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Microsoft’s New Text Swear Filter Is Out Now, You Potty Mouths

Microsoft is looking to make your online Xbox experience a bit more pleasant. In a new Xbox Wire blog post, the company expressed its desire to build a more “positive gaming community.” How is it planning to achieve that goal? Introducing text filters that let you change up the level of potentially offensive content you […]

Microsoft's E3 2019 Presentation Will Show Off 14 First Party Games

Microsoft Announces An Xbox One Update For October 2019

This morning, Microsoft announced all the details for an upcoming update to Xbox One, which will hit the console sometime this month. While the company hasn’t put an official release date on it, they did give a preview of what’s to come, some of which we have for you here. The big addition is that […]

Xbox Game Pass Adds New Titles & Limited-Time Spotify Offer

Xbox Game Pass users are in for a treat with the new games coming to the service. Microsoft announced a series of titles on their way starting this week through October 14. There are a handful of great titles, including a throwback that’s well worth playing. Starting this week, you can play Dishonored 2, which […]

“Minecraft Dungeons” Receives A New Cinematic Trailer

Microsoft and Mojang released a brand new trailer today for Minecraft Dungeons, giving the game a much more cinematic feeling to the story.  We’re still probably a good six months out from seeing anything, as the game is currently slated for a Spring 2020 release. But this is a pretty decent look at what’s to […]

Xbox Will Expand Voice Capabilities With Google Assistant

Microsoft announced today that they would be rolling out a new beta on to add support and better voice capabilities for Google Assistant. The company made the call from consumer feedback, and have decided to act on it to better suit the needs of their community. Below are some of the details from today’s announcement […]

Microsoft Gives More Details To Project xCloud During Inside Xbox

Microsoft Gives More Details To Project xCloud During Inside Xbox

During this week’s Inside Xbox, we got a brief preview of the new Project xCloud system and what it means for Microsoft and Xbox players. The company did a slight preview of what the platform is and how the tech works to stream games from the cloud. Essentially, the Xbox version of what Google Stadia […]

The Outer Worlds – Official Announcement Trailer

“The Outer Worlds” Will Be The Focus For Inside Xbox Tomorrow

Tomorrow is going to be insane between Xbox and PlayStation showing off new things, as The Outer Worlds will be part of Inside Xbox. The company revealed on Twitter that the game would be front-and-center for the presentation, along with a number of other games. You can see the teaser trailer below along with the […]

“Sea Of Thieves” Announces The New “Smuggler’s Fortune” Update

The next update is coming to Sea of Thieves as Rare and Microsoft have shown off the Smuggler’s Fortune update and The Pirate Emporium. You can read more details here and below along with the trailer, but the shorthand is you’re getting a new adventure and things to find. They have added a bunch of […]

Dave Batista Comes To "Gears 5" As A Multiplayer Character

Dave Bautista Comes To “Gears 5” As A Multiplayer Character

WWE fans are going to be getting a cool surprise as Dave Bautista will be stepping into Gears 5 as a multiplayer character. Microsoft has a whole a story about it on Xbox Wire, but the short version is that it came about during a promo for the game on the WWE Network. Batista has […]

Mixer Announces New Creator Program With Xbox Game Pass

Mixer Announces New Creator Program With Xbox Game Pass

Mixer has announced plans today to incorporate a new promotion to help their Partners get more money by pimping out Xbox Game Pass. You can read part of the blog below, but essentially, their latest program gives Mixer Partners a $3 kickback for getting people to sign up for Xbox Game Pass. That’s an interesting […]

Gears 5 Will Have You Earn Content Instead Of Buying It

“Gears 5” Debuts Campaign Story Trailer At Gamescom 2019

Microsoft and The Coalition brought their own trailers to Gamescom 2019 as we got a brand new look at the campaign for Gears 5. Not a lot was said or mentioned about the trailer beyond the bits and pieces we got. Not to mention not knowing how it all connects. Basically, we got a semi-story […]

The Creative Director For “Halo Infinite” Leaves 343 Industries

Tim Longo, who was serving as the creative director behind Halo Infinite during production, has departed 343 Industries this past week. The news came down from Kotaku, who got the quote from Microsoft we have for you here, discussing team changes. It appears to be part of a bigger changing of the leadership within the […]

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“Sea Of Thieves” Announces Monthly Update & “Dark Relics” Content

Rare announced this week some brand new updates coming to Sea Of Thieves, including a free content schedule and the introduction of Dark Relics. The company released a ton of information about their latest update here, which you can read some of it below and check out the latest trailer. But the also announced the […]

Inside Xbox Announces Their Return To Gamescom 2019

Inside Xbox Announces Their Return To Gamescom 2019

Xbox has a big announcement of sorts this week as they let fans know that Inside Xbox would be making a return at Gamescom 2019. The show will be bringing fans of the console news and info from Cologne, Germany on Monday, August 19th. We have details for you below on the plans for the […]

Has the Console Wars Gone Stagnant? [OPINION]

Opinion: Has The Console Wars Gone Stagnant?

Is there any place really to go left in the console war? Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo seem to do everything they can in this copycat industry. Sony and Microsoft’s consoles the PlayStation and Xbox go neck-to-neck when it comes to physical capabilities and adopting similar technology, while Nintendo’s achieved what they always wanted with the […]

"Halo: The Master Chief Collection" Will Offer A One-Time File Transfer

“Halo: The Master Chief Collection” Will Offer A One-Time File Transfer

343 Industries are offering players a chance to transfer their Halo files over to the PC version of Halo: The Master Chief Collection this month. To be clear about this, you’re getting a chance to move maps and game types over from Halo 3, 4, and Reach. That way all of the content you’ve created in those […]

There’s A Hidden Cortana Message In The “Halo Infinite” Trailer

Over a month after we got the first real cinematic trailer for Halo Infinite at E3, someone found a secret in the trailer that we all missed. For fans, we had been so focused on just seeing a real trailer instead of just random shots of scenery that very few of us caught a secret […]

Gears 5 Will Have You Earn Content Instead Of Buying It

“Gears 5” Multiplayer Tech Test Open For All Xbox Live Gold Members

Xbox Game Studios has announced that the Gears 5 versus multiplayer tech test will be open for all Xbox Live Gold members this weekend. The Tech Test will kick off today starting at 10am PDT and run through Monday, July 29th at the same time. Keep in mind that this is just a test and […]

"Psychonauts 2" Pushed Back to 2020 By Double Fine

“Psychonauts 2” Pushed Back to 2020 By Double Fine

Double Fine Productions, the folks behind the highly-anticipated Psychonauts 2, have announced that they are pushing their game back to 2020. This comes on the heels of a very celebratory E3, where Double Fine announced that they had been acquired by Microsoft. Now, is this bad news for the 24,000 or so people that backed […]

Microsoft, Nintendo, & Sony Warn Trump Tariffs Will Cost Consumers More

Microsoft, Nintendo, & Sony Warn Trump Tariffs Will Cost Consumers More

If you ever want to make gamers get out and vote, letting them know they’ll end up paying more for their consoles with tariffs will do the trick. In a joint letter to President Donald Trump, representatives for Microsoft, Nintendo, and Sony sent a joint letter addressing the impact of tariffs on the video game […]