A new update to Xbox Video on Windows 8.1 has been released to the store yesterday. This new version 2.6.283.0 includes many improvements and fixes that improves the overall app experience. Find the full change log below. What’s New: Resuming the app will now resume your personal videos so that you don’t need to find and manually resume them. Video thumbnails in your collection are no longer stretched. To give you a better idea of how long your downloads will take, the download manager now displays an approximate time for the download to complete. Movie and TV collection now show streaming icons next to the video title if the video has not been downloaded to the device. Other minor bug fixes. Download it here from Windows Store for free. ...

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SoulCraft 2 is an action RPG game with lots of hack n slash and dungeon crawling. It has awesome graphics and great gameplay and it is one of the best roleplaying games available on Windows Store. Description: SoulCraft 2 – League of Angels is the best Action RPG for Windows 8. Choose one of seven Angels and defend earth from the legions of hell! Compete multiplayer against other players in the social league and become the best SoulCraft player in the world. – New Multiplayer League: Challenge other players in asynchronous multiplayer matches and customize your defenses. Win your daily leagues to become the best SoulCraft Player in the world – 7 different heroes: Choose your play style from melee warriors to range mages – Epic singleplayer campaign: continue your quest to save the world from the demons of the apocalypse – Full controller support – play it on your ...

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Microsoft has updated Xbox One SmartGlass beta app in Windows Store. You now have activity feed alerts, popular games in friends, and many UI improvements. This public Beta of Xbox One SmartGlass that provides an early peek at new capabilities. Use the feedback button in the app to let us know what you think. What’s new: See the Top Games in Profile and Popular Games in Friends Activity Feed Alerts and UI improvements Download it here from Windows Store for free. ...

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This week’s games and add-on deals are now live on the Xbox Games Store. You can enjoy these discounts from now through 15 September 2014. Xbox One: Content Title Content Type Discount % Worms Battleground Xbox One Game 40% Watch_Dogs Xbox One Game 30% Xbox 360: Content Title Content Type Discount % Borderlands Games on Demand 75% Borderlands 2 Games on Demand 75% Borderlands 2 Season Pass Add-on 50% Borderlands 2 Mechromancer Pack Add-on 50% Borderlands 2 Captain Scarlett and Her Pirate’s Booty Add-on 50% Borderlands 2 Mr. Torgue’s Campaign of Carnage Add-on 50% Borderlands 2 Sir Hammerlock’s Big Game Hunt Add-on 50% Borderlands 2 Tiny Tina’s Assault on Dragon Keep Add-on 50% Borderlands 2 Psycho Pack Add-on 50% Borderlands 2 Headhunter 1: Bloody Harvest Add-on 50% Borderlands 2 Headhunter 2: Wattle Gobbler Add-on 50% Borderlands 2 Headhunter 3: Mercenary Day Add-on 50% Borderlands 2 Headhunter 4: Wedding Day Massacre Add-on 50% Borderlands 2 Headhunter 5: Son of Crawmerax Add-on 50% ...

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Microsoft today released “System Firmware Update – 9/9/2014″ for Surface Pro 3 devices that brings improvements across the board to make the whole experience better. Surface Pro UEFI update (v3.10.250.0) improves system experience and enhances overall system stability, including Wi-Fi. Surface Pro Embedded Controller Firmware update (v38.6.50.0) enhanced support for system performance and user experience, including thermostat icon on boot. Surface Pro System Aggregator Firmware update (v3.9.350.0) increases the overall system reliability and compatibility with a Surface cover. Surface Integration driver update (v2.0.1102.0) enhances user experience, including Wi-Fi stability. Surface Wi-Fi and Bluetooth driver update (v15.68.3055.107) improves Wi-Fi/ Bluetooth reliability and system stability, and significantly enhances the user experience. Download it from Windows updates. Order Surface Pro 3 from Microsoft Store today. ...

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Microsoft today announced that NHL 15 game is now available for order and 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. Game Description: Built to harness the power of the next generation console – NHL® 15 brings to life the sights, sounds and feel of real NHL action like never before. Every player is affected by real-world physics leading to multiplayer collisions and pileups through 12 Player NHL Collision Physics. NHL 15 welcomes Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick, Eddie Olczyk and analyst Ray Ferraro providing insight through revolutionary real life visuals all presented in an authentic NBC Sports Broadcast Package. This is the next generation of Hockey. To get 10% off your purchase and an exclusive trial five days before the release date, ...

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Microsoft today announced the updates to the Office Mix portal and PowerPoint add-in that should make it even easier to use Office Mix. Find the list of new features and improvements below, Easy Contest Integration: Now, when you view your Mix Details or the list of mixes in the My Mixes tab, you’ll see a new button Submit to Contest. This button makes it easy to submit your mix to the Lessons to Life contest, where you can win up to 15 Surface Pro 3’s to donate to your favorite K-12 school. When you click the Submit to Contest button, you’ll automatically be taken to the Contest site with your name, address and address of your mix prepopulated for entry. This contest is open to most adults in the US (See here for full eligibility). Residents outside the US should stay tuned for more offers in the future! Export Analytics ...

