Xbox One’s Used Game Fee to Cost as Much as a Full Retail Release?

As the dust settles on Microsoft’s Xbox One Reveal Event – to mixed reactions, more details have emerged on its controversial plan to place a fee on gamers if they want to play used games on their new Xbox One console. But just how much will this “fee” cost for gamers? In an interview with Kotaku, Microsoft corporate vice president Phil Harrison indicated that the fee to play a new game on a...

Good Night, Good Luck – Warner Bros. Announces Dying Light

Warner Bros. today announced their brand new upcoming IP being developed alongside Techland, who are renowned for their Dead Island and Call of Juarez franchises. The game is called Dying Light and will release in 2014 for Xbox One, PS4, PS3 and Xbox 360. Dying Light is a first-person, action, survival-horror game set in a dynamic post-apocalyptic world filled with infected. What separates Dying L...

Thief announced for the Xbox One

With yesterdays announcement of the Xbox One it should come as no surprise that games announced for the next-gen PS4 are also being announced for Microsoft’s latest media device. Today Square Enix has announced that Eidos Montreal’s reboot of the Thief franchise, simply called Thief, will also be heading to the Xbox One as well as the PlayStation 4 and the PC sometime in 2014. While li...

Behind the Scenes of Call of Duty: Ghosts

Infinity Ward have released the behind-the-scenes trailer for Call of Duty: Ghosts that they showed during their Xbox One Reveal presentation, which can be viewed embedded at the bottom of this article. In it, Executive Producer Mark Rubin and the Call of Duty: Ghosts development team discuss the all-new world, story and characters, and take you inside the new, next-gen engine. We alluded to these...

Battlefield 4 Will Land on the Xbox One

Just like all of the announcements today, the news that Battlefield 4 will come to the Xbox One is not totally a surprise, but should be noted by all those keeping up with the hefty amount of news for the new platform. Of course this means that the game will be hitting both the Xbox One and Playstation 4, making it one of the first titles to go multi-platform next-gen. Along with this news also co...

Xbox One games can be played during installation

It looks like Microsoft decided to follow the same steps as their competitors. The Xbox One website has been launched and on this website a few details were revealed that were not announced during the company’s conference. One such detail is the fact that even though games have to be installed to be played, it seems that players will be able to start playing the game immediately even while i...

Xbox One’s hard drive non-replacable but does support external storage

As you may or may not know, Microsoft has announced the Xbox One today and alongside the reveal it was announced that the Xbox One will feature a 500GB internal hard drive. However it seems that those hard drives will not be replaceable in any way as Engadget has spoken with senior director of product planning at Microsoft Albert Penello. When asked about the hard drives he stated that they are &#...

Major Nelson fails to address concerns over fee system for used Xbox One games

With the Xbox One announced and reports of the console requiring gamers to pay a fee to play used games on the system, Microsoft has been attempting to quell the uproar of the video game community. However it seems to be doing a very poor job of things. Major Nelson has stepped into the fray this time saying the following: We know there is some confusion around used games on Xbox One and wanted to...

Xbox One friends list upgraded to 1,000 friends

One of the nagging issues with the Xbox 360 is the fact that the friend list was limited to only 100 friends, even after the Xbox Live support for the original Xbox was dropped. Now it seems Xbox One, (not to be confused with the real Xbox 1) is expanding the list tenfold. @MrJamesGeary We don't have any information on that specifically, but we are excited that we will be expanding the friends...

Ubisoft Announces Six Titles for Xbox One Including AC IV and Watch Dogs

Coinciding with today’s Xbox One announcement, Ubisoft will be bringing at least six titles for the Xbox One in the first year of the console’s life cycle. Ubisoft has declined to name all six titles, choosing to only acknowledge that Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag and Watch Dogs will be the only confirmed releases. The remaining four titles have been described as “new epis...

Xbox One will not work without Kinect attached

Now before I get into this, it is worth noting that every purchase of an Xbox One comes with a Kinect bundled in with the system, so this means everyone who buys a Xbox One will have a Kinect. However disturbing news has come from IGN’s interview with marketing director Harvey Eagle. When asked if the Xbox One will not work without the Kinect, Eagle stated the following: “Kinect does r...

Xbox One will not be able to play Xbox 360 or XBLA games

We’ve heard everything great about the Xbox One so far since Microsoft announced the console, but it seems that there are a few details they neglected to mention during the conference. One of those being the fact that the Xbox One will not be able to play any Xbox 360 games nor any current XBLA games. This news comes from a Verge interview with corporate vice president of Xbox Live Marc Whit...

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