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Microsoft's E3 2018 plans will give the Xbox One a chance to shine away from the show floor

6 monthes ago   |   By TheBoyGeniusReport

Between the launch of the Nintendo Switch and the continued ascension of the PS4, Microsoft's Xbox One had little choice but to take a backseat in 2017. Without many high-profile exclusives aside from Forza 7 and Cuphead , there wasn't much for the average Xbox One owner to get excited about. I went months without even turning on my Xbox One last year as it gathered dust while I chipped away at Zelda , Mario , Persona 5 and Horizon Zero Dawn .
This is why 2018 is such a vital year for the gaming division of Microsoft. Nintendo and Sony have been dominating headlines for over a year now...
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Xbox Live Currently Experiencing Issues for Some Players

Xbox Live Currently Experiencing Issues for Some Players

6 monthes ago   |   By IGN

Xbox Live and much of its functionality may be down for some users on both Xbox One and Xbox 360, and Microsoft is investigating the problems.
Microsoft's Xbox Status support page currently acknowledges a handful of issues affecting Xbox Live services, TV, apps, and certain games.
Players may be running into issues with matchmaking, cloud storage, finding friends, Game DVR, leaderboards, avatar editing, and pictures on the social and gaming side, while others may be running into store issues of buying items, redeeming codes, or downloading any purchases.
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Microsoft's stunning new Xbox Live avatars will finally launch in April

Microsoft's stunning new Xbox Live avatars will finally launch in April

6 monthes ago   |   By TheBoyGeniusReport

For a while, it seemed like customizable avatars might be the next big thing in console gaming. From Nintendo's Miis to the Xbox Live Avatars that debuted on Xbox 360 in 2008, the idea of creating a character that could represent you across an entire online ecosystem was an intriguing one. But like most fads, avatars eventually vanished.
When Nintendo made it clear that Mii characters were no longer a priority on the Switch, it seemed like it might be the end of the road for avatars on consoles. But then Microsoft surprised Xbox One owners at E3 last year by unveiling a total overhaul of...
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HBO is developing five Game of Thrones prequels. Here's the working title of...

HBO is developing five Game of Thrones prequels. Here's the working title of one of them

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The Walking Dead developer Telltale Games shutting down

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The iPhone XS has a secret second notch that you'll never see

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Replay - The Commodore 64 Spectacular: Part 1

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This could be the Google Pixel Stand - a new accessory for the Pixel 3

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Best Buy is offering Apple's $99 iPhone XS leather folio for $49.99

Best Buy is offering Apple's $99 iPhone XS leather folio for $49.99

Best Buy if offering Apple's official leather folio for the iPhone XS at $49.99 - half the cost you'd find it for at an Apple Store. Either a pricing mistake or just a... Read more ...

Twitter bug sent users' direct messages to external developers

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A bug in how Twitter's platform is accessed by third-party app developers exposed certain direct messages of select users to developers who do not work for Twitter, the company... Read more ...

Belkin's wireless charging dock handles your iPhone XS and Apple Watch

Belkin's wireless charging dock handles your iPhone XS and Apple Watch

While we wait to see if Apple's AirPower mat will ever make an appearance, owners of new iPhones and Apple Watches who want to charge both at the same time could consider this... Read more ...

T-Mobile Galaxy Note 9 software update now rolling out

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