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Sunset Overdrive – 13 Minutes of Footage from TGS 2014


Check out nearly 13 minutes of Sunset Overdrive from TGS 2014.

ORI and the Blind Forest – First 10 Minutes Gameplay Prologue


Check out the first 10 minutes of the Xbox One exclusive, Ori and the Blind Forest.

Chinese Xbox One Games Contain A One-Time Activation Code, can’t be Resold

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Xbox One games around the world can be bought and resold like any other previous console on the market. However, things are a bit different in China, as news has broke that Xbox One games will come with a single, one-time activation code. This means games cannot be resold in any fashion once that code is used. More details and information can be found on GamerSyndrome.


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Black Nerd talks about Microsoft buying Minecraft from $2.5B.

Microsoft Close to Buying Mojang / Minecraft – #CUPodcast


Pat & Ian discuss Microsoft attempting to purchase Mojang and the rights to Minecraft for $2 billion.

XBOX ONE Has One of the Worst Japanese Console Launches in History – AlphaOmegaSin


For a bit now sites have been reporting on how basically there was nobody at all lining up for the XBOX ONE. Talking the biggest electronic stores that usually have lines wrapping around the building are completely barren with the launch of the XBOX ONE in Japan.

Sunset Overdrive – No Rules Trailer (Xbox One)

Microsoft has released a brand new trailer for Sunset Overdrive on the Xbox One. Check it out below.

Forza Horizon 2 – Launch Trailer and Demo size (12GB)


Forza Horizon 2 is launching soon on Xbox One. Check out this brand new trailer below. Microsoft also revealed that the demo for this game will be 12GB in size.

Microsoft’s Potential Acquisition of Mojang Sparks Xbox Spin-off Debate by CNBC

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The dude from Mad Money on CNBC feels that the potential acquisition of Minecraft developer Mojang will result in Microsoft spinning off the Xbox Division. Check out the video right here. Remember, Microsoft analyst Rick Sherlund has been saying this for quite some time.

Rumor – Microsoft in the Talks to Purchase Minecraft Developer Mojang for $2 Billion


According to the Wall Street Journal, Microsoft is nearing a deal to purchase Minecraft creators Mojang for $2 Billion. The story seems to be developing so nothing is set in stone at the moment. However, WSJ says a deal could happen as early as this week. Via: NeoGAF, Source: WSJ

Sunset Overdrive – Season Pass gets Detailed, $19.99


Sunset Overdrive will be getting a season pass. Get all the details below.

Xbox One, $50 Gift Card and Additional game for $399.99

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When you purchase the Xbox One for $399.99 from the official Microsoft store, you’ll receive a $50 gift card and free game. More details can be found at the official store here

The Launch of the Xbox One in Japan isn’t Going well

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I don’t think anybody expected the Xbox One to do well in Japan. But pictures, and news is starting to come out that major retail outlets had customers in the single digits to purchase the Xbox One. At one major retail outlet in Japan, there was only one customer in line to purchase the Xbox One, his name is Kazuyuki Wakai.

Xbox One Launch – Japanese Gamers don’t seem to be Standing in line


The Xbox One is launching today in Japan, and it doesn’t “SEEM” like to many gamers are interested. Some Twitter users have snapped picks of the big stores for console launches, and they seem to be pretty empty. Check out some of the photos below.

Halo 3 – Xbox One Gameplay (Halo Master Chief Collection)


GamesHQMedia has uploaded 2 minutes of footage from Halo 3 in The Master Chief Collection.

Standalone Kinect for Xbox One will run you $149.99, Launches in October


Microsoft has announced the pricing and tentative release date for the standalone Xbox One Kinect camera. The device will cost $149.99 and will go on sale in early October. Via: MPR 

Tee’s UnXBOXing FOOS! – PE Network

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Mizzah Tee unboxes a brand new Xbox One console.

How Are Non-Gaming Console Makers Affecting the Industry? #CUPodcast

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Pat & Ian discuss how having two non-gaming companies making game consoles is affecting the industry.

Titanfall Bundle has been Discontinued by Microsoft


This might be old news, but Microsoft has discontinued the Titanfall Bundle. The firm’s Phil Spencer confirmed this on Twitter.

RRPG Two-Cents: The Sad State of Third-Parties…


RRPG takes a look at the situation surrounding 3rd-party support on the Wii U, Xbox One, PS4.

Halo 2: Anniversary Pro Team Scrimmage


343 Industries gives you a look at the newly re-mastered Sanctuary and Ascension maps from Halo 2: Anniversary. Mason “Neighbor” Cobb, Eric “GH057ayame” Hewitt, Sean “DeRsKy” Swidersky, and Vartan “Killer V” Karakashyan battle it out over five matches of Team Slayer.

