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Xbox One S Laptop

Xbox One S Laptop

The Xbox One S just came out, and modder Ed Zarick has already transformed the console into laptop form. The slimmer, lighter console makes for a more portable machine than ever. It’s got a 19″ display built in, and a 4K HDMI output. Enter on twitter for a chance to win one.

We Happy Few (Trailer 2)

We Happy Few (Trailer 2)

“Don’t forget to take your Joy, and drink plenty of water too. Good thing there’s Joy in the water eh?” Our latest trailer at the roguelike first-person dystopian adventure We Happy Few introduces us to Wellington’s residents and districts.

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We Happy Few (Gameplay)

We Happy Few (Gameplay)

A first-person adventure that takes place in an alternate universe 1960’s England, in which citizens are forced to take a drug called “Joy” which obscures the reality of their horrific existence. Think The Matrix meets The Man in the High Castle meets Austin Powers.

Gears of War 4 (Gameplay 2)

Gears of War 4 (Gameplay 2)

A look at co-op multiplayer mode (available split-screen or online) in the upcoming shooter. The game adds crazy environmental effects, a badass new 5-player horde mode, and supports Xbox Play Anywhere, letting you play one copy on both Xbox One and Windows 10.

Xbox One S

Xbox One S

The updated Xbox One is 40% smaller than the original, supports UHD Blu-Ray and streams 4K video with HDR from Amazon and Netflix, has up to a 2TB hard drive, a refined new controller, and does away with that big ugly power brick. Drops early August.

Xbox One: Now $299

Xbox One: Now $299

It’s been on sale for a couple of months, but now the Xbox One’s starting price has officially been permanently reduced to $299 from $349. The affected bundles are the Name Your Game bundle, the Gears of War bundle and the Quantum Break bundle.

Titanfall 2 (Teaser)

Titanfall 2 (Teaser)

Titanfall was one of the big Xbox One launch titles, offering epic mech battles, but decidedly last-gen graphics. Its sequel aims to remedy that, unshackled from the Xbox 360, plus this version is coming to the PS4 too. Here’s our first tiny glimpse at a jumbo mech with a big sword.

Nyko Data Bank for Xbox One

Nyko Data Bank for Xbox One

Just like the Data Bank for the PlayStation 4, Nyko’s add-on for the Xbox One sits on top of the console and lets you plug in 3.5″ storage drives. It should work with any 3.5″ drive that has at least 256GB of space. It has a separate power plug though.

Fallout 4 Xbox One Giveaway

Fallout 4 Xbox One Giveaway

Microsoft is giving away a Fallout 4-themed custom Xbox One console along with an Xbox One copy of the sold out Fallout 4 Pip-Boy Edition. Details on Major Nelson’s website. Skip to 2:43 to view the “Pip-Box One.”

Halo 5: Guardians (Trailer)

Halo 5: Guardians (Trailer)

“You’re to return to the Infinity immediately.” “Negative, Infinity – I don’t like it.” Master Chief throws the mother of all tantrums in order to save humanity in the final trailer for the Xbox One exclusive Halo 5: Guardians.

Forza Motorsport 6: Legacy

Forza Motorsport 6: Legacy

Gran Trak 10. Pole Position. RC Pro Am. Chase HQ. Ridge Racer. Forza. The 2017 Ford GT races through the evolution of racing video games in this awesome commercial for the Xbox One’s Forza Motorsport 6.

Mad Max Xbox One Giveaway

Mad Max Xbox One Giveaway

Microsoft and Warner Bros. are giving away 10 Xbox One digital game codes of the Mad Max game and one custom Mad Max-themed Xbox One console. To enter, all you have to do is answer a question on Major Nelson’s blog.

Quantum Break (Trailer)

Quantum Break (Trailer)

Looks like the time-bending Xbox One shooter ditched its original cast for vets, including Shawn Ashmore (X-Men), Dominic Monaghan (LotR), Aiden Gillen (Game of Thrones) and Lance Reddick (Fringe, The Wire). New gameplay here.

