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The new Xbox Remix Special Edition controller, which is partially made from recycled parts

Xbox Announces New Eco-Conscious Controller That Uses Recycled Materials

Xbox has unveiled a new controller for Earth Day, and as you'd imagine, it's got a more eco-conscious slant than the company's usual peripherals. It's partially made from reclaimed and recycled…

April 4, 2023 | 10:40 EDT

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WWE 2K23 Review

I stated that WWE was in a weird place when I looked at WWE 2K last year, and that really hasn't changed. There's a new king atop the creative mountain, and the weekly shows are a bit more watchable…

March 20, 2023 | 10:00 EDT

Deceive Inc.

Deceive Inc. I Spy Something Fun

There's a lot of fun to be had in single-player games, but multiplayer and online titles dominate a lot of the playing field. There are many different types of competitive scenarios from deathmatches…

July 26, 2022 | 09:00 EDT

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Xbox Discord Voice Chat is Now a Thing

Xbox Discord voice chat and group calls are coming to Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One consoles later today if you're an Xbox Insider. This means that Xbox Insiders will soon be able to connect with…

July 20, 2022 | 11:19 EDT

A banner image showing cover art for the five new Xbox Game Pass games in June 2022

Xbox Game Pass June 2022 Next Wave Adds FIFA And More

Five new games have been revealed for the Xbox Game Pass June 2022 haul. They include a major series of rebooted CRPGs, as well as a huge tentpole sports game and a beloved multiplayer melee battle…

June 21, 2022 | 10:13 EDT

Hideo Kojima

Yes, Hideo Kojima is Still Working With PlayStation

To the shock and dismay of some PlayStation fans, Kojima Productions is no longer exclusively making console games for PlayStation. Yesterday, Hideo Kojima announced that he and his studio have…

June 13, 2022 | 10:14 EDT

The player facing off against a boss in Hellpoint

Hellpoint Next-Gen Upgrade And New DLC Set For July

Cradle Games and TinyBuild has announced the launch date for its upcoming Hellpoint next-gen upgrade. The horror-inflected sci-fi Soulslike is hitting next-gen consoles this July, which is also the…

May 17, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

Several Xbox gaming icons alongside two Xbox Series consoles, both of which won't be able to play the icons' games offline because of Xbox DRM

Understanding The Online Xbox DRM That Disrupted Gaming

On May 6, Xbox tweeted that some users were struggling to access their Xbox games and content. This issue persisted throughout that weekend; several times, Microsoft announced that the problem was…

June 1, 2022 | 11:58 EDT

The river calls...

Loot River Review

Whether it's a roguelike or a roguelite, their games are similar: Get as far as you can. The difference between the two is that the latter is more lenient in terms of giving you shortcuts and more…

May 4, 2022 | 09:00 EDT


Microsoft Halts All New Sales and Services in Russia

Microsoft has just announced that they will be suspended all Microsoft products and services in Russia, which means that things such as the Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Microsoft Office, Windows, and…

March 4, 2022 | 09:36 EST

Jill aiming at a zombie in Resident Evil 3

Resident Evil 2, 3, And 7 Getting Free Next-Gen Upgrades This Year

Three major Resident Evil titles are getting next-gen upgrades this year. Resident Evil 2, 3, and 7 are all coming to PS5 and Xbox Series X|S sometime in 2022, complete with visual improvements…

March 2, 2022 | 11:10 EST

Xbox Series X

What PlayStation 5 & Xbox Series X Could Learn from Each Other

Getting your hands on any of the new-gen consoles is still difficult, with some players literally winning online lotteries to get the opportunity to order one. I myself lucked out recently and was…

February 3, 2022 | 12:00 EST

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Xbox Game Pass January Additions Include Mass Effect

Megan Spurr, Community Lead at Xbox Game Pass, has revealed this month's additions to Microsoft's service. This includes Embr, Gorogoa, Olija, Outer Wilds, The Pedestrian, The Anacrusis, Mass Effect…

January 4, 2022 | 09:59 EST

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Biomutant Review

There was once a time when the idea of mutations and post-apocalyptic societies would’ve blown our minds. However, those concepts are now so commonplace that creators are struggling to put a new spin…

May 24, 2021 | 11:00 EDT

PS4, Xbox One, PS5 UI

PS4 & Xbox One Games Aren't Going Away Any Time Soon

The PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X are celebrating their fifth month on the market right now. While the consoles have sold incredibly well according to sales reports released so far, there are still…

April 13, 2021 | 01:00 EDT

The player character in Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order onlooking enemies by a set of stairs

Next-Gen: The Backwards-Compatibility Anomaly

In the wake of the PlayStation 5 outperforming the Xbox Series X across many next-gen games, Microsoft pulled the "most powerful console" tagline from its socials. Its on-paper specs haven't…

