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Xbox One sales hit 3m+ in 2013

Xbox One sales hit 3m+ in 2013

Microsoft sold more than three million Xbox One consoles in 2013, the company has announced, throwing down the gauntlet to Sony in the next-gen console wars. The new hardware set records for Xbox sales, with Microsoft admitting that it couldn't keep up with demand in the run-up to the holidays, with most retailers in the thirteen countries the console was on sale being out of stock.

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Xbox One: Here’s where to start

Xbox One: Here’s where to start

So you’ve just gotten an Xbox One as a gift this holiday season: there are a few things you’ll want to do before you star going hog-wild with it. The first - of course - is bringing in the Day 1 Update. After that, you’ll have to decide what you’ll be wanting to do with your machine from the get-go: download the entertainment apps, download the free game demos, or jump right in on a game you also happen to have gotten with the machine.

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Xbox One laptop mod made real

Xbox One laptop mod made real

Quick to the hacking switch this week is James “DarkUncle” Terry with an Xbox One laptop modified unit. This machine works with a relatively large bulk, but a massive amount of ability to boot, of course, as it’s working with the same capabilities as the original. Here the machine works with its own display that folds up, Kinect on the side, and the same beastly power brick. The standard Xbox One Wireless Controller works just fine, as well.

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Xbox One Review

Xbox One Review

Microsoft is certain the Xbox One is their key to taking over living room entertainment in its entirety. Experiencing the Xbox One for the first time will almost certainly remind users of their first time working with Windows 8 - there's a lot of tiles to be tapped, and they're not always the easiest to traverse. In the Xbox One is Microsoft's extended Windows experience, coming closer to the do-everything ecosystem the brand has been cultivating over the past several years.

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South Park video game censored: replaced by Crying Koala

South Park video game censored: replaced by Crying Koala

The comedic tendencies and control the creators of South Park have over all of their products runs deep. This point is made clear in the bit of info coming in from Australia this week about their newest video game called South Park: The Stick of Truth surrounding the censoring going on in the country's vision for purity.

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Xbox One and 360 exclusive documentary series starts in 2014 with Atari Burial

Xbox One and 360 exclusive documentary series starts in 2014 with Atari Burial

There's a documentary series approaching the world which will cover a collection of oddities in our modern technological landscape, entirely exclusive to Xbox One and Xbox 360 and beginning with the Atari landfill. These folks begin with another exclusive - rights to the upheaval of a landfill stocked with massive amounts of the video game "ET the Video Game" tossed there after Atari saw "overwhelmingly negative" feedback in 1983. If this all seems interesting to you already, you'll be in for a real treat.

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Xbox Video arrives on Windows Phone 8

Xbox Video arrives on Windows Phone 8

Microsoft's video-selling kingdom has arrived in Xbox form for their mobile devices in the Windows Phone 8 Xbox Video app. This app takes on all the abilities of the Xbox One's Xbox Video app, delivering you access to your account on the go. This app allows you to both buy and watch videos on your smartphone, adding these videos to your account that you can then watch on your Xbox One as well.

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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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PlayStation 4 sales broke record in November, reports NPD Group

PlayStation 4 sales broke record in November, reports NPD Group

The console wars are ones that know little bounds, and in them are all sorts of claims and proclamations. Sony fans have a reason to cheer, according to a report just released by NPD Group: the PlayStation 4 is reported as having the highest first-month sales number for any hardware platform. This goes for sales in November. Microsoft isn't entirely left out of the mix, however, with the report showing a close race in the weekly numbers.

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