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Microsoft today announced a new offer for people buying Surface Pro 3 from Microsoft Stores. Consumers will get free 1-year subscription to the New York Times Crossword App (a $39.99 value) with each Surface Pro 3 purchase. Barely tipping the scales at 1.76 pounds, the new 12-inch Surface Pro 3 has all the power and performance of a premium laptop in a thin and lightweight design. It also comes with the all-new Surface Pen which delivers a natural writing and drawing experience.  Find the links below to order, Surface Pro 3 Estimated retail price (USD) Intel® Core™ i3, 64 GB and 4 GB of RAM $799 Intel® Core™ i5, 128 GB and 4 GB of RAM $999 Intel® Core™ i5, 256 GB and 8 GB of RAM $1,299 Intel® Core™ i7, 256 GB and 8 GB of RAM $1,549 Intel® Core™ i7, 512 GB and 8 GB of RAM $1,949 All the Surface ...

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The New York Times Crossword is one of the best crossword in the world and now you can enjoy the same puzzles printed in the daily newspaper on the only mobile crossword app built by The New York Times. Users will get unlimited access to daily puzzle and calendar archive for 7 days. If you want full access all the time, you can subscribe for it. Game Description: PLAY ANYWHERE Your subscription now gives you access to The Crossword on NYTimes.com at no additional charge! Just connect or create an account in your account settings and Play Anywhere. Your Windows puzzle progress will be saved and available on the web and vice versa! DAILY PUZZLE It’s the same puzzle that’s printed every day in The New York Times newspaper. All daily puzzles are available the previous day at 10p EST with a subscription, so enjoy Tuesday’s puzzle on Monday at ...

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This week’s Red Stripe Deals in Windows Store includes puzzle game 4 Elements II Special Edition, Shiny the Firefly and more. Find the list of games and apps on deals below. “4 Elements II Special Edition” ($1.49, usually $2.99) takes you into a version of the puzzle and hidden object game exclusive to Windows 8. Your mission is to restore magic to four fairies representing the elements of earth, air, fire and water. You’ll find this world bursting with color, music and animation. For more eye candy, check out “Shiny the Firefly” ($1.49 in the Windows Store, usually $2.99), set in the middle of a picturesque garden. To help Shiny find his babies, you’re up against mosquitoes, toads, plants, wasps, centipedes and many other obstacles. Ladybird: I’m Ready to Spell! ($1.49 in the Windows Store), “Voodoo Whisperer (Full)” ($1.49), Back to the Drawing Board ($8.99, usually $18.99), “Roman Empire” ($1.49). ...

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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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The official CBS Sports Fantasy app is now available for download from Windows Store. It allows you to dominate your league whether you play on Yahoo!, ESPN, NFL, or of course CBSSports. It offers season projections, 2013 stats and outlooks from our award-winning experts, draft companion, access to the latest stats, projections, rankings and news. Features: SEASON PROJECTIONS. Projections, 2013 stats and outlooks from our award-winning experts. DRAFT COMPANION. Access to the latest stats, projections, rankings and news. PLAYER NEWS. Updated news, injury reports and performance predictions that give you the insider advantage. PLAYER RANKINGS & PROJECTIONS. Up-to-date performance projections from our top-ranked experts. EASY TEAM MANAGEMENT. This season, it’s even easier to set your lineup, add/drop players and make trades. LIVE SCORING. Get fast and accurate fantasy point updates of all the live action so you’ll know exactly how you’re crushing your competition. LEAGUE TALK. Trash talk, set up ...

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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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Gameloft has released their Order & Chaos Duels for Windows 8 devices in Windows Store. This game features nearly 300 gorgeous cards to collect, reflecting the artistic direction of Order & Chaos, quests & adventures to fight against evil and free the world of Haradon and more. Description: Rediscover the Order & Chaos universe in this FREE collectible trading card game (TCG) that lets you battle evil forces on many adventures or fight against real players for leaderboard supremacy. The ancient demonic spirit Zepar and his Corruption have returned to use the world as their twisted, wicked playground once again. Create your great hero, the Card Dueler, and embody the world’s only hope! » Nearly 300 gorgeous cards to collect, with all the heroic fantasy-art style of the Order & Chaos games (MMORPG & MOBA) » Fast & accessible duels on the go with spectacular special magic effects for the ...

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  Back in June, Microsoft announced the new Nokia X2 Android based device which comes with enhanced specs compared to the first generation Nokia X, with a larger 4.3” ClearBlack display, 1.2GHz dual-core Snapdragon 200 processor, 1GB of RAM, 5MP camera and a 1800mAh battery. The other significant news is the release of Nokia X software platform 2.0 along with Nokia X2. The latest software platform release included many improvements. Today, Microsoft released Nokia X Software Platform 2.1 with many new features such as added support for Google services, live wallpapers and more. Change log of Nokia X2 Dual SIM 2.1.0.11 (Nokia X Software Platform 2.1) SW release: Capture fast-moving objects with the new Smart Mode, and create unique photos by using the Action shot, Best shot, or Motion blur options. Make your phone more personal than ever with live wallpapers and new lock screen widgets. Keep your life synced ...

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