What does being a next-gen game or hardware mean, exactly? While the answer is kind of murky—in some ways, the coming generation doesn't feel like a huge departure from our current generation of hardware —one of the places we can see concrete changes is when it comes to multiplayer games.
Clever, clever Nyko. Banking on Xbox Smart Glass and the second-screen experience being a big part of the next generation of consoles, they've readied a means to bolt your phone onto your Xbox One or PlayStation 4 controller.
Smartglass should deliver a bunch of new functionality to multiplayer gaming on Xbox One, if this demonstration is any sign. It'll keep tabs on your friends' in-game progress and, ostensibly, find more competitive quickmatches suited to your playing skill.
When Microsoft first announced its Smartglass technology at E3, I figured it would end up like the console's video marketplace, or Facebook application. A neat idea for the guys in marketing, but wholly uninteresting for the average user.
How good is the Xbox 360's impersonation of the Wii U? If you have Forza Horizon, a Windows Tablet, an Xbox 360 and-oh yeah, power in your home and Internet (not guaranteed in times like these!)-you can find out. The game's SmartGlass support just went live. Full press release below. And note how this works: they're…
Microsoft has released the list of games and apps that will support Smartglass when it launches on Friday.
I know what you're thinking. "Boy, I wish I could use my iPad to control my Xbox 360."
Microsoft's Don Mattrick has quietly announced today that Halo 4 will, in some way, work with the company's upcoming Surface tablets.
While E3 was occupying everyone's attention last week, Nintendo held an analyst event for their investors. During the Q&A, one meeting participant honed in on something many of us have been wondering since Microsoft unveiled their SmartGlass, and posed the question: "Are you worried about SmartGlass? How does…
Before E3, Microsoft registered every possible permutation of "XboxSmartGlass" and "MicrosoftSmartGlass," tipping off Monday's reveal of the technology that will connect the Xbox 360 to Android and iOS devices. Well, they got every possible combination except one: "XboxSmartGlass.com."
Ubisoft's new zombie game ZombiU really impressed me when I played it at E3.
Microsoft demonstrated their Xbox Smart Glass tech today at E3, linking consumers' smartphones and tablets to their Xbox games and media. Not only does Smart Glass manage video playback across devices and add extra content to video, but it also makes your currently existing touch device into, essentially, a remote…
Microsoft demonstrated their new Smart Glass tech today at E3. And sure, it's cool that you can watch a video on your iPhone, iPad, Android phone, or computer, tell it to pause, and resume seamlessly on your Xbox later.