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Half of all Xbox One Gamers Have Played Forza Motorsport 5 -- IGN First

Forza chief on the state of the franchise and what they’re learning from players every day.<p>The Forza series has come some distance since its …

Alan Wake developer's next game, Quantum Break, won't hit Xbox One this year

One of the Xbox One’s biggest exclusives is likely skipping the Electronic Entertainment Expo tradeshow.<p>Microsoft announced today that Remedy Entertainment will show off the gameplay of its upcoming time-controlling action game Quantum Break at the Gamescom event in Cologne, Germany in August. If …

Xbox Memorial Day sale: buy two games get one free

The Microsoft Store is holding a Memorial Day weekend sale, offering customers a free game if they buy two titles from a selected range.<p>The sale applies to both Xbox 360 and Xbox One games. Among the Xbox One games that players can choose to buy as part of the deal are <i>Assassin's Creed 4: Black</i> …

GameStop Seeing 'Stronger Demand' for Xbox One Following Price Cut

The new price point is resulting in higher interest.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>GameStop has seen increased interest in the Xbox One following Microsoft's …

Halo 5 Coming to Xbox One in 2015

The first <i>Halo</i> game for the next-generation Xbox One will come out in fall 2015, Microsoft announced Friday morning.<p><i>Halo 5: Guardians</i> is a larger …

Halo 5: Guardians – 'Xbox One allows things we've never done before'

<b>Spoiler alert: the first paragraph of this story contains plot details about the end of Halo 4</b><p>Master Chief, the troubled hero of the Halo game series, has changed. The end of Halo 4 saw him battered and exhausted after his epic battle with The Didact. His best friend – the AI assistant Cortana – is …

Diablo III Ultimate Evil Edition coming to Xbox One and 360 this August

It’s a huge day for Xbox console hype with news that the Xbox One will now be available without a bundled Kinect, the Games with Gold and weekly …

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Father of first Xbox Ed Fries optimistic about Xbox One

"Nintendo and Sony had a reputation for being difficult to deal with."<p>"Xbox Live is still the best."

Microsoft Breaks Silence On Xbox One Sales...Sort Of

Yesterday, Sony announced that it had sold 7 million PS4s to consumers, a colossal number any way you look at it. It left us wondering how its chief competitor, Microsoft's Xbox One, was faring — all we had heard was that Microsoft had sold 3 million units in 2013. Well now, we can wonder at least …

'Titanfall' Tops March Video Game Sales

Respawn Entertainment has a hit on their hands with the developer’s mech shooter, <i>Titanfall</i>.<p>According to NPD data for March of 2014, <i>Titanfall</i> was the number one selling game last month, beating out its biggest competitor, <i>inFamous: Second Son</i>.<p>Notably, <i>Titanfall</i> released 10 days prior to <i>Second Son</i>, …

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Titanfall forces gamers to rethink how they play first-person shooters

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>Now that Titanfall’s been out for a few days, players are finally getting a handle on the highly mobile, fluid controls of their pilots and their massive, …

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Microsoft wants Xbox Live to power Android and iOS games

Xbox Live is primarily used in Microsoft’s consoles and Windows or Windows Phone games for achievements, friend lists, and game matchmaking. While Microsoft has experimented with achievements on iOS and Android recently, the company is planning to push Xbox Live cross-platform in a big way soon. …

Xbox One could get photorealistic rendering system for "amazing visuals"

The Xbox One could one day make use of a powerful rendering technique called "real-time ray-tracing," an advanced system used to achieve photorealistic lighting effects. Microsoft Studios executive Phil Spencer has confirmed that internal tests are already underway.<p>"We've done experiments with …

Titanfall Doesn't Require An Online Pass, Season Pass Unlikely

Titanfall is apparently dropping with no strings attached.<p>Developer Respawn Entertainment has confirmed Titanfall will not require an Online Pass. A …

Titanfall on Xbox One does not support pre-loading

[UPDATE 2] As it turns out, you will not be able to pre-purchase and pre-load Titanfall on Xbox One. The Xbox.com page stating that you could was posted in error. You'll still be able to pre-load Titanfall from Origin for PC.<p>"We believe in digital distribution, and are proud to give gamers a …

Xbox One owners won't be able to pre-load Titanfall (update)

<b>Update:</b> Microsoft says <i>Titanfall</i>'s pre-load option was posted in error and it doesn't plan to allow Xbox One owners to download the game in advance of launch. A Microsoft spokesperson offered the following comment to Polygon:<p>"We believe in digital distribution, and are proud to give gamers a variety …

Lets Play The Game

The world of gaming is mystified with games galore, yet each one has their favorite and keeps playing till they are a winner. Imagine winning a bag …

Xbox One hit by 'Black Screen Bug' after update

<b>The latest update for the Xbox One has not only brought battery indicators for the controller and support for USB keyboards to the console, it's</b> …

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Let's Play The Titanfall Beta: IGN's New Video Series Episode 1 - IGN Video

The journey begins as Alfredo attempts to mold Greg into a Titan killing machine. Prepare for Gregfall.

How Titanfall's AI-controlled enemies could help new players

<i>Titanfall</i>, Respawn Entertainment's upcoming first-person shooter, includes enemies controlled by artificial intelligence that exist in part to help new players, community manager Abbie Heppe revealed today on Xbox Wire.<p><i>Titanfall</i>'s multiplayer arenas are limited to 12 human players, but the game …

How playing Titanfall's campaign twice gives context to multiplayer

<i>Titanfall</i> is a game built to thrive online, pitting humans and machines against each other in multiplayer battle, but that doesn't mean that developer Respawn Entertainment tossed aside the game's story. <i>Titanfall</i> will include a campaign designed to be played twice and tell its story from both sides …

'Titanfall' Is The First 'Must-Have' Game For Xbox One

I haven’t been excited to turn on my Xbox One in quite a while—not since launch day, really, when I first played through some of the system’s launch titles like <i>Ryse: Son of Rome</i> and <i>Dead Rising 3</i>.<p>For the past three months, there simply hasn’t been much of a reason to use Microsoft’s new video game …

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