Microsoft Looking To Build New Services For Xbox, Wants To Take Avatar System To A New Level « Video Game News, Reviews, Previews and Blog

Gaming Bolt discusses the future additions that may be coming to the Xbox One, with clues in new job openings within Microsoft.

Microsoft Looking To Build New Services For Xbox, Wants To Take Avatar System To A New Level « Video Game News, Reviews, Previews and Blog.


Microsoft Makes Moves With HoloLens Games | alistdaily

When Microsoft sees a hot technology, it wastes no time making strides on it. Years ago, it catapulted motion gaming with the introduction of its Kinect device; and now, the HoloLens, which was introduced earlier this year, is getting its full attention.

via Microsoft Makes Moves With HoloLens Games | alistdaily.

HUNT the TRUTH – Did you slide your finger? It Reveals more!


Recently, 343 Studios released a cryptic video pertaining to the master chief and a reporter, Benjamin Giraud who is urged to do a full report on him by ONI.  At first many saw the picture with the words “traitor,” written on a bullet and a countdown timer.  As the countdown reached zero, a website leading to the Halo 5 HUNT the TRUTH tumblr site.  Upon, hearing of another countdown for today, 3/29, I decided to review the previous video and the voice recording to refresh my memory.  What I found next was very interesting.

When loading up the trailer with the bullet being shot into the mask and skull of what looks to be the Master Chief.  This left a lot of unanswered questions and enticed the world with such an odd teaser.  Upon further detail, I noticed as the video was loading a finger slowly slide from the play button to the right side of the screen.  As if to say i should slide my finger rather than just watch it…

As I began to slide my finger, my finger speed became the speed at which the video played and many more words began to appear.  Those words are:

Son, Abductee, Victim, Orphan, Recruit, Soldier, Warrior, Ally, Hero, Savior, Traitor

How many of you saw the finger slider and saw these hidden words written on the bullet?  If you haven’t seen it for yourself, check it out here.  This has only added to my anticipation and can’t wait for the reveal later today.  I will see what I can find out.  Feel free to like, subscribe, and share.  And if anyone else knows anything please comment below, or add your thoughts.  Thanks guys!

Xbox Wire Reports 6 Games with Gold for month of April


Xbox Wire announced today the games which would be featured in their Games with Gold promotion.  Earlier this month they advised us on a surprise and told everyone to be on the look out for more games.  Which games would be chosen and how many was left to ponder.  Larry Hryb, Xbox’s Major Nelson, took to his twitter handle @MajorNelson, to announce the double feature April Surprise:

Larry Hryb on Twitter: “Xbox Live Gold members will get double the games in April under the #DealsWithGold

The games are listed below:

Xbox One – Pool Nation FX  and Child of Light

Xbox 360 –  Gears of War Judgemet and Terraria (April 1st – 15th)

Assassin’s Creed:  Black Flag and Army of Two:  The Devil’s Cartel (April 16th-30th)

Further Detail as they appeared on Xbox Wire below:

Pool Nation FX ($9.99 ERP)
Child of Light ($14.99 ERP)
Gears of War: Judgment ($19.99 ERP)
Terraria ($14.99 ERP)
Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag ($29.99 ERP)
Army of Two: The Devil’s Cartel ($19.99 ERP)

Titanfall Season Pass Currently Free on Xbox One and 360 | Power Up Gaming

Thanks to Chris Mawson, from Power-Up Gaming, Titanfall’s Season Pass seems to be free for everyone on the Xbox store.  I suggest reaching the Xbox store via the link below:

 Titanfall on the Xbox Store

There you will see the Season Pass and Add-on DLC’s listed for free for anyone to grab.  The Xbox 360 version however must be D/L individually.  I have verified this and again thank Chris for the heads up.  The original story can be found below.

Titanfall Season Pass Currently Free on Xbox One and 360 | Power Up Gaming.

Xbox 360 Preview Program Announced – Inital Invites Being Sent


Great news last night! Xbox users may want to check their inbox!

Larry Hyrb, aka Major Nelson has taken to his blog to announce the new Xbox 360 Preview Program.  Initial messages have been sent out, inviting members into their newest program.  You may have been selected already because of your experience with the Xbox One program.  While others may have to wait until a later date or, if its anything like the Xbox One, a friend invites you.  You will be receiving the invite through the Xbox live messaging system.  If you are selected and this is from my own experience, only join if you intend to be a proactive user and give real feedback.  Helping to make the user experiences even better across both platforms.  Microsoft and Xbox have made it a point to interact with its community regularly by getting us involved.  They are reaching-out, interacting, asking and even answering questions.  Making the Xbox consoles a very unique option.  Both consoles are continually being upgraded and that can help everyone.  In a sense, we are helping to build the Xbox Live network into what we want it to be.  With the help of some of its brightest supporters, passionate gamer’s and of course the input from us, the best of Xbox.

Last night, Xbox’s Major Nelson made a rather interesting tweet. The Xbox One Preview Program is coming to the Xbox 360. Those of you who are interested in the details can find the link here, on Major Nelson’s blog.  He specifically states that this is only and just the beginning with lots of great things to come.  This will not download or update anything as of right now.  You are simply accepting the invite and enrolling.  Here are the steps to follow after receiving the message invitation:

1) Log into Xbox Live

2) Head over to Account Management in Settings

3) Choose/check your subscriptions/memberships – EA Access (if you’re a member), your Xbox Live Gold account and the Registration for the Xbox 360 Preview Program.

4) Accept Invite and Register your account – Following onscreen directions, accept and register your GT.

5) Next, Enroll your console –  The step above accepted and registered your GT.  Now enroll your console!

6) Done! – You should see a simple message stating that they will contact us/you when the update is ready.

Again, this is simply accepting and enrolling your X360 into the new preview program.  Again, notifying when the update is made available to us, the new X360 Preview Program members.  Thanks for coming by and make sure to share, like, follow, post, and/or Subscribe.   Or you can just chill or whatever else it is that you do!

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