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Kinectless Xbox One Boosts Sales

Through its Xbox Wire news site, Microsoft has announced that the reduced price of the Xbox One without Kinect has seen “sales of Xbox One more than double in the US compared to sales in May.” This figure comes from “Internal data [...]
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E3 2014 – Ubisoft Announces ‘Shape Up’

Ubisoft has just released a trailer for an Xbox One exclusive fitness title called Shape Up, the title will be coming to Xbox One this November. The trailer showcases an array of motion-based fitness mini-games, which include exercises methods such as [...]
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Ubisoft is “Extremely Happy” about Xbox One’s Price-Cut

It seems like Microsoft’s decision to un-bundle the Kinect from every Xbox One unit – and cutting the console’s price as a result – has been met with universal praise from the French publisher, Ubisoft. During yesterday’s [...]
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Rare Takes Us on Guided Island Tour in ‘Kinect Sports Rivals’

In a new video, Major Nelson and Rare Ltd’s. Art Director Louise O’Connor give gamers a guided tour of the island in Kinect Sports Rivals. The video features sporting events such as rock climbing, jet skiing, soccer, bowling, tennis and target [...]
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Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare’s Release Date Announced

EA has officially announced that PopCap’s third-person shooter spin-off Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare will be arriving on stores’ shelves on February 18th in North America, and February 20th in Europe, on the Xbox One, and Xbox 360. Garden [...]
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‘Killer Instict’ Free to Xbox Live Veterans

With next-gen just around the corner, Microsoft has been handing out gifts for veteran members. November 22 is the date those veterans will have to keep an eye on their inboxes to see if they are lucky enough to claim the gifts. Microsoft took several [...]
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‘Kinect Sports Rivals Preseasons’ Announced for Xbox One

Microsoft has announced Kinect Sports Rivals Preseason, which will effectively give early adopters of the Xbox One console a free trial of the wake racing mode in Kinect sports Rivals. The free trial will be playable from November 22 through March 2014 and [...]
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Microsoft Announces “Xbox Fitness”

Microsoft has today announced the introduction of “Xbox Fitness”, which is a new online service built exclusively for the Xbox One that offering players interactive fitness videos from around the globe. It was confirmed through Microsoft’s [...]
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Gamescom: Ubisoft Announces ‘The Fighter Within’

Ubisoft has announced The Fighter Within, which will be an Xbox One exclusive fighting title utilising Kinect and developed by Daoka. Ubisoft has stated The Fighter Within “delivers the long awaited motion fighting promise, allowing players to throw [...]
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Gamescom 2013 Predictions

The next generation of gaming is almost here. Following an E3 that will be remembered for years to come, as we saw, the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 fully revealed. Gamescom will be the next main event for both Sony and Microsoft to showcase their next [...]
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Xbox One Can Now Work Without Kinect

Microsoft has confirmed the Kinect will no longer be mandatory for the Xbox One to function. However, the system will still come packaged with the camera. In an AMA on IGN, Chief Xbox One Platform Architect Marc Whitten revealed how the former mandatory [...]
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Report – Discounted Xbox One To Launch In 2014 WITHOUT Kinect

Update: Microsoft has provided Gamefront with an official statement denying these reports, located below. “We have no plans to introduce an Xbox One without Kinect. We believe in Kinect and the value it brings to both games and entertainment, and believe [...]
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Microsoft To “Aggressively Challenge” Snooping Governments

Microsoft has vowed to fend off government information gathering programmes after it was caught in the media tornado conjured up by the NSA’s PRISM policy. Namely, Microsoft has said it will not allow governments to try to spy on citizens using the [...]
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Two New Bundles Hit XBLA

Do you remember the Twisted Pixel Bundle that was released in April? Well, it seems like this may be an ongoing trend as two more arcade bundles have arrived on the Xbox Live Marketplace. The first, as seen above, is the Beautiful Puzzle Pack which contains [...]
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Kinect Will Be Able To Scan DLC Codes

The Kinect on the Xbox One will be able to scan DLC redemption codes Microsoft’s Marc Whitten has confirmed. To my reddit friends — yup — this works! i.imgur.com/XZX8ev4.jpg— Marc Whitten (@notwen) July 01, 2013 Whitten was [...]
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