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Xbox 360 Holiday Value Bundles announced for 2013 - Kinect still for kids

Xbox 360 Holiday Value Bundles announced for 2013 - Kinect still for kids

Michael Archambault 21

Yesterday, we reported on a collection of special holiday deals for consumers looking to pick up an Xbox 360 in India. Today, the official Xbox 360 Holiday Value Bundles have been announced by Microsoft and are said to be available “around the world”. In addition purchasers in the United States will receive $50 off their purchase. There are three holiday deals available. The first two...

Do not turn your Xbox One on its side or it will be “at your own risk”

Do not turn your Xbox One on its side or it will be “at your own risk”

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Microsoft has sure been excited to show off its latest gaming console in hundreds of press photos, but have you noticed that the Xbox One has remained horizontal? According to Microsoft, that is how the unit is supposed to be used and if you turn it on its side vertically – you are on your own. CNET’s sister site GameSpot sat down with Albert Panello, Microsoft’s Senior Director of...

Microsoft Studio plans to expand TV programming - will rule the living room with Xbox One

Microsoft Studio plans to expand TV programming - will rule the living room with Xbox One

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According to Bloomberg, Microsoft has plans to grow its upcoming television programming selection beyond the originally planned Halo series on the Xbox One. Phil Spencer, corporate vice president at Microsoft Studios, declined detailed comments to Bloomberg yesterday at the Tokyo Game Show, but showed Microsoft has full intentions to invade your living room. Microsoft is aiming to arm...

Download Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Vegas for free if you’re an Xbox Live Gold member

Download Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Vegas for free if you’re an Xbox Live Gold member

Sam Sabri 53

We’ve been covering Games with Gold from Xbox Live since it started earlier this summer. Aren’t familiar with the program? For the remainder of the year, Microsoft is giving Xbox Live Gold members two free games per month. Usually the titles available are a little older, but still great. We’ve seen fun games like Fable III, Assassin’s Creed II, and more over the last few months. Today...

Xbox One and Major Nelson to tour New England (US) - gives exclusive hands on experience

Xbox One and Major Nelson to tour New England (US) - gives exclusive hands on experience

Michael Archambault 13

The launch of Microsoft’s next gaming console, Xbox One, is right around the corner and the company is still suffering fallout from a poor launch event. Instead of judging the console from what you read online, wouldn’t it be great to see it in person? If you are in the New England area of the United States next week– you just might be in luck. Xbox’s Major Nelson will be visiting the...

Play games, earn credits, and get cash with the new Xbox Live Rewards program

Play games, earn credits, and get cash with the new Xbox Live Rewards program

Michael Archambault 39

What’s better than video games? Getting paid to play video games of course! Microsoft has recently announced a new plan to integrate a reward system into Xbox Live; similar to the company’s Bing Rewards Program, gamers will be able to earn credits and then have them translated into currency. There will be a variety of ways to earn reward credits including renewing your Gold membership...