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Hulu will drop most commercials for $12
2 days ago

Hulu will drop most commercials for $12

Not having commercials interrupt the video content that users are paying top dollar for is the hallmark of a modern subscription video service. Hulu, the only streaming video subscription service capable of competing against juggernaut Netflix, has always boasted ads, even when it introduced a paid version of its service for users to access more content. Today, Hulu revealed that it has plans to remedy the ad problem in Hulu streaming apps for the Xbox One, iPhone and more. The service has a $12 a month option coming that’ll do away with commercials — sort of.
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Play ‘Forza 6’ now for free
3 days ago

Play ‘Forza 6’ now for free

Dying to try out Microsoft’s new racing game that comes complete with a driving mode and raining mechanics? Microsoft has a free Forza 6 demo available on Xbox One right now.
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Get your pitchforks, ‘Mortal Kombat X’ for Xbox 360 Cancelled
4 days ago

Get your pitchforks, ‘Mortal Kombat X’ for Xbox 360 Cancelled

By  •  Xbox 360

You can stop waiting on Mortal Kombat X to arrive for your Xbox 360 gaming console this calendar year. In fact, you can stop waiting on it to arrive period. Late last week video game developer Warner Brothers Interactive confirmed that Mortal Kombat X for the Xbox 360 and Sony’s PlayStation 3 are both cancelled.
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The new Xbox One Elite Bundle packs all the upgrades
4 days ago

The new Xbox One Elite Bundle packs all the upgrades

Microsoft just can’t stop coming up with Xbox One bundles meant to attract every type of upgrader this fall and holiday season. First it announced a Halo 5: Guardians themed console, then followed that up with consoles that come with free digital copies of Madden 16 and Gears of War Ultimate Edition. This morning the company unveiled the Xbox One Elite Bundle, a matte black Xbox One that comes with the Xbox Elite Wireless Controller announced in June and a special hard drive upgrade inside.
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Tonight on Xbox Live Watch the 2015 MTV VMAs
5 days ago

Tonight on Xbox Live Watch the 2015 MTV VMAs

You didn’t up an Xbox One entertainment console to see actress and songstress Miley Cyrus act like she has no common sense for an audience of millions. At least, that’s the assumption we’re going to work off of. If you have your Xbox One connected to a cable or satellite box that’s exactly what you’re getting this Sunday with the 2015 MTV VMAs air.
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Today on Xbox Live: ‘Fable Legends’ & ‘Gigantic’ beta tests
6 days ago

Today on Xbox Live: ‘Fable Legends’ & ‘Gigantic’ beta tests

“Play the betas, save the world.” It doesn’t have as nice a ring to it as that nonsense Heroes made famous talking about a cheerleader, but it’s true. Testing games before they’re available is a public service. This week, Microsoft’s Xbox One entertainment console has two different betas going according to reports, Fable Legends & Gigantic. If you’re in those betas, let the testing begin.
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The Culture: How Minecraft Story Mode became a thing
1 week ago

The Culture: How Minecraft Story Mode became a thing

It’s often said that honesty is the best policy. So, honestly, I don’t think anyone has ever wondered why Minecraft, the world’s most popular PC game, doesn’t have a story. Still, Mojang and new owner Microsoft decided to create one anyway. A new interview reveals their motivation behind Minecraft Story Mode.
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New Releases: ‘Madden NFL 16,’ ‘Gears of War’ & More
1 week ago

New Releases: ‘Madden NFL 16,’ ‘Gears of War’ & More

You can mark today in your personal diaries as the moment when the 2015 gaming season officially begun. Arriving today on the Xbox One is Madden NFL 16 and Gears of War: Ultimate Edition. There’s even some love for Microsoft’s Xbox 360.
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Xbox Live Games with Gold for September Packs ‘Tomb Raider’ & ‘Crysis’
1 week ago

Xbox Live Games with Gold for September Packs ‘Tomb Raider’ & ‘Crysis’

By  •  In General

Microsoft’s Xbox Live Games with Gold line-up for this coming September is pretty respectable, all things considered. During the month of September Xbox Live Gold users can expect free digital copies of Crysis 3 and Tomb Raider Definitive Edition, among others.
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Xbox Live Free Movie Weekend returns with ‘Robot Overlords’
2 weeks ago

Xbox Live Free Movie Weekend returns with ‘Robot Overlords’

By  •  Xbox Video, Deals

Actress Gillian Anderson won’t make her return to television until the return of Fox’s The X-Files sometime in the relatively near future. That doesn’t necessarily mean that you have to wait until then to see some new work from the actress with a cult-following and co-star Ben Kingsley. Microsoft’s Xbox Live Free Movie Weekend and it’s back with free digital rentals of Robot Overlords.
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