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.
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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.
Plex has launched an app for the Xbox One - including a redesigned home screen, new content discovery features and Kinect voice and gesture support - and it is also coming soon to the Xbox 360.
It's almost the start of a new month so we get to find out what the newGames with Gold will be. This time two classics return for Xbox 360 users while Xbox One gamers are getting a new indie title.
As part of its latest Games with Gold promotion, Microsoft is making Halo: Reach on the Xbox 360 free for everyone with an Xbox Live Gold membership, along with two free games for the Xbox One.
Microsoft is reportedly planning to announce its $2.5 billion deal to buy out Mojang, maker of Minecraft, on Monday. The deal is said, in part, to be aimed at bringing the game to Windows Phone.
Microsoft has announced three holiday bundles aimed at enticing potential Xbox 360 customers. The bundles all retail at $249 and contain various games, console colours, Xbox Live Gold access and more
Around half of the recovered E.T. Atari 2600 cartridges dug up earlier this year will now be heading to eBay in the coming weeks, giving you the chance to own a piece of "the worst game" in history.
Sky News is launching a new app for the Xbox 360 in the UK and US this month, including a live channel feed and on-demand content - but there's no mention of a similar app for the Xbox One.
'Minecraft' will be available to download on Xbox One this Friday, and those who bought the Xbox 360 version can get it for just $4.00, while those who didn't get that version will pay $19.99.
The popular Xbox 360 zombie game "State of Decay" will make its way to Xbox One in spring 2015, featuring remastered 1080p graphics and additional content.
"Titanfall" players will soon be able to play a 16-player game mode lacking titans and AI enemies, though it will only be a temporary multiplayer mode that rotates with other temporary modes.
The Xbox website has put up a page with a new media drive for the Xbox 360. Clocking in at 500gb and priced $20 cheaper than the 320gb version, we wonder, is a typo or simply a great deal?
"IMC Rising," the third map pack for "Titanfall," was announced at Gamescom today and will release sometime this Autumn, according to developer Respawn Entertainment.
Xbox Live users are getting free games every month and the new ones have just become available for download. Xbox One users are getting Strike Suit Zero while Xbox 360 users get Motocross Madness.
Respawn has announced the next DLC for "Titanfall," called "Frontier's Edge." The DLC will consist of three maps: Dig Site (a mining outpost), Haven (a beach resort) and Export (a mining hub).
Microsoft is offering Xbox 360 owners a $75 credit to buy an Xbox One. The deal lasts until the end of the month, with users sent a code for the credit via their Xbox Live account.
Microsoft has officially announced July's free Games with Gold offerings for the Xbox 360 and Xbox One, which include titles like 'Guacamelee!' and 'BattleBlock Theater'.
Oculus, the virtual reality headset maker, is set to acquire the award-winning Carbon Design Team, which helped design numerous Microsoft products including the Xbox 360 controller and Kinect.
Sky UK customers will be unable to access Sky Go on the Xbox 360 after July 29 unless they pay £5 a month for the premium Extra package, in a move that will also affect its upcoming PlayStation apps.
Microsoft's Phil Spencer says the company will sell "millions more Xbox 360s", and that it has "an obligation" to customers old and new to keep offering new games for the 360 alongside the Xbox One.
Microsoft's latest Deals with Gold promotion is offering big savings of 50-80% on a range of Xbox One and 360 games and add-ons, including Tomb Raider, Red Dead Redemption, LA Noire, Bully and more.
Microsoft's Phil Spencer has tweeted that the latest update for the Xbox One developer kit features great benefits such as new tools, better performance and more access to GPU bandwidth.
Microsoft will soon integrate Twitter into the Xbox One's TV programming guide, allowing users to interact with tweets during TV broadcasts. Additionally, 35 new Xbox One apps have been announced.
Microsoft has finally rolled out its Games with Gold deal to Xbox One users, who can download Halo: Spartan Assault and Max: The Curse of Brotherhood for free from today.
Microsoft's head of Xbox Gaming has posted on Twitter that the company should be doing more to build up their gaming presence on Windows. But with GFWL store and service shut down, how will they do it
Microsoft has confirmed it will release "Forza Horizon 2" this year, though little information has been revealed about the specifics of the title beyond that it will be an open-world game.
Microsoft will offer a total of five free games - three for the Xbox 360 and two for the Xbox One - in June to Xbox Live Gold members as part of their Games for Gold program.
Microsoft has revealed plans to host a number of Xbox fan themed events during the week of E3 2014, both online and in Los Angeles, including a chance for gamers to attend Microsoft's E3 press event.
Electronic Arts has officially confirmed it will release Battlefield Hardline this fall, and a leaked gameplay trailer shows the first footage of the cops vs criminals themed first person shooter.
Microsoft has announced the latest add-on pack for Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition, to be released Wednesday, will bring a number of Halo characters, textures and locations to the popular sandbox game
Microsoft will release a limited edition version of its Xbox 360 wireless controller in June with an "arctic camouflage" design. The gamepad will be sold for $54.99.
"Far Cry 4" will be set in the Himalayas and will feature a huge selection of weapons and animals, all in an open-world. It will be released for PC, Xbox One, 360, PlayStation 4 and 3 on November 18.
Microsoft will offer refunds for people who subscribe to Xbox Live Gold if they used its just to stream apps like Netflix and Hulu Plus on the Xbox One and Xbox 360 console.
Confirming the rumors, Microsoft has announced many of its Xbox 360 and Xbox One media apps, including Netflix and HBO GO, will no longer require Xbox Live Gold membership to access starting in June.