Review Category : Xbox

As Microsoft expanding the availability of Xbox One to new countries this month, today they announced another massive update for Xbox One. There are features for  better multitasking while gaming, more ways to stay connected with friends, new options for accessing your media, and more. This October system update preview is rolling out to Xbox Live preview members starting today, and over the next week or so, in two major themes. New Snap and Friends functions o    Snap Updates – We’ve updated the Snap Center to include quick access to many of the things our fans wanted faster access to when playing a game – Friends, Messages, Game DVR, clock, and battery indicator – as well as making it easier to close and open new snap apps when playing a game. A double tap of the Xbox button on your controller will bring up a menu that allows you to open a new app ...

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare multiplayer trailer was revealed last month. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare takes multiplayer gameplay to new heights. The core movement system is fundamentally changed with exoskeleton technology, creating the most dynamic, action-packed multiplayer experience in Call of Duty history. Today, a new video with a closer look at many of the game’s new mechanics, including the awesome exoskeleton and its accompanying abilities that offer a wide variety of offensive and defensive strategies was released. Combined with the Pick 13 system that’s explored in greater detail in the above video, the exoskeleton will fundamentally change the way players interact with the battlefield and each other. Speaking of battlefields, the video also breaks down some of the new maps, including many of the interactive elements that dynamically alter the flow of the game’s 12 multiplayer modes (including the all-new Uplink game type). You can pre-order the Call of ...

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If you are planning to buy Destiny game on Xbox 360, you have some great news! For a limited time, whenever you buy a digital copy of Destiny, you will be able to download the next-gen version within the same console family for free. Yes, buy a Xbox 360 version and get Xbox One version for free. When you buy/redeem the Destiny Digital Base Game or Expansion Pass for Xbox 360 on or before January 15th, 2015, you can download the Xbox One copy from the Xbox Store for free by doing the following: – Log into your Xbox One using the same Microsoft Account (Xbox Live Account) used to buy/redeem the Destiny Digital Base Game or Expansion Pass on Xbox 360. – Navigate to the digital content’s location in the Xbox Store. – Add the item to your download queue and wait for the download to complete. Also, when you buy ...

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EA last month announced that they have partnered with Microsoft to deliver EA Access, an all-new monthly (or annual) membership for gamers exclusively on Xbox One. With this subscription which starts at  $4.99 a month, users can access a collection of EA’s biggest games on Xbox One ready for you to download and play. Battlefield 4, FIFA 14, Peggle™ 2 and Madden NFL 25 are the games which were already available in the vault for EA Access subscribers. Now, they have added Need for Speed Rivals game to EA Access. Just jump into the EA Access Hub app, download Need for Speed Rivals, and you’re ready to hit the road on Xbox One! ...

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During the launch of Xbox One in China, Microsoft demonstrated a strong ecosystem of support, more than 25 developers are building more than 70 games for Xbox One including exclusive content, free to play games, and blockbuster titles. Microsoft Studios released their popular titles like Forza Motorsport 5, Kinect Sports Rivals, Powerstar Golf, Zoo Tycoon, and Max: The Curse of Brotherhood. Apart from this, Microsoft will also be releasing Sunset Overdrive and Halo: The Master Chief Collection to Chinese consumers. Today, WPDang reported that Microsoft is planning to release highly localized version of Halo 5 game for Chinese customers. Microsoft is even dubbing the game in Chinese, adding Chinese subtitles in a professional Shanghai film studio. This localized Halo 5 game should attract more consumers to the Xbox One platform in China. Source: WPDang ...

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Destiny game is coming to Xbox One and PS4 next week. Since Sony has acquired the marketing rights to promote Destiny for PS4 platform, Microsoft can’t use it. Microsoft today released a new website to indirectly promote the game which is coming to Xbox One next week. They are mocking it as Destiny fragrance. Find the website here. Destiny is actually an epic new first-person shooter, available on Xbox. Thing is, we didn’t have permission to run adverts for the game.So we didn’t. Thanks for smelling that something was up. Now get the game and become a legend. Destiny game is now available for pre-order from Xbox Store. Like the latest Xbox One titles, this game is pre-loading enabled. So, you can download the game and install it on your Xbox One even before the release and start playing the game on the day it releases. There are two versions ...

