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Former Xbox head thinks Microsoft should have released an 'Xphone'

Robbie Bach helped to launch the original Xbox and the Xbox 360 during his 22 years at Microsoft. He left the company in 2010 but now he's talking about his past work at the company, including an interesting observatiion that Microsoft should have launched a gaming-themed "Xphone" a few years...
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Only 100 Xbox One consoles were sold in Japan between June 8-14

Microsoft promoted the Xbox One heavily during E3 2015 last week, but the console continues to be a sales disaster in the game-crazy country of Japan. During the week of June 8-14, only 100 Xbox One consoles were sold in Japan, a new low for any version of the console. By contrast, Nintendo's...
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Zombies

Activision will reveal Call of Duty: Black Ops III Zombies' 'star-studded cast' at Comic-Con

Call of Duty: Black Ops III will be the latest game in Activision's first person shooter series to have some kind of zombie gameplay mode. More details about that mode will be revealed next week at San Diego Comic-Con, which will reveal the mode's 'star-studded cast'. If you are going to the...
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Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Zombies

Activision will reveal Call of Duty: Black Ops III Zombies' 'star-studded cast' at Comic-Con

Call of Duty: Black Ops III will be the latest game in Activision's first person shooter series to have some kind of zombie gameplay mode. More details about that mode will be revealed next week at San Diego Comic-Con, which will reveal the mode's 'star-studded cast'. If you are going to the...
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Peter Moore: 'Xbox One wouldn't have happened' if Steve Ballmer had not saved the Xbox 360

The entire Xbox brand might have ended several years ago if Microsoft's now former CEO Steve Ballmer had not made the decision to spend over $1 billion to deal with the "Red Ring of Death" crisis that hit the Xbox 360 in 2007. That's the word from former Xbox executive Peter Moore in a recent...
Review: Batman: Arkham Knight for Xbox One

Review: Batman: Arkham Knight for Xbox One

Rocksteady closes their epic Batman trilogy with a military-grade bang in Batman: Arkham Knight. Rocksteady Studios have consistently delivered a master-class in how to build a game based on existing IP. Both Arkham Asylum and Arkham City achieved review scores in the 90s, and so far it seems...
Take a first look at Super Dungeon Bros, a co-op Roguelike coming to Xbox One and Windows 10

Take a first look at Super Dungeon Bros, a co-op Roguelike coming to Xbox One and Windows 10

Way back in 2008, indie studio React Games emerged to remake the classic strategy game Archon for consoles and PC. Since then, the studio has mostly created mobile games and apps such as Dragons Adventure Companion for select Lumia Windows Phones. This winter, they return to console gaming with...
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You can win a Xbox One with cool custom case art as part of Microsoft's Comic-Con plans

Microsoft's Xbox division will be at next week's San Diego Comic-Con event, and to celebrate the company is giving away 20 Xbox One consoles, each of which has a cool custom case art design based on a game or TV show. The best thing is that you don't have to be at Comic-Con in order to win one of...
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Microsoft's Xbox Ultimate Game Sale will cut prices on over 70 games starting on July 7

Xbox One and Xbox 360 owners might want to save their cash for the next few days. Microsoft has just announced plans to hold the Xbox Ultimate Game Sale from July 7-13, with discounts ranging up to 40% and 50% for over 70 digital games. The video that revealed plans for the sale shows that...
Hidden object adventure Nightmares from the Deep: The Cursed Heart coming to Xbox One this fall

Hidden object adventure Nightmares from the Deep: The Cursed Heart coming to Xbox One this fall

Polish game studio Artifex Mundi has made a name for itself as the premiere publisher of hidden object puzzle adventure (HOPA) games on mobile and tablet. They've given Windows Phone and Windows 8 approximately 20 such titles over the years, including such popular series as Nightmares from the...
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Microsoft won't stop selling the Xbox One in Japan, thinks Windows 10 will help sales

Microsoft hasn't had much success with any of its Xbox consoles in Japan, but recently the Xbox One hit a new sales low in that country with just 100 units sold during one week in early June. However, Microsoft is still insisting that it can turn things around for the Xbox One, and that the...
Forza 6 electrifying race tracks this year with the addition of Formula E

Forza 6 electrifying race tracks this year with the addition of Formula E

Forza 6 is set to be one of Xbox One's biggest 2015 releases and as time goes by we keep learning a little more. We know it's going to be a full garage come September but the latest addition is a little more unusual for a racing game. Formula E is coming to Forza 6. For anyone who isn't...
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Xbox chief Phil Spencer says 'we need to do better in Europe'

After a Sony executive recently made a bold statement about PlayStation's dominance in Europe, Xbox head honcho, Phil Spencer, has acknowledged the struggle Microsoft's console has had in the region in a new interview. After an excellent showing at E3 and with Gamescom just around the corner,...

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