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After 10 Years, Microsoft Is Finally Discontinuing The Xbox 360

'The Xbox 360 helped redefine an entire generation of gaming.'<p>Microsoft has announced that it will no longer be making the Xbox 360 video games …

Xbox 360

VLC Media Player for Xbox One is finally happening

When I want to watch a video on my computer, there’s really only one program that I open up. VLC is simple, and plays virtually any video format that …

Microsoft’s Phil Spencer: ‘I’m not a big fan of Xbox One and a half’

As rumors swirl of a potential PlayStation 4.5 and an Xbox 1.5, we can all but rule out the latter. Phil Spencer, the head of Microsoft’s Xbox division, isn’t interested in offering an upgraded Xbox One. He wants a substantial successor, not just a small iteration.<p>“I’m not a big fan of Xbox One and …

Firefight Mode Returning To Halo 5, Hammer Storm DLC Launches (video)

Microsoft via Xbox Wire website has this week revealed more about the content and extra updates you can expect to enjoy during the spring and summer …

Halo 5 update removes Arena Breakout from Team Arena playlist

A new update for Halo 5: Guardians has removed Arena Breakout gametype from the Team Arena playlist. Developer 343 Industries said this decision was made in part because of feedback from the community.<p>The Team Arena playlist now includes only Slayer, CTF and Strongholds. Lead multiplayer designer …

Halo

Blizzard May Give Away All WoW Expansions With Warcraft Movie Tickets

Blizzard Entertainment recently said that the release of the <i>Warcraft</i> movie may help improve World of Warcraft subscriber numbers, and now we've learned about one specific program that may help that happen. The developer is sending out a survey asking people if they would be interested in a "World …

Doom's box art is terrible

How to effectively remove all the character from your game<p><i>Doom</i> needs guns. It needs hellish landscapes and brutal, uncaring enemies. The game's legacy has been built on its level design, so it's important the game avoids a linear path from one battle to the next. <i>Doom</i> is an uncompromising and …

New World War 2 Xbox One/PS4/PC Game "Awesome" Stretch Goals Teased

Now that the Kickstarter campaign for new World War 2 multiplayer shooter Battalion 1944 has met and exceeded its funding goal, fans are wondering what they can expect in terms of stretch goals. Developer Bulkhead Interactive is not yet ready to announce these, but has now teased they will be …

The Division PS4/Xbox One Lets You Change Visual Settings to Improve Frame Rate, Dev Says

We've already heard some details about how The Division on console will afford players the ability to tweak graphical setting as PC players can, and now, a developer working on the game has shared more. In fact, it sounds like you will be able to change the lighting settings to improve frame rate, …

Titanfall 2 Has Single-Player Campaign, TV Spinoff Show in the Works - Report

Lots of new details about Titanfall 2 have come to light, thanks to an interview lead writer Jesse Stern recently gave to <i>Forbes</i>. In the interview, Stern, who also worked on the first game, says the game will have a single-player campaign (the first did not) and reveals that a TV spinoff show is in …

Surface is finally working for Microsoft

Microsoft’s fiscal year 2016 Q2 earnings aren’t looking so hot unless you know where to look: right at Surface. Windows OEM Pro revenue growth is …

Did EA Accidentally Reveal Xbox One Sales Figures?

EA estimates 55 million new consoles in the wild, meaning Microsoft has possibly sold about 19.1 million Xbox Ones.<p>PCMag reviews products …

Xbox

Canceled Saints Row: Undercover now available as free download

PSP game has been uncovered<p>Volition Software has now made its previously canceled PSP game <i>Saints Row: Undercover</i> available to download for free.<p>The developer showed off the title on a livestream yesterday, during which it dropped a link to download the prototype. The ISO file is hosted by gaming …

Gaming

Microsoft Expands List of Backward Compatible Xbox One Titles - PCMag Asia

Good news, Xbox Gamers: Soon, you'll be able to play even more Xbox 360 games on your Xbox One.<p>Microsoft last month launched the long-awaited Xbox …

Backward Compatibility

Free-to-play version of PES 2016 announced

Konami has announced a free-to-play version of football game PES 2016.It's exclusive to the PlayStation 4 and PS3.F2P PES 2016 launches on 8th …

16 fascinating facts about North Korea

North Korea frequently makes headlines as its government continues to tout its military hardware and make boisterous, but so far benign, nuclear threats.<p>The country has also been linked to several cyber-related incidents lately, but it denies involvement.<p>Still, the one thing that remains a bit of a …

