By Riley Little on September 12, 2017
Future Gears of War Games May Explore Other Genres

Future Gears of War Games May Explore Other Genres

The answer to an interesting question posed at the recent Xbox Fanfest event in Sydney, Australia suggests future Gears of War titles might not have to be shooters. All the main games in the Gears...

By Curt Hutson on September 12, 2017
Gears of War 4 Update Fixes Some Multiplayer Problems

Gears of War 4 Update Fixes Some Multiplayer Problems

Video game developer The Coalition releases an update for the Xbox One version of Gears of War 4 that fixes some of the title’s persistent multiplayer problems. Ever since the official release of G...

By Kyle Sledge on September 12, 2017
Gears of War 4 Launch Trailer Sets up the Story

Gears of War 4 Launch Trailer Sets up the Story

The Coalition releases a launch trailer for Gears of War 4 that sets up the story, highlights the main characters, and details the new threats players will face. It may be hard to believe, but we a...

By Dalton Cooper on September 12, 2017
Gears of War 4 Review

Gears of War 4 Review

Gears of War makes its grandiose return on Xbox One and PC, and those sorely missing the series can rest easy knowing that the franchise is back and better than ever. Gears of War: Judgment was th...

By Riley Little on September 12, 2017
Gears of War 4 Will Support Split Screen Co-Op on PC

Gears of War 4 Will Support Split Screen Co-Op on PC

Game developer The Coalition officially confirms the inclusion of split-screen co-op for PC players of the forthcoming third-person shooter Gears of War 4. Last week, The Coalition held a preview e...

By Kyle Sledge on September 09, 2017
Could Gears of War Get A Halo Wars-Inspired Spin-Off?

Could Gears of War Get A Halo Wars-Inspired Spin-Off?

We spoke to Dan Ayoub about Halo Wars and the possibility of seeing a Gears of War version of the popular RTS spin-off – learning that it has already been talked about.

By Riley Little on November 20, 2016
14 Minutes of Dead Rising 4 Gameplay

14 Minutes of Dead Rising 4 Gameplay

A new E3 gameplay demo for Dead Rising 4 reveals a number of over the top weapons and vehicles the series is known for including some returning features as well.

By Derek Nichols on June 24, 2016
Xbox One New IP in 2016

Xbox One New IP in 2016

Head of Xbox Phil Spencer takes to Twitter to boast about the slew of new IP coming to Xbox One next year, and confirms that some titles haven’t even been announced yet.

By Dalton Cooper on November 20, 2015
E3: New Game Trailers & Announcements [Roundup]

E3: New Game Trailers & Announcements [Roundup]

Watch ALL the new trailers and see ALL the new game announcements that came out of the E3 2014 press conferences.

By Rob Keyes on November 20, 2014