Virtual reality is all the buzz nowadays. And why wouldn’t it be when analysts like Goldman Sachs make estimates that the industry is poised to surpass the TV market in annual revenue by 2025. That
Minecraft, one of the most playable games of all time, is about to become all the more collaborative after it took a major step towards becoming a fully cross-platform title.
Earlier today, they were but flashes on the big screen at Microsoft’s big E3 kickoff event. Now they’re pieces of metal and plastic in the same venue that hosted the aforementioned event (presentl
Sure the Xbox One S was the big news from today’s event, but Microsoft had one major surprise up its sleeve: Project Scorpio. Xbox head Phil Spencer took the stage one final time to announce the
That’s “S” for “slim.” Or maybe “svelte.” Or “skinny.” Or…”something.” As anticipated and later full-on leaked, the Xbox has slimmed down just in ti
Microsoft is holding its <a target="_blank" href="https://build.microsoft.com/">annual Xbox media briefing</a> in Los Angels ahead of E3. So if you don't care about Apple's WWDC, you're in for a treat
Microsoft has a new Xbox One to showcase at E3 later today, and here’s what it’s going to look like. Rumors of a slimmer, cheaper Xbox One have been <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2016/05/26
Apple TV has Siri. Fire TV has Alexa. And now the Xbox will have Microsoft’s own virtual assistant, Cortana. The company this morning announced a summer update for its Xbox One that will incl
Microsoft is <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2016/05/26/sonys-playstation-4-races-past-40m-sales/">playing catch up</a> when it comes to console sales. But it looks like the company doesn’t wan
The Xbox One is about to become a far more interesting (and accessible) platform for indie game developers -- and regular users will soon be able to use their console to chat with Microsoft's Cortana
At this point, there's very little difference between the <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/topic/product/xbox-one/">Xbox One</a> and the PlayStation 4. But there was one key differentiating p
Starting on Thursday, you will be able to <a target="_blank" href="http://news.xbox.com/2015/11/09/introducing-your-first-104-xbox-one-backward-compatibility-games/">play</a> 104 games on your Xbox On
Microsoft showed off a version of Minecraft designed specifically for HoloLens today for the first time at its E3 2015 press show. The HoloLens augmented reality display lets you view Minecraft in 2D
Microsoft's E3 2015 press keynote gets underway today starting at 9:30 AM PT (12:30 PM PT), and the company is likely going to talk more about how it's bringing Xbox gaming to all Windows 10 devices w
Microsoft is now offering an Xbox One Digital TV Tuner designed for the console, thought a partnership with TV tuner manufacturer Hauppage. The arrival of the dedicated hardware marks the wider launch
Microsoft is finally bringing the ability to take screenshots to the Xbox One, which is arriving with a new update that is rolling out right now.
Xbox head Phil Spencer is at GDC today to give a talk on the future of gaming and game development on the Windows and Xbox platforms.
Looking for a place to watch countless POV snowboarding videos? GoPro and Roku have you covered with a new channel coming to the media streaming boxes this spring. GoPro already has a content distribu
This week Darrell Etherington, Ed Zitron, and I spent most of the podcast talking about the Oculus Rift, with a slight detour into the world of consoles in the latter half.