Microsoft slashes Xbox One price to $249 in U.S.

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Just ahead of the Xbox One S console launch, Microsoft has slashed the original Xbox One price to $249USD in the U.S. for a limited time. Starting today and for a limited time in the US: All 500GB Xbox One Consoles will be $249 https://t.co/Byg74z1lvo pic.twitter.com/XITBD8C260 — Larry Hryb (@majornelson) July 24, 2016 The $249 … Read more

PS4-Xbox One cross-network play ready, awaiting Sony’s go-ahead

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It was back in March when Microsoft first announced cross-network play between different platforms, but was quickly shot down by rival Sony. That didn’t deter Rocket League developer Psyonix, and they were quick to implement Xbox One-PC cross-network play for their popular vehicle sports game. Speaking to IGN, Psyonix indicated that everything is in place and it … Read more

First 150 Forza Horizon 3 cars unveiled

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September is still a ways off, but the first 150 Forza Horizon 3 cars have been unveiled. This is just the beginning, with over 350 cars being featured in the game when it launches on September 27th on the Xbox One. Not only is this the most diverse lineup for Forza Horizon, but it is also the … Read more

BATMAN – The Telltale Series gets trailer, launching in August

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The latest episodic game from Telltale Games, BATMAN – The Telltale Series, will be available digitally worldwide starting on August 2nd, with a special Season Pass Disc coming to stores on September 13th in North America. The disc version will be available in Europe shortly after on September 16th. The first of five episodes is titled … Read more

Play as classic Lara Croft in Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration

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Gamers will be able to play as the classic Lara Croft in Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration once the game hits the PlayStation 4 on October 11. In addition to including all the content currently available to Xbox One and PC versions of Rise of the Tomb Raider, the edition will also include a new … Read more

MX vs. ATV Supercross Encore races onto Xbox One

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After releasing earlier on the PC and PlayStation 4, Nordic Games, Rainbow Studios, and BlitWorks have brought MX vs. ATV Supercross Encore to the Xbox One. Players can compete against over 60 official riders on over 40 tracks in the game which was released today. The Encore edition features the new Rhythm Racing mode, extra … Read more

Super Mutant Alien Assault blasts onto Xbox One, PS4, and PC

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If you’re looking for the next arcade platform shooter to play on your Xbox One, PlayStation 4, or PC, Cybernate and Surprise Attack Games have you covered with Super Mutant Alien Assault. This isn’t your typical arcade platform shooter though, and takes inspiration from unforgiving arcade classics. Super Mutant Alien Assault is a dance with death where dodging … Read more

Evolve adopting free-to-play model

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Evolve was one of those games that everyone was excited about when it was first unveiled at E3 a few years ago. It won multiple awards, including Game of Show at both E3 and Gamescon. Unfortunately, after it launched, the 4 versus 1 game didn’t seem to really live up to the hype. Chris Ashton & … Read more

Two new games hitting EA Access Vault this week, Play First Trial schedule announced

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The EA Access Vault is getting a bit larger this week as both Need for Speed and Unravel are set to join it on Tuesday, according to a tweet and a blog post from EA Access. Just three days until @NeedforSpeed and @unravel_game hit The Vault! https://t.co/uPSZ8SeqqG pic.twitter.com/A2mGM9ork5 — EA Access (@EAAccess) July 9, 2016 In addition to … Read more

Rockstar Games makes most Red Dead Redemption DLC free

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Xbox One gamers were greeted with awesome news this week when Rockstar Games announced that Red Dead Redemption would be joining the Xbox One Backward Compatibility program. The company has gone one step further and made most of the Red Dead Redemption DLC content absolutely free for download as the game joins the program. The base game can … Read more

Microsoft releases first Xbox One UWP app to Preview participants

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One of the benefits of upgrading the Xbox One to run on a version of Windows 10 was the inclusion of Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps. UWP apps allow developers to code one version of a Windows 10 app and it will run on both Windows 10 and the Xbox One. While the functionality has … Read more

Red Dead Redemption coming to Xbox One Backward Compatibility

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We don’t know if it was the massive requesting, or if hell has frozen over, but many Xbox gamers will be rejoicing as Rockstar Games has tweeted a very welcome piece of information. That’s right: Red Dead Redemption is coming to the Xbox One Backward Compatibility program on July 8th! #RedDeadRedemption on @Xbox One Backward Compatibility Coming Friday, … Read more

[UPDATED] Xbox One background music, Xbox Play Anywhere dated

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While it was announced at E3, Xbox One background music is finally coming to the console on August 2nd with the Windows 10 Anniversary Update. The background music feature will allow gamers to play their music while playing games at the same time. The much requested feature will launch on the console alongside Language Region … Read more

Xbox Ultimate Game Sale features over 250 deals

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It’s that time again for gamers to open their wallets for the Xbox Ultimate Game Sale with discounts of up to 75% off on Xbox One, Xbox 360, and Windows games. Xbox’s Major Nelson has released a complete list of the games that will be discounted starting tomorrow, July 5th, until July 11th. As always, … Read more

July Games with Gold: Rainbow Six Vegas 2, two new Xbox One games

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After a decent showing last month, we’re back with a decent freebie and two brand new titles for the Xbox One with the July Games with Gold offerings. And don’t forget, the two Xbox 360 games will be Backward Compatible on the Xbox One when they’re released for free. Let’s check out what Xbox Live Gold members … Read more

Microsoft Studios shutting down Xbox Fitness

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Another nail was driven into the proverbial coffin of Microsoft’s Kinect for Xbox One, adding to speculation that the company is no longer interested in supporting the motion tracking and voice peripheral. Microsoft Studios has announced a phased shutdown for Xbox Fitness, the Xbox One Kinect fitness program, starting today with a full shutdown of … Read more