Xbox Live Update for the week of April 29, 2015

Yea verily, the Shovel Knight hath arrived on Xbox One. One of 2014’s best platformers brings a few new secrets to the land of Microsoft, including the freakin’ Battletoads. You heard me, those 90s era icons of badassery are unlockable as playable characters in this version of Shovel Knight. There are also elements from the legendary 90s hit, more »

Xbox Live Update for the week of April 22, 2015

Assassin’s Creed Chronicles brings the Metroidvania style to Ubisoft’s juggernaut of a series, and to the Xbox One. Guide assassin Shao Jun on a quest for vengeance against the Chinese Emperor. Sneak around, avoid guards and bring justice to 16th century China. Chronicles is $9.99, or free to owners of the season pass. Infinity Runner on Xbox more »

Xbox One April update adds includes voice messages and party chat fixes

New Xbox One features are currently available to preview members, while the rest of us will see them next month. Voice messaging was conspicuously absent as we transitioned from Xbox 360 to Xbox One. Soon that feature will be here. Players will also be able to message from Xbox 360 to and vice versa. Party more »

Xbox One April update finally fixes achievement notification

I love some Xbox achievements. On the 360 there was nothing I enjoyed more than hearing that little “plink,” annd seeing what task I had accomplished. On the Xbox One, I’ve come to hate it because checking the achievements is such a hassle. Microsoft has heard our complaints, and an April  update currently in preview more »

Xbox Live Update for the week of March 18, 2015

Hey, I’m pretty sure that melon is looking at me funny. I think he wants to go. Fruit Ninja Kinect 2 has arrived on the . Explore the Blueberry Moon Festival and challenge the Fruit Ninja team. Each member has their own game at the festival. Some of your old favorites including Sensei return to more »

Xbox Live Update for the week of March 11, 2015

Xbox One platformer Ori and Blind Forest  leads this week’s Xbox Live Arcade releases. It tells the tale, appropriately enough, of Ori. He’s an orphan destined for great adventures. He and his best friend Naru have to save the forest after a mysterious entity named Kuro causes it to start dying. This game is so, more »

Xbox One’s March update adds long requested screenshot feature

The latest Xbox One system update adds more of the features that the community has asked for. Xbox Live’s Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb delivered the info on his blog. Screenshots were one of the most requested features, and they are now here. Just press the Xbox button on your controller and press Y to save. more »

Xbox Live Update for the week of March 4, 2015

It is March 5 in Dallas, Texas and we are snowed in. Really, I’m not joking. It’s almost time to fill out NCAA basketball brackets and all three of my kids are home because the roads are too icy for them to go to school. And my friends who work in offices that are closed more »

Xbox Live Update for the week of February 25, 2015

highlights this week’s arcade releases. It’s on both the Xbox One and the Xbox 360. The game features two interwoven stories that will take place over four episodes, starring Claire Redfield and Moira Burton. She’s the daughter of Barry Burton, best known for his horrible B-movie quotes including: “Jill, here’s a lockpick. It might be more »

Xbox Live update for the week of February 18, 2015

It’s a very eclectic selection this week in the Xbox Live Marketplace. Hand of Fate is, wrap your around this, a roguelike/action RPG deckbuilder. In the game you use a deck of cards to craft the dungeon you will hopefully fight your way through. Assemble equipment and encounter decks to play the game of life more »

Xbox Live update for the week of February 11, 2015

Valentine’s Day is almost here, and the only thing we love more than our games is our readers. So let’s find some games that will earn a special place in your heart! The Escapists is a sandbox game that puts you in the big house. Your character’s goal is to escape prison, but it won’t more »

Xbox Live update for the week of February 4, 2015

A Lannister always plays his Xbox – wait, that’s not right. But if they had Xboxes in Westeros, I’m sure the Lannisters would play, in between conquering things and throwing weddings where everyone dies. The point here is that Game of Thrones – Episode 2: The Lost Lords is now available for both the Xbox more »