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Microsoft points finally getting the boot

Microsoft Points Finally Getting The Boot

As we already know that Microsoft is going to scrap the infamous Xbox Live currency, the Microsoft Points soon. In a notice on its site, the company writes that Microsoft Points will no longer be available for earning via Microsoft’s Xbox Live Rewards program come August 1. Xbox Live Programs is a free offer by…

Age of empires coming to android and ios

Age of Empires Coming To Android and iOS

Microsoft is planning to bring its Xbox and PC titles to mobile platforms like iOS and Android, starting with the most popular strategy game, Age of Empires If the recent report via Reuters is to be believed then Microsoft has signed a deal with Klab Inc., a Japanese company to help it bring some of…

Windows 8. 1: what’s new

Windows 8.1: What’s New

Windows 8 was released on October 26, 2012. Now, eight months and more than 100 million licenses later, Microsoft has released an update – Windows 8.1, or Windows Blue, as its been called. So what does this update bring to the table? Quite a lot, actually. Before a full release is made available in the…

Windows 8. 1 preview available for download now

Windows 8.1 Preview Available for Download Now

Windows 8 wasn’t much success because users were not ready for the Metro UI yet, and they still wanted the desktop mode with the infamous Start button on their machines. Well, Microsoft has released a preview for their latest Windows 8.1, bringing a lot of demanded features back. The preview is now available for free…

Nintendo 3ds outsold microsoft xbox 360 in u. S.

Nintendo 3DS Outsold Microsoft Xbox 360 in U.S.

Microsoft Xbox 360 was the number one selling console in the US market for 29 months straight up until May. However, things changed for the Microsoft gaming machine in May, when the Nintendo 3DS console outsold the Xbox 360 and became the top selling console for the month of May. The Xbox 360 has been…

Microsoft offering up to $100k to app developers

Microsoft Offering Up To $100K to App Developers

Microsoft is trying really hard to bring as many developers to its Windows Phone platform as it possibly can and fortunately for the company, many developers have ported their apps to the platform. Now, Microsoft has taken a bold step to encourage more developers to bring their apps to the platform, by offering up to…

I am going to buy an xbox one, here’s why

I Am Going To Buy An Xbox One, Here’s Why

Yes, you read it right! I’m going to buy the Xbox One regardless of all the crap everybody’s been throwing at Microsoft for introducing some harsh policies. The Xbox One is not at all that bad, most of the comments you find on the internet are from people who weren’t even going to buy the…

Xbox one blunder: smoke and mirrors tactic?

Xbox One Blunder: Smoke And Mirrors Tactic?

After the Xbox One received an underwhelming reception, Microsoft has found itself at the heart of another E3 blunder. Geek Insider has heard through the grape vine reports that suggest that games shown at the Xbox One booth were not actually running on Microsoft’s new console, but they were in fact running off a Windows…

Need an offline console? Get xbox 360, says microsoft exec

Need an Offline Console? Get Xbox 360, says Microsoft Exec

Microsoft did disappoint quite a few gamers when it announced that the new Xbox One will require you to connect to the internet once every 24-hours. However, the company’s Executive Don Mattrick says that the company is also offering an offline solution to the gamers, the Xbox 360. In an interview with GameTrailers, Xbox Chief…

How xbox one checkin will become a massive headache

How Xbox One Checkin Will Become A Massive Headache

Now that E3 is here we are getting even more information about the next generation consoles, the PS4 and the Xbox One. With that plethora of information comes good will. New consoles are coming! New consoles are coming! The Xbox One, especially, looks to be turning gaming on its head with some of its features….

Xbox 360 lovers rejoice, microsoft still has big plans for console

Xbox 360 Lovers Rejoice, Microsoft Still Has Big Plans For Console

Earlier today Microsoft announced that they still have big plans for the Xbox 360 despite the coming of the next generation. During their E3 conference, Microsoft set aside a few minutes to take a break from showing off their beautifully presented next generation games to answer a question that has been on the tip of…

Blockbuster UK Reports Massive Pre-order Sales for Xbox One

The Xbox One’s announcement hasn’t been much of a success with gamers around the world (wide web). Most of them hate the Once-a-day Internet spot check and others hate the complexity of playing used games on the console. However, one UK retailer has something different to say about the consoles popularity. According to Blockbuster (UK),…

Microsoft detail xbox one online requirements and licensing policies

Microsoft Detail Xbox One Online Requirements and Licensing Policies

Xbox One Must Be Connected Every 24 Hours, Publishers Can “Opt In” To Game Resales Microsoft have updated the official Xbox One website with several details regarding the online requirements, used game policies, Kinect functionality and more. These details come after a batch of contradictory statements by Microsoft regarding these issues that left many dazed…

Xbox one and second hand games: what’s the big deal?

Xbox One and Second Hand Games: What’s The Big Deal?

E3 is only one week away and that means one thing: More PS4 and Xbox One details. Or at least, one would hope that more details are on the way. But judging by Microsoft’s contradictory statements and Sony’s radio silence, it’s truly difficult to predict whether we’ll learn more about the consoles themselves or if…

Report: xbox one won’t require re-authentication for used games

Report: Xbox One Won’t Require Re-Authentication for Used Games

It is still a mystery whether the Xbox One will play used games free of charge or not; however, one recent report claims that there will be no activation (or reactivation) fees for used games on Xbox One. Microsoft has still not confirmed anything regarding the used games playability on the console, but earlier rumors…