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Gears 5 Multiplayer Test Available for Download

Gears 5 Multiplayer Test Available for Download

Gears 5‘s first multiplayer tech test is set to begin on July 19. The test will offer players their first opportunity to play Gears 5‘s Escalation, Arcade, and King of the Hill multiplayer modes, whi...

By Rory Young on 18 July 2019
Great Xbox One Deals Still Exist Post-Amazon Prime Day

Great Xbox One Deals Still Exist Post-Amazon Prime Day

Although Amazon Prime Day provided some great deals as expected, it is now finished. However, that doesn’t mean other outlets aren’t offering similarly enticing deals, including some considerably att...

By Brandon McIntyre on 17 July 2019
Microsoft Bans April Fools' Day Pranks

Microsoft Bans April Fools' Day Pranks

April Fools Day may be the annual holiday for pranks, tomfoolery, and hijinks, but doing them at work can cause more trouble than it’s worth. If a prank goes wrong and upsets a colleague or leaks to...

By Jasmine Henry on 29 March 2019
Crackdown 3: How Long Does It Take to Beat?

Crackdown 3: How Long Does It Take to Beat?

Crackdown 3 debuted on Xbox Game Pass this past Friday, giving players the chance to yet again explore an open world, fight baddies, and collect orbs to power up their playable agent. Past interviews...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 February 2019
Crackdown 3 Game Pass Release Date Confirmed

Crackdown 3 Game Pass Release Date Confirmed

Crackdown 3 is rapidly approaching its February 15 release date, the culmination of what’s been a longer-than-expected development time. Today Microsoft confirmed one final detail that fans have been...

By Rory Young on 15 February 2019
Crackdown 3 Won't Support Parties in Wrecking Zone

Crackdown 3 Won't Support Parties in Wrecking Zone

After years of development woes and multiple delays, Sumo Digital is just about ready to release Crackdown 3, its open-world third-person shooter, which stars actor Terry Crews as a playable characte...

By CJ Schummer on 15 February 2019
Crackdown 3 Releases Single-Player Gameplay Footage

Crackdown 3 Releases Single-Player Gameplay Footage

Without a doubt, Crackdown 3 has had a rather tumultuous development cycle since it was initially announced. In order to assuage any worries that fans of the franchise may have for the sequel, Xbox h...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 December 2018
Phil Spencer: Crackdown 3 is Making 'Good Progress'

Phil Spencer: Crackdown 3 is Making 'Good Progress'

To talk about Crackdown 3 now usually brings with it the baggage of multiple delays, and mentions of lackluster preview showings from media. While the Xbox One exclusive finally has a solid release d...

By CJ Schummer on 15 October 2018
Why Crackdown 3 Was Delayed to 2019

Why Crackdown 3 Was Delayed to 2019

About a couple of months ago, Microsoft officially confirmed that the forthcoming open world shooter Crackdown 3 would see its release date change to February 2019, marking the third instance of the...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 August 2018
Rumor: Crackdown 3 Delayed To 2019

Rumor: Crackdown 3 Delayed To 2019

Microsoft has been struggled with its exclusives over the years, with many first-party titles on the Xbox One being critical failures or outright canceled. Then, of course, there are games stuck in d...

By Cameron Corliss on 15 June 2018
Crackdown 3 Reveals New Gameplay Trailer at E3 2018

Crackdown 3 Reveals New Gameplay Trailer at E3 2018

Without a doubt, a bevy of gamers considered Crackdown 3 to be one of the top Xbox One exclusives to look forward to, as players had been excited to finally learn some more about the forthcoming thir...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 June 2018
Crackdown 3 to Launch February 2019, Confirmed for E3

Crackdown 3 to Launch February 2019, Confirmed for E3

The torrid release schedule for Crackdown 3 continues, as today Microsoft has once again officially shifted the open world action game’s launch date. As rumored, Crackdown 3 is no longer planned for...

By Rory Young on 15 June 2018
Ori and the Will of the Wisps E3 2018 Trailer

Ori and the Will of the Wisps E3 2018 Trailer

A new gameplay trailer for the sequel to the acclaimed Ori and the Blind Forest premiered at the Xbox E3 2018 press conference today. Like its predecessor, Ori and the Will of the Wisps is another fa...

