Posts Tagged ‘XBOX Live’

Are Xbox Live Gold Members Getting Free Game Trials??

by John Lomagaon 08/21/2014
The short answer, pretty likely. This morning a sharp eyed/lucky redditor stumbled across a possible new Xbox Live Gold perk, “Free Play Day with Gold”. As this member was checking out the latest Games with Gold offers, they noticed that Max and the Curse of The Brotherhood came up on their screen with the new free […]

Forza Horizon 2 Driving Social Trailer

by John Lomagaon 08/12/2014
This Fall Turn 10 is bringing big social aspects to Forza Horizon 2. With car clubs reaching 1000 players, gamers will have lots of options to play online and even offline with their friends. Besides the normal stats tracking found in many racing games lately, you’ll be able to seamlessly jump online and explore or […]


Respawn Entertainment Explains the Xbox Cloud and using it for Titanfall

by Deeon 06/24/2013
Abbie Heppe of Respawn Entertainment took to their website to write a blog post about what the Xbox Cloud is doing for developers on the Xbox One. Respawn gives the details on what Microsoft is really offering to these studios. From the looks of it, Microsoft is offering cheap dedicated servers to let multiplayer lag […]


Irrational Games Announces BioShock Infinite Season Pass

by VGR Staffon 02/21/2013
Irrational Games today announced that production of downloadable content has recently begun for BioShock Infinite and revealed details of the BioShock Infinite Season Pass.  Three all-new add-on packs will provide hours of additional gameplay and continue the player’s journey in the sky-city of Columbia with new stories, characters, abilities and weapons. Those who purchase the […]

Tomb Raider Reboot: Why Multiplayer?

by VGR Staffon 02/14/2013
“I finally set out to make my mark.  To find adventure.  But instead … adventure found me.”   On September 15, 1996, Core Design & Eidos Interactive introduced the world to a beautiful, intelligent and athletic British archaeologist named Lara Croft.  And we immediately fell in love with this puzzle solving heroine! We explored the […]


Wreckateer Review

by Joshon 07/27/2012
With summer now officially in full swing, Xbox Live’s annual Summer of Arcade event was kicked off last week as Tony Hawk Pro Skater HD skated in to our homes only to have the physics based Kinect-specific title, Wreckateer, explode this week on XBLA. Developed by Iron Galaxy Studios and published by Microsoft Studios, Wreckateer […]


NCAA Football 13 Playbook #4: Heisman Challenge Unveiled

by Joshon 05/30/2012
Put in your mouthpiece, slap on your shoulder pads and grab your helmet because EA SPORTS has unveiled Playbook #4: Heisman Challenge for the upcoming release of their bestselling sports title, NCAA Football 13!!! The fourth release in the EA SPORTS NCAA Football 13 Playbook series, “Heisman Challenge” is now available on the NCAA Football […]

2K Sports & Spike TV will Celebrate the Newest Millionaire on May 24th

by Jason Mon 04/26/2012
  2K Sports announced today that they have partnered up with Spike TV to produce and air this year’s $1 Million Dollar Perfect Game Challenge in New York City at the MLB FanCave. The TV show will air on May 24th at 11:30PM ET/PT, it will be 30 minutes. After a single-elimination competition the newest […]


MW3 Content Collection #1 Drops on Xbox LIVE

by Joshon 03/20/2012
Modern Warfare 3 Xbox 360 owners can rejoice as Activision announced today the availability of the new Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 DLC, labeled as Content Collection #1 on Xbox LIVE.  The collection features the two new epic Special Ops missions “Black Ice” and “Negotiator” and four new, adrenaline-fueled multiplayer maps. Featuring six fully-fledged […]

2K Sports Releases First Trailer for MLB 2K12

by Joshon 01/31/2012
With 2K Sports first trailer release of Major League Baseball 2K12, America’s favorite pastime video game has never looked better. The video teases My Player mode in which you take control of a minor league rookie in his first career at-bat against the 2011 AL Cy Young and MVP award winning pitcher, Justin Verlander of […]


All-New Launch Trailer for The Darkness II Featuring NIN Soundtrack

by Joshon 01/24/2012
What do the The Darkness II and Trent Reznor’s badass band the Nine Inch Nails have in common?!?!  In the real word, probably not much, but put the two together in a launch trailer and they make waiting for the February 7th release of this game seem like a helluva long time! 2K Games released […]

Xbox Live Implementing Beacon Feature

by Deeon 11/09/2011
The My Xbox tab that many of us have come familiar with on will be replaced soon with a new Social tab. This tab will include a feature that will also be added to the newest Xbox 360 Dashboard update. This feature is the Beacon. Beacons will allow players to put out an all […]


XBL Deal of the Week: 30% off Gamertag Change

by Deeon 08/02/2011
Whatever the reason, if you’ve been considering a gamertag change, now is the time to do it. The Deal of the Week, which offers special discounts each week for Gold members, is featuring the gamertag name change for only 560 Microsoft Points, a 30% savings. How to change your Xbox LIVE gamertag: On your console, […]
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The Gunstringer/Fruit Ninja Kinect Retail Bundle

by Deeon 07/27/2011
This September  Twisted Pixel’s Kinect-enabled action shooter “The Gunstringer” and the highly anticipated “Fruit Ninja Kinect” will be bundled together at retail for just $39.99. The retail bundle will be available September 13 in North America, Australia, New Zealand and Asia; and September 16 in EMEA. In “The Gunstringer”, you control a fiery gun-toting marionette […]


Madden NFL 12 Online Communities Detailed

by John Lomagaon 07/26/2011
Have you ever been frustrated with the gamers you’ve been pitted against in Madden NFL Online?  Well now you and up to 2,000 of your friends can build your own Madden NFL Online Community.  Gamers of similar ilk can play head to head with their own set of rules and their own leader boards.  Here […]

Xbox Live Was NOT Hacked By LulzSec… Not Directly

by John Lomagaon 06/17/2011
The internet was set ablaze a short time ago with numerous reports about Xbox Live accounts being hacked by the hacker group LulzSec, who have been in the new as of late.  These reports are spawned by many sites not doing their homework.  Yesterday LulzSec released a text file with 62,000+ email addresses and passwords […]