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The month of July marks the two year anniversary of Xbox Games with Gold, which Microsoft announced at E3 2013. 72 games have since dropped, and we detail some of the best ones.
Your Xbox Games with Gold for July include some big titles, like "Gears of War 3," as well as an extra game for Xbox One users to celebrate the second anniversary of the Games with Gold program.
Larry Hryb and Xbox team member Bill Stillwell discuss how the Xbox One's new compatibility mode will work. The feature is now available for 'Preview Members' with public release at year's end.
Microsoft is enabling Xbox One owners to play their older Xbox 360 games on its latest console, but Sony says it does not intend to offer similar backward compatibility on its PS4.
Microsoft has set up a dedicated Xbox Feedback forum asking gamers about the Xbox 360 titles they'd next like to see playable on Xbox One. Call of Duty: Black Ops II currently leads the list.
Microsoft announced backward compatibility for the Xbox One at E3, so gamers can play their Xbox 360 games on the company's latest console. Currently, 22 games are available for Xbox Preview members.
Microsoft says its Xbox One will be able to play Xbox 360 games as it's introducing backward compatibility, starting with 100 games - and the new feature is available today for Xbox Preview users.
505 Games, the publisher behind popular gaming titles such as Payday 2 and Sniper Elite 3 has confirmed that Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons is coming to consoles and mobile platforms later this year.
Owners of the last-generation Xbox 360 and PlayStation 4 can currently get up to $175 off - and potentially even more - off the Xbox One, when they trade in their older console for the new one.
A page on Microsoft's official Xbox website indicated the "Halo 3: ODST" add-on for "The Master Chief Collection" will go live this Friday, with the expansion free for early users of the game.
The Xbox One has ended the PlayStation 4's sales streak by outselling the console for the month of April. Though Sony still leads in total sales, this could mark a promising turn around for Microsoft.
Microsoft continues to refine its older-generation games and entertainment console by offering users a new update that brings support for 2TB external hard drives and better account controls.
Mafia II and Castle Storm are among the free Games with Gold that Xbox users will be getting in May, on top of software updates for both the Xbox One and the Xbox 360 consoles.
If you like pinball, you've probably already played Zen Studios' Pinball FX2 platform. The latest table, Avengers: Age of Ultron, has just been released, so find out if it's worth your time.
A new report claims Microsoft may soon reveal a "Gears of War" remake for Xbox One featuring upgraded visuals. The remake will reportedly come from "Brink" developer Splash Damage.
Phil Spencer, head of Microsoft's Xbox unit, says the company plans to focus on first-party games at its E3 press conference, adding that this may be the best year for exclusive games its ever had.
A new set of discounted games for Xbox Live Gold subscribers is out for the week of April 13, 2015 for both Xbox One and Xbox 360 consoles. Great savings await.
If you're an Xbox Live user and own either an Xbox 360 or the Xbox One you are now able to stream the first episode of the new season of Game of Thrones completely free to your console.
The Xbox team has unveiled its latest deals on Xbox One and Xbox 360 titles for Gold members. Although Xbox One owners might be a bit disappointed, the latter will get great deals on retro titles.
You can currently pre-order Star Wars: The Digital Collection on leading digital stores. The collection includes deleted scenes, behind-the-scene extras and special features.
If you're a Xbox Live Gold member, get ready to game for the month of April because Microsoft is doubling its game giveaway for Xbox One and Xbox 360 owners.
As another week begins, we get another week of great deals on superb titles for the Xbox One and Xbox 360. Xbox Gold members can take advantage by getting up to 75% off some titles.
From a new Office and lots of Lollipop, to Nintendo's next play, Spartan insights, printed body organs, British Bands, and ANOTHER low-cost Lumia, it's our regular summary of the week's top tech news.
A US appeals court has ruled that Microsoft must face class action claims alleging a design defect in its Xbox 360 console, which is said to cause damage to game discs, rendering them unusable.
