Archive | xbox

The Xbox Has Quietly Gotten Some Cool Features

This week, Microsoft revealed the Xbox Adaptive Controller, a new peripheral to help make gaming more accessible. It includes two large, programmable buttons and works in conjunction with a mix of joysticks and other devices like the Quadstick, a controller designed specifically for people living with different forms…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

Continue Reading

Hands On With Kingdom Hearts III, Finally

I did it—I played Kingdom Hearts III, or the finely-polished vertical slice of it that Square Enix is willing to show off, anyway. What I found was in no way surprising: It’s another mashup of Disney movies and Final Fantasy tropes sure to delight fans of either, but doesn’t seem like it’ll solve any of […]

Continue Reading

Elon Musk blasts streaming services for “crazy low payouts”

Music creatives have long gotten the short end of the stick when it comes to music streaming royalties. Once the honey pot is divvied up between streaming platforms and music labels, artists and songwriters walk away with only a small piece of the pie. Mercurial tech baron and founder of Tesla, Elon Musk, is the latest powerful voice to […]

Continue Reading

I Hate How Much I Want A PlayStation 4 Pro

When I first heard about the PlayStation 4 Pro and Xbox One X, I thought they were the dumbest things. Upgrading a console at the midpoint of a generation was unfathomable to me, and I think developers should design for whatever framerate they want rather than whatever gamers demand. But as more games come out […]

Continue Reading

Sea of Thieves Players Compete To See Who Can Find The Most Treasure

Finding a single treasure chest in the Xbox One pirate game Sea of Thieves can involve up to 30 minutes of sailing and riddle-solving. Sail longer, and players can stack their ship with loot. Some intrepid pirate crews are doing that, waging a treasure “arms” race as they cover their decks with hundreds of chests […]

Continue Reading

Sea of Thieves, One Month Later

Sea of Thieves released one month ago, offering a massive ocean playground for cool player stories along with a frustrating lack of activities and grindy progression. Developer Rare has outlined new content plans for the future, but even without fancy new ships or expansions, the story of Sea of Thieves has as many…Read more… Continue […]

Continue Reading

Morrowind, Bioware & Star Wars Classics Coming To Xbox One Backwards Compatibility

Microsoft has just announced a new batch of original Xbox games coming to the Xbox One’s backwards compatibility feature, and there are some damn good ones on offer, including KOTOR, Morrowind, Jade Empire and the original Star Wars: Battlefront games.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

Continue Reading

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds stations dominate the Xbox booth at PAX East.

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds stations dominate the Xbox booth at PAX East. Behind that, the PlayStation booth opted to front-load Detroit: Become Human, with a couple of setups for upcoming titles like Soulcalibur VI and Yakuza 6 buried in the middle rows. Nintendo’s big draw is the Wolfenstein II Switch port demo.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

Continue Reading

The next game in the generally fun Lego gaming series will be June 15's Lego The Incredibles.

The next game in the generally fun Lego gaming series will be June 15's Lego The Incredibles. It covers the original movie and upcoming sequel. It’ll be for PC, PS4, Xbox One and Switch. Nintendo’s device has had four Lego games in its first year, some suffering performance issues. Hopefully publisher Warner Bros ups…Read more… […]

Continue Reading

Microsoft Executive Is Open To Putting Banjo In The New Smash Bros

Banjo and his partner Kazooie haven’t been in a Nintendo game since 2005’s Banjo-Pilot thanks to complicated intellectual property rigamarole that cropped up when Microsoft acquired Rare in 2002. With a new Smash Bros. coming to the Switch, there’s plenty of speculation about new fighters. Microsoft’s Executive Vice…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

Continue Reading

US Navy’s Newest Attack Submarine Is Partially Operated With a 12-Year-Old Xbox Controller

The United States Navy’s newest submarine, the USS Colorado, went into service this weekend. In the Pentagon’s announcement Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer called the vessel “a true marvel of technology and innovation.” But part of the 377-foot-long Virginia-Class submarine is operated with a 12-year-old Xbox…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

Continue Reading

Microsoft doing a new live show focusing on Sea of Thieves and Xbox Game Pass news?

Microsoft doing a new live show focusing on Sea of Thieves and Xbox Game Pass news? Cool. Doing it at 3pm ET on a Saturday (March 10)? Weird. Microsoft tells Kotaku: “Looking ahead, we’re aiming to do the show on weekdays and will have more to share in the future.” Ok!Read more… Continue Reading at […]

Continue Reading