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Forza Motorsport 6

Forza Motorsport 6

Forza Motorsport 6 promises 1080p/60fps graphics, 450 cars including the new Ford GT, all tracks from Forza Motorsport 5 plus five new environments including Daytona and Rio de Janeiro. Uncompressed gameplay video here.

PlayBox 4 One Mk. II

PlayBox 4 One Mk. II

Console modder Ed Zarick is now accepting orders for his Xbox One and PS4 combo laptop case mod. The PlayBox 4 One Mk. II has a 24″ 1080p Vizio display that has a remote control and apps like Netflix. The HDMI out is optional.

Xbox One Elite Controller

Xbox One Elite Controller

The Xbox One Wireless Elite Controller is all about customization. It has two d-pads, three pairs of thumbsticks of different lengths and four removable rear paddles. You’ll be able to remap all buttons and save up to two profiles.

Gigantic (Gameplay)

Gigantic (Gameplay)

Another look at the Windows 10 and Xbox One free-to-play team action game Gigantic, which features a bright and colorful animation style, and giant guardians to help protect your team. Sign up for the August 2015 beta here.

Xbox One Backwards Compatibility

Xbox One Backwards Compatibility

Come Fall 2015, you’ll be able to play many Xbox 360 games – disc or digital – on the Xbox One. It will support multiplayer and preserve saves, achievements and Gamerscore. Xbox Preview members can try now, though initial list is limited.

Gears of War 4 (Gameplay)

Gears of War 4 (Gameplay)

A look at the Xbox One shooter, as players wind their way through a level loaded with cinematic events, creepy atmosphere, and edge-of-your seat suspense. Your chainsaw wielding and curb stomping won’t happen til late 2016.

Fable Legends (Trailer)

Fable Legends (Trailer)

The next chapter of the classic action RPG returns as a free-to-play Xbox One and Windows 10 exclusive. Fable Legends will offer epic stories and huge worlds to explore and cross-device multiplayer. Oh, and Cersei Lannister.

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Win: Special Edition Xbox One

Win: Special Edition Xbox One

Head to the Technabob Shop for a chance to win a Special Edition Xbox One, with four controllers, Kinect, and Halo: The Master Chief Collection which bundles Halo: Combat Evolved, Halo 2: Anniversary, Halo 3 and Halo 4. (Ends 7/1/15)

Star Wars: Battlefront (Trailer)

Star Wars: Battlefront (Trailer)

If you can believe it, the footage you see here is taken directly from the game engine of EA’s epic relaunch of Star Wars Battlefront. Coming this November to PS4, PC and Xbox One. We can’t wait to fly around with Boba Fett’s jet pack.

Conker’s Big Reunion (Teaser)

Conker’s Big Reunion (Teaser)

The foul-mouthed, red-haired squirrel is coming to Xbox One and Windows 8.1 this April, but this time he’s starring in an episodic adventure game built in Microsoft’s Project Spark game engine – which shockingly wasn’t built by Rare.

as·phyx·i·a

as·phyx·i·a

Digital artists Maria Takeuchi, Frederico Phillips and performer Shiho Tanaka combines dance choreography and motion-capture technology in this hauntingly beautiful work that uses Xbox One Kinect data as its source. BTS gallery here.

Ford GT: Inside the Design

Ford GT: Inside the Design

Xbox talks to Ford about the 2016 Ford GT, which will be one of the drivable cars in the Xbox One exclusive Forza Motorsport 6. The video is bursting with self-congratulatory babble, but even when muted it’s still worth watching.

Xbox One & PS4 Laptop Case Mod

Xbox One & PS4 Laptop Case Mod

Console modder Ed Zarick managed to cram in the guts of both the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4 in one unit, along with a 22″ LCD. It uses just one power plug, though you can’t have both consoles on at once. More on Technabob.

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