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 360 controller. Read More >>

Logan Paul ‘Suicide Forest’ Game Appears on Xbox Creator’s Collection

Xbox Creator's Collection is a fairly new initiative that allows independent game creators to publish their games to the Xbox Store with "no concept approval required". It sounds like a great idea in principle, sure, but as the latest game to appear on the store shows, it's an absolute disaster waiting to happen. Read More >>

Xbox Game Pass Will Now Include All Microsoft-Published Releases on Day One

The Xbox Game Pass is a £7.99-a-month service that gives subscribers access to a library of over 100 games. It's pretty decent — there's a lot of older games on there, but there's also plenty of more recent high-profile games on there too. Well, it's just about to get better, as Xbox has just announced a massive update: from now on, every Microsoft-published Xbox One exclusive will be added to the Game Pass on the day its released. Read More >>

Microsoft Discontinues the Kinect Xbox One Adaptor, Killing it Off for Good

Kinect had a lot of promise when Microsoft first released it back in 2010, but it completely failed to take off in any meaningful way. It was basically dead the second Microsoft stopped bundling it with the Xbox One,but now it's truly passed onto another realm now that Microsoft has discontinued the camera's USB adaptor. Read More >>

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GAME’s Black Friday Offers Include a Reduced Xbox One X

If you want Microsoft's latest piece of hardware, GAME is currently the best place to pick one up: the Xbox One X has been reduced to £430, and also includes a two-month Now TV entertainment pass (worth £16). That makes the console itself technically £414. Still a lot of money of course, but if you're wanting to take the leap, it's the cheapest you're going to get it right now. Read More >>

Don’t Plug the Xbox One X Into a Surge Protector, Says Microsoft

If you're one of the people who's already gone out and spent £450 on the latest version of the Xbox One, there's something you should know. Apparently you shouldn't plug it into a surge protector, and that advice comes direct from Microsoft itself. Read More >>

Original Xbox Games Come to Xbox One Tomorrow

Update: After this was written up and published Microsoft announced that the new backwards compatibility is arriving tomorrow, with one game that hadn't leaked (Black). The rest of the leaked games were accurate and will be playable after an update sometime tomorrow. Read More >>

The Latest Xbox One Update Fixes The Home Screen, Again

The Xbox One has had more interface updates than I've had hot dinners. And I'm a hungry guy. Every change has refined things further and further, and the Fall Update improves your Xbox home screen even more. It's also the last update before the Xbox One X launches, so it gets existing owners ready just in case they want to upgrade. Read More >>

Xbox Backwards Compatability Will Come to the Xbox One Before the Year is Up

Do you have a dying need to play Crimson Skies, or the original Halo without any of the 10th anniversary improvements? You must have been thrilled to hear that Microsoft's E3 press conference announced that original Xbox backwards compatability was on the way. But obviously we knew that already, and now we know roughly when it'll arrive. Read More >>

Forza Motorsport 7 Might Just Be My Favourite Racing Game Ever

Forza 7 opens with a demo that takes you through a sand-swept track in Dubai, with the new Porsche 911 GT2 — a car announced at E3 — sliding around from corner to corner under your control. It's fun. It's fun without being too hard, it's fun without being too easy. The driving dynamics are a little bit arcade, a little bit sim. And that's the newest Forza game in a nutshell — not too cold, not too hot. Just right. Read More >>

The Second Wave of Xbox One X Pre-Orders is Now Available

Missed out on pre-ordering an Xbox One X last time? Or wanting one that doesn't have 'PROJECT SCORPIO' emblazoned on it in gaudy green letters? Your time has come: Microsoft has just sent the next wave of pre-orders out into the wild, so grab one while it's hot. Read More >>

Xbox One X Pre-Order Details Will Arrive This Weekend

If you were paying attention during E3, you'll have seen Microsoft announced the Xbox One X. The 4K edition of the Xbox One is will be available on 7th November, with a hefty £450 price tag. If that price doesn't put you off, you might want to pay attention this weekend. Because Microsoft is revealing the first pre-order details at Gamescom on Sunday night. Read More >>

Microsoft’s Mike Ybarra Talks The New Xbox, Cross-Platform, And PUBG

"We've worked on this since 2012, and we finally get to talk about it... I tell people to take a step back and think about this E3: what a moment, you don't release new consoles, the most powerful console ever, that often. We're releasing significant hardware. It's Christmas for me." Read More >>

Gamers Love Nostalgia, So Someone Is Bringing Back the Original Xbox’s Gigantic Controllers

Nintendo’s NES Classic Edition, which was nearly impossible to find from its initial release right up until the company stopped making it, proved gamers are hungry for nostalgia. But has 16 years been long enough for Microsoft fans to feel similarly nostalgic for the original Xbox’s gigantic controllers? Read More >>

Everything You Need to Know About Microsoft’s Xbox One X

After more than a year of rumours and teases and dorky Xtreme code names, Microsoft’s latest console, the Xbox One X, is finally here. It’s not actually here, here, the console will go on sale November 7th. But we now have all the details about this new console, which is officially the fastest console built to date. Read More >>