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Joe Belfiore talks Windows 10

Joe Belfiore talks Windows 10

It has been quite the day for Windows 10. Microsoft has released a ton of details about the upcoming release at its Windows 10 event in Redmon, but in case you were swamped by just how much reading there was to take in, Joe Belfiore has taken to video to talk Windows 10. Office, Xbox, the new...
Microsoft drops Xbox One price back to $349, hints at gaming focus in Windows 10

Microsoft drops Xbox One price back to $349, hints at gaming focus in Windows 10

Update: Added reference to screenshot support coming to the Xbox One. Microsoft has just announced that starting tomorrow, January 16, you will once again be able to purchase a new Xbox One for $349. Additionally, the company hinted (only slightly) that we'll get some new information concerning...
Spotify fielding interest for native Xbox One app for music

Spotify fielding interest for native Xbox One app for music

Late last night, Spotify hit version 5.0 for Windows Phone with an all new design. Although some people have mixed opinions on certain UI aspects, one thing for certain is that Spotify is a very popular music service for mobile. The Xbox One lets users snap apps so that music can continue to...
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Heaps of Borderlands news and more from the Gearbox panel at PAX South

Heaps of Borderlands news and more from the Gearbox panel at PAX South

The first ever PAX South (PAX stands for Penny Arcade Expo) has been keeping me extremely busy in San Antonio, TX this weekend. We already reported my impressions of State of Decay for Xbox One, and I have impressions of several more Xbox One and mobile Windows games to share with you soon. But...
Killer Instinct Season 2's Omen gets a trailer, brings a new character along for the ride

Killer Instinct Season 2's Omen gets a trailer, brings a new character along for the ride

The next fighter for Killer Instinct Season 2 on the Xbox One has been revealed. Making a cameo appearance at the end of the trailer upcoming Season 2 character Omen, Golem is set to be the next character to make his debut at some point during Season 2. The trailer itself is mostly about Omen,...
Saints Row IV Xbox One Twitch stream

Watch our wild and crazy replay of Saints Row IV: Re-Elected on Twitch

Every weekend, Windows Central streams an Xbox One game or two on Twitch for 1-2 hours, showing you some of the wide variety of games available on Microsoft's latest console. Last week, we streamed Sniper Elite III and dished out codes to 23 lucky viewers. Tonight, we'll be playing Saints Row IV...
Call of Duty Advanced Warfare

Who controls the KillCam? New Call of Duty Advanced Warfare trailer shows all

Activision has released yet another trailer for their upcoming Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare DLC pack, known as 'Havoc.' The new pack is due for launch on the Xbox One and Xbox 360 on January 27. This time, the trailer features a humorous live-action clip that shows us who really controls and...
State of Decay Xbox One

Hands on with State of Decay for Xbox One at PAX South

The Penny Arcade Expo, also known as PAX, is a videogame and board game-themed fan convention that takes place in a variety of regions across the US and even Australia. The first ever PAX South is currently taking place throughout the weekend in San Antonio, TX at the Henry B. Gonzales Convention...
Major Nelson takes us on a tour of the Xbox app for Windows 10

Major Nelson takes us on a tour of the Xbox app for Windows 10

If you want to see the brand new Xbox app for Windows 10 but haven't got it installed yet, fear not! Xbox's Larry Hyrb, Major Nelson to you and I, has posted a video tour of the new app with Richard Irving from the engineering team. It's the first time we've had the pleasure of a dedicated Xbox...
Madden NFL 15

Madden NFL 15 Super Bowl Edition now available on Xbox One with Gold Subscriber discount

Madden NFL 15 Super Bowl Edition has just hit the Xbox One Store and is now available for download. Priced at $59.99, Xbox Live Gold Subscribers will be able to pick up the title for just $24. That's more than 50 percent off the asking price. Those who purchase EA's latest title will receive...
343 Industries to beta test next Halo: The Master Chief Collection update

343 Industries to beta test next Halo: The Master Chief Collection update

Things have been rough for Halo: The Master Chief Collection to say the least. Now it appears that 343 Industries is looking to smooth things over a bit by beta testing its next content patch starting tomorrow, January 23. The developer recently announced the test via its Halo Waypoint blog,...
Riptide GP2

Riptide GP2 never looked better than on Xbox One

Riptide GP2 launches on Xbox One on January 23 and to wet our appetites there's a new trailer showing off all the 1080p, 60fps jet ski racing goodness we'll soon be enjoying. Vector Unit's water racer has always looked fantastic on mobile, whichever platform it's been on, but with the step up to...
Game of Thrones

Second episode of Telltale's 'Game of Thrones' series due Feb. 3 for PC, Feb. 4 for Xbox

The second episode of Telltale Games' six-part adventure game based on the Game of Thrones TV series from HBO makes its PC debut February 3 and for the Xbox 360 and Xbox One on February 4. The second episode is titled "The Lost Lords" and Telltale is getting fans of the fantasy series pumped for...

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