[Opinion] Xbox’s Free Games With Gold Help You Discover New Tastes

[Opinion] Xbox’s Free Games With Gold Help You Discover New Tastes

Author’s Note: The opinions expressed here are solely mine, and are based on my experience with the Games With Gold titles. Any suggestions or assertions made here are done on my own volition, and are neither sponsored by Microsoft or any of the game companies who contributed their free games. Basically, I just like the program and I’m here to share why I think it’s useful. The Xbox ‘Free Games […]

Has Xbox Lost The Battle, But Won The War?

Has Xbox Lost The Battle, But Won The War?

Phil Spencer’s latest comments really make me wonder. It is old news that the PlayStation 4 has been dramatically more successful than the Xbox one. Way back at the 2015 GeekWire Summit Phil Spencer (The current boss of Xbox since March 2014) admitted that the PlayStation 4 has a huge lead on the Xbox one and at this point may never reclaim the lost ground in order to outsell the […]

Fall 2015 Xbox One Bundles Detailed

Fall 2015 Xbox One Bundles Detailed

Christmas isn’t too far away, so if you’re looking to finally grab an Xbox One, it might be a good time to do so. Essentially, these Xbox One bundles will be making themselves available throughout October and November, varying in hardware and games, respectively. Take a look below for the low down on each: Kinect Sports Rivals, Dance Central Spotlight, and Zoo Tycoon Bundle – October, $499 Kinect Camera 500 […]

Old Footage of Cancelled South Park Game Found on Xbox Devkit

Old Footage of Cancelled South Park Game Found on Xbox Devkit

Unreleased footage of a cancelled South Park game for the Xbox has emerged after an Xbox Devkit was purchased at a gaming convention and the software was supposedly present when the device was connected. YouTube channel Happy Console Gamer uploaded the footage of the game which was supposedly in development by Buzz Monkey Software, a company now owned by Zynga which now only develops mobile games however they have developed […]

Potential Rock Band 4 DLC songs accidentally revealed on the Xbox One store

Potential Rock Band 4 DLC songs accidentally revealed on the Xbox One store

Unintentionally or not, 12 new songs for Rock Band 4 have been revealed. Those can be seen if you head over to Xbox.com, which just happens to currently reveals a bunch of new tracks on top of some old ones. From the looks of it we are talking about DLC songs, although these could also very well be digital pre-order bonuses for the Xbox One. On top of those, 30 already known free tracks have been […]

Xbox Live Indie Games is Shutting Down

Xbox Live Indie Games is Shutting Down

Indie games may have long since found their audience — and their respect in the industry — but not every story has a happy ending.  It’s a safe bet that indie games won’t be going anywhere for a good while, but the same can’t be said of the services that let them spread.  Microsoft has made it official: after seven long years, Xbox Live Indie Games is closing its doors […]

WWE 2K16 Gains 19 More Playable Wrestlers

WWE 2K16 Gains 19 More Playable Wrestlers

A couple of months ago, developer Visual Concepts boasted that WWE 2K16 — the latest in the slam-happy franchise — would have a roster of more than 120 different playable wrestlers.  It’s a staggering number, so it’s not hard to imagine the promise being broken.  But the company is doing its best to make good on its word — and to that end, 19 fresh fighters were announced at once. To […]

August Xbox App update brings 1080p60 streaming to Windows 10

August Xbox App update brings 1080p60 streaming to Windows 10

Originally available only through a workaround (and not a very stable one), 1080p 60fps streaming is now available as an option in Windows 10’s Xbox App. This was added in the latest update for the software, with the full notes available here. Enabling it is also pretty straightforward – simply select “Very High” under the video encoding level settings of Game Streaming and you should be good to go. Apart from this addition, […]

Will PlayStation Backward Compatibility Happen?

Will PlayStation Backward Compatibility Happen?

Although Sony must have thought they’d stole the show with an excellent press conference at E3 back in June, Microsoft’s announcement of the Backward Compatibility service for Xbox One threw a pretty massive spanner in the works. Perhaps the biggest grumble gamers have about this generation of consoles, is the lack of access to games bought in the previous generation. It used to be a given that machines would be […]