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Fall of Xbox Studios Shows Online TV's Uncertain Future
Jul 17, 2014 - in News
A few months after announcing a slate of online shows, Microsoft has pulled the plug on original TV. Here's why it was doomed from the start.
Xbox TV Options Grow, with FiOS TV, Time Warner On-Demand
Dec 18, 2013 - in News
Microsoft continues to evolve its television offerings, with FiOS on Xbox One and Time Warner On-Demand for Xbox 360.
Killer Instinct Review
Dec 3, 2013 - in Reviews
With a stellar training mode and open-ended combo system, "Killer Instinct" is a knockout next-gen fighter for fans old and new.
'Dying Light' Sets an Elaborate Stage for Zombie Slaying
Dec 1, 2013 - in News
The latest game from the creators of "Dead Island" features a smooth next-gen polish.
Microsoft Launches XboxVideo.com Streaming Site
Nov 27, 2013 - in News
Microsoft takes its Xbox Video platform to the Web to let console gamers stream purchased videos on the computer.
Amazon’s Lovefilm Launches on Xbox One
Nov 22, 2013 - in News
The European Netflix competitor brings its streaming app to Microsoft’s new console, the Xbox One.
Xbox One Review
Nov 19, 2013 - in Reviews
The Xbox One’s highly personalizable interface, live TV integration and improved voice controls--not to mention stellar graphics--make it a game console for the next decade.
Top 10 Xbox One Launch Titles
Nov 13, 2013 - in Picture Story
Check out the most promising Xbox One launch titles to pick up when the next-gen console hits shelves Nov. 22.
Xbox One Launch Titles: The Full List
Nov 11, 2013 - in Picture Story
These video games will be available for the Xbox One at the console's launch on Nov. 22.
'Titanfall' to Be Microsoft-Exclusive
Oct 30, 2013 - in News
EA has cut a deal with Microsoft to let the anticipated video game "Titanfall" appear exclusively on Xbox 360 and Xbox One.
GTA V Makes $800 Million On Its First Day
Sep 19, 2013 - in News
The first 24 hours of Grand Theft Auto V availability has already brought in $800 million worldwide.
Microsoft: No Plans to Sell Kinect and Xbox One Separately
Aug 22, 2013 - in News
The Xbox One and Kinect will not be sold separately.
Xbox One Units Now On Display in Microsoft Stores
Aug 22, 2013 - in News
Microsoft has placed Xbox One units in Microsoft retail stores around the United States.
Microsoft Delays Xbox One Launch in Eight Countries
Aug 14, 2013 - in News
Microsoft has delayed the launch of the Xbox One in eight countries.
PS4 vs. Xbox One: Console Comparison
Aug 12, 2013 - in Reviews
Deciding whether to buy a PS4 vs Xbox One? We compare each system by hardware, game selection, and more and tell you which system is best.
Xbox One Day One Edition Unboxed Ahead of Release
Aug 8, 2013 - in News
Check out what you get when you buy an Xbox One.
Microsoft Prices Xbox One Controller and Headset
Jul 30, 2013 - in News
How much will a spare Xbox One controller set you back?
Microsoft Releases Xbox One E3 Trailer
Jun 5, 2013 - in News
Microsoft is gearing up for a big week next week and is hoping to whip fans into a frenzy with a trailer for E3.
Consumers Won't Pay Xbox One Second Account Installation Fee, Shops Will
May 26, 2013 - in News
Used games could be getting more expensive under Microsoft's new used game system.
NPD's Report for Feb. 2013: Xbox 360 Tops Hardware Sales
Mar 28, 2013 - in News
NPD's numbers for the videogame industry for Feb. 2013 are depressing.
Microsoft Explains Why It Doesn't Release Titles Digitally on Launch Day
Mar 28, 2013 - in News
The Xbox 360 doesn't release titles digitally on day one. Here's why.
Xbox Live Spring Sale Detailed
Mar 26, 2013 - in News
Microsoft's Major Nelson has posted the details of the Xbox Live Spring Sale.
Microsoft Offering Free Microsoft Points for Preordering Games
Jan 21, 2013 - in News
Microsoft is offering 1600 MSP ($20) per preorder of each of these titles.
Rumor: Next Xbox's Blu-ray for Games, Not Movies
Jan 16, 2013 - in News
Microsoft may restrict Blu-ray and DVD playback on the next Xbox console.
Xbox Smartglass Released on iOS
Nov 8, 2012 - in News
Xbox Smartglass has arrived for iOS, just a few weeks after Android and Windows devices.
Xbox 360 Version of Minecraft Hits 3 Million Sales
Jul 21, 2012 - in News
Minecraft's managed to sell 3 million copies on Xbox Live.
Microsoft Beefs Up Xbox Live Security
Jul 19, 2012 - in News
Microsoft has taken steps to improve Xbox Live security.
Xbox Update Allows iOS Devices to Control Console
Jul 18, 2012 - in News
The latest Xbox iOS App update lets you use your iPad to control your Xbox.
Limited Edition Halo 4 Xbox 360 Bundle Spotted
Jul 13, 2012 - in News
Microsoft plans to offer a $399 Halo 4 console bundle featuring a limited edition Xbox 360 and exclusive downloadable content.
Banned Xbox User Slaps MSFT With Class-Action Suit
Jul 10, 2012 - in News
An Xbox user banned for having an independent contractor fix her Xbox is fighting back.