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Here are the first 21 Xbox 360 games that support backwards compatibility with the Xbox One

During Microsoft E3 2015 press event, the company revealed plans to offer support for playing a number of Xbox 360 games on the Xbox One. That support begins today for members of the Xbox One preview program with a list of 21 Xbox 360 games that those users will be able to play on their console...
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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...
Here's how Xbox One backwards compatibility works

Here's how Xbox One backwards compatibility works

One of the biggest pieces of news for long term Xbox gamers this past week at E3 was support for backwards compatibility to play Xbox 360 games on the Xbox One. While the feature will roll out to all later this year with 100 titles on board for initial support, Xbox One preview program members...

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Borderlands feature film is in the works at Lionsgate

In a few years, you may see a version of Gearbox Software's Borderlands game franchise up on the big screen. The developer announced that a feature film based on the first-person shooter-RPG hybrid game series is in the works as a "tentpole" project at Lionsgate, with former Marvel Studios...
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Xbox Preview program is at 'near capacity', so new invites will be cut back

If you are already a member of Microsoft's Xbox Preview program, consider yourself lucky. The company has now revealed that the program, which allows a select group of Xbox One and Xbox 360 owners to test new features before they are generally released, will be scaling back on the number of new...
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Comcast's Xfinity app for Xbox 360 to shut down on September 1

Xbox 360 console owners who use Comcast's Xfinity app got some bad news over the weekend. Microsoft sent messages to those users stating that the app would be removed from the console on September 1. Comcast first launched the Xfinity Xbox 360 app in March 2012, allowing users of the cable TV...
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Halo's main menus, and their music, get revived in new website

As we wait for Microsoft to release Halo 5 Guardians for the Xbox One on October 27, someone has decided to convert all of the main menus, along with their background music, of all the previous games in the Halo series to run in a web browser. The site, Halome.nu, has the premise that many...
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Xbox One US sales up 44% in July, Xbox 360 disc game sales second to PlayStation 4

While Sony's PlayStation 4 console was the number one selling game console in the US in July 2015, Microsoft says that sales of its own Xbox One were still up 44% compared to July 2014. What's more interesting is that, according to numbers from the research firm the NPD group, sales of games for...
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The upcoming Xbox 360 activity feed will help owners keep track of their friends

While Microsoft may be planning to update the Xbox One with its new Windows 10 interface later this fall, it has not forgotten its nearly 10 year old Xbox 360 console. The company plans to add a new activity feed to the Xbox 360 soon, allowing owners to keep track of the online efforts of their...
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Watch Microsoft's entire Xbox One-Windows 10 Gamescom 2015 briefing all over again

Earlier today, Microsoft held its Gamescon 2015 press briefing from Cologne, Germany. It blew away its attendees, and anyone watching its livestream, with a ton of major Xbox One and Windows 10 gaming announcements. Now the entire briefing, which lasted well over an hour, is now available to...
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Mojang and Oxeye Game Studio will bring Cobalt to Xbox One and Xbox 360 in October

As part of Microsoft's Gamescom 2015 Xbox briefing, Minecraft creator Mojang revealed that it will help to bring Cobalt, the colorful action platformer game from developer Oxeye Game Studio, to both the Xbox One and Xbox 360 consoles this October. Here's what players can expect from the game...
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Gears of War: Ultimate Collection on Xbox One to add all Gears Xbox 360 games

Microsoft has just made buying the Gears of War: Ultimate Collection for the Xbox One an even better value. The graphically remastered sci-fi shooter, due for release on August 25, will also include free copies of all four Gears of War games (Gears of War, Gears of War 2, Gears of War 3 and Gears...
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There are now over 100,000 Xbox Live Achievements to unlock

People who play games that support Xbox Live Achievements can now unlock over 100,000 of them. That's how many of these virtual goals have been put into the games made by Microsoft and its third party partners across all of its platforms. The numbers come from the fan site True Achievements,...

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