By Curt Hutson on 15 June 2018
Dying Light 2 Officially Announced With Trailer

Dying Light 2 Officially Announced With Trailer

With E3 2018 in full swing, all the developers and publisher are bringing something new to the table. Microsoft, for their part, isn’t pulling any punches this year, showing off a massive amount of g...

By Benjamin Lister on 15 June 2018
E3 2018: Biggest Games Rumored for the Show

E3 2018: Biggest Games Rumored for the Show

There’s a reason why gamers look forward to E3 every year. Not only does the show give fans a chance to learn more about already-announced titles, but it’s also used by video game companies to shock...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 June 2018
Xbox Head Offers Update on Crackdown 3 News

Xbox Head Offers Update on Crackdown 3 News

Since it was announced all the way back in 2014, development on Crackdown 3 clearly hasn’t been as smooth as many would have liked. There have been big pockets of inactivity, only to be followed by a...

By Derek Nichols on 15 March 2018
Halo Characters Arriving on Switch Through Minecraft

Halo Characters Arriving on Switch Through Minecraft

It has always been something of a pipe dream, but Master Chief will now officially be appearing on a Nintendo console – albeit in a slightly different form than many had likely hoped for. The Halo ma...

By Riley Little on 15 March 2018
7 Xbox Games You Forgot Used Kinect

7 Xbox Games You Forgot Used Kinect

[sg_popup id=”1″ event=”onload”][/sg_popup]When Microsoft Kinect launched in 2010, it was initially a major success, and holds the Guinness World Record of being the fastest selling consumer electron...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 March 2018
Xbox One Free Games with Gold for September 2017

Xbox One Free Games with Gold for September 2017

Microsoft has now officially unveiled exactly which titles will become available for free during the month of September 2017 for its Xbox Games with Gold program. As usual, the tech company has now g...

By Kyle Sledge on 18 July 2017
BioShock Trilogy Added to XB1 Backward Compatibility

BioShock Trilogy Added to XB1 Backward Compatibility

Microsoft makes each title in 2K and Irrational Games’ BioShock trilogy available on Xbox One by way of the platform’s backward compatibility program. It’s no secret that Microsoft’s decision to make...

By Kyle Sledge on 15 March 2017
Fallout New Vegas Dev's Cancelled Xbox One RPG Revealed

Fallout New Vegas Dev's Cancelled Xbox One RPG Revealed

Game cancellations are always a difficult pill to swallow for developers and fans alike, but there are some that just seem to stick around in the minds of gamers years after they were consigned to du...

By Cody Gravelle on 15 March 2017
Xbox Free Games with Gold for October 2015

Xbox Free Games with Gold for October 2015

Last month was a fairly decent month for Microsoft’s Games with Gold program, with the company offering the likes of Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition on Xbox One and Crysis 3 on Xbox 360. With the ann...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 March 2016
Xbox One BC Now Supports Multi-Disc Games

Xbox One BC Now Supports Multi-Disc Games

Microsoft confirms an update to the backward compatibility feature of the Xbox One, revealing that supported multi-disc Xbox 360 games can now be used on the console. When Xbox 360 backward compatibi...

By Rob Gordon on 15 March 2016
The Game Awards 2014: Nominations

The Game Awards 2014: Nominations

fluidPlayer("my-video") We have no idea what’s going on with the Spike VGX this year or even if there will be one. The annual celebrity-fueled, ad-hungry video games event was co...

By Rob Keyes on 15 March 2015
Xbox Reveals Games with Gold Titles for June 2015

Xbox Reveals Games with Gold Titles for June 2015

Yesterday, Sony announced the free PS Plus games for June, headlined by Konami’s Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes, and featuring six games in total. While Microsoft’s Games with Gold offerings for...

By Dalton Cooper on 15 March 2015
NPD: PS4 Outsells Xbox One in February

NPD: PS4 Outsells Xbox One in February

February console sales numbers are in and once again the PS4 is outselling the Xbox One. Sony’s console hit big numbers this past month, while its competitor didn’t fall quite that far behind – mov...

By Anthony Taormina on 15 March 2014
News Wrap Up: Cliffy B’s New Game, A New LEGO Game & More!

News Wrap Up: Cliffy B’s New Game, A New LEGO Game & More!

It’s been a major week in video games with embargoes lifting on reviews of Splinter Cell: Blacklist and Saints Row 4 and Activision hosting an event to unveil Call of Duty: Ghosts‘ multiplayer feat...

By Rob Keyes on 15 March 2013