Halo 5 Microtransactions Generate Over $500,000 in One Week

Microtransactions in Halo 5: Guardians are proving popular. Microsoft has announced that, in the week since launch on October 27, sales of Halo 5's REQ bundles have generated more than $500,000.<p>As announced previously, these funds will be added to the Halo World Championship prize pool, bringing …

The Witcher Movie Coming in 2017 From The Mummy Producers

A full-length movie based on Andrzej Sapkowski's <i>The Witcher</i> series is in the works and is slated to arrive in 2017. American film production company The Sean Daniel Company, producers of <i>The Mummy</i> series, has announced it will work with Polish company Platige Films on the project.<p>You might not know …

Wildly Successful Kim Kardashian Game Hit With $10 Million Lawsuit

<b>[UPDATE]</b> A Glu representative told GameSpot, "Glu views this complaint as completely frivolous. We were never contacted by, or even heard of, the plaintiff before they filed this complaint. Glu independently created Kim Kardashian: Hollywood and we will defend ourselves vigorously in this</i> …

Capcom Is Opening an "Experiential Restaurant"

Resident Evil and Street Fighter publisher Capcom has announced plans to open its own restaurant/store hybrid. Called the "Capcom Cafe," the establishment is officially labeled an "experiential restaurant" and is slated to open for business in Japan at the Aeon LakeTown shopping mall in Koshigaya …

Capcom

Halo 5 Dev Reveals New DLC, Responds to Aiming Concerns, Teases Xbox One Controller Options

343 Industries has provided a "sneak peek" at the new content coming to its record-setting Halo 5: Guardians and responded to concerns some players had about the shooter's new aiming mechanics.<p>In a blog post, 343 said the next Halo 5 "content drop" will arrive in "just over a week." Arguably its …

Outlast 2 announced, just in time for Halloween

You’ll have to play it at next year’s party, though.<p><i>Outlast</i>, Red Barrels Games' survival horror game, is getting a sequel. The studio announced <i>Outlast 2</i> with a terrifying teaser trailer on its YouTube channel. You can watch it for yourself above, with lights on or off at your discretion.<p>The video …

Titanfall 2 Will Be "Worth the Wait," Respawn Boss Says

Although Respawn Entertainment is not yet ready to talk specifics about Titanfall 2, co-founder Vince Zampella has now spoken out to tease the project some more.<p>"I can't say just yet," Zampella said when asked by Polygon for an update on the project. "I promise that it will be worth the wait."<p>After …

'Mirror's Edge Catalyst' release date pushed back to May 2016

<i>Mirror's Edge Catalyst</i>, the long-awaited sequel to 2008's free-running spectacle <i>Mirror's Edge</i>, has been delayed from February 23rd to May 24th, 2016. The developer, DICE, will use the extra months to polish the game's mechanics and make it "as entertaining, impressive and memorable as it can be," …

Alien 5 On Hold, Director Confirms

Following the news that Ridley Scott was shooting the sequel to his 2012 sci-fi horror hit <i>Prometheus</i> next year and calling it <i>Alien: Paradise Lost</i>, there has been much uncertainty about the status of the other proposed <i>Alien</i> movie, Neil Blomkamp's <i>Alien 5</i>. Now the director has confirmed that the …

Amazon to deliver 'Call of Duty' at midnight on release day in 20 cities

Grabbing a physical copy of a new game on day one usually means either braving an in-store midnight event or waiting through the day for a package delivery. In the case of <i>Call of Duty: Black Ops 3</i>, Amazon has an alternative: midnight delivery straight to your door, at no extra charge. In 20 …

Xbox One's Forza 6 Gets Custom Concept Controller

Microsoft's Xbox hardware team has created a custom Xbox One Elite controller concept themed around the new Ford GT, the car that is featured on the box for Forza Motorsport 6. As you can see, the controller sports a "liquid blue" design, just like the car, but the influences in design go much …

Valve taking preorders for Steam Link so you can play PC games on any TV in the house

Valve is now taking orders for its Steam Link device that will enable PC gamers to play games from their Steam catalog on any TV in the house.<p>The Steam Link is a bridge which can plug into your PC via Ethernet and display the imagery on another display. It can decode compressed 1080p, …

Daniel Craig says he would 'rather break this glass and slit my wrists' than play Bond again

"I'd rather break this glass and slit my wrists," Craig, 47, told an interviewer for Britain's "Time Out" entertainment magazine, when asked over breakfast if he would sign up for the role again.<p>"No, not at the moment. Not at all. That's fine. I'm over it at the moment. All I want to do is move …

10 Secret Facts About Taylor Swift She Hides

Love her or hate her, <b>Taylor Swift</b> has become an American icon and everything she does is a headline. Unlike many of today’s celebrities, she’s …