Microsoft has officially announced the November lineup for Games with Gold, offering a trio of titles for Xbox consoles that include Vikings, pinatas and guerillas. Notice thatís the guerillas that typically take part in a violent uprisings and not the gorillas that hide in the tall grass and bite faces.
Microsoft released the latest cinematic trailer for Halo: The Master Chief Collection featuring snippets of high-quality cinematics from Halo 2: The Anniversary Edition. The trailer is pretty good and definitely gets gamers amped up for the upcoming release.
Microsoft has decided to make the Xbox One even cheaper this holiday season. They're cutting the price by $50 for a limited time in the United States.
At the moment Halo: The Master Chief Collection is the hotness, but it sure isn't being treated like it... well, not with all the fawning over Halo 5. Some new rumors cropped up as people scurried around to see what they were, and they hinted at the possible release date for Microsoft's prime-time shooter sequel.
The video is only two minutes long but it showcases a wide variety of different scenarios, maps and locations to give gamers a nice idea of what to expect from the title.
It's very rare that someone in a position of power is humble enough to concede; to admit to wrongdoing; to use hindsight to recognize what went wrong and how to right those wrongs.
The October update for the Xbox One recently dropped and yet we're already in position to start looking forward to the new November update. So if September and October saw the addition of full DLNA support for USB devices and home server networks, what can you expect from November? How about optimized TV on your TV?
Microsoft raised some eyebrows last week when they confirmed that Halo: Master Chief Collection would get a 20GB patch on its launch day. Halo franchise development director Frank O'Connor followed up on the announcement with a lengthy defense.
That's right, full DLNA server support has been implemented into Microsoft's console, meaning you no longer have to use Jerry-rigged antics to stream media to the console.
With Fable Legends set to launch sometime this fall, it looks like the folks over at Lionhead Studios are gearing up to finally bring their unique spin on the RPG franchise to the new generation of consoles. A closed beta is just around the corner, and you can sign up for it starting today.
There are a lot of tactics in business to keep the competition from getting a leg up on you. One of those tactics includes enacting a parity clause for independently produced games. Microsoft has setup the infamous clause for one main reason: so customers don't feel as if they're second-rate when buying the Xbox One.
One of the big requests from gamers has been custom user interface themes for the Xbox One. It was something that gamers had been begging and pleading Microsoft for since before the launch of the console, and in a recent interview Xbox division boss Phil Spencer has acknowledged that custom UI themes are coming.
Microsoft and Team Dakota have officially released Project Spark for PC and Xbox One at retail and via digital distribution. You can pick up the starter pack right now for only $39.99, which contains a month's worth of premium membership bonuses and several useful tools and completed projects to help give gamers a running start in the tool suite.
The Xbox One has had an impossibly hard time gaining sales momentum in any territory, including its own backyard in the great 'ole U.S., of A. Well, that's kind of changing around if the first week sales numbers in China is anything to go by.
If you like the Xbox One controllers but don't feel they're small enough to fit your tiny hands (or perhaps, the tiny hands of your kids) you're well in luck because there are some officially licensed Xbox One mini-controllers due for release on October 17th in two week's time.