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  • Hulu adds Live TV to Xbox 360

    Hulu adds Live TV to Xbox 360

    Starting today, Xbox 360 will support Hulu’s Live TV service. Hulu launched the highly anticipated streaming service earlier this May, which provides access to live television as well as Hulu’s library of original and streaming content for just under $40 per month. Read More

  • Xbox One gets Beam streaming, a new guide and more starting today

    Xbox One gets Beam streaming, a new guide and more starting today

    Xbox One is getting an update starting today, echoing some of the major changes coming to Windows in its forthcoming Creators Update. The big new additions include streaming via Microsoft’s own Twitch competitor Beam, as well as a brand new Xbox user experience made up of a new design for Guide, improvements to Home and more. The new features are designed around encouraging gamers to… Read More

  • The Xbox Game Pass is a $9.99 Spotify-like game subscription

    The Xbox Game Pass is a $9.99 Spotify-like game subscription

    Having free games with Xbox Live Gold was one thing, but Microsoft wants to go one step further. The company is launching a new service called the Xbox Game Pass. It’s a library of more than 100 games that you can download and play for a monthly subscription of $9.99. The feature isn’t live yet, but the company already announced some names so that the company can start beta… Read More

  • Minecraft takes a big step towards becoming a fully cross-platform game

    Minecraft takes a big step towards becoming a fully cross-platform game

    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. Read More

  • Xbox Live now supports cross-platform multiplayer with PS4

    Xbox Live now supports cross-platform multiplayer with PS4

    At this point, there's very little difference between the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4. But there was one key differentiating point. Xbox gamers could only play with Xbox and PC players as Microsoft was restricting access to the multiplayer component. Microsoft just announced that game developers can now create cross-platform multiplayer modes th Read More

  • Snoop Dogg Would Like Bill Gates To “Fix His S*&t”

    Snoop Dogg Would Like Bill Gates To “Fix His S*&t”

    When something happens like, I don’t know, Xbox Live going down, what do you do? A lot of us run to Twitter to complain about it. Not because our complaints will be heard, but because hot damn sometimes it just feels good. Read More

  • Microsoft Targets Revenge Porn With Link Removal Form

    Microsoft Targets Revenge Porn With Link Removal Form

    Falling in step with various recent industry moves, Microsoft has set up a formal process for removing links to so-called ‘revenge porn’ from its Bing search engine, allowing victims to notify it via a dedicated web form to have access to the content cut off. Read More

  • U.K. Police Arrest Alleged Lizard Squad Hacker

    U.K. Police Arrest Alleged Lizard Squad Hacker

    Vinnie Omari, alleged member of the Lizard Squad, the hacking crew that took down both Xbox Live and the Playstation Network on Christmas, was arrested in Twickenham on December 31. Omari provided details to the Daily Dot regarding the arrest and the police issued a press release announcing the raid. From the release: ´┐╝The South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU) has arrested a… Read More

  • Hackers Take Credit For PlayStation Network And Xbox Live Outages On Christmas

    Hackers Take Credit For PlayStation Network And Xbox Live Outages On Christmas

    Gamers who received new consoles for Christmas might find themselves unable to connect and play with friends, thanks to a coordinated attack by hackers who claim to have taken down the two largest gaming networks. On what might be the biggest gaming day of the year, a hacker group called Lizard Squad is claiming responsibility for taking down both Xbox Live and PlayStation Network. Read More

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