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Xbox One Games with Gold starts today, free games for Xbox Live Gold members

Xbox One Games with Gold starts today, free games for Xbox Live Gold members

By 4 June 2014

Microsoft has launched its Games for Gold service for Xbox One owners. From today, both Halo: Spartan Assault and Max: The Curse of Brotherhood are free for Xbox Live Gold members. There will be two Xbox One games a month made free for Gold members, much... >>

Microsoft Xbox One update for TV tries DVR control and OneGuide on SmartGlass

Microsoft Xbox One update for TV tries DVR control and OneGuide on SmartGlass

By 1 April 2014

Microsoft has announced an Xbox One update and invite-only trial for Xbox Video and Xbox SmartGlass, with a focus on TV elements like DVR control and using OneGuide on multiple devices in new global markets. Starting with Xbox Video, Microsoft said you... >>

Microsoft will send you warnings if your Xbox One reputation falls, tell you to get your act together

Microsoft will send you warnings if your Xbox One reputation falls, tell you to get your act together

By 26 March 2014

When Microsoft launched the Xbox One it came with a new way to weed out the cheats and bullies in online games. Each gamer receives a reputation bar and, depending on reports from other players, that can go down, giving a visible sign to others that they... >>

Gamer first to hit 1 million Gamerscore on Xbox Live, record broken with Xbox One Titanfall

Gamer first to hit 1 million Gamerscore on Xbox Live, record broken with Xbox One Titanfall

By 13 March 2014

Raymond Cox, or Stallion83 as he is otherwise known on Xbox Live, has just broken the one million point mark for his Gamerscore. This will be, when proven legitimate, a new World Record. Nobody has ever been able to hit such a high score before - largely... >>

Microsoft could be taking Xbox Live cross-platform to iOS and Android

Microsoft could be taking Xbox Live cross-platform to iOS and Android

By 3 March 2014

Microsoft will extend Xbox Live support within mobile games past Windows Phone and onto iOS and Android, according to The Verge. The Xbox SmartGlass apps for iOS and Android have experimented with achievements in the past. However, Microsoft wants... >>

5 best Xbox One indie games to download on Xbox Live

5 best Xbox One indie games to download on Xbox Live

By 25 December 2013

While big budget button bashers are great there’s a lot to be said for small indie game makers these days. With the tools for cheap publishing made available a lot of great ideas are making it to your console. We’ve found the best for the Xbox One... >>

Can't find the Xbox One in stock? Harrods has a gold-plated version for £6,000

Can't find the Xbox One in stock? Harrods has a gold-plated version for £6,000

By 15 December 2013

With gold being all the rage among smartphones these days, it's now extending over to game consoles. London department store Harrods has launched a 24-carat gold plated Xbox One, in its moves to please the affluent.  Available just in time for Christmas,... >>

Microsoft's Xbox Entertainment Studios to launch first original series in early 2014

Microsoft's Xbox Entertainment Studios to launch first original series in early 2014

By 14 December 2013

Microsoft's first original series will launch on the Xbox Live and videogame platform in early 2014, according to a new report. Variety reported on Friday - citing an interview with Microsoft's entertainment and digital media president - that Microsoft... >>

Microsoft's Xbox Live goes down ahead of Xbox One launch (update)

Microsoft's Xbox Live goes down ahead of Xbox One launch (update)

By 21 November 2013

Several gamers across the net are reporting in with word Microsoft's Xbox Live services are down. The Xbox Live Service Status says "Xbox Live service is offline," as well.  (Update: services appear to be back online.) The reason for the downtime isn't... >>

Valve's Steam hits 65 million users, surpassing Xbox Live

Valve's Steam hits 65 million users, surpassing Xbox Live

By 30 October 2013

Valve has just announced that its Steam distribution and sales service has reached more than 65 million users for 3,000 games. Let's put that number into perspective: Microsoft's Xbox Live only has 48 million users, though Sony's PlayStation Network... >>