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  1. Awesome GIFs show the evolution of every major console controllerRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | Boy Genius

    The evolution of video games is pretty obvious - just look at the difference between, say, the original Super Mario Bros. and Mario Kart 8 to see the insane improvements video games have made to graphics since the 1980s.


  2. Microsoft executive, Phil Spencer, reveals plans to host more live Xbox beta testsRead the original story

    44 min ago | WinBeta

    Running open betas has traditionally been something of an oddity in the past, yet in the present it has become de rigeur among developers. Though previously consumers expected perfectly polished products, with only the occasional patch for stability or expansion for content, now they too have become part of this trend.


  3. $110 Xbox One Telltale Collection Is Packed with GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | IGN

    Telltale Games has released an Xbox One collection that includes all of the developer's games since The Walking Dead: Season One . The $110 collection includes the following games.


  4. Xbox Live Games with Gold for January include D4: Dark Dreams Don't Die, The Witcher 2, and moreRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WinBeta

    Every month, Microsoft offers popular gaming titles free of cost. If you happen to be an Xbox Live Gold member, you'll be able to grab a number of gaming titles for Xbox One and Xbox 360 for free during the month of January.


  5. Xbox owners are getting some fantastic games in January for Games with GoldRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Gaming Nexus

    Microsoft is kicking off 2015 in a big way as the newest Games with Gold games have been announced for Xbox One and Xbox 360 owners and they are some pretty great games. If you like point and click adventures or games like Heavy Rain then you will absolutely love this game.


  6. Halo: The Master Chief Collection gets Halo 4's Spartan Ops and more fixes todayRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Polygon

    Halo: The Master Chief Collection 's latest patch, released today by developer 343 Industries, adds in the Spartan Ops co-op campaign from Halo 4 , the studio announced today . The Master Chief Collection launched last month on Xbox One, but 343 announced in mid-October that it was making "technical enhancements" to Spartan Ops that would cause the mode's release to be delayed until December.


  7. 5 things you need to know about Halo 5: Guardians' betaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    With 343 Industries' Halo 5: Guardians' release likely a year or more away, unlike most betas the upcoming early-access Halo 5 multiplayer really is a true work-in-progress. So why do a beta this early? 343 Industries is attempting to rebuild fan trust in the franchise, reinstate the Halo series as a competitive first-person shooter, and perhaps most importantly, build a better and more balanced game than Halo 4. Despite its superb singleplayer campaign, many fans criticized Halo 4's multiplayer for being too similar to Call of Duty's loadout-based gameplay, removing what made the Halo franchise so balanced - weapon control.


  8. Halo: The Master Chief Collection Adds A Free CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Cinema Blend News

    The Xbox One exclusive Halo: The Master Chief Collection received a large content update today. This patch fixes numerous bugs while also introducing an entire new campaign.


  9. Tomfoolery - Xmas, Moto Toys & ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    Did ya check out our 2014 Holiday Gift Guide ? It's chock full of functional gift suggestions for adult motorcyclists. You know what it doesn't have? A single motorcycle toy! What the hell is wrong us? Editors Scrooge and Grinch must be responsible for excluding the youth demographic.


  10. My Completed Build Thanks to PureoverclockRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Pureoverclock

    EVGA TORQ X10 Wired Laser Lamptron FC2 Fan Controller NZXT Hue LED Controller Mad Catz F.R.E.Q. 5 Corsair Air Series AF140 Quiet Edition 67.8 CFM 140mm x3 Xbox One & PS4 launched with their amazing new games, graphics, etc. I have an old PS3 which is one of those big bricks, got it when it first came out.


  11. Marvel casts Mike Colter, Halo 5's Agent Locke, as Luke CageRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Polygon

    Marvel and Netflix confirmed today that Mike Colter will play Luke Cage, the superhero also known as Power Man, in the upcoming series Marvel's A.K.A. Jessica Jones , the second of four planned Netflix shows based in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Colter is likely best known to gamers as Agent Jameson Locke, the star of 343 Industries' live action series Halo: Nightfall and next year's Xbox One game Halo 5: Guardians .


  12. Tempe police arrest suspect in attempted Xbox theftRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

    Tempe police arrested a man who broke into a home to steal an Xbox game console on Friday, according to court records. A resident of the home near Tempe police arrest suspect in attempted Xbox theft TEMPE -- Tempe police arrested a man who broke into a home to steal an Xbox game console on Friday, according to court records.


  13. The 5 Best Video Games of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WSJ Media and Advertising

    Introduced at the tail end of last year, the Sony PlayStation 4 and Microsoft Xbox One were in hot demand, but tough to find, yet suffered from a lack of great titles. That was supposed to change with the release of some killer games developed natively for the new consoles this year.


  14. Halo 5: Guardians impressions and gameplay footageRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    Halo is a franchise that needs no introduction. The series single-handedly proved that shooters weren't meant for just the PC gamers and also served as the catalyst for Microsoft's original Xbox console.


  15. McCartney reflects on yesterday, today and tomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    Interviewed recently at his midtown Manhattan office suite, he seems as boyish and light-footed as he was on stage decades ago for "The Ed Sullivan Show," his manner informal, his build slender and well suited for jeans and a form-fitting sweater. He's so young in his thoughts that he will dismiss the idea of a memoir as a project for his 70s, catch himself, and dismiss a book again as if time were still a distant bother.


  16. Halo anthology makers apologize, will give distressed fans free ODSTRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Ars Technica

    Where did this old stock footage of an ODST trooper in front of the Ars logo come from? Who cares? It's fun to bring back up in light of today's news. On Friday, Halo series chief Bonnie Ross took to the series' official blog to offer one more apology regarding broken online play in last month's Master Chief Collection anthology on Xbox One.


  17. Xbox lights up with free games for post-ChristmasRead the original story

    6 hrs ago |

    This week we'll hit the holiday season right on the nose - Microsoft knows this, and they're ready to roll with a number of games that'll be released now or in the immediate future. Of course Microsoft doesn't decide when the games that'll be released for cash will be sent out, but the "Xbox Live Games with Gold" games - that's a different subject entirely.


  18. Last-minute, pre-Christmas PSA: Wal-Mart offering PS4 for $329 in-storeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Ars Technica

    Christmas morning is just a bit over 48 hours away, and you still haven't gotten that new video game console that Santa promised your little one ?! It seems waiting until the last minute may actually pay off this time if you manage to take advantage of some especially good console deals available now at Wal-Mart and Best Buy. For those in the market for a PS4, Wal-Mart is currently listing the system for $329 , easily the lowest price for a console that has rarely if ever dipped below the $400 MSRP at major retailers .


  19. Xbox Games with Gold: January 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    You probably know by now that being an Xbox Live Gold member gets you free games every month. You may have seen by now that some really cool stuff has been given away totally free as a result of this program.


  20. Xbox Live Games With Gold January 2015 Titles RevealedRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WorthPlaying

    Xbox One is Microsoft's all-in-one gaming and entertainment system that puts you at the center of all your games, TV, movies, music, sports and Skype. You probably know by now that being an Xbox Live Gold member gets you free games every month.