November 2014 Games with Gold: Volgarr the Viking, Viva Pinata, and Red Faction: Guerrilla

Trick-or-treating has come to an end for another year, but Microsoft has a few more treats for Xbox Live Gold members: as part of their Games with Gold promotion, Gold members will be able to download Viva Pinata: Trouble in Paradise and Red Faction: Guerrilla for the Xbox 360, and Volgarr the Viking for the Xbox One – all for free. For more details about these games, hit the jump! Continue reading

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Darksiders II now free for XBL Gold members

Today marks the beginning of the second half of October, and also the first day of a new game available for free as part of Microsoft’s Games with Gold promotion. You can pick up Darksiders II on the Xbox 360 for free until the end of the month. For more details about this game, hit the jump: Continue reading

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October 2014 Games with Gold announced

ContactTango let us know today that Major Nelson posted the games free to XBL Gold members in the month of October 2014. Gold members on the Xbox One will be able to pick up Chariot, while those on the Xbox 360 will be treated to Battlefield: Bad Company 2 and Darksiders II. For more details about these games, hit the jump!

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September 2014 Games with Gold announced

Stig Assassin let us know late last week that Major Nelson revealed the games to be released for free in September 2014 as part of Microsoft’s Games with Gold promotion. Xbox One gamers will still be able to pick up Crimson Dragon as its promotion time has been extended from August. They will also be able to download Super Time Force for the entire length of September.

Xbox 360 gamers will be able to pick up Monaco: What’s Yours Is Mine in the first half of September, and Halo: Reach beginning on the 16th. For more details about these games, hit the jump! Continue reading

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July 2014 Games with Gold

Stig Assassin let us know yesterday that Major Nelson posted the games available for free to Xbox Live Gold members for the month of July as part of Microsoft’s Games with Gold promotion. Starting on July 2, Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition can be downloaded for free on the Xbox One. Max: The Curse of Brotherhood was free in June and will continue to be available for free in July.

On the Xbox 360, Gold members can download Gotham City Impostors from the 1st to 15th, and BattleBlock Theater from the 16th to 31st.

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June 2014 Games with Gold for Xbox 360 and Xbox One

Dark Souls

June marks the one-year anniversary of Microsoft’s Games with Gold promotion, and also the first month it is being extended to the Xbox One console. Max: The Curse of Brotherhood and Halo: Spartan Assault will be available for free to XBL Gold members when the next console update is deployed (they won’t be available on the 1st of the month).

On the Xbox 360, Dark Souls will be available for free from the 1st to 15th, and both Charlie Murder and Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition will be available for free from the 16th to 30th.

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Xbox One: This is an Invitation

With the release of the Xbox One less than a month away, Microsoft is starting their advertising campaign. Here is their new ad, entitled “Invitation,” that will be shown on television starting this Sunday on Sunday Night Football on NBC (in the United States). For more information on the ad campaign, check out the new post on the Xbox Wire.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_1mfIg1I3zE

The Xbox One releases on November 22nd, 2013.

Xbox One Release Date Revealed: November 22nd, 2013


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BREQ stopped by the forums to let people know that Microsoft has officially revealed the release date for the Xbox One. The Xbox One will hit store shelves on November 22nd, 2013. The console will launch in 13 markets (Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Spain, UK, and USA) with more markets to follow in 2014.

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2013 Xbox 360 Dashboard Public Beta Now Available


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Major Nelson posted this morning on his blog about the signups for the next Xbox 360 beta being available. This gives you the opportunity to test out the new dashboard before it is released to the public. Major Nelson says that this will include updates to improve overall performance and the ability to conduct transactions with local currency, as Microsoft Points will be retired later this year.

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