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Xbox One controller blends the old with the new

Back in black<p>Xbox One<p>This clutter-free controller sports the same basic form as the 360 gamepad, but little adjustments have been made to almost …

Call of Duty: Ghosts review

I'm the kind of Call of Duty player that pops open the game case, gathers up my buddies, and jumps right into the fantastic, addictive multiplayer …

6 ways Microsoft can win us back at E3 2013

Lost the battle but not the war (yet)<p>After getting barraged with rumors for what seemed like forever, gamers tuned in en masse on May 21, 2013 to …

Xbox reveals then and now - Xbox One vs. 360

Was it really eight years ago?<p>Yesterday, Microsoft introduced the world to the Xbox One, the companys next generation console. Many gamers were …

FIFA 14 release date revealed

EA has revealed a FIFA 14 release date of September 27 throughout Europe on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. The game is also set to be released on Xbox One and …

10 things we ABSOLUTELY know about the Xbox One

We actually know plenty of stuff<p>We've spent the last few days discussing the newly-announced Xbox One, Microsoft's entry into the next-generation of …

EA is still making Wii U games

EA is still making games for Wii U, although it’s not half as committed to Nintendo’s latest console as it is to Microsoft’s or Sony’s current and …

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn opens August 27

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn will get a second chance for a first impression on August 27. The rebuilt MMORPG will hit both PC and PS3 …

EA to Support Current Gen Through to 2017

And also references the Star Wars Battlefront series.<p>Electronic Arts plans to release games on the current generation of consoles until at least 2017.<p>…

Microsoft targets 25 million more Xbox 360 sales, 'huge announcement' planned for E3

Microsoft believes it can sell 25 million more Xbox 360s despite announcing the console's successor, the Xbox One, earlier this week. The Xbox 360 launched back in 2005, and has sold an estimated 77.2 million to date. Growth has slowed significantly in recent months (despite the console outselling …

Sony and Lego research leads to DualShock-controlled minibots

Worried it might lose younger block-buying customers to video games and computers, Lego has teamed up with Sony to bring the two closer together. <i>PCWorld</i> reports that researchers at Sony's Computer Science Laboratories in Tokyo have already started working on a number of experimental Lego products — …

Call of Duty: Ghosts has Kinect voice commands

Infinity Ward's Call of Duty: Ghosts will feature Kinect-enabled voice commands, Activision Publishing CEO Eric Hirshberg has confirmed with VentureBeat.<p>The executive explained that the updates Microsoft has made to the Kinect 2.0 sensor will lead to a level of "responsiveness and detail" that was …

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Xbox One box art style unveiled with Forza Motorsport 5

<i>Forza Motorsport 5</i> was the first Xbox One-exclusive title showcased during the console's reveal event this week, and publisher Microsoft Studios released the game's box art today to show off what Xbox One cases will look like.<p>Although the console itself is a black box with a glossy, half matte …

Xbox One isn't that surprising and isn't that bad

This post has not been edited by the GamesBeat staff. Opinions by GamesBeat community writers do not necessarily reflect those of the staff.<p>Don’t count me among the people who think Microsoft’s Xbox One announcement was an unmitigated disaster. It wasn’t. In fact, it was exactly what I expected. …

Microsoft: core gamers 'incredibly important' for Xbox One

The Xbox One is not only aimed at core gamers, though this group remains "incredibly important" for the next-generation platform, Microsoft has said.<p>Speaking with VentureBeat, Microsoft executive Phil Harrison said because the Xbox One is not only a game console, but also an "all-in-one" …

Kinect

Minimalist platformer Still Time turns time into an illusion

<i>Still Time</i>, an upcoming Flash game from indie developer Alan Zucconi, is a platformer that messes with time, and Zucconi told PC Gamer that he designed it with a minimalist aesthetic so players could focus on the game's puzzles.<p>"In the last years there have been incredible improvements in the level …

'Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D' Review: Better Jump Through The Jungle (3DS)

<i>Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D is a magnificent port of the Wii original.</i><p><i>Donkey Kong Country</i> <i>Returns 3D</i> is a beautiful game. In fact, it’s one of the best looking titles I’ve played on the Nintendo 3DS, and makes some of the best use of 3D I’ve seen on the system.<p>When an enemy is killed, it goes …

Turtle Beach making Xbox One headsets

Turtle Beach and Microsoft announced a new partnership this week that will see the headset maker become one of the first to create Microsoft-licensed headsets for the Xbox One.<p>Official products, pricing, and release information will be announced in the coming weeks, though Turtle Beach promised its …

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Xbox One troubles University of Michigan's video game archivist

Earlier this week, Microsoft introduced the next generation of its Xbox gaming platform. The Xbox One is a powerful PC-like box that taps into the company’s cloud infrastructure to help run its games. Microsoft claims the cloud will make the system better over time as it moves more of the …

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson bids farewell at final game in charge

Farewell Fergie! A super send-off at The Hawthorns for his 1,500th and final game in charge of Manchester United<p>By<p>The curtain was brought down on a …

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