Microsoft is touting strong sales growth of its console in February but as ever, it didn't provide any hard stats, sticking with ambiguous percentages to tell the world its console is doing well.
GTA Online Heists add-on is scheduled for an official release tomorrow but some users have already started receiving the free update. The download size weighs in at 4.8 GB on the Xbox One.
Microsoft has some goodies for Xbox 360 owners. who now get their own Preview program for pre-release OS updates. They can also reserve Xbox One Games with Gold even if they don't own a new console.
March will have a number of big-name titles for the Games with Gold promotion. Rayman Legends, Tomb Raider and Bioshock Infinite will all be available for free to Xbox Gold subscribers.
A demo for the rollercoaster-destroying Xbox 360 and Xbox One exclusive "ScreamRide" will be released tonight in advance of the game's March 3 release date.
Worldwide sales of the PS4 beat those of the Xbox One in Q4 2014, as they did throughout the year - but it seems that Microsoft has significantly narrowed the sales gap between its console and Sony's.
The monthly Games with Gold program for Xbox Live Gold subscribers continues in February with three new free games; check out the titles Microsoft is offering up this time.
Microsoft's $2.5 billion acquisition of "Minecraft" developer Mojang is already reaping dividends for the company, with its first-part games sales skyrocketing by 79 percent.
Three games exclusive to Microsoft's Xbox One and Xbox 360 consoles will be released within the next three months: "ScreamRide," "Ori and the Blind Forest" and "State of Decay: Survival Edition."
The Simpsons are coming to Minecraft as official downloadable content in February. The new characters will be available on the Xbox One and Xbox 360. The pack will cost $1.99 USD.
Microsoft has extended many of their weekly "Countdown to 2015" deals all the way through to January 6th, the deals are for both the Xbox One and Xbox 360 and have discounts up to 85%,
2015 is almost here for most of us and for Xbox gamers, this means the last day of Xbox Live's Countdown to 2015 promotion, today offers include discounts on a plethora of add-ons and season passes.
While today's deal is different to that which was leaked last week for this day, it's still quite a steal, offering both a discount on the Xbox 360 as well as a free game, while stocks last.
Zen Studios is at it again, this time releasing a table based on Spiderman and Venon. Does the table meet the high standards of the company, or it boring and not worth your time? Find out inside.
If you missed Black Friday and Cyber Monday specials for Xbox video games, Microsoft is offering some excellent discounts on digital purchases on Xbox Live through December 22.
Are an Xbox Live Games with Gold member or have you subscribed to Playstation Plus' annual services? Do you want to know how much money you have saved this year thanks to these services?
Microsoft is currently in a tight spot as furious indie game developers barrage the company for not paying them their overdue payments. ID@Xbox has issued a statement which explains the issue.
If you've been on the fence about Destiny, you now have the chance to check out the game for free. And you progress gets saved and transferred even to a new-gen console as long as it's the same family
Walmart is offering some tremendous Black Friday deals this year, including the Xbox One Master Chief Collection bundle for only $329 (plus a $30 gift card) and the Xbox 360 4GB for $99.
Best Buy kicks off the early holiday shopping season with a great deal that can get you an Xbox One without the Kinect sensor for just $199 as long as you're willing to make a trade.
The free games and deals available to Xbox Live Gold subscribers via the Games with Gold program on both the Xbox One and Xbox 360 have been made known for the month of November.
This week we cover the long awaited horror title "The Evil Within" on the PC and have our blast from the past in the form of Dungeon Keeper 2 from way back in 1999. Next week it's Lords of the Fallen.
Microsoft Store is using new pre-order bonuses via Xbox Live Rewards and exclusive game content to draw Xbox shoppers to its own retail stores this holiday season.
If you're a racing fan, you might be interested in picking up Need For Speed Rivals. Amazon has a great deal on the game, selling it for only $19 compared to the MSRP of $60.