Xbox 360

November's Xbox Games with Gold take a trip in time with backward compatibility

Microsoft announced November's downloadable freebies for Xbox Live Gold subscribers, revealing that the service's first-ever batch of backward-compatible Xbox 360 games will be given away starting next month.

Twisted Pixel separates from Microsoft, returns to indie development

Developer Twisted Pixel, creator of games like 'Splosion Man and Comic Jumper, has "returned to its indie roots" this week, announcing that it has split from Microsoft Studios following its 2011 acquisition.

Xbox Games With Gold features The Walking Dead, Valiant Hearts in October

The first season of Telltale Games' episodic adventure game series The Walking Dead will be available as a free download for Xbox Live Gold subscribers in October, Microsoft's Major Nelson announced.

Call of Duty: Black Ops III will have no campaign on PS3 and Xbox 360

In an announcement sure to disappoint many fans, Activision and Treyarch have revealed that Call of Duty: Black Ops III for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 will not include the Campaign mode featured in the PS4/Xbox One/PC release.

Xbox 360 dashboard update expands cloud storage to 2GB

Microsoft has released a system update for Xbox 360 consoles, giving players double the amount of cloud storage space for uploaded save games, among other new features and improvements.

Xbox Live Indie Games face extinction in 2017

Xbox Live Indie Games, a service that publishes downloadable Xbox 360 titles made by hobbyist developers, will cease operations in 2017 as part of a "sunsetting process" Microsoft recently outlined.

Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition free for Xbox Live Gold subscribers in September

The revamped Xbox One version of Crystal Dynamics' Tomb Raider will be available as a free download in September for Xbox Live Gold subscribers as part of the ongoing Games With Gold program.
Home Theater

Plex app is now free for Roku, includes redesign, new features

Ideal for anyone with an existing Plex Media Server as well as a Roku streaming set-top box, Plex has eliminated the premium cost of the Roku app and significantly upgraded the user interface.

Seagate expands into the world of gaming accessories with the 2TB Game Drive for Xbox

Always running out of room for your digital games? The new Seagate Game Drive for Xbox offers 2TB of storage, doesn't require external power, and can be used with both the Xbox One and the Xbox 360.

Assassin’s Creed IV, Gears of War 3 free for Xbox Live Gold subscribers in July

Xbox Live Gold subscribers will receive free downloadable copies of Assassin's Creed IV for the Xbox One and Gears of War 3 for Xbox 360 next month as part of Microsoft's ongoing Games With Gold campaign.

Xbox 360 backwards compatibility also supports DLC and multiplayer

Microsoft has confirmed that Xbox One backwards compatibility for Xbox 360 games will support DLC and online multiplayer, at the discretion of the games' publishers.