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‘World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition’ with new features launches globally
“World of Tanks: Xbox 360 Edition” is now available, bringing the game’s trademark team-based tactical online tank warfare action and free-to-play accessibility to 48 million Xbox Live gamers around the globe, reports Xbox Wire. The title features “all new intuitive controls...
12 Feb 2014
Xbox 360 games on sale include ‘ArcaniA,’ ‘Darksiders,’ ‘MX vs ATV Reflex’ and ‘Wheel of Fortune’
Now is the time to save on Xbox 360 games and add-on deals, with titles such as “ ArcaniA ” and “ Wheel of Fortune ” on sale for at least 50 percent off in the Xbox Live Games Store. But hurry – these prices are only good until Jan. 20. Major Nelson’s blog has the...
14 Jan 2014
New Xbox Fitness service features famous trainers to keep you on your toes
Many of us are all about fitness in the new year for about … what, two weeks? Three weeks? Maybe four. But you can increase your odds for success by using the new Xbox Fitness service, featuring tips from famous trainers to achieve your fitness goals. Kicking off 2014 is Shaun Thompson, also...
6 Jan 2014
Updated Time Warner Cable TV app for Xbox 360 adds video on demand
Starting immediately, Xbox Live Gold members in the U.S. who are also Time Warner Cable subscribers can get On Demand content on their Xbox 360. “When we launched the TWC TV app on Xbox 360 in August, we promised we were hard at work with our partners at Time Warner Cable to bring you Video...
18 Dec 2013
A sports fan’s survival guide: 13 apps you need on your phone and tablet now
Autumn is my favorite time of year, and not because of all the pretty fall colors – unless by pretty fall colors you mean Seattle Seahawks blue or the rave green of the Seattle Sounders. Yep, you guessed it, autumn is my favorite time of year because it’s just about the best time for sports...
2 Oct 2013
Crackle’s mini-series ‘Cleaners’ available to Windows Phone, Windows 8 and Xbox users before anyone else
If you use a Windows Phone or Windows 8 device – or are an Xbox Live Gold member – you can catch Crackle ’s original mini-series, “ Cleaners ,” for a week before anyone else, starting Friday. This six-part series stars Gina Gershon and David Arquette in an action-packed...
27 Sep 2013
Heroes in a half shell are back with ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows’!
Jennifer J. Chen
If you grew up in the early ‘90s, chances are good that you were a fan of TMNT (and don’t pretend like you don’t know what that stands for). You knew the animated series’ theme song by heart. Probably still do. That’s turtle power! But the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles...
27 Aug 2013
Catch the “Call of Duty: Ghosts” reveal Wednesday on Xbox Live
Larry Hryb (aka Major Nelson) and Kate Yeager host the “Call of Duty: Ghosts Global Multiplayer Reveal” Wednesday on Xbox Live. Xbox Live is the only place to see an exclusive behind-the-scenes documentary filmed at Infinity Ward that’s part of the live broadcast. Check it out, and...
14 Aug 2013
‘Charlie Murder’ splits skulls and dodges suicide-bombing sharks, all with punk-rock style
How to explain the new “Charlie Murder” Xbox Live Arcade game? Take the 80s rocker rivalry of Jem and the Holograms versus the malevolent Misfits, add a punk-rock soundtrack, and give it a dark, post-apocalyptic setting where weapons range from handguns to dismembered limbs. In the game...
14 Aug 2013
Two heroes, two thumbsticks, one journey
Check out this behind-the-scenes look at “Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons.” The game features two heroes on the same journey to find the Water of Life, the only thing that will save their father. It takes a novel approach to multiplayer – rather than controlling its two heroes...
7 Aug 2013
Xbox Live Arcade games for those lazy, crazy, hazy days of summer
It’s time for Summer … of … Arcade. Even if you don’t use your best movie trailer announcer guy voice to say it, it’s exciting. Summer of Arcade, the annual event on Xbox Live Arcade, kicks off August 7. Today, Major Nelson announced the schedule, pricing, and details...
8 Jul 2013
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