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If you have any doubts whether Microsoft is focused on selling more Xbox One units, just check out this deal. From September 7 through September 13 next week, when buy an Xbox One in the U.S., you’ll get a free Xbox One game of your choice. To sweeten the deal further, you can take advantage of this offer even when buying Xbox One bundles like Xbox One Madden NFL 15 Bundle or Forza Motorsport 5 Bundle, so you will end up with two free games. How cool is that? You can choose from the list of games like Destiny, Titanfall, Watch Dogs, Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition, Madden NFL 15 or NHL 15. This offer is valid for any retail Xbox One game, and the offer is good for our Xbox One system bundles, too – so if you want to pick up the  you’re getting another free game of your choice ...

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Microsoft today released an update for Skype for Xbox One which includes the ability to view photos from mobile devices, improved Snap functionality and more. It allows you to view photos sent from mobile phones on Skype for Xbox One. Skype users from Windows Phone, Android and iOS mobile devices can now share pictures with Skype for Xbox One users either in a 1:1 or group chat. If there are multiple photos being shared, you can start a slide show to view all the photos, right on your large screen. In addition to photo sharing, the following improvements are added to Skype in Snap mode, such as: You can now answer a call in Snap mode while using other apps using voice controls. This means, if you’re watching TV or playing a game and you get a Skype call, when you say “Xbox answer,” the call will automatically Snap, and won’t interrupt ...

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Microsoft today announced that NHL 15 game is now available for digital pre-order and pre-download on Xbox One. NHL 15 brings hockey to life the sights, sounds and feel of real NHL action like never before with real-world physics leading to multiplayer collisions and pileups through 12 Player NHL Collision Physics. To celebrate the launch of the game, the following two NHL 15 game bundles are available for pre-order globally, starting today, through the Xbox Store on the console or online at store.xbox.com: Xbox One NHL 15 Pre-Order, available starting today for $59.99, includes the standard game, plus $15 of Hockey Ultimate Team content. (Amazon, Microsoft Store) Xbox One NHL 15 Ultimate Edition, available starting today for $69.99, includes the standard game, plus over $40 added value of exclusive content.  (Amazon, Microsoft Store) Also, you can get 10 percent off your purchase and an exclusive trial five days before the release ...

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As Microsoft is planning to launch of Forza Horizon 2 on Sept. 30, today they announced that all Xbox Live Gold members can play Forza Motorsport 5 for free this entire upcoming weekend. This begins at 12:01 a.m. PDT, Thursday, Sept. 4 through 11:59 p.m. PDT, Sunday, Sept. 7. The Forza Motorsport 5 weekend will allow you to check out the full Forza experience with special in-game challenges, play against others online and build your achievements and Gamerscore. Throughout the weekend, you will have the chance to compete in a special multiclass endurance in-game race event, Grand Tour of Prague. Complete this endurance event and drive at least 130 miles in the race to earn a new title and badge for your Forza Motorsport 5 profile. After the weekend, you’ll have the option to purchase the game online from the Xbox Store or visit your favorite retailer and continue playing. ...

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Warframe game is now available for download from Xbox Store for Xbox One console devices. Game description: They were called Tenno. Warriors of blade and gun – Masters of the Warframe armor. Those that survived the old war were left drifting among the ruins. Now they are needed once more. The Grineer, with their vast armies, are spreading throughout the solar system. A call echoes across the stars summoning the Tenno to an ancient place. They summon you. Come Tenno, you must join the war. Check out Warframe from the Xbox Games Store ...

