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Microsoft preparing for ‘Biggest Ever’ E3 show on June 10th

Mark those calenders people, as Microsoft have announced that they are planning for their biggest ever E3 show on June 10th 2018 at 1pm Pacific time, which means a late Sunday night for us Brits. I am not certain of the exact time for us, as the clocks will go forward (or back, never sure), […]

Microsoft announce the Combat Tech Special Edition Xbox Controller

Microsoft have announced the third controller in the Tech Series, the Xbox Wireless Controller – Combat Tech Special Edition. The Xbox Wireless Controller – Combat Tech Special Edition embodies a traditional army colour palette with its classic Military Green base colour (the same Military Green offered through Xbox Design Lab), bright orange accents and military […]

TiX Podcast S1E3 Game on Trial

Welcome to the new This is Xbox Podcast. Join Damien Ashley and Adrian Garlike for a new episode of the This is Xbox Podcast. In this episode Damien and Adrian put the high street retailer Game on trial, discussing their business practices, their relevance and what the future may hold for the retailer. https://soundcloud.com/thisisxboxpodcast/tix-podcast-s1e3-game-on-trial Podcast […]

TiX Podcast S1E2 Post-E3 2017

Welcome to the new This is Xbox Podcast. Join Greg Giddens and Damien Ashley for a new episode of the This is Xbox Podcast. This episode follows on from the last show and discusses what was shown and announced at E3 2017. Greg and Damien discuss their thoughts on the conferences and their highlights with […]

Minecraft and Power Rangers Skin Pack

Today sees the release of the Power Rangers Skin pack for Minecraft Xbox One, Windows 10 and the Pocket Edition, for the price of £2.39.  Included in the pack are the classic Power Rangers and also a selection of cackling, evil villians, like Rita Repulsa, Bulk and Skull! “As a teen I remember getting out of […]

Screen Time and new streaming service ‘Beams’ to Xbox Insiders

Xbox Insiders – the name for those previously on the dashboard preview program – should now be receiving their update, with optimisations to improve speed and an overhauled guide that gives you quicker access to the most used features of the Xbox One. Later this week the second stage of the dashboard will be switched on […]

E3 Microsoft Round-up Let’s Play

E3 is well and truly underway, with EA, Bethesda and Microsoft all delivering their conferences so far. And to follow up with our prediction videos we have the first of two round-up videos discussing what’s been announced so far. Join Greg Giddens and Neal Jarrett as they discuss the many announcements from E3 2016 so […]

E3 2016 – Gears of War 4 Elite controller

As well as bringing us more news and gameplay of the new Gears of War 4, Microsoft showed a short at the E3 conference of a gears of war special edition Elite controller. The controller has a Gears themed paintjob complete with icons on the d-pad, just in case you forget where the chainsaw is in those clutch […]

What’s this new Xbox One update released today?

Our Xbox senses are tingling. Today a 300 odd MB update rolled out for Xbox One. Now it could very well be a patch for the preview members testing the new dashboard, but we sense possible groundwork for something due to be announced in tomorrow’s Microsoft conference. Are we right? Are we crazy? Are we both? […]

Microsoft and Team Dakota extinguish Project Spark

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Some of you may have already noticed but you can no longer download Project Spark from the Xbox or Windows store and this is because after much consideration Microsoft and Team Dakota have decided to discontinue support for the game. Starting last Friday, Project Spark disappeared from the Market Place and for all existing users […]