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#Gamergate: Victim of video games trolling launches anti-harrassment network

Video games developer Zoe Quinn is fighting a hate-filled online campaign against her by launching Crash Override - a service dedicated to helping other whose lives are made miserable by online abuse and threats<p>The woman who found herself the target of an internet abuse scandal, labelled …

The Xbox One To Get An Upgraded Twitch Integration On March 11

The Xbox One is about to get a lot more social thanks to a supercharged Twitch experience. A March 11 Twitch update will bring a slew of new features including the ability to live stream video games and join a broadcasters’ party. You know, in case you would rather watch someone play a video game …

The Dumbest Game Names Square Enix Ever Inflicted on Us

Today is the North American release date for Bravely Default, a fine role-playing game with a terrible title. What does it even mean? How is someone …

Microsoft Dismisses Rumor Of Discless $399 Xbox One, But Should It Exist?

While everyone is talking about Nintendo and their current inability to give the Wii U a price cut, Microsoft is still feeling the heat from being the priciest next-gen console in the field at $500. While the system has sold incredibly well, it’s still lagged behind the PS4, and the price gap is a …

The Upcoming Titanfall/inFAMOUS: Second Son Battle Is a Major Moment for Gaming

It’s not hard to understand why exclusive console games are less common than they once were. With the rising costs of video games, being available on …

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Xbox One Trolls Trick People Into Using Bing

When you're in the middle of an online match against other people, the last thing you want is an interruption — but interruptions are exactly the …

Ryse video walks you through the SmartGlass companion

A new video features Microsoft's Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb demonstrating the Xbox One's SmartGlass functionality between <i>Ryse: Son of Rome</i> and a nearby tablet.<p>By booting up the <i>Ryse</i> app on the Windows, Android or iOS tablet of your choice, you can do things like check the game's numbers: How many …

As The Microsoft CEO Race Tightens, The Company’s Satya Nadella Sits In The Spotlight

Ford’s Alan Mulally was going to save Microsoft from obsolescence through his storied leadership and management skills. Until he wasn’t. For a hot minute Qualcomm COO Steve Mollenkopf was on the list. Until he, too, was not — about seven seconds later.<p>As Bloomberg noted before Qualcomm hung a …

Xbox One required system update hits today

The first required system update since the Xbox One's launch day patch will go live at 8 p.m. ET today, Microsoft's Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb revealed today on his blog.<p>The update includes the following items:<p>Addresses SmartGlass issues for some users when coming in and out of connected …

THIEF-Channeling the Primal

The Xbox One is the Ultimate Culmination of Microsoft's Vision

Now that the Xbox One has finally hit the market, one of Microsoft’s visions has almost come true. For years, the company has been trumpeting its long-term plan to have ‘three screens and a cloud‘ for its flagship products, but until recently it had failed to deliver due to ageing devices (the Xbox …

Microsoft's Xbox One May Be Losing The Console War Due To Kinect Alone

Working in this industry, I tend to make predictions quite a bit. Usually they pan out, like the bad feeling I had that the Wii U was going to bomb for Nintendo without new appeal to non-gamers, or that Micosoft would be forced to changes its DRM/used game policies because of public outcry.<p>But …

VGX 2013: All the news from Spike's video game awards

The annual Spike video game awards, rebranded and reimagined, promises news, world premieres and brand new game announcements. Read our StoryStream for the latest from VGX 2013, including the winners of this year's awards.

Here are all the Xbox One voice, gesture commands (updated)

Microsoft posted a guide to Xbox One voice commands, including how to navigate menus, control volume and multitask, on its Tumblr.<p>The image, which you can view on Tumblr, features more than 30 commands. In addition to basic functions, like turning the Xbox One on and off, users can issue voice …

Xbox One vs. PS4: A Guide to Making the Toughest Gaming Decision in Years

It was 1981. Ronald Reagan was president, MTV had just launched and choosing a video game system was easy. The Atari 2600 was the best and most …

Everything gamers want to know about the Xbox One

Just a week after the PlayStation 4 hit stores, the Xbox One has arrived, setting the state for a pretty vicious Black Friday here in the States. …