This week, the next-gen console wars march into the holidays, we get some new Hobbit games, we reviewed a new PlayStation 4 title, and more.
Even though Xbox One can use its Kinect camera to read codes, some publishers still just use text.
Microsoft has some tips about how to find an Xbox One through this busy holiday season.
Microsoft responds to Sony’s PS4 sales announcement with an infographic.
With the launch of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, we’ve seen a new drama nearly every day. Here we round up 12 of the most controversial moments from what have been a truly explosive two weeks.
Some Xbox One owners are reporting you can fix the system’s misbehaving disc drive with a few hard whacks.
Old consoles are losing value fast as next gen takes over living rooms.
Some people think the buttons are stiff, but they’re probably pressing them wrong.
The Xbox One makes it debut, the PlayStation 4 is now a week old, and much more was covered this week at GamesBeat.
Microsoft wants gamers looking ahead to its strong 2014 games lineup for the Xbox One console.
Our Facebook and Twitter followers express excitement and apathy over the launch of Microsoft’s next-gen system.
Editor’s Pick The Xbox One controller rumbles smarter, has better bandwidth, and is made for longer, more comfortable gaming sessions.
Some of Microsoft Studios’ $60 games have $100 microtransactions.
Editor’s Pick Microsoft spent millions of dollars to get the face buttons to look the way they do. Why? Also, check out the much-improved triggers.
Microsoft released a new SmartGlass app dedicated to its next-gen Xbox One console.
We compare the next-gen consoles’ abilities to capture, edit, and share gameplay.
Editor’s Pick Today, we look at a completely redesigned D-pad and much grippier analog sticks.
Microsoft’s Twitch app requires Xbox Live Gold, but gamers can watch it while playing a game using Xbox One’s Snap feature.
Microsoft won’t get its Twitch streaming feature working until sometime in early 2014.
Cowen and Company analyst Doug Creutz thinks games like Battlefield 4 and Madden will do especially well on PS4 and Xbox One.
During the design of the new controller, Microsoft tried a few different gimmicks including something that could discharge different aromas.
Editor’s Pick Here is an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at the $100M-plus creation of the Xbox One joypad. Today, we look at early prototypes and some crazy functions that didn’t make it in.
Killer Instinct includes only a few fighters on its comeback tour, but the franchise has never looked better.
The creators of Battlefield 4, Forza Motorsport 5, and other games explain how their titles are better with Xbox Live.
Crimson Dragon is short on magic and imagination, leaving a black mark on the Xbox One launch list.
It’s a whole lot bigger and touts an open world, but does the latest Dead Rising have what it takes to compete with the Xbox One launch window?
Microsoft knows you love limited-edition controllers, and it wants your help designing one of the first for Xbox One.
Microsoft’s next-gen box uses its Kinect camera to always listen for gamer commands — even while the system is off.
Out of 5,000 gamers surveyed, only 1 percent plan on buying a Wii U.
You don’t have to scroll across an on-screen keyboard any longer.
In the home stretch, Crytek’s Ryse title is looking better and better.
Does the improved artificial intelligence of the Drivatar really make you feel like you’re driving against friends?
Ryse: Son of Rome isn’t God of War, but it still might interest fans of good ‘ol Ancient Rome-era violence.
Playing Dead Rising 3 alone is fine, but it’s far easier to survive a zombie apocalypse with a pal using the SmartGlass companion app.
Forza Motorsport 5 looks more than ready for its Xbox One debut, and the new Drivatar feature just might push the worst drivers to become real racers.
It’s a whole new generation, but the same old Call of Duty at the top of the preorder charts
Microsoft is helping developers to have a chance at selling games on Xbox Live.
Xbox One won’t launch with Peggle 2 or Watch Dogs, but it will still have 22 games available on day one.
The downloadable content pack is due out soon and will bring Skyrim-themed character skins and music to Minecraft.
Season-pass holders will also get exclusive items for the title’s multiplayer mode.