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Xbox Originals to arrive in June

Xbox Originals to arrive in June

Following closely on the heels of Yahoo's original comedy ambitions today, Microsoft has revealed that Xbox Originals -- original shows and live events of various sorts, including the Halo TV series -- will kick off this coming June. Those using an Xbox One, Xbox 360, or another Microsoft device will have access.

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Xbox Live is down: it’s not just Titanfall

Xbox Live is down: it’s not just Titanfall

This afternoon alerts have been sent out to users of the game Titanfall for Xbox One and PC. This alert shows that Xbox Live members and those playing Titanfall through Origin are having a tough time connecting to games - the whole lot is connected through one system, as it were, working with Windows Azure.

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The Wolf Among Us Episode 3 trailer: spoilers stay flat

The Wolf Among Us Episode 3 trailer: spoilers stay flat

It’s time again to get involved with a Telltale Games title, this time rolling with "A Crooked Mile," the third installment in The Wolf Among Us adventure game series. This game continues to build on the legend of the series aesthetically, bringing back super-charged graphics that aim to be gorgeous instead of realistic.

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Xbox and Xbox Live combined as Nadella has Phil Spencer take over

Xbox and Xbox Live combined as Nadella has Phil Spencer take over

It’s not clear whether the change in staff announced this week by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella will have any grand impact on how you play the game. The big change is in how Xbox and Xbox Live will be run. Instead of being two separate ecosystems that just happen to work with one another, Nadella has let it be known that Microsoft’s Xbox and Xbox Live divisions will be run as a single unit, and they’ll be run by the same fellow, too: Phil Spencer.

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Xbox One reputation notifications show what others think of you

Xbox One reputation notifications show what others think of you

Xbox One gamers have known for months that the reputation system from the Xbox 360 would be redesigned for the next-gen console gamers. Today on Xbox Wire, Xbox Live's Program Manager Micheal Dunn gave a preview of what the notifications will look like, making it easy to see what others think of you.

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Xbox Live down as Titanfall launches [Update: Fixed]

Xbox Live down as Titanfall launches [Update: Fixed]

Eager Titanfall gamers have seemingly overwhelmed Xbox Live, with Microsoft's online gaming service down for many players. Reports of issues signing in to Xbox Live began earlier today, with Microsoft recently confirming that it was investigating the problem. Access to the online service is required for multiplayer-only Titanfall, among other games.

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Xbox Live political advertisement targeting leverages user data

Xbox Live political advertisement targeting leverages user data

Microsoft is using its users' data to target political ads to its roster of gamers, the Washington Post has reported. The company wants targeted ads on multiple of its services, including Xbox Live and MSN, and uses Xbox user information to create profiles on its huge array of gamers.

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Xbox Live’s cross-platform play: iOS and Android achievements

Xbox Live’s cross-platform play: iOS and Android achievements

If you thought Microsoft making a play for your exclusive gaming was powerful in their capturing of big titles like Titanfall, just wait until they’ve extended Xbox Live to iOS and Android. As Apple uses their own Game Center and Google uses Google Play Games, so too does Microsoft plan on extending their Xbox Live environment to both Android and iOS.

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Xbox Live Gold weekend starts Friday: 360 for USA and Canada

Xbox Live Gold weekend starts Friday: 360 for USA and Canada

Supposing you're one of the massive number of gamers out there with an Xbox 360 that's also one of the (comparatively few) that doesn't work with Xbox Life Gold, today is another one of those weekends where it's your time to shine. This weekend begins at one minute after midnight tonight for the latest Free Xbox Live Gold weekend for Xbox 360 users exclusively.

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Call of Duty: Ghosts Onslaught DLC gameplay expands in “CODnapped”

Call of Duty: Ghosts Onslaught DLC gameplay expands in “CODnapped”

While we're so close to the release of the Xbox One-first release of the Call of Duty: Ghosts expansion "Onslaught" we can taste it, there's a bit more work the company behind promotion the release has to do before we get there. The most recent release here comes in the form of a 1080p video that likely cost one whole heck of a lot of cash to produce. Working with real-deal live-action effects and your favorite British name-face Stephen Graham - from Gangs of New York, Snatch, and a whole lot of other films - you'll find this video spot taking that one extra step toward reality.

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Xbox One update will make online social features more accessible

Xbox One update will make online social features more accessible

Microsoft revealed an upcoming update to the nascent Xbox One console that will hopefully improve the overall gaming experience, even those parts not directly involved in gameplay. The major update will be fixing issues that revolve around the console's more social aspects, particularly its online features.

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Xbox One Verizon FiOS TV app live with Xbox LIVE Gold

Xbox One Verizon FiOS TV app live with Xbox LIVE Gold

Subscribers to the Verizon FiOS TV and internet service as well as the Xbox One's Xbox Gold program will find no less than a full-fledged app for the service. This means that users will be able to browse 74 live channels with next-generation console as easy as it would be to tap with any other app. This release is being pushed right this minute to the Xbox One.

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