Preorder Crysis 3 and receive the original game for the platform of your choice, free of charge.
The puzzle-platformer Planet in Distress may be too much heartache for one boy — and may put the player in distress as well.
Xbox Live voters have deemed President Barack Obama the victor again in the debate against Republican challenger Mitt Romney.
Microsoft reveals the details behind Xbox SmartGlass and its new Xbox 360 dashboard.
Who won? Vice President Joseph Biden or GOP candidate Paul Ryan? Hint: It was a very clear result.
Joe Danger 2: The Movie makes you the star of the most jam-packed action movie around, but you’ve seen this one before.
EA and Insomniac Games’ upcoming multiplatform shooter puts alien technology in dangerous hands.
The PC game Terraria is headed to XBLA and PSN in early 2013.
Three upcoming DLC packs have been revealed for the newest Transformers game, but those who preordered might not be happy about one of them.
With everything from cost to content vying for your attention, how do you know the right time to play?
Microsoft announced a $40 price drop for its Kinect motion-sensing controller today, the first price drop for the device since its 2010 debut.
Read about one writer’s painfully awkward journey to become the ultimate baller in NBA Baller Beats.
Konami isn’t releasing a patch for the Xbox 360 version of Silent Hill HD Collection, but it is offering an exchange program.
Three games in the Metal Gear Solid series will be available soon as digital downloads.
How many people actually use Bing, anyway?
Take on hordes of shambling, inexorable zombies in a moody, 1986 Seattle, but don’t count on great voice acting or stellar dialogue.
Microsoft could make a Wii Music-like experience for the Xbox, thanks to Kinect.
Batman’s romp through interactive games has been spotty. We cover the highlights of the Caped Crusader’s pixelated and polygonal adventures.
Microsoft reportedly sold 257,000 units last month for a total of $272 million, more than was spent on the other current generation consoles combined.
Microsoft will package a Halo 4-themed 320GB Xbox 360 with a copy of the game and two controllers. The bundle will hit store shelves alongside the release of the first-person shooter.
Microsoft exec Don Mattrick says Halo 4 will work with Surface, the company’s upcoming tablet.
They’re blonde, beautiful, and hang out with the undead more than the living. But how similar are Lollipop Chainsaw’s Juliet Starling and TV’s Buffy Summers, and does one deserve the title of Slayer more than the other? Voice actress Tara Strong, Buffy enthusiast Lily Rothman, and writer James Gunn have the answers.
Scottish audio company Euphonious has taken the innovative step of making memorable and dynamic Sonic Logos, like Sega’s choral chant and Intel’s “plink, plunk, plink, plunk,” affordable for any company — even those without budgets like the big boys.
We’ve corralled the entirety of our E3 2012 coverage from the showfloors, meeting rooms, conference halls, and beyond. If you missed out — or need a refresher — on GamesBeat’s E3 coverage, take a look here!
Microsoft Game Studios Vice President Phil Spencer unveiled three brand new games today during the Microsoft E3 2012 press conference, including a Kinect title from film director Gore Verbinski.
Usher danced his way onstage at E3 in Los Angeles today to announce Dance Central 3 from Harmonix.
Microsoft’s Internet Explorer is coming to Xbox 360 this fall complete with Kinect voice control and SmartGlass integration.
Microsoft said today that it has generated more than $56 billion at retail from its game business, and it has sold 67 million Xbox 360 consoles since 2005. It has also sold more than 19 million Kinect motion sensors since 2010.
Warner Bros. Interactive announces Harry Potter for the Kinect, which releases this fall. Time to bust out that robe and hat combo from the closet once more.
Microsoft’s Kinect has always held out tantalizing promises. As a user interface, it brings computing devices to the edge of greatness but falls just a little short of our dreams of the Star Trek holodeck or the cool transparent, gesture-controlled computer that Tom Cruise used in the sci-fi film Minority Report. You can fantasize about being a Jedi Knight in Kinect Star Wars…until the system fails to recognize your lightsaber attack and you get pummeled instead.
Electronic Arts has responded to public opinion by returning DICE-controlled servers to the console versions of Battlefield 3 today.
The former president of Microsoft’s gaming and devices division spoke to a captive audience about how to create entrepreneurial projects within a larger company. During that talk, he touched on the Xbox 360′s early troubles and how that affected him personally.
Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition has broken all previous digital-sales records, selling more than any other title in the first 24 hours on Xbox Live Arcade, Microsoft today announced.
Console gamers are reporting that the official DICE servers for Battlefield 3 multiplayer have been completely withdrawn, with the game now largely only playable on private rented servers.
With a month to go before this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo video game trade show (E3), rumors are surfacing about next-generation console announcements. We’re not likely to hear much about what sort of features they’ll have for a while with the exception of Nintendo’s upcoming Wii U, which is launching this fall.
Microsoft and Motorola Mobility are locked in a bitter patent suit regarding the use of H.264 video compression and encoding. The ongoing legal battle lead to German courts issuing an injunction that could halt the sales and distribution of the Xbox 360, Windows 7 software, and even Internet Explorer in the country.
Imagine a mobile device with the graphical capabilities of an Xbox 360. Hardware developer Nvidia thinks that dream isn’t too far off.