Forza Horizon 2 Gameplay (Xbox One)


GamesHQMedia has shown off round 2 minutes of Forza Horizon 2 running on the Xbox One. See the video below.

Halo 2 Anniversary – Ascension & Sanctuary Gameplay


Check out some gameplay from Halo 2 Anniversary from Gamescom 2014!

9TO5G4MERS Discusses Microsoft and Sony’s GamesCom Shows


SONY WON GAMESCOM even with Xbox having Tomb Raider. Warning, suggestive language….

Rise of Tomb Raider – GamesCom 2014 Trailer (Xbox One Exclusive)

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Rise of Tomb Raider is confirmed to be an Xbox One exclusive. Check out the debut trailer for the title below. On a side note, check out all the salt in the comments section of the video XD

Sunset Overdrive – Gamescom 2014 Trailer


Microsoft has released a brand new trailer for Sunset Overdrive on Xbox One. Watch the trailer below breaking down the story of the Insomniac title.

Fable Legends – Gamescom 2014 Gameplay Trailer


Check out the latest trailer for Fable Legends on Xbox One.

Rise of the Tomb Raider is Exclusive to Xbox One

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At Gamescom 2014, Microsoft has announced the latest entry of the Tomb Raider franchise, Rise of the Tomb Raider, is exclusive to the Xbox One.

Xbox One lost Around $400,000,000 in Gross Margins for Microsoft During Latest Fiscal Year

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In the latest fiscal year reports ending on June 30th. It was revealed that Microsoft’s latest console lost the company around $400,000,000. More details past the break.

HUGE NEWS – Why Killer Instinct Is Going Retail – Maximilian Dood

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The self-proclaimed ‘Video game hype man’ Maximilian Dood discusses all the recent news regaurding Killer Instinct on Xbox One.

What you play Doesn’t make you Childish or Mature – Nintendo Reviewer


The Nintendo Reviewer goes on a rant about gamers who bash other gamers for playing family friendly games.

White Xbox One ‘Sunset Overdrive’ & Regular Madden 15 Bundles Planned for 2014


Microsoft has confirmed two new bundles for the Xbox One. Sunset Overdrive will be getting a white Xbox One bundle. The Richard ‘Big Bang Attack’ Sherman bundle

is also planned. Both bundles come without Kinect. Pricing on the Sunset Overdrive bundle was not disclosed. The Madden 15 bundle will come with a digital copy of the game, some Ultimate Team pro-packs, and a price tag of $399.99. More details and info here.

Xbox One will Launch in China this September for $599 & $697


Microsoft has officially confirmed that the Xbox One will launch in China this September for $599.99. The limited edition will run you $697. The system will launch with Forza Motorsport 5, Kinect Sports Rivals, Zoo Tycoon, and Max: The Curse of Brotherhood. More details and information can be found on CVG.

Microsoft Fires a Ton of People – #CUPodcast


Pat the NES Punk has a podcast! Hear him discuss Microsoft’s massive lay-offs that recently hit the company.

Sony Turned down EA Access Subscription Service Because it isn’t “Good Value” for PlayStation Gamers


Sony has commented why EA’s new Access subscription program is not coming to PS4. They feel it doesn’t present ‘good value for PlayStation gamers’. 

Microsoft Claims they have “the best Exclusives,” new Games Montage Trailer

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“With the best exclusives, spectacular new franchises and the best multiplayer community, it’s more fun on Xbox One.”

EA Announces Subscription Service on Xbox One – EA Access


Microsoft and EA have teamed up to bring users another subscription service to the Xbox One called: EA Access. This service has users paying $4.99 a month to get full game downloads of select EA games, in addition to netting discounts on DLC and full games. More details past the link.

August Games with Gold for Xbox One and Xbox 360 Revealed


Microsoft has revealed August’s ‘Games with Gold’ offers and it includes some pretty good games, especially on the Xbox 360 front. Uses on the Xbox One can pick up Crimson Dragon and Strike Suit Zero: Director’s Cut. While Xbox 360 owners can pick up Motocross Madness and Dishonored. Via: Gematsu

Titanfall (PC) is $25.49 on Amazon


Titanfall is on sale at Amazon. You can download the game on PC for $25.49. You will need a EA Origin account to play the game. Get the deal at the hyperlinks above.

Sunset Overdrive Video Shows off Customization and Gameplay Details


Insomniac goes over all the crazy customization options players will find in Sunset Overdrive.