PLDT and Microsoft Launch New TVolution Stick

PLDT, in partnership with Microsoft, has launched the TVolution Stick, the evolution of its TVolution set-top box, which is based on the Intel Compute Stick. “The TVolution Stick is compact and extremely efficient—two characteristics that today’s upwardly mobile users look for in their gadgets,” said PLDT VP and HOME Marketing Director Gary Dujali. “We’re honored to… View Article

Halo 5: Guardians – Official Gameplay Trailer

Microsoft has released a new gameplay trailer for Halo 5: Guardians, the upcoming fourth main sequel in the Halo franchise. The game once again stars John-117 a.k.a. Master Chief as well as Agent Jameson Locke. The story is the second chapter of Master Chief’s storyline in the Reclaimer Saga and is a direct sequel to Halo 4. Halo… View Article

Microsoft Announces Halo 5: Guardians Limited Edition Xbox One Console Bundle

For those who are holding off on buying an Xbox One in anticipation of Halo 5: Guardians will be pleased to find out that Microsoft has officially announced today at Gamescom 2015 that the company will be releasing a limited edition Halo 5: Guardians Xbox One console bundle which includes a custom-designed console, a custom-designed controller, a downloadable copy… View Article

Recap: Microsoft E3 Press Conference

The Microsoft E3 press conference just finished and I must say, they didn’t disappoint. From sequels to remakes to completely new IPs, Microsoft is definitely all about games this and next year. Here’s a recap of everything the company announced: a new Achievement system for Xbox One. TJ Combo coming to Killer Instinct Season 2… View Article

Microsoft E3 Press Conference Live Blog

This year’s E3 will be the first since Microsoft launched its next-generation console, the Xbox One, and according to the company this year’s E3 will be about games and more games. Will there be more Halo news? New games? More info on Quantum Break? Sunset Overdrive?  Watch the press conference with us here or read as… View Article

Xbox One Accessories From Razer Coming Soon

Razer, one of the most popular PC gaming peripherals brands, has officially announced a partnership with Microsoft for the development of new Razer products for the Xbox One. They’ve specifically mentioned a controller and an arcade stick are in the works with others more in the pipeline. This isn’t the first time Razer has dipped their… View Article

Xbox Live Gold Members Get Dead Island For Free This Month

As the title of this article implies, Xbox Live Gold Members can get Dead Island for free this month (February) via Microsoft’s Games with Gold program. The Games with Gold program gives Xbox Live Gold Members 2 free games to keep each month. Starting February 1, those with Xbox Live Gold accounts will be available to… View Article

Microsoft Unveils Xbox One “Titanfall” Limited Edition Wireless Controller

Microsoft has unveiled their limited edition Xbox One wireless controller for Titanfall, the upcoming first-person shooter from Respawn Entertainment. Designed in collaboration by the Xbox design team and the Respawn art department, the limited edition controller was inspired by the C-101 carbine used by the Frontier’s elite IMC Titan pilots within the game. Joel Emslie, Lead… View Article

Major Nelson Gives a Few Xbox One Tips and Tricks in This Video Guide

Microsoft’s Larry Hyrb a.k.a. Major Nelson has posted a video showing a few tips and tricks for maneuvering the Xbox One’s UI. He first shows a few functions for the Xbox One controller’s menu button including pinning/unpinning apps, party app privacy, and managing download queues. He also shows how the Xbox One Kinect’s “Xbox, Go… View Article

Microsoft Publishes Kinect Voice and Gesture Command Cheat Sheet

Microsoft has published a high resolution PDF version of the Xbox One Kinect Voice Commands List that was previously released and has included the Kinect’s Gesture Commands List as well. This version is printable so you can have it at your side anytime you forget a voice or gesture command you want to use. This… View Article

Microsoft Publishes Full List of Xbox One Voice Commands

Microsoft has published a list, in image format, of all the currently available Xbox One voice commands and their functions. The image also contains a short guide to calibrating your Kinect to your voice. The list is divided into categories such as Voice Shortcuts which includes turning the Xbox One on or off, using the… View Article

Xbox One SmartGlass Now on Windows 8.1, Windows Phone, Android, and iOS

Microsoft’s Xbox One SmartGlass companion app is now available for download on Windows 8.1, Windows Phone, Android, and iOS devices. The app has a number of features usable while in your living room with your Xbox One as well as when you’re outside and on-the-go. The “in-the-living-room” features include navigating your Xbox One console using your… View Article

Monthly Free Xbox One Games for Xbox Live Gold Members in 2014

Microsoft announced through a tweet on their @Xbox account that Xbox One owners with Xbox Live Gold memberships will receive free games every month on their Xbox One. Microsoft had initially started giving out free games to Xbox Live Gold members on the Xbox 360 through their Games with Gold program which has been running… View Article