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As announced earlier, Dance Central Spotlight is now available for Xbox One on for just $9.99. This game will include the following soundtracks, Avicii – “Wake Me Up” Cher Lloyd – “I Wish” David Guetta ft. Sia – “Titanium” Jason Derulo ft. 2 Chainz – “Talk Dirty” Kid Ink ft. Chris Brown – “Show Me” Lorde – “Royals” OneRepublic – “Counting Stars” Pharrell Williams – “Happy” Rihanna – “Diamonds” will.i.am ft. Justin Bieber – “#thatPOWER” Gamers can also customize it with more than 50 tracks available on Music Store. Add-on content from previously purchased versions of Dance Central for Xbox 360 are Spotlight-compatible, and easily loaded into the forthcoming game. And on top of that, Dance Central Spotlight features an expanded Fitness Mode, with special dance routines authored to focus on strength and cardio. But the dance floor just gets bigger from there as players can customize their soundtrack with additional songs ...

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As we all know, Microsoft is releasing Xbox One in 28 additional countries this month. Even though Sony launched their PS4 is several dozen countries before Xbox, Microsoft took their time to get the experiences right in each market. With Xbox One, gamers will be able to play games like Forza Motorsport 5, Dead Rising 3, and Ryse: Son of Rome, will be joined by Sunset Overdrive and Halo: The Master Chief Collection in the coming months. It will be followed by blockbuster franchises like Call of Duty: Ghosts and Battlefield 4 and the upcoming Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Assassin’s Creed Unity, Grand Theft Auto V, Minecraft more. Also, there will be a diverse set of ID@Xbox titles from the some of the world’s most creative independent developers. Here is the launch schedule in all these markets, 9/2: Chile and Colombia 9/4: Japan 9/5: Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, ...

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‘Stick It to the Man’ now available for Xbox One. Game Description: On an ordinary day, hard hat tester; Ray has a bizarre accident and wakes up with a giant pink spaghetti arm sticking out of his brain, giving him extraordinary mind-reading powers. Ray can suddenly change the world with stickers, transforming his paper universe by tearing it, folding it and using the crazy stickers he finds (along with his awesome new powers) to solve mind-boggling puzzles! Sadly, Ray doesn’t have much time to get to grips with his new-fangled psychic abilities. Instead, he’s on the run from ‘The Man’ for a crime he didn’t commit. Can you help Ray out of this sticky situation? Get ready to tear it, rip it and Stick it to the Man!  Purchase Stick It to the Man from the Xbox Game Store ...

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We already know that Ascension, Coagulation, Zanzibar and Sanctuary maps of Halo 2 will be re-imagined  and will be part of the Halo: The Master Chief Collection. Microsoft yesterday revealed that Lockout is the fifth map that will be part of the collection. Set in an old Forerunner research laboratory in the frigid mountains of Delta Halo, Lockout features fast-paced, close quarters combat with its narrow corridors and vertical level design. With three levels to navigate, adept players can deftly traverse around the map by mastering specific jumping points, enabling them to secure power weapons faster and set up ambushes for unsuspecting opponents. The re-imagined version of Lockout also includes a few new features that will surprise even the most hardened Halo 2 veterans. “Lockout was hands-down the most popular small arena-style map in Halo 2,” said Max Hoberman, president of Certain Affinity and one of the original lead designers of Halo 2. ...

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Far Cry 4 launches on November 18 for Xbox One and Xbox 360. Xbox Wire describes it as the one of the most forward-thinking shooters of this generation. The game includes smartly designed, procedurally generated content from a complex array of systems. You can also throw bait to lure animals where you want them, or merely watch them interact with one another: Eagles pluck goats from the mountaintops, jungle cats stalk various prey, and the like. And though it may seem like a small addition, the new ability to kick objects (rocks, barrels, people) and watch them tumble down hills and over cliffs makes for some genuinely exciting, reactive moments. Read more on it from Xbox Wire. MASSIVE OPEN WORLD: Discover the most diverse Far Cry world ever created. With terrain spanning from lush forests to the snowcapped Himalayas, the entire world is alive and deadly REVOLUTIONARY OPEN WORLD CO-OP: ...

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