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Microsoft to drop Xbox Live Gold requirement for Netflix and other streaming apps

Microsoft to drop Xbox Live Gold requirement for Netflix and other streaming apps

By 13 May 2014

Microsoft will soon drop the paywall for streaming applications on Xbox One and Xbox 360. Apps such as Netflix, 4OD and Amazon Prime Instant will therefore be available to use without an Xbox Live Gold subscription. At present, only Xbox Live Gold members... >>

Spielberg's Halo Xbox Studios series to premiere on Showtime and not just Xbox One?

Spielberg's Halo Xbox Studios series to premiere on Showtime and not just Xbox One?

By 5 May 2014

Microsoft has long-teased a Halo-branded drama series produced by Xbox Entertainment Studios in conjunction with Steven Spielberg’s Amblin TV. But it now looks like that show could also premiere on Showtime Networks rather than just the Xbox One console,... >>

Group video calling made free for Skype on desktop and Xbox One, coming for all soon

Group video calling made free for Skype on desktop and Xbox One, coming for all soon

By 28 April 2014

Skype is now a little more compelling for those of you who love to video chat with multiple friends but don't have much cash to spare. There's no shortage of video-calling services these days, and that means companies like Microsoft-owned Skype need to... >>

Microsoft sold 1.2M Xbox One units and Office 365 added 1M subs during Q3 2014

Microsoft sold 1.2M Xbox One units and Office 365 added 1M subs during Q3 2014

By 24 April 2014

Microsoft has announced third-quarter 2014 results, reporting that it sold 2 million Xbox console units in three months. About 1.2 million of which were Xbox One consoles. Microsoft also claimed Office 365 added 1 million subscribers and is now at 4.4... >>

Microsoft ships 5 million Xbox One consoles worldwide, a record in any other generation

Microsoft ships 5 million Xbox One consoles worldwide, a record in any other generation

By 18 April 2014

Microsoft has announced that it has shipped five million Xbox Ones to retailers around the globe, a staggering amount for the company that represents 60 per cent growth on the sales performance of the Xbox 360 in a comparative period. It would be a record... >>

Xbox One April system update starts rollout, includes Kinect and Blu-ray improvements

Xbox One April system update starts rollout, includes Kinect and Blu-ray improvements

By 15 April 2014

Microsoft has started to roll out another system update for the Xbox One. Unlike the last two, this one doesn't add many major new features, but it does tweak some that are already there. For a start, it adds 50Hz playback capabilities to the Blu-ray... >>

Xbox One Titanfall bundle now only £349 at Amazon and Asda, same price as PS4

Xbox One Titanfall bundle now only £349 at Amazon and Asda, same price as PS4

By 11 April 2014

Asda and Amazon are both selling the Xbox One with a free copy of Titanfall for £349, the same price the UK supermarket chain sells the PS4 without a game. Remarkably Amazon still sells the standard edition Xbox One for £379, so it's a no-brainer to... >>

Win big prizes with Pocket-lint including an iPhone 5S or Xbox One

Win big prizes with Pocket-lint including an iPhone 5S or Xbox One

By 11 April 2014

Want to be the envy of your friends? How about rocking the latest games console or tablet? Good because here at Pocket-lint we've got a stack of great prizes to give away. How about an iPhone 5S or maybe the Nexus 5? Yep, all you have to do is sign up... >>

Shinji Mikami’s The Evil Within Xbox One, PS4 trailer shows it could be more terrifying than his Resident Evil ever was

Shinji Mikami’s The Evil Within Xbox One, PS4 trailer shows it could be more terrifying than his Resident Evil ever was

By 9 April 2014

A trailer for The Evil Within has just been released showing former Resident Evil creator Shinji Mikami has still got the terrifying touch. The game, published by Bethesda and developed by Tango Gameworks, looks like a true horror title. It's as if Silent... >>

Emotion affecting gaming is just a controller upgrade away

Emotion affecting gaming is just a controller upgrade away

By 8 April 2014

Gaming that adapts to a player's emotional reactions is not new. But to be able to create a system that does this with a simple upgrade is ground-breaking, and here already. Standford University's Corey McCall has developed a technology that uses skin-based... >>