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Ridiculous Argument On Xbox Live Takes A Suddenly Civil Turn

You often hear of people (and children) bickering on Xbox Live, especially within the communities of shooter games like Call of Duty: Ghosts in this example. But you rarely hear about them making peace just shortly after calling each other bunches of **** with **** who should go **** with **** in the ****. » 8/08/14 11:30am 8/08/14 11:30am

Guacamelee and BattleBlock Theater Hit Games With Gold In July

After bringing Games with Gold to Xbox One for the first time in June, Microsoft is following up with the best selection of games the program has seen so far in July. Xbox One owners will get the excellent Guacamelee: Super Turbo Championship Edition on July 2, the day it debuts, while 360 owners can grab BattleBlock… » 6/26/14 4:45pm 6/26/14 4:45pm

​Xbox Live Prepares to Warn and Punish Players With Bad Reputations

There are a lot of people on Xbox Live. Some of them are cool and do incredible things. Others are jerks who ruin the multiplayer experience for everybody else. New changes coming this month to Microsoft's online service will soon be doling out penalties and rewards to the trolls or decent people you're playing with. » 3/26/14 1:30pm 3/26/14 1:30pm

The Guy Looking To Expose Online Gaming's Worst Jerks

The guy recording racist and sexist crap in online multiplayer matches know he's going to stop doing it soon. "I really only play one game these days; [Call of Duty:]Ghosts on Xbox Live," he says. "I am a pretty nasty FIFA player but I really don't want to invest any more money or time into video games. I'm pretty… » 3/13/14 4:00pm 3/13/14 4:00pm

​Coming Soon (Maybe) to Your Xbox Dashboard: Political Ads

Video games can be great place to escape the drudgery of the real world. No need to think about tax rates, paying utility bills or contractor rates when you're in a Halo multiplayer match. But the dirtiest competition in the real world—jockeying for elected office—might be landing up on an Xbox near you, if Microsoft… » 3/07/14 7:15pm 3/07/14 7:15pm

Last Year's Portable Batman Hits Consoles and PC in April

Two Batman games came out last year. The big console version, Batman: Arkham Origins, came from a new development studio. That game's overshadowed, on-the-go semi-sequel Batman: Arkham Origins: Blackgate came from Armature, a collective of creators who helped make the great Metroid Prime games. Previously released… » 2/20/14 10:00am 2/20/14 10:00am