Xbox Live Update for the week of January 21, 2015

3rd Street Saints, it’s time to cause some more trouble. The Saints Row IV: Re-Elected and Gat Out of Hell Bundle is now available on Xbox One and Xbox 360. Re-Elected includes the main game, two DLC mission packs, 25 DLC weapons and six new superpower elements among other goodies. In Gat Out of Hell, more »

Xbox Live Update for the week of January 8, 2015

Of all the themes the first Xbox One of 2015 could have, endless runner combining blaxploitation and Greek mythology would have never come to mind. Funk of Titans casts the player as Perseus, the son of Zeus. He looks a bit different than what you remember. Titans have come to control the world with pop, more »

Microsoft might be taking steps against hackers

It was recently discovered by Dualshockers that Microsoft is in the process of hiring a new Software Engineer for their team. The listing on LinkedIn seems to point directly to the recent attacks on Xbox Live. It shows that Microsoft is focused on hiring a person who loves to find ways to foil hackers, and cheaters. more »


Xbox Live and I: My outage experiences

By now we’re all probably aware of the name Lizard Squad, most famously known for their annoying DDoS attacks on the PlayStation Network, and Xbox Live. The name didn’t mean anything to me until their most recent attacks on Xbox Live.  The trouble started with Netflix. I do not have cable, since I cannot afford more »

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 »