Xbox 360

‘Project Spark’ beta launches for Windows 8.1, Xbox One follows in early 2014

Microsoft launches the first wave for Project Spark's beta, with invites rolling out to Windows 8.1-equipped users. The Xbox One will join in on the beta in early 2014, with a release to follow later in the year.

Gaming

Best Xbox Live Arcade games

The Xbox Live Arcade has been around for nearly a decade, but it hasn't always been the indie and blockbuster powerhouse it is today. Check out our top picks for the best Xbox Live Arcade games so you can download a great title that won't cost you $60.

Gaming

All the pretty tanks: ‘World of Tanks’ 360 edition preview

We preview the upcoming Xbox 360 version of Wargaming.net’s ‘World of Tanks,’ which is now currently in beta. The game is free-to-play, but is it worth the money?

Gaming

Choose your ‘Call of Duty: Ghosts’ pre-order bundle wisely

'Call of Duty: Ghosts' may be arriving on current-gen consoles on Nov. 5, but that doesn't mean it's too late to pre-order the Infinity Ward's upcoming FPS. Check out our roundup of some of the better pre-order bundles so you can land the best deal in town.

Gaming

‘Titanfall’ is ‘lifetime’ exclusive on PC, Xbox 360, and Xbox One

Electronic Arts CFO Blake Jorgensen confirms during the publisher's latest earnings call that Titanfall, the debut effort from Respawn Entertainment that is due in March 2014, is a "lifetime" exclusive on PC, Xbox 360, and Xbox One.

Gaming

‘Halo: Spartan Assault’ heads into battle on Xbox 360 and Xbox One in December

Microsoft confirms that Halo: Spartan Assault, which was previously a Windows 8/Windows 8 Phone-exclusive, will be making its way to Xbox 360 and Xbox One this December with new features in tow.

Gaming

Trade-in your old game console and get an Alienware gaming PC for $499

Remember cash for clunkers? Alienware currently has a similar program of its own, specifically for gamers. You can trade an old Wii, Xbox 360, PS3 and more to get a credit towards a new Alienware system.

Computing

PBS app on Xbox 360 raises the bar for free content streaming on the console

A newly launched PBS app on the Xbox 360 gives users access to a rotating selection pulled from many of the TV network's most popular titles, including NOVA, Austin City Limits, and more.

Gaming

Secrets and cheats for ‘Grand Theft Auto 5’

'Grand Theft Auto V' is nothing short of ambitious and expansive, but where are those beloved cheat codes we all know and love? Here are some of the latest cheats, tips and tricks for the blockbuster title so you can live life in Los Santos to the fullest.

Gaming

Rockstar warns against installing both ‘GTA V’ discs on Xbox 360

Rockstar Games advises against installing the "play" disc for Grand Theft Auto V on your Xbox 360 hard drive. As Digital Foundry discovered, doing so creates issues in the game's open world with texture pop-in.

Gaming

Xbox Live Rewards program updated to reflect the death of MS Points

Microsoft changes up its Xbox Live Rewards program to better reflect a new face of Xbox Live in which Microsoft Points are no longer used as a form of currency.

Gaming

Xbox 360’s free-to-play library just grew by one with Crytek’s ‘Warface’

Crytek’s long gestating free-to-play first person shooter, Warface, will be heading to the Xbox 360 in “Early 2014.” The console version will be free-to-play with an Xbox Live Gold membership.

Gaming

Major in procrastination with a dorm room Game Cave

The college school year is just about to get underway, so now is the time to figure out the important things – like how to trick out your dorm to make it perfect for a gamer.

Buying Guides

Microsoft affirms commitment to indies, every Xbox One is a developer console

Microsoft clarifies its position on independent game development, confirming that the Xbox One can double as a development kit. This confirmation suggests a looser attitude toward indie development as Microsoft movies into the next hardware generation.

Gaming