PSA: Halo 4’s Crimson Map Pack Launches Today!


It’s been a few weeks since the launch of Halo 4 now, and that means most of you have probably finished the single player already. The only thing left to do is dive into some online multiplayer, and fortunately, Microsoft has some new maps launching today that will make for even more variety in your online matches. […]

Major Nelson: Microsoft Sold Over 750,000 Consoles In The U.S On The Week Of Black Friday


The Xbox 360 launched on November 22nd in 2005, making it a 7 year console last week. Because of the recession that started in 2008 and lack of willingness on the part of consumers to buy a new console, the previous generation of consoles has been more long lived than usual. But even with its […]

Microsoft Is Sending Special Xboxen To Their Oldest Xbox Live Subscribers


With the tenth birthday of Xbox Live going down later this week, Microsoft has previously indicated that they plan to celebrate the occasion in some fashion. It’s been a remarkably successful service, and Microsoft has every reason to celebrate, but they haven’t really spilled the beans on what they have in mind for that celebration…until […]

Halo 4 Is The ‘Biggest Entertainment Launch Of The Year’, Makes $220 Million On Day One


Halo 4, the latest in the Halo franchise, was released on November 6th for the Xbox 360 by Microsoft Studios and 343 Industries. This is the first Halo game to be developed by 343 Industries, whereas the previous ones were by Bungie. According to a Press Release, Halo 4 has managed $220 Million in first-day sales […]

Xbox 360 Holiday Bundles With 50$ Off Promotion


Still don’t have an Xbox 360? Why not get one now. Major retailers including Best Buy, Walmart, Gamestop, Amazon, Target, and Toys R Us are now retailing the Xbox 360 holiday console bundles for 50$ less than usual. If that’s not enough, Best Buy will be having this console bundle for only $199.99 for their […]

Big Update For Xbox 360 Dashboard Begins Rolling Out Today


It’s been in Beta for awhile now, but it looks like the newest version of the Xbox 360 dashboard is finally ready for primetime. A post on Major Nelson’s blog indicates that the update will begin deployment today, and continue over the next couple weeks until everyone is covered. It’s a pretty significant update, with some […]

Xbox Music Goes Live Today, Available Now On Xbox 360 And On Windows 8 Devices At Launch


The latest competitor for music streaming services like Spotify and Rdio launches today, and this one promises to be a heavy hitter; it’s the first-party Microsoft music service, Xbox Music, and it will come preinstalled on all Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 devices when they begin shipping on October 26. It’s also available right now […]

Xbox Music Will Launch Alongside Windows 8, On October 26th


October is shaping up to be a big month for Microsoft. They’ve already announced that October 26th will be the official release date for Windows 8, as well as their Windows-powered Surface tablet. Now, another product will be joining those two, as The Verge is reporting that Xbox Music will launch on October 26th as […]

[How To] Use An Xbox 360 Controller With Any Game On A Mac


The Xbox 360 controller automatically works with Windows thanks to built-in driver support (although the wireless version requires a special receiver). If you want to use the 360 controller on unsupported games on Windows, all you need is a keymapper like Xpadder. Since Macs don’t have the same built-in driver support, the process of pairing […]

Armored Kill DLC For Battlefield 3 Release Date Announced


DICE and EA have been hard at work on bringing more downloadable content (DLC) to their flagship, Battlefield 3 game since its launch last year. The first DLC, Back to Karkand, added several new maps, weapons, dog tags and vehicles. Followed several months later Close Quarters was released which feature tighter maps for a more intimate playing […]