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Deals with Gold and Spotlight Offers – October 17th, 2017

It is that time of the week… Major Nelson drops the deals of the week for Xbox. There is a nice bonus this week in the shape Fallout 4 and related content – if you haven’t played Fal...[Read More]

Deals with Gold: 17-23 January

As ever, Major Nelson has released the details of what is now available for Xbox Live Gold members, the Deals with gold will be available between the 17th to the 23rd January.      Xbox One Deals CONT...[Read More]

Xbox One gets two Shadow controllers

Are you bored with your plain old standard Xbox One controller? Is the solid black colour just not classy enough? Fear not, Xbox Live’s very own Major Nelson has revealed two new funky controlle...[Read More]

October Xbox One System Update: Preview

So whilst the rest of the world is going crazy for the Destiny launch today, last night Major Nelson gave a detailed breakdown of what to expect in the October Xbox One System update. The update inclu...[Read More]

Getting to Know New Head of Xbox – Phil Spencer

Larry Hryb, Xbox Live’s Major Nelson, chats with Phil in a second video interview about his history at Microsoft and what led him to his new role as Head of Xbox. While this is a new role for Ph...[Read More]

Twitch Broadcast Walkthrough

The imminent addition of Twitch broadcasting to the Xbox One has prompted Xbox spokesman Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb to narrate the below walkthrough of the service. Twitch broadcasting laun...[Read More]

Xbox One News – Titanfall Beta Now Open To All – Available on Dashboard

  Major Nelson has revealed that now those wanting to try out Titanfall no longer have to wait for one of the elusive Beta Codes and will be able to access the beta simply by visiting the Xbox On...[Read More]

Battlefield 4: Team Nelson vs. Team Bongos

So as the PR machines continue their mission to ensure all we do is think about Battlefield 4 over the coming days and weeks up to release, it seems Xbox Live’s Major Nelson and AceyBongos are in on t...[Read More]

Confirmed – Xbox One To Come With Headset In Box At Launch

Larry Hryb (Major Nelson) has confirmed that the Xbox One will ship with an included headset at launch. By showing an unboxing video and then double clarifying for me because I (at first) missed that ...[Read More]

Xbox One Has Brand New Achievement Unlocked Sound

That familiar sort of “doink” noise we all know and love that pops up our Achievements on the Xbox 360 is set for a revamp as Xbox LIVE’s Larry Hryb confirmed the news on twitter ton...[Read More]

Xbox One – Import Your Face And Body Mass Onto Created Characters

Major Nelson (Larry Hryb) of Xbox LIVE today at San Diego Comic Con moderated a panel of developers as they talked about new features for the upcoming Xbox One console. One great feature in particular...[Read More]

Xbox – E3 2013 Live Coverage Details and Trailer

Xbox LIVE’s Major Nelson has provided details on how to watch the E3 2013 live show’s (yes show’s – plural!) which we have pasted in for you below directly from his blog. ̶...[Read More]

The New Generation Xbox Revealed – XBOX ONE

At precisely 6pm BST Time (UK) the pre-warm up intro music dropped and the stage opened. The dramatic tones of drums, and god-knows-whatever-else a bit rock and pop had been playing about 15 minutes p...[Read More]

Next-Gen Xbox Reveal Dated May 21 2013

Major Nelson has confirmed what the world has been anticipating – the next-generation Xbox console will be unveiled on May 21st 2013 as previously rumoured. Here’s the official word from L...[Read More]

Ultimate Xbox LIVE Sale Starts NOW

We wanted to let you know that starting today and running until 4th March 2013, over 60 Xbox 360 Games on Demand titles will be on sale up to 75% off, with some as low as 85% off, for the “Xbox Ultima...[Read More]

Gears of War: Judgment Multiplayer Demo Coincides With Full Game Release

Xbox LIVE’s Major Nelson has shared the news that a public Multiplayer Demo of Epic’s latest installment in the Gears series – Gears of War: Judgment, will be dated to coincide with ...[Read More]

Major Nelson Counts Down To E3 2013 – Causes Next-Gen Xbox Stir


Xbox LIVE’s Major Nelson (A.K.A Larry Hryb, in the real world) has caused a bit of an internet stir with his latest blog post counting down the days until E3 2013 on June 11th this year.

Microsoft Rolling Out Free Xbox LIVE Gold For Those Affected By Cloud Outage

The past few days has seen Micrsoft and the Xbox team work “aggressively” to resolve an issue that affected the online cloud storage on Xbox LIVE.

Xbox LIVE Marketplace Holiday Offers

Major Nelson kicked off the holiday season shopping deals today with a superb blog post listing all the deals you can find on the Xbox LIVE Marketplace. Keep reading to see the full list.

Five Call of Duty Titles in Top Twenty Played Games of 2011

Microsoft’s Larry Hryb – aka Major Nelson, or as we prefer – the Godfather of Xbox, has published a list of the Top 20 Games Played in 2011 on Xbox LIVE. It may comes as a surprise (...[Read More]