Lego Dimensions transports your bricks and Minifigs into a video game

If there was any doubt that video games that allow kids to bring their physical toys into the actual game were more than just a fad, Lego and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment are joining the likes of Nintendo's amiibo, Disney's Infinity, and Spin Master's Sick Bricks with its new Lego Dimensions game for the… » 4/09/15 1:49pm 4/09/15 1:49pm

Taking The Minecraft Vegetarian Challenge

Minecraft is a lot of different things to a lot of different people; a place to build a word processor, recreate Westeros or trap incredible monsters. For many players it's simply about survival, which means making sure you have shelter at night, forging armor and weapons with which you can fend off attackers,… » 1/11/15 6:50pm 1/11/15 6:50pm

Last-Gen Gamers Are Being Left Behind

New-gen consoles have barely been out for a year, but there's already a familiar story: a game launches and runs great on the PS4 and Xbox One, much less so on the PS3 and 360. Shadow of Mordor was an egregious example of this performance gap, but it's not the only one. Is there any hope for last-gen gamers? » 12/18/14 9:45am 12/18/14 9:45am

Xbox One Update Lets You Buzz Your Controller When It's Lost

Microsoft has begun rolling out a new update for the Xbox One, plonking several new handy features on the hulking great box in your living room. The new content is aimed at allowing owners easier use of the Snap multitasking function, access to their social circles and making their Xbox account more secure. » 10/16/14 6:20am 10/16/14 6:20am

Plex For Xbox One Makes It Easy To Stream Your (Pirated) Video to the TV

Following millions of user requests, Plex is finally launching Plex for Xbox. The popular media-streaming app is already available on a wide variety of platforms, it will soon be the easiest way to blast local (and pirated) content from your laptop or elsewhere onto your Xbox. The catch is that Plex costs $5 per month… » 10/06/14 11:55am 10/06/14 11:55am

A Teenage Hacker Ring Stole $100 Million in Army and Xbox Tech

The U.S. Department of Justice just charged a group of four young hackers with a doozie of a crime. They're accused of breaking into both Microsoft and U.S. Army servers and stealing $100 million worth of everything from unreleased games to military training software. Two of the hackers have already pleaded guilty. » 9/30/14 4:00pm 9/30/14 4:00pm

This Portable XBOX One Gaming "Laptop" Can Be Yours For Just $1,500

There are plenty of great things about the XBOX One, but not being able to stuff it into a backpack and take it with you on a road trip is definitely a downer. If you've got $1,500 to spare, however, you might just be able to snag an Xbook One: a portable chassis with the guts of the XBOX one and a 22-inch screen. » 9/15/14 2:31am 9/15/14 2:31am