Stick it to the Man! is out now for Xbox One
Zoink! Games and Ripstone Publishing announced today that their quirky platformer, Stick it to the Man!, is available now for download on Xbox One, priced at £6.39 / €7.99 / $9.99. Already available on pretty much every other platform (PC, PS4, PS3, Wii U and PS Vita), Stick it to the…
Phil Spencer takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
The chosen one who will lead us from the dark land of Mattrick, Phil Spencer himself has taken the ALS ice bucket challenge after being nominated by Minecraft creator, Markus 'Notch' Persson. For those of you that don't know, the ALS ice bucket challenge gives those nominated an ultimatum; donate…
E3 2014: Killer Instinct Season 2 Revealed, TJ Combo Announced
At the Xbox Media Briefing, Iron Galaxy and Microsoft announced their plans for Season 2 of Killer Instinct. In a trailer shown in the preshow, TJ Combo was revealed as a new character, as well as the possibility of Cinder being the next character to be revealed. Season 2 will…
Watch Dogs Now Available Worldwide
Today, Ubisoft finally released its highly anticipated open world game, Watch Dogs, on Xbox 360, Xbox One, Playstation 3, Playstation 4 and PC. Watch Dogs, tells the story of Aiden Pearce, a brilliant hacker whose criminal past led to a violent family tragedy. Now on the hunt for those who…
Strike Suit Zero: Director’s Cut Launches Today
Indie studio Born Ready Games have announced the launch of Strike Suit Zero: Director’s Cut, which is available now on Xbox One, PS4 and PC via Steam. Strike Suit Zero is also the first game to be releasing under Microsoft's ID@Xbox indie program, a new initiative which allows developers to self-publish…
St. George, Utah, Teenager Wrecks Father’s Motorcycle After He Turns Off Xbox
A 19 year old man in St. George, Utah, was arrested last week after attempting to destroy his step-fathers custom Harley Davidson motorcycle, all because he turned off his step-son's Xbox. The story was reported by Kotaku, but according to the St. George, Utah, news site, the teenager is facing…
Xbox Europe Boss Resigns
Chris Lewis, the senior Microsoft executive in charge of the companies European console business and publishing operations, has revealed his plans to retire from the company. According to MCV Lewis is departing in order to focus on "other business interests." He will leave the company within the space of a…
Microsoft Studios Now Own the Rights to the Gears of War Franchise
As of today, Microsoft now own the full rights to the Gears of War franchise. According to the post on Xbox Wire, Black Tusk Studios in Vancouver are going to be taking over development of the series and Rod Fergusson, a former Director of Production at Epic Games (specifically for…
Fans Make Shenmue II With English Voices For Dreamcast
 Shenmue is a series has gone down in history as an absolute classic on the Sega Dreamcast console. However Shenmue II saw no English version of the title in terms of voice work. In Europe Shenmue II saw release on Dreamcast but featured the original Japanese voice work with English subtitles. The Xbox…
Microsoft have no Gears of War Title in the Pipeline
 In an interview with Kotaku Phil Spencer, Corporate Vice President at Microsoft Studios commented that, among several developments for the Xbox One console one aspect he cannot guarantee is the exclusivity of Gears of War to Microsoft consoles. This is due to the fact that the franchise belongs in full to Epic Games, who…
Xbox One Sells Over 1 Million Units On Launch Day
Microsoft has sold over 1 million Xbox Ones worldwide since it went on sale in 13 territories yesterday. This actually surpasses the day one sales figures of the Xbox 360, which took place 8 years ago this month. The sales figures should come as a welcome relief to Microsoft, who…
Analyst Claims Microsoft Is Losing Billions On Xbox Per Annum, May Lead To The Selling Of The Xbox Platform
Nomura analyst Rich Sherlund claims that Microsoft has been losing $2 billion annually in the games industry, according to GamesIndustry.biz. Sherlund sent a note to investors November 6 detailing how to fix current issues within the company, including filling the shoes of former CEO Steve Ballmer. One such issue was the…
Jonathon Ross Made a Executive Producer at Microsoft Studios
Microsoft has a new hire in there game studios, TV personality Jonathon Ross. The chat show host has been given a new role as Executive Producer at Microsoft Studios. This new role for the personality was reportedly announced last night by Phil Harrison in London last night. With Ross owning…
Xbox Fitness Announcement Trailer Released
The announcement trailer for Xbox Fitness shows off the games many celebrity fitness instructors and features. Boasting instant feedback and tracking using the Kinect sensor, Xbox Fitness would appear to be the natural progression of the Fitness tape. The Xbox One exclusive will be released sometime near the end of…
Xbox Fitness Free for Xbox Live Gold Members
Xbox Fitness is a new piece of fitness software for Xbox One. The software builds upon the previously existing fitness titles released for Kinect and makes use of the Xbox One's Kinect 2.0. Full of recognisable faces such as Shaun T, Jillian Michaels and Tracey Anderson, Xbox Fitness will be…
Self-Published Xbox One Titles Have Access to Any Payment Model
Speaking at PAX Prime Chris Charla, portfolio director for digital games at Microsoft has told gaming site Joystiq that the ID@Xbox program will allow all payment models. This means that indie developers are free to make their games as free-to-play with micro-transaction titles or traditional buy for an upfront price title…
Microsoft Will Look Into Bundling Headsets With Xbox One
As previously stated by Microsoft, the Xbox One will not currently be bundled with a headset because of the fact that it is already bundled with the updated Kinect. However senior director of product planning at Microsoft, Albert Penello, has stated via twitter that the company have "heard the feedback"…
Adventure Time: ETDBIDK Trailer
  Adventure Time! Come on grab your friends! Coming soon to PlayStation 3, Wii U, Xbox 360 and 3DS, Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I don't know! is looking to be the game Adventure Time: Hey Ice King! Why'd You Steal Our Garbage?!! should have been. It has a nice…
Microsoft Confirms Play-During-Download Feature for Xbox One
Microsoft has today confirmed that users will be able to play a game while it downloads in the background, potentially meaning the end of long download times for gamers. During the reveal event for the console in May, Microsoft said that all disc-based titles must be installed to the console…
Xbox One Chief Product Officer Marc Whitten Talks About The Xbox One’s Poor Messaging
In a recent interview with IGN, Xbox One chief product officer Marc Whitten  talked about the companies failures in communicating it's message with the Xbox One launch, as well a the recent petition from some gamers to return Xbox One to it's original specifications, before Microsoft's so called 'Xbox 180'.…
Rejected Names for the Original Xbox Revealed
  Games consoles aren't exactly famous for having great names. The PlayStation sounds like something either an 8 year old would come up with. Xbox was pretty much designed to include as many x's as possible because x stands for EXTREME!!! As for the Wii, anyone who defended that name…