Xbox Live Update for the week of Dec. 17, 2014

First up, the Xbox Countdown to 2015 is on with great deals every day leading up to the new year. There are both daily deals and deals running for an extended period of time. Check them out, you’re bound to find one game calling out to you. The puzzle platformer Kalimba is now available on more »

Xbox Live Update for the week of Nov. 26, 2014

It’s a time to give thanks for all we are grateful for, and video games are near the top of my list. There’s family up there too, I swear. We even have a new Kinect offering this week with Boom Ball on Xbox One. It’s described as a “full body” Kinect game that mixes tennis, more »

Xbox Live’s December Games with Gold revealed

Games with Gold is giving the Christmas gifts early, as Xbox One and Xbox 360 owners will have three new free titles to enjoy in December.  Xbox One owners can engage in tiny combat with Worms: Battlegrounds. The power of the Xbox One allows for the biggest Worms game yet. There are more worms, more more »

Xbox Live update for the week of Nov.18: Best Games Ever!

This is the week we’ve been gaming for. Nov. 18 features the biggest games of 2014, and there’s something for everyone. If you have ever wanted to liberate a country, run a criminal empire, face down dragons or defeat John Cena, the marketplace has you covered. places you in the shoes of Ajay Ghale, the more »


Xbox One turns one, time to celebrate (maybe)

If you can believe it, as of November 22nd, 2014, the Xbox One will have been . Time sure flies by doesn’t it folks? Well the good people at Microsoft have decided to celebrate with all their Xbone fans this weekend with some special prizes. There are three different categories in this giveaway. The first more »

Xbox Live having cloud-related issues

For the second time in gaming’s biggest month, Xbox Live has cracked under the pressure. The service went out Nov. 5, two days after Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare released.  November 18 was the biggest release week of the year, including the likes of Grand Theft Auto V, Dragon Age Inquisition and Far Cry 4. more »

Extra Life Confessions: 24 hours aren’t as long as you think

After all my preparations, Extra Life game day finally arrived October 25th, 2014. Being that it was my inaugural Extra Life marathon, I wanted to be fully prepared. So I bought snacks, and drinks ahead of time, charged my handhelds, and confirmed the start time with my cousin. I was incredibly worried that I wouldn’t more »

Xbox Live Update for the week of October 29, 2014

Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is back, celebrating its 10th anniversary with an Xbox 360 Games on Demand release. Carl Johnson thought he had gotten away from the violent life in San Andreas, but then his mother gets killed. Within minutes of his return, he’s dealing with corrupt cops, rival gangs and friends who doubt more »

Xbox One fall update is mammoth and out

While you may have been working, sleeping or watching TV, your Xbox One has been working out. A brand new, Xbox One fall update this week adds a plethora of features folks have been asking for, and some you may not have even known you needed. Let’s take a look, shall we? New Snap and more »

Xbox Live update for the week of October 15, 2014

It’s C-C-Combo time with Season 2 of Killer Instinct on Xbox One. Just like in Season 1, the game is free-to-play with one rotating character each week. There will be eight characters, a mixture of new fighters and returning favorites. We’ve already seen T.J. Combo and Maya enter the fold. Cinder and Riptor are coming soon more »

Xbox Live update for the week of October 1, 2014

October, of course, is a month for scares. The Evil Within is a survival horror title from Shinji Mikami, the creator of Resident Evil. It’s available for pre-order now on the Xbox One. Those orders have a chance receive the Fighting Chance pack, including items to help players stay alive. You can download the game more »

Here are Xbox Live’s October Games with Gold

PlayStation Plus’ free games program was such a hit Microsoft had no choice but to counter. Gamers were the real winner,  regardless of which console they prefer.  From Oct. 1-15, Battlefield: Bad Company 2 is the free offering. The lovable misfits of Bad Company are great fun to hang with, and this was the last more »