The Xbox One's New Dashboard: Better, Faster, And Not Just for Gamers

As part of a major update coming in the fall, the Xbox One is getting a new dashboard, including a newer, slicker UI, and the addition of Microsoft’s Cortana assistant. Not only will the changes make for a better gaming experience, they should also improve the Xbox One’s claim to being the only box you need under your… » 6/15/15 9:08pm 6/15/15 9:08pm

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