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‘EA Access’ on Xbox One May Be My New Favorite Video Game Thing

‘EA Access’ on Xbox One May Be My New Favorite Video Game Thing

EA announced a new service called EA Access on Tuesday, which delivers some of its games on the Xbox One at incredibly inexpensive prices. Check it out: EA Access membership unlocks The Vault, a collection of EA’s biggest games on Xbox One ready for you to download and play.  During the beta, gamers will have unlimited ...

Xbox One Launches a New Channel for GoPro Videos

Xbox One Launches a New Channel for GoPro Videos

The world's most popular online video brand is expanding its audience. GoPro officially launched its channel on Xbox One Tuesday morning — increasing the reach of the most popular video brand on the Internet. GoPro spokeswoman Kelly Baker told the Daily News the channel went live at 10 a.m. and users of Xbox One can ...

Microsoft is Closing the Original Video Content Branch of Xbox

Microsoft is Closing the Original Video Content Branch of Xbox

Microsoft will shut down the Xbox Entertainment Studios, ending an ambitious foray into original video programming. The Santa Monica studio will be shuttered as Microsoft focuses on strengthening its core videogame business. The majority of the Xbox Entertainment’s 200 employees work in southern California and Vancouver, ...

Sony and Microsoft May Launch ‘Early Access’ Games

Sony and Microsoft May Launch ‘Early Access’ Games

While Steam's year-long experiment with selling unfinished games through its "Early Access" program has had its share of issues, it's hard to understate the impact it has had on the way PC games are developed, marketed, and sold, with games like Day Z and Rust becoming best sellers before they're even finished. This hasn't ...

The Best Video Games That E3 2014 Had to Offer

The Best Video Games That E3 2014 Had to Offer

Another round of E3 keynotes have come and gone, leaving video game fans waiting months (or more) to get their hands on the games they’ve drooled over this week. While I haven't spent much time playing video games lately – I spent more time watching all five major addresses (Microsoft, EA, Ubisoft, Sony and Nintendo) ...

Report: Microsoft’s ‘Surface Watch’ Will Work With Xbox One and PCs

Report: Microsoft’s ‘Surface Watch’ Will Work With Xbox One and PCs

Last month Forbes suggested that Microsoft’s smart watch would work with Android and iOS handsets. The supported device list may not stop there, though. Gear Live claims to have briefly used the device and suggests the “Surface Watch” will also connect to Windows computers, Macs and even the Xbox One. Most ...

Microsoft at E3 2014: The Most Interesting Reveals and Surprises

Microsoft at E3 2014: The Most Interesting Reveals and Surprises

Microsoft’s 2014 E3 press conference was heavy on games and software and devoid of nearly everything else. The company announced a series of deals that would bring content to the Xbox One before other consoles, which is par for the course when it comes to Microsoft and big events. This was a fairly by the numbers affair, ...

Microsoft Says the Xbox One is More Powerful Without the Kinect

Microsoft Says the Xbox One is More Powerful Without the Kinect

Prepare to be confused: Despite everything we've heard about the Xbox One's Kinect sensor containing its own onboard processor, so that it doesn't weigh down the main console with voice- and image-recognition tasks, it's now clear that the add-on imposes quite a significant burden. Microsoft has confirmed to Eurogamer that ...

Microsoft Announces 46 New Apps Coming to Xbox One, Xbox 360

Microsoft Announces 46 New Apps Coming to Xbox One, Xbox 360

Microsoft on Wednesday announced 46 new apps coming to its Xbox platform. The company says this will increase apps on its gaming platform by 25 percent, bringing the total to over 225 apps around the world. The timing of the news should surprise no one: the June update started rolling out last night, and it drops the Gold ...

Microsoft Has No Intention to Sell Off Bing or Xbox

Microsoft Has No Intention to Sell Off Bing or Xbox

Ready for an update from the no-surprise department? Microsoft isn’t keen to sell either its Xbox or search businesses. On Tuesday at the CODE Conference Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella indicated that he has no intention to divest Bing, the company’s search property, or Xbox, its gaming and living-room play. This should ...