Xbox One August Update Rolling Out Now

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If you've been refreshing your Xbox One settings to see if the Xbox One August update has hit your console, Microsoft's "Major Nelson" has some info you'll be pleased to hear. The Xbox One August Update is now rolling out to all owners of the next-gen console. If your unit hasn't been hit yet, it will be soon. Previously the Xbox One August Update had only been made available to participants in Microsoft's Preview program. Xbox One updates often take place earlier in the month rather than later, leading some hopeful … [Read more...]

Elgato Game Capture HD60 Enables PS4, Xbox One Recording at 60fps

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Internet message boards have been buzzing since the PS4 and Xbox One launched about the two next-gen consoles' video capabilities. The PS4 generally has more consistency in terms of offering full 1080p resolution at 60 frames per second, though claims of the Xbox One's inability to pull-off those same specs is greatly exaggerated. Fortunately, no matter what side of the fence you sit on a new device called the Elgato Game Capture HD60 will let you record your most epic gameplay moments. The Elgato Game Capture HD60 … [Read more...]

King of Wushu in Development for Xbox One

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The martial arts scene had a bit of a mainstream re-awakening years ago with the release of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, and the fantastical wushu style hasn't really lost traction. For instance, a new game called King of Wushu is currently in development for Xbox One and PC that brings the martial art into the realm of arena combat. King of Wushu is a multiplayer online battle arena game coming from a company known for those titles. Snail Games has an extensive library of martial arts games, of which King of … [Read more...]

Madden NFL 15 Xbox One Bundle to Release Next Week

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Microsoft an Electronic Arts are going all-in with their strategic partnerships, as a Madden NFL 15 Xbox One bundle will go on sale next week. The bundle will hit just as the NFL enters its fourth and final week of the preseason and as the Madden NFL 15 video game hits retail. The Madden NFL 15 Xbox One bundle will cost $399, the same retail price as the Kinect-free Xbox One. In essence, then, it includes a free copy of Madden NFL 15. "Free" and "football" are two words that go very well together, especially when … [Read more...]

Habitat: A Thousand Generations in Orbit to Hit PS4, Xbox One in 2015

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Independent developers continue to find homes for their titles on the PS4 and Xbox One, including studios whose work began on Kickstarter. A new game called Habitat: A Thousand Generations in Orbit, for instance, will be making its way to PS4 and Xbox One in 2015. It was originally funded May 1, 2014 on the crowd-funding site. Habitat: A Thousand Generations in Orbit is billed as the only strategic space-survival game that uses orbital debris to build the future homes of humanity. If you've ever fantasized about … [Read more...]

Destiny Beta Sets Record: 4.6 Million People Played

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The Destiny beta proved many things during its incredible run a few weeks back. Namely, it showed why Destiny should be at the top of every gamer's wish list this fall, regardless of the console they own. In large part because of its excellence, the Destiny beta also managed to set a new record for any new console franchise, with more than 4.6 million people participating. The Destiny beta included a sampling of major activities featured in the full game, which will release on Sept. 9 for PS4, Xbox One, PS3 and Xbox … [Read more...]

Pinball FX2 Xbox One Table Import Problems Solved

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Xbox One owners finally got their hands on the free-to-play Pinball FX2 game today after a three-week delay to enable Xbox 360 table imports. However, some readers reported Pinball FX2 Xbox One table import problems when they tried to re-download their previous purchases. Contrary to popular opinion, the issue isn't a hobbled game. It can, however, require a clumsy workaround to import Pinball FX2 Xbox 360 tables to the Xbox One version. For the record, the table-import problems may not affect all players, though if … [Read more...]

PS4 vs Xbox One: 10 Million PS4s Sold is Bad for Xbox One

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Sony Computer Entertainment may not be a major PR player, but some would argue the hardware maker doesn't have to be. In the great PS4 vs. Xbox One debate, Sony came out swinging at Gamescom, divulging a staggering 10 million PS4s sold since November. By comparison, the Xbox One's latest unofficial tally puts the Xbox One at 5 million units moved. The difference between "sold" and "moved" isn't lost on anyone paying close attention, and it could be part of the reason Microsoft's been on a PR binge. Worse yet for Xbox … [Read more...]

Pinball FX2 Xbox One Now Live After Delay

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After a three-week delay, Pinball FX2 Xbox One now lives on the Xbox Games Store as a free download. Pinball FX2 was originally supposed to launch on July 29, but it was delayed due to gamers' call for Xbox 360 tables to transfer over. As of this morning, that functionality is complete. Anyone who has previously paid for and downloaded tables for Pinball FX2 on Xbox 360 can download and play those tables for free on the Pinball FX2 Xbox One version. Zen Studios had initially indicated gamers would have to re-pay for … [Read more...]

Call of Duty Advanced Warfare Collector’s Edition Details

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Now that we've all seen the Call of Duty Advanced Warfare multiplayer reveal, it seemed time for a little public service announcement reminding you of the three different Call of Duty Advanced Warfare Collector's Editions that will release on Nov. 4. All three Call of Duty Advanced Warfare Collector's Editions will be available for Xbox One and PS4, the two "lead" development platforms for the game. Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of the game are also in the works, though Sledgehammer Games is creating and coding with the … [Read more...]