Xbox One Free Game Sale

Buy an Xbox One and Get Any Game for Free – Here’s What You Need to Know

By on June 23, 2015 at 6:15 PM.

Buy an Xbox One and Get Any Game for Free – Here’s What You Need to Know

If you’ve managed to avoid buying one of the new game consoles for this long, it’s probably either because you have no interest in picking one up or you’re just waiting for the perfect moment to strike. In the week following E3, Microsoft is doing its best to offer that perfect moment by giving away a free game of your choice with any Xbox One console sale. More →

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Microsoft Once Again Confuses Everyone About Who Gets Windows 10 for Free

By on June 22, 2015 at 4:30 PM.

Microsoft Once Again Confuses Everyone About Who Gets Windows 10 for Free

Microsoft’s Windows 10 OS might be one of the company’s most important software releases yet. Not only is the Redmond-based giant looking to unify mobile, desktop and consoles with the help of new software, but Microsoft is also giving it away free of charge to many people who are using older versions of Windows… only the company isn’t always exactly sure who qualifies. More →

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How To Get Windows 10 For Free If You’re Running Windows Vista or XP

By on June 20, 2015 at 6:51 PM.

How To Get Windows 10 For Free If You’re Running Windows Vista or XP

Microsoft over the weekend relayed some good news for folks running older versions of Windows. It turns out that there will be a way for people still running Windows XP or Windows Vista to upgrade to Windows 10 for free. Previously, it was believed that only Windows 7 and Windows 8 users would be eligible for the free upgrade.

Here’s how it all works.

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HoloLens E3 2015 Preview

Hands-On: HoloLens Blew My Mind, But It Has Some Serious Limitations

By on June 17, 2015 at 3:55 PM.

Hands-On: HoloLens Blew My Mind, But It Has Some Serious Limitations

Nothing at Microsoft’s press conference on Monday got a bigger reaction than HoloLens. Being able to peer into the world of a game without having to leave the real world is a fascinating proposition, but does it really work?

I had the opportunity to test out HoloLens in a Halo 5 simulation on Wednesday, and although it wasn’t perfect, I can tell that HoloLens is bringing something entirely new to the table. More →

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Halo 5 Warzone Preview E3 2015

Wayne Brady Just Beat Me at Halo 5

By on June 17, 2015 at 1:29 PM.

Wayne Brady Just Beat Me at Halo 5

The very first demo I had a chance to play at E3 2015 this year was Halo 5’s new multiplayer mode, Warzone. It’s completely unlike the 4 v 4 Arena mode you’re used to, fusing player vs. environment elements with 12 on 12 multiplayer combat. If standard multiplayer isn’t dynamic enough for you, Warzone might be what you’re looking for. More →

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Microsoft E3 2015 Recap

5 biggest announcements from Microsoft’s huge E3 event

By on June 15, 2015 at 4:37 PM.

5 biggest announcements from Microsoft’s huge E3 event

Microsoft’s Xbox One launch was nothing short of an absolute mess. Bad decisions, bad policies and bad public relations had gamers raging right from the console’s unveiling all the way up to its release. Sony’s PlayStation 4 took an early lead in the next-generation console war as a result, and the Xbox One hasn’t been able to make up the ground it lost in those early days.

Many of the Xbox One’s wrongs have been righted at this point. In fact, some of Microsoft’s biggest mistakes were corrected even before the console debuted. And now, Microsoft used E3 2015 to set to stage for the next phase in what could be a comeback for the ages for the Xbox One.

Here are the five most important things the company announced on Monday morning. More →

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Video: This is the HoloLens Minecraft demo that just blew everyone’s minds at E3

By on June 15, 2015 at 3:16 PM.

Video: This is the HoloLens Minecraft demo that just blew everyone’s minds at E3

Warning: If you’re a fan of video games — even a casual gaming fan — we’re not sure there is anything that can prepare you for how insanely awesome the demo video you’re about to watch is.

Microsoft held its huge press event at the annual E3 conference earlier today, and there were several highlights from the show. First and foremost, the company announced that the Xbox One will be backward compatible with Xbox 360 games before the holidays this year. That was enough to make Xbox fans positively giddy, but Microsoft was only getting started.

There’s plenty to be excited about from Microsoft’s E3 2015 event, but there was one demo in particular that riled the audience up more than anything else: Minecraft for Microsoft’s HoloLens. More →

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Xbox One E3 2015 Trailers

Watch: All the new Xbox One trailers Microsoft showed at E3 2015

By on June 15, 2015 at 1:51 PM.

Watch: All the new Xbox One trailers Microsoft showed at E3 2015

Microsoft on Monday unveiled its next plans for the Xbox universe, including Xbox One backwards compatibility and a selection of new awesome games. In what follows, you can see some of the new game trailers that Microsoft and its partners played during the keynote event. More →

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Microsoft E3 2015 Live Stream

Microsoft E3 2015 press conference live stream and live blog – tune in at 12:30PM ET!

By on June 15, 2015 at 11:50 AM.

Microsoft E3 2015 press conference live stream and live blog – tune in at 12:30PM ET!

The first press conference of a very busy Monday is about to begin as Microsoft takes the stage at the Galen Center to discuss the future of the Xbox One. It’s going to be hard to follow up Bethesda’s impressive showing from Sunday night, but Microsoft has a lot to prove with the PS4 regularly trouncing the Xbox One in sales. More →

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Nokia had developed a gorgeous Apple Watch rival… but Microsoft still killed it

By on June 12, 2015 at 4:35 PM.

Nokia had developed a gorgeous Apple Watch rival… but Microsoft still killed it

The Apple Watch has its flaws, but it’s definitely one of the best smartwatches out there. There aren’t many worthy rivals for it just yet, and a new discovery reveals that Microsoft may have killed an amazing smartwatch project after having inherited it from Nokia. More →

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E3 2015 Press Conference Guide

A guide to the E3 2015 press conferences: Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo and more

By on June 12, 2015 at 10:40 AM.

A guide to the E3 2015 press conferences: Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo and more

We’re just a few days away from the start of E3 2015. This year is sure to be packed with exciting announcements from the big three — Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo — as well as EA, Ubisoft, Square Enix, and for the first time, Bethesda.

We’re going to be live from the massive event all week long, and to help you follow along, we’ve put together a press conference guide that you can refer back to when you’re waiting for the next live stream. More →

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Windows 10 Mobile Release Date Phones

Bad news, Windows Phone fans: You’ll have to wait a while before you get Windows 10

By on June 10, 2015 at 8:30 PM.

Bad news, Windows Phone fans: You’ll have to wait a while before you get Windows 10

Microsoft has recently confirmed that Windows 10 is launching on July 29th, but the release doesn’t cover the phone version of the software. However, it looks like Microsoft might have inadvertently leaked the launch time frame for the Windows 10 phone update in a presentation to one of its partners. More →

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