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  • Blog Post: Free Gears Of War Games With Gears of War: Ultimate Edition

    Gears of War fans purchasing the upcoming Gears of War: Ultimate Edition will get a nice gift: access to Gears of War, Gears of War 2, Gears of War 3, and Gears of War: Judgment for free via backwards compatibility. Although the additional games aren't remastered like Ultimate Edition is for Xbox... More
  • Blog Post: Xbox One Console Sales Are Abysmal In Japan

    Rocksteady’s Batman: Arkham Knight recently released in Japan but was outsold by a game about a ghost-busting cat. Even more surprising is how terrible Microsoft’s sales of the Xbox One have been. Gematsu recently got their hands on last week's video game sales numbers for the Japanese... More
  • Blog Post: Call of Duty: Black Ops II Is Now The Most Sought After Title For Xbox One Backwards Compatibility

    It’s been nearly a month since Microsoft asked which Xbox 360 games fans want to see become backwards compatible on the Xbox One. For the longest time, Rockstar’s Red Dead Redemption was the game most in demand, but the western shooter has recently been usurped by another popular title: Call... More
  • Blog Post: Xbox Shipments Jump 30 Percent In Microsoft's First Quarter Of FY16

    Microsoft has announced the results from its first quarter of the 2016 fiscal year, which saw a jump in Xbox shipments and revenue. Microsoft pulled in 22.2 billion in sales, but were operating at a 2 billion loss. Microsoft could probably recover this next quarter with the Win 10 launch and holidays... More
  • Blog Post: New Xbox One Madden NFL 16 Bundle Includes A Year Of EA Access

    It's not uncommon to see major releases bundled in with consoles to help bolster sales, but the latest Xbox One bundle brings more than your average bundle. In addition to packing in a digital copy of the newest version of EA Sports' popular football franchise, the newly announced Xbox One Madden... More
  • Blog Post: You'll Be Able To Trade Your Halo 5 Collector's Edition Code For An Actual Disc

    When Microsoft and 343 Industries announced the Halo 5: Guardians collector’s edition, fans were a bit confused. All of the regular trappings are there, including a Steelbook case, statue, in-universe documents, and more. But one thing was missing: a disc. Microsoft and 343 have heard fan concerns... More
  • Blog Post: Get Two Free Forza Horizon 2 Porsche Models For A Limited Time

    Microsoft is giving all Forza Horizon 2 players on Xbox One a little something extra for their garages. For a limited time, you can get two different Porsche vehicles for free. The 2012 Porsche 911 GT2 RS and the 2012 Porsche Cayenne Turbo are both available for anyone that owns the game. You have until... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] Microsoft Says Fable Legends Release Date Was Incorrect

    Update: Microsoft has informed us that the date listed in the video we originally reported on was inaccurate. A Microsoft spokesperson has provided us with the following statement: “We look forward to opening the world of ‘Fable Legends’ to players this holiday, but don’t have... More
  • Blog Post: Halo Series Reaches 65 Million Copies Sold

    Microsoft is likely to have a huge hit on its hands when Halo 5: Guardians ships. The series has sold in five million copies in the last eight months, bringing the total to sixty-five million worldwide. Microsoft didn’t dive into specifics, which could indicate that a number of these could have... More
  • Blog Post: Gears of War: Ultimate Edition Will Come Packaged With New Xbox One Consoles

    Update: Microsoft has clarified the statements regarding Gears of War: Ultimate Edition and new Xbox One consoles. A statement was provided to us following the SDCC session. “At yesterday’s ‘Gears of War’ panel at San Diego Comic-Con, Rod Fergusson stated that every Xbox One sold... More
  • Blog Post: This Is What The Microsoft HoloLens Field Of View Really Looks Like

    While many innovators have been focused on fully immersive virtual reality experiences, Microsoft opted to walk a different path. The company has been working on augmented reality, ultimately resulting in the HoloLens head-mounted computer. We had the chance to check out HoloLens at E3 (you can read... More
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Kicks Off Ultimate Game Sale

    For the next week, Microsoft is slashing the prices on a number of Xbox One and Xbox 360 games and add-ons. These include titles released as recently as earlier in 2015. Highlights include Dragon Age: Inquisition (in regular and deluxe editions) and the Jaws of Hakkon DLC, Far Cry 4 (regular and gold... More
  • Blog Post: Take Your First Look At Telltale's Minecraft: Story Mode

    Telltale Games unveiled the first trailer for Minecraft: Story Mode today at Minecon, the yearly Minecraft convention in Stockholm, Sweden. Holding true to the formula Telltale has used recently for all of its adventure game series, Minecraft: Story Mode is a five-part episodic game, in which player... More
  • Blog Post: Rare Replay's Jet Force Gemini Has "Retooled" Widescreen

    In a tweet earlier today, Rare showed off a screenshot of Jet Force Gemini from their upcoming Xbox One exclusive Rare Replay : #tbt Can't upgrade everything, but Jet Force Gemini's widescreen option is retooled and looking sharp in #RareReplay ! pic.twitter.com/mOtiEOXhuz — Rare Ltd. ... More
  • Blog Post: [Update] Xbox Live Sign-In Issues Are Reportedly Repaired

    Update: Microsoft is reporting that Xbox Live sign-in issues have been resolved. You should be in the clear now. Original Story: It looks like its Microsoft’s turn. The company is reporting that Xbox Live is down for both Xbox One and Xbox 360 users. The company says that services are “limited”... More
  • Blog Post: New Xbox On Windows 10 Features Coming To Preview Members Soon

    If you are participating in the Windows 10 preview program, you’ll have even more Xbox features arriving soon. The update will bring more of what Xbox One users see on their consoles to the PC desktop. In order to access these features, you’ll need Windows 10 Build 10158 installed on your... More
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Announces Gamescom 2015 Plans, Games To Be Shown

    E3 isn’t even distant in our rear view mirror, but it’s time to start thinking about an even bigger show. Gamescom in Cologne, Germany, is only one month away, and Microsoft plans to make a splash. Especially with Sony skipping a major presence at Gamescom in favor of Paris Games Week, Microsoft... More
  • Blog Post: Ask Us Your Halo 5: Guardian's Questions For Our Special Edition Podcast

    We'll be chatting with Halo 5: Guardian's studio leads for an upcoming podcast, and we want your questions. Over the past month, we've given fans a comprehensive look at 343 Industries' newest entries in the Halo series. We've explored Halo's multiplayer maps , provided bios of... More
  • Blog Post: Mojang’s Scrolls Has Run Out Of Parchment, Game To End As Early As One Year From Now

    Mojang has announced that as soon as just over a year from now, its collectible strategy game Scrolls ( our review ) will be shut down. The developer, which is now owned by Microsoft , shared the news outlining the plan for the game’s final 12 months. Scrolls spent years in testing (during which... More
  • Blog Post: Xbox Live's Games With Gold Gets Beefed Up For July And Beyond

    Microsoft has announced an improvement to the Xbox Live Games with Gold program. Starting in July, two new games will be added to the Xbox One library. Previously, Xbox One users received one new game and one returning. July’s schedule is a bit disrupted, but there are four new games. Here’s... More
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