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Microsoft teams up with Bonnaroo to stream the thirteenth annual music festival live to your Xbox

Microsoft teams up with Bonnaroo to stream the thirteenth annual music festival live to your Xbox

Michael Archambault 17

If you are a fan of the annual Bonnaroo Music Festival, then you are going to be excited to hear that Microsoft and the festival people themselves have joined up to stream the event live, exclusively on Xbox. You can avoid the massive crowd of what is said to be over 80,000 people trekking to the farm in Manchester, Tennessee and instead enjoy the music right from the comfort of your...

Excited for Titanfall? Here is your chance to win a limited edition controller.

Excited for Titanfall? Here is your chance to win a limited edition controller.

Michael Archambault 18

If you are on the edge of your seat waiting for Respawn Entertainment’s upcoming exclusive first-person shooter, Titanfall, then you might rejoice in the fact that the company is looking to give away some limited edition hardware. In preparation for the Xbox One launch, you have the opportunity to win a limited edition Titanfall wireless controller (normal retail price - $64.99 USD)....

South Korean programmer puts Microsoft's Kinect to use on border surveillance

South Korean programmer puts Microsoft's Kinect to use on border surveillance

Rich Edmonds 44

A heavily defended border separates both North and South Korea, but the Microsoft Kinect has been modified to help out South Korea's border patrol by programmer Jae Kwan Ko. The Kinect was deployed back in August last year, which reportedly identifies objects crossing the DMZ (Demilitarised Zone). The device itself can discern the difference between humans and animals, alerting nearby...

Trade in your Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 and get $100 in Microsoft Store credit

Trade in your Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 and get $100 in Microsoft Store credit

Michael Archambault 60

Thinking of picking up an Xbox One, but it is just a bit too expensive? Well, you might just be in luck – Microsoft wants to help you out and give you $100 in Microsoft Store credit when you trade in one of your existing game consoles. What could be a better way of clearing a space for your Xbox One than getting $100? The limited time promotion allows consumers to bring in their...

Halo: Spartan Assault is set to land on Xbox 360 this January 31 for $14.99

Halo: Spartan Assault is set to land on Xbox 360 this January 31 for $14.99

Michael Archambault 37

The top-down shooter game, Halo: Spartan Assault, has been crashing the party across multiple platforms including Windows Phone, Windows 8, and Xbox One. The game has been well received by many critics (including us here at WPCentral) and is helping to set a new standard of what we can expect on our multitude of Microsoft devices. The party is about to expand though – Halo: Spartan...

Microsoft reports slight Xbox Live outage affecting Xbox One social services

Microsoft reports slight Xbox Live outage affecting Xbox One social services

Michael Archambault 15

If you’re currently having an issue with friend services on Xbox Live, you aren’t alone. Microsoft is reporting a slight outage within its Xbox Live service on the Xbox One platform. Apparently there is no word that Xbox 360 units are being affected and the incident appears to be isolated to the latest generation platform. The Xbox team reported less than half an hour ago that users...

Microsoft purchases "Gears of War" franchise from Epic Games - more content is on the horizon

Microsoft purchases "Gears of War" franchise from Epic Games - more content is on the horizon

Michael Archambault 97

The Xbox brand name not only stands for the hardware box that has sat under television sets for the last thirteen years, but also the exclusive franchises that have made it completely and utterly unique. Whether you are racing an auto in Forza, shooting down alien forces in Halo, or trying to save the inhabitants of Sera in Gears of War – you will be doing on the Xbox platform. After...

Xbox One gamers begin to receive Day One content for their digitally downloaded games

Xbox One gamers begin to receive Day One content for their digitally downloaded games

Michael Archambault 34

Most gamers who purchased their Xbox One on Day One where privy to special content included with the Day one edition of their games. If you were one of the many users (including myself) who chose to download your games digitally though, you were left out. Now Xbox users have begun to receive download codes to digitally obtain the Day One content that was left out from games such as Ryse...

Prepare to play Titanfall in style with limited edition Xbox One controller [Updated]

Prepare to play Titanfall in style with limited edition Xbox One controller [Updated]

Paul Acevedo 66

For gamers who love buying gadgets and technology, console launches represent a fun time to stock up on not only a new system but also a host of accessories for that system. If you care about local multiplayer, you’re definitely going to need an extra controller or three. Problem is: the controllers available at launch are always the same color. By the time cool colors come along, many...