March 17, 2021 | 12:00 EDT

Some of the games available via Xbox Game Pass

Xbox Game Pass Subscriber Count Hits 18 Million

Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass service now has 18 million subscribers. The milestone comes as part of what seems to have been a pretty good year for Microsoft, according to a recent quarterly earnings…

January 27, 2021 | 09:44 EST

Promotional artwork depicting an alien landscape in Destiny 2

Next-Gen Destiny 2 Launches November 10th, Optimizations Coming December 8th

Bungie has revealed how next-gen and cross-gen play will work in Destiny 2. Some features will be available right out of the gate on November 10th, while others will be coming at a later date this…

October 15, 2020 | 10:50 EDT

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Yakuza: Like A Dragon Runs At 900p to Hit 60 FPS on Xbox Series S

A Yakuza 900p requirement has been revealed for hitting 60 FPS on the Xbox Series S according to a comment by a developer in a recent Sega stream on Twitch. Yakuza: Like a Dragon is an upcoming game…

October 13, 2020 | 03:33 EDT

Playstation 5

Why I'm Buying the PlayStation 5 Over the Xbox Series X

Genesis or Super Nintendo? Nintendo 64 or PlayStation? Xbox, PlayStation 2, or GameCube? These are the questions that have ruled the industry. What flag will you wear when you step forward into the…

October 5, 2020 | 12:15 EDT

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The 2020 Console War: Which Next-Gen Console is Right For You?

The next generation of gaming is upon us, and everyone’s playing favorites. Ray tracing, 8K resolution, 120 frames per second—lots of buzzwords are being thrown around the PlayStation 5 and Xbox…

October 5, 2020 | 12:00 EDT

Xbox Series X

Why I'm Buying the Xbox Series X Over the PlayStation 5

 We're getting closer and closer to November, and with it the launches of the two ninth generation consoles: the Xbox Series X|S and the PlayStation 5. By the time you're reading this, pre-orders…

October 5, 2020 | 12:30 EDT

Xbox Series X stand cover

Xbox Series X Stand Can't Be Removed, Microsoft Says

The next generation of console gaming is just around the corner and some of the minor issues are already being revealed: Microsoft says that you can't remove the Xbox Series X stand. The Xbox Series…

September 10, 2020 | 05:30 EDT

Assassin's Creed

Xbox Series Launch Games Includes Assassin's Creed Valhalla, Gears Tactics

With the Xbox Series X (and S) finally being officially announced, the launch library for the console has come out of woodwork, including Assassin's Creed Valhalla, Dirt 5, Gears Tactics, Tetris…

September 9, 2020 | 10:45 EDT

The main artwork for Xbox All Access

Microsoft Brings Next-Gen To Xbox All Access, Expands Territories

Microsoft has revealed details regarding next-gen consoles and its Xbox All Access service. When the consoles launch, you'll be able to get an Xbox Series X or Series S with 24 months of Xbox Game…

September 9, 2020 | 09:36 EDT

Xbox Series S

[Confirmed] Xbox Series S Price Set At $299

UPDATE: After the leak, Xbox officially confirmed the Xbox Series S and that the price is $299. Xbox provided no other details except we'd be hearing soon. 👀 Let’s make it official! Xbox Series S…

September 7, 2020 | 10:58 EDT

Xbox Series S Question

Microsoft Continues To Leak Xbox Series S

The worst kept secret in gaming continues to be get even worst kept. Microsoft is continuing to leak the Xbox Series S, in packaging sent out to customers. Yesterday, Twitter user @BraviaryBrendan…

September 1, 2020 | 10:30 EDT

Halo Infinite

How the Xbox Series X Can Still Successfully Launch Without Halo

In a stunning blow to the Xbox Series X launch lineup, Microsoft announced yesterday that Halo Infinite will be delayed to 2021. The general consensus among industry insiders and fans alike is that…

August 13, 2020 | 01:00 EDT

The Xbox Series X and the Xbox one

How To Buy The Right Xbox This Year

With the release of the Xbox Series X this holiday season, another two consoles are joining the already crowded Xbox family. While the Series X is a next-generation console, games are still being…

September 9, 2020 | 11:00 EDT

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 Will be A Xbox Console Launch Exclusive

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2, the long-awaited successor in the S.T.A.L.K.E.R. series, is launching exclusively on the Xbox Series X on next-gen consoles. It will also be coming to the PC in 2021. */…

July 23, 2020 | 01:00 EDT

Tell Me Why

Tell Me Why's Chapter 1 Releases August 27

Tell Me Why, the latest narrative adventure title from DONTNOD Entertainment, the studio behind the Life is Strange franchise, will release its first chapter on August 27, 2020. */ The game…

July 23, 2020 | 12:31 EDT

Halo Infinite

Halo Infinite Demo Shown at Xbox Games Show

Halo Infinite from publisher Microsoft and developer 343 Industries had its campaign shown off, with cool goodies such as its grappling hook used during its 8-minute demo that also had a cameo from…

July 23, 2020 | 12:18 EDT

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Echo Generation Revealed For Xbox Series X

