Topic: Gaming

Microsoft Bringing 360 Games to Xbox One; Retail Price Cuts Continue
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Microsoft Bringing 360 Games to Xbox One; Retail Price Cuts Continue

The current console war between Microsoft and Sony is barely half a year old, but conventional wisdom says that the PlayStation 4 is winning over the Xbox One pretty handily so far. But Microsoft seems determined to … [Read more...]

Target’s Offering Major Video Game Deals April 6-12
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Target’s Offering Major Video Game Deals April 6-12

Looking to add to your video game collection? From April 6 through April 12, Target will make it pretty cost-effective for you to do so. The retailer plans to offer a Buy 2, Get 1 Free deal on "over a thousand titles … [Read more...]

Doom Creator & Oculus CTO John Carmack Seems Okay with Working for Facebook Now
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Doom Creator & Oculus CTO John Carmack Seems Okay with Working for Facebook Now

Less than a week ago, Facebook stunned the tech world by spending $2 billion to acquire virtual reality start-up Oculus, and the company’s in-development headset, the Rift. The backlash among former Oculus fans was … [Read more...]

Xbox ‘Games with Gold’ for April: ‘Hitman: Absolution’ and ‘Deadlight’
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Xbox ‘Games with Gold’ for April: ‘Hitman: Absolution’ and ‘Deadlight’

With April 1 fast approaching, Microsoft's Major Nelson has revealed the next two games in the "Games with Gold" program: Hitman: Absolution and Deadlight. The two games stay true to the recent Microsoft formula: an … [Read more...]

Microsoft Appoints Phil Spencer as Head of Xbox
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Microsoft Appoints Phil Spencer as Head of Xbox

The Microsoft executive shakeup continues today as the company has officially appointed Phil Spencer as the Head of Xbox, picking up where former Xbox Leader Don Mattrick left off. Don Mattrick notably left the position … [Read more...]

Batman: Arkham City Headlines Free PlayStation Plus Titles for April
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Batman: Arkham City Headlines Free PlayStation Plus Titles for April

The latest Batman video game series has been held in high regard; especially the titles developed by Rocksteady Studios.  One of those, Batman: Arkham City, will be available as a free PlayStation 3 download for … [Read more...]

Microsoft Will Bring Reputation Warnings to the Xbox One This Month
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Microsoft Will Bring Reputation Warnings to the Xbox One This Month

The concept of player reputation isn't new to the Xbox universe; the Xbox 360 has had a reputation system in place for years. But it appears that Microsoft is making it a bigger part of its newest console, the Xbox One. … [Read more...]

Minecraft Creator “Notch” Cancels Minecraft for Oculus Following Facebook Acquisition
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Minecraft Creator “Notch” Cancels Minecraft for Oculus Following Facebook Acquisition

Here it is, the first causality of Facebook's acquisition of the promising virtual reality company Oculus today. Minecraft and Mojang creator Markus Perrson, better known by his online nickname "Notch", has just … [Read more...]

Virtual Insanity: Facebook Drops $2 Billion to Buy VR-Maker Oculus
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Virtual Insanity: Facebook Drops $2 Billion to Buy VR-Maker Oculus

News broke moments ago that Facebook will spend $2 billion to acquire Oculus, the Kickstarted maker of the Rift, a virtual reality headset that’s had the gaming world talking for the last several months. While not as … [Read more...]

Discount: Xbox One Down to $449 at Walmart
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Discount: Xbox One Down to $449 at Walmart

Waiting for an Xbox One price drop to get into the game? Now's your chance. Walmart is currently selling Microsoft's latest game console for $449. That's $50 off the Xbox One's MSRP, and the discount applies to bundles … [Read more...]