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Xbox One Restricts Nearly Every Feature Without Xbox Live Gold
So the big draw to the Xbox One is that it's an all-in-one media hub entertainment system. You can go online and surf the web using voice commands (although you probably wouldn't want your wife hearing what you're searching for), you can watch movies, stream content, play games and even upload game moments while skyping with friends... if you pay extra for Xbox Live Gold.
Xbox One Sales Hit Two Million
Microsoft has revealed the total sales for the Xbox One. Gamers bought over 2 million consoles since its launch on November 22nd, or roughly 111,111 units per day.
You Can Now Use PS4's DualShock 4 To Play Xbox One Games
Fancy those PlayStation 4 DualShock controllers? Well, if you like them more than the Xbox One pads, which are effectively super-models transformed into the format of a game controller, then you can grab yourself a CronusMax adapter and play all your favorite Xbox One games to your heart's content... with a DualShock 4.
More Xbox One Game Demos Will Arrive In The Future, Says Major Nelson
With digital game prices now matching their retail counterparts, the one thing that a lot of gamers are concerned about is whether or not there will be more demos available for games so they don't have to take a risk and purchase a game they may not like. Thankfully, Microsoft won't get in the way of developers providing playable samples of their Xbox One titles.
Xbox One's Digital Game Prices Raised To $59.99
As you can imagine, gamers have become livid (once more) when they found out that the digital game prices for the Xbox One have gone up. Yes, the digital game prices have gone from £44.99 to £49.99, which is the equivalent of going from $54.99 to $59.99.
EA, Microsoft, GameStop Named Best Places To Work By Human Rights Campaign
Microsoft, EA and GameStop have their share of haters but the Human Rights Campaign isn't among them. The organization named those three companies as some of the Best Places To Work
I Have An Xbox One... Deal With It
It happened. It's over with. It's also just beginning. The thing that many believe to be the bane of my existence, the culmination of all that one might believe to be a vile and insidious amalgamation of plastic and bits within the sector of technology, the very fabric that defines the layout of evil in the form of silicon and die, is now within my grasp. That's right... I have an Xbox One... deal with it.
Xbox One Hard Drive Can Only Hold 20 Games
I hope you aren't planning on collecting a large library for your Xbox One, because if you're knee-deep into video game collecting the pre-installed hard drive of the Xbox One will limit you to accessing only 20 games at a time.
Xbox, Kinect NSA Spying Was Done Without Consent, Claims Microsoft
Microsoft has quickly responded to new information brought to the public about the NSA, the National Security Agency, infiltrating and using popular web and online gaming services to monitor, collect data and spy on various individuals. According to the Redmond, Washington corporation they were not aware of any spying by the NSA.
Project CARS Trailer Features Enya's Only Time With Beautiful New Footage
Anyone with early access to the alpha of Project CARS due to the crowd-funding drive by SMS can cut, edit and publish videos and screenshots of Project CARS for public consumption. The latest trailer for the game is a beautifully cut trailer from Terminator-SSD on YouTube, who edited together his gameplay footage and matched it up with Enya's timeless “Only Time”.
NSA Monitors Kinect Messages, Biometric Data, IP Addresses Via Xbox Live
Hey did you just read the article here on Gaming Blend about World of Warcraft being infiltrated by the NSA? Well, it's not just World of Warcraft. Linden Lab's Second Life is another perpetrator of getting into bed with the NSA and worse yet, it's been revealed that Xbox Live and the Kinect were prime tools used to help the NSA spy across international waters.
Xbox One Breaks Sales Record While PS4 Pulls Ahead By 500,000, Says Analysts
The battle of the sales has commenced. We still haven't received a full month's breakdown of the November battleground but I imagine the numbers will roll in soon with a steaming pile of flaming fanboys to follow. For now, it looks like the PS4 is beating out the Xbox One, in spite of the latter breaking sales records.
Xbox One Suffers PC-Style Slow Down Due To Memory Issues
We previously reported about the Xbox One suffering from memory dump issues, where the system wasn't flushing the cache and it caused major game crashing when using the system without a clean flush. Who knew game consoles needed enemas about as frequently as porn stars?
Weekly Recap Dec 7th: NBA 2K14, GT6 Microtransactions Attack, PS4 Backwards Compatible
Gaikai is officially announced as a way for PS3 classics to run in backward compatibility for the PS4. Gamers react strongly to microtransactions in premium AAA titles, and more news emerges for Telltale's upcoming adventure titles.
Xbox One Controller Disconnection Issues Surface
If you thought that the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 were in the clear, that all the launch issues were hanging out like laundry on the line during a hot summer's day in Middlesboro, Kentucky. However, there are still issues persisting with both consoles, but one issue in particular seems to have cropped up out of nowhere.
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