Skulls of the Shogun...

Today, 17-Bit Studios revealed new pricing on their recent strategy game Skulls of the Shogun. The new pricing will affect the Xbox Live Arcade and Windows 8 stores. The new pricing will be 800 Microsoft Points for the Xbox Live version, and $6.99 for the Windows 8 and Windows Surface...

Slacker Radio Now Available on Xbox Live Feb28

Slacker Radio Now Av...

  Slacker Radio is the newest addition to gold members on Xbox Live. Slacker Radio is a similar service similar to Pandora and iHeartRadio, which allows you to create your own artist music stations to listen to. I quickly noticed how similar the user interface of this app is compared to the...

Xbox Live System Update (2/19/13) Feb19

Xbox Live System Upd...

Xbox Live members may notice they will be prompted with a system update when signing onto Xbox Live today. According to Major Nelson’s tweet, this is what the update releases notes are “Xbox LIVE System update out today. No big changes just an update to default settings that will...

Alpha Jax Gets the X...

If you have been a Windows Phone faithful since its introduction in 2010, you no doubt have seen or played the excellent Scrabble-like game Alpha Jax. The word-making game has been one of the few jewels from that early era. And now, coming this Wednesday as part of Microsoft’s weekly...

Watch Presidential D...

With the Presidential race heating up and all the major networks, blogs, and news sites digging into the media train, Microsoft would like to remind you that it, too, has its own window into the debates. Through Xbox Live, people will be able to watch the four presidential debates scheduled...

Pulling the Plug on ...

Xbox Music, the service that will be replacing Zune, is coming this fall. Previously, we didn’t quite know what that meant for Zune users, but a recent email has answered a few questions. “As we prepare for the exciting launch of Xbox Music later this fall, we want to make you...

This Week’s Xb...

This week’s treat on the mobile front is Super Monkey Ball 2. Improving from the original version, Super Monkey Ball 2 offers better graphics, one more world, and 15 more stages than the original Super Monkey Ball. Are you guys buying? Let’s hope this version doesn’t have the...

New Windows Phone Ga...

Just before the Microsoft press conference at E3, there have been some new game announcements for Windows Phone. Coming in the next couple of months, we’ll have the joy to experience Asphalt 5, Galaga Legion DX, Pool Pro Online 3 and many more. The new games will no doubt be explored...

Rumor: Final Fantasy...

If you’re a particular gamer with JRPG tendencies, then you’ll likely appreciate the next bit of news. According to bestwp7games.com, Zebrasqual, an Xbox 360 gamer, started snooping around for signs of new games through achievements lists in Xbox360Achievements. He discovered a...

PES 2012 is the Xbox...

If you fancy a little game of futbol, head on over to the Windows Phone marketplace where you will find Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 up for grabs. The game features the best teams from around Europe and has licensed the UEFA Champions League and Europa League tournaments. The game...

Good Deals: Xbox Live 12 Month Gold Starter Kit Mar20

Good Deals: Xbox Liv...

  Amazon has a special on a Xbox Live 12 Month Gold Starter Kit. The regular price of the starter kit was $74.99 but has now lowered to $49.96, relatively the same cost of a 12 month Xbox Live subscription card. The Xbox Live 12 Month Gold Starter Kit comes with a year Xbox LIVE Gold card,...

Mass Effect 3 Demo E...

Any Mass Effect fans out there? Well if not you might still want to read this. The Xbox Facebook page has a Mass Effect app that gives free early access to the Mass Effect 3 demo. Just because the codes are free does not mean it is that simple. You have to solve a code and only get three...

iHeartRadio Music Fe...

You like music. You have an Xbox. You don’t have a ticket to iHeartRadio’s Music Festival, self-touted as the largest music event in radio history. Well, you’re in luck because Xbox LIVE will be streaming the event live in HD tonight (Sept 23) and tomorrow (Sept 24) for all...

Xbox LIVE Rewards gl...

Some Xbox LIVE users started noticing that Microsoft was adding extra Points to their accounts out of nowhere on Thursday. These users saw increases in the thousands to their accounts sporadically. It all began with Xbox user bentleyma who started a thread on the official Xbox Forum after he...

Microsoft brings ...

Your Xbox LIVE avatar and MTV’s Jersey Shore have decided to “smush.” That is to say, you can now make your avatar look like the cast of MTV’s biggest reality juggernaut to date. Shack News reports of the additions to the Avatar Marketplace, including the ability to...

Rumor: Microsoft to ...

The elusive Zune Video Pass has been desired ever since the $15/month all-you-can-eat subscription for music debuted years ago — long before Microsoft made the deal practically irresistible by offering 10 songs per month to keep. So much so that our 2010 April Fools’ Day prank did...

Angry Birds Review Jul01

Angry Birds Review

Publisher: Microsoft Game Studios Price: $2.99 It’s time for a little confession. I’ve never played Angry Birds before. In the two years since Rovio released it’s mobile juggernaut, I have not been the cause for one of the 250 million downloads that the series has achieved....

Xbox Live built into...

As if Mike Delman’s comments about “brands on top of brands on top of brands” not being “a good thing” for consumers didn’t basically confirm that the Zune brand is going to the way of the Dodo bird, then perhaps this should. Delman, vice president of...

E3 2011: Microsoft a...

Microsoft announced a live television service for Xbox LIVE during their E3 keynote Monday afternoon. Rumors, of which we reported, that the company was poised to announce a new live TV subscription service were right. In fact, Microsoft used just a brief moment towards the middle of their...

Microsoft to announc...

That sound you hear is raging competition against Hulu and Netflix, both services which are available on the Xbox LIVE platform… only if Microsoft gets all of its last-minute deals in place to present a new television service for Xbox LIVE at the E3 gaming keynote. That’s in fact...

Six things to improve Xbox Live on Windows Phone May25

Six things to improv...

When Windows Phone 7 was announced in 2010, the news was welcomed with aplomb by gamers invested in the Xbox platform. Finally, a way to carry our Xbox Live account in our pockets and gain gamerpoints on the go. The allusion of a connected, cloud based, mobile device that could play Xbox...

Zune rebranding rumors run rampant yet again: transforming into Xbox Live
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May22

Zune rebranding rumo...

It’s been close to two months since rumors died down that Microsoft was going to rebrand its Zune services into another part of its own company — the most popular of which was Windows Live. The debate was such a hot topic that our April Fools’ Day prank that claimed Microsoft had...

Windows Phone Game of the Week & Deal of the Week
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May18

Windows Phone Game o...

Nostalgia on Speed Published by Bandai-Namco Price: $6.99 This week’s Xbox Live game for WP7 is Pac-man Championship Edition DX. The classic game gets a makeover and it’s infused with a 21st century coat of paint. Improved graphics, music and challenges are added to make it a new...

Xbox spring update t...

Microsoft already allows customers to make Xbox Live payments via PayPal if you sign up online (see their support page), but the company is looking to make payments even safer by adding the option directly into the Xbox’s dashboard by next week. During the, what is now a seemingly...

WP7 gaming: The Mont...

When it comes to games, Xbox Live branded titles rule the roost on Windows Phone 7. While these projects carry better graphics, presentations and overall polish, not to mention that coveted Xbox Live backing, WP7 owners would do a disservice to themselves by not looking beyond these titles. ...