Echo Generation, a turn-based adventure game, seemingly heavily inspired by Stranger Things was revealed today during today's Xbox Games Showcase. It's a spooky looking adventure following a gang of…

July 23, 2020 | 11:52 EDT

Master Chief's armor in Halo Infinite

Halo Infinite Teams Up With Monster Energy Drinks

Halo Infinite has teamed up with Monster Energy Drinks to create a range of cans featuring Master Chief's iconic likeness. The Monster Halo Infinite drinks offer players a boost in the game if they…

July 23, 2020 | 08:52 EDT


Xbox Games Showcase is Coming on July 23

The Xbox Series X's Xbox Games Showcase has finally been announced to be taking place on July 23 at 9 AM PT, or 12 PM ET for those who are cool like me. 🎮 Xbox Games Showcase 📅 July 23rd ⏰ 9am [email protected]

July 6, 2020 | 11:00 EDT

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The Xbox Series X Was Originally Coming in August 2020

While the gaming world has been breathlessly waiting for the Xbox Series X and the PlayStation 5 for what feels like centuries now, originally the wait was going to be only until August 2020. Brad…

June 30, 2020 | 11:34 EDT

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More Titles Join Xbox's Smart Delivery Line-up

While Xbox hasn't yet had their big July event showing off the upcoming first-party titles that we can expect to see on the Xbox Series X today they did release more information on Smart Delivery.…

June 15, 2020 | 12:10 EDT

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The Xbox Series X's 'Gameplay' Reveal Wasn't That Bad

By most standards, the Xbox Series X's "gameplay" reveal left a lot to be desired. For starters, it barely showed any actual live gameplay. As far as can be told, most of what was debuted over the…

May 11, 2020 | 12:00 EDT

All The Confirmed Xbox Series X Games

All The Confirmed Xbox Series X Games

As we get closer and closer to the next generation of consoles, it is worth keeping your eye on what games are coming out so that you know whether your purchase is worth it. Well, we have compiled…

May 9, 2020 | 11:00 EDT

Xbox Series X and Controller

Everything We Know About the Xbox Series X So Far

Microsoft and Sony are both gearing up to release their next generation machines at the end of 2020, but so far Microsoft has revealed much more information about their machine through various news…

May 8, 2020 | 01:00 EDT

Second Extinction Screenshot

Second Extinction Announced at Inside Xbox

Second Extinction was announced at Xbox's Inside Xbox conference today, with the game being developed by Systemic Reaction, a little development studio located in southern Sweden. */ Second…

May 7, 2020 | 12:30 EDT

The Assassin's Creed Valhalla logo from Inside Xbox in May

Assassin's Creed Valhalla "Gameplay" Debuts At Inside Xbox

Capping off the Inside Xbox May 7th presentation was the first "gameplay" reveal for Ubisoft's upcoming open-world game Assassin's Creed Valhalla. The gameplay Xbox showed off is more of a teaser…

May 7, 2020 | 11:38 EDT

The logo for Scarlet Nexus

Scarlet Nexus Battles Otherworldly Creatures in a Sci-Fi City

Coming from Bandai Namco is Scarlet Nexus, an action-JRPG set in a futuristic city where an elite squad of psionic warriors battles against strange otherworldly creatures. */ Scarlet Nexus takes…

May 7, 2020 | 11:34 EDT

Call of the Sea

The Call of the Sea Coming to Xbox Series X

Another world premiere from the Inside Xbox showcase showed off the intimate first person gameplay of Call of the Sea from new studio Out of the Blue.  A throwback to adventure-style games, Call of…

May 7, 2020 | 11:26 EDT

The Ascent screenshot.

The Ascent Announced at Inside Xbox With Xbox Series X Footage

The Ascent, a solo and co-op action RPG set in a cyberpunk world developed by Neon Giant, was announced at Xbox's Inside Xbox Conference today. */ */ The game will feature players struggling…

May 7, 2020 | 11:27 EDT

The logo for Chorus

Chorus Reveal Trailer Shows Sci-Fi Dogfighting

Fourth among the games being revealed on today's Inside Xbox stream is Chorus. Produced by Fishlabs and published by Deep Silver, Chorus is a singleplayer sci-fi dogfighting game featuring two…

May 7, 2020 | 11:32 EDT

Scorn screenshot.

Scorn Shows Off Next Gen Footage At Inside Xbox

At Inside Xbox Presents, Scorn was announced today. It will be on Microsoft's Gamepass and will be published at a unspecified date. */ The game will be developed by Ebb Software, and it is a first…

May 7, 2020 | 11:20 EDT

Dirt 5

Dirt 5 Shifts into High Gear on Xbox Series X

Codemasters has returned again with a brand new title in the Dirt series, the aptly named Dirt 5, at the Inside Xbox showcase.  The new racer featured tons of on and off-road action, with stunning…

May 7, 2020 | 11:14 EDT