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3 hrs ago | ActionTrip
Not sure if you heard about the new game called Destiny, available now for current and last generation consoles only, meaning the Xbox 360, PS3, Xbox One and PS4 . Published by Activision, Destiny is a shooter for the most part, complete with RPG and MMOG elements.
7 hrs ago | Gaming Age
Special Edition hitting the PS4 and Xbox One soon , it was a matter of time before Zen Studios announced a release date for the super ultra special definitive edition of CastleStorm for next-gen consoles. So here ya go.
8 hrs ago | Polygon
The game is deeply flawed, and the Polygon review lists all the places it stumbles much better than I ever could, but I still find myself locked into the world's almost impersonal embrace way after the game's charms should have worn off. For every ball that's dropped, and there are many, the game does something else at least well enough to keep my attention, and even now I find myself itching to get back to it.
8 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Minecraft is the most popular title on XBox. Mojang, the company that makes the game, has been sold to Microsoft.
9 hrs ago | MSDN Blogs
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14 hrs ago | Eurogamer
Xbox One and Xbox 360 racing game Forza Horizon 2 launches on 3rd October alongside eight free downloadable cars, Microsoft has announced. Meanwhile, Microsoft announced details of the Forza Horizon 2 VIP membership, which costs A 15.99, or A 7.99 for Forza Motorsport 5 VIP members.
18 hrs ago | Computer And Video Games
For the first two weeks in September Xbox 360 owners were able to download Monaco: What's Yours is Mine as part of Games With Gold, but this has now been replaced with Halo Reach for the remainder of the month. Bungie's fifth and final Halo game put players in control of Noble Six, a member of an elite squad of soldiers tasked with protecting the human world Reach from attack by the Covenant.
A few days ago on September 11th I wrote a blog post with evidence showing it was likely a large percentage of the current shipment of Xbox Ones in the retail channel had "coil whine" noise hardware defects. Tonight members on NeoGaf noticed Amazon put the Kinect-less Xbox One on "Item Under Review..something wrong with our inventory" notice.
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If you've thought about taking your Xbox One with you where ever you go; playing games out and about, watching videos or listening to downloaded music. Well, one enterprising individual has managed to combine a laptop with an Xbox and called it an Xbook One.
Some might wonder why Microsoft would pay $2.5 billion for a game with low-res graphics and no real plot-line - but the reality is that Minecraft is far more of an open platform for creativity than it is a simple game, and is likely worth much more than $2.5B So the much-rumored acquisition of Minecraft has finally come to pass , with Microsoft buying the game's parent company Mojang for $2.5 billion, and no doubt many people unfamiliar with the game are wondering whether the software giant has lost its collective mind.
Maybe it was a little overcast, but the rain held off for the second annual Nashville Mini-Maker Faire, which you helped make possible . Plus, I got to hang around and eat apples in my hoodie in a relaxed manner that might make even Mr. Autumn Man jealous.
The Swedish firm boasts more than 100 millio users of the title, which is available on a number of platforms including PC and mobile. The deal was reportedly worth more than $2 billion and will see Minecraft stand alongside other Microsoft-owned franchises like Halo, Fable and Forza.
Microsoft 's Xbox One received one of this year's most anticipated games last week, and now it sits at number one in the charts. We all knew this would happen, right? Destiny launched on 9th September last week, with 50% of its sales on the Xbox consoles, and without any surprise it's now at number one in the charts.
Console modder Ed Zarick posted an update on his blog , revealing the next iteration of his XBOOK laptops -- a 500GB XBOOK ONE boasting a 22 inch Vizio 1080p LED television, an upgrade from the XBOOK 360's 19 inch 720p LCD monitor. The unit comes with vinyl casing, 3D printed customized color components, a front slot-loading disc drive, and all of the cable connections intact on the backside of the unit.
I've learned that AMC is in final negotiations to join UK broadcaster Channel 4 as co-producer and U.S. distributor of upcoming eight-episode sci-fi drama series Humans . The project, an adaptation of Swedish series Real Humans , was announced in April as a co-production between Channel 4 and Xbox Entertainment Studios, in what was the first greenlighted scripted series for the entertainment arm of Microsoft's XBox .
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 08:01 pm
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