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Xbox Game Pass Takes On PlayStation Now To Become The Netflix of Gaming

Microsoft has announced that Xbox Games Pass, its’ monthly subscription based games library service will launch today for Xbox Live Gold Members and will be available to the general Xbox Live population regardless of subscription status on June 1st. Xbox […]


Join The Division For Free With New Trial

Ubisoft’s year old open world third person shooter set in a post-federal government Manhatten, Tom Clancy’s The Division now has a free trial available on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Windows PC via Uplay. After downloading the client brand new […]


Xbox One Games With Gold For August Really Missed The Mark

I can’t help but get excited towards the end of the month because we get to find out what free treats both Microsoft and Sony have for subscribers. Next month’s line-up of free software for the Xbox One & Xbox […]


Xbox Spring Sale Launches Today, Include Ubisoft, 343i and EA Titles

Microsoft has launched a Spring Sale to mark the change in seasons and it includes 40 – 60% off over 150 different games from major publishers like Namco Bandai, EA Games, Konami, Ubisoft and Bethesda Softworks. Gold members also get […]


Xbox live goes down, stays down

Last night reports started flooding in that Xbox live was down started flooding Twitter, Facebook, and other social media that Microsofts Xbox live service was down. Since the latest Xbox One requires a connection to live to use apps, stream […]


3 New Tracks Join Rock Band 4’s Line Up Today

Harmonix has announced that they will be making available three new tracks on both the Xbox One and PlayStation 4.  “Get Lucky” from Daft Punk, “Heartbreak Song” from Kelly Clarkson and Outcast’s “Hey Ya!” all join the optional downloadable content […]


Resident Evil HD Re-Release Confirmed For Jan 2015

Capcom released one of the ground breaking &  most influential survival horror tiles, Resident Evil more than 18 years ago and now the first game in the series is coming back from the dead to scare a new generations of […]


Microsoft’s Games With Gold Becomes Permanent

Microsoft’s apparent answer to Sony’s Playstation Plus service has been extended indefinitely, according to a blog post the company posted today. Microsoft also claimed users have spent over 120 million hours playing the games provided by the Games with Gold […]


Rainbow Six: Vegas & MTG 2013 Free on Xbox This September

Free games make the world go ‘round, okay maybe not but they make even the most bitter days just a little bit sweeter.  The next two free games in Microsoft’s ‘game with gold’ program have been announced as Ubisoft’s 2006 […]


Konami to Update 3DS Castlevania in HD

Konami announced today that they will be updating Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate in HD for release on the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live. The game was originally released for the Nintendo 3DS earlier this year. In […]


Xbox Live Family Plan No More As of Aug 27th

We’ve known for a while now that the Xbox Live Family Plan was going to be no more sometime starting this summer and now subscribers have received notice that the axe will fall on their plan on August 27th. Xbox […]


Microsoft Reveals ‘Xbox Live Ultimate Sale’

Not to be outdone by Sony’s own online sale, Microsoft has revealed their roster of discounted games for July ’13. Headlining all of this is a massive one day sale on some of 2012’s best games including Far Cry 3, […]


Black Ops II ‘Vengeance’ DLC Pack To Be Released In Two Weeks

Prepare to load some extra ammunition it your favorite weapon’s clip because Activision has announced that the latest expansion for Call of Duty Black Ops II, Vengeance, will be available in just under two weeks –  on July 2nd. Debuting […]


Darkstalkers Resurrection Now Available!

Capcom has confirmed that Darkstalkers Resurrection is now available to download in North America on PlayStation Network (PSN) for $14.99. The game will be released in Europe on PSN on March 13th (€14.99 / £11.99) and across all territories on […]


Xbox ‘Gold Family Pack’ Gets Discontinued

Back in November 2010, Microsoft rolled out a great service to families with numerous gamers within the household called the Xbox Gold Family Pack. The deal was actually really sweet, you get four Xbox Live memberships for $100 (a savings […]