xbox live

  • Pay for your Xbox Live addiction with Paypal

    Good evening, readers- If you’re an Xbox Live subscriber in the US then Major Nelson has some news for you. Microsoft has rolled out Paypal as a method of payment for MS points, Xbox Live accounts and such, but it’s not what you think. You can’t actually do anything from your console and all transactions take place on Xbox.com. A couple of things to point out: PayPal is… Read More

  • Fall Xbox Live Update preview goes live

    After a slow start, Microsoft finally pushed out the Fall Xbox Live Update preview last night for press and other folk. Don’t be too jealous because the Xbox team is offering the update to you, reader, starting this Monday. All the details on this update can be found here. Hop on over to Major Nelson’s blog and sign up for a chance to be apart of the preview. Good luck! Read More

  • That Fall Xbox Live update drops on August 11

    All of this drops on August 11. Games On Demand titles confirmed for 8/11 are as follows: Assassin’s Creed, BioShock, Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga, Mass Effect and Sonic the Hedgehog. We’ll have to wait for the next update to get Facebook, Twitter, Last.fm, Zune Video and 1080p Instant On. That is all. Read More

  • Breaking: Incoming Xbox Live update detailed in full

    A (press) preview of the upcoming Xbox Live update goes live on Monday, but we’ve got all the details to share with you now. And we have a gaggle of screenshots to boot. Read More

  • Xbox Live still a little funky after those there updates

    Hey there, amigo. Have you logged onto Xbox Live today? Don’t! Well, not unless you’re looking forward to dealing with a few post-maintenance glitches. Read More

  • Amazon hints about Zune HD Xbox Live integration

    Microsoft officially outed the Zune HD a week ago, but the Amazon product listing under the Technical Details section is talking about Xbox Live integration that wasn’t mentioned in the Microsof presser. Integration with the Xbox LIVE network gives you access to millions of videos, TV shows, and games from Xbox LIVE720p HD video output to your HDTV with optional docking station There is… Read More

  • Should we wave goodbye to buying video games at retail?

    Is it to early to proclaim—loudly, as you do—the practice of buying video games at retail dead? Yes, it probably is too early; yet we continue. Microsoft’s announcement today that it will make available, sometime this year, full retail games available for download via Xbox Live, may well be more important than Project Natal, or “Project Christmas” as I like to… Read More

  • Xbox Live to get full downloadable games

    Forget Twitter, Metal Gear Solid: Rising and Project Natal, this is huge. Xbox Live is getting full, downloadable games this Fall. The games can be purchased with just a credit card meaning you don’t have to mess around with Xbox points. Nice. More as we get it. Read More

  • Microsoft will reset cheaters' Xbox Live Gamerscore

    Microsoft is taking bold, new actions against cheating on Xbox Live. (You can cheat on XBL? Why would you even bother?) So explains one Stephen Toulouse, from Xbox Live Policy and Enforcement, in a recent Major Nelson podcast. It comes down to this: if you’re caught cheating on XBL, Microsoft will reset your Gamerscore and put a permanent marker on your Gamertag that says, “This… Read More

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