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Xbox One September Update Already Available

The latest Xbox One update originally expected in September has already emerged less than two weeks after the August firmware was rolled out with some even reporting that it’s available and installing onto consoles today.

Upgrades detailed one Microsoft website for the coming month’s Xbox One firmware (6.2.11507.0) mention a new Media Player app which …

Eve Online Creators CCP Games closes San Francisco office

Eve Online Creators CCP Games closes San Francisco office

EVE Online studio CCP Games has announced the closure of its San Francisco office, this was announced yesterday in a press release as part of an effort to “merge and streamline” its operations. This comes after they made the decision to end development of the World of Darkness MMO last April, an MMO based on …

Standalone Kinect 2.0 Camera to go on sale in October for Xbox One

Standalone Kinect 2.0 Camera to go on sale in October for Xbox One

With sales of the Xbox One picking up (finally!) word is that Microsoft will be looking to start selling the Xbox One Kinect 2.0 sensor as a standalone accessory for the console later on this year. According to Windows Phone Central MS will sell the console’s camera and voice recognition system on the side from …

Xbox One ‘Free Play Day’ Spotted on Reddit

With Xbox One disc drive issues dealt with (in a fashion) it appears Microsoft will attempt to win back gamer favour by offering a selection of games as free to play for a 24 hour period.

Not officially announced, but spotted in a Reddit post, Xbox Live Gold subscribers will be entitled to a ‘…

Oculus Rift Offering Bug Bounty

Oculus Rift Offering Bug Bounty

We’ve already heard today about how Sony’s new direction is orientated towards virtual reality, according to a top Sony executive. The game company is looking to push the software forward into a new generation of games.

Mark Zuckerberg tests out Facebook’s new acquisition.

Meanwhile, on the social media side of things, Facebook is apparently going …

Sony Executive ‘VR is Gaming’s Future’

Sony Executive 'VR is Gaming's Future'

Speaking to Pocket Lint in a recent interview, Sony Worldwide Studios head Shuhei Yoshida outlined that the next phase in adapting games to incorporate modern controls and input systems is getting the Playstation 4 working together with Sony’s upcoming ‘Project Morpheus’ virtual reality headset.

Playstation Move apparently didn’t fare as expected.

Yoshida is adamant that …

New 500GB Hard Drive for Xbox 360

New 500GB Hard Drive for Xbox 360

The companies behind the new generation of consoles, aka the Xbox One and Sony, haven’t forgotten their last generation of amazing gaming machines. The Xbox 360 and PS3 have both seen recent upgrades and attention from their creators, with Sony recently announcing a new cheaper edition of the PS3 for release towards Christmas.

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Flappy Bird Creator Has A New Game Out

Flappy Bird Creator Has A New Game Out

The developer of the notorious and frankly frustrating indie game title Flappy Bird has come up with his next game, which is available tomorrow on the 21st on the iPhone App store. The developer, Dong Nguyen, famously removed Flappy Bird from stores on the grounds that it was ‘too addictive’.

SEE ALSO: Flappy Bird Pulled …

Activision Could Soon Be Making Movies

Activision Could Soon Be Making Movies

Call of Duty publisher Activision is apparently on its way to creating feature length blockbuster movies based on games in their sphere of influence, according to information that’s going around online at the moment.

Some games are often likened to blockbuster movies, often including a linear lvel structure and long, action packed cutscenes. Some take …

Microsoft resolution on Xbox One Disc Drive Error 0×80820002

Microsoft resolution on Xbox One Disc Drive Error 0x80820002

Many fans and Xbox owners have been reaching out to Microsoft on the official Xbox Forums and via Twitter, but it seems the problem is still not being highlighted by Microsoft as lost of conflicting information is coming from the company.

Yesterday afternoon on the Xbox forum, Microsoft (in the form of Mister Quimby, and …