Entries in 'xbox live' (79)

Halo: Nightfall webseries heading to DVD and Blu-ray next month

Halo: Nightfall webseries heading to DVD and Blu-ray next month

Microsoft Studios will bring Halo: Nightfall to DVD and Blu-ray next month, the company has announced alongside the release of a new trailer.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 25th 2015 at 4:46PM in News
BioShock 2 temporarily vanishes from digital stores

BioShock 2 temporarily vanishes from digital stores

Looking to buy BioShock 2 on Steam, Xbox Live or PSN? Tough.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 10th 2015 at 3:57PM in News
Teenager arrested over PSN and Xbox Live DDoS attacks

Teenager arrested over PSN and Xbox Live DDoS attacks

A teenager from Merseyside has been arrested in connection to DDoS attacks on PSN and Xbox Live.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2015 at 1:27PM in News
Sony compensates gamers for PSN downtime

Sony compensates gamers for PSN downtime

PlayStation owners are being compensated for the downtime suffered by PSN over Christmas.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 2nd 2015 at 9:36AM in News

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Xbox Live founder announces departure from Microsoft

Xbox Live founder announces departure from Microsoft

Xbox Live manager and XNA framework developer Boyd Multerer has announced his exit from Microsoft.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 2nd 2015 at 8:22AM in News
Opinion: Hackers once again expose frailties in gaming's online future

Opinion: Hackers once again expose frailties in gaming's online future

The brave new online, socially-connected world of video games is not quite proving as revolutionary as we had hoped.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 26th 2014 at 12:16PM in News
Cyber bullies spoil Christmas for Xbox and PlayStation

Cyber bullies spoil Christmas for Xbox and PlayStation

With almost 1m PS4 and Xbox One consoles nestled under UK gamer’s trees yesterday, Christmas Day 2014 was expected to be a successful one for Sony and Microsoft.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 26th 2014 at 11:15AM in News
Game of Thrones tops UK Xbox Live Charts

Game of Thrones tops UK Xbox Live Charts

Telltale’s Game of Thrones title has shot straight to the top of the Xbox Live Arcade charts in the UK.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 15th 2014 at 12:43PM in News

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Xbox One owners offered Sunset Overdrive for free for one day

Xbox One owners offered Sunset Overdrive for free for one day

Microsoft is offering one of its latest titles for free to celebrate Xbox One’s first birthday.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2014 at 2:38PM in News
Halo: Master Chief Collection suffers online problems on launch day

Halo: Master Chief Collection suffers online problems on launch day

Microsoft’s triple-A shooter Halo: Master Chief Collection is suffering a few online issues during its first day of release.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2014 at 12:54PM in News
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare hits digital snags on PS4 and Xbox One

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare hits digital snags on PS4 and Xbox One

Some users who chose to buy the latest Call of Duty via either PSN or XBL are experiencing problems getting the game up and running on their machines.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2014 at 9:48AM in News
Hackers convicted for unreleased Xbox code theft

Hackers convicted for unreleased Xbox code theft

Four hackers have been convicted in the US having admitted to the theft of unreleased game code from Xbox Live.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 1st 2014 at 12:48PM in News

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JoJo's Bizarre Adventure HD pulled from Xbox Live

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure HD pulled from Xbox Live

Capcom's fighting game Jojo's Bizarre Adventure HD has vanished from both PSN's Europe storefront and the Xbox Live Marketplace entirely.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 11th 2014 at 11:36PM in News
Insomniac says digital pre-orders coming to Xbox Live

Insomniac says digital pre-orders coming to Xbox Live

Xbox One owners will soon be able to pre-order titles via the Xbox Live marketplace.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2014 at 10:11AM in News
Devs are asking for Xbox Early Access program, ID@Xbox boss says

Devs are asking for Xbox Early Access program, ID@Xbox boss says

A Steam-style Early Access programme is a common request amongst ID@Xbox developers, the platform holder's Chris Charla has told Develop.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 14th 2014 at 2:56PM in News
Some 360 owners being offered free credit if they buy an Xbox One

Some 360 owners being offered free credit if they buy an Xbox One

Microsoft is dangling an Xbox One shaped carrot in the face of a few select Xbox 360 owners.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2014 at 9:20AM in News

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Microsoft offering Xbox Live Gold refunds for entertainment app users

Microsoft offering Xbox Live Gold refunds for entertainment app users

There’s some money on offer for those who subscribed to Xbox Live to use services such as Netflix.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2014 at 2:48PM in News
Elder Scrolls Online and other MMOs still locked behind Xbox Live paywall

Elder Scrolls Online and other MMOs still locked behind Xbox Live paywall

Recent changes to Xbox Live have not liberated Bethesda’s The Elder Scrolls Online from its Xbox Live Gold requirement.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 14th 2014 at 1:01PM in News
An Xbox Live Gold subscription can win you prizes worth $5,000

An Xbox Live Gold subscription can win you prizes worth $5,000

Microsoft has just kicked off a massive Xbox Live promotion in India, where any Xbox Live Gold subscriber can stand to win a Gold Rush suitcase with goodies worth $5,000.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Apr 21st 2014 at 9:42AM in News
New Game of Thrones free on Xbox Live this week

New Game of Thrones free on Xbox Live this week

Winter is coming, although it seems that it won’t last beyond the weekend.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2014 at 9:56AM in News
Minecraft tops UK Xbox Live charts for seventh time in 2014

Minecraft tops UK Xbox Live charts for seventh time in 2014

The Xbox 360 version of Mojang’s Minecraft is once again top of the UK Xbox Live charts.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 28th 2014 at 10:42AM in News
Naughty Xbox Live users to be punished with Twitch cut-off and reduced matchmaking

Naughty Xbox Live users to be punished with Twitch cut-off and reduced matchmaking

Microsoft has outlined the punishments it has in store for players who exhibit disruptive behaviour on Xbox Live.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 26th 2014 at 3:08PM in News
Microsoft vows to reward positive Xbox Live behaviour

Microsoft vows to reward positive Xbox Live behaviour

Punishing bad behaviour gets results. But basic psychology suggests that rewarding good behaviour will achieve more.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2014 at 10:21AM in News
Xbox Live downtime brings Titanfall to a temporary halt

Xbox Live downtime brings Titanfall to a temporary halt

Titanfall’s US launch was last night disrupted after a short stint of Xbox Live downtime.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2014 at 9:16AM in News
Microsoft promotes Xbox Live data as source for political ads - report

Microsoft promotes Xbox Live data as source for political ads - report

US Xbox 360 and Xbox One owners could soon see political advertisements appearing on the Xbox Live dashboard, according to a new report.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 9th 2014 at 10:47PM in News