Chella reports on all things Gamescom this week. Watching both major conferences, it looked like Microsoft would finally put one in the win column, until Sony came out and blew them away once again.
Microsoft has announced three new Xbox One bundles due out in time for Christmas. Gamers can choose from FIFA 15, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and the much rumoured Sunset Overdrive white console. The Call of Duty bundle is going to set you back $499.99 (£429.99), but comes with a hefty 1TB hard drive. The console and controller also come with a limited edition paint job, complete with gold detailing and some custom sound effects when you turn the machine on and off. The bundle is due out 4 November and can be preordered now, on Amazon.com. It also comes … Continue reading FIFA 15, CoD and Sunset Overdrive Xbox One Bundles Announced
With a somewhat subdued E3 Expo 2014, Chella still manages to find the best bits from the show, and reveals quite a few pretty cool gems that are not to be missed. Stop by and see if you sync up with Chella this week on what you are dying to play in 2014.
Todd watched all of the major press conferences from Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo, Ubisoft and Electronic Arts. He brings us his take on what it all means, and picks an overall winner for E3 2014.
Another E3 Expo has rolled in on us again as the 2014 show opens its doors. To kick things off, Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo pulled back the curtains to show what they will be planning for us in the next year.
With three months of Xbox One ownership under his belt, Todd lists all the things that the new console is doing well, and a few areas that could use some improvement.
The remade Killer Instinct has debuted on the Xbox One as a free title, and our reviewer finds that despite the price, it packs one heck of a powerful punch that everyone should try.
A new report by the Guardian newspaper alleges that GCHQ and the NSA targeted online games and communities, including World of Warcraft and Xbox Live, as part of their anti-terrorism activity. This is the latest revelation from the dossiers leaked to the paper, by Edward Snowden, the ex-NSA employee. According to the article, the spy agencies developed capabilities to collect data from Xbox live and have been going under cover as Orcs and Elves in WoW. The paper says, ‘There were attempts, too, to recruit potential informants from the games’ tech-friendly users.’ An NSA document from 2008, describes games communities … Continue reading NSA Spying On WoW, Xbox Live Players
Recently three Xbox One consoles were shipped two weeks before the November 22nd ship date. Each system landed in the possession of three unsuspecting gamers. Microsoft instructed all three gamers to not to use their systems. One of the gamers made youtube videos about the Xbox One and it’s features. Features like the fact Xbox One has to connect to the internet on day one for a five hundred megabyte patch before any games can even played. The gamer who posted the information had his videos taken off of YouTube and banned from his console due to a ‘Terms Of … Continue reading Three Xbox One’s Accidently Shipped Early
Ending the biggest and probably the last guessing game regarding the pending new consoles, Microsoft announced that November 22nd will be the date that the Xbox One launches in most of the world. Unlike Sony, whose PlayStation 4 is being released in stages, Microsoft is trying to get the Xbox One to most people on the first day. Buyers in Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States will all be able to potentially pick one up on the first day. The move sandwiches the Xbox One between PS4 … Continue reading Microsoft Sets November Launch For Xbox One