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1 hr ago | The Straits Times

Make a date with the Xbox One at the Singapore Flyer

Xbox Singapore is launching the Xbox One in Singapore on Sept 23 and it has been working with Digital Life to create the ultimate gaming event, 165m up in the air. -- PHOTO: MICROSOFT Xbox One fans, you've come to the right place! Xbox Singapore is launching the Xbox One here on Sept 23 and it has been working with us to create the ultimate gaming event, 165m up in the air.


Related Topix: Video Games, X360

2 hrs ago |

Amazon Cites Xbox One Console Inventory Issue

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.


Related Topix: Kinect, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, X360

5 hrs ago |

Updates to "Saints Row IV" (Microsoft Xbox One): New listing + Summary & Pack art

The Saints are back, in what may well be the most out-there twist a videogame sequel has ever taken. The head of the Saints has gone about as far as he can go - leader of the free world.


Related Topix: Volition Inc., Video Games, Saints Row IV, Deep Silver, Saints Row

9 hrs ago | Cinema Blend News

Xbox One Turned Into Portable Laptop Called Xbook One

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.


Related Topix: Kinect, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, X360

12 hrs ago | Polygon

PS4, Xbox One made of gold will set you back more than $13K

PlayStation 4 and Xbox One fans looking for a little "luxury" gaming can now sink their teeth into a console made of gold - if they have $13,699 to spare. As reported by Emirates 24/7 , the consoles were revealed at Games14, a video game convention that takes place in the Middle East.


Related Topix: X360, Video Games, SCEI, PlayStation 4, SCEE

12 hrs ago | Eurogamer

Solid gold PS4s and Xbox Ones to go for over A 8.3K

One has to believe that the modern day Bond villain needs to kick back with a round of Peggle after a hard day's world conquering. But playing on just an ordinary Xbox One or PS4 would just be so... common .


Related Topix: The, Video Games, Deep Silver, X360

16 hrs ago | Business News

Xbox One UK charts crown Destiny as new King

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.


Related Topix: Madden, Turn 10, EA Tiburon, Forza Motorsport, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, EA Sports, Crytek, Ryse, Ubisoft, Watch Dogs

16 hrs ago | Computer And Video Games

Microsoft to continue supporting Minecraft on PlayStation, says Xbox boss

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has confirmed that Minecraft will continue to be supported on rival platforms - including PlayStation - following Microsoft's acquisition of the IP and its creator Mojang. The head of Microsoft's Xbox division and Microsoft Studios made the pledge in an official video posted to celebrate Microsoft's acquisition of Mojang.


Related Topix: Video Games, Minecraft, X360

20 hrs ago |

Microsoft sends message to SA ahead of XBO launch

The Xbox One is finally arriving in South Africa next week Tuesday. That, for all of our epoch impaired readers, is the 23rd of September.


Related Topix: X360

Sun Sep 14, 2014

AMC Lands Domestic Rights to Xbox Original Series Humans

"Humans" was once a part of Xbox's original programming lineup, but now AMC has taken up the slack after the gaming service's filming studio closed. According to The Hollywood Reporter, AMC has announced that it has acquired the domestic rights to the sci-fi drama series, which was produced by both Xbox and the UK's Channel 4. The series comes from Sam Vincent and Jonathan Brackley and is an English-language adaptation of Sveriges Television and Matador Film's "Real Humans."


Related Topix: X360, Video Games


Check Out This Modder's Xbox One Laptop

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.


Related Topix: The, Kinect, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, Deep Silver, X360, TV, Electronics

Sat Sep 13, 2014


Face-Off: Destiny

Has Destiny truly achieved platform parity between Xbox One and PlayStation 4? Shooting ahead of expectations with a boosted, crisper 1080p output and no immediately apparent frame-rate penalty, first impressions suggest the Xbox One version holds up handsomely compared to its PS4 counterpart.


Related Topix: The, Video Games, Deep Silver, Activision, Destiny, Bungie Software, SCEI, PlayStation 4, SCEE


If You Are a Child, Fat Does Not Mean Cute

You never know how your child is piling up those calories; that glass of milk shake with the extra dollop of vanilla ice-cream to gulp down butter smeared paranthas for breakfast, pre-lunch snack of crunchy French fries, chicken butter masala and malai kofta for lunch, pizzas with cheese stuffed crust for evening snack. The list will only go on.


Related Topix: Need for Speed, Electronic Arts, Video Games

Wapakoneta Daily News

Downtown shop centers on early game consoles

Moonlight Games & Media owner Randy Widmark stands in front of shelves full of retro video games, including titles from Nintendo 64, Super Nintendo and Sega Genesis. Widmark's shop specializes in video games released since the 1980s.


Related Topix: Video Games, Wapakoneta, OH, The, Deep Silver


AMC To Board Channel 4 Series 'Humans' As Xbox...

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 .


Related Topix: Halo, 343 Industries, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, X360

'Minecraft' updates coming for Xbox One, PS4 while work wraps up on the PS Vita

Originally scheduled to launch in August, 4J Studios ' current-gen editions of Minecraft were slightly delayed and didn't see release until the first week of this month. Those looking forward to the PS Vita version of Minecraft , however, are still waiting on the handheld port despite the fact that it was expected to launch alongside the Xbox One and Playstation 4 editions.


Related Topix: Minecraft, Video Games, The, Deep Silver, PS3

Fri Sep 12, 2014

The PS4 And Xbox One Are Already Out Of Date

I've spent the past 20 years writing about the world of home entertainment technology--first at Home Cinema Choice magazine, where I became Deputy Editor, and for the past 17 years on a freelance basis. In that time I'm fairly confident that I've reviewed more TVs and projectors than any other individual on the planet, as well as experiencing first-hand the rise and fall of all manner of great and not so great home entertainment technologies.


Related Topix: The, Video Games, Deep Silver, X360, Audio and Video, Electronics

Bomb Threats to SJV in Holmdel, Other Schools Tied to Connecticut X-Box Gamer, Swatting Ring

A 21-year-old Connecticut resident has been arrested and federally charged for his involvement in a "swatting" ring, which affected two Monmouth County schools in January of this year, according to authorities. Matthew Tollis, of Wethersfield, was first arrested in connection to an April 2014 bomb threat made to the University of Connecticut and is now facing additional charges for his involvement with the "swatting" ring, who call themselves "TCOD", or "Team Crucifix or Die," according to the FBI .


Related Topix: Holmdel, NJ, The, Video Games, Deep Silver, They, _No Company


Cherry MX Blues on the Cheap, Last Days for the Xbox One Promo [Deals]

Cherry MX Blues and Greens are currently locked in a battle to become my favorite mechanical switch, but you can get yourself a You might not be familiar with the Rosewill RK-9000, but it actually uses the exact same Cherry MX Blue key switches as the world-famous Das keyboard , widely-regarded as the best typists' keyboard still in production today. The biggest difference between the two keyboards is price; at $60, you could buy two of these Rosewills for less than a Das.


Related Topix: The, Game., Video Games, Deep Silver, X360, Keyboards, TV, Electronics


Grand Theft Auto 5 hits PS4, Xbox One Nov. 18; PC in 2015

Rockstar Games announced this morning that the next-gen console versions of Grand Theft Auto 5 will arrive in two months, with the PC version driving in early next year. The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions will arrive on November 14, while the PC edition follows on January 27, 2015.


Related Topix: Rockstar North, Rockstar Games, Video Games, Grand Theft Auto, The, Deep Silver, X360