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‘Pikmin’ Meets ‘Luigi’s Mansion’ in ‘The Wild at Heart’ Adventure

Imagine a game with “Pikmin’s” real-time critter management and the Poltergust 3000 from “Luigi’s Mansion’s” meshed together into a gorgeous “Where the Wild Things Are”-styled adventure that takes you to an alternate dimension. It’s a striking pitch that sums up the brilliance of the indie adventure game “The Wild at Heart.” Developed by Moonlight Kids, […]
Tags: Xbox One, Features, Xbox, Luigi, The Wild at Heart


All the Halo games ranked from best to worst

The Xbox and PC series Halo began in 2001, and 11 different games have released since then. These are the Halo games ranked from best to worst, including spinoff titles and expansions. The post All the Halo games ranked from best to worst appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, Microsoft, Halo, Trends, Xbox, Bungie, 343


Achievements unlocked: Xbox Live is coming to mobile devices

Microsoft officially announced that Xbox Live features, including Achievements and friends lists, will be coming to iOS and Android games. Developers will be able to pick and choose which features to use. The post Achievements unlocked: Xbox Live is coming to mobile devices appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Ios, Android, Mobile, Gaming, News, Microsoft, Trends, Xbox, Achievements, xCloud


Microsoft launches Game Stack, brings Xbox Live to Android and iOS

Microsoft today announced a new initiative that combines all of the company’s gaming-related products for developers like Xbox Live, Azure PlayFab, Direct X, Mixer, Virtual Studio, Simplygon and Azure under a single umbrella. That umbrella, Microsoft Game Stack, is meant to give game developers, no matter whether they are at a AAA studio or working solo, all the tools they need to develop and then operate their games across devices and platforms. “Game Stack brings together our game development ...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Gaming, Cloud, Microsoft, Developer, Azure, Tech, Xbox, Nintendo, Sdk, Xbox Live, Mixer, Kareem Choudhry, PlayFab, Simplygon


Don’t Share Your Digital Games With Your Friend’s Xbox

You may have seen advice on how to share your Xbox One’s digital games with your friends. But Microsoft doesn’t intend for you to share your game library when you’re not there. Doing so puts you at risk. A Brief History of Xbox One Promises When Microsoft first announced the Xbox One, it came with the promise of next-generation features and would require a dedicated internet connection that allowed the console to phone home every 24 hours. In exchange, Microsoft promised that you could play ...
Tags: Crafts, Microsoft, Sony, Xbox, Don


Microsoft shows off Project xCloud with Forza running on an Android phone

Microsoft has shared some more information and the first look at Project xCloud. The company has been working on a cloud game streaming service for a while. Microsoft is preparing the future of gaming platforms with a device-agnostic service that lets you stream games made for the Xbox One. And the first demo is Forza Horizon 4 running in a data center and then streamed to an Android phone attached to an Xbox One controller via bluetooth. "Anywhere we have a good network connection, we'...
Tags: Gadgets, Gaming, Microsoft, Xbox One, Tech, Xbox, Forza Horizon, Choudhry, Xbox Game Pass, Kareem Choudhry, Intel GPU


Add style to your gaming with the Phantom White Xbox One controller

Microsoft announced the new Phantom White Special Edition Xbox One controller during the latest edition of Inside Xbox. The controller is opaque at the bottom and fades to translucent near the top. The post Add style to your gaming with the Phantom White Xbox One controller appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Microsoft, Trends, Controller, Xbox, Console


Xbox Reveals Striking Limited Edition Phantom White Controller

Microsoft unveiled a new limited edition Xbox Wireless Controller during an Inside Xbox broadcast on Tuesday. The Phantom White Special Edition controller is the second in Xbox’s Phantom series. The Phantom Black Special Edition controller debuted in September. The Phantom White will be available at retailers worldwide beginning Apr. 2 for $70 USD. It also […]
Tags: News, Microsoft, Xbox


After five years, Halo: The Master Chief Collection is finally coming to PC

Microsoft has officially announced a PC version of Halo: The Master Chief Collection. The PC version will feature Halo, Halo 2, Halo 3, Halo 3: ODST, and Halo 4, all of which will be available individually. The post After five years, Halo: The Master Chief Collection is finally coming to PC appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Microsoft, Halo, Trends, Pc, Xbox, Mcc, Master Chief


Save $150 On the 4K and HDR-Capable Xbox One X Console, Plus NBA2K19 

In terms of sheer power and graphical capability, nothing can top the Xbox One X. So if you want to experience modern games like Red Dead Redemption 2 and Assassin’s Creed Odyssey in their full 4K HDR glory, you can save $150 today on a bundle that includes a copy of NBA2K19, the best deal we’ve ever seen.Read more...
Tags: Science, Ebay, Xbox One, Xbox, eBay Deals, Creed Odyssey


Karat’s Interviewers, Software Help Tech Firms Assess Engineers

When it comes to interviewing candidates for software engineering positions at big technology companies, “takes one to know one” tends to be an appropriate axiom, says Mohit Bhende. He’s one of the co-founders of Karat, a Seattle-based startup that uses proprietary software and its own stable of freelance interviewers to help some of the marquee names in tech assess job applicants.It’s typical for someone who has applied for a engineering role at a large software company to be first screened by...
Tags: Startups, Pinterest, Microsoft, Interviews, Trends, Tech, Recruiting, Paypal, HR, Software, Engineering, Xbox, Human Resources, Talent, Seattle, Melinda Gates


The next Xbox could be disc-free and arrive as soon as May

Microsoft is reportedly set to unveil a new disc-free version of the Xbox One S, and it could arrive as early as May. The console will likely see a steep price cut compared to the current Xbox One S. The post The next Xbox could be disc-free and arrive as soon as May appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Microsoft, Trends, Xbox, Xbox One S


Microsoft wants Xbox Game Pass on PS4. Cross-platform news expected at GDC 2019

Microsoft's Phil Spencer has revealed that he wants the company's Xbox Game Pass service to come to more devices. The PlayStation 4 appears to be on that list as the consoles increase their cross-functionality. The post Microsoft wants Xbox Game Pass on PS4. Cross-platform news expected at GDC 2019 appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Microsoft, Trends, Playstation, Xbox, GDC, Phil Spencer, Game Pass


FREE Xbox Live Games with Gold – Latest Free Games

Join Xbox Live Gold and you will get FREE games every month. Now that’s Gold! Get up to $900 in free games during a year of membership including backward compatible Xbox 360 games for your Xbox One. As an Xbox Live Gold Member, you get the most advanced multiplayer, bonus games, and exclusive member discounts in Xbox stores. With Xbox Live Gold, you can stay connected with friends, family, and Xbox Live members around the world. Here are the games available in the next few weeks: Now to March ...
Tags: Shopping, Canada, Xbox, Xbox Live, Canadian Deals & Coupons, Canadian Discount Coupons Canada


Fortnite Season 8 brings a volcano, pirates, cannon – and a banana suit

Radical map changes and fun pirate-themed skins give a fresh look to counter strong competition from Apex Legends The latest season of Fortnite is now live, introducing a major new volcano area, as well as a host of pirate-themed locations and features.Season 8 kicked off early on Thursday morning with the arrival of a gigantic volcano in the north east of the island, spewing lava along various large channels. This fiery liquid dishes out damage to players who step in it (and makes them bounce),...
Tags: Games, Technology, Internet, Xbox One, Pc, Playstation, Culture, Xbox, Playstation 4, Game culture, Esports, Fortnite


March 2019 Free Games for PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live Gold

March 2019 free games for PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live Gold Sony and Microsoft have both announced the slate of March 2019 free games that will be available to subscribing PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live Gold members. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { var standAloneSizeMapping = googletag.sizeMapping().addSize(...
Tags: Games, Movies, Microsoft, Playstation, Xbox, PS Vita, Video Game News, Free Games, Xbox Live Gold Sony, Yakuza Kiwami


Five games to play if you enjoyed Black Mirror's Bandersnatch

Zombie warfare, diligent police work and time-traveling teens … here are the gaming counterparts to Netflix’s interactive specialCharlie Brooker’s Black Mirror special Bandersnatch is Netflix’s first dive into interactive storytelling. Its success will inevitably pave the way for more ambitious creators, would-be auteurs and flagrant imitators who, just like Bandersnatch’s protagonist Stefan, are eager to explore what can happen when the outcome of their stories is decided by the viewer.Of cours...
Tags: Games, Xbox One, Netflix, Playstation, Culture, Xbox, Nintendo, Playstation 4, Black Mirror, Stefan, Nintendo Switch, Bandersnatch, Brooker 's Black Mirror


Xbox-exclusive games could find a second home on Nintendo Switch

Microsoft is reportedly set to release some of its first-party games on Nintendo Switch, as well as the Xbox Game Pass and Project xCloud services. Cross-play between Switch and Xbox One is already enabled. The post Xbox-exclusive games could find a second home on Nintendo Switch appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, News, Microsoft, Trends, Xbox, Nintendo, Switch, Cross, Ori, Nintendo Switch, xCloud


The history of the Xbox

From "DirectX Box" to "720," it's been a long, strange trip for Microsoft's Xbox gaming console. Here is what happened, from its odd beginnings to the rumored Scarlett console with streaming. The post The history of the Xbox appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, Microsoft, Trends, Xbox 360, Kinect, Xbox, Xbox Live, Scarlett, Xbox 720


Microsoft Xbox Canada Deal: Save 83% Off Xbox Live Gold or Xbox Game Pass + 1 Month FREE

Xbox Canada has a spectacular deal on the Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass. Now you can save 83% off and get an Xbox Live Gold or Xbox Game Pass and get it for only $2. Plus, Buy 1-Month Xbox Game Pass and get 1 month FREE, or Buy Xbox Live Gold 1-Month and get 1 month FREE. With Xbox Game Pass you can get unlimited access to over 100 Xbox One and Xbox 360 games on Xbox One for one low monthly price. With new games added every month, you’ll always have something fresh to play. Gaming on Xbox O...
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Apex Legends review – Fortnite has some stiff competition

PC, PS4, Xbox One; Respawn Entertainment/Electronic ArtsThe latest Fortnite competitor is a sleek sci-fi battle royale blaster that demands skill and rewards with exhilarating funEverything happens fast in Apex Legends. Players are slotted into squads of three, then ejected onto an alien landscape of hi-tech industrial buildings and dramatic mountain ranges. Within seconds, they’re probably being attacked by another group, and within minutes half the squads will be dead. This is the battle royal...
Tags: Games, Xbox One, Pc, Playstation, Xbox, Playstation 4, Fortnite


Spotify says it paid $340M to buy Gimlet and Anchor

Spotify doubled down on podcasts last week with a double deal to buy podcast networks Gimlet and Anchor. Those acquisitions were initially undisclosed, but Spotify has quietly confirmed that it spent €300 million, just shy of $340 million, to capture the companies. That’s according to an SEC filing — hat tip Recode’s Peter Kafka — which deals the transactions which were “primarily in cash,” Spotify said. Kafka previously reported that Spotify paid around $200 million for Gimlet, which, if cor...
Tags: Spotify, Podcast, Media, Tech, Ceo, Software, EK, Xbox, SEC, BetaWorks, Kafka, Daniel Ek, Microsoft Windows, Operating Systems, WPP, Accel


A Love Letter to Video Games

As a relatively new father, I’m trying to indulge my inner optimist more often, if only to model the kind of joyful life untainted by default cynicism I wish for my son. The community of games is too commonly sunk by the urge, by some, to drag others into their own self-loathing mire. I’ve been […]
Tags: Microsoft, Opinion, Xbox One, Playstation, Sony, Xbox, Nintendo, Columns, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Nintendo Switch, Digital Rituals


Crackdown 3 review – flimsy futuristic fun as moreish as popcorn

PC, Xbox One; Sumo Digital/MicrosoftThis simple action caper where players liberate a neon-clad city from a sinister megacorp makes 15 hours disappear easilyA capsule comic-book power fantasy, Crackdown 3 is a colourful, uncomplicated action caper through a vaguely Tron-like futuristic city that you, a special agent with superpowers, must liberate from a sinister megacorp. At the beginning, you’re mostly waving pistols and machine-guns in the faces of the city’s militia and getting instantly wip...
Tags: Games, Culture, Xbox, Sumo Digital, TerraNova, Action Games


The best Xbox 360 games backward compatible on Xbox One

The Xbox One supports backward compatibility with a growing library of Xbox 360 games. These are the best Xbox 360 games that are backward compatible with Xbox One, including action games, shooters, and more. The post The best Xbox 360 games backward compatible on Xbox One appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, Microsoft, Xbox One, Trends, Xbox 360, Xbox, Backward Compatible


How to link and merge your ‘Fortnite’ accounts across all platforms

Epic Games allows you to link together several of your gaming accounts under one roof for Fortnite. Here's how to do it, and information on merging multiple Epic Games accounts together. The post How to link and merge your ‘Fortnite’ accounts across all platforms appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Gaming, Trends, Playstation, Xbox, Switch, Epic Games, Fortnite, Fortnite Guides


Get an Xbox One X with ‘Fallout 76’ for a huge discount at Walmart

Don't have a powerful Xbox One X console yet? If you're looking for a great deal, Walmart currently has it bundled with Fallout 76 for just $399. Also included are one-month trials to Xbox Game Pass and Xbox Live Gold. The post Get an Xbox One X with ‘Fallout 76’ for a huge discount at Walmart appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Deals, Gaming, News, Microsoft, Trends, Walmart, Xbox, Fallout, Don


If You're Going to Play Fortnite on Your Phone, Use a Controller

As of last week, Fortnite, the biggest game in the world and the bane of high school teachers everywhere, finally allows you to use Bluetooth controllers on mobile devices. Read more...
Tags: Gaming, Microsoft, Smartphones, Xbox, Lifehacks, SteelSeries


Halo: Outpost Discovery Experience Coming This Summer!

Halo: Outpost Discovery Experience coming this summer! Microsoft has released a sneak peek to its upcoming Halo: Outpost Discovery experience, which will make the rounds this summer at five different locations in the U.S. Check out the trailer in the player below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':[]}; googletag.cmd.push(function() { var standAlone...
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Spotify buys Gimlet and Anchor in podcast push, earmarks $500M for more deals

Spotify is going after podcasts in a major way in 2019. The music streaming service today confirmed that it has snapped up two podcast networks — Gimlet and Anchor — in undisclosed deals. But that’s not all, the firm said it has plans to spend a further $400-$500 million “on multiple acquisitions in 2019” to get even deeper into the space. The Gimlet is said to be upwards of $200 million, according to Recode — which broke news of the deal last week — but it isn’t yet clear how much the com...
Tags: Spotify, Podcast, Media, Tech, Software, Xbox, Journalist, Microsoft Windows, Operating Systems, Head, Gimlet, Holt, Jemele Hill, Spotify Studios, Brian Benedik, Courtney Holt