Topic: Gaming

Vine App Swings onto Xbox One, Available Now

Vine App Swings onto Xbox One, Available Now

Do you like to watch short, hilarious videos? Do you enjoy obnoxious headline puns? If so, this post is going to make you very happy. I've managed to work something groan-worthy into the header text, and Microsoft and … [Read more...]

Xbox One Will Finally Reach its Multimedia Potential with Official Plex App

Xbox One Will Finally Reach its Multimedia Potential with Official Plex App

If there is one area that the Xbox family of consoles has fallen short in, it's the handling of local network media. Even the Xbox 360, which supported DLNA, couldn't pull off what a Plex-powered home theater PC could; … [Read more...]

Two Weeks with Destiny

Two Weeks with Destiny

We're two weeks (and a day) past the release of Destiny, the big-budget title from famed Halo studio Bungie, and, so far, a lot of the reviews haven't been that great. The game currently sits at a 77 on Metacritic, … [Read more...]

Oculus Unveils Crescent Bay Prototype and Gear VR Details

Oculus Unveils Crescent Bay Prototype and Gear VR Details

Over the weekend, virtual reality startup – and Facebook subsidiary – Oculus held its first developers conference, Oculus Connect. There, the company showed off a whole bunch of cool stuff, not least of which was a … [Read more...]

Microsoft to Acquire Minecraft for $2.5B

Microsoft to Acquire Minecraft for $2.5B

Confirming rumors from last week, today Microsoft announced it was buying Mojang, the Swedish game developer behind Minecraft. The cost of the acquisition is $2.5 billion, a purchase that Microsoft says will “break … [Read more...]

Will Microsoft Buy Mojang for $2 Billion?

Will Microsoft Buy Mojang for $2 Billion?

It seems that Microsoft is in a spending mood; a new report from the Wall Street Journal yesterday says that Microsoft “is in serious discussions” to buy Mojang, the Swedish game developer behind the megahit … [Read more...]

Gear VR to Cost $199, But No Galaxy Note 4 Included

Gear VR to Cost $199, But No Galaxy Note 4 Included

Last week, Samsung finally unveiled the long-rumored Gear VR headset, a slick looking piece of hardware that gives users mobile virtual reality experiences. On Friday, the company told VentureBeat that the headset itself … [Read more...]

DEAL: Free Game With the Purchase of an Xbox One, from Sept. 7-13

DEAL: Free Game With the Purchase of an Xbox One, from Sept. 7-13

Have you been holding out for a great Xbox One deal? With Madden 15 just released and Destiny coming on September 9, the deals may not get any better than this one. From September 7-13, anyone who purchases an Xbox … [Read more...]

Grand Theft Auto 5 for Xbox One, PS4, PC is Indeed Coming This Fall

Grand Theft Auto 5 for Xbox One, PS4, PC is Indeed Coming This Fall

The rumor mill disappointed some fans of the Grand Theft Auto franchise recently, as word got around that the next-generation version of GTA 5 might be delayed. Thankfully, that won't be the case. According to … [Read more...]

The Latest Remastered Halo 2 Map to Be Unveiled is Lockout

The Latest Remastered Halo 2 Map to Be Unveiled is Lockout

I haven't played a game of Halo 2 since 2005. That is nine years ago. Nine years since I logged into Xbox Live on my now-ancient Xbox and got into some Halo 2 multiplayer. Nine years. A lot has happened since then, … [Read more...]