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South Park season 18 starts tonight: Xbox One is ready

South Park season 18 starts tonight: Xbox One is ready

Supposing you’re one of the thousands of citizens of the United States of America that forgoes cable TV here in 2014, you might be seeking out an alternate source for South Park tonight - or tomorrow morning. The 18th season of the series premieres this evening, after all. Lucky you, you Xbox One-owning user - the Comedy Central app launches this week.

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Sunset Overdrive live action trailer: giggles in play

Sunset Overdrive live action trailer: giggles in play

This morning the folks behind Sunset Overdrive have let it be known that they really can’t create a live-action trailer for their game. It’s be too crazy. It’d get too nasty. Instead, they’ve opted to make an effort to parody a behind-the-scenes sort of situation with bright colors and goop.

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Xbox One’s China launch bumped toward end of year

Xbox One’s China launch bumped toward end of year

As of this past summer, Microsoft had announced plans to launch the Xbox One in China on September 23, bringing its latest console to one of the largest markets it could target. Unfortunately for those hoping to grab it next week, the company has announced it must extend the launch date farther into the year.

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This “Wired” Xbox One Controller is the same as the other one

This “Wired” Xbox One Controller is the same as the other one

Today Microsoft has introduced the "Xbox One Controller + Cable for Windows". What we’d like to point out is how extremely similar this controller is to the original. It’s so extremely similar that you might mistake one for the other - shocking!

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Resident Evil Revelations 2 detailed in trailer

Resident Evil Revelations 2 detailed in trailer

The first full-length trailer has arrived for the game Resident Evil Revelations 2. This game will be rolling out with elements from Resident Evil 2, but will move on from that storyline to a new island entirely. This version will star Resident Evil 2’s Claire Redfield and Barry Burton’s daughter Moira.

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Microsoft Minecraft buy: Mojang “as honest as possible”

Microsoft Minecraft buy: Mojang “as honest as possible”

It’s all true - Microsoft has acquired Mojang, the makers of Minecraft. According to Mojang’s Lydia Winters and Owen Hill, "The founders: Notch, Carl, and Jakob are leaving." They go on to note that "We don’t know what they’re planning. It won’t be Minecraft-related but it will probably be cool."

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Xbox One laptop mod takes console on the road

Xbox One laptop mod takes console on the road

Turning a regular console into a portable version isn't new, but Xbox One gamers seem to have been too busy playing so far to have taken the time to convert their Microsoft system into a "laptop" form factor. James "DarkUncle" Terry cooked one up back in December 2013 for a private client, and now, with the help of a couple of Makerbot Replicator 2 3D printers and a little patience, modder Ed Zarick is also coaxing the contents of an Xbox One casing into a more portable version.

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Xbox 360 Holiday bundles include blue console

Xbox 360 Holiday bundles include blue console

Microsoft has revealed its Xbox 360 holiday bundles. Starting next month, gamers will be able to get a deep blue special edition console from Walmart, which will be joined by a controller with the same dark blue design and light blue edging. This is joined by some other products that will be arriving in time for the holidays.

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Xbox One Midnight Forces controller up for pre-order

Xbox One Midnight Forces controller up for pre-order

Microsoft's upcoming Midnight Forces Xbox One controller is a Best Buy exclusive up for pre-order at $65 USD, set to officially launch later on this month. With the controller comes a distinct blue-and-black camo design reminiscent of military themes, hence the name.

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Xbox One and PS4 gold editions surface in Dubai

Xbox One and PS4 gold editions surface in Dubai

If you prefer your gaming consoles with a side dish of expensive novelty, Dubai has a gold-case edition of the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 right up your alley. Both are, as you'd imagine, quite expensive, and have made their public debut at the Games14 convention.

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Xbox One October update preview: Snaps, DLNA, and TVs

Xbox One October update preview: Snaps, DLNA, and TVs

Major Nelson is ramping up the hype for the Xbox One's next system update even as Microsoft just rolled out the September update two weeks ago. Those who are part of the Xbox One preview program will, of course, get to enjoy, and test, new features in advance, including more Snap mode apps, DLNA support, and for those lucky enough to have one, the new Digital TV Tuner.

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Batman: Arkham Knight release joined by Batmobile Edition

Batman: Arkham Knight release joined by Batmobile Edition

There’s nothing like a good Special Edition release of a video game to get you hyped up about owning the actual software. Nothing like a good Batmobile, either. That’s why the folks at Rocksteady Studios and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have teamed up with the model-makers at Triforce to create a fully transformable Batmobile for their big-time release.

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