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An update for the Xbox One and Windows 10 has rolled out during this past week, adding some useful new features to our favourite console. You can watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fb69P9UMxMc&feature=youtu.be The update offers changes to Arena, LFG ("Looking For group") notifications, and also makes some minor adjustments to party functionality. The Arena functionality will work for Killer Instinct first, with the plan being for additional games to be added to it in the coming months. It comes in the form of a new 'Tournaments' tab in the game hub, and will allow users to create custom tournaments and ... Read More »
The first DLC has arrived for Halo Wars 2, which launched a month ago and introduces the first leader to the game. Kinsano, who will form the first of a variety of add-on leaders, is available to use in all multiplayer modes. The full title, Lieutenant Colonel Morgan Kinsano, has been described as bringing a new array of incendiary units and also 'game-changing abilities' to the fight on the Halo battlefield. Kinsano was previously a key insurrectionist leader to the Outer Colonies of the Halo universe who has fought against the  Unified Earth Government in a bid to secure independence of her homelands. ... Read More »
A new car pack has launched today, according to the official Forza Horizon Twitter account. The Rockstar Energy pack introduces a new set of cars featuring the branded energy drink. One tasty new addition to a line up of seven new cars is a BMW i8 2015 Hybrid. You can check out the latest additions in what is a very promising selection of cult classic cars in the trailer below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C22xqWocWeg What do you think to the latest content and new cars? Let us know in the comments below! Make sure you like our Facebook page, join our Facebook group, subscribe to our YouTube channel and ... Read More »
For those looking to take advantage of cross play compatibility between PC and and Xbox One for ARK: Survival Evolved will have to wait a little while longer.  While it was originally set for December, we will have till 2017.  Luckily it's going to be January 2017.  Developer Studio Wildcard lead developer Jeremy Stieglitz explained that it “requires reformatting ARK’s application handling to work with Universal Windows Platform."  So look to have Play Anywhere capability next month. Studio Wildcard co-founder Jesse Rapczack also confirmed once again Windows 10 owners will be able to set up their own dedicated servers to run ... Read More »
Got a Kinect 2.0 collecting dust, unused and unloved in a cupboard? Decided that shouting "Hey Cortana, record that!" eight million times Is just not your cup of tea? Well, thanks to a recent update in Windows 10, you can now use your Kinect as a (high quality) PC webcam, full body scanner, and more. Over on the Windows Developer blog, Microsoft's Yin Li explains that the necessary Kinect 2.0 drivers are now available through Windows update - no need to dig about inside the Kinect SDK (Software Development Kit). All you need to do is plug your Kinect into ... Read More »
Head of Xbox Phil Spencer has spoken out about his thoughts and Microsoft's VR plans in a recent interview. And it appears that they are be no rush to bring the format to Scorpio or Windows 10. Asked where VR currently sits on the agenda for Microsoft, Spencer appears to not be convinced just yet. Though stating he loves the technology behind it, and that he owns Oculus Rift and a HTC Vive, it is key areas of the current market and development he is considering. Spencer states; 'I don’t think the creators in the game space have yet found – ... Read More »
Major Nelson has always been a voice for Xbox.  When it comes to what's new and how to improve, it always seems to come from Mr. Larry Hryb.  With uploading and recording becoming such a big part of gaming, he put out some tips to make life easier. There are two Game DVR features that are performance sensitive, and Microsoft has given gamers explicit control over both: background recording and support for full screen games. Both features are controlled in the Game bar settings panel (when you’re in a game, hit Win+G, then click the settings icon to show settings). ... Read More »
According to a forum post by The Coalition, a small Xbox One title update will iron out the 'hitching' issues some players have experienced in the early part of Gears of War 4  multi-player matches. Hitching is a short period of extreme lag, and this small (218MB) update should solve the problem for Xbox One users. https://twitter.com/GearsofWar/status/786964988539711488 There's no equivalent patch for Windows 10 players, though, as the PC game didn't have the same issue. However, because the two versions are now mismatched, offline LAN play between Xbox One and PC will no longer work, until the next big Gears ... Read More »
It seemed inevitable that Gears of War 4 would feature cross-play across all game modes – a fact that was confirmed by Microsoft during their E3 2016 press conference. Only, it turns out that’s not entirely true. With the arrival of the first Play Anywhere title to feature competitive multiplayer, gamers were gearing up to play with and against others on both Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs. After all, cross-platform play is one of the most requested additions in console gaming, with everyone from Rocket League to Final Fantasy getting in on the action. Pictured: Xbox One and PC ... Read More »

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