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Defense Grid: Awakening Is The First Games With Gold Free Offering On XBLA
Microsoft is making good on its “Games with Gold” promotion today with the first free game to be offered to Gold Subscribers. Get ready for some tower defense action in Defense Grid: The Awakening.
Xbox One's Dashboard Has Been Optimized For Ads
If you're the kind of gamer who buys a game console to watch advertisements after putting down some money to become an Xbox Live Gold subscriber, there's good news for you: You'll get plenty of advertisements on the Xbox One's dashboard and much more streamlined advertisements geared toward getting you to click them even when you don't want to.
Banned Xbox Live Accounts Lose Access To All Xbox One Games
Xbox's official support outlet has clarified something some of you may have missed or didn't know, and it's that if you get banned from Xbox Live on the Xbox One you will lose access to any and all game licenses tied to your account.
Xbox One Allows Multiple Users On Single Xbox Live Gold Subscription
Finally, good news for the Xbox One. It seems like ever since the reveal during the afternoon of May 21st earlier this week, all we've had to report on is bad news after bad news after bad news. It has literally been one of the most disastrous public relations nightmares for a console manufacture since the actual reveal of the hardware failure rate for the Xbox 360.
Free Xbox Live Sports Weekend With Free Gold Membership Giveaway
Microsoft is really, really trying to win back gamers as they ratchet up positive press leading toward their May 21st press conference to unveil the next generation Xbox console. This means that they're dolling out free Xbox Live on the weekends and giving away free XBL Gold passes to gamers.
The CW App Launches On Xbox 360
Can't get enough of Arrow or...that other show that comes on The CW? Well now you can dive right in to your favorite television programming from the comfort of you Xbox 360 as the brand-spanking-new CW App receives an official launch.
Telltale Games' Poker Night 2 Brings Together GLaDOS, Claptrap, Ash Williams
Today Telltale Games announced a sequel to their crossover card game Poker Night. Poker Night 2 will let players sit at a card table with Claptop from Borderlands, Brock Samson from The Venture Bros., Sam from Sam and Max and Army of Darkness' Ash Williams.
Xbox Live Spring Sale Begins Monday, Walking Dead Ep. 1 Will Be Free
The annual Xbox Live Spring sale is set to kick off on March 26, offering deep discounts on a mix of 50 full games and DLC content. The sale will run until Monday, April 1, just in case you need some extra time to pull off a bank heist before purchasing all of this gaming goodness.
GameTrailers, RedBox Apps Launch On Xbox 360
The Xbox 360 entertainment experience has officially expanded, yesterday adding brand new apps for both GameTrailers and Redbox Instant by Verizon.
Gears Of War: Judgment Demo Out Today, XP Carries Over To Full Game
Gears of War: Judgment launches today, once again allowing players to step into the blood and grit-caked boots of of COG soldiers on a quest to curb-stomp invading Locusts straight to hell. In case you weren't already sold on the game, however, a multiplayer demo is being offered on Xbox Live starting today.
Xbox Live Ultimate Game Sale Concludes With Fighting Games
It's the final day of the Xbox Live Ultimate Game Sale and today's offerings should come as a happy surprise to all of you virtual pugilists in the audience. Microsoft is sending off its seven-day sales promotion with flying kicks and fiery punches as eight fighting games receive discounts of up to 75 percent off for one day only.
Assassin's Creed Games Hit Xbox Live Ultimate Game Sale
The Xbox Live Ultimate Game Sale continues into day two with a focus on Assassin’s Creed games, all marked down by 50 percent. Even better is the news that a large chunk of yesterday’s sale prices actually continue through the entirety of the promotion, which doesn’t wrap until March 4.
Xbox Live Ultimate Game Sale Discounts 60 Titles Next Week
Is there, by chance, a video game that has come out in the last few years that you wanted but never got around to buying? Well, chances are pretty good that you'll be able to pick it up on the cheap next week as the “Xbox Live Ultimate Game Sale” kicks off on Feb. 26.
Xbox Celebrates Netflix/Super Bowl Weekend
Are you, by chance, ready for some football? Or maybe you’d just prefer to spend the weekend watching old episodes of Buffy on Netflix but, wouldn’t you know it, you don’t have an Xbox Gold account. Well, no matter which of these two situations you find yourself in, the Xbox 360 has you covered through the weekend.
Call Of Duty: Black Ops 2 Leads Charge On XBLA In 2012
The past 12 months were pretty big for gaming and now Microsoft's own Major Nelson is here to let everyone know which games had the biggest 2012 on the Xbox 360. This year's top online game was a massive shocker: Call of Duty: Black Ops II. (Checks figures) No, wait, that was pretty much expected, as it turns out.