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Microsoft officially discontinues the Xbox 360

The Xbox 360 is ten years old at this point and while it has served many over the years, it can’t stay around forever. Today, Microsoft officially announced that it is discontinuing the Xbox 360, so once the existing hardware stock runs out, there won’t be any more left to buy. …

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Razer Wildcat Gamepad Review

The Xbox One controller is a fantastic product, having taken the best parts of the 360 gamepad while improving key  areas – but is there room for further tweaks? Today we are taking a look at Razer’s spin on the Xbox One controller in the form of the Razer Wildcat, offering …

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What was your first Xbox 360 experience?

You may not have realised it since the European launch was a little later, but the Xbox 360 officially turned 10 years old this weekend just gone. 22nd November 2005 saw Microsoft’s second ever living-room gaming system come to life in the hands of excited gamers all over the U.S. …

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Xbox One to become backwards compatible on 12th November

One of the more requested features for the Xbox One, backwards compatibility with Xbox 360 games, is coming in just a couple of weeks’ time. Announced during the launch event for Halo 5: Guardians last night, 360 support will come hand in hand with a number of other improvements to …

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Microsoft is shutting down Xbox Live Indie Games

Back in the Xbox 360 days, Microsoft launched Xbox Live Indie Games to allow developers to self publish their titles. However, with that console on its way out, so are some of its dedicated Xbox Live programs. Microsoft has announced today that the Xbox Live Indie Games program is no …

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The Xbox One is going to get Xbox 360 backwards compatibility

When the new generation consoles launched back in 2013, both Microsoft and Sony seemingly forgot about backwards compatibility entirely. While we know that Sony is looking to tackle PS3 games with its streaming service, PlayStation Now, Microsoft has taken an arguably better approach, bringing native support for Xbox 360 titles …

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Xbox 360 emulation sure has come a long way

The last generation consoles are on their way out after being around for almost a decade and while you can still easily pick up an Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3 now, one day it won’t be so easy, which is where emulation tends to come in. For years, many fake …

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Dying Light last-gen versions cancelled

Dying Light has been shuffling along through development for some time now, with plans that when it was released, it would be made available on not only the current generation consoles and PC, but the last-gen ones too. However, now developer Techland has released a statement saying that as much …

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New Xbox 360 bundles coming this Christmas

If you’re in need of a DVD player or something to access Netflix with a bit more oomf than you set top box  (oh and it plays games too), Microsoft is set to offer some new bundles for its Xbox 360 console this Christmas, one of which will come with …

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Bungie opens up the Destiny beta

You don’t need to beg for beta codes anymore, Bungie has officially opened up the Destiny Beta to everyone on Xbox One, Xbox 360, Playstation 4 and Playstation 3. You can now head over to the PS Store or Xbox Live marketplace and download the beta and jump right in. …

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Grand Theft Auto Online Heists officially delayed

Rockstar originally pegged the Grand Theft Auto Online Heists update for the Spring of this year. Unfortunately, Spring is over in a couple of days so Rockstar has officially announced the update’s delay. The announcement was made in a comment on the recent “I’m not a Hipster” update news post. …

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Microsoft has no plans for portable Xbox – company

Microsoft Corp. has no plans to create a portable game system, the head of Xbox division said. Instead, the company plans to focus on advancing smartphones and tablets. This is not the first time when Microsoft denies any plans to develop a handheld Xbox dedicated video game console. “I don’t …

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Xbox 360 emulation being considered for Xbox One

Backwards compatibility was thrown out with the release of the Xbox One and Playstation 4, Sony recently announced that its solution would be to stream games via Playstation Now but Microsoft has yet to come up with a plan. However, the company is considering Xbox 360 emulation for the Xbox …

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Titanfall Xbox 360 delayed again

If you’re stuck with an Xbox 360 for your main gaming device and you were looking forward to Titanfall, then you’re going to be waiting a while as the game has been delayed again for the last generation console. The game, which was originally pushed back to the 28th of …

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Digital Xbox 360 games are cheap today only

Microsoft is having an Xbox 360 sale today, with digital games priced down significantly. Almost everything up for grabs is at least two thirds off, with everything from AAA critically lauded titles like Dishonored and Portal 2, to Xbox Live Arcade games like Bastion and Guardians of Middle Earth. Announced …

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