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SDCC 2016: Original XBox One Lowered To $249

by Peter Paltridgeon July 24, 2016
As you likely know by now, the XBox One is getting a facelift in the form of the XBox One S. The new model is smaller, outputs video in 4K and comes with a Bluetooth controller. Upon this announcement, the remaining stock of the original model was discounted to $299. Apparently that mountain isn’t vanishing […]
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Special XBox One S Bears The Scars Of War

by Peter Paltridgeon July 15, 2016
Next month the revamped model of the XBox One, called the XBox One S, will begin arriving in stores everywhere. Not long after that, the new model will get its first themed version: a crimson-colored Gears of War 4 variant. The makeover you see here is beyond a simple paint job. Microsoft says they wanted […]

Microsoft Xbox Releases New Games With Gold For July 2016

Microsoft Xbox Releases New Games With Gold For July 2016

by Alex Beanon June 29, 2016
Microsoft has released their “Games with Gold” selections for July 2016. If you are signed up as a “Gold” member you will be able to play four new games via Xbox Live Gold – “The Banner Saga 2” and “Tumblestone” for Xbox One users and for Xbox 360 users (through Xbox One backward compatibility) “Tom […]
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E3 2016: The Cheapest XBox is Now Even Cheaper!

by Peter Paltridgeon June 14, 2016
To clear the inventory and make way for the XBox One S, Microsoft has slashed the price of the original 500GB XBox One model again. From now until October 1, all versions of the 500GB XBox One (minus the three-game Spring Bundle) cost just $279. This is the lowest price ever offered for a current-gen […]

E3 2016: Become A Sim Pirate With Rare’s Sea Of Thieves

E3 2016: Become A Sim Pirate With Rare’s Sea Of Thieves

by Peter Paltridgeon June 13, 2016
One of the most anticipated games of the XBox’s future lineup is Sea of Thieves. It’s what may hope will be the comeback for the fallen studio known as Rare, which sunk into a pit of disappointing follow-ups and Kinect titles over the last 15 years. Most were pleased with the first real glimpse they […]
E3 2016: New Gears Of War 4 Details, Game Footage

E3 2016: New Gears Of War 4 Details, Game Footage

by Peter Paltridgeon June 13, 2016
Microsoft kicked off its E3 conference this morning with the most open look at Gears of War 4 yet. Dynamic weather, big new weapons, and is that the wrinkled fogey face of Marcus? Probably. Here’s the bullet list of features the game sports: New Story, Heroes and a Nightmare Reborn: The first chapter of an […]

E3 2016: Forza Horizon 3 Goes Down Under

E3 2016: Forza Horizon 3 Goes Down Under

by Peter Paltridgeon June 13, 2016
It wouldn’t be an XBox release schedule without some form of Forza, and this year, Forza Horizon returns with an all-Australian setting. Developer Playground Games demoed Forza Horizon 3 this morning during Microsoft’s E3 conference. Here’s what to expect: Explore the Horizon Festival’s Largest and Most Diverse World Ever. Drive through the vast desert and […]
E3 2016: The New XBox One Controller

E3 2016: The New XBox One Controller

by Peter Paltridgeon June 13, 2016
Microsoft is redesigning the XBox One controller again — they’re adding a new textured grip, an increased wireless range, and a few other tweaks. They’re small improvements, nothing too radical, though if you mean in the 80’s sense, yeah, these controllers are righteous. For you see, the new XBox One controller can be customized in […]

E3 2016: Microsoft Officially Announces Project Scorpio

E3 2016: Microsoft Officially Announces Project Scorpio

by Peter Paltridgeon June 13, 2016
Gamers started to worry when about two minutes of Microsoft’s E3 conference were left and we still hadn’t heard one mention of Scorpio, the “XBox One.5” that everyone knows is humming in a Microsoft R&D lab. Fortunately, they did take those last two minutes to confirm Scorpio with a new trailer. Unfortunately….confirm is all that […]
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The XBox One Is Now $50 Cheaper Everywhere

by Peter Paltridgeon May 31, 2016
Last holiday season, the XBox One and PS4 finally became affordable to the mainstream tier of console buyers when their respective machines were lowered in retail price to $300. That sticker decision was reversed in January, but it’s only a matter of time until it becomes permanent, especially if the redesigned